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Anne Kingsmill Finch

(April 1661 - 5 August 1720 / Sydmonton, Hampshire)

Poems of Anne Kingsmill Finch

81. The Tradesman and the Scholar 1/1/2004
82. The Tree 1/3/2003
83. The Unequal Fetters 1/3/2003
84. The Wit and the Beau 1/1/2004
85. The Young Rat And His Dam, The Cock And The Cat 1/1/2004
86. There's No To-Morrow 4/16/2010
87. Three Songs 1/1/2004
88. To A Husband 1/3/2003
89. To Death 1/1/2004
90. To Edward Jenkinson, Esq 1/1/2004
91. To Mr. F. Now Earl of W 1/1/2004
92. To Silvia 4/16/2010
93. To The Nightingale 1/1/2004
94. To The Painter Of An Ill-drawn Picture of Cleone 1/1/2004
95. Trail all your pikes... 4/16/2010
96. Verses 1/1/2004

The Man Bitten By Fleas

A Peevish Fellow laid his Head
On Pillows, stuff'd with Down;
But was no sooner warm in Bed,
With hopes to rest his Crown,

But Animals of slender size,
That feast on humane Gore,
From secret Ambushes arise,
Nor suffer him to snore;

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