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Tbat Boreas fighid to hear. Exhausted, Th’imaginary mad, who bke the forma faint,

Of marble-weeping Niohe, beweils He could no more, when dash upon a rock With many a wild and woeful scream ute Were driyen the hapless pair


Of wretches dashed upon the rock, whik Upon this rock the lovers lay, and

round descried by the gleams of lightning, that the ribs and broken maits of batter'd ships they were surrounded by the tea and had Upon the white surge refuels ever soll -no hope of fatety.

*The end or delign of the poem is an-Around he saw

natinced in the firit three lines : it is, to The billows mounting towards heaven; he rescue from oblivion the warlike deeds of faw

Donald Bare. In the mont celebrated The solitary rock whereon he lay,

Epic poems, hides a story or fable, where 'And Flora weeping o'er him. Her fad looks is a rusral, or important truth that reuils His soul auld not endure. He nudder'd froin the whole. Such a moral, in this cold,

beautiiul little poem, is wanting, or, at And then gave up the ghost. She all night least, not apparent. It does not indeed long

protefs to be an Epic peem, although it Hung o'er his body, seated on the rock pofleffes most of the features of that species Alone, and all the roaring elements

of Composition: a Drona going on and In battle round her. As what fiction tells presented to our view in lively colours, iho" Sometimes of Mermaid or Sea Nymph, whose defcribed by the poet, not the petites

and deeds of the actors. Doriak: Bart, And beauteous wailing 'mid the Occan wild of gigantic ftature and force, loity muAttract the wandering mariner, of heart raps, and the son of a king, was fit Manly and boid, and yet too gentie far

hero for the tim in which he lira. To pass unpitying his fuft ruin, norv

Other heroes of different characters are She feem'd, and from her locks the briny introduced and well supported. Mr.

Skerie has formed his tate and file on And briny sea difilled. She all night long

the model of Honier inong the Au. These horrors suffer'd, till the morning ilí,

cients, and Milton among the foderns. Dispelld the gloorn, and Nature's diamond Hie las a just tatte for what is anúahie, phone

as well as heroie, ir human nature. The With lustre in the East: Nature rejoicid,

morfic and harmony of his verlification From fear of wreck eternal novi redzenud,

cannot be exceeded. When the proud fun uprose. The gilded lia Smoothed his distemper'd check, and

ANTCDCtes OF THE AUTHOR. no more ;

Mr. Skene, author of Donald Bane, in The sky in native blue array'd herself, Epic prepi, &c. is well known in North Her holiday attire ; the finsy cribe

Britain for his unconquerable ausbrot To {port again return'd; and even the

to the lenourable Mrs. Duti.. When whale,

that lady left her triepes and everythics And all those watery monster, which infest

to As to his arris, many arts and persua. The northern feas, delighted, on the deep

tions were used to separate them and prePlay'd their unwieldy ganibols. Fora fole vent their marriage. Ambag the telt, Dejected and forlorn with larguid tyc

two Clergymen of Edinbugi, relations &c."

of the Lover, who was then orly nille

ter? years of age, were employed to After uttering a sublime and truly divade lin. After many yain bolicala. Chriftian prayer, which is too long to be tirns, he at last consented to lear their now interted here,

arguments. They met him near the pj.

lace of llolyroad lloute, and, he walking Exclaiming thus,his clay. cold neck the charpes, between thein, they pliza kim, opie a ter And on his livid lips poured forth her soul.

another, with all their rieturic, tera Swift to the Wett's gesn Inc * their kindred fummer's day; during which time thic fprices

youthful Lover appeared extremely at:.. Together wing 'd their way.— But Rill, 'tis tive to their arguirents, and preserved a

profuund silence till they had entirely A wailing noise iš heard, which liom its walked round the City of Edinburgh path

with its fuburbs, and arrived at the place Th’untiinking verrel draws afic to help

from whence they set out.

At this time • The Green I Ne of the West was icng considered by the inhabitants of die Hébades so the future abode of happy toals.



the reverend preachers thought they had and bowing retired. The divines from gained their poirit. But the Lover broke that day gave up their purpose, writing llence thus - Gentlemen, we are just that it was needieis to talk to a young where we let out

man who would give no reason for his “ To fight such goodiy sermons gives me conduct, and disregarded the reasons of

others. The loves were soon after * But yerdy I say they are in 'vair," married ; and we are happy to hear that

the lady has made a molt txemplary wife.

