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from me,

We can recommend Mr. Rogers's Every body has heard of the fa. Poem, as possessing much merit, and mous oational song, the "God save frequently delineatiog inportant and the King” of Switzerland. We transoleresting pictures of anlient man. scribe an imitation of it, as a favourners: among these he has selected, in able specimen of Ms. : Toulmiu's good taste, a famous account of our powers Richard Cour de Lion attacking a The Swiss Song, (Rantz des Vacbes) castle; which, as possessing much cu.

imitated. riosity, we extract; only, for lhe sake « Oh! when shall i now distant of room reducing the account to plaio proge. See p. 47.

The sweet blooming bowers The castle was surrounded with of infancy's hours; wide aod deep ditches, with banks The scenes of my youth, affection, and bigh without.' The only entrance

trith, was by a strait causeway, Terminated

Our stow-piled mountains, by a drawbridge. Double chains were

The chrystalline fountains, drawn over the gate, which was

Our valleys of freedom, the pride of

the earth! guarded by, no fewer than fifty por:

Oh! when shall I be, Helvetia, with ters. Slipgs and mangonels were

thee? used in projecting missiles, by the be: The clime of my sires—the land of my sieged, and the favourduly, returned

birth. by the enemy. Richard advanced on

“Dear objects of love, wherever I rove, the causeway, preceded by ten ser

My father, my mother, jeants, pieked men, each carrying

My sister, my brother Their payaches (large shields, demi And her lov'd so well, the young Isabelle, cylindrical) to cover the royal per- Memory's fond treasures, sop; filiog oft, on either side wheu. OT infantile pleasures, they came to the galery,

Iu valleys of freedom, the pride of the «; «Himself as a giant' "


Oh! when shall I be, Helvetia, with The chains in two bew." !

thee? His horse' was then killed under bim; The clime of my sires—the land of

my bul, on foot, he rushed forward into birth." the castle; and began cutting down We quote such songs with sincere the Saraceos. His men outside, think pleasure. The noble sentiment and ing him taken, ruslied forward in national glory dependcot upon them rage, and forced their passage. They are beyond calculation. Infinite bave fouod Richard fighting on the plat.. been the loyalty and bravery created form of the hall; and secured the by “God save ihe King," dod Thom.' conquest.

son’s fanyous conclusion of the Masquc Our limits will not allow us to do of Alfred, “ Rule Britannia ;' and, justice to this poem ; but we can in our opinion, the 'musick of both truly say, that the whole is good, is sublime. We do not know the the ideas not common place, the style tuue of the “ Rantz des Vaches." full of spirit, the incidents numerous, The Amour des pay," has never and of good effect many passages, been, as we know, naturally, explain. very fine; some of the very highest ed. It is strongest in poorest condcharacter.

s tobot let tries; they are generally mountainun ous and picturesque. . The in prea

sions are therefore strong, and, an 199. Ilzestrations of Affection, with usual, the association of ideas with

other Poems. By G. H: Toulmin. Longman and Co. 12mo. pp. 156. 1to in particular objects indelible. The ha

bits of the inhabitants are simple and we have been pleased with the pastoral, and therefore satural mod amiable Muse of Me, Touinin. He pleasing. Á V baselt!'s appears to be; not what an adult seboolboy writing verses is, but a man 130. The Minstrel of the Glen, and other of soul, as a poet ought to be; and Poems. By Henry Stebbing, 8vo. when he has more studied precision

pp. Longinan and Co. and ideas of effect, we think that be IN Iinitations of the Old Ballad the qily successfully rival many of high real charm is forgotten-the simpli

cily of the manner, and the depend



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enee upon incident of a kind; equally practice; and we are of opinion, that simple, for thie effect: The substitute The use of the super-oxygenized gases, metaphor and figure, but not fall- as nitric oxide, may, by their known ing in as a mode of expression, only powers of excitement, be of superior in the way of simile. Poetry (says utility to inflation with atmospheDu Bos) bought to read in prose as rie air. It appears by the statement,

metaphorical nonsense. bah93 that no less than Two Hundred and EXWMr. Stebbing's effusions are those Fifty-eight Lives have been preserved of an ingenious young man, very re- during ihe last year? but we are far putable to his falents. But we from thinking that experiments for trust that Mr. Stebbing will not con

the renovation 1° of suspended existsider us a

as speaking with reference to berce have yet been made to the fullest him, when we say, that we believe it extent"; and we think that a highan error in education to make Poetry road to fame might be thus presented so much an object of pursuit. It to Medical skill, under the sanction

