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" Beside, my Muse is the most gentle thing That ever yet made an attempt to sing: I call no lady punk,* nor gallants fops, Nor set the married world an edge for ropes; Yet... "
Poems on several occasions, written by Philomela - Page 6
by Elisabeth Rowe - 1696 - 141 pages
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The Athenian Oracle, Volume 3

1728
...that perfuades me to leave the Mufes. FOrego the charming Mufes ! No, in fpite Of your ill natur'd Prophecy I'll write ; And, for the future, paint my Thoughts at large, I wafte no Paper at the Hundred's Charge ; I rob no neighbouring Geefe of Quills, nor flink For a Colleiftion tothe Church...
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A Book of Women's Verse

Sir John Collings Squire - English poetry - 1921 - 191 pages
...thine. f 4. To a Friend -who "Persuades me to Leave the Muse FORGO the charming Muses! No, in spite Of your ill-natur'd prophecy I'll write ; And for the future paint my thoughts at large, I waste no paper at the Hundred's charge : I rob no neighb'ring geese of quills, nor slink, For a collection,...
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Eighteenth-Century Women Poets and Their Poetry: Inventing Agency, Inventing ...

Paula R. Backscheider - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 514 pages
...herself and her addiction to writing in an idiomatic, funny poem: Forgo the charming Muses! No, in spight Of your ill-natur'd Prophecy I'll write, And for the future paint my thoughts at large, I waste no paper at the Hunderds charge: I rob no Neighboring Geese of Quills, nor slink For a collection...
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