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THE HA' BIBLE.

“ Chief of the Household Gods

Which ballow Scotland's lowly cottage-homes !
While looking on thy signs

That speak, though dumb, deep thought upon me comes-
With glad yet solemn dreams my heart is stirr’d,
Like Childhood's when it hears the carol of a bird !

“ The Mountains old and hoar

The chainless Winds - the Streams so pure and free-
The God-enameld Flowers-

The waving Forest-the eternal Sea

The Eagle floating o'er the Mountain's brow-
· Are Teachers all; but O! they are not such as Thou !

“O! I could worship thee!

Thou art a gift a God of love might give;
For Love and Hope and Joy

In thy Almighty-written pages live!
The Slave who reads shall never crouch again;
For, mind-inspired by thee, he bursts his feeble chain !

“ Gop! unto Thee I kneel,

And thank Thee! Thou unto my native land
Yea to the outspread Earth-

Hast streteh'd in love Thy Everlasting hand,
And Thou hast given Earth, and Sea, and Air-
Yea all that heart can ask of Good and Pure and Fair!

“ And, Father, Thou hast spread

Before Men's eyes this Charter of the Free,
That all Thy Book might read,

And Justice love, and Truth and Liberty.
The Gift was unto Men--the Giver God!
Thou Slave! it stamps thee Man-go spurn thy weary load!

«« Thou doubly-precious Book !

Unto thy light what doth not Scotland owe?
Thou teachest Age to die,

And Youth in Truth unsullied up to grow!
In lowly homes a Comforter art thou -
A Sunbeam sent from God--an everlasting bow!

“ O'er thy broad ample page

How many dim and aged eyes have pored ?
How many hearts o'er thee

In silence deep and holy have adored ?
How many Mothers, by their Infants' bed,
Tby holy, blessed, pure, child-loving words have read!

“ And o'er thee soft young hands

Have oft in truthful plighted Love been join'd,
And thou to wedded hearts

Hast been a bond-an altar of the mind !
Above all kingly power or kingly law
May Scotland reverence aye--the Bible of the Ha'!".

We have no heart to write about him bis memory--they breathe of the holy and his genius and his virtues now; fragrance that “ smells sweet and but these lines which Scotland “ will blossoms in the dust." And how not willingly let die,” will embalm beautiful are these!

A DAY AMONG THE MOUNTAINS. A bonnie blumin' bush o' brume

Waved o'er me in my dream. " Come sit by your father's knee,

I laid me there in slumberous joy
My son,

Upo' the giant knee
On the seat by your father's door, Of yonder peak, that seem'd to bend
And the thoughts of your youthful heart, In watching over me.

My son,
Like a stream of Gladness pour ; "6" I dream'd a bonnie bonnie dream,
For, afar 'mong the lonely hills,

As sleepin' there I lay :--
My son,

I thocht I brightly roun' me saw
Since the morning thou hast been ; The fairy people stray.
Now tell me thy bright day-dreams, I dreamt they back again had come
My son,

To live in glen an' wold-
Yea, all thou hast thought and seen ?" To sport in dells 'neath harvest-munes

As in the days o' old. ""Whan morn abune yon eastern hill Had raised its glimmerin' e'e,

"• I saw them dance upon' the breeze, I hied me to the heather hills,

An' hide within the flowerWhar' gorcocks crawin' flee;

Sing bonnie an' unearthly sangs, An' e'er the laverock sought the lift,

An'skim the lakelets o'er ! Frae out the dewy dens,

That hour the beings o' the past , I wanderin' was by mountain-streams

О'ages lost an' gone In lane an' hoary glens.

Came back to earth, an' grot an' glen

War' peopled every one ! "• Auld frownin' rocks on either hand,

Uprear'd their heads to Heaven, " "The vision fled, an' I awoke :Like temple-pillars which the foot

The sun was sinkin' doon ; O'Time had crush'd an' riven;

The mountain-birds frae hazles brown An' voices frae ilk mossy stane

Had sung their gloamin' tune : Upo' my ear did flow,

The dew was fallin' on the leaf, They spake o' Nature's secrets a'

The breezes on the flower ; The tales o' long ago.

An' Nature's heart was beating calm,

It was the evening hour. « « The daisy, frae the burnie's side, Was lookin' up to Gon

An', father, whap the mune arose, The crag that crown'd the towering peak Upo'a mountain-height Seem'd kneeling on the sod:

I stude an' saw the brow of earth A sound was in ilk dowie glen,

Bound wi' its siller light. An' on ilk naked rock-

Nae sound cam' on the watching ear On mountain-peak-in valley lone

Upo' that silent hill; An' haly words it spoke.

