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hue ; and the miogled magic of that beauti.

ful stream, gleaming in its deep valley, be-,

“ He sat him down by the clear mountain streams, i A PEDESTRIAN PILGRIMAGE

neath the fringe of trees and overhanging
That lured his fancy into pleasant dreams,
For ever hurrying onward, with a sound

| bushes ; the lads and lasses busy in the hay
THRO' SOMB OF THE MOST ROMANTIC PARTS OF Like the great ocean, whither they were bound, on its banks, or laughing and romping as
Heard at a distance; while his eye still kept

they playfully assisted each other with their
Watch on his quill, where deeper waters slept
7th Month, 1820.

rakes over the stepping stones of the wear;,
Beneath the alder roots, or far away
Did wander through that lovelier world that lay

the fine swell of the hill on the opposite side Beneath him, with a pavement like the sky; the valley, with its rich green sward, and. (Continued from page 372.) .. And from its roof were hung, most wondrously, scattered trees, and sheep grazing quietly

Mountains like those around him, green and high,
But far more soft and witching; and o'er rocks

upon it; and thence sweeping along with
Strayed, silently, meek herds and happy flocks; .

the course of the river, by places naked - From the moor we had another delightful And herbs sprang greener, and more vivid flowers and grey with loose stones perpetually

Leaned on the grass, or clustered on the bowers

sliding to the bottom; and, on our side, the prospect.

Of singing birds ; in short, a world that wore "The day becomes more solemn and serene

A look like this, yet seeming happier."

deep, precipitate declivity, with its jutting

crags and shrubs, and roses blushing, and the When noon is past : there is a harmony In evening, and a lustre in its sky,

The next morning we went up the Tides-golden-flowered cistus trembling all about Which thro' the morning was not heard or seen;

well road about a mile, to see Monsal Dale. us, and a hundred other objects of wild As if it could not be, as if it had not been.”

Getting over a wall, this charming valley beauty, composed a scene of placid loveliThat mild evening lustre was reposing suddenly appeared immediately below us, ness, and impressed the mind with the sweet upon the landscape, and every hill, town, like a vision of enchantment. It was just ideas of profound tranquillity and peace. vale, and stream, shone out with a clear where it took a sudden 'turn, affording a| We pursued the gradually-ascending ridge and distinguishable grace. To the right double view ; on the right upwards, towards of the slope about a quarter of a mile, till lay Eyam, with its steeple and houses peep-Cresbrook-dale, displaying a wild scene of we came upon Finhill, where the valley ing through the woody scenery; the village rocks and hills, and some quiet cottages | turns to the left, and gives a prospect of Stoney-Middleton far below us, at the between them by the water side; to the towards the Buxton road, of scenes of a bottom of its romantic dell; and, a little left, towards Brushfield, the Wye, wan. similar character. This hill rises steep, farther, the village of Carver. To the left, dering along through a narrow stripe of level, thinly dotted with shrubs, and beau. about a mile distant, appeared Curbar, a beautiful meadows; its clear, swift waters tifully green, to the distance of a mile from high precipitate range, like a mighty step, rushing over many little wears and stony the river, which'runs at its base ; and about from its summit commencing a vast flat of interruptions with a sea-like sound, and on half way down, stands a mass of romantic mooiland, and at its base a cultivated valo either hand the range of hills, rising steeply rocks, so like a castellated ruin that they ley, lying like a map, as far as Chatsworth, to a vast height. We saw this lonely valley are called Hobthurst Houses. Here we six or seven miles in extent, bounded by under every advantage. The moisture of descended, and crossed the Wye to Brush. the steep rock of the range, sweeping along the early part of the summer had given to field-Hough, and in the evening we crossed in a fine crescent form, and revealing, at the hills in the Peak, even to their very the Buxton road, and proceeded up Demon's intervals, the tortuous course of the gleam- summits, a brilliant verdure; and scenes Dale, a narrow and most gloomily romantic ing Derwent. To the south, rose the which at other times would be silentdell, at the bottom filled up with lofty crags mountains we had passed. After enjoying and lonely, were now animated by mowers and thickets, but gradually assuming a this noble picture for some time, we and haymakers. As I have before observed, smoother and plainer aspect towards Money. descended, and retraced our steps to Ash- the height

the height from which we looked down ash. This village we saw before us soon ford.

gave a soft and delicious lustre to every after leaving Demon's Dale, lying on a

bour marble is so miserable com

wide plain, naked, and fenced with stone and from the western side of the south | Thèse cases, we understand, are filed with birtle bolwalls. To be told of a town, whose church entrance of the great Low runs a ridge of low balls, attached by a chain, and capable of Boal.

ing the machine, should any accident happen to the and every house, even to the poorest, were earth, forming an arc of a circle, further

of a circle, Turther outer case. From the centre of the little boats rosa built of beautiful gray marble, one would traces of which are visible at some distance other rods, bent upwards, so as to meet in the middle, suppose it extremely magnificent. So "con-below this western tumulus, which seems at a convenient height, and forming, at this junction, structed, however, is Moneyash; an-as-to-show that-it-once formed part of this r. is Monevash. 20 that it once formed part of his a small seat, or saddle, like that of the common veloci.

