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686 Poetical Essays in APPENDIX, 1769,
Nor think that virtue has been treated hard; But turping quickly round;
He dropt is on the ground,
And smiling saw it broke;
She press'd it as she spoke.
« Observe th' uncertain fate, my dear, Whatever ills in this uncertain ftate,
Attending human life; Lamewing man may frequently have Nor blush, my only love, to bear known;
A moral from a wife.
That gaily strikes the view;.
ļs full as brittle roo. Nor, tho' condemn'd in bitterness to smart,
So Soft a hope shou'd miss;
Then leize, my life, your own rtward,
I won't deny a kils,”
To a Gentleman in Love witb : Lady L But now I always bless the hour
N Delia's cheek tho' every grace
Appears to free from art,
Yet who can love the faultless face,
That knows the faithless heart?
Can the profess to any youth
A just and honest flame?
Or have the smallest tense of truth,
Who lost the sense of thame ? So exquihtely fair!
No, Freeman, no; and much Ifear
The nymph was never known,
Who held a husband's honour dear,
And sacrific'd her own,
Alas! fond man, no facred rice The circling spheres might call,
Polluted breasts can bind; And headlong streams, as Pope has fung,
Nor Hymen burn his torcbes bright
Within the guilty mind.
'Tis better far each rifing morn And every nerve is ftrain'd to hear,
The tortur'd breast should goad,
Than wed, and have remorse and fcorda
To aggravate the load. Wbich fancy e'er exprest,
C LE OR A. Her soul with every grace is fraught
An ELEGIAE BALLÅD. That charms the human breast,
1. With pride I own my heart is won,
With transport I adore;
O where shall I fafely exclaim;
Unlock all the woes of my breaft, I'li doar on Fanny Gore,
Yet bide both my guilt and my fhame! Tbe TE A-CUP. A FABLE.
Yon moon grows indignantly pale
'If I Arive to approach her chalte ear; With Delia's lip made pretry free,
And fickens to think of a tale, And with her bofom toy'd;
Which a virgin Thould tremble to hear,
Poetical Essays in APPENDIX, 1769.
While this foolish tear which is thed, To grief no more can spare;
But faintly turns a dying gleam
On anguilh and despair.
Look down, unending source of fate,
From yon obedient skies ;
The fair he must despise,
IV. 1 Yet can I reproach the falle youth,
Whatever tortures rend his breaft,
Whatever conflicts roll,
Teach him to tear her from his breaft,
And root her from his soul.
Once pure as winter's whitef snow
She gave her sacred vow!
Once pure as innocence--But, o
Just heav's, what is the now?
Then grant a wish, indulgent fate,
On which my heart is set;
Or if I must not think to hate,
Olet me but forget,
THE MONTHLY CHRONOLOGER.
FRIDAY, Dec. 22.
to come on board, and it was apparent his A S issued a proclamation a- intention was only to preserve his ship.
gainst the importation of hay Dublin, Dec, 16. A few days ago Hugh W and fraw from foreign parts ; Millerd, E:q; one of the aldermen of the
on account of the contagious city of Corke, waited on the right hon. Sir ciftemper lately broke out a- George Macartney, at his apartments in the mong the horned castle. Catile, with the freedom of that city in a lite SUNDAY, 27.
ver box. This morning, between two and three Gibraltar, Nov. 23. The Russian fleet cono'clock, a fire broke our in one of the offices ifting of five fail came into our bay yesterday; belonging to the New River company in two of them are commanded by lieutenanig Bridewell Precinct, which consumed that, in our navy, and the other captain served as and all the other offices, together with the a volunteer. The infantry they have on house of Mr. Bull, one of the clerks, and all board are very fine; I never saw better lookthe furniture, books of accoun's, &c. ing or so well made men for Arength and MONDAY, 25.
activity; their arms and appointments are Being Christmas day, was ob erved at court clumsy, but strong and good. Their seamen according to annual custom.
are bad, and very few in number, not above THVRSDAY, 23.
