telar Gods for their Cities andV but peculiar Gods for every particular houfhoid, which they call'd Lares and Pimtcs; to whom they attributed the protection of the Houfe and Family They made a fearch, and e'r I took my place, Kifs'd his pale Lips, or lick'd his woful Face, My perfon they fecur'd; then him interr'd, And I for Faithfulnefs was thus preferr'd. Nay more than that: 'twas I the Murtherer found, And with my Forces firft beleagur'd round ; Lowd Vollies fpent with foam, with Tooth and Nail Fell in on's Quarters, all parts did affail, No man durft rate me off, no not the Frown Of my dread Lord, untill I pluck'd him down ; And he cry'd out,'Twas I thy Mafter flew ; Then fiercer Dogs upon him, Sergeants, flew : And think'ft thou I'll be'treacherous for a Cruft ? Dogs are than Men more faithful to their Truji. a- Not our ^Penates keep a ftri&er Watch Over thefe feats, than I, fuch R ogues to catch. Cawak.e Erre, erre3 bough tpough, thievs thievs , with fpeed He frighted flys, the trufty Dog then fpake ; But what he faid, is dangerous now to tell: What Tortures Cerberus told him were in Hell Ni qui mirttnr t/ui fim, fdcu elo-XgTl^fum families, ex hac f*mi-"Untie exeuntcm me afpexiftii ; htnc & For Servants that are falfe : But they that fold Their Country,or their native King for Gold; To them Judge Minos deeped feats allots, Where molten Gold they quaff in Iron pots, And when their Blood with burning Liquor fryes, They get on Snakes the Worm which never dyes. ?4 mulm *>,,ft ctlo. Left any fhould admii Know I the Lar am of who I may be, lis family; ice you fee me Moral. Servants that Centincls to Princes are. When clofc Confprersplotting civil War, Do fend them Gold, if they prove faithful, then, They are the beft, iffalfefhe worfl of Men.