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7 And all that | beauty, | 7 7 | all that | wealth, 7 |

e'er gave,

7 A- | wait, a- like, 7 | 7 the in- | evitable | hour; 7 | 77 | 7 The | paths of | glory | 7 7 | lead 7 | but to the grave. | 77 | 77 |

7 Nor you, | 7 ye | Proud! 7 | 7 im- | pute to | these the | fault, 7 |

7 If memory | 7 o'er their | tomb 7 | no | trophies | raise 7 7 7 |

Where thro' the | long-drawn | aisle 7 | 7 and | fretted | vault, 7 |

7 The pealing | anthem | swells the | note of praise. 7 | Can | storied urn, 7 7 or | animated | bust 7 |

Back to its mansion, | 7 7 | call the | fleeted | breath? 7 | 77 | 7 Can | honor's | voice | 7 pro- | voke the | silent | dust? 7 |

7 Or | flattery | soothe 7 | 7 the | dull | cold | ear of | death. 7|77|77|

7 Perhaps 7 | 7 in | this neg- | lected spot, 7 | 7 is

| laid, 7 |

Some heart once | pregnant | 7 with ce- | lestial | fire; | 77 |

Hands 7 | 7 that the rod of empire | 7 might have sway'd, 7 |

7 Or | waked to | ecstacy | 7 the | living | lyre. | 77 | 77 | 7 But | knowledge | 7 to ❘ their | eyes, 7 | 7 her | am

ple | page,

Rich with the spoils of | Time, 7 | 7 did | ne'er un

roll; 7 7 7 7 7 |
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Chill Penury 7 re- | press'd their | noble | rage, 7 |

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7 And froze the | genial | current | 7 of the soul. | 77 | 7 7 |

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Full 7 many a gem of | purest | ray se- rene, 7

7 The dark 7 un- | fathom'd | caves of ocean | bear; 7 |

Full | many a flower | 7 is | born | 7 to | blush unseen, 7 |

7 And waste its | sweetness | 7 on the | desert | air. 7 | 77 | 7 7 |

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Some village | Hampden, | 7 that with | dauntless | breast, 7 |

The little | tyrant of his | fields | 7 with- | stood; 7 | Some mute in- glorious | Milton | here may rest, 7 | Some Cromwell, | 7 7 | guiltless of his

blood. 7 7 7 7 7 |

country's |

7 The ap- | plause of | listening | senates | 7 to com

mand; 7 |

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7 7 The threats of pain and | ruin | 7 to des- | pise; 7 | 77 |

7 To | scatter | plenty | 7 o'er a smiling | land, 7| 7 And read their | history | 7 in a nation's | eyes; 7 |

Their | lot for- | bade: 7 | 7 nor | circum- | scribed a- | lone 7

7 Their growing | virtues, | 7 but their crimes con- |

fined; 7 |

7 For- bade to wade thro' | slaughter | 7 to a | throne, 7 | 7 And shut the gates of mercy | 7 on man- | kind; 7 |

7 The struggling | pangs of conscious | Truth to | hide; 7

7 To quench the blushes | 7 of in- | genuous | shame; |

7 Or heap the shrine of | luxury | 7 and | pride 7| | 7 With | incense | 77 | kindled at the | Muse's | flame. | 77 | 7 7 |

7 Yet | even | these 7 | bones 7 | 7 from | insult | 7 to pro-tect, 7

7 Some frail me- | morial | still, e- | rected | nigh, 7 | 7 With uncouth 7 | rhymes, 7 | 7 and

sculpture | deck'd, 7 |

shapeless |

7 Im- | plores the passing | tribute | 7 of a sigh. 7 | 777.7

7 Their names, 7 | 7 their | years, 7 | spelt by the unletter'd Muse, | 77 |

7 The place of fame and | elegy | 7 sup- | ply: 7 | 7 7 | 7 And | many a | holy | text 7 | 7 a- | round she strews 7

7 That | teach the ❘ rustic | moralist | 7 to | die. 7 | 77 | 7 7 |

7 For who 77 to | dumb for- | getfulness a | prey, 7 | 7 This pleasing | anxious | being | e'er re- | signed, 7 | Left the warm precincts | 7 of the | cheerful | day, 7 | 777 Nor cast 7 | one | longing | lingering | look be- | hind. 7 | 7 7|77|

