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Weekly Journal (Newspaper) - April 16, 1720, London, Middlesex C The Original Journal With Foreign and SATURDAY April 16. 1720. Vl The MUSES the City in and the tutelar God and of this who have their have lacely been horribly by the old Belle's and of this Place with frequent on Account of the decay of their the Inability lye under to carry on their Amorous is one of the moll Belle's upon this She was horn in an inland Province of the greater but foon to this as the more agreeable - I have faid to the God and from my very a zealous to your Deities tor my Mind was to even before rny Body was of receiving and yet that was fo that may I perpetually fuffer under your Frowns if I that ever I was a Virgin nor luve I the during the whole of of my Hoars to the joys of rever did Man ask me whom I or Hour I am fure a that found me in carrying or fume Amorous When Youth and Beauty began to I took care to them by which my time pal's on agreeably till Art incapable of any longer concealing the envious havock of Time and but now alas 1 in vain I ufe advances to the Fellows co no manner of the giy Airs 1 give and were formerly very now move only Laughter or Contempt when 1 ogle and give my Eyes the Amorous and even gloat upon the in. they are not the lead or to grant me any when I proceed to by the even of Decency perfectly ask their they fly from me as from a thac threatens them with fotne mortal Contagion fo that without the immediate Sovereign I mull cut the remainder of my without any but the barren Memory of the Joys I have I chink long of my your immediate fo far ac as to wound but a Chairman or Poner in my thac would Le no hard I drefs which is a Charm thac often prevails with Men of higher and liner if you your Votaries in their old who for the adore Cupid and ihe and was by with abode a hundred more to the fame roc in the fame The Women having done and the began in Sure the Votaries of Cupid and Venus are the unhappy of all chofe devoted to the service of any the who has devoted his Life to the Service of Mars in his old he is paft his Labour and is rewarded with and Power hue the old who has all his all his afl the Vigour cf his Life fn ihe Service of Venus and Cupid Age meets with nothing but Contempt and both from the Men and from the What avails ic me thac I Sovereign in the Hearts of the Ladies for forty Years thac I was the Oracle of the Tea thac the and other of the them all in lipid and dull 5; if Limberham was not by my they chofe their Cloaths by my they decided the fate of Plays and by Judgment they chofe or rejected their Pleases ac my they all melted the Matron forgot her Honour and Conjugal Fidelity the Virgin her and her the Godly their Religion 5 the Avaricious their the Haughty their the Coquets their Jilting the Prudes their in every Vice and of the Sex to rhy as I all the Days and Hours of niy in Chace of the fo Day and Hour rewarded my Toil with fome new But how are the Tables upon no Woman regards and the abandoned of the Sex on crys aloud her Vertue and her Ho nour but it is fhe thinks incapable now of injuring them with Greac I have the lame Will to ferve you that I have had buc alas far from the fame Why therefore do you teaze me with the fame and yet deny roe the Ability of granting them the fame Gratification Why do the
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