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            <title>A hymn to the pillory.</title>
            <author>Defoe, Daniel</author>
            <principal>Jess McCarthy</principal>
            <edition>Second edition corrected, with additions</edition>
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                  <title>A hymn to the pillory.</title>
                  <author ref="#DD">Defoe, Daniel</author>
                     <resp>Improved encoding</resp>
                     <name>Jess McCarthy</name>
               <extent>26 p.</extent>
                  <date when="1703">printed in the year 1703</date>
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                  <birth when="1660">1660</birth>
                  <death when="1731-04-24"
                     ><address><street>Rope Makers' Ally,</street><placeName>London</placeName><country>UK</country></address>24th
                     April 1731</death>
                  <education><ref target="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Defoe#Early_life"
                           ><persName>Daniel Defoe</persName>was educated at <orgName>Newington
                           Green</orgName>, a dissenting academy conducted by the
                           presbyterian<persName>Charles Morton</persName></ref>, where he learnt
                     classic rhetorial techniques <ref
                        target="http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/7421?docPos=1">and was
                        originally intended for the non-conformist ministry.</ref>
                  <event when="1703-05">
                     <p>In May 1703 <persName>Daniel Defoe</persName> was arrested for seditious
                        libel due to the contents of his pamphlet <title>The Shortest Way with the
                           Dissenters</title>, a satire mocking High Church attitudes towards
                  <event when="1703-07-29">
                     <p>On the 29th of July 1703 <persName>Daniel Defoe</persName> began three
                        consecutive days of standing in the pillory as part of his sentence for
                        seditious libel.</p>
               <person xml:id="JB">
                  <birth when="1595">1595</birth>
                  <death when="1654-09-28">28th September 1654</death>
                  <note><p><ref target="http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/1659"><persName>John
                              Bastwick</persName> was a Puritan pamphleteer who was sentenced with
                              <persName>William Prynne</persName> in <date when="1637">1637</date>
                           in the Star Chamber to life imprisonment, a £5,000 fine and to lose his
                           ear after being pilloried as a result of his published works
                              <title>Apologeticus</title> and <title>The Litany of <persName>John
                                 Bastwick</persName></title>, which challenged the authority of
                           ministers and bishops. <persName>Frances Condick</persName> asserts that
                              <persName>Bastwick's</persName> path to the pillory was strewn with
               <person xml:id="WP">
                  <birth when="1600"
                     >1600<address><settlement>Upper Swainswick</settlement><settlement> Nr Bath</settlement>
                  <death when="1669-10-24"><placeName>Lincoln's Inn</placeName>24th October
                  <note><p><ref target="http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/22854?docPos=1"
                              ><persName>William Prynne</persName> was a lawyer and pamphleteer who
                           was sentenced with <persName>John Bastwick</persName> in <date
                              when="1637">1637</date> to life imprisonment, a £5,000 fine and to
                           lose his ear after being pilloried as a result of his published works.
                           Both of his ears were removed and his face branded with 'S.L' for
                           'Seditious Libeller'. <persName>William Lamont</persName> observs that
                           the event made an impact upon public opinion and that
                              <persName>Prynne's</persName> exile to the <placeName>Channel
                              Islands</placeName> became a triumphant progress.</ref></p></note>
               <person xml:id="TH">
                  <birth atLeast="1626" atMost="1627"
                     ><address><street>Austin Friars</street><settlement>London</settlement><country>UK</country></address>1626/1627</birth>
                  <death when="1688"
                  <note><p><ref target="http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/14206?docPos=2"
                              ><persName>Thomas Hunt</persName> was a Whig party supporter and
                           published pamphlets criticising members of the clergy who preached
                           'royalist tenets'. On publishing <title>A Defence of the Charter and
                              Municipal Rights of the City of London</title> which attacked
                              <persName>Charles the Second</persName>'s <title>Quo Warranto</title>
                           he left England in <date when="1683-01">January 1683</date>, a warrant
                           was issued for his arrest in <date when="1683-04">April
               <person xml:id="RP">
                              ><persName>Robert Pye</persName> was sentenced to stand in the pillory
                           and have his ears cut off in <date when="1602">1602</date>, according to
                           one source for plotting to kill another lawyer.</ref></p></note>
               <person xml:id="TO">
                  <birth when="1649">
                     1649 </birth>
                  <death when="1705-07-13"><address><street>Axe Yard</street></address> 13th July
                     <p><ref target="http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/20437?docPos=1"
                              ><persName>Titus Oates</persName>was the instigator of the Popish
                           Plot, which falsely alleged a catholic conspiracy to kill <persName>King
                              Charles the Second</persName> and also (potentially) his brother
                              <persName>James, Duke of York</persName>. Oates's fictional
                           allegations led to the trials, and in some cases executions, of many
                           innocent catholics between <date when="1678">1678</date> and <date
                              when="1684">1684</date>, when <persName>Oates</persName> was arrested.
                           Part of his sentence for perjury was to stand five times a year in the
                           pillory at <placeName>Westminster</placeName>.</ref></p>
               <person xml:id="WF">
                  <birth when="1670-09-20"
                     20th September 1670 </birth>
                  <death when="1733-03">Burial recorded on <date when="1733-03-24">24th March
                        1733</date> at <placeName>Christ Church</placeName>,
                  <note><p><ref target="http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/10241?docPos=4"
                              ><persName>William Fuller</persName> was an informant and spy with
                           some links to <persName>James the Second's</persName> exiled court. He
                           was sentenced to stand twice in the pillory for alledging a Jacobite plot
                           of which he could provide no evidence.</ref></p></note>
               <person xml:id="JS">
                  <birth when="1584-12-16"
                     ><address><settlement>West Tarring</settlement><region>Sussex</region><country>UK</country></address>
                     16th December 1584</birth>
                  <death when="1654-11-30"
                     ><address><district>White Frairs</district><settlement>London</settlement><country>UK</country></address>
                     30th November 1654</death>
                  <note><p><ref target="http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/25052?docPos=1"
                              ><persName>John Selden</persName> was a lawyer and scholar who was
                           imprisoned for opposing the policies of <persName>King Charles the
                              First</persName>. He fought extensively against what he saw as the
                           illegal actions of the King, especially through his use of discretionary
                           imprisonment and martial law.</ref></p></note>
               <person xml:id="HS">
                  <birth when="1674-02"><address><settlement>Marlborough,</settlement></address>
                     baptised on <date when="1674-02-08">8th February 1674</date></birth>
                  <death when="1724-06-05"
                     5th June 1724</death>
                  <note><p><ref target="http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/24440?docPos=2"
                              ><persName>Henry Sacheverell</persName> was a high church clergyman
                           made famous by his inflammatory style of preaching and uncompromising
                           attitude towards dissenters. <persName ref="#DD">Defoe's</persName>
                           <title>The Shortest Way with the Dissenters</title> was based on the
                           style of sermon preached by the likes of Sacheverell, especially his
                           sermon of <date when="1702-05">May 1702</date>, printed as <title>The
                              Political Union</title>. In 1710 <persName>Sacheverell</persName> was
