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all of whom had been vaccinated end, he was held in a recognithe fear which this woman had zance of £100, to meet the conhad of the small pox, prior to sequence of his imprudence, at the latter event, had induced the the quarter sessions—the high information. She was applauded constable, in behalf of the parish, by the bench for what she had being bound over to prosecute, done, and the evil consequences and the acting overseer, for which might arise from defend- the appearance of Ann Stout, ant's illegal conduct, were in im- a married woman, to give evipressive terms depicted. In the dence.

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Our local Catch and Glee declined, it could only be by club met numerously, on Tues- a forfeiture of the stakes, and day. The several performances unqualified victory, as it even were worthy of the character otherwise had been well dewhich the club has acquired. served, would, doubtless, be Gibbon was there, and sung seve- claimed by them. The match ral airs with the most pleasing concluded here, but, we believe, and admired effect. Various new the stakes were not paid. members were balloted for and Young partridges are said to admitted.

be already found in abundance, A match at cricket, by the ju- and the most favourable prospect nior club of this place, against is held out to sportsmen of there Worthing, Broadwater, Somp- being a larger quantity of game ting, and Lancing, was than usual this season. menced on our ground on Thurs- Warm as the weather has been day se'nnight. The first innings for some days past, yet the hoary of each terminated with two runs appearance of frost has been in in favour of the latter. The se- nowise uncommon at day-break. cond innings of the former, nearly The wheats continue to thrive trebled in number the runs of luxuriantly; much of them, their first, and no reasonable should the weather continue fadoubt could be now entertained vourable, will be ready for reapof eventual success. The other ing in about three weeks. side again commenced their ef- It gives us much satisfaction forts, and obtained about thirty to observe, that the hop plantaruns without the loss of a wicket, tions are now considered in an but so much were their adversa- improving condition. ries in advance, that the advan- Parliament is to be prorogued tage thus gained was considered in about a fortnight. but little better than trifling. At The students of astronomy this period the day was drawing were gratified by the contemplato a close, and the junior club tion of a parhélium on Thursday were told, that as the match se'nnight. It is said to have concould not be played out that day, tinued visible for about twenty they could not claim the stakes, minutes. There was no halo, nor and that none of their opponents corona, but the rainbow tints could make it convenient to play were distinct and beautiful. Its on the morrow-the junior club tail extended about 20 degrees contended, that if the match were horizontally towards the south.

A few days since a statement upon the subject, his lordship of the plague having made its promptly ordered the most miappearance in one of the hospitals nute inquiry to be made at all of the city, was inserted in some the hospitals, and the result is, of the papers. Application hav- that it had not the slightest founing been made to the lord mayor dation in fact.

POETRY

PSALM 90.
Thou hast, O Lord ? our refuge been
In each perplexed, and trying scene.
Thou who wert everlasting, when
This earth—the resting place of men-
Was 'stablished, and with many a fountain
And pleasant vale, and lofty mountain-
And forest growing on its side-
And lake and sea diversified.
But what is time, or space to thee ?
An atom to infinity!
A thousand ages wing their way,
Like a night-watch-or yesterday ;
Ten thousand ages leave thee still
The samemunchanged-unchangeable !

Man lives awhile then perisheth :
Like leaves that autumn scattereth-
Or like a brief sleep, which the morn
Dispels-or like the grass that's shorn
'Ere it has lived one feeting day-
Man lives, and then consumes away!
Even if he number fourscore years,
How brief his tale of life appears !
How full of sorrow, and of care.-
Its first page, hope--its last, despair !

And yet how few thy power revere-
Thy mercy seek—thy justice fear!
Who can survive thy indignation ?
Who can support the consummation-
So near at hand-when time shall cease
And yax, ning earth the dead release?
Teac O Lord ! our length of days,
That we may live in wisdom's ways.
Turn to us Lord ! most gracious! turn,
That we may cease to rage and mourn.
To our benighted souls dispense
Thy spirit's healing influence,
That we may at thy courts arrive,
And in thy glorious presence live.

us,

SONG.

Oh sweet is the time,

When the matin chime
Doth wake the soul from dreaming-

When the morn-beam through

The incrystalled dew
With a glistening smile is streaming.

And the hour is sweet

When the soft rays meet
Of eve, o'er the ocean gleaming ;

But the sweetest hour,

When o'er lake and bow'r,
The midnight moon is beaming.

EPIGRAM.
Anne bids me depart, but sighs when I leave her-

She frowns, but a soft rolling tear gems her eye.
She swears that she hates me, but who would believe her,

When tear, sigh, and glance, her assertion deny.

Birth.—On Tuesday, 18th inst. the lady of Mr. W. Penfold, of a daughter.—At Brighton, on Sunday, the 23d, the Lady of Dr. Blair, of a son.

MARRIED.—At Peasmarsh, on the 11th ult., Mr. George Avery, of Rye, to Miss Weeks, of Tillingham.--A short time since, Mr. Childs, of London, distiller, to Louisa, daughter of Mr. Hodd, of Ringmer, near Lewes.—On Thursday, the 20th inst., at All Saints, Lewes, Mr. J. W. Woolgar, Solicitor, to Miss Jenner.-Last week, the Rev. Harry Ayling, of Medhurst, to Miss Hobby.

