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Ev'ry grove so long mute, and each prim- 'Tis you who alone can each pleasure rerosed vale, (minftrel's note ; tain,

(ter'd by love. Now resound with the thrill of the wood

That is sweetend by friend nip, and fola And cuckoo, (weet herald, repeats his love. Long then may the fun-beanis of innotale,

[remote. As he ikims the rich pasture, or uplands

cence play,

And give to your breasts ev'ry hope that The young bee, entic's by the dew.drip

is deur ; ping How'r,

[Inunding wing: Spread health's rosy mantle till life wears Speeds (wift from his hive on his hoarie

away,

[year. And plays with delight round the gaily

To hail lovely May as the pride of the deck'd bow'r,

[hy Spring.
Liverposl.

J. B-N. To quaft the choice nectar supply'd bin On the daisy-pied heath and yon blue mifty hill, (thyme among ;

ELEGIAC STANZAS. See the lambs how they frolic the wild O! where yon abbey, mou'd'ring in Or lave in the streamlet that Rows from the

the dust,

[head ; rill,

[tended along. Once rear'd to Heav'n above is tow'ring Whilft their dams on the banks lie ex Where many a shrine and monumental buit To breathe the mild air, and falute the

Declar'd che virtues of the filent dead; lov's morn,

(with joy; There (ad Alberto, pensive and forlorn, The nymph from her cot comes elated Beneath a melancholy yew-free's shade, On her shoulder the brimmer full-reeking Pour'd forth his sorrows o'er Matilda's urn, is borne,

(as they fly. And thus in tears the hapless mourner And her heart beats in tune to the hours

Taid : But, hark! the loud tabor now floats o'er “ Ye Destinies, and will ye never ease the scene,

(they run ; This heart, though now depress'd with See the lads and the lafles how cheerful

anxious care? Sure, sure, now some gambols are held on Ah! will your persecutions never cease? the green ;

[are begun. Here end by death my woes and fad Halte then, ye young lovers, the sports despair. O! mark the gay village which swells on Relick of what I was by fortune bless'd, the gaze,

(o'er the lay ; Love threw his pleasing bandage o'er Where the call taper'd spire looks proud my eyes; 'Tis there that sweet Freedom, in ruftical To marriage long Matilda fair I press'd, maze,

[of May. And soon I gain'd what now my fate With pleasure proclaims the glad tidings denies. It is there that each nymph, with a borom Now one long year the blessed me with serene, [aut; her love ;

[woe : Displays all her charms, unbedizen's hy My life, I thought, was free from ev'ry It is there that the smiles of Love's dim- Alas! how frail the bleflings from above ! ple mien

[the heart. How full of misery this state below! Entraps the pleas'd shepherd, and fetters That year was one continued scene of bliss; Come then, lovely Flora, thy spring-huds Matilda gave me soun a lovely hoy :

unfo!d, [their gay treasure; Nouglit I requested of the gods but this; And let thiy mulk woodlands spread all Now nought was wanting to complete Bring thy chalte blushing primrose, he

my joy : spilled with gold,

When, ab! my adverse Fates my darling To deck yon rais'd Mrine *, that is fa.

fiole,

[prime cred to pleasure.

And nipp'd the lovely rose-bud in its And ye, airy sprites, of fairy.laught row'r, Matilda, deareft partner of my soul,

o chare to afar fuft Hypocr fy’s congue; To grief a vidim, fell before her time. Let oo rankling ill-nature break in va the In vain for me now Præhus sheds his rays, bour,

(with long

Vain are to me the joys of wealih or To appal the sweet moments, enliven'd

pow'r; Gay (wains, who now sport, muy your An unsubstantial, momentary blaze,

hofums e'er flow [prere; That fades to night e'en in its natal hour. To despise the allurements of F thon ft

Berruty shall weep Marilda's early fate, From your cup of content ev'ry bletlog

And Pity shed the voluntary tear; will fow,

{"rem. E'til thick-lipp'd muling Melancholy wait, And the lullie of riclos fiok quick as a

The leniei tale of hapleis loves to hear. Purfuse then your sports, Oye inift cailinin,

Around thy tomb th. Il vernal fow'rs be 'Tis you, only you, lite's endeaimenis no

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Shall wanton zephyrs, from thy c!ay-cold Sorrowing they gaze upon that angel face bed,

or loath's disease the melancholy prey; Waft thee to thades of everlasting light. Sorrowing they gaze, unable now to trace

One of thole numerous charms lo late its Then why delay! I'll hafte to meet the

dear display. there, Roh'd in the majesty of heav'nly grace:

Strive not to check their venerable grief; Soon shall I recogrize my lovely fair,

O rather, Priendihip, tear for tear bc. By the angelic smile that decks her face.

