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BY

ANNA LÆTITIA BARBAULD.

Hæc sat erit, Divæ, vestrum cecinisse poetam,
Dum sedet, et gracili fiscellam texit hibisco.

VIRGIL.

FROM THE LONDON EDITION.

To which is added,
AN EPISTLE TO WILLIAM WILBERFORCE, Es@,

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BOSTON :

BIBI.

WELLS AND LILLY, COURT-STREET.

1820.

28o. n. 294.

CORSICA.

WRITTEN IN THE YEAR 1769.

-A manly race
of unsubmitting spirit, wise and brave;
Who still thro' bleeding ages struggled hard
To hold a generous undiminis'd state;
Too much in vain !

Thompson.

Hail generous CorsICA ! unconquer'd isle !
The fort of freedom; that amidst the waves
Stands like a rock of adamant, and dares
The wildest fury of the beating storm.

And are there yet, in this late sickly age, Urikindly to the tow'ring growths of virtue, Such bold exalted spirits ? Men whose deeds, To the bright annals of old GREECE oppos’d,

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