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you all :
Loft thy sage counsels tow'rds the paths of That hulhd (a death-like pause) the rude
A, B. R.
Who, pulling up his spindie-fhanks with speed,
(TIME, SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF Miss KA Dropp'd from his turret, half-devour'd by
THARINE PRYCE HUMPHREYS, WHO A-la-Françoise, upon the spray, [lay.
DIED AT Ludlow, Dec. 6, 1790. Where a lone Red-breast pour'd to eve his PEACE EACE to thy afhes, sweetly-smiling Staring the modest minitrel in the face; Maid !
[fade. Familiar, and with arch grimace, Fled are thy beauties where they ne'er Thall He conn'd the dusky warbler o'er and o'er, See where the hallow'd Choir their filter As though he knew him years before, greet,
And thus began, with seeming great civility, And lead the stranger to her star-clad seat: All in the Paris ease of volubility : “ All bail, pure spirit l-Life's short voyage “ What-Bobby | dam'me, is it you, Safe thou reposest on this placid shore. [o'er,
“ That thus your pretty phizto musick screw, No Aowing tears shall quench that radiant
“ So far from hawler, village, town, and city, eye,
“ To glad old battlements with dull psalm No rising sorrows prompt the frequent sigh:
“ ditty? One, thy sweet office in this bleft abode,
'Sdeath I what a pleasant, lively, merry To view thy Saviour, and to hymn thy God.”
« scene! PASTOR CORVENSIS.
“ Plenty of bats, and owls, and ghosts, I ween;
“ Rare midnight screeches, BoB, between MAGPIE AND ROBIN RED-BREAST:
[mal Hall ? A TALE *.
“ Why, what's the name on 't, BOBBY : DilBY PETER PINDAR, ESQ.
“ Come, to be serious-curse this qucer old MAGPIE, in the spirit of romance, Much like the fam'd Reformers now
“ And let thy owlish habitation rot! of FRANCE,
(SARDE; « I'll teach thee how to curse, and call folks
“ Join me, and soon in riot we will revel: Flew from the dwelling of an old PoisWhere sometimes in his cage, and sometimes He justified the Revolution rout, [out,
« And be expert in treason, murder, flames, That is, callid names, and got a sop for his
“And most divinely play the devil. reward.
« Yes, thou shalt leave this spectred hole,
“ And prove thou hast a bit of soul : Red-hot with Monarch-roasting coals,
“Soon shalt thou see old stupid LONDON Just like his old, fith-thund'ring Dame, He left the Queen of crabs, and plaice, and “ There shall we shine inimortal knaves; soles,
“ Not iteal unknown, lıke cuckoos, to our To kindie in Old England's realm a flame. Arriv'd at ey’ning's philosophic hour,
“ But imitate the geniuses of FRANCE. He rested on a rural antique tow'r,
" Who'd be that monkith, cloister'd thing, a Some BARON's castle in the days of old;
" muscle ? When furious wars, misnomer'd civil,
“ Importance only can arise from bustie! Sent mighty chiefs to see the Devil,
“ Tornado, thunder, lightning, tumult, itrife; Leaving behind their bodies for rich mould, “ These cbarn, and add a dignity to life. That pliable from form to form patroles, « That thou should'st choote thisípot, is monMaking fresh houses for new fouls.
" Itrous odd;
[G-!" Perch'd on the wall, he cocks his tail and eye,
“ Poh, poh! thou canst not like this life, by And hops like modern beaux in country “ Sir!" like one thunder-stricken, staring dances;
wideLooks dev'lish knowing, with his head awry, “ Can you be serious, Sir?”the Robin cried.
Squinting with connoisseurship glances. “ Serious !" rejoin'd the MAGPIE," aye, my All on a sudden, MAGGOT starts and stares,
“ boy-And wonders, and for somewhat ftrange pre
“ So come, let's play the devil, and enjoy." pares;
“ Flames !" quoth the ROBIN— and in riot But, lol his wonder did not hold him longa
(devil ! Soft from a bush below, divinely clear, “ Call names, and curse, divirely play the A modeft warble melted on his ear,
"I cannot, for my life, the fun discern." A plaintive, soothing, solitary long “ No!-blush then, Bob, and follow me, and A stealing, timid, unpresuming sound,
“ learn." Afraid dim NATURE'S deep repose to wound; Excuse me, Sir," the modeft HERNIT
(ride “ Hell's not the hobby-horfe I will
« dance :
* See p. 930.
