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To Mr. Murray

Strahan, Tonson Lintot of the times, Patron and publisher of rhymes, For thee the bard up Pindus climbs, My Murray. To thee, with hope and terror dumb, The unedged MS. authors come; Thou printest all – and sellest some– My ...

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To Lord Thurlow

‘I lay my branch of laurel down. Then thus to form Apollo’s crown. Let every other bring his own.’~Lord Thurlow’s lines to Mr. Rogers ‘I lay my branch of laurel down.’ Thou ‘lay thy branch of laurel down!’ Why, what ...

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We’Ll Go No More A-Roving

SO, we’ll go no more a-roving So late into the night, Though the heart be still as loving, And the moon be still as bright. For the sword outwears its sheath, And the soul wears out the breast, And the ...

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To The Duke Of Dorset

Dorset! whose early steps with mine have stray’d, Exploring every path of Ida’s glade; Whom still affection taught me to defend And made me less a tyrant than a friend Though the harsh custom of our youthful band Bade thee ...

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To Thomas Moore

My boat is on the shore, And my bark is on the sea; But, before I go, Tom Moore, Here’s a double health to thee! Here’s a sigh to those who love me, And a smile to those who hate; ...

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