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En! summo cxultant nutantes vertice sylvæ. Ecce peregrinis fervent tua limina turbis;
Mittit aromaticas rallis Saronica nubes,

Barbarus en! clarum divino lumine templum
Et juga Carmeli recreant fragrantia ccelum. Ingreditur, cultuque tao mavsuescere gaudet.
Deserti Jætâ mollescunt aspera voce

Cinnameos cumulos, Nabathæi mudera veris,
Auditur Deus! ecce Deus! rebrantia circum Ecce cremant genibus tritæ regalibus arx!
Saxa sonavt, Deus; ecce Deus ! deflectitur æther, Solis Ophyræis crudlum tibi montibus aurum
Demissumque Deum tellus capit; ardua cedrus, Maturant radii; tibi balsama sudat Idume.
Gloria sylvaruin, durninum inclinata salutet. Ætheris en portas sacro fulgore micantes
Surgite convalles, tuinidi subsidite montes ! Cælicolæ pauduot, torrentis aurea lucis
Stemite saxa viàm, rapidi discedite fluctus; Flumina prorompunt; non posthac sole rubescet
En! quem turba diu eccinerunt enthea, vates India nascenti, piacidæve argentea poctis
En! salvator adest; vultus agnoscite cæci Luna vices revehet; radios pater ipse diei
Divinos, surdos sacra vox permulceat aures. Proferet archetypos; coelestis gaudia lucis
Ile cutim spissam visus hebetare vetabit,

Ipso fonte bides, que circumfusa beatam
Reclusisque oculis infundet amabile lumen; Regiam inundabit, pullis cessura tenebris.
Obstrictasque diu linguas in carmina solvet Littora deficiens arentia deseret æquor;
llle vias vocis pandet, flexusque liquentis Sidera fumabunt, diro labefacta tremore
Harmoniæ purgata novos mirabitur auris. Saxa cadent, solidique liquescent robora montis:
Accrescunt teneris tactu nova robora nervis: Tu secura tamen confusa elementa videbis,
Consuerus fulcro innixus reptare bacilli

Lætaque Messia semper dominabere rege,
Nunc saltu capreas, nunc rursu provocat eurus. Pollicitis firmata Dei, stabilita ruinis.
Non planctus, non mæsta sonant suspiria; pectus
Singultans mulcet, lachrymantes tergit ocellos.
Vincla coercebunt luctantem adamantiua inortem,

[Jan. 20, 21, 1778.]
Æterroque Orci domiuator vulnere languens

Vitæ qui varias vices
Invalidi raptos sceptri plorabit honores.

Rerum perpetuus temperat Arbiter,
li qua dulce strepent scatebræ, qua lata vires-

Læto cedere lumini
cunt

Noctis tristitiam qui gelidæ jubet,
Pascua, qua olandum spirat purissimus aer,

Acri sanguine turgidos,
Pastor agit pecudes, teneros mudo suscipit agnos Obductosque oculos nubibus humidis
Et gremio fotis selectas porrigit herbas,

Sanari voluit meos.
Amissas modo quærit oves, revocatque vagantes;
Fidus adest custos, seu nox furat horrida nimbis,

Et me, cuncta beans cui do cuit dies,

Luci reddidit et mihi.
Sive dies medius morientia tomcat arva.

Qua te laude, Deus qua prece prosequar?
Postera sic pastor divinus secla beabit,

Sacri discipulis labri
E: curas felix patrias testabitur orbis.
Non ultra infestis concurrent agmina siguis,

Te semper studiis utilibus colam :
Hostiles oculis flammas jaculantia torris;

Grates, summe Pater, tuis
Non litui accendent hellum, non campus ahenis

Recte qui fruitur muneribus, dedit.
Triste coruscabit radiis; dabit hasta recusa
Vomerem, et in faleem rigidlus curvabitur ensis.

[Dec. 25,1779.]
Atria, pacis opus, surgent, finemque caduci
Natus ad opłatum perducet cæpta parentis.

Nunc dies Christo inemoranda nato
Qui duxit fulcos, illi teret area messem,

Fulsit, in pectus mihi fonte purum
Et seræ texent vitt's umbracula proli.

Gaudium sacro fluat, et benigni
Attoniti duineta vident inculta coluni
Suave rubere ros's, sitientesque inter arenas Christe da tutam trepido quietem,
Garrula mirantur salientis murmura rivi.

