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R AMB L E R.

• VOL U M E IV.

Nullius addictus jurare in verba magistri,
Quo me cunque rapit tempeftas deferor hofpes.

Hor.

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The MOTTOES in English..

79. That friend Fabullus has fo oft believ'd,

And that Fabullus is so oft deceiv'd,
Let this no more your mind with wonder fill;
An honest man you'll find a novice still.

80. Now white with snow Sora&te 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'st rock'd my cradle, check'd my youth,

And been my clofe companion since forsooth;
When under age I can no more be styl'd,
With thee alone I still remain a child."
But thee the steward hates, thou worst of pests;
And thee the butler, thee the house detests:
Still Scolding, spying, sighing, looking odd,
Thy rage even yet can scarce refrain the rod.
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89. Without

No.
85. Without a void in vain Love's arrows Ay,

And in contempt th’unlighted torches lie.

Who cannot play, from rural toils abstains,
Unknown to exercise, at rest remains;

Left lawful laughter seize the circling swains. p. 52.) 86. By fingers or by ear we numbers scan. . ' 87. The envious, angry, idle, which you take,

The drunken debauchee, or am'rous rake,
There's none so mad, but he may yet amend,
To good advice if patient ear he lend.

To quit the humble ground is now the aim,
And Toar aloft upon the wings of Fame.

p.67. 88. When he assumes the honest cenfor's name, ' '

He dares less splendid passages to blame;
Nor dreads the superstitious bigot's frown,
What words he finds unworthy of renown
Undaunted to explode, resistance vain,

Though consecrated in a Vefta's fane.
39. How sweet it is in season thus to fool! ..
90. What toil in things minute! ...
91. How fond is youth a potent friend to court, :

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 wholo alhes, strew, the learned field...

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94. Victorious over numbers' pow'rs

The love and lore of truth prevail di :

95. Though,

No.
95. Though, lost in sophistry, I lately stray'd

Far from the fear of gods, nor alk'd their aid;
Now Reason's gales once more impel my mind,
My quitted course the safest course I find.

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;
The ills that from this fountain flow,
Have overwhelm'd the high and low.

98. Which not Sarmentus brook'd at Cesar's board,

Nor grov’ling Gabba from his haughty lord. .99. United genius makes mankind agree;

And like pursuits connect long friends, we see:
The country-fquire with country-fquires resorts;
The courtier's happiness resides in courts;
The soldier loves the hardy son of war ;
The sailor 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'It thAthenian bec,

102. With constant motion thus the moments glide

In running life, as in the rolling tide :
For none can stem by art, or stop by pow'r,
The flowing ocean, or the fleeting hour;
But wave by wave pursu'd arrives on shore,
And each impellid behind impels before.
So time on time revolving we descry;

So minutes follow, and so minutes Ay.
103. They know each house's secrets, and are feard.
104. There's nought but of himself he can believe.

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