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Ere the foundations of the world were laid

DMI number:
8427
First Line:
Ere the foundations of the world were laid
Last Line:
Ten thousand thousand rolling years are nought
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Philosophic poetry
Themes:
Hopelessness / vanity of life and Time
Related People
Author:
John Gay
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Dearing and Beckwith (1974) I: 86-87.
Content/Publication
Title:
A collection of poems on divine and moral subjects, selected from various authors. [T97392] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.170-171
Poem Title:
A Thought on Eternity.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Mr. Gay]
Attributed To:
John Gay
Title:
A select collection of modern poems [ESTC N21693]
Page No(s):
pp.66-67
Poem Title:
A Thought on Eternity.
Attribution:
By Mr Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
Title:
A select collection of modern poems [ESTC T53676]
Page No(s):
pp.109-110
Poem Title:
A Thought on Eternity.
Attribution:
By Mr. Gay. [contents page]
Attributed To:
John Gay
Title:
A select collection of modern poems [N21691]
Page No(s):
pp.111-112
Poem Title:
A Thought on Eternity.
Attribution:
By Mr. Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
Title:
A select collection of modern poems moral and philosophical [T62266]
Page No(s):
pp.89-90
Poem Title:
A Thought on Eternity.
Attribution:
Gay. [contents page]
Attributed To:
John Gay
Title:
Poetical Miscellanies consisting of original poems and translations [T133656]
Page No(s):
pp.187-189
Poem Title:
A Thought on Eternity.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Poetical Miscellanies consisting of original poems and translations [T75180]
Page No(s):
pp.187-189
Poem Title:
A Thought on Eternity.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Poetical Miscellanies, consisting of original poems and translations [T75179]
Page No(s):
pp.146-148
Poem Title:
A Thought on Eternity.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Poetical miscellanies: Consisting of Original Poems and translations. By the best Hands. PublishÂ’'d by Mr. J. Gay. [Dublin] [ESTC T817]
Page No(s):
pp.10-12
Poem Title:
A Thought On Eternity.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Poetical miscellany consisting of select pieces for the use of schools the fourth edition [ESTC T132703]
Page No(s):
pp.242-243
Poem Title:
A Thought on Eternity
Attribution:
Gay
Attributed To:
John Gay
Title:
The Christian poet, or divine poems on the four last things [T75628]
Page No(s):
pp.44-45
Poem Title:
On Eternity.
Attribution:
By Mr. J. Gay
Attributed To:
John Gay
Title:
The poetical miscellany consisting of select pieces [ESTC T175134] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.220-221
Poem Title:
A Thought on Eternity
Attribution:
Gay
Attributed To:
John Gay
Title:
The poetical miscellany consisting of select pieces for the use of schools [ESTC T118165] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.281-282
Poem Title:
A Thought on Eternity.
Attribution:
Gay
Attributed To:
John Gay
Title:
The poetical miscellany consisting of select pieces for the use of schools third edition [ESTC T118166] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.242-243
Poem Title:
A Thought on Eternity
Attribution:
Gay
Attributed To:
John Gay
Title:
The poetical preceptor; or, a collection of select pieces of poetry, extracted from the works of the most eminent English poets. [T119553] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.217-218
Poem Title:
A Thought on Eternity. [Gay.]
Attribution:
Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
Title:
The seraph. A collection of divine hymns and poems. From the best authors [ECCO] [T74891]
Page No(s):
pp.150-151
Poem Title:
A Thought on Eternity.
Attribution:
By the same Hand. [i.e. Gay]
Attributed To:
John Gay
Title:
The seraph. A collection of divine hymns and poems. From the best authors [T175623]
Page No(s):
pp.150-151
Poem Title:
A Thought on Eternity.
Attribution:
By the same hand. [i.e. Gay]
Attributed To:
John Gay