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thing that related to them. All this on coming to themselves, are utterly he affected in that spirit of judicious ignorant of all that has palied." enquiry for which he is so remarkable. The following account of the Vo

In the year 1766, he published the tiaks will then ihat the Irish are not first volume of the work above alluded fingular in thote matrimonial manæu. to, under the title of Samlungen bif vres with which the Dublin Journal Torifiber nacbrio bien ueber die More often entertains us. gelifiben volkerschajten.

This vo

Among the Tscheremisses, and inlume contains researches into the hif. deed amongst all the people who thus tory, the physical and civil state, of buy their wives, it often happens that this primitive nation of Alia.

a lover who is poor, or has been re“'The second volume, not yet pub fused for any other cause, carries off lished, but which will soon appear, is his mistress by force; but the Votiaks to contain an investigation and expla put this expedient into practice mott nation of the religion of Tibet, to frequently of any of them. The manwhich the Mongolian nations now ad. ner in which this gallant expedition is here ; a work that will enrich the stock conducted is as follows: The young of human knowledge with discoveries, hero comes by night, accompanied with the greatest part entirely new, and feveral other determined champions, which no períon in Europe, except Mr. to surprise the giri in bed, whom they Pallas, is able to conmunicate." put upon a horle, and then all ride oit

The first volume contains an account as fast as they can gallop. If it hapof Finnish nations ; the second that of pens that the rape is immediately oila Tartar nations : their barbarous names covered, and the ravisher taken, he we will not transcribe, pronounce them may expect to lose his sweetheart, and we cannot. Among the former are to receive a hearty drubbing to boot. the Laplanders, of whom the following It is not uncommon for a young Vois the description :

tiak to carry off from the fields a “ The Laplanders are of a mildling young woman whom he never knew ftature. They have generally a flatuith before." face, fallen checks, dark grey eyes,

Each of these volumes is ornainented thin beard, brown hair, are well built, wit two picturesque views. One of Arait, and ot a yellowish complexion, there, which we have been perniitted to occafioned by the weather, the (moke copy, will receive illustrations from the of their habitations, and their habitual following extract : filthiness. Their manner of life ren. " The huts of the Nogayans of ders them hardy, agile, and fupple; Koundourof are of a very linguiar but, at the fame time, much inclued constraction, hardly two fathoms in to laziness. They have plain com diameter, and so interwoven with buses mon sense, are peaceable, obedient to as not to be taken to pieces. Their their fuperiors, not given to thefi, not roof is a sort of flatted vault, made of fickle, chearful in company; but mis. bent sticks united at top to form a cirfruftful, cleats in commerce, proud of cle, whole opening lets out the smoke Their country and conatution, and and adniits the light: by way of ornabave so high a notion of it and of ment they hang out of this hole a rag themselves, that, when removed fiom of different colous as a miserable subthe place of their nativity, they ufuaily ftitute for a flag. To transport this die of the nostalgia, or longing to re hut they place it on a two-wheel cait, turn. Their women are thort, com in such a manner that the wheels are plaisant, chafte, often well made, and hid within the hut. In the summer extremely nervous; which is also ob season, when the habitation is to conservable among the men, although tinue but a short time in one place, it more rarely. It frequently happens remains on its cart, and the family eat that a Lapland woman will faint away, and sleep on the ground under it. The or eren fall into a fit of frenzy, on a rich have commonly two or inore huis spark of fire flying towards her, an and carts, to which they sometimes unexpected noile, or the fudde, right add little closets for sleeping in; infoof an uncommun obie&, though in its much that when there Tartars are on own nature not in the least alaning; the march they give the appearance of a in Mhort, at the most willing things muring village or a camp. The houseimaginable. During these paroxyfins hold furniture of these wanjering naof terror, they deal about blows wiin tions is generally very mean; but that the first thing that presents itfiif; and, of the Nogayans is miserable even for


a wandering people. Pots, vessels of of advice : to what purpose is it, that wood or ikin, bottles made of hollow men Ipeak sentiments in this houle gourds, a cart with two wheels, mats, equal to any of the ableft orators, if felt tapestry, and a hatcher, compose that voice is to be conveyed contaminearly the whole catalogue.”

nated, mifrepresented, and abused? Two more volumes of this work, If it be in the power of any man to which is equally entertaining and au convey those sentiments, he will dethentic, are intended for publication. serve ten-fold penalty, if the senti

ments hall come distorted, or misre11. Authentic M:7.45 of the Derute ir tie presented either to the public of this irith Holli of Commons, on toe 2015

country, or any other. It is of great Day of December, 1770, on receiting.

value that your fentiments should be yhe Resolations of the British Hoult of FAITHFULLY represented, because Commons for granting to Ireland a Frie they have been honourably expressed. IF Trade. To which ari" added, the Speeches THE DEBATE OF THIS DAY SHOULD of some noble Lords, Spoken on sve same Ocasion, the Day following. 8vo. is. 6d. SEEN MANY, IT CANNOT BE DONE Dilly.

BUT BY THE EMISSARY HIRELING AS the affairs of Ireland have now OF THE COMMON ENEMY, HIRED TO engaged, and will for some tine en MISREPRESENT OUR SENTIMENTS gage, the public attention; the au IN THIS COUNTRY. I love the press, thentic documents here laid helore the I always stood up for it. I hope it publick, are seasonable testimonies of will be understood that the misreprethat nation upon those important af. sentation of this debate fall call for fairs. The cordiality and gratitude parliamentary censure, if ever it shall observable in the Senate of Ireland be called for." cannot but be a pleasing return to the promoters of these talutary and conci 12. A Selefi Colletion of Poems, with liatory measures.

Affectionate reve Notes Biographical and Historical. 4 rence to Majesty, and suitable ac. Vols mall 8vo. 105, 6d. Nichols. knowledgements to the Miniitry, par.

THIS selection seems a very suita. ticularly to Lord North and the


ble appendage to Dodfley's, Pearch's, fent Viceroy, are the characteristics of and Johnson's English Poets :--but almost every speech. And the fidelity let Mr. Nichols speak for himself. with which the account or the whole “ On Dryden's foundation the predebate is here delineated will obviate, sent superitructure is begun. In its no doubt, the censure which the at progress almost every undertaking of a torney general (the Right Hon. Jobu fimilar nature has been consulted, and Scott) has fulminated against those material parts incorporated. The colwho thould inisrepresent it. The con

lections formed by Fenton and Steele clusion of his Ipeech mall be tiap have been epitomised ; whilft Pope's, fcribeci:

Pemberton's, Lintot's, and C.Tooke's, " I have been fortunate enough to have occasionally contributed to emforesee (for I am no prophet) that

bellishment.... Great Britain wouki, and must do,

* The reader will find in these vo. because it ought, what it has been do. jumes some of the earliest productions ong. I have said, and la:n sure it will of Dryden; some originals by Sir Wilnot be an unpleafant circumstance to liam Temple ; an ode by Swift [To the recollection of a lincere friend of King William on his Successes in Ire. inine; I have long since said, when land], which had long been considered the Volunteers were in their infancy,

as irrecoverable; a considerable numthey would be one sime or other the ber of good poems by Steele, Parnell, Salvation of this country. I know not Fenton, Broome, and Yalden, with a whether what proceeded from me had few pieces by Halifax, Dorset, Rothe effc&t I willed it to bave. I have cheiter, Sprat, Prior t, Pope, BolingJived to fee this great truth establimed, that Great Britain haz donc every

Not a single poem in either of those

collections is intended to be inserted. thing we thought it ought to do; that the Volunteers, as far as they have

f"The following anecdotes of this excel

lent poet being curious, I print them in the gone, have been the falvation of this

words of the friend from whom they are country. Let me descend from the

received :" At Lord Oxford's feat at Wimdegree of grandeur this debite has

ple (now Lord Hardwicke's) there hung been carried on with to offer a piece å five picture of Harley in his Speaker's


broke, Philips, King, Smith, Wairs, of King Charles II, 1662," where the Pitt, Hughes, A. Philips, and Tick author itybes bifelf “ B. A. Follow ell, which are not to be found in any of Trinity college;" Nr. Nichols veedition of their works.

