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stainless mirror, to receive and reflect every, he, taking them up again, and holding them to object in its utmost purity."
his ear, “how it knocks, and jumps, and struggles Göthe aus näherm persönlichen Umgange
But we are afraid the majority of our
unto life! I would call these transmutations readers are not so much interested in the dargestellt-Goethe represented from an
wonderful, if the wonderful in nature were not
that which occurs every moment. Be this as it intimate and personal Intercourse : character of this great man as we are our
may, our friend here must also see the sight. Posthumous Work. By Johannes Falk. selves. Goethe is, in truth, little known in
The insect will be out in a day or two, and it We heretofore made mention of the publica- this country, but by hearsay ; few of his
will be as fine a one as you have ever seen. I tion of this work, and promised our readers works have been well translated, and these
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Faust,' that they will find in this little vothe acute and observing mind of Falk, who lume a very interesting commentary on the meantime, let us place the box in which our
fair sylphide is still dressing herself in some for several years enjoyed the intimacy of principal portion of this modern divina commedia.
sunny window of the summer-house. There you Goethe, and lived in daily intercourse with
stand, my good, pretty child! No one shall him, we expected a work more abounding in The following is a pleasant specimen of hinder thee in this corner from finishing thy anecdote and personal_observations. The Goethe's mode of life and conversational toilet.'-—But,' resumed the lady, glancing at fact appears to be, that Falk, as a friend and powers, as well as of his views of nature :
the serpent, 'how can you bear such an ugly admirer of Goethe, thought it necessary to “One summer's day, in the year 1809, I found creature about you, and even like to feed it favour the world with a new defence of the him in his garden. He sat by a little table, on with your own hands. It makes me shudder author of "Faust,' against renewed accusa
which stood a long-necked bottle, containing a to look at it!' - Don't say a word !' answered tions of the immoral tendency of his writings,
lively serpent, which he kept feeding with a Goethe ;—(who although calm by nature, had no and of personal indifference to the political
quill, and made it an object of daily observation. objection to this kind of lively prattle ;)—then, fate of his country; and he has therefore
He said that it already knew him, as it always turning to me, he continued, Yes, if the seradduced only such facts as, in his judgment,
approached its head towards the edge of the pent would do her the favour to spin, and to tended to illustrate the peculiar disposition
bottle, when it saw him approach. "What beau- become a pretty butterfly, there would be nothing
tiful intelligent eyes!' he continued. With said about its horrible appearance. But, dear of Goethe.
such a head, it ought to have had many other child, we cannot all be butterflies and fig-trees " It is, no doubt,” says Falk, “a peculiar dis- | advantages ; but the clumsy writhing body would full of blossom and fruit. Poor snake! they tinction of his genius, that he, as it were, loses admit of no more. Nature has withheld hands neglect thee: they should look more kindly on himself, and, to a certain degree, dreamingly and feet from this oblong organization, although thee. How it lifts up its head, and looks at transmutes himself into the object of his imme- its head and eyes would have deserved them both. me, as if it knew that I was pleading its cause!' diate contemplation, whether this happens to The skeletons of many marine animals distinctly * Having said this, he began to lay aside be a human being, an animal, a bird, or a plant. show that Nature, in composing them, already his pencil and the paper on which he had been Nor can it be denied that Goethe's greatness, thought of a superior species of terrestrial ani- drawing all the while some fantastic landscape, both as a naturalist and a poet-his style, his mals. Very often, in the adverse element, she without interrupting himself in his discourse." sentiments, his impersonations, his originality, contents herself with a fish's tail, where she
But he was not always in this quiet conand, I would almost say, the whole weakness as would fain have added a pair of hind legs-in- templative mood : sometimes, when teazed well as strength of his moral nature—may be deed, where a sketch of them may be traced in
by trivial annoyances, he would break out explained by this intense attention to physical the skeletons.'
