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Hutchinson, written by herself, a frag- most beautiful colossal figures of rosement.

coloured granite, which must weigh upSpeculations on various Subjects, con- wards of two millions of pounds, and sisting of a Series of Literary, Moral, bave been brought thither from a quarry and Religious Essays. By Mr. Mac. 200 miles distant. The palace of the KENZIE.

Propylæa, as it is termed, contains a ball The Ides of March, and the Nones of supported by columns, the dimensions of September, inscribed to the Potentates of which may afford some idea of the proEurope. By Captain FAIRMAN, author of digious magnitude of these remains.' It several political and popular tracts. is 50 fathoms in length, and 25 in breadth;

The Labyrinth demolished; or, the 134 pillars, each 65 feet high, support Pioneer of Rational Philology. By the the roof, which is composed of immense Rey JAMES GILCHRIST, author of “ Rea blocks of stone. The whole church of son the True Arbiter of Language.” Notre Dame, at Paris, would stand in it.

A new Map of the World; exhibiting “We can scarcely express,” say the wriat one view the extent, religion, popula ters, “the disagreeable impression made tion, and degrees of civilization ; with upon us by the first works of Grecian illustrative notes. By JAMES Wyld. architecture that we saw, after a re

A new Musical Work, called “The sidence of eight months among these Pianoforte Pocket Companion," intend- antiquities. The elegant Corinthiap coed to present a popular view of the sci- lumns appeared slender, and without ence and practice of Masick, un a prin- solidity; and their ricb capitals an unciple hitherto unapplied, in melody sim- meaning decoration. It required some plified and harmony illustrated, with time before we could recover our former respect to keyed and other instruments. taste. Grecian arcbitecture pussesses

Á Whole-length Portrait of Miss the utmost elegance and beauty of proO'Neill, in the Character of Juliet, from portion; the antient Egyptian, a noble a picture painted by George Dawe, Esq. simplicity, not destitute of elegance, and R.A. To be engraved in mezzotinto by a grandeur that eleyates the mind." Mr. G. MALE.

This work opens a new world, a boundless Proposals have been issued for pub- field for inquiries concerning antient bislishing Plans, Elevations, and Sections tory, commerce, literature, and science. of Buildings, public and private, exe- Mucb that modern writers have hitherto cuted in various parts of England, &c. only conjectured relative to the antient including the plans and details of the intercourse of nations, and tbe bigher New Custom-House, Lonilon, with de degree of their culture, is here reduced scriptions. By David LAING, Architect to certainty. and Surveyor to the Board of Customs. The nephew of the celebrated Wie

Mr. WoolNoth, on account of the LAND has signified his intention of pubtime requisite to finish bis Plates of lishing this year a collection of his Canterbury Cathedral in the manner in uncle's Letters to some of the most diswhich he is desirous they should meet tinguished characters and literati of his the eye of the Publiek, has resolved to time, as well as his epistolary correpostpone publishing until the com- spondence, of a confidential nature and mencement of the ensuing year. This late date, with a German Princess, on the delay, from our knowledge of Mr. Wool subject of the most important events noth, we may safely pronounce to be and most celebrated personages of mogenerally beneficial to the work.

dern times. This collection will take The second livraison of the splendid in nearly the whole space of Wieland's French work on Egypt has made its ap- literary career, beginning with the year perrance, and is principally devoted to 1763, and ending in 1812. It will inthe remains of antient Thebes. Many clude few letters which have been before of the plates measure six feet. Among in print. other remarkable objects, the celebrated M. BOTTA, bookseller and printer at colossal figure of Memnon, wbich was Tubingen, in Suabia, has purchased all said to emit an harmonious sound at the the manuscripts of the late Prince de rising of the sun, still exists in the plain Ligne, for 10,000 francs. of Thebes. It is remarkable that the Dr. Estuin's Unitarian Christian's French Artists, attest that they heard Statement and Defence of his Principles, similar sounds at sun-rise in anotber in reference chiefly to the Charges of the place covered with blocks of granite. Is Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of St. Da. it possible that the rapid change in the vid's ; a discourse delivered at the Antemperature of the air can, by its action nual Meeting of the Unitarian Society in uport the stune, próilure this effect ? Souh Wales, held at Llangyndeirn, in In the palace and tomb of Osymandyas Carmarthenshire, July 6, 1815, and pubis still standing one of the largest and lished at their request.