| pede. Like that machine, likewise, it has a cushion semblage of poor miserable cottages. Fine curious erection. Of the original purposes for the breast

le ongmat purposes for the breast, and ropes, or reitis, to guide the case, gray-marble is sol abundant in this neigh- and, of this place there can be little doubt; at the apex of the triangle; and, upon the whole, the bourhood, that even the gåte post's and when“ we consider the sterno religious motion is produced in nearly the same manoer. When walls are principally made of this material. code of the Druids; their ascetic lives in

in the seat, Mr. Kent's feet descended to wihin a few

inches of the water; and, to his shoes were buckled caves and hollow oaks, and gloomy forests; the paddles, made of block-tin likewise, and having a ... LATHKYLL DALE, ARBOR LOW. we may form some idea of the awful effect joint yielding in one direction, so as not to give a counwhich places like this, erected on the dreary ter-motion to the machine when moving tbe-leg for

ward for a new stroke. His heels rested in stirrups The next morning we set out from One- and lofty eminences of the wildest parts of

attached to the saddle; and the motion was performed ash with H. B. to examine Lathkyll or the kingdom, and consecrated by bloody | by the alternate action of the feet. Mr. Keat started Larkýl Dale, which runs from near that and mysterious rites, would have upon the about half.past two o'clock; and, afier various evein. plače down to near Haddon; a distance of imaginations of a rude and uncivilized lions, crossing and re-crossing she dock several times

and firing a fowling-piece, which, with a fishing rod, six or seven miles ; a wild glen, bounded people, called at times to witness there the

were buckled to the rod in front of the saddk. be on one side by'a steep green hill, beautifully dreadful human sacrifice, to see the horrible

proved, to the satisfaction of the nomerous spectators, crowned, at intervals, aith hazels and young holocaust glaring on the savage surround-be complete-safety of his machine, and the practicaashes : and on the other by one naked, gray, Jing scenery; and to hear those fearful and bility of using it even for a considerable distante

Edinburgh Courant. and désolate"

enthusiastic priests denounce the gloomy
“Assemblage of tall cliffs,
dogmas of their religion, or curses on their

. (From a Correspondent.]
That call down the stillness of the heavens foes. About half a mile' below Arbor
To shroud therh in the desert."
Low, nearer, One-Ash, we saw a cairn. The ship Centurion, in which Admiral (George Lord)

Anson sailed round the world, is still afloat in the inna At the bottom runs the clear little Lar: which our young friends had opened, and harbour of Halifax, Nova Scotia. She was one of tire kyl, amongst' a' multitude of crågs, fallen found in it the bones of a man, and a vast ships of war with which the gallant Admiral sailed from

Portsinouth, in 1740, on an expedition against the from the neighbouring eminences. In the quantity of bones of small animals, most Spanish settlements in South America. In June folloz.

ing, after doubling Cape Horn, and having lost all afternoon we accompanied H. B. to Arbor probably (judging from the jaw-bone of one

his ships but two, he arrived at the Island of Juan Fere flow, or, as the people call it, Arbclow's we examined) those of squirrels. This cir nandez, the fancied land of the isolation of Robinso

Crusoe. In Máy following, with this small remnant a ring, a' druidical temple, about two miles cumstance proves that the skeleton was his fleet, he crossed the Southern Ocean for China, where from One-ash. This is a fine specimen of the remai:is of an ancient Briton, at whose

he staid several months. On his return homevard, be !

intercepted the richly-laden annual galleon, from Aa. druidical 'remains; and, by the care of the interment the little animals had been sacri pulco, bound to Spain, which he captured (himself is

the Centurion) after a smart engagement. Thus the proprietor, the Duke of Rutland, has been ficed : having, therefore, been buried before

Centurion is one of the oldest specimens of British 03 preserved from the mutilations of ignorant the introduction of Christianity, it is re val architecture now afloat, being at least 81 years of

age. It is to be regretted, that, instead of lying in.ottenants. It is situated on an eminence markable that every bone retained its com. scurity, in a remote colony, she is not moored in ict

native waters, in England, a venerable memorial commanding an extensive view of the sur. plete conformation"; the enamel of the teeth

nautical art in its earlier stages, and of the progress rounding country. It consists of a circular remained perfectly white and sound. that daring and scientific spirit of discovery, to wawe

may traee our highest attainments in luxury and reissa plot; inclosed by a trench, and a mound on

(To be continued.) the outer morgin of the trench. The inner

The ship James, now lying in the Queen's Dock, and

appropriated as a chapel- for seamen, may be here sit circle is 46 yards wide, and the whole place Scientific Records.

propriety mentioned, as a curious and ancient specie i to the exterior of the mound about 100.

