Cromer, a descriptive poem [by J.S. Munnings].

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Page 18 - Dar'st thou die ? The sense of death is most in apprehension, And the poor beetle, that we tread upon, In corporal sufferance finds a pang as great As when a giant dies.
Page 38 - They swim on the surface of the sea, on the back of their shells, which exactly resemble the hulk of a ship ; they raise two feet like masts, and extend a membrane between, which serves as a sail; the other two feet they employ as oars at the side. They are usually seen in the Mediterranean.
Page 32 - Of love despis'dy and sorrow's rankling tooth, Have blanch'd the roses of her cheek, the smile Again shall beam from Julia's lucid eye, Like morn's clear rays that glitter in the east ! THE SENTIMENTAL SOLILOQUY OF A DUMB DONKEY AT MARGATE. ' ••
Page 27 - Quiet the steady sociable proceeds, No danger in its course, and in the rear The humbler vehicle, that bears displayed, In letters legible to every eye, The stamp of fiscal avarice.
Page 37 - Flanders in 1689, ancla marfhal of France in 1703. He died in 1707, after having brought the arts of attacking and defending fortified places to a degree of perfection unknown before. His writings on thtfe iubjects are in the higheft elteem.
Page 22 - I think with some probability of truth ; though, others have doubted it, supposing it impossible but that the constant action of the sea for so many ages must ere this have -dissolved all traces of it.—Barttirt Cramer, p. i.
Page 30 - Contempt^ but little merited, have borne, And cruelty not merited at all ! To man thou little ow'st — his cares are given To rear the noblest steed : the favourite horse Is pamper'd, manag'd, exercis'd, and train'd, The winds of heaven to surpass in speed, And gain the honours of the rapid course; , To bear his master through the Icngthen'd chase, O'er hills, and floods, and vallks, or to shine With gaudy trappings in the van of war.
Page 28 - SKETCH* [From the Morning Herald.] SEE, on the patient ass A lovely charge, the form of beauty sits. Poor and neglected, and ill-treated brute! * -Thou hast been long abus'd...
Page 3 - The town of Cromer is situated on the north-east part of the county of Norfolk, upon the edge of the British ocean, from which it is defended by cliffs of considerable height.
Page 30 - Art doora'd in silent misery to feel The tricks of children and the blows of slaves; Us'd for the vilest offices, and press'd With frequent loads beyond thy strength to bear ; And when the labours of the day have ceas'd, Art...

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