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Child o' the flattering Spring, o'er thee I'll “ Tho' his locks are as white as the foam of
wend, And softly tell a syn:pathetic tale ;
" Tho'e soldiers fhall find that my father Then o'er thy faded beauties weeping bend,
is brave; And will thee fister of my fortune « bail;" "My father!” me cry'd with the wildest Ah! that like thee too, I could close mine cey
emocion, And never-mair life's brattling* tempelts fee. " Ah! no, my poor father now feeps in the Soft blacus the gale upon mine opening years,
grave; And fancy's dazz'ling meteor rays
" They have toll’i his death-bell, they've
laid the turf o'er him, ; Glintt gaily on the distant world,
" His white locks were bloody, no aid can And promises me genial dayu; That youthful pleasure in my bosom giozuers, I
restore him ; Soft’ning the fairy scene ivi' rapture's tender
" He is gone! He is gone ! and the good will showers.
" When the blue wave of Erin hides Mary Mong yon rude rocks above the clouds,
Ą lark, from the gold-blossom'd furze that
grew near her, And fans of sweets that should for aye remain.
Now rose, and with energy caroll'd his lay 5
66 Huih! huh!" the continued," the trumMy fang is o'er. The storm descends
pet sounds clearer ; And ah the fyren Hope is gane !
" The horsemen approach; Erin's daughOn my cold breast ilk flowret fajes,
ters, away Ilk i fant joy is i' the wane.
Ah! Britons, 'twas foul, while the cabin was And now I yield me to the tempeft’s rave,
burnins, And envy thee, palv, wintry flow'r, 'thy And o'er her pale father a wretch had been quict grave:
Those ruffians have ruin’d poor Mary le AS I fray’d o'er a common on Cork’s rugged More.
border, While the dew-drops of morn the sweet
" Away' bring the ointment! Oh! God! sea priimrose array'd,
those games! I saw a poor female, whose mental disorder
.Alas! my poor brother, come dry the Her quick glancing eye and wild aspect
big tear; betray'd;
Anon we'll have vengeance for those On the fward the reclin'd, by the green fern dreadful laihes, surrounded,
“ Already the screech-owls and ravens At her fidc ípeckled daisies and crow-flowers
" By day the green grave, that lies under the To its inmost recess her poor heart had been willow, wounded,
66 With wild flowers I'll strew, and by night Her fighs were uncealing, 'twas Mary le make my pillow, More
« Till the ooze and dark fea-weed, beneath fler charms by the keen blasts of sorrow were the curl'd billow, fided;
" Shail furnith. a death-bed for Mary le Yet the soft tinge of beauty still play'd on More."
her cheek; Her trelles a wreath of pale primroses braided, Thus rav'd the poor Maniac in tones more And itrings of freíh dailies hung loose on heart-rending her neck;
Than Sanity's voice ever pour’d on my While with pity I gaz’d, she exclaim’d.“ Oh! my mother!
When, lo! on the waste, and their march " See the blood on that laih, 'tis the blood of to’ards her bending, my brother;
A troop of fierce cavalry chanc'd to appear " They have torn his poor fler, and they "Oh! the fiends !” she exclaim'd, and with now strip another;
wild horror ftarted, " 'Tis Connor, the friend of poor Mary le Then thro' the tail fern, loudly screaming, More !"
With an overcharg’d bosom, I Nowly departed, * Brattle, in the Scottish dialect, to rage. And ligh'd for the wrongs
poor Mary le + Glint, to peep.
