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Plate 16: An Envious Whig
Publish'd as the Act Directs, June 1773
7 3/4"w x 5"h
From "The EXPLANATION
OF THE PLATES in the Book of Heads entitled
HUMAN PASSIONS DELINEATED": PLATE 16
N envious whig, who's lost his place
Quotes Magna Charta, and pleads warmly for't.
Let him get in, poor Magna is no more! —
Whigs pick our pockets, Tories make us poor!
So ins or outs are all the same t' a Briton,
Bep——t by tories, and by whigs be——t on.