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Infame them both with falie alarms

By watching narrowly, and snapping Of plots, and parties taking arms;


All blind fides of it, as they happen: To keep the nation's wounds too wide

| For, if success could make us Saints, From healing up of side to side;

Our ruin turn'd us miscreants;

1420 Profess the pallionai'it concerns

A scaudal that would fall too hard
For both their interests by turus,

Upon a few, and unpre, ar'd.
The only way t' improve our own, 1363 These are the tour scs we must run,
By dealing faithfully with none

Spite of our hearts, or be undone, (As bowls run true; by being made

And not to stand oh terms and freaks; 1425 On purpose false, and to be fisay'd);

Before we linie fecur'd our necks. For if we thould be true to ci'her,

But do our work as out of sight, 'Twould inrit us out of both together; 1370 | As Itars by day, and fans by night; And therefore have no other means

All licence of the people own, To ftand upon our own durence,

In opposition to the Cown;

1430 But keeping up our ancient party

And for the Crown as fiei cely side, In vigour, confident and hearty :

The head and body to divide : To reconcile our late Diflenters,

1375 The end of all we first defign's, Our Brethren, ihtough by other venteis; And all that yet remains behind: Unite them, and their different maggotsa

Be sure to spare no public rapin,

1435 As long and short ticks are in faggots,

On all emergencies that happen ;
And make them join again as cloie,

For 'tis as easy to supplant
As when they first begiin t'efpoule; +380 Authority, as men in want;
Erect them into separate

As fome of us, in trusts, have made
New Jewish tribes in Church and State;

The one hand with the other trade;

1440 To join in marriage and commerce,

Gain'd vastly by their joint endeavour,
And only' among themselves converse,

The right a ilier, the left receiver ;
And all that are not of thcir mind, 1335 And what the one, by tricks, forestall'd,
Make enemies to all mankind :

The other, by as lly, retail’d.
Take all religions in, and stickle

For gain has wonderful eiiects;

1445 from Cónclave down to Conventicte;

T'improve the factory of feets; Agreeing fill, or disagreeing,

The ride of faith in all profeífions, According to the Light in being.

And great Diana of tli' Ephcfiaus; Sometimes for liberty of conscience;

Whence turning of religion's made And spiritual mifrulc in one fense;

The ineansio turn and wind a trade;

1450 But in another quite contrary,

And though fome change it for th' worse, As Dispensations chance to vary;

They put them elves into a course, nd find for, as the times will bear it, 1395 | Andraw in Nore of customers, All contradictions of the Spirit;

To thrive Hic better in commerce: Protect their emiffaries, inipower'd

For all religions flock together;

1455 Eo preach Sedition and the Word;

Like tane and wild fowl of a feather;
And, when they 're hamper'd by the laws, Tonab the itches of their seats,
Eclease the labourers for the Caufe, 1.100 As jades do one another's necks.
nd turn the perfecutio , hack

Hence 'tis liy pocrify as well ontole that made the first aitack,

Will serve t'improve a Church as zeal; 1460 o keep them equally in awe

As perfecution, or proinotion, rom breaking or maintaining laiv:

Do equally advance devotion, nd, when they have their fits too soon, 1405 cfore the full-tides of the mioon, it off their zeal l'a fiter feason,

Ver. 1419, 1420.] The author of the Fourth or lowing action in and treason:

Part of the Kibory of independenej, p. 56, compres nd keep them hooded, and their Churches, the governors of those times with the Turks, Eke hawks, from baiting on their perches, 1410 viso atcribe tire goodness of their cause to the 121, when the bleiled time mall conte

keepness of their f.vord, slenving that any things quitting Babylon and Rome,,

may properly be called nejis; it it can be sriä Eey may be ready to restore

the epithet of profperum. Dr. Orren (eens to air orvn Fifth monarchiv once more.

have beuit in this way of thinking. " Where, Meanwhile be better arm i to fence

1415 “ fars he (Eben Ecer, p. 13. L'Estrange's D. zainst revolts of Providence,


's Sayings, paré ii. p. 11.), is the God of "Mariton Mour, and the God of Nazebo? is an

" acceptable equitulacici in a glorious dan Ver. 1362.) For healing up, in all editions to " O! what it catalogue of inercies his chis nation

to plead by in a time of trouble? The God' Ver. 1368.] of purpose falie, in all editions to

came from Názebyg'anic the Holy One from

ti the Weit. Siiam,' 34, exclusive,

54, exclusive.

