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STOP, passenger, and thy attention fix on That true.born honeft fox-hunter, George

Dixon, Who, after eighty years unwearied chase, Now rests his bones within this hallow'd

place ; A gentle tribute of applause below, And give him, as you país, one tally-ho! Early at cover brisk, he rode each morn, In hopes the brulh his temples might

adorn; The view is now no more the chase is

past, And to an earth poor George is run ar laft i


THE SMYRNA TWINS, Written by the Margravine of Anspacb, and Spoken by Mr. Plaistow, at Brandenburgb

kouse. WHILE Ceylon laurels deck the vic. And Eastern yaffals before England bow, The timid muse, that hrinks from wars

alarms, May here pourtray the Eastern female

charms: Her playful notes oft gayly tripp'd along, With Turkish manners, Turkil dance and

song i Obsery'd that soil and clime may, change

the dress, The manners toq-nay even thought ra.

press; But soft humanity is ftill the same In every breast, and under eyery name. Yet love and constancy, and truth com.

bin'd, Are not to England's fair alone confin'd. Beneath the Turkish zóne, and brilliant veft, Fidelity and all the graces reft; And human frailly, human yirtųe reigns, In cultur'd Albion's, oi Bulgarian plains: At Smyrna, or in London, till we find The same pursuits engaging all mankind. To night, the man, whose tortur'd breast

On Sbooting a favorite SPANIEL BITCH tbat

Joewed Symptoms of Madness.
H, ruthless mafier ! ah, more ruthless

What furious sprite poffefs'd thy callous

mind? How could't thou doom thy (paniel's heart

to bleed,? Oh, say what crime so heinous thou

could'At find.

Sav, was she faithless, furly, or what not? No-lhe was all I wilh'i-nay, he was

more ! Obedient, faithful, kind, with not ong

fault That e'er could prompt the cruelty faç

bore !

may heaye

With tyrant boast, or own himself a Naye, Shali with our Twins, and their domeftic,


With what unfeign'd affe&ion she would

run, And meet me every morning when I

rose! Jump round, and bark, nor truk those

proofs alone, But Atill more loving, lick my very

clothes !

Explain the cause that makes his forrows

Aow. But if the moral please not, yet; oh spare The author, for his trinket's at the fair ! So may our play, like books, your eyes

engage, Look only on the title and laß page; While triflers smile at all the trifling part, The mural till may touch each feeling


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343 Prudence replies and juftihes her death, One of these wirless elves address'd me By dang'rous symptoms, le betray'd her

trait, ftate,

And ask'd at Jacob's Well, how fared the Left dreadful hydrophobia horror brcathe,

tate. And cause to mourn false tenderness too “ That it fares well thanks to its late.

gen'rous friends, Who here, each Thursday eve, our kage

attends ; LINES,

Who judge with candour, and applauscs

On the Ladies dress, or more properly ibeir,

That cheer the actor, while in the heart

thall live RAMATIC scenery leaves the mind

The grateful sense of your feducing praise, to guess

And fan the spark of genius to a blaze.
Its doubtful ending, triumph or distress; Whole says reflected in your cheering
To check this hope or fearg.there's pought

more certain,

Uplift the man, and heavy frowns beguiles, Than an unguarded peep behind the cur But to return again to inalquerade, tain:

And give each wight a comment on hiç Oft times foreknowledge frustrates our des

trade; light,

The man in bear's skin, and so like a dear, But fancy's chequer'd field is infinite. With monkey master, inade me alfo (art.

CAPT. SNUG. And moved me much to think fo Arangea Fairy Camp, Feb, 24, 1796.

créature, Should, with his master, thew their pretry

The next that took my fancy was a

Spoken (by a young Gentleman, who bad been

Jus fuch a one in dress, as with a Rusian, to the luft Masquerade in the character of a Poor Poland's lands diffovered, homur Ballad-finger) at Jacob's Well, on Thursday

broke, February 18, 17961

And prov's him faithful to the word he

spoke ; TOOD friends assembled here, to pass When questioned: also, answer'd pretiye a merry hour,

right, And give your plaudits, when you own, Without a fubfidy, “No Prussia fight." our pow'r ;

A hidler good, a decent miftrets Chethire, Attention give, while I, in doggrel Who for the wine looked something rhyme,

fresher. Attempt to please you-and in union Dull ftupid sailors, whą feem'd to say. chime

alas ! With Brother poets, whose muse oft here, with ancient Dogberry, “ Set me down With good effect has sung, and sung most

an afs," clear.

