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For days well spent, and years not given in vain.
And in that heart the virgin's tender wish
SONNET TO THE MEMORY OF GRAY.
By the late Alexander Balfour.
Who loved thy retrospective eye to Aling
While former days " waved fresh their gladsomewing;" Who sung “ Adversity, resistless power!"
Poetic “thoughts that breathe, and words that burn;"
Whose“ Bard” sublime could " life indignant spurn," And “ Cambria's curse" hurl in the “ arrowy shower."
But chief,“ who, mindful of the unhonour'd dead,” Could pensively thy twilight vigils keep;
And musing sigh above the “ lowly bed," Where “ rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep;" Thy name shall live, on Fame's broad pinions borne, And on thy grave shall smile the “ incense-breathing
Her grave was made,—for her, as for the worst !
E. O. B.
By Laurence Macdonald. Mild as young zephyrs in their gentlest hour, Commission'd forth by Spring from Flora's bower, To clothe the earth with garlands, and infuse Into each flower the spirit of its hues, Art thou, Medora ! faultless as thou'rt fair, Divine as music's soul, and pure as childhood's prayer !
'Tis sweet to watch the day-blush burst on high,
But sweeter far, to watch Medora's smile-
It is as if the waves on ocean's breast
Mantling the blood, as if an angel's breath
THE TORWOOD OAK.
By W. M. Hetherington. The Torwood Oak! How like a spell
By potent wizard breathed, that name Bids every Scottish bosom swell,
And burn with all a patriot's flame ! The past before the rapt eye bringsm
Forth stalk the phantom shades of kings, And loud the warrior's bugle rings
O'er gory fields of blood !
LINES ON MR LAURENCE MACDONALD'S STATUE OF THE GIRL AND
THE CARRIER PIGEON.
By J. S. Knowles.
I see the Roman eagle whet
Its hungry beak, I see it soar ; It stoops, I see its pinions wet,
Ruffled and wet with its own gore :
LITERARY CHIT-CHAT AND VARIETIES.
I see the Danish Raven sweep
Of rugged Albin's shore.
Lo! England's Edward comes !—the plain
Groans where his marshall'd thousands wheel,
Gaunt Famine, prowling, dogs his heel !
Edges the ruthless steel !
But who is he with dauntless brow,
And dragon crest, and eagle eye,
Its lofty port and bearing high ?
Freedom to gain, or die !
'Tis he, the bravest of the brave !
Champion of Scotland's liberty,
His mother-land could thrice set free!
WALLACE OF ELDERSLIE!
Yes, oft the Torwood Oak has bent
Its broad boughs o'er his noble head;
The shelter of its friendly shade;
A name that cannot fade!
BOURRIENNE'S MEMOIRS OF BONAPARTE.-A translation of this interesting work, by James S. Memes, LL.D., is preparing for Constable's Miscellany. The Memoirs of Bourrienne are to be regarded as the most authentic and impartial documents yet given to the world on the subject of Napoleon. This preference is claimed on the grounds of the opportunities of information enjoyed, and of the qualifications, literary as well as moral, exhibited by the writer. For six-and-twenty years, commencing with the eighth year of Bonaparte's age, Bourrienne possessed the unlimited confidence of that extraordinary personage, and this during the most eventful period of his career. From all beside, the mask of ambition first, of policy afterwards, concealed entirely the man, and, in a great degree, the ruler also. To the writer of these Memoirs alone were bared the genuine features of his mind and conduct. At school, Bourriepne was the chosen companion--the sympathising comforter of the youthful and melancholy Corsican. At Paris, amid poverty and disappointment, he continued the sole confident of the hopes, fears, and schemes of the young officer of artillery, sharing the contents of his own scantily furnished purse with him who was to sway the destinies of Europe. He witnessed the various turns, or was informed of them by letter, which raised his former comrade to general, and finally cornsnander-in-chier in Italy. No sooner had Bonaparte obtained this elevation, than he invited Bourrienne to come to him and share his prosperity. Henceforth, in the capacity of secretary and confidential friend, in Italy, in France, at sea, in Egypt, in Syria, during the struggles and triumphs of the Consulate, he was constantly by Bonaparte's side in public-ever a party to his private thoughts and plans. From the closet of Napoleon, where his secretary and himself alone laboured, proceeded, from the dictation of the former, and in the handwriting of the latter, those documents, which, now forming a portion of history, then awed or astonished Europe. In the last volume of the work, even when Bourrieune, from being too unbending in principle, had ceased to be secretary, he was often employed, and sustained offices of importance. He was also employed under Louis. Here some of his narrative is peculiarly interesting. In every case of moment he refers to original documents, very frequently autographs in his own possession. These he was enabled to preserve by a singular display of courage and address, by which he foiled first Fouché, and even Bonaparte himself; subsequently the Bourbons, who, in succession, sought to deprive him of his treasure. He now enjoys powerful protection in the Netherlands, where he has drawn up his Memoirs, or rather tran. scribed his journals; for seeing from the beginning that history was making, he wrote down the transactions as they occurred. To these advantages of situation and opportunity, such as no other writer on this subject ever enjoyed, Bourrienne adds excellent talents, great good sense, and, above all, a most reverential regard for truth. This he searches out, and displays at all hazards. Prejudices he has, but they are of the right kind, in favour of humanity and liberty. Even these sentiments, however honourable their excesses might be esteemed, are never allowed to oppose truth. But with all these advantages, the work, to be valuable at once, and interesting to the general reader, will require care in the translation. The style is light and elegant, but very loose, diffuse, and full of repetitions. These give great room for condensing, and indeed require it. From follow. ing the order of time, too, the facts are often perplexingly intermixed and repeated. This clogs the narrative. These superfluities must be lopped off, the diffuseness condensed, and the facts arranged, in a translation ; and it is evident that this cannot be ventured upon except with the utmost care, and by a responsible translator. We look. however, with confidence to Dr Memes. Besides his well-known talents and discrimination, he visited most of the scenes of Bonaparte's operations in Europe, in Italy, Germany, and Holland, collecting information on the spot, with views, long since laid aside, of doing something on the same subject. Under his superintendence, the work can hardly sail to be well executed.
A History of the Western Highlands and Hebrides, during the six. teenth and seventeenth centuries, by Donald Gregory, Esq. Assist ant Secretary to the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, is preparing for publication. This work is meant to be one of more research than any that has hitherto appeared on the subject of the Highlands; and, from what we know of the talents of the author, we are in. clined to augur very favourably of its contents.
An interesting Memoir of the Rev. Thomas Bradbury, author of the Mystery of Godliness, &c. by the Rev. John Brown of Whitburn, is in the press.
Obedience, a Tale, by Mrs Sherwood, is announced.
Our able friend and contributor, William Kennedy, who has al. ready displayed so much poetical genius in his “ Fitful Fancies," and other works, has a new volume in the press, to be entitled, The Ar. row and the Rose, and other Poems. Mr Kennedy is also engaged with a prose work for one of the Family Libraries. | Our readers will be glad to Icarn that Mr Tendant is about to pub
wild as the utifully she dwell.
Wild as the gazelle's
Win as they wander-dazzle where they dwell.
lish, in a separate pamphlet, all the articles upon the Psalms which magistrate before whom they were taken had the wit or imperti. have appeared in the Literary Journal, with some additions, which nence to quote to them the well-known couplet, may probably yet be made through the medium of our pages. The
" Strange that such difference there should be pamphlet will be ready previous to the meeting of the General As
'Twixt Tweedledum and Tweedledee.” sembly.
- Madame Vestris has been applying to Sir Richard Birnie for assist A disquisition on the Geography of Herodotus, with a Map; and
ance because she was hissed the other evening at Drury Lane, when Researches on the History of the Scythians, Getæ, and Sarmatians,
she made her appearance in the part of Captain Macheath. If Mafrom the German of Niebuhr, is in the press.
dame Vestris had been hissed a little more frequently in the course Colonel Bory de St Vincent has been appointed by the French Minister of the Interior to prepare a work on Greece; and, having
of her career, it would have been better for her-From the last pub
lished statement of the number of students at the English Universidirected the first expedition to the Morea, he will probably be able to furnish many interesting particulars relative to that count
ties, it appears that Cambridge has now a majority over Oxford, A Second Voyage round the World, translated from the German
having increased by 118 students in the last year. The present total of Otto von Kotzebue, is in the press.
of the members of Cambridge is 5263, while that of Oxford is 5259.
