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She now had gain'd th' ætherial realm of HOR. CAR. Lib. I. Ode XXII. imitated. light;

THE Man who guiltless lives, He turn'd to gaze; and all to her was night.

from blame,

[name; Fruitless his toij : Proserpine's stern decree Unsullied keeps through life a spotless Infringed-ab! what remains but misery? Whether in distant climes unarm'd he roam, Convulsive throes thrice sbook the trem- Or braves uncertaio dargers nearer home;

bling ground; (Hell's profound. Wil need no arms, no deadly weapons And thrice deep murmurs roll'd through wield,

[shield Oh wretched Orpheus, I am lost, she cries. From hostile swords his honourd head to Eternal sleep dissolves my swimming eyes. Thus I, as late unarm'd alone I stray'd, Farewell! I sink, yet panting to entwine And sang in strains of love my favourite These arms around thee-wah! no longer maid;

[den, 7thine.

[filees, Dauntless approach'd the lion's yawning Lo! from his sight the pallid Spectre And heard, unmoved, the tiger's roar in Like smoke dispersed upon the viewless vain.

[mer breeze, breeze,

Place me in climes where blows no sumIn vain be follows: Oer the lake no more

Where fields are bare, and leafless are the Will Charon waft him to th' infernal shore.

trees;

Tsky, What pow his course? Will supplications Where constant snows, and an unwholsonie

The charms of life, and all its joys deny. The unrelenting Manes ? Oh ! 'twere vain

-Place me in climes beneath the Torrid To breathe the prayer, or wake the dulcet. Zone,

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[boat. Where never yet the name of man was She, cold, and mute, moves on in that dim Still will. I Emma love; her angel-smile Through seven long months, 'uncheer'd Shall still my heart of every care beguile; by summer-beam,

And as I pass down life's quick-ebbing (So legends'tell) at Strymon's desert stream,

tide,

[guide. Beneath aerial rocks, in freezing caves, Her voice shall cheer me, and her wisdom He pour'd his sorrows o'er the charmed waves,

[love,

SONNET --Farewell to Love. And oft was wont, with straips of hapless FAREWELL, sweet Love! Yet blame To tame the tiger, and enchant the grove.

you not my truth! [Child, Wrapt in the poplar's gloom, with tune

More fondly ne'er did Mother eye her ful tongue,

Than I your form: yours were my hopes Thus Philomela mourns herravish'd young;

of youth,

(or smiled. Whom, yet unfledged, unfeeling hands

And as you shaped my thoughts, I sigh'd have borne,

[forlorn, While most were wooing wealth, or gaily Borne from the nest : she, on some bough

swerving

[apart Weeps through the night, renews her pi- To Pleasure's secret haunts; and some teous tale,

{muring vale.

Stood strong in pride, self-conscious of And fills with melting notes the mur

deserving ;

[heart. For him no Venus smiled: no tender

To you I gave my whole weak wishing mate

[solate, And when I met the Maid that realized Charm'd that cold-breast: alone, discon- Your fair creations, and had won her O'er Hyperborean ice, where Winter throws

kindness; His mantle hoar of everlasting snows Say, but for her if-aught on earth I prized, On Tanais, ofer deserts yet encross'd, Your dreams alone Idreamt, and caught Fields ever wedded to Riphæan frost,

your blindness. Maddning he roved, and wept his rarish'd Ogrief...but farewell Love! I will go play mate,

me

[betray me! In vain recovered from relenting Fate. With thoughts that please me less, and less Fired with resentment, the Ciconian

S. T. COLERIDGE. Dames, Who came to celebrate with mystie Bames,

A LOVER'S TRIBUTE. And hymns, the nightly orgies of their God, THERE is an eye, whose shaded light Infuriate scatter'd b'er th’empurpled sod, A liquid lustre throws ; The beauteous youth, all mangled, bathed There is a cheek, whose soften'd wbite in gore.

Would shame the gaudy rose. Bat while his head Eagrian Hebrus bore

The pert, the bright black sparkling eye Adown his stream; that soft melodious The brow of Mirth may grace, tongue,

[sung. And Health may lend its deepest dye Her name beloved, tho'cold and quivering,

To deck a rustick's face. Eurydice! with parting breath he cried :

But 'lis not there that Love must seek Ah poor Eurydice! he faintly sigb'd: Ah poor Eurydice ! along the waters died.

