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ORIGINAL POETRY.

LA TEMPESTA.

How have I long'd for thee, ecstatic hour! UUSH thy quiet fears, thou empress of my Nor terror-born, and child of accident,

Blese beyond all, if fruit of love thou art, soul! I, I return, but not to speak of love;

But the rich recompence of my poor heart. Enough, enough, th' ungrateful theme I E'en to this moment you have lov’d, perhaps, quit,

And I have ta'en thy modesty for hate; Since you, my darling Nice, disapprove. This terror might have been the veil of love ; But see, my best helov'd, in anger robid, O let delusion cease! and speak my face.

How frowns the sky, prophetic of a storm! You answer not, but fix upon the ground lichou dost sich to liouse thy tender flock, Those living stars, and bashtul droop yout Be mine the task that duty to perform.

head; What! not alarmid ? Behold you not the You blush! you smile! O Heav'ns! I un. heav'n,

derstand, How dark with clouds its sombre face ap

with douds its sombre face ao. That blush, that smiie, enough enou zh pears?

have said. How the light dust the eddying whirlwind Ye: 'mid the storm, at length a calm I've lifts?

found! How on its breast the fallen leaf it bears?

More bright, more fait, may never day By yonder woods that groan, by the wild

return: course

This is the proudest of my fading lise ; Of frighten'd birds, these partial drops that "Thus would I live, and thus to dust re. dew

turn. Thy lover's pallid cheek, dear maid, I dread, E'en whilst I speak, the sad prediction's true.

L'A PESCA. Behold! the light'nings glare! the thunder O COME, my ever-blooming Nicé, come! - roars!

Whilst gloomy night, who all confounds, Here, Trembler, here! ah,whither wouldst is nigh; thou Ay?

Haste thee to catch the fresh'ning airs that It is too late to think thee of thy flock;

Rest in this cave, shall I not still be nigh? And on your tranquil shore delight to righ, Thou tremblest, treasure of this beating He cannot designate what pleasure means, heart!

Who does not loiter on these pleasant Light of my life! why does that bosom

Sands;

Now at this moment, while its pinion strong, Restrain rhy fond alarms, tho' I am near, A zephyr o'er the ripling wavc expands. The story of my love untouch'd I leave.

For once, thy humble mansion, Nicé, leave, Descend the thunderbolt, the lightnings Where wand'ring woodbines with the rose Alash!

unite; I will shield thee, Nicé, from the blow ; Nor think in cots alone that bliss resides, And when the sky (wiping a way her tears). These dancing waves may also yield deSmiles on the plain, ungrateful girl, I go.

light. Repose thee bere, for thou art case, my Love, Here as the night her sable veil unfolds,

Within the busom of this hollow rock, in ocean's bosom, envious of the sky, Where never yet has piered the lightning's With added lustre each clear star essays fire,

(And ever multiplied) to catch the eye. Or crushing thunderbolt had power to shock.

Here on the billows which alternate rise, Ius thick and friendiy shade around bespreads Whose durk and chilling waters sweep afar, A wood of laurels, that s'en to heav'n's Break the briyut rays, and the Ephesian ire

Queen No weak no common boundary prescribes; Urges, through many a broken cloud, her Seat thee, my charming idol, and respire.

car. But to my side, weak and alurix'd, you cling, By day, in concert with a vocal skill, And lock your bands jo mine when I Whicb yicids in nothing to the needs of would fly;

old; Hush thy suspicions! for I will not go, If I must silence on this heart impose, Thorensal ruin should involve the sky. Which you deny its sufferings to unfold.

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wars,

The loves of Thetis, Doris, will I sing;

Who was the wretch, that first of guiltless Of Galatea, Glaveus, chaunt the flame,

sieel Paint in the woes of others what I recl,

Form'd instruments of death to buman

• kind? And breathe my passion in another's name.

Made cruelty an art ? No sense had he Thou from the beach, in yonder neighb'ring Oi sweet bumanity, or love divine.

mead, Shalt watch thy little lambkins as they What madness! O what fury ! to prefer

The angry menace of the vengeful fue, Shalt view them crop their soft and flow'ry To the sweet blandishment of mistress kind. food,

Be not seducid ? my lov'd Philino, no ! Shelter'd by branches from the solar ray. But ah! for war, if thou so anxious art, With rod and line, meanwhile, thou mayst Know every lover most a warrior be ; ensnare

In love we freeze, we burn, and love deThe restless roving tenants of the sea ;

mands And my lov'd Nicé, who in all exceis,

Valour, experience, ingenuity. Fisher and shepherdess at once shall be. Ah! trust me, Love, enchanting Love has No more the rocks among, with sea-weeds drest,

The smart attack, defences smarter still; Shall to their secret holds the fish repair; The hidden lure, deceitful ambuscade, But all, with rival eager haste shall come,

Triumphs, defeats, anger, and then goodTo seek, through bring waves, my charm. will. er's spare.

But fugitive the anger is, the peace For thee, the beauteous daughters of the The more delightful; and the triumph gay Floud,

Honours alike the vanquish'd and the brave, With choicest treasures shall their bosoms The gain the same, whoever wins the day. Gill,

Alas! what sound was that the trumpet's With pallid shells, that almost seem to blush,

clang! With crystals, and with coral brighter The signal of departure! Ingrate, stay. still.

Why dost thou fly? I would noi blight thy

palms; Small my demand-one look, then haste

away. LA PRIMAVERA.

Go, darling, go, but in thy dearer life,

Preserve mine own; and if return you may, O Heavens! my lav'd Philino, Heavens! Return to he

Heavens! Return to her, who only lives in thee; the mea,

But let the conqueror's laurel strew thy The long neglected mead, assumes again

way. Her verdant mantle, its accustom'd robe Puts on the forest too, which skirts our And ah ! where'er thy luckless stars may plain.

guide,

Or fortune tempt thy wand'ring steps to Already, welcome messenger of spring,

rove, I feel a zephyr on my cheek to blow, Think of my pain, and say, my faishful maid ! A rudely-kissing breeze, that wand'ring Who knows, if yet she lives to love and wakes

me ! The sleeping rosebud and the flow'ret low. ' To arms, unto the field, again recals

IL SOGNO. The early season, nurse of wild alarms,

WHEN on my couch, the vase of many a Without ihy lover, hapless maiden say,

tear, Canst thou exist, when not existence Listless I sink with grief, with paig op. charms?

press'd; O friendly gales, in pity do not blow

In dreams, at least, thy darling image comes, To sad Irene, who so fonuly loves.

To charm my cares away, to bless my O haste not, plants, so quickly to return,

rest. To strew your buds like emeralds thro' Ah! let me never, never wake again, the groves.

If fond illusive joy thou be not true, O every flower that cmulous of fame, Or Love, to dear realities convert, Dost tint thy pallid cheek with rainbow Whate'er of false there is, o Dreams, in hue,

you. O every breeze! that warm'st us with thy " At early dawn, when half a world repost, breath,

On a cool fountain's solitary side What sighs, O Heaven! ye cost a heart so I dreame that, Phillis, we together sat," true,

And drank of bliss, to vulgar souls denied. It was a dream, yet did it seem not so;

For the Monthly Magazine. I heard the corrent as he rul!'d along, TO HIR WHO BEST WILL UNDERSTAND. The little prattling minstiel vi the spring And leaves that whisper'd the vid elins NO: not the teiltale Nuse shall bear the

.narne among

Of her I love so tenderly; “ Lo! as the morning broke of those bright Nor Echo from her caves proclaim, eyes,

Tho' ot made vocal to my Atme, Of love, of life, of light, the radiant The suunds that syllable the danie thione,

That loves me too so (coderly! High bcat che pules of this raptive heart, Ver 10 her conscious eves peruse the lar Wish fire, and even h..bii, mark thine 'That I have penn'd so cautiously į own.

The blush that o'er her cheek sal play, « The sigbe alone of pity in those orbs,

And heaving bosunolt shall say, That ne'er with lustre of compassion

coronssion

Deat,

Dear is the lovciar away, beam's

That breathes his time so cautiously! Gave birth, O Heaven! to more than idle And, free from prying eyes when next we tears,

meel, I doubted if awake I was, or dream'd.

To breathe of love, how rapturously,

Oft as our parting lps retrcat, 6. What sounds I heard! and what kind Mingling sweet joys with converse sweet, names were mine!

Her partial voice shall oft repeat Thou dear one, from those lips which

The glowing theme-how tapturously! breathe of fire, What tender meanings in those eyes I read! Which tremble as they guze with soft de

SONNES sire."

TO AN UNFORTUNATS FRIEND, PAR

TICULARLY FOND OF THEATRICAL What added brilliance pity can bestow!

REPRESENTATIONS.
On! if 'twera nussiile that you could see,
How in their firmament, like stars, they

WHY, luckless Friend! why boasts the

scenic tale, O never, Prillis, wouldst thou cruel be. A charm which tenes thy mind to Plea

sure s tun? “Repeat I cannot, what I then did say. Joy'st thou to hear the buskin'd hero wait Or what my bold, presumptuou: hopes ex- Horth unrequited ? file too like thy own! pressidi

Or doth Thalia, laughter loving Maid, This much I know, on that dear iv'ry hand

Chase from thy sight tue grisly Spectre, A thousand ardent kisses I impressid.

