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day; Cucumbate, to cry like an owl; Cucu- three hundred, eighty-two thousand, five riute, to crow like a cock; Debuccinate, hundred English pounds !!! to report abroad; Decachinnute, tu scorn; The ointinent, with which the woman Hilarode, a singer of wanton songs; of Bethany anointed Christ, saleable at Hircipill, whose hair is of two sorts; nine pounds, seven shillings and sixIconiched, very curioasly painted; By- pence. p: 391. golfle, a clerk of the market. In the Judas Iscariot's reward, however, for vulgar, converted into good English, he, betraying Christ, would have been derecommends, for Alderman, to put Se. spised indeed, by a modern informer, nalor; tor dismount, reside; for appeasing, He makes it to amount only to three pacification; for upprenticeship, Tyrociny; pounds, fifteen shillings. p. 391. fur argument, Lomma; for an arıny of Malta-St. Paul shaking off the viper; inen, Sabaoth;. for baked, pistațed; for the Cutulus Melitæus. boxing the ears, depalmate ; for breaking, In Bunting's, “ Itinerarium," (p. 500,) Labefie, enfringe, delumbate; for calling under Malta, we have the following by name, indigitale; for chipping.bread, passages: " The children that are borne defornicate ; for chirping, like birds, in this country, feure not any snukes, Gingreate; like a sparrow, pipillate; for neither are hurt by ony thing thut is stripping naked, connudate ; in short, the venomous, insomuch thut they will take old story; Is my Lord Chol-mon-de-ley scorpions and eat them, without dunger, at home? Yes, Sir, but he has a good uithough in all other parts of The world, many pe-o-ple with hiin.
those kind of creatures are most perni
cious. In this isle, also, there are bred a In his “ Itinerarium Totius Sacre kind of dogs that are but small, yet very Scripturæ," done into English by B. B. white and shagged, and so loving, that 4to. 1686, gave the following pieces of the inhabitants of all the neighbouring some remarkable matters, mentioned in countries will buy them, though they be the Old and New Testament.
at dear gates. Thus the Catulus Me. He makes (p. 386,) David give in the litaus, of the classical ancients, was in whole towards building the temple, eight equal vogue in the 17th century. hundred, forty-seven thousand millions,
EFFUSION ON A SUMMER'S EVENING. And, while the streamlet's murmurs moan
around, WHEN Twilight, last memorial of the day,
The dis:ant fall is heard, by fits, to sounel. Leads on her sonubre train, and shadows grey,
More distant still is heard the mower's song, And her dark sister, ebon-plumed Night,
Whose chorus'd strains, unequal, float along: Waves her cun pennors o'er the rear of light, Till all at length is hushd-a general still Then, when relentless heats oppiess no
Broods o'er che vale, and slumbers on the
hill, more, Pensive I seat mely the lowly door.
Now let my thoughts to nobler viewşaspire, E'en now, though dusky shades involve the Wiere yon blue concave glows with gems of sky,
fire; The fornless landscape charms the inquiring Circling the shades that all the scene, be. eye:
hold Now the dull outlines of the glimmering The dome of heaven, inlaid with frętted gold,
Rests on the pillar'd hills! - The beamy star Wed with the shades that gloom the skies Of crested eve now glitters from afar;
The argent moon, uaveil'd, appears on high, Uncertain forms, commingling spread around, And rides transcendant through the spangled And doubtful objects fill the distant ground.
sky: Releasd from torpid heats, the freshning Resplendent Queen! whose mild and potent gale
sway Sails o'er the hill, and breathes along the
Yon starry legions, clad in gold, obey. vale.
Now, now, the glories of thy silvery bramo And, on cool pinions borne, the evening Play thro' the mist, and dance along the breeze
stream. Drops dews around, and sighs taro' quivering Immortal Newton! thou, whose soul sublime
Blazed like a comet from the hand of Time,
Explar'd the orbs that "fill yon spacious round, She, Mourner, whom thou deem'st imprta And dared to venture into nighi profound;
son'a here, Who soaring on, with more than mortal Ranges with cherab-wing a distant sphere; flight,
Seek not the living 'midst the mould'ring Stood telt'ring o'er the boundless infinite !
dead, Now, while I gaze, perchance thy glorious But take the path thy sainted sister led; shade
On Farth's aspiring plume perpetual risc, Rides chro' the worlds thy own conceptions Nor dream thy Sarah dwells below the skies. made;
MARY. Perchance now piercing past the realms of
light, Sees other suns illu me the depths of night,
For the Monthly Magazine. And sees, though great as was thy wisdom here,
Aberdeex, May 13, 1809. Vnthoughe - of science in thy wanderings The following was communicated to meble there.
