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Why, sir, we know that inferences just
How well this observation applies to and sent them swarming back into the bive; Are drawn from premises when well discuss'd ; him, let the following, which is a fair They came out dead, but now they're all alive." Some measures may be censur'd in detail, But the great principle will never fail,
specimen in verse of one of his speeches I walk'd away, but, when I came to look When, from the proposition, comes that sense in prose, testify :
At all the pains the lazy rascal took, Which proves the necessary consequence. (A
-6" The House, I think, will find I soon exclaim'im" You prince of stupid laugh.)
That matters may with questions he combin'd; brutes! My noble friend and I have ever tried,
Which have no common texture in their loom, Upon any sowl you've torn up all the roots!" Upon tbis principle, our plans to guide ; If party will be warp'd to give them room; The fellow stood, and, gaping like a fool, But, I lament, sir, that in times like these, Th’invectives we have heard from t'other side Listen'd awhile most insolently cool, Do what they will, no ministers can please.”' Came floating on the perforating tide
“Then, sir,” says he, “ don't say a word
Is wash'd with all the noxious weeds of speech The trees, I know, will grow as well without 'm."
(Laughter.), 'He, who, living, for each creature lives, Of moral action takes a lawless swing ;
Need I observe how well this case applies
By faction question'd in its public chinks ; To pluck those roots from which the church and
King, He rises to present a petition, to Within the reach of that outrageous gall, And all the lords, and all the judges spring? complain of the couduct of some ma
Which blinds the senses and corrupts the heart; None will assert, that, if the roots were gone, gistrate ; and the silly, trifling, and when black sedition runs its odious race When none are spar'd who act an honest part; The trunks would thrive as bitherto they've
done. affected sensibility of this gentleman, is To subjugate the intellectual pace,
Sir, as for freedom, we have quite enough! very wel! liit off in the following story which leads to social order by a course, The Mayor of Galway gave a smart rebuff which he relates :
Distinct from mobs and democratic force, To one Tim Shaughnessy, the other day, "A little boy, who drove a little ass,
And turns the scale of equi-pendent pow'r Who wish'd to dictate rather than obey; A month ago, thro' Fulham chanc'd to pass ;
Obedient to the working of the hour, And ask'd the worthy magistrate to call Two pendant baskets which the donkey bore,
That working which the Constitution feels, A public meeting, with intent to brawl Contain'd its master's last remaining store
As each new impulse operates on wheels Against the constitution of the land. Of baking apples, which, in tedious rout,
That never cease their circumambient rounds, “ Tim," says the may's, “ I'll answer your deThe little vagrant daily hawk'd about.
Yet never go beyond their proper bounds. (A inand, Not far from Fulham had he bent his way,
By letting Galway see your naked back, When his poor ass, with fear, began to bray; At such a time I see, with great regret,
Ifone word more of politics you clack; And well it might--for snon a fellow grapples who draw upon their figurative stores That in this House some gentleinen are met, You are, I find, a most inhuman pig;
You don't regard the venerable wig The harmless lad, and tumbles out his apples. But, why thiş outrage ?--Sir, 1 know not why, And speak in terms which no man can endure To countenance the clamour out of doors, Upon the parson, or the parish priest,
You've turn'd philosopher, you dirty beast": Except that in each basket chanc'd to lie Of individuals scrupulously pure.
(Much laughter.) A quartern loaf, which some vile baker swore Had left his basket half an hour before, Really, sir, it is too much to brook
Here is a mayor on whom we can depend, Alleging, as a proof of what he said,
That such a worthy man as Mister Cmok I always was and still will be bis friend ; That he could well identify the bread;
Should have his name draggd forth to public His uncle's grandson, Mr. Daly knows, scorn ;
To me some lasting obligations owes. And that the boy upon his dog had gain'd While he was by a customer detain'd.
No better man, I'm sure, was ever born. I made him bailiff of my own estate ;" Was ever tale more clearly void of truth ?The breath of calumny could never reach
(Hem! question ! question!) Yet, neither could the innocence nor youth
The spotless character' of Sir John L-ch, D-ck." Wait a little, wait! Of this poor lad secure him from a goal ;
A man whose mind no pow'r on earth could But one word morè, sir, and I shall sit down. He had no friends, so could procure no bail.
