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may serve the cause of literature geEcho the gladsome hills and vallies round, As balf the bells of Fife ring loud and swell not believed this library cost the Duke the sound.

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GEORGE KEITH, ESQ. ROYAL MARINES. Lines by a passing Stranger, intended for her

Tomb-stone. COULD early piety, could

sense refin’d, And all the nobler energies of mind, Could youth, could beauty, lay one claim to

Lamented Keith had fill'd no early grave:
Yet here she lies, pure paragon of worth,
Ere yet seven years call'd all her virtues forth,
Still had religion, friend of human kind,
Shed her blest rays upon her infant mind,

Departed Shade, accept a Stranger's lay,
Whose heart is rul'd by soft affection's sway;
Who comes a pilgrim to thy virgin bier,
To pay the tribute of one honest tear.

Gow and time are even now;
Gow beat time ; now time's beat Gow.


Proceedings of Parliament.


subject. He yet, however, expected that OTHING of public importance occurred order might be soon restored, that these ani

in the House of Lords from the 12th mosties would soon subside, and these dife May till the 2d June, when the bill for mak- ferences of opinion be soon united. He was ing a provision for the family of the late Mr therefore of opinion, that it would be highPerceval was read a third time, and passed. ly improper now for the public advantage,

to agitate this subjuct. But he must repeat, Wednesday June 3.

that he was authorised by the Prince Regent The Earl of Liverpool moved an adjourn to give the House and the country the fulment of the House until Friday ; when the lest information on this subject, and he was Duke of Norfolk, previous to aajourning, ready so to do, if called on by the House for wished to know, whether the Noble Earl that

purpose. was then Minister, or only holling the place The Earl of Liverpool, for himself and his for a few days ? To which his Lordship an colleagues disclaimed any knowledge of the swered, that he was only holding the situa- personal animosities spoken of by the Noble tion until the Regent should signify his plea. Marquis. sure as to any future arrangement.

Earl Grey and Lord Grenville also denied The Marquis IVelesley thought it his du- having been actuated by any personal feel. ty to the House and the public to state, that ing in the negociations alluded to, and exhis royal highness the Prince Regent had pressed their readiness to go into an explabeen most graciously pleased to command nation of the principles by which they had his advice and endeavours towards the for been governed ; but a majority of their anation of a new government on a firm and Lordships being of opinion that the discus. extended basis. He accordingly did proceed sion would be premature, the question of under those commands, and took such steps adjournment was put and carried. as, in his mind, were most likely to accomplish the end required. Not having succeed

Friday, June 5. ed, however, in his humble, but zealous at Earl Joira rore to state, that, in consetempts to effect that which his royal high- quence of the words “Dreadful personal ness had so much at heart, and which was so animorities,” which, on a former evening, necessary in the present state of the coun had fallen from a Noble Marquis (Weltry, he had that morning humbly and duti- lesley) in that Hlouse, and that the fact of fully tendered his resignation to the Prince such a feciing having been disclaimed by Regent, which his royal highness had bech every Member, he was sorry to find that it graciously pleased to accept It was also had gone ałsroad, that that was a feeling his duty to state, that his royal highness, which prevailed in the breast of the illustri. with that anxious wish which he had all ous person (Prince Regent) at the head of along displayed for the satisfaction of the the Government. He begged leave now, to country, had permitted hi;n, (and he was contracict such an insinuation, and to de. ready so to do) if the House desired it, to clare from what he know of that illustrious slate the whole progress of his negociations character, his inind was incapable of har. on this important subject ; all the advice bouring suci a feeling. He must also state, which he had presumed humbly to give, that the hitherto unsuccessful attempts to and every step which had been taken in at form an Administration had failed from mistempting the forination of a new govern- conception on the part of those to whom tho

At the same time it was also his propositions were made. duty to state, and he was sorry to be oblis. Lord Grenville was convinced that too ed to do so in the present dreadful and em much importance had been attached to the barrassed state of the country, that much expressions which had inadvertently dropa dreadful animosity, much difierence of opis ped from the Noble Marquis, and which nion, had been found to prevail among some were pot referrable to any individual. He of those who had been applied to on this could however, coincide in the correct. July 1812.


