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BEING

A COLLECTION

OF SUCH

ENGLISH POEMS

AS HAVE

AT VARIOUS TIMES OBTAINED PRIZES

IN THE

UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD.

SIXTH EDITION.

OXFORD,

PRINTED FOR J. PARKER:

LSO BY F. C. AND J. RIVINGTON; AND LONGMAN,
HURST, REES, ORME, AND BROWN, LONDON

1819.

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'Erisaode gåę dire rire mandós isiw, års iogus n iy raq toλίμα σας νίκας ποιύσα· αλλ' οπότεροι άν συν τοις Θεούς ταϊς ψυχαίς ερρωμενέσεροι ίωσιν επί της πολιμίες. .

XENOPH. Cyri Exped. lib. iii.

FAREWELL ye Naiads who your tresses lave
Where Isis rolls her unpolluted wave:
Far off to regions unexplor'd I fly,
To
savage

nations and a frozen sky;
Where the Laurentian stream his copious stores
In whitening torrents to th’ Atlantic pours ;
Where never echo his steep banks along
Heard the sweet'accents of a Muse's song ;

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