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GRAY’S WORKS

VOL. IV.

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Sonnet
In vain to me

the smiling Mornings shine,
And redning Phabus lifts

Phabus lifts his golden Fire:
The Birds in vain

Iuscant
Qz chearful Fielos resume

These han alas, for other Notes repine,
My lonely Anguish melts
et different
object do these lyes require

Heart, but
And in

my

Brease the imperfect foy: expire
Yet Morning smiles the busy Race to cheer,
And new-born Pleasure brings to hapopies, Men:
The Fields to all their monted Tribute bear
So

their little Loves the Birds complain
S'fruitle] mourn to him that cannot hear,

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