If intermingled in the tomb with kings, Could hardly be distinguish'd. The stars shoot An equal influence on the open cottage, Where the poor shepherd's child is rudely nurs'd, And on the cradle where the prince is rock'd With care and whisper. Ascinio.... A Select Collection of Old Plays: Gamester - Page 451edited by - 1780Full view
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Thomas Hayward, William Oldys - English poetry - 1737
...where the prince is rock'd With care and whifper. 2. And what hence infer you ? 1 . That no diftinftion is 'tween man and man,. But as his virtues add to him a glory, Or vices cloud him. 2. But yet heaven hath made Subordination, and degrees of men, And ev'n religion doth authorize us...