On some fond | breast 7 | 7 the | parting | soul re- | lies, 7 |

77 | Some pious | drops 7 | 7 the | closing | eye re

quires, 7 |

7 7 Even from the tomb, 7 | 7 the | voice of | Nature cries; 7|77|

Even in our ashes, | 7 7 | live their | wonted | fires. 7 | 77 | 7 7 |

7 For thee 77 who | mindful | 7 of the un

| honor'd |

dead; 7 | Dost in these lines, 7 | 7 their | artless | tale re- | late, 7| 7 By chance and lonely contem- | plation | led, 7 | 71 7 To wander | 7 in the gloomy | walks of | fate; 7 |

Hark! 777 how the sacred | calm | 7 that | | | breathes a- round, 7 |

Bids | every | fierce tu- | multuous | passion | cease; 7 | 777 In still small | accents | whispering | 7 from

the ground,

7 A grateful | earnest | 7 of e- | ternal | peace. | 77 | 77 |

7 No more with | Nature and thy-| self 7 | 7 at | strife, 7 | 7 Give | anxious | cares and endless | wishes | room, 71 But thro' the cool se- quester'd | vale of life, 7 | 7 Pursue the | noiseless | tenor | 7 of thy | doom. |77|77|

ON HAPPINESS OF TEMPER.

Goldsmith.

Writers 7 of every | age | 7 have en- | deavored to show 7 that | pleasure | 7 is in | us, | 7 and ❘ not in the objects | 77 | offered | 7 for our a- | musement. | 7777 If the | soul be | happily dis- | posed, | 77 | every thing | 7 be- | comes | capable | 7 of af- | fording | enter- | tainment; |77|7 and dis- | tress | 7 will | almost want a name. | 7 7 7 7 | Every oc- | currence 77 | passes in re- | view | 7 like the | figures | 7 of a pro- cession; | 7 7 | some | 7 may be awkward, |

77 others | ill dressed; | 7 but | none but a | fool | 7 is for this, 7 en- | raged with the master of the ceremonies. | 77 | 77 |

de- | formed | 7

7 I re- | member | 7 to have | once | seen a | slave, | 7 in a fortifi- cation | 7 in | Flanders, | 7 who ap- | | peared no way | touched | 7 with his | situ- | ation. | 77777 He was | maimed, 17 and chained: | 77 | 7070-bliged to toil | 7 from the appearance of | day | 7 till | nightfall, | 7 7 | 7 and con- | demned to this | 7 for | life; | 7 7 | yet with all these circumstances | 7 of ap- | parent | wretchedness, | 7 he | sung, | 7 7 | would have | danced, | 77 1 | but that he wanted a | leg, | 7 and ap- | peared the merriest, happiest | man | 7 of all the garrison. 7777

7 What a practical | 7 phi- | losopher | 7 was | here, 777 a happy consti- | tution | 7 sup- | plied phi- | losophy; | 7 and though | seemingly | destitute of | wisdom, | 7 he was really | wise. | 77 | 7 7 | No | reading 7 or study | 7 had con- | tributed | 7 to disen- | chant | 7 the fairy | land | 7 a- | round him. | 7 7 | 77 | 77 Every thing | furnished him | 7 with an | oppor- | tunity of | mirth, | 77 | 7 and though | some | thought him, 7 from his | insensi- | bility, | 7 a | fool, | 7 he was such an ideot | 7 as phi- | losophers | 7 should | wish to imitate: | 77 | 7 for | all phi- | losophy | 7 is | only | forcing the | trade of | happiness, | 7 when | Natute | seems to de- | ny the | means. | 7 7 | 77 |

They, | 7 who | like our | slave, | 7 can | place themselves | 7 on that | side of the world | 7 in | which | every thing | 7 ap- | pears in a | pleasing | light, | 7 will | find something | 7 in every oc- | currence | 7 to

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