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But now it cannot be, that one, whom God “ 'Tis moonlight over. Oman's sea :, Has sent to break the wizard Falsehood's Her banks of peari and palmiy isles rod,
Bask in the night beam beauteously, A Prophet of the Truth, whose mission And her blue waters sleep in smiles." draws
'Tis moonlight in Hormozia s walls, Its rights from Heaven, should thus profane And through her Emir's porphyry halls, his cause
Where, some konra sivce, was heard theswell With the world's vulgar pomps ;- no, no- Of trumpet and the clash of zel, I see
Bidding ibe bri-hi-eyed sun, farewell ;He thinks me weak, this glare of luxury Tbe peaceful sun, n bom belter suits Is but 19 tempt, to try the eaglet gaze
The music of the bulbul's nest, Of my young soul ;-shine on, 'inill stand of the light touch of lovers' lutes, the blaze.
To sing him to his golden rest! So thought the youth ; -but, even while he All hush d-there's not a breeze in motion; * defied
The shore is silent as the ocean. 'This witching scene, he felt its witchery. If zephyrs come, so light they come, glide
Nor Icaf is stirr'd, nor wave is driven; Througb' every sense. The perfume, breath. The wind-tower on the Emir's dome ing rotod,
Can hardly win a breath from heaven." Like a pervading spirit :-the still soupd., :
The daughter of the Emir is intro. of falling waters, lulling as the song Of Indian bees at sunset, when they thronge description of her ferocious father.
duced with the happiest effect after the Arouud the fragrant Nilica, and deep In its blue blossoms bum themselves to “Oh wbat a pure and sacred thing sleep.
Is Beauly, curtain'd from the sight And music too-dear music! that can touch Of the gross world, illuminiog Beyond all else the soul that loves it much
One only mansion with her light! Now heard far off, so far as but to seem Unseen by man's disturbing eye. Like the faint,exquisite music of a dream ;- The flouer, that blooms beneath the sea All was too much for him, too full of bliss. Too deep for sun-beams, doth noi lie The heart could notbing feel, that felt not Hid in more chaste obscurity!" tbis ;
So. Hinda, have thy face and mind, Soften d he sunk upon a couch, and gave Like holy mysteries, lain epshrin'd. His soul up to sweet thoughts, like wave on And oh what transport for a lover wave
To list the vejl that shades them o'er! Succeedingin smooth seas, when storms are Like tliose who, all at once, discover laid ;
To the lone deep some fairy shore, He thought of Zelica, his own dear maid, Where mortal dever trod before, And of the time when, full of blissful sighs, And sleep and wake in rented airs They sat and look'd into each other's No lip had ever breathed bat theirs !”
eyes, Silent and happy-as if God had given
A description follows of exquisite, we Nought else worth looking at on this side had almosi said incomparable, beauty. heaven!”
“ Light as the angel shapes that bless
Rich in all woman's loveliness ;
With eyes so pure, that from their ray and he recognizes in the mourner liis
Blinded like serpents, when they gaze beloved Zelica. A most affecting inter- Upon the emerald's virgio blaze view succeeds: we will not dimiuish ly Yet, fill'd with all youtli's sweet desires, anticipation the pleasure of the reader Mingling the meek and vestal fires in peresing this interesting palbetic of other worlds with all the bliss, tale, in which we alternately discover The fond, weak tenderness of this, the energy of Dryden and the fen- A soul too, more than half divine,
Where through some shades of earthly derness of Otway. The conclusion is inimitably fine, and we should certainly Religion's cojiend glorics shine,
feeling, give it pre-eminent precedence over the
Like light through sunner foliage other poems, but for the disgust inter
stealings mingled with the horror inspired by Shedding a glow of such mild hue, Mokanna, wbich almost exceeds the So warm, and yet so shadowy too, Jimit of pleasure. Froin this objection As makes the very darkness there the poem of the Fire-Worshippers is More beaniful than light elsewbere !" wholly exempted-The subject is bap. Hinda receives a visit from her mystem píly chosen to engage our most gene. rious lover, with whose panic and coue. rous sympathies, yet is perfectly cop. try she is unacquainted. During this genial to ibe spirit of Oriental poetry. interview, he declares that he is a
Guebre, and devoted to that faith which When pensive, it seem'd as if that very is the object of her father's implacable, grace, enmity.
