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Document 1851988
INGRATITUDE.
POEM.
INSCRIBED TO THE
MOST GRATEFUL OF MANKIND.
Criminibus debent hortoSy pnetoria^ menfas.
Si natura negate factt indignatio verfum
^^alemcufique potejl
:
quaks
ego,
vel Cluvienus.
Juv.
The THIPvD EDITION.
Revised and Corrected, with
Ecce iterum
C
further
x,
Magni Delator
Printed for J.
ADDITIONS,
Am'ic'i.
LONDON:M
WILLIAMS,
(Price
in Fleet-Street,
One
Shilling.)
Juv.
DCC
LXIV.
(\C^^^'
^^^'^'
-^^^
AdveHtfement
nr^ H E Author
to
the Reader,
humbly hopes, he
with the moft candid ftand
Apology,
if all
his
true.— Whether he
Fa&s
(hall
cide.
it,
not
need of any
be found to be
isjuftify'd in the choice of his
object, or the poetical colorings
expofe
in
(hall
made
ufe of to
the impartial Public alone muft de-
N5
INGRATITUDE.
OEM.
^
•^ JVC E
on a time^ fo ftories fhou'd begin,
The world was
Once on a time^
And
-4
V-
honeft, and
it
in ancient time I
knew no
fin
;
mean,
long before DiiTimulation's reign
Before
Astr^a
When
Truth and Friendfhip cou'd walk hand
left
the faithlefs land
B
;
in Jiand,
And
-V
.
N G
1
^
And
An
did in
happy
ail
A
II
V
T U D
I
appearances agree.
pair,
in real
amity
;
Before Simplicity was tiirn'd away
E'er Modefly arofe,
When
Nor
When
and woii'd not
edge of their
Beauty fcorn'd
real
harlot's toying fnare,
When
Such
;
flay
i
morn,
pretty maids cou'd blulTi, like rofeat
fear the
The
E.
all
fexes fcorn
we
fee the
\
borrowed fmiles,
and wanton wiles
with fweeteft looks of
file,
as
own
lovelieft face.
blooming Bunb'ry grace
;
Looks, which might genial warmth to kings impart^
Lead captive
all,
Entangle angels,
In the wild
Once
Nor
oji
a
and
if
int'reft
fhe angels met,
maze of Love's
ti?ne^
afcended
ftain'd his lip
every heart,
with
feraphic net
Hymen's
bed,
artificial red.
E'er Gen'rals foldiers for their beauty chofe,
Or
deck'd their perfons with embroider'd
cloatlis
;
E'er rank for fervices and fears was bought,
Or
Captain's pay was quite a play-thing thought
When
fometimes Cuflom wou'd, and Church permit
Priefts to
have wifdom, and her chaplains wit
When
INGRATITUDE.
When Churchmen
all
Dealing in
myftery, and flaw,
Wou'd
No
riddle,
fay aloud,
I love,
perpetuity, but
When
in
When
facred,
Hampden's
but
how
fpirit reign'd,
oft profan'd
felfifli
!
And
thought a fheriff 's
damn
yiew
much
they had honour, and were
Riot
too nice,
a better Peace
held chief magiftracy's place.
Hesse
or
infult
Our rude
no dilgrace
Brunswick were
Or WoLFENBUTTLE dcem'd
forefather's,
fuch
fav'ritc
ground.
a plcafing found.
plain but honeft
Cou\l read and write ; knew
Two
Law,
:
her welfare to their
E'er
They
e'er
or feem to fay,
delay
T' applaud a worfe, then
E'er
and
:
Patriots were to the nation true.
Nor warp'd
When
all
breafts great
all
name moft
(O,
were pious
five
and
men,
five
was ten
;
thouglit (confin'd and narrow fouls as yet)
hundred millions an alarming debt
Thought Vice an hag,
that Virtue
had fome charms
Tliat Iricnds fiiou'd be recciv'd with open arms
'J'o
ugly deeds they gave an ugly name,
Ar.d cloalh'd
all
vice in epithets of blame.
Su en
INGRATITUDE.
4.
and fimplc terms were thea
Sucli plain
An
whore, they
But
call'd
fawn and
mean compliance
And,
in a
With
foft'ning phrafe,
Confound
all
words,
to the times.
and
glofs o'er
all
varnifli crimes,
characters of fhame,
" Men of
bafe fcducers,
name
phaficre
Give words a meaning which have none
And
An
foul adultry,
^'^
a virgin,
is
'-'-
houfe^
an able man
inconfiftency in
,
" a
;
plan
Phyficians too can catch the lickly
To
fees
Her
And
it
ladies
once cou'd
meriy fong, they
What
now
trifles.^
:
ftile
a
hall^
'•^fandangos call;
friendly obligations once
Are now mere
road
agree
all
muft an " influenza be
dancing
:
mode,
as late we've feen the
and marriages, and
cafe
What
it is,
at all.
and an whore a moufc.
A bold impoftor
Where'er
;
a flirtation call;
open brothel, " a convenient
And
with face
cringe,
a puny, fick, degenerate race
Abaili'd,
And
a whore; a rogue, a rogue.
like fpanicls,
li'L',
vogue,
in
and not
were thought.
'worth
a groat.
But
INGRATITUDE.
Put
Mufe
fliall tilt:
Adopt,
refining ftrain
this falfc
dark, this temporifing vein
this
?
Shall Pk too take her colour from the ground,
who from
Like the GameHon,
Borrows
hues, and does to fancy
its
More than
around
all
are feen in Iris' watry
Shall JJ^ey as
Be held by
weak and puling
and
threads,
owe
bow
?
as the age.
flutter in a
cage
?
Shall Jhcy by vice debauch'd affrighted ftand;
Or whip
Or
To
it
foftly
now
(hall fhe,
great
St.
with a lady's hand
prudential,
?
wing her way
James's, with a courtly lay,
Strew choiceft
flovv'rs
on happieft Hymen's bed.
And weave
a parland for
What mufe
the talk wou'd fiiun for fuch a bride,
Who
Augusta's head
?
well might grace the mightieft monarch's fide;
What mufe
but cou'd with truth and pleafure fing
A
lovely Princefs,
"
Pleas'd
and a virtuous King
we behold
" And doubly
?
fuch worth on any throne,
pleas'd,
we
find
it
on our own.
Then
IN
6:
GRATITUDE.
a bleeding hero
rheii change the note
And
with arms and
ev'ry breath
tell,
Brunswick
iwell
In bold defcription paint the eaftern flood,
up old Neptune, and the ftormy
Call
Then
Or
chill
horror
make Newcastle weep.
point fome arch, quaint fong,
To
call forth
how
And
kifs'd the
hum'rous
Charmer
But here the
*
titter,
and hold up the
fan,
And
fhall fhe
lift
in
full
fliowrs of gold.
mad'ning fadion's band.
point the bitt'reft thoughts at her
Make
murth'rous
" Whilft
man
fable in reverfe behold
Thund'rer's courted in
Or
bowV,
in a golden fliowV
hide their blullies, and their thoughts of
The
fport,
the Thund'rer once fought love's foft
Whilft ladies
(O
in
laughter in a feftive court
Tell
To
;
numbers rough the roaring deep,
roufe with
And, with
God
lies
in proudeft
command
numbers
;
fhine,
reputation bleeds in ev'ry line ?"
dire difgrace to great
Apollo's court)
Strew Are and fwords to pleafe in wanton fport
* Many of
Chronicle
.^
the following verfes were fent, by the
and Fuhlic
Author,
to tlie St. James's
Advertifer.
How
INGRATITUDE.
How
And
great a Genius
like
Andromeda
With pow'rs
by fa6tion
is
to rocks
is
to tear the wreath
Make Butler
ftain'd,
chain'd
from
!
Dr yd en's
laugh, and Pope fubmi/Iive
brovr
bow
Whilft gentle Spenser gently waves his hand,
To
point the beauties of the Fairy land
Pow'rs that can lead at will
And awe
O
th'
Aon an
throng,
i
the earth with majefty of foncr
that fuch pow'rs as dare the highefl height
!
Shou'd rake the kennels, and lick Tyburn's feet
And
even there, fo godlike
his fkill,
is
(For fallen angels are immortal
He
calls forth flow'rs as
Makes
Such be thy
We
bow
With
to truth
;
we
compailion
fhou'd fome
Once more, and
trees,
villains gibbets pleafc.
for
:
grateful mcni'ry,
And moves
And
praife
from Arabia's
and
carrion fweet,
ftill}
Genius
ftand alone
rev'rence Albion's throne,
which
for
our
Cat aline
fpiirn all
recals paft thincrg,
or
Britilli
l\
T
kinc^s.
Cromwell
rife
nature's fecial ties
;
Shou'd proud rcncllion fcourge the guilty land,
Fire towns and villages with ruffian
hand
SJK.u'd
»
INGRATITUDE.
9
Sh.ou'd tne
And
mad mob once more
difpenfc the law,
keep our fcnatc and our court in awe
;
Though bards, TvRT^us-like, rhou'd found
To
w ar, and bid a moody people arm
Though Cade and Tvler lead
Dirc(5l
its
and
fury,
lay
;
enormous
beaft,
kingdoms wafte
Though knights and nobles
And,
th*
all
fhou'd feel the (hock.
tremble at the crimfon'd block
fainting,
alarm
th'
;
The
throne fhou'd totter, and our king iliou'd bleed.
And
a devoted people blefs the deed
my
Whilft truth's
and duty
fhield,
j
my
is
creft,
meet the monftcr with an Harley's breaft:
I'll
Though impious
and
To
feize the
ftate,
To
fhameful death, in manhood's vig'rous prime,
Shou'd
With
And
doom
fword of
this
ftrew
me
Beyond
Truth and
In
all
tear
me
me ;
limb from limb
Da mi en
bore,
piece-meal to the naked fhore
my
Should
and murder
more than
Should rake
e'en
and
flefli,
tortures horrid,
fhou'd agree
afhes
from the
filent
grave
Virtue's pow'r to fave,
damn my honour
j
and hang up
the charaders of defcrved fhame
my name
:
No
INGRATITUDE.
No
Thefe honeft
Up
no
courtly flatterer,
principles I will maintain
Anarchy and Death,
to the throat of
And
if needful,
fcal,
flave to gain,
with rny parting breath,
"
Who
"•
Plucks facred Liberty's beft fences
Crown,
lops the fceptre ?towy or curbs the
*'
For Freedom
*'
Who
beft
Enough.
ftill
down
;
on Government depends,
fupport
it
are
— The mufes
'*
the peoples friends.''''
ever fhou'd difclaim
All partial dealings, and
all 7ttobbiJh
aim
;
Shou'd nor on palaces, nor faftion wait,
Nor crouch
at
But be
Botti
And
to their charter,
Shou'd
With
No
like
Arthur's, nor
,
Wildman's
as jixt as fate
and Apollo
ftrike at courtiers
eagle eye fhou'd
**
at
truej
place nor perfon fhou'd their eye miflead
;
wand,
ipeak authority, or grace his hand.
Thus
To
j
fo firm the deed,
TV^i?,— tho' in courts he proudly bore a
To
1
T
and oppofers too
ken
gate,
I
was bantring,
in
an
idle
way,
vent the fpleen of a dull winter's day
'
;
Sipping the tabic chit-chat of the times.
My own
loofe thoughts I gave in loofer rhimes
D
When
,c
N G R A T
I
When SATIRE
An
infiint
and
Imil'd,
T U D
I
hail'd
me
E.
for a fonj
new-born babe, and thus begun
:
" Ceafe, ceafe that motley fing-fong pratUng vein,
"
I've
*'
Some
got a theme demands thy boldeft
things are nice, and can't the queftion bear
" Some
errors fhou'd
be touch'd
" Horace 'indeed had
*'
To
He
Augustan
his
laHi'd the ftrumpet with
" And
**
fhall
not one, in this
No, not one
bard.
I felt the juft rebuke,
*'
O,
my
fpare
" Can
I,
"
An unknown
and, trembling faid
thou
Hydra
celeftial
:
maid
ftripling
when
excufes,
hill
fhe led
level plain,
and a
iilly
the gods
me
!
monfters tame?
was bred upon the
an high
fwain
!"
command
by the hand.
bold ken, to view the boundkfs land,
Ingratitude's domain
I look'd
treachVous age,
cradle,
1
At one
talfe,
my
No
Up
envenom'd thong:
bold Alcides, grafp at fame;
*'
all
forth his long,
like
Or, in
Vain
age,
Ingratitude engage?"
weaknefs,
**
;
in wittieft page,
flcill
laugh out Vice in
as light as air
" But when bold Juvenal pour'd
*'
ftrain
—
I
own
I
:
till
murky
night
ficken'd at the fight
I
faw
INGRATITUDE.
I
faw things pafTing ftrange, fo many friends
ii
•
Betraying others, for the bafeft ends
Such men^ by
Andy^
Such
obliging^
much obligd\
2ivAfo
life-annuitants,
For kindred,
The
filken flattery befieg'd,
fuch penfions, grants.
nieces endlefs aunts
nieces,
timber'd foreft, with
Chaces and parks, and
The
its
caftles
fliaggy hair,
good and
fair
;
tyrant royalty^ and big domain.
O'er pools, o'er rivers, and o'er
And Windsor
here.
Some condudls
will
Here look'd
plain
fertile
:
(But flop, adventrous mufc,
admit of no reviews.)
a/Jjam^d^
poor
Wilkes
!
thy
wav^ing
friends,
Devoted Martyr to Enyo's ends!
Here
And
ftood a group, in India's filks array'd;
America
here
See! the
her plants difplay'd.
Majestiqc Dame of Austrian
(Piidc in her heart,
tho' forrow in her face,)
Leaning on Gallia's
Nor can
And
pray,
all
race,
fpcar,
Prussia's
Batavia,
tell
with head hung
laurels hide her
mc,
who
down;
crown.
arc thofe
Cold, cautious cowards, whether friends or foes
What
Big,
Fat,
(lately,
high, imperious form
Unwieldy, ol a fullen
is
?
here.
air ?
So
INGRATITUDE.
12
So bold,
fo infolent,-— iLe wi//
The King,
Proud
I
the People, and the People's
know
I
L
for
it
Such
ina's mein.
much
fo
black, and fo
much
red
with the
fierce
cockade,
flags, ftich truncheons^
fcarfs,
and
'twas a mafquerade
faflies,
:
The
mace, the holy
The
ermin'd pride and dignity of law
The
golden key, the
The
blazon'd fcutcheon, and the bloody hand
The
high-rais'd plume,
The
lance,
So
all
So
He
A
I
faw,
;
the taper wand,
feals,
quiv'ring
ftill
fuch
mockery of war
ftars
glorious
The town
and
\
:
ftrings,
—
the king might fwear
faw the Coronation there
theme
with
j
dangling, thofe ungrateful things.
fo great a fcene,
almofi:
;
from afar
that grace or difgrace chivalry
glitt'ring,
rich,
here
the fupplicating knee.
fpur,
7}iany coronets,
Thofe
crofier,
the fteed, the
The golden
And
;
faw here gowns, there regimentals fpread
Around, and
Such
/a/ic^
and yet a begging Queen
oi her wealth,
—At oHcc
command
!
:
for fatirifts to feed
ftraijQs
which Churchill's
felf
might read
Had
INGRATITUDE.
Oh —
Had
And
I
but
I his fkill
all
And
I
feci
my
a bard.
blood rebel,
manfion's that, but late the lov'd retreat.
the mild confort of the
Where
royal
Thames
rolls
And British commerce
good and
down
pleafures
all its
But who
This
is
this,
upftart,
as
its
h
great
?
nobleft tide,
fliines in all
Where Tafte and noble B
And
too hard.
tafk's
ev'ry vein with indignation fwell.
WHOSE
Of
mean
unfitting for (o
faw— but now
the
!
'3
her pride;
laid the
ground.
were by Virtue crown'd.
dubious as his wife.
mu£hroom f6mg
fhot into
life ?
In aukward bow, fhy look, and fneaking mein,
How
plain the Bourgeois Gent'dhomme
Away, thou
And
count thy millions
Mifer,
comfort feck in thy ill-gotten
Away, proud Wretch
;
And
Go,
like the Plague,
loath'd by others,
loll
in
yonder
There think one
ftore
o'er.
