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P H R Y N E.
Here first their entry made.
Spaniards or French came to her :
'Twas S'il vous plaist, Monsieur. Obscure by birth, renown'd by crimes, Still changing names, religion, climes,
At length she turns a Bride :
And Autters in her pride.
Still vary shapes and dyes ;
Then painted butterflies.
The Happy Life of a COUNTRY PARSON. PARS
ARSON, these things in thy possessing
Are better than the Bishop's blessing. A Wife that makes conserves; a Steed That carries double when there's need : October store, and beft Virginia,
5 Tythe-Pig, and mortuary Guinea : Gazettes fent gratis down, and frank'd, For which thy Patron's weekly thank’d; A large Concordance, bound long since; Sermons to Charles the First, when Prince: A Chronicle of ancient standing; A Chryfoftom to smooth thy band in. The Polyglott-three parts, my text, Howbeit, - likewise-now to my next. Lo here the Septuagint, and Paul,
15 To sum the whole,-the clofe of all.
He that has these, may pass his life,
A FAREWELL TO LONDON
IN THE YEAR 1715.
k and you
Ye harlots, sleep at ease!
Earl Warwick make your moan,
May knock up whores alone.
Till the third watchman toll;
Save three-pence and his soul.
On every learned sot;
Although he knows it not.
Farewel, unhappy Tonfon!
Lean Philips, and fat Johnson.
My vixen mistress squalls;
A a 2
The The love of arts lies cold and dead
In Halifax's urn;
Has yet the grace to mourn.
Betray, and are betray'd :
11 is a jade.
When I no favour feek?
I need but once a week.
Still idle, with a busy air,
Deep whimsies to contrive ; The gayest valetudinaire,
Most thinking rake alive. Solicitous for others ends,
Though fond of dear repose; Careless or drowsy with my friends, And frolick with
foes. Luxurious lobster-nights, farewell,
For sober, ftudious days !
For sallads, tarts, and pease !
Whose soul, sincere and free, Loves all mankind, but flatters none,
And so may starve with me.
great, As to be minister of state, I'm told (but 'tis not true I hope)
That Craggs will be asham'd of Pope.
To grow the worse for growing greater;
E PIG RA M.
Engraved on the Collar of a Dog, which I gave to his
Am his Highness’ dog at Kew;
E PI G R A M.
Occasioned by an Invitation to Court. IN N the lines that you sent, are the Muses and Graces; You've the Nine in your wit, and the Three in your