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And lives he get, the great, the loft Bavar,
XXII. The ancient father of this hostile brood, Their boasted Brute, undaunted snatch'd his gods From burning Troy, and Xanthus red with blood, And fix'd on silver Thames his dire abodes : And this be Troynovante, he said, the feat By heaven ordain'd, my sons, your lasting place : Superior here to all the bolts of fate Live, mindful of the author of your race, 'Whom neither Greece, nor war, nor want, nor dame, Nor great‘Peleides' arm, nor Juno's rage, could tame.
XXIII. Their Tudors hence, and Stuarts offspring flow: Hence Edward, dreadful with his fable shield, Talbot to Gallia's power eternal foe, And Seymour, fam'd in council or in field : Hence Nevil, great to settle or dethrone, And Drake, and Ca’ndish, terrors of the sea : Hence Butler's sons, o'er land and ocean known, Herbert's and Churchill's warring progeny: Hence the long roll which Gallia fhould conceal : For, oh! who, vanquish'd, loves the victor's fame to
whom nothing can repel;
Nor France on universal sway intent,
XXVII. While thus the ruin'd foe's despair commends Thy council and thy deed, victorious Queen, What shall thy subjects say, and what thy friends ? How shall thy triumphs in our joy be seen? Oh! deign to let the eldest of the Nine Recite Britannia great, and Gallia free : Oh! with her sister Sculpture let her join To raise, great Anne, the monument to thee; To thee, of all our good the sacred spring; To thee, our dearest dread ; to thee, our softer King.
And pointing down to earth her dread command.
XXIX. Their fleets shall strive, by winds and waters tost, Till the young Austrian on Iberia's ftrand, Great as Æneas on the Latian coast, Shall fix his foot : and this, be this the land, Great Jove, where I for ever will remain, (The empire's other hope shall say) and here Vanquish’d, intomb'd I'll lie; or, crown'd, I'll reignO virtue to thy British mother dear! Like the fam'd Trojan suffer and abide ; For Anne is thine, I ween, as Venus was his guide.
XXX. There, in eternal characters engray'd, Vigo, and Gibraltar, and Barcelone. Their force destroy'd, their privileges sav'd, Shall Anna's terrors and her mercies own : Spain, from th' usurper Bourbon's arms retriev'd, Shall with new life and grateful joy appear, Numbering the wonders which that youth atchiev'd, Whom Anna clad in arms, and sent to war;
Whom Anna sent to claim Iberia's throne ;
XXXII. Brabantia, clad with fields, and crown'd with towers, With decent joy thall her deliverer meet; Shall own thy farms, great Queen, and blefs-thy powers, Laying the keys beneath thy fuloject's feet. Flandria, by plenty made the home of war, Shall weep
her crime, and how to Charles restord; With double vows fhall bless thy happy care, In having drawn, and having heath'd the sword; From these their sister provinces shall know, How Anne supports a friend, and how forgives a foe.
XXXIII. Bright swords, and crefted helms, and pointed spears, In artful piles around the work shall lie; And Thields indented deep in ancient wars, , Blazon'd with signs of Gallic heraldry ;