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THE

LIFE

OF

SIR WALTER RALEGH, KNT.

BY ARTHUR CAYLEY, Jun. Esq.

But who can speak
The num'rous worthies of the maiden reign?
In RALEGH mark their ev'ry glory mix'd;
RALEGH! the scourge of Spain! whose breast with all
The sage, the patriot, and the hero, burn'd:
Nor sunk his vigour when a coward reign
'The warrior fetter'd, and at last resignd,
To glut the vengeance of a vanquish'd foe.
Then, active still and unrestrain'd, his mind
Explor'd the vast extent of ages past,
And with his prison-hours enrich'd the world;
Yet found no times in all the long research,
So glorious or so base as those he prov'd,
in which he conquered, and in which he bled.

THOMSON.

IN TWO VOLUMES.VOL. II.

SECOND EDITION,

LONDON :

PUBLISHED BY CADELL AND DAVIES, IN THE STRAND,

1806.

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