(Hear, hear, cries N-L1 ;-hear, cries D-pl The magistrate, a scandal to the land,
If standing prostrate justice marr'd the way; B-r-n,) Refus'd to listen,-would not understand
A man, who in his public conduct shews Horace compar'd his nation to a ship, The artless story which the prisoner told,
The private qualities by which he rose. (AI sometimes into that fipe author dip; How be bought bread, his apples when he sold. A man, of all, who knows not to collapse
And now I say- noris novi fuctugm".
“I rise to order," cries Sir WC-rt-s: To Newgate, sir, at once he had him sent,
With circumstances into open gaps ; And, still on cruel violence intent,
No member ought to quote broad Irisk bere." He thus address'd him, with unfeeling heart: Nor seeks, by retrogressive movements, to ad.
(A laugh.) · You graceless thief, your back is sure to Tho'retmgression may sometimes enhance
“ Irish !” says D-ck:.“ Irish it may appear To those who sit in judgment at Guildhall
, smart; The value of that honourable prize
To ev'ry alderman both great and small; The cat shall teach you people's goods to pass, Which fair ambition holds before its eyes.” And steal no loaves when next you drive your
But, in this house, it will be understood • Smell-Journal W-ne' next speaks,
As Latin, metaphorically good
Sir W-m explains: These were the words, the barb'rous words, he and is followed by
“ Yes, 1. perceive I made a slight mistake ;-". spoke;
John Cam, the glory and the rising hope D-ck: I once mistook a gander for å drake.' But words cannot describe the piteous look
Of fam'd Sir Francis,' Which the dumb brute, with terror and dismay,
The city worthy, Alderman Woud, Cast on the boy, as he was borne '
though lashed in ryhme, is praised in Now, sir, I ask, is not this flagrant case, Latin quotations is well ridiculed. To British justice, a most foul disgrace. Speaking of Latin quotations, brings Chief magistrate of the city, and for
, in a note, for his activity, as Can we can we, I say, sir, can we sit The noble lord map and such disgrace permit? us to the worthy member for Galway, his humanity in rescuing the three code walls,
who, in the course of a very luminous demned Irishmen from the allows But, as for me, my duty I'll fulfil,
speech, introduces the following epi. The minute detail of this worthy bur And “drag the struggling monster into day," sode :Who dar'd to act (Hear, hear, from I have a garden, sir, at Connamarra,
gess is well described, but we have C-st-rgh;)
Where Mick Mullowny one day drev the har- only rooin for the exordium of his Yes, this I'll do, I tell the noble lord,
speech. Unless the boy is to his ass restor'd.'
“Now Mick," says I,“ take eare of the young Now sapient wd, that alderman so great, Castlereagh bext
Who, in the pomp and pageantry of state, stands forth,
fear,” says he, " 'tis / that sav'd the For two whole years a city monarch shone, By nativo ease to give his nonsense worth.' bees,
Dispensing justice from his cockney throne.
And sending harlots, with their fashmen, hop-On these, a bold and independent race, . it again to the hammer, it only fetched ping, The partial minister confers no place.
875, guineas. Beyond the bounds of Temple Bar and Wap- Too proud to sue, they never haunt the spot ping; Where the rewards of bows and scrapes are got.
The diary of Roger Payne is in ; w_d, whom the halls of Brandenburgh confess But is it, sir, because a Scotchman's feet
prose; this honest trudesman was u The boldest squire of ladies in distress; Daun's chance to lead himn into Downing book binder, who lived close to the Whom Count Vassali bails with heartfelt glee, Street,
Mew's Gate, and he has had all the And Countess Oldi calls her cher ami, Or near the Treas'ry, that he must forgo
immortality that bibliomania can confer Because their pensions, as they think, were The claims of justice ? Sir, I answer, no!
on him for his skill in his art or prosav'd
As clever men as ever crossd the Tweed
fession. Whatever talent, however, he Now does he in his wonted style essay Of stupid cockneys, insolent and vain, possessed in this lipe, he must not be A congruous, clear, consecutive display. Who all the places on the Thames obtain : thought to have been infected with the « I hope and trust the house will not expect On ev'ry wharf where colliers land their cual, That I should now ber Majesty protect, The cockney rules with absolute control.
mania of his employers, as will be seen By telling of the various facts I know; In short, because he has a lucky vot *
from one or two extracts from his diAnd I ashore the house they'll give a blow,- He's sure to get whatever can be bot t. A blow, that, falling like a clap of thunder,
#Vote.' † Bought.'
