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Warner on the Gout.

A full and plain Account of the Gout! on this subject," he appears never to have read
From wbence will be clearly seen tbe Folly, or Van Swieten, who is confessedly the best au-
Bafeness of all Pretenders so cure is, &c. By thor on the Gout extant, and though he pro-
Ferdinando Warner, L L. D.

miles to give some new inftructions for its rem As an excuse for our reverend author's in. lief, we can discover very little in this work but fringing upon the province of the gentlemen what is taken from Sydenham, Quincey, James of the faculty, “ It is certain, says he, that and Musgrave. His notion in the physiological befides much experience in myself and others, pari of this treatise of the powers of the ftophysicians cannot allow so much time in the mach in digeftion, and of Lewenhock's discostudy of any one disorder, as I have given veries have been long fince exploded, but these upon the Gout; neither can any physician errors every man is liable to fall into who wbo is not a gouty man, be so well acquaint- Ateps out of his own profession to write on ed with the little circumstances in the pro- physical subjects, and any censure on this gress of this distemper, which are necessary to occafion, will, we apprehend, give very little be known, as an atteative, arthritic who is trouble to our author, as he says, he has ham not a physician; for almost every fit produces zarded his character too much as a writer Something new for his observation."

upon great works of other kinds, to be in After come physiological remarks, our re- aay degree solicitous about the reception of verend writer proceeds to give a history of the this account of the gout. regular gout, in which he has endeavoured The Goul-extraordinary Cafes in tbe Head, to collect every thing of importance that has Stomacb, and Extremities, witb pbysical and been advanced by some of the beft authors obirurgical Remarks and observations, &co upon thac disorder, and at the same time that &c. By Richard Ingram, Man-Midwife, late he pronounces the cure of it to be impossible, Surgeon to the Fift Regiment of Dragoons. he professes to produce some new methods of This writer is of opinion, thai what is atfording the gouty patient relief : “When commonly called the Gout, is only the effets the fit is arrived at it's height, says he, if the of a cause, and a kind endeavour in nature pain should be greater than the patient can to assemble together and fling off the obnoxia bear.commodiously, and his nights are sleepless, ous particles. He asserts, that he is poflefied then, not withitanding the prejudices of moft of a preparation that immediately frikes at phyficians against opiates in the Gout, he the origin of this disorder, though he acmay relieve himself by the following ano- knowledges that it must be varied in quantity dyne:

and form, according to the age, conititution, Take of opium fix drachms-Soap of tartar Effay, he has published cases of n ne persons,

and habit of the pacient. At the end of the
and caftile soap of each half an ounce-

who were successfully treated in this disease.
Nutmeg powdered one drachm-Cam-
phire three drachms

Saffron two

His plan to prevent the evils which arise

from the indiscriminate grant of medicinal
scruples -Sweet spirit of fal ammoniac
nine ounces. ---Digest all the ingredients fervations on the pernicious custom of cordial

patents is worthy of attention, and his ob-
in a Florence Alask in a sand heat for drinking, which destroys fuch numbers of
Ben days, shaking it now and then till the molt amiable part of the creation, deserve
the last day or two, and then pour it off the most serious confideration. In short, note
clear, and stop it up for use."

withstanding our ingenious author keeps his
He directs thirty or forty drops of this me- medicine a secret, we cannot but recommend
dicine to be taken, upon an empty ftomach his performance to the purusal of every one
an hour before it is wanted to operate, in a affiliated with this complaint, which has hi.
glass of mint or plague water, and if, an hour tberto bid defiance to che utmost efforts of the
or two after taking it, the pain is not greatly medical art.
abated, he orders twenty drops more. The The Entanglement, or, The History of Miss
number of drops are to be proportioned to the Eleonora Frampton and Miss Anaftatia Shafe
violence of the pain, and repeated every toe, 2 Vol. Noble.
night, if the pain requires its abating two or This history is indeed an entanglement,
three drops at a time as the pain abates, till and, was it even unravelled, would give but
the dose is reduced to ten or a dozen, when very little satisfaction to a fenfible reader, it
the patient may defift at once from taking being written in the true taste of the circula-
any more.

ting library.
He then proceeds to thew how very ill. Cleanentina, or, The History of an Italian
founded the prejudices againk exhibiting opi- Lady, who made her Escape from a Monastery
um in this disorder bave been, and aft:r giv- for ibe Love of a Scots Nobleman. Noble.
ing some directions and recipes for the treat- In an advertitement prefixed to this little
ment of all the cales of irregular gout, which volume we learn, that it was written by Mis,
he chiefy borrows from Mulgrave, concludes Haywood in the year 1728, and published us-
his treatise.

der the title of the Agreeable Caledonian,
Tho' Dr. Warner professes to take notice so that it is now only vamped up with little
of " vvery thing material in the best writers more that a different title-page, and cannot


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POETICAL Essays in JANUARY, 1768, consequently claim any attention as a new the best, and in some degree answers the asserproduction,

tion in the title page. A Colletion of tbe most effeemed Pieces of Cbobeletb, or ibe Royal Preacher, a Poems Poetry tbat bave appeared for several Years, most bumbly inscribed io ibe King. Johnston, with Variety of Originals. By Moses Mendez, Ludgate-ftreet. B/q; and oiber Contributors to Dodney's Col. This is a poetical version of Solomon's Section, so wbich tbis is intended as e Supple. Ecclesiastes, and will, iņ all probability, prove ment, Richardson.

an agreeable entertainment to many religious The compiled part of this publication is readers.



