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RIDDLE.

1 I took five daughters with me to the play,
2 The first in scarlet clad, the next in grey,
3 In silk the third, the fourth in gold array'd,
4 In humble stuff the last, and youngest maid.

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Title (in Source Edition): RIDDLE.
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Alcock [née Cumberland], Mary, 1741?–1798. Poems, &c. &c. by the Late Mrs. Mary Alcock [poems only]. London: Printed for C. Dilly, Poultry, 1799, p. 124. vii,[25],183,[1]p. (ESTC T86344) (Page images digitized by University of Michigan Library.)

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