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The following testimony to its great merit is not , perhaps , generally known , and
will not here be inappropriately introduced . General Wolfe received a copy on
the eve of the assault on Quebec ; he was so struck with its beauty , that he is
A youth , to fortune and to fame unknown ; Fair Science frown'd not on his humble
birth , And Melancholy mark'd him for her own . 운 XXXI . Large was his bounty ,
and his. Here rests his head upon the lap of Earth , No further seek his merits to ...
XXXII . Or draw his frailties from their dread abode : ( There they alike in trembling
hope repose , ) The bosom of his Father and his God . 7 7 TURK Liin ! > THE
NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY. No further seek his merits to disclose , ...
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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