Theatrical Gossip.--The Easter melodrame at Drury Lane is callWe understand that the new work now in preparation, by the
ed the “ Dragon's Gift, or the Scarf of Flight and the Mirror of author of “ The Confessions of an English Opium-Eater," (Thomas De Quincey, Esq.) will not be published before next winter.
Light:" it is very splendid, and was completely successful. That at
Covent Garden is called the “ Wigwam," and is founded on Cooper's PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY's FOURTH CONCERT.-The fourth and
novel the “ Pioneers." Astley's has re-opened with “an equestrian last Concert given by the Society this season, took place in the As. sembly Rooms, on Friday, the 16th inst. It was respectably, but
romantic tale," entitled “The Spectre Monarch and his Phantom not crowdedly, attended. The instrumental music was, as usual. Steed.” It gives Ducrow an opportunity of exhibiting his unrival
led skill.--At the Surrey, they have made a melodrame of young very good ; and among the vocalists, Miss E. Paton especially distinguished herself, her " Ah, compir" being one of the most bril
Burke's exhibitions.-The Cobourg rejoices in Monsieur Gouffe, the liant efforts she has made this season. Our readers will find some
man-monkey, and a piece of spectacle bearing the captivating title of able remarks upon this concert in the Weekly Journal of Wednesday
“ Charles the Terrible."-Sadler's Wells has brought out something last. We do not always agrec with the musical criticism in that pa
after the model of “ Tom and Jerry.”—The stupid old twaddler per; but on the present occasion it has our sincere approbation.
Colman has just given a new specimen of the manner in which he MR MURRAY'S CONCERT.-This Concert took place in the Hope
exercises the functions of Dramatic Licenser. In the English vertoun Rooms last Tuesday evening, and was well attended. We have sion of the opera of " Cinderella,” brought out a few nights since at seldom heard at a benefit concert a more pleasing selection of music. | Covent Garden Theatre, the following dialogue originally occurred: The orchestra, though not full, was well selected and admirably -"Dandini. Pray, Master Alidoro, help me, for I am a great man drilled; and Murray's solos on the violin, especially that in which now, and can do nothing -Alidoro. How, sirrah! is that one of our he introduced the Scotch air, “Here's a health to ane that's a wa," privileges — Dandini. Certainly; what do the great do but live by were in themselves a treat of no mean order. Miss Inverarity sang the labours of the little ?" Mr Colman struck out the whole of Dar. her chef d'ouvre, the Scena composed for her by Murray from “Il
dini's last answer. Surely Mr Colman must be a goose, or an old Sacraficio d' Abramo," and her efforts were, as they deserved, rap woman in disguise. Lalande has made her debut at the King's turously applauded. Miss E. Paton was no less successful in an ex
Theatre, and been well received.--Mrs Waylett leaves the Totten. quisite piece of music by Niedermeyer, never before performed in ham-street Theatre shortly : she is engaged at Vauxhall-Miss Foote this country, but which we hope to hear her frequently sing again. will shortly make her appearance at Covent Garden.-Fawcett and Her fair sister, Miss I. Paton, sang her favourite song, "In iufancy
Mrs Davenport take their farewell benefits this season.-T. P. Cooke our hopes and fears," very beautifully. Mr Wilson was unfortu.
