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( 43 ) ORIGINAL POETRY.

(June 1,

HOME. By MR. PENWARNE. ARE there who, always fond of changing,

Still in quest of pleasures roam? From scene to scene for ever ranging,

Unconscious of the sweets of HOME? Unconscious of the soft endearments

That round that magic circle move, Fashion demands their prompt obedience,

And still with vagrant feet they rove.
Oh! what a thousand tender pleasures,

To the wanderer quite unknown,
Lurk in the winning sphere she measures,

And number the delights of HOME!
There the heart congenial meets you,

There affection's sunbeams play, Dear domestic duties greet you

In this spot, where'er you stray. Tun'd to love's delightful measure,

There you hear the soothing tone, And the rosy smile of pleasure

Lights a welcome to your HOME. Free from vain and pert intrusion,

The swiftly cireling minutes fly, And within this dear seclusion

Ambush'd joys and pleasures lie,
Droops the heart with pain or anguish,

Do the spirits feel a gloom?
Oh how heating love's soft language,

How endearing then is Home!
There imagination looses

All her pinions of delight, Rapture's brilliant drop infuses,

Pours enchantment on the sight. There the heart with freedom swelling,

Meets enjoyments yet to come, Social joys adorn this dwelling,

And shade that lovely nook call'd HOME. Magic circle of attraction,

Haunt of innocent delights ! Friendship’s gentlest sphere of action,

Where every soothing charm invites, How I love to trace the beauties

That rise within thy hallow'd dome, How I joy to meet the duties,

The pleasurable cares of HOME,

Oh Collins ! Fear's seraphic swaing

Had I thy heaver-strung lyre !
Might I bur sweep a transient strain,

Or strike a wand'ring wire!
That wire should in the meanest hand,
The secret soul at will command,
And all mankind in wonder own
T'he rapture thine, and thine alone.
But thy seraphic lay is o'er,
Thine airy reed shall bound no more;
Beneath the sod that covers thee;
Sleep all the pow'rs of harmony.
And is there none to sweep the string :
Not one to rise on Rapture's wing?
And shall the heav'nly harp be found
Unstrung, and useless on the ground?
Oh, might a trembling vot'ry dare
To touch the chords neglected there;
Methinks one moment to beguile,

Success the daring deed should crown,
And tho' the Muses did not smile,

They could not, would not wear a frowia I hen wake, wild harp, thy boldest strain, And bid the poet live again : Oh bid revive that sacred lay, Which tun'd Creation's natal day; Which spread the earth from pole to poles And taught the planets how to roll. Alas! tlaat heavenly strain is gone, On wings of winds the Muse is flown; The song is sung ---the lay is o'er-The harp has slept, to wake no more. Yes, it has slept to wake no more ! No more to all that charm'd before, No more to strains the heav'ns inspire, No more to all the Poet's fire. Some still with feet unhallow'd tread The chambers of th' illustrious dead, And unreflecting where they stray, Mimic the mighty master's lay. But these are mortal, these are men, Their harps but wake to sleep again; Whilst his has reach'd the dome of fames And crown'd him with a lofty name, Which proudly register'd on high, Shall never perish, never die. Kentish Town,

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THE HARP.
A LAMENT POR THE DECLINL OF LY-

RIC POETRY.
By the Author of the Ode on Enthusiasm.

(See Monthly Mag. No. 252.) AWAK, wild harp, to rapture wake,

And pour the sacred strain along;
Bid hill, and dale, and fen, and brake,

Responsive echo to the song.
Awake to joy, wild harp, awake,
And Inspiration's accents take;
Too long the lyre remains upstrung,
Too long the song remains unsung;
Too long the strain has ceas'd to flow,
Ol only echoed notes of woe:
Then Inspiration's accents take,
Awake to joy, wild harp, awakce.

VERSES, WRITTEN IN THE ALBUM OF A YOUNG

POETESS.
YOU are like a spider, Mary:

Hear, then censure, my vagary.
Spiders draw whene'er they pin
Their materials from within,
And with lines bedeck the edges
Of the sunny summer hedges,
Lines that twinkle in the light
With a thousand colours bright;
But if any heedless fly
View with fascinated eye,
And upon the glittering thread
Settle with incautious tread,
Gluey chains enforce his stay,
Doom'd to be the spider's prey.

You too spread these leaves among
Lines both fine and smooth and strong,

Glistering

Clistering with the rainbow-hues

Amongst the long robes, lo! I see Of the pure Castalian dews,

A form, Newcastie! dear to thee, Hiding with consummate art

The chancellor 'tis, I wot; Bondage for the reader's heart:

O say, where shall we find a name

Of higher worth, or brighter fame, A DEFENCE OF THE NAME OF JACK. Than thy proad boast-jack Scott Addressed to Miss Carr.

Which of the philosophic corps

Shall dare to step Jack Locke before,
I , hear,
The silly name of Jack, your ear

And Learning's honours claim ?

Know you that fearless mother's son
Offended much-good lack !

Who scourg'd the dame of Babylon?
I grant you Jack's a common name,
But that 'tis not unknown to Famo,

Jack Calvin was his name.
I'll prove t'ye in a crack.

Behold Ambition's sword unblest

Deep buried in Jack Hampden's breast, How many bards the praises chaunt

Freedom! he fell for thee! Of that great warrior Jack of Gaunt,

But tho' he sunk beneath the wound, Renown'd in English story!

His name shall live rever'd, renowa'da
And sure, than Jack of Marlbro's name,

And dear to Liberty !
Ne'er swell'd the martial trump of Fame
With one of greater glory.

The Patriot's fall no more I mourng

To Runnimede's fam'd field I turn,
O Albion! well thy Jacks maintain
The envied empire of the main,

Where fancy roves at will,

There see-himseli to Fate resigning(A truth confess'd afar this): Among the heroes of the wave,

Poor old King Jack unwilling signing What name is more renown'd or brave,

The Magna Charta Bill. Than that of bold Jack Jarvis ?

Thus heroes, bards, reformers, sages, Far, far above the tuneful throng,

Patriots, and kings, in various ages,

This famous name hath grac'd;
Jack Milton soars, unmatch'd in song,
Bold too Jack Dryden sings;

Then quickly your opinion change,
Jack Hopkins took King David's lyre,

That you should not admire 'tis strange, And struck it with such strength and fire,

And shews a want of taste, Fame says he snapp'd the strings.

Lo! Ned, Tim, Tom, Will, Kit, Mat, Nicky Survey we now the British stage,

Jem, Joe, Nat, Pat, Ben, Bob, Sam, Dicke Around the Roscius of the age

Are names few think divine; The passions all assemble.

But Jack's a name so sweet to hear, Ah! who with such resistless art,

Must charm, methinks, the nicest earn Their various impulse can impart,

Besides 'tis also mine!! As justly fam’d Jack Kemble?

Neucastle-upon-Tyne. JACK SAIRLI

PATENTS LATELY ENROLLED.

MR. JAMES TIMMINS, of Birmingham, applicable to other Machinery, wohere. for a Method of making and erecting rolury Motion is necessary. Hot-Houses, and all horticultural Instcad of the two wheels of any carBuildings, and also the making of riage turning on a passive axletree in the Pine-Pits, Cucumber. Lights, Sæshes, usual way, Mr. B. causes each wheel to and Church Windows.

have its ownı axle, and which axle is so THE object of this invention is to fastened into the nave or stock of the

made against the decay of wood and the wheel in a manner exactly similar corrosion of cast-iron, by exposing no. to the mandril of a coinmon turning thing to the internal steam of the house laihe, supposing the chuck when screwed or external damps of the atmosphere on, to represent the wheel. This axle but copper, or a combination of metals he constructs in the like shape, and to wherein copper is the principal. The have all the properties of the common framing of these buildings is nor half the mandril above-mentioned, as to bard. size of cast-iron, or one-third the size of ness, and to run upon double bearings, wood: thus the gardener obtains his first and be adjustible by a back centre object, the greatest degree of sun and screw, in the same manner as the manlight; and the proprietur great durability dril, the wheel being fixed on the proand usefulness.

jecting arm, like the chuck upon the

screw, but with the following difference : MR. Joseph BRAMAH, of Pimlico, for that is, instead of the axle running on

certain Improvements in various parts two detached and exposed bearings at ✓ ; Wheeled Carriages; one of which is each extremity, like the mandril, the

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Patents lately Enrolled.

