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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.

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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.
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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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REMARKABLE ADVERTISEMENTS, &c.

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NY single gentleman of fortune and ledge of his fweet Benefaéress, the beSpirit fufficient to be the immediate Friend gaged his attentions, and on whom his of a Lady, who has it in her power to re. future tranquility depends. Therefore, . turn any favour ten-fold, may depend on the appearance of this, hopes the will upon her gratitude, and an exertion of , not any longer keep him in fufpence, but her influence, in a manner not undeferv- convey her sentiments to him, who is ing the attention of a man of Honour, ever withing for a happy union. AuDelicacy, and Sentiment; if desirous of gust 23, 1771. Daily Advertiser. domestic conjugal happiness. As this address is serious, it is requested that no SIR, gentleman will anfwer it, who is not fo ; nor will any letters be regarded, that are

AM a Milliner, and can't get no work I

no where, because I am ugly; for not signed with real names. Direct to you mult know it is all the faction now E. S. at Mr. F. -'s, King-street, &c. among the masters and mistresses to hire Gazetteer, 24 Auguft, 1771.

none but pretty journeywomen; so they

place them in a row in their shops, putsome time since, being on sale, entice the gentlemen into the shop to by among the rest, a manuscript law book things. They call her the Decoy: 'I have was put up, the performance of a late been these three weeks out of business, eminent hand: To enhance the price, and and I dares to say, I have tried all the stimulate the company to purchate it, ihops from Whitechapel to GrosvenorMF:-, the auctioneer, told them, that square; but always when I ask them for belides its originality, it had the addi- work, they don't ask me what I can do, tional advantage of an opinion concern- but they look at my face; and then tell ing it, written in a blank leaf, by one of me, they have no employ for me--so that's the most distinguished fages of the law, the way I am ferved. If you should hear bui he must beg to be excused the produ- of anything for me, Mr. Printer, pray cing it, till after it should be fold: This be so good as send a penny-post letter, dítook so well with the literati, that they rected to Martha Plainface, up four pair adyanced on one another at cach bidding, of Stairs in Maiden-lane, and I'll work till it was knocked down at a very conn. any thing for you that you please in my derable price, to one who was determined way. . to have it at any rate, who when it was

MARTHA PLAINFACE. delivered to him, so eager was the expettation and impatience of the company to

A SINGLE GENTLEMAN. 'read the opinion, that the purchater, for Most advantageous opportunity now fear of being crowded to death, to his mortification, read these words :

man of character and genteel connexions ; Mem. I have carefully perufed this the advertiser of this will, upon the most book, and do pronounce it worth not one dilinterested terms, introduce such to a farthing

· H. most accomplished young lady, with a

fortune in her own hands of seventeen LOVE IN A PRISON.

thousand pounds. To prevent trouble, Obert Bowyer, prisoner in the New no tradesman or shopkeeper will be acpects to a lady, of —, and received plithed gentleinan will succeed. Letters her molt obliging favour of Five Gui- directed for N, O, &c. mentioning their neas, for which he returns her his moft circumftances, and signed with their real firfcere and hearty thanks; at the fame name, will have due regard, and honour time, nothing would give, or tend more and secrecy oblerved, it required. I to his eflential happiness, than the know. : Gazetteer, August 15, 1771.

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POETICAL

PO E T I CAL E S SAY S.

HAT

Allouhumingin daughter of the

The VIOLE T.

Upon the Death of an Old Mifer, whose

Name was ROSE.

Rose at last has slip'd his wind, youthful year,

But left no Rofe-like icent behind Sweet to the limell, and pleasing to the Mean as he was, he'lov'd to rale, fight;

And Mew himself an ill-bred fool; How does thy prcfence gloomy nature Proud, tho' a reptile; poor, tho'rich, cheer,

This stone cries out,

" Here lies a And fill the bofom with a soft delight?

" wretch." At thy approach stern, rugged winter hies, Then here we'll leave this worst of felTo poux his anger on ihe frozen north,

lows, While balmy zephyrs fill our peaceful And fing Old Rose, and burn the bellows, fkies,

Tottenhan.

CANTAB. And calls the bud and genial blossoms forth.

To the Prince of WALES, on his The lark, high-mounting, at the rise of

Birth-day: day, Salutes the blushing morn with glad By an OFFICER.

fome notes ; The little warblers hop from spray to PA

Ardon, great Sir, a forward zeal, spray,

That, anxious for the public wcal, And trill wild music thro' their tunetul And loyal to the Bruniwick line,

Presumes t'approach the Royal shrine, throats. The shepherd counts his flock, the ruftic And to your Highness hoinage pay,

On this aufpicious happy day: ploughs, The farmer views with joy his spring. To reign on Freedoin's glorious plan,

When your great Ancestor began ing con, The milk-maid drains the sweetly-smel. Of Liberty, t'espouse the cause,

Defend Britannia, and her Laws, ling cows,

Protect the Charter of the Land, And lings the pleasures of the April And rule with mild, but steady hand. 3.

Princes by birth confpücuous made,
Now lovers, now, the golden minute Their virtues cannot ever hade,
feize,

Alike their vices come in light,
In every word express a generous care; And every action's brought to light:
In every áết be studious how to please, Guard then the least approach to ill,
And weave the flow'ry chaplet for the With constancy exert your fkill,
fair.

