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Pulls down his cowl upon his eyes, We shall conclude this article by Lest Hared in the midst should rise!"
observing that Mr. Moore is not only - And, page 222, an energetic impre- an eminent Poet, but also an excel. cation against traitors.
lent Musician: like the ancient Barde, "Oh, for a tongue to curse the slave,
he writes, composes, and sings, with Whose treasuli, like a deadly blight,
the enthusiasm of an inspired man. Comes o'er the councils of the brave, If any of our Readers have had the
And blasts them in their hour of might! good fortune to hear bim accompaMay Life's unblessed cup for him nying himself on the Piano, they must Be drugy'd with treacheries to the brim, have observed his flashing eyes dart. With bopes, that but allure to fly, ing to heaven, his soul upon his lips,
With joys, that vanish while he sips, endeavouring to disentangle herself Like Dead Sea-fruits, that tempt the eye, from her corporeal fellers, and the
But turn to ashes on the lips ! His Country's curse, his children's shame, slitule pleasure and voluptuouspess,
infinitely small atoms, which conOutcast of virtue, peace, and fame,
exuding from bis beaming face: in Máy he, at last, with lips of flame, On the parch'd desert thirsting die,
a word, he transports us back to the While lakes that shone in mockery'nighold tinjes, when Orpheus, Dy the me. Are fading off, untouch'd, untasted,
Jody of his Lyre, forced the most raLike the once glorious hopes he blasted! pid rivers to suspend their flowing, And when from earth his spirit flies,
inade the savage beasts of the forest Just Prophet, let the damu'd one dwell forget their wildness, aod the mounFull in the sight of Paradise,
taips move to listen to his songs. Beholding heaven, and feeling hell!" The bravery of the Ghebers is
84. A Theological Hebrew, Chaldaic, strongly and shortly expressed, page and English Lexicon ; entitled a Key 272:
to the Holy Tongue. In Two Parts. “The very tigers from their delves By the Rev. S. Lyon, Hebrew Teacher Look out, and let them pass, as things to the Universities of Oxford, CanUntam'd and fearless like themselves !" bridge, Eton-College, ģc. 8vo. pp. 182.
Hatchard. Also the apathy of extreme grief, ending by heart-breaking, page 282. THE nane of Lyon has long been
No-pleasures, hopes, affections gone, familiar in our Universities, as conThe wretch may bear, and yet live on, nected with the Sacred Language of Like things, witbin the cold rock found the Holy Bible. The present VeAlive, when all's congeald around. teran Author seems not to have deBut there's a blauk repose in this, generated in industry or skill; and A calm stagnation, that were bliss
we cannot do him more justice than To the keen, burning, harrowing pain, to transcribe some part of his own Now felt through all thy breast and
ingenuous statement. brain That spasm of terror, mute, intense,
“ The Author, impressed with a grateTbat breathless, agoniz'd suspense,
ful sense for that liberal patronage he From whose hot ibrob, whose deadly has experienced from a generous Pubaching,
Jick, which bas enabled him to comThe beart has no relief but breaking!"
plete the first part of bis important And from the last poem, called the work, begs leave to present to his
Friends, his most sincere acknowledgeLight of the Haram, we end our ex
ments for their kind support, and at tracts by the picture of the bappiness the same time to solicit the favour of resulting from the ties of marriage : its further continuation, to enable bim
to prosecute those bis more arduous “There's a bliss beyond all that the Min- labours, in completing a compendious
strel has told, (venly tie, und entirely original Hebrew Lexicon, When two that are link'd in one hea- already advanced in its progress. To With beart never changing and brow
those of the learned and enlightened never cold, [till they die! community, especially to that part wbo Love on through all ills, and love on are intended to be initiated into the saOne bour of a passion so sacred is worth 'cred functions of religion, the Author Whole ages of heartless and wander- takes this opportunity of giving an outing bliss ;
line of its value and importance. And ob ! if there be an Elysium on earth,
"In the Grammar already published, Ic is this, it is ihis."
the Reader will find, by demonstrations GENT. Mag, June, 1817.
