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The Duke spoke not, but his high heart way, and so dread the strokes of thunder throbbed at this trivial occurrence, which before you see the lightning. the superstition of the time, not less than 5. Devotion is the last of our amours. the murmured exclamations of those about 6. True merit, like the deepest river, him, stamped as ominous. He sprang to makes the least noise. his horse, and the procession was soon in 7. He who can smile at the misformotion towards the principal road to tune of being robbed, steals something Lichfield.
from the thief. The widowed Baroness of Courtnaye 8. Malice keeps no holidays. travelled with the suite in a silken litter, 9. Think every day thy last, and the from whose side Sir Lionel was insepare rest is clear gain. able, whispering through its curtains 10. Mistrust proceeds from an ill prinwords of comfort, and painting to his sis. ciple, though it is wisdom to be upon our ter the tranquillity of her future days in guard. the stately seelusion of Helmhurst, and 11. The height of human wisdom is the society of his affianced Sybil.
to bring our tempers down to our cirThe ecclesiastics ambled along on mules cumstances, and to make a calm within, or Spanish jennets, with foolmen at the under the weight of the greatest storms bridle of each, and moved in groupes without. deeply conversing on the important crisis 12. When we cannot resent an injury, of affairs, in which their rank, wealth, we ought to dissimulate, for by provoking and reputation entitled them to claim a an enemy we receive a second. leading share. On their approaching Brigg-street, the Magistrates, with the
" I CAN'T GO ON!” companies in their liveries, met them, doing more reverence to Lancaster than
For the Olio. to the King, and “ rejoicing that God had sent them such a prince,"' &c. Ri. Hither I turn and shrewdly guess, chard cast a glance at his confessor, who The cares of all will sometimes prese, rode in front of the other churchmen, and With truth I can't go on!' whose hood, drawn closely over his face, For, once I heard a vocalist, prevented its being seen that the good
That trill'd and thought be shone; Bishop was in tears. They had now pass. But he the time and keynote miss'd, ed Norburgh's Gate, and were turning And piped— I can't go on!' up towards the grand portal of the palace, An actor nearly through his part, when the King stopped, and looking at a Mem'ry, his prompler, gone, broad and lofty tower heavily machico He fled with Pity for his art, lated, that frowned over a range of fair
And sigh'd I can't go on?" gardens to the turrets, steeples, and gabled The Insolvent striving in life's tide mansions of the city, exclaimed,
Against the clam'rous dun; “ So please you, cousin of Íancaster, Stopp'd payment, though the world's so wide, here will Richard take his unrest. Our
And said - I can't go on? Lord Confessor will lodge you as beseems The special pleader for the cause your sunny state, but it were ill that the He tries to gain, anon, palace in which a King of England hath When foild, exclaims, the fault's in laws
My Lud !-I can't go on! feasted, should be darkened by the presence of The DeTHRONED.'
And many a wight, in various plight,
When hope and cash are gone,
And cries—' I can't go on."
Thus, like the waggoner that call'd
On Jupiter, there's none MR. EDITOR.—Having never seen a Will help like self, when self'e enthrallid, printed copy of the following Maxims, I If Friendships can't go on? take the liberty of forwarding them for
1. STOP. insertion in the Olio. They are copied from a very old MS. in my possession.
RIGHT 0. WRONG.
(A CONSTITUTIONAL CASE.)
For the Olio. 1. Misfortunes, like estates, are to be valued by comparison.
“ The King can do no wrong, 'tis said," 2. Moderation is but a state brick in Observed Friend Hal to neighbour Ned, government.
“ All parties here unite :" 3. A good common understanding is
“ But grant,” says Ned," this doctrine true,
“Does it a thing of course ensue, no common thing.