ry pertinently observes, “If theie po. " " The athitance of some intelligent ems had come to light before the pub. friends has enabled me to add a bio. lication of Dr. johnson's excellent graphical account of almost every Life of Dryden, that judicious Biowriter here feledted; and their perfua grapher would certainly have made lions have induced me to lay before Tome alteration in the following parathe public four Volumes as part of the graph: -" At the university he does plan I have undertaken. Two others not appear to have been eager of pirtin are in the press."...

cal ditution, or to have lavished his A short index to the notes is annex tariy, wit either on fictitious juisje is or ed, and a coniplete poetical index is public occafions. He probably conipromised. Thele nöti's, we must add, dered, thai hie, who purpoled to be an have great intrinsic merit, heing a re author, ought fit to be a student, pository of biographical and historical He obtained, whiatever was the reason, knowledge, and, in thurt, replete with 919 jellow;bip in the college. Why he much incidental information, that, to was excluded, cannot now he'known, us at leatt, is equally new and curious. and it is vain to gues: bad he thought of thefe the pote on Prior in the pre bimself injured, 'ne knew how to comface may serve as a specimen. And plain. In the Life of Plutarch, he our intelligent editor having retrieved inentions his education in the college from oblivion one of Dryden's earliest with gratitude; but in a prologue at productions, (written in 1630, the Oxford, he has there lines: year he went to college,) and iwo La Oxford tohiin a deater nume shall be tin poems(trom the Cambridge verses), Thin his owa inother univerfity; the first "Ou the Deaths of the D. of Thebes did his rude uøknowing youth Gluucester and the Princess of Orange,

engage: 1661," the second “On the Marriage He chooses Athens in his ripas age.

It was not till the death of Cromwell, robes, with the roll of the bill in his

in 1638, that he became a füb'r can. hand for bringing in the prisen fanily; Jidate for fame, by publishing Heroick which, if I miitake no, was done by

Slanzus on the late Loril Propeclur'; his calling voie. To a'locion o Haley's

which, compared with the verses of being alterwurds ren to the Tower, Pries

Sprint and Waller on the same occasion, wrote with a pencii on the while scroll,

were fuilicient to raise great expectaBill paid fic ad.y - Inelare Records

rions of the riling poci.' of Cambridge [Pon} haleen fume !!S. Dialogues of the Dead vf Prior's ; they Iliving thus given us what Dryde:1 were prore, but had verre intermixed dit vrite, in another volume we are freely : and the specimen I heard proved informed of forne pieces which he did il. The dislogue was beween Sir Tho. 291 write, ils' they have hitherto beer mas More and the Vicar of Bray. You afcribed to him. But for then we muit allow that the chiracters are well must refer to the work. By the way, choren, and the Speakers maintain their

that Dryvien Mould be admitted wc respective opinions finastly : at lalt iho

Cambridge in so 50, and twelve yours Knight seems to come over to his advor

afterwards, though Fellow of the col. sary, at least so far as to allow that the

lege, be only B. A. when at leven doctrine was convenient, if not honoura.

years he might, and by the starures ble; but that he did not see how ary man could allow himrolf lo act thus':

ought to have been M. A. seems u:when the Vicar concludes ; 'Nothing ea

accountable. Ser, with proper management, &c. You

We are much pleased with this Edi. mult go the right way io work tor's ingenucus method of pointing · For conscience, like a fiery horse,

out, as he goes on, the new lights ha Will stumble. if you check his course, received, or miltakes he has come But ride him with an easy rein,

miited : and, as he announces a cou. Aad rub him down with worlaly grin,

tinuation of his plan, we shall sugseft He'll carry you through thick and thin,

fuch remarks as have occurred on pe. Sale, asthough dirty, to your inn.' ruling the volumts now before iv. This certainly is sterling sevfe. It would

Vol. I. p. 1. "An Elegy by the Wire

of St. Alexias." In Mrs. Rowa's give me great pleasure to be enabled to present these dialogues to the world; but

Works, 1. 158, is “ 21 Epistle for where tbey are now depoliiedis unknown," [:c faze) Alexias to his Wife.''


Page 120. It may be added, that Walsh, Efq; and, as such, is printed in Ovid's Epistles, published by Mr. in the Englijb Poets, XII. 358, (Though Tonfon, “ Penelope to Ulyftes," is not in any earlier edition of Walsh's by Mr. Rymer.

