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Would you in envy'd pomp unrival'd reign,
55 In love, in war, in knowledge, or in state.
Thus fhall your colours, like his worth amaze ! Thus Mall you charm, enrich'd with Clio's praite ! Clear, and more clear, your golden genius shines, While my dim lamp of life whícure declines : 60 Dullid in damp Mades, it wastes, unseen, away, While yours, triumphant, grows one blaze of day. .
V E R RS S E S
AARON HILL, ESQ.
With the TRAGEDY of Sir THOMAS OVB R
BURY, expecting him to correct it.
Giows all divinely fair,
By thee new vigour tries;
So fought, so long foretold;
At once to purest gold.
SHAKESPEARE'S KING 'HENRY THE SIXTH,
At the THEATRE-ROYAL in DRURY LANE.
TO-night a patient ear, ye Britons lend,
And to your great forefathers' deeds attend.
Here, while a monarch's sufferings we relate,
Thus when you fee this land by faction toft, IS
A N I M AL CU E.
T A L E.
Occafioned by his Grace the Duke of RUTLAND'S
receiving the SMALL-Pox by INOCULATION..
Spirits, of name unknown in fong!
Minutest things may swarms contain:
These subtil beings each contains
Roll from the heart, and trace the veins..
Through every tender tube they rove,
In finer spirits strike the brain ;
And seek, through pores, the heart again.
And lodge where entity began,
Air, feas, nor fire, their frames diffolve
When Man, a patron to the bays;
Mæcenas, whom the classics rate!
(By Halifax, bloom'd Congreve's strains);
Too feldom perfect cures befall it: