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Aloft, above the liquid sky,

I stretch my wing, and fain would go Where Rome's sweet swain did whilom Aly;

And soaring, left the clouds below;
The Muse invoking to endue
With strength his pinions, as he flew.
Whether he fings great Beauty's praise,

Love's gentle pain, or tender woes;
Or choose, the subject of his lays,

The blushing grape, or blooming rose :
Or near cool Cyrrha's rocky springs
Mæcenas listens while he sings.
Yet he no nobler draught could boast,

His Muse or music to inspire,
Though all Falernum's purple coast

Flow'd in each glass, to lend him fire ;
And on his tables usd to smile
The vintage of rich Chio's ille.
Mæcenas deign'd to hear his songs,

His Mufe cxtoll’d, his voice approv'd :
To thee a fairer fame belongs,

At once more pleasing, more belov'd.
Oh! teach my heart to bound its flame,
As I record thy love and fame.
Teach me the passion to restrain,

As I my grateful homage bring ;
And last in Phæbus' humble train,

The first and brightest genius fing. The Mules favourite pleas'd to live, Paying them back the fame they give. But oh! as greatly I aspire

To tell my love, to speak thy praise,
Boasting no more its sprightly fire,

My bosom heaves, my voice decays ;
With pain I touch the mournful string,
And pant and languish as I sing.
Faint Nature now demands that breath,

That feebly strives thy worth to fing!
And would be buth'd, and lost in death,

Did not thy care kind succours bring!
Thy pitying caks my soul sustain,
Ang call new life in every vein.
The fober glass I now behold,

Thy health, which fair Francisca's join, Wishing her cheeks may long unfold

Such beauties, and be ever thine ; No chance the tender joy remove, While she can please, and thou canst love. Thus while by you the Britih arms

Triumphs and distant fame pursue; The yielding Fair religns her charms,

And gives you leave to conquer too ; Her Inowy neck, her breitt, her eyes, And all the nymph becomes your prize. What comely grace, what beauty smiles ! Upon her lips what sweetness dwells ! Not Love hiinself so oft beguiles,

Nor Venus self so much excels. What different fates our passions Mare, While you enjoy, and I despair !

Horos erit huic quoque Pomo?" VIRG.

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HAT foil the apple loves, what care is due

To orchats, timeliest when to press the fruits,
Thy gift, Pomona, in Miltonian verse
Adventurous I presume to sing ; of verse
Nor skill'd, nor ftudious: but my native foil
Invites me, and the theme as yet unsung.

Ye Ariconian knights, and faires dames,
To whom propitious Heaven these blefiings grants,
Attend my lys, nor hence disdain to learn,
How Nature's gifts may be improv'd by art.
And thou, O Motyn, whose benevolence,
And candor, oft experienc'd, me vouchlifd
To knit in friendship, growing fill with years,
Accept this pledge of gratitude and love.
May it a lasting monument remain
Of dear respect ; that, when this body frail
Is molder'd into dust, and I become
As I had never been, late times may know
I once was bless'd in such a matchless friend!

Whoe’er expects his labouring trees should bend
With fruitage, and a kindly harvest yield,
Be this his first concern, to find a tract
Impervious to the winds, begirt with hills
That intercept the Hyperborean blasts
Tempestuous, and cold Eurus' nipping force,
Noxious to feeble buds : but to the west
Let him free entrance grant, let Zephyrs bland
Administer their tepid genial airs ;
Nought fear he from the west, whose gentle warmth
Discloses well the earth's all-teeming womb,
invigorating tender seeds; whose breath
Nuriures the Orange, and the Citron groves,
Hesperian fruits, and wafts their odors sweet
Wide through the air, and.diftant mores perfumes.
Nor only do the hills exclude the winds:
But when the blackening clouds in sprinkling showers
Diftil, from the high summits down the rain
Runs trickling ; with the fertile moisture cheer'd,

Miss Mary Meers, daughter of the late Principal of Brazen-Nose College, Oxon.

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The Orchats (mile ; joyous the farmers see

If a penurious clay should be thy lot, Their thriving plants, and bless the heavenly dew, Or rough unwieldy earth, nor to the plough, Next let the planter, with difcretion meet,

Nor to the cattle kind, with fandy stones The force and genius of each foil explore ;

And gravel o'er-abounding, think it not To what adapted, what it thuns averse :

Beneath thy toil; the sturdy pear-tree here Without this necessary care, in vain

Will rise luxuriant, and with toughest root He hopes an apple-vintage, and invokes

Pierce the obstructing grit, and restive marle. Pomona's aid in vain. The miry fields,

Thus nought is useless made ; nor is there land, Rejoicing in rich mold, most ample fruit

But what, or of itself, or else compellid, of beauteous form produce ; pleasing to fight, Affords advantage. On the barren heath But to the tongue inelegant and flat.

