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Adhuc ftetiffet, nec vibrato

Dextra Dei tonuiffet igne. Quin nunc requiris tecta virentia Nini ferocis, nunc Babel arduum, Immane opus, crescentibúsque

Vertice sideribus propinquum. Nequicquam : Amici disparibus fonis Eludit aures nescius artifex, Linguasque miratur recentes

In patriis peregrinus oris.
Vestitur hinc tot fermo coloribus,
Quot tu, Pococki, diffimilis tui
Orator effers, quot viciffim

Te memores celebrare gaudent..
Hi non tacebunt quo Syriam senex
Percurrit æstu raptus, ut arcibus
Non jam superbis, & verendis

Indoluit Solimæ ruinis,
Quis corda pulsans tunc pavor hauserat
Dolor quis arsit non fine gaudio,
Cum busta Christi provolutus

Ambiguis lacrymis rigaret!
Sacratur arbos multa Pocockio,
Locófque monftrans inquiet accola.
Hæc quercus Hoseam supinum,

Hæc Britonem recreavit ornus. Hîc audierunt gens venerabilem Ebræa Mosen, inde PocoCKIUM Non ore, non annis minorem,

Atque fuam didicere linguam,

Ac

Ac ficut albens perpetuâ nive
Simul favillas, & cineres finu
Eructat ardenti, & pruinis

Contiguas rotat Ætna flammas
Sic te trementem, te nive candidum
Mens intus urget, mens agit ignea
Sequi reluctantem doëlem

Per tonitru, aëreásque nubes Annon pavescis, dum tuba pallidum. Ciet Sionem, dum tremulum polo Caligat astrum, atque incubanti

Terra nigrans tegitur sub umbrâ ? Quod agmen ! heu quæ turma fequacibus Tremenda flammis! quis ftrepitantium Flictus rotarum est ! O POCOCKI.

Egregie,. O animofe Vatis Interpres abftrufi, O fimili ferè Correpte flammâ, te, quot imagine Crucis notantur, 'te, subacto

Chrifticolæ gravis Ottomannus
Gemens requirit, te Babylonii
Narrant poëtæ, te pharetris Arabs
Plorat revulsis, & fragofos

Jam gravior ferit horror agros.
Quà Gesta nandum cognita Cæfaris,
Quà nec Matronis fcripta, POCOCKIUS-
Ploratur ingens, & dolenda

Nestoreæ brevitas fenectæ.

O DE

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JANU

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I.
ANUS, did ever to thy wondering eyes, .

So bright a scene of triumph rise ?
Did ever Greece or Rome such laurels wear,

As crown'd the last auspicious year?
When first at Blenheim ANNE her ensigns spread,
And Malborough to the field the shouting squadrons leda.

In vain the hills and streams oppose,
In vain the hollow.ground in faithless hillocks roses :

To the rough Danube's winding fhore,
His hatter'd foes the conquering hero bore.

II.
They see with staring haggard eyes
The rapid torrent roll, the foaming billows rise;.

Amaz'd, aghast, they turn, but find,
In Malborough's arms, a surer fate behind..

Now his red sword aloft impends,
Now on their shrinking heads defcends : :
Wild and distracted with their fears,
They juftling plunge amidft the founding deeps ;
The flood away the struggling squadrons sweeps, .
And men, and arms, and horses, whirling bears..
The frighted Danube to the sea retreats,
The Danube foon the flying ocean meets,
Flying the thunder of great ANNA's fleets.
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III.

Rooke on the seas asserts her sway,
Flames o'er the trembling ocean play,

And clouds of smoke involve the day.
Affrighted Europe hears the cannons roar,
And Afric echoes from its diftant fhore.

The French, unequal in the fight,

In force superior, take their flight.
Factions in vain the hero's worth decry,
In vain the vanquish'd triumph, while they fly.

IV.
Now, Janus, with a future view,
The glories of ncr reign survey,
Which shall o'er France her arms display,
And kingdoms now her own subdue.

Lewis, for oppression born;

Lewis in his turn, shall mourn,
While his conquer'd happy swains,
Shall hug their easy with’d-for chains.

Others, enslav’d by victory,
Their subjects, as their foes, oppress;

ANNA conquers but to free,
And governs but to bless,

CON.

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