Hell!" laughi'd the MAGPIE, “hell no While from her cheek the glow to vie with 6 longer dread;
morn, Why, Bus, in FRANCE the Devil's lately Of ruby-tinctur'd hue, divinely mild, “ Damnation vulgar to a Frenchman's hear. Fled, refluent, as her rising thoughts were cing,
[fmild. The word is only kept alive for swearing. And Mem'ry o'er her boards of science “ Against futurity they all proteit;
One who, in tend'rest spring's delightful " And God and Heav'n are grown a Nand
dawn, “ing jest.
Affection led my footsteps to attend; “ Brimstone and fou are downright out of fa Lcast of my bridal m?ids she trod the lawn, " thion;
[nation : My monitress, and ever-feeling friend. “ France is quite alter'}-now a binding My monitress—for sure, in infant guise, “ No more of penitential tears and groans !
She came the sacred Oracle of Truth; “ PHILOSOPHY has crack'd Religion's
Reflection ever prompt her sweet replies, 6 bones.
And virtuous Wisdom spoke in dimpled « As for your Saviour of a wicked world,
Youth. « Long from his consequence has b: been “ hurl'd:
Ah! now, dear girl, the pleasure-whisp'ring
pow'r, They do acknowledge such a mon, d'ye see;
That bade us rise, enamour'd of the day, « But then they call him simple MONSIEUR
Sorrow lucceeds--and bars our rosy bow'r, “CHRIST
And tears the veil, that Hope had wove, « Bus, for the ignorance, pray bluth for
away. “ Behold, iby Doctor PRIESTLEY Jays be • Jame.
The Aatt'rer Hope, in whose creative loom, • Well! now thou fully art convine'd--let's In forne dark fold the smiling hides the tomb,
Depicted prospects rise of endless joy ; go."
And bids us taste of life without alloy. " What cursed doctrine !" quoth the ROBIN, “ I won't go-o! thy speeches make me O be it thine! while I, along the vale, “Thudder."
(a puduer ! In tearful silence contemplative rove, “ Poor ROBIN!" quoth the Magpie,“ what Or teach the sale to bear my sorrow's tale, “ Be damn'd then, BOBBY!"-flying off, he Or pluck the flow'rs, to strew the grave rav'd
[fav’d.!" of Love. " And (quoclı the Robix) Sir, may you be This said, the tuneful sprite renew'd his lay ; A sweet and farewel hymn to parting day.-
THE SEA SHORE. BY DR. AIKIN. In THOMAS PAINE the MAGPIE doth ap
REQUENT along the pebbly beach I pear:
pace, That I'm Poor Robin, is not quite so clear.
And gaze intent on Ocean's varying face.
Now from the main rolls-in the swelling tide, ELEGY TO Miss ELIZABETH B-, CHEZ And waves on waves in long procettion ride:
MADAME DE MOHR, SEMENAIRE D'E Gath'ring they come, 'till, gain'd the ridzy DUCATION, GUINAS, PRES DE CALAIS.
height, By Mrs. C. STEPHENS.-Muy, 1791.
No morethe liquid mound sustains its weight;
And pours a foamy deluge on the Thore.
From the bleak pole now driving temperts as the winds,
weep, Millions of aweless Anarchs ruulely roar,
Tearthelighi clouds, and vexthe ruffed deep: Rough as the thronging waves * their Ga.
White on the thwalsthe (pouting breakers rise, ronne joins.