III. F social converse ever charm'd the ear
Bacchus is the god of wine; Of those whom adverse fate has far re- Apollo's god of squeakers ; mov'd
He, quiv'ring, shakes his lyre and lute, From all they valu’d, and from all they While Bacchus rings his be kiss! lov'd;
IV. How sweet it is, when haply they shall hear
Thus Bacchus has his mufic too,
And master Pol surpasses ;
Pol scrapes all day ; Bac plays all night,
Tuning his music-glaties:
SONNET, ON SEEING MR. FREEBAIRN'S The stoic's creed, if luch his creed it is,
ITALIAN LANDSCAPES, To light, indignant, every tranfient bliss, And treat the sympathies with rude neglect. BY THE Rev. Dr. LETTICE. Pleas'd I have met thee, and my trembling FULL twice nine suns their annual course heart
have rollid, Shrinks from the dreaded sentence---We
Since o’er bright Italy my footsteps stray'd, must part !
Since with enchanted gaze thefe eyes sur
Her pearly skies, her seas of liquid gold,
Her forests wild, in which the Fauns have
Her Apennines, in verdure here array'd, ACCHUS is a jolly boy, B
There pinnacled with rocks, or ruins bold, And Bacchus we will follow;
Or villas lifted high to court the clime--He's open, gen'rous, Lold, and free,
Yes, such the term ; and each fair image And better than Apollo.
Its lov'd impression long; but tyrant Time Apollo's soft, effeminate,
Had marr'd the vivid forms; vainly repell’d. Bacchus brisk and jolly ;
His power, till Freebairn's tints recall'd He always shews an honeft face,
their prime; Dilperiing melancholy:
And rapture, erit so warm, my bosom swell'd
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When we announce to the subscrib, The inoculation for the VACCINE POX ers to Lavater's Physiognomy and the, has been carried on extensively in the public àt large the completion of that course of the present year, and it appears work, consisting of forty-one numbers, to have afforded fufficient proof that it de- printed on imperial quarto, we mention not ftroys the capability of the human constitue à common work. It bear's the following tion, with regard to the variolous infection; title : Eloys on Physiognomy, designed to and is generally a much fighter diseale promote the Knowledge and the Love of than the inoculated small-pox. On these Mankind ; by I. C. Lavater of Zurich. points there seems to be but one opinion Translated from the Author's lafi Edition in among experienced professional men. On French, by H. Hunter, D.D.' Illustrated fome other points there exists a difference by near fix hundred Plates, accurately coof opinion ; but in whatever way these pied, comprising more than fifieen hundred shall be decided, great advantages must fill Subje&ts; with the Addi!ion of many interremain from the substitution of the vac- tjling Duplicates after well known Origicine for the small.pox. To satisfy, how. nals, engraved by, or under the Direction ever, more generally the public mind, to of, Thomas Hollosvay. The execution of accelerate the introduction of the substitute this work, the relult of more than ten inoculation, and to clear up fome oblcure years' unremitted application, especially on points, but especially to extend the benefit the part of the engraver, has given the of the new practice, we are happy to be greatest satisfaction to the subicribers; and able to anncunce the comirencement of an we believe it is not going too far, when we INSTITUTION folclr for THE INOCU. pronounce it to be the finest print book that LATION OF THE Cow-Pux. We learn, ever appeared in this or any other country. ihat at the west end of the town a little Jt conlists of five volumes, imperial quarto, fociety has been fum.ed' of genilenen and is fold for tirinty pounds, elegantly of the medical profesion, who have beld half-bound. A prolpectus of this work a few mietings ai Dr.PEARSON's house, to may be had, price fix-perce, of the pubwhich some other friends of the members lishers Metsrs. Murray and Highly, Fleetwere invited, in order to organize the street. intended institution; and in consequence The Society for promoting medical and a confiderable progress has been alrtady chirurgicel Knowledge, who published the made in this laudable design. It is pro. firit volume of their Transactions in 1993, pored to inoculate the poor, who attend which was well received, have a fecond voWilli letters of recommendation at the in- lume very nearly ready for ine preis. fritution; and, when it shall be neceffary, to Anong other relpectable contributors to
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989 this work, we shall mention the names of has added a number of entertaining stories, Dr. Fordyce, Dr. Hunter, Dr. Baillie, and and we understand that her bookfeller inEverard Home, Esq.
