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I more, 7 | shall we be | hold 7 | 7 that I generous |

1 loyalty | 7 to | rank and / sex, 7| 17 that | prouil sub | mission, | 1 7 that | dignified o l bedience, |

17 that subordination of the heart, 7| | 7 which | kept a | live, 7 | even in / servitude it | self, 7

1 7 the spirit | 7 of an ex / alted | freedom. III 7 The unbought | grace of life, 7 1 7 the cheap de fence of nations, | | 7 the nurse of manly |

1 sentiment | 7 and he | roic | enterprise | 7 is gone! 71 17 It is gone, 7107 that | sensi | bility of | principle, 17 that | chastity of honor, 1 1

17 which I felt a | stain 7 1 7 like a | wound, 7 | 17 which in spired 7 | courage 1 7 whilst it | mitigated fe | rocity, | 17 which en nobled 17 what | ever it | touched ; 7 1 1 7 and | under which, 7 | vice it

ng | self 7 | lost 7 | hall its | evil, | 7 by | losing | all its | grossness. 1 Il

CANDOUR.

POPE'S ESSAY ON CRITICISM.

7 Be | thou the first 7 | true 7 | merit | 7 to be 1

1 friend. 711 His 7 | praise is | lost 7 | 7 who I stays 7 | 7 till | all

com | mend. 7 1 Short is the date a | las, 7 | 7 of modern | rhymes;

17 71 | 7 And | 'tis but I just 7 | 7 to | let them | live be | times. 7]

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No 7 | longer | now that | golden age ap | pears,

7 When | patriach | wits 7 1 7 sur | vived 17 17 al

thousand years; 7| | | Now 7 | length of fame 7 | 7 (our / second | life) 7

| 7 is I lost, 7 | 7 And | bare 7 | three 7 | score 7 1 7 is | all even |

that can | boast; 7 | 7 Our sons 7 | 7 their | father's | failing | language

see: 71 7 And such as Chaucer | is 7 | 17 shall | Dryden

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| be. 7 1 1 1 So 7 | 7 when the faithful | pencil | 7 has de sign

’d, 7 | Some 7 | bright idea 7 | 7 of the master's | mind,

77! Where a new | world 7 | leaps 7 | out 9 | at his com

7 | mand, 7 | 7 And / ready | nature | waits 7 | upon his / hand;

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When the | ripe 7 | colours | soften | 7 and u | nite,

7 And | sweetly | melt 7 | into just | shade and /

light, 71 7 When | mellowing | years 7 | 7 their | full per | fec

tion give, 71.1 7 And | each 7 | bold 7 figure ' l just be gins to

| live, 7 | 7 The / treacherous / colours | 7 the fair ) art be

tray, 71

7 And all the | bright cre / ation | fades a / way! 7 1

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11 7 Un | happy | wit, 7. I like 7 | most mis | taken

| things, 71 7 A / tones not | 7 for that I envy 1 7 which it |

brings. 7 1 1 1 7 In / youth a| lone, 7 | 7 its | empty | praise 7 / 7

we. boast, 71 7 But I soon 7 | 7 the / short-lived / vanity is | lost:

71 | | 7 Like some 7 | fair 9 | flower | 7 the early |

spring supplies 7 7 That | gaily blooms, 91 17 but | even in blooming | dies. 7| | |

Il 7 If | wit so much from | ignorance | 7 under | go,

91 | Ah 7 | let not | learning | too 7 1 7 com | mence

its | foe! 71 7 Of | old, 7 | those met re | wards 7 | who could ex

7 | cel, 7 | 7 And such were / prais'd 7 | who but en | dcar

our'd | well: 71 7 Tho' | triumphs | were to | generals | only | due,

71 Crowns were re | serv'd 7 1 7 to grace the 1 soldiers

| too. 71 11 Now, 7 | they who | reach Par | nassus' | lofty |

7 crown, 71.

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7 Em | ploy their | pains to | spurn some others

down; 7 7 And | while 7 | self 7 | love 7 1 7 each | jealous |

writer / rules, 7 | 7 Con / tending | wits 717 be | come 717 the

sport of | fools. 7 1 1 1 7 But I still 7 1 7 the worst 7 1 7 with | most re |

gret commend ; ? | 1 7 For / each 7 | ill 7 | author 9 | 7 is. as / bad a

| friend. 7| | 7 To what| base 7 | ends 7 | and by what | abject |

ways, 7 | 7 Are | mortals | urg'd through sacred | lust of

praise! 7 | Ah 7 | ne'er so dire a | thirst of glory | boast, 7 | Nor in the critic 7 1 | let the | man be lost. 7 |

11 Good 7 | nature | 7 and 1 good 7 | sense 7 | 7 must |

ever I join; 71 7 To | err is | human; | | 7 to for 1 give, 7 | 7 dil

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THE CHEVALIER'S LAMENT.

BURNS.

7 The small birds | 7 rejoice in the green leaves

returning, 7 The I murmuring | streamlet | winds 7 | clear 717

thro' the vale: 71 1

- The | hawthorn-trees | | blow in the dews of the

| morning, 1 bong And wild scattered | cowslips 17 be deck the

sweet | dale. 71 11 7 But what can give / pleasure, / 7 or 1 what can

seem | fair, 71 " While the lingering | moments | 7 are number'd

by / care? 71 No7 | flowers | gaily | springing 1 7 nor | birds 7 |

sweetly | singing, 7 Can soothe 7 1 7 the sad 7 | bosom | 7 of joy

less des | pair. 7 | | | 7 The | deed that I dared 7 1 7 could it | merit their

1 | malice ? | 7 A | king and a | father | 9 to place on his |

throne? 71 7 His | right 7 | 7 are these hills 71,7 and his

right | 7 are these , vallies, | 7 Where the wild 7 | beasts 7 | find 7 shelter, | 7 1

1 but I can find / none. 7| 1

1 7 But | 'tis not my 7 | sufferings | thus n wretched 1 7 for | lorn! 71

1 7 My | brave 7 | gallant | friends, 7 | 7 'tis your 7

| ruin I | mourn; | Your 7 | deeds 7 | proved 7 | 507 | Toyal | 7 in | hot

bloody | trial, 1 7 A | las! 7 7 can I make you no I sweeter re |

1 1 turn ! 7|

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