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may suit the meridian of Paris ; but is The grief-wrung female, for her infant very much at variance with our old. wild,

(child; fashioned notions in England.

Harrows each parent, and affects each The characters were extremely well Beneath your roofs her pi&tur'd anguith supported by the several performers ; glides,

[lides. and, though much disapprobation was And brings the int'rest to your own fireexpressed in various parts of its progreis, Britons, to whenu (tho adamant in it was announced for repetition, and has arms) since been frequenzly represente i. Domestic duties yield peculiar charms,

The scenery, drelles, and decorations, Who, were chole duties with less ardour Thewed a liberal fpirit in the Manager,


(Throne, and gave great fatista 'tion.

Might learn a sweet example from the It is a little singular, that there was no Give your applaule to-nighi ; at least be Prologue to the piece : the following Epi

inild:logue, however, was very highly ap. A Play, remember, is a Poet's Child ! plauded :

AUG. 6. For the benefit of Mr. BarryEPILOGUE

more, the Tragedy of Richard the Third

was prelented; the part of Richard being THE VOICE OF NATURE. performed by Mr. BLUETT, who on this Written by Mr. COLMAN.

occalion (according to the advertisement)

made his first appearance on any itage. Spoken by Mr. C. KEMBLE.

He is, we understand, a brother of Mr. TO strike the mind the Scenic Muse Barrymore's, whole real name, it seems, essays,

is Bluett. The new performer resembles And levels her attacks a thousand ways : his brother in countenance, but is rather Suspense, furprise, fad dirges, thrilling Morter, and much more portly. He polo airs,

(glares !-- selles a full, clear, and trong voice, and Di&tion that glitters, pageantry that appears to be a man of good feole ; but These are the Mule's feather'd'Mafis, he may rather be said to have recited he flings

[wings í Ricbar. with judgment, than to have To tickle judgment with the acrow's acted it. It was evident that he is well But when the Voice of NATURE acquainted with the text, which he deli.

prompts her art, [heart ! vered with force and precision ; indeed, She points the barb, and penetrates the in some pasiges, he gave novel readings, These cruths from heav'nly Nature which indicated mature reflection rather

Shaktpeare knew : [drew: than critical vanity. His chief delect She spoke-he echo'd ; he designid he was in his deportment, which wanted Born in Her Schoul, bright GENIUS the requisite eale and spirit, but which

from the bowers (with flowers ; indeed could not be expected in a mere Of FANCY wreath'd his cradle round theatrical novice. On the whole, how. Now, NATURE's pupil fled by No. ever, as a firit appearance, it was an TURE's dooni,

(romb. effort very creditable to Mr. Bluett, who, Leaves Taste to scatter laurel on his in parts of sententious dignity, inay beSince, then, our drama's fun can cheer come a relpectable performer, it he deterus yet

Piet, mine to adopt the theatrical profession. With beams of glory from his gol.len After the Comedy of The London May not a lowly Bard till catch a ray,

Hermit, a new Burletta and Ballet Dance, To light his feeble Iteps thro' NATURE's calied, “ THE FAIRIES' REVELS ; or,

Love in the Higblands," was presented for May not a lowly Bard adopt a tale, the firit time, the characters being all With truth and feeling fraught, tho' supported by children, as tollow : genius tail, [ftill prevail ?

MORTALS. And make the Voice of NATURE


Malter MENAGE. Where, where is Nature with more force Highland Boy Maller BYRNE. expreit,

(ther's breast? Old Man (Fa. Than in the fond, babe-plunderd mo

ther to the Master CRANFIELD. Where is a brcalt more dead to Nature three Girls) prov'd

[unmov'd ? Father AUSTIN Master TOKELEY. Than his who sees that mother's pangs


Malter GEROUX. That caule assails the human heart by Jane

(FORM : - Peggy

Mils C. GEROUX. Which pleads the ties of ALL IN HUMAN Liabel




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delighted consents to their union : and The Queen Miss TYRER.

they all go in, except Donald, who, recolFilm

Miss HOWELLS. le&ting the ring, attempts to regain it, Apparition Miss S. NORTON. and is Aruck with horror at the myfteriWitches, Goblins, Elves, &c. ous manner in which he is repelled.

