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Originals in the Bodleian Library, Dr John Moodie, of Bath, mem with Biographical and Literary Ilber of several literary societies, has lustrations, is preparing, in two finished for publication a work on volumes, 8vo. which he has been several years en Dr Montucci is presevering in hisengaged, on the Modern Geography of gagements in Prussia, notwithstanding Asia. It is to contain a full and the war, and expects to complete his authentic description of the Empires, Chinese Dictionary in the summer of Kingdoms, States and Colonies; with 1815. He has engraved 24,000 cha-the Oceans, Seas, and Isles, of this racters, and proceeded as far as letter great division of the Globe; includ- K, in the course of five years, ing the most recent descoveries and Uniform Editions are announced political alterations. Also a general of the Speeches of the late Edmund introduction, illustrative of the physi- Burke and Charles James Fox. cal geography, and present moral and Mr Belfour intends to publish, earpolitical state of Asia. The whole ly in the next month, an edition of to form two volumes, quarto, with an Ray's Collction of English Proverbs. allas.
TROM THE TRENCH OF M. LEONARD
"ADIEU, Camille ! adieu, tous mes beaux
If thus to live in every part
Quí me rendra la timide innocence
Adieu, dear girl! a long adieu
The world had just begun to steal
Each hope that led me lightly on, The world may sadly soothe to rest
I felt not as I us'd to feel, The wilder tumults of my breast,
And life grew dark, and love was gone! And peace, when passion dies, repair To fix her calm cold empire there ;
No eye to mingle sorrow's tear, Yot at thy name each nerve will thrill, No lip to mingle pleasure's breath, And thoughts of thee will haunt me still, No tongue to call me kind and dearFor long long must the heart regret
'Twas gloomy, and I wish'd for death! The dreams which love can ne'er forget;
But when I saw that gentle eye, And ne'er did lover's arms entwine
Oh! something seem'd to tell me theu, So kind, so pure a breast as thine!
That I was yet too young to die,
And hope and bliss might bloom agaia ! The magic of thy laughing,eyes,
With every beamy smile that crost Pure as ihe light of summer skies,
Your kindling check, you lighted home Thy timid glances soft and meek,
Some feeling which my heart had lost, Thy glossy hair, thy glowing cheek,
And peace which long had learn'd te Thine eyelid like the cloud that closes, Dark on evening's heaven of roses,
'Twas then indeed so sweet to live, Each witchery of soul and sense, Enrob'd in angel innocence,
Hope look'd so new and love so kind, Around me wove their sweetest spello
That, Cara! I can still forgive "T'is past !-Beloved girl, farewell!
The ruin which they've left behind ! I could have lov'd you-oh so well!
The dream that wishing boyhood knows, TO
Is but a bright beguiling spell,
Which only lives while passion glows: To be the theme of every hour The heart devotes to fancy's power,
But when this early flush declines,
When the hcart's vivid morning filects, When her soft magic fills the mind With friends and joys we've left behind,
You know not then how close it tiines And joys return and friends are near,
Round the first kindred soul it mects! And all are welcom'd with a tear !
Yes, yes, I could have lov'd as one In the mind's purest seat to dwell,
Who, when his youth's enchantment To be remember'd oft and well
fall, By one whose heart, though vain and wild, Fiods something dear to rest upon, By passion led, by youth beguild,
Which pays him for the loss of all! Can proudly still aspire to know The feeling soul's divinest glow!
Proceedings of Parliament.
HOUSE OF LORDS.
merchants. By the proposed extension, our own merchants would be enabled to occupy
the greater portion of this traffic. It was Monday, June 14, 1813.
proposed to renew the Company's charter LORD LIVERPOOL, in reply to Lords for 20 years ; but this did not preclude such
Grey and Holland, and the Marquis of alterations, during that period, as experience Douglas, said, that the substance of the might suggest. It was not proposed to de: Treaty between Sweden and Russia should prive the Company of the exclusive trade to be laid before the House, as well as the China, because it was not supposed that sums of money advanced to the Swedish they would be able to meet the demands Gorernment; but he could not, consistently upon them unless they enjoyed the tea-trade. with his publie duty, lay before their Lord There were other reasons: it was not supships a copy of the Treaty itself, nor the posed the country would be so regularly proposals made by Denmark to this coun. supplied, or at so cheap a rate as by the try, nor our answers thereto.
Company. It was not intended to interfere Friday, June 18.
with the Government of India. To prevent Lord Liverpool defended the policy of the
the evils which might arise from an indis
criminate intercourse with the Company's Treaty with Sweden, contended that Den
possessions in India, licences and certificates mark being in alliance with Buonaparte, the conquest of Norway was perfectly justifiable, could not go there. A super-intending
were directed, without which individuals and that Great Britain, in acceding to it, se
Church Establishment would be bighly neCured the friendship of Sweden for Russia at a most critical period—and concluded by cessary, as there were 143,000 persons in moving an address of thanks to the Prince
India belonging to the Church of England. Regent, with an assurance that they would
If the Company rejected the proposition
made to them, he was confident that the as ist him in fulfilling his engagements with foreign powers.-Lord Holland condemned
appointments might be placed under that the Treaty as impolitic and unjust, and mo
species of management as not to injure the red an amendment, expressive of strong dis. principles of the Constitution, by increasing
the intuence of the Crown. On the Resoapprobation of the principle of taking Norway from Denmark, by which not only the
lutions being read, the Earl of Lauderdale national honour would be violated, but the
said they were all objectionable, but he
would not discuss them in that stage-as €6-operation of the latter power and the
one-half of the 143,000 persons in India north of Germany would be lost ; declaring their willingness at the same time to fulfil
were Presbyterians, he should hereafter all stipulations with the contracting powers.
introduce a clanse establishing three minis. -Lord Grey and the Marquis of Bucking
ters of the Church of Scotland to superin
tend their spiritual concerns, with a suitable bam supported the anendment at great
allowance from the territorial revenue of lengin, and were replied to by Lords Har.
