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Poems on several subjects: Written by Stephen Duck, lately a poor thresher in a Barn in the county of Wilts, at the wages of four shillings and six pence per week: which were publickly read in the drawing-room at Windsor Castle, on Friday the 11th of September, 1730, to Her Majesty. Who was thereupon most graciously pleased to take the author into her royal protection, by allowing him a salary of thirty pounds per annum, and a small house at Richmond in Surrey, to live in, for the better support of himself and family.

  • Duck, Stephen, 1705-1756.
MDCCXXXI. [1731]
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Dublin : Printed by S. Powell for George Ewing, at the Angel and Bible, in Dame's-street, MDCCXXXI. [1731]

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32p. ; 80.


The eighth edition, corrected. To which is added, some account of the life of the author.

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ESTC N25184


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