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When e'er he drives our Sheep to Edinburgh Port, He buys some Books of History, Sangs, or Sport: Nor does he want them a Rowth at Will, And carries ay a Poutchfu' to the Hill.
The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r,/And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave,/Awaits alike th' inevitable hour./The paths of glory lead but to the grave.
(26) More directly relevant to the subject matter of The Peaceable King was their masque The World Tossed at Tennis, apparently performed at a public theatre in 1620; for all its praise of 'a land of a most glorious peace' (880), the masque's court performance may have been abandoned because it required James to 'play along' with and thus publicly support a conclusion that proposes the 'absolute and complete man' to be both scholar and soldier and promotes Prince Charles as the exemplar of this model (865-71), ending with an unemployed soldier joyously leaving for 'the most glorious wars / That e'er famed Christian kingdom' (878-9).
Two quintessential Handel arias for developing young lyric tenor voices are: "Love sounds th'alarm" (Acis) ([C.sub.3]-[A.sub.4] as written, historically performed at A415; approximately [B.sub.2]-[G.sub.4.sup.#] at A41540) from Acis and Galatea, and "Where e'er you walk" (Jupiter) ([F.sub.3]-[G.sub.4]) from Semele.
No Sestini e'er shall charm no more; No decapo can be sung, Once the curtain down is rung; Lovely, charming, tuneful, clever, At a beck must go for ever.
For where-e'er the sun does shine, And where e'er the rain does fall: Babe can never hunger there, Nor poverty the mind appall.
He says, "The dismall'st day is this that e'er I saw: / To be dishonoured by my sons in Rome!
As the hymnist so aptly wrote, "did e'er such love and sorrow meet..." ("When I Survey the Wondrous Cross," hymn 386, Common Praise).
Both conversion and faithful living require the cultivation of a proper interiority and an acceptance of the "indwelling of the spirit," as minister and elegiac subject of Wheatley, George Whitefield, explains: "the Lord Jesus has shed his precious Blood, to declare with all boldness, that the holy Spirit is the common Privilege & and Portion of all Believers in all Ages; and that we also as well as the first Christians, must receive the Holy Ghost e'er we can be truly called the Children of God" (5).
"Where e'er ye go, let yer wind gang free", wrote an uninhibited Rabbie.
THE BROWN JUG Dear Tom, this brown jug that now foams with mild ale, (In which I will drink to sweet Nan of the Vale) Was once Toby Fillpot, a thirsty old soul, As e'er drank a bottle, or fathomed a bowl; In boosing about 'twas his praise to excel, And among jolly topers he bore off the bell.