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BY R. PHILIP.

2. The moon was the second habitable globe. Orga- tance, that, after having unfolded them with minute ex- , to go through his avocations with perspicuity, or even nized nature subsisted upon her surface during 60,000 actness, he adds :

with propriety. If a clergyman, he slurs over his duty years at the most. It is now about 2318 years since she “ Such are the conclusions to which I have come; such with carelessness ; if a physician, he makes a thousan became too cold to be the seat of animal and vegetable life. is the object which I desired to attain. The trouble which blunders, and commits a thousand sins against medis

3. Mars continued habitable during 47,992 years, and has attended these investigations, and the number of pre- etiquette ; indeed, in whatever situation he is placed, te ceased to be so at least 4000 years ago.

liminary experiments which they have rendered necessary, is always out of place. 4. In the fourth satellite of Saturn, organized beings may give some idea how firmly I am persuaded of the Again, the bashful man, though constantly er dearote. may still exist; but they must be in a state of languor probable truth of my hypothesis on the formation of the ing to shrink from observation, is sure to attract it, by bordering upon death.

planets; and lest it should be thought that my opinions many petite awkwardnesses too tedious to mention, while 5. The fifth satellite of Jupiter, though very cold, is are supported by insufficient reasons, I shall, in the fol. they expose him perpetually to notice and derision ex less so than the fourth satellite of Saturn, and life may lowing memoir, lay before the reader those by which I tremely painful to him. But let us suppose him to be yet be preserved there for a certain number of centuries. have been convinced.”

placed in well-bred society, disposed to tolerate and make 6. Organized nature may have been established in the

[To be continued.]

every allowance for all his mistakes, he is still unhaper planet Mercury, about the year 24,813 of the formation of

at perceiving himself only tolerated ; and seeing hitast the planets, and may yet subsist there during 162,952 Men and manners. the source of so much inconvenience to others

, he feels years.

pained by the very kindness extended towards him fram 7. Our earth was the seventh habitable globe. It is

ON MAUVAISE HONTE.

the consciousness of having required it. 4062 years since it was first animated by nature, such as

I have thus (though very imperfectly) endeavoured u we now behold it, which will continue to subsist there There are few things which we witness with more pain, define the principal characteristics of the map of usatz: during 93,291 years.

or from which suffer greater inconvenience, than mauvaise honte; if any reader behold his own portrait, let him hex 8. In the third satellite of Saturn, which was the eighth honte

. Indifferently of the disquietude it inflicts on its pos- be discouraged, but improve as much as possible, remen, habitable globe, the temperature is at the degree to which sessor, to see another person writhing under the influence of bering the adage,—"Nothing is denied to well-directed it was reduced in our earth three or four thousand years this most uncomfortable and unsocial feeling is absolutely labour.” ago; so that animated nature must be in a state of great annoying, nay, even distressing, to the beholder. In the vigour there.

first, the fear of making some mistake, or committing The philanthropist. 9. In the second satellite of Saturn, organized nature is some solecisın in good breeding; and the second, the dread endued with a still higher degree of activity, being such of increasing it, entirely throws a chill over society, as it was upon our globe eight or nine thousand years ago. damp as wet blankets," and freezes up the sources of in- To the Liverpool North Britons' Society, in behalf of the

AN ADDRESS 10. The first satellite of Saturn was habitable somewhat telligent communication,

Gælic Schools in the Highlands and Hebrides

, disera later, and is still more favourable to the development of True mauvaise honte does not consist in the awkward on St. Andrew's Day, at Newington Chapel, life; which is at this time no less vigorous in that planet, feeling which an ignorant, ill-bred person feels in the sothan it was in ours twelve or thirteen thousand years ago. ciety of others of superior manners or acquirements, and 11. Venus was the eleventh habitable globe, and has, for this reason,-that true mauvaise honte is impossible to

MY COUNTRYMEN,-It has, happily, never beat probably, been the seat of animated nature since the year be extinguished altogether, whereas, by condescending question with us, and is, happily, no longer a question 41,996; that is to say, eight or ten thousand years after manners; and affability of demeanour, the clown may be versal or not. The propriety, yea, the naturity of it, the period when our earth first began to be inhabited : life reassured so far as to feel himself quite at ease, nay, some- now recognised and revered by all Protestant authorities must, therefore, be enjoyed there in the same degree of times to behave with familiarity towards the gentleman. and institutions. Both the Church and the State atels perfection in which it subsisted in ours six or seven thou- Nor is it that feeling of modesty which a young and timid at length, to the throve and the altar, the preplete sand years ago, and it is destined to continue there much mind is often oppressed with in the society of persons of Now the experience of ages has proved, that PEELIO

maxim, “ Knowledge shall be the stability of thy times. longer than with us, as it will not be extinct before the greater intellect than itself. It is a want of tact, a cer

SCHOOLS are the only effectual means of educating the year 228,940; so that this planet will have been habitable tain gaucherie, which nothing can overcome. It makes a PUBLIC at large. Many parents cannot, and still mea 186,571 years.

person always feel out of place, and say things the most will nut, teach their children to read the scriptures. Here I cannot help observing hiere, Madam, that Venus must mal-apropòs possible ; commit, with the best intentions, arises the necessity of supplying their ** lack of servis be a charming plaitet

, as we have every reason to believe the most unpolite actions, without being sensible of it; onal duty, until that necessity cease to exist. When e that a perpetual spring reigns upon almost every part of finally, to define it in a few words, we may say, that want time will arrive, when it shall be unnecessary for anyon her surface.

