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A curious fowl and 'sparagus I chose
These, for some moments when you deign to quit,
When folks might see thee all the country round
The piteous images renew my pain,
O teach me, dear, new words to speak my fame!
A LILLIPUTIAN ODE.
Propp'd the skies:
See him stride
Groan and shake :
Lest a host
Turn'd a ide
So shall I,
A GENA GENTLE ECHO ON WOMAN *.
IN THE DORICK MANNER.
Echo. Press. SHEPHERD. How shall I please her who ne'er lov'd before ?
Echo. Before. SHEPHERD. What most moves women when we them address ?
Echo. A dress. SHEPHERD. Say, what can keep her chaste, whom I adore ?
Echo. A door. SHEPHERD. If musick softens rocks, love tunes my lyre.
Echo. Lyar. SHEPHERD. Then teach me, Echo, how shall I come by her ?
Echo. Buy her. SHEPHERD. When bought, no question, I shall be her dear ?
Echo. Her deer.
* This writer seems to have been indebted either to lord Sterling's Aurora, 4to, 1604; or to “ The Hog hath lost its Pearl.” See Mr. Read's Note in Dodsley's Old Plays, vol. vi, p. 426,