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Miscellanies in Prose and Verse [T39452] [ecco]

DMI number:
1637
Publication Date:
1766
ESTC number:
T39452
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW110256289
Shelfmark:
ECCO - BOD
Full Title:
MISCELLANIES, | IN | PROSE | AND | VERSE. | [rule] | By Mrs. CATHERINE JEMMAT, | Daughter of the late Admiral YEO, of PLYMOUTH, | AND | AUTHOR of her own MEMOIRS. | [rule] | [ornament] | [double rule] | LONDON: | PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR. | [short rule] | MDCCLXVI.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of occasional pieces, Miscellaneous collection, and Subscription Miscellany
Format:
Quarto
Pagination:
[11], 1-227. Page 33 follows 28.
Comments:
ODNB states: '[Jemmat] explains in her introduction that the collection ‘does not consist wholly of originals’, and includes pieces by friends as well as some previously published material. Modern scholars have been reluctant to ascribe any sections of the Miscellanies to Jemmat herself.'
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Title:
Miscellanies in Prose and Verse [2nd edn] [T39453] (ecco)
Publication Date:
1771
ESTC No:
T39453
Volume:
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Related People
Editor:
Catherine Jemmat
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Where shall the trembling muse begin her flight
Page No:
pp.1-4
Poem Title:
Beauty and Taste, inscribed to Her Grace the Duchess of Hamilton.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Celestial charity with ray divine
Page No:
pp.5-6
Poem Title:
On a Lord Lieutenant of Ireland visiting the Lying-Inn Hospital there.
Attribution:
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First Line:
No more revile Hibernia's warlike story
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
On the Success of Major-General Johnson in America.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Britons attend Ierne mind the call
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
On the late Earthquakes in England and Ireland.
Attribution:
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First Line:
While some in studied elegance of verse
Page No:
pp.8-10
Poem Title:
An Apology for declining the melancholy Task of a Poem on the Death of his Serene Highness the Stadtholder.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Tis merit calls awake the grateful lyre
Page No:
pp.10-12
Poem Title:
On seeing Mr. Mossop perform.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
With sympathetic warmth to feel the throws
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pp.12-13
Poem Title:
A Prologue at a Benefit Play for an Hospital.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Oh heavenly born in deepest cells
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pp.14-16
Poem Title:
Ode on Science.
Attribution:
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First Line:
All hail omnipotence whose outstretched arm
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pp.17-18
Poem Title:
A Morning Reflection.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Welcome once more to cheerful light to life
Page No:
pp.19-20
Poem Title:
On the Recovery of the Right Honourable Lord Viscount MOLESWORTH, from his Illness, in the Year 1755.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Thou thought revealing charm in silence shown
Page No:
pp.21-22
Poem Title:
On the Invention of Letters and the Utility of the Press.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Tis all that goodness left behind can show
Page No:
pp.23-26
Poem Title:
On hearing the Design of erecting a Monument to the Memory of Thomas Prior, Esq; by Subscription, in the Year 1751.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Once more my lord the muse would tune her lays
Page No:
pp.26-34
Poem Title:
On the Return of the Right Honourable Lord Viscount Charlemont, from his Travels, to Ireland, in the Year 1755.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A chilling damp invades my trembling heart
Page No:
pp.34-37
Poem Title:
An Elegy on the much-lamented Death of the Right Reverend Father in God, Thomas, Lord Bishop of Sodor and Man.
Attribution:
By a Gentlewoman of the Isle of Man, in the Year 1755.
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First Line:
Shall fame this blemish to the world display
Page No:
pp.38-39
Poem Title:
On the Report of Mr. Sheridan's giving a Benefit-Play towards defraying the Expence of Dr. Swift's Monument, in the Year 1752.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Since now thy patriot sons Ierne claim
Page No:
pp.41-42
Poem Title:
The Test, in the Year 1754.
Attribution:
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First Line:
The rule your candour recommends
Page No:
pp.42-44
Poem Title:
An Answer to the Test.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Fair Venus the goddess of beauty and love
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pp.44-46
Poem Title:
Some Stanzas from a famous Club.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Like mine or some dull brother's rhymes
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pp.47-48
Poem Title:
The Changes.
Attribution:
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First Line:
To Caelia dear queen of May
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
To Caelia.
Attribution:
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First Line:
How different from that Niobe whose pride
Page No:
p.55
Poem Title:
Ovid's Description of Niobe, when she heard of the Death of her Children, and ran to find their dead Bodies.
Attribution:
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First Line:
For this bold task ere on the stage we tread
Page No:
pp.55-57
Poem Title:
Prologue, first Night, Spoken by a Young Gentleman in the Character of Cato.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Welcome fair ladies to this night's repast
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
Prologue, second Night, Spoken by Marcia.
Attribution:
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First Line:
My father and mother what ails em
Page No:
pp.58-62
Poem Title:
The Rural Lass.
