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That glory to a mighty queen remains,

To triumph o'er th' extinguish'd foe;
* She shall supply the thunderer's place;
As Pallas, from th’ ætherial plains, 405

Warrid on the giants impious race,
And laid their huge demolith'd works, in smoaky

ruins low. Then Anne's shall rival great Eliza's reign ; And William's genius, with a grateful smile,

Look down, and bless this happy ille; 410 And Peace, restord, shall wear her olive crown again.

* " Vicem gerit illa Tonantis." The Motio on her Majesty's Coronation Medals.


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APOLLO, god of founds and verse,

Pathetic airs and moving thoughts inspire !
Whilst we thy Damon's praise rehearse :
Damon himself could animate the lyre.
Apollo, god of sounds and verse,

5 Pathethic airs and moving thoughts inspire ! Look down ! and warm the song with thy celestial fire.

Ah, lovely youth! when thou wert here,
Thyself a young Apollo did appear ;

Young as that god, so fweet a grace,

Such blooining fragrance in thy face
So soft thy air, thy visage so serene,
That harmony ev'n in thy look was seen.

But when thou didst th' obedient strings command,

And join in confort thy melodious hand, 15 Ev'n fate itfelf, such wondrous strains to hear,

Fate had been charm'd, had Fate an ear.
But what does music's skuil avail?
When Orpheus did his loss deplore,

Trees bow'd attentive to his tale;
Hofh'd were the winds, wild beasts forgot to roar ;
But dear Eurydice came back no niore.




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Then cease, ye sons of harmony, to mourn ;

Since Damon never can return.
See, see! he mounts, and cleaves the liquid way! 25

Bright choirs of angels, on the wing,
For the new guest's arrival stay,

And hymns of triumph sing.
They bear him to the happy seats above,
Seats of eternal harmony and love;

Where artful Purcell went before,
Cease then, ye fons of music, cease to mourn ;
Your Damon never will return,

No, never, never more !



Α Ν Α C R Ε ο Ν.

T dead of night, when mortals lose

Their various cares in soft repose,
I heard a knocking at my door:
Who's that, said I, at this late hour

resti-It sobb’d and cry'd,

5 And thus in mournful tone reply'd.

poor unhappy child an I, “ That's come to beg your charity ; “ Pray let me in ! - You need not fear; I mean no harm, I vow and swear; “ But, wet and cold, crave Melter here;

" Betray'd

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“ Betray'd by night, and led astray,
" I've loft-alas ! I've lost my way."

Moy'd with this little tale of fate,
I took a lamp, and op'd the gate ;

IS When see! a naked boy, before The threshold ; at his back he wore A pair of wings, and by his fide A crooked bow and quiver ty’d. My pretty angel! come, said I, “ Come to the fire, and do not cry!" I strok'd his neck and fioulders bare, And squeez’d the water from his hair ; Then chaf'd his little hands in mine, And chear'd him with a draught of wine.

25 Recover'd thus, says he ;

" I'd know, " Whether the rain has Spoil'd my bow; “ Let's try”-then shot me with a dart, The venom throbb’d, did ake and finart, As if a bee had itung my heart.

30 “ Are these your thanks, ungrateful child, “ Are these your thanks ?”—Th’impostor (mild: “ Farewell, my loving host, says he ; “ All's well; my bow 's unhurt, I see;

But what a wretch I've made of thee !" 35




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WHERE Babylon's proud walls, erected high

By fam'd Semiramis, afcend the sky, Dwelt youthful Pyramus, and Thilbe fair ; Adjoining houses held the lovely pair. His perfect form all other youth's surpass’d ; 5 Charms such as hers no Eastern beauty grac'd. Near neighbourhood the first acquaintance drew, An early promise of the love t'ensue. Tiine nurs`d the growing slame; had Fate been kind, The nuptial rites their faithful hands had join'd; 10 But, with vain threats, forbidding parents strove To check the joy; they could not check the love. Each captive lieart consumes in like desire; The more conceal'd, the fiercer rag'd the fire. Soft looks, the filent eloquence of eyes,

15 And secret figns, secure from houshold spies, Exchange their thoughts; the common wall, between Each parted house, retain'd a chink, unseen For ages past. The Lovers soon espy'd This small defect, for Love is eagle-ey'd, And in soft whispers foon the passage try'd.




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