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With potion, pill, and blister fore,

CHLOE'S PICTURE. Had Nain their thousands, ten times told. 'N vain thy sweets ambrofial, fair flow'r, They gave cach dose with air so wise, 'Twas not in mortals to refift 'em;

The Butterfly is studious to devour, Til gallant Boyd, who scorns disguise,

In vain the Beethy nectar ddew would find: Resolv'd at length to change the lystem, How, Nature, art thou here surpass'd by art!

And could a morta! thus at her command « No more in garb of peace array'J” (Such was the veteran's decree)

A blushing rose make from the canvass start Shall ye pursue the killing trade,

No! Flora iwely guided Chloe', hand. u Bul clad in armour cap a-per"

Had I ruch ikill, I'd paint, with viceft care, And now, the aspect meekly bland,

An object more enchanting, more divide,

An object grac'd with beauties which entare The garments suiting men of lore,

The lover's heart, the lover's soul refine. Are chang'd for looks which speak command, For coats with lace besprinkled o'er.

Then would my Chloe's portrait soon be

known, 'Tis hence that, in our modern way,

So just a feniblance would appear to all, The Doctor's gilded o'er so nice :

Save the iwert maid herself, ihe, 1:e alone How customs change! The other day

Would he unconscious of th' original, The Pill was gilded to entice.

Brigbton, June 24. CHARLOTTE SMITH, Each son of Galen seems to say, * Make no wry face, nor look skew,

SONNET “ But take this draught without delay,

By CHARLOTTE SMUTH. « Or else, by Jove, I'll run you thru'l"

HILE thius ( wander cheerlefs and Dear doctor all the draught I've ta'en;

unbleit

(pain; 'Im ready for another itill;

And find in change of place but change of Let me not with these looks be flain ; In tranquil leep the village labourers relt, Rather medicinally kill !

And talte repose that I pursue in vain. Oh I cou'd Hippocrates awhile

Hush's is the hamlet now; and faintly gieang Revive, and you by him be seen,

The dying embers from the casement low I'm sure the bearded sage would smile Ofthethach'd cottage; while the moon's pals Ac his disciple's martial mien.

beam *Mongst you, who scan the human frame, Lends a new lustre to the dazzling snow..

To cut your friends up is not new; O'er the cold waste, amid the freezing night, The Muse, but with no hostile aim,

Scarce heeding whither, desolate I Aray, Has made a sportive cut at you.

E.

For me, pale eye of evening! ihy soft light

Leads to no happy home; my weary way
EREMITA.

Ends but in dark viciffitudes of care ;
I.

I only fly from doubi-to meet despais,
Un fylvofa ulmi campo fuperimmiet
umbra,

The following Lines, written at - Florence by Ætarem duxit mitis amansque senex. Mr. THOMAS WALTER, avere eldrefiel Muscus ei mollis lectum præbebat agrestem, (during tbeir Refidence in that Ciry) to bem Sylva cibum,-lympliam fons facer

Grace the Duchess of DEVONSHIRE, the antra domum,

Rt. Hon, Lady Viscountess DUNCANNON, and Vitam ille a populo longe semotus agebat : she Rt Hon. Lusty ELIZABETH FOSTER

Illi folus amor, gaudia fola, DEUS.
Hæc animi pietas, hæc pax tranquilla, videtur

N English Gentleman, paffing through Mortalem penitus coileie ad astra seneni.

