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effectual ; because the action of But when a patient has been long afe the muscles in chewing makes the fali- flicted with this disorder, and has total. val glands, and all other adjacent glan- ly lost his appetite, and is funk down indules, to discharge their contained hu- to a consumption, it is not so effe&tual'; mour, and to mix it with the dry-ali- though always in some measure useful; ment that is chewed ; and that the and therefore I recommend it. swallowing it conveys the surplus hu- Some persons have told me, that they mour into the stomach, where it will be cannot possibly swallow any sort of solid useful to promote the digestion of our food: however, I advise them to the food, and to preserve the appetite for chewing dry aliment at the times menit, as well as to remove, for a time, the tioned in my directions, and to spit it cause of a fit of coughing. And as by out; because their doing this will very the use of this method much less of the much lessen the quantity of salival husalival humour will fall into the air-ves. mour, which otherwise would fall into fels of the lungs, so they will much long. their lungs; and will prevent or shorten er be preserved from the ill effects of ca- many fits of coughing, which would viotarrhs.

lently shock and fatigue the body. The dry aliments I chiefly use, and But I will no longer take up your time, recommend, are biscuits of all sorts, al- and shall only add, that I am, &c. though the eating of bread will answer

THEOPHILUS LOBB. the fame end. And I give to my pa. tients the following directions, viz. The nature and propriety of true taste cón.

1. To eat some mouthfuls of dry a- fidered, either in vocal or instrumental liment as they are going to bed, which mufic; or, Some few fričlures upon often prevents those fits of coughing finging or playing with what is genethat otherwise would hinder their sleep. rally called a proper grace. 2. To use the same remedy in the

Illud obfervatione dignius, quod hic ipfe honeftus morning, to prevent the catarrh on the ornatus pro materia genere debet elle variatus. throat, and to convey the falival hu- Quintilian. mour into the stomach, where it will be Mr URBAN, Worcester, Sept. 13. 1757. ber ial.

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liar genius to make any considerable I have myself many years been subject progress in all the branches of that most to a catarrhous cough, and frequently elevated and exalted science; it may troubled with it, but never so feldom as not perhaps be quite uninstructive, if I since I have used the method now recom- should endeavour to give some few hints mended.

upon one particular part of it, which is It is my practice to eat some dry bis. generally distinguished by the name of cuit night and morning; and those to Taste, or playing any composition with whom I have advised the like method, proper grace. It must appear (I should have found great benefit in the use of it. imagine) extremely clear, that true taste

But as catarrhous coughs arise from a can by no means consist in a great prodiminished discharge of the perspirable fusion of graces, but such as are well i. humours by insenible perspiration ; fo maged, and properly applied. There such internal medicines as attenuate the seems to be a genius peculiar to this fort blood, and strengthen the action of the of taste. It is imposible to tell how the vital organs of the body, are needful for fineft piece of harmony may suffer by an the cure of them.

unnatural mixture of unnatural graces. The use of such medicines, with the It is very often the most violent inroad method proposed, generally frees the pa- upon the propriety of harmony. tient from his cough in a short time, and If there were a kind of committee aphe foon recovers his strength and vigour pointed in all musical affemblies, in again.

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order to examine into the graces both of Though 'tis the genius of the age the vocal and instrumental performers ;

To catch the eye with title-page;

Yet here we dare not so abuse ye, I am almost persuaded that such an ex.

We have fome monsters to amuse ye. pedient would not only conduce to the Ye llaves to Falhion, dupes to Chance, improvement of music in general, but Whom Furtune leads her tickle dance; that of taste in particular. There is cer

Who, as the Dice shall smile or frown, tainly a much greater beauty in a proper

Are rich and poor, and up and down;

Whose minds eternal vigils keep; plainness of singing and playing, than

Who, like Macbeth, have murder'd sleep a the generality of people are apt to ima. Each modith Vice this night shall rise, gine. What Horace has very beauti. Like Banquo's ghost before your eyes; fully remarked of dress, may in a great

While conscious you shall start and roar, measure be applied to music. There

Hence horned farce! we'll fie no more.

