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Did gold base wretch corrupt mankind

DMI number:
30358
Poem Aliases
Gay. Miser and Plutus.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Did gold base wretch corrupt mankind
Last Line:
Upbraid the passive sword with guilt
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Money / wealth and Virtue / vice
Related People
Author:
John Gay
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from The Miser and Plutus. Dearing and Beckwith (1974) II: 308-309.
Content/Publication
Title:
The entertainer; containing great variety of instructive entertainment [Vol I] [T100454]
Page No(s):
p.177
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed