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sulman anger. See Prince Eugene's Memotre, gulf of Mexico; it rons through a rich but very P. 24. "The Seraskier received a wound in the Hat country, until it reaches within a miled thigh; he plucked up his beard by the roots, the Mississippi river, fifteen miles below the because he was obliged to quit the field." city of New-Orleans. The bay has branches

almost innumerable, in which persons cas lie Brief time had Conrad now to greet Gulnare.

concealed from the severest scrutiny. It cos

(p. 89. municates with three lakes, which lie on the Gulnare, o female name; it meatis, literally, southwest side, and these with the lake of the the flower of the Pomegranate.

same name, and which lies contiguons to the sca, where there is an island formed by the i

army of this lake and the sea. The eas Till even the scaffold echoes wuh their jest ! west points of this island were fortified in the

[p. 92. year 1811, by a band of pirates, under the In Sir Thomas More, for instance, on the mand of 'one Mr. La Fitte. À large may scaffold, and Anne Boleyn in the Tower, when of these outlaws are of that class of w grasping her neck, she remarked, that it was pulation of the state of Louisiana who too slender to trouble the headsman much."

from the island of St. Domingo doring the During one part of the French Revolution, it troubles there, and took refuge in the island became a fashion to leave some “mot" as a Cuba : and when the last war between Frar legacy; and the quantity of facetious last words and Spain commenced, they were compelled 90 spoken during that period would form a melan- leave that island with the short notice of a fan choly jest-book of considerable size.

days. Without ceremony, they entered the #

ed States, the most of them the State of Lao That closed their murder'd eage's latest day! iana, with all the negroes they had possessed

(p. 93. in Cuba. They were notified by the Goverage Socrates drank the hemlock & short time be- of that State of the clause in the constituan fore sunset (the hour of execation), notwithstand which forbad the importation of slaves ; bat, Ing the entreaties of his disciples to wait till the same time, received the assurance of the the sun went down.

Governor that he would obtain, if possible. the

approbation of the general Government for the Slow sinks, more lovely ere his race be run. . . . retaining this property. That frown where gentler ocean seems to smile. The island of Barrataria is situated chart

(p. 93. lat. 29. deg. 15 min. long. 92. 30. and is The opening lines of Canto III. have, per- markable for its health as for the superiar **** hape, little business here, and were annexed and shellfish with which its waters abouad. T* to an unpublished (though printed) poem; but chief of this horde, like Charles Moor, bat they were written on the spot in the Spring of mixed with his many vices some vintnes la 1811, and I scarce know why-the reader must year 1813 this party had, from its turpitude sad excuse their appearance here if he can. (See boldness, claimed the attention of the Govern “Curse of Minerva."')

of Louisiana ; and, to break up the establishack.

he thought proper to strike at the head. We The queen of night asserts her silent reign. therefore offered a reward of 500 dollars "

(p. 94. the head of Mr. La Fitte, who was well to The twilight in Greece is much shorter than to the inhabitants of the city of NewIn our own country; the days in winter are leans, from his immediate connexion, and Live longer, but in summer of shorter duration. once having been a fencing-master is the ed

of great reputation, which art be learni in The gleaming turret of the gay Kiosk. (p. 94. Buonaparte's army, 'where he was e Captas

The Kiosk is a Turkish summer-house; the The reward which'was offered by the Goverunt palm is without the present walls of Athens, not for the head of La Fitte was answered far from the temple of 'Thesens, between which offer of a reward from the latter of 15.00 bar and the the wall intervenes.-Cephisus the head of the Governor. The Governar en stream is indeed scanty, and Ilissus has no dered out a company to march from the city stream at all.

La Pitte's island, and to burn and destrer & His only bends in seeming o'er his beads. (p. 96. Orleans all his banditti. This company, onder

the property, and to bring to the city of \ The Comboloio, or Mahometan rosary; the the command of a man who had bees the im beads are in number ninety-nine.

mate associate of this bold Captain, approazbed And the cold flowers her colder hand contain'd.

very near to the fortified island, before be * a man,

or heard a sound, antil be beario

(p. 100. whistle, not unlike a boatswain's call. These In the Levant it is the custom to strew flowers was he found himself surrounded by armed sa on the bodies of the dead, and in the hands of who had emerged from the secret avenues o lice young persons to place a nosegay.

led into Bayou. Here it was that the madera

Charles Moor developed his few poble trans Link'd with one virtue, and a thousand crimes. for to this man, who had come to destros de

[p. 101. life and all that was dear to him, be sate That the point of honour which is represented spared his life, but offered him that which end in one instance of Conrad's character has not have made the honest soldier easy for the been carried beyond the bounds of probability mainder of his days, which was indicandle may perhaps be in some degree confirmed by fused. He then, with the approbat ins the following anecdote

of a brother buccaneer captor, returned to the city. This circumstanie in the present year, 1814.

and some concomitant crents, prored that ! Our readers have all seen the account of the band of pirates was not to be taken by land enterprise against the pirates of Barrataria; Our naval force having always been seal ation, history, or nature of that establishment. this illicit establishment could not be coperte For the information of such as were unacquaint- from them until augmented; for an affcrro ed with it we have procured from a friend the the navy, with most of the con boats following interesting narrative of the main facts, station, had to retreat from an overwhe! of which he has personal knowledge, and which force of La Fitte's. So soon as the asgarri cannot fail to interest some of our readers. Barrataria is a bay, or a narrow arm of the

tion of the navy authorised an attack, oor **


the result; and now this almost invulnerable the see. Rumour whisperod ho retained the vices point and key to New Orleans is clear of an of his youth, and that a passion for the fair sex enemy, it is to be hoped the government will formed an item in the list of his weaknesses ; bold it by a strong military force.-From an but so far from being convicted by seventy witAmerican Newspaper.

nesses, he does not appear to have been directly In Noble's continuation of Granger's Biograph- criminated by one. In short, I look upon these ical Dictionary, there is a singular passage aspersions as the effects of mere malice. How in his account of archbishop Blackbourne, and is it possible a buccaneer should have been so as in some measure connected with the profes- good a scholar as Blackbourne certainly was ? sion of the hero of the foregoing poem, I cannot he who had so perfect a knowledge of the clasresist the temptation of extracting it.

sics (particularly of the Greek tragedians), as "There is something mysterious in the history to be able to read them with the same easc as and character of Dr. Blackbourne. The former he could Shakespeare, must have taken great s but imperfectly known; and report has even pains to acquire ihe learned languages, and haye serted he was a buccaneer, and that one of his had both leisure and good inasters. But he was brethren in that profession having asked, on his undoubtedly educated at Christ-charch - College, irrival in England, what had become of his old Oxford. He is allowed to have been a pleasant bum, Blackbourne, was answered, he is Arch- man: this, however, was turued against him, by bishop of York. We are informed, that Black its being said, “le gained more hearts than souls. baurne was installed sub-dean of Exeter in 1694, which office he resigned in 1702: but after his *eccessor's, Lewis Barnet's, death, in 1704, he “The only voice that could soothe the passions regained it. In the following year he became of the savage ( Alphonso 3d) was that of an dean; and, in 1714, held witboit" the archdeanery amiable and virtuous wife, the sole object of his of l'ornwall. He was consecrated bishop of Ex- | love: the voice of Donna Isabella, the daughter eter, February 24, 1716 ; and translated to York, of the duke of Savoy, and the grand-daughter of November 28, 1721, as a reward, according to Philip 2d, King of Spain.-Her dying words sank court scandal, for uniting George I. to the Duch- deep into his memory; his fierce spirit melted ens of Munster. This, however, appears to into tears ; and after the last embrace Alphonso have been an unfounded calumny. As archbishop retired into his chamber to bewail his irreparable be behaved with great prudence, and was equally loss, and to meditate on the vanity of human respectable as the guardian of the revenues of life" Gibbon.


The event in the latter part of Canto 2d wasalarmed; and one of them informed the Pontiff *ukkested by the description of the death, or of the evening - excursion of his sons, and that rather burial, of the Duke of Gandia.

the Duke had not yet made his appearance. This The most interesting and particular account gave the Pope no small anxiety; but he conof this mysterious event is given by Burchard, jectured that the Duke had been attracted by and is in substance as follows: “On the eighth day some courtesan to pass the night with her, and of June the “Cardinal of Valenza, and the Duke not choosing to quit the house in open day, had of Gandia, sons of the Pope, supped with their waited till ihe following evening to return home. mother, Vanozza, near the church of S. Pietro When, however, the evening arrived, and he ad vincula; several other persons being present found himself disappointed in his expectations, at the entertainment. A late hour approaching, he became deeply afflicted, and began to make and the Cardinal having reininded his brother, inquiries from different persons, whom he ordered that it was time to return to the apostolic palace, to attend him for that purpose. Amongst these they mounted their horses or mules, with only was a man named Giorgio Schiavoni, who, bava few attendants, and proceeded together as far ing discharged some timber from a bark in the in the palace of Cardinal Ascanio Sforza, when river, had remained on board the vessel to watch the Duke informed the Cardinal, that before he it, and being interrogated whether he had seen Die missing therefore all his attendants, except - preceding, he replied, that

he saw two men on ing his staffiero, or footman, and a persou in a foot, who came down the street, and looked dilimark, who had paid him a visit whilst at supper, gently about, to observe whether any person and who, during the space of a month, or there- was passing. That seeing no one, they returned, aboats, previous to this time, had called upon and a shore time afterwards two others came, hin almost daily, at the apostolic palace ;' he and looked around in the same manner as the took this person behind him on his mule, and former; no person still appearing, they gave a proceeded to the street of the Jews, where he sign to their companions, when a mitted his servant, directing him to remain mounted on a white horse, having behind him a here until a certain hour; when, if he did not dead body, the head and arins of which bong on Teturn, he might repair to the palace. The Duke onc side, and the feet on the other side of the then seated the person in the mask behind him, horse; the two persons on foot supporting the ind rode, I know not whither; but in that night body,'to prevent its falling. They thus proceeded The servant, after having been dismissed, was usually discharged into the river, and turning also assaulted and morally wounded; and al- the horse, with his tail towards the water, the though he was attended with great care, yet iwo persons took the dead body by the arms and Such was his situation, that he could give no feel , and with all their strength flang it into intelligible account of 'what had befallen his the river. The person on horseback then asked

In the morning, the Duke not having if they had thrown it in, to which they replied, returned to the palace, his servants began to be Signor, si (yes, Sir). He then looked towards


the river, and seeing a mantle floating on the the others in his head, body, and limbe. No stream, he inquired what it was that appeared sooner was the Pontiff informed of the death of black; to which they answered, it was a mantle; his son, and that he had been thrown, like filth, and one of them threw stones upon it, in con- into the river, than giving way to his grief, be sequence of which it sunk. The attendants of shut himself up in a chamber and wept bilerts, the Pontiff then inquired from Giorgio , why he | The Cardinal of Segovia, and other attendanta had not revealed this to the governor of the on the Pope, went to the door, and after may city; to which he replied, that he had seen in hours spent in persuasions and exhortatisti

, his time a handred dead bodies thrown into the prevailed upon him to admit them. Free the river at the same place, without any inqqiry evening of Wednesday, till the following suw being made respecting them, and that he had day, the Pope took no food; oor did he top not, therefore, considered it as a matter of any from Thursday morning till the same board importance. The fishermen and seamen were the ensuing day. At length, bowever, then collected, and ordered to search the river; way to the entreaties of his attendants, be boi where, on the following evening, they found the to restrain big sorrow, and to consider the 10 body of the Duke, with his babit entire, and which his own health might sustain, by die thirty ducats in his purse. He was pierced with further indulgence of his grief."-Roscopila nine wounds, one of which was in his throat,' Tenth, Vol. I, p. 265.



The Turcoman hath left his herd. (p. 116. , intentional, resemblance in these twelve lines ta The life of the Turcomans is vandering and a passage in an unpublished poem of Mr. Cet patriarchal: they dvell in tents.

ridge, called “Christabel. "" It was not t]

after these lines were written that I heard that Coumourgi-he whose closing scene. (p. 117. wild and singularly original and beautiful pers Ali Coumourgi, the favourite of three sultans, recited; and the MS. of that production / Bonet and Grand Vizier to Achmet III., after recovering saw till very recently, by the kindness of Mr Peloponnesus from the Venetians in one com- Coleridge himself, who, I hope, in cobrincet paign, was mortally wounded in the next, against that I have not been a wilful plagiarist

. The the Germans at the battle of Peterwaradin (in original idea undoubtedly pertains to Mr. Calea the plain of Carlowitz), in Hungary, endeavour- ridge, whose poem has been composed abeit ing to rally his guards. He died of his wounds fourteen years. Let me conclude by a hope the next day. His last order was the decapitation he will not longer delay the publication ! of General Brenner, and some other German production, of which I can only add my site d prisoners; and his last words, “Oh that I could approbation to the applause of far more cape: thus serve all the Christian dogs!" & speech tent judges. (“Christabel' was pablished is is and act not unlike one of Caligula. He was a young man of great ambition and nnbounded presumption: on being told that Prince Eugene,

There is a light cloud by the moonihen opposed to him, "was a great general," hé

'Tis pasning and will pass full soonsaid "I shall become a greater, and at his expense."