Care, “ Bright as the tunits of morn, a rising blush

uch When, by her mazic Crook's transforming aid,

W Thy tascinating features seem'd to wear, She shews liie's thirny vale as Eden tair! When lo! the ru thing of a asignb'ring buch Then view, in Fiction's changeful vestments Some instant uanger bade me to beware.

gay,

A world which oft by fallacy enthrals; " Sudden I turn, when curs's Philino's form, But, as the duvience soun torgets the play,

His rival form, hal-hidden, I descry, . Learn thou to feel, ere Lire's great curtain Who, pale with envy of my trappier scars,

falls; Regards my an'rous thetis with evil eye. Alike indiff'rence to the weal or woe " Infan'd I grew, with anger, with urprise,

.. Of those who fill each molley scene below. And wakend in a moment at the view.' Thus e'en in dream, it sweet my transports are,

EPITAPHIN CHESTERTON CHURCH TARD Alas! they are as short and transient too. WRITTEN BY THE ATE ALDERMAN

IND, OF CAMBRIDGE. 'Tis true, the pressure and the dear deceit

Near this place lies interred, Did with the darkness 01 the night o part;

ANNA MARIA VASA, But not with darkness of the night redres

Daughter of Gustavus ! #sa, tive African. The ardeut passion which consumes my

She died July 21, 1897, heart.

Agro + Years. Thus, for a little mument if I am blest, SHOULD simple village rhymes attract lo dreams, that with a churlish baste are

chine eye, gone,

Stranger, as thoughtfully thou passest by, When day again returns his cheerful course, Know that here lies beside tn's humble stone * My Cornents but lacrease, and I love on. A child of colour huply aur thinc own

Her

shine,

Her father, born of Afric's sun-buint race, But she is gone, and dwells in that abode, Torn from his native fieids-ah! toul dis- Where some of every ciime shall joy is grace!

God. Thro' various toils at length to Britain came, Espous'd, so Heav'n ordain'd, an English dame, PUN OF WILLIAM THE THIRD. And follow'd Christ; their hope two intants ONE exclaim'd to King William, “ May dear,

God damn the Dutch !" But one a napless orphan slumbers here. And “ May God damn the Dutch!'' all the To bury her the village-chiluren came,

sabble resound; And dropp'd choice fiowers, and hispid her when the Monarch replied, “ Faich I thank carme;

vou, friends, inuch; And some lov'd her most, as if unbless'd, For unless they were damın'd, they'd be Bewew'a w..h tears the white wicach on certainly drown'u.

their breast;

PROCEEDINGS OF LEARNED SOCIETIES.

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ROYAL SOCIETY OF LONDON. be completely extinguished on the total M ESSRS. Allen and Pepys have laid abstraction of oxygen.

Vi before this learned body an account 5. A larger proportion of carbonic of a great number of experimjenis, niacie acid gas is formed by the human subject with a view of ascertaining the changes from oxygen, than from atmosphere produced in atmospheric air and oxy. air. . gen gas by respiration; fruin which they 6. An easy, natural inspiration is from

16 to 17 cubical inches, though this 1. That the quantity of carbonic acid will differ in different subjects; and it is gas emitted is exacily equal, bulk for supposed, that the quanity of carbonie. bulk, to the oxygen consumed; and acid gas, given off in a perfectly notu. therefore there is no reason to conjec- ral respiration, ought to be reckoned at ture, that any water is formed by a union less than at a time when experiinents are of oxygen and hydrogen in the lungs. making on the human sulject for the

2. Atmospheric air once entering the purpose, because in short inspirations the Junys returos charged with from 8 to 84 quantity of air, which has reached no per cent. carbonic acid gas, and when farther than the fauces, trachea, &c. the contacts are repeated almost as fre- bears a much larger proportion to the quently as possible only 10 per cent. is whole mass required, than when the inse emitted.

spirations are deep. 3. It appcars, that a middle-sized man, 7. No hydrogen, nor any other gas, aged thirty-eight years, and whose pulse appears to evolved during the process of is serenty on an average, gives off 302 respiration, cubical inches ut carbonic acid gas froin 8. The general average of the deficihis lungs in eleven minutes; and sup- ency in the total annount of common air posing the production oniform for twent inspired, appears to be very small, fy-four hours, the total quantity in that amounting only to 6 parts in 1000. period would be 39,534 cubical inches, 9. The experiments upon oxygen gas weigling 18,683 grains, the carbon in prove, that the quantity of air remajite wbieb is 5,863 grains, or rather fisare ing in the lungs, and its appendages is than 11 oz. troy: the oxygen cansuined very considerable, and that witbout a in the saine same time will be equal in reference to this circumstance, all expevolume to the carbonic acid gas. Tlie riments upon small quantities of gas are quantity of carionic acid gas, emitted in liable to inaccuracy. a given line, must slepend much ou tbe Mr. Brande has laid before the Royal circumstances under which respiration Society, an account of the differences is performed.