That charm of all others, was born with
her face ; “ Yes - I am of that ontcast few,
And when angry, -for ev'o in the tranquil.
Light breezes will ruffle tbe fowers some
times To desolate our shrines of fame, Aud swear, before God's burning eye,
The short, passing anger but seem d to awa.
ken To break our country's chains, or die ! Thy bigot sire-nay, tremble not
New beauty, like dow'rs that are sweetest
wben shaken. He, who gave birth to those dear eyes, With me is sacred as the spot
If tenderness touch'd her, the dark of ber From which our fires of worship rise !
eye But know-'twas he i sought that night,
At once took a darker, a heavenlier dye, When, from my watch-boat on the sea,
From the depth of whose shadow, like boly I caught this turret's glimmering light,
revealings And up the sude rocks desperalely
From innermost shrines, came the light of
ber feelings ! Rashid to my prey-thou koowist the rest I climb'd the gory volture's nest,
Then her mirth-oh! 'twas sportive as ever
took wing And found a trembling dove witbio."
From the heart with a burst, like the wild
bird in spring :It is impossible to conceive a situa
Illum'd by a wit that would fascioate sages, tion inore pregnant with romantic inte
Yet playful as Peris just loos'd from their rest. We scarcely recollect a poem of cages. the same length so rich in palhos and in While her laugh, full of life, without any beauty. The high-souled patriotism of controul Hafed, the angelic purity of Hinda, But 'the sweet one of gracefulness, rung their matchless love and onequalled mis.
from her soul; fortunes, altogether form a picture of And where it most sparkled no glance could mental liveliness, such as could only be
In lip, cheek, or eyes, for she brighten'd conceived by a poet at once possessing all over, luxuriant inagination and a cultivated
Like any fair fake that the breeze is upon, taste,
When it breaks joto dimples and laughs ja The “ Light of the Haram" is more
the sun." airy and sportive. The interest arises from a misunderstanding between a Although we have not mentioned in Sultan and his favourite sultana. The regular order the “ Paradise and the following description of beauty should Peri,” we reserve it as a bonnc-bouche, seem to have been dictated' by the which we presume njust be acceptable Graces.
to every reader. “ There's a beanty, for ever unchangingly * One morn a Peri at the gato bright,
Of Eden stood, disconsolate; Like the loag, sunny lapse of a summer day's And as she lisiend to the Springs light,
Of Life within, like inusic flowing: Shining on, shining on, by no shadow made
And caught the light upon her wings tender,
Through the half open portal glowing, Till Love falls asleep in its sameness of
She wept to think ber ricreant race splendour.
Should e'er have lost that glorious place! This was not the beauty-oh! nothing like tbis,
“ Ilow happy, exclaim'd this child of air, That lo young NOURMAIAL gave such ma. Are the holy Spirits who wander there, gie of bliss :
Mid flowers that dever shall fade or fall, Bat that loveliness, ever in motion, which Though mine are the gardens of earth and plays
sen, Like the light upon autumn's soft shadowy And the stars themselves have flowers for days,
me, Now here and now there, giving warmth as One blossom of Heaven out blooms them it Hies
all! From the lips to the cheek, from the cheek to the eyes,
“ Though sunny the Lake of cool Casa Now melting in mist and now breaking in gleamps,
With its plane-tree Isle re Bected clear, Like the glimpses a saint has of Heav'n in A od sweetly the founts of that Valley his dreams!
I Europ. Jag. Føl. LXXII. July 1817.
Though bright are the waters of Sing-so. We scarcely regret that our limits HAY,
do not allow us to pursue the progress And the golden floods, that thitherward of the adventurous Peri ; since we stray,
should, in reality, pity the reader who Yet-oh 'tis only the Blest can say How the waters of Heaven outshine them from this charming poem, the most po
could be satisfied with any extracts all!
pularly attractive of any in the series. “Go, wing thy flight from star to star, From world to luminous world, as far
As the universe spreads its flaming wall ; Take all the pleasures of all the spheres, The IV ine and Spirit Dealer's and Con. And multiply each through endless years, sumer's l'ade-Mecum; containing InOne minute of Heaven is world them
structions for Managing, Flavouring, all !"
