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cewed on the other side of the bridge those who refused were sent into the by the magißrates of the city in a body interior parts of the country. Several in their ceremonial, habits, which are Polish chiefs and generals secretly cl. black. The prefident frelented to him caped. “Such was the close of this on a velvet cushion he keys of the city, glorious campaign, which is far supe. which are red, with the usual accom- rior to any thing that is to be found in paniments of salt and bread, and deli. the military annals of modern times, as vered a brief harangue. The general well for the unexampled rapidity of took the keys, put them to his lips, its operations as the important confeand then holding them up to heaven, quences that relulted fsom it. The be said, “Almighry God, I render careers of Gen. S. the wisdom of his thee ihanks that I have not been com. measures, the distribution of his forces, pelled to purchase the keys of this she undoubted character of his operapiace as dear as"-(turning his face tions, and the progreffive continuation towards Praga). His voice failed him, of his successes, are darling proofs of and his cheeks were inftantly bathed the superiority of his talents. But in tears.
He then cordia.ly embraced though it may be said with truth, that the magiftrates, and was immediately thele great qualuies were manifefied lurrounded by a ciowd of pe ple: in all his campaigns, he seems to have fome threw themselves at his feet, furpassed himielf. We have only to orhers extended their aims towards colle&t the erents of it to prove, that him, and he gave his hands to his a small army may work wonders, bumble admirers. He embraced fuch, when a general, by the vigour of his
were nearest to him, apd an. resolution, and the kill of applying Swered with a filent lenfibilivy to those the means he poffefses, can give ftadi. ardent displays of efieem and respect, lity to fortune. We have seen S. dilo which are more affecting than the arm, without effusion of blood, 30,000 loudeft eulogiums, and which in one rebels scattered over an extensive coun. moment afford a recompence for years try, accompany his soldiers in long of fatigue and danger. He gave the and difficult marches, which would culhion and keys to Gen. Ilinief, who have disheartened the troops of Han. preceded him on horseback, and the pibal, and gain three battles againft procefion continued. When he came enemies of martial intrepidity and futo the cathedral, he ordered all his perior numbers. We have feeo him fuite to halt, and repeated a prayer. temporize during four weeks at Bry. A new and very affecting trial was escia till his detachments had formed made of bis fenfibility, when the ma- a junction with him ; and, after the gi@rates presented to him 1376 Russian decisive victory of Matscheviz, to fly prisoners, whom he had settored to li. as it were to that of Kobylka. We berty, and whom it had been proposed have seen him reposing there only for in the revolutionary committee, before the three days which were necessary to the taking of Prague, by a wretch na- make preparation for an assault with. med Kulontay, the Robespierre of out example. He then carried by el. Poland, to massacre, together with the calade in one morning the iotrenchPoles lulpected to be attached to the ments of Prague, defended by 30,000 Court of Ruthia. S. next, in his grand men, and entered into Warsaw with uniform, decorated with all his orders, the olive-branch of peace. Nor is this bad audience of the king, who en bra- all: these wonderful archievements ced and conducted him into his closet, were effected in the short space of two where they remained together upwards months, between Sept. 6 and Nor. 7, of an hour. It was agreed that the 1794, the day when Wavroschewski Polish troops, whom he always men. laid down his arms. But this brilliant tioned under the descmination of re. expedition is not more semarkable for volters, should lay down their arms, its afton ding rapidiry, than it is me. and deliver up their artillery to the morable for the cxtraordinary events Ruffiaps; aod on the king's asking for which fucceeded. In a thort time the liberty of his page, S. restored 317 after the face of Poland was irrevocably superior officers. The Poles, who decided by the late partition of a kingo quitted Warlaw in four confiderable dom, whose name is no longer to be divisions, being pursued, laid down found among the nations of Europe, their arms. Pasports were given to and which, in a former age, di&tated those who engaged to quit the service; laws to Ruffia; if the operations of
this campaign had been urged with less obor Rev. Charles Danby, LL.B. Minister | divity, it is probable that the insur- of Christ's Courcb, Bach.