Florence, has been unah'e to resist exHeu! quibus interea mens eft agitata procellis: prelling his admiration at the happy concur.

rence of circumstanits which ought long to Quæ vexat miserum cura maligna Toum! Scilicet in cæcis virtutem errare latebris,

constitute the boast of this elegant city. The Dum capui atrollit forte mingxque, scelus.

three Ladies to whom the inclrred jut tribute Ergone tam leniè nus audit 'vola piorum?

of homage is addressed, are intreated to accept « Ergone tam lentè facta nef inela videt?

it as the incense of truth rather than as the Flu&uachinc,dubiáquetremiformidinepectus,

language of Poetry, and to forgive the intru* Et placidus vitæ perditur usque tenor.

fion of one (never a poet hy profeffion) who Hand aliter liqnidi fi quando in marmore fontis

has dedicated an hour to the most delikliiful Naturz circum dulcis imago nitet,

perhaps the most honourable of all employPrata virent, niveis forescit honouibus arbos

ments--the celebration of whatever is fair, Et cælo fplendet multicolore lacus,

good, and greal-of beauties who merit a Quod fi forte lapis speculum pertu bal aqua- superior bard, though they c.:n never com.

maud a more fervent admier. rum, Continuo huc illuc pulchra tabella volat,

Florence, Feb. 23, 1793.
Dum fracli soles nullo discrimine aguntur, All, favour'd Florence! where each
Et mulco viridis gramine ripa fugit. G.

trav'ller views
(To be continued.)
The consecrated seat of cy'sy Musc.

A

HAIL,

rub;

Whileo'er the world unletter's darknesshung, Nor crave, from fiction or from fabling fame Here Painting flourish'd, and here Dante fung. The learn'd disguise of a scholastic name. Here patient Sculpture early tauglit" to trace

Hail, favour'd Florence! once the hallow' “ The ling'ring line, and mould the cardy place grace ;"

Of every Muse, and now of every grace. The lib'ral Arts with added lustre rose, And grateful Science wak'd from long repose. PARODIES OF SH+KSPEARE. No. Yl, Hail, favour'd Florence ! once the hal

-TO print, or not to print that is low'd place

the question; Of ev'ry Mule--and now of ev'ry grace.

Whether 'tis safer in the mind t' enjoy Superior glories here the stranger charm,

The calm retreat of modeft diffidence, Superior boasts th' admiring natives warm.

Or to turn author 'gainst repeated hints, Rise, Muses, rise, and fing in welcome strain

And by opposing end them :-) print ;The splendid æra of this Golden Reign! Presumptuous hopel each Mufedespairingflies, No more ; and by advertisement to see

publish ; Nor decks the triumph of all-conqu’ring eyes; Our name announced with A. M. LL.D. Aw'd by refifless beauties they remove, And yield the palm of Poetry to Love.

As graduates heir to---- tis an exhibition Here fine those forms, which in the Pain

Moit ple fing to be withd: to print ;-tó

publish ;ter's breast Kindle the glow of genius half fuppreft,

Perchavice expose one's self-ay, there's the Rouse in the lab'ring sculptor fond desire, And grant lo stubborn stone Promethean fire. For in that hafty step what ills may come, :

When we have sent off the copy to the press, With these; each fascinating grace combines Muit give us paule :- there's the respect True taste, that sentiment and sense refines.

Should make our essays of much longer date ; Magic perfection ! by whose just decrees,

For who would bear the whips, and scorns of Wit, pleasure, knowlodge, virtue, learn to

satire, please;

The scholar's jest, the critic's contumely, That charm which lends to love his fureft art, The Nurs of despised notice, the puf's delay, That brightest polish of his keenest dart,

The tediousness of office, and the loss Which beams (thro' all the levity of you:h) of books return'd on hand not vendible, The life of beauty and the test of truth.

When he might bis reputation (ave Here they acknow ledge, in some tend'rer By bare quietus? Who would disgrace bear, Soft Sensitility's engaging power; [hour, Yet groan beneath enormous bill of charycs, The fympathetic soul, the liquid eye,

But that the hope of praise in the Reviews, The throbbing busom, and the plaintive sigh! Those undiscover's cenfors, from whose ken The high that each imperious spirit warms,

No title-page escapes—flattering the will The breeze of passion undisturb'd by forms;

Makes us pars by what credit we yet have, Which, tempering ev'ry tone of fiercer love, To siique the judgement that we know not of; Ev'n sages bless, and Cynics must approve.