Colouring, Preserving, and Recovere The glorious Angel, who was keeping ing Wines and Spirits ; with a CollerThe gates of Light, beheld her weeping, tion of approved Receipts for making And, as he nearer drew and listen'a
British Wines, Compounds, Cordials, To ber sad song, a tear-drop glisten'd
Cyder, Perry, and Vinegar ; and for Within his eyelids, like the spray From Eden's fountain, when it lies
recovering Ale and l'orier when slale On the blue flow's, which-Bramins say
or flut; also Direclions for Brewing Blooms no where but in Paradise !
on a small Scale. By R. Westney. “ Nymph of a fair, but erring line!"
A uew edition, in 24mo. pp. 162. Genily he said" One hope is thine.
48. “ 'Tis written in the Pook of Fate, • The Peri yet may be forgiven
The very best and most approved Who brings to this Eternal Gals
recipes, at present in use, will be found The Gift Chal is most dear lo lleaven.'
in this small volume : the author seems Go, seek it, and redeem thy sin ;
to have spared no pains in collecting 'Tis sweet to let the Pardon'd in !"
THE SPEECH OF CHARLES PHILLIPS, ESQ. IN THE CASE OF BROWN
versus BLAKE, FOR ADULTERY; DELIVERED BEFORE LORD NORBURY AND A SPECIAL JURY, ON THE 9TH OF JULY, 1817. MY LORD AND GENTLEMEN,
ing on the odiousness of his offence, by the
his case before you, and little do i struggling to record by crimes the de. wonder at the great interest which it seems solating progress of our barbarous civiliza. to have excited. It is one of those cases tion. Gentlemen, if this be suffered to coo. which come home to the “business and the tinue--what home shall be safe-what bosoms" of mankind-it is not confined to hearth shall be sacred-what parent can for the individuals concerned-it visits every a moment calculate on the possession of bis circle from the highest to the lowest-it child — what child shall be secure from lie alarms the very heart of the coinmunity, orphanage that springs from prostitutionand cominands the whole social family in what solitary right, whether of life, or the spot, where human nature, prostrated liberty, or property in the land shall sor-, at the bar of public justice, calls alond for vive amongst us, if that hallowed couch, . pity and protection! On my first address. which modesty has veiled, and love ea. ing a jury upon a subject of this nature, I deared, and religion consecrated, is in be took the high ground to which I deemned invaded by a vulgar and promiscuoi libermyself entitled-1 stood upon the purity tinism! A time there was, when that couch of the national character-I relied upon was inviolable in Ireland-when conjugal that chastity which centuries had made pro. infidelity was deemned but an inventionverbial, and almost drowned the cry of in- when marriage was considered a sacrament dividual suffering in the violated reputation of the heart, and faith and affection sent a of the country. Humbled and abashed, I mingled daine together from the altar ; are. must resign the topic-indignation at the such times to dwindle into a legeod of tranovelty of the offence has given way to dition ! Are the dearest rights of man, horror at the frequency of its repetition-- and the holiest ordinances of God, no more it is now becoming almost fashionable to be respected!. Is the marriage vow to amongst ng-we are importing the follies,' become but the prelude to perjury and pros. and naruralizing the rices of the continent citation! Shall our enjoyments debase them-scarcely a term passes in these courts, selves into an adulterous participation, and during which some unabashed adulterer or our children propogate an incestuous comseducer does not announce himself improve munity! Hear the case which I am faled
to unfold, and then tell me whether a single What years of tongueless transport migbt virtue is yet to linger amongst ns with im- Dot ber bappy husband have anticipated ! punitg-wbether honour, friendship, or bos- What one addition could her beauties gain pitality are to be sacred-whether tbat en- to render them all perfect! In the connudearing confidence, by wbicb the bitterness bial rapture there was only one, and she of this life is sweetened, is to become the was blessed with it. A lovely family of instrument of a perfidy beyond conception ; infant children gave her the consecrated and whether the protection of the roof, the name of motber, and with it all that beaven fraternity of the board, the obligations of can give of interest to this world's worth. the altar, and the devotion of the heart, Jessness. Can the mind imagine a more are to be so many panders to the hellish delightful vision than that of such a mother, abominations they should have purified ! thus young, thus lovely, tlus beloved, blessHear the case which must go forth to the iog a husband's heart, basking in a world's. world, but which I trust in God your ver- smile; and while she breathed into her diet will accompany, to tell that world, little ones the moral life, shewing them, that if there was vice enough amongst us to That robed in all the light of beauty, it commit the crime, there is virtue enough to was still possible for their virtues to cast i brand it with an indignant punishment. into the shade. Year after year of hap
