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give me the origin of a female's head the Sound; but during their absence, | ralship would be to commence an ima. being placed in the front of some of the enemy had got possession of Long mediate retreat. the oldest houses in Queen Street, Island and Governor's Island. They, He now had before him a distance Cheapside Your's, &c. therefore, had the machine conveyed of more than four miles to traverse, but

ANTIQ. by land across from New Rochelle to the tide was favourable. At GovernUpper Street, Sept. 2, 1821. the Hudson River, and afterwards ar- or's Island great danger awaited him, rived with it at New York.

for his compass having got out of orSUBMARINE ENGINE.

The British fieet now lay to the der, he was under the necessity of look

north of Staten Island, with a large ing out from the top of the machine SUBMARINE navigation appears to have number of transports, and were the very frequently to ascertain bis course, been first thought of by Napier, of objects against which this new mode and at best made a very irregular zigMerchiston; and Cornelius Debrell

, of warfare was destined to act; the zag track, who lived in the reign of James I. enfirst serene night was fixed upon for

The soldiers at Governor's Island deavoured to reduce it to practice on the the execution of this periloas enter-espied the machine, and curiosity drew River Thames; but the most success- prise, and Sergeant Lee was to be the several hundreds upon the parapet to ful attempts have been those of Bushengineer.

At last a party well aod Felton, in America.

After the lapse of a few days, a fa

came down to the beach, shoved off a It was during the revolutionary war vourable night arrived, and at eleven that moment Sergeant Lee thought he

bargé, and rowed towards it. that David Bushnell, of Saybrook, Connecticut, invented a machine for o'clock, a party einbarked in two or

saw his certain destruction, and, as the three whale-boats, with Bushnell's inathe purpose of navigating underwater, chine in tow. They rowed down as

last act of defence, let go the magazine, with a view of blowing up British ships

expecting that they would seize that of war in the American ports and har, near the feet as they dared, when Ser- likewise, and thus all would be blown bours. Bushnell has been dead some geant Lee entered the machine, was

to atoms together. years, and no satisfactory accouut of his cast off, and the boats returned.

Providence, however, otherwise din life has been published; but in a recent

Lee now found the ebb tide ra- rected it; the enemy, after approachnumber of Professor Silliman's Ame- ther too strong, and before he was ing within fifty or sixty yards of the rican Journal of Science, there is an aware, had drifted him down past the machine, and seeing the magazine deinteresting description of Bushnell's men of war; he, however, immediately tached, began to suspect å Yankee submarine-boat, accompanied by an I got the machine about, and by hard la- trick, 'took alarm, and returned to the account of an attempt made with it to bour at the crank for the space of five island. destroy a British frigate lying in New glasses by the ship’s bells, or two and

Approaching the city, he soon made York harbour, in the year 1976. The a-half hours

, he arrived under the stern a signal; the boats caine to him and account is taken from the mouth of of one of the ships at about slack water. brought him safe and sound to the Mr. Ezra Lee, the man who went in Day had now dawned, and by the light shore. The magazine, in the mean the boat under the ship, who is proba- (of the moon he could see the people on time, had drifted past Governor's lsbly the only person living from whom board, and hear their conversation. land' into the East River, where it it could have been obtained.

This was the moment for diving; he exploded with tremendous violence, It was in the month of August, accordingly closed up overhead, let in throwing large columns of water and 1776, when Admiral Howe lay with a the water, and descended under the

pieces of wood that composed it high formidable British fleet in New York ship's bottom.

in the air. Gen. Putnam, with many bay, a little above the Narrows, and a He now applied the screw, and did other officers, stood on the shore specnumerous British force upon Staten all in bis power to make it enter, but tators of this explosion. Island, commanded by General Howe, owing probably in part to the ship's threatened annihilation to the troops copper, and the want of an adequate THE TULIP MADNESS. under Washington, that Mr. Bushnell pressure, to enable the screw to get a requested General Parsons, of the hold upon the bottom, his attempts all It has been observed that we live in. Ainerican army, to furnish him with failed; at each essay the machine re

an age wherein all kinds of extravatwo or three men, to learn the naviga- bounded from the ship's bottom, not gance are embraced and applauded by tion of his new machine, with a view of having sufficient power to resist the im- the ignorant as well as the learned; destroying some of the enemy's ship- pulse thus given to it.

but it may be safely affirmed, that in ping.