For Feeling's favourite shrine ;

Oh no! 'tis on thy pure pale cheek ; Margate, Nov. 2, 1815.

'Tis in such eyes as thine. J. C. C.

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HISTORICAL CHRONICLE, 1815. INTERESTING INTELLIGENCE FROM THE LONDON GAZETTES. Whitehall, Sept. 16.

tacbment in general. It would, however, A Dispatch, dated Fort William, Febru- / be unjust, not to mention, that the reports.

ary 20, together with its inclosures, have I received from Lieut. Lawtle, engineer; been received at the East ludia-house of the very great Jabour and fatigue sus. from the Vice-President in Council. tained with cheerfulness by the pioneers,

The skill, judgment, perseverance, and induced me to express to Capt. Baines, patience, which have distinguished the Lieut, Armstrong, and their Officers, who conduct of Col. Ochterlony in the arduous set them the meritorious example, my par. service in which he is employed, cannot ticular thanks, and to send a pecuniary fail to attract the particular notice of your donation to the men.-Lieut. Lawtie, with Hon. Court. The exertious of that able his accustomed zeal, accompanied the de. officer still continued to be directed against tachment, and on this, as on every octhe Enemy's supplies, and such of his casion, deserves my highest consideration : new positions as might be found to be as- from him I have the honour to transmit a sạilable.

slight sketch of the ground and point of (Here follows a Letter from J. Adam, attack:-It remains only to add, that the Esg. Secretary to Government, inclosing Enemy no sooner perceived the movement apother from the Adjutant General; and to the right, and contemplated its obvious both introducing the following dispatch object, than they evacuated all their stockfrom Sir D. Ochterlony; and commend ades but the two small redoubts imme. ing his judgment and ability :]

diately under the fort, and risked the ato Camp Nehn, Dec. 31. tempt which Lieut.-col. Thompson has

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report to you arrival of the 2d batta- retired to Munghooka Dhar, where he is lion of the 7th Native Infantry and the now assembled with his whole force, the 18-pounders in this camp. Our position right covered by the stockades, which I in view of the fort had compelled the Enemy had intended to attack, and their left restto bring their supplies from the Eastward by ing on or towards the fort of Tarragurh. circuitous routes ; but my information led Apprehending that the Enemy might vea. me to hope that the possession of three ture a second time, I directed Lieut..col. points in front of our right would entirely Lyons and the second battalion of the 7th, cut off their supplies from Billaspore, and with two-6-pounders, to reinforce Lieut.generally from the interior. In conse- col. Thompson, in the hope of preventing quence, I directed Lieut.-col. Thompson it, or rendering it ineffectual. They have, to march as soon as it was dark on the however, remained stationary since their night of the 27th, and dislodge the Enemy repulse. D. OCHTERLONY, Major-gen. from the stockades they had erected on Report from Lieut..col, Thompson to Gen. two of those points, and occupy and main- Ochterlony, inclosed in the preceding. tain a third which they had erected.-- Sir-Agreeably to your instructions, I Lieut.-colonel Thompson had with him 14 have the honour to report, that after dusk companies, two six-pounders, and two on the evening of the 27th I commenced howitzers of the mountain-train, and a my march towards these heights with the force of irregulars amounting at least to light battalion and eight companies of the 1000, but calculated at 1200 matchlocks. 2d battalion 3d regiment, Native infantry, From the badness of the road, or rather two 6-pounders, and a mountain train of foot-paths, and the great difficulties en- two light bowitzers. Although the night was countered, it was not till a late hour in extremely favourable, the whole of the artilthe morning of the 28th that Lieut.-col. lery did not reach the opposite side of the Thompson reached the first point he was ridge of hills, about one coss below Debooinstructed to attack; and that was found ka.Tebba, until past eight o'clock in the so inaccessible, and so very much stronger morning of the 28th. I then advanced up than my information had given me reason the face of the hill with the light battalion to expect, that he very judiciously deter- and four companies of the 2d battalion mined not to risk the chance of an instan- Sd regiment, to gain possession of the taneous assault, but to make use of his ridge on my left, immediately opposite to artillery. His letter, which I haye the the Enemy's stone stockade; from this honour to inclose, together with a copy ridge the stockade is about 700 yards, of my jostructions, details his proceedings with four different heights jatervening. from that date, and renders it only ne- The Enemy, having come out so far as the cessary for me to express my approba. Dearest hill to the ridge, began to open a tion of Lieut.-col. Thompson's conduct, fire of matchlocks upon our party as they and entire satisfaction with that of the de proceeded up the heights. Ou our gain. Gent: Mac, November, 1815.

