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MAJOR AŅ.D RÈ;
MR. PRATT’S SYMPATHY.
PRINTED FOR LONGMAN HURST, REES, ORME, AND
LOUD howls the storm! the vex'd Atlantic
Thy Genius, Britain, wanders on its shores!
groans of anguish, ʼmid the shrieks of war! Hears the deep curses of the Great and Brave, . Sigh in the wind, and murmur on the wave! O'er his damp brow the sable crape he binds, And throws his *victor-garland to the winds ;
* Victor-garland.-Alluding to the conquest by Lord Cornwallis.
Bids haggard Winter, in her drear sojourn,
[car, Then, in her place, bids vengeance mount the And glut with gore th’insatiate dogs of war! With one pale hand the tbloody scroll he rears, And bids his nations blot it with their tears; And one, extended o'er th’ Atlantic wave, Points to his Andrè's ignominious grave!
† Bloody Scroll.—The Court-Martial decree, signed at Tappan, for Major Andrè's execution.