Fab.XVIII. Of the Old Hound and his Mafkr. OLD Dog 'tis thou muft doe income away; Within a Thicket neer Is lodg'd a gallant Dear, We muft not, friend, neglecl /o brave a Prey. Kill'd, thou and I will feaft, To Morrow and to Day, Upon the (laughter'd Beaft ; Then come I fay. Remember once a Conqueror thou wert. And feizing didft pull down a mighty Hart, When the King's fwifteft Dogs thou didft out-ftrip. This laid, the Hunts-man let his old Hound flip. The rows'd Dear flies for life, the Dog to kill, Through Lawns, or Hills and Dales, So fwlft the nimble Gales Seem in their faces, turn which way they will. Ready to pinch, Kilbuc With Air his Mouth did fill; At laft the Dear he took, Yet was deluded ftill: His Phangs grown old, now fail; and what vext more, He croft a Proverb Jlys,old Dogs bite fire. Then ftripes refbund upon his panting fide, Who while his Mafter beat him,loud thus cry'd ; Ingrareful Lord, Once I did favethy life, When thou by thy own Hounds Wer'tchac'd through neighbouring grounds, Transform'd like to W Aftaon by thy wife. You (<) Whilft Dm,i, accompanied by her Njmfbs, bath'd her felt" in the V alley <>! Cargajna, ABtex by chance came thither, and beheld i hem naked, whom the angry Goddefs, left he fliould divulge what he had unfortunately beheld, transformed into a horned Dear , and was (lain by his own Dogs; which Ovid thus dtferibes. Dirndl Hi ptrlmtur filiti Titania Ijmfbi, Ecce nepos Cadmi dtUti parte Ubo- Whilft here Tiunia bath'd (as was her guife) I.o Cadmuj nephew , tir'd withexcr- cife, And wandring through the Woods, approach'd this Grove With fata! fteps; fo Deftiny him drove! Entring the Cave with skipping Springs bedew'd ; The Nymphs, all naked , when a man they view'd, Clap'd their refolding Breafts, and fill'd the Wood Withfuddenfhricks, like Tvory pale they flood About their Goddefs: but fhe , far more tall, By head and fhouldei s.over-tops them all. Now tell, fhe faies.th'haft feen me difarray'd, Tell if thoucanft, I give thee leave. Thisfaid, B She to his Neck and Ears new length T'his Brow the antlers of long-living His legs and feet with arms and hands And cloath'd his body in a fpotced hide, &c. Thins the Fable.the ground whereof was, the Hound in the Canicular daies beirg poflefs'd withFury through the power of the Moon, that is Dim*, worried their Mafter; which fate, a Senligtr reports, befell manv Hunters ofOr/fMinhisrirae.