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“Homespun” Celebrates Indian Corn

To the PRINTER. VINDEX PATRIAE, a writer in your paper, comforts himself, and the India Company, with the fancy, that the Americans, should they resolve to drink no more tea, can by no means keep that resolution, their Indian corn not affording “an agreeable, or easy digestible breakfast.” Pray let me, an American, inform the…

On the Prospects of War in America

To the Printer of the Public Advertiser. SIR, PACIFICUS, in your Paper of Friday last, tells us, that the Inhabitants of New England are “descended from the Stiff-Rumps in Oliver’s Time;” and he accounts for their being “so tenacious of what they call their Rights and Liberties,” from the “independent Principles handed down to them…

The Mother Country

A SONG We have an old Mother that peevish is grown, She snubs us like Children that scarce walk alone; She forgets we’re grown up and have Sense of our own; Which nobody can deny, deny, Which no body can deny. If we don’t obey Orders, whatever the Case; She frowns, and she chides, and…

Invectives Against the Americans

To the PRINTER. I would fain know what good purpose can be answered, by the frequent invectives published in your and other papers against the Americans. Do these small writers hope to provoke the nation by their oratory, to embrue its hands in the blood of its, perhaps mistaken children? And if this should be…

The Old Songs Versus Modern Music

To Lord Kames My dear Lord Cravenstreet, London, June 2. 1765. I receiv’d with great Pleasure your friendly Letter by Mr. Alexander, which I should have answer’d sooner by some other Conveyance, if I had understood that his Stay here was like to be so long. I value myself extreamly on the Continuance of your…