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.
Themes: sex; relations between the sexes
References: DMI 27709
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