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EPISTLE from the Hon. CHARLES Fox, Again I try, like rising to explain, partridge-booting, to the Hon. JOHN Town. A double barrel's force; but try in vain ; SHEND, cruisigo

Against myself the hated tube recoils,
(Written by Mr Tickelt
, aus bor of Anticipation.) Nor gains one feather to require my toils.

But if too soon the startled covey rise,
Hile you, dear TOWNSHEND, o'er the 'And move a previous question in the skies,

My faithful groom quick marks them as they
Mulgrave in front, and Hanger by thy fide,

Me į delights the woods and wilds to court, And counts their noses undeceiv'd as Byng;
For ruftic feats and unambitious sport.-

Whether in close array, and nomine con.
At that dim hour when fading lamps expire, To their old beaten ground the covey's gone;
When the last lingering clubs to bed retire, Or, scattering wild, in petty parties fall,
I rise! -how should I then thy feelings Thock,

Some to pair off, and some to wait a call.
Unshav'd, unpowder'd, in my fhooring-frock ! Thus from cach kindred image faocy draws
What frock! thou criest-Ill tell thee-che old The latent emblem of a nobler cause.

If chance a stray, lone bird my course javites,'
Trimm'd to a jacket, with the skirts cut down. I think of Meredith, and profelytes ;
Thou laugh' ; - I know thou dost; - but Mean mangled game not for itself I prize;
check that soeer ;

Vengeance and Palliser to mem'rý risc.-
What tho' no fashion's sportsman I appear, Some senatorial cype ev'n Pointers yield;
Yet hence thy CHARLES's voice gains thriller One loves too narrow, one too wide a field;

This creeps below, that fprings above his work,
Ah! Jack, if Dunning shot, he'd not be hqarse. As Hurtley now, or uncontrould as Burke.

Nor deem e'en here the cares of state forgot, Withi rav’nous ardour some devour the preyi
I wad with Gazettes ev'ry second shot : O gentle Sawbridge, lath such fiends away!
Almon's bold sheets the intervals supply; Others, with puzzling zeal, small objects mark;
And still, methinks, bis charges farthest fly. Judicious Luttrell, bid them ware a lark!
Ofe too, while all around my pointers stray, But come, dear Jack, all martial as thou
With patriot oames I chear them on the way; With spruce cockade, heroically smart, [art,
No fervile ministerial runners they!

Come, and once more together let us greet
Nor Ranger then, but Wafningion I cry: The long lost pleasures of St Jarnes's Street.
Hey on! Paul Jones, re-echoes to the sky : Enough o'er stubbles have I deign'd to tread;
Toho! old Franklin,-Silas Deane, take heed! Too long wer't thou at anchor at Spithead!
Chear'd with the sound, o'er hills and dales

Come, happy friend !-to hail thy wish'd som they speed:

'Till one, to whose quick sense and practis'd Nor vulgar fire, nor venal light Mall burn;
His active followers yield a halty will, (ikill, From gentle bosoms purer flaines Mhall rise,
Touch'd by the scent the pafling gales convey, And keener ardours fiath from Beauty's cyes.
Wich startled vigilance presumes the prey: Methinks I see thee now resume thy stand,
The reft a disciplin'd subservience keep;

Pride of Fop-alley, tho’a little tann'd:
Dash where he suns, and as he crouches creep: What tender joy the gazing Nymphs discloce!
At length the hosile league one point avow : How pine with envy the neglected Beaux!
Now places, places !--order, order, now! While many a feeble frown and Itruggling
* Beebry! let me, (I cry), for party's fake,

4 Teach thee where ber to aim-what ground fondly reprove thy too adventurous toil,
to take."

And seem, with reprehcosive love, to say, And fee, a young bird rises, weak and Now:

Dear Mr TOWNSHEND, wherefore didnt " At him, sír Charles !"—He fires, and lays thou tray? him low,

What fatal havock might one hot have made, Seard at the found, up the full covey springs; If not thy life, thy leg the forfeit paid ! Ricbard ar random fires, and only wings That Mor the forciop might have made its Not fo thy CHARLES; intent with half-clos'd

prey, fight,

Or fing'd

- one dear devored curl away;" Cautious I watch their veieran leader's fight,

Or lopp'd that hand, the pride of love and lace,
At him I aim, the covey's head and guide ; Or scari'd, with bolder facrilege, thy face.
I fire;- but ah! too plainly on one fide: Soon as to Brooks's thence thy footsteps

