Satire, whilst envy and ill-humor swayThe mind of man, must always make her way;Nor to a bosom, with discretion fraught,Is all her malice worth a single thought.The wise have not the will, nor fools the power,To stop her headstrong course; within the hourLeft to herself, she dies; opposing strifeGives her fresh vigor, and prolongs her life.

- Charles Churchill

- Charles Churchill

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