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attempts against them, yet the Spaniards looked upon only as the bashaws or vice. having before taken Oran, and some other

roys of the Port, places on the coast, the Moors, fearing they But these deys, at last, setting up for inshould be entirely conquered, had called dependency, and being supported in it by in to their assistance the famous Turkiji pi- the military men, they are all now become, rate Barbaroja, who readily affitted them in a manner, absolute monarchs, but chanagainst the Cbriftians ; but in such a manner ged, nevertheless, at the pleasure of the as the Saxons formerly assisted the Britons. more absolute soldiery. For having repulsed their enemies, he u- The grand fignior lias not so much as an surped the government of Algiers, and officer now at Algiers ; but in Tunis and treated the people as conquered Naves. Tripoli, which lie nearer to Egypt, he has

His brother Hyradin Barbarolla soon af. still bashaws, and exacts some acknowledge ter obtained the government of Tunis, and ment from them. a third piratical Turk made himself ir:after These three states have continued con. of Tripoli. From these pirates, and the stantly to prey on the Spaniards, with Turkish renegadoes, a successive tyranny whom they have been perpetually at war, has been ever once maintained over the ever since the loss of Granada ; their success Moors of those countries.

against the Spaniards tempted them to The Turkish pirates were at first sup- make prizes of other Christian Tips, and ported by the grand lignior, who claimed they are now the cnemies of all Christians, the sovereignty over the whole coast. The who do not purchase their friendship with deys, whom the soldiery elected, were costly presents.

A SOLUTION of the QUESTION, p. 271.

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A, and Dg, and, in the right angled Triangles A B and DEC, will be given, the Hypothenuses

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the Bases respectiveP 9


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O DE for Musick, performed in tbe Senate. To list fair science to a loftier seat,

House at Cambridge, July 1, 1749, at Or stretch to ampler bounds the wide do. tbe Inftallation of bis Grace Thomas

main of art. Holles, Duke of Newcastle, Chancellor of Air. 3. These, the best blossoms of the ibe Univerfity. By Mr. Malon, Fellow

virtuous mind,
of Pembroke Hall. Set 10 Mufick by Mr.

She culls with talle refin'd;
Boyce, Composer 10 bis Majelly.

From their ambrosial bloom

With bee-like skill the draws with richi I.

perfume, Recitative.

And blends the sweets they all convey ERE all thy active fires diffuse,

In the soft balm of her mellifluous lay.

Hither descend from yonder orient sky, Recil. Is there a clime, where all these
Cloth'd in thy heav'n-wove robe of har-

beauties rise

[eyes! mony.

In one collected radiance to her Air J. Come, imperial queen of song;

Is there a plain, whole genial roul Come with all that free-born grace,

inhales Which lifts thee from the servile

Glory's invigorating gales, throng,

Her brightest beams where emulatica Who meanly mimick thy majestick pace :


[theds, That glance of dignity divine,

Her kindliest dews where science Which speaks thee of celestial line

Where ev'ry stream of Gerius Proclaims thee inmate of the sky,


[glows ? Daughter of Jove and Liberty,

Where ev'ry flower of Virtue II.

Thither the Musc exulting flies,
Recit. The elevated soul, who feels

There she loudly cries
Thy awful impulse, walks the fragrant ways Cborus 1. All hail, all hail,

Of honest unpolluted praise : Majestick Granta ! hail thy awful name,

He with impartial justice deals Dear to the Muse, to Liberty, to Fame. The blooming chaplets of immor.

VI. tal lays :

Recil. You too, illustrious train, the greets, He dies above ambition's low carreer;

Who first in these inspiring seats And nobly thron'd in Trutb's me- Caught the bright beams of that the. ridian sphere,

[rected aim, Thence, with a bold and heav'n-di- Which now sublimely prompts you to Full on fair Virtue's thrine he pours the rays


[Mield of Fame,

To deeds of noblest note : whether to III.

Your country's liberties, your country's Air 2. Goddess! thy piercing eye explores.

laws; The radiant range of Beauty's stores,

Or in religion's hallow'd cause The steep ascent of pine.clad hills, To hur) the shafts of reason, and to weild The filver Nope of falling rills ; Those heav'nly. temper'd arms, whose Catches each lively-colour'd grace,

rapid force The crimson of the wood-nymphs Arrests base falfhood in her impious course, face,

And drives rebellious vice indignant from The verdure of the velvet lawn,

the field. The purple in the eastern dawn,

VII. Or all those tints, which, rang'd in vi- Air 4. And now fhe tunes her plausive song vid glow,


To you her sage domestick throng ; Mark the bold sweep of the celestial Who here, at learning's richest IV.

shrine, Recit. But chief the lists her tuneful trans.