He next paddled along to a different this respect, the neighbouring counGeneral Parsons immediately sent part of her bottom, but in this maneu- tries have been no less remarkable for for Lee, then a sergeant, and two others, vre he made a deviation, and instantly their follies than we for our's, and were

who had offered their services to go on rose to the water's surface, on the east there no other instance of it in exist: board of a fire-ship, and on Bushnell's side of the ship, exposed to the in- ence, that of the Tulip madness in

request being made known to them, creasing light of the inorning, and in the seventeenth century would be sufthey enlisted themselves under him imminent danger of being discovered. ficient. for this novel piece of service. The He immediately made another de- The love of tulips and the anxiety party went up into Long Island Sound scent, with a view of making one more to possess those which were rare, raged with the machine, and made various trial, but the fast approach of day, to such an extent in Holland, from experiments with it in different har. which would expose him to the ene- the year 1634 to 1637, that the Dutch bours along shore, and after having any's boats, and render bis escape diffi- of all ranks, from the greatest to the become acquainted with the mode of cult, if not impossible, deterred him; meanest, neglected their occupations navigating it, they returned through and he concluded, that the best gene- and sold their manufactures, and me

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chanics even their tools, to engage in INDESRRUCTIBLE WARRIOT. learned with surprise the death of his the tulip trade. Accordingly, we find

(From Thuanus.)

wife, and the little attention that had in those days that they fetched the During the wars of religion in France, the body disinterred, when, though his

been paid her. He immediately had most extravagant prices:

when the Catholics besieged Rouen, wife was for ever lost to hin), he recoThe Viceroy was sold for £250 Admiral Lefken

in 1562, Francis Civile, one of the vered a child in the person of Civile, Admiral Von Eyck

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bravest gentlemen of the Catholic par- who was preserved alive!! Greber

148 ty, received a wound which made him Schilder

160 fall from the rampart into the city, Semper Augustus 550 quite senseless. The soldiers, who be

Original Poetry. Whether there was any thing in the lieved him dead, stripped him and

MERLIN'S CAVE. name, or it was the peculiar beauty of then Buried him with that negligence the flower which enl:anced the price, which is common on such occasions.

To the Editor of the Literary Chronicle. does not appear certain; it is enough A faithful domestic, anxious to pro

SIR, Your favourable reception of my form

er communication induces me to send you the to prove the folly of the age, to know cure for his master a more honourable

following poetical fragment, which is the cointhat such prices were obtained. In sepulture, went to see him. Not be position of a young friend of mine, now unhap1637, a collection of tulips of Wonter ing able to recognise him among many pily no more ; and, if the partiality of my own Brockholsınenster, was sold by his ex- mutilated bodies that he found, he co- judgment has not deceived me, you will agree ecutors for £9000.

vered them again in the ground, but with me in thinking it not unworthy of the Of all the tulips the Semper Augus- so that the hand of one of them still certain dates, in the latter part of the year 1816, tus was the favourite, and the price we lay exposed. As he returned, in pass soon after the memorable riot of Spa Fields, have assigned it was much less than it ing the last, he observed this hand. and was intended to form the commencement frequently produced. A fine Spanish Fearing that such an object might ex- of a poem, which, had the writer lived to comcabinet, valued at 1000l. and 3001. be- cite the dogs to fall on the dead body, plete his design, (of which I have seen the outsides, were once given for a Semper he returned with a view of covering it. temptible specimen of the mock-beroic. But, be Augustus; and another gentleman sold | At the moment that he was about to this as it may, if you should deem the followthree stocks of the same flower for execute his pious office, a moon-beam ing fragment to possess sufficient merit for pub1000l. each. The same gentleman enabled him to perceive a diamond-lication, its appearance in your columus would was offered for this flower 15001. a-year ring that Civile wore on his finger. greatly oblige ie: I shall subjoin a few notes,

which the proper illustration of some passages for seven years, and every thing to be Without loss of time, he raised bis

seems to require. I remain, sir, left as found, only reserving the in- master, who still breathed, and carried

Your obliged and obedient, crease during that time for the money. him to the hospital for the wounded;

