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THE REV. WILLIAM CROWE,
PUBLIC ORATOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD.
Χαιρ' ωπεδον αγχιαλον,
I hear the white surge beat thy coast no more,
- Where'er, like the great Flood, by thy dread force
A CORRECTED AND MUCH ENLARGED EDITION, WITH NOTES.
THE Hill which gives title to the following Poem
is situated in the western part of Dorsetshire. This
choice of a subject, to which the Author was led
by his residence near the spot, may seem perhaps
to confine him to topics of mere rural and local de
scription. But he begs leave here to inform the
Reader that he has advanced beyond those narrow
limits to something more general and important.
On the other hand he trusts, that in his farthest