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LINES TO MARY.
Till high on yonder rocky steep,
Aud lulls her clam'rous young to sleep.
Bright in the horizon purpling far,
And mark'd the faintly fading star. But not the morning opening bright
Gave such a swell of joy to me,
Beneath whose shade I've stole to thee.
To me a church.yard is a pleasing walk,
[sbame? Or hos Vice stamp'd them with the seal of Ob! pis an awful thought !-Appallid I
THE SWEETS OF LIFE.
BY MR. PARRY,
REFLECTIONS IN A CHURCH-YARD.
No. XXX. Vol. V.-N.S.
Sweet's tbe lovely modest rose,
THE LITERARY BREAKFAST. As laicly a sage on fine ham wa repasting,
(Thu' for breakfast 100 s.voury I ween), He exclarin'd to a friend, who sat silent and
fasting, “Wbat a breakfat of learning is mine !" “ A breakfast of learoing !" with wonder he
cry'd, And laugh'd, for he thought him mistaken ; Why, what is it else?" the sage quickly replied,
[Bacon." “ When I'm making large extracts from
ANACREON ON HIMSELF.
From the Greek.
BY THE REV. W. FAULKNER.
On beds with odours, sweet diffuse,
WRITTEN IN BEDLAM.
HARK! hark! wbat murm'ring sounds of woe
Borne dwn by mis'ry, grief, and pain,
CHARLEMAGNE. Translation of a Fragment of Lucien Bonaparte's
Poem, entitled Charlemagne. Night's gloomy shades the earth envelop'd
still: Sweet sleep made Charles's ev'ry sorrow light: When the loud vanli awaken'd echoes fill,
And Belisarius' walls load with affright. The worthy Ten, who constant vigil kept Nigb to this mansion, hear the depths pro
found Re-bellow to their tread, as on they stept, And their scar'd troop lists fearfully the
sound. Beneath these ramparts could the pagan rout Their royal master's grave bave with fierce
hands scoop'd out? These same Ten Knights did Isambard com
mand : The fitful noise he catches with quick ear; Beside the wall he takes his list’ning stand, Aud voice and pace of warriors seems to
hear : The din is nigh-loud, plain-'tis double now: The French, amidst the horrors they con
ceive, Rest will no longer to their king allow :
Yes ; Isambard beholds the earth upheave: Full to his view fambeaus and weapons glare ; He brandishes his glave, then gives the
shout of war. Soon to his view a splendid Cross appears, Which in the midst of air arises slow; A Pontiff, who the sacred vestment wears,
Is now discover'd, and doth onward go, With outstretch'd hards he blesses, and commends
[cries Unto the God of peace each knight ;
tben " To France's King is the ligh Pastor sends : “ O still the clamours of each rank that
flies! “ Deep in the womb of earth a pass we gain, “ Concealing well our march from ev'ry ken
The worthies cheer. At Isambard's com And clear shall eternity's morning arise, mand,
And bright and unfading thy happiness Order aud confidence resume their sway;
glow, In silence, step by step, Gonsalvo's band Tho’lost upon earth, 'twill be found in the Arriv'd, pour o'er the ramparts their array:
skies, Gonsalve, Adrian's friend whom faith en
Untarnish'd by falsehood, unsullied by woe! dear'd, Receiv'd, where Toscanella's* walls we spy, That feudal power bis ancestors had reard; THE HEROINE OF SARAGOZA.
And Rome es: eem'd his truth, zeal, bravery, A rural sceptre tbus his dukedom won,
The following beautiful lines are from Lord And two-fold potency gave vigour to his
Byron's late Poem, entitled, " Childe Harold's
Pilgrimage." They are devoted to the fame of throne.
the Maid of Saragoza.
Is it for this the Spanish Maid arous'd, HOPE.
Hawgs on the willow ber unstrung guitar, " Hope springs eternal in the human breast."
And, all unsex'd, the Anlace hath espous’d, РОРЕ. .
Sung thể loud song, and dar'd the decd of Midst the wild'rings of care, and the torments
war? of strife,
And she, whom ovce the semblance of a scar That darken and sadden our path to the
Appallid, an owlet's larum chill'd with tomb,
dread, Ab! what could induce us to struggle through
Now views the column-scattering bay'uet jar If Hope, smiling Hope, did not brighten the
The faulcbion Hasli, and o'er the yet warm gloom!
dead The chaplet that Sorrow had steep'd in her Stalks with Minerva’s step where Mars might lears,
quake to tread. Ils roses all drooping, all wither'd and pale, Reviv'd by her breath, far more dazzling ap
Ye who shall marvel when you hear her tale, pears
0! had you known her iu her softer hour, Than when it was scattering its balins on
Mark'd her black eye that mocks her coal.