RALPH DOGGREL. Another gentleman, by the sale of his but the surgeons, oppressed with la

London, Aug. 25th, 1821. tulips, got the sum of 6000l. in less bour, and considering the man as dead,

MERLIN'S CAVE", than four months. would not examine his wound. The

OR A Tale Of Spa FIELDS : The tulip madness at length raged domestic then found himself obliged

A Fragment. to such a pitch, that the Government to carry hiin to his inn, where he lan- Argument :-Midnight-Spa Fields and its Endeemed it necessary to interfere; ac- guished four days without any assist

chanted Castle-march of the pilgrims-the cordingly, in 1637, a great check was ance.

ancient Spa and the wizard's cave-Mer

lin's prophecy-modern temple described, put to it by an order of the state for About this time, two physicians had

together with the divinity and his votariesinvalidating their contracts; so that a the complaisance to visit hin; they approach of the pilgrims to the temple root was then sold for 51., which, a few dressed his wound, and, by their kind their entrance therein-their chieftain pousweeks before, produced 5001. attentions, he soon began to recover.

trayed—the sacred orgies and sacrifices of As a proof of the extent to which The city being taken by assault, the

the pilgrims-the propitious omen of the di

vinity. the tulip trade was carried, it is re- conquerors had the barbarity, on find

CANTO 1. lated, that in one city in Holland alone, ing Civile, to throw him out of the 'Twas midnight, and o'er all the town in a period of three years, they had window. Fortunately, he fell on Darkness had flung her sable gown, traded for a million sterling in tulips. dung-hill, where, abandoned by all And Silence, too, her sister-queen,

Had spread around her reigó sereneIt is further related, that a burgoinas- the world, he passed three days more.

Save where the sentinels of night ter had procured a place of considera- His father, Ducroiset, finding him, Proclaimed the hour's unerring flight ; ble profit for his friend, a native of had him secretly removed, during the

* The celebrated mansion of this name, wbich Holland, when the latter offered to night, to a country house, where he was opened wide its hospitable portals to the thirsty make him any amends in his power, properly taken care of. There, after traveller, cannot fail to be fresh in the recollecwhich the Burgomaster generously re- so many species of deaths, he recovered tion of all, who took any interest in the glorifused, and only desired to see his his health so perfectly, that he sur

ous events of Spa Fields at the period to wbich flower-garden. In about two years vived all these accidents forty years ! in five sbort years, it has fallen a sacrifice to

this poem refers. I much fear, however, that, afterwards, the gentleman, on a visit Thuanus, who gravely relates this the destroying band of Time. At least, in a to the Burgomaster, perceived in his anecdote, says the peculiar providence pilgrimage, which I recently made to this me. garden a scarce tulip, which had been which preserved this man from so many morable field, I could discover no traces of it: clandestinely obtained from him, on perilspresided also at his birth. His mo

nor was I able to identify the spot, which bad

been the birth-place of so much patriotic which he flew into such a passion that ther dying enceinte during the absence

eloquence. The H-ts, the W-ts-s, the he resigned his place of 1000l. per an, of her husband, was buried without at-Ge J-s's, the W--dd-t-n's, and the num, went home, tore up his flower tempting to abstract the child by the H-r-s-ns, where are they all, thought I? garden, and quitted the country. Cesarian operation. The day after the Their voice hath passed away with the breeze, funeral the husband returned, and and their place knows them no more. The

consecrated ground, where once stood the Res not be satisfied with my friend's conjecture. which, in all such cases, is sufficient authoquarters.

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Save where was heard the watch-dog's howl, In such proud meed as war may claim, Since to the winds old Merlin's cell
Responsive to the hooting owl,
Yet is it not unknown to Fame.

Sent forth this terror-teeming spell ;
Or where Grimalkin's wanton yell
For there of yore (so poets sing)

And, ah, what various fates since then
Scream'd through the haunts of Clerkenwell: Once stood a wonder-working spring,

Have visited the prophet's den! 'Twas midnight-yea, 'twas past the time, Whose virtues, true or fabled, made

Yet 'midst them all, 'tis said, his sprite, For long St. Paul's had ceased to chime, A crafty Æsculapian's trade;

Returning oft at dead of night,
When near yon wall-encircled pile,
And fools there met to drink the spa,

Hath loved from nether realms to roam, Where oft hath groaned, indurance vile,' As since have knaves to mend the law,

And hover round its earthly home.
Full many a famed and errant knight,
As though the spot gave inspiration

Change after change the spot hath known,
Felon or rogue by slander hight,
Tu quacks of each denomination,

But now He claims it for his own.
Whom thither some enchanter's spell
And taught to cure the state, as well

The god, around whose brows appear
Had borne, indonjon-keep' to dwell,
As wind or colic to dispel.

