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et profonde ne doit-elle pas faire sur un That I were far from all the hollow train, homme pénétré de l'idée sublime de l'Etre Seated by your fire side. But when I say, Suprême qui a tout crée? Sans doute un As true it is,—for blessed be my God! Saint ne peut regarder les merveilles de The phrase of flattery never yet defiled l'Univers qu'avec les transports de l'enthou- | My honest tongue;—that at the evening hour siasme! Avec quel respect et quel atten- When we do think upon our absent friends, drissement ne doit-il pas considérer les Your image is before us; that whene'er ouvrages de Dieu! Les cieux, la terre, les With the first glow I read my

finish'd

song vastes mers, tout lui parle de Dieu, et tout And feel it good, I wish for your applause. lui prouve sa sagesse et sa puissance. Paul, This sure might prove that I remember you, après avoir erré long-temps, rencontra une Tho' far away, and mingling with a world montagne de roche au pied de laquelle étoit Ah! how unlike !-and when amid that une spacieuse caverne; il y entra, et trouva world une espèce de grand sallon, sans toît, om- My soul grows sick, and Fancy shadows out bragé d'un majestueux palmier, et traversé Some blessed solitude where all is peace, par une fontaine d'une eau pure et trans- And life might be the foretaste of the joys parente, formant un ruisseau qui s'alloit The good must meet in heaven, then by our perdre dans les campagnes, et dont le mur- home, mure invitoit à cette réverie vague, délas- Beside our quiet home, I seem to see sement paisible et délicieux d'un esprit fa- A little dwelling, whose white, woodbined, tigué par une longue et profonde médita- walls tion. Ce fut dans cette retraite agréable Look comfort, and I think that it is yours.” que Paul fixa sa demeure ; ce fut là que,

Bristol. Nov. 6, 1797. depouillé de toutes les frivoles passions humaines, oublié des hommes, mais priant pour eux, seul, sans société, mais ayant Dieu pour Chant for the Feast of St. John the Evangetémoin de ses pensées, pour objet de son list, extracted from a MS. at Amiens, written amour et de ses espérances, il connut le about 1250. BURNEY's History of Music. vérité, et le bonheur qu'elle seule peut pro

“Bon Chrestien que Dieu conquist curer. Il mourut âgé de 113 ans.”—Annales

En lon battaille, ou son fil mist, de la Vertu, p. 119.

Oiez le lechion con vous list,
Que Jhesus le fil Sirac fist.

Sainte Eglise partie en prie,
Lines to M. C.

Et en cette feste laissist,
“ Mary! remember you !-poor proof it De Saint Jehan que Dieu eslit,
were

Le cousin germain Jhesus Crist,
Of friendliest recollection, did I say

Qui paroles et fais escript.
How from the ready smile and courtly tones Lectio libri sapientiæ.
And worthless forms of cold civility

Jhesus nostre boins avoes My heart has turn’d, and thought of you, Sapience Dieu est nome. and wish'd

“It is easy to suppose," says the ABBE LE " The reader will call to mind the beautiful Beur, " that the design of those who estalines addressed to Mary. Poems, p. 130. One blished such chants in some of the Churches volume.

of France, was to distinguish festivals and “Mary! ten chequer'd years have past holy times, by the ornaments and graces Since we beheld each other last;

with which they were sung." Yet, Mary, I remember thee, Nor canst thou have forgotten me," &c.

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was very

tinuing a war, in order to possess it, which French Musical Instruments.

had already caused so much bloodshed and “The instrument which most frequently misery throughout the kingdom. Your seserved for an accompaniment to the harp, cond prayer was, that if the great troubles and which disputed the preeminence with and misfortunes which the poor inhabitants it in the early times of music in France, of France have lately underwent, were the was the viol; and indeed, when reduced to punishment of any sins by you committed, four strings, and stript of the frets with that he would please to relieve the people which viols of all kinds seem to have been of France, that you might alone be punishfurnished till the sixteenth century, it stilled, and make expiation, either by death, or holds the first place among treble instru- any torment he would please to inflict. Your ments under the denomination of violin. third desire was, that if the sins of the peo

“The viol played with a bow, and wholly ple were the cause of their sufferings, he different from the Vielle, whose tones are would be pleased in his divine mercy to produced by the friction of a wheel, which grant them pardon, and deliver them from indeed performs the part of a

the pains and miseries which they have early in favour with the inhabitants of been labouring under already above twelve France.-BURNEY.

years.' Charles knowing the truth of all she said, was now firmly persuaded that she

was a divine messenger." Charles convinced by the Maid.

