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THE HIGH COURT OF DIANA
A ROUND Old oak
, tighe Jolly and
Airs, &c. in the New Mufisal Piece called With fqueaking, screaking the THREE AND THE DEUcs, for an
Brisking, frisking, accort of which, see p. 320 of our Laf. Tippity, trippity, giggling.gay.
Such" routing and shouting, such ringing'\ OLEE.--Mef. SULTT, WATHEN, and
and singing! BAN MISTER
Such fqueaking and sereaking, fuck whisk.
ing and frisking i
So, hey for the mirth of a wedding day! gay, We'll fill out a glass to the sun's last ray
Afas, alas 1 With laughter and glee we'll wear out the
All this must pass, day,
How happy forlife were a man, to be sure, And jolly we'll be fill the owl flies away. If the dear wedding-day could for ever
endure ! Ti-whit, ti-whoo !
Who'd think that fo bleft and fo loving & He's flown! hark, hark ! before 'tis dark ; Come, fill up your glass, our catches we'll Would e'er with the parfon-1 will not
say where "Till the justice goes home as wife as the
who'd think it! Oh rare ! :
To see the fair bride, &c-
I'll bid this trembling heart no more And that makes me so wond'rous wise. In fancy's path's to fray ;
Fond thoughts that sove where yd adorer AIR. Mr. FAWCETT.
Now home ward win away!
Henceforth each wand'ring thought aguin To see the fair bridę go back to her coach, Wich a jiggity rigtity trip on her pretty There harmless ftilly and free from Main,
I'll close within my break;
I'll teach my heart to ref.
Should eer the fortune þe my lot
To be made a wealthy bride, Such ringing and singing, such routing and I'll glad my parent's lowly cot, Daouting
All their pleafure and their
pride ; Such screaking and squeaking, such rhi.
And when I'm drelle
All in my best,
And the lads will say, dear hicartt what With aiddicy niddity, diddling doodles Look a little Tafilinc, with a silkea fata !
flash! oh! The young with their crotches are running before,
Like a lady gay,
F sometimes at my board a fatted chick
That highest luxury, should find a place, not prelume the partridge bones to pick, Nor the gay pheasaot Thall my table;
MR. JOHN GOOSE, Formerly Parish Clerk of Swaffhamy *HO DIED ON SUNDAY,. TH&- 23D OF.
AVGUBT, 179.56 AGED:78 YEARS.
His office fill with merit;
So peace be with his fpirit ! To cbant a favt, or chevy chace,
"To none (carce was he second ; Could make responses with a grace,
And was a loper reckond. A koli-day he thought divine,
A hely feaff lov'd dearly. Would oft partake of holy wine
Of holy water, rarely.
No:-fuch forbidden fruit I scorn to
touch; Game ne'er beneath my murd'ring gun
Thall fall : For vulgar tastes, such dainties are too
muchLet sportsmen, Lords and Commons,
grasp them all! Most rev'read senators, I greet you well :
Ye seem engag'd in deep and high debate; Sage as ye are, it is not hard to tell
Why long ye argue, and why fit so late. Some weighty business of Britannia's trade, Or rules of morals thus engage your
thought ; Some wholesome law will certainly be
made, Or reformation somewhere will be
Thorack'd and crippled to an inch,
And to the gout a martyr, Ne'er from his bottle would he flinch, Or ever cry
Feafı days he kept throughout the year ;
And even to his lat day; But abftinence he deem'd severe,
Nor could endure a faf day. Tbe.liturgy he had by heart,
And could repeat the pfalter ! At chrift'nings too could play his part,
Nor e'er was known to faulter,
Britannia weeping tells mco" Laws of
game : “ What's legal flaughter of a bird or not ! " That band, who bear of senators the
name, • Determine when a partridge may
be fhot !"
ON SELINCA FOX-HUNTER PAINTED
WITH A BOOK IN HIS HAND.
And that when their chief magiftrates met Tho' democrats fubdued no trophies yield, on the road, Still Puifaye rauks as master of the field : Never yet did the first dare the laf incom. To Quiberon he went, inspir'd by fame,
mode; But soon came back-in queft of other game.
