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My More, like a weather-cock, turns round its joint,

But she never fixes at any one point.
F hopeless in love, you should torments What cant he married state excel,

{cure. When both love equal, both love well! Take absence and time; they'll most certainly Is Tommy naught? give a frown, word, Who strives to get, and strives to save,

or nod, In ten years time will riches have. But never, never, treat him with the rod;

Or, if he well performs what you intend, You may fret at all evils which thall you

Give him due praises, and he'll arrive 10 betide,

mend. Except what you can, and you cannot avoid.

He, whose theme is divine, and whose actions Though fashions should vary as oft as they

are wrong, will,

[look ill. Proves religion is solely confind to his tongue. Yet whale'er is in fashion will seldom

Despite no boilily defect, If to old age you would be bless'd,

Favou'd or not, with pelf, Let peace of mind potsess your breast.

Except the owner by neglect, Have you a wife who murders peace ?

Made that defect himlell, Be filent, and her tongue will cease.

Of the two sexes' love'tis said, If yod no enemy would make,

Disprove it if you cari, Against another never speak.

Woman, loves leuit before she's wed,

Bui, after wel, the man. Reeds bend their long back, a rush faods Some diff'rence the loving wife Coon can the wind's rage :


[aben a lover; Thus tallmente sooneft beod under old age. Between a man when he's wed, and " Trade makes the man," some have de.

While a lover, be smiles, and will let a yes hated :


[ word no. 'Tis when he has tbar trade created. While a husband, he frowns, with the little Forni a friendship with no man addicted

Your inild replies, if you but hold in, to ftrife,


Will never make, but cure a scolding : And then all your friendships may laft during

After a quarrel, while you live,

Let the next thing be lo-forgive. You talk much of chastity; who can abuse it,

[iofe it! From pride, bright actions spring ; 'tis When the, who's the owner on't, wishes to The tulip rises from a filthy bed.

jufly laila Our bonour ftandsfaircilltemptations abound; Then bonour, like echo, is all empty found. From human minds important trifles

fpring, Trust your cash fo a rogue, who has riches Like empty bubbles floating on the wing; 'o'ergrown,

[his ownl. The child ac four is 'pleas'd with taw and Before him, who, tho' hopest, has none of ball, The grand support of life in bepe is found,

1, at fourscore, to view a broken wall. Just as the body's bield up by the ground. Time changes our paffions ; dress in youth

is the rage, To fear no man should be a stranger ; A mode most compleatly despis's in old age This tends to keep him out of danger: For if a dog fight he'd be in,

Some proud of bumility are found : Perhaps may meet a broken Thin.

Thus the lac'd hoe treads on the dirty

ground. A role, a bright guinea, and beautiful lass, Are the finett of pictures, but away Men have reason to vary, as much as in faces.

Religions treat kindly, whatever the case is; foonest país.

The man inur'd to court sofe eare
A confcience and a cabbage-net

Need do no more to court disease.
Are by one rule attended,
They'll narrow to an inch, and yet

Ne'er waste your substance like a careless

drone, May widely be extended.

Except you'll be contented when 'tis gone. If he who speaks has interest in the case, If you would be happy, this truth never Suspect at leaft one balf the words he says. doubt-ye, He who of honour boasts away,

Attempt to make happy the people about-ye. And be who boasts her virtue,

For fear, in wrath, you play the fool, Give reason to luipect that they

Take four and twenty hours to cool. Tell neither bim nor her true.l.



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ERELAND 38 Englith Chron.

LEICESTER Whitehall Eyen,

Leeds 2-Lewes Brit.Press-Globe

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Manchefter 3 Morning Herald

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The PROJECTOR, a periodical Paper, No XIV. n Use of the Liturgy in private Houtes cenfured 37 Character of the late Lord Chancellor Clare 15 Remarks on the Ceremony of christening Ships 40 A Character of the late Mr. Alderman Cadell 16 Hieundines urbice-The Earl of Effex, &c. ibid. Weft Front of St. Leonard's Chapel, Stamford 17 REVIEW OF New PURUTCATIONS 41-59 Oaken Pannels from Lincolo Golf Seal-ring it TOPOGRAPHICAL INTELLIGENCE

59 Anecdotes of Rev. Mr. Walker, of Seathwaite 18 L D'EX INDICATORIUS-Qaeries aufwered ibid. Memorable Particulars of a Death at Devizes 19 SELECT POETRY, Antient and Modern 60-64 Interefing Letter from a learned Brahmin ibid Proceedings in thepresent semion of Parliament 65 Chronolog. Table of Gentoo Kings of Madura z mhititution for Extermination of the Small Pox 69 Electricity an Agent ad Meteorol Appearances 21 Abitract of the principal Foneign currences 73 The Currents of Air, or Winds, accounted for 22 News from Country--Dometnc Occurences 78 Pursuits of Architecinirai Innovation, N.LVII. ib. Additions and Curreétionscoformer Obituaries SI Chichester Market-cross, the Cathedral, &c. 23 Marriages anit Deaths ofenvinent Persons 81-94 Rosetts Infcription illuftr.sted by M. Akerblad 29 Theatrical Regifter_The BiH of Mortality 94 M.Akelbiatloni Pliceaiciai InfernptionOxford 27 The Average Prices of Grain for One Month 95 An eafy and cheep Mellaud of preferving Bees 28|Daily Variatlons in the Prices of the Siocks 96

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For JANUARY, 1803.

