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EPILOGUE

TO THE

SA TIRES,

In Two DIALOGUE S.

Written in MDCCXXXVIII.

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O Sacred Weapon left for Truiho Defence)
To aút but straven directed Hands denied
The Musr mai, mive thee but the Gods must quit.

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EPILOGUE

TO THE

S A TIRE S.

Written in MDCCXXXVIII.

DIALOGUE I.

N

FR.

OT twice a twelve-month you appear

in Print,
And when it comes, the Court fee nothing in't.
You grow correct, that once with Rapture writ,
And are, besides, too moral for a Wit.

VARIATION S.
After ver, 2. in the MS.

You don't, I hope, pretend to quit the trade,
Because you think your reputation made :
Like good ** of whom so much was said,
That when his name was up, he lay a-bed.
Come, come, refresh us with a livelier song,

Or like ** you'll lie a-bed too long. VIR, 1. Not twice a twelve-montb etc.] These two lines are from Horace; and the only lines that are so in the whole Poem; being meant to give a handle to that which follows in the character of an impertinent Censurer,

'Tis all from Horace; etc. P.

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