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American ancient appears arms battle born bosom breast breath bright called CANTO cause cheese death deep descend dread England English equal ev'ry falls fatal fate Father's felis fire flame force give glory grace grave hand hast head heart heav'n hell Hence hold hope interest king kingdom land language Latin less LIBER LIBRARY Line live mice mountains mourn mouse nature never nigh night North NOTE o'er once original PAGE passions poem possessed present Prince Principality rage reader receive reign remark respects rich rise roar round seemed slaves Brave boys soon soul strong Taffi tears thee things thou thought town translation unknown VIII Wales Welsh wind wrath
Page 56 - Hydaspes. namque me silva lupus in Sabina, dum meam canto Lalagen et ultra terminum curis vagor expeditis, fugit inermem.
Page 76 - IN story we're told, How our fathers of old Braved the rage of the wind and the waves ; And cross'd the deep o'er, To this desolate shore, All because they were loath to be slaves, brave boys ! All because they were loath to be slaves. Yet a strange scheme of late, Has been formed in the state, By a knot of political knaves ; Who in secret rejoice, That the Parliament's...
Page 78 - To our monarch, we know, Due allegiance we owe, Who the sceptre so rightfully waves ; But no sovereign we own, But the king on his throne, And we cannot, to subjects, be slaves, brave boys ! &c.
Page 78 - But whoever, in spite At American right, Like insolent Haman behaves ; Or would wish to grow great On the spoils of the state, May he and his children be slaves, brave boys ! &c. Though against the repeal, With intemperate zeal, Proud Granville so brutishly raves ; Yet our conduct shall show; And our enemies know, That Americans scorn to be slaves, brave boys ! &c.
Page 70 - ... on high : My lot's far more lamentable than thine, Thou liv'st in death, while I in living die. With great applause hast thou perform'd thy part, Since thy first entrance on the stage of life : Or in the labours of the healing art, Or in fair Liherty's important strife.
Page 1 - Muscipula sive cambromyomachia: The mousetrap, or The battle of the Welsh and the mice; in Latin and English: with other poems, in different languages. By an American (ie, Benjamin Young Prime].
Page 76 - But if we should obey, This vile statute the way To more base future slavery paves; Nor in spite of our pain, Must we ever complain, If we tamely submit to be slaves, brave boys!
Page 56 - Mauris jaculis, neque arcu, Nee venenatis gravida sagittis, Fusee, Pharetra; Sive per Syrtes iter sestuosas, Sive facturus per inhospitalem Caucasum, vel qua?
Page 95 - Twas this depriv'd my soul of rest, And rais'd such tumults in my breast; For while I gaz'd, in transport tost, My breath was gone, my voice was lost: in. ' My bosom glow'd : the subtle flame Ran quick thro' all my vital frame; O'er my dim eyes a darkness hung; My ears with hollow murmurs rung.