1777, and immediately recollected, came on manded the intention of giving this order, and jard, along with others, from different islands endeavoured to persuade the people near me not the vicinity. They were desirous to see the to persist in such acts of violence; but it was to ip, and, on being taken below, where the no effect; for the constant answer was, “Hold ead-fruit-plants were arranged, they testified your tongue, Sir, or you are dead this moment." 'eat surprise. A few of these being decayed, The master had by this time sent, requesting e went on shore to procure some in their place. that he might come on deck, which was permit The natives exhibited numerous marks of the ted; but he was soon ordered back again to his culiar mourning which they express on losing cabin. My exertions to turn the tide of affairs eir relatives; such as bloody temples, their were continned; when Christian, changing the ads being deprived of most of the hair, and, cutlass he held for a bayonet, and holding me hat was worse, almost the whole of them had by the cord about my hands with a strong gripe, At some of their fingers. Several fine boys, threatened me with immediate death if I would it above six years old, had lost both their litile not be quiet; and the villains around me had igers; and several of the men, besides these, had their pieces cocked and bayonets fixed. irted with the iniddle finger of the right hand. Certain individuals were called on to get into The chiefs went off with me to dinner, and the boat, and were hurried over the ship's side;

carried on a brisk trade for yams; we also whence 1 concluded, that along with them I was it plantains and bread-fruit. But the yams were to be set adrift. Another effort to bring about

great abundance, and very fine and large. a change produced nothing but menaces of havne of them weighed above forty-five pounds. ing, my brains blown out. tiling canoes came, some of which contained The boatswain and those seamen who were lo it less than ninety passengers. Such a number be put into the boat, were allowed to collect them gradnally arrived from different islands, twine, canvas, lines, sails, cordage, an eightat it was impossible to get any thing done, and-twenty gallon cask of water; and Mr. Sa. e multitude became so great, and there was muel got 150 pounds of bread, with a small

chief of sufficient authority to command the quantiiy of rom and wine; also a quadrant and hole. I therefore ordered a watering party, compass; but he was prohibited, on pain of death, en employed, to come on board, and sailed on to tonch any map or astronomical book, and any Inday, the 26th of April.

instrument, or any of my surveys and drawings. We kept near the island of Kotoo all the The mutineers having thus forced those of the ternoon of Monday, in hopes that some canoes scamen whom they wished to get rid of into the ould come off to the ship, but in this we were boat, Christian directed a dram to be served to sappointed. The wind being northerly, we each of his crew. I then unhappily saw that eered to the westward in the evening, to pass nothing could be done to recover the ship. The ruth of Tofoa ; and I gave directions for this officers were next called on deck, and forced vurse to be continued during the night. The over the ship's side into the boat, while I was aster had the first watch, the gunner the middle kept apart from every one abaft the mizen-mast. atch, and Mr. Christian the morning watch. Christian, armed with a bayonet, held the cord his was the turn of duty for the night. fastening my hands, and the guard around me Hitherto the voyage had advanced in a course stood with their pieces cocked; but on my daring 'uninterrupted prosperity, and had been attended the ungrateful wretches to fire, they uncocked ith circumstances equally pleasing and satis-them. Isaac Martin, one of them, I saw had an ctory. But a very different scene was now to inclination to assist ine; and as he fed me with ! disclosed; a conspiracy had been formed, shadock, my lips being quite parched, we exhich was to render 'all our past labour pro: plained each other's sentiments by looks. But ictive only of nisery and distress; and it had this was observed, and he was removed. He en concerted with so much secrecy and cir- then got into the boat, attempting to leave the imspection, that no one circumstance escaped ship; however, he was compelled to return. betray the impending calamity.

Some others wore also kept contrary to their On the night of Monday, the watch was set inclination.

I have described. Just before sunrise, on It appeared to me, that Christian was some nesday morning, while I was yet asleep, Mr. time in doubt whether he should keep the carhristian,

with the master-at-arms, gunner's mate, penter or his mates. At length he determined on nd Thomas Burkitt, seaman, canie into my cabin, the latter, and the carpenter was ordered into nd, seizing me, tied my hands with a cord be the boat. He was permitted, though not without ind my back; threatening me with instant death opposition, to take his tool-chest.