[Few poems that we have lately met will With gratulations thy approach attend ! (bend, Lave sforded us more pleafure than the little epiftle See Gibbon rap his box ; aufpicious fign, peicb is sow before us. It is not only terse onde That classic compliment and wir combine : laat, but replete, also, with a kind of plenfantry Bee Beauclerk's check a tinge of sed surprise, stich is, in jame degree, peculiar to itself; a pleao And Friendfhip give what cruel Health cenies. zatry seemlirtered by tbe gall of party or perfonal Important To WNSHEND! what can thee with #tire. It is very rarely that true bumour and good

Nand? 15 are fe bappily blerded. Month. Rev.} The ling‘ring black-ball lags in Bocilly's hand;


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Ev'n Drapier checks the sentimental figh, A man who, living, never made a foe, [how; And Smith, without an oath, suspends the dye. Whose heart could feel, and liberal hand be

That night, to festive wit and friendship due, A man with judgement, taste, and knowledge That night thy CHARLES's board shall wel blest, come you.

The steady, gen'rous friend, through life conSallads, that shame ragouts, shall woo thy taste; fest. Deep shalt thou delve in Weltjie's motley paste; He liv'd respected : What would Virtue more, Derby shall lend, if not his plate, his cooks, In life's dull passage to ber native shore ? And, know, I've bought the best Champaigne' Though dead, he lives, while thofe who knew from Brooks ;

him live; From liberal Brooks, whose speculative skill 'Tis all the soul-affected friend can give ! Is hasty credit, and a distant bill;

If social virtue to thy soul be dear, Who, nurs'd in clubs, disdains a vulgar trade, Pause, Reader, and indulge the swelling tear : Exules to trust, and blushes to be paid ! If virtue glows not in thy breast, pafs on,

On that auspicious night, supremely grac'd This verse is cold, and lifeless, as the stone; With chofen guests, the pride of liberal taste, Till happier feelings touch chy heart, retire;Not in contentious heat, nor mad'ning strife, The Muse may fan them, but the Gods inNot with the busy ills, nor cares of life,

spire. We'll waste the fleeting hours; far happier What art thou, life ? a vapour quickly gone ; themes

Unknown the track where late it feebly thone ; Shall claim each thought, and chase Ambition's A flower, just opening to the folar ray, dreams.

Scarce blown ere shrunk; the pageant of a day! Each Beauty that sublimity can boast, A dream, a shadow !- yet in Wisdom's eye, He best shall tell, who still unites them most. Th'important NOW, that fits us for the sky ! Of wit, of taste, of fancy we'll debate; 0, source of light and life ! at peace with thee, Jf Sheridan for opce is pot too late :

Blest is the hour that sets the pris'ner free! But scarce a thought to ministers we'll spare, Abbot's Inch, Feb. 22. 1780.

F. D. Unless on Polish politics with Hare : Good natur'd Devon! oft shall then appear VERSES written by the Countess-dowager of The cool complacence of thy friendly fneer : DERWENTWÅTER, at the age of twentyOft Mall Fitzpatrick's wit, and Stanhope's case,

five,. Soon after her husband was beheaded on And Burgogne's manly sense unite to please. Tower-hill, Feb. 24. 1715-16.. And while each gucst attends our varied feats Of scattering covies and retreating fleets, Me fhall they wish some better sport to gain,

And fly to some desert Forlorn, And thee more glory--from the next cam

Where death shall extinguish my love ; paiga.

For Radcliffe will never return. EPIT A PH for WILLIAM MILLAR, Esq;

Undaunted my hero appear'd,

Where Virtue her banners display'd, of Walkinsaw. +

Where Freedom's mild standard was rear'd H Ere peaceful rests, with kindred dust in

He follow'd, by threats undismay'd. urn'd, man whose foul with holy friendship huro'd;

But Virtue and Freedom, alas !

Are perish'd, and Derwent's no more : *[This company and entertainment bear such evi Fell tyranny rules in their place, dent marks of taste and good judgement, that we And gluts his curs'd maw with their gore. Mould csteem ourselves happy in having a card of

O spare my lov'd Derwent," I said, invitation to be of the party. Month. Rev.]

As low to the tyranc I fell, † This gentleman was bred to physis, went a And prostrate before him was laid, [dwell”! brodd carly in life, and settled in the isand of An “ And may Heaven ftill smile where you tigua, where he made a genteel fortune, with a fair But vain the sad tale of my woe ; chara&ter. He returned to his native country about

Nor pray’rs, nor deep sighs, could succeed. eight ycars ago, and was universally esteemed in the

His bolom no mercy did know, [bleed. neighbourhood wheri he lived.