                           prevented from preaching for three years when the Whig government tried
                           him with four articles relating to his controversial
               <person xml:id="RM">
                  <note><p><ref target="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roger_Mander"><persName>Robert
                              Mander</persName> was the Vice-Chancellor of <orgName>Oxford
                              University</orgName> between <date when="1700">1700</date> and <date
                              when="1702">1702</date></ref>. <persName>P.N.Furbank</persName> and
                           <persName>W.R.Owens</persName>note that he gave his imprimatur for
                        publication of <persName ref="#HS">Sacheverell's</persName>
                        <date when="1702-05">May 1702</date> sermon, despite there being no legal
                        requirement for him to do so.</p></note>
               <person xml:id="BP">
                  <persName><forename>Bernard</forename><surname>Desjean</surname><addName>Baron de
                  <birth when="1645-10-07"><ref
                        October 1645</ref></birth>
                  <death when="1707-04-24"><ref
                        April 1707</ref></death>
                  <note><p><ref target="http://www.jstor.org/stable/1838209"><persName>Baron de
                              Pointis</persName> was a French naval commander best known for his
                           successful attack of <placeName>Cartegena</placeName> in <date
                              when="1667">1667</date>. <persName>Pointis</persName> managed to
                           maintain a month long head start on the English fleet sent to stop him
                           and on four occasions out manoeuvred the English ships to safely return
                           to <placeName>Brest</placeName> with his loot. The episode was damaging
                           to English naval prestige and positively effected <persName>Louise
                              XIV</persName>'s treasury and negotiations at
               <person xml:id="DO">
                  <persName><forename>James</forename><surname>Butler</surname><addName>Second Duke
                        of Ormond</addName></persName>
                  <birth when="1665-04-29"
                     ><address><placeName>Dublin Castle</placeName><settlement>Dublin</settlement><country>Ireland</country></address>
                     29th April 1665</birth>
                  <death when="1745-11-16"
                     some reports place his death in
                     <address><placeName>Madrid,</placeName><country>Spain</country></address> 16th
                     November 1745</death>
                  <note><p><ref target="http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/4193?docPos=2">The
                              <persName>Second Duke of Ormond</persName> commanded a land force to
                           take <placeName>Cadiz</placeName> in <date when="1702-04">April
                              1702</date>. The main objective of the attack failed due to
                              <persName>Ormond's</persName> men instead looting the local village
                              <placeName>Puerto Santa Maria</placeName></ref> and raping the women
                        there, including nuns. <ref
                           target="http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/4193?docPos=2">He also
                           assisted an attack at <placeName>Vigo</placeName> in <date when="1702"
                              >1702</date>, where English forces destroyed a French escort to a
                           Spanish treasure fleet.</ref> Much of the treasure was sunk or
               <person xml:id="HB">
                  <birth when="1648"
                        <placeName>Biddick House</placeName>
                  <death when="1717-12-16"
                     ><address><settlement>London</settlement><country>UK</country></address> 16th
                     December 1717</death>
                     <p><ref target="http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/66560"><persName>Henry
                              Belasyse</persName> was second in command to the <persName ref="#DO"
                              >Duke of Ormond</persName> during an attack at
                              <placeName>Cadiz</placeName>. He was tried in <date when="1703-02"
                              >February 1703</date> and held responsible for the sacking of
                              <placeName>Puerto Santa Maria</placeName>. As a result of being found
                           guilty he was dishonourably discharged from the army.</ref></p></note>
               <person xml:id="JA">
                  <birth when="1659-03">Baptised at
                     <address><placeName>Hanley Castle</placeName><region>Worcestershire</region><country>UK</country></address>25th
                     March 1659</birth>
                  <death when="1738-11"
                  <note><p><ref target="http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/734?docPos=2"
                              ><persName>John Asgill</persName>started his career in law and banking
                           but was made famous in <date when="1700">1700</date> with the publication
                           of his book <title>An Argument proving, that...Man may be
                              Translated</title>. The book argues that Christ 'had discharged
                           christians from death' therefore 'those who believe in translation will
                           not die but go directly to heaven.' Daniel Defoe wrote against the thesis
                           in his <date when="1704">1704</date> pamphlet <title>An enquiry into the
                              Case of Mr Asgill'[s] General Translation.</title></ref></p></note>
               <person xml:id="SH">
                  <birth when="1662-12" cert="medium">December 1661</birth>
                  <death when="1720-07-01"
                     July 1720</death>
                  <note><p><ref target="http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/12244?docPos=2"
                              ><persName>Simon Harcourt</persName>was a lawyer and politician who
                           was named Solicitor General on the <date when="1702-05-30">30th May
                              1702</date> and led the prosecution of <persName ref="#DD">Daniel
                              Defoe's</persName> case for seditious libel based on <title>The
                              Shortest Way with the Dissenters</title>.</ref></p>
               <person xml:id="SL">
                  <birth atLeast="1631" atMost="1632"/>
                  <death when="1713-05-03">3rd May 1713</death>
                  <note><p><ref target="http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/17064"
                              ><persName>Salathiel Lovell</persName> was Recorder of London between
                              <date when="1692-06">June 1692</date> and <date when="1708"
                              >1708</date>when he resigned his recordership. He presided over
                              <persName ref="#DD">Daniel Defoe's</persName> trail for seditious
                           libel. <persName ref="#DD">Defoe</persName> had written unflatteringly
                           about <persName>Lovell's</persName> character as a judge in his <date
                              when="1702">1702</date> pamphlet <title>The Reformation of
               <person xml:id="JW">
                  <death when="1693-02-01">1st February 1693</death>
                  <note><p><ref target="http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/66789?docPos=1"
                              ><persName>Captain James Whitney</persName> was a notorious highwayman
                           with Jacobite sympathies</ref> who was sentenced to death by <persName
                           ref="#SL">Salathiel Lovell</persName> in 1693. <persName ref="SL"
                           >Lovell</persName>, according to <persName>P.N.Furbank</persName> and
                           <persName>W.R.Owens</persName>, warned <persName>Whitney</persName> that
                        'the blood of the horses he had slain... would rise up in judgement against
               <person xml:id="WS">
                  <birth atLeast="1639" atMost="1640"
                        <street>Gravel Lane</street>
                  <death when="1707-06-19"
                     June 1707</death>
                  <note><p><ref target="http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/25381?docPos=1"
                              ><persName>William Sherlock</persName> was a clergyman who on the
                              <date when="1691-06-15">15th June 1691</date> was named Dean of
                              <placeName>St Paul's Cathedral</placeName>. There was some earlier
                           controversy over his oaths to <persName>King William the Third</persName>
                           and his wife <persName>Queen Mary</persName>, as at first he refused to
                           take them. However, after convincing others to abstain from taking the
                           oath and having some of his arguments against taking the oath circulated,
                           he changed his position and swore to the new King and Queen in <date
                              when="1690-08">August 1690</date>. Some credit Sherlock's radical
                           change of heart to the influence of his wife.</ref></p></note>
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            <l rend="hand">defoe 2nd ed.</l>

