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So canting coblers, while from tubs they teach,
95 Imprison’d languishes, imprison'd dies.
Boast swarming vessels, whose plebeian state
Boast thy base * Tolsey, and thy turn-fpit dogs,
Proceed, great Bristol, in all-righteous ways,
* A place where the merchants used to meet to transact their affairs before the Exchange was erected. See Gentleman's Magazine, Vol. XIII. p. 496.
| Halliers are the persons who drive or own the Hedges, which are here uled instead of carts.