1807 ( First published in 1898 )
Harriet ! To see such Circumspection,
In Ladies I have no objection,
Concerning what they read;
An ancient Maid's a sage adviser,
Like her, you will be much the wiser,
In word, as well as Deed.
But Harriet, I don't wish to flatter,
And really think 'twould make the matter
More perfect if not quite,
If other Ladies when they preach,
Would certain Damsels also teach
More cautiously to write.
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