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she caused Henry, Lord Darnly, her with it the appearance of fulsome flatsecond husband, to be cruelly murdered, tery, and princes, by how much wore quly to wake way for her third marringe, they deserve, so much the less they gewith Earl Bullwell, her paramour; lor nerally desire to be applauiled; and, if she was afterwards called to an account, bad, who dares to speak it out, while and by the vote of the Lords and Com- princes are armed with power to do us su mons, in Parliament, she was adjudged much good or hurt, according as they are to die: whereupon she fled into England, pleased or displeased; and by how much wliere, coutriving sundry plots with the the worse they are, liv so much the less l'apists, and Duke of Norlolk, against they can bear to be cold on't; but, when Queen Elizabeth, she was at lası brought once death bath brought them upon the to the block and lost her head. For her common level with the rest of mankind, son, King James I. of England, the every one will venture to say what is Duke of Buckingham, was charged with true', though not fit sooner to be said. liis death, by the Compons of England; “If princes will sin with Ahab, «bat and King Charles I. lost his head at better can be expected than Ahab's cha: his own gates; and the death of King racter, that they did evil in the sight of Charles II. bath been by some disputed, the Lord; who, while they lived, were and I am ready to think that he had no not desired; and, when dead, are not fair play; and as for King James II. be lamented; this, therefore, should be well abdicated the kingdom, and so died not weighed and considered, since a good among us; but gracious Queen Mary, and name is valuable, not only before, but Queen Anne, both of them came to their after, death; 'uis doing that which is right ends by natural deaths, which concludes in the sight of the Lord, which makes the unhappy race and 'fainily of the their names as a sweet savour, and bec. Stewarts.

.. ter than precious ointment. Such who ." But perhaps some say, Is there nothing carry a good conscience with them, leave worth notice in the late reign, since you a good name behind thein. The righteous seem to pass it by with silence? to which shall be had in everlasting remembrance, I answer, We have had a glorious peace and the memory of the just shall be to make France great, and Great Bri- blessed: though it is immediately ad. tuin little; and what then? Knaves are ded, but the memory of the wicked shall advanced, delinquents preferred, leagues not; and this we may assuredly expect are broke, the allies tricked, the kingdom will be verifyed and made good in the beggared, buth church and state divided, case of the greatest Prince, as well as the debauchery. encouraged, and pure re- meanest peasant. ligion made a schismatic, the laws per. “Thirdly: Then blessed is that people verted, the toleration violated, the suc. that hath such a Prince, of whom it shall cession disputed, and indefeasible here be said, he did that which was right in ditary rigbi asserted, in favour of the the sight of the Lord; and this, by God's Pretender; trades lost, Hanoverians dis- wonderful providence, is and will be, no couraged, the bravest general in the doubt, the happy case and condition of world is degraded, the poor Catalonians Great Britain, since our illustrious George, deserted, and all out of order; the whole after our long struggle and incessant head was sick, and the whole heart prayers, is become our most rightful and faint, and so faint that we had the sen. gracious sovereign. We have now a 'tence of death in ourselves, but, in God great, a wise, a religious, Prince; for the which raised the dead, who delivered us King Trusteth in the Lord, and, through from sö great a death, and doth deliver, the inercy of the Most High, he shall not in whom we trust that he will deliver us. be moved. Well may the Hanoverians . «Secondly: Then why should princes mourn at the loss of so great a Prince ; be concerned about the character they but let Britous joy in their salvation : a are like to have, when they shall lie legacy, indeed, by the brave King Wil. down in the dust? We see the Holy liam, of inmortal fame; however by Ghost haih atlixed the characters of Sachevrell accused. And I doubt not, kings deceased, whether good or bad; but this wise administration, shall give The lames of kings are never buried with full satisfaction to every true Protestant, them: for it is diell, when covered with that he doth that which is right in the 'the dust, that they have their truest sight of the Lord: the king sliall joy in character, it is dungerous to give a true their strength, () Lord, and in their sal

character of living princes, whether good ration bow greatly shall he rejoice! *or bad; if guud (saili une) ic Corries Thou hast given hiin liis licari's desire, .and hast not withholden the request of the sight of the Lord, as David was lift

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Jus lips Selah. For thou presentest bien to number Israel for the sins of the
- with the blessing of goodness, thou secpeople: and, again, the anger of the Lord
.lest à crown of pure gold on his head; was kindled against Israel, and he'moved
and, since God hath wrought out his David ayainst then to say, Ging number
salvation, let us always endeavour to Israel and Judah.
inamtain it, that it may be said of our “Thus David, though otherwise a good
king, that he did that which was right man, was lelt to fall for the faults out his
in the sight of the Lord, and that,

people; God was so filied with anger “By doing ourselves that which is right avainst Israel, as to desert and leave in the sight of the Lord; for the sins uta David to himself, so that he yielded tin people ao sometimes provoke God to the catanical suggestion, that he inight leave their King, that he may do evil in bring dreadtul destruction on the people."

