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as if a blistering plaifter had been applied Port Royal harbour, in this isand, one of to it. But the redness disappeared in a few the finest in obe world, wbere 500 fail of minutes after, the patient palled the night phips may alrways ride Sufi. The island is with less pain and noise, and was perfectly over-grown with wood, but remarkably cured of his disorder.

healthful, and not near so hot as Jamaica, A foolman belonging to the said doctor, there being trong casterly winds here combeing taken suddenly ill of a violent pain in moniy to cool it. the head which continued many hours, he


It has plenty of excellent water, a great was thereupon electrified, the doctor caufing number of wild hogs and deer, ducks, teal, the sparks of fire to issue from the temple pixeons, and parrots; and the sea abounds wherein the pain was selt. The part ap. with hín of all kinds, particularly crabz peared red, the pain abated; in three

fish and wild turtle. Here are cocoa-nuis, hours it was intirely gone, and has never wild-tigs and vines, &c. returned lince. A woman that oursed one of the doc

Extrait of a Letter from a Geneleman as tor's children, having had a moft grievous

Chebudio in Nova Scotia, to bis Farber, disorder in lier eyes for some months, with B

dared Mugust 19. a continual running of water from one of HIS place, tho' lonely at first, is them, and a constant pain over the eye-lid, now become popular, for schooners came to the doctor for advice ; who im- and noops from New-England come in mediately electrified her, bringing out the daily, like a lwarm of bees, with all sorts fiery sparks about the eye and eye lid, of things ; what people may think in whereby the eye appeared very much blood- England of this settlement, I know not i Mot; but that went off in 7 or 8 minutes. but so far I can say in its favour, without The woman felt less pain the following c partiality, that it will be, in a very few night, and opened her eye in the morning years, a flourishing place ; for there are all more easily, and without being obliged to the allurements in the world for inhabi. wipe it, as she did before : The wairy tants to come and settle here. The climate humour and pain were much diminithed; is healthiol, and more ro than in England, and the doctor hoped, that, by repeating

The foil is fertile and capable of producing the operation twice more, he mould be all manner of grain and roots, and here is able to cure her quité.

fresh water and rivers in the greatest abuns Dr. Bruni gives next his information

dance. (Scop. 412.) from Rome; which is, that a gentleman D I was highly entertained the other day there cover'd the internal surface of a cy. with the right of fome Indian chiefs from linder of glass (which some use instead of St. John's.-- They are quite different from a globe) with a purgative medicine; and

the Indian tribe about this part of the con. thac a man, electrified therewith, found tinent, Itelieve you have read of Hora on the spot the same effects as if he had

rentors about the Cape of Good Hope ; they swallowed the medicine.

are in marners and dress not inferior to

them; their faces are rubbed over with verA hore DESCRIPTION of tbe Ipand of e million, and a-cross their nose and forehead R ATT A N, extracted from The

are regularly drawn black lines, to beautify System of Geography, Vol. II. p. 604.

themselves the more: Their ears are bored U ATAN, or Ratlan, is an island in

full of holes, and adorned with tobacco the bay of Honduras, which was pipes, and ribbons of different colours ; desart, and only the resort of pirates, till

their cloaths are of the righe homespuna a few years ago, when the English began a grey, but intolerably ragged : The Frenco settlement on it. It lies 8 leagues from supply them with those articles : Their went by fouth from Jamaica. It is about F the menThey are entire

drunkards, and the Mosquito thore, and about 2co leagues

Squaws or women dress equally as gay as 30 miles long, and 13 broad; naturally

never cease drinking spiritvous liquors as fortified with rocks and shoals, except the long as they can get it, They came on entrance of it, so narrow chat only a single

board to the governor in great form, and Thip can pass it at a time, which was to be

ratified a treaty of peace figned by their guarded by two fórts. The view of this

predecessors in 1726 : After that was done,. settlement was not only to secure a great presents were made in ample form, and trade in the log-wood, but to traffick with

they went on board the man of war, the Spaniards at Guatimala, for cochineal, G where they solaced themselves with finging indico, &c. For this purpose 300 land

and dancing; as to their songs, it is one

continued bellowing and noile : Upoa forces, under major Confeld, fail’d from Jamaica the 13th of August, 1742, under

their coming off, the man of war gave

them a falute of 17 guns, as likewise dich convoy of the Litchfield, and five other men of war, and on the 23d arrived at

the same upon their going on board: They Q022


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expressed a great deal of satisfa&tion by All the operations of government ougby their odd gestures at the honour done to begin with the mind; which being them ; so they were discharged, and sent render'd docile, would also become ma

