« ZurückWeiter »
Cornwallis, and received in return, the he never, at any period of his life, accommand of the royal regiment of Horse quired an easy flow of language, or was Guards Blue.
enabled to call into his aid those happy Soon after this, he retired froin public allusions, or that clallical imagery, with life, and resided chiefly at the fanily-leat which the minds of fome of his conin Suffer. Goodwood was, by his care, temporaries were fully stored. But his and under his owu inmediate inspection, arrangement was judicious; his factsin part rebuilt, and confiderably enlarged pointed; his charges manly; his accuby the addition of two fine wings. The lations bold, and it may be added, gebricks were made out of his own earth, nerally unanswerable. and by his own workmen. The timber All this, however, applies to an early was felled, meafured, and cut out, nnder period of his life, when young, ardent, his eye, and all the estimates prepared and in Opposition; for, after his Grace with a degree of accuracy and correct- had fully attained the objects of his airnes that would have done credit to any bition, he appears to have been less forbuilder in the kingdoin,
tunate in his speeches, and less happy Of late, the health of this nobleman in the subject of thein, as they were geluas been on the decline, and he may be nerally occupied with the defence of the fairly said to have been dying for the last political conduct of his colleague Mr. Axteen months. At length his conftitu- Pitt, or his own scheines of fortification, tion yielded in the struggle, and he rey whieh seemed calculated, according to ligned his life at his favourite manfion the opinion of many able men, to lull of Goodwood, in the 71st year of his the nation into a state of heedless feca
rity, and reader our attention to the While farming up the character of Navy but a secondary object. the Duke of Richmond, he must be al The remains of the Duke were in-, lowed to have been one of the greatest terred, January 1807, in the family-vault bien of his day, and to have derived this at the Cathedral-church of Chichelter. greatnes neither from his rank, which The inscription on the central plate pt a eminent, "nor his foruine, which lie' the coffin was as follows: had, by a prudent economy in his eltablidament, greatly increased, but by his
« The Most Noble Prince CHARLES,
Third Duke of Richmond and Lenox, talents and abilities alone.
Earl of March and Darnley, lle commenced his education as an
Knight of the Most Noble ortor at the India House, and was at
Order of the Garter, frit but little esteemed on the score of
Lord Lieutenant and Custos Roculorum Loquence. It must be allowed, that Of the County of Suflex,
Colonel of the Militia of the said County, It has been said, that the witty Charles Field-Marshal of His Majesty's Forces, Townslıend having been alked what he Colonel of the Royal Regiment of clivaght of his first speech, which proved a
Horfe Guards Blue, pretty, long one, be replied, chati it -rc. And High Steward of Chichester; fembled a diabetes, as it proceeded entirely
Born 29d of February, 1735, a cades of parts.
Died 29th of December, 1806.
1 addlaul W The poet's fabling fancy told, IRREGULAR ODE TO THE MOON, How, erft in filent pomp descendingo di W *** LATE THOMAS DERMODY! O'er Latnios" brow thy radiaut crescent bending
Thou came't to bless a thepherd boy; Now, when falas purpling o'er the western And pouring chy delicious charms,
Tinna Forsook thy shining sphere, The lord of day his faded luftre weaves,
Immaculately clear, And thru yaa wild-wood's trembling loures To taste immortal love in mortal arme Shoes his lax folitary ray:
But Slander tynd the felon lyre, olla me voo thee from thy sapphire Refind and charte, thy vestal fire,
Averse to amorous pangs and ruder joy To ty tapt are thy snowy breast display: 20 Queen of the penkve thought, The mul pole, the ecstacy divine,
Forgive his fault; wboa d frene, serenely Wright, Nor to another bard deny
Witcheries of the Muse are the millness of thy front, the fondness of EY Mac No. 53
Lo! from thy beamy quiver falt
What though, bencath thy startled fight Arrowy points, that pierce the ground, The hideous hag of night And liglit the glow-worm's twinkling lamp; Gores with deep lalh her visionary mare ; o'erche pale lake's margin damp
Or, brooding on some beauteous breast, The fiery phantoms dance around, Chills the cramp'd vein, and tops the liberal Till scared by frolic Echo's cavernd call,
course Thoy burst their circle, shudd'ring flit away, of Naturc, wither'd by the powerful pest, And meltingly in thy wan veil of humid light Who, grappling on the heart with tyger-force decay.
