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Broadside entitled 'An Equivalent for De Foe'
F O R
L Et banter cease, and Poetasters yield,
How can a Feeble Muse his Grandeur raise ?
His four Essays do give us Wealth, yea more
His own vast Stock is added to our Store.
He is not Servile, nor does writ for Gold,
Nor is he poor, as Poets were of Old:
His Parts are Vast not to be bought or sold.
So Wealth, Parts, Rhime and famous Pillorie
Are all bequeath'd to us in Legacie.
Was e'er a Kingdom half so great as We ?
Equivalents he gives for all our Wrongs,
His Railings are Compens'd to us by Songs.
Thus Shimei like he fondly does pretend
To welcome home his injur'd Lord again
Got ever Nation such a happy Lot
As Great De Foe and Honest LogyScott
1706 shelfmark: S.302.b.2(045)