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"Sly frantic wretch, that holp'st to make me great" what is the meaning of "holp'st"?

“Holp” is the archaic past tense of “help”, which was formerly a strong verb (a verb that inflects by changing its vowel) like freeze/froze or ride/rode. The old form was obsolete in ordinary language ...
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