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especially as Temple is evidently co racter of Queen Mab, (unfinished) pied from Lely, and Dryden (if we mis An Extempore in Italy, 1770. Re• take not) from Sir Godfrey Kneller. tirement. The Kiss of Love, or Love
Dean Percy is very properly chosen and Virtue. A Dialogue.” Of these, as the patron of these fugitive re must, we think, would have been better mains," not only for his unquestion supprefied than publiebed ; and the laable tatte in poetry, but as a kinsman dies, we are sure, however inviting, of the Editor, both being related to cannot be pleased at being thus invited the poet CLEIVELAND, fame extracts in public.
The Ode to Cupid we of whose works are promised in a fu will select, as not only the fhorteft, but fure volume.
the least exceptionable.
" Tobim a hore genial wings out spread 13. Poems by a young Nebleman of siliinfuifyed Abilities, lately deteafed (Loril
O'er Chaos wild abyss Lyttelton] 410. 25 6d. Kearily.
From blind confufion order bred,
Aod baile the bubbub ceale : SEQUITUR patrem non pofsibus a
To him who from the 'Eterned sprung, quis, though it mult be owned that
Coeval with his Sire, this "young nobleman" approached
To him on whore harmonious congue much nearer to his father in abilities,
Dwelis more than human óre : than he did in virtues, whatever the
To him whose mild, whose puissant (way editor may think of “the goodness of The varied world obeys, his heart," and however "bis intimate
To Love I raise the votive † lay, companion" (in the preface) may pal. To Love I give the bay.' liate his vices. The first and longest of these poems is entituled," the State 14. D'fcourfe's on various Subjeéts. By Jaof England, and the once flourishing cob Duché, Retter of Christ Church City of London. In a Letter froin an
and St. Peter's, in Philadelphia ; and American Traveller, dated from the
formerly of Clare Hall, Can,bridge, 2 ruinous Portico of St. Paul's, in the
vol. 8vo. H. Payne.
THIS writer, an American by year 2199, to a friend settled in Bofton, the Metropolis of the Western
birth, was appointed afliftant minister, Empire." This, though incorrect,
or curate, of these united churches ja bears strong marks of genius and ima
1759, and elected to the rečiorship of gination, but the first part of it, which
them in 1775. Being now exiled from is in blank verse, is so superior to the
bis family, and churches, he has been conclufion, which is in rhymne, that
kindly and generoully received in Engwe suspect it has been added by some
land (which he gratefully acknow. inferior band. But that any of our
ledges), and his numerous (ubfcripEdwards conquered Paris, and that
tion is horoured with the names of the Peruvians inhabit Cuba *, are dis
persons of all ranks, procured by his coveries for which we are indebted to
friends and relations without giving
him the trouble of folliciting a tingle his Lordihip. The other pieces are,
name.” 10 Lady Chi-na-ni-y on her de
Two elegant designs, taken
from those two capital paintings of his parture for Ireland. To G-me Ed-d Ayi-h, Elq; (his firit coufin] from
friend and countryman Mr. Welt, Venice. An Ode, written under the
viz. the angels appearing to the therStatue of Cupid Hagley Gardens.
herds, (now the altar-piece of koAn irregular Ode, wrote at Vicenza
chefter cathedral) and Peter's denial in Italy. An Invitation to Miss
of Christ, are placed as fronti pieces Warb-it-n. An Extempore Rhap
to these volumes. Mr. Duché also fody. On Mr. **** at Venice. An acknowledges his obligations to “his Invitation to Mrs. A-a D
dear friend the translator of Thomas at Ghent in Flanders. Thyrfis and
a Kempis," to whose name we are forry Mira, au Ode to Miss W-ran. In
we muit own ourselves strangers. The nobiliffimi Viri Comitis Savorgnani
work is dedicated to Lady Juliana
Penn. In the discourses we do not dira Laudes Epigramına, presented with a basket of flowers to Eurl Temple, in
cover any thing remarkably new or the year 1765, by a child in the cha ttiking.
that standard which by Edwara's + Misprinted " lays ;" and for sevehands
ral such errors (though he announces Was rais d o'er Paris' captive tow'rs; and corrections' in this 3d edition) the editor Goce
is accountable, such as Orejan' for From Porto Bello or rich Cuba's walls • Orellana,'' Britannia' for ' Britain,' and T!ç amazid Peruvian fuw
many others that mar the metie,
“ O spare my lov'd Derwent," I said, N reading some time ago a modern pub As low to the tyrant I fell,
lication (whose title I now forget), I And prostrate before him was laid, met with the following lines in Latin, on the • And may heav'a ftill smile where you moral government of providence, the bcauty
• " dwell!" of which pleased me so much, that I ai
But vain the faid tale of my woe, tempted a tranflation of them, which I send
Nor pray’rs, nor deep fighs, could succeed; you with the original.
