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XVI.

Her prowess Albion's empire fhakes,
Her cataracts, her ocean'd lakes,

Display great Nature's hand;
And Europe fees, with dread surprise,
Æthereal tow'ring spirits rise,

To rule the wondrous land.

XVII.

Bold emulation stands confeft;
Through the firm chief's and yeoman's breast

The heroick passion runs ;
Imperial spirits claim their place!
No venal honours lift the base,

When Nature ranks her funs.

XVIII.

Lo, Britain's ancient genius flies
Where commerce, arts and science rise,

And war's dire horrors cease ;
Exulting millions croud her plains,
Escap'd from Europe's galling chains,

To liberty and peace."

A NEW

A NEW SCHEME TO RAISE A NEW CORPS, AND SUPPLY THE WANT OF A SCOTCH MILITIA; ADDRESSED TO LORD BARRINGTON, SECRETARY AT WAR.

BY THE SAME.

Arma, virumque cano.

VIRGIL

OF arms and wond'rous tribes I fing;
My scheme fall through the nation ring,

Form'd on a liberal plan ;
Though ev'ry day the bounty rise",
The standard too-your Lordship’s fize!"

You can't recruit a mall,

Adopt a philofophick hint,
Though its convey'd in shime and print ;

Nur think my project odd;
Or else I'll set you at defiance,
And boast my new and grand alliance

With learned Lord MONBODD'.'

Since you, my Lord, disdain to look
In any tome, but the red book,

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*

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Perhaps you'll hear with some surprize
How monkies above monkies rife,

Like commoners and peers ! The Ouran Outangs wife and great, (The Bedford party of a state,)

Who factions form or break”;
With high-bon'd, eager, hungry features,
MONBODDO swears are human creatures,

-Only they cannot speak..
Ship Faucet s quick' with prosperous gales,
To catch these monkey men with tails ti

Then check depopulation ; *" A whole nation, if I may call them fo, have been found « without the use of speech. This is the case of the Ouran Oute

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 Germany during the American war.

to “ For that there are men with tails, is a faet so well atten

ed, that I think it cannot be doubted. One Keoping. « by birth, saw men with tails, like those of cats, « moved in the same manner, on an island "gal, called Nicobar."

Origin and

To barren Scotia waft them o'er,
For Donald Alies his native shore

A rebel-to starvation ! #
Ourans outstrip the bounding hind,
Neither by coats or shoes confin'd,

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.
Then speak no more, my lord, on trifles,
But arm these Baboon Clans with rifles,

At Rebels turn them loose;

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Like Abyffinian Bruce !

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With erivious glance Germain shall see
These Tory troops skip up a tree,

Firing as quick as Pruffians :-
He'll find the loyal Ourans far
More dextrous in this Yankey war,

And scorn the aid of Ruffians. *

Mac-Homer too, in profe or fong,
By the State-papers of Buffon,

To deep researches led,
A Gallo-Celtick scheme may botch $
To prove the Quran-race were Scotch,

Who from the Highlands fled,

At such a pedigree you fneer ;
Pert Sawney's logick makes it clear,

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 Rus. fians to serve in Amsrica.

$ Vide Whitaker's Remarks, &c. &e.

Indemnity

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