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Oh! if you love me, be these billows check’d, Seu me diligitis, tantos compescite Auctus; And let your heav'nly pow'rs our ship protect : Pronaque sint nostræ numina vestra rati; If more you hate, convey me where I'm sent, Seu magis odistis, jussæ me advertite terrae That coast forms part of my hard punishment. Supplicii pars est in regione mei.

Bear hence, (what ask I now?) ye rapid gales, Ferte (quid hic facio ?) rapidi mea carbasa venti. My bark: why see Ausonia's shores my sails? Ausonios fines cur mea vela vident? Cæsar forbids: why stop his exile's race ? Noluit hoe Casar: quid, quem fugat ille, tenetis? Allow the Pontic realms to see my face.

Adspiciat vultus Pontica terra meos. He orders, and I have deserv'd my flight; Et jubet, et merui. Nec, quæ damnaverit ille, Nor I esteem it reverent, or right,

Crimina defendi jusve piumve puto. Defending to uphold the acts, that he

Si tamen acta Deos nunquam mortalia fallunt; Condemn’d as crimes by his supreme decree.

A culpâ facinus scitis abesse meâ. Yet if gods ne'er mistake man's deeds below, Immd ita ; vos scitis. Si me meus abstulit error, Crime was far distant from my fault you know;

Stultaque mens nobis, non scelerata fuit: Yes this you know; if error then inclin’d

Quamlibet è minimis, domui si favimus illi; My way, and weak, not wicked, was my mind;

Si satis Augusti publica jussa mihi ; If I, although among the least around,

Hoc Duce si dixi felicia secula; proque Firmly devoted to his house was found;

Cæsare tura pius Cæsaribusque dedi: If ev'ry sanction of a law's decree,

Si fuit hic animus nobis ; ita parcite, Divi. The mandate of Augustus had to me;

Sin minùs; alta cadens obruat unda caput. If blessid I call'd the age his sceptre sway'd; Fallor? an incipiunt gravidæ vanescere nubes, Zealous for him and his the incense laid;

Victaque mutati frangitur ira maris? If thus my soul inclin'd, ye gods, then save ; Non casus, sed vos sub conditione vocati, If not, be this head whelm'd by some vast wave. Fallere quos non est, hanc mihi fertis opem."

Am I deceiv'd? Do the big clouds decrease? And does chang’d Ocean's conquer'd fury cease? Not chance, but you, whom none can cheat, im

plor'd On truth's condition, this relief afford.”

The following short extract is from the first elegy, addressed to his book, beginning with the 75th line of the original.

“ Pierc'd by the hawk's sharp claws, the pi

geon fears

At the least rustling of the wing she hears;
Nor, from the rav'ning wolf's jaws snatch'd

away,
Far from the sheepfold dares the lambkin stray;
Phäëton, did he live, would heav'n avoid,
Nor touch the steeds he, foolish, long'd to guide;
I too confess, their fury taught to prove,
That I feel terror at the arms of Jove;
And when he thunders, think his pow'rful ire,
Pursuing seeks me with revengeful fire.”

« Terretur minimo pennæ stridore columba,

Unguibus, accipiter, saucia facta tuis. Nec procul à stabulis audet secedere, si qua

Excussa est avidi dentibus agna lupi.
Vitaret cælum Phaethon, si viveret ; et quos

Optârat stultè, tangere nollet equos.
Me quoque, quæ sensi, fateor, Jovis arma timere:

Me reor infesto, cùm tonat, igne peti.”

The remaining extracts are taken from the several elegics, in their proper order. The following extract is from the third elegy, commencing at the 87th line.

“ Thus she exclaim'd, thus had exclaim'd be

fore,
And yielding to my int'rest, scarce gave o'er;
Mournful I go, in squalid garb and slow,
(If carried without fun'ral was to go,)
And o'er my beard-spread face my mix'd locks

flow.
She, they relate, deep grieving for my doom,
Half lifeless, fainting, fell within her home;
And as she rose, with hair by dust o'erspread,
And mov'd her limbs from their cold earthy bed,

66 Talia tentabat: sic et tentaverat ante :

Vixque dedit victas utilitate manus.
Egredior (sive illud erat sine funere ferri)

Squalidus immissis hirta per ora con
Illa dolore gravis tenebris narratur obortis

