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How oft review ; each finding like a friend,
What flatt'ring scenes our wand'ring fancy wrought,
How finish’d with illustrious toil appears
Muse! at that name thy sacred sorrows shed,
* Fresnoy employed above twenty years in finishing this poem.
Yet still her charms in breathing paint engage :
Oh! lasting as those colours may they shine,
* In one of Dr. Warburton's Editions of Pope, by which copy this has been corrected, the name is changed to Worsley. If that reading be not an error of the press, I suppose the poet altered the name after he had quarrelled with lady M. W. Montague, and being offended at her wit, thus revenged himself on her beauty.