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Health flies her dwelling, dark suspicion Till prudence points the happy choice, low'rs Chow'rs. the while,
[fmile. Her gilded roof around, her fragrant Propitious friends and fav'ring fortune In Indian climes inviting trees arise, Proud luxury forbids that early youth With fruit o'erhung that tempt unwary Should taste the purer joys of wedded eyes ;
[ing heart, But smiling poifon those, for e'en the dewe When fruitless passion claims the yield. Their leaves distil contagious drops dif- Then mental peace and life's bett' joys
depart; Love, delicately chaste, the wanton flies, Despair, grief-fed with unrelenting lour, Bears not expansion, without virtue dies. Rears his dark form, and chills each joy“ And e'en from chafter love thy soul less hour."
refrain ; o thun the premature distra&ling pain ;
Poems : By Mrs. Opie. Small 8vo. pp. 192.
speak in terms of commendation Your figns of joy I now survey, of this Lady's talents as a moral Novel- And hope your fallow cheeks to lee ist. Of the elegant little volume of Once more the bloom of health display: poems now before us, the contents are
Of those poor babes that on your knees chiefly of the pensive cast; but the sub
Imploring food have vainly hung, jects are, in general, well-chosen; the You'll foon each craving want appease, style is easy and fowing; and the
For Plenty comes with Peace along. thoughts have frequently the twofold
you, parents, merit of juitness and originality.-We
faithful wives, Tubjoin the following specimen :
Who've long tor sons and husbands
Peace now fall save their precious lives ; LINES WRITTEN AT NORWICH
They come by danger more endeared.
But why, to all these transports dead, FIRST NEWS OF PEACE. Steals yon fhrunk form from forth che
throng? What means that wild and joyful cry? Has she not heard the tidings spread ?
Why do yon crowds in mean attire Tell her there shouts to Peace belong-
“ Talk not of Peace-the sound I hate,"
The mourner with a ligh replied ; And why on ev'ry face I meet
" Alas! Feace comes for me too late, Now beams a imile, now drops a tear? For my brave boy in Egypt died !" Like long-lov'd friends, lo! Itrar.gers Poor mourner ! at thy tale of grief
greet,Each to his fellow man seems dear,
The crowd was mute and sad awhile ;
But c'en compassion's tears are brief In one warm glow of christian love
When general transport claims a (mile: Forgot all proud diftinétions seem; The rich, the poor, together rove;
Full soon they checked the tender ligh · Their eyes with antwering kindness But, while the mourner yet was nigh,
Their glowing hearts to pity gave ; beam. Bleft found ! bleft light
They warmly bleis'd the Slaughtered I-But pray ye
brave :pause, And bid my eager wonder cease ?
And from all hearts, as fad she passed, Of joy like this, tay, what's the caule ? This virtuous prayer her forrow draws: A thousand voices answer_PEACE! “Grant, Heaven, thote tears may be the lait
That war, dcielted war, thall cauie !" O found most welcome to my heart ! Tidings for which I've figh'd for Oh! if with pure ambition fraught years!
All nations join this virtuous player, But ill would words my joy impart ; If they, by lare experience tauglii,
Let me my rapture speak in icars. No longer with iv tlay, but ipart,
Then hoftile bands on War's red plain felect for its poetical merits; but justice
For conqueit have not vainly burned, to the Author forbids our taking far. Nor then through long long years in vain ther liberty in the way of extract. We, Have thousands died and millions therefore, conclude with faying, that mourned.
