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honey, salt, vinegar, raisins, mustard and oil,'| commends. But the present receipt is, to let the rue, mastic, and cardamums, strown promis- water boil well; throw in salt and a bit of butter; cuously over our dinner, when t comes to table. and so not only sprouts but spinage will be green. My friend tells me of some short observations he | There is a most extraordinary observation of the made out of the annotations, which he owes to his editor's, to which I cannot but agree; that it is a memory; and therefore begs pardon if in some vulgar error, that walnut-trees, like Russian wives, things he may mistake, because it is not wilfully, thrive the better for being beaten; and that long as, that Papirius Petrus was the great patron of poles and stones are used by boys and others to custard : that the “ tetrapharmacon, a dish much get the fruit down, the walnut-tree being so very admired by the emperors Adrian and Alexander high they could not otherwise reach it, rather out Severus, was made of pheasant, peacock, a wild of kindness to themselves, than any regard to the sow's bock and udder, with a bread pudding over tree that bears it. As for asparagus, there is an it; and that the name and reason of so odd a dish excellent remark, that, according to Pliny, they are to be sought for amongst the physicians.” were the great care of the ancient gardeners, and

The work is divided into ten books; of which that at Ravenna three weighed a pound; but that the first treats of soups and pickles, and amongst in England it was thought a rarity when a hunother things shows, that sauce-pans were tinned dred of them weighed thirty: that cucumbers are before the time of Pliny; that Gordian used a glass apt to rise in the stomach, unless pared, or boiled of bitter in a morning; that the ancients scaided with oil, vinegar, and honey; that the Egyptians their wine; and that burnt claret, as now prac- would drink hard without any disturbance, because tised, with spice and sugar, is pernicious ; that it was a rule for them to have always boiled cabthe adulteration of wine was as ancient as Cato; bage for their first dish at supper : that the best that braron was a Roman dish, wbich Apicius com way to roast onions is in colewort leaves, for fear mends as wonderful; its sauce then was mustard of burning them : that beets are good for smiths, and honey, before the frequent use of sugar: nor because they, working at the fire, are generally were soused hogs-feet, cheeks, and ears, unknown costive: that Petronius has recorded a little old to those ages. It is very probable, they were not woman, who sold the agreste olus of the ancients; so superstitious as to bave so great a delicate only which honour I take to be as much due to those at Christmas, It were worth a dissertation between who in our days cry nettle-tops, elder-buds, and two learned persons, so it were managed with cliver, in spring-time very wholesome. temper and candour, to know whether the Britons The fourth book contains the universal Art of taught it to the Romans, or whether Cæsar intro- Cookery. As Matthæus Sylvaticus composed the duced it into Britain : and it is strange he shonld Pandects of Physic, and Justinian those of Law; take no notice of it; whereas he has recorded, that so Apicius has done the Pandects of his Art, in they did not eat hare's fesh; that the ancients this book which bears that inscription. The first used to marinate their fish, by frying them in oil, chapter contains the admirable receipt of a saand, the moment they were taken out, pouring lacacaby of Apicius. Bruise in a mortar parsleyboiling vinegar upon them. The learned annotator seed, dried pennyroyal, dried mint, ginger, green observes, that the best way of keeping the liquor in coriander, raisins stoned, honey, yinegar, oil, and oysters is, by laying the deep shell downwards; wine; put them into a cacabulum; three crusts of and by this means Apicius conveyed oysters to pycentine bread, the flesh of a pullet, goat stones, Tiberius when in Parthia; a noble invention, since vestine cheese, pine kernels, cucumbers, dried made use of at Colchester with most admirable onions minced sınall; pour a soup over it, garnish success! What estates might Brawn or Locket it with snow, and send it up in the cacabulum. have got in those days, when Apicius, only for This cacabulum being an unusual vessel, my friend boiling sprouts after a new fashion, deservedly went to his dictionary, where, finding an odd incame into the good graces of Drusus, who then terpretation of it, he was easily persuaded, from commanded the Roman armies !

