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Sink Or Swim? by the Author of 'Recommended to Mercy', Etc
Matilda Charlotte Houstoun
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Page 87 - Close by those meads, for ever crown'd with flowers, Where Thames with pride surveys his rising towers, There stands a structure of majestic frame, Which from the neighbouring Hampton takes its name. Here Britain's statesmen oft the fall foredoom Of foreign tyrants, and of nymphs at home ; Here thou, great ANNA ! whom three realms obey, Dost sometimes counsel take — and sometimes tea Hither the heroes and the nymphs resort, To taste awhile the pleasures of a court ; In various talk th...