A sullen Durchman with a nimble Scot, Thus much for preface, and for the story Whofe fanguage, likc his wit, was all t'lle'en relate, since now I am before ye.

furgor; At that delightful sport, a masquerade, : While

poor mynheer, did crawl and creepa Where wit's much talk d of, tho' but little And with his prince, walk in his flecp. faid;

Some maids of work, with furrune-teiling Where folly reign'd, while pretty, girls

siprey; entic'd,

A roaring hellman, and flower girls tipfey, And Gould, dear mistress, gave you cream Who (wept away, and fortunes tuid, well ic'd;

And long'd in vain to touch the gold,
I ventur'd in, from Grub Street, piping OF bipeds, many, who oppos'd careffesa.

And falk'd forlorn, in dismal dreffes.
As ballad-finging man, to try my, lofimam While witry beliman, “ O yes," roar'd
When forft a set of black infernal devils,

out aloud,
To try theje wit on me began their revels; Then dropt his no:e, and mix'd among the
But Satan like, they acted in disguise,

crowd. And fçorn'd to thew yoq. else but blearing Tho' laft, not least, a merry toynian camc, eyes,

Whofe character will bear the ieft of fames Which, like their brains, seemed in a dosc, V!' họ boasts no bonour'd justice for his fire, And needidmuchan hour or (wo'o repole. And need to bench ur pill'sy did afpire.


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344 The group remaining, may be had together, And in one word, were fomething like the

weather, Some wet, fume dry, some thick and hazy, With wine well ro..k'd, and fresh as any

daisy. Here, Bacchus reign'd in all his glory, While Venus play'd her game in upper

story: Here danc'd the graces, there bucks did

rant and ruar, Waiter, more wine ! damn'd jolly s.o.nog

The surge in breakers loud and hoarse
Her love cast up, a lifeless core :
She raves, the screams, her hands she wrings,
The shock returning, reason brings.
Reason returns, alas ! too late-
She clasps her love, and yields to fate.
Their mourning friends their relics save
And these true lovers find one grave.

en-C-0-re encore.

At the hour of nine, I came away quite

Aupid, Nor cou'd with Diana run, or see more

than Cupid; At eleven to bed, where I loon found re.

pole, And Somnus kindly play'd a tune upon niy

nose, Which founded far (weeter, than fiddle or

flute, The harp's dullest Atrain, or the Muses to

bour. So now, my good fellows, I'll here end my

tale, Which if it but please ye, applause cannot fail.

(Going, returns.) And yet, e'er I go, a few words will i

utter, Tho' tir'd is your patience, you already

mutter ; In brief then, I hope, that you'll pardon

transgreslion, And something allow for a candid confeflion.


AN EPIGRAM, OLD LD Mumpfimus, rector of Mary-le.

bonne, Being brought to Death's door by the gra.

vel and itone ; Young Sumpfimus, feeking preferment

to gain, (Tho' the Doctor and he were good friends

in the main); Apply'd for the pars'nage, in case and pro

vided A trip to the grave the incumbent betided : When lo! as by miracle rais'd from the

dead, The Rector, restor'd, sprung from fick

ness's hed; And Old Mumps being told what young

Sumps had been doing, And how for the loaves and the fith had

been suing; Burst out in reproaches, till near out of

breath, And revil'd the false friend who had long'd

for his death. “ I long for your death ! No such thing,"

says Young Sumps, “ Had you died, not your wife had been

more in the dumps : As 'tis well known that I-tho' you're lo

unforgiving, Inficad of your deATH-only long'd for

your LIVING."