page 330 :
Jeduced from scriptural evidence, that know what letter be is to affix, in order God himself is the founder of this di to find the root. 3. Words of three vine language coeval with the Creation. letters, which in general is the root, its The whole construction of this primitive meaning (if a verb) according to the tongue, therefore, remains as it were, different conjugations with all the de immutable like the rest of his wonder- rivatives, illustrated by references, &c. ful works, nature having fixed its sys. with the addition of the Chaldaic words tem and rules of Orthography, the ele in the same root. 4. Words originally ments of which being established, do consisting of more than three letters, not require any change or alteration placed at the end of every root. 5. like those invented by men, capable of Accompanied with notes, critical and Improvement and alteration. Hence, theological, under the same page. the Prophet Zephaniah, ch. 3. v. 9. who “ If the combination of an original foreseeing the various dialects that will and simple mode of arrangement with prevail in this language, owing to the a correct derivation and copious meandifferent productions of grammars, tellsing of every word, is entitled to consius thus, “ For then will I turn to the deration in the compilation of a Lexipeople a pure language, &c.” Men will con; the Author has no hesitation to then understand each other as they did affirm, that his will form one of the trefore tbe confusion of tongues ; it is most improved and best calculated to obvious, therefore, that there can be but facilitate the attainment of the Hebrew, one mode or grammar, for teaching a that has ever yet appeared in England, pure and genuine knowledge of this or in Europe. original tongue. The Author does not “ The Author still labouring under presume too much by advancing, that pecuniary difficulties, arising from the he has both ingeniously and clearly maintenance of a numerous family, &c. developed, likewise illustrated with lu- has again to appeal to that generous cid and perspicuous observations, the encouragement which bis labours bare work now presented to the Publick, met with, by requesting bis Friends to and which he is confident will be ac. permit him to deduct those subscripknowledged and appreciated as such, tions which bave already been paid, by all those who either prompted by cu from the last volume of the Lexicon ; riosity, or a desire to acquire the He- by that means he will be better enbrew, are induced to give it a fair and abled to complete his work witb more candid perusal.
speed, whilst his family will derive the “But as the key or meaning of greatest advantage from their liberality words, the next desideratum with the and kindness." theological world, is, a comprehensive
From a practice of near Thirty and copious Hebrew and English LexiThe Hebrew Dictionaries, with
Years in the profession of a Hebrew those of all other languages, partake of teacher, Mr. Lyon, we are informed, the same nature, founded upon the has acquired a method of teaching same principles, being the invention of (peculiar to himself), whereby be learned men, who through unequal ca will enable bis Pupil, in Twenty-four pacities invariably differ, and are as in- hours, to proceed in the study of the variably defective ; some in the mode Hebrew, without any other assistance of arrangement, others in want of than that of a Lexicon. words most essential to the student. To obviace, therefore, this irregularity, and to fill up those omissions, so as to 85. Stenography; or, the Art of Short clear the way of all difficulties and im Hand perfected: Containing Rules pediments to the researcher of Hebraic and Instructions, whereby the most Knowledge, is the end and object with illiterate may acquire the mode of the compiler of this Lexicon, the ar taking down Trials, Orations, Ler. rangement of which is as follows. 1. tures, fc. in a few hours, and be corTo commence with a single letter, if petent, hy a little experience, to practhe same is one of the Servile letters, tise the same. 12mo. pp. 16, and four it will exhibit all its meanings, with re Plates. Lackington and Co. ferences, quotations, &c. to each. 2. All the 'Mono-syllables arranged alpba. Hand it is no small recommendation
OF this concise system of Short betically, as they are found throughout that the present Edition is the twenty. the whole Bible, both primitives and derivatives, with their distinct mean
third. The rules and instructions are ing; by this mode of arrangement will simple and clear; and by their aid any be removed one of the
greatest difficul- one may, with application and praca ties experienced by the student, even tice, acquire the knowlege of this usethe learned, who is often at a loss to ful art.
Cambridge, April 18. The Fitzwil. reader it is accompanied by a Transla. liam Collection was opened this day, tion, and a copious biographical notice No strangers are admitted, unless at. of the Author, who was contemporary tended by a Master of Arts, who is not with the Author, and became a convert allowed to take in more than four at a to his Religion. time. No fees are to be given. The Dr. SPURZHEIM has just published his hours and days of attendance are the long-expected Work on Insanity: a same as at the University Library. Work interesting, because it treats of
May 13. At a Congregation was read that most obscure but truly alarming an extract from the will of the Rev, disease in a new point of view. The ROBERT TYRWHITT, of Jesus College, observations on confinement for insanity bequeathing 40001. Navy 5 per cents. to on the ipse dirit of ignorant medical the University, for the promotion of He practitioners are particularly useful, and brew learning.
will, it is hoped, lead to a more public We have great pleasure in announcing manne, of consigning the unfortunate the completion of Mr. RUDING's truly Lunatic to the gloomy cells of a Madvaluable " Annals of the Coinage of house.-A Correspondent who has lately Great Britain and its Dependencies,” in visited a great many Lunatic Asylums four bandsome Quarto Volumes. These assures us, that no one who has not Annals were compiled for the purpose of been an eye-witness could conceive the establishing, from the experience of past possibility that such inhumanities really ages, correct principles of Coinage, and existed, as are practised in madbouses. shew the impolicy of making Money and Nearly ready for Publication. Bullion of equal value, and the conse Wilson's “ Collectanea Theologica, quent propriety of reducing the Standard or the Student's Manual of Divinity;' Weight of the Coins, now so happily containing Dean Nowell's Catechism; commenced under the auspices of his Vossius on the Sacrament; and Bishop Royal Highness the Prince Regent ; to Hall on Walking with God. wbom, by his gracious permission, they A Genealogical and Biographical Hisare, with all due humility, dedicated. tory of the Family of MARMYUN ; with
The Third Volume of the new Edition account of the Office of King's of Wood's Athenæ Oxonienses," with Champion attached to tbe tenure of the great Additions, edited and continued Barony and Manor of Scrivelsby in Linby Mr. Bliss, is published ; and the colnshire, part of the antient demesne Fourth Volume is in the press.
