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Mr. WA L T E R H A R T, in this apostrophe; “* O' ever worthy, ever crown'd with
praise! “Blest in thy life and blest in all thy lays. “Add, that the Sisters ev'ry thought
refine, “And ev'n thy life, be faultles; as thy line. “Yet envy still with fiercer rage ...
Whether thou chuse Cervantes' serious air, Or laugh and shake in Rablais' easy
chair, Or praise the Court, or magnify Mankind, Or thy griev'd Country's copper
chains unbind; 25 From thy Boeotia tho' her Pow'r retires, Mourn not, my Swift, ...
A beautiful manner of speaking, usual with poets in praise of poetry, in which kind
nothing is finer than those lines of Mr. Addison: Sometimes, misguided by the
tuneful throng, I look for streams immortaliz'd in song, That left in silence and ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lizpatanders - LibraryThing
On the whole, I did enjoy reading this poem, although I found it very difficult to read. I've heard before that it's very hard to comprehend the first time around, and I would have to agree. Although ... Read full review