Abbildungen der Seite

re so

The Traveller.

| westward. These are all of the same form, and coyered, were obliged to surrender their last hope of being joined as I have noticed, with stunted trees. Gambier's excited by Captain Franklin, and sail for St. Francisco. The

most of our attention, from their fine appearance, and Blossom had been for some time on but scanty allowances, VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY.

being so little known. We anchored in the midst of them, and was now only provisioned for three months.

on the 31st of December, and observed vast mumbers of
(From the Literary Gazette.)
the inhabitants, who had collected on the nearest land to

us, and were all armed with long spears.

To T. Don, of No. 9, Lower James-street, GoldenIn the last Literary Gazette we had the satisfaction of " On the previous day we had the misfortune to lose the sqnare, millwright, and A. Smith, of No. 28, Wells. connecting together the interesting accounts of Captain cutter and one man, who was swallowed by the surf; the street, Oxford-street, builder, for their methods of making Pranklin's and Captain Beechey's proceedings within the rest of the officers and crew had a narrow escape. I passed shutters and blinds of iron or steel, or any other metals Arctic arcle; and at the same time we promised our readers New-year's night dully enough, on board the little or composition thereof, and improved methods of consome further details of the voyage performed by the latter schooner, being ordered to remain there, and keep a look structing and fixing shutters and blinds of iron or steel, intelligent officer. Of this pledge we now hasten to acquit out against the natives, who were hourly becoming more or any other metals or materials, and methods of uniting ourselves, without preface, as we cannot but reckon every troublesome. On the following morning the captain, within shutters the double properties of shutters and blinds. circumstance connected with the subject to be of sufficient a party of officers and marines, came on board of us, and Dated the 15th of June, 1827.--2 months allowed to enrol public importance to recommend itself to attention. we proceeded to a village in order to have some communi. specification.

Protn Waahoo the Blossom sailed on the 31st of May, cation with these people. The captain, before our rench To L. Dexter, of King's Arms Yard, Coleman.street, 1826, and made an excellent voyage of thirty seven days ing the shore, went away in the gig, and finding it unsafe London, Esq., for improvements in machinery, commu. to A Fatoka Bay, in Kamschatka. The sudden transition to land with so small a force in the face of two or three nicated from abroad, for the purpose of spipping wool, from the parched up hills of the Sandwich Islands to the hundred savages, pulled along shore to a place which was cotton, and other fibrous substances.-16th of June.-sor-capped mountains of their new quarters, with a de- rather more deserted, where he landed and walked up to a 6 months. pressioa of fifty degrees of the thermometer, was very sen. party of the natives. That he might inspire them with To Rear Admiral Henry Raper, of Baker.street, Marysibly felt by our countrymen. Still, however, the scene greater confidence, he laid down his fowling-piece, which la-bonne, for a new system of signals; first, for commu. vas exbilatating besond the natural concomitant of a being seen by one upon the watch, was immediately seizednicating by day, by means of flags, &c., in which system sphere: a

as it encou. and carried off, the fellow being vainly, though closely pur- the colours of the flags which have heretofore served to aged a bope that it would speedily stop the effects of an sued by one of the officers. The whole concourse of na-distinguish the signals, and are subject to be mistaken, insidious disease of the stomach, which had unfortunately tives, whose attention was heretofore taken up by us, now may be dispensed with ; and, secondly, for communicating, carried of sereral of the crew, and still hung over their rushed towards the scene of tumult, and commenced a by night, by means of light, and which system of signals commanda, as well as other officers and seamen. Here, general action by discharging volleys of stones, which was is more conspicuous, expeditious, and certain than any it is curious enough to remark, letters and packets from very opportunely put a stop to by a few shots from our hitherto employed. -21st of June. - 2 months. England were received, one of which had travelled over twelve-pound carronade, which astonished them the more To Lieut. James Marshall, of Chatham, Kent, for im. laod through Russia, and another had been brought from from their being totally unacquainted with fire-arms.- provements in mounting guns or cannon.-26th June. South America by Baron Wrangle!

After this affray, we of the schooner contrived to effect a 6 months. From this point, on July 4thi (as stated in our last) the landing, and have a view of their huts; being, to all ap. To John Felton, of Hinkley, Leicestershire, for a Blossom proceeded to Kotzebue Sound, Behring's Straits; pearances, perfectly good friends, saluting each other, not machine for an expeditious and correct mode of giving a where car yogagers remained till the frost set in, having with hearty shakes of the hand, but by a warmer mode, fine edge to knives, razors, scissors, and other cutting in. previously been left, though not quite alone, by all ani- (the sun nearly vertical,) that is, by rubbing noses, and struments.-28th of June.—2 months. mated natört. The birds, indeed, had all migrated, and finishing with a sort of grunt. This amicable under To Thomas Fuller, of Bath, for improvements on wheel the tareas and cliffs, which were wont, on a fine sunny standing lasted till we were about to depart, when they carriages.-28th of June. - 2 months. lar, lo reverberate with the chorus and cries of the feathery again became very annoying, and tried to detain one of To Walter Hancock, of Stratford, Essex, for his im. mbe, were now mute; but still the baying of the seals, the officers, by seizing his cutlass; but having disengaged provements on steam engines.--30 July 6 months.

they scaled their slippery resting-places, nightly broke himself, he regained his companions, and we could not To William Wilson, of Martin-lane, Cannon-street, He slance of the scene, and reminded the solitary ship quit ourselves without à volley of musketry, by which a for extracting spirits and other solvents used in dissolving that there were other living things on the lonely shore be- few of these ignorant creatures were stretched on the gums and other articles employed for stiffening hats, &c. ide its bardy and gallant navigators. ground.

