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In vain their care ; -- the soul for ever fied,
CULENA, whom young Duffus fet apart,
He thus : and rushing thro' the billowy roars ;
The boat he seiz'd, and, meal'ring back the deep, Wafted his brave companions to the ship; The haulser broke, unfurl'd the swelling fail, And caught the vigʻrous spirit of the gale : Before the fable prow the ocean parts, And groans beneath the vessel as it darts.
Now on the foc the SCOTTISH warriors gair; Swells on the approaching eye the floating DANE Fierce Ulric's skill brought up the lazy rear, Fam'd in the fields of main to urge the war.Twice seven years, in base pursuit of gain, He plow’d. the waves, the common foe of men, At last to HAROLD aiding arms he join'd; Grasping the spoil with avaricious mind. At first he Moots the leaping shaft afary: And manages with skill the distant war. The chiefs of Albion with collected mighty Bear on the foc, and close the naval fight. Deck join'd to deck, and man engag'd with man, Sword (poke with sword, and Scot transfix'd bis
DANS The sinoaking oak is cover'd o'er with gore, "dbe whole pyratc-crew are now no more.
The empty hull from wave to wave is tost,
The CALEDONIAN chiefs again pursue:
As, in pursuit of doves, on rapid wings The darting hawk thro' air his journey sings; But when the parting flock divides the sky, Hovers, in doubt this way or that to fly. So undetermin'd long young Duffus stood; At length he sigh’d, and thus begun aloud: “ While thus, O chiefs, we urge the flying DANS, Unmourn’d, unhonour'd lies the mighty Nain; 'Tis ours to grace with woe great INDULPH’s bier, And o'er his fallen virtue shed the tear.”
The warrior spoke : the CALEDONIANS ligh’d, And with returning prow the waves divide; With swelling sail bring on the fatal shore, Where, o’er the dead, the aged chiefs deplore. The warriors bear their monarch as they come, In sad procession to the silent tomb;
iwdke with lazy stops the founding main,
move a fal and lamentable train.
In grief's folemnity Culena leads
Now in the tomb the godlike INDULPH laid,