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" Thou, as a gallant bark from Albion's coast
(The storms all weather'd and the ocean cross'd)
Shoots into port at some well-haven'd isle,
Where spices breathe, and brighter seasons smile ;
Where sits quiescent on the floods that show
Her beauteous form reflected clear below,
While airs impregnated with incense play
Around her, fanning light her streamers gay;
So thou, with sails how swift! hast reach'd the shore,
Where tempests never beat nor billows roar.

THIS IS

6 THE PILOT

that weather’d the Storm,' And devised the means of subduing

THE THIEVES, Who would plunder the TREASURES That lay in the HOUSE that Jack built.

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“ Such men are rais'd to
When Providence means mercy to a land.
He speaks, and they appear; to Him they owe
Skill to direct, and strength to strike the blow;
To manage with address, to seize with pow'r
The crisis of a dark decisive hour."

THESE ARE

THE PATRIOTS

of high renownThe Heroes of Britain - the Gems of her Crown; Who, despising all Danger, and scorning all Fear, When all was at stake, that their Country held dear, 'Midst Jacobin Rebels, and Friends of Reform, Supported “ THE PILOT

that weather'd the Storm," Who devised the means, of subduing

THE THIEVES,
Who would plunder the TREASURES
That lay in the HOUSE that Jack built.

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“ Go to, they are not men o’their words.”

Having wielded the elements, and built
A thousand systems—each in his own way,
They should go out in fume, and be forgot."
“Like quicksilver, the rhet'ric they display
Shines as it runs, but grasp'd, it slips away.”
“ Patriots are grown too shrew'd to be sincere,
And we too wise to trust them –

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THESE ARE

THE HYPOCRITES,

shaven and shorn The broad-bottom'd Whigs, now all forlorn ;

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