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But com'st a decent maid,
In Attic robe array'd,
O chaste, unboastful nymph, to thee I call!
Fair nymph, if fame or honour were
To be attained with ease,
Then would I come and rest me there,
Thus intranc'd they did lie,
Till Alexis did try
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O ruddier than the cherry,
O sweeter than the berry,
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The hapless Nymph with wonder saw:
A whisker first and then a claw,
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Every young sculptor seems to think that he must give the world some specimen of indecorous womanhood, and call it Eve, Venus, a N ...
Reason is a supple nymph, and slippery as a fish by nature. She had as leave give her kiss to an absurdity any day, as to syllogis ...
A hidden strength
Which if Heav'n gave it, may be term'd her own:
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Sweet Echo, sweetest Nymph that liv'st unseen
Within thy airy shell
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Haste thee Nymph, and bring with thee
Jest and youthful jollity,
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