Mrs. Opie's literary character will cer
tainly receive additional luftre from The “ Epifle to a friend" on New the present volume. Year's Day 1802 we thould gladly
Considerations on the Necessity and Expediency of supporting the Dignity of the
Crown and Royal Family in the fame Degree of Splendour as heretofore ;-on the due Proportion of Income between the Possessor and Heir Apparent of the Crown ;-on the Claim of Right in the Heir Apparent to such Rents and Proceeds of the Estates vested in him at his Birth, as were collected during the
Minority of his Royal Highness, and stand yet unaccounted for. 8vo. pp. 48. IN
this pamphlet we have a laboured “ The Duchy of Lancaster is a part plea for the right of his Royal High- of the consolidated estate of the Crown; ness the Prince to the revenues of the in lieu of which the civil lift fund was Duchy of Cornwall from his birth. granted to the King at his Majesty's The Author, who we infer is a pro- accession to the crown ; yet the public fessional man, quotes much legal as derive no advantage from it. It is well as historical matter in support of therefore best adapted to the purposes his argument ; and is by no means of remuneration, and re-establishing sparing in his censure of the late Ad. the present and future Heirs Apparent ministration, for having, as he says, of the Crown in the means of support. advised the K- to retain the rents ing the dignity of their station. 1 belonging to his son for one and would humbly suggest the propriety of Twenty years together, and to refuse settling the Duchy of Lancatter on the accounting for them for twenty years Heir Apparent of the Crown, in the more, although the son was for the same manner as that of Cornwall is greater part of that time under the already settled on his Royal Highness ; greatest embarrassments-not to say and that the act by which this settlenecesfity.
ment shall be made shall also regulate Observing, in substance, that the King the mode in wbich the estates of both and the Parliament have both been mit. Duchies shall be managed, and the reled by Ministers who are no longer in venues of them- uplifted, and applied existence, he proposes a mode for ren• during the minorities of every future dering justice to his Highness without Heir Apparent. laying farther burthens on the people. « In return for this grant, I would After alluding at some length to the humbly suggest also, that it would be 41 per cent. West India duties, and proper his Royal Highness the present more briefly to the principality of Prince of Wales should grant an acWales, the earldom of Chester, the quittance of the debt now due unto dukedom of Ruthfay, and the barony him by the King and the two Houses of Renfrew (all of which, for certain of Parliament conjunctively. reasons, he rejects), he points out three “ The only objection to this arrangeunappropriated funds, out of either of ment which occurs to me is, that if, which lis Royal Highness may with during the minorities of future Heirs great propriety be indemnified. These Apparent, the revenues of Cornwall are,
and Lancaster both shall be accumu
lated for twenty years together, the si The Scotch Exchequer,
Heirs Apparent of the Crown may yielding (per ann.) 100,000 come to have, at the end of them, an 2. The Irila Hereditary Reve
income beyond the proportion which I
400,000 have suggested as the proper one be. 3. The Duchy of Lancaster
25,000 tween the possessor of the Crown and And timber valued at 200,000l. his Heir ;' but of that there would of these, he considers the latter as the be no danger; and Parliament might, best calculated for the indemnification and certainly would, on the Heir Ap. of his Royal Highness. He lays : parent's coming of age, proportion the
aid always granted on those occasions to we cannot deny that kis pamphlet dir. the quantum of accumulation made plays considerable ability, and is highly during a minority."
deserving of perulal by every one who Though the Author sometimes ex would with to form juk notions of the presses himself with a degree of warmth important question about to be canthat we think not altogether fuired to valled and decided in the High Court the Sober discullion of a legal subject, of Chancery.
A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writ- cludes, that though he is not war.
ings : addrejed to the Disciples of Tbo. ranted in looking upon the use of mas Paine, and wavering Cbriftians of carbonate of lime as a ipecific, yet that every Persuahon. With an Appendix, it appears to merit the utmost attentinn By ibe Rev. David Simpson, M. a. of the faculty, not only in cancers, but 8vo.
