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of King Charles I., were deprived by the and his highness, and followed by the rest | ed to his highness by his Majesty, and seProtector Cromwell, of such decorations of the company, adjourned into the first conded by all present, for the continuaas displayed the magnificence of royalty. apartment, where he chatted for a time tion of a sincere friendship, and a confir. This usurper caused the pictures to be re with his accustomed affability, and then mation of the alliance between the royal moved, which, besides adding to the returned to the palace incognito, as he family and the most Serene House of beauty of their interior, afforded an op had come.'

Tuscany. After supper, his Majesty portunity of admiring and appreciating On the king's birth-day, in order to passed nearly an hour in conversation in the the style of the most celebrated masters celebrate it with some especial tokens prince's apartments, till he was informed in that art; so that all that is now worth of joy,

that the carriages were ready for his return seeing consists of a few pieces of painting

His highness caused to be construct to the palace. The king then went down by a good hand, placed there by the ed, in the open place before the Earl of stairs with the duke, and with the whole king: Besides the sumptuousness of this St. Alban's house, in which his highness of his retinue, in the same form that he building, and the pleasantness of the gar- lodged, a machine, with different fanciful had observed in coming, and was accomdens, the amusements of hunting and fish-artificial fire-works and squibs, which, as

panied by his highness to the cloor of the ing are not wanting, those diversions be- far as the shortness of the time and the house, and as far as the carriage. Having ing at hand in the park, which is of con- skill of the artist pernitted, were well stepped into the carriage with the duke; siderable size, both in length and breadth, contrived, and, during a great part of the his Majesty renewed his expressions of served deer feed. To vary the delights focked thither in great numbers to see off, the king's majesty intreated the prince inclosing large meadows, where the pre- night, served to amuse the populace, who courtesy and gratitude to his highness; of these beautiful premises, several canals them, and to participate in the liberality or ponds are distribnted in different of the prince, who, for their greater grati- / to retire to rest as soon as possible, on acparts of the park, in whose transparent fication, distributed among them several count of the fatigue which lie would have waters quantities of fish are seen sporting, casks "of Italian wine and beer, which to undergo on the following day, which which are reserved for the diversion of called forth increased applause, seconded

was fixed for his departure; but his highangling.' by

ness, keeping his hand upon the door of The courts of law and the two houses bỉnes, which were let off by the individu- the carriage, tor prevent it from being of parliament next occupied the atten- als of his highness's court.”

closed, instead of taking leave, with great tion of the Grand Duke, and he is On the evening before the Grand to wait on his Majesty to the palace, in

address stepped himself into the carriage, very, particular in describing the pro- Duke's departure, the king did him spite of the opposition of the latter.' credings in both, and giving a list of all the honour to sup with him, at the The space we have already devoted the members. Among the noblemen house of his highness, when a curious to this work, precludes us from quotwith whom the Grand Duke dined, scene took place:

ing the grand duke's description of the was the Duke of Buckingham, the • The entertainment was most superb, court, of the metropolis, or of the vaKing and the Duke of York being both as to the quantity and quality of the rious religious sects, which are dispresent:

dishes, and as to the rarity and exquisite:tinctly noticed; and we shall, thereThe table was served in a splendid ness of the best Italian wines, and those of style, suitable to the rank of the guests other countries. The supper was served fore, conclude with his highness's chaand the munificence of the host. Toasts up in eighty magnificent dishes ; many

of racter of the English in general, and were not forgotten, being considered an which were decorated with other smaller particularly of the inhabitants of Lonindispensable appendage to English enter ones, filled with various delicious meats. don :tainments

