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Economy of Human life

Epigrams 43, 47, 64, 80, 176, 304, 368,
Elizas Lamentation


Hymn (concluded from the 12th vol. 15
Do for Infant Minds

Lines on seeing Queen Mary, (the

wife of William the III of En..
gland) in 1694,

Do addi essed to America

Love of Country

Lines written on the death of a person

who pe: ished in a snow storm 143 159
Do on the death of Henry Kirke

Do on observing a gentlemen sitting

by his intant daughter as she lay
sleeping in a garden

Ode on the (Mass.) Charitable Fire

160 240

Prayer for friends at sea

Parody on the Beggars Petitio 239
Query by Mentor,


Solution of the Quiery

Song by Miss Belfour (tune ellen a

Shoting, wild fowl

Song (tune Patricks day &c. 271
Do (tune Carolans Receipt ) by Miss

Do Where the rosy Smiles by John

Stephensom (une Mary of the vale 287
Do The Legacy (by Tho mas Moore,



Splended Cradle presented to her Im.

perial Majesty (uf France) by the
Citizens of Paris

Scene of Horror

Shocking Accidents

62 350
St Herbert or the Victoms of Preju.

dice 103 118.134 150 167 187
Spectacles for Lawyers

Scrupulous Conscience

Singular Custom in the Isle of Man 254
Silence not always a proof of Wis.

Singular Escaqe from a Prison 270
Story of a Remarkable Beggar 377

The Monk of the Groito (Continued

from the 12 h Volume) 4 20 35 52
68 86 190 116 139 148 163 177 194

209 225 241 257 273 289 305
The old Man & his Dog

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The proposals of a man to shoot

Thespeculator XXIV

The do XXV

The do XXVI
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The do XXIX

The do XXX

The do XXXI

'The do XXXII

The History of Cyrilto Padavanno
the poied sleep walker

40 55
The History of Dent the sleep walker 41
The happy Reconciliation

The bitter bit

Theatrical communication

The Parsons Legacy 312, 530, 347 362
The Speculator

The Quakers Reply

The Tender Avowel

The Spaniard or, the pride of Birth 337

353 363
The Siroller

346 363

Vaccine Innoculation

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i farwel to the officers (by a you'g

lady of N Port, Isle of white, Eng
fand,) on board the American Sloop

strostic on Sally Willis

Virtuous Wife


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Do from the Irish lune " the wild

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Doby Miss Balfuur tune Peggy BUD 351

The Lawyer

To Mrs A C.F.

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The Siale Prison for life

The Codemned Sailor

TO Emma

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KILVERSTONE | taken place in this kingdom ;

yet the good old Baron, from a CASTLE.

mind enlarged with good sense Those who here expect to and benevolence, had embraced meet with romantic fiction, certain principals dissenting dressed up in the gaudy and from the Roman church. doubtful attire of modern re. finement and duplicity, will be

In the neighbourhood of the dsiappointed. The following i vilage stood a monastary under little story owes its origin to

the direction of the Abbot of one of the numerous calamities Croyland; the chief of which to wbich the lot of man is ex

was an eccleciastic, who, from

contracted habits of his educaposed; therefore it in general inculcates resignation to the

tion, had hardened his soul will of Heaven filial duty, and

with every severity of superuniversal love.

stition. Father Peter had ac

quired a bigotry of principle Possessed of an ancient pa.

from example rather than judgternal estate, Lord Audley, ment: his monastic learning Baron of Kilverstone, dwelt in

not advanceing his charity, had a vilage in Lincolnshire, exer furnished him with censures cising those virtues which ren. and condemnations; and his a. der a man happy in himself, versions were more visible than and a blessing to his fellow

his charitable compassion. Arcreatures. The Baron had an

bitrary in his principals, so he only son, whose promising ex. was arbitrary in his manners. Cellencies indulged the warm. The insolence of the church est of his parental wishes, and inflamed his bosom ; and zeal promised to the world a hap. for peculiar modes extinguishpy successor to Lord Audley, ed that essence of religion whose grey hairs approached universal love.

To depart the grave. The first vestiges from his precepts, was to sin of the Reformation had not yet without measure , and amidst

a thousand good actions, and a The secret engines of monlife of uninterrupted benevo- estic power were all put in molence, Lord Audley acquired

acquired tion on this occasion, The the hatred and enmity of this ignorant, deluded through ghostly father.

their blindness into zeal, and

consequently all his emissaries, The influence which the re

were prepared as witnesses to ligious had in those supersti- l evidence whatever they might tious times over most families, | be called to; for so far was he their secret, intercourse with

from modulating the sallies of the woman, and the rigorous passion with piety -and virtue, mode they exercised to sup

wrath and persecution were port their tyrannic authority, the weapons which the holy gave this haughty churchman

father wielded with his consemany opportunities of instiga- crated hands. ting mischief towards his neighbour. His blind bigotry induc

