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“'Tis harveft home," a hundred tongues Where are the verdant walks, with marreplied ![(parkling eyes,
(loveliest flow'rs? -Whilo many a sur-burnt Jals, with Deck'd with the sweeteit fhrubs, and As, hand in hand, the graced her lover's Where are the daitied banks on which I fide,
(jeff'min bow'rs? Heard his blunt vows, and echo'd lighs
Where the tail elms ? and where the And many an age-worn swain, and ma Near yon done yew, the green house reared tron grey,
[were feen: By youths supported as they creep'd
Where fair exotics, rang d in urns, Glow'd with new vigour on that felive At evening oft their parching roots i day, [choral fong!
(pelling skreen. And join'd, with trembling voice, the
And o'er them clos'u the c-ld-re
But lo! the sun declines behind I saw their eyes with smiles unwonted
[the ky i I heard then talk of happier times of
Yon changeful clouds that seuden in
Whole tranfient forms elude the painter's Close to their ears, I, pleas’d, united mine,
Ikill, [they told !
A faithful emblem of man's life lupAnd much I wonder'd at the tales
O thou ! whose Now.consuming hand, Oft, on the marble floor that grac'd the
Bade all the glories of this vale deWhen bursting clouds had delug'd all
Fre long. alas ! thou'lt creep my breast At many a sport, I met with many a tall,
within, Yec ftill pursued, regardless of my pain.
And feala passion, or a pow'r away! What lively joys my parting bosom O Time! to youth how bright thy pror. knew!
[to fair ! 'The bat I wielded, and the bow I
Entranc'd we gaze, allured by scenes The drum I rattled, and the fife I blew, We lietie deem how foon the bow'ss de. A noisy imp! and hills and vallies
Which Fancy's plastic hand bids flou. But all is silent now! mute every sound! With eager foottteps as we urge the The milk-maid's carol, and the
(light, thrasher's fail; [ground; And busy Hope leads onward to deThe creaking plough along the furrowd A group of forrows check our heedless The sportive children, prattling in the
[all is night! vale !
Tear us from Hope's fond arms, and Where is the cot, which, built beneath Wakes not the Spring to grace with the hill,
[fon ? How'rs the piain ; [ver creit ; Was once poffessed by old Agrelles' Lifts not the Moon on high her filWhere, oft, of milk and fruits I took my Nor Day returns, with all its active train, fill, (work was done?
But fome sweet hope expires within the When the horn summon'd, and our
brealt. Othou! with whom I thared each rural Not diftant far, perhaps, the faddening toil,
[foul's delight i With whom my happiest hors of life When death mall snatch me from my Oft would I follow, as thou tillid the When, lick of life, I dwell a hermit foil,
[night. And chide the bitings of the wintry Grown fond of ruin, and the glom of Alas ! no longer at thy cottage door, Perhaps like thee, o bard of Arun's At eve's return, thall I behold thee
[no more, Feel all the ralliance of my mind de Shall fold, with thee, the bleaung Hock Feel all its fires extinct ! fave one faint Armed with a little (witch in either
(vine ! hand!
Oh * darkness visible !" Oh say di. -1 curn to yonder gently-rising hill, Weak ! fuffering man ! how gloomy is Where, lovely, once to view! the
thy view! ['cene will rise, garden rose : (rili ;
-But ceati', my toul ! a brighter Yon ledgy pool was then a purling Wben to this tranfient 'world thou bid'st No mcre it, twinkling, murmurs as it
[parent kies! flows :
And leck'st, on trembling wing, thy * Collins.
[fed ! Cries, is
EXTEMPORE; JULY 16, 1802. Stanzas, addressed to Agricola Snellius, at How widely Doctors disagree! Oxford *.
One cries, “ Abftain ! abstain !
" So thall beat loft each artery, O LITTLE deem'd I whence the chaplet “ And health glow in each vein."
(around my head!
Nothing do from morn till That Ifis' wave its parent roots had
“ But eat, cai, eat, eat, eat t." Exult my Muse! and elevate thy ftrain !
RUSTICUS. Firm be thy step, and bear eiect ihy Cottage of Mon Repos.
crest ! No more It lonely on the diftant plain;
EPITAPH No mere let thoughts defpondent gloom
ON A LOVELY YOUNG LADY, WHO thy breait !
JOCOSELY ASKED THE AUTHOR, IN The wreath was gather'd from the Mufes'
A PARTY AT DINNER, TO WRITE bower ! [the Gothic night, Froin that fam'd bower, which, midit In Albion rais d fair Learning's earliert STERN Death at last has seiz'd my beau
trous flower, [less charms; flower,
Spite of her youth, spite of her matchAnd saw the Arts diffuse their earliest
Not all our prayers could stop the ruf. Yes! from notrivial stem the wreath was
(less arms. torn,
Or snatch the prize from out his ruthTho' the first tribute to iny Muse And now, beneath this melancholy rod, O! with what pride, levett gift! salt
Her lovely form to moulder is com thou be worn,
fignid, Thou proffer'd branch from the Aonian No more to cheer the circle where me
[trod, No vulgar hand the unfought wreath be Or charm us with her elegance of ftowřil, [:ent bough;
mind. Or pluck'd it, rudely, from its pa. Hard fate, that beauty such a change Bat, to a Poet's care the gist I owed,
[lcorce, Who courts the Muse with many a
Should turn to foon to such a loathed secret vow.
