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Advice to the Ladies at Bath.

1 Ye heedless Fair, who trifle Life away,
2 Let either
* Lady Elizabeth Brownlow, and her Daughter, now Lady Vesey.
Brownlow set your Notions right:
3 Be, like the Daughter, innocently gay;
4 Or, like the Mother, prudent and polite.


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Title (in Source Edition): Advice to the Ladies at Bath.
Author: Anonymous
Themes: women; female character; virtue; vice
Genres: admonition
References: DMI 11615

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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, 1734, p. 240. xlviii,283,[7]p.; 8⁰. (ESTC T42622; DMI 519; Foxon p. 45) (Page images digitized from a copy in the Bodleian Library [Harding C 3644].)

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