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A Rebus.

1 A PLACE of distinction why should I not claim,
2 For beginning or ending I'm always the same;
3 My children from hence will gain fame and renown;
4 Rejoice then, my sons, I'm the name of the town.


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Title (in Source Edition): A Rebus.
Author: Anonymous
Genres: riddle

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Young Lady, fl. 1790. Poems on Several Occasions. Dublin: W. Porter, 1790, p. 12. 14p. (ESTC T197405)

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