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The Ormus' mines--and, from those Summer Our Soldiers are Lobsters, from time out of mind; But no sable garb of woe
In the class of the Sword-fish, the Bullies we find; The Zegries were seen to wear ;
And still going on with a fling of their wit,
'Twas that the Gazules dar'd
With th' Alabezes to decree
Accustomed to slide and to wriggle and bend, Death as the villain's just reward.
Into the court of Lions, bold,
We know that a Monarch must end in a Whale; There they find the cruel King,
* The above romance commemorates the exeAnd breathe and live-I-I am one of those
cution of thirty-six of the Abencerrages by the Whom mighty Spirits from the mid air (beings Ais slaves, like the Stock-fish, are made to be Zegries and Gomeles, two Moorish families,
And as the poor herrings were made to be eaten, Moorish King Mulahacen. It appears that the Who have no home, save—all the universe;
beaten. Who wander on from sphere to sphere, and share
accused them falsely of treason; and that the
Gazules and Alabezes, other Moorish families, Their subtle properties with man—who bathe
Here the Critics as Crabs, still perverse in their avenged them, by slaying the tyrant in the Court In flood and fire, and revel in the storm,
gait; And fling the shivering lightning round in sport, while the Players and Wits are as Grigs in this
of Lions, in the Alhambra. Themselves incorporate with the element)
state; Aye-I am one to whom these Beings bend
The Writers of Prose, Salmon, Haddock, and
But as to the Poet, the Poet's an odd fish,
Inscribed to Miss S. H.
On a mountain's Southern side,
Where no North wind nips the rose,
But where constant currents glide,
And each sweetest wild-How'r blows;
Where Experience, who in vain
* Wander'd all the wide world o'er,
Seeking case, but finding pain,
Meets Content, and roains no more ;
Here I'll pass my future days,
In a vine-envelop'd Cot, Epistle from Richard in Town, to Robin in That I fear I shall only be lost in the tide;
Open to the solar So to fancy I'll leave all the rest of the Fishes, the Country, on the late Floods.*
Every worldly care forgot.
Widely devious then I'll stray, I inust tell thee, dear Robin, men's faith in the
When, with variegated dyes, Sun
Bright eye'd morning's early ray As we'l as the Moon, is now pretty nigh done,
ROMANCE FROM THE SPANISH.
Like a tulip paints the skies. Strange fancies and fears in their brains are afloat
Now the mountain's height I'll scale,
En las torres de la Alhambra, &c. It is thought all our journeys will be in a boat;
Now I'll track the pathless wood;
Historia de las Guerras de Granada. Nay further, some think that this now solic!
Edit. Barc. p. 328.
Now, descending to the vale,
Follow the meandering flood.
Pleasing rovings—but alone,
Echoed clamours loud and deep;
Oh! how shortly they will cloy;. And many are taking in fancy their place,
And Granada's warlike sons
Shall I then thy absence mourn-From the huge bulky Whale to the Minnow and
Were seen to hide their heads, and weep
Will not Emma share my joy ?
Happy then, when she is near,
I will form the grot and bower, For they very well know that all fishes are mute; Abencerrages thirty-six,
For her spread the gay parterre, Yet, soothed with the thoughts of the gay coral
All of blood and valour high
Rich with every choicest flower. groves, Where, as fishes, they still expect graces and loves,
Whom Zegries and Gomeles
Never wearied, then I'll tend Giving scope to their fancies, our sweet pretty
Of treason to the King accus'd
Every tree that she approves ;
Heavy laden boughs shall bend
With the fruit that Emma loves.
Or aloft on rapid wing,
Should the praise of all engross;
When at morn the Lark shall soar; afraid Sirez boary, matrons grave, and babes,
Or at eve, when anthems ring Of passing their time as a Dab or a Maid.
Declar'd in tears their heavy loss.
From the happy woodland choir; Conjecture goes on in this aqueous round,
Deplor'd their cruel taking off,
Lost in converse, with her stray; And shows, in its course, where each class may
The ladies of Granada rare;
Or, with book on mossy seat,
List delighted to the lay,
Pour'd around, of woodnotes sweet, We congratulate our readers that the fair weather of the last ten days relieves the aquatic Lady of high rank was none
Where the violets' lowly beds apprehensions excited by our humorous Corres That did not in weeds appear;
Balmy fragrance wide dispense; pondent, whose epistle should have appeared last
Cast his arms for sable suit
Where the lilies lift their heads, week. -Ed.
