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xxviii

A

DISCOURSE

ON

PASTORAL POETRY.


My next deſire is, void of care and ſtrife,
To lead a ſoft, ſecure, inglorious life;
A country-cottage near a cryſtal flood;
A winding valley, and a lofty wood.

Dryden.