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flourished. There is, however, a “James Watt Chub," | for morning, Sandy Rankine, than wbom you will not which meets on the very spot where stood the house in find a more intelligent or a more obliging guide, will which Watt was born, the most illustrious man which knock lustily at your door, ere well the lark has roused Greenock has produced. Jenn Adam, the authoress of his brother choristers, or the coek his fellows of the “ There's nae luck about the house," was also a native of roost; and whilst you are buckling on your panoply, Greenock; and in one of the churchyards lie the remains Mrs Cameron is buckling upon Sandy's back a basket of of “ Highland Mary," immortalised by Burns. Neither most interesting contents. Having sallied forth, we cross is the fact generally known that it was in the arms of a the mouth of Glennevis and its forming stream, and we Greenock seamani that Nelson was conveyed to the cock pass the castle of Inverlochy, washed by a fine full river, pit, after receiving bis death-wound on the qaarter-deck from which it derives its pame. This castle, now in of the Victory, at Trafalgar. Greenock, too, has lately ruins, was one of the many strongholds of the redoubted produced several poets and men of literary character. family of Cumming, although tradition says, that in earlier Among these are Mr Mennons, the Editor of the Green times it was a royal sent; and there is something that ock Advertiser and the Literary Coronal,- Mr Steele, the bids the mind acquiesce without much questioning, in a author of the “Hope of Immortality," lately published tradition which places the palace of the Scottish me by Blackwood, —Mr Weir himself, and others.

narch at the base of the loftiest of his country's hills, and

in a district where the Caledonian Forest, sheltering the Some Account of the Life of Reginald Heber, 'D.D. bison and the boar, in its recesses, spread itself over

Bishop of Calcutta. With a Portrait: 12mo, pp. 239. mighty mountains, and mirrored itself in majestic lakes, Lundon." Simpkin & Marshall. 1829.

* But now.comes the tug of war, By a grassy steep This is a work of very humble pretensions. Indeed, In half at hout you are fatigued to faintness ; but ter

ascent you begin to climb Bennevis on its western front, when we read, in a preliminary notice, " These pages are compiled from the various reviews of the Bishop of Cal minutes' rest on one of those grey masses of stone that cutta's works, and are published without authority from here and there jut through the sward, restores you ;, and his family,” we were inclined to shut the book at once.

it is a fact which I cannot account for, but which all On second thoughts, however, it struck us that any me

hill-climbers will bear me out in, that after the first morial of such a man as Heber was valuable. Rising, gree. so painful and oppressive, 1 A few more beats and a

breathing you will not again suffer from fatigue in a de therefore, and taking a turn or two across the room, to few more balts, and you have ascended what is calied regain that equanimity of temper which the suspicion of a fagrant instance of book-making had somewhat ruffled Bennevis

' Resting-hill. It is rather the steepest, but by

far the smoothest part of the ascent. You now cross a "Even in tranquillest climes,

boggy plain of some extent, in which there is a lake and Light breezes will ruffle the flowers son

a thousand rills, heard incessantly, but scarcely ever seen, some times"

so buried are they under the long heather and the swollen we proceeded to read the volume with our paper cutter. mossy earth. » Having traversed this landing place in We perused with pleasure the extracts from the Bishop's the l'itanic staircase, you are called upon again to put Russian and Indian Journals, and, as we anxiously col- a stout heart to a stay brae," for long and rough is the lected the few biographical facts thinly scattered through path which lies above you. Your course leads up by the the pages, we anticipated the gratification we should find side of a stream, gelid and srystalline, that rushes in a in bestowing our best attention on the full nemoirs of thousand cataracts down the hill. You now begin to this truly Christian gentleman and scholar which will feel that you must bid farewell to the vegetable, and enter shortly appear from the pen, we believe, of Mrs Heber,

the mineral kingdond. No plants are to be met with ex

cept some of the hardiest and most alpine or aretic of MISCELLANEOUS LITERATURE.

the grasses, mosses, and saxifrages. Even these are few

and far between, and nearer the summit they disappear BENNEVIS, AND ITS ADJACENT SCENERY.

