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To feel th' unsparing knife ;

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

Witli a pleas'd fadness, and gazed all around ; Prol in thy little life.

Then ey'a our cottage, and gazd round again, Ah ! let not him, whose wanion skill

And said, it wisie billichlide ja ole! Delights the mangled frog to kill,

And we avere b'effed ! Oit with patient car The wreath of praise attain !

Long-littning to the viewless sky-lak's nute, Phi ufophy abhors the heart

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

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


I said to my beloved, “ Such, swect girl!

TL'inobtrufive song of happiie's :

Uncarthly minitrelly! then only heard

When the foul seeks to hear : when all is hushid, BY CHARLES WATKINS, ESR:

And the heart lifters 1" FRIEND of th: drooping heart! still whispering peace,

But the time, when first To staunch the tear which Anguish bids to roll; From that low dell feep up the stony mount The baim of comfort, and us llope encroaie,

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

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

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

thecp; And teach mankind the paths of blij to know, Grey clouds, that Thadowing spot the funny And how, with tranquil awe, their Gud adure,

And river, now with bushy rocks o'erbrow'd, Reveal the suurce, whence only Giace could Noww.ndir.g bright and fill with nakeri banks ; flow,

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


And cots and hamlets, and faint city-spie: Thou can ft alone those facredaids bestow,

The channel here, the islands, and white fails, Which calm the forrowing foul through erch Dim coast, and cloudlike hills, and sporcle's Tad scene below !


It seem'd like Omnipresence! God, methought, SONNE T.

Had built him there a temple ! Tlie whole world

Was ima'' / in its vast circumference. EVENING, 2s, musing on my lonely way, No with profan’d my overwhelmed heart: 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, Steal fowly o'er the radiance of the day ;

Ah, quict dell! dear cot! and mount sublime ! The still hour foothes my foul, and wears away

I was conttain'd to quit yox!. Was it right, Sad Níem'ry's painful thought, as many a

While my unnumber'd bietlnen toil'd and lled, dream

That I should dream away the trusted hours

On rose-leaf beds, pamp'ring the coward heart Fond Fancy pictures, in her visiou'd theme Of com ng joy : but foon with fierno! (way

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

Sweet is the tear, that fiom fome HOWARD'S light,


Drops on the cheek of one he lifts from earth : Fsiendily to Meditat'on, shall decay

And he that works me goud with unmo: 'd face, Amid the shadows of descending night. Ah, lovely dreams! {v, tho' my coul delights My benefactor, not my brother nian!

Does it but half: he chills me while he aids; On you

to dwell, Trutii's form severe pursues, To blend your airy furnis with Sorrow's faile

Yet even this, this cold beneficence, hues.


Seizes my praise, when I reflect on those,
The sluggard Pity's vifion-weaving tribe !

Who ligt for wietshedness, yet thun the REFLECTIONS ON ENTERING INTO


Nursing in Cume delicious folitude A Poem, aulico ects not to be POETRY. Thoir 11 thful loves and tainty fympathing! LOW was our pretty cot : our railett rose I therefore go---and join head, hcart, and hand,

Peep'd at the chamber- vindow. We could Active and lim, to fight the bloodless fight hear

Of Science, Freedom, and the Truth in Chrift. (At filent noon, and eve, and early morn) Yet uft when after honourable toil The f.a's fuint murmur: in the open air Rests the tir'd mind, and waking loves to dream, Our myrtles blossom’d, and viols 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 myıtles fearless of the mild sea-ars, Was green and woody, and refit ilı'd the tye. And I thall ligh fond withes –íweet abode ! It was a spt, which you might aptly call Ah! had none grenter, and that all had such! The Valley of SECLUSION. Once I saw It miglit be fo---but the time is not yet ; (Hallowing his fabbath-day by quietnel) Speed it, O Fathu! Let thy kingduin come! 5






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Divertimento for the piano-forte, with Ac-: The Mariner, a celebrated Sea Song, written

companiments for a flute, violin, and violon- and composed by John Mculás, and lung by bir. cello, by Mr. L. Von Ejih. Op. 14. 35. F. Linley. Donum, with the greatest applaute, at the

Theatre Royal, Drury. lane, is. Culliioid. This divertimento opens with a Marche Religion, fucceeded by an air, in con mon

The melody of this little production turn, which is again relieved by a move

is, for the molt part, smeoth and natural,

and some few of its patrages happily Xmenr, Tempo di sillemand. E 6. major, is its standard kov; but digresions into 'its preslive; particularly that applied to the 4th A 6, apd its relative minor C, are

line, “ Thus mournful figlied in deep given, with peculiar good effect; and con

ditèress.” The faults are, that the words tribute, together with other unequivocal in some places are badly accented, and works of scientific qualification, to

that the bats is not throughout well prove

chofen. the author's professional abilities. The merit of the piece runs in that uniform The Lover's Rhapsody, composed by Mr. even tenor, that, to give it a general good Battfi!. The words by the late carón hill, character, rather than to enter into any esq. Price is.

Harrison and Co. particular criticism appcars

It was with auch pleasure that wę better mode for its review, and, there- perused this beautiful litik baliad. The fore, we content curselves with pro- melody is rich, and the sentiment of the nouncing it a respectable compofition, poetry ek gantly and faithfully conveyed. and recomme:d 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

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to satisfy the most sanguine idea of the Mr. Ambrose, whose capability in little real connoiffeur. efforts like the present, we have fre- Three Sonatas for the Piano-Forte or Harp, quently admired, has, in this instance, fichord, with an Accompaniment for a flute og if we may use the expression, struck off violin ; compo:ed, and respectfully dedicated ta an air, agrecable in itself, and well Mifs Barrett, by W. Heward, 7s. 6d. Fentum. adapted to the words it is meant to ex- We had much pleasure in the perusai press. Some trivial defects, however, of these fonatas Genius and taste form ive find ourfc'ves obliged to notice : fuch their general and predominant features, as the first but moving wholly in the and exhibit Mr. Howard as a very promit: fourth the kry, and the opportunity ing composer. The first fonata comprises that has been omitted to be taken of mo. two movements, the firk of which is flulating, after the sixth bar, into the fifth bury and spirited, and the second (in of the key, which would have added to tempo di minuetto) elegant and scientifice the variety and spirit of the compofi. The second piece opens with a inove. tion,

ment in , Allegro moderaio, remarkably


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