I spoke or made the least noise. I never- Mr. Samuel secured my journals and commission, eless called out as loud as I could, in hopes with some important ship-papers ; this he did | assistance; but the officers not of their party with great resolution, though strictly watched. ere already secured by sentinels at their doors. He attempted to save the time - keeper, and a t my own cabin-door were three men, besides box with my surveys, drawings, and remarks for le four within ; all except Christian had inos- fifteen years past, which were very numerous, ets and bayonets; he had only a cutlass. I was when he was hurried away with-Damn your ragged out of bed, and forced on deck in my eyes, you are well off to get what you have.”. hirt, suffering great pain in the mean time from Much altercation took place among the mutinle tightness with which my hands were tied.ous crew during the transaction of this whole n demanding the reason of such violence, the affair. Some swore, “I'll be damned if he does aly answer was abuse for not holding my tongue. not find bis way home, if he gets any thing with The master, the gunner, sargeon, master', mate, hin," meaning me; and when the carpenter's nd Nelson, the gardener, were kept confined chest was carrying away, “Damn my eyes, be clow, and the fore-hatchway was guarded by will have a vessel built in a month; while Entinels. The boatswain and carpenter, and others ridiculed the helpless situation of the 180 the clerk, were allowed to come on deck, boat, which was very deep in the water, and here they saw me standing abast the mizen had so little room for those who were in her. last, with my hands tied behind my back, under As for Christian, he seemed as if meditating deguard, with Christian at their head. The hoat-struction on himself and every one else. Nain was then ordered to hoist out the launch, I asked for arms, but the mutineers laughed ccompanied by a threat, if he did not do it in- at me, and said I was well acquainted with the tantly, TO TAKE CARE OY Himsele.

people among whom I was going ; four cutlasses, The boat being hoisted out, Mr. Hayward and however, were thrown into the boat, after we Ir. Hallet, two of the midshipmen, and Mr. were veered astern. amuel, the clerk, were ordered into it. I de- The oflicers and men being in the boat, they

only waited for me, of which the master-at-arms, of these alone I should gladly have taken him with informed Christian, who then said, “Come, Cap- me. But he had always borne a good character

. tain Bligh, your officers and men are now in When I had time to reflect, an inward satisthe boat, and you must go with them; if you faction prevented the depression of my spirit. attempt to make the least resistance, you will Yet, a few hours before, my situation had been instantly be put to death ; " and without further peculiarly flattering; I had a ship is the best ceremony, I was forced over the side by a tribe perfect order, stored with every necessary, bath of armed 'raffians, where they untied my hands. for health and service; the object of the eyes Being in the boat, we were veered astern by a was attained, and two-thirds of it now completed

. rope. A few pieces of pork were thrown to‘us, The remaining part had every prospect of se also the four cutlasses. The armourer and cess. It will naturally be asked, what still be carpenter then called out to me to remember the cause of such a revolt? In answer, Ian that they had no hand in the transaction. After only conjecture that the mutineers had izred having been kept some time to make sport for theinselves with the hope of a happier te these unfeeling wretches, and having undergone among the Otaheitians than they could posibly much ridicule, we were at length cast adrift in enjoy in England; which, joined to some less the open ocean.

connexions, most probably occasioned the vale Eighteen persons were with me in the boat, transaction. The women of Otaheite are handthe master, acting surgeon, botanist, gunner, some, mild, and cheerful in manners and ca boatswain, carpenter, . master, and quarter-ma- versation; possessed of great sensibility, and ster's mate, two quarter-masters, the sail-maker, have sufficient delicacy to make them be admired two cooks, my clerk, the butcher, and a boy and beloved. The chiefs were so much attached There remained on board, Fletcher Christian, to our people, that they rather encouraged their the master's mate; Peter Haywood, Edward stay among them than otherwise, and even made Young, George Stewart, midshipmen ; the ma-them promises of large possessions. Under there, ster-at-arms, gunner's mate, boatswain's mate, and many other concomitant circumstanees, i gardener, armourer, carpenter's mate, carpenter's ought hardly to be the subject of surprise that crew, and fourteen seamen, being altogether the a set of sailors, most of them void of conserim, most' able men of the ship's company. Having should be led away, where they had the power little or no wind, we rowed pretty fast towards of fixing themselves in the midst of pleats, the island of Tofoa, which bore north-east about one of the finest islands in the world, when ten leagues distant. The ship while in sight there was no necessity to labour, and where the steered west-north - west, bat'this I considered allurements of dissipation are beyond any a only as a foint, for when we were sent away, ception that can be formed of it. The stat, “Hozza for Otaheite!" was frequently heard however, that a Commander could have expecad. among the mutineers.

was desertions, such as have already happened Christian, the chief of them, was of a respect more or less in the South Seas, and not an ad able family in the north of England. This was of open mutiny. the third voyage he had made with me. Not- But the secrecy of this mutiny surpasses de withstanding the roughness with which I was lief. Thirteen of the party who were now vih treated, the remembrance of past kindnesses me had always lived forward among the sand produced some remorse in him. While they were yet neither they, nor the messmates of Chris forcing me out of the ship, 1 asked him whether iian, Stewart, Haywood, and Young, had me this was a proper return for the many instances observed any circumstance to excite raspicioa he had experienced of my friendship ? He ap- of what was plotting; and it is not wonderful peared disturbed at the question, and answered, I fell a sacrifice to it, my mind being entirely with much emotion, "That-Captain Bligh-that free from suspicion. Perhaps, had marinen be is the thing-1 an in hell-1 an in hell." His on board, a sentinel at my cabin-door nicht abilities to take charge of the third watch, as I have prevented it; for I constantly slept with had so divided the ship's company, were 'fully the door open, that the officer of the sad equal to the task. Haywood was also of a re- might have access

to me on all occasions. 11 spectable family in the north of England, and a the mutiny had been occasioned by any print young man of abilities, as well as Christian, ances, either real or imaginary, I must be These two had been objects of my particular discovered symptoms of discontent, which wall regard and attention, and I had taken great pains have put me on my guard; but it was far ether to instruct them, having entertained hopes that, wise. With Christian, in particular, I was as professional men, they would have become a the most friendly terms; that very day, be *** credit to their country. Young was well re- engaged to have dined with me, and the Art commended; and Stewart of creditable parents ceding night he excused himself from suppine the Resolation from the South' Seas in 1780, we i felt concerned, having no saspicions of his in the Orkneys, at which place, on the return of with me on pretence of indisposition, for which received so many civilities, that in consideration honour or integrity.


--The sunbow's rays still arch

He who from ow their fountain - deellip The torrent with the many hues of heaven. (p. 359.

raised This Iris is formed by the rays of the sun Eros and Anteros, at Gadera. over the lower part of the Alpine torrents: it is exactly like a rainbow, come down to pay a The philosopher lamblicus. The story of the visit, and so close that you may walk into 'it :

-raising of Eros and Anteros may be found in this effect lasts till noon.

his life, by Eunapius. It is well told.

(p. 361.

-She replied

-The giant-sons In words of dubious import, but fulfilled.

of the embrace of angels.

(p. 366.

“That the Sons of God saw the daughters of The story of Pausanias, king of Sparta (who men, that they were fair." mmmanded the Greeks at the battle of Platea, “There were giants in the earth in those ad afterwards perished for an attempt to be- days; and also after that, when the Sons of God ay the Lacedemonians), and Cleonice, is told came in unto the daughters of men, and they

Plutarch's life of Cimon; and in the Laconics bare children to them, the same became mighty | Pausanias the Sophist, in his description of men which were of old, men of renown.”—Genesis,

chu vi, 3. 4.



I mote the tardy bishop at Treviso.

