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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
who were successfully treated in this disease.
His plan to prevent the evils which arise
from the indiscriminate grant of medicinal
patents is worthy of attention, and his ob-
withstanding our ingenious author keeps his
der the title of the Agreeable Caledonian,
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.
PO E T I CAL ESS. A Y S.
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.
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 warm applauses were his just reward.
We too, a hero could point out to you ;
True to his country's liberties and laws ;
Ready to bleed in her all-righteous cause.
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
Methinks I hear the exulting fair reply,
“ 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?”
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,
The gen'rous dame her own good man thall
And charm his sorrows with a chafte caress!
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.
gar - land bound, That ar“ - dent love hath beau • ty crown'd, That -ாங்
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,
On Virtue's lide, his pen the poet draws,
And baldly asks a hearing for his cause."
Thus dis he prance and swell.-The man
And feed these whimlies in his addle pate,
That you'll protect his ajuse, becaulc fe'a
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 ;
[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
[Belgians feel. They sacred hold, a madman, and a ftran. Than 'midf surrounding ofts the ikaiting 0! then attend thy suppliant's pray's!
Spoken by Mrs. DANCER,
Writtex by DAVID GARRICK, E14;
[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!
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