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1 more, 7 | shall we be | hold 7 | 7 that I generous | loyalty | 7 to | rank and sex, 71 1 7 that | prouil sub | mission, | 1 7 that | dignified obedience, |

17 that sub | ordination of the heart, 71 | 7 which | kept a | live, 7 | even in / servitude it | self, 7

| 7 the / spirit | 7 of an ex | alted | freedom. | | | 7 The unbought | grace of life, 7 1 7 the cheap de | fence of nations, l 1 7 the nurse of manly | sentiment | 7 and he | roic | enterprise | 7 is / gone! 7 1 1 7 It is gone, 71077 that | sensi | bility of | principle, 1 | 7 that chastity of honor, 1 17 which | felt a | stain 7 | 7 like a | wound, 9 | 17 which in , spired 7 | courage | 7 whilst it | mitigated fe | rocity, | 17 which en nobled 17 what ever it | touched ; 71 | 7 and | under / which, 7 | vice it | self 7 | lost 7 | hall its | evil, | 7 by | losing | all its | grossness. / I

CANDOUR.

POPE'S ESSAY ON CRITICISM.

7 Be | thou the first 7 | true 7 | merit | 7 to be

friend. 911 His 7 | praise is lost 7 | 7 who stays 7 | 7 till | all

com | mend. 7 1 Short is the date a | las, 7 | 7 of modern | rhymes;

71 | 7 And / 'tis but I just 7 | 7 to | let them | live be

| times. 7 | 11

No 9 | longer | now that | golden age ap | pears,

7 | 7 When | patriach | wits 7 1 7 sur | vived 7 17 al

thousand | years; 7 | | | Now 7 | length of fame 9 | 7 (our / second | life) 7

| 7 is | lost, 7 | 7 And | bare 7 | three 7 | score 717 is | all even

that can | boast; 7 | 7 Our | sons 7 | 7 their | father's | failing | language

| see: 711 7 And | such as | Chaucer | is 7 | | 7shall | Dryden

| be. 7| So 7 1 7 when the faithful | pencil | 7 has de | sign

’d, 71 Some 7 | bright idea 7 | 7 of the master's | mind,

7 !

Where a new world 7 | leaps 7 | out 7 | at his com

mand, 7 | 7 And | ready | nature | waits | upon his / hand;

When the | ripe 7 | colours | soften | 7 and unite,

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7 And | sweetly | melt 7 | into just | shade and

light, 71 7 When | mellowing | years 7 | 7 their | full per | fec

tion / give, 71.1 7 And each 7 | bold 7 | figure | just be / gins to

| live, 7 | 7 The | treacherous / colours | 7 the fair ) art be |

tray, 7 |

7 And | all the bright cre | ation | fades a way! 7

7 Un | happy | wit, 1 | I like 7 | most mis taken

| things, 71 7 A | tones not 7 for that | envy 17 which it |

brings. 7 7 In | youth a lone, 7 | 7 its | empty | praise 7 / 7

we. boast, 7 | 7 But I soon 7 | 7 the short-lived / vanity is | lost:

7 1 1 1 7 Like some 9 | fair 7 | flower | 7 the early |

spring sup | plies 7 | 7 That | gaily | blooms, 11 17 but even in

blooming | dies. 7 1 1 1 7 If | wit so į much from | ignorance | 7 under / go,

71 | Ah 7 | let not | learning | too 717 com | merce

its | foe! 71 . 7 Of old, 7 | those met re / wards 7 | who could ex

| cel, 71 7 And | such were | prais'd 7 | who but en | dcar

our'd | well: 71 7 Tho' | triumphs | were to | generals | only | due,

Crowns were re I serv'd 7 | 7 to 1 grace the / soldiers

| too. 7 | Now, 7 | they who | reach Par | nassus’ | lofty | crown, 7 1.

7 Em ! ploy their | pains to | spurn some others

down; 1 7 And / while 7 | self 7 | love 7 | 7 each | jealous |

writer | rules, 7 | 7 Con tending | wits 7 17 be come 7 17 the

sport of fools. 711 7 But still 7| 7 the worst 7 | 7 with | most re |

gret com | mend; -7 1 1 7 For each 7 | ill 7 | author 19 17 isas | bad a

| friend. 71 7 To what | base 7 | ends 7 | and by what | abject

ways, 71 9 Are | mortals / urg'd through sacred | lust of

praise! 71 Ah 7 | ne’er so dire a | thirst of | glory | boast, 7 | Nor in the critic 7 | | let the man be lost. 7 |

11 Good 7 | nature | 7 and | good 7 | sense 7 1 7 must |

ever | join; 7 | 7 To | err is | human; | 17 to for 1 give, 7 | 7 dil

vine. 7| |

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THE CHEVALIER'S LAMENT.

BURNS.

7 The small birds | 7 rejoice in the green leaves

re | turning, 1 7 The murmuring | streamlet | winds 7 | clear 717

thro' the vale:7| |

- The'l hawthorn-trees | | blow in the | dews of the

| morning, I And / wild scattered / cowslips | 7 be | deck the

sweet | dale. 7 1 1 1 7 But what can give / pleasure, | 7 or what can

seem | fair, 71 17 While the lingering | moments | 7 are | number'd

by | care? 71 No7 | flowers | gaily | springing | 7 nor | birds 7 |

sweetly | singing, 7 Can | soothe 7 1 7 the sad 7 | bosom | 7 of joy

less des 1 pair. 7 | | | 7 The | deed that I dared 7 1 7 could it | merit their

| malice ? | 7 A | king and a | father | 7 to place on his |

throne? 71 7 His / right 7 | 7 are these | hills 71,7 and his

right | 7 are these / vallies, I 7 Where the wild 7 | beasts 7 | find 7 | shelter, 1 7 but I can find / none.

none. 7| | | 7 But | 'tis not my 7 | sufferings | thus 7 | wretched

17 for lorn! 7| 7 My | brave 7 | gallant | friends, 7 1 7 'tis | your 7

| ruin 1 | mourn; Your 9 | deeds 7 | proved 7 1 507 | Toyal | 7in | hot

bloody | trial, 1 7 A | las! 7 | 7 can I make you no sweeter re |

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