156 NUMBER XV.

Lamentations, chap. ii.ver. 19.

Arise, cry out in the Night: in the beginning of the Watches pour out thine Heart like Water before the Face of the Lord: lift up thy Hands towards him, for the Life of thy young Children that faint for Hunger, in the Top of every Street.

IDO remember to have read an Account, that an Ode which Pindar writ in honour to the Island Delos, was inscribed in the Temple of Minerva at Athens, in large Letters of Gold. A publick and very laudable Acknowledgment for the Poet's Ingenuity, and for no more than a bare Compliment! Such was the Encouragement given by the great and publick spirited Athenians. Had the same Poet, inspired by a noble and heroick Ardor, by another Ode awakened