Saturday. - Took Sir John Trusthold's Will strike nation and the house with wonder. Sir, this corrupt monopoly is vile,
six folio volumes of Turnpike Tickets to I was at breakfast, in my morning gown, And I'll give nottice in a little while
his house in C-_square, No. 1. to My eldest daughter, then, was out of town; Of some decisive motion that shall make
3690 from 1757 to 1771 : bound in the My youngest boy was sitting by my side ; The city jobbers and their masters quake."
best Levant morocco, nicely inlaid, with My eldest son had just gone out to ride :
(Cheers and laughter.) My cook and butler had that day got marry'd,
a ruled border round each-squared true
Here we terminate, and we could not with the compasses--the dirty ones reAnd, three months after, the poor bride mis- do it at a more appropriate expression, quired several washings to take out the carry'd.
(A laugh.) I'm thus minute, to shew that I can tell
for if the perusal of this very smart dirt and grease-made them quite clean; The very day I heard from Serjeant Pell little work does not produce • cheers sewed with the best silk; no false bands A fine quotation- forget the book,
and laughter,' we shall henceforth made them open well-took a great deal From which these words the learned serjeant huve no faith in our judgment, and no of time finishing -Sir John's arms on the “ But he who filches from me my good name," very enviable opinion of the reader's first, and afterwards the gold laid on, and Let all the Queen's traducers, to their shame, understanding.
worked off again-carefully and honestly Observe the words, and learn at last to stop ;
done, Now off to France I soon resolv'd to pop. I certainly no longer could remaip,
Wednesday.- Sir John gave me sevenA Dialogue in the Shades ; between From circumstances which I can't explain;
William Carton a Bibliomaniac, and teen volumes of smal outlandish books, I take no credit in the thing, not I ;
William Wynken, Clerk, Rare Do- Elserurs be called them, for bioding in My services I uzver could deny
ings at Roxburghe Hall, a Ballad.be well beat to stretch them out, and with
plain morocco, single lines-ordered to To any lady; and for Caroline,
The Diary, of Ruger Payne. 8vo. stilted boards to make them look tall. Our gracious Queen! my life I would resign.'
London, 1821. The barbarous pronunciation of the
Sir John told me to be sure to put plenty modern Whittington does not, of Our readers will this week have the of alum in iny paste, and bind the worms, course, escape Mr. Woodfall,
bane and antidote set before them.' to prevent thein from breeding.!