The shepherd tends his flock, that daily crop So Nature has decreed : so oft we see

Their verdant dinner from the mofly turf, Men passing fair, in outward lineaments

Sufficient ; after them the cackling goose, Elaborate ; less, inwardly, exact.

Close-grazer, finds wherewith to ease her want. Nor from the fable ground expect success,

What should I more ? Ev'n on the cliffy height Nor from cretaceous, stubborn and jejune;

Of Pennenmaur, and that cloud-piercing hill, The Muft, of pallid hue, declares the soil

Plinlimmon, from afar the traveller kens Devoid of spirit ; wretched he, that quaffs

Astonish'd, how the goats their thrubby browze Such wheyith liquors ; oft with colic pangs,

Gnaw pendent; nor untrembling canst thou see, With pungent colic pangs distress'd he'll roar, How from a scraggy rock, whose prominence And toss, and turn, and curse th’unwholsome draught. Half overshades the ocean, hardy men, But, farmer, look where full-ear's theaves of rye Fearless of rending winds, and daihing waves, Grow wavy on the tilth, that foil felect

Cut samphire, to excite the squeamish guft For apples; thence thy industry shall gain

Of pamper'd luxury. Then, let thy ground Ten-fold reward ; thy garners, thence with store Not lye unlabor'd ; if the richest item Surcharg'd, thall burit : thy press with purelt juice Refuse to thrive, yet who would doubt to plant Shall flow, which, in revolving years, may try

Somewhat, that may to human use redound, 'Thy feeble feet, and bind thy faltering tongue.

And penury, the worst of ills, remove ? Such is the Kentchurch, such Dantzeyan ground, There are, who, fondly studious of increase, Such thine, O learned Brome, and Capel such, Rich foreign mold on their ill-natur'd land Willifian Burlton, much-lov'd Geers his Marih, Induce laborious, cmd with fattening muck And Sutton-acres, drench'd with regal blood

Besmear the roots; in vain! the nursing grove Of Ethelbert, when to th' unhallow'd feast

Seems fair a while, cherish'd with foster carth : Of Merciin Offi he invited cane,

But when the alien compost is exhaust, To treat of spousals : long connubial joys

It's native poverty again prevails. He promisd to himself, allur'd by fair

Though this art fails, despond not ; little pains, Elfrida's beauty ; but deluded dy'd

In a due hour employ'd, great profit yield. In height of hopeson! hardest fate, to fall

Th'industrious, when the Sun in Leo rides, By shew of friendship, and pretended love!

And darts his fultriest beams, portending drought, I nor advise, nor reprehend the choice

Forge's not at the foot of every plant Of Marcley-hill; the apple no where finds

To link a circling trench, and daily pour A kinder mold : yet 'tis unsafe to trust

A just supply of alimental streams, Deceitful ground: who knows but that, once more, Exhausted lap recruiting ; else false hopes This mount may journey, and, his present lite He cherishes, nor will his fruit expect Forsaking, to thy neighbour's bounds transfer

Th' autumnal season, but, in summer's pride, The goodly plants, affording matter strange

When other orchats (mile, abortive fail. For law-debates *? if therefore thou incline

Thus the great light of heaven, that in his course To deck this rise with fruits of various tastes,

Surveys and quickens all things, often proves Fail not by frequent vows t'implore success;

Noxious to planted fields, and often men Thus piteous Heaven may fix the wandering glebe.

