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| more, 7 | shall we be | hold 7 | 7 that generous | loyalty | 7 to rank and | sex, 7| 17 that | prouil sub | mission, 1 7. that | dignified ol bedience,

1 7 that subordination of the heart, 71 | 7 which | kept a | live, 7 | even in / servitude it | self, 7

1 7 the spirit | 7 of an ex | alted | freedom. | | | 7 The | unbought | grace of life, 7 | 7 the cheap de | fence of nations, l 17 the nurse of manly | sentiment 7 and he | roic | enterprise | 7 is / gone! 71 17 It is gone, 9 177 that | sensi | bility of | principle, l 17 that | chastity of honor, 1 17 which I felt a | stain 7 1 7 like a wound, 7 | 17 which in / spired 7 | courage | 7 whilst it | mitigated fe | rocity, 1 1 7 which en / nobled | 7 what I ever it | touched ; 7 | 17 and | under / which, 7 | vice it | self 7 | lost 7 | hall its | evil, | 7 by | losing | all its | grossness. 1 li

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CANDOUR.

POPE'S ESSAY ON CRITICISM.

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

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

com | mend. 71 Short is the date a | las, 7 | 7 of modern | rhymes;

71 | 7 And | 'tis but I just 7 1 7 to let them | live be

| times. 7] IT

No 9 | longer | now that | golden age ap | pears,

71 7 When | patriach | wits 7 1 7 sur | vived 7 17 al

thousand | years; 7 | | | Now 7 | length of fame 9 | 7 (our / second | life) 7

| 7 is | lost, 7 | 7 And | bare 7 | three 7 | score 717 is | all even

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

| see: 711 7 And | such as | Chaucer | is 7 | | 7shall | Dryden

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

’d, 71 Some 7 | bright idea 7 | 7 of the master's | mind,

7 !

Where a new world 7 | leaps 7 | out 7 | at his com

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

When the | ripe 7 | colours | soften | 7 and unite,

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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 | just be / gins to

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

tray, 7 |

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

1 7 Un / happy | wit, 71 | 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 soon 7 1 7 the / short-lived | vanity is I lost:

7 1 1 1 7 Like / some 7 | fair 7 | flower | 7 the | early |

spring sup | plies 71 7 That | gaily | blooms, 91 1 7 but even in

blooming | dies. 711 Il 7 If | wit so į much from l'ignorance | 7 under / go,

| Ah 7 | let not | learning / too 7 1 7 com | menice

its | foe! 7 1 1 1 7 of old, 7 | those met re / wards 7 | who could ex

cel, 71 7 And | such were / prais'd 7 | who but en | dear

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

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

| too. 7 1 1 | Now, 7 | they who | reach Par | nassus' | lofty |

crown, 71,

7 Em | ploy their | pains to spurn some others

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

writer | rằles, 7 | 7 Con| tending | wits 717 be I come 7 17 the

sport of | fools. 9 1 1 1 7 But still 7 | 7 the worst 7 | 7 with most re |

gret com | mend; 7 | 1 7 For | each 7 | ill 7 | author y 17 is as / bad a

friend. 7 1 11 7 To what,/ base 7 | ends 7 | and by what | abject |

ways, 71 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 | | let the man be | lost. 71

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

ever | join; 71 7 To | err is human; | 17 to for 1 give, 7 | 7 dil

vine. 71 1

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THE CHEVALIER'S LAMENT.

BURNS.

7 The small birds | 7 re joice in the I green leaves

re turning, 7 The murmuring / streamlet / winds 7 | clear 717

thro' the vale: 71 |

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

| morning, I And / wild scattered / cowslips | 7 be | deck the

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

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

by | care? 71 No7 | flowers | gaily | springing | 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

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

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

right | 7 are these / vallies, I 7 Where the wild 7 | beasts 7 | find 7 | shelter, 1 7 but I can find / none.

none. 7| 7 But | 'tis not my 7 | sufferings | thus 7 | wretched

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

ruin I | mourn; | Your 9 | deeds 7 | proved 7 1 507 | Toyal | 7in | hot

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

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