My c'en war' fillid with tears, the hour

Sae holy was an' still ! «« « The nameless flowers that budded up Each beauteous desart child

“ There was a lowly mound o'green The heather's scarlet blossoms spread

Beside me risin' there, O'er many a lavely wild :

A pillow whar'a bairn might kneel, The lambking, sporting in the glens

An' say its twilight prayer. The mountains old and bare

The munelight kiss'd the gladsome Seem'd worshipping; and there with them

flowers I breathed my morning prayer.

That o'er that mound did wave;

Then I remember'd that I stude " • Alang o'er monie a mountain-tap

Aside the Martyrs' grave!
Alang through monie a glen-
Wi' Nature haudin' fellowship,

“I knelt upo' that hallow'd earth, I journey'd far frae men.

While Memory pictured o'er Whiles suddenly a lonely tarn

The changing scenes -- the changing Wad burst upon my eye,

thoughts, An' whiles frae out the solitudes

That day had held in store ; Wad come the breezes' cry.

An' then my breast wi' gladness swellid,

An' God in love did bless, “ • At noon, I made my grassy couch He gave me, 'mong auld Scotland's hills, Beside a haunted stream,

A day o' happiness !"

INDEX TO VOL. XLIV.

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Alcestis of Euripides, the, translated by Mr

Chapman, 408.
Ancient fragments of the Phænician, Chal-

dean, &c. writers, by Cory, reviewed,

105. Archæus, a poem, by him named the Sex

ton's Daughter, 1–Part II. 3- Part III.
5-Part IV. 7-Part V. 9--Part VI. 12
- Part VII. 14-Part VIII. 16-Part
IX. 18– Thoughts and images by him,
197 - Legendary Lore, by him, No. IV.
Land and Sea, 335-No. V. The Onyx

King, Part I. 664— Part II. 741.
Arnold's History of Rome, reviewed, 142.
Attaché, Letters of an, 369.
Avenger, the, a tale, 208.
Banker, the Murdering, a tale, 823—Chap.

II. 838.
Fuenos. Ayres, war in disguise, 717.
Cabinet and the Country, the, 429_ Lord

Brougham has well branded the Mel. bourne Cabinet with the title of the “ Incapables,” ib. — the incapability of the Premier shewn, 430-of the Foreign Secretary, ib.-of the Colonial Secretary, 431-vf the Home Secretary, ib. - the important affairs of the nation are neglected on the pretext of tranquillizing Ireland, ib.-examples adduced of the va. nity of tranquillizing Ireland by making concessions to the Irish papists, 432-extracts from O'Connell's speeches quoted in proof, ib. - also Mr Roebuck's letter on those speeches, 436-further evidence hy Lord Brougham, 437—no reliance can be placed on the most solemn protesta

tions of the papists, 438. Callimachus, Hymn to Diana, by the trans.

lator of Homer's Hymns, 52. Cassimir Perrier, his political character de

picted, 34-162. Catholicism, Protestantism, and Philosophy

in France. By M. Guizot, reviewed, 524. Chapman, Mr, his translation of the Alcestis

of Euripides, 408. Christopher in his Cave, 268-among the

Mountains, 285.
Colonial misgovernment, 624-the political

character of the Colonial Secretary de-
picted, ib.- his shameful conduct to Mr
Boulton, Chief-Justice, Newfoundland, ex-

posed, 625—his endowments of popery the bane of colonial government, as exemplified in Lower Canada, 628-in New South Wales, 630-in the West Indies, 632_his culpable conduct exposed, in regard to the exportation of the Hill Coolies of India to the West Indies, 633—some of his proceedings, as the Malta Commission, are incidental specimens of the general policy of the administration, 634besides these instances of improper conduct, he has permitted objectionable appointments to be made in our North Ame

rican colonies, 635. Colonial and reciprocity systems considered,

317. Coronation Ode for Queen Victoria I., June

28, 1838, by James Montgomery, 140Letters of an Attaché on the coronation,

369_Sonnets, on the, 402. Curn Laws, the, 650—up to last crop, the

existence of the corn laws, as affecting prices, was of no importance, ib. - the last wet and cold summer raised the price of corn, and the Radicals bave seized this formidable weapon to move the passions of the peoplo, ib.--the argument constantly maintained against the corn laws stated, 651_doubtful that unrestricted importation of foreign corn would lower the money price of corn, 652-uurestricted importation would depress the home growers as much as it would encourage the foreign growers, ib.- examples of the effects of this principle quoted in other articles of consumption, 653---fallacy of the opinion that low prices are the invariable concomitant of prosperity, proved, 655—as well as the opinion that a free trade in grain would greatly extend our foreign trade, ib.--the home trade rather would decline much more than the foreign trade would increase, 657 -- official tables quoted to show the greater value of agriculture than manufactures, and of agriculture and the home trade combined, than the foreign trade, ib.- wbilst the cry for unrestricted importation of corn is set up, the restrictions existing in favour of manufacturing industry are permitted to rest unmolested, 659- when the home market consumes

