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Virtue engages his assent,
But pleasure wins his heart.
'Tis here the folly of the wise Through all his art we view;
And, while his tongue the charge denies, His conscience owns it true.
Bound on a voyage of awful length
But oars alone can ne'er prevail
To reach the distant coast;
The breath of heaven must swell the sail, Or all the toil is lost.
REBELLION is my theme all day;
I only wish 'twould come
(As who knows but perhaps it may?)
A little nearer home.
Yon roaring boys, who rave and fight* On t'other side the Atlantic,
I always held them in the right,
When lawless mobs insult the court,
But oh! for him my fancy culls,
Your house about your ears.
Such civil broils are my delight,
Though some folks can't endure them,
Who say the mob are mad outright,
A rope! I wish we patriots had
. Such strings for all who need ?emWhat! hang a man for going mad? Then farewell British freedom.
Ou, fond attempt to give a deathless lot
And dark oblivion soon absorbs them all.
So when a child, as playful children use, Has burnt to tinder a stale last year's news,d The flame extinct, he views the roving fire There goes my lady, and there goes the squire, There goes the parson, of illustrious spark, And there, scarce less illustrious, goes the clerk! u cobri ya dib qutblog med 2 (9 bono quebrol thou
OF AN ADJUDged case NOT TO BE FOUND IN ANY OF THE BOOKS.
BETWEEN Nose and Eyes a strange contest arose, The spectacles set them unhappily wrong; The point in dispute was, as all the world knows, To which the said spectacles ought to belong.
So Tongue was the lawyer, and argued the cause With a great deal of skill, and a wig full of
While chief baron Ear sat to balance the laws, So famed for his talent in nicely, discerning..
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In behalf of the Nose it will quickly appeari Andyourlordship, he said, will undoubtedly find That the Nose has had spectacles always in wear, Which amounts to possession time out of mind.
Then holding the spectacles up to the courtYour lordship observes they are made with a straddle,
As wide as the ridge of the Nose is; in short,
Designed to sit close to it, just like a saddle.
Again, would your lordship a moment suppose ('Tis a case that has happened, and may be again) That the visage or countenance had not a Nose. Pray who would, or who could, wear spectacles then?
On the whole it appears, and my argument shows With a reasoning, the court will never condemn, That the spectacles plainly were made for the Nose, And the Nose was as plainly intended for them.
Then shifting his side, (as a lawyer knows how)
So his lordship decreed with a gravé solemn tone, Decisive and clear, without one if or butThat, whenever the Nose put his spectacles on, By day-light or candle-light-Eyes should beshut!