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IN peaceful shades, which aged oaks diffuse,
You, Tityrus, enjoy your royal Muse.
* John Caryll, Efq; was probably a Sussex man, and wrote two plays, “ The Engliin Princess, or the Death of “Richard III, 1667," quarto; and “ Sir Salomon, or the “ Cautious Coxcomb, 1671," quarto. It may be conje&tured that he was of the Roman Catholic perfuasion, being secretary to Queen Mary the wife of James the Second, and one who followed the fortunes of his abdicating master. How Jong he continued in this service is unknown, but he was in VOL. II.