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Nor Hawke review the glorious path be Dreadful with his crimson'd spear, trode,

Cambria's joy, the Saxons fear. But moukler with a Swift, or Chatham's Let Syftia too, brave welcome guest; dod.

Share his leader's genial featt. Vaunt as you please of Nature's bounteous Hero! in the deathful fray . plan,

What flaughter mark'd his bloody way! I'd rather be a pismire than a man. The Saxon warriors Thunn'd his fight, This doubt, so terrible to human pride, As ghosts the morning's ruddy light. Reason's dim rufh-light never can decide Patriot Chief! thy noble name

The all-comforting eye of Faith alone, Shall fill the loudest trump of Fame ;
Alures our rise to worlds beyond our own. Bards to the harp thy deeds shall fing,

L. R. And make the Princely palace ring.

Fill the horn adorn'd with gold,

Bear it to Ednyfed bold,
HIRLAS: À POEM.

Dreadful with his shiver'd spear,

And Mhield defac'd with dints of war: . By OWEN, PRINCE of Powis.

As the hurricane that taves

Wild o'er ocean's azure waves, TAIR rose the morn in splendor dref, 'd,

So ruth'd the valiant chief along, T The ruddy sun illum'd the East,

Before him flew the trembling throng ; The clang of ar.nour fiil'd the air,

The foes in heaps around him fall, Th’impetuous warriors ruth'd to war:

Desender of fair Garthon's wall. Sword clash'd with sword; the flippery plain

Heard ye not in Maclor's vale Was strew'd with Saxon heroes Bain

Sounds of death on ev'ry gale?
Keen darts their course impetuous bore, Sword clash'd with fword, in condict dire,
And dy'd their points in reeking gore : Strike from their points the stream of fire,
Like lions burking on their prey,

Death and mingled horrors reign,
Confufion mark'd our dreadful way: As erit on Bangor's fatal plain.
Shiver'd lances strew'd the ficld,
With many a helm and cloven fhield : Heard ye not in Maclor far
The Saxon Nobles o'er the heath

The dying groans and din of war?
Lay in the bloody arms of Death : Heard ye not the joyful found
Impeded by the heaps of dain,

Of your friends with conquest crown'd? The brooks o'erflow'd the purpled plain. They fly--the foes of Owen dy!.

Bear the horn to Seyliff's hand, Shouts of vict'ry rend the fky:

Protector of his native land; The foes are fall's, whose lofty pride

His hardy front is feam'd with scars The strong and valoro us man defy'd.

Gain'd in honourable wars:

Fill it too to Madoc's son,
| Page, bring the horn of Rhees renown'd; He a deathless name hath won;
The thining horn with silver bound; As the wolf, with hunger bold,
Whole radiant handle's antique mould Rushes on the bleating fold,
Refulgent shines with ruddy gold:

So his course the hero bore,
Fill it high with richest inead,

And Rain'd his sword with Saxon gore> "Tis for Griffith, bold, decreed:

To his friends his bounty flows,
Bulwark of his native land !

Dreadful only to his focs.
Dragon of my noble band !
Horror battled by his side,

Bear the horn with Glver bound,
Carnage mark'd his footsteps wide

And with golden handles crown'd, .
Through the hostile ranks he flew, To the fons of Inyt bear,
And the bravest Saxons flew :

Strongest eagles of the war.
Honour'd, he our feasts shall share,

Yauthful warriors, wise and brave! . Strong and terrible in War.

Bards from death your names thall save;

You fall live in noble lays, Bring the horn of antique mould, Your country freed shall speak your praise. Which the valiant Rhęcs of old Fill'd around his festive board,

Bear the purest mead along When success had crown'd his sword: To the Prince of facred song Bear it, Page, to Rodoric's land,

Brave Moraddig, every bard 1.1on of my valorous band !

Shall thy valorous deeds record ;
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Along the western slope of yon gay hill, Now pour the horn of sparkling mead Shall stop to teil his listening fons how To the mem'ry of the Dead;

rar Td our friends who nobiy died , She stretch'd around her thick-leaf'd pond'. Fighting by their Prince's fide;"

rous boughs, Herocs fam'd for valorous deeds,

And measure out the space they ha For them niy heart with sorrow bleeds. . . dow'da , Bards, let the song of sadness flow, 'Tune each harp to notes of woe :

May a long race of virtuous heirs fuc And O record cach warrior's praise.

ceed, Bid them live to future days;

Lords of the soil, to beautify these scenes! Tis your's to crown' the hero's name, But chief to glad the heart of industry, And give his deeds immorral fame; And feel the bleslin - sevenfold return'de Cambria's sons shall learn the fong, In plentcous harvests and dumnestic peace. The theme, the boast of ev'ry tongue.

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TYIANA, virgin goddefs, if this fcat,
V The feat of innocence, and thefe

chafte walks
Delight thee and thy train, propitioue
• hear
A virgin huntress, who implores thy aid
To guard these woodland hauins, from the

foul deeds Of Faun or Sylvan. To thy deity She confecrates these groves; and let this

oak, Upon whose outftretch'd arms the stock

dove pours Her melancholy murmur, and beneath Whose bow'ring fhade the wild deer couch

at noon To thun the grey-fly, and the gnat, be

crown d The queen of all the foreft ; nor decay "Till the fair Dryad, by whose plastic

power
It gradually rose, herself inanimate,
Bc hardend into gross and corporal fub.

ftance;
And having peopled wide the rich domain
With her tall progeny, fulsdu'd by age,
When the huge trouk, whose bare and

forked arms
Pierc'd the unid-iky, now prone thall bud

no more,
Still let the maffy ruin, like the bones
Orfome majestic hero, be preservod
Unviolated and rever'd
Whilst the grey father of the vale, at eve
Returning from his sweltçring summer

If prone to blab a Gollip's tale,

And set th' imprison a secret free,
That look demure shall then prevail,

And filent, I will copy thee.

If Discord in my bosom rife,

And Anger incontroul'd would be
I'll seek that form with cager eyes..

And calm my rage by viewing theca

When lavish Bounty guides niy hand,

And thou thalt urge Discretion's plea: My heart refign'd to thy command,

Shaik yield its impulse up to thec.

Sage Goddess on whose fober brow,
'I many a fapient maxim fee,
Time bids me at thy shrine to bow,

And never more abandon chce

Monthly Kegider

For NOVEMBER 1790.

FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE.
E.1ST INDIES.

an indelibie mark, and will operate with
tenfold vengeance.

" The detachment from hence, when Extrait of a Letter from Bombay, joined from Tellicherry, and with the ato April 17.

listance of the two Madras bat:alions 66 TROM your situation in the manage- now in Travancore, and the Rajah's re

r ment of public concerns, it would gular troops, will be perfectly equal te be vain in me to attempt information. The protect the country, and oblige the enes war will no doubt make great noise in Eu- my to retire from the lin:s raised for its rope. It appears to be en ered on with defence. determinarion, and I have not the smile “ The kingdom of Travancore is para left doubt but it will end with success. tieularly inaccesible to horic, and derives

* The iteady and d. liberare conduct froin mature p-culiar advantages. Tin. of the Governor General, the admirable poo's efforts, here ofore, must therefore choice of the Commanders, the spirit and have proved ineff-etuai.-We have had good discipline of the troops, all conipire accounts of his bad fuccefs in tiro ato the overthrow of the tyrant. May he tacks. now experience those evils he has so a " A little time will put nur armies in bundantly heaped on the heads of our un- a situation to act with effect, and the Ofortunate countrymen!

perations of this war will be vigorous • The late crueltics exercised on the and active : It is the Nabob's interest to natives, have rendered himn odious to proiracl it-ours, to determine his fate. them, and to the powers of Hindoftan. by spirited exertions. The Mahrattas, anxious to recover their « The want of draught cattle is some loft territory, promile unequivocal suc hindrance to the southern army aftemcour. The Nizam appears zealous for bled at Trichinopoly, under Colonel Mufthe war, and by this time lias reinforced grave.. the Bengal detachment under Lieutenant “ It is affirmed here, that on the Colonel Cockerel, with 10,000 of his opening of the seafon, our Governor, beft horle. The Hindoo petty States Colonel Abercrombie, means to embody have been long ripe for a revolt, and I the militia, and to join the army in percap foresee nothing but impending ruin. fon at the head of all the regular troops

