FABLES. Stoiclrr) that the Sun is nounfh'd by exhalations from inferior bodi. m perfuit hereof they affirm'd, that Nature plac'd the Ocean direftly under thc Zodiac^, that he and the other Odyjf 12. feignt that f*pitt by i'.Seons, In like manner that golden Chan (mention'd 1H*d%.) with which ;/ him, *A?a' 071 ti & *> vtv'tw i3tA5/ju; lev- V>th theft wet'I til the Goddefc, and ^v'*p toHi"", ><dbidwithout The Stticlrj interpret tbus; fnpitrr, that is, the Air, rtiall by the golden Chain the Sun, exhauftin proccfiof time not the Ocean only, but all the moiflure alfo out of the Earth ,to fup-plyand feed it. The ^ Sun fcarce drank his draught of morning dew Nor did his Bowl of difTolv'd Pearl exhauft, When mix'd Troops take the Field, no time is loft. At laft a Royal Hart they ran in view. Whom, having at a Bay, the Lyon drew About him round his various languag'd Hoit : Many their limbs, and fome their lives it coft ; At laft ore-powr'd by number, down he falls, W hile Heaven and Earth ring at his Funerals. Th'unlace, then ftrip, and next divide the Deer. Thus the offended King did then complain : Thcfe (hares not equall are, divide again. One portion of the Quarrey will appear My Perquifite, as I'm your Soveraign; The next is Ours, as being ftrongeft here; Thc third you muft acknowledg for my pain j The laft fliall be your bounty, not Our claim: But who denies, look to't, his Foe I am. No Subjed 'gainft his Prince durft try his Suit; Not Reynard, though moft learned in the Law. Vain are all Pleas againft the Lyons paw, 'Tis onely force muft violence confute, juft Title prefent Power dothover-aw. None of the Beafts their grievances difputc, All home return, fad with a hungry Maw. But as they went, one faid, Though Equals mujl, let when they fleafe Superiors may be jujl. Mora l. When mighty Tower with Avarice is joyn'd. Will is obcy'd, and Juftice caft behind : So Tyrants to ingagethe People grant, And at their phafure brcal^the Covenant.