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Dolly, my sweetly blooming, dearest Dolly. Ye woods, ye
3. The dimplid cheek, the looty eye,
As late I rov'd (my herds astray) And ruby lip belong to Molly ;
I py'd my love moft melancholy ; But virtue and fimplicity,
And over-heard the fair one say, Alone bedeck my lovely Dolly.
Lo! there's the man'that's made for Dolly. O my Dolly, &c.
O my Dolly, &c.
Then told our loves beneath yon holly ;
O my Dolly, &C.
First couple lead thro' on the inside of the second, and on the outfide of the third couple, the same again to the cop; cross over and turn hands 4 round with the top couple .
Poetical ESSAYS in A PRIL, 1751.
EXTRACT from a Poem, entitled, The
Writer by obe Riv. Mr, DUNKIN.
HLa bona, hail ! whatever name
boast Encrease of glory to the British coast; Whatever climate for thy birth contend, All human-kind acknowledge thee their
friend : We feel, we seel, thro' each unlabour'd line, Religious rapture, energy divine ! Those moral precepts, which appear'd be
fore Thro' tomes voluminous, like ruder ore, Touch'd by thy pen to purest luiter rile, And gain in eflence what they lose in fize. So faintly fivared on our naked fight, Thescarter'd beims of undistinguish'd light, Till, recollected chro' the faithful glass Of mighty Newton from the I quid maís, Diftin&t the streaming glories we admire That Iris paint, and own the sun their fire.--Let mad enthusiasts, who would light the
torch Of perfecution in the sacred porch, Rave and extinguish realon's genıle ray, The light of nature, and the gospel day : Or like the wilder indians round a fake, Adore the wcoden deities they make : The Bramin, all benevolence and love, Comes forth as if commiffion'd from above, Like Noshi's turtle, that with duteous halte, Skim'd her fmooth voyage o'er the viatry
waste, And to the just repairer of our race, Bore back the leaf of universal peace. He comes the cloud of ignorance to break, The dim enlighten, and support the weak, Behold him like that natal star arise, Which to their Saviour led the captur'd
Mark how he foars above the sons of rbime, Majestick, graceful, simple, and sublime ! Son, filter, brother, father, mother, wife, Husband, and friend, imbibe the rules of
life. Sinners attend ; ye penitents be calm ; His breath is manna, and his words are
balm; And all the leffons which he would ima
part To human kind, the transcript of his heart.
The Firf PSALM Parapbrasid. LEST is the man, whom prudent caution guides,
(lides ; Far from the courts where wickedness reWho Muns the scorner, nor for vain ap
plause Will ever join in an unrighteous cause ; Nor hears the flasterer's pernicious praise, Which gilded poison to the heart conveys : But with a faithful and unerring mind, Has steadfast to his Maker's laws inclin'd; And on them meditates by day and night, From which he draws both wisdom and
delight. He's like a tree deep rooted in the ground, On some fair mead, where fertile streams abound,
[play Whore spreading branches in due time dil Unlading leaves, and fruit that can't decay; But in their verdant pride shall long remain, To form a graceful shade along the plain : Thus shall the righteous prosper, thus en.
creare, Bleft with contentment, and eternal peace. Not (o the wicked ; they, before the wind, Shall be like chaff, an emblem of their
mind ; Inconstant, wavering, and in error lofta Blafted their hopes, and all their wishes croit.
WHY fill fo craving ? quit the pain.
Poetical Essays in APRIL, 1751,
(land. Vain are their thoughts, and all their adions And his head Acheming for a neighbour's Nor earth shall long their faint remembrance Two sons he left, each had a thousand bear,
pounds, Soon Mali they pass away like fleeting air ; His daughter half as much in hoarded crowns. And when before their awful judge they The sons long penance bore, but now were come,
free, Aghast they stand and trembling wait their And spent the hours in mirth and jollity ; Their sentence past, far from the just they A tribe of fycophants, their liquors quaff'd, go,
Extoli'd their 'wit, and at its poigance To dreadful darkness and perpetual woe :
laugh'd! While the bleft few, who have their God Caprice the fway of reason had suppress'd, rever'd,
[reward. Whim role on whim, nor gave one mo. With glorious crowns their Saviour Mall
(jeft. EUDOCIA. Till all was spent, and they the publick
But pinch'd by poverty, reason revivid, An EPISTLE 10 a FRIEND,
And they, by work, at competenee arv grown Old and Rich in Trade, wbicb be
riv'd; cannot be perfuaded to refign.
