The works of sir Samuel Garth

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Page 21 - Thus we, who lately, as of fummer's heat, Have felt a dearth of poetry and wit, Once fear'd, Apollo would return no more From warmer climes to an ungrateful more.
Page 186 - And viftims with prefaging figns expire, To Cippus then he turns his eyes with fpeed, And views the horny honours of his head : Then cry'd, Hail, conqueror ! thy call obey, Thofe omens I behold prefage thy fway. Rome waits thy nod, unwilling to be free, And owns thy fovereign power as Fate's decree, He faid — and Cippus, ftarting at th...
Page 108 - ESSEX. The bravest hero, and the brightest dame, . From Belgia's happy clime Britannia drew; One pregnant cloud we find does often frame The awful thunder and the gentle dew.
Page 105 - Thus like a viftim, no conflraint you need, To expiate their offence by whom you bleed. Ingratitude's a weed of every clime, It thrives too fad at firft, but fades in time.
Page 29 - With easy insignificance of thought. But now some busy, enterprising brain Invents new fancies to renew my pain, And labours to dissolve my easy reign.
Page 96 - own undoing glutton Love decrees, * And palls the appetite he meant to pleafe : ' His flender wants too largely he fupplies> * Thrives on fliort meals, but by indulgence dies.
Page xiii - I am fure, would have been better pleafed if they had met with more faults. Their grand objection is, that the Fury Difeafe is an improper machine to recite characters, and recommend the example of prefent writers...
Page ii - Zl, 1696, for a fubfcription by the fellows, candidates, and licentiates, for carrying on the charity, by preparing medicines in a proper difpenfatory for that purpofe. In the fame year, Dr. Garth detefting the behaviour of the apothecaries, as well as of fome members of the faculty in this affair, refolved to expofe them in a proper fatire ; which he accordingly executed, with peculiar fpirit and vivacity, in his admirable poem, Tntituled, " The
Page 113 - DAY a mighty hero comes, to warm Your curdling blood, and bid you, Britons, arm. To valour much he owes, to virtue more ; He fights to save, and conquers to restore. He strains no text, nor makes dragoons persuade; He likes religion, but he hates the trade.
Page 57 - How vapours hanging on the towering hills, In breezes sigh, or weep in warbling rills : Whence infant winds their tender pinions try, And river-gods their thirsty urns supply.

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