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Cheerful she smiles upon her grilly form;
The bero's fibool of morality.
· Enough,” he cry'd; “I'll drudge no more
“ Of mortals, how we may despise
“ Methinks a mould'ring pyramid
“ That living could not bear to see
Thy carcass scatter'd on the shore,
“Lie ftill my Plutarch then and sleep, • And my good Seneca may keep “ Your volumes clos'd for ever too, “ I have no further use for you; “ For when I feel my virtue fail, “And my ambitious thoughts prevail, "I'll take a turn aniong the tombs “ And see whereto all glory comer; “ There the vile foot of ev'ry clown
Tramples the sons of Honour down,
Beggars with awful ashes sport " And tread the Cæsars in the dirt.
5 And dance attendance at Honorio's gate, Then run in troops before him to compose his state; Move as he moves, and when he loiters fand; You 're but the shadows of a man: Bend when he speaks and kiss the ground; jo Go catch th' impertinence of sound, Adore the follies of the great, Wait till he smiles; but lo! the idol frown'd, And drove them to their fate. Volume VI.
15 I can and will be free: Like a strong mountain or some stately tree My soul grows firm upright, And as I land and as I go It keeps my body fo: No, I can never part with my creation right. 1.et slaves ånd asses stoop and bow, ữ cannot make this iron knee
[free. Bend to a meaner pow'r than that which form'd it
25 l'indarical, then on a branchy fhade I hung my harp aloft, myself beneath it laid; Nature that liften'd strain Resum'd the theme and acted it again. Sudden rose a whirling wind
30 Swelling like Honorio proud, Around the straws and feathers crowd, 'Types of a flavifh mind; Upwards the stormy forces rife, The dust flies up and climbs thc skies,
35 And as the tempest fell th' obedient vapours sunk: Again it roars with bellowing found, The nicaner plants that grew around, [ground: The willow and the asp, trembled and kiss’d the Hard by there stood the iron trunk
Of an old oak, and all the storm defy'd;
On Mr. Locke's Annotations upon several parts of Tbe
New Testament, left bebird bim at his death.