May the ruler of heaven look down, And my Mary from evil defend; Mny she ne'er know adversity's frown, May her happiness ne'er have an end.
Deep was the cave; and downward as it went, From the wide mouth, a rocky wide descent; And here th'access a gloomy grove defends; And there th'innavigable lake extends.
And from each ill defend.
What paradox dost thou defend in this?
the weak defend, Light?give light: thy knowledge lend. Rich?remember Him who gave. Free?be brother to the slave.