Each advent'rous cavalier.
Embleins of her innocence;
Where the honeysuckles bloom,
the government of his native isle, which that Mr. Gifford next appeared in the field Where the humble jasmines creep, Wbere the lilacs shed perfume,
bas so long been the envy of the world. of literature, by publishing his elaborate
Mr. Gifford was principally educated at and truly legitimate History of France. Proudly nodding o'er the steep,
Repton, under the late Dr. Prior, to whose It appeared in the year 1792; and it is From whose cloud-encircled head,
care he was consigned by his grandfather, not a little surprising, that till that period Far and wide, the enraptured eye
his father dying when he was only a few we had no authentic history of a country May behold the prospect spread,
months old.' He was afterwards sent to for so many centuries regarded as Till it joins the distant sky
Oxford, where his mind, naturally vigorous, natural enemy—a sentiment which it is
was much augmented in its powers, and earnestly to be hoped will henceforth give O then, Emma! lovely fair!
much enlarged in its capacities, by the very way to the more liberal feelings of the Thou in whom all charis combine! imple rarige which his studies embraced in present age, and that France and England Spring's luxuriance come and share, that renowned seat of academical learning. vill, for the future, appear only as rivals in Summer's fruit, and Autumn's vine.
He inherited a very large patrimonial estate, ditfusing amongst mankind the arts and And when Winter war shall wage,
but his grandfather dying in 1772, when he blessings of peace and humanity.
himself was only 14 years of age, his proShort'ning day, and length’ning night,
The principles of the Jacobin Club Shelter'd from its stormy rage,
perty was left in the hands of guardians having found their way into this country, Still our Cot shall yield delight. during his minority. Mr. Gifford was in- he published a
“ Plain Address to the tended for the bar, and the liberal nature common sense of the People of England; Contemplation, reverend Seer,
of his studies, together with the strong bent being an exposure of Paine's Life and With the heaven-clirected eye,
of his natural genius, eminently qualified Writings" (1792.) Hope shall strengthen, banisli fear,
him, for obtaining the highest honours in On the breaking out of the war in 1794, And diffuse tranquillity.
that noble profession, which his father had Mr. Gifford's abilities took a more active
embraced before him; but, although in 1781 and ample range; and his sound prinSul’ring Cotters then shall know W'bere to fly, to seek redress;
he took chambers in Lincolu’s-Inn, he was ciples, historical and constitutional knowIf we cannot banish woe,
diverted, soon after, from the continued ledge, and vigorous style, displayed at once, We will strive to make it less.
and regular prosecution of his professional to the admiration of thousands, the true
pursuits, by circumstances of a private and friend of his King and Country, and the Misery shall heave her siglı;
domestic nature, which it is inmaterial to consummate politician. Poverty shall tell her tale;
detail, but which, in a short time, operating His next work was “ An Address to the And thy ready sympathy
on his ardent and susceptible mind, deter- Members of the Loyal Associations.” This To relieve shall never fail. inined him upon returning to France, where
most interesting publication first appeared, those high powers with which he was gifted we believe, in the year 1796. We have Round the faggot's evening blaze
were still further matured, and where, pro- before us the ninth edition, published by Some few social Friends shall smile; Or with tale of former days
fiting alike from the conversations of the Longman, in 1798. It was reprinted ten Hoary Age the hours beguile.
learned, and the cultivation of letters, his different times, and we have been credibly
character assumed that commanding energy informed that upwards of 100,000 copies Come, thou Fair, with Pity's eye!
which distinguished him so much amongst were circulated! The effect it must have Charity personified !
his contemporaries. During his residence produced may easily be conceived. Share with me these scenes of joy, there he was introduced to the British Am
Having obtained a high reputation as an Be my friend, companion, brile. J. A. bassador, in whose more immediate circle author, he continued to write witb much
he continued to move for several years. celebrity. In 1795 he published a “ Letter
His society was courted by the highest and to the Earl of Lauderdale,” in answer to a BIOGRAPHY.
most enlightened circles; and many and Pamphlet of his Lordship on the Finance lasting were the tributes of respect and at Measures of the Administration. This went
tachment he afterwaris received from those through several editions: it consisted of JOHN GIFFORD, Esq.
