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On the Promotion of Edward Thurlow; Esq. tt the Lord High Chancellorship of England.
ROUND Thurlow's head in early youth,
•And in his sportive days,
And genius shed his rays.
See! with united wonder, cry'd - <
Th' experiene'd and the sage, Ambition in a boy supplied
With all the skill of age.
Discernment, eloquence and grace,
Proclaim him born to sway
The praise bestow'd was just and wise,
Secure of conquest where theprizo
So the best Wtfrser on the plain
And does but at the goal obtain
0*DE To PEACE, l. COME* peace of mind, delightful guest I Return and make thy downy nest
Once more in this fad heart:
We therefore need not part.
And pleasures fatal wiles?
The banquet of thy smiles?
The great, the gay* ihall they partake
The heav'n that thou alone canst make,
And wilt thou quit the stream' That murmurs through the dewy mead^i 1 The grove and the scquester'd shed,
To be a guest with Them?
For thee I panted, thee I priz'd,. ./£'.-' For thee I gladly sacriftc'd
Whate'er I lov'd before, And shall I see thee start away,' .'. c.': . .: . And helpless, hopatefe,'hear thee fay_**
Farewell! we meet! no more? . .:
WEAK and irresolute is man;
The purpose of to day,
To reach the distant coast,
Or all the toil is. lost. ..
The M O D E R N P AT RIOT, REBELLION is my theme all day,
I only wish 'twould come
A little nearer home.
Yon roaring boys who rave and fight
On t'other fide the Atlantic,
But most so, when most frantic.
3When lawless mobs insult the court,
That man shall be my toast, If breaking windows be the sport '. Who bravely breaks the most.