1, by the iime its vapoury seil.... (p. 'N

I have been told that the idea espressed There shrinks no ebd in that tideless sea. (p. 119. these lines has been admired by those whose The reader

need hardly be reminded that there approbation is valuable. I am glad of it: bs aro no perceptible tides in the Mediterranean. found much better expressed in Vatbeton

it is not original-at least not mine : it may be And their white tusks crunch'd o'er the whiter to which I have before referred, and peset akull.

[p. 120.

recur to, or read, without a renewal of This spectacle I have seen, such as described,

tification. beneath the wall of the Seraglio at Constantinople, in the little cavities worn by the Bos- The horsetails are pluck'd from the greend phorus in the rock, a narrow terrace of which

and the sword. projects between the wall and the water. I think The horsetail, fixed upon lance, a Pacha the fact is also mentioned in Hobhouse's Tra- standard. vels. The bodies were probably those of some refractory Janizaries.

And since the day, when in the strail. [n 13

In the naval baitle at the mouth of the Dar And each scalp had a single long tust of hair. danelles, between the Venetians and the

(p. 120. Turks. This tnst, or long lock, is left from a superalition that Mahomet will draw them into Para- The jackat e troop, in gather id cry dise by it.

I believe I have taken a poetical liceo

transplant the jackal from Asia la Greece Was it the wind, through some hollow stone. ... never saw nor heard these animals; but aan

(p. 121. the ruins of Ephesus I have heard the boy I must here acknowledge a close, though un- hundreds. They haunt ruins, and follos ***.

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llad Cottle still adorn'd the counter's side. must have been painful lo read, and irksome to

(p. 597. praise it. If Mr. Hallam will tell me who did Mr. Cottle, Amos or Joseph, I don't know review it, the real name shall find a place in nich, but one or both, once sellers of books the text, provided, nevertheless, the said name ey did not write, and now writers of books be of two orthodox nusical syllables and will at do not sell, have published a pair of Epics. come into the verse: till then, Hallam must Alfred" (poor Alfred! Pye has been at him stand for want of a better. o!) and "ihe Fall of Cambria."

While gay Thalia's luckless votary, Lamb. May no rude hand disturb their early sleep!

The Hon. G. Lamb reviewed “Beresford's Poor Montgomery, though praised by every Miseries," and is moreover author of a Parce nglish Review, has been bitterly reviled by enacted with much applause at the Priory, e Edinburgh. After all, the Bard of Sheffield Stanmore, and damned with great expedition at a man of considerable genius: his “Wanderer the late Theatre Covent-Garden. It was entiSwitzerland" is worth a thousand."Lyrical tled “Whistle for it." allads," and at least fifty “Degraded Epics."

Beware lest blundering Brougham destroy the Vor hunt the bloodhounds back to Arthur's Seat ?


(p. 598. [p. 597.

Mr. Brougham, in No XXV. of the EdinburghArthur's Seat, the hill which overhange Edin- Review, throughout the article concerning Don urgh.

Pedro de Cevallos, has displayed more politics

than policy: many of the worthy burgesses of And Bow-street myrmidons stood laughing by? Edinburgh' being '80 incensed at the infamons

[p. 598. principles it evinces, as to have withdrawn their
In 1806, Messrs. Jeffrey and Moore met at subscriptions.
halk-Farm. The duel was prevented by the It seems that Mr. Brougham is not a Pict, as
terference of the magistracy; and, on examin- I supposed, but a Borderer, and his name is
ion, the balls of the pistols, like the courage pronounced Broom, from Trent to Tay. So be it.

the combatants, were found to have evaporat-
4. This incident gave occasion to much wag- Her son, and vanishid in a Scottish mixt. [p. 598.
ery in the daily prints.

I ought to apologise to the worthy Dcities for

introducing a new Goddess with short petticoats The other half pursued its calm career. (p. 598. to their notice : but, alas! what was to be done? The Tweed here behaved with proper deco- I could not say Caledonia's Genius, it being im: it would have been highly reprehensible well known there is no Genius to be found from 1 the English half of the river to have shown Clackmannan to Caithnede : yet, without superne ymallest symptom of apprehension.

natural agency, how was Jeffrey to be saved ?

