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POETRY

EDINBURGH.

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suits ;

THE WISH.

Upon the crooked Crab warm Yuly rides,

Backward his steps and flow, the weather GIVE me, kind heaven, the middle state, Xa: meanly poor, nor proudly great !

But sultry Auguft 'cross a Lion strides, like no wealth, no power I crave,

Who fhakes his mane and fills the earth net not have, nor be a llave.

with fruits. Ujeno man let me covet rule ; Le so man e'er make me his tool.

September as his prize the Virgin hails, The duty I to others owe,

Whose Cornucopia pours the harvest down; Teach thou, my rebel heart to know.

O&tober lifts on high the poised Scales, Te let me never anxious be,

And weighs (as God appoints) the gifts Fer daty others owe to me;

around; Bu think, ere I too much expect,

Gloomy November on the Scorpion dread The higher dutics I negle&t ;

Daring comes on, when once the grape is Biels me with health to earn my food,

prest; With wistom to discern what's good. And grim December, with his crisped head, Leis let me others errors mind,

Rides on the Centaur towering o'er the rest. Than those within myself I find; Averle to make their foibles known,

ODE,
As careful to conceal my own;

ON A COLLEGE FEAST DAY*.
And left I do another wrong,
Refrain the licence of my tongue!

HARK! heard ye not those footsteps dread, The ills as mortal, I must share,

That shook the hall with thundering cread! Make me without repining bear ;

With eager hafte Conrinc'd the sinful cause is mine,

The fellows palt; The merciful-chastisement thine,

Each, intent on direful work, On erery fellow-mortal's woe,

High lifts the intrenchant knife, and points Le me a ready tear bestow ;

the deadly fork. Nor be so much of want afraid ;

Buc lo! the portals ope; and, pacing forth As not to give my little aid,

With steps, alas! too flow, When weeping want, with trembling hand, The College Gyps, of high illuttrious worth, Makes in thy name; its meek demand.

With all the dishes in long order go. When innocence gives laughter birth.

In the midst, a form divine, Let me not check the harmless mirth;

Appears the fam'd firloin ; Yet speed the voice that kindly cries,

And lo! with plumbs and steaming glory "Be merry mortals, and be wise.

grown'u O gracious heaven, these blessings give A mighty pudding spreads its fragrance all I care not wbere, but how I live!

around

Heard ye the din of dinner bray.
THE ZODIAC.

Knife to fork, and fork to knife!
Tempora mutantur.

Unnumber'd heroes, in the glorious strife, TIS thus the year hy modern reck’ning stands, Thro’ fish, flesh, pies, and puddings cut thcir

destined way. And chiefly ibus each Sign the neighbouring month commands.

See ! beneath the glittering blade, Old January's mounted on the Goat,

Gored with many a gaping wound, Whose h vary beard is like the driven snow;

Low the fam'd firloin is laid, And February sails upon a moat,

And sinks in many a guiph profound. Aquarius call'd by mortals here below.

Arise ! arise! ye sons of glory! Nert lusty Marcb, born of the Fisoes twain,

Pies and Puddings are before ye. Blows the sure emblem of the coming

See ! the ghosts of hungry bellies spring;

Point to yonder stand of jellies; While fruitful from the Hellespont with rain

While such dainties are beside ye, The Ram's wet fleece does budding April

Snatch the goods the cooks provide ye., wring.

Mighty rulers of the state,

Snatch, before it is too late;
Then comes fair May, ftriding the wanton
Bull,

As a specimen of Academical Contri-
Which bore Europa to the arms of Jove; tributions of original and translated poetry,
Ant jolly June carried of Twins, fo full Lately published.
Ol lazy health the seasuns art of love

For,

my size.

