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For the Emerald,

Ye virtuous fair, for you alone I write.

And set the coxcomb in his proper light, THE MALL... SATIRL. For you alone the muse the hour em

ploys; Concluded.

Fain would the muse prolong your

short-liw'd joys! OyEDWIN, bow shall I my thoughts pain would she strew life's thorny vay express

with flow rs, het , And open to your view Elysian bowers, dis niet man, it cannot be a maid

Catch the warm passions of the tender Then tis a strange hermaphrodite in.


(truth.” deed!

And bind the mind to sentiment and ai min sicet in Weauty is a woman's share, Strip off the garb, the superficial yest bir eEdwin's feminine and soft and fair. In which

the worthless and the beau be a h all things ignorant-and little read,

are drest; 15, whez empty scull beneath a powder'd Against the vicious level satire's rage, D: CORTE bead.

And laugh at all the follies of the age. Guld Tho' Edwix's weak, his silly flippant Thé vain, proud, foolish coquette here tangue

[mind, The con Carrow as fast as yours, and run as long, Por she deceives us and misleads the einget To various subjects is his task confin’d, 'Tis as a foil to virtue that I strike, C, LC To news, the mall, the weather, and the The rain coquette, most thitik ye both rind,

alike. ef tes Fé Edwin's cunning, and can play his Can the proud beau the poor conpart;

ceited elf, €121 Porabe says he long has had by heart; Whose only care is to adorn himself, few di Por farious objects Edwin need not cán he in essence and in frippery drest seek,

E'er make a modest, virtuous woman 2 FUB Ose story lasts the pretty boy a week. blest? Late text Altho' these topics well with EWDIN What tho' the satirist appear your suit,


[end? falsad Bar him the Centinel and Edwin's mute! What tho' his pen in general good may

Cease Seire here, and drop thy ridi. Yet disputation is his favorite song, cule!

[fool. Stiff in opinion, tho' he's stiff in wrong. still let contempt reform the forward Can the nigh priest, whom puff’d with ed And now, o muse, assume a bigher pride we see,

Teach male or female true humility! co sko And siew phere Fashion holds her Know then, ye fair, with caution how tawdry reign.

to mark, s Cuaceited Pride here spreads her glit- The man of knowledge

. froin the senset'ring wings

(ring, less spark.
And lapse-rob*d Luxury flutters in the So shall your various pleasures never
lile motley demon! all thy joys are

And life glide on in hours of tranquil
What various evils follow in thy train ? peace.
What, tho'tky splendors fill the vacant Revolving time upon his downy wing,

(fir’d? A crown of joy and innocence shall - pilotes What , tho' thou’rt unmolested, uncon


POLLIO. What, tho' fais females in thy temple

[great ? on the what, tho, thou rul'st the little and the

For the Emerald.
The heart from thee precipitately flies,

btes all thy pomp and silken bands How sweet were the wood and the

despise, L'en while thy arts the busy mind em How sweet was the neighboring plain! ploy,

Where Myra with pleasure did rove, Distrust demands, if this be truly joy? |

But now they neglected remain.


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Rural scenes no longer can please, The twittering )swallow round the

No music now breathes in each strain, friendly dome; [roam. 1 abandon such pleasures as these, The swan who loves the river's bank to

For Myra's forsaken the plain. And the sweet nightingale the groves The bird fondly plays with its young


Warbles delighted her melodious song And every endearment will try

Does earth in blossoms, groves To amuse the dear brood with her song, And tempt, the new offspring to fly. Joy'd are the locks ; the shepherd raise

leaves rejoice? And when they take courage and go

his voice? From the tender, the motherly nest, The sailors plough the deep; and BacHow soon does she leave them to woe,

Alone and with sorrow opprest! Lead up the dance? Birds warble on It was thus, my dear Myra, thy smiles, each spray?

And thy beauty deluded my heart, Do the bees labour on unweerjed wing? A novice in love and its wiles,

And can't I tune one beauteous lay to : "I bow'd to thy innocent art.



Nor think me to blame ye gay youth,
For in Myra together are join'd,

Sincerity, goodness and truth,

On a statue of Cupid by Praxiteles. And virtue still glows in her mina.

Statue speaks.
Hastę, haste my dear lass thy return,
And affection each hour will im-

To mould my glowing form with match-
less art,

[heart prove, No more thy fond shepherd will mourn, And then, ('twas I who did his bosom

The sculptor took the pattern from his For absence shall strengthen our love.


[love. To Phryne gave me and the price was

What need have I of other charm For the Emerald.

or art,

A form's sufficient to inflame the heart. of Meleager's Idyll on Spring.

R*. WINTER has fied upon tempestuous SONNET TO A SCULPTOR, wing,

(spring. Occasioned by seeing some ridiculous fuAnd lauglis the purple year with flowery neral ornamients in Church. Now the dark earth her verdant mantle Wwen Death, with final and with weaves,

friendly stroke,

(clay, And decks her springing plants with

Shall lay my sorrows in his house of youthful leaves, ,

Perchance surviving friendship may inDrinking the tender dew of new sprung voke

[play; day,

[roses gay.

Thy art, some funeral emblem to disThe meadows laugh ; with opening On the hill top the swain his pipe em. Then, Sculptor, sparing of thy marble ploys; · Therd joys,


(stone spurn And in his snow white kids the shep

Let thy taught chissel from my tombThe seaman bold o'er the wide ocean An dove-wing?d cherubs with fat baby sails, [tlest gales. · faces,

[urn Swol'n are the sheets with zephyr's gen

And Christian Faith squat by á Roman Their brows the bacchanals with ivy Ah, be it plain! to suit the modest floor twine,

Of village church, from rhyming flatInvoking him, who gave the purple wine.

tery free; The bee performs his beauteous work Lest when some friendly conscious eye with art,

explore And labourg sedulous on every part. My bust,or Malice the inscription see, The comb by instinct form'd in thou- They with thy trophy my deserts com. sand cells,


[stones are !
With nd'rous honey, pure and precious, And say what shameless liars tornb.
The plamy irations lilc the.echoing song;
The Halejon, skiuaming light the waves

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Let not the drowsy belle nor yawn

ing beau condemn así vulgar the ron THE EMERALD.

practice of early rising until they THE WANDERER,

have experimented its advantages, No. XXXIV.

nor frown on the Wanderer for attacking their favourite propensity

until they have frequently accomMORNING,

panied him in a morning ramble WgAt youth is to life and spring to the year, morning is to the day through the Mall, where, beneath the season for healthful occupation spreading trees they may inhale

the umbrageous foliage of its and serene enjoyment, for gaiety the balmy breezes of the west, and frolic; the holy day-time" while the feathered.choristers warof nature. What pity, that in the

ble a song of gratulation. There day of a city resident, morning has so little participation Poets from rosy health delights to wander and

bestow her gifts. Has nature the earliest ages have sung its

charms? Observe from the sinnbeauties, moralists have urged its mit of BEACON Hul with what appropriation and physicians have bounteous hand she has lavished condemned the practice of incor

them on our vicinity, and with what porating it with oight, but still sloth

care her handmaid art has heighttriumphs over reason. The votaries

ened these adornments ; but wait of Nox outnumber the admirers of

not till the smoke and vapours AURORA. Few cities offer such powerful scured the prospeci. The east too

which defile the day shall have ob. -inducements to early rising as ours, invites. Contemplate the beauties -while perhaps in none does so gen- of the rising sun as it gilds the unerat a disposition prevail to indulge dulating wave; view the extended propensities to sluggardism and protract the period of sleep. Als ocean, whitened by the distant sail, though fully sensible of the difficult ing tomneree

' of onr country, your though fully sensible of the difficul and indulge in reveries on the growty of overcoming this preposterous confidence in which will not be tendency, the Wanderer: cannot at diminished by observing for a mothis season omit to call on his readlo ment the bustle of the Whurves bee ersato shake the poppies froin their

low. If greater variety be required, brow" when the cheerful morn

"go, mount the oxulting steed;" beams o'er the hills.;":

- and!' course the country rould "When erery muse where freshness breathes." Heav. And every blooming pleasure wait en's best gift, health will thus be

withroot, To bless the wildly devious morning.

secured, while the frame becomes walk:

enerysted and the iniental-faculties VOL. ).


enfecbled by protracted sleep, six ing to the charms of nature and the hours being fully sufficient to re- duties of life. store the wonted vigour of the body. “Lore not sleep," says Solomon,

No time is so propitious as morn- " lest thou come to poverty ;" and ing for application to business and as my money getting countrymen every student is acquainted with its have so hearty a detestation of that peculiar adaptation, to intense ex- pale attendant, I have felt no small ertion of mind; every poet knows surprise thať they should linger in that fancy is then most vigorous. a path, where the wise man asserts Aurora, Musis amica. What prodi- she must inevitably be found. gality then is it to waste time so This subject would admit much valuable when life is so short ? further comment, but the original

A moral mathematician remark- intention was merely to express ing on the difference between rising astonishment, that among those, at six and eight, has computed the who must necessarily be unemploygain during forty years to a man, ed in the morning, so few, particuwho has been accustomed to devote larly among the female part of the only eight hours daily to business community, visit our delightful or study, as equal to ten entire years public walks. Are my fair readers of life. How momentous a calcu- ignorant that the bloom of health, lation, well worthy the most serious bestowed by morning exercise, is consideration of every one, who has more fascinating than the highest it thus in his power to obtain so vast glow, which the cosmetics of Gouran acquisition of time for the culti- gas can supply? An epigrammatist vation of his natural endowments and on this subject says pointedly, increasing his mental acquirements. Myrtilla, rising with the dawn

