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IN

THE CAMP

AND IN

THE GUARD-ROOM.

"Passer du grave au doux, du sérieux au sévère.”

BOILEAU ART. POET.

"From grave to gay, from lively to severe."

......" Miscens utile dulci.".........HOR. ars. poet.

BY A VETERAN BRITISH OFFICER.

Pork:

Printed by Thomas Wilson and Son, for the Author;

AND SOLD BY J. HATCHARD, BOOKSELLER TO HER
MAJESTY, OPPOSITE ALBANY, PICCADILLY, LONDON; AND BY
J. AND G. TODD, STONEGATE, YORK.

1812.

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IN this Volume you will find a variety of articles, which, in proportion to their excellence, will accord with your exquisite taste; there are others, which bear the stamp of mediocrity, but which may afford amusement to many; and not a few of a still humbler description, calculated, perhaps, to awake an occasional smile on the brow of Ennui.

The splendid passages, on which I have presumed to comment, you will, of course, place to the account of the great men, from whose immortal works they are extracted; to

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