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Such was my life's deceitful morning,
Such the plcafures I enjoy 'd;
But lang or noon, loud tempefts ftorming
A my flowery blifs deftroy'd.
Tho' fickle Fortune has dereivel me,
She promis'd fair, and perform'd but ill;
Of mony a joy and hope bereave! me,
I bear a heart (hall fupport me ftill.

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