gents would have re-assembled with MR. D, shews that the doctrine laid added strength; the Poles might also down by Mr. Wilberforce, and adopted bave received foreign aid in the Spring by Miss M. describing "faith as the of 1795, and prolonged a war whose fort radical grace of the Holy Spirit erents might have had an incalculable which takes place in the heart of a influence on the general affairs of Eu- finner, and which brings with it parrope." When S. returned to Peters. don, reconciliation, and repentance, burg, in December, in a carriage and never can exilt without producing which the Enpress had rent to meet the radical fruits of holiness ;" which him, he entered the city at night, a- is clay, in Mifs M.'s words, that there lighted at the winter palace, and threw is an indivihble union between the duce himself at the feet of her Imperial Ma- trines and duties of Chriftianity; jefty, who received him with the most that the latter grow out of the former diftinguished marks of regard. He soon as the natural and necessary productions after went to vifit Finland, was present of such a living root, is not the lan. at the marriage of the Grand Duke, giage cither of the Scriptures or of the and appointed to the command of the Church of God, whore doctrine is tao umy of So ooo men in the govern ken from it. There may be a living men's of Braz ow, Wolnenkki, Char. root without fruit; and the allusions kow, and Catharinastow, and fixed his made to the tree which was ordered to head quarters a: Tulczin, in the castle be cut down, not because it was en. of Potock a; on the banks of the Dnies- tirely dead, but because it bore no ter. “ After having run with a gigan- fruit; ard to the tree which was per. tic ftride this val career of glory, th ck mitred to stand one year longer, after fown indeed with obstructions, but having lived three years in an unpro. producing a continual harsest of lau- ftable state, for the express purpose of Tels, from the frozen banks of the Viro crying what effét additional cultivation tola to the burning finds of the Black might produce on it. In the sermon Sea, this illustrious warrior is called to from Gen. xv. 6, Abraham's faith and the command of the Austro Ruffian practice are expressly noted as concus umy in Italy. He came into that coun- ring together. try to save it, and he has been its sa. viour. His first entrance into it was 14. Ecclesiastes; or, tbe Preacber. An EJattended by victory, and victory has Jay on tbe Duties of a public religious Inc accompanied his march through it. He structor ; chiefly taken from the Latin Trese brought his brave and hardy bands tise on this Subject by Erasmus. With a from the North to drive back the pro
prefatory Addrefs 10 Patrons of Livings, &t. figate, pillaging, and bloodthirsty are
To wbich is added, obe Subflange of mies of France to their own country,
Charge to a Missionary. and they are driven back with disgrace MORE blame certainly attaches to and flaughter; they already approach bishops and their chaplains for the in: its confines; and with the same rapid trodu aion of imp:oper minisers into Step he will follow them, and wish the the Church, than to parents or guar. fame avenging sword, we trust, will dians who educate in proper subjects, punish them. His campaigns of the or to patrons who present them. A present year will, we doubt not, add bishop and a chaplain have observed 'a to the glory of those that are past and contrary and proper course, notwithwith them we shall hereafter extend Atanding the centures which have been the hiftory of Suvvaroff.”
lavished on them for it; as if it were Though he appears to have been undue severity to refer back to their made the victim of intrigue in one ca- ftudies fix out of e'even candidates. As binet, we trust he will be supported to so much power is given to the laity in pursue his measures without controul the disposal of preterments, it is cerin the ensuing campaign.
tainly a duty to the Church and to the
publick in general, that the bifhop 13. A Letter to Miss Hannah More on some should not lay hands on any one withPart of ber late Publication, intituled, out a rigid enquiry into the propriety * Swiftures on Female Education." To of his assuming the facred character. ubicb is adited a Discourse on Gen. xv. 6, This is a valuable addition to the two preached as Christ's Cherch, in Bath. By
works already reviewed by us in vol. 30 or 40 pages of the book, are sovel LXIX. art. 156 and 167.
and interesting. 15. An Essay on the Manufactures of Ire. 17. Moral Reflections, suggefied by a View of land; in which is confidered to what Ma- London from off the Monument. By nufactures ber national Advantages are best John Evans, M. A. fuited, and what are the befi Means of im
MANY philofophic and thinking proving such Manufactures. By. Thomas
men have taken a moral survey from the Wallace, of tbe King's Inns, Dublin, and Member of the Royal Irish Academy.
Monument; but it was scarcely to be
supposed a gentleman of Mr. Evans's AFTER an inflated panegyrick, by superior literary attainments should way of Dedication, to the Earl of leave such a spot without taking fome Moira, and expressions of disappoint. pains to let the publick know what his ment at not succeeding in his applica- thoughts were when in that Gruation. tion for Mr. Cuningham's sol. prizen Thele Moral Reflections are crite and which was adjudged to Mr. Preston, common, and exbibit no trait of origi. author of several dramatic and poetic pality. Mr Evans, after having de pieces, the writer thews that manufac- scended from this lofty column, "pointiures deserve encouragement, considers ing to the skies,” cloles bis reflections what are the circumftances that render with an adverti fenient, intimating his e manufacture proper for å country to intention of superintending the educaprosecute, and how they apply to the tion of ten pupils. principal ones within the reach of IreJand. He concludes with observations
INDEX INDICATORIUS. on the modes of encouragement gent. rally recommended, and the general
The Character of Dr. Johnson, by Bp caules which promote or retard their Horne, in our last, p. 9, we did not tben progress, in a clear and easy ftyle and LVII. p. 557; where it was prefaced by
recollect had before been copied in our vol. arguments, but too much calculated to
a severe attack upon a lady, under the chapromote jealousy and hoßility, political racter of Benvolto; to which that lady and commercial, between the
made a very judicious, animated, and wellkingdoms.
written reply, ibid. p. 684.
