for a printing-house, without notice (ac without a certificate froin the master curding to the late Ach)

where he wrought last, Sly. Let no materialls belonging to 13 y. Let Do, master discharge printing, 110 letters ready tounded or journy-man, nor bee leave, his master, cast, be imported or bought without the under 14 dayes notice, uolesse by cuna like notice, and for whom (according to sent. . the late Act).

14ly. Let the persons employ'd be of 419. Let every master printer be known integrity; so hear as may be ; bound at least, if not sworn, not to print, free of the sayd mysteries, and able jat cause or suffer to be printed in his house, their trades (according to the late Ari). or press, any book or books without law. But it 60 presses must be reduco lo ful licence (according to the late Act). 20, what shall all those people de tus a

bly. Let no master-printer be allow'd livelyhood that wrought at de viner 40.. to keep a press but in his own dwelling. Ti is provided by the late Act, thal as house, and let no printing. house be per. many of thein shall be employ'd as the Inilled with a back-dore to it.

printers can find honest work for, and a bly. Let every master-printer certifie sufferance of more, is but a tuleration of what warehouses he keeps, and not the rest to print sedition, so that the su. change them without giving notice. pernumeraryes are in as ill a condition

ily. Let every master printer set his now, as they will be then; and yet somename to whatsoever he prints, or causes thing may be thought upou for their to be printed, (according to the late Act.) relief.

Bly. Let no primer presume to put There have been divers treasonous and ppon any book the title, marque, or vin seditious pamphlets printed since the ner, of any other person who has the Act of lodemnity; as, the speeches of the priviledge of sole printing the same, Jate King's Judges, Sir Henry Vaue's without the consent of the person so pri [Pretendect] Tryal; the Prodigies 1 Part vileda'd (according to the late Act), and and 2; and the like. Let any of these det no man presume to print another necessitous persons make known at man's copy.

whose request and for whose behoute 9lý. Let no printer presume either to these or the like, seditious libells have se-print or change the title of any book been printed, and they shall not only be formerly printed, without licence; or to pardon'd for having had a hand in it counterfeit a licence, or knowingly to themselves, but the first enformier shall put any man's name to a book as the upon proof or confession be recomauthor of it, that was not so,

mended to the first vacancy whereof he 10ly. Let it be penall to antedate any is capable in the new regulation, and the book; for, by so doing, new books will be next to the second, and s• successively : shutiled among old ones to the encrease and moreover a five shall be set upon the of the stock,

heads of the delinquents, to be employ'd 11ly. Let the price of books be re. toward the maintenance of su many ingulated.

digent printers as shall be interpreted te 12ly. Let no journy-man be employ'd, merit that regard, by such discovery.

· Extracts from the Port-folio of a Man of Letters.

LOUIS XIV, AND AN OLD COURTIER, myself to poetry, and bring me all manTHE leading characteristic of Louis ner of trasb." *Your Majesty," replied

I was vanity, and so far did he carry the marshall " is an excellent judge; it it, that Monsieur de St. Agnan, and M. is the most execrable stuff I ever saw in Dangeau, found no difficulty in per- my life." “ You are right," said the suading him that he could write verses king, “ must not he be a very silly fellow as well as another. Louis made the ex- who composed it!" "It is not possible," perinient, and composed a madrigal, replied Gramont, "to call him any thing which he himself dist not think very good, else.” “I am delighted," swd the king, but gave it to Marshal de Gramont, as "to bear you speak so frankly, no olie something which he had met withi, and else will be so honest; I think with you requested the marshal would tell him if he exactly; I wrote it myself." ever saw any thing so bad; "but," added

PETER THE GREAT, be, “: hey hud I have lately addicted When tho Czar was in France, they


presented to bim every thing which lie . 8. That you may never grow grey or admied, and one day let fall at his feet old. Die when you are young. a medal with his own portrait engraved 9. T., prevent a talior fun stealing on it, with this inscription, " Vires acquis your cloth. Let them make no cluatlis rit eundu." When he was shewn the for you; this is the only remedy, toinh of Cardinal Richelieu; as soon as · 10. To be in great esteem, mbet much he saw the statue of that great minister, money, live well, and treat all that come be displayed one of those violent trans. near you. ports which none but great souls are ca. 11. To prevent growing old. Keep pahle of feeling. He mounted the tombs, always in the sun in suinner, and in the and embracing the statue exclaimed, colo in winter, never allow yourselt rest; “ Gieat statesinan! why were not you fret at every thing that bappens; eac born in any time, I would have given you your meat cold, and drink water. one half of iny empire, that you might 12. That you may be successful in all have taught me how to govern the other!" law-suits.-Never pay either counsellor A nobleman that was present, observed or solicitor, nor fees of court, for all to che gentleman who stood next to him, that money is certainly lost, and it is a that, if the eloperor had given the car. daily charge upon you; and if you pay dinal one half of his kingdoin, it would them and gain your cause, still your not have been long before this enier- money is gone; and if you are cast, still prizing churchman would have been the worse. And take notice, that, before suvereign of the whole,"

you go to law, the controversy is, wbe. SINGULAR SOLUTIONS, FRON THE SPANISH' ther the money is your's or another's? OF QUEVEDO.