fixty to a fixty gun ship. The guns, carri. The Industry, Capt. Srephens, from Vigo, ages, trucks, blocks, &c. are very bad. In is just arrived ac Dartmovih. This vestel has hort, guns of the same weight must require brought home the pallengers belonging to the double the number of men to work them proSaily, Capt. Barilei, which was bound from perly that would be sufficient on board our Newfoundland to Tynemouth, but whose ships. voyage was presented by the springing of a A letter from an English merchant at Con. large leak, which obliged Capi. Bariset to put ftantinople says, “the ruin of this mighty into Vigo, where he hoped to find an asyium; empire seems at length to be resolved on. instead of which, he and two of his crew The Grand Signior's lituation is truely pitiwere inhumarily thrown into a dungeon, able : Surrounded by his ministers and Aal. where they ftill continue, for founding under terers, he is kept a perfect stranger to the the fortifications of the burbour, i bough he transactions of his own army, which is in- , had in vain made several signals for a pilot deed alrr.oit ruined, through the want of mi.
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The lady of Tho. Cudcon, elą. John Pos
esq.-Philip Steade, ele.-Mrs. Rutel, Re-
efq. of Greystock- The Right Hon, the
Church man, esq.-Thomas Long, eiq. aged
ninety-George Knight, elg.
PROMOTIONS Civil and Military.
Thomas Ditherige, and Willain Lea, of W18
ley la Staffordshire, ironmoagers and copari-
John Tealing, late of Battersea in Surry vikaler.
NOTI to CORRESPONDENTS.
in relation 10:be Ascendioa Body
Animadverror will iberefore excafe ibe pus-
INDEX to the PARLIAMENTARY History, to the Essays,
Politicks, Domestick and Foreign OCCURRENCES, 1769.
Berwick upon Tweed, a petition from, prea
219, 272, 274
his dress at the masquerade de-
theatrical exbibitions, 3, 59, 115, 124,
283, 403, 495, 599
394 Buckinghamshire, a petition from the county
ANTERBURY instructions 136
Chadwicke, Sir Andrew, codicil to his will 427
128 Charles I. Nrictures on his character 2 39.295,
431, 470, 575
Charles JI. comic dialogue between him and
insulting behaviour to his prisoner the
elector of Saxony 158–209. His retreat,
death and character
262 Cheap ward, a brief description of, with a
Chuch preferment, dialogue on the imodern
580 way of obtaining
217 Civil list, expences for 1765, 371. The
arrears of, ordered to be paid cir 541
543 Colours, their difierent properties of imbibing
C--s, majority and minority of, on the
case of Ms. Luttrell's election
lady ill treated by a mob there
56, 279, 335
517 Cruelty and luf, infance of the dreadful con-
AUGHTERS, reficctions on the
IN D E X to the Essays.
540 Holland, a poetical description of, tralated
629 H-.-, Lord, messages between his ad ise
283 livery 386. His defence of himself 87
165 account of his life
$20 whence the bees derive it
in Paraguay 463, 512, 568, 613
509 Innocence, legal proofs of, in the guh ca-
648 Jubilee at Stratford upon Aroa, account of
407, 451. Songs introduced at 4,6. Ose
63 Junius, his letter to the duke of G--
93 Another to the same 316. Another to the
487, 647, 649 the duke of B-472. His reply to Sir
33 William Draper 477. Another ditto 521.
321 G-- 532. Another letter to the Duke of
ENT, a petition agreed to by the free
147, 149, 154
338, 402, 450, 494, 550, 598 Joleph Mawbey, &c. 120. To the fres
Roswel, describing the jubilee at Strai-
tord 451. Dr. Musgrave's to the sea
bolders of Devonih re 464. The Chevalier
153 Lind, Dr. his method of supplying water and
grees of, men and animals are capable of members 95. Peution of 386. Presented
515 393. Kelolutions of, at the common-ball
631 Lizard, scaly, a description of
London tavern, proceedings of the fociere
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