A Correspondent desires to be informed 36. St. Godwin, a Tale of the Sixteentb, Se- in what manner the family of Monk, Duke
venteenth, and Eighteenib Centuries. By of Albemarle, became extinct, as Collins's Count Reginald de St. Leon.
Peerage is entirely silent on the subject, ST. GODWIN, a tale by Count St. except that the Earl of Montague married Leon, is a happy travesty of St. Leon, Elizabeth, relict of Christopher Duke of a tale by Mr. Godwin. All the curgic and how the great poffeffions of Monk, in
Albemarle, which Christopher died in 16go; expressions, as well as every principal Lancathire, mentioned in Collins as beincident, in Mr. Godwin's four volumes, are here condensed in one, and and are now enjoyed by the Barclay family,
longing to the Montagues, came to them, moft humorously burlesqued. If any 2. C. observes, ln 1681 Sir Samuel readers be found that are admirers of Moreland invented a machine which, by what the author of a work on Political the strength of eight men, would force Juliice may call fine writing, such water, in a continual Atream, from the persons must necellarily be plealed with river Thames to the top of Windsor Castle, the volume before us, which comprises and 60 feet higher, at the rate of 60 barthe quintessence of it. To us, however, rels an hour; which experiment was rethe Count is more interesting when at
peated severaltimes before the King, Queen, tacking and turning into ridicule the and Court, the latter end of the year; and fallacious do&rines, absurd principles, his Majesty gave Sir Samuel a medal
, with and pernicious dogmas, of the modern his effigy let round with diamonds, and
conftituted him maiter of mechanicks, philosopher.
We have been much amused by the &c. Can any of our correspondents fa perufal of this little work, in which the and his invention ; of which, as it appears
vour us with some account of Sir Sank! soi-disant Count has not entirely confi.
to exceed the powers of any machine now ned himself to the exposition of St. in use, a drawing and particular descripLeon, but has occasionally interspersed tion might be very serviceable? claflical comments, which display con- We shall thank w, S. and E. for PEMsiderable ingenuity as well as learning. BROKE and CONISBRO CASTLES; and are His remarks on Le Noble's story of the very much obliged to B. P. W.; to our tham ghoft particularly, and the last SOUTHWELL Friend; and to Mr. Hewson.
And their dues would gladly pay; THE Welch Poem, of which I have at
Then the faint began to pray, lempted a translation in the following
And restor'd them all their staves, lines, was composed by Hywel an David ap Back to row them through the waves, Jenan ap Rhys, in ho: our of Bardsty (in And, to save them from Hell pains, Welch, Enlli), its monastery, and 20,000 The Pope's pardon he obtains; faints; about the year 1480. The original
Those who'd huve a conscience clear, is in my potleifion.
PERIS. Soon for Birdsey let them fteer ; Mi av i luniaw vy medd
If on Heav'n yoi've fet your mind, T*r Yoys oddiar Wynedd, &c.
That the shortest wiy you'll find;
For in Bardíey should you die,
There in safety you will lie,
Neither men nor devils dare Search each spot from pole to pole,
Touch the soul or body there: Bardjey's best to cleanse the foul;
Search the spacious world around, There I'll keep my conscience pare,
None like Bardley can be found; Jean's t itie lıke Troy secure,
'Mong the in inds of the ser As was Hoyrwys erit, you'll find
Where's the ifle lo hleft as the? Abbot Jewan good and kind,
God hath bade it rise its head, 'Mong that twenty thousand train,
Nor ihe torrent's rage' to dread; Scarce you'll meet with such a twain;
That's the temple of the just, Those whom boisterous billows bore
In its choir is laid their duft, To their Bardsey's happy More.
No uncleapnafs can defile Hermits twain this ise had fought,
That most pure and holy ille; And their griefs to Lleuded & brought,
Land of pardons and of grace Hoywyn and a brother saint
To reform the human race. To that abbot male complaint,
Their deliv'rance may be found That teir dues || had been detain'd
By the captives sin hath bound;
Like a cultivated field
Ev'ry bletting it doth yield;
Where such holy feed is Town, Hoy wyn too had cross's the wave,
What a harvest will be mown! God and Lleujuad's aid to crave.
