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17 A | present | deity! | 7 the / vaulted | roofs re

| bound. 7||| 7 With | ravish'd | ears 7 17 the monarch |

hears, 71 7 As sumes the god, 7 | 7 af | fects to nod,

7 And | seems to | shake the spheres. 7 || | 7 The | praise of Bacchus, | then, l '7 the sweet

mu sician | sung: 71 7 Of | Bacchus | ever | Cair and ever | young.

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7 The | jolly | God, 7 | 7 in | triumph, | comes;

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Sound the | trumpets, / beat the drums! |

| Flush'd with a purple | grace, 7 | He 7 | shews his honest | faco: 7111 Now 7 give the hautboys i breath; 717 he |

comes! 7 | 7 he congez! || | Bacchus, I ever | fair and | young, 7 | Drinking | joys did | first or | dain: 7111 Bacchus' | blessings | 7 are a | treasure, Drinking | 7 is the soldier's | pleasure; / 1 | Rich the treasure, / sweet the pleasure; ||

Sweet is pleasure | after | pain. 7||| Sooth’d with the sound, 7 | 7 the king 7 | grew 7

| vain 7 | Fought | all his battles | o'er a I gain: 711 7 And I thrice he | routed | all his foes; 7 | 7 and 1

thrice 7 | 7 he slew the slain. 711!

7 The | master | saw the madness | rise, 7 | 7 His glowing | cheeks, 7 | 7 his , ardent | eyes, 7 |

17 And | while he | heaven and earth de fy'd

| Chang'd his hand, 717 and check'd his

pride. 7| | |
7 He chose a | mournful | muse, 7 |

| Soft 7 | pity 1 7 to in | fuse ; 7||
7 He | sung Da | rius, 7 | | great, and good! 7 |

7 By | too se | vere a | fate, 7 | | Fallen fallen | fallen | | fallen! || |

Fallen | 7 from his high es | tate, 9 | 7 And | weltering | 7 in his | blood.7||| 7 Deserted, | 7 at his , utmost i need, 7|| 7 By | those 7 17 his former | bounty | fed,

7 | On the bare 7 | earth, 117 ex | posed he |

lies, 71 my With | not a | friend 7 1 7 to close his eyes.

III 7 With | downcast | look 7 | 7 the joyless / victor

| sate, 7|| 7 Re | volving, | 7 in his , alter'd | soul, 7|| 17 The | various | turns of fate be | low; 7|| 7 And now and then, 7 | 7 a sigh he / stole

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7 And | tears began to flow. 7||| 7 The mighty | master | smild 7 | 7 to see 7 | 7 That I love 7 1 7 was in the next de / gree. Il 'Twas but a | kindred / sound to ' move: 71

| 7 For | pity | melts the mind to love. 71
Softly | sweet in | Lydian | measures |
Soon he sooth'd his soul to | pleasures. I 1
War, he | sung, is 1 toil and trouble : 1
Honor | but an empty | bubble ; |

Never ending, I still be ginning, I
Fighting | still and still destroying: 111

If the world be | worth thy | winning, I Think 0 | think it worth en 1 joying!!!! Lovely | Thais / sits be side thee. | | |

Take the good the gods pro | vide thee. III 7 The many | rend the skies 7 | 7 with | loud ap

| plause: 711 So 7 | Love was | crown'd: 71 17 but | Music |

won the cause. 7| | |
en The | prince, 7 | 7 un | able 1 7 to conceal

his pain, 7||
Gaz'd on the fair 7 |

7 Who | caus’d his , care, 7|| 7 And | sigh’d and look’d 7| | sigh'd and I look'd

7 || sigh'd and lookd 7 | 7 and I sigh'd a

| gain. 711 7 At | length, 7 | 7 with | love and I wine 7 17 at |

once op | prest, 7 | 7 The | vanquish'd | victor | sunk 7 | upon her |

breast. 7111
Now 7 | strike the golden | lyre a gain; 7 ||
7 A | louder / yet, 7 | 7 and / yet 7 17 a loud-

er | strain :7111
Break his bands of sleep a / sunder, I

7 And rouse him | 7 with a rattling | peal of

| thunder. 7111 Hark! 7| | hark! 7|| 7 the | horrid | sound

711 7 Has | rais’d up his head, 7 1 7 as a | wak'd

from the dead, 71

7 And, a | maz’d he | stares a / round. 7 || | 7 Re | venge! 7| 7 re | venge! 7 1 7 Ti | motheus |

cries; 7 | |
See the Furies a | rise, 7||
See the snakes that they | rear, 7||

How they | hiss in the | air ! 7|| 7 And the sparkles that | flash from their | eyes! 7

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7 Be | hold a | ghastly | band 7 |

Each a | torch in his hand : 711
These are | Grecian | ghosts, 9 17 that in | battle

were / slain, 7 |
7 And un | bury'd re | main, 711

7 In | glorious, / 7 on the plain: 711 | Give the | vengeance | due 717 to the valiant |

crew. 7111 7 Be | hold how they | toss their | torches on | high!

711 How they | point to the Persian a.bodes, 7 | 7 And / glittering | temples 1 7 of their | hostile |

gods! 7111 7 The princes ap | plaud 7 | 7 with a 1 furious 1 joy

71 7 And the king 7 | seiz'd a flambeau, 1 7 with |

zeal to de , stroy: 7||

Thais | led the way, 7 1 7 to light him | 7 to his 1

· prey, 7|| 7 And, | like an | other | Helen, | | fir'd another

| Troy. 7 111 Thus, 7 | long a 1 go, 711 7(Ere | heaving | bellows | learn’d to I blow, 7

While ? | organs / yet were | mute) 71

1 7 Ti | motheus, | 7 to his / breathing | flute 7 |

7 And / sounding i lyre, 71.1 7 Could swell the soul to | rage, 7 1 7 or | kindle

| soft de | sire. 7| | | 7 At | last, 7 | 7 dí | vine Cecilia | came, 7 |

7 In / ventress | 7 of the vocal | frame: 711 7 The sweet en | thusiast, | 7 from her / sacred |

store, 71 7 En | larg’d the former | narrow | bounds, 7 | 7 And added | length 7 | 7 to solemo | sounds,

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7 With | Nature's mother | wit, 7 | 17 and arts 7

1 7 un | known before. 7111 7 Let | old Timotheus / yield the prize; 7

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7 Or | both di | vide the crown: 91
| Ile 7 | rais'd a | mortal | 7 to the skies; 7|

Il
She 7 | drew an | angel | down. 7111

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