Poems on Various Subjects. : Whereto is Prefixed a Short Essay on the Structure of English Verse

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Page 51 - Oh, Liberty ! thou goddefs heav'nly bright, Profufe of blifs, and pregnant with delight ! Eternal pleafures in thy prefence reign, And fmiling Plenty leads thy wanton train ; Eas'd of her load Subjection grows more light.
Page 24 - With cheerfulness my breast. 3 Now may sweet slumbers close my eyes, From pain and sickness free ; And let my waking thoughts arise To meditate on thee. 4 So bless each future day and night, Till life's fond scene is o'er ; And then to realms of endless light tnraptur'd let ixie soar.
Page 35 - That Fountain whence his Life-blood flows In Streams of Mercy to his Foes, That Heart that bids his Murd'rers live, And faves them by the Wounds they give.
Page 23 - Thy careful hand has led ; And now, exempt from anxious cares, I prefs the downy bed. I fall this night into thy arms, Which I have prov'd fo kind; Oh ! keep my body from all harms, And from all fins my mind.
Page 98 - Thy right Hand, O LORD, So glorious in Power! be ever ador'd ; Thy right Hand in Pieces hath...
Page 29 - L lovely, pure, and perfect MIND, In whom, all Graces are combin'd, And Source of ev'ry Grace! My Soul, from thce an a&ive Ray, I Tho* darken'd by furrounding Clay, Was form'd to view thy Face. II, Faint Rays^from thee, th...
Page 19 - Offspring here below, As far as thou haft giv'n to know, Perform thy facred Will.
Page 7 - Rocks, Caves, \ Lakes, Fens | Bogs, Dens | and Shades | of Death.

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