Of the plaintiff, Mr. Browne, it is quite pipess rolled on, and every year but added Impossible but you must have heard much- to their love a pledge to make it happier his misfortone has given him a sad celebrity: than the former. Without ambition but and it does seem a peculiar incident to such her husband's love, without one object misforlane, that the loss of happiness is but ber children's happiness, this lovely almost invariably succeeded by the depri- woman ciscied in her orbit, all brigbt, all sation of character. As the less guilty beauteous in the prosperous bour, and if murderer will hide the corse that inay iead that bour e'er darkeped, only beaning the to his detection, so does the adulterer, by brighter and the lovelier. "What human obscuring the reputation of his victim, seek hand could mar so pure a picture ! : What lo diminish the moral responsibility he has punishment could adequately visit its viola. incurred. Mr. Browne undoubtedly forms tion ! no exception to this system-betrayed by bis friend, and abandoned by his wife, his
“Oh happy love, where love like this is
found! too generous confidence-bis too tender love, have been slanderously perverted into
Oh heartfelt rapture!' bliss beyond comthe sources of his calamity. Because he
pare!" could not tyrangise over ber whom he It was indeed the summer of their lives, adored, he was careless; because he could and with it came the swarm of summer sot suspect him in whom he trusted, he was friends, that revel in the suushine of the careless; and crime, in the infatuation of hour, and vanish with its splendour. High its cunning, founds its jostification even on and honoured in that crowd, most gay, mest the virtues of its victim ! I am not de- cherished, most prosessing, slood ibe deterred by the prejadice thus cruelly excited: fendant Mr. Blake. He was the plaintiff's I appeal from the gossiping credulity of dearesi, fondest friend, to every pleasure scandal to the grave decisions of fathers and called, in every case consultre, his day's of husbands; and I implore of you, as you companion and his evening's guest, his cons value the blessings of your home, not to stant, trusted, bosou confidant; and, under countenance the calumny which solicits a guise of all, oh, human nature ! he was his precedent to excuse their spoliation. Al fellest, deadliest, final enemy! Here, og the close of the year 1809, the drath of my the authority of this brief, do Larraign clieot's father gave himn the inheritance of him, of having wound himself into my an ample fortune. Of all the joys this client's intimacy; of having encouraged prosperity created, there was none but that intimacy into friendship; of having yielded to the extacy of sharing it with her counterfeited a sympathy in his joys and be loved, the daughter of liis father's an. in his sorrows; and, when he seemed top cient friend, the respectable proprietor of pure even for scepticism to doubt him, of Oran Castle. She was then in the very baving, under the very sanctity of his roof, spring of life, and oever did the sun of perpetrated an adultery the most unpreçe. heaveo unfold a lovelier blossom, ller look denied and pertidious! If this be true, was beauty, and her breath was fragrance ; can the world's wealth defray the penalty the eye trt saw her canght a Jostre froin of such turpitude ? Mr. Browne, Gentle the vision ; and all the virturs seemed to men, was a man of fortune, he had no pro, linger round her, like so many spotless fession, was ignorant of every agricultural spiriis enamoured of her loveliness,
pursuit, and, unfortunately adopting the
advice of his fallier-in-law, he cultivated " Yes, she was good as she was fair
the amusements of the Curragh; I say, unNone, aone on earth above ber :
fortunately for bis oun affairs, and by no As pole in thought as aogels are
means in reference to the pursuit itself. It To re ber, was to love her."
