Billeted in Elysium

Not to Aonian spring, Parnassian mount,
Famed Helicon, nor Aganippe’s fount,
For fancied fire, I aim the wonted flight,
Nor yet explore Olympus’ craggy height;
Where fabled gods in famed assembly meet,
Self poised the globe, an atom at their feet-
But to th’ empyreal Throne, for solid rhyme,
Address the Universal Cause sublime.
– John Maylem

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