Poems: With Notes

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J. and J. Fletcher, 1780 - English poetry - 145 pages
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Page 51 - To this great fliip, which round the world has run, And match'd in race the chariot Of the fun, This Pythagorean fhip, for it may claim Without prefumption fo deferv'da name, By knowledge once and transformation now In her new
Page 17 - by your door. But if I had you but a fortnight at Gorhambury, I would make you tell me another tale; or
Page 119 - of Oxford, did about forty years ago, find a dead rat in the phyfic garden, which he made to refemble the common pifture of dragons, by altering
Page 71 - And bath'd the chains, that Rome had forg'd, in blood. They ne'er, with hands in kindred wounds imbrued, Th' imperial eagle's dreadful track purfued O'er heaps of dead, with whom they once were free, (Sad reliques of expiring liberty
Page 6 - My father, in the time of queen Mary, being noted and known to be an enemy to popery, was fo cruelly
Page 71 - But, ah ! no more in freedom's fields engage: Intent no more their country's rights to fave, With palms inglorious crown'd, and meanly brave, From their own Alps and native mountains far, They wake the rage of mercenary war,
Page 14 - books as almanacks, plays, and an infinite number that are daily printed of very unworthy matters; and
Page 139 - before hand. For my own part, I will not do that wrong to " my judgment as to chufe of the worft if better be in
Page 17 - is, or is believed to be. And you having built an ark to fave learning from deluge,
Page 71 - And bend, as onward fweeps their Pyrrhic dance, The Corfic neck beneath the yoke of France. Guide of their march, Ambition lifts her eye, . * And waves her glitt'ring oriflamb on high.

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