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ditto 135 Tickell 145 Mallet 149
HE Minstrel or Progrefs of Genius Owen of Carron
Langhorne 39 Hermit of Warkworth
Bijhop Percy 63 Sir Eldred of the Bower Bleeding Rock Lucy and Colin William and Margaret Edwin and Emma Hermit
Goldsmith 159 Traveller Deserted Village Haunch of Venison Retaliation Supplement to Retaliation
Cumberland 207 Jupiter and Mercury
Garrick 211 Jeu d'Esprit
Dean of Derry 213
ditto 179 ditto 193 ditto 199
CON T E N T s.
Monody on Major Andre
H! who can tell how hard it is to climb
The steep where Fame's proud temple fainesafar !
d with Fortune an eternal war!
yet, the languor of inglorious days,
are, who, deaf to mad Ambition's call, Wou'd fhrinkto hear th'obilrepcrons trump of Fame; Supremely blest if to their portion Call
Health, competence, and peace. Nor higher aim Ida! He, whose fimple tale these artless lines proclaim.
III. This fapient age disclaims all classic lore ; Elfe I hould here in cunning phrase display, How forth The MINSTREL fared in days of yore, Right glad of heart, though homely in array ; His waving locks and beard all hoary grey : And, from his bending thoulder, decent hung His harp, the fole companion of his way,
Which to the whirling wind responsive rung: And ever as he went fone merry lay lie lung.
The parasite their influence never warms,
Though richest hues the peacock's plumes adorn,
linnets carol from the hill, o let them uc'ir with artificial note,
To please a tyrant, train the lit:le bill, But fing what licaven inspires, and wander where they
If bleak and barren Scotia's hills arise ; "There plague and poison, lust and rapine grow;
Here peaceful are ihe vales, and pure the skies, And freedom fires the foul, and sparkles in the eyes.
VII. Then grieve not, thou to whom the indulgent Mufe Vouchsafes a portion of celellial fire ; Nor blame the partial Fates, if they refuse Th’imperial banquet, and the rich attire. Know thine own worth and reverence the lyre. Wilt thou debale the heart which God reliu'd ; No; let the heaven-taught foul, to heaven aspire
Tu fancy, freedom, harmony, relign'd;
Where fear, diftruft, malevolence, abide,
IX. O how canst thou renounce the boundless store Of charms which Nature to her vot'ry yields ! The warbling woodland, the resounding shore, The pomp of groves, and garniture of fields ; All that the genial ray of morning gilds, And all thai echoes to the song of.even, All that the mountain's sheltering bosom fhields,
And all the dread magnificence of heaven, O how can it thou renounce, and hope to be forgiven !
X. These charms Mall work thy soul's eternal health, And love, and gentleness, and joy impart.