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-Whips put into an ape's paw to play pranks with - None but apish and Papish brats will heed him *.

An Ass.] A camel will take upon him no more burden than is sufficient for his strength, but there is another beast that crouches under all t.

A Frog.] Poet Squab, endued with Poet Maro's spirit! an ugly, croaking kind of vermin, which would swell to the bulk of an ox .

A Coward.] A Clinias, or a Damætus, or a man of Mr. Dryden's own courage Ş.

A KNAVE.] Mr. Dryden has heard of Paul, the knave of Jesus Christ: and, if I mistake not, I have read somewhere of John Dryden, servant to his Majesty I.

A Fool.] Had he not been such a self-conceited fool 1.-Some great poets are positive blockheads **.

ATHING.] So little a thing as Mr. Drydentt.

* Whip and Key, pref. + Milbourn, p. 105. ib. p. 11. dib. p. 176. ii Ib. p. 57. ' 4 Whip and Key, pref. ** Nilbouro, p. 34. *+ Ib. p. 35.

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surname, viz. A.P.E. and they give you idea of an ape as his face *, &c.

An Ass.] It is my duty to pull off the lion's skin from this little ass t.

A FROG.] A squab short gentleman-a little creature, that, like the frog in the fable, swells, and is

angry that it is not allowed to be as big as an ox 1

A COWARD.) A lurking, way-laying coward $.

A KNAVE.] He is one whom God and Nature have marked for want of common honesty ||.

A Fool.] Great fools will be christened by the names of great poets, and Pope will be called Homer 1.

A THING.] A little abject thing **.

* Dennis's Daily Journal, May 11, 1728. + Dennis's Rem. on Hom. pref. Dennis's Rem. on the Rape of the Lock. pref. p. 9. & Char. of Mr. P. p. 3. ll Ibid. Dennis's Rem. on Homer,

** Ibid. p. 3.

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The Numerals shew the Book, the Figures the Verse.


MBROSE Philips, i. 105. iii. 326.
Attila, iii. 92.
Alaric, iii. 91.
Alma Mater, iii. 338.
Annius, an antiquary, iv. 347.
Arnall, William, ii. 315.

BLACKMORE, Sir Richard, i. 104, ii. 268.
Bezaleel Morris, ii. 126, iii. 168,
Banks, i. ] 46,
Broome, ibid.
Bond, ii. 126.
Brown, iii. 28.,
Bladen, iv. 560.
Budgel, Esq. ii. 397.
Bentley, Thomas, ii. 205.
Boyer, Abel, ii. 413.
Bland, a gazetteer, i. 231,

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Breval, J. Durant, ï. 126. 238.
Benlowes, iii. 21.
Bavius, ibid.
Burmannus, iv. 237.
Benson, William, Esq. iii. 325, 410.
Burgersdyck, iv. 198.
Bæotiaus, üi. 50.
Bruin and Bears, i. 101.
Bear and Fiddle, i. 224.

CIBBER, Colley, Hero of the poem, passim.
Cibber, jun. iii. 139, 326.
Caxton, William, i. 149.
Curl, Edm. i. 40. ii. 3, 58, 167, &c.
Cooke, Thomas, ii. 138.
Concanen, Matthew, ii. 299.
Centlivre, Susannah, č. 411.
Cæsar in Egypt, i. 251.
Chi Ho-amti, emperor of China, iii. 75.
Crouzaz, iv. 198.
Codrus, ii. 144.

De Foe, Daniel, i. 103. ii. 147.
De Foe, Norton, ii. 415.
De Lyra, or Harpsfield, i. 153.
Dennis, John, i. 106. ii. 239. ii. 173.
Dunton, John, ii. 144.
D'Urfey, iii. 146.
Dutchmen, ii. 405. iii. 51.


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