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Touch'd by the quill of goose ; But such a cord as oft
see On Hounslow's plain swung o'er a tree,
And ending in a noose.
Tho' none (like Twitcher) filch a purse,
Nor cut a fingle throat;
Hence are our fleets afloat.
With ev'ry brate of Noah's ark,
Vot'ries to sword and fire :
From conscience-not for hire.
Young bees forsake their native hive,
With ease and plenty dwell ;
To plunder ev'ry cell ?
That this be juft-hear yon Sch gang;
Sir Gil B-.. ELL-.-T.
The genius of starvation! « The faulchion's edge-the cannon's thunder, Shall make America knock-under,
Or ruin either nation.'
Sawney & bring up your corps of blacks,
The Russ beat out their brains!
The only trade remains !
ELL-S § come next thou boar of boars,
Yet In-sll, 'tis agreed,
harmless boar to you, Of Caledonia's breed..
THURL-E-* approach with rugged Dick to
Avow your Bedford-creed :
--Rig-y, Pay-.--- Gen.
Next for a Nap-behind the clock,
Upon their legs appear.
This for your Master's ear:
“ Boreas f, whose bloated bluft'ring jowl, 46 Can
urge the storm, or can controul,
Keep not so bold a fail ! “ There's scarce a man will stand the deck; “ The vessel lies a perfect wreck;
“ She'll founder in the gale!
Quid bellicosus Cantaber, et Scythes
COURAGE, my Lord--tho’ Howe is filed,
Like • Col. ONSL--+ Sir GR--- Coo---R, Lord No--u's Secretary. I Led N-.-H.
Like Nunc'mar at Hin-dos-tan:
Pall-Mall-and Rebel Boston.
To look for better quarters ;
For cannon balls and mortars.
Starv'd-and unfound in limb and wind,
'Tis no great loss they're taken: Such fteeds at Minden had you got, Tho'GRANBY spurr’d-they cou'dn't trot,
This would have sav'd your bacon.
And dancing to the fife':
Or kiss his faithful wife.
* Lord MANSFIELD and Sawney WEDDERBURN E both. agree in opinion, that the fishery-bill was only designed to prevent their fishing in the open seas; any thing in the prohibitory bill to the contrary notwithstanding. + This word is thus explained by a traveller : " at their
I hope your army found some means
From being maul'd--and pepper'd;
And act the gentle shepherd !
The General now his ware || unpacks,
usual time the old couple retire to bed, leaving the young ones to settle matters as they can, who having sat up as long as they think proper, get into bed together also, but without pulling off their under garment, in order to prevent scandal. -If the parties agree, it is all very well; the banns are pube lithed, and they are married without delay."
Banbury's Travels through N. America.
Patie and ROGER.