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ASONG in Honour of the Boar's-Head An A CROSTIC
Feast, at Queen's-College, Oxon. M OST charming is the maid whose

1 only art,
* Tum Marti quam Mercurio. Is the pure language of a virtuous heart;

Say now, my muse, what theme shall be Sing not of Roman or Grecian mad games,

my care,

[fair. ThePythian, Olympic,and such-like hard

Such as may best describe a matchless names ;

P offers'd of ev'ry grace to form her mind, Your patience awhile with submission I beg, Enrich'd with beauty, to good nature I strive but to honour the feast of Coll, Reg.


[breaft, Derry down, down, down, derry down. Golden her locks, while in her face and

G low charms more lovely than can be

expreft ; NoThracian brawls at our rites e'er prevail, you?

Youth's sweet fimplicity in her we see; We temper our mirth with plain, sober, mild-ale ;

Looks that disclose fair truth and modesty: The tricks of old Circe deter us from wine, Young Cupid with his keen, unerring dart, Tho' we honour a Boar, we won't make Shoots not so sure, nor wounds so deep ourselves swine. Derry down, &c.

the heart,

[(miles, As does her sparkling eyes, and dimpl'd 111.

Gently they charm, and all our pain beGreat Milo was famous for Naying his ox,

guiles, Yet he prov'd but an ass in cleaving of

cleaving Happiest of mortals, he, who shall receive blocks,

nly The greatest blessing that kind heaven But a hero we boast who for all things Our Motto displays both his valour and

can give.

J--N F-•R.

REB U S. By tbe Jame.
Derry down, &c.

TAKE three fifths of the place which
IV. :

justice assigns,

(figns ; Stout Hercules labour'd, and look'd mighty To those that are taken with wicked debig,

. [thian pig; To this you must add the one third of an When he new the half-starva Eryman

[great joy ; But we can relate such a stratagem taken, And a thing that's the cause of a farmer's That the stouteft of Boars could not save The name of the city these quickly will give, his own bacon. Derry down, &c. (Once famous for strength) where the char

mer does live. So dreadful this bristle-back'd foe did EPITAPH on Lady SMITH, wbo died appear, •. [pig by the ear;

at Worcester in May 1761. You'd have sworn he had got the wrong

STOP passenger. Thy foot-steps hither But, instead of avoiding the jaws of the S

bend; beast,

[cum eft." Lament 'a tender mother, wife, and friend : He ramm'd in a volume, and cried “Gre.

Sacred to viftue, this inscription view,
Derry down, &c. And drop

And drop the tear to real merit due.

But why mould we in plaintive forrow
In this gallant action such fortitude Mewn is,
As proves him no coward, nor tender Or weep lamenting o'er the sacred urn!
Adonis :

find Since that her better part's releas'd to prove No armour but logic ..., by which we may The endless raptures of celestial love. That logick's the bulwark of body and St. Andrew's, Jul. 14,1761. T. B. mind. Derry down, &c.


THE name of a beast which often is Ye 'Squires who regard neither hills nor found

[abound; rough rocks,

[wit a fox, In Gentlemen's parks, with which they Who think yourselves wise, when ye out. Three fourths of a pledge conferr'd on a

e d expose them Enrich your poor brains, and expose them


[the fide; • no more,

[the Boar. And the name of a joint that is near to Learn Greek, and seek glory from slaying These add together, will plainly discover Derry down, down, down, Derry down. The name of a town that is not far over.






PROLOGU E ro ibe WISHES. the WISHES. **** Spoken by Mr. FOOT E.

Spoken by Miss ELLIOT. PY fancy wafted from his native shores, U E LL, she has had her frolic; and D New coasts, new climes, the advent'rous. VV has made bard explores :

A precious use of this same Withing trade ! To the warm scenes of Italy resorts, Ah ! Isabel, was ever girl like thee ; . And thence these fresh allies to wit imports. So rash |----this comes of not consulting Gay he returns, and lands the comic crew,

me---Unloads its freight, and spreads it forth to And yet she has her Harlequin, her--(pich) view.

