The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift/Volume 17/Epigrams on Francis Chartres, &c.

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This work was probably written by Alexander Pope. See The Works of Alexander Pope (1995). Wordsworth Edition Ltd. p. 391.


PETER complains, that God has given
To his poor babe a life so short:
Consider, Peter, he's in Heaven;
'Tis good to have a friend at court.


YOU beat your pate, and fancy wit will come:
Knock as you please, there's nobody at home.