Mary Barber

(1690-1757 / England)

Written At Tunbridge—wells, To The Right Honourable The Lady Barbara North - Poem by Mary Barber

Faint--Fair, and act a Play.

In some few Hours we must repair,
To act, like Thespis, in the Fair:
And, as our Stage is of a Piece
With that transmitted down from Greece,
Some Pow'r celestial must unfold
Our Fable, too obscurely told:
And, since it helps the Poet's Art,
When Actors speak and look their Part;
Wonder not, fair One, that we sue,
The Goddess may be play'd by you.


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  • (1/17/2016 11:33:00 AM)


    ...............a nice write and flows wonderfully ★ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 20, 2010



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