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Two poets,* (poets, by report,
ut Wiki Sweet Harmonist of Flora's court!
Conspire to honour Thee...!
They best can judge a poet's worth
Whọ oft themselves have known The pangs of a poetic birth, ...
By labours of their own, is on
We, therefore, pleas’d, extol thy song, No envy mingles with our praise,
Though various yet complete, Rich in embellishment as strong,
And learn'd as it is sweet.
* Alluding to the poem by Mr. Hayley, which accompanied this.
Though could our hearts repine At any poet's happier lays,
They would, they must, at thine.
But we, in mutual bondage knit
Of friendship’s closest tie, Can gaze on even Darwin's wit
With an unjaundiced eye;
And deem the Bard, whoe'er he be,
And howsoever known,
Who would not twine a wreath for Thee,
Unworthy of his own.
The Birds put off their iv'ry hue
The Peacock sends his heav'nly dyes,
Shall drench again or discompose, :, P. . But, screen'd from ev'ry storm that blows, It boasts a splendour ever new, "HEI!! Safe with protecting Montague. 1981 r
To the same patroness resort, Puss.T Secure of favour at her court; +48.3116 ? 09: Strong Genius, from whose forge of thought Forms rise, to quick perfection wrought) (1.4 Which, though new-born with vigour move, Like Pallas springing arm’d from Jove-- || | Imagination scatt’ring round; i; 110'luta qo't) Wild roses over furrow'd ground;. buncií. Which Labour of his frown beguile, cu bra And teach Philosophy a smile : 31235]. Wit flashing on Religion's side,', -*] s.in Whose fires to sacred Truth applied, ddv The gem, though luminous before, it-t'; Obtrude on human notice more, : 1.0! Uni Like sun-beams on the golden height: 1- but Of some tall temple playing brightų attoo
Well-tutor’d Learning, from his books,
She thus maintains divided swayi use."