The “national Kelpies," are too unpoetical, and V Jeffrey died, except within her arms. (p. 598. the “Brownies " and "Gude Neighbours" (SpiThis display of sympathy on the part of the rits of a good disposition), refused to extricate olbooth (the principal prison in Edinburgh), him. A Goddess therefore has been called for hich truly seems

to have been most affected the parpose, and great ought to be the gratitude a this occasion, is much to be commended. It of Jeffrey, seeing it is the only communication as to be apprehended, that the many unhappy he ever held, or is likely to hold, with any thing riminals executed in the front, might have reu-heavenly. ered the edifice more callous. She is said to e of the softer sei, because her delicacy of Declare his landlord can translate, at least ! eling on this day was truly feminino, though, ke most feminine impulses, perhaps a little Lord Holland has translated some specimens of Ifish.

Lope de Vega, inserted in his life of ihe Author :

both are bepraised by his disinterested guests. The travell'd Thane! Athenian Aberdeen. (p. 598. His lordship has been much abroad, is a mem. Reforms each error and refines the whole. er of the Athenian Society, and reviewer of

[p. 598. Gell's Topography of Troy."

Certain it is, her ladyship is suspected of hav

ing displayed her matchleys wit in the dinburghHerbert shall wield Thor'a hammer, and some- Review: however that may be, we know from times.

(p. 598. good authority that the manuscripts are submitMr. Herbert is a translator of Icelandic and ied to her perusal – no doubt for correction. ther Poetry. One of the principal pieces is a Song on the Recovery of Thor's Hammer:" the Puns, and a prince within a barrel pent. (p. 598. ranslation is a pleasant chaunt in the vulgar In the melo-drame of Tekeli, that heroic ingue, and ended thus :

prince is clapt into a barrel on the stage-a new Instead of money and rings, I wot,

asylum for distressed heroes. The hammer', Bruises were her lot ; Thus Odin's son his hammer got.

While Reynolds vents his "dammes, poohs, and

zounds." And classic Hallam, much renown'd for Greek. All these are favourite expressions of Mr. R.

(p. 598. and prominent in his Comedies, living and defunct. Mr. Hallam reviewed Payne Knight's Taste, nd was exceedingly severe on some Greek ver- A tragedy, complete in all but words? (p. 598. ex therein: it was not discovered that the lines Mr. T. Sheridan, the new Manager of Drurylite Pindar's, till the press rendered it impos- Lane Theatre, stripped the Tragedy of Bonduca ible to cancel the critique, which still stands of the Dialogue, and exhibited the scenes as the 9. everlasting monument of Hallam's ingenuity. spectacles of Caractacus. Was this worthy of The said Hallam is incensed, because he is his sire, or of himself ? alsely accused, saying that he never dineth t Holland-House. if this be true, I am sorry Her flight to garnish Greenwood's gay designs. lot for having said so, but on his account, as I inderstand his lordship's feasts are preferable

Mr. Greenwood is, we believe, Scene-Painter his compositions. if he did not review Lord to Drury-Lane Theatre : as such Mr. s. is much folland's performance, I am glad, because it indebted to him.

(p. 598.

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[p. 599.

In five facetious acta comes thundering on. (p. 599. ; Lord C's works, most resplendently bound, latu

Mr. S. is the illustrious author of the “Sleep- a conspicuous ornament to his book-obeles: ing Beauty:" and some Comedies, particularly

The rest is all but Icather and prunella. “Maids and Bachelorg; " Baccalaurei baculo magis quam lauro digni.

And Melville's Mantle prove a Blanket too! And worship Catalani's pantaloons.

(p. 599. Naldi and Catalani require little notice, for

Melville's Mantle, a parody OD "Elijah the visage of the one, and the salary of the Maatle," a poem. other, will enable us long to recollect these amusing vagabonds; besides, we are still black

Leave wondering comprehension far behind and blue froin the squeeze on the first night of the lady`s appearance in trowsers.

This lovely little Jessica, the daughted the

noted Jew K-, seems to be a follower de of vice and folly, Greville and Argyle! (p: 599. Della Crusca School, and has published in To prevent any blunder, such as mistaking a

lumes of very respectable absurdities in ripe street for a man, I beg leave to state, that it is as times go; besides sundry novels in the are the lustitution, and not the Duke, of that name, of the first edition of the Monk. which is here alluded to.

