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Perhaps his confidence just then betrayed,
But not to moralize too much, and strain To prove an evil of which all complain, (I hate long arguments verbosely spun) One story more, dear Hill, and I have done. Once on a time an emperor, a wise man, No matter where, in China or Japan, Decreed that whosoever should offend Against the well-known duties of a friend, Convi&ed once should ever after wear But half a coat, and show his bosom bare. The punishment importing this, no doubt, That all was naught within, and all found out,
Oh happy Britain! we have not to fear Such hard and arbitrary ineasure here;
Else, could a law, like that which I relate,
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