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of the

Poets

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GREAT BRITAIN.

Volume the Eighth.
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Pope, Gay, Pattifon, Hammond,Savage,Hill,
Tickell, Somervile, Broome, Pitt & Blair.

Pope Windsor Forest Var 194.

LONDON:

Printed for Iohn&Arthur Arch, 23.Gracechurch Street.
and for Bell & Bradfute and IMundell &C.Edinburgh.

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Yet peace-new mufic floats on Ether's wings;
Say, is it Harmony herfelf who fings?
No! while enraptur'd Sylphs the song infpire,
'Tis POPE who fweetly wakes the filver lyre,
To melting notes, more mufically clear
Than Ariel whisper'd in Belinda's ear.
Too foon he quits them for a fharper tone;
See him, though form'd to fill the epic throne
Decline the fceptre of that wide domain,
To bear a lictor's rod in fatire's train,
And, throuded in a mist of moral spleen,
Behold him close the visionary scene.

HAYLEY'S ESSAY ON EPIC POETRY, EPISTLE IIL

George Taylor

EDINBURGH:

PRINTED BY Mundell and SON, ROYAL BANK CLOSE,

Anno 1794.

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