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When thus fitted out there is not a doubt
| Mr. Venables partial to garb gay and martial,

: (ORIGINAL.] He'll escape all this laugh and this joke:

His wig and his gown laid aside; nights, Ladies, and Mayors, and younger surveyors, Legal habits now spurning, with ardour seem'd burning, All know that he's pure heart of oak.

And march'd with a soldierly stride.

® | Addressed to a Young Lady, on leaving England for the

Benefit of Health.
Tho' in this case he falter'd, the Case will be alter'd When the Conqu'ror came o'er, his great grandfather
When next to a ball he shall go.

wore In future, our trust is, he'll do himself Justice,

This dress, it is said ; which appears

Adieu, dear Mary! for your loss I grieve,
Nemto omnibus horis, we know.
(Compute it who can) to allow to each man

Since you your native land so soon must leave;
A hundred and eighty odd years.

The choicest blessings Heaven can bestow,
In a Don Cossack's dress, most splendid, we guess,
On this, to be brief, which exceeds all belief,

Ever attend you wheresoe'er you go.
Gabriel Swainson was marching about;

The next zorit of error will tell us,
His cbin so well smeared with a capital beard,

That happiness which from fair virtue springs,
Perhaps to divert us, that since Gislebertus,
That at first we could scarce find him out.

The race have been long-winded fellows.

Which consciousness of inward merit brings,
Henry Newsham's Cossack, with the belt at his back,

May you possess : and spotless innocence
Now here let us rest, as for time we are press'd;
And other appointments so gay,
But should this excite any laughter,

Attend your steps, and be a sure defence
Were all quite correct, as we well might expect, It is possible when we have run through the men, Against all evil, in thought, word, or look,
And in dancing he figur'd away.
We may draw up the ladies hereafter.

Or bait destructive of temptation's hook. li erer again we should fight the French-men,

Be heaven-born truth companion of your way, We'll send these two heroes to brave 'em ;

And gentle prudence all your actions sway: . With a cloud of Cossacks, such as these at their backs,

Dear girl! that traveling through change of air, Lord help 'em! for nothing could save 'em.

TO M. W.

Through God's assistance, and paternal care, Two knights most renowned, now appear'd on the

Ah, Mary! when thy sighs were given,

Restore your health, is my most ardent prayer.) Clough and Parke as De Banf and Sir Brian ;

And thy fond prayers aspir'd to heaven,

When the tempestuous ocean first you cross, c ho'the best knights by far, they were not above Parr,

To meet acceptance there;

May no rude wind or storm the vessel toss. The knight with the heart of a lion.

For one who pledged his vow, that he,

Let gentle zephyrs fan th’enlivening gale, ty some it was said, Henry Harrison's head

Whate'er thy chequered lot might be,

And Providence attend the swelling sail. -- With the wig of old Sytur was grac'd:

That lot with thee would share ;

While thus the vessel gently cuts its way Rehers, quite at a loss, called him Dr. Pangloss,

Through the smooth waves, you'll with delight survey But neither quite clearly was trac'd.

Inspiring hope, the glistening tear,

(If neither fear nor sickness give you pain) le was neither array'd, nor preach'd he, nor pray'd

To me was rendered doubly dear,

The various wonders of th'extensive main. Like Syntor; and no one would guess

And did my soul sustain,

When you've lost sight of England, if you find Although LL.D. he might readily be)

As on thy gentle lips I prest

A sigh escape for those you've left behind ; He could ever be A, double S.

The kiss that soothed my ardent breast,

If fixed your mind on absent friends should be, Mr. Butler Clough was an excellent stuff

And eas'd my mental pain.

Perhaps among the rest you'll think of me.
Of the order St. Francis, a Friar;
Tho' great was the trial, with much self-denial,

But now, alas ! I find too true,

| When safely landed on a distant shore, No wine did he ever require.

The cup of bliss dash'd from my view,

And all alarming fears and dangers o'er,
And joy to sorrow turn;

May those dear relatives to whom you're bound, Friar Tuck, as reported, John Stavert supported,

In perfect health and happiness be found ;

Though still remembrance loves t'enhance
With his staff, and his beads, and his cross;
Par vobiscum pronounced, as himselt he announced, The magic of thy pensive glance,

And may your meeting be with pleasure crowned. 2. Yet for something seem'd quite at a loss.

On wings of fancy borne. -- lut when the Black Knight, with a keen appetite,

GULI.
Had joined him; no longer prevented

St. James's-street, March 9, 1821.
The pasty to find, Mrs. Aspinall kind
Had to the Committee presented.

AN INGENIOUS MECHANIC. she eagerness such is, that both had their clutches

RETROSPECTION. - Soon in it; and quickly 'twas clear'd; Åke the story they tell about Copmanhurst cell,

We give insertion (verbatim) to the following The venison soon disappear'd.

When pensive Memory ling'ring strays,

sketch, at the desire of a correspondent, whose acbree big little Boys made a terrible noise ;

Mid scenes where hope illusive smild,

count of H. HEATON we entirely believe, because However it caus'd no disaster :

And o'er the grave of other days

we have beard the same description of his ingenui was Crowder's delight to see (flying a kite)

Sheds the sad drops of joy beguild, : Dick Massie beat Rathbone his Master.

ity from the most respeetable quarters.

