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As far as mortal eyes the portrait scan,

These lineaments of beauty which delight.
Verse 109–132. read as follows:

As Memnon's marble form, renown'd of old
By fabling Nilus, at the potent touch
Of Morning utter'd from its inmost frame
Unbidden mufic; so hath Nature's hand
To certain fpecies of external things
Attuned the finer organs of the mind :
So the glad impulse of congenial powers,
Or of sweet sound, or fair proportion’d form,
The grace of motion,

of motion, or the pomp of light,
Shoots thro imagination's tender frame;
Thro every naked nerve; till all the foul
To that harmonious movement now resigns
Her functions. Then the inexpreffive strain
Diffuseth its enchantment. Fancy dreams,
Rapt into high discourse with sainted bards,
And wandering thro Elysium, fancy dreams
Of mystic fountains, and inspiring groves ;
Fountains the haunt of Orpheus; happy groves
Where Milton dwells. The intellectual power
Bends from his folemn throne a wondering ear
And smiles. The passions to divine repose
Persuaded yield: and love and joy alone
Are waking; love and joy, such as await
An abgel's meditation. O! attend, &c.

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Verse 133. for touch, read move.

134. for the refining love, read this primaval love.
136. for favourite, read boliest.
138. for loveliest, read awful,
139. for pregnant stores, read copious frame.
143. for To three illustrious orders, &c. to verse

146, read;
To two illustrious orders still refer
Self-taught. From him, whose rustic toil the lark
Chears warbling, to the bard, whose mighty mind
Grafps the full orb of being ; ftill the form
Which fancy worships, or sublime, or fair,
Their eager tongues proclaim. I see them dawn, &c.

157. 158. for


The great career of justice. read

The great decrees
168. for That, read Which,

169-172. read thus:
And mocks poffeffion? Why departs the foul
Wide from the track and journey of her times
To grasp the good the knows not? In the field
Of things which may be, in the spacious field
Of science, potent arts, or dreadful arms,

To raise up scenes in which her own defires


Contented may repose; when things which are
Pall on her temper, like a twice told tale:
Her temper still demanding to be free;

Spurning the gross, &c.
Verse 177. for Alpine, read mid-air.

179. for rowling his bright wave, read rowl bis

.glittering tide.
183. for That, read thich.

195. for far effus’d, read sallying forth. .-. 197. for through, read round. 222—270. This whole paragraph to be inserted

after verse 278, Book III.
337. for young, read fond.
338. for the, read your.
358. for Thindulgent mother, read The gracious

361. for Still, read There.
362. for native, read proper.
363. for Illumes, read Directs.

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364. for

- The generous glebe,

Whose bosom (miles with verdure, read,

The glow of flowers, Which gild the verdant pasture. 366. for nedar'd, read downey.



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Verse 38%. for Nor'let the gleam, &e ta verse 402.

read thus,

Nor be the hopes, Which flatter youthful bofoms, here appallid. Nor let false terrors urge you to renounce : This awful theme of undeceitful good, And truth eternal. Tho th' abhorred threats Of facred superstition, in the quest Of that kind pair constrain her kneeling slave To quench, and fet at nought, the lamp of God Within his frame: thro defarts, thorns, and mire, Tho forth the lead him, credulous, and dark, And aw'd with dubious notion, tho at length Benighted, terrified, afflicted, loft, She leave him to converse with cells, and graves, And shapes of death; to listen all alone, And, by the screaming owl's accursed fong, To watch the dreadful workings of his heart; Or talk with spectres on eternal woe" ; Yet be not you dismayed. A gentler star Your lovely search enlightens. From the grove, &c.

403. for talk'd, read fate.

413. for harmonious, read perfuafive. 431–437

Which conquers chance and fate; or whether tuned
For triumph, on the summit to proclaim
Her toils; around her brow to twine the wreath


Of everlasting praise; thro future worlds
To follow her interminated way.

440. for,

Whether in vast majestic pomp array’d,
Or dreft for pleasing wonder, or ferenë
In beauty's rofy smile.

When majesty arrays her, and when deck'd

By beauty and by love.
Verse 459. for pregnant, read copious,

460. for the bounteous, read their parent. 461-464. read thus,

such the flowers, With which young Maia for her genial fong Rewards the village maid; and such the trees, Which blith Pomona rears on Severn's bank To feed the bowl of Ariconian fwains, Who quaff beneath her branches. Lovebjer ftill, &c.

474. for,

There most conspicuous even in outward shape.

There in eternal things conspicuous most.

476. for condueting, read directing.
487. for range, read path.
534. for congenial, read paternal.


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