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THE

WORKS

IN

VERSE AND PROSE,

OF

DR. THOMAS PARNELL,

LATE ARCH-DEACON OF CLOGHER.

ENLARGED WITH VARIATIONS AND POEMS,

NOT BEFORE PUBLISH'D.

G L A S G O W:
PRINTED BY ROBERT & ANDREW TOULIS,
PRINTERS TO THE UNIVERSITY.

M.DCC.LXVII.

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RIGHT HONOURABLE

RO B E R T,

EARL OF OXFORD

AND EARL MORTIMER.

SUCH were the notes thy once lov'd Poet fung,
N 'Till death untimely stopt his tuneful tongue.
O just beheld, and loft ! admir'd, and mourn'd !
With softest manners, gentlest arts, adorn'd!
Blest in each science, blest in ev'ry strain !
Dear to the Mufe, to HARLEY dear in vain!

For him, thou oft haft bid the world attend,
Fond to forget the statesman in the friend;
For Swift and him, despis’d the farce of state,
The fober follies of the wise and great ;
Dextrous, the craving, fawning crowd to quit,
And pleas'd to 'scape from flattery to wit.

Absent or dead, still let a friend be dear,
(A figh the absent claims, the dead a tear)
Recall those nights that clos’d thy toilsome days,
Still hear thy PARNELL in his living lays:

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