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ing descriptions of the animals collected exhibit the internal structure of this comthere by Mr. Bullock, and intended as || plex machine, and merely intimates, that an appendix to the travels of the latter the mechanism is set in motion by clockin that country, which are on the eve work. It is played in the same manner of publication.

as an organ, and the keys are pressed Mr. R. C. Dallas, one of the first lite- || down with the same facility as those of rary friends of Lord Byron, will speedily the piano-forte. publish Some Account of the early Youth Joseph Hamilton, Esq. of Annadale of his Lordship.

Cottage, near Dublin, has recently pubLieutenant Morgan has in the press, | lished a small work, with the benevolent The Emigrunt's Nole-Book, with recol design of checking the destructive praclections of Upper and Lower Canada | tice of duelling. A portion of the produring the late war.

fits is to be applied to the purchase of a "An Ercursion through the United States press and type for printing such cheap and Canada in 1822-3, by an English || tracts as are best calculated to abate a gentleman, is in preparation.

vice which annually occasions thousands : A Series of Lithographic Prints of Sce- ll of actual or intended murders. The aunery in Egypt and Nubia, from drawings thor is also exerting himself for the forby Bossi, a Roman artist, executed by | mation of a society, the objects of which Messrs. Harding and Westall, are about shall be: Ist. To promote a more geneto appear in numbers.

ral opinion, that duelling originated in a A new musical instrument, called Or- || false idea of true honour, and should be ganon Pan-harmonicon, has been in | discontinued in this enlightened age.vented by a Mr. Friderici, organ-builder 2d. To promote the establishment of one of Vienna, who is said to have spent se or more courts, for the redress of injured veral years and a large sum of mo- feelings in such cases as are not within ney in its construction. According to his the spirit of existing laws.--3d. To obstatement, it is composed of more than tain the enactment of new legislative mea450 instruments; namely, 253 flutes of sures, for the abolition of a practice various tones, 92 violins, 27 flauti tra- which was despised by the bravest of dersi, 27 fluuti picoli, 24 fagotti, 27 cla- mankind, including Turenne, Raleigh, rionets and oboes. The last three, which Cæsar, and Napoleon. -- We sincerely are most naturally imitated, are said, wish that Mr. Hamilton's benevolent enhowever, to be heard above all the rest. deavours may experience all the success The crescendo and decrescendo are exqui- which they deserve. . " sayti sitely managed. The inventor does not ||

Poetry.
SONNET.

For heav'n appears to give the tempest Written during a severe Thunder-Storm.

birth! i By J. M. LACEY.

Who, shall dare pity the poor Indian's HARK! what an awful burst! it rolls afar

thought, Inimitably grand! Man's art in vain · That 'tis the voice of an incensed God; i. May try to give, in life-destroying war, That the pale lightning is with vengeance Some faint resemblance. Mercy! these

fraught, .

And works destruction at his mighty It peals tremendously, and seems to shake

nod? The vast foundations of the solid earth. || Philosophy may smile amid its lore; Such sounds should bid the bravest bosom Be mine to wonder, tremble, and adore.

quake,

again

. NATURE AND ART: : THE ROSE TO THE ZEPHYR. Nature and Art at variance were,

luconstant Zephyr, whither toying?. Which shewed most favours to the fair.

You, with every flower that blows, First Art began to urge her pleas

Longing, hasten to be joying, For preference, in words like these :

* And forsake your faithful Rose. “ The unfinish'd pieces from thy hand

lihor court the summer breeze, Around my toilet daily stard.

Nor kiss the gale that fans the trees : Beauty and bloom by thee denied, Are by my friendly aid supplied,

Yet for any new-blown fluwer, I with nice skill the tints dispose

You forsake my odorous bower. Of the pale lily and the rose.

Here, o Zephyr, breathe thy sighs; With silken brace and plastic stay,

lo my fragrant leaves repose; 1 shapely symmetry display;

And, till life within me dies, And various other graces deal,

'I will be your faithful Rose. Which the most finish'd belles reveal."

FELICITE. “ Thy works, though specious they appear," Nature replied, “but specious are,

FORGET ME NOT. Grant to give beauty thou hast power,

| Emma, when I am far away, . 'Tis but the beauty of an hour.

Far from thy happy woodland cot,
Grant with thy ronge the cheeks may glow, Let not thy love to others stray;
This hue canst thou bid ebb and flow?