He had read a great

“ Be gone” he said, “ Derwent must deal, and with an excellent judgement; which, with bis liberal manners, and open frankness of disposition,

My Derweot, alas ! was my all, made his conversation equally entertaining and in

How hard then that all to resign!

To live without Derwent in thrall! structive. No man was bappier in the society of his friends ; 110 man entertained with a better grace, or

And yet that sore task must be mine. greater good-will. While abroad, the humanity of How oft thro' the grove do I stray; bis temper Softened the horrors of Navery ; after his And wonder you do not appear! return to Scotland, the same disposition of mind made How oft does your lifping fon * say, bis conne&tions and dependents happy. He died the “ I wish my lov'd father was here!"? 1706 of February 1780, in the 62d year of his age. (The note is at the bottom of next column.]


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When wak'd from my frenzy I cry,

HISTORICAL AFFAIRS. “ O Heav'ns! is Derwení no more? Transport me, ye gods, to his sky,

ENGL A N D. [52.] Or elle my fond bulband restore!".

In the gazette of Feb. 12. in an artiFRIENDSHIP: An Ode. cle dated Admiralty-office, Feb. 12, we

have a letter from Adm. Sir George Succeffive to the gloom of night,

Brydges Rodney, brought by Capt. Is Friendship's ray serene ;

Thompson, of the America, who arri. When on the sickly couch Ilie,

ved the night before, viz. No more my bosom heaves the figh,

“. Sandwich, at fea, Jan. 9. 1780, Should Friendship cheer the scene.

lat. 41. 44. long. 14:25. Cape Fi'Tis Friendthip gives the joys sincere,

nisterre E. N. E, 76 leagues. Delights to wipe the falling car,

YESTERDAY, at day-light, the squaTo soothibe aching breast;

dron of his Majesty's ships under my Oor griefs a social solace find,

command descried twenty-two fail in the 'Tis Friendship heals the wounded mind, north-east quarter: we immediately gave It blesses, and is blest.

chace, and in a few hours the whole On life's deceitful stream we fail;

were taken. Whene'er we meet a prosperous gale

They prove to be a Spanish convoy The flattering tribe attend ;

which failed from St Sebastian's the ift On whom, should adverse blasts arise, of January, and were under the protecOr threatening forms portend the skies, tion of seven ships and vefsels of war be'Tis folly to depend.

longing to the Royal company of CaracLet us, Lysander, ever be

cas, viz, Inviolate in amity,

The Guipuscoano, of 64 guns and 550 men. Still let its transports glow.

The San Carlos, of 32 guns and 200 men. How few, like you, pofless a mind,

The San Rafael, of 30 guns and 155 men. Where the soft virtues are combin'd,

The Santa Teresa, of 28 guns and 15 o men. That feel another's woe ?

The San Bruno, of 26 guns and 140 men. ADVICE in a LOV E R. The Corbetta San Fermin, of 10 guns and By Dr YALDEN.

The San Vicente, of 10 guns and 40 meo. OR many unsuccessful years,

Part of the convoy was loaded with Battering them often with my tears ;

naval stores and provisions for the SpaI figh’d, but durft not pray.

nish thips of war at Cadiz; the rest with No prostrate wretch, before the shrine bale goods belonging to the Royal comOf some lov'd saint above,

pany. E'er thought his goddess more divine.

Those loaded with naval stores and Or paid more awful love.

bale goods I shall immediately dispatch Still the disdainful nymph look'd down

for England, under the convoy of his With coy insulting pride;

Majesty's ships the America and Pearl ; Receiv'd my passion with a frown,

those loaded with provisions I Mall carry Or turned her head aside.

to Gibraltar: for which place I am now Then Cupid whisper'd in my ear,

fteering; and have not a doubt, but the “ Use more prevailing charms ;

service I am fent upon there will be You modelt whining fool, draw near,

speedily effected. And clasp her in your arms.

As I thought it highly necessary to With eager kifles tempt the maid

send a 64 gun ship to protect so valuable From Cyathia's feei depart;

a convoy, I have commissioned, officered, The lips he briskly must invade,

and manned, the Spanish Thip of war of That would possess the heart."

the same rate, and named her the Prince With that I shook off all the slave,

William, in respect to his R. Highness, My better fortunes cried ;

in whole presence she had the honour to When Cynthia in a moment gave

be taken. She has been launched only What the for


fix months, is in every respect complete[This son probably died foon ; for, in 1746, ly fitted for war, and nuch larger than Charl:s, brother of James, whose widow wrote the Bienfaisant, Capt. Macbride, to whom shefe verses, was beheaded (8.618.] on Tower. The struck. till

, on a sentence pronounced in 1910 ;. and be I beg leave to congratulate their LordJum:dobe ti:le af Earl of Derwcatwater.] Nips on this event, which must greatly


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diftress the enemy, who I am well in- fion of, and shift the prisoners of those formed are in much want of provisions thips that had surrendered to his Majeand naval stores.

sty's arms. It continued very bad weather I have the honour to be, &c.

the next day, when the Royal George, G. B. RODNEY."

