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The foundling hospital for wit [P6689] [volumes 1-6, 1743-1764]

DMI number:
711
Publication Date:
1743
Volume Number:
None of 6
ESTC number:
P6689
EEBO/ECCO link:
CB131276046
Shelfmark:
BOD Douce W 170
Full Title:
VOLUME 1: THE | Foundling Hospital | FOR | WIT. | INTENDED | For the Reception and Preservation of | such Brats of WIT and HUMOUR, | whose Parents chuse to Drop them. | CONTAINING | All the SATIRES, ODES, BALLADS, EPIGRAMS, [i]&c[/i]. | that have been wrote since the Change of the | Ministry, many of which have never before been | Printed. | [rule] | Number I. To be continued Occasionally. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | [ornament] | [double rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for G. Lion near [i]Ludgate[/i]. 1743. VOLUME 2: [no title page] VOLUME 3: THE | Foundling Hospital | FOR | WIT. | Intended for the | Reception and Preservation of such Brats of WIT and | HUMOUR whose Parents chuse to Drop them. | [rule] NUMBER III. to be Continued Occasionally. | [rule] | CONTAINING, | [2 columns] [column 1]1. Ode to the E---- of [i]B----[/i]. | 2. The Heroes: To the Commanders of | the 15 New Regiments. | 3. Arms and the Man: To the D----. | 4. Important Question resolved: To Sir | [i]John B----[/i]. | 5. Honesty the best Policy. | 6. An Epigram on [i]W--k--n W-- W--[/i] | and [i]C--tt--n[/i]. | 7. An Epigram by the E-- of [i]C----d[/i]. | 8. The Ball at [i]W------[/i]. | 9. [i]P--tt[/i] excused. | 10. Battle of [i]Falkirk:[/i] To [i]G---- H----.[/i] | 11. On the Stocks in [i]W----[/i] Chapel. | 12. On [i]Cha. S------pe, Esq; drinking | Tar-Water. | 13. The Monkies: To our Modern | [i]Beaus[/i]. | 14. A Song on Miss [i]Molly Carr[/i].[/column 1] [column 2]15. An Epilogue intended to be spoke | by Mrs. [i]Woffington[/i]. | 16. An Ode from [i]P--l F--y[/i] to [i]N-s F-y.[/i] | 17 [i]Orpheus[/i] and [i]Hecate[/i]: To Lady [i]B---[/i]. | 18. Sir [i]J. Suckling[/i], a Ballad, adapted to | a Modern General. | 19. A Ballad on Lord [i]D--n--l[/i]'s alter- | ing his Chapel into a Kitchen. | 20. A D------'s Ghost to [i]P------[/i]. | 21. The Unembarrassed Countenance. | 22. Long and Short Verses: To [i]P----[/i]. | 23. Verses on the D---s of [i]M------h[/i]. | 24. Advice to [i]Clara[/i], by Mr. [i]P------[/i]. | 25. Universal Business, 1st and 2d Part. | 26. Modern Fine Gentleman and Lady. | 27 An Epilogue on the Duke's Birth- | day : Spoke by Mr. [i]Garrick[/i]. | 28. The Surprising History of a late long | Administration.[/column 2] | [i]With many Curious Pieces never before printed, and a | General Table of Contents to the Whole. | [rule] | By[/i] TIMITHY SILENCE, [i]Esq[/i]; | [rule] | LONDON: Printed for W. WEBB, near St. [i]Paul[/i]'s. 1746. | Where may be had Number I and II. Containing all the Satires, odes, Ballads, and | Epigrams, by the Prime WITS of this Age since the Change of the late Earl of | [i]O------d[/i]'s Administration. VOLUME 4: THE | Foundling Hospital | FOR | WIT. | Intended for the | Reception and Preservation of such Brats of WIT and | HUMOUR whose Parents chuse to Drop them. | [rule] | NUMBER IV. to be Continued Occasionally. | [rule] | CONTAINING, | [2 columns] [column 1]1. Ode to [i]H--y F-x[/i], on the | Marriage of the Duchess of | [i]M----r[/i]. | 2. Ode to the Author of the [/i]Conquer'd Dutchess[/i]. | 3. Rural Reflections of a [i]Welch[/i] | Poet. | 4. [i]W--d--m[/i] and [i]P--tn--y[/i]; or | the Vision at [i]Bath[/i]. | 5. Tar-Water: A Ballad. | 6. The [i]Highlanders[/i] Flight.[/column 1] [column 2]7. The Fire-Side. | 8. Ode to [i]Stephen Poyntz[/i], Esq; | 9. Epilogue to [i]Tamerlane[/i]. | 10. Ode to Sir [i]C. H. W.