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To the Reverend Doctor S—.

An Invitation to a Morning-Walk in the Spring.

1 The piercing Cold, the stormy Winds,
2 And drooping Rains of Winter gone;
3 The genial Sun new warms the Earth,
4 And brings the fertile Season on.
5 The Morning Breezes softly blow,
6 Aurora gilds the Meadows fair;
7 Gentle and smooth the Rivers flow,
8 And balmy Sweets perfume the Air.
9 The tow'ring Lark expands her Wing,
10 The Birds in Concert all combine;
11 And, as they glide through Air, and sing,
12 They call your sweeter Voice to join.
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13 Come, bring the Muses in your Train,
14 Let grave Philosophy attend;
15 And true Religion, kind and plain:
16 They'll all accompany my Friend.
17 All Nature smiling, seems to say:
18 "Come, taste the Pleasures of the Spring;
19 " Come, come, Amyntor, come away;
20 "Remember Time is on the Wing."

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Title (in Source Edition): To the Reverend Doctor S—. An Invitation to a Morning-Walk in the Spring.
Author: Mary Chandler
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Chandler, Mary, 1687-1745. The Description Of Bath. A Poem. Humbly Inscribed To Her Royal Highness the Princess Amelia. By Mrs. Mary Chandler. The Third Edition. To which are added, Several Poems by the same Author [poems only]. London: Printed for James Leake, Bookseller in Bath, 1736, pp. 34-35. 77p. (ESTC T63103) (Page images digitized from a copy at Princeton University.)

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