(p. 376.

Then, when the Hebrew's in thy palaces. (p. 410. An historical fact.

The chief palaces on the Brenta now belong

to the Jews, who in the earlier times of the A gondola with one oar only. (p. 379. Republic were only allowed to inhabit Mestri, A gondola is not like a common boat, but is and not to enter the city of Venice. The whole

easily rowed with one oar as with two (though commerce is in the hands of the Jews and I course not so swiftly), and often is so from Greeks, and the Huns form the garrison, otives of privacy, and since the decay of Veice) of economy.

Thou den of drunkards with the blood of princes

[p. 410. They think themselves

of the first fifty Doges, five abdicated-five Engaged in secret to the Signory. (p. 388. were banished with their eyes put out-five An historical fact.

were MASSACRED—and nine deposed ; so that

nineteen out of fifty lost the throne by violence, Within our palace precincts at San Polo. besides two who fell in batile: this occurred

(p. 398. long previous to the reign of Marino Faliero. The Doge's private family-palace.

One of his more immediate predecessors, Andrea

Dandolo, died of vexation. Marino Faliero him"Signor of the Night.”. [p. 400. self perished as related. Amongst his successors, “I Signori di Notte" held an important charge Foscari, after seeing his son repeatedly tortured a the old Republic.

and banished, was deposed, and died of breaking

a blood-vessel, on hearing the bell of Saint Festal Thursday.

[p. 403. Mark's toll for the election of his successor. “Giovedi Grasso," "fat or greasy Thursday," Morosini was impeached for the loss of Candia; hich I cannot literally translate in the text, but this was previous to his dukedom, daring as the day.

which he conquered the Morea, and was styled

the Peloponnesian. Faliero might truly say, Guards ! let their mouths be gagg'd, even in

“Thou den of drunkards with the blood of the act.

[p. 403. Historical fact.

princes!" Say, conscript fathers, shall she be admitted ?

(P. 405

A P P E N D I X. The Venetian senate took the same title as he Roman, of “Conscript Fathers."

I. 'Tis with age, then.

[p. 409. This was the actual reply of Bailli, maire of

MCCCLIV. 'aris, to a Frenchman who made him the same MARINO PALIERO, DOGE XLIX. eproach on his way to execution, in the earliest art of their revolution. I find in reading over “Fa eletto da quarantuno Elettori, il quale since the completion of this tragedy), for the era Cavaliere e Conte di Valdemarino in Trivirst time these six years, “Venice Preserved," giana, ed era ricco, e si trovava Ambasciadore

similar reply on a different occasion by Re-l Roma. - - E così a di 11. di Settembre fu aalt, and other coincidences arising from the creato il prefato Marino Faliero Doge. E suobject. I need hardly remind the gentlest reader, bito furono spedite lettere al detto Doge, il quale hat such coincidences must be accidental, from era a Roma Oratore al Legato di Papa Innohe very facility of their detection by reference cenzo VI. ch'era in Avignone. Fu preso nel

so popular a play on the stage and in the gran Consiglio d'eleggere dodici Ambasciadori loset as Otway's chef-d'æuvre.

incontro a Marino Faliero Doge il quale veniva

da Roma. E giunto a Chioggia, il Podestà mandò Beggars for nobles, panders for a people! Taddeo Giustiniani suo figliuolo incontro, con

[p. 410. quindici Ganzaruoli. E poi venuto a S. Cle. Should the dramatic picture seem harsh, let mente nel Bacintoro, venne un gran caligo, adeo he reader look to the historical, of the period che il Bucintoro non si poto levare. Laonde i! rophesied, or rather of the few years preced- Doge co' Gentiluomini nelle piatte vennero di ng that period. Voltaire calculated their inostre lungo in questa Terra a' 5. d'Ottobre del 1354. enemerite Meretrici" at 12,000 of regulars, E dovendo smontare alla riva della Paglia per rithout including volanteers and local militia, lo caligo andarono ad ismontare alla riva della

what authority I know not; but it is perhaps Piazza in mezzo alle due Colonne dove si fa la he only part of the population not decreased. Giustizia, che fu un malissimo augurio. E a' 6.

