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EPIGRAM: TO PERSON GUILTY, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: Guilty, be wise; and though thou know'st the crimes
Last Line: And person to the world; ere I thy name.
Variant Title(s): To Person Guilty


Guilty, be wise; and though thou know'st the crimes
Be thine, I tax, yet do not own my rhymes:
'Twere madness in thee, to betray thy fame,
And person to the world; ere I thy name.





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