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The entertainer; containing great variety of instructive entertainment [Vol II] [T100454]

DMI number:
1037
Publication Date:
1766
Volume Number:
2 of 2
ESTC number:
T100454
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW124634439
Shelfmark:
BL - 12354.aa.27
Full Title:
THE | ENTERTAINER; | Containing great Variety of | Instructive Entertainment, | FOR | Persons of every Age, Rank, or Degree. | [rule] | Collected by CHARLES TELL-TRUTH. | [rule] | In TWO VOLUMES. | [rule] | VOL. II. | [double rule] | LONDON: | Printed for JAMES HENRY, in the [i] Strand [/i]. | M,DCC,LXVI.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Miscellaneous collection and Collection including prose
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
[6]pp; [3]-232pp.
Bibliographic details:
Vol.1 has direction line "Vol. V", vol.2, "Vol. VI" (ESTC)
Comments:
A number of poems are printed in this collection as 'composite poems' i.e. where two or more poems are printed without a break. On most occasions a long dash is used in the miscellany to signal the end of one poem and the beginning of the next. Where this is the case, the poems have been entered as separate items in the index. CONTENTS: 'Contents', [6]pp.
Related Miscellanies
Title:
The entertainer; containing great variety of instructive entertainment [Vol I] [T100454]
Publication Date:
1766
ESTC No:
T100454
Volume:
1 of 2
Relationship:
Volume from the same edition
Comments:
Related People
Publisher:
James Henry
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Ye virgin muses tune the lyre
Page No:
pp.11-12
Poem Title:
To the Right Honourable the Lord Chief Baron Bowes, on his Return to Ireland.
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Now justice reigns and vindicates her own
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p.12
Poem Title:
On the Chief Baron's being appointed Lord Chancellor, 1757.
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Where shall perplexed mortals fly to find
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pp.23-25
Poem Title:
[No title]
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First Line:
If when you come to men's estate
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pp.43-44
Poem Title:
Advice to the children of great Men.
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By nature savage till instructive art
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pp.47-48
Poem Title:
The Progress of Learning.
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First Line:
Science thou fair effusive ray
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pp.49-52
Poem Title:
Poem on Science
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First Line:
Thrice happy few that wisely here attend
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p.52
Poem Title:
Poem on Science
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Now night retires and glorious breaks the day
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pp.55-57
Poem Title:
A Poem on the first Arrival of his Majesty King George the first into England.
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See Britain's king upon his awful throne
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p.58
Poem Title:
[No title]
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What direful woe hangs over the land
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pp.58-59
Poem Title:
On the Death of King George the second.
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First Line:
Britannia's sons might well triumphant sing
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pp.59-62
Poem Title:
A Poem on the Coronation of his Majesty King George the third, which was Sep. 22, 1761. His Accession to the Throne was Oct. 25, 1760.
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Replete with glory and extent of days
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p.59
Poem Title:
[no title]
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Lord of the world and paradise his throne
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p.63
Poem Title:
On his Majesty's Marriage
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Awful hero Marlborough rise
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pp.66-68
Poem Title:
On his late Grace the Duke of Marlborough, when in the Decline of Life, and dozing in a melancholy posture on his Couch.
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He is the assertor of liberty
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p.66
Poem Title:
[no title]
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While thousands greet you on the British shore
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pp.68-69
Poem Title:
To his Excellency Lieutenant-General Bland, at his Arrival in Dublin, from his Government in Gibralter.
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Swift as his fame over all the world he flies
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pp.69-70
Poem Title:
Another Poem on his Grace the late Duke of Marlborough.
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Rouse Haddock rouse from thy inglorious sleep
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pp.79-81
Poem Title:
To Admiral Haddock on the Successes of Admiral Vernon, 1740.
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First Line:
Vernon taking Porto Bello
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p.81
Poem Title:
On Admiral Vernon
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First Line:
Vernon thou terror of the main
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p.81
Poem Title:
Advice to Admiral Vernon, 1740.
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First Line:
To crush our foes three naval heroes born
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p.82
Poem Title:
On Admiral Vernon's Success in America. An Epigram.
