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AS I am about writing a new ety- writing this etymology is an ardent mology of Sir-names, afier the desire to transmit the names of such manner of Swift. I request some" illustrious” personages to posteri. of your literary readers will furnish ty: for by all i can learn from newsme with materials to elucidate the papers, nsus-paper paragraphs, and origin of the following names, privaie informauon, they are tranO'CONNELL, O'GORMAN, SCILLY, scendent politicians, and engaged at HUSSEY, DROOMCOOLE, CONWAY, this moment, in a moso “ digrified" and FINN; for I have already been scheme, in which if they succeed, at considerable pains, to discover all good run will have reason to ile time when these names were be grateful to them, for their dise first knoin in Ireland, and could iniërested and pacific exertions--for noe succeed to the full extent of the purpose of baving a deathless my wishes. The result of my re- record of such astonisbing names; I searches has been (however) not al. respectfully solicit the communicatogether useless, as I found in Val- tions of your (deep read) corres LA CEY's Irish Vocabulary, the pondents, and am, Sir, word “ Scullo?ue," the literal irans

Yur Constant Reader, Jation of which, I do not under

AN ANTIQUARIAN. stand, but I think it sounds very July, 28th, like SCULLY. My chief motive ia


EARLY this morning, a centry cil was called, and the tongue mi. or the national bunk- urliament bouse nutely examined, when on com. tha: WAS-discovered the best part raring it with che tongue of Col. of a bumiin 10ngu nailed on the F-5----r, it was found to be a door of the late house of lords, with calf's tongue, and not the tongue of his a large titelve penny nail drove uncle, as was at first imagined, hare through the cenire of it, with a crer as that worthy character is ' non label offixed to it, importing it to est inventus," at present, the tongue have been the tongue of a lace speak- has been put into spirits, and an ex. er uho never told a lie.”—The cen press dispatched to C-11-n, to try very prudently rolled it up in a ascertain the fruih, as from the cabbage-leaf, and conveyed it to great similiarity berween that and Major S -, who posted with it the longue of the Col. many are of to che castle, where a privy coun- opinion it telongs to one of the famu's.


Report in bis Majesty the Em;ercr and King, June 30, 1310.

"SIRE, ---Your majes'y has direc- report of all that concerns the Ex Ge. ed me, by your order of the date of neral Sarrazin. the 18:k of this inomh, 10 make a

Jobs “ John Sarrazin was born in the bo- above cired, that, for having taken rough of Saint Siloch, in the can. part in some remonstrances 'which ton of Penne, in the department of appeared sedinous, he was broken the Lot and Garonne, on the 15ch and degraded bv order of General of August, 1771,, his parents were Houchard in 1793, and obliged to farmers. On the 2pin of Septem- serve as a cominon soldier. He ber, 1786, he enrolled himself in adds, that on the ist of October, the 5th regimento dragoons, which 1703, be jined ai Charillon the was disbanded on the 14th of Sep. chasseurs of the Gironde, that he tember, 1787

I was present in different affairs, in "Arhiime he settled ai Reole, the army of La Vendee, in which in the department of La Gironde, he was in quality of Secretary to Gewhere he exercised the profession neral Marceau, and was appointed of teacher of mathe.marics. On the adjunct to the adjacant general, on Ist of September, 1790, he obtain the orh of Prairial, year 2. Onihe ed the place of professor of mathe 6th of Fructidor, of the same year, matics in the school of Sorreze, he was appointed adjunct of the which was then under the direction first class of the corps of artillery of the Benedictines, and it was no by the representative of the people Coubt this circumstance which gave Gilet, who had been sent to the arriie io che report that he had been my of the Sambre and the Meuse, a monk, an assersion which cerrain “On the 6th of Brunaire, year ly has never been proved.. He left 3, the same representative appoinh's employment two years afrar. red him acrtani general chief of Hadis, to follow the movement battalion, in consideration of the thien almost the whole French na. testimonies which General Marceau lion then made towards the fron- had given of his conduct atter the tiers, and he repaired to the Army expedition of Coblenio. of the North

“The 18th Brumaire, third year, “ Being sent to Chalons for the in- his appointment was confirmed by struction of the young engineers in the committee of the Public Hela the school of arrillery, he was there fare ; and on the sih Piairial ful. When afier be taking of Verdun, loving, he obtained the commisthe inhabitants of Chalons formed a sion or adjutani.general, chief of battalion, of which he was appoin. brigade led adjutant major, the functions · "He made the campaigns of the of which appointment he perform. year three, vear four, and year five, ed ull the 20th of Sepiernier, 1792, ivich the armies of Sumbre and the lime of the disbanding of the Neuse, and Italy. batraliun ; but these circumstances, Onthe27ch Fructidor, six?h year, found in a memoir signed by him he received orders w proceed in self, are only warranied by his own Rochefort, to serve in one of the declaration. Whar is certain is, divisions of learny of England. that he was appointed at Meiz lieuHe was one of the small number of tenant of a volunteer company, call. Frenchmen who made good irnir ed the Saint Maurice, arthe end of recent in Ireland, and h. (ves af 1792, and captain of the same com- pointed by general Humber, gee pany on the 181h March, 1793. ieral of brigade, at the Copyrere af