And mix the waste of waters with the ikies: Say, does the tumult vex thy guilelefs foul ? The anch’ring veslels, stretch'd in long array,
Or the canal's sweet margin dost thou rove, Shake from their bounding fides the dathing Nor hear the din--uhile in the waters roll,
spray ; As pure and ceaseless as thy Sitter's love? Lab'ring they heave,thetighten'd cables strain, Which, should her song escape the spoiler, And c'anger adds new horror to the main : Time,
(known, Then shifts the scene, as to the Western gales To ages yet unborn thall make thee Delighted Commerce spreads her crowded For one, in yı uth and beauty's earliest prime,
fails. Who scorn'd the crowd, to make the aits
A cluster'd groupe the distant feet appear, her own.
Thial, scatt'ring, breaks in varied figures near.
Now, ali-illumind by the kindling ray, One, whom the midnight taper osten raw Bend 1tudious o'er the foul awak ning page;
Swan-like, the 1tately vellel cuits her way: Wliile her loft brow, in recullective awe,
The full-wing'd barks now meet, now swiftly Bore for a while th’indented marks of age ;
And leave long traces in the liquid glass : Bay of Biscay.
Light boats, all fail, athwart the currents Oh, may no raging Northern blaft portend bound,
[round. Th' approaching tempest, harvest's dreadful And dot with Mining (pecks the surface
fiend! Nor with the day the sea-born fplendours Quick thro’the valethy riches would it sweep, ceale:
Nor leave the imalieit trace behind, When ev'ning lulls each ruder gale to peace,
The gleaner's fazy boon to find, The rifing moon with filv'ry lustre gleams,
But all o'erwheim beneath the stormy deep. And Thoots acrossthefood herquiv'ring buams. Should F? y bear thee, on the weighing Or, if deep sloom fucceed the sultry day,
(mead, On Ocean's bosom native meteors play, To chale the timid hare through heath or Flash from the wave, pursue the dipping oar, be thy first aim to me at break of mora : And roll in faming billows to the thore. Lo! blooman health, the florid face,
Companion ever of the early chace ; ON THE POEMS OF J. AIKIN, M.D. Whilft echoes far the soul-enliv’ning horn. BY DR. CRANE.
Or should the stag for royal sport delight,
Thro' Windsor's forest see he bends his Hight, Ne noceam grato uricor libi carmine. Ovid.
Dares ev’n in Thames's dang'rous stream to HE Child of Genius, born in Heav'n
Ah, vain 's thy art the scent to lose !
The deep-ton'd hound thy steps pursues,
These are thy joys, O Autumn! these thy
Superior far to all on foreign shores!
Your arms for war to bend the bow,-
Repel the Gaul, insidious fo9,-
BY A LATE EMINENT AND UNFORTU,
WHAT then ! shall schemes of Love
O'erbalance Country, Duty, and the Gods? For me-- who scarcely venture to aspire Said not my Soldier, “ Love, I'm wholly To catch a spark of thy celeftial fire,
Must laugh at all the weaknesses below him
Love, and its soft alsociates, muit ditlolve
Before the warm, the blizing Sun of Glory.
These are indulgences but form'd for those The fickle now demands thy rofi'ring care ;
Whvie varrow'd views ne'er peep beyond
their home. Adorn thy trelles from the wheaten theafs Luxurious Summer's suitry heat
The captive bird may sing away its time, Yields to thy well-attemper'd feet,
And niake the best of ills it cannot mend; The teeming earth implores again relief.
Brit the hold eaglc scorns to hide himself
Amongst the quivering leaves, and trill soft
PETER, WHO DIED APRIL 10, 1791.
dead! Whilst o'er the far-extended corn,
The graveit form, the gravest head! • Sheafd bis capacious barns t'adorn, From glare and noise he chose to go, The Farmer gladly views his future gain. To quict, in the shades below. W.
MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY or
FRANCE ; continued from p. 860.
same tendency with those the Department of Arden, ftating, that M. from the fugitive officers at Mons, (see p. de Bouillé was at the abhey of Orval, two 860,) were addressed to different officers at leagues distant from Montmedi, with an Dunkirk ; ftating, that tbe fugitives were in army of fifteen thousand men. Another high spirits, and tisat the day of attack was letter from the faine place reduces this numactually fixed. On these letters being read, ber to niceen hundred men. it appeared that M. d'Artois was invented Friday, July 8.) An address was read from . with full powers from the King to assemble M. Calonne, late Secretary to the King, with an army in the Low Countries; and that M. an offer of sco livres for the fupport of the de la Chatre and M. de la Queuilere were his troops to defend the frontiers. Adjutants General.
A supply of twenty-six millions was voted After these letters were read, M. Ramels from the Fund of Extraordinaries, to make neparet informed the Assembly, that in the good the deficiencies of the preceding month. Southern, as well as the Northern frontiers, A Remonftrance was read from the Spaattempts had been made to reduce the fol nith Ambaffador, against the stoppage of diers.
some plate at Quillebænf, the property of This being fully confirmed, it was deter- the Queen of Portu51. mined to defer no longer than the next day The Assembly decreed, that no interrupthe Decree against the Emigrants, that, as tion 1hould be given to any merchandize but they were so bury in their intrigues to disturb warlike stores ini bullion ; and that the imthe peace of the kingilom, the Allembly portation of new plate and jewels should should withhold from them the means of dos continue free. ing mischief.
Soeurd.ay, July 9.] The Assembly palsed a In the evening, M. Foucade rose, and, in Decree for the encouragement of the whale the name of 290 Members of the Assembly, fishery, declared for the inviolability of the person of
M. Vernier, in the name of the Commirthe King, and for the right of the sacred fioners appointed, brought forward the law blood of the Bourbons. We shall conci- respecting Emigrants, which had for its obnue,” said he, “ to atlift at the deliberations ject the leizure of the effects of Emigrants, of the National Allembly, but take no part who, in the cou le of one month, reckoning in their Decrees, not having in view the in from the publication of the Decree, shall not tereft of the only object which remains for return into the kingdom ; and even to conus to defend.”
fiscate their effects, if they do not return be. A letter from the Commisfioners sent to fore the month of October : reserving, howAlsace stated, that the Monks and disattected ever, the rights of relations and creditors. Priests had already been but too successful in Some debate took place on the principle misleading the inhabitants of the country, and of the proposed Decree. One party intilted that there was a neceflity of adopting some that it was a violation of the Rights of Man. vigorous measures to stop the growing evil. The other party contended, that, against a
Tbursday, July 7.] The President ac law calculated for the security of all men, 110 quainted the Assembly, that he had received man had a right to complain. a communication from the King.
After a long and interesting debate, the A letter was read from the Commissioners Allembly at length adopted a new principle, sent to the Departments of the North Calais and, holding it equitable that a man migli, and Aism, stating, that the officers and the in place of personal services, pay a sum of soldiers took the oath with the utmost readie money without confiscation of property, deness, and were followed by the National creed, that all Emigrants (travellers, 1100Guard, a fine body of men, and well dici- riously known as such, excepted) shall pay plined ; that the greatest order was main- treble taxes. tained, and the places in the utmost security. The President gave notice, that the re
M. Vernier proposed the following De- mains of Voltaire would arrive on Sunday on crees :
the ruins of the Bastile, ani on Moody be 1. That all the people of France have a conveyed to those of Descartes and Miraright to go out of the kingdom, and to retạrn, beau. -The Allembly ordered twelve of its at their pleasure.
Members to attend this ceremony. 2. The Legislative Body have a right to M. Cazules sent to the President his letter call upon every individual for aid, in case of of refignation, in these words : “ I liave the neceflity.--This law shall be followed by a honour to inform the National Allembly, proclamation, which shall determine the con that I rengn my office." dition on which it is founded.
One of the Secretaries gave notice of nuThis law occasioned much debate, and merous Addreiles from all parts of the emwas ordered to be reconsidered on Saturday, pire, announcing the walterable resolution GINT. MAG, 0.9uber, 1771.
o all Citizens to hazard their lives in de pened at Varennes is well known ; but there Lace of the Constitution. And a letter, is one circumstance in the King's behaviour Jated Besançon, from the Committioners fent while there, that the publick are not so well to examine the state of the frontiers, where acquainted with. While in the house of the N. Toulangeon had established posts, takes Procureur, he said to those about him, who notice, that all attempts on that side would represented the neceflity of his return to he fruitless, and that more troops would only Paris, “I am your King !--Placed in the be an incumbrance.
capital amidst bayonets ind poignards, I fly Letters from the fugitive officers at Mons to the provinces, to seek that peace and tranwere then read, inviting their fellow-officers quillity which all of you enjoy here:-1 can to join them, and promiting rank and pay to not remain at Paris, but at the risk of life.those who shall join them.