The juniper and bearded ear,
And vainly captive kuight might hope In memory of its pristine fame

And from whose altars ever speed
With such enchanter's power to cope :
The Spa still gives this field a name.

The fumes of the Columbian weed;
(A warrant some have called his spell,
Within this plain, too, gossips tell,

The god, who frees the fetter'd brain
And eke the ' keep' a felon's cell ;
Was known of old a wizard's cell:

From Reason's arbitrary reign,
But where is place, or thing, or name,
Tradition calls it Merlin's Cave,

And governs, with all potent spell,
That Calumny will not defame?)
But says, it seemed more like his grave,

The haunts, where all the passions dwell ;
Beneath these walls, in thick array,
For but at night would he repair,

The god of phrenzy-Bacchus be,
A host of pilgrims wound their way,
To hold his tranced vigils there,

So high in old mythology,
By ear unheard, unseen by eye,
And what he sang, or what he said,

Though many hold, that at his shrine
Save by the bat, that fitted by,
Seemed but as parlance of the dead,

Reigns more of fiend than aught divine;
Or night-bird lurking for his prey,
So solemn and so strange the sound,

Yet, god or dæmon, here are known
Or aught beside, that shuns the day;
That issued from his den profound,

The orgies of his midnight throne.
Darkling and noiseless as the fogs,
Nor deeper sounds nor stranger came

Nightly to this mysterious dome
That traverse the Hibernian bogst,

From Cirrha's cave *, so noised by fame. Would many a wandering votary come, Or like, of old, Hell's rebel throng, Oft would be scare the curious throng,

Whom Fate, in some témpestuous hour, They pour'd their gloomy tide along, That listen'd to his wayward song,

Had blasted with her rudest pow'r:
With in.drawn breath and wary tread,

With tales, wrapt up in mystic rhymes, Each child of misery or of shame
As though they feared to rouse the dead,
Of nameless deeds and foulest crimes,

Hither, to soothe his suffering, came;
That slept within the charnels near,
Or dreaded some hobgoblin's ear;
That slumber'd yet in Fate's dark womb,

And each pale victim of despair
Yet 'twas not charnel-bones or ghost,
Or long had sunk into her tomh.

Would fondly seek a solace there.

Vain hope! the soul-besotting fane
But flesh and blood they dreaded most,
And still tradition loves to tell

To deadlier anguish turn'd their pain;
But chiefly feared the giping claw
Of oracle both dark and fell,

The vows they paid but made them more
Of such rude minions of the law,
Of ancient date and portent grave,

Hope's darkling outlaws than before ;
As, wand'ring near yon fatal dome,
Which erst had birth within this cave,

Nor one, who sought his pangs to tame,
Might chance across their path to roam,
Which erst, like leaf of Sibyl thrown,

Outcast of Fortune or of Fame,
And bear them to that spot a prey,
By many an envious blast was blown,

Was known to this dark shrine to stray,
Where many a spell-bound champion lay, 'Till, toss'd and torn by Time's rude gale, That went not more unbless'd away.
Kinsman or friend or comrade dear,
'Twas but the relic of a tale.

'Twas to these walls yon vagrant train, Who else had swell’d their phalanx here. Avaunt,'avaunt, ye race impure,'

That travers'd the benighted plain, But, unobserved the midnight train (so runs the prophecy obscure)

Now bent their course, and lo! they see Securely paced the silent plain; (Pollute no more this sacred grot,

The dome of their idolatry;
For none across their path-way stole,

Cease, cease to weave your midnight plot; High o'er its dismal portal plays
Watchman, thief-taker, or patrole,
Avaunt, avaunt, the deed is done,

A twinkling half-expiring blaze,
Save whom fell Conscience conjured nigh, Your doom is seal'd, your thread is run, As doubting to reveal its light,
As cat or owlet rustled by,
I see you fall, I see you svart,

Or glimmer round a gloomier night.
And then they muttered curses deep
Accursed tribe, your reign is o'er.'