of perception completes that most unsociable annoying " to teach his neighbour,” we cannot tell; but, at 12. The ring of Saturn enjoys, at this time, a tempe, feeling-mauvaise honte.

sent, if “ knowledge is to be increased,” it is indispet rature somewhat more elevated than that which renders I have heard it said by some author, whose name I do that " many run to and fro in the earth” to promote s Venus so delicious an abode: life will become extinct not exactly recollect at present, that it arises from vanity, conducted: they are literally circulating scheals,

On this prophetic maxim the Gælic Schools there nearly at the same period when it will cease to be and a feeling of consequence, which makes a person ima- teachers of which run to and fro” in the Highlandse possible upon our earth.

gine that he or she is the chief object of observation, and Hebrides, that knowledge may be increased. Like 13. Organized nature is only just established in the for that reason suppose that their minutest actions are own northern lights, they are shifting, as well as si third satellite of Jupiter, but it will continue there till the carefully observed. That this nay create a feeling of lights: but shifting, not capriciousky; shining, bot et

as the aurora-borealis. No, indeed : like the sung year 247,401.

temporary uneasiness, is (I think) very possible; yet, illuminate and warm one hemisphere before they real 14. It is about 15,000 years since the development of really, vain persons would soon put themselves at case by to another, and also return again on that which they life was possible in Saturn, which was the fourteenth the consoling reflection, that whatever they did would be for a time. habitable globe; yet, as this planet, in consequence of its executed in as good a manner as possible, that allowances

So convinced am I, from personal knowledar great magnitude, will become cold very slowly, it will not would be made for their superior consequence, abilities, sacred regard to the Bible, as their CLASS-HOCK,

efficiency of the Gælic schools; and so gratidir be reduced to the present temperature of our earth in less &c. and that thus any littic breach of p-liteness would be cannot deny myself the pleasure of applying to the than 66,000 years, and life may yet subsist upon its surface overlooked, or considered as “ spots on the sun. sublime prediction of Isaiah," The wilderness ad 262,020 years..

From whatever source it arises, however, it is a most solitary place shall be glad for them; and the desert 15. The second satellite of Jupiter has been habitable painful feeling, and a person afflicted with it should en rejoice and blossom as the rose. It shall bloss. 13,407 years, and will continue so till the year 271,098 of deavour to cure himself of it by every possible means, as of Lebanon shall be given unto it, the excellence the formation of the planets.

it destroys every pleasure that the company of the intelli

. mel and Sharon : they shall see the glory o: the 16. The first satellite of Jupiter began to be inhabited gent and literary would otherwise produce. The painful con- and the excellency of our God. Ch. xxxv. v. 1, 2 3666 years ago, and life will yet subsist there during sciousness of inferiority and awkwardness, makes the hand Whatever may be thought of the possibility of male 247,000 years. nervous and the tongue faltering, and not only destroys means of schools, all will admit that it is

this splendid prospect, in the Highlands anú Island 17. Jupiter, by reason of his enormous dimensions, has all capability of enjoyment, but renders the person so

"A consummation devoutly to be visted;" not yet had time to grow sufficiently cold to permit the afflicted unable to do what cach one should do, when

an event as desirable as it is dazzling; and which, ** development of life upon his surface ; he will not become in society, as much as possible, that is, to contribute his schools, cannot be realized in any place. It will also habitable in less than 40,791 years, but he will continue mite to the general store of amusement and instruction. generally admitted, that, compared with England aed so during the space of 367,498 years.

But woe betide the man oppressed by this feeling, who Lowlands of Scotland, the Highlands I know not, Madam, what judgment you may form of is ever obliged to appear in puisis. This last circum- “ the wilderness," "the solitary place," and "the opinions advanced with so much confidence upon subjects, stance lays the coming-stone 20 1. discomfort: like the and deserts of our native country, are, indeed, mihi ledge ; but Buffon was so well convinced of their impor- give the coup de grace, and renders it impossible for him tain a charm which no other scenes possess. We ever"

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as if it were ungrateful and unjust to apply to them such vantages which would result from the universal spread have acquired, and do maintain, a degree of moral influ. epithets as "wilderness-colitary-desert.” You will not, of the English language, while the eternal welfare of the ence far greater than could be expected, when the size of however, suspect me of any intention to degrade or under existing generation is at stake. Must they live and die in the parishes and the perils of attending public worship, are rate the land of the Gael." I know it-admire it--love ignorance, that the next generation may be able to buy and taken into account. There must be knowledge, and principle it! I have dwelt amidst its majestic solitudes, and shared sell in broken English or broad Scotch? Must they sit too, amongst a people who, perhaps, on an average, travel its cordial hospitalities. All the elements of picturesque out their time in darkness, that their remote posterity may fron; five to ten miles to church, and that over ways and landscape, and examples of every style of scenery, abound be able to walk in the light of English literature, and share waves dreary and dangerous. I have seen the kirk-yard in the Highlands. Whatever lakes of every form, and the full benefits of British commerce? While sciolists and of Kilcolmkill, in Morven, crowded before the bell rang mountains of every hue, and valleys of every depth, and political economists are speculating, thousands of the poor in, although the rain had been pouring in torrents all the seas of every character, can do for a country, is done there. Gael are dying, and tens of thousands struggling with morning. Such a Sabbath would have kept one half of Indeed, it would be difficult to say whether poetry, paint, hardships which only religious knowledge can mitigate or the population of Liverpool at home: but there I saw ing, science, or taste, had the widest range of gratification sanctify.