Extracts from the Port-folio of a Nlan of Letters.

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IMPERIAL, HERETICS. .

Of the former descriprion of prelates THE Greek emperor Manuel Com. was Aylmer, bisloop of London, under

1 nenus affirmed, that Mahomet's queen Elizabeth, who, upon the green at god was the true god; for which the his country-house in Fulham, used to bishop of Thessalonica reproached hun play bowls on the Sunday with his cleriin bitter terms, and caused the opinion cal and other guests. See Strype's Life to be condemned by an especial synod. of Aylmer, p. 215 and 291. James l. * in PUBLIC SCHOOLS. * and Charles I. favoured by their prive

Lord Bacon in his advice about the clamations this Sunday bularity; and
Charterhouse, says, “The great number Morer, in his book on the Name and
of schools which are in your highness's Notion of the Sabbath, defended learn
realın doth cause a want, and likewise edly the practice.
'au overflow. By means thereof they . Oflate years a proclamation, ascribed

find want, in the country and towns, both to the celebrated Jobn Bowles, has been
of servants for husbandry,and apprentices regularly read in courts of justice, which
for trade. On the other side, there invites the magistracy to repress the en-
being more scholars bred than the state joyments of the people : surely our an.
can preter and employ, and the active cestors were more rational, who thought
part of life not bearing a proportion to that God delights in the happiness of
the preparative, it falls out that too many man.
persons are hred upfit for other vocations,

HALE, THE COMEDIST.
and unprofitable for that in which they , One remarkable instance of a success-
are brought up. Thus the realm is filled ful acquirement of the idiomatic pecu-
with indigent, idle, and wanton, people, liarities of a foreign language, is that of
which are but the materials of revolu. Hale, an Englishman, who composed for
tion."..

.. . the French siage, Le jugement de Midus, This has always been, and still is, the l'Amant jalour, and Les Evenemens grand tory argument against promoting Imprerus, which last especially is an popular instruction: but it deserves agreeable lyric comedy, and bas been .notice, that this alarm was sounded at permanently succ: ssful. the very commencement of the reign of. What circumstances led to Hale's ex James the First, which endured nearly à patriation, some of your readers can quarter of a century in perfect tranquil- perhaps communicate; he died at Paris, lity.

it is said, in very necessituus circunl. SABBATICAL PASTIME. . stances. i The clergy have always doubted whether the precept Keep 1:oly the Sabbath. Among the poems of the laureate Day” is a command to make boliday by Whitehead, one of the best is an e.egy playing, or by abstaining from play. written at the convent of llaut-Villers, ils Soine think it ordains joy, and game, Champagne, and dated in 1754. The and sport, gaiety, pectacles, and festi- 'descriptive portion has likeness, the ana vity: some think it enjoins fasting, tiquarian portion lortiness, and an ingemourning, penance, silerice, meditation, nious moral is well attached in the lule gloom, and austerity.

lowing stanza:

Temperance,

WHITEHEAD,

Temperance, not abstinence, in every bliss, King of Bohemia, &c. begins with a LaIs man's true joy, and therefore Heaven's tin prayer, which is for this remarkable, command;

that it introduces, as beings of equat The wretch, who riots, thanks his God

reality, the Christian and Pazan divinities: amiss ;

such was the pedancic character of the Who starves, rejects the bounties of his

Latin written in the year 1956. hand.

Omnipotens eterne Deus, spes unica mundi, · Whitehead, if not a man of genius,

is, Qui cæli fabricator ades, qui condilor orbis, was a man of taste; if he was the fiac.

. Tu populi memor esto tui, sis mitis ab alio,

Tuy rerer, he was also the improver of the Pros

Prospice, ne gressum faciat, ubi regnat Erige great; the arts are indebted to him for

nis, efficacious commendations; and his Imperat Alecto, leges dictante Megæsa ; fable of the Youth and the Philosopher, Sed potius virtute tui quem diligis hujus is still popular.

Cæsaris insigris Caroli, Deus Alme, ministra,

Ut valeat, &c.
ON A TASTY MARRIAGE,
Belinda in her Twentieth year

The poem, in like manner, jumbles Holds solicude such wce,

together Lucifer, Satan, the destruction She'd rather lead a monkey here,

of Troy, and the war of Ponipey and Than lead an ape below.

Cæsar.
ARTHUR COLLIER.

