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... And lively cheer , of vigor born ; The thoughtless day , the easy night , The spirits pure , the slumbers light , That fly the approach of morn .
Light they disperse , and with them go The summer friend , the flattering foe ; By vain Prosperity received , To her they vow their truth , and are again ...
... Frisking light in frolic measures ; Now pursuing , now retreating , Now in circling troops they meet : To brisk notes in cadence beating , Glance their ...
... the sapphire blaze , o Where angels tremble while they gaze , He saw ; but , blasted with excess of light , Closed his eyes in endless night .
... Dear as the light that visits these sad eyes , 40 O Dear as the ruddy drops that warm my heart THE BARD 23.
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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