About the poet
Mary Pierrepont was born in 1689, the first child of the Earl of Kingston. Her mother died in...
A Receipt to Cure the Vapours
All those dismal looks and fretting
Cannot Damon’s life restore;
Long ago the worms have eat him,
You can never see him more.
All the morals that they tell us,
Never cured the sorrow yet:
Chuse, among the pretty fellows,
One of honor, youth, and wit.