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Poems 1773, Edited by Lisa Vargo and Allison Muri
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On a Lady's Writing

HER even lines her steady temper show ;
Neat as her dress, and polish'd as her brow ;
Strong as her judgment, easy as her air ;
Correct though free, and regular though fair :
And the same graces o'er her pen preside
That form her manners and her footsteps guide.

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April 2000