Pursued tlie game with joyful eyes, Which chose, like meteors, their way, And rived the dark with private ray: They overleapt the horizons edge, Searched with Apollo sprivilege ;T hrough man, and woman, and sea, and star, Saw the dance of nature forward far ;T hrough worlds, and races, and terms, and times, Saw musical order, and pairing rhymes. Olympian hards who sung Divine ideas helow, Which always find us young. And always keep us so. Those who are esteemed umpires of taste, are often persons wlio have acquired some knowledge of admired pictures or sculptures, and liave an inclination for whatever is elegant; but if yon inquire whether they are beautiful souls, and whether their own acts are like fair pictures, you learn that they are selfish and sensual. Their cultivation is local, as if you should rub a log of dry wood in one spot to produce lire, all the rest remaining cold.
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