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The Trial of Moses Alexander. Aug Cross-Examination,

Dyer. I believe this to be Mr. Alexander Q: Did you advise the prosecutor to pro: band-writing, and the indorsement I believe fecute?

to be the same. Parry. No, I never did. I did iniimate it

Cross. Examination. was a forgery.

Q. At whole luit was the prisoner takes 2. Have you not called upon Mr. Fryer? into cuftody? Purry. I have. I went these by the ad. Dyer. He was taken at my fuit. 1 as. vice of Mr. Whitaker.

refted him. Q: Is there not a bill filed agaioft you in Raipb Frger. This bill was in my hands is the court of Exchequer by Ms. Belcher? August laft. I delivered it to Mr. Brees, the

Parry. There is a bill filed against me in asignee. the couts of Exchequer, and I bave put in James Brees. I am an affignee of Mr. Frye my answer. It is a causo between Chantieyers. This draft came into my hands the and me, and not. bei ween Mr. Belcher and beginning of September.

Prifuner's Defence. 2. -Upon your oath is no: the prisoner a I borrowed the bill in question to raises muterial witness for Mr. Belcher?

cash, and though I wanted it myself, I lear Parry. I cannot tell what witgels he can it to Mr. Fryer to raise money for him. Joba be.

Brown had put his name to several billo Counsel. Mi, Whitaker is an affignce for drawn upon his maker payable to me, as Fryer.

purpose to raise cara as a friend of theirs. I Fobn W’oodbouse. I have known the priso. neither forged it, neither do I know it to be

lince last Christinas was twelve a forgery, nor do I believe it to be cae. months. I have seen him write several As to Brown, he is now in France, and times,

I cannot have his teftimony. Supposing the Q. Look at the body of this bill. ( He cakes name was not his hand-writing, it might j: in bis band)

be written by virone of a power from him; Hoodbouji. I take it to be the prinner's but tharis a ma ter of which I am very igi hand-writing, and the indorsement alío. norant, and I believe is to be the hands

Q. Do you take the acce piance to be his writing of 'hat Brown, and therefore I tuo. hand writing!

bly submit it there can be no charge again! Woodbouse. That I can't swear to; the other I luok upon to be his natural hand-wri.

Forebe Priloser. ting, the same that he transats butiness Narbaniel Aked. Juha Brown was my with. There does n t appear to be any al clerk for abour ox inontbs, he was so in fetempt to vary in the body of it, or the in bruary 1768. He is now gone abroad. I dorsement.

have lesa him write many times. (He taks Cbarles Tatlock, I have knoirn the prisoner tbe bill in bis band.) Here is the name of three, four or five years. I have seen him John Brown to this bill. I am very certaie write a great many times.'

This is his hand-writing. I will look no ferQ: Look at the body of this bill, and tell ther; that is his hand writing. He wu my whole hand-writing it is,' (He sakis il in bis clerk in Prince's-freet, near the Manfioa. bant.)

house. Tullock. I believe it to be the prisoner's Q. Is the body of the bill in his hand-wrihand writing, and the indorsement I believe ting? to be the laine,

Anid. No: that is not. That I am fore Cross-Examination.

op. 2. Did you ever apply to Mi, Fryer about 2. When did he leave you? a prosecution in this caule?

Sket. H: left me I believe in June, He Tarlock. No, I never did: I have no busi. came to me about the ad of January. pe's in the prosecution aţ all. I never had

Goofs Examination. any conne&tions with Mr. Fryer. I have Q, Did you ever see this ball before it was bad too many with the prisoner, There put into your hands now? was a large sum due to me from Mr. Alex N. Aed. I did. arder some time' about July or Agu 1.1. Q. For what purpose ? Mr. Alexander came a me and desired me 'Ni Aked. For acceptance. I would have to help him to some money to pay ihe bilis paid it, but I never saw it after it becans which Mr. Brees had of Fryer, otherwise he due. said he hould not be able to go about his R: Where did your brother Richard Ated .business; but he muft go out of the country, live ac chat line? because they were forged,

Ni Aked. He lived at Leeds. Tbomas Dyer, I have known Alexander five 9: Whose hand-writing is the body of ir? or lix years I have seen him write a great N. oken. That is my brother's hand wrinumber of times,

ling. I have no doubt of it. If I had bad 1: Look at the body of thiş bill. (He any doubt, I would not bare accepted it. Askes it is bet band)

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Q. When was the first of your hearing Q. Have you known any instances where chere was to be this trial?

Brown has lant his name to Alexander? N. Aked. The first time of my hearing of N. Aked. That I can't remember. this trial being in agitacion was yesterday. Q: Who brought the bill to you for accepa

Q. Do you know how your brother came tance ? to draw ibis bill upon your clerk ?

N. Aked. I do not know. N. Aked. My brother was then a little out Robert Donilfon. I knew John Brown. He of money, and this was drawn to keep the was clerk to Mr. Nathaniel Aked in Prince's

ftreet. I can't say how long he lived there. Q. He there been no application to you I believe it was about the beginning of the O pay this bill ?

year one thou land seven hundred and lixtyN. Akad. I never heard of it: if they had eight when I knew him there. came, I would bave paid it.

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Et ce qu'on nommeroit dans un 'autre foiblejte LETTERS supposed to bave passed between EA en co rare Esprit une sage rendrell,

M. de St. Evremond and Mr. Waller, Qui le fair refifter a l'irjure des ans. Colle&ted and publisbed by obe Editor of ebe Your friend Rymer has given a better Letters between Theodofius and Conftantia. 2 turn to these lines: vols. 12mo. Becket.

Vain gallants, look on Waller and despair, Tho' these letters are supposed to pass be He, only he, may boast the grand receipt; tween St. Evremond and Waller, yet it see Of fourscore years he never feels theweight; quires but little discernment, to see they are Still in bis element when with the fair; the production of a pen much more modern ; Their gay and fresh, drinks in the rohe air : the Aile is polished and correct, without the There happy, he enjoys his leisure hours, jeaft appearance of that uncouth ftiffness, Nor thinks of winter whilft amidst the which chara&erises the compofitions of the flowers. . period in which they are said to be written ; The gallantry of the present times seems and there is also a familiarity in the senti to be of a genius very different from that ments, that is seldom to be met with in our which prevailed in our better days. It is writers a century ago. Be this, however, fallen back into the original barbarism of naas it may, the reader will find the article The affair of poor Shrewsbury is a before us a very agreeable little work, and shocking infance of this. There is nothing the following letter is given him as a spe extraordinary in the duel between bim and cimen of the execution.

the duke of Buckingham; though it was “Were it possible to prevent gallantry from expected that his well known indifference. running into the spirit of intrigue, nothing about Lady Shrewsbury's commerce with his certainly could be more agreeable; but the grace, would have saved him from the folly two ideas are hardly to be separated before of thinking his honour concerned in thegala that period of life which you and I have at, fair : but in the conduct of that bold and tained. Nothing, indeed, can be more in- abandoned woman, there was something that offenfive than the gallantry of our years. I forbids one to think of her without deteftais the harmless offspring of memory and tion-You have been informed, that, during fancy, amusing itself with the shadows of the engagement, lae held the duke's horses, pleasures that are paft. Let gay youth, and in the habit of a page. . I have lately been graver age, count this ridiculous; if we find told that she had pistols concealed, and that thé Tædium Vitæ in any degree diverted by the had pledged her honour to thoot both it, we have a right to indulge it. The re: Shrewsbury and herself, if the husband should collection of former enjoyments is all that prove victorious. I was a weakness and age has to fubfit upon. To treat with want of honour in the duke to expose his courtliness, and contemplate with pleasure, antagonist to so unfair, and so contemptible a such objeås as once afforded us delight, is death; but it was a fill greater weakness the religion of nature-It is a sacrifice of to be capable of loving a woman, who want. gratitude - It is a teftimony of content, ed the characteristics of her sex, tenderness Behdes, I know not whether by these at. and delicacy. The genius of bold and vulgar tachments we may not lengthen as well as proftitution! What a depraved Spirit! What lighten life.

a groveling soul must he have, . who can mix Weller, qui ne fent rien des maux de la vieillefe, .bis paffions with any thing fo odious! A Dere la vivacité fair bonte a jeunes gens, masculine woman is my immortal avorlion ! S'attacbe à la Beauté puur vivre plus long Masculine in person, or in {pirit, me is limpo,

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THE IMPARTIAL REVIEW Aug me u disguftful as effeminacy in ours. I ercise of right reason? All elle is falle and cannot bear to find even their sentiments of frivolous. Is courage honour ? What i the malc-kind-A female digine, a female frange confusion of ideas ! A man of bonour Lawyer, a female historian, a female politician, would, in that case, make a very despicable are all insupportable monsters! Out of sex! figure, if put in the same scale with i Rulo Qot of character! Out of nature ! Loft to fian bear. Young Hamilton behaved with a the very idea of propriety! and always af. vue sense of bonour-his condud was reafeded to the laß dacese of absurdity ! fonable it had the prote&tion of a Sfter for

How different from fach is one whom we its obje&t. But whai should we bave thought haye bad the honour to koow, and the hape of Grammont, had he acted a different part ? piness to converse with the amiable, and in what light would he have appeared,' bad gentle Hamilcon ! Tbough nature has given be lived to pierce the heart of the worden her a capacity equal to the most arduous at- thar he loved, through the hearts of serca tainments, with what address does the ma. brothers? -The very idea is borror!-Yet this nage fer excellenc talents, and turn them to be certatniy must have done, a teatt have at: that kind of culture only which embelliches tempted, had be placed honour in courage And endears the female character ! But, is rather than in reason. a last proof of her merit, dhe has fixed irre. Had Shrewsbury a right sense of bonou vocably the fickle, the volatile, the various when he challenged Buckingham ? More Grammont ! You knew bis long attachment than half the court will tell you that he had to her-At length, he has married her. In -But, how ridiculuus ! Is the defection of this measure, however, though he has shewn in infamous woman a disgrace to the man both sense and honour, yet he proceeded on the forlakes Par otherwise it is rather : a principle, of which even you, who know mark of his integrity. The antipathy that him, will have no idea. And here, too, vice has to virtue is a proof of this. le wat you will find another inftance of the pernic rank cowardice, pufillanimity itself, that procious fpirit of modern gallantry. Though voked Shrewsbury to the challenge. He was Grammont believed himfelt that he intended afraid that his courage fhould be doubted, if absolutely to espouse the fair Hamilton, yet h: omitted it. when every thing seemed to be fettled, ind Yet how universal is this idea of falfe the critical evene drew near, the dæmon of honour! In one of the campaigns 1 noite gallantry took up his part-he played the with the Duke D'Engoien, an officer, who character of Hymen, and rendered it fo in- had lost his mistress, thought it neceffary to supportably ridiculous, that Grammont could fight for her. When he applied to the duke no longer bear the idea of marriage. The for permiflion, the latter asked bin whether :: me appointed for the nuptials was at hand it was on account of the love he had for - the lover flew upon the wings of the wind her, and whether he wanted, by killing his to the coast of France. This defertion was rivals to recover her. “ No, (replied the received with a proper indignation. A bro- oficer)." but if I do not fight, ay courage ther of the fais Hamilton's, a youth about fix- will be doubted." “ Jf that is all, fraid the teen or seventeen, pursued and overtook him duke,) " you may be easy about the matter. almoft as soon as he had arrived. " Gram Whall give you an opportunity of putting that mont, (faid he,) you blush to see me--you out of question ; for, co-morrow, 'I intend have reason--you know me well-return ihis to fight myself.“ moment with me to England, and do your II. A Greek and Englih Lexicon to be felf the honour to espouse my bitter--if that New Testament, &c. by Joha Parkhurft, M.A. is an honour you chuse to decline, - I am the formerly fellow of Clarchall, Cambridge. 4to. youngest of feven brothers, and if I fall by '1l. gs. Dilly. your band, know, that there are Aill fix liv. This is a very valuable work, in which ing, whose arms are fronger and more ere the learned author gives a difiad explanation perienced than mine, and who scors, as much of the words and phrases occurring in tht as I do, to sasvive the bonour of á filter." New Teftament, authenticacing his own The count food Glent for a wbile, and reading by references to passages of fcripture, smiled upon the beardless champion-but it and frequent illustrations, not only from the was not i smile of contempt. I have heard Old Teftament, but from the Greek writert, him say, that he never felt the sense of For the mote ample information of his reahonour fo Arongly at at that moment. The ders, Mr. Parkhurd has added an easy Grees phantom of falle gallanøy disappeared. “Let grammar, which must be very serviceable to us return, (said he,) my brave friend-- bluth those who are either desirous of commencing to think of my folly-1 de ferve not the ho- an original, or recovering a loft acquaintance pour of being allied to your family; but I with the language. will hope to be indebted for it to your kind III, The Fool of Quality. Vol. IF, By Mr. intercelton." "

Brooke. 8vo. 23. 6d. Jobnfton. This was certainly very great. It was a Though there is but little invention disa teluro of reason; a recovery from a fate of played in the volume before us, and though insanity. What is true honour bus the ca- it chiefly con Ghs of rather improbable dis

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OF NEW PUBLICATIONS. trelles, to fhew the humanity of the author's Adventures of Charles. Auguftus Fitzroy, hero in relieving them, it nevertheless con. Duke of Grafton, wirb Miss Parsons. 1800, tains much good sepse, and much exalted 25. 60. Meares. benevolence, Mr. Brooke tells us, that he This is a low and despicable imposition on originally intended to comprize his whole the public, calculated merely to glean a few ftory in four volumes, but ibat the matter thiblings from the dregs of the people, for grew upon him interceptibly, so that his none but the dregs can poffibly suppose it gePeel, who is the very decus bumani generis, is Duine, notwitháanding the author, by a ftretch not yet arrived at an age of muurity. This of impudence perfectly of a piece with the is a circumstance, however, for which he nature of this fraud, has figned overy copy of has no occasion to apologize, lince, notwith the repurable manufa&ture with the name o standing the redundancy of his episodes, and Miss Parfone. hio frequent deviation from the main bufi. Vill. The political Contefi: Containing Aess of his plas, it is impossible for any feels Series of Latters between Junius and Sir Wila isg bolom to read him without great fatis. liam Diaper : Alfo ibe wbole of Junius's Leifadion. He is mafter of the pathetic to a - ters to bis Grace ebe Duke of G -, broughs very extraordinary degree, and those eyes into one Point of View. 8vo. 19. Newbery. that love to Ahed the sacred drops of sympa. The celebrated correspondence here given thy, will here meet oumberless opportunities is already well known to the public; and the of indulging the luxury of tears.

only end of the present publication is to pre-, IV. The Bruciod, as Epic Poem in 6 Books.' serve a dispute from oblivion which has been Sro. 45. Doddley.

an object of universal attention, and which The editor of this poem fpeaks very warm- is too likely to be loft in the fugicive repolily of the author's genius, and tells us that tory of a news-paper. the piece has lain in obicurity above forty IX. A Letter to Junius, by the Aulbor of the years; perhaps, if it never had been drawn Question fared. 6d. Fleicher. from that obscurity, the world would have This letter is written in order to invalidate kad but little cause for lamentation. The an assertion of Juniui's with regard to the delign is to celebrate a Scottish champion, argument of a precedent for Mr. Wilkes's er as the poet phrases it,

expullion. This writer opposes the popular “ To liag the hero sweating on the plains," opinion, but is, novertheless, a man of much who diftinguibed himself in some of those understanding, and very well merits the atfatal diffentions that formerly subhfted be. tention of the public. tween England and her Caledonian fifter, X. A Letter to the Monthly Reviewers,

This hero's name was Bruce, and the title of occafioned by tbeir candid and impartial Strice the piece is taken from the family appella tures, on a late sensible and patriotic Poem, ention.

sitled Ambition, an Epifle to Paoli. 8vo. V. A Poem on tbe Cruelty of Sboccing, wirb. Cook. fome render Remarks or tbe 10th Day of May, It is Atrange enough, that when scriblers,' 1768, and tbe Dearb of Mr. Allen. Humbly withuat merit, undergo the lash of criticism, dedicated to tbe Sons of Liberty. By John Ado that they will pot calmly bear the froke, dington. 8vo. Pyné.

and endeavour, at leaft by their blence, to The delicious morsel before us, and its present the world from recollecting their disa tender remarks, are written in what the puet, grace.-This author's poem was posibly ells blank verse; but of all the profe run- Deeping in a most comfortable obliviong mad compositions we were ever obliged to and his literary delinquency utterly forgotten, wade through, we think thia one of the most when lo! offended at a sentence, which extraordinary. Should the reader doubt the few perbaps-remembered, he appeals to all judice of our declaration, he muft have re the world against the tribunal wbere he was course to the poem itself, as we cannot think condemned, and proves himself a&ually of complimçating the author with an extra&t, guilty, to vindicate his reputation. even to show the propriety of our own cri XI. An Explanation of the Terms of Art ticism.

in several Branches of Medicine, accented as VI. Travels of Philosopber, or Obferva. ebey are to be pronounced. 8vo. is. Newbery. Sions or ibe Manners and Arts of various New This is calculated for the use of mere non tions in Africa and Asia. Trar ftared from ebe

vitiates in medicine, and to such may poffin Freach of Monf. Le Poivrei immo. 34. bly be serviceable. Becket.