Nobles, who saw the work of destruction 144 closely printed pages, and was wrich the blind policy of their governinent stantly republished till the year
1800. It has been frequently observed, that the was preparing for their devoted country, and Shortly after appeared his Description of lives of literary men are enlivened by few which their talents and influence were not a residence in France during the years 1792 incidents, and therefore seldom atford any sufficient to prevent. It was here, in England, and 1795, in a series of letters. In the great scope for biographical remark; for, under the agis of true liberty, that they had following year he published the “ Bunditti variety of action is not to be expected in time to deplore those fatal councils, and hat Unmasked, or Historical Memoirs of the the closet, or in the privacy of study: a
want of firmness, which drove them from Present Times." simple narrative, therefore, of their writing their native land, and reduced them froin About this time, public opinion was and opinions, is all that we can hope to
power and afiluence to indigence and misery much divided upon the propriety of the tind in their history. The subject of this Vany an able article on the previously un contest. The Ilon. Thomas Erskine, aftermernoir forms an exception to this obser. known causes of their misfortunes, pro-wards Lord Chancellor, having in a letter vation on the general tenor of the lives of ceeded from the pens of those noble exiles, expressed his sentiments in direct opposiliterary men, for Mr. Gifford's embraced a and appeared in a work alone sufficient tó tion to the views of the then ministry, on very wide and variegated field, chiefly in the immortalize the name of Gifford !
the causes and consequences of the war, character of a political writer and an active It was as the historian of his own country was answered by Mr. Gifford, which is the magistrate. In the introduction of this that Mr. Gitford first put forth his claims most important of all his pamphlets, and is gentleman to the notice of our readers, we as a public writer; the History of England, entitled an Answer to Lord (then Mr.) bring forward a man not inore distinguished which bears his name, carne ilown only to Erskine's Causes and Consequences of the by the eminence of his learning and talents, the reign of Elizabeth. The death of his war with France,” which had an unprecethan by the goodness of his heart. At à publisher intervened before the completion dented circulation, and was deemed by time when the kingdom was so seriously of the work, and it is to be regreited that many competent judges little inferior to divided with anarchy, republicanism, and that circumstance should have put an end the best productions of the celebrated treason, he most zealously aided those to his labours in a field where his talents Burke. whose opinions and principles were truly had such ample scope for their display:
With this valuable and important publiloyal and constitutional, "displaying his The violence of the French revolution cation, every prediction in which the author talents in developing and counteracting the obliged him to return to England. It was had the happiness to live to see verified, plans and maclainations of levellers against shortly after his return from the Continent Mr. Gitford, we are informed, closed his
Papier as a wriers of derdehed politis wife, a most amabile ad ascomplished ! perint round wh: the lonal and the good
He ha previously, however, irve. I lods, wib whom he had lived in date of be with conadener asar rahle " end the Vrs of (iner ! Dain, the most pentett donetic happiness, by!
I bough mans have been the time whra $ severd other political work«, all of by whom he had no children.
