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By shallow Edwards and Scotch what d'ye cali = But we do hope to find out all your tricks, Your plots and packing worse than those of
That so the Parliament May, with their wholesome and preventive shears, Cup your phylacteries, though balk your ears, And succour our just fears When they shall read this clearly in your charge, New Presbyter is but Old P-iest writ large.
THE FIFTH ODE OF HORACE, LIP. I
WHAT slender youth, bedew'd with liquid odours,
Plain in thy neatness? O, how oft shall he
Who now enjoys thee credulous, all gold,
To whom thou untried seem'st fair! Me, in my
Brutus thus addresses Diana in the Country of Leogecia.
GODDESS of shades, and huntress, who at will Walk'st on the rolling spheres, and through th deep;
On thy third reign, the earth, look now, and tell What land, what seat of rest, thou bidd'st me seek. What certain seat, where I may worship thee For aye, with temples vow'd and virgin quires.
To whom, sleeping before the Altar, Diana answer! in a Vision the same Night.
ERUTUS, far to the west, in the ocean wide,
AH Constantine, of how much ill was cause,
FOUNDED in chaste and humble poverty,
THEN pass'd he to a flowery mountain green, Which chce smelt sweet, now stinks as odiou dy; This was the gift, if you the truth will have, That Constantine to good Sylvester gave.
Whoм do we count a good man? Whom but na
THIS is true liberty, when freeborn men,
LAUGHING, to teach the truth,
What hinders? As some teachers give to boys Junkets and knacks, that they may learn apace.
JOKING decides great things, Stronger and better oft than earnest can.
"Tis you that say it, not I. You do the deeds, Aud your ungodly deeds find me the words.
THERE can be slain
No sacrifice to God more acceptable,
(Done into verse 1653.)
BLESS'D is the man who hath not walk'd astray
Of sinners hath not stood, and in the seat
And in his law he studies day and night.
'Done August 8, 1653.
WHY do the Gentiles tumult, and the nations Muse a vain thing, the kings of the earth upstand With power, and princes in their congregations Lay deep their plots together through each land Against the Lord and his Messiah dear?
Let us break off, say they, by strength of hand, Their bonds, and cast from us, no more to wear, Their twisted cords. He, who in heaven doth dwell, [severe, Shall laugh; the Lord shall scoff them; then