But when once the suit is begun, the con. Treatise of all things whalsoever, and trivance is, that it be neither your's nor many more, by the most learned and the other's, but their's who pretend 10 most expert Dr. W. Dedicated to the defend both. . . Compuny of Busy Bodies, the Society 13. That you may never be long sick. of Bubblers, and the Tribe of Old Im. -Send for your physician when you are pertinents, containing many wonderful, well, and give him money because you un accountable, and prodigious, Secrels, are not sick; for if you give it hin when which can never fail.

you are ill, how can you expect he should Propositions und Solutions. restore you to health which he gets no1. To oblige all handsome wonnen to thing by, and cure diseases by which lie follow you, if you are a inan; and the rich lives. gallants to do the same, if you are a

LAW AND LAWYERS. . wonan.-Be sure always to keep before. Sir Edward Coke in his Institutos, thein,

frequently takes occasion to blazon the 2. To be sure of a good reception learning and inportance of the lawyers. wherever you go, and it is infallible. He calls thein the sayes of Parliainent, Give sonething in every place, and you the very life and soul of the king's will find so good. # reception that you council! In a speech made upon a call will have cause to repent.

of serjeants, he compares the coif to the 3. To make the woman you love run helmet of Minerva, (who was the goddess after you wherever you go, though she of counsel), and likewise adds, that the bas never seen you before. Steal wbat four corners of their cap import, science, she has, and she will pursue you to the experience, observation, and recordation. end of the world.

· Sir John Fortescue expresses himself 4. That men and women may grant in most magnificent cerms, and displays, all you ask of them.-Desire the women with much ostentation, the great advanc to take all you have, and the men to give tages of studying the law, as well as the you nothing, and they will all grant it. awful diynily and pomp of its professors;

5. To be rich. If you have money, and he thinks it a great and peculiar keep it; and if you have not, do not token of divine goodness, mugna et quusi covet ir; and you will be rich enough. approbrila bi neuictio Dei, that from

6. To conne at any woman without anongst the judges and their offspring erer faring. If she walks, put on; if she have sprung up more pcers of the realın, puis on, run; if she runs, fly; and you than from any other order of men what. will soon come at her.

ever; whicis, saith he, can never be 1. That no clothes you have may ever ascribed to mere chance or fortune, that wear out.-Tear thein to rags yourself, being nothing, but ought to be attributed In the blessing of God, who, by his ptn. sideways, where there is a trapping down phet had declared, that the generation of the strata, and an opportunity for law of the upright should be blessed. Froin teral digestion : 3. That fossil life prina which position these two corollaries ma- cipally consists in the presence of the nisestly arise, first, that exalcation to a assimilating power; for a fossil fragment peerage is a blessing from Heaven; and of whatever kind, when removed from secondly, that this blessing may be obe its native bed, dies, and begins to obey tained by justice and uprightness in the that assimilating force, which domineers profession of the law: If this honest in the place whereinto it is thrown: 4. chancellor's reasoning be good, we must That light counteracts the assimilating be led to think very lighly of uur present power; the accretion of stalactites and chiets in the law, since it is plain that of several crystals being retarded by it.' the practice of it is, in our times as it The transplantability of fossiis, if they was beretofore, frequently the road to have a peculiar sort of life, might pere peerages and preferment.

haps be effected, so as to cause coals to ASSIMILATION.

; begin to vegetate, or silver, in mines not Anaxagoras, one of the most celebra- yet provided with these substances. ted philosophers of the antient world, Ilas the assimilating power a predilection was especially noted for teaching, that for a peculiar pabuluun? all individual beings, or bodies, originale

THE DEVIL'S DINNER. out of one another, 'ex mo; 'ovelou epocas : In Milton's Paradise Regained, the by homæumery, or assiinilation. Our lic devil offers a tempting dinner, which is thologists would do well to revive this described in these words : . name of an occult cause; in every clay- A table richly spread, in regal mode, pit, in every chali-pit, in every coal-pit, With dishes pild, and meats of noblest sort it may be observed, that the domineering And savour; beasts of chase, or fowl of game, fossil is constantly occupied in trans. In pastry built, or from the spit, or boil'd, muting, digesting, or assimilating, into Gris-amber.steam'd: all fists from sea or substance like itself, the organic, the ve