he has exposed his person lo quell the turbu!. be ill 14rated inith elaborate preferre
lenes of the disatter ted disturbers of the ...otre In the sime vrar follourd his Gulist, nerond dan heer at the litr il mes
He married, ootally. W. Grote puble prare, vet at the tots in Piccadilly, at of the Irrnih lininranta
in the spring 110, he acted a more than Tout this time 1,96 be * se invited to switer, fq, of Within, «***, and usually compuestos part, which, as it has taar toe editorial man gement of two female hom he luum deft ecsene faldren to deplore Des et teen puble de mentunad, it would dals nenspapers, a morning and an eten. he irreparatie loss. In private lite he was
nou be useless to drial But there is one .:09, more his talents Halowjobra field diefsta sade of by the time, ardent (2 point more recentis consected with the si cui and in this orqu'in bead paternal and finants and bar wafua dome barge of his patolor duries us a magra shed to psplay hinuli till the and steadiness of his tr. 1
strate, tu inportant frutite me out and its poneat of the farmed " Anti Jeron, or
pulvite chanter, hvis loss * !! de drept consequences, that it would a'must tue us1soul Exattimer." #love hope out with the mothest bo all who have the true interesa
1net to his memory, in any sketch of his parite sa of bine contained only during
of sirty at heart, Ile mie a firm and life, to omil the metail of it; we mne su itor of Polinent 17inted
strenuous supporter of the genuine potin. I she actue part white be displayed in de. ha tu ning on its bank the Auti aples of the qualitatwa i sistede akoel tealing the ward attack on the shred J": Rev3w." Here har had the pleasure
Ilorinepool of her trilud (1
perrt of His Ralli. hss the Priser en orbem,!e fund him many of the
sumri njehe hier al primo ,•111 to fr otro Hrgent, at a time wbro he was fulmiline tr - obent literary abarties of that
meja Pirst to the inte fuer of puhtal
one of the bushest funt of his ronal ma
!!111*n's, and his *** of men and a to the unprecedented sucre
llad it not been for the tainels and a of the saleshle publication, that load Mir mederre he *** gorrard woleli by howe se).
Wirela dir. (t.tford with great intrrp.chaty 6!!!! 20ttied ho atrat on side! to ir rituel for the public powered As a mags: afforded to tlap fase comitus, on that day.
trese can be so doubt that it would strule, he *** elust aru pard *** and the ato ve vue plans of the death feet in the have had an extervire circulaton, and permitted by a lang aid protopolut l'ark word. there is stron; travon to ten 1:a bro!!hwe preslized! los ita splendid *ile, by hals (tit. der
boere, have been arred into ent mettert 1 fl. the 1.144 trward of her talents de p. 11. br #sisbe notis filed for the
I beloner Mr (..." hred, the four did ser $1, asit porrorveranı e; but in the markedet.al of Apieti in 41,48'rbu daud praise at 1-lhe W.44 0..! -tuo yr ar to le
In a word, by pre death of Vi puble business as rutulate upon hin, puro
tabiarly in bu own pappus 1111*t, wirre Located in the late Duke of Portland, there the hoog his lovat a mot loval the went of to. Bethelity, the water.ver of !!! HIS so it atun, either bis himarii subtext, the consti'lton a most zealou
hus namnr, and the raue of how serv.rs, bo froste, with the appointment of a trend, a'red the evanery a moel excelent
were thutungtis known and apprerated la tray at Wotelp strreli an
And erstmals the peu o su from thuis in umetar.re he was presented ;...!. "terrasly huhh tatterug to pumba writer wa Mare (Panths and tur.
from paying that attrition to his health quatrien of ano man of lovalev and, tulist" pohoto than that of Vi (riford, in
wte la persmus rertume had rendered the foot porotzoong at that time ish the muselott hoe ehityte"? therapesseblile hearsan. The report of his patural
1 20. "B" tutv'y ation of NN a rarit
nily and provereringetra, tyr klip*
it me besame lattert tud impaired fruen I loe ar 110€* and ineresant Joias utt.*}f 10'n gradually offene si i throughout the caused with
tots el half to the basis of his other 1. ah, and rridered it impumbie tus
In 17 har gave the world has ll.-tory of I volent attack of bumvua friet, in buzuat Esse that suport me at puroiulthe Ponted boste of the same o, bus aut, was the contrapunte of bases riep :. * has Reuw, which was neurs. country, the autorical and Rain later from where to be one partially Fr. + 1 f... un it in the hixhalt.tu.be. Wiolin l'tt, in trois rosal 4.0 A1 18
rented, and he suri, at Laet, extrausteet hay 1 h 41 presiones para
6 voleo on this within the interirdisrum ita efl.4**. . t meste thee alter the hurrer, continue of our anca!ls to hire to speak at anis koha
i due bal mume te fret infuud. in las Me ftili a late persone of his lite, ated preluate the love, and to whom vir Plavastutustua i te death of air difford