Christe, spem præsta stabilem timenti;
Per saxa, ignivomi nuper spelæa draconis,

Da fidem certam, precibusque fidis
Canna viret, juncique tremit variabilis umbra.
Horruit implexo qua vallis sente, figuræ
Surgit amans abies teretis, buxique sequaces
Artificis frondent dextræ; palmisque rubeta

[In Lecto, die Passionis. Apr. 13, 1781.]
Aspera, odoratæ cedunt mala gramina myrto.
Per rales sociata lupo lasciviet agna,

Summe Deus, qui semper amas quodcunque
Cumque levne petet tutus præsepe jurencus.

creâsti;
Florea mansuetæ petulantes vincula tigri
Per ludum pueri injicient, et fessa colubri

Da veteres noxas animo sic flere novato,
Membra viatoris recreabunt frigore linguæ.

Per Christum ut veviam sit reperire mibi.
Serpen:os teneris nil jam lethale micantes
Tractabit palmis infans, motusque trisculcæ
Ridebit linguæ innocuos, squama: que virentes
Aureaque admirans rutiladiis fulgura cristæ. See non inani confugis,
Indue reginam, turritæ frontis honores

Peccator, ad latus meum;
Tolle Salema sacros, quain circum gloria pennas Quod poscis, haud unquam
Explicat, incinctam radiatæ luce liaræ !

Negabitur solatium.
En! formosa tibi spatiosa per atria, proles
Ordinibus surgit densis, vitamque requirit
I'mpatiens, lenteque fuentes increpat annos.

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[In Lecto. Dec. 25, 1782.]

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CHRISTIANUS PERFECTUS. SUMME Pater, quodcunque tuum : de corpore Abstergat mundi labem, nec gaudia carnis

Qui cupit in sanctos Christo cogente referri, Numen 3 Hoc statuat“, precibus 5 Christus adesse velit: Captans, nec fastu tumidus, semperque futuro Ingenio parcas, nec sit mihi culpa rogâsse,

Instet, et evellens terroris spicula corde, Qua solum potero parte, placere 7 tibi.

Suspiciat tandem clementem iv numine patrem.

Huic quoque, nec genti nec sectæ noxius ulli, Sit sacer orbis amor, miseris qui semper adesse

Gestiat, et, nullo pietatis limite clausus, [Cal. Jan. in lecto, ante lucem. 1784.] Cunctoruin ignoscat vitiis, pietate fruatur.

Ardeat huic toto sacer ignis pectore, possit
Summe dator vitæ, naturæ æterne magister,

Ut vitam, poscat si res, impendere vero.
Causarum series quo moderante fiuit,
Respice quem subiget senium, morbique seniles, Irruptum vitæ cupiat servare tenorem;

Cura placere Deo sit prima, sit ultima, sanctæ
Quem terret vitu meta propiniqua suæ,
Respice inutiliter lapsi quem pænitet ævi;

Et sibi, delirans quanquam et peccator in horas Recte ut pæniteat, respice, magne parens.

Displiceat, servet tutum sub pectore rectum:
Nec natet, et nunc has partes, nunc eligat illas,
Nec dubitet quem dicat herum, sed, totus in uno,

Se fidum addicat Christo, mortalia temuens. Pater benigne, summa semper lenitas,

Sed tineat semper, caveatque ante omnia, Crimine gravatain plurimo mentem leva:

turbæ Concede veram pænitentiam, precor,

Ne stolidæ similis, leges sibi segreget audax Concede agendam legibus vitam tuis.

Quas servare velit, leges quas lentus omittat, Sacri vagantes luminis gressus face

Plenum opus effugiens, aptans juga mollia collo Rege, et tuere, quæ vocent pellens procul ;

Sponte sua demens; nihilum decedere summæ Veniam petenti, summe da veniam, pater ; Vult Dens, at qui cuncta debit tibi, cuncta reVeniæqne sancta pacis adde gandia:

poscit. Sceleris ut expers omni, et vacuus inetu, Denique perpetuo contendit in ardua nisu, Te, mente purâ, mente tranquiliâ colam:

Auxilioque Dei fretus, jam mente serena Mihi dona morte hæc impetret Christus suâ. Pergit, et imperiis sentit se dulcibus actum.

Paulatim mores, animum, vitamque refingit,

Effigiemque Dei, quantum servare licebit, [Jan. 18, 1784.]

Induit, et, terris major, cælestia spirat.
Summe Pater, puro collustra lumine pectus,

Anxietas noceat ne tenebrosa mibi.
In me sparsa manu virtutum semina larga Æterne rerum conditor,

Sic ale, proveniat messis ut ampla boni. Salutis æternæ dator;
Noctes atque dies animno spes læta recurset, Felicitatis sedibus
Certa mihi sancto flagret amore fides.

