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15t: 57398 Streichi'd o'er the poor and church his iroh rod,
PRIT And servid alike his vassals and his God, Whom ev'n the Saxon spar'd, and bloody Dape,
omnis The wanton victims of his sport remain.
assile But see, the man who spacious regions gave
113 A walte for beats, himself denied a grave ! Stretch'd on the lawn his second hope survey, At once the chacer, and at once the prey : Lo! Rufus, tugging at the deadly dart, Bleeds in the forest like a wounded hart. Succeeding monarchis heard the subjects cries, Nor saw displeas'd the peaceful cottage rise. Then gath'ring flocks on unknown mountains fed ; O'er fandy wilds were yellow harvests spread ; The forests wonder'd at th’ unusual grain, And secret transport touch'd the conscious swain. Fair Liberty, Britannia's Goddess, rears Her cheerful head, and leads the golden years.
Ve vig'rous swains! while youth ferments your blood, And purer spirits swell the sprighily flood, Now range the hills, the gaineful woods beset, Wind the shrill horn, or spread the waving net. When milder autumn summer's heat succeeds, And in the new-fhorn field the partridge feeds, Before his lord the ready fpaniel bounds, Panting with hype, he tries the furrow'd grounds : But when the tainted gales the game betray, Couch'd close he lies, and meditates the prey :
Secure they trust th' unfaithful field beset,
See! from the brake the whirring pheasant springs,
Nor yet, when moist. Ar&turus clouds the sky, The woods and fields their pleasing toils deny, To plains with well-breath'd beagles we repair, And trace the mazes of the circling hare (Beasts, urg'd by us, their fellow beasts pursue, And learn of man each other to unda): With flaught'ring guns th' unwearied fowler roves ; When frosts have whiten'd all the naked groves; Where doves in flocks the leadless trees o'ershade, And lonely woodcocks haunt the wa'ry glade. He lifts the tube, and levels with his eyes; Straight a short thunder breaks the frozen sky: A.
Oft, as in airy rings they kim the heath, to The clam'rous łapwings feel the leaden death ... Oft, as the mounting latks their notes prepare, 9 10% They fall, and leave their little lives in air. 5302:19-26
In genial spring, beneath the quiviring shade, kui on to Where cooling vapours breathe along the meadze' or I The patient fifher takes his filent fand, it is 51013 Intent, his angle trembling in his hand : HA With looks unmov'd he hopes the scaly breed, 1,97) And eyes the dancing cork and bending reed. Disa Our plenteous f'reams à various' race supply :1. sti. The bright-eyedʻperch, with fins of Tyrian dye; The filver eel, in thining volumes roll”d ; The yellow carp, in feales "bedrope with gold; Swift trouts, diverlified with crimson flains
;;! And pykes, the tyrants of the watory plains.fi "Now Cancer glows with Phæbus fiery car; The youth rush eager
to the sylvan waig: 3 nits ;;;
Let old Arcadia boall her ample plain, X
parit Whose care, like her's, protects the sylvan reign; The carth's fairlight, and Empress of the main.
39 V Here too, 'tis sung, of old Diana Atray'd,
1999T And Cynthus’ top forsook for Windsor-shade; X Here was the feen o'er airy Waftes to rove, Seek the clear spring, or haunt the pathless grove ; Here arm'd with filyer bows, in carly dawn,
room Her buskind Virgins trac'd the dewy lawn.
Above the rest a rural nymph was fam’d,
!? When the fierce cagle cleaves the liquid Akys.
Not half so swiftly the fieree eagle moves,
Let me, let me, to the Shades repair.
and murmur there."