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pillory, or necklace. Pig's pettytoes. Pigs | the protection of society. Piggy grunt not stink, there is no stink. Offer the pig thy | ungratefully. Remember your stye, your smelling-bottle. Moses the pig's friend. His grains, your wash. Besides, you are so useface,-see it rouged with saltpetre, and ful! dressed.
Fuseli's pictures. Music,—my own feelings. The harp, the organ. Military music, its damned abuse.
MARY Hayes's Female Biography. The female voice. Stage singing, how loath
The barber. What would be the fine some.
gentleman and fine lady without him ? the
counsellor, the schoolmaster, the judge ? In I would not live over my youth again."
company the judge's assertions would be Its pains are real, its pleasures unsatisfac
confuted, but with the wig on! Without tory. Fear and uncertainty damp all its
his wig he is Jove without his thunder. Vehopes.
nus uncestused, Phæbus unbeamed. ImA LITTLE while, and I shall be at home.
portance of the barber in society. If I had lost thee, so wearily should I en
INDOLENCE, I want not thee, but thy sisdure life as now this absence.
The old woman's snuff-box, the most in- ' A POEM upon the necessity of writing a nocent sensuality, and the last, perhaps too poem. Like Mendoça's sonnet, done in the greatest advantage as yet of Columbus's writing upon it, but to conclude with the discovery. The fine lady's snuff; the fine point that so life passes in resolving how to gentleman's; the doctor's; the schoolmas- live. ter's ; but the old woman reconciles me to it. Snuff the only way of satisfying the It was my faith that the spirits of good smell-sense.
men beheld the earth, and received their
fame with delight, deriving happiness from A WOMAN-SERVANT of Mrs. Lockyers, the welfare of their friends, posterity, and about eight years ago, delivered herself of country. Hampden and Sidney! may I still a dead child, -it was supposed and admitted | believe this,-or would not the sight of Eng. on her trial,—whose body she was discovered land inflict a pang to the beatified patriot? burning at night. This will balladize. A Hampden and Sidney! it is so ; ye behold madwoman in the snow.
the patriot's effort, ye look to his triumph,
and the regeneration of your native land. The bee, a fool, because he does not want the honey, and because he will be plundered To a dancing bear. The slave trade arof it.
guments. The animal is happier than if
wild. He would have been killed if he had A WASP trying to fly through the window. not been taught to dance. As an inferior
animal, it is right to make him contribute To a troublesome tooth.
to our use. Everything was made for man;
now what can the bear be made for, except RINGING a pig's nose. The pork must to dance, and for his pomatum ? Baiting. give up some of his natural rights to enjoy | Not the owner's interest to injure him; ergo,
he is not baited. I See Poems, p. 130. ? Ibid. p. 161. 3 Ibid. p. 126.
J. W. W. 1 • Ibid. p. 163.J. W. W.
A TOAD. A coxcomb fool-faced jack-a- | in his own resources, compared to a bear in napes calling him ugly and useless ! winter sucking his paws.
ARAUcan song during the thunder-storm.? | A BALLAD of the devil walking abroad to
look at his stock on earth,-counting the Birth of Sommona. Codom. A Japa young of the viper, -seeing a navy,-a renese hymn.
view,-going to church,—and at last, hear
ing the division in the House of Commons.* The yew tree cut into a peacock.
A cow chewing the cud. Reflection in Sonnet. Summer wet. Autumn richer, solitude. so the difficulties of manhood ameliorate maturity.
AMATORY sonnets, by Abel Shufflebot
tom. A query whether he has not a double The seagull. As he rises on the waves, identity, because he sees his Delia though so should man ride unruffled on the storm she is far away. of fortune.
Dirge of the American widow by the To a volunteer who conceives himself the mourning war-pole. Buonaparte of the corporation. Half comic till the close,—that in death his folly will be Eclogue. The long road-elms on the preferable to their guilt.
common near Wellington cut down. They
were the only shelter. A man, who was carABERFFRAW. Inscription.
rying his child, and his wife sat on the trunk
of one, and the boughs rose over them, and INSCRIPTION. Evesham. Montford:
gave the last shadow of the yet unwithered
leaves. Camma. Narrative.