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ing possession of a bigh part of the ridge, ing my detachment has been such as to the Enemy evacuated their position upon merit my warmest

approbation. the opposite hill, and being instantaneous

W. THOMPSON, Lieut. -colonel. ly pursued by our troops, they iled suc. [This Gazette contains also Dispatches, cessively over the whole of the hills be. transmitted by Admiral Lord Exmouth, tween the ridge and their stockade, which from Rear Admiral Penrose, of the Queen, appearing to me too strong to attempt dated off Gaeta, July 18, and Capt. Pahie, without the assistance of our guns, of the Malta, dated July 15, 25, and Aug. solved to wait until the artillery came up. 9, relating to the operations before Gaeta. --The 6-pounders opened upon the place It appears that the British and Austrian about four o'clock P. M. and I was in Commanders having on the 7th of July hopes that as the wall appeared to be acquainted Baron Begani, Governor of composed only of loose stones, it might Gaeta, with Buonaparte's defeat, and sent have been laid open before dusk; but, af- him an official report of that event, he ter firing for about an hour, from a dis- denianded permission to send an officer tance of about 500 yards, only a small to the head quarters of the Allied armies, part of the wall came down. -Having re- to ascertain that fact, which was refused; solved to move the battery to a nearer and on the 15th July he was summoned distance the following morning, the pio- to surrender by the Austrian General comneers were employed during the day in manding at Naples, which he rejected, demaking fascines and gabions for that pur- claring his determination to defend the pose.--- About a quarter of an hour, how-: place to the last, and abide the course of ever, before suprise the following morning Buonaparte's fortune. He has provisions (the 291h), the Eneiny came down in for four months, and his garrison consisted great numbers from the Mungoo ka. Dhar, of 1200 men. The Austrian commanwith an apparent intention of forcing my der Baron Lauer, opened his batteries on position on the ridge, and also turning my the 17th July; but his fire, though maivleft, so as to surround it. I am happy to tained for three days, was too feeble to add, that, in consequence of the warm produce the desired effect, or to support reception they received from our troops, that which the Enemy opposed to him they were soon obliged to retire with loss. from his commanding position. The fire Having now, however, every reason to be- from the sea face of the Enemy's works lieve that Mungoo-ka-Dhar had been was silenced by the British squadron. strongly reinforced, I thought it advise. The siege was then turned into a blockade. able to throw up a slight entrenchment on Another attempt was afterwards made to my position on the ridge and first bill, induce him to surrender by Capt. Fahie, which was effected about dusk.-During who sent him a French paper containing the night the Enemy evacuated the stock - the intelligence of the restoration of Louis ade on Duboo-ka-Tibba, which was im- XVIII.; but he still persisted in declarmediately occupied by the picquets of the ing that he would defend the place to the light battalion. The stockade is situated last extremity. Subsequently the news on a steep rocky eminence, very difficult was communicated to him of Buonaparte's of access on all sides, but particularly so sarrender to Captain Maitland; of which in front, where it is almost perpendicular. being assured, it led to communications, The wall is ten feet bigh on the outside, that terminated in the surrender of the and four feet thick, composed of loose place, tu Ferdinand the Fourth, King of stones, extremely well built, and three ihe Two Sicilies. The garrison of Gaeta, sides of it are surrounded by a high bam, being of different countries, were to be boo fence, at the distance of two feet from conveyed home; Barou Begani, the Comthe outside of the wall; within it is a mander, was to receive money to convey Pucka Mhut.--The position of the Enemy him to France, Ferdinand not admitting at Mungoo-ka-Dhar appears to be nearly him into his service. The place was entwo miles from my post, and the road to tered and laken possession of by British it very difficult, as well froin unevenness marines on August 8.] as from ascent. I have also been informed that tbe Enemy have thrown up stone Downing-street, Sept. 23. Dispatches breast-works and otber obstacles at dif- received by Earl Bathurst, from Fieldferent parts of the road. I have the ho- Marshal the Duke of Wellington, K.G. nour to inclose a correct return of our casualties : those of the Enemy, from the