;
and with fome ftrumpet's charms
Feed thy foul Luft, and wallow
Shun'd
feen
is
in her
go faunter
arms
at thy eafe.
ftrive thyfelf to pleafe
folitary
Bow'r,
fullen, filent,
E
folemn hour
;
Think
INGRATITUDE.
j^^
Think of the Grantham
Think
Do
The
Do
o'er the figure you,
you,
I've heard,
vou remember,
friand,
well,
and
fine
(the yoicc of
great are deaf,
Remember
A
fay,
I
th' attorney's trade,
defk,
yes,
I
have made.
tbetjy
Truth
I
loud,
fo are the proud)
know you
you know
Is
know
Molly Alden was
do.
it
too,
her n?.mej
menial ftation, but of honcft: fame
Of
When you
Cou'd
with her, a miferable finner,
a comfortable dinner
take, well-pleas'd,
?
VorfecoJid tables were, in former times.
Welcome
Think
With
to you, as to us
men
before your chariot rolld
o'er thofe days
fprings of filver,
of rhimes.
or
on wheels of gold
Rattling more proud than Phaeton's
So
early,
E'er
and
fo oft,
Granby had
The frontlejs
E'er mighty
Or \^your
at
Waldgrave's
the Blues
,
or great
;
e'er
fo late,
gate;
you had ieen
Woburn's queen
Hayes acknowledg'd you
embajfy had flood confeft
;
;
its guefl:.
:
E'er you was Clerk (thank you and fome belides
As
kind) where Ellis now, you hiow, prefides
j
No
INGRATITUDE.
No
commiflary then, no mufler
No
agencies,
Stay,
How
Stay
If
fweet
—
it
How
great your
with gentle and with
friends,
When F~
ftretch'd forth his hand,
;
thyfelf,
!
and to what height of Pow'r
were, in wanton pride,
(as it
Ranfack thy very
or
and the crown deride
;)
thy various Hfe review,
foul,
man upon
favours numberlcfs
then
tell
me
true
thy faith depend
make you
a Iriend
Docs any Virtue, fpeak, come ftand the
Or
;
gave, curft be the fatal hour.
T'infult our nobles,
Think with
a Friend indeed,
and the hungry feed
What monftrous Wealth
rais\l thee
what you came,
Merit, think from
cloath the naked,
Can God
lib'ral arts
your talents meaner than your name
Think what he
Or
your heart,
Knowledge, and how bright your Parts
Think whdLZyour
He
fo I will)
(for
has any penetrable part
bleft
To
fhall hear
warbles to a grateful ear.
wring
How
Your
coal.
zxidyou
begun,
I've
Truth
me
let
roll,
and no Gibraltar
now
Sir,
15
liontil feeling dwell within
thy bread
;
?
tcfl:.
?
Why.
INGRATITUDE.
i6
Why
do you
Why
look revenge
Why
ftart ?
Wh\' tremble
all
Why
?
do your
eye-balls glare
thy joints, then look fo pale
Docs keen rcmorfc,
focial
Truth
or
at length,
No
" No, no.
bofom bare?
lay that
?
?
prevail
Virtue harbours here
?
;
rave with malice, pride, and black defpair.
*'
I
*'
Take my
confeilion,
for confefs I
muft
:
"
My God
'*
Sinful
''
Such
"
To
"
I
"
How
**
My
*'
Let the poor war-worn Subaltern whofe Guide
*'
Is
*'
On
Avarice,
is
Ambition
as urg'd
my
on Macbeth's
deed of bloodieft
frame,
Cou'd
ipot.
— and
o'er-blown pride,
a dear Country's fame
friendlefs exile has
<'
But
heart-felt
«'
Has
eat
him
heavier
;
;
do more
?
;
to fwell
Enfign
his
let
decay 'd
I
regal powr.
let ev'ry
Honour, and who founds
Dame
relentlefs
Fraud and Us'ry have confpir'd
" And creeping
\ Or
Luft
is
tears this fretting
fnatch'd at coronets,
" In
Soul
tell
empty pride
him whofe prime
till
clime
age, nor age nor clime alone,
Difappointment to the bone
whom
ftill,
penury, or aching wound,
Extortion
to the ground,
Weighs
INGRATITUDE.
