Journal of a Tour from Rotterdam ébrougb Au. Just as our ord'nary was ready,
Arian Brabant, and Flanders.

Arrivid 'Squire Ashby I and his lady,

With two or three companions more, In an EPIST LL 10 a friend in England. Whom, tho' we'd never seen before, (Continued from p. 334.)

We greeted joyfully, which they

With equal pleasure did repay. FROM Intel Pelligence te mos habere ment,

Their fine behaviour, sense, and parts Stow'd in the Diligence * to Gbent. Struck us at once, and won our hearts, And (pardon it if a digreffion,)

We joak'd, and laugh'd, and could not quit Saw by the way a droll proceffion,

Their company without regret, Made up of a wild rabble rout,

But part we must, each bent on journey, Who tore the air with many a fhout,

They bound to Gbeat, and we'to Tournay. Dreli'd in a thousand antic íhapes,

When there arriv’d, we search'd in vain, And brisk, and frolicksome as apes.

For something that would entertain. Some were on horseback, some on foot,

Then to our inn, to sooth our care, Some with one spur on, come one boot, Sharp set we bent our steps, and there And Audious to enhance the fun,

(O let it not Tournay disparage) Some carried piftols, some a gan.

For supper had a cow's miscarriage. Their martial air would not alarm ye;

So tender 'twas, as well as small, 'Twas much like our good burgher army t: We eat up griftles, bones and all ; For lo ! whene'er to fire they try'd.

Good humour ne'ertheless we kept, Some wink'd, and turn'd their heads aside. Then drank a chearful glass, and Rept. These left, we onward laughing went,

With carly morn, from Number's trance And got, at dinner time, to Gbent,

We start, and mount the Diligence. And with good appetite, thro' fafting,

And in one hour (it damp'd our joy) Put up at the inn of St Sebastian.

Reach'd the fam'd field of Fontenoy, Here, as they had done at other places,

Where Britain's sons, as bold as lions, Our English friends fat making faces

Bid France's numerous hoft defiance, At this, and that, and t'other dish,

And mow'd their battle down-with tear Nought was according to their wish.

Pale Louis fhrank behind his rear, T- and I fell smart to work,

And thought himself scarce safe e'en there And play'd a vigorous knife and fork,

In courage, not in numbers, strong, While they, tho' hungry all, sa: mumbling, Their dreadful column mov'd along, And all the time we eat, were grumbling. Swept, like a thunder-bolt, the plain, Nothing we said could yield relief,

And mask'd its way with heaps of flain, They ligh'd for pudden and roaf beef.

By numbers wearied out, not beat, This town is old, and nearly round,

By friends forsook, they fcorn'd to fly, And spreads a vast extent of ground.

And gain'd more glory in retreat, Here pompous churches we bebeld,

Than some have done by victory. And numbers of them worth observing; From thence to Mons we rode that day, The priests with pride and plenty (wellid,

(A town of which, l've nought to say, ) The tatter'd common people tarving. Thro' a fine country all the way, Hence our three English friends light hearted, Where Ceres spreads her gifts around, From Tand your servant parted,

And laughing harveste deck che ground. And in a barge, that fair and huge is,

The farmers little more than glean 'em, Went on a fine canal to Bruges,

For Cburcb and Queen share moft between 'em. Thence reach'd Ofend the wild'd-for strand,

Of all your thieves, sure Abby-Lubbers, Embark'd and gain'd their native land,

Are some of the worst kind of robbers, This they resolved on a sudden,

That eve away to Biencbe we bore, Smit with the love of beef and pudden,

And quarter'd at the Mouton d'Or , My friend, and I, hence held our way From whence, next ndon, chro' uncouth ways, Precise at noon tide reach'd Courtray,

Namure receiv'd our duty chaise. And there din'd at a publick table,

Namure with various beauties crown'd, Where you'd have thought yourself at Babel,

Whers-:'er you cast your eyes around, To hear, in loud vociferations,

: Presents a scene exceeding fine, The languages of different nations.

