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To Mrs.

1 Celia, when you oblige again.
2 Subdue that haughty Eye:
3 Rather than Insolence sustain,
4 Who would not wish to die?
5 A grateful Heart will own the Debt,
6 But, O! must feel it with Regret.


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Title (in Source Edition): To Mrs. —
Author: Mary Barber
Themes: manners
Genres: address; occasional poem
References: DMI 11344

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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, 1735, p. 32. lx, 290,[14]p.; 8⁰. (ESTC T42623; DMI 519; Foxon p. 45)

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