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Metals grow within the mine,
Man is born to live and die,
Doves are mild, and lions grim:
Pushes all things on to Love.
Does the mifer doat on gold?.
Should you this deny, you'll prove
Nature is averfe to Love.
As the wencher loves a lafs,
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When young maidens courtship fhun,
R A M,
ON THE POWER OF LOVE.
BY MR. ABRAHAM COWLEY.
N. B. This is delivered down by tradition as a production of that celebrated poet; and was spoken at the Weftminfter-School election, on the following fubject:
"Nullis amor eft medicabilis herbis."
OL Daphne fees, and feeing her admires,
Which adds new flames to his celeftial fires:
Had any remedy for Love been known,
The god of Phyfic, fure, had cur'd his ownè
An Elegy on the death of the Right Honourable
An Elegy on the death of my loving friend and cou-
A Dream of Elysium
On his Majesty's return out of Scotland
Song, on the fame
A Poetical Revenge
To the Dutchefs of Buckingham
To his very much honoured Godfather, Mr A. B. 79
A Tranflation of Verfes upon the Blessed Virgin,
II. That a pleasant Poverty is to be preferred
before discontented Riches
III. To his Mistress