Poems

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11.
The Vanity Of Human Wishes
Let observation with extensive view,
Survey mankind, from China to Peru;
Remark each anxious toil, each eager strife,
And watch the busy scenes of crowded life;
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12.
The Vanity Of Wealth
No more thus brooding o'er yon heap,
With avarice painful vigils keep:
Still unenjoy'd the present store,
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13.
Song
Not the soft sighs of vernal gales,
The fragrance of the flowery vales,
The murmurs of the crystal rill,
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14.
Horace: Book 1, Ode 22
The man, my friend, whose conscious heart
With virtue's sacred ardour glows,
Nor taints with death the envenom'd dart,
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15.
Evening Ode
To Stella:

Evening now from purple wings
Sheds the grateful gifts she brings;
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16.
From Boethius
O Thou! whose power o'er moving worlds presides,
Whose voice created, and whose wisdom guides,
On darkling man in pure effulgence shine,
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17.
On Seeing A Bust Of Mrs. Montague
Had this fair figure, which this frame displays,
Adorn'd in Roman time the brightest days,
In every dome, in every sacred place,
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18.
Burlesque
Of the modern versifications of
ancient legendary tales. - An impromptu.

The tender infant, meek and mild,
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19.
On Lyce - An Elderly Lady
Ye nymphs whom starry rays invest,
By flattering poets given,
Who shine, by lavish lovers dress'd,
In all the pomp of heaven.
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20.
Horace: Book Iv. Ode 7
The snow dissolv'd, no more is seen;
The fields and woods, behold! are green;
The changing year renews the plain,
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