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tion'd, must at last be only look'd on as the Sallies of a great, and then angry Wit.
Another Epistle of our Author's, which was exceedingly admir'd, was to Allen Lord Bathurst, of the Use of Riches: This Nobleman in another of the Epistles, he takes the Liberty to call Philosopher and Rake, which Character had so much Truth in it, and Mr. Pope such an unlimited Freedom with my Lord, that fo far from giving Offence, it was Matter of Mirth: This Gentleman truly Noble, has a more than common Regard for the Fair Sex, and having withal very great Vivacity, very fairly deserv'd the Name Mr. Pope has given him, there is none among the Nobility exceed him for Taste, his is quite grand, he hates any Thing that's little, and not capable of filling the Mind, and spends whole Days in his Wood, which is impossible to be known but by the Eye, no Description would do it Justice ; it' is just mentioned by Mr. Pope in a Letter to the Hon. Robert Digby, Esq; that Part relating to this Subject we have transcrib’d.
But when, by Man's audacious Labour won, Flam'd forth this Rival to its Sire the Sun, Then, in plain Prose, were made two Sorts of Men, To squander fome, and some to hide agen. Like Doctors thus, when much Dispute has past, We find our Tenets much the fame at last. Both fairly owning, Riches in Effect No Grace of Heav'n, or Token of the Elect; Giv'n to thee Fool, the Mad, the Vain, the Evil, : To Ward, to Waters, Chartres, or the Devil.