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For, swift as thought, the puddings, jullies, What are my crimes ? A poor tame cur ath 1, pies,

Though fome will twear I've inapp'd then Contract their giant bulk, and shrink to pig. by the hcels;

A puppy's pinch, that's all I don't deny; From the table now retreating,

But Lord! how senübly a great man feels ! All around the fire they meet, A harmless joke, at times, on Kings and And with wines the fons of eating

Queens.
Crown at length the gorgeous treat. A litti joke on lofty Earls and Lords;
Triumphant plenty’s rofy graces

Smiles at the ipiendid homage of Court icenes,
Winton in their jolly faces,

The modes, the manners, Sentiments, and And in each countenance serene

words: Mirth and cheerfulness are seen. A joke on Marg’ret Nicholson's mad Knights;

Fill high the sparkling glass, A joke upon the shave of cooks at Court, And drink the accustomed toast!

Charms the fair mult, and eke the world deDrink deep, ye valiant host,

lights;
And let the bottle pass.

A pretty pitce of inoffensive sport.
Begin the jovial strain!

Lo, in a little inoffensive smile
Fill, fill the mystic bowl !

There lurks no lever to o'erturn the state, And drink, and drink, and drink again. And King, and parliament ! intention vile ! For drinking fires the soul.

And hurl the Queen of nations to her fate. But foon, too soon with one accord they nod ; Each on his feat begins to reel,

No gunpowder my modeft garrets hold, All conquering Bacchus' power they feel,

Dark lanterns, blunderbusies, maks, and

matches; And pour libations to the rofy god. At leath with dinner and with

wine oppreft, Few words my fimple furniture unfold;

A bed, a stool, a rusty coat in patches. Dova to the floor they link, and snore them. felves to reft.

Carpets, nor chandeliers so bright, are mine;

Nor mirrors, ogling vanity to please ; INSCRIPTION UNDER A BUST OF

Span iels, nor lap degs, with their furs so fine ADDISON.

Alas! my little livestock are- my ficas! O ADDISON! to thy lamented dust,

AN INVOCATION*. With pious hands I consecrate this buít. COME rofy virtue, in bright truth's defence ; Oh! grac'd with virgin purity of foul, Come softly smiling white rob’d innocence ; With wit to charm, with morals to controul, Come sweet perfuation with thy liiver gift; To gentle Montague and Sommers dear, Come genius bright my agile thoughts uplift; Whilst verse as yet could soothe a Courtier's Come mild contentment, and approach me

near; Lo! touch'd by thee, with pure Religion's Come thou benevolence, and drop a tear ? flame,

Come powerful music, aid unpolish'd lays; Philosophy assumes a loftier aim,

Come sacred reason teach me every phrase; Am better truths and mysteries refine Come feeling nature to the heart impress; The fouls of Seneca and Antonine.

Come sweet simplicity i'the simplest dress; Thou great, best Censor of a vicious age,

Comie angel foftness, with the muse's bowl; Whose blameless life flow'd gently as thy page, Come bleft humanity with guile els seui; Tho'chase yet courteous, tho' correct yet free, Come charity with orphan's Theltring wing; Ev'n Virtue may admire herself in thee!

Come lenient judgment, mark the notes I fing;

Come youth and let me pause thy vernal face; ADDRESS TO JURYMEN. Come silverage withthy well schoolling grace;

Come meek-eyed patience join the rural

dance ; SIRS, it may happen, by the grace of God, That I, great Peter, one day come before ye, Come gratitude, whose memory never lags ;

Come modesty with trembling steps advance; To aufwer to the Man of Wig, for Ode, Full of sublimity, and pleasant fory.

Come thriftless honesty, welcome tho’in rag3 ;

Come piety' amid a chosen band; Yes, it may so fall out that lofty men,

Come temperance bring religion in thy hand; Dundas, and Richmond, Hawksb’ry Fort

Come soft expression, eniulate thine'eye ; land, Pitt,

Come sympathy, and heave the gen'rous figh; May wish to cut the nib of Peter's pen, Come memory, and rouse me from my dream; And, cruel, draw the holders of his wịt;

Come guardian angels waft me to my theme. Nay, Dame injustice in their cause engage, To clap the gentle poet in a cage ;

As a specimen of poems by a gentleman Au could a grimly judge for death harangue, of Govent Garden Theatre, lately published.