Qui vec scelestos exigis,
Certa vetat dubitare fides, spes læta timere, Quoscunique scelerum pænitet;

Velle vetet cuiquam non bene sanctus amor. Da, Christe, pænitentiam,
Da, ne sint permissa, pater, mihi præmia frustra, Veniamque, Christe, da mibi;
Et colere, et leges semper amare tuas.

Ægrum trahenti spiritum
Hæc mihi, quo gentes, quo secula, Christe, piâsti, Succurre prætens corpori,
Sanguine, precanti promereare tuo!

Multo gravatam crimine
Mentem benignus alleva.

[Feb. 27, 1784.] Mess mea quid qnereris ? veniet tibi mollior Luce collustret mihi pectus alma,

Pellat et tristes animi tenebras, hora, In summo ut videas niimine læ'a patrem;

Nec sinat semper tremere ae dolore,

Gratia Christi: Divinam insontes iram placavit Jesus; Nunc est pro pæna penituisse reis.

Me pater tandem reducem benigno

Summus amplexu foveat, beato 'The night above referred to by Dr. Johnson Me gregi sanctus socium beatum was that in which a paralytic stroke had de.

Spiritus addat, prived him of his voice; and, in the anxiety he felt lest it should likewise hare impaired his understanding, he composed the above lines, and said, concerning them, that he knew at the time

JEJUNIUM ET CIBUS. that they were not good, but then that he deemed Serviat ut menti corpus jejunia serva, his discerning this to be sufficient for the quieting the anxiety before mentioned, as it stowed him

Ut mens utatur corpore, sume cibos. that his power of judging was not diminished.

3 Al. leges.

4 Al. statuant. Al. votis.

Al. precari. ? Al. litare.

a Al, tuæ.

AD URBANUM. 1739.

Prigora. seu niminm longo jacuisse reterno, URBANE, nullis fesse la boribus,

Sive mihi mentem dederit oatura minorem. Urbane, nullis victe calumniis,

Te sierili functum cura, vucumque salebris Cui fronte sertum io erudita

Tuto eluctatum spatiis sapientia dia Perpetuo viret, et virebit ;

Excipit æthereis, ars omnis plaudit amico, Quid moliatur gens imitantium,

Linguarumque omni terra discordia concors Quid et minetur, sollicitus parum,

Multiplici reducem circum sonatore magistrun. Vacare solis perge Musis,

Ne, pensi immunis cum jam mihi reddor,

inertis Juxta animo studiisque fælix. Linguæ procacis plumbea spicula,

Desidize sors dura manet, graviorque labore Fidens, superbo frange silentio ;

Tristis et atra quies, et tardæ tædia vitæ. Victrix per obstantes catervas

Nascuntur curis curæ, vexatque di lorum Sedulitas animosa tendet.

Importuna cohors, racuc mala sompia mentis. Intende nervos fortis, inanibus

Nunc clamosa juvant nocturna guadia meuse, Risurus olim nisibus emuli;

Nunc loca sola placent; frustra te, Somne, re

cumbens Intende jam nervos, habebis Participes opera camænas.

Alme voco, impatiens noctis metuensque diei. Non ulla Musis pagina gratior,

Omua percurro trepidus, circum omnia lustry, Quam quæ severis ludicra jungere

Si qua usquam pateat melioris semita vitæ, Novit, fatigatamque nugis

Nec quid agam invenio, meditatus grandia, cogor Utilibus recreare mentem.

Notior ipse mihi fieri, incultumque fateri Texente nymphis serta Lycoride,

Pectus, et ingenium vano se robore jactans, Rosæ ruborem sic viola adjuvat

Ingenium nisi materiem doctrina ministrat. Immista, sic Iris refulget

Cessat inops rerum, ut torpet, si marmoris absit Æthereis variata fucis.

Copia, Phidiaci facanda potcntia coli.
Quicquid agam, quocunque ferar, conatibus

obstat IN RUVUM A MOLA STOAN A LICH. Res angusta domi, et macræ penuria mentis. FELDIÆ DIFFLUENTEM.

Non rationis opes animus, nunc parta recen.

