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Again the glorious temple shall arise, 855

And with new lustre pierce the neighbouring skies.
The promis'd feat of empire shall again
Cover the mountain, and command the plain;
And, from thy race distinguish'd, One shall spring,
Greater in act than victor, more than king 860

In dignity and power; sent down from heaven,
To succour earth. To Him, To Him, 'tis given,
Passion, and care, and anguish, to destroy.
Through Him, soft peace, and plenitude of joy,
Perpetual o'er the world redeem'd shall flow; 865

No more may man inquire, nor angel know.

Now, Solomon! remembering who thou art,
Act through thy remnant life the decent part.
Go forth: be strong: with patience and with care
Perform, and susfer: to thyself severe, S70

Gracious to others, thy desires fuppress'd,
Disfus'd thy virtues; sirst of men! be best.
Thy sum of duty let two words contain ;.
( O may they graven in thy heart remain!)
Be humble, and be just. The angel faid.— 875

With upward speed his agile wings he spread;
Whilst on the holy ground I prostrate lay,
By various doubts impell'd, or to obey,
Or to object: at length (my mournful look
Heaven-ward erect) determin'd thus I spoke: 880

Supreme, all-wife, eternal Potentate!
Sole Author, sole Disposer of our fate!
Enthron'd in light and immortality,
Whom no man fully sees, and none can fee!.

Vol XXXIII. X Original

Original of Beings! Power divine! 885

Since that I live, and that I think, is thine !—

Benign Creator! let thy plastic hand

Dispose its own effect ; let thy command

Restore, Great Father! thy instructed son;

And in my act may thy great will be done 1 890

KNGRAVEN ON THREE SIDES OF AN ANTIQUE LAMP» GIVEN BY ME TO LORD HARLEV.

Antiquam hanc Lampadem

e Museo Colbertino allatam,

Domino Harleo inter Ksi/^ia sua

Reponendam D. D. Matthæus Prior.

This Lamp, which Prior to his Harley gave,
Brought from the altar of the Cyprian Dame,

Indulgent Time, through future ages fave,
Before the Muse to burn with purer flame!

Sperne dilectum Veneris facellum,
Sanctius, Lampas, tibi munus orno;
I, fove casto vigil Harleianas

Igne Camœnas.

CON

The Thief and the Cordelier: ABallad to the Tune

of King John and the Abbot of Canterbury P. 96 To Chloe 99

An Epitaph - - - - - ib.

Written in Montaigne's Effays, given to the Duke of Shrewsbury in France, after the Peace, 1713 - - - . - - - 103 An Epistle, desiring the Queen's Picture. Written at Paris, 1714: but left unsinished, by the sudden News of Her Majesty's Death - 103

To the Right Honourable the Countess Dowager of Devonshire, on a Piece of Wieffen's, whereon were all her Grandsons painted - - 104.

A Fable from Phædrus, to the Author of the Medley, 1710 ..... 107

To the Right Honourable Mr. Harley - ib.

To Mr. Harley, wounded by Guiscard, 1711 109

Extempore Invitation to the Earl of Oxford, Lord

High Treasurer, $712 - - - 111

Erle Robert's Mice, in Chancer's Style - 112

Two Poems in the fame Style - - 114

A Flower painted by Simon Varelst - - II g To the Lady Elizabeth Harley, afterwards Marchioness of Carmarthen, on a Column of her drawing ...... ibid.

Protogenes and Apelles - - - - 116

Democritus «md Heraclitus - - - 119

On my Birth-day, July 21 • - - - 120 Epitaph extempore - - - - -121

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