Semianimis mediâ procubuisse domo.
Utque resurrexit, foedatis pulvere turpi

Crinibus, et gelidâ membra levavit humo;

Now mourn'd herself, now her lone house de. Se modd, desertos modò complorâsse Penates ; plor’d,

Nomen et erepti sæpe vocàsse viri : And often call'd upon her ravish'd lord. Nec gemuisse minùs, quàm si natæve meumve Not less her groans than if upon the pile,

Vidisset structos corpus habere rogos:
Mine or her daughter's corpse she saw the while; Et voluisse mori; moriendo ponere sensus :
And wish'd to die, from feeling to be free, Respectuque tamen non posuisse mei.
Yet kept that feeling through regard for me. Vivat: et absentem quoniam sic fata tulerunt,

Still may she live, since unrelenting fate Vivat, et auxilio sublevet usque suo."
Has brought me to this lamentable state:
Still may she live, and constantly afford
Supporting aid to her far distant lord.”

Elegy fourth, from the beginning.

« In ocean dips the keeper of the bear, 4. Tingitur Oceano custos Erymanthidos Ursæ, And heaves th' expanded waters with his star; Æquoreasque suo sidere turbat aquas: Still we reluctant cut the Ionian wave,

Nos tamen Ionium non nostrâ findimus æquor But fear itself compels us to be brave.

Sponte: sed audaces cogimur esse metu. Ah me, swoln with what winds the billows sweep! Me miserum, quantis increscunt æquora ventis ; How boil the sands, torn from their lowest deep! Erutaque ex imis fervet arena vadis ! To mountains equallid, dash the raging floods Monte nec inferior proræ puppique recurvæ O’er prow and stern, and lash the painted gods; Insilit, et pictos verberat unda Deos. The pine frame cracks, the storm-struck cordage Pinea texta sonant: pulsi stridore rudentes : moans,

Adgemit et nostris ipsa carina malis. The keel itself, with our disasters groans; Navita confessus gelido pallore timorem The cold pale mariners, betraying fear,

Jam sequitur victam, non regit arte, ratem." Drive in the conquer'd bark, not skilful steer.'

Elegy fifth, from the 25th line.

“ Sure as by fire the yellow gold is shown,
So by adversity is friendship known :
While fav'ring fortune's cheerful visage smiles,
All Alock about her wealth's unbroken piles,
But quickly fly, soon as the thunders sound;
Nor known to one is he, so lately found
By bands of fond companions girt around.
This, which I once from old examples drew,
Is now perceiv'd in my own suff'rings true:
Ofnum'rous friends, scarce two or three remain,
Not mine the crowd, they were my fortune's

train."

" Scilicet ut fulvum spectatur in ignibus aurum,

Tempore sic duro est inspicienda fides.
Dum juvat, et vultu ridet Fortuna sereno ;

Indelibatas cuncta sequuntur opes.
At simul intonuit; fugiunt: nec noscitur ulli,

Agminibus comitum qui modd cinctus erat.
Atque hæc exemplis quondam collecta priorum,

Nunc mihi sunt propriis cognita vera malis. Vix duo tresve mihi de tot superestis amici:

Cætera Fortunæ, non mea, turba fuit."

Elegy 6th, from the beginning.

Clarius, the bard, not so his Lyde lov’d, “ Nec tantùm Clario Lyde dilecta poetæ, Nor so attach'd to Battis Coos prov'd,

Nec tantùm Coo Battis amata suo est : As you, my wife, dwell in this breast ador’d; Pectoribus quantùm tu nostris, Uxor, inhæres ; Worthy a less distress’d, not better lord.

Digna minùs misero, non meliore viro. Like a supporting beam you stay my fall, Te mea suppositâ veluti trabe fulta ruina est : And if I yet am aught, you give it all.

Siquid adhuc ego sum, muneris omne lui est. You are the cause that those who sought to share Tu facis, ut spolium ne sim, neu nuder ab illis My wreck’s remains, nor spoil'd nor stripp'd me Naufragii tabulas qui petiêre mei. bare.

Utque rapax stimulante fame cupidusque cruoris As, famine driv'n, and ravening for gore, Incustoditum captat ovile lupus : The wolf the guardless sheepfold lurks before, Aut ut edax vultur corpus circumspicit ecquod Or greedy vulture searches round to try

Sub nulla positum cernere possit humo:” If an unburied carcass he can spy:

Sic mea nescio quis, rebus malefidus acerbis, So, midst my woes, some faithless wretch un- In bona venturus, si paterêre, fuit."

known, Would, if permitted, on my stores have flown."

