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Full gaily climlis he to his chosen seat!

- Her saddened looks his smiles elated The School-Boy : with other poems. By meet! Thomas Cromwell. 12mo. Riving

The steeds are cap'ring, as in haste to go,

His comrades shout--their merry horns they tons, London, 1816.


The wheels revolve --Good bye !" she We are not sure that we should do wisely in commending these l'oems, (And in the tone ber tend'rest feelings rise)

faintly cries, whatever be their merit, because they

While he, scarce herding, turns a tearless are unfinished and Fragments ;- they eye, are acknow ledged to be such. The un And, smiling, answers with a gay

“ Good finished labours of greai men, called bye." away by Time, 'ere they had opportunity The Poem ends very piously: but, to mature them, may be, and often are, the writer should have indulged his muse extremely valuable, and they are all we

in the pleasure of depicting the Schoolcan have; but the effusions of a youth

Boy's interview,- when he visits the ful fancy have not the same protection. School after some years of absence, -The Author has probably years of life with his old School - Master: a scene before him, sufficient to allow of his not seldom of great affection and interfinishing his pieces, with his best abili

est. ties, before they are presented to the From the minor Poems we select a Public Eye.

passage, which displays genius: the abTo enter a public assembly in a negli- sent Soldier recollected by his family. gent undress, is surely not becoming in a youth. The pieces are not without | Ah! long by the hearth of the warrior's poetical feelings and poetical ideas; His children shall listen, and wish he were


[come; but, the best advice bis friends could

And long shall that wish to each bosom be have given the Author, would have been

dear, “ take them, and finish them.” From | And long in each eye shall it combat the tear. tbose which are best finished, we select Perhaps that same night, when, by death's a specimen; as favourable to the Au. arms embraced,

(waste, thor: the following is from the « School. Her seldier lay stiffened and prone on the Boy."

The wife might look out, and contemplate the sky;

{a sigh, But see, where slowly down the Schoolward Survey the mild moonbeam, and think, with road,

That it shone on his tent; while he wakeful Stili ling’ring, looking to his loved abode,

might lay, lle winds with ANNA to th'accustomed Inn: Or be dreaming of her and his bome faraway. Dear SISTER ANNA,who conlu pleased begin | Then, ning to join the gay ring round the With bim the SCHOOL-BOY's journey; to her fire, heart

She would smile with her children, and talk So hard the task with Edward e'er to part.

of their sire: Still, still he stays, again to wave the band, Should she weep for his boldness, or tell of Ayaio to park bis weeping MOTHER stand,

his might,

[in fight; And wave in turn-till fades the mutual Each stripling youth glowed to be with him view,

While with fervour more mild the soft daughAs both still breathe the soft, unheard adieu. ter would burn, Where at the busy Inn a noisy throng

As ghe pictured the joys of her father's re

turn! Of youthful playmates EDWARD stands among,

Fond maiden, ah! no: thy loved father no Observe the ScHOOL-BOY's meeting: no

[ble door: thing here

The threshold shall tread of his own hume Respeaks inquietude-betrays a tear Go, comfort thy mother; for, desolate now, Weakness the lads would scorn--each play- A lone widow is she, and an orphan art thou. ful boy,

And, oh! with what anguish your bosoms In every feature, looks exulting joy!

will wuil,

[sad tale : E'en EDWARD now, howe'er unus'd to roam, When, all rudely perchance ye sball hear the Appears to waste no thought on parted home. Bereft of the soldier, whose arm was your Anna cap-scarcely pardon that his eye

stay, So little should regard her, still so nigh. What sorrows may press on the future's dark Vol. V, Lit. Pan. 28. N. S. Jan. 1817.




Let every

What tears of affliction may languidly fow! | others possessing merit;- but forbear. What nigh's of despair, bringing mornings ance must have its limits. There is a of woe!

great deal of information in the book ; Should poverty all but deny the raw shed, there are many good things in it, and And pale want and disease ghastly glare very proper to be known by house

round your bed ; And the past rise in contrast, all gay with keepers, as well as by Butchers; but, delight,

the religious turn given to every inci.