and converting such spirit (after rectification) into use. The preceding parts of the voyage, as we see by another “ Taheite is a delicious island; the fruits yarious and 4th of July.- 2 months. Kirste leta (dated Nov. 1826, Port Francisco,) from a exquisite. They proved fatal to poor Crawley, however, To René Florentin Jenar, of Bunhill-row, for improve. youthfal mariner to whom the whole was new and strange, owing to his indulging in them too freely." He fell a ments in lamps.-4th of July.-6 months. were not devoid of interest."

victim to the inflammation, on the 3d of May, after six To George Poulton, of Stafford-street, Old Bond-street, "We left Valparaiso," says our correspondent, “ on weeks' suffering, and was much lamented by his brother for an instrument for writing, which he denominates a the path of October, 1825, and ran down the trade wind officers. Three days later, the Captain's steward died of self-supplying pen.-4th of July.-6 months. U we made Easter Island, where we met with so uncivil the same complaint. Mr. Lay, the naturalist, was also To Thomas Sowerby, of 'Change Alley, Cornhill, for reception from the natives, that broken heads were the severely affected, but recovered."

| improvements in the construction of ships' windlasses.Megaeace.. Luckily none of the wounds of either Our young friend goes on to mention the arrival of the 4th of July.2 months. bers of men were fatal. The cause assigned for the Blossom at Owhyee, (we believe) esteemed the capital of To René Florentin Jenar, of Bunhill-row, for his method

# the shameful manner in which the islanders the Sandwich Islands, which has múch flat land fit for of filling up with metal or other suitable material the abeza treated by an American South Sea trader, which cultivation, but it is not so beautiful and picturesque as holes or interstices in vire, gauze, or other similar sub.. Hampted to carry off several of them to another island. the luxrious Taheite. There are many Americans resistances, which he denominates metallic linen. 4th of The escaped, it seems, by jumping overboard, but some 'dent here, and the missionaries are proselytizing the July.-6 months de drowned. Owing to the hostile spirit thus engen-natives, not much, it would seem to their advantage. To John Snelton Shenton, of Husband Bosworth, Teed, we saw very little of Easter Island. In the pas- The young King, about fourteen years of age, paid a visit Leicestershire, for improvements in the mechanism of age to Preairn's Island, we surveyed two low coral rocks, to the strangers. He was accompanied by all his chiefs, water-closets.-12th of July. - 2 months. trered with stunted trees, where the surf beat with too in a double canoe, and was received with a royal salute, To Edward Barnard Deeble, of St. James's-street, West

est violence to admit of our landing. Here we lost one and every other mark of respect due to sovereignty. He minster, for a new construction and combination of metal. har allow from inflammation of the stomach. On was superbly dressed, very much after the fashion of an lic blocks for forming caissons, jetties, piers, quays, emteairn's Island only one of the much-talked-of inutineers English artillery officer, though his brown visage, peeping | bankments, light. houses, foundations, walls, &c.—12th Ithe Bounty now remains Christian was cruelly mur. under his high cocked hat, created some merriment among of July.-6 months. bed by a black man of the party, brought with their the mids. His chiefs were also dressed in the European

ie, of Y Hits from Taheite." On approaching, we were hailed by manner, with a great attempt at dandyism, though not sex, for improvements in processes, utensils, and appara(vtale-boat, withWhat ship, a-hoy?' and soon after a quite so successful as Bond street or the Park. The tus, applicable to the preparing, extracting, and preserving letectable and reverend-looking personage, the patriarch voyagers left the Sandwich Islands on the 1st of June, and

ers left the Sandwich Islands on the 1st of June, and various articles of food, the component parts of which are the place, John Adams, stepped up the side, and cor-made their way good to Kamscbatka (losing a marine in the of different dimensions proportionate to their uses.-12th

done by his followers, passage.) Here they remained five days, and thence made of July.—6 months. be crispring of himself and his companions, whom he has rapid progress to Behring's Straits. They passed a few Pined up in habits of exemplary order, morality, and islands, and were much surprised to find these and the

METEOROLOGICAL DIARY. tut. From this time to our quitting the island, our adjacent land so free from ice. Reached Kotzebue Sound ployment was very agreeable in visiting them ashore, July 25, and anchored off Chamisso Island, the appointed

[From the Liverpool Courier.] wd walking over the high cliffs, which are beautifully rendezvous with Captain Franklin. The mosquitoes here

Barometer | Extremel Thermo- Bxtremel State of Remarks tronded with a great variety of trees, the most conspicuous were insufferable. Hence they sailed to the north, laying

during meter 8 heat du. Ithe Wind of wbich are the cocoa-nut, cloth tree, &c. After our down the whole of the land on their way, which has not

noon. Night. morning Ting Day. at noon. noon. day's fatigues, we were excellently regaled with roasted been done before by any navigator. Captain Beechy July pigs, and the finest gains in the world. The whole num. stood as far to the northward as he could, in order to get

N.W, Fair. ber of inhabitants does not exceed sixty, or thereabouts, a view of the ice, which he did in August, in lat. 70 deg.

S.S.W. Rain. 27

S.W. but the popalation is increasing so rapidly, that Adams 13 min. north, the highest (we believe) that has ever been


28 30 0057 068 0 75 0 w Fair. bonlessed be felt considerable alarm lest the produce attained on the western side of America. The Blossom

29 78961 01 70 0800 Fair; very sul. boala become insufficient for their support. From morn was then tacked, and stood back for land, about Icy Cape. 29 62 65 0 68 0 70

Stormy. ng to night they were almost constantly at prayers, and The natives, in their baidars, with dried fish for sale, often

31 130 10 58 0 64 0 71 l n.w. Fair. ppeared surprised that we were not the same. We left disappointed the anxious look-out for signs of the overland 25th, Heavy rain during night. hem in December, leaving a good stock of presents; and expedition. The barge was despatched along the coast to

| 26th,--Heavy rain from 10, a.m. to 7 p.m. to our course to Taheite, carefully examined and laid the east, but returned without success; and on the 14th

29th,-Highes: temperature this year, 4, p.m. 80.

30th,-Very severe storm of thunder and lightning during down the low coral islands, which run all the way to the of October, to the deep mortification of every hand, they'night, with heavy rain; 9, a. m. heavy showers.

[ocr errors]



25 26

[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]


[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]


[ocr errors]


These curious locks, so aptly twin'd, BY PERCIVAL MELBOURNE.

Whose every haire a soule doth bind, --

Will change their aubroun hue, aod grov PREFACE.

White, and cold as winter's snow. As a preface is a kind of “How d’ye do?” That eye, which now is Cupid's nest, “ Pretty well, thank ye!” sort of salutation between Will prove his grave, and all the rest the author and his reader; something got up, by

Will follow ; in the cheeke, chin, nose, Poetry. way of relish, to prepare his mental appetite for the

Nor lilly shall be found, nor rose ;

And what will then become of all repast that is to follow; why, it is a matter of course

Those whom now you servants call ? that the author should unlock the secret of his intenLINES.

Like swallowes, when your summer's done, tions to the reader, preparatory to his enjoyment.

They'll fly, and seeke some warmer sun. "There are thoughts that will haunt us in spite of ofl. The author's motive in collecting this galaxy of

Then wisely choose one to your friend ourselves, and to which it is in vain to say, begone, and let specimens is not mere idle curiosity, but a desire to

Whose love may (when your beauties end) we be merry."-Kenilworth.

serve the cause of literature, by giving publicity to Remain still firm ; be provident,

the beauties of the old master-spirits of song, and to And thinke, before the summer's spent, Say, canst thou still the roarings of the tide,

rake from the ashes of obscurity the once bright of following winter; like the ant, Or curb the ocean-billows in their pride ? Canst thou direct Eolus in his course, glowing embers, that the admirers of modern poetry In plenty hoord for time of scant.

For when the stormes of Time have moved may have an opportunity of forming an idea how • Or Time arrest by thy superior force ? Canst thou earth compass with thy pigmy span, much the modern poets are indebted to their precur

Waves on that cheek which was beloved ;

When a faire ladie's face is pined, Or rule the mortal destinies of man; sors for some of their most beautiful ideas. It has

And yellow spread where red once shin'd; Rend from her brow the bandage wove by Fate, become a fashion of late to run down every thing And Fortune bid but the deserving wait ? old, as being too antiquated and dull for modern

When beauty, youth, and all sweets leave her, Then may be thine, if such thy tow'ring might, taste. How far this hypothesis may apply, in the

Love may return, but lovers never : . Stern Thought to hurl from her supremest height;

And old folks say there are no paines present instance, the specimens themselves will show.

Like itch of love in aged veines. And hold in thrall the ever rebel will,

O love me then, and now begin it, And to the passions cry,-begone,-be still !

NO. I. Pond dream ! this were a witchery unknown,

Let us not lose this present minute ;

And still the despot, from her ebon throne,
The exact date of the birth of Carew is not known; but

For time and age will worke that wrack * Marks the wild struggles of her conquered slave,

Which time not age shall nere call back. he is supposed to have been born about the year 1589. Reluctant yielding to the victor wave;

The spake each yeare fresh skin resumes, He received an academical education, at Corpus Christi In all the consciousness that o'er the soul College, Oxford, and afterwards greatly improved himself

And eagles change their aged plumes ; Feels its dominion placed beyond travel. Charles I. esteeming him one of the most emi.

The faded rose each spring receives No! thoughts there are will cling to us for ever, nent and deserving wits about his court, appointed him

A fresh red tincture on her leaves :
Thoughts but the dark-brow'd Atropos can sever; Gentleman of the Privy Chamber, and Sewer in Ordinary.

But if your beauties once decay,
Which haunt us in our hours of brief repose,
His abilities recommended him to most of the poets of his

You never know a second May.
And plant the bramble where should bloom the rose; day, with whom he lived upon habits of the greatest inti-

Oh, then, be wise, and whilst your season And thus the smile, would else with radiance fair, macy, but more particularly with Jonson, Donne, and

Affords you days for sport, doe reason ; Seek to illume the features wan of Care, Suckling. Carew may be regarded, equally with Waller,

Spend not in vaine your lives' short houre, i A hue so sombre wears, that, sooth to say,

But crop in time your beauties flower, as one of the refiners of English poetry; having less pe. Of joy it were alone the mockery !.

Which will away, and doth together dantry and conceit, and possessing, in an eminent degree, Ob for the art omnipotent to win, what is not to be found in Waller's poetry-sublimity and

Both bud and fade, both blow and wither. Or all subdue, the scorpion within !

pathos. His verses, considering the time at which he A shield of adamant the heart to screen, wrote, are polished, and have a felicity of thought and ex.

REFORM IN THE LIBEL LAW, Protecting from the master-foe unseen ;

pression, not to be met with in tbose of his cotemporaries. Being a Fragment of an unfinished Piece, recommending a Roje" A barrier that o'erleapt, the slave might cry, He died in the year 1639.

in the Law of Libel, intended as an Appeal to Mt. Peel, the pri Begone! for hence thy sorcery 1 defy,

Law Reformer. And scornful now of thy deriding voice,


There is a country (though we have forgot Will bid, exulting bid, my soul rejoice!"

He that loves a rosy cheek,

The place precisely, and it matters not,) Alas, alas! too firm the chains are wove,

Or a coral lip admires,

Where a strange punishment by law's inflicted And be the thraldom death, or be it love,

Or from star-like eyes doth seek

On writers who of libels are convicted, · Or fell remorse, or penitence subdued,

Fuel to maintain his fires ;

Their manuscripts, their paragraphs, and notes, Or genius maddening at ingratitude !

As old Time makes these decay,

Are cramm'd, by main force, down the authors' throats Triumphant Thought no lure may win to rest,

So his flames must waste away.

Who, in the forın of forcemeat paper ball, It is the victor-tyrant of the breast ;

But a smooth and stedfast mind,

Are forc'd to gulp down paper, ink, and all ; The fiend that still Elysium, scořning, dies,

Gentle thoughts and calm desires ;

And thus the bitter pill, for others meant, More cherished haunt to seek,-long-buried joys !

Hearts with equal love combined,

Becomes the libellous knaves' own punishment. Liverpool

Kindle never-dying fires.

Where these are not, I despise
Lovely cheeks, or lips, or eyes !

We know, at least, one of this scurrilous tribe,

A self.conceited, pert, and prosing scribe,

Dull as ditch-water, and almost as shallow, Thou wilt come to my tomb when my heart is at rest,

Thinke not, 'cause men flatt'ring say,

Who, if he were, by law, compelled to swallow And wecep o'er the green turf that covers my breast,

Y'are fresh as Aprill, sweet as May,

All the foul libels, all the stupid trash, And remember that he who sleeps calmly beneath,

Bright as is the morning starre,

Which he has serv'd up in his weekly hash, Loved thee on thro' all suffering and anguish—ill death.

That you are so; or, though you are,

'Twould choke the fellow ; sure as he's alive,

Be not therefore proud, and deem Had iny life been as bright as Hope said it would be,

The operation he could not survive:

All men unworthy your esteeme; I had shared every joy of my bosom with thee;

For though his throat were like a huge shark's maw, Nor let brittle beauty make

Such heaps of rubbish soon would stop his juw." But the dim cloud of sorrow has blighted my years,

You your wiser thoughts forsake :
And I bring to thee nothing but sadness and tears.

For that lovely face will faile ;
Yet thy warm heart bras clung-oh! how fondly to mine, Beautie's sweet, but beautie's fraile !


PAR SIR WALTER SCOTT. And cheer'd my dull life in its weary decline,

"Tis sooner past, 'tis sooner done, , And the last ray of transport my pillow will see

Than summer's rain or winter's sun ;

Passez de Walter Scott la longue histoire au Van, As the light is departing-will spring but from thee. Most fleeting wben it is most deare;

Les trois quarts s'en iront au vent. Liverpool, July 31, 1827.

J. H.
'Tis gone while we but say,—'tis here.

2, Stafford-street.

[ocr errors]

TO THE EDITOR. SIR,—The homely melody to which I have attached the following beautiful lines was suggested by an idea of the antiquated personages supposed to sing them. It is an attempt at imitation in what I conceive to have been the diatonic genus of the music of the ancients; and it is also to the studied omission of one of the seven notes of the scale it belongs to, that, I think, it partly owes its remarkable peculiarity. It is necessary to have it sung and played two or three times before it can be understood ; and if after such a trial you should deem it worthy of being published by you, it is much at your service.

Yours, &c.

J. M. X. Liverpud, Judy 20, 1827.

[merged small][merged small][graphic][subsumed][subsumed][subsumed][ocr errors][subsumed][subsumed][ocr errors][subsumed][subsumed][ocr errors][subsumed][ocr errors][subsumed][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small]

The Bouquet.

Notwithstanding his apparent despair of shining frail casement, making all without cheerless and mi

until his friend Hood's taper is extinguished by serable. I have here only made a nosegay of culled powers, and have

death, Mr. Crowquill has favoured us with some The cotter was a handsome, intelligent old man, brought solking of my own but the thread that ties them."

MONTAIGNE. specimens of metrical bathos, which prove him to be and afforded me much information upon glebes, and

no mean proficient in the art of sinking. We shall flocks, and rural economy; while his spouse, a veneABSURDITIES, IN PROSE AND VERSE.

take another opportunity of introducing “ a touch or rable matron, was humming to herself some long

two of his humour:” at present we shall lay before since forgotten ballad; and industriously twisting sery whimsical and entertaining volume has just our readers a specimen of Mr. Crowquill's talent for and twirling about her long knitting-needles, that been published under the title of “ Absurdities, in the pathetic

the pathetic; in which, in our opinion, he is more promised soon to produce a pair of formidable winter Prose and Verse, written and illustrated by A. Crow at home than in the Bathetic, if we be allowed to hose. Their son, a stout, healthy, young peasant, of will." It contains a variety of pieces of what we coin a word en passant.-Edit. Kal.

three-and-twenty, was sitting in the spacious chimneymas consider the Hood school, as the present mania

corner, sharing his frugal supper of bread and cheese for outrageous pun may be traced, we believe, to Mr.


with a large, shaggy, sheep-dog, who sat on his Hood, the author of Sally Brown, and a variety of

haunches wistfully watching every mouthful, and reeentrie ballads. Crowquill treads' closely on his

(From Absurdities, in Prose and Verse.]

snap, snap, snapping, and dextrously catching every heels, and seems to acknowledge him as his great

D y our sentiment."-School for Scandal

morsel that was cast to him. model. In the present collection he has dedicated

We were all suddenly startled, however, by his the following lines to his great prototype :

It was a cold stormy night in December, and the loud bark; when, jumping up, he rushed, or rather · Wits may now lay aside their pens,

green logs, as they blazed and crackled on the cot- flew, towards the door. Their sallies bring no good;

ter's hearth, were rendered more delightful, more “Whew! whew!" whistled the youth—“WhoyTil thou art dead, they cannot hope

truly comfortable, by the contrast with the icy -what the dickens ails thee, Rover ?said he, TO URN A LIVELY Hood."

| showers of snow and sleet which swept against the rising and following him to the door to learn the



cause of his alarm. “ What! be thee gone again,' “ Mary-woman!” cried the old man, trembling compelled to get out of bed. As he attributed his wifi

illness to her having eaten salad for supper, for he kne eh?” for the dog was silent. « What do thee sniffle “ call me not feyther—thou art none of mine—thou

that vinegar was but too apt to disagree with her, at, boy? On'y look at ’un, feyther; how the beast, hast no feyther now-nor I a daughter-thou art a began, instead of sympathizing with her in her suffering whines and waggles his stump o' tail:-it's some'un serpent that hath stung the bosom that cherished to rate her soundly for her imprudence. To his appe he knows, for sartain. I'd lay a wager it wur Bill thee! Go to the fawning villain—the black-hearted

to the fawning villain the black hearted Senora Clara replied, in a very weak tone of voice :

1 ** Alas! my dear, it is no use to reproach me non li Miles com'd about the harrow, feyther."

sycophant that dragged thee from our arms—from what cannot be helped. Instead of wasting your time i “ Did thee hear any knock, lad ?” said the father. our happy home to misery and pollution-go, and idle complaints, employ it in summoning my confessi “ Noa!” replied the youth; « but mayhap Bill bless him for breaking thy poor old feyther's heart!” | for I assure you I have only a few moments longer to lit

Go, first, however, to my nurse, Juana, for, as she is w peep'd thro' the hoal in the shutter, and is a bit Overcome by these heart-rending reproaches, the

acquainted with my constitution, she is the most likely dash'd like at seeing a gentleman here. Bill! is 't distressed girl fainted; but the strong arm of the be of service to me in my present distressing emergency thee, Master Miles?” continued he, bawling.— young cotter supported her-for the tender-hearted. ". My dear love," rejoined the painter, "your nurse h

lately removed from her lodging in this neighbourhea “ Lord! the wind whizzles so a' can't hear me. youth, moved by his fallen sister's sorrows, had ven

and is gone to live at the other end of Madrid, in the N Shall I unlatch the door, feyther?” tured again to intercede.

encarnal, which is at least, as you well know, two gol Ay, lad, do an thou wilt,” replied the old man; “Ha! touch not her defiled and loathsome body," hours' walk from this. You must be aware also, that ?

weather is just now very cold; and, if the gutters at “ Rover's wiser nor we be-a dog'll scent a friend, cried the old man—" thrust her from the door, and

water-spouts do not strangely belie the night, it is rainin when a man would'nt know un."

let her find a grave where she may. Boy! wilt thou

r find a grave where she may. Boy! wilt thou as if heaven and earth would come together." Rover still continued his low importunate whine, dare disobey me?” and he raised his clenched hand, He was proceeding to give several other reasons why b and began to scratch against the door. The lad | while anger flashed from his eye.

did not consider it expedient to set out on the expeditio

upon which he was ordered, when his consort cut big threw it open the dog brushed past him in an in- “ Strike! feyther-strike me!” said the poor lad, short, by complaining hitter

trike! leytner-strike me!" said the poor lad, short, by complaining bitterly of his brutal insensibility. stant, and his quick, short, continuous yelping, ex. bursting into tears—“ fell me to the 'arth! Kill "I know what you want, you vile assassin," continua pressed his immoderate joy and recognition. me, an thou wilt-I care not-I will never turn my sbe; “ you want to be the death of your unfortunate wit

in order that you may take up with another. Get intoh " Holloo! where be'st thee, Bill?” said the young heart agen poor Mary! Bean't she my sister? Did

again at your peril ; for, if I die, I will swear, with peasant, stepping over the threshold. “ Come, none thee not teach me to love her? Poor lass ! she do latest breath, that you have mixed poison with my salad o'thee tricks upon travellers, Master Bill; I zee want it all now, feyther-for she be downcast and

remember that the cholic is no excuse whatever for thee beside the rick yon!” and quitting the door for broken hearted! Nay, thee art kind and good, fey-lo

lumny; and, if you drive me to extremities, it will half a minute, he again hastily entered the cot. ther-I know thee art-I zee thine eyes be full o'| strange if I do not contrive to transfer your pains fra The rich colour of robust health had fled from his tears—and thee—thee woan't cast her away from your stomach to your shoulders.”

"You strike my aunt! You had better not, Sir," ci cheeks—his lips quivered—and he looked like one thee, I know thee woan't. Mother, speak to un

the maid. “Just touch a hair of her head, and I bereft of his senses, or under the influence of some speak to sister, Mary, too—it be our own Mary! | scratch twice five runnels in your face with my nail frightful apparition. Doan't 'ee kill her wi' unkindness!”

which, St. Ursula be praised, have not been pared The dame rose up—the work fell from her trem- The old man, moved by his affectionate entreaties,

these six weeks."

This interruption did but add fuel to the wrath of bling hands.

no longer offered any opposition to his son's wishes, painter, and he was exploring the corners of the room “ What's the matter?” said she. but, hiding his face in his hands, he fled from the a stick wherewith to chastise the girl's impertinence, el

| his wife renewed her outcries in the most clamorous to “ What's frighted thee, lad ?” asked the old man, affecting scene to an adjoining room.

ner, screaming and calling upon Juana and her confos rising.