Extracted from the Annals of Normandy, “Charles thought proper to desire the by John Nagerei, Canon and Archdeacon Maid to give him sonne unquestionable of the Church of Notre Dame at Rouen, in proofs of her being the messenger of God, the Lady's Magazine for 1780. as he might then entirely confide in her advice, and follow her instructions. Joan an

Fairy Tree at Dompre.' swered, • Sire, if I can discover to you your

“ Being asked whether she had ever seen thoughts which you confided to God alone, will you firmly believe that I am his mes

any fairies, she answered no; but that one senger ?' Charles said he would. She then of her godmothers pretended to have seen asked him if he remembered that some

some at the fairy tree, near the village of months before, in the chapel of his castle Dompre." —Rapin, from PASQUIER. of Loches, he privately and alone humbly begged three gifts from heaven ? The king remembered well his having made re

The Maid foretold by a Nun. very quests to God, which he had not since re- “CHARLES being informed that Joan of vealed even to his confessor, and said that Arcwas coming, declared that Maria d'Avighe would no longer doubt of Joan's divine non, a nun, had formerly told him Heaven legation, if she could tell himn what those would arm one of her sex in defence of intreaties were.

France."-RAPIN. * Your first suit was, then,' replied Joan, 'that if you were not the true heir to the crown of France, God would please to de

Fort London. prive you of the courage and desire of con

Fort London was built upon the ruins of

the church of the Augustines. 1 This is used up in the notes to Joan of Arc, fifth book, p. 37, on the line,

I « There is a fountain in the forest called “No more the merry viol's note was heard.” The fountain of the fairies," &c.

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Joan of Arc. First book, p. 12.

The Maid fettered.

dictature de l'instruction, qu'ils en pren

nent l'initiative, qu'ils revêtent le glorieux * On her appearance in court, she com- titre de conjurés pour la liberté, qu'ils s'ériplained that irons had been put on her legs, gent en magistrats sauveurs de leur concion which the bishop reminded her that she

toyens.”—BABOEUF. often attempted to escape from prison."NAGERAL

Scripture Extracts. The Maid throws herself from a Tower. “For strong is his right hand that bend

“She was charged with throwing herself eth the bow, his arrows that he shooteth headlong from the tower, in order to kill are sharp, and shall not miss when they beherself, whilst she was prisoner at Beaure- gin to be shot into the ends of the world.” voir. She confessed the fact, but said her | 2 Esdras, xvi. 13. design was not to kill herself, but make her “ The trees shall give fruit, and who shall escape."-RAPIN

gather them?

“ The grapes shall ripen, and who shall Her favourite Saints.

tread them ? for all places shall be desolate

of men.”—2 Esdras, xvi. 25, 26. St. CATHERINE and St. Margaret were “O my people, hear my word: make you her favourite saints.

ready to the battle, and in those evils be

even as pilgrims upon the earth.”—2 EsFranquet d'Arras.

dras, xvi. 40.

“And the angel that was sent unto me Upon being charged with putting to death Franquet d'Arras, her prisoner, she replied said, ---Thinkest thou to comprehend the he was a known robber, and condemned to

way of the Most High ?

“ Then said I, Yea, my Lord. And he die by the bailiff of Senlis.

answered me and said, I am sent to show

thee three ways, and to set forth three siPaul the Hermit.

militudes before thee; Paul the Hermit clothed himself with the

“ Whereof if thou canst declare me one, leaves of the palm, eat the fruits, and drank I will show thee also the way that thou deof the spring beside it.

sirest to see, and I shall show thee from whence the wicked heart cometh.

