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PLEASURES OF MELANCHOLY
BY ROBERT FARMER.
"There is at least one advantage in the poetical inclination, that it is an
REEVE, LIBRARY, LEAMINGTON; BRODIE & CO., SALISBURY.
WHILE these Poems live, may the
of a good Mother (who, in the days of childhood and innocence, taught her children the value, the importance, the blessing, and the happiness of a religious life) live with them.
PHILOSOPHERS have divested themselves of their natural apathy, and Poets have risen above themselves in descanting on the Pleasures of Melancholy.
There is no mind so gross, no understanding so uncultivated, as to be incapable, at certain moments, and amid certain combinations, of feeling that sublime influence upon the spirits which steals the soul from the petty anxieties of the world,
"And fits it to hold converse with the gods."