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Dr. S----, D.S.P.D.

OCCASIONED
By reading a Maxim in Rochefoulcault.

Dans l'adversité de nos meilleurs amis nous trouvons

quelque chose, qui ne nous deplait pas.
In the Adversity of our best Friends, we find

something that doth not displease us.

Written by Himself, November 1731.

LONDON Printed :
DUBLIN: Re-printed by George FAYL&NER,

M,DES,XXXIX.

ENGLISH OXFORD LIBRARY

The PUBLISHER'S

Advertifement.

The following Poem was printed and

published in London, with great Success. We are informed by the supposed Author's Friends, that many Lines and Notes are omitted in the English Edition ; therefore we hope, that such Perfons who have seen the Original Manuscript, will help us to pros? cure those Omiffions, and correct any Things that may be amiss, and the Favour shall be gratefully acknowledged.

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Verses on the Death

of the Rev. Doctor S----, &C.

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Rochefoucault his Maxims drew
F rom Nature, I believe 'em true:

They argue no corrupted Mind
In him'; the Fault is in Mankind."

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This Maxim more than all the rest : Is thought too base for human Breast;

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