With tearful eye, their morn she views,
fut talking of Boys, with their marbles and toys,
Just brings to our memory clear;
As clust'ring roses gaily dawn;

RALPH HEATON.
in Old Boy so famous, that who would not blame us Sees too, alas! that rosy hues
To leave his description out here?

" The person who invented and constructed the Are fleeting as the dawning morn.

Ovens, during the siege of Gibraltar, for heating the is cock-and-pinch'd hat, with his wig and cravat, And past their evenings flatt'ring dream,

shells, resides at present in Birmingham; his name And other things tedious to tell ;

That future hours in bliss array'd,

is Ralph Heaton. He has also invented a most curi. lis shoes with square toes, little buckles, silk hose,

ous machine for makiog of button sbanks, of so com. His fine old face all suited well.

Gone as the meteor's fragile beam ;

plicated a nature that although be did not obtain a

Delusive as a meteor's aid. 3y his coat of straight cut, and his walk without strut,

patent for it, and adınits every mechanic readily to i He performed the Old Boy, to the lite;

For, see where Time, with icy hand,

see it, there is not one who could ever construct And what is yet wanted will quickly be granted,

Hath strewn each flow'ret Hope had wreath'd :

another. He sold one of them to Tomlinson, the A nice little conny old wife.

great manufacturer, for two thousand pounds; On Lethe's shore, oblivion's strand,

and such is the quickness with which it performs in constant good spirits, and all other merits,

They lie, of every charm bereav'd.

its operations, and the ease with wbich it is conGood-humoured, as all will agree; The Father of Fancies and all these gay dances,

Yet, though reflection wakes the sigh,

ducted, that although the said Tomlivson manufacg Richard Harrison here we may see.

And mingling tears responsive flow,

tures a considerable quantity of buttons, he is amply

supplied with shanks by the numerous nobilty Doctor Formby, well drillid, the character fill'd

Still dear on Memory's wing to fly,

and gentlemen who visit his manufactory, most Of a very old Soldier, 'tis said ;

And trace past scenes of joy or woe:

of whom spend a few minutes in working this inge. But by Loftus defied, this old Soldier tricd To pick the eyes out of his head.

And feel the soft, the pensive charm,

nious piece of machinery.

" The said Ralph Heaton is also author of many

That lights the Muse's sacred fire, Loftus, thinking this cruel, had thoughts of a duel,

other ingenious inventions, and has made many im.

When borne from earth on Fancy's arm, . Which only more mischief foreboded :

provements on the structure of steam-engines, and He pitied poor Lof. for his pistol went off,

The rapt soul strikes the poet's lyre.

has by his inventive faculty accumulated a considera Without ever having been loadeda

G, F. able fortune."

Biographical Notices.

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Miscellantes.

I little Tom, though not old, hath paid nature's toll, I do with his work, and observed, that he would one desire to give some advice to those that survive me: had that trouble if the Turks had not burned the like

first, let gamesters consider, that death is hazard and at Alexandria. Hayter answered, “I believe with PUNNING.

passage upon the turn of a die: let lawyers consider,
'tis a hard case ; and let punners consider, how hard it | Gibbon, that this burning is a mere fable.” The other

is to die jesting, when death is so hard in digesting. replied, “I am of the same opinion with Mr. Gibhom The following most extravagant and ludicrous As for my Lord Lieutenant, the Earl of Mungomery, and am much inclined to think that this library mat effusion of the celebrated author of Gulliver's Travels I am sure he be-Wales my misfortune, and it would

burned by Alexander the Great. is inserted in the Kaleidoscope at the request of a corres- move him to stand by, when the carpenter (while all my pondent, rather than from any admiration of the com

friends grieve and make an odd splutter) nails up my

coftin. I will make a short affidavid, that if he makes position itself: not that we have any violent aversion to

THE SKELETON OF THE WRECK. my epitaph I will take it for a great honour; it is al a good pun; neither bave we imbibed the notion, that plentiful subject. His Excellency may say, that the • the man who will make a run will pick a pocket;" a art of panning is dead with Toni. Tom has taken all |

While Sir Michael Seymour was in the commandi dogma, which, by-the-bye, was fulminated by the sulky l'Excellency long live tenant to the Queen in Ireland! puns away with him ; omne tulit pun Tom. May his

I of the Amethyst frigate, and was cruising in the cynic Johnson, rather for the sake of the alliteration of We never Herberd so good a governor before. Sure