(tight?" Say, what will ye think of the “ glorious dent, spoils the whole: it is a mark of will ye too exult with the Conqueror ? - extremely bad taste, and being altogeNo!

ther out of its place, will be laughed at, For bis laurels are cypress, bis victory woe: “will do abundantly more harm than And the trophies ambition so joyous would good, and expose even the solemnities of

rear, Are the widow's lament, and the orphan's and the sheer of infidels.

Christianity to the contempt of fools, Jone tear. The Author has missed a fair oppor-rever looked for Domestic Cookery, in

thing be kept to its own place. We have tunity of complimenting those Patriotic

a Treatise on the Covenant; nor for Institutions of his Country, which en- Vindications of the Thirty-nine Articles, deavour 10 alleviate the burden of the in Mrs. Glasse, or Miss Murray. And Soldier's Widow, and to wipe away the

yet, we would recommend some of these tear from the Orphan's eye.

maxims, were they decidedly separated

from their heterogeneous associates. The Erperienced Butcher ; shewing the

respectability and usefulness of his Beneficent Visits : with Facts, on the Efcalling, the religious considerations

fects of Simple Regimen, and Media arising from it, the laws relating to it,

cine, and Hints addressed to Visiand various profitable suggestions for tors of the Sick, in general. By an the rightly carrying it on: designed Old Visitor, Price 6d. Baynes and not only for the use of Butchers, but Co. London. 1816. also for families and readers in gene

We distinguish this little sixpennyral. Small Svo. price 6s. Darton worth, because we believe, it is founded and Co. London. 1916.

on fact and experience. It is, if we misTo this strangely unfashionable title, take not, the offspring of benevolence and which we have copied at length, the piety. We do not adopt all the Author's Author should have added, “in prose

sentiments, though we freely acknowand verse, with Psalms and Hymns, and ledge that simple vegetable medicines, Prayers, and texts of Scripture, and may occasionally, be extremely useful. graces before and after meat, &c. &c. But, they are useful in proportion to &c.” Who would have expected to find their power; and in proportion to their among the Laws regulating the trade of power they are dangerous, if misapplied. a Buicher, a dissertation on the " Lamb While, therefore, we commend the prinslain from the foundation of the world !" ple of doing all the good we can, we inon the type of Christ and Antichrist, -sist on the propriety of knowledge takand Songs of Praise to “ the Lamb'on ing precedence of zial. Mount Calvary slain?” The work re

If the repetition of the following obminds is, of those variorum Memoran- servations should lead any ingenious dum Books, in which ancient Spinsters mind to a discovery so desirable, as that forinerly recorded whatever came

referred to, what a blessing it would hand, of all sorts of description, without prove to thousands! choice, without taste, without under. II -, llis disease was evidently instanding.

duced by paint* ; but a relation who sat by, It has frequently been our practice to

* This pernicious business preys on the overlook some indifferent articles in a frame in a most distressing manner. Pur the Miscellaneous Work, on account of information of such as are pining in this de


exhibited the fearful symptoms of a rapid / verb- No man can become rich, un. inward decay, and a short view convinced less his wife enable him." Visitors may the visitor it was occasioned by babitual distribute this traçt, to advantage: it is drinking, which had so inflamed and destroyed the tender organs, as almost to arise benevolent in more senses than one. to suffocation, and even to cause an indeasing wish for the deadly poison f.

