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To a Brother of the Author's.

1 WE wish you joy like us to meet
2 The spring in all its gay attire;
3 The fields to range in rural sport;
4 The manly thought, and bold design.
5 To us belong the woods and groves,
6 Each gentle art, and kind reply;
7 In truth and innocence unite,
8 Our minds improve but guess for whom.

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    Title (in Source Edition): To a Brother of the Author's.
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    Carstairs, Christian. Original Poems. By a Lady, Dedicated to Miss Ann Henderson. A Tribute to Gratitude and Friendships. Edinburgh: Andrew Shortrede, 1786, p. 40.  (ESTC T76883) (Page images digitized from a copy in the Bodleian [Harding C 680].)

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