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District of New-York, ss.

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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,
• My best will, teach rectitude!

In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States,
entitled, “ An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing
the Copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the Authors and Pro.
prietors of such Copies, during the times therein mentioned;" and
also to an act, entitled, “An Act suppleneniarv to an Act, entitled,
• An Act for the Encouragensert of Learning, by securing the
Copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the Authors and Proprietors
of such Copies, during the tires therein menicned,' and extending
the Benefits thereof to the Arts of Iresigning, Engraving, and Etch-
ing Historical and other Prints."

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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
Creative licence.coon through grot and glade

Her fairy phantom's rouse,
Clad as she lists, in vestments foul or fair,
And at her calf the díry forms appear.

The grove thus peopling, pleas'd I stray'd afar,

Each care forgot (oh! luxury divine,

How sweet to harmonize with peace benign,
The mental powers, and earth-born views control,

The reins of thought to fancy given,
She soar'd aloft from pole to pole,

Amid the starry host of heaven,
Who with unceasing order roll;
Or trac'd the path of Phæbus' flaming car,
Or sigh'd when thwart the dusk she met a falling star.

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