shore, . getable, or the mineral materials, which Freshet or purling brook, of shell or fin, have fallen' within its line of influence. And exquisitest same. In some places, one observes aint turning Probably this is a faithful description into chalk, in others chalk turning into of some of those cabinet dinners, of flint; in sonie, clav turning into chalk, which, while Milton was secretary of and in others, chalk turning into clay. state, lie partook at the protector's, or The like is true of more complex trans. elsewhere. It differs froin a modera mutations. Now, if this digestive, or dinner in the order of viands, the fish metamorphosing, power in fossils had a occurring last. It also differs in the s11 name, sowe law's might be prerlicated gular circumstance, that the pastry was concerning it; as for instance: 1. That perfuiped with ambergris. No doubt it is exeried by inears of an atmosphere, those tall goose-pies, built in standing since it extends bevond the visible limits crust, which last so long as to smell of of the digesting boily: 2. That it is more the cupboard, were still in vogue; and easily exerted perpendicularly than ho- might well require fumigation, when rizontally; since the progress of petrific about to be presented before company. conversion may be traced to a consider. And what is ambergris? Is it the drug able depth in contiguous superincumbent we now call spermaceti, mingled with strala, but can be traced a very little way some aromatic?



Of sweet Elfrida's bard, bis mossy seat! BOCONNOC IN CORNWALL,

His coy Lerina's brook, and kiss'd che sod.

But, whilst I wandered, visions of the great, Seat of Lord Grerville.

Beam'd round, to chase, as war'd some By MR. POL WHELE.

wizard rød, POWERED in Boconnoc's glooms, as erst. My sylvan muse. And shall not glory beat, I tridi

In generous bocoms, 'midst the bright Its quiet rale, I wood the dim retreat,



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Where chiefs stalk'd forth, by warlike ho. Or (frenzy to the firmest mind,). nour maild ? .

Still seeking, never may we find, Where not in vain had Charles, his standA trace of thee among mankind, ard rear'd,

My Son! my Sun!
While Cornish faith and valour aught In vain, would reason banish hence

Where shooe high patriot worth in Pitt Or the heart sick in pale suspence

Of mortal ills the lively' sense, rever'd And where, in Grenville, hath affection

Each phantom shun, .

Or if by 'night we drop asleep, haild

Midst dreary wastes, down many a steep, Shades by a consort's sister-sighs endear'd." We follow thee; then, wake and weep,

Vol. II. p. 57.

My Son! my Son!

Yet save us from the fiend Despair,

Father of mercies!Thine we are!
THE jealous Muse, who bade thine early

Without thy providential care,

There breathes not one! Traverse the dark Bolerium, o'er its clifts,

He hears the cry, when sorrow calls, With Fancy ranging, pale, where AUSIES Without whom not a sparrow falls,

When doubts distress, or fear appale, lifts The surge, was check’d, as philosophic

My Son! my Son! truth Prun'd thy wild wing; yet scarce suspecting TO A FRIEND, WHO REQUISTID A WRITS ruth,

TIN CHARACTIR Pursued thy fights at distance. Quick au OF LORD WELLINGTON. shifts

BY MAJoa c• • •. The vernal sun and shade, she mark'd thy GIVE Wellesley's portrait ? Oh, how vain glance,

the hope ! And rank'd thy rapid visions in her train, To gain that portrait in a letter's scope Illusive, and still hailid che fairy dance. Nor vain the hope alone; but he more vain; But, when she saw thy chemic powers ad. Who thinks his canvas can the bust contain, vance,

Can to one focys in his picture blend Where mineral Nature holds her mystic The statesman, sportsman, warrior, and reign,

friend, Embodying forms which Poets dar'd not Oh! not to me belongs the glowing lay, .. feign;

That bade the multitude resound Assaye ! * Starting at thy discoveries from her trance, Nor mine, alas! the animated strain, She own'd, with many a sigh, invention That told his deeds on Talavera's plain; vain.”

p. 59. Nor does ny. Musé presumptuous wing hat

Aight, TO THE AUTHOR'S SON, RICHARD; WHO, To sing the glories of Bosaco's height !!!

ON HIS WAY TO WOOLWICH ACADEMY, Yet had I pow'rs! how proudly I'd rehearse
HAD NEGLECTED TO WRITE TO HIS The deeds of Wellington in deachless verse;
FRIENDS, 1809.

Then future ages would repeat my lays,

In sounds of honour, and in songs of praise ; AH! why, dear boy, this long delay? Still should these lines, however poor and Again comes on the close of day;

brief, . To meet the Postman's lagging way,

Serve to acquaint you with our much-loved Thy brothers run!

chist; And hark! the hora resounds again,

Shew how he shines when war's dread claToo true my fears! its blast was vain!"

rion sounds, , Ab, why thus give thy parents pain? Or tell how jocundly be'll join your hounds; My Son! my Son!