Donald enters, muling upon the cir

cumstances of the ring ; Isabel comes to Scene, an open Country.--Enter Do. upbraid him for his absence ; he explains nald deploring the loss of Isabel, who to her the cause of it, which the holds (having left her father's house) comes lightly, and endeavours to ridicule his upon him unobserved. He proposes to fears. He rou ses bis fortitude, and seems her to fly with him from her father's to thake off his terror, when the myfteri. power, which she refuses, playtully keep: ous appearance presents itself to bim, ing him at a distance. At length he pointing to the ring. Donald is almost catches her in his arms, and her father, petrified with horror ; Isabel tenderly de: who has pursued her, detects them- mands the cause of it ; he points to the takes his daughter forcibly away, leav. Vision, which being invilible to her, the ing Donald in the utmost despair. He is protests it is fancy. The figure moves met by Film disguised as a Witch. The forward, and Donald's terrors increale. Old Man conveys Isabel home, and call. The Vision sings, ing her filters, Jane and Peggy (who welcome him), tells them of Ilahel's con.

“ Husband, husband, I've the ring, duet. They affect to be mocked. The

Thou gav'lt to-day to me ; Old Man takes Ifabel into the house, And thou'rt to me for ever wed,

As I am wed to thee." Jane and Peggy being left in the garden, a lignal is heard ; Malcolm appears on

[Here the Figure disappears. the top of the wall, and Peggy is sent to Isabel, who is not supposed to have watch the Old Man-Malcolm comes heard it, is shocked at Donald's apparent over the wall, and he and Jane dance a

terror ; imagines his brain is affected

; Pas Deux. Peggy returns, and informs them of me is endeavouring to crnvey hiin off ;

approaches him ; he sinks into her arms i the Father's approach. The Old Man they are stopped by the Hermit Austin, enters lifening, and enquires .who has

who fpeaks as follows : been in the garden ; they proteft their ignorance of any intruder ; he appears

“ Donald, attend ! repair at dead of night fatisfied, but moving Mumbles over Mal.

To the four cross-roads; and with keen

eit light, colm's bonnet. The Old Man fhew's it to them, and they are confused. (Here with one of mien terrific in the throng ;

Observe a train of Demons glide along, another fignal is heard from the wall.) Give her this scroll, perforce 'twill work The Old Man prevents his daughter from moving, and repeats it. Donald

your good ; comes over, and they are all detected. I'th' late ecliple I wrote it with my

blood." The Old Man asks the lovers what they can do to deserve their miltresies--Mal. Donald having obtained the talisman to colm dances; the Old Man leems plealed, break the charm, affectionately embraces and enquires of Donald if he can rival Isabel, and goes in quest of the Fairies. that. He, with modesty, contefes bis He enters the Goblins' cell, dilplays the inability. Isabel proposes to dance for tablet, the charm is broken ; the scene him, which is accepted. , She dances a flies in pieces, and discovers a magnifi. Pas Seul, “ The Blue Bell of Scotland, cent fairy palace, with Itabel and her with variations."

family ; and the Ballet concludes with The Old Man then asks Donald, as he dances by the various chaacters. cannot dance, what he can do to win his Mr. Fawceti, 'it seems, dramatized the daughter. Donald replies, that he on- ftory, and the music is compiled by Dr. dertands the sword, and will try a few Arnold. The overture is very pleasing, pafles with Malcolm, which is accepted. and the airs are chiefly from ihe molt Donald recollects the fairy ring, and, admired Scorch melodies. fearing he may lose it in the encounter, The piece is well got up in point of places it on the finger of a ftatue which scenery and decoration ; and the juvenile is in the garden. They fight, and Do. performers ftill continue to attract crowd. nald dilaims Malcolm. The Old Man is ed houses.

POETRY. your brink,


to MRS. IN A DANGEROUS ILL Flow on ye waveswhere drelt in

gorger NESS.

ous pride

(ate bow'rs, BY DR. DARWIN.

Fair Chatsworth beams amid her rose, DREAD dream! that hovering in the Spreads her fmooth lawns along your wil. midnight air, [ing head ; lowy lide,

[gilded tow'rs. Cla!p'd with thy dusky wings my ach, And crelts your woodlands with her While to Imagination's tartled ear,

IV. Tolla the flow beil for bright Eliza Flow on ye waves ! where Nature's wild: dead.

elt child

(floods, Stretch'd on her fable bier, the grave be

Frowning incumbent o'er the darken'd fide, (bolom bound,

Rock sear'd on rock, on mountain moun: A snow-white shroud her breathless

tain pil'd,

(of woods. O'er her wan brow its gather'd folds were

Old Matlock fits, and makes his crown tied,

V. [lands round, And loves and graces hung iheir gara

But when proud Derby's glittering spires

ye view, (currents drink, From those closed lips did softest accents Where his gay meads your Iparkling flow?

