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No:-MEN, high-minded MEN,
With powers as far above dull brutes endued

In foreft, brake, or den,
As beatis excel cold rocks and brambles rude;

Men who their DUTIES know,
But know their RIGHTS, and knowing, dare main-

tain, Prevent the long-aim'd blow, And crush the tyrant while they rend the chain :

These conflitute a ftate,
And fovereign LAW, that states collected will,

O’er thrones and globes elate,
Sits emprefs, crowning good, represling ill;

Smit by her facred frown,
The fiend OPPRESSION, like a vapour finks,

And e'en the all-dazzling crown
Hides his faint rays, and at her bidding shrinks.

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