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Oh wondrous revolution !
Our glorious, &c. &c. &c.
ODE TO FREEDOM. ROUSE, łyre, tune all thy warbling ftrings,
Whilst I the praise of Freedom fing; Ye Muses lend your aid.
In your Theffalian shades.
O man, to break thy chains.
On Gallia's verdant plains ?
Thou, Seine, didit hear the lofty strain,
Eflay'd to stop her tongue,
Delighted heard her song.
Which on thy banks was heard ; Methinks I hear that high decree Which bid all human kind be free ;
No hoftile power she fear'd: When lo! so swiftly rushing forth
To every region of the North
The winds convey the found; Fame, with a thousand babbling tongues, Did all her cheering notes prolong,
And soon dispers’d them round. They stole along the Baltic shore, The Swede, the Dane, the Pole, no more
Can bear the tyrant's chain;
Charm'd with the lofty strain.
That song so much revered ;
When Rome her altars reared. Old Father Tibur lifts his head As one just rising from the dead,
To hear the well known voice; He to the goddess calls once more, ** Hail, welcome to my flow'ry shore,
“ Let all my sons rejoice.” He hopes to hear sweet Maro's lyre, From ev'ry lofty warbling wire,
Delight fair Mantua's plains; He hopes his much loved Cicero's tongue, With all its eloquence, ere long,
Will bless his shores again,
Madrid hath heard the mighty sound,
Emerging from the Night.
Oh let them claim their rights.
Alarm the guilty throne ;
Spain thy glad sway fhall own.
By every wandering stream,
Start from the midnight dream.
Breath'd from the lyre's soft found,
Shall hear the welcome found.
The voice of Freedom flies;
With souls expanded rise ;
Rouse at the welcome sound ;
In fervile fetters bound.
O guard her sacred shrine !
Ι Ν D Ε Χ.
on, xxvii. 8
Extract from Poynet's Treatiser
for Constitutional In- Extract from Robinson's Poli-
tical Creed, xviii. 4
French, on the plan to starve
niers, a tale, vii. 1 French Principles, on, xxiv, 1
Memoirs of a, xxv. 5
the continent, xvii. 7
Hardy's Acquittal, Lines on,
Introductory Essay, i. 1
Infallibility of Pius VI, and
King verfus French, xxiv.
prohibition of reading, vii. 41 ii, 1