Bay of Biscay, the wreck of a merchant ship drome the sentence than the truth of the position. It would be Mun go merry home, that has made a kingdom so

past. Her deck was just above water; her love be affectation in us to say, that we object to a good pun happy. I hear my friends design to publish a collection

in asts alone standing. Not a soul could be seen a in its proper place; but we do presume to think, that

of my puns : now I do confess, that I have let many a board; but there was a cubhouse on deck, which w

pun go chat did never pungo; therefore, the world must the appearance of having been recently patched with puns ought to be used more sparingly than in the fol- read the bad as well as the good : Virgil has long fore- old cauvas and tarpawling, as if to afford shelter lowing grotesque specimen. Although a single quince told it, punica mala leges. I have had several fore- to some forlorn remnant of the crew. It ble at

| bodings that I should soon die. I have of late been often may improve the flavour of the apple-tart, we would

this time a strong gale; but Sir Michael. Isterio at committee, where I sat o'er die in diem. I conversed only to the dictates of humanity, ordered the sea not fall into the mistake of the little boy, who wished

much with the usher of the black rod : I saw his medals to have the apple-tart made entirely of quinces.-Edit and woe is me dull soul! not to consider they are but

to be put about, and sent off a boat wib instruc

tions to board the wreck, and ascertain whether dead men's faces stamped over and over, by the living, Kal. which will shortly be my condition.

there was any being still surviving whom the help | “Tell Sir Andrew Fountaine I ran clear to the botA LETTER ON THE DEATH OF TOM ASH,

of bis fellow-man might save from the grasp il tom, and wish he may be a late a river where I am

death.
death...

The boat rowed towards the drifting tex;
A NOTORIOUS PUNSTER.

going. He used to brook my compliments : may his and while struggling with the difficulty of getting

sand be long a running, not quick sand like mine. 'Bid through a high-running sea close alongside, the Written by Dr. Swift.

him avoid poring upon monuments and books, which crew shouting all the time as loud as the only

is in reality but running among rocks and shelves to stop an object like in appearance to a bundle of clothes SIR,Tom Ash died last night. It is conceived he

his course. May his waters never be troubled with was observed to roll out of the cubhouse again

nola | mud or gravel, nor stopped by any grinding-stone. May I the lee shrouds of the mast. With the end of was so much puffed up with my Lord Lieutenant's favour, that it struck him into a fever. I here send you his friends be all true trouts, and his enemies laid as flat

boat-hook they managed to get hold of it, and his dying speech, as it was exactly taken by a friend in as flounders. I look upon him as the most fluent of his

bauled it into the boat when it proved to be the short-band. It is somewhat long, and a little'incoherent: Irace, therefore let him not despond. I foresee bis black but he was many hours of delivering it, and with severod will advance to a pike, and destroy all our ills.

truok of a man, bent head and knees together, and

so wasted away as scarce to be felt within the area ral intervals. His friends were about the bed, and he “ But I am going: my wind in lungs is turned to

clothes which had once fitted it in a state of life and spoke to them thus:

a winding sheet. The thoughts of a pall begin to "My friends,-It is time for a man to look grave, apall me: life is but a vapour, car elle va pour la moindre

strength.-The boat's crew hasteped back to the when he has one foot there. I once nad only a punnick cause.-Farewell! I have lived ad amicorum fastidi-| Amethyst with this iniserable remuant of mortalar fear of death, but of late I have pundered it more seri. um, and now behold how fast I di-um !

and so small was it in bulk, that a lad of fourteen ously. Every fit of coughing hath put me in mind of Here his breath tailed him, and he expired.

years of age was able with his own hands to $ my coffin; though dissolute men seldomest think of dis

it into the ship. When placed on deck, it shows solution. This is a terrible alteration : I, that supported

There are some false spellings here and there, which

for the first time, to the astonishment of all, myself with good wine, must now be supported by a must be pardoned in a dying man.

of remaining life; it tried to move, and tri sniall bier. A fortune-teller once looked on my hand,

moment muttered in a hollow scpulchral tux and said, .This man is to be a great traveler : he will

WHIMSICAL ORTHOGRAPHY.

there is another man." "The instant those rent soon be at the diet of Worms, and from thence go to Rot is bone'--but now I understand bis double meaning.

were beard, Sir Michael ordered the boat to dete I desire to be privately buried, for I think a public fu.

The following singular letter was lately sent to a re-off again for the wreck. The sea having not neral looks like Bury fair; and the rites of the dead

spectable horse-doctor in this town :- Trawsfynyold, come somewhat smoother, they succeeded this fie pe

near Barmouth, Feb. 22, 1821.Dear Doitor--I have in boarding the wreck; aud looking into the cream too often prove wrong to the living: methinks the word itself best expresses the number, neither few nor all.

take this Pleasure of Inform you that my Legis rather house the

rhouse, they found two other human bodies. Fa'

better evry Day and almost quite well and so I am · A dying man should not think of obsequies, but ob se

like the one they had saved, to the very 10, ** quies. Little did I think you would so soon see poor

very much obleige to you, and very Glad that I meet Tom stown under a tombstone. But as the mole crumbles

without the least spark of life remaining. They with you, and I shall not forget you in my life and I the mold about her, so a man of my small mold, before will geive youar Carictor to evry body that is in my power were sitting in a shruuk up posture, a hand out I an old, may molder away. Sometimes I've rav'd that

--and I do say that I never see such good Doctor nerer resting on a tio pot, in which there was al i I should revive ; but physicians tell us, that when once

|-and If any thing in my power to do to you I will with gill of water; and a hand of the other rescat the great artery has drawn the heart awry, we shall

willing and easly make it I do Geive my best respect the deck, as if to regain a bit of salt beti, o find the core die all, in spite of the highest cordial. Bro