But quickly, as the throng draw nigh,
On prison-wall and donjon-keep.
So runs the legend, and some deem,

The well-known signal they descry,
The ground they trod, though it may yield That Time hath realized the dream,

And, with impetuous career,
To many a war-ennobled field,
Though dim the traces that remain,

Like sound of whirlwind rushing near, trum of Reform, from whence barangued the To mark the mischief-boding strain,

Glad to escape the dangerous plain,

They burst within the welcome fane, grandiloquent of the land, is now usurped (0 Yet of our song the end must be deplorable contrast!) by sheep-pens and cab. To solve this wizard mystery.

And, to its inmost haunts convey'd, bage-gardens. Thus passeth away the glory 'Tis now (to trust Tradition's lore)

Hail with long shouts the fav’ring shade. of the world; and who, in perambulating this Full twice six hundred years or more ! And now, what tongue shall dare express scene nf pristine renowu, would not adopt the

The councils of that deep recess,

* For a full account of this celebrated cave, pathetic exclamation of the Roman poet, and I must, beg to refer the reader to that high and Where, eager all for dark debate, say,

Fuit Ilium et ingens Gloria Teucrorum!

learned authority, `Lempriere's Classical Dic- The pilgrims crowd in solemn state. This building has had the good fortune to transcribe it here. tionary,' not baving the necessary time to Not Eleusinian rites of yore,

Though thick the mystic veil they wore, survive the work of revolution, which has taken place in its vicinity; and, however obnoxious

† After the lapse of so many centuries, there Not modern masonry may claim,

must be considerable hazard in any attempt to Nor aught of late or ancient fame, to be inveigled within its enchanted precincts

, prediction, the terms of which, in this line, As what the muse shall now unfold. to certain pilgrims, who have the misfortune unfold the mysterious import of this ancient / Renown so mystic or so bold, it promises, from its strength, to bid a long defiance to the assaults of Time Out of the friend of mine has, however, suggested, that | Their souls on dark designs are set ;'

seem to be so contradictory. An ingenious Here then, in secret conclave met, boundaries of Paruassus it is known by the unmusical name of Cold-Bath Fields.

the falling and soaring, here applied to the Not Pandæmonium's crew might boast † Had my lamented friend, the author of same individuals, may be perfectly consistent, A deadlier plot—a wilier host;

as illustrated in the case of a convict at the authorities, in the sixth century. Respecting this immortal effusion, lived to this day, he old Bailey, who first falls in his adventurous his connection with the locus in quo (as a law. would, no doubt, have made an improvement career, and afterwards spars to public distinc- yer would say) of this epic effusion, bistory is . on this illustration, by adopting, instead of the tion on the pillory or the scaffold. But I leave silent; the poet must, therefore, have colsuper-migrating fogs, the bogs of Hibernia to the learned in such matters the final solu- lected' his information, as he professes to bave themselves, which have recently evinced so tion of this abstruse question, if they should done, from the traditionary lore of the spot, marvellous a disposition to look out for new

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Not Pandæmonium's prince might claim Whose only solace rested there,

Dim and more dim the lights appear, A prouder státe, a loftier name

Where Hope reigns wedded to Despair, Till scarce a taper glimmers near ;
Than he, who, 'mong this midnight clan, In Revolution's whirling storm,

Then Reason quits her vantage ground,'
Was seen to hold the dangerous van;
Ruin their aim, their cry--Reform :'

And rebel passions rage around,-
Than he who, throned above bis peers,
Of these GRANSOTER led the van,

Then Order and Decorum fly,
Govern'd at will their hopes and fears,
Proud anarch of the lawless clan.

And own Confusion's anarchy;
To phrenzy roas'd, or in despair

Prepare ye now for grave debate,'

Pipes, gills, and vessels clattering fall, Sunk, as he pleased, each vassal there : (The chieftain cries,-bis word is fate,)

And one wild chaos buries all. GRANSOTER, he*,-a darker sprite

But first implore, with rites divine,

And now the chief, with ravish'd glance,
Ne'er sway'd o'er councils of the night;
The god of this mysterious shrine;

Beholds the mischief-working trance,
No chief a stauncher soul than thou

For nought your councils e'er acquir'd
Ne'er offered here his midnight vow.