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MAD PEG. From Dibdin's Will of the Wisp. 'HE gloomy night stalk'd Now away,

The twilight (poke the doubtful day,
When on a rock poor Peg reclin'd,
Mad as the waves, wild as the wind.
" Give me my love,” she frantic screani'd;
“ I saw his ghost, as by it gleam'd.
I'l! dive, I'll search the briny gloom,
And snatch him from his coral tomb.
Ah! let me, fate, his relics save-
True lovers should find out one grave."
And now the tempest dims the sky
How many ways poor sailors die!
See, see the ftagg'ring vessel splits;
She's loft, like Peg's poor thipwreck'd

No 'twas in battle that he dy'd
Would no pow'r turn the ball aside !
I saw it, as it rent his heart;
I heard him 6. And must we part !
For Peggy, ah ! these relics save-
True lovers should find out one grave.
Where on the deep the cavern yawn'd,
Now as the purple morning dawn'dy

By proper management, with ease
Is turn'd which way his riders please ;
But, when by ignorant jockies rodo,
Who irritate hin with the goad,
At first he frets, then kicksamat length,
Feeling his mighty power and strength,
His rider's efforts he defiese
First throws hini off, quick then he ffies :
"Twixt pride and rage, high beats his foui,
No danger fears, defies controul !
And, 'ere he can be check'd and caughty
And into proper training brought,
His dreadful fears will much annoy,
And likely may himself deftroy.





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Card, and reply to it, so
Cards, a pack of, spiritualized, 90
Carriages, treatise on, 6
Casualties, 107, 217.
Chaces, fox, hare, and Atag, extraordinary,

155, 231, 287
Chances, lottery, 126
Chess, the game of, rules for playing, 240
Character of the Mahrattes, 173
Choice, the lady's, 168
Christmas boxes, origin of, 132
City sportsmen, hints to them, 30
Cock-fighting, origin of, 307
Col. Thornton's Dash, 212
Comedian, lines on, 284
Comparison of life to a lottery, 84
Convivial Thespians, 258
Coriander, pedigree and performances of,

called Merry Sherwood, 116. of
the public games of Greece, 151, 250.
of the Days of Yore, 171. of the Way
to get Married, 172. of the Pantomime
called Harlequin Captive, 174. of the
Man of Ten Thousand, 175. of Mr.
Spillaid, 197. of the Farce called Lock
and Key, 230. of the Shepherdess of

Cheapside, 231
Action for coursing a hare, 2.63. for mo-

ney loft at the game of whitt, 265
Address, 341.
Ad niral C. and Capt. S. fracas between

them, 846.
Adventure, gaming, an odd one, 13
Advice, 112
Ancient times, 330
Anecdote of a Royal sportsman, 303
Anecdote, a court-martial onc, 36, of

Lord Northington, 64, 209
Animal adoption, remarkable instance of,

Annals of gaming, 215
Answer to an Epigram, 55
Apprehension of Dick England, 62
Ape-Shooting, 317
Archery, 104
Argument for and again ft polygamy, 237
Art, veterinarian, rise and progress of it

in France, 18
Articles, miscellaneous, 105, 218

Badger baiting, 237
Batchelor's song, 168
Baya, account of the bird so called, 301
Bear, instance of maternal affcction in one,

Billet doux, 36
Bird-lımc, how to make and use it, 138
Birds, method of preserving the plumage

of unhurt, 309
Bites of mad dogs, &c. recipes for, 194
Bloodhounds, Spanilh, 333
Bonny Kitty, 111
Boxing, 216, 276
Brace of fingular sportsmen, 34
Brighton, sports, &c. there, 45
Bruises and wounds in the eye of a horse,

observations on, il
Brute creatures, rights of, 40
Bull fealt al Lisbon, 145
Bullock hunting, si
Butcher and hog, 222

Caninc epistle, 61
Cape of Good Hope, observations in the

quail of that place, 29

Courfing at Swaff ham, 38, 125, 204.

at Petworth, 202
Court-martial anecdote, 36
Court of honour at Prussia, plan of the, 138
Cricket matches, 52
Crim con. 43
Crops, origin of, 44. a fatire on, 202
Crose readings, 209
Cultivation of wartes, 112
Cumberland hunt, 97
Customs and diversions of the English in
the Anglo-Norman period, 253

Dama's petition, 17
Death of Mr. John Goose, 39. of the

horse and his matter, 158
Decition, the welcome and unwe!come,

Deicription of a tomb at Minster, in Kent,

191. of a Dutch route or drum, 297
Dexterity of the Ilottentots, 47
Dick England, life of, 143, 204, 324.

Trial of, 266
Diomed, Grey, 115
Divorce, 8o.
Dixon, John, lines on, 340
Dog, royal, and his rrinifter, 15
Dugs, a tax upon, observations upon, '16,

95, 200

Dogs, mad, recipes for the bites of them,

Draughts, game of, Payne's introduction

tu the, 44
Duelling, 104, 213, 229, 276, 277, 289.

