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An EPIGRAM.

1 Since Milo rallies sacred Writ,
2 To win the Title of a Wit;
3 'Tis pity but he shou'd obtain it,
4 Who bravely pays his Soul to gain it.

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Title (in Source Edition): An EPIGRAM.
Author: Mary Barber
Themes: wit; religion
Genres: epigram
References: DMI 11609

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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. 239. lx, 290,[14]p.; 8⁰. (ESTC T42623; DMI 523; Foxon p. 45)

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