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" Ye saw how their steeds they branking. But baith, 1 trow, staod like the stane, ly • rode,
When an uaco |||| murmur cam down the And in mid-way speed how they made dale, chem turn;
And a voice outowre the baalement A gallanter sight nae man might see,
cried As we came in by Bannockburn.
“ To horse, to horse, for Liddesdale :*, By the foremost man o' every clan
An' lichts were waverin' on the wa', His chieftain's crest was born on hie;
An' shrieks raise loud, and again wers But the Douglas Heart was ay in che van, And was carried lu gallantlie.
When straight they saw Lord Douglases
page ft A' Ettrick forest rang wi the din
Come rinin' down the side o' the hill. As on Galeswood haugh † our steeds
" And O fie, auld Walter !" loud he criedi Nae sic weapon schaw saw the trysting “ O hasce, to some place o' shelter rin! tree,
For treachery has drowned that castle iB Since Lord James rode out, to Otter
And our lord is murdered an' a' his kin;
And we'll soon be sleepin' wi' the lave, t "O its no their open dealings I fear;
Gin we dinna to a refuge win." A' Scotland could neer put the Douglasses down:
"O i downa gae," I said auld Walter; Had our Lord in his hand but a burly I had liefer sleep wil my lord that's brand,
slain; He çuuld redd | the half o' Stirling Wi' eild an care I can do nae mais, town."
An' I care for naething since he is
gane. Then what need ye fear gin its no open
" But gin I could do as I hae done, weir, s
I wad wreak the death of my dear lord; For I left them a' merrily drinking the But, alas! I maun lie in a freminit grave, vine;
And my son for me aaun wield my An'atween the king an' Donglas in fere,
sword. There was birled many a gay propine. + « Now lay me straight wi' my feet at the " And lordings all, who sat in hall,
stream, Scaunched feuds and broils ay frae this
An' my head on that stane wi lichen day,
gray, The king's last word, as I served at board,
An' i'll try ro think I'm at Ettrick bum, Was Here's to the Lady of Galloway.".
Wi' my head restin' on Ettrick brae." They ceased, and auld Walter breached a
prayer, Aud sained ** him wi' the holy rood, tt New Works published in Edinburgh As he looked up to the tower on hie, . Where Earl Douglas lay with hi yea THE Pastoral
, or Lyrić Muse of
Scotland, in three cantos. By An' for a' his son could say or do,
Hector Macneil, Esq. 4to, 7$. 6d. At rest auld Walter wadoa be;
The Battle of Flodden Field; a An' his heart misgied it him at every sound, Poem of the sixteenth century. With An' he shook when the leaf fell aff the the various readings of the different
copies: Historical Notes, a Glossary,
and an Appendix containing Ancient • Brankingly, proudly.
Poems, and Historical matter relating + Haugh, low lying ground beside to the same event. By Henry Weber, #tream,
8vo. 158. ; large paper 11. 75, 6d. 1 Burly brand, strong sword,
Re# Redd, rid, clear.
#|| Unco, upcouth, strange.
# The lave. che rest. ** Sained blessed.
Downa gae, am not able to go + Rood, cross
|| Leifer, rather. H. Misgicd, misgava
$ Freinmit, strange,
Řeliques of Robert Burns ; consist- the third will contain the local bising chiefly of original Letters, Poems, tory and description of the remaining and Critical Observations on Scottish counties, on the plan stated above. Songs. Collected and published by The fourth volume will consist of a R. Ř. Cromek! 8vo. 10s. 6d. topographical dictionary, containing
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the Second Volume of Mr Chal- lished in the tenth volume of the Asiamers's important national work, en- tic Researches, which has not yet come titled CALEDONIA, is in the press, and to this country. It is a classification will speedily be published. The First of the Indo-Chinese languages, that is, volume gave the Ancient History of of the languages of the countries beNorth-Britain : The Second will de tween India and China, and of the tail, after a introductory chapter of Eastern Isles. He has also exécuted 26 sections, the local History of its a similar Dissertation on the languages several shires, in a correlative se- of the Decan, or Hindestan. They quence; beginning with Roxburgh, are considered, by those who underthe most southern shire, and proceed stand these subjects, ás extremely va ing, successively, to Berwick, Had- luable, exceeding, in extent of knovou ding ton, Edinburgh, Linlithgow, Pee- ledge and combination, any thing of bles, Selkirk, Dumfries, Kirkcud- the kind ever attempted. It was a bright, Wigton, and perhaps Ayr- work which the learned had a right shire : and the local History of each to expect from the British nation, shire will be given in eight distinct which has now gained such a high sections: 1. Of its Name; 2. Of its predominance in India, and Mr Leya Situation and Extent ; 3. Of its Na: den has been happy enough to distural Objects; 4. Of its Antiquities; charge the debt of his country. It 5. Of its Establishment as a Shires may not be known to all our readers, 6. Of its Civil History ; 7. Of its that Mr Leyden, in consequence of Agriculture, Manufacture, Trade ; his talents, particularly those of a phi8. Of its Ecclesiastical History; the lological vature, has been raised to a account of each Shire concluding with very high_situation in the college a Supplemental State, which contains, which the East India company have
in a Tabular form, the Names of the established at Calcutta, for initiating * several parishes, and the number of their servants in the native languages
their Ministers; their Extent, and of India.
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respondence and Papers of that gentle. terus ; varias Lectiones et Observa. man, with a view to the publication of tiones addidit J. Matthias Gesteres, his Memoirs in a quarto volume. quibus et suas adspersit J. Carolus Ze.
Mr Percival Stockdale has in the unias, Prof. Gr. Litt, Vitteberg.-Tapress Memoirs of his own Life and Writ. citus de Morib. Germaniæ & Vita Aings, and they will make their appear. gricolæ are printing at Cambridge, with ance early in the next year. They will select notes from Brotier, by the Rev. include many interesting anecdotes of Richard Pelham. the distinguished persons with whom The first part of Mr Hewlett's new he has been connected. The work will Bible will positively appear on the se. also abound with social, moral, political, cond day of the new year. and religious observations, and contain On the same day will also appear the a particular account of Marseilles, Gib. first part of a new system of Geography, raltar, and Algiers, at which places the drawn from original authorities by Dr author resided.
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Mr G. Burnett will speedily publish publish a complete edition of all his the Beauties of Milton's Prose, with pre- works in forty volumes. liminary. Remarks and Criticisms, in The improvements making in the for. two duodecimo volumes. It is the prin- tifications of Cassel, have led to some cipal object of this work to give art ex. discoveries relative to the history of the tensive diffusion to the sentiments of Romans in Germany. In the month of Milton, by selecting such of his pieces August, the workmen employed in them and parts of pieces, as, from their high found five Roman altars consecrated to merit, deserve, in the main, to have a Jupiter and Juno. Some weeks before, permanent influence upon the public an altar of the same description had opinion. The prose compositions of Mil- been discovered in a high state of preton may, with insignificant exceptions, servarion, with a like inscription on it. be distributed under three general heads, Only two of these altars bear the date of according as they relate To Eccle. their erection. One was dedicated A. siastical Law; 2. To Matrimonial Law; D. 215, and the other A.D. 242. z. To the Tenure of the Magistrate. The first number of a magnificent All the pieces which have reference to work has been published at Leipsic, eneither of these subjects respectively, the titled, “ Scenes from the Dramatic editor propuses to arrange together, Works of Schiller." This work prothough written at distant periods, and mises to be in Germany what the found in different parts of the author's Shakespeare Gallery was in England. works. For the rest, the several pieces A magnificent botanic garden has will be printed in the order of their been lately laid out for the school of bo. dates. The principle which he proposes tany at Naples. It adjoins the Royal to observe relative to the parts rejected Hospital for the Poor, and is situated of retained is, to give the political pieces upon the slope of the mountain of Sainte entire, or nearly so, and to abridge the Marie des Anges. others very considerably. The only. The grand Bas-relief which adornis prose productions of Milton of much the pediment of the Colonnade of the consequence not included in this intend, Louvre, has been recently exposed to ed collection, are, his History of Britain, view. It is described as being the most and his Brief History of Muscovy, and, magnificent piece of modern sculpture his State Letters, of which, however, a to be seen. It is seventy-four feet long specimen or two will be given.
by fourteen broad, without including The Rev. De Rees, the learned edin the 'cornices. It represents the muses tor of the New Cyclopedia, has, at celebrating the glory of the hero Napolength, yielded to the repeated requests leon, as protector of the arts, and to of his numerous and respectable congre- witom France is indebted for the finish. gation, by putting to press two volumes my of the Louvre. The collossal bust of Sermons, on practical and interesting of ihe Emperor occupies the upper part subjects. They will be published early of the pediment. It rests upon a pedesa in the spring.
tal, ai lhe foot of which is seated the tiThe Rev. Russel Scott, of Poris. gure Victory, holding palm branches mouth, has in the press a Sermon on the and crowns of laurel. On each hand New Creation by Jesus Christ.
are the muses divided into two groupes. A volume of Letters from Bishop Minerva invites them to celebrate this Warburton, to the late Bishop of Wor. new claim to glory in favour of the Em. cester, between the years of 1749 and peror. They are 9! feet high each.
If you should deem it boasts a happier
grace, Sporéen hy Mrs Edwin, nt the opening of As now I bring it on its native place; the Theatre Royat, Edinburgh, 3d Dec. Somewhat improv'd in tint, its fragrance 1808. Written by MR I'R ATT, author sweet, of “ The Gleanings in England," &c. And smile, as thus I lay it at your feet ;
A travellid pilgrim's pleasure shall be mine, Of all the pleasures memory has in store, Asthus I bead--IN HOMAGE TO THE SE BINE.
To give us back the days that are no more,
ELEGY, In her reflected mirror see them rise,
On THOMAS DUNMORE Brown, aged To second youth that time itself defius;
seventeen months: Most welcome those which bring again to view,
An uncommonly fine child, who died 26 The halcyon transports which our child. New-Hall, near PENTIAND HILLS, hood knew;
from an illness of only eight hours, at 2 Those vernal moments still our fav'rite P. M. on Monday Sept. the 19th, 1808 ; theme,
after visiting his Grave, in a Grove near Our warmest converse, and our fondest MARY's Bower on the Nortu Esk.
dream; Heart-cherish'à bours, when life seem' THE woods their foliage now resign,
Tossed by the wild inconstant blast ; made for joy,
Yet shall the silent pace of time And the great glohe itself an infant toy:
· Bring back the smiling spring at last, An endless play-thing, form’d for gay
Kind nature's promise to complete, To catch the fancy, and to charm the sight. Their cheering verdure she'll renew;
She'll nurse them with her genial heat, Such were the scenes, to recollection dear, And bathe their buds in virgin dew. When new to life I took my pastime here; In tenderest age, unknown the drama's. But thou! young tenant of the tomb ! laws,
In vain to chee shall spring return; My little heart swell'd high at your applause: Though all her sweets around thee bloom, These well-remembered boards 1 proudly
They cannot cheer thy clay-cold urn. trode,
Where's now the bloom that on thy cheek A goddess I, and You her guardian god; Vied with the vermeil rose's dye? All my young fears were turn'd to hopes The congue how mute, that pratiled sweet! by you,
How dark, the brightly beaming eye! While yet a child those hopes to rapture Deep is thy slumber, lovely shade! grew;
No plaint of woe can reach thy ear: And when, alas! I scarce could walk alone,, In earth's cold bosom lowly laid, This stage appear'd my palace and my Thou canst not see soft pity's tear. throne.
Vain 's every wish, hy fancy form'd! O how remembrance, after many a year,
No frantic mother's cries avail! Seems to restore the wreath I gather'd here; By death's dead ear all prayers are scorn's, I feel the flowrets that compos'd them now, And sport the echo of the vale. Feel, that you fix'd them ou my baby brow; Yet, shall the pensive child of song, The garland wove by you so fresh and fair, Where'er I rov'd has been my constant care; Oft mourn thy fate, che boughs among,
Who loves the lonely, woodland glade, Ev'n as the nurseling of a mother's breast, How have I tried to save it! how caress'd!
When twilight spreads her soothing shade. And, o food thought, if I dare hape, its Yes !-- There, shall Memory's magic pow's power
Again thy glowing cints revive; Should seem to you a not ill-culturid flow'r, Thy pleasing manners, the bower;
Thy beauties long preserve alive.
y. F burgh stage at four years old.
Nov. 1905, 1808.