The Poetry Corner

Lines On Curll

By Alexander Pope

So when Curlls Stomach the strong Drench oercame, (Infusd in Vengenance of insulted Fame) Th Avenger sees, with a delighted Eye, His long Jaws open, and his Colour fly; And while his Guts the keen Emeticks urge, Smiles on the Vomit, and enjoys the Purge.