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Bourbon ; but I agree with him, and go far- harrassed a situation. This the Ministry
The Address was then agreed to.
there was no responsibility. This struck his forward matters, which, hy being thus exmind last night as it did now, as an instance posed, might interfere with the operations of inattention, for which he knew 90
of Government, He desired the House excuse. He referred to several instances would attend to what the Hon. Gentleman which in the History of Europe tended to en- had himself itated concerning Ruflia. And force this sealoning.
Hanover had involved he would appeal to every Gentleman prethis country in hoftilities under a very cau. sent, whether what had fallen from the Bious Administration. And there was a time, Right Hon. Gentleman at this time might wlien an invation was threatened by Swe. not have its effect in retarding that desira. den, and but for a very providential defeat ble business. But he would affure the would have taken place, on this very account. Right Hon. Gentleman that he should not What had been might be again. Nor would for the future be either invited or provoked the language of office be able to prevent what to say more on the subject, whatever he zve situation of Great Britain rendered una- might advance, either on his own authority voidable. He was therefore not a little or that dipiomatique communication, in anxious to understand the arrangement by which the House was probably indebted for which this obvious consequence could be pre- what they had now heard. vented. How would the parliament be able Mr. Fox trusted the House would indulge to act with confitency and dignity should be him in saying, thac the Right Hon. Gentleevent be as he trad ftaced it? Who was 3n- man had not affected bis argument. He deswerable for suffering ive Government, the nied that any thing had been said hy him intereits, and the honour of this country, to which was not the subject of public notoriety. be implicated in a treaty concluded without Would the Right Hon. Gentleman warrant the concurrence, the consent, or even, per- the peace of this country, even supposing a haps, the knowledge of its Ministers? He did
war with Hanover ? All that he could say not see any reasons of delicacy to forbid the without this was only telling the world most accurate attention to tliese circumutances. · broadly, that they were blind because he Thofe who were shy of discussing the subject, would have it so, and that this House ought did not know the relative and proper situz. to be guided in their conceptions of their duty tion of Great-Britain, or were not aware of by his mere unqualified affertion. He was its consequence to her prosperity. He there- not of that cpimon. Nothing, he believed, fore hoped the Minister would view the lub- that could be faid in that Houte could have ject in this important light, and give the much effect on the councils of foreign States. House and the public that satisfaction which they did not want any information they could they so much required.
obtain here. He ovuld not cope with the The Chancellor of the Exchequer owned Hon. Gentleman in deceiving the world. He that he was not surprised to find the Hon. did not think mankind so easily deceived. Gentleman occupying the ground he did. He called the attention of the House to the But he trusted the House would not expect language which the Minister had held to Irethat, notwithstanding all they bad heard, he land.-Tould forget the discretionary trust which Here he was called to order by the Speaker. was lodged by the constitution in the servants He submitted to the Chair, but hoped there of the Crown. The Right Hon. Gentle. would tuon come an opportunity of speaking man's argument tended to deprive the Ha. fully to this point. noverian Government of all independence and The Clerk then proceeded to read the adresponsibility, and to pledge this country in dress, when just as the question was about to the deepest and most univerfal manner for its preservation in all respects whatsoever ; so Mr. Sheridan rose, and objected to that that the Minister on every emergency might part of it which conveyed an answer to that alledge, that while there was a thilling in the of his Majetty's speech relating to Ireland, British Treasury, or a drop of blood in the The answer he said intimated an idea that Empire, every nerve and power we poffer the business was again to be taken up in Irefed was to be exerted in its behalf. What land, when it was on the contrary well dij the Honourable Gentleman tay, but that known that the Propositions had received in notwithstanding the Minister for the time had' that kingdom a peremptory and contumelio us declared that this Government was not con- rejection, cerned in the late league which had taken
The question being then put, the address place on the Continent, the country Atill was, was carried without a division ; and it was and that the opinion of the executive power ordered that those members who are of the in that matter was not to be relied on. He
Privy Council fhould present the same to his had formerly observed, that discretion was Majesty. Adjourned, equally the duty of public and private men, and ebat oo good citizen would with to bring
[To be continued.]
P 0 E T R Y.
An ELEGY on a FAMILY-TOMB. Saunt'ring with careless step chro' child.
Together in swect amity we grew; ·
In riper youth and manhood's op'ning days 5:eper kozoratum, fic Di voluiftis, babebo. No lep'rate joys, no unshar'd griefs we
knew. THOU dome of death! by lonely mu- As musing in the academic grove, fings led,
Studious be scann'd the Æsculapian page, I seek ai ev’ning's close thy hallow'd Vigor, and health, and temp’rance vainly thrine,
Atrove And as I fondly trace the kindred dead, To quell th’insatiate tyrant's burning rage. la pious accents breathe the mournful
Whilf Riot safely runs his wild career, line !
And danger's Thaft aloof from Folly flies, What tho' no titled lineage I disclose, Why thus untimely on the ruthless bier
No proud parade of ancestry or birth! Lamented lie the temprate and the wise? Yetinthese veins a stream unsullied flows,
Thus fad regret her fond complainings pours, Deriv'd from genuine purity and worth.
