reprcfented a cloud be the form of Juno, which attempted , and begoc iceptions of Ambition. Theltory which thisFable was founded is thi,; (.,V;i;iR o( Thefa/j.vihok Country i i;,;c;',l v/iih wild Culls proclaimed Cloud , whence rife the Fable of their ori^nal) mounted on Horfcs (therirlt in thofc parts that had made ufc or any) hy the addition of theirfpeed,overtook the Bulls and kill'd them with their lTreU%Jtneycaii^hLCSntaur.i m dum ftrr J,rtf!rtvolmt: ver Nccqutmfttcbtt*, dtmifit cibm, icoptmt att^crc. S**f, with his prize, whilftoreabrook hefwam. Saw in the cryft.i 1 Mirroar of the ftream, Himfelf tranfporti: g fuch another Prey, A fecond Courfe ; fuch fond hopes him betray. Provok'dbyAppetite ,the greedy wretch Drops the fwreet Boi ic, afaplcfs fliade Thus both the vain . refemblance , and his own Were , gaping for t wo Benefice*, son. JB.SO? S FABLES. Vanifli'd together ; thrice he dives in vain -t For the fwift Current bore it to the Main, To furnifh Triton's Banquet, who that day Married the famous Mermaid Galate. The Virgin (mil'd, but yet the eafie Nymph Ret urn'd not, for the Preient, one poor Shrimp. Thrice round he looks, raifing his woful head, To fee which way the Feather'djoynt was fled; But finding none, he is refblv'd to die, And with his Love dear Lady Mutton lie. Yet hating a wet Death, he fwam to more, Then /et a Throat up made the Welking rore; To hang himfelf in his own collar he Is next refblv'd, could he but find a Tree. Full of defpair, there down himfelf he flung Then thus his howling Recantation fung ; Here I the Emblem of fond Mortals fit, That lofe the fubftance for an Empty bit: Whom fair pretences, and a hollow fliade Of future Happinefs, Unhappy made: Nay States, and mighty Realms,with plenty proud, Thus for Rich W Juno oft imbrace a Cloud. He is too bleft that his own happinefs fyiorps. And Mortals to themjelves are greatefl Foes. Moral. Foul Avarice is of pregnant Mony bred; He that loves Gold^ftarves more, the more hes fed: Doubling ofthoufands ZJfurers to their coft Know, when both ZJfe and Principall is loft.