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* This excellent Lady is lately become a widow, in the East Indies, by the death of Colonel .

1 LOVE's gay Queen, who reigns on earth,
2 Smil'd, Miranda, at thy birth;
3 Pleas'd, she bid thy angel face
4 Beam with each bewitching grace;
5 Round your waist her zone she threw,
6 Charms divine thus giving you;
7 Cupid knelt, and, lowting low,
8 To your sway resign'd his bow;
9 Jove, who saw the temple fair,
10 Thron'd each human virtue there;
11 Pallas then, the work to crown,
12 Made her Aegis all your own.


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Title (in Source Edition): TO MIRANDA.
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Berkeley, George Monck, 1763-1793. Poems: by the late George-Monck Berkeley, Esq. ... With a preface by the editor, consisting of some anecdotes of Mr. Monck Berkeley and several of his friends. London: printed by J. Nichols; and sold by Messrs. Leigh and Sotheby; Mr. Edwards; Mr. Cooke, Oxford; Mr. Todd, York; Messrs. Simmons and Co.; Messrs. Flackton, Marrable, and Claris; and Mr. Bristow, Canterbury, 1797, p. 31. viii,DCXXXII,212p.,plate: port.; 4⁰. (ESTC T142950; OTA K111746.000) (Page images digitized by the University of California Libraries.)

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