tends to publish a little volume on the first The second volume of the Medical and day of every month, to commence on the Physical Journal, conducted by Doctors firit of January, that children may look BRADLEY and Willich, has just been forward to their story book, as well as lacompleted, and the work proceeds in dies and gentlemen their magazine or remonthly numbers, supported by an extent view. This work may make eight or ten of correspondence and patronage, that has volumes at is. 6d. each. not been before equalled in this country. Early Lefons for Children by Mifs
Knowledge and learning, as well as EDGEWORTH, are in the press : they are agriculture and commerce, are rapidly ad intended, as Mrs. Barbauld's and Mrs. vancing on the other side of the Atlantic. Trimmer's were, for cbildren beginning to The very respectable American Philojophi- read. cal Society, held at Philadelphia, for pro- Mr. EDGEWORTH's Primer, containing moting useful Knowledge, we find, have a new and expeditious method of teaching publihed the fourth volume of their Tranf. children to read, is in the press. actions, in quarto, the same size with those A Translation of the Medical Institualready published. It is just imported into tions of Bursenus, by W. C. BROWNE, this country, and contains a great number is so far advanced, that the firft volume of valuable papers on philosophical subjects, will be published in the course of January. mathematics, mechanics, natural hittory, Dr. DUNCAN's Annals of Medicine for ailtiquities, topography, trade, &c. &c. 1799, will appear in few days.
Mr. Will and Dr. WILLICH announce Caftle Rackrent, an Hibernian Tale, taken a monthly German Museum, on a very from falts, and from the manners of the promising and interesting plan ; and, as is Irish Squires before the year 1782, is ready usual, the new year gives birth to a vari- for publication. This little work will ety of projects of monthly publications, throw great light upon the manners and which, it is more than probable, will not character of the Irish ; and few, we believe, exift till its close.
will be found to furnith more amusement. Mr. SALZMANN, master of an academy A gloffary is prefixed; but, unlike most in Germany, and author of a popular work other glossaries, it abounds with entertainfor children, entitled, Elements of Morality, ment as well as information. thinking that suíficient attention has not In the course of the next month will be been given to exercise the body in educa- published, the fifth edition of the Account tion, has drawn up a course of plays or of the Shrewsbury House of Industry, by games for that purpose, under the title of J. Woov. To this edition will be preGymnasticks for Youth, a translation of fixed a copious introduction, containing which will appear early in this month, il- extracts from the writings of Bacon, lustrated with plates, in one octavo volume. Locke, Child, Cary, Fielding, Townsend,
The enormous price of paper and rags, Eden, Ruggles, Good, Saunders, &c. &c. occafioned in great part by an unprincipled on the parochial system ; deductions from monopoly of one or two wholesale stationers their combined sentiments ; obferv 'ons in London, has compelled the principal Lon- on the wages of the poor; on the very difdon publishers to resolve not to print any ferent situations of the town poor from new work of consequence till paper can be that of the country or cottage paupers ; a procured at a fair and moderate price. It is circumstance not adverted to, though cere to be lamented in this instance, as in leveral tainly requiring very serious confideration, recent cases of monopoly, that the discount- in order to the establishment of any well ing accommodation of the Bank of Eng- digefted plan for ameliorating their condia land, instead of serving trade, is thus tion. A review of the objections that have vilely abused, and converted into a means been advanced against poor-houses, and of injuring and oppressing the staple manu- houses of industry. A statement of fa&ts, factures of this country.
tending to prove, that it is not necessary A work, entitled the Parent's Aljijlant, to provide upon to large a scale as has been was published a few years ago by Mifs proposed, for the general employment of EDGEWORTH, author of a great part of all the parochial poor.
