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  • Re: Instrumental Music
    • Ken Sublett (Login Ken.Sublett)
      ConcernedMembersMadison
      Posted Jun 12, 2017 8:51 PM

      Pince the Piper Phaed. 5.7
      Princeps tibicen. [flute player]
      A little, friv'lous, abject mind,
      Pleased with the rabble, puff'd with wind,
      When once, as fast as pride presumes,
      Itself with vanity it plumes,

      Is by fond lightness brought with ease
      To any ridicule you please.
      One Prince, a piper to the play,
      Was rather noted in his way,


      As call'd upon to show his art,
      Whene'er Bathyllus did his part,
      He being at a certain fair,
      (I do not well remember where,)

      While they pull'd down the booth in haste,
      Not taking heed, his leg displaced,
      He from the scaffold fell so hard-
      (Would he his pipes had rather marr'd!

      Though they, poor fellow! were to him
      As dear almost as life and limb).
      Borne by the kind officious crowd,
      Home he's conducted, groaning loud.

      Some months elapsed before he found
      Himself recover'd of his wound:
      Meantime, according to their way,
      The droll frequenters of the play

      Had a great miss of him, whose touch
      The dancers' spirits raised so much.
      A certain man of high renown
      Was just preparing for the town

      Some games the mob to entertain,
      When Prince began to walk again;
      Whom, what with bribes and pray'rs, his grace?
      Prevail'd upon to show his face

      In this performance, by all means-
      And while he waits behind the scenes,
      A rumour through the house is spread,
      By certain, that "the piper's dead."

      Others cried out, "The man is here,
      And will immediately appear."
      The curtain draws, the lightnings flash,
      The gods speak out their usual trash.

      An ode, not to the Piper known,
      Was to the chorus leader shown,
      Which he was order'd to repeat,
      And which was closed with this conceit--

      "Receive with joy, O loyal Rome,
      Thy Prince just rescued from his tomb."
      They all at once stand up and clap,
      At which my most facetious chap

      Kisses his hand, and scrapes and bows
      To his good patrons in the house.
      First the equestrian order smoke
      The fool's mistake, and high in joke,

      Command the song to be encored;
      Which ended, flat upon the board
      The Piper falls, the knights acclaim;
      The people think that Prince's aim

      Is for a crown of bays at least.
      Now all the seats perceived the jest,
      And with his bandage white as snow,
      White frock, white pumps, a perfect beauty

      Proud of the feats he had achieved,
      And these high honours he received,
      With one unanimous huzza,
      Poor Prince was kick'd out of the play.


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