Test Coursepack winona TestCoursepack3 Selected Text from "AN ANSWER to the Rebus, by the Author of these POEMS"
THE poet asks, and Phillis can't refuse To shew th'obedience of the Infant muse. She knows the Quail of most inviting taste Fed Israel's army in the dreary waste; And what's on Britain's royal standard borne, But the tall, graceful, rampant Unicorn? The Emerald with a vivid verdure glows Among the gems which regal crowns compose; Boston's a town, polite and debonair, To which the beaux and beauteous nymphs repair, Each Helen strikes the mind with sweet surprise, While living lightning flashes from her eyes,