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æther beauty becauſe beneath bleft boaſt breaſt Britiſh cauſe charms courſe curs'd defire diftant dreadful eaſe endleſs Ev'n ev'ry eyes facred fafe fair falfe fame fate fatire fear fecret feems feen fenfe fhades fhall fhew fhun fide fighs filent fing firſt fkies flain fmile foes foft fome fons foon foul fpring ftate ftill ftream fuch Gaul grace happineſs heart heav'n houſe laft laſt lefs loft mind moſt mufe muft muſe muſt ne'er night nymph o'er paffion pain pleaſe pleaſure pow'r praiſe pride proud publick purſue quæ quid rage raiſe reaſon reft rife ſcene ſeem ſeen ſenſe ſhade ſhall ſhape ſhe ſhine ſhould ſhow ſkies ſkill ſmile ſome ſpeak Spleen ſpread ſtage ſtands ſtate ſtay ſtill ſweet thee Thefe theſe thofe thoſe thou thought thouſand thro uſe virtue whofe whoſe wife wiſh wou'd youth
Page 285 - ... verum ubi plura nitent in carmine, non ego paucis offendar maculis, quas aut incuria fudit aut humana parum cavit natura.
Page 256 - But ah ! what pen his piteous plight may trace ? Or what device his loud laments explain? The form uncouth of his disguised face ? The pallid hue that dyes his looks amain ? The plenteous shower that does his cheek distain...
Page 200 - This, only this, provokes the snarling Muse. The sober trader at a tatter'd cloak Wakes from his dream, and labours for a joke; With brisker air the silken courtiers gaze, And turn the varied taunt a thousand ways.
Page 254 - Eftsoons the urchins to their tasks repair ; Their books of stature small they take in hand, Which with pellucid horn secured are, To save from finger wet the letters fair ; The work so gay, that on their back is seen, St. George's high atchievements does declare-; On which thilk wight that has y-gazing been, Kens the forthcoming rod ; — unpleasing sight, I ween.
Page 208 - Ah ! let not Censure term our fate our choice, The stage but echoes back the public voice ; The drama's laws, the drama's patrons give, For we that live to please, must please to live.
Page 25 - Proud names, who once the reins of empire held ; In arms who triumph'd ; or in arts excell'd ; Chiefs, grac'd with scars, and prodigal of blood ; Stern patriots, who for sacred freedom stood ; Just men, by whom impartial laws were given ; And saints, who taught and led the way to heaven...
Page 195 - Here let those reign, whom pensions can incite To vote a patriot black, a courtier white; Explain their country's dear-bought rights away, And plead for pirates in the face of day; With slavish tenets taint our poison'd youth, And lend a lie the confidence of truth.
Page 251 - Who should not honour'd eld with these revere: For never title yet so mean could prove, But there was eke a Mind which did that title love.