Where Bacchus' gifts with Ceres' join. Sure never sounds did worse agree,

Here, wood-crown'd hills majestic rise, Now Yaw Myn beer; now, Si vous plait There verdant vales attract your eyes; Now, Sir, I'm glad Io see you. Wbieber

While, serpentine, the chrystal Maeje D'ye travel next ? then altogether.

Along the smiling valley Atrays. Yet in this strife I can declare

Here with terrific martial frown, The English language had its fbare ;

A citadel o'erlooks the town. (Not meerly because I was there.)

So strong both art and nature make it, For in the midft of all this coil,

You'd think old nick could never take it; From Paris, by the way of Lisle,

Yet 'twas by our third William won,

A large French army looking on. * Sorbe Stage Coaches are called in France and Flanders.

The train bands bere, which are mucb of the S A Gentleman of Suffolk. fume beroic flamp wirb yours at London.

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Next, if 'twas needful, I could few ye, Or wbo awhile may quote my triling lays, How, down the Maese, we fail'd to Hocy, And kindly give some little share of praise : Delighted on the gurgling tide,

So licle fond of what the world calls Fame,
With charming views on either fide,

As dies my body, so I wish my name.
Of rocks, woods, vineyards, fields of cora, Mean while, each brisk emotion as I feel,
Whate'er a prospect can adorn.

I'll play with Mirth, and trip up Sorrow's heel, How thence, in open boat degraded,

Sure some blithe Spirit (mil'd upon my birth; With scolding, heat, and thirft, quite jaded,

For fince I rambled on this fpeck of earth, We got to Liege, a black-guard place,

I've lov'd to laugh, tho' Care food frowning by, Where's much religion, little grace.

And pale Misfortune roll'd her mcagre eye. - How to Maestricbt we came and took'

While casy Conscience builds her eafy neft
Departed thence to Bois le Duc ;

Within my borom, and fits there at reft,
From thence to Dort, and home, but fearing Why not indulge the fallies of the soul?
I should not make it worth your hearing; Why stop the tides of pleasures as they roll ?
This long epifle here I'll end,

Shall pecvith veterane, of rigid mould,
And am, your Servant, Sir, and Friend,

Who think all wisdom center'd in the old,
B. S-N.

Shall such (though aged merit 1 revere)

Blockade my fancy in its bold career ? Copy of a Wote found in :be House of an old Ba- No:-Light

of heart

, as long as health remaine, cbelor, very lately deceased.

And guides her puppet spirits through my veing;

Thro life's thick bustle I will edge my way,
ITH a mind quite at ease, in the even-
ing of life,

And join the laughing chorus of the day: Unincumber'd with children, relations, or wife; And drive to brand me with the mark of thame;

Though short-liv'd wit should ridicule my name, Not in friendship with one fingle creature alive,

Tbo'fools, who form no judgment of their owA, I make my last Will in the year Sixty-five.

Whom nature never meant to think alone; How I leave my affairs tho' I care not a straw, Who deal out praise at random, or condema Left a grocer should fart up my true heir at law; (Or right, or wrong, 'tis all the same to them) Or of such in default, which would prove a worse Though such insuli me, calmly fall I fit, thing

And grin at folly, as I laugh at wit.
My lands unbequeath'd should revert to the K-8, With juft so much religion in my heart,
I give and bequeath (be it first understood,

As will, I trust, secure my deathless part;
I'm a friend, & firm friend, co the general good; With pure contentment ever in my right,
And, odd as I seem, was remark'd from iny Wich two such friends, ye grave ones, tell me

That makes the weight of poverty seem light; youth, A fickler at all times for honour and truth)


Tell me, in sober sadness, shall I cry?
To - the peer, for his mirth-making catches
And for aiding his friends in the warrant dis-

patches ;
For a life of example, so great in the end,

HEN Damon ask'd me for a kiss,

The favour I refus'd Through intereft led to be tray his old friend.