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               <l rend="hand">1609/5380</l>

            <lg type="title">
               <l>HYMN, &amp;c.</l>

               <fw type="sig">A</fw>

         <div type="page" n="2">

            <lg type="title">
               <l>TO THE</l>

            <lg type="subtitle">
               <l>%1The Second Edition Corrected, with Additions%2.</l>

            <lg type="publicationPlace">
               <l>L O N D 0 N:</l>

            <lg type="publicationDate">
               <l>Printed in the Year, <date when="1703">MDCCIII</date></l>

         <div type="page" n="3">

            <lg type="pageNumber">

            <lg type="title">
               <l>TO THE</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="1">
               <l n="1">HAIL! %1Hi'roglyphick%2 State %1Machin%2,</l>
               <l n="2">Contriv'd to Punish Fancy in:</l>
               <l n="3">Men that are Men, in thee can feel no Pain,</l>
               <l n="4">And all thy %1Insignificants%2 Disdain.</l>
               <l n="5">Contempt, that false New Word for shame,</l>
               <l n="6">Is without Crime, an empty Name.</l>
               <l n="7">A Shadow to Amuse Mankind,</l>
               <l n="8">But never frights the Wise or Well-fix'd Mind:</l>
               <l n="9"><app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">Virtue</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">Vertue</rdg>
                  </app> despises Humane Scorn,</l>
               <l n="10">And Scandals Innocence adorn.</l>

               <fw type="sig">B</fw>
               <fw type="catchword">Exalted</fw>

         <div type="page" n="4">

            <lg type="pageNumber">

            <lg type="stanza" n="1">
               <l n="11">Exalted on thy %1Stool of State%2,</l>
               <l n="12">What Prospect do I see of Sov'reign Fate;</l>
               <l n="13">How <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">the</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">th'</rdg>
                  </app> %1Inscrutables%2 of Providence,</l>
               <l n="14">Differ from our contracted Sence;</l>
               <l n="15">Here by the Errors of the Town,</l>
               <l n="16">The Fools look out, <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">the</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">and</rdg>
                  </app> Knaves look on.</l>
               <l n="17">Persons or Crimes find here the same respect,</l>
               <l n="18">And Vice does Vertue oft Correct,</l>
               <l n="19">The undistinguish'd Fury of the Street,</l>
               <l n="20"><app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">With</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">which</rdg>
                  </app> Mob and Malice Mankind Greet:</l>
               <l n="21">No Byass can the Rabble draw,</l>
               <l n="22">But %1Dirt%2 throws %1Dirt%2 without respect to Merit, or to Law.</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="2">
               <l n="23">Sometimes the %1Air of Scandal%2 to maintain,</l>
               <l n="24">%1Villains%2 look from thy Lofty Loops in Vain:</l>
               <l n="25">But who can judge of Crimes by Punishment,</l>
               <l n="26">Where Parties Rule, and L....s Subservient.</l>
               <l n="27">Justice with Change of Int'rest Learns to bow,</l>
               <l n="28">And what was Merit once, is Murther now:</l>

               <fw type="catchword">Actions</fw>

         <div type="page" n="5">

            <lg type="pageNumber">

            <lg type="stanza" n="2">
               <l n="29">Actions receive their Tincture from the Times,</l>
               <l n="30">And as they change are Vertues made or Crimes.</l>
               <l n="31">Thou art the %1State-Trap%2 of the Law,</l>
               <l n="32">But neither canst keep Knaves, nor Honest Men in Awe;</l>
               <l n="33">These are too hard'nd in Offence,</l>
               <l n="34">And those upheld by Innocence.</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="3">
               <l n="35">How have thy <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">%1opening Vacancys%2</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">opening Vacancys</rdg>
                  </app> receiv'd,</l>
               <l n="36">In every Age the Criminals of State?</l>
               <l n="37">And how has Mankind been deceiv'd,</l>
               <l n="38">When they distinguish Crimes by Fate?</l>
               <l n="39">Tell us, %1Great Engine%2, how to understand,</l>
               <l n="40">Or reconcile the Justice of the Land;</l>
               <l n="41">How <persName ref="#JB">%1Bastwick%2</persName>, <persName ref="#WP"
                     >%1Pryn%2</persName>, <persName>%1Hunt%2</persName>, <persName> </persName> and
               <l n="42">Men of unspotted Honesty;</l>
               <l n="43">Men that had Learning, Wit and Sence,</l>
               <l n="44">And more than most Men have had since,</l>
               <l n="45">Could equal Title to thee claim,</l>
               <l n="46">With <persName ref="#TO">%1Oats%2</persName> and <persName ref="#WF"
                     >%1Fuller%2</persName>, Men of later Fame:</l>

               <fw type="sig">B2</fw>
               <fw type="catchword">Even</fw>

         <div type="page" n="6">

            <lg type="pageNmuber">

            <lg type="stanza" n="3">
               <l n="47">Even the Learned <persName ref="#JS">%1Selden%2</persName> saw,</l>
               <l n="48">A Prospect of thee, thro' the Law:</l>
               <l n="49">He had thy %1Lofty Pinnacles%2 in view,</l>
               <l n="50">But so much Honour never was thy due:</l>
               <l n="51">Had the Great %1Selden%2 Triumph'd on thy Stage,</l>
               <l n="52">%1Selden%2 the Honour of his Age;</l>
               <l n="53">No Man wou'd ever shun thee more,</l>
               <l n="54">Or grudge to stand where %1Selden%2 stood before.</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="4">
               <l n="55">Thou art no shame to Truth and <rhyme type="triplet" label="a"
               <l n="56">Nor is the Character of such defac'd by <rhyme type="triplet" label="a"
               <l n="57">Who suffer by Oppressive <rhyme type="triplet" label="a"
               <l n="58">Shame, like the Exhalations of the Sun,</l>
               <l n="59">Falls back where first the motion was begun:</l>
               <l n="60">And <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">he</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">they</rdg>
                  </app> who for no Crime shall on thy Brows appear,</l>
               <l n="61">Bears less Reproach than they who plac'd <app>
                     <rdg wit="Q2">him</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">'em</rdg>
                  </app> there.</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="5">
               <l n="62">But if Contempt is on thy Face entail'd,</l>
               <l n="63">Disgrace it self shall be asham'd ;</l>
               <l n="64">Scandal shall blush that it has not prevail'd,</l>

