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1 NONE without Hope e'er lov'd the brightest Fair,
2 But Love can hope where Reason would despair.


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    Title (in Source Edition): EPIGRAM.
    Themes: advice; moral precepts; love
    Genres: heroic couplet; epigram; distich
    References: DMI 22318

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    A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes. By Several Hands. Vol. II. London: printed by J. Hughs, for R. and J. Dodsley, 1763 [1st ed. 1758], p. 57. 6v.: music; 8⁰. (ESTC T131163; OTA K104099.002)

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