« PreviousContinue »
alderman Hankey, the new candidate, 29. Orders issued to detain ail Danish died the evening before the poll. vessels, and send in all ships of that
7. The election for Westminster nation. commenced.
SEPTEMBER. 22. The town of Chudleigh, in De
7. The city of Copenhagen surrenvonshire, destroyed by fire.
dered after a bombardment of three 23. The election for Westminster nights, and the English feet and arny ended, when sir Francis Burdett, and lord Cochrane werc declared duly of Denmark, and of the city of Copen
took possession of the fleet and arsenals elected.
hagen. 26. The election for Middlesex ended, when Mr. Mellish and Mr. Byng were
12. Intelligence received from lieute
nant-general Whitelocke that an attack returned.
made by the British troops on the town June.
of Buenos Ayres having completely 5. The election for Yorkshire closed, failed, a convention had been entered when Mr. Wilberforce and lord Milton into to evacuate South America within were declared duly elected.
two months on condition that all the 14. The decisive battlo of Friedland prisoners should be restored. fought between the French and Rus 18. The powder-inills at Feversham sians