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THOMAS PARK, F.S.A.
STATIONERS' COURT, LUDGATE STREET ; SHARPE AND
FROM MANT'S VERSES TO HIS MEMORY.
O TOWERS of Venta, and thou gentle stream,
For well was WARTON lov’d, and well deserv'd!
His tongue drop'd manna,' and his ardent eye Sparkled with temper'd rage, or beam'd with joy, Boundless : nor wonder; for within his heart Dwelt pure affection, and the liberal glow Of charity, join'd to each native grace, Which the sweet Muse imparts to those she loves. His was the tear of pity, soft as showers That fall on April meadows, his the rap'd