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armed troops round through the Gualandra- only ancient name remembered on the banto al heights to the right, so as to arrive unseen and the Perugian lake. Flaminius is unknown; bag form an ambush amongst the broken acclivities the postilions on that road have been taoght to which the road now passes, and to be ready to show the very spot where il Console Renau act upon the left flank and above the enemy, was slain. of all who fought and fell in the whilst the horse shut up the pass behind. Fla- battle of Thrasimene, the historian himself by minius came to the lake uear Borghetto at sun- besides the generals and Maharbal, preserved set; and, without sending any spies before him, indeed only a single name. You overtake the marched through the pass the next morning Carthaginian again on the same road to Ross before the day had quite broken, so that he per- The antiquary, that is, the hostler of the ceived nothing of the horse and light troops above house at Spoleto, tells you that bis tow 2 repaleel and about him, and saw only the heavy armed the victorious enemy, and shows you the Carthaginians in front on the hill of 'Torre. ') still called Porta di Anibale. It is hardly worth The Consul began to draw out his army in the while to remark that a French travel, flat, and in the mean time the horse in ambush well known by the name of the President Day occupied the pass behind him at Borghetto. Thus saw Thrasimene in the lake of Bolsena, ad the Romans were completely inclosed, having lay conveniently on his way from Siers a the lake on the right, the main army on the hill Rome. of Torre in front, the Gualandra-hills filled with the light-armed on their left flank, and being But thou, Clitumnas!

Ir H. & prevented from receding by the cavalry, who, No book of travels has omitted to espariat the farther they alvanced, stopped up all the the temple of the Clitumpus, between Folio outlets in the rear. A fog rising from the lake and Spoleto; and no site, or scenery, eves à now spread itself over the arıny of the Consul, Italy, is more worthy a description. but the highlands were in the sun-shine, and all the different corps in ambush looked towards Charming the eye with dread, matches the hill of Torre for the order of attack. Han

cataract. nibal gave the signal, and moved down from his I saw the “ Cascata del marmore TM of Terni post on the height. At the same moment all his twice, at different periods; Orce from the 13 troops on the eminences, behind and in the flank mit of the precipice, and again from the valley of Flaminius, rushed forwards as it were with below. The lower view is far to be preferred one accord into the plain. The Romans, who if the traveller has time for one only; but is were forming their array in the mist, suddenly any point of view, either from above er below, heard the shouts of the enemy amongst them, on it is worth all the cascades and torrents of STD> every side, and before they could fall into their erland put together; the Staubbach, Reichenbach sanks, or draw their swords, or see by whom Pisse - Vache, fall of Arpenaz, are rillo they were attacked, felt at once that they were comparative appearance. of the fall of Schal surrounded and lost.

hausen I cannot speak, not yet having seen There are two little rivulets which run from the Gualandra into the lake. The traveller An Iris site, amidst the infernal marge crosses the first of these at about a mile after he comes into the plain, and this divides the of the time, place, and qualities of this end Tuscan from the Papal territories. The second, of Iris the reader may see a sbort accoon about a quarter of a mile further on, is called a note to Manfred. The fall Jooks so ou “the bloody rivulet," and the peasants point out like "the hell of waters" that Addison there an open spot to the left between the "Sangui- the descent alluded to by the gulph in the netto" and the hills, which, they say, was the Alecto plunged into the infernal regions. principal scene of slaughter. The other part of singular enough that two of the finest cascaden the plain is covered with thick set olive-trees in Europe should be artificial-this of the FB in corn-grounds, and is no where quite level ex- and the one at Tivoli. The traveller is stres! cept near the edge of the lake. It is, indeed, recommended to trace the Velino, at least ** inost probable that the battle was fought near high as the little lake called Pie di Lup the this end of the valley, for the six ihousand Reatine territory was the Italian Tempo.co Romans who, at the beginning of the action, the ancient naturalist, amongst other bare broke through the enemy, escaped to the suminit varieties, remarked the daily rainbows i* of an eminence which must have been in this lake Velinus. **) quarter, otherwise they would have had to traverse the whole plain and to pierce through the The thundering laurine. main arıny of Hannibal.