Elegy seventh, from the beginning.

“ If you a semblance of my visage own, “ Si quis habes nostris similes in imagine vultus; Strip from its locks the ivied bacehal crown; Deme meis hederas Bacchia serta comis. Graceful round joyous bards such honours spread, Ista decent lætos felicia signa poetas. A garland is not suited to my head.

Temporibus non est apta corona meis. This you, best friend, who with affection's care, Hee tibi dissimulas, sentis tamen, optime, dici, Upon your finger bear me and re-bear,

In digito qui me fersque refersque tuo. Feign not to understand, yet in your breast Effigiemque meam fulvo complexus in auro You feel the mandate is to you address’d.

Cara relegati, quà potes, ora vides. Holding my image in pale gold's embrace, Quæ quoties spectas, subeat tibi dicere forsan, You, as you can, view the dear exile's face, Quam procul à nobis Naso sodalis abest! And think perhaps, oft as you view, to say, Grata tua est pietas: sed carmina major imago How far from us our Naso is away.

Sant mea; quæ mando qualiacunque legas." Priz'd is your fondness, but my image shines A much superior likeness in my lines, Which, of whatever sort they prove, proceed, I charge you, in our friendships name, to read.”

Elegy eighth, from the 29th line. « Who was I, if not he to you allied

"Quid, nisi convictu causisque valentibus essem, By festal boards, strong ties, and love long tried; Temporis et longi vinctus amore tibi ? Whose serious and whose gay at large you knew, Quid, nisi tot lusus et tot mea seria nôsses, As I the gay and grave that chequer'd you ? Tot nossem lusus seriaque ipse tua?

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Have these to ocean winds all vainly pass'd ? Cunctane in æquoreos abierunt irrita ventos?
All been borne off, in Lethe's waters cast? Cunctane Lethæis mersa feruntur aquis?
In gentle Rome I do not judge thee bred, Non ego te placidâ genitum reor urbe Quirini ;
That city which my foot not now dares tread, Urbe, meo quæ jam non adeunda pede est :
But midst the rocks of Pontus' left-hand strands, Sed scopulis, Ponti quos habet ora sinistri :
And Scythia's mountain-wilds, and with Sarma- Inque feris Scythiæ Sarmaticisque jugis.
tic bands.

Et tua sunt silicis circum præcordia venæ ;
Offlint are form’d your heart's surrounding veins; Et rigidum ferri semina pectus habet.
Imbedded iron your hard breast contains: Quæque tibi quondam tenero ducenda palato
And she a tigress was, the nurse that plac'd Plena dedit nutrix ubera, tigris erat,"
Her swelling dugs for your young palate's taste."

Elegy ninth, from the 15th line. « For ever false may these appear to you, “ Hæc precor et semper possint tibi falsa videri : Yet my experience must confess them true. Sunt tamen eventu vera fatenda meo. While standing firm, my dwelling, widely known Dum stetimus, turbæ quantùm satis esset habeAlthough not splendid, crowds enough could own; bat But when the stroke descended on its height, Nota quidem, sed non ambitiosa, domus. All at the threaten'd ruin took affright,

At simul impulsa est; omnes timuêre ruinam: And turn'd their cautious backs in common flight. Cautaque communi terga dedère fuga. No wonder that those dreadful bolts they fear, Sæva nec admiror metuunt si fulmina, quorum Whose fires are seen to blast each stander near.” Ignibus adflari proxima quæque solent.”

Elegy tenth, from the beginning.