Became sedate, rid of the mad'ning oar, He ebae lowerb filver, fvall not be satisfied
And felt that peace, they never felt before. with silver ;
Far harder was ch' unhappy daughter's
lor, Nor be that loverb abundance, witb increase,
Eccl, v. 10.
She married with a churl, a beau, a lot ; Who spent her fortune, gave her many : wound,
And left her, with five children, on the More than enough thou hast, for private life;
Behold the end of Crispin's ardent In vain heav'n gives, if ftill thy wilhes roll,
pray'r ! Come, let me tap this dropsy of the soul !
His days of drudg'ry! and his nights of care! Be bountiful, revive the drooping heart,
Be wise, my friend ! let wisdom's voice Redeem the captive with the surplus. part;
And lay to heart the moral of my tale.
Witney, March 14. CRITO.
rade in a Female Dress.
WHIM one day young Damon took
A To walk in malquerade,
So Soft his air, so sweet his look,
He seem'd a beateous maid,
With envy ev'ry nymph was mov'd,
To see their charms outdone;
The enraptur'd (wains beheld and lov'd
The blooming fair unknown.
And cheat our eyes no more,
The SPRING. A NEW SONG.
ELCOME fun, and southern
W him well,
Harbingers of birds, and flowers ;
Welcome grots, and cooling shades,
Farewel balls, and masquerades.
been put on;
Poetical Essays in A PRIL, 1751.
Had an exemption been to worth divine,
had been thine,
Solution of tbe Rebus in February laft, p.
89. By G. Rollos.
THE garment is Now, which hath not
And an Inn has a fign at the door :
Good liquor is often contain'd in a TON,
In which misers may hoard up their store,
(plor'd; What colour fo charming, as is the gay
A house with a sign is an INN ;
Good measure to hold is a Ton,
On tbe SUPREME BEING.
(the same, Mmense thy power ! thro' all preceding Then iapiures fill'd his mind, nought was
(lublime. And Eden now a Paradise became.
l'hou reign't Jehovah, king of kings,
E’er lofty mountains rear'd their tow'ring
Wrapt in thy will all nature, as a womb.
As grass, frail man now blooms, and now Aremakable Epilapbon Mr. Alexander Ross,
(thy ways ? buried near the Communion Tabl, at ever
For, who can bound thy power, or know ney, in ebe County of Hants.
Th' extent of time in all its circling round,
A point, an atom in thy reck'ning found. ; disces,
[: The hero's glory, and the sacred bult, Quid sum ; quid lucram; quidque 'ururus With all the glare of pride, must fink to Ros fueram ; nunc sum pulvis ; mox um
duit : bra futurus ;
Titles and crowns and scepters be no more, Ros abiit; pulvis spargitur; umbra sugit.
Like praise that's writ upon a randy shore. Quid tule es, disce hinc ; quid cuncta hu.
Th' eternal pow'rs of heav'n itself mult mana ; quid audi,
How can man's arrogance resist thy ire?
When nations, kingdoms, nature, all ex. TOP, stranger, view this duft, and
pire. taught, you'll see
[Mail be. What I now am, what have been, what On seeing in Maruscripe the Poem, intiiled, I have been • dew, am dust, Mall be a The Morning Walk, er Benefit of Ex
(Aed. ercise. The dew is gone, duft scatter'd, the shade What thyself art, hence learn, what all
To be AUTHOR. things are ;
OW What are all things in human nature ?
mankind, That they are all what I now am, be taught ; To make the body healthy, clear the mind, They're dust, are dew, are alhes, shadow, From perturbations freed, and black despair, -nought.
