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JEALOUSY.

A SONG.

1 VAIN Love, why do'st thou boast of Wings,
2 That cannot help thee to retire!
3 When such quick Flames Suspicion brings,
4 As do the Heart about thee fire.
5 Still Swift to come, but when to go
6 Thou shou'd'st be more Alas! how Slow.
7 Lord of the World must surely be
8 But thy bare Title at the most;
9 Since Jealousy is Lord of Thee,
10 And makes such Havock on thy Coast,
11 As do's thy pleasant Land deface,
12 Yet binds thee faster to the Place.

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Title (in Source Edition): JEALOUSY. A SONG.
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Miscellany poems, on several occasions: Written by the Right Honble Anne, Countess of Winchilsea. London: printed for J. B. and sold by Benj. Tooke, William Taylor, and James Round, 1713, p. 269. [8],390p. ; 8⁰. (ESTC T94539; Foxon pp. 274-5; OTA K076314.000)

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