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He quits the woods, and tries the beaten ways;
[T'aking a.jump through the stage-door.
IMITATION OF DEAN SWIFT.
LOGICIANS have but ill defin'd
And that brute beasts are far before 'em,
pay. Of beasts, it is confess'd, the
ape Comes nearest us in human shape, Like man he imitates each fashion, And malice is his ruling passion : But both in malice and grimaces, A courtier any ape surpasses.
Behold him humbly eringing wait
STAN ZA S
TAKING OF QUEBEC.
AMIDST the clamour of exulting joys,
Which triumph forces from the patriot heart, Grief dares to mingle her soul-piercing voice,
And quells the raptures which from pleasure start.
O Wolfe, to thee a streaming flood of woe,
Sighing we pay, and think e'en conquest dear; Quebec in vain shall teach our breast to glow,
Whilst thy sad fate extorts the heart-wrung tear.
Alive the foe thy dreadful vigour fled,
And saw thee fall with joy-pronouncing eyes : Yet they shall know thou conquerest, though dead!
Since from thy tomb a thousand heroes rise.