Old Paterson, the painter, who, with nis CHARLES LOCK EA'S TLAKE. sons, lives on the Shore Leith, and may be Plymouth, July 1808.
depended on as strictly true. 7. Anderson
[The late Robert Burns, in the year 1789, STANZAS,
having occasion to visit Kirkaldy, crossed MOTHER, ON
the Frich of Forth from Leith, and arrived
at the New Son, where he ordered dinner DEATH OF HER 'SON, AT WORTHING, MAY 17, 1805.
and a bottle of beer; soon after he rang the
bell, and asked the waiter his demand. AN ND has the Darling I have nurs’d,
On being told 18d. he reluctantly threw it The Child my breast supported,
on the table; and the waiter thanking him, Been given to the cold, damp dust,
left the room. laimediately after, Burris Where worms have round him sported?
took out his pencil, and wrote on one of Can I still live! and bear this horrid thought?
the window.shtitters the following-] Spare, 0.2 my God! the feelings thou hast given;
STOPP'D at this house, and, as I'm a Send to this aching breast a Lethean draught, sinner, Or, oh! in pity, call my soul to heav'n! They've charged me 'eighteen-pence'for din
ner“; Sweet Babe! upon thy lovely face
But shou'd I come again this road,
And death usurps his pow'r,
COME, sweetly soothing Hape ! for thou
canst raise And pray'd that Fortune on thy bead
Each blissful image in the human breast; 'Her choicest gifes might show'r,
Canst calm the anguish'd moursier's troubled Yes, my sweet Babe, I saw thee dier!
days, I saw city beauteous spirit fily!
And lull the worn-out sufferer to rest. For sbelter to the skies :
Oh! thou hast been my guide for manya In some bright stár*I see thee still,
day, And patient wait th' Almighty's will,
When childhood's simple, untaught state I To hail thee as I rise.
Thou wert the bless*d-cómipanion of my way, IMPROMPTU.
As through each labyrinth of life I rov'd. PN RIADING LINES "ON THE DEATH OF 'Oh, ţeave me not, as I in life advance,
MR. PROFESSOR PORSON, BY THE REV.
But still thy visions sweet to me display:
And as the heav'nly phantoms round me PORSON, among tlre a wise and best !
dance, With them he surely could not rest; Ease my foreboding heart of dread dismay. The good he laugh'd at all his life,
Oh! linger with me in the midnight hour, And with the learned livd in strife.
And Fancy 'aid, when wearied 'l repose ; T. I. G. As thou wert wont, oh, ever pleasing power!
"Drown'evony sense of life's distressful woes, EPITAPH ON MISS SARAH SAGED NEARLY 16. But not to me, ob, sweet enchanting Hope !
Thy vivifying pow'r alone extend, SUPERIOR sense, and angel'virtue shone Sooth ev'ry basom left with life to cape,
In her who rests beneath this sable stone. For much does man require so bless'd Beneath-ah! -beneath this marble friend;
lies But a clay fortu, Death's undisputed prize.
Luke xxiv. 5.
For in this state of trial 'tis his doom Too late it found thee with the lib'ral boon; To meet with disappointment, grief, and Too late, alas! to ward the cruel blow ; fear!
Too late--but agoniz'd to view the scene, To find himself involv'd in thickest gloom, And mourn thine early fate with heartfelt Which thy bright beams can force to disappear.
Unhappy Minstrel! who, with raptur’d fires ! Be thou the solace of the widow'd heart, Tho' Folly's child, could form the pulish'd Which finds on earth not one supporting strain, stay;
Thy darker shades shew man the vain desire Oh sooth the parent doom'd at last to part An excellence unblemish'd to attain.
From his sole child in his declining day. Alas! I know, too oft the daring mind, Inspire the timid and support the just,
The Bard inspir’d with Genius' pow'ss die And lend thy pinions to each heart op.. vine, press'd;
Can meanly seek the mad Circean rout, And as man sinks to mingle with the dust,
Or bow the knee at Atheism's shrine: Bring to his view the regions of the bless'd.
Too oft can sever Friendship’s sacred bonds,
Or Love's more dear, mort cender, blissful LINIS ADDRESSED TO DR. R, AUTHOR OF A TREATISE ON CONSUMPTION, ON
Can baselg point wan Envy's rankling dart, HIS HAVING STOLEN A ROSE FROM
Or strike the lyre of vice-caught miaTHE WRITER.
strelsy. YOU stole, indeed, the treasured rose,
Perhaps the last of autumn's flowers ; But thee-when oft assail'd by want and care, But as sweet Hope. her smile'bestows,
If from stera virtue's path I mark thee To chear the heart--so genial shuwers
stray, Will melt the winter's frost away;
I view with pily Passion's wayward slave; Again the charms of nature bring,
Weep for thy faults, and venerate thy lag, While roses will adorn the spray,
And bloom ’mid all the grace of spring,
SONNET, BY W. M. T.