* pain,

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Nov. 19.




Ia liff,

A New' O, era, the produ&ion of Mr.

Holman the Comedian, was performed for the first time at Covent Garden Thea re, under the, title of “ ABROAD HOMI," the characters of which were as follow, and were thus represented. Sir Simon Flourish,

Mr. Quick. Young Flourith,

Mr. Fawcett.

Mr. Munden. Young Teny,

Mr. Knight Capiain O'Neil, Mr. Johnitone. Harcourt,

Mr. Incledon, Monsieur Grand Pas, Mr. Murray.

Mr. Waddy. • Vol. XXX. Dec. 1796.

Mr. Bowden.
Mr. Claremont.
Mr. Lee,
Mr. Davenport.
Mr. Simi.cns.
Mr. Triompson.
Messrs. Grey,

Street, Linton,

Mr. Blurton.
Mefirs! Abbas and

Mrs. Knight.
Mrs. Second,
Mrs. Martyr.

oid Telty,

Lady Flourish,
Miss Hartley,

Sir vý



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Sir Simon Flour fr and Old Testy were that Sir Simon's pleasure at fee'ng his fosi partners in trade, but have retired from bu. willinduce him to pay all his debts. Young linefs. Each has a son, whom he educatcs Flourish adopts this advice, and being obliged according to his own notions of propriety. Sir to take one of the officers of the prison with Simon thinks it is proper that his son should him, he partes off the lacter as a German ciavel, in order that he may know the world. Count. Some whimsical events arise in its But Testy conceives that the best way of interview between the fither, the fan, and arming his son against the artifices of man. the pretended Count. At length toth the kind, is to bring him up to the Law, and for fathers discover that their respective systems chis purpose has him trained in the arts of of education are equally ertoncous, and tha! canning at a school in Yorbfiire. Miss Hart. both their fins are tenants of the King's ley, an accomplied young Lady, is the ward Bench. It should be observed, thit when ef both these old men ; and each designs that Young Testy visité Miss Harcourt, at his fa. the shall marry his fin. Sir Sinion values ther s de fire, to make matrimonial proposals, himself on his good-brecding, and Cla Tefty he mistakes the maid for the mistress, and on his honefly; though neither poffeffes the marries the former, who, the moment the quality to which he pretends. It appears ceremony is over, attends her husband to tác that Young Flourish, instead of following King's Bench, the officers having dugged him his father's directions, has squandered away into church. As Old Testy finds that hļs all the money intended for travelling ex- son cannot marry Mifs Hartley, and as Captain pences, and is confined in the King's Bench, O'Neil, having come to an explanation with while his father imagines he is feasting with Harcourt, recommends his cause to Sir Sie the Grand Duke of Tuscany, or killing the mon, the lattıs, fearful of exciting the resene. foot of his Holiness the Pope. Young Testy ment of the Hibernian, and Old Testy, conkit comes to town, and being suffered to live hy to the marriage of Harcourt and Miss Harthimself in chambers, he falis into the hands ley ; the Piece concluding with parental scre of Tharpers, and loses all the money his fa- giveness and a promise of Glial reformation, ther gave him to pay the tradesmen who have In the plot, incident, and character, this furnilired the apartments where he is to pur- Opera exhibits little that is enurely new, sue his fiucies. The fathers have each. The Dialogue, however, which is moral,

agreed that their sons shall have a fair chance witty, and humorous, has a fair claim to the I for the hand of Miis Hartley, who, however, merit of originality, and the performers ex

