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is sanguinary proposal ; but the officers each party was attended by a Marechal: ho accompained him, struck with de-Camp and two Colonels. They met 1:orror at its unexampled savageness, in the Champs Elysées, and fired four refused 10 permit such a meeting io take shots with pistols, which proving inef
lace, and referred the point to the con- fectual, they took to their swords, and sideration of their corps, who unani- the brave and excellent St. Morys was, mously decided, that it would be a run through the body, and died on the
leliberate assassination; and that the spot. Gardes du Corps would be dishonoured "In England the bloody and premedil they suffered one of their members to itated vengeance of Barbier would unengage in such a duel.
doubtedly asfix to his crime the guilt of “A gentleman, acquainted with both murder; and if convicted, he would as parties, called upon Barbier, to remon- certainly be hanged. Here, on the strate on his ferocious conduct, and in contrary, it will probably recommend the course of the conversation asked him him to the favour of a powerful party; this question : Sir, if the loaded pistol the police will not suffer the name of had fallen to your hand, and you had my lamented friend to be mentioned in known that it was loaded, could you have the journals; whilst in the salons, and had the heart to discharge it at your ad- private conversations, care will be taken versary? Yes, Sir,' said Barbier, “I to represent the duel as having proceedwould have shot him dead.' • Well, Sir, ed from the insolent pretensions of an I can tell you then, that M. de St. Morys Emigrant, a Nobleman, and an Officer would have acted differently; he would of the Gardes du Corps. Nay, I should have fired in the air.' .If he had,' said not be surprised, if advantage were taken Burbier, he would have acted like a of the Count's death to postpone, and fool, and I should have given him no ultimately to refuse payment to his family thanks for it.'
of the sums due to him from Govern"Such was the savage spirit of revenge ment, and already acknowledged 3s and hatred with wbich this man pursued such by the Commissioners for the liquithe person, whom, as I have above ob- dation of the Royal Accounts. se sved, he ought, of all others, to have “I can say nothing to you of the af1... ated with tenderness and respect. . I fliction in which this event must plunge
I am astonished, after this, that the Count's family; especially his amia. il y man pretending to sentiments of ble and interesting daughier, who is honour, or to the character of a gentle- just married, and whose affection for a man, should have ever gone out as his father, who formed her mind with so second. But party-spirit, I suppose, much care, is carried to a pitch of enblinded his associates to the atrocious thusiasm. This subject is too painful malignity of his conduct; and, in fine for contemplation.--Adieu. E."
SCHILLER, THE POET.
From the Literary Gazette. CHILLER kad bis a Physician; in his attachments he poured forth all the
an destingination inspired bin veheinence of his soul. But as soon as Twith a taste for the Theatre, and his glo- etiquette was banished, he resumed bis ry as a dramatic poet is established. freedom, and nobody could then be more
Possessing naturally a timid disposi- entertaining. His conversation abound. tion, he displayed, when in company, a ed with sallies and traits ; he denied
mbre and constrained air. It was ex- himself no pleasure ; he participated in amely difficult to become familiar with every amusement, and when Schiller was im; a strange countenance embarrassed absent, regret supplied his place. bun, and deprived him of all his advan- His partiality for the fair sex bordered ta, rete At first sight, no one would have on veneration. At Leipzic he loved two r! heed that love and friendship consti- sisters with enthusiasmaDresden, (!?
... the charm of his existence, and that most charming woman in Saxony held
him captive, and from that time his no- fits would have been considerablı,
As a friend and a husband, he rigidly He could not endure the etiquette fulfilled every duty. His death, which maintained in mixed companies at Dres- took place at Weimar in 1805, was uniden. His love for independence was versally lamented. As a Physician, he such, that he could not work with closed foretold the period of his dissolution ; as doors. The aspect of nature, a walk in a Philosopher, he beheld its approach the country, the irregular course of wa- without fear ; but as a father, he dreaded ters and torrents, or a storm in all its vio- its consequences. He left four cbildren leoce, were best suited to his taste, and unprovided for at a very tender age. The the desire he constantly entertained for Grand-Duchess Paulowna took charge of powerful excitements.
their education. If Schiller had written much, his pro
How lovely was this world then seen!
go! wilt thon faithless from me part
With all thy fairy dreams of joy!
