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11 Can men their inward faculties controul :
12 For land, or trade, not the same notions fire
13 To likelihood your characters confine : Don't turn Sir Paul out, let Sir Paul refign.
31 Format enim natura prius nos intus ad omnem
Fortunarum habitum, &c.
Komani tollent equites peditesque cachinnum.
Mercatorne vagus, cultorne virentis ageli;
Colchus, an Affyrius; Thebis nutritus, an Argis. 13 Aut famam fequere, aut fibi convenientia finge,
Scriptor. Honoratum fi forte reponis Achillem,
In Walpole's voice (if factions ill intend)
14 Sometimes fresh names in politics produce,
Is To speak is free, no member is de barr'd;
Impiger, iracundus, inexorabilis, acer,
Perfidus Ixion, Io vaga, triftis Orestes.
Personam formare novam, servetur ad imum
Qualis ab incepto processerit, & fibi conftet.
Rectius Iliacum carmen deducis in actus,
? George Finch, afterwards earl of Winchelsea.
n Thomas Pelham Holles, duke of Newcastle,and Henry Pelham, Erg his brother.
* John Carteret, lord Carteret, afterwards earl Granville.
Safer on common topicks to discourse,
left 'em, when you found 'em out. 16 With art and modesty your part maintain 3 And talk like Col’nel Titus, not like Lane The trading knight with rants his speech begins, Sun, moon, and stars, and dragons, faints, and kings a
Putlica materies privati juris erit, fi
Unde pedem proferre pudor vetet, aut operis lex,
« Fortunam Priami cantabo & nobile bellum,"
• Sir Richard Lane, member for Worcater in the year 1727.
But Titus faid, with his uncommon sense,
if we can turn him out again
38 From folios of accounts they take their handles, And the whole balance proves a pound of candles ;
an Non fumum ex fulgore, sed ex fumo dare lucens
Parturiunt montes, nascetur ridiculus mus.
p In a debate on the exclufion bill, January 7, 1680, Colonel Titus, amongst other things, observed, " If a lion was in the lobby, and we
were to consider which way to secure ourselves from him, and con“ clude it is best to shut the door and keep him out, “No, faýs another, “ let us chain him and let him come in, but I should be loth to put the “ chain on. Should the nomination of the judges, and all other pre“ ferments, be in your hands, what a kind of government would you “ have, without feet or claws? As such a king cannot hurt you, so he
cannot protect you. It has been said by another, “ Let us establith
a good council about the king. But I never knew a king and his “ council of a different opinion. A wise king has, and also makes & “ wise council, but a wise council does not always make a wise “ king, &c.". Grey's Debaies, vol. viii, page 279.
As if Paul's cupola were brought to bed,
19 Some Rufus, fome the Conqueror bring in,
20 If when you speak, you'd hear a needle fall, And make the frequent hear-hims rend the wall, In matters suited to your taste
21 When babes can speak, babes should be taught to say King George the second's health, huzza, huzza !
19 Nec reditum Diomedis ab interitu Meleagri,
Primo ne medium, medio ne discrepet imum.
Si plauforis eges aulæa manentis, & ufque
Mobilibusque decor naturis dandus & annis.