into a strain of invective as severe as it was phenomena. Often I have heard him, when he “ By the side of the bottle lay a few cocoons wished to abandon himself to such an investi- with caterpillars, which Goethe expected would
humorous. Our author gives an entertaingation, request his friends not to obtrude on shortly appear, as one could feel them move in ing instance of this. One day he found Goethe him the thoughts of others on the same subject, the hand. He took them up, looked at them in the garden, after he had just received the as it was a strict, undeviating maxim with him, very attentively, and then told his boy to take refusal of an actor to play that evening, when to repel in such a mood of mind every extraneous them into the house, as they would hardly come all the parts had been arranged :influence. It was not till after he had tried his out so late in the day. It was then four o'clock. "• Such insults,' he said, in great rage, (filling whole strength on a subject—when, as it were, he Acthis moment Madame von Goethe entered the another glass of wine, and making me sit down,) had placed himself opposite to it, and conversed garden. Goethe took the cocoons again from the 'I must submit to from people who, when they with it alone, that he would enter on the opinions boy, and replaced them on the table. 'How get in at one gate of Weimar, already look for of others; indeed, it delighted him to know what beautifully the fig-tree has got into blossom and the other by which to make their exit. I have long before him others had thought, done, or leaves!' she called from afar, as she approached been these fifty years a favourite author of the written, on the same subject. He would then us; then, after the usual compliments having nation you are pleased to call the German ; have candidly rectify his views in some particulars ; passed between her and me, she asked if I had for these twenty or thirty years been acting but would also rejoice like a child, when he seen and admired the tree closely. "Pray let privy-councillor, and must yet allow such fellows found that, by his own unbiassed efforts, he had us not forget,' she added, addressing her hus- to overtop me. The deuce take it! To be obliged, gained a new view of its phenomena.*** Our band, 'to secure it against the winter.' Goethe at my time of life, to play a principal part in old German magician (to speak figuratively,) smiled, and said, Pray, let her show you the such a tragi-comedy! You will tell me that has understood and explained much of the lan- fig-tree immediately, else we shall have no theatrical affairs are, after all, nothing but rubguage of birds and flowers. His Metamor- peace the whole evening. But it is really a fine bish—for you have looked pretty well behind phoses of Plants,' and · Doctrine of Colours,' are tree, and deserves to be taken care of.'—What the curtain and that I should act wisely to beautiful monuments of his calm spirit of in- is the name of the foreign plant,' resumed the throw up the concern at once.
But I answer quiry: they are filled with the inspired glances lady, 'which was lately sent to us from Jena ?' you, that the battery which a general has to of a seer, reaching far forward into coming cen- - You mean, perhaps, the large hellebore ?'- defend is also mere rubbish, yet he cannot give turies of science : so, on the other hand, his * Exactly: it is thriving wonderfully.'—'I am it up without also giving up his honour. You biographical sketches of Wieland and Voss, glad of it. In the end we may be able to make must not therefore think him particularly fond two characters so different from his own, suffi- a second Anticyra of this place.'— Here are the of rubbish, nor me either.' ciently display, not only his art, but his own cocoons too: have you not noticed anything yet?' “* But just posterity,' said I— Let me hear beautiful mind, which was able, like a clear - I had laid them aside for you. Look,' added I nothing of posterity,' said Goethe, interrupting
me hastily; 'nor of the public, nor of the justice “Goethe was, for a time, manager of an ama- On his way to London he dines at an inn, they may one day render to my efforts. I curse teur theatre at Weimar. Once, when the · Jea- and being something at a loss for an adventhe Tasso, because they say it will descend to lous Husband' was to be performed, the gentle- | ture, he looks at a romantic bar-maid, who posterity; I curse Iphigenia; - in a word, I man who was to act the lover was suddenly had a taste for sweet music and wandering curse everything which this public like in me. taken ill. A Saxon captain good-naturedly travellers : he sees at once that he can diffuse I know that they belong to the day, and the day offered to undertake the part, although he con- her beauties over a dozen stanzas: her looks to them ; but I won't live for the day. That is fessed that he had but little experience in such