[/i]. | 11. [i]Austria[/i]'s Deliverance. | 12. The [i]Sweet William[/i]. | 13. The Appeal of [i]Morgan[/i]'s | Ghost. | 14. Mons. [i]D'Argenson[/i]'s Letter, | and the Burlesque.[/column 2] | [i]With many Curious Pieces never before printed, and | a General Table of Contents to the Whole. | [rule] | By[/i] TIMOTHY SILENCE, [i]Esq[/i]; | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for W. WEBB, near St. [i]Paul[/i]'s. 1763. | [Price One Shilling.] | Where may be had Number I, II, and III, containing all the Satires, | Odes, Ballads and Epigrams, by the Prime WITS of this Age, since | the Change of the late Earl of O----d's Administration. VOLUME 5: THE | Foundling Hospital | FOR | WIT. | Intended for the | Reception and Preservation of such Brats of WIT and | HUMOUR, whose Parents chuse to drop them. | [rule] | NUMBER V. To be continued Occasionally. | CONTAINING, | [2 columns] [column 1]1. The Litchfield defeat. | 2. The Answer. | 3. Ode to [i]P. Y--ke[/i], Esq; | 4. [i]Richmond[/i], a Vision. | 5. [i]Bergen-op-zoom[/i], a Ballad. | 6. [i]Balaam[/i] and [i]Palaam[/i]. | 7. Green-Room Scuffle. | 8. Epistle from [i]G. Hind[/i]. | 9. Hymn for the 9th of [i]Oct[/i]. | 10. Advice to the [i]French[/i] King's Painter. | 11. Lamentations of [i]Lewis[/i] XV.[/column 1] [column 2]12. On the Tax on Coaches. | 13. Ode to Sir [i]C-- H-- W--[/i]. | 14. [i]Diggon Davy[/i] and [i]Colin | Clout[/i]. | 15. An Apology. | 16. Downfall of [i]West- | minster[/i] Bridge. | 17. Plot and no Plot. | 18. [i]Boeotia[/i]. | 19. [i]Europe[/i] in Masquerade. | 20. Speech of King [i]Harry[/i] | the Ninth.[/column 2] | [i]With many other Curious Pieces, some of which never | before printed. | [rule] | By[/i] TIMOTHY SILENCE, [i]Esq[/i]. | [rule] | [i]LONDON[/i]. | Printed for W. EBB, near St. [i]Paul[/i]'s, 1764. | [Price One Shilling.] | Where may be had any of the preceding Numbers. VOLUME 6: THE | Foundling Hospital | FOR | WIT. | Intended for the | Reception and Preservation of such Brats of WIT and | HUMOUR, whose Parents chuse to Drop them. | [rule] | NUMBER VI. to be Continued Occasionally. | [rule] | CONTAINING, | [2 columns] [column 1]1 The Court Ballad on Dr. C--s Ser- | mon. | 2 The embarrassed Knt. to Sir C. H. | W--s. | 3 A congratulatory Ode to the D. of | N----le on his going to H----r. | 4 A new Ballad on Sir Billy Tinsel, | L-- M--. | 5 Sir W--m St--pe's Speech on the | Buckingham Bill, [i]&c. &c. &c.[/i] | 6 Isis, an Elegy, to the Gentlemen | of Ox--d. | 7 Advice to Mr. L--g--n the dwarf | Fan-Painter, at Tunbridge Wells.[/column 1] [column 2] 8 The Bottle-Conjurer | 9 To the Independent E----s of | W----r. | 10 Odes, Rhapsodies, [i]&c.[/i] on Peace. | 11 A Reduced Officer's Complaint. | 12 Petition of Justice B--d--ns | Horse to the D. of N------le. | 13 On the late M--rt--l Bills. | 14 A Fable to the E--l of G--lle. | 15 Filch at the Gallows. | 16 Prologue and Epilogue spoke by | Prince George, [i]&c.[/i] | 17 Account of Sieur Rocquet | 18 A Ballad on B--n and W--r.[/column 2] | [i]With many other Curious Pieces, some of which never | before printed. | [rule] By [/i]TIMOTHY SILENCE, [i]Esq[/i]; | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for W. WEBB, near St. [i]Paul[/i]'s. 1749. | [Price One Shilling and Sixpence.] | Where may be had any of the Preceeding Numbers.
Epigraph:
VOLUME 1: --------[i]Poetica surgit | Tempestas[/i]. ---- JUVENAL.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Topical miscellany, Made-up miscellany, Political miscellany, and Collection including prose
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[3],ii-iv,[1],2-71,[1],iii-iv,[1]-60,[2],[1]-62,[2],[1]-62,[3],4-64,[4],[1]-91,[1].
