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Poetical ESSAYS in APRIL, 1749.

Big with these thoughts, to all around
The PAINTED LADY. A Tale.

She glances cafts, and fain would wound;
Nimium ne crede colori,

Virg.

To all her tinsel charms displays,
Ankind, to change by nature prone,

And would attract a thousand ways:

: But all in vain her wishes prove;
Still something new our fancy leads,

No tender heart the fires with love:
And something Nill our bliss impedes :

All men her pleasing hopes defeat,
If we are blett with sense and health, All see the paint, and see the cheat.
We aim at beauty, pow'r or wealth;

Strepbon, an honest sober youth,
Until, and sure we're rightly paid,

Bleft with good sense, adorn'd with truth,
We quit a substance for a shade.

Who'd long sincerely loy'd the fair,
On this why need I longer dwell;

Unknown to Cbloe, then was there.
To instance it, a Tale I'll tell.

Soon as he saw her borrow'd part,
Chloe was bleft with noble parts;

Just indignation fir'd his heart:
Was fair enough to win our hearts ;

in great disdain he stole away,
Her lively wit our sex admir'd;

And wrote these lines th'ensuing day;
With every word our hearts the fir'd :

Which to the false, the painted maid,
Yet, not contented in this light,

He, by his footman, strait convey'd.
She would be thought a beauty bright,

" While in your native charms you shone,
To compass this, some paint's prepar'd,

« I ne'er could call my heart my own ; No time is lost, no labour spar'd;

« A moment's blits I never knew, She's plaifter'd o'er with red and white,

Unless I was engag'd with you : Till ev'ry pimple's out of fight :

" But now I yours no more remain ; The mole no mortal now could spy,

“ I now my captive heart regain : Vermilion hides it from the eye ;

" For fince in borrow'd airs you dreft,
And holes, as if they'd never been,

" You've loft those charms you once por-
Are now no longer to be seen.
As when the sun, with feeble ray,

Vaux-Hall, April 3, 1749.
To user in returning day,

JOSEPH MAWBEY.
His glad’ning face first 'gins to show,
Doth ev'ry minute stronger grow;

To a Lady, qbo afk'd bim to describe the
So Chloe, thro' the pencil's aid,

Pleasure of loving ber.
At every touch is fairer made.

Each me, O love, in sweetest sounds
The work now dene, th’enraptur'd lafs

to tell,
With great amazement holds the glass, What in my breast I for Liberia feel.
And thus the cries": " Gods I can it be? Rapture, and bliss, and ecstasy, and joy,
“ Is Chloe blind, or does the sec ?

Each Chloe hears, from every love-lick hoy ; “ How great the change ! how fair my face! Give me expreffions equal to my fame, « No pimples now do it disgrace ;

Worthy a passion of the brightest fame : « They're vanish'd all! fed quite away!

Let all that's tender, all that's soft, confpire " Sure this to me's a happy day:

To give a just description of my fire ; " I from this lucky hour foresee

Imagine all that's lovely in its kind, « The mighty conquests gain'd by me :

To feast the senses, or regale the mind : « Of lovers, where I'd two before, Then think, Oh! think of something more Tall for certain have a score:

divine !

(mine. " While with such beauteous charms I thine, 'Tis that I feel, that more than pleasure's “ My Serepbon's heart shall e'er be mine : 1749.

CYNTHIO, " No more thall Sue her conquests tell; " For I alone Mall bear the bell:

Reasons for taking Physick. No more with me shall Flavia vie,

Ith grumbling gut, and rueful face, Nor Dapperwit my charms defy.' When thus the'd said, away she goes,

place, Perfumes her hair, puts on her clothes : And belch enough, and stink, and stew, By clothes, I mean a birth-day suit;

To make old Cm or W- {pew; Resolv'd to kill, if clothes could do't : You think me, made the doctor's tool, Then to the Op'ra doth repair,

To please a knave, commenc'd a fool. In haste to Thew her borrow'd air.

