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but as soon as the Light-corps and Sharp-shooters from Mary-le-bone came up, they were seized with a. sudden panic, and a dreadful slaughter commenced among them. In most wars, the doctors, and all the civil tribe attached to the army, have been placed in a state of comparative security, and seldom considered in danger; the contrary was the case on the, present occasion. The Bloomsbury and Mary-le-bone) Chloes and Phillises, armed with Cupid's arrows, laid whole ranks of Doctors sprawling at their feet. One case was peculiarly lamentable: it was that of Dr., who was just recovering from a wound in his rear from Chloe, when a random shot from Corinna took him in front, and pierced him to the. heart.
THE PILOT THAT WEATHERED THE STORM. [From the Morning Chronicle, July 20.]
LE ET Canning's smooth numbers harmoniously flow
And say, that "no longer dark tempests deform."
When the tempest-toss'd vessel is braving the seas,
Nor knows but each billow the wreck may o'erwhelm, Shall the plaudits of flatt'ry be borne on the breeze, In praise of the Pilot who guided the helm?
No; in accents of thunder from yon gloomy cloud,
Would reprove the delusive, the impious boast.
No, Pitt! now the course of thy frenzy is o'er,
And shudder at evils which yet may ensue.
Not thus shall thy mem'ry, O Fox! be rever'd,
our hearts should appal. The wind might have howl'd, and the clouds might have gather'd,
The white-foaming billows around us have roar'd; Thy skill, and thy judgment, the storm might have weather'd, We had smil'd at the tempest, hadst thou been on board.
Let Pitt, like a Comet, destructively bright,
With meteor-like splendour delusively blaze; The dazzled spectator shall turn from the sight,
On thy milder effulgence with rapture to gaze.
As the bright setting sun, with his beautiful beams,
WANTED by That Party, who have entitled themselves "No Party," some specious pretence for calling a Public Meeting in the metropolis, and for inviting the hitherto reluctant counties and cities to follow the noble example of the capital. It must have been observed, that there are many dreadful grievances which are felt by the whole country, and yet are known only to a few enlightened individuals. This is therefore to give notice, that if any such individual will bring information of grievances of this sort to the said "No Party," he shall be rewarded, according to the value of such grievances, in the fol lowing proportions; that is to say: If affording a pretence for a Public Meeting, 500l.-if for a Patriotic Subscription, 500l.—if merely supplying a topic for a
Speech at a Dinner, 100l. These said rewards to be duly paid in Assignats, secured upon the freehold, copyhold, and leasehold estates, merchants' warehouses, shopkeepers' goods, conscls, and other property; all which are intended to be confiscated in the first year of integrity! purity! innocence ! equality! liberty! and reform!-the year in which FELONY shall be deemed Patriotism, and MASSACRE, Humanity!
(Signed) ARTIFICE. (Countersigned) VANITY.
(A true Copy, extracted from the
BY SIR CHARLES B-F-DE, BART.
SET TO MUSIC (affettuoso) BY MIC. KELLY, ESQ.
[From the same, July 23.]
Nunc est bibendum !
DEAR Mley, what is that dd squib
No! no! he has not had his fill
Of cordial draughts which you prescribe him,
To which no Woman's art can bribe him!
Frank ne'er was in so mad a fit,
I'll pledge my soul, as well as life
He'll not divorce it for a Wife!
His taste for sparkling liquids craving,
Whene'er it flow'd instead of wine!
In penance we must shift our plan;
ON THE MARRIAGE OF MR. HENRY MASON AND MISS ELLEN READ.
THE RAPID FORTUNE.
[From the Morning Chronicle, July 23.]
SAYS Dick to Hal, "Your thrifty sire, in trade,
You drank, wench'd, gambled, mortgag'd house and land,
[From the Morning Post, July 24.]
HE Fair, we 're told, have wish'd in vain
But here's an instance where a swain
LETTER TO SIR FRANCIS BURDETT.
Crown and Anchor.
HE Electors of Westminster having express'd
* See vol. xiv. p. 275–286.
And treat all your friends with a kind of a by-go,
That a speech, manufactur'd by Horne Tooke and you,
This business to manage we stewards appointed,
That you would make one-at the stewards' rehearsal
With the wise Sheriff Wood and the learned Lord Mayor.
To Sir F. B-rd-tt.
ANSWER TO THE ABOVE.
THE Electors of Westminster do me great honour,.
And would, I am certain, attend with great pleasure.