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Victorious palm, triumphing laurel boughs2,
2Encircles round illustrious
3Whose valor fills with wonder future
4Whilst virtue crowns him with immortal glory.
olive tree6still grow
6To shade his throne, whence truth and peace may flow
7Down to our humble orbs; O let him live
8Still to receive from Heaven, to us to give.
9And let his lovely, loyal, royal queen
10To all succeeding ages still be seen
unparalled7pattern of true love,
12Begun on earth, ending in Heaven above.
let them in their shining spheres be fixed8
14And never with
15But by the
primum mobile10turned round:
Delia’s11let their race be found.
17And when those glitt’ring
globes12are all dissolved,
them13in endless glory be involved;
19Till when, let grace and blessing from above
20Descend on them, and all that do them love.