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Alexander Pope (1688–1744).  Complete Poetical Works.  1903.
 
Epigrams and Epitaphs
On a Picture of Queen Caroline
 
        
Drawn by Lady Burlington
  
  It is not known who the Bishop was. The ‘lying Dean’ refers to Dr. Alured Clarke, who preached a fulsome sermon upon the Queen’s death.

PEACE, flatt’ring Bishop! lying Dean!
This portrait only paints the Queen!
 
 
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