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Ye Highlands and ye Lawlands.
Oh! where hae ye been?
One seems to believe almost all that they believe; and when they stop short and call it a Religion, and you pass on, and call it o ...
a meek humble Man of modest sense,
Who preaching peace does practice continence;
A Spirit free, to choose for my own share,
What sort of Flesh and Blood I pleas'd to wear,
Mountains of Whimseys, heaped in his own Brain,
Stumbling from thought to thought, falls headlong down
On thy wither'd lips and dry,
Which like barren furrows lie,
The talk not of Inconstancy,
False Hearts, and broken Vows;
So, when my days of impotence approach,
And I'm by pox and wine's unlucky chance
See the kind seed-receiving earth
To every grain affords a birth:
Great Negative, how vainly would the Wise
Enquire, define, distinguish, teach, devise,
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