The Dispensary a Poem in Six Canto's

The Dispensary a Poem in Six Canto's

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1726 edition. Excerpt: ..._, _ p He thus was interrupted by a Borel; __ 'ct a' In vain your Magick Mysteries you use, Such sounds the SibyPs sicred Ears abuse. a, These Lines the pale Divinity shall raise, a a____ _ Such is the Pow'r of Sound, and Force of La-ys, i I: Arm: meet with Arms, Faucloion: with Fauehions cIas/o, _ctmlspark: of Fire stmr/r out from Armmr fief/r. Thick Clouds of Dust contending Warrior: raise, died hideous: War o'er all the Region hap. a Some raging ran with huge Herculean Clubr, Some maffiy Ball: if Brass, some might Tract: Of Cjndcrt dom-Naked Naked and half-burnt Hillr with hideous Wm/e Assaht the Skies, anlfvy 'In ocean? But/r. As he went rumbling on, the Fury strait Crawl'd in. her Limbs cou'd scarce support her Weight, A rutsiul Rag her meagre Forehead bound, And saintly her furr'd Lips these Accents sound. Mortal, how dar'st thou with such Lines address My awful Seat, and trouble my Recess? In Escar: Marshy Hundreds is a Cell, . Where lazy Fogs, and drizzling Vapours dwell: Thither raw Damps on drooping Wings repair, And shiv'ring Qxartanes shake the sickly Air. There, when fatigu'd, some filent Hours I pass, And subfiitute Physicians in my Place. Then dare not, for the future, once rehearse The Dissonance of such untuneful Verse. But in your Lines let Energy be found, And learn to rise in Sense, and sink in Sound. Harsh Words, tho' pertinent, uncouth appear; None please the Fancy, who offend the Ear. In Sense and Numbers if you would excel, Read W---. consider D---n well, In one, what vig'rous Turns of Fancy shine, In th' other, Syrezrr warble in each Line. If D 's sprightly Muse but touch the Lyresi The smiler and Grum melt in soft Desire, And little Loves confess their amuou, Fjm The gentle lsir claims the Ivy Crown, To bind th'...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236887859
  • 9781236887856