OP S F ABLE S. (b) That Styxhid the honour to have the Gods to fwear by it, we learn from Hefitd, in his Genealogy of the Gods., In that great day when high love fum- mon'd all The immortal Gods to hisOhmpick Hall. AlR1i. Rcfolve againft the Tiunois to fight, He would reward, and unto them re- flore The feveral Honours they enjoy'd be. fore : And thofc of meaner ranks in S mum's Reign should more efprcial dignities obtain. Stye with her ions then'firft did mount Obferving her dear Fathet'i grave advice, Whom Jcv, (o honour'd and rewarded there That all the Gods by her muit only (c) The application of this fable by will have it) is this; Hoc[4'mett, mJH, hi vtniat muhm. To you ,O Citizers, Bear thit.he fiid Led you a greater mifchief do invade. Tliat he was wholy averfe from Cruelly , is evident from thofe Fxamplci alleged by Vilnius Mtximm lib J. c i. Stnrca d, /><, lib. 13. Efi*<hiM illuli. andoihert. But when they faw he floated up and down, Unadive to eftabliflh his new Crown; Some of thegreateftof them without Dread Draw neerer to him; now both Old and Young About him throng, OnsCrown they tread, At laft they play at Leap-Frog o'r his Head. Streight they proclaim a Faft, and all repair To vex Heaven's King again with tedious Pray'r, This Stock, this Wooden Idol to remove; Send them an active Prince, a Monarch ftout, To lead them out, One that did love New Realms to conquer, and his old improve. Jove grants their Sute, o'r them the SWJ^he puts, gtreight through the Fens the dreadful Long-fliank Devouring Subjects with a greedy Maw. (ftruts, Again the Frogians with a doleful Croak Heaven's King invoke, He would withdraw This cruel Prince that made bis Will a Law. Then th' angry God in Thunder anfwer'd thefe ; To change your Government great Jove did pleafe, And you I gave a peaceful Soveraign : Since he diflik'd you,by the W Stygian Lake A Vow I make, The Stor fliall reign, And you forever more repent in vain. Mora r. No W Government can th' unfit led Vulgar flcafc, li horn Change delights think Quiet a dtfeafij Now Anarchy and Armies they maintain, And ivciincd, are for King and Lordr again.