His bolom no inercy did know, Si vitam infpicias hominum, fi denique mores, “ Be gone"- he said, “ Derwent muft Artem, vim, fraudem cuncta putes agere.
is bleed." Ši propius fpeétes, fortuna est arbitra rerum ;
My Derwent, alas! was my all, Nescis quam dicas, & tamen esse vides.
How hard then that all to resign!
To live without Derwent in thrail!
And yet that sore task must be mina.
How oft thro' the grove do I stray, All feems the fport of fraud and Battery :
And wonder you do not appear! Look nearer ftill-'is noughe bot fortune's
How oft does your lisping fon say,
“ I wish my lov's father was here!**
The DANCE of the HEAVENS; or MUSIC INSCRIPTION on a Piece of Plate, presented of the SPHERES. A Cortemplative View to the Lord-Keeper HARCOURT, by Dr.
of the Solar or Copernican System. SACHE VERELL. (See vol. XLIX. p.293.) VIRO Honorariffimo,
ARK! 'tis the ftrains of Heaven I heae Univerfi Juris Oraculo,
In fweer in ajettic (well. Ecclesiæ & Regni Præfidio;& Ornamento, See? 'tis the dance of heavenly spheres
SIMONI HARCOURT Equiti Aurato, Enchants our eyes, and charins our cars,
Beyond what tongue could tell.
The ftarry lamps in yonder kies
Light up the etherial dome,
On every orb that whirls, and flies,
1 hey look with twice ten thousand eyes, Benignè & constanter defensam;
And light them out and home.
The Sun, great monarch of the whole,
Directs th' eternal dance.
He pours the anima:ing soul,
While righe and left froin pole lo poic
The shining ranks advance.
The greater planets duly rifi,
And move with air sublime,
They join, they pure, yet harmonize,
Io never-erring rime,
The lier planets glide along, VERSES writllen by the Countess Dowa
Jo more contracted sphere, ger of DERWENT WATER, at the age of
The Moon, in concert, joins ibe throng, 25, foon after her buic and was behendid ona
And never weads her paces wrong,
Tho'changing all the year.
This Globe Terrestrial faris and joins
in the celedjal race; For Radcliffe will never return.
She for ovihly dances ihiro' the signs, Undaunted my hero appear'd,
And never bicaks hier dettin'd lines, Where Virtue her banners display'd,
Ur wanders from her place. Where Freedom's mild Mandard was raid
The Comets rove, in fpace unknows, He follow'd, by threats undismay'd.
But tove with just command;
They light their torches at the sun,
Acruis ils äuersiog land.
While Gravitation's feady power,
Fortune enrag'd, to Nature hies,
“ I thought your paragon was wise: They never joftle in their tour,
Sure such a mother, such a wife,
Was never seen in courtly life.
When I beltow'd a son and heir,
I never dreamt 'cwould be her care, Central, involv'd, excentric scene!
That he not only should inherit Through different orbits whirld;
His father's fortune, but his merit. Each globe a separate world is seen,
She'd rather wipe the widow's tears,
Than wear a province at her ears."
Na'ure reply'd, “The contest end, lo sweet accord the orders roll,
Be Fortune once true Virtue's friend : Melodiously they move;
and le: it be our imutual care No jarring notes their joys control,
To bless thro' life this matchless pair. 'Tis love, and light, inspire che whole,
From us they must their joys derive;
Nature and Fortune join for CLIVE."
1 Angels look on with vaft surprise,
One of the TWELVE NEW BALLADS lately And men with vast applause ;
fet to Music by Mr. LINLEY. They see what endless wonders rise,
THINK not, my love, when secret grief
Think nor I with a mean relief,
Or would with sorrow part,
That my true foodness prove,
Nor could I bear to check the tear
That fows from hapless love. And Fortune firft, “ Where have you been, Alas! tho doom'd to hope in vain Sister! that you're so seldom feen?'
The joys that love requite, What youth, or what somantic fair,
Yat will I cherish all its pain Is now the object of your care ?"
With fad, bur dear delight. Nature reply'd, with accent grave, « A fav’rite charge indeed I have.