Thus Vanity doth make scribblers of us all ! Here, too, the Graces in each look display And thus the forwardness of refolution, Th' enliv'ning temper voluble and gay,

Ne'er temper'd with the solid cast of thought, The sprightly phrase, the unaffected smile,

Sends compositions of no pith and moment The arch allision and the transient wile;

With this couceit to be transcribʼd anew, The fly remark that in the memóry plays,

And lose the name of writing. Which fancy dictates and which judgement (ways;

HAMLET, I11. i. Good sense that guides the ever-yielding face The keen-set guest now, at the sheriff's feast, Tolaugh with elegance, or weep with grace; Cramshiszich venison up he knows well bow: To point with delicacy gentle jetts,

As many platefuls as the haunch will bear, To calm the tumult of ingenuous breasts; With distinct health and confign'd bumpers To dare the vivid pleasantry around,

to them, Tulpare with candour or with ikillo wound; He makes an end of, with a faiat adieu : More glorious, more admir’d, more lov’d, And ekes out one single Nice of fat more, more fit,

Alifted with the sweet of currant-jelly faucé. Than all the fashing fire of radiant wit.

TROILUS, IV. 4 Such are the gifts the youthful graces new, Gifts that Aonian Maids could ne'er bestow;

She never told her love :- bet lover's fighs, Such is the blandishinent, and such the charm, Whispers, vows, killes, moon-light walks, Which empire, wealth, and wit, and worth, Letting detraction, like a beetle’s fang,

The blabb’d: difarm; Which boast a pow'r-a poæ ’r that all confefs, Prey on the fanies bul: the pin'd with spleen, Whichı rule, exalt, irispire, adorn, and bless.

And in her green and yellow faded damask

She lag a bloated toad, down tv quadrille, Thus, in their native forms, the Graces * thine,

Smiling at grief.Ard rival, with success, the tuneful pine :

TWELFTH NIGHT, II. 4.

MASTER SHALLOW. * Devon, Duncannon, Foster,

MINUTES

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MINUTES OT THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL CONVENTION or

| FRANCE, fcontinued from p. 564.) May, Letter from the Mayor of Paris , The Assembly at length voted, that Ro

was read, Itating, that the pub berspierre hould not be heard; which pro. lic minu was very much agitated; that the duced fresh noise from the Mountain ; and two parties in Paris were on the point of the Appel Nominal was called for. coming to blows; and that fome strong mea.

May 21. A mernrer stated, that the army fures were neceffary in order to prevent of the Republic had been completely defeated them.

by Gaston, at the head of the Insurgents,' Marat said, that all the public troubles who afterwards marched againAt Rochefort. were to be attributed to the Commiflion of Cambon said, that the King of Naples had Twelve, which had provoked the insurrec. entered into the coalition of the powers; and tion of the people. He demanded that the the French territory was about to be attacked Commiffion should be diffolved, or a general on the fide of Var. insurrection would ensue.

May 30. Cambon proposed to grant auI demand, said Mazuyer, that it should thority to the Executive Council, to exchange, be decreed, that Marat had endeavoured to for arms and an: munition, the regalia and ap. fument an insurrection. The people ought pendages of the Crown, and to make preto know of the cabals which existed last sents of them to powers whose alliance may night in Paris; they ought to be informed, be useful to the French nation -Decreed. that the Section of Union has this night car.