“ This war, which we are taughi to be capable of bearing arme in fo glorions à lieve had its origin in England, appears cause. From the best accounts of the fito every person in this country as juft, tuariini of Tippoo, he is at present in the necessary, and proper-juit to the inter- neighbourhood of Dendigul, at the head eft of our beft ally the Kog of Travan- of 16,000 horse, ready to make an ineurcorc-neceffury for our own honour and fion, as soon as our' armies are in mo. reputation-proper, from the favourd tion; this may create a temporary inconble opportunity of attacking the destroy. venience, but bis attention will soon b; er of nations, and the scourge of man- awakened to matters of more ferious in kind.

portance." « The remembrance of former hard. Thips calls loudly for the beit exertion

APRIL 18. of the aripy on the present service it is “ Lieutenaat Colonel Cockerel, with

Vol. XII. No 77.

fix bataliongo? Bengal Sepoys, anda de. our armies, powerful and well appointed tachment of Artukty, have marched to are a: this moment prepared to de:clate Blyderabad, to be joined by 10,000 to'le his kinezdom from differen' quarters, and from the Nizam, aod to penetrate to the defervedly to heap of his head a'i thcie N. E. of Tippoo's country. An attack calernities he has to frequently heaped on is concerted with the Manrastas, to whom the leads of others. Te are 10 gire a swali force for the resonquering the Gooty country. A large army of 14,000 re ulars is áremblid at Extrat of a letier from an officer in India Trichincpoly, under the command of to a genteman in' Eoiburgb. Colonel Suigrave. The Grasd Army, M'ipeen, near Crangangre, 31 May 1790. under Cu'onei Nixon, is eftabithing at “I congrace the last opportunity i shall Walia; cad; ani, a few days ago, Cotone perturbly have of writing to you for some Hartley left this, with the 75th regi. time, to acquaint you that there is not ment, ant two battalions of Sepoys, to the prospect of a general war in India, join the force now on the coar of Mala. owiig trithe turbulence of our inveterate Lar, for the proceduion of the Travancore enemy, Tippoo Suitan. country, and the lines raited for its de. “ Our movenient to this place has been fence. Hitherto, the eforts of Tippco in confequence of a mofi unwarrantable have proved fruitless. He has beca re. attack upon the ancient atly of the Cómpulled bravely by the Rajali's troops. pany, the King of Travancore ; I am The time is near at hand wben he must forty to add, that a few days previous to atone for his transgressions and expiate our arrival, the invader was fortunate the blood of our daughtered country: enough io carry the lines, which defend mcrio

the entrance into the country, by form,

and to spread:levaltation over every part BOMBAY, April 20... he posed through, which is the general ☆ My bulinels will prevent my join. way of carrying on war among the saing the army for some time-But indeed tive powers. the present prospect of affairs promises “The detachment from Bombav is but better things. War is now declared a: a small force, confiiting of the 75th regigainst the Nabob Tippoo Saib, and it is meni, the grenadier and 7th battalion of expected the whole force from hence will Busibay native intantry, which, with a proceed after the breaking up of the detachment from the artillery, are only inonsuons in August next. Å detachment meant to prevent the further iorcads of has already taktn the field from this lide Tippoo, tili the arrival of the Bengal and of India, and large armies are collecting Madrasarmy, who are upon their march on the other; and as the war has been towards his capital. The fituation of the entered upon with coolness and de ibera. bulk of his arıny is at present not well cion, fo it will undoubtedly end with fuc- koown, but it is generally believed that sels.

he is drawing off for the protection of Our new Governor General Abercrom. his own country. One of his generals, by is excerdingly and juftly liked. He Monf. Lally, is before Cranganore with is a good foldier, and makes a most ad. a small part of the army, which it is bemirable Governor. It is imagined he lieved he means to attack; as we are enwill take the field in person after the camped within a few miles of him, it is sains, and participate in the laurels of the more than probable we thall be drawn to most honourable war ever entered into its defence, and expect from the difia. in this coun:ry. Our Ally the King of ence of discipline to be able to give a Travanccre has been wanionly and cruele good account of him, in conjunction with ly attacked. Our Governmentsin India The Madras battalions, which are also in have been attacked, and our countrymen his neighbourhood, murdered in cold blood. The rime is “From the numbers and discipline of Dear at hand, when the moft abamovable the Company's European force, and the of tyrants, the destroyer of kingdoms, impoffibility of the French lending any , and the scourge of mankind, muli atone alliance, we have every expectation of for his iniquiries, and be bumbled for his decided advantage, more particularly a transgressions.

the Mahrastas, who were against us last The hand of Providence has overtaken war, have declared in our favour, and are him at last, After a serious of crimes, preparing a large force at Poonah mbing mole smaordinary and unbeard of, make an altack in another quarter."