Perceive his influence dire ; fweltering they rua But if (for Nature doth not thire alike

To grois, and cives, and the cool umbrage seck Her gifts) an happy soil thould be withheld;

Of woven arborcis, and ofi the rills

Still streaming fresh revisit, to allay * February the seventh, 1571, at fix o'clock in the Thirst inextinguishable: but if the spring evening, this will roused itself with a rouring noise, Preceding should te de titute of rain, and by seven the next morning had moved forty paces; Or blast septentrional with bruhing wings it kept moving for three days together, carrying with Sweep up the smoky mists, and vapours damp, it seep in their cotes, hedge-rows and trees, and in Then woe to mortals ! Titan then exerts its pallage overthrew Kinnaston Chapple, and turned | His heat intense, and on our vitals preys ; two highways near an hundred yards from their former Then maladies of various kinds, and names position. The ground thus moved was about twenty- Unknown, malignant fevers, and that foe fix acres, which opened itself, and carried the earth To blooming beauty, which imprints the face before it for four hundred yards fpace, leaving that Of faireít nymph, and checks our growing lore, which was parture in the place of the tillage, and the Reign far and near; grim Death in different shapes village overspread with pasture. See Speed's Account Depopulates the nations ; thousands fall of Herefordihise, page 49, and Camden’s Britannia. His victims ; youths, and virgins, in their flower,

Reluctant

Reluctant die, and fighing leave their loves

The thronging populace with hasty strides Unfinish'd, by infectuous heaven deitroy'd.

Press furious, and, too eager of cscape,

Obstruct the easy way; the rocking town Such heat prevailid, when fair Eliza, last Of Winchcomio's name (next thee in blood and worth, Astonish’d, as o'er-charg'd with wine ; when lo!

Supplants their footíteps ; to, and fro, they reel O fairest St. John !) left this toilfome world

The ground aduit her riven mouth disparts, In beauty's prime, and fadden'd all the year:

Horrible chasm ; profound! with ift defcent Nor could her virtues, nor repeated vows

Old Ariconium sinks, and all her tribes, Of thousand lovers, the relentless hand

Heroes, and senators, down to the realms Of Death arrest; she with the vulgar fell,

Of endless night. Meanwhile, the loosen'd winds Only distinguish'd by this humble verse.

Infuriate, molten rocks and faming globes But if it please the sun's intemperate force

Hurld high above the clouds ; till all their force To know, attend; whilst I of ancient fame

Consum'd, her ravenous jaws th' earth satiate closid, The annals trace, and image to thy mind,

Thus this fair city fell, of which the name How our fore-fathers, (luckless men !) ingulft Survives alone ; nor is there found a mark, By the wide-yawning earth, to Stygian thades

Whereby the curious pallenger may learn Went quick, in one sad sepulchre inclos'd.

Her ample site, save coins, and mouldering urns,

And huge unwieldy bones, lasting remains In elder days, ere yet the Roman bands

Of that gigantic race; which, as he breaks Victorious, this our other world subdued,

The clotted glebe, the plowman haply finds, A spacious city stood, with firmest walls

Appallid. Upon that treacherous tract of land, Sure mounded, and with numerous turrets crown'd, She whilome stood ; now Ceres, in her prime, Aerial spires, and citadels, the seat

Smiles fertile, and with ruddiest freight bedeck'd, Of Kings, and heroes resolute in war,

The apple-tree, by our fore-fathers blood Fam'd Ariconium : uncontrol'd and free,

Improv'd, that now recalls the devious Muse,
Till all-subduing Latian arms prevailid.

Urging her destin'd labours to pursue.
Then also, though to foreign yoke submiss,
She undemolith'd stood, and ev’n till now

The prudent will observe, what passions reign
Perhaps had stood, of ancient British art

In various plants (for not to man alone,

But all the wide creation, Nature gave
A plealing monument, not less admir’d
Than what from Artic, or Etruscan hands

Love, and aversion) : everlasting hate

The Vine to Ivy bears, nor less abhors
Arose; had not the heaven!y Powers averse
Decreed her final doom: for now the fields

The Colewort's rankness; but with amorous twinc Labour'd with thirst; Aquarius had not shed

Clafps the tall Elm : the Pæítan Rose unfolds His wonted showers, and Sirius parch'd with heat

Her bud more lovely, near the fetid Lcek, Solftitial the green herb: hence 'gan relax

(Crest of stout Britons), and inhances thence The ground's contexture, hence Tartarian dregs,

The price of her celestial scent : the Gourd, Sulphur, and nitrous spume, enkindling fierce,

And thirsty Cucumber, when they perceive Bellow'd within their dark some caves, by far

Th' approaching Olive, with resentment fly More dismal than the loud exploded roar

Her fatty fibres, and with tendrils creep Of brazen enginry, that ceaseless storm

Diverse, detesting contact ; whilst the Fig The bastion of a well-built city, deem'd

Contemns not Rue, nor Sage's humble leat, Impregnable: th’infernal winds, till now

Close-neighbouring: th' Herefordian plant

Caresses freely the contiguous Peach,
Clofely imprison'd, by Titanian warmth
Dilating, and with unctuous vapours fed,

