Imatges de pÓgina
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Sent to DR. HAYES, with the ODE

to HARMONY.

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From the bright touch of thy harmonious fire;
To these mute lays the voice of Music give,
And by thy Genius bid my numbers live,
Amid thy verdant bays this flow'ret twine,

• And make immortal, verse as mean as mine.'

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VERSES addressed to a LADY.

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F toil you say a moderate share

In each pursuit should rise,

Too much may make our hearts despair,

Too little we despise :

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Though gain’d without one care, his joys

High-valued must remain,
Are cheaply purchas'd when the prize

Of Industry and care. pain

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Nor shall the brave resist, or coward fly,

But all Mankind submit, adore, or die.

SON G.'

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