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A Song

To Mr. Creech on his Translation of Lucretius 126 Virgil's Fifth Eclogue

128 To Mr. Waller ; upon the Copy of Verses made by

himself on the latt Copy in his Book A Song

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135 A Song

136 To Mr. Henry Dickinson, on his Translation of

“ Simon's Critical History of the Old Testament 137 To Mr. Dryden, on his “ Troilus and Cresfida” 138 Paris to Helen. Translated from Ovid's Epistle's

140 The Epistle of Acontius to Cydippe. Tranffated from Ovid

155 The Fourth Satire of Juvenal

164 Damon and Alexis

174 Cælia and Dorinda

175 Cælia's Soliloquy

176 To some disbanded Officers upon the late Vote of the House of Commons

177 To a Roman Catholick upon Marriage

178 A Fragment

ibid. Epistle to Mr. Otway

179 Ad Thomam Otway

181 6. Who for Preferments, &c.” imitated in Latin 182

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NOME on, ye Critics, find one fault who dares ;

For read it backward, like a witch's prayers,
'T will do as well; throw not away your jets
On solid nonsense that abides all tests.
Wit, like tierce-claret, when 't begins to pall,
Neglected lies, and 's of no use at all,
But, in its full perfection of decay,
Turns vinegar, and comes again in play.
Thou hast a brain, such as it is indeed ;
On what else should thy worm of fancy feed ?

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