is secretly actached to Harcourt, an amiable erted themselves with spirit and effcct. young man, but the victim of imprudence, The music, though, upon the whole, noe and al'o a prisoner in the King's Bench, 10 among the happiest compositions of Shield, wricii place.che dileppointed Tradefinen send tiad some very pleasing pairages ; and the Piece Young Teily. Captain O'Neil, a generous has been frequently repeated with deserved Irishnan, being under a mistake respecting applause. Harcourt, means to challenge him, but first The tive under which this Opera was oriBarrows niency of Sir Simon to release Haro ginally announced was “ The King's Buzby" court from confinement, without, however, which however, being dilapproved by the suffering Harcourt to know wlio is his bene- Noble Marquis to whom the inspection of factor. Captain O' Neil is also a candidate Dramatic performances is cificially submitted, for t'le har i of Miss Hartley, but intending was alterid, previous to its Performance, as to get Lady Flourish to promote his suit, me above. fuppofis that he is propofiry love to hejteif, 24. The Play of Philajier, as altered from and while matters were in this equivocal Bezumori ard Fletcher, was revived at Co. itate, Sir Sin.on enters, and bitrerly re. vent Garden Theatre, for the purpose of exproaches the Captain for having such ditho. hibiting Mr. Ellion and M js Ailing baru in nou able intentions. The Captain had pre- the nci characters or Philaiter and Bellario, viouly desired Sir Simon to be his second in The performance we did not conlider as hav. nis interned duct with Harcourt, and Sir ing added any thing to the reputation of Sirion displays to furious a fpirit, even at thic either. idea of being a fecond, that tlie Captain, finding Doc.6. "THE FORCE CS RIDICOLI," Sir Simen will hear no explanation, concludes a Comedy, was produced for the firf time at that the latter will not be satisfied without a Drusy Lane Theatre. hoftile conteft. Sir Simon,kowever, soon proves The tendency of the Piece was to new, to'he a vyretcher peltroon, and is beaten by that in the present state ci ligler 17e, men tile Captain. Harcourt, before he quits the are eafily induced to negled their wives, King's Br(!s, advies Young Flourith to get merely from the drcad ridicult, though a Diy Rut, vt his later, and pretend te thor: wives 2119y postulo every virrue. This has just tiruned for his teis, inginating,' obicét is leudable, but it was av arkifully


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managed, that the audience began, at a ve. come to the Theatre that evening. Such ry early period, to express their disapproba- were the reasons aligned by the friends of tion; and soon after the commencement of the respective parties for the indisposition of the second'act, the general centure was so MifFarren. 'loudly manifested, that Mr.Paliner was obligid On the 6th of December, when the Play * to come forward, and request that they would was again announced for performance, the hear the Play to the end, when he promiícd expectation of the new Comedy, and curio. them, in the name of the Manager, that it lity to know what reception Miss Farren Mhould be withdrawn. To this proposal the would experience, diew a very large audience. aud.ence affented ; but the Piece was so va. The monent Miss Farren appeared, a pid in its progress, that fresh marks of diplea. mingled roar of approbation and censure Sure appeared; and, though we may suppose ainic, but the bias was evidently in her faall matters were cleared up in the catastrophe,

This contention of friend thip and the Piece ended amidit an uproar of ovir. hoftility prevaik d for several minutes ; and whelming censure.

after Miss Farren had retired from the Stage, This unfortunate Piece is rumoured to almost overcome by her feelings, Mr. Wrough have heen the production of Mr, Holcroft ; ton came forward, and addreifid the audience but if this be true, it is much belowy his cha- as follows: "racter as a Dramatist.

" LADIES AND CENTLIMIN, One circumftance attending this Comedy is to be remarked. It was announced for

"If there has been any appearance of performance on the 29th of November, and disrespect to the Public in the disappointà pretty full house colle cd. The usual ment of Tuesday lait, I can take upon me, time of commercing having clapsed, and no on the part of the Proprietors, to express the fympto.n of speaking the Prviegue appearing, greatest regret for it ; and to add from myself the audience began to expreso a considerable as Manager, as well as for Mif, Farren, that degree of impatience, which was appeared

under the present circumstances I hope you by Mr. Palmer, who came forward and

will pardon the error." Itared, "ihat by fonie uníor tecn accident Tliis apulogy'gave full satisfaction to the Miss Farrab bad not come to the Theatre'; whole of the audience, and the Comedy but that a muffinger bad been dispatched to

commenced. know the reason og' ber absence, and the

The conclusion of it was, as we have alProprietors hunb.y hoped the audience would ready said, amidit the most unqualified cen. indulge třem for a few minutes till the mett.n- fure. ger returned."Abovef.veno'clock, Mr. Palmer

A new Musical Asterpiece was again appeared, and fuid, “ that ite aniwer brought forward a: Drury Lane Theatre, unthai moinent brcught back from Farren

der the Tiile of " THE SHIPWRECK," was, that she was ro il the could not leave written by Mr. Arnid, son of Dr. Arnold, her room'; that the circumstance bud ex

The characters as follow : tremely ditreff the Proprieto, who had Selwin,

Mr. Dignum. authorild him tə deciais, that the money Harry Hawler, Mr. Bannister, jun. Mhould be returned to such Ladies and Gentle- Stave,

Mr. Suett. min as chose to kave the Theatre ; but he Michael Goto, Mr. Duwton. was at the same time commissioned to lay, to Shark,

Mr. Cacifeld. fuch of the audience as should honour them Dack,

Master We... with their company, that Mro, Siddous hund Angelica Goto, Mil Leak kindly condescended to play Isabella at a mo, Fanny,

Misi De Camp. mene's warning." A great pa: t of the au- Sally Shamrock, Mrs. Bland. dience immediately quitted the House.

