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Mary Darby Robinson

(1758 - 1800 / England)

Female Fashions for 1799


A form, as any taper, fine ;
A head like half-pint bason ;
Where golden cords, and bands entwine,
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  • Emancipation Planz (1/17/2008 4:43:00 AM)

    Wouldn't she be lovely; wouldn't she be fine!
    this poem just fascinated me in the 'historic sense'.. this is a masterpiece that has been cloaked well in preservation.. to which this reader is truly grateful! (Report) Reply

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