"What foolish farce (you bid me tell ye) What dire mishap her there befel,

Is wildly acted in my belly,
The Mufe shall speak, my verse shall tell. That honeft beef can't there remain,

While in the garnith'd box me fits, Put Caro-like comes out again ?
A thousand hopes her heart admits;

Or if into the lower region, That this may love, and loving die,

I send my fowl or duck or widgeon ;[warm, And that be smitten with an eye ;

Whilft with the stomach's heat they're That beaux, who coldly look'd before, With wine refrein'd, nor think of harm ;. May fall in love, and her adore,

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WHA' Vacation nigh

Why should a bolus come, like mad wife, The Spaniel's Lamentation for sbe Loss of bia
That leads her liquor'd spouse a sad life,

Master. Wrote at Oxford.
And drives him out from social ale,

THAT time long days and long
From every friend to mild and ftale ;
Then down blind alleys makes him plunge Invite to small-beer, and a father's eye ;
on,

When crusty servants make young students
To stink with her in nasty dungeon ?

curse Let nature ever have her way,

The ling‘ring guineat, and the ready horse : Nor check, nor force her in her play. To L-- Arait th' unwelcome message Can buckt born plump a turkey better?

sped,

[obey'd : Are no geese fat unless they fquitter ?" He heard with forrow, but with harte When wind and limb you're sound, 'tis His hand commands the lanh, his booted true,

heel
My friend, your doctrine then may do : The rowell'd terrors arm of pungent ftsel ;
If you are well, there needs no ftudying, He mounts the steed paternal care supplies,
But with the curate eat your pudding,

From the lath'd steed the lessening College
Yet, if high rauces, or the devil,

fies.

(try'd, Should curse you with scorbutick evil,

This law his dog, for pureft manners
And bring dam'd byps and fevers on, Vigo, the faithful to his master's fide ;
Nor let pure nature act alone;

who firit was skill'd the feather 'd world to You'll soon, with penitential face,

trace, To the kind do&or tell your case :

The gentlelt fawner of the fawning race. You'd never ask him what he brought, Restrain'd, he look'd and longing look'd How large the pill, how foul the draught ;

again ;

(vain. But with each wholsome gripe be pleas’d,

At ev'n he fought him but he fought in
And bless the stink by which you're easid. Sad he returns, his tinking spirits fail,
With stumped broom (age Madge was And drop the vigour of his sprightly tail :
feen

Then lowly fall'n, and on the rugged floor,
To scrub her ompty'd kennel clean ; Close by his lord's now first unop'ning door,
Her yard, she knew, would thence be In many a groan, as many a piteous howl,
sweeter,

He wept the sorrows of his loaded soul. The kennel hold its water better.

Lorentio gone! O firft and greatest ill, With rival art fir Bob, we know,

That heav'n could send, or mortal dog can
Would drain the publick coffers low;

feel !
And wisely purg'd, or bled the state, Is he then gone? and am I left forlorn ?
As butchers calves, to make 'em fat : Still left to live, and only live to mourn?
We prosper'd by this cunning fetch,

Alas! be's gone, wbo only knew to prove,
And all by poverty grew rich.

How men are grateful, and bow dogs can love. Thus, tho' you see me lank and lean, Me to his honeft side wlio now

shall take, "Tis the best way to thrive again ;

And stroke the beauties of my glossy neck ? Tho' empty as my purse my belly,

When distant winds in brewing tempests Round as a dean's 'twill sooner swell ye :

roar,

[Mhow'r? For, put three horses in a pasture,

Who now thall call me from the threatned
The leaner horfe will thrive the faster. My fault'ring limbs if curs'd diseafes fill,
Tho' now my cheeks be pale and fal. Whose care Mall purge me with the friendly
low,

pill?
For that, still ruddier cheeks will follow : Who Thall like him the fever's rage appeale,
Tho' now I'm cover'd o'er with dirt, And gently give the sudorifick ease ?
You'll see me ten times (mugger for't :

Alas! be's gone, wbo only liv'd to prove,
And at myself tho' held my nose is,

How men are grateful, and bow dogs can love. 'Twill make me fragrant as a rose is.

What, tho' the greyhound cheats the
But left on what I say you trample,

hungry 'squire,
Tis well confirm'd by great example. By ven'lon ravish'd from the roasting fire ?
For thus poor Foppling's coarser hands Nor him I envy'd, nor the dogs of ftate,
Obey'd no lady's dear commands ;

With sweet-meats glutted from the costly
Till thrice in dirt and dog-skin laid,

plate. They pleas'd, they charm'd the nicest maid. " My dog, Lorentio faid, the courtier shun,

Thus, rising from her evening prayers, “ And scorn the bread by chameless filate'ry
Celia with cleanly fkill besmears

won,"
Her arms, her breast, her neck and face, And sure, Lorentio was the friendliest lord,
With paint, pomatum, filth and grease; Sure more than plenty deck'd his gen'rous
Else, to her Cad disgrace and forrow,

board.
She'll hardly kill five beaus to-morrow;

