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Он, sweet my Baby! liest thou here,
So low, so cold, and so forsaken ?
And cannot a sad Father's tear
Thy once too lovely smiles awaken?
Ah, no! within this silent tomb
Thy Parents' hopes receive their doom!
Oh, sweet my Baby! round thy brow
The Rose and Yew are twined together:
The Rose was blooming-so wast Thou-
Too blooming far for Death to gather.
The Yew was green,-and green to me
For ever lives thy Memory.

I have a flower, that press'd the mouth
Of one upon his cold bier lying,
To me more fragrant than the South,
O'er banks of op'ning violets flying;

Although its leaves look pale and dry,
How blooming to a Father's eye!
Oh, sweet my Baby! is thine head
Upon a rocky pillow lying?
And is the dreary grave thy bed-
Thy lullaby a Father's sighing?

Oh,changed the hour since thou didst rest
Upon a mother's faithful breast!
Oh! can I e'er forget the kiss

I gave thee on that morn of mourning,-
That last sad tender parting bliss
From Innocence to God returning!
Mayst thou repay that kiss to me,
In realms of bright eternity!


"A cloud came over my soul." O WELCOME is the Cloud of Night That makes the morrow's dawn more dear, Or Dewy Veil that falleth light The Summer's fervid breast to cheer: The Thunder-cloud of fate and fear Doth in its folds a blessing bring, And weeps in showers its wasteful shock: Even Winter's rudest Storms but rock The cradle of the Spring.

But ah! far other are the Clouds

That wrapt the sickening soul in gloom, That clothe the heaven in funeral shrouds, And darken like a living tomb

This beauteous Earth,-whose breathing bloom

Might sooth the sullen heart of care-
Where bounteous Nature pours around
Her healing balm for every wound,
Unpoison'd by Despair!

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A Series of Sermons on various Subjects of Doctrine and Practice. By the Rev. George Mathew, A. M. Chaplain to the Right Hon. the Earl of Bristol; alternate Morning Preacher at the Parish Church of St. James, Westminster; alternate Evening Preacher at the Magdalen Hospital; and Vicar of Greenwich. 2 vols.

The Domestic Altar; or Six Weeks" Course of Morning and Evening Prayers, for the Use of Families. To which are added, a few on particular Occasions. By the Rev. William Smith, A. M. author of a System of Prayer. 8vo.

A Theological Inquiry into the Sacrament of Baptism, with the Nature of Baptismal Regeneration; in five Discourses, preached before the University of Cambridge, in April, 1817. By the Rev. C. Benson, M. A. Member of Trinity College, and Lecturer of St. John's, Newcastleupon-Tyne. 8vo.

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A Sermon preached at the peculiar Visitation of the Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral Church of Exeter, held in the Parish Church of Topsham, June 4, 1817. By W. W. Bagnell, A. B. Curate of Colebrooke.

preached at Cheadle, Staffordshire, at the The Duty of Controversy; a Sermon

Visitation of the Venerable the Archdeacon of Stafford. By John Hume Spry, M. A. Vicar of Hanbury, Staffordshire, &c.

Sin and Danger of Schism; a Sermon preached in the Parish Church of Preston, July 14, 1817, at the Triennial Visi tation of the Lord Bishop of Chester. By Edward Law, A. M. Minister of the Holy Trinity, Preston, and Chaplain to the Lord Bishop of Chester.

The Churchman upheld in his Support of the Bible Society; and Schismatical Representations of the Gospel detected; or Remarks addressed to a Friend, on two Sermons, entitled, The Churchman dissuaded from becoming a Member of the Bible Society, &c. by the Rev. J. Matthew, A. M. By one of the Secretaries of the County of Somerset Auxiliary Bible Society.

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