Hazel, and weight-resisting Palm, and likes
Disdaind their narrow cells; and, their full strength

T' approach the Quince, and the Elder's pithy stem; Collecting, from beneath the folid mass

Uneasy, seated by funereal Yeugh, Upheay'd, and all her castles rooted deep

Or Walnut, (whose malignant touch impairs Shook from their lowest seat : old Vaga's stream,

All generous fruits), or near the bitter dews

Of Cherries. Therefore weigh the habits well
Forc'd by the sudden shock, her wonted track

Of plants, how they associate best, nor let
Forlook, and drew her humid train aflope,
Crankling her banks : and now the lowering sky,

Ill neighbourhood corrupt thy hopeful graffs.
And baleful lightning, and the thunder, voice

Would'st thou thy vats with gen'rous juice should Of angry Gods, that rateied solemn, dismaid

froth ?
The sinking hearts of men. Where should they turn Respect thy orchats ; think not, that the trees
Distrels'd? whence seek for aid? wben from below Spontaneous will produce an wholesome draught.
Hell threatens, and ev'n Fate supreme gives signs Let art correct thy breed: from parent bough
Of wrath and defolation? vain were vows,

A Cyon meetly sever: after, force
And plaints, and suppliant hands to Heaven erect ! A way into the crabstock's close-wrought grain
Yet fome to fines repaird, and humble rites

By wedges, and within the living wound
Perform'd to Thor, and Woden, fabled gods,

Enclose the fofter twig; nor over-nice Who with their votaries in one ruin thar'd,

Refuse with thy own hands around to spread Cruth'd, and o'erwhelm'd. Others in frantic mood The binding clay : ere-long their differing veins Run howling through the streets, their hideous yells Unite, and kindly nourishment convey Rend the dark welkin ; Horror stalks around,

To the new pupil; now he shoots his arms Wild-faring, and, his fad concomitant,

With quickest growth; now shake the teeming trunk, Despair, of abject look : at every gate

Down rain th' impurpled balle, ambrogal fruit.

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Whether the Wilding's fibres are contrivd

Wonderful artists! but the bidden ways To draw th' earth's pureft fpirit, and resist

Of Nature would'ft thou know? how fint the free It's feculence, which in more porous stocks

All things in miniature? thy fpecular orb Of Cyder-plants find pallige free, or elle

Apply to well-diffected kernels; lo! The native verjuice of the Crab, derivd

Strange forms arise, in each a lidle plant Through th' infix'd graft, a grateful mixture forms Untolds its boughs: observe the fender threads Of tart and sweet ; whiteser be the cause,

Of first beginning trees, their roo's, their leare, This doubtful progeny by niceft taites

In narrow seeds deferib'd; thou'lt wondering in, Expected best acceptance finds, and pays

An inmate orchat every apple boasts. Largest revenues to the orchat-lord.

Thus all things by experience are display'd, Some think the Quince and Apple would combine

And most improv'd. Then redulously think
In happy union ; others fitter deem

To meliorate thy stock; no way, or rale,
The Sioe-item bearing Sylvan Plumbs austere. Pe un fray'd ; prevent the morning star
Who knows but both may thrive ? howe'er, what lors Alliluous, nor with the western fün
To try the powers of both, and search how far

Surce se to work; lo ! thoughtful of thy zis,
Two different natures may concur to mix

Not of my own, I all the live-long day In close embraces, and strange offspring bear;

Consume in meditation deep, recluse Thou ’lt find that plants will frequent changes try,

From human converte, nor, at hut of eve, U'ndamag'd, and their marriageable arms

Enjoy repose; but oft at midnight lamp Conjoin with others. So Silurian plants

Ply my brain-racking studies, if by chance Admit the Peach's odoriferous globe,

Thee I may counsel right; and oft this care And Pears of fundry forms ; at different times Disturbs me Numbering. Wilt thon then rep.se Adopted Plumbs will alien branches grace;

To labour for thyself? and rather choose And men have gather'd from the Hawthorn's branch To lie supinely, hoping Heaven will bless Large Medlars, imitating regal crowns.