Let business, like ill watches, go

Are now drawn up-in greater shoals, Sometime too fait, sometime too flow;

To roast-and broil us on the coals, For things in order are put out

1465 | And all the Grandees-of our members So easy, ease itself will do 't:

Are carbonading on the embers ; But, when the feat 's delign’d and meant, Knights, citizens, and burgeiles, 1515 What miracle can bar th’ event?

Held forth by rumps of pigs and geele, For 'tis more ealy to betray,

That serve for characters—and badges Than ruin any other way.

1470 To represent their personages ; All possible occasions start,

Each bonfire is a funeral pile, The weightiest matters to divert ;

In which they roast, and scorch, and broil, 1510 Obstruct, perplex, distract, intangle,

And every representative And lay perpetual trains to wrangle;

Have vow'd to roast and broil alive : But in affairs of less import,


And 'tis a miracle we are not That neither do us good nor hurt,

Already facrific'd incarnate ; And they receive as little by,

For while we wrangle here, and jar, 1523 Out-fawn as much, and out-comply,

We're grillied all ac Temple-bar;
And seem as scrupulously just,

Some, on the fign-post of an alehouse,
To bait our hooks for greater trust. 1480 Hang in effigie, on the gallows,
But still be careful to cry down

Made up of rags to personate
All public actions, though our own;

Respective officers of state ; The least miscarriage aggravate,

That, henceforth, they may stand reputed, And charge it all upon the State :

Proscrib'din law, and executed, Express the horrid'st detestation,

1435 | And, while the work is carrying on, And pity the distracted nation :

Be ready listed under Dun, Teil itories scandalous and false,

That worthy patriot, once the bellows, I'th' proper language of cabals,

And tinder-box, of all his fellows; Where all a subtle Itatesman says,

The activ'ft member of the five, Is ball in words, and haif in face

1490 As well as the niot primitive ; (As Spaniards talk in Jialogues

Who, for his faithful service then,
Of heads and shonlders, nods and shrugs); Is chosen for a fifth again
Intrust it under solenın vow3

(For since the state has made a quint Of Mum, and Siience, and the Rose,

Of Generals, he 's listed in 't): To be retail'd again in whispers,

1495 | This worthy, as the world will say, For th' easy credulous to diiperse.

Is paid in specie his own way; Thus far the Statesman-when a fhout,

For, moulded to the life, in clouts Heard at a distance, put him out;

They've pickd from dunghills boreabouts, And itraight another, all aghaft, Ruth'd in with equal fear and haste, 1500 Who star'd about, as pale as dcath,

Ver. 1903.) This is an accurate description And, for a while, as out of breath,

the mob's burning rumps upon the admittoor Till, having gather'd up his wits,

the secluded members, in contempt of the Red He thus began his tale by fits :

Parliament. That beastly rabble that came down


Ver. 1534.) Dun was the public executa From all the garrets—in the Town,

at that time, and the executioners long And stalls, and shop-boarismin vart swarms, With new-chalk'd bills, and rusty arms,

that went by the same name. To cry the Cause-up, heretofore,

Ver, 1840.) Sir Arthur Hazlerig, one of : And bawl the Bishops out of door, 1510 | five menibers of the House of Coinmons. .

impcached 1641-2 ; was Governor of Newc

upon Tyne, had the Bishop of Durham's hun Ver. 1504.) We learn from Lilly, that the park, and manor of Aukland, and 65004 in. messenger who brought this terrifying intelligence ney given him. He died in the Tower of Louis to this cabal was Sir Martyn Noell. Sir Martyn Jan. 8, 1661. tells his story naturally, and begins like a man in a fright and out of breath, and continues to Ver. 1541, 1942.) The Rump, groting to make breaks and stops till he naturally recovers

lous of General Monk, ordered that the go it, and then proceeds floridly, and without impc- tip Thould be vested in five comunitas

Monk, Hazlerig, Walton, Morley, and A. diment. This is a beauty in the Poem not to be disregarded ; and let the reader make an experi- making three a quorum, but denying a ta ment, and shorten his breath, or, in other words, that Monk should be of that quorum ; but, ia put himself into Sir Martyn's condition, and then authority not being then much regarded, er read this relation, and he will soon be convinced der was not obeyed, and Monk cont.noes that the breaks are natural and judicious.

General norwichitanding.