We have already devoted some space mast pass over Mr. Brougham, though
Roger next visits Mr. Gorge-Book, he satirist has been quite at home to the last production of the first of a great collector of old songs, strange pith bim, to notice
biblioinaniacs, and we now turn to a stories, and doleful ditties,' whon, after • That plodding pioneer,
very smart jeu d'esprit on biblioma- wading through long alleys and rows of lume, who, in despite of himself and niacal follies, which it happily ridicules, quires and bound, he at last finds blockhe house, renders good service to the while it censores with due severity ed up in a corner :country, by his unconquerable perti- those pretended patrons of literature, He had just finished collating a little nacity and zeal. Among articles that whose only object is
book called the “ Mousings of Tibby, the require retrenchment, the member for
. to look
Black Cat ;" which he told me he had
bought at the last Chumcheat sale for Aberdeen complains of the dress of the On tatter'd scraps of ancient book ; A catchword seize as quick as Barto,
twenty six pounds and fifteen shillings; yeomen of the guard, and the expense of And tell a folio from a quarto;
and that it was a unuch.* It so happened, the men who have 30l. per annum, in Uniques with piercing eye to ken,
as I told him, that I had the week before the island of Ceylon, for guarding ele- Prize one of two leaves more than ten ; bound a very fine copy of the same unuch phants’ teeth. He has, however, a Old Homer, Pliny, Plato, Cæsar,
for Miss Felissa C. who has a very more serious charge to '
make against Discard for Tom, the courtly sneezer; large collection in the Pussy line : this lady Ministers--that of veglecting his coun. “ Joe Splynter's gestes” and “ Withers' crums"
was a very good customer of mine, and I Prefer to Philo's axioms.' trymen in the affair of the
took great pains to inake her unuch as The · Rare Doings at Roxburghe- beautiful as possible, by picking the best .' COAL METERS. * The house, I hope, will give me leave tu ada Halli is an imitation of the well-known leaves out
of three copi's: this I reckoned A word or two upon a case so bad
ballad of Chevy Chase, in honour of one of my best performances ; and, as it That language of the strongest kind must fail the sale, of the Valdrafer Decameron, 1 gave great satisfaction to Miss Felissa, Its gross injustice fairly to detail. which, after a spirited contest, was pur myself to Mr. Gorge-Book, than by tell
thought I could not better recommend Ít shows how far a system can proceed By which alone the drones of office feed,
chased at the Duke of Roxburghe's ing him how tastily it was bound-when A system that, regardless of their worth,
sale at the immense sum of 22601. by I talked of the three copies, I observed Neglects those bardy vei’nans from the north, the Marquess of Blandford, now the him to make a wry face, but could not My countrymen, who fought before they fed, Duke of Marlborough. 'Bibliomania guess why: after a little shaking of the While lazy Cockneys gorg'd and went to bed:
has somewhat declined since then, as, (4 laugh.)
* Without adverting to the gender of the No Abercrombies, Douglasses, or Grahams,
when his Grace, after having the toy in cat, it is conjectured Roger mispelled the word, Are station'd as coal-meters on the Thames. his possession half a dozen years, sent I which probably meads unique. -S.
under lip, all was smooth again. Being The passage we shall select as a spe
JOAN OF ARC": always very careful not to offend, I con-cimen of the poem, must come home cluded he was not displeased with my to every bosom where nature and af. It was during the last domination of the behaviour, but that something unpleasant fection reign. It is on the death of a Maid of Orleans, was executed at Rouen.
English, that Joan of Arc, called the at that moment canie across him. Desired
child: his Cat-Book to be bound exactly in the same way, that is in gray tortoise shell, The cherub hasted to its native home.
"O she is gone!
This atrocious procedure, which must be
attributed partly to the policy of the fowith a great variety of cats-cye tooling on All-wasting death bath triumphed o'er my partly to the superstitious bigotry and
reign power which then held Normandy, the back and sides, and the inside lined with water-tabby-promised me " Wits' Sweet wither'd lily! thou wast riven and Aung narrow spirit of the times, and partly, Bedlam” and nineteen more unuchs, as he Across my shaking knees, a lovely wreck perhaps, to revenge, is connected not only called them, when I had finished the Cat. Of innocence and beauty. Long I saw,
with the history of Rouen, where it took * Thursday.-Carried home the Cat. Book Long, long, the fearful presage hung about place, but also with that of the age. -Mr. Gorge-Book called me a noddy, for Her beauteous features, darkening round her In 1429, France was plunged into an mislettering Mousings Musings.- I de- eyes ;
abyss of calamities and humiliations ; fended myself by telling him, Mr. S. said But they would smile with gladdening love Charles VII retained possession of no that mousings was wrong, and that it ought to me thou wast a plaything beyond price,
more than part of the banks of the Loire; to be as I lettered it: Miss Felissa's copy Health in thy countenance, and sprightliness
a series of defeats had realized the title of was done the same way.'
King of the City of Bourges, which the railThose who are at all acquainted with Of fancy sporting in a pleasant dream. In all thy motions, made thee like a being
lery of his enemies had bestowed on him. the characters and proceedings of the O'twas too like a dream! Thy yellowish locks Enfeebled by his misfortunes, against
which his natural indolence prevented bibliomaniacs will see some very fair of shining hair, parted with infant grace hits at them generally, and will not Upon thy snowy forehead, and thy smilings, bim from struggling with sufficient fortieven fail to identify some gentlemen Pleading expressively when thou would'st play tude, forsaken by the chief supporters of
With my fair sea-shells, tinged with blushing his throne, betrayed by his own mother, who are more immediately alluded to.
this prince, round whom yet rallied a Like thy own ruby lips, and thy clear voice, group of faithful soldiers, had retired into Woman in India. & Poem. With so musical and merry, with thy arms
Touraine. Notes. By John Lawson, Missiona- All plump and white, entwined around my
The appearance of Joan of Arc at this
neck, ry at Calcutta. Part I. Female In- Glow on my anguish'd mind, while I remem
juncture, her solemn assurances of the refluence. Foolscap 8vo. pp. 36.
conquest of France, the enthusiasın which
ber London, 1821. Thy labouring breath when dying; and thy animated her, and which she soon com
municated to others, must undoubtedly While our local, lake, and metropoli
pale tan poets are endeavouring to gratify
Shivering and sickly hands, which could no be attributed to the policy of some of the longer
ministers or persons in power, who, reckus by penning sonnets to their mis- Grasp the cold cup of water; and that look, oning upon the credulity of an ignorant tresses' eyebrows,' or by giving us fic- That plaintive look, which spoke a thousand people, employed this young female as a titious narrations of elfin queens, Mr.
useful instrument. Her mind, imbued Lawson, in a truly derotional and mis- of calm unutterable fondness. Mute
with the superstitious notions which then Became thy little tongue for ever quenched; sionary spirit, tunes the strings of his In settled dimness, were thy sorrowful eyes.
prevailed, and especially at Domremi, harp in behalf of: Woman in India.' Upbraid me not! speak not of the great soul,
her birth-place, led her easily into a bea
lief of pretended revelations. The natuFor this attempt, we give him our Nor shame these burning tears. May not stern ral exaltation which characterized her warmest thanks, and we hope to be
One moment weep? I could not then control able to shew our readers that he is well The tumult of my heart, when death had done
was thereby heightened. There is every
reason to believe, that Joan was thoroughdeserving of them. We think, how- Such deadly work.'
ly convinced, that her mission was truly, ever, had the poem. been written in Were it not for our litnited space, we
divine. Joan, therefore, thinking herself rhyme instead of blank verse, its au- could enlarge this quotation by pas thinking her so too; and this enterprise,
inspired, all France was interested in thor would have enjoyed a larger share sages still more calm and melancholy; which would have been ridiculous had it of popularity with the ladies of Bri- but we must pass them over for our failed, was rendered heroic by its success. tain, to whom it is dedicated, and is readers' closets and retired harbourets. The French must have given credit the designed to attract their attention to- The blemishes, not only of Women in more easily to this miracle, as it seemed wards a most interesting but degraded India,' but of Mr. Lawson's produc- to be announced by ancient prophecies, portion of their own sex. We admit tion, are but few. Without advancing for which superstition had gained implicit that woman's love ought to be as sectarian principles, sweet tones of pu
belief. strong as death and secret as the rity and benevolence pervade the fought, brought victory back to the
Joan of Arc, in the battles which she grave, but we cannot reflect without whole poem; many of its descriptions French barners; and infused such valour the softest emotions of pity, ou the are natural and pathetic; it discovers into the army, that, in the course of a sinsight of a beautiful creature voluntari- much good taste, laudable energy, and gle year, Charles VII. delivered and rely sacrificing her life through a mista- original thought, which rarely fail of took part of the most important cities of this country, when one parent is sepa- minds, and of proving instructive to all ed at Rheims, and inflicted the severest rating from the other in the omnipo- Classes of readers. What the author's blows on the power which had driven him tence of death, the sweetest consola- design may be completed, and oriental
from his very throne. tion of the dying is, that its survivor civilization advanced to the perpetual Maid of Orleans displayed a courage,
During this brilliant campaign, the will prove a guardian to the surviving abolition of those puhallowed and unoffspring, father to the fatherless, natural rites, which at present stain so the Seine," No. 5, whieh contains a highly inter
* Abridged from the Picturesque Tour of - a friend that loveth at all times, extensive a portion of the world, must esting account of Rouen, and four beautifully and that sticketh closer than a bro- be the sincere wish of every benevolent coloured engravings of the Roche', Roboine, .'
And cuterkiy Keview; Forming an Analysis and General Repository of Literature, Philosophy, Science, Arts,
History, the Drama, Morals, Manners, and Amusements.
This paper is published early every Saturday Morning; and is furwardled Weekly, or ju Monthly or Quarterly Parts, throughout the British Dominions.
LONDON, SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 1821.
Beview of New Bcoks.
liance. After leaving in his hands a had ripened into the inost absolute tye
protest aganist it, she externally con- ranoy. Travels of Cosmo the Third, Grand sented with a good grace, and her eso It was to escape the scenes of do
Duke of Tuscany, ihrough England, pousals were solemnized by proxy, at mestic discord, that Cosmo relinduring The Rrign of King Charles the the Louvre, on the 18th of April, 1661. quished the happy clime and polished Second (1669.) Translated from the Scarcely had the princess arrived in -ociety of Florence; and in the mouth of I!alian Manuscript in the Lauren- Tuscany, when she openly expressed Sept. 1668, he set sail from Leghorn, tian Library at Florence. To which an unconquerable dislike to the coun
and landed at Barcelona, and passing is prefired a Memoir of his Life. Il-try, a contempt for the people, and an
from thence to Madrid, in the usual lustrated with a Portrait of his abhorrence of every Italian custom. The incognito of princes, he traversed the Highness, and Thirty-nine Views. character of Cosido, who was proud and whole western part of Spain, and pro 4to. pp. 506. London, 1821. cold, was little calculated to sooth the
ceeded into Portugal. From Lisbon Cosmo the Third, whose travels in disappointed feelings of his bride. he went to Corunua, where he embark, England are now for the first time pre- Domestic fends, which could not be ed for England, and afterwards visited sented to the public, was the son of concealed within the palace, soon fol- Holland and Paris. A most elaborate Ferdinand Il. Grand Duke of Tus- lowed this unhappy union. The prin account was kept of all that occurred cany, and was borp in the year 1642. cess, whose conduct load been highly
in these travels, accompanied by deHis education was entrusted to his mo- censurable, was for some tine exiled signs made upon the spot, wherever ther, who, separated from her husband from the court, and confined to the the royal stranger rested, was received, and surrounded by priests, permitted Villa of Paggio a Cajano. She had or detained. These travels form two his southful mind to contract a disgust not been long in this solitude, when,
immense folio volumes in manuscript, for the pnrsuits of elegant literature, inpatient of confinement, she suddenly which are preserved in the Laurentian and to consider the attainment of true returned to Florence, and throwing her Library at Florence. That part of philosophy as inconsistent with his reli- self into the arms of her husband, she these travels which relates to our own gion; thus, at a period when the in- besought with tears and entrenties a re
country has excited considerable interest tellect is most easily encouraged to en- mission of her offences and oblivion of among the numerous English travellers gage in the pursuits of useful know her conduct.
who have visited Florence.
