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1 MARY! our Prayer being still the same,
2 A little Litany I frame.
3 The Wish, that dwells within each breast,
4 So early form'd, so oft express'd,
5 Is, by the Muse's favouring care,
6 At length reduc'd to Form of Prayer.
7 Sisters, who're Friends, like you and me,
8 Perhaps will join our Litany;
9 Whilst those, whose hearts know no such love,
10 Will from our Mode, Dissenters prove.


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Title (in Source Edition): TO MISS BRAND.
Author: Hannah Brand
Genres: occasional poem

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Brand, Hannah, 1754-1821. Plays and poems: by Miss Hannah Brand. Norwich: printed by Beatniffe and Payne; and sold by Messrs. F. and C. Rivington; and Messrs. Elmsley and Bremner, London, 1798, p. 422. xv,[1],424p.; 8⁰. (ESTC T42452; OTA K041482.000) (Page images digitized from a copy in the Bodleian Library [Harding D 467].)

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