of naval architecture. This vessel was, upwards of 451

years ago, a French king's cutter (with one mast) and Exactly north and south are two entrances Comprchending Notices of new Discoveries or Improve: |

was captured, although one of the fastest sailers ever

known. After a variety of adventures, she was fitted out, about'ten yards wide, and'round the circu m ents in Science or Art'; including, occasionally,

as a bark, for the Greenland trade, in which she has

singular Medical Cases; Astronoinical, Mechanical, lar plot lié upwards of thirty huge stones Philosophical, Botagical, Meteorological, and Mine

been more uniformly successful than perhaps any vessel

that ever sailed to those inhospitable regions; bang that doubtless once stood erect. In the

ralogical Phenomena, or singular Facts in Natural

made about forty annual trips. Her bottom is 50 fotly ! History, Vegetation, &c.; Antiquities, &c. ; to be

modeled, that it is said, were she on shore, a brand centre lie three other large stones, probably continued in a Series through the Volume.)

might walk under her floorings without touchingSe once composing the altar. On the east side

appears, on deck, somewhat shaped like a diamond, WALKING ON THE WATER.

and her extreme breadth being greater, in progurt, of the south entrance stands a lofty tumulus,

than almost any vessel now built, she is calculated 10 which has been opened in various places; In the Mercuri, of the 25th ult. page 390, we stated

carry an extraordinary press of sail. The strong rims

by which she is necessarily girded, to protect her imm near the centre, particularly, are visible that Mr. Kent' lad recently exhibited his new appa

the ice, and the erection of a poop, no doubt, ty racus at Glasgowi The following is a more detailed reducing her elasticity, retard hier progress in Santa marks of digging in quest of remains which | descripcions

ing: yet she was always ainong the first to reach the might throw light on the original' uses of The apparatus consisted of a triangle of about tên

ice. She is still apparently as strong as a rock; art is

well worthy the inspection of the curious in strip band the place: a stag's head was found in the feet, formed of rods of iron, to each angle of which ing. We have numerous drawings of anciebi buida. tumulus. and a sword'hilt near the altar. was affixed a case of block tin filled with air, and com- ings, displaying the ingenuity or taste of our furetakers pletely water-light. These little boats or cases stened

in their dwellings; and it is equally worthy of the arts. At the distance of about 400 yards to the to be about 24 feet long, by about 1f broad, and served | ration; it would be well, both as exemplifying the

in like manner, to perpetuate the advancement of D: west stands another" conspicuous tumulus, to buoy up the machine and its superincumbent weight. I history of that noble art, and ot' furnishing has be


Biographical Notices.

probable improvements, if some marine painter were

luum; and evince as much dexterity in appropriating to employ a small portion of his time in retrieving from

to themselves the effects of their neighbours, as any oblivion such perishable specimens of nautical architec

of the worthies who have adorned the annals of the ture as are highly approved, either for their speed,


New Bailey. The poor widowed female has been parsafety, or durability; and which might, if accompanied

ticularly exposed to depredation : 00 sooner did she by references to their peculiar adaptations, conduce to Revolution in Naples, 1647.–There was a young man quit her nest to search for food, than the last comers perfection in the art of ship-building.

in the city of Naples, about 24 years old; he wore linen fell to work (in which they were assisted by a number slops, a blue waistcoat, and went barefoot, with a mariner's of jackdaws;) and, on her return, she has, more than

cap upon his head : his profession was to angle for little once, found her little dwelling reduced almost to its SEASON FOR FELLING TIMBER. fish with a cane, line, and hook, and also to buy fish, foundation. These thefts, and the frequent contests

and to carry and retail them to some that dwelt in his which they produce, have for some time furnished a Our Naturalist's Diary for April concludes with

quarter. His name was Tomaso Anello, but vulgarly constant fund of amusement to the bystanders. The

called Massaniello, by contraction; yet was this despica nest first built now contains four young ones, nearly the following paragraph:

ble creature the man that subjugated all Naples; Na-fledged; and the owners of the last are engaged in in* When the warmth of the season has caused ples, the head of such a kingdom, the metropolis of so cubation; but the poor female remains in ali the misery the sap to rise in tbe oak, so that the bark will many provinces, the queen of so many cities, the mother of singlenéss, scarcely daring to leave her house, lest run, or strip off easily, tbis is the time for fell. of so many glorious heroes, the rendezvous of so many lic should be demolished before her return. Food has

princes, the nurse of so many champions and sprightly been placed for these birds in the garden; but they ing that sort of timber.

cavaliers. This Naples, by the impenetrable judgment | have never ventured to descend to it; nor have they • A correspondent of ours, aware of the difference of God, though having six hundred thousand souls in

been observed to alight on the adjacent buildings. It is of opinion which prevails on the subject, and wash her, saw herself commanded by a poor, abject fisher difficult to conceive why they should select a situation ing to know whether all the advantages arising from boy, who was attended by a numerous army, amount- apparently so ineligible, and so incomparible with their following the plan could not be obtained by striping in a few hours to one hundred and fifty thousand usual shy and cautious habits, as the centre of a large ping or barking the oak while standing, io tbe spring, men. He made trenches, set sentinels, gave signs, town; but we hope that they will not be molested, tod felling it in the winter, has seot us the following

chastised the banditti, condemned the guilty, viewed and that they will bave no cause to repent the confiextract from a report, which he states is the only

the squadrons, ranked their files, comforted the fearful,dence they have thus reposed in mankind.-Manches.

confirmed the stout, encouraged the bold, promised ter Guardian. one of the kiod that has been published under ibe

rewards, threatened the suspected, reproached the cow. sanction of the Lords of the Admiralty and the

ard, applauded the valiant, and marvelously incited the Commissioners of the Navy; and wbich was pub. minds of men, by many degrees his superiors, to battle, lished with more enlarged details, by Ridgway, in to spoil, to burnings, to blood, and to death. He awed

Anecdotes. 1816.4*

the Nobility, terrified the Viceroy, disposed of the ClerExtract from a “ Report of a gurvey taken on gy, cut off the heads of Princes, burnt palaces, rifled ANECDOTE OF HIS LATE MAJESTY. board of his Majesty's ship the Stag, wbile building houses at his pleasure, freed Naples from all sorts of in Deptford Yard, December 30, 1811." Wbich, after

taxes, restored it to its ancient privileges, and stopt not stating that from the present construction of the ships,

I until he had converted his blue waistcoat into cloth of|(Extracted from the London Medical Review, for Julu and working of tbe vessel, the fermentation in the tim. silver, and made himself a more absolute Lord of that

soth, 1808.] city, and all its inhabitants, and was more exactly obeyed bers or dry rot is rather promoted than otherwise ; | in all his orders and commands, than ever monarch had “ One of the Princesses being taken ill (Dr. Gisborne it adds, 2ndly, wbatever may be the advantages for the honour to be in his own kingdom. This most in attendance) her Royal Highness inquired of the timber, after it is properly Aawed, or barked, to be astonishing revolution in the city of Naples began upon Doctor if she might indulge in the use of a little iceexposed to the weather, when it is sawn and cut Sunday, the seventh of July, anno 1647, and ended with cream, as she thought it would greatly refresh her. up, more precaution is then requisite; but this is at the death of Massaniello, which was upon July the six Dr. G. who never contradicted his Royal patients, an. present wholly woregarded, for the timbers are teenth, 1647, the tenth day from its beginning.--History swered, that he entirely agreed with her Royal Highframed together without the least possibility of dis

of the late Revolutions in Naples, translated by J. Howell, ness;' and the ice was accordingly provided. His Nacharging The accumulated moisture of rain, snow, or |P•

p. 8 and p. 76. Jani Nicii pinocath. tertia, p. 304, &c. jesty, visiting the chamber and observing the glass with dews. The soundness of a ship may be then said

some of the ice still remaining in it, seemed alarmed,

on the supposition that it might be improper; but her to depend, vot on the length of time, but on the weather, while building. After the framing of the

Royal Highness assured him that she had the Doctor's Natural History.

permission for what she had done. His Majesty orship is put together, I can see no objection to a tem.

dered the Doctor into his presence, and observing to porary awning over the whole, until the outside and | Animal Anecdotes.-A very curious and novel spec

him that he had never heard of ice being recommended deck shall be cased in. 4thly, Tu the prevailing tacle may at present be witnessed within a few paces of

in such cases before, expressed his apprehension that it custom of felling oak for the bark, when the sap is the door of this office. A turkey, the property of Mr.

Pof Mr was on some new system. The Doctor seemed at first moist in it, and which I think was not formerly razer, King's Arms, having picked up an acquain

ain: a little confounded, but quickly recovering himself, redone, may be attributed the quantity of greeu tim. lance with a very fine Newfoundland dog, chained in phe

winplied, “Oh no, please your Majesty, it may be allowed ber now in use; and it is with vessels as it is with the yard, has at last established her head quarters in the provided it be taken warm.'. 'Oh well, well, Doctor. bouses, more a matter of good fortone iban precan. lower end of his narrow kennel, where, so far from

very well, very well, warm ice, warm ice.' His Ma. tion, that they are not all infected witb the rot.”

being disturbed by her canine friend, she is watched and jesty seemed to be much entertained, and for some And the report concludes by recommending the

protected with the most affectionate care. Although I time afterwards took the opportunity of asking those adoption of ibe contrary plans. We therefore leave frequently removed from this situation, the turkey al.

he was accustomed to meet, whether they had heard of ways returned to it the first opportunity; and, being

Dr. Gisborne's new system of prescribing warm ice." It iu the hands of the growers and planters of oak, to consider which shall ultimately be the best; for

now placed on the eggs she formerly lạid, bids fair to

grace the kennel with a brood of young turkeys, to which "An Eye for an Eye.”—There is a singular circum. its importance becomes equally a national, as an in the dog will, no doubt, stand as godfather. When any stance attending the death of a Chinese, who was lately

boy, or other intruder, happens to take a peep at this killed by the fifth mate of the East India Company's ship These “temporary awnings" are now made per

singular pair, the dog appears irritated, and immedi. London. It appears that the man was shot by the manent roofs in aŭ the Royal Dock Yards. Would not

ately prepares for a stern resistance; while the turkey, English officer by accident, whilst engaged in a boar weir adoption over the craving Docks in this port be of on the other hand, reposes so much confidence in his hunt; and there exists an old Chinese law, which has infinite advantage to the shipping interest ?

protection, that she is as little startled by his barking been universally put in practice among the natives, and as by the melodious notes of her own helpmate, upon generally exercised against foreigners, requiring the life

which the boys of Scotland have long bestowed the sir. of another individual in expiation of the one so destroy. THE MERMAID. name of “ Bubbly Jock."-Dumfrics Courier.