A reconciliation took ledge, the mind of Cosmo was devoted place, but very soon after she was detect
In this history of his travels, Cosmo to solitude, or exercised only on the ed in forming an intrigue with a French-must be considered as the traveller harren themes of scholastic divinity: man of the lowest rank, a peruqnier it only. Under his direction, the narraHis mind, thus early alienated from all is supposed, with whoin she had pro- tive, or rather jonrnal, was written by vecupations of genius, imimical to poe- jected an elopement. This discovery the celebrated Count Lorenzo Magatry and music, and averse to the natu- produced the necessity of the strictest lotti, one of the most learned and emiTal vivacity and guiety of roath, found guard being placed upon her conduct, nent characters of the court of Ferdino pleasure but in the conversation of and this restraint still more increased nand II. The friendship and correspriests and the ceremonies of the Catho- her desire of fight; so that, when in pondence which this elegant scholur lic religion; and his father, too late Pisa, it was discovered that she had enjoyed with Lord Somers, and Sir Isarc discovering that error which entrusted formed a plan of escape by associating Newton (by, whom he was denominated his education to the maternal care of with a coinpany of gypsies. So dis- the magazine of good taste'), elevates the grand duchess, sought to rectifs graceful an attempt could scarcely have the character of the varrative, and adds its defects by an appropriate murriaye. been credited, had she not been over- considerably to its interest. Many princesses were offered to his heard, from a window of the paluce, The period in which these travels choice, and, amongst other, one of the carrying on her treaty with these tiewe were undertaken, was not, perhaps, the exiled family of the Stuarts; but the fear allies. We will not irace this princess most favourable to our national chaof giving offence to Cromwell, induced through the succeeding years of her racter. A licentious court, which will Ferdinand to reject this proposal. One disgraceful life, whichoterininated in never fail to have an extensive influof the daughters of Gaston, Duke of 1721. She had been long separated ence on the manners of a people, had Orleaus, appeared the most eligible al- from Cosmo, and had 'resided in just succeeded the whining hypocrisy liance, and Margaret Louisa, the eld. France; for some time she was at a of Cromwell's puritanical goveroment, est, a princess of rare beauty and ex- conrent at Montmartre, the discipline of and the recent restoration of the exiled traordinary vivacity, whose hopes had which she grossly violated, but she still family, had carried the public fro been directed to the French 'throne, had the protection of the French court, publicanism to a blind and infatua ed was compelled by the authority of which shielded her from the revenge of attachment to royalty. The travels of Louis XIV. to accept the Tuscau a!- her liusband, whose monkish solitude Cosmo will, however, be reud wiib Voc. III.
great interest, as they afford a transient which they rent, they give three-fourths of a circular form, situated in another diview of the state of society at that time, of the produce, reserving to themselves rection with respect to the larger fortificanot only in the metropolis, but through-only one-fourth. A Catholic priest at tion, appears to favour this supposition. out the kingdom. The drawings made tends them, who is subordinate to the At last you reach the camp, which, inof the different towns and houses are
apostolical internuncio of Flanders, and stead of being composed of earth conveyhighly interesting, and when contrasted
who lives there clandestinely, celebrating ed thither, appears very clearly to have
mass in a house wliere they assemble se- been an isolated mountain, and cut al! with the present state of many of these cretly, to avoid those molestations to round into three tiers of very high enplaces, show an advancement which which they would unquestionably be sub trenchments, distinct from each other, could scarcely have been expected, ject, if they were discovered ; and each with wide ditches between. The; shape even in the course of a century and a person contributes six shillings towards cannot be exactly ascertained, appearing half. bis maintenance,'
for the most part circular; but'in some This work is said to be a faithful
Lord John Roberts was, at that time, places the angles may be clearly perceivtranslation from the original Italian, Viceroy of Ireland, and the profits ed, yet without one's being able accuby a distinguished pen. It is a plain which he received from the government, rately to distinguish the plan. There are and inartificial narrative, recording
are stated, perhaps, 'not very correctly, which the three tiers of entrenchments events as they occurred during the at 40,000l. perannum. Having inspect- multiplied into numerous other fortificaprogress of the prince, and describing ed some cabins belonging to the pea- tions, which served perhaps better to seplaces as they really appeared. As il- sants, the prince found they had no cure the ingress, as it is at present the lustrative of England at an interesting place to rest upon but the bare earth; custom to conceal the gates of fortresses period, the work is curious and valua- and, having caused them to be recon behind a double half moon. Hillocks of ble, and we regret that it has been noitred for curiosity, he discovered eartlı, which are reported to bave been
monuments of Roman soldiers and cappublished'in a form so expensive, as to that within they lived like wild beasts. prevent its being read so universally
tains, are scattered all over the surround
After remaiving in Ireland four might have been wished. five days, the prince re-embarked, and, thirty miles in every direction.'
ing country, and extend to the distance of The journal is interspersed with cha- touching at the Scilly Islands, landed at racteristic sketches of the inhabitants,
On his way to town, Cosmo stopped Plymouth, where he was received with the court, and nobility; an account of the the accustomed salutes from the castle, Earl of Pembroke, which was then, as
at Wilton, the country house of the various sects at that time known in fortress, &c. Among the
now, celebrated for its rich furniture England, the laws and constitution of paid their respects to the prince was and splendid productions of the fine the country, &c.