many of the aged, and one veteran, upwards of 100 years in these regions. But, 'after all, there are dreary wilder. Let me conduct you from plausible theories to sober re- old, who had walked

seven miles to church. There is in Desses on the main land, and alınost every island is a “so- alities in the solitary places of the Highlands. If, with the Highlands and Islands a general regard to the Sablitary place;" for the population, if not small, is scat- all our conveniences and comforts, we find that happiness bath and to public worship; but while nine-tenths of the tersd; mutual intercourse but occasional, and the means depends on drawing freely and frequently from the foun- population cannot read the scriptures, their silent Sabof improvement scanty.

tains of religious truth; and if, under our trials, bereave- / baths must pass heavily and without profit; and divine 02 this subject !' must state facts, whoever they may ments, privations, and sufferings, we need all the support ordinances, when enjoyed, must be less useful than in an ofend. The very circumstances which give natural gran- that bibles, books, ministers, and intelligent friends can educated country. deur to this alpine scenery, are the most formidable ob. furnish, and find all little enough in the day of calamity, And now, Countrymen, I appeal to you in behalf of our stacles to the improvement of the alpine people. The what must be the case in those solitary places, when countrymen, of our Galic brethren. They periled their glens and gulfs, the rocks and ravines, the cascades and food is scarce, when sickness prevails, when death makes lives for the defence and fame of Britain : they nobly cataracts, the sounds and lochs, the mountains and moors, them more solitary? Were there only the long nights of sustained the national honour and their own ancient chathe whirlwinds and whirlpools, the mists and tempests their long winter to be cheered by the light of knowledge, racter. Nor is this their chief glory: they are a cr.ntented of the Highlands, which figure so well in poetry and paint- these call for it loudly ; for how the mind must sink un- people, under the most distressing privations of the ordiing, and are really magnificent, form the chief barriers to der the depression of the spirits, or settle in utter vacancy, nary comforts of life:

they are an intellectual people, notthe progress of both general and religious knowledge amidst the dismal howlings of the tempest and the melan- withstanding all their disadvantages : and, in settling down amongst the inhabitants. It is of importance to the cause choly “sound of many waters.” No wonder that High. as they did, calmly and harmoniously, under the star of I am about to plead, to bear this in mind. If, therefore, landmen, and especially the Islanders, are constitutionally Brunswick, under British laws, authorities, and instituCountrymen, you will challenge the world to rival, in melancholy: they grow up amidst sights and sounds di- tions, and that in a moment, as it were, they present an romantic scenery, " the land of bright lakes and blue rectly calculated to awe and sadden the heart: their minds example unparalleled in history. There is no other mag; mountains," I solemnly charge you to remember that catch, insensibly, the sombre hve of their mists and soli- nificent example of a disunited, turbulent, and uncivilised these inevitably divide the people, and render access to tudes, making them more dreary and infectious by gloomy people subsiding, at once, into order and subordination. them difficult, and travelling amongst them dangerous. superstitions. Surrounding nature, in many of its aspects, The nation was born in a day to loyalty ; and now let it It may be all very well, as a matter of taste, to exclaim is, indeed, inspiring; but not to the uneducated peasantry be born to religion. Give

it scriptural knowledge ; and, with the Poet,

of the islands: they have neither eye nor ear for the sub- like the Romans, in the time of St. Paul, the fame of its * England, thy beauties are tame and domestic, lime, as a source of enjoyment. It is true they are enthu. faith will rival the fame of its arms, and its loyalty to

To one who has wandered the mountains afar: siastically attached to the scenes of their nativity; but not Christ eclipse even its loyalty to the British Crown. Restore me the rocks that are wild and majestic, from taste ; not because the scenery is wild and majestic.

The steep frowning glories of dark Lochnygar;" The magnetic charm which binds them to the soil is, its but, as a matter of conscience, it is no credit to any Scotch being the land of their fathers, the grare of their ances

Miscellanies. tan, to boast of highland -scenery, if he has done nothing tors, the home of their family. If they are held by “cords to improve highland society. With all my admiration of of love," these are all domestic, not intellectual Aged ALBYX MAROON, (and mine is not learned from books, parents, infant children, revered chiefs, form the real ties Lord Edward Fitzgerald, the Irish Patriot.-"What a but from personal observation,) I cannot help feeling that, between their hearts and the Highlands. The romantic, noble fellow,” said Lord Byron, “ was Lord Edward Fitzlike the armed Venus on Cæsar's signet ring, who was, at the picturesque, and the sublime, have no charms for them, gerald !-and what a romantic and singular history was once, an emblem of his glory and disgrace-the natural apart from the memory of the dead and the claims of the his! If it were not too near our times it would make the glories of the Highlands and Hebrides hinder much their living ; but are felt to be sources of barrenness, fatigue, finest subject in the world for an historical novel. He was moral and religious improvement. Had the alpine sce- privition, and peril. And they are so I they may expand a soldier from a boy. He served in America; and was hery of Britain been like the English, tame and domes and elevate the mind of " the way-faring man, who turns left for dead in one of the pitched battles (I forget which) tic," instead of being “wild and majestic,” the Rink aside to tarry for a night;" but the inhabitants of the and returned in the list of killed. Having been found in OF SCOTLAND would not have had to report, in the rock” suffer on the rock, and, therefore, are alive only to the field, after the removal of the wounded, he was renineteenth century, that 300,000 of her Gælic flock could its inconveniences.

covered by the kindness and compassion of a native, and not read the scriptures in any language; nor would there

All this is sober fact: and, when you add to this restored to his family as one from the grave. On coming are been, as at this moment, 10,000 children of her com- the vicissitudes of health, food, and life, in these so back to England he employed himself entirely in the du. nunion without the means of education; nor would there litary places, what scenes of unalleviated pain, of lonelyties of his corps and the study of military tactics, and got lave been held, during the last month, a public

meeting suffering, of unsoothed grief, of uncheered dying, rise a regiment. The French revolution now broke out, and o the metropolis of Scotland, to petition Government for before the mind, claiming our sympathy and assistance. with it a flame of liberty burnt in the breast of the young elp to educate the Highlanders. All this is unlike the From how many huts and hovels in the wilderness Irishman. He paid, this year, a visit to Paris, where he mius of our national church: an anomaly in our nati- must issue the piercing cry “ Have pity upon me, o formed an intimacy with Tom Paine, and came over with hal character. But here, I hesitate not to affirm, is one my friends, have pity upon me, for the hand of God hath him to England. These matters rested, till, dining one lief cause :- the Islands are, at once, “solitary places," touched me!”. Now, were there, by each heather bed of day at his regimental mess, he ordered the band to play Id of difficult access. But for this, " the glory of Le- the aged, the sick, and the dying, only a Gælic boy, with Ca ira,' the great revolutionary air. A few days afternon,” which is on the Grampians, would have been, a Galic bible, to read of the life and immortality brought wards he received a letter from head-quarters, to say that the ng ere now, upon Scalpa, and the excellency of Sha- to light by the gospel," of " the great and free salvation King dispensed with his services. He now paid a second n," upon St. Kilda. Éven Ben Becula and Rona would which is by Christ Jesus,” of the great and precious visit to America, where he lived two years among the nas it have “sat in darkness and in the shadow of death." promises” of the God of love, what despair this might tive Indians; and, once again crossing the Atlantic, settled at " the solitary places" have been visited only by a few banish, what hope it might confirm, what wounds of the on his family estate in Ireland, where he fulfilled all the litary tourists, and their terrific accounts of storms or heart it might heal, what resignation of soul it might pro- duties of a country.gentleman and a magistrate. There it arvation have intimidated even the enterprising. In duce! " The wilderness and the solitary place” would was that he became acquainted with the O'Connors, and, Et, none but Highlandmen can penetrate the Highlands be made glad by such readers; and, if “ the desert" did in conjunction with them, zealously exerted himself for fith eftect. The language, the climate, the customs; in not "blossom as the rose,” its aspect would, at least, be the emancipation of their country. On their imprisonment I word, all the localities of the Islands are such, that na. come brighter, and “the valley of the shadow of death” he was proscribed, and secreted for six weeks in what are kocs only could teach or preach with success.

less appalling. These are the beneficial effects of the called the liberties of Dublin ; but was at length betrayed Natural causes have not, however, been the only hin. bible upon those who " read, mark, and inwardly digest" by a woman.-Medwin's Conversations. rances to the improvement of the Highlands : political its sacred truths: and then, from their happy influence uses have interrupted the progress of knowledge in these upon the suffering and the dying, there is a natural and 7zo Pulpits-The Philadelphia National Gazette of istricts. It was once thought good policy to withhold the powerful reaction upon the rising generation. The reflec- July 16 says, “ A curious public dispute is waged in this relic bible, and obliterate the Gælic language, that, thus, tion of the aged will repay, with interest, the learning city. Two of our clergymen, the Rev. Mr. M'Cauley, le Gælic people might be gradually alienated from the of the young. The effect of divine truth on the man will and the Rev. Abner Kneeland, have been, for some days, nart dynasty. Never was a plan more calculated to de- illustrate its meaning

and importance to the boy who reads; debating, before a numerous audience, in the Universalat its own object; for, whatever were the partialities of and, when it makes the father or mother, the grandfather ists' Church, in Lombard-street

, the point, whether a part e Highlanders to the House of Stuart

, not to that House, or grandmother, wise unto salvation,” and happy in of the human race will be eternally damned, or the whole ther in its prosperity or in its adversity, would they have their own minds, the bible will thus become endeared to ultimately saved. Three moderators or judges have been crificed their native and ancient language. The Celtic the son and daughter.

chosen, who sit behind each of the contending divines at s hitherto defied and defeated all attempts made to

It is not intended, of course, by the ze views of the High he urges his opinion according to his favourite explanation olish it How long it will continue to do so I neither lands, to convey the idea of ignorance being as general as of the text of scripture. We learn, from gentlemen who njecture nor care. The Gælic is the language, the fu- inability to read is. There is much ignorance of divine have entered the church for a short time, that the dispu. write language of the people ; and, if the people are not truth prevails throughout all the Highlands ; but not of tants seemed intensely earnest, and the moderators probe allowed to perish for lack of knowledge,” know that kind which leads to the utter neglect of religion. The foundly

, attentive, Stenographers, it is added, are em. dge must be communicated to them through that me- Gælic pulpits, although

ployed'in taking down the arguments, in order that they ium. It will not do to speculate upon the temporal ad.

"Few and far between,”

may be reported.”

LORD BYRON.