Lord Audley, already enered him to think, that in d-stres.

vated with age, was but in an ing one who dissented from the

ill condition to contend with Church of Rome, he rendered

the wiles of an artful priest; essential service to the God of

but his benevolent mind knew alt; and, through zealous fren

not the " canker which con. zy, he devised a thousand

sumes the wicked." treacheries, and a thousand snares, to oppress and injure

He confided in the God of the good Baron.

justice, and smiled at the de. The seigniory was Lord | vices of his enemies,

But too Wentworth's, where Audley's late he perceived, that the lands lay; and he held them workers of iniquity are not alby knight's service. To this ways corrected by the instant Lord the treach rous priest ad-handofinterposing providence. drecsed himseif; and, frora a

He was at length alarmed with forged instrument, alledged to

the reality of his danger; his be recorded anjongst the ar. paternal bosom felt apprehen. chives of the monastry of St.

sions for his

son ;


age was Crowle, in the isle of Axholmt, disturbed in the midst of its in Lincolnshire, he induced | infirtnities, and the hand of him to prosecute a claim to care grasped at his fainting the estates of Lord Audiey. soul.


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Lord Audley did not long wore, and in which, in palestine, sustain the shock; death reliev he testified his valour to the ed bim from all worldly anxie Saracens. He regarded the ty. With filial and suitable event as accidental, and pursudevotion, his only son, Mer vil ed his melancholy walk. Hear. Audley, laid him in the vault | ing the sound again, he looked amidst bis ancestors.

up, and perceived the coat of

mail to tremble on the crooks Called from his travels by where it hung, and the gauntlet his father's approaching disso-moved as if it beckoned him. Jution, an utter stranger to the enmity and stratagems of fach - This is no common cir- , er Peter, he took possession of cumstance,” cries be. “Let his inheritance. The contest me discover the occasion of still went on in the king's court, that trouble in these arms, which at last fixed the day of which, with their owner, have trial.

long been at rest.”

Some little time preceding ||.

He asended a few steps, and this day, young Mervil Audley | began to handle the armour, had retired to the gallery of his when he distinguished, wiihin mansion, to meditate on the the breast plate, a light like the posture of his affairs, and to faint rays which glow-worms consider of Lord Wentworth's shed towards evening. Adclaim, which alledged its origin vancing farther, he discovered al to be owing to a forfeiture at that the beams proceeded from a tilt in Catalonia, where the asmall onyx cross, which hung king's forces lay, and where the concealed by the armour, suslate Lord Audley's father had pended by a golden chain from stak'd his estate upon the prow- the collar. This unexpected ess of a black knight, who was acquisition threw him, for a vanquished, and fell in the fatal moment, into surprise contest. As he walked pensive Strange it was, he thought, to and fro, on a sudden, behind that such a gem should remain him, at the further end of the for ages undistinguished, and gallery, he heard a clash of at the same time


such armour. Turning hastily, he transcendant virtue ; for it exobserved the bucklerand shield celled all he had ever seen. It to shake, which once hiç great was, as the onyx stone, shadancestor, Moreland Audley, | owy, round, and variegated;


but around it was diffused a sent a letter express to Torre livid light: on its parts were Vecchia, with orders for the various engravings, of myste messenger to wait the answer rious or emblematical charac of the Marquis, and to return ters, appearing like the Egyp- l it without delay. He then tian devices, representing the proceeded to the Vatican, and attributes of the God of na after a private audience of three ture.

hours with the Pope, returned (To be Continued.) to his Palace, emyloyed seve

ral hours in writing, after

which he desired Eugenio THE

might attend him in his study. ÑONK OF THE GROTTO.

“I am overjoyed, my dear

son," said he, "that, I at A Tale.

length have it in some degree (Continued)

in my power to fulfil the pro"Guardian angel! father! | mises I have made

I you. His friend !” exclaimed Eugenio, | Holiness, in consequence of hurried away by an involunta . my representations to him of ry emotion of enthusiasm, and the unhappy situation in which falling at the feet of his uncle. you are placed, has consented

to entrust you with a mission, The good Cardinal raised | which will inevitably conduct him up, affectionately pressed you to the path of Fortune. him to his breast, and insensi- | Contrary to custom, he has bly restored calmness and tran added you to the legation of quility to bis ardent and impe- Cardinal Doria, my particular tuous soul, by making him sen- | friend, who is charged with an sible of the necessity submiting important negotiation at the of circumstances, even for Vir- | Court of the King of Naples.ginia's sake as well asli, own.' Besides the thousand sequins

attached to the appointment, “Be it my part to act in this affair,” added be, “and bis Holiness means to present my first step shall be that of you with a further sum of three instantly writing to your father

hundred sequins; and, at your in-law."

return, he has promised to con

vert the thousand sequins into Faithful to his promise, the an anual pension. Cardinal Cardinal, on that same day,ll Doria, on his part, will exert

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