He vow'd be took it much amils, To-, the bully, and scourge of the law,

Nor would be thus amus'd, Whose art is to make, then be paid for a flaw;

Platonic Love was all a jest, Who imparcially pleads, & with justice decides,

And though be much admir'd And takes, without fcruple, a fee from both sides;

The polish'd soul, yet that at best give now, I say, all my pers'nal affairs,

Bui languid joy inspir'd. With my lands in fee fimple, to them and their

Convinc'd, he lov'd with ardent truth, heirs;

Nor false did prétend ; As I mean by this act, in a word, to set forth

With soft defire, and glowing youth,
My real attachment to honour and worth,

Why should I then contend?
It's true, I might give (so may many more Aill)
A mite or two more to our Patriot W11L;

Yet hear me, Damon, while I tell
But there's brother Pynleni, witbal not to men-

A Rose's hapless fate,

Whose blooming pride, as it befel, tion

Thus haftend on its date. How warm the boy is with his Majesty's Pension,


This pow's, a garden's lovely boaft,

With blushing sweetneis grew;
LINE S in Praise of MIRTH.

A wand'ring youth the parterre croft,

And saw its beauteous hue.
By Mr WO TY.
ET others, anxious for a lasing name,

Impatient of the fragrant prize,
Bow down fubmifïive at the gate of lame;

He robs the flow'ry tree;
Immortal wreaths beleech her to entwine,

But soon ito transient sweetness flics, And make their future memories divine;

A scentless weed to fee: What boots the bubble praise that fame can give,

Then, from his bofom quickly thrown, That praise unheard, when they no longer live!

No longer gives delight; As to myself, when I refign my breath,

The bloom its faded leaves had known, And lie extended in the house of Death,

Quite wither'd from the fight. I value not what friend (if friend 1 bave) Such is the fate of ev'ry maid, With fading flowers may idly dress my grave; Whose unsuspicious mind


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Yields when defigning youth perfuade,

To make thee, Fair One! known:
To love is to be kind.

But my duty I attend; 0! field me, Virtue, from the snatt,

'Tis incumbent, as thy friend, With coldness arm my breat ;

Which proudly do I own. Modeft Reserve be all my care,

Wycomb, Yune 3, 1765. J. HOLLII. True Love's unerring teft.

On EVENING. When tender awe, and due respect,

The second Attempt of a young Lady, not yet Each word, each action prome, I'll not refift the soft effect,

fourteen Years of Age. But yield to virtuous love.

ASTE, beauteous Eve, to close the eye of While then, impertinently free,

day, You urge a bolder name,

To Tooth each pain, and drive each care away; I hear regardless every plea,

To charm the soul of labour to repose,
And bid you think them vaio.

While breathing zephyrs lull the folding role

To case the anxious heart of thrilling fear.
VERSES to Lord GM-Y.

When Aate'ring bope deludes each iwelling teas.

Now wild ambition plans each airy scheme. Written in the Year 1763.

And wither'd envy blasts each pleafing dream. Rattis'd too long at Circe's cup to fip, [lip; Now contemplation wings her dober flight, Break thro' the wanton's charm, her every wile; The Glent moon steals on by low degrees, Disdain the griefless tear, and purchas'd smile. And seems to whisper to the liftening trees. O much-lov'd G-y! not for these were given, For these mean ends, the precious stores of A uew Truce witb BACCHUS and VENUS.

Heaven. Good-nature, where all find themselves at cale, Sung by Mr Lowe at Marybone-Gardens, For, pleas'd itself, it never fails to please;

Y self between Venus and Baccbus I'll poise, Honour, plac'd centinel, to give th' alarm,

And 'twixt their two scales fix my bả. And warn the virtues of approaching harm;

lance of joys; Courage, that braves the danger of the field; 'Tis true, that they both have their charma, Jufice, that flies to spread her guardian thield

when apart, Before Opprcffion's arm, high-rais'd to wound But blended, they double the beat of my heart. Weak Innocence, laid proftrate on the ground ; With rage on his brow, & contempt in his eye, Pity, alive to feel another's grief,

Baccbus throws down his cluster, and gives me Alive to feel, and quick to bring relief;

the lye ; Anxious, neglectod worth to seek, and chear,

No female, says he, shall partake of my throne, To ftop Want's cry, and dry up Sorrow's tear :

A rival I hate, and I'll govern alone.
With all these virtues ftill we ask one more,
We boldly ask, in asking for the poor ;

Dear Venus in turn her dominion maintains,
For England, poor and fall'n! Can the demand Asserts her controul o'er the nymphs and the
Aid, and thou stretch not forth thy filial hand ?