WHILL Greece and Rome blas'd forth in

ODE for ebe New Year, Jan. 1, 1768. An OCCASIONAL PROLOGUI, written for

the Play and Entertainment of THE WAY By Williara Whitehead, Esq; Poet Laureat.

To Keep Him and Tre GUARDIAN : ET the voice of mufick breathe,

afted by the Comedians at Scarborough, Nov. Hail with song the new-born Year! - 25, 1767, given to be Ladies, by ibe Tho' the frozen earth beneath

Marquis of Granby.
Feels not yet his influence near,
Already from his fouthero goal

early days The genial God who rules the day, Witb genuine luftre and with unbought praises Has bid his glowing axle roll,

No hireling poets were retain'd to fing,
And promis'd the return of May. And waft cheir heroes on the muses wiog :
Yon ruffian blasts, whose pinions sweep 'Twas worth intrinsic fir'd th' enraptur'd bardz
Impetuous o'er our northern deep,

And warm applauses were his just reward.
Shall cease their sounds of war :

We too, a hero could point out to you ;
And, gradual as his power prevails, As Scipio valiant, and as Cato true :
Sball mingle with the softer gales

True to his country's liberties and laws ;
That sport around his car.

Ready to bleed in her all-righteous cause.
Poets should be prophets too.

But stop, fond muse, or e'er you're out of Plenty in his train attends;

wind, Fruits and flowers of various hue

Nor dare co bail the fav’rite of mankind; Bloom where'er her ftep she bends. Leave such a subject to the god of verse; Down the green hill's Noping fide,

Phæbus himself his actions fhall rehearfe, Winding to the vale below,

Quit thou the buskin and the sock resume, See, the poors her golden tide!

And wing thy bardling with a comic plume. Wbild, upon its airy brow,

Demand we now what brought these beau. Amidft his flocks, whom Nature leads

ties hither.
To flowery feafts on mountains heads, In spight of darkness and of stormy weather?
Tb'exulting shepherd lies :

Methinks I hear the exulting fair reply,
And to th' horizon's utmoft bound

“ When Granby asks, what mortal can deny?" Rolls his eye with transport round, Ladies, we offer to your candid view, Then lists it to the skies.

A comedy and farce--nor old-nor new.

“ But why exhibit two such homely pieces Let the voice of mufick breathe !

Was it to vex, to mortify, or teaze us?”
Twine, ye swains, the festal wreath!
Britain thall no more complain

Stop Charming souls, and hear me whilft I

plead, Of niggard harvells, and a tailing year :

Unforc'd, unak'd, unprejudic'd, unfeed. No more the miser board his grain,

What if 'The Way to Keep Him should unfold Regardless of the peasant's tear,

Some other him, that's better guels'd than Whole hand laborious tillid the earth,

told? And gave those very treasures birth.

And wbat if our good Guardian should suggest No more Mall George, whore parent bieast A God-like heart within a human breaft!

Feels every pang his subjects know, What if encourag'd by our virtuous wife, Behold a fajebful land diftrest,

Who weans her husband from a rakish life,
Us hear one sigh of real woe.

The gen'rous dame her own good man thall
But grateful misih, whose desent bounds bless,
No riot iwell, no fear confounds,

And charm his sorrows with a chafte caress!
And heart-fele eare, wbofe glow within What if you nymphs, (mit by the juft grada.
Exalis Conteniment's modest mien,

tion, In every face fall smile confeft,

Conceive your darlings-in imagination ; And, in his people's joy, the monarch too be Then might our weak endeavours to amuse you, blea.

At one instruct and.please, and disabuse you.




I've rified Flora's painted Bower.
Set by Mr. C. CLAGET, Sung by Mafter Brett.

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pass ;

When with the comic mufe a bard

50 Poetical Essays in JANUARY, 1768. Jan. ODE 80 tbe SOUTH WIND; But happy change!--in these more moral days, Writtin during tbe late froft.