Died.—On Monday morning, the 17th inst., at his house in Manchester-square, the most noble the marquis of Hertford, aged 79.On Tuesday, the 11th inst., at Wellingdon, in this county, Mr. A. Kennett, formerly of Winchelsea, in the 74th year of his age.-On the 15th inst., at his residence near Croydon, J. Brickwood, esq. in the 79th year of his age.-On Saturday, the 15th inst. the right hon. Horatio Walpole, earl of Oxford.-In this town, on Friday se'nnight, of the hooping-cough, the infant son of the Rev. Robert Stodhart, of Islington, Minister of Pell-street chapel, London.On Friday, the 21st, Neomi, daughter of Mr. guldring, of Eaststreet, Chichester.-On Wednesday, the 26th, Mr. A. Ayer, landlord of the Swan Inn, Bosham Pond. He met his death from a wound in the leg, given him by a game cock with its spur some few months ago, and which ultimately mortified.-On the 25th ult. Adelaide Maynard Kerrison, youngest daughter of major gen. sir E. and lady Kerrison, in the fifth year of her age.On Thursday last, Mrs. John Turner, of Arundel.

THE BRIGHTON GLEANER.

“ Honour and worth from no conditions rise ;

Act well your part, there all the honour lies.”

No. 7.

MONDAY, JULY 15, 1822.

Vol. I.

DISPENSED

EPITOME OF BRIGHTON—-continued from page 203.
ROYAL
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commodation; and, from that WITH, AND WHY.—These melan- period, the ascendancy of this choly occurrences, which we place over every other marine witnessed, are supposed to be resort in the kingdom, may be the reason why salutes from the regarded as having been estafort have since been dispensed blished. with when any of the royal The erection of this regal edifamily enter the town; though, fice was commenced in 1794, by from the number and efficient adding a circular building, with hands now employed about and a lofty dome raised on pillars, to having the care of the cannon, to the house first hired, and afterwhat were to be found there wards purchased of Mr. Kemp, formerly, any recurrence of such to the north, together with anodisasters are scarcely to be ap- ther building, precisely corresprehended.

ponding with the former, the The welcome visit of the heir- dome dividing, or of both being apparent to the town, happily the centre. This remained until for its population, turned out as 1812, when additional wings to satisfactory to his royal highness, the north and south were added ; as promising of benefits to them and, in 1814, Grove-House befor the salubrity of the air was came the property, by purchase, admitted by him, and the situa- of the prince regent, and was intion of the town and neighbour- corporated with the palace. hood approved.

The grand entrance to this The visit, therefore, was but magnificent seat of royalty, as it the precursor of numerous others; now appears, is westward, where, and his royal highness, for some passing through the vestibule and time, occupied, during a certain hall, you enter one of the most proportion of the summer and superb apartments that art and autumn, a house which belonged fancy can produce, and which, to the lord of the manor, and for richness in effect, and dazwhere the royal palace now zling brilliance of decoration and stands.

design, is not to be equalled, The Pavilion. — His royal perhaps, in Europe, if the world. highness's increasing attachment It is called a Chinese Gallery, and to the town, at length, caused its dimensions are, in length, the Pavilion to be erected for his one hundred and sixty-two feet. more suitable and convenient ac- by seventeen feet in breadth,

This gallery is divided into five throughout, with niches, figures, compartments, the centre of &c. and light blue emblazonwhich is illuminated by a sky- ments, in the Chinese fancy, such light of stained glass, twenty- as pagodas, trees, rocks, &c. At two feet by eleven, representing each angle of this superb place, the god of thunder, as taken is affixed a Chinese standard with from the Heathen mythology of trophies and banners; round the Chinese, flying; and sur- which are twisted dragons as rounded by his drums. From issuing from the tops &c. exhibitone hand a chain and Chinese ing lanthorns with mythological lanthorn depend, while the other devices, birds, flowers, insects, appears armed for a more awful &c. in the most striking and efpurpose, with an instrument for fective way. Between each stansound. At each extremity of this dard and the walls, there is a light are the imperial royal five- space of about twelve inches, in clawed dragons, with decorations which is introduced a trellis to correspond. The depending work of bamboo that crosses the lanthorn has devices on its con- lower ceiling, diversified with nected surfaces, from the Chinese bells. The niches containing the mythology, in the most brilliant cabinets and Chinese figures, are hues of stained glass, and other of yellow marble ; and the ceileffective ornaments. The ceiling ing of these compartments are or cove of this compartment, is light yellow, involving numerous coloured peach-blossom, and en- devices skilfully designed and riched with various ornamental exe

kecuted, and delightfully hardevices ; and as it is several feet monizing with the whole. The higher than that of the compart- extreme compartments to the ments to the right and left, in north and south, are occupied by the rising space, are introduced two perforated iron and brass two transparencies in stained staircases, the steps of which are glass, with bamboo borders. of ground iron, inlaid with carThere is also a superb Chinese pet, with fronts of open brass. canopy fixed round, which is The lateral ornaments of the level with the lower ceiling, steps are brass serpents; and the tastefully ornamented with tas- balusters are an imitation of bamsels, bells, &c. Beneath this boo, in ironwork, painted. These canopy are two niches, contain- staircases are illumined by horiing cabinets, with Chinese figures zontal skylights of stained glass, in erect positions support- similar to that of the centre coming corresponding embellish- partment, and of the ments. Opposite the door from height, and which, from the the grand entrance hall, an ele- ceilings, exhibit, the one at the gant bamboo chimney-piece pre- south end, the imperial fivesents itself, with a glass of supe- clawed dragon, surrounded by rior magnitude, reflecting the four bats, and that to the north, multiplied beauties in that direc- the fum*, or Chinese bird of roytion. The walls of this gallery alty, with corresponding addi

coloured peach-blossom, tions.-(To be continued.) * The fum is a bird said to be found in no part of the world but China. It is described as of most admirable beauty, and if at any time absent, or long un

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