Bibliographic details:
This is a made up miscellany; the volumes do not run in chronological order (the fourth and fifth being second editions than the sixth) and the volume must have been bound in or after 1763. Printed in Octavo gathered in fours.
Comments:
DATE: Dates range from 1743-1764. PRICE: Varies between 1 s. and 1 s. 6 d.
Other matter:
Contents for the first volume given at start of second volume (2pp.); contents of second volume given at end of second volume (3pp.). Third, fourth, fifth and sixth volumes have contents at the beginning (1p., 1p., 1p., and 2pp. respectively.
References:
Case 440 (1) (a); 440 (2) (a); 440 (3) (b); [vols 4 and 5 not in Case]; 440 (6) a
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Title:
The foundling hospital for wit [T64446] [reprint of T64445]
Publication Date:
1763
ESTC No:
T64446
Volume:
1 of 4
Relationship:
Part of a Series
Comments:
Title:
The foundling hospital for wit. [T64445] [different setting to T64444]
Publication Date:
1743
ESTC No:
T64445
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Part of a Series
Comments:
Title:
The foundling hospital for wit. Number II [T64449]
Publication Date:
1749
ESTC No:
T64449
Volume:
2 of 6
Relationship:
Part of a Series
Comments:
Title:
The foundling hospital for wit. Number II. [T64447]
Publication Date:
1743
ESTC No:
T64447
Volume:
2 of 2
Relationship:
Part of a Series
Comments:
Title:
The foundling hospital for wit [T64444] [different setting to T64445]
Publication Date:
1743
ESTC No:
T64444
Volume:
1 of 6
Relationship:
Part of a Series
Comments:
Related People
Editor:
Samuel Silence
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Pseudonymic editor of vol. 1.
Editor:
Timothy Silence
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Pseudonymic editor of vols. 2-6.
Publisher:
George Lion
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Publisher of vol. 1.
Publisher:
John Lyon [or Lion]
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Publisher of vol. 2.
Publisher:
Webb||W.||Jr.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Publisher of vols. 3-6.
Content/Publication
First Line:
A bawd a bawd where is this scoundrel poet
Page No:
p.[1]
Poem Title:
Verses occasioned by a Quarrel betwixt Mr. F--ld-g and Mrs. Cl--ve, on his intending her the Part of a Bawd, in his new Play called The Wedding Day.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
P------y no friend to truth in fraud sincere
Page No:
p.2
Poem Title:
An Epitaph upon the Political Memory of W------ P------- E--- of B---, who died to Fame on July 15, 1742.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Pardon old friend if at thy death
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p.2
Poem Title:
On hearing the Death of Cardinal Fleury confirm'd, an Old and Great Friend of his thus cry'd in his Raptures:
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First Line:
The man so silly
Page No:
pp.2-3
Poem Title:
A Song.
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First Line:
Whilst I reflect thee over methinks I find
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p.3
Poem Title:
To Mr. Thomson, Author of the Poem on the Four Seasons, on Occasion of the Part, which that Gentleman took in the Concert, and for promoting Mr. Dennis's Benefit Night, given him by the Players, when he was very Old, very Poor, and Short-liv'd.
Attribution:
Dennis.
Attributed To:
John Dennis
First Line:
Deep deep in S----'s blundering head
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
An Epigram.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
While public robbers faster breed
Page No:
p.4-5
Poem Title:
An Account of the Hampshire Wonder, or Groaning Tree, from a Gentleman of that County to a Courtier in London.
Attribution:
from a Gentleman of that County
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Not attributed
First Line:
Sir Thomas of Wentworth inflexibly good
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
An Epigram.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Two heroes went we thought to fight
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p.5
Poem Title:
A Case, supposed to be true.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Wise Caleb and C--r--t two birds of a feather
Page No:
pp.6-7
Poem Title:
The Old Coachman: A New Ballad.
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First Line:
The country girl that's well inclined
Page No:
pp.7-8
Poem Title:
The Country Girl; an Ode.
Attribution:
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First Line:
See a new progeny descends
Page No:
pp.9-11
Poem Title:
A New Ode. To a great Number of Great Men, newly made.
Attribution:
By the Author of the Country Maid.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Who at Paris has been
Page No:
pp.12-13
Poem Title:
The Capucin. A new Ballad. To the Tune of Ye Commons and Peers.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Great E--- of B--- your reign is over
Page No:
pp.14-15
Poem Title:
An Ode, Humbly inscribed to the Right Honourable W---- E---- of B----
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First Line:
What statesman what hero what king
Page No:
pp.15-16
Poem Title:
The States-man.