are thus recorded :the reason why I will have nothing to do with
He went through the rehearsals very that Kotzebue, because I am determined not to
And then she gather'd up her silk attire, decently, and there was little doubt but that,
And placed the lights upon the polished table; lose even an hour with people who cannot sym- with the help of a good prompter, all would go Her well-turned form the sculptor might admire, pathize with me, nor I with them. If ever I
But when the poor captain actually And choose it for a model: soft as sable should succeed in getting up a work--but I am appeared before the audience, he seemed to lose
Was the black lash that veiled her glance of fire,
Flashing forbidden beams; would I were able too old for that-which should make the Ger- | all memory; still he contrived to halt on till To trace those subtle shades, half-love-half-hopemans curse me for some fifty or a hundred years the jealous husband was to rush in and stab Deep, fond, and melting as an antelope,to come, and make them abuse me at all iimes him. At this unlucky moment he forgot the Roaming, with its young mate, the desert wide :and in all places, that would be my great delight. catchwerd, and continued hemming for several
The soft, voluptuous swimming of the eyes
The small white hand--the lip like scarlet dyedIt must be something splendid which should minutes, while the furious husband was stand
The circling breast, formed to engender sighs produce such an effect with a public so callous ing between the side scenes with the uplifted In man's stern being: bave ye seen a bride, as this. There is at least some character in dagger, ready to strike. The captain was about Led to the altar, in her virgin dyes, hatred ; and if we did but begin once again to
When her becoming blushes, like a star made to begin bis part afresh, catchwords and all,
Light for her lover's heart? so beamed the bar-waid. show a character, be it in whatever it may, there when, on the advice of Goethe, the husband
He arrives in London : he had run away would be some chance of our again becoming a rushed in, and, by one desperate lunge, thought people. But most of us neither understand how to silence him. Not so- the captain stood like from the University, because some one had to love or to hate. They don't like me! The a wall. It was to no purpose that his adversary upbraided him with his birth ; and having faint word! I don't like them either! I have entreated him, in a low voice, to fall and die; nothing in his pocket, he enters into the never been able to please them. Above all, if, I have not got the catchword,' was the inva- police, and acquits himself so as to gain what after my death, my Walpurgis bag should be re
riable reply: At last Goethe, quite out of he calls the grim approbation of Sir Richard opened, and all the Siygian sprites, which I patience, called from behind the scenes: Stab Birnie. He sees many touching sights, and have shut up therein, should break forth to teaze him in the back if he won't fall-we must get
some merry ones; whatever he sees ke them as they have been teazing me; or if, in rid of him at all events. Upon this, the hus- draws. Here is one of his sad pictures : those the continuation of " Faust,” they should hit band, who had also lost his presence of mind,
who know London will perceive how mournupon the part where I let the Devil himself cried, with a voice of thunder, ‘Die, villain!' find mercy and pardon before God, — they and gave liim, at the same time, such a blow in fully correct the portrait is. will never forgive me the offence. For these the side, that the captain, unprepared for this
One bitter night he paced near Whitehall Stair ;
The bridge looked lone and tenantless; the lamps thirty years they have been plaguing them- attack in his flank, actually fell down from the
Cast o'er the murky stream a fitful glare, selves with the broomsticks on the Brocken, shock; upon which Goethe, fearing bis resus- Paling the gathered gloom; the vapoury damps and the cat's conversation in the witch's citation, instantly sent in four stout servants
Condensed upon his brow; whilst lonely there,
In dirt bedabbled drapery, that stamps kitchen, and have never succeeded in allego- with orders to carry him off, dead or alive, by
The carnaisinner, some poor straggler rovedrizing this dramatic humorous nonsense. Even main force."
Heart-struck aud faint-a victim that had loved. the ingenious Madame de Staël blamed me for
It was a bitter night-a bleak March nighthaving made the Devil too tame, in the scene The Natural Son. London: Simpkin & Rainy and raw– the fog crept to the bone: with God the Father : what would she say if she Marshall.
