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An Inscription wrote on the Monument of a Young and Beautiful Lady.

This Marble By Nature form'd in a state of mutability, With the attention of a friend and art United, It thus faintly and imperfectly Informs The (perhaps) unthinking passenger Of the early decline Of one of the fairest flowers that ever graced The Garden of Nature.

1 IN Death's great library here laid aside
2 This volume lies neglected and despis'd,
3 Yet rests in hope, by heav'nly art apply'd,
4 To re-appear, corrected and revis'd,
5 Improv'd by its first Author's perfect hand,
6 In Heav'n's fair catalogue it firm shall stand,


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Title (in Source Edition): An Inscription wrote on the Monument of a Young and Beautiful Lady.
Author: Anonymous
Genres: inscription

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

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