Ye ladies too, maids, widows, wives, seems to be the fimplicitas modulationis (if

Now tremble for your naughty lives. the musical world will allow me the ex- How will your hearts go pi-a.pat? preffion) in the latter, as well as the fim. “ Bless me-Lord! - What's the fellow at? plicitas munditiæ in the former. When “ Was poet e'er fo rude before? a composition consists of a great varie

Why, sure, the brute will say no more,

“ Again! -0 Gad! -- I cannot bearty of parts, the performers, either vocal or instrumental, should be very cau

“ 'Here-you boxkeeper,-call my chair.”

Peace, Ladies, 'tis a false alarm: tious how they give an improper loose TO YOU our author means no harm : to any great luxuriancy of fancy, (I mean His female falings all are fiétions; with regard to graces), and more parti

To which your lives are contradictions.

Th’unnat’ral fool has drawn a plan, cularly so where movements are flow,

Where women like a worthless man, because the least departure from harmo- A fault ne'er heard of lince the world began. ny is then more easily perceived. To

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he lets you iteal away; hear a composition quite choaked and But it the next you trip or flray, smothered as it were with a multitude of His mule, he vows, on you shall wait

In seventeen hundred fifty-eight. graces, is inconsistent with the true life and spirit of music, and what must be u. Speech of the Prince of BRUNSWICK to the Hai niversally condemned by all those who

noverian and Hesian troops. are well-wishers and promoters of true To injur'de ops, thus gallant Brunswick melody. As my auditory fibres or nerves (or whatever you please to call them) Will ye, O veterans, inur’d to pains,

“ Shall we with tameness bear the Gallic yoke! have received a good deal of injurious And to is of war, drag ignominious chains? treatment from this quarter, I have a Turo and behold, behold where hostile bands sort of right to propoie a mediocrity of Seize on your properties, lay walte your lands; gracing for the future, which is a thing Slaves to proud Gallia's sons

, to luft a prey;

Your daughters, wives, snatch'd forcibly away, much desired by, &c.

Hark! how, with piercing cries, the trembling
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By force fubdu’d, implores her father's aid; (maid,
In agonies repeats her brother's name,

To Buy the ruffian, and preserve her fame. Prologue to the Male Coquette; or, MDCCLVII. Rouf, Germans, voule, a glorious vengeance take, Written and spoken by Mr GARRICK.

Religion, honour, freedom, all's at ttake.”

“ Enough,” they cry'd, " let Ferdinand proceed;
W
HY to this face this title given,

We dare to follow, where he dares to lead."
Of Seventeen hundred fifty-seven? Fir’s by their country's wrongs, to arms they fly,
Is it a register of fashions,

Resolv'd to save her, or resolv'd to die.
of follies, frailies, fav’rite passions?
Or is'ı design’d to make appear

CÆSAR and FREDERICK.
How happy, good, and wile you were

OU cane, you saw, you overcame;
In this fame memorable year?
Sure, with our author wit was scarce,

But Freverick twice has done the same,
To croud so many virtues in a faice.

And double laurels won.
Perhaps 'tis meant to make you stare,

Rosbach, of one important day,
Like cloihs hung out at country fair,

His glorious i eeds (hall tell;
On which fiange monttera g are and grin, And Breslau's neighb'ring plains shall say,
To draw the gaping bumpkins in.-m.

How Austrians fed, or fell.
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While wasteful War in foreign fields To the King of PRUSSIA, on his late success.

Spreads wide her train of defolation, O' Thownundaunted prince! whom millions Britain her untrod harvests yields,

Which plenteously regale the nation, August on Wisdom's, as on Prussia's throne;

Turn, turn we now our annals o'er, of France and Austria’s sons the gen’ral dread;

And mark the reign we most admire,
In winter campaigns nurs'd, in battles bred;

Where shall we find a monarch more
Whose just revenge the combin’d league difarms;
The world's great chief, in council and in arms!

Indulgent to our heart's desire!
Rais’d to defend thy darling country's cause;

Our rights, our laws, our liberty, Direct her senate, and protect her laws.

