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Without committing treafor. -If Lee will dance a loyal jig, He'll get a sugar plumb-or fig,
And taste a Treas'ry raisin.
There let the trusty Heflians steer,
And Yaugars shoot them dead.
To vomit at Spithead.
Away the dear bought cut-throats go
Yet hear one serious truth:
Unless we break a tooth.
But friends demand the plaintive lay,
by the dispensing power of admiralty and treasury licences and (it is said) that Lord Howe has obtained a patent for the commissioners to hold an annual fair each fall, and to sell peace, groceries, and haberdashery, to all the Americans who will submit and lay down their arms.
* General HRVY prevailed on him to fail, without the second division, by giving him a dose of aurum putabile in his hock.
$ The names of officers in the Brunswic guards.
And felt a soldier's pride ;
To CONWAY tune no venal lyre,
(Such whigs are out of date :)
The foldier of the state.
Germans will stand th' electric shock,
Or else you'll meet reproaches :
All coffin'd in their I coaches.
Did you the glorious treaty fign?
I These lineal descendants of Hengist, have faid in a large ftock of old hock, and refused (tho' transports are scarce) to fail without their coaches, as they have some thoughts of set: tling in America. Lord MANSFIELD says, their claims by hereditary right are unquestionable. The argument fands thus;--- England being the mother country, Heffe is the grandmother; as, the English (I appeal to Mr. MACPHER SON) can only be considered as colonised Hefians.
Of algebraic head,
Are equal to one s dead?
Old || Israel shook his new-ground spear,
While + GRANT, with fear and shame,
-Tom Gage could do the same.
Is this the way, most valorous Lord,
Or conquer at Quebec?
These Ş“ By the Heffian treaty, three wounded men shall b: reckoned as one killed, and paid for accordingly."
See the Parliamentary Register. || ISRAEL PUTNAM.
GEORGE WASHINGTON, + General GRANT.
| Vincit Amor patriæ. § In one of General Howe's letters, his excellency makes a desperate attempt to be witty ;---but neck-or-nothing seems to be his military maxim for wit as well as war. " The rebels, (says he) are hors du danger, if their necks are as safe as mine,” viz. Boston Neck ---But as this is his first bon-mot, perhaps he will improve in the course of the cam
These glorious triumphs you may tell,
And make 'Squire Boobies willing
They'll vote another shilling,
Unfit to wield the martial blade,
Your country to undo:
And so resembles you.
• Mr. Burke's humane bill was thrown out by the country gentlemen (those great supporters of the American war) who were determined to preserve their tenants righaks ---to all deo-dands,
Ο ΜΙΑ Η: ΑΝ
ADDRESSED TO CHARLOTTE HAYES
BY THE SAME.
O Venus, regina, Cnidi Paphique,
Hog. Lib. I. Ode 36.
OF statesmens wiles I fcorn to fing;
Can scarce deserve my praise.
For buxom CHARLOTTE Hayes.
Nor let Parnassian maids be coy,
You oft obey my summons: -Though CHARLOTTE's girls yield for hire, 'Tis through ambition they aspire
To act-like lords and commons !
Her sprightly fair ones laugh and fing;