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SELECT POETRY.

THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO, New masses on our squares descend; or LA BELLE ALLIANCE.

They also charge to meet their ead, By William Thomas Fitz-GERALD, Esq.

And countless warriors fall; “ARRAIGN'D by Nations, let the Cul:

Horses and borsemen strew the plain, PRIT stand

[hand!

Aod cannon iningled with the slain At Europe's Bar - and there uplift his

One fate attends them all! The shades of murder'd Enghiex, PALM,

So on some bold projecting rock and WRIGHT,

The furious billows beat; Awful accusers ! shall appal his sight!

But still it stands the mighty shock, And all the MASSACRES that mark his

And spurns them from its feet! · reign

(Plain,

Thus long defensive BRITONS stood, The bones that whiten JAPTA's dreary

And brav'd the overwhelming flood With those that bleach beneath the North

With constancy divine ! ern sky,

"Till the brave PRUSSIAN's distant gun All on his head for RETRIBUTION cry!

Induc'd THE GLORIOUS WELLINGTON: MERCY, too long abus'd, will cease to

To form the BRITISH LINE : plead

[BLOOD TO BLEED! His eagle eye surveys from far When the WORLD dooms TUE MAN OY

That moment which decides the War, And should degraded PRANCE his cause

“ FORWARD !” he cries, “ for Exc. maintain, [bis PAIN*."

LAND'S CLORY!” She shares his GUILT, and ought to share

The veteran Bands of GAILIA yield, So sang a Bard whose lays for years ex

And WATERLOO's triumphant field press'd

Shall shine in British story! The honest hatred of a PATRIOT BREAST,

Not CRESSY, ACINCOURT, or BLENHEIM'S Against the vile OPPRISSON of mankind,

day, To whose black crimes some dazzled eyes could bear a nobler wreath of fame away; were blind :

And PRINCELY EDWARD, HENRY, MARLBO. The Muse's prophecy's complete at last,

ROUGH too,

[you! Thy reign, DETRSTED CORSICAN, is past !

Had done that justice, WELLINGTON, to And Heaven decreed, in its appointed Such mighty triumphs must be purchas'd hour, [TYRANT'S power.

dear, That BRITAIN's arm should crusb THE

And on her laurels VICTORY drops a tearBut where's the Bard, however grac'd bis The sweetest tribute to the fallen brave name,

(fame? Are soldiers' sorrows – ou a soldier's Can venture to describe great WELLESLEY'S

grave! Sucb Bard, in strength and loftiness of the blood that's shed gives every bosom lays,

pain, May soar beyond byperbole of praise,

With this solace - it is not shed in vain ; And yet not give the tribute that is due

For to their poble death their Country owes To BRITONS, WELLINGTON ! led on by you! Her bigh renown! and Europe her repose ! For to the Plains of WATERLOO beloug. On lofty COLUMNs of eternal Fame The magic oumbers of immortal song ! Shall BRITISH GRATITUDE record each A Homer's lyre, or Casar's pen, should name ; tell,

[Ton fell; There ever shall each Sister Isle behold How BRUNSWICE died, and valiant Pic- Her gallant Sons immortaliz'd in gold : How PONBONBY, 100, shar'd their bonour'd But deeper far, eternally imprest, fate,

(GREAT; Shall live their mem'ry in the PATRIOT And join'd in death THE GALLANT and Tui BREAST! How LAUREL'D WELLINGTON seiz'd For. Nor sball the gallant GERMANS be forgot, tune's hour,

(power, Who sbar'd their triumphs, and partook
To blast, like lightning, BUONAPARTE's their lot,
And, with a mighty and tremendous blow, July 1, 1815.
Confound! defeat! annihilate the Foe!
In vaio The CUIRASSIERS advance,

A NEW SONG,
The TYRANT'S boast ! the pride of FOR THE ANNIVERSARY OF MR. PITT'S
France !

BIRTH-DAY, 27th May, 1815.
To break our HOLLOW SQUARE ;

" THE MEMORY OF MR. Pitt."
Ten times they charge; ten times Tune - from Moore's Melodies Oh!
retire;

breathe not his name.' Again they face the Britistr fire,

OH! sigh not for him, shed no lear on And perish in despair !

(but to save;

Who liv'd, but to triumph; who died, * See Mr. Fitz-Gerald's Anniversary Whose splendours set proud, but still Poem for The LITERARY PUND, May 4, prouder to shine; [divine ! 1815, in Part I. p. 448,

Who ceas'd to be Pirt! but to rise more

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When the faint and the feeble from life And never lip of mortal told pass away,

[décay; : To thee the words of fear; The sleep. is all darkness, the grave all Nor e'er did mortal laurel twine But the heart of the mighty, to earth On helm or diadem like thine ! once consigo'd,

[kind! Yet, prouder praise ! that Liberty, Spriogs up an immortal, lo feel for man.

Where'er her footsteps roam, Oh, bright to the billow-tost vessel below, Teaching her sons to live or die, Flasbing red through the tempest, the Makes the green Isle her bome. torch's loose glow;

And, while she lingers in our sphere, But richer and purer the ray, when 'tis That Star shall point her temple here. giv'n

(Heav'n! A cloud may o'er its lustre sail, To the mariner's eye from its orbit in The cloud sball roll away ; Yes, Pitt! if no looger the light of thy The hand of Hear'n its radiance veil; form

It beams with dearer ray. Leads England's proud Bark through the Still to the Nations blazing far, cloud and the storm ;

Britain's lov'd guide! The BRUNSWICKSTAR. Still deep in our hearts is thy wisdom enshrin'd,

To Sir Puilip.Bowes-VERE BROKE, Bart. Still, though lost to the eye, it speaks Captain R. N. R. C. B. on the Presenloud to the mind.

tation of the Suffolk Plateau, by Sir WilTheo Hero ! then Statesman! though sor

liam Rowley, Bart. and Thomas-Sher(trial is o'er,

Jock Gooch, Esq. the Representatives of Can touch thee for earth, though thy

the County, at the Public Dinner at IpsYet if spirits can stoop to the joys of our

wich, on the 7th of July, 1815. sphere,

[thee here. Of Trafalgar, too dearly won Look down on the Band that now call op

By Britain's matchless naval Son, For these are the Men! who all pobly Then, BROKE, for thee my lyre was strung,

I mouru'd the fatal fight : have prov'd

The captur'd Chesapeake I sung, Hor they felt the high impulse of HIM

With pure, unmix'd delight. whom they lov'd : Who have brought back in triumph the Superior numbers, force were vain, pledge that they gave, (grave.

Her deck was swept, her Captain slain, To share in thy glory—or share in thy

Her proud strip'd dag haul'd down : Then weep not for him, slately Queen of Sharp, short, decisive was the day,

And SUFFOLK's Hero bore away the Wave,

(to save;

The palm of just renown.
Still he lives for the Land that he died but
Still feels on his throne bis beart vibrate

Proud of her Son, glad SUFFOLK pays

This well-earn'd tribute of her praise, to thine, And, as mortal' he lov'd thee, still loves

Inscrib'd to you and Fame.
thee divine !

The Regent, faithful to his trust,
Where'er 'tis fonud, to merit just,

Adds splendous to your name.
A NEW SONG.

Long be the name of BROKE renown'd! “The House of BRUNSWICK."

And oh! may some blest day be found Tune" One evening, at ambrosial treat." To give my name to story : WHEN Britain, great and brave in vain, Then might my ship attendant sail, Saw Slav'ry dark’niag round;

Partake the peril and the gale, And felt her mighty arm again

And follow you to glory. With cross and fetter bound;

This day be mirth without alloy, Turo'd upou Heav'n, her anxious eyes Our toasts, " Long life, long reign, and Beheld the Star of Brunswick rise. Broad as the beacon's sudden flame

To Him who fills the Throne;" Along the mountain's brow,

"Our Tars, who ev'ry sea command ;" In gath'ring light the splendour came “ And Buonaparte's bane on land, To wake the land below;

BLUCHER and WELLINGTON.” But never on the cloud of War

EDW. STEWART, Commander R. N. Sbone emblem, like that golden Star. Ipswich, July 7ık, 1815. Ris'o upon man, to set no more, It beam'd along the wave;

Tribute to the Gallantry of the Expedition. Til Britain's Isle, from shore to shore,

against WASHINGTON, under Vice-admiral

the Hon. Sir A. COCHRANE, K. B. and The rich reflection gave. Then stopp?d the orb its course on high,

to the revered Memory of the brave Ma

jor-General Ross. Above thy cradle, Liberty ! Britain! thy heart is firm and bold,

PATUXENT! now, on thy once peaceful side,

(moré ; and keea thy native spear ;

The sounds of Industry are heard po

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But hostile squadrons on thy bosom ride, His daring spirit British valour tried :
And arm'd' battalions gleam along thy He heard the shout of victory --and died !
shore.

