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A prayer for a child, by Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire

A poem written by Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, about the child (by her lover Charles Grey) she was forced to give up. Yes, Georgiana was a writer too, though it is easy to overlook it if you limit yourself to the film The Duchess. Unhappy child of indiscretion, poor slumberer on a breast forlorn pledge […]