altogether. This want of vegetable life is chargeable, no A TOURIST'S SKETCH.

doubt, in a great degree, upon the pitiless exposure, but Fort-William is a military station, calculated fully as partly also, and ia no small measure, on the want of soil

. much to excite the smile as the terror of the foe; but to For two miles next its summit, the surface of the bill the lion-hunter, the village which lies beneath its cannon is wbolly covered (I had almost said slated), with large has every thing to recommend it; for, besides affording loose, fragments of stone. They are of a dark him a good inny, a good bed, and a good dinner, he will loured clay-stone porphyry, very hard and sharp-edged; find radiating from this comfortable centre, inány objects which last character (one that the visitor will hardly fad worthy of his attention. Among these are Glencoe, alike to remark), becomes more striking as you approach the interesting and alike terrific in its natural scenery and in summit of the mountain, as if the stones farther days its associated recollections-Moidart and Lochiel, where bad suffered some process of attrition in their descent * Prince Charles first raised bís standard, and where the About a mile from the highest peak there is a spring, trustiest and noblest-minded of his adherents ruled, above which no water is to be found, and around which Glenroy, with its parallel road, the Caledonian Canal, a thousand disjecta membra," give the hint that here and Neptune's staircase, which will turn his thoughts it is oustomary for the aspirant to leave his stores till from the vast achievements of natue, to one of the most his return.a, Here, then, do we deposit our fowl, eur stupendous of the works of man,--and lastly, Bennevis, loaf, our kebbuck ;-but, most venerable and renerated of which we are about to speak more at length immedi- greybeard! here do we not deposit ther. He who sails ately. When of these objects“ meditation has had its fil),” along a mountain's breast, knows too well the virtue that he has only to take his place aboard a steam-boat, land is in thee to trust thee, anywhere save near, his heart; be steered either northward, through locks and lochs of and when we stand on the pinnacle of the loftiest of fame, or southward through that striking, archipelago King George's bills, shall not our loyal lips pronounce his

all and Iona, where Columba kept alive the sacred flame of nours ? Shall we not give a cheer to our good Admiral religion and of learning, amid dark and stormy times.. from his own top-gallant head?,?! , 7.,!

Though the sweetest of sunshine may be in the vales, Well, we have at length reached the summit; and, it is scarcely during more than one day in the week that gentle reader, or rather, sweet-dellow-traveller, we hope the broad summit of Berinevis is altogether free from you are not overmueh fatigued.,. We now stand upon » clouds; and the travelling party miust wait patiently at long, narrow, irregular piece of table-land, horribly gasi Fort William till a suitable day appear. On the wished- ed by the Corries. These are the sinuosities of a tre



mendous precipice, which forms the north side of the the large room of the Argyll Arcade, the other their comountain, and which certainly is the most striking feat lumns, with or about them. Never was there so much ture it presents. Its height is 2000 feet, and it scarcely written on so small a matter, and, on the whole, well declines from the perpendicular. Launch over it one of written too. All our Glasgow newspapers, save one, these hard blocks of porphyry, you will hear a hundred rusbed into the field, and had each their favourites. The wild echoes, and see smoke rising from a hundred jatting criticisins in-sbe Chronicle, surmised to be from the praccrags, but in that smoke the substance of the stone is dis- tised pen of a member of the Dilletanti Society, were, in sipated, it never reaches the bottom of the cliff. Many general, happily conceived, and tersely, perhaps too terseand varied, and far asunder, are the objects over which ly, expressed; but they were based on notions of art es. our eyes caur range. We see at once the Atlantic and the sentially correct. A young writer of talent, disguising German, the Western and the Eastern oceans. The himself in broad Seoteh, for the puxpose of saying shrewder Linnhé Loch, beginning at the bill's foot, rans far, far things, followed the classical criticThe Free Press and south wurd; a painter would say it was foreshortened, for its able editor entered with enthusiasm, but at perhaps the hilly isles which gorge it at its junction with the As too great length, and with too friendly and gentle a spl lantic, forty miles away, seem just beneath our feet rits into the merits of nearly every picture, and found reThere is something grand in looking down upon a thou- deeming points in them all. The Times was more eclecsand Hill-tops, as now we do in common with the eagles tic, and this year had no favourites. A young litterateur Far in the west, overtopping many intervening chains, from Edinburgh, at present connected with the Courier, are the singularly abrupt and ragged hills of Coolin, in has distinguished that paper by very clever criticisms Skye.' To the south, Ben Cruachan, a two-headed giant, with the most of which I agree, saving that which attackstands conspicuous; and, in the east, springing gracefaled my friend Henderson, who has one of the best porand conical from the margin of Loch Tay, Benlawers, traits in the Exhibition. As to the Herald, it is the ex"above the rest in form and posture proudly eminent, ception to which I alluded, and, I think, fitly and prostands like a tower.” Here and there through a niche in perly so. Its honest and excellent editor, though himthe sombre mountains, you gain a glimpse of some silvery self an accomplished scholar, and a man of taste, has alcurrent glittering down its narrow valley, or of the broad. most a contempt for the prattle about les beaux arts,