Poems). As a specimen of the colP. 133, 1. 24, Nould be "


lection, we will transcribe a poem by L.26, " Those ghafly goblins gratify." Dr. Broome, not inserted in his worke;

P. 179. This beautiful song was by which we fele&t, not merely as one of Mr. Allestry. See vol. III. p. 96. the best, but because it is one of the Vol. II. p. 183. Mr. Charles Hop fhurtelt, though in wit it

may vie with kins (whole poetry is really excellent) Cowley, and in elegance with Waller. translated allo Ovid, Eler. B. I. El. z. Vol. III. p. 713. Mr. Harcourt's

On a Lady's Picture. poem to Mr. Pope, (English Poets,

As, cruel hand, that could such power vol. XXXII. p. xxii.) ihould have employ been referred io.

To reach the pictur'd beauty to del roy! Vol. IV. p. 357, 1.21.

" He Singly the chasm'd before! but, by his skill, was domestic chaplain," &c. mould The living beauty and her likeness kill! fiave been ornisted. This indefatig.e Thus when in parts the broken mirrours ble Editor has here inadvertently con

fall, founded with the account of Yalden a

A face in all is seen, and charms in alle

Think then, O fairest of the fairer race! circumstance which related to Jotiah

What fatal beauties arm thy heavenly face; Pullen. See our Magazine for 1779,

Whore very shadow can such flames inspire, P. 594, 595

We see 'tis paint, and yet we feel 'ris fire. In the account of BROOME, which

See with falle life the lovely image glows, is a very accurate one, (IV. 283,) Mr.

And every wondrous grace transplanted Nichols has avoided mentioning that

shows! farcasm in the Dunciad (Ill. 331.): Fatally fair the new creation reigns, Hibernian politics, O Swilt, rhy doom, Charms in her chape, and multiplies our And Pope's, translating teu whole years pains. with Broome.

Hence ihe fond youth, that care hy abwhich in the last edition was altered to

fence found,

(round: - 0 Swift, thiy fate,

Views the dear form, and bleeds at every And Pope's, ten years to comment and Thus the bright Venus, thoughi co lleaven translate.

dc foar'd, We have called it a sarcasm, though

Was in her image by the world ador'd. the Right Reverend Annotator has en

Yet, Painter, yet, though Art with Na

ture Itrive, deavoured to convert it into a ttroke


Though ev'o the lovely phantom Teems upon himself [the Author], by the fame

Submit thy vanquish'd ari, and own the kind of legerdemain which would


(facolt! make the faint praise of Secker the Though fair, defeclive, and a beauteous higheit compliment, and a warm enco Charms such as hers, inimitably great, mium on Foter no compliment at He only can express that can create ! ali. In Ruffhead's Life of Pope,

Could't shou extrac! the whitencis of the . 205, it is asserted that Broome le

Inow, ceives from Pope bool. and Fenton

Or of its colours rob the hcavenly bow, 300l. for their joint labour's in the

Yet would her beauty triumph o'er thy Odyfrey ; yet that Fenton, as well as Broome, was disfatisfied with him, ap.

Lovely in thee! herself more lovely sill!

This in the limpid river we descry pears from these words of Lord Corke,

The faintiesemblance of the glitering sky! Fenion's pupil: “ He translated doua

O'er the clear wave the fun dispreads his ble the rumber of books in the Odyra

[lighten å streams: icy that Pope has owned. This reward

And dars a brigh·ness ihrough thienwas a irifle, an arrani trifie." Liners

But, this the ferne be fuir, yer high above of Eminent Persons, Vol. II. p. 39.

Th'exalleuskesiu nobler beauties move: ilad our editor adverted to this serier There ine fruslçavens appear, and there ju his note on Fenton, IV. 33, he would have learned fonce more parii.

Abiezi mig bare ariú a flood of day. culars of that amiable poet. The Olle

The bear3 ct Bryden, Temple, (11.43) in imitation of Ho ce, b. lll.

King, island Siecle, embellish thele linee Od 3. here ascribed to fenion, is lli.

valuinis--all well engraved, we donbc veily inconfitent with his nonjuring D!C 0.1gnals, though we shoulu hava principles, and, in truth, was written

been gebied to have had that poirt aicerby putter found of Pops, wie taincu by kiluwing the painteis naines



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