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The great, the gay, shall they partake
And wilt thou quit the stream :
IV. . .
Farewell! we meet no more?
HUMAN PRAILT Y.
." I.. Weak and irresolute is man; 2;
The purpose of to-day, Woven with pains into his plan,
To-morrow rends away,
Vice seems already Nain;
' III, . Some foe to his upright intent
Finds out his weaker part;
IV. 'Tis here the folly of the wise
Through all his art we view; And, while his tongue the charge denies, His conscience owns it true.
. : V. Bound on a voyage of awful length
And dangers little known,
Man vainly trusts his own.
To reach the distant coast,
Or all the toil is loft,
THE MODERN PATRIOT.
REBELLION is my theme all day;
I only with ’twould come
On t'other side th’ atlantic,
That man shall be my toast,
Who bravely breaks the most.
The choicest flow'rs she bears,
v. Such civil broils are my delight;
Tho' some folks can't endure 'em, Who say the mob are mad outright, And that a rope must cure 'em.
*. VI. A rope! I wish we patriots had
Such strings for all who need 'em-What! hang a man for going mad?
Then farewell British freedom.
ON OBSERVING SOME NAMES OF LITTLE NOTE
RECORDED IN THE BIOGRAPHIA BRITANNICA.
OH, fond attempt to give a deathless lot To names ignoble, born to be forgot!
In vain, recorded in historic page,
So when a child, as playful children use,
! REPORT OF AN ADJUDGED CASE, not to BE FOUND IN ANY · OF THE BOOKS.
The spectacles set them unhappily wrong;
To which the said spectacles ought to belong.