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Then 0 to meet my lassie yet,
Heaven oft hears me name thy name
In my secret prayer,
When thou pour'st thy orisons,
Do I mingle there?
Do I live within thy heart,
Love! as thou in mine?
Even of my life thou art a part,
Love! am I of thine ?
Dreams, thoughts, and prayers, whate'er my fate Young Peris of the North ! 'tis bliss to be
In this dark world, are thine ;
My heavenly home is far away,
Thou art my earthly shrine !
GERTRUDE. And fair as is the light of Eastern skies-When darkness leaves the world, and daybreak lies
Like cradled slumber on wide ocean's face !
Think not, though never from my lips flow'd free
The assurance of affection tried and true, Ye are the loveliest of the virgin train,
That time could blot the past from Memory's view, That lead the mazy dance, that tread the green ;
Or change one feeling of my soul to thee!
Oft, when I long to tell thee all my heart,
My tongue seems chain'd by some enchantment deep, There's not a spot on earth where I have been,
And when thou’rt gone, I ponder and I weep,
To think I could not say how dear thou art !
The shallow rills rush down the mountain side, Held nought, in shape of woman, more divine :
And prattle idly to the dancing flowers, ''Tis well for me, the world bath steel'd this breast of mine! |
While calm-unseen-amid the greenwood bowers
The deeper streams in noiseless current glide.
Oh! souls that feel the most, can least express
Their golden weight of silent tenderness!
GERTRUDE. Than found in climes where the unchilling air Ruffles not nature, nor her children there,
Freezes not life, that fills the living vein,
TO MY SISTER ELLEN.
Return, sweet sister Ellen ! come
Where loving looks will greet thee, Where lead my steps; and if, in after time,
And kind hearts smile thy welcome home,
And open arms will meet thee !
Beloved one, we have mourn'd thee long,
And, 'mid our tears and sadness,
Oft call to mind thy trancing song, 'Twill tend to lengthen out my waning day,
And guileless looks of gladness. And lend a brighter gleam to life's last struggling ray.
And, when the evening shadows fall, Edinburgh, March 2, 1830.
We want thy blue eye's brightness;
And sigh to miss, witbin the hall,
Thy small foot's fairy lightness.
We've wreathed thy lattice round with flowers,
And deck'd thy fav'rite chamber,
And made the spoils of greenwood bowers
Around its casement clamber.
We've watch'd for thee from morn till eve,
In silence and in sorrow,
And when night came to undeceive,
We said, “ She'll come to-morrow."
And wilt thou not come, sister dear,
Among our woods to wander-
The music of our streams to hear,
And trace their wild meander?
Oh, come, my own beloved one, come !
Here loving looks will greet thee,
And kind hearts smile thy welcome home,
And open arms will meet thee. W. W.
That sadden, but refine?
may be necessary for the purpose of elucidation, and is expected to By Thomas Brydson.
present to the future historian a store of rich and valuable materials,
which will enable him to take juster views, and to draw more correct Her parents and her lover waved adieu
conclusions, than his predecessors, From out the vine-clad cottage, and away
The History of an Enthusiast, the History of an Enerve and the The maiden pass'd, like sunbeam from the day,
History of a Misanthrope, by Maria Jane Jewsbury, will shortly be Into the ancient forest, to renew
An Essay on Superstition, being an Inquiry into the Effects of Her wonted task of gath'ring lonely flowers
Physical Influence on the Mind, in the production of Dreams, ViFor the far city :-Innocent and young
sions, Ghosts, and other Supernatural Appearances, by W. Newn. She wander'd, singing to the birds, that sung
ham, Esq. will shortly appear. Amid the balmy foliage of the bowers.
A collection of the English Essays which have obtained prizes at Eve fell at length-and to the well-known steep,
the University of Oxford, is in the press. Among the authors' names That gave again her native vale to view,
we observe the Earl of Eldon, Grattan, Lord Sidmouth, Reginald The maiden came.-Earth shook —and, bursting thro',
Heber, Whateley, Milman, Sandford, and others.
We observe that the Gentleman's Magasine has now reached the She sees an ocean o'er that valley sweep.
hundredth year of its existence. It was commenced so far back as Ah, me!-she has, 'neath heaven's all-circling dome,
ear 1731, by Mr Cave, with the assistance of Dr Johnson, and No parent—and no lover--and no home!
has, ever since, held on the even tenor of its way. It has seen many Oban, February, 1830.
changes in men and things, but it is itself little changed; and its old.
Among the works most recently announced by Messrs Colburn and
Bentley, we observe Tales of the Colonies, by Mr Howison,-PerWe understand that an additional volume is about to be added to sonal Narrative of an Officer in the English Army of Occupation in the Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott. It will consist principally,
France,-Sir Ralph Esher, or Memoirs of a Gentleinan of the Court we believe, of dramas, among which will be included two that have
of Charles II.,Letters from Nova Scotia, or Sketches of a Young not yet been published, namely, “ The Ayrshire Tragedy," and
Country, by Captain William Moorson,- and Travels in Kamt. « The Doom of Devorgoil." These, along with “Goetz of Ber
chatka, Siberia, and China, by Peter Dobell, Esq. linsingen," " Halidon Hill," " Macduff's Cross," and " The House
We are sorry to find it stated in the German journals, that M. of Aspen," complete the list of Sir Walter's dramatic efforts.
Niebuhr's house at Bonn has been consumed by fire, and that, in
common with his library, the MS. copy of his third volume of ReThe fourth and last volume of Wodrow's History of the Sufferings of the Church of Scotland, with Life and Notes, and a complete In
man History, which he had just finished for the press, has been de.
stroved. dex, by the Rev. Robert Burns, D.D., F.A.S.E, forming the first
This heavy loss, it is added, has thrown the unfortunate
author into a state of great despondency. portion of the series of Scottish Ecclesiastical Historians, is nearly
Mr Campbell's Life of his friend Sir Thomas Lawrence, will be ready. The first part of Knox's History of the Reformation, with
illustrated by two portraits of the deceased Chevalier. One of these Notes by William M'Gavin, Esq., will be published in March ; and
portraits was finished a few days before the death of the artist; and Calderwood, with a Continuation to the time of Wodrow, will fol
the other is said to be an interesting and faithful resemblance of the low.
Chevalier at an early period of life, Mr Campbell is at present so A Glasgow publisher announces an Anatomical Synopsis, or Ta
hard at work upon this Lise, that he has given public notice to his bular View of Anatomy, from the pen of Mr Rattray, author of an correspondents that he will not be able for some time to answer any ingenious sheet of the same kind, which appeared last summer, on letters, except on business, Botany. It is expected that it will be found a useful assistant to the
The following books will speedily issue from the Dublin Press : student while attending the dissecting room.
O'Donoghue, Prince of Killarney, in six cantas, by Miss Bourke; There is preparing for publication, by the Rev. Dr Hill of Dailly.
Letters from France, Italy, Switzerland, Denmark, Hungary, &c. a Manual of the Forms of Process in the Church Courts of Scotland.
&c., by George Downes, Esq. A.B. 2 vols. ; a Second Series of the Landscape Illustrations of the Waverley Novels are about to ap- Irish Pulpit: The Vale of Tempe, and other Poems. by W. New. pear, which, in contradistinction to the numerous Historical Illus
ton. trations already published, are intended to convey an idea of the A new specimen of a newspaper has appeared in London, with the Scenery rendered so interesting by the descriptions of the distin
title, attractive to certain persons, of Paul Pry. We may safely adguished Author. A number of eminent artists have been engaged
judicate the character from the title. We would recommend a motto for the work, and there is every chance of its being found well enti. to a certain class of publications, of which we shall take care not to tled to public patronage.
say that this is one : videlicet-Dogberry loquitur-"Marry, sir, they The Honourable Mrs Norton, the daughter of Mrs Thomas Sheri
have committed false report; moreover, they have spoken untruths; dan, is about to publish a poem on a sacred subject, to be called the secondly, they are slanderers ; thirdly, they have verified unjust Undying One.
things; and, to conclude, they are lying knaves.” A new work may be expected in the course of a few weeks, from A monthly series of reprints of the best English Translations of the pen of Mr Theodore Hook, entitled Maxwell, a Tale of the Mid. the Latin and Greek classics was commenced in London, in January dle Ranks.
last, under the title of " Jones' Family Classical Library." The obThe author of the Naval Sketch Book has nearly ready for public
ject of the publication is to lay open, at a cheap rate, the rich stores
of ancient literature to all ranks, whether classically educated or not. cation, Tales of a Tar.
The typography is beautifully executed, and the price very modeThere have been laid on our table this week three works of a reli
rate. Three monthly parts, containing the works of Tacitus and gious character, which have just issued from the Edinburgh press,
Herodotus, have appeared. Dialogues on Natural and Revealed Religion, by the Reverend Dr
A sheet has recently been published, containing all the books and Morehead,--Sermons on the Doctrine of Universal Pardon, by Dr
prints, good, bad, and indifferent, that have been issued by the vaAndrew Thomson,-and Sermons on the Seven Churches in Asia.
rious London publishers, froin the 1st of January to the 31st of DeDr William Muir. Each of those works we shall review at our ear.
cember, 1829. It is a curious and amusing document; in looking liest convenience.
over it, one is astonished that so many works could ever have found Mr W. Howitt has in the press, The Book of the Seasons—a work
readers, much less purchasers. We confess, however, that we have intended to form a complete companion for the lover of the country:
been thus introduced to a considerable portion of them for the first containing, in original articles on each month, characteristics of the time, and recommend the brochure to the attention of the curiou seasons,-poetical and picturesque descriptions, rural occupations, WAVERLEY NOVELS.The 9th volume of the new edition of this full and accurate tables of the migrations of birds,-floral, entomolo work contains the Black Dwarf, and the first part of Old Mortality. gical, and botanical calendars; with Lays of the Seasons, by Mary The frontispiece is a clever family scene, by Wilkie, spoiled in the Howitt, and graphic embellishments by various eminent artists. engraving by Graves. The vignette is pretty and spirited. The 10th
A Familiar Treatise on Life Assurances and annuities, comprising volume contains the continuation of Old Mortality, an excellent an Historical Sketch of the Origin, Progress, and Present State of frontispiece by Cooper, well engraved by Charles Rolls, a mediocre the Science, and of Life Assurance Offices, together with Observa- vignette by Wilkie, and some new notes and illustrations.
EDINBURGH JOURNAL OF NATURAL AND GEOORAPHICAL Scr. tions on the Duration of Human Life, and on various objects of in
ENCE.-This work continucs to improve. No. VI. for March conterest connected with the subject, by Robert Rankin, Secretary to the Bristol Union Fire and Life Insurance Company, is announced. tains much important and useful information.
A new quarterly publication is about to appear, under the title of PATENT SUSPENSION RAILWAY.-We visited Mr Dick's model on « Excerpta Historica, or Illustrations of English History." It will Thursday, and were much gratified, both by the ingenuity of the in. consist of original papers, hitherto unpublished, chiefly from the vention, and the acuteness of the inventor Mr Dick (a native, we great national repositories ; accompanied with such observations as I believe, of Ayrshire) proposes a railway raised to an average height
of fifteen feet; the carriages that move along it are to be suspended, at the Theatre Français. The representation of this play is lookfrom the axletrees, instead of resting upon them; they are to be set ed forward to as an event which is to decide the great literary quesin motion by stationary engines, placed at intervals of five miles along tion so long pending between the classical and romantic schools. the railway, and operating upon the carriage by a cord, upon a prin Paganini, the celebrated violinist, is now in Paris, where he is ciple similar to that which gives motion to the spinning-wheel, Mr about to give a series of concerts.--Macready and T. P. Cooke Dick has tried, under the auspices of the Earl of Eglinton, the expe have been playing with success at Dublin, where Dowton has terriment upon a limited scale of two miles, and with a very imperfect I minated his engagement.-We observe, by the Opera Glass-a apparatus, when he was able to drag a carriage of sixteen pounds weekly periodical containing smart criticisms on the performances of weight upon wheels two feet in diameter, at the rate of thirty miles the Glasgow stage-that our old friend, Thorne, has been engaged by an hour; but he has no doubt that, with a complete apparatus, he Seymour to sing with Fanny Ayton. It is a pity that he is not here will be able to double the velocity. He calculates that two men to
instead of Mr Larkin. Seymour has also announced to the lieges of each engine, will be sufficient to set in motion considerable weights.
