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Then shifting his side as a lawyer knows how,
He pleaded again in behalf of the Eyes, But what were his arguments few people know, For the court did not think they were equally
So his fordhip decreed with a grave solemn tones,
Decisive and clear without one if or but That whenever the Nose put his spectacles on
By day-light or candle-light-Eyes should be shut.
On the Burning of LORD MANSFIELD's Library, i together with his MSS. by the Mob, in the Monthi of June, 1780.
SO then-the Vandals of our ille, .
Sworn foes to senfe and law, Have burnt to dust a nobler pile :
Than ever Roman faw.!
And MURRAY fighs o’er Pope and Swift,
And many a treasure more,
That grac'd his letter'd store.
Tbeir pages mangled, burnt and torn,
The loss was bis alone,
The burning of bis own.
T H E
SA M E.
WHEN wit and genius meet their doom
In all devouring flame,
And bid us fear the fame.
O'er MURRAY's loss the moses wapt,
They felt the rude alarm,
III. There III.
There mem'ry like the bee that's fed'
From Flora's balmy store, The quintessence of all he read
Had treasur'd up before.
The lawless berc with fury blind
Have done him cruel wrong,
The honey on his tongue:
THE LOVE OF THE WORLD
THUS says the prophet of the Turk,
* It may be proper to inform the reader that this piece has already appeared in print, having found its way, though with some unnecessary additions by an unknown hand, into the Leeds Journal, without the author's privity.
May taste, whate'er his inclination,
You laugh—'tis well the tale apply'd
Some love a concert or a race,
THE LILY AND THE ROSE.
THE nymph must lose her female friend.
If more admir'd than themie
If flow'rs can disagree?
Within the garden's peaceful scene:
Appear'd two lovely foes, Aspiring to the rank of queen,.
The lily and the role.