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E PILOGUE

TO THE

SAT I T E S.

In Two DIALOGUES.

Written in MDCCXXXVIII.

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CGrignion Sculp. o facred Weapon, left for Truths Defence, To all but Heaven-directed Hands denied, TheMwe may give thee, but the Gods must guide:

I Ep: 2 to 4 Saturs

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FR. TOT twice a twelve-month you appear

in Print, And when it comes, the Court see nothing in't.

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Because you

VARIATIONS.
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You don't, I hope, pretend to quit the trade,

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.

NOTES. VER. 1. Not twice a twelve-month 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. Ver. 2. the Court fee nothing in't.] He chose this expression for the sake of its elegant and satiric ambiguity. His writings abound in them.

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