Tlio vinos arc ripen ing" in sunny France, They blush in But grapes must fade and \vit!:or and fall, .What charm their fragrance can then rocal ?' , ■' With* kindly violence purge awny All that must-taint them and decay, And leave pure wive man's heart to bless ? What works .the wonder but—The Puf.ss. Kwn so to sever find purge'awny All that obscures the Truth's bright my, Not to hide and to hold it like that wicked Prcssr That shut up the Bride in her wedding-dress, But to uso its powers for the public woal, Like the doctor's compress that binds to heal y And to help the Times to mend, I guess, , v "Tosthc glorious mission of the Puess. Ye Editors, where'er"ye be, Welcome to your fraternity A younger brother, born to day.. To share your just and rightful sway—• To spread the Truth—to scorn the shams,To scare the fox, to spare tho lambs, We come. Out aim and object bless, And give throe cheers for this our Press;
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