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Draw England ruined by what was given before

DMI number:
11882
First Line:
Draw England ruined by what was given before
Last Line:
Saw his ships burnt and as they burnt he ------
Poem Genre / Form:
Advice to a Painter poems, Couplet, and Topical satire
Themes:
Politics and War[Anglo-Dutch War]
Related People
Author:
Sir John Denham
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Banks (1928): 327-331: considers Denham's authorship impossible. George deF. Lord describes attribution to Denham as 'a blind' to shield true authors from prosecution: POAS I (1963): 140.
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First Line:
Draw England ruined by what was given before
Last Line:
Saw his ships burn and as they burnt he ------
Relationship:
Variant Of
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
A third collection of ... poems, satyrs, songs, &c. against popery and tyranny [ESTC R26292]
Page No(s):
pp.17-18
Poem Title:
Directions To A Painter.
Attribution:
By Sir John Denham.
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
Title:
Occasional poems on the late Dutch war [T102884]
Page No(s):
pp.9-12
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. Denham]
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham