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For with the crown I always clos'd, Thus new preserments I procurd
Whatever person wore it,

From that great faith's defender,
And ev'ry oath the state impos’d, And almost ev'ry day abjur'd
I most devoutly swore it.

The Pope and the Pretender.

And this is what I will, &c.
For this is what I will maintain

Unto my dying day still ;
That whaisoever king shall reign,

From first, to second George secure
I'll be the Vicar of Bray still.

The crown is now descended ;
For in that righteous title, sure!

No flaw can be pretended.
Jo Charles the Second's jovial days,

So my old coat will serve me still When loy’lty had no harm in't;

With little alteration ; A high flown royalist I was,

And he's a rogue that turn it will, And so I got preferment.

When there is no occasion.
To teach my flock I never miss'd,

And this is what I will, &c.
Kings were by God appointed ;
And they were damnd that shou'd resist,

And now the line of Hanover,
Or touch the Lord's anointed.

And protestant succession, But this is what I will maintain, &c. For these I'll preach,and pray,and sweat,

While they can keep possession ;

Thus in my faith and loyalty When royal James obtain'd the crown, No man can say I faulter, And popery came in fashion,

And Frederick perchance may be The penal laws I voted down,

My king, if times don't alter. And read the declaration.

For this is what I wlll maintain The church of Rome, I found, would fit

Unto my dying day still, Fall well my constitution,

That w batsoever king shall reign, And had become a jesuit,

I'll be the Vicar of Bray still. But for the revolution.

For this is what I will, &c.

The it's Qunchion.

When William, he was king declar'd

To cure the nation's grievance, With this new wind about I veerd,

And swore to him allegiance. Old doctrines then I did revoke,

Set conscience at a distance, Passive-obedience was a joke, A jest was non-resistance.

But this is what I will, &c.

GOOD APPETITE.-A Frenchman, residing in London, who is his own cook, told a friend that he had made un repas delicieux ; that he had just eaten two pork shops and four legs of mutton-Anglice: Two chops, and four sheep's trotters.

When Anne became our gracious queen,

The church of England's glory, Another face of things was seen,

So I became a tory.
Occasional conformists base

I damnd, and moderation,
And prov'd the church in danger was
From such prevarication.

And this is what I will, &c.

WEDLOCK v, CELIBACY.
A young Lady having over-night pro-

mised another to lead a retired life
with her, sent her the following
verses the next morning :-

All deception apart,

I examind my heart
Last night, as I laid me to rest ;

And me thinks I'm inclin'd

To a change of my mind,
For you know second thoughts are the

best.

When George the First to rule came o'er

And moderate men look'd big, Sir, I turn'd the cat i' th' pan once more,

And I became a whig, Sir ,

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MARSHAL TUReNNeL was not only
one of the greatest generals, but one SINGING OR SPEAKING.-A person
of the best-natured men that ever being asked which of these he liked
lived. Among several other little do- best, replied, that of the two evils he
mestic examples lie gave the follow preferred the first; "For a song,
ing :--The general used to ha said he,“ has an end, but a speech
new pair of stockings every week k; none."
his gentleman, whose fee the old ones
were, had taken them away in the
evening, and forgot to put any new
ones in their place. The next inord- VOLTAIRB.- When Frederick
ing the Marshal was to ride out to Great made short excursions, he was
reconnoitre the enemy, and rose ear- in the habit of carrying Voltaire with
lier than usual. The servant, whose - him. In one of these Voltaire was
business it was to dress him, was in alone in a postchaise whicla followed
a great deal of confusion. at not the king's carriage. A young page,
finding any stockings. “'Tis very whom the poet had some days pre-
odd, said the Marshal, " that Í viously caused to be sererely scolded,
should be allowed no stockings ; but resolved to have revenge ; according-
?lis very lucky that I am obliged to ly, when he went before to carise the

the

horses to be prepared, he told all the in the midst of a grand hätt. Ma postınasters and pustilions that the sooner was he seated, when the chair king had an old monkey, of which he flew up with him to a great height. was so very fond, that he delighted in T'he king, with his whole conrt, now dressing him up like a person belong. made his appearance on a gallery op ing to the Court, and that he always posite to Abell

, and, at the same made this animal accompany him in time, a number of wild bears, of his little excursions ; that the mon- which there never was yet a scarcity key cared for no one but the king; in that country, were driven into the and was extremely mischievous; and hall. The poor vocalist, almost that, therefore, if he attempted to dead with fright, was now addressed get out of the clăise, they were to by the king, and was left to choose, prevent him.

After receiving this either to sing instantly, or be let notice, all the servants of the different down and to await his fate among the post-louses, whenever Voltaire at- unceremonious inhabitants of the de. tempted to get out of the carriage, sert. Which part poor Abell took, opposed his exit; and when he thrust it is needless to mention, but the faout his hand to open the carriage cetious narrator of this well-authentidoor, he always received two or three cated anecdete says, Abell could not blows with a stick upon his hands, resist suela a powerful mode of peraccompanied with shouts of laughter. suasion, and, whether con amore or Voltaire, who did not understand a not, he sang so beautifully that the word of German, could not demand king and bears listeved in silent adan explanation of these singular pro- miration.—(Gerber Worterbuck, part ceedings ; his fury became extreme, i. p. 10.) but it only served to redouble the gaiety of the post-masters ; and a EPITAPH ON MR. FOOT. large crowd constantly assembled, in

Here lies one Foot, whose death may consequence of the page's report, to

thousands save ; see the king's monkey, and to hoot

For Death himself has now one FOOT Him. Throughout the journey things i'th' grave! passed off in this fashion; but what completed the anger and vexation of Voltaire was, that the king thought To Correspoirdents. the trick so pleasant, that he refused to punish the inventor of it.

We really do all we can to oblige our poetical correspondents, but the moltiplicity of their favoors necessarily occa

sions some delay in their appearance: CAPRICIOUS SINGBR.—John Abell,

Several pieces of great merit have long

been in type, waiting an opportunity for a famous singer and performer on making their appearance, and when the lute in the 17th century, one day, these are disposed of we will immediate during his stay at Warsaw, was re- ly find places for several others which quested by the king of Poland to sing have too long been kept back, particu. at Court. Abell peremptorily re- larly “ London” and “ Lines to the fused ; and though it was intiinated Wind,” by Alphus" Maria's Return," to him that he would probably suffer by Zamonzag, and one or two pieces by from the royal displeasure, he still Pangloss, The View of Nether Hall, persisted in declining it, and sent the

transmitted by Old Q. has been ens king an apology by letter. In answer

graved for our present volume, and will to this, he received a regular snm.

appear ere long. We shall attend to

Hugo Grim's hiot about giving portraits mons to appear at a certain liour in

of the principal actors and actresses oc? the king's palace. Abell obeyed, and casionally. though at first courteously enoug received, he was presently forced to sit down in an arm-chair that stood

LONDON.-Primed ind Published by T. Wulis,

Camden Town

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In number twenty-three of Mr. remarkable preservation after the Hone's pleasant “ Every-Day Book," battle of Worcester, observes, “ I beg a correspondent (E. J. C) writing to call your attention to the fact, that pon the subject of King Charles Ili's Col. William Carlos was the come

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panion of his majesty in his conceal. Then follows a plate of the Colonel's inent in the tree in Boscobel Wood, Arms (a copy of which is prefixed and to hope that you will point out to this article), with the annexed desthe right mode of spelling his name; cription : Lord Clarendon, and others who co- • He bears upon an Oak proper, py from him, always call him Colonel in a Field Or, a Fess Gules, charged Careless, which is a vile misnomer with three Regal Crowns of The When a man does an action worthy second ; by the name of Carlos. And of record it is highly grierous to have for his Crest a Civic Crown, or his name spelt wrong. The book of Oaken Garland, with a Sword and “ Boscobel,'' first printed in 1660, Sceptre crossed throngh it saltiercontains accurate particulars of the wise." event I refer to: this little work you With the particulars of so celehave no doubt seen."

brated event as King Charles's escape Now bad Mr. E. J. C. but read, after the defeat at Worcester, most of with common attention, this said " lit- our readers are doubtless well actle work” which he recommends to quainted. Towards the close of that others, he would have discovered that memorable day, when the King's the mistake he so indignantly in- party had abandoned all hope of vicveighs against, is in fact no mistake tory, Colonel Carlos (who was then at all. The Colonel's name was (or, a major in Lord Talbot's Company), as it was often written in those days with some other officers, rallied a of licentious orthography Carlis) small force, and kept the enemy in originally Careless, but upon the check at Sudbury Gate, while the King restoration of Charles 11., he thought made his escape at an opposite quarproper to grant him a coat of arins, ter of the city. The Colonel afteremblematic of the important service wards concealed hiinself in the woods he had received from him; and also near Boscobel, but being pressed by to assimilate his name with his own, hunger, he repaired to that place to by changing it to Carlos (or Charles), seek relief, where he met with the in order to mark more strongly the King, and took refuge with him in affectionate regard he bore him. The the Royal Oak ; Charles occasionally book called Boscubel” thus speaks enjoying some repose, stretched upon of the transaction :

the Colonel's knees. When the King “ This Colonel William Carlis was quitted Boscobel, he left Carlos beborn at Brom-hall, in Staffordshire, hind, who soon after was furnished within two miles of Boscobel, of good by a friend with the means of making parentage, is a person of approved his escape to Holland, and was the valor, and was engaged all along in first to convey to the Princess of the first war for His late majesty, of Orange the news of her royal brohappy memory; and, since his death, ther's safety. has been no less active for His Ma- Modern industry has brought to jesty that now is ; for which, and for light many curious and valuable docuhis particular service and fidelity be- ments; and perhaps Charles the Sefore mentioned. His Majesty has cond's own account of his adventures been pleased, by Letters Patent under after the battle of Worcester may not the Great Seal of England, to give be deemed the least interesting of rehim, by the name of William CARLOS covered manuscripts, illustrative of (which in Spanish signifies CHARLES) the most agitated portions of English this very honourable Coat of Arms, history. These adventures (unques“ iu perpetuam rei memoriam*,' tionably written by Charles, together 'tis expressed in the Letters Patent." with some letters to his friends--chief

ly to Arlington, there called Henry

Bennet) were edited' by Lord Hailes • i, e. To perpetuate the memory of in 1766, and for the first time regu. the occurrence.

larly prepared for publication ; but

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