My forefathers. A deeply interesting To the memory of Camoens.
poem of domestic feelings might be made The sugar maple.
under this title.
Song of the Old Chikkasah to his grandODE. Rodrigo in the enchanted tower.
son, by the mourning war-pole of his son. A TRAVELLER reduced to find amusement
3 Ibid. p. 126, “ A Pindaric Ode.”
* Ibid. * The Devil's Walk,” p. 165-6. See Poems, p. 123. ? Ibid. p. 133. 5 Ibid. p. 114.
6 Ibid. p. 134. J. W. W.
J. W. W. 3 See Ballad, p. 420. The reader will observe · Poems, p. 114. Ibid. p. 134. that these stanzas were not used, p. 420. J. W. W. « Poems, p. 129.
I would I were that reverend gentleman, 1 serpent neck, and reclines his head between with gold-laced hat and golden-headed cane, his wings. His wings are a little opened, that hangs in Delia's parlour. For Delia as sail-like to catch the wind; his breast sits opposite him, and his eyes are always protruded like a prow. This bird is beaufixed on her unblamed.'
tiful from its colour and babits; for it is
clumsy in shape, and of most foul physiogSonNet. A pigeon. It is pleasant to see nomy; there is such a snakishness in its eye his pouting breast, and the rainbow gloss of and head, as well as neck. his neck, and his red feet, and his tumbling “ The swan arch'd back his snakey neck, in the air; but pleasanter to see his feet And his proud head reclin'd sticking up through a pie-crust.
| Between bis wings, now half unclos'd
Like sails to catch the wind. Sonnet. The rainbow. Did not that
The waters yielded to his breast, bow of the covenant confirm us that the
Protruded like a prow, world should no more be destroyed by water?
And still they roar'd as strong he oar'd England! thy navy would not be permitted
With sable feet below."-For Rudiger.3 to exist, for a three-decker might defy the deluge.
The leaves of the holly are prickly only
when they are within reach of cattle; higher Draw not the picture of Delia! thou
up they preserve their waviness, but are wilt make me detest thee as a blasphemer,
smooth, more tapering, as having lost their and thou wilt tempt all the world beside to
angular points, and ending in a point. Some idolatry.”
of the mid-height leaves, with the taper
shape of the upper ones, retain three, two, Delia playing cup and ball,-methought
or one point. The leaf is very beautiful, the my heart was the ball, and the point on which
middle fibre beautifully varying by its lighter she caught it, Cupid's arrow.?
hue from the dark glossy green. The lower
side is pale-greyish, and shows the thickness INSCRIPTION. Kenwith Castle.
of the leaf.
BEAUTIFUL appearance of an ash when Images.
the moon shines through it, particularly its GREEN of the copse-covered hill, broken edge. like the waters of a still lake.
The moon seems to roll through the rifted EVENING. A fight of small birds only | clouds. visible by the glitter of their wings.
The insect that makes a six spotted shade In the evening the harshest sounds are is not a spider. It has four long legs, and harmonised by distance. The very bark of | two short ones in front. It seems to use a far-off dog is musical.
the long legs like oars. August 25. It is the plane that hangs
Oct. 2. The ivy now begins to blossom, down its globular seeds.
the flower appears globular. What is after
wards the berry, is now of an olive colour, The swan in swimming arches back his
J. W. W.
and pointed in the middle. The calix of / In a hoar morning the cattle track their each is a greyer green, the anthers a greyish feeding path by their breath thawing the yellow. The smell of a bush is very plea- frost. sant; but closely observed, it has an oily scent, not disagreeable, and yet powerful A CLOUDED morning after snow. The line enough to half offend. The bees swarm over of hill scarcely to be distinguished from the these blossoms, probably because the only sky by being lighter. ones at this time of year.
RIME on the trees. MORNING. Mist shower from the elms, and thick-leaved trees.
SPARKLING of the snow.
Whiteness of the rocks occasioned by WHITE frost on the stone wall, but none the lichens.
on the moss in its interstices, as though the
force of vegetable life repelled it. The grass grey with dew.
Move where you will at sea, the long line Oct. 10. Rich appearance of the fern in of moonlight still meets your eye. the wood.
When the wind follows the sun, it omens The acorns brown ripe, or ripening yellow. fair weather, and vice versa.