His lenity so well maintains, Pleas'd we behold thy valiant fons advance,

That foreign monarchs hence may see
To check the tow'ring insolence of France:

How glorioully Augustus reigns !
Whose holiile troops in mad confusion draw, So gently Cæfar holds his sway,
To keep the hero of the world in awe;

That subjects with delight obey;
Thro' guiltless nations force their lawless way, While from his pow'r such blessings rise,
Condemn’d to crown the triumphs of the day;

Him they behold with grateful eyes.
The day for which Parnaffian laurels grew, To him they quaff the ev'ning-bowl,
“ And Greece beheld her olives bloom for you." Till suns beneath the ocean roll.
Aw'd by thy presence, trembling legions fled, How bless'd our lot by heav'n ordain'd,
And combin’d factions hung their drooping head; Then to have liv'd when Cajar reign'd!
Wing'd with thy glory, thund'ring canrons roar, When Fame had confess'd,
And the fivord jocund plung'd in reeking gore.

In the best-order'd state,
Serene in battle, prudent, valiant, wise,

No people so bless'd, Here all thy glories, all thy virtues rise ;

No monarch so great. Thy steady temper, not by numbers aw'd, Detests intrigues, rebellion, guilt, and fraud. To the celebrated F--D--E, on hearing bim preach. O'er Leipsic's walls, truth, justice forc'd thy way,

By an Englißa gentleman. To save thy country from the savage prey:

Ith ev'ry talent bless’d, with ev'ry art, True fortitude, unknown to half mankind, Rous'd up the gen'rous ardour of thy mind. The hero foon in great exploits presides,

To rouse each latent passion in the breast, Which justice warrants, and which wisdom guides; Goon, thy facred energy dispense,

Or gently foothe the mind from rage to rest; Prompt to attack, to rescue, and defend, He proves his country's guardian, father, friend; Still throw Religion's flaming darts around,

And pour Heav'n's thunders on the fons of sense ; Gralps the keen dagger, bravely frikes the blow, Till Folly gaps, and feels a deadly wound. Fraught with due vengeance on his guilty foe.

While reas'ning fools would gladly think it plain, To grace his triumphs, Dresden met her fate;

That pray’rs, and praise, and piety are vain; In vain the wilbid her scheme of longer date,

Would fain believe the scriptures fraught with lies, In vain the wilh'd she had not liv'd to see Her honour funk in vile obscurity.

Or priestcraft poorly patch'd up in disguise; Victorious wreaths the fifter-arts have twin’d, Their light is darkness

, and their darkness light;

Teach them, by more than Ciceronian might, And wait :0 crown thy constancy of mind:

Point out the classic arts of Greece and Rome, Fair Truth already in the rolls of fame, Has under Cato, Scipio, mark'd thy name;

By Heaven's more sacred eloquence outdone,

Till words arm’d with the pathos of the skies, Approves thy enterprise, applauds thy birth, Proclaims thy reign the noblest reign on earth ;

Make mankind feel that to be good is wife. See here! the cries, the man in suff'rings great, An ELEGY on the death of a lately deceased Who bravely struggles in the forms of fate! SCHOOL MASTER near Alton in Hampshire. Born to oppose the Pope's malignant clan,

Quando ullum invenient parem? Hor. He'll do ;

Halt thou unhonour'd ; And prove that faith which graceless Christians 0! make his cause, ye powers above! your care;

Forbid it, Gratitude ! - Yet one survives Let guilt shrink back, and innocence appear.,

To wail thy loss, and tune the pensive ftrain.

Spite of thy foes (for all have had their foes), OD E intended for the New Year 1758. Who meanly dare this humble verse to sneer ; By the late COLLEY CI SBER, Esq; Poet-Laureat. Yet will the muse you early taught to sing,

Drop to thy fame her tributary cear.
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The smiling morn leads on the year;

'Twas thine in life to bid me comprehend (fraught; The year advancing to prolong

The speaking page with useful knowledge The date of Cæfar's Tivay,

To teach my mind to feel th' enamour'd glow Sublimes the lowest lay,

Of what a Horace and a Tully wrote. Demands the song,

'Tis mine, regretted talk ! to mourn thee dead, And calls for universal cheer. To Saatch with daring hand the poet's Lays ;

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'Tis mine to pay one visit to thy grave,

Whose manly harness'd breasts, and mighty arms And lay upon thy tomb this leaf of praise. Stood as the brazen bulwarks of rhe land, Tho' some there are who deem'd thee too severe, Mingling their dust with those of lowest rank, Stern ev'n in smiles, and in chastisement rough; And bafest deeds, and now unknown as they

Hark! 'twas the clock truck one, che solemn Yet to the gen'rous, emulative youth,

Yet vibrates in my ear: Such is the life, (sound Thy frown alone was discipline enough.