Sir Jonathan Spark, who, we are told, Cosmo embarked at Corunna, on possessed an estate ofa thousand pounds
• Here his highness returned the visit board the English ship Portland, on a-year; consequently, he is considered of a young unmarried daughter of the the 19th of March, 1669. The
the principal person of the place.' earl (another being married to the Baron
captain, mistaking the British Channel for Ten times this sum would not now en- Paulet) and dined. There was prepared that of St. George, landed the prince title a man to be so considered at Ply- for his highness, at the head of the table, in Ireland instead of England; and
mouth. The manufacture of white an arm-chair, which he insisted upon the the first description in the journal is lace was then so common, that, our tra- young lady's taking; upon which the earl that of Kinsale, of which we have a veller says, there was not a cottage instantly drew forward another similar view. Of this part of Ireland, we are Somerset, where it was not made in stools. His highness oblig in the whole counties of Devon and one, in which the serene prince sat, in the
highest place; all the rest sitting upon told, that
the earl to • The greater part of the inhabitants are great quantities. When at Dorchester, take the place nearest to him, though in English, who were restored by the royal the prince visited the celebrated Roman his own house; and there were at table, clemency to the possessions of which they amphitheatre, which is thus des-besides all his highness's gentlemen, the had been deprived by the preceding cribed :
sheriff and several other gentlemen, in all kingộ, and particularly by Cromwell; and When the magistrates were gone, his sixteen. The dinner was superb, and came to inbabit this island, and having highness mounted his horse with his at- served in a noble style; they remained at established several colonies, gave their tendants, and with a retinue composed of table about two hours.' In the course of minds to cominerce. The Catholics of many of the inhabitants of the town, and the afternoon, his highness went down inKinsale, who are also scattered over the was conducted by the mayor to see a ce- to the garden, and entertained himself a surrounding territory, are estimated at lebrated antiquity, two miles distant, call. long time in conversation with the earl about two hundred ; many of them live ed the Roman Camp, and, by the Eng- alone; and as it was nearly sun-set, he miserably in the country, in mud cabins, lish, Fossway, it being an ancient tradi- walked about the garden, through the cen. badly thatched with straw, sleeping on the tion, that the Roman armies, who subdued tre of which flows a river called the Nadground on short mats, and subsisting this country, were there reduced to straits der, which passes under a bridge on a lechiefly on fish and cockles, which are on a certain occasion. A little more than vel with the ground, and produces trout much smaller than the oyster, and are two musket shots from the place, is seen in abundance. His highness went to see found in these seas, adhering to the rocks; an elevated mound of earth, more than the grotto, rough-cast with pumice stone they have seldom an opportunity of eat- twice the height of a man, of an oval and cockle shells; several fountains that ing bread. Since the insurrection of this form, which served for a theatre, as the play in different ways; some rooms newkingdom, they have been considered al- inhabitants have a notion, judging not only ly built, as well for pleasure as for the most as the people of a conquered coun- from the shade as before-mentioned, but convenience of a foundry; and the maze try, and are treated as slayes, being from its having an inclination or declivity park, and whatever else of the pleasurable obliged to cultivate the ground, and to ac similar to that of theatres. It appears ra- and agreeable the nature and character of count to the owner even for their scanty ther that this might be an advanced post, the country affords. He then went to profits. They pay to Southwell, the pro- it being betwixt the camp and the town, view the rest of the palace, which is riche prietor of this desert
, a guinea and a half and having, as they say, a subterraneous y ornamented with many pictures of Vana year for ille rent of a cabin and a few passage, by which it communicates with dyke; and as evening now drew near, square yards of land ; and for the farms! it; moreover, another similar enclosure, I went back to Salisbury, accompanied by