3 in one of Col. Gorebam's Noops to Se. nageable ; whence good babi's would be Fobn's, with presents to the rest of their fuperinduc'd on ill; and vigilance would tribes.

become almof the only duty of those ac

the helm. Cause and f-9 have the same From tbe Remembrancer, Od. 14.

relation in pokricks as in pbyficks: And IQ А

apply a scripture.phrase, if we have eaten T Hemisocles disdain'd to vie with the four grapes, we are not to wonder thaç

trisiers of Albers in those inûgnifi. our childrens teeth are set on edge. cancies which they were pleased to call We thould be taught, first, to value inaccompliments : Bui, said he, put a poor nocence above all things, because the loss and languid city under my care, and I will of it is irrecoverable : We Mould be taught ronder it rieb and briving. And, indeed, to love virtue for its beauty, not to revere it is this kind of ability, and a suitable it thro' the influence of terror : The man application of it, that alone constitutes a of probity ought to be esteemed the only great and able politician, whether minister B man of honour : As idleness ought to be or patriot.

held criminal in the poor, worthiessness I have fated these characters as op- should be held scandalous in the rich : pofires, in conformity to modern accep

Ricles (hovid be connected with honour or tation; but there is no necessity they not, according as they had been acquirid, should be such : To be a patriot of the or according as they were us'd: He that firit rank, a man ought to have power and confounded his patrimony, thould forteit authority, as well as underítanding and his rank and dignity: And as no crime purpose: To complain, without being able


Thould go unpunith'd, ro no merit or (erto effectuate, may argue a good head, and vice, that deserved national notice, should a good heart; but then it argues impotence be disappointed of a national reward, at the same time : And tho' there is much Theie may be call'd romantick notions, merit in a good intention, there is much in this giddy and diffolute age: But that more in a good action.

government does not deserve the name it But the very ideas of policy and patriotism affumes, under which they are either in seem to be no longer understood : Wholo. disgrace or disuse. ever wriggles himself into power, by the If private reftitude and private usefulworst arts, and applies it to the worst pur. Dness do not constitute publick happiness, pores, provided he can maintain himself they go a great way towards it: And if, in poffeffion, is called a politician : And, together with a constant and uniform obon the other hand, whoever clamours in fervance of such maxims as there, it was the name, and on the behalf of the puh. the conftant and uniform study of kings, lick, against the abuses and opprefsions of ministers, and senates, to put the people the times, arrogates to himself the title of into such a state of affluence, as might pairio? ; and tho'known to be, perhaps, always enable them to supply the wants of the most useless, worthless, or pernicious E the government ; and so to regulate those of beings, in all other respects, infifts on wants, that they mould rarely, if ever, being received as the most meritorious of become burdensome to the people, the. Commonwealib/men.

basis of such a government would be everIn a former paper, it is said to be the lasting; and it might be said, without any duty of government, to protect individuals violation to truth, that it was derived from against the frauds and oppressions of one God himrelf. anotier : As also to protect the publick The remainder of the paper is to thew, against the encroachments and depredati- how private rectitude and private usefulness ons of publick enemies : And I Mall now F contribute to publick happiness. He in add, That it is also the duty of govern- stances in Sutton, Grejbom, and other ment to protect a man against himself ; adventurers, the founders or pilomoters that is to say, against his own pallions, of our trade and commerce ; and Sir follies, and vices. To make a rope of Ricbard Cox, the father of the linen-ma. Sand, is a strong, proverbial expression, facture in Ireland: But complains of the to exemplify an impossibility : And it is present high duties on our manufactures, altogether as possible to make a rope of and that the product of the impofitions {and, as to form a thriving community of G upon our vices is now so immense, and unprincipled men, whose common en. our annual necessities so great, that our deavour it is to supplant and ruin one ms would tell us, the government another.

would be undone if they were supprefied.