****** a propueriable cose ulatuv bit award in some degree inde need for the I torbode poids rather swingers, on the title of * Kiral pear's since he spanned its superintending onar.r of los educatwa, di Vareti
, in the earth var of ku aer, a tandener, on nt of his not hesitate to deliver, that if M8 or 1. Bruttry in hrot, without he had been tr. OoPower more porness of porine pe having more that abelme, ndeled to it *****, : *** | muoret, that her midt be grate to he ad es un him the Art '743 of, and sometimes feel to and the deal wine, in manee su, under from a retten tilmittra 18 etters of feet
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I har bese of amin seranently rabaSiasateral e biment' l hr attempt had
tu esat be the teeipe or Warpued by the late to tanto eun purr and pornate div. pero pues and tried, be a pose ..! preses**** of **** pourts oprit, a. 2. ww.fev.de 18. koosstta berat to the hine:
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Mr.' dels 28 bis torati as of every cians of 3,8% of a Britany jury kledd diwesel The rret of \:* life was not need to starannats, intelek, and defu rata, leaves 0.43 of the Br 104 mwistitutu Iratispd.es of his talent upanya, bas ,. raruum ihned na nuty, won 10
1 que posar fotos d'ef, it too. I literary pureu-to were du*51436 ad enten flere tur ese tal tokes every da toksing the stand Es datumos ad. not the pobol-beplere. Havom etre, as bunafany seeretary must deep deure. Diamai trn 81.98*** pomote, the Juri, of the Pitt (suh, engruased a 10sdesalos *****«of and several camp, share of his attentes in fase, there w
& l. poster of rol. :*' I the 'the one olurs of his poolele life is where to ur con lori puy was the plant of, and telt mure warmls interested, than in prvega
liit, DRAMA. *** his learn.nurl This gating the prime pire anul 19. &fuafi inflor **in t.e rear loi In this pourquore for white blami elab was arouront Mr 6... ind for a ser instituird le frit it, to use tb expres. Nina' THATRein T xstav, attes !! a fiy, 14 she dust of his .45 sa of Mi. l'encsal, to bx blue ' tampilag i Bergen # Arrigov, tbc nu ar of nature
ETAT DE LA FRANCE.
proves upon us every time we hear it, while the incomparable acting of Ambrogetti ac
DIGEST OF POLITICS AND
| into estimation. Mr. Inman, of Spaxton,
NEWS. quires fresh claims to the praise of having
near Bridgwater, planted last year, in the
common way, in a heavy soil, without marendered the Italian Comic Opera in London entirely superior to what it ever was
The painful news of the present hour nure, or any extra attention, two potatoes before, the grand historical Ballet of Ta which most occupies the mind of Bri- of that variety, weighing four ounces ; the merlane and Bajazet was revived. It is tain, is the very serious indisposition of produce was 263 ounces, being an increase
per acre (allowing six sacks to be the protwelve years since this piece was a great the Queen. We are informed that
per quantity to seed an acre) of 396 sacks. favourite, and it is now reproduced with Her Majesty's disorder is a water in As they vegetate very early in the spring, alterations calculated to render its second the chest, a malady at once so distress they may be planted till the middle of June existence more brilliant than its first.
It is ing and alarming, as to awaken great with success, and will ripen early. It may magnificently got up, and the variety and commiseration for the sufferer, and be observed, that pigs prefer them to all dation. At the commencement, a slight great apprehensions of the result. We other sorts of potatoes.- Provincial Paper. opposition was shewn, but it gave way gra- trust that the fears we express may be dually as the Ballet proceeded; and the unfounded, and that our aged Sovereign
Le Royaliste défend tout; grace of Milanie, the elasticity of le Briton, may be spared yet a little longer, as the Le Jacobin attaque tout ; and the figure of Copere, achieved another pattern to British wives and mothers. Les Deputés contestent tout ; triumph for the Eastern Conqueror. The Humanity is not exempt from foibles,
De Caze qui, devore tout displeasure was evidently aimed at the in- and it has been too much the fashion
A toujours pour reponse a tout troduction of dances peculiar to Hindus- of our distempered times to impute
Q’avec de l'or on corrompt tout; tan; but we confess, that to us they form
Le Chanceliér propose tout, ed a very agreeable alternation with the some to this exalted Personage ; but it
Les Vilains Pairs accordent tout, more received classics of Terpsichore. would be well to remember the bright Et Pasquier Legalise tout. Upon the whole, we consider this as one example she has set to her subjects in Molé desorganise tout, of the most grand and attractive Ballets all the paramount moral duties of life. El Gouvion, qui l'imite en tout, which has been brought forward.