Remarks upon PraElical Education, and was received as the absurdity both of indiscriminate ailow. might be expected from a work which ances, and indicriminate confinement to a ranks in the first class of books, for the poor-boule; and the importance of difcri. amusement and instruction of children, mination, is the granu hinge upon which having gone through several editions. She every plan of parochial reform ought to MONTHLY MAG. NO. LIII.
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The account of the either loft or hard, boil, for about an hour, Shrewsbury house will be considerably en- four ounces of the belt Campeachy loglarged; and an appendix added, contain- wood, chipped very thin across the grain, ing a detail of several recent regulations, adding from time to time, boiling water to for the purpose of effectually providing for supply in part the loss by evaporation ; ceconomy, and guarding against waste, pe' ftrain the liquor while hot, and fuffer it to culation, and fraud, in the management of cool: if the liquor is then short of five its internal concerns.
quarts, make it equal to this quantity by The eighth volume of Medical Tracts the further addition of cold water; one and Observations by Dr. Simmons is in pound of bruised blue galls, or twenty the press, and will be published in a few ounces of the best common galls, are then weeks.
to be added; a paste prepared by triturato Dr. George Pearson (lecturer on ing four ounces of sulphat of iron (green medicine and chemistry) has ready for pub- vitriol) calcined to whiteness, half an ounce lication, a new edition, very much im- of acetite of copper (verdegris) with the proved, of his New Chemical Nomencla. above decoction is then to be well incorture, with all the tables that are necessary porated with the mass, together with three for a student ; and such alterations and ad- ounces of coarse brown sugar, and fix ditions as are requisite to fhew the state ounces of gum Senegal or Arabic. AH of chemical science to the present time. the materials are to be put into a stone Duplicates of the tables are sold with the bottle of such a fize as 'to half fill it, the work, to those who wilh to hang them up in mouth is to be left open, and the bottle ta the study or laboratory.
be well shaken twice or thrice a day. In Mr. BIDLAKE has a poem in the press, about a fortnight it may be filtered, and to be published by subscription, entitled the kept in well stopped bottles for use. The Summer's Eve.
only caution requisite is to protect it from Early in this month will be published, the frost, by which it would be considera. An Enquiry into the Elementary Principles bly injured. of Beauty in the Works of Nature and Art; A late experiment of Mr. Musher's to which will be prefixed an Introductory throws considerable doubt on the supposed Discourse on Taste, by W. Thomson, il- conversion of iron into steel by means of lustrated with thirteen Plates ; in quarto. the diamond. Mr. Muhet had for fome In this work Mr. THOMSON has contro- time been induced to luppose, that at very verted some of the opinions of Mr. Burke, high temperatures crucibles and fimilar and others, and given proofs that he por.' vessels are penetrable by the carbonaceous sessed a considerable Thare of taste and part of common fuel, rendered volatile by learing. Some memoirs of him will be an intense heat ; in consequence of which prefixed. He was one of the few learned he enclosed fome iron shavings in closed painters this country had to boast of, and, double crucibles without a diamond, and we believe, was the oldest portrait painter found that after they had been exposed in in London. He died at an advanced age, this situation for about an hour in a good soon after this work was finished from the furnace, they were converted into a button press.
of steel, apparently of the same kind as Mr. W. PETHER of Hereford, has in- that obtained in the experiment of the vented some essential improvements in the French chemists, and which they attributed construction of ships, and other marine to the combination of the diamond with vesels. His various models have for their the iron. object to prevent ships from being so liable The last volume of the Philosophical to upset, from pitching and rolling, from Transactions contains an important paper milling stays in tacking, and from running of Mr. Biggin's relative to the quantity on a lee-thore.
of gallic acid and tanning principle found in Mr. JOHN PEARSON, furgeon of the the bark of various trees. These two sub. Lock-Hospital, and Asylum, and of the stances were confounded under the general Public Dispensary, will commence his name of astringent principle, till the admiSpring course of lectures on the principles rable experiments of M. Seguin, who firit and practice of surgery, on Monday, Ja. Mhewed the difference between the gallic