If aught of light remain to see
Of vigour till by him inspir'd.'

The dark and dismal revelry;
This chief (or rumour much beguiles)

He spoke, and with applauding sounds Yet well he feels the moody pow'r
Once bask'd ju fortune's fairest smiles,
The subterranean vault rebounds;

That rules in the delirious hour,-
With patrimonial affluence bless'd,

Nor ccase th' assembly's clamorous cheers, And well he knows how to command
By many sought, by some caressd,
Till to each ravish'd eye appears

The growing phrenzy of his band.
No wants he knew, nor yet bad known, One who might well, so portly he,
Had Prudence mark'd him for her own; Pass for the present deity;'

[Cætera valdè desiderantur.] But scarce to manhood's age he came,

But, though so like in mien and air, Erc, prone to every passion's flame,

'Tis but his priest-the muse can swear. He sank at once, a prey to all, In either hand he bears a load,

The Drama While Pleasure lured him to his fall,

Sacred to the presiding god;
While Vice's dæmons smiled to see

In either hand a vessel teems
The work of their idolatry;
With juniper's oblivious streams;

DRURY LANE.-On Saturday, :
But chief the fiend of frantic eye,
Safe on the board the juice he lodges,

new melodraina was produced at this Whose symbols are the card and die.

Now known on earth as bèst proof Hodges*,' theatre, entitled Giraldi Duval. It is 'Twas then, as from his 'wilder'd sight

But once the drink of gods above,
Youth's visions took their panic flight,
The nectar of carousing Jove:

a new version of Mrs. Opie's tale of the And, as he scann'd the world's wide scope, And next an earth-born Ganymede

Ruffian Boy, which was very successNought met his eye but wrecks of hope, Brings store of the Virginian weed,

fully dramatized by Mr. Thomas 'Twas then he vow'd his coming fate With tube and gill, and what beside

Dibdin, about eighteen months ago On vengeance and despair should wait. Is to these mystic rites allied,

The story is founded on an event which His mind, to this fell purpose wrought, With what beside may.serve to swell With kindred minds communion sought,

occurred at Brussels, about twenty Tbeorgies of this secret cell. Deeming it better far to rule The board is spread, the rites commence,

years since; but as its present drama O’er them than live another's tool. And all around their charm dispense;

tizer, (who we understand to be Mr. Nor long the search, for busy Pame Soon nois'd bis bistory and his name; A hundred tongues in union blend,

P. Walker, the author of IVallace,) has And from a hundred tubes ascend And, like that dark impostor's band,

entirely changed the story, and added That curs'd, of old, Arabia's land,

Commingling vapours, dense and strong, characters and incidents neither to be

That veil in clouds th' enraptur'd throng,
Around him flock'd a furious crew,
While steams from many a votive gill,

met with in the original vor in the ficWhom wayward fates together drew, The matchless nectar of the still;

tion of the novelist, we shall give a * Not being as deeply versed as I could Till through the vaulted subterrene brief sketch of the plot of the melowish, in the profound science of etymology, I The circling fümes alone are seen,

drama:have been much at a loss to upravel the latent And, as he hails the dark abode,

Geraldi Duval, (Mr. Cooper,) who, for signification of this epic cognomen, which, no Each vot'ry owns the coming god,

a supposed insult, has vowed revenge on doubt, like the Agameninons and Diomedes of Feels all his wonted fires descend,

Ethelind, Countess of Altenburg, Miss other days, must be pregnant with sublime And through bis frame their reign extend. meaning, if we could but discover it. What, He comes, he comes, the God appears,'

