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Phobus forefend-left he new dangers run, O could the muse one fimple moral teach! And rise, like Icarus, too near the sun; From scenes like these, which all who beard On waxen pinions just about to fink,

might reach ! On his own rashness then too late he'll - Thou child of sympathy-whoe'er thou art, think,

Who, with Afiysia's queen, haft wept tby And drown in a black sea of-critic's ink!

partYc gentle, feeling, female hearts, be kind ! Go search, where keener woes demand relief, A soldier fues !-his brows with laurels Go-while thy heart yet beats with fancy's bind!

grief; In this-your empire, your protection yield! Thy lip ftill conscious of the recent figh, At life's expence-he'll pay you in the field ! The graceful tear still ling'ring in thy eyeNor fighting battles, nor befeging towns, Go-and on real misery bestow He dreads ! --and only trembles at your

The bless'd effufion of fetitious woe!frowns !

So shall our mule, supreme of all the nise, But hold! our author bade me say one Deserve, indeed, the title of- divine ! word

Virtue shall own her favour'd from abore, To all his honour'd brothers of the Sword! And piry-greet her-with a fifter's love! He begs by them this night to be befriended; And bids me promise (this great bus'ness

W INTER An ODE. ended) He'll gladly re-assume the fash once more,

To Miss S-CIf they his pristine rank will then restore,

more the morn, with tepid rays, Nor deem him a 'deserter from the corps !

Unfolds the flow'r with varicus bo:;

Noon spreads no more the genial blaze,
E PILOGUE

Nor gentle eve distills the dew,

The ling’ring hours prolong the night, To ide new Tragedy of SRMIRAMIS,

Usurping darkness thides the day, Written by R. B. SHERIDAN, Eja. Her milts restrain the force of light, Spoken by Mrs. YATES,

And Phæbus holds a doubtful fway. ISHEVELL'D Aill, like Asia's bleeding with lighs we view the boary hill

,

By gloomy twilight, half reveald, D queen,

The Icafless wood, the naked field, Sball I wiib jefts deride the tragic scene :

The snow-tip'd cot and frozen rill. No, beauteous mourners !-- from whose downcaft eyes

No music warbles thro' the gror, The muse has drawn her noblest sacrifice ! Nor vivid colours paint the green ; Whole gentle bufums, Piry's cltars-bear No more with devious steps i rove, The crystal incense of each falling tear !- Thro' verdant paths now fought in vain. There lives the poet's praise ! - no critic art Aloyd the driving tempeft 103re, Can match the conment of a feeling heart! Congeal'd impetuous show'rs descend : When gen’ral plaudits speak the fable Hafie! close the windows, bar the doors, o'er

Fate leaves me Sukey and a friend.
Which mute attention had approv'd before,

In nature's aid let art supply
Tho'ruder spirits love th' accuftom'd jeft,
Which chases forrow from the vulgar breaft, Rouse, rouse the fire, and pile it high,

With light and heat my little sphere :
Still hearts refin'd their ladden'd tint re-

Light up a constellation here. - The nigh is pleasure, and the jeft is pain ! Let musick sound the voice of joy, -Scarce bave they (miles to honour grace, Or mirth repeat the jocund tale ;

Ler love his wanton wiles employ, -Tho' Rufiius spoke the verse himself had

And o'er the season punch prevail.
writ!

Yet time life's dreary winter brings,
Thus thro’the time when vernal fruits receive
The grateful show'rs that hang on April's No music charm, tho' Sukey fings,

When mirth's gay tale can please no morej eve;

Ņo love nor punch the spring reftock
Tho' ev'ry coarser stem of foref birth
Throws with the morning beam its dews to Catch! O'catch the transient hour,
carth,

Improve cach moment as it Aies : - Ne'cri ocs th: geitler se revile so soon- Life's a short summer, man's a now'r, But bath d in nali se's fears, it droops til? No sooner blown, but fades and dies.

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TO THE

PARLIAMENTARY HISTORY,

TO THE

ESSAYS ON VARIOUS SUBJECTS,

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Domestic and Foreign Occurrences, for the reari 1976.

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CADEMY at Paris, description London Gazette account of the action
of a new one eftablished there. at Quebec, and the death of Gen. Mont-
370 gomery

223
Account of a new discovered petition presented to the affembly of
iland in the South Seas 78
Barbadoes

279
description of the natives, their Boston evacuated by Gen. Howe ibid.
houses, arms, idols, &c.