ed, whether by accident or otherwise. It was in the exe

cution of this law, that the government of China laid an It was mentioned in all the Journals, some time ago, During the last two months some interest has been

embargo on all the ships in the harbour; and some very Wat a mermaid, caught in the Indian seas, had been excited in this town by the establishment of a colony

serious misunderstanding might have arisen for the brought to this country. The creature so described, of rooks in the trees in a small garden at the top of

ship's company had determined not to suffer the life of u no doubt one of the species which has given rise King-street, belonging to Mrs. Halls. One pair of

a messmate to be sacrificed ; but they, on their reSo many fabulous stories, is now in the Museum of these birds made their appearance at the latter end of

of turn to the vessel, found that one of the crew, who was Surgeons' Hall, London. It is about eight feet in February; and, atter cautiously surveying the place, cond

condemned to undergo some severe punishment, had Length, and bears a strong resemblance to the common began to construct a nest with branches, which they put a pero

I put a period to his existence by hanging himself.' The There is also a young female, of the same species, very dexterously broke from the trees. They were

re body of the seaman was offered to the friends of the the same place. They belong to the class of Mam- speedily followed by a single bird (apparently a female)

male deceased Chinese, and accepted by them, and thus the nahia; the fins terminate (internally) in a structure like which, alone and unaided, built a nest in another tree;

| affair ended. M.Leod's Voyaye to China. he human hand; the breasts of the female are very but, when it was nearly completed, apparently not prominent; and, in suckling her young, not only this liking her situ,ition, she demolisbed it, and erected Singular, Advancement in Life. The Roman Em.

ppearance, but their situation on the body, must cause another immediately under the first comers. After a peror, C. Julius Æmilianus, was a Moorish slave. Au. mit extraordinary phenomenon which has led to the short interval, another pair appeared ; and constructed relian, Emperor of Rome, was the son of a poor peaopular belief. In other respects, the face is far from a habitation, chiefly with materials purloined from sant.-Pope Alexander the Fifth was a common beggar ing like that of the human race; and the long the other nests. Indeed all the members of this sable in the town of Candia.-Pope Adrian the Fourth was a 1$ as entirely wanting as the glass and comb. republic apear to bare very loose notions of meum and I poor English monks

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My chaise the village inn did gain,
Just as the setting sun's last ray
Tipp'd, with refulgent gold, the vane
Of the old church across the way.
Across the way I silent sped,
The time till supper to beguile,
In moralizing o'er the dead
That moulder'd round the ancient pile.
There many a humble green grave show'd
Where want, and pain, and toil did rest;
And many a flattering stone I view'd
O'er those who once had wealth possess'd.
A faded beech its shadow brown
Threw o'er a grave where sorrow slept,
On which, though scarce with grass o'ergrown,
Two ragged children sat and wept.
A piece of bread between them lay,

Which neither seem'd inclin'd to take ; • And yet they look'd so much a prey

To want, it made my heart to ache. “My little children, let me know . Why you in such distress appear ; * And why you wasteful from you throw “ That bread, which many a one would cheer ?". The little boy, in accents sweet,

Replied, while tears each other chas'd :
. *** Oh! Ma'anı, we've not enough to eat;

“Oh! if we had, we would not waste.
" But sister Mary's naughty grown,
" And will not eat, whate'er I say ;
" Though sure I am the bread's her own,
“ For she has tasted none to-day."
si Indeed," the wan, stary'd Mary said,
“Till Henry eats, I'll eat no more:
" For yesterday I got some bread;
“ He's had none since the day before."
My heart did swell, my bosom heave,
I felt as though depriv'd of speech ;
Silent I sat upon the grave,
And press'd the clay-cold hand of each.
With looks that told a tale of voe,
With looks that spoke a grateful heart,
The shivering boy then nearer drew,
And did his simple tale impart.
• Before my father went away,
“ Entic'd by bad men o'er the sea,
“ Sister and I did nought but play ;
“ We liv'd beside yon great ash tree.
“ But then poor mother did so cry,
“ And look'd so chang'd I cannot tell;
" She told us that she soon should die,
* And bid us love each other well.

“She said, that when the war was o'er

led him from place to place with the utmost rapidir. “ Perhaps we might our father see;

sometimes finding the prints of his son's little feet in “But if we never saw him more,

the soft parts of the moss; but he never dreamed of

crossing a high stone wall, or dyke, which runs on the “ That God our Father then would be.

south side of the moss alluded to, down the steen and “She kiss'd us both, and then she died !

rocky side of the mountain, to the margin on the Det

which flows on one side, and Loch Ken on the other. “ And we no more a mother have!

Over this dyke he conceived it impossible for a child to “ Here, many a day we've sat and cried

climb. In the evening he found means to send to ** Together on poor mother's grave.