With nicer dainties was his table (pread? To-morrow shines an angel bright,

His much lov'd Vi on equal dainties fed. If made a devil on to-night,

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Or fipt he nectar from the sugar'd tea?
The treat nectareous was resery'd for me :

TO certain ATHEIS T. Then was my nose with butter smear'd Ndeed, Mr. C-, it seems very odd, along,

While your eyes view his works, to With butter grateful to the licking tongue.

deny there's a God; But ah ! true happiness was ne'er below; Or affert that our actions he does nor regard, Joy in one cup and mingled sorrows flow : Nor will punish our vice, or our virtue reSbort is my joy, fince envious fate removes

ward :

(this is but true, The man ibar's grateful from the dog that loves. What! no vengeance to come? well-if Well knew Lorentio all the shooter's How happy 'twill be for the devil and you.

part, And first in goodness was the first in art*:

To the Memory of GERSHOM LLOYD, Efq; Well knew each bill, and ev'ry tufty bed,

one of tbe allijtant Judges, and RepresenWhere suck'd the woodcock, or the par

tative for the parish of St. Thomas in the tridge laid,

[game,

East, Jamaica. Ey'n now, methinks, I spring the rising

HEN so much worth to duft and Instant his levell’d tube has fatal aim ;

ashes turns, (mourns ; Instant he fires, the echoing hills resound, The publick loss each gen'rous borom And the proud bird lies humbled on the For this receive, O much-lamented shade, ground.

This nender tribute to thy mem'ry paid; Strait to my lord the flutt'ring prey I And thus while grief on ev'ry brow apbear,

ears, His clapping palm thanks all my studious Accept a stranger's sympathetick tears; care ;

[express A stranger, whose ambitious view could Our mutual looks, our voice, glad eyes

be, The soul of pleasure, and of happiness. To live belov'd, and die rever'd, like thee;

Tbrice bappy, but ibat envious fate removes Like thee, to pass this vale of thorny cares, The man ibat's grateful

from the dog that loves, Amidst the orphans cries, and widows May now wet woodcocks haunt the sunny mead,

For thee they weep, whose ever-friendly Or in cold woods the tender quail he fed :

door May greyhounds tremble from the chasing Ne'er barr'd its entrance from th'imploring hare,

(fear : Whose judgment cou'd discern where merit And swaios amaz'd the shooting pheasant

lay, Each midnight clock may rose-check'd ftu- Tho'clouds of poverty obscur'd the way; dents tell,

Truth, candour, wit, and solid learning And butlers fat with quarts of water swell.

join'd,

(mind; Go, nature, back, firice envious fate removes Sweeten'd his converse, and improv'd his The man tbat's grateful from the dog ibat loves. Cautious to take, and now to give offence, Ah me! my soul what unknown horrors His virtue only cou'd exceed his sense ; seize?

[freeze. The charms of social life his stedfast care, Slow moves my blood, my chilling spirits The tender husband, and the friend sincere; Ah me! too much, too much, alas ! I fear Who wisely knew the paths of vice to fly, What these quick pains and piercing for- And only liv'd, that he might learn to die; rows bear.

And dy'd alone, that he might still survive, - But if it must be romif my short breath Being loft to us, in life eternal live; And fiff'ning limbs presage approach of Poffess'd of all the bright returns that flow death,

From wisdom, truth, and constancy be. To thee, Martino, be my corps assign'd, To thee for ever, and for ever kind: While on the marble, faithful to its trust, Decent interr me with the filent dead; His virtues bloom, and flourish in the duft. Yet let it thus on lasting stone be read, Here Vigo lies, far from bis lord remov'd;

Amar vincit omnia. The man was grateful, and the Spaniel lov'd. An EPIGRA M.

HIS said, when first Love Bill. (See p. 122, 133.)

cast
He turn'd, his skill and pow'r to prove,

Great Jove into a fwan.
His whole declamatory skill

Experience now can fairly thew
So tediously exerted;

That fill the wedding-noose,
The reason's plain-for t'other day

Whether the passion's false or true, He mutiny'd himself, for pay,

Oft makes a man a goose.
And he has twice deferted,

J.H.
PRO:

low ;

On opposing tbe late Mutiny and Desertion 'T' Tocal his dates began,

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PROLOGUE and EPILOGUE YO MEROPE, E PIL OG V E.
a new Tragedy, by Aaron Hill, Esq;

Smoker by Mrs. PRITCH AKD.
PRO LOGUE.

