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, ( 130 ) Luth. Three great virtues, which, in my opinion, far outface, what Papists are fo tenacious, and pride themselves upon, Faith, Hope and Charity.
Hoft., I find your Reverence; God be praised, is a Genevan, my own country-man.
Luth: You lie; How dare you grovel me in fo pitylefs degree, an English divine reduced to a Genevan Minister. ' ; qui
Hoft. I beg your pardon; but you do not know sbe despicable and uncouth degreee you hold in all true Protestant communities. You are Bastard-Papists.
Luth: I am, Sirrahi, as; a true-born Englishman, of no account with a hungry belly; give me one hour to give a proper account of this furnish you and family with fpiritual food. Give me fome drink, you bumkin, quick. Your savousy, meat is delicious but exceeding faucy, choice, dainty, tender, smooth, pure, rare, nice, sweet, pleasant, charming, composed, and replete with the full-fraught, fulgent, and dazzling brightnels of Paradise. O sweet heavenly Sion, my heart's desire, what more can an immortal soul require, the fulness of all, fulness. 0 Adam, how did you fall, and Luther rise, enchaled, caressed, fondled, inebriated, and made drunk, you Gods and Goddesses: your nectar never will inebriate and make fåt, as I appear this instant, with the delight of my soul, this favoury and most exquisite (mells as the odoriferous, fragrant, and névet-10-be-forgotten Scripture odor and fweet
perfume that issued and displayed delicious sweets in Rachael's noftrils, tempting her lovely eyes, and captivating her tender beart, she is loft in the bed of rich perfumes, as you see me, cries out in extacy to Leah, Give me mandrakes, and take my dearest prize, Jacob, my darling. O them dear languishing eyes of beauteous Rachel ; the thought fills my deluded soul with soft delights; What means the wish? Did you put any thing more in the delight of my foul than what I order ed; I find myself inspired with extacies of a refined and spiritual excellence, exciting a passion, which, though vain, prompts me to suspect the addition of Ambrosia. I am lost in the bed of amorous delights.
Hoft. There has been no addition more than what was absolutely necessary to qualify, if poffible, and in some fort stifle the unparalled, naufeous, disgusting, fickly, unpalatable, filthy, unmannerly, and pestilential effluvia, which rendered my house a pest-hospital; family and strangers have been yawning and reaching their hearts out since the death-smell entered the kitchen. I have been obliged to throw a bottle of vinegar about the house to destroy the putrid smell, and I added to the Mince-ftew, a pint of Canary, and glass of old Holland Genevá, three heads of garlick, one onion, and a quarter of ground mustard. But your Reverence will take notice, no such venemous, poisonous, inoxious, destructive, mischievous, pestiferous, destructive, and malignant pipkin will ever be prepared in my house in future. So be it.
Luth. Rascallion, Fellow, Scoundrel, Villain', worthless, vile, low, dirty, nafty, spiteful, implacable, malicious and uncouth monster, where, or in what line were you trained, to find fault and gain-lay the nosegay of princely nobility. O you Genevan pig, Scaramouch, motely buffoon, and unfashionable Calvinistical prude; Ambrofia the life-giving, with cordial nectar, the sole, inebriating, ineffable and celestial solace, cheer, alleviation and delight of the Gods and Goddesses to be contemned and held in derision by you Screechowl, puls, uncivilized backbiter, and uncircumci. sed plebeian, dare you touch on the laws of re . finement.
Hot. None such dog's or crow's carrion shall enter my house in future, and, if your Reverence pleases, I shall be glad to have your bill discharged to-morrow.
Luth. Scullion, What may your demands be ?
Host. A very trifle; as your feeding have been chiefly (the brawn and a few trifles excepted) what should be thrown 10 the crows: I never will in future consent or permit such indecency in my kitchen; I must therefore insist on your removal, or live like a Gentleman.
Luth. You certainly entertain none of our English nobility, who cannot digeft, or think it consonant with true nobility, to grace a bit," until it has hung about one month down the privy, if possible, or some place apart, where the flies and other communicative insects might dress it, by drawing out and digesting the vulgar juices, and
depofiting their eggs and trail, in return, into the small cubes, pipes or fiphons, prepared by these angelic and niolt exquifite confectioners.
Hoft. None fuch crows thall fealt on carrion in my house; but fuppofe it fo, you have no pretenfions to nobility.
Luth. Sirrah, I am of high extradion, of the moft sublime fpiritual nobility. Hot. Explain yourself
, if you please. Luth. My primitive, firft Grandlire, from whose days I have fucked mỹ nobility, whole mark in baptism (Luther, I am honoured with, is considered by the children of God, as the primogenial and great champion of Christendom, the
great Sun that in these latter days have illuminated our earth.
Hoft. If you hold your ' nobility from 'wormeaten ancestry, you become a pismire.
Luth If Luther had lived in an heathèn age, he would have been honoured as a divinity.
Host. His actions, that has reached us, bespeak him heathen and not christian. Jii in
.-Luth. You can make no dispute against my relation's 'nobility, Doctor Tillotson, late great Primate of all England, whofe Chair of State I purpose filling, when vacant, by heirship.
Hoft. A Calvinist confiders the race of Luther as bastard papists, unworthy' notice.
Luth. You are truly of the breed of Calvin, the most stiffnecked, and flint-hearted crew that the Lutherans ever had to do with. I have now finished my mince-stew, What is your next dainty? What is that? E
Hoft. The pottage you ordered.
The ingres dients are a green goard sliced, rosemary, wird leituce, one quarter pound anchovies, rice, with other herbs of various kinds, a German lavídge; all stirred until it becomes one palle, as you fee, with half a smoked goose in the cenue, : fauled with a pint of brandy:
Luth. You are a faithful cook ; I wish I wasa Calvinian, how you would feed me! It beats every thing; it is really fine. I would have you keep yourself in readiness, free from all engagé. ments
, and I give you the solemn promise of my Dishopric, that you shall enter master-cook, com, mencing from the first day of my nuptials. I will also raise you and your family, by placing them in different departments of the care of what is to fupply the cookery; one a, pig-driyer ;; another sheep keeper ; your wife hen-huffy, and ;lo open and if any spare-fragments, you shall have them
. rów, and will be paid. jaan ini antigo 20
Luth. I purpose staying some weeks longer, in which time I shall be punctual, one hour every“, morning, to instruct you and family, explaining our sublime doctrine as by law eftablished, whicbi will make you proficients by the time I shall be Metropolitan, and seated in my Throne;j befidess. this grace, I will give yoy the, moft lucky, gead. and fortunate legacy, that will not only put you above want, but will raise forfunes, to each of you, which is this Common Prayer, book. Theo value is 900 pounds hard English Negling, annu-i