The original works of William King,: LL. D. Advocate of Doctors Commons; Judge of the High Court of Admiralty and Keeper of the Records in Ireland, and Vicar General to the Lord Primate. Now first collected into three volumes: with historical notes, and memoirs of the author. Volume the first. [-third.].

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Page 147 - Thoufands of happy hours you pafs'd with me ; " No mention made of old Penelope. " On adamant our wrongs we all engrave, " But write our benefits upon the wave. " Why then be gone, the feas uncertain truft ; " As I found you, fo may you find them juft. " Dying Calypfo muft be left behind, " And all your vows be wafted with the wind !" Fond are the hopes he fhould be conftant now, Who to his tendereft part had broke his vow.
Page 41 - The Art of Cookery, in imitation of Horace's Art of Poetry, with some Letters to Dr. Lister...
Page 7 - All he writes is railing: And when his plays come forth, think they can flout them, With saying, he was a year about them. To this there needs no lie, but this his creature, Which was two months since no feature; And though he dares give them five lives to mend it, 'Tis known, five weeks fully penn'd it, From his own hand, without a coadjutor, Novice, journey-man, or tutor.
Page 60 - Drink hearty draughts of ale from plain brown bowls, And snatch the homely rasher from the coals : So you, retiring from much better cheer, For once, may venture to do penance here. And since that plenteous Autumn now is past...
Page 120 - I take imitation of an author in their sense to be an endeavour of a later poet to write like one who has written before him on the same subject: that is, not to translate his words, or to be confined to his sense, but only to set him as a pattern, and to write as he supposes that author would have done had he lived in our age, and in our country.
Page 29 - Let not your noble courage be cast down: But, all the while you lie before the town, Drink, and drive care away! drink, and be merry! You'll ne'er go the sooner to the Stygian ferry!
Page 71 - The fate of things lies always in the dark: What cavalier would know St. James's Park? For Locket's stands where gardens once did spring, And wild ducks quack where grasshoppers did sing ; A princely palace on that space does rise, Where Sudley's noble muse found mulberries.
Page 95 - Tis true, in a long work, foft flumbers creep, " And gently fink the Artift into fleep x ;" efpecially when treating of Dormice. The Ninth Book is concerning Sea Fifli, where, amongft other learned Annotations, is recorded that famous Voyage of Apicius, who, having fpent many millions, and being retired...
Page 68 - Cookery" was thought of, and I had never read it till the other Poem was very nearly perfefted ; yet it is admirable to fee how a true rule will be adapted to a good work, or a good work to a true rule. I fliould be heartily glad,.
Page 53 - I have fo far taken liberty as to pafs over fome of them; for I confider the nature and temper of cooks, who are not of the moft patient difpofition, as their under-fervants too often experience.

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