In the dini haze, she faded from his sight,
Leaning her head in anguish on the stone were to meet him again in a higher grade, even This is a singular work : amid much that is
Of the cold granite block; her brow-how whitein heaven !-On my asking what he meant by
How marble pale! why droops she there alone the Walpurgis bag, of which I had just hearů prosaic and impertinent, there is not a little
Sad and forlorn? moaning as one in dread,for the first time, he replied, with the assumed
true, free, vigorous poetry : amid many Her clouded eyes fixed on the river bed. gravity of a judge of Avernus, . It is a kind of rambling and incoherent things, there are It is not always his misfortune to find infernal bag, sack, cavity, or by whatever name passages of beauty and feeling worthy of
A desperate lady by a purling brook : you may choose to denominate it, originally famous names. Savage, in one of his happier
he sees one whose hopes are high and beauty destined for the reception of witch-scenes in moods, sang of · The Bastard,' and claimed
great, and takes a sitting of her in one of Faust. But, by degrees, as hell itself, which at for him a glory “like a comet's blaze"; in first had but one chamber, received the addi
her most alluring moments: we must admit like manner our author claims for his . Nations of the limbos and the purgatory, its desti
a bit of the picture :-tural Son’ a kind of meteoric splendour, and nation was extended. Every paper which falls certainly regards him as something more
His mansion stood adjoining Belgrare Square,
Ruled by bis widowed sister- Lady Freeling; into this bag, falls into hell, from which, as you ecstatic than if he had sprung, through per
Her autumn checks defied the test of care, know, there is no redemption. Indeed, I have
For scarce a wrinkle o'er her brows was stealing: a great mind to-day to throw myself into it: mission of mother church, from the sober
And she had one fair girl, famed for her hair, and, believe me, I should not get back again.
bed of marriage. If he meant that, as his For whom she felt some slight maternal feeling; There is a fire burning there, which, if it once hero had not the good fortune to come quite for virtue lends a lustre to the face.
And had ber tutored in the paths of grace, got vent, would consume friends and foes. I, regularly into the world, he had a right to
And Circe was she called- a wayward child, at least, would not advise any one to come too act irregularly when he was in it, there can That sought lone haunts, to list the seamew's call: near it. I am afraid of it myself.'” be no doubt that he has fulfilled his meaning
She read a language in the forest wild, Falk, however, gives us, as a specimen of the to the letter. The Natural Son' is a sad
And heard sweet music in the waterfall;
And prized rude scents, where savage vature smiled, contents of this mysterious bag (of which it is lad—wilful and wild—fond of roaming, and Rock.girt in solitude: the splendid ball
Of modern luxury she heeded not: hoped we shall soon see the whole), an abstract flirting, and gazing on curling love-locks
The main, the mountain, and the shell strewn grot, of a suppressed scene of Faust, in which the
and other tempting and picturesque matters,
Took captive her young heart: she loitered bours, doctor, having been induced by his“ infernal”
Seeking companionship with voiceless things ;
And loved to sketch the wilder sort of flowersfriend to pay a visit to the emperor, tires his chronicle of his historian : we shall now premajesty by his learned disquisitions on subsent Selwyn, the hero of the narrative, to the
To braid her hair with the blue heron's wings
Or watch the sun-god, in his golden bowers, lime things; but is relieved by the Devil, who reader, and follow him a little on his way in Fade like a gorgeous spirit, when he flings imperceptibly takes his place and shape, this weary world :
A cloud around him, as he sinks to rest,
Pavilioned in the chambers of the west.
Broad lands had Circe, bounding Tenby-bay,
And rich domains-her uncle's free donation ; in a very different key, à tort et à travers, till
And the wild thrush poured forth its plaintive song:
A gothic ruin, with stern turrets gray,
And some good rooms for modern habitation;
And there, with lyre and song, she wiled away,
Whole months,- and made an annual migration :
Her passions were as boundless as the sea,
And she herself - was like its billows, free.
Now it is the pleasure of the poet to make this young lady acquainted with the secret of the parentage of our friend with the number on his neck : she tells him, as he is rendering her some small service in the Park, that he is the son
Floating o'er fallow land, and meat, and floodcapital.