79 on the loyalty of Papifts and the
Address and petition of the city of London

American war

3c6
to the king

167 Bishop Berkeley's poetical prophecy on
his majesty's answer thereto 168

America

319.
to the fair sex on their education, en- - account from Admiral Shuldham ot
forced with an affecting narrative 234 the captures made in America

334
to the ladies, on the danger of their further accounts of the action at Que.
head-dresses

371
bec

335
Affection, maternal, extraordinary instance copy of a letter from Gen, Carleton to
of in a savage animal

593
Gen. Howe

336
Alberoni, anecdotes of that celebrated Car. American vessels receive great encou-
dinal
299 ragement at Hamburgh

ibid
Alexander, anecdotes of

584 letters from Gen. Howe and General
Almanacks, a differtation thereon

591
Carleton

391
Alterations in both houses of parliament letter from Gen. Howe to Lord George
fince the last refsions

576

Germaine on his arrival at Staten
Amelia, amiable qualifications of 197

Illand

445
American anecdote

375 letter from Gov. Tryon to Lord Ceo.
AMERICAN AFFAIRS Declaration of Germaine, on the same occasion 446

the American Congress in answer to the letter from Sir Peter Parker to the le.
late royal proclamation

26 cretary of the admiralty, on the attempt
Dr, Zubly's address to Lord Dartmouth

on Sullivan's Illand

447
on the American contest and its ef- Lord Dunmore driven from Vire
teets

35
ginia

sor
- particulars of an engagement at Letch- extract of a letter from an officer uncer
more Point
56 Gen. Howe

503
articles of confederation entered into further particulars of the affair at Sula
by the American Congress
75 livan's Island

503
address of the American Congress to letter from an overseer at Barbadoes to
the oppressed Canadians
77 his employer in London

ibid.
ietter from Gen. Lee to Gen. Burgoyne Gazetie account of the taking of Long
on his leaving America
82 Isand by the king's troops

558
warm engagement between the Regu- Gazette account of the taking of New
lars and Provincials in Georgia

York

615
extrac?from a journal of the proceedings further operations of Gen, Howe in
of the American Congress

129
America

671
a talks or speech to the fix confederate Andrew Marvell, an Epitaph dehgned for
Indian nativas

130

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Anecdote of King George I.

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Mr. Garrick in eight of his prin.
- of a king's friends

ibid,

cipal characters in the course of one
month

ibid.
- of the prime minister of Portue
gal

16

remarks on Mr. Foote's opening bis
of the gim-crack taste of our fa- Theatre

271
thers

sido Mr. Garrick in King Richard ibid.
of Henry IV. king of France 408

further remarks on Mr, Garrick's
several instructive ones 583 performance -

286
curious

687
ciatique on Mr. Foote

237
Antiquities, illustration of a plate of 432 - account of, and critique oz, Mi.
Arnold, Col. authentic journal of his rout to Foote's Capuchin

398
Quebec

481
further remarks on the same

453
the above journal continued 521

„critique on the managers of the
Affifination, semarks thcreon

86 Theatres
Allault on the king of Portugal

87

observations on the news-paper cri-
tics

510
B
causes of the extreme degeneracy of

564
BARBADOES, fuffers much by hurricanes ... the Englih frage

Prictures on new performers and per-
and other disasters

614

formances
Bath, particulars of a physical care
there

character of Selima ảnd Azor, a dra-
166
matic romance

621
Bathurst, Earl, Memoirs of,
Bayard, Chevalier, anecdotes of his genero-

critique on Mr. Mason's Careeta-

ibid.
fity

character of Mrs. Robinson, on her
further anecdotes of
first appearance on the stage

623
Bedell, Bishop, vindicated against Lilly and

'fable and character of the tragedy
Granger

of Semiramis

699
Berkeley, explanation of his do&trine of
ideas

Bravery and generosity, examples of 416
his system, further remarks there? Brutes, on the instinct which actuates

them
bishop, his poetical prophecy on A. Budget, the fate of, 'as opened by Lord

North
merica

249
319
Biron, Count, Duke of Courland, memoirs

toal of parliamentary supplies for
of that celebrated person

the year 1776

250
427 Byrke, Mr. Edmund, his political charac.
Bloody Aux, a cure for that disease
Bon mot on the 'new creation of peer-

525
ages,
Boston evacuated by Cçn. Howe

с

79
BRITISH THEATRE-Critique on .The
Duenna

47 CAMDEN, Lórdhis chara&ter and garlia.
critique on The Silent Woman 48

mentary abilities
the comedy of The Discovery 49. Cards, a pack of, spiritualized

