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This Day is Published,
No. LIII. VOL. IX.
FOR AUGUST, 1821.
I._Horæ Germanicæ, No. XII. The Pilgrimage, a Drama, by the Baron la Motte Fouquè.-II. Ode on the Olden Time-Notes.-III. Morsels of Melody-No. I. The Invitation-No. II. The Separation —No. III. The Dreary Moor-No. IV. The Evening Lake—No. V. The Marble Heart-No. VI. The Evening Star.-IV. Lamb's Translation of Catullus.-V. The Florida Pirate.-VI. On the Probable Influence of Moral and Religious Instruction on the Character and Situation of Seamen. No. II.-VII. Inch Keith Beacon.-VIII. The Invocation.-IX. The Landscape.-X. The Wanderer of Connaught. -XI. Elegy on a Country Maiden.-XII. The Sons of Mooslim. -XIII. Sir Thomas Browne's Letters to a Friend.-XIV. The Plague of Darkness, a Dramatic Scene from the Exodus.-XV. The Last Plague-Notes.-XVI. On Psalm-Singing in our Churches, with some Observations upon the proposed "Additional Psalmody." -XVII. The Forgers.-XVIII. Works preparing for Publication. -XIX. Monthly List of New Publications.—XX. Monthly Register-Commercial Report-Appointments, Promotions, &c.-Births, Marriages, and Deaths.
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No. LIII. & No. LIV.
FOR AUGUST, 1821.
CONTENTS OF No. LIII.-(Being the last No. of Vol. IX.)
I. Horæ Germanicæ. No. XII. The Pilgrimage, a Drama, by the Baron la Motte Fouqué.—II. Ode on the Olden Time.-III. Morsels of Melody.-— IV. Lamb's Translation of Catullus.-V. The Florida Pirate.-VI. On the Probable Influence of Moral and Religious Instruction on the Character and Situation of Seamen. No. II. VII. Inch Keith Beacon.-VIII. The Invocation.-IX. The Landscape.-X. The Wanderer of Connaught.-XI. Elegy on a Country maiden.-XII. The Sons of Mooslim.-XIII. Sir Thomas Browne's Letter to a Friend.-XIV. The Plague of Darkness, a Dramatic Scene from the Exodus.-XV. The Last Plague.-XVI. On Psalm-Singing in our Churches, with some Observations upon the Proposed "Additional Psalmody.-XVII. The Forgers.-XVIII. Works preparing for Publication.-XIX. Monthly List of New Publications.-XX. Monthly Register, &c.
CONTENTS or No. LIV.-(Being the first No. of Vol. X.)
I. Epistle Preliminary.-II. The Steam-Boat. No. VI. (Voyage Third.) Tale 10. A Jeanie Deans in Love. Part Second. The Preparations. Part Third. the Coronation.-III. Account of a Coronation-Dinner at Edinburgh.-IV. The Voyages and Travels of Columbus Secundus. Chapters 7, 8, 9, and 10. -V. Familiar Epistles to Christopher North, from an Old Friend with a New Face. Letter I. On Hogg's Memoirs.-VI. The Modern British Drama. No. I. The Fatal Unction; a Coronation Tragedy. By Lælius *** ****, M. D.—VII. "Fifæana." No. I.-VIII. Characters of Living Authors, by Themselves. No. I.-IX. Essays on Cranioscopy, Craniology Phrenology, &c. By Sir Toby Tickletoby, Bart. Chapters 1, 2, and 3.— X. The Muses Welcome to the High and Mightie Prince James, &c.—XI Remark on Bishop Corbet's Poems.-XII. Ode on the King's Landing ir Ireland.-XIII. A Welcome to his Majesty George IV. on his Arrival ir Ireland.-XIV. Excellent New Song, Composed and Sung by James Scott Esq. M. D. 19th July.-XV. Extempore Effusion, Sung with great Effec by Morgan O'Doherty, Esq. 19th July.-XVI. Sylvanus Urban and Chris topher North.-XVII. Continuation of Don Juan.-XVIII. An Expostu latory Round Robin from Fourteen Contributors.-XIX. The Finish.
By publishing this extra Number, the Eleventh Volume will commence at the regular period in January.
At much expence of breath and action,
His tale in brief (though brevity
The needy wretch had strongly begg'd
This to the man in office seem'd
'Twas casting on the house a slur,
The applicant of whom he spake,
There was a sparkling in his eyes,
Though age so gently press'd him, he
It was the rougher foe to him,
Thus maim'd, yet he, you still would say,
Of freedom breathed from the wild wood,
With open front he stood a picture
This thread-bare frock, uncouthly patch'd,
And then in colour 'twas as green
'Twas his to watch the antler'd herd, Which peering pass'd in mute alarm, But as he got into an oak,
A branch decay'd beneath him broke, And thence he lost his arm.
"Well, Arthur," said the Magistrate,
"An' please your honour," quoth old Arthur,
"I know nought of their rules about it;
"Born in the woods, up from a boy
"Three years are gone since this befel;"
"The ranger gave a bounty, when
66 Using my wits in works, of which
I traversed heath, and moor, and wood,
"Revisiting my childish haunts,
I roam'd for wild fruits up and down-
"And when the riper autumn came,
"I cropp'd the whorts upon the moors,
"And when it nigh'd to Christmas-tide,
"Such were my shifts, poor helps they were
Spake the Overseer :-" His worship will