er sheen of some expansive lake. Severul patches of snow, and objects of virtû, which so often makes up the whole I like the remains of wreathes, sparkle in the shaded places, of the pretensions of travelled connoisseurs and would* and with handful of these it is a pleasant July occupa be dilletanti respecting the beautiful ; and, assailed on

tiori tó pelt each other. The chill air, however, which every side by the solicitations of the partisans of exhibita at first was grateful, after the exertion of ascent, is soon " to give some space to," _“to look favourably on,felt piercing and painful, and we shall therefore not pro say something kind of," $c. &c., he has stoutly, perhaps tract our stay. B 3

grufily, refused to meddle with a nest of hornets such Our descent, including a proper allowance of time for as congregated artists frequently are.

This is all very and doing justice to bur basketful at the well, will not occupy well for one Journal, but it would never have done had a à one-third'so lorig as our upward struggles - It is on the second 'stood out in the same way. The originality of si southern part of the mountain, and by a route of much resistance would then have been no more. - But now for * more uninterrupted steepness. You are soon impáradised our very brief coup-d'ail of the catalogue the rosé leaf

in Glemevis, with a warm atmosphere around youp a | added to the filled-up and brimming cup. soft sward beneath your feet, and for your companion The' Edinburghi artists have this year shown much

down the glen, a sweet stream, with a fringe of fields and more of their temper than their talent to us. They cerde trees. Twenty minutes' walk conducts you to the rin tainly do not all seem to have the mildness of the Kid.

from which you started in the morning. The last effort. One of their number took the pet, last year, because be of the day is a scramble who shall have the sofa. And as was presented with a piece of plate instead of money; and you enjoy your siesta there, and are gratified by the sym-his brethren, in most disinterested “ love for art," table, you find that it is full eight hours since you set out diffusing a knowledge of its principles,” have not sent,

on yonr excursioni, and you begin to wonder whether it this season, rhalt-a-dozen pictures to aid in civilizing us - be possible that you are not somewhat tipsy after having Baotians) Aberdeen is too far north for the indulgence

gulped your quarter of a quart of mountain 'dew. Besa of such folly." "A Me Giles, resident there, has sent an ia tisfied that at its proper level the liquid has no quality of inconceivable number of pieces from his own penoil, and un poison, and be assured, that without its kindły aid, "you alt of them clever. Some of them, indeedy are excellent ; could not have scaled the capitol."