This crearur'd grief, this lov'd despair, A maid with every virtue grac'd,
My lot for ever be; Is in a calm retirement plac'd.
But, dearest! may the pangs I bear
Be ncver known to thee!
A SONNET imitated from the Spanid of Good-humour brightens ev'ry feature;
D. MANUEL DÈ VELASCO. She is a molt engaging crealure." “ Indeed, cries Fortune, with a ľneer,
(Sre Appendix to Twiss's Travels into Spaio.] You know not what you say, my dear.
Fthon would it with to ape a Lord, You cannot think, in these our days,
Intemperate be and haughty: Viriue a modern female's praise.
In fee retain each wrinkled bawd ; Send her to me, and I'll engage
Have talte for all that's naughty. Three months fall fit her for ihr age.
To tinsel'd coxcombs, pert and vain, The glare of dress, the charms of play,
Be ever wondrous civil: Shall chace her sober thoughts away.
But if appears an honest man,
Avoid him as the devil.
In carriage ride when thou might'It walk, But it must be on this condition :
Thy hand withhold from givingi
With citied courtiers seem to talk,
As that bespeaks good living.
And if a favour's ask'd of thee, And Forture shall to Nature yield."
Be sure to look behind ye; Things thus agreed, th' accomplish'd maid But borrow from cach friend you see, To dinant regions is convey'd.
Nor after let him find ye. Drawn from her scene of private life,
With earnest care your money walls 'The virgin soon became a wife :
la baubles of the bon-ton; Her confort's brow, with laurel crown'd,
To your fair wife alone be chatte,
Bue kind to ev'ry wanton.
Demand, ne'er pay, 'gainst tru'h award, Returning home, what triumphs sise!
'Thy heinous vices mark all!
*If then ihou’rt not a mighty Lord, Enough to dazzle female eyes: His riches Poland's crown would boy,
Thoul't prove an arrant Refcal. His glorics with his riches vie.
Feb. 9, 1780.
J. D. PROLOGUS
PROLOGUE to the DEAF-LOVER; Me scena tristis Calvarii jugi
written by Mr. PILON, Author of the Farce, Poscit trementem; me DOMINI dolor and spoken by Mr. LEE LEWIS.
lofandus ungir; insoliti
Me Solymæ quatiunt furores,
lofootis Agni, pingere saucios
Audire voces jam videor luas, Hle now has made a total alteration.
Nêrande Juda, jutlaque pofteris Miftakingly, he built on Gallic ground,
Devora: “ Nuoc, nunc ferte tela, But prov'd French wit was, like French faith,
Præcipitate moras, virumque, unfound;
“ Cuicunque fi&tis gratulor ofculis,
Blanditiis limulas amorem?
Speétare turmas, dum frementes
Pontificis properant in aulam.
Nunc indecoræ cernere arundinis
Infame sceptrum, ludibrium toga One pretty trick, in taking de Grenade ?"
Nunc purpuratæ, fraudulentos Is he not grand, invincible hero?
Nunc populi procerumquc honores. Arrah, replies teague, ask General Prevolt! So much with shot he bother'd him, they say,
Dum provoluti poplite perfido He play'd an old French trick, and ran away,
Te, CHRISTE, ludunt; dum reverentia Now home to France he's gone with broken
Mentiiâ adorant, turpibusque
Opprobriis Dominum falutant.
Clavis adegic ? quis paravit
Temporibus laceris coronam ? They'd given their hearts before they'd hört
Gemente Christo angoribus ultimis, the fair. But lalk no more of heroes-pame me one,
Ah quos dolores faucia prodidit Like the brave car, who met the Spanish don
Terra! ut, fuâ compage suprâ, Withou: afword, and gave him up his own.
Ingemuit labefactas or bes!
Depolitis viduata facris :
Cum fufcitari vincula carceris,
Rupere manes, pallideque impios, Ahjure all principle, but that they've lent,
Latè per orbes ambularunt,
Terribili fimulachra vuliu.
Perpetuam timuere noctem.
Steekport, Feb. 12.
T.B. Whilft justice, as a faming Ægis, throws Cunfusion and dismay en England's focs;
The Verses in our laft Volume, p. 603, Her thunder to the world ihall speak again, we are well ofured, were witten by Mrs. SHE She reign's th'unihaken fovereign of the main. RIDAN on ibe loss of ber amiable Erother, In CHRISTI Paffionem.
ERRATA in Vol. XLIX. UM pacis almæ nomen amabile,
Page 364, col.