« I have a bark to urge along her way, “Est mihi, sitque, precor, flava tutela Minerva The ward, (and may she so remain I pray,) Navis ; et à picta Casside nomen habet. of yellow-hair'd Minerva's guarding cares; Sive opus est velis; minimam bene currit ad auAnd from a painted casque her name she bears. If needing sails, with the least breeze she flies; Sive opus est remo; remige carpit iter. If oars, by rowers' aid her progress plies; Nec comites volucri contenta est vincere cursu : Nor in the rapid course content t' outstrip Occupat egressas quamlibet ante rates. Her mates, but gains each previous-parted ship; Et patitur fluctus, fertque adsilientia longè Bears well the surge, far-rolling ocean braves, Æquora, nec sxvis icta fatiscit aquis.": Nor gape her seams when lash'd by raging

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Elegy eleventh, from the 13th line. * Oft was I, while with doubting terror cross'd, " Sæpe ego nimbosis dubius jactabar ab Hædis : By the dark storm-collecting Hædi toss'd,

Sæpe minax Steropes sidere pontus erat. Excited by the Steropean star,

Fuscabatque diem custos Erymanthidos Ursæ : Oft Ocean threaten’d with his billowy war; Aut Hyadas sævis auxerat Auster aquis: And now Arcturus overcast the day,

Sæpe maris pars intus erat; tamen ipse trementi Or Auster's savage floods increas'd the Hyads' Carmina ducebam qualiacunque manu. sway;

Nunc quoque contenti stridunt Aquilone rudenOft dash'd some wave within, yet still I plann'd tes; My verse, such as is, with trembling hand;

Inque modum tumuli concava surgit aqua. Ev'n now, by Boreas stretch'd, the ropes re- Ipse gubernator, tollens ad sidera palmas, sound,

Exposcit votis immemor artis opem. And the bow'd sea heaves hillock-like around. Quocunque adspicio, nihil est, nisi mortis imago : The steersman's self, his hands tow'rds heav'n Quam dubiâ timeo mente, timensque precor. display'd,

Attigero portum, portu terrebor ab ipso. Unmindful of his skill, in pray'r asks aid. Plus habet infestâ terra timoris aquà. No form but death appears, where'er I view, Nam simul insidiis hominum pelagique laboro Which, doubtingly, I fear and pray for too. Et faciunt geminos ens unda metus. The port will fright me when I reach the strand, Ille meo vereor ne speret sanguine prædam : More dreadful than the hostile flood is land. Hæc titulum nostræ mortis habere velit. At once I toil midst man's and ocean's snares, Barbara pars læva est, avidæ succincta rapinæ, And sword and water incite double fears.

Quam cruor et cædes bellaque semper habent. That from my blood I dread hopes spoils to gain, Cumque sic hibernis agitatum fluctibus æquor ; This would the credit of my death obtain.

Pectora sunt ipso turbidiora mari,"
Savage the race to left, intent on prey,
Whom gore, and war, and slaughter always

sway;
More boist'rous than the ocean are their souls,
Ev'n when with winter's billows, ocean rolls."

ART. 9. LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC INTELLIGENCE.

DOMESTIC.

cal parts of the New-Testament. In. THE following original works have tended for the use of Sunday Schools in

By a LADY. principal booksellers:

The Commercial Swift Writer; or, The Battle of Niagara, without notes, Clerk's Sure Guide to Penmanship, &c. and Goldan, or the Maniac Harper, by Written and Engraved by G. B. KING. John O'Cataract, author of Keep Cool. This work contains a system for making

Acts and Resolutions passed by the figures; and a dissection of the two wriFifteenth Congress of the United States, ting alphabets, to express the true system December, 1817-April, 1818, together of writing by invention. Also, fan Illuswith the Treaties concluded at the same tration, by the Rev. Mr. O. A. STANSBUperiod.

Ry, Superintendent of the New York InA Grammar of the English Language, stitute for the Deaf and Dumb. in a series of Letters, intended for the use The Clergyman's Almanac, for 1819. of Schools, and of Young Persons, by Second edition of the New York State Wm. Cobbett.

Calendar, by ANDREW BEERS. Dwight's Theology, vol. 3.

Proposals are issued at Boston for pubWheaton's Reports, vol. 3. Serjeant's lishing Elements of Chemical Science; and Rawle's Reports, vol. 1.

in two volumes octavo, with Plates. By A new edition of Letters to Caleb John GORHAM, M. D. Professor of CheStrong, Esq. on Capital Punishment and mistry, in Harvard University. War.

