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and persuaded, be found, upon pe in which you are to walls: if this rusal, by every veteran sportsman, be deep and dirty, I should recomthat these rules are not merely theo-meod strongly Spanish leather retical; but deduced from actual ex-shoes, as thin as possible, and silk perience of their good effects. stockings, in order that, your steps

Early rising has been often times bcing hight, you may not sink too particularly recommended to the deep into the mire. Nankia sportsman, as being not only agree-breeches are indispensable, particuable in the highest degree, but even larly for cock-shooting in a thick absolutely necessary for good sport. cover; they are so thin and light, Somerville, in other respects gen- that they are no restraint upon the erally jadicious, seems to have fallen limbs ; and if the day be raw and into this vulgar prejudice, when he cold, by letting them ait close to makes, in the beginning of the se- your skin no air will be able to get cond book of the Chase, that rap-between, and consequently you will turous address to Morn:

be exceedingly warm and comfort Hail gentle dawn! mild blushing commend strong fustian or water

able. Many people foolishly regoddess hail ! Rejoic'd I see thy purple manitle spread proof cloth jackets for shooting : O'er kalf the skies ; gems pave thy ra- but this is a most useless and unnediant way,

cessary incumbrance. I should reAnd orient pearls from ev'ry shrub de commend a broad-cloth as fine as pend."

can be got; the color should proTo attempt to prove the fallacy perly be yellow, because the leaves of this notion would be superfluous are then changing to this hue ; and trouble, as no one can be so dull as it is always a great advantage to be not to admit, that the more ease as little seen as possible. I£ the and refreshment a man obtains be- day is early in September, and very fore be enters upon a state of la-hot, put a great coat on by all bour, the better will he be able to means, lest, if you get warm by bear it when necessary. When at exercise, and then have occasion to last you have arisen from your per- stand still to load your piece, you suasive couch, be above all things catch cold, by cooling too suddenly. particularly careful that you do not When you get into the fields at burden your omach with devour-last, after having taken eyery preing too large or substantial a break- caution that you may not be in fast: let'no man persuade you in- want of ammunition during the considerately to take eggs, cold day, by carrying out with you ten meat, tea, coffee, or other of these or twelve pounds of shot, and three kind of things: a small bason of or four of powder, I should advise water gruel, with a thin toast, will you to be especially careful, that be found by experience to be the your fint is not one of those that will best possible thing you can take, give fire every time it is struck ; but particularly if it is likely to be because if you should by any acciai many tours before you touch meat tent, catch the trigger of your gun again. This sits - light upon the in a hedge or thicket, the piece will stomach, and will not in the least not be so liable to go off, and do any impede the activity of your mo- mischif, if the flint is extremely sons. With regard to the dress I bad. If you are walking in comshould advise you to shoot in, much pany, be sure to carry your piece depends upon the kind of country! so, that thé muzzle :be always digreeted töwen-ds your companion mạch moré exécution than the size mdon wo adcount forgeticonstantly which many prejudiced sportsmen to carty it cocked, that if anything will use for partridge-shooting-If should get up unawaries you may you find any of yoercogs shy, or always be ready to ter flg atit. Par afraid of the gun at all, the best tidularly obterve this last piecei otahing is to give them a downright advice when getting over à fence, good fogging, and if this does not because thérastingšou then make improve

them, as they are running may very probably stina hatez and from you give thein a few shot from othen you will be preparedito"shoot your gun in flank, the trifling pain "Her Belsére than in the choice of they will feel will soon teach them byour dogsl you get the feetest you that there is nothing to be afraid of

