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Professor of Mineralogy and Geology, at

Where shall we our great Professor inter, the University of Oxford.

That in peace may rest his bones ?

If we hew him a rocky sepulchre [From a Correspondent, who sends it, we

He'll rise and break the stones, presume, as a copy, but without saying And examine each stratum that lics whence it is taken.)


For he's quite in his element under." 1.

V. Mourn, Ammonites, mourn o'er his fu- If with mattock and spade his body we neral urn,

lay Whose neck ye must grace no more, In the common alluvial soil, Gneiss, Granite aud Slate, he settled He'll start up and snatch those tools your date,

And his ye must now deplore.

Of his own Geological toil !
Weep, caverns, weep, with filtering drip, In a stratum so young the Professor dis-
Your recesses he'll cease to explore,

For mineral veins and organic remains

That embedded should be his organic No stratum again will he bore.

renains. II.

VI. Oh! his wit shone like crystal! his Then exposed to the drip of some caseknowledge profound

hard'ning spring From gravel to granite descended ; His carcase let stalactite cover, No trap could deceive him, no slip could And to Oxford the petrified sage let us confound,

bring Nor specimens true or pretended; When he is incrusted all over, He knew the birth-rock of each pebble There, 'mid mammoths and crocodiles, so round,

high on a shelf,
And how far its tour had extended. Let him stand as a monument raised to

His eloquence rolld like the deluge re-

Which Mastodon carcases floated ;
To a subject obscare he gave charms so [From Parry's Welsh Melodies, Vol. II:

the words by Mrs. Hemans.]
Young and old on Geology doated ;
He stood forth like an out-lier, his hear-

ers admiring

The harp is hush'd ou Mona's shore,
In pencil each anecdote noted. And mute the voice of mystic lore,

And the deep woods lie low !

And foams and sparkles for awhile, Where were the Dark Isle's * vengeful And murmuring there subsides to rest. gods,

Thus man, the sport of bliss and care, When thus their shrines and dread

Rises on Time's eventful sea; abodes

And having swellid a moment there, Received the insulting foe ?

Thus melts into Eternity. Who shall recal the Druid seers, They that could lift the veil of years ? The home is silent 'midst the slain, PARAPHRASE ON PSALM cxxxvii. And I alone on earth remain,

1. On the wild winds to pour one strain, A dirge for Mona's woe!

The daughter of Babel shall sit in the

dustII. The stars on Mona's rocks look down,

Her splendours of triumph be sadden'd

with tears, And far Eryri's † mountain-crown, And ocean's glitt'ring ware;

She shall mouru o'er the rampart, no But those, who track'd, with gifted eyes,

longer her trust,

The blood of her race shall atone her Their burning pathway through the skies, Lie slumbering in the grave!

arrears, There, too, shall rest the lore sublime,

For she pour'd upon Zion the vials of The secrets of primæval Time;

woe, For Mona's guardian Powers are fed,

And she scoff'd at her sons in the land of Her oaks have bow'd their crested head :

the foe. Take me, ye dwellings of the dead,

II. Homes of the wise and the brare !

We sat by the streams on the willowy

brink, TO A FRIEND.

We gaz'd on our harps as they silent

hung near, (From the Literary Gazette.) We thought upon Zion—'twas painful to Brother in soul! O who can break the

think, bond,

We heard the proud harlot — 'twas, That twines thine image with my hopes

madness to hear ; and fears ?

Come, sing, said the scorner, a song of It is not fancy's ardour, wildly fond,

your mirth, Nor transient intercourse, that thee The song which ye sang in the land of

endears ;But thoughts, pursuits and feelings, that

III. respond In tried reality; and checquered years

Ye desolate scenes, yet as beauteous as Of prov'd regard; with Faith, that looks

dear, beyond

Ye glories, the light of our harp and Vain Reason's prospect through this

our song, vale of tears.