: Paris, August 2. best intelligence I have been able to pro- My Lord—I have the honour to enclose cure, amount to 150 in killed, and about a list of Officers upon whom the Emperor 250 wounded. I had the pleasure yester- of Austria has conferred the Cross of a day, to send in two prisovers from Debog. Commander and of a Knight respectively, of ka-Tibba, and this day another, who was the Order of Maria Theresa, in testimony wounded in the affair of the 29th.-The of His Imperial Majesty's approbation of conduct of the Officers and men compos. their services and conduct, particularly

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battles in the Netherlands; Pirst Class St. Anne. - Lieut..genC.
which' I beg your Lordship to lay before Count Alten.--Major-gen. Sir E. Barges,
His R. H. the Prince Regent, and request Adit.-gen.; Major-gen. Adam,
His Royal Highness's permission for Chem
respectively to accept the same. :

Downing-street, Oct. 3.
I have, &c.

WeĻLINGTON. Y Dispatch from the Duke of Wellington.
To be Commanders of the Order of Maria

Paris, Sept. 24. Theresa.--Lieut. - gen. Marquis of Angle

List of Officers upon whom His Majesty sea, G.C.B. ; Lieut.-gen. Lord Hill, G.C.B. the King of bavaria has conferred decora.

To be Knights of the Order of Theresa : tions of different classes of the Order of
Lieut.-gen. Sir H. Clinton, G. C.B.Ma. Maximilian Joseph, &c. WELLINGTON,
jor-gens. -Sir J. Kempt, K. C. B.; Sir E. CommandersMajor-gens. Sirs C. Hal-
Barnes, K.C.B.; Lord E, Somerset, K.C.B. kett, J. Lambert. J. Lyon, and J. Van.
-Colonels—Sir J. Elley, K. C. B. royal deleur, K. C. B.'s.
horse gds. ; -T. Reynell, 71st reg. ; Sir A. Knights-Cois. Lord F. Somerset, Sir C:
Becnard. K. C. B. 95th reg. ; Hon. A. Campbell, K. C. B.'s, and F. B. Hervey ;
Abercromby, Cold. gds.; Sir G. Wood, Lieut. Cols. Sir N. Hill, K. C. B., Norcott,
roy. art. Sir C. Campbell, Cold. gds.; Sir and Freemantle; Major Hon. G., Dawson.
J. Colborne, K. C. B. 52d reg.; A. Wooda
ford, Cold. gds.; Hon, F. Ponsonby, 121b

Downing-street, Oct. 28.
light dra; F. B. Hervey, 14th light dr. ; Dispatches from the Duke of Wellington.
C. Smith, royal eng.
Lieute.-cols.-J.

Head-quarters, Paris, Oct. 8. MDonnel, Cold. gds.; Sir R. Hill, knt. List of Officers upon whom His Majesty roy. horse gds.; Lord F. Somerset, K.C.B. the King of the Low Countries had con1st gds.; R. Dick, 42d reg. ; N. Douglas, ferred decorations of different classes of 79th reg. i Lord Saltoun, 1st gds.

the Wilhelm's Order, &c. WeLLINGTON. Paris, August 21. Third Class, Wilhelm's Order.-Lieut.List of Officers upon wbom His Imperial gen. Sir Henry Clinton, G. C. B.; MajorMajesty the Emperor of Russia has con- gens. Sirs C. Grant, C. Halkett, G. Cooke, ferred decorations of different classes of J. Rempt, W. Dornberg, and P. Maitland; the Orders of St. George, Anne, and Wla- and 'Lato-gen, C. Count Alten; K. C. B.'s. dimir respectively, &c. WELLINGTON. Fourth Class Wilhelm's Order -Hon.