Attribution:
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First Line:
The god of wine and god of love
Page No:
pp.67-70
Poem Title:
The Contention.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A hare did to a garden get
Page No:
pp.70-72
Poem Title:
The Farmer and the Hare. A Tale.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Hail sweet retirement wisdom's peaceful seat
Page No:
pp.72-81
Poem Title:
Retirement. An Ode.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
What has that heart so wild so roving
Page No:
p.81
Poem Title:
Verses, Written to a Friend on his Marriage.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
I'll tell thee friend that heart so roving
Page No:
pp.82-83
Poem Title:
The Reply.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Tell me what genius did the art invent
Page No:
pp.83-84
Poem Title:
Question, on the Art of Writing.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Severus fumbler on the grey goose quill
Page No:
p.84
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Interred beneath lies one who never bowed
Page No:
p.85
Poem Title:
To the Memory of W. D. Esq;
Attribution:
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First Line:
Kind fortune as the wheel went round
Page No:
p.85
Poem Title:
Occasioned by reading of the Death of Sir Charles Amiand Pawlet, the Day his Ticket, No. 40,718, was drawn the Ten Thousand Pound Prize.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
How vain is man how fluttering are his joys
Page No:
pp.86-87
Poem Title:
Reflections on the Uncertainty of all Sublunary Enjoyments.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Attend ye fathers not too rashly run
Page No:
pp.88-90
Poem Title:
Judith's speech to the Elders of Israel, Paraphrased.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Who shall describe the virtues of his mind
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
Epitaph on a very Worthy Divine.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Thou fairest excellence of heaven
Page No:
pp.91-92
Poem Title:
To Celia.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Lest that the feeble heart of suffering man
Page No:
pp.92-95
Poem Title:
On Patience.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Happy the man to whom kind heaven
Page No:
pp.95-100
Poem Title:
Rural Happiness.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
As love's bright queen with pleasing wonder stood
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
The Mistake.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Whilst others praise in pompous rhyme
Page No:
pp.109-114
Poem Title:
A Description of a Cottage, rebuilt and fitted up in a Rustic Taste, by a Noble Lord.
Attribution:
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First Line:
There shall the morn her earliest tears bestow
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
Can storied urn or animated bust
Page No:
p.118
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
Now brag the beauteous sex controls
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
An Encomium on the Game of Brag.
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First Line:
Says the mother ah Kitty these frolics I said
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
Kitty and her Mamma; or, the New Style.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Quo the last to the first with an insolent scoff
Page No:
p.126
Poem Title:
The British pickled Herring and Anchovy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Bless o my soul the lord exceeding awful
Page No:
p.127-130
Poem Title:
A Paraphrase on the 104th Psalm, in Imitation of Milton's Style.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
What Marlay gone o death how do I grudge
Page No:
p.130
Poem Title:
On the Death of the Right Hon. Thomas Marlay, Esq;
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The comic muse once more shall smile elate
Page No:
pp.131-132
Poem Title:
To Thomas Sheridan, Esq; on his performing the Part of Archer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Three times I took for better and for worse
Page No:
p.132
Poem Title:
An Epigram.
Attribution:
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First Line:
The traitor Judas stands upon record
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Though Dunstan the elder more pious than civil
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
Another.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Hail sacred art thou gift of heaven designed
Page No:
pp.141-142
Poem Title:
A Poem on the Art of Printing.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Let joyful heirs in mock procession flow
Page No:
pp.142-143
Poem Title:
To a young Gentleman on the Death of his Father.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Fear not Hibernia Dorset never will dart
Page No:
p.144
Poem Title:
To Hibernia, represented leaning on her Harp.
Attribution:
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First Line:
When Athens mistress of the world appeared
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pp.144-146
Poem Title:
Prologue, spoken by Mrs. Woffington, in the Character of the Tragic Muse.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
To make the villa more delightful
Page No:
p.147
Poem Title:
A Fragment, from a polite Poetical Assembly.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Here native worth and honest love of good
Page No:
pp.148-149
Poem Title:
On the Death of a Promising Young Gentleman.
Attribution:
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First Line:
To sovereign Jove what shall I pray
Page No:
pp.149-150
Poem Title:
An Ode presented to a Nobleman on his Birth-Day.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Why bleeds my heart these drops of woe
Page No:
pp.150-152
Poem Title:
On Reading an Article in a News-Paper.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Returned from martial toil to native land
Page No:
pp.152-154
Poem Title:
On Rear-Admiral Warren being presented with the Freedom of the City of Dublin.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Come Abram's sons from every quarter come
Page No:
p.154
Poem Title:
A Call to the Jews.
Attribution:
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First Line:
That famed cross block at which the Jews did stumble
Page No:
p.155
Poem Title:
Translated.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Of excellent natural abilities well improved
Page No:
p.156
Poem Title:
Epitaph on a Clergyman.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Hence livid envy murkiest fiend of hell
Page No:
pp.156-158
Poem Title:
To Mr. Mason, on his Elfrida.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Old B the valiant cock stout stood the fight
Page No:
p.158
Poem Title:
The following Epigram on the two Betas (or B and B) written Extempore.
