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Or whelm'd beneath the boiling eddy filiks.
Whose misery delights. But thro'.the he it 104 Should jealousy its venom once diffufe,
'Tis then delightful mifery no moje,
But agany unmix'd, incesant çall, isCorroding every thought, and blasting all 1095
Love's paradise. Ye fairy prospects, then, loji Ye beds of roses, and ye bowers of joy,
Farewel! Ye gleamings of departed peace,
Of livid gloom imaginaticn wraps.
Of funny features, and of ardent eyes
A clouded aspect, and a burning cheek,
And frightens love away. Ten thousand fears
For which he melts in fondness, eat him up logo With fervent anguish, and consuming rage.
In vain reproaches lend their idle aid,
Deceitful pride, and resolution frail, i
Giving false peace a moment. Fancy pours, 1095
Afresh, her beauties on his busy thought,
With all the witchcraft of ensnaring love.
Flames thro' the nerves, and boils along the ve ns; bor While anxious doubt diftraets the tortur'd heart : of For even the füd assurance of his fears
Were peace to what he feels. Thus the warm youth,
Of fever'd rapture, or of cruel care;
His lively moments running down to watte.
But happy they! the happiest of their kind!
Their hearts, their fortunes, and their beings blend.
1115 Where friendship full exerts her softest power, Perfect esteem enliven'd by defire
Printer Ineffable, and sympathy of foul;
the frelh instruction o'er the mind, 1150
Oh speak the joy ! ye, whom the sudden tear econd Surprizes often, while you look around,
And nothing strikes your eye but fights of bliss,
An elegant fufficiency, content,
Eafe and alternate labour, useful life,
1160 These are the matchless joys of virtuous love ; will And thus their moments fly. The Seasons thus,
As ceaseless round a jarring world they roll,
When after the long vernal day of life, 1125
Enamour'd more, as more remembrance (wells
To scenes where love and bliss immortal reign.. 7130