367, col. 2, J. 16, read “ bards". Ludumque Fortuna, poetæ
erase “ his Grace." Carminibus celebrant fupervis ;
col. 1. antep. read “ ties."
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AMERICAN NEWS continued from ordnance and ftores claimed his next attenpage 41.
tion; this was compleated on the 18in. Gen. Lincoln's Letter to Congress on the The same evening, having previously
Defeat of the combined Army before sent off our fick, wounded, and heavy baga Georgia.
gage, the American troops left the ground, Sir, Charles Town, 07. 22, 1779. reached Zubly's Ferry the next morning, N my last of the 5th ult. I had the'ho recrofred, and encamped that night in Ca
nour of informing Congress, that Count rolina. The French troops encamped on d'Estaing was arrived off Savannah. the night of the 18th about two miles írom
Orders were immediately given for af- Savannah ; they were after 24 hours to resembling the troops—they reached Zubly's embark at Kincaid's landing. Ferry and its vicinity on the 11th, and Our disappointment is great, and what fome were thrown over the 12th and 13th adds much to our sense of it is the loss of a were spent in crossing the troops and bag- number of brave officers and men; among gage, which was effe&ted, though not them, the late intrepid Count Pulaski. without great fatigue, from the want of Count d'Estaing has undoubtedly the inboats, and badness of the roads through a terest of America much at heart. This he deep swamp of near three miles, in which has evidenced by coming to our afliflance, are many large creeks-the bridges over by his constant attention during the fiege, them the enemy had broken down. We his undertaking to reduce the enemy by alencamped upon the heights of Ebenezer, faults, when he despaired of effecting it 23 miles from Savannah, and were there otherwise, and by bravely putting himself joined by the troops from Augufta, under at the head of his troops, and leading them General M'Intoth. The 14th, not being to the attack. In our service he has freely able to ascertain whether the Count had yet bled; I feel much for him, for while he is landed his troops, though several expreffes suffering the distreffes of painful wounds had been sent for that purpose, we remained he has to combat chagrin. I hope he will encamped. On the 15th being advised that bo consoled by an assurance, that altho' he the Count had disembarked part of his troops, has not succeeded according to his wishes, and that he would that night take post ninc
and those of America, we regard with high miles from Savannah, we moved and en approbation his intentions to ferve us, and camped at Cherokce-hill, nine miles from that his want of success will not lefsen our the town. The 16th we formed a junction ideas of his merit. before Savannah. After reconnoitring the I should have inclosed a list of the killed enemy's works, finding the town well co and wounded in the last aétion, but the vered, and knowing their determination to adjutant-general, in whose hands they are, defend it, it was deemed necessary to make though on his way, is not arrived in town. some approaches, and try the effects of ar But so far as I can remember, the whole tillery. From the 18th to the 2 3d we were
amount is 170. employed in landing and getting up the ord Major Clarkson will have the honour of nance and fores; a work of difficulty, from delivering this ; from his attention and the want of proper wheels to transport them, affiduity in service, he has had an opportuthe cannon being on thip carriages. On the nity of remarking cach particular; this his evening of the 23d ground was broke, and merit has improved, and enables him to on the 5th inft. the batteries of 33 pieces of give Congress every satisfactory informacannon and nine mortars were opened on the tion. To him I beg leave to refer them enemy, and continued with intervals till the for a minute detail. 8th, without the wished for effect. The I have the honour to be, with the higheft period having long since clapsed, which the regard and esteem, your Excellency's most Count had assigned for this expedition, and obedient fervart, B. LINCOLN. the engincers informing him that much more time must be spent, if he expected to
In O&tober latt a party of Indians surreduce the garrison by regular approaches, the command of Col. David Rogers, near
prized a body of Virginian milicia, under and his longer stay being impofublc-mat
the mouth of the Miame, and cut in pieces ters were reduced to the alternative of raising the fiege immediately, and giving up
more than 50 of their number, in which
were included the colonels Rogers and all thoughts of conqueft, or attempting the Campbell, with most of the officers who garrison by assault'; the latter was agreed
commanded the detachment. on, and in the morning of the gth, the attack was made ; it proved unsuccessful, and HISTORICAL CHRONICLE, we were repulsed with some loss.
January 9 When the Count first arrived, he in Monsieur do Sartine transmitted to the formed us that he could remain on fhore committee of proprietors interested in the eight days only; he had spent four times iland of Grenada two arrets of the French that number; his departure therefore be- king's council of itate ; one concerning the came indispensable, and to re-embark his debts of the inhabitants of the island of GINT. MAG. Feb. 1780.