Her fethless fangs, beholds with iron ftare
Each struggling pant of weak despair, Oft let me, by the dimpled stream,
And gluts with (mother'd fhricks the demon Kissing thy reflected gleam, The solemn hour of midnight spend ;
Soon fades the baseless spell, When no cares the borom rend,
Suon drops th' ideal arm its harpy hold ; When sorrow's pitenus tale is done,
While, rising from the fray severe, And trouble sunk with the departed Sun. It's languid vi&tim looks suspicious round, For strife is his, and mad'ning war,
Secks the imaginary wound,
And smiles to feel her frame by fancy't And deafʼning tumult, never mute :
Stoops to touch the thought with fire,
To bid the science-pinion'd soul aspire;
And mid yon radiant worlds sublime,
Hold converle with her sons of ancient time; Tempting the planet quire their heav'nly The rapturous hour of secret love, hymns to fing.
When mutual all the trembling pafsions move,
When none but heav'n can hear the vows di. Hoar me !-So may the bird of woe
vine, Aye greei thee from her bowery cell below; Are also thine ; And occan's rapid surges stand,
The free embrace that tells the heart fincere, Check'd hy thy Glver hand
The with completed, and the love-fraught tear;
While coward Fear For, dear the tender twilight of thy (way, Aloof his dubious dull attendants draws, The foothing filence, and the modest glow
And honeft Sympathy fulfills her sacred laws ! That smooths thy brow, When Atream thy amber treffes on the air ;
Nor let the sun his gorgeous scenery prize, Twined with many a roseate ray,
Trick'd in each gaudy hue :
Lo! on thy lucid vault of spotless blue
And wrcaths the front of heav'n with vary'd Beneath thy influence, beft
dyes ; Fond transports balm the lover's breaft, How, mingling, melts the humid glow When Thought intent, with musing pace,
Of blended colours, in one matchless blaze, On each delicious promise feeds,
Studding with golden rays And o'er the fombre warte a kindred gloom The splendid cope, where sheeted wide can trace ;
Spreads thy pale glory's undulating tide! While lubbard Folly
Thee, too, the swelling Occan mects with Sunk in the dreamless grave of Number dense,
pride; Rohb'd of each lwinkling fence
And, as he heaves his azure breast, That faintly cleard the darkness of his mind, Courts from thy kindling glance the vivifying Lies prone.
gleam Lo! beckon'd by an airy hand,
Which bid his sparkling furges fine, Yon sapphire-skirted cloud behind,
In borrow'd beauties dreit, I spy the lovely vertal, Melancholy ;
Till, in the boundless mirror, thou can't see And, sweeter than the sweeteft tune
Thy answering image clear; Of music, nielting on the tingling ear
And the fill-inpfing waters beat, Of sainted sprite, by choral seraph's hand,
Greeting with tribute foods thy sovereign Catela cach celestial ligh, which fad and flow
fhrine, Steals o'er my heart a charming woe,
Thee ever praising, ever fed by thee ! Entranced above vain earthly joys I stand, (Voluptuous forrow, bliss fincere!)
O! parent of each nobler deed, Norenvy the proud wretch who, madly gay, Thy midnight counfels, in bis country's right Courts the licentious glare of grief disclosing Bid the patriot dare to bleed; day! Thy plasid (cenc. of undilturo'd delight
Awake the ecftatic lyre ;
Though obsolete, alas ! thy line, Thy scenes, where Peace and hermit Wisdom And doomed in cold neglect to shine, hoat
By me fhall Chaucer be rever'd;
Whose art a new Parnafius rais'd,
That midt barbaric darkness blaz'd,
A fun where not a star appear'd!
THE PERSIAN LOVER.
THE sportive zephyr plumes his wing
From hyacinthine bowers ;
With bands of blooming flowers, LINES ADDRESSED TO CHAUCER,
Which scent the morning's golden hair ;
And deck the citron grove,
100 TAWARK, WHERE THE PILGRIMS With fighs of hopeless love.
He mark'd not when sweet buds unfold ;
Nor when the vernal huurs,
Conceal the glittering show'rs,
Which ftring the new-blown jonquil's scos To drink a requiem to thy ghoft;
With beads of pearly dew; Where once the pious pilgrims met,
And hang at eve, in lucid gems, Companions boon, a jovial set,
On Aowers of rosy hue. And midft the bands a jovial hoft.