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ness of his Noble Friend's statement, that rend struck his understanding in a different the negociation for a new Ariministration point of view. In regard to the nomination had failed through viisconception. In the of individuals for scats in the Cabinet, it document submitted to him, it was dis was to be understood to be a inere statement tinctly statel, that the Prince Regent had of a wish on the part of the illustrious prei. signified his Royal pleasure as to the persons sonage who administered the power to the who should till particular oficez. Four Noble Marquis, and it was naturally beindividuals were expressly named, and the lieved that the nunes introduced would be places they should occuny, as Members of acceptable to the Noble Lords. He had the Cabinet, pointed out.

put one contruction upon the paper and Eul Moira regretted the absence of a

luis Noble Friends another; but although his Noble Lord (Wellesley), but repeated, that efforts had failed, yet (looking towards Lords misconception hand occasion d the failure of Grey and Growill,) even at that moment the negociation, which might be removed, his hopes of conciliation and union were not and adding, that if any delay had ariven, it cxtinct. was from an earnest desire to obtain as Lord Erskine declared that he regarded sistance from a source most adequate and the proposal in the same light as Lords nut unwilling to afford it.

Grey and Grenville, and that their accepFirl Grey said, he understood that the tance of office upon such terins would have Noble Lord persisted in maintuning that deprived them of the power of acting conthe proposal came to himself and his Noole scientiously. i'riord (Lord Grenville,) perfectly uncir Marquis Douglas had never any hopes cuinscribed and unfettered by previous sti that the Noble Marquis (Wellesley,) whose pulations : it was right that he should stand political opinions were so opposite to those clear in the opinions of their Lordships: he

of luis Noble Friends, would be able to effect would read the first peragraph of the docil that union of parties and sentiments which inent communicated to him, which would it was so desirable to procure. shew the Ciror his Noble Friend labuured The Duke of Aihol deprecated further under :---" Tbut his Royal Highness the di cursion, and declared his willingness to Prince Regent has significd his pleasure support any set of men whose views were that Lord Wellesley should conduct the patriotic, and directed to the salvation of the formation of a Governmentin all its brancies, country. After a few words from Lords and should be First Commissioner of the Boringdon and Eldon, the discussion here Treasury, and that Lord Moira, Lord terminated. Erskine, and Mr Canning should be liem

Monday, June 8. bers of the Cabinet. That it was probabio Lord Liverpool acquainted the House, that a Cabinet forned on an enlarged lasis,

that the Prince Regent had this day apmust be composed of twelve or thirteen pointed him Grst commissioner of the treaMembers; that the Prince Regent wished sury, and that the vacant offices would be Lords Grey and Grenville, on the part of filled up as soon as possible. their friends, to recommend for his Royal Lord Moira stated that he, but unfortuHighness's approbation ine names of funr nately without success, endeavoured to form Persois, if the Cabinet should consist of an administration founded on the basis of twelve, and of five persons, if it should those great political principles upon which, consist of thirt on Members, to be appointe he was persuaded, the prosperity and best ed by his Royal Highness the Prince Regent, interests of the country depended. The to fill such situaticos as might hereafter noble lords near him (Grenville and Grey) be arranged ; that his Royal Highness the had met his proposals in a spirit of frankPrince Regent left the selection of the nanes ness, and with an anxious desire to promote to Lords Grey and Grenville, without any the best interests of the nation ; and he had instruction or personal exclusion; that in only to regret, that their view of their duty completing the arrangements, the Prince had not permitted them to come to that Regent has granted to Lord Wellesley the arrangement which he had so much at entire liberty to propose the nares of any heart. After the efforts made by the Prince persons presentiy holding piaces in his Regent to satisfy the wishes of Parliament Royal Highness's Councils, or any other and the country, he should feel it his duty persons.”—Earl Grey concluded by saying to support any body of men whom his that he afterwards received a letter from Royal Highness might choose to appoint, as Lord Wellesley, who stated that neither far as was consistent with those great polihimseif nor Lord Moira had authority to tical principles which he had always inaindepart from the written instructions, nor to tained. make any explanation deemed necessary. The Duke of Norfolk expressed his surEarl Moira confessed the passage just prise that after the House of Commons had,


by their address, declared the inefficiency of should constitute the basis of the AdminisLord Liverpool's administration, the reins tration. The:c were, first, that the laws of government were still to be held by the relative to the Catholics should be taken same set of men.

into iininediate considcration, with a view Lord Liverpool observed, that the noble to conciliatory measures. Secondly, that duke had not given a correct account of the the war in the Penin-ula should be proseproceedings in the other House. The ad cuted on a scale of adequate vigouir.-dress was, to request his Royal Highness to He transmitted these propositions to dito formn a strong and efficient Administration. ferent parties. The answer he received He and his colleagues were unwilling to be from Lords Grenriile and Grey was, that a bor to any thing that might be satisfactory in such a moment as the present, they were to the Prince and the country; but after ready to enter with the utmost frankness what had passed he should have thought it

into the consideration cf what arrangement a breach of public dnty, if he had declined could be formed, so as best to meet tho the orice this day conferred upon him. cxigencies of the crisis; and that no per

Marquis Wcislcy said, that in the late sonal feeling slonki prevent their affording negociations, he had been met with frark every facility to the accomplishment of the ness and candeur by all parties, except the great object in vicw. The same proposition Noble Lords opposite, (looking towards the bad been mnde to the Noble Lords opposite, ministerial bo') and their friends lle (Liverpool and Harrowby) and the answer was ready to enter into the details, but was, that he (Lord Liverpool) had censuited thought it would be inore convenient tá an his colleagues, and that they did not think point a special day for that purpose. Head it necessary to consider the principles : teci not mean to charge the Noble Lords opposite in the proposition, as they were all recorrel (Liverpool and Harrowby) with any thing not to be Micwlers of any Administration criminal or dishonourable ; he only meant formed by Lord Wellesley. Another Noble to state the fact that in his mind, the Noble Lord, having stated the strong repugnante Lords and their friends, had been the only to have Lord Wellesley at the head of the obstacles to the formation of an efficient administration, thought it enough to refer to Administration. He called upon the Noble the answer of Lord Liverpool, as it was not. Earl (Moira) near him to say, whether he necessary to elitr farther into the discussion did not make every exertion to fulfil the of a matter of personal feeling. Their wishes of the country. His object had been, Lordships rould now judge whether he had to form an union of men agreeing in the not sufficient grounds both for his opinion most prominent principles of policy, leaving and his conduct. minor points for future discussion and Lord Harrozbu protestce against the Errangernent.

charge of personal animosity, and appeale! Lord L'arrowby warmly overved, that to the recent motives mide to the Noble when such a heavy charge was brought Marquis to show that no such feeling was against him and his friends, it was entertained. He then warmly adverted to not fit that the discussion of it should be the partint publicati of the correspondence püstponed to a future day. He inquired between the llarquis and Lord Liverpool, what he meant by the charge of " per and to the statement of the Marquis's opire sonal animosity," and if he interded to take ions published after Mr Perceval's death. advantage of the apology m:

ke for him by a Marquis IV ellery obrerved, that the Noble Baron, that it was thrown out loosely whole of the Noble Lord's speech proved the and incidentally in the course of his speech. existence of a feeling which rendered the Ile called for an explanation upon this task confided to bin abortive, though after point.

the explanation given he was not at liberty Marquis Wellcoliy commented upon the to rall it purscral arinosity. With regard lofty tone which the Noble Lord assum. to the publication of the statement alludei ed, as if he had declined to come to the to, the Noble Lor:l ought net to have unproof. In u-ing the expressions, “ dreadful sumed to fly that it had taken place by his perennal animosity” on a former day, he authority. The Noble Marquis thon gere had done so advisedly, and he had even a detail of the circunstanesi under û hieil thought that the Noble Lords avowed the he resigned; from which it appeared, tha', fact. He would now enter into particular, though he had been requel.d to continue and state his grounds for thinking so. in office, until the expiry of the rest ictions, his being vested with powers for forring an Mr Percevel, in the interval, thrice clar. Administration, it had been the olject of destinely applied to the Prince Pogeni to himself and his Hon. Friend, (Mr Canning) have him superse ledl. of this mannerly to accertain the agreement of men of all conduct he cepiplaiver to tbe Lord Chan. parties in certain leading principles, which, cellor, who was wlowed to state the contera


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