Thy fighted fruits, and give thee bread uneara'd' Nor is it hard to beautify each month

'Twill profit, when the stork, sworn fue of foakes, With files of particolor'd fruits, that please

Returns, to thew compassion to thy plants, The tongue, and view, at once. So Maro's Muse,

Frigu'd with breeding. Let the arched knife 'Chrice facred Muse! commodious precepts gives Well sharpen'd now aftail the spreading ikades Intructive to the swains, not woolly bent

Of vegetables, and their thirsty limbs On what is gaintul: fometimes the diverts

Diffever: for the genial moisture, due From folid counsels, shews the force of love

To apples, otherwise mispends itself In savage beasts ; how virgin face divine

in burren twigs, and for th' expected crop, Attracts the beipless youth through storms and waves, Nought but vain shoots, and empty leaves abrood. Alone, in deep of night : Then the describes

When swelling buds their odorous foliage ined, The Scythian winter, nor disdains to fing

And gen:ly harden into fruit, the wise How under ground the rude Ripiæ in race

Sp're not the little offspring, if they grow Mimic brilk Cyder with the brikes product wild; Redundant; but the thronging cluiters thia Sloes pzuded, Hips, and Servis' harshest juice. By kind svulsion : else the starveling brood, Let sage experience teach thee all the arts

Void or futñcient fuitenance, will visid Of grafting and in-eyeing ; when to bop

A fender autumn ; which the niggard soul The flowing branches; what trees answer best Too late shall weep, and curse his thrifty hand, From root, or kernel : the will beít the hours That would not timely ease the ponderous boughs. Of harveft, and leid-time declare; by her

It much conduces, all the cares to know The different qualities of things were found,

Of gardening, how to fc re nocturnal thieves, And secret motions; how with heavy bulk

And how the little race of birds that hop Volatile Hermes, fluid and unmoist,

From spray to spray, scooping the costieft fruit
Mounts on the wings of air ; to her we owe

Insatiate, undisturbid. Priapus' form
The Indian wee] *, unknown to ancient times. Avails but little ; rather guard each ror
Nature's choice gift, whose acrimonious fume With the false terrors of a breathiefs kite.
Extracts fuperfluous juices, and refines

This done, the timorous flock with twiteft wing
The blood distemper'd from its noxious fults; Scud through the air ; their fancy represents
Friend to the spirits, which with vapors bland His mortal talons, and his ravenous beak
It gently mitigates, co.np union fit

Destructive; glad to shun his hoftile gripe, Of pleasantry, and wine ; nor to the bards

They quit their thefts, and unfrequent the fields Unfriendly, when they to the vocal thell

Besides, the filthy swine will oft invade Warble melodious their well-labor'ð fongs.

Thy firm inclofure, and with delving shout She found the polith'd glass, whose small convex The rooted forest undermine : forthwith Inlarges to ten millions of degrees

Halloo thy furious mastiff, bid him ver 'The mite, invisible else, of Nature's hand

The noxious herd, and print upon their ears Least animal; and thews, what laws of life

A sad memorial of their patt offence. The cheese-inhabitants observe, and how

The Aagrant Procyon will not ful to bring Fabrick their mansions in the harden'd milk,

Large thoals of now house-be ving ni's thx cresy

O'er the ripe fruitage, paring fimy tracts * Tobacco

In the fieek sinds, anú usprest Cyder drick

No art averts th's pest; on thee it lies,

Is not contemn'd, yet her wide-branching arms With morning and with evening hand to rid

Best screen thy mansion from the fervent Dog The preying reptiles; nor, if wise, wilt thou Adverse to life; the wintery hurricanes Decline this labour, which itself rewards

In vain employ their roar, her trunk unmov'd With pleasing gain, whilst the warm limbec draws Breaks the strong onset, and controls their rage. Salubrious waters from the nocent brood.

Chiefly ihe Bosbury, whose large increase, Myriads of wasps now also clustering hang,

Annual, in surviptuous banquets claims ?pplause. And drain a spurious honey from thy groves,

Thrice-acceptable beverage could but art Their winter food ; though oft repuls'd, again

Subdue the foaring lee, Pomona's self They rally, undismay'd; but fraud with ease Would dread thy praise, and shun the dubious strife. Ensnares the noisome Twarms ; let every bough

De it thy choice, when summer-heats annoy, Bear frequent viuls, pregnant with the dregs

To fit beneath her leafy can py, Of Mople, or Mem, or Treacle's viscous juice;

Quaffing rich liquids ! oh! how sweet t' enjoy, They, by th' alluring odor drawn, in harte

At once her fruits, and hospitable shade! Fly to the dulcet cates, and crouding lip

But how with equal numbers shall we match Their palatable bane ; joyful thou 'lt sce

The Musk's surpassing worth: that evlieft gives The clammy surface a'l o'er-strown with tribes Sure hopes of racy wine, and in its youth, Of greedy insects, that with fruitless toil

Its tender nonage, loads the 1p.eading brughs Flap filmy pennons oft, to extricate

With large and juicy off pring, that defies Their feet, in liquid shackles bound, till leath The vernal nippings, and cold fyderal blafts! Bereave them of their worthless fouls : such doom Yet let her to the Red-streak yield, that once Waits luxury, and lawless love of gain?