" And I said, Tell on, my Lord. Then Duty of Insurrection.

said he unto me, Go thy way, weigh me the “ Alors il y a justice, il y a nécessité que weight of the fire, or measure me the blast les plus intrépides, les plus capables de se of the wind, or call me again the day that , ceux

is .—

et de force, de ces vertus généreuses sous la garde thou shalt see after the third trumpet, that desquelles a été remis le dépôt d'une con- the sun shall suddenly shine again in the stitution populaire que tous les Français night, and the moon thrice in the day. vraiment libres n'ont jamais oubliée ; il y And blood shall drop out of the wood, a alors justice et nécessité que ceux là, con- and the stone shall give his voice, and the vaincus d'ailleurs que l'inspiration de leur people shall be troubled. propre cœur, ou celle de la liberté elle- “And even he shall rule whom they look même, qui leur fait entendre plus fortement not for that dwell upon the earth, and the a tout entreprendre; il y a justice et néces- fowls shall take their flight away together." sité que d'eux-mêmes ils s'investissent de la —2 Esdras, v. 4–6.

F

Let

go

from thee mortal thoughts, cast même de ces femmes qui se mêlérent parmi away the burdens of man, put off now the les soldats, et qui combatterent la lance à weak nature,

la main sur la brèche. Le sire Chapelle “And set aside the thoughts that are most mourut de ses blessures le lendemain de heavy unto thee, and haste thee to flee from l'assaut." these times.”—2 Esdras, xiv. 14, 15.

Among those who threw themselves into Righteous art thou, O Lord, when I Orleans, Daniel mentions, “ Giresme Cheplead with thee: yet let me talk with thee valier de Rhodes, Coarase Gentilhomme of thy judgments : wherefore doth the way Gascon, Chapelle Gentilhomme de Beausse, of the wicked prosper ? wherefore are all gens de valeur et de réputation dans la they happy that deal very treacherously ? guerre."

Thou hast planted them, yea, they have "Le principaux étoient le Comte de Suftaken root : they grow, yea, they bring forth folc, les Seigneurs Talbot, de Scale, Fastol, fruit."-Jer. xii. 1, 2.

et un nommé Glacidas ou Clacidas, dont le “ How long shall the land mourn, and mérite suppléant à la naissance, l'avoit fait the herbs of every field wither, for the wick- parvenir aux premières charges de l'armée." edness of them that dwell therein ?"-Jer. Of the forts he says, “ Il y en avoit trois xii. 4.

principales, une à la porte de Saint Privé, “ Yea, the hind also calved in the field, qu'ils nommoient Paris : la seconde au lieu and forsook it, because there was no grass. appellé les douze Pairs, qu'ils nommérent

“ And the wild asses did stand in the high Londres ; et la troisième en un endroit applaces; they snuffed up the wind like dra- pellé le Pressoir, qu'ils nommérent Rouen. gons; their eyes did fail, because there was Ils s'emparerent de l'isle appellé Charleno grass."— Jer. xiv. 5, 6.

magne, qu'ils fortifierent, et où ils firent un pont de communication, pour joindre le

camp de la Sologne avec le camp de la Siege of Orleans from Daniel.

Beausse. « Nous avons une lettre de Gui de Laval L'artillerie étoit très bien servie; et un écrite à Madame de Laval sa mère, et à canonnier Lorrain appellé communément Madame de Vitré son aieule, signée de lui Maitre Jean, s'y distingua par son adresse; et de deux autres de ses frères, où, après car quoique cet art fût alors encore très inavoir rapporté de cette fille diverses choses forme, ce Canonnier ne manquoit pas un de extraordinaires dont il avoit été témoin, il ceux sur lesquels il tiroit. Il y eut suspenajoute ces paroles : et semble chose toute sion d'armes le jour de Noel ; et ce jour là divine de son fait, et de la voir, et de l'ouir." les assiégés en etant priés par les Anglois, -P. DANIEL.

leur envoyérent des Musiciens et des Jou

eurs d'instrumens pour célébrer la fête sur At the attack of a Boulevard near the une de leurs Bastilles; mais la fête ne fut Tournelles, “ on avoit préparé de quoi y ré- pas plutôt passée, que les hostilités recomsister, des feux d'artifice, de l'eau bouil- mencérent."—Ibid. lante, des pierres d'une grosseur extraordinaire pour faire rouler sur les assaillans.

