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The 22d of July, 1774,
You now may see
In her and me:
But not unbewailed by a few companions, Two youths for my love are con
Innocent as himself;
For do all they can, He was taken by a merciful God, Their sufferings I rally, and laugh at From a world of disappointment and trouble,
Which, which is the man To a life of eternal happiness. That deserves me the molt, let me ask of " What art thou, life? What hast thou to beltow ?
(know; Is it Robin who smirks, and who dresses What are thy blessings ? For thy 'ills we so smart? Hid from mankind, (if any thou can'ft Or Tom, honeft Tom, who makes boast)
[coaft: plainness his plan? They grow and flourish on some unknown Which, which is the man? Thro' various climes we seek thy sweets to share,
Indeed to be prudent, and do what I But still return with double freights of
ought, Then what avails?~This knowledge Yet surely papa and mamma are in
I do what I can ; we've obtain'd, Thy ills are real, but thy joys are feign'd. Refect then, reader, tho' in life's gay They, each, have advis'd me to yield up
To a different man bloom, Soon you may be a tenant of the tomb." my beart;
*Mamma praises Robin, who dresses so The following are the most favourite Songs smart? in the Ballad Opera, called the Water- Papa, honelt-Tom, who makes plainness
Which, which is the man?
Be kind then, my heart, and but point The house too hot to hold you;
out the youth,
I'll do what I can,
His love to return, and return it with Did I e'er rout or scold you?
Which, which is the man?
Be kind to my wishes, and point out my
heart, Who never raves, nor flies out;
Is it Robin who smirks, and who dresses On me, who am
so smart? Like any lamb,
Or Tom, honest Tom, who makes Oh, I could tear your eyes out!
plainess his plan? Just as eagerly as thee,
Which, which is the plan?
The Opera concludes with the following My joy of course so great would be,
Song, by the Characters.
E’ER let your heart, my girl, sink
down, I thought of nothing else, Then all was glee
That I am true, believe me; "Twixt her and me;
Or next time that I row to town,
May wind and tide deceive me,
By this here breeze,
My heart's at ease,
My labour's o'er,
I've gaind the shore, To wormwood turn'd and gall,
And, free from fear, Whate'er of furies they invent,
Am landed here,
With my dear gardener's daughter,
Love's lesson you have taught her;
And now, my dear,
Be but sincere,
I do not fear,
There'll ne'er appear
So good a wife and daughter.
And now, good friends, pray take my
I kept them to their tether;
For I had sworn my hand and heart
Should always go to ether.
From fops and beaux,
A maiden chose
See her appear,
On trial here,
This very night;
If she was right,
Applaud the gardener's daughter.
FOREIGN TRANSACTIONS. THI THE Turks and Russians, after hay was no way averse to accept of those
ing sacrificed near 60,000 of their moderate terms offered him by a successsubjects in each campaign, have at last ful but wearied conqueror. The Ottoman figned a peace, without any very mate- forces will probably never make any rial advantage to the victorious party. great figure in the field against the RussiLet us not imagine, that motives of roy- ans, unless the manners of those two emal humanity have in any degree contri- pires should materially change. At prebuted to this measure. Ambitious sove- fent, the Turks are luxurious and enerreigns pay no greater regard to the lives vated, and easily discouraged by misfor, of their subjects, than ihey do to the tunes. Thc Rullians are born and bred horses which drag their military baggage in a climate, which by its severity makes from post to post. If we dive below the the fatigues of a campaign, under a surface, and penetrate the views of these milder meridian, in some measure an adivine governors of the world, we Thall greeable change. Inured to hardships, be led to conjecture many things, among accustomed to a fcan'y fare, and utter which the following are not perhaps very strangers to modern refinements, they far distant from the truth.