EPITAPH OF A NOVELLIST. . It is said that many anonymous

Accept in rime pamphlets exist, in which Arthur Collier

Our last adieu ; has defended Berkeley's hypothesis, and

. Once you killid time, has argued well in behalf of idealism,

Then Time kill'd you. Can any of your readers communicate

SAINTLY SYNONYMS. the tiles of such pamphlets, or other “When misfortunes bappen to sueh particulars of this acute metaphysician? as dissent from us in inatters of religion,

Professor Eberhard in his Lectures on we call them judgments; when to those the History of Philosophy, delivered at of our own seci, we call them trials." Halle, classes Collier with Berkely; yet So remarks Shenstone ::these forms of he has not obtained a nich at home in expression therefore must, in his time, the Britannic or the Universal Bio- have been usual in good company; now graphy.

they are confined to the evangelical GOLDEN BULL.

sects, and would be thought to have a The edict given under the golden bull, wang of cant, or great seal, of the Einperor Charles IV.

ORIGINAL POETRY,

GRALML OY BALGOWAN. A GARLAND. Abercrombie and Moore, immortal in story, BY MR. JOHN MAYNE.

His comrades in battle, and partners in

glory, LET Ireland exult in her heroes, victorious, Beheld, with delight, while his laurels were “And England extol her great Nelson, so

growing, glorious!

The hero and patriot in Graeme of Balgowan! Where'er, for the valiant, fond bosoms are glowing,

For often at midnight, the camp.cloak his The Scots may be proud of their Laird of cov'ring, Balgowan!

While Spirits, benignant, around him were

hov'ring, From Scotia's fain'd land, where his forefa. He stole the repose, which to nature was thers flourish'd,

owing, And still where true valour and genius are To study their welfare who dwell at Bal. nourishid,

Bowan! To fight for his country, with zeal overflow. ing,

* On the heights of Barrosa, arriv'd without Away to the wars went brave Graemg, of an

slomber, Balgowan!

The foe iu battalia, and triple his number,

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gowan!

He fought, and he conquer'd; to France nobly for what can gods or mortals ask,
showing

More than the ever-pleasing task,
How Britons can triamph, led on by Bal. To watch o'er those they love?

Exmouth, March, 1811.
Whole legions were routed ; their confidence
shaken;

ON THE REMAINS OF MARY YAN
Guns, banners, and gen'rals, and squadrons,

BUTCHELL, were taken;

Wbicb were preserved in a new and wonderful And those who escap'd, with a sigh, are manner, and worshipped daily by ber surviving bestowing

bus. and Translated for SJR GEORGS The meed of renown on the troops of Bal..

BAKER
gowan!

HERE tombless, whole, untainted, lics
In must'ring our force, when the battle is over, Van Butchell's dearest wife,
Affection bewails some lost friend or fond A loving husband's fond delight,
lover; .

And darling of his life.
But Fanie's golden trumpet shall never cease

By fell disease, and ling'ring death,

P
blowing,
The names of the heroes who vied with Balc,

vied with Bi. Whose body long consum'd,

Has, in the charming form you see,
gowan!
April, 1811.

The bloom of lite resum'd. . .

Great Hunter's art, untri'd, improv'd,
AN HUMBLE PETITION FOR A LOCK OF A

w eer or In vain doth nature strive,
YOUNG LADY'S HAIR.

Can vile Corruption's mould'ring hand

Of all its power deprive. .
YE Sylphs and Sylphids, sportive throng,
- Who trip the flow'ry lawns among, Oh! happy husband! to enjoy
Or wing the liquid air;

Her converse night and day,
Ye, who direct the female heart,

And sit beside a tender spouse,
Exert for me your magic art,

Not subject to decay.
. O deign to aid my prayer !

But what more wonderful appears,
I ask not that seductive mien,

To sit beside a wife,
In Medicean Venus seen,

That's sweeter, prettier, plumper toer
To fix the raptur'd view;

And juicier than in life!
I seek not titles, wealth, nor fame,
One little Lock alone I claim,

Oh! happy, enviable man,
Of bright Circassian hue.

Thy lot how pew and strange,

To have a woman stiil the same,
Ye favour'd Sylphs who guard the fair,
Deck'd with this Hyacinthian hair,

Nor liable to change!
Let nie not sue in vain!
For once avert your watchful eyes,

TO THE MEMORY OF ILIZABETH
Whilst I, triumphant, seize a prize

COUNTESS TOWAGER OF CAVAN. Kings might be proud to gain.

By ISS ROLFORD.

To Tinse's deep gulph departs another day, And shou'd the envious Fates decree,

But silent Sorrow marks it gliding by, To punish my temerity,

Memory with straining eye-ball tracks ise Like Scylla's famed of old,

way,
Who, for the theft of Nisus hair,

And Friendship notes it with a heart-bora
Was doom'd a bird to fit in air,
As Poets oft have told.

