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That now wage war upon the foamy deep,
HOR. LIB. I. ODE XXXVIII.
Pcnricos odi, puer, apparatus.
Boy, I hate their empty shows;
Persian garlands I detest;
Lingering after all the rest.
Plainer myrtle pleases me,
Thus outstretched beneath my vine;
Waiting with thy master's wine.
ANOTHER VERSION OF THE SAME ODE.
Boy! I detest all Persian fopperies, Fillet-bound garlands are to me disgusting; Task not thyself with any search, I charge thee,
Where latest roses linger; Bring me alone, (for thou wilt find that readily,) riain myrtle. Myrtle neither will disparage Thee occupied to serve me, or me drinking
Beneath my vine's cool shelter.
HOR. LIB. II. ODE XVI.
EASE is the weary merchant's prayer,
When neither moon nor stars appear,
For ease the Mede with quiver graced,
Delightful ease all pant to taste,
For neither gold can lull to rest,
The tumults of a troubled breast,
Happy the man whose table shows
No fear intrudes on his repose,
Poor short-lived things, what plans we lay!
Ah, why forsake our native home, To distant climates speed away,
For self sticks close where'er we roam!
Care follows hard and soon o'ertakes
Her destined quarry ne'er forsakes;
From anxious fears of future ill
Gild e'en your sorrows with a smile,
Thy neighing steeds and lowing herds,
And the best purple Tyre affords
On me indulgent Heaven bestowed
This lyre ;—and as for yonder crowd,
TRANSLATED FROM THE LATIN OF OWEN.
ON ONE IGNORANT AND ARROGANT.
Thou mayest of double ignorance boast,
That thou mayest injure no man, dove-like be, And serpent-like, that none may injure thee!
TO A FRIEND IN DISTRESS.
I Wish thy lot, now bad. still worse, my friend; For when at worst, they say, things always mend. RETALIATION.
The works of ancient bards divine,
And should posterity read thine,
When little more than boy in age,
SUNSET AND SUNRISE.
Contemplate, when the sun decliner.
Thy death, with deep reflection; And when again he rising shines,
Thy day of resurrection!
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