(dimples play? Oh! Tould Eliza prels the morning dew, Round that pale mouth the sweetett And bend her graceful footiteps to On this dull check the role of beauty blow? [day?

VI. And these dim eyes diffuse celestial Uncurl your eddies, all your gales conDid this closed hand unasking want re


(around, lieve,

[found? And, as your fcaly myriads gaze Or wake the lyre to every rapturous Bid your gay nymphs pourtray, with How sad for other's woe this breatt pencil fine,

[ground. would beave,

[port bound! Her angel form upon your filver How light that heart for ciher's trans.

VII. Beats not the bell again ! heavens do I

With playful malice from her kindling

(tears anew?

[paling stream, Why beave my lighs, and guih my

Steal the warm blum, and tinge your Unreal forms my frantic doubts mistake,

Mock the sweet tranfient dimple as the And trembling Fancy fears the vilion



And, as the turns her eye, reflect the true.

VIII. Dream! to Eliza bend thy airy Aight, And tell her, Darwent, as you murmur Go tell my charmer all my tender by,

[I burn, [night, How in these wilds with hopeless love How love's fond woes alarm the filent Teach your lone vales and echoing caves And steep my pillow with unpitied to figh,


And mix my briny forrows in your ODE TO THE RIVER DARWENT*.


ARWENT! what scenes thy wander-

ing waves behold, [they ftray, He who on treasure builds his joy As bursting from their hundred springs

May well ten thoutand cares employ! And down the vales in sounding torrents A Rustic, tir'd of homely fare, rollid,

[way. To PLUTUS thus addreis'd his pray's. Seek to the shining East their mazy “ O, thou ! whole treasures, yet untold, II.

Can blets me with a world of gold ; Here dusky alders leaning from the cliff Whole diamond throne, of luftre bright, Dip their long arms. and ware their Outhin'lt the fun's meridian light;

branches wide ; [bounding thith, Attend my plaint ! and grant me more There, as the loose rocks thwart my Than millions, to increase my store ! White moon-beams tremble on thy Make me in treasure to abound, foaming tide.

Tuin ev'ry shilling to a pound, , • Written near the source of the River Darwent, in the wilds of the Peak ia Derbyshire.


fears i




S 2

And, God of Wealth! my hopes ful.

THE MANIAC. filling,

BY DAVEY STIDOLPH. Turn ev'ry penny to a Milling !" The God attends--the prayer he grants, Loud the shouts of mad and fruitleso


(cries, And straight decrees him all he wants ! His coffers now with gold o'erflow,

Unhappy mirth, unmeaning causeless

The burst of laughter, and heart. piercing He lives in splendour, pride, and show:

groans, A title, too, he can't withstand,

the skies.

That rend the air, and seem to pierce And soon assumes the crimfon hand! Now all his friends around him throng,

Rough as the white-topp'd waves that The banquet lasts the whole day long i

foaming pour

(along, His time in midnight orgies flies,

On Thule's rude and wintry coaft And Neep furlakes his anxious eyes,

Wild raving, to th'un feeling desert air, For, lo ! the Fates his riches marr'i,

The fetter'd maniac raves his jarring And cross'd his fortune with a card!

song. His coffers now exhausted lay,

No plealing memn'ry left, forgotten quite And FRIENDS defert him ev'ry day ;

Connubial love, or parents'tender care; 'Till funk in grief and wild despair,

No sympathies like these his soul delight, Again to PLUTUS fies his pray'r !

But allis dark within, all furious black When thus the God, with just disdain !

despair. Dare you, with fair pretence, complain? Not so the love-lorn and distressed maid : When late you bent the suppliant knee, Her gentle breast no angry passion fires; I granted all you crav'd of ME ; Aghaft the stands a spectacle dismay'd, Nay, more! I gave you ev'ry charm With llighted vows possessid, and To keep life's hoary season warm ;

fainting loft defires. 'The Swain who bears bis humble lot She yet retains the anguish of despair, With relignation to his cot,

Each grief-drawn tear the hapless tid. Wants nought of me-my aid he spurns ; ings iell ;

(pray'r, His board is spread, his faggot burns ; To heaven she looks, but yet prefers no He's free from care, for ev'ry day

Ill-fated flower, alas! too soon the His labours all his wants defray ;

fell. But you—whom Fortune with d to bless,

Dead to the world, the cafts a heedless Now mock her charmıs in tatter'd dreis,


[and care ; And ftand, with felf.convicted face,

Now clouded o'er by fickness, time, The Glly emblem of disgrace !"