By moderate exercise, and morning air ! On the Death of the PRINCE, extempore.
How pleasant, in the early blushing morn,
When odours blow from ev'ry fragrant Conftant Aux attends terrestrial things, thorn,
When vallies with ten thousand beauties The fool, the wise, the little, and the great, And our ille seems, like Eden, half divine, Obey alikc the call of ruling fate.
To • Ros in English ligmifies dew.
Hosplasificee dicem, cinerefque los
How hard now wise ! thus to instruct
WHEN failery autumn, and the dog
Poetical ESSAYS in APRIL, 1751.
S ON G.
thepherds and nymphs, who inhabit trees!
(glad strain, Read but these maxims by exaraple taught, Tune all your brisk pipes, and be this the They'll entertain, but give no pain to Propitious the morn be that (miles on our thought ; (mind, sports ;
(courts : Here's nothing, but th' o'erflowing of a
Free from envy,
that constant attendant on To all the world benevolent and kind;
'Tis obe day ibas Alexas and Cbleris bave Which of content, and sacred peace poffeft,
[quoes. Is then, when others are, more fully Their bands to unite, and so sofren life's blest.
Ne'er on this day let contention be known; Pardon, great man! (if goodness gives the
Nor care, that for ever attends on a throne ; name)
But, frolick and gay, let each nymph and Nor think it, to be prais'd by me, a Mame:
[plain : For could my mure do justice to your mind,
In gambols and sports ftill rejoice on the You should be lov'd, efteem'd by all man
'Tis ibe day ibat Alexas, &c. kind,
May Norms, that huge towers and castles invade,
[they are laid,
And take their proud tops till in duft CONCILIUM AMICABILE:
Fly harmless o'er them, and their cottage OR,
ne'er move; (their true love, Advice to a Friend at Rin Sy That each fhepherd may fing, who beholds,
'Tis ebe day obat Alexas, &c. Wboremongers and adulterers, God will judge.
Heb. xiii. 4.
Free from malice and strife may the happy
No misfortunes bemoan or unhappily grieve; ,
Content till attend them in bed and at And deadly plagues infest each rural plain ;
(with her lord : Abftain from burning lust, and filthy love,
He pleas'd with his fair, and the pleas'd The wounds of Cytharea mortal prove.
Sing the day that Alexas, &c. Just now, methinks, I see you stretch'd at length,
May fortune ne'er frown, or imbitter their days,
(increase ; Like Æsop's frog, depriv'd of health and
But add to their loves, and their Hocks till With half á nose, and ghafly looks, that
And blessings on blessings each year may Me pray
[fully ling, For gloomy night, and ficken at the day.
That each Mepherd and nymph may chearIf you, on Ep-D -ns, do pleasure
'Iis ibe day obat Alexas, &c. take, With e'ery tawdry lady of the lake ;
ESSAY on HAPPINESS. Know, that false colours are by pirates
TOTHING, dear madam, nothing is worn, [ging torn ;
more true, That barks are Matter'd, and their rig
Thana Mortmaxim much approv'd by you; Therefore, friend R
The lines are these : “ We by experience thy own.
know, O! stay at home, and rove not from thy
« Within ourselves exists our bliss or woe." wife,
Tho'round our heads the goods of fortune The only solid comfort of thy life :
[pain, Can riches purchase, or can want destroy?
No Nave to power, nor the prize of gain : O! curled lewdness, damn'd infernal Say, who can buy what never yet was fold? thing.
(bring? No wealth can bribe her, nor no bonds can What mischiefs, what diseases, dost thou
hold: Thou send'rt the soul to everlasting home,
Sometimes Me deigns to mine in lofty halls, Quite unprepar'd to meet its dreadful But found more frequent in a cottage walls; doom;
Hier flight from thence too often is decreed,
before its time decay'da Contentand bliss, which differ but inname, Repent, ()! R, now, whilst thou AL in ratores and their end the same, hait breath,
Fait bound together in eiernal chains. For God will surely judge thee after dcastle This as the end-ile otier as the means,
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