Glasgow, that he is to have visits from Mrs Waylett, Fanny Kemble, The original outlay he estimates at L.1000 per mile. He thinks it T. P. Cooke, Miss Stephens, Young, and others.-In Alexander's might be useful in conveying passengers, or the mail. The time has company, the best performers are Mr and Miss Mason, formerly of been when such a project would have been laughed at as a dream; the Edinburgh company, (they should be so still,) and Miss Palmer. but we are now pretty well accustomed to the miracles of mechanics. a nice pretty girl. Benefits do not seem to be always very desirable We are not competent to sit in judgment on Mr Dick's plan; but we things in Glasgow" On Monday, we dropt in," says the Opera can see that it has that simplicity to recommend it, which is always | Glass, " to see what sort of benefit Miss Cassidy was like to have:a test of practicability; and we hope he may have a fair trial. If it was eight o'clock, and still the performance had not commenced ; such an amazing velocity of transportation could be accomplished
we waited a full half hour, and still nothing but the green curtain though but for conveying our letters-what a new impulse would be and the stage lamps met our view ; we put our opera-glass to our given to the commerce and the whole social arrangements of the coun- | eye, counted the house, and found the audience to consist of two in try! Among others well qualified to judge of these matters, Dr Chal the boxes, four in the pit, and eighteen in the gallery; we then left mers, and Mr Jardine, engineer, were in the rooms on Thursday, the house." Poor Miss Cassidy !-" Masaniello" will be produced and we were much pleased with the intelligent manner in which Mr |
at our theatre probably next week; and we understand we are to have Dick answered their enquiries, and met their objections.
Liston in about three weeks. He is to be succeeded by T. P. Cooke. BRAHAM'S CONCERT.-We never saw the Assembly Rooms more
Young played Rienzi last night, but too late for our criticism. He crowded than on Tuesday last. The attraction was Braham's Morn.
takes his benefit on Wednesday.--Bass opens the Caledonian Theatre ing Concert. Part I. consisted of sacred, and Part II. of miscella on Monday. He promises a good ballet company, though, we are neous music. In the former, Braham sang the “ Battle of the An.
| sorry to say, Vedy is not among them.-We hear it whispered that a gels," " Jephtha's rash vow," and " Martin Luther's Hymn." of new and interesting drama is in preparation at the Theatre-Roval. these, the last produced the most effect, and was encored. In the se
from the able pen of the lady who has distinguished herself as the cond act, Braham sang, “There was once a golden time," and “ John
authoress of “ Aloyse." We shall be able to say more about it next Anderson, my joe," and took a part in two duets. He was assisted week. by the Misses Paton and Miss Tunstall. Miss E. Paton sang “ An
WEEKLY List of PerformanCES. gels ever bright and fair" very beautifully. On the whole, the concert appeared to give general satisfaction.
Feb. 27_March 5. JAMES SHERIDAN KNOWLES.-Our readers will be glad to learn that Mr Knowles is to be in Edinburgh about the 20th of March, for SAT. Much Ado about Nothing, & The Bee Hive. the sake of delivering a course of Lectures on Dramatic Literature.
Mon. Othello, & The Bottle Imp. We know of no man more likely to do justice to this interesting subject. Besides being the author of two of the most successful of our Tues. King I
he Forty Thieves. modern plays, he possesses a most enthusiastic and well-cultivated
Julius Cæsar, " The Youthful Queen, mind, and elocutionary powers seldom equalled off the stage, and not often surpassed on it. These he will, of course, bring to bear in
Thurs. Cymbeline, & The Forty Thieves. full force upon the illustrations which will accompany his lectures. Fnr. Rienci, William Thompson, * Free and Easy. Having already seen a syllabus of the course, we are happy to men. tion that it embraces a great variety of the most interesting and important subjects connected with the Drama; and that we anticipate from the Lectures themselves, an intellectual treat of a novel and striking kind.