Who can revel in mirth while shedding Eternity shall crown our perfect love ;

a tear? Life is too short for friendship such as

Who can smile at remembrance of

ruin and wrong? ours : Ah! still together may we onward rove

Or shall we sing of Zion-the city laid Through the brief scenes of time's few,

low, fleeting hours,

In the days of our grief, in the land of Until, together gently loos'd from this,

our foe? Svar our freed spirits to a world of bliss !


We'll think upon Zion--but not as she STANZAS

isWritten during a Marine Ercursion in Her increase of glories which yet are August, 1821,

to be:

We'll sing of the Lord-her restorer of By T. MOORE, Esq.

bliss ; See how beneath the moon-beam's smile We'll praise her avenger-how blessed Yon little billow heaves its breast;

is he!

Who will give unto Babel the cup which * Anglesea, or Mopa, from its thick

she gavewood of oak was anciently called the The shrieks of the childless, the groans Dark Island.

of the slave. Eryri-the Suowdon mountains. Chichester, Jan. 26, 1822. F. S.

your birth.


1821. Dec. 30, at Fryston Hall, near of hearts and mind could be perfect only Ferrybridge, Yorkshire, aged 49, the Rev. among those who “ have taken sweet T. LUCAS. He was seated with his fami- counsel together, and walked to the house ly at breakfast, apparently in excellent of God in company.” He thought it nahealth, when he suddenly dropped from tural, that “ they who fear the Lord his chair and expired without a groan or should speak often one to another" of a sigh. He had discharged, for many the subjects included in their noblest years, the duties of domestic chaplain to knowledge, and counected with their Mrs. Milnes, and was formerly minister most valuable hopes. Consistently with of a Presbyterian Chapel, at Morley, these views of religion, the whole temper near Leeds.

of his mind was deeply devotional; and while this temper infused a truly evange

lical spirit into his public services, it 1822. Jan. 18, in Bedford Place, proved itself, in his manners, conversaafter a long and most painful illness, tion and whole character, to be entirely Mrs. HEYWOOD, wife of Mr. Sergeant removed from all affected or unseasonable Heywood.

gravity. His presence was never any restraint upon cheerfulness; yet it was

always felt to be the presence of a reli31st, at Nottingham, in the gious man. With a gentle, but effectual 30th year of his age, the Rev. HENRY firmness, he never failed to withhold the TURNER, one of the ministers of the approbation of his countenance, at the congregation assembling in the High- first step beyond “the limits of becoming Pavement Chapel in that town. Of the mirth.” Nor was he restrained by any private sorrows awakened by this early unchristian awe of talents, or learning, removal of a son, a brother and a hus- or eloqnence, from more directly and forband, it is enough for those to speak, cibly opposing a sophistical argument, or who, in the sacred retirement of a rebuking a sceptical sneer. The constant mourning home, can soothe each other union of steady principle with amiable by remembering how deservedly the pu- manners, peculiarly fitted him to be the rity of his mind, the integrity of his prin- companion and friend, as well as the ciples, the sweetness of his temper, and public instructor ; and, happily, he had the tenderness of his heart, secured their every encouragement, both in his own highest esteem and warmest lore. Nor dispositions and those of his congregais it necessary, in the page which will be lion, to make the social circle, and still read by those who knew him as their more the fireside, auxiliary to the pulpit. friend and former fellow-student, to re- He was truly the pastor of his flock, peat, what their own hearts have already They were to him a sacred and beloved told them, of his claims upon their lasting trust. They were all, both rich and poor, and affectionate remembrance. A subject those to whom he was, by every means more properly belonging to the public in his power, to prove himself a friend remains in his character as a Christian and brother — " á helper of their joy" pastor. It may truly be said of him, –a soother and comforter of their sorthat “ he had prepared his heart to seek row-a strengthener of their hope-and the law of the Lord, aud to do it, and a faithful guardian of their true and to teach in Israel statutes and judg- everlasting interests. It will be in ferred, ments." He had completely that first and and it will be most justly inferred, that great recommendation of a religious in- he took an earnest and active part in all

structor, a deep feeling, as well as a firm their benevolent plans and useful insti• conviction, of religious truths. He could tutions; and how valuable his assistance,

