ANSWER TO THE SONG OF 'TRUST NOT MAN,' &c.
1 I'll not trust, nor man deceive me,
2 I'll elude his deepest art;
3 He shall wed and be deserving,
4 E're I give my much loved heart.
5 I don't want thee kind adviser,
6 Man shall never me perplex;
7 I shall still continue prudent,
8 And defy the faithless sex.
9 I never trust an artful story,
10 Ever to my heart take heed;
11 To me they shall be always humble,
12 Or they never shall succeed.
13 Nor like a bird I'll be deluded,
14 Virtue still shall guard my heart;
15 'Till I find a faithful lover,
16 It and I shall never part.
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Title (in Source Edition): ANSWER TO THE SONG OF 'TRUST NOT MAN,' &c.
Author: Isabella Kelly (née Fordyce)
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