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Alas, too early hast thoa left

Thy peaceful native home!
Of friends, of kindred, all bereft,

'Mid foreign lands to roam.
But better pant, with lab'ring breath,

Beneath a tropic sun,
Whose withering rays are fraught with death,

Not youthful strength can shun.
Yes, better far 'tis this to feel,

To hear the cannon war;
To hear the death-shot furious peal

Far from thy native shore-
Than see the friends of early years,

So long, so truly lov'd,
Consign'd to silence and to tears;

From all our hopes removido
Or meet, with an indifferent gaze,

And cold averted eye,
The tickle friends of former days

Without regret or sigh.
The slanders of a heartless few

Can ne'er thy peace destroy;
Nor malice of a meddling crew

Thy guiltless breast annoy.
Long, long, and many are the years,

Ere we shall meet again ;
And oft shall flow affection's tears

For thee, beyond the main.
Lloerpool, Nov. 24, 1824.

The first volume of a work under the above title, writ. ten by a Madame Belloc, has just appeared at Paris

. The object of it appears to be to make the French public betex acquainted with the history, character, and works

, of Noble Author. The writer states, that by a singular a: cident she became possessed of two poetical pieces of Lady Byron, which have never appeared. The following is one of them :

TO ADA.
Thine is the smile and thine the bloom,

Where hope might fancy ripen'd charms;
But mine is dyed in memory's gloom;

Thou art not in a father's arms !
And there I could have loved thee most.

And there have owned thou wert so dear,
That though my worldly all were lost,

I still had feit my life was here !
What art thou now?-A monument,

Which rose to weep o'er buried love:
A fond and filial mourner, sent

To dream of ties, restor'd above!
Thou, dove! who mayst not find a rest,

Save in this frail and shatter'd bark,
A lonely mother's offer'd breast,-

May Heaven provide a surer ark,
To bear thee over sorrow's waves,

Which deluge still this world below!
Till thou, through Him alone that saves,

A holier Arrarat shalt kaow.
Nor think me frozen, if for thee

No earthly wish now claims a part;
Too dear such wish ; too vain to me;
Thou art not in a father's heart !

A. J, Byrox, December 10, 1816.

L.

“THE PLEASURES OF PIETY,”

WITH OTHER POEMS.

Tis the tomb of Aline, and the death-knell is ringing: . , I hear its deep murmurs above her lone grave; And the pine tree, and cypress, dark shadows are finging,

While shrilly the winds through their branches wild rave 'Tis the grave of Aline, and fresh flowrets are blowing,

The sweetest and fairest, that maiden beside; Biue violets and myrtles luxuriant are glowing,

And the rose blushes there in its beauty and pride. 'Tis the grave of Aline, and the lover is bending,

In tearless despair, o'er the flow'r-woven sod,
And thoughts of the past with the present are blending.

And man would arraign the decrees of his God ! "Tis the grave of Aline, and the lovely are weeping.

Her pallet of rest, the green turf, low beside; In her purity sweetly the maiden is sleeping,

For death, the pale bridegroom, too beauteous a bride !
But the fairest and dearest are ever the fleetest,

And morning, the brightest, is soonest o'ercast:
As tf what the heart cherished, alas! were the meetest

To yield to the tempest, and bow to the blast ! 'Tis the grave of Aline, and her welcome glad singing . Celestials have borne to their mansion of rest; And no more can neglect, with its barbed arrows stinging,

Make all that hope promised, a visiwn unblest !
Tis the grave of Aline, and, ah ! me, that should wither,

Thus early, 80 radiant and peerless a flower!
Lamented and fairest, oh! why so soon hither

Conveyed in thy sweetness from love's sunny bower? Go, ask the young breast, in its tenderness blighted,

What drains the pure current of life's hidden spring? Go, ask the torn heart, to despair aye united,

What prospect for it has the morrow to bring? For love, I requited, is here no asylum;

No refuge, Neglect, dost thou own but the grave; And the canker, Ingratitude, withers, where whilom

All storms of dark fortune the spirit could brave ! And, Aline Lorraine! from thy griefs, past the telling,

What resting-place meet as the bosom of earth? What refuge for thee, save the dark silent dwelling,

The valley unconscious, and chamber of death!
"Tis the grave of Allne, be the green myrtle growing

For aye in its fragrance the liy beside ;
And bright be the rose in its loveliness glowing,

Where slumbers, fair Lyons, thy darling and pride !
Tis the grave of Aline! be the spot to the lover

Sad, sacred, and dear, as the tale of her woes;
And when the cold earth the true-hearted shall cover,
Oh I, tranquil as thine be the sleeper's repose.
Liverpool.

G. • Vide the pathetic and very elegantly-told tale of “Aline Lorraine,” in the Literary Souvenir, just published.

A neat little volume of poems, by Mrs. Dickinson, of this town, has lately made its appearance under the above title. It appears to us, on a first view, to be a very pleasing and successful effort towards the promotion of religious sentiment. We select the following specimen as being of a suitable length for our columos.

WHALE BONES. " Who would have thought” (quite in amaze}, Said Tom to Ned, “ that you wore stays?" " Wear stays!" said Ned; “Who says I do? Come, feel, at least I'll silence you." Tom feeling, groping 'bout Ned's ribs, At length cries out, “Now don't tell fibs; You must wear stays, for with this band I feel whale's boncs, as now I stand." " Proye it," says Ned; “but, gure as fate, I think you're moidered in the pate." “ Then mind," says Tom—" these are your bones, And you belong to Wales Ned Jones."