New-Galloway an account of the circumstance; and

several humane persons, accompanied by the distracted “ But when my father came not here,

mother, came to aid his search for the poor child in this “I thought if we could find the sea,

wild and rocky moor! One of them happened to CTOR “ We should be sure to meet him there,

over the stone wall alluded to ; perceived, there, the

impression of the boy's footseps, and these were ocio“ And once again might happy be.

sionally traced all the way down to the margin of the Dee, “We hand in hand went many a mile,

where they lost all trace of the unfortunate little wab. “And ask'd our way of all we met;

derer, and were filled with the most painful apprehet.

sions that he must have been carried off by the stream. “ And some did sigh, and some did smile,

Going along its banks, and crossing dykes and steers, “ And we of some did victuals get. .

which they conceived it almost impossible the child coid " But when we reach'd the sea, and found

have climbed, they again found the print of his naked

feet on the soft sand of a small rivulet; and by anya “ 'Twas one great water round us spread;

a measure which they had taken of the former inpres. “We thought that father must be drown'd, sions, they found it exactly to correspond. They were “And cried, and wish'd we both were dead.

therefore induced still to go forward, though they human

proceeded upwards of four miles from the place at their “So we return'd to mother's grave,

setting out. In this tract they had passed the sa! " And only long with her to be;

Loch, a piece of water of great depth, which is toezelj “ For Goody, when this bread she gave,

an expansion of the Dee, accompanied by the suitos

father and mother, without finding any farther traces “ Said, father's ship was lost at sea.

of the boy: Night was now coming down upon the “ Then since no parent here we have,

heath ; and as the search had continued eleven bus, “We'll go and search for God around:

over a rugged space of five miles, they thought of

retracing their steps, in despair; the distracted mother “Oh! Madamı, can you tell us where

learing her hair, and starting at every white stone, and “ That God, our father, may be found ?

figuring to herself the horrid spectacle of the tort cette

of her child at the bottom of every cliff or stream bich “ He lives in heaven, mother said ;

they passed : “ And Goody says that mother's there :

“ Hark to the hurried question of despair, “So, if she knows we want his aid,

Where is my child ?' 'an echo answers, Where!" “ I think, perhaps, she'll send him here."

At this time one of the party, who had been before the I clasp'd the prattlers to my breast,

rest, on looking into the stream of the Dee, fvud A And cried, “ Come both and live with me;

handkerchief round a stone in the channel of the river.

which he recognised to be that of the child's, and had “I'll clothe you, feed you, give you rest,

now little doub: that he would be found drowned De “ And will a second mother be.

this place in the stream. He called the rest of the park! “ And God shall be your father still ;

to approach ; when, a little farther down the bank, te

perceived the boy with his feet in the water, and «• 'Twas he in mercy sent me here,

head resting on a stone, in a quiet sleep." Jerect “To teach you to obey his will,

Jemmy !" cried the trembling father, " are you allte.

The little pilgrim, lifting his head from his rocky pun, “ Your steps to guide, your hearts to cheer."

exclaimed, « father! is it you? What funciona ANONYMOUS.

no come to help me to catch the wee kid." There

fellow's cap was filled with pebbles, with which he had MR. PUTNAM'S

pursued the kid from rock to rock, from moss to

and through the openings of the stone dykes, for upwara Readings and Recitations,

of five miles, barefooted, over one of the most rugresu

trucks in the South of Scotland, and had been AT MR. PARIS'S ROOMS, HARDMAX-STREET, ROD

hours without tasting a morsel of food. The NEY-STREET,

joy of the mother had nearly cost her her life, be Will be repeated on Thursday Evening next, the young wanderer, in whom we may prognosticare me 7th instant,

future Humboldt or Mackenzie, has not sufferte For the twelfth, and positively the last time.

injury from his long peregrination; and his safety, bomba

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Fashions for Yune.

MORNING Dress.-A cambric muslin mund ta Miscellaneous.

the skirt is of an easy fulness and a good deal gores" is trimmed at the bottom with founces of the

material corded at the edges, and disposed as far INTERESTING CIRCUMSTANCE.

direction ; this trimming is very deep: the bacs BAR ***

behind, and is tight to the shape; the waist in a 16+ On the 24th April, Wm. Roan, labourer, from New shorter than last month. The equallette is on a Galloway, went out to cut peat on a moss near the sum novel form ; it is formed entirely of work. Molly mit of the hill of Lowrin, a very high, remote, and cornette composed of lace. Black kid shoes solitary place. He took his son along with him, a little FuLL DRESS.--A white satin round dress, boy of about four years of age. After having been em at the bottom of the skirt with a trimming of out ployed for a short time, he missed the child, who had formed of the same material, and headed by a 5* been amusing himself in chasing a kid which he had of intermingled pale pink and deep rose-coloured found on the hill; and he became alarmed lest he should asters; above which are small bouquets of wild best have fallen into one of the many moss-pits, or quag. placed at regular distances. The hair is dresser mires, or stumbled over some of the rocks or precipices low behind, and in thick curls on the temples ; it with which the place abounds. No trace of the boy, namented with a wreath of wild blossoins to cortese however, could be found. In vain did he call upon his with those in the trimming of the drese Neck pane, for no answer was returned. The natural anxiety ear-rings, pearls. White kid gloves, and bless of the father, whose feelings may be easily conceived, silk slippers.