Attribution:
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First Line:
The Gaul in tactics long the palm has bore
Page No:
p.159
Poem Title:
On General Blakeney's Defence of Fort St. Philip.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Love summoned Collin to his court
Page No:
p.160
Poem Title:
Love and Prudence.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
At this fair shrine let not a tear be shed
Page No:
p.161
Poem Title:
To the Memory of Mrs. Susanna Mason, Daughter of Sir John Mason, Knight, after a Life of exemplary Piety.
Attribution:
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First Line:
A statesman dead the muses now must mourn
Page No:
p.162
Poem Title:
On Mr. Pelham's Death.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Heedless the great and helpless are the small
Page No:
p.162
Poem Title:
An Epigram, as old as the Reign of Henry IV.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Though Britain's genius hung her drooping head
Page No:
pp.163-164
Poem Title:
On Captain James Cornwall.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. Sir George Lyttleton, Bart.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Niger with treachery lies and spite
Page No:
pp.164-165
Poem Title:
The Revenge, an Epigram.
Attribution:
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First Line:
While Blakeney from Minorca's thundering towers
Page No:
p.165
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By the Reverend Mr. Pullein.
Attributed To:
Samuel Pullen [Pullein]
First Line:
I have seriously weighed it and find it is just
Page No:
pp.166-167
Poem Title:
The Batchelor's Choice. A Song.
Attribution:
Strephon.
Attributed To:
First Line:
If words mellifluent ever charmed the ear
Page No:
p.167
Poem Title:
The British Tully.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Gentle cupid god of love
Page No:
p.168
Poem Title:
On Chloe's Tooth-Ach.
Attribution:
Alexis.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Unused to kneel untrained to arts of woe
Page No:
pp.169-171
Poem Title:
Prologue to the Tragedy of Cato.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
P-tt-y persist in conquering still
Page No:
p.171
Poem Title:
Wrote by a Gentleman, extempore, on hearing a celebrated Beauty blamed by some of her own Sex for her Sprightliness.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Read Tickel's name and gently tread the clay
Page No:
p.172
Poem Title:
Inscription on the Monument of Thomas Tickel, Esq;
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Discord was prowling through the land
Page No:
p.173
Poem Title:
To the Marquis of Harington.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
If ever with justice man complained
Page No:
p.174
Poem Title:
On the Death of a Young Gentleman.
Attribution:
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First Line:
The ladies in clusters to Woodward repair
Page No:
pp.175-176
Poem Title:
On Mr. Woodward's Performance.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Careless by name and careless by nature
Page No:
pp.176-177
Poem Title:
On Miss Fanny Careless.
Attribution:
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First Line:
The envious all concur to aim
Page No:
pp.178-179
Poem Title:
On Hans Ballie, Esq; of the City of Dublin.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Widows who must have second dears
Page No:
pp.179-180
Poem Title:
On Lady Juverna's last Marriage.
Attribution:
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First Line:
In silent wonder sunk in rapture bound
Page No:
pp.181-183
Poem Title:
To the inimitable Mrs. Woffington, on seeing her in several Characters.
Attribution:
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First Line:
When graceful Woffington adorns the scene
Page No:
pp.183-184
Poem Title:
Addressed to Mrs. Woffington.
Attribution:
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First Line:
The season closed your reign expired
Page No:
pp.186-187
Poem Title:
To Mr. Sowden, on the close of the Year.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Tonight your bard salutes his native plains
Page No:
pp.188-189
Poem Title:
A Prologue to Jones's Essex. Spoken by Mr. Sowden.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Music that charms and elevates the soul
Page No:
pp.190-191
Poem Title:
On Alexander's Feast being performed for a distressed Family.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
But sing o muse the swain the happy swain
Page No:
pp.191-194
Poem Title:
Rural Life, in a high Class.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
If fools as they say spring from parents of sense
Page No:
p.191
Poem Title:
On the Marriage of a handsome Couple.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Ierne wipe the falling tear away
Page No:
p.195
Poem Title:
Upon the Arrival in Dublin of the Marquis of Hartington, when Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
Attribution:
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First Line:
As once assembled in the Elysian plains
Page No:
pp.196-198
Poem Title:
On seeing Mr. Barry perform the Parts of Othello, Romeo, Jaffier, and Castalio.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Ye coxcombs and beaux and ye grave wiser things
Page No:
pp.199-200
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Ye beaux and ye bloods and ye fierce looking things
Page No:
pp.201-204
Poem Title:
Another, Reversed, and applied to the Men, in Vindication of the Ladies.
Attribution:
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First Line:
O happy he happiest of mortal men
Page No:
pp.204-205
Poem Title:
The Farmer.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Ye matchless fair who grace the British isle
Page No:
p.206-208
Poem Title:
Advice to the Ladies, On reading the Story of Iphis and Anaxarete, in Ovid's Metamorphoses.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Attend ye fair while briefly I relate
Page No:
pp.208-210
Poem Title:
A Caution to the Ladies.
Attribution:
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First Line:
That god who rules supreme over heaven and earth
Page No:
pp.210-211
Poem Title:
An Idea of God and his Power. Translated from the French of Monsieur Racine's Tragedy of Esther.
Attribution:
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First Line:
I pass the silent rural hour
Page No:
pp.225-227
Poem Title:
A Description of a Manner of Life.
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