Borne by ch'oppressor o'er the swelling
wave, And snatch'd the lovely drooping maid With all her graces from the comb.
When Memory to his midnight vision gave Old Brood-street,
The realms o'er which he proudly once bore Written in November, 1808.
sway; Again, in thought, the sufferer was, gay,
Again was happy, generous, and brave; IRREGULAR STANZ AS, BY W. M. b. WRIT
Once more beheld the stream its green IN A COPY OF POETICAL WORKS
banks lave, OF DERMODY.
Where, bless’d with freedom, he was wont SHADE of the Bard, whom heav'nly ge
to stray: nius fird, 'But Mis’ry and Misfortune mark'd their Again he clasp'd his mistress to his breast,
Whilst throng'd his children fondly round With tearful eye, I ponder o'er the page,
his knee; Where Friendship, sorrowing, makes 'thy But, ah! the bliss supreme was scarce pose follies known.
Ere doom'd, swift as the passing 'gale, to Now borne on seraph-wing 1 view thee tower Sublime, 'mid 'sportive Fancy's regions For soon, the oppressor's lash his slumbets 'wild;
broke, Now sunk beneath the frown of meagre want, Loud clank'd his chains! in agony he woke.
Pen the sad lay of Melancholy's child.
TO BE FIXEP Behold thee forfeit gen'rous Moira's old, OPPOSITE TO A RETIRED SEAT 'NEAR
And breathe the sigh of Pity o'er thy woe. RÍCIÍMOND, 'IN SÜRR EY. "At length beneath a hovel's time-rent walls STRANGER, whoe'er thou art, that, wanThou liest, the victim of diseases dire;
d'ring nigh, Whilst unchang'd Friendship, bending o’cr Shalt scan this tablet with miscrustful eye; thy couch,
Disposed to question, if one mortal mind Sses Genius' son in wretchedness expire, Such graces with such 'virtues e'er combin'd;
To doubt, if mirth with sanctity can dwell, If such thy doubise-then haste thy steps to Or wit with candour in one breagt excel ;
turn, It e er the world one self-sume hand could see, Where Sheen sits weeping o'er her pastor's To give, expanded, from profusion tree;
urn: It zeai for truth, indignant at deceit, There ask, of all thou meet'st, at every door, Can yet with charity in union meet;
What WAKEFIELD wasmand be in doubt ng If warm devotion bigotry can shun,
more! And pious faith one course with reason run
NEW PATENTS LATELY ENROLLED.
MR. JOHN BRIERLEY'S (GREENFIELD; cwt.; and the corrosion is more certain,
FLINTSAURE,) for a new Mode of sets from the fumes of the acid having free ting Blue Leud for corroding the same access to all the lead, which is placed inio White Lead.
upon the boards, instead of the rolls beTIIIS method, by means of a bed of ing confined separately in the pots along serted pars filled with acid over these placed under the joints of the stack. are placed boards having holes bored in boards, will be filled with liquor
acid them to admit the vapour' of the acid neutralized by being mixed with the ouze round the rolls of lead. On these ano in the bark, and the funies arising therether bed of dung or bark is placed, and from being condensed, the pots become the process repeated before, forms a se filled, and the necessary corrosion is cond bed; these beds may be repeated therefore prevented. From this inode of to any practicable extent, and are de- setting lead, the manufacturer will obnominated a stack. There is a chinmey tain a third more of white lead than acor fue running through all the beds, for cording to the old way. the purpose of distributing the vapour of 2dly. The plan clearly demonstrates, the acid equally through them all, for that the rolls of lead being placed upon which purpose that part of the flue, which boards are easily taken off when corextends from the one bed of dung or 'roded. When the stack-boards are rebark to the other, is left with small ins moved, the rolls should be well sprinkled terstices between the bricks, so as to with a watering-can, which will prevent communicate any superfluous vapours the dust from rising and annoying the above or below, or carry off to the other labourers. Now, according to the old hed any vapour which may be to spare in way, if the lead is well corroded, the exthat bed.
