The fclloWiiif Verib araiuppoferf to ^ mitbn bjL Captal^'
FRENEAU, end addrefied to j»vyoUpf (^AKER. LAP^»'
who wdirpaflonper in bis Tcflel fromkew-yorlitf
to refide in the WeRera parts of chat Rate.
H U i fafe arriv'd, die greets the IUh4|
And leaves her pilot for the land ; r
But Ltdia, whyto deferts roam,
' And thus forfske jour floating hoiAe ? ' '•
- -To what fend fwain fliall 1 refign,
Th^bofom that (hall ne'er be mine ; ^
Thofe eyes, like diamonds, flneljiel ^
In ivory«-Aow fliall I forget ?
At o'er the feas with you I Araj'd,
Thehoflilc winds our courie delay'd } *
But proud to waff's charge fo fair.
To me wore kuid~-and held you there*
I could not grieve when you com^ain'fl
That advcrfe gales our barque detain'd,
IVhere foaming Teas to mountains grow,
Cn gulph't of dStth coaceaTd below.
With timorous heart and wat’ry eyes.
You faw the vaft Atlantic rife— v /
Saw winc'ry foas thdf ftorms prepare
And went to find no fefety there.
Throughout the long December's night,
(While dill your lamp was burning bright) ^
To dawn of day, from evening's clofe,
My pcnfive girl found no repolh.
When traveling o'er that lonely wav^,»
To roe your fev'rifli hand you gave.
And, fighing, bade me tell you true.
What lands again wo^d rife to vie‘.v t
When night came on with bluft'ring gal^
You fear'd the temped would prevail.
And anxious aflc'd. if 1 was fure,
That on thofe depths we fhil'd fecure*
Delighted iq^ith a face fo fair,
1 ^alf forgot my weight of care.
And faw, unmov'd, the whirlwind rife,
Znctrcled moons, and chreatnlng ikisi.
Then new, at length arrived from fea,
Confent kind girl to flay with me—
The barqe, iUll faithful to her fiteigh^
Shall flUl on your direAion wait.
To an your qneftiont tube* or
I ftill win make a kind reply—
tlive all you aflc—each whim allow.
And change my ftile, to thee and tbtb»
If verfe can life to beauty give.
For ages I can ifl^e you five;
Beyond rhe liars triumphant rife,
While Chlox's tomb jnegkfted See*
But Ltsia, why our barque forlhlir,
■ The toad to weftem deferts take?
That Hp on which hunglialf my blifs,
Someriavage now will b^ to kift.
Somemftic foon, wldi fierce attack.
Shall force his arms about that neck.
And you, perhaps^ will weeping come
To feek —in vain—your floating hpme.
been claffin^tcs Aroiii^
the pAteft p^rt of tKeir ttudies,^ afid
betweeh whom the liioft cordial fHend«
(hip always were^^h^^
tocher of the fyhod^
When the bui^efs ol: the^ day was o-
ver, their wont^ cheerfulnefs and fa^
milxarity returned. Afterthc rccipro^
cal relation of a number of occurren4
CCS, but fays;JP. to M.' the ^oft unac*
countable of dlls the following: ‘‘Laft
funday, w|ien 1 was about half through
my fermbn, a cow came and ftood with
her head in the church d(x>r, and let
up fuch a Yjolcnt roaring, that
all th^ congregation ftared, many of
them fmiled, smd 1 myfelf could hard*
ly keep the thfead ofmr difeourfe”—^
M. ftopt him (hort, and fays^ “was it
much matter of winder fn hear the ,
cow roaring, when (he law the calf in
the pulpit making (uch a no^fc ♦
SU ND AY.
A mod melancholy affair happen*
cd in this metropolis, the eff^as
of which extended for fome miles round
it. Men, women and children, had at
tired themfclvcs in their ^heft habili
ments, and were on the march to the
different places, for the reception of the
religious after divine fervice, fuch as the
Dog and Duck, Bagnigge ^ Wells, &c.
The houfes in the city, the churches,
and the ftablcs were deferted. Mari
and horfe were out, all was gaiety,
mirth, and jollity , when lo ! a JJ^wer,
not having the fear of filks, muflins,
and fat citizens before its eyes, but mod
opportunely, and unpreparedly, did if-
fik forth from the clouds, and did wet,
foak, bedaub, deface, and obliterate all
the beauties of dicfs which wf^rc expo-
fed on the backs oflheaforefaid men,
women, and children, to the great de
triment of the good tempers, pleafant
Wilks, fine evenings, and fnug parties
of the faid men, women, and children.
Owing to, and by which means, the one
and all didexprefs their diffatisfaftion
by running,jumping, Icrcaming, fwear-
ing, jmurmering, grieving, fretting, and
fumingi and alfo by which meahs, all
the buflnefs ufually executed uppn hot
loaves, rolls, butter, tea, coffee, fylla-
bubs, punch, alc,^nd amber, was in
terrupted, prevented, fc^iled, andrelin-
^uiflicd for the fpace ot tte whole even
ing. Animoreover, the faid men, wo
men, and children, horfes, and chaifes,
were obliged to return to their refpec-
tive habitations, withorut being able to
employ that fpace of time • commonly
called me Lords-Day^ in ^thc bufitiels
and cxercifc befc^rementioned.^-^And
hereby declares this to be a true ac
count. ^ J. B. Setretary^
I N ofdcr to j^ider hitnfclf njorl
extenfivcly lifeful to WilmingtJ
and its Vicinityi^thc Reverend Mr
STEWART propofes opening School
as jibpn.as a competent Number of
Scholars offer. ^ He will inftrua the
Youth that may be committed tohJ
Gare, in the llcaiiacd Languages, thj
Englifh, grammatically, and the prinJ
ciples of Religion, natural, and rej
Wilmington, Sept, ■^oth. i^RR.
Vv A XM 1' li D loimediately,
Itt^>Pieree*| Final Settlements, for
which good will be given
Apply to „ i, LEWIS DUPRE,
C AME to the bub,
feribers Plantation oq!
Sunday kft, a Negro FgI-
low, who fays his Name is
HAKKV.f-He fpcaks very broken, &
can give jio account where he came
from:—fays his Matter is dead
He appeals to be about 30 years of
age, thick Tct, and 5 feet high
Whoever Fill prove faid Negro to be
their Profcrty and pay Charges, may
have again by applying to
) (Living on the Sound.
Wilmiigtoh, Odober 13. 31-—
O N wednefday the 12th of No-
vcriber next, will be run for at
Fayette-villc(the three mile heats) a
purfc of I one hundred and thirty
pounds, jrce for any horfe, marc, or
gelding, parrying weight as follows:
A three years old to carry 981b.—Four
years M, ii2lb“Five years old,
1261b.—Six years old, 1331b—And a
lercn yc rs old and upwards, 14a lb.—
Alfo, or the fuccceding' day will be
fun for the two mile heats) a purfc
of fever :y poundji, each horfe, marc,
or gelding carrying weight for Sgc ai
On me day following, the fwcep
(takes will be run for the entrance mo
ney of me two firtt days,' each horfe
to carry a catch. Twice round to
make a heat.
The money will be ready each day
to dclh er to the winner at the poles.
W I L M V N G T
KS of various Kinds, to be
fold at this OiBce.
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