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The Proud he tam'd, the Penitent he chear'd:
The Prelate, for his Holy Life, he priz'd ;
Not, but he knew the Signs of Earthly Pow'r Might well become Saint Peter's Successor: The Holy Father holds a double Reign, (plain. The Prince may keep his Pomp; the Fisher must be
Such was the Saint; who shone with everyGrace, Reflecting, Mofes-like, his Maker's Face. I God saw his Image lively was express’d; And his own Work, as in Creation, bless’d.
The Tempter saw him too, with envious Eye; And, as on Job, demanded leave to try. ll He took the time when Richard was depos’d: ! And High and Low with happy Harry clos’d. izó ThisPrince, tho’greatinArms, thePriest withstood:
Near tho' he was, yet not the next of Blood. v Had Richardunconstrain’d, resign'd the Throne;
A King can give no more than is his own:
Conquest, an odious Name, was laid aside,
And lasts no longer than the present Sway;
The People's Right remains ; let those who dare Dispute their Pow'r, when they the Judges are.
He join’d not in their Choice; because he knew Worse might, and often did, from Change ensue. Much to himself he thought; but little spoke: And, Undepriv’d, his Benefice forsook.
Now, through the Land, his Cure of Souls he And like a Primitive Apostle preach’d. [stretch'd: Still Chearful; ever Constant to his Call; By many follow'd; Lov'd by most, Admir'd by all
. With what he beg'd, his Brethren he reliev'd; And gave the Charities himself receiv'd. Gave, while he Taught; and Edify'd the more; Because he shew'd, by Proof, 'twas easie to bePoor.
He went not, with the Crowds to see a Shrine; But fed us by the way, with Food divine.
In deference to his Virtues, I forbear To thew you, what the rest in Orders were: This Brillant is fo Spotless, and so Bright, He needs no Foyl: But shines by his own proper
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Elow this Marble Monument, is laid All that Heav'n wants of this Celestial Maid.
Such were the Features of her Heav'nly Face,
So faultless was the Frame, as if the Whole