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J FERCH.

MOORLAND MARY,

THE COW.

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THE COW. J envy not the gererous steed Of merited applause his meed, Whatever Bard bestow it: And trust that candour will allow Not less deserving is the Cow. Of praises from the Poet. Tis true she wears a pair of horns, It badge that ranch her brow adMns, And for defence intended- And none, but those who act amiss, Will, at an ornament like this, Feel pointedly offended. The follies of the giddy calf, That always raise goodnature's laugh, May umbrage give som? others, Where sravrty, or spleen or pride, Can nought that's jownlar abide Among their youthful brothers. u When Spring unJocks the genial year, And blood runs brisk, and rivers clear, The Cow on slight pretences, Perhaps altar'd by greener food, Or haply, in a wanton monel. May break her neighbour's fences. Tngraitude itself must own, This noble Animal that, none, In usefulness, surpassesâ The stream that from her udder flows, ,on., upon our lads bestows, V ° And beauty on our Lasses. What where Jons BULL, deprived of beef? Why, heariiess as a Highland Chief With a mess of porridgeâ Tis beef that nerves his arm for war, Tis beef inspires the British Tar, With more thau mortal courage. When frowning Winter flings his sleet, In arrow tempests, at our feet, Against, the hostile weather, (Whether we chance to walk, or ride) The Cow supplies us from her hide With trusty shields of leather. ⢠The fragrance of her balmv breath Dispels 'he noxions airs of Death Diseases couch surrouriditig, When Physic's skill his friend in vain Consumption's progress to restrain, Sa(i Fritudship's hopes. conf(,Iuticling Fv'n now the peat, yelpt, Small-pox, From Vaccine Firtue gets such knocks, Well seconded by TIINNER- That CDII" tI we trust she 11 quit our sliore, Hor e'er deform the visage more Of any hapless siuner. MrUBCEUS. < It hoth been asserted, that individuals la- bouring uiider consumption, have been restored to lifcafth, r>y continuing, lor a considerable time, tG inhaif 'he air of aplace where Cows were-cou-

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