Dame Baucis' ladle was a wiser will. Prepar'd from Pantomime to free the stage, But stop reproach ;--if 'eis our sex's fate, And combat all the monsters of the age. To yield too soon, and to repent too late ;' Bold his attempt--- The guardians of the And to speak truth it might have ended band

worse, With equal boldness his attempt withstand: To fome you know indulgence is a curse. Intrench'd behind their magic works they Pray ladies do not you be too severe . lie,

Upon her cafe--remember Manto's here. And watch improvement with a jealous eye; Think, are there no desires that lead to pain? With prejudice and her allies combin'd, Have you no wishes to unwith again? To ward off nature, and delude mankind; Come, come, I know your hearts, the Well knowing, soon as the discovery's

Fairy's pow'r made,

By you had been exhausted in an hour. Farewell the whole Farrage of their trade :. For you m, blades, I'll tell you in a crice Their springs and engines are condemn'd to Your wishes--- horses, women, wine, and ruft,

dice: And all their pasteboard palaces to duft. Here Manto--run and fetch me--let me fee-

The bard repuls'd appeals to juster laws, Why some amongst you might have with'd And claims your equal hearing of his cause.

for me: Not fo his wise antagonists submit

What then ?--why then, after a deal to do, To stand your verdict on the fide of wit: You'd e'en release me and the fairy too. Content to please you at their heels' ex. You heedless men !---you know not pence,

what you'd have; [grave; They dread a bankruptcy of head and sense. Suspend your mirth one moment and be At length we've found our well disputed Let me direct your thoughts to worthier

way, And at your feet our willing homage pay: With every bleffing to the best of kings ; You'll see a whimsical, romantic train,' With that the fair he destines to his throne Wild as they started from the poet's brain. May bring a heart as worthy as his own : Yet treat not all as idle that you hear : With that eternal blessings from above Some trifies well deserve a serious ear. May crown their virtues and reward their Smiling they sting, and useful truths dis

· love.

. close,

Then when the bleeding world shall tafte of By feigning ev'ry folly they expose : While mirth seems all their business to im- And British valour bids destruction cease ; part,

Reviving arts thall flourith'at command, They let in sense and gain upon the heart : And science spring beneath a Sovereign's Instruction, thus conceal'd, may be endur'd,


wii [birth, And while his folly laughs, the fool be cur’d. Whilf he Supreme gives Aruggling virtue Hear us throughout---then freely praise And opens ev'ry avenue to worth; or blame.

Brings modeft genius forth into the day, And be your justice equal to your fame.. And sweeps each petry tyrant from its way; If in your thoughts our bard deserves ap. Then wit Thall find a passage to the Nage, 'r plause,

And reason mend the pleasures of the age; Let not past censures prejudice his cause: Contempt no longer be the 'poet's lot, If you condemn him, henceforth he's forget, And this be frec as ev'ry other fpot. And everlasting blence is his lot.

.18% ivuld , August, 1961,





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.. HISTORY of the PRESÉNT WAR......

DY the latest advices from Silela, it ap- who advanced in great numbers behind P pears, that on the Sth of this month, Stadbergen, began to fire their artillery a considerable body of Ruffians got before upon them very briskly; foon after which, Breliau, and had begun to throw some the fire of the musketry began on boch howitzers into that town, with an intention fides. At this juncture, general de Wanto set the magazines on fire; but that lieu genheim quitted Buren with the corps un: tenant-general Tausein, commandant of der his command, and feigned a march Brenau, having been joined by a body of towards Stadbergen ; but instead of that, troops, which major-general Knoblock he went to the right of that place, and led to his assistance, marched out of Bref- took the French both in rear and in flank. law, and forced the Russians to retire from This motion decided the whole affair. their batteries, and to decamp from the and the French were obliged to retire with place, with a considerable loss on their fide, considerable loss, and in great disorder, to General Czernichew, with the Ruffian Warbourg. His Serene Highness in peryan-guard, was then at Wohlau, and the son, pursued the enemy a league and a Colacks and light troops were pafing the half behind. Welda. The allies took a Oder, (which the dryness of the season great number of prisoners. The second had made very low) and ravaging the line of the allied main army, and all the country on the side of Jauer. His Prus English cavalry, had also advanced, to as fian majesty had his head-quarters at to be at hand in case the French had been Strehlen, on the 8th instant,

disposed to come to a general action, but The Ruffian fleet, conafting of 31 fail, they declined it. has, since the 3d of this momh, been em- , Besides the above affair, there have ployed in debarking their artillery and lately been several skirmithes berween the troops at Rugenwalde ; but to the rich Allies and the French, in which the ad. instant, that feet has not appeared in vantage has been on the fide of the former, force before Colberg. General Roman- In one of them, however, Prince Henry of zow was then preparing to bégin his ope- Brunswick' was unfortunately wounded, rations against that fortress. In Saxony, and died in the night of the Sth of Authe Russian and Austrian armies continued gult; and in another, Prince Frederick of in their respective politions without an al- Brunswick received a small contüfion in teration.

