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1 once more a race of Kings behold,

other Mexico's be roof'd with gold. 410
1 by thee from earth to deepest hell,
zen bonds, fhall barb'rous Discord dwell:
ic Pride, påle Terror, gloomy Care,
d Ambition shall attend her there :
rple Vengeance bath'd in gore retires, 415
ons blunted, and extinct her fires:
ful Envy her own snakes shall feel,
tion mourn her broken wheel:
roar, Rebellion bite her chain,
uries thirst for blood in vain. 420

flight, nor with unhallow'd lays
e of Albion's golden days:
Is let GRANVILLE's verse recite,
of op’ning fate to light.
nambitious strains, 425
and the flow'ry plains,

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um et -- tenuare parvis.

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Or under southern skies exalt their fails,
Led by new stars, and borne by spicy gales! 390
For me the balm shall bleed, and amber flow,
The coral redden, and the ruby glow,
The pearly shell its lucid globe infold,
And Phæbus warm the rip’ning ore to gold. 394
The time shall come, when free as seas or wind
Unbounded Thames shall flow for all mankind,
Whole nations enter with each swelling tide,
And feas but join the regions they divide ;
Earth's distant ends our glory shall behold, 399
And the new world launch forth to seek the old.
Then ships of uncouth form shall stem the tyde,
And feather'd people croud my wealthy side,
And naked youths and painted chiefs admire
Our speech, our colour, and our strange attire!
Oh stretch thy reign, fair Peace! from shore to shore,
'Till Conquest cease, and Slav'ry be no more; 406
'Till the freed Indians in their native

groves Reap their own fruits, and woo their fable loves,

REMARKS.

Ver. 396. Unbounded Thames, etc.) A wish that London may be made a FREE PORT. P.

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Peru once more å race of Kings behold,
And other Mexico's be roof'd with gold. 410
Exild by thee from earth to deepest hell,
In brazen bonds, fhall barb'rous Discord dwell:
Gigantic Pride, påle Terror, gloomy Care,
And mad Ambition shall attend her there :
There purple Vengeance bath'd in gore retires, 415
Her weapons blunted, and extinct her fires: :
There hateful Envy her own snakes shall feel,
And Persecution mourn her broken wheel:
There Faction roar, Rebellion bite her chain,
And gasping Furies thirst for blood in vain. 420

Here cease thy flight, nor with unhallow'd lays
Touch the fair fame of Albion's golden days:
The thoughts of Gods letGRANVILLE's verse recite,
And bring the scenes of op’ning fate to light.
My humble Muse, in unambitious strains, 425
Paints the green forests and the flow'ry plains,

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IMITATIONS,

Ver: 421,

Quo, Musa, tendis ? desine pervicax
Referre sermones Deorum et

Magna modis tenuare parvis.

Hor.

Where Peace descending bids her olives spring,
And scatters blessings from her dove-like wing.
Ev'n I more sweetly pass my careless days,
Pleas'd in the silent shade with empty praise; 430
Enough for me, that to the liftning fwains
First in these fields I sung the sylvan strains.

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ST. CECIL I A'S DAY,

MDCC VIII.

AND OTHER

PIECES for MUSIC.

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