This section is from the book "A Library Of Wonders And Curiosities Found In Nature And Art, Science And Literature", by I. Platt. Also available from Amazon: A library of wonders and curiosities.
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,