In his primeval state man felt not Steals roses from the blushing morn; this preposterous tendency to sloth. But when Myrtilla sleeps till ten, s. The first fresh dawn then wak'd the

Aurora steals them back again. gladden'd race

The desire to obtain additional Of uncorrupted man, nor blushed to see charms we may hope will have its The sluggard sleep bencath its sacred proper effect in filling our public beam.”

walks with the smiling fair, whose No midnight carou als then obliged example cannot fail to influence the the bacchanalian to resort to day for other sex, and operate a general rea sleep of turbid agony, nor did the formation in the community, banfair then only abandon the dance ishing the tinge of the lilly from for the couch at dawn of day. In both female and male faces, and reobtaining refinement we have aban- storing the rose to its proud predoned comfort. But our claim to it eminence. Convinced of the influis not extinct. Let me then entreat ence of the fair, and desirous that my male readers not to suffer this influence may be exerted, the · Aurora to blush at seeing tliem reel Wanderer would call them from the into their beds at the time they couch by the invocation of a poet. should be rising from them, and the Awake, my fair! in smiles awake ! fair must pardon me for exorting For night withdraws her sable veil, them to abstain from the midnight The clouds of morn refulgent break,

And odours breathe in every gale.. perusals of hobgoblin descriptions

Arise! and aid the dawn, my fair! and unnatural delineations of ideal

Dispute the blush with yonder east; life, that a sleep undisturbed by ter- Thy breath shall mock the fragrant air nific dreams may admit an awaken The light thy radiant eyes increase.

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Ancient and Modern History, by ! That fast diminishing in lusty rounds, Bigland, hare obtained some celebri. Stops nature's cravings, yet her sighis ty in this country. The following is will flow.

BLOOMFIELD. extracted from the Essays of the

Surely those writers, who thus insame author, recently published.]

sult the understanding of their reaox. THE ABSURDITIES OF MORAL: ders, and give the lie to universal WRITERS.

experience, have never represented As it is inconsistent with the or- to themselves the man of 'sensibility, der of things, that the gifts of for- surrounded by his helpless offspring tune should be distributed in equal crying for bread, which it is not in portions to all, as afluence, ease and his power to provide, or seeing them pleasure, can fall to the lot of only a or the partner of his bosom, lansmall number of individuals, and by guishing on a bed of sickness, withfar the greatest part of the human out being able to procure what is species must lead a life of toil and necessary for their confort or relabour, in the midst of poverty and covery. They have never contemin the gloom of obscurity, it appears plated virtue in distress, or genius to have been the design of a num-cramped in its exertions by chilling ber of moral philosophers to recon- penury; nor beheld the miserable cile the great bulk of mankind to spectacle of age and infirmity sinktheir condition, by delineating a dis- ing under the burden of labour and guised and fallacious picture of the want. Such scenes however are good and evil of life.

almost every where exhibited: they To see a philosopher who is pos- may be witnessed in every city, sessed of affluence, or at least bless- town and village, if not designedly ed with a comfortable competency, overlooked, and present themselves. writing a panegyic on the happiness too frequently to escape observation. of poverty, is something truly ludi- If those mistaken moralists have crous. A person who possesses ever contemplated the scenes of what is sufficient to supply his woe, so common among the lower wants, and even to procure him classes of mankind, and yet suppose those conveniences which are suita-them consistent with happiness, ble to his station, or can contribute what in the name of common sense to render life easy and agreeable, is it that constitutes misery? may, indeed, retire into his closet at The arguments and inductions of an hour of leisure to write an elabor- this mistaken philosophy, are so ate harrangue on the blessings of common, and the terms « humble poverty, and for want of other em- but happy station," "contented povployment, may indulge his reveries erty," "happy obscurity," and a until the dinner bell calls him to a thousand cant expressions of this plentiful repast; the smoothness nature, so frequently occur, that a or foridity of his style, or the ap- volume might be filled with quotaparent energy of his reasoning, may tions of this moral nonsense; and, amuse those who have as much lei. from books, it is transferred into the sure to read as he has to write ; but mouths of those who have never all his declamatory eloquence will experienced this enviable happiness never induce the poor man to think that poverty brings for its dowry. his situation comfortable, when he We are told that the great Frederic is hungry and cannot procure him-lof Prussia, walking with a French.. self a dinner.

philosopher, I think the atbe Vablys,

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