know nothing but what they are taught The Prussian eagle has long cast a jea- by their commanders, which consists only lous eye on the power of the Ruffians, in obedience to military discipline, and the recent smart of whose rod he has not at every opportunity to purchase g!ory forgotten. He has, for some time past, at the hazard of their lives. Hence it is, beheld, with a secret pleasure, that em
that no dangers deter them, no misforpire exhausting its military strength in a tunes dismay them, and their only purcontest, in which he artfully evaded en- suit is victory or death. gaging as a party. He seems to have The empress of Russia, however, aconsidered it as much more to his advan. midst all her successes against the Turks, tage to make himself master of the 'moft seems to have had more than one private fruitful parts of Poland, than to engage view in the last accommodation of matin an uncertain war, from which no pro- ters. A dangerous rebellion in her own fits can be reaped. It is probable, that territories, and perhaps fome jealousies the Ruflian empress began, at last, to of a conspiracy againit her in the very see into the views of that enterprizing center of her capital
, may have induced monarch, and was therefore delilous of her to halten the period, in which me concluding a treaty, as soon as possible, could safely recal her troops from so dilwith the Turks.
tant a quarter. Let us take a step further, and suppose, that the Grand Turk, who at his accefli- of Danizick seems founded on no other
The king of Prussia's claim to the city on to the imperial dignity made such a principle than that of royal assurance,
the weaker party. It is said, that he subject ; in the latter, obedience to the intends to purchase the pretended claim will of the prince, and passive submissi. upon the city of Hamburgh of Count on to the mandates of his minifters. Schomberg ; and it is certain he has The king of Sweden, with a view to claimed a debt, amounting to an immense encourage ihe manufactures of his own sum, of the states of Holland, which country, has laid heavy duties on the imdebt their High Mightinesses affert was poi tation of woollen cloaths, watches, discharged above seventy years ago. It and many othes articles : the profits from is impossible to say where these alarming which duties are to be appropriated in claims of this northern ravager will stop. giving premiums to the manufacturers of
The emperor of Germany is at peace of the same articles in Sweden. The with all the world, unless his aflifting king of Denmark has followed his examhis mother, the empress-queen, to rob the ple, and has forbidden the importation king of Poland of his dominions, may of foreign cloths into any part of his dobe termed a declaration of war againit minions, the manufactures in that kingthat unhappy prince; and yet this young dom being now sufficient to supply them. sprig of the house of Austria maintains The fate of the Corsicans seems now Several vait armies, who are continually to be finally determined. The rebels, as marching on the borders of his dominions, they are called, are totally defeated, a as if ready for action. His imperial ma- few of them only having been able to Jefty himself is either conitantly at the escape to the mountains, to linger out head of one of his armies, or travelling the remainder of a wretched life, which from one to the other of them : he en can be prolonged only by the spontanedures all the fatigues of a common fol- ous productions of an uncultivated foil. dier, and never makes any nieal but at The French, like true politicians, seem night, when he partakes of any fare to be convinced, that the only means of though ever fo coarse, and such as the gaining an easy settlement on a conquerplace he ltops at will afford. In short, ed island, to which they are sensible they he seems determined, like Charles of can have no just title, is to get rid of the Sweden, to acquire an iron conftitution old and unruly natives by breaking them by continual fatigue and abstinence. If alive on the wheel, putting them to the the good of mankind in general, and the sword, or dispatching them by any other peace and welfare of his own subjects, means which royal policy may sugwere the reasons of all this uncommon gelt. Corsica, so long renowned for application, of all this ardour of military wafting over every part of her island, to establishment, the emperor would be juft- the utmost extremity of her shores, the ly admired as another Titus. But, alas! salubrious air of freedom, must from he that maintains immense forces must henceforth be considered only as the den pay them by the sweat, labours and indus- of Gallic Navery! try, of his impoverished subjects. Mil From the Lower Rhine, July 7. The lions of people must be half starved to vicar-general of the city of Cologne feed and cloath an army of three hun- having again, on the 20th ult, made the dred thousand men. O pernicious thirst Pope's brief of suppression known to the of glory, that entails misery upon a Jesuits, he told them that it was the ewhole nation.
