Of nearly two hundred species of birds, || mass of materials, assembled by the prothe greater number are undescribed. Of | prietor in so short a space of time, suffithe fishes of Mexico and its coast, Mr. ciently attests the enterprising spirit and Bullock's catalogue embraces between || industry of our countryman; and cannot two and three hundred species. It is to fail to afford equal gratification to the be regretted, that several living animals, | lounger in search of amusement, and to new or little known in Europe, have not the man of science desirous of obtaining borne our climate. A cabinet of minerals || more intimate knowledge respecting a completes the collections belonging to the country of which we are still in a state of different kingdoms of nature. This vast " comparative ignorance.


SORROW'S ADDRESS TO THE Still soften wretchedness and pain; * POPPY.

Still give those dreamy hours,

That seem like health return'd again,

Thou best of Nature's flow'rs!
Farewell, bright rose! thy charms no more
To this sad breast are dear;

Though once I thought thy lovely flow'r

A FRAGMENT. The best of all the year.

Slow in the eastern sky, the orb of day Farewell to ev'ry other gem

His ruddy tints disclos'd. Anon his beams, That blooms in summer's hour!

In sportive mood, danc'd in the crystal I court a weed, whose rougher stem

wave. Yet bears a brilliant flow'r.

With lightsome hearts Neptune's rude sons To thee, red poppy, now I pay

commence A willing bosom's theme;

Their daily task. The balmy breeze of morn For thou hast sooth'd my sickly day

Distends her sails, and through the liquid With many a happy dream:

plain Hast stol'n away the canker grief,

The stately ship pursues her trackless course,

Inspiring hope, that lights the youthful breast And bid those moments cease,

(And e'en illumes the languid eye of age), That seem's too sad to hope relief,

Cheer'd the gay crew. The fragrant breath Till thou didst bring me peace.

of spring, E'en pain before thy pow'r has fled;

That swept o'er flow'ry mead, o'er blossom’d The eye, unclos'd before,

spray, Has shut in sleep, so deep and dead,

And gardens rich in Nature's choicest sweets, As though 'twould wake no more.

Dispens'd its odours to the ravish'd sense. These are thy potent charmful pow'rs; Above, the azure canopy of heav'n, for these I love thee then,

Whose bright serenity no vapour dimm'dThou worst of weeds, thou best of flow'rs | Below, the rippling waters, that appear'd Thou foe and friend of men.

With gentle care the vessel to support,

As a fond mother clasps her lovely babe, For though thy soothings are divine,

Foretold a speedy issue of their hopes.
When man but seeks thy use,
Yet sometimes madness may incline

Far greater joy To deep and dire abuse.

Inspir'd their souls than spring or youth can

yield. His own, or else another's life,

They sought their native land. Thro' years Before thy pow'r may fall:

of toil Murd'rous, or suicidal strife,

The thoughts of those they lov'd, whose arFor punishment must call.

dent prayers Yet the great good thou dost, bright weed, were breath'd alone for them, made labour Is more than all thy harm :

light. Hail then, red poppy! take thy meed; Delightful thought, on which the adventurer I own thy pow'rful charm.


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Who braves the horrors of the rugged north, I Not one escapes to tell their wretched lot.
Or pants beneath the sun's meridian ray, Ill-fated souls! scarce had their own b
In Afric's torrid zone.

A dark’ning speck Welcom'd their earnest gaze. So near their Now veil'd the horizon-larger it became

homes, Darker it grew-it spread, o'ershadowing Where many, many days they fondly deem'd The beautiful blue sky. A murmuring of happiness and joy were yet in store, Came on the wind-a piercing cry was beard, To perish thus! Night clos'd the scene-the The storm - bird's scream-utter'd as if to warn

Saw fathers, mothers, wires, with hurried The mariners of danger near at hand.

step The oldest seaman, nurs'd in peril's lap, || And dread suspense, traverse the sandy Could not anticipate, without dismay,

beach. The coming night. Sure omens of a storm- | The storm had ceas'd-its dire effects apA fearful storm-in terror they beheld.

pear'de The breeze increas'd-anon it died away. The shatter'd fragments of the luckless ship, A deathlike silence reign'd. As in array The pallid corses of her hapless crew, Two hostile armies meet-a pause ensues Bestrew'd the calmer surface of the deep. Now the fierce onset the adjacent hills

Each wave impell’d some human form ashore. Re-echo : so with vengeful fury fraught The once-luv'd features of an only son The tempest-winds arose to agitate