(waini, For to her foes close-leagu'd her fame to blot,

Upbraids me for knecling at Baccbus's fhrine, Th'apoftate Whig, mean Tory, guileful Scol,

And Arictly forbids me the juice of the vine. The State's diseale! roose, chase them from the One scolds me, because I am fond of the bowl, throne ;

The other, 'cause woman shares half of my soul: Affert thy country's honour, and thy own. I boldly declare, for all projects I've try'd;

No mortal his paftime can better divide.
To Miss E. S.

Why then let 'em wrangle, what is it to me?
Aireft Nymph of all the train,

I warrant my conduct thall make 'em agree ;
Which on Wycomb's lowing plain

As one to prefer to the other I'm loth,
The Sinking Sun surveys,

I'll love, and I'll drink, and be plealing to both.
Rambling to the verdant grove,
Scene of pleasure and of love,

Now burnish'd with his rayi.

Sung by Miss BRINT at Vauxhall. As in this smiling landscape fair ;

RECITATIVE. (Woods and meads beyond compare, The valley, bill, and Atream)

Clarinda's fix'd resolve to move,
Beauties so in Thee combine,

My heart, alas, may feel the pain,
Only sweeter far are thine,

But juftly scorns the guilt of love.
Thou lovely nymph supreme!

See yon glorious golden Sun,

Is this, ye powers, his boafted Aame?
To the Earth his bright beams down

O say, is this his only end ?
Delight and plenty bear!

And can his love defroy the fame
He's the image of thy mind,

His truth and honour thould defend?
Glittering with thoughts refin'd,
While goodneso too is therc.

O for a thought so meanly base,

Th'ungenerous youth shall surely finds
Pardon me, that I assay

The heart that could admire his face,
To the pablic, in my lay,

Can till deteft him for his mind,


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Lif of Books published; wiib Extreets. In vain for right the royal Aranger cry'd, 1. Nterefing, historical events,&c, relative That right his Naves enjoy'd her lord deny'd;

to the provinces of Bengal, and the Yoninmost grove oft heard her mournful calo, empire of Indoftar ; with a seasonable hint Her sorrows spread along this filent vale; and persuasive to the honourable the Court Till Fate in pity call'd her to the fhore, of Directors of the East-India company, As

Where luft and tyranny oppress no more. also the mythology and cosmogony, faits

Thrice happy change ! wbcre royal virtue and festivals of the Gentoos, followers of the A The aged and the orphan are reliev'd ;

grier'd, Shaftab. And a differtation on the me.

And thankful widowa crowd the open'd door, tempsychofis, commonly, tho' erroneously

Where weeping majesty complain'd before. called the Pyıbagorean doctrine. By J. 2. Holwell, Efq; Part I. -Becket and De Honde. By this extract the reader will see that

This part contains, ill. A short history the versification of this little piece is ex. of the succession to the empire of Indojian, tremely harmonious, and that the sentiI from Aarenzeb to Mabome Sbaw. 2diy. ments are poctical: The sentiments, how

Transactions in the Sabahdaary of Bengal, B ever, in the following extra&, are more from the government of Juffier Kban, to than poetical, they are good. the usurpation of Aliverdi Khan, with a re. Here let the huntsman wind the echoing lation of many extraordinary particulars

horn, relating to Aliverdi, and his brother Hadjee Cheer his swift Ateed, & wake the roly morní Hamet. 3dly. A summary account of the Let dogs and men in noisy concert join, provinces of Bengal, its principal towns, And sportsmen call the harmony divine : their bearings and distance from each o The muse delights not, fond of penfive ease, ther and from Calcutta, with an estimate of C In diflipation, or pursuits like there. their revenues.