To keep the pásions under rule,
Pleas'd with the beauties of the riped Preserve the temper always cool,

mead, Their linell brer fense, their colours But ftill let justice bear įts part.

To mercy open wide your heart, ftrike her eye; Snow-drops, like innocence, in white ar Truth is the delegate of heav'n,

Yet feldom to high rank is giv'n, And violets glowing with a purple dye. For adulation comes too ncar,

"And Hatt'ry strikes the Royal ear; Should ye, ambitious, ftrive to gain her Banish the latt, allume the firit, ear,

With thunder on each courtier burst, In softeit words the moving tale con- That dares prefume beyond the trutli, vey;

The noblest lesson of your youth.
The moving tale shall gain a pitying tear, Train'd by your Royal parents care,
If it be true what ancient poets lay:

In heav'n's best attributes to share,
Nature allu'd her loveliest, fairett looks, To ev'ry pious virtuc prone,
Cold chilling froits, and noxious damps Religion's precepts are your own :
were Acd';.

The early icins a Mother guides, Wlien jolly Spring his native skies for. And o’er your tender years prelides, fook,

A Father lays the future plan, And led fair Flora to his fertile bed. For education foras the man,

And

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And Kings, tho' born on thrones to Tomades as juft of sense and wk,
reign,

Grey hairs and gravity submit;
Mult like their Subjects, knowledge gain, Is the purse light, or coat worn bare ?
Thence to perule, with glad fuprize, Look not for lense or knowledge there i
Their hift ry in a nation's eyes.

Averle from poverty and rags,
Long may you live to see this day,

They dwell with Griphs in his bags ;
Whilft proudly distant Realms obey,

Mark, he counts the mammon o'er,
And happy Britons kiss the hand,

How the crowd listen and adore !
That scatters bieslings round the land.

With lifted hands each phrase admire!
" Such taste! Such fenument! Such fire!

« With more exalted genius fraught,
# Picture of the Times. From A “ Than Tully's page, or Plato's

Familiar Epiftle, by the Author of Love " thought !"
Elegies, lately published,

Opinion thus with giant-hand
The rising hopes of BRITAIN's ille, And young, and old, and grave, and gay,
Yon circle of the gay and fair,

Confess her universal (way.
With frolic look and (prightly air,

Follies, like these, our scorn engage,
Hark! in each interval ot chat,

And move our laughter, not our rage; “ Prodigious this! Amazing that!" Whilst plaufive shouts fucceflive rise,

But ills of more aflicting kind,

A numerous train, are still behind,
And peals of laughter shake the skies ; .
Now, as the circle moves along,

Whole Hydra growth and Tize demand.
Unseen, we'll
mipgle in the throng,

The sharpeft lalh of Satire's hand.
For, fure, if Genius be our care,

O WOMAN! first of blessing given!.
We cannot fail to find it there :

Thou laft, best work of forming Heaven;
Mark then the lesson and be wise ; Skill'd to controul, with happielt art,
The road to wit before you lies The varying temper of the heart ;
A forward ftare-a pert grimace To bid each ruder passion cease ;
A flippant tongue-a vacant face To tune the jarring mind to peace:
A hçad, adornd with wonderous pains, To leffen pajp; to banish ftrife;
(No matter what the skull contains) And still the troubled sea of life!
An empty laugh--unmeaning Imile Our tenderest moments to employ
And coat of fathionable Atile

Our sharpest forrows to affwage!
Some hints to blast a spotless faine Hope of our youth. Our manhood's joy!
Some lavders on a worthy name-

And comfort of declining age!
Some sales so odd they can't be true, How perish'd now thy early boaft!
Attested by an oath or two-

How fall'n thy worth! Thy praise how
Some twenty sentences, or more,

loft! That never have been heard before,

Where

now,

O where, that primal grace, So new, that heads of vulgar training

The foul reflected in the face ?
Might think for years and miss the mean The countless charms, that pleas'd e're
ing-

while,
These, these are wit-furpassing quite When Virtue play'd in Beauty's smile ?
All Pitt can speak, or STANHOPE write; The manners undebas'd by art?
This revolution is so strange

The generous hand ? The feeling heart?
You'll scarce give credit to the change; The cloudless temper? Brow terene?
You'll scarce believe what wonderous And loft Contentneni's placid mien ?
weight

Where now the train, at first align'd
A feather adds to a debate ;

The lov'd afsociales of thy kind?
A shoulder-knot will feldom fail Fair Truth, in heavenly vestment bright?
In most disputes to turn the scale; Sweet Modesty, that flies from fight,
But-Bruffels-lace, and diamond-rings Whole downcalt eyes, rejecting hands,
Are moft upanswerable things :

Would fhun the praises the commands?
How different are these modern rules Mild Decency, celestial maid,
From the dull method of the schools! In robe of purest white array'd ?
How vast the genius, that could find Young Innocence, that know's no fain!
So sort a path for all mankind

Firm Constancy, uninov'd by pain?
(If Fortune yield but means and ways) Sirong Patience, liniling in the storm?
To be as witty as they please.

And awful Honour's angel-form?
Yet think noi, B-Y, youth alone Here, Fancy, close the prospect here,
Thus blindly bows to Fashion's throne;

Nor let the Tad reverse appear
VOL. VII.

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