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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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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, 1734, p. 232. xlviii,283,[7]p.; 8⁰. (ESTC T42622; DMI 519; Foxon p. 45) (Page images digitized from a copy in the Bodleian Library [Harding C 3644].)

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