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Custom the world's great idol we adore

DMI number:
30276
Poem Aliases
Pomfret. Reason.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Custom the world's great idol we adore
Last Line:
We live and learn but never the wiser grow
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Moral
Themes:
Advice / moral precepts
Related People
Author:
John Pomfret
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Reason: A Poem ('Unhappy man who through successive years'). Chalmers (1810) VIII: 308-313.
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Content/Publication
Title:
Select tales and fables with prudential maxims in prose and verse [vol II] [N67747] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.18
Poem Title:
The Application to Fab. XVIII. Custom is Second Nature.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Select tales and fables with prudential maxims in prose and verse [vol II] [T127913] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.18
Poem Title:
The Application to Fab. XVIII. Custom is second Nature.
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Not attributed
Title:
Select tales and fables with prudential maxims in prose and verse [vol II] [T128069] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.112
Poem Title:
The Application to Fab. XVIII. Custom is second to Nature.
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