(June 1, collar or front bearing is united with the rim, by shouldering the spokes on eachy back one by an oil-tight cylinder, of side for their reception, one on the one larger inside dimensions than the dia. side of the point of the spokes, and the meter of the slank, so as to leave an in- other on the contrary. Ile then drills terstice or cavity for oil between the through both rings, and the head of every cullar and the back centre the whole of spoke, a hole, for the reception of a its length, and into which cavity oil can rivet, which being put into each spoke be replenished at pleasure, from an outo completes the wheel, leaving the space side feeder, without disturbing or taking between the rings and the point of each off the wheel.

spoke unfilled up. He then takes pieces In some instances he adopts a single of wood, of a proper kind, prepared like axletree on this principle (to run in oil,) felloes, to the circle of the wheel, and and to have both wheels fastened on of a proper thickness to fill in between to each projecting arni, as in the fore. the rings, and of a length and radical going instance, experiments shewing that shape at each end to fit the heads of all in two-wheeled carriages, sundry impor- the spokes; these he drives between the tant advantages will arise from this me- rings, like so many wedges, so that the thod of compelling both the wheels to points of all the spokes are completely revolve together, viz. suppose a road, embraced by the meeting end of each where the ruts interchangeably cause felloe, and thereby firmly secured in one wheel to ascend while the other is their places. When all the rim is made descending, (which is very often the case good in this way, he then drills other when two-wheeled carriages travel with holes through both rings and wood, as hay, and other top loads in particular,) before, for other rivets between the the shaft. horse is not only of necessity spokes, which when put in finishes the alternately tossed by the swing of the wheel. In some instances he introduces shaft first to one side and then the other, the filling-in pieces or felloes, with the to his great detriment; but by this alter- graiit of the wood pointing towards the nate twisting of the wheels in the ruts, centre of the wheel, and the end of the considerable addition is inade to the wood will then forin the sole of the draught, while, on the contrary, if the wheel, and by being left to project bewheels could only turn in unison, as fore the outer edges of the rings, these above described, the accelerated motion wheels will run over the stones perfectly of one wheel would uniformly help the mute when so prepared, or they can be retarded motion of the other, and the shod with leather for this purpose when horse at the same time be unannoyed required, by nailing strong leather over by the lateral tossing above alluded to, the wood. while the carriage would follow of course This principle of causing the axles to without those objections above stated. rup in oil, as above described, all the In applying wheels on this last-menti. length between their respective bearings, oned principle, he removes the difficulty he uses in the construction of all kind of experienced in making short turnings, machinery whatsoever, where rotary (which must of necessity occur,) by motion is required, such as shafts of having each wheel capable of moving every description, mandrils for turning stiffly on their separate arms of the axle- latlies, circular saws, guide wheels, tighttree when the stress of a sudden turn is ening of other pullies, and every other felt.

description of rotary movement or axis He proposes in some instances to in. where the said principle will apply: and troduce the following improvements in on this general application of the said the construction of the rim ; namely, in principle, he rests bis claim to exclusive stead of using and applying the fellocs of exercise. wheels, and putting on the tire in the The last improvement consists of usual way, be causes the latter to consist pneumatic springs, as a substitute for of two flat rings of iron, of any width and ihose now made of steel, which he uses thickness he may think necessary, so as in carriages, and for other purposes to form both sides of the rim instead of where he finds them applicable, with a its edge, as in the common way. These good effect, in the construction of any rings form the apparent rim of the wheel, apparatus where springs are used. They so that on both the sides thereof nothing consist of condensed air, and he composes will appear but iron, save a small portion them of any required strength or length of wood on the inner circle of the rim of motion for any purpose to which they and between the rings. These two rings may be applied, and which springs are form the first appearance of the whçel's so constructed that they can at any time

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be increased or decreased in their of Middlesex, ironmonger; for a contri. strength, and in the ratio of their elas vance for folding screens, adapted to imticity, inasmuch as to gain great resista pede the passage of air, smoke, fire, and ance by every little motion; or, on the light, applied to fire-places, grates, stoves, contrary, to have a considerable' motion windows, and floors, which he denominates with but a trifling difference in their pro- March 10, 1814.

