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PILGRIMS ASD. THE PEAS, ab olm98 0:
BRACĘ of finners, for no goods.
Were order'd to the Virgin Mary's shrine, Who at Loretió dwelt, in wax, fone, wood,
And in a fair white wig look'd wond'rous fine. Fifty long miles had these lad rogues to travel With something in their shoes much worse than gravel; In short, their toes so gentle to amuse, The priest had order'd peas into their shoes! A noftrum famous in old Popisk times For purifying fouls that ftunk with crimes ;
A fort of apostolic salt,
That Popish parsons for its pow'rs exalt
The knaves set off on the same day.
their fpeed, I wot :
The other limp'd as if he had been fhot.
One saw the Virgin soon--peccavi cried
Had his soul whitewash'd all so clever į
Made fit with saints above to live for 'eder.
way, Hobbling with outstretch'd bum and bending knees, Damning the fouls and bodies of the peas; His eyes in tears, his cheeks and brows in sweat, Deep sympathizing with his groaning feet. “ How now, the light-toed, whitewash'd pilgrim broke
You lazy lubber "« Odds curse it !" cried the other, so 'tis no joke : My feet, once hard as any rock,
66 Are now as loft as blubber, * Exeuse me, Virgin Mary, that I swear * As for Loretto, I shall not get there :
No! to the Devil my sinful foul must go, i For damme if I ha’nt loft ev'ry toe. * But, brother finner, do explain ** How 'tis that you are not in pain ;
" What Pow'r hath work'd a wonter for your toes; " Whilft I just like a fnail am crawling, • Now swearing, now on saints devoutly bawling,
" Whilft not a rascal comes to ease my woeś ? « How is't that you can like a greyhound gog • Merry, as if that nought had happen'd, burn yep'in * Why," cried the other, grinning, “you must know, * That just before I ventur'd on my journey,
46 To walk a little more at ease.
Edwin and Angelina
Young 32 Pope. 33 Dyer 54
PAG3 Written in a Thunder-form, &c, Mrs. Carter 58
The Triumphs of Owen No. 4. The Hermit of Warkworth, &c. Percy 2 Henry and Emma
Dryden 55 No, 6. Owen of Carron
Langhorne 1 Time
- Parnell 58 Piety
Young 60 No.7. Sir Eldred of the Bower
Miss More s The Bleeding Rock
Gray 51 The Tears of Scotland
Smollet 56 Ode to Mirth
Pope-47 Thomson 57
PAGET The Reason for describing the Viees of the Village
** Crabbe 60 No. 8. The Last Day.
591033 Young 1
Young бо No. 10. The Minstrel
Beattie 1 The Post comes in, &c. : Feeling
Young 56 On Mr. Abraham Cowley's, &c. Denham 57 No. 11. An Essay on Criticism
Pope 1 Palemon and Lavinia
Thomson 28 The Vanity of Human Wishes
Gay 34 Young 50 Parnell 51 Cotton 65 Smollet 59
Anon. 47 Milton 53