" That all he does is right?" 4. It is ridiculous to meet sorrow half
MOSAIC GEOLOGY. at least four miles above the level of the
ocean. Or had the poles ever been reFor the Olio.
versed, and either of them facing the sun, Continued from page 344,
the motion of the earth, instead of being
from west to east, must necessarily have The leading principles of Penn's sys• been from south io north; consequently
one half the globe would have been in First. That the whole globe was created constant light, while the opposite would in the same way as plants, animals, and have been in continued darkness. This men were ; that is, perfectly in its pre- fact, which may be proved by referring sent state-cutting up at their very roots to an orrery, is sufficient to demonstrate The Vulcanian and Neptunian theories, that the poles have ever been as they are and their disintegnation of former worlds now found ; and allowing the bed of the -that is, to be more explicit, rocks were
sea to be only two miles in depth, the not formed by deposition, nor melting, alteration must have been six miles in but at once, by the fiat of the Almighty perpendicular height in order to overflow Creator ; and from the record of Moses, the highest parts of the land.
The idea, Penn infers, that at their first formation, therefore, of the waters as a mass having these rocks were wholly covered with ever left their present bed, is prepostewater, not the chaotic ocean of the ancient rous-contrary to the laws of nature, and philosophers, but the salt waters of the therefore cannot be the cause of marine
substances found at the equator.". This is precisely the system of Welch, Mr. Penn's system is not, by any with this difference, that Penn supposes means original; others, long before this these rocks all formed in a few hours, self-dubbed Mosaic GeoLoGIST, have while Welch considers them the deposi- asserted, principally from the remains of tions of unlimited periods. Penn likewise marine animals and vegetables found on speaks in the same manner of a tremen- and in the highest mountains, that what dous convulsion, when the waters of the is now the bed of the sea was at some sea retired to their channels, and the former period dry land and inhabited, mountains were elevated above the level while the present high lands were coof the great deep. Thus far our readers vered with the ocean. will instantly perceive that Welch has But we shall not animadvert on the the greatest claim at least to originality.
absurdity of the Antideluvian ocean rushSecondly. That at the Deluge ihe earth, from half of the globe to the other, as well as ihe inhabitants, were destroyed, nor stop to inquire at present from whence and consequently, that the present earth the waters of the deluge came which was originally the BED OP THE ANtedi• covered the shell-formed precipices of LUVIAN OCEAN, and vice versa.
Perda, six miles above the level of the This system, Mr. Penn conceives, fully sea, or the still loflier summits of the explains why neither the remains of plants Andes and Himmalaya, but refer to the nor animals are found in the primitive Mosaic passages on which Mr. Penn so rocks ; and also accounts for those pro, boldly lays his hypothesis. These are ductions once submarine being now found chiefly—“ God resolved to destroy man in supermarine situations, embedded in and beast with the earth," &c.-" He rocks' and on the highest mountains. sendeth forth the waters and they destroy There is much plausibility in different the earth."- Again in Peter, “The parts of this system, but like every other world which then was, perished.” Never former hypothesis, it is weak, often ridi. were words perhaps, since a written lanculous, and totally contradicted in many guage has been in use, more perverted to of its leading points by facts which never bolster up a system. They will none of yield to arguments, and even by Moses them bear the strained interpretation Mr. himself.
Penn has put upon them. The world And first, we shall quote Mr. Welch and the earth are often used under the in opposition to this wild theory of the figure of a metonomy for its people or ocean changing places, as at a country inhabitants ; for instance, in the very dance, with the earth.
same chapter from which the first of these " The assertions, therefore, that the texts is taken, -" And God looked on the poles have changed, and that ihe sea left eurth, and behold it was corrupt.” its bed, have not only to overcome these
To be continued. testimonies of 3000 years standing, but also to reconcile the difficulty that, ac LIBRARIES are the wardrobes'of litera. cording to the law of hydrostatics, the ture, whence men, properly informed, waters could possibly have left the lowest may bring forth something for ornament, parts of the earih to overflow mountains much for curiosity, and more for use.
granted her full and complete absolution, A TRADITION OF TYROL.
on condition that Frederic should build a Continued from 341.