TO OUR CORRESPONDENTS. Theatrical Gossip.-A motion highly important to the interests of the drama has been made by the Hon. G. Lamb, in the House of The plethora under which we labour still continues : but we shall Commons. He has obtained leave to bring in a bill for the amend get rid of it next week, by giving a double Number, in which shall ment of the laws relative to dramatic literary property; and there is be many articles of great price. at length some chance of dramatic writers being remunerated in | Our Review of the Marquis of Londonderry's new work, though proportion to the merit, or at least according to the success, of their I in types, is unavoidably postponed till our next,-in which we shall pieces.--A new drama, adapted from the French by Mr Poole, and also present our readers with some curious traditionary notices of Sir entitled “ Past and Present, or the Hidden Treasure," has been pro William Wallace, illustrated by a wood-cut;-also a communication duced with success at Drury Lane. In this piece Farren is said par. by the Ettrick Shepherd ;-a Letter from Italy ;-and many other ticularly to distinguish himself. Miss Fanny Kemble has appeared matters.--"The Abbey Garden" will appear at our earliest convein her fourth character, -Mrs Beverly, in the “ Gamester." The nience: we intend writing to the author in a few days.--The Transaudience liked her as well in this as in her former parts, and shouted lator of “ Sophia M- , a Tale of the French Revolution," has our for her in the same fashion, after the curtain fell. Charles Kemble thanks; we hope to find room for his communication ere long, plaved Beverly, and thus for the first time appeared as his daughter's We have received a letter from Mr Sang of Kirkaldy, which we lover, or, to speak by the card, her husband. The French Company, would have printed had it been less personal upon Sir Henry Steuart, lately burnt out at the English Opera House, have had a crowded nor contained an implied compliment to ourselves at his expense, benefit at the King's Theatre :--the attractions were Kean, Potier, We defer noticing the “ East Lothian Mutual Assurance Society," and the Elephant. The French Company are henceforth to perform | until we hear again from our Correspondent concerning that and at the Haymarket, until the English Opera House be rebuilt, which other Societies in the East Country.-We have an article in preparawill probably be in the course of a few months. The “ Twelfth |tion upon the Bannatyne Club and its literary labours.-We hare Night" is getting up at Drury Lane, with Vestris as Viola, and Lis. this week received two communications upon the subject of the Scotton, Farren, and Jones, as Malvolio, Sir Toby, and Sir Andrew. tish Academy Exhibition :--both are well written, and, though we Great preparations are making for the due celebration of the Trien cannot insert either, we shall keep them in view in our future renial Shakspeare Festival at Stratford-on-Avon, on the 23d of April, marks."Medicus" is surprised at what is to us no less matter of the birth-day of the Poet.-A splendid new Easter piece is preparing astonishment, that an advertisement of Day and Martin's Blacking both at Covent Garden and Drury Lane.-On the whole, theatricals should have found its way into the Literary Journal;-these are in London are rather gayer than usual, but neither of the proprie strange times !-" Proteus" has our thanks: his “Parody," perhaps, tors of the great theatres can boast of large profits. At Covent Garden in our next SLIPPERS:-we shall see about his other communication the nightly receipts did not average one-third of the expenditure, ex next Saturday. We are sorry we can be of no use to “Jonathan M. cent on Miss Kemble's nights, until Miss Paton was engaged. Now M‘Robie," whose distresses, however, do not seem of a very hope. they are much improved, but it is still doubtful whether they do less kind. more than cover the expenses. At Drury Lane the average receipts
"The Overwhelmed Isle" shall be inserted, but the author must are quite as good as at Covent Garden, but the salaries are much I exert a little patience; we are not indifferent to his success.'-" The larger. Fortunately, most of the new pieces have been more or less Little World Within," shall have a place : also the "Address to successful.--Lord Glengall is writing another comedy.-Miss Ste- Imagination,' if we can find room.-We are afraid we cannot say so phens is in treaty with the manager of Drury Lane.--In Paris, a new much for the verses “ To Mary,"-"The Death of Mary, Queen of drama by Victor Hugo. entitled "Hernani,” is now in rehearsal Scots,"-" The Mysterious Kpight." and " Mrs . a Mysterv."
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