the whimsicalness of the composition, and the fanThe first book having treated of sauces or stand-tasticaluess of snow for its garniture, that the proing pickles for relish, wbich are used in most of perest vessel for a physician to prescribe, to send the succeeding receipts; the second has a glorious to table upou that occasion, might be a bed-pan. subject, of sausages, both with skins and without, There are some admirable remarks in the annotawhich contains matters no less remarkable than tions to the second chapter, concerning the the former. The ancients that were delicate in dialogue of Asellius Sabinus, who introduces a their cating prepared their own mushrooms with combat between mushrooms, chats, or beccofico's, an amber, or at least a silver knife; where the an oysters, and redwings; a work that ought to be notator shows elegantly, against Hardouinus, that published : for the same annotator observes, that the whole knife, and not only the handle, was of this island is not destitute of redwings, though amber or silver, lest the rustiness of an ordinary coming to us only in the hardest weather, and knife might prove infectious. This is a nicety therefore seldom brought fat to our tables; that which I hope we may in time arrive to; for the the chats come to us in April and breed, and about Britons, though not very forward in inventions, autumn return to Afric; that experience shows yet are out-done by no nations in imitation or im us they may be kept in cages, fed with beef or provements.

wether mutton, figs, grapes, and minced filberts, The third book is of such edibles as are pro- being dainties not unworthy the care of such as duced in gardens. The Romans used 'nitre, to would preserve our British dishes; the first demake their herbs look green; the annotator shows lighting in hodge-podge, ga:limaufries, forced our salt-petre at present to differ from the ancient meats, jussels, and salmagundies; the latter in nitre

. Apicius had a way of mincing them first spear-ribs, surluins, chines and barous; and thence with oil and salt, and so boiling them; wbich Pliny our terms of art, both as to dressing and carving,

become very different ; for they, lying upon a sort | sauce, prescribed after a physical manner, in form of couch, could not have carved those dishes which of an electuary, made of pepper, rue, parsley-seed, our ancestors, when they sat upon forms, used to juniper, thyme dried, mint, pennyroyal, honey, do. But, since the use of cushions and elbow- &c.” with which any apothecary in that country chairs, and the editions of good books and authors, can furnish you. 4. Beef, with onion sauce, and it may be hoped in time we may come up to them. commended by Celsus, but not much approved by For indeed hitherto we have been something to Hippocrates, because the Greeks scarce knew how blame; and I believe few of us have seen a dish to make oien, and powdering-tubs were in very few of capon-stones at table; (lamb-stones is ackuow- families: for physicians have been very peculiar ledged by the learned annotator that we have) in their diet in all ages; otherwise Galen would for the art of making capons has long been buried scarce have found out that young foxes were in in oblivion. Varro, the great Roman antiquary, season in autumn. 5. The sucking pig boiled in tells us how to do it by burning of their spurs; paper. 6. The hare, the chief of the Roman which, occasioning their sterility, makes ihein ca dainties ; its blood being the sweetest of any anipons in effect, though those parts thereby became mal, its natural fear contributing to that excelmore large and tender.

