Inflexible in faith, invincible in arms.
And beauty immortal awakes from the tomb.
He thought as a sage, though he felt like a man.
Be ignorance thy choice, where knowledge leads to woe.
Some deemed him wondrous wise, and some believed him mad.
How sweet the words of Truth, breathed from the lips of Love.
In every age and every man there is something to praise as well as to blame.
Ah, who can tell how hard it is to climb the steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar?
From labour health, from health contentment spring; contentment opes the source of every joy.
No jealousy their dawn of love overcast, nor blasted were their wedded days with strife; each season looked delightful as it past, to the fond husband and the faithful wife.