Of the various trees, I observe only the APRIL 25. The petals of the pilewort grow ash uniform in its fading colour, pale yel white when overblown. The first buds of lowing green. Its leaves rise very beauti- the ash are black, they then redden, and fully, light as a lady's plumes.
appear not unlike the valerian flower, a
cluster of red seeds. A Path so little frequented, that the leaves lay on it untrodden, light as they had | The horse-chesnut buds covered with fallen.
gum, and woolly within.
THE horse-chesnut rich in autumn. The cry of the bat comes so short and
quick, as to be felt in the ear like a tremuIn the forest of Dean, I saw no trees | lous touch. more richly varied than the beech, standing singly, and with room to spread.
At evening the reflection of the bridge
on the water was strong as reality, and The leaves of the reed spread out straight blended with the bridge into one pile. on the wind, like ship streamers.
I saw a stream that had made its way The darker and the more tempestuous the through the foot of an old tree, which thus night, the more luminous the sea to leeward formed a strange bridge,—an arch above it. of the vessel.
One of the most beautiful images I ever A VESSEL when first seen at sea, appears noticed was the reflection of a mast on the to be ascending.
river at evening. Its yellow colours were
vivid as life,-it waved like a coiling serODD appearance of the cobwebs in a frosty pent, and the huge tail seemed to roll up morning.
| as the monster were menacing.
Bats love the water. I observe them · Vavasor. Lyt. v. 3, p. 84. dipping their breasts like the swallow. There is in Mrs. Dobson's Life of Pe
trarch a fine trait of a country exposed to An ash growing up for some four feet enemies, taken from one of his letters. The along a rock, so that the stem was half peasant drives his flock with a lance. trunk, half root.
Beech oil. On the way to Moreton Hamstead, we
In the Bruce, king Edward is called often crossed a little bridge of one plank. The
| Schyr Edouard the king. bough of a hazel had been broken and bent “ Then was that gallant heart of Douglas down to the post at the other end as a rail. pierced.” It had recovered, and branched out, so that
The Bruce. Barnes. Qy. Mariana. the rail grew.
Gallantry in war. The Douglas.
The Irish Kernes. Bulwer's Art. ChangeMoonlight. A sheep feeding on the edge of a bank. It was a strange sight.
Shield made a boat of.
Foot armour lighter than horse armour.
And now the knights of France dismount, Merovingian kings. Boileau.
&c. Du Guesclin. Treasury of An. &c. Mon
“En esto es mi parecer taigne.
Que en cavallo no te fies; Talbot's sword. Camden.
Por lo qual has de entender Battle of Montargis. Lassels.
Que de ninguno confies The love education of chivalry may be
Tu lymosna, y bien hazer. well given by Conrade, describing his de El Cavallero Determinado, written in votion to Agnes.
French by OLIVER DE LA MARCHE; transArchery must be attended to. Scotch lated by HERNANDO DE ACuna. Barcelona, Encyc.
1565. It is the advice of Understanding to The nuns singing may affect the maid.
the knight before he enters upon his combat B. 9.
with Atropos. Helplessness of men in complete armour
Lambrequins, ribbands embroidered with when on the ground. Battle of Pavia. Gor
silver and gold, which hung from the armdon's Tacitus, v. 1, p. 219; v. 3, p. 100.
ets of the knights, -long enough to flow Hooks to pull the man from off the horse.
over the crupper. Sovereigns wore jewels Lyttleton's Henry II. v. 1, p. 297.
in them. Peasantry building huts in churchyards,
White wand of capitulation. 231, t. 1. in hopes of protection from the place. Lyt. Du Guesclin. v. 2, p. 135.
The editors of the Memoires for French
History say that it was common for towns to | The classical reader will call to mind a simi purchase from the nearest ruffian the prilar image in Sallust.“ Et furte eo loco grandis vilege of collecting the harvest from the ilex coaluerat inter saxa, paullulùm modò prona,
little land they durst cultivate. Even La dein flexa atque aucta in altitudinem, quo cuncta gignentium natura fert,” &c.-Bell. Jug. xciii. Fire received t 1200 from the people of
J. W. W. | Amiens for such a security.—Tom.5, p. 323.