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Oft times, when loft amidst poefic

VI.
heat,

Tab begins to milk her cows,
She, leaping on my knee,has took her While the lac who comes to see her,

Thus begins his tender vows;
There saw the throes that rack'd my Will you ftay with me---my dear ?

VII.
Jab'ring brain,
And lick'd and claw'd me to myself O'er the far extending plain,
again.

Rustic (wains begin their dance ;
Then, friends, indulge my grief, and Empress of the sky to reign,
let ine mouro,

See the soiling moon advance.
My Cat is gone, ah I never to return.

VIII.
Now in my fludy all the tedious Now the glow-worm's lucid blaze,
night,

O'er the distant field we view,
Alone I åt, and unaffilted write: Striving to expand their rays,
Look often round (O! greateit cause Einulous to make a stew.
af pain)

IX.
And view the num'rous labours of Thus the gay, faniaftic maid,
my brain;

Flavors amid'f the no se of praise,
Those quires of words array'd in pom.

Soon, alas! her beauties sade, pous rhime,

Like the glow-worm's transient blaze. Which bravid the jaws of all devour. ing time,

Bofton, August 13th, 1784.
Now undefended, and yowatch'd by

Cats,
Are doom'd a vi&tim to the teeth of On the Death of the late Rev.

Dr. ELIOT.
EVENING.

(By a LADY.)
OW the setting fun behold!
Now the clouds are ting'd with gold,

east,
Nature's tawdry dappled vest.

His rapid course, progressive as our II.

views ; Phoebus gilds the lovely scene,

The leffer orbs confess their feeble Gilds the mountains and the trees ;

(way, While the gentle zephyrs bring

Loft in the fplendor of meridian day. The refreshing evening breeze. But when his chearing beams withIII.

draw their light, Blithrome on each verdant spray, And gathering thades portend apBirds are warbling thro' the dell,

proaching night, Aoswering to each others lay,

The clouds diftill their dew, and weep Bid the joyful day farewel.

to fnd, IV.

Their borrow'd luftre with his rays The sun has set behind the hill,

declio'd: Every bird has left the vale,

Thus ELIOT rose, thus reach'd the Save the plaintive whipper will,

dazliog height, Who begins her mournful tale.

Which virue gains by confancy in y.

fighti Now the roaring night-hawk dies, We gazed with rapture, heard with Scorns by man to be out done,

glad surprize, He like Charles ascends the fkies,

That mortals could to such perfetti. Twice to see the setting fun.

on rise,

His bright example Mode unrival'd • M. Charles, in the Air Balloon,

here, faw the sun set cwice in the same day, And long adorn'd our northern hewhich (though no man ever bebeld misphere i before) any Night-Hank may do But when this fun had fet, and dirwhen be chaoleng

appear'd, Kkk

We

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W Polj emerging from the

mind!

We view'd ev'n ftoic eyes diffolvid

ANNA. in tears.

Haft thou not beard, that on this faFarewel, they cry,---what now re.

tal morn, mains alive?

The lovely Lucy took her early fight Eliot is dead! Can virtue long sur- To yonder sky? O painful thought, vive!

begone! Where's eloquence like his to charm Ye powers of recollection fail ! oor her say,

bring Or force the heart, her precepts to Her once lov'd image to my tortur'd obey !

[lives See widow'd friendship cloath'd in But, can I e'er forget her? Stilt he Sileat gries,

In the fair pledge of mutual love, Nursing her woes, forgetful of relief,

which yet oi that relief, sent by the power Survives a mother's fondness : guardivine,

dian powers Which call'd him in superior realms of helpless innocence ! proted the to thige.

babe; And, thro' each ftage of infancy and

youth, To the Editors of the BOSTON Dired its fteps to tread in virtue's MAGAZINE

paths! I be following Dialogue was

SYLVIA. occafioned by the Death of Heaven grant thy prayers, and aid the late Mrs. C- If Who would attempt toecho back thy you think it worthy of a ftrains, Place in your Useful Maga- Nor trinks froin the attempi (tho?

And pay the tribute of a friendly lay! zine, please to insert it.

nigh the theme) Yours, 85 C.

