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So there's an end of honest Jack. 9 So little justice here he found, 'Tis ten to one he'll ne'er come back.
Joannes jacet hic Mirandula-cætera norunt
ERE Francis C-_ ? lies. Be civil ;
THE BALANCE OF EUROPE. ME OW Europe balanced, neither side
prevails; R V For nothing's left in either of the
i John Gay.-Courthope.
2 Chartres. See Moral Essays, iii. 20. Spence applied this epitaph to Coningsby, writing it: “Here lies Lord Coningsby. Be civil ;” &c.
3 Written in 1709.
TO A LADY WITH “THE TEMPLE OF
AZHAT'S fame with men, by custom WAVA of the nation, OVAVA Is called in women only reputation; YUN About them both why keep we such
a pother? Part you with one, and I'll renounce the other.
EPIGRAM ON THE TOASTS OF THE KIT-CAT CLUB, ANNO 1716. HENCE deathless Kit-Cat took its
Few critics can unriddle;
From no trim beaux its name it boasts,
Gray statesmen or green wits;
Of old “ Cats ” and young “Kits.”
1 “I send you my Temple of Fame, which is just come out; but my sentiments about it you will see better by this epigram.”—Pope to Martha Blount, 1714.
2 The Kit-cat Club was formed in the year 1700, and named after Christopher Katt, a pastrycook in Shire-lane, near Temple-bar, at whose house the club met.
That Craggs will be asbamed of Pope.
A HAT god, what genius, did the pencil
move, IVAVA When Kneller painted these ? Y N 'Twas friendship warm as Phæbus,
kind as love,
UPON THE DUKE OF MARLBOROUGH'S
HOUSE AT WOODSTOCK. “ Atria longa patent : sed nec conantibus usquam, Nec somno, locus est: quam bene non habitas.”
MARTIAL, Epigr. xii. 50, vv. 7, 8. SOSEE, sir, here's the grand approach ;
This way is for his Grace's coach :
Thanks, sir, cried I, 'tis very fine,
ON BEAUFORT HOUSE GATE AT
WAS brought from Chelsea last year, W C Battered with wind and weather;
Inigo Jones put me together;
Sir Hans Sloane let me alone; Burlington brought me hither. 1 Beaufort House, Chelsea, was pulled down in 1740, and the gateway, built by Inigo Jones, was given by Sir Hans Sloane to the Earl of Burlington, who removed it to his garden at Chiswick, where it still stands.
ON A PICTURE OF QUEEN CAROLINE,
DRAWN BY LADY BURLINGTON.
EACE, flattering Bishop! lying
ON CERTAIN LADIES.
town: Those ghosts of beauty wandering here reside, And haunt the places where their honour died.
ELIA, we know, is sixty-five,
Yet Celia's face is seventeen ;
While summer in her face is seen.
Our heart's devotion cannot try;
Too ancient for our gallantry!
1 The Bishop was Gilbert; the Dean, Dr. Alured Clarke, satirised in the Epilogue to the Satires.Carruthers.