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Alexander Pope (1688–1744).  Complete Poetical Works.  1903.
 
Epitaphs
On John Gay
 
          The subject is supposed to be John Gay.

WELL, then, poor G—— lies underground!
  So there ’s an end of honest Jack—
So little justice here be found,
  ’T is ten to one he ’ll ne’er come back.
 
 
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