lence. Though the emperors and nobility had The fifth book is of pease-porridge; under which parks to fatten them in; yet in the time of Diare included, frumetary, watergruel, milk-porridge, dianus Julianus, if any one had sent him one, or a rice-milk, fiumary, stir-about, and the like. The pig, he would make it last him three days; whereas Latin or rather Greek name is ausprios ; but my Alexander Severus had one every meal, which friend was pleased to entitle it pantagruel, a name must have been a great expense, and is very reused by Rabelais, an eminent physician. There markable. But the most exquisite animal was are some very remarkable things in it; as, the reserved for the last chapter; and that was the emperor Julianus had seldoin any thing but spoon- dormouse, a harmless creature, whose innocence meat at supper: that the herb fenugreek, with might at least have defended it both from cooks pickles, oil, and wine, was a Roman dainty; upon and physicians. But Apicius found out an odd which the annotator observes, that it is not used in sort of fate for those poor creatures; some to be our kitchens, for a certain ungrateful bitterness boned, and others to be put whole, with odd ingre. that it has; and that it is plainly a physical diet, dients, into hogs-guts, and so boiled for sausages. that will give a stool; and that, mixed with oats, In ancient times, people made it their business to it is the best purge for horses : an excellent inten- fatten them: Aristotle rightly observes, that sleep tion for frugality, that nothing might be lost; for fattened them ; and Martial from thence too poetiwhat the lord did not eat, he might send to his cally tells us, that sleep was their only nourishstable!

ment. But the annotator has cleared that point; The sixth book treats of wild-fowl; how to he, good man, has tenderly observed one of them dress ostriches, (the biggest, grossest, and most for many years, and finds, that it does not sleep all difficult of digestion, of any bird) phænicoptrices, the winter, as falsely reported, but wakes at meals, parrots, &c.

and after its repast then rolls itself up in a ball to The seventh book treats of things sumptuous and sleep. This dormouse, according to the author, costly, and therefore chiefly concerning log-meat ; did not drink in three years time; but whether in which the Romans came to that excess, that the other dormice do so, I cannot tell, because Banlaws forbad the usage of bogs-harslet, sweet-breads, bouselbergius's treatise Of Fattening Dormice is cheeks, &c. at their public suppers; and Cato, lost. Though very costly, they became a comwhen censor, sought to restrain the extravagant mon dish at great entertainments. Petronius deuse of brawn, by several of his orations. So much livers us an odd receipt for dressng them, and regard was had then to the art of cookery, that serving them up with poppies and honey; which we see it took place in the thoughts of the wisest must be a very soporiferous dainty, and as good men, and bore a part in their most important as owl-pie to such as want a nap after dinner. councils. But, alas! the degeneracy of our pre- The fondness of the Romans came to be so exces sent age is such, that I believe few besides the an sive towards them, that, as Pliny says, “ the cennotator know the excellency of a virgin sow, espe- sorian laws, and Marcus Scaurus in his consulcially of the black kind brought from China; and ship, got them prohibited from public entertainhow to make the most of her liver, lights, brains, ments.” But Nero, Commodus, and Heliogabalus, and pettitoes; and to vary her into those fifty would not deny the liberty, and indeed property, dishes which, Pliny says, were usually made of of their subjects in so reasonable an enjoyment; that delicious creature. Besides, Galen tells us and therefore we find them long after brought to more of its excellencies : « That fellow that eats table in the times of Ammianus Marcellinus, who bacon for two or three days before he is to box or tells us likewise, that “scales were brought to table wrestle, shall be much stronger than if he should in those ages, to weigh curious fishes, birds, and eat the best roast beef or bag pudding in the pa- dormice," to see whether they were at the standard rish."

of excellence and perfection, and sometimes, I The eighth book treats of such dainties as four-suppose, to vie with other pretenders to magnififooted beasts afford us; as, 1. the wild boar, which

The annotator takes hold of this occasion, they used to boil with all its bristles on. 2. The to show “ of how great use scales would be at the deer, dressed with broth made with pepper, wine, tables of our nobility,” especially upon the bringing boney, oil, and stewed damsons, &c. 3. The wild up of a dish of wild-fowl: “for, if twelve larks sheep, of which there are “innumerable in the (says be) should weigh below twelve ounces, they mountains of Yorkshire and Westmoreland, that would be very lean, and scarce tolerable; if twelve, will let nobody handle them;" but, if they are and down-weight, they would be very well ; but, caught, they are to be sent up with an "elegant if thirteen, they would be fat to perfection." We

