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Prendit Amicus inops: Remque om wreck'd Person carried on his 292 PERSIU S. SAT. VI. Where, deftitute of Help, forlorn and bare, He wearies the Deaf Gods with Fruitless Pray'r. Their Images, the Relicks of the Wrack, Torn from the naked Poop, are tided back By the wild Waves, and rudely thrown afhore, Lie impotent; nor can themselves restore. The Vessel sticks, and Mews her open'd Side, And on her shatter'd Mast the Mews in Triumph ride: Arom 5thy new Hope, and from thy growing Store, Now lend Assistance, and relieve the Poor. Come; do a Noble Ad of Charity: A Pirtance of thy Land will set him free. Let him not bear the Badges of a Wreck, Nor 6 beg with a blue Table on his Back : Nor tell me that thy frowning Heir will say, 'Tis mine that Wealth thou squander'it thus away i What is't to thee, if he neglect thy Urn, Or, without Spices lets thy Body burn?
If in two or three of these Verses, s From thy new Hope, &c. The which seem to be written in his Latin is, Nunc ob de Cespite vivo, Style ; certain it is, that be- frange aliquid. Casaubon only.ope fides this Description of a ship- pores the cefpes virus, which, wreck, and two Lines more, Word for Word, is the living which are at the end of the Se- Torf, to the Harvest or Annual cond Satyr, ous Poet has writ- Income : I suppose the Poet ra. ten nothing Elegantly. I will ther means, sell a piece of Land therefore Transcribe both the already fown, and give the Mo. Pálsages to justifie my Opinion. ny of it to my Fricod who The following are the last verfes has lost all by Shipwreck: That saving one of the Second Satyr. is, do not ftay 'till thou haft Compofitum jus, fafque animi; fanc- Reap'd; but help him immediSzofque recessus.
ately as his Wants require. Mentis, di incoétum generoso pe&tus 6 Nor beg with a blue Table, &c. bonefto :
Holiday Translates it a Green The others are those in this pre- Table: The Sense is the fame; fent Satyr, which are fujoyn’d: for the Table was painted of the
Traberupta, Bruttia Saxa Sea Colour ; which the shipnem, furdaque vota,
back, expressing his Losses there. Condidit lonió : Jacet ipse in Lit- by, to excite the Charity of the fort ; & una
Spectators. Ingenses de puppe Dei : Jamque 7. Or without Spices, &c. The obvia Mergis
Bodies of the Rich before they Coffa tapis lacere
If Odours to thy Ashes he refuse,
were burnt, were embalm'd with, Germans, whom he never ConSpices; or rather Spices were quer'd, as he did over the Britains; put into the Urn, with the Re. and accordingly fent Letters licks of the Ales. Our Author wrapt about with Laurels, to the here names Cinnamon and Cassia, Senate, and the Empress Cæfonia, which Callia was sophisticated whom í here call Queen; though with Cherry-Gum : And probably I know that Name was not us'd enough by the Jews, who adul- amongst the Romans : But the terate all things which they sell. Word Empress wou'd not stand in But whether the Ancients were that Verfe ; for which reason I acquainted with the Spices of adjourn'd it to another. The Dust the Molucca Islands, Ceylon and which was co be swept away from other parts of the Indies ; or the Altars,' was either the Ashes whether their pepper and Cinna. which were left there, after the mon &c. were the same with last Sacrifice for Vi&tory; or ours, is another Question. As might perhaps mean the Duft oL for Nutmegs and Mace, 'tis plain, Ahes, which were left on the that the Latin Names of them Altars, fince some former Deare Modern.
teat of the Romans, by the Ger. & Cæfar salutes, &c. The Cafar mans: After which Overthrow,
here mention'dis Caius Caligula, the Altars had been negle&ed. en who affected to Triumph over the
The 9 goodly Empress, Jollily inclin'd,
Now, for so many Glorious Actions done
And yet methinks I hear thee grumbling still,
9 Cafonia, Wife to Caius Calia I press Cloath'd new, with coule gula, who afterwards, in the Garmients, for the greater O* Reign of Claudius, was propo- ftentation of the Vi&ory: fed, but ineffe&ually, to be 11 Know, I have vow'd Two marry'd to him, after he had hundred Gladiators. A hundred executed Meffalina for Adultery. pair of Gladiacors, were beyond
10 The Captive Germans, &c. thic Pusse of any private Mao to He means only such as were to give : Therefore this is only : pass fos Germans in the Tri-threarning to his Heir, that he umph: Large Body'd Men, as could do what he pleas'd wish shcy are fill, whom she Em his Estate,
I need but take my Journey half a Day
Yet why wou'dit chou, old covetous Wretch, aspire
Think I approach thee, like the God of Gain,
yet that little's all.
, in trusty Hands:
12 Show'df ebon demand of me, who am much Younger? He who my Torch, &c. Why nou'dit thou, was first, in the Course, or Race, who art an old Fellow, hope to deliver'd' the Torch, which he Quer live me, and be my Heis,' carry?d, to him who was Seconds
Is not my Fortune at my own Command ?
Go Miser, go; for Lucre fell thy Soul ;
13 Well fed, and fat as Cappado- Chryfippus the Stoick invented a sian Slaves: Who were famous kind of Argument, consisting of for their Lustiness; and being, more than three Propositions; as we call it, in good Liking, which is call'd Sorites, or a Heap. They were set on a Stall when But as Chryfipppus could never they were expos'd to Sale, to bring his Propositions to a certhew the good Habit of their Bo- cain Atint ; so neither can a covedy, and made to play Tricks be- tous Man bring his craving De. fore the Buyers, to thew their fires to any certain Measure of A&ivity and Strength.
Riches, beyond which, he could 14 Then say, Chryfippus, &c. I not wish for any more,