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No figh, no murmur, the wide world shall hear, 45
VIR. 67. The fwain in barren deferts] Virg. E. iv. ver. 28.
Incultifque rubens pendebit fentibus uva,
Ch. xxv. ver. 8. 1 Ch.i. ver. 4.
1 Ch. xl. ver. 11. m Ch, lxv, ver, 21, 22.
"The fields fhall grow yellow with ripened ears, and the red, grape hall hang upon the wild brambles, and the hard oaks hall diftil honey like dew."
ISAIAH, Ch. xxxv. ver. 7. "The parched ground fhall be.. << come a pool, and the thirty land fprings of water: In the "habitations where dragons lay, fhall be grafs, and reeds and
k Ch. ix. ver. 6. n Ch. xxxv. ver. 1. 7.
And farts amidst the thirsty wilds to hear
The P lambs with wolves fhall graze the verdant mead,
The fteer and lion at one crib fhall meet,
And harmless ferpents lick the pilgrim's feet.
VER. 77. The lambs with wolves, etc.] Virg. E. iv. ver. 21.
Ipfæ lacte domum referent diflenta capella
Ubera, nec magnos metuent armenta leones-
<rufhes." Ch. lv. ver. 13. "Inftead of the thorn fhall come up "the fir-tree, and instead of the briar, fhall come up the myrtle "tree."
"The goats fhall bear to the fold their udders diftended with "milk: nor fhall the herds be afraid of the greatest lions. The
ferpent fall die, and the herb that conceals poifon shall die."
ISAIAH, Ch. xi. ver. 6, etc. "The wolf fhall dwell with the "lamb, and the leopard fhall lie down with the kid, and the calf "and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child fhall lead them.-And the lion fhall eat ftraw like the ox. And "the fucking child fhall play on the hole of the afp, and the "weaned child fhall put his hand on the den of the cockatrice."
Ch. xli. ver. 19. and Ch. Iv. ver. 13. P Ch, xi. ver. 6, 7, Ch. lxv. ver. 25.
Rife, crown'd with light, imperial 'Salem rise!
The feas fhall wafte, the skies in fmoke decay,
Ch. lx. ver. 1. Ch. lx. ver. 6. and Ch. liv. ver, 10.
8 Ch. lx. ver. 4. Ch, lx, ver. 19, 20,
VER. 85. Rife, crown'd with light, imperial Salem, rife!] The thoughts of Ifaiah, which compofe the latter part of the poem, are wonderfully elevated, and much above thofe general exclamationsof Virgil, which make the loftieft part of his Pollio.
Magnus ab integro fæclorum nafcitur ordo!
toto furget gens aurea mundo!
- incipient magni procedere menfes !
Afpice, venturo lætentur ut omnia fæclo! etc.
The reader needs only to turn to the paffages of Ifaiah, here cited..
t Ch. lx. ver. 3. x Ch. li. ver. 6.
To the Right Honourable
GEORGE Lord LANSDOWN.
Non injuffa cano: Te noftræ, Vare, myricæ,