As suppliant once in fast embrace
How lightly was he onward borne!
With winged speed, first Fortune fled ;
i gentle hand, It is not Tuscan, Saxon, nor yet Dorie,
Commemorative, votive, or bistoric,---
'Tis but an emblem of its owner's tood,
"eary load, •
Erect and firm, by no false laste retiu'd; 1 time out and found.
Oisteady fabric, pointing to the skies, porti i ri, pour to join,
A friendly beacon to enquiriug eyes;
Open to all, by all repoted good,
And often präisid, when little goderstood, ļ i disposer destroys :
And how inscribe it on the rolls of Fame ?
From the Gentleman's Magazine.
(Written in 1810.1 tr * * * * 1 ly Magazine.
W HAT though the rich Canopian wave THE PROFILIONTIER EAGLE. VYOI mellow Wile shall never lave, Com in Gra? 1 ODORE KÖRNER. Nor Pactolus, with golden sands,
Snail pour its tribute o'er his lands ; THEIR lor cu tror hy wing!
Nor exiles, from Siberia's snow, lipelnytail This g spring
Oo him the ermin'd robe bestow;
Nor him, the fair Iberian tierce, Il ture t akip give way, Dipp'd in Tyre's bright purple, grace ; to je ant citiuay,
Nor gorgeous lords alliance brmg, Tofreador diri made.
With silky gifts, from Persia's King; I'v, tiim yo'er the hill
No! nor Marcogo's tropnied field Bithi i 4), sto triumph still
Its laurels to his fame shall yield : T A!! ?ad the vurde,
Yet shall uot Gallia's monarch be Piguin pelle courser* champs his rein, With happier pleasures crown'd than be nie re te anton paws the plain,
Who, wise, cau heep obscurer ways, Tablier lavesy tid.
Content to seck no vulgar praise ; The pallet rue is deally pale,
In scienc'd rase, deilgint to find
Tive laws that various Nature hind : idrichein the blog gale
Ris wilder passious keep controul'd,
And o'er them Reason's empire hold. Thelor' 1101 crouches low,
He for Acania's wealth ne'er sighs, Beth in my litting foe,
That useless pageant honours buys. Windis Dhuin;*1964 ye.
Who madly serks, in kilom jou d, Tou only list thy pro.ons frce,
T: tenant of the teir per'd mind, Withou110 and iti interty,
With discontent would be unblessid, Unach ndaloup,
Were he of Earth's domain possessid. Asehr hi che orb that rules the day,
Not richest tributes peace can give, 500 with und misled ray,
Nor scepter'd fools from wants relieve. Pher all thoro junt are gone.
This changeful scene, without surprise Soon sh: 11 I finithy chiliran stand !
Who views with philosophic yes, Sin shall I F ee in a band
And wisely learn'd in Nature's law, Of wirir, und brive ;
No al xious cares from thence gali draw: T hai**nyo erie field
Whether he meet th' assassin's band, Wire fre-Dora Cathabre wield,
Or roam a vagrant through the laud; For virtury on the
Or in sedintus countries bide; Tuin whaten?. Itin pay be,
Or bound o'er Ocean's surgetul tide ; ,"alt " :"ht ime,
Or dark Orion hide his head While thousi pi mul! le bleed:
In stormy skies; or Sirius slied n fraly gain
A blighting fluence c'er the earth, Axiave for ip allt slain,
And send the dread Sirocco forth. *!per vier
The golden wain that ploughs the pole, reise plain, by its exc: inligtindi.
And guides rich navies round this hall,
And Eurus blot out earth aud sky
With flaky snows, and winter's Lain---
With teppests shall provoke the inain,
Uufrar'd by him, whose constant mind ar 31 CEING TUE WOODEN EDIFICE Cau see the wild-ass suit the wind,
ANNA MORE SGARDEN AT BAR. Ino:i'rous when earth's herbas wooo1, AND HEANING IT CALLED THE To parching suns in der ficids. : ***CAL TEMPLE
U daunted; see, destroy'd by hail, B L AT love weh mera Temple ! if 'tis The olive's fruit, and vintage fail : such,
Yet tru.ts, submiss, the Power that lends Hitha. lone e hed, too much. llin life, and food convenient sends. LOT woodenia olen roof sustain, tide pu h eilroy from the point,
Then may I still onmoy'd behold gut
inn i bani,
tri licis guld
Still yet!" 1 x hon car pan.
lithir dar 1.25 orar: as or aburcr.