Bees to my Dear Doctor and to Miss and all youar good the size of a walnut, which had dropped from ? ther, you are fond of Dafy's elixir; but, when death |

famely--this from the Walce woman that you have verveless grasp. Unfortunate mea! they had # 19. comes, the world will see, that, in spite of Day, Cuarced-youar Wellissher

on their scanty store, till they had not strength : DOWN. Dilly. Whatever doctors may design by their

GWEN ELLIS.

| maining to lift the last morsel to their tot!"* medicine, a man in a dropsie, drops he not, in spite

The boat's crew having completed their Iss: mer. of Goddard's drops, though none are reckoned such high Amongst the numerous written applications for ap- choly survey, returned on board, where they feke drops. I find death smells the blood of an English pointments under the Population Act, the following the attentions of the ship's company engrosso man: a fee faintly fumbled out, will be a weak de- / were handed in:

their efforts to preserve the generous skele:on, fence against his fee fa fum. P T are no letters in death's alphabet; he has not half a bit of either: he " Sir I propos to tak the Censures of the Enhabytans seemed to have just life enongh left to brealdean moves his scythe, but will not be moved by all our sighs. of this City myself.

remembrance that there was still "another & Every thing ought to put us in mind of death: physil “Sir-I offer myselve to take the senses of the people his companion in suffering, to be saved..! cians affirni, that our very food breeds it in us; so that under the Act of Parliament. "-Limerick Chron. S. committed him to the special charge of the $7?. in our dieting we may be said to die eating. There is

geon, who spared no means which humanity or sal! mething ominous, not only in the names of diseases,

could suggest, to achieve the noble object of crea'. as Diarrha, Diabetes, Dysentery, but even in the drugs designed to preserve our lives, as Diacodion, Diapente,

anew, as it were, a fellow-creature, whom famine Anecdotes.

stripped of almost every living energy. For the Diascordiun. I perceive Dr. Howard (and I feel how

weeks he scarcely ever left his patieut, giving hard) lay thumb on my pulse, then puls it back, as if he saw Lethuni in my face. I see as bad in his; for sure When Mr. Hayter (then chaplain to the Prince of nourishment with his own band every five of the there is no physick like a sick phy. He thinks I shall Wales) was at Naples, to examine and copy the Her.

niinutes; and at the end of three weeks more, tak decease before the day cease : but before I die, before culanean MSS. he one day met at the shop of the cele

skeleton of the wreck” was seen walking on to the bell hath tollid, and Tom | Toll man is TOLD that

I deck of the Amethyst; and, to the surprise to brated bookseller Terres (famous for bis library and who recollected that he had been lifted 101 * A nick name of Ash's.

great collection of prints) a Neapolitan, with many ship by a cabin boy, presented the stately higure + The Bishop of Clogger,

| learned titles, who asked him how he was getting on a man nearly six feet high!

Fashions for April. up on the board, in order that the worms, going may move to any other square which the knight, at

naturally up, may begin to make the silk ball, present in abeyauce, may bear upon; in which case, PROMENADE,--A high dress of cambric muslin ; which being made (1 deem useless to mention it inust be absurd in him to have announced check.

botom of the skirt trimmed with a very deep flounce of what becomes of the worm, because the REARER! But there is, so far as concerus J. B. P.'s obiecbp work, atove which is a fulness of thin jaconet muslin and my readers will be undoubtedly acquainted with tion, a correct, and, if possible to J. B. P. a more po let in in a broad wave, at the edge of which is a row of it) is kept about fifteen or twenty days, until the conclusive mode of reasoning to be built on the one

embroidery. High body, tight to the shape, without same worm, which has been all the time inside, he has adopted, and which is, “ If the white queen colar, fini h d at the throat with a full trimming of

makes a hole on the top of the ball, from whence it lose her power of giving check," or of moving so as - FOTÉ. Plain long sleeve, terminated with a triple fall

comes out in the shape of a butterfly. of work. Pelise worn over this dress is composed of

This to uncover check, " because she is berself covering - Dreader-coloured zephyreene, lined with white sars

lives only four or five days; after which time it dies, a check from the black bishop," then, the black Det; the bottom of the skirt trimmed with two folds of leaviug a great quantity of eggs, which are kept queen's bishop's power loses its power of taking the satin to corres, ood, each foll adorned with a silk cord for the next year. I suppose, that the Rearer of knight, or of moving so as to uncover check, because 3t the edge.-The selisse wraps a little to the right, fas. | silk-worms is quite informed, not only of many ob- l it is itself covering check from the white queen : so tened down with full bows of zephyreene, corded at the servations I have made in this solution, but likewise that upon J. B. P.'s own showing, he could not pro. edies with satin. Plain tight body; waist rather long, of those that I think proper to omit, I will therefore long the game by playing the black queen's bishop's and finished in middle of the back with a full bow and

conclude it by assuring you that I will feel myself power. For, if the attack of the black bishop para. ed of ze hyreere High collar, very much sloped in

very happy, if they meet your approb: tion. front. Lag seere is finished at the bit:om with a ful

lizes the white queen, the previous attack of the | 18th March, 1821. L. COLLOMELLUS. ness of atin, above which are satin folds. Half sleeve

white queen, wheu moved to 6–3, must have pauccorunnly novel and pretty.