The Gleaner.

bestuws due contempt on sayings like the following: 1 in a mercbant's bouse in town. Years passed away, -" The man, who con dine vu turoips, is aut likely and we saw little of each other; till at length, tired

to betray his country,” stamped though ebey be with of a cuuutry life and of the trouble of keeping up “I am but a gatherer and disposer of other men's the silly approbation of ages. Agesilaus, Lycurgus, hut.buuses, rearing sea-kale, and forcing straw.


and Cinciosalus, may have been brave warriors and berries, I resolved to remove to Loudun, wbere

wise meo, but fortunate are we who are not obliged Ibese, abd all uther luxuries, might be procured in ON EPICURISM.-BY AN AMATEUR. to accept an invitation to dine with them; they perfection, and from wbeuce an occasional trip to

would prove but indifferent table companjous, and Paris could be easily effected. I found Mappers

most unpleasant busts. Even Athens, fawed as she living in superb style; bis business had succeeded; The following whimsical article, which is abridged

was for pre-eminence in wisdom and science, appears he had married a woman with money, and spent his from the New Monthly Magazine, is introduced into to have been

to have been little skilled in the higher branches of wealtb in tbe most judicious and huspiiable mauner. the Kaleidoscope at the particular recuest of a corres. cookery; and the amiable efførts of the Icarned I generally dined wiib bim once or twice a week, pondent, who stiles himself “The Ghost Of Quin;" translator of Aristophapes to rescue the city of and some of the happiest moments of my life were and indeed, as this subject is so much to his taste, he Minerva from this disgraceful imputation, proves spent at bis lable, where every thing rare and deli

less successfal than his attempt to introduce the cious was collected; and, from turtle-soup down to could not have adopted a more appropriate cognomen

Greek comedian to the notice and the favour of melted buiter, all was excellent, all was perfect. than that of the said notorious epicure and wit, of whom English readers..

| But, alas! tbese pleasures soon came to a conclusion: we recollect to have read somewhere, that upon his being Triumvirate and imperial Rume endeavoured to poor Harry became a baukrupt, left bis mansion once asked what he prized above all other epicurean aloge fur previous barbarism, by an enormous exin Grosvenor-square, retired tu au ubscure abude jo dainties, replied, that if he had two wishes at his com- pense and boundless profusion in the luxuries of the the city, aud was supported by his wife's joiture. mand, the first should be, that his throat might be a table; and meu like Lucullus, Apicius, Cælius, &c. Of course I was very shy of visiting bim, avoiding mile long, and stuffed with John Dorys all the way ;

deserve to have lived in ibe days of turile, and of him as much as possible, and invariably refused all

French suuces. But even by these the real art of invitations to dinner. He readily gucssed my the second, that the Thames might be turtle soup, and

good eating was imperfectly understood ; quantity motives; and one day, meeting me as be was coming his mouth the middle arch of Westin inster-bridge!!!

seems to have been considered more than quality, out of Birch's, said, “ Cumne, come, I see you are Notwithstanding the liveliness and whiinsicality of the

aud rarity stamped an uudue value ou maliy must afraid of a shoulder of multon aud suet pudding; article itself, we should have declined its insertion, had insipid articles, and gave undeserved celebrity tu but try me once, only once, and if you do not like not the amiable character of the wife made some atone. the brains of peacocks, and the tongues of singing your fare, never come again. Do you remember ment for the epicurism of the husband. This is the re. | birds. We do not now consider that dish as ne my veal-olives, lobsler currie !" -The last words deeming feature of a composition, which, without it,

cessarily the most delicious which costs the most were accompanied by a melancholy sinile; apd

money; and though we relisb pease when they are certaiu that Harry was too kind-bearies to tantalize would have few charms for the moralist and philo

a guinea a quart, aud mackarel at fifteen shillings and deceive me, I promised to dine with him on the sopher.-Edit. Kal.

a piece, yet we turn witb mure sincere aud abiding following day. Then indeed was I convíoced ibat

affection towards the little made-disbes, whicli, ari. “ the mind was in its own place,” for uever in his There are a few persons in the world who amuse fully coucocted by the magic hand of a good cook, most prosperous Jays had my friend appeared more tha mselves with decrying the merits of the art, ofcbarm the palate by the judicions combination of truly amiable, and happy, than in the lintle meanly whicho I am now the humble panegyrist; who affect various cheap and commun ingredients.

furnished room where we diwed. Soup of the first tv despise its more refined and exquisite branches; To a single mao (aod all genuine gourmands quality, exquisite cullared salnon, chicked with beaud who talk of plain builed beef, and roast leg of ought to be single) in easy circumstances, there can chamel sauce, (I remember it even now with plea. mullon, as if they were :be ne plus ultra of culinary scarcely ever uccur, in ile course of lwenty-four sure) parties, the promised veal olives aod currie, lore. To those who are siocere in these professions, bours, a more importaut aud interesting event than Oxford dumplings, and some small joint which i I have nothing to say-1 pily then, as I pity ibe his dinuer. To order, tu anticipate, to eat, and to did not taste, coaiposed our entertainment; and deaf man, who depreciates the melodies lie cannot remember it, forin occupation and amusement for these good things were all admirably cooked. The bear; but I have every reason to believe, that the the day; and if perchauce, justead of dining at wine, too, was excellent of its sort, aud a silver greater proportion of these slanderers are the victims hume, he is invited to share the repast of a fellow stand of rare' esséuces and sauces, which my frieod of bile and indigestion, who delight in caluingiating connoisseur, curiosity, wonder, hope, and fear, keep had succeeded in saving from the wreck of bis thuse rich and savoury viands, of which they dare his mind jo a stale of agreeable agitation during the furtuves, made buth my eyes and mouth water. pot partake.