               <fw type="catchword">To</fw>

         <div type="page" n="7">

            <lg type="pageNumber">

            <lg type="stanza" n="5">
               <l n="65">To blast the Man it has defam'd.</l>
               <l n="66">Let all that merit equal Punishment,</l>
               <l n="67">Stand there with him, and we are all Content.</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="6">
               <l n="68">There would the Fam'd <persName ref="#HS">%1S---ll%2</persName>
                  <rhyme type="triplet" label="b">stand</rhyme>,</l>
               <l n="69">With Trumpet of Sedition in his <rhyme type="triplet" label="b"
               <l n="70">Sounding the first %1Crusado%2 in the <rhyme type="triplet" label="b"
               <l n="71">He from a Church of %1England%2 Pulpit first</l>
               <l n="72">All his Dissenting Brethren Curst;</l>
               <l n="73">Doom'd them to Satan for a Prey,</l>
               <l n="74">And first found out %1the shortest way%2;</l>
               <l n="75">With him the Wise <roleName ref="#RM">Vice-Chancellor</roleName> o'th'
               <l n="76">Who, tho' our Printers Licences defy,</l>
               <l n="77">Willing to show his forwardness,</l>
               <l n="78">Bless'd it with his Authority;</l>
               <l n="79">He gave the Churche's Sanction to the Work,</l>
               <l n="80">As %1Popes%2 bless Colours for Troops which fight the %1Turk%2.</l>
               <l n="81">Doctors in scandall these are grown,</l>
               <l n="82">For %1Red-hot Zeal%2 and Furious Learning known:</l>

               <fw type="catchword">Professors</fw>

         <div type="page" n="8">

            <lg type="pageNumber">

            <lg type="stanza" n="6">
               <l n="83">Professors in Reproach and highly fit,</l>
               <l n="84">For %1Juno%2's Academy, %1Billingsgate%2.</l>
               <l n="85">Thou like a True-born %1English%2 <rhyme type="triplet" label="c"
               <l n="86">Hast from their Composition <rhyme type="triplet" label="c"
               <l n="87">And now art like to smart for being a <rhyme type="triplet" label="c"
               <l n="88">And as of %1English%2 Men, 'twas always <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">meant</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">ment</rdg>
               <l n="89">They'r better to Improve than to Invent;</l>
               <l n="90">Upon their Model thou hast made,</l>
               <l n="91">A Monster makes the World afraid.</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="7">
               <l n="92">With them let all the States-men stand,</l>
               <l n="93">Who Guide us with unsteady hand:</l>
               <l n="94">Who Armies, <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">Fleets</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">Fleet</rdg>
                  </app>, and Men betray;</l>
               <l n="95">And Ruine all %1the shortest way%2.</l>
               <l n="96">Let all those Souldiers stand in sight,</l>
               <l n="97">Who're Willing to be paid and not to fight.</l>
               <l n="98">Agents, and Collonels, who false Musters bring,</l>
               <l n="99">To Cheat <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">their</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">your</rdg>
                  </app> Country first, and then <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">their</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">your</rdg>
                  </app> King:</l>
               <l n="100">Bring all your %1Coward Captains%2 of the Fleet;</l>
               <l n="101">%1Lord! What a Crow'd will there be when they meet?%2</l>

               <fw type="catchword">They</fw>

         <div type="page" n="9">

            <lg type="pageNumber">

            <lg type="stanza" n="7">
               <l n="102">They who let <persName ref="#BP">%1Pointi%2</persName> 'scape to
               <l n="103">With all the Gods of %1Carthagena%2 Blest.</l>
               <l n="104">Those who betray'd our %1Turkey%2 Fleet;</l>
               <l n="105">Or Injur'd %1Talmash%2 Sold at %1Camaret%2.</l>
               <l n="106">Who miss'd the Squadron from %1Thouloon%2,</l>
               <l n="107">And always came too late or else too soon;</l>
               <l n="108">All these are Heroes whose great Actions Claim,</l>
               <l n="109">Immortal <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">Honours</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">Honour</rdg>
                  </app> to their Dying Fame;</l>
               <l n="110">And ought not to have been Denyed,</l>
               <l n="111">On thy <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">%1great Counterscarp%2</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">great Counterscarp</rdg>
                  </app>, to have their Valour try'd.</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="8">
               <l n="112">Why have not these upon thy <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">%1spreading Stage%2</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">swelling stage</rdg>
               <l n="113">Tasted the keener Justice of the Age;</l>
               <l n="114">If 'tis because their Crimes are <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">too</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">to</rdg>
                  </app> remote,</l>
               <l n="115">Whom leaden-footed Justice has forgot?</l>
               <l n="116">Let's view the modern Scenes of Fame,</l>
               <l n="117">If Men and Management are not the same;</l>
               <l n="118">When Fleets go out with Money, and with Men,</l>
               <l n="119">Just time enough to venture home again?</l>

               <fw type="catchword">Navyes</fw>

         <div type="page" n="10">

            <lg type="pageNumber">

            <lg type="stanza" n="8">
               <l n="120">Navyes prepar'd to guar'd th' insulted Coast,</l>
               <l n="121">And Convoys settl'd when Our Ships are lost.</l>
               <l n="122">Some Heroes lately come from Sea,</l>
               <l n="123">If they were paid their Due, should stand with thee;</l>
               <l n="124">Papers too should their Deeds relate,</l>
               <l n="125">To prove the Justice of their Fate:</l>
               <l n="126">Their Deeds of War at %1Port Saint Mary%2's done,</l>
               <l n="127">And <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">set</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">see</rdg>
                  </app> the Trophy's by them, which they won:</l>
               <l n="128">Let <persName ref="#DO">%1Or ---- d's%2</persName> Declaration there
               <l n="129">He'd certainly be pleas'd to see 'em there.</l>
               <l n="130">Let some good Limner represent,</l>
               <l n="131">The ravish'd Nuns, the plunder'd Town,</l>
               <l n="132">The %1English%2 Honour how mispent;</l>
               <l n="133">The shameful coming back, and little done.</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="9">
               <l n="134">The %1Vigo%2 Men should next appear,</l>
               <l n="135">To Triumph on <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">%1thy Theater%2</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">thy Theatre</rdg>
               <l n="136">They, who on board the Great Galoons had been,</l>
               <l n="137">Who rob'd the %1Spaniards%2 first, and then the Queen:</l>

