ANN YEARSLEY, ANN SEWARD, MISS SMITH, and Miss MOORE,
Sought the altars of DELPHOS, the aid to implore
Of the laurel'd and luminous Phoebus:
Thus the god told the nymphs, on their clamorous askings,
"Go back, and be useful, mend WITS gallygaskins,
And abjure the rhyme and the rebus."