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Written at Dr. Mead's
[ed.] "Dr Mead (1673-1754), celebrated physician who attended Queen Anne in her last illness. Medical advisor to the famous including Pope." (Tucker [1992], 220) (AH)
House in Ormond-Street, to Mrs. Mead.

1 Books, Pictures, Statues, here we find,
2 And each excelling in their Kind.
3 Mead's Taste in ev'ry Thing we view;
4 But chiefly in his Choice of You.


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Title (in Source Edition): Written at Dr. Mead's House in Ormond-Street, to Mrs. Mead.
Author: Mary Barber
Themes: marriage
Genres: epigram
References: DMI 11565

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Barber, Mary, ca. 1690-1757. Poems on Several Occasions [poems only]. London: Printed for C. Rivington, at the Bible and Crown in St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1735, p. 151. lx, 290,[14]p.; 8⁰. (ESTC T42623; DMI 519; Foxon p. 45)

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