Tho' ev'ry mufe Mould on the wil.

lows hang

Their flent harps,.... her worth let
SYLVIA.
HAT mean these plaintive Not long e'er this, the goddess paft

friendship speak.
ftrairs, which, to my ears,

this way, Each breeze conveys? From whence proceed these fighs,

In quest of an asylum here on earth. "That lowly murmur through the

Once did she dwell in Locy's gende

breaft, lif’ning grove, And (peak the language of some new

And triumph'd with the loves and born woe?

graces there : Tell me, my Anna, why, o'er na

Now banith'd thence by death's reture's face,

lentless band, Is spread this geu'ral gloom? What

She seeks (ome kindred mind where

to reside. mighty grief Has taught, e'en things inanimate, to

ANNA. mourn? o, Speak the cause, for sure thy looks

The search was fruitless ! Alld with

deep despair ; *betray

Nor bleft with an abode like that the A sympathising heart; nor only

thine, Each eye I meet is charg'd with pear

On contemplation's wing, the foard

above, "iy drops, That in a falling Mow'r descend to

And took her ancient seat in realms

of bliss. earth, And mingle with the copious Atreams below!

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ORINNA, aged forty-five, M! how needless is expreffion,
Did not of marriage yet despair,

To reveal a lover's fighs !
Tho' she her charms had kept alive, Love betrays his foft confeffion,
A dozen years by art and care. In the language of the eyes.
Full oft me many a gen'rous youth

Unrefraio'd are their advances,
Had crick'd and ireated with disdain, While, with awe, the tongue's con-
But now me with'd, in earnest truth,

fio'd; To add a link to Hymen's chain.

And a thousand tender glances

Speak the feelings of the mind.
ToStrephon then,who,day and night,
Did heretofore sincerely woo,

O! what raptures fill the lovers,
She condescended thus to write, When, in intercourse like this,
* You've conquer'd, Gr, I yield to Each expresses, each discovers,
you."

Mutual love, extatic bliss. Strephon, whose mind sweet peace

Have not such divine sensations, poffefs'd,

Spoke in Celia's eyes to mine? Who long had ceas'd to love and figh,

Or do fancy's fond persuasions Gave quick for answer thus address’d,

Qa illusive hopes recline? ** Read it, Corinna, and apply.

No ; methinks a soft confusion,

In those down caft eyes I view ; " The rising sun I've oft admir'd,

Still I'll bless the dear delusion, 4. Till pleasure has to rapture grown,

Fear it false, yet hope it true. * His noon-tide beams my breast have fir'd,

Let me not, my angel, languish, “ With glowing bliss to words un

From suspence ah ! set me free: "known.

Nor condemn the days to anguish,

Due to Love, to Joy and Thee. " But fol, so bright, at eve declines ; When all men Tee his course is run, Wich ruddy face, fill, ftill be fines, of But ah! his heat and beams are On the Art of restoring Anima" gone."

tion. --Addressed to * Doctor

Hawes. She read....the paus'd-.-.refle&ion's glass,

Nulla in re homines proprius acce! Quick as the forked lightning's darts,

dunt ad deos quam Sniewid her with painted, haggar'd

Vitam hominibus inter mortuis re. face,

suscitanto.

CICERO. O rad conviction to her heart! No more at balls, at rants fhe's seen, WHILE others fing of warNo more each borrow'd art Me tries, Embattled squadrong-.-....-foaming A vi&im now to hips and spleen,

fteeds All day she hides, all night the highs.

Whose

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Then let not flip, ye lovely fair, • One of the moft a&tive inftitutors Youth'sprime, and beauty's blissful of the Humane Society, whose mer date,

thod for the recovery of persons aper To gen'rous lovers be fincere, parently dead by drowning, was pubin Len you Mould meet Coriana's fates lined in our lar Magazine.

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wave,

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Whofe dreadful confiA far and wide, EPITAPH OR a Remarkable
Pours forth the sanguinary tide!

SLEEPER,
With all those direful scenes of woe,
That people Pluto's realms below!
Wnile widows prieks, and orphan

NOW thou who do'f these cries

ballowed hillocks tread, Bomoan the haughty vi&or's prize. There lies John H. dear lover of his My mure abhors the bloody car,

bed, And all tile im pious pomp of war ; Who often lulled in Indolence's Lap With pity views those refless things Told the twelve strokes, and yawo's Styl's Princes, Heroes, Conquerors

for t'other oap i Kings!

Full forty years on Earth refided Joho, And bids aitone the peaceful lyre, Yet, ffrange to tell,ne'er saw th' rikog To those wnom healing arts inspire,

fun; Who lan the embers of promothean' And it much griev'd him as he dying fire.

lay, What vidor claims such just renown, to think he'd rise again on Judgment As he who earns the Civic crown ;

day !" Whose goulike purpose is to save The jusi, the virtuous and the brave, Too oft pale victims to the Aygiau For the BOSTON MAGAZIZE.