Or his urbanity and mirch record,

When guests surround his hospitable board! Had not misfortune fallin on thee,

Paint the resources of his wond'rous mind, I'm sure thou would'st not silent be!

Of valour,, wisdom, wit, and worth, coma O now dire forms of fate, I see

bin'd; Each hope forgone!

Thus would the portrait in one sentence How could I send thee all untried,

• end, Poor wanderer! thus without a guide,

" His country's honour, and the soldier's Where roshes the world's whelming vide,

friend." My Son ! my Son!

Portugal, January 1811. Perhaps, 'tis thine in death to lie (No mother to sustain thee nigh)

• Or poor, the stranger passing by,

Alluding to a poem, commencing The unpitied moan !

« Shout Britons for the battle of Assaye." MONTULY MAG. No. 213,


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to R. CARMICHAEL, 18Q. PAYMASTER The emanation of thy Light Divine,

Nor sink in value as debased coin.

How few there are, whom purity of love,
ACCEPT, dear Sir, a humble lay,

Not selfish ends, but truth alone, dotk To welcome chis your natal day;

move When, to sum up your abstract clear,

To visit such distress, and wipe the tear, You dot and carry on, a year!

. Of deepest sorrow from the cheek of care ! Which, if life's ledger-book be true,

See priests ! professors ! they whose high pre. Makes you exactly forty-two.

tence : Oh! may no checks this day invade,

Would augur most of sympathy and sense, Nor drafts (save drafts of wine) be made; Avoid the famisli'd debtor's dismal home; But bills on jollity to-night,

Leave him unpitied, wounded, and alone! Be honour'd and discharg'd at sight!

A prey to Avarice! wliose malignant breath, And oh! if e'er misfortune's tide

Consigns to misery, and want, and death! Has plac'd you on the debtor-side,

“ Know then this truth, enough for man to May you now estimate a sum,

know," Of tenfold happiness to come!

" Virtue alone is happiness below." And when the Paymaster of all

Learn now thy errors, and thy weakness The world's great-muster-roll shall call, (Errors excepted, items past,)

And shun the rocks which fatal prov'd to May your accounts prove right at last.


That e'en when blackest scem, the gathering LINES RECENTLY WRITTEN IN PRISON, .. storms

ADDRESSED TO A COMPANION IN TROU AMiction teacheth, and the heart reforms.
BLE, UNDER CIRCUMSTANCES OF PE Probationary is the state of man,

Wisely ordain'd in the eternal plan, SUFFERER! despair not, though thy To fit us for the better world to come, prison here,

And point our souls to their eternal home; Prompts the deep sigh, and bids the falling To teach how vain are things of time and : tear!

sense, That ruthless torn from thy once cheerful Compared to our future recompence. home,

My friend! learn this, that trust in man is Destruction dictates there, th'unheeded moan,

vain, From wife and children-sorrowing in vain, Frustrates our hope, not mitigates our pair ; Adrift are tossid on life's tempestuous main! Seck then his aid, by penitence and prayer, Though gloomy scenes of adverse fate em- Who sees thy sorrows, and relieves thy

care; Thy constant thoughts, without a gleam of In thy own breast, the greatest friend thoutt -joy!

find, Though friends forsake thee, once eeteemid To guide thy judgment, and console thy sincere,

mind. Wbilst Fortune smilid—for then, nor pining care,

THE FLY.-A SONNET. Aor poverty's chill blast, nor Want's pale W ITH joyous hum, the curious thirsty face,

fly Nor wretchedacss had check'd thy prosp'rous Within the goblet's gilded rim displays, race

His wings transparent to the shining rays, Think not misfortune the sole mark of That bere allure : thu' fearful yet and shy. beaven,

The juice nectarious longing still to try, On crime in man, not otherwise forgiven ;

He buzzes round and round in giddy maze, Behold the just and good partake che rod, And now the tempting beverage he esAnd, taught by discipline, approach to God.

says, Behold kis favourite, che patriarch job, And now drinks deep, nor thinks of danger Cast down fruan greatness to her sad abode;

nigh! Mork bin sustaining the severest pain, Thus, happy fly, of pleasure's cup drink His virtues tried, a higher state regain.

deep! Hall sacred touchstone of the world's de. Since one short summer makes thy all of

ceit! By skee, sha' enchantment casily we break; No moments waste on grief, or care, or Kecpiendent Truth unveils a francic world!

strife; And all its clasquerade is now unfurla! Leave these to mortals, who are born te The typocrite wow suipt of his disguise,

weep! Har dutery can avaij, nor craft, nor ligs. Do thou enjoy the moments as they run, lochy cue misses seel), how few there are, Bask in the inorning ray, or noon-tide sune "Laus stand che test a whole characters can bear




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