Her venerable mother having recovered from the

and protesting that she was expiring from the effects “Oh! feyther !-oh! mother !"-exclaimed he, shock of her lost daughter's sudden appearance, now | poison, administered to her by her husband! The drawing them hastily on one side and whispering rose to the assistance of the unfortunate, and by the painter began, at length, to be seriously apprehende something in a low and almost inaudible voice. aid of restoratives brought poor Mary to the full

the consequences to himself, if his wife should die with

extraordinary a declaration in her mouth; and, there The old woman raised her hands in supplication, sense of her wretchedness. She was speedily con- having appeased her by alternate entreaties and care and tottered to her chair-while the cotter bursting veyed to the same humble pallet ; to which, in the took a lantern, and, wrapping himself carefully in out into a paroxysm of violent rage, clutched his days of her innocence and peace, she had always re

cloak, sallied out into the street, in a shower of rain w

penetrated to his skin before he had proceeded a hun son's arm, and exclaimed in a loud voice, Make tired so light-hearted and joyously, but where she yards. All that he knew of his errand was, that Ja fast the door, boy, an thou'lt not have my curse on now found a lasting sleep-an eternal repose! Yes, now resided in the Fuencarnal; but, in a heavy show thee! I tell 'ee, she sha'n't come hither!-no- poor Mary died !-and having won the forgiveness

rain, an hour after midnight, it was not likely that

would meet with many people to direct him to the 1 never, never. There's poison in her breath-a' will, and blessing of her offended parents, death was wel

dence of a poor old woman, of whom he could give spurn her from me!-a pest on her! What! wilt come to her.

better account than that she lived at the bottom of asti not do my bidding ?

| at least a mile in length. Whilst he was cursing the

on which he became a husband, and disturbing the w “O! feyther-feyther,” cried the young peasant,


neighbourhood with his inquiries, his afflicted partner whose heart seemed overcharged with grief, “ it be

on her part, scarcely less active. No sooner was a cold, raw night-ye wou'dna kick a cur from the


painter fairly out of the house, than she called down door to perish in the storm! Doan't 'ee be hot and

brother and his friends from the garret, and in a fer An Extract.

nutes the old door disappeared from its station, and a hasty, feyther; thou art not uncharitable. On ma

one, differently constructed, was fixed upon its big knees!”

Clara received her husband with unusual kindness, and Over the gateway they then proceeded to bang theo

| after supper they retired to rest, in order that the painter (the usual appendage of a Spanish house of entertain “ Psha!” exclaimed the enraged father, only exas- might be able to rise and repair to his work in good time with a large sign-board appended thereto, apon which perated by his remonstrances. “ Whoy talk 'ee to the next morning. They slept soundly until just as the painted a dolphin, with the following motio under me, son-I am deaf-deaf! Mine own hand shall clock was striking the midnight hour, when Clara began it:-" The Dolphin Inn; good entertainment for bar the door agen her!”—adding with bitterness- |

to scream with extreme violence, and declared that she was and mule.” Clara next sent for a party of her friend "aans w bitterness positively dying.

' both sexes, according to appointment: and having “ let her die !"--and stepping past his prostrate son, • My dear Fabricio,” said she, “get up this instant, taken of an excellent supper, the violins and guitars sti was about to execute his purpose--when a young, if you love me, and fetch my confessor, for my last hour ap a brisk air, and they began to dance with infinites

1 is at hand." girl, whose once gay and flimsy raiment was drenched,

and hilarity. ched, Her husband, scarcely half awake, begged to know in the meantime, the painter had travelled up and stained, and torn by the violence of the storm, what was the matter ; but all the answer he could extract whole length of the Fuencarral, without having appeared at the door. The old man recoiled with a from her was a renewal of her entreaties that he would able to obtain any information as to the object of shudder—she was as pale as death—and her trem

her trom. I procure for her a confessor, and the most solemn assevera. search, and had just reached the corner of the stre

tions that she was at the point of death. Her cries soon which he lived, knee-deep in mud and water, and bling limbs seemed scarcely able to support her-a brought her niece, who lived with her in the capacity of his patience completely exhausted, when, looking to profusion of light brown hair hung dishevelled and servant, to her bedside. This young damsel, having his own house, the noise of the revelry within burst in disorder about her neck and shoulders, and added

chated her mistress's stomach with hot towels without his astonished eat. He was fully aware that the sou

effect, mulled as much wine, with cinnamon and other proceeded from his own dwelling, but so unaccount to her forlorn appearance. She stretched forth her

spices as would have cured all the cholics in Madrid for did the circumstance appear to him, that he began arms and pronounced the name of “Father !” but an entire twelvemonth. It was, however, no part of Se- to doubt the evidence of his senses, and held up his further utterance was presented by the convulsive

nora Clara's intention to be cured too hastily, and she, 1 tern, in order that he might reconnoitre the premise

accordingly, continued to scream and rave to so outra | his leisure. His astonishment may be better conce sobs that heaved her bosom.

geous a degree, that Fabricio was at length reluctantly I than expressed, when the light revealed to him the !

