On Lord COBHAM'S Gardens.
1 IT puzzles much the sages' brains,
2 Where Eden stood of yore;
3 Some place it in Arabia's plains,
4 Some say, it is no more.
5 But Cobham can these tales confute,
6 As all the curious know;
7 For he has prov'd beyond dispute,
8 That paradise is STOW.
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Title (in Source Edition): On Lord COBHAM'S Gardens.
Author: Nathaniel Cotton
Themes: gardens; places
Genres: ballad metre; Chevy Chase stanza
References: DMI 25829
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