Bones of saints are strew'd around Straight the bless'ů afsembly there
On the surf.ice of the ground; Sought the Lord with earnest pray'r,
And if there you daily wear, Then ordain'd, without delay,
Then no danger you need fear,
For they'll surely prove a charm
To protest you from all hirm.
See its rich and fertile meads, From their fins to be absolv'd;
Where the friars count their beads; These tranigrellors soon refolv'd,
'Tis a garden God hath made, To comply with this demand,
Which no robber dare invade; And obey the saint's command.
Blefled spot ! thou (weet retreat! Soon the cow along the mead
- Where the faints have fix'd their seat. To the holy well they lead;
In the abbey you behold
Every image deck'd with gold;
As you enter at the door,
Vicw che teffelated floor, As in Galilee of yore.
And its marble altar (pread These oifenders had laid by
Thick with off'rings for the dead. Ntar tine hill both steep and high,
Then its spacious burying-ground, A!l their crutches, and each fees
Chequer'd all with graves around; Them grow up as statcly trees,
Al the rolling of the bell, like to Moses' rod of old,
Each was laid within his cell; And their bloflonis to unfold:
See in coflius, wrought of Itones, This was God Almighty's will
Relicts old, anu holy bones. His own purpose to fulfill.
To their convent I would bring Wien a lelemn vow they'd made,
This small tribute which I fing, Never more these nghes t'invade,
And would offer at their shrine * Gwynedd, North Wales.
This poor trifing gift of mine. • + The then abbot.
Abbot Jeuan 's just and crue,
His example let's pursue:
From this fabulous story, it seems, there Came to lie on Bardsey's Thore.
To that number known to fame;
David, Durdan, void of guile,
LADY CARLISLE’S ANSWER Both wer patrons of this ifie;
To MRS. GREVILLE's
ODE FOR INDIFFERENCE.
S that your with, to lose all sense
In dull lethargic ease, Bewno, t0, 5'eat praise bath won,
And, wrapt in cold Indifferenca And 5r. Dervel, Howel's fon;
But ball be pleas’d or please There were of that faced band,
If dictated by deep despair, Who lie buried in this land,
You all our pity claim ; Kudre! tribe of great ienown,
If not, 'tis sure the strangest with Whom the Lord as fons doth own!
That woman e'er did frame. If in malice I have said
Who can decide 'twixt you and me ? Aught agaiott the quick or dead,
There's no difputing test : May these faints with God prevail
But this I know, we disagree
As wide as East from West.
Inferior far my pow'r to please,
If all I've heard be true ; vol. LXIX. p. 212, till very lately.' Mr. Yet beats my heart for more than ease, Pennant suppores Paris mountain to have And cannot pray with you. been lo denominated from Robert Parys, st never shall be my desire, chamberlain of North Wales, in the reign
To hear a heart unmov'd, of Heory IV. : but I think, with Dr.
To feel by halves the gen'rous fire, Thomas, the Welch Bard, that it is most
Or be but half belov'd. probably derived from Prys, Brushwood, with which it was covered, in the memory
Let me drink deep the dang’rous cup, of several persons oow living; and part of
In hopes the prize to gain, it is still called by another name of the same Nor tamely give the pleasure up,
For fear to share the pain. import, Tryfclwyn. I take the name, Peris, from a Roman cardinal and reputed saint, If languid ease they cannot give, to whom one of our churches in this Who have not hearts of teel; county is dedicated.
Yet t.eight of bliss, as well as woe,
They must alternate feel.
This the partition made by fate :
Oh! take them both together;
And know that in this checquer'd state
The one is worth the other. « The righieous perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart : and merciful men are Give me, whatever I poffefs, taken away, none considering that the To know and feel it all, righteous istaken away from the evils to come. When youth and love no more can blefs,
He shall enter into peace : they shall Let death obey my call.
Let cold Indiff'rence live;
The Spirit flies to meet its God : And all that love can give.
Too soon, alas ! that torpid state
Benumbing age will bring :
To blast the present (pring.
A COLLEGIATE ADDRESS And gave fond hope of riper day ;
01 l, the man whore Mule did whiCould mortals penetrate the gloom,
[minttrel's weeds, And view the ills that on them wait ; (50 Freedom taught) in high-voica Cheerful chey'd greet the filent tomb, Am now enforc'd (a far unfitter task)
Nor covet honours, wealth, or ftale. For cap and gown to leave the Patriot's But Faich unveils a brighter scene;
meeds; Where kindred souls, in bliss serene, For, yon dull noise, that tinkles throm the air, For ever dwell:-where we Mall join
Bids me lay down the lyre, and go to The heavenly choir, in fongs divine,