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Which in eternity's deep bosom lies !
WRITTEN ONLY A WEEK PRIOR TO THE DEATH
OF THE AUTHOR
As blooms the violet neath the thorn,
Or lily of the vale ;
As sweetly and as frail.
When sickness came, the filowers decay'd
Beneath the noxious breeze
A faded form like these.
not here Antonio lies
Has gone to meet it's God.
The Boares head in hand bear I, Bedeck'd with bays and rose-mary, And I pray you, masters, be merry
Quotquot estis in convivio; • The above is the first Carol op printed Record
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The Boares head as I vnderstand
Is the brauest dish in all the land,
Let vs servire cantico';: 1
Caput Apri defero, fc.
about 300-years old: as it is song iu the hall of Queen's College Oxford, at Christmas. (Dibdin.) “ W'hen the first course is served up in the resectory on Christmas day, in the said College, the Marciple brings a Boar's Head from the kitchen, up to tbe high table, accompanied with one of the Taberders, who lays his hand on the charger. The Taberder sings the above song, and when they come to the choros, all the Members that are in the resectory join together and sing it.” (Anthony a Wood.)
Our Steward hath provided this :6, dini
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A HYMN FOR CHRISTMAS DAY.
Sing Jehovab, man become,
Sons of Levi, lead the band,
Happy souls advanc'd in grace,