Observe this Piece, which to our sight does bring


Verses written under the King of Sweden's Picture

Primary Text:

MS Folger, 295.

Secondary Ed:

1713 Misc, 140-1; rpt of 1713: 1903 Reynolds, 91-2.


In "To His Excellency the Lord Cartret," above, she refers to this poem as "the early theme of my aspireing muse." Charles XII was a hero to Jacobites.


1699-1700 (Charles XII born 1862, he first became king in 1697, his swift military maneuvres and victories began in 1699 and succeeded first in 1700.
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