of that Family; containing a variety of A Drama entitled “ Manfred", from matter never before published, lately the pen of Lord Byron, shall be noticed collected from the Public Records. Emin July.
bellished with several Engravings. The Arabic text of " Pilpay's Fables” A Picture of the Present State of the has lately been presented to the Lite. Royal College of Physicians of London ; rary World by that distinguished Orien- containing Memoirs, Biographical, Cri. tal Scholar, the Baron De Sacy. No tical, and Literary, of all the resident pains have been spared by him, in the Members of that Society, and of the collation of Manuscripts, to obtain a Heads of the Medical Boards, with correct text; and the critical notes some other distinguished professional leave nothing to the Student to desire. characters ; to which is subjoined an It was for the use of bis own pupils Appendix, containing an account of the that the Work was undertaken ; and different Medical Institutions of the Me. we have only to regret that he has not tropolis, Scientific and Charitable, with thought it necessary to favour us with a their present Establishments, Translation. It is, however, preceded Memoirs of John Philip KEMBLE, by an interesting memoir, in which he esq. with a Critique on his Performance. traces the history of these celebrated By JOHN AMBROSE Williams, Author Fables, from their first translation in
of Metrical Essays. the sixth century, by command of the An additional volume of “ Studies on Persian Sovereign, down to the French History." By the Rev. Tho. Morell. abridgment of the poetical Turkish ver It will contain the History of England sion through most languages, not even from its earliest period to the death of excepting the Greek. The same volume Elizabeth, and will be published both in likewise contains the “Moallaka of Le 8vo and 12mo. bid,” one of the seven Arabic Poems, A Picturesque Tour through France, which are the earliest specimen of the Switzerland, on the Banks of the Rhine, language of any length, and which was and through part of the Netherlands, never edited before in a satisfactory Authentic Memoirs of the Revolution manner. Fur the benefit of the general in France, and of the sufferings of the
Royal Family ; deduced chiefly from to supply an acknowledged deficiency
Plurality of Worlds ; or, Some Re.
A Translation of an Abridgment of Revelation, viewed in connexion with the Vedant, the most celebrated and the Modern Astronomy," as published revered Work of Brahminical Theology; by the Rev. Dr. CHALMERS. likewise a Translation of the Cena Upa Professor PAXTON, of Edinburgh, bas nishad, one of the Chapters of the Sama issued Proposals for publishing by subVeda ; according to the Gloss of the ce scription, in three 8vo volumes, “The lebrated Sbancaracharya. By RAMMO- Holy Scriptures illustrated; from the HUN Roy.
Geography of the East; from NatuPhilanthropy, and other Poems. By ral History ; and from the Customs and the Rev. INGRAM COBBIN, A. M. Author Manners of Antient and Modern Nations." of “ The French Preacher."
The Clerical Guide, or Ecclesiastical The Fourth Part of “Annals of the Directory; containing a Register of the Fine Arts," which has been delayed in Dignitaries of the Church, and a List of consequence of the death of one of the all the Benefices in England and Wales, Proprietors. The succeeding Parts will A summary View of the State of appear regularly as heretofore.
Spain at the Restoration of Ferdinand VII. Errors of Pronunciation, and Improper By Capt. C. Clarke, Royal Artillery. Expressions in current ase, chiefly by A Description of the Ruins of Gour; the Inhabitants of London ; to which with a Topographical Map and Eighteen are added, those in similar misuse by Views, comprised from the MSS. and the Inhabitants of Paris.