544
account of The Blackamoor washed Carleton, Gen. a letter from

391
White

70 Caffilis, carl, elc&cd one of the sixteen Peers
'fable and characher of the Run- of Scotland

614
away

171 Catechism relative to the national debt 143
account of Mr. Webster's perfor. Cavern, a subterraneous one, lately discover-
mance

72 ed at Stone-house, near Plymouth 115
character of The Syrens, Cautions to young

ladies

410
masque

ibid. Ceremony of the Pope's washing the pilgrims
- Rory of the new comedy of The

353
Spleen ; or, Illington Spa in Character and political conduct of Lord
remarks on Mr. Webster's first apo Mansfield

411
pearance as a vocal performer 119

of Lord Camden

412
remarks on Mrs, Farrel and Mils

of Ms, Edmund Burke

$25
Weller

ibid,

of Lord Geo. Germainc
account of the Thrce' weeks after

521
of Lord Shelburne

- 527
Marriage
181 of Lord Hillsborough

579
critique on a new performer in the

of Gen. Conway
tragedy of Mahomet

182
of Lord Suffolk

631
remarks on the performances of Mr.

of Mr. Dunning

688
Webher, Mrs. "Bariy, Mr. Wroughton, Charles II. character ol bis penfioned parlia-
and Mr. Aickia
230

654

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Index to the Debates, Esays, &c.
Charles II. new character and description of

É
chat monarch

remarks on his duplicity in relia
gion

EARTHQUAKE, a severe thock of one fele

539
anecdotes of that prince

at Hispaniola
Chester, the petition of, to Henry VI, against

shock of one felt at Gibraltar 334
faxation

another at Venice
253

504
Henry's answer thereto

a shock felt at Northampton 612
254

184
Chefterfield, Lord, his thoughts on the conkiEgotift

, an, character of
tution

355
Egypt, the sacred bull of

544
Chriftenings and burials, a general bill ol

, Ezyptian fymbols, an account of some parti-

cular
for the present year

671
Clackmannanshire, a defeription of, 40

antiquities

544

Elections, confiderations on
Clark, Richard, cleated alderman of Broad-

283
Itseet ward

the guilt of representatives bribing, and
Clergy, the grievances they labour under with Ele&ricity, new methods of curing disorders

of electors taking bribes

284
respect to lithes

340
thereby

654
Clergyman, 'a, reads part of a newspaper Eloqüence, examples of its great and astonish-
in the pulpit

169
ing power

581
Collinson, Mr. Peter, memoirs of
one of the chief promoters of na-
3 Enclosures, remarks thereon

207
tural history and botany

Engagement between a king's fhip and a

5.
Common-councilman, lingular instance of

Imaggling vessel

279
the honour and generosity of one of that - English proverbs, observations on some 474

Peerage, state of; from 1603 O

55
Consolation under impotence of mind

1776

539
523 Envy in the female breast, remasks there-
Convi& Aat, confiderations thereon 369
the same vindicated

134
425 Epifle to the ladies on their head-dresses,
improvements for a new one 426

&c.
furiker improvements proposed 478
Corruption and venälity confidered

ENay on the invention of letters

.?! Eternity, reflections thereon, and the liitle
COURT-BEAUTIES–Duchess of Devon.
Thire

288

regard paid to it by ftatesmeni ,
verses inscribed to Miss Dra. Exhibition of some modern termonizers is
per

400
Lady Stanhope

464

F
Lády Harriet Foley

620
Collen's advice and dire&tions to those who FAIR sex, an address to them

195
attempt the recovery of drowned pese an address to, on their education 234
fons

174

enforced with an affecting narra-
Cumberland, duke of, gives a cup to the best

tive

235
'Sailing boat on the river

334
Fashions of the times

642
Faft, orders for a general one issued

612
D

Fatima and Shel-Adar, 'ån oriental fable 395
Female education, a portrait of the prelent

mode of
DANCING, thoughts thereon 296 Fidelity, anecdotes of,

* 105
Deluge, ancient memorials thereof 265 Flattery, thoughts on

199
Description of Naples, Florence, Milan,

notorious instances of it exposed 487
&c.

