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Vol. IV. facing p.131.
Hayman in.et del.
SA A TI RES.
Written in MDCCXXXVIII.
FR. OT twice a twelve-month you appear in
VARLATION S. 1
, I hope, pretend to quit the trade,
you'll lie a-bed too long.
Notes. VER. 1. Not twice a twelve-month etc.) These two lines are from Horace; and the only lines that are so in the whole Poem ; being meant to give a handle to that which follows in the character of an impertinent Censurer,
'Tis all from Horace ; etc. P. Ver. 2. the Court see nothing in't.) He chose this expression for the sake of its elegant and satiric ambiguity. His writings abound in them.