but just because so inany from the same hand are to The height of the mountain, I need scarcely add, “is choose upon; I presume, not one of them has found a pur4380 feet. It is shapeless and huge, and from no point chaser ! Not fewer than a round dozen of amateurs are of view is the form it exhibits fine. It was in the middle exhibitors, with very diversified talents tindeed. - The of July we'ascended it, and we were told that during the water-colour drawings of Mr Davie, tand the oil pictures, seuson only twelve adventurers had preceded'us, and that chiefly marine pieces of Mr. C. Hutcheson, are very creditamong these there were two or three courageous fuir ones. able; as are some beautiful pencil-sketches, particularly We were pleased with the spirit of an English gentleman one of: Doune Castle. However, the politeness of the who, we were informed, had a few weeks before left the hangmen" of the Society, as the picture committee are steam-véssel at Port: William, where she lies' over night facetiously called by all artists, is, with many of the pieces previdies to entering the canal, had seen the rising of the of+- amateurs, much more conspicuous than the severity midsommer 'sun from the top of Bennevis, and resumed of their taste it 130343 344" e$? 813 19 484•1 bis place on board before the boiler' had begun to hiss. I bosThere are, I think, three sets of gems in the Exhibi

we om bumi tion w. One comprises Glover?s-landscapes; the second, PINE ARTS IN GLASGOW:'**70 mois Barber's , and the third, Graham's portraits.According

to the relative appreciation of these which have all posiEXHIBITION OF PAINTINGS.

tive and admitted should judge of the taste of The rage for criticising our Second Exhibition of the a critic in the arts.s. Glover's pieces appear to me to be Works of Living Artists having somewhat subsided, I exactly in landscape painting what Chantrey's works are feel inclined to shy word or two about it and thenis. If in sculpture, showing that which is beautiful in Nature the grandees of Glasgow be apathetic respecting sculpture with intense sympathy and great power, but without exand painting, it cannot be said that either the publio or aggeration and without searing into the purely ideal. the conductors of the press are so. The one have filled Barber, on the other hand, looks at Nature through a Claud

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Lorrain glass. His painting is like Arabian poetry--all heightening and protrusion of the brow has been intro. sunshine and roses. It is delicious to dream of such sunny duced with good effect. . The only detail that we feel in. skies and landscapes brightly green. It would be very clined to object to is the right arm, which is not sufitedious to live beneath the one, or amid the other. As for ciently rested on the neck of the horse, and leaves in conGraham, he will be the Titian of Scotland, when he for- sequence a feeling of exertion in the mind of the spectator, gets that Titian, and Guido, and Carlo Dolce, lived. At at variance with the general impression of the statue. The present, wherever he can, he makes his sitter--however execution of the whole, however, is classical and highly Caledonian in reality - Italian in attitude and air ; and his tipished. The female figure is represented sitting on a glimpses of landscape are recollections of the Val d'Arno, block of stone, the head bent forward and depressed, as if rather than of the Lower Ward of Lanarkshire. It is a looking at a vessel she holds in her hands. It is naked glorious fault, but he will amend it.' Henderson, Gib- except the legs, around which some drapery is wrapped, son, M'Nee, and perhaps Ross, are all good portrait There is great beauty of form in this statue, and a fine painters, but not surpassing. Gibson is a fine colourist ; fleshy effect. The arrangement of the drapery is perhaps Henderson, a minutely faithful and fastidious copier of a little too finical.--The figure of the child is, we have Nature. This is well ; but he is also equally so of tables no doubt, a successful likeness, but there is nothing partiand chairs, and this stiffens his pictures. He bates glare cular about it.-- The best busts are, that of a gentleman, too, and he paints in dingy reds anđ russets ; but he has near the child, and that of a lady, on the chimney-piece, capital stuff about him. M‘Nee promises to be- nay, is beside the female figure. There is a bust of a lady, beside a bold and admirable sketcher; but he is, as yet, too the child, to which Mr Campbell seems to have wisbed to sketchy. His chalks are excellent; and, in a year, he will give a high finish, but which he has made formal, and renwork closer into his canvass. Mr Ross is surely clever ; dered the outlines too shary and cutting. but this season he has not been very successful in any From these remarks, our readers will be able to gather thing but getting to be Professor of Painting in Ander- that we think highly of Mr Campbell's talents ; although sou's University. We have several pieces from that cle- we must decline pronouncing a definitive sentence on him, ver artist, William Brown, who delineates so well the until we have opportunities for a larger induction, palaces of Scotland. They are unequal, but none of them below par. That his superb view of Dundonald Castle

