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EPIGRAM I.

1 I Lov'd thee beautiful and kind,
2 And plighted an eternal vow;
3 So alter'd are thy face and mind,
4 'Twere perjury to love thee now.

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    Title (in Source Edition): EPIGRAM I.
    Themes: sex; relations between the sexes; love
    Genres: epigram; comic verse
    References: DMI 22439

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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. 234. 6v.: music; 8⁰. (ESTC T131163; OTA K104099.002) (Page images digitized by the Eighteenth-Century Poetry Archive from a copy in the archive's library.)

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