The transient life of man: a while he breathes, A parent always held my first esteem;

Then in a little with his mother earth (race 'Twas he who made me life's uncertain heir): Lies mix'd, and known no more; even his own You, as my tutor, was the next I lov's;

Forget his name. And if his name remains, 'Twas yours to rear me with a father's care.

What is it but an empty, airy found? Farewell, lamented shade!--I can no more- Cesar, and Ammon's son, high-founding air,

Accept this little offering to thy fame; Founders of states, their country's saviours, lie And if keen Malice dare profane thy worth, In dark oblivion; others only live The muse fall wipe it from thine injur’d name. In fables wild and vague: yea this same age,

George's coffee-house, Dec. 0. W.W---TY. That saw the wave of Marlb'ro's sword decide On paling through the parliament-close of Edin- The fate of Europe, and her trembling kings,

Relate his actions past as an old tale, burgh at midnight.

Without concern: and soon the days shall come, now, the doors are fut, the busy hand

When Prusian peasants shall strange stories tell

Of Fredric and his brothers; such as oft And solemn Silence reigns: the men of law

The British labourer, by winter's fire, Thropg not the passage to the august court;

Tells to his wond'ring children, of the feats Nor clients, walking o'er the pavement, curse Of Arthur and his knights: a few Their cause's long delay: the labourer

Shall see great Fredric and his glorious bands, Lies wrapp'd in sleep, his brawny nerves unbrac’d, And all the millions of his raging foes, Gath'ring new vigor for to-morrow's toil.

All silent dust, and lodging with the hosts Now o'er their cups immoderate, the rout

(Down in the dreary manlions of the dead) Of Bacchanalians, with impetuous laugh,

That fought at Canne or Thermopyld, Applaud the witless, but invenom'd jelt.

And those of later name that stood beneath At yon dim taper, poring on his bonds,

The banners of Godfredo or Gustave. Or ledger, crooked Avarice keenly sits;

Say, ye immortal fons of heav'n, who rule Or Neepless on his tawdry bed, fums up

This nether world, who from old Nimrod's days His rents and int'reft. Othrice dire disease!

Down to the present, have beheld the fate Oh doleful madness! Wherefore all this care,

Of emperors and kings; say, which the life This finful care, that from the mind excludes

That the immortal shade will like to own? All thought of duty toward God or man!

Does Cæsar boast of his eternal name, An heir debauch'd, who wishes nothing more

How, wading through the blood of millions, he Than the old dotard dead, will throw it all

Inflav'd his country? No: he droops his head, On whores and dogs away; then, cursing life,

And imprecates Oblivion to o’ershade That nothing gives but scoundrel Poverty,

The horrid tale. Not so poor Socrates : By his own hand a mangled carcase falls.

With everlasting smiles he humbly owns Now smoking with onhallow'd fires, the fons

The life that was a blessing to mankind. Of curs'd Gomorrha stroll along the streets,

The heroes whose unconquerable souls Scenting the prostitutes : perhaps the son

Would from their country's int’rest never finch, Of some well-meaning country-man, entic'd

Look down with sweet complacence on th’realms By lewd companions, midnight orgies holds, Their valour savd. O WALLACE, wondrous Kennels with some abominable wretch,

Who durft alone thy country's rights affert, (chief, Contrating foul disease, one day to smart

Betray'd and sworn away by all but thee; His pious parents souls with bitter grief,

And thou great Bruce, who many a doleful day, And o'er their reverend hoary cheeks to pour For thy inflav'd and groaning country's fake, The sad parental tear.