Tyllit dip 1970 conlll.
Wat binibenti institLUNU
Prom the Monthly Magazine.
Though treacherous Fate should
Tho' modest Merit step unheet
'Ob! never let the lap of Sloth sur
Betray my Damon to inglorious
The active charities of life be thine
And thine the ardour of the socie
Shall the dark frown of Malice clo:
Which warms the breast inviolab
NO--Brighter bid the heavenly flar It pencils o’er the sunless sky
'Tis noble to be good, and to endu A tint of bliss to be; And breathes in Mary's lightened eye
A songless Harmony. Thatcham, Aug. 1817.
From the Literary Gazelle,
N OW scarce a glimmering ray of light
Beams on the sable brow of Night; THE INQUIETUDE OF MAN, Save where, amid the louring clouds,
The Moon her silver bow unshrouds; THE sun is sinking in the west,
And sheds a wan and transient gleam 1 The groves the ev'ning zephyrs fan : Upon the din discover'd stream. The happy beasts prepare for rest.
No busy Echo wakes the plain, And all is calm but man !
Where Peace and awful Silence reign :
At rest, beneath the friendly sbade, Poor restless creature of an hoor,
The weary race of man is laid ; His longest life is but a span,
And Sleep, descending soft and kind, in And yet that span fell cares devour,
With glowing visions soothes the anind. For never calm is man !
T.C. 9. Though bounteous Nature all has giv’n To make him blest on wisdom's plan,
From the Monthly Magazine. A rebel 'gainst the will of Heav'n,
THE RULING PASSION. Still never calm is man !
J. R. March, 1817.
BY THE AUTHOR OF THE EXPIRE OP TIE
D AIR Circe had triumph'd o'er many a soj, From the Gentleman's Llagzzise.
When she spread out her toil for Ulys A FAREWELL TO THE WORLD.
ses the wise ; By the Rev. SAMUEL BADCOCK.
But the son of Laertes was not to be caucht,
For her tongue wasless eloquent far than her. E charm is broke! 'tis here that Treach.
eyes. 1 ery reigns ;
I'll bid delusion and the world farewell; In vain she display'd all the charms of a breast And bend my steps, though trembling, to the That panted for pleasure, and rivall'd with plains
dwell, snow; Where meek-ey'd Innocence and Caudour While the beauties that peep'd thro' her gos
samer vest, Smit with your charms, your votary thereProclaim'd that the queen was no monster shall raise
below. Some green-curf altar to each bonour'd And, while he fondly dwells on others' praise, This ravishing object almost in his reach, Will yield the honours which he cannot The heart of the hero was going astray... claim.
When the lady thought proper to make? Far hence shall mask'd Hypocrisy remove ;
SpeechThe Blush of conscious Guilt be never
Some ladies will talk tho' they've nothi known:
say. Nor Superstition taint the hallow'd grove: And be yawn’d, and he cried, “ She'de; But Virtue come a resident alone.
me to death. And you, sweet Warblers, that awake the A man is not always in humour to kis Morn,
rening ears: Audy.tl with Asses must top up hert Your wood-notes wild shall charın my list. To hinder the sunpieton's taking amn' Ye aged Oaks that yopder hills adorn),
" Then away to Penelope bear me my Beneath your hades will I forget my cares. Such a fool as this Circe lever vei These gentle Sleep shall hu-h me to repo-e, And the son of Luertes was nc'rik
And y'er my cares shali slied its influence The finite of Pallas ne'er
And thoughth idelity safe Trus Damon sung, while Lyriklae pics'd by: But as be there the deri ** Are these,” he cried, "thy wildlicadian ,
A syrenay teen hoe on . strains? What srece': has Fancy picuud vmr.py"
TLR won letter'd in its living chris 1:1 ( 1
i ondon Literary and Philosophical Intelligence.
