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That the visage or countenance had not a nose, Pray who would, or who could, wear spectacles then ?
VI. On the whole it appears, and my argument shows,
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:
VIII. So his lordship decreed with a grave solemn tone,
Decisive and clear, without one if or butThat whenever the Nose put his spectacles on,
By daylight or candlelight---Eyes shonld be shut!
ON THE BURNING
LORD MANSFIELD'S LIBRARY,
TOGETHER WITH HIS MSS.,
By the mob, in the month of June, 1780.
Sworn foes to sense and law,
And many a treasure more,
The loss was his alone;
The burning of his own.
ON THE SAME.
In all devouring flame,
They felt the rude alarm,
From Flora's balmy store,
Have done him cruel wrong;
The honey on his tongue.
THE LOVE OF THE WORLD
THUS says the prophet of the Turk,
* It may be proper to inform the reader, that this piece has already appeared in print, having found its way, though with some unnecessary additions by an unknown hand, into the Leeds Journal, without the author's privity.
While others at that doctrine rail,
The tale applied