In Courts and Palaces he also Reigns And in luxurious Cities, where the noyse Of riot ascends above thir loftiest Towrs, And injury and outrage: And when Night Darkens the Streets, then wander forth the Sons Of Belial, flown with insolence and wine. 10

9 Women no less. See the exploits of the Court ladies in Hamilton: Mbnoires de Grammont, passim.-There was a society of" BaIlers" which met to dance naked (Pepys, May 30, 1668).