In France, the Prince of Conde, the
Glisse des Waterloo par tout: head of that illustrious branch of the
Royer Collard Braille sur tout, Drury LANE.-The dramatic strength Bourbon family, has died at the age
Barrente fait argent de tout, of modern England has, since our last, been
Et quand Mezy Colporte tout of S2. evaporated in a farce at each House, of
Richelieu sourit a tout; which it would be difficult to say which was
The French and American legisla Le Bon Chretien qui souffre tout the most dull. Now there are certain spe- tures have severally finished their an Attendant que Monsieur soit tout, cies of composition in which we are accus-nual labours, without furnishing any Le revere par dessus tout; tomed to dulness, and others in which dul- prominent topic for record. Disputes
La Princesse Gemit de tout; ness is no great matter; but dulness in a | between the latter country and Spain
D'Angouleme se prete a tout ; Farce, is decidedly bad. It is
Son frere jure et mandit tout; ble to yawn when one is sleepy, and has continue to occupy attention, but do
Le fin monarque approuve tout, got on night-gown and slippers, and a long not seem likely to involve the parties in
Et, si le Ciel ne change tout, wick to the candles ; but to be obliged to
war. The Insurgents under Bolivar Le Grand Diable avalera tout. yawn when one wants to laugh, is odious— have been worsted in the Caraccas. In odious as a Blackamoor's Head, for that is Demerara there have been some distur
AUTRE RAPPORT, EN CHIFFRES. the name of the new production at Drury bances, in which a body of run-away
H. E. Lane. About four fifths of this piece is
A. B. C. L'Armée
D. P. C. occupied in the retrospective history of the negroes killed two whites ;-two others characters, who, instead of breaking in upon were murdered by slaves on the coast. Les Places fortes
0. Q. P. us with all the business and bustle of Farce, The Duke of Wellington has re La Garde-nationale
L. A. C. are introduced at full length like actors in turned to the Continent.--The allow Les Departements
C. D. a history which is to last till doomsday: ance of 6000l. per ann. to the Duke of Le Credit
B. C. Before you have got intimately acquainted Kent, and to his Consort in the event
0. T. with these prosing dramatis personæ, and of survivorship, has been voted in Par
L. U.D. a few trilling affairs are elaborately ex- liament. There was little opposition,
E. B. T. plained, it is time for the curtain to drop; H.R. Highness being in the Whig in
K.O.T. and accordingly it does drop soon after, and
A. I. you unexpectedly find yourself at the end terest.--The Duke of Cambridge has
H. T. of a Farce (Heaven bless the mark !) with been traversing the north of Germany Les Voltigeurs
K. C. out fun, humour, situation, or incident. with his bride, who is represented as
R. A. T. Le Trone
S. A. P. very amiable, though not handsome. COVENT GARDEN.—The difference be- The Queen Dowager of Wirtemberg
Le Sceptre .
E. K. C. Notre Ruine
H. V. tween this Farce and the aforesaid is simply, has had the pleasure of meeting her that in the former a miserable new thing brother, and new relation.
L. V. Le Clergé
A. T. was produced, in the latter a good old one Arthur Thistlewood has been found Les Princes
H. A. C. was spoilt. Our trusty and well-beloved
D. C.D. cousin Barnaby Brittle, revivified from Mo- guilty of writing a threatening letter to
He will not,
R. I. D. liere's George Dundin, under the title of Lord Sidmouth. December and May, has little claim to pass dare say, be brought up for judgment.
