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On the same Subject.

1 In a dark Corner of the House,
2 Poor Helen sits, and sobs and cries:
3 She will not see her Loving Spouse,
4 Nor her more dear Picquet-Allies:
5 Unless She finds her Eye-brows,
6 She'll e'en weep out her Eyes.

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Title (in Source Edition): On the same Subject.
Author: Matthew Prior
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Prior, Matthew, 1664-1721. 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. 271. [42],506,[6]p.: ill.; 2°. (ESTC T075639)

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