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PHRYNE had talents for mankind,

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Like some free


of trade :
Merchants unloaded here their freight,
And Agents from each foreign state,

Here first their entry made. .
Her learning and good breeding such,
Whether th' Italian or the Dutch,

Spaniards or French came to her :
To all obliging she'd appear :
'Twas Si Signior, 'twas Yaw Mynheer,

'Twas S'il vous plaist, Monsieur.
Obscure by birth, renown’d by crimes,
Still changing names, religions, climes,

At length she turns a Bride :
In di'monds, pearls, and rich brocades,
She shines the first of batter'd jades,

And Autters in her pride.
So have I known those Infeets fair
(Which curious Germans hold so rare)

Still vary shapes and dyes ;
Still gain new titles with new forms;
First grubs obscene, then wriggling worms,

Then painted butterflies.




DR. SWIFT. The Happy Life of a Country Parson. P Arfon, these things in thy

poffefling Are better than the Bishop's bleffing. A Wife that makes conserves; a Steed That carries double when there's need; October store, and best Virginia,

5 Tythe-Pig, and mortuary Guinea; Gazettes sent 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;

IO 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,

IS To fum the whole, the close all.

He that has these, may pass his life,
Drink with the 'Squire, and kiss his wife;
On Sundays preach, and eat his fill;
And fast on Fridays -- if he will; ;

Toast Church and Queen, explain the News,
Talk with Church-Wardens about Pews,
Pray heartily for some new Gift,
And shake his head at Doctor S-t,

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a Comma. 164. 1. 4. for refusa read refusa. 186. 1. i. por Dejccit read Dejicit.


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