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It deals in numerous externals,
Twas on a time, I say not when,
Sir' says the Frog, with boiling blood, . “I hold that my pretension's good;
Nor can a Brute of reason doubt it,
The Mouse, averse to be o'erpower'd,
On the next morn, as soon as light,
Thus, often, in our British nation, T
The Prince of vanity and air,
THE COUNTRY "SQUIRE AND THE MANDRAKE.
By Smart. The sun, had rais'd above the mead, His glorious horizontal head; II Sad Philomela left her thorn, The lively linnets hymn'd the morn; And nature, like a blooming bride," Her blushes spread on ev'ry side; The cock, as usual, crow'd up Tray, Who nightly with his master lay; Hotel The faithful Spaniel gave the word, Trelooby at the signal stirr’d, And, with his gun, from wood to wood, The man of prey his course pursu'd ; The dew and herbage all around, Like pearls and emeralds on the ground; Th'uncultur'd flowers that rudely rise, Where smiling freedom art-defies ; The lark, in transport, tow'ring high, The erimson curtains of the sky, Afflicted not Trelooby's mind For what is beauty to the blind ? The amorous voice of sylvan love 1,3.. Form'd charming concerts in the grove;' Sweet Zephyr sigh'd on Flora's breast, And drew the blackbird from her nest ;" **
• Despis'd Hibernia have I seen, support
On the uncultur'd ground were flung ; 1.) 934 m. • Down lay her spear, defild with rust, "
; . And book of learning in the dust ; il · Her loyalty still blameless found, " . . And hospitality renown'd; . . . • No more the voice of fame engross'd, Paolo • In discontent and clamour lost. . !!! • Hapless, disconsolate and brave, • Hibernia! who'll Hibernia save? • Who shall assist thee in thy woe, . *** " Who ward from thee the fatal blow?' of
ite and brave.
FASHION AND NIGHT.
• By Smart
True female, that ne'er knew her will, Still changing, tho’immortal still. One day, as the inconstant maid. Was careless on her sofa laid, Sick of the sun, and tir’d with light, .. .... She thus invok'd the gloomy Night : ... • Come--these malignant rays destroy, . • Thou screen of shame, and rise of joy. . • Come from thy western ambuscade,
Queen of the rout and masquerade : 2004 OM Nymph, without thee no cards advance, "Without thee halts the loitering dance; " 'Till thou approach, all, all's restraint, et Nor is it safe to game or paint ; 17 m in
The belles and beaux thy influence ask, 1117 'Put on the universal mask. Bywa Let us invert, in thy disguise,
a • That odious nature we despise.'
She ceas'd—the sable-mantled dame, With slow approach, and awful, came ; And, frowning with sarcastic sneer, Reproach'd the female rioteer:
That nature you abuse, my fair, · Was I created to repair... * And contrast with a friendly shade, • The pictures Heav'n's rich pencil made ; * And with my sleep-alluring dose, • To give laborious Art repose; • To make both noise and action cease, . The queen of secresy and peace.