Box. Bowser, May 1o. .

only now and then interrupted by sudden Our troops landed at Vipeen lands on puffs of wind, that affedted thofe who the 26th of April, and found that Tip- telt them with particular fenfations of poo had stormed and carried the Travan- warmth and moífture. A thort time beri core lines on the 1sth ult. He met with fore the gale commenced, the horizon very lutle resistance from the Rajah's presented an appearance of gloomy hortroops, who fled immediately on the firftror, and the wind set in ; it was accomaffault.

panied with a torrent of rain, and blev The whole country in the neighbour, with a violence that portended the most bood is now deserted. The inhabitante direful effecls. have all gone fouthward. Tippoo's ar The wind keeping to the east and my, which consists of upwards of 100,000 fouth-east, did very little mischief in the men, is encamped at Meilcore, about ten town of Kingston, blowing down only a miles from this place.

few fight fences, which may cafily be re· M. Laily, a Frenchmar, with a de. paired; the parishes which have fuffered tached party, has been laying fiege to moft were, Westmoreland and Hanovet, Cranganore ior some days past; he open. The damage fustained by the veffels i ed his batierius on the 6th ind, the firing the harbour were as follows: was ineelland for several hours, and it

ON SHORE: was thought that the fort could not hold out long.

London, Robertsona *. By letters from Madras, of the 24th Chance, Beaton. ult. we learn, that their grand army was Surprise, Cartphell. : to march from Trichinopoly on the sth Three Sifiers, Redburn. imiti under the command of General Adventure, Campbell. Meadows, so that it will not be prudent Kingston, Mills. for Tippoo to remain loig in the neigh Holland, Eemonfione. bourhood. Wiih our present force it Holland, M‘Kinlay. will be impofible for us to move till he is.. Ami and Elizabeth, Blackwalla gone, as, were we to quit this place, he R ochmey, Hardy-Loft. would be able to cut off all our supplies, Nancy, Moulden;-Loft her fters. by means of detachments from his large T he Endymion frigate of 44 guns was army. We are encamped on the itland, fost the 224 of August, near Turks of Vipeen, about four miles from Aycot- Hand. ta, and ten from Cochin. Our force confifts of about 2500 men, of whom 500 CONSTANTINOPLE, Sept. 21. ire Europeans.

On the 19th inft. a man found means We have been joined here by two par: to elude the vigilance of the principal ties of Sepoys from Madras, who have eunuch of the Grand Vizier, and, as is been some time in thiş country, but are supposed, his plan having been laid fome only acting on the defensive. As the time, he entered and secreted himself in rains are expected to set in in a few days, the Seraglio of the Vizier. and in this country are very violent, it is Arthe usual hour his Highness repairs probable that we shall remain here until ed to his apartments; he was, as is custhe Monfoons are over.

tomary, faluted by a band of fingers and JAMAICA,

dancers, and, just as he had mingled in The Tankerville Packet arrived at Falthe little throng, the villain (a Ruffian) mouth left Jamaica on the 13th of Sep- in an inflant leit his hiding place, and tember, and brings intelligence of a very plunged a poiznard into his back between severe gale of wind having happened on the moulders, and then attempted to detħe ilt of September, between the hours stroy hinilelt; he was however prevented, of nine and ten in the morning; it came and secured. on from the south-east, and continued His name is Carlowitz Torocki, a nas with Night variation, and but short inter- tive of Morocco. He says, he had for vals of calm, for near three hours. The fome time waited an opportuniiv, knowa extreme heat which had been felt for ing the Vizier was his mistress's enemy. two days preceding, the range of the The Vizier is out of danger, but much thermometer being from 88 to 91, and hurt. She appearance of the heavens, firongly indicated the approaching storm. In the

LAUSANNE, Sept. 26. early part of the morning there was a fort Though many parts of the Helvetic of folome ftiļlness in the air, which was corps, cspecially the French part of the

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