ralized the black queen's bishop's power; playing HEAD DRESS.--A bonnet of same material as pelisse,

the black bishop to 5-4 could in no way reinstate mere vith satin : of a moderate size; the zephyreene To the curious in natural history it will be interesting the power in the right it lost of moving, by the lad fall on the crown, the top of which is adorned with to learn.

| to learn, that four or five specimens of one of our rarest queen's attack at 6-3. hals ; the brim is fluted, finished at the edge with satin British fishes have been cast on shore this last year, at I shall be happy if my remarks offer any satisfac

mixed with small bows; it is lined with pale different times. on the sand and rocks between Whit- Ition to J. B. P. or any of your other amateurs of mnik zephyreene. A fuli plume of round ostrich fea- I burn and South Shields. The fish is named by authors, I ters, Lavender and white, is placed to one side ; a broad the Toothed Gilt Head. [Sparus Raji of Donovan. 207 to corre I ties it under the chin. British lace ce Sp. Niger of Turton. It was first described by Mr.

Warrington, 21st March, 1821. il in imita ion of Brussels. Half boots lavender | Ray, from a specimen cast on shore at the mouth of the loured kid, and Limerick gloves.

Tees, in 1681; and for a century after is not known to FULL DRESS.-A round dress of English lace over a la

a have been again seen. Other specimens are, however, hi:e satin slip; bottom of the skirt trimmed wi'h al

THE YOUNG OBSERVER. "since then recorded. One singularity of the fish is learnt til toance of lace, headed by a broad rouleau of white

from these late specimens, which perhaps was not tin, and surrounded by demi lozenges of lace, edged known before to any collector, viz. the exquisite quality

NO. II. ith rouleaus of satin. Plain tight body, cut square of the food, both as to the flavour and firmress. It is a ard the bust; a full plaiting of net goes round;

| very flat tish, but compressed vertically, with a large re: rows behind, only one in front; it is quilled, so a ev eye. Our ingenious neighbour, Mr. Bewick, has made

TO THE EDITOR. ir stands up and shades the bosom. A broad white la correct drawing from one specimen, which probably

sish 15 tiel behind in short bows and long ents. I wil be published. if he should extend his works on : the Leeve is composed of white lace over white satin; the natural natural history to the department of fishes. This speci.

“Si monumenta requiras, circumspice.” D.det!5 dispose din denii-lozen Ges; there are two rows | men is in length 224 inches; breadth, 74: thickness, 2!;

Epitaph.; trered in such a manner as to forni a singularly pretty / weight, 45lbs.- Newcastle Courant. kera. The hind part is plaited, and trought round

Sir, The country has generally been considered the e crown of the head; and the front hair disposed

most eligible sicuation for a person of contemplative. ( ringles, rather low at the sides, and much parted, as to display the forehead. Head dress, a pearl

habits. Philosophers and poets have expatiated on its escent, over the forehead, but very far back, and a

advantages; and almost led the world to believe that ry full plu.ne of ostrich feathers on left side. Necke and car-rings, pearls. White satin shocs, and

THE HOUSEWIFE.

a man can be neither virtuous nor wise but when imtite kid glovcs.

mersed in its delightful solitude. MR. EDITOR, I should be glad, if any of your But surely the society and conversation of our felcorrespondents would point out the best mode of low mortals need not eradicate those sentiments which preserving eggs, in such a way that small quantities do honour to our nature. The review of his army

may be taken from the bulk, without subjecting the drew tears from the tyrant Xerxes: and does the SILK WORMS. remainder to injury.

BETSEY,

sight of numbers render the citizen callous ? or, does

he feel less acutely or less tenderly than the peasant? lution to the Question of the Pearer of Silk

CHESS.

No! Virtue is the growth of a social as well as a seWOTHS, proposed in the Kuleidoscope, No. 39,

cluded life; and must not be confined within the pale TO THE EDITOR.

of retirement.

Nor is it less in ore's power to be serious than to be TO THE EDITOR.

SIR,-I have had many opportunities of seeing innocent in a town, which, to the thinking mind, will SIE, -The eggs, alias seeds, of the silk-worms, the best players of chess in Paris--several very present alternate subjects for regret and joy, for gaiety

(as the interrogator, in all probability, is aware good ones in London, and I have never seen one al- and pensiveness. -) s maller than the head of a pin. There are lowed, under any circumstances, to place his king Nay; it may be contended that a town life affords

my ways of batching them; and to prevent my in check; the obligation to do so, constituting a lutkon being too diffuse, I will mention only three stale mate. Iu iny opinion, neither the queen nor

uning a more forcible lessons on the instability of human atiairs The first is, to put them in some cotton rolled in any other piece, until actually removed by the ad.

than one spent in the country. “ Nil enim quiescit.” piece of rag; but in England I think this is not the versary's pieces, can lose their rights. On the con