               <fw type="catchword">Set</fw>

         <div type="page" n="11">

            <lg type="pageNumber">

            <lg type="stanza" n="9">
               <l n="138">Set up the praises to their Valour due,</l>
               <l n="139">How Eighty Sail, had beaten Twenty two.</l>
               <l n="140">Two Troopers so, and one Dragoon,</l>
               <l n="141">Conquer'd a %1Spanish%2 Boy, <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">at %1Pampalone%2</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">a Pampalone</rdg>
               <l n="142">Yet let them <persName ref="#DO">%1Or----d's%2</persName> Conduct own,</l>
               <l n="143">Who beat them first on Shore, or little had been done:</l>
               <l n="144">What unknown spoils from thence are come,</l>
               <l n="145">How much was brought away, %1How little home%2.</l>
               <l n="146">If all the Thieves should on <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">%1thy Scaffold%2</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">thy Scaffold</rdg>
                  </app> stand</l>
               <l n="147">Who rob'd their Masters in Command:</l>
               <l n="148">The Multitude would soon outdo,</l>
               <l n="149">The City Crouds of <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">%1Lord Mayor show%2</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">Lord Mayors Show</rdg>

            <lg type="stanza" n="10">
               <l n="150">Upon thy <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">%1Penitential stools%2</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">Penitential stools</rdg>
               <l n="151">Some People should be plac'd for Fools:</l>
               <l n="152">As some for Instance who while they look on;</l>
               <l n="153">See others plunder all, and they got none.</l>
               <l n="154">Next the <addName ref="#HB">Lieutenant General</addName>,</l>
               <l n="155">To get the Devill, lost the De'll and all;</l>
               <l n="156">And he some little badge should bear,</l>
               <l n="157">Who ought<app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">, in Justice,</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">in justice</rdg>
                  </app> to have hang'd 'em there:</l>

               <fw type="sig">C</fw><fw type="cathword">This</fw>

         <div type="page" n="12">

            <lg type="pageNumber">

            <lg type="stanza" n="10">
               <l n="158">This had his Honour more maintain'd,</l>
               <l n="159">Than all the Spoils at %1Vigo%2 gain'd.</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="11">
               <l n="160">Then Clap <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">%1thy Wooden Wings%2</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">thy Wooden Wings</rdg>
                  </app> for Joy,</l>
               <l n="161">And greet the Men of Great Employ;</l>
               <l n="162">The Authors of the Nations discontent,</l>
               <l n="163">And Scandal of a Christian Government.</l>
               <l n="164">%1Jobbers%2, and %1Brokers%2 of the City Stocks,</l>
               <l n="165">With forty Thousand Tallies at their backs;</l>
               <l n="166">Who make our Banks and <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">Companies</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">Companyes</rdg>
                  </app> obey,</l>
               <l n="167">Or sink 'em all %1the shortest way%2.</l>
               <l n="168">Th' Intrinsick Value of our Stocks,</l>
               <l n="169">Is stated in <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">their</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">our</rdg>
                  </app> Calculating Books;</l>
               <l n="170">Th' Imaginary Prices rise and fall,</l>
               <l n="171">As they Command who toss the Ball;</l>
               <l n="172">Let 'em upon thy lofty Turrets stand,</l>
               <l n="173">With %1Bear-skins%2 on the back, %1Debentures%2 in the hand,</l>
               <l n="174">And write in <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">Capitals</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">Capital</rdg>
                  </app> upon the Post,</l>
               <l n="175">That here they should remain,</l>
               <l n="176">Till this %1Ænigma%2 they explain,</l>
               <l n="177">How <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">Stocks</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">stocks</rdg>
                  </app> should Fall, when Sales surmount the Cost,</l>
               <l n="178">And rise again when Ships are lost. <fw type="catchword">Great</fw></l>

         <div type="page" n="13">

            <lg type="pageNumber">

            <lg type="stanza" n="12">
               <l n="179">Great <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">%1Monster of the Law%2</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">Monster of the Law</rdg>
                  </app>, Exalt thy Head;</l>
               <l n="180">Appear no more in Masquerade,</l>
               <l n="181">In Homely Phrase Express thy Discontent,</l>
               <l n="182">And move it in th' Approaching Parliament:</l>
               <l n="183">Tell 'em how <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">Paper went</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">Papers were</rdg>
                  </app> instead of Coin,</l>
               <l n="184">With Int'rest eight %1per Cent%2. and Discount Nine,</l>
               <l n="185">Of %1Irish%2 Transport Debts unpaid,</l>
               <l n="186">Bills false Endors'd, and long Accounts unmade.</l>
               <l n="187">And tell them all the Nation hopes to <rhyme type="triplet" label="d"
               <l n="188">They'll send the Guilty down to <rhyme type="triplet" label="d"
               <l n="189">Rather than those who write their <rhyme type="triplet" label="d"

            <lg type="stanza" n="13">
               <l n="190">Then bring those Justices upon thy Bench,</l>
               <l n="191">Who vilely break the Laws they should defend;</l>
               <l n="192">And upon Equity Intrench,</l>
               <l n="193">By Punishing the Crimes they will not Mend.</l>
               <l n="194"><app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">Set</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">Let</rdg>
                  </app> every vitious Magistrate,</l>
               <l n="195">Upon thy sumptuous Chariot of the State;</l>
               <l n="196">There let 'em all in Triumph ride,</l>
               <l n="197">Their Purple and their Scarlet laid aside.</l>

               <fw type="sig">C2</fw>
               <fw type="catchword">Let</fw>

         <div type="page" n="14">

            <lg type="pageNumber">

            <lg type="stanza" n="13">
               <l n="198">Let <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">none</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">no</rdg>
                  </app> such %1Bride-well%2 Justices Protect,</l>
               <l n="199">As first debauch the Whores which they Correct:</l>
               <l n="200">Such who with Oaths and Drunk'ness sit,</l>
               <l n="201">And Punish far less Crimes than they Commit:</l>
               <l n="202">These certainly deserve to stand,</l>
               <l n="203">With Trophies of Authority in <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">Either</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">Each</rdg>
                  </app> Hand.</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="14">
               <l n="204">Upon %1thy Pulpit%2, <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">set</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">see</rdg>
                  </app> the Drunken Priest,</l>
               <l n="205">Who turns the Gospel to a <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">baudy</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">daily</rdg>
                  </app> Jest;</l>
               <l n="206">Let the Fraternity Degrade him there,</l>
               <l n="207">Lest they like him appear:</l>
               <l n="208">There let him, his %1Memento Mori%2 Preach,</l>
               <l n="209">And by Example, not by Doctrine, Teach.</l>
               <l n="210">Next bring the Lewder Clergy there,</l>
               <l n="211">Who Preach those Sins down, which %1they can't forbear%2;</l>
               <l n="212">Those %1Sons of God%2 who every day %1Go in%2,</l>
               <l n="213">Both to %1the Daughters%2 and %1the Wives%2 of Men;</l>
               <l n="214">There Let 'em stand to be the Nations Jest,</l>
               <l n="215">And save the Reputation of the rest.</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="15">
               <l n="216"><persName ref="#JA">%1A--ll%2</persName> who for the Gospel left the
               <l n="217">And deep within the <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">Clefts</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">Cleft</rdg>
                  </app> of Darkness saw;</l>