TO VIRTUE

JUVENTS

Correspondence.

THE LADIES' CHARITY.

Virtue! how shall the muse portray
The beauties which thy charms display?
Thy lovely form, erect, and mild,
Proclaims thee heaven's own favoured child.
Thy meek benignity and grace,
The goodness beaming from thy face;
The sweet simplicity of soul,
Divinely breathing through the whole;
Speak to the heart, whene'er we find,
Thy charms in earthly mould enshrined.
Placed upon earth, to guard for heaven
The ray divine to mortals given,
Thou still art pointing to the sky,
On wing extended,,back to fly
When the glad mandate bids thee soar
To gain thy native heights once more.
Thy office here—on all to wait
Who onward press to heaven's high gate;
Their guide along the narrow way,
Which leads to blissful realms of day.
Thou lov'st, from sorrow's tearful eye,
The bitter drops of woe to dry;
And pour the balm of peace and rest
Into the weary pilgrim's breast:
Without the joy thy smiles bestow
Life were, indeed, a scene of woe.
Ah! why should Grief e'er point his dørt,
To wound thy generous feeling heart?
Yet, often Sorrow's cruel sting.
Pierces thy gentle breast within;
And thou, the friend of all around,
A lonely mourner oft art found.

TO THE EDITOR. SIR,—This most excellent Institution, which furnisher professional aid and domestic comfort to poor marriet

women, at periods when their situation is the most interest ing to the best feelings of our nature; this truly charitable Institution is shortly, I trust, likely to receive an acceasie to its means of doing good, by the profits of a Ball, inte splendid suite of rooms in the Town-ball. Mang d be public charities in this town are possessed of handsome

buildings, which attract the notice of caspal observes not so the Ladies' Charity; it is perfectly unobtrusise ; it good offices, like its necessitous objects, are to be found it the garrets and cellars of the indigent; it is a right-ban doing alms, while the left scarcely knoweth it. To sus ment, then, the blessings which it is capable of distributing a public and innocent amusement is devised, to whid Humanity itself must wish every success.

Numerous, indeed, are the respectable families to the town and aeighbourhood who have never get seen the ink rior of the Town-hall; who have never traversed the e tertaining rooms of the second

corporate town in Englan What an opportunity, then, will be afforded on the 280 instant, when these rooms, lighted up, with good com pany and benevolent looks, will appear to the best possibil advantage. So struck was the Countess of Sefton with us

STANZAS.

My brother, o'er the dark blue waves,

Thy home lles far away; Where haughty lords, and abject slaves,

Alternate arouch and sway.

plendour of the scene, at an assenıbly held there some

Gymnasia

Advertisements. ime ago, that she exclaimed, “This is what we cannot

AND ave in London, because we have not the rooms." This

MISCELLANEOUS RECREATIONS. certainly true. That there are, in the metropolis, sepa

to

the inhabitants of Liverpool and its vicinity, that tbey ale rooms, exceeding most of those at the Town-hall, in.

have opened a Shop, No. 6, WILLIAMSON-SQUARE, as Sobe How often have I bless'd the coming day,

Agents for HUNT'S Superiorly Prepared ROASTED CORN, lividually, there is no doubt; but, as a suite of rooms, the When toil remitting, lent its turn to play:

which, when ground, forms the most economical Breakfast itter are, I believe, unrivalled in these kingdoms.

When all the village train, from labour free,

that can be procured, and is recommended by the most emiLed up their sports beneath the spreading tree;

nent of the Faculty for its wholesome qualities. Supplied by At a ball, such as the one now announced, all respect- While many a pastime circled in the shade,

them, wholesale and retail, on the most liberal terms. Price The young contending as the old surveyed;

per pound 6d. superior sort 18. sle persons, of whatever rank, profession, or business,

And many a gambol frolick'd o'er the ground,

MATCHLESS JAPAN BLACKING.-This Article is supeieet on a footing of perfect amity : it is a republic of And sleights of art, and feats of strength, went round

rior to the greater part of the preparations now in use, and

Goldsmith haritable feeling; and as the motives of each person are

inferior to none, even the most celebrated. The price is

" It is a call to keep the spirits alive.”—Ben Jonson. THIRTY-THREE PER CENT. below that of any other house. qual, so are their enjoyments. I have heard, indeed, of

Large Bottles 18. middle size 8d. and smaller ditto 4d. each, ome departures, occasionally, from the strict rule of

No. XX.

such as have been invariably charged ls. 6d. ls. and 6d.

BLACKING PASTE, in neat tin boxes, at 8d. and 4d. each. quality, but they really amount to nothing; they have

Imperishable BLACK INK, in Bottles at 6d. and 18. each,

which flows from the Pen with delightful facility, as long as risen merely on the part of very young persons, from the

a drop remains in it: will never change colour, or peel off the ant of the routine of the dances, or of points of eti

Paper or Parchment from damp or other causes, till the

fabric on which it is written is dissolved or destroyed; and lette, being laid down by a master of the ceremonies ;

it will retain these qualities in any climate, without bead it is well known that offence may often be taken when

coming glutinous, or turning mouldy in the bottle or ink.

stand, the common failing of all modern Inks. one was intended. However, we have so many gentle.

BRITISH HERB TEA and TOBACCO, composed of the ben in Liverpool capable of presiding over the arrange

most fragrant, aromatic, and salubrious British Herbs.