DO ZA fias been observed of numerous pupils of this excellent'Institution. of the great public schools, that they

noiminei due sed do can write Latiu verses and nothing

A Letter to the Right Hon. Lord else: having no mind. Essay writ


on such parts of his "Armata ing, founded upon reading, and ideas, las relate to Corn and Wool; in whick zis far more useful: and among men

Restrictions on Importation, with their whose minds are so stored, poetry is

-ell effects on Commerce and Agriculture, merely a Jeu d'esprit. In short,

pro: sei Classes, are considered. By Philupa

land the situation of the Labouring perly speaking, the great Poets do not otrial8vo. pps 4700 Longman and do. write in verse, because they made prince THE unexpected results of the eligible form of conveying the seoļiPeace seem to have placed Commerce ments of a department of mind, purely and Agriculture in the situatioa of poetical instructure. The modern plan two victims, whose bowels are es is to study the setting, and then take posed for the purpose of deducing such diamonds is can be found for the prognostications, which may suggest purpose; whereas the true plan is to or assist salutary public measures. have first the mine, and then complete We, however, have no faith is such the display. It is absurd to set up the ethnical vanities and much doubt banking-house first,and then collect the the wisdom of attempting to direct stock ; but the Abbé du Bos properly circumstances, instead of being connotes, that a peculiar turn of mind is es. tepled with fokowing and improving


12112131099795 305 else, if it be intended for immortality. materials, which may be afterwards

futba exported in the form of wrought 131. Annual Report of the Royal Hre- goods, has never, so far as we know, mane Society, for the Recovery of Per- been deemed an eligible measure. If sons apparently drowned or dead, 1819. a pound of Swedish iron, price six8vo. PP. 93. Nichols and

Sono 125739 penéė, be introduced here, and again THIS Report presents sa very va- exported in a wrought form for two luable mass of important evidence shillings, it is plain, that the remaincencerning the best Methods of Re- ing eighteen pence goes to repay Bristoring Suspended Animation zs and fish capital and industry. If therethe book ought to be in the hands of fore we prohibit the importation, in Wales home vers whose concern islite ovde tren, megment the price of our raryalimaya continue to entertain the numerous foreign customers, who most sanguine hopes, that the lexer contributed to the support of our tions of this philanthropic Institution population, and are enriching the will illitately lead to discoveries of home-capitalist, at the expence of our inealcolable value. Il appears from already suffering poor,

Thus far p. 35, that Life has been restored such a mode of legislation would be uler submersion

for lwenty minutes! partial and tyrannical. It would also We trust that Galvanism will finally cramp the manufactures ; and prohiProve a powerful aid in the necessary til me and industry from making its kbook


pence; and

ulmost relurn; we do not see how the access to the foreign market to mur. Legislature cao, with even decency, be der the trade by assassination. Sils called upon to aid speculation or mo. Thus fanlour own opinions, as to Dopoly, or meddle with markets. The ytbe bearing of the question in a gefatal necessity of its interference, on neral view ; but we never did under. accountof the revenue, often occasions stand, that an idea could justly be serious mischief; and we think that entertained of prohibiting importawe are clear in supposing, that were tion of raw malerials, unless there was the importation of foreign wool re- a superfluity of the article at home. stricted, the farmer might gain one We should agree to the principle of shilling and the poor lose two. As impeding the introduction of coals foreign wool could not be imported for instance, as the French would of unless it could be sold again with pro. wines, but certainly nothing that our fit, which profit is an absolute addi- maoufactures or poor could re-export tion to the national wealth as com- with profit. ing from abroad, pot a home trans- The pamphlet is well written; and fer, we think that such restriction founded, as all such books ought to would be pationally injurious; would be, upon'a suitable collection of data. be taxing the bome consumer to One we shall quote from p. 10. make up the loss; and diminishing “ Every pound of wool imported from the grandest benefit of commerce, the Spain (wbich is wbat our wool.growers conversion of simple time and indus. complain of) costs in taxes there, in try into money. Even conceding the freight, insurance, and a small duty, here, fact, which we do not, that English from fifteen pence to eighteen wool is thus depreciated in its sale this must be much more than sufficient price, we believe that the sum total to protect our farmer in that article." of the loss is far below that of the Indeed, ihe House of Commons adprofit gained by permitting the im- mitted that no part of the agriculportation of the foreign wool. Of tural distress was occasioned by the course, it would be only desiring the price of wool. Legislature to take five shillings from For our own parts, firmly belierthe manufacturer to give one lo the ing that the private interests of the farmer. We see nothing else in such parties are always sufficient securities a measure but defalcation of the re- to the Nation in matters of trade, we venue, diminution of capital, and fully agree in the wisdom of their augmentatiou of payperioni, without moito, " Let us alone;" Noli me the prospect therefore of ultimate be- tangere'; and we sincerely compaspetii to the agriculturist,

