Imatges de pÓgina
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See Efsay upon the Harmony of Language, written by Mr. Mitford, and published by Robson, in the year 1776.

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To rapture wake the founding lyre ! And kindle in my panting heart

A spark of more than mortal fire:

With votive hands the lay consign

To awful MAJESTY DIVINE,

On whom all life depends,

Whose glorious form we wondering trace
Through all the varied paths of space,
Far as our bounded sight extends.-

VOL. I.

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The search our dazzled reason leaves behind,

Exceeds all depth of thought, and mocks the human

mind.

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Whate'er on earth, in seas, or air,

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Or through the fylvan regions stray,---
The insect offspring of a day,

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The echoing forest's vernal song,
More strongly than an angel's voice declare,

Where-e'er we turn our eyes, the God of Life is

there.

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