black veil, O come, thei, enchantress! and shed o'er my
Heard her light lively tones in Lady's soul
bower, A beam of thy radiance to lighten its woe; Seen her long locks that foil'd the painter's And w bile thy gay vision illusively roll,
power, I'll worsbip the spell, though its falsehood
Her fairy form, with more than female I kuow.
grace, For long in my busom, corrosive and stern, Scarce would you deem that Saragoza's
Hath wild Disappointment exerted its sway; Yet still to the finger of Hope will I lurn,
Bebeld her smile in Danger's Gorgon face, That points in the distance an unclouded
Tbin i he clos drauks, and lead in Glory's fearday.
ful chace.And will it return, that clear white dawning Her lover sinks she shed no ill-tim'd morni,
tear ; O'er wbicb no more tempests of anguish Her chief is slain---she fills his fatal post; shall rave ?
Her fellows fee-she checks their base Hope whispers it will, for, extracting the thorn,
career; Tby bosom shall tranquilly rest in the The foe retircs-she heads the sallying grave.
Who can appease like her a lover's ghost? * Toscanella is an acient Etrurian city, Who can ävenge so well a leader's fail? about thirty-five miles north of Rome. It is What mai retrieve when mau's fiush'd hope the country of the illustrious Fernandez Gon
is lost? salvo,who served under Ferdinand aud Isabella Who hangs so forcely on the flying Gaul, of Spain, at the close of the fifteenth, or be Foild by a woman's hand, before a batter'd ginning of the sixteenth century.
F AS H I ONS
EXPLANATION OF THE PRINTS OF FASHION.
Toured crape twisted in the front, the same A three quarters pelisse, of dark wiilow colour as the gown, and fa tened on the crown green sarsnet, or fine Merino cloth, worn over wiih a ruby ornament to correspond with the a round dress of fine India muslin, richly em- broaches. Earrings of one large pearl, of the broidered, and irimmed round the bottom with
pear form, with a single row as a necklace to lace, put on rather full. The pelisse made round || correspond; bracelets of two rows of pearl, in the skirt, like the short Indian coat; and clasped by one large ruby. White satia slip. trimmed round the throat and wrists with pers, with very small rosettes of the same; swansdown; faced in front and trimmed round and white kid gloves. A fine Cachemire shawl, the bottom with broad stripes of black velvet; of very pale butf colour, is thrown over this military front, with two rows of mother of dress at the conclusion of visits, the Opera, &c. pearl buttons, fastened down the front of the skirt with one row of the same and alternate
GENERAL OBSERVATIONS tassels, the colour of the polisse, which is con
ON fined at the waist by a gold belt. Yeoman's
FASHION AND DRESS. hat of the same colour, materials, and orna. menis as the pelisse, and finished in front with
Fashion renewg lier form a thousand times a flat ostrich feather. Half-bcots of light fawn in every season; yet swift and changeable as coloured kid, laced with dark willow green ip she is, we boast the power of catching her as front. Limerick gloves of pale straw colour. ste flies, for London must ever he acknow.
le 'ged the rest of her empire, and the place No. 2.--EVENING DRESS.
where her laws are most scrupulously execut. A velvet, or gossamer satin gown, of bright ed; yet her power is unlimited, distant climes amaranth, ruby, or cinnebar brown, with a bow bảfore her shrine, and though many afdemi-train, trimmed round the bottom, bosom, fect to smile at her changes, yet she finds imi: and sleeves with a light tassel fringe, of the tators every where, even amongst the gatives frivolité kind, of the same colour; upron of of our African colonies. wbite crape, sarsuet, cr lace, ornamenied wil The three quarter pelisse, and the yeomau's the same; sleeves of while satin, or of mate. bat, is the most favourite dress for walking; rials correspondent with the apron; these and the cold month of March has again caused short sleeves made rather nearer to the elbow the warm velvet, and other winter articles of thau formerly, and formed after the ch: miselte dress, to be as much in requisition as in the style. The body of the gown richly ornameni more gelid season of winter's reigu : though ed with beads or pearl, crossed like the ribband India muslins, of every description, particebraciers, and confined at the bosom by a brighi larly the fine Decca, are in peculier favour, ruby broacb, set round with pearl. The waist notwithstanding the inclemency of the weather confined by two rows of beads or pearl, and in the commercement of the month of Marcb; fastened in front with a broach, tbe same as and, indeed, under the three quarter pelisse, that on the bust. A lace balf bandkerchief, || there is no dress so appropriate as those wbich with a border richly embroidered in are either fabricated either of cambric or musloured silks, tied carelessly round the neck. lin A large coat of Merino cloth, oftle wrap. Moorish turban of wbite satin and cca ping kind, is also much wory, and on a few