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FROM DANTE*.

Founded in chaste and humble poverty,
'Gainst them that rais'd thee dost thou list thy horn,
Impudent whore ? where hast thon plac'd thy hope ?
In thy adnlterers, or thy ill-got wealth ?
Another Constantine comes not in hastet.

FROM ARIOSTOL.
Then pass'd lie to a flowery mountain green,
Which once smelt sweet, now stinks üs odiously :
This was the gift, if you the truth will have,
That Constantine to good Sylvester gavell.

FROM HORACEŞ.
Whoin do we count a good man? Whom but loc
Who keeps the laws and statutes of the senate,
Who judges in great suits and controversies,
Whose witness and opinion wins the cause ?
But his own house, and the whole neighbourhood;
Sees his foul inside through his whited skin.

FROM EURIPIDES**.*

This is true liberty, when frechorn men,
Having to advise the public, may speak free ;
Which he who can, and will, deserves high praises
Who neither can, nor will, may hold his peace;
What can be juster in a state thun thistt?

* Parad. C. xx.
+ From Of reformation in England. Pr. W. vol. i. p. 10.
1 C. xxxiv. 80.
|| From Of Reformation, &c. Pr. W.vol. i. p. 10.
$ Epist. i. xvi. 40.
9 From Tetrachordon, Pr. W. vol. i. 239.
** IKETIA. v. 440.

ft Milton's motto to his “ Areopagitica, a Speech for the Liberty of Unlicensed Printing," &c. Pr. W.vol. i. 141,

FROM HORACE.*
Laughing, to teach the truth,
What hinders? As some teachers give to boys
Junkets and knacks, that they may learn apace.t-

FROM HORACEI.
Joking decides great things,
Stronger and better oft than earnest can.

FROM SOPHOCLES.
'T'is yon that say it, not I. You do the deeds,
And your ungodly deeds find me the words.

FROM SENECA.**
There can be slain
No sacrifice to God more acceptable,
Than an unjust and wicked kingit.

* Sat. j. i. 24.
+ From Apol. Smectymn. Pr. W. vol i. 116.
I Sat. i, x.14.
|| Apol. Smectymn. vol, i. p. 116.
§ Electra, v. 627.

From Apol. Smectymn. Ibid. ** Hercul. Fur. At From Tenure of kings, &c. Pr. W. vol. i. 315.

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