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fc The im go joyful back; }} 16 To i the Church, 'théir Tenants rack, • Go Snacks with * * . .? * And, keep the Peace, to pick up Fees: * In every Jobb to have a Share, “ A Jayl or • • . to repair ; ; “ And turn the ---- for publick Roads « Commodious to their own Abodes,
• Perhaps I may allow, the Dean “: Had too much Satyr in his Vein ; ;... “ And seem'd determin'd not to starve it, . “ Because no Age could more deserve it. ::: " Yet, Malice never was his Aim; " He lash'd the Vice, but spar'd the Name. “ No Individual could resent, “ Where Thousands equally were meant. “ His Satyr points at no Defect, “ But what all Mortals may correct : " For he abhorr'd that senseless Tribe, “ Who call it Humour when they jibe : “ He spar'd a Hump, or crooked Nose, “ Whose Owners set not up for Beaux. “ True genuine Dullness nov'd his Pity, “ Unless it offer'd to be witty. “ Those, who their Ignorance confess'd ; “ He ne'er offended with a Jeft ; “ But laugh'd to hear an Idiot quote, 6 A Verse from Horace, learn’d by Rote.
6. He knew an hundred pleasant Stories, 66 With all the Turns of Whigs and Tories : “ Was chearful to his dying Day, 56 And Friends would let him have his Way:
“ He gave the little Wealth he had, “ To build a House for Fools and Mad: " And shew'd by one fatyric Touch, ” No Nation wanted it so much: (1) “ That Kingdom he hath left his Debtor, - I wish it foon may have a Better.
(1) Meaning Ireland, where he now lives, and probably may dye.
For the Honour of the Kingdom of
THIS is to inform the Publick, that a Gentle 1 man of long Study, Observation and Experience, bath employed bimself for several Years in making Colle&tions of Faets, relating to the Conduct of Divines, Physicians, Lawyers, Soldiers, Merchants, Traders, and Squires, containing an Historical Account of the most remarkable Corruptions, Frauds, Oppressions, Knaveries, and Perjuries ; wherein the Names of all the Perfons concerned, shall be inserted at full Length, with fome Account of their Families and Stations.
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