The Poetical Works of Dr. Will. Broome

The Poetical Works of Dr. Will. Broome

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1781 edition. Excerpt: ...accents more than mortal from her broke, And what the. god infpir'd the priestefs fpoke, 36 ADDITION. Ah I' how I look with-fcorn on pompom crowns, And pity monarchs on their fplendid thrones! While, thou my guide, I trace all Nature's laws By iust gradations to the Sov'rdgn Cause! Plcas'd I furvey how varying fchemus unite T Worlds with the atoms, angels with.the mits, And end in God, high thron'd above, all height, Who fees, as Lord of all, with equal eye Now a proud tyrant perish, then a fly. Methitiks I view the Patriarch's ladder rife, Its base on eirth, its fummit in the skies.; Fach wondrous step by glorious angels trod, And heav'n unfolding te thethrune of God. Be this thy praile! I haunt the lovely bow'r, Sport by the spring, or paint the blooming ffowYt "Sci dales the Muse attempt an arduuu; height, (jV, TO A LADY' PLAYING WiTH A SNAKE. It is a pleasing direful sight! At once you charm us and assright! So Heav'n destroying angels arms With terrour, dreadful in their charms! Sich, fuch was Cleopatra's air, Lovely, but formidably fair! When the griev'd world impoverish'd lost By the dire afp its noblest boast. Aw'd by your guardian's dang'rous pow'r At distance trembling we adore; At distance once again behold A Serpent guard the blooming gold. Well pleas'd and harmlefs, lo! he lies, Basks in the sunshine of your eyes; Now twists his fpires, and now unfurls The gay confusion of his curls. Oh! happy on your breast to lie As that bright star that gilds the sky, The Scorpionv Who ceafing in the fpheres to shine Would for your breail his heav'n refign. Yet oh! fair Virgin! caution take Lest fome bold cheat assume the Snake. When Jove comprest the Grecian dame Aloof he threw the lightning's flame; On radiant fpires the lover rode, And more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
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  • English
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  • 9781236552792