The Battle of Waterloo. A Poem, in We know, by observation, that ignor

two Cantos. By John Haskins, Black ance is a great cause of the evils and dis

and Son. London. 1816. tresses of mankind : ignorance of the very Árst duties of lile. Our young females This famous battle bas given occasion too often quit their proper sphere for one to Poems far worse than this. The Poet not belonging to them; and in the course has furnisbed some good lines, composed of life they justify the well known pro- in a creditable style; but the fire of the.

hero, the transporting phraseology that leterious business and cannot leave it, the dispenses with time and place, and sets the juice of the common plantain should be freely taken, and cleanliness attended to.

very thing it describes before the mind's Spiritsous liquors should be carefully avoided eye, is not here; neither, indeed, have as deepening the wounds, and a vegetable we seen it in any of the Poetical effusions diet with fruits the principal food; but every lately submitted to the Public. The man, especially if he has a fam:ly, should simple narratives of the Generals on watch the first opportunity of quitting this both sides, written while the whole was destructive employ. A discovery as a sub- fresh, feelingly fresh, give more correct stitute for white lead would be a great bless-ideas of the contest, especially when acing. What a pity that some valuable substitutes by ingenious men are not more en companied by a good map of the field of couraged! What is the mere appearance battle, than all the amplifications and of a dead white apartment, when it is con- metaphors of the Muse-soi-disant innected with the awful reflection that the spired. We observe this, in behalf of very colouring of that favourite roon bas future generations, who will certainly tended to destroy the health and consequent possess, and study with avidity, superior comfort and happiness of a fellow creature documents, to any which have hitherto and bis faunily! † A prolitic source of pauperism and pro

issued from the press. fligacy arises from that bane of domestic, social, and national happiness--ardent spirits. The rapid increase of these pestiferous

LITERARY REGISTER. and pestilential baunts of wretchedness and sio mwine vaults, yin shops, and low public Authors, Editors, and Publishers, are particularly houses; and the consequent demoralization

requested to forward to the Literary Panorama of society is so awfully on the increase as

Office, post paid, the tilles, prices, and other loudy and increasingly to call, with a voice

particulars of works in hand, or published, for of deadly groaning, on the Legislature instantly to crush this viper, fastening on and

insertion in this department of the work. destroying the health and morals of the body politic. Children and the very intants at WORKS ANNOUNCED FOR PUBLICATION. the breast are now instructed by monsters

ANTIQUITIES. rather than parents to suck in the deadly

Mr. Britton has completed his History poison, from a fatal idea that it prevents the and Antiquities of Norwich Cathedral; be selisation of hunyer, wie it encourages ihating the second volume of his work devoted idleness insep. Tab e from dram-drinking. in those interesting national fabrics. This

Some of the Manasirates of Surrey have volume contains twenty-five engravings, most taken up the cousive ration of this subject, of which are executed by J. and H. Le so fital 10 our exisience, happiness, and Keux, from drawings by J. A. Reptoil, arprosperity Let us hope this shocking sys- chitect, F. Mackenzie, and R. Catiermole. tein will romp'ıy come under the conterThe letter-press, consisting of about niety ation of Parliiment, so that a duty equal pages, embraces a complete history and ckto an interdiction shall be instantly enact-scription of the church, the palace, and de ed; pawn-broktrs and lottery-offices will pending buildings ; with accounts of the feel accordingly: and that the time may inonuments of the bishops. The prints in hasteu on when all these reflections on the this work are calculated to afford informarevenue shall be done away for ever. tion to the picturesque artist, to the anti



quary, and to the architect; they represent Mr. A. J. Valpy has also in the press, a both general views of the church, externally new Edition of Homer's Iliad, from the text and internally, plans of the whole, and of of lleyne; with English Notes, including parts, and such sections aud elevations as many froin Heyne and Clark; one vol. 8vo. serve to display the construction or anatomy Ai press, Catullus, with English Notes. of the edifice.-With the present volume By T. Forster, Esq. Junr. 1200. also is published the first number of the The second Number of Stephen's Greek same auibor's Illustrations of Winchester | Thesaurus, which has been delayed on acCathedral, which will be comprised in five count of the treaty for Professor Schæfer's numbers, and will embrace tbirty engravings, MSS will appear in January. representing the general and particular architecture and sculpture of that truly interesting editice. It is instructive to examine the of Versions, intended as a guide to French

