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An humble Imitation of the Imitations of Porick. the right hand like not yon

" Nor will this do," said I to mye gloomy

relf. “ Peace! (faid something within me) THE CONJECTURES. -I believe it was Humanity) " Peace! NOW would I give a great deal to perhaps lie frowns on Fortune." know what's the matter with her, and

Very like (replied to Humanity) what the business is that affects this but 'tis much more like that Fortune girl. frowns on hin If that is the case Perhaps it may be occasioned by the (and that it is, I believe with all my old woman who sits oppolite to her foul) he's not in Fortune's debt-he's Or perhaps the inay be in love. is not obliged to her two-pence.

Or perhaps she is lest destitute in the THE INTERRUPTION, world, without a friend to chear her BUT this affair bruke off in the sorrows. middle: Crack-.--crack-.- crack .. Thus reasoned my Lady Curiosity ; went the Coachman's lash, as he drove but the foon met with away from the Inn-gate, and broke my

A CHECK. feverie oft in the middle.

WHAT can be the oneaning: (said
THE HEIGHно!

Dame Reason) that you are lo soliciCRACK -- crack --crack---went the tous about the matter? What concern Coachman's lath again. -and Heiglı- is it of your's, to trouble yourself about ho!---heigh-ho!-heigh-ho !-said the the young woman's forrows, or why young woman on my left hand. She the is silent? Will you never leave answered every crack with a heigh-ho prying into the affairs of others, and

and had the Coachman cracked till adding to all the anxieties of life that Doomfd.iy, believe me would have most ridiculous one for the knowledge given him a heigh-ho for every one of of other people's business ? Never bethem.

lieve it poslible with such a temper to THE QUERIES. MY dear, (faid I to her, laying my

THE BILLET. four fingers upon her ivory hand, and THUS Reason fpoke, and Curiosity cree; ring closer to her) my dear, this stod checked, when the young woman heigh-ho is hut a forry ditty at the best, pulled out of her bosomi a paper folded and fet to very wreiched music. It is up in the form of a billet. true, it breathes very much of the She read it and turned pale. piano in its composition; but were it She read it a second time—and turntuned with a little more of the vivace, ea paler. methinks you might warble forth the She read it a third time--and turned sweetest modulation that ever pierced very pale. the hearing of Yorick.-It is indeed a

COMPASSION. forry dirty, my dear-I have an ear al- THIS billet (laid I to inyreld is the wys open to Misery-Tell me why it deuce of a billet-it is the fountain is lo.

from whence all her forrow's flow. THE LOOK.

At length, Înatching it into her bo. SHE looked at me, and answered- fom, ile vented such a copious tricknothing. 1

ting of tears as convinced me they
THE SECOND ATTEMPT. gurgled directly from the channels of
THIS will not do, taid I to myself. the heart.
I'll try her another way.

This was too much-and as I could
Surely (continued I, addreling her, not apply any balm of comfort to al.
and creeping clofer to hery thy coun- leviate her forrows, I was rejel vaid to
tenance is not a kin to Sorrow-That Share them with her and burst into a
facę was not made to wear the livery flood of icars. -At this tiine I believe
of Grief, nor that hazel eye to be the I looked very foolish, and this occafion-
mother of tears. Tell me then why ed the felt of the company to burit
they are engaged in lo unnatural a bų- into
liners.

A Loud LAUGH: She turned her face away entirely: WHY did they laugh?

Could

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Watkin Lewes
Esq?presenting the Addresses

from the Counties of Pembroke, Carmarthen, & Cardigan, to the Lord. Mogor Alderman Wilkes, &Alderman Oliver in the Tower,

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Thus Ancient Brións,gen rous,bold 8/ree,
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Corruption's Shrine with honest Pride disdain,

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Ancient British Patriotifiri. Could they be so favage as to take a of our wearied senses, how welcome pleasure in the misfortune of their felwaft thou to my heavy eyelids ! low-creature ?

Sweetly I Nept, and while I kept I I hope not.

dreameda Now whether it was the ridicule, or I dreamed of things imposible the suddenness of the thing, that struck I dreained them, I know not but true it is But why should I trouble thee, reathat I blushed excessively.

der, with

my dream? Yet perhaps my blush was as un- I will not tell thee what I dreamed, reasonable as their laughter.

but I will tell thee what I did not dream, As the motive of my crying was a I did not dream that the relation of goud one, what had I' to be ashamed this reverie would afford the world any of?

entertainmentBut this did not last long-for the And therefore I suffered all that paso violent nagitations into which my feel- , sed during that inactive Itate to roll ings were thrown, soon exhausted my down the oblivious gulph of Time, and fpirits, and soon lulled me into lleepto be for ever erased from my remen. by which I enjoyed every comfort of

brance. A SWEET REPOSE. SUCH it was (at lealt to me) as I am heartily glad to have done with that which the labourer enjoys when he this nonsense. It cost me more trou.' returns from the field, when his toil iş ble than an Elay on Virtue would have ended. O Sleep! thou valuable gift of done. Through the whole, however, bounteous Nature! What blessings do 'I would wish it to be remembered, that wę not owe to thee? How doft thou I aim no oblique reflections at the writ. Ljush our cares, and soothe our souls ings of the celebrated Yorick: The ri. with fancied pleasures ! Balmy restorer dicule flies over the original, and falls

entirely on his imitators. M,

ANCIENT BRITISH PATRIOTISM.

