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SONG.

1 WHEN thy Beauty appears
2 In its Graces and Airs,
3 All bright as an Angel new dropt from the Sky;
4 At distance I gaze, and am aw'd by my Fears,
5 So strangely you dazzle my Eye!
6 But when without Art,
7 Your kind Thoughts you impart,
8 When your Love runs in Blushes thro' ev'ry Vein;
9 When it darts from your Eyes, when it pants in your Heart,
10 Then I know you're a Woman again.
11 There's a Passion and Pride
12 In our Sex, (she reply'd,)
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13 And thus (might I gratify both) I wou'd do:
14 Still an Angel appear to each Lover beside,
15 But still be a Woman to you.

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Title (in Source Edition): SONG.
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Genres: song

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Poems on Several Occasions: Written by Dr. Thomas Parnell, Late Arch-Deacon of Clogher: and Published by Mr. Pope. London: printed for B. Lintot, 1722 [1721], pp. 18-19. [8],221,[3]p.; 8⁰. (ESTC T42652; Foxon p. 554; OTA K041605.000)

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