Itow! Now all around is hush'd serene and still,

Vain all endeavour to afford relief,

Till time impair the fense of such a blow. Alone, through trackless paths, I wander flow;

Then o'er each misery, Anne, thou might'it Save Echo, which repeats in accent shrill,

have known,

[stay ; • What art thou now, sad type of human

Had Heaven decreed thee here a longer woe!

Much thall they mule, and friendly then shall own

[day. Adieu,thou dreary pile, ye mould'ring walls;

The shaft that (ped thee to the realms of Adieu, Silene, to thy silver light; I go, I follow, where Matilda calls :"

Then o'er each bliss, dear child, thy happy he spoke, and sunk into eternal might.

lot,

(fincere, Where Saints and Seraplis join in praise

Much thall they musc, and, meaner things STAN Z AS

forgot,'

[extatic tear. To the Memory of a beautiful little Girl, who

Heave the luxurious figh, and shed tho

PETER. feil a Victim to the Smald-pox in ber zd Year. EAR little Cherub ! lent au hile to

FROM ANACREON.-By Mr. G. Dyer, earth,

ULLS with horns kind Nature arms, Restor's too early to ihy native Heaven :

Guards with hoof the horse from Dear little Cherub ! to thiy infant worth

harms; A figli, a tear, a verse (its due), are

Hares with (wifiness the endu'd, given.

With strength of teeth the lion brood; The smile that dimpled on thy rosy cheek, Fish the taught to swim and play,

And reveli'd there in lenocency's prime; Bids to carol blithe and gay ; The fmile that spoke what words shall Mao to reason :--but has Heaven never ipek,

Nought to gentle Woman given? A language understood in ev'ry clime; Woman moves in beauty's charms, The smile that won upon the hardest Stronger ihan the force of arms; bearts,

(gloom; Charms like helmet that secure, From Melancholy's self that itole tie And like javelin, (wift and luie; The dear ay, ay, and all thy namic aris, Helmie', lance of fire, and Shield,

Lie buried with thee in thicco vivas tomb! Till to beauteous Woman yield.
Clos'u are those eyes that beam'd with
Heav'n's own light, (view ;

THE EXETER PROPHETESS,

BY DR. CRASE.
No more their inctnefs !hall arrettrice
No more whole lips, now fealu in Death's

Ludit Imago
long righi, [fantine adieu! Vana, que ponà fugiens eburna,
Enrich with nameless charms each in Somnium ducit?

Hor. The little hard , whose every finger spoke, TASSANDRA, the fam'd Prophetess of Whole every motion had a meaning

oki,

Gaia'd no belief for truths which the fore. cler, No more iny mother's check thall, piteous, Slie bilk's Apollo of lus promis d joy, stroke;

(fear!

And he took cire her credu rov deltroy, No more be clalp'd in joy, nor (pread in

Reveng'd himleli upon the Royal Jilt,

Involv'd in either case, in Shame or Guilt. Countless, dear Innocence, thy winning Our more successful Modern Witcb, it seems, ways,

(claim; Full credit has for her Prophetic Dreams; And each would fill our fond attention

And in high spirits finds her brick employ Excite our wonder and inture our praise,

A better trade in Exeter, tban Troy; By “diff- sent pictures new, anu yel the Nothing in this is wonderful, or new, fame!!!

Wieches do beft, where Conjurers are few; But vain thy beauties, vain our fervent She therefore threwdly here the Broom pray'r,

[blown!”

beltrides, Powerless to save thee, “blalied foon as And roundahe City Walls in triumph rides; Sorrowing thy parents r. w in mute despair, Bul sovo alights, when any Grave Divine Death's dre approaches too dilimctly Comes from a distance, and consults her town.

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To know, if the has yet contriv'd the While Fancy bids the mimic colours glow, means

And Picy mourns the woes she cannot Of turning Country Parsons into Deans,

heal ! Joha SKEPPARD, Jun. Or can procure his Reverence a Call

Dean-jireet, Tooley firect.
To fill the Sub-dean's, or Precente 's Stall.
APOSTROPHE.