685 Flavia, Maria, and Romeo, affc&ing fory
pulvin, the modern, the seat of John Mac- of
kenlie, Esq. an account of

563 Followpeer, Harry, detected
Despotism the fimplest but worst form of go. Folly of bcasting of intimacy with the
640 Ercat

307
worse than anarchy 641 Foote, Mr. tried in the court of King's
Disney, Dr. his address to the justices on cir. Bench for an unnatural crime, and ac-
cumspe&ion in licensing public hou. quitted

:,669
ses

423 Forman, Dr. Simon,' curious account of
Drowned persons, directions for recovering bim

&T
them

174

his Arange but true prognostica-
Pryden, Mr. John, jun. his easy method of Lions

23
preserving dead bodies

401 Fragments from Sterne, after the manner of
Dumfries
, description of that shire in Scot. Rabelais

17
land

312 Franklin, Dr, his letter to Air. Colli.
Dunning, Mr, his political character 688

fon

389
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589

396

308

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202

Friendship, thoughts on the source and spring House-swallow, curious obfervations there.
of
690

140
profesional and real, the effects Howe, general, a letter from him at Hai
of

691 lifax
Froft, dreadful accidents occafioned by a severe elected a knight of the Bath

557
142 Humanity to brutes, remarks thereon

13?
Hume, Mr, particulars of his death 502
G

Hunter's remarks on Voltaire as a writer and
moralit

309
GARTER, knights of, origin of that Hurricane, a terrible one at Bristol 500
order

479 Hufh-money, its pernicious eff:&s 299
Generosity, thoughts thereon

576
Generosity and bravery, examples of

1
Germaine, Lord George, his political cha-

JAMES the First, bis character and abili.
racter

527

ties
Gleanings at Oxford

485
Gloucefer, duke cf, his new-born prince bap Janssen, Sir Stephen Theodore, refigas tis

office of chamberlain of the city 103
tized at Rome

166
Jebb, Mr. queries to

207
the duchess of, presented with an
antique ring by the pope

Jenyns, Soame, Eq. thoughts addreica
Gluttony, instances of ai ordinaries and pub.

37;

observations on some exceptionable
lic leasts
Gold coin, extract ircm the proclamation re•

passages in his View of Chriftianity 374
lative thereto

observations on his Internal Evideace
Government, rational principles of

of Chriftianity

533
13.55 Ignorance in ladies disguftful to menor
on plots against, and particularly

taste
the cod-fish plot

196
367
Impudence, an Eliay on

359
Grainger, Mr. deiended

illustrated by examples

360
Grimaldi, the Marquis of, his letter to ihe
governor of Bilboa

672

Inchfuihal, the seat of John Mackenfc,
Esq. an account of

563
Guildhall, proceedings there on the clection
of Chamberluin, and other city of-

Innocence, female, differint effects of 264
ficers

108

Inscriptions, account of some ancient ones
discovered in France

6$6
Sir S. T.'Janssen's letter on his re-

ibid.
higning the office of chamberlain

Instances of false honour and pride jcz
Mr. , Hopkins elected into that

Interview berwcen Gen. Patierfon and
Washington

695
office

ibid.
proceedings there on Midsummer-day Journal of the proceedings of the Americas
relative to the choice of city officers

Congress

119
proceedings on the bulineis of prefsItaly, a short tour to
312 Irish Peerage, present state of

540

683
warrants

613
further proceedings thereon

Itinerant preacher, his fingular adventures is

Judgment and wit, confiderations there
H

479

K
HALLIFAX, Sir Thomas, elected Lord
Mayor of London
556 KING Gcorge I. anecdote of

6
Head-dresses among the ladies, carried to ex-

King's friend, anecdote of
cess its origin

198 speech on the close of the feffion 277
Strictures thereon

644 speech on the opening of the seffion ént
Henry IV. king of France, anecdote of 408 Kingston, duchess of, her trial before the
Hillsborough, Lord, his political charac. House of Lords for bigamy

213
579
Hints to the lords spiritual

proceedings aganit her in Docters
93 Commons

333
to those entrufted with the education of

further proceedings in that affair 3.9
children

232 Kirkman, Mr, elected theriff of the city of
to antiquated lovers

541
London

332
Hopkins, Mr. elected chamberlain of Lon-

refuses to serve the office, and is er
don, in oppotion to Mr. Wilkes 109 cured

his speech to the livery on that oc-
cafion

Knights of the Garter, origin of that

165 order
resigns his gown as alderman of
Broad-treet ward

L

167
opposed by Mr. Wilkes 332 LADIES, an epifle to them on their head.
Horse-racing become fashionable in Paris 224 dresses, &c.

310
Ladics

670

on

ibid,

ter

390

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