possibly cang that willrúm der the with regard to the gun. If your ground in the smallest possible dogs run sheep, merer be foolishly time; and always také two or three persuaded to beat them for it, or tie $mall spanielswout with your point-them to an old ram, as some recomers, whichodil givestonguelas.soon mend; but be sure to feed thein as any chingi zis started; and thus plentifully on nothing but mutton, you will have immediate notice of and let them - now and then kill a it, though your eyes may be turned few sheep themselves, they will another way. Whenever any of soon have a surfeit of its for those your pointerg' stands, run straight things are seldom much sought afup to him iwmediately, as hard as ter which are easily 'obtained. I you are able ; and when you get could saya great deal more on this close up, hit him a smart blow) with interesting subject, but am obliged the but end of your gun, to make for the present to conclude by subhim put the birds up : the moment scribing myelf, you most obedient, they are in sight, you must let off and constant reader, - 7 AYRICOLA. your piece: Never mark out any i particular bird, but shoot smack at EPITAPH UPON A FLEA. the covey-Should you be in such supposed to have plagued Alexander the Shigh liek as to bring a partridge Here rests one, who by many a leap,

Great. down, let your dog run' up to it, and Could well contrive his blood to keep; hite it as much as he pleases: this While Alexander has been sung, • will encourage him, and make him For blood which he for others wrung. imore eager afterwards. It is not a Still, as a hero, be it kuown, bad plan to have a couple of bull The flea's preferr'd beneath this stone; dogs trained up, to accompany you And bid-defiance to the law. ·

Who from that tyrant blood could draw, on your excursions, in order that if "a buli should áttack you, these ani- When the present Lord Holland 'mals may be ready to pin him for was born, Mr. Fox who had before you immediately. When he is in been presumptive heir to the famiiya this state shoot him, that he may estate and ticle, was said by a witty not offend in future. If you can lady, to resemble a fine complexion train up the bull dogs to find your which is injured by the sun and air. game, you will combine two advantages together. The smalter your A Pun..A person in the city of *shot the greater is the range, and of Chester, who is noted for a high setcourse the chances are multiplied ter of shops, as they expressil in the in your favor ; therefore, by this north, had one standing empty a ruke, small sparrow. skot will do long time, on account of the exor

Aitant rent he asked forit. A trades- sentery; but oven in the drugs deman lately wrote upon the shutters signed to preserve life, as di-acor* Gibraltar," where it remained two dium, di-apente, di-ascordium. I or three days before the meanin's perceive Dr. Houards and I feel was found out, which is it never how hard-thinks I shall decease will be taken.

before the day cease; but before I

die, I desire to give some advice to A musical gentleman, while per- those that surtive me:-Let Game, forming, was lately arrested by two eteta consider that death is hazard bailiffs, who requested him to join and passage upon the turn of a dye. them in a trio; I should rather im- Let lawyers consider it is a very agine, said the unfortunate gentle hard case. And let funster's conman, you wish for a caich. sider it is hard to die jesting when

death is so hard in ligetting-Here From the Sporting Magazine fer Fe. his breath failed him, and he exbruary, we select the LAST WORDS of pired. Tam 4gb THẺ PussTER.

MY FRIEND_It is time for a man Lines written on the blank leaf of Mel: to look grade, when he has one foot

moth “On the Sublime and Beautiful there; every fit of cougháng has put

&c. prescated to Miss Eliza Borr. me in mind of my coffin, though dis

Po fair Elita's band consignd; solute men the seldomest 'think of

Melmoth, how light your duty ?,

You've but suBLIXITY to find; di solurion. This is a great altera- P've pointed out the DEAUTY. tion! I, that supported myself with good wine, must now be supported LITERARY NOTICE. by a small bier. A fortune-teller once looked on my hand, and said

Messrs. JOHN West and OLIVER

C. GREENLEAF, we are happy to an. * This man is to be a great traveller; he will be at the Diet of Worms, tion of 'BURKE's works. In these is

nounce, have commenced the publiçaand from thence go to Rol-is-bone." collected "what was meant for man