Prince George, Sandwich, and several A list of the merchant-lhips taken is an- other ships, were in great danger, and nexed in the gazette, fixteen in number. under the necessity of making fail to a

void the shoals of St Lucar; nor did they In a Gazette-Extraordinary, of Feb., 28. are inserted duplicates of letters (the get into deep water till the next mornoriginals not having then arrived) from ing; when, having joined the convoy, Adm. Rodney to the Admiralty, brought and made Cape Spartel, I dispatched two by Capt. Edward Thompson, of the Hy: frigates to Tangier, to acquaint his Ma. æna, who arrived that morning; of jesty's consul with our success, that Great

Britain was again mistress of the straits ; which we give extracts, viz.

and desiring him to halten a supply of “Sandwich, Gibraltar bay, Jan.27.1780. fresh provisions for the garrison. At sun

- Having received repeated intelli- set we entered the Gut. gence of a Spanish squadron, said to con The gallant behaviour of the admirals, fit of fourteen sail of the line, cruising captains, officers, and men, I had the off Cape St Vincent, I gave notice to all honour to command, was remarkably the captains, upon my approaching the conspicuous: They seemed actuated with said Cape, to prepare for battle; and ha- the same fpirit, and were anxiously eager ving passed it on the 16th in the morn- to exert themselves with the utmost zeal ing with the whole convoy at one p. m. to serve his Majesty, and to humble the the Cape then bearing N. four leagues, pride of his enemies. the Bedford made the signal for seeing a I may venture to affirm, though the efleet in the S. E. quarter. I immediate- nemy made a gallant defence, that had ly made a signal for the line of battle a the weather proved but even moderate, breast, and bore down upon them : but or had the action happened in the day, before that could be well effected, I per- not one of their squadron had escaped. ceived the enemy were endeavouring to Inclosed I send a list of the Spanish squaform a line of battle ahead upon the dron, as likewise of his Majesty's thips, starboard tack; and as the day was far with the damage they received. advanced, and unwilling to delay the ac I have the honour to be, &c. tion, at two p. m. I hauled down the

GEO. BRYDGES RODNEY.fignal for the line of battle abreast, and A list of the Spanisha fleet under the command of made the signal for a general chace, to

Don Juan de Langara. engage as the lips came up by rotation, Phænix, — Don Juan de Langara Admiral, and to take the lee-gage, in order to pre

Don Francisco Melgareso captain, : 80 vent the enemy's retreat into their own

guns, 700 men, taken and brought into ports.

At four p. m. perceiving the headmort San Augustin,- Don Vizente Dos command-
Ships very near the enemy, I made the

er, yo guns, 600 men, escaped. general signal to engage and close. In a

San Genaro, Don Felix Terada few minutes the four headmost ships be mander, 70 guns, 600 men, escaped. gan the action; which was returned with San Justo; -Don Josef commander, 70 guns, great briskness by the enemy. At forty 600 mea, escaped, very much damaged. minutes past four, one of the enemy's' San Larenzg,--Don Juan de Araoz comline-of-battle ships blew up with a dread. mander, 70 guns, 600 men, escaped, very ful explofion; every person perished. At

much damaged. fix p. m. one of the Spanish ships struck. San Julian,-Marques de Medina commandThe action and purfuit continued with a er, 70 guns, 600 men, taken, the officers constant fire till iwo o'clock in the morn.'

Chifted, and a lieutenant with 70 seamen ing, at which time the Monarca, the San Eugenio, -- Don Antonio Dumonte com

put on board, afterwards went on thore. headmost of all the enemy's ships, having ftruck to the Sandwich, after receiving

maoder, 70 guns, 000 men, taken, the

officers thifted, but drove ashore on the onc broadside, and all firing having cea

breakers, and loft. fed, I made the fignal and brought to.

Monarca,-Don Antonio Oyarvide comThe weather during the night was at manter, 70 guns, 600 ton, caken, and times very tempestuous, with a great fea, brought into Gibraltar. which rendered it difficult to take poffef.


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