* THE DRAMA. should not have sold, is surprising. Donaldson, another Glasgow artist, makes rapid strides,-Fleming a Green

Madame Vestris concluded her engagement of twelve ock one, has made them. Bonar and Paterson send from nights on Thursday evening. The houses she drew Were Edinburgh the eleverest figure pieces in the Exhibition ; | in general respectable, though not either crowded or brilbut the latter asks too much for his, considering his pre- liant. She has not made a great impression in Edinburgh, sent standing. Ten guineas is no bad proffer for his and the general opinion unquestionably is, that she is but Boys Swimming." I made it, but no purchase. The a second-rate actress, For our own part, we have seen sales, however, have on the whole been good. One gen- no cause to deviate from the sentiments we expressed last tleman-A. M'Lellan, Esq.-bas distinguished himself Saturday. In a very inferior line of parts, she is gracegreatly by his liberal and tasteful selections. We could ful and clever, and this is all the praise to which we deem say to many that we wot ot, “ Go thou and do likewise." her entitled. As to her singing, we have been told that

her“ Cherry Ripe” is superior to Miss Noel's. We deny

the fact ; but even though it were the case, why, in Hez MR CAMPBELL'S STATUARY.

ven's name, bring her into comparison with Miss Noche Last week we announced to our readers that Mr whose style of singing was entirely different, and of a Campbell's model for a statue of the Earl of Hopetoun, far higher order ? One verse of Miss Noel's “ Kathleen had been placed in the exhibition rooms of the Royal In- O'More," or of any of her Scotch ballads, was worth all stitution. Since that time, some other pieces of sculp- the Cherry Ripes” Madame Vestris ever chanted. ture, by the same artist, have been added. The hurried There was soul and feeling in Miss Noel's songs ;—there and unsatisfactory manner in which we were formerly is nothing but a little glitter and a little execution in those able to notice the principal work, and the additional ma- of Vestris. In one word, she knows how to do a smart terials now supplied for forming a judgment of Mr C.'s thing, but she has little or no conception of anght beyond. talents, have induced us to return to the subject.

In a dramatic article in the Scotsman of Wednesday The works of this gentleman at present in the rooms of last, we find the following passage in reference to what the Institution are, the statue of Lord Hopetoun, a female we and others have said of yestris :-“ Certainly the tone figure, a child, and five busts. The statue of the nobleman assumed by some of our critical brethren is not calculated is colossal. His lordship is represented in a Roinan dress, to attract the visits of the Metropolitan actors; which we the toga falling in simple folds over the left arm, the hand are sorry for, not only on account of the privation we Lay of which holds his sheathed sword. The right hand, thereby suffer in our theatrical amusements, but for the holding a bridle, rests on the mane of his hovse, which injury it may occasion to the interests of the Theatre itstands direotly behind him, its head depressed, and, as it self. In this instance, received as Madame Vestris bas were, rubbiug on one of its fore-legs. His countenance is been by the public, with applause and approbation, we turned a little to the left, and looking down on the spec- hope she will not suffer the opinions of a few individuals tator. The outline, from the depressed head of the horse to prevent her returning to us; for, in the present dearth along its neck, up to the head of the human figure, is of dramatic talent, the loss would be serious, not only to easy; with regard to the descending live on the other side, us, but we suspect also to the Theatre." Now this is the protrusion of the animal's haunches breaks it into two, sheer nonsense. In criticising an actor or actress, we do in a manner not quite so satisfactory to the eye. The not, in the first instance, care one furthing whether our head of the horse we almost ineline to pronounce perfect, remarks may frighten the metropolitan actors, or be de! so fine is its form, so expressive of life and fire, with its trimental to the pecuniary interests of the Theatre here. starting eyeballs, its swelling veins, and the conformation | We are anxious only to state what we feel to be just reof its mouth champing on the bit. The bends of the fet- garding the individual in question ; aud, we are well locks in the legs upon which it is planted are highly aware, that if we conscientiously observe this rule, eur expressive of elasticity. The whole figure of the horse is criticisms, however severe they may sometimes be, will ne good. The attitude of the Earl is natural, unconstrained, deprive us of a visit from one really clever actor, and so and dignified. A likeness to the original has been retained far from injuring the Theatre, will ultimately do it a in the countenance, but not so slavishly as to interfere most important service, by pointing out to the manage, with the effect of the statue as a work of art. The idea ment those, persons who are most likely to be receive