in various other obstinate fores. This This is intended for an antidote to pamphlet calls for the notice and atten. the sceptical spirit of the present age, tion of every medical practitioner. and contains much useful matter worthy of attention. Paine's objections to
The Gentleman's Guide in Money Negociathe Bible, the Itate of Church prefer
rions, and Banker's, Merchant's, and ments, and of Methodist Societies, non. Tradesman's Counting-boufe Aliftant. residence, patronage, and pluralities, the articles and canons, the liturgy, Contains many useful tables, which, and other public offices of the Church, from the examination of a few of them, are discussed, and cenfured or approved we believe to be accurate. according to the Author's judgment of them. Two Appendixes are subjoined : Mentor ; or, the Moral ConduElor of Youth the former containing thoughts on a from tbe Academy to Manhood : a Work. national reform ; and the latter the the Result of actual but painful Experi. reasons of the Author (who is now no ence candidly flated, and usefully adapted more) for resigning his preferment in to the Level of youthful Understanding ; the religious eitablishment of the coun being a Sequel to the Art of Teacbing, or try, and declining to officiate as a Mini communicating Inflruction, and digested iter in the Church of England. In on the same Principie. To which is added, the course of the work many amusing as an Incitement to the Study of it in anecdotes are introduced, which con. grown Youth, during their Hours of tribute to render the volume as enter Relaxation from Business, an Ejay ox taining as it is important.
the extensive Utility, Advantages, and The Spirit of the Public Fournals for 1801,
Amusement of Mathematical Lear.ing. Vol. V. Ilmo.
By David Morrice. 8vo. pp. 286. of the former volumes of this work We have with great fatisfaction pewe have
at various times given our opie rused this volume, and feel ourselves nion. The present is fully equal, if not bound, by the duty we owe to the Pubsuperior, to any that have preceded it. lic, as well as in justice to the Author, From it the manners,cuitoms, falhions, to say, that as a practical treatise for follies, and extravagancies of the times, the regulation of conduct in life it is will be better learnt than from any deserving of the most extensive circulaother source that can be pointed out. tion. The lessons which it inculcates
are, we are assured, founded on actual Cafes of Cancer ; with Observations on experience, and have, therefore, the ibe use of Carbonate of Lime in tbat strongest claims to attention; and there Disease. By Edward Kentish, M. D. is nothing dry, barthi, tedious, or in 8vo.
any way repulsive, in the Author's Dr. Kentish, in this pamphlet, gives style of illustration, the history and result of two cales in The work is deligned for the admo. this dreadful disease, one of which had nition and instruction of grown youth a fortunate termination, the other the about to leave school, whether dea contrary. He has in both instances signed for the university, the counting, disclosed with great candour the whole house, the public office, the army, or circumstances of each case ; and con. the navy ; but particularly for those.
who come under the description of enter on the busy scene of the world, apprentices: and we think that a parent if he do not enable him to avail himor guardian will but imperfectly dif- self of the affiliance of this Mentor. charge his duty to a youth about to
*Αυθις δε κίρκοι Τμώλον εκλελοιπότες,
Και Σαλπίων βεβωσαν όχθηρων πάγων. . 'He fables of antiquity, with which that country, which borders upon the
the former part of Cassandra's Umbri and the Alps. To this piece narrative abounds, are succeeded in of ancient history Virgil refers in these the latter by selections, not from fabu- lines : lous, but from true history. These Urbis Agyllinæ fedes;
Urbis Agyllinæ sedes ; ubi Lydia quon. selections are regularly arranged ac. dam cording to the order of time; and are Gens, bello præclara, jugis insedit inserted, as being not only antece
Etruscis. dent, but introductory to the war of 'Evdávst, which bears the sense of fudos, before us, respects Tyrrhenus and dormit, is probably a corruption from before us, respects Tyrrhenus and it. This word occurs only here ; and Lydia is not expressly named, but de perhaps not here, were the passage poted, as Cassandra's custom is, by its rightly restored. ?Eudávez pauzeou may towns, its river, and its lake. During devis nugèr
, dormiit apud receffum. the famine, that threatened to desolate his country, Atys prevailed on his sons induced me to hazard this conjec
The following words of Homer to emigrate, and plant a colony in
ture : Italy. Their emigrations, success, and settlements, are here celebrated. - Αχιλλεύς είδε μυχό κλισίης. . They entered Italy on its western side, Canter, in his version of the 1361 towards Liguria. The Ligurians are line, has inserted fuper, without any represented as a warlike people, who authority from the text. He seems are said to have sprüng from the giants to have considered to as governed of Thrace. The 'Thracians had spread of inèp understood. The word that themselves over different and distant governs adye is not understoon, but countries at an early period. Some of expressed. Both "Ou @pwr and trúyw are them had fettled in thefe parts of governed of πέλας.-χθόνα, την εξωσαν Italy. The brave Ligurians vigoure minas "Ope@pov, xai némas Tayar oxanpão oufly oppofed the progrefs of their Σαλπίων. . invaders. But the Lydians were ultimately vi&torious. "They took por This historical sketch is designed sellion of Agylla, of Pyfa, and of all and executed with a master's skill,
Enough is said on the subject to historians. To encourage this research excite curiofity, but not enough to formed no inconsiderable part of our satisfy it. For fuller information poet's design.