TE DEUM.
All hail, Joanna ! wonder of thy sex,

OMINUM faremur'e, Deus,
Whose fame relounds along the Banks of

Tualque laudes dicimus.
Ex,

[and Est, Te terra, te cælum, Paier From North to South, expanding wide Æterne, le coel: iccola From Exford Parish, reaches Exmouth

Omnes adorant Angeli.
Bar,

[Welt,

Semper Cherubim te invocant,
From Axmouth East, to Plymouth in the

Semper Seraphim : “ Sanctus es,
From ev'ry Moutb a Propheless confert ; Sanctus, Jehovah, sanctus es,
In Dreams with Propbet Brorbers close ally'd, Deus Sabaoth; en ! !uæ
Thou shar’t his Vifions, as a lawful bride; Quâ terra, quâ cælum patet
Vifons that never leck the Ivory Gate,

Fulgore plenum eit gloriæ.”
But still keep up the credit of their Itare; Te cælus illuftriffiavus
Bright Queen of Bugs! on wliom in Ticking Apoftolorum conciount:
clad

(grow mad; Te concinunt, clriffimum
Upholst'rers gaze, 'till they themselies A men, perempri Martyres :
Wife of the Lamb ! these i ude incondite lays Agoscit omnem diflita
Can never add an atom to thy prire,

Terra per orbem Ecclefia,
Can never render justice to thy claim,

Pier Creator, te Deum; Nor vindicate the bonour of thy nine;

Fili Redemptor, te Deum ; Yet, should it thou wave tliy wand, these Souque, fanéte Spiritus, lines shall live,

[give!

Slalor alme, te Deum.
And borrow fanie from thee, they cannnot Tu, Chifte, regim es maximus,

J.C. Exeter.

Tu, Christe, Patriş Filius
Eternus, immutabilis.

Tu nasci, nit infons fontibus
ELEGY

Nobis fores piacim,
ECLINING Phæbus cafts bis parting Dignalus es de Vigine.
ray,

Chilli Te non fepulchrum detinet; And gradual evening veils the distant Mirs vilicitur ; credentibus Sweet Philomel foregoes her plaintive laý, Cælelte regnuni panditur. And icarcely onward ftcaisthe mui m'oig Par ipse Patri gloria

Dextrâ Dei nunc allides;

Rediturus inde credimus,
No ruftling tempeít wakes the filent air,
Hush'd all the tunetut warblers of the

Ut æquus ornem judices.

At nos precamur, adjuves grove,

Tuo releinptos sanguine, No noisy clamours pierce the wounded ear;

Interque finne?os des tuos “Far from the busy scenes of men liove."

Auctis perenni gloriâ Come, mild Reflection! aid my mind le.

In omne læc'lum vivere. rene,

[to rest,

Greffus fuorum dir'ge, Ah! bid each anxious thought be lulld

Tuere nos, noftrasque l'es Whilenow I tsace life's ever-varying scene,

In majus usque promove. The base exalted, or the good diftress'd.

Ad te precamur in dies;
Ye wretches bound by luxury and pride, Celebramus, et per omnia

Ye “gay licentious," and yeritled great, Celebrabimus te sæcula.
Who know no pleasure with content allied; Puri sceleris, et integri
Say, what is all the boalted pomp of Fac vos agamus hunc diem.
state?

Miserere, clementiffime,
Ye Sons of Mith, who at the midnight hour

Miserere supplicantium,
So gaily país around the circling buwl; Miserere tihi fidentium.
Say, can ye hail Relicction's pleating jow'r? Tu (pes, Domine, mea solus es,
Say, can approving contcience glau your

Ne fil pudori spes mea.
foul?
And, O Humanity ! thy arm extend, On a Doctor's consulting what to take for bis
With genial sympathy, benignant maid!

Armorial Bearings. Where hopeless penury knows not one kind

IMPROMPTU. friend,

GROUPE of Deaths in every quar. Her griefs to lessen, or her wants to aid.

t-r paint, If lich the pleasures which thou canst he. Like angels lovering o'er a Pop:0i Saint; t!ow,

[feel, The min.cle's the same, fhould either fave E'or may my breatt each fost emolin A soul som hell, or body from the graie.

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PROCEEDINGS IN PARLIAMENT, 1802.
H. OF COMMON $.

Stire necessary to the salvation of the country.
April 12.