Mr. Cherpillo: d has in the press, a Book varitties and dissimilarities of the churches translation and constructiou, which will be of Salisbury, Norwich, and Winchester, as

ready early in January. it will be seen that not any two views or primis iesemble each other; that each church in the whole and in detail is unlike either

Messrs S. Mitan and Cooke will soon of the others, and that the sculpture, monu- publisti a series of Thirty-five Etchings, nients, and history of every one is peculiar which will give the spirit and character of to itselt, and bas scarcely any analogy to

the original designs by Capt. Jones on the the other two; in the west fronts, väves, subject of the baitle of Waterloo. aisles, transepts, choirs, towers, and chapels,

Nr. Goubaud, a French artist, will short. each cathedral has its own exclusive charac- ly publish the Elements of Design, for the ter, style, and age.

use of students. Nr. Jolm Bayley, of the Record Office,

William Daniell, A. R.A. is proceeding Tower, is preparing for the press, tie His with bis Picturesque Tour round Great Bri tory and Antiquities of the Tower of Lontain. This work will in future contain three don, with biographical anecdotes of royal plates, coloured, with descriptive letterand distinguished persons. It will be print press, in each number; and the narrative ed in a quarlo volume, and illustrated by from this period will be contioued by Mr. numerous engrafmoys.

Daniell, which will be rendered more diNr Adam stark is preparing for publica- rectly subservient to the engravings, contion, by subscription, ihe History of Gains formalıly to the original intention, and will borourii, Lincolushire, with an account of

constitute the principal feature of the work. the Roman and Danish antiquities in the Number XXIX. commences the third voneighbourhoort; with a map and several lume, which will embrace the Western Highengraves. Together with an historical ac lands and Isles of Scotland, a district higtily count or Suw, in the same county: princi- interesting in many points of view, and pepally designed to shew its former iinport | culiarly rich in subjects for graphic illustraance, and undoubled claim, ju opposition to the opinions of tubeley, Johnson, Dicken

JUFISFRUDENCE. son, and others, to be considered as ilie

The Trial respecting the Appointinent of Sidnacenier of the Romans, and the seat of

the Chiet Baron of the Exchegner in Ire

: the bishops of Lindissi, one of the earliest land, of his son to the office of the Clerk of sees in the English church.

the Pleas, is about to be published, with the

sperches of Mr. Bush, Mr Plunket, and the In the press, by William Coxe, MA. Attorney General in full, corrected by theia. F.R.S. F.S.A. Archdeacon of Wilts, and

selves. Rector of Benerton, Memoirs of John


Dr. Spurzheiin his prepared for publicaThe Rev Robert Cox, of Bridgenorth, tion, the Pathology or animai Lite, or the will soon publishi, in an octavo volonies Manifestations or the Humas Mind in the Narrativentibe Lives of the most eminent

state of disease fermed Insanity. Fathers of the tirst three centuries

Dr. Burrows, Of Gover-street is preparing

for publication, Commentaries ou Mental Mr. Walker, of Dublin, will soon publish,

Derangement. Selections from Lucian, with a Latin trans lation and Englisle noies, to which will be

In the press, by 3. T. Coleridge, Esq. A sadjoined a mythological index and lexicon. Second and Third Lay Serinon, addressed tu

vr. A. J. Vairy bas in the press il new the middle and labourmg classes, on the edition of the Greek Septuagint, in one large present distresses of the country. The three vol. 8vo. The text is taken from the Osfuiu | tracts together will be so printed as to make Edition of Bos; without contractions, a uniform volume.







