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openly trade all over Europe without any re promises to the King, and immediately degard to the Act of Navigation, has been the vote their offered property and lives to bis primary cause of their resistance to Parlia service in the conceft with America - but

That there is not a man in the reading on, we found the letter was only to whole detachment that march'd to Cone keep them firm to their former opinions ; cord, congfting of soo men, but is ready the writer assures them they are right, and to atient on oath that the Americans first fired prophefies that a vigorous prosecution of the on the King's troops. That the affidavits

war will soon procure peace. However, of the rebels on this subject are imposicions other persons must pay and suffer equally, if and perjuries. That several soldiers were not more than the addretlers. scalped, and one had his eyes googed, or LXVI. An Address, po tbe People, on tbe torn out of the sockets; the commerce with Subject of the Contest between Great Britain North America has greatly been over rated, and America. 30. Wilkie. as the total loss of it hath not affected Bri Ot the same purport with the preceding, tain. The Congress have passed a vote of but not half so well written. independence, &c." The impartial public LXVII. Refexions on the Present State of have more evidence, and greater authori. the American War,

15. Payne. ties than this writer, to believe the above LXVIII. An Enquiry whether tbe Guile wonderful things. He hath also charged of be present Civil War ought to be imputed to Dr. Price with loading the shoulders of Great Britain or America, by Jobn Roebuck, Great Britain with “ many millions" more M.D. is. Donaldfon. than the actually owes, but hath not conde These writers scatter fire brands, arrows, fcended to give us his own true state of the and death against the Americans, national debt, revenue, &c. The four LXIX. A Letter to tbe Reverend Dr. New England provinces however are greatly Price on his Observations on the Nature of obliged to this affertor of the rights of Great Civil Liberty, &c. 6. Evans. Britain, for in his account of the particular LXX. Remarks on Dr. Price's Observations, sums which have been granted to the diffe &c. 15. 60. Kearsley. rent provinces in North America, for the Dertitute boih of candour and argument. support of their government and forces, he LXXI. Cursury Observations upon Dr. neither places one farthing against those of Price's Ejay, particularly relating to Specie New England, nor are they in his list of ex. and Paper Currency, &c. 63. Carnan. pences to this nation,

This writer is the best that hath yet en. LXIII. Some Observations on a Pampblet tered the lifts with Dr. Price, and accorda lately publifned, entitled, the Rights of Greating to him there is no reason to fuspect the Britain afjérted against obe Claims of America, value or validity of Bank paper, or the danis. Donaldson.

gers thrcatened by a run on the Bank. We An imperfect reply. The author is full with the Doctor would review some of his of fears, that as now is the time for France ows and this author's observations on specie and Spain to make Britain a province to and paper currency. France, so they will soon embrace it, and he

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POETICAL. ESSA Y S. For the LONDON MAGAZINE. Cease, cease, the giddy dance, the wanton To E-- Bass D--pih--e.

Icer,

And heart high set fucks in the fatal bane Agnofco veteris veftigia flamme.

Of witty love ; perhaps the paflion's fallen ARK, Elvisa, 'tis thy lover calls, Whai dare I lay licentious-nay it can't !

; Thy feady virtue cannot be distress d. No longer now, alas! thy lingr’ing Twain But ccasc to gambol, hafte, my fair, retire In filent meadow, secret lawn, or grove.

Far from the follies of a capiious world; Say, faireit miftreis, of the peaceful plain, Hafte to thy cottage with those peaceful If yet my voice, late music to thy car,

thoughts, May ask attention or a mɔment's pause; « Thy lad Alonzo is for ever true." For oh! what pity such a rising Power, O may I add, let Hymen never join Ere partial nature touch'd with finer hand Thy form angelic to an uncouth wretch, Tby blooming charms, to ignorance fatal blast Or youth unletler'd, tho' his glittering chest Shou'd fall a victim in unguarded hour, Shou'd tempt a father to forget himself, And leave iis first admirer in despair ! And force injunctions on his loveliest maid.

Alas! the moments of unclouded joy, Spurn from thy presence with a due conSave when a father's or a mother's frown

tcmpt, Chid long delay, are fled, untimely Hed, The fop presuming on his high descent, And anxious fear must fill the tedious panse. Without one fair ideain his mind : Then darling muiden tread with cautious The paulıry fribbier is the spawn of vice, ftop,

Form'd by his valets into half a man. Adown the woodland and the rural dale, His falle affections are of fungnus grow.in, Left forne insidious, rome enamour'u youth And with cnjoynent pall-another pair, Enchain thy fancy to be ever his.

Another fill, ano: her's forfeit charms But oh! be fearful when the rumour'd Thus feed his infamy and Share ajone wake,

His fond careflies, erit thy only rizlit, Or sportive May, the month of gay delight, While those abandon o--but my bleeding Opes the thin treasures of the gilded tsces,

heart And calls thee fluttering to the various scene: , Forbids my pen to paint another scene. Fly the gay thepherd wiih al'uring eye,

But wh! my fond, my Eloisa dear, And flattering tongue, sure infrumont of was, While like the moon amid the feebler fars

Yuu

{roar; A female doctor, fire and pray why not?

tions

You shine conspicuous in the tattling ring The master of tbis fpop too, seeks repose, Of envious belles, ne'er lift to every tale, Sells off his stock in trade, his verre and Fraught with reproach or scandal to thy prose,

(and old clothes. swain.

His daggers, buskins, thunder, lightning, And know he scorns the little cynic throng, Will he, in rural fhades, find ease and quiet! Who fain wou'd lefsen worth they cannot Ok, no; he'll figh for Drury, and seek reach.

peace in riot. Farewel! my love, may every joy be thine Nature of yore prevail'd thro' human kind; Tillthy Alonzo freed from anxious cares To low and middle life-she's now confin'd. With thee united find his bliss complete. 'Twas there the choicest dramatists have

OXONIENSIS.

fought her; [/peare, caught her. 'Twas there Moliere, there Jonson, Sbake

Then let our gleaning bard with lafety come, PROLOGUE

To pick up straws, dropt from their harveft To tbe new Comic Piece of The SPLEEN ; or,

home. ISLINGTON SPA. *

[The lines marked with inverted commas Written by David GARRICK, E/?;

are not spoken at the Tbeatre. ) Spaken by Mr, King.

EPILOGUE.

Written by GEORGE COLMAN, Esq; are plenty,

Spoken by Mrs. King.
And like them maukith too, nineteen in In the character of Dr. Anodyne.
Yet you will have them, when their date is
o'er,

Have you from nature a sole patent got ? And Prologue, Prologue, fill your honours Can you chain down experience, sense, and Till some such dismal pbiz as mine comes on

knowledge

(College? Ladies and gentlemen indeed there's none, (Like madmen in Irait waistcoats) to the The Prologue, Aurbor, Speaker, all are dead Let us prescribe !-our wholesome revoluand gone.

[tions? These reasons have some weight, and stop the Would quickly mend your crazy constitu-, rout,

Invest a female with a reverend caffock, You clap-I smile and thus go cringing out; What spruce divine wou'd more become the “ While living call me, for your pleasure

hafsock? 16 ure me.

[cuse me. Or robe her in a lawyer's gown and band, « Should I tip off I hope you'll then ex What judge so sweet a pleader could withSo much for Prologues and now enter stand ? Farce :

Into St. Stephen's chapel let us go! Shall I a scene, I lately heard, rehearse? What power our aye would have ; what The place, the park, the dramatis persona

force our no! Two female wits, with each a macaroni, Try us in all things there are very few Prithee, Lord Flimsey-what's this thing we women could not do, as well as you.

at Drury, [I will assure you. Show me thro' all creation, those who can, This Spleen ? ’lis low, damn'd low, Madam, A fiercer tyrant, than the tyrant man. C'est vrai my Lord! -We now feel no such Lion to lioness, is calm and civil, evil,

But man with woman--plays the very devil. Never are haunted with a vapourish devil. In France, where politesse should rule the land, In pleasure's round we whirl it from the brain, The Sceptre's wrefted from a female hand. You rattle it away with seven's the main, A spouse in China keeps his brain from In upper life we have no spleen or gall;

madding, And as for other life, it is no life at all! By crippling dearee's feet, to spoil her gaddings What can I say in our poor bard's behalf ? While the grand Turk, lord of a vast seragHe hopes that lower life may make you

lio,

[great Buzaglo. laugh ;

Warm's the whole house himself May not a trader who shall business drop, Here we're denied the privilege to think, Quitting at once his old accustom'd shop, And scarce allow'd ibc use of pen and ink. In fancy through a course of pleasures run But mark your playhouse wits, and fairly tell, Retiring to his seat at Ijington,

If we poor women cou'd not write as well : And of false dreams of happiness brim-full, Yes, ladies, we bave written, and we will ; Be at his villa miserably dull ?

No lords, alive or dead, snall stop our quill. Wou'd not he 1Nington's fine air forego, Break down the fences of a partial tribe, Could he again be choak'd in Butcher-Row, And let us too preach, counsel, and prescribe! In thowing cloth renew his former pleasure, Firm as Rome's matrons, bold as dames of Surpass’d by none, but that of clipping mea Sparta,

(Charta ; lure?

Let English women form a female Magaa * See a Critique on ebis piece, p. 117,

Alert

one

A

a man.

T

Affert your rights, you must command fuc

11. cess,

From Phæbus's rise And make king John submit to brave queen Unto his demise, Bess,

Good liquor shou'd ever go round;

And he that won't drink

I verily think,
ADRIANI MORIENTIS AD ANIMAM. Is fitter to lodge under ground:

Full bowls of rich nectar let's drink while
Hospes, comesque corporis,

we can, Quæ nunc abibis in loca,

And he that won't join us, than't be calle Pallidula, rigida, nudula ?

III.
Nec ut soles, dabis joca.

The vicar that's grave,
I bus Englished by Mr. PRIOR.

The warrior that's brave,

Both are of our jovial carcers POOR little pretty Autt'ring thing,

And he is an ass, Muft we no longer live together?

That lets by him pass, And doft thou prune thy doubtful wing

A bowl of such glorious cheer. To take thy fight thou know'st not whi.

We'll be fons of Bacchus, despising all ther? Thy humorous vein, thy pleasing folly,

knaves,

And they that don't like us, are obstipate Lies interrupted and forgot ;

Naves.

H.L.M. And penfive, wav'ring melancholy, Thou dread it, and hop'st thou know't not

E A S T E R. what.

THE gracious Saviour bow'd his head, By Mr. POPE.

And drew his parting breath :

The Spotless martyr vanquish'd fin,
AH Aeeting spirit! wand'ring fire,

And died to conquer death.
That long hast warm’d my tender breast,
Muft thou no more this frame inspire ?

Three days so bigh behests ordain'd,
No more a pleasing chearful gueft?

Death triumph'd o'er his prize:Whither, ah whither art thou flying !

The hour of grace at length arrivd, To what dark undiscover'd shore?

Behold the conqueror rise ! Thou seem'ft all trembling, fainting, dying, As at this glorious time he rose, And wit and humour are no more,

And wing'd to heaven his flight,

For endless ages there to fit;
Par Mons. FONTENELLI,

Enthron’d in realms of light.
MA petite ame, ma mignone,

Vaft was the grace tha: gave to death Tut'en vas donc, ma fille, & Dieu Scache où Th' anointed Son of God tu vas ;

That bid the Saviour feel for us Tu pars seulette, nüe & tremblotante, The keen, th'avenging rod. hclas!

With every grateful thought infpir’d, Que deviendra ton humeur folichonne ?

Devoutly let us raise
Que deviendront tant de jolis ebats ?

Our humble voice to mercy's throne,
New One.

In never ceasing praise.
Ah little, soft, inconstant spirit,

Nor is this all the grateful life Mate of the body, and its guest,

Should speak the thankful mind,
What places now wilt thou inherit, While deeds of never-ending good
O whither wilt thou hie for rent ?

Proclaim that God is kind,
All pale, benumbed, and defenceless,
A land unknown wist thou explore?

ALL FOOL's DA Y. Of friends alike, and flatterers senseless :

· A POEM. Nor e'er will jokes delight thee more. ODDESS of folly, lend thy lyre In Praise of good PUNCH,

A very foolish bard inspire,
1.

Who sings of all fool's day.
IS a sparkling bowl

First of the train, in livery gay,

Appears the courtly tool, It cheri hes every vein ;

And does high honour to the day, For he that drinks deep

A minifterial fool. I warrant will reap

The flaming patriot next we see,
The Lethe that drives away pain:

Bred in the city school,
Good punch is the cleverest doctor below, Half mad for Wilkes and liberty,
He drowns all our sorrows and banishes woe, And more than half-a foolo
April 1776.

Ths

GTo harmonize the lay,

',

The deep contractor now behold,

We have other guests to see, Arithmetic his rule,

Quite unknown to death or theċ ! Who sells his voice for fordid gold,

Venus, drawn by billing doves, -Far more a knave than fool.

All the Graces, all the Loves ! The eastern Nabob, with his cash,

Such extatic bliss in view, His country would enslave;

Who can deign to think of you? He well deserves the pointed lash,

*CHO. Hence thou cynic, boary Time, &.. -An equal fool and knave.

AIR III. Mrs. Smita. The artful lawyer courts the fee,

Oh the happy deed is done! And dupes his fimple cull;

-See! the grey intruder's gone : The lawyer here the knave we see ;

Pleasure take the alken rein The client is the fool.

Till the cripple comes again! Each lady with her lofty plumes,

Let's be jocund, hlyth and gay, Beyond fair reason's rules,

Now ’ris nature's holiday ; Shews that the more than half presumes She commands us in our prime, That all the men are fools.

Ne'er to think of father Time! One moral let this day impress ;

CHORU S. Henceforth let folly cease :

Hence thou cynic, hoary Time! " For wisdom's ways are pleasantness,

Prithee, tell us what's our crime ? &c. And all her paths are peace.”

The BACCHANALIAN TRIUMPH. On ebe frequent Review of the TROOPS A new TR10, fung lately at RANELAGH. EVIEWS are gaudy thews-wallow'd,

c H O R U S.
H
EŃCE thou cynic, hoary Time ! ? Yet England ought not to be proud,

For fac does beft without 'em.
Why with frowns in dread array,
Would'At thou cloud fysin;'s festive day?

Ten thousand paltry fighting beaus
Smooth thy furrow'd iront of snow,

May chance to gain a battle; 'Tis not yet for us to go!

But England buys the bloody cioaths, Love and wine give joys fublime!

And all the guns that rattle. Hence thou cynic, hoary Time!

But, when compleated all the plan, AIR J, Mr. MUREDITA. And all the people morder'd, Come, old boy !-- no more be dull,

Let casuifts tell us, if they can,

M. Let thy glass be ever full;

Is England's welfare further'd ?
Then Pnl pledge abec out of mine,
Bumper'd with the richest wine :

AN EX TEMPORE.
If thou wilt not what care ),
So I drink before I die !
joys like mine muft long withstand

Sages,

wages ; Thy too rigid, frozen hand!

To raise a new fund,-10 pay placemen their CHO. Hence tbon cynic, boary Time, &c. But as soon as brought in ('tis a matter of AIR II. Mrs. BAYNTUN.

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Particulars of the Trial of eke Duehrss of tar by her bail, who surrendered her into the

KINGSTON, before ibo House of Lords, custody of the usher of the black rod, when for Bigamy.

her indictment was read, on a charge of bi

gamy, to which her Grace pleaded the SenN the 15th instant, ac ten tence of the ecclefiaftical court, declaring

o'clock in the morning, the her marriage null and void. O Hrase of Peers met, and af Mr. Wallace then entered shortly into the

ter being robed, and the names propriety of the plea first tendered by her of ihe Pcers called over by the Grace relative to the sentence of the ecciefi.

Gaiter King at Arms, the Lord aftical court, which he contended was conHigh Steward, with the proper attendants, clusive in her favour. went in proceffion to Wenminster Hall, where The Attorney general observed, that is having gone through the ulual ceremonies, the there was any thing in the plea, it could Duchess of Kingston was brought to the

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