A semi-weekly paper is to be published A second edition of the Cotton Plan. at the new city of BLAKELY, to be called ter's and Farmer's Companion. By BAR- the “ Blakely Sun, and Alabama AdverNEVELL DEVEAUX, Esq.

tiser." Questions and Answers on the Histori- The following Works, some with Notes

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and Additions, by American authors, have livery. This number contains a new and been republished:

elegantly coloured Map of the United A System of Chemistry, in 4 volumes, States, engraved expressly for this work, by THOMAS THOMSON, from the fifth Lon- and compiled from the latest and best audon edition, with notes, by THOMAS Coo- thorities, by John MELISH. PER, Professor in the University of Peon- Travels of a Philosopher: or, Observasylvania.

tions on the Manners and Arts of various An Experimental Inquiry into the Nations in Africa and Asia. By M. LE Laws of the Vital Functions, with some POIVRE. Originally read before the Royobservations on the nature and treatment al Society of Agriculture at Lyons. of Internal Diseases, by A. P. WILSON Letters from Illinois, by MORRIS BIRKPHILIP.

BECK, illustrated by a Map of the United The Principles of Midwifery, including States, showing Mr. Birkbeck's Journey the Diseases of Women and Children, by from Norfolk to Illinois, and a Map of EnJOHN BURNS, with Improvements and glish Prairie and the adjacent country, Notes, by THOMAS E. JAMES, in 2 vols. by John MELISH.

The Dew Drop, or Summer Morning's The Edinburgh Review, No. 59. Walk, by F. B. Vaux, author of Henry, Memoirs relating to the Highlands, with &c.

Anecdotes of Rob Roy and his family. Deaf and Dumb, by Miss SANDRAM, Le Telemaque des Ecoles ou les A. author of the Twin Sisters, &c.

ventures De Telemaque Fils D'Ulysse, Edwards on Religious Affections, Dedié a l'Enfance. Abridged by ELLERBY.

The Identity of Junius, with a distinGreenland, the adjacent Seas and the guished Living Character, established, North West Passage to the Pacific Ocean. including the supplement, consisting of Illustrated in a voyage to Davis's Straits, fac similes of Hand-writing, and other Ilduring the summer of 1817, by BERNARD lustrations. O'REILLY, Esq.

press.

Narrative of a Journey in Essays on some select parts of the the Interior of China, and a Voyage to Liturgy of the Church of England, the and from that country in the years 1816. substance of a Course of Lectures de- and 1817, containing an Account of the livered in the Parish Church of St. Wer- most interestinġ Transactions of Lord burgh, Bristol, by T. BIDDULPH, A. M. Amherst's Embassy to the Court of Pekin,

Deaf and Dumb, or the Abbe de &c. by CLARKE ABET. L'Epee, an historical drama, founded upon Proposals are in circulation for publishvery interesting facts, from the French of ing a new edition of Delano's Voyages M. BOUILLY, with a Preface, by LAU. and Travels. RENT CLERC, Professor of the Deaf and Dumb Asylum.

No. 4 of the FIoly Bible, including the The Rev. Mr. HOLLEI of Boston, who Old and New Testaments, and the Apoc- has proceeded to Kentucky, to assume rypha, according to the authorised ver- the government of the University of sion, with Notes explanatory and practi- Transylvania, is accompanied by Mr. C. cal; taken principally from the most WALKER, Jr. as Assistant Instructor in eminent writers of the United Church of Ethics, and Mr. John EVERETT, as Tutor England and Ireland ; together with ap- in the Latin and Greek languages. They propriate Introductions, Tables and In- are both graduates of the University in dexes. Prepared and arranged by the Cambridge. Rev. George D'Oyley, B. D. and the At the meeting of the Trustees of Rev. Richard Mant, D. D. Domestic Princeton College, on the 30th SeptemChaplains to his Grace the Lord Arch- ber JACOB GREEN, Esq. late of Philabishop of Canterbury, under the direc- delphia, was chosen Professor of Chemistion of the Society for promoting Chris- try, Nutural History, and Experimental tian Knowledge. For the use of families. Philosophy. The first American edition, with additional Notes, selected and arranged by JOHN HENRY HOBART, D. D. Bishop of the At the annual Commencement of Yale Protestant Episcopal Church in the state College, New Haven, Con. on the 9th of of New-York.

September, the Honorary Degree of The proprietors of the American edition Master of Arts was conferred on Mr. of Dr. Ree's New Cyclopedia, announce EDWARD HITCHCOCK. of Deerfield, Masto the subscribers, that vol. 39, Part I. sachusetts. The Honorary Degree of being the 77th number, is ready for de- Doctor of Divinity on the Rev. JOSHUA VOL. III.-No. vi.

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