And thou, sweet thrush ! prolong thy The next part is to contain, 4. A lum

am'rous tale, mary view of the fundamental religious te.

Let thy love burthen'd fong delight the vale!

No leaden death I bring, no toils for thee, nets of the Gentoo's, followers of the Sba.

Sing on, and footh thy feather'd progeny. ftab. 5. A thort account from the Sbao, fiab, of the creation of the worlds, or uni. D Unbend the bow, and curb an iron age !

Come, peaceful precepts ! of the Samian sage, 'verse. 6. The Gentoo manner of comput Whatever laws Mort-fighted man may make, ing time, and their conceptions touching Who cannot give, can have no power to take; the age of be toorlds, and the period of their He, and he only, who could life beftow, ditsolution. 7. An account and explana May call his bleffing from the realms below. tion of the Gentoo fasts and festivals, with Let Thaggy bears, that proul Muscovia's a representation of their grand feast of the


[gore; Drugab, comprifing a view of their princis Stain their fierce claws, or dip their tongue in pal idols, and the genealogy of their fubora What they for hunger, we for pleasure tlay:

This does not equal human beasts of prey, dinare deities. 8. A differtation on the Gentoo doctrine of the metempsycbafis,

Nor is this thirft of blood to man confia'd; (of tbe part of the work nur published, we

See S, a savage of the fairer kind! shall give an epitome in our next.)

Pardon me, you ! whose nobler (cars can flow

For ought that suffero misery below; 2. Kimbolton-Park ; a poem. Dodpley. Who thrink to rob the infećt of its hour,

Kimbolton-Park belongs to Kimbolton-Cafle, Or bruise its offspring in the openiog floweri. now a seat of the Duke of Mancbefter, in Your form, your fears were by great Heav'n Huntingtonshire. This place was the retreat


defign'd of Karbarine of Spain after she had been At once to charm and humanize mankind. divorced by Henry the Villth, and she died When nature fair from her Creator fprung, here, as it is fupposed, of a broken heart. And wond'ring angels hallelujah's sung, The author, has improved this incident The sylvan scene, bleft seat! to man was into a polite complement to his Grace, 10

giv'n, whom he confesses great obligations, in the

The richest bounty of indulgent Heaven. following verses:

To Peace then sacred be the shady grove !

G When hapless England felt a tyrant's fway,

Be there no murmurs heard--but those of And that fierce tyrant fell to luft a prey,

love : Here fill'd with grief an injur'd princesa * Aed

Love, fied from noise and cities, haunts the From short-liv'd grandeur, ond divided bed :

glade, Oppression spread her horrors o'er the plain,

The falling fountains, and the filent shade, And all thy sweets, Kimbolton ! bloom'd in

laspires each warbling fongfer in the bow's,

Breathes in each gale, and blottoms in each For not the fragrant breath of rosy morn,

flower. Nor tuneful lark on ring piniens borne, Nor all the verdure of the blooming spring,

In another part the author juftly cen. H

sures the present rage for cutting down Can to the broken heart loft pleasure bring. trecs ; and it is certainly most “ devodily

lo England then the fons of freedom lepe, to be wished" by all that know nature, And drooping virtue o'er their afhes wept : and pofsess taste, that every heir was not Catherine of Spain. " Fue to tbe Dryads of bis faiber's woeds."



Foreign Books, lately published,

ftitution, were answerable for each other, 1. An historical and political account

and that the Jesuits in France Mould pay

the debts of their American miskonaries. of the suppression of the Jesuits in France ; by M. d'Alembert.

