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The Nunerals few the Book, the Figures the Verse.
Vertumnus and Pomona, from Ovid's Metamorphoses,
the Story of Cephalus and Procris, with the Motto Aura Veni, 14
Horate's Satires, Epifles, and Odes. Imitated.
On his Grotto at Twickenham, composed of Marbles, Spars, Gems,
On receiving from the Rt. Hon. Lady Frances Shirley, a Standish
1. On Sir William Trumball, one of the principal Secretaries of
Harcourt, at the Church of Stanton-Harcourt in Oxfordshire,
VII. On the Monument of the Hon. Robert Digby, and of his fifter
IX. On General Henry Withers, in Weftminster-Abbey, 1729, ib.
Year of his Age, 1735,
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