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In her high forehead's fair half round.
Written in an OVID.
VID is the furest guide
You.can name to show the way To any woman, maid, or bride,
Who resolves to go astray.
A TRUE MA I Do
When I lose that, says Rose, I'll die ;
1 And was brought in a laudable manner to bed,
[lives, Learn, husbands,, from henee, for the peace of your That maids make not half such a.tumult as wives..
A REASONABLE AFFLICTION.
His spouse is in despair !
They both express their care.
A diff'rent cause, says parfon Sly,
The same effect may give :
His wife, that he may live.
ANOTHER REASONABLE AFFLICTION. . TROM her own native France as old Alison past, T She reproach'd English Nell with neglect. or
with malice, .. That the flattern had left in the hurry and halte, Her lady's complexion, and eye-brows at Calais.
ANO THE Ri.
T TER eye brow box one morning lost, NI (The best of folks are oft'nest crost) Sad Helen thus to Jenny faid, Her careless but afflicted maid ; - ; ; Put me to bed then, wretched Jane ; Alas! when. Shall I rise again? I can behold no mortal now: For what's an eye without a brow?"
ON THE SAME SUBJECT:
TN a dark corner of the house
Poor Helen sits, and fobs and cries z.
Unless she finds her eye-brow9,-
ON THE SAME:
T TELEN was just flipt into bed : 11 Her eye-brows on the toilet lay je
Away the kitten with them fled, As fees belonging to her prey.
For this misfortune careless Janez. Afsure yourself was loudly rated :
And Madam getting up again, With her own hand the mouse-trap baited..
· On little things, as fages write, Depends our human joy, or forrow :
If we don't catch a mouse to night; Alas! no eye.brows for to-morrow
: PHYLLIS'S AGR.
TTOW old may Phyllis be, you ask,
For the has really two ages.
Stiff in brocard, and pinch'd in stays ;
Her patches, paint, and jewels-on ; All day let envy view her face ;
And Phyllis is but twenty one.
Paint, patches, jewels laid alider
At night astronomers agree, The evening has the day bely'd ;
And Phyllis is some forty-threei
i Forma bonum fragiles
77HAT a frail thing is beauty, says Baron la Cras). W Perceiving his mistress had one eye of glass:
And scarcely had he spoke it ; When the more confus'd, as more angry The grew, By a negligent rage prov'd the maxim too true;
She dropt the eye, and broke it.
A critical moment:
" TOW capricious were nature and art to poor
Nell? She was painting her cheeks at the time her nose fell.
AN EPIGRA M.
Written to the Duke de Noailles..
STAIN the concern which you express,,
That uncall’d Alard will pofless
By Banquo's restless spright.
With fifteen thousand pounds a-year,
An ill, you may soon retrieve?
By much than you believe.
Lend him but fifty Louis' d'or ;
Take the advice : probatum est.
But to secure our rest?