lectors will that the said brief Thould be It would require some time to judge strictly executed: accordingly, on the properly of his Most Christian Majetty. same day, their schools were taken from He is just come to a throne, which has them, and they were forbid to confess, long been surrounded by the party ca- and the magiltrates appointed a secular bals and intrigues of interested men, who commissary to occupy their
college. strain every political nerve to obtain the Warsaw, August 3. A Ruffian officer confidence of their prince, and then lead is arrived here as courier from general him as they please. All the public pa- Romanzow, with the important news of pers pafs great encomiums on his majeity, peace between Russia and the porte beand represent him as a prince born only ing concluded, to the great aivantage for the happiness of his subjects. The of the former. This most glorious peace, beginning of a reign is often very differ- ever concluded by the Russians, was lignent from the succeeding periods : in the ed the 21st of July, at Kout- chouce former, nothing is talked of but the Kainardzi near Siliftri, by prince Repnin peace, prosperity, and happiness of the and the Turkish Plenipotentiaries, Nill
angi Resni, Achmet Effendi, and Ibrahim the French. The influence of religion Miconib Reis Effendi, and afterwards was left yet untried : The persuasive ratified by the field marfual count Ro- eloquence of Aquaviva, one of their manzow, and the grand vizir. The trcaty priests, induced the unfortunate inhabicontains twenty-eight articles, but the tants to submit, on the most folema aflufollowing most material ones are all that rances of pardon. The French troops are at present known.
entered this diftri&t peaceably. But 1. The absolute independence of the foon after forty two prisoners of the moft Crimea, and that their chans Mall, for suspected families fell victims to Gallic the future, have no further duties to ren- perfidy and revenge ; amongst whom der the grand lignior than such as are due were two nephews of the metlenger of to him as the supreme calif of the Ma- peace, the priest Aquaviva ; eleven unhometan religion.
derwent the cruel torture of the wheel, 2. Russia shall have a free navigation and expired in the light of their deluled and trade in the Black Sea, and in all countıymen ; the remainder were caft inthe harbours, rivers, and ports of the to the dungeons of Bastia. The names Turkish empire.
of these sufferers are as follow : Giovan3. The fortresses Asoph, Jenekale, ni Francesco Mattei, Podesta (one Kertsch, and Kinburn with their districts, of the two chief magistrates of Niolo) and a tract of land between the rivers Angelo Romani, Giovanni Stefano Bug and Dnieper, shall belong to the Albertini, Antonio Albertini, Ma. Rullians.
ria Albertini, Ignasio Maestraini, 4. Ruflia shall have the liberty of Raimondo Aquaviva, Ignasio Geronimi, building new fortreiles, and repairing Gieuseppe Maria Lucciani, Giovanni the old ones, as they think fit.
Albertini, Cesare Aquaviva. After this 5. The Porte Thall always give the the whole district of Niolo was left a reigning sovereign of Russia the title of prey to the ravage of the soldiery; and Padischach, that is, emperor of all the io revenge the loss of those who fell in Ruflias.
various previous encounters, they set no 6. Russia returns all her conquests, bounds to their insatiate fury. One Caftipulating certain prerogatives and pri- pracinta, singly and unsupported, venvileges for the inhabitants of the pro- tured to defend the entrance of his house vinces and islands restored, which puts against a detachment commanded by an them in security; and
officer in the French service, and many 7. The Porte engages to pay Russia fell by the single hand of this hero. a large sum of money, not less than for- Exasperated at such uncommon and hety-eight millions, nor more than seventy · roic resillance, the remainder of the millions of piastres, to defray the expen. French detachment dragged the wife of ces that empire has been at during the Capracinta to her husband's house, and war, and to give them all the artillery menaced her with inftant death, if she they have in their army.
did not prevail upon him to submit; Baflia. Aug. 8. The Pieve of Niolo, in which having in vain attempted, they the island of Corsica, till very lately re- compelled this unfortunate woman to set mained unconquered. The threats of the fire to the house; and thus Capracinta severelt punislıment, nor death itself, fell a victim to French barbarity, and could intimidate these affertors of the li- the liberties of Corsica. berty of their country to surrender to HISTORICAL CHRONICL E. July 18.
about a month ago, embarked as a voPHIS day Frederick Charles Joseph lunteer on board -the commodore's fhip
Baron d'Erthal was unanimously of the fleet now cruising in the Baltic; chosen Elector of Mentz,
and on the 3d inftant, in coming down The island of Corsica is ceded to the from the main-top, he unfortunately milKing of Sardinia by the French, and the fed his hold, and fell into the sea; three Duke de Chablais, the King's brother, sailors jumped over-board immediately, is preparing to take poffeffion.