None is genuine unless accompanied with the fac-simile nents, that I hope some one will undertake the office in

signature of H. Hunt. future.

FORSYTH ON DIET. In conclusion, I can assure the most punctilious, nay

This day is published, price 6s. 6d. in boards, he most religious, members of the community, that, so r as my experience goes, they may join this scene of

;

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Health, on Principles of easy Digestion, &c. and adapted to

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us for several weeks; but we felt some repugnance to ex- letters from, very many gentlemen of great respectability: RAMESES; an Egyptian

Tale. 3 vols, post 8vo. 30. hibit it while the wretched man's fate was in suspense. persons who were strangers to him also wrote to biti, GILMOUR'; or the Last Lockinge. A Novel. 3 vols. 218. That scruple now no longer operates to retard its appear- gaining the esteem and confidence of those who content CASTLE BAYNARD; or, the Days of John. An Historical ånce, and we take this occasion to introduce it into our acquainted with him. He was in many instances appear Romance. Post 8vo, 8s. FREDERICK MORLAND. 2 vols. 12mo, 14s. columns.

trustee and executor, and acted in the latter capacity The OUTCASTS. A Romance. From the German of the

the late Mr. West, President of the Royal Acades. Baroness DE LA MOTTE FOUQUE. 2 vols. post 8vo, 168. TRIALS: a Tale. By the Author of “The Favorite of

(FROM A MORNING PAPER.)

About three weeks before he suffered, he had an intera Nature." 2d Edition. 3 vols. 12mo, 21s.

with his wife, which is said to have been very affecting The FAVORITE of NATURE. 3d Edition. 3 vols. 218. The father of the unfortunate Henry Fauntleroy was a them both. She was afterwards in the habit of visitiza STANMORE; or, the Monk and the Merchant's Widow. wine-merchant of respectability in the city, and was, for him

almost every day. A remarkable change took par some time in the banking-house of Barclay and Co. re, in his spirits subsequently to his trial: his mind setting The SPY; a Tale of the Neutral Ground. 3d Edition. 3 siding, at the time of the birth of Henry, in London-street, to be relived from a weight of anxiety and apprehensis vols. 185. In the Press,

Fenchurch-street, and, many years back, joined Mr. and a degree of tranquillity and even cheerfulness etsel HUSBAND-HUNTING; a Tale of Fashionable Life. 3 vols. Marsh, the navy-agent, and Sir James Sibbald, in the He once observed to a friend, that it happened most retar

The WRITER'S CLERK; or, the Humours of the Scottish banking-house in Berner's-street, where they acquired a ably that the magistrate by whom he was commited Metropolis. 3 vols.

good business. In this concern Henry was, for some time, Mr. Conant, with whom, as well as with his father (the The HIGHEST CASTLE and the LOWEST CAVE. By the acting as a clerk; but, on the death of his father, he be- late Sir Nathaniel) he had for years been on teras de

Printed for Geo. B. Whittaker, Ave-Maria-lane, London; came a partner. At this period, it is said, the finances of friendship; and that he had occasionally, at the house! and sold by all Booksellers.

the house were by no means in a prosperous state, and a friend, spent an evening with the Judge who protowed

they were, of course, rendered still worse by bad debts, the sentence of death upon him. POPULAR AND INTERESTING TALES, FOR WINTER and by four partners annually drawing out no inconsider. Mr. Fauntleroy was in the 41st year of his age, ofta).

able sums for their private expenses. Mr. Fauntleroy has dle stature, rather inclined to stoutness, his complain DECEMBER TALES.

Foolscap 8vo. price 5s, 6a. heerselengde o have stopped player imprisonment, that the was pale, and his hair quite gray ; being shoraignende ALICE ALLAN: The COUNTRY TOWN: and other None of the partners, as it has since appeared, were gentlemanlike, and bespoke his having been accustomed TALES. By ALEXANDER WILSON. Post 8vo.

really men of property; they had every one overdrawn to genteel society. He might be said to have a good en picked up in the French Provinces. By a WALKING GEN- which the subject of these remarks has forfeited his life, and readiness of perception; he was gifted with is

HIGHWAYS and BY-WAYS; or Tales of the Road-side, their accounts; and but for the fraudulent transactions for on certain subjeets, and was not deficient of intelliga The LIFE of a BOY. 2 vols. 12mo. 148. boards.

the creditors would not have received 2s. in the pound siderable portion of application and expertness in biance The LUCUBRATIONS of HUMPHREY RAVELIN, Esq. upon their respective debts. It is difficult to ascertain the bis temper appeared to be mild and equable

, but hen laute Major in the *** Regiment of Infantry. 2d Edition, precise period at which Mr. Fauntleroy first began the by no means endowed with intellectual excellence.com

OUR VILLAGE; or Sketches of Rural Character and Sce dangerous practice of forgery, or the amount which from sessed of general information; his education could nery, By MARY RUSSELL MITFORD. Post 8vo. 7s. 60. time to time he secretly removed and replaced, but it has have been liberal, as it is believed he was acquainted

PETER SCHLEMIHL: from the German of LA MOTTE appeared that in the course of the last eight or ten years no language but his own. Without referring with a FOUQUE. With Plates, by George Cruikshank. Second the extent has been immense. During this period, al. cessary severity to his faults, it cannot be disguised Edition. Foolscap 8vo, 6s, 6d. boards.

