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*But, Friend, take heed whom you attack;
"You'd write as fmooth again on glass,
"Athenian Queen! and fober charms!
"Come, if you'll be a quiet foul,
"That dares tell neither Truth nor Lies',
"I'll lift you in the harmless roll
"Of those that fing of these poor eyes.'
b The Dunciad.
The Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot.
a Such toys being the ufual prefents from lovers to their miftreffes.
• When she delivers Æneas a fuit of heavenly armour. f i. e. If you have neither the courage to write Satire, nor the application to attempt an Epic poem.-He was then meditating on fuch a work.