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Town Eclogues.

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Town Eclogues.

By Charles Jenner


Jenner (1736-74) was a clergyman; he published a number of poems, the finest of which is the present work, in which a country vicar lately arrived in London despairs of the taste for pageants and ‘flimsy farces’ on stage and longs to return to ‘common sense’ and to ‘Shakespear and old Ben.…

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