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"May no grief distract thee. May the pillow of peace kiss thy neck, and the pleasures of imagination attend on all thy dreams; and when length of days shall have made thee tired of earthly joys, and the curtain of death closes gently around thee: May the angel of thy God take care that the expiring lamp of time receive the rude blast to hasten its extinction."

A Good Wife.

Let meekness every action grace
    Nor ever think your husband wrong,
Good humour beautify your face,
    And fond affection guide your tongue.

Such are the duties of a Wife,
    And such are ever sure to charm,
By these you'll pass a blissful life,
    Nor can the breath of slander harm.
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