The gloom of night, the blush of morn, Methinks I see them on the road
To him alike appear'd,
When the false Azza's pointed (corn
And apt his lute's enchanting sound
Breath'd vigils through the grove, And bidding time more gayly roll.
To call the nymphs and Shepherds round
The bow'r of hopeless love.
There, while the Shepherds figh'd in vain,
His drooping garlands hung; Fancy I hear your song of mirth,
And thus at eve the plaintive swain And quips and cranks, that once gave birth
His mournful ditty sung : To many a bearty peal of laughter.
Since the false Azza mucks my pain, Shall Shakespeare boaft his Jubilee,
l'll quit the roscate vale, Aah Charcer, nought be done for thee,
Where full-blown almonds bloom in vain
To check the whispering gale,
Which bids me from her beauty fly ;
Where sullen streams Aow niurmuring by ls is reserved for me alone
The love-lorn Selim's cell.
They seem to check this fond delay,
Which bids me linger here,
To chill the blooming (weets of May
Some mountain cave I'll quickly reck,
That's damp with banetul dew; And let me join the choral chrong.
Or trace some desert, wild and bleak, Fe: lanzas I'Li invoke the Mule,
Where fowrets never blew. And, consequently, will chuse
And when the dawn is overcast, My old friend Shield to set the song.
O'er dangerous rocks I'll fray; Ah! what though, obsolete, thy phrase
While horror howls in every blast, No more delights our modern days,
And lightnings round me play. I love thy genius in each line:
Then chance the friendly hand of Death Like thee I trive to charm our ile ;
May check life's ebbing tide; Like the I court the Mule of Smile;
And luints, that caught my parking breath, And wich is leave a same like thing! Will weep when Sclin died. R. M.
Why tarriest thou, my pretty bird ? ON THE DEATH OF MRS. CHARLOTTE Cold is the midnight air ; *SMITH.
And nipping frosts and chilling winds, CHARLOTTE, thy gloomy scene of life is And winter snows are near.
o'er! At length thy care-worn frame has found Tarry not then, my pretty bird ; repose;
There will be death to thee, And thy meek spirit, freed from all its woes,
From which no friendly heart can save, No longer by life's boift'rous tempests driv'n,
How warm foe'er it be. Seens brighter scenes-and, here confin'd no Why carrieft thou, my pretty bird, more,
Thus twittering all the day,
And wheeling round, and round, and round,
To call thy mate away?
Why tarrieft thou, my pretty bird ? And can we grieve that thou no more art
Perhaps thy mate is dead; here?
Or, falle to thee, perhaps with some
More happy swallow fied?
Tarry not then, my pretty bird ;
Or tell where they are gone.
Go!-in some warmer region seck
A mate more true than the;
And, neftling by her side, again
The happiest swallow be.
Or tell where they are gone?
PROCEEDINGS OF LEARNED SOCIETIES.
ROYAL SOCIETY OF LONDON: these different reservoirs in the dead
of obfervations on the camel's lionnacli, re- one quart of water, when poured into specting the water it contains, and the them. The posterior cells, three quarts. reservoirs in which that fluid is cucloled, One of the largett cells lield two ounces with an account of forne peculiarities in and a half, and the second stomach four the urine. The camel, the subject of quarts. This is much thort of what those these observations, was a female brought cavities can contain in the living animal, from Arabia ; it was 28 years old, and since there are large muscles.covering the faid to have been 20 years in England. bottom of the cellular firucture, to force It appears that the avitual was worn out, out the water, which muft have been conand in a state of great debility before it tračied immediately after death, and by came into the hands of the college of fur- that means had diminished the cavities. geons, and in April lali they put an endBy this examination it was proved that to its miseries by ineans of a narrow dou- the came', when it drinks, conducts the ble-edged poniard palled in between the water in a pure tiate into ihe second tioskull and tiist vertebræ of the neck: in this maclı, that part of it is retained there, way the medulla oblongata was divided, and the rett runs over into the cellular and the animal inttantaneously deprived turucture of the first, acquiring a yellow of lentibility. “ In the cominon mode of colour. Tlmt the second ftomach in the pitting an animal, says Mr. Home, the camel contained water, had been genein dalla spinalis only is cut through, aud rally alluted; but by what imeans the the head remains alive, which renders it water was kept separate from the food the most cruel mode of killing an animal had never been explained, nor hau any that could be invented." The ftomachis other part leen ditcorered, by which the of this animal were the first things excuuin- common otlices of a fecond ftonınch could ed, and on measuring the capacities of be performed. To this Mr. Hunter did