. To unfold the enliv'ning art divine,

Epitaph on a Lady of good Deserves a more rhan mortal Arine, It long lay hid in natures laws,

Sense and great Merit. Tilulate the gave the key to HAWES, HE friend of genius and af Who zealous of the important trust,

truth, Humanely views the lifeless duft,

Here refts - beyond the reach of Wnen if one latent (park * remains,

pain : The genial flame he soon regis, Here beauty lies, and blooming And heart selt joy rewards his gene

youthrous pains.

Reflect--ye giddy, and ye vain !

Why need the sculptur'd ftone de. For the BOSTON MAGAZINE.

clare

That love and friendship held ber 'Advice to a PAINTER.

dear, ROLD limner! is thou dar'ft to

Since none, who knew her, could for.

bear The beauties of Clariffa's face,

The filent... But expressive tear?
With artful pencil try to mix
The roftelt charms of either sex ;

For the BOSTON MAGAZINB.
One sex, alone, thou'll find too poor,
To furoimh out the boundless store.

Question.
Take from whole ev'ry
And

lines when
But would'A thou fhew thy utmoft matically?
arts

Tu quid tua te
Copy Clarista from my heart ;

Be bis bia abit.
For ihe berfell is not more fairy
Than thou wilt find Love painted

Et in
ram ram ram ihis :

Bt fis, ut Ego sunce.
Alluding in the Society's very
expressive Morto, o kateat scintil.

A folution of sbe above is reHula forsan.”

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State Pepits.

443 State Papers.

diftress ; and tham a proportion short of this thould be fixed on, within the

reach of the least as well as of the moft By the UNITED STATES, able States. They propose, there

fore, that the States be required to in CONGRESS assembled, furnish, within the course of the pre

sent year, such part of their deficiTuelday, April 27, 1784.

encies under the requisition of eight millions, as with their payments to

the clole of the laft yeir, will make up (Continued from our laft.) one half of their original quota there.

of ; and that these payments be aper propriated to conformity with the ftatement in the firft part of this re.

port, giving generally, where accom. there was a requisition of Con. modation cannot be effected among grers, of Otober 16, 1782, far two the several objets, a preference ace, millions of dollars for the services of

cording to the order in which they are the year 1783, on which some small

arranged in the said ftatement. payments had been tendered, but that the Superintenrant of Finance had found it better to'receive and crea But while this proportion of former dit them as part of the eight millons. deficiencies is of neceffity called for, They are accordingly comprehended under the pressure of demands which in the sum before flated to have been will admit neither denial por delay, paid in under that head.

and the punctual compliance or every

ftate is expected, to enable the federal Having thus fated the demands adminiftration with certainty to faexisting against the States, the Com. tisfy these demands, it is earneftly mirtee would have performed but and warmly recommended to the half their duty, had they pafsed over abler States to go as far beyond this unnoticed their condition to pay them. proportion in fpecie, as their happier Their abilities must be measured in situation will admit, onder an afsuweighing their burthens. Their cre. rance, that such farther contributions ditors themselves will view them just will be applied towards discharging relieved from the ravages of predato- the public debt, agreably to the prery armies.-- returning from an attend. ceding Atatement, and will be placed ance on camps, to the culture of their to their credit in the next requilitions, fields... begin'nwg to low, but not yet with intereft thereon from the time having reaped - exhausted of necessa. of payment ; and also that, before ries and habitual comforts, and there. any further demand is made upon the fore needing new supplies, out of the States, under the requisition for two firit proceeds of their labour: for. milions of dollars, or the requisition bearaoce then, to a certain degree for eight millions of dollars, Congress will suggest itself to then. Congress, will revise the quotas of the several entrusted with the dispensation of States, mentioned in the said requisi. jufce between the public and its cre- tions respectively,and will make them ditors, will fuppore both parties desi. agreable to juftice, upon the best JOUS that their mutual situations information Congress may have when should be considered and accommo such demand 18 made. But as all our dated. Your Commit'ee are of opi- exertions will probably tall Mort of nion, that if the whole ballances of their full objeti, in that care it is be. the two requ.fitions of eight and of lieved that the public creditors, seeing two millions fiould be rigorously call the load of intereft accumulated dured into payment within the course ing the war, greater than can be disof the present year, a compliance charged in the first year of peace, will with such call would produce much be conteated for the preseni to receive

the

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