convent. He ordered a bull confirming
these grants to be prepared. Reifenstein Several years had now elapsed : care, and his son gratefully kissed the feet of sorrow, and vexation, threw Reifenstein
his holiness, and, overjoyed at their suc. upon a sick-bed ; bis illness lasted several cess, hastened home with the utmost exmonths and none could afford him relief. pedition. The fame of the skill of “the pious wo In the mean time, the other children,
"-for so she was called-in the instigated by filial affection, set out to pay healing art had by this time reached the a visit to their mother. The rapture of Vintschgau. The knight sent his son, all was beyond description. Sometimes who was approaching the years of man. it was expressed in the long silent embrace; hood, to consult her. Without asking his at others it burst forth in loud congratulaname, she made enquiries concerning the tious. Ottilia informed her mother that nature of the complaint, and gave him a her father and brother were gone to his potion with which Otto hastened home to holiness, and the first spark of hope glimhis sick father. Frederic took it and re. mered in Unda's bosom. She had now covered. Otto, and his blooming sister with her four of her children, Ottilia, Ottilia, resolved to perform a pilgrimage Rupert, Albert, and Bertha-the same to their benefactress to express their gra- Beriha, for whose sake she had taken the titude. Unda received them kindly, but, horrid oath which had embittered her without speaking, extended her hand to whole life. At this moment she forgot the portrait which Otilia wore suspended much of her suffering, and regarded this from a gold chain at her bosom. How re-union as a sign of the renewal of the came you by this portrait ?'' eagerly en: favour of the Almighty. quired she. “It is the likeness," replied The rest of the day passed in affectionOttilia, " of my dear, but alas ! long lost ate converse, as they sat lovingly together mother."-Daughter ! son! mother! were at the entrance of ihe cavern. Evening the exclamations that burst from them as arrived—the sun at times darted his rays they rushed into each other's embrace. through the majestic larches and pines ; Their transport was unbounded Ottilia more and more faintly did they tinge the declared that she would never more leave summits of the distant mountains, till her mother, and Otto conjured the latter these were at length wholly enveloped in to go back with them to their father. a mantle of sable clouds. Nothing but “ No," said she, “ I dare not see your the roaring of the neighbouring torrent father, till my guilt is completely expiated, and the crash of descending avalanches and an avenging God fully appeased. interrupted the stillness and repose of Go, then, my children, entreat your father Nature. Night came on: murky clouds to consult the venerable bishop of Conrad, suddenly began to collect on all sides ; as to what I have still to do io reconcile vivid flashes of lightning issued from myself with the Almighty : I may not yet them; and the tempest raged with appallventure to appear before his sacred vice- ing fury. gerent.” Otto hastened home with his Fatigued with their journey and the sister, for her mother would on no account vehemence of their emotions, the children suffer her to remain in so wild and solitary had retired to their couch of moss,
and slept a retreat, and acquainted his father with soundly, while the mother alone, prostrate the joyful tidings. Both flew to Trent, before ihe image of the Redeemer, poured to the pious bishop, who referred them to forth her soul in prayer. A tremendous Pope Innocent III., a pontiff distinguished clap of thunder shook the cavern ; she for benevolence and kindness, who had trembled, sprang up, and ran to her child. been elevated in the flower of his age to ren, to see if they were safe ; a second the papal chair, and was just then paying shock followed; the subterraneous abode a visit to Arigo Dandolo, the aged doge was filled with sulphureous flames; the of Venice.
