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Addenda to the EPITAPH S.
On EDMUND Duke of Buckingham, who
died in the Nineteenth Year of his Age, 1735
F modest Youth, with cool Reflection crown'd,
And ev'ry opening Virtue blooming round,
Yet fofter Honours, and less noisy Fame
On JAMES CRAGGS, Esq;
in Westminster Abbey.
ET CONSILIIS SANCTIORIBUS,
ANNOŚ HEU PAUCOS, xxxv.
Statesman, yet Friend to Truth! of Soul sincere,
For One who would not be buried in
Westminster Abbey HE
Eroes, and KINGS! your distance keep :
In peace let one poor Poet sleep, Who never fatter'd Folks like you: Let Horace blush, and Virgil too.
EPIGRA M. :-: On One who made long Epitaphs.
Riend! for your Epitaphs I'm griev'd,
Where still so much is said, One half will never be believ'd,
The other never read.
Engraved on the Collar of a Dog which
I gave to his Royal Highness.
Am his Highness' Dog at Kew ;