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District of New-York, ss.
in the thirty-fifth year of the independence of the United States of America, Catharine Weller, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a
book, the right whereof she claims as author and proprietor, in the words and figures following, to wit:
“ The Medley. By Catharine Weller.
• Teach my best reason, reason,
WITH sweetest fragrance flow'd the liquid air,
When woo'd by sober eve I sought the shade, Where lucid moon-beams, thro' the pendant boughs, Flecker'd with gloom, in motley figures play'd;
Nights in her loveliest robes array'd,
To Fancy's perehanit still hilows
Her fairy phantom's rouse,
The grove thus peopling, pleas'd I stray'd afar,
Each care forgot (oh! luxury divine,
How sweet to harmonize with peace benign,
The reins of thought to fancy given,
Amid the starry host of heaven,