The deep enchantment of that twilight timeWe conclude with the following anecdote,
The stilly sounds that swept the wave and woodalthough Goethe plays but a secondary part
Pressed on his heart, attuning into rhyme
The sadness of his melancholy mood;
of Lord Glengyle; and she afterwards sends The smuggler starts from his lurking place music has been more fortunate than Irish him a note, commanding him to cast away and seizes her: of course, she screams-her poetry; while the affecting melodies of the his police livery, and ask for the situation of screams bring her attendant, who screams sister isle have been known and valued in secretary to her uncle, Sir Joseph Orme : also: the united oratory of both brings the every European country, the original words with all this he complies—is installed in this secretary, who happens, we know not how, to which they were sung have“ been buried new vocation-and has many opportunities to be most opportunely at hand; and as he in oblivion," and the few who spoke of them of seeing and admiring his young mistress. had been taught how to handle such despe- as valuable, treated with ridicule and conIt is also his good fortune to render her some radoes during his service in the police, he tempt. The chief cause of this anomaly is, requital for her kindness : one sultry day, in goes roundly to work with the seaman : the that the history of Irish minstrelsy is also the a sea-coast excursion near her uncle's coun- struggle is well given :
history of the Irish nation : in Ireland, as in try seat, it is her pleasure to bathe :Locked in close grip, as serfs their prowess try,
all the Celtic nations, the bards formed a disShe came alone, at the fresh day-light hour,
Straining and coiling, knee to knee they stood,
tinct class in the social economy, and posTo the cool bathing house; and cast aside Savagely wrestling for the mastery
sessed a definite rank in the state; music and Her shawl and mantle, as an opening fiower
Equal in strength-and seemiog bent on blood;
poetry were cultivated, not as refined amuseExpands upon the sun its beauties wide : She looked a lily in her water-bower,
Fierce as the leopard circled by the flood;
ments, but as instruments of government, As her bare breast was mirrored in the tide; And red they waxed with wrath, and pent their breath
and hence both attained a high degree of perEnriching the clear gulf with gleams of light,
Like foes who struggled in the strife of death.
fection, long before any other arts of social From her small feet the sandals she unbound,
Firm in his tread-athletic in his air;
life had arrived at maturity. When the AnAnd drew from her straight limbs the silken hose,
The Smuggler bad more brawn and bulk of liunb, glo-Normans came to coloni Ireland, they Unveiling the blue veins that, vine-like, wound
Rough as an Afric lion in its lair,
entered a country where all the habits and On Alpine tops: her bair dishevelled round
Swarthy complexion, and black clotted hair: customs differed essentially from their own; Floated in downy folds : graci-ful she rose, From his swoln veins, tense nerves, and quivering
and where the amalgamation of the settlers An Aphrodite--unadorned as Truth
knees, Beauty the only mantle of her youth. A sculptor might have modelled Hercules.
and natives was prevented by a concurrence She paused an instant on the fountain's verge, Fiercely they strove, and grappled hand to hand,
of circumstances, whose effects are still visible. Well matched in muscle, and in courage too; And with her foot the glassy surface stirred,
The bards, thus stripped of their influence, Moving in lustre through the rippling surge;
The ocean roamer made a desperate stand, Then plunging, timid as a fawn or bird,
And from his shaggy jacket, cursing drew
naturally directed all their efforts to re-estaDipped her bright brow, and breathless did emerge, A short spring dirk, for trading contraband
blish the independence of Ireland; the duty of Quick starting at some rustling sound she heard: The safest weapon; but his heels up flew
insurrection was the general subject of their It might have been the breeze the casement shook,
Ere he could raise an arm for human slaughter,
strains, incitement to vengeance the constant While she is indulging in this summer Then seized a table, and, with giant's might,
theme of their song. On the other hand, the Tore off the leg as he a twig would break,
local government, aware that the minstrels luxury, the sky darkened, the thunder mut- And his breath mustered to renew the fight;
were the chief leaders of “ agitation,” persetered, and a sudden storm came on-not
When the foiled Tarquin deemed it best to take
cuted them without mercy: in all the treaties Advantage of a mode that offered flight: much to the disquietude of the lady, it He sprang the casement-down the cliff and brake, made between the Irish chieftains and the seems : And pausing on the shingles, whistled shrill,
princes of the house of Tudor, it is expressly Circe, half naked, watched the tempest scowl, To call his lurking comrades from the hill,
stipulated that no protection should be given Her spirit mingling with the element;
With these verses the canto concludes : The roar of the roused sea- the screaming fowl
to poets and rhymers. The enormous mass, battling magnificent;
another is promised soon; we hope it will The great civil war of 1641, a war in all And the pent whirlwind's wild terrific howl,
have all the merits of the present with none its circumstances wholly unparalleled in the When the electric fire the fragments rent,Like choral music struck the mental strinys
of its defects. We have quoted such stanzas annals of mankind, was fatal to the race of That vibrated her rapt imaginiogs.
