The Poetical Works of the REV. Samuel Bishop, A.M.; To Which Are Prefixed, Memoirs of the Life of the Author Volume 2

The Poetical Works of the REV. Samuel Bishop, A.M.; To Which Are Prefixed, Memoirs of the Life of the Author Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1796 edition. Excerpt: ...And where the ANGEL stood so plain, He got a DEVIL portray'd. Ye Virgin trainl for shamel for fear' From trade so vile withhold l-The husband's wealth is bought too dear, For which the wife is sold. EPIGRAM 1171. VLBRE PEREGRINUM THREE strangers blaze amidst a bonfire's revel; The Pope, and the Pretender, and the Devil.-Three strangers hate our faith, and fait-h's defender; The Devil, 'and the Pope, and the Pretendexu-Three strangers, will be strangers long, We hope; The Devil, and the Pretender, and the Pope.-Thus EPIGRAM XXKIL WERE PEREGRINUM. VrRTUEs, and fashions, jointly share " " All ENGLANn's pride, all 'ENGlihNDis care; From foreign fops, and coxcomb courts, Fashions, by wholesale, she' imports; But let it, to her praise, be known, OLD ENGLAND's VIRTUES, are her own! EPIGRAM XXYIIL QUERE PEREGRINUM. JoHN BULL, whene'er the-m"agot bites, Cropfick with ease and quiet, ' Raves about wrongs, roars about rights; All rumpus, rage, and riot. But All's Union, Triumph, Glory! ', He scoms DoNs, DUTCHMEN, and MOUNSEERS, And spite of their alliance, With half the world about his ears, Bids t'other half Defiance! ONLY mark how grim Conaus's visage extends! How unlike his ownself l how estrang'd from his friends; He wore not this face, when eternally gay, He revell'd all night, and he chirrup'd all day. ' Honest Coonus had then his own house at his call; 'Twas Bachelor's, therefore 'twas Liberty Hall: But now he has quitted posseffion for life; And he lodges, poor man! in the lzouse of his wise! VOL. II. B B 'T WAS worthy BaiTA1N's, power and fame, -On distant OTAHE1TE's shore, To bid her gallant Coox proclaim, Virtues, and arts, unknown before. May future Cooxs as boldly roam, And keep 'the same illustrious track! But bring no...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123696652X
  • 9781236966520