Image "Ignorance is bliss" by George Cruikshank

"Avarice is never without cunning      & that cunning that is never at a loss to invent a plausibility for every trick she causes      to make trumps so that she can pocket the money"

Pet MS A53 p17r

Our rulers...

A timely warning...

"To live by one mans will would be the cause of many mens misery"
Pet MS A45 p38

"Mount such on horseback & theyll ride to hell"
(The Parish, line 1295)


The beauty thro my life hath been
The muse of many a theme

Fragment EP II p531

A boy agen

"Lord might I be a king of men
Id sooner be a boy agen"

Pet MS A59 p49