But touch me, and no Minister so sore. Whoe'er offends, at some unlucky time Slides into verse, and hitches in a rhyme, Sacred to Ridicule his whole life long, And the sad burthen of some merry song. Works: In English Verse - Page 119by Horace - 1767Full view
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...more: But touch me, and no Minister so sore. Who-e'er offends, at some unlucky Time ^Slides into Verse, and hitches in a Rhyme, Sacred to Ridicule! his whole Life long, And the sad Burthen of some merry Song. (69-80) Pope here twists the Horace into some very contemporary satire....