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Brutes never meet in bloody fray,
S T A N Z as
T A KING OF QU E B E C..
AMIDST the clamour of exulting joys,
Which triumph forces from the patriot heart; Grief dares to mingle her soul-piercing voice,
And quells the raptures which from pleasures start.
. O, Wolfe, to thee a streaming flood of woe,
Sighing we pay, and think e'en conquest dear; Quebec in vain fall teach our breast to glow,
Whilft thy fad fate extorts the heart-wrung teat.
Alive the foe thy dreadful vigour fled,
And saw thee fall with joy-pronouncing eyes : Yet they shall know thou conquerest, though dead!
Since from thy tomb a thousand heroes rise. *
ON A BEAUTIFUL YOUTH STRUCK BLIND
IMITATED FROM THE SPANISH.
SURE 'twas by Providence defign'd,
Rather in pity, than in hate,
To save him from Narcissus' fate.
W EEPING, murmuring, complaining,
Loft to every gay delight; Myra, too sincere for feigning,
Fears th' approaching bridal night.
Yet why impair thy bright perfection ?
Or dim thy beauty with a tear? Had Myra follow'd my direction,
She long had wanted cause of fear.
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