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sce upon how nice and exact a balance the happi-, salmagundy, with the head and tail so nieatly laid, ness of eating depends!

that it surprised him. He says, many of the I could scarce forbear smiling, not to say worse, species may be found at the Sugar Loaf in Bell at such exactness and such dainties; and told my | Yard, as giving an excellent relish to Burton ale, friend, that those scales would be of extraordinary and not costing above sixpence, an inconsiderable use at Dunstable; and that, if the annotator had price for so imperial a dainty! not prescribed his dormouse, I should upon the The tenth book, as my friend tells me, is confirst occasion be glad to visit it, if I knew its cerninz fish sauces, which consist of variety of invisiting-days and hours, so as not to disturb it. gredients, amongst which is generally a kind of

My friend said, there remained but two books frumetary. But it is not to be forgotten by any more, one of sea and the other of river fisti, in the person who would boil fish exactly, that they threw account of which he would not be long, secing his them alive into the water, which at present is said memory began to fail hin almost as much as my to be a Dutch receipt, but was derived from the patience.

Romans. It seems, Seneca the philosopher, (a man

from whose moro e temper little good in the art "Tis true, in a long work, soft slumbers creep, of cookery could be expected) in his third book And gently sink the artist into sleep';

of Natural Questions, correcting the luxury of the

times, says, the Romans were come to that daintiespecially when treating of dormice.

ness, that they would not eat a fish unless upon The ninth book is concerning sea fish, where, the same day it was taken, “ that it might taste amongst other learned annotations, is record d that of the sea,” as they expressed it; and therefore famous voyage of Apicius, who, having spent many had them brought by persons who rode post, and millions, and being retired into Campania, hearil made a great outcry, whereupon all other people that there were lobsters of a vast and unusual big- were obliged to give them the road. It was an ness in Africa, and thereupon impatiently got on usual expression for a Roman to say,

" in other shipboard the same day; and, having suffered much matters 1 may contide in you; but in a thing of at sea, came at last to the coast. But the fame of this weight, it is not consistent with my gravity so great a man's coming had landed before him, and prudence. I will trust nothing but my own and all the fishermen sailed out to meet him, and eyes. Bring the fish hither, let me see him breathe presented him with their fairest lobsters. He asked, his last.” And, when the poor fish was brought to if they had no larger. They answered, “ Their table swimming and gasping, would cry out, sea produced nothing more excellent than what “ Nothing is inore beautiful than a dying mullet!” they had brought.” This honest freedom of theirs, My friend says, the annotator looks upon these with his disappointment, só disgusted him, that he as jests made by the Stoics, and spoken abtook pet, and bade the master return home again surdly and beyond nature;” though the annotator immediately: and so, it seeins, Africa lost the at the same time tells us, that it was a law at breed of one monster more than it had before? | Athens, that the fishermen should not wash their There are many receipts in the book, to dress fish, but bring them as they came out of the sea. cramp-fish, that numb the hands of those that Happy were the Athenians in good laws, and the touch them; the cuttle-fish, whose blood is like Romans in great examples! But I believe our ink; the pourcontrel, or many feet; the sea urchin, Britons need wish their friends no longer life, than or hedge-hog; with several others, whose sauces till they see London served with live herrings and are agreeable to their natures. But, to the com- gasping mackarel. It is true, we are not quite so fort of us moderns, the ancients often ate their barbarous but that we thruw our crabs alive into oysters alive, and spread hard eggs minced over scalding water, and tie our lobsters to the spit to their sprats, as we do now over our salt-fish. | hear them squeak when they are roasted; our There is one thing very curious concerning her-eels use the same peristaltic motion upon the rings. It seems, the ancients were very fantastical, gridiron, when their skin is off and their guts are in making one thing pass for another; so, at Pe-out, as they did before; and on gudgeons, taking tronius's supper, the cook sent up a fat goose, fish, opportunity of jumping after they are flowered, and wild-fowl of all sorts to appearance, but still give occasiou to the admirable remark of some all were made out of the several parts of one single persons' folly, when, to avoid the danger of the porker. The great Nicomedes, king of Bithynia, frying-pan, they leap into the fire. My friend had a very delighful deception of this nature put said, that the mention of cels put him in mind of upon him by his cook : the king was extremely the concluding remark of the annotator, “ That affected with fresh herrings; (as indeed who is they who amongst the Sybarites would fish for not ?) but, being far up in Asia from the sea-coast, eels, or sell them, should be free from all taxes.” his whole wealth could not have purchased one; I was glad to hear of the word conclude; and told but his cook contrived some sort of meat, which, bim nothing could be more acceptable to me than put into a frame, so resembled a herring, that it the mention of the Sybarites, of whom I shortly was extremely satisfactory both to this prince's | intend a history, showing how they deservedly baeyes and gusto. My friend told me, that, to the nished cocks for waking them in a morning, and honour of the city of London, he had seen a thing smiths for being useful; how one cried out because, of this nature there; that is, a herring, or rather a one of the rose-leaves belay on was rumpled ; how