               <fw type="catchword">Let</fw>

         <div type="page" n="15">

            <lg type="pageNumber">

            <lg type="stanza" n="15">
               <l n="218">Let him be an Example made,</l>
               <l n="219">Who durst the Parsons Province so Invade;</l>
               <l n="220">To his new Ecclesiastick Rules,</l>
               <l n="221">We owe the Knowledge that we all are Fools:</l>
               <l n="222">Old %1Charon%2 shall no more dark Souls convey,</l>
               <l n="223"><persName ref="#JA">%1A--ll</persName> has found the shortest way%2:</l>
               <l n="224">Vain is your funeral Pomp and Bells,</l>
               <l n="225">Your Grave-stones, Monuments and Knells;</l>
               <l n="226">Vain are the Trophyes of the Grave,</l>
               <l n="227"><persName ref="#JA">%1A--ll%2</persName> shall all that Foppery save;</l>
               <l n="228">And to the Clergy's great Reproach,</l>
               <l n="229">Shall change the %1Hearse%2 into a %1Fiery Coach%2:</l>
               <l n="230">What Man the Learned Riddle can receive,</l>
               <l n="231">Which none can Answer, and yet none Believe;</l>
               <l n="232">Let him Recorded, on <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">%1thy Lists%2</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">thy List</rdg>
                  </app> remain,</l>
               <l n="233">Till he shall Heav'n by his own Rules obtain.</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="16">
               <l n="234">If a Poor Author has Embrac'd <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">%1thy Wood%2</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">thy Wood</rdg>
               <l n="235">Only because he was not understood,</l>

               <fw type="catchword">They</fw>

         <div type="page" n="16">

            <lg type="pageNumber">

            <lg type="stanza" n="16">
               <l n="236">They Punish Mankind but by halves,</l>
               <l n="237">Till they stand there,</l>
               <l n="238">Who <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">false</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">gainst</rdg>
                  </app> to their own Principles appear:</l>
               <l n="239">And cannot understand themselves.</l>
               <l n="240">Those %1Nimshites%2, who with furious Zeal drive on,</l>
               <l n="241">And build up %1Rome%2 to pull down %1Babylon%2;</l>
               <l n="242">The real <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">Authors</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">Author</rdg>
                  </app> of %1the Shortest Way%2,</l>
               <l n="243">Who for Destruction, not Conversion pray:</l>
               <l n="244">There let those Sons of Strife remain,</l>
               <l n="245">Till this Church Riddle they Explain;</l>
               <l n="246">How at Dissenters they can raise a Storm,</l>
               <l n="247">But would not have them all Conform;</l>
               <l n="248">For <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">%1there%2</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">there</rdg>
                  </app> their certain Ruine would come in,</l>
               <l n="249">And Moderation, <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">%1which they hate%2</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">which they hate</rdg>
                  </app>, begin.</l>
               <l n="250">Some Church-men Next should Grace thy Pews,</l>
               <l n="251">Who Talk of Loyalty they never use;</l>
               <l n="252">Passive Obedience well becomes thy Stage,</l>
               <l n="253">For both have been the banter of the Age.</l>
               <l n="254">Get them but Once within thy reach,</l>
               <l n="255">You'l make them practice what they us'd to Teach.</l>

               <fw type="catchword">Next</fw>

         <div type="page" n="17">

            <lg type="pageNumber">

            <lg type="stanza" n="17">
               <l n="256">Next bring some Lawyers to %1thy <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">%1Bar%2</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">%1Barr%2</rdg>
               <l n="257">By %1Inuendo%2 they might all stand there;</l>
               <l n="258">There let them Expiate that Guilt,</l>
               <l n="259">And Pay for all that Blood their Tongues ha' spilt;</l>
               <l n="260">These are the Mountebanks of <rhyme type="triplet" label="e"
               <l n="261">Who %1by the slight of <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">%1Tongue%2</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">%1Tongues%2</rdg>
                  </app>%2 can Crimes <rhyme type="triplet" label="e">create</rhyme>,</l>
               <l n="262">And dress up Trifles in the %1Robes of <rhyme type="triplet" label="e"
               <l n="263">The %1Mastives%2 of a Government,</l>
               <l n="264">To %1worry%2 and run down the Innocent;</l>
               <l n="265">The Engines of Infernall Wit,</l>
               <l n="266">Cover'd with Cunning and Deceit:</l>
               <l n="267">%1Satans%2 Sublimese Attribute they use,</l>
               <l n="268">For first they Tempt and then Accuse;</l>
               <l n="269">No Vows or promises Can bind their hands,</l>
               <l n="270">Submissive Law Obedient stands:</l>
               <l n="271">When Power Concurr and Lawless force stands by</l>
               <l n="272">He's Lunatick that Looks for Honesty.</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="18">
               <l n="273">There Sat a <addName ref="#SH">Man of Mighty Fame</addName>,</l>
               <l n="274">Whose Actions speak him plainer than his Name ;</l>

               <fw type="catchword">In</fw>

         <div type="page" n="18">

            <lg type="pageNumber">

            <lg type="stanza" n="18">
               <l n="275">In vain he struggl'd, he harangu'd in vain,</l>
               <l n="276">To bring in %1Whipping Sentences%2 again:</l>
               <l n="277">And to debauch a Milder Government,</l>
               <l n="278">With %1Abdicated kinds of Punishment%2.</l>
               <l n="279">No wonder he should Law despise,</l>
               <l n="280">Who %1Jesus Christ%2 himself denies;</l>
               <l n="281">His Actions only now direct,</l>
               <l n="282"><app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">What</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">That</rdg>
                  </app> we when he is made a <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">J--e</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">Judge</rdg>
                  </app>, expect:</l>
               <l n="283"><app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">Set</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">Let</rdg>
                  <persName ref="#SL">%1L--ll%2</persName> next to his Disgrace,</l>
               <l n="284">With <persName ref="#JW">%1Whitney</persName>'s Horses%2 staring in his
               <l n="285">There let his Cup of Pennance be kept full,</l>
               <l n="286">Till he's less Noisy, Insolent and Dull.</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="19">
               <l n="287">When all these Heroes have past <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">o'er</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">once</rdg>
                  </app> thy Stage,</l>
               <l n="288">And thou hast been the Satyr of the Age;</l>
               <l n="289">Wait then a while for all those Sons of Fame,</l>
               <l n="290">Whom present Pow'r has made too great to name:</l>
               <l n="291">Fenc'd from thy hands, they keep our Verse in Awe,</l>
               <l n="292">Too great for Satyr, and too great for Law .</l>