R. recourse must be had to the Greek
10. A new Comedy, in three acts, DRURY-LANE THEATRE closed for was presented for the first time, under
the season, with Twelfth Night and the title of “ BEGGAR MY NEIGH. The Flitch of Bacon. Between the Play BOUR ; or, A Rogue's a Fool," the prin. and the Farce Mr. Kemble came for- cipal characters of which were as fol. ward. In the name of the Proprietors, low : he returned thanks to the audience and Mr. Winnington Mr. MURRAY. to the Public for the patronage with
Henry Evelyn Mr. FAWCETT. which they had been honoured ; and
Mr. C. KEMBLE. in the name of himself and the per- Dalton
Mr. WADDY. formers, for the reftimonies of favour
Mr. SUETT. and ind gence which they had expe. Jemmy
Mr. DE CAMP. rienced.
Mrs. Winnington Mrs. EMERY.
The scene lies in a village near LonProprietors and Performers, for the don. Mr. Winnington, a merchant liberal patronage received from the of the most respectable character, is Public." The leason, he said, had brought, by the benevolence of his proved the most prosperous in the own temper, and tbe artifices of Dal. annals of the Theatre ; and he assured ton, an upstart man of fortune, into the audience, that every exertion thould great embarrassments. Dalton is the be made to merit a continuation of such son of a man who had been footman to diftinguithed favour.
Winnington's father, and owes his The Haymarket season opened the wealth chiefly to that connection. fame evening, with The Heir at Law Winnington's daughter, Harriet, is a and Tbe Review ; which were attended very amiable girl, and the object of by a numerous audience, and received attachment to Philip and Henry Evewith great applause. Among the per. lyn, the fons of an old friend of her formers engaged for this season are, father's. She is also beloved by Dal. Mr. Murray, Mr. Barrymore, Mr. c. ton, whose pretensions had been rejectKemble, Mi. De Camp, Mrs. St. Led. ed by Mr. Winnington. Harriet her. ger, Mrs. Harlowe, and Mifs Howells. self prefers Henry. The two brothers 28. A Miss Norton made her deo is grave, studious, and humane; Henry
are of very different dispositions. Philip but at the Haymarket, in the character is wild and dilipated, but, with all his of Amelia Wildenbaim, in Lover's Vows, levities, pultelies a good heart. Dalton and displayed a degree of merit that is employed by Henry to manage bis obtained much applause. We understand that she is the daughter of Mrs. has availed himself of the opportunity
pecuniary concerns, and the former Norton, a very useful actress in the of enriching himself by every posible Covent Garden Company.
artifice. A large sum is owing by JULY 6. Mrs. EMERY (mother of Winnington to Henry; and as Dalton the Comedian of that name), from the has the controul over the property of York Theatre, made her first appear- the latter, he revenges himself on Winance at the Haymarket, as Dame Ash- nington by an execution on his pro. field, in Speed tbé Plough. She acquitted perty, founded on Henry's claims. The herself with great credit, and was much family of Winnington are therefore applauded.
thrown into the utmost distress and