<«
Weighs down
" Broken the
h'wi afk
" If any
flich,
at
(like
hitn
free fpirit,
" Which mocks
" Let
het
:
Be li sari us
blind,
and the great mind
Want, but cannot
Alms
17
bear Difgrace)
in ev'ry public place,
perchance^ on Britifh ground,
" In the brave ranks of bravcft troops be found
<'
For mc,
let
" And iooth
him rot
inftrufted,
and
«'
By mutual
ties,
"
To
to rob,
cheat,
" The fame our
in
By him
*'
The
*'
I ;;^Zi;r/,6t?rV Fiiendfliip,
"
I
grateful
'<
Myfelf
*'
I
*'
abfolv'd,
I
common
fmn'd fecure
cafuift's
fkill,
:
fir'd,
"
my Juliet y?d?/^.
I fay ?
my
did
Lie, that
.
admir'd
— poor man
Friendfhip in a politicians plan
firft
aim,
and pliant foul
and
murther'd Friendfhip did
The
our
pious fermons
«'
<*
our fchemes combin'd,
but not our fate the fame.
guilt,
By
" What's
jail,
and with Ayliff join'd
betray,
'*
folcmn
fome noifbme
horrors with his doleful tale.
its
« By Rice
in
j
!
?
profits fhare,
whifper'd to the public ear,
by infmuation gave
it
out
;
Myfelf the crawling flander help'd about
F
j
*'
Oft
INGRATITUDE.
1
'«
Oft
iii
the dark
I
ftab'd
" And heap'd with cahimny
"
Much
"
I
*'
make
oiten pubUfli'd
I
my felf
can
I
name
is
bore,
more
;
(fo
faid
:
near to Pride
ally'd)
Gifts of yefterday to-day difown,
And meet
the
Donor with contemptuous frown.
" Some few weak
"
Is
"
To
"
I ne'er forgave,
who can
one,
fuch
and
fouls there are,
HE
weak qualms
my
nor ever will a Friend.
"
When
all
**
When
*'
And
things pleafe,
and
warm,
When
;
the brilk Tongue, impatient of controul,
di<Slates
of the foul
the glad, glowing Heart
" But Truth and Friendfhip
in
" When
;
ftream,
dance too fprightly for their earthly frame
When
" E'en
is
around us charm
all
fpirits float in Pleafure's
" Pours out the genuine
^'
hicr^^
heart cou'd never bend,
the bold pulfe beats high, and blood
the gay
/
forgive their greateft Foe.
" When
*'
;
betray 'd,
what he never
with what eafe
!
me he
that Hatred
Ingratitude and Meannefs
" The
''
to
Whatever he truded
" Gods
*'
ftill
Fame,
his injur'd
public Flatred long for
hibour'd
" And
IioneH:
Iiis
my
too
knows no
dilguife,
fparkle in the eyes
boyifh days, that precious time,
much Prudence
is itfelf
a crime:
u
I
INGRATITUDE.
<<
I
even then cou'd mafk a treach'rous Heart,
" And unprovok'd
" And
*'
my
at
acl bafe I a go's part
birth I've heard
When Zanga
" O,
my Pow'r
that
me
mark'd
Erinnys
fmil'd,
for his fav'rite child.
were equal to
my
Will
"
(For Dev'ls tho' chain'd in hell, are Devils
«'
O, cou'd
To my
" Naked
fick Soul
to
lie,
:)
To
fhort
:)
gleam has brought
and ftarving
at
my
gate,
in his filver'd
age
the bleak (ky, and wintry tempefts rage
" The harden'd world wond'ring fhou'd
<*
ftill
be princely Holland's Fate
" Like Lear, forfaken
«
!
(by heav'ns the very thought
it e'er,
" Some fpark of Comfort, fome
"
19
Ten thoufand Gone rills
!
ftart to
in this fifigle
find
mind"
Quit, quit thefe Sylvan fcenes, this beauteous plain,
Where Peace and
Virtue fhou'd for ever reign
This calm Retreat, for Innocence defign'd.
But
how
Thou
Go
ill-fuitcd to a
Guilty
Mind
!
loathfomc Being, hie thee hence, avaunt
fcek in
Some dark
Where
London fome
gloomy haunt
Rccefs, fhut out from mortal
j
i'lght,
roi^ucs in plotting fpend the confcious night
Where Hed'ring
Where
black,
Bullies,
Fi londs betray,
Pimps, and GameRcrs meet,
and
titled
Lords can
clieat
W':.r(
INGRATITUDE.
