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The Athenians Answer, to the Foregoing Poem.

1 WHat Charms to two such Feuds wou'd equal prove?
2 You are possest with Poetry and Love.
3 Fruitless experiments no more [we'll] try;
4 Lost to advice, Rime on, Love on, and dye!


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Title (in Source Edition): The Athenians Answer, to the Foregoing Poem.
Themes: love; poetry; literature; writing
Genres: answer/reply

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Rowe, Elizabeth Singer, 1674-1737. Poems on several occasions. Written by Philomela. London: Printed for John Dunton at the Raven in Jewen-street, 1696, p. 39. [24],72,69,[11]p.; 8⁰ (ESTC R7317; OTA A57734)

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