is not for me to libel an vecnpation whiclo
the highest and nohtest and most illustrious gratify, were hers, and thonght too vile for throughout the empire, countevance by their her enjoyment. Great as his fortune was adoption, which fashion and virtue graces by his love' outshone it, and it seems as if - its attendance, and in u hich Prers, and Regis. fortune was jealous of the preferencr. Pro. lators, and Princeo, nire not ashamed 10 ap. verhially capricious. she withdrew her pear conspicuous. But, if the inorality smile, and left loven shorn 'almost of every that countenances it be doubtful, boy what 'thing excepi his love, and the fidelity that epishrt shall we designate that which would crowned it, make it an apology for the most profigate The hour of adversity is woman's hour of offences? Loen if Mr. Browne's puits in the full blaze of foriunr's rich meridian suits were ever so erroneon, was it for his her modest hrain retirps from vulgar notice, bosom friend to take advantage of them to but when the clouds of woe collect around ruin, hin! On this subject it is suficient Us and shades and darkness dim the wapfor me 10 rpmark, that under no circuin- derer's path, that chaste and lovely light stance of prosperity or vicissitude, was their shines forth to cheer him, an emhlem and connabial happiness pver porn remotely an emanation of the heavens! It was then clouded. In fact, the Plaim ff disregarded her love, her value, and her power was vi. even the amuments that deprived him of sible. No, it is not for the cheerfulness her society for 10nk a houer for her in the wiih which she bore the change I prize her vicinity of Kildare, furnished it with all it is not that without a sigh she surrendered that luxury could require, and afforderl her all the haubles of prosperity-out that she the greatest of ull luxories, that of enjoy- pillowed her poor hunhand's heart, wel. ing and Polancing his most prodigal affec- comed adversity to make him happy, held tion. Froon the hour of their marriage, op up her little children as the wealth that no to the unfortunate discovery, they lived on adversity could take away; and when she terms of the utmost tenderness; not a word. fouid his spirit broken and his soul dejected, except one of love ; not an acı, exrept of with a more than mascoline understanding, mutual endearment, passed betwern them. rrrrieved in some degree his desperate for Now, Gentlemen, if this be proved to you, tones, and saved the little wreck that so. here I take my stand, and, I say, under no laced their retirement. - What was such a carthly circumstances can a justification of woman worth, I ask yon? - if you can the adulterer be adduced. No inatter with stoop to estimate by dross the worth of such what delinquent sophistry he may blaspheme a creature-give me even a notary's ralcu. through its palliation, God ordained, nature larion, and tell me then wbat she was worth cemented, happiness consecrated that celes. to him to whriin she had consecrated the tial union, and it is complicated treason bloom of her youth, the charin of her inno. against God and man, and society, lo intend cence, the splendour of doer henoty, the its violation. The social coinpact, through wer. Ith of renderupes, thp power of her geevery fibre, trembles at its consequences; biur, the treasure of her fidel!ıy?--hehe not only policy but law, not only law but inomer of his chilibreo: the pulse of his nature, not only nature but religion, deprpo fruit; ihto fry of his prosperity; the solare cate and denounce is : parent anit.ff.pring, of his misfortunes - what was slie worth to youth and age, the dead from their lombs, himi Fallen as the iw, you may still esti. the child from its cradle, creatures scarce male hernu may see her value rurn in her alive, and creatures still mshorn-the gr nd? ruin.' The gem is sullied-the diamond is sire shivering on the verge of drails, the shivered, hat even in iis ause you may see infant quickening in the mother's womh, the magnifirenre of its material. Afoes this, all, with one asserit, re-echo Cind, and ex- they retired to Rockville, iheir soat in the ecrale adultery! I say, then where it is County of Galway, where they resided in once proved that husband and wife live the most domestic manner, on the remnant together in a state of happiness, no contin- of their once splendid establishment. The gency on wbich the snn can shine, cau war. bullerflies that in their pnonride fluttered want any inan in attempting their srpora- 'round them: vanished at the first breath of tipa. Did thev do so ? That is imprra. their adversity, but our parly friend svih retively your first consideration, l'only mained faithful and affectionate, sad that hope that all the hearts religion has joind was the defendant. Mr. BB KP is a youog together, may have enjoyed the happiness gentleman of abort pighit and i wenty-of that they did. Their married state was oor spilindid fortune-polished in his manners continued honeymoon; and if ever cloud interesting in his appearance with many arose lo dim ir, before tove's sigh it @rd, quantin. io attach a friendand every quae and left its orb the brighter. Prosperous Thy so fascinnte a' female. Mosi williágly aud weality, fortune had no charins for Mr. do / piv the tribute which nature rain for Browne, but as it blessed the object of his him-most hinterly do lammut what he has affections. She inade suces delightfel, she bren so ungrateful to so prodigala honrfac. gave his wealıb its value. The most splen: 15PX. - The more Mr. 'Browne's misforianes did equipnges, the most costly luxories, the accumulated, the more disinteresely at fichesi reciou, all that vanity could invent tached dia Mr. Blake'appear in him. He to dazzle, all that section could derise to shared with him bi parsete assisted hica