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Plate II.

Vol. I. facing p.89.

Wale inv: etdel:

J.S. Müller Sc:

My humble Muse, in unambitious Strains -Paints the green Forests & the flowry plains .

Windsor Forest.

WINDSOR-FOREST.

To the Right Honourable

GEORGE Lord LANSDOWN.

Non injuffa cano: Te noftræ, Vare, myricæ,
Te Nemus omne canet; nec Phobo gratior ulla est,
Quam fibi quæ Vari præfcripfit pagina nomen.

VIRG.

WINDSOR-FOREST.

To the Right Honourable

GEORGE Lord LANSDOWN.

HY forefts, Windfor! and thy green retreats,

TH

At once the Monarch's and the Mufe's feats, Invite my lays. Be prefent, fylvan maids! Unlock your springs, and open all your fhades. GRANVILLE Commands; your aid, O Muses bring! What Mufe for GRANVILLE can refuse to fing?

VARIATIONS.

VER. 3. etc. originally thus,

Chafte goddess of the woods,
Nymphs of the vales, and Naïds of the floods,
Lead me thro' arching bow'rs, and glimm'ring glades.
Unlock your fprings

144

REMARK S.

This Poem was written at two different times: the first part of it, which relates to the country, in the year 1704, at the fame time with the Paftorals: the latter part was not added till the year 1713, in which it was published. P.

VER. 6.

IMITATIONS.

neget quis carmina Gallo?

Virg.

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