               <fw type="catchword">As</fw>

         <div type="page" n="19">

            <lg type="pageNumber">

            <lg type="stanza" n="19">
               <l n="293">As they their Commands lay down,</l>
               <l n="294">They all shall pay their Homage to thy %1Cloudy Throne%2:</l>
               <l n="295">And till within thy reach they be,</l>
               <l n="296">Exalt them in Effigie.</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="20">
               <l n="297">The <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">Martyrs</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">Martyr</rdg>
                  </app> of the by-past Reign,</l>
               <l n="298">For whom new Oaths have been prepar'd in vain;</l>
               <l n="299"><persName ref="#WS">%1She--k%2's</persName> Disciple first by him
               <l n="300">He for a K-- and they for F--s should stand.</l>
               <l n="301">Tho' some affirm he ought to be Excus'd,</l>
               <l n="302">Since to this Day he had refus'd;</l>
               <l n="303">And this was all the Frailty of his Life,</l>
               <l n="304">He Damn'd his Conscience, to oblige his Wife.</l>
               <l n="305">But spare that Priest, whose tottering Conscience knew</l>
               <l n="306">That if he took but one, he'd Perjure two:</l>
               <l n="307">Bluntly resolv'd he wou'd not break 'em both,</l>
               <l n="308">And Swore by G--d he'd never take the Oath;</l>
               <l n="309">Hang him, he can't be fit for thee,</l>
               <l n="310">For his <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">%1unusual Honesty%2</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">unusual Honesty</rdg>

            <lg type="stanza" n="21">
               <l n="311">Thou %1Speaking Trumpet%2 of Mens Fame,</l>
               <l n="312">Enter in every Court thy Claim;</l>
               <l n="313">Demand 'em all, for they are all thy own,</l>
               <l n="314">Who swear to Three Kings, but are true to none.</l>

               <fw type="sig">D</fw>
               <fw type="catchword">Turn</fw>

         <div type="page" n="20">

            <lg type="pageNumber">

            <lg type="stanza" n="21">
               <l n="315">Turn-Coats of all sides are thy due,</l>
               <l n="316">And he who once is false, is never true:</l>
               <l n="317">To Day can Swear, to Morrow can Abjure,</l>
               <l n="318">For Treachery's a Crime no Man can Cure:</l>
               <l n="319">Such without scruple, for the time to come,</l>
               <l n="320">May Swear to all the Kings in Christendom;</l>
               <l n="321">But he's a Mad Man will rely</l>
               <l n="322">Upon their lost Fidelity.</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="22">
               <l n="323">They that in vast Employments rob the State,</l>
               <l n="324">Let them in %1thy Embraces%2 meet their Fate;</l>
               <l n="325"><app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">Let</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">See</rdg>
                  </app> not the Millions they by Fraud obtain,</l>
               <l n="326">Protect 'em from the Scandal, or the Pain:</l>
               <l n="327">They who from Mean Beginnings grow</l>
               <l n="328">To vast Estates, but <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">%1God knows how%2</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">God knows how</rdg>
               <l n="329">Who carry untold <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">Summs</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">Sums</rdg>
                  </app> away,</l>
               <l n="330">From little Places, with but little Pay:</l>
               <l n="331">Who Costly Palaces Erect,</l>
               <l n="332">The Thieves that built them to Protect;</l>
               <l n="333">The %1Gardens%2, %1Grotto's%2, %1Fountains%2, %1Walks%2, and
               <l n="334">Where Vice Triumphs in Pride, and Lawless Loves:</l>
               <l n="335">Where mighty Luxury and Drunk'ness Reign'd,</l>
               <l n="336">Profusely Spend what they Prophanely Gain'd:</l>

               <fw type="catchword">Tell</fw>

         <div type="page" n="21">

            <lg type="pageNumber">

            <lg type="stanza" n="22">
               <l n="337">Tell 'em their %1Mene Tekel's%2 on the Wall,</l>
               <l n="338">Tell 'em the %1Nations Money%2 paid for all:</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="23">
               <l n="339">Advance <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">%1thy double Front%2</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">thy double front</rdg>
                  </app> and show,</l>
               <l n="340">And let us both the Crimes and Persons know:</l>
               <l n="341">Place them aloft upon <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">%1thy Throne%2</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">thy Throne</rdg>
               <l n="342">Who slight the Nation's Business for their own;</l>
               <l n="343">Neglect their Posts, in spight of Double Pay,</l>
               <l n="344">And run us all in Debt %1the Shortest Way%2.</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="24">
               <l n="345">%1Great Pageant%2, Change thy Dirty Scene,</l>
               <l n="346">For on thy Steps some Ladies may be seen;</l>
               <l n="347">When Beauty stoops upon thy Stage to show</l>
               <l n="348">She laughs at all the Humble Fools below.</l>
               <l n="349">Set %1Sapho%2 there, whose Husband paid for Clothes</l>
               <l n="350">Two Hundred Pounds a Week in %1Furbulo's%2:</l>
               <l n="351">There in her Silks and Scarlets let her shine,</l>
               <l n="352">%1She's Beauteous all without, all Whore within%2.</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="25">
               <l n="353">Next let Gay %1URANIA%2 Ride,</l>
               <l n="354">Her Coach and Six attending by her side:</l>
               <l n="355">Long has she waited, but in vain,</l>
               <l n="356">The City Homage to obtain:</l>

               <fw type="sig">D2</fw>
               <fw type="catchword">The</fw>

         <div type="page" n="22">

            <lg type="pageNumber">

            <lg type="stanza" n="25">
               <l n="357">The Sumptuous Harlot long'd t' Insult the %1Chair%2,</l>
               <l n="358">And Triumph o'er our City Beauties there.</l>
               <l n="359">Here let her Haughty Thoughts be Gratifi'd,</l>
               <l n="360">In Triumph let her Ride;</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="26">
               <l n="361">Let %1DIADORA%2 next appear,</l>
               <l n="362">And all that want to know her, see her there.</l>
               <l n="363">What tho' she's not %1a True Born English Wh--re?%2</l>
               <l n="364">%1French%2 Harlots have been here before;</l>
               <l n="365">Let not the Pomp nor Grandeur of her State</l>
               <l n="366">Prevent the Justice of her Fate,</l>
               <l n="367">But let her an Example now be made</l>
               <l n="368">To Foreign %1Wh--s%2 who spoil the English Trade.</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="28">
               <l n="369">Let %1Flettumacy%2 with his Pompous Train,</l>
               <l n="370">Attempt to rescue her in vain;</l>
               <l n="371">Content at last to see her shown,</l>
               <l n="372">Let him despise her Wit, and find his own:</l>
               <l n="373">Tho' his Inheritance of Brains was small,</l>
               <l n="374">Dear-bought Experience will Instruct us all.</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="29">
               <l n="375">Claim 'em, thou %1Herald of Reproach%2,</l>
               <l n="376">Who with uncommon Lewdness will Debauch;</l>