I and my family shall die if we remain [About this time, a Memoir from the there.” Prince of Condé was circulared, by way of After this detail of facts, the reading of answer to the Decree of the Allembly of the which took up a long space of time, the Re1.th of June, the authenticity of which has port went to the three main questions, Whebeen denied, and is therefore disregarded.] ther the king could constitutionally be put to
Sunday, July 10.] M. Freteau read leven his trial? Whether his friglit be a crime ral papers relative to the pretendal invasion against the Constitution? And, lastiy, Wheof the Spaniards; and one from M. de Lal
ther any acculation will Itand against those ey, Commandant in Catalonia, to M. Collet, who have been aiding and abetting in the in which that officer complains vehemently flight? against the ordinary intercourse between the In treating the two first of these points, two nations being interrupted.
the principles of the Conditution' are deve Read two letters from the Department of loped with clearness and precifion. the Lower Pyrennees, acquainting the Ar The reporter began by obierving, “ That, is sembly, that nine Bithops had taken refuge forming a Conftitution, you have adop:ed a at Ustarck, where they are busy in sowing Monarchical Government. It is for the Nasedition, and lighting-up a civil war. tion, and not for the King, that you have
Some letters were read from the Spanith made the throne hereditary, and ettablished: Court, relative to the affair of the French such a Government, that the Constitution has King.
nothing to fear, either from the energy or Monday, July 11.) A call of the Aliembly the incapacity of a King. took place. It was debated what puniih “ It is not for the Monarch; it is not on a ment Tould be inflicted on absentees, and fuperftitious principle, or a political idolatry, agreed that their names should be left out of that the inviolability is become not the prithe list.
vilege of the person of the King, but the A Decree passed, on the mode of assessing necessary attribute of the power. The funcwood.
tions of the King are inseparable from his A Deputation from the Free-school at person; the King is not a Citizen, but he is Derlin was admitted to the bar ; and the a powit. If this power were pot indepenSpeaker concluded his address to the scholais dent, he would soon be destroyed by that with an exhortation never to employ their power on which he would depen. For exe talents to the injury of their country, but in ample: if he depended on the Legislative all their transactions to have its interest in Body, that body, by continually comprelins view.
his action, would usurp his rights. Wedne fday, July 13.] A Decree paffed, for “Without the attribute of inviolability, the regulating the falt-works of Montmorot. King might be brought before the Tribunals
This day the Report of the seven Com. for actions which might not be crimes agint mittees on the affairs of the King took place. the Constitution ; but the truth could not be The debate began by M. Muguet's reading known and acknowledged till after the pro. the Report; the object of which was, i. cels: and thus the digiuly of the Executive The fact, the circumi'a ces, and mode, of Power might be incessantly tarnished. Howthe King's escape, the perions concemned in ever', as it is possible that the King may be it, ani tie moiives. 2. fc itate ttie man induced to criminal actions against the Core ner in which the Allembly ouglat, according Ititution, in this case the Law would attri. to the laws of the Coniliuiion, to conduct bute insanity to him, and give him a Regent. theinselves tou?nds the King. And, 3. how It is according to these principles, thai, if the leveral perfons concerned in the escape you confuer tire King culpable, your conta @light to be treated.
duct towards hiin ought to be deternuncil. hoithiegid to the liet, it appeared that, “ The next question is, Whether hus elcare nine duys before the escape, the Queen lad be a crime against the State ? ben inde 2007":2inted with the meatures “ Your own Ducrees are to decide this conlcribd, and that the ind in every respect question. Conilin u to her inductims; that, if the “The third article ofthe Decree of the 28th kuing
had been equaily lipun luis guard, they of March lays : “ The King, the first pubbxd 10t been detected. Most of whal kip- hic functionary, ouglis to keep his residence