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Flamma sine Fumo

or, poems without fictions. Hereunto are annexed the Causes, Symptoms, or Signes of several Diseases with their Cures, and also the diversity of Urines, with their Causes in Poetical measure. By R. W. [i.e. Rowland Watkyns]
1 occurrence of shall rise with fleas
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The Presbyterian Covenanter.
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The Presbyterian Covenanter.

The Presbyterian, as wise men may see,
Hath little knowledge, less of honesty.
He is both Fool, and Knave; or such another
As wicked Cain was, who did kill his brother.
He's lately come to England with a story
Of a new Pamphlet, call'd a Directory:
His Cloak is something short, his looks demure,
His heart is rotten, when his words are pure,
His mind is carried with a headlong tide
Of self-will, worldly love, presumptuous pride.
He's sick of late; a vomit may do well,
Oaths, Covenants, Treasons, from his heart t'expel.
In this our Land this Presbyterian brat,
Like Pharaoh's lean kine, hath devour'd the fat;


In Scotland he was bred, a place too wild
To breed an honest, or a civil child:
Let Presbyterians be to Scotland sent,
I wish them no more plague; or punishment.
Than pleasant flowers will in Gods garden sprout,
When these unwholsom weeds are rooted out.