Drawings of the late Mr. N. CREIGHTON. An Introduction to English Composi The Swiss Patriots, a Poem. By Mr. tion and Elocution; in Four Parts, viz. William MACKENZIE, of Edinburgh. 1. Æsop modernized and moralized, in A Practical Treatise on the Laws of a series of amusing and instructive Toleration and Religious Liberty, as Tales, calculated as Reading Lessons they affect every class of Dissenters from for Youth : 2. Skeletons of those Tales, the Church of England; intended to with leading Questions and Hints, de form a Compendium of the civil, politi. signed as an easy Manuduction to the cal, and religious rights of all his MaPractice of English Composition : 3. jesty's subjects as at present affected by Poetic Reading made easy, by means of the profession of religious opinions : Metrical Notes to each Line: 4. An Ap. with an Appendix, containing the most pendix of Select Prose. By John Ca important Statutes on the subject of REY, LL. D. Author of “ Latin Prosody Toleration, and forms of proceedings by made easy," &c.
indictment, and before magistrates, for
infractions of the Acts protecting WorPreparing for Publication :
ship, and other offences relating to Sir John SINCLAIR's Code of Agricul- Religion. By Mr. T. N. TALFOURD, of ture; to form one volume large 8vo. the Middle Temple. The plan adopted by the Author is, 1. THOMAS WALTER WILLIAMS, of the To consider · Preliminary points," to Inner Temple, esq. is printing a Conwhich a Farmer ought to attend, such tinuation of bis Compendious Abstract as, climate; soil; subsoil ; elevation; of all the Public Acts, on the same aspect; situation : Tenure, whether in scale and plan as the Acts passed 1816, to property or on lease ; Rent; Burdens be published immediately after the cluse on, and size of the Farm.-2. To in- of the present Session of Parliament. quire into the nature of “ Those means The Rev. William Milne is printing of cultivation, which are essential to a Translation from the Chinese, with insure its success."—3. To point out Notes, of the Sacred Edict, containing “ The various modes of improving Sixteen Maxims of the Emperor Kango Land."-4. To explain “ The various Hi, amplified by his son Yoong.Ching, modes of occupying Land ;” and 5. To with a Paraphrase by a Mandarin.' offer some general remarks on “ The Dr. MontuccI is about to publish an means of improving a Country.”
Account of the Rev. ROBERT MORRISON'S : Mr.Armiger is engaged in Researches, Chinese Dictionary, and of his own. It and in the collection of materials for an will contain about 200 4to pages, with English Work on Physiology; intended above 1,000 engraved Chinese characters.
SELECT POETRY. LINES by WILLIAM Hayley, Esq. She says, that if Virtue attend on my age, THIS blooming world is but a thorny
"T'will atone for the past, and my sorrow bower,
[to engage Where treacherous sweets and latent stings
And enliven the scenes which were wont. Where ills in ambush every path sur,
In the Days of my Youth. round;
(power Then Peace shall return with the shadors Health, beauty, opulence, and mental
(as bright Shrink in an instant, like a shrivell’d And the rays that shall gild them be almost flower.
(profound, As the sunbeams that spread so enchani. How sinks the heart, in sorrow's gulph
ing a light When hope's gay visions are in vapours
On the Days of my Youth. drown's,
The following very neat Sonnet is preDark as they are, new scenes of light por
fixed to an elegant little Volume, intituled
“ Beauties of Massinger," which we shall Teaching 'he soul to triumph over fate,
introduce to our Readers in the Review And rise from deep depressiou more elate.
for July. Our chastened thoughts, as they to Heaven ascend,
FIRSTLING, farewell !—'tis now that Find but in God the never-failing friend,
thou must go
[6nd W. H. Forth on a world, where thou shalt haply WHEN buman sufferings wound my eyes,
More foes than friends, more critical My soothing hope be this,
than kind: That pain may prove, howe'er it rise,
Yet, 'midst the vast varieties of woe, da harbinger of bliss.
Some have met friends with warm affec
tion's glow, Else, in weak Nature's wide domain,
Who hinted faults, to which they were Where misery is so rife,
In words, to improve and not to wound Could Mercy's God himself sustain
design'd: The sight of mortal life?
[know ! W, H.
Oh! may'st thou such kind-hearted critics I grieve to part,-for thou hast given relief
(tense, THE DAYS OF MY YOUTH,
To spirits wearied ost with thought inRETURN, oh ye halcyon Days that are Amused my leisure moments, sooth'd my
[pense:Fond Days of my Childhood return, for And cured ennui at but a slight exHas e'er been so bright as the sunbeams Would that these joys to Readers might that shone
be known! On the Days of my Youth. Farewell!- thy beauties are the Bard's, As yet, when no sorrows had broken my
thy faults iny own !” rest,
(of my breast,
By the celebrated BURNS.
I GAED a waeful gate, yestreen,
A gate, I fear, I'll dearly rue : return
1 gat my death fra twa sweet eeo, The remainder of life must be cold and
Twa lovely ten, o bonnie blue,
'Twas not her golden ringlets bright,
Her lips like roses, wet wi'dex,
Her heaving bosum, lily white
It was her een, sae bonpie blue.
And ay the stound, the deadly wound, 'Tis Religion this heavenly comfort would
Cam fra her een, bring,
ae bonnie blue. And in accents as sweet as a Seraph would But spare to speak, and spare to speed, Bids Jong-banish'd Hope spread its flut She'll aiblins listen to my vow; t'ring wing
Should she refuse, I lay me deead