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14. Borrowing your honour's last to make

HUNTINGTON AND PRIESTLEY. them by

0 3 4 . Attending you four different times,

Timothy Priestley was one of Huntington's bitterest cousulting and advising on the last, &c. 0 134 and, as it seems, upon amicable, if not fraternal terms.

antagonists. He and the S. S. had met in private life, 0. Cutting out the shoes

0 3 4 Timothy, however, gave offence by opposing AntinoTo me and my foreinan's attendance for

mianism in a treatise called “The Christian's Lookthree days, making inquiry for a good crait, when we found one with great diffi

ing Glass, or the Timorous Soul's Guide; being a

description of the work of the Holy Spirit upon the culty, the rest having gone to the Plant

heart: intended for the relief of the Disconsolate."

1 10 0 The reply to this was sent forth under a title in the To three several attendances to fit them Till, when your honour vas not at home

genuine old fashion of puritanical polemics—" The

1o Barber; or Timothy Priestley shaved, as reflected e Atteading twice this day to try them

from his own Looking Glass. The Operator, WilCQ, but they did not fit

0 13 4 liam Huntington, S. S.” The texts also, which were Drawing out this bill and fair copy 0 2 2 affixed as mottos, were selected in the same temper :

" Thou son of man, take thee a sharp knise, take thee £6 12 0

a barber's razor." Ezekiel, v. I. And the Lord Vr. Termfee, this is my vill, and I have had it shall shave with a razor the head, and the hair of the sed by the master of our company.

feet, and it shall consume the beard.” The reply I am, yours,

itself was in the Martin Marprelate style which such SAMUEL SNOB. a title indicates. The Coalheaver had treated Row.

land Hill with some degree of deference, but in en

gaging with Timothy Priestley, he laid aside all ens Whatever is odious and disagreeable, however cumbrances of courtesy or decorum, and closed with ful and right, constitutes a bure—a great bure-him at once for a rough-and-tumble. All wise peruncommon bore-a horrid bore—an intolerable sons were at a loss, he said, whether to call his pro

olish bore. To bore; to tease incessantly ductions the effects of insanity, or intoxication : but » Borment! weary or worry. Thus your “mere for his own part, if he might be allowed “ to give his Lematician," whom Sir Thomas Overbury, in his judgment, as one that had obtained mercy of the

racters," defines, "an intelligible Asse !" will Lord to be faithful,” he believed they were a comon over a bortle with Newton's Principia. position of both. This Timothy," said he, the most boring of all animals is what is called snake in the grass ; he is rotten at bottom and empty

one who will stick closer than a brother. It throughout ; but by the help of God I will uncaso en proved by quotation from Shakspeare, that him, and expose his secret' treasures of darkness. ad tore, in the above sense, is not peculiar Blessed be God, we are not ignorant of Satan's flerns. In the historical play of Henry the devices; for there is no more imitation of comparison

, the Duke of Buckingham says to Norfolk, between the regenerating work of God in the soul, larg to Cardinal Wolsey,

and the account of it in this book by Timothy Priest.

ley, than between light and darkness, Christ and I read in his looks

Belial. Satan is no more hid under the gown and Matters against tre, and his eye revil'd wig of Timothy Priestley, than he was under the Me, as bis objeet: at this instant

petticoat of the witch of Endor. The devil is the He borus me with some trick.

devil still, whether he comes in long clothing, a rough

A BORE.

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garment to deceive, or in the attire of a harlot. the law, his intelligence was received with iddiga. Yea, the scripture character of him arpears in this tion. “ It was by this suit," exclaimed he, very book. It is his business to draw ignorant souls my father was enabled to provide for me, and to into sin, and then to father it upon the instruments portion your wife, and with the exercise of commun instead of bimself; and it is verified in this Looking prudence it would have furnished you with the means Glass : Timothy Priestley's name stands affixed to of providing handsomely for your children and grandit, whereas any discerning Christian may see, with children.” half an eye, that the devil, and none but the devil, was the sole and whole auihor of it." Timothy

BUCKS HAVE AT YE ALL. Priestley had said that the change in regeneration is Ye social friends of claret and of wit, “ from darkness to light, from enmity to love, from Where'er dispers'd in merry groups you sit ; sin to holiness, and from death to life.” “All this,” Whether below ye gild the gliut'ring scene, says the S. S.“ Tim took from my writings: I will or in the upper regions oft' have been; not say he stole them, because it may be he bought Ye bucks assembl'ů at your ranger's call, the book. But I know my own doctrines, and I know Dam’me, I know ye-and have at ye all. they are badly applied here. How Tim's Christian should have light without the candle of the Lord The motive here that sets our bucks on tire, searching the innermost parts of the belly; and how The gen’rous wish, the first and last desire'; he should get love without dwelling in God and God If you with plaudits echo to renown, dwelling in him, I know not; and how he should Or urg'd with fury, tear the benches down ; have life without the Lord of life and glory living in Tis still the same-to one bright goal we haste, him, is what I cannot get at, and it is what Timothy To show your judgment, and approve your taste. cannot bring out. A sinner, sensibly in the tor: Tis not in nature for ye to be quiet, menting hands of the devil, can no more fill his belly No, dam’me ! bucks exist but in a riot. with Timothy's doctrines, which is nothing but the For instance now—to please the ear and charme east wind, than the man in hell could satisfy his admiring crowd drought with devouring flames.”

Your bucks o' th' boxes sneer and talk aloud !
To the green-box next with joyous speed you run,

Hilly ho! ho! my bucks! well, d-ait, wbxt's * Here crumbling lies, beneath this mould,

fun ? A man, whose sole delight was gold ;

Tho' Shakspeare speaksregardless of the play, Content was never once his guest,

Ye laugh and loll the sprightly bours away: Though thrice ten thousand fill’d his chest;

For to seem sensible of real merit, For he, poor man, with all his store,

Oh, dam'me, it's low-its vulgar-beneath us laitd Died in great want-the want of more.

spirit. THE LAW'S DELAY.

Your bucks o' th’ pit are miracles of learning. The son-in-law of a chancery barrister having Who point out faults to show their own discernur succeeded to the lucrative practice of the tter, came And critic-like bestriding martyr'd sense, one morning in breathless ecstasy to inform him that Proclaim their genius and rast consequence, he had succeeded in bringing nearly to its termi- The side long row, whose keener views of bliss, Eation, a cause which had been pending in the court Are chiefly center'd in some favourite miss; of scruples for several years. Instead of obtaining A set of jovial bucks who bere resort, the expected congratulations of the retired veteran of Flush from the tavern, reeling ripe for sport

ON AN IPISH MISER.

Wik'd from their dream oft join the gen’ral roar, were abundant) rose within a few yards of the states: Wirt bravo, bravo-bravissimo, et dam'me, encore.. man's nose, but the noise they made was so udexOs skipping that, behold another row,

pected, that he waited till they were "out of harm's Sapplied by citizens, or smiling beau ;

way" before he fired. Pat, who was on the look-out, Addressing miss, whose cardinal protection,

expressed his surprise, and immediately observed, Keeps ber quite safe from ranc'rous detraction,

Faith, sir, I see you know what a gun is; it's well Whose lively eyes beneath a down drawn hat,

you was'nt nearer, or them chaps would be sorry you Gives hint she loves a little

--you know what, ever came into the country.” Sheridan re-loaded,

and went on, but his second shot was not more sucYe bucks above who range like gods at large, cessful. “ Oh !" cried Pat, “ what an escape. I'll Vas, pray don't grin, but listen to your charge, be bound you rumpled some of their feathers.” The You who design to change this scene of raillery, gun was loaded again, and on went our senator ; but And out-talk players in the upper gallery :

the third shot was as little effective as the two forOb, there's a youth, and one o' th’sprightly sort, mer. “Hah!” exclaimed Pat, although astonished I don't mean you-dam’me, you've no features for't : at so palpable a miss, “ I'll lay a thirteen you don't Who alily skulks to hidden station,

come near to us to-day again. Master was too near While players follow their vocation,

you to be pleasant.” So he went on shot after shot, Whistle, of, off, off! Nosee, Roast Beef—there's and always had something to say to console poor education,

Sheridan, who was not a little amused with his inVow I've explor'd this mimic world quite thro', genuity. At last, on their return home, without a And set each country's little faults to view;

bird in the bag, Sheridan perceived a covey quietly Is the right sense receive the well-meant jest,

feeding on the other side of a hedge, and unwilling And keep the moral still within thy breast ;

to give them a chance of flight, he resolved to have a Cuovincd I'd not in heart or tongue offend,

slap at them on the ground. He did so ; but to his four hands acquit me, and I've gain'd my end.

mortification, they all flew away untouched. Pat, whose excuses were now almost exhausted, still had

something to say, and he joyfully exclaimed, looking Sheridan, a few years before his death, paid a them lave that, any way!" and with this compli

at Sheridan very significantly, " By J-s you made Tist to an old sportsman in the sister kingdom, at the commencement of the shooting season, and, in ment to his sportsmanlike qualities, Sheridan closed Lider to avoid the imputation of being an ignoramus,

his morning's amusement, laughing heartily at his y under the necessity of taking a gun, and ai companion, and rewarding him with half-a crown for die dawn of day, setting forth in pursuit of game.

his patience and encouragement.swilling to expose his want of skill, he took an posite course to that of his friend, and was accomprosed by a game-kceper, provided with a bag to The Spaniard loves his ancient slop, merve the birds which might fall victims to his The Lombard his Venetian, Cucks, and a pair of excellent pointers. The game- And some like breechless women go, baper was a true Irishman, and possessed of all those The Russ, Turk, Jew, and Grecian. **** which are known to belong to his countrymen : The thrifty Frenchman wears small waist, in thinking it imperative on him to be particularly The Dutch his belly boasteth, zaure to his master's friend, he lost no opportunity The Englishman is for them all, E praising his powers. The first covey (and the birds And for each fashion coasteth,

A TRUE SPORTSMAN.

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mie,

garment to deceive, or in the attire of a harlot. the law, his intelligence was received with indigna Yea, the scripture character of him appears in this tion. “ It was by this suit," exclaimed he, " tha

and te very book. It is his business to draw ignorant souis my father was enabled to provide for into sin, and then to father it upon the instruments portion your wife, and with the exercise of comica instead of himself; and it is verified in this Looking prudence it would have furnished you with the mests Glass : Timothy Priestley's name stands afhxed to of providing handsomely for your children and grezde it, whereas any discerning Christian may see, with children.” half an eye, that the devil, and none but the devil, was the sole and whole author of it." Timothy

BUCKS HAVE AT YE ALL. Priestley had said that the change in regeneration is Ye social friends of claret and of wit, ** from darkness to light, from enmity to love, from Where'er dispers’d in merry groups you sit; sin to holiness, and from death to life.” “All this," Whether below ye gild the glitt'ring seene, says the S. S.“ Tim took from my writings: I will Or in the upper regions oft have been; not say he stole them, because it may be he bought Ye bucks assembl-d at your ranger's call, the book. But I know my own doctrines, and I know Dam’me, I know ye—and have at ye all. they are badly applied here. How Tim's Christian should have light without the candle of the Lord The motive here that sets our bucks on fire, searching the innermost parts of the belly; and how The gen'rous wish, the first and last desire'; he should get love without dwelling in God and God If you with plaudits echo to renown, dwelling in him, I know not; and how he should or urg?d with fury, tear the benches down : have life without the Lord of life and glory living in T'is still the same-to one bright goal we haste. him, is what I cannot get at, and it is what Timothy "Tis not in nature for ye to be quiet,

To show your judgment, and approve your tusse. cannot bring out. A sinner, sensibly in the tormeuting hands of the devil, can no more fill his belly No, dam'me ! bucks exist but in a riot. with Timothy's doctrines, which is nothing but the For instance now-to please the ear and chare cast wind, than the man in hell could satisfy his admiring crowd drought with devouring flames."

Your bucks o' th' boxes sneer and talk aloud !
To the green-box next with joyous speed you

Hilly ho! ho! my bucks! well, d-ait, whats Here crumbling lies, beneath this mould,

fun ? A man, whose sole delight was gold;

| Tho' Shakspeare speaks — regardless of the pl. Content was never once his guest,

Ye laugh and loll the sprightly hours away: Though thrice ten thousand fill’d his chest;

For to seem sensible of real merit, For he, poor man, with all his store,

Oh, dam'me, it's low-its vulgar-beneath mise Died in great want—the want of more.

spirit. THE LAW'S DELAY.