Attribution:
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First Line:
What good L--d B-- prim patriot now
Page No:
pp.16-18
Poem Title:
A New Ode.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Ye patriots who twenty long years
Page No:
pp.18-20
Poem Title:
Labour in Vain. A Song an Hundred Years Old. To the Tune of Molly Mogg.
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First Line:
Oh E--g--d attend while thy fate I deplore
Page No:
pp.20-24
Poem Title:
The Patriots are Come: or, a Doctor for a Crazy Constitution. A new Ballad. To the Tune of, Derry down.
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First Line:
Twas at the hour when guiltless care
Page No:
pp.24-26
Poem Title:
A Ballad. In Imitation of William and Margaret. Address'd to the ---- ----
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First Line:
Vice once with virtue did engage
Page No:
pp.26-30
Poem Title:
The Wife and the Nurse, A New Ballad.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Twas at the silent solemn hour
Page No:
pp.30-34
Poem Title:
S------s and J------l. A new Ballad.
Attribution:
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First Line:
France lately was at Europe's head
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
The Cardinals.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Why Britannia thus senseless of praise
Page No:
pp.34-36
Poem Title:
Britannia's Lamentation: Or, The Banks of the Thames. To the Tune of Tweed's Side.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Ye old Whigs met here my new honours to grace
Page No:
pp.36-40
Poem Title:
A Great Man's Speech in Downing-street, against the Enquiry. To the Tune of Packington's Pound.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Attend my honest brethren
Page No:
pp.40-42
Poem Title:
Esq; Sandys's Budget open'd, Or Drink and be D----d. A New Ballad. To the Tune of, A begging we will go.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Great E---- of B----h
Page No:
pp.42-43
Poem Title:
A newer Ode than the Last.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
While P------y seeking lost repose
Page No:
pp.44-45
Poem Title:
Britannia's Ghost to the E-- of B---.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Ye famed physicians of this place
Page No:
pp.45-46
Poem Title:
A Lamentable Case. Submitted to the Bath Physicians.
Attribution:
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First Line:
When erst the gallant Koningsegg
Page No:
pp.46-47
Poem Title:
Broglio's Breeches.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Take a man who by nature's a true son of earth
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
A Receipt to make a P--r, occasioned by the Report of a Pr--m--t--n.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Old I------y to show a most elegant taste
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
Scotch Taste on Vista's.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Quoth Cibber to Pope though in verse you foreclose
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
On Cibber's Declaration that he will have the last Word with Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
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First Line:
To the earl says the countess what makes you so dull
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
A Right Honourable Dialogue.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Dear Pope though you have I have not the temerity
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
Cibber's Answer.
Attribution:
Cibber's Answer.
Attributed To:
Colley Cibber
First Line:
Don't boast prithee Cibber so much of thy state
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
The Buffoon. An Epigram.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Ere old Rome's city could corrupted be
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
On Admiral Vernon's being presented with the Freedom of the City of London.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Thy horse like thee does things by halves
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
An Epigram, dropt in a Glass at a certain Ballot.
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First Line:
A wily fox who long had been
Page No:
pp.50-52
Poem Title:
The Fox and Hounds. A Fable.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Of late a dreadful storm of wind
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
The Fl----r's March. A Puff.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Three reigns three Bobs produced of equal fame
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
A Bob upon Three Bobs.
Attribution:
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First Line:
High taxes ran the Britons loud complained
Page No:
pp.52-53
Poem Title:
Occasion'd by a Late Motion.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Tis said two E--s will soon be made two D--es
Page No:
p.52
Poem Title:
On the Report of the New Dignities.
Attribution:
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First Line:
With W----le's politics the year began
Page No:
p.52
Poem Title:
One Thousand Seven Hundred and Forty Two.
Attribution:
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First Line:
As nature H----y's clay was blending
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
The Pin. An Epigram.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Physic each morn is T--t's care
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
Physick and Care.
Attribution:
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First Line:
What S-- would have been thought what P------y seemed
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
On Admiral Vernon's taking his Seat in the House of Commons.
Attribution:
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First Line:
He is grown old he is abhorred
Page No:
pp.31-32
Poem Title:
Imitation of
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First Line:
If through fear of disgrace into danger we run
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Attend ye brave Britons of every degree
Page No:
pp.32-33
Poem Title:
Plain Thoughts, &c. A New Ballad.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Wits point your arrows keen and quick
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
Ode. To the new M--------rs.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Jove said let there be light and lo
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
On passing the Window-Tax.
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