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Alicia Cockburn

  • I've seen the smiling / Of Fortune beguiling; / I've felt all its favours, and found its decay: / Sweet was its blessing, / Kind its caressing; / But now 'tis fled — fled far away.

    • Alicia Cockburn,
    • "The Flowers of the Forest," in Frederic Rowton, The Female Poets of Great Britain ()

Alicia Cockburn, Scottish poet, wit, socialite

(1712 - 1794)

She is also seen as Alison Cockburn and Alison Rutherford.