$2 BESOTS FABLES. TheH^defire But Souldiers Hire, Their Purfe Hhall only for the Pigeons fight, And they are certain to defeat the Kite. The Harvfy aremufter'd,and the War renews, Soon they regain their Houfes, Forts, and Caftles : As fbon the Pigeon their Afliftance rues : For thofe they hir'd, and were the Turtles Vaflak, Seiz'd them for Pay, And day by day Their Bowels rend, and tender Bodies plume., And, more than Kites, the Dovijh Race confumc. Moral. Effeminate Nations, to long Peace inurd, Are by Auxiliaries illfecurd: Who er prove ViBors, theyjhall be the Pri^e ; But beftyour Friend tyows where the Mony lyes. Fab.