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A SONG.

1 QUickly, Delia, Learn my Passion,
2 Lose not Pleasure, to be Proud;
3 Courtship draws on Observation,
4 And the Whispers of the Croud.
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5 Soon or late you'll hear a Lover,
6 Nor by Time his Truth can prove;
7 Ages won't a Heart discover,
8 Trust, and so secure my Love.

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Title (in Source Edition): A SONG.
Themes: love
Genres: 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, pp. 270-271. [8],390p. ; 8⁰. (ESTC T94539; Foxon pp. 274-5; OTA K076314.000)

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