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1 7 Can | Honour's | voice 7 1 7 pro voke the

silent | dust, 71 Ý Or | Flattery | soothe 9 1 7 the dull 7 cold 17

ear of death? 71 1 1 7 Perhaps, 717 in this neg | lected / spot, 71 og

is | laid, 7] Some 7 | heart once 7 | pregnant 7 | 7 with cel

lestial | fire; 711 Hands 77 that the rod of empire | 7 might have

sway'd, 7 | 7 Or | wak'd to | ecstacy | 7 the |·living lyre. 7 1

II 7 But | Knowledge | 7 to their 7 | eyes 777 ner |

ample 1 page, 7 | Rich with the / spoils of Time, 7 | 7 did | ne'er un

| roll; 7 | Chill 7 | Penury | 7 re 1 press’d their | noble | rage

7 l 7 And froze the genial | current | 7 of the soul:

en III Full 7 | many a gem of | purest | ray se rene, 7 | 7 The | dark, 7 | un | fathom'd | caves of ocean

| bear; 7 | Full 7 | many a | flower | 7 is born 7 | 7 to | blush

un | seen, 7 | 7 And | waste its | sweetness | 7 on the desert | air.

7 1 1 1 Some 7 | village | Hampden, | 7 that with | dauntless

| breast, 71

7 The | little / tyrant of his , fields 7 | 7 with | stood;

1 Some 7 / mute in | glorious | Milton | here may |

rest, 71

| Some 7 | Cromwell, | | guiltless | 7 of his

country's | blood. i 1 1 7 The ap | plause of listening | senates | 7 to com

mand; 71 1 7 The threats of | pain and | ruin 17 to de

spise; 7 | 1 7 To / scatter | plenty 1 7 o’er a | smiling | land 7 | 7 And / read their i history | 7 in a nation's | eyes;

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Their 7 | lot for | bade: 7 1 7 nor | circumscrib'da |

lone 7 | 7 Their | growing | virtues, | 7 but their | crimes con

| fin’d;'71 7 For | bade to , wade thro’ | slaughter | 7 to a |

throne, 71 17 And | shut the gates of | mercy | 7 on man | kind;

7 l 7 The struggling | pangs of conscious | Truth to

| hide 7 7 To | quench the blushes 1 7 of in genuous

shame 71 7 Or | heap the shrine of | Luxury | 7 and | Pride

7 With | incense 7 | kindled | 7 at the Muse's flame. 7 1 1

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7 Yet | even 7 | these 7 | bones 7 1 7 from | insult |

7 to pro / tect, 7 | Some 7 frail me morial | still e rected nigh, 7 | 7 With / un | couth 7 | rhymes, 7 17 and shapeless

| sculpture | deck's, 7 | 7 Im "plores the passing / tribute | 7 of a sigh. yg

7 Their names, 9 17 their / years, 9 | spelt by the

un | letter'd | muse, 7 | 7 The place of fame and | elegy 1 7 sup / ply; 71 17 And | many a holy / text 7 17 a round she

strews 7 | y That | teach the rustie | moralist 7 1 7 to die. 7

1 1 1 7 For / who 7 1 7 to , dumb for I getfulness a , prey,

71 7 This | pleasing | anxious | being | e'er re | sign’d,

71 Left the warm / precincts | 7 of the cheerful |

day, 7 | 1 7 Nor | cast 7 | one q | longing | lingering |

look behind. 7 1 1 1 7 On some 7 | fond 7 | breast 7 1 7 the parting |

soul re lies, 7 | | Some 7 | pious / drops 7 1 7 the closing | eyere

| quires, 71 | Ev’n from the / tomb, 717 the / voice of | Na

ture | cries; 711 Ev'n in our | ashes, ! | live their I wonted | fires. 7

7 For | thee who | mindful | 7 of the un | honor'd |

dead; 71 Dost in these / lines, 717 their | artless / tale re

late, 71 7 By | chance and lonely | contem | plation | led,

7 l 7 To I wander | 7 in the gloomy | walks of 1 fate,

71

Hark! 71 17 how the sacred | calm 7 | 7 that |

breathes around, 7) Bids 7 | every | fierce tu | multuous | passion | cease;

| 7 In | still 9 1 small 7 | accents | whispering | 7

from the ground, 7 | 7 A | grateful | earnest | 7 of eternal | peace. 7 |

IL 7 No 1 more with | Nature | 7 and thy | self at |

strife, 7 | 7 Give | anxious | cares and endless / wishes /

room, 7 | But thro' the cool 717 se / quester'd | vale of |

life, 7 | 7 Pur | sue the noiseless | tenor | 7 of thy | doom.

7 1 1 1

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APOSTROPHE TO THE QUEEN OF FRANCE.

BURKE.

7 It is | now, 7 | sixteen or / seventeen years 7 | 7 since I saw the Queen of France, 7 | then the

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Dauphiness, 7 at Ver | sailles, 71 17 and / surely

never | lighted on this orb, 7 | 7 which she hardły seemed to | touch, 717 a more de | lightful | vision. l 171 | saw her | just a | bove the ho | rizon, | | decorating and I cheering | 7 the | elevated / sphere 7 1 7 she just began to move in: 1

glittering, 1 7 like the morning | star; | | full of 1 lite, 7 | 7 and | splendour, | 7 and joy. 71 l 1

Oh! 7 | what a | revo | lution! | 1 7 and what a | heart 7 | must I | have, 717 to contemplate | 7 with | out e | motion, | that 7 1 7 ele | vation | 7 and | that 7 | fall! 7 | |

Little did I | dream 7 1 7 that when she | added | titles of | vene | ration | 7 to I those of en | thusi | astic, | distant, | 7 respectful | love, 7 | | that she should I ever be o l bliged 7 | 7 to carry the / sharp 7 | antidote | 7 a / gainst dis | grace 7 | 7 con | cealed in that 7 | bosom; ! I little did I dream | that I should have lived to | see 7 | such dis / asters

| fallen up on her 7 in a nation of | gallant | men; 71 17 in a | nation of men of honor | 7 and of chevaliers. ' 1 1 7 1 | thought 7 | ten 7 | thousand | swords 7 1 7 must have | leaped from their

| scabbards, ' 1 7 to a | venge 7 | even a | look 7 | 7 that | threatened her with insult. 1 1 7 But the | age of chivalry | 7 is gone: 71 | That of | sophisters, 1 7 economists and | calculators, | 7 has succeeded; 1 1 7 and the glory of Europe | 7 is ex | tinguished | 7 for ever. || Never, I never

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