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HOU who shalt stop, where Thames' translucent wave
Shines a broad mirrour through the shadowy cave, Where lingering drops from mineral roofs distill, And pointed crystals break the sparkling rill, Unpolish'd gems nó ray on pride bestow, And latent metals innocently glow: Approach. Great Nature ftudioully behold! And
eye the mine without a wish for gold. VOL. III.
Approach: But aweful! Lo th’Egerian grott,
By the late JAMES THOMSON, Efq; Author of the Seafons.
H Companion of the
Wile and good!
AIL, ever-pleasing Solitude !
Companion of the wise and good!
Oh! how I love with thee' to walk!
A thousand shapes you wear with ease,
A shepherd next you haunt the plain,
Thine is th' unbounded breath of morng
Descending angels bless thy train,
URANIA waits on you.
Æ O L U S’s H A R P. *
By the Same.
inhabitants of air !
And raise majestic strains, or melt in love.
Those tender notes, how kindly they upbraid?
With what soft woe they thrill the lover's heart? Sure from the hand of fome unhappy maid
Who dy'd of love, these sweet complainings part.
* Æolus's Harp is a musical instrument, which plays with the wind, invenied by Mr. Oswald; its properties are fully described in the Castle of Indolence.