not give credit, but considered the se-, mination, which seems to be the truc cood itoniach of the camel to correspond office of this stomach, and not to receive in its use with that of other ruminants. the food after that process has been gone This ditference of opinion led Mr, Home through. to examine accurately the camel's lo- When the food is swallowed the second mach, and also the stomachs of those ru-, time, the orifice of the third stomach is minants which have horns, in order to brought forwards by the muscular bands, determine the peculiar oftices belonging which terminate in it, so as to oppose to their differeni caviues. The best inode the end of the clophagus, and receive the of communicating the result of this en- morfel without the unallest rilk of its quiry is to describe the different stomachs dropping into the third ftomach. The of the bullock, and then those of the ca- third stomach of the bullock is a cavity mel, and afterwards to point out the pe- in the form of a crescent, containing 24. culiarities by which this animal is eu- fepta, 7 inches broad; about 23.4 inches abled to go a longer time without drink broad; and about 48 of 14 inch at their than others, and thereby fitted to live in broadest part. These are thus arranged : whole fandy delerts of which it is the na. one broad one, with one of the narroweit fural inhabitant.
next it; then a narrow one, with one of, When the first stomach of the bullock the narrowett next it; then a broad one, is laid open, and the solid contents re- and fo on. The septa are thin membranes, moved, the cavity appears to be made and have their origin in the orifice leadup of two large compartments, separated ing from the æfophagus, fo that whatevec, from each other by two transverse bands palles into the cavity mult fall between of considerable thickness, and the second these septa, and describe three-fourths of ftomach forms a pooch or leffer compart- a circle, before it can arrive at the orifice, ment, on the anterior part of it, rather leading to the true ftomach, which is so to the right of the oefoplragus, so that ncar the other, that the distance between the first and second stomach are both in- them does not exceed three inches : and cluded in one general cavity, and lined' therefore the direct line from the terinis with a cuticle. The qesophagus appears nation of the wesophagus to the orifice of to open into the first ftomach, but on the fourth ttoinach is only of that length., each lide of its termination there is a While the young calf is fed on milk, that muscular ridge, projecting from the coats liquor, which does not require to be ruof the first ftomach, so as to form a chan- minated, is conveyed directly to the fourth uel into the second. These muscular ftomach, not pailing through the plicæ bands are continued on to the orifice of of the third; and afterwards the folid, the third slomach, in which they are lot. food is directed into that cavity, by the The food can readily pass from the so- plicæ being separated from each other. phagus, either into the general cavity of the third Itomach opens into the fourth the firliftomach or into the second, which by a projecting valvular orifice, and the laft is peculinrly fitted by its lituation; cuticular lining terininates exactly on the and the muscular power of its coats edge of this valve, covering only that half both to throw up its contents into the of it, which belongs to the third. The mouth, and to receive a lupply from the fourth or true digelting stomach is about general curity of the first ltomach at the 2 feet 9 inches long : its internal meme will of the animal. The second stomach brape has 18 plicæ beginning at its ori contains the fame food as the first, only fice, and continued down, increaling to a more moiit; it ruust therefore be confi- great degree its internal furface: beyond dered as a delf from which the food may these the internal membrane is thrown be regurgitated along the canal, con- into rugæ which follow a very ferpentine tined from the ælophagus... There is direction, and clofe to the pylorus there indeed no other mode by which this can is a glandular projection, one end of he effected, fince it is hardly polsible for which is opposed to the orifice, and closes, the animal to separate small portious from it up, when in a collapsed state. thalurface of the mass of dry food in the The cainel's stomach anteriorly forins ad ftomach, and force it up into the one large bag, but when Inid open is mouth. It is also ascertained that water forced to be divided into two compartseccived into the second stomach wlülements on its posterior part, by a ttrong
rumal is drinking, and is thus ena- ridge which palles down from the right to lave its contents always in a pro- lide
of the orifice
of the esophagus in a be noillure to admit of its being longitudinal direction. On the lett lide, Uw up into the mouth for ru- of the terınination of the æsophagus,