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Of nearly two hundred species of birds, mass of materials, assembled by the prothe greater number are undescribed. Of prietor in so short a space of time, suffithe fishes of Mexico and its coast, Mr. ciently attests the enterprising spirit and Bullock's caialogue embraces between || industry of our countryman; and cannot two and three hundred species. It is to fail to afford equal gratification to the be regretted, that several living animals, lounger in search of amusement, and to new or little known in Europe, have not the man of science desirous of obtaining borne our climate. A cabinet of minerals more intimate knowledge respecting a completes the collections belonging to the country of which we are still in a state of different kingdoms of nature. This vast " comparative ignorance.
Still softeu wretchedness and pain;
Still give those dreamy hours,
Thou best of Nature's flow'rs!
SORROW'S ADDRESS TO THE
By J. M. Lacey.
To this sad breast are dear;
The best of all the year.
That blooms in summer's hour!
Yet bears a brilliant flow'r.
A willing bosoin's theme;
With many a happy dream:
And bid those moments cease, That seem'd too sad to hope relief,
Till thou didst bring me peace.
The eye, unclos'd before,
As though 'twould wake no more.
for these I love thee then,
Thou foe and friend of meu.
When man but seeks thy use,
To deep and dire abuse.
Before thy pow'r may fall:
For punishment must call.
Is more than all thy harm:
I own thy pow'rsul charm.
commence Their daily task. The balmy breeze of morn Distends her sails, and through the liquid
plain The stately ship pursues her trackless course. Inspiring hope, that lights the youthful breast (And e'en illumes the languid eye of age), Cheer'd the gay crew. The fragrant breath
Far greater joy
yield. They sought their native land. Thro' years
of toil The thoughts of those they lov’d, whose ar
dent prayers Were breath'd alone for them, made labour
light. Delightful thought, on which the adventurer
Who braves the horrors of the rugged north, | Not one escapes to tell their wretched lot. Or pants beneath the sun's meridian ray, Ill-fated souls! scarce had tbeir own blue In Afric's torrid zone.
cliff's A dark’ning speck Welcom'd their earnest gaze. So near their Now veil'd the horizon-larger it became
homes, Darker it grew-it spread, o'ershadowing Where many, many days they fondly deem'd The beautiful blue sky. A murmuring Of happiness and joy were yet in store, Came on the wind-a piercing cry was heard, To perish thus! Night clos'd the scene-the The storm - bird's scream-utter'd as if to warn
Saw fathers, mothers, wives, with hurried The mariners of danger near at hand.
step The oldest seaman, nurs'd in peril's lap, And dread suspense, traverse the sandy Could not anticipate, without dismay,
beach. The coming night. Sure omens of a storm- The storm had ceas'd-its dire effects apA fearful storm-in terror they beheld.
pear'da The breeze increas'd-anon it died away. The shatter'd fragments of the luckless ship, A deathlike silence reign'd. As in array
The pallid corses of her hapless crew, Two hostile armies meet-a pause ensues- Bestrew'd the calmer surface of the deep. Now the fierce onset the adjacent hills Each wave impell'l some human form asliore. Re.echo: so with vengeful fury fraught The once-lov'd features of an oply son The tempest-winds arose to agitate
Parents recall'd, though time had wrought a The bosom of the deep. The mountain waves
change. Now bore the vessel to the clouds, and now Wives sought their husbands, children sought She headlong sinks. A frightful gulf beneath
their sires, Yawns to receive her. Darkness reign's Maidens their lovers. Grief alone was seen around :
In various shapes. Some wrung their hands, The foaming billows, with a desperate sweep, Some tore their hair, while some with frenzy Rush o'er the deck. At length the murky
Some could not reep. The sweetest mourner Discharge the pitiless torrent. All aghast,
there, The wretched crew, mute, motionless, survey Beside a youthful corse poor Mary knelt. At intervals, when the red lightning's glare She press'd his clay-cold hand. Awhile her Illumes the horrid scene, impending death!
heart, Despair sat on each brow. With folded arms, In silent sorrow wrapt, knew no relief. Some ventur’d to address a prayer to heav'n, The fount of grief at length dissolv'd; the Who never pray'd before ; while some, more
Cours'd down her cheeks. She look'd around With horrid imprecations curs'd the hoor
amaz'd, That gave them birth, The clam'rous gale | To find that misery reign’d in other hearts but mock'd
Desolate as her own. “Now am I left Their idle lamentations. Yet once more In the wide world without one friend!” she The signal-gun was heard-a last essay
cried. Life is still dear while hope of life remains: A smiling cherub on her breast repos'dDeceitful hope! cloth'd like the queen of A lovely boy, too young to know his loss : flow'rs
Waking, he stretch'd to her his little hand; In beautiful attire, a deadly thorn
The smile of innocence illum'd his face. Lurks 'neath its sweets. Amid the fearful " Alone, said 1? No, no; while thou art strife
left, Of battling elements, no pitying hand Dear image of thy sire, to bless my sight, Is stretch'd to save. Sudden the cries of death For thee I'll live. I am a mother still!” Are hush'd! 'Tis O'er! they sleep a peaceful
W. S. sleep.
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ARTS, LITERATURE, FASHIONS,
THE THIRD SERIE S.
May 1, 1824.
PAGE 1. View OP. WANSTEAD-HousP, LATE THE SEAT OF W. P. T. LONG WELLESLEY, Esq.
249 2. DELAFORD PARK, THE SEAT OF C. Clowes, Esq.
..251 3. LADIES' MORNING Dress
S08 4, DINNER DRESS
ib. 5. ASTRONOMICAL CLOCK
309 6. MUSLIN PATTERN.
Severs'," How all is still around me”. Views Of COUNTRY Seats.--Wanstead.
MoraLT's Divertimento for the PianoHoase, late the seat of William Pone
forte TILNEY LONG WELLESLEY, Esq. 249
Ries's Rondo on Bishop's Air "When in Delaford Park, the Seat of C. CLOWES,
disgrace" Esq. 251
PARRY'S “ A lover's eyes can gaze an caA Lesson for Fathers
ib. The Frolicsome Duke
gle blind” . 256
290 The Loiterer in Paris. No. VIII
“ Ouly love, my lure, the more” ib. 258
KIALLMARK's " Isabel" Description of the Slochd Aliriman, or
ib. RAWLINGI'S Divertimento
ill, the Nursing Cave, commonly called
llarnis's " My bumnie bark" the Spar Cave, in the Isle of Sky 262
291 Madalena, or the Consequences of Elope.
FINE ARTS, ment (concluded)
264 Some Particulars of LUDWIG VON Beet
Mr. BULLOCK's Collections illustrative
of ancient and Modern Mexico 291 HOVEN, the celebrated Musical Compo
Mr. Cooka's Exhibition of Drawings 299 Martha the Gipsy: From “ Sayings and
Society of British Artists
304 Grecian Gallery
307 Doings," attributed to Mr. THEODORE Hook
FASHIONS. The Hen-pecked Author
276 The Confessions of a Rambler No. VIII. 278 LONDON Fasulons. Ladics' Morning Remarkable Instance of Religious Into
308 lerance in the Seventeenth Century 282 Ladies' Dinner Dress
ib. MUSICAL REVIEW.
FASHIONABLE FURNITURE.- Astronomical De Pixsa's British and Foreign Popular
INTELLIGENCE, CUTLER'S “ Aussitôt que la lumière) 287
LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC 310 Mary," a Song
ib. .“ Sweet Elleu, the Maid of the
POETRY. Mill” 288 To the River Lea
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