more than double the quantity of manu. I., 539-Chap. II., 543– Chap. III., factures than the foreign, it is unwise to 546—Chap. IV., 551. change the direction of trade, 660-espe- Ireland, its tranquillity considered, 795. cially when the persons who constitute Kenyon, John, his poems reviewed, 779. the home consumers are compared with Lace-Merchant of Namur, the, a tale, 245. the foreign consumers, ib. -- but the ques. Law and facts from the North, 57. tion assumes more importance when the Legendary Lore, by Archæus, No. IV., national existence is concerned, 661- Land and Sea, Chap. I., 335_Chap. II., nor is there the least fear that the coun 337-Chap. III., 341-No. V. The try will become unable to support our in Onyx Ring, Part I., Chap. I., 664creasing manufacturing population, when Chap. II., 665—Chap. III., 667_Chap. millions of acres lie uncultivated in all IV., 670_Chap. V., 672-Chap. VI., parts of the country which are yet capable 674- Chap. VII., 676_Chap. VIII., of cultivation, 662-unbounded as the ca 678_Chap. IX., 680-Chap. X., 681 pability of Britain is to support its inhabi – Chap. XI, 682.JPart 1, Chap. I., tants, its agricultural production must be 741_Chap. II., 742-Chap. III., 744 liable to fluctuations from the nature of the - Chap. IV., 745-Chap. V., 747 seasons, 663--the happy working of the Chap. VI. Henry's Papers, 749-Chap. corn laws during such fluctuations proved, VII. Henry's Papers, continued, 752– ib.—and which effect could not have taken Chap. VIII. Extracts from Maria's Noteplace had an unrestricted trade in corn ex- book, 755—Chap. IX., 757_Chap. X., isted, ib.

761 Chap. XI., 764. Corruption, Whig-Radical, exposed, 345. Letter from Tomkins -- Bagman, versus Cory's Ancient Fragments, reviewed, 105. Pedlar ; to Christopher North, Esq. 508. Country and the Cabinet, the, 429. Letters of an Attaché--lhe Coronation, 369 Crustaceous Tour, a, by the Irish Oyster the Review, 378—the Review of the Eater, 637.

Guards, 383. Earlier English Moral Songs and Poems, on Liberalism of Popery, the, 730_the polithe, No. I., 453.

tical character of popery as it has always See Moral.

been described, ib.—the support given by Euripides, the Alcestis of, translated by popery to liberalism proved to be for Mr Chapman, 403.

fraudulent purposes, first, in reference to Extract from the drawer of our What-not, the ballot, ib.---second, to the voluntary

the law of content, 120-general expe principle, 731-and thirdly, as to nation diency, 121 ---dependence of morality on al education, 732_history supports this the divine will, 123-origin of the fine view of the hollowness of popery, as witarts, 124_form, 126-correction of nessed in the suppression of the reforma. Hune's doctrine of association, 127_the tion in Poland, 734-in its attempted apıthy of the stoics, 129-spirit of the suppression in England, 735_if a doubt age, 130-remarks on a passage in Cole exists of the tyrannical intention of popery ridge's “ Aids to Reflectione,” 135.

in those times, a glance at its proceedings Fimily antiquity, the sentiment of, 403. in the present age in surrounding counTood of the herring and salmon, on the, by tries, will dispel it, 736—if the preten.

Joba Stuk, Edinburgh ; 1. food of the her. sions of popery were sincere towards li

ring, 175-11. food of the salinon, 183. beralism, she would support all Protestant France, war in disguise, 717.

Governments which are based on tolerant Funerals, 469.

principles, 737—the union now of popery Geology and love, a tale, 396-Chap. II., and liberalism is a sign of the times, as

390 - Chip. III., 393--Chap. IV., 397. pregnant with gloomy forebodings, as it Geraldine, Tupper's, 835.

was in times past, 739_the rem-rkably Glance over the poetry of Thomas Warton, prophetic sentiments of Bishop Horsley 2, 353.

on such an oininous combination, aptly i rring, on the fooil of the, 175.

quoted, 740 --popery has never yet sucvirical coincidences quoted betwixt ceeded in her aggressions against protes... measures of the 17th century, and tantism, and it is hoped never will, ib.

Lose of the present men in power, 597 Lines suggested by a poem called "The --character of an bonest and worthy Fright if Youth," in the August number birliament man, quoted, 599--the cha- (p. 271), of Blickwood's Magazine, 401. yacter of a sneaker, quoted, ib.

Love and Geology, a tale, 366. IIyun to Diani. --Cillimachus, by the Memoranda of the origin and history of Our t anslator of Homer's hymny, 52.

