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Oh! (cry'd the Goddess) for some pedant Reign ! Some gentle James, to bless the Land again ; To stick the Doctor's Chair into the Throne, Give Law to Words, or war with Words alone, Senates and Courts with Greek and Latin rule, And turn the Council to a Grammar School ! For sure if Dulness fees a grateful Day, 'Tis in the Shade of arbitrary Sway. O! if my Sons may learn one earthly Thing, Teach but that one, fufficient for a King; That which my Priests, and mine alone, maintain, Which as it dics, or lives, we fall, or reign :

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Mr. Pope does not mention Quakers intending to -make any Reflection upon that Sect, for he had held them in very good Estimation, and induc'd the Earl of Peterborough to read Books containing the Principles of their Religion; that the Earl had read them is evident from a Letter of his to Mr. Pope, where he says:

.“ I consent you shall call me Polemick, or affo. .«s ciate me into any Sect or Corporation provided

6. you do not join me to the charitable Rogues, or ...to the pacifick Politicians of the Age." I have R4

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* Barclay's Apology for the Quakers.

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