Dispense to each ingenuous youth ports high,

The treasures of immortal truth, When to her intellectual eye

And open wisdom's golden mine.
The mental beauties rise in moral dignity :

Recit. Each youth inspir'd by your persua.
The sacred zeal for Freedom's cause,
That fires the glowing patriot's Clasps the dear form of Vigtue to his

The honest pride, that plumes the

And feels in his transported soul hero's crest,


Enthusiastick raptures roll,
When for his country's aid the steel he

Gen'rous as those the fons of Cecrops
Or that, the calm yet active heat,


[cad thought. With which mild Genius warms the In hoar Lyceum's Hades from Plato's fire{ages heart,


rial fire,

five art,



When to Vuurball and Ranelagh we go, Air 5. O Granta! on thy happy plain We melt in ecítacy with Beard and Lowe:

Still may these derick glories reign : Each breast imbibes the thrilling vesper's
Still mayst thou keep thy wonted


Receipts for cuckoldom, and virgin Snares, In unaffected grandeur great ;

See Ranger, born all action to express, Revit. Great as at this illustrious hour, By talle enchanted with a dance and dress,

When be, whom George's well. Submits to fix, his passion to relieve,
weigh'd choice

And drudge thro' wedlock's duty with his
And Albion's gon'ral voice


(town, Have lifted to the faireft heights of While farce and feedle-fee enfross the pow'r,

And Shak.Jpear's train but show and When be appears, and deigns to rhino

then goes down, The leader of thy learned line ; The cits to Cuper's hurry with their spoules, And bids the verdure of thy olive bough And Hough displays his talents to full Mid all his civick chaplets twine,

houles. And add freíh glories to his honour'd brow. Is not this tafterefin'd-heyond dispute ? IX.

'Tis Britain's taste: Ye criticks all be dir 6. Haste then, and amply o'er his


[I hope ; head

Trite stuff, you say. Well, this is new, The graceful foliage spread ; We've kept our jubilee before the pope : Meanwhile the Muse Thall snatch the trump In modern dress we mask old-fathion'd of Fame,

vice, And lift her swelling accents high, And ev'ry toy in taste commands its price.

To tell the world that Pelbam's name How I forget !--Your pardon, Mr Foote; Is dear to learning as to liberty.

We are your tricks, and puppet - News Full Cbarus. The Muse fball snatch tbe trump

to boot.

[ftage, of Fame,

In mort, from Britain's St-rage to her And lifi ber swelling accents Such talte no nation ever law, no age : kigh,

{name We try it now; and, if this trifle hit, Toiellebe world thar Pelham's Courage, my friends, your taste will be Is dar 10 learning as ro liberig.

compleat, Epilogue to the Ticar, designid to accompany A Country QUARTER SEssions. small dramatick Piece net yet publißed. "HREE or four parsons, three or four


(rhines, Three or four lawyers, three or four syars; When fatire points the most unpolith'd Three or four parishes, bringing appeals, Tho' fancy shiits her scenes with welcomo Three or four hands, and three or four seals; halte,

Three or four bastards, three or four whores, I come, ye bcaux, to vindicate your taste. Tag, rag, and bob-tail, three or four scores; In national politeness we advance

Three or four bulis, and three or four cows Court Algerines ; send hostages to France ; Three or four orders, three or four bows; To save the Dutcb contribute two for one ; Three or four statutes, not understood, Oblige all neighbours; are oblig'd by none. Three or four paupers, praying for food; In publick works what taite may we Three or four roads, that never were mended alledge !

Three or four scolds and the sessions is Without a bottom we construct a bridge :

ended. Our city manfion who does not admire ; On Mr, STANLEY, ebe celebrated blind Ore And Wellminfier's (wo towers without a

ganist. spire

HILE at his birth, the heavenly Who built a canvas palace for a blaze ?

Were they not Britons ! Did not Britons Use all their sacred skill,
gaze ?

To teach their Stanley sounds divine,
Who hir'd Italians, fam'd for op'ra skill, And rhapsody at will ;
That wond'rous work to finish ?-Britons Would you make man a demigod,

Envy malignant cries ;
Let Cum and Ifis plead their high deserts, And with her snake envenom'd rod
Who's first in learning, loyalty, and arts; Robb'd the young bard of eyes.
Polirer tafe scorns rivalship so muddy : Pbæbus heheld-and glow'd with ire ;
In Broughton's academy Britons Nudy ;

But to redress the hlow, Tliey (mack the whip ; the cards they Bid him command the heaven. strung lyre, muffe well;

His deputy below! Andlords grew proud at cricket to excel.

CHA dire mo ibe orders about the difimperd cake.

Too long provok'd in these cerforicus T

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In all his robes, with all his glory on, Parapbrase on tbe 13eb of ibe if Epifle to Seated sublime on his meridian throne. obe Corinthians.

