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HRYNE had talents for mankind,
Open fhe was, and unconfin'd,
Like fome free port of trade :
Merchants unloaded here their freight,
And Agents from each foreign state,
Here firft their entry made.

Her learning and good breeding fuch,
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 plaift, Monfieur.

Obfcure by birth, renown'd by crimes,
Still changing names, religions, climes,
At length fhe turns a Bride:
In di'monds, pearls, and rich brocades,
She shines the first of batter'd jades,
And flutters in her pride.

So have I known those Infects fair
(Which curious Germans hold fo rare)

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Still vary shapes and dyes; Still gain new Titles with new forms; First grubs obfcene, then wriggling worms, Then painted butterflies.

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The Happy Life of a COUNTRŸ



ARSON, thefe things in thy poffeffing
Are better than the Bishop's bleffing.
A Wife that makes conserves; a Steed
That carries double when there's need:
October ftore, and beft Virginia,
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 fince:
Sermons to Charles the First, when Prince;
A Chronicle of ancient ftanding;
A Chryfoftom to fmooth thy band in.
The Polyglott-three parts,- my text,
Howbeit,-likewife-now to my next.
Lo here the Septuagint,― and Paul,
To fum the whole, the close of all.


He that has thefe, may pass his life, Drink with the 'Squire, and kiss his wife;




On Sundays preach, and eat his fill;
And faft 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.

The End of the SECOND VOLUME.


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