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!!I glad with all my heart, I've scap'd Spoken by 11r, GARRICK.

my wedding T "Ouch'd be your generous hearts, to Glad! cry the mud?--heaven keep such spare this play!

joy from ip'tadig! Where mirth wou'd laugh humanity away. Marriage, (pour things', don't move their Two thousand years our tale bias Mook ihe heart fi cold'y. [jumps boldly itage,

(to age : 'Tis a dark leap, they own but live And mov'd the hearts of Greece, from age Fair fall th' advent 'reis ! l'on no hubid. Ev'n Alexander wept our queen's despair,

hater.

[. or. And, conqu’ror of a world, fat conquer'd Only, be warn'd by me, and wed no there.

[scene, Pain-hunting murinurer ! born to gro:v!, Bid your brave hearts explode th'untinew'd

and crumble !

[cin humble ! Where toys insult a people, born, to No king can pleasc him, and no wife

(paffion'd glow, Sick to the soul, he licaven his kind plyFrom your warm'd nage, demand th' im

Gician! That draws delight from death ; and ure, Earth's ables drugs are lost, upon ambiti no from woe :

[mind,

All Warzuick-Line falls thort :-and to my Lifts, by depression: Tries the tortur'd

knowledge, In grief 's fierce fires; and brings her out, No cure is hop'd for in our fem ile colle e. refin'd.

(distress : So, e'en despair, Sirs ! --for (be plainly Unbow'd by wrongs, bids virtue bear told it)

[to hold it. And rise ftill steadier, as new loads op

When we give out, you've poor pretenice press.

Vainly, the Aage makes war on this Ladies! stand firm, to passion's tenderest wild passion! [are out of fashion. claim :

[flame. 'Twill reign, ------when hoop, and cards Sighs are love's breezy powers, and fan his Stubborn, as woman's will, it scorns Laughing gallants may promise merry lives :

restriction,

[tradiction, But, laughing husbands make you wecping And grows but ten times worse, for conwives,

(yours beit: Shun plotting heads, dear ladies !-all They, whose own hearts can feel, will treat

miscarries,

(night, marriesa And he give pain, who thinks it but a jelt. When one, who hums and haws at mida Nobly weep out,-nor let name's erring Better, plain, downright dunceng bluth

[to gum.

dream, pur'uing: Hold hack the struggling tear that longs One, that means b untiy--and knows, And you *, gay sparklers, of an hour too

what he's doing! short!

Not him, whose factious mind, outsoaring Ye foes to thinking! and ye friends to sport! !

pleasure,

(at leisure. Make it no joke, when penfively distreft, Holds him ftill busiest,-_when his wife's Sighs, in yon circle, lwell the beauteous Better, a sporifman, suund of wind, and brcast.

hearly,

[with party! Force, to the finest face, such forrow lends : Better, Sir for, -than spouse dry-drunk, Pity, and innocence, are borom friends. A hunting husband hallows------and you No smile, but love's, shou'd meet the tear

bear him.

[ their him. touch'd eye,

[drops lie.

A drunken deary Nag-gers
Where, lodg'd on beauty, virtue's dew. Each, --conscious of his wife, takes care, to
But, when deep anguith shakes a feeling

make her,
mind,

[bchind! One way or other-an indulg'd partaker. How must it ake, - for laughers heard But, your fage, saturnine, ambitious Why shou'd men dream, that only mirth

lover

[discover, can please?

[disease. Keeps no one fecret, woman wou'd No jokeful wag e'er laugh'd off life's No.--He's a deep, dark, pentive, com. Sick’ning to sadness, foon or late comes

fort-hater: care ;

[despair. As very a Polipbontes--as my traitor! And he who flies from thought, will meet Stranger at home, he strolls abroad!, for "Tis the pale coward's curse, to start in vain ;

blessing :

(potiesling. And think, postponing is escaping pain. And holds whate'er he bas not worth Courage, that weighs misfortune, finds it Freedom, and mirth, and fiealth, and joy, light;

--despises !

[wife is! And, half-admitting, you disarm it quite. And scorns all rohe, lo pro-found-ly Oh, rave strong sentiments ; approve their At length, thank heaven! he dies : kind

[claim.

vapouts Atrike him: (like him. And aid, with generous hand, the muse's And leaves behind, --ien thousand madmen, April, 1749.

Bb

THE # To be Beasta

and you

Aame;

THE

Monthly Chronologer.

man.

