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Spoken extempore, to the Right Honourable the Lady Barbara North
[ed.] "Lady Barbara North was the daughter of Thomas, eighth Earl of Pembroke". (Tucker [1992], 210) (AH)
, on her presenting the Author with a white Ribband at Tunbridge-Wells.

1 This Present from a lovely Dame,
2 Fair and unsully'd, as her Fame,
3 Shall to Hibernia be convey'd,
4 Where once, rever'd, her
* Thomas late Earl of Pembroke.
Father sway'd;
5 And taught the drooping Arts to smile,
6 And with his Virtues bless'd our Isle.

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Title (in Source Edition): Spoken extempore, to the Right Honourable the Lady Barbara North, on her presenting the Author with a white Ribband at Tunbridge-Wells.
Author: Mary Barber
Themes: virtue; vice
Genres: epigram
References: DMI 11605

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Poems on Several Occasions. London: Printed for C. Rivington, at the Bible and Crown in St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1735, p. 234. lx, 290,[14]p.; 8⁰. (ESTC T42623; DMI 523; Foxon p. 45)

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