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Ev'n faction's self that worth immense B, the DEATH of Sir WATKIN


(bless'd. WILLIAMS WYNNE, Bart By all, who lov'd their country, loved and T. EDWARD KYNNASTON, E/?; Knight

Long in the senate, to constituents juft,

He well discharg'd the delegated trust : of the Sbire for ibe County of Montgo

His heart the love of liberty inspir'd, mery.

Briglic honour guided, and fair virtue fir'd: His faltem accumulem donis, & fungar inani

He ftrenuous Grove t'assert her injur'd Munere,

laws ; Virg,

And toil'd unweary'd, in Britannia's cause; THIS humble dirge, O Kynnafton! at- In her defence, his gen'rous bolom glow'd;

In her fupport, his streams of bounty The first of patriots, and the best of friends,

flow'd. Whole loss while you,-ah fatal loss be. Religion's due he reverently paid, moan,

And social duties which on man are laid : Give me to mix my sorrows with your own. Continual plenty did his seats afford; Thou, (1) goddess, guardian of the What numbers (har'd the hospitable board? fun'ral thrines !

Bounteous to all ;-but if the needy cry'd, With moving accents (well the plaintive lines, Largely their wants his lib'ral hand supInspire with ev'ry sentiment of woe,

ply'd. And let the lays in mournful measures flow; Where e'er oppress'd, a helpless object lay, For these lament that dreadful. Atroke, which He, pitying, pofted swift relief away; gave

Where e'er reduc'd, neglected virtue The firmeft Bricon, an untimely grave.


(turn'd; This dire milhap the regions round de- Where e'er blind fortune from true merie plore ;

{bore ! Where aged poor hung tott'ring o'er the Ló! ree-girt' (2) Mona weeps the race the

grave, Where (3) Snowdon's tow'ring tops invade Unask'd, he aided, and unseen, he gave. the skies;

(rife, Scenes of domestick woe the muse forbears, Where (4) Ordovican heights so num'rous Aflictions, pungent pangs, whole floods of There the sad swains their much lov'd lord

tears, bewail,

An agonizing heart, grief.clouded charms, And, deeply griev'd, relate the doleful tale ; The tender pledge clasp'd in maternal arms; With hoarser murmurs roll the frequent May heav'n, regardful of a pious pray'r, rills,

Make that small remnant its peculiar care, And, more than echoes, echo on the hills. And from the SIRE, what was abridg'd by (5) Sabrina's vales, the wide (6) Carnavian

fate, plains,

(tive strains ; Be the fpace added to this infant's date. And (7) Gomer's. Mount resound with plain- O Kynnaston ! in vain we still deplore, No mock like this, can (8) Cambrian annals And image what we must behold no more; tell,

[lin fell : That free deportment, fo humanely kind, Since that fam'd prince, their laft LEWEL- That graceful aspect, with that ample mind. AU 9) Guinedd mourns great (10) Curodocus' Biest manes ! now you wing the ætherial fon,

way, Old (11) Deva droops,--this kind protec- To climes coelestial, realms of brightest day, tor gone ;

[flow, Where dwell brave guardians of their anHer forrowing nreams, as they to ocean

cient laws, Hear Thames and Ifis tell their mighty woe ; Chiefs Itill devoted to their country's cause; For Tbames' (12) Augusta loy'd the patriot's Firmly attach'd to love of truth fincere, name,

Great minds unshaken, or by hope or fear; And (13) Ifis fons immortalize his fame. With these you join, by bent congenial Ah, fate severe ! alas! we must refign!

mov'd, And had, O WILLIAMS! Neftor's years And full enjoy that liberty you lov’d. been thine,

Accept, dear made ! these artless lays, Yet Neftor's years had been too short a race,

receive Each British soul had moan'd the scanty This only tribute which a friend can give : space ;

Tho (1) Melpomene, one of the nine muses : She prefided over mournful folemnities. (2) Anglesey, wbere ibe ancepiors of Ibe deceased resided for many generations. (3) A bill in Carnarvonshire, one of the bigbej in Britain. (4) Tbe Ordovices inbabited Flintshire, Denbighshire, Carnarvonshire, and Merioneththire. (5) Tbe river Severn. (6) Cora navia comprebended obe counties of Warwick, Worcester, Salop, Stafford, and Chester, (7) Montgomery. (8) The principality of Wales. (9) North Wales, (10) This family of ibe Williams's derive ebemselves from Caradoc Hardh, a prince, or antient Briting fbuftoin. (11) Chester, (12) London,