The following Decrees proposed afterried to the Section of the Temple, for its con

wards by Basrere, in the name of the Com. currence, a decree, by which it has been de- mittce of Public Safety, were paffed. termined to massacre che rich, and twenty

1. There shall be a primary school in every two National Deputies. This real situation place which contains from 400 to 1500 inof Paris should be known. Pache must be habitants. This school may serve for all less oppoled to Pache. In his first report, he populous places, which may be within the Said, that Paris was tranquil that he had re

distance of 1000 toises. medied the danger if there was any-and

11. In each of these schools there shall be to-day he foretels dilafters. I demand that an instructor, charged with teaching the ' these two reports he printed, in order 10 scholars that elementary kirowledge which prove that Pache has contradicted himself.- is necessary to enable citizens to exercise Agreed.

their rights and to manage their domestic The Section of La Cité appeared at the bar. It demanded the liberation of its Pre

111. The Committee of Public Instruction fident and Secretary, who had been arrested fall present a proportional mode for towns by order of the Commission of Twelve. it and the more populous commons. observed, that if the Convention would not

IV. The instructors Mall be charged to save the people, the people would save them- give lectures and instruction, ince every selves. It farther innited, that the Com- week,

to citizens of all ages and of buth sexes. million of Twelve should be taken hefore the

V. The plan of a Decrte, prefented by the Revolutionary Tribunal. [applauded from Committee of Public Inftruction, thall irreike Galleries.]

vocably be the order of the day every Thurr. The President replied-The Convention day. pardons your youth ; i: will never be influ

The requisition of the public force was enced by any 'portion of the people. In a

ordered in several clafles as follows: Republic, the law alone ought to reign.

The first requisition thall extend from the The Convention adopted this answer.

age of 16 to 25. Roberspierre spoke at length against this

The second from that of 25 to 35. reply. - Charlier demanded a decree of accu

The third from the age of 35 to that of 45, lacion against the Committee of Twelve.

The names ot all ciozens above that age Marat said that the country could only be all he idfcribed in three clalles, in registeis faved by the sacrifice of thie Aristocrats. kept by the municipalities. Every citizen Leonard Bourdon demanded, that the two

burthened with three children, and who can citizens Mould be released. -- 1 huriot faid, prove that he is unabie to maiutain them the President was the author of this disorder: except by his labour, fhall he ranked in the

Comhon accused his opponents of being third class, whatever may be his age. rogues and aflatlins.

All bachelors, under the age of 45, Aa'l Lecroix answered him, that he had a pair be placed in the first class. of horse-pistols, one of which was much at

The Municipalities thall inscribe, in the his service, -The tumults increased.

same regiilers, the number of fire-arms The President, while' writing a letter,

which they have at their disposal, and ich was attacked by Roux, who snatched iutrum

Thall he distributed amongst the of him. Several members rau to the affidance the first cl.is. of the President, who put on his bat, and

The Municipal Officers the Tung the bell.

under pain of beng ditniilled ny !" !" GENT.MAG. July, 1793.

concerns.

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ries of Departments, that all citizens of the opportunity of mending, of obtaining pardong first class be exercised every Sunday, and becoming useful to the State, than (To be continued.)

to load them, and with them their fami.

lies, with indelible infamy, and condemn FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE

them to perpetual punishment; not to menThe little coinmonwealth of Switzerland, tion the detriment such austerity Inight cause, always one of the most deliglutfal objects upon in a more or less degree, to the now-fouwhich the mind could reporę, is, at this mo rising Universiries." ment, almost the only safe and pleasant re Poland. The two notes, delivered to the treat that the Continent affords. Neither Polith Diet from the Ministers of St. Petersdrawn into the war by the ambition of Tha- burg and Berlin, demanding the appointring the territory of France, by the vain,.. ment of a Deputation to fanction the division though more honourable, design of punish of the country, produced the most violent ing the regicides, or the weak resentment of altercation. It was agreed to in the fitting infults offered by a worthless Convention, of the 26th, vpon the motion of M. Jankowo the Swiss not only preserve the bleilings of ski, by a considerable inajority of votes, to their antient tranquillity, but'are gaining a claim the mediation of all the foreign Courts, considerable mare of the commerce, which with those of Berlin and St. Petesburg, to can be conducted only by neutral powers, withdraw their troops from the provinces of between the ncighbouring parts of France the republic, and to give up the same. And and Germany.