moruing. It has been asserted by moralists, that in “ Do I see you here?” thought I; “Oh how unlike But where is the inerit of despising good eating?no state or condition of life can we fiod ourselves the place from wbeuce you caine !" But Harry Eat we must ; our nature happily requires ibe without duties 10 perfurm, and temptations to resist; seemed undisturbed by unpleasant remembrances, pleasing penalty; then why uot cat of the best we and, assuredly, the epicure who seats himself at the and during dinner every trace of care was b'avished cau procure? It would be as wise to shut our ears well-spread diuper-table, with taste and appetite to from his countenauce. Not so bis wife; she sat wheu Slephens or Philomel are singing, and opeo relish its luxuries, has too often, alas! abundant silent aud gloomy at the head of the table, appeared thern only to the croakiog of frogs and the clalter opportunity for the exercise of patience, goorl. annoyed by my praises of ber fare, and when I paof terinagants; to cluse our eyes upon Ricbinond-huinour, and self-coinmand. Perhaps he finds himself negyrized a new and expensive dish, gravely rehill, and look about us in Tuthill-street ; as to a company of which ladies forin a large propor marked, “ that it was needless to describe its excel persist in eating boiled neck of inution and sparrow rion, and he sees the venison helpiog, the fat diini-lencies to people whose present circumstances forpudding, when vepisun and French pie are courtinguishing, the gravy cooling; wbile by an absurd bade, or ought to forbid all inseless expense.". I vur acceptaoce. We leave sucb mortificalion to the custoin, those least capable of appreciating their had never had a very favourable opinion of Mrs. sirkly, the tasteless, and the ascetic ; and we boldly excellencies, are receiving the best slices, in their Manners, who, in the days of her prosperity used to avow, that the love of eating the best, and Jriuking best state. Is there no merit in smoothing the dine on the plajuest dish on the table; and I now the best, is consistent with the aspiring nature of brow, and refraining the tongue, under circum- siucerely pilied my friend for having such a helpthe humpan mind, and sanctioned by the example of stavces like these?

mule io adversity. However, wheu she had left the some of our greatest patriuts, and must learned Puverty is, in general, an effectual preventive room, I heard to my surprise, that to her personal

from good eating, and is often pleaded as the insuf. exertions in most instances, and her superiotedding Happy are we who live in the nineteenth century, ficieut excuse of those, who, tempting gourmands care in all, the dinner I had so much admired own and in London ; happier, still happier, those who I from their own houses and their own ragouts, compell its charms, “ We are too poor," said Harry, “ to keep live in the nineteenth century and in Paris. Paris! them to sbare, for a time, the worst evils of adver- a good cook; and, as I must bave something fit to our's mouth waters at the very name, and a thousity, and poison them with friendly dinners.

Pat, Mary is obliged to dress iny made dishes herBand images of savoury dishes, dimly seen through Yet men there are wbuse energetic minds may be self. She got the receipts from our former Freuch rising exhalations, Ait before one's eyes. Oh, Paris! | said to conquer fale, ani to rise superior to the cooks, and I must say manages very well, consider. well may'st thou boast of thy “ Almanac des Guur. caprices of fortuve, and with such a one it was for ing she was never used to any thing of the kind; mandy," ani glory in a work unequaled, uual. | merly my lot to be intimately acquainted.

but she makes an everlasting grumbling about exilmupled by any other nation in the world ; aud Henry Manners and myself were united, both at pense.” thuigb nu epic pocin may convey the language to school and at College, by the magnetic infinence of After this I dined several times with my valued future ages, yet shall it survive while fricusces, ra. similar tastes and pursuits, and we nursed our frieud, but ere long he was obliged to take op bis gouls, and sauces picquantes, are dear to the heart, friendship by a thousand linlle offices of civility and abode in the King's Bepch, wbither his wife acconand pleasing to the palate of man. Antiquity must kindness. If Harry shot a bare, be was sure to pavied him. I saw bin no more, and in six or have been a lerrible time to live in, and Sparla and invite me to sup with him; and if I chanced to seven months heard that he had died suddenly of Cuusular Rune most disagreeable places of resi- purchase a peculiarly five Suilton cheese, I willingly apoplexy. His widow resides in the country, sud dince. The bon-virant of 10-day turus, shocked divided it with my friend. When we left Cambridge, when I wrote to her for one of her receipts, did not and dingusted, from the black broth, pulse, and I repaired to my paternal estales in tbe North of vouchsafe me an answer. She is bringing up beronly ticagre fare of the ancients; and his refined taste England, whilst Muogers was placed by his father son in the most ridiculous Inanuer, makes him five


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