Was of the Sylvan kind, unciviliz'd, Howe'er thou may'ít forbid external force, Of no regard, till Scudamore's skilful hand Intestine evils will prevail ; damp airs,

Improv'd her, and by courtly discipline And rainy winters, to the centre pierce

Taught her the savage nature to forget: The firmest fruits, and by unseen decay

Hence ityi'd the Scudamorean plant; whose wine The proper relish vitiate : then the grub

Whoever tastes, let him with grateful heart Oft unobserv'd invades the vital core,

Respect that ancient loyal house, and with Pernicious tenant, and her secret cave

The nobler peer, that now tranf-ends our hopes Enlarges hourly, preying on the pulp

In early woith, his country's juítest pride, Censeless ; meanwhile the apple's outward form Uninterrupted joy, and health entire. Delectable the witless sw rin beguiles,

Let every tree in every garden own Till, with a writhen mouth, and spattering noise, The Red-streak as supreme, whose pulpous fruit He tastes the bitter morsel, and rejects

With gold irradiate, and vermillion shines Difrelisht ; not with less surprize, than when

Tempting, not fatal, as the birth of that Embattied troops with flowing banners piso

Primæval interdicted plant that won Through flowery meds delighted, nor distrust Fond Eve in hapless hour to taste, and die. The smiling surface ; whilft the cavern'd ground, This, of more beauteous influence, inspires With grain incentive stor’d, by sudden blaze

Poetic rap-ures, and the lowly Muse Bursts fatal, and involves the hopes of war,

Kindles to loftier (trains; even I perceive In fiery whirls ; full of victorious thoughts,

Her sacred virtue. See! the numbers flow Torn and dismembred, they aloft expire.

Easy, whilst, cheard with her nectareous juice, Now turn thine eye to view Alcinous' groves, Hers, and my country's praises I ex iit. The pride of the Phancian isle, from whence, Hail Herefordion plant, that doft disdain Sailing the spaces of the boundless deep,

All nt her fields ! Heaven' sweetest blessing, hail! To Ariconium precious fruits arriv'd :

Be thou the copious matter of my sorg, The Pippin burnisht o'er with gold, the Moyle And thy choice N-etar; on which alw:ye waits Of sweetest honeyed taste, the fiir Perniain

Laughter, and spor, and care-beguiling wit, Temper'd, like come!ieft nyn.ph, with red and white. And friendihip, chief jelight of human life. Suopian acres flourish with a growth

What sh uld we wish for more? ci why, in quest Peculiar, styl'd the 'stley: be thou first

Of foreign vintage, insincere, and mixi, This Apple to transplant, if to the name

Traverse th' extremest world? why tempt the rage Its merit answers, no where shalt thou find

Of the rough ocean? w'en our native zlebe A wine more priz’d, or laudable of tafte.

Imparts from buntenus wrmb. annual recruits Nor does the Eliot leaft deserve thy care,

Of wine delectable, that far lui ounts Nor John-Apple, whose wither'd rind, intrencht Gallic, or Latin Grape, Those that see With many a furrow, aptly represents

The fertig sun near Culpe': towering height. Decrepid age, nor that from Harvey nama,

Nor let the Rhodiis, nor the Le.bian vines Quick-relishing: why should we fing the Thrift, Vaunt their rich Mut, nor let I okay contend Codling, or Pomroy, or of pimpled coat

For sovereignty: Phi æus self must bowy The Ruflet, or the Cat's-Head's weigh'y orb,

To th' Aricopi in viles And Thall we doubt Enormous in its growth, for various use

T'improve our vegetable wealth, or let Though there are meet, though after full repast

The soil lie idle, which, with fit manure,
Are oft requir'd, and crown the rich desert ?

With largelt usury repay, alone
What, though the Pear-trce rival not the worth Impowered to supply what Nature asks
Of Ariconian products ? yet her freight

Frugal, or what nice appetite requires ?
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