Willy;

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N Marcb 25, Josiah Fearn

and Robert Fawthorp were
executed for murder at
Turk: The former folemn.
ly declar'd that what he

did, whereby the deceasid
came by his death, was in his own defence ;
and the latter, who was convicted upon cir
cumstantial evidence of the murder of two
women, denied the fact to the last.

On the zoth the experiment was made at Windsor between the English and Saxon cannon, before his royal highness the duke of Cumberland, the duke of Montague, duke of Ricbmond, earl of Sandwicb, and several other persons of quality; of which we had the following account. It began with two 12 pounders, one Englip, the other Saxon, by firing at a target of about a foot diameter, at 700 yards distance. The English was first fired, and after repeated trials it appear'd, that the Saxon piece not only came nearer to the mark, but carried the balls farther without grazing, and forc'd them deeper into the butt. Then an English 24 pounder was fir'd, which, after missing re. veral times, hit the center of the target. Two 6 pounders, one English the other Saxon, were now placed at the distance of 500 yards from the mark, and in two fires the English gun Mot one ball into the butt, but the Saxon piece carried one into the butt, and the other thro' the very hole which the 24 pounder had made in the center of the target. In the experiment of quick firing, the English piece was 12 minutes in firing 86 times, and the Saxon was discharg'd 46 times in five minutes, when the carriage broke: On which his royal highness ordered both the guns to be dir. mounted, and loaded with five pounds of powder each, which broke the Saxon gun ; but the English gun stood the firing after wards with six pounds.

SATURDAY, April 1. The young princess, daughter of their royal highnesses the prince and princess of Waks, was christend at Leicefter-boufe, by the name of Louisa-Anne ; the prinoe of H-fle, the princes of Orange, and the queen of Denmark being sponsors. (See p. 141.)

TUESDAY, 4. William Hunt, Erg; was chosen governor, and Benjamin Letbieullier, Esq; deputy-governor of the Bank.

WEDNESDAY, 45. The following gentlement were chosen directors, viz. Bryan Benjori, Stamp Bropesa

bank, Matthew Beacberoft, Merrick Burrel, Tbo. Cooke, Richard Chifzell, jun. W. Fawkener, Rob. Narleton, Cbr. Suvage, Tbeopb. Salwy, Alex. Sbeafe, Jobn South, Peter Thomas, Godfrey Thornton, I bomas i bately, John Weylind, Barıb. Burton, Yobn Eaton Dodsworib, Henry Herring, Berij. Languet, Rob. Mars, ja. Spilman, Ju. Theobald, Esqrs, and Tlo. Winterbottom, E!q; Alder

The last are new ones. The same day the following gentlemen were chosen directors of the East India company, viz. W. Bakır Esq; Ald. Rob. Bootle, Ricb. Cbauncry, Eqrs. *Sir Ja. Crced, Knt. *Cba. Cutrs, Roger Drake, Sam. Feake, * Abel Fonnereau, Peter Golfrey, *Cba. Gougb, * John Hope, Micb. Impey, Ste. Low, * Nicb. Linwood, Wm. Mabboi, Nathaniel Newnbam, jun. * Jobs Payne, Tbo. Phipps, * Jones Raymond, William Rider, * Jobs Tbornion, Wbic cott Turner, Wm. and ja. Winter, Esqrs. Those mark'd with are new ones.

The lord mayor, aldermen, and common-council-men of the city of London, waited on their soyal highnefies the prince and princess of Wales, at Leicester-bouse, congratulate them on the birth of a princels; when Ricbard Adams, Esq; their recorder, made their compliments in the following speech. May it please your royal bigbnesses,

E the lord mayor, aldermen, and London, beg leave to attend your royal highnesses, to express our fincerelt joy on the increase of his majesty's family, by the birth of a princess, and on the happy recovery of your royal highness,

May this princess, form’d by his majesty's
and your bright example, become the de.
light of his majesty and your royal high-
nefres. May she study to imitate the piety
and virtues of her royal progenitors, and
long live to experience your royal high-
nelles tender love and affection for her.
To which his royal highness return'd the

following answer.
My lord and gentlemen,
I

Return you my tbanks, and ibose of rbe prin.

cess, for sbis new inftar.ce of your duty to ebe king, and regard to us.

The love you bave for my cbildren is ebe greatest jzy to me. May it encrease ; and may tbey always deserve it, by obeir confiant adrerence to ibe laws and liberties of the country

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