they taught their lorses to dance; and so their 1 Art of Cookery, ver. 449.

enemies, coming against them with guitars and 2 Lord Lyttelton's Nineteenth Dialogue of the harpsichords, set th m so upon their rouar o's and Dead (perhaps the most humorous in that admira- minuets, that the form of their battle was broken, ble collection) seems to have been entirely founded and three hundred thousand of them slain, as on the hints suggested by Dr. King. N.

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thors, affirm. I told my friend, I had much over bore the mastership in that art ; and therefore, in stayed my hour; but it, at any time, he would the fourth book De Tristibus, when he would give tind Dick Humelbergius, Caspar Barthius, and some account of himself to future ages, he calls another friend, with himself, I would invite him to himself Teneroruin Lusor Amorum, as if he gloried

inner of a few but choice dishes to cover the table principally in the descriptions he had made of at once, which, except they would think of any that passion. thing better, should be a salacacahy, a dish of The prescut imitation of him is at least such a fenugreek, a wild sheep's head and appurtenance one as Mr. Dryden mentions, “ to be an eodeawith a suitable electuary,a ragout of capon's stones, vour of a latter poet to write like one who has and some dormouse sausages.

writteu before him on the same subject; that is, If, as friends do with one another at a venison not to translate his words, or be confined to his pasty, you shall send for a plate, you know you sense, but only to set bim as a pattern, and to. may command it; for wbat is mine is yours, as write as he supposes that author would have done, being entirely your, &c.

had be lived in our age and in our country. But he dares not say that sir John Denham?, or Mr. Cowley, have carried this libertin' way, as the

latter calls it, so far as this definition reaches." THE ART OF LOVE:

But, alas! the present imitator has come up to it,

if not perhaps succeeded it. Sir John Denham IN IMITATION OF

had Virgil, and Mr. Cowley had Pindar, to deal

with, who both wrote upon lasting foundations : OVID DE ARTE AMANDI.

but the present subject being love, it would be un

reasonable to think of too great a confinement to To the lord Herbert', eldest son of his excellency be laid on it. And though the passion and grounds the earl of Peinbroke and Montgomery; baron of it will coutinue the same through all ages; yet Herbert of Cardiff, Ross of Kendal, Parr, Fitz- there will be many little modes, fashions, and Hugh Marmion, St. Quintin, and Herbert of

graces, ways of complaisance and address, enterShutland; knight of the garter, &c. &c.

tainments and diversions, which time will vary.

