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To Novella, on her saying deridingly, that a Lady of great Merit, and fine Address, was bred in the Old Way.

An EPIGRAM.

1 You cry, She's bred in the Old Way;
2 Then into Laughter fall:
3 Were she as just to you, she'd say,
4 You are not bred at all.

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Title (in Source Edition): To Novella, on her saying deridingly, that a Lady of great Merit, and fine Address, was bred in the Old Way. An EPIGRAM.
Author: Mary Barber
Themes: manners
Genres: epigram
References: DMI 11600

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

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