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Afric ambition art thou behold Blazon bleeding bondage brave breast canst thou captive Carthage Carthaginian chains charms cheek conquest cruel death desart disdain dost dread E'er fair fame fantastick fate flave fond friendship fury gain'd give glorious glory gods Hannibal happy hast hated havock heaven heroe honour hope Hymen king kingdom Lælius liberty live lost lov'd lover Madam madness Mafinijsa mankind marriage Masimjsa Masinissa Narva never nought Numidian o'er Oh Sophonijba once pangs passions patience Phœnijsa Phoenissa pity poison pomp pride prince queen rage rising Roman Rome rouze Runs back SCENE Scipio scorn Scotland seiz'd shame sigh slave smile snatch'd soft Sopho Sophonisba spirit sweet sword Syphax talk tears tell thee tempest tenderness thine thou canst thought thro throne thy heart thy soul trembling triumph tygers virtue vows warm woman wretch youth
Page 7 - Thou copy of my foul! And now my friend indeed ! Shew me but hope, One glimpfe of hope, and I'll renew my toils, Call patience, labour, fortitude again, The vext unjoyous day, and fleeplefs night ; Nor fhrink at danger, any fhape of death, Shew me the fmalleft hope!
Page 18 - I could, in the most sacred ties, Live out a happy life. But, know that Romans, Their hearts, as well as enemies can conquer ; Then, take her to thy soul ! and with her, take Thy liberty and kingdom. In return, I ask but this — when you behold these eyes, These charms, with transport, be a friend to Rome.
Page 18 - Celtihenan prince, Her lover and belov'd, forgot his chains, His loft dominions, and for her alone Wept out his tender foul ; fudden the heart Of this young, conquering, loving, godlike Roman, Felt all the great divinity of virtue.
Page 17 - When to his glorious, firft eflay in war, New Carthage fell ; there all the flower of Spain Were kept in hoftage ; a- full field prefenting For Scipio's generofity to mine.
Page 13 - The paffions make, when unconfin'd, and mad, They burft unguided by the mental eye, The light of reafon, which in various ways Points them to good, or turns them back from ill ! O fave me from the tumult of the...
Page 70 - Shift not thy colour at the sound of death; For death appears not in a dreary light, Seems not a blank to me, a loss of all Those fond sensations, those enchanting dreams, Which cheat a toiling world from day to day, And form the whole of happiness they know. It is. to me perfection, glory, triumph. Nay, fondly would I chuse it, tho...
Page 78 - The defert growls a foften'd note, Glad o'er the meads the cattle bound, And love and harmony go round. But chief into the human heart You ftrike the dear delicious dart; You teach us pleafing pangs to know To...
Page 80 - System of Heraldry, speculative and practical, with the true art of Blazon according to the most approved heralds in Europe, illustrated with suitable examples of armorial figures and achievements of the most considerable surnames and families in Scotland, &c., together with historical and genealogical memorials relative thereto.