XII. Love and Innocence a Seranara, as There is much matter of entertainment in performed at Marybone Gardens. Set to Mwa this little work, and mt only the fociety of foc by Mr. Hook. 8vo. 18. Becket. agriculture at Lyons, but the Royal Society The news.papers have been paid to reat Paris, bave made very honourable men commend the following song as a favourite tion, both of Mr. Le Poivre's observations, to the public; and our readers from this and his manner of delivering them.

sample will be enabled to form a perfect VII. Nismošts of ibe Amonis, Intrigues, and idea of Min degani serenaça.

When

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When I was a young man, I long'd

In highest aod lowel degree,
To know what the world was a doing, Odzookers! in ev'ry station,
To London with others I chrong'd,

They all politicians would be,
Nor knew well what I was pursuing : And govern and settle the nation.
But, good lack-a-day, what a din!

I found it a folly to roam,
I tbro' the croud cou'd scarcely bulle-

Such hurry and bustle was teazing; In every place I was in,

The joys I bad tasted at home To pass the folks I had a tuale,

A thousand times sure were more pleaBut what I did molly admire,

So back to our hamlet I came, (fing. Was the busy air of each creature ;

And enter'd in Hymen's soft fetten Which seem'd so their thoughts to inspire, With Dolly, my fond loving dame,

Dull care was imprelt on cach feature, And Jeft care and Arife to my betters.

POETICAL ESSAYS, ODE to Colonel LUTTRELL.

From Æthiopia come; 1.

Throughout his life a lawless quack;

Of niggard soul, endow'd with clack.
On the true base of Albion's laws,

Loud as his father's drum t.
Fix'd as Alcides ftand;

VIII,
Nor menaces nor outrage dread,

What tho the arch-apoftate Bou, Tho' fation rear her hydra-head

With afpe&t fern as any Turk,
Contagious o'er the land,

Hold forth like one inspir'd,
II.

In Stephen's as in Peter's fane
Tho Churchill's muse revive again,

His only deity is gain,
While hungry Junius wields his pen,

His zeal, his conscience hir'd.
And Thaliuw Erec-k bawls;

IX.
Parnaffian-Bedlam all broke loose,

Let Grenv-, formidably dull,
With rancour, forgeriet, abuse

Ca'nd- and Ph-, of thicker skull,
Foul as the Augæan falls.

Pale Mered - barangue;
III. '

Or doughty Sack-lead the charge,
Tho' W - balloos a vagrant pack, Or fomnient Dowder drawl ac larger
With vice and ruin on their back,

Chiefs of a craving gang.
To force one common level;

X.
Mawb-y and Sawb-e look as fout

All patriots true-scarce worth a groat, At marshalling their rabble rout,

They will growl on till they are bought, .
As Hotspur and as Nevil *.

While Sawney, over-cunning,
IV.

His scruples dear as they are nice,
There's H-e may challenge all the town, Yet he deserv'd a better price
Still conscious that his sacred gown

Then lukewarm snubby Dun-
Safe as a coat of mail is;

XI.
Inftead of sermons and of bibles,

Nor heed incestuous Tee's wilei,
We deals in daggers and in libels,

But ah! beware of She's smiles,
A Flamen Martialis.

More difficult to parry
V.

Than all the fury, all the trah,
Let may'r and aldermen in ftate,

Of him he pays to hack, and Nah,
Without a name ---without a date,

The bluff and brawny Bar--,
Adopt a Mham petition,

XII.
And throw it in their sov'reign's face, Lo, where he stalks with greedy loek,
Drero'd up in furr, with shoulder'd mact, The loss of office ill can brook,
Bold heralds of fedition.

So keeps a squinting eye on,
VI.

And swears by G-d they ihall restore,
While hall the lio'ry leave their trades Elle we shall have him foam, and roar
To form a vád of troops like Cade's,

Like the Nemæan lion.
A paulury, base banditti :

XIII.
Recruits from Billingsgate and Wapping, Nor marvel Marpers, bankrupts, debtors,
With Towol-d in the rear came hopping, Bing-y, and wretches bound in fetters,
The flow'r of London city.

For anarchy should babble;
VII.

The thifle, like the rival role,
Let mongrel Beckend take the lead, May serve us for domesic blows,
Whose tints Aill fpeak his mother's breed, The luft of England's rabble.

* The king-making carl of Warwigk. + Here ibe au bor mistakes; it was

the elderman's grandfarber (nor bis faiber) wobe va a mer in Oliver Cromwell's army.

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