as seemed superior to their companions; and Irish bards. In the preceding century it was And flushed she sat, the Naiad of the place! our readers will see that they are worthy of
a maxim generally acknowledged, that a With an immortal beauty iu her mien ;
notice for their vigour and freedom. Vlad civilized nation had a right to the lands of a Her soaring mind was glowing in her face, For her tranced soul had with the tempest been
we desired to be severe, the poem overflows people that had not attained an eminent rank Had striven with the lightning in its race, with passages such as a stern and fierce critic
in the arts of social life; that the absence of A winged meteor. Had she mused unseen, loves to pour out his bitterness upon. But civilization was a fair pretext for withholding it mattered not ; but her dismantled form Had roused a spirit wilder than the storm.
we desire to be gentle with an undisciplined the rights of humanity. On this axiom the SpaThe spirit which her loveliness had roused glad that no name is to the work; because
mind and an unregulated taste. We are niards acted in Peru, the Portuguese in India, was captain of a band of smugglers; and the
and the English in Ireland; the test of civilized we are sure the author will, if he lives, write
manners was accordance with those of the lady contributed by her voice, as well as by much better; and he could not be otherwise her looks, to his enchantment: she sung a
invaders, a test that had at all events the merit than ashamed of some of the verses of the song that proved too much for him :
of being easily applied; and when swords and Natural Son.'
muskets were the instruments of argument, The Smuggler's Escape.
the comparison was of course settled in favour The sky grew dark, the dim moon waned,
of those who possessed the strongest powder The sea rose with the blast;
Irish Minstrelsy, or, Bardic Remains of IreThe canvas broad the cutter strained,
and the sharpest steel. But the war of 1641 land, with Poetical Translations. ColLoud creaked the quivering mast. A flint-lock flashed along the gale,
lected and edited by J. Hardiman, Esq.,
brought a new and more fearful enemy to It roused the watch on shore;
the “children of song:" the army that Crom
M.R.I.A. London: Robins. The rovers furled their gleaming sail,
well led to Ireland was composed of the And plied the musiled oar
We have been, for some time, anxious to wildest fanatics in the parliamentary ranksA rock beneath, stood the Rover.chief,
notice these very interesting and valuable men whom he was anxious to remove from Away from his ocean band; That signal shot soon brought relief,
volumes, which, though published in London England, knowing that they would be the For the boat was ably manned.
some months past, are practically as much most virulent opponents to his future usurpaA beacop light blazed o'er the dark,
unknown as if they had appeared in Siberia; tion! It is useless to tell how by the disunion From the cliffs the guard emerge;. The Smuggler saw his own wild bark,
but the pressure of novelty confined us within of the royalists--the treachery of OrmondLike a sea-bird on the surge.
limits too narrow to admit of bestowing on the foolish jealousies of the lords of the PaleWithin the deadly carbine's reach,
the • Bardic Remains' the attention they and the notorious insincerity of the unhappy The long black boat lay to
merit, and we deemed delay a less evil than Charles, this handful of enthusiasts became Then bounding down the dusky beach Rushed the leader of the crew;
an inadequate notice. The native literature of victorious. Their character, as enemies of He sprang-he almost touched the ware,
Ireland is less known to the people of this Irish literature, and indeed of literature of When a foeman crossed the sand, The crew strained every nerve to save
country, and to a large portion of the Irish any kind, is the only matter with which we They were struggling hand to hand.
themselves, than the literature of the Magyars, are concerned. Unexpected success changes The coast guard hurried on either side
the Frisians, or any other of the tribes ho- the nature of enthusiasm; in its place there When blood from the heart was spilt;
noured by the patronage of Dr. Bowring; in arises a stern spiritual pride, mingled with The Smuggler sprang knee-deep in the tide, With his sabre stained to the hilt;
that country, nationality has been too often hypocrisy, far more formidable, because far Shots poured around-slugs plashed the foam and too long regarded as criminal by the
more permanent, than the heat of violent As the seaboat dashed afar ; Three cheers for the reckless hearts that roam
dominant party, and the songs of the bards fanaticism. The Cromwellian invaders had The deep by the midnight star.
studiously discouraged and proscribed. Irish I been compared by their preachers to the