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Poem by Robert Craggs, Earl Nugent


Epigram 2. SInce first you knew my am'rous smart


SInce first you knew my am'rous smart,
Each day augments your proud disdain;
'Twas then enough to break my heart,
And now, thank heav'n! to break my chain.
Cease, thou scorner, cease to shun me!
Now let love and hatred cease!
Half that rigour had undone me,
All that rigour gives me peace.



Robert Craggs, Earl Nugent


Robert Craggs, Earl Nugent's other poems:
  1. Epigram 14. TOM thought a wild profusion great
  2. Epigram 10. WHILE Lucy, chaste as mountain snows
  3. Epigram 1. I Lov'd thee beautiful and kind
  4. Epigram 5. THO' cheerful, discreet, and with freedom well bred
  5. Epigram 12. WE thought you without titles great


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