To-day differs from yesterday; and to-morrow may st inc

s not warm enough. The se-trary, I have always seen, that a piece or pawn be still more different. Next week I may walk chrough nd (which, if I am not mistaken, is the best) is to covering check, may, at the same tine, give check the streets I have just traversed and meet no one of the pure them to the sun, spread on a board. The to the adversary's king; and therefore it follows, crowd I have seen this morning; nay, ere then, such iril (wbich very few persons will like to execute. I that the king cannot lay himself open to a check by lis the rage for improvements, the very appearance of withstanding that in Portugal it is the most user) the movement of a piece or a pawn, seeing, that, if by rolling them in a rag, and keeping them for the piece or pawn had not intervened, the king

the street may be so altered, that a stranger could with some days under the arm-pil, until atter a few would have been in check by the piece or pain co.

difficulty recognise it. tys (there is no certain time) they produce very vering the previous check. Suppose, that, in the

Whereas there seems to exist this distinction between tull wurms, which must, on the same day, be put course of the game, the black queen give the white the changes of the country and those of the town, Jaboaril, over some mulberry tops (which is the king check, and the white cover with a knight which that in the former, the same objects very frequently aly leaf they eat) that must be chanced (whilst shall, at the same time, place the black king in recur; but, in the latter, seldom or never. In winter tiy are so small) every three days. But having check, must the player, in this last instauce, anItained almost its full size (that is an inch nuance chick or uot? if he must, then one of two

I see the trees of my favourite field stripped of their 1019) they require new leaves every day. Being things will happen; either the queen will take the

foliage; the flowers are dead; the feathered songsters burtull size (that is an inch and a half long, liikmixbt, a id possibly at the sacrifice of a superior inute. In spring I revisit it ; the trees have regained le mure or less) the REARER is to give himself the for an if rior piece, or the king most move': bun their leaves, and afford me their wonted shade; I find souble of putting a sprig of any irte, standing if J. B. P.'s vhjectivo avail (Kal. No. 32.) the king the primrose and the violet under their accustomed

Correspondence.

Natural history.

p. 312.

liscourse

hedge; the blackbird or the throstle repeats the notes ! A word at parting with you, Mr. Editor. I have the unknown friend from whom we received our Ms. to which I bave so often listened; and nature wears been told that you have known pretty well the misery

copy through the post, was equally unapprized of the her usual look. If I continue to visit it at either of which is inseparable from a bachelor's life: there is

fact; but believed, as he states in his letter, that his

copy, transcribed from theoriginal, was the first that had these seasons, the face of things is again restored; and none to weep when we weep, nor to rejoice when we ever been consigned to the editor of any public journal. beauty and desolation reign by turns.

rejoice; and here I sit, with a poultice on my shin and We received our copy post paid, under cover and a It is not so in town. There, a moralist (like Jacques) a wounded beart: but a ray of hope gleams o'er my

seal, which we shall not describe, as our correspondent, might find matter for a thousand similies from the imagination when I think that the publishing of this

in one of his notes marked private,' says, “If at any

period of the communications, a curiosity should be shifting scene before him. To such an one, the too letter may bring relief, “ for heaven tempers the wind excited to know who the collector of these fragments common notice “ This house to be let,” would speak even to the shorn lamb ;” and why should it not do so

may be, I beg you will not lend yourself to its croatia as strongly as an escutcheon ; the transient duration of to

fication.” If FAIR PLAY will turn to our 19th num. HENRY?

ber he will find the note with which our corespondent all sublunary things be as much indicated by the flutter March 30, 1821.

prefaced the narrative, which he states has never lía of the auctioneer's flag, as by the nodding plumes of P.S. I have heard it said that notbing delights you printed.” In this it appears he was mistaken, rethe bearse; and, even in our busiest and most lively so much as the sight of merry faces; I like heartily to

withstanding which we have not a doubt that our com thoroughfares, he might point to every thing around see them myself. If you insert this letter, and the

was actually transcribed from the MS. in the Asheries

lean library. For some reason which we could not him, and exclaim, “ Si monumenta requiras, circum- lady should consent to take me for better and for worse, divine, we were requested to suspend the appkarance spice."

you shall come to the wedding; and you shall have of the notes for some time, until we should hear fan I purpose to resume this topic in a future paper; and, bride's cake enough to serve you for bread for the

from our correspondent, who has not vet favoured in the interim, remain

with further instructions. We trust we hare end whole week. Your obedient servant,

enough upon the subject to clear ourselves from the

slightest imputation of a wish to mislead the pubic:bes PYRUS,

before we take leave of our correspondent, we learn P.S.-In my last No. page 1, for “ fraternity" read

POMPOUS LANGUAGE.

define the word PLAGIARIST, in order to prove these 6 tribe.”

even on his own showing, he has made out to case. A A person, who kept a ferry on the river Potamac, was PLAGIARIST, in the general acceptation of the word, fond of pompous language; and in common

is one who steals or appropriates the ideas or languze TO THE EDITOR. used it to such a degree, that few people understood the

of another which he passes off as his own. Now, cu meaning. A gentleman inquiring after his father's correspondent, although he appears to have beat in health, he answered as follows:

error in supposing his was the first copy frue is SIR, I am a disconsolate bachelor, much io want of