Second Class St. George.--Lieut. Gen. Col. Stewart, 1st Gds ; Cols. F. Hepburn, the Marquis of Anglesea ; Lieuto-gen. 3d Gds.; F. Arentscheildt, 3d Huss. ; and Lord Hill,

A. B. Clifton, 1st Drag. ; Hon. Lieut.. Third Class St. George.--Lieut.-gen. Sir col. W. Elphiustove, 331 Ft. ; Lieuto-cols. H. Clinton ; Major-gens. Cook and Kempt. E. O. Tripp; Sirs C. Broke, K. C. B. H.

Second Class St. Wladimir.-Major-gens. Bradford, K. C. B. and G. Berkeley, Sir 0. Vandeleur, Sir J. Byng, and Sir D. K, C. B. Lord Greenock, R. Nixon, 1st Pack.

Ft.; G. Muttlebury, 69th Ft.; Harris; J. Third Class St. Wladimir.-Major-gens. Ross, 95th Ft.; Busche, 1st Light Batt. Lord E. Somerset, Sir J. Lambert, Sir K. G. L.; and G. Baring, 2d ditto ditto. C. Grant, Maitland, Sir H. Vivian, and

Head-quarters, Paris, Oct. 8. Colonel Mitchell.

List of Oficers, apon whom his Majesty Fourth Class St. George. Colonels the Emperor of Russia bas conferred de. Sird. Elley, Assistant Adj. gen. ; Reynell, corations of the Order of St. Anne, &c. 71st reg. ; Sir A. Barnard, 95th reg.; Hon. I have, &c.

WELLINGTON. A. Abercromby, Assistant Quarter-mast.. Second Class of St. Anne.-Col. F. von gen.; Sir C. Campbell, Assistant Quarter- Arentscheildt, 3d Hus, K. G. L.; Lieut.mast..gen. ; J. Colborne, 52d reg. ; Wood- cols. R. Torrens, West India reg.; J. Wa. ford, Cold. gds.; Hon. F. Ponsonby, 12th ters, A. A.G.; C. Beckwith, 95ch F.; W. Jigbt dg ; Hervey, Acting Mil. Sec.--- Campbell, A Q. M. G.; C. Campbell, Roy. Lieut..cols.-Sir R. Hill, roy. horse gus.; Scots; A. Clifton, Isi Drag.; J. Hicks, Lord P, Somerset, Mil, Sec.; Lord Sal- 32d Ft. ; W. Elphinstone, 33d Ft.; H. toun, Istyds.

Mitchell, 51st Ft.; A. G. Nórcott and A. Fourth Olass St: Wladimir.-Colonels Cameron, 95:h Ft.; J. B. Clarke, 2d Drag; Hepburn, 3d gds.; Sir G. Wood, rwy. art. Sirs. J. May, H. Ross, R. Gardiner, and W. Muter, 6th dr.; Smyth, roy.eng.-Lieut. Gomm, K. C. B.'s Roy. Art. ; J. Bull, cols.--Macdonnell, gds; šir H. Bradford, Roy. Art.; and Majors E. Kelly, 2d Life 1st gos.; Lord Greenock, Assistant Quar- Gus. ; and A. M.Donald, Roy. Art. ter-master gen. ; Cooke, 1st gds; Sir C.

Heud quarters, Puris, Oct. 8. Bruke, Assistant Quarter-mast. gen., Sir List of General Officers, upon whom the H. G. Berkeley, Assistant Quarter Master- Emperor of Allstria has conferred the Orgen ; Ross, 95th reg., Sir G. Scovell, As. der of Maria Theresa, &c. WELLINGTON. sistant Quart-mast.-gen., Dick, 42d reg. ; Knights of the Order of Theresa.MajurDouglas, 791h reg ; Nixon, 2816 reg.; gens. Sirs J. Byng, F. Adam, D. Pack, Lygon, 20 life gds; Hare, 27th reg.