On the other hand, the Jefuits in France D'Alembert gives an account of the Jesu: A fufal, that they stood tryal, before the

were so certain of the justice of their re. its from their first institution, and mentions several particulars by which they have

grand chamber of the parliament of Paris ; fucceffively lost credit in France.

where they were cast, by the unanimous One of their scholars alfaffinated Herry

voice of the judges, and amidst the unithe IV th ; and Guignard, a Jesuit, was

versal acclamations of the people. What convicted of writing a book in favour of

added to their misfortune, also, was, thal,

belide the immense rums they were con Regicide, for which he was condemned to die, and the society was expelled the king. B che future all manner of commerce.

demned to pay, they were interdi&!ed for

Yet dom, by an arret of parliament,

as a de. testable and diabolical society, the cor.

even this was but the beginning of their

disasters. It had been disputed, during rupters of youth, and enemies to the king

the trial, whether or not they were liable and Atate."

to each other debts, by virtue of their conof this arret, however, they obtained a

ftitucion. This debare of course furnishrepeal, and tourished under Richlieu, the minister of Lewis the Xullth. In the reign

ed the parliament with an opportunity of of Lewis the XIVth, they acquired ftill c which it appears had before never been

seeing what this famous constitution was ; greater influence; all the benefices par.

examined into, nor was ever established ling through the hands of La Cbaize and Le Tillier, made the clergy dependant upon

according to the requisite forms of law, them. Le Tillier was hared even by his

An examination, therefore, being made brethren, and his brethren were execrated

into their conftitution, and into some of for his fake ; he drew great odium upon

their books; it afforded very legal and

sufficient proofs that their institution was the society by destroying the famous monaftery, called Port Royal ; and the com. D contrary to the laws of the kingdom, the

obedience due to the king, the safety of motion raised by the bull Unigenitus, hurt

his person, and the peace of the state. the society Aill more ; the refusal of the

The parliament of Paris having taken a facrament to the Janfenifits, was a principal

whole year to enquire into the nature of cause of their ruin,

their inftitution, it was very natural for They lost interest at court when it was most necessary they should improve it, by

the Jefaits to beftir themselves, and to

make what friends they could at court. refusing, out of respect to the Queen, and

Indeed they succeeded so far, as to obtain the Dauphin, to undertake the spiritual E direction of Madamoiselle la Pompadour, and

an edi& from the king in their favour ;

but on the unanimous refusal of the par. they raised the resentment of many men

liament to register it, and their earnett very able to turn them into ridicule, by

remonftrances to the king, it was with. abusing the Encyclopedia. Such was the fituation the Jesuits

drawn. Things were in this situation, when the war broke out between France

when the capture of Martinico, by the Eng. and England ; which involved the society F caufe a diversion to which, it is said, the

lish, set the nation again in a ferment: io in that famous law-suit, which dire&ly

ministry thought on the expedient of pro. brought on its deftru&tion. These fathers carried on a considerable commerce in the

ceeding farther against the Jesuits; as Alinand of Martinico; and, as they had fur.

cibiades is reported to have cut of the tail tained fome losses by the war, they want.

of his dog, to afford the Arbenians some.

thing to talk about, and divert their attened to wipe off, or compound, their debts,

tion from matters of ftate. The principal with their correspondent in Lyons and Marseilles. These correspondents, looking

of their college, therefore, was conimand. upon the society in general to be answer. G shut up their schools on the first of April

ed to obey the arrets of parliament and to able for their brethren in Martinico, addressed themselves to a certain Jesuit in

1762. On the fixth of Auguft following, France, demanding Justice.

This good

their institution was unanimously confather, however, instead of remitting them

demned in parliament ; to which, no opgood bills, or getting their own accepted,

position was made by the crown. The offered to celebrate a mals for them ; that

society was now of course dissolved, and as they would certainly lose their money,

their poffeffions alienated and sold ; the God Almighty might teach them to bear

other parliaments of the kingdom followthe loss with Christian patience. Their H ing sooner or later the example of that of creditors

Paris, finding themselves cheated, fought their remedy at law; infifting, 2. A Complete and accurate descrip. chat chose fathers, by virtue of their conc

tion of Switzerland, witb the adjacent

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