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B.Trade it may help, Society extend.:
Nor was he more singular
Without Trust of Public Money,
A MINISTERIAL Estate.
Retain his Primeval MEANNESS
Oh Indignant Reader !
To give to After-ages
in the sight of GOD,
MORTALS. This Gentleman was worth one hundred thousand in Mofeven thousand pounds a year ney, P. estate in Land, and about
B. It raises Armies in a Nation's aid.
In vain may Heroes fight, and Patriots rave;
Mr Waters, the third opinion of our poet, very of these worthies, was a equivocal; as the name was man no way resembling the undistinguishingly bestowed former in his military, but on every one in opposition extremely fo in his civil ca to the court ; of whose vir. pacity ; his great fortune tues he gives a hint in ý 139. having been rais'd by the of this Epistle. Agreeably like diligent attendance on to these sentiments, his prethe necessities of others. But dicate of them here is as this gentleman's history must equivocal, be deferred till his death, In vain-may Patriots rave; when his worth may be known more certainly. P. which they may do either
VER. 20.-Chartres and in earnest or in jeft ; and is the Devil) Alluding to a conduct, in the opinion of the vulgar opinion, that all Sempronius in the Play, best mines of metal and subter- fitted to hide their game. raneous treasures are in the
beneath the guard of the Devil : which Patriot's cloak,] This is a seems to have taken its rise true flory, which happened from the pagan fable of in the reign of William III. Plutus the God of Riches. to an unsuspected old Pa..
VER. 33. --and Patriots triot, who coming out at rave; ] The character of the back-door from having modern Patriots was, in the been closered by the King,
And gingling down the back-stairs, told the crew,
where he had received a sent to Poland, and back a.
VER. 44. Or ship of Se-
Oh! that such bulky Bribes as all might see, Still, as of old, incumber'd Villainy!
50 Could France or Rome divert our brave designs, With all their brandies or with all their wines?, What could they more than Knights and Squires
confound, Or water all the Quorum ten miles round? A Statesman's slumbers how this speech would spoll! “Sir, Spain has sent a thousand jars of oil ; 56 “ Huge bales of British cloth blockade the door; “ A hundred oxen at your levee roar.”
Poor Avarice one torment more would find; Nor could Profusion squander all in kind. 60 Aftride his cheese Sir Morgan might we meet; And Worldly crying coals from street to street, Whom with a wig so wild, and mien fo maz'd, Pity mistakes for some poor tradesman craz'd,
After x 50, in the MS.
To break a truft were Peter brib'd with wine,
Ver. 63. Some Misers of the coal-mines, had enof great wealth, proprietorstered at this time into an
Had Colepepper's whole wealth been hops and hogs,
VER. 77. Since then, &c.] In the former Edd.
Well then, since with the world we stand or fall,
affociation to keep op coals rest, defeated the design,