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“ Integer et mentis, purusque a crimine vixit

1 (Concluded from p. 1136.)

Tertius ille, puer cui m do raptus obit.

“Quas vero ob causas tanta infortunia luget (N. B. In p. 1136, l. ult. for melia lead mellea.]

Deponens tutis auribus, ecce, loquar. IX.

“ Nam serum accipiens munus, quod fæpe « INNOCUOS mores, juftam fine criminc INN

“ petebat, “i vitam,

[videt. “ Acceptum aimio fovit amore pater. * Alme senex, DOMINUS, plenus arrore, “ Intereà fenfim cæpit languefcere virtus, * Cui virtus, caftæque preces, et vota piorum “ Nec toto mansit pectore prisca fides.

« Grata, ut odoriferis thura cremata focis. “ Nec puduit normam vitæ amihlie prioris, “ Hæ dotes noftras regiones ocyus intrant, “Nec puduit nato pofthabuille DEUM. Angelicumque cient, non fine laude, “ Donec particulam divina protinus aurz « chorum.

“ Fixit humi-quartum discolor ipfe fibi ? « Et Pater, angores cordis miseratus amaros, “ Hei mihi, quam diiæ nimia indu'gentia

“ Ipse tibi lucein cor:filiumque refert. & Miftus ad hoc, pacis regnum cælefte re “ Causa foret culpæ, ni morerere, puer! "linquo.

“ Nunc autem, ignaro viliorum, et lahe cz“ Ne mihi fiecte genu--servus et ipse DEI. “ Ærernæ vitæ janua læta palet. [renti a Tuque adeò divina oracula seclulus audin “ Nunc, felix anima, et noftris ascripta ca“ Adbine fucero pectore diéta, fenex

“ tervis, « Et fugiant dubiam turbantia nubila mentem “ Ætherea fúeris luce, videsque DEUM, .“ Vi fugit Eous, Sole micante, vapor. (tor“ Interea mæsti circumstant corpus amici, « Principio, Omnipotens coeli terræque Crea. Et folita ci edunt linquere morte diem.

“ Omnia quæ fecit vindicat ipfe fibi- (ni, “Non illis licuit cæli vidille miniftrum, di Nec tamen, ætermi linquens penetralia reg Ut tibi permi:lum eft cernere, care senex!

“ Dignatur propriâ cuncta movere manu. “ Necpater, ingentiquamvis mærore gravats, & flius ad nutum fidi funt millo ministri, " Immerito lefe plerier ipfe pu:ac.

« Qui, dicto citius, quicquid again, agunt. “ Hæc inter lachrymas-Donam præcarius "Et quia Majestas, atque intolerabile Lumen

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{DEOS “ Mortali sensu non potuere capi.

« Aufert, qui dederat : gloria Tumma * Infidet æthereo folio, mortalia cernens, “ Macte tuâ virtute, pater-sicitur a aita: “Quæ fint, quæ fuerint, quæque futura “ Gaudia fic animæ mox reditura tuz. " manent;

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« Mox erit ille dies, cum tu quoqie, raptus ad " Libera dum reftans hominum inviolata “ intrabis magni regna beata DEI. (zuras

“ Huc illuc fefe flectere jura poteft. Mox erit, et lærâ clamabis voce, 'Paternos « Quanta fibi ante oculos dudum miracula “ Rursus all a nplexus, eia age, nate, veni!" “ furgunt!

(vent! “ Quætamen inftabant vicina pericula, noftra Quam variæ species territa corda mo. " Dux modo vixulit per tidus iste viz! “ At fontes reruin, cauiusque ab origine « Pe: fidus ifte, feris junctus latronibus, ultrò

(tris. " Infonten dirà cæde petiffet herum. “ Ipfe filem oftendam, juftitiamque Pa. “ Jamque propinquabat tempus jam (nocte 6 His rite edoctus, mentiscompesce lumulum;

