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John Gay, a cousin of the poet John Gay, was an English philosopher, biblical scholar and Church of England clergyman.

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List of poems by John Gay 46 total

If the Heart of a Man
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Fable XLII. The Juggler
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Fable L: The Hare and Many Friends
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The Shepherd's Week : Friday; or, The Dirge
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The Shepherd's Week : Thursday; or, The Spell
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Ode to Adversity
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A Ballad
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Songs from The Beggar’s Opera: Air IV-Cotillion
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The Shepherd's Week : Tuesday; or, the Ditty
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Trivia ; or, the Art of Walking the Streets of London : Book II.
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Songs from The Beggar’s Opera: Air XVI-“Over the Hills, and Far Away”
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To a Young Lady, With Some Lampreys
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The Shepherd's Week (excerpt)
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The Quidnunckis
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An Elegy on a Lap-dog
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The Man and the Flea
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IF LAWYER'S HAND IS FEE'D 92 ViewsRate it
HE THAT TASTES WOMAN
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The Shepherd's Week : Wednesday; or, The Dumps
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Rural Sports: A Georgic - Canto I.
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Sweet William's Farewell to Black-ey'd Susan: A Ballad
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Acis and Galatea
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Rural Sports: A Georgic - Canto II.
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Trivia; or the Art of Walking the Streets of London: Book I.
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To a Lady
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The Shepherd's Week : Monday; or the Squabble
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Songs from The Beggar’s Opera: Air X-“Thomas, I Cannot' 70 ViewsRate it
Trivia ; or, the Art of Walking the Streets of London : Book III
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The Beggar's Opera (excerpts)
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The Fan : A Poem. Book III.
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The Fan : A Poem. Book I.
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Songs from The Beggar’s Opera: Air XXVII-“Green Sleeves”
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Trivia; or, the Art of Walking the Streets of London (excer
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The Shepherd's Week : Saturday; or, The Flights
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The Fan : A Poem. Book II.
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The Shepherd and the Philosopher
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Council Of Horses.
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Butterfly And Snail.
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Cupid, Hymen, And Plutus.
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Dog And Fox.
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Courtier And Proteus.
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Ant In Office.
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Barleymow And Dunghill.
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Cookmaid, Turnspit, And Ox.
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Cur, Horse, And Shepherd's Dog.
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Cur And Mastiff.
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