Fair Emma, then forget me not!
Call the bright blush now here, now there,
As soft confusion warms the fair ?

Forget me not! 'tis thy lov'd form
In vain thy vaunted powers supply

Which chains me to this earthly spot, * The air genteel, the sparkling eye.

Mid Fortune's smiles, or Life's rough storm : The strife utequal to make short,

Then, dearest maid, forget me not! · Let models too our pleas support. The matchless Anna shall be mine :

When Spring with early blossoms crown'd Now, boaster, tell me who is thine?”

Visits thy vine-encircled cot,
And sheds her sweetest smiles around,

Then, Emma fair, forget me not!

When Summer's sun all fervent glows,
TO SLEEP.

And Sol bis brightest ray has shot, o Sleep! if thy soft dreams can charm to and lovely looks the blushing rose, rest,

Then, then, my love, forget me not! Come, gentle Sleep, in visions make me When Autumn, mild and pleasing maid, blest:

In russet garb shall seek thy cot, Through worlds mysterious, borne on fairy And deck with varying tints the glade, wings,

Then, Emma fair, forget me not! Darkness is light, another Eden springs.

When Winter from his frozen bow Then Poverty lifts up her weaken'd head,

Shoots icy arrows o'er thy cot, And Sickness sees fresh roses deck the bed.

| Thy bosom, spotless as his show, The slave unfetter'd starts from dumb de

Shall sigh to me--forget me not! spair, Bursts through his iron cell, and breathes If, mid the battle's rage, fair maid, the balmy air.

I fall on War's impurpled spot, In each calm'd bosom, lull'd by Sleep's deep || And sleep in Death's oblivious shade, spell,

Then, Emma fair, forget me not! Soft scenes arise where Fancy loves to dwell. Forget me not! but o'er that sod Angels of peace! ah! watch their slumber- | Plant flowers, to mark the hapless spot; ing woes,

There lift thy heaven-blue eyes to God, And guard the Sabbath of their dear repose! || With prayers that he forget me not!

M. :

OXONIENSIS.

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PAGE 1. VIEW OF HAMPTON-House, THE RESIDENCE OF THE LATE Mrs. GARRICK 63

2. - RICHINGS LODGE, THE SEAT OF THE RIGHT Hon. John SULIVAN 65 13. LADIES' MORNING Dress. 4. BALL DRESS

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CONTENTS.

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PAGE Site MISCELLANIES.

- MUSICAL REVIEW. VIEWS OF COUNTRY Seats. — Hampton

WATSON's Overture, Songs, &c. iu “Pride House, the Residence of the late Mrs.

shall have a Fall” ... . . . . . 113 GARRICK

.... 114 . . . . . ._:

EaVestaff's “ La Solitude” Richings Lodge, the Seat of the Right

“ Ah! why display those Hon. John SULIVAN . . . . . . . 65 charms, fair maid" : The Honest Cheesemonger...

LILLYCROP's a Paint and wearily" . GAELIC RELICS. No. XIV.-Allan the Vocal Anthology, or the Flowers of

Lion, Leader of Clan na Geallana and Song. Part XI. iii.."... 15 Chieftain of Dowart (concluded) ;.

. FASHIONS. Cousin Mary. (From Our Village, LONDON FASHIONS. - Ladies' Morning Sketches of Rural Character and sce

Dress . ... . nery," by Miss MITFORD) . . .. Ladies Bail Dress ::

: The Noviciate continued) . ... 76 General Observations on Fashion and A Defence of Widows. By J. M LACEY. 83 | Dress . : : :: .. . ib. The Confessions of a Rambler. No. X. . French Female Fashions .... My Old Cloak . . . . . . . . . Sketches of Character, Manners, and

Mr. LOWRY . . . . . . . . 119 the State of Society in the Country

INTELLIGENCE,
Towns of Italy (continued) . . . .
Was it a Ghost ?

LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC 121 · · · · · · · The Pirate :: ::: .... . .

POETRY. The Giants of the Sharka Valley: Apo The Improvisatrice. From The Impro

palar Tale of Bohemia ... : . 106 visatrice and other Poems, by L. E. L. 122 Filippo Pistrucci, the Italian Improvi Ballad . . . . . . . . . . . . 124

satore... . . . . . . . . 111 ll Lines on the Death of Lord Byron .. ib.

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