his right arm. The Swedes have begun their operations General Luckner and colonel Freytag in Pomerania, having not only seized the have been remarkably successful in de. fortresses of Demmin and Anclam, but have stroying the magazines, convoys, &c. of also taken Damgarten and Trebsee in the French, at several different attacks, Mecklenbourg ; they surprifed and made and in taking upon these occasions a great prisoners a port there, guarded , by 50 many officers and men prifoners. The Pruffians. . ! !..

following is.che latest account of the fucLetters from the allied army under cess of those vigilant officers, which is prince Ferdinand of Brunswick, dated Au. dated from Mackhausen, August i gth, and gunt sih, import, that Waldegrave's, runs thus :: bland's, and Howard's dragoons, marched “ General Luckner being arrived yefter. the day before from the neighbourhood of day the 14th, with his corps on the heights Haaren and Meerhoff, to join the mar near Daffel, detached his regiment towards quis of Granby ; and at break of day the the enemy's right wing; and colonel Freynext morning, general Sporcken's first line tag, with all the light borte, towards, their marched from Brinckey, for the same pur: left wing, to take them direétly in flank. pore, kaving their baggage behind them. As foon as the enemy perceived us, they Thèle troops had but just joined the mare drew back all their forces from Daffel, and quis of Granby's corps, when the French, that neiglbourhood towards the forest of хаотгі

Selling, Solling, and detached a large body of horse and were turning about to attack the enoand foot to the high road that leads to my, they retreated by Allershagen to th: Eimbeck. This body was inftantly attack high mountain called the Sonnenberg, ed, and totally routed, by general Luck which is the port they intended to have ner's husfars, and between 3 and 400 taken before our arrival. The heavy taken prifoners, most of them cuirasliers : horse could not advance fast enough to all that could not escape by fight were cut overtake the enemy. Some cannon arrixto pieces.

ed, and when they began to play, we foon « During this transaction, general Luck. disodged the enemy from this advantagener in perfon attacked in front, with the ous poft. They retreated with so great regular and light infantry, the enemy, precipitation, that the light horse were not who were in order of battle. The enemy, able to get up with them, . However, they after having stood Luckner's cannonading, purfued the enemy in such a manner, that and perceiving our infantry advancing up they were forced to retreat into the Sol on them in front, retired in tolerable good ling on a full gallop. Lieutenant-colonel order towards the forest of Solling. In de Stockhausen had before pofted himself the mean time colonel Freytag was en in the Solling with his hunters and cangaged with che light-horse, and endeavour. non, having entered it by a detour. He ed to take the enemy in the rear, who did attacked the enemy's infantry, which not think proper to wait for this attack, was pursued by the Brunswick hufars, but dispersed themselves with great rapi- and defeated. We have taken two pair dity in the forest, whither general Luck- of colours of the regiment of Jenner. Be. ner is gone after them. Our loss is very sides which, we have above 30 officers small. The Brunswick chasseurs have only prisoners, and upwards of 400 men. We four men and three horses wounded, and have also taken from them 400 horses. none killed. Among the prisoners taken “The Brunswick husfars have taken one from the enemy, are one colonel, and two brigadier Jenner, 11 captains, 22 subaltern majors.

officers, and 250 soldiers, Swiss dragoons, « On the 15th, at eight o'clock, the and husars, with one pair of colours, beBrunswick hunters marched. General (ides 65 horses. Luckner's corps rendezvoured about Daffel. " Night coining on, put an end to the Capt. de Campen was sent to observe fight. Hoxter, : Our march was towards Unar, “It is not certainly known which way where we arrived at four. As soon as M. Bellunce has made his retreat with the our huffars and hunters thewed them- remains of his corps.”

e selyes on the riling ground near Wohle,


THE Y write from the Hague, that his triumphal entry into the town, acs id amidst the promises given by general companied with his brother, both being Yorke, that nothing should be done in the feated, according to the manner of the congress, contrary to the interests of the country, in a kind of wooden tower, borne Republic, he makes no mention of any in. on an elephant ; after that, fix more, demnification for the loffes i which the with the chiefs, two and two each on an Dutch have sustained by Englith privateers; elephant's back; then followed his twelve which, however, is an article that the wives, in a fort of covered cart, drawn by States have not loft fight of. It is at pre- buffaloes, with many others of his train sent under confideration in the assembly of and army following, differently equipped the States of Holland.'

with bows and arrows, lances, fire-arms, SATURDAY, August 1. . &c.--He is a handsome-featured man, of They write from the East Indies, that a good deportment, with a copper-colour. as soon as Pondicherry was in the ed complexion, and seemed bighly to enpoffeffion of the Englith, the Nabob made joy tho cavalcade ---It is faid he will make

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the navy and army a handsome present,

- Killed. Wounded. Prisoners, on being put into pofTeffion of the whole country, as he will then be the most Officers, powerful Nabob in India.