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First Line:
Vernon proceed in humbling Spain
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p.82
Poem Title:
The Advice to Admiral Vernon reversed, 1740.
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First Line:
My best companion and my dearest friend
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p.83
Poem Title:
On the Death of a Friend.
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First Line:
Thy gift dear Chloe when thy gift I see
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pp.83-84
Poem Title:
To a Lady on her making a Present of a Looking-glass.
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First Line:
When conquering death shall ravish from your eyes
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p.83
Poem Title:
These lines spoke by a young Lady on seeing his Grace the Duke of Argyle, 1740.
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Throned on the lofty mountains
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pp.84-86
Poem Title:
Poem on a late Battle in Germany, 1760.
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Long has sad Albion mourned her coward race
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pp.86-87
Poem Title:
On our many glorious and happy Victories, 1760.
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If nobly fighting in a nation's cause
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p.88
Poem Title:
To the Memory of General Wolfe.
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First Line:
Great without fault and without rashness brave
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p.91
Poem Title:
[No title]
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Here intombed a soldier lies
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p.91
Poem Title:
[No title]
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Raise to his memory and deathless name
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pp.91-93
Poem Title:
[No title]
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First Line:
O thou within whose tender blooming breast
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pp.93-94
Poem Title:
To a young Lady, an ingenious writer of several Pieces.
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First Line:
Let not the flattering voice of love
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
To a Young Lady
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First Line:
Miss Molly a famed toast was fair and young
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pp.102-104
Poem Title:
A Medicine to cure scolding Wives
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First Line:
But now suppose we may one woman find
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pp.104-105
Poem Title:
A Medicine to cure scolding Wives.
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First Line:
Come lovely gentle peace of mind
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
A Medicine to cure scolding Wives.
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First Line:
The husband thus reproved his wife
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pp.110-111
Poem Title:
The Cobler's Whistling Linnet.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
When my dear little linnet
Page No:
p.110
Poem Title:
The Cobler's Whistling Linnet.
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First Line:
I'll live no more single but get me a wife
Page No:
pp.111-112
Poem Title:
On Variety
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First Line:
In marriage are two happy things allowed
Page No:
p.112
Poem Title:
Spoke by a Gentleman who was most grievously perplexed with a Scolding Wife.
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First Line:
Women to cards may be compared we play
Page No:
p.112
Poem Title:
Spoke by a Gentleman who was most grievously perplexed with a Scolding Wife.
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A mother who vast pleasure finds
Page No:
pp.113-114
Poem Title:
[No title]
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Conversing with your sprightly boys
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pp.114-116
Poem Title:
[No title]
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First Line:
A gardener of peculiar taste
Page No:
pp.116-117
Poem Title:
Of conferring favours on ungrateful persons, a Fable.
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First Line:
Unto thee wisdom to thy sacred shade
Page No:
pp.118-119
Poem Title:
The well disposed Youth's desire of wisdom
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Hail evening the skies how calm how bright
Page No:
pp.119-120
Poem Title:
An Evening Meditation
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First Line:
The summer's morn unveils her eyes
Page No:
pp.120-121
Poem Title:
A Poem on the Beauties of Summer
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First Line:
Through all the various shifting scene
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pp.122-123
Poem Title:
Of Man's dependance on his Creator
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Whether in Dublin I reside
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
[No title]
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First Line:
Nor ivory nor Indian stuff
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pp.130-131
Poem Title:
Against Coveteousness
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First Line:
Is Lawson dead lie envy in the grave
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pp.140-143
Poem Title:
On the Death of the late Reverend Doctor Lawson, who was remarkable for preaching excellent charity sermons, and consequently exciting liberality.
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First Line:
Now Hervey's dead and will no muse proclaim
Page No:
pp.143-144
Poem Title:
On the Reverend Mr. Hervey, his Meditation on the Tombs; the Flower Garden and the Starry Heavens.
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First Line:
Hail source of transport ever new
Page No:
pp.145-146
Poem Title:
A Poem on Benevolence.
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First Line:
How blessed with whom though lowly born
Page No:
pp.146-147
Poem Title:
A Poem on Benevolence.