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I abhorr'd Burst in upon the fugitives, and the lake, the Too much, to conquer for the poet's some marsh about Borghetto, but' chiefly the plain of The drillà dul lesson, forced down word de the Sanguinetto and the passes of the Gualandra, were strewed with dead. Near some old walls on a bleak ridge to the left above the rivulet of Ensign Northerton's remarks: -D)- Home

These stanzas may probably remind the res? many human bones have been repeatedly found, but our reasons for our dislike are not esant and this has confirmed the pretensions and the the same. I wish to express that we become lepel name of the "stream of blood."

of the task before we Every district of Italy has its hero. In the beauty ; that we learn by rote before *** north some painter the usual genius of the get by heart; that the freshness is word **** place, and the foreign Julio Romano more than and the future pleasure and all antage drabrand divides Mantua with her native Virgil. **) To and destroyed by the didactic anticipation the south we hear of Roman names. Kear Thra- an age when we can neither feel nor madera 3! simene tradition is still faithful to the fame of the power of compositions which it required an enemy, and Hannibal the Carthaginian is the acquaintance with life, as well as Ladie

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*) A tergo et super caput decepere insidir, Liv.

*) About the iniddle of the Xlith century the coing of Mautua bore on one side the image and figure of Virgil.

:) Reatini me ad sua Tempemerant. Cresta epist. ad Attic. iv. 15.

*) "in eodem lacu nullo non die appart arcus." Plix. Hist. Nat. 11. 12

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Greek, to relish or to reason upon. For the executed upon the image. In a more civilized rame reason we never can be aware of the ful-age this statue was exposed to an actual operaness of some of the finest passages of Shakspeare tion: for the French, who acted the Brutus of "To be or not to be," for instance), from the Voltaire in the Coliseum, resolved that their habit of having them hammered into us at eight Cæsar should fall at the base of that Pompey, years old, as an exercise, not of mind but of which was supposed to have been sprinkled with memory : so that when we are old enough to the blood of the original dictator. The nine foot enjoy them, the taste is gone, and the appetite hero was therefore removed to the Arena of the palled. In some parts of the Continent young amphitheatre, and to facilitate its transport sufpersons are taught from more common authors, fered the temporary amputation of its right arm. and do not read the best classics till their ma- The republican tragedians had to plead that the tarity. I certainly do not speak on this point arm was a restoration: but their accusers do from any pique or aversion towards the place not believe that the integrity of the statue would of lay education. I was not a slow, though an have protected it. The love of finding every dle boy; and I believe no one could, or can coincidence bas discovered the true Cæsarean he inore attached to Harrow than I have always ichor in a stain near the right knee; but colder pern, and with reason ;-a part of the time pass - criticism has rejected not only the blood but ed there was the happiest of my life; and my the portrait, and assigned the globe of power preceptor (the Rev. Dr. Joseph Drury) was the rather to the first of the emperors than to the best and worthiest friend I ever possessed, whose last of the republican masters of Rome. Winkelwarnings I have remembered but too well-though mann is loth to allow an heroic statue of a Rotoo late-when I have erred, and whose coun man citizen, but the 'Grimani Agrippa, a cotemsels I have but followed when I have done well porary almost, is heroic; and naked Roman fiof wisely. If ever this imperfect record of my gires were only very rare, not absolutely forbid. feelings towards him should reach his eyes, let den. The face accords inuch better with the it remind him of one who never thinks of him hominem integrum et castum et gravem," than but with gratitude and veneration-of one who with any of the busts of Augustus, and is too would more gladly boast of having been his po- stern for him who was beautiful, says Suetonias, pil, if, by more closely tollowing his injunctions, at all periods of his life. The pretended likeness he could reflect any honour upon his instructor. to Alexander the Great cannot be discerned, but

the traits resemble the medal of Pompey. The The trebly hundred triumpha ! [p. 46. St. 82. objectionable globe may not have been an ill