“ The improved folding screen."--Dated pelling action, whether such action be

ALEXANDER Cook, of the Strand, in equal to ounces, pounds, or tons.

the county of Middlesex, gentleman; for The method of constructing these

an invention for the prevention and care of springs, with respect to shape and size, the dry rot, and common decay in timber ; is as various as the uses to which they and for preserving woollen, linen, and other may be applied, without any deviation articles from mildew.--Dated March 12, from the principle; but the most obvious method is the simple cylinder and piston, WILLIAM ALFRED Noelt, of Rileyconnected with an air vessel, accompa- street, Chelsea, in the county of Middlesex, nied by such variations in size and form engineer; for an improved steam and fireas the different uses he puts them to

engine, and new means of connecting or

joining steam or water pipes together.-may require.

Dated March 23, 1814.

EMANUE: BETSON, of Birmingham, in Other Patents lately granted, of which we

the county on' Warwick, gun-linisher; for solicit the Specifications.

an improvement to the locks and breeches EDWARD STEERS, of the Inner Temple, of fire-arnis, by rendering the pans of locks geutleman; for a method of rendering the and communication between the priming stoppers of bottles, jars, &c. air-tight.-- and loading of fire-arms water-proof. Dated March 12, 1814.

---Dated March 23, 1314. ROGER HASLEDINE, of Great Russell.

** We invite Patentees to favour us with: street, Bloomsbury-square, in the county

copies of their Specifications.

1814.

PROCEEDINGS OF PUBLIC SOCIETIES.

THE PAcademy was opened this

THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF LONDON. Ganges, and the Entrance of the LlarTHE FORTY-SIXTII exhibition of the bour of Muscar, in Arabia.

Mr. Dawe has five, Mrs. Cowley and year at the usual period, with 811 origi- Son, a Sketch near Margate, Mrs. IIodga nal subjects of painting, drawing, and kinson, the learned Dr. Parr, Mrs. Eard. sculpture.

ley Wilmot, and a Child. If there are fewer historical pieces Mr. Fuseli has three, Sigilind roused than usual, the general degree of ex. by the contest of the Good and Bad Gee cellence is by no means diininished, nius, Queen NIab, and Criemhild mourn. and many of the portraits would have ing over Sifrid. done credit to the pencils of the first Mr. FLAXRIAN bas five, a Pastoral names in the annals of painting. The Apollo, a Model for part of a Monument architectural drawings are particularly for Chichester Cathedral, the good Samasplendid, and the sculptures prove the riton), a Canadian Indian, and a Britisha utility of the Townley, Oxford, and Elgin volunteer. collections.

Mr. IIOWARD has four, Sunrise, Dr. Ainong the Royal Academicians whnse Anderson, some Swiss peasants, and Mr. works always bespeak their superior 11. Irvine. origin:

ili. Lawrence has eight, Lord Cas. Šir WILLIAM BEECHEY has five pic- tloreag!!

, Lady Leicester, the Duke of tures, Hebe, the Duke of Cambridge, Yok, Lady Grantham, the Marquis of Mr. E. Gambier, Mr. Free, and Sir B. Abercorn, Col. M.Mabon, Lady Emily Graham.

Cowper, and Master Wm. Lock, all in Mr. Bone has three, Earl Southamp- his superior manner. ton, .a Girl and Puppy, and Lord Freil. Mr. NOLLEKF vs has five, Mr. WhitCainpbell.

bread, the Earl of Charle:inoni, the Duke Mr. BIGG (R.A. elect.) has three, a of Grafron, Earl Cowper, and the Earl Landscape, an effect of Lightning on an of Aberdeen. Dak, and a Village Carpenter, in the Mr. NÖRETIICOTE has five, Lady Pole, a first style of excellence.

Lady playing on the Ilarp, the Judgment Mr.'T. DANIELL has three, a Scene of Solomon, Mr, M. J. Bruncl, and a pornear Gungarapeita, another on the river trait of a Lady,

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(June I, Mr. Owen has five portraits, Lord Mr. CITALON has fire, a scene from Chief Justice Gibbs, the Duke of Cum- Le Mariage de Figaro, and several porberland, the Earl of Ashburnham, Sir T. traits. Nichols, and Miss Hoare.

