NABOKV-L post 0007223, Wed, 4 Dec 2002 09:42:28 -0800

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From: David Haan
To: NABOKV-L@LISTSERV.UCSB.EDU
Sent: Wednesday, December 04, 2002 8:33 AM
Subject: Re: Flatman


Flatman▓s "A Thought of Death" provided fodder for Pope▓s "The Dying Christian to his Soul".

Per Flatman▓s encomium on Charles II (whose portrait he also executed): "Kings should disdain to die, but only disappear." (cited by DeQuincey, footnote on ▒evanesces▓: "They should ABSCOND, that is, into the other world.").




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