* sequenri) " Cetera, quæ nefiis tolvere, mitte DLO. " Intrallet tectum fæda, cruenta manus. " Magnificus Dives, qui luxuriofor æquo, “ Mactalletquevirum, turpisque cupidinclucri « Cni variis genrut menirepicta cibis,

Pauperibus facras despoliallet opes. « Area cui celfam fugentia veft per aulam “ Ettibi,carelenex,mors impendebat acerba-“ Et matutiny pocula plena mero,

“Te voluit if vi ducere ad antra gregis, "Amillo cyatho, meres mifit in quos;

“ Nicones adfuerim: fed tu nunc tutus abitis, “ Seque delinc felix a:l meliora Jabic. « Et nocis artificem debita pena rapit. 5* Pandie adhuc feflis ertintibus ortia discet, « Sic nientem volur fitornm srcana docere

* Ac fugere ct luxus, et proliinere nefas. “Omnipoiens:fe:ix vive,meno: que Dei." * Sed mijer ille, gravi cui ftridens cardine Dixit, et ad cælum paribus se futiunt al.s porta?

Cernit abire senex, intuitoque ftupet. “Paureibusaunqnam psæbet amicalinum, Haud aliter ripan Jordani ad tumas olina Ýr Jan land ri, accepło y-tho, clementior Saphathides illo itabat Elitha die,

et targa in.'!12!, ditrieuntque maru audir, Cum curruregnum quærensiublime, propheta " Conscius, anteacte deplorat crimina vitx, Ignipedes, plenus numine, rexit equ:05.

“ Et l'isè in melius cunct: referre ftudet- Miratur famulus pompım afcenie. tis Elija; “ Scilicet ignoscens, extensa impendere dex Et gemil, exoptans se quoque aj oftra r414. “ trâ

(Deum. Talia Eremicolæ mentem portent morenau; “ Munera qnæ declcrit quiserie benignia, Terror ubi, at sacru gaudia juneta metu. “ Haud ad ta?", fuperimpotito cuone liqe Tum, genibus nexis,“ Toto'sicurat, in arte

6. Lucidulurii oplum vea maila fuit. (tcens, “ Fiat, ut in cælo, lex tua, Summe DEUS!" “ Plumbea m.ffd, genus mutans, et victa Dixit. Et antiquam sylvam contentus a lihat:

Vivere tranquiliè ftat, placideque mori. "! Amillis scoriis, et fine labe, nicet.

Nov. 25, 1793:

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Dec. 14.

Mr. TASKER'S IMPROMPTU. Array'd her deeds by the hehest of Peace, Addrefjed to Mrs. ROBINSON,

And made the holom's little tumuls cease : ON antiene Greece , in three fair forms The tewaring vanities of life with tood,

and own'd no greatness Wisdom's stein goddess, and Love's Imiling Pallas presided over arms and arts,

Ms: URBAN, And Venus reizni o'er gentle virgin's heates: Thaly intended for the press; but as the But Taste and Beauty now in one combine, And in fam'd Robinson united thine. lady, to whom they were addressed (though

never presented), is now dead, it will be STANZAS ON LIFE. some confolation to the author to see them LOWLY I troue the river's winding way, in your respectable publication. EDWARD. And, loft in melancholy, muling stood,

To ELIZABETH. While o'er its banks the frolic zephyrs play,

Infandım---renovare dolorex. Viro, Or dimple the smooth surface of the flood. And life, methought, to the lone murm’ring WITH ceaseless flames for thee I burn, stream

[below,

My kindred heart to Betsy flies, Resemblance bore; for, checquer'd here

I ficken, languish to return,

And feel once more her piercing eyes. 'Twas loft in darkness, or a transient gleam of sunshine bade its wand'ring waves to

Not now the fairest of the fair, flow.

Who London's fresco'd halls make gay,

No role-hud lips, ambrosial hair,
So glides the stream of life, in mazes lost

My constant bosom can betray.
Of Love's delusive error, ftill, and flow;
Or on wild Pallion's dang'rous eddies tost; She will domestic joys increase,
Frozen, if Penury's bitter blaft fall blow.