Stray'd o'er the folitary hills of Lorn; Behold how grand the lady of the night, With what ecstatic raptures do you see The silver moon, with majesty divine,

A nation to this day bless’d by your arms! Emerges from behind yon lable cloud;

Such Ihall thy happiness, O FRED'RIC, be, Around her all the spacious heavens glow

Thou glorious pattern of a perfect king ;
With living fires. In the pale air sublime

And such the recompensing herven of those, St Giles's column rears its ancient head,

The happy few, in bless' obscurity Whose builders many a century ago

Who pass their days; whom Gabriel pointing out, Were moulder'd into duft. Now, O my soul, When in bis silent rounds, unto his mates Be fill'd with sacred awe I tread above

Will say, " There is the man who at all times Our brave forgotten ancestors. Here * lie

Acts as becometh an immortal spirit.” Those who in anciene days the kingdom ruld, Such is the life that's worthy of a man, The counsellors and favourites of kings, And such the life that God himself applauds. High lords and courtly dames, the valiant chiefs,

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ness, the Grand Signior, Sultan Osman ftantinople, to compliment the Grand III. died on the 29th of October, in Signior on his coming to the throne. the 59th year of his age. The new Em. No accounts concerning the Empress of peror is Sultan Muftapha, in his 42d Raffia's indisposition have come to hand year. He is the son of Achmet, who for a confiderable while past. Accord was dethroned in 1730. They tell us, ing to advices received some time ago, that he is esteemed to be generous, pru. a part of M. Apraxin's army was arri. dent, and circumspect in all his actions; ved in the duchy of Courland, to take but extremely firm in his resolutions. up winter-quarters there; another corps Before the 17th of November he had was marching to Livonia; the Coffacks, changed the greatest part of the officers Calmucks, and other irregulars, were who composed his predecessor's court. to be sent into the interior parts of the The Kizlar Aga, or chief of the black empire ; 12,000 men remained near eunuchs, and his secretary the Jazigi Memel till further orders; and the MarEfendi, had bo:h been deposed, and the hal himself had received orders to quit former exiled to Rhodes. The Selich- the army, and repair to court, in order tar, or sword-bearer, the Bostangi Bar. to give her Imperial Majesty an account chi and Bunk Imrehor, or Great Master of the motives which induced him to re. of the Horse, had also lost their employ. tire from Prussia, after the victory he had ments, the latter being fucceeded by the gained near Wehlau. Vizir's fon-in-law; and the Vizir him. Our accounts from the kingdom of felf, who is generally esteemed, seems PRUSSIA are, that the Russians, in their to be in the Grand Signior’s favour. The retreat, were guilty of horrible cruelties, Captain Pascha, or High Admiral, had having plundered and burnt a great ma. been exiled ; and his predecessor, Suli. ny towns and villages ; carried off all man Pascha, fent for to be reinstated in the cattle they could, knocking the rest that post.

Other changes were expect- on the head; murdered many of the ined of course. His Sublime Highness habitants in cool blood ; forced, with diftributed among the janisaries double the greatest violence, a great number of the sum given on the late Sultan's acces- young people to go along with them; fion, each of them capable of service robbed and profaned the churches ; having received 24 dollars, and those and treated the ecclesiastics in the most not in a condition to act 14 dollars, the cruel manner, causing many of them whole amounting to two millions and a undergo the punishment of the knout, half of dollars. A large sum was also because they did not nor could give the given to the other different orders of money exacted of them. It is added, foldiery. The ministers whom the Porte that orders have been sent to Koningswas to send to the three frontier-courts berg in Prussia, to draw up, with all of Vienna, Petersburg, and Warsaw, on convenient dispatch, a distinct, exact, occafion of the new Sultan's accession, and satisfactory account of all the towns had been nominated. About the time and villages which have been burnt and of that event happening, the Turks and destroyed by the Russians, supported by Tartars were in motion, and appeared the testimonies of the clergy, and other to have the design of forming a camp in refponfible people, upon oath, so as to the neighbourhood of Choczim; but take away all possibility of doubt, and what system the present Grand Signior render it manifest to all Europe, that the may adopt, must be discovered by time. late irruption was made rather to destroy

We have also received advice, that a. and depopulate his Prussian Majesty's bout the time of those motions a body dominions, than with a view of delivera of Russian troops was marching from ing Saxony, which, however, was the the interior part of their empire towards sole cause assigned for the invafion.

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