He's mounted on a hazel bavin,

For as, in bodies natural, A cropp'd malignant baker gave them ;

The rump 's the fundament of all; And to the largest bonfire riding,

So, in a common-wealth or realm, They've roasted Cook already’and Pride in ; 1550 The government is call’d thc Helm, 1600 On whom, in equipage and state,

With which, like vessels under fail, His scarecrow fellow-members wait,

They're turn’d and winded by the tail; And march in order, two and two,

The tail, which birds and fishes Iteer As at Thanksgivings th'us'd to do,

Their courses with through sea and air, Each in a tatter'd talisinan,

To whom the rudder of the 1555


is 1605 Like vermin in effigie sain.

The same thing with the stern and compass.
But (what's more dreadful than the rest) This thews how perfectly the rump
Those rumps are but the tail o'th' Beast,

And commonwealth in Nature jump:
Set up by Popish engineers,

For as a fiy, that goes to bed,
As by the crackers plainly' appears ; 1560 Kelts with liis tail above his head;

1610 For none, but Jesuits, have a million

So, in this mongrel state of ours, To preach the faith with ammunition,

The rabble are the supreme powers, And propagate the Church with powder ;

That bors d us on their backs, to show us Their founder was a blown-up foldier.

A jadith trick at last, and throw us. These spiritual pioneers o'th' Whore's, 1565 The learned Rabbins of the Jews 1615 That have the charge of all her itores,

Write, ihere 's a bone, which they call Luez, Since first they fail'd in their detigns,

l'th' rump of man, of such a virtue, To take-in heaven by springing mines,

No force in nature can do hurt to ; And with unanswerable barrels

And therefore, at the last great day, i. Of gunpowder dispute their quarrels, 1570

All th' other members Thall, they say,

1620 Now take a course more practicable,

Spricg out of this, as from a seed By laying trains to fire the rabble,

All forts of vegetals proceed; And blow us up, in th' open streets,

From whence the learned sons of Art Disguis’d in rumps, like lambenites,

Os facrum juftly style that part: More like to ruin and confound,

1575 | Then what can better represent, Than all their doctrines under ground.

Than this l'unip-bone, the Parliament, Nor have they chosen rumps amiss,

That, after several rude ejections, For lymbols of State-mysteries,

And as prodigious resurrections, Though some suppose 'twas but to thew

With new reversions of nine lives, How much they scorn’d the Saints, the few, 1590 Starts up, and, likcacat, revives? 1630 Who, cause they ’re wated to the stumps,

But now, alas ! they 're all expird, Are represented best by rumps,

And th' House, as well as members, fir'd ; But leluits have deeper reaches,

Contin'd in kennels by the rout, In all their politic far-fetches,

With which they other fires put out; And from the Coptic priest Kircherus, 1589 Condemn'd t' ungoverning distress, Found out this mystic way to jeer is:

And paltry, private wretchedness; For as th’Egyptians us'd by bees

Worse than the devil to privation,
T'express their anrique Prolomies,

Beyond all hopes of restoration ;
And by their stings, the swords they wo!c, And parted, like the body and soul,
Held forth authority and power;
1590 From all dominion and control.

1640 Because these subtle animals

We, who could lately, with a look, Bear all their interests in their tai's,

Enact, establish, or revoke; And wlien they 're once impair'd in that, Whose arbitrary nods give law, Arc haniin'd their well-order'd ftate ;

And frowns kept mulcituries in awe;
They thought all governments were best

Before the blufter of whole huif,

1645 By hieroglyphic rumps expreft.

All hats, a in a storm, fiew off :
Ador'd and bow'd to by the great,

Dawn to the footman and valet;
Ver. 1550.) The wicked wretch, who acted as Had more bent knees tan chapel.m2ts,
solicitor in the King's trial, and drew up a charge And prayers, than the crowns of hats;

1650 of high treason against him, and had drawn up Shall now be fcorn'd as wretchedly, a formal plea against him, in caso lie bad fub. For ruia 's just as low as high : mitted to the jurisdiction of the Court

At his which might be sufler'd, were it all own trial he pleaded that what he did wis as a

The horror that attends our fall; lawyer for his fee. He deservediy fuffered at

For some of us have scores more large 1655 Tyburn as a Regicide.

Than heads and quarters can discharge ;

And others, who by restless scraping, Ver. 1585. Kircherus.] Athanafius Kircher, a

With public frauds, and ;rivate rapine, Jefuit, hath written largely on the Lg. pan Hare mighty heaps of wealth amaisid, myftical learning. Kirkerus, in the two fort und gladly lay down all at last; cditions.

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