Orosjas gives three hundred and twenty for applied flattery to him who found Asia Minor the number of triumphs. He is followed by the boundary, and left it the centre of the RoPanvinius; and Panvinius by Gibbon and the man empire. It seems that Winkelmann has modern writers.

made a mistake in thinking that no proof of the

identity of this statue, with that which receivOn thou, whose chariot rolld on Fortune's wheel. ed the bloody sacrifice, can be derived from the

[p. 46. St. 83. spot where it was discovered. Plaminius Vacca Certainly were it not for these two traits in says sotto una cantina, and this cantina is known the life of Sylla, alluded to in this stanza, we to have been in the Vicolo de' Leutari near the xbould regard him as a monster unredeemed by Cancellaria, a position corresponding exactly to any admirable quality. The atonement of his that of the Janus before the basilica of PomSoluntary resignation of empire may perhaps pey's theatre, to which Augustus transferred the be accepted by us, as it seems to have satisfied statue after the curia was either burnt or taken the Romans, who if they had not respected must down. Part of the Pompeian shade, ') the por. have destroyed bim. There could be no mean, tico, existed in the beginning of the XV th cenno division of opinion; they must have all tury, and the atrium was still called Satrum. thought, like Eacrates, that what had appeared So says Blondus. At all events, 60 imposing is ambition was a love of glory, and that what the stern majesty of the statne, and so memorhad been mistaken for pride was a real gran-able is the siory, that the play of the imagindeur of soul. )

ation leaves no room for the exercise of the

judgment, and the fiction, if a fiction it is, opeAnd laid him with the earth's preceding clay. rates on the spectator with an effect not less

(p. 46. St. 86. powerful than truth. On the third of September Cromwell gained the victory of Dunbar; a year afterwards he And thou, the thunder-stricken nurse of Rome ! #btained his crowning mercy" of Worcester ;

[p. 46. St. 88. and a few years after, on the same day, which Ancient Rome, like modern Sienna, abounded he had ever esteemed the most fortunate for most probably with images of the foster-mother him, died.

of her founder; but there were two she-wolves

of whom history makes particular inention. One And thou. dread statue ! yet eristent in of these, of brass in ancient work, was seen by The austerest form of naked majesty. Dionysius at the temple of Romulus onder the

(p. 46. St. 87. Palatine, and is universally believed to be that The projected division of the Spada Pompey mentioned by the Latin historian, as having been has already been recorded by the historian of made froin the money collected by a fine on the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. Mr. usurers, and as standing under the Rumigal figGibbon found it in the memorials of Flaminius tree. *) The other was that which Cicero ***) Vacca, and it may be added to his mention of it that Pope Julius III. gave the contending owners five hundred crowns for the statue; and *) "Ta modo Pompeia lenta spatiare sub presented it to Cardinal Capo di ferro, who had

umbra." Ovis de Arte Amandi. prevented the judgment of Solomon from being **) Ad ficum Rominalem simulacra infantium

conditorum urbis sub uberibus Jupe posnerunt.

Liv. x. 69. This was in the year U. c.455, or 457. *) "Seigneur, vous changez toutes mes idées ***) “Tum statua Vattar, tum simulacra Deode la façon dont je vous vois agir. Je croyais rum, Romulusque et Remus cum altrice bellua que vous aviez de l'ambition, mais aucun vi fulminis icti conciderunt." De Divinat. 11. 20. ainour pour la gloire : je voyais bien que votre “Tactus est ille etiam qui hanc urbem condiame était haute; mais je ne soupçonnais pas dit Romulus, quem inauratum in Capitolio quelle fut grande." MonteSQUIEU, Dial.'de parvum atque lactantem, uberibus lupinis inSylla et d'Eucrate.

hiantem fuisse meminint is." In Catilin. III. 8.

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