Since the world will expect new things, and perMY LORD,

sons will write, and the ancients have so great a The following lines are written on a subject that fund of learning ; whom can the moderns take will naturally be protected by the goodness and better to copy than such originals ? It is most temper of your lordship : for, as the advantages likely they may not come up to thein ; but it is a of your mind and person must kindle the flames thousand to one but their imitation is better than of love in the coldest breast; so you are of an age any clumsy invention of their own. Whoerer most susceptible of them in your own. You have undertakes this way of writing, has as much reason acquired all those accomplishments at home, to understand the true scope, genius, and force of which others are forced to seek abroad; a d have the expressions of his author, as a literal transgiven the world assurance, by such beginnings, lator: and, after all, he lies under this misfortune, that you will soon be qualified to fill the highest that the faults are all his own; and, if there is any offices of the crown with the same universal ap- thing that inay seem pardonable, the Latin at the plause, that has constantly attended your illustrious bottom 3 shows to whom he is engaged for it. An father in the discharge of them. For the good of imitator and his author stand much upon the same your posterity, may you ever be happy in the terms as Ben does with his father in the comedy 4. choice of what you love! And though these rules will be of small use to you, that can frame much What thof he be my father, I an't bound pren

tice to 'en. better; yet let me beg leave that, by dedicating them to your service, I may have the honour of There were many reasons why the imitator transtelling the world, that I am obliged to your lord-posed several verses of Ovid, and has divided the ship; and that I am most entirely

whole into fourteen parts, rather than keep it in your lordship's

three books. These may be too tedious to be remost faithful humble servant,

cited; but, among the rest, some were, that mat

ters of the same subject might lie more compact; WILLIAM KING..

that too large a heap of precepts together might appear too burthensome; and therefore (if small matters may allude to greater) as Virgiì in his

Georgics, so here most of the parts end with some PREFACE.

remarkable fable, which carries with it some moral: It is endeavoured, in the following poems, to give as the first book, and divide the eight last, they

yet, if any persons please to take the six first parts the readers of both sexes some ideas of the art of

may make three books of them again. There love; such a love as is innocent and virtuous, and

have by chance some twenty lines crept into the whose desires terminate in present happiness and that of posterity. It would be in vain to think of poem out of the Remedy of Love, which, (as inanidoing it without help from the ancients, amongst ? Dryden alludes to The Destruction of Troy, whom none has touched that passion more ten &c. N. derly and justly than Ovid. He knew that he 3 In the first editions of the Art of Cookery, and

of the Art of Love, Dr. King printed the original · Henry lord Herbert succeeded to his father's under the respective pages of his translations. N. titles in 1732, and died in 1749. N.

4 Congreve's Love for Love. N.

mate things are generally the most wayward and To foreign parts there is no need to roam :
prvoking) since they would stny, havi: been suf The blessing may be met with nearer home.
fered to stand there. But as for the love here From ludia some, others from neighbouring France,
mentioned, it being all prudent, honourable, and Bring tawny skins, and puppets that can dance.
virtuous, there is no need of any remedy to be pre- The seat of British empire does contain
scribed for it, but the speedy obtaining of what it Beanties, that v'er the conquer'd globe will reign.
desires. Should the in tator's style seem not to As fruitful fields with plenty biess ihe sight,
be sufficiently restrained, should he not hare Aud as the milky wiy adorns the night;
afforded pains for review or correction, let it be Sir thut does with those graceful nymphs abound,
considered, that perhaps even in that he desired to Whose dove-like softness is with roses crown'd.
imitate bis author, and would not peruse them; There tenderest blooms inviting softness spread,
lest, as some of Orid's works were, su these might Whilst by their smallest twine the captive's led.
be committid to the fames. But he liaves that there youth advanc'd in majesty does shine,
for the reader to do, if he pleases, when he has Fit to be mother to a race divine.
bought them.

No age in matrons, no decay appears;
By prudence only there you guess at years.

Sometimes you'll see these beauties seck the
THE ART OF LOVE.

By losty trees in royal gardens made; [slide,

Or at St. James's, where a noble care
PART I.

