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What tidings and the surge replied-All dat

scene,

And feels no

Taile his own Heav'n surveys the troubled

freedom, in other lands scarce known to shine,
That clips thy shores, had no lechero Poan out a flood of splendour upon thine;

Thon bast as bright an ipt'rest in her says,
And thou hadst neither feet nor fark Aserer Ronian had in Rome's best days.
Kneel now, and lay the forebead in the ne freedom is where no restraint is known,
Blush if thou canst; not getribed, to set Scripture, justice, and good sense disown,
Compare wbat then thou wat with And all froin shore to shore is free beside.
And God's disposing providence contest's,

Exh freedom is- and Windsor's hoary tow'rs

stood trembling at the boldness of thy pow'rs,
Theu thou art bound to serve him, 30d Tat son a nymph on that immortal plain,
Hour after hour, the gratitude and lots

Lise ber the fabled Phæbus woo'd in vain :
Has he not bid thee, and thy favour'dan

He found the laurel only-happier you

Th' ufading laurel, and the virgin too!. Giv'a thee his blessing on the clearest prodh

Now think, if Pleasure have a thought to spare; Bid nations leagu'd against thee stand alad,

I God himself be not beneath her care;

Business, constant as the wheels of time,
Where else they would, but not upon three

Cas pause an liour to read a serious rhime;
His pow'r secur'd thee, when presuiptus
Her gloomy monarch, doubtful and resiga?

Alluding to the grant of Magna Charta, which Ask'd of the waves, that broke upon his caress

a extorted from king John by the baron3 at

Call'd thee away from peaceable app And when the Stuart leaning on the Scot,
Domestic happiness and rural jo Then too much fear'd, and now too much forgot,
To Faste the life in ares, er lage den?

here'd to the very centre of the realm,
la causeless feuds and bict'rsas e ter T. And ihop'd to seize his abdicated helm,
The parliaments ador'd oa beaded 1995

Tuas but to prove how quickly with a frown,
The sou'reignty, they were cores: He that had rais'd thee could have pluck'd theo
Whate'er was asked, too tind to see

dowa.
Coinplied with, and cere gracies, es reculier is the grace by the possess'd,
And if some Spartaa soul a dozes Tay fees implacable

, thy land at rest;
And, blashing at the tameness of the most

Tar thunders travel over earth and seas,
Dar'd to suppose the subject bad a es Aed all at homne is pleasure, wealth, aod ease.
He was a traitor by the gea'ral moice.

is thus, extending his tempestuous arm,
Oh slase! with pow'rs thou dids: 24 2*

Tey Maker fills the nations with alarm,
Verse cannot stoop sp low as tás desert
It shakes the sides of splecetie Disden
Thou self-entitled ruler of the pare,

change, unshaken and serene.
To trace thee to the date when rea fat

When other pations fjer from coast og eks.
Act but an honest and a faithiu! part: here only vice and injury are tied,
Obduracy itself must yield be rest...
For ages safe beneath his slelt'ring head,
And charg'd Hostility and ilate to roas

1. tbe new mail thy merchants now receive,
Baptiz'd her feet invincible in vain; expectation of the next give leave;
To ev'ry paug, that racks an anxious mind,

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Ruanymede dear Windsor.

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Shall I adjure thee not to court thy shame?
Directs thee to that eminence they reach'd,
Heroes and worthies of days past, thy sires ?
Or bis, who touch'd their hearts with hallow'd fires?
Whom all the vanities they scorn'd engage!
To flourish and parade with at the bar,
Pleasure herself perhaps suggests a plea,
If it'rest move thee, to persuade ev'n thee;
And if the feast of freedom cloy thee not,

Reflect that these, and all that seems thise own, Wisdom and goodness are twia borr, og

Like angels in the service of their Lord,
Dust hold both sisters, Dever wen gratis

Remain with thee, or leave thee at his word;
Of what he gives, ansparing and profuse,

Secure the favour, aud enhance the joy,
Leap'd out of nothing, call d by the resik

That thankless waste and wild abuse destroy. By such a change thy darkness is made

But above all reflect, how cheap soe'er
These rights, that millions ensy thee, appear,

And, though resolv'd to risk them, and swim down Who found thee nothing, forad the

The tide of pleasure, heedless of His frown,
That blessings truly sacred, and when giv'n
Mark'd with the signature and stamp of Heav'n,

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'Tis to believe what men inspird of old, Ob thiok, if chargeable with dep ITE

Faitafal

, and faithfully inform'd, unfold;
For such indulgeace gilding all they forms

Candid and just, with no false aim io view,
How much, though long eeglected, I just

To take for truth what canuot but be true;
The beams of heav'oly tron base quelle

To learn in God's owa school the Christian part,
When persecuting zal made resultat

And bind the task assigu'd three to thine heart:
With tortur'd innocence is Mary's moet

Happy the man there seeking and there found,
And Booner, hlithe as shepherd at around

Happy the nation where such men abound.
Enjoy'd the show, and dece'd about the

How shall a verse impress thee? by what name
The sacred book, its valur vaderstood,
Receiv'd the seal of martsrton is bases

By theirs, whose bright example udimpeach'd
Those holy men, so fa!l of truth and 2
Seemn to reflectiou of a dit restrict,
Meek, modest, reberable, wise, sincere,
In such a cause they could not care au

Their names, alas! in vain reproach an age,
They could not purchase Earta sith
Or spare a life too short to reach the box

Abd His, that seraphis tremble at, is hung
From them to thee cobrey'd eluce the 134

Disgracefully on ev'ry trifler's tongue,
Their streaming hearts pour'd treet

Or serves the champion in foreasic war
died;
Those truths, which neither use DOT FOB
Invite thee, woo thee, to the bliss tres *
What dotage will not ranity maiztais.

by er'ry charm, that smiles opon her face,
What web too weak to catch a modernes

by jovs possess'd, and joys still held in chase,
The moles and bats in full assemble est

I dear society be worth a thought,
On special search, the keen-ey'd eagle huz

!
And did they dream, and art thou nie**
Prore it--if better, I submit and bor. held by the tenure of his will alone,
80 then-as darkness overspread the city, That gratitude and temp'rance in our use
Ere Nature rose from her cterpals cep,
And this delightful Earth, and that tdi: str.
Thy chaos order, and thy weakness might;
And Ne, wilose pow'r mere bullty obeys,

praise. To praise him is to serve him, and folli, Doing and suff'ring, his unquestion'd will;

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