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- He mouths a sentence as curs mouth a bone.
- But, spite of all the criticising elves, Those who would make us feel-must feel themselves.
- Who to patch up his fame, or fill his purse, Still pilfers wretched plans, and makes them worse; Like gypsies, lest the stolen brat be known, Defacing first, then claiming for his own.
- No statesman e'er will find it worth his pains To tax our labours and excise our brains.
- Apt alliteration's artful aid.
- There webs were spread of more than common size, And half-starved spiders prey'd on half-starved flies.
- With curious art the brain, too finely wrought, Preys on herself, and is destroyed by thought.
- Amongst the sons of men how few are known Who dare be just to merit not their own?
- Men the most infamous are fond of fame, And those who fear not guilt yet start at shame.
- Just to the windward of the law.
- As the law does think fit No butchers shall on juries sit.
- Within the brain's most secret cells A certain Lord Chief Justice dwells Of sovereign power, whom one and all With common voice, we Reason call.
- Be England what she will, With all her faults she is my country still.
- Wherever waves can roll, and winds can blow.
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