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Glow in thy heart, and smile upon thy face.
On his Birth-day, 1742.
ESIGN'D to live, prepard to die,
The price of prologues and of plays, Be ev'ry birth-day more a winner, Digest his thirty-thousandth dinner ; Walk to his grave without reproach , And scorp a rascal and a coach.
His saltem accumulem donis, & fungar inani
ON CHARLES EARL OF DORSET,
In the Church of Withyam in Sussex.
of Courts, the Muses'
ON SIR WILLIAM TRUMBAL ,
One of the principal Secretaries of State to
King William III. who having resigned his place, died in his retirement at Easthamsted
in Berkshire, 1716. A pleafing form ; a firm , yet cautious mind; Sincere, tho' prudent; constant, yet resign'd : Honour unchang'd, a principle profeft, Fix'd to one side, but mod'rate to the rest : An honest Courtier, yet a Patriot too ; Just to his Prince, and to his Country true : Fuld with the sense of age, the fire of youth ; A scorn of wrangling , yet a zeal for truth; A gen'rous faith, from superstition free; A love to peace, and hate of tyranny ; Such this man was; who now, from earth remov'd, At length enjoys that liberty he lov’d.
THE HON. SIMON HARCOURT,
Only Son of the Lord Chancellor HARCOURT;
at the Church of Stanton - Harcourt in Oxfordshire, 1720.
To this fad shrine , whoe'er thou art! draw near,
Hiere lies the friend most lov'd, the son moit dear: Who ne'er knew joy, but friendship might divide , Or
gave his father grief but when he dy'd. How vain is Reason, Eloquence how weak! If Pope must tell what HARCOURT cannot speake Oh let thy once-lov'd friend inscribe thy stone And, with a father's Torrows, mix his own!