Oath of Fastolf. L'ordre dans la defense fut admirable, et le courage égal. Il n'y eut pas jusqu'aux “I PRAY you sende me worde who darre femmes qui n'y fussent employées. C'étoient be so hardy to keck agen you in

my ryght. elles, qui durant l'assaut fournissoient les

I See Paston Letters. Note on the line feux d'artifice, et charroient les pierres sur

Fastolfe, all fierce and haughty as he was.” le pont, nonobstant celles que les ennemis

Joan of Arc. Book x. p. 74. faisoient voler de toutes parts. Il y eut

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And sey hem on my half that they shall be | Le jaune éclat des Lis dont son corps est qwyt as ferre as law and reason wolle.

semé "And yff they wolle not dredde ne obbey Jusque sous les flots même est en plumes that, then they shall be quyt by Blacberd formé, or Whyteberd, that ys to sey, by God or Et le mobile azur de ses voiles tremblantes the Devyll.”—Fastolf.—Original letters Figure à tous les yeux des ailes tremouswritten under H. VI. and R. III. edited by santes ; John Fenn.

On croit le voir voler, tant la rame et le vent
S'accordent à mouvoir cet oyseau decevant."

CHARLEMAGNE DE COURtin. Vision of the Maid in the Chapel. “Hanc virginem, contigit pascendo pecora in sacello quodam vilissimo, ad decli

Vision in the Chapel. nandam pluviam obdormire; quo in tempore

Bonfinius, lib 8 decadis, “ Joanna Gelvisa est se in somnis a Deo qui se illi osten

lica Puella dum oves pascit, tempestate coderat admoneri.

acta in proximum sacellum confugit, ibi “ Hæc igitur Janna Pulcella virgo, cum

obdormiens liberandæ Galliæ mandatum dimagnam gloriam in armis esset adepta, et vinitus accepit.”—HORDAL. regnum

Francorum magnâ ex parte deperditum, e manibus Anglorum pugnando eripuisset ; in suâ florenti ætate constituta, non

St. Cæcilia. solum se morituram, sed et genus suæ mor

“DIEBUS ac noctibus (divo Ambrosio tis cunctis prædixit.”—JACOBUS BergoMENSIS de claris mul. edited by Jo. Ravisius teste) à divinis colloquiis orationeq; minimè

cessabat : ita ut etiam angelum suum, suiq; TextoR. Paris, 1521.

corporis et propositi custodem, sæpius vi

dere et alloqui commeruerit. Proposuerat Breaking her Sword.

quidem Cæcilia virgo, in primis divino af“ CONSECRATO Rege redintegratum est flata spiritu, quâdam suæ mentis integritate, belligerandi desiderium à Janâ subtristi, superato omni carnis aculeo, constantissimo quod ensem, quem tantoperè amabat, fregis- pectore omninò corpus suum a contagione set quando paulo violentius, terrendi tantum hominis in mortem usque servare. A pagratiâ, quasdam impudicas fæminas quate- rentibus itaq; aliquamdiu ante, Valeriano ret, quas procul a castris esse antea edixe- cuidam nobilissimo Patritio, acriq; juveni rat."- STEPHANUS FORCatulus.—Quoted Romano desponsata fuit C. virgo. Ex more in Heroinæ nobilissimæ Joannæ Dare Lo- sunt dilatæ nuptiæ. Eratq; ipsa C. quâdam tharinga Vulgo Aureliansis Puelle Historia. incomparabili pulchritudine, ob venustatem Authore Joanne Hordal. ser. ducis Loth. formæ plurimum diligenda, inerat et ingeConsiliario, &c. Ponti-Mussi. 1612. nium peregregium, ac sermo blandus et di

sertus, modestissimusq. Cumq; tardius nupBoat like an Eagle.

tiæ Cæciliæ irent in votum, ardentissimus “ Aux rayons mourans de la lumière pâle, simè expostulare cæpit. C. vero, ut præ

juvenis à parentibus conjugium instantisTous les yeux étonnez virent sur l'onde

missum est, ad carnem subtus cilicio indueégale

batur, desuper autem vestibus auro contexUn spacieux Esquif en Aigle façonné, Et dont le mast superbe est de Lis couronné: cordis in deum indiciis evidentibus poterat

tis tegebatur; nec ut optabat amorem sui L'art qui de la nature heureusement se jouë, Mit la queuë à la pouppe, et la teste à la I Did the serpent of Urgenda produce Chaprouë.

pelain's dragon and this eagle?

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