Ephelia Poems

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1.
To My Rival.

Since you dare Brave me, with a Rival's Name,
You shall prevail, and I will quit my Claim:
For know, proud Maid, I Scorn to call him mine,
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2.
First Farewell To J.G.

Farewell my dearer half, joy of my heart,
Heaven only knows how loath I am to part:
Whole Months but hours seem, when you are here,
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3.
Love's First Approach.

Strephon
I saw, and started at the sight,
And interchangeably looked red and white;
I felt my Blood run swiftly to my heart,
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4.
Wealth's Power.

How Happy was the World before men found
Those metals, Nature hid beneath the Ground!
All Necessary things She placed in View,
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5.
The Twin Flame.

Fantastic, wanton God, what dost thou mean
To break my Rest? make me grow pale and lean,
And offer Sighs, and yet not know to who,
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6.
Song (Number 10)

1.
Ah
Phillis!
had you never loved,
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7.
My Fate.

Oh cruel Fate, when wilt thou weary be?
When satisfied with tormenting me?
What have I e'er designed, but thou hast crossed?
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Sir, by your Merit led, to you I bring
A Laurel-wreath, but 'tis too mean a thing
For your high Worth and Parts, which we
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9.
To One That Asked Me Why I Loved J. G.

Why do I Love? go, ask the Glorious Sun
Why every day it round the world doth Run:
Ask
Thames
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10.
To Phylocles, Inviting Him To Friendship.

1.
Best of thy Sex! if Sacred Friendship can
Dwell in the Bosom of inconstant Man;
As cold, and clear as Ice, as Snow unstained,
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