Whose looks my humble roof shall grace;

Whose angel-foul against my peace Flows on the Atream, and flows the tide of

Conspir'd with her heavenly face. life,

(days; Till Death Thall dry the current of our

Soothi'd by her voice, faint by her charms, And, pass'd in joy or pain, in peace or strife,

Her tender breast my cheek receives, Tells but the gloomy truth, “ that man

Rapture extatic fills my arms : decays.”

'Tis Fancy paints, and Love believes. But bleft is ht, whose hold, confiding hreaft

Yes, dear Sincerity shall tell, Launches his bark with courage froin the

How tenderly i love the maid; land;

And voting Defire thall with us dwell, Maintains his course, ibu mertal ills moleft,

In Virtue's foher garb array'd. And gives the guidance to Religion's hind. And emavations, fair and bright, Bootlefs on him the black’ningtempeft low'rs,

Which mortals guardian-spirits name, Or drives the wiir.wind with impetus Pluming their pinius bath'd in light, (way,

Shall nerve my arm to thield the dame. Calm and serene, n'er human wre he tow'rs, Close hy our pillow soft and sweet, Or seeks the regions of eternal de

Wliere dancing, melting, Love reclines, Then, morta!, turn! viespise all earth-born Eich miglit in watchful bands they meet,

Whilse god-like armour o'er us thines.
Dispeleach doubting cavil from thy breast; But, wlien the sun of lower day
Learn, tho'the stream of Life in mis’ry fions, From outward eyes his rays withdraws,
It gains the haven of Immortal Reit. In sleep for other beams shall play,

And Heav'n nall open all her laws.
AN EPITAPH

Sustain'J by Him in whom we live, for a Timb now erotting 10 the Memory of Mirsi In whon we move, and being have,

KESAEDY, inte of Gover i. Garden The Will bumbly take what he may give, adre ; quritter, at ibe Request of ler inconflable Nor fe.ir (tho' pleas'd will life) the grave. Friends, by ANTHONY Pasquia, Ejn.

And oli! our pilgrimage to chear, NURN'D, and mould’ring with her kin Thus finding favour in his right, dred dust,

Sone living piátures of my deur,
Here Meri: sleeps, as all who triumph mult! Sweet as hertelf, may come to light.
Her melody subdi'd the varied throng,

We'll emulate the Roman name,
She charm'd a lin’ing empire with her song:
Warm’d by illusive Hope, contumther days, For from our hearts we'll say the fume,

“ My jewels these,” Cornelia cries; Checr'd in her::ins b; univerial praise. (rod,

And cold, and stars, and crowns, despise. Wien Anguib mo'e, the kiss'd th'afflictive Rapt with her faith, and given to her Gou! Farewell! ye joys the world inspires, She bade the fire.ms of limau kindness flow;

Welcome her fool-refining smiles; Her sympathy embrac'd ano: her's woe :

Farewell! unhallow'd meaner fires, No decument, unknown to Virtue, taught,

Her line-love outweighs all your guiles ! No fyltem, unattach'd to Honour, fought :

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ARK at the little Robin's double note!

How sweet the strains her beauteous ENEVOLENCE, meek Pity's darling swelling throat;

[implore, - Qurits gloomy silence, and the brambsc-wood. Who gives that succour which the weak Aud, nearing man, proclaims her gratitude. Cheers the amicted, and with friendship mild For, when the air was full of fleet or fnow,

Invites the trembling stranger to her door; The faple is thorns disrobed of the haw, Calms the rough tempeft which the mind And not one infect crawld upon the ground,

When ev'ry thatch with icicles was bound, surveys, And bids the rear of rapture fill the eye;

The frigid chirper left the barden'd fold, Like the bright sun, whose beam a thousand Fearful at first, the hops in at the door,

And on the shepherd's hearth her story told. ways

Lurd by the faggots shining on the fluor. Disperses night, and beautifies the sky.

Soon does the little vagran: feel the heat, Yon aged object needs your gen'rous aid ;

Dreads to advance, yet trembles to retreat; His food is forrow, and his drink a tear !