20
Where hardened
may
V/herc vou and
Of PowV and
Tome bolder fchcme
Villains plan
Grcatncfs
lojl
together
;
dream
and to efface
;
Th.e ilains of Perfidy, andyV-^*? Difgrace^
Try
ev'ry fhiJl, each hilfc, dijjcjiibling art,
And
So
afl with cafe the fhuffling Jefuit's part,
well,
And own no
Jefuit e'er
all JljouldfaU^
If
Sharpen
Ignatius'
that great
his teeth,
then
iLall fmile,
{'z\^
had half thy Guile
fet
your bull-dog on.
and bid him bay the Throne
So famiJlfJ now, and fo a-thirft for
He
lufts to tear that ha?id
Ah, fhame and death
blood,
which gave him
to think
fhall
this
Man
ne'er believe
I'll
The' fo7m
it
emerge, or
in a
again, with
more
Whofe
praife re-eccho'd once
Js
He
?
again
reign.
Dictator, in fome future hour,
rife
When
Z>o^^
George's
Shou'd
With
food.
and cou'd fuch things
!
Arrange our Minifters, and counfel Kings
And
;
reafon too
:
Who
th^iwfubjeSi pow'r;
from
ev'ry fhore,
once deferv'd
it
more,
he was English? But, (we fcarcely know)
a
German
or a
Briton now
?
O,
INGRATITUDE.
O
O, THOU Most Highest,
Who
Of
from thy throne
21
thou Lord of Lords!
diftribute jufl rewards
Council wonderful, of Wit divine.
Beyond the fathom of our
Of
Goodnefs
infinite,
little
whofe
line
;
bleffings
Like Heav'ns dew, promifcuous on
fall,
all
Let none thy ways of Providence arraign,
Defponding
When,
or wail in plaintive ftrain,
fools,
perch'd on high, Vice drives her golden wheels,
Smiling o'er grov'ling Virtue's neck
The
others feel:
Ye Good,
And
— Of
Dijffidence beware.
ye fteady Few, ye chofen band.
firm 'gainft this your kcencfl: Tryal ftand.
Where's the Colossus
Did
his foot flip,
Point
me
Which
Nor heed
THIS
Who
by mighty hand
or was his bafis fand
?
from
?
?
th'
Arctick
all
:
when
did
it fall.
?
unnotic'd in the ftream
who
iondly build on
tlKir
God,
little
pole
do we wake^ or do we dream
Say,
So periQi
time,
rais'd
the veftige of that flaming ball
trail'd
Or where
Of
feels
the bitter pang, or chaft'ning care
fcourge,
Which
nor
;
their
cfF'ring of
hc7^ difclaiiv.s
all
human Pride,
Father, and
their
Guide.
an infant mufe.
inca}i
oy JelfJJj views,
For-
23
N G R A T
I
Forgive
ofice^
Of
to nature true,
I feel
Glow
Nor
vvifh a
When J}je
No
fir'd,
am
weal of
native
meed above Thalia's
infpires
me
Nor
the manufcript
fcarce a friend yet
When
I afk
knows
no patrons, but
As Churchill
I fear
(was
:
Truth,
cloath'd with
my God
free;
alone,
throne
ifle.
fmile
:
with her genroiis rage,
Loi'd or didates, or correds
None faw
own
SATIRE's
my
this
:
frank to
rev'rence at juji
for the
vain,
the flame
name
indiiination at a villams
bow with
E.
foremoft in her pceviOi train
By honeft motives
I
me
nor kt lil-nature think
:
Nor rank mc
*lt
T U D
I
my
I
the
I
all
page
to blame)
Author's name.
wave
my
honeft
when arm'd
maiden pen,
men
;
for Virtue's caufe,
and Country's
laws.
If one hot wordJlriSi Juftice has forgot,
I'll flill
revoke
Forgive a
voice
And may mod
A
voice that's
Say, honefi
Farewell.
with a (hameful blot.
it
you never heard before,
likely never hear
weak indeed
C
—
,
I'll
I
it
more
But
:
is it
;
true
appeal to you.
here hang
up
my
Don't wake again a ileeping Mufe's
filent lyre.
fire.
FINIS,
?
Fly UP