in the structure of calculi, which arise • 4. When respiration is attended with from their being formed in diferent distressing circunstances, there is reason parts of the urinary passages ; and on to conclude, ovat a portion of oxygen is the effects that are produced upon them absorber: and as the oxygen decreases by the internal ose of solvent medicines, in gustaty, perception gradually censes. The experiinents made by this gratie. and we may suppose, that life would maw wore very numerous, and on an

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aucommonly large collection of calculi, dies introduced into the bladder. These to most of which histories of the case are are arranged under the following divi. annexed. The subject is divided into sions:- First, Caiculi, which from their different sections: the 1st relates to calexternal appearance consist chiefly of culi formed in the kidnies, and voided uric acid, and which are chiefly or eowithout having ondergone any changes tirely soluble in a solution of pure iu tlie urinary passages. These are cn- petash. Secondly, Calculi composed tirely soluble in a solution of pure pot. chietly of the ammoniaco-inaynesian ash: and when exposed to the action of phosphate, or of phosphate of time, the blow-pipe, they blacken and emita or of mixtures of the two. These strong odour, which arises from the aun are characterised by their whiteness ; mal matter which they contain, and by exbibiting small prismatic crystals which occasions the loss in the analysis upon their surface, and by their solubie of these calculi. Its relative quantity lity in dilute muriatic acid. Thirdly, is liable to much variation. In one iide Calculi, containing oxalate of lime, constance a calculus froin the kidney, weigh- inoply called mulberry calculi. These ing 7 grains, was ascertained to consist are distinguished by the difficulty with

which they are dissolved in acids, by

Grains. their hardness, and by leaving pure lime, Uric acid ....... 4.5

when exposed to the action of the blow. Animal matter .... 2.5

pipe.

By analysis a calculus of 60 graina 7.0

Grains. In some cases the calculi from the kid. Urea and muriate of ammonia 5.2 uies consist almost wholly of uric acid; Aumoniaco-inaynesian ploussomeliines phosphate of lime was com phate . . . . . . . G. bined with the acid.

Uric acid . . . . . . . 43.8 II. In treating of the calculi which bave been retained in the kidnies,

60.0 and which frequently increase in that from this and many other experiments situation to a considerable size, le ob- Mr. Brande concludes, chat the evolue serves that this augmentation is of two tion of sumonia depends in all instances kinds.

upon the decomposition of the ammo. 1. Where there is a great disposition to niacal salts contained in the calculus, the formation ofuricacid, the calculuscon- more especinliy of the sumnoniaco-naysists wholly of that substance and animal nesian phosphate, and that no substance matter, so as frequently to form a com- which can be called urate of ammonin plete cast of the pelvis of the kiunev. exists in calculi.

2. Where there is less disposition By analysis it was found, that a pure to form uric acid, the external la- specimen of the wuiberry calaulus consists minæ are composed of the aminoniacoof

Grains. magnesian phosphate, and phosphate of Osalate of lime . . 65 lime.

Uric acid . . : . 16 In one instance, a small uric calculus Phosphate of lime . 15 was so deposited on the kidney, that its

Loss in animal matter 4 upper surface was exposed to a concinual stream of urine, upon which beau

100 tiful crystals of the triple phosphate had IV. The calculi found in the urethra been deposited. Mr. Brande therefore consist of ammoniaco-magnesian phos. infers, that, under common circuin- phate, and phosphate of lime, with a stances, a stream of urine passing over small portion of uric acid ; though some a calculus of uric acid, has a tendency to appeared to consist almost wholly of aire deposit the pl osphate upon it.

moninc-magnesian phosphate." III. The calculi of the urinary blad. Mr. Brande, in the next section, has der are of four kinds :

given the result of analysis of the calcudi 1. Those forned upon nuclei of uric found in the borse, ox, sheep, rhinoceacid, from wie kidney.

ros, ding, boy, and rabbit. These were 2. Those frormed upon nuclei of oxa- found mostly to consist of phosphate of Inte of line from the kidney.

Time and carbonate of Inue in ditferent S. Those formed on said or animal proportions. In sonje, small proporMucug deposited in the bladder,

tions of animal inatter were combined 4. Those furrced upon extraneous bo- with the other substaces.

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