Instead of the buafted advantages we were The Window-cax bill, after some oppo. ftated to posters, he saw a debt of 550 Sition from Messrs. Jones, Combe, and Robe millions- barracks and bafiles, an army of fon, was posled.

spies and informers, an inquisition of proSir F. Burdett rose to make his promised perty and of political opinion, a Mackled motion for an enquiry into the conduct of and corrupted press, a gaggel and bezgared the late adminiftration : he observed, that people, pensioned justices, eventually fathe pretences with which similar motions Saried judges, vagne law, threatened Jora during the progress of the war had been en. ries, a degraded Aristocracy, a confiding countered, Mould no longer operate, as the Parliament, and Ministers without either safety of the empire was nni now implicated honesty or relpov libility. After many (iin the discuffion. The watte of blood and milar observations, urged wi!h much energy treasure, the folly of minifters in com and no inconfiderable ability, he concluded mencing the war, their weakness in its by moving, that the House do now resolve prosecution, the falsehood and delusion they itself into a Committee, to enquire into the had practised on the judgment of that House, conduct of the late adminitration both at and, above all, their aggression on the liber home and abroad during the war. ties and property of the country, were now Mr. Siuri leconded the motion. manifeft to the world, and called for repro Lord Temple contended, that no new aro bation and punishment:—they had deprived gument had been adduced, to warrant a des us of every thing eftimable in our conftilu. viation from the line of conduct which the tion, and multiplied its abuses and corrup. House liad adopted on similar motions dura tions ;-the war was directed chiefly against ring the war. His lordship adverted to the the happiness of Britons, and in this respect origin of the late contest, and enumerated only has its object been attained. The Hoo. the splendid achievements of our navy and Baronet proceeded, in terms of animated and army to which it gave occasion. He reeloquent declamation, to notice the restric- ferred to the coufellions of Arthur O'Con. tions on the press, in the cor, fruction of li. nor and others, to fhew that the pretence bels-the influence acquired by the Crown of Parliamentary Reform was only a mark over the Judges, by allowing large salaries assumed by the United Inshmen to conceal upon retiring from office he granting new their treaion. His lordship compared the trials in criminal cases--the virtual revival demolition of the Baltile, which contained of a Star-chamber-the suspension of the only one prisoner, to the despotism which trial hy Jury in numerous instances--the followell it, and which had converted alinquisitorial opera'ion of the Income-tax, most every caitle in that kingdom into duna the sale of the land-tax, the erection of geons. He vindicated the late adminiftra. Baftiles, the alteration of the Treason-lau's, tion from the charge of being averse to which were too clear and explicit, to intro peace; and concluded wth an high pane. duce the horrible and atrocious doctrine of gyric upon the virtues and constancy of Mr. constructive treason, the eftablishment of Pitt. barracks in every direction, to over-awe the Mr. Archdalo reprobated the motion; and people the appointment of penfioned ful complimented the integrity and energy of tices to pervert the law, and the introduce the late minister, to whom he regarded the tion of foreign mercenaries to support their country as indebted for the happiness it tyranny. He next adverted to the lodem now enjoy. Aity.bill, which he characterised as a fla Mr. Jones (pike in favour of the motion; grant violation of the laws, of humanity, and represented the speech of the nohle lord and of the conftitution; their alarms prove as a mere fartago, a kind of phantasmagne to have been mere cheat and delusion, lo an ria, dertitute of method or matter, and {wer Ministerial ens; and the victims of calculated only to delude. The miniftry, their fraud, after being kept for years in which had added 258 millions to our public close custody, without charge, without ac deht, granted 533 pen Gous, made 95 Peers, culeis, without trial, were turned loose, and sacrificed the lives of thousands in a ha! krupt in fortune and in health, and in content unjust in its origin, weak and rara fome instances bailed by the very runners trous in its progress, and dishonourable and who apprehended thens, as if the object insecure in its conclusion, were oljees of was to render the law ridiculous and con- fufpicion, if not of execration ; and it was te nuptible. The Hon. Baronet then drew a incumbent on the House to exalride inlo At:ong pilure of the excelles commiiled in their conduet, in order that, if innocent, lielund by the agents of Government, and their innocence might te made man feit ; which excited to the rebellion which had and, if guilty, that puoshment might aitach prevailed there.

He entered into a review to their criminality of Mt. Pite's conduct in regard to Parlia. Lord Belgrizve juitified; he conduet of the mentai, reform, and pronounced the mea. la:e ministers in the luipenfium of six Habeag Gint. Mag. Augufi, 1801.