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11 Paris; and after some equivocation, he also
TERMINATION OF WAR.

acknowledged that he had kissed the King's The several Treaties and Conventions hand. On the same occasion he main for the restoration and maintenance of tained, that he was totally ignorant of the Peace between his Britannic Majesty and conspiracy; anu that, after assuming the bis Allies on the one part, and his most command of the troops, he remained for Christian Majesty Louis XVIII. on the several days faithful to the King. The other, were signed at Paris on Monday evidence partly corroborated this staten the 20th inst. by Lord Viscount Castle

His subsequent conduct, however, reagh and Field Marshal bis Grace the destroyed any claim he might have, from Duke of Wellington, as Plenipotentiaries this circumstance, to indulgence; as a Proof his Britannic Majesty, and by the clamation was published in his name, soon Duke de Richelieu as Plenipotentiary of after he joined the standard of the Usurpthe Kiug of France.

er, beginning with the words“ The cause The Military duties of the capital were of the Bourbons is lost for ever.” Ney from that day to be transferred from the states in his defence, that this ProclamaAllied troops to those of the first military tion was written by Buonaparte, and had division; and the 10th regiment of French appeared in Switzerland before he had infantry of the line, which has so emi- seen it himself that it was a customary nently distinguished itself by its fidelity maneuvre of the Ex-Emperor to forge and attachment to the Royal cause, had letters and other documents, bearing the already reached Paris.

names of his Generals, and to publish The Treaties or Conventions; we under- them without asking their consent. He stand, are four in number, and appro- also pretends that it was the conduct of priated to distinct objects. One establishes his troops that hurried him along to defeca state of Peace between the Allied Powers tion; and thaờ he deserted the Royal cause, and France; a second relates to the occu. merely to prevent a Civil war--that Buo. pation of the fortresses, and the subsist. naparte bad transmitted to him the strongence of the Allied troops within the French est assurances that Austria was his Ally, frontier; a third regulates the mode of and that Eogland favoured his designs. raising and paying the contributions; and However, it is proved that the Marshal, a fourth provides for the liquidation of if he evinced any reluctance at first to be. the Foreign claims on the French Ex- tray his duty, manifested the most'ardent chequer.

zeal as soon as he took a decision; Marshal Ney having been put upon his even caressed, with a kind of frantic joy, trial.before a Court Martial, the Members the very drummers and fifers of his army, composing it, after two days' proceedings, the moment they expressed themselves unvoted themselves incompetent to sit as his equivocally in favour of the Rebel cause. Judges; and bis fate is in consequence to A memorial has been presented by Marbe decided on by the Chamber of Peers. shal Soult, in justification of his conduct. The Court Martial met in the Great Hall This document is of very great length; and of Assize, at the Palace of Justice, and though it does not serve to justify his conconsisted of - Marshal Count Jourdan, duct, it goes a little way in palliation of his President; Marshal Massena, Prince of offence. He states, that after Buonaparte Essling ; Marshal Augereau, Duke of Cas. landed, and he had resigned the War Detiglione; Marshal Mortier, Duke of Tre- partment, the King wrote him a letter apviso > Lieut.-gen. Count Vallatte ; Lieut.- proving of his conduct. He appeals to gen. Count Claparede; Lieut.-gen. Count his efforts, when Minister, to meliorate all Gazan; Baron Joinville, Commissary Or- parts of his administration for the advandonnateur of the First Military Division, tage of the King-he enters into a view of King's Commissary; Count Grundler, the military state of Antibes, the Var, and Marechal-de-Camp, Judge Advocate. Grenoble, when Buona parte landed.

It appears by the evidence, that Ney When Buonaparte arrived at Paris, he affected to be ignorant on the 7th of (Soult) retired to his country-seat; and March, of the landing of Buonaparte, did not leave it till after two orders from though the official account bad appeared* Buonaparte. He confesses that he fought in the Moniteur. On the oth he received at Waierloo; but he insists that he was instructions from the Minister at War; and justified in taking up arms to defend his before he proceeded to his destination, he country against foreign invasioni ; and he waited on the King. In the interrogatory instances Admiral Blake's conduct in the he underwent soon after his arrest, in the time of Cromwell. presence of the Prefect of Police, he con. The Projet of a Law of Amnesty, professed that he used to the King expressions,' posed on the Ilth inst, to the Chamber of that Buona parte, should he be taken, would Deputies, has been printed. Its articles deserve to be conducted in an iron cage to make the following exceptions :

Those who

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