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Her prowess Albion's empire shakes,
Display great Nature's hand;
To rule the wond'rous land.
Bold emulation stands confeft;
The heroick passion runs ;
When Nature ranks her fons.
Lo, Britain's ancient genius flies
Ind war's dire horrors cease ;
To liberty and peace.”
A NEW SCHEME TO RAISE A NEW CORPS, ANO SUPPLY THE WANT
SCOTCH MILITIA; ADDRESSED TO LORD BARRINGTON, SECRETARY
BY THE SAME.
Arma, virumque cano.
OF arms and wondrous tribes I fing;
Form'd on a liberal plan ;
You can't recruit a mani,
Adopt a philosophick hint,
Nor think my project odd;
With learned Lord MONBODD'.'
Since you, my Lord, disdain to look
By which your genius steers :
* « Though the bounty has been raised, and the standard " "lowered, yet no recruits can be got,' Lord Barrington's Speech in the House of Commons.
Perhaps you'll hear with some surprize
Like commoners and peers ! The Ouran Outangs wife and great, (The Bedford party of a state,)
Who factions form or break ;
-Only they cannot speak. *
Then check depopulation ;
angs that are found in the kingdom of Angola in Africa, and « in several parts of Asia. They are exa&tly of the human form, " walking erect, not upon all four; they use sticks for weapons ; “ they live in society; they carry off negro girls, whom they « make llaves of, and use both for work and pleasure."
Origin and Progress of Language. § Col. Faucet was frequently employed to raise recruits in Gere many during the American war.
f “ For that there are men with tails, is a fact so well atteft. « ed, that I think it cannot be doubted. One Keoping, a Swede " by birth, saw men with tails, like those of cats, and which they “ moved in the same manner, on an island in the gulf of Ben“ gal, called Nicobar." Origin and Progress of Language, Vol. I.
To barren Scotia waft them o'er,
A rebel-to starvation !!
They spring o'er stakes and ditches; The Treas'ry's drain'd by Frazier's corps, For bonnets blue, and kelts, they roar,
-You only save their breeches ! The French an Ouran nicely stuff *, I've seen one standing in his buff,
Who had been gay and frisky : He once like
you, could Airt a fan, And was in truth a pretty man,
But died by drinking whiskey.
At Rebels turn them loose:
See p. 94, note I. *“ I myself law at Paris, one of them whose skin was ffuffed Standing upon a shelf in the king's cabinet. He had exactly the thape and features of a man. He lived several years at Versailles, and died by drinking spirits. He had as much the understanding of a man as could be expected from his education, and performed many little offices to the lady with whom he lived, but never Icarned to speak."
Origin and Progress of Language. E 4
Hips, haws, and acorns they will eat,
Like Abyfinian Bruce !
With envious glance Germain shall see
Firing as quick as Prussians :-
And scorn the aid of Russians. *
Mac-Homer too, in prose or song,
To deep researches led,
Who from the Highlands fled.
At such a pedigree you sneer ;
And North no longer droops :
Excellent qualities for the American service, as provisions are rather scarce.
A negotiation was then carrying on to hire a body of Rura fians to serve in Amsrica.
Ś Vide Whitaker's Remarks, &c. &e.