- Now, seeing I understood this tind, " of the labors of one" born for the double meaning ; I desire to be pri- universe." As a writer, he is indeed vately buried, for I think a public food of thought, than worils, His ideas

diffuse. But his style is rather the funeral looks like Bary fair, and the are rich and justify such bold exuberriter of the dead too often prove ancc of amplification. But he could wrongs to the living; methinks the condense as well as spread; and his the word itself best expresses the works afford instances of striking pre number, neither few.nor all. A

cision almost as numerous, as those of

lappy diffuseness. He is ever varying, dying man should not think of ob- yet the same. In his * Sublime and sequies, but of at ise quice. Little Beautiful," he has all the perspicuous did I apprehend you would so soon frigid simplicity of the didactic, and See Tom Stown under a Tombstone. bis parliamentary speeches all the lax T.P. are no letters in death's alpha- uriant, glowing grandeur of popular har bet; he has not halfan-bit of either. rangue. This gives his works signal

The reader forgets that Every thing should put us in mind he peruses the productions of one man, of death; Physicians assure us, that and is deluded into the belief, that he our very food breeds it in us; so is gazing at the beauties of BURKE, that in our dieting, we may be said Addisox, and JOHNSON. An Amer! to die eating.There is something plated with proud pleasure. The exe

can edition of these works is contemominous not only in the name of cution from the speeimen afforded will diseases, as di-arhes, di-abetis, dy-I meet universal satisfaction

13 ORIGINAL POETRY.'n

FOR THE EMIRAID). .

With pity--with benevolence-
THE CHOICE.

With sprightly wit and solid sense,
*. A RHAPSODY.

Let judgment all her actions sway,

Mild, cheerful, unreserv'd and gay: CONSYDED.

To her I'd all my thoughts unbend, Your habitation thus you've shown,

For in her dwells the faithful friend. Pray would you love to live alone? Each'shining virtue of the thind: 1: For that wlrich in life's common wea! Each moral sentiment refinid; 31 * Delightful makes our living blestEach-action done with lovelysenge Is a sufficiency genteel

Each grace that never fails to please, Sir, I suppose you knowthe rest.

Each tender tie that can endear, How now! múse, art thou out of time, In her soft manners will appear. Why all this hobbling in the i'hyme ?.

Blest with so.good, so kind a wife -No questions ask your voice' so

How smoots would pass the days of life ? hoarse

Methinks 'twould add to human joys Ruins the thread-of my discourse. To have some prattling girls and boys! Tho'if for once we think alike

How happy are their harmless courses *Tis love at which you seem to strike. Bestriding canes and hobby horses Dan Pomfret rey'rend bard, declares As some young wits, that I could name, He'd not be plagued with household Scribbling for literary fame, ( cares,

Think in their vanity and price, He would not have a nifer-he rows The wild Pegassns they bestride, A misiress' better than a spouse.

And drive him at a monstrous courseBut 1-0 Fortune! choose a wife.

While only 'tis their hobby horse. The sweet PALLADIUM of life,

Woe to the youth, who does maintain, By gracions, all-providing Heaven

Such hobby horses of the brain! To iniserable man was given, **

How blest inust be a father's share Which, while they cordially retain, Who views with a paternal care All human wnes assail in vain,

His smiling offspring, and is able, Internal ills are sooth'd to rest, (Like olive plants aroudd his table) And bappy grow the once distrest.j. To see the young ideas shoot;: Few in their virtues should be stricter + While education ripes the fruit? hit stop a while I'll diau her picture. What knowleilge all the infant tribe

Dne, in, uloseigentle wind, replete Would from their another's breast im. With vituc, sense and candor meet: bibe?. 1. to eiti : Erom braytling nonsense may she be, 'Her care would teach the youtliful train As from cul silence ever free,,, To catch the bliss and miss the pain; If wisdom is her happy share,

Did long to be at home?

alıroad to roain It will decrease the mutual care, in As bees from flowers of overy hue'.