You cannot sport with virtue, e'en in plays,
IND Aufter! with diffolving breeze,

On Virtue's lide, his pen the poet draws,

And baldly asks a hearing for his cause."
And back to Zembla's icy feas

Thus dis he prance and swell.-The man
O! drive thy tuffian brother home.-

may prate,

And feed these whimlies in his addle pate,
Come! and with gales benign and bland
Loose from his frosts our ferter'd land;

That you'll protect his ajuse, becaulc fe'a

Again 0 ! let the Naiads lead
Their waters through the thirsty mead;

A virgin, and so chalte !--O Lud, O Lud!

No mure the critic beadles' lafa escapes, Again with damps prepare the tainted ground, [breathing bound. Tho' virtuous; if a dowdy, and a ir pes;

If bis comes forih a decent, likely tals, To charm with odpurs firong the rapture

You'll speak her fair, and grant the proper Tho' Fæon's sons in angry firain

[lences ; Thy, moisture-dropping wings accuse, Or hould his brain he turn'd with wild preAnd lay Hygeia's foes remain

la three hours line, yon'll bring him to his In ambush 'midA ehy baleny dews ;

Senses ;

[get bim, Say, shall not Briiain's hardy youth And weil you may, when in your power you Deny such dreams the lead of truth?

In that ihort space, you blifter, bleed, and Whi, when they wake the misty more sweat him. With cariols Slythe of hound and horn, Among the Turks indeed, he'd run no danFind manlier ftrength their active finews


(ger, feel,

[Belgians feel. They sacred hold, a madman, and a ftran. Than 'midf surrounding ofts the ikaiting 0! then attend thy suppliant's pray's!

Awhile unbend the Aubbero foil,

Spoken by Mrs. DANCER,
Shed thy moift influence through the air,
And wake again the hunter's toil :

Writtex by DAVID GARRICK, E14;
So from each hill, and ev'ry grove,
Wheree'er Diana's vot'ries rove,

bath dealing,

[feeling ; While all around the jocund cry

The traffic thrives, when there's a mutual With mimic thunder ieads the sky,

Our author boasts, that well he chose his plan, Each sportive youth, with eager transport False modeffy !-Himfelf, an Irishman : pale


As I'm a woman, somewhat prone to satire, lo many a chearful note fall bless thy friendly I'll prove it all a bull what he calls nature :


And you, I'm sure, will join before you go, PROLOGU E to FALSE DELICACY. To maul False Modesty-from Dublin bo! Spoken by Mr, KING.

Where are these Lady Lambrons to be found? M vex'd --quite vex'd--and you'll be vex'd Not in these riper times, on English ground.

[curie! Among the various flowers, whick sweetly To deal with stubborn Scriblers !--there's the blow, Write moral plays, -the blockhead !- why To charm the eyes, at Almack's and Soho, good people,

Pray does that weed, False Delicacy grow? You'll soon expect this house to have a fteeple! For our fine piece, to let you into facts, Among the fair of fashion, common breeding, Is quite a fermon, -only preach'd in aets. Is there one bofom, where love lies a bleeding? You'll scarce believe me till the proof appears, In olden times, your grannams unrefin'd, But even 1, Tom Fool, muft thed some tears. Ty'd op the tongue, put padlocks on the Do ladies, look upon me,-Nay no fimp- mind i

(now confin'de 'ring.

whiinp'ring? O ladies, thank your ftars, there's nothing Think you this face, was ever made for In love you English men j-mthere's no con. Can I, a cambrick handkerchiet display, ? cealing,

[dealing i Thump my unfeeling breast, and roar away? Are mot, like Winworth, fimple in your Why this is cumical, perhaps he'll say.

But Britons, in their natures, as their names, Resolving this strange, awkard, bar, to pumpa Are different, as the Shapnon, Tweed, and lak'd him what he meant? --He, tomewhat Thames. plump,

As the Tweed flows, the bonny Scot proceeds, New purs'd his helly, and his lips thus biungo Weende haw, and sure, and nae obstruction I must keep up the dignity of wrining!

heeds ; You may, but if you oo for, I mutt tell ye, Tho' oft repuls d, his purpose till hauds faft, You'll ont keep up that dignity of belly ; Siecks like a burr, and weens the lass at laft, Still he preach'd on. -- Bards of a former age, The Sbannon, rough, and vigorous pours along, Held up abandon'd pictures on the Aage, Like the bold accent of brave Paddy s tongue; Spread out their wit, with fascinating art, Arrah, dear creature,-can you scorn me to? And catch'd the fancy, to corrupt the heart ; Caft yous (weet eyes upon me top, and toe!


What's Warren

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Story of the New Comedy.