As the law of the land, which binds Jords
to obey, III
Makes the Lord May’r of London turn out Soldiers and stores are gone! yet all not
of the way! - lost,
At this fage arbitration, so pleafd was Since Puisaye remains himself a host :
the clod, Superior he to every danger rose
That the umpire he swore, was a' assist And turn'd his back upon insulting foes !
mor by G
But the wag thus reply'd, --" No great IV.
conjuror, 1, O! Pitt, Dundas, Windham, mighty three,
" For without the black art, we this knot Let Puisaye your great example be!
can untye ; "Gainst hares and rabbits wage your mur
“ And before you exult hear the reason, d'rous plan; But spare (the image of his maker) man! " Why the Lord May’r of London, for
YOUR's, must break way.
“ The former when pleald oa a journey EPIGRAM,
to fix, “ From
the city sets out, in a chariot and
fix; " While the latter, whose (tate you so
boastfully brag one LE ET poets and painters their fancy
“ His jonrney must take in the Yorkshire pursue,
Itage waggon; So they keep probability always in view :
“ Which waggs on, by law, with its digni But what censure does that hilly fellow
fy'd load, require,
“ Voimpeded, while chariots turn out of That has painted a book in the hands of a
the road! SQUIRL.
Poor fapfkul!, thus craftily put to the blulle, Thought a badg'ring co?[cape,, 'twas the best way to
BRUSH. ANSWER TO THE, A BO V E EPIGRAM
NOTHING WITHOUT THE cenfure can that painter's work demand,
N E E DE UL. Who plac'd a book in the fox-hunter's
A Tale. hand, Since "that fame book, it may be clearly feen,
E who in business trults a friend,
And stints the means mut miss the
The ARGUMENTYM flight ad REM,
While int'reft binds and blood will break;
For friends will flinch, and off will fall, NCE a Cockney and Yorkist main. If Wanțing --what makes friends of all. tair'd a dispute,
This maxim, no less true than falç. Whether London or York was of oldest Çonfirm we by an homespun cale.
rcpute ; And the conteft kept up, with a clamarous A Quaker, whose extended trade. pother,
Full oft requir’d his pers'nal aid, About " which Lord Mayor took place of In foreign marts, and distant climes, the other,"
To guard his means in troublous times, When a wag, who food by, took the past And with his dealers strict to scan, of the tyke,
How balance food, 'twixt man and man, Saying-London to York, was, in fame, To proud Hindofton's coast was bound, pothing like; Nor Ihrunk to cross the vai profound;
1. Walaui's well-known Sipating M H
PO E T R Y.
But bade adieu to kit and kin,
! Fre I set fail, 'twas so decreed, With decent shrug and sober grin ; "Accept the will then for the deed : Eager to brave the boil'rous main, “ While deed for deed is paid in kind, And combat winds and waves for gain. " For where love flackens, gold will bind When one old friend among the relt, « And unlubftantial words you find, Ventur'd to make a small request;
" Are lighter than e puff of wind ” That as in India's fand so fair
EPIGR A M,
For an excuse may surely say
" And pri’thee, Sir, what harm is'c? Whose modeft boon was just the same : " When our great Minister of War", Another and another still,
4. Those from danger is so far, To grind their grift at neighbour's mill,
“ Himself is an Alarmis!”
IC jacer Jacobus Daue, at last came one of Barclay's band,
Who forty years had followed the With brace of hundreds in his hand:
law; * This bag contains that fum," quoth hir,
And when he died, « And prithee lay that out for me."
The Devil cried. Which Tuit this different answer won, Jemmy, give us your puw!** * Good friend, THY bus'ness shall be
done. Twice ten months spent on India's THE SPORTING PHYSICIAN.
frand, Friend Prim regain'd his native land,
Learn'd physician, as they tell, Wheo numbers questiov'd " what he'd Who lov'd the sport of shooting
Bought 'em;" And number s hop'd “He'd not forgot Had toild there days in hopes of game, 'em;"
But lost his time, and with it fame; To which po answer he could find,
When Joho his fav'site fervant bow'd, But “ Pyes upon that puff of wind.".