Conspicit aggestas, et se miratur in illis, (sens Errat adhuc vitreus per prata virentia rivus, Nec sibi de gaza præsens quod postulat usus Quo toties lavi membra tenella puer ;

Summus adesse jubet celsa dominator ab arce; Hic delusa rudi frustrabar brachia motu, Nou, operum serie seriem dum computat ævi, Dum docuit blanda voce natare pater.

Præteritis fruitur, lætos aut sumit honores Fecerunt rami latebras, tenebrisque diurnis Ipse sui judex, actæ bene munera vitæ ; Pendula secretas abdidit arbor aquas.

Sed sua regna videns, loca nocte silentia late Nunc veteres duris periêre securibus umbræ, Horret, ubi vanæ species, umbræque fugaces,

Longinquisque oculis nuda lavacra patent. Et rerum volitant raræ per inane figuræ. Lympha tamen cursus agit indefessa perennis, Quid faciam? tenebrisne pigram dainnare

Tectaque qua fuxit, nunc et aperta fuit. Quid ferat externi velox, quid deterat ætas,

Restat ? an accingar studiis gravioribus audax! Tu quoque securus res age, Nise, tuas. Aut, hoc si nimium est, tandem nora lexica

poscam.

senectam

ΓΝΩΘΙ ΣΕΑΥΤΟΝ. .
(Post Lexicon Anglicanum auctum et emen-

datum).
Lexicon ad inem longo luctamine tandem
Scaliger ut duxit, tenuis pertæsus opellæ,
Vile indignatus studium, nugasque molestas,
Ingemit exosus, scribendaque lexica mandat
Dainnatis, pænam pro penis omnibus unamn.

Ille quidem recte, sublimnis, doctus et acer,
Quem decuit majora sequi, majoribus aptun,
Qui veterum modo facto ducum, modo carraina

vatum,
Gesserat et quicquid virtus, sapientia quicquid,
Dixerat, imperiique vices, cælique meatus,
Ingentemque animo seclorum volveret orbem.
Fallimur exemplis; temere sibi turba scho-

Jarum
Ima tuas credit permitti Scaliger iras, (rum
Quisque suum nôrit modulum ; tibi, prime viro-
lit studiis sperem, aut ausim par esse querelis,
Non mihi sorte datum ; lenti seu sanguinis obsint

I See Gent. Mag. Vol. VIII. p. 156; and see also the latroduction to Vol. LIV.

IMITATION OF THE ABOVE, BY MR. MURPRY.

KNOW YOURSELF.
(AFTER REVISIXO AND EN LARGINO

ENGLISH LEXICON, OR VICTIONARY.)
WHEN Scaliger, whole years of labour past,
Beheld his Lexicon complete at last,
And weary of his task, with wond'ring eyes,
Saw from words pil'd on words a fabric rise,
He curs'd the industry, inertly strong,
lo creeping toil that could persist so long,
And if, etrag'd he cried, Heav'n meant to shed
Its keenest vengeance on the guilty head,
The drudgery of words the damu'd would know,
Doom'd to write lexicons in endless woel.

Yes, you had cause, great genius, to repent;
"You lost good days, that inight be better spent;"
You well mnight grudge the hours of ling'ring

pain,

and view your learned labours with disdain.

· See Scaliger's Epigram on this subject, mainunicated without doubt by Dr. Johnson, Gent Mag. 1748. p. 8.

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To you were given the large expanded mind, What then remains ? Must I in slow decline
The flame of genius, and the taste refin'd. To mute inglorious ease old age resign?
'Twas yours on eagle wings aloft to soar, Or, bold ambition kindling in my breast,
And amidst rolling worlds the great First Cause Attempt some arduous task? Or, were it best
explore :

Brooding o'er lexicons to pass the day,
To fix the eras of recorded time,

And in that labour drudge my life away?
And live in ev'ry age and ev'ry clime; (cause;
Record the chiefs, who propt their country's
Who founded empires, and establish'd laws;

AD THOMAM LAURENCE.
To learn whate'er the sage with virtue fraught,
Whate'er the Muse of moral wisdom taught.

MEDICUM DOCTISSIMUM,
These were your quarry; these to you were Cum filium peregre agentem desiderio nimis
known,

tristi prosequeretur. And the world's ample volume was your own. Yet, warn'd by me, ye pigmy wits, beware,

Fareris ergo, quod populus solet Nor with immortal Scaliger compare.

Crepare væcors, nil sapientiam For me, though his example strike my view,

Prodesse vitæ, literasque; Oh! not for me his footsteps to pursue.

