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The former, we trust, describes the feelings common to every Inhabitant of this country.
The second, we know too well, is expressive of the sentiments of our Enemies.
FOR THE ANTI-JACOBIN.
Lines written at the Close of the Year, 1797.
Loud howls the storm along the neighbouring shore,
Yes! happy Britain, on thy tranquil Coast
Yes! unsupported Treason's Standard falls,
While Cities, Cottages, and Camps, contend,
Raise, Britain, raise thy sea-encircled Head,
Queen of the Ocean, lo! she smiles serene,
TRANSLATION OF THE NEW SONG
" ARMY OF ENGLAND,”
With Notes by the Translator.
Good Republicans all,
Invites you to visit John BULL;
* General DANICAN, in his Memoirs, tells us, that while he was in Command, a Felon who had assumed the name of BRUTUS, Chief of a
Old Johnny shall see
Not Parchments, nor Statutes on Paper;
Shall cut a FREE Citizen's caper,
We laugh at his talking so big;
Par Dieu! he shall bleed like a pig !
When worried by Mastiffs of France,
As at Lyons, La Vendée, and Nantz*.
Revolutionary Tribunal at Rennes, said to his Colleagues, on Good Friday, “ Brothers, we must put to death this day, at the same hour the “ Counter-Revolutionist Christ died, that young Devotée who was “ lately arrested.” And this young Lady was guillotined accordingly, and her corpse treated with every possible species of M:decent insult, to the infinite amusement of a vast multitude of spectators.
* The Reader will find in the Works of PETER PORCUPINE (a spirited and instructive Writer) an ample and satisfactory Commentary on this and the following Stanza. The French themselves inform us, that, by the several modes of destruction here alluded to, upwards of 30,000 persons were butchered at Lyons, and this once magnificent City almost levelled to the ground, by the command of a wretched Actor (Collot D'HERBOIS) whom they had formerly hissed from the Stage. From the same autkorities we learn, that at Nantz 27,000 persons, of both sexes, were murdered ; chiefly by drowning them in plugged boats. The waters of the Loire became putrid, and were forbidden to be drank, by the javages who conducted the massacre. That at Paris, 150,000, and in La Vendée 300, coo persons were destroyed. Upon
With grape-shot discharges,
With National Razors good store,
How sweetly he'll bellow and roar !
And make it the Guineas disgorge;
Stick, Stick to the PICTURES of George.
Will do for a true Democrat;
We'll join in a little chit-chat.
And the Merchants, * are excellent prey :
The Order still be of The Day.
the whole, the French themselves acknowledge, that Two Millions of human Beings (exclusive of the Military) have been sacrificed to the Principles of EQUALITY and the Rights of Man: 250,000 of these are stated to be Women, and 30,000 Children. In this last number, however, they do not include the unborn; nor those who started from the bodies of their agonizing Parents, and were stuck upon the bayo. nets of those very men who are now to compose the “ Army of Eng“ land,” amidst the most savage acclamations.
* At Lyons, JaBOGUES, the Second Murderer (the Actor being the First) in his Speech to the Democratic Society, used these words
French Fortunes and Lives,
Have FIVE HONEST Men to defend 'em ?
Will kindly take John's in commendam.
“ Down with the Edifices raised for the profit or the pleasure of the " Rich; down with them all. Commerce and Arts are useless to a war“ like People, and are the destruction of that sublime Equality which “ France is determined to spread over the Globe."
Such are the consequences of RADICAL REFORM !!! Let any Merchant, Farmer, or Landlord let any Husband or Father - consider this, and then say, “ Shall we or sball we not contribute a moderate Sun, “ IN PROPORTION TO OUR ANNUAL EXPENDITURE, for the purpose of prea ~ serving ourselves from the fate of Lyons, La Vendée, and Nanx?".
Much cannot be added to the concluding Note of our unknown Correspondent (whom we thank for his most excellent Translation); yet we will take the opportunity his Appeal affords, to address the following impressive lines from Johnson, to as many of the various ranks of people whom he enumerates in his concluding note, as may hesitate to answer in the affirmative.
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