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TO MISS ANNE

So penisively sweet is thy beautiful face,

If grief on thy features appear,
That you seem to possess ev'ry soul-touching grace,

When thy cheek is bedewed with a tear.
But if pleasure again on thy countenance shine,

And thy heart of it's sorrows beguile,
Then I thrink, dearest Anne, you are still more divine,

When thy face is bedecked with a smile.

Translated from thic Latin.
THE Doctor learn’d, as learn'd can be,
But prest, alas ! by poverty,

Cur'd me, when like to smother ;
And when I handed him his fee,
He cry'd with more than usuai glee,

Od'zooks, we've cur'd each other.

OBITUARY OF REMARKABLE PERSONS.

AT Liverpool on the 7th Instant live in England, and to visit his exMr. Patrick Deeven : Mr. Deeven teusive farms in Fingal, twice in each was an eminent Farmer in Fingal, he year a few days each time. Sepewas one of the Delegates from the rated from his family and property, Couniy of Dublin to the Provincial both suffered by his expatriation, and Assembly in the organization of the at last he fell a victim for his anxiUnited Irishmen, and was arrested ety for their safety. His remains on the information of the notorious

were conveyed to Dublin, where Thomas Reynolds, in the house of they were met by his numerous Oliver Bond, on the 12th of March friencis and neighbours, and conduct1798, in Bridge-street; he was com. ed with religious solemnity to the famitted on charges of High Treason mily burying ground of St. Margato close confinement with his Col. rets five miles from Dublin. leagues, several of whom were tried on the testimony of Reynolds, who ON the 14th instant at Fair View, betrayed them. Mr. Deeven with Ballybough Mrs. Catharine Brady, others of his fellow prisoners, after aged or years ; she lived an exemseveral years imprisonment in Dub-plary life, distinguished by the gratelin and Fort George in Scotland, ful acknowledgements of the poor, was by his Majesty's clemency en- for her benevolence, by every rank for larged on conditions of never appear. her domestic virtues, by her chiling again in their own country. After dren, for her maternal tenderness, residing some time in France and she was an endearing companion and Germany, through the interference of faithful Wife, a good Christian, and sorne friends he got permission to affectionate neighbour.

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IRISH MA GA ZINE

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MONTHLY ASYLUM

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NEGLECTED BIOGRAPHY.

For JUNE, 1808.

This Month's Magazine is Embellished with a fine Likeness of the Rev. and celebrated ARTHUR O'LEARY.

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RTHUR O'LEARY, descend- he acquired that incontrouled swag

an ancient and illur- over his passions, which be trious family of the province of Mun- after so uninterruptedly maintained fter, was born in the county of Cork, through life, and here it was that of pious and reputable parents, who, he enriched his capacious mind with with a tender solicitude, rowed in those ireasures of sacred and prohis infant mind those seeds of virtue fane scienced that he fedulously and religion, which afterwards pro- improved those virtues, and cultiduced so fair and abundant a crop.

vated' those talents, which have At an early period, he was added procured him an undisputed place to the long list of honourable exiles, among the best benefactors, and who were obliged to seek, in foreign brightest ornaments of his country: countries that education which was Nothing, as yet appears to have denied them in the land of their occurred, capable of disturbing the fathers. After having finished the peaceful tenór of his way, in the ordinary course of academical studies conscientious observance of the rule in the college of St. Maloe in Brit- of his order; until after an interval tanny, he embraced the austerities of some years, when we ind bin of the wonástic life, in the most called from his retirement, to a more mortified branch of the Franciscan active discharge of the duties of his Order. Here it was, in the Glence and ministry, being entrusted, by his solitude of the cloyster, sequester- ecclefiaftical superiors; with the spir ed from the allurements and danger's ritual conduct and confolation, of of a vain and deceitful world, that those of his country and communion, whom the fortune of war had then trymen, and, to use his own wordst, crowded into the prisons of Brittany. with the zeal of a true christian phi

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The happy termination of the lofopher, and the steady perseverance seven years war, which took place of an enlightened patriot, he laboursome time after, terminated also the ed to throw open the gates of civil labours of his mission in France, and toleration to all Adain's children, restored him to his native country: whole principles were not inconfi. and here it may not be unworthy to stent with the peace of society, or remark, that loon after this period, subverlive of the rules of morality; social harmony began to succeed to to wrench from the hand of perlethat mutual hatred and foul diftruft, cution, the poignard fo often tinged which had too long divided Irishman with human blood; to sheath the from Irishman, brother from brother, sword, which misguided zeal had and discovered an enemy in the face drawn in defence of argospel which of every inan who ventured to wor- recommends peace and love; to reThip the Supreme Being according to store to man ihe indelible charter of the creed of his ancestors, or the his temporal rights, which no earthdictates of his conscience; after a ly power has ever been commislioned Jong and tempestuous night of reli- by Heaven to deprive, bim of, on gious intolerance and civil disfran- account of his mental errors; to rechisement, the day-spring of tolera- establish the empire of peace, lo tion and benevolence began, about often overthrown by religious feuds; this time, to brighten our horizon, and to cement all Christians in the and beam in upon our long benight- ties of social harmony.' ed country; and to his honour be it • Neither his character of Catholic remembered, that the conciliating Priest, which the preposseflion of manners of O'Leary, the happy turn ignorance had rendered lo odious ; of his wit and humour, like the Ro. ñor the discountenance of the laws, man Satyrist, laughing * his country, which doomed him to transportation men of every sect out of their ille with the common malefactor ; nor grounded and absurd prejudices, and the circumstance of a profession, esinto good humour with each other, posed to the lash of every religious tended more to promote those falu- persecutor,' was able to exclude tary effects, than the combined exer- him from the honour of the society tions of all who had preceded him and esteem of ibat constellation of for more than a century: he effecé illustrious Patriots and enlightened tually contributed, by his admirable Statesmen, who then adorned Irewritings, to enlighten the uninform- landf. (fit associates for an O'Leary!) ed of his own communion, and to in concert with whom he prepared dispel from before the eyes of his the way for that mutual confidence disenting brethren of every descrip- and alas ! 100 short-lived social bartion, the mediuin of misrepresenta- mony ;-for that religious toleration tion and calumny, through which and civil immunity which, in the they had been but too long accuftomed to view their catholic coun

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+ Introduction to Essay on Tole

ration. Omne vitium, ridenti Flaccus I The political society of The Amico,

Monks of St. Patrick, of which he tangit. -Perseus, isst. was a member.

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