commences a three months' engagement at the Surrey, at Whitsunnately so hoarse, that it was difficult to say what sort of music he
tide, at L.30 a-week, and three clear benefits.--Mr Goldsmid comes sang. The principal novelty of the evening was the debut of Miss
out as Monsieur Morbleu.-Braham and Miss Paton are engaged for Orme. as a pianist. She performed variations on a favourite theme both the Liverpool and Norwich festivals Macready, who visited from the opera of Semiramide, and a fantasia of Czerny's from the
the Giant's Causeway during the Easter Holidays, has been playing Siege of Corinth. We question whether more difficult and chroma for a few evenings in Belfast.-The benefits will commence here tic music could have been selected ; but Miss Ormc's articulation and on the termination of T. P. Cooke's engagement.-Miss Jarman has touch are both excellent,-her style is full of expression and feeling, been exciting great admiration in Glasgow. She has played there -and she certainly bids fair to be a distinguished ornament to the the part of Aloyse, with much success.-Mackay goes to Glasgow musical circles of Edinburgh. If her object be to teach the piano-for a few evenings next week.During the Glasgow sacrament a forte, we know of no young lady to whose care we would sooner en- tolerable company performed at Dounc. trust any pupils in whose progress we took an interest. Two MS. songs by Murray, and one by John Thomson, were also produced at
WEEKLY LIST OF PERFORMANCES. this concert, and were all well received.
MR TAYLOR'S CONCERT.-This concert, which took place in the Hopetoun Rooms on Thursday evening, was crowdedly attended. Mr Taylor, of course, distinguished himself as the first harp-player
SAT. Paul Pry, of Deaf as a Post. in Edinburgh. Miss Louisa Jarman sang two songs, “Elena oh tu,” |
Mon. Black-eyed Susan, Monsieur Tonson, & Gilderoze and “My own Blue Bell." We never heard this young lady to | Tues. Do., Luke the Labourer, f Cramond Brig. greater advantage. In the last song she was honoured with an unani- | WED. Do., & The Pilot. mous encore. Miss E. Paton and Miss Inverarity were also enco
THURS. Do., & Presumption. red in their respective songs; and the audience generally seemed to
Do., & The Pilot. be well satisfied with the entertainment which Mr Taylor had prepared for them.
CHIT-CHAT FROM LONDON.-There is a good article in the last number of the Literary Gazette, exposing what the editor calls “the cut and dry system of criticism," or what he might have termed,
TO OUR CORRESPONDENTS. " the art of reviewing books without reading them." It has of late
We are reluctantly obliged to postpone " The Apology, Part become customary for publishers to pick out a score or so of what
III." till next Saturday. they consider the most striking passages of any new book, and to THE EDITOR IN HIS SLIPPERS, No. VII, in our next. print them on a loose separate sheet of paper, which they forth with
i "The Beauties of the Tay and its Tributaries” shall have a place
"The Beauties of th transmit to all the journals and newspapers, in order to save review
as soon as possible.-" T. B. J.” shall hear something about himself ers the trouble of making their own extracts. The consequence is next Saturday. We are not aware whether the Prospectus of the that we see the same extracts in all the papers, and run a great
| “Medical Provident Institution of Scotland" is meant as an adver
« Medical Provident Inet chance of being nauseated with the new work before we have cut up lticom
e nave cut up tisement or not. It could not conveniently appear in the Literary the leaves. In common with our contemporary, we protest against Journal in any other shape.-The Letters of “ Presbyter" and of such scissor work, and are confident that no such helps will ever be
| “J. N. B." of Dundee, shall be forwarded to Mr Tendant. orted to by the conductors of the Literary Journal.-It is said "Our fair correspondent, “Amelia B." will, no doubt, be shocked that Moore does not intend to take any notice of Campbell's late at to hear that we still remain inexorable.-We shall endeavour to find tack, his friends being of opinion that it does not deserve the com
| room for the verses by “ Alpha;" if he has any better, he may send pliment.-Colburn and Bentley continue to publish with great spirit,
them to us in the meantime-There is promise of future improvebut the other booksellers are not doing much at present.-Mr Charles
ment in the lines by " Juvenis." -Neither the “ Song" nor the Nicholson, the celebrated flute-player, challenged a few days ago Mr James, the editor of “ The Flutist's Magazine," in consequence
“Serenade" by " P." come up to our standard. of an article which appeared in the last number of that periodical, entitled “ Death of Charles Tootle Too, Esq." Both gentlemen, however, were apprehended, and bound over to keep the peace. The
ERRATUM.-In our last report of the proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries, for “ M. D. Greville," read “ M. De Gerville"
order of <
(No. 76, April 24, 1830.]
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