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First Line:
O may the boundless wish to bless
Page No:
p.147
Poem Title:
A Poem on Benevolence.
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First Line:
Be good with spirit and with parts be just
Page No:
p.148
Poem Title:
A Father's Advice to his Son.
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First Line:
Children like tender oziers take the bow
Page No:
p.152
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Juvenal
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First Line:
You ask me what is honour I know not
Page No:
pp.153-154
Poem Title:
On being asked what is honour
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Remote from city noise and towns alarms
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pp.162-164
Poem Title:
A Poem on a Country Life.
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Sure art and nature no where else can shew
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p.164
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
In silent characters their minds revealed
Page No:
pp.165-166
Poem Title:
These twenty seven Lines on Writing, has been left out in the 4th Volume.
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First Line:
To mention God no man has just pretence
Page No:
p.165
Poem Title:
A Rebuke to common Swearers.
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First Line:
Blest be the man his memory at least
Page No:
p.166
Poem Title:
These twenty seven Lines on Writing, has been left out in the 4th Volume.
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In him the favourite strokes of heaven were seen
Page No:
pp.166-167
Poem Title:
A Poem in praise of a worthy Merchant deceased, 1758.
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First Line:
In earlier times when absence interposed
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pp.169-170
Poem Title:
Of the Usefulness of the Pen.
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Poor Buckinger at last is dead and gone
Page No:
pp.173-176
Poem Title:
A Poem on the much lamented Death of Mr. Matthew Buckinger, who resided in Drogheda about the year, 1716, being a famous little Man, without Arms or Legs.
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Here sleeps among good christians dead
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pp.176-177
Poem Title:
The Epitaph.
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First Line:
Once on a time in sunshine weather
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pp.177-178
Poem Title:
Of Truth and Falshood.
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God of my life this early dawn
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pp.179-180
Poem Title:
A Religious Youth's Morning Hymn.
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O son of man O creature of a day
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p.181
Poem Title:
What is Man.
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First Line:
The beauteous mind with innocence endued
Page No:
p.181
Poem Title:
On Innocence
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First Line:
A poor man once a judge besought
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pp.183-184
Poem Title:
On Bribery in the Reign of King Alfred, 872.
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Blind plaintiff lame defendant share
Page No:
p.184
Poem Title:
Two Beggars disputing their Right to an Oyster they had found; a Lawyer thus decides the cause.
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For ever jarring yet for ever friends
Page No:
p.184
Poem Title:
On Lawyers.
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Careless besotted man whose baffled mind
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pp.185-188
Poem Title:
Of Careless and inconsiderate Men, &c.
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Past eight o'clock O christians meditate
Page No:
pp.189-190
Poem Title:
A Poem by a Gentleman, in Imitation of a Watchman going his Rounds.
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Death judgment heaven and hell think christians think
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p.191
Poem Title:
Wrote on the Tomb of a Clergyman.
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Whenever Solon mongst the crowd appeared
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pp.203-205
Poem Title:
A necessary Rule for Conversation, &c.
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Maecenas born of royal blood
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pp.212-213
Poem Title:
Several men have several Delights.
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Hail ever pleasing solitude
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pp.213-214
Poem Title:
On Solitude.
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While at this solemn hour the prostrate world
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p.214
Poem Title:
On Solitude
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The sons of riot weakly sickly train
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pp.216-217
Poem Title:
[No title]
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Man only from himself can suffer wrong
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pp.219-220
Poem Title:
[No title]
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Would I curse the man I hate
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p.219
Poem Title:
[No title]
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You shall swear by custom and confession
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p.221
Poem Title:
The form of the Oath on that occasion administered.
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Think not my friend that beauty lies
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p.222
Poem Title:
On true Beauty.
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Is this alas our boasted mortal's state
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pp.228-229
Poem Title:
A Poem on the Tombs of the Kings of Judea.
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Pox of these vile distractions high and low
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p.228
Poem Title:
A Poem upon an Election for Parliament men.
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Can mortal man boast of his days
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p.229
Poem Title:
A Poem on the Tombs of the Kings of Judea.
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