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Finds comfort in himself and in his cause;
Man in arms should wish to be.
The above Verses were written soon after tidings had been received of the Death of Lord Nelson, which event directed the Author's thoughts to the subject. His respect for the memory of his great fellow-countryman induces him to mention this; though he is well aware that the Verses must suffer from any connection in the Reader's mind with a Name so illustrious.
THE HORN OF EGREMONT CASTLE.
When the Brothers reach'd the gateway,
Heirs from ages without record
With his lance Sir Eustace pointed,
Hear, then, and neglect me not!
“ On good service we are going
Return, and sound the Horn, that we
“ Fear not,” quickly answer'd Hubert;
• With God's favour shall be done."
So were both right well content:
Side by side they fought (the Lucies
o Sir!” the Ruffians said to Hubert,