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at the most, I found a great difference in the appearance of the mirage. A story should, to please, at least seem On åpproaching it, it becomes thin- true, ner, and appears as if agitated by the Bo apropos, well told, concise, and wind, like a field of ripe corn. It gradually vanishes as the traveller And whensoe'er it deviates from these approaches, and at last entirely dis- rules, appears when he is on the spot, The wise will sleep, and leave ap
plause to fools.
STILLINGFLEET. The statutes of this country occupy 45,000 close quarto pages, and the When your pecuniary want sours reports of common law decisions the temper of an intimate, depend on continually referred to are contained this, that he thinks money the best of in no less than 55,000 other pages, so your qualities.
ZIMMERMAN. that the evidential books of legal authority consists of about 100,000 It is success that colours all in life: pages. These books are of course Success makes fools admir’d, makes exclusive of the different abridgments villians honest: and treatises of law, and arguments All the proud virtue of this vaunting and comments on legal decisions. world Of these, Vessey's, Comyn's and Ba- Fawns on success, and power, howe'er con's works contain a quantity of acquired. type equal to 200,000
The reason why so few marriages octavo pages.
are happy, is because young ladies
spend their time in making nets, not It is a curious fact, that out of the in making cages.
SWIFT. thirty-six barons who signed Magna, NEW PUBLICATIONS. Charta, only three could write their Mysterious Ladder; or Jacob's own name, the signatures of the re- Dream, to which is added, the Chamainder (if the term may be used) racter of the Christian Child, with a being only () their mark's. Frontispiece, 3d.
DIED, Oct. 18th 1826 at Wigan, Mrs. Anne Brown, who had been a Mem. ber of the New Church Sociely in that town for many years, Her life was distinguished by meekness and simplicity. She was held in very bigh esteem by the friends of the Church. On Sunday Evening, Oct. 29, Mr. Sheldon of Liverpool preached a most impressive Funeral Sermon, from Rev. xxi, 7. to a crowded and serious audience.
In November last, Mr. J. W. Salmon of Nantwich, in, we belive, the 74th year of his age. This gentleman was a most warm and cordial receiver of the doctrines of the New Church, and we doubt not, but that he is gone to enjoy an everlasting state of bliss in the realms of light and life.
On Wednesday, the 22nd Nov. at Handsworth, Mrs. Proud, widow of the late Rev. J. Proud.
THE TRUE CHRISTIAN GIVEN UP TO THE DIVINE WILL OF JESUS CHRIST HIS ONLY
GOD AND LORD. (This poem. we believe, is the last production of the late Rev. J. Proud, and it shows, that although he was, at the time of writing it, at the advanced age of 89 years, yet“ his eye was not dim, nor his natural force abated.')
THE Christian man, devoted to his Lord,
Enlighten'd by the beams of Light Divine,
Beneath his Father's watchful eye he dwells,
Handsworth, April 20th. 1826.
TO THE GLOW-WORM.
Behold! thou shedst thy feeble ray;
Dost all thou canst to make it day.
And own thy worth surpassing mine ;
While I conceal a light divine.
Each beam that heavenly suns* impart,
O. L. M.
. Revelation and Reason
Goyder, Printer, Dartmouth Street, Westminster.