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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 dioréèted towards your companion; much more execution than the size imepon noradcount forgeticonstantly which many prejudiced sportsmen to'èarty it cockód, that if any thing will ruse for partridge-shooting. If should get up unawartes you may-you find any of your dogs shy, or afways be ready to let Ag atiti

. Par- afraid of the gun at all, the best tidularly obstarve this last piece of lahing is to give them a downright advicel when getting fover à fence, good fogging, and if this does not because the rustingarou then make improve them, as they are running tay very probably stira hate, and from you give them a few shot from then you will beaprepareditotshoot your gun in fanki the trifling pain hem Beigere that in the choice of they will feel will soon teach them Jyour dogs you get the feetest

you that there is nothing to be afraid of possibly cang that willtrún over the with regard to the gun.- If your ground in the smallest possibte dogs run sheep, never be foolishly times and always take two or three persuaded to beat them for it, or tie Stall spániels tout with your point them to an old ram, as some recom-offs, which will give tongue as soon mend; but be sure to feed them as anything ais started; and thus plentifully on nothing but mutton, you will have immediate notice of and let them - now and then kill a · it, though yourleyes may be turned few sheep themselves, they will

another way. Whenever y any of soon have a surfeit of it, for those your pointers' stands, run straight things are seldom much sought afup to him immediately; as hard as ter which are easily 'obtained.-I you are able ; and when you get could say a great dead more on this close up, liit 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 e the moment scribing myelf, your most obedient, they are in sight, you must let off and constant readery RYNICOLA. 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 kave plagued Alexander ise shigh luck as to bring a partridge Here rests onc, 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. more eager afterwards.--It is not a Still, as a hero, be it known, bad plan to have a couple of bull The fica's preferr'd beneath tbis stone; dogs trained op, to accompany you And bid defance to the law."

Whio from that tyrant blood could draw, : on your excursions, in order that if “bull should attack 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 family this state shoot him, that he may estate and title, 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 cir. game, you will combine two advantages together. The smaller your A Pun 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 expressit 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

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bitant rent he asked forit. A trades- sentery; but even 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 meaning perceive Dr. Howard 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 survive me :--Let Gamer forming, was lately arrested by two stets consider that death is hazard bailiffs, who requested luma 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 frmeters conman, you wish for a caich. sider it is hard to die jesting when

death is so hard in digeling --Here From the Sporting Magazine for Fe. his breath failed him, and he ex bruary, we select the LAST WORDS of pired. Tom Ash TRE PUNSTER.

MY FRIEND_It is time for a man Lines written on the blank leaf of Melto look grave, when he has one foot

moth * On the Sublime and Beautiful" there ; every bit of coughing has put

&c. presented to Miss Eliza Borc. me in mind of my coffin, though dia

To fair Eliza's brand consign'd; solute men the seldomegt 'think of

Melmoth, how light your duty ?,

You've but subLIMITY to find; dixrolustion. This is a great altera- Pue pointed out the HEAUTY. tion ! I, that supported myself with good wine, must now be supported LITERARY Morice. by a small bier. Afortune-teller once looked on my hand, and said

Messrs. John West and OLIVER " This man is to be a great traveller; nounce, have commenced the publica

C. GREENLEAF, we are happy to an. he will be at the Diet of Worms, tion of 'BURKE's works. 'In these is and from thence go to Rot-is-bone." collected "what was meant for man

- Now, seeing I understood this tind, "of the labors of one” born for the double meaningI desire to be pri- cituse. But his style is rather the

universe." As a writer, he is indeed vately buried, for I think a public food of thought, than worile, His ideas funeral looks like Bary fair, and the are rich and justify such bold exuberritte 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

cision almost as numerous, as those of number, neither few-nor-all. A

lappy diffuseness. He is ever varying, dying man should not think of ob

yet the same.

In his " Sublime and sequies, but of at ec quice. Little Beautiful,” he has all the perspicuous did I apprehend you would 80 soon frigid simplicity of the didactic, and in see Tom Stown under a Tombstone. his parliamentary speeches all the lake T.P. are no letters in death's alpha-uriant,glowing grandeur of popular her bet ; he has not half-a-bit of either. advantage. Tie reader forgets that Every thing should put us in mind be 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 Apbrook, and Johnson. An Amer. to die eatingThere is something plated with proud pleasure. The ese

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

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FOR THE EMERALD..

With pity--with benevolence
THE CHOICE.

With sprightly wit and solid sense,
. RHAPSODY.

Let judgment all her actions' sway,

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

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 virtute of the mind : 1: For that which in life's common weal

Each moral sentiment refind; :3 Delightful makes our living blest Each -action done with lovelyse age 1 Is a sufficiency genteel

Each grace that never fails to please Sir, I suppose you know the rest.*

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

Blest with so.good, so kind a wife -No questions ask your voice so How smoot' 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 pride, Jle would not have a wife he vows The wild Pegassus they bestride, A misiress' better than a spouse.

And drive him at a monstrous course But I- 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, um

How tlest inust be a father's share Which, while they cordially retain, Who views with a paternal care All human wnes assail in vain. 3300 His smiling offspring, and is able, Internal ills are sooth'd to rest, (Like clire plants around his table) And bappy, srow the once distrest. To see the young ideas shootlar Few in their virtues should be stricter+While education ripes the fruit: 1 But stop awhile--I'll draw her picture. What knowledge all the infan: tribe

Dneyin. w lipseigentle mind, replete, Would from their another's breast im. With vitue, sense and candor meetilishi bibe?. TT 103 Eram praytling nonsense may she be, c' Her care would teach the youthful train As from clull silence ever free,, To catch the bliss and miss the pain ;+ If wisdom is her happy share, Dil business call alıroad to roan It will decrease the mutpal caree Who would not long to be at hotge As bees fiom flowers of overy hue ,

With such a'rife roʻwould not prove Collect and mix the sweeton'd dew : The blessirgs of connubial losites So will the far from nature's lawy. -Withosuén n wife was Orpheuble 4,5 Her sound, prelential maxims draw, A perfect one; vide merecono doubt, Thy changes, Fortunes and ways find For he the king of héld addresta I Lib ller of content and equid mind is ei Eurydioe, o find thecoup! sdt 998 If in a high or proep?rous state, si Bet who to Nute e'en applieds. L.T She's neer with querjoy elate 1...99: 1

emancipate a

a foglish bride And when misfortunes intervene in obfui many coming

, now link d. by fate It never damps the mind serene :

Wishes the Devil had his mate Noscandal wounds her neighbors?fame. Ah! what calamitous miscari lagreb to No envy seeks their fauks to blame, zi Happens

of late in mbdern marriage! But when detractive spight is fung. A

What miseries betide the life gi isd bet silence rest upon her tongue e ai

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Each 1. For that sukatk makes our lives delightful

the thread of life with force, ,

ATSEach pulls the threats a different course, Is a genteel stifficiency and love. - Pom-Till separated by divorce?

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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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