Parents recall'd, though time had wrought a The bosom of the deep. The mountain waves

change. . Now bore the vessel to the clouds, and now Wives sought their busbands, children sought She headlong sinks. A frightful gulf beneath

their sires, Yawns to receive her. Darkness reign'd Maidens their lovers. Grief alone was seen around : en

In various shapes. Some wrung their hands, The foaming billows, with a desperate sweep, Some tore their hair, while some with frenzy Rush o'er the deck. At length the murky

ravid. clouds

Some could not reep. The sweetest mourner Discharge the pitiless torrent. All aghast,'

there, The wretched crew, mute, motionless, survey Beside a youthful.corse poor Mary knelt. ; At intervals, when the red lightning's glare She press'd his clay-cold hand. Awhile her Illumes the borrid scene, impending death!

heart, Despair sat on each brow. With folded arms, In silent sorrow wrapt, knew no relief. Some ventur'd to address a prayer to heav'n, | The fount of grief at length dissolv'd; the Who never pray'd before ; while some, more

tears stern,

Cours'd down her cheeks. She look'd around With horrid imprecations curs'd the hoar

amaz'd, That gave them birth, The clam'rous gale || To find that misery reign'd in other hearts but mock'd

Desolate as her own. “Now am I left Their idle lamentations. Yet once more In the wide world without one friend!” she The signal-gun was heardona last essay

cried. Life is still dear while hope of life remains: || A smiling cherub on her breast repos'dDeceitful hope! cloth'd like the queen of A lovely boy, too young to know his loss : flow'rs

Waking, he stretch'd to her his little hand; In beautiful attire, a deadly thorn

The smile of innocence illam'd his face. • Lurks 'neath its sweets. Amid the fearfull" Alone, said I? No, no'; while thou art strife .

left, Of battling elements, no pitying hand Dear image of thy sire, to bless my sight, Is stretch'd to save. Sudden the cries of death || For thee I'll live. I am a mother still!” Are hush'd! 'Tis o'er! they sleep a peaceful ||


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. 249 2.-MDELAFORD Park, THE SEAT OF C. Clowes, Esq. 3. LADIES' MORNING DRESS : . . . . . . . . . Sur 4, DINNER Dress . . . . . . . .

. ib. 5. ASTRONOMICAL CLOCK;". . . . . . : . 309 6. MUSLIN PATTERN.



|| Vocal Anthology, Part X. . . . . . 288

Severn's“ How all is still around me". ib. VIEWS OF COUNTRY SEATS.-Wanstead. -

Morair's Divertimento for the PianoHooge, late the seat of William Pole

forte . . . . . . . . . . . 289 TILNLY Long WELLESLEY, Esq. . . 249

Ries's Rondo on Bishop's Air “ When in Delaford Park, the Seat of C. Clowes,

disgrace" . . . . . . ; ib. Esq. . . . . . . . . . . .

PARRY's " A lover's eyes can gaze an ca.", A Lesson for Fathers . . . . . .

gle blind". . .

. . .

. . The Frolicsome Duke

. . .'.

" Only love, my lore, the more" The Loiterer in Paris. No. Vu ... 258

KIALLMARK's " Isabel" . . . . . Description of the Slochd Aliriman, or

RAWLINZ's Divertimento . . . . . the Nursing Cave, commonly called ".

llatus's " My bonnie bark" .... the Spar Cave, in the Isle of Sky, . 262 Madalena, or the Consequences of Elope.. .

FINE ARTS. . ment (concluded) ........ 264

|| Mr. Bullock's Collections illustrative Some Particulars of LUDWIG VON BEET

of Ancient and Modern Mexico . . 291 HOVEN, the celebrated Musical Compo

Mr. Cooke's Exhibition of Drawings . 299 ser . . . . . . . . . . . . 268

Society of British Artists . . . . . 304 Martha the Gipsy: From “ Sayings and

| Grecian Gallery .. . .. Doings," attributed to Mr. THEODORE

. .. 307 Hook . . . . . . . . . . . 270

FASHIONS. The Hen-pecked Author . . . . . 276 The Confessions of a Rambler No.VIII. 278 | London Fasulons. - Ladies' Morning Remarkable Instance of Religious Into- 1 Dress . .. ... ..... 308 lerance in the Seventeenth Century . 282 || Ladies' Dinner Dress . · · MUSICAL REVIEW.

FASHIONABLE FURNITURE,- estrunomical De Pixnx's British and Foreign Popular

Clock . . . . . . . . . . . Airs . . . . . . . . . . . . 286

CUTLER'S “ Aussitôt que la lumière" . . 287 LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC 310

"Mary,” a Song ..... ib.
“Sweet Elleu, the Maid of the

Mill” ........... 288 To the River Lea ........ ib.

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