. His highness began by prò. To the service of fruit, succeeded a most • The common people of London, girposing the king and the royal family, excellent course of confectionery, both ing way to their natural. inclination, are which was three times followed up with those of Portugal and other countries, fa- proud, arrogant, and uncivil to foreigners, loud cheers by all present. His highness, mous for the choiceness of their sweet against whom, and especially the French, to do honour to the toast, would have meats, which was in all respects on a par they entertain a great prejudice, and chergiven it standing; but this his majesty with the supper that preceded it. But ish a profound hatred, treating such as would not allow, absolutely compelling scarcely was it set upon the table, when come ainong them with contempt and in. - him to keep his seat. In return for the the whole was carried off and plunder sult. The nobility, though also proud, triple compliment, the king pledged his ed by the people who came to see have not so usually the defects of the highness and the Serene House of Tus- the spectacle of the entertainment; lower orders, displaying a certain degree cany in an equal number of rounds, and nor was the presence of the king suf- of politeness and courtesy towards at the same time accompanied this act officient to restrain them from the strangers; and this is still more the case kindness by taking hold of his highness's pillage of these very delicate viands; with those gentlemen who have been out hand, which he would have kissed; but much less his majesty's soldiers armed of the kingdom, and travelled, they have the prince anticipating him, with the with carabines, who guarded the entrance ing taken a lesson in politeness from the greatest promptitude and address kissed of the saloon, to prevent all'ingress into manners of other nations. Almost all of that of his majesty. The king, repeating the inside, lest the confinement and too them speak French and Italian, and readihis toast, wished to shew the same cour great heat should prove annoying; so ly apply themselves to learn the latter tesy to his highness; but he, withdrawing that his Majesty, to avoid the crowd, was language, from the good will which they his hand with the most delicate respect, | obliged to rise from table, and retire to entertain towards our nation ; and, alwould not permit it, which his majesty his bighness's apartment. In addition to though by their civil treatınent of foreign perceiving, immediately kissed him on the other festivities of the table, there was gentlemen, whom they endeavour to imithe face. The toasts given by his majes. no want of toasts, proposed by his high- tate, they moderate a little that stiffness ty and his highness having been thus mu- ness, to the welfare of his majesty and ihe or uncouthness which is peculiar to them, tually acknowledged and replied to, a royal family, and returned by his majesty yet they fail in acquiring such good manconcluding one was proposed, and drank to his highness's fortunate voyage, and to ners as to put them on a level with the with unbounded applause by the guests the prosperity of his serene house. These easy gentility of the Italians, not being to the intimate union and alliance of the were successively repeated to the same able to get the better of a certain natural Royal House of England and the Most effect by the rest of the guests, so that, by melancholy, which has the appearance of Serene House of Tuscany.

this conviviality, the entertainment was eternally clouding their minds with un: The tables being now removed, his protracted to a great length, and finally pleasant thoughts. majesty arose, and, attended by the dik e concluded with a most-kind wish tender The English in general are, by nature,

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proua, phlegmatic in execution, and pa- nour in the highest respect and venera- volume, on account of its smooth pages uent in their behaviour, so that they never tion. They do not easily fall in love, nor and engraved title. We must not, hurry those who work for them by an in- throw themselves into the arms of men'; however, class Mr. Townshend with discreet impatience, but suffer them to go but if they are smilten by the amorous the mere "mob of gentlemen who write on at their own pleasure and according to passion, they become infatuated, and satheir ability; this proceeds from their mecrifice all their substance for the sake of with ease,' for he does more; he writes lancholy temperament, for which those the beloved object, and if he deserts with elegance, and, in the work before who live in the north of England are more them, they are sunk into great despair and us, which is a formidable one for so remarkable than those in the south; the affliction. Their style of dressing is very young a debutant, displays consideraformer being saturnine, and the latter elegant, entirely after the French fa lion, ble and varied talents. somewhat more lively. They consider and they take more pride in rich clothes include Odles, Songs, Sonnets, &c., a long time before they come to a deter-|(which are worn of value even by women many of which were written between mination ; but having once decided, their of the lowest rank) than in precious jew- the ages of fourteen and sixteen, resolution is irrevocable, and they main- els, all their expense in the latter article

and would do no discredit to an tain their opinion with the greatest ob- being confined to pearls, of which they <tinacy. It is a common custom with the wear necklaces of very great price; con:

author of maturer age.