October 1814.
Thy busy haunts are now forsaken all,
Deserted hamlets, or the roofless wall,

SONNET, And fields uncultur'd, on thy banks so Addressed to the Rev. JOHN WILLIAMSON green,

(have been :

by Benjamin STILLINGFLEET, Esq. Alone proclaim where once ihose haunts Aud round the ruins where the mansion (From Coxs's Literary Life, 8c. of Stre stood

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LINGFLEET.) The tangled bowers are now impervious WHEN I behold thee, blameless Wil And bud, and blossoin wild, in solitude, For all that prun'd, and all that tillid, Wreck'd like an infant on a savage are gone : [word giv'n ; shore,

[soar, Nor voice is beard-sare the loud watch- While others round on borrow'd pinions Nor light is seen--save where, by tempest My busy fancy calls thy thread mis-spun; driv'n,

(Heav'n. Till Faith instructs me the deceit to shun; The all-consuming fame ascends to

While thus she speaks : “Those wings that from the stock

[bore 'Tis not the blood-ours'd thirst of Conquest

Of Virtue were not lent, howe'er they lights

(high ; In this gross air, will melt when near the The War-torch o'er thy Country blazing

(time; 'Tis not Ainbition's scorching breath that

The truly-ambitious wait for Nature's blights

[die ; Thy rip’oiog fields, and bids thy harvest

Content, by certain, but by slow degrees,

To mount above the reach of vulgar But retributive Justice grasps the brand

flight; Thy Leaders kindled in Canadia's land.

Nor is that mau confined to this low clime When gen'rous Britain's every nerve was

Who but the extremest skirts t of glory strain'u,

[drain’d,

sees, Her treasure lavish'd, and her best blood

And hears celestial tidings with delight,” In fancy, then, thy Ruler'vainly hurld Destruction on that Isle, that siogly

Tue WAY TO BE Harpy. stood

[world, To save from chains the wide-insulted SOME think it a bardship to work for Till every soil was reeking with her

their bread, blood !

Although for our good it was meant: In league unnatural, .with England's foe,

But those who don't work have no right to 'Twas then he ainı'd the parricidal blow,

be fed ; To bring the sun of Britain's glory low.

And the idle are never content.

An honest employment brings pleasure For this, her Chief, with masterly design, and gain, Did thy remote and unknown stream

And inakes us our troubles forgét: explore;

For those who work hard have no time to For this, her banners, in extended line,

complain, Triumphant wav'd wbere fleet ne'er

And 'tis better to labour than fret, dar'd before.

And if we had riches, they could not proHere thy fotilla blaz'd; and, while a band, With dauntless prowess, forc'd Potomac's

fure strand

A bappy and peaceable mind : The gallant Ross immortal laurels won,

Rich people have trouble as well as the Yet spar'd, though conquest-Aush'd, thy

poor,

. Washiogton.

Although of a different kind. Hero of Bladensburgh! I've seen thine It signifies not what our stations hare been, eye,

[fire;

Nor whether we're little or great; Reserv'd and downcast, bide its ardent For happiness lies in the temper within, I've seen it lightning flash, and victory;

And not in the outward estate. I've seen it close and all its light ex- We only need labour'as hard as we can, pire!

For all that our bodies may need, Gainst" fearful odds," on dark Patapsco's Still doing our duty to God and to man ; : side,

And we sball be happy indeed. The friend and travelling companion of Lord Haddington, and his brother Mra Baillie. Some account of this amiable, but eccentric man, is given in p. 30.

+ Extremest skirts of glory, &c. Celestial tidings, &c.] I will send messengers to the Isles that have not heard my fame, por seen my glory." Isa. Ixvi. 19.-"And Moses said, I beseech thee sbew me thy glory. Thou shalt see my back parts, but my face shall not be seen," - Exod. xxxjii, 18-23.

HISTORICAL CHRONICLE, 1815.

