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On observing some Names of little note recorded in
the Biographia Britannica.
Oli, fond attempt to give a deathless lot
So when a child, as playful children uso,
oh illustrious spark!
Of an adjudged Case, not to be found in any of be
1. BETWEEN Nose and Eyes a strange contest aroso
The spectacles set them unhappily wrong ; The point in dispute was, as all the world knows,
To which the said spectacles ought to belong.
Su Tongue was the lawyer, and argued the canse
With a great deal of skill, and a wig full of learning,
And your lordship, he said, will undoubtedly find, That the Nose has had spectacles always in wear,
Which amounts to possession time out of mind.
Then holding the spectacles up to the court.
("Tis a case that has happend, and may be again,) That the visage or countenance had not a Nose, Pray who would, or who could, wear spectacles then
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.
He pleaded again in behalf of the Eyes .
Decisive and clcar, without one if or but-
By day-light or candle-light-Eyes should be shut
By the Mob, in the month of June, 1700
1. So then-tho Vandals of our isle,
Sworn focs to sense and law, llave burnt to dust a nobler pilo Than ever Roinan saw !
And many a treasure more,
The lose was his alone;
The burning of his oron
ON THE SAME.
1. WIEN Wit and Genius meet their doom
In all-devouring flame,
They felt the rudo alarm,
From Flora's balmy store,
llave done hiin cruel wrong ;
The honey on his tongue.
LOVE OF TIIE WORLD REPROVED
OR, HYPOCRISY DETECTED.
THUS says the prophet of the Turki
* It may be proper to inform the reader, that this piece has already appeared in print, having found its wiy, though with some unnecessary additions by an unknown hand, into the Leeds Journal, without the author's privily.