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He feels no joy, his cares increase,
He neither wakes nor sleeps in peace;
In fancy'd want, a wretch complete,
He starves, and yet he dares not eat.

The next to sudden honours grew :
The thriving art of courts he knew :
He reach'd the height of pow'r and place,
Then fell, the victim of disgrace.

Beauty with early bloom supplies
His daughter's cheek, and paints her eyes.
The vain coquette each suit disdains,
And glories in her lovers' pains.
With age she fades, each lover flies,
Contemn'd, forlorn, she pines and dies.

When Jove the father's grief survey’d,
And heard him heav'n and fate upbraid,
Thus spoke, the god : “ By outward show,
Men judge of happiness and woe:
Shall'ignorance of good and ill
Dare to direct th' eternal will ?
Seek virtue; and, of that possess'd,
To Providence resign the rest."

ENIGMAS, &c.

ENIGMA 1.

WHEN night in falling dew descends,

And wraps the shadowy plain;
When sleep his balmy influence lends,

Begins my tranquil reign.
Far from the giddy haunts of men

Is fix'd my calm abode,
Deep in some lone embowered glen,

By human foot untrod.
For such the injustice of mankind,

Though ne'er by me annoy'd,
Whene'er my close retreat they find

I'm broken and destroy'd.
To every place of gay resort

I entrance seek in vain,
Nor to the senate, nor the court
Admittance can I gain,

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But to complete my.hapless fate,

The ladies are my foes;
Where'er I come, with deadly hate,

My entrance they oppose.
And much I fear, through this disguise

When once my name they've trac'd,
With one accord they'll quickly rise

And drive me out in baste.

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Again your homble servant comes,
Sound your trumpets, beat your drums,
For I'm of the warlike race,
And in battle's front have place.
When my brazen jaws expand
Thousands drop by sea and land;
Such combustibles I gorge,
That protect our sovereign George.
I my lightning spread around
Just before the mighty sound
That proclaims the fatal ill,
Which old Albion's enemies kill.
Mark me when I shake the earth,
Outrage, slaughter, pain, and death,
With a thousand ills pursue,
That make the sons of discord rue.

ENIGMA 3.
Ye sages profound,

For wisdom renown'd,
Know, we never exist in the light,

In the day we are found,

In the dark too abound, But never were seen in the night.

ENIGMA 4. Produç'd between a haggard pair, An offspring beautiful and fair ; As soon as it comes it wants to be fed, You must ourse it up close in a warm little bed ; Give it plenty of air, physicians allow, It will make it grow faster than milk from the cow;

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Pray shut your doors fast, or else without doubt,
If its nurse chance to leave it 'twill surely go out;
It goes to the tavern as soon as it's light,
And there it remains sometimes till midnight:
With eating you'd think it would never suffice;
Give it plenty of liquor it drinks till it dies ;
It smokes with the king, and it smokes with the peasant;
And to it their society's equally pleasant;
It smok'd with old Homer, that excellent bard,
But Diogenes prov'd for it rather too hard ;
And yet I have heard it was in his plan, z
When he went to search out for a good honest man.

REBUS 1.
Just under your nose, if you transpose it right,
The part of a foot will appear to your sight.

REBUS 2.
A prophet's name transpose with care,
'Twill plainly show what all men are.

REBUS 3.
My first, fair ladies, you must choose.
One of the nine, who's call'd a muse;
The founder of idolatry
Must be the next, if we agree;
What we all hope for when we die,
(And you hope for, as well as 1 :)
A bird sequester'd from the race,
And after him all other's chase;
A Trojan warrior, famous then,
Who by his son at-last was slain;
A plant that does in China grow;
And last a quadrupedal show :
Th’initials join'd you soon will see,
A D-shire town which pleases me.

CHARADE').
In search of prey at inidnight hour

My first his den forsakes;
Priz'd by some beauteous fair my next

An envy'd lot partakes :
My whole in speckled robe attir'd,

Where careless wild-flowers bloom ;
Oft for its native grace admir'd,
Receives an early tomb.

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CHARADE 2.
Part of the head is wbat I'd first reveal,
And next, what does that useful part conceal
An insect these, when join'd together make,
Whose powers both the sexes much mistake.

CHARADE S.
When vessels do ride

On the deep briny tide,
My first presides over their motion;

My second to make,

A French article take,
My whole is a man of devotion.

CHARADE 4.
My first's a month when joys abound

Upon the verdant plain;
My last's, a thing that's tall and small,

And stands quite straight amain:
My whole's a place where swains retreat,
Their lovely mistresses to meet.

CHARADE 5,
My first is a plant

You'll every one grant,
With ladies in eminent use;

Of a fruit with stone heart,
My second's a part,
My whole will a tutor produce.

ANAGRAN.
A fatal passion first explore,

Transpose it then with care,
A piece of kitchen furniture

It straightway will declare.
Transpose again, without demur

Once farther if you please,
'Twill shew a female character
In one of Shakespeare's plays.

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MEDICINAL RECEIPTS.

Electuary for a Cough. TAKE of aniseed, liquorice, and elecampane powders, each half an ounce; of diapente, a quarter of an ounce; jalap powder, one dram ; mix them in a quarter of a pound of treacle or honey, and take a tea spoonful night and morning. This remedy has been found, by forty years' experience, particularly efficacious in a cough of long standing, but must not be used for one which arises from a recent cold.

Balsamic Elixir for Cough and Consumption. Take a pint of old rum, two ounces of balsam of tolu, an ounce and a half of Strasburg turpentine, an oupce of powdered extract of Catechu, formerly called Japan earth, half an ounce of gum guaiacum, and half an ounce of balsain of copaiva. Mix them well together in a bottle; and keep it near the fire, closely corked, for ten days, shaking it frequently during that time. Afterwards let it stand iwo days to seuile, and pour off the clear for use. Half a pint of rum may be poured over the dregs; and, being done in the same manner, for ten or twelve days, as the first, will produce more elixir, and equally good. The dose may be from fifty to a hundred or two bundred drops, according to the urgency of the case, taken twice or thrice a day, in a wine glass of water.

Lozenges of Marshmallows, for Coughs. Clean and scrape roots of marshmallows freshly taken out of the earth ; boil them in pure water till they become quite soft, take them from their decoction, beat them in a marble mortar to the consistence of a smooth paste, and place it at the top of an inverted sieve, to obtain all the pulp which can be forced through it with a wooden spoon. Boil a pound and a half of loaf sugar in six or seven ounces of rose water, to a good solid consistence : whisk it up, off the fire, with a quarter of a pound of the marshmallow pulp: after which, place it over a gentle heat, to dry.up the moisture, stirring it all the time; and when a good paste is formed, emply it on paper brushed' over with oil of sweet almonds, roll it out with a rolling pin, and cut it into

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