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A Prologue to the King and Queen, Upon the Union of the two Companies,

. in the Year 1689.

Written by Mr. Dryden.

Ince Faction ebbs, and Rogues grow out of Fashion,

Their penny-Scribes take care t'inform the NaHow well men thrive in this or that Plantation. [tion,

How Pensilvania's Air agrees with Quakers,
And Carolina's with Affociators :-
Both e'en too good for Madmen and for Traitors,

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What's this, you'll say, to Us and our Vocation ? Only thus much, that we have left our Station, And made this Theatre our new Plantation.

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The Factious Natives never cou'd agree ;
But aiming, as they call'd it, to be Free,
Those Play-house Whiggs fet up for Property.

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Plain Sense, without the Talent of Foretelling, Might guess 'twould end in down-right knocks and

quelling: For seldom comes there better of Rebelling,

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Old Men shall have good old Plays to delight'em: And you, fair Ladies and Gallants that flight 'em, We'll treat with good new Plays; if our new Wits

can write 'em.

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An E P I LOGUE To CONSTANTINE the Great.

Written by Mr. DRYDEN.

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