not understand why the best and noblest how kind his care had been felt, was gift of God to man, should not enter into secn in the anxiety manifested during his our highest enjoyments, and consecrate illness, and in the tears which were shed our sweetest affections. He beheld in at his grave, by the companions and religion an inmate sent down from hea. objects of his labours. Whatever, inven to gladden our homes, to mingle a deed, could be done by a grateful and gentle and cheerful wisdoin with our affectionate flock to shew their value for social converse, and to speak continually their pastor, has been done in their kindto our friendships the promise of immor. ness to himself while living, and their tality. He believed that the purest union unfeigned sympathy with his mourning


family. They who know what that kind- the list of the Petitioning Clergy in 1772, ness was, and how delicate and respectful communicated by V. M. H., XVI. 15. have been the attentions prompted by that His principles, as from this circumstance sympathy, cannot but feel that, even in might be expected, were very liberal, aud this world, it is no mean reward of a on his occasional visits to the metropolis, faithful minister, to live so beloved and he was accustomed to unite in worship to die so lamented.

with the Unitarians. For the sake, we J. G. R. doubt not, of greater usefulness, he con

tinued his connexion with the Church of Feb. 24, at his house in Stratton Street, England and with its associations, and at the age of 87, THOMAS Courts, Esq. amongst the rest, the Bartlett's Buildings' the banker, who, in the course of a long Society for promoting Christian Knowlife of active exertion, had amassed im- ledge. He published and most freely dismense wealth. He was familiar and re

persed valuable tracts and practical serspected in the highest circles of society,

mons: of some of the latter an account

We believe he reand has left muniwers to lament him who is given, VII. 643. were benefitted by his charities, which printed, for gratuitous distribution, Bi. were habitual and eminently generous, shap Lowth's admirable Visitation SerHis family consisted of daughters, for

mon. His charity was ever ardent and whom he formed the most honourable active, flowing from pure Christian priualliances : oue is Lady Burdett, (the wife ciples and a kind heart.

He was con of Sir Francis,) auother, Countess of nected with the Royal Humane Society, Guildford, and the third, Marchioness of some of whose papers he was accustomed Bute, who is now in Italy, on account of to carry in his pocket, in order to give her health.

away as warnings against fatal accidenis, or as directions as to the conduct to be

observed on their occurrence. In proof, Supplementary Obituary. of his Catholic spirit, it may be added,

that he was accustomed for several The Rev. John Charlesvoorth, M.A. whose death is recorded, XVI. 735, is books out of his library to Dr. Williams's

years to make occasional presents of entitled to further notice, and we request Library in Red-Cross Street. some correspondent to farour us with a memoir of him. His name appears in


Address from the Friends in Ireland whose right it is to rule in the hearts of

to George the Fourth, King of the the children of men. United Kingdom of Great Britain We feel bound by the ties of duty and and Ireland.


gratitude to fidelity and attachment to

thy government. We are also bound by May it please the King !

the stronger ties of the Christian princi. Is having been the will of the Almighty ples, which teach us submission to those to remove, by death, thy royal father, in authority, and first to the King as suand to permit thee to ascend i be throne of this realm; we, thy dutiful and faith- We look back with satisfaction to those ful subjects in Ireland, of the Society of advances in the cause of humanity, and Friends, commonly ealled Quakers, de towards the amelioration of the state of sire thus to approach thee; and, bearing mankind, which took place in the reign in remembrance the long and eventful of our late King ; during which an act reign of thy revered father, the recollec- was passed, abolishing that great eril, tion of whose many virtuts is precious to the African Slave-Trade. And thy royal us, we gratefully ackuowledge the kind father encouraged, by his example, the disposition he eviliced toward us as a so- zeal and efforts of his subjects in promociety; bolding, as we do, some religious ting the diffusion of education, and the sentiments different from his other sub- general dissemination of the Holy Scripjects: thus exhibiting his feeling for con- tures : from this the good effects hare scientious scruples, and erincing thereby extended to peighbouring nations, and his own religious consideration and ac- even to those that are remote. kuowledgment of the power of Him, We offer thee our respectful congratu

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