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Left Heav'n disclose some yet more Fatal Scene,
Fatal beyond Ramillia or Turin;
Left from thy Hand thou see thy Scepter torn,
And humbled in the Duft thy Losses mourn;
Let urg'd at length thy own repining Slave,
Tho' fond of Burthens, and in Bondage brave,
Pursue thy Hoary Head with Curses to the Grave,

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FOR THE

NEW

YE A R

MDCCXVI.

By N. ROW E, Esq;

Servant to His MAJESTY.

Cuftode rerum Cæfare, non furor
Civilis, aut vis eximet otium :
Non ira que procudit enfes,
Et miseras inimicat urbes.

Hor. Lib. 4. Ode 18.

LONDON: Printed for JACOB TONSON, at Shakespear'sHead over-against Katharine-Street in

the Strand. MDCCXIX.

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O D E

FOR THE

NEW YEAR

MDCCXVI.

1. HAIL to

AIL to thee, Glorious rising Year,
With what uncommon Grace thy Days appear!"

Comely art thou in thy Prime,
Lovely Child of hoary Time;
Where thy golden Footsteps tread,
Pleasures all around thee spread;

Bliss and Beauty grace thy Train;"
Muse, strike the Lyre to fome immortal Straiña-

But oh! what Skill, what Master Hand,
Shall

govern or constrain the wanton Band! Loose like my Verse they Dance, and all without Command,

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