With sucli a trife who would not prove Collect and mix the sweeton'd dew : The blessings of connubial lote So will the fair from cature's lawy: With such a life was Orthicus ble 4,5 Her şounda procential

maxims draw, A perfect oneguide des no doubt Thy changes, Fortunes always finder Fær he the king of hélk addreste 1 1:5 ller of content and egual mind is je Eurydice, to find the suit! CT 9 She's nees with werjoy elate die 2 emancipate a foolish bride is face ll, in a high or prosp?rous state, si ni Bat who to Niuto e'en applied,s . IT And when misfortunes intervene brul many a nani, It never damps the mind serene :

Wishes the Devil had his matę! Noscandal wounds her neighbors?fame, Ad! what calamitous ris caritare No envy seeks their fauks to blame. ai Happens of fate in modern marriage But when detractive spight is Aung: A What miseries, betide the life! Jset silence restupon her tongues :) of him who medalles with me with parce, 1.) frore, o For that which makes our lives delightful Each pulls the thread of life

Each pulls the threat a different course : Io a genteel shficiency and love. Pomy: Till separated by divorce

Who

O! from my fair, let partial fate,

For the Emerald. Vindictive thoughts eradicate!

TIE EVENING TWILIGHT. Ladies, should you my mate dislike--. Should not her moral virtues strike- WHEN the horizon dark appears,'

she from common rules depart, - And adverse clouds around me lower, Slame then the bard+with all my heart. To soothe my sad desponding heart, -If ye find graces threc or four I bid thee welcome, placid hour. Then compliment Sir Thomas Moore. When bright the future prospect smiles, :P » POLLIO.

And strews the path with many 91:2

flower ; ; FOR THE EMERALO. ).)

To check the rapt'rous tide of bliss,

I bid thee welcome, placid hour.o. 44 Varui lusimus.

When kindred souls together meet, Ås Time was travlling on the other day, fa- And Friendship's soft, enliv'ning" Making his wonted calls apon the way, mi power, Quick ning his pace, the twn’d him to Shares the gay smile, or-dries the tear”; - the wood. 1. **?

O then most welcome, placid hours, Where Prosper's lofty dwelling stood. And stil, 'should sorrow mark my way, Prosper was drinking at his door, Or pleasure deck my humble bower, When hoary time came clattåring attrill quit with joy, the glare of clay, the grate,

sore To hail thee welcome, placid hour. He dropp'd the glass and trembled

TITE VILLAGE LASS. For Time it seems full oft before

Had knock'd at Prosper's gate. And tho’ he'd knock'd, and cald, and Some time since we gave Pollio's knock'd again,

MORNING. We hope our readers will Yet still he'd knock'd & calPd in vain. find no “falling off" in the But now once more old Time the grat

EVENING. ing shook ; And now awhile in silence did he wait; Now the setting sun behold!. At length in anger from his side he took Sweet appears the motlied west, ; A powrful key, the key of Fate

Now the clouds are ting'd with gold,

Nature's tawdry dappled vest ! Then to remove the bolts, apply'd

Blithsome on each verdant spray, With more than mortal strength the key of Fate,

Bird, that warble thro' the dell, He turn'd the key, the bolts few wide, Answ'ring to each other's lay, And furious Time with hasty stride

Bid the joyful day farewell. • Enter'd at Prosper's gate.

Now he sits behind the hill, s And to the wretch, al trembling as he

Every bird has left the vale, lay,

Save the plaintive whippoorwill, Frowning, he thus began to say: Who repeats her mournful tale. "Vile, thoughtless, miscreant, behold Now the soaring nighthawk flies,

Scorns by man to be outdone ; The friend you sought and found in He, like Charles,* ascends the skies,

Twice to see the setting sun. poverty, You ask'd for wealth, I gave, and when O'er the far extending plain, possess'd,

íme. Rustic swains begin their dance You turn’d your thoughts no more on Empress of the sky to reign,

See the smiling moon advance! “Igrier'd me sore full many á day This ändeserv'd and cold neglect to see.

Now the glow worm's lucid blaze, Too oft I've stopt upon my way,

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O'er the distant hill we view; Fate will admit no more delay,

Striving to expand their rays,

Emulous to make a shew. Rise, wretch, and follow me. He rose, and went, and with an aching M. Charles in the air-balloon, saw mind,

the sun set twice in the same day, ( which Cast a long, lingøring look behind.

though.ro man ever beheld before) any PHAON. night hawk may see when he chooses.

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