on this account, as the Poles have had no Sweden. A sesolution being taken, on the Envoy at Vienna fince M. Wayne held that 14th ultimo, by all the three colleges of the office, he was agaia nominated. empire, for establishing a law of the empire At length, on che moiion that the deputo abolith all secret orders and societies in tation demanded thould be empowered to Universities, M. Schroerbing, Secretary of treat with the Court of Ruffia only, this the Embassy of Swedish Pomerania, has dis- proposition was fupported by the King, and tributed a Pro.memoria, by which his Swe- carried by a majority of 107 voices against 24, dith Majcity, in his quality of Duke of An It has been agreed upon, in the General terior Pomerania, declarcs :--" That he will Confederation, that the military of the reule his utmost endeavours to oppose, abolish, public shall be diminithed; but that the civil and destroy, all hurtful orders; but that he litt Mall remain upon the fame footing as referves to himself, according as circum- bofore. Itances shall require, to take such measures As the interval hetween one fitting and aş his Majesty Ihall think fitcast for the obe another was not sufficient for the drawing up, ject in view, and the thing itself; whereas, of the instructions to the Minister at foreign otherwise, such conclusion of the empire re Courts, by the Chancellors, no bufioess was maiņs obligatory for such States only as have done on the 27th of June. expreflly voted for the same."

On the 28th, the Marshal again brought The laid Pro-memoria continues in the forward the appointment of a delegation to following manner :-"Not every disposition, treat with the Courts of St. Petersburg and nieasure, ordinance, or punishment inficting Berlin conjoinily. This was opposed by law, which seemingly tends to the proper almost the whole chamber, as inconsistent ajm, and which in other cases might be ap with the resolution already' adopted to treat plicable, can have in all States of Germany only with the Court of St. Petersburg, and an the same energy and the same end, for op- injunction was voted to the Chancellors of puling orders and societies, which perhaps Courland and Lithuania, to draw up an are rather the result of adventitious notions, answer to the notes delivered by the Russian of overheated juvenile brains, or other įnno- and Pruffian Ministers, conformable to the cent causes, than of a criminal propensity of principles of this resolution. hurting the mother country; for which rea. The instructions prepared by the Chan, fon, every kind of such like connexions of cellors for the Ministers' at foreign Courts, fraternity are not equally punishable; and and for the conduct of the delegation, viz. how easily may a fiery youth be milled, to treat only with the Court of St. Petersburg, either through his own imagination, or were read. It was proposed, as an addithrough the influence of others, from which tional article, to call M. Ducache, Chargé he nevertheless most commonly returns by des Affaires from the Court of Vienna, to the first rays of reason!

the negotiations, because the Emperor had In this respect it is especially necessary to guarantied the treaty of 1775. To give time take mutual dispositions for preventing such for examining this amendment, the Diet ad; corinexions from exceeding their proper journed to July 1st, when the debates on the bounds. And, since on the one side it is delegation were renewed ; and to get rid of juut to set them bounds, it is on the other a discussion, which the longer it was pursued hand fully as reasonable to have compulsion became the more embarralied, it was unani: utih human fraillies, to which youlli is the moully agreed to adjourn the Diet to the moft liable, and to afford them rather an 15th of July.

EAST

EAST INDIA INTELLIGENCE. On the 14th, about day-break, we made Calcutta, Sep.27, 1793. Captain Blake, of the in and of St. Pierre; and Cajilo Affleck, the ship Chichester, on carrying his cargo of having made a disposition to proceed by the rice to Coringa, found the miseries of famine channel of Miquelon, a convenient place in raging there to such an excess, that even the that Sirait for debarking the troops offering, women came off to the ship in catamarans in and our information from different quarters the hope of procuring ielief. This single (however imperfect) giving us reason to circumftance must speak the height of their furpose that a French frigate was in the hardistress, as the female natives are never boir, and of the farther defences, of which known to venture on the fea. Captain Blake we had not been able to gain any real intel Sold his rice confiderably under what was ligence, 1 proposed to Cape. Affleck to land called the current price, and tyen would not the troops, that an attick by sea and land have received what he did, had he not been might be made at the same time, with which assured that the poor people would not at all he perfectly coincided; and accordingly I have been benefited by an under-fale en bois larded, with great part of the Troops, in part, and that the rice was purchaled by some the Auce-à-Savoyard, abi ut five miles to wealthy Bramins,

