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TO MISS ANNE

So pensively sweet is thy beautiful face,

If grief on thy features appear,
· That you seem to possess ev'ry soul-touching grace,

When thy cheek is bedewed with a tear.
But if pleasure again on thy countenance shine,

And thy heart of it's sorrows beguile,
Then I trink, dearest Anne, you are still more divine,

When thy face is bedecked with a smile.

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Translated from thc Lutin.
THE Ductor learn’d, as learn'd can be
But prest, alas! by poverty,

Cur'd me, when like to smother ;
And when I handed him his fee,
He cry'd with more than usuai glee,

Od zvoks, zve've cur'd each other.

OBITUARY OF REMARKABLE PERSONS.

AT Liverpool on the 7th Instant live in England, and to visit his exMr. Patrick Deeven : Mr. Deeven teusive farms in Fingal, twice in each was an eminent Farmer in Fingal, he year a few days each tiine. Sepe was one of the Delegates from the rated from his family and property, County of Dublin to the Provincial both suffered by his expatriation, and Assembly in the organization of the at last he fell a victim for his anxiUnited Irishmen, and was arrested ety for their safety. His remains on the information of the notorious were conveyed to Dublin, where

Thomas Reynolds, in the house of they were met by his numerous Oliver Bond, on the 12th of March friends and neighbours, and conducte 1798, in Bridge-street; be was com. ed with religious solemnity to the fac mitted on charges of High Treason mily birrying ground of St. Margato close confinement with his Col. rets five miles from Dublin. ieagues, several of whom were tried on the testimony of Reynolds, who ON the 14th instant at Fair View. betrayed them. Mr. Deeven with · Ballybough Mrs. Catharine Brady, others of his fellow prisoners, after aged 08 years ; she lived an exemseveral years imprisonment in Dub. plary life, distinguished by the gratelin and Fort George in Scotland, ful acknowledgements of the poor, was by his Majesty's clemency en- for her benevolence, by every rank for larged on conditions of never appear. her domestic virtues, by her chile ing again in their own country. After diren, for her maternal tenderness, residing some time in France and she was an endearing companion and Germany, through the interference of faithful Wife, a good Christian, and soine friends he got permission to affectionate neighbour.

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IRIS H M A G A ZIN E

AND
MONTHLY ASYLUM

FOR
NEGLECTED BIOGRAPHY.

For JUNE, 1808.

This Month's Magazine iš Embellished with a fine Likeness of the Rev. and celebrated ARTHUR O'LEARY.

ARTHUR O'LEARY: descend- he acquired that incontrouled (waý n ed from an ancient and illuf- over his passions, which he ever trious family of the province of Mun- after so uninterruptedly maintained fter, was born in the county of Cork, through life ; and here it was that of pious and reputable parents, who, he enriched his capacious mind with with a tender solicitude, lowed in those treasures of sacred and prohis infant mind those feeds of virtue fane sciencet; that he fedulously and religion, which afterwards pro- improved those diriues, and cultie duced so fair and abundant a crop. vated' those talents, which have

At an early period, he was added procured him an undifpuied place to the long list of honourable exiles, among the best benetactors, and who were obliged to seek, in foreign brightest ornaments of bis country: countries that education which was Nothing, as yet appears to have denied them in the land of their occurred, capable of disturbing the Talhers. After having finished the peaceful temór of his way, in the ordinary course of academical Nudies conscientious observance of the rule in the college of St. Maloe in Brite of his order; until after an interval tanry, he embraced the austerities of some years, when we find bin of the monastic life, in the most called from his retirement, to a more mortined branch of the Franciscan active discharge of the duties of his Order. Here it was, in ihe filenceand ministry, being entrusted, by his itude of the cloyster, fequefter- ecclesiastical superiors; with the spia from the allurements and dangers ritual conduct and confolation, of a vain and deceitful world, that those of his country and communion,

whom

whom the fortune of war had then trymen, and, to use his own wordst. crowded into the prisons of Brittany. with the zeal of a true chriftian phi

The happy termination of the losopher, and the steady perseverance seven years war, which took place of an enlightened patriot, he laboursome time after, terminated also the ed to throw open the gates of civil labours of his mission in France, and toleration to all Adain's children, reltored him to his native country: whole principles were not inconfi. and here it may not be unworthy to itent with the peace of society, or remark, that soon after this period, subversive of the rules of morality ; social harmony began to succeed to to wrench from the hand of perlethat mutual hatred and foul distrust, cution, the poignard lo often tinged which had too long divided Irishman with human blood ; to sheath the from Irishman, brother from brother, sword, which misguided zeal had * and discovered an enemy in the face drawn in defence of gospel which of every inan who ventured to wor- recommends peace and love; to re- a hip the Supreme Being according to Atore to man lhe indelible charter of the creed of his ancestors, or the his temporal rights, which no earthdictates of his conscience; after a ly power has ever been commillioned Jong and tempestuous night of reli- by Heaven to deprive, him of, on gious intolerance and civil disfran account of his menial errors; to rechisement, the day-spring of tolera- establish the empire of peace, lo tion and benevolence began, about often overthrown by religious feuds; this time, to brighten our horizon, and to cement all Chriftians in the sites and beam in upon our lỏng benight- ties of social harmony. ed couniry; and to his honour be it Neither his character of Catholic remembered, that the conciliating Priest, which the preposseflion of manners of O'Leary, the happy turn ignorance had rendered fo odious; of his wit and humour, like the Ro- nor the discountenance of the laws, man Satyrist, laughing * his country, which doomed him to transportation de men of every sect out of their ille with the common malefactor ; porten grounded and absurd prejudices, and the circunstance of a profession, es sei into good humour with each other, posed to the lash of every religious tended more to promote those falus persecutor,' was able to exclude tary effects, than the combined exer- him from the honour of the society tions of all who had preceded him and esteem of ibat constellation of a for more than a century : he effecó illustrious Patriots and enlightened tually contributed, by his admirable Statesmen, who then adorned Irewritings, to enlighten the uninform- landf. (fit associates for an O'Leary!) ed of his own communion, and to in concert with whom he prepared dispel from before the eyes of his the way for that murual confidence is disenting brethren of every descrip- and alas ! 100 short-lived focial ha:tion, the mediuin of misrepresenta- mony ;-for that religious toleration tion and calumny, through which and civil immunity wbich, in the they had been but too long accuscomed to view their catholic coun:

NOT E.

NO TE.
Omne vitium, ridenti Flaccus
Amico,

tangit. Perseus, isst.

† Introduction to Essay on Toleration.

I The political society of The Monks of St. Patrick, of which he was a member.

Thort

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