Whilft ene kind landlord her intention views, How like an angel doth his anguish plead !

And tempting crumbs around his cottage

ftrews. He speaks, and Pity listens to his pray'r:

Th'embolden'd Robin, more familiar grown, “O come, and clasp my shiv'ring limbs! - Pecks from the gen’rous hand the welcome “ I'm cold!

boon. “ These wintry winds so pierce me, scarce Such nat’ral lessons are by Heav'n design'd My wants proclaim I-I'm helpless, weary, T'implant the ad humane on youthful mind.

* Children, like tender oziers, take the bow, « And only fit to lay me down--and die!" And, as they firft are fashion'd, always grow."

Ard, mark! when Spring enamels the bright Pity and kind Benevolence appear

scene Truth guides their footsteps to the victim's With boundless carpets of enliv’ning green, Thed ;

[tear— When Now'rs, eye-pleasug, rear their thowy Huth'd is the figh-repress’d the trickling heads, Sadness is joy! and wretchedness is fed ! An odoriferous (cent through ether spreads,

W. SYLE. Then does the Robin build in neighb'ring

tree,

And chearful breeds a helpless progeny. HOR BOOK I. ODE XXXIV. Whistle, ah! whistle on, sho'rlamb-like bird, Parcus Deorum culror, &e.

- That thy delightful mufie may be heard; And if Grimalkin fell, approaching fly,

Should on poor Rel-breaii blow a longing Scarce deign’d to visit the neglected I will, by Heav'nl will, with angrywice[eye, Ihrine ;

Bid her begone, to feed on thieving mice. Whom mad Philosophy has led astray, So, prithee, warbler, bid adieu to fear, To wander in a dark erroneous way; Be (prightly and secure-for, man is near. Now back would fail to Virtue's blissful shore,

A RAMBLER. Andtempt the dang’rous seas of Vice no more. For Jove (who us’d to cleave the low'ring íky) (was nigh,

SONNET Through heav'n serene, when not a cloud

à l'Imitation de celui de DESBARE AV. Impellid his winged car and thund’ring on high.

Dieu ! ta patience égaleta bonté, around,

[round! Mais un peuple inhumain creusa le précipice . Felt the dread shock, and trembled at the Où doit :'anéantir fon courage indompté. Styx foams, and labours with encumber'd Venge toi donc, Seigneur ! que ta lévérité waves,

[caves! De l'incrédule Athée confonde la malice; And Ten rus tillows through his horrid Taloi n'eft, ruivant lui, qu'un titlu de caprice, The West's remoteft bound the thunder hears Il doute en ce moment de ton autorité: (Where groaning Atlas props th' incumbent François féditieux ! le sang de vos victimes spheres).

Sur le livre é ernel a tracé tous vos crimes; Th' eternal God all Nature can derange, Au jour du jugement vous les verrez écrits: And low to lofty in a moment change; Du Dieu, dont vous avez outragé la clémence, His pow'r th' obscure can from oblivion save, Vous ne pourez fléchir la trop juste venAnd fink the fam'd for ever in the grave.

geance ;

[Chrift." Mence fickle Fortune, rapid as the goes, Pour le faire, il faudroit un second Jesus Now here, now there, a transient crown

H. PETERSON. bellows!

Great Berkbamficad, Hertsy Deo 31, 1793

Dec. 27.

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MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL CONVENTION OF

FRANCE, continued from p. 1140. ARRERE, in the name of the mittee of Public Safety, in order that a law 29. Committee of Public Safety, caused might be framed on the subject. He also to he decreed :

proposed that 40 lous a day should be allowed " That all the ci-devant officers of the to those poor citizens who thould afford their troops of the line who thall refuse to wear assistance to the assemblies of the sections, the blue uniform, or who, after wearing it, and that one hundred millions should be at Thåll retain the distinctive marks of the re the disposal of the Minister at War for the giments to which they formerly belonged, fabrication of guns. shall be cashiered.