siopate commerce on account of the We beg to profess the highest re- numerous surgical, operations with spect for the poble Lords Erskine and which its unfortunate person is me. Sheffield; they confer honour on the paced. But, while it can walk on its Nation: but we do not think that they own legs, without rickets weakness, see the general cupidity, now preva- we shali never recommend the use of lent, of making fortunes speedily, as legislative irons, Excessive profits tending to produce coalitions, in or- occasioned by the War are at the der to drive the Legislature into par: bottom of all this fidgely restlessness. tial measures. We are well acquaint. Wekoow that 50 to 100 per cent. was, ed with the woollen manufacture; during the War, a common profit to and we know it to be true that, ac. the farmer. What the price of land cording to our Author,

and rents were doring that period " Fine British wool made into cloth the tradesman, in respect to foreign

we also well know. The profits of by itself, from its flimsy texturé, rough trade, were far inferior, as will apness, and want of body, would not meet with a market any where." P. 17. pear from the following statement. Persuade, if you please, the home dish money, in different parts of Europe,

From the great expenditure of Briconsumer to use ouly cloth made of English wool, if you think that the the rate of exchange was greatly against

in subsidies, and in maintaining troops, farmer suffers, and you will pot thus

this country: in Spain, Portugal, and injurc the poor; but donot altempt, by Sicily, frequently from 30 to 40 per cent. injudicious restrictions, to close our If the English-mercbant sert woollen


of New Publications

goods to these countries, which cost him. Ring: angry “Stink.pot of Literar here 100l. and sold them for 70%. or 756.turc, hurled against the Edinburgh yet as with that 701.or

751, he could buy Critics for a very trifling witticism a bill upon London for 105l. or 110l. be concerniog him ; and, bow, again, in realized a fair profit. The exchange, in 1819, we find him inveighing agaitst fact, teduced the price of our manufac- the Monthly Reviewers. We speak tures, to the consumers of them, in

not in censure. We know Mr. Riog; ihose places, one tbird; and consequent: and we know some of his intimate ly enabled the manufacturer of them at friends, men of high celibrity in life ; home to give the farmer higher prices and we know that he is highly esteem. for his corn and his wool, in the same proportion. In the other parts of Europe ed and respected. We wish, for bis it had the same effect to a certail ex. owo sake, to see this irritability in tent. But with the Peace our foreign print corrected." expenditure ceased, and the exchange be The first Poem is the Commémocame more equal". Pp. 14, 15. st.,'! ration of Handel; and we most cor

In short, suppose Sir Joshua Rey. dially join in Mr. Ring's happy idea, nolds painted a picture which would Not massy piles of monumental

stone, sell abroad for 5001. provided thal hef His memory claims, but numbers like his used foreign colours, and that sucho owns hi po! 271.9445 colours cost him 51, would it be tight Hence formid the monarcb his resolve, to stop the relurn of 4901. in remu

The' noble shrine of everlasting praise." neration of his labour, ap accession to the general stock of the nation, in

We have heard the following adecorder that an English colourman dote of Handel, from a deceased gesmight oblaio 101, for colours, and the Uleman, who well knew him. He inpicture be only saleable at home? We' vited a friend to dine with himn, (be in'. merely state such a case, not that the genious, but needy Author * who comfact exists of any such inferiority of piled the words of The Messiah-an ipanufacture.

admirable selection. The room in We have gone to these lengths from which they sat was a back parlour, to the best motives; viz. to deprecale

which a closet a wiodow. was these battles between commerce and annexed. Here was a harpsichord. agriculture. The War was a famous ha

Hapdel placed a pint of port before dashing customer to both, a very ex

his friend: but retired frequently to pensive fellow, a true officer, most the closel, exclaiming, “ i bave de gallant and most luxurious; but he tought," (thought). It occurred to is now retired of half-pay to the often that his friend was joduced w country, with a grand cross of the peep througb the key-hole. He saw Bath, and is growo stingy.

Haudel, lifting to his tips' a glass of E. Vis de 9413 to wine, evidently hoarded for its rich 133. The commemoration of Handel

, flavour, and then carefully concealing the

Second Edition ; and other the bottle. The Author's remuner. Poems ;, to which is added, a Pro- alion for the words of The Messiah spectus of a Translation of Virgil, , was, if we recollect rightly, one guipurtly original, and partly altered froin nea. - Handel was a German, and epiDryden and Pitt, with Specimens. By curim is bere' national. The John Ring, &vo. pp. 166.