A gentleman with whom I am slightly ac- Chain'd to the signature of 0. P. q. ( quainted, lost in the Argyle Rooms several thou

These are the signatures of various wortuin cand pounds at Backgammon. It is but justice who figure in the poetical departments ef me to the manager in this instance to say, that

newspapers. some degree of disapprobation was manifested. But why are the implements of gaming, allowed

And Capel Loffl declares 'tis quite rublie. in a place devoted to the society of both sexes ? A pleasant thing for the wives and daughters of

Capel Lofst, Esq., the Mæcenas of shoemaker those who are blest or cursed with such connec- and Preface-writer-general to distressed terve tions, to hear the billiard-tables rattling in one room, and the dice in another! That this is the wish to be delivered of rhyme, but de net bara

men; a kind of gratis-accoucheur to those who case I myself can testify, as a late unworthy how to bring it forth. member of an institution which materially affects the morals of the higher orders, while the lower Lo! Burns and Bloomfield, nay, a greater te may not even move to the sound of a tabor and fiddle, without a chance of indictment for riotous

See Nathaniel Bloomfield's ode, elegy, or s behaviour.

ever he or any one else chooses to call in

the enclosure of “Honington Green." Behold the new Petronius of the day. [p: 599.

Petronius, "arbiter elegantiarum to Nero, "and a very pretty fellow in his day," as Mr. May Moorland-weavers boast Pindari eki? Congreve's old Bachelor saith.

Vide “Recollections of a Weaver in the West To live like Clodius, ' and like Falkland fall.

lands of Staffordshire."

(p. 600. • Mutato nomine de te fabala narratur.

Come forth, oh Campbell! give thy talent, I knew the late Lord Falkland well. On Sunday night I beheld him presiding at his own ta

It would be superfluous to recal to the air ble, in all the honest pride of hospitality; on

of the reader the author of “The Pleasures o Wednesday morning at three o'clock, I saw,

Memory," and “The Pleasures of Hope," the stretched before ine, all that remained of cour

most beautiful didactic poems in our langan age, feeling, and a host of passions. He was a

if we except Pope's Essay on Man: bat so man! gallant and successful officer ; his faults were poetasters have started up, that even the tas the faults of a sailor-as such, Britons will for- of Campbell and Rogers are become strange give them. He died like a brave man in a better cause, for had he fallen in like manner on Bear witness Gifford, Sotheby, Mecneil. [p. All the deck of the frigate to which he was just ap- Gifford, author of the Baviad and Mas iad, the pointed, his last moments would have been held first satires of the day, and Translator of Jestema up by his countrymen as an example to succeed- Sotheby, translator of Wieland's Oberas od ing heroes.

Virgil's Georgics, and author of Saul, an epic pees

Macneil, whose poems are deservedly present From silly Hafis up to simple Bowles. (p. 600. lar: particularly “Scotland's Scaith, or the Wae

What would be the sentiments of the Persian of War," of which ten thousand copies sent Anacreon, Hafiz, could he rise from his splendid sold in one month. sepulchre at Sheeraz, where he reposes with Ferdousi and Sadi, the Oriental Homer and Ca- Why slumbers Gifford ?" ORCE edo sad tullus, and behold his name assumed by one

vain. Stott'of Dromore, the most impudent and exe- Mr. Gifford promised publicly that the crable of literary poachers for the daily prints? and Mæviad should not

be his last origina

works : let him remember, "mox in relectaris Lord, rhymester, petit-maitre, pamphleteer! draconeg."

[p. 600. The Earl of Carlisle has lately published an Unhappy White! while life was in its spring eighteen-penny pamphlet on the state of the Stage, and offers his plan for building a theatre: it is to be haped his lordship will be tober 1806, in consequence of too much eserico

Henry Kirke White died at Cambridge, in Oc permitted to bring forward any thing for the in the pursuit of studies, that would bave. Stage, except his own tragedies.

tured a mind which disease and poverty could

not impair, and which Death itself destroyed And hang a calf-skin on those recreant lines. rather than subdued. His poems abound it en

[p. 600. beauties as must impress'the reader with the Thou wear a lion's hide! doff it, for shame, liveliest regret that so sbort a period was alini And hang a calfs-skin on those recreant limbs. ted to talents, which would have diguified esco

SHAKOPBABE, King Joba. I the sacred functions he was destined to anos.


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