In dubiis dare terga rebus.
Whether first Nature, unpropitious, cold,

Tu, queis laborat sors hominum, mala,
This clay compounded in a ruder mould; Nec vincis acer, nec pateris pius,
Or the slow current, loit'ring at my heart,

Te mille succorum potentem
No gleam of wit or fancy can impart;

Destituit melicina inentis. Whate'er the cause, from me no numbers flow,

Per cæca noctis tædia turbidæ, No visions warm me, and no raptures glor.

Pigræ per horas lucis inutiles, A mind like Scaliger's, superior still,

Torpesque, languescisque, curis
No grief could conquer, no misfortune chill.

Solicitus nimis heu ! paternis,
Though for the maze of words his native skies
He seem'd to qnit,'twas but again to rise ;

Tandem dolori plus satis est datum,
To mount once more to the bright source of day,

Exurge fortis, nunc animis opus, And view the wonders of th' etherial way.

Te, docta, Laurenti ; vetustas,
The love of fame his gen'rous bosom fir'd:

'Te medici revocant labores.
Each Science hail'd him, and each Muse inspir’d. Permitte summo quicquid habes patri,
For him the sons of learning trimm'd the bays, Permitte fidens, et muliebribus,
And nations grew harmonious in his praise. Amice, majorem querelis

My task perform’d, and all my labours o'er, Redde tuis, tibi redde, mentem.
For me what lot has Fortune now in store?
The listless will succeeds, that worst disease,
The rack of indolence, the sluggish ease.

IN THEATRO,
Care grows on care, and o'er my aching brain
Black Melancholy pours her morbid train.

March 8, 1771.
No kind relief, no lenitive at hand,

Terti verso quater orbe lustri,
I seek at midnight clubs, the social band ; [spires, Quid theatrales tibi, Crispe, pompæ?
But midnight clubs, where wit with noise con-

Quam decet canos male litteratos
Where Comus revels, and where wine inspires,

Sera voluptas ! Delight no more: I seek my lonely bed,

Tene mulceri fidibus canoris? Ind call on Sleep to sooth my languid head.

Tene cantorum modulis stupere? But Sleep from these sad lids flies far away;

Tene per pictas oculo elegante I mourn all night, and dread the coming day.

Currere formas ? Exhausted, tir'd, I throw my eyes around,

Inter æquales, sine felle liber, To find some vacant spot on classic ground,

Codices, veri studiosus, inter And soon, vain hope ! I form a grand design;

Rectius vives. Sua quisque carpat Languor succeeds, and all my pow'rs decline.

Gaudia gratus. If Science open not her richest vein,

Lusibus gaudet puer otiosis, Without materials all our toil is vain.

Luxus oblectat juvenem theatri, A form tu rugged stone when Phidias gives,

At seni fluxo sapienter uti
Beneath his touch a new creation lives.

Tempore restat
Remove his marble, and his genius dies;
With Nature then no breathing statue vies.
Whate'er I plan, I feel my pow'rs confin'd

INSULA KENNETHI, INTER HE-
By Fortune's frown and penury of mind.

BRIDAS.
I boast no knowledge glean'd with toil and strife,
That bright reward of a well-acted life.

Parva quidem regio, sed religione priorum
I view myself, while reason's feeble light

Clara Caledonias panditur inter aquas. Shools a pale glimtner through the gloom of Voce ubi Cennethus populos domuisse feroces night,

Dicitur, et vanos dedocuisse deos. While passions, errour, phantoms of the brain, Huc ego delatus placido per cærula cursu, And vain opinions, fill the dark domain ;

Scire locus volui quid daret iste novi. A dreary void, where fears and grief combiu'd Illic Leniade; humili regnabat in aula, Waste all within, and desolate the inind,

Loniades, magnis nobilitatus avis,

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Una duas cepit casa cum genitore puellas,

SPES.
Quas Amor undarum crederet esse deas.
Nec tamen inculti gelidis latisere sub antris,

Apr. 16, 1783.
Accola Danubii qualia sævos habet.

Hora sic peragit citata cursum; Mollia non desunt vacuæ xolatia vitæ

Sic diem sequitur dies fugacem! Sive libros poscant otia, sive lyram.

Spes was nora lux parit, sccunda Fulserat illa dies, legis qua docta supernæ

Spoucleus oinnia credulis bomullis;
Spes hominum et curas gens procul esse jubet. Spes ludit stolidas, metaque cæco
Ut precibus justas avertat numinis iras

Lux angit, miseros ludens honnullos.
Et summi accendat pectus amore boni.
Ponti inter strepitus non sacri munera cultus
Cessarunt, pietas hic quoque cura fuit.