Smithson,) is the leader of a band of robe however, I have failed to do myself, some phi- Each zealot 'thus the oinen cheers;

bers. In pursuance of this scheme, he lological friends of mine have had the temerity He comes, behold the well-known cloud,

makes Count Altenburg a prisoner, and to attempt. One of them suggests, that the That hears him in its hallow'd shroud; hastening to the abode of his wife Ethe name may be a compound of the Latin gran- Behold yon taper's sinking blaze,

lind, seizes her, and, though he has an op dis, and the Greek soter, and that it conse- How blue it burns, how wild it plays ! portunity of immediately satiating his requently implies a great deliverer ; another Sure sign he scents our exhalations,

venge, yet he prefers bearing her away to deems it unnecessary to go back to the fountains and quaffs benigoly our libatious ;

his cavern, whence her husband has just of classical lore, inasmuch as the French words Then come, propitious god, and aid.

escaped, and, collecting a guard of soldiers

, grand sot, or the same terms in English, al. The councils of thy favour'd shade.'

returns, attacks the haunt of the banditi, though not precisely synonymous, afford a

While thus, with frautic voice and mien, and shoots Geraldi dead at thie moment he much readierexplanation; while a third, with. Each vot’ry hails the welcome scene,

is going to stab Ethelind, who is thus restorout touching upon the etymology of the name, considers GRANSOTER to be a lineal descendant

* I leave it to the learned in Potology to ex-ed to her husband. of the renowned GRANGONSIER, whose fame is plain the particular properties of this beverage, What could have induced Mr. Walimmortalized in the pages of Rabelais: For and also to determine, whether it be or not, as ker to select, for a new melodrama, a my own part, I can only, with all due humility, admit that

quor quaffed by the father of gods and men, subject which trad been already in such «Non nostrům tantas componere lites.' while enjoying his compotations with his bro- good hands, we know not; but the re of the fate of this hero, after he had distinguish- Olympus. "For my otvn part

, I can only aver, at least injudicious, for though the thing

ther godsbips on the summit of Cloud-capt sult must convince him that, it was ed himself as here set forth by the poet, I have with great sincerity, that such a beverage as is well enough for a melodrama, yet it mour that has yet reached me, states, that, af

. Homer througholt the twenty-four books of his falls short, very far short indeed, of ter having again signalized himself on another niad, wilich I have most painfully consulted on the Ruffian Buy of the

Surrey Theatre

, modesty of Cincinnatus, secluding himself friends; a most 'erudite and conscientious gen-Mr. 1: P. Cooke, in the hero, and Field, he retired from the world, with all the the occasion; but one of my fore-mentioned which, with

the excellent acting of within the walls of a remote castle, where, tleman, hath assured me, that very honourable Miss Taylor, in the Counts, was

The world forgetting, by the world forgot,' he contitrues to spend his days with the dignity work entitled, "Annals of St. Giles's and powerfully interesting. Geraldi Duof a patriot and the privacy of a philosopher, - Pothill-Pields.

Poal was, however, received with spa

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plause, and has been performed nightly Literature 'advances rapidly in the by the reflection of the light of the ever since it was first produced: Russian tongue; eight thousand vo- earth froin an even and smooth surface BAYMARKET THEATRE.

::-A more in- lumes appeared in the last twenty years, of a great extent of rock in the moon. timate acquaintance with the new Bel- whereas, in 1800, only three thousand Apple Bread.-M. Duduit de Maividera of this theatre, makes no altera- were printed. It seems there are no zieres has invented, and practised with tion in the opinion we expressed last less than three hundred and fifty liv. great success, a method of making week. Her feeble voice must be a se- ing authors in Russia, though their bread with common apples very far rious obstacle to her appearing in one of works and even their names (except superior to potatoe bread. After hava the larger houses, and there is a little two or three) are wholly unknown in ing boiled one-third of peeled apples, awkwardness in her manner, which, England and France.

he bruised them while quite warm into however, experience will soon correct. The Russian frigate, Voslock, Capt. two-thirds of flour, including the proShe possesses many qualifications for Bellinghausen, and a corvette, are re- per quantity of yeast, and kneaded the the higher walks of the drama; and turning from a voyage of discoveries in whole without water, the juice of the we confess we think it would have been the Pacific, to Petersburgh. These fruit being quite sufficient. When more judicious to have tried her first in ships proceeded nearly in the track of this mixture had acquired the consisJuliet, which, we have no doubt, she Capt. Cook, advancing as far as 70 s. tency of paste, he put it into a vessel, could play admirably.