Don't let the poet of the people bang,

ear.

BY P. PINDAR.

BRITISH PARLIAMENT.

HOUSE OF COMMONS.

on that head, might be expected from

his Majesty's Ministers. Feb. 2. Mr Pitt made a motion, “ that Mr Pitt said, that none further, at son gratulatory address be presented to present, could be given. >!lajesty, on the increase of the Royal

4. Certain

papers

from the bank were 5. , by the birth of a Princess ;” and presented, read, and ordered to lie on 2 that congratulatory messages be the table. The contents stated, that janey on the fame occasion, to her Ma. Exchequer bills had been ifsued, to the it, and the Prince and Princess of amount of L. 2,000,000 Sterling, towards Wies, which were agreed to nem. con. the liquidation of the national debt; al

&r Fohn Sinclair now rose, agreeably so accounts from the commissioners of • , *he notice he had previously given, to the customs, which were read, and orvrag forward his motion on waste and dered as above. uzcultivated lands; he moved, that the 8. Mr Manning presented a petition order of the day for a committee be read, from the merchants of London, praying which was read accordingly---the report that the House might take into its conbeing received formerly, the resolutions fideration, the inconvenience that trade were read. In consequence, he said, of and the shipping experienced in the Dele resolutions, he now rose to move Thames, and that wet-docks might be for leave to bring in a bill on that fub- formed to remedy that inconvenience. jcit. It would have been, he said, his The petition was opposed by the city duty to go into it more at large than he representatives. & ant to do at present, particularly as The Lord Mayor said, he rose to opis was under the confideration of each pose the petition, and stated the objecmember of that House ; he would, there- tions of the corporations, viz. that the fore, oniy now take the liberty of fat- trade of London would be carried out of ing, whether it was not, in whatever the city, by this means; and that a new light we considered it, whether civil or London would be raised, which would Ticlitary, a question of internal policy for carry all the trade from the old. The that House? Had this measure, said he, corporation would, he said, produce a bren formerly adopted, we would not plan, which would accommodate all DI# be under the necessity of expending parties. He did not rise to state any a maion of money, for the encourage thing pointedly against the merits of the L. nt of importing corn from foreign petition, but merely to submit the obcountries; his reafons therefore for his jections of the corporations of London pret motion were, in order to prevent to the confideration of the House. Be necesity of having recourse iu future The petition was referred to the conto fuch measures; he would therefore fideration of a committee; the said comE se for leave to bring in a bill, “ For mittee to be composed of the city memtas improvement, divifion, and inclo. bers, and the gentlemen of the long robe. fure of wafte and unclutivated lands." Mr Grey presented to the House, a This motion was agreed to nem..con.- petition from Sir Francis Blake, whose S:!sha then moved, that on this day object was the payment of the national fesht, the House Paould resolve itself debt, by parcelling it out amongst the into a committee of the whole House, proprietors of land. On the motion of no conlider the propriety of granting a Mr Grey it was brought up, read, and buriy on raising potatoes, which was ordered to lie on the table. odto.

10. The House in a committee of Mr Grey said, that previous to the ad. fupply, Mr Rose moved, that the sum of increment, a message had been brought 2,500,000l, to be raised on Exchequer 13 to that House, from his Majelty, bills, be granted to his Majesty, for the by s mimiters, that the crilis had at extraordinaries of the year 1996.---Or*th arrived, when the situation of dered. He moved also for provision for ders in France held out a prospect of the pay and cloathing of the mili!i for trening for peace ; but that ince he had the year 1796.--Ordered. Mr Rofe mobi ard nothing farther on the subje&t, his ved, that the farther fum of 2,000,000l. Te af ons at present for rifing were to Sterling be raised on Exchequer bills, by kwv«, whether any further inforination, way of loan, for the year 1796 ; and that Pol. LVIII.

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