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Britain , accounts of which he wrote in a series of delightful letters . In 1771 he planned an excursion to Switzerland , but it was not to be carried out .
... The paths of pleasure trace ; Who foremost now delight to cleave , 25 With pliant arm , thy glassy wave ? The captive linnet which enthral ?
The prostrate south to the destroyer yields Her boasted titles , and her golden fields : With grim delight the brood of winter view A brighter day ...
AIR 30 " Ye brown o'er - arching groves , That contemplation loves , Where willowy Camuso lingers with delight ! Oft at the blush of dawn I trod your level ...
5 10 Still in thought as free as ever , What are England's rights , I ask , Me from my delights to sever , Me to torture , me to task ?
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Reprint of what may once have been one of the most familiar poems in English from the 18th century. At a time when few could read in England, one of its most educated sons, and the companion of Horace ... Read full review