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COMPOSED BY THE SEA-SIDE, NEAR CALAIS, AUGUST, 1802.
FAIR Star of Evening, Splendor of the West,
Star of my country! on the horizon's brink
Bright Star! with laughter on her banners, drest
CALAIS, AUGUST, 1802.
Is it a Reed that's shaken by the wind,
Or what is it that ye go forth to see?
Post forward all, like Creatures of one kind,
In haste, nor springing with a transient shower: