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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 concert with America - but ment. That there is not a man in the reading on, we found the letter was only to whole detachment that march'd to Con- keep them firm to their former opinions ; cord, consisting of 800 men, but is ready the writer afsures them they are right, and to atieft 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 addreslers. scalped, and one had his eyes googed, or LXVI. An Address to tbe People, on the torn out of the sockets; the commerce with Subject of the Contest between Great Britain North America has greatly been over sated, 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, is. Payne. ties than this writer, to believe the above LXVIII. An Enquiry wherber rbe Guilt 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. 1s. Donaldson. than the actually owes, but hath not conde. These writers scatter fire brands, arrows, scended 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. 63. Evans. Britain, for in his account of the particular LXX. Remarks on Dr. Price's Observations, fums which have been granted to the diffe- &c. 13. 60. Kearsey. rent provinces in North America, for the Dertitute both of candour and argument. support of their government and forces, he LXXI. Cursury Obfervations 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 lists with Dr. Price, and accord larely publified, entitled, the Rights of Great ing to him there is no reason to fuspect the Britain afjérted against the Claims of America, value or validity of Bank paper, or the danis. Donaldson.

gers threatened by a run on the Bank. We An imperfect reply. The author is full wish the Doctor would review some of his of fears, that as now is the time for France

own and this author's observations on fpecie and Spain to make Britain a province to and paper currency. France, ro they will soon einbrace it, and he

LXXII. Tbe Honour of Parliament, and says, “ that the present miniftry are the fift the Yusice of ibe Nation vindicared, in a that ever exifted, who louked on the faith of Reply io Dr. Price's Observations, &c. 35.6d, France as a fufficient security for the safety. Davis. of Great Britain."

A better title than contents, LXIV. Confiderations on ebe American War, 19. Becket,

This writer affures the public they will PUBLICATIONS THIS MONTH, fufter nothing by the Americasi war, and as Besides those ibat bave been revirwed, for the terror imbibed by the West India AMERICAN AFFAIRS and POLITICAL, merchants, he tells them “ every kind of provision they import from America, can

Examination of what is delivered on be imported from Britain and Ireland.” But he doth noi say what will be the difference of

ine Subject of Government in general in

the Introduction to Sir William Biackstone's price. He joins with the author of or the rights, fec" in maintaining that the Ame

Commentaries, wiih a Preface, containing a sicans are utterly unable to protecute a war

Critique on the Work ac large. 35.6d. Payne. for want of ammunition, &c.

And on

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ture, with some Reflexions upon the present greater men than our pamphleteers, LXV. A Letter to ibe Noblemen, Gemele- dargerous Crisis, by John, Earl of Stair, is

Almon. men, &c. who bave addrefjed bis Majesty on the subject of ibe American Rebellion.

Three Dialogues concerning Liberty. 25,

We at first thought it was a call to the

Experience preferable to Theory, an An

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POETICAL ESSA Y S. For ibe LONDON MAGAZINE, Cease, cease, the giddy dance, the wanton To E-- Bss D--ph-me.


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

Of witty love ; perhaps the passion's talie ARK, Eloisa, 'tis thy lover calls, Whai dare I say licentious-nay it can't !

Thy Acady virtue cannot be distress'd. No longer now, alas! thy lingr'ing swain But cease to gambol, halle, my fair, retire In filent meadow, secret lawn, or grove..

Far from the follies of a caprious world; Say, faireft miftrcis, of the peaceful plain, Halte 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, Thy blooming charms, to ignorance fatal blast Or youth unleiter'd, tho' his glittering chest Shou'd fall a victim in unguarded hour, Shou'd tempt a father to forget himself, And leave its 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

Chid long delay, are fied, untimely Hed, The fop presuming on his high descent,
And anxious fear must fill the tedious pause. Without one fair idea in his mind :
Then darling maideo tread with cautious The paultry fribbier is the spawn of vice,

Form'd by his valets into half a man. Adown the woodland and the rural dale, His falle affections are of fungnus grown, Left some insidious, fome enamour'u youth And with cnjoyarent pall-another tali, Enchain thy fancy to be ever his.

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

His fond care fie, erit rhy only rigiit, Or sportive May, the month of gay delight,

While those abandon d--but my bleeding Opes the thin ireasures of the gilded trees,

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! ny fond, my Eloisa dear, And fur:ering tongue, fure infrumont ct was, While like the moon amid the feebler fans


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

(and old clothes.

His daggers, buskins, thunder, lightning, And know he scorns the little cynic throng, Will he, in rural shades, find ease and quiet ? Who fain wou'd leilen 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


fought her; [speare, caught here 'Twas there Moliere, there Jonson, Sbake

Then let our gleaning bard with lafety come, PROLOGUE

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


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

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


Written by GEORGE COLMAN, Ejq; are

Spoken by Mrs. King. And like them mankith too, nineteen in In the character of Dr. Anodyne. Yet you will have them, when their date is Female doctor, firs !--and pray why not? 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


[College? Ladies and gentlemen indeed there's none, (Like madmen in strait 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 cafrock, You clap-I smile and thus go cringing out; What spruce divine wou'd more become the “ Wbile living call me, for your pleasure haflock? 66 use 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 persons 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 affure you.

Show me thro' all creation, those who can, This Spleen ? 'uis 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 politefle thould rule the land, In pleasure's round we whirl it from the brain, The sceptre's wrested from a female hand. You ratile it away with sever's obe main, A spouse in China keeps his brain froin In upper life we have no ipleen or gall;

madding, And as for other life, it is no life at all! By crippling dearce's feet, to spoil her gadding: 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


[great Buzaglo. Jaugh ;

Warms the whole house himself one 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 the 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 Islington,

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, shall flop our quill. Wou'd not he 10ington'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,

Afurt we can,

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

Good liquor hou'd ever go round;

And he that won't drink

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

Full bowls of rich nectar let's drink while
Hospes, comesque corporis,
Quæ nunc abibis in loca,

And he that won't join us, shan't be calPd
Pallidula, rigida, nudula?
Nec ut foles, dabis joca.


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

The warrior that's brave,

Both are of our jovial carcer s
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 it not whi.

We'll be fons of Bacchus, despising all ther?

knaves, Thy humorous vein, thy pleasing folly,

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


And penfive, wav'ring melancholy,
Thou dread'it, and hop'st thou know's not

E A S T E R.

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

And drew his parting breath :

The spotless martyr vanquish'd lin,
AH Aeeting spirit! wand'ring fire,

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

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

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

The hour of grace at length arriy'd,
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 Aight,

For endless ages there to fit,

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 fçache 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.

Que deviendra ton humeur folichonne?

With every grateful thought infpir’d,
Que deviendront tant de jolis ebats ?

Devoutly let us raise

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

In never cealing 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 reft ?

Proclaim that God is kind.

All pale, beaumbed, and defenceless,
A land unknown wilt thou explore?

Of friends alike, and flatterers lenseless :

A Poem.
Nor e'er will jokes delight thee more, ODDESS of folly, lend thy lyre

To harmonize the lay,
In Praise of good PUNCH,

A very foolish bard inspire,

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

First of the train, in livery gay,
That 'livens the soul,

Appears the courtly tool,
It cherishes every vein ;

And does bigh 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 fool
April 1776.





The deep contractor now behold,

We have other guests to see, Arithmetic his rulc,

Quite unknown to death or theċ ! Who sells his voice for sordid 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, &s. -An equal fool and knave,

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

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

See! the


intruder's gone : The lawyer here the knave we see ;

Pleasure take the filken 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 ;

CHORUS 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 Trio, fung lately at RANELAGH. EVIEWS are gaudy thews--allow'd, CHORU S.

Yet England ought not to be proud,
H uz
EŃCE thou cynic, hoary Time! ?

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

Ten thousand paltry fighting beaus

May chance to gain a battle; Smooth thy furrow'd front of snow, 'Tis not yet for us to go!

But England buys the bloody cloaths,

And all the guns that rattle.
Love and wine give joys fublime !
Hence thou cynic, hoary Time!

But, when compleated all the plan,

And all the people morder’d,
Come, old boy ! - no more be dull,

Let casuists tell us, if they can,


Is England's welfare further'd ?
Let thy glass be ever full;
Then Pn pledge obec out of mine,
Bumper'd with the richeft wite :

If thou wilt not what care 1,_.
So I drink before I die !
joys like mine muft long withstand


wages ; Thy foo 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 ]]. Mrs. BAYNTUN.


[a&t. Parent of human woe,

'Twas thrown out as a brutal and scandalous Quickly from our presence goz




Particulars of the Trial of ike Dueurss 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 13th inftant, at ten tence of the ecclefiaftical court, declaring

o'clock in the morning, the 56

her marriage null and void. 0 Haare of Peers met, and af- Mr. Wallace then entered shortly into the 对

ter being robed, and the names propriety of the plea first tendered by her ※戏更

of ihe Peers called over by the Grace relative to the sentence or the ecclefi

Gaiter King at Arms, the Lord aftical court, which he contended was conHigh Steward, with the proper attendants, clufive in her favour. went in procession 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 Huchels of Kington was brought to the


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