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          A Merry New JOKE,
         On Joſeph's Old Cloak.

THIS Cloak was cut our in old Oliver's Days
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When Zeal and Religion were loſt in a Maz ;
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'Twas made by an Elder of Lucifer's Club,
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Who botch'd on a Shop-board, and whin'd in a Tub :
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Twas vampt cut of Patches, unſeemly to name,
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'Twas hem'd with Sedition, and lin'd with the ſame :
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This Cloak to no Party was yet ever true,
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The Inſide was Black, and the Out-ſide was Blue :
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'Twas ſmooth all without, and rough all within,
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A Shew of Religion, a Mantle to Sin :
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When Virtue was Raviſh'd, and Honeſty Baffled,
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And Charles was led like a Lamb to the Scaffold :
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When Treaſon was high, and Loyalty low,
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This Cloak was a Screen to the Damnable Blow :
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When nothing but Anarchy then was in Vogue,
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And he was moſt Pious that moſt was a Rogue :
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When Charles the Second retreated to France,
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And Zeal and Religion were left in a Trance ;
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The Gowns and the Caſſocks were broken to ſhreds,
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And politick Cleaks ſet up in their ſteads :
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This Cloak was as apt, as the reſt of the Cloaks,
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To ſtifle Religion, and blindfold the Folks :
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The Owner wou'd paſs for a Moſes or Aaron,
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Tho' falſer than Judar, and fouler than Charan,
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