but too late to save his life. (20.) The Empress of Russia receiv Aug. 14. Advice is received from Jaed the melancholy account of the loss of maica, that Sir George Bridges Rodney the Prince of Holstein. His Highness, had dispatched a man of war and a schoo
Archibald Hamilton, of
ner to the Havannah, to desire the go- the circumstances, and a respite was acvernor to deliver up all the English fhip- cordingly granted. Amos Meritt, who wrights, artificers, &c. employed there, was in a coach waiting for examination which request was not only absolutely re at the secretary's office, was by Mr. fused, but the man of war was ordered Reynolds's order, sent to Sir John Fieldto quit the place immediately.
ing, and on Mr. Reynolds's instantaneThree men of war of the line are now ous return to Tyburn, Barnet and Waine under sailing orders, as a reinforcement were executed according to their fento the squadron on the Mediterranean tences; and Patrick Madan amidst the ftation, in consequence of some dispatch. acclamations of many thousands, was rees received from the governor of Gib- manded back to Newgate. Amos Meritt, raltar,
before William Addington, Efq; at the (20.) Yesterday Levy Barnett, Pa- office in Bow-street, voluntarily confeftrick Madan, and William Waine, were sed, “ That he was the person who conducted to Tyburn, to suffer death ac committed the robbery.of which Madan cording to their sentences, by Stephen had been convicted.” Sayre and William Lee, Esqrs. attend
BIRTH S. ed by Mr. Reynolds, the under Theriff. Aug. 3. While the ordinary of Newgate was
a daughter, at Sandonperforming the necessary duty of folemn Lodge, in Staffordshire.—7. The wife prayer, it was suggested that Patrick of a labouring man at Putney, of four Madan was innocent of the offence of children. which he was convicted, for that Amos MARRIAGE S. Meritt had declared that he was the per- June 15. THE hereditary prince of son who had committed the robbery.
Baden-Dourlach, to the The faid Amos Meritt was admitted in- princess Amelia Frederica, of Helle to the cart, when he took leave of Ma- Darmstadt.- Aug. 5. Sir John Fielding dan, and protested that he was innocent. Knt. to Miss Sedgley, of Brumpton. Mr. Reynolds, the under theriff, asked
DE A T H S. Meritt if Madan was innocent, and if it July 22. THE archduke Albert John was true that he (Meritt) had.commit
Joseph Fauftus, at Floted the robbery? To both which he an rence.-—24. Charles M’Nemara, Esqi swered, that Madan was innocent, and at Knightsbridge.-27. Stephen Rene Pothat himself was the person guilty. He tier de Gevres, cardinal, and formerly then desired Meritt to declare the same bihop of Beauvais, a peer of France, publickly, looking at the prisoner, which commander of the order of the Holy he then refused to do, denying that he Ghoft, &c. at Paris.—29. The Rev. Dr. was the guilty person, but that Madan Foster, canon of Windsor, and late head was innocent. Meritt was ordered into master of Eton school, at the German custody, and the sheriffs directed Mr. Spa.--Aug. 10. The Marquis d'Yve, Reynolds to attend and report to the se- knight of the Golden Fleece, lord of the cretary of state the declaration of Me- bed-chamber, lieutenant-general, coloritt, and
pray his majesty's clemency in Nel of a regiment of infantry, and capfavour of the unhappy convict. My tain of the guard noble at Brussels. Lord Rochfort immediately attended to
D O M E S TIC INTELLIGENCE. The following is the only true Account his committing the diabolical deed) 10
which has been given of the Murders, go to his father's, and bring from thence committed near Carrigaline :
a box which he had left behind him when NE Dorney, an opulent farmer, who he removed: the wife objected, and house at Killpatrick,near Tracton-abhey, seasonableness of the hour, However, removed from thence a fiort time fince he was inflexible in bis command; upto an house of his own at Fountain's on which the requested that her son, a town, within a short distance of his fa- boy about eleven years of age, should ther's. Last Sunday morning July 31, accompany her; with some reluctance before day, he desired his wife (of whom the father consented ; providentially for it is supposed he was jealous, and which the boy, otherwise, no doubt, he would
is the only renfon hat can be given for
also have fallen
Gerifice to his fa.