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LORD, what I once had done with youthful might,
To the Memory of my dear and ever honoured Father Thomas Dudley Esq; Who deceased, July 31. 1653. an
By duty bound, and not by custome led
To celebrate the praises of the dead,
Mary has seen thus far.-I am really so angry, Louisa,-
Quite out of patience, my dearest! What can the man be intending?
I am quite tired; and Mary, who might bring him to in a moment,
Lets him go on as he likes, and neither will help nor dismiss him.
DO you see this Ring?
Tis Rome-work, made to match
Of Public Spirit In Regard To Public Works: An Epistle, To His Royal Highness Frederick Prince of Wa
Great Hope of Britain!-Here the Muse essays
A theme, which, to attempt alone, is praise.
Be Her's a zeal of Public Spirit known!
A princely zeal!-a spirit all your own!
The Diverting History Of John Gilpin, Showing How He Went Farther Than He Intended, And Came Safe Ho
John Gilpin was a citizen
Of credit and renown,
A train-band captain eke was he
Of famous London town.