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Written on some Ivory Leaves.

1 Ye spotless Leaves! by all confest
2 Fair emblems of your Mistress 'breast.
3 Thrice happy He of human race,
4 Whose Name in this fair Book has place!
5 O happier still, whoe'er thou art,
6 Whose Name's engraven on her Heart!


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Title (in Source Edition): Written on some Ivory Leaves.
Author: Mary Jones
Genres: occasional poem

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Jones, Mary, d. 1778. Miscellanies in Prose and Verse. By Mary Jones. Oxford: Printed; and delivered by Mr. Dodsley in Pall-Mall, Mr. Clements in Oxford, and Mr. Frederick in Bath, MDCCL., 1750, p. 132. vi,[1],xlv,[1],405p. (ESTC T115196)

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