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"The verfe adorn again
* Fierce War, and faithful Love,
"And Truth fevere, by fairy Fiction dreft,
"In † buskin'd measures move
"Pale Grief, and pleasing Pain,
"With Horrour, Tyrant of the throbbing breaft, "A Voice, as of the Cherub-Choir,
"Gales from blooming Eden bear;
|| And distant warblings leffen on my ear, "That loft in long futurity expire.
*Fierce wars and faithful loves fhall moralize my
Spenfer's Proëme to the Fairy Queen.
The fucceffion of Poets after Milton's time.
"Fond, impious Man, think'ft thou, yon fanguine cloud,
"Rais'd by thy breath, has quench'd the Orb of day?
"To-morrow he repairs the golden flood, "And warms the nations with redoubled ray.
Enough for me: With joy I fee
"The different doom our Fates affign.
"Be thine Despair, and scepter'd Care,
"To triumph, and to die, are mine." He spoke, and headlong from the mountain's height Deep in the roaring tide he plung'd to endless night.
[From the NORSE-TONGUE.]
ORCADES of THORMODUS TORFEUS; HAFNIE, 1697, Folio: and alfo in BARTHOLINUS.