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[CANTATA DELLO STESSO.]

TRANSLATION.

1 Whilst zephyr sooths the angry waves
2 Of Ocean into rest,
3 Each vessel is in safety borne,
4 And every pilot blest.
5 But he indeed demands our praise,
6 Who stems the tempest's force,
7 And midst the ire of hostile waves,
8 Pursues his destin'd course.

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Title (in Source Edition): [CANTATA DELLO STESSO.] TRANSLATION.
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Elegies and Other Small Poems, by Matilda Betham. Ipswich: Printed by W. Burrell, and sold by Longman, Paternoster-Row, and Jermyn and Forster, Ipswich, 1797, p. 99.  (ESTC T143264)

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