51 Not fancy me 2-pooh! that's all game and some hefitation, approves his proposal, and laughter,

(ne after. promises his affisance. Sir Harry leaving Fird marry me my jew',ho!- you'll love him, Cecil, who is a middle-aged man, and Like bis own Thames, honeft Jobn Trote their affects a lingular plainness of dress, declares brother,

(t'other, nimfell in love with Miss Marchmont, and More quick than one, and much less boid than retolves, that her rejection may not render, Gentle mor dull, his loving arms will spreads bim ridiculous, to found her, by propofing But fopt-in willows hides big bashful bead;: a friend of his own age, &c. for her husband. Fobia leaves his home, resolvid to tell bis Lord Winworth attends Lady Betty, and pain

intreats her to influence Miss Marchmont in Hefilates-I-love- fye for,-'ris in vain, his favour. The manner of his introducing Jobu blafhos, turns him round,-and his requeft having the appearance of renewing whift les home again,

his solicitation to herself, she gives an almoft Well is my painting like ? - or do you doubt it? implicit confent before the discovers 'cis Miss What say you to a tryal?- let's about it ; Marchmont to whom he now means to offer Let Cupio lead tbree Britons to the field, himseit. Mrs. Harley, on my lady's reuring, And try which first can make a damsel yield ? being made acquaintes with his lord hip’s is What lay you to a widow mile consent, tention, proposes to fet all to rights, by let, And the'll be ready for experiment.

ting Miis Marchmont know the true ftate

of Lady Beccy's heart. This expedient is reTbe Story of tbe new COMEDY called

jected by the latter, as being allo to a great

degree indelicate, FALSE DELICACY,

Sir Harry crolies the stage with Miss Rivera ORD Winwortb, a nobleman of unex. and her mad; they are followed by Colonel

ceptionable character, having addrefied Rivers, who, alarmed at their being thus Lady Betty, Lamblon, is, notwithstanding he together in a retired part of the garden, life is very agreeable to her, rejected, because tens and overbears Sir Harry intreat Miss the thinks a second marriage highly indeli. Rivers to go off with him; which, after cate. Despairing of Lady Betty his lordship fome reluctance, the consents to, and they determines to offer his hard to Miss March- appoint a place of meeting in the evening. ment, a young lady of great merir, who have The Colonel on their going off appears, and ing loft her parents, and her hopes of a for. expresses much displeasure and concern. Cetuae with them, while a child, had been cil appears with Miss Marchmont and loliSupported by the generofity of Mr. Cecil and cits for a friend of his own age, &c. Miss Lady Betty. To Miss Marchmont bis lorda Marchmont expielies her concern that the thip was inclined to hope he was not unaccep- cannot liften to any address, her fears that table, from her having interested herself in the will loose the friend hip both of Mr. Cecil his favour with Lady Beety, whose influence and Lady Betty, who has proposed Lord Winwith Miss Marchmont he also intends to re- worth to her, and owns a prepólfeffion in faqueft.

vour of Mr. Sidney. Cecil ieceives her conSir Harry Newburg attends Col. Rivers to fidence with pleature, declares he is not in the sollicit his consent to his marriage with his leat displeased at her rejecting his friend, daug hres, by wbom his address was favoured and that he will exerc himself to procure unknown to the Colonel, who having proe ber wishes. Lady Betty appears on Cecil's mised Miss Rivers to Mr. Sida y (who by the going off, and urges Lord Winworth's fuit way is much more attached to Miss March. to Miss Marchmont; though she is sejoiced mont) is not to be prevailed on to break his at Miss Marchmont's rejecting him, her pare word by Sir Harry's inore splendid offer; he viality for my Lord occasions her to express declares his eltcern for Sir Harry as a valable herself with warmth in his favour as an unacquaintance but that he is out at liberty to exceptional le Tuitor i This induces Miss receive him for a fon in law.

Marchmont to think he is more interelled Lady Betty acquaints Mrs. Harley wiih her in his favour than Lady Betty will allow, regret for having repulsed Lord Winworth, and the determines to sacrifice herself to what who, she tells ber, has sent to beg half an the concludes is the carneft with of her friend. hour's private conversation with her, on bo. Lady Berty informs Mrs. Hailey with much finess of importance, which ber Ladyship pleasure that Miss Marchmont is averle to hopes is to renew bis addresses. Mus. Harley Lod Winworth's addresses; Miss Marchproposes to remove every difficulty by her mont enters, and declares her determination hinting to his Lordship that Lady Betty is to sacrifice her wishes to her ladyship. After disposed to liften to himn with lavour. This taking much pains to convince Miss Marche expedient her ladythip rejects as indelicate, mone me is no lo carneft ss the imagines,

and conjures Mis, Harley to keep her partia. Lady Berty i reduced to the nellicety of fa. lity for my lord a profeund secret.

crificing ber darling delicacy, and acquaints Sir Harry acquaints Mr. Cecil with his in- Mifs Marchmont with her real wishes; which tention of carrying of Miss Rivers, as the as the is about to doh's lord bip enters. Colond opposcs iheir union : Cecil, astet Lady Betty not having yet opened her seal



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