VERSUS,
Nil opus est æris sacra de tiirre sonantis
Admonitu, ipsa suas nunciat hora vices.

Perretui, ambitâ bis terrâ premia lactis
Quid, quod sacrifici versavit fæmina libris?

Hæc habet, altrici capra secunda Joris.
Sint pro legitimis pura labella sacris.
Quo vagor ulterius ? quod ubique requiritur
hic est,

QUANDAM
Hic secura quies, hic et honestus amor.

COLLARI CAPRA DOMINI BANKS

INSCRIBENDI.

AD

FEMINAM
LIBERTATIS CAUSA IN
CINATA FUERAT.

GENEROSAY QUS SERMONE PATRO

Liber ut esse velim, suasisti, pulchra Maria:
Ut mancam liber, pulchra Maria, vale.
JACTURA TEMPORIS.

PORT:
Hor a perit furtim lætis, mens temporis ægra

Pigritiam incusat, nec minus hora perit.

SKIA.
Poxtı profundis clausa recessibus,
Strepens procellis, rupibus obsita,
Quam grata defesso virentem,

Skia, sinum nebulosa pandis !
His, cura, creilo, sedibus exulat;
Ilis blanda certe pax habitat locis;
Non ira, non mæror quietis

Insidias meditatur buris.
At non cavatâ rupe latescere.
Menti nec ægræ montibus aviis
Prodest vagari, nec frementes

In specula numerare fuctus.
Humana virtus non sibi sufficit;
Datur nec æquum cuique animum sibi
Parare posse, utcunque jactet

Grandiloquus nimis alta Zeno.
Exæstuantis pectoris impetum
Rex summc, solus tu regis, arbiter;
Mentisque, te tollente, fuctus;

Te, resident, moderante fluctus.

Quas naris recipit, qnantum sit pondus aqua

rum,
Dimidium tanti ponderis intret onus.

Quot vox missa pedes abit horæ parte secunda ?
Undecies centum denos quater adde duusque.

Els BIPXION.
Είδες 'Aληθειη αρώην χαίρουσα γράφονία

“Ηρώων τε βίους Βίρχιον, ήδέ σοφών,
Και βίον, είπεν, όταν ρίψης θανάτοιο βέλεσσι,

Σου φολε γραψόμενον Βίρχιον άλλον έχεις.

ODE DE SKIA INSULA.
PERMEO terras ubi nuba rupes
Saxeas miscet nebulis ruinas,
Torva ubi rident steriles coloni

Rura labores.
Pervaror geniez hominum ferorum,
Vita ubi nullo decorata cultu
Squallet informis, tigurique fumis

Fæda laiescit.
Inter erroris salelirosa longi,
Inter ignotæ strepitus loquelæ,
Quot mudis, mecum, quid agat, requiro,

Thralia dulcis ?
Seu riri çuras, pia nupta mulcet,
Sen foret mater snbolem benigna,
Sive cuni libris vovitate pascit

Sedula mentem.
Sit mempor nostri, fideique solvat
Fida mercerlem, merituque blandum
Turalia discaul resonale nomen

Littora Skæ

Εις το της "ΕΛΙΣΣΗΣ σερί των Ονείρων "Αινιμε'.
Το κάλλος δυνάμει τι τέλο; Ζευς φάνια δεδικα
Κύπριδι

, μηδ' αυτά σκήπτρα μίμπλε Θεώ.
'Ex Aids iolin Orap. Selos woli zyprex'Oumph,

'Αλλά τόδ' εις θνηθως Κύπρις έπεμψεν “
Ζεύς μόνο φλογόενοι πόλεις έκτιρσε κεραυνώ,
"Όμμασι λαμπρά Διός Κύπριος οίσία φέρει.

IN ELIZÆ ENIGMA.
Quis formæ modus imperio? Venus arrogat

audax
Omnia, nec curæ sunt sua sceptra Jovi.
Ab Jove Mæonides descendere somnia narrat:

Hæc veniunt Cypriæ somnia missa Deæ. Jupiter unus erat, qui stravit fulmine gentes;

Nunc arniant Veneris lumina tela Joris.

1 The Rev. Dr. Thomas Birch, anthor of the History of the Royal Society, and other works of note.

• The lady on whom these rerses, and the Latin ones ibat immediately follow, were written, is the celebrated Mrs. Elizabeth Carter, who translated the works of Epictetus from the Greek,

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