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To feel th’ unsparing knife ;

A wealthy son of Commerce faunter by, No barbarouk, schemes this hard shall try, BRISTOW a's citizen : 'e paus d, and look’d, Nor, to prolong thiy death, would I.

With a pleas'd sadness, and gazed ali around ; Prol n thy little life.

Then ev's our cottage, and gazed round again, Ah ! let not him, whose wanton skill

And said, it was a birllici iurile joace! Delights the mangled frog to kill,

And we were blessed! Oit with patient ear The wreath of praise attain !

Long-litt’ning to the viewless sky-12 k's note, Philofophy abhors the heart

(Viewless, or haply for a moment, seen That prostitutes her facred art,

Gleaming on sunny wing) in whispci'd tones To give one being pain.

S. I said to my beloved, “ Such, (wect girl!

TH’inobtrusive fong of happine's :
TO RELIGION.

Uncarthly minítrelly! then only heard

When the foul seeks to hear : when all is huh'd, BY CHARLES WATKINS, Esn.

And the heart listeus !" FRIEND of the drooping heart ! Atill whilpering peace,

But the time, when first To staunch the tear which Anguish bids to roll; From that low dell feep up the story mount The balm of Comfort, and of Hope encrcare,

I cimb’d with perilous toil, and reach'd the top, And truitless Fear, and dull-ey'd doubt con

O what a godly scene ! here the bleak mount, troul,

The bara bleak mountain specki'd thin with And raise to ecstasy the grateful foul,

thecp; And teach mankind the paths of blió to know, Grey clouds, that shadowing spot the funny And how, with tranquil awe, their Gud fields; adore,

And river, now with bushy rocks o'erbrow'd, Reveal the source, whence only Giace could Now winding bright and full with naked banks; flow,

And seats, and lawns, the abbey, and the And future {pheres---when woe shall be no

wood, more;

And cots and himlets, and faint city-spire: 'Thou cant alone those facred aids bestow,

The channel there, the islands, and white fails, Which calm the sorrowing foul through eech Dim coast, and cloudlike hills, and sporcless lad scene below !

ocean!

It seem'd like Omnipresence ! God, methought, SON N E T.

Had built him there a temple ! The whole world

Was ima','d in its vast circumference. EVENING, as, musing on my lonely way, No with profan’d my overwhelmed heait: I wander on, mine eye delights to view

Bleft hour! it was a luxury---to be! I hy mellow'd :ints, of many a sober hue,

Ah, quiet dell! dear cot! and mount sublime! Steal flowly o’er the radiance of the day ; The still hour foothes my soul, and wears away

I was constrain'd to quit yo'l. Was it right,

While my unnumber'd brethren toil'd and bled, Sad Mem’ry's painful thought, as many a dream

That I should dream away the trusted hours Fond Fancy pictures, in ber vision'd theme

On rose-leaf beds, pamp’ring the coward heart Of coming joy : biit foon with fiernci (way

With feelings all too delicate for use? Frowns the dark Heav'n; thy sadly-pleasing

Sweet is the tear, that from some Howard's light,

eye Friendly to Meditation, thall decay

Drops on the cheek of one he lifts from earth : Amid the shadows of descending night.

And he that works me good with unmo: 'd face, Ah, lovely streams ! fi), tho' my coul delights

Does it but half: he chills me while he aids; On you to dwell, Truthi's form févere pursues, My benefactor, not my brother man ! To blend your airy fornis with Sorrow's fable

Yet even this, this cold beneficence, hues,

B.

Seizes my praise, when I reflect on those,

The ilugaard Pity's vifion-weaving tribe ! REFLECTIONS ON ENTERING INTO

Who ligth 'for wietcheducís, yet shun the

wretched, ACTIVE LIFE.

Nursing in come delicious folitude A Poem, which arets not to be POETRY. Their ilthful loves and dainty fympathi's ! LOW was our pretty cot : our ralleit rose I therefore go---and join head, hcart, and hand,

Peep'd at the chamber-vindow. Wccould Active and firm, to fight the bloodless fight hear

Of Science, Freedom, and the Truth in Christ. (At silent noon, and eve, and early morn) Yet oft when after honourable toil The f.a's faint murmur: in the open air Reits the tir'd mind, and waking loves to dream, Our mystles blossom’d, and di toss the porch My fpirit shall revisit thee, dear cot ! Thick jasmines twin'd: the little landscape Thy jaimin, and thy window-peeping rose, round

And myitlos fearless of the mild sea-an, Was green and woody, and refich'd ile eye. Aid I (all ligh fond wishes -{weet abode! It was a spýt, which you wright aptly call Ah! had none grenter, and that all had such! The VALLEY of SECLUSION. Once I saw It roiglit be fo---but the time is not yet ; (Hallowing his fabbath-day by quietnes») Speed it, O Fathu! Let thy kingduin come! 5

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The melody of this little production te, which is again relieved by a more

is, for the mott part, smooth and natural, menr, qempo di lemund. E 6. major, is

and some few of its partages happily its standard key; but digresions into is pressive; particularly that applied to the 4th A 6, apd its relativt minor C, are

line, “ Thus mournful figlied in deep

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Barzifon and Co. particular criticism, appears to us the

It was with much pleasure that we better mode for its review, and, there. perused this beautiful litol baliad. The fore. WC content curselves with pro- melody is rich, and the sentiment of the nouncing it a respectable composition, poetry ek gantly and faithfully conveyed. and recommcd it' as an agrecable and Mr. Battiihill's profciliona! 'reputation, improving exercile for the piano-forte so long and to well earned, naturally at: practitioner.

taches much expectation to whatever hę William's Return, a favourite Sea Song, that the present composition is qualified

produces, yet it is barely justice to say, by T. Ambrose, is.

Riley.

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ment in ả, Allegro moderaio, remarkably

Imootha

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