Mr. WM. DANIELL has three, Ke. Mr. PHILLIPS has seven, Mr. II. maes Head in South Wales, a landscape Drummond, Sir T. Banks, the Marquis and cattle, and a view near St. Gowen's of Stafford, Lord Byron in the dress of an Head, Pembrokeshire. Albanian, Miss Stanley in the character Mr. DRUMMOND has eight very fine of Juliet, a Nobleman, and a Fainily portraits. Groupe.

Mr. GARRARD has three subjects, & · Mr. Rossi has two, a Model for a Sta- bust of a young lady, another of an intue of the Marquis Cornwallis, and Ve- fant, and a spirited cast of Cribbs and Mopus persuading Mars to Peace.

lineux, as large as life, in the act of strie Mr. Rennacle has two, a Wandering king and defending, one of the hapStag, and a pleasing picture of Monkey piest exertions of genius in the ex. Tricks.

hibition, Mr. Sube has eight portraits, Colonel Mr. Hone has but one portrait, the Harrison, Capt. Webster, Mr. L. White, Duke of Devonshire. Mrs. Gordon, Mrs. Hopkins and Son, Mr. Hilton has but one picture, a reGen. Pophain, Mrs. John Reid, and presentation of Miranda and Ferdinand Master Tucker.

bearing a log, executed with his accus. Mr. STOTHARD has two, Calypso ca. tomed ability. ressing Cupid, and Euphrosyne.

Mr. Joseph has three pictures, a por: Mr. Soane has one, a View of a Design trait of a lady, of the ciaughter of the for a new House of Lords.

Vice-Chancellor and her brother, and of Mr. THOMPSON has three, a Thais, a Mr. G. F. Percival, portrait of Mr. Wm. Smith, and Eury Mr. Oliver has seven, a portrait of dice hurried back to the Infernal Regions. Mr. Scudamore, of Gen. Sir Wm. Con

Mr. TURNER has one, representing greve, of Sir C. Nightingale, a pleasing Dido and Eneas.

picture of the Idle Girl, and some other Mr. Theed has two, a Model of a portraits. piece of Plate executed for the Prince Mr. RAEBURN has four subjects, a pore Regent, and a Bacchanalian Groupe. trait of a Gentleman, of Lord Seaforth,

Mr. West, the president, has two of a Lady, and of Gen. Sir D. Baird. beautiful pieces, Cupid stung by a bee, Mr. Westall has four subjects in his and a fine portrait of the late Duke happy manner, a View of Richmond in of Portland.

Yorkshire, an exquisitely finished View Mr. Woodforde bas six, a Cottage in a Mandarin's Garden, another of OxWindow, Diana reposing after the Chase, ford, and one of the Statue Gallery at and four portraits.

Oxford, combining a variety of excelM. WILKIE has two in his usual spi- lencies. sit, the Refusal, and the Letter of Intro. The number of exhibitors is about duction, both meriting our warmest 350, and of course it will not be expectpraise.

ed that we should attempt to specify their Mr. WARD has six, Luke Henry and respective merits. It would however be Kate his wife, a Greyhound, a Shetland unjust to omit the praise due, to Mr. Hora Poney, a Straw. Yard, a Bittern, and a LAND for his chaste and effective picture Heron.

of Stirling Castle; to a fine portrait of Mr. WESTMACOTT has two subjects, an Mr. Manning, by Mr. Lonsdale; and to alto-relievo in marble, and a model for a the architectural designs and drawings onument,

of Messrs. Aikin, Busby, Elmes, Laing, The associates of the Academy liave Sanders, Woods, and White. contributed to this exhibition as follows: On the whole it is our opinion that

Mr. Arnald has five subjects, a Morn. though there are no particular subjects se ing in September, the October fair at striking as have sometimes been seen in Ambleside, the Castle of Gloom, a Gra- former exhibitions, yet the general devel Pit, and a View of Southampton. gree of perfection indicates a coinmon

Mr. BIRD has two pictures in his ex. improvement in the taste and execution quisite style, che Cheat detected, and of our living artists, and a diffusion of Queen Philippa supplicating King Ed- power which will astonish the world as ward to spare the six burghers of Calais, often as it is called into exertion by suit. An old subject treated in a new mamer, able stimulants,

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