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Destined to shine thro' many a distant age
Wondrous was her wealth,
Yet ere long 'twas hers,
* Alluding to the battle of Waterloo. The illustrious Man who commanded there on our side, and who, in his anxiety to do justice to others, never fails to forget himself, said to me many years afterwards with some agitation, when relating an occurrence of that day, “It was a battle of giants ! a battle of giants !"
+ Parliament had only to register the edict of the People. -CHANNING.