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And admiration of her lover's flame,
The sun has lost his rage : his downward orb
Of love approving hears, and calls it good. ;) 1 390
* The old name of Richmond, signifies in Saxon, Shining, or Splendor.
+ Higbgate and Hampflead.
Heavens ! what a goodly prospect spreads around, 119
Of bills, and dales, and woods, and lawns and (pires,
And glittering towns, and gilded freams, 't Il all 1430 d
The itretching landskip into smoke decays ! d?
Happy Br tannia! where the Queen of Arts,
1435 Rich is thy foil, and merciful thy clime; rilep
Thy streams unfailing in the summer's drought;
441 Beneath, thy meadows glow, and rise unguell'd Againit the mower's
scythe. On every hand 1409 Thy v:lla’s shine. Thy country teems with wealth; And property aflures it to the swain,
1445 Pleas'd, and unwearied, in hıs guardian toil. ods
Full are thy cities with the fons of art : =; And trade and joy, in every busy street, wally Mingling are heard : even Drudgery himself, As at the car he (weats, or dusty hews
1450 The palace-flone, looks gay. Thy crouded ports,
Where rising masts an endless prospect yield, u uje , - With labour bur!), and echo to the thouts
Of hurry'd failor, as he hearty waves
His latt adien, and loosening every iheet, plene Religias the spreading vessel to the wind.
Bold, firm, and graceful, arethy generous youth
every virtue, cvery worth, renown'd;
The dread of tyrants, and the sole resource San
Of those that under grim oppression groan
Tr. fons of glory many | Alfred chine
In whom the splendor of heroic war,
1470 And more heroic peace, when govern'd well Combine ; whose hallow'd name the virtues saint, And bis own Muses love ; the best of Kings!
LE With him thy Edwards and thy Henrys shine, Names dear to fame; the first who deep impress'do On haughty Gaul the terror of thy arms,
1476 KE That awes her genius still. In Statesmen thou,
Of And patriots, fertile. Thine a steady More,
Bry Who, with a generous tho' mistaken zeal,
Of Withstood a brutal tyrant's useful rage, Like Cato firm, like Aristides juft,
Sve Like rigid Cincinnatus nobly poor,
HP A dauntless soul erect, who smil'd on death,
TL Frugal and wife, a Wallingham is thịne; A Drake, who made the mistress of the deep, 1485 Am And bore thy name in thunder round the world. Then Aam'd thy spirit high: but who can speak
To The numerous worthies of the Maiden Reign?
KIC In Raleigh mark their every glory mix'd ;
Eye Raleigh, the scourge of Spain! whose breast with all Pla The fage, the patriot, and the hero burn'd.
1491 The Nor sunk his vigour, when a coward-reign
Of The warrior fettered, and at last resign'd, To glut the vengeance of a vanquilh d foe. Then, active, ftill and unrestrain’d, his mind 1495 Explor'd the vast extent of ages past, And with his prison-hours enrich'd the world; Yet found no times in all the long research, So glorious, orso base, as those he prov'd, In which he conquer'd, and in which he bled. 1500 Nor can the Muse the gallant Sidney pass, The plume of war! with early laurels crown'd, The Lover's myrtle, and the Poet's bay. A Hampden too is thine, illustrious land, Wise, ftrenuous, firm, of unfubmitting soul, 1505 Who Atem'd the torrent of a downward age Tollavery prone, and bade thee rise again, In all thy native pomp of freedom bold. Bright, at his call, thy Age of Men effulg'd,, Of Men on whom late time a kindling eye 1516 Shall turn, and tyrants tremble while they read.
Led Hel Ang Dat Inn W
His To Ani Wh Am The
Bring every sweetest flower, and let me ftrew
The grave where Ruffel lies; whose temper'd blood, laxy With calmelt chearful.ess for thee' refign'd,
Sraind the sad annals of a giddy reign; 1515 RF, Aiming at lawless power, tho' meanly funk pret" In loofe inglorious luxury. With him
4 His friend, the * Britith Cassius, fearless bled;
Of ancient freedom warmd. Fair thy renown
Unfit to stand the civil storm of state, P: 4 And thro' the smooth barbarity of courts, orldW.ch firm but pliant virtue, forward till Speak To urge his course. Him from the studious shade ga! Kind Nature form’d, deep, comprehensive, clear, Exact, and elegant; in one rich soul,
1530 with? Plato, the Stagyrite, and Tully join'd. 141. The great deliverer he! who from the gloom
Of cloister'd monks, and jargon tcaching schools,
Held in the magic chain of words and forms, and 1 And definitions void: he led her forth,
Daughter of Heav'n! that flow ascending ftill, ld; Investigating sure the chain of things,
With radiant finger points to Heaven again. 1540
The generous t Athley thine, the friend of Man; d. 1996 Who Ikann'd his Nature with a brother's eye,
His weakness prompt to Thade, to raise his aim, n'd, To touch the finer movements of the mind,
And with the moral beauty charm the heart. 1545
Why need I name thy Boyle, whose pious search els 1 Amid the dark recesses of his works,
The great Creator fought? And why thy Locke,