La gloire nationale
A. V. Q. La Patrie
M. E. current as a novelty; and, in fact, this
R. S. T. Farce is a mere interpolation of the original
N. R. V. one and Mrs. Centlivre's Artifice. The sce
A.Q. nery was, however, beautiful, and the act
A. T. ing excellent. Nevertheless, this Farce, like its twin companion at the other house, The Bread Fruit Potatoe, from its un These enigmatic letters will serve as a has descended into the vault.
common productiveness, is getting rapidly good exercise for French riddies.
Periodical Journals and Newspapers pub LITERARY INTELLIGENCE. ble respect we decline inserting his Letter, lished in the Austrian Empire : - The num
which can be considered in no other light ber of periodical Journals (not newspapers)
than as a Challenge to an unknown person, published in the whole Austrian Empire, is
CONTENTS OF THE JOURNAL DES SAVANS, whom he cannot address through any other 31. Of these, 13 are published at Vienna,
FOR MAY 1818.
medium. Plain dealing is the basis on 9 in Italy, 2 at Prague, 3 at Saltzburg, 1 at Owen’s History of the Bible Society, which the Literary Gazette is conducted. Grätz, 2 at Pest, and 1 at Presburg : --20 reviewed by M. Silvestre de Sacy. We assume no merit for articles not written in the German language, 8 in the Italian, Halma's edition and translation of the Al- | by those Gentlemen who do us the honour to 1 in the Hungarian, 1 in the Slavonian, 1 in magest of Ptolemy, by M. Letronne. be regularly connected with our Journal; the new Greek language :-2 are dedicated Girault Duvivier's Grammaire des Gram- we endeavour scrupulously to render to every to theology, 2 to jurisprudence, 3 to medi- maires, by M. Raynouard.-Adam's Roman one the due meed of acknowledgment : if cine and surgery, 2. to natural philosophy, Antiquities, by M. Daunou.-M. Angelo we have high authority, we state it without I to the military sciences, 2 to history and Maio, the fourteenth Sybilline book; A puff ; and if our Communications are anonystatistics, 1 to economics, 4 to the belles Dissertation by M. Thorlacius on the mous, we unreservedly say so, and neither, lettres, 1 to music, 10 to miscellaneous Books of the Sybils, by M. Visconti. take praise nor avoid responsibility beyond subjects, I for youth.--As literary journals, New Travels in the Kingdom of Flora, by what belongs to editing an open miscelluny. we mention the admirable Biblioteca Ita- M. Loiseleur de Longchamp; by M. Tes- In the review of the Muscologia Britunnica, liana; the Hungarian journal, called Tudo- sier.-Memoiron the Oracles of the we fairly delivered our own sentiments as manyos Gyüjtemeny; and the Chronicle Ancients, by M. Clavier; by M. Daunou.
and gave as another's what we deof Austrian Literature.-In the whole mo- --Explanation of the Passage of Strabo, rived from a Correspondent under an asnarchy there appear 3) Newspapers ; viz. relative to the sacred buildings of Héliopo- sumed signature. We have only now to add, 17 German, 7 Italian, 1 Latin, 2 Hunga- lis in Egypt, by M. Letronne.-A Note on that Mr. Hooker, in handsomely thanking rian, Bohemian, 1 Polish, ). Greek, the Eyyptian Monuments, by M. Jomard.-us for only doing the Work justice, states, 1 Servian :-Of these, 7 are published in M. Abel Remusat has been appointed one
that the discoveries claimed by our YoxVienna, 2 in Bohemia, 1 in Moravia, 4 in of the authors of the Journal des Savans, ford Correspondent, belong of right to Mr. Hungary and Transylvania, 2 in Gallicia, in the room of the late M. Visconti. *C********d, to whom the author ascribes 1 in Styria, 1 in Carinthia, 1 in Salzburg,
several interesting emendations, which will 1 in Tyrol, 2 in Illyria, 7 in Italy. With
appear in the ensuing edition of his valuable the exception of the Austrian Observer, the
publication. Wanderer, the Vienna Bohemian Gazette, the Ephemerides Posonienses, the Magyaz
Philostorgus is informed that we thought
and still think the lines signed Squib, and Kurir, the Servian Gazette, and the THÁE-Thursday, 14—Thermometer from 41 to 56. ΓΡΑΦΟΣ, these papers are chiefly read for
Barometer from 29, 60 to 29, 71. received from an entirely anonymous corresthe advertisements and miscellaneous intel Wind S. and SbE. 24.–Very rainy till the pondent, a very clever and humorous jeu ligence. evening, when it became clear.
il'esprit. We were certainly not aware of Rain fallen, 175 of an inch.
the death of the person alluded to; but
though we would not insert the most exOf hym that soughte his Wife agaynst the Friday, 15-Thermometer from 39 to 59.
