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2 ANTICIPATION OF AN ODE FOR THE NEW YEAR.
'Tis his to drive the murky power
Of Pestilence from human haunt;
And hide their foreheads gaunt:
'Mid meteors, clouds, and glare,
And dissipates to air.
The prostrate earth revives,
With new-born ardour strives.
All round and sound.
Flings taint and uproar o'er the ball,
Famine and frenzy, death and thrall,
Leads on the dread refulgent state
Where'er th' electric tempest fiames,
See, Gallia's legions melt to air :
And Earth spins on, fresh balanc'd-to a hair.
AN ECCENTRIC ODE ON THE NEW YEAR,
(From the Day.] " ARISE ye spirits of the air,
A storm of pestilence prepare;
And moan their blasted toil;
Shall rot within the soil.
shall die before the old;
And yet-or ere this spell be done,
Took wing, his bidding to perform:
The fell blasphemer hears,
The thunder of the spheres ;
Back to the regions of despair;
Europe ! by slavish fear appallid,
And, impious, boast the arm of Fate
Yes--clad in Victory's crimson' pride,
To Egypt-to the Holy Land,
In tropic fervors glow.”
Shall swear the boast is vain;
And drives him from the main;
MINISTERIAL TRIUMPH S.
AN ODE FOR THE NEW YEAR.
(From the Morning Chronicle, Jan. 4.] AL
LL met the festive board around,
Our rulers, with the dulcet sound
" No Popery."
PERCEVAL--" No Popery."
PercevaL—“ No Popery."
Perceval—“ No Popery."
"" No Popery.".
NEW YEAR'S GIFTS.
[From the British Press, Jan. 4.] THEIR literary friends have, we understand, present
ed the undermentioned noblemen and gentlemen with the following gifts :
To Mr. PERCEVAL—The Lives of the Popes—Plan of a new Cabinet--Biographical Anecdotes of PraiseGod Barebones.
To Mr. CANNING-A new edition of Boyer's French Dictionary, with Exercises for Grown GentlemenRecipe for inflating a broken Pair of Bellows The Art of Trimming, with critical Annotations upon the Play of The Double Dealer.
Mr. TAYLOR (Opera House)-An Amatory Ode to Colonel Greville, with a new edition of A House to le Sold, addressed to Mr. Harris—A Fragment, left by Madame Banti, found in a waste upon the Grampian Hills,
To ALEXANDER DAVISON---The Play of Measure for Measure, revised and corrected by a Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench-Hints for selling a Sack of Coals-with a Frontispiece, representing a publie Defaulter in the
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