The seventh quarto volume of the Works, the London publications of the day. This of the late Right Hon. Edmund Burke, con work is published weekly, in numbers, every caining his speeches in Westminster Fall on Saturday, price sixpence, and in monthly ibe impeachment of Mr. Hastings, are pre-parts, for the couvenience of country readparing for the press; the notes of the shorthand writer employed hy the managers from Mr. Tabart, of the Juvenile Library, Picthe House of Cominons, some parts of wbich cadilly, announces a monthly miscellany for were corrected by Mr. Burke himself, have the use of sennols, and for the general purin other parts been carefully compared with poses of education, under the title of Tabart's the MS. votes, which he made use of in School Magazine, or Journal of Education. those speeches, and by the help of which It is intended to be composed chiefly of numerous errors have been rectified, and modern materials for the purpose of condeficiencies supplied. The editions of thosenecting as much as possible the business of speeches, which have hitherto been offered the school-room with that of the active to the public, appear to have been compiled world, for which education prepares its subfroin the journals of the times, and to be in-jects. The first number will appear on the correct and imperfect.

tirst of March. Mr. Churchill is preparing, Corrections, Additions, and Continuations to Dr. Rees'

To be published in a few days, a Ballad Cyclopædia, which will form a companion of Waterloo. to that work. A Series of Letters from the late Mrs.

Mr. Leigh Hunt has a new volume of

Poems in the press. Carter to ber Friend, the late Mrs. Mon

A new edition of Dr. Samuel Carr's Sertagu, are printing in two octavo volumes.

mons, comprised in three volumes, is nearly Speedily will be published, an Inquiry in

ready for publication.' to the Effects of Spirituous Liquors on the

The Rev. Charles Coleman, late curate Physical and Moral Faculties of Man, and of Grange in Armagtı, has in the press, a on the Happiness of Society.

volume of Sermons on important subjects. At press, Academic Errory; or Recollec

The Rev. James Rodge is printing a votious of Youth. 1 vol. doodecimo.

lume of Sermons on important subjects.

The Rev. Robert Stevens bas another Mr. Relfe, of Camberwell, has in the volume of Sermons in the pres. press, Illustrations of the Principles of llar The Rev. Thomas White, Minister of Dony, on an entire new and original plan. Welbeck Chapel, bas in the press, a volume NOVELS AND ROMANCES.

of Sermons on practical subjects. At press, The Cavern of Roseville, or the

The Rev. Dr. Chalmers of Glasgow is Two Sisters : a tale, translated from the printing a volume of Discourses, in which French of Madame Herbster. In one vo

he combats at some length, the argument lume, with an elegant trovtispiece. By Alex derived from Astronomy, against the Truth ander Jansieon), Author of the Treatise on

of the Christian Revelation ; aud, in the the Construction of Maps, &c.

prosecution of his reasoning, he attempts to Montague Newburgh, or the Mother and elucidate the barmony that subsists between Son; a tale, in two volumes, with an ele- the Doctrives of Scripture and the Discovegant engraving, will soon be published by ries of Modern Science. Aliss Mant, Author of Ellen, or the Young

In the press, Sermons on the Offices and Godmother; and Caroline Lismore, or the Character of Jesus Christ. By the Rev. Errors of Fashion.

Thomas Bowdler, M. A, The Pastor's Fireside, which has been so long delayed by the milisposition of Miss A. Bertoloui, Esq. late comptroller-genePorter, will soovi appear in four volumes.

ral of the customs at Ceylon, will soon pubTie Levend of St. C'uibert, originally listi, in an octavo volume, a View of the published in 1025, is printing, with expla- Agricultural, Commercial, and Financial natory notes and illustrations, by J. B. Tay. Interests of Ceylon, with a map of the lor, Esq.

island. Ponsonby, the publication of which has

The Rev. Thomas Harwood will soon been unavoidably delayed, will certainly ap- pulvlish, a Survey of Staffordshire, in an ecpear in the course of the ensuing inonth.

tavo volume, embellished with plates. PERIODICAL LITERATURE.

In the press, and will be published in a The Spirit of the Press, Historical, Poeti- very few days, an Account of the Island of cal, and Literary. A portion of each num- Jersey; containing a compendium of its ber contains the spirit of the public jour ecclesiastical, civil, and military history. nals, being a selection of pertinent para- By W. Plees, many years resident in the graphis, witticisms, &c, as they appear in 1 island. The work will contain four elegant



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