Fashions for August.

d the dolphin, swinging to and fro over the door. He , dence. After he had plied the knocker with his wonted therefore choose Üfe, that both thou and thy seed may live."Food for some minutes like one entranced. He next assiduity and energy, Senor Agraz threw up his window, (Deut. xxx. 19.] And again, "Choose ye this day whom ye wild Segun to scrutinize the appearance of all the other houses and having ascertained that the applicant for admission serve." (Joshua xxiv. 15.] the neighbourhood, but found that they had undergone was no other than his friend the painter, hastened down IV. That, secondly, in regard to the origin of freewill, it is

alteration. He then re-perused, syllable by syllable, stairs to admit him, conceiving, as it was natural he should, an interesting doctrine continually insisted on by the same be name of the street, which was carved in large capitals that some appalling calamity must have befallen him; Author, that man, during his abode in the present world, mainst the corner house. Every thing was in its proper but when an explanation had taken place, he could only stands in the midst between two opposite kingdoms--the Slace, and even his own abode did not seem to have di. attribute the absurd rhodomontade of Fabricio to the too kingdom of good, and the kingdom of evil, and that he is vereed either to the right or left a single inch ; but then potent fumes of the good wine of Yepres, or St. Martin, subject to the operation of the inhabitants of both tbese there was a sign of a dolphin over the door! He pinched to the use of both of which he was notoriously addicted. kingdoms, the consequence of which is, that he stands in a and slapped himself with considerable violence, to con- He accordingly assisted him to take off his wet clothes, kind of equilibrium between both, yet vested with the power Pince bhself that he was awake, and having satisfied and then put him into a comfortable bed.

of determining to which of the two he will resign the doHimself on this bead, began to suspect that drunkenpess Fabricio had no sooner quitted the Calle de Lavapies minion of himself and his affections. In this equilibrium, had something to do with what he considered the disorgani than his wife, with the aid of her friends, set herself in therefore, according to the above Author, consists the true ation of his optics. Recollecting, however, that he had dustriously to work to restore the house to its former ap- ground of the freedom of man in spiritual things, since, if he of touched a beaker of wine for some days, he came to pearance; and having taken down the sign, replaced the were operated on by the kingdom of good alone, he would, in le concasion, that his intellects were not impaired by street door, and dismissed the guests, retired to rest, her such case, be a compelled subject of such operation, and of toxication, and that the strange alterations before him fingers aching with clattering the castanets, her feet wea- course not free, as, on the other hand, if operated on by the d been the Tork of some demon of witchcraft. Anxious ried with dancing, and her sides sore with the laughter in kingdom of evil alone, he would again be a subject of com penetrate the mystery as far as was possible, he em. / which she had indulged.

pulsion, and not of freedom, consequently, in either case, he byed the knocker of the door with so much diligence, At an early hour in the morning the painter returned could be no subject of divine law, divine control, and divine at the hearts of half the people in the neighbourhood home, accompanied by Senor Agraz, whom he had at judication, since, being a necessary agent, neither law, conTere immediately popped out of the windows in their length half persuaded of the truth of his tale, and who trol, or judication, could be supposed to have any effect upon ght-cape, for the purpose of inquiring the cause of so

was extremely curious to satisfy himself of its authenticity. him whatsoever, whether in the way of encouragement or ozprecedented a tumult. Although drenched to the skin Ilowever, when they found everything in its usual si. I of intimidation. by the torrent that poured down upon him from the tuation, and no signs whatever of the metamorphoses V. That hence, in the third place, are made manifest the tras aod spouts, the painter was determined to persevere, which had been described by Fabricio, he began to revile incomparable value and super eminent excellence of the gift beiking cure to increase each time the force of his appli. him as an incorrigible drunkard: whilst the astounded I stowed on man in the possessio

him as an incorrigible drunkard; whilst the astounded stowed on man in the possession of the freedom of will. For Ltion to the koocker, so that the music grew louder and painter, on his part, wished that he might be burned for a | in this gift is involved the highest proof of the Divine mercy

ler and louder. At length a man (to all appearance Jew and a heretic, if some accursed wizard had not con. and loving-kindness to every individual of the human race, eestler of the inn) thrust a shock head out of an upper trived the illasion for the express purpose of driving him and at the same time the high capacity, with which every index, exclaiming

out of his senses. They knocked, and the door was imme. such individual is vested, of becoming a child of his heavenly * Toere is no room here, my friend; march about your diately opened by the niece, half dressed, and in her night.

Father, by separating himself from the powers of sin and fitures, and make a little less disturbance, or by St.

darkness, and associating himself with the heavenly host in Tone I will furnish you with something for your night.

the love and the practice of all that is good, and wise, and thet will not increase the comforts of your situation."

holy. Without this gift, therefore, man would not be a man, A'I want mo room but my own," rejoined Fabricio,

Just published, price 78. 63. boards,

but a mere machine, consequently destitute alike of holiness and I should be very glad to know by what right you An INTRODUCTION to the MYTHOLOGY of the and of happiness; whereas, by virtue of this gift, if he makes tiar ane entrance into my own house, and be hanged to GREEKS and ROMANS, intended for the Use of Young Per- a right use of it, !

a right use of it, he becomes not only a man, but an angel, sons of both sexes. By Mrs. MEEK.

with the faculty, like an angel, of loving God above all things, The ostlar vas, however, inexorable, and having damned Manchester: Printed and published for the Author, t

and his neighbour as himself, and thus of inheriting eternal Blero for a drunkard or a madman, hastily closed the Bancks and Co. Exchange-street.

life and blessedness. bles, whilst the dancing and music within appeared to Armence sith redoubled energy. The painter devoted

WRITINGS OF EMANUEL SWEDENBORG. self in turn to every saint in the calendar, imploring Busce in his present extraordinary dilemma; but they all equally deaf to his entreaties. The rain still! The following Resolutions are extracted from the printed

" WALKING DRESS.-A dress of white jaconet muslin, and to descend in torrents, the east wind was cut. Annual Report of a meeting of Gentlemen, admirers and reRain in two, and the candle of his lantera was expi.

with four flounces, falling one over the other, cut in straw. ceivers of the theological writings of the Honourable EMAin its socket, when, totally out of all patience, he NUEL SWEDENBORG, held at Warwick, 6th July, 1837.

berry leaves. The body made high, and en gerbe; the Refore rede wed his application to the knocker with

sleeves, en gigot, with mancherons formed of muslin, cut

Resolved, Peenergy and determination than ever.