Deny'd th' unerring laws of heav'n to fee; Yes, honor'd race, with holy wisdom fraught With trembling confidence her God adores, Humbly the paih of piery ye trod !
And mourns, yet venerates, the itern deYour lives adorn’d the faith your precepts
His heart affection, virtue, truth posleit ; Servants of truth! and ministers of God!
His sober judgment liveliest sense refin'd; Pace to your mancs ! - This due incense With gentleit manners, fancy, science blett, paid,
He knew to mend or captivate the mind. I frame to ladder themes the pensive lay; Deem not I boalt an unattested praise, Ande'en 'uill mem'ry's fainteft traces fade, My beart shall bleed through many a
By partial prejudice alone approv'd; dittant day.
A bard crewhile, in sweet descriptive lays,
Sung to no common lyre the worth he Scarce had I wept a tender parent's doom,
lov'd : Scarce check the tear fond filial grief And Friendship fill, in many a wounded
beftow'd, Ere lost in earliest prime, relentless tomb,
breast, A efter slept within thy dark abcde.
Her weeping tribute to his alhes gives ;
Whilft in soft pity's shadowy tints expreít, Ah! lov'd Maria ! not th' enchanting face His image, cherith'd by remembrance, Where beauty reign’d, unconscious of its lives :
pow'r, Na teskeft leníe, nor mildest virgin grace,
And long, Eliza, Mall thy forrows flow, Ara.i'd to save thee from the destin'd
Nor Iternett fortitude che pang reprove, hour !
Doom'd ro lament with unavailing woc
Loft years of promis'd happiness and love': s, in the luftre of thine eye display'd, Healih seem'd her loveliest blellings to
Thy truth his tonder sympathy return'd; disclose,
His faithful bosom nurs'd the mutual Coeceold, alas! the canker fickness prey'd
flame ; E:e long to blait the sweetly-budded rose. Ardent in life's last hours his passion burn'd,
On his pale lip linger'd thy trembling W deadly paleness or illusive bloom, Ected by fear and hope, thy cheek was spread;
How vain all promise of delight !-No mors T:"wly yielding to th'impending doom, Shall Hope fcduce me with betraying Oa gentle win; thy hov'ring spini: fled.
Content's calm ray shallgild the present hour, ** cas'd with thee my woes, lamented
Nor diftant bliss my caly faith beguile. thade! F? more than by fraternal fondness dear, Ambition, wont my youthful blood to fire, With thee in Death's cold arms Eugenio
Shall prompt no
more th' involuntary laid,
sigh; To kecner anzuilh wah'd the freaming Retirement’s vale 1 view with fix'd defire,
Nor loathing life, nor unprepar'd to die : Evior. MAG.
There may I talle domestic joys serene, Have I so long indulg'd the pleasing (ma
In Arria's virtues not ignobly bleft! And worn thy grateful image next my hea In filence quit at length the shifting scene, And must I thus at last all hopes resign, Confign'd with kindred shades in peace When: fix'd as fate, I fondly thought i to rest!
Then-go, irrefolute-and dare to prov A S O N G
To please proud friends, a rebel to thy lo By the !ate CUTHBERT SHAW. Perhaps, too long accustom’d to obtain, 1.
My flatı'ring views were ever folfe and va HENE’ER to gentle Emma's praise
Perhaps iny Emma's lips, well skill'd
art, I tune my soft enamoui'd says, When on the face so dear I prize,
Still breath'd a language foreign to her bea I fondly gaze with love-lick eyes,
Perhaps the Muse profanely does thee wro «i Say Damon," cries the fmiling fair,
+ Weak my suspicions, and unjust my so
Whichever is the cause, the truth procla With modest and ingenuous air,
And to that sentence here affix thy name; • Tell, of this homely frame, the part
So shall we both be rescu'd from the fea To which I owe your vanquish'd heart."
Which thou must have to tell, and I to k II.
If thou art false—the Mule shall vengea In vain, my Emma, would I tell
take, By what :hy captive Damon fell.
And blast the faithless sex for Emma's fa The fwain who partial charms can see, If true-my wounds thy gentle voice ( May burn-but never lov'd like me!
heal, Won by thy form and fairer mind,
And own me punish'd by the pangs I fe So much my wishes are confin'd,
But O! without disguise pronounce myf With lover's eyes so much I see,
Bless me with love, or curse me with Thy very faulus are charms to me.
hate ! AMYNTAS. Hearts soft as mine indifference cannot be
Perfect my hopes, or plunge me in defp EMMA to DAMON, on finding his Ad
drelles no: favoured by her Friends, on To EMMA, doubting the AUTHO Account of Fortune.
By the Same.
When Justice is no longer fold; To soothe my ravish'd ear;
When female tongues their clack shall bu Nor longer thus a love declare,
When modesty shall cease to blush; 'Tis death for me to hear.
When parents shall no more controul II.
The fond affections of the soul, Too much, alas, my tender heart
Nor force the sad reluctant fair Does to thy suit incline;
Her idol from her heart to tear; Why then attempt to gain, by art,
For fordid interest engage,
And languish in the arms of age;
Then in ihis heart shall fallhood reign, O! let not, like the Grecian dame *,
And pay thy kindness with disdain. My hapless fortune prove,
When friends severe as thine shall prove Who languish'd in too fierce a flame,
Propitious to ingenuous love, And dy'd by too much love.