TALES of OLD Mr. JEFFERSON, of GRAY'S INN, col- though leading a life of apparent ease and gaiety, he his habits of life had been voluptuous, nor can it be lected by Young Mr. JEFFERSON, of Lyon's Inn. 2 vols. described his mind as having been the seat of intense anxiety by his most partial friends, that he was entitled | 12mo. los. SCENES and THOUGHTS. Post 8vo. 73. 6d.

and perturbation : he could rest but little in the night, character of a man of honest principles, when, com

and was frequently observed by his frends to dese when that he was an insolvent, and had been guilty of TALES of ARDENNES." BY PH.D.CONWAY. Post

svo. in company, and when in continement in Coldbath-fields and forgeries to perhaps the extent of half mil TALES from

the GERMAN. By GEORGE SOANE, Esq. slept more soundly upon it than he had done for ten years year, and build and furnish a house of pleasure at Brit Printed for Geo. B. Whittaker, Ave-Maria-lane, London; before. He seldom spoke of his wife, but it appears that she ion, at an expense of seven thousand pounds wd sold by all Booksellers.

was in the habit of going to him periodically, at the bank- The following is an extract from a letter sent by M ing-house, for the purpose of receiving a certain allow. Henry Fauntleroy to a friend, shortly preceding bigere

ance, it is said £400 per annum, which he made to her. cution, charging him to console his wife and man Biographical Notices. He must have been married young, being little above 40 children :

at the time of his death; and his son, who is in his 15th “ The time is fast approaching, when et length

year, is a fine youth, educated at Winchester, and who gloomy veil of death will encompass the setting out MR. FAUNTLEROY.

visited his unhappy father almost every day after he was human existence, and the meridian gleans of removed to Newgate of this gloomy place Mr. F. felt a enjoyments will be eclipsed from all worldly pursuis great dread; but on his being committed there, he found soul will be separated from the excitement of all be that he enjoyed more privileges than he could have ex. depravity of action from the voice of relatives and frien pected, and expressed, to his latest

hour, unfeigned grati- to await the call of an Almighty power, till a cele tude for the kindness and humanity which had been mani- tribunal shall sit in judgment over the sinful come fested towards him by the Sheriffs, Áldermen, the Ordinary, man. The doleful vibrations of the solemn soundd the Governor, and, indeed, by all connected with the gaol prison bell will soon betoken the soul of its awsul de His friends were allowed to visit him to the last, and par- from the present to the future state. ticularly, except during a short period, Mrs. Forbes, the " Feign would I leave this transitory stage with lady of whom so much has been said : she is about 22 years worldly care, but such

are the feelings of nature bure of age, and possessed of personal beauty; she has two chil- forth on the agonies of my life, that ì cannot quite dren, daughters, of the ages of seventeen and three months. of a husband's and parent's feelings, without card It is true that she was educated at a convent at Rouen, but lingering and longing hope for those from whom Mr. Fauntleroy did not first see her there, as he was never parted. Oh ! my wife, my children, my all that is in France, except once at Calais, and then for only about and injured by me on earth, for thee with a contrite siz and thirty hours. Mrs. Forbes speaks the French mercy is implored, and I trust that by thee forgiven language with the propriety of a native, and is a proficient sought. I am brought to a due

sense of my stater in music; she is described as having been much beloved as a man, but die as a Christian, in the faith of met at the convent, whither she has twice been on a visit

since the

all supreme omnipotence of a Divine will, thimet her acquaintance with Mr. Fauntleroy ; ber name is not pentance of an ill-spent life. Forbes, but she has assumed it, at least since Mr. Faunt- “Regard my fate, and kindly remember the ett leroy's troubles. He appeared to be ntuch attached to her. of my parting breath. As an expiring victim of He did not deny that, about eight or nine years back, he I enjoin ye, the parents of my dear children, to bester had some acquaintance with the infamous woman, Mrs. them your maternal kindness; and as you value

their Bertram, but declared that he never suffered himself to be tence, so regulate their morals. Awaken them with daped in the way that has been represented. It has been knowledge of the soleinn and awful event of their fab alléged, that he expended large sums upon a Miss CP, fate, that they may avoid the track of the evil path of an actress; this report he contradicted in the most unqua- check, in the spring of their years, the budding grow lified terms, and explained the probable manner in which vice, ere they are overrun with the thorns of buman de that lady has become possessed of so much property. vity; cultivate their miods with spiritual grace, that

Mr. Fauntleroy had apartments at the banking-house may seek affiance in an overruling power: for your in Berner's-street, where his mother and sister resided; take a divine precept–Train up a child in the mi but his home was at Lambeth, where he kept two female should go, and when he is old he will not depart from servants and a gardener: he had also his elegant house at With

fervent prayer I hope that, under theirtender mark Several weeks since, a portrait of Mr. Fauntleroy was Brighton, which cost about £7,000, where his mother care, they may prove a moral example to posterity. published in some of the papers, representing that unfortu- spent many months every year. He stated his annual'ex- by the rectitude of their lives defy the stigma of a male and guilty delinquent as he appeared at the bar on penses to be about £3,000 to £3,500. He always spoke rious world. May their father's offences never beer his trial. It was said to be a very striking likeness ; but Me Sohn Fauntleroy, who is a solicitor, and who was un direct the way of their course till they depart herehe it was very ill engraved. That which we now present to remitting in his attention to him in the hour of calamity, receive the

rewards of their virtues from the Heave our readers is much better finished. We have had it by During his imprisonment, he was visited by, and received Father of all.”

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