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Epilogue A STATUE of great cost and fame Th' Athenians raised to Esop's name, Him setting on th' the eternal base, Whom servile rank could not disgrace; That they might teach to all makind The way to honor's unconfined, That glory's due to rising worth, And not alone to pomp and birth. Since then another seized the post Lest I priority should boast, This pow'r and praise was yet my own, That he should not excel alone: Nor is this Envy's jealous ire, But Emulation's genuine fire. And if Rome should approve my piece, She'll soon have more to rival Greece. But should th' invidious town declare Against my plodding over-care, They cannot take away, nor hurt Th' internal conscience of desert. If these my studies reach their aim, And, reader, your attention claim, If your perception fully weighs The drift of these my labour'd lays; Then such success precludes complaint. But if the Picture which I paint Should happen to attract their sight, Whom luckless Nature brought to light, Who scorn the