Bid thee in merit place affiance,
And think they're honour'd by th'allianc The AUTHOR being in company with
And O! when hearts as proud as mine EMMA, and having no opportunity of
Shall barely kneel at Pluius' thrine, expressing certain Doubts he had con
Forego my modeft plea to fame, ceived of her Sincerity, conveys to her
Or own dull pow'r's superior claiin; the following Lines, as a Device to know
When the bright sun no more shall bring the Sentiments of her Heart.
The sweet return of annual spring :
When Nature Thall the change deplore, By the Same.
And music fill the groves no more ;
hen in this heart thall fallhood reign, ?
And pay thy kindness with disdain. And cold and faithless grown my nut-brown Bui why from dearer objects rove, maid?
Nor draw allusions whence I love ?
ARE all my laasping hopes at once be
+ After perusing the paper, Emma (as the reader may conjecture from the sequel) turned it to the Author, after having written her name with a pencil at the close of following line : “ Weak my suspicions, and unjust my long."
COME for de de, girl, let's seek the peace Lov'd by my friends, and deaf to vulgar
And truth and innocence are bought and Rejo
When my dear Emma's eyes hall be O Pow'r Supreme ! in (weet content As black as jet or ebony,
Here let my life in peace be spent, And ev'ry frowará tooth shall stand
These sweet endearing shades among, As rang'd by Hemet's dext’rous hand; Far distant from the city's throngi When her sweet facc, deform'd by rage, And O my raptur'd breast inspire ; No more thall ev'ry heart engage ;
Then shallthy praise alone employ my grateWhen her soft voice shall cease to charm, Nor malice of its power disarm; When pappers gentle and refin'd
But if life's blessings here to find No more speak forth her Spotless mind,
Thou haft forbid, in wisdom kind; But the perfidious minx Mall prove
If I must join the careful train, A perjur'a traitress to her love;
Who tug the oar of life with pain, Then - nor till then-Mall Damon be
When age abates my youthíul heat, False to his yows and false to thee,
O grant my weary foul some peaceful kind
retreat! INVITATION Some shade where men of worth reside, To EMMA, after Marriage, to live in the Whose friendship is my joy and pride; Country.
Where peace and conscious virtue dwell, By the Same.
Charm'd by the Musc's sacred shell;
There let me pass my quiet days, ,
ful vale Where honour, truth and innocence prevail;
H. S. Let's fly this cursed town-a neft of flaves bag fortune smiles not but on fools or knaves;
THE PREACHER, Who merit claim proportion'd to their gold,
EJOICE, O Man, in youth's fresh fold.
prime, As bumble competence we have in store,
While all around thee pleasures pour ; Mere fond and raiment Kings can have no Beguile with mirth the fleeting time, zor!
And fill with joy each varied hour :
Court willing beauty to thine arms, frequcet observe the labours of the spade,
Regale thy taste with rosy winc; And joy to see each yearly toil repaid.
Let music open all her charms, la bonne sequelter'd spot å bow'r snall stand,
And soothe thy soul with airs divine : Tye fav'rite rask of thy lov!d Damon's hand; Let fortune scatter riches round, Where the sweet woodbinc clasps the curling More than thy wishes could desire ; vine,
Thy plans with bright success be crown'd, Emblem of faithful loves like yours and While wond'ring crowds thy state admire:
mine! Here will we sit when ev'ning Mades prevail, Behold, with pride thy lofty seat Aid bear the night-bird tell its plainţivc
O'erlook thy wide-extended farms; tale ;
Thy fields with plenteous crops replete, Tu Nature's voice laall summon us away,
Thy gardens bright in Flora's charms : To gaiber spirits for th'approaching day;
Yet cares will round thy dwelling wait, Then on thy breast I'll lay my weary head,
Still multiply'd by gloomy Spleen A pillow softer than a monarch's bed.
Grief will invade thy rooms of state, VERSES written near RICHMOND. And Sickness aim its dart unseen. AIL, Power Divine ! whose gentle Then since nor wealth nor pleasure's charm
Can soothe the soul with grief oppress’d, Extends o'er all this smiling plain, Vos flop stern Death's uplifted arm, Whole goodoels blooms in every scene, When aim'd to strike ţhe fickly breast ; The garden's pride, the meadow's green, Aloag the grove's entangļing maze,
Let other thoughts thy mind employ, Di where the limpid stream with soothing
Let true Religion be thy guide; purmur strays?
Let virtuous acts be all thy joy,
And Temp’rance at thy board preside: Where'er I turn my raptur'd eyes, I trace the Sov'reign of the Skies ;
Then shall thy life with pleasure flow; Cloath'd in the loveliness of Pow'r,
And when the grave demands its prey, He bids the sons of men adore :
Pleas'd shalt thou leave a world of woe These scenes of beauty who surveys,
For regions of eterpa! day: kas feels his glowing hcart o'erflow with
H.S. bove and prais?