Michael Goto is the head of a gang of Various were the causes alligncd by ru- wretches who lublilt upon the wrecks which mour for the disappoi: tinent experienced by may happen to be thrown on the neighbouithe audience on this occalion. The friends ing coait. À veft, named “ The Valian," of the Proprietors said, that Miss Farren's is wrecked n ar the residence of this man, absence was a tributable only to her obstinacy who, with his afciates, under pretence of inf refusing to wear' a dress in the comedy aftiiting the faiiors wharfcaped from the fury which was not quite new. Tlie friends of of the waves, in reality contrive to purloin the Lady, on the conuary, affited, that it the best part of the property. The {ailors was cnuicly owing to tie Proprietors not are invited to the house of Gora, who, tearful dllargarg a pccuniary demand which the that his villainous practices may be discayered, had wpar tiem, nosw.clutan ng her positive prepares a bowl of punch, which he imdeclaration, that unless the received her mo. pacgnates with some ingredients calculated cQ ney in the course of the day the would nos promote fleep, and even intends to murder




the unsuspeting Sclwin, the principal officer and is párdoned, and the Piece concludes of the un'ortunate thip. Angelica, the with the union of the lovers. daught: 8 of Gito, however, is an amiable The Mufic by Dr. Arnold was extremely Erl, and prevents the scheme of her fatl:er plasing. fro:n taking place. She, indeed, is the in- The Piece was received with great aptended bride of Seluin, to whom she is at. plause, and lias been fince frequently retached. 'Fanny, who has disgu.std herself in peared. the dress of a fails, overhearing the d. lign On the fame evening, at Covert Garden, of Goto, and his insan Shark. opp run ty Miss Allingham made a nety lay in the interposes, and defeats the trorrid character of Hermione, in Il Dreft Miester; of the ruffiins. In the end, the father reptats but ile atiemt was to attended with suc.




UPS His Race distain'a with


He fought the well known walk where cace

His love he went to meet ;
'Twas here he net his love again,

And thus did Riiu greiti
" Haft thou, sweet lovely maid, a heart

" Tu feel anoti.r's voc?
“ My tale would reach t'iy eerder eyes

" With gr.ef to overfow.

“ I join d our coinsy's hostile pow'ra

“ Arairit the Callictide;
" Ard a any a dean like :car I bear,

6 Wocn thiek ek sal mert hide.
" But now i cmi to bez my bread,

Ingritetul courly hear! Dehold thus heud, crown grey in armis, " Echold a foldier's tear!"


TPSTARTING from his ted of f;aw,

His face dinain'd with gore,
Role framic Lennard, pac and wan,

Far from his native shore.
With anxious thought his horom wrought,

The Nee plets night be ton d,
And morn brought notiring but despair

Upon the Culic coast.
He long had lov'da charming maid,

Wko figh'd for his return;
But Rosa nought of him could hear,

In Glence Me did nourn.
He went wirb Fredrick's wa:like hoft,

To fight on Gallia s plains ;
But Callia's p-weithic Prongest provid,

And Lennard Stither chairs;
Iwolse weary n.onths 2 prisoner lay,

Arid mary alarc'hip tore ; Aud would news to Rcfa caine,

That Lornare was no nere. Full ost the heard the fital tale,

The tell of Lonard Liave;
Ard cruel Rian arg'd lis love,

Since Lennurd's in his grave.
Too well he knew that Leonard Hvid,

He luditc weepin, 21r';
And huih d cach dout: wituin her breart,

And soul his frund betray d.
Fiom roup:ottwn in Galiza s and

i captive he was fint;
From town to town of Rura thougit,

in brow as he went.
t'is'clo: bes were r.cucht but tatter'd rags,

His food the crant:id bread ;
And never stopt on aught but Atraw,

Nu pillow for his head
Iwelve tedious moth: in grief he pasid,

And hazard was t:is ook ;
Allart exchange did fet him freea

His hon.cward flep he lock. Ano

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