Barometer from 29, 71, stationary. quisite wit to hurt private feelings, we can-
not agree that there was any thing of that A man the whose wyfe, as she came
Rain fallen, 25 of an inch.
nature, or personal, in the verses alluded to. ouer a bridg fell in to the ryuer and Saturday, 16–Thermometer from 40 to 62.
We muy add, en passant, that those who was drowned; wherfore he wente and
Barometer from 29, 72 to 29, 82.
treat others so freely, from the Prince to sought for her vpward against the stream, Wind NW. and SW. 1.- Morning clear; the the peasant, have no right to be so selfishly wherat his neighboures, that wente with rest of the day cloudy, with a few drops of rain tender. hynı maruayled, and sayde he dyd nought, about one. A few common flies were flying about The Editor of the Annals of the Fine he shulde go seke her downewarde with the to-day for the first time.
Arts has reclaimed from us the priority of streame-Naye, quod he, I am sure I shall Sunday, 17—Therinometer from 43 to 56. neuer fynde her that waye: For she was so
publishing the Report of the Dilettanii
Barometer from 29, 84 to 29, 95. waywarde and so contrary to euery thynge,
Society on Grecian Antiquities, which ap
Wind WbN. NbE. and N. General cloud, peared in the literary Gazette of the 20 while she lyuedde, that I knowe very well with a little misling rain about noon, and a inst, with an intimation that it was original. nowe she is deed, she wyll go agaynste the short smart shower in the evening. streame.
Rain fallen, 05 of an inck.
We hasten to rectify this erroneous im
pression, and to assign the merit where Monday, 18–Thermometer from 44 to 67. it is due ; for we consider the plagiaOf the emperour Augustus and the olde
Barometer from 30, 06 to 30, 15. risms, without acknowledgment, which are Men.
Wind NbW. and NbE. 1.-Clear till about daily seen in literary property, to be dis,
nine in the evening, when it became overcast, As the noble emperour Augustus on a
Rain fallen, 05 of an inch.
honourable to the cause of literature and time cam in to a bayne, he behelde an
science, and make it an invariable rule to old Man that hadde done good seruice in Tuesday, 19–Thermometer from 46 to 57.
quote our authority for every article which
Barometer from 30, 20 to 30, 18. the Warres, frotte himselfe agaynste a
we insert in our Journal. But in the premarble pyller for lacke of one to helpe to ing very cold in the evening.
Wind N. 2.—Generally cloudy, the wind blow sent instance the matter was prepared for wasshe him, th emperour moued with pite
the Literary Gazette long previous to its gaue an annuite to fynde hym a seruaunt Wednesday, 20— Thermometer from 39 to 64.
appearance, and we had not then seen to wayte vpon him. When this was knowen
Barometer from 30, 25 to 30, 28. the Number of the ANNALS in which it
Wind NE. 1.--Clear. a great sorte of olde men drewe them toge
was published a month before we could ther, and stode where as the emperour
Latitude 51. 37.32. N. \find a convenient opportunity to give it
Longitude 3. 51. W. shulde passe forth by, euerye one of them
place. rubbynge his owne backe with a marble Edmonton, Middlesex. JOHN ADAMS.
From an oversight in our last Number, stone The Emperour demaunded why they dyd so ? Bycause noble emperour, sayd
the account of the Kaleidoscope, and the
clever poetry on the same subject, were not they, we be not able to kepe seruauntes to TO CORRESPONDENTS. do it. Why quod the emperour, one of you
acknowledged as being derived from the maye clawe and frote an others backe well British Mosses.-1. C********d of
Cambridge Chronicle. inough. “ Tales and Quicke Answeres." | Halesworth must excuse us, if with all possi BENSLEY and Sons, Bolt Court, Fleet Street,