Among the Jower order of people, however, rather sequently, pearls are in great 'esteem and larger pieces, we have been most than with the nobility, who are less given request in England. They are remark- pleased with the Weaver Boy, a pato it, after dinner or at public houses, ably well informed in the dogmas of the thetic tale, in which sound morality when they are transacting business of any religion they profess; and when they at- flows in pleasing numbers, and a Drakind, to take tobacco, and smoke, so that tend at the discourses of their ministers or matic Ode on the Passions, in whiel there does not pass a day in which the ar- preachers, they write down an abrids: there is a good deal of genius. We tizans do not indulge themselves in going ment of what they say, having in their to the public-houses, which are exceed letters, abbreviations, which facilitate to quote, as an extract, Despair:ingly numerous, neglecting their work, them and to the men also, (thanks to their Last of the Gorgon train, and worst, I come, however urgent it may be; hence it is natural quickness and the acuteness of And lay my icy fingers on bis heart; that the French make fortunes in London, their genius,) the power of doing this with Joy withers at the touch, and Grief is dumh, for, being more attentive to their business, rapidity; and this they do that they may

Feeling is sear’d, yet will not all depart. they sell their manufactures at a lower afterward avail themselves of it in the Unfit to live, yet unprepar'd to die, price than the Englisli, who would fain controversies and disputes which they At war with earth, yet not at peace with qerive the same protit as other artizans, hold on religious matiers. Such and so heaven; however little they work.

great is the respect which the English From all he loathes, endeavouring still to fly, • The English are men of a handsome entertain for their women, that in their

Yet back, for ever back, by furies driven; countenance and shape, and of an agree houses the latter govern every thing de- How shall he gaze around, with madness able complexion, which is attributable to spotically, making themselves feared by fraught, the temperature of the climate, to the na- the men, courageous as they are on other While pang on pang comes grappling with Pure of their food, and to the use of beer occasions, and of a most manly spirit, and

his soul, rather than wine, and, above all, to the valiant in war, both by land and sea, to a And pray but for one hour's suspended thought,

But no! still on the waves of misery roll. salubrity of the air, which is almost always degree that amounts alınost to rashness. clear; that thick atmosphere which is The truth of this remark may be seen hy 'Tiil, sunk in sullen apathy profound, seen from a distance hovering óver Lon- recurring to the history of the tiines when

Worse than extremity of keenest ill, don, not being caused by corrupt vapours, they have been governed by queens, who My winding-sheet shall wrap his soul around, but arising casually from the smoke of the have reigned over them with an authority

Not in repose, but winter's deadly chill. mineral coal from Scotland, which issues that was absolute, and more decided than Such peace is mine, such peace will I bestow, from the chimneys, and which the coal, that of kings themselves.'

But other peace he cannot, shall not know.' being an oleaginous substance, produces Whatever may have been the talents The miscellaneous poems present us in great quantities.

of Cosmo himself, it will be seen from with a pretty piece, intitled 'The women of London are not infe- the preceding narrative, that he was pior to the men, either in stature or in attended by men of considerable abi

THE EXILE. beauty, for they are all of them hand- lities, who not only directed him to the anchor was lifted, the sails were upfiurid;

A fresh gale the tops of the white billows curl'd, some, and for the most part tall, with black eyes, abundance of light-coloured every thing worth seeing in this country, And the ship, as the waves she triumphantly hair, and a neatness which is extreme; but who described what they saw

prest, their only personal defect being their with great spirit and tidelity. The work Left a long track of light on the occan's green

breast. teethi, which are not, generally speaking, exhibits a curious picture of England very white. They live with all the liber-at an interesting period, and, as such, is His arms sadly crossd o’er a bosom of woe, ty that the custom of the country autho- a valuable contribution to the litera- His thoughts might be traced on his forebead rizes. This custom dispenses with that ture of the country. rigorous constraint and reservedness

of care; which are practised by the women in

But no tear dimm'd his eye,-it was glazed by

despair. other countries, and they go whitherso- | Poems. By Chauncey Hare Townsever they please, either alone or in hend. 12mo. pp. 360. London, 1821. Farewell, my own country! he mournfully

cried, company; and those of the lower order THERE is, perhaps, no class of works frequently go so far as to play at ball with which' an editor's library is so

