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Defil'd all o'er,

An errant whore,

You chang'd your style,

Thou turn-coat vile.

What, still refrain

From long-sought gain?

Still to entice

A higher price?

No, no, my Pitt!

Once near being bit,

Did not the band

Their king withstand;

And bring him low,

As king could go?

Tho' France did threat

The royal seat:

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The crown or realm,

They quit the helm :

Cabal, combine,

Revile, resign;

One, one and all,

From London Wali,

To Prim cock-crower of Whitehall.

Then go my boy!

No more be coy,

Go force your way

To court for play!

Nor fear for shame

Should now reclaim;

Courtier or patriot, thou art still the same.

Our col'nels all

For the loud call,

By all I mean

The great fourteen ;

Like thee large-soul'd,

Despising gold,

These never ran

From Preston-Pan,

Nor did they yield

Base Falkirk's field;

Far, far from both,
To fight full loth,

They will not go

To lie in snow,

Till William's blade

Hath got thy tongue for aid.

Hibernia, smile!

Thrice happy isle!

On thy blest ground,
Twelve thousand pound,

For Stanhope's found d;
Three thousand clear,

For Pitt, a year;

So shalt thou thrive,

Industrious hive,

While these and more

Increase thy store.

Thrice happy land!

Reserv'd topay Britannia's patriot band.

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The royal ear,

Thou with such things

Shall soothe our kings,

As gain'd huzzas,

Of loud applause

From Sydenham glad,

And Cw mad;

Then shall of war

The Dutch declare.

Then we the Russ

Shall meet and buss.

Then, then shall France

Fall in a trance.

Then, then shall Spain

Yield to the strain.

None from that hour,

Shall envy power

In high degree

Of Majesty,

When Pitt* a minister shall be.

Pitt, in a conversation with the Duke of Newcastle, said to him, "fewer words, my Lord, if you please; for your words have long lost all weight with me.”—W.

When Mr. Pultney was created an Earl, Mr. Pitt said, "I now know my place in the House of Commons." He distinguished himself greatly against the Hanover troops, and personally against Lord Granville, till the fall of that minister. On the coalition he pretended to desire nothing for himself; but as soon as the junto was placed in good employments, he began opposing again; and in a very short time was made Vice-Treasurer of Ireland.-W.

1759. There has been a great quarrel between Mr. Pitt and Lord Anson, on the negligence of the latter. I suppose they will be reconciled by agreeing to hang some Admiral.-W.

When the Duke of Newcastle pretended to govern the House of Commons by Sir Thomas Robinson, Pitt, with utter contempt, said, "he might as well send his jack-boot to govern us."-W.

Hambden had every attribute of a buffoon but cowardice, and none of the qualifications of his great ancestor, but courage.-W.

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