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1 turn in sorrow from thy glorious coast, And urge the feet forbid to linger here.

Farewell! my more than fatherland!
Home of my heart and friends, adieu!
Ling'ring beside some foreign strand,
How oft shall I remember you!

E. D. GRIFFIN.

R. H. WILDE.

BANNER-FLAG.

Who, forthwith, from the glitt'ring staff unfurl'd
Th' imperial ensign, which, full high advanc'd,
Shone like a meteor streaming to the wind.

MILTON'S Paradise Lost.

"T is the Star-Spangled Banner-Oh, long may it wave O'er the land of the free, and the home of the brave!

As long as patriot valour's arm

Shall win the battle's prize,
That star shall beam triumphantly.
That Eagle seek the skies!

Flag of the free heart's only home,
By angel hands to valour given,

Thy stars have lit the welkin dome,

And all thy hues were born in heaven! For ever float that standard sheet!

F. KEY.

J. R. DRAKE.

Where breathes the foe but falls before us,
With Freedom's soil beneath our feet,
And Freedom's banner streaming o'er us!

J. R. DRAKE.

72

BASHFULNESS - BLUSH - MODESTY.

BASHFULNESS- FLUSH-MODESTY.

Unto the ground she cast her modest eye,
And, ever and anon, with rosy red,
The bashful blush her snowy cheeks did dye.

SPENSER'S Fairy Queen.

Maidens in modesty say No, to that

Which they would have the profferers construe, Aye.

SHAKSPEARE.

Confusion thrill'd me then, and secret joy,
Fast throbbing, stole its treasures from my heart,
And, mantling upward, turn'd my face to crimson.

From every blush that kindles in thy cheeks,
Ten thousand little loves and graces spring,
To revel in the roses

BROOKE.

Rowe's Tamerlane.

As lamps burn silent with unconscious light,
So modest ease in beauty shines most bright;
Unaiming charms with rays resistless fall,
And she, who means no mischief, does it all.

He saw her charming, but he saw not half
The charms her downcast modesty conceal'd.

AARON HILL.

THOMSON'S Seasons.

Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.
A crimson blush her beauteous face o'erspread,
Varying her cheeks, by turn, with white and red;
The driving colours, never at a stay,
Run here and there, and flush, and fade away.

The modest matron, and the blushing maid.

POPE.

PARNELL.

GOLDSMITH'S Traveller.

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