And beg'd for once to be allow'd “ Pyes on that puff of wind,'' cried they,
To try in neighb'ring field bis art, " Why sure you know got what you say ;" Allur'd he foon should play his part, " Too well!” the subtle wight rejoin'd, For birds there were, it was well knowo “ From me, that puff your names purloin'd. And he would DOCTOR them 'çre noon. # Names, upon scraps
papers wrote, "What mean you John ?”.old Galea grieg, “ With all your orders did I note : Why kill them, Sir," plain John replies. « When lo one equinoctial day;
MOULSIANVS. " On quarter-deck I liftless lay, “ And under awning tunned the glare, " While scarce a zephyr ftirr'd the air i
IMPROMPTU. • Each fep'rate scrap before me laid, u Each well-known name I then furveyod i Upon secing Mrs. Jordan in the character of & Read your commands, my pride to obey, the Child of Nature, and Sabina, is Fir * When lo! one puff fwept all away: Love; by an Admirer of her fuperior abiti « All, except one, which kept its ground, ties and Angular benevolence of heart, « Being loaded with two hundred pound !
REAT Child of Nature, and of " Or, with the reft, THAT muft have
mimic art, gone!
We fec thy cxcellence in every part: " Remembrance few with that which fled, To thy First Love who firmer ever food? “ And all went out of this poor head! For thy Firft Love was love of doing good. w Remembrance cleav'd to that which
Atay'd, . * And all his orders I've obey'd,
* Mr. Windham
MONTHLY CALENDAR Of the Transactions of the TURF, the Chase, and every other Diversion interesting to the Man of Pleasure,
Enterprize, and Spirit.
Page Life of Mr. Tatterfall 59 Doncaster Races, 1796
89 Pedigree of Escape OI Pack of Cards spiritualized
୨୦ Canine Epiftle
ibid. A Trip through Suffer Apprehension of Dick England 62 Of Wild. Fowl shooting
93 Match Making
Description of the Opah, or King's The Soldier more humane than the
Fish Farmer 64 Tax on Dogs
ibid. Anecdote of Lord Northington ibid. Cumberland Hunt Treatise on Farriery, 6; Carlille Races
ibid. Of Pułtules, Abscelles, &c. of the
98 List of Stallions to cover the ensuing Sans Souci
68 On Hunting, Letter XXV.
69 On a Digest of the Art of Driving Experiments on Glandered Horses,
103 made by M. Sain Bel 71 Pugilism
ibid. Observations on Duelling 74. Duelling
104 Extraordinary Sporting Performances 75. Archery
ibid. On the Breed of Rabbits 76 Miscellaneous Articles
105 Method of learning to Shoot Flying 77 Singular Trotting Match
ibid. Account of the Trial of Mendoza
78 A singular Pair
107 The Divorce
80 A Card, and the Reply to it
ibid. POETRY. Monsieur Tonson; Jeux The Fealt of Wit; or, Sportsman's D’Esprit; Bonny Kitty ; Advice ; Eard. Hall
81 Moira's Sailings and Counter Sailings; Salmon in the Basket
Cultivation of Waites; 109-112 Ladies and their Puppies
84 Life compared to a Lottery
ibid. RACING CALENDAR -Chelmsford; Wana Curious Observations on the House
tage ; Shrewsbury; Doncaster; NorthSwallow
ampton; Enfield; Newmarket; More Sports, &c. at Margate
peth; Barnet; Cowbridge; Aberdeen ; Lagle Shooting
Eplom; Boroughbridge ; Dumfries;
Ornamented with I. An admirable Representation of Duck
SHOOTING; 2. Portraiture of the famous Horse, Escape.
By E. Rider, Little Britain,
near St. Paul's; John Hilton, at Newmarket; and by every Books seller and Stationer in Great Britain and Ireland.