the Wellward of the town, and proceeded Captain Blake, touched with the deepest towards it, sending a fummons from Capr. compaffion for all the wretchedneis lie was Affleck and myself to the Commandant for witness of, fed 800 people daily while lie the immediate iurrender of the inand; when remained at Coringa, and, on quitting the an answer being returned, demanding terms place, Icft 1000 rupees worth of rice for of capitulation, they were decidedly refused. them.

Tlie troops continued their march; and, ha. The correspondent, who communicates the ving reached, without oppofition, the heights information, feels the highest gratification above the town, the Alligator at the same from being enabled to proclaim Tuch an act time appearing in light of the Harbour, the of humanity; and fincerely wishes it may Commandant, Mons. Danseville, who from have the happy effect of exciting such senla- circumstances was under the direction of the tions in the breasts of those, who possets the Commune of the illand, surrendered the means, as thall tend to create fone relief to illands of St. Pierre and Miquelon ae discre. the poor ohjeets, who are labouring under tion; and poffeffion was immediately taken the miseries of famine in our Northern porn of the battery and places of defence near the feflions,

town and harbour. Furty Sing, the Rajah of Guzzeral, has The garrison cinsisted of between 80 and been put to death hg the intrigues of Madejee 10. men only ; but there were upwarys of Scindia, Chief of the Mahrattas, who wis atspo French fishermen (exclusive of the iniPoonah with such a force, and has formed habitants) in the town, who, had they been fucb plans of aggrandizement and conqueft, prepared and well armed, might have made as to render an immediate war between great oppositioa. They had likewise begin Great Britain and the Mahrattas greatly to to put in a state of defence the bastery if be apprehended.

eight twenty-six pounders, wbich eftectually

defended the harbour. West INDIA INTELLIGENCE.

If, from fortunate events no opportunity

offered for the troops to distinguish them. Copy of a Letter from Brigadier General Ogil selves, it would be doing the greatest injustice vie, to the Right Hon. Henry Dundas, ène

both to officers and men, if I did not, in the of his Majety's Principle Secretaries of State. Dated Illand of St. Pierre, May 18, 1793. discipline, and regularity; the flightest de

strongest terms, mention their good conduct, Received June 30.

predation not having been committed on any SIR,

of the inhabitants by the troops I have the I have the honour to acquaint yon, that honour to command, in a place taken in the the iftands of St. Pierre and Miquelon farten

manner above ftatcd. dered at discretion to his Majesty's forces on

I inclore a return of the ordnance and milie the 24th inftant.

tary itores taken on the island, and liave the In obedience to bis Majesty's commands, honour to be, with the greatest respect, Sir, bigpified to me in your letter of the 15th of your most obedient humble servant, February, having consulted at Halifax with

JAMES OOILVIE, Brig. Gen. Capt. Affleck, commanding his M jelly's thip The Right Hon. Henry Dundas, One Alligator, I embarked, withont iofs of time, of bis Majesty's Principal Stereo for the attack of these fands, with a de taries of Srate. &c. &c. &c. tachment of the Royal Artillery, ankl 310 [Here follows a return of the ordnance rank and file, with Officers and Non-com- and military fores taken on the inand.)

miffioned Oincers, in proportion, of the 4th. Adiniralty-Office, June 30. + and 65th Regiments, on-beard that ship, a King's schooner, and three transports, and

A Letter from Captain William Affleck, Com

mander of bis Majefty's ship Alligator, to ailed on the 7th instans,

Mr. Stephey, dated St. Pierre, May 29, 5

1793,

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