Foundling Hospital received from this WE have somewhere read or heard Jupiter of the musical gods ao or. of a a gentleman, who resided in a' gan, and a benefaction of 10,2991.; country village, and, during his walks, and the profit arising to various cha. had his attention inevitably attracted rities from the performance of his by a kind of Will Wimble, whom he Messiah, since its publication to the observed every day fishing 00 present, is probably little less than about one part of a river. He left 100,0001. Its services to the cause the country for the East Jodies, re. of Piety in the way of impression call-turned in about twenty years: re vi. not be inferior, The Messiah is op sited the village, and, to his singular continued Schechinah--one uoceasing surprise, saw his old acquaintance, “blaze of Glory." still fishing on the same spot. With We shall not quole more from Mix somewhat similar feelings we recog- Ring's Work, as in fact it is only an pize , ibis book. Twenty years ago

* He communicated the anecdote to we enjoyed, uot ill-naturedly, Mr. my friend. -- Rev.





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Avant-courier, to prepare the way for barmonious ; and the sense of

erhie nal, and partly altered from Dryden version being loo literal and servile." and Pitt, for which Mr. Rivg solicits a p.107.- We should add, that the subscription. We are bappy tosee that Latin' verses of Mr. Ring are elegant, it is qusl respectably patronized; and, and shew his classical codowments. although persuaded that bo Englisht rhymes can Aransfuse the majesty of the Roman Hexameters to themie

134, General View of the Public selves, and that every trapstaliun in

*ed Debt of Great Britain, as it stood every language must only consist of on the 5th of January 1819. Lithothe story of the Entid, nøt of the

graphed by Charles M. Willich. Poem pf Virgil, yet we heartily join

WE оotice this Broad Sheet on two in the opinion of the Bisbop of St. accounts;s, first, as we believe, it is David's, ihal the Work is eminent for the first application of the Art of Li“ conciseness of expression, wells: thography to large tables of figures ; measured versification, and correct and secondly, as Mr. Willich's ara rhymes;" and of Mr. Maurice, that rangement of the Funded Debt is de o " The versification is uncommonly and perspicuous.

It appears by this statement that then it Total Annual Charge for the Debt' of Great Britain and Ire? land, on 5th January, 1819, was

£29,934,294 12 65 Sinking Fund...

15,815,003 14 101

15,749,298 7147 Recapitulation: Debt unredeened, and due to the Public Creditor, n2791,867,313 '18 861 Amount in tbe Names 1)f the Com.)

inissioners for the Reduction of 103,449,67% 13.4

the National Debt .... Debt cancelled by Redemption of Land Tax....

25,502,098 Debt trausferred for Life Annuities

133,846,911 1669 Debt 'cancelled' and Fonds thereof 1

114,14113,"5", 199 charged with New Loans

253,790,138 Total Reduction of ...! Vooriad 389,637,050 1111

owned on pisc54113} Total Public Debt as originally funded b.

...£1,181,594,364.0.74% We shall be glad to see

see a new edition of this statement, with the very important Alteratione occasioned by the new Budget. 135. - Physiological and Medical Resis of the muscular organs,

ažote becomes searches into the Causes, Symptoms, o abundant in the system, from those orand Treatment of Gravel. By Ei Magans not appropriating to themselves the genulie, M. D. of Paris, & 80 nutritive matter, and is directed to the Translated by a Member of the Royal kidneys, the principal emunctory of College of Surgeons, 8vo. pp. 102.5 azote; it is there transformed into urič Lungmau and Co.

acid, and tends to the production of o

busgravel.”» P. 25. 1. The grand cautions" TAE French 'bave got a happy ary process is for all, personai who use on? plau of exhibiting medical works, di animal food largely, to drink a consider- of vested of teclinical forms, and highly able portion of watery (not vinous) lindo iostructive to all classes of persons. quids. It seems that animal food dimi, de This is an admirable specimen.-11 nishes the action of the kidneys, and seems that high fiving, which implies the quantity of urine, while at the same animal food, and other, mallers con time, it increases the proportion of taining azute, has in sedentary per.

acid. A vegetable diet is a strong pre

ventive." . Pp.28, 29. sons, a tendency to produce this dis. ease.

We think this tract, and that ofi!8

Nooit '14 Mr. Johoson'son Gout, invaluable ac- ' “If this kind of food be taken in oan quisitions to all persone subject to siderable quantity wiihout much action either of the diseases int questiou.



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