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('Tis a case that has happen'd, and may be again) That the visage or countenance had not a Nose, Pray who would, or who could, wear spectacles
VI. On the whole it appears, and my argument shows
With a reasoning, the court will never condemn, That the spectacles plainly were made for the Nose, And the Nose was as plainly intended for them.
VII. Then shifting his side, (as a lawyer knows how)
He pleaded again in behalf of the Eyes : But what were his arguments few people know, For the court did not think they were equally
VIII. en his lordship decreed with a grave solemn tone,
De sive and clear, without one if or but Inat: whenever the Nose put his spectacles on,
By dayligbt or candlelight-Eyes should be shut !
BURNING OF LORD MANSFIELD'S
TOGETHER WITH HIS MSS.,
By the mob, in the month of June, 1780.
Sworn foes to sense and law,
Than ever Roman saw !
And MURRAY sighs o'er Pope and Swift,
And many a treasure more,
That grac'd his letter'd store.
Their pages mangled, burnt, and torņ,
The loss was his alone ;
The burning of his own.
ON THE SAME.
In all devouring flame,
And bid us fear the same,
They felt the rude alarm,
His sacred head from harm.
III. There Mem’ry, like the bee, that's fed
From Flora's balmy store, The quintessence of all he read
Had treasur'd up before.
1 lave done him cruel wrong; The flow'rs are gone--but still we find
The honey on his tongue.
THE LOVE OF THE WORLD
Taus says the prophet of the Turk,
* It may be proper to inform the reader, that this piece has already appeared in print, having found its way, though with some unnecessary additions by an unknown hand, into the Leeds Journal, without the author's privity,
Thus, conscience freed from ev'ry clog,
You laugh—'tis well—The tale applied