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Another Reasonable Affliction.

1 From her own Native France as old Alison past,
2 She reproach'd English Nell with Neglect or with Malice,
3 That the Slattern had left, in the Hurry and Hast,
4 Her Lady's Complexion, and Eye-brows at Calais.

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Title (in Source Edition): Another Reasonable Affliction.
Author: Matthew Prior
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Poems on Several Occasions [English poems only]. London: Printed for JACOB TONSON at Shakespear's-Head over against Katharine-Street in the Strand, and JOHN BARBER upon Lambeth-Hill. MDCCXVIII., 1718, p. 270. [42],506,[6]p.: ill.; 2°. (ESTC T075639)

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