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The Hare and many Friends.
Epitaph on Himself.
LADY MARY WORTLEY MONTAGUE.
The Lady's Resolve.
Let this great maxim be my virtue's guide, —
In part she is to blame that has been tried;
He comes too near, that comes to be denied.
1091-1763. On the Feuds between Handel and Bononcini.* Some say, compared to Bononcini, That Mynheer Handel's but a ninny; Others aver that he to Handel Is scarcely fit to hold a candle. Strange all this difference should be 'Twixt Tweedledum and Tweedledee.
*;t Nonrse asked me if I had seen the verses upon Handel and Bononcini, not knowing that they were mine." Byrom's Remains (Cheltenham Soc.) Vol. I. p. 173. The last two lines have been attributed to Swift and Pope. Vide Scott's edition of Swift, and Dyce's edition of Pope.
Epigram on Two Monopolists.
Would starve us all, or near it;
That Flesh and Blood can't bear it.
1696-1737. The Spleen. Line 93. Fling but a stone, the giant dies.
On the Prospect of Planting Arts and Learning in
Westward the course of empire takes its way;
The four first acts already past,
DR. GEORGE SEWELL.
When all the blandishments of life are gone, The coward sneaks to death, the brave live on.
Chrononholonthohgos. Act i. Sc. 3.
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* The authorship both of the words and music of " God save the King " has long been a matter of dispute, and is still unsettled, though the weight of the evidence is in favor of Carey's claim.
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* Defer not till to-morrow to be wise,
Letter to Cobham. Congheve. Night Thoughts — Continued.
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