Egyptian Curiosities: - Pompey's Pillar - Buildings, and Library, of Alexandria - Temple of Tentyra - Palace of Memnon - Temple of Osiris,

If glorious structures and immortal deeds

Enlarge the thought, and set our souls on fire;

My tongue has been too cold in Egypt's praise.

The queen of nations, and the boast of times,

Mother of science, and the house of gods!

Scarce can I open wide my labouring mind,

To comprehend the vast idea, big

With arts and arms, so boundless is its fame. Young,