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The British Parnassus, or a Compleat Common-Place-Book of English Poetry, Vol. 2 of 2: Containing the Most Genuine, Instructive, Diverting and Sublime

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Excerpt from The British Parnassus, or a Compleat Common-Place-Book of English Poetry, Vol. 2 of 2: Containing the Most Genuine, Instructive, Diverting and Sublime Thoughts; Viz. Allegories, Comparisons, Similitudes, Aphorisms Moral and Political, Characters and Descriptions of Persons, Passions, Places and Things

The learned Sifters all transform'd {hou'd be. No longer Nine, but one Melpomene 3 Each lhou'd into a Niobe relent, At once the Moumer, and thy Monument: Each lhould become Like the fam'd Memnon's f ing Tomb, To {in thy well-tun'd taife 3 Nor {houl we fear their being dumb, Thou {lill would'& make them vocal with thy La 0 that I cou'd dillil m vital nice in Tears! Or walle my Soul'in fo ing Airs! Werel all Eyes To ¿ow in liquid Elegies'! V That ev'ry Limb might grieve, And d ing Sorrows {till retrieve! My Life u'd be but one long mourning Day, And, like moill: Vapours, melt in Tears away. But_he ¿eeps happy, I mull wake for ever. 1-i This Obieél, this, This Face of fatal Beauty Will firetch m Lids withevai't eternal Tears: Here lies my And all my Viétories for ever folded up: My Banners all in this dear Body loft; My Standard's Triumph's gone! 0 when [hall I be mad Give Orders to The Army, that they break their Shields, Pound their bright Armour into dull: 1 Away Is there nor Caufe to ut the World in Mourning? Tear all your Robes e dies that is not naked Down to the Waifl, all like the Sons of Sorrow Burn all the Spires that feem to kifs the Sky: Beat down the Battlements of ev'iy City: And, for the Monument ofthis lov'd Creature, Root u thofe Bowers, and pave them all with Gold; Draw ry the Ga es; make the Indies Poor: To build her Tom no Shrines nor Altars fpare, But [trip the {hinin. Gods to make it rare. Lee Alex. Ra'prureso Grief be your Delight: Thro' ev'ry Street lamentin go, 5 of unruly Anguilla ow, Tempel'ts raifc of wild defpairing Woe. Brae, f Things is charrg'd, and Athens now, folate, becomes the Scene of Woe.

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