A ghaitly skull, that not one trace can Yes! I must honour that auspicious
Of the lov'd beauties that adorn'd it And ever bless that unexpected hour, When, pentive as I irod my lonely way,
Dear maid, thy friend inscribes this
mournful verse, A Poei crown'd me, from the Muses'
He whole afdicted heart's oppress'ul bow'r !
He whole atfe&tion to low'd thy sad hearie, Now, Stour ! exult! Now, native Dure!
He who on earth shall comtort never rejoice!
know. O Nymphs ! hyljis, lovelyllis,
T. DAY, Stour ! mix thy whilpers with my Dura's Woodford, Oa. 1802. voice.
(around. And each bid Echo swell the tale
IN WOOLWICH CHURCH-YARD. near Canterbury, Kent, July 3; 1802.
SACRED TO the Memory of RICHARD
BANKS, Shipwright, who was un(To be continued.)
fortunately killed on March 21, 1799. • See a “ Sonnet addressed to Rufticius Dellius, by Agricola Snellius,'' at page 4+$, Vol. XL.; alf), “ To Ruiticius Dellius, at his Cottage of Mon Repos," Vol. XLI. page 207 of the Tiuropean Magazine. † See Memoirs of Dr. Darwin. 4
A PASTORAL BALLAD.
The Shipwrights' Apprentices, as a Thus far I attentively heard the sweet teftimony of their respect for bis amiable
[could subdue ; character, and to perpetuate his memory, But my patience no longer my love have caused this Stone to be erected by And revealing myielf, I in ecltacy taid, their voluntary contributions.
What I fervently swore on her lips to
be true. Ye generous youths, whom sympathy « When that beauty shall fade that inhas led
raptures my mind, (with thee : To raise this fad memorial o'er my head,
It Mall not be so, my sweet flow'ret, While genial Friendfhip heaves for me
Should the rest of the world prove deceit. the figh,
ful and blind, [thip in me. Remember, dear Companions, you must
My Phyllis shall find more than friend. No human power can elude the blow ; Death uncontrolld Jays all distinction When the Rose, thro' the chill blates Jow.
of wister, decays, Then let religious Virtue guide your
It then, I allow, will experience nego That we may meet, and join in endless And the girl who alone from her beauty praise.
As the equals the Rose, the same tate THE ROSE.
But when Time thall have robb'd my
sweet Phyllis of youth, More pow'rful attractions the ftill will retain :
(ness and truth, I LATELY one morning observ'd my fair For the girl who to beauty joins mildPhyllis,
[der'd alone, In her age will be fure to bear blossoms As in good Lycon's garden she wan again.” Improving the charms of the roses and Sept. 1802.
J. H. lilies,
[own. To make them the rearer resemble her
MARIA. Tho' my joyful emotions I scarce could
BY D. STIDOLPH. fuppress,
[bowers, I stole into one of the neighbouring AH! once, alas ! I had a friend -finWhere the sweetelt of mortals I heard thus address,
Her name Maria, fairest of the fair, In mellifluous accents, the sweetelt of Sweet as the honey of the Narbonne bee ;
I lov'd my charming friend, and le lov'd « Gay child of Aurora ! most beautiful Rofe !
[main, Soon as the moon arose at filent night, The faireft in Flora's extensive do
Beneath the elm my love she blett my Hatte ! halte all those exquisite charms fight;
[dove, to disclose,
[yet remain. There, icated near the gentle meek-ey'd That conceald in these promising buds
We to each other vow'd eternal love ; Rash fool that I am! alas ! why, faid The bird of night, responsive, sung his I lo?
[way. That feast of the senses a moment
The murm'ring brook beloiter'd in its For experience tells us you scarcely can
Ah ! we were happy, bleft with health blow, [cay. and youth;
[truth. Before we perceive the approach of de. Sweet was each scene, endeard hy sacred Tho' at present so conftantly lov'd and But now, alas ! no longer in the grove
admir'd, [me, deceives ; Sweet Philomel attunes his notes to love. The voice of the world, Rose, believe The brook Atill murmurs on the oczy As you fade, of its conftancy it will ground,
(with your leaves. But with a fad and melancholy found; And your friends so sincere will fall off The branching cyprus fills the moonlight Imagine not vainly, when wither'd and glade,
[eye ; Where once arose the tow'sing elm-tree's You fill will continue to charm every Maria's gone to the bright realms above, For the bitter remembrance of excellence And I, alas ! no longer seek the grove : fled,
But to her grave at midnight oft return, Produces at best but a tear or a ligh." And pour my fcrrows o'er her lonely urn.
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