Then, constant fairb and holy bope thall ID sweeter founds adorn my flowing

die, D tongue,

One lost in certainty, and one in joy: Than ever man pronounc'd, or angel sung; Whilft thou, more happy pow'r, fair charity, Had I all knowledge, human and divino, Triumphant filter, greatest of the obrer, That thought can reach, or science can de. Thy ofice, and thy nature still the same, fine ;

[birth, Lalling thy lamp, and unconfum'd t'iy And had I pow's to give that knowledge


{felt, In all the speeches of the babbling earth : Shale ftill survive, shalt be in heav'n cunDid Sbedracb's zeal my glowing breast in- For ever blessing, and for ever bleft. spire,

An ODE 10 SOLITUDE. To weary tortures, and rejoice in fire :

O Tand partner of our care,

Thou, the bright'ner of our joys,
Or had I fairb like that which Israel law,
When Mofes gave them miracles, and law: Thrice gentle goddess of the grott,
Yet, gracious cbarity, indulgent guest,

Vouchsafe the muse an ear : (tongue, Were not thy pow'r exerted in my breast, Thou to fost numbers first didit torın her Those speeches would send up unheeded Thine be the tribute of the artless song. pray'r,

(spair ; Like heav'n's, the blessings thou prepar', That scorn of life would be but wild dea Are free and unconhn'd; A cymbal's sound were better than my Yer scorn'd like them by wayward man, voice ;

(noise. How few those blessings find ! My faitb were form, my eloquence were Stranger to thee che coward and the knave,

Charity, decent, modeit, ealy, kind, Thy friends, thy favourites, are the good and Softens the high, and rears the abject mindz

Knows with just reins, and cyen hand to Lo! fair ey'd innocence, for thee

The busy worldling fies :
Betwixt vile shame, and arbitrary pride. - And in thy shades emborom'd, reeks
Not foon provok'd, me easily forgives,

The soul's serener joys:
And much the suffers, as the much believes. Joys, which alone thy steps, O virtue, wait ;
Soft peace the brings wherever The arrives : II)-sought in courts, where folly charms the
She builds our quiet, as the forms our lives;

great. Lays the rough paths of peevith nature even ; The virgin, whose deluded heart And opens in each breast a little heav'n.

Laments a lover flown ; Each other gift, which God on man be- Or happier fair, whose bosom pants ftows,

(knows ; for transports yet unknown, Its proper bounds, and due restriction Thy sovereign power alternately declare, To one fixt purpose dedicates its pow'r, To smooth wild extafy, or gild despair. And finishing its act exists no more.

The good old fage, whose evening stepe Thus in obedience to what heav'n decrees,

Deputed angels guard, Knowledge Mall fail, and prophecy Thall Thy joys thall ort with rapture fing, ceare :

So oft with rapture Thar'd: But lasting cbarity's more ample sway, Whilft to astonish'd crouds this truth he tells, Nor bound by time, nor subject to decay, How seraphis flights are found in hermits cells. In happy triumph shall for ever live,

Nor less shall thee the bard proclaim,
And endless good diffuse, and endless praise Joint parent of his verse ;

Whether he sing of Stella's charms,
As thro' the artist's intervening glass,

Or heavenly strains rehearse;
Our eye observes the distant planets pass; Whose balms alike his each attempt inspire,
A little we discover, but allow,

Sweeten the sonnet, or the anthem fire. That more remains unseen, than art can Thee Mall the worthy and the good Thow : [improve, In every age adore,

(vance So, whilst our mind its knowledge would When kings shall smile, and crouds ad. (ics feeble eye intent on things above)

The giddy thout no more : High as we may, we lift our reason up, For genuine joy to folitude resorts, By faith directed, and confirm'd by bope. And leaves to vanity the blaze of courts. Yet are we able only to survey

Then (oh!) whilst youth and vigour (tring Dawnings of beams, and promises of day. These nerves, and warm this heart! Heav'n's fuller effluence mocks our dazzled E’er fickening nature feel the Kroke fight ;

[light. Of time in every part, Too great its swiftness, and too strong its Here stay my choice, kind heav'n, where But soon the mediate clouds shall be dil.

peace is found, pell’d :

And joys, best emblems of thy own, abound. The lon Mall roon be face to face beheld,

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q move, And the swain bragg'd his heart was a stranger to love, J!

3. New charms he discover'd, as more the Now proud to be conquer'd, he sighs for was known,

the fair,

(her: Her face grew a wonder, her taste was his Grows dull to all pleasure, but being with Her manners were gentle, her fense was He's mute, while his heart-strings are rearefind, [in hier mind;

dy to break, And oh! what dear virtues beam'd forth For fear of offending forbids him to fpeak; Yet ftill for the fanction of friencihip he And wanders a willing example to prove. strove, (was love.

(lave Till a figh give the omen, and Mew'd it That friendihip with woman, is fifter ce

lover thus conquer'd can ne'er give offence,
Not a dupe to her (miles, but a slave to her sense :
His pafsion, nor wrinhles, nor age can allay,
Since founded on that which can never diecay ;
And time, that will beauty's short empire reraove,
Increasing her realon, increases his love,

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