Upon a LADY'S EMBROIDERY.
1 ARACHNE once, as poets tell,
2 A goddess at her art defy'd;
3 But soon the daring mortal fell
4 The hapless victim of her pride.
5 O then beware Arachne's fate,
6 Be prudent, CHLOE, and submit;
7 For you'll more surely feel her hate,
8 Who rival both her Art and Wit.
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Title (in Source Edition): Upon a LADY'S EMBROIDERY.
Author: David Garrick
Themes: art; painting
References: DMI 22577
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