"On his first en rapreinforte ser. Kulala, and general of division at vice, he gave proois of that restless, ene affair of Castlebar, where he intriguing spirit which he has con- took a standard from the cnery's Stantly shewn in his military career. horse. On his reruru in France he He confesses himseif in the memoir found the Executive Directory very

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little disposed to confirm so rapid a trators of the army in a memoir promotion. He demanded to serve which he transmitted to the Emas adjutant-general of the army of peror, under date of the 23d of Italy, commanded by general jou- Frumaire, year 13. The cry of inbert. Having been charged to con- dignation which was raised against duct a body of troops to the army bin, deprived hiin of the courage of Rome, he made with that army of supporting publicly the part he the campaign of the seventh year in had undertaken, and raised such a Napies, and was appointed general storm against him, that he saw him. of brigade on the field of barte, self again, for the second time, after che affair of Trebia. At the obliged to request leave to resign. army of Italy his suspicious and He was nevertheless retained in his doubtful conduct exposed him to post, and made with that part of suspicions humiliaung to a military the army, the campaigns of the person; he was charged with ac- year 14, or 1906. ring the part of an informer; his : "Some disputes which he bad constant opposition to the orders of with general Houdelit, in whose di. his chiefs strengthened thac opini- vision he seried, obliged the goon, and the unpleasant treatment vernment in recai lim to France. he experienced compeiled him to “On the 31st of October, 1806, ask leave to retire. On the rich he was employed in the 24th Mini(pluviose) he received orders to re. tary Division, under the orders of turn to France. On the 1st Prai. the general Chambarihac, who con. rial, year 9, notice was given him fided to him the command of the that he was no longer in the list of deparıinent of the Lys. The mise Staff Officers. Rutired 10 private understanding which soon took place life, his natural inquietude inspired berween the Prefect and him, evinchim with several plans.

ed the necessity of giving him ano" He requested sometimes to be ther destination, and he was sent employed in America and some to the Isle of Cadsand. His conduct times in the East Indies. He ex- continually extravagant, and his pressed a desire to serve in die troops arbitrary proceedings, incensed of the Batavian Republic, but he against him the inhabitanis, its fuifi'ied none of these resolutions, authorities, and general Coam. and he was still in France, when on baribac. The complaints which the 10:h of Vendemiaire, he was reached government induced it re-established on the staff of gene- again to change his residence, and rals of brigade in the room of ge- he received letters of service for the neral Cli, appointed general of 16th Miliary Division. He served division. Two months afterwards in this division from the 11th of he was appointed to go to Si. Do- February, 1809, and had the hapa mingo. He remained there only a piness to live there in excellent hare year, the bad stare of his health in- mnopy with both his superiors and ducing general Rochambeau to send subalterns, till by the most dishim back to France, where he ar- graceful desertion he imprinted an rived on the 22d Frumaire, year 12. indelible opprobrium on his' name.

“ General Angereau then com. " Such is the history of general manded a camp; general Sarrazin Sarrazin, which, to speak property, applied, and obtained to be emplove is only that of the extravagance of ed under his command. His charac- his mind, che errors of his character, ever inclined to accusation, soon ter, and his numerous absurdities. raised against him numerous ene- “The DUKE DE FELTRE, Biais. mies. He avowed him eif she ac- ter ac War,” euser of the Generals and Adininis



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Their speechifying laid aside,
Air_" Did you see the Highlanders that They cried a loua, divide, divide,
Day in College Green.

'Twas then I saw the Munster pride, that

day in Sleptica's Green, For like their Country Shanavats,

la air th:y wavid their old iellrats, And did you see the Munster boys,

And quickly loosen' their cravali, lo fight Who made a most outrageous noise,

in Stephen's Greeu. And did you see the Munster boys, that day

in Stephen's Green. With Prixige and Sable coats,

The Members being then told o'er, Oh how they strained their Munster throats

And finding they were beat three score, Expecting they'd have all ihe voies, that day

at dav Like Mohawk ladans they did roar, chat day in Stephen's Green,

in Stephen's Green,

Thenswors that next when they came there 2 The first wlio spoke, did roar so loud,

They it bring fiom. Tipperary j'air,

Tenihousand "Caravath's" to lear, down, He bother't more than half the croud,

all damo'd Stephen's Greea. The rest their ears did quickly shroud, chat

day in Stephen's Gieen; And when his fine speech he had done,

'Mid all the noise and dreadrul din, The boys alourd, did make such fun,

One Walry Cox by chance waikuin, He to a corper quick did run, that dav io He ask'd who did the dust begioi that day Sitphen's Green.

in Stephen's Green,

And being told " the Munster boys," The second on a stool did stand,

Says he, “I'll surely mar their joys"

" And put them for their beastiy noise, into With neat scratch wig and manners bland, Rerolved the Papists to coinmand, that day

"my Magazine," in Stephen's Green ; But when of Chilosen and Gale Jones,'

AN EPIGRAM, He roar'd, in Oratoric groans,

' . For the Club at ibe Three Bells. They said 'twas time to break his bones, that day in Stephen's Greco.

Polsdamus and Chila, are both veryone,

Anu agreeable friends, if you give them their Yet on he speech'd with main and might,

way: The Papist's hoping to affright,

Po!;damus, tho' he says no more than his scot And squar'd as if he meant to fight, that By the powers of stick, must have hrst of day in S:eplien's Green,

each pot ; But when he called ihein a la mob, Chilo, tiks or will doze, but rouze no: his They swore they'd surely do his job,

ire, If ever he would show his nob,' again in. Or else he will soon put your head in the fire. Stephen's Green.

Archer Love, thoslily creeping, Whene'er the third began to speech,

Will I know where thou doar lie, The multitude est up 1 screech,

Law thee, thro' the curtains peeping But stouily he sale on bis breech, ibat day in

bne davio

That fringes

a 's eye.
Stephens Grien,
Oh dear said he, pray stop your throats,

Now don't you see I've taken notes,
Tlca loud they cried, send him io BOATES* Think not eternal happiness to find,

this day from Siephen's Greca. If the soul rests upon a guide that's blind..


A Mad House,

On the death of Conan, one of the bero's of Oisian,-extracied and translated from ar

ancient Irish Historical poem, entitled " CATH, GABHRA," THE BATTLE OF

GAWRA. Intrapid in death's cold arms great CONAN CONAN, the land whose happiness he sought, lay,

Coxan, the trembling toogues of age deNor shar'd ine laurels of that glorious day,

plore, When Irish chicfs engagid oa Gawra's plain, And th'iolant's lisping lips bewail himand the dire battle blid in ev'ry vein.

now no more, For, as on Callan the preceding year,

On Callar's dreary top is seen his name, An egonstranger to mistrust and fear, loscrib'd on stone still faiibiul to his fame, The pious chiel perform'd the sacred site, Of honing to the orient God of light.

The liberal translation of the above runs Fiosa freds, from home, from heip divid. thus, ---" The fierce and mighty Cowar was tar.

not in the desperate tatile of Gewra ; for He feil a victim to th' unequal war,

on the feast of BEL, the preceding year, the of a whole host of FINN's blood.thirsty daunties beso was treacherous is siain by the I train,

hos: of Tinn, at an assemblage met to wur. Wbo slew the bero at the Dilian fane. ship ihe Suti. His sepulchranionument was Fanie, honour, virtue, full the murd'rous raised ou the North West : His wailing dirze wound,

was sung : and his game is inscribed in Oge And wept their darling lifeless on the ground, Lem characters, on a fat stone, on the very CORAN, the conscious fields whereon he black mountain off Callon."




I send you the following lines on the sufferings of our distracted Country ; and as the subjent is copious, they may serve as a hint to exercise a more poetical pen. Should you insert them in your truly celebrated publication, you will oblige,

Å LOVER OF HIS COUNTRY. Limerick, rith July, 1810. What sad reverse! what dismal scenes ap. To dye in purple fair Hiberna's green; pear.!

Then, Thousands fell beneath th' assassins Why claims my land the tributary tear?

haud, Black thickning clouds her beauteous face And widous' shrieks rebellow'd thro' the Orform,

land. And pale Hibernia yiehts beneath the storm. The fatal offspring of the murder'd sire,

sacred Isle ! thy sun is closd in night, Hurl'd from the bayonet perish'd in the fire ; 0.1- the gay land of ever pure delight: Nor virgin-cotines scap'd the direiul rage, Niw sunk alas ! thy trade, thy commerce

Nor all the terrence of declining age; o'ci,

Priests bled beneath the sacrilegecus hand, Thy swelling canvass sechs no distant and Allars blazing from the hiising brand, Shure;

Nor ceasid these sons of hell, in tortures Orpression scours thv hospitable plain,

skili'de Antioreign tyrants ciu-h the labiring swain. 'Till thy fair fields lay desart and untillid.

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O righteous Heaven! what mighty guilt. Hide, hide, ye pow'rs! those inauspicious of ours,

times, Prorok'd the veng'ance of the immortal when Ireland bled for ministerial erimer : pow'rs?

When she jo silence raw (no arm to save :) Whence sprang these ills, these woes, this Fair I'reedom hanish'd, and herself a slave pining care,

Let dark obh iou ciaw the veil of night, Tharlent our country saimning in despair? Oir cheresad scenes of horror and a fright, Renzembrance werps, when cavious Britain Let Britain (ease-lel works of dealb po hore.

more. Rebellion bowling to our peaceful hore ; Employ her harpies on our wearing shore Viben ter dire councils, eager for the strise, Veog‘ance is wilt, nor shall that haushiy To lawk se ruffian leat the Lloorly knife; This nervi with ise, the Grange-arm was Pass long ui punish'd for the daring crime. Stea,



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