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O double facrilege on things divine,
To rob the relick, and deface the shrine!
Heaven, by the fame disease, did both tranflate;
Mean-time her warlike brother on the feas
The winds too foon will waft thee here!
Alas, thou know'ft not, thou art wreck'd at home!
When in mid-air the golden trump fhall found,
The judging God fhall close the book of fate;
For those who wake, and those who fleep:
From the four corners of the sky;
When finews o'er the skeletons are spread,
7 But thus Orinda died. The matchlefs Orinda, Mrs. Katherine Philips, was author of a book of poems published in folio, and wrote feveral other things. She died alfo of the fmall-pox in 1664, being only thirty-two years of age.
The facred poets first shall hear the found,
Upon the DEATH of the
EARL of DUNDE E'.
H laft and beft of Scots! who didft maintain
1 The earl of Dundee was a man of great valour and many virBeing firmly attached, though a proteftant, to the interest of his royal mafter James II. who had abdicated, and was now in Ireland, he affembled a large body of Highlanders, with whom he engaged the army of king William, commanded by general Mackay, at Gillicranky near Dunkeld, and intirely routed them. This victory might have been of very fatal confequences to the affair of the prince of Orange at that time, if the gallant earl had not been killed by a random fhot; in confequence of which his friends and adherents loft all the r firmness, and retiring before Mackay, who had rallied, could never again be formed into any formidable body. This action happened in 1689.