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Prefented to the LORD KEEPER.
* King William, printed in the year 1695. The Author's age 24.
To the Right Honourable
SIR JOHN SOMERS,
Lord Keeper of the Great Seal.
F yet your thoughts are loofe from state affairs,
To you, my Lord, these daring thoughts belong
His inmoft thoughts, determining the doom
Attend to what a leffer Mufe indites,
If you, well pleas'd, shall smile upon my lays,
K I I
HEN now the bufinefs of the field is o'er,
The trumpets fleep, and cannons cease to roar, When ev'ry difmal echo is decay'd,
And all the thunder of the battle laid;
When Europe was concern'd in ev'ry blow;
But durft not in heroic strains rejoice;
The trumpets, drums, and cannons drown'd her voice: She faw the Boyn run thick with human gore,
And floating corps lie beating on the shore;