The principal thing discovered is, that in which he allowed it to rise for about The Marriage of Figaro has been Cook's Sandwich Land consists of an twelve hours. By this process he obproduced at this theatre, with great island or islands.

tained a very excellent bread. It is a charming comic opera, Cachemere Goats.-The Cachemere New Balloon.-An experiment was and the parts were generally very well Goats imported into France by M. made a few days ago, in the Garden of sustained, particularly by Jones, who is Ternaux, have been settled at Perpig. Tivoli, with a balloon, which was fitted always excellent as the Count. De nan,and are now beginning to propagate. and raised without any combustible Camp was a good Figaro, and Tay- | After yeaning in March, the down, matter, gas, or apparatos. It was exa leure a tolerable Antonio. Miss Ca- some rudiments of which had appeared posed empty to the rays of the sun, rew, Miss Corri, and Mrs. Chatterley, in April, began to get intwined, and and their action determined the atmosplayed their respective parts delight- this may be looked upon as an ap- pheric air into the balloon, which was folly. We are very happy to find that proach to maturity. This I had completely filled. It acqnired, at the the new theatre is likely to become as plucked up,' says. M. Tessier (in his same time, an essential impetus, and, great a favourite as the old one, for it is communication to the Royal Academy | when abandoned, rose of itself. The nightly crowded. If, however, it is in- of Sciences), ' with horn combs, and it construction of the balloon is contended that the whole of the audience was thus almost pure and free from trived, that it may receive the greatshould get a glimpse of the stage, it clots.' Each animal furnished, on an est advantage from the action of the will be necessary that a great alteration average, three dunces and a half; some, sun; the upper part is transparent, the should be made in the side boxes. including a large he goat, gave six middle black, and the lower part This, we doubt not, will be attended ounces. There is very little loss, and gilt outside and black within. to before another season.

everything announces that this race Journal des Debats, Sept. 9. ENGLISH Opera House.-Novel- will easily get seasoned to the climate. ties have been so frequent at this house The she-goats are better for milking

The Bee. during the present season, that it al than the natives ; tlie large hairs vary most becoines a novelty to us not to much in length, and it has been re- Floriferis ut apes in, saltibus omnia limant, have to announce one this week. So marked that the short haired individu

Omnia nos itidem depascimur aurea dicta.'

LUCRETIUS. many successful pieces have, however, als sometimes yield the most down, been added to the stock-list, that a rich and it is finest on those of a grey co

Superstition.-From a French Paper. and varied treat is furnished nightly. lour. By allotting them a more ele- THREE persons, named Ricou, Fayet,

vated situation in the Pyrenees they are and Du Vacher, in the commune du Literature and science. expected to give more down, and fur- Tremblay, near Segre, were brought

ther improrements are contemplateil, up last assizes at Maine et Loire, the Mr. Simonde de Sismondi, the well-in the selections for propagation, by a two first accused of having wounded known author of the History of the judicious crossing with such of the in- and committed other violence on a man Italian Republics, is engaged in a digenous races as bear an analogous nanied Moreau, by which he was incawork of the first importance, the, want downí.

pable of working for twenty days; and of which has been long and universally Rock in the Moon.- Dr. Olbers in the third of having counselled the other acknowledged-a Complete History of forms Dr. Gauss, that he observed on in doing so. In March last, Ricou the French Nation. The patience and the 5th of February an appearance in and his family suffered much froin ver. sagacity displayed by the author in his the dark part of the moon, which has mini, and could not get rid of them ; multifarious researches, his perspicuous been called a lanar volcano. It ap- and the milk of his cows produced no style and excellent arrangement, and,peared as usual in Aristarchus. It butter. Ricou believed himself under aboye all, the spirit of liberty which was small, but much brighter than the the influence of sorcery, and consulted never ceases to animate bim, atford other parts of the moon, unilluminated two learned men of the profession, one abundant proof that, if he lives to com- by the sun, quite like a star, and even of whom-advised him to throw salt into plele his design, he will raise a literary appeared like a star of the sixth magni- the fire, and the other to throw bran in monument worthy of his own reputa- tude, seen situated to the north-east of the stable wliere his cows were kept. tion, and of the great nation whose the Woon. Dr. Olbers is inclined to Neither had any effect. Ricou theo deeds he is about to commemoratie believe that this brightness is produced consulted Du Vacher, who, without

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