(13) The principal river at Oxford,

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Tho' fnatch'd, alas! from our defiring eyes,

(0! Middletor, let Britain fing thy praise,
Still in my breast thy lov'd memorial lies, Ruin'd yourself, a general good to raise ;
By sacred friendship faithfully inurn’d, Let thy great deeds for ever be the thepre
For ever honour'd, and for ever mourn'd. Of those who taste the comfortable stream:

Then while cach bard thy glorious works
Advice to a LADY upon the Deatb of ber rehearle,

Your fame (hall live in never dying verse,
HAT, still these mournful plaints, ,

While murmuring thro' the richly fertile

[lighs ! ground
These direful piercing groans, and scalding Thygenerous work re-echo's back the sound.)

This energy of grief's, alas ! in vain, Here swains and nymphs on holidays
'Twill never, never bring him back again. repair
Hark, fair one, but to these seraphick lays !

To breathe the sweets of unpolluted air ; Your drooping foul I'll from the bed of Here youthful lovers melt the yielding lals. sorrow raise.

With amorous kitles on the verdant goals; Behold yon azure roof, whole radiant Here Daman tunes his pipe, here Chloe fings light,

Enlivening numbers to th' exulting strings. With wond'rous glory terminates the fight;. Charm'd with the rapt'rous notes, the There dwells a lover of majestick gracs,

herds around Beauteous his form, ineffable his face, In filent wonder hear the heavenly found ; Extatick all his charms, so good, so kind,

Fierce wolves and gentle lambs together You never can addiess, but will acceptance


From diftant vales to hear the tunelui A boundless passion, there you may expand,

Extatick raptures usual tears afswage, Rapid as floods, which mores nor rocks And rav'nous Reynard hears away his rage. withstand ;

Not e'en when Orpbeus sougit his confort An object find, for all your valt desire,

loft Whole soft returns of bliss will fan the fire: Around the dens of the infernal coast, There fix your thoughts, that source of Tho'o'er stern Proferpine he could prevail, light adore,

(you more, And triumph'd over furies, death and hell; And lighs and tears shall ne'er africt Ev'n he, bright maid, to you could ne'er Fill'd with tumultuous joys, you ne'er


(clear: conceiv'd before.

His notes less pleasing and his sounds less

'The mufes greater pow's to Chloe's giv'n, A PANEGYRICK on a LOUSE.

Here sclemn airs can raise a soul to heav'n,

Thy streams, O Miudason! the song in."
In the Stile of Milton.


Augment her voice and animate the lyre : Or who on taylors' pericranium The murturing noise makes louder numcrawl'st,

bers rise,

[tkics. Luxurious animal! whose daily food And fills with echoing sounds the ambient The richest emanations are of man,

1. G. Which from th'imperial seat of reason fow, Beneath the poet's rectilineal wig,

Upon the sight of these H'ords, writ on a When to the filent, solitary gloom

Grave-fione, As I am, fo thalt thou be. Of his aerial manfion he ascends,

ND must I then a loathsome carcass Thou rid'st triumphant ; his companion

A be,

(thee fole,

Stench and corruption, and abhor'd like
His labour's confort, and invention's aid : Must worms gorge on this fiefh, and then,
For when the peevish muse her help denies, alas !
And dinner hangs dependent on a rhyme, To mould'ring earth this noble fabrick pass?
He, by the pleasing titillation mov'd, No more rejoice at morn's approaching
Scratches the with'd idea from his brain." light,
Shall he in dedications daub a lord,

Confin'd to silence and eternal night?
Or sing his mistress in the jocund ode, Laid in the lonely chamber of a grave,
And vainly to himself ascribe the Atrain ? Despis’d and crod upon hy ev'ry Nave?
Ungrateful bard! to thee of right belong Soft numbers touch'd upon the dancing
His lordship's virtues and Aurelia's charms, ftring,

(bring? To thee, his best of patrons, muses, friends. No more their tuneful, sprightly pleasures

Nor Sylvia, tho' her form with angels vies, On bearing Miss fing in the Fields.

