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Heaven's fiery horse, beneath his warrior form,
Are shook, and Nature rocks beneath his tread!
To pour redress on India's injur'd realm,
Shall Seriswattee' wave her hallowed hand!
And Camdeo bright, and Ganesa sublime,
Come, Heav'nly Pow'rs! primeval Peace restore! Love!—Mercy!—Wisdom!-rule for ever more!"
END OF PART FIRST.
ANALYSIS OF PART II.
APOSTROPHE to the power of Love.--Its intimate connexion with
generous and social sensibility.--Allusion to that beautiful passage in the beginning of the Book of Genesis, which represents the happiness of Paradise itself incomplete, till Love was superadded to its other blessings.—The dreams of future felicity which a lively imagination is apt to cherish, when Hope is animated by refined attachment. This disposition to combine, in one imaginary scene of residence, all that is pleasing in our estimate of happiness, compared to the skill of the great artist, who personified perfect beauty, in the picture of Venus, by an assemblage of the most beautiful features he could find.--A summer and winter evening described, as they may be supposed to arise in the mind of one who wishes, with enthusiasm, for the union of friendship and retirement.
Hope and Imagination inseparable agents. Even in those