India. The Marquis of Lansdorone said, rowby, Clancarty, and Bathurst. Lord Li. verpool's address was then finally carried by involved such conflicting interests, as to re
that the Resolutions were so compiex, and 140 to 67.-Adjourned.
quire the utmost deliberation. After reMonday, June 21.
marking on the leading Resolutions, he de. Their Lordships having gone into a Con- clared that his radical objection to the plan inittee on the East India Resolutions, the was, that it appeared to be a system of comFarl of Buckinghamshire explained the na promise, which, while it retained the mo. ture of them. No possible injury, he ob nopoly of the India Company, where it was served, could arise to the East India Com. most valuable, affected to hold out to the pany froin the proposed extension of the Country the advantages of free trade. He made, as it appeared that the trade of the feared that this promise was a fallacious one, Americans with India amounted, in 1806-7, and that in a country governed by an abitrary to not less than 42,502,000, which exceed. sovereign, and that arbitrary sovereign itself ed by £.500,000 the pris ate trade by the a trader, mnonppoly must either overturn July 1813.
the free trade, or that, in the struggle be- Highness in all nicasures for the defencu tween both, the whole s tem might be and security of the country. endangered: Feeling that the future state Lord Holland contended, that a secure of India would constitute either the shame peace might have been elected on Bona. or glory of the Government and the Legis- parte's return from Russia, and blamed mi. lature--the imperishable monument of their nisters for not taking measures for that purwisdom, or the melancholy memorial of pose. He moved an annendment, the object their folly and precipitation, he should of which was, to advise the Regent to offer move, as in amendment, that the Report terms of peace. be received this day three months.--Lord Lord Literpool said, that there was a bet. Groniille blamed the indecent liurry in which ter authority on this subject than the Noble it was proposed to pass these Resolutions. Lord, namely, Bonaparte hinself, who, ale He did not attend the Committee, because ter his flight from lloscow, had published it was impossible to recollect the oral evi- the terms on which he was willing to treal, dence: and suiticient time bad not been af. and he left it to the house to judge whether forded to exainine the printed cxaminations: this country could accept them). Nothing, in short, there did not appear to be a single however, could be more likely to defeat the Noble Lord in that House who was at pre- attaininent of peace than the voting or the sent sufliciently informeil to discuss that Noble Lord's motion. momentous subject. lle had been informed After a few words from Lord Lauderdal: that ile territorial revenue of the Company and Lord Holland, the amendinent was rewas raised by a most iniquitous and oppres- gatired, and the original address catid sive land-tax; he had however been able to without a division. obtain no information from the opposite bench on this and other topics; he should, if the motion for delay was negatiied, with
HOUSE OF COMMONS. draw himself fropi a decision to which he
Friday, June 11. was not competent.---Lord Lauderdale spoke at length on the same sulject.--After a few
BUDGET. words from Lords Rosslyn, Clancarty, and The Chancellor said, that there was a d. Liverpool, the an.endment was negatived ficiency in the account of the last year's tak Ey 19 to 1 4.
01 £.1,662,797; and he should, on Werines. Tuosilur', June 22.
day, inove for a grant of nine millions to
defray the arrears, and meet future exiges. Lords Liverpool and Buckinghamshire, in cies of the same kind. The following 12 reply to Lord Laverdale and the Duke of a correct estimate of the expences and reNorfolk, declared that the tracie in teg was sources of the country, as he had estimates to be confined exclusively to the East India them or this year. Company, and that no British suivject would Wirs and I cons. Annual Dutics him allowed to trade in it even circuitously: £3,000,000; Surplus Consolidated Fuad the circuitons trade in other Chinese articles 1.500,000; War Taxes, £.21,000,000; might possibly stand on a different footing. Lottery £.200.000; Excheq!ler Bills Fons. Moriday, June 28.
el 4.15,000,000; Debantures 1.900,146;
Vent there was the Vote of Credit Lord Liverpool brought up a mesage 4.4,030,000; Old Waral Stores £.901.908, fren bis Royal Highness in the following the proportion whereo for England,
L.31,098; Loan 21,000,000.- Total " GEORGE, P. B.-- The Prince legeni, £.69,506,196. in the nanie and on the lohalf of his la- Sapplic3--Navy, esc'usive of sea service, jesty, considering that it may be of very 6.20,573,011; Armr, 4.19,20,337; Ex. front importance to provide for the ener- traordinarios for Bind and Ireland, Felices that may arise, and relying on the L.9,760,000; Unprovided for last year, experience, zeal, and aftietion of the liouse 4.1,667,797; Ordnance (including Ireland) ofiarda, trusts that he may be enable si to €.5,101,294; Miscellaneus, 4.2,540,6.10; disappoint ou defcat, hy iheir assistance, Vote of Credit, £.6,200,000, Siun, iniy e'terrizes or derigas ci his ercuits $400,000; Portugal, 2,000,000; India wnici: the exigency of atlairs may require.” Comput24, 4.2,000,000.-juist Charr, Tuesdiy, Junie 29.
£.72.063,639; Separate Charge 25,271,65
-0.77,537,170.-Deduc fish proporco, The Pegent's message relative to a fote £.8,651,033,- Total on account ei Lag. of crcdit, was taken into consideration, and lanti, .65,655,912.
Lord Liarpool moved an address in an- To be made upon account of England swir, prcmixing tu concur with his Royal thusi-Annual Duties, 4.3,000,000; Sur