Strike me with raptures thro' my dark'ned LONG these banks, where rural bliss eyes?

Nor Cyprus, nor Frontiniac wines, with mirth In artful course, a bounteous river * glides. Regale my palate, turn'd, alas ! to earth

Nor # The New-River.

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Nor hear the chearful voice of friends again, A CALVINISTICAL REFLECTION. Nor sense of their indulgent love retain ?


guilty , Nor pointed wit, in charming Converse Theori pure my hands, and free from (hine,

And indisolv'd each socialtie remains : Nor taste the inspirations of the nine ? Altho' no husband mourns his injur'd bed, Unnam'd, unnoted, in thy wretched care, Nor pines with grief the violated maid: Expung'd and cancel'd out from human

Altho' I pay each just return I owe,

[cease, And, sympathetick, seel another's woe; Then be it lo!

defires will also

With liberal hand fuftain the needy poor; Nor mall I want, altho' I have not there ; And age and sickness bless my op'ning door: No sorrow, fickness, grief, no cruel pain,

Tho' each complaint, each bursting ligke Shall in that peaceful state afflict again ;

I hear, But having lain a while disolv'd in reft,

Melt for each want, and pity ev'ry tear : I Mall awake again amongst the bleft.

Yet some dark tenet shouid I disbelieve,

Or dare to doubt what I can ne'er conceive; The following was wrote by a gentle- Still in the paths of error have I trod, man in town to his friend a ftudent in the A foe to virtue, reason, and to God. country, on his falling in love, after hav.

8. H. ing sometime before severely rally'd him To ibis was subjoined the following Note: for the same passion.

If any one think the above sentimene

severe or unjust, let him take a view of ODE 10 PYTHIAS.

the conduct of the father and founder of H! what, at last, doth Pvobias find this fe&t : Let him conlider him as perfe

cuting, for a difference in opinion, poor A truth, you once infors'd io kind,

Servetus, once his most intimate friend ; Could it be thought you did not know? see him, by his management and interest

with the magistrates of Geneva, procuring Daphne can in her


his imprisonment, reducing him, by a long Upon the conquests she has made, And tee at last her own neglect

confinement, to disease and misery, and ac

last, with taunts and reproaches, bringing 'Tis, causes her to live a maid.

him to the stake.-Doubtiels, Calvin.must Youth, by experience, feels the woe,

have thought Servetus a fue ro viriue, reason, Reflection would have caught to Mun;

and to God. If not by this, you could but know,

A REBUS RIDDLE. I lov'd, and was by love undone.


By ibe Author of Quintilian's Complaint.

(Sce Mag. for 1735, p. 40.)

AKE out a letter from the chrift. WILLIAMS WYNNE, Bart,



Whore name's of greater length than any ONG Britain saw her patriot fons decreale,

To this a short conjunélion you must add, Suck'd in by ccm-es, or lost in liflefs ease:

For want of which no speeches could be She law, and mourn'd the dange the was

With these a kiter join, a goofe can say, [WYNNE.

And out of the word north throw N away ; Yet mourn'd it less, while conferred by

But in its stead the lesier W give, Unlike those friends he once carels'd with pride,

And that's the town in which I chuse te [try'd ;

live. Who flood when templed not, who fell when But like great BEAUFORT, ancient kings

On W ISHIN G. desceni,


ISHING's the worst of curses, (His Watkin loft who nobly must la.

sure, on earth, Sincere of beart, his words not empty

And to all other mileries gives birth : breath,

'Tis that which antedates all human woes, And uniform his qilion ey'n to death.

Disturbs our minds, imbitiers sweet repose ; His mind was large, and open like his door, Intoxicates our fouls with idie dreams, And next bis country stood the needy poor :

Of noblemantions,parksand purling Atıcams: No feign'd affection clouds the forehead here, Sinks us to hell, now lifts us to the sky, For interefted grief impels the real tear. Now vexes, pleases, and we know not why, Sudden the firoke ; surprize it could not be ; Were I as wealthy as a South-Sea dream, So

prompi, prepar'd, and vigilant was He; Wishing's the sole expedient to be lean ; Who liv'd, who dy'd with Britain's just Nay, even like Crojus bless'd with countless applause ; [cauf. store,

Гроог. Since only deaib could wrest him from her The hectic wishing soon would make me

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