in three strawberry leaves, each trimmed round with very 1. That it is a point of the first importance to every huBor." exclaimed a hoarse voice in the passage, “ fetch

narrow lace. A Leghorn hat, ornamented with branches man being, not only to be fully persuaded in his own mind scudgel, and I will let fall some pretty considerable

of fern, and ribbon of straw colour and green tartan; the that he possesses freedom of will in spiritual things, (that is to

strings in a long loop; Indian-red scarf of Chinese crape, Reks upon that tiresome rascal's shoulders.” say, in such things as relate to his eternal salvation,) but that

embroidered all over with silk of the same colour; and Thereupon the door opened, and a servant, armed with he should also have a clear and satisfactory idea of the origin

superbly finished at the ends by a broad fringe, headed Imidable bludgeoni, rushed into the street.

of such freedom, and likewise of its inestimable value, as i wiih net work. Comround you !" said he to the painter," for a fool, constituting the only just ground on which he can be sup

Slippers of light blue kid. Parasol of you to take an answer? Have you not been repeat-posed either accountable to God for his purposes, thoughts,

white silk, striped crosswise with chesnut-brown. inimed that the house is full, and that there is no words, and works, or capable of enioying a state of future OPERA DRESS.-A dress of pink crape, with two s for you?" and eternal happiness.

broad bias folds at the border of the skirt, pointed at one be printer persisted that it was his own house, and had

II. That according to this view of the subject, the testi-edge; the points erect; between these folds, and sur. de from father to son for upwards of a century.

mony of the Honourable Emanuel Swedenborg merits the mounting the upper one, is a beautiful embroidery, in a Did not," continued he, “my ancestor, Jerome Fa. most serious attention of all Christians, since in that testi- rich and splendid pattern, the same colour as the dress. La bould it? And was it not left to me by my poor

mony are to be found both the fullest proofs of the existence! The body is in the Anglo-Greek style, and is confined St. Micholas, of blessed inemory, at his decease ?"

of the above principle of freewill, and also many interesting round the waist with a belt of pink satin, fastened in What trash is this about Jerome, and Nicholas, and I and hitherto unknown discoveries relative to its origin and front by a camco-head. The sleeves are en gigot, and Hito?" said the man.

importance, all of them supported by the documents of re- are formed of white crape, with mancherons consisting of Way, I repeat," rejoined the painter, “ that they vealed wisdom, and at the same time confirmed by the con- three points in doubled crape, the same as the dress. The leur ancestors. I am an artist, well known and re- clusions of enlightened reason and of a sound and sober phi-sleeves are finished at the wrists with antique points of in Madrid, and my wife's name is Clara. I trust losophy,

blond; and next the hand is a bracelet of finely-wrought a bere pot metamorphosed her into a bar-maid with your III. That first, in regard to the eristence of the principle of gold, fastened with a cameo, rather smaller than that Pinable sorceries?"

freewill, the above illustrious Author teaches, that to all which is in front of the belt. A drapery scarf is thrown Came, came," rejoined the fellow, "every body knows who acknowledge the authority of Divine Revelation, this over this dress, of straw.coloured gauze, with broad stripes this is the Dolphin Tavern : and, though I say it, existence is rendered unquestionable by what is recorded at the ends, of the deep China-rose-colour, and terminated e is not a more comfortable inn throughout Madrid.

concerning the plantation of the two trees in Paradise, the by a superb yellow fringe. Hat of pink crape, with three Le lived here with our good landlord, Pedro Mop one of Life, the other of the Krowledge of Good and Evil, on tails of the bird-of-paradise ; one under the elevated side 1221 and his wife Catilina, man and boy, for these last which occasion permission was given to eat freely of the one, I of the hat-brim, the others drooping over the opposite te vers, and I think it is high time I should know whilst the most severe prohibition was uttered against eat- side of the hat. shon the house belongs. Were it not that I entertain ing of the other. [See Gen. ii. 16, 17.) For how can this kompassion for the miserable condition to which your fact he rationally accounted for, except on the idea, that the wakecual tas reduced you, I would soon thrash the Almighty, from the beginning, hath gifted his creature Man

Tide Cable. Pe dat er roar doublet for you, and teach you how to with the most perfect freedom of choice, either to eat of the pek people up in the dead of the night, and 'pretend to Tree of Life, and live for ever, or to eat of the Tree of the Days. Morn. Even. Height. Festivals, fc. make their dorniciles for you our own.

Knowlege of Good and Evil, and die The Great Redeemer The baker then shirt the door in the painter's face, who, accordingly confirms the same idea, when He proposes to

h. m.'h. m.ft. in.

Tuesday .. 7 10 56 11 2018 8 Name of Jesus. Full Moon, - to prospect of further parley, once more set out, in two blind supplicants the interesting question, What will

Wednesday 811 43 -19 8

[5h. 27m. morning. det, apon his travels, and sturabling and plunging ye that I should do unto you (Matt. xx. 32.] and when it is Thursday.. 9 0 5 0 26 20 0 BET kep among the deep cavities of one of the worst said in the Revelations, Thoso ver will, let him take of the Friday ....10 0 48 1 819 6 St. Lawrence. tuns in Europe, directed his course to the house of water of life FREELY." [Rev, xxii. 17.) And further, “I

Saturday..ll 1 28 1 49 18 5

Sunday....12 2 9 2 29 16 10 9th Sunday after Trinity, Bestellent riend. Sonor' Agraz. It was three o'clock in call heaven and earth to record against you this day, that I Monday 13 2 48 3 10 15 i (K. Geo. IV. born 1762. watning ere be arrived at the old gentleman's resi. have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: Tuesday ..14 3 33 3 58 13 4

« ZurückWeiter »