A Deputation from the Jacobin Club de. “ That the falt usually supplied by France manded that all the ci-devant nobles, who to Switzerland shall be excepted from the pofseffed military fundlions, should he difDecree, prohibiting the export of articles of charged, and that jugement should be speedily consumption."

fronounced on Briitot. Sept. 3. Ramel read the definitive plan of For fi veral days, exclaimed Barrere, the a decree for the Compulfury Loan of a reports we have received, and the letters thousand millions of livres. Several impor. that have been intercepted, inform as of tant additions have been made to this plan, some important operations in Paris on the of which the two following are the most part of the Royalists. They will be opposed effential :

by a revolutionary army well organized, 1. The Compulsory Loan shall he collected and by the whole mass of the people. These by the receivers of districts, instead of the conspirators thirst for blood. They may, Municipalities.

perhaps, suon gratify their wishes by the 11. The individuals luhjected to the Com blood of Marie Antoinette and Brillot. pulsory Loan, who Thall not have acquitled From the depth of their dungeons, traitors. it at the period of the 1st of June next, Mall still conspire against public liberty. Brilint, be compelled to pay without indemnifica. in his chains, has asserted, that, before bis tion ; namely, without obtaining receipts head Thail fall upon the scaffold, he N2with which to purchase national property:

tional Convention will find it necessary to Saint André called the attention of the condemn to death several of its members. Convention to St. Domingo, which is in A revolutionary arıny must he put in mothe most deplorable filuation. The magni- tion, to disperse this horde of confpirators ! ficent city of Cape François is only a heap of The power of the Revolutionary Tribunal alhes. it has been consumed by a molt m'ft not be checked in its operations, and terrible conflagration, which lasted from all the military men must be ient from Paris. the 19th of June till the 22d. All the Barrere concluded his speech bs propowhites have been massacred, and all the fing the following decree, wlich was adopted: merchant-hips which were in the road * That there shall be at Paris, during the have gone to take refuge in tlie United whole period of the Revolution, an armed States of America. Polverel and Santhorax, force of 6coo men, and a corps of artillery who had been sent to St. Domingo to maintain consisting of 1200 men, who shall watch order and peace, have ruined every thing : over the execution of the revolutionary it appears that they willed to make them- laws, fupport the measures of public safely, selves masters of the colony; and then to and the file convoy of provisions. Their give it up to the Englith. These two viso pay Hall be the same as that of the National lains partly succeeded. I demand that the Cendarmarie. Minifier at War give an account of the pro That every officer, suspended or dire ceedings and measuies taken for be execu milled from liis functions, thali leave Paris tion of the decrces.

in tu erityfour hours, and betake himselt to Sept. 5. Chaumette delivered a report his Municipality, nnder the penalty of twelie from the Committec, on the distrelies of years imprisonment in chains The citio the people, and the manauvres of the mo. zens forming the Gardes du Corps, formerly nopolists -“ Your fate," he exclaimel, The Gardes du Roi, are comprite: in this " our fate, and that of the people, äitaches decree. No military man fhill come to us to the Republic fir enemies must be Paris without an order from the Minister at destroyed-give to the people the means of War. The wounded are excepted from subsistence-appoint a Revolutionary army, this prohibition." and let it he attended by an extraordinary Sept 6. The Commifsion of Six presented tribunal--put the gardens of Paris in a state the articles of the law concerning foreigners. of cultivation.

The Convention decreed : St. André moveal that these propofitions !. That all foreigners, born in the counThould be taken into confideration.*

tries with which the Republic is at war, Danton wished them to be decreed as a Thall be put under an arest, and feils be general principle, and to be sent to the Com- fixed to their papers, GINT. MAG. Supplement, 1793.

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11. All artists and artizans, who can It is by their means that the English gold produce attestations of their patriotism, and circulares amongst us, debauches our Adall those who since their residence in France ministrators, and our public spirit. I make have given proofs of it, shall be excepted. the express motion, that the law against the

111. Those who have not been able to property of foreigners be extended to all obtain a certificate of hospitality shall re- foreigners, subjects of the Powers with ceive a patport, in which the route they whom we are at war." Adopted. fall follow is traced out to them. If they The following decree passed, upon the return to France, they shall be punished motion of Fabre d'Eglantine. with death.