               <fw type="catchword">Let</fw>

         <div type="page" n="23">

            <lg type="pageNumber">

            <lg type="stanza" n="29">
               <l n="377">Let %1C--%2 upon thy Borders spend his Life,</l>
               <l n="378">'Till he Recants the Bargain with his Wife:</l>
               <l n="379">And till this Riddle both Explain,</l>
               <l n="380">How neither can themselves Contain;</l>
               <l n="381">How Nature can on both sides run so high,</l>
               <l n="382">As neither side can neither side supply:</l>
               <l n="383">And so in Charity agree,</l>
               <l n="384">He keeps two Brace of Whores, two Stallions she.</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="30">
               <l n="385">What need of %1Satyr%2 to Reform the Town?</l>
               <l n="386">Or Laws to keep our Vices down?</l>
               <l n="387">Let 'em %1to Thee%2 due Homage pay,</l>
               <l n="388">This will Reform us all %1the Shortest Way%2.</l>
               <l n="389">Let 'em %1to thee%2 bring all the Knaves and Fools,</l>
               <l n="390">Vertue will guide the rest by Rules;</l>
               <l n="391">They'll need no Treacherous Friends, no breach of Faith,</l>
               <l n="392">No Hir'd Evidence with their Infecting Breath;</l>
               <l n="393">No Servants Masters to Betray,</l>
               <l n="394">Or <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">Knights</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">Knight</rdg>
                  </app> o'th' Post, who Swear for Pay;</l>
               <l n="395">No injur'd <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">Author'll</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">Author'l</rdg>
                  </app> on thy Steps appear,</l>
               <l n="396"><app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">Not</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">Nor</rdg>
                  </app> such as %1won't be Rogues%2, but such %1as are%2.</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="31">
               <l n="397">The first Intent of Laws</l>
               <l n="398">Was to Correct th' Effect, and check the Cause;</l>

               <fw type="catchword">And</fw>

         <div type="page" n="24">

            <lg type="pageNuber">

            <lg type="stanza" n="31">
               <l n="399">And all the Ends of Punishment,</l>
               <l n="400">Were only Future Mischiefs to prevent.</l>
               <l n="401">But justice is Inverted when</l>
               <l n="402">Those Engines of the Law,</l>
               <l n="403">Instead of pinching Vicious Men,</l>
               <l n="404">Keep Honest <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">Ones</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">ones</rdg>
                  </app> in awe;</l>
               <l n="405">Thy Business is, as all Men know,</l>
               <l n="406">To Punish Villains, not to make Men so.</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="32">
               <l n="407">When ever then thou art prepar'd,</l>
               <l n="408">To prompt that Vice thou should'st Reward,</l>
               <l n="409">And by the Terrors of thy <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">%1Grisly Face%2</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">Grisly Face</rdg>
               <l n="410">Make Men turn Rogues to shun Disgrace;</l>
               <l n="411">The End of thy Creation is destroy'd,</l>
               <l n="412">Justice expires of Course, and Law's made void.</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="33">
               <l n="413">What are thy Terrors ? that for fear of thee,</l>
               <l n="414">Mankind should dare to sink their Honesty?</l>
               <l n="415">He's Bold to Impudence, that dare turn Knave,</l>
               <l n="416">The Scandal of thy Company to save:</l>
               <l n="417">He that will Crimes he never knew confess,</l>
               <l n="418">Does more than if he knew those Crimes transgress:</l>
               <l n="419">And he that fears thee more than to be base,</l>
               <l n="420">May want a <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">%1Heart%2</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">Heart</rdg>
                  </app>, but does not want a <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">%1Face%2</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">Face</rdg>

               <fw type="catchword">Thou</fw>

         <div type="page" n="25">

            <lg type="pageNumber">

            <lg type="stanza" n="34">
               <l n="421">Thou like the Devil dost appear</l>
               <l n="422">Blacker than really thou art by far:</l>
               <l n="423">A wild Chimerick Notion of Reproach,</l>
               <l n="424">Too little for a Crime, for none too much:</l>
               <l n="425">Let none th' Indignity resent,</l>
               <l n="426">For Crime is all the shame of Punishment.</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="35">
               <l n="427">Thou <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">%1Bug-bear%2</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">Bug-bear</rdg>
                  </app> of the Law stand up and speak,</l>
               <l n="428">Thy long Misconstru'd Silence break,</l>
               <l n="429">Tell us who 'tis upon <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">%1thy Ridge%2</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">thy Ridge</rdg>
                  </app> stands there,</l>
               <l n="430">So full of Fault, and yet so void of Fear;</l>
               <l n="431">And from the Paper in his Hat,</l>
               <l n="432">Let all Mankind be told for what:</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="36">
               <l n="433">Tell them it was because he was too bold,</l>
               <l n="434">And told those Truths, which shou'd not ha' been told.</l>
               <l n="435"><app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">Extol</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">Extoll</rdg>
                  </app> the Justice of the Land,</l>
               <l n="436">Who Punish what they will not understand.</l>
               <l n="437">Tell them he stands Exalted there,</l>
               <l n="438">For speaking what we wou'd not hear;</l>
               <l n="439">And yet he might ha' been secure,</l>
               <l n="440">Had he said less, or wou'd he ha' said more.</l>

               <fw type="catchword">Tell</fw>

         <div type="page" n="26">

            <lg type="pageNumber">

            <lg type="stanza" n="36">
               <l n="441">Tell them that this is his Reward,</l>
               <l n="442">And worse is yet for him prepar'd,</l>
               <l n="443">Because his Foolish Vertue was so nice</l>
               <l n="444">As not to sell his Friends, according to his Friends Advice;</l>

            <lg type="stanza" n="37">
               <l n="445">And thus he's an Example made,</l>
               <l n="446">To make Men of their Honesty afraid,</l>
               <l n="447">That for the time to come they may,</l>
               <l n="448">More willingly their Friends betray;</l>
               <l n="449">Tell 'em the <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">M--</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">Men</rdg>
                  </app> that plac'd him here,</l>
               <l n="450">Are <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">Sc--ls to</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">Friends unto</rdg>
                  </app> the Times,</l>
               <l n="451"><app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">Are</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">But</rdg>
                  </app> at a loss to find his <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">Guilt</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">Guile</rdg>
               <l n="452"><app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">And</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">They</rdg>
                  </app> can't <app>
                     <rdg wit="#Q2">Commit</rdg>
                     <rdg wit="#Q1">commit</rdg>
                  </app> his Crimes.</l>



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