The Works of D. Jonathan Swift; In Nine Volumes Volume 2
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1752 edition. Excerpt: ...bring From victors o'er the Memphian King; Renown'd in sieges and campaigns, Who never fled the bloody plains, Who in tempestuous seas can sport, And scorn the pleasures of a court; Q_3 From From whom great Sylla found his doom; Who seourg'd to death that scourge of Rone. Shall on thee take a vengeance dire; Thou, like Jlcides, shalt expire, When his envenom'd shirt he wore, And skin and flesh in pieces tore. Nor less that strirt, my rival's gift, Cut from the piece that made her shift. Shall in thy dearest blood be dy'd, And make thee tear thy tainted hyde. ANOTHER. Written in the Tear. tyi;. T"E P R IV' D of root, and branch, and rind, Yet flow'rs I bear of ev'ry kind; And such is my prolisick pow'r, They bloom in less than half an hoar: Yet standers-by may plainly see They get no nourishment from me. My head, with giddiness, goes round; And yet I sirmly stand my ground: All over naked I am seen, And painted like an Indian Queen. No couple-beggar in the land E'er join'd such numbers hand in hand I join them fairly with a ring; Nor can our Parson blame the thing; And tho' no marriage words are spoke. And once a weaver in our town, A damn'd Cromwellian, knock'd me down..1 lay a pris'ner twenty yeam; And then the jovial cavaliers To their old posts restor'd all three, I mean the church, the King, and me. P R O M E T H E US. On Wood the Patentee's Irish Halfpence. S, when the 'Squire and tinker, Woofs Gravely consulting Ireland's good, Smith's dust, and copper, lead, and brass; The mixture, thus by chymick art United close in ev'ry part, In sillets roll'd, or cut. in pieces, Appear'd like one continued species;. And by the forming engine struck. On all the fame imfrejpan stuck. They part not till the ring is broke. Yet hypocrite fanaticks cry, ...
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