Makes all things pleasing like himself appear; WHOEVER knows not what it is to love,

Or Kensington, sweet air and blest retreat Let him but read these verses, and improve. Of him, that owns a sovereign, though most greats, Svift ships are ruld by art, and oars, and sails : Sometimes in wilder groves, by chariots drawn, Skill guides our chariots; Wit o'er Love prevails. They view the noble stay and tripping fawn. Automoon with reins let loose could fly;

On Hyde-Park's circles if you chance to gaze, Tiphys with Argo's ship cut waves and sky. The lights revolving strike you with amaze. In love-affairs I'm charioteer of Truth,

To Bath and Tunbridge they sometimes retreat, And surest pilot to incautious youth,

With waters to dispel the paiching heat: Love's hot, unruly, eager to enjoy;

But youth with reason there may oft' admire But then consider he is but a boy.

That which may raise in him a nobler tire; Chiron with pleasing harp Achilles tam'd, Till the kind fair relieves what he endures, And his rough manners with soft music fram'd: Caus’d at that water which all others cures. Though he'd in council storm, in battle rage, Sometimes at marriage-rites you inay espy He bore a secret reverence for a re,

Their charms protected by a mother's eye, Chiron's command with strict obedience ties Where to blest music they in dances move, The sinewy arm by which brave Hector dies : With innocence and grace commanding love. That was his task, but fiercer Love is mine: But yearly when that solema night returns, They both are boys, and sprung from race divine. When grateful incense on the altar burns, The stiff-eck'd bull does to the yoke submit, For closing the most glorious day e'er seen, And the most fiery courser champs the bit. That first gave light to happy Britain's queen; So Love shall yield. Town, I've been his slave; Then is the time for noble youth to try But conquer'd where my enemy was brave : To make his choice with a judicious eye. And now he darts bis flames without a wound, Not truth of foreign realıns, not fables told And all his whistling arrows die in sound.

Of nymphs ador'd, and codilesses of old, Nor will I raise my fame by hidden art;

Equal those beauties who that circle frame; In what I teach, sound reason shall have part: A suliject fit for never-dying Fame : [thrown, For Nature's pa: cannot be destroy'd,

Whose gold, pearl, diamonds, all around then But moves in Virtue's path when weil employ'd. Yet still can add no lustre to their own. Yet still 'twill be convenient to remove

But when their queen does to the senate go, The tyranny and plagues of vulgar love.

And they make up the grandeur of the show; May infant chastity, grave matron's pride,

Then guard your hearts, ye makers of our laws, A parent's wish, and blushes of a bride,

For fear the judge be fore’d to plead his cause; Protect this work; so guard it, that no rhyme Lest the subunissive part should fall to you, Jo syllable or thought may vent a crime!

And they who suppliants help be forc'd to sue. The soldier, that Love's armour would defy, Then may their yielding hearts compassion take, Will find his greatest courage is to fly:

And grant your wishes, for your country's sake: When Beauty's amorous glances pariey beat, Ease to their beauties' wounds may goodness give; The only conquest then is to retreat:

And, since you make all happy, let you live. But, if the treacherous fair pretend to yield,

Sometimes these beauties on Newmarket plains, 'Tis present death, unless you quit the field. Ruling their gentle pads with silken reins, Whilst youth and vanity would make you range, Think on some beauty may prevent your change :

s George prince of Denmark, consort to the But such by falling skies are never caught; queen, greatly admired these fine gardens.---They No bappiness is found but what is sought. were purchased by king William from lord chanThe huntsman learns where does trip o'er the lawn, cellor Finch; were enlarged by queen Mary; and And where the foaming boar secures his brawn. improved by queen Anne, who was so pleased with The fowler's low-bell robs the lark of sleep; the place, that she frequently supped during the And they who hope for tish must search the deep: suminer in the green-house. Queen Carolme exAnd he, that fuel seeks for chaste desire,

tended the gardens to their present size, three Must search where Virtue may that fame inspire. miles and a half in compass. Nos

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