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Defects of witty men deserve a cure

DMI number:
10396
Poem Aliases
Buckingham. Essay on poetry.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Defects of witty men deserve a cure
Last Line:
And those who are so will even this endure
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Poetry / literature / writing
Related People
Author:
John Sheffield
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract w. variants from An essay on poetry. Chalmers (1810) X: 91-94.