PROCEEDINGS IN THE THIRD SESSION OF THE FIFTH PARLIAMENT OF THE

UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND.
HOUSE OF COMmons, May 30.

Mr. Peel spoke at some length against Sir Henry Parnell, having adverted to the motion, and in the course of his speech the Resolutions wbich he had formerly in- dwelt upon the insulting and menacing troduced in favour of Catholic Emancipa- language of the leaders of the Catholic tion, proceeded to argue on the wisdom Board, and insisted, that there was no and policy of that measure. He expressed prospect of a final aod conciliatory adsurprize, that any danger to the Protestant justmont. Establishment should be apprehended, as Mr. Bathurst spoke to the same effect. in the rebellions of 1774 and 1798, the Lord Castlereagh did not think the lanRoman Catholic Bishops bad, by their guage of individuals in Ireland to be danconduct, shewn themselves uniformly loyal, gerous; as, on any great measure of state, and that Church was now wholly inde. the people were generally unqualified to pendent of the See of Rome. He con- estimate its fitness or propriety at the cluded by moving for a Committee of the moment of adopting it, when their passions whole House to take into consideration and interests were strongly excited or the state of the Laws affecting bis Majesty's alarmed. He should vote for the ComoRoman Catholic subjects.

mittee; but should thereia decidedly opSir J. C. Hippisley was persuaded, that pose unqualified concession. not two persons of consideration in Great Mr. Whilbread said, that the conduct Britain of the Roman Catholic persuasion of Mr. O'Connel in Ireland was exactly were friendly to the Petition ; and he ob- the same as that of the Hon. Secretary jected to it, because it prayed for unquali. (Mr. Peel), who, by all kinds of exaggerafied concession, as matter of right, not of tion, endeavoured to aggravate the Profavour. To grant it, would be subversive testaots, as Mr. O'Coonel, by exaggera.. of the very vitality of the Constitution; tion, thought to inflame the Catholics. but he would not oppose going into a Messrs. Pule, Elliott, Huskisson, and Committee.

Lord Binning, shortly spoke. Mr, Yorke said, the Petitioners required Mr. Gratlan sh uld oppose unqualified every thing without security, and that at a concession, and declared, that if the Ca. time when they manifested the most inve- tholics failed, it must be attributed to the terate hostility to the Constitution, and want of prudence and discretion of their were carrying on intrigues at Rome to leaders, who did not assist their Protestant. prevent the Pope from making concessions. friends by acceding to the securities reHe would not oppose a Bill to reinedy the quired by Parliament, grievances of the Catholics; but, convinced The motion for the Committee was then that the required concessions could not negatived, by 228 to 147. be made, he should oppose going into a Commit:ee at this late period of the Session.

May 31. Mr. Knox observed, ihal concession Mr. Grenfell observed, that in 1791 the would open ihe eyes of the Catholics, and Bank gave 12,000l. in lieu of the Stamp render the factious aod designing men by Duties on their notes. The Stamp Daties whom they were now guided, harmless, bad increased, and the Bank circulation

Mr. M, Fitzgerald supported the mo- had iucreased also ; and yet no adequate tion for a Committee, and said, that with increase had taken place in the sum paid regard to the Veto, he understood, that a by the Baok Upon a fair calculation the Reverend Person was now on bis way from issues of the Bank would produce at the old Rone who was in possession of a docu. Stamp Duties, withcut increase, 100,0001. ment of a very conciliatory tendency, per annum, instead of the sum vow paid

Mr. Ponsonby argued, that the question of 42,0001.; and if the large notes and was not one touching the Catholics ooly, the Bank post bills were added, it would but the Protestants, which affected the amount to a much larger sum: he conpeace, security, and happiness of the whole cluded by moving for an account of notes Empire : he considered it wise and pru. and bank post bills issued, &c. : granted. dent of the Catholics to consider wbat seca- A short conversation then ensued, which rities they could grant consistently with induced Mr. Grenfell to move “ that on their religion in compliance with the wishes Wednesday next the House would resolve and prejudices of their Protestant fellow- itself into a Committee, to consider the subjects. He regretted ther conduct 10- rate of composition to be paid by the wards his Hoo. Frieod (Mr. Gratlan), but Bank of England in lieu of the Stamp should vote for the Committee.

Duties." -The motion was opposed by GENT. Mag. July, 1815.

Messrs.

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