Eagle shooting, 87
Earl of Moira's failings and counter-Saila

ings, 112
Elopement, 47

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Enoch disgraced, 201
Epicurean sporting, 316
Epigram, 55, 56, 137. on the death of

my grandmother's car, 314
Epilogue to the Comedy of Speculation, 167
Epifle, a canine one, 61. to Lady Linu,

a familiar one, 192
Epitaph, 56, 283
Equeftrian establishment, account of a

new onc, 188
Experiments on glandered horses, 71, 152,

197, 245
Escape, pedigree of, 61
Extempore, lines, 196
Extra sporting, 231, 287
Extraordinary sporting performances, 22,
75, 147, 183

Fairiery, treatise un, 9, 65, 121, 177, 233,

Feast of wit, or sportsman's hall, 35, 81,

140, 206, 257, 310
Feafting, 220
Fevers in general, observations on, 179
Finding the hare, 275
Force of love, 208
Fox and his gucit, 283
Fox, hare, and tag chases, extraordinary,

155, 231, 287
Fracas between Admiral C. and Capt. S.

France, rise and progress of the veterina-
rian art there, 18

Game of draughts, Payne's introduction

to, 44
Games of Greece, account of the public

games there, 151, 250
Game of chess, rules for playing the, 240
Game of whist, action for money lost at

the, 265
Game at cards, observations on some old.

fashioned ones, 148
Game cock, wonderful operation on one,

Game laws, soliloquy on the, 54
Game law, debate in the House of Com-

mons on the, 290
Game bill, Mr. Curwen's preamble to, 291
Gaming adventure, 73
Gaming annals of, 215

Georgian Planter's method of spending time
Glanders, on, 313
Glandered horses, experiments on, 71,

154, 197, 245
Going out in the morning, 154
Goldfinch in his glory, 168
Goose, Mr. John, death of him, 39. lines

on, 54
Gorñandizing, 150

Greyhound, instance of fidelity, &c. in a

Hagemore, Mr. oddities of, 307
Hare in view, 33!

Hare, action for coursing one,
Hare hunt, account of a, 79
Hare, trying for one, 176. lines on a, 223
Harlequin Captive, account of the Pantoo.

mime so called, 174
Hertfordshire hunt, 176
Hints to city sportsmen, 30
History of hunting, 130
Hog and butcher, 222
Holland, pưnidament of fate criminals

there, 187
Honoria, lines to, 284
Horned biped, 165
Horfe, phyfiognomy of the, 27
Horse and his matter, death of the, 158
Horses, glandered, experiments on, 71
Horses, action for the sale of unfound, 33!
Hottentots, dexterity of the, 47
House swallow, observations on the, 85.
Hunting, bullock, 51
Hunting, history of, 130. obfervations

on, 184. letters on, 31, 69, 127, 180,
243, 304. method of in Patagonia,

248. among the Hottentots, 241
Hyde-park, sports there, 260

Impromptu, 56
Inscription, 223
Instance of provincial fagacity, 307,
Instance of animal aduprion, a remarka.

ble one, 237, of fidelity and courage in

a terrier, 242
Intelligence, sporting, 47, 103, 159, 213,

276, 336
Inviting offer, 257
Iron Chest, account of the, 292
Jesuitical exculpation, 342
Jeux d'esprit, 111
John Goose, death of him, 39

Ladies choice, 168
Ladies' dress, lincs un, 347
Ladies and their puppies, 84
Lady Jehu, a familiar epiftle to, 192
Lara and the lottery tickets, 263
Law cafe, respecting the sale of horses, 139
Law report, 42
Legacy of an old friend, 224
Letters on hunting, 31, 69, 127, 180,

243, 304
Life of Mr. Tattersall, 3, 59, 228. of

Dick England, 143, 204, 255, 324.

of Mr. Taplin, 227
Life compared to a lottery, P4
Lines on the death of Mr. John Goose

54. extempore, 196. on the approach.
ing nuptials of a young lady, ib. on a
hare, 223. to Honoria, 284, exter.

pore, ib.

Lisbon, bull feast there, 145
Lift of Itallions to cover, 68, 144
Literature, veterinarian, 286
Lock and Key, account of the new busi-

cal Farse fo called, 230

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