Non-com.officers, 76 The materials of Pondicherry will be Rank and file, 266 794 - 196 employed in rebuilding Fort St. David's, Total 290 927 . 183 demolished by the French the beginning

Artillery horses 30 killed. of this war.

Pieces of cannon 3 taken.
SUNDAY, August 2.

Supplement to the above, containing the The following ladies kissed his majesty's

loss in that part of the allied army which hand, upon their respective appointments,

was commanded by the hereditary Prince, under bis majesty's intended confort : viz.

and Lieutenant-general Conway's diviLadies of the Bed-chamber. Dutchess of Ancaster, who is also mistress of the robes;

. Killed. Wounded. Prisoners, Dutchess of Hamilton; Counters of Nor

Ladu thumberland ; Lady Effingham ; Lady


0 3 0 Weymouth; and Lady Bolingbroke. Non-com, officers, 2

Maids of Honour. Miss Evelyn, Miss Rank and file, Meadows, Miss Bishop, Miss Beauclerk, . Total 21 Miss Wrottenly, and Miss Kirk. Women of the Bed-cbamber. Mrs. Dal Names of ibe officers of the British forces kil

· led, wounded, and prisoners. wood, Mrs. Brudenell, and Mrs. Herbert.

Capt. Townshend, Aid de Camp to the .: , MONDAY, August 3.

marquis of Granby, wounded. . Benjamin Fox, for the murder of his Hodson's. Lieutenant Lillewood, kildaughter, and George Worthcott, for the led. murder of a woman who passed for his

Cornwallis's. Lieut. col. Cook, killed.' wife, were executed this day'at Gloucester; Lieutenant Verchield, wounded. and their bodies delivered to the furgeons

Welth's. Lieutenant Wood, prisoner. for dissection. It is remarkable, that tho' Maxwell's. Lieutenant Mercer, wound. Fox had hung the usual time, when he ed, lieutenant Ferguson, prisoner. was brought to the Infirmary, he breathed

Keith's. Major Campbell, lieutenant Very distinctly, and upon opening, a vein, Rors, killed. Captain Frazer, lieutenant it bled with as much freedom as if he had Arthur, wounded. been perfectly in health.

Campbell's. Lieutenant Grant, killed. Among the preparations at Spitalfields, Major Macnab, captain Campbell, lieutefor the royal nuptials, a suit of cloaths is nane Campbell, lieutenant Macintosh, weaving for a lady of quality, which will wounded. Lieutenant Gordon, prisoner. amount to 361. per yard. The pattern Bockland's. Lieut. Fenwick, wound. cost 100 guincas drawing,


Griffin's. Enlign Ward, wounded.
TUESDAY, August 4.
Whiteball. Late last night the directors
of the East-India, company received dif-

Copy of the Orders Prince Ferdinand of Brunf

wick delivered the Day after ibe Bartle of -patches over land, from the president and council of Bombay, giving an account of

Fellingbaufen, on the 16tb of July lafl. . the furrender of Mihie, on the roth day of July, 17, 1761. “His Serene Highness February last, with all its dependencies, duke Ferdinand of Brunswick has been on the coast of Malabar, by M. Louet, graciously pleased to order lieutenant-co. commander in chief of the French garrison lonel Beckwith to fignify to the brigade of that place, to Thomas Hodges, Esq; he has the honour to command, his intire. commander at Tellicherry, and to Hector approbation of their conduct on the 15th Munro, Esq; commander of the king's and and 16th. company's troops on that expedition. “The soldier-like perseverance of the

St. James's. The following is the loss Highland battalions, in refifting and reof the allied army in killed, wound, and pulling the repeated attacks of the chosen prisoners of war, in the battle of Felling. troops of France, has deservedly gained hauren, on the 36th of July, 1761. them the higheft honour.

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