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To a LADY, who sent Compliments to a CLERGYMAN upon the Ten of Hearts.

1 YOUR compliments, dear lady, pray forbear,
2 Old English services are more sincere;
3 You send Ten Hearts, the tythe is only mine,
4 Give me but One, and burn the other Nine.

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    Title (in Source Edition): To a LADY, who sent Compliments to a CLERGYMAN upon the Ten of Hearts.
    Author: Anonymous
    Themes: sex; relations between the sexes
    Genres: epigram
    References: DMI 27709

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    A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes. By Several Hands. Vol. V. London: printed by J. Hughs, for R. and J. Dodsley, 1763 [1st ed. 1758], p. 158. 6v.: music; 8⁰. (ESTC T131163)

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