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By the late Alexander Balfour.
Poor, reckless bird ! you'll rue the hour
You rashly left your wiry bower ;
Untit on feckless wing to scour

Alang the sky;
Though, like the lark, you hope to tower,

And mount on high.

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The Edinburgh Theatrical Fund Society are to have a public dinner early in the ensuing year, for the benefit of the Fund. This society, of whose plan and purposes we highly approve, has existed since the year 1819, but was remodelled upon a more comprehensive scale in 1827. Our readers will not have forgotten the splendid public dinner which took place upon that occasion, attended by upwards of three hundred gentlemen, with Sir Walter Scott in the chair. It was, perhaps, the most memorable public dinner which has ever been seen in Edinburgh, for it was there that the Author of «

Waverley" 'first spoke to his countrymen, and said, “ I am the man;"_and when the youngest who were present are old and grey, it will be something for them to tell their grandchildren that they themselves saw the iron-mask removed from the wizard's face, and heard from his own lips the confession of his immortality. To a certain extent this event was extrinsic to the occasion, but it is enough to hallow with delightful' associations any subsequent dinner of the same society. We have no doubt, therefore, that whether Sir Walter Scott, or the Duke of Buccleuch, or Lord Elcho, or any one else, be in the chair, the meeting will be numerous and brilliant. We are glad to know that the affairs of the Fund are in a prosperous condition, supported principally by the annual subscriptions of non-resident members, and by many handsome donations which have been received from various quarters. The resident members do not exceed fifteen or sixteen, and consist of the most respectable portion of the company here, who contribute each one shilling a-week during the theatrical season. The affairs of the society are managed hy a committee, consisting of Messrs Pritchard, Denham, G. Stanley, and Mackay, the latter acting as treasurer. Mrs H. Siddons and Mr Murray are the trustees, in whose bands are deposited the funds for behoof of the society. The annual subscription to non-resident members is two guineas ; and the benefit to be derived from becoming either a resident or non-resident member, is thus expressed in the schedule of " Rules and Regulations : :-“ Any Member of this Society who shall have regularly contributed to its fund for the space of seven years, shall, on being incapacitated by aut, or infirmity, to exercise his or her duties as an

or actress, be entitled to an annuity of forty pounds from the Society, unless his or her independent income shall exceed forty pounds per annum, in which event the annuity given by this Society'shall suffer an abatement equal to such excess. But should any part of that additional income be derived from the industrious exercise, by the claimant, of any faculty or talent, then the claimant shall be allowed half of the annual sum só saved to the fund," To this is added another' rule: * Any Member of this Society who shall have regularly contributed for seven years, shall, upon attaining the age of sixty, if a male, and of fifty-five, if a female, be entitel to claim upon the ground of age,"it being understood that no person who is above the age of forty-five at the time of application can be admitted a member. It is perfectly clear that the objects of the Society are in the highest degree benevolent and useful, and ought to meet with every proper encouragement. In the words of Sir Walter Scott, -" It would be ungrateful and unkind were those who have sacrificed their youth to our amusement, not to receive the reward due to them, but be reduced to every kind of hardship in their old


Who can think of poor Falstaff going to bed without his cup of suck, or of Macbeth feeding on bones' as marrowless as those of Banquo?" 'We shall be glad on all occasions to Land our assistance towards forwarding the views of the Theatrical Fund Society.

Old Cerberus.