tul, in her look was er- His warlike achievements she raised to the
skies, Nie j a wrinkle the charm of a And the prudence and sense that he had or
had not ;
For to make a weak mortal believe bimself Water rty, perhaps thirty-five ;
wise, point be with elegance bung, Is a method most certain to prove him a sot. 's finger the chords were
She made all his vanity speak in her cause,
She flatter'd his passion----the thirst of reDreyvi eloquence flow'd from her
Already the hero is drunk with applause, the chien to the banquet of wit,
Already he grasps Immortality's crown. "! !e and Graces adorn the re. A look at the syren he tenderly cast,
And strove from the sailors to make himself totam rim whatever was writ
(mast, hi pos y uf ate, from the first to the
"the Oh bind him, fast bind him, my lads to the
Or this wisest of mortals will jump in the sea. September, 1817.
TICN,!! Curt. spondent communicates a
THE APOLLONICON ORGAX. 220 th ) MR
K which will never be of the completion of this grand polyphonic me ng ili 1 out using any other than frame, we spoke in our last. It is now submitted 06 6 10 8,1, ents.--." It occurred to me to public inspection, and affords to Messrs. jo si
t u Har proceed from the vegeta- Flight and Robson's numerous visitors no less De mo ),; 'erefore put an ounce of surprise than gratification. Its construction, brann Aisi to ajug, with a quart Win- we understand, was commenced as far back as fest, mealini clearinfusion of galls,made the year 1812, under favour of the experience with rain witgo three ounces of galls well derived from the formation of two smaller orOnlied; n e ed the jug in a cellar, and gans, previously built by them upon similar vered it lotiv with paper. I stirred the principles. Of the properties of this stupeg
or two or more times a day, for several dous piece of workmanship, it would be dith11.Vnthat thon might be perfectly dissol- cult to convey a just idea, ; but some notion 17. The pple began to form upon the sur- of its capaciiy may be formed, when it is me 16: e days afterwards I remov. known that the diameter of its largest pipe is T.. SCPane e portions of mould formed, nineteen inches; that of its smallest scarcely cu I took , occasionally, during three the eighth of one inch, and that its powers ex
8. Th e liquor became perfectly pu- tend to the imitation of a vast variety of instruP'li •g*. then redan ounce of pounded cop- ments---as flageolets, flutes, oboes, violins,
.. vcl the mould first began to form, I clarionetts, bassoons, &c. &c. which, whether Faster, he jug to the shady part of a room heard in full combination, or in their separate
Antirre wafire."---Gent. Mag. and independent diversities of tones and par,
Birrov...Wien Walter Scott presented tial concords, are peculiarly striking, and lze r ritorii much admired poem, he really astonish, by the proofs they offer, of ort h
the exception of the name. what art and ingenuity can achieve in this thal diperbing from the feudal historý province of human exertion. This instrumeint, for ( B of that family. To lovers of by its very varied and wonderful effect, apO thi, crtainly was cause of discou- proaches, it should seeun, nearer thau any oth
were few in number: but er congeries of vocal tubes, the organ describe rui
e now considerably creas. ed by Plato and Proclus, denominated by the d i ising publication of the real Greeks---a Panarmonion. If, in the ancient mari
, embellished with engray- machine, every aperture of the indumerable * ! anied by the History of the pipes, the fistulæ innumera, was capable of !
and, and all the feudál servi, emitting three or more different notes, the nbee s vai i the manor of Scrivelsby,&c. moders
c. modern instrument possesses the capacity of
pouring forth its voluminous and voluble APON. T tory of the mysterious female sounds, either automatonically, or by the lip(toliit. I so much interest in the vicin- ing action of the finger For the former of Birigui i'it is said she proved an im- these operations, three cylinders, each six feet is met 35 gularas was at first supposed in circumference, are provided; for the latter, alle still says that there are at pres. six distinct sets of keys. If the pealing tones it.
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Ho l i Wilms? Fiinili saun 22.11. i thi. Nellorgan w
uitton in licher ! feltiin he anodern 1311unitate Poi, 11 B rt. 1?
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