chapter  9
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Joseph Mitchell 'The Monument', 1729

A Monument, becoming thy great Mind, Wou'd pay, at once, the Vows of All Mankind. And, while It kept alive his Worth and Fame, Who wou'd not bless the kind Preserver's Name? Honours to STEELE wou'd thy own Glory raise, And grave on every grateful Heart thy Praise: Faction and Malice Then wou'd turn thy Friends Such Rev'rence on such Godlike Deeds attends!