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Though summer blooms in beauty rare,

List to the music that cheerfully floats I fear you'll dine but bauchly there ;

'Mid the sparkle of wine and mirth, You canna feed, when fields are bare On hips and haws,

As the lark up to heaven from earth!
Or scart and scrape for coarser fare,

But if a lone harp, that once answer'd to joy,
Like corbie craws.

There hangs untouch'd, unstrung,

Think of the soul whose bliss you callid forth,
November winds will nip the flower,

Whose chords you so wildly wrung!
Then comes the cauld and pelting shower,
And shivering in the leafless bower,

Then go to the palace of light and song,
Wi' droukit wing,

Smile with the young and the fair !
You, while the dark clouds round you lower... My spirit is with thee in that bright throng,
Forget to sing.

To bless and to guard thee there!

But come when the fever of pleasure is past When freezing winds around you bla',

Once more to my silent bower; O'er glittering wreaths o' drifted sna',

When my soul bas fled to its home at last,
And robin bides in sheltering ha',

Then think of the harp and the flower!
Wi' hardy form,

I fear your chance, poor bird, is sma',
To bang the storm !

But you will never see that day,
Ne'er shiver on the naked spray,
For lang before the leaves decay,

Our readers will be glad to learn, that a third volume of the Cs
Some hapless morn

binet, or the Selected Beauties of Literature, is in preparation. It To ruthless hawk you'll fall a prey,

will be published in monthly Parts; and, from the acknowledged Your plumage torn!

taste of its editor, Mr Aitken, there is every reason to believe that it

will be, if possible, a still more delightful volume than either of the Was't Freedom, say, or Pleasure's name,

two which have preceded it.

One of our enterprising Edinburgh publishers has the fallring That lored you frue your cozie hame?

new works in preparation ;-An Historical Account of Discoveries Whichever, I can bardly blame,

and Travels in North America ; including the United States, Canada, Though you'll repent it;

the shores of the Polar Sea, and the Voyages in Searek of a North For wiser folk have done the saine,

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original Journals, Correspondence, and other Papers, brought from Leave Albion's fair and fruitful plaini

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der Prince Potemkin, in the celebrated Russian Campaign agaiast For bliss to be :

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ber of the Royal Medical, and Royal Physical Societies of Edmbunghe He dream'd of Scotia in his sleep,

Illustráled by Engravings. 12100.-Oliver Cromwell, a Poem, la Still fondly dear;

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same Author. Or waking, turn'd to sigh and weep

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In one thiek volume, demy Sva, illustrated by numerous Engravings

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the guidance of persons having the management of a household of Go to the palace of light and song

either great or small extent; and containing useful rules for the gå Smile with the young and the fair!

neral government of a family; with 'a 'simple and comprehensive My spirit is with thee in that bright throng,

system of Household Accounts, and valuable directions for etkactual To bless and to guard thee there!

ly checking the many impositions practised upon respectable fanile Leave me to silence and thought alone,

by servants, &c. The whole deduced from forty-five years' practical And sorrow my guest shall be ;

experience, by a Grandmother.

The Athenaid, or Modern Grecians, a Poem; with Notes charseSince joy cannot lighten my eyes when thou'rt gone,

teristic of the manners and customs of the Greeks and Turks, by They shall glisten in tears for thee.

Henry J. Bradfield, is announced.

Sir Walter Scott's forthcoming History of Scotland, from the ea Gaze on the forms full of life and grace

liest historic records down to the union of the crowbs, is not like the That fit through the gay halls by,

series of the Tales of a Grandfather, avowedly selected and adapted Read the glad soul in each radiant face,

for young persons, but was undertaken with a different view, and for As in streams we may read the sky;

a different class of readers. It is intended to forma a part of the His But if in the wreaths round their brows that twine,

tory of England, Scotland, and Ireland, in six small cetava volumes, A pale drooping ftow'ret you see, mas mesma which we have already announced-Şir James Mackintosh being en. Think of my heart that was wither'd for thine, 137 Baged for England, and Moore for Ireland, which work he will coro And read it an emblem of me!

14 smo semence as soon as he publishcs his, long-promised Life of Byron, not

nearly ready.

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