A Prick for the Knowing Ones


“I am the first in the East,
the first in the West, and
the greatest philosopher
in the Western World”
—“Lord” Timothy Dexter


To queens at Large the time is—
Com at Last the grat day of Regoising

What is that whye I will tell you—
thous three kings is Rased my dears

Rased you meane shoued—
know Rased on the first Royel Arch

In the worid olmost—
not quite but very hiw up upon

Thay are good mark to be scene—
so the womans Lik to see the frount

And all peopel Loves to see them—
as the quakers will Com and peape slyly

And say houe the doue frind—
Father Jorge washeton is the senter

King Addoms at the Rite hand—
the prssent king at the Left hand

Father gorge with his hat on—
the other hats of the middel king

With his sword king Addoms—
with his Cane in a grand poster

Adtetoude turning his fass to wards—
the first king as if thay was on

Sum politicks king our present king—
he is stands hearng being yonger and

Very deafe in short being one—
grat felosfer Looks well East & west

And North & south deafe & very deafe—
the god of Nater has dun very much

For our present king and all our—
former ones thay are all good

I want them to Live for Ever—
and I beleave thay will

It is hard work to be A king—
I say it is harder than tilling the ground

I know it is for I find it is hard work—
to be A Lord I dont desier the sound

But to pleas the peopel at Large—
let it gou to brak the way it dus for

A sort ment to help a good Lafe tp—
cour the sick spleney goutey dull frames

Lik my selfe with the goute and so on—
make merry a Chealy Christon

No matter what thay worshep—
son monne or stars or there wife

Or miss if onnest Live for Ever—
money wont gitt thous figers so fast

as I wish I have senc to Leg horn—
for many mr bourr is one Amonks

many others I sent in the grand—
Crecham thous 3 kings Are plane

white Leead colow at present—
the Royal Arch & figers cost 39 pounds

silver the hiest Councaton order—
in the world so it is sade by knowing ones

I have only 4 Lions & 1 Lam—
up the spread Eagel has bin up 3 years

upon the Coupalay I have 13 billors front—
in strat Row for 13 states when we begun

Round the hous Nater has formed—
the ground Eaquel to a Solomun

the onerbel Jonathan Jackson—
one of the first in this Country

for tast borne a grat man by Nater—
then the best of Lurning what sot me

fored for my plan having so gran spot—
the hool of the word Cant Excead this to

thous that dont know would think—
I was Like halfe the world a Lier

I have traveled good deale but old—
steady men sayeth it is the first that it is

the first best in this Contry—
& others Contrey I tell you this the trouth

None of you all great men needent be
A frunted at my preseadens

I spare Now Cost in the work I have—
the tempel of Reason in my garding

3 years past with a toume—
under it on the Eage of the grass

see it cost 98 gineys besids the Coffen—
panted whit in side & out side

touched with green Nobel trimmings—
uncommon Lock so I can tak

the kee in side and have fier works—
in the toume pipes & tobacker

A speaking trumpet and a bibel—
to read & sum good songs

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