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Awake, 1

arise, 1

or be for ever

fallen. 1

THE MISER AND PLUTUS,

The wind was high-|

the window shakes ; |

with sudden start the

miser wakes ! |

Along the silent room

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Looks back, f

he stalks ; |

and trembles as

he walks ! |

Each lock, , and every

bolt he tries,

In every creek, and corner, pries ;:

Then opes his chest, i with treasure stor'd, 1

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And stands in rapture

o'er his hoard :

s his hands ; his breast

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Can recompense the

pangs of vice ? 1

O bane of good.!! seducing cheat !

Can man, / weak man, i

thy power defeat ? |

Gold banished honor

from the mind,

And only left the namre behind ; 1

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