pansion becomes so great as to fill the The observations of the patentee refer pots tight and close, and the labourer, in 1. To the number of pots, and the dif- order to disengage the ceruse from the ference as to the experişe of them.. pot, is obliged to knock it upon the 2. To the health of the manufacturers. taking off boxes, which causes a danger3. To expenses of the annual breakage. ous dust to arise, that affects the labourer
With respect to the 1st.- According to with that most dreadful disorder, the the above plan, a bed may be set with colic of minerals. 280 pots of equal effect with a bed, which, 3dly. The breakage of the pots, acaccording to the old inode, would require cording to this plan, is not as 1 pot tu 30 560 pots, making a difference of one in comparison of the breakage arising half. The pots used in the plan cost 2d. from the mode of setting. For experieach; those in the old method 5d. each. ence tells us, that in the old way, we may So that 280 pots at 2d, each will cost 21. expect a loss of 30 pots in 560, and of 65. 8d. and 560 pots at 5d. will cost 111. course in a stack 210 pots, and in 9 13s. 4d. leaving a difference in favour of stacks 1890 pots. Supposing the manu. the plan of 91. 6s. 8d. for each bed. facturer to take up and set four rounds of Now if a stack consists of seven beds, stacks in one year, the nyinber of pots and the manufacturer raises nine stacks, broken will be 7560, which, at 5d. each the gross amount of the saving, in the pót, amounts to 1571. 10s. These nine first instance, will be 5881, According stacks of pots in the old way would cost to this plan the manufacturer can set 735l. ; according to the new plan only three tons of lead in a bed, when in the 1471. leaving a difference of 588). as way he can only set about 1 ton 12 stated under the 1st head of observations,
Exclusive of the savings before enume. part of the bow must be held in a sice, rated, it must be of very great benefit to and the snout twisted, and if the bow the manufacturer, that he can bring into should be weak, or injured in turning, a the market, in the same given time, a 'sınall rivet may be put in the front. third more of white lead by pursuing the plan before specified, than by the old MR. NICHOLAS FAIRLESS (SOUTH SHIELDS), modes.
for å Windluss, Il'indluss Bitts, und
Nletallic Huwse-hole Chamber, by which MR. ABRAHAM SEWARD'S (LANCASTER) munual Labour and Time ute suded in
for a new or improved Houk, fiir beur heuving to, and getting on board Ships ing up the Heads of llurses in drawing Anchors. Curriages.
The bitt-heads are hollow, containing This invention consists in a spring or the wheels wroughi by the cranks or springs, being so fixed to what is usually handles, which give motion to the wind called the watering-hook of a saddle, as lass body. The surge boxes are of cast to communicate, by means of the bear- iron, having such an angle, that when a ing réin, a certain freedom of action to rope is applied round the ends of the the motion of the horse's head in travel windlass to raise a weight, the rope slips ling. F'liese houks may be constructed down, or is forced by the adjoining part in various ways, but the patentse recon of the said rope into its original situation, niends a round plate of brass, or other and is thereby prevented, from what tlie metal, to be fastened to the pummel of seamen call riding, that is, the one part the saddle; through the centre is passed crossing the other, which always prisa pin, on which the hook is fixed, so as duces inuch delay and inconvenience. to move backwards and forwards on the The windlass body turns on an iron aris, centre. Just below the shoulder of the the ends of which are turned to fit the hook is rivetted a circular wire, having pall-wheels and windlass-ends, being sea worm-spring, and to the plate, on the cured by keys inserted into cach. By other side of the hook, and at a short Mr. F.'s method the force exerted on the distance from it, is fixed a ring, or flat cranks or handles is thrown on the windpiece of metal, having a hole through it lass body, without any twist being laid sufficiently large, to admit the circular on the iron axis. The ends of the windwire, but not so large as to suffer the lass are inserted into the surge-boxes, spring to pass through it; by this means their centres are secured to the ends of that end of the spring is prevented from the axis by keys. There is a cast-iron moving during the motion of the book pall-box, with a hole of an octagonal or and circular wire, and, the other end re other form, to answer the size and shape. acting against the hook, bas a constant of the shaft of the windlass, and which, tendency to keep it in its usual situation, being driven to the centre of the shalt, and consequently resists, in some de becomes a hoop to the same. gree, any furce tending to draw the book terior of the pail-box is divided into any round the centre : hence it may readily number of parts as occasion may require, be conceived, that, by means of the and is so indented as to admit palls or spring, the bearing rein is constantly stops, which are fixed by hinges to the drawn back with a certain degree of pall-bitt, to fall into the said indents, and force, at the same time allowing it a pro- thereby prevent the windlass having a per motion or play. Thus a freedom is reverse motion. The pall-sheels at the given to the inotion of the horse's head, ends of the windlass may have any numsimilar to that which is given by the ber of teeth, so as the palls act njih hand of a rider.
those at the ceutre; consequently the
handles can be forced back but a few BR. T. and J. CLATSWORTHY (WINSFORD), inches by any extraordinary resistance on for Shears on an Improved Construc- the windlass-body. tion for sheuring Sheep, 8c
The drawings, attached to this specig. The principle of this invention is in the cation, give a good view of all the parts bow of the shears, which is made double. of the machinery, and of the action of The bow, before it is turned, is about the whole; and the patentee claims, that grine or teo inches long, which is turned his invention consists not only in niaking double in the middle; it is then brought the improved windlass, but also of ata straight, leaving a snout, about an inch taching or applying any of its parts to the long in the middle of the bow. When common windlass now in use. the bow is turned into shape, the hinder