And must they slip-the young, this new proud, this new brave-So you can swell up you to definitely distended chief’s unwholesome leadership?

And must they slip-the young, this new proud, this new brave-So you can swell up you to definitely distended chief’s unwholesome leadership?

XLVIII.Just how carols now the brand new lusty muleteer?No! when he rate, he chants ‘Viva el Rey!’And inspections his tune so you can execrate Godoy,The fresh new royal wittol Charles, and you will curse the fresh new dayWhen basic Spain’s queen beheld the newest black colored-eyed boy,And gore-faced Treason sprung of their adulterate happiness.

XLIX.For the yon a lot of time peak ordinary, on point crownedWith crags, whereon those individuals Moorish turrets people,Wider scattered hoof-scratches dint the injured ground;And you will, scathed by the flame, the fresh greensward’s dim vestTells your foe is Andalusia’s guest:Here are the brand new camp, brand new check out-flames, while the servers,Right here the newest courageous peasant stormed the brand new dragon’s colony;Nonetheless really does he mark they that have triumphant offer,And you will things to yonder cliffs, and that oft was obtained and you will shed.

L.And whomsoe’er across the roadway you meetBears within his cover the badge away from crimson hue,And therefore tells you just who to avoid and you will exactly who so you can greeting:Woe toward child one strolls in public viewWithout of respect that it token true:Clear is the blade, and abrupt ‘s the coronary arrest;And painfully do this new Gallic foemen rue,In the event that subdued poniards, wrapt under the cloak,You are going to dull the fresh sabre’s edge, or clear the fresh cannon’s tobacco cigarette.

LI.At each turn Morena’s dusky heightSustains aloft the latest battery’s metal stream;And, much just like the mortal vision is also compass vision,New hill-howitzer, the busted roadway,The bristling palisade, the latest fosse o’erflowed,The latest stationed groups, the newest never ever-bare view,The new journal inside rocky durance stowed,New holstered steed under the forgotten out of thatch,Golf ball-stacked pyramid, the latest ever before-glaring suits,

Her lover basins-she falls out no unwell-timed rip;The lady captain are murdered-she fills their deadly article;The woman fellows flee-she monitors its foot profession;The latest foe retires-she minds this new sallying machine:Who will appease particularly this lady a partner’s ghost?

LII.Portend the deeds to come:-however, the guy whose nodHas tumbled feebler despots using their sway,The next pauseth ere the guy increases the rod;A tiny time deigneth in order to slow down:In the near future usually their legions brush thanks to these types of the way in which;The west need to very own the Scourger of the world.Ah, Spain! how unfortunate would-be thy reckoning big date,Whenever soars Gaul’s Vulture, with his wings unfurled,And you will thou shalt consider thy sons from inside the crowds so you can Hades hurled.

LIII.Zero action ranging from distribution and an effective grave?An upswing away from rapine and the slip regarding Spain?And you can doth the power you to man adores ordainTheir doom, neither heed the fresh new suppliant’s attention?Is perhaps all one to desperate Valour acts for the vain?And The recommendations sage, and you can patriotic Desire,The newest veteran’s skills, youth’s flame, and manhood’s center regarding metal?

LIV.Could it possibly be for this new Language housemaid, sexy,Hangs on the willow her unstrung electric guitar,And, most of the unsexed, the new anlace hath espoused,Sung the noisy tune, and you will dared the fresh deed of conflict?And you may she, whom since the semblance out-of good scarAppalled, an enthusiastic owlet’s larum cold with fear,Now opinions new column-scattering bayonet jar,The latest falchion flash, and you can o’er this new but really loving deadStalks that have Minerva’s step in which Mars you’ll earthquake to tread.

Of like, love, dedication are their put,Because whilome he was will not the leagues in order to cheer,Their brief bells very jingling on the way?

LV.Ye which should wonder once you hear the lady facts,Oh! had your recognized her inside her smooth hours,Noted the girl black eye you naiset Italia to definitely mocks the lady coal-black veil,Heard the girl light, live hues when you look at the lady’s bower,Viewed her much time locks one foil the painter’s strength,The lady fairy mode, with over ladies grace,Scarce are you willing to consider that Saragoza’s towerBeheld this lady smile for the Danger’s Gorgon face,Slim the brand new closed ranks, and you will lead in Glory’s fearful pursue.

LVI.Who’ll avenge very well a great leader’s slide?Exactly what maid recover whenever mans sweaty pledge try forgotten?Exactly who hang therefore fiercely into flying Gaul,Foiled of the an excellent woman’s hand, just before an excellent battered wall structure?

LVII.But really are Spain’s maids zero battle out of Amazons,But formed for witching arts away from love:No matter if ergo within the arms they emulate the girl sons,As well as in this new horrid phalanx dare to move,‘Tis but the delicate fierceness of your own dove,Pecking the brand new hand you to hovers o’er her lover:For the softness as with tone much aboveRemoter ladies, renowned having sickening prate;This lady mind is nobler yes, the girl charms perchance once the great.