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Nullius addictus jurare in verba magiftri,
Sold by W. GORDON, C. WRIGHT,
J. YAIR, and the other Bookfellers.
79. That friend Fabullus has fo oft beliey'd,
And that Fabullus is so oft deceiv'd,
An bonest man you'll find a novice still. 80. Now white with snow Sorafte tow'rs, And now the fleecy load o'erpow'rs
The lab'ring woods. 81. Learn justice fo divinely taught. 82. All rarities he bought, and all must fell. 83. If useless what you do, the glory's shame.
But with the Lote-eaters would needs remain,
Nor of return a thought would entertain. P:39. 84. Because thou'lt rock'd my cradle, check'd my youth,
And been my close companion since forsooth;
Who cannot play, from rural toils abstains,
86. By fingers or by çar we numbers scan.
87. The envious, angry, idle, which you take,
The drunken debauchee, or am'rous rake,
To quit the humble ground is now the aim,
And soar aloft upon the wings of Fame. 88. When he assumes the honeft cenfor's name,
He dares less splendid passages to blame;
39. How sweet it is in season thus to fool! :
90. What toil in things minute!
Which wiser age regards the last resort.
92. But now the cornet's, threats confound,
And now the clarion's Thriller sound.
93. Let's try how great indulgence, we may yield
To those whofe alhes, strew the learned field.
94. Victorious over numbers' pow’rs.
The love and bore of truth prevail di
Far from the fear of gods, nor alk'd their aid;
96. What if a Plato's myse resounds the truth,
Not age forgets the lessons learn'd in youth. 97. The times of levity and vice
First lower'd sacred wedlock’s price;
Have overwhelm’d the high and low.
Nor grov’ling Gabba from his haughty lord. . 99. United genius makes mankind agree;
And like pursuits connect long friends, we see:
The failor him that guides the ship from far. 100. The waggish Flaccus on cach vice is smart,
And once admitted wantons round the heart.
101. In vain an Hybla store thou hop'st to see,
When with such thyme thou feed'At th’Athenian bec, 102. With constant motion thus the moments glide
In running life, as in the rolling tide :
103. They know each house's secrets, and are fear'd.
104. There's nought but of himself he can believe.