Original Letter from the late Earl pleale to turn to a few lines at the

of OR FORD to a Friend. close of the fourth chapter,.p. 125; DEAR SIR,

Strawbery-hill, and still better, if you look at the
Oct. 12, 1794.

conclusion of the fifth chapter, be*****HERE has been pub- ginning in p. 144, with these words,

lished, this year, a : " But these poor abbots, &c.” T

book with so uncap- I think, Sir, you will discern extivating a title, that cellent and rational reflections, and

it may not have at. an admirable contrast between just ***** tracted your notice; seriousness and superstition, with yet, in some parts, I think it would an amiable picture of melancholy please and amuse you; and from contemplation on the vicissitude of one chapter, I can confidently say, human affairs. it deserves to be highly commended But what I chiefly mean to reand recommended, for the effect it commend to your observation, and may have on others; though not wish to see specified with proper anperhaps on those readers for whom comiuin (the real obje&t of this it was principally calculated, and letter), are the severe but merited on whom good sente is not apt to strictures on the French revolution; make much impression-I mean on their infolent philosophers, and Antiquaries— Lord help them! on all thole monsters that have been,

The book is called, "The History and are still, their disciples. Those and Antiquities of the Abbey and Itrictures extend to the end of the Borongh of Evelham," a quarto, fifth chapter; and, in my humble printed there; the author, W. Tin opinion, no reprobation of the condal, M. A. late Fellow of Trinity duct of the French, for the last five College, Oxon. I know nothing years, has been so well expressed, at all of the gentleman, nor whe- in the compass of fix pages. How ther he is a clergyman or a laic. I concisely has the author, towards am fond of English local history; a the bottom of p. 146, painted the ftudy, if it may be called so, that apilh and pedantic affectation of Tequires little but patience, and a their writers, in imitation of the memory for trifles; and which, to clafficks! be sure, from the general manner I beg your pardon, good Sir, for in which it is executed, produces giving you this trouble, though, I as little satisfaction as any kind of trust, I have introduced to you an reading can do. Thus, you see, I author worthy of your acquaintance. prove I am one of those insipid be. I beg too not to have this letter ings, at whom I hinted, who de- shewn, as I write to you moft conmand nothing but to be told facts fidentially, and thould be very sorry and circunittances of no import- to offend those very inoffensive pere ance, that commonly are obsolete, sonages, our Antiquaries, for a few and little worth reviving.

of whom I have great efteeni. To my great furprize

(for I never

I am, with sincere respect, Sir, set out in such talks with fanguine Your most obedient hunible servant, hopes of entertainment) I found

ORPORD. the work in question written with P.S. Pray read the account of the utmost impartiality and libera- the battle of Evetham; it is a fine lity; as you will judge, if you will piece of history,



Mr. Stapleton, Jan. 6. tance to the religious and political
TOWEVER unpleasant it may establishments of the kingdom,

be to my feelings to answer Sir, in the first place, I do firmly án anonymous V writer, yet I con- believe that more injury has been ceive it is a duty-incumbent upon done to the cause of our holy reme to notice a letter, figned G. ligion by the many delusive pubH.C. vol, LXXII. p. III. The lications on the history of our globe, author, after stating that it is al- than the excellent and not suffiserted in p. 1966, of the same vo- ciently to be extolled publications Jume, that Mr. Joseph Harford for the defence of it, “ was bred up a Quaker, but, from The scope and aim of my address a thorough conviction of the supe- is to the higher orders of society, rior excellency of the dactrines of from whom all the inferior orders the Church of England, he became are eventually influenced, in respect a member of it many years before to example and persuasion; and his death," thus proceeds:

" From when I mention the higher orders, an accurate account of facts well I beg not to be understood as pointknown to near relations, from their ing to title or rank alone, but to intimate knowledge of Mr. Har- all the professional claftes of men ; ford, I can assure you, that he left who by education have obtained the Society only on account of his the powers of discrimination and astuming the magisterial character; literary abilities, to give their prinwhich, he avowed to the Society, ciples respect and currency. In he entered into from a conviction the nature of my social intercourse, that he might become more ureful I have very many times observed to his fellow-citizens, than in his the frequency of free discussion, on Private rank.

topicks of the greatest importance Permit me to affure you, that the to religious enquiries. A converfainformation of G.H. C. respecting tion begun on the most interesting my father's, sentiments, and the topick,

and carried on with the other circumstances of the family, greatett powers of learning and are very inaccurate your biogra- acquaintance with books, has im

. phical account (p. 1066) is ftri&tly perceptibly branched out to the intrue; and I can venture to affert, vestigation of the recondite truths that, as my father, whilst a Quaker, of religion; when I have observed was not one merely to avoid the no pause or resting-place for the duties of public life, so, when human mind, and the company, he quitted the Society, le did not after the greatest stretch of intellec, do it because he was desirous of depart, either with a tale of pleabeing a magistrate, but purely and fantry, or with principles very unconscientiously for the reasonal- friendly to the cause which the figned by your biographical corre- advocates had ably defended; a fpondent. Citos. HARFORD. chemical analysis has led to the

origin of matter; the inhabitants Mr. URBAN,

of a new-discovered island to the BELIEVE the pablick are very creation of man, the Mammoth to

much indebted to your monthly the Antedeluvian world; and so on Publication for many excellent from the Deluge, to the golden literary bints, add for the promo- days of Paradise. tion of several benevolent inftitu-You must already perceive that tions. It is from this persuasion; I Moses and his five inspired books am induced to communicate to the must have been occasionally cited publick through your favourg my and variously commented on; with fentiments, on a topick, which ap- the addition of several uninspired pears to me of the greatest impor-men; such as Burnet, Woodward,


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