Your bucks o' th' pit are miracles of learning. The son-in-law of a chancery barrister having Who point out faults to show their own discuits succeeded to the lucrative practice of the latter, came And critic-like bestriding martyr'd sense, one morning in breathless ecstasy to inform him that Proclaim their genius and vast consequence. be had succeeded in bringing nearly to its termi- The side long row, whose keener views of bla ration, a cause which had been pending in the court Are chiefly center'd in some favourite miss; of scruples for several years. Instead of obtaining A set of jovial bucks who here resort, the expected congratulations of the retired veteran of Flush from the tavern, reeling ripe for sport

ON AN IRISH MISER.

mer.

WP'd from their dream oft join the gen'ral roar, were abundant) rose within a few yards of the states With bravo, bravo-bravissimo, et dam'me, encore.. man's nose, but the noise they made was so unexDr shipping that, behold another row,

pected, that he waited till they were "out of harm's supplied by citizens, or smiling beau ;

way" before he fired. Pat, who was on the look-out, Addressing miss, whose cardinal protection,

expressed his surprise, and immediately observed, Feeps her quite safe from ranc'rous detraction,

“ Faith, sir, I see you know what a gun is; it's well Vhose lively eyes beneath a down drawn bat,

you was’nt nearer, or them chaps would be sorry you Gives biat she loves a little you know what.

ever came into the coumtry.' Sheridan re-loaded,

and went on, but his second shot was not more sucle bucks above who range like gods at large, cessful. " Oh !" cried Pat, “ what an escape. l'll Iv, pray don't grin, but listen to your charge,

be bound you rumpled some of their feathers.". The ou who design to change this scene of raillery,

gun was loaded again, and on went our sepator ; but ad out-talk players in the upper gallery :

the third shot was as little effective as the two for"b, there's a youth, and one o' th' sprightly sort,

"Hah!” exclaimed Pat, although astonished don't mean you-dam'me, you've no features for't : at so palpable a miss, “ I'll lay a thirteen you don't iho slily skulks to hidden station,

come near to us to-day again. Master was too near "hile players follow their vocation,

you to be pleasant.” So he went on shot after shot, lusile, off, off, off! Nosee, Roast Beef-there's and always had something to say to console poor education.

Sheridan, who was not a little amused with his ino* I've explor'd this mimic world quite thro', genuity. At last, on their return home, without a w set each country's little faults to view ;

bird in the bag, Sheridan perceived a covey quietly the right sense receive the well-meant jest,

feeding on the other side of a hedge, and unwilling od keep the moral still within thy breast;

to give them a chance of flight, he resolved to have a aviac'd I'd not in heart tongue offend,

slap at them on the ground. He did so ; but to his ar hands acquit me, and I've gaio'd my end. mortification, they all flew away untouched. Pat,

whose excuses were now almost exhausted, still had A TRUE SPORTSMAN,

something to say, and he joyfully exclaimed, looking Exridan, a few years before his death, paid a

at Sheridan very significantly, “ By J-s you made to an old sportsman in the sister kingdom, at them lave that, any way!" and with this complicommencement of the shooting season, and, in his morning's amusement, laughing heartily at his

ment to his sportsmanlike qualities, Sheridan closed w avoid the imputation of being an ignoramus, companion, and rewarding him with half-a crown for u under the necessity of taking a gun, and at dawn of day, setting forth in pursuit of game.

his patience and encouragement.-
Aling to expose his wánt of skill,' he took an
site course to that of his friend, and was accom-
and by a game-keeper, provided with a bag to The Spaniard loves his ancient slop,
In the birds which might fall victims to his The Lombard his Venetian,
kes, and a pair of excellent pointers. The game- And some like breechless women go,
ber was a truc Irishnan, and possessed of all those The Russ, Turk, Jew, and Grecian.

wirh are known to belong to his countrymen: The thrifty Frenchman wears small waist,
thinking it imperative on him to be particularly The Dutch his belly boasteth,
ative to his master's friend, he lost no opportunity The Englishman is for them all,
taising his powers. The first covey (and the birds And for each fashion coasteth,

ENGLISH UNIVERSALITY.

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