Woe in her tace, th' unceasing mournful Man lives for better or for worse ;


[tracted fair. His wishes oft may prove a curte !

Point out to pity's tear the poor

dir. SONNETTOTHE NIGHTINGALE Now sadly gay, of sorrows past the fings, ON HER DEPARTURE.

Some gleam of joy hath burst upun

her heart ; Apreu! (weet minstrel of the fylvan fhade,

Now ruminates unutterable things, Adieu! companion of the setting day! While busy Mem'ry acis its destin'd No more, wiien Evening veils the filent

part. glade,

(lay. She starts, the Aies, array'd in heav'nly Shall cottage-hinds admire thy dulcet

sheen, No more thy notes the fertile glens shall By contemplation of divinest kind. bless,

(pow'r; Who dares intrude upon the tender scene? Borne thro' the viewless air by Echo's Such tiriking truths relate as teach the Fled is that lay, which pierc'd the heart's mind. recels,

[hour. 'Tis he, the Momus of the Alighty train, And wak'd to love the rosy-tooted The blanket-robed mimic monarch What time bright Flora from her urn

fimiles ; mail throw

Big with conceit of dignity be reigns, The lovely anarinth and violet blue, And plots his frolics quaint, and unAgain thy note with tuneful sweets (hall suspected wiles. glow,

Laughter was there ; but mark the woe. And pay the forrows of thy fad adieu ! wak'd soul; [ruous groans Farewell, tweet bird ! I'll anxious wait How chang'd the scene, the wild impethat day,

(Auous lay. Give the knite, dæmons, or the poison'd Which brings once more thy soft mellia bowl, Aug. 10. E. S. To finidh miseries equal to your own.


Who's this wretch, with trembling hor- Alas! what profit is there in vain glory, ror wild,


Lgain ; Sunk in the emphasis of heart-felt Full 'riches, power, and momentary It is Devotion's ruind unhappy child, The smiling flower falutes the riling Nor can be feel, nor dares he ask re. morn,

(or pain: lief.

It springs untouch'd with anxious care Forgive, oh God of never-ending love !

How happy is the sprightly milk-white Those dreadful paroxysms of human


[wings ; (fmoaking flax, Among the groves to spread her airy Break not the bruis'd reed, quench not

How blest the lark, that ev'ry hour Nor e'er thy boundless tender care

leaves earth,

[lings. forego.

And then for joy fublimely roaring

'Tis resignation Virtue's balm imparts, To fuffer is the lot of this frail life, If mortals only rightly understood :

And life's a day of dread variety. Rivers are faithless, and the rocks are Oh! let us, then, forget this wretched

fare good. Atate,

But Fate's decrees are wile, are juft, And woo the joys of immortality.

D. S.


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the Sugar Drawback Bill, and to several LODGRENVILLEin a speech of other public and private Alts:

fome length, called the attention The Report of the Militia Bill was the House to certain points of the eccle- taken into consideration, and some addi. Lattical concerns of the country. He tional amendments, on the motion of particularly adverted to the Bill on that Lord Hobart, after a very long conversafubje&t in its progress through the Com- tion between his Lordship, Lord Carmons, respeting a hich, he contended, narvon, and other Peers, were agreed nothing decisive ought to be done in that House (the Lords) this Session, chiefly

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9. on account of the very advanced period The Militia Bill was read a third time, of it, and on account of the indispensable and passed. absence of nearly all the Bishops. He

After some conversation, the House argued, that nothing effe&tual could be divided upon the County Bridge Billdone on this head, unle's the plan came

Contents, 8 ; Non-Contents, 8. This froin, and was fupported by, Govern. being considered as a negative, the Bill ment, and that no plan could be effectual

was confequently lost for the pretent to its end, or founded in justice, which Sellions. did not go to augment the salaries of the lower orders of the Parochial Clergy.

THURSDAY, JUNE 10. A mort conversation ensued between

Lord Moira addrefled the House re. the Noble Lord, Lords Suffolk, Alvan. lative to his intended Bill for the amendley, Rolle, and the Chancellor ; which

ment of the Law of Debtor and Creditor ; last observed, that the House could not and stated, that under the present cire segularly express their opinion on the cumitances it would be impracticable to subje!, until the Bill in question Chould bring it forward this Sesions. corne up from the other House.


Lord Hobart presented a message from The Royal Alent was given to the his Majesty to the fame effect with that Election Bill, the Irish Navigation Bill, prelented by the Chancellor of the Ex


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