roof fell in and buried the unforiunate Frederic repaired to that famous city, Unda and her beloved children beneath knelt before the pope, expatiated on the the ruins. long years of suffering and sorrow endured On the very same day, Reifenstein and by Unda and by hiinsell, and implored his eldest son reached Meran. Without his holiness to give back to him a wife, stopping, they hastened onward by the and to his children a mother. Innocent shorter route, ihrough the wild but beautiwas deeply moved; he annulled the oath ful vale of Passeier, celebrated for its roextorted by force, and, for the sake of her mantic scenery and its robust race of inlong penance and her good works, he habitants ; they determined to acquitted her of the guilt of perjury, and difficult and dangerous mountain, that they
might be a few hours earlier in the arms
Fine Arts. of wife and mother. Evening arrived,
(For the Olio.) but still they hurried on by paths hewn in the rocks, across an endless succession of Will not the 'Fine Arts' supply a lasting feast bridges, where one false step would be
to the mind? attended with inevitable destruction, over immense blocks of marble which frequently
Model of Love among the Roses. seemed to bar their further progress, and “ Young Love shall dwell with 113 for ever." loose stones which rolled from under their
By the recommendation of the late Sir feet. It was pitch-dark night when they Thoinas Lawrence, Mr. Smith is giving a reached the lake of Passeier. They found private view (as all views should be, no track along the lake, either to the right appertaining to the affairs of the heart) or to the left : all the roads had been de- of Love among the Roses.' This Model stroyed by avalanches. It was only by of the arch and mischievous deity, that means of the lightning that they discover- leads thousands of both sexes captives at ed a boat near the shore of the agitated his will and flies like seductive hope from lake; they leaped into it without further
one bosom to another, is here represented consideration, and pushed off in order to
in the most refined and exquisite taste reach the opposite shore without loss of imaginable ; beautifully expressive of time. The passage is short, but extremely Ovid's favorite apophthegm, dangerous, on account of the sudden tempests to which this lake is liable, and which Must learn his rudiments by reading me.
In Cupid's school, whoe'er would take degree, cause its waves to break with fury against the perpendicular cliffs around it. On
The conception of this gem of Nature this occasion a! the elements were against attainment in that class of art which is
is original, and it gives evidence of high them. One moment their frail boat was whirled on the crest of a mountain-billow; delineates Love among the Roses,' out
certain of recompence, inasmuch as it at another it was plunged into the depths of the reach of care and out of danger. of the dark abyss. Exhausted with the long and useless conflict, both at length Every mother knows the yielding and easy dropped their oars ; a blast of unprecedent- position of a beautiful cherub-formed ed violence upset the boat, and buried them infant sleeping in sweet ecstacy and surin the bosom of the deep.
rounded by the creative repose of thornless Eight days afterwards the bodies, firmly and happiness in its spirit.
and opiate flowers, with music in its dreams clasped in each other's arms, were cast on shore. The faithful Ulric conveyed them
Mr. C. Smith has, indeed, composed a to the remains of Unda and her children, and inspires faith in the nurse-attentive eye
poetic charm, which breathes to the ear and one sepulchre now unites in death those whose melancholy fate it was to be that would never be wearied by watching separated in life, and whom Providence
over its joyous fascinations in slumber. removed thus early from the joys and The artist's deserving flower, the Forget sorrows of this imperfect world to the urchin's fingers, and directs the ladies'
me Not.' is seen just dropping from the regions of everlasting peace,
Deeply sympathizing in the fate of the attentions from their ' fondling,' to his bow virtuous Unda and her family, I could not
and arrow lying within his reach-drawforbear paying another visit to this dreary ing this confession from them in the words spot. I was accompanied by the priest,
of the poet before quoted, who acquainted me with the cause of the
Hence from thee the lot shall fall, erection of the modern crosses. In the
Be thou my guest the sacrifice for all, year 1775, in the same tempestuous night,
A marble bust of Terry,' once intendwhen the above-mentioned lake of Passeier ed by him as a gift to his friend, the burst its bauks, and many human lives author of Waverley, and other clever and a large tract of country were sacrificed productions, are exhibited in Mr.C.Smith's to its fury, seven persons sought refuge in studio, well worthy of inspection. this cavern from the vehemence of the storm. They, too, like the Reifenstein Architectural Models. family, were struck by lightning, and If these little attractive patterns of buried under masses of rock. By this last modern art are not brought into stature convulsion the cavern has been almost agreeably with the designs of the artists entirely filled up, and a mausoleum, such who have given them their studious labor as is not to be paralleled elsewhere, covers and effect; or, that some of them have the remains of ihose who repose beneath it, already appeared in their full dimension,
we cannot but admire the zeal evinced by Mr. Day in presenting to the lovers of improvement, Models,' which, if selected
for their intended purpose, would redound far the cheapest and most preltily illusto the credit of our times. The' Syllabus,' trated book we know of-the author will divided into five sections, will give our do well to remedy this defect. readers a favourable idea of this exhibi. By way of sample of its quality, we tion. For example :
introduce a few desultory bits. At page No 1.