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COMMONS.

Corpus Act, and the detention of diffrent division, was negatived hy 82 against 11.
lurpeded persons; and concluded by moving The several claufes were then agreed to
an amendment to the original motion, the
whole of which, with exception to the

April 14.
word! “ibat," it proposed to expunge, and The Pirith Apprentices hill was passed.
fub mitute a vote of thanks to his Majelly's The Cbanceller of obe Exebequer llared,
Jale Minifti rs.

that the taxes amounted to rear 30 millions, The regularity of this amendment he. and the national debt to 488 millions; but came the fubject of fome converfatio: he. that by consolidacing the iwo finking funds, tusealle Speaker, 1 ord Belgrave, Mr. Pill, amounting to 5,6;7:0col.this immenfe Jeho and Mr Fix, and it was withdrawn. will be paid off n 43 years and two mon'hs After some observations frim Mr. 71:)n, Sir were the sinking funds permitted to conRobert Bustin, Mr. rilexander, and Mr W. tinue for 47 years, they would produce 570 Elfora, againt the original motion, and of millions, being 80 millions more than the Mr. Combe and of Mr. Boxverie in fivour of amount of our debt.-He concluded hy is, the House Jivived, ayes 39, nres 246. moving certain resolutions, which were Maiority again le motion for enquiry 207. agreed to.

Lord Belgraze gave notice that lie would, after the recels, bring forward a motion for a vote of thanks to the late Ministers.

April 15. Mr. Sberidan observed, if such measure The Royal Aflent was given, by commisfhould he perfitted in, he should feel it his fion, to the Loan, House and Window duty, duty to move, liat an address he presented Irish Julies, Corn and Twopenny Scots, to his Majesty, praying that liis Majefly and 27 oder public and private bills. would be graciously pleased to inform the Houle, by whoje advice he liad dismissed thule meritorious minister's, or what cir

Aprilzi. comitince hud occuried to render it impos The House, in a Committee of Supply, lible for them to retain their places. refolved that provision he made for the payThisobfervation produceda generallaugh. ment of Militia fub.ltern Officers in time

of peace, and also for the pay and cloathing April 13,

of the Milicia for the prelent year. The Sceretary ni Mar steed, ihat there The Bank Restriction bill went through were 18 Acts of Parlian ent respecting the a Committee, in which the Chancellor of the Militia of Ergland, and five for Scotlani', Exchequer moved that the restriction upon all of which he conceived noght to be con the issue of colh should continue till the int folielated into one. He oliferved, that the of Marchi, 1983, on account of the prelent military rulers of France might be supposed ftagnalion of our trade with the Continent, to view " quith a foldier's eye' tlie infinite and the exchange being against it. After ftrength, potlestions, and resources of this a short debate, the measure was agreed to. CI DOTY, ulicli, whilft ever cautious not to give offence, hond be prepared to repel

April 22. segration. He concludela (peech of much Lord Haukefour y presented a petition from matter, hy moving for leave to bring in a the West Todia Merchants to be permitted billiomond and render more effectuat the to open the Ducks for the import trade in militia laws, and to augment the number of June or July, without waiting the complethe militia.

tion of their entire work. Mr. Steridnn expressed high approval of the gener: p'r nciple of a plan which ap

Apr:123. reared calcula'es 10 augnient a system of The Irish Bank Refti:tion bill was read defence to conti'uirnal and fo neceffary. the first time. He palled an high eulog um upon the Navy, The Balik of England Restriction bild and conceived that the gratsude, justice, was pated. and policy of the country, demanded the The House, in a Committee of Ways and continuance of a confiderable mari:e; and Means, agreed that the allowances to nie that the Lienenpota u ho were to be re Tiia vicers during pe..cu, aw the pay of duced mould have more than gol. a year lle militia for this year, should be defiayed for their support.

out of the Land tax. The hill was presented, and read the first time.

April 26. Tlie House resolved itself into a Commit The resolutions of the Committee for tee on the malt and beer tax. A long cotie groting allowances to militia ofticers were verfation ensued upon the several clauses, agred 10, and bilis ordered. principally hetween Mr. Wbithread and Mr. The Chancellor of tb. Excbequer moved for Pitt. The former moved an amendment, leave to loring in a bill to contoh dite the thal, instead of an additional duty of 25 per several acts relative to the talo jaid reDarrel, it fhould be only is. which, on a demption of the Land-lax, Agreeil !..

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