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FABLES. (a) A)ax'% Shield deferv'd a peculiar dcfcriprion by the Prince of Poets, A)ix drew nigh, bearing a Tower-like Shield Of Brafs, with feven Hidej lin'd, by Tychius dreft, Of all the C...
Show more FABLES. (a) A)ax'% Shield deferv'd a peculiar dcfcriprion by the Prince of Poets, A)ix drew nigh, bearing a Tower-like Shield Of Brafs, with feven Hidej lin'd, by Tychius dreft, Of all the Curriers in rich //;/ the belt; He with feven Skim of Bullocks fed at Grafs. Cover'd his Shield; ore all a plate of Defended with tins Bread work, l,.x made Straight up to HMor, and thus threat- ning.faid. (e )Itfeemsto have been the opinion of the mients, that it was m the power of Magick to prefcrve men invulnerable .- forC%V<-m,in!i;s Hi-ftory of Pefoj>cHcf:u :.-!!s how Juno by Magical arts caus'd the Moon to defcendfrom Heaven, Which fill'J a Chdr with froth, out of which was brought forth a l.yon, uhofe Skin wa* impenetrable : Another Story there is to thef.ime purpofe recorded by ~ /<<,thus. where .fiA/,/ tells the Kins of/.riVhwtLerewTi certain (rv whofe inhabitants were not fe,vtrtl:cn two hundred N'yrndswhodied lour times offeknefs; bur molt commonly in the Wars kill'd either by Stones or Wood, for they were invulnerable by tecl. C/)!t creature lives in /,Y,V.v)eithtT 1 rugs Wi'!(n nre i:1 >[ verMTrfiin , vvlin 11 bei' * brought over in Rallafl from Et^Unri, and laid upon Irifli ground, they pjfp ready to expire; bu; being return'd, recover prefently . <>! whicli J have The Story thus is told, the Rattijh Prince A great Diviner, had Intelligence From occult Caufes^ that the dangerous Seas Muft be for/bok, and floating Palaces : His fliip next voyage would by Storms be loft : Therefore his black bands fwom to the next coaft On Bisket fafe; But Tybcrt by the way ( The Prince of Cats ) made him and it a prey, Slew on the fhore, and feafted on his head j He^with blood fated, leaves neglected bread, Of which black Aloujlapba after made his Targe, Like M Ajax lev en-fold fhield, but not fo large. His Motto was his Title and his Name Tranfpos'd into no coftive Anagram, Which from the Micean tongue we thus tranflate : The Parma^an affeffer, ftrotig, and great, r (,) Qharms Both Champions fcarcht, found free from fraud or They take their (lands, and pei/e their mighty Arms. At once loud Hornets found, at once they ftart