63, the account of Manchester furnishes A. Is the centre building for a Royal us with the following extract, exhibiting Academy.
our great commercial progress. B. Exhibition Galleries.
“ As a manufacturing town ManchesC. St. Martin's Church.
ter principally claims attention. So early D. The Union Club and College of as the reign of Edward VI. its cottons and Physicians.
friezes are mentioned as the materials of É. Statue of Charles the First.
woollen cloths. In 1650 its trade is said, No 2.
in cotemporary documents, to employ men, A. Design for a Metropolitan Church. women, and children, and to be scarcely No 3,
inferior to that of any place in the kingA. Sketch model for a Palace. dom. It was, however, to the ingenuity No 4.-CASE OF MODELS.
of one man that it owed its most rapid inA. A Mausoleum, built near Norwich. crease ; and that the manufactures, in
B. The Chapter house to Salisbury Ca- fact, of England in general were enabled thredal.
to outstrip those of every other part of C. An Obelisk, erected 1829 by the Europe. Cotton yarn was originally all City of London, &c.
spun on the common one-thread wheel, Ď. Monumental tomb at Camberwell. by which the material produced was not E. Monumental tomb at Windsor. only very limited in quantity, but not sufF. G and H.- Designs.
ficiently regular and fine to be woven I. Design of a Turret.
into delicate fabrics. At length, Har K. Design for a Spire.
greave invented the spinning jenny, by No 5.
which thirty or forty threads could be Leighton Buzzard Cross.
woven at once; and it was next found
that two or three threads thus spun would Notices of New Books.
answer the purpose of the warp, which had uniformly been, of linen. The cele
brated Sir Richard Arkwright carried the The Cabinet Cyclopedia.-Vol. 7.
admirable invention of Hargreave to perThe first volume of the Geographical fection ; and in 1775 took out a patent part of this excellent work, which is to for machinery, by which innumerable comprise The Cities and principal spindles could be worked, and a single Towns of the habitable world, contains thread produced sufficiently fine and those of the following kingdoms : Great strong for the warp. This improvement Britain and Ireland, the Netherlands, in the method of production occasioned a France, and Spain. The accounts of the corresponding change in the sale of the cities and towns here given are neatly and goods manufactured. “ The rapid inconcisely written, embracing most of the crease,” says the Annals of Commerce, historical facts which have rendered the so in the number of spinning jennies, scene of action conspicuous in the annals which took place in consequence of Arkof the country. But there is one thing in wright's patent, fornis a new era, not the compilation of the volume which to us only in manufactures and commerce, but be an oversight. This also in the dress of both sexes.
The comis, the making mention of only one mon use of silk, if it were only to be worn place in Wales, and that one Caernarvon, while it retains its lustre, is proper only which appears to have been cho- for ladies of ample fortune; and yet wosen without much regard to its present men of all ranks affected to wear it; and importance, but for the sake of stating the many of the lower classes of the middle birih of the second Edward, from whom ranks of society distressed their husbands, arose that long line of English Princes of parents, and brothers, to procure that Wales, which from that time downwards expensive finery ; neither was
a handhave been heirs apparent to the throne of some cotton gown attainable by women in this country. We think descriptions of humbler circumstances; and hence the at least as many places might have been cottons were mixed with linen yarn, 10 afforded, in compliment to the “hardy reduce their price. But now, cotton yarn sons" of the Principality, as has been to is cheaper than linen yarn; and cotton those of “ould Ireland. Should this goods are very much used in place of volume reach another edition,-and there cambrics, lawns, and other expensive is very little doubt but it will, as it is by fabrics of flax; and they have almost