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To which is added,
A New Edition, from one Corrected by the Author.
With the Addition of the Author's Life, by an
Sunt lacrymæ rerum, & mentem mortalia tangunt.
280, n. 261.
Τ Η Ε
COM P L A IN T.
NIGHT the FIRST, On Life, Death, and Immortality. To the Right Hon. ARTHUR ONSLOW,
Speaker of the House of COMMONS.
VIR’D nature's sweet restorer, balmy Sleep!
He, like the world, his ready vifit pays,
Where fortune smiles; the wretched he forfakes: Swift on his downy pinions flies from woe, And lights on lids unsully'd with a tear.
From short, (as usual) and disturb'd repose,
Night, fable goddess ! from her Ebon throne,