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Indemnity he now disdains || ;
Who'll vote them foreign troops ?
Herries and Sherri' • shall collogue,
And Monsodd's hopes surpass :
Than INNES or DUNDAS.
To check religious zeal and quarrels,-
Dalrymple pen their story!
To fire their souls to glory.
ll The opposition kindly offered an 487 of Indemnity' to Lord! North for employing Hessian troops in the British dominions; but as his lordship thought our colonies were not comprehended within the meaning of the prohibition in the Act of Settlement relative to foreign troops, he thanked his opponents for the offer, but de: clined accepting it.
* Messieurs Herries and Sheridan, Scotch and Irish professors of oratory, who modestly undertook to teach us the true enunciation « and pronunciation of the English language
Honours, like fulphur, cure all stains;
And dignify difgrace :
Though of a Scottish race.
Whatever Ouran catches LEE ,
And clap a blazing star on ;
A Nova Scotia Baron!
General Charles Lee. + Sir John Dalrymple..
A CONGRATULATORY ODF, ADDRESSED TO
Scriberis, Vario fortis, & hoftium
Vi&tor, Mæonii carminis alite,
Your wisdom in taxation;
Our power supreme shall Yankies own,
Lay down their lives and riches :
To buy them-velvet breeches. *
Strong Addresses were presented by the ighabitants of Biiniingham and Manchester, to urge the continuance of the American
My trembling muse can ne'er aspire
Or fing these glorious days :
And scarce bear modest praise.
Else should I hail this lucky hour,
Britain fhall Pæans fing:
To ravish George our King * !
Can I describe the Atlantick fea,
Dire cause of civil rage ?
• Mr. Richardson, (the witness against Sayre, and therefore the Titus Oates of the Court) will produce undoubted evidence to prove this extraordinary falt.-The Lord Mayor elect, Mr. Sawbridge, encouraged his sister to this atrocious attempt, unparalle!. ed even in her own hiftory, -Mr. Wilkos is also strongly sur. pected.
The dust and sweat on Putnam's brow,
But kneels to Madam Gage ?
Enough for me, if I rehearse
And prove my patriot zeal :
; Though the King's touch might heal.
OCTOBER 27, 1775.
* To prevent malignant constructions, the author thinks himself bound in honour to declare, that by Madam Gage he means Mrs. Gage, and not the General. At the same time he candidly owns a compliment was designed to the gallant old wood-cutter, for his fingular politeness to that lady.