For thee have I lived, and for thce could have

died; publicly in the streets. They are very abundantly furnished, as with those Oh, would I had fallen with the high-soul'd, fond of paying respect to foreigners, and productions yclept •Poems.' Our ta- the brave, in society shew them a vast deal of courtesy and attention. The slightest possi-lated and accumulating load; and, with ble actually groans under the accumu. O'er whose tombs the bright laurels they reap'd

proudly wave. ble introduction is sufficient to be admitted to their conversation, on the same all our love of poetry, it required no Yet happier far is my lot, than of those, terms as their countrymen and relations, ordinary effort of courage to attack the Who to thee, their sire's land, have prored who, on their parts, behave to then with forinidable pile; and we were rather se- For, next to the glory of dying, must be the greatest modesty, holdling female ho- I duced to conmence with the present | The pride of thus having been exiled for bee.

was

Since, had they not known there was fire in my And this is Solitude: oh, how misnamed! Collections relative to Claims at the Cosoul, A thousand airy voices are around me,

ronations of several of the Kings of And might in my arm, which they could not And hold more true communion with my soul

England, beginning with King Ricontrol,

Than the unmingling intercourse of speech. Had they sent me afar from thy vallies to O Solitude, thou art most dear to him,

chard II. 8vo. pp. 96. London, stray ?

Who, loathing the vile tumult of the world, 1820. Let the sparrow remain, chase the eagle away! And all its heartless, cold, dull, nothingness, This little work, which is intended as Ye mean mighty tyrants, who tremble and kill, A heart-a spirit like unto his own. Yet never found, among the sons of men,

a supplement to the more extended Ye slaves, who can crouch to the tyrant's He loves thee better than the best of life;

labours of Mr. Arthur' Taylor and proud will, Ye ne'er to your level my soul can subdue, Thy blending shadows fill the dreary void,

Mr. Thomson, exhibits in an official lu my chains--in my chains, I ain freer than

Which to his soul the world's broad glare be- forın, and from authentic sources, the you!

trays,

claims made at various coronations durAs even rocks

, wild heaths, and þarren plains, ing a long period, with the answers of O my country! the pang that I feel, as I part

Look scarcely sterile in the moon's soft light. From thy shores, is like tearing the life from my When, glad escaping from the multitude,

the court, and their reasons for allowing heart!

The last faint murmur of its noisy stir or rejecting the claims. We shall not Yet, is it not better this anguish to taste, Than the worse, to remain, and behold thee dis- As lovers the belov'd: to thee he tells

Dies on his ear, he hails thee with such joy, enter into any analysis of the work, or graced ?

inquire why one person cluims to fure What to no other ear he dares impart, Your halls are no longer the homes of the free,

nish 'a mess called dillegrout,' and Thoughts, feelings, wishes, few can underAnd, therefore, no more a meet shelter for me;

another to hold the towel when the

stand, Your songs breathe no longer sweet liberty's Nor few have ever felt! Now unconstrain'd King washes his hands,' but shall cheer, His bosom seems unshackled from the chain

quote the claim of the King's ChamAnd, therefore, are music no more to mine ear. It ever wears among the formal crowd :

pion, which has been hereditary in the I look on the waves, and behold there the cure He lives, he breathes, and Fancy plumes her family of Dyınoke for some centuries, Of the woes I have past, of the ills I endure ; wing, Death wores me; but, no! it is prouder to live: Which late hung drooping, like the captive in right of the manor of Scrivelsby, in

dove's. -Revenge!—but 'tis nobler by far to forgive.

the county of Lincolu. The claim in They that have subdued me, oh, let them not He fondly calls thee, and, with grateful zeal,

Sweet nurse of thought-parent of virtue pure, the coronation of Charles the Second, boast! I have conquer'd myself, who have conquer'd a

Sings pensive ditties in thy gentle praise. • To be the King's Champion on his host: He thinks upon thee, 'till thy form appears

Coronation day. And as such, to have on Distinct, self-shadow'd to his vision's eye, This, this my revenge ; and my triumph shall be And thou assum'st substantial life and being,

the coronation day, one of the King's great My last dying prayer for hy tyrants and thee!'

No more the coinage of a feverish brain.. coursers, with a saddle, harness, and trapTo show the diversified talents of the Within the twilight of the chequer'd grove,

pings of cloth of gold, and one of the best

suits of armour, with cases of cloth of author, we quote two more poems; the Where meeting trees a fitting temple form, first is very Miltonic :

He views the goddess, at whose shrine he gold, and all such other things appertainbends.

ing to the King's body as entirely as the ««SOLITUDE, SOMETIMES, IS BEST Contemplative she stands; her eyes half- King ought to have them if he was going SOCIETY.”—MILTON. raised,

into mortal battel. And on the coronaAlone—at length alone! and nothing now

Nor fix'd on earth, nor wholly lost in heav'n ; tion day to be mounted on the said With me but God and nature !- Far behind Tho', as a vestal's, white her spotless robe,

courser, trapped and furnished as asoreLies the tumultuous city. There rude Mirth A tender shadow dwells along its folds.

said, being accompanied by the high conIs dissonant-the drunkenness of Woe- Tho' calm her brow, upon it meekly sits

stable and marshal of England, and the The laugh of Madness. There sits squalid Such chasten'd woe, as if, subdued by time,

king's herald, with a truinpet sounding beWant,

It gently sank to resignation there.' Mock'd at hy o'er-fed Plenty. There the eye

fore him, to come riding into the hall to Wanders from face to face, and reads in most

There are a large number of sonnets the place where the King sits at dinner The man degraded into brute-the grin in this volume, some of which are pretty, with the crown on his head; and there, Of Ideot vacancy—the darken'd mien, but we shall conclude with a very the hearing of all the people, after the

in the presence of the said King, and in Tablet to many crimes, or sear’d by them charming song :Into a blank, a horrible erasure

trumpet hath made three solemn proclaOf mind and feeling. Hatred's sullen scowl,

· CONSTANCY.

mations, one of the king's heralds to proThe apathy of listless Indolence,

Let love burn with fiercest flame,

claim with an audible voice, these words The storm of Passion, or the sculk of Fear.

If to more than one it fly,

following, or others of such-like effect:Behind are these. Forget them, () my soul ! 'Tis not worthy of the name:

" that if any person, of whatsoever des Before me-what? Oh, now all language fails,

The crown of love is constancy!

gree he be, either high or low, will deny Yet give me words, or my full heart will burst! Let love still adore the same,

or gainsay that Charles the Second, King A thousand-thousand struggling thoughts If it fade with cheek or eye, contend

of England, Scotland, France, and Ire

'Tis not worthy of the name : For utterance. Yonder sinks the glorious Sun,

land, son and next heir of our late sove

The crown of love is constancy! Dilated into more magnificence,

reign lord, Charles the First, deceased, deThan when he triumphs on the tower of noon.

Let it be love, no force can tame,

fender of the faith, being lineally and lawRobed in a purple zone, regal, he sinks,

If absent, it burn less than nigh,

fully descended from the body of MargaLike Cæsar, proud and matchless in bis fall.

'Tis not worthy of the pame:

ret, aaughter to the high and renowned From the bright west streams one continuous

The crown of love is constancy!

Prince Henry the Second, King of Eng. cloud,

Give me the love, whose faithful aim land, France, and Ireland, and which Év'n to the farthest cast; of rainbow form,

Can absence, change, and time, defy; Margaret was laufully begotten of the Yet borrowing but one huc—the rosy dye- This is worthy of the name

body of Elizabeth, daughter of King EdFrom yonder orb. Behold, it spans the Lea

This is crown'd with constancy! ward the Fourth, who was rightful King A bridge uniting the opposing poles,

If we cannot, at present, assign Mr. of the realm of England, ought not to As if for Seraphim thereon to lead

Townshend a high rank as a poet, we enjoy the crown thereof, here is his Their chariots and bright cohorts. The white may safely say he gives great promise maintain that he lies like ú false traitor,

champion ready by his body to assert and Moon "Oval, glides on beside it, enters, now,

to attain it, and we recommend his vo- and in that quarrel to adventure his life on And veils her face behind the blushing shade.

lume to every lover of poetry: any day that shall be assigned him.” And

.vens,

thereupon the said champion throws down 15. The same for Bath King of Arms; mation in the System of Provincial his gauntlet ; and in case no man shall-in all

70 oz. 19 dwts. Banking,' which the author proposes say that he is ready in that quarrel to com. 16. The silver-gilt coronet for Claren- to effect by obliging country bankers to bat, therl, as hath been usually done at all cieux King of Arms, about 18 oz. sive security to the amount of the notes former coronations of kings and queens 17. The silver-gilt collar of S. S. for the of this realm, after the before-mentioned badges of portcullis only

20 oz.

they may issue, by lodging adequate words, if any one will deny or gainsay 18. The gold chain and balge, about property in the hands of public functhat the King'ought not to be crowned,

7 02. I dwt. 17

ī gr.

tionaries, such as the Court of Chanare proclaimed, the Sovereign drinks to 19. The same for Norroy King of cery, &c. authorized for the purpose. the said Champion, in a gold cup with a Arms ;-in all about

46 oz

Also a · Statement of the Present Tin. cover.'

20. The collar of S. S. partly gilt and ber and Deal Trade, as regards Eu

120 oz. It is remarkable, that the challenge partly white, for the six heralds

rope to any person to deny the King's right for the four pursuivants 21. The collar of S. S. all plain silver, nies,' which is an original article, and

and the British American Colo

30 oz. to be crowned, is not made until after

22. The Usher of the Black Rod for appears to contain much useful infor the coronation has been concluded. It England, whose garniture is of gold lace, mation. The author is an enemy to is made at dinner, between the first and upon a fine black ebony stick or rod, any further encouragement of the tim-second course. Most of the claimants weight about

5 oz. 6 dwts her trade from Canada, on the grouods. demand fees; these are frequently either

23. The Usher of the Green Rod for of the noted defectiveness of the prodisallowed or curtailed. The following Scotland, whose garniture is of silver, part duce itself ; and also from the ill efare generally granted :

gilt upon a green .
..., weighing about

fects which the encouragement given

20 oz. 15 dwts. • An account of what quantity of plate

already to the Canadian trade has had

24. The wedges of gold which the is given at the time of the coronation, ac- King and Queen offer at the altar, each upon the trade between the European cording to the claims delivered in to the two wedges, at 20 oz. each,-in all gold nations and this country. The author Lord High Chamberlain of England for

40 oz.'

is whit our friend Baillie Nicol Jarvie that day :

would call • a man of figures, a man of '!: The Lord High. Almoner for the The Pamphleteer, Nos. XXXV. and calculation, and his statement is eviday, according to claim, two large gilt

XXXVI.

dently the fruit of much patient inbasons 305 oz. The last two numbers of this very

vestigation and personal experience, 2. To the Duke of Norfolk, as. Earl of useful work, present a variety of inter- and is on that account well deserving Arundel, claiming, as Chief Butler of England, a gold cup, of a wine quart 32 oz. esting articles, many of which are oria attention.

In the literary department of this 3. To the Lord Mayor of London, as sinal, on politics, jurisprudence, comassistant to the chief butler, and to serve

merce, literature, &c. In the thirty- number, we may notice • Two Pairs of the King with wine after dinner, a gold fifth number we fiud, under the head Historical Portraits,' by Mr. Meadley, cup

30 oz. of politics, • The Declaration of Eng. author of the · Meinoirs of Dr. Paler, 4. To the Mayor of Oxford, as assistant land against the Acts and Projects of and of Algernon Sidney:' In the arto the Lord Mayor of London, a gilt cup the Holy Alliance,'— Reflections on ticle before us, he gives ingenious paor potole, weighing about

110 oz.

the conduct of the Allies,'-Con- rallels between the character's of Octaa 5. To the Lord of the Manor of Great stant's celebrated Pamphlet on. The vius Ceesar and William Pitt, and NiWimondley, in Hertfordshire, as Chief Dissolution of the Chainber of Depu- colo Rienzi and Bonaparte; the lat. Cupbearer, a silver-gilt cup, weighing ties, and Phocion in Reply to Cato, ter pair is new to the public, and is the about

. 6. To the Champion of England, as in Defence of the People of England, most interesting of the two, particulare Lord of the Manor of Scrivelsby, in Lin- and in Vindication of the Public ly at the present moment. Another colnshire, now in the Dymock family, a Press.' In jurisprudence, we have an article considered as of a literary chagold cup of Winchester pint

30 oz.

Essay on Criminal Jurisprudence, racter, is Mr. Bowles's Observations 7. To the barons of the cinque ports, with the Draft of a New Penal Code:' on the Poetical Character of Pope,' for their claim of supporting the King and by Mr. Barber Beaumont, which is being a further elacidatiou of 'The Queen's canopies, each by twelve silver staffs of eight feet in height, with bells to also continued in No. 36. We shall Invariable Principles of Poetry,' with each staff weighing 40 oz.

The 24 staffs notice the code of this modern Solon in a sequel, in reply to Mr. Gilchrist,-a and bells weigh in all

960 oz. a week or two. There is another pain- subject unworthy of the lengthened 8. The staff of the Lord High Consta- phlet on the same subject, by Mr. discussion it has undergone. ble of England is of silver, the ends gold Holford, intituled • Thoughts on the The thirty-sixth number contains a enamelled with the King's arms and his Criminal Prisons of this country,' and large proportion of articles entirely own, weighing about

the · Exclusion of the Queen from the original. The first of thein is on that 9. The staff of the Earl Marshal of Liturgy, historically and legally ever-fruitful subject, the national each end, and engraved with the King's considered, by a Barrister;' a concise de it, and is entitled, On the Expearms and his own, in length 28 inches, well-written tract, proving that the diency and Necessity of striking off and weighs about

mention of the Queen's name in the a Part of the NATIONAL Debt; with 10. The gold coronet for Garter King Liturgy, has formed a part of our Observations onits Practicability, with of Arms, weighing about 24 oz. church service ever since the time of the least possible Injury.' The au..

11. The sceptre or rod for Garter, part Henry the Eighth, and that the King thor first exainines into the distress of silver and part gold 8.02. 19 dwts. has no power in hinself to alter or dis- the country, and then into its expendi

12. The gold chaia and badge for Grter

pense with it, any more than with any ture and revenue, of which he gives a 13. The gilt collar of S. S. with badges other existing luw, without the consent table fully and accurately made out; for Garter 30 OZ of the legislature.

he then proceeds to consider retrencb14. The same for Lord Lyon, King of

Uuder the head of commerce, there ment, taxation, and loans: shewing Arnis for Scotland ; – in all 70 oz. 19 dwts.' is the Sketch of a Plan for a Refor.! that the first is not sufficient, the sun

12 oz.

15 oz.

8 oz.

cond not practicable; the third, an in- forms the fifth article in this number. duct of that princess, in regard to the parcrease of an evil already nearly insup- The sixth is a new translation of Cor. tition of Poland, but being unable to obportable in its effects. He then con- naro's celebrated pamphlet, intituled tain an employment suitable to his wishes, siders the proportion of the taxes which Sure Methods of attaining a Long remainder of his days 'to the cultivation

he returned to France, and devoted the goes merely to pay the interest of the and Healthful Life, with the Means of of literature. In his “Studies of Na. national debt, and the sacrifices already correcting a Bad Constitution,' being ture,” he embodied with some fanciful made by the land-holder, merchant, the thirty-third edition. The seventh theories the observations of his whole and mechanic, which brings him to his article is an original Letter to the life, in language glowing with eloquence, main argument,-us to the propriety of Bishop of Norwich, on a subject of the and fraught with sentiments of the warmthe fundholder making a sacrifice in re- first importance to literature in gene- est philanthropy and unaffected tenderturn; and he with much ingenuity and ral; and we, therefore, rejoice to see it nese. The same quality pervades his ability endeavours to show, that this so ably treated in these · Brier OB- from the recent work of Mr. Aimé Marsacrifice, after all, would be attended 'SERVATIONS on the Copy-right B11.L: | tin, would probably never have been gi. with so many beneficial results, and attempting to prove its injustice to- ren to the world but for Mr. Vernet, the make his remaining property so much wards authors, and its tendency to in- eminent marine painter. St. Pierre had, the more valuable, that it would be ra- jure the cause of literature.' Wecon- one evening, read this tale at Mr. Neckther a nominal than a real one, though fess, however, that we by no means er's; to a company, among whom were the advantages of it would be really think the copy-right law' so great an Buffon, Thomas, and the Abbé Galiani, and actually felt in every part and evil as the author represents it. The and from the manner in which those emithroughout every class of the united eighth article is the continuation of an went writers listened to his production, St. kingdom, by the diffusion of occupa- original one, commenced in the thirty- to see the light; and even formed the tion, the consequent improvement of fourth number of this work, under the idea of committing the manuscript to the the moral character and happinesss of title of Protection to Agriculture, or faines. Soon afterwards he received a the people, and the increase of the na- Universal Ruin.' The ninth, which is visit from Vernet, who dissuaded him tional prosperity.