“ Every Frenchman is prohibited from Those who shall har bour foreigners shall receiving any right of servitude, in whatever suffer the same punishment as for emigrants, part of the world he be.” viz. death.

On the motion of Merlin, of Douay, the The following decree, was pailed unani. Convention confiscated all the property of moully, and loudly applauded :

those French why, since the surrender of I, All Public Functionaries, Agents of Valenciennes and Condé, have had the the Nation, Army Contractors, Receivers, baseness to accept places or einployments in Collectors, Administrators, and other pub- the Imperial adminiftration of these cities. lic men, Mall be bound to give an account The Convention, being informed that in of their fortunes before and fmce 1791. different armies of the Republic there were

11. Those, who shall not give a satisfac- distributed allowances of provisions to wag. tory account of the additions made to their

goners, and several other citizens who fol. fortune fince 1989, and the means by which lowed in the train, to whom none were due, they were made, thall make restitution of in order to remedy fuch abuses, decrees : the exceis.

Art. 1. From the publication of the preIII. This excess fhall be paid into the sent decree, all, who furnish and are entrusted Public Treasury.

with the care of provifons, are prohibited IV. The Committee of Legislation shall to deliver out any allowance of provisions present a plan for putting this decree into

to waggoners, and perfons employed in the execution.

service of the moving hospitals, of the arSept.7. Dufourni, at the head of the filtery, carriages, and military convoys, and ! Administrators of the Department of Paris, to all others who hall not be authonied to was admitted to the bar. He demanded, receive them, either by a decree, or by a that the decree, which sequestrates the pro- regulation not annulled. perty of the Emigrants, should be extended II. The different Contractors and Admito all foreigners, and particularly to the nistrators to the Superintendants, by whom inhabitants of Great Britain in France. the allowance of provisions Mall have been

Merlin, of Douay, expressed his fears, furnished, shall be bound to give an account that the English would wish for nothing of them to the Republic, at the rate of the more than that such a law should pass, as price they pay. they would gain more by it than France. JII. The Commissioners, Comptrollers,

Gaston said, that he entertained no such or others, charged with inspecting the reapprehension. There were no Frenchmen, ceipts of those who furnish provisions, Thall except those who, from hatred of liberty, be bound to form separate and diftinét had placed ther property in England, who statemen's, to facilitate their recovery: would suffer by a sequestration in that coun IV. The administration of military labe try, and the ruin of those aristocrats was not sistence shall be bound to collect, within as to be regretted. They were not the French Short a space as poffible, at the latest fix Sans Culottes who had remitted their pro; weeks, all the receipts for provisions, which perty to an enemy's courty; and we, said hall have been delivered out to persons de. he, lave large confiscations to make of scribed in Art. 1. It Thall form ftatements funds, which, if spareil, would be applied of them, in order to be sent to the National to aid the views of the combined Monarchs. Treasury, which shall exercise its discretion

Several Members wished to make excep- with respect to them, according to the price tions in favour of the Englith who had taken which the Minister thall fix. refuge in France.

·V. Those who furnith provisions and am. "Do not deceive yourselves," replied munition are equally bound, within the fame Dinton: " English policy is deceitful. The space, to transmit to the Minister, the refleets of England fly before ours; it is with ceipts of the supplies which they than have guld that its Government obtains poffeffion provided, in order that the National Treaof ours; it is with gold that it fows divisions iury may cxercise its discretion with respect in the Republic. They have given brevets to the different contractors and others. of exclufu n to the agents whom they have Sept. o. Duhem announced that a coluna among us.

These agents, our pretended of the Republican army had penetrated to Friends, and viciims of what they call Li. Ypres" Behold, we are again in the BelDeily, deceive us so much the more easily gic Provinces," he exclaimet; “ bat we as their brevets are supposed to be genuine. have not yet established ourselves in the

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