“ Sir, the intense frigidity of the circumambient at. original MS., did not attempt to palm himselí na ds a belpmate: and you will confer an obligation on me mosphere has so congealed the pellucid aqueous fluid AUTHOR; on the contrary, he styles bimsete by inserting this letter. Yesterday at noon, as the of the enormous river Potamac, that, with the most mere “collector of these fragments." We sbalcoy

add, by way of apology for this protracted expla eminent and superlative reluctance, I was constrained to clock was striking twelve, I was passing St. James's procrastinate my premeditated egress into the palatine

tion, that it is of consequence to us to repel & church, when my attention was riveted upon a young province of Maryland, for the medical, chemical, and

insinuation which may tend to diminish the contiene lady passing on the other side of the street: I am sure, galonical coadjustancy and co-operation of a distin

with which we have been uniformly honoured by ou

friends. . If this note should attract the notice of S. from the manner in which she blushed, that my no- guished sensitive son of Esculapius, until the peccant,

deleterious matter of the arthritis had pervaded the cra. L. D. we may perhaps hope to hear further from bin tice of her must have exceeded the limits of good nim nium, into which it had ascended and penetrated from

on the subject. breeding, but for this I was severely punished; for, in the inferior pedestrical major digit of my parental relacrossing the street, I ran against a watchman with a tive in consanguinity, whereby his morbosity was mag EPITAPHS. We thank K-y for the pains be has taka wheelbarrow full of mud. My shins were broken nified so exorbitantly as to exhibit an absolute extin.

to copy out an epitaph, although it has very little % guishment of vivification.”

tension to novelty; and we take thig occasion to 08 against the wheelbarrow; and part of the mud was

serve, that we have a large stock of contributions in upset upon me. I did not care a fig for this; but the

this department, of which we shall probably avail ou* wicked creature laughed at my misfortune, as if she was

To Correspondents.

selves on some future occasion. highly delighted. It was my intention to watch her to

Our very industrious friend has omitted to name the her dwelling, but this unfortunate encounter with the PLAGIARISTS.-We entirely approve of the suggestion author of the Essay on Taste he has taken the

of HONESTUS, that whenever we detect a hoax sie confounded wheelbarrow prevented me; and, as I am in

to transcribe for our use.

milar to those lately exposed in the Mercury and expectation of leaving this neighbonrhood in a short

Kaleidoscope, it would be a good plan to post up the time, I dare not trust to chance for an opportunity of manuscript conspicuously in our office window, or in

The paper on the Facial Angle, together with the becoming acquainted with her.

some such public place, which might lead to a de. I trative engraving, shall be given in our neil

tection, if not of the principal delinquent, at least of It is scarcely possible for any other fair one to think

some of his auxiliaries.

The length only of the Cantos to which we before herself the object of my inquiry ; but it may prevent

interferes with their insertion. We had som mistakes if I give some description of her person. She

PLAGIARISMS.We have now before us a letter all of making a selection from them, when the lines al

luded to last week, and to which we pledged ourselves the Fancy Ball interrupted our design. is call, and a handsome figure; she was dressed in a

to reply, to the satisfaction of any reasonable person; blue pelisse, trimmed with a plain, broad, velvet bor or to acknowledge that we ourselves merited the re- | The lines by the late Mrs. Robinson, with the prette der; she wore a Leghorn bonnet, with a long poke, proaches we have recently and so unceremoniously

nary note of H. St. J-, shall appear in the Verzo,

cast upon certain detected plagiarists. Our correspon. under which was a countenance, though not regularly

r correspon as early as convenient, if our correspondent apo dent who makes his approaches under the specious

of the transfer: if not, they shall await his ordes handsome, yet it beamed with an expression and a garb of Fair PLAY, is, in all probability, sonie dis- the office. They are not at all adapted to the box witchery more captivating than beauty. It is unne. appointed poet, with whom it has been our misfortune

the Kaleidoscope. cessary to give any description of myself; the adven

to differ, as to the pretensions of his muse. Be this

as it may, he appears to chuckle at the thought that We think we have already acknowledged several coci ture of the wheelbarrow and the unfortunate sufferer

he'“ has us on the hip," if we may judge by the munications from IGNATO. must be fresh in the lady's recollection. If her affec profusion of italics and other significant hints intertions are not already engaged, it would be the object spersed throughout his letter. The sum of his charge The unexpected appearance of Lord Byron's Letters

is briefly this: that, whilst we have been taxing others which we were not aware until a few days sine, and pride of my life to make her happy, and to share

with plagiarisms, we have ourselves been guilty of obliged us to defer some communications interde my fortune with her, which, though not very large,

foisting upon the public a narrative of the Siege of La. this day's publication. They shall, however, be is sufficient to support her in that elegant sphere of thom House, as having been originally published in jected to as little delay as possible. Amongst the friend life in wbich she appears to move.

the Kaleidoscope, although it had appeared previ. with whom we have made free, on this occasion, 2*

ously in the European Magazine. "Now, it is a AMICUS I hope and trust this letter will be interpreted in the

-T-.- M.-H.-AX ANTIQUART-3 matter of little comparative consequence, whether the MANCHESTER SUBSCRIBER-TOMMY TURTOSmanner in which I am anxious it should be. As a se

interesting narrative in question had been previously T. R.-AN ASTRONOMER-E.F.M. B. of Me rious proposition to the lady in question, there are many published or not; but it is of the utmost consequence cheter-Z.-and W. S. H.-and several sthers pa** explanations which a person so applied to would re that good faith should be preserved, both in our pri ously acknowledged.

vate and public transactions; and if, as FAIR PLAY quire, and which I shall readily give to any person

probably believes, we had copied from the European duly authorised to receive them; but it would prevent Magazine, and at the same time professed to follow

Printed, published, and sold by E. SMITH 2 68 a great deal of trouble if the lady would favour me an original manuscript, we should have been guilty of

54, Lord-street, Liverpool with ber address, or give me, otherwise, an oppor.

