2O jESOFS FABLES. if From place to place fic\grana as betray'd Seeks in ftrange corners out fome Hole or Thicket. To thefe Alarms Crevifa being no ftranger Needs not think Where was the Chink That fhould from Man prated her, and all Danger. The coaft being cleer, the Court-moufe ftraight did call The Countrey-dame to pillage the whole Larder; And Sifter faid, To fecond Courfe kts fall: But fhe amaz'd, ftill feeking out fome Harbour, Trembling and pale, Dear Lady,faid, Pray tell us Are thefe fears oft ? Crevifa laught, And thus replies; 'Tis common what befell us. No danger this; it adds to our Delight; Nor are we with a careleft Servant frighted ; Motion and Time revives dull Appetite, And we to Banquets are afrefh invited. Then/aid Picf^grane; Is this the Royal Palace ? Better are Farms Without Alarms, Where we enjoy kfs Plenty, but more Solace. - Moral. What Reltjh hath the fated Appetite, Whenfalfe Alarms tumultuous Cities fright ? But in the tioyjlefs Country, free from Care, Swains are more blejly though harder be their Fare. Fab.