Village, and of its Founders, 358. Introduction to the philosophy of conscious Mexico, war in disguise, 717.

ness, Part IV., Chap. I., 2:34 - Chap. Misgovernment of the colonies demonstrated, II., 236-Chap. III., 237-Chap. IV. 624. 241 -Chap. V. 242. Part V. Chap. Mitchell, T. L., Major, his three Expedia

tions into the interior of Eastern Austra progress of popery, and attempted acts lia, reviewed, 690.

of the papists since their entrance into Montgomery, James, his Coronation Ode for Parliament, enumerated, 503-the officeVictoria I., June 28, 1838, 140.

bearers of the society for the diffusion Moral songs and poems, on the earlier Eng of Catholic publications enumerated, and lish, No. I. 453.

the objects of that society described. 504 Murdering Banker, the, a tale, 823.

---papists are now united throughout the My First Circuit : Law and facts from the empire in one complete organization,

North, in a letter to Christopher North, 505-vigorous and animated exertions are Esq , from an old contributor, 57.

required on the part of Protestants to Namur, the Lace-Merchant of, a tale, 215 maintain their cause, 507.

- the apparition, 246-an interference, Protestantism, Catholicism, and Philoso248—the obstacle, ib.—the mistake, 250 phy in France. By M. Guizot, reviewed, --the lessons, ib.--the helper, 252- the 524. treasure, 253_the journey to Valerian Reciprocity and Colonial Systems, the, 317 des Anges, 255--the litting of the trea -two different principles have governed sure, 256 — the dream, 257--the duchess, this country in their foreign and colonial 258-the duke, 259—the secret, 261 relations, ib.— the two systeins have separation, 263—as you were, 264 come into collision, ib.--impossible to Abubeker again, 266-all's well that ends enjoy the advantages of both, ib.—the well, 267.

vital point which separates the two sys. New South Wales, three expeditions into . tems is, whether the producers or con

the interior of Eastern Australia, by Ma. sumers shail bave the ruling power, ib.jor T. L. Mitchell, Surveyor-General, re to protect the producers, the navigation viewed, 690.

laws were enacted, 318-the reciprocity Our Would-be Rector, 833.

system is founded on diametrically oppoOrpheus, thoughts on, 21.

site principles, ib.--the reciprocity act Our Pocket Companions, 573.

quoted, 319—the effects of the reciproOur Two Vases, extracts from them with city system on the maritime strength, out comment, 804.

and resources of the empire, demonstrated Oyster Eater, a crustaceous tour by the to be injurious to our comme cial navy, Irish, 637.

320-its alleged favourable effects on the Philosophy, Catholicism, and Protestantism, commerce of the country examined, and

in France. By M. Guizot, reviewed, 524. proved to be unable to preserve our Picture Gallery, the, 439–He will come European trade from decay, 323—where.

to-morrow, a tale, Chap. I. 441-Chap. as the restrictive system has been unable II. 444_Chap. III. 448_Chap. IV. to check the growth of our commerce with 449.

our colonies, 326- the favourable results Poems by John Kenyon reviewed, 779 of the restrictive system in our colonial Poetry of Thomas Warton, a glance over trade, has enabled the advocates of the recia it, 553.

procity system to blind the nation regarding Popery, its progress at the present time the real tendency of the latter, 328-- the

traced, 494_its liberalism proved to be grand error of the latter system is the sacria hypocritical, 730.

ficing the national security and defence to Progress of popery, the, 494—the Roman the national wealth, 329--the two grand

Catholics of England and Scotland took articles of national independence are grain very little part in bringing about the and shipping, ib.-a free trade cannot be emancipation act of 18:29, and none in maintained in either, 330_1o the applicathe revolutionary measures connected tion of the reciprocity system, the price at with the war with France, ib.-now that which different commodities can be raised they see political power within their in ditferent countries, is an essential dis. grasp, they are using the means of wealth tinction to be kept in view, ib.-the acts and influence at their disposal to gain it, and reasonings of foreign nations in rela495—their numbers are increasing in the tion to prices, stated and considered, and country, in the legislature, and in offices their injurious effects on this country of trust, 496-its progress in Canada, shown, 331–the two points on which the Cape of Good Hope, New South Wales, reciprocity system is well-founded is the the United States, proved from the tract repeal of duties on foreign raw produce, of Mr Bickersteth the writings of Dr and the opening of the trade of our colo. Lang, and other documents, 498 - of nies to the colonies of other nations, 334 the proceedings of the Roman Catholic —the true principles of reciprocity in missions, Dr Wiseman's lectures, and the commerce stated, ib. account of those missions in Australia, Rector, our Would-be, 833. by Dr Ullathome, noticed, 500—the pe- Rome, Arnold's History of that empire, tition of the Irish papists for emancie reviewed, 142. pation, quoted, 502 -- the successful Salmoo, on the food of the, 185.

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