LYING (for that detestable propensity ought always Sold also by J. Bywater and Co. Pool-lane; Evans et

to be called by its proper name.) The fact, however, win & Hall, Castle-st.; T. Smith, Paradise-s:1:". tunity of personally explaining myself to her. A line

is, that we were not aware that this document had brick, Public Library, Lime-st.; E. Wilso, bus Jeft at your office would be promptly attended to. ever appeared in print; and we feel convinced, that and J. Smith, St. James's-road, for ready or

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Biographical Notices.

singular felicity of classical language with | talent may be combined with the elegaace

which it was written. In the year 1790 he of English accomplishments. BRIEF MEMOIR

was appointed, in consequence of the death He was one of the last of that illustrious

of Dr. Cullen, to the chais of the Practice body of literary and scientific men, whose OF THE

of Physic, the most important medical pro- labours gave distinction to their country LATË DR. JAMES GREGORY,

fessorship in the University : and, for 32 during the latter part of the last century; OF EDINBURGH.

years, he sustained and increased the cele- and among the names of his intimate friends

brity which the emineace of his predecessor may be ranked those of almost all his con It is seldom our lot to record the death had conferred upon the office. During this temporaries, who will be remembered in f an individual so universally esteemed, or long period, the fame which his talents had future ages as men of science or learning : whose loss will occasion so irreparable a acquired had attracted students from all of Cullen and Black, of Reid, and Smith, lank both in the academical celebrity of parts of the world to this city, all of whom and Stewart; and we will venture to say, his city, and the national distinction of the returned to their homes with a feeling of that the spot where his remains now lie in. runtry. He has long been at the head reverence for his character, more nearly terred, beside those of Adam Smith, will oth of the medical school and the Medical resembling that which the disciples of an- long be visited by the admirers of Scottish tactice of Edinburgh, and to his great tiquity felt for their instructors than any genius, as fitted to awaken ao common relents and distinguished character much,, thing which is generally experienced in the collections. tonly of the eminence of the University, present situation of society. . . Great, however, as was his reputation

I also of the prosperity of the city, is to of the estimation in which his scientific a Professor, and as a man of science and - ascribed. For above 30 years he has merits were held throughout Europe, it is a literature, it was yet inferior to that which nually taught the medical students of the sufficient proof, that he is one of the few his character had acquired among his periversity the most important part of their of our countrymen who have been honoured sonal friends. Descended by the father's ofessional duties; and an admiration for with a seat in the Institute of France; aside from a long and memorable line of ani abilities, and reverence for his character, distinction which is only conferred upon cestors, among whom the friend and conve, in consequence, extended not only as a very small and select number of foreigners. temporary of Newton is numbered ; and as the English language is spoken, but As a literary man he has long enjoyed a by the mother's from one of the most far as the light of civilization has spread very high reputation. His acute and dis- ancient noble families of Scotland, his chathe world. Perhaps there is no scientific criminating mind was early devoted to the racter was early formed on an elevated 10 now in existence whose name is so study of Metaphysics; and in the Literary model, and throughout his whole life he iversally revered, or whose instructions and Philosophical Essays, which he pub- combined, in a degree seldom equaled, the ve diffused over so wide a sphere the lished in the year 1792, is to be found one studies and acquirements of a man of sci. Pans of relieving human distress. of the most original and forcible refutations ence, with the taste and honourable feels He was appointed in the year 1776, at of the dangerous doctrine of Necessity, ings of a high-born gentleman. While e early age of 23, to the professorship of which has ever appeared. To his reputa- his name, in consequence, was respected - Theory of Physic, and he continued totion as an accomplished scholar all the well-throughout Europe, his society was sought exh this class, with great distinction, for informed persons in both parts of the island after by the first persons of rank and emiyears. As a text-book for his lectures, can bear testimony; he was one of the few nence in the country; and, like his lamented published, in the year 1782, his Conspec- men who have rescued this country from friend Mr. Playfair, he maintained, in so

Medicinæ Theoretica, which soon be- the imputation of a deficiency in classical ordinary degree, the important communime a work of standard reputation over taste, which is thrown upon it with too much cation between the aristocracy of rank and

Europe, not only in consequence of the justice by our southern neighbours, and he of talent. The brilliancy of his wit, and mentific mcrims which it possessed, but the demonstrated, that the vigour of Scottish I the epigrammatic force of his conversation,

1776, at of the most original and forcible refund. one studies and aca

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