likewise original, presents us with from his intention, and by his warm conThe second article is Two Letters • Further Remarks on some Passages mendation of the performance, prevailed to the Right Hon. Lord Byron, in an in SCRIPTURE, relating to MARRIAGE upon him to publish it. The extraordiswer to his lordship's letter to Mr. and DIVORCR," with reference to the nary, success of the work confirmed the Murray, by the Rev. W. L. Bowles, pamphlet under that title, in No, thiropinion of his friend, increased the popo

larity, and greatly improved the pecuniwhich we reviewed in our 104th num- ty-four. And the tenth and conclud-ary resources of the author. St. Pierre ber.

ing one is—A Letter to the Right died in 1813, leaving an unfinished work, The third article is a continuation Hon. Lord Byron, protesting against since published under the title of "Harof Mr. Barber Beaumont's pamphlet. the Immolation of Gray, Cooper, and monies of Nature," resembling, in its geThe fourth article is an original Campbell, at the Shrine of Pope.'

neral character, his earlier productions. Letter to G. Webb Hall, Esq. Secre- We are happy to see the Pamphletary to the Board of Agriculture, &c. teer keep up its character, confident Waltz; an Apostrophic Hymn. By &c. in reply to his letter to the Presi- that, while so well conducted, it will Horáce Hornem, Esq. 8yo.. pp. 40. dent of the Board of Trade, &c. and form a very valuable record, for the use

London, 1821. to the views and Demands of the Agri- of future historians, of those floating Most gladly would we.'give to every cultural Associations of the united materials which it is the province of man his proper title, lest he be offendkingdom. By Captain Robert E. history to arrange and to condense.

ed, yet we are coinpelled to withhold Broughton.' 'This gentleman; a little

from Horace Hornem, Esq. the addig whimsically, sets all our constitutional maladies in the most alarming point of

tion of the title-page, that he is the Picturesque Tour of the Seine. Part VI.

noble author of 'Don Juan.' We do view, and then says, that to propose a The concluding part of this elegant not profess to be either so deeply skillremedy, would be foreign to his pur- work is just published, and as we have ed in the poetry of Lord Byron, or so pose.

Indeed, he leaves off so abrupt- frequently noticed it in its progress, much in the secret with his friends, as ly in remarking, that now-a-days the we shall now only obserye, that it has to pronounce ou every poem that has moon comes nearer to the earth, that, fully justified the promise it gave at been attributed to him, that it has or nnless he himself is more under its in- the coinmencement, and that it ought has not proceeded from his pen; but, Auence than from the soundness of his to have a favourite niche in every good with all due deference to the publisher remarks respecting the importation of library. From the description of Ha- of the Waltz,' who declares his lordcorn, we should be willing to imagine, vre de Grace, we quote a brief notice ship to be its author, we disbelieve it, we may reasonably hope that he means of St. Pierre :

and positively deny that the style in to resume his subject in some future

Havre has to boast of having given which it is written, clearly evinces the pumber of this interesting miscellany: birth to J. H. Bernardin de St. Pierre, the pen of its noble author.' Ia support:

The same arguments respecting the celebrated author of "The Studies of Nar of this assertion, we might appeal to importation of foreign corn, which the ture” and the exquisite tale of Ó' Paul

and the whole poem and the notes, not a writer maintains is no way inimical to Virginia." Qualified by his mathemati, single passage of which breathes the the agricultural interests, as are advanc- cal studies for the profession of a military ed in the letter we have just mentioned, engineer, he endeavoured to obtain a suit- genius or spirit of Byron. A single are also urged in the Letter to the Rt. but without success ; on which he went unlike it is to any thing written by, able appointment in his native country, couplet will be sufficient to show how

his Hon. F. J. Robinson, President of the to Russia, and offered his services to lordship :Board of Trade, on the present de- the Empress Catherine, by whom they Tersichore forgive! at every ball pressed State of Agricultore,' which were accepted. Disgusted by the cou. My wife now waltzes and my daughters shall.)

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