(With an elegant Copper-Plate annexed.) To the Right Hon. Brass CROSBY, E/9; Lord Mayor of the City of London, RICHARD OLIVER, Efq; and JOHN WILKES, Eja; Allermen of the City of London,

WE:

My Lord and Gentlemen,

E, the Sheriff and Grand Jury esteem for your upright behaviour as

of the County of Pembroke, at magiftrates, and your firm, manly, and the Allizes held the oth of April, 1971, intrepid conduct in support of the beg leave to express our concern for Rights and Privileges of the Subject. your Lordship's and Mr. Alderman T. Lloyd, Sheriff, Wm. Ford, ForeOliver's situation. We are the more man, John Owen, Thomas Skyrme, concerned, that by such an injudicious J. Smith, George Vaughan, Francis and unconttitutional resolution, not Skyrme, James James, Cæsar Matthias only your Liberties are taken away, fen. John Jones, Cæsar Mathias, Evan but ours also are attacked ; and we Williams, Vaughan Thomas, Thomas beg leave to aflure you that we will Lewis, Roger Davids, Thomas Colby, pot fail to instruct our representative Watkin Lewes, Thomas Lloyd, James to use his endeavours to procure your Bowen, John Harries, George Roch, enlargement with all the honour you John Toker, Nicholas Roch, Johá are entitled to.

Poyer, W. W. Bowen, Evan Griffith, We, in the mean time, beg your Barret, B. Gordon, George Harries, acceptance of our thanks, as a testi- Wm. Phillips, Thomas Wiliams, and mony of our approbation and highest C. Williams, Esqrs.

The

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The Grand Jury, &c. of the County of Cardigan, conmisioned WATKIN LEWER,

Efq; to attend the Lord Mayor, and Mr. Oliver, with the following Address : To the Right Hon. BRASS CROSBY, Efq; Lord Mayor of the City of London,

and RICHARD OLIVER; Eld; Representative and Alderman of the City of London. M AY it please your Lordship, and Intelligence from Brighthelmstone.

Mr. Alderman Oliver, We, the OU would be surprized to see Grand Jury of the County of Cardigan, at the Aflizes held the 14th of throng down to this place to wath them. April

, 1971, with concern hear of your felves inside and out with faltwater. I Lorddhip's and Mr. Alderman Oliver's have entertained myself during my reconfinement in the Tower; we can. fidence here, with enquiring into the not but express Hill greater concern, disorder which has brought each perthat having acted agreeable to the dic- fon I meet to submit voluntarily to the tates of your conscience, and under the ducking and drenching of a Pickobligation of your oaths, you should pocket. fuffer such a punishment. We there- Lord C-m because he has not fore beg your acceptance of our thanks, yet been sufficiently dipped. as a testimony of our approbation, Lord L-g-or for a diforder in the and highest eiteem fur your upright kend. behaviour as magiftrates, and your Lady L-g-r for a cooler. firm, inanly, and intrepid conduct, in Lady GIto get rid of a the support of the Rights and Privi- deait weight at her Stomach. Jeges of the Subject.

Several
young

Ladies of fashionThe Grand Jury of the County of for a droply. the Carmarthen, also commiflioned Several married Ladies to secure Watkin Lewes, Esq; to address the an heir. favourites of the people in the follow- Marq-of R-k-m

for a reing manner,

ftorative...
Mr.
Wdd

as an alterative.

Several Alermen for an indiTo the Right Hon. BRASS CROSBY,

Esq; Loril Major of the City of Lon' geftion.
DON, RICHARD OLIVER, Esq; and

Lord Mayor and Alderman Oliver

for the benefit of the Air. JOHN Wilkes, Elai Aldermen of ihe City of London.

Some Members of the Coterie, by

adjournment from the hot to the cold My Lord and Gentlemen,

Bath Others for night sweats.
Lord

Sh for, a com

plication of Disorders. TE, the Grand Jury of the Coun- Lord C-ve and H

ty of Carmarthen, at the Al for an emetic. fizes held the 7th of April 1771, beg Lord P

-t; from Crackt. leave to express our concern for your pate Hall, by advice of Dr. Monro Lordships and Mr. Oliver's situation ; for a Disorder in his head. we are tire more concerned when we Wilkes and Horne- -for the heart confider that trat situation has been burn. the reward of merit. We, therefore, Several Members of the Bill of beg your acceptance of our thanks as Rights for a languor of fpirits. a teltimony of our approbation, and

C. Hou e Junto-for a cleanser. frigheft efteem of your upright beba.

Some Leaders of the Administration viour-as magistrates, and your firin,

-as an healer of old wounds, and ai manly, and intrepid conduct, in sup. fiauncher of fresh ones. port of the Rights and Privileges of Mr. Bellasis a fweetner. the Sabjeet.

Your humble Servant for a Wife.

RE.

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