Henry Carey

A Lilliputian Ode on their Majesties Accession Smile, smile, Blest Isle! Grief past, (At last) Halcyon Comes on. New King, Bells ring; New Queen, Blest Scene! Britain Again Revives, And thrives. Fear flies, Stocks rise; Wealth flows, Art grows. Strange Pack, Sent back; Own Folks Crack Jokes. Those out May pout; Those in Will grin. … Continue reading “Henry Carey”

A Lilliputian Ode on their Majesties Accession

Smile, smile,
Blest Isle!
Grief past,
(At last)
Halcyon
Comes on.
New King,
Bells ring;
New Queen,
Blest Scene!
Britain
Again
Revives,
And thrives.
Fear flies,
Stocks rise;
Wealth flows,
Art grows.
Strange Pack,
Sent back;
Own Folks
Crack Jokes.
Those out
May pout;
Those in
Will grin.

Great small,
Pleas’d all.

God send
No End,
To Line
Divine,
Of George and Caroline!

on the coronation of George II in 1727

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