Why should we weep? In yonder azure skies
When I the feather'd form assume,

That Cavan's spirit mingles with the blest? Around the Nymph who caus'd my doom,

No! chice the selfish sorrow from your eyes, Be this my task assign'd;

And hush the curbid heavings of your
From every retrospective thought,

breast !
With unavailing sorrow fraught,
To shield her spotless mind.

Yet, never Cavan, never soul like thine,

Unwept departed on its high career; Then oft on dewy pinions borne,

Nor shall thy spirit quit is mouldering slirine,
I'll call soft blushes from the morn,

And iniss its tribule bright, a buman tear.
To deck th' unconscious fair;
And oft ambrosial sweets exhale,

Alasd the tear unseen, unheard the strain,
That float upon the boyant gale,

The murmuring mortal strain, to frailty • To sprinkle o'er her hais. That hair in which I'll fondly play,

Our weak complaining follows thee in vain, And frolic all the live-long day,

For even Fricgdsbip's crics invade not Nor gavy gods above ;

Heaven!

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sigh!

givea!

Go chou to bliss ! Yet, tho' no smile of thine,
The Muse that smile once cherish'd may

obtain,
Fondly she hangs her tribute on thy shrine,
Slie mourns thee, Cavan, tho'she mourns

in vain! Lo! Penury gazes wildly on the bed, • Where even now is laid her earthly trust, Ask'st thou why lower droops the sutterer's

head? This day was Cavan's form consigu'd to

dust!

Friendship-but' Friendship mutelyr turits

aside, She's peaks not, yet the pitying Muse can

guess
That secret the tenacious heart would hide,

Of cherish's woe's unsocial bituerness.
That thou werr great, what boots ir to reveal?

The grave has seiz'u thy transient digaity;
Thucthou were good, may God's high sanction

seal, . And stamp thy rank to all eternity!' "

March 2, 1811.

PROCEEDINGS OF LEARNED SOCIETIES.

REPO RT OF THE NATIONAL IN. M. de Morrean, who has been ene

STI TUTE or FRANCE, FOR 1810. gaged in experiments on this subject for NYEW. years have been so fertile as tire several years, l.as comunicated a con. P last, in various and important re. tinuation of the tables mentioned in our searches, in the different branches of report of 1808. The first of these prescience : from the more general divisions sents the degrees of heat, of fusion, and of of philosophy, to the particular distory

evaporation, in different bodies, corrected of the species of the animal, vegetable, and arranged with the most approved pyor mineral, kingdoins, the labours of the rometrical and thermometrical scales. A members, and of others which have been second iable gives the dilation of metals, submitted to this class, have arded determined according to the same scales; new treasures to the stores of known in the third he indicates the relation beledge.

tween the expansion and fusibility of Heat.--The sudden production of metals. In the fourib he gives the de. heat, in an infinite variety of chemical grees of heat indicated by liis pyrometer vhenomena, alıbough more known than of platina, and their agreement with those of light, requires to be determined that of Wedgwood from observations of with greater precision. M. Saue ha's fusion in the highest temperatures, given the result of his researches 0:1 the These tables are accompanied with der degrees of heat, which concentrated mi- tails of the processes emploved by the neral acids produce, in combiving with allhor to correct his calculations, which metallic oxids, earths, and water. Sul, disfer essentially from those given by phuric acid at 67 devrees of the areometer Wedgwood. This difference is chiefly of Beaumé, mixed with a third part of occasioned by an error which that philus water gave a temperature of 80 degrees: sopher committed in measuring the fire nicric acid of 45 degrees wave 45 degrees; sibility of silver, and making it the basis and muriatic acid of 20 degrees gare, of his calculations." with the same quantity of water as in the Light — The class of natural philoso preceding experiments, 22 degrees. phy and chemistry bad proposed a prize

The greatest degree of heat obtained for the examination of the circumstances with the sulphuric acid, is that which and causes which occasion phosphores. results from a mixture of this acid with cence. calcined bones, which was 160 degrees M. Dessaignes, principal of the colo above zero. lo general these experi lege of Vendome, bas continued his exments lead us tu presume, that the beat periments on these subjects, in order to produced by the combination of bodies ascertain ihe phenomena attending luis proportional to their contraction. minous appearances; whether, sponta. It is to be regretted that M. Sage had neous, by friction or by gentle warinth, mot determined the specific weight of the bodies he coinbined, both before and Dr. Davy, in his lectures this year at the afier the experiment.

Royal Institution, stated, that the pyrometer The absolute measure of heat in high of Mr. Wedgwood was discovered to be en degrees of semperature, for which liquid imperfect measure of heat. If kepe.for å substances can not be employed, has long time in a lowertemperature, il contracts always engaged the attention of philu. as much as when exposed for a shorter time sophers.

to a more intense degree of heat.

and

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