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Kindly chrow in a little figure,
Tir'd with these thoughts-Less tir'd than 1,
Sir, if it be your wisdom's aim, To make me merrier than I am ; I'll be all night at your devotion Come on, friend ; broach the pleasing notion : But if you would depress my thought; Your System is not worth a groat-
For Plato's fancies what care I?
Dear Drift, to set our matters right, Remove these papers from my fight; Burn Mat's Des-Cart', and Aristotle : Here, Jonathan, your master's bottle.
'Ο βίος γαρ όνομ' έχα, πόνος δ' έργω πέλει.
Siquis Deus mihi largiatur, ut ex hac aetate repuerafcam, et in cunis va, giam, oalde recafem.
Cic. de Senect, The bewailing of man's- miseries hath been elegantly and copiously set
forth by many, in the writings as well of philosophers, as divines. And it is both a pleasant and a profitable contemplation.
Lord Bacon's Advancement of Learning.