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The Lady's Resolve

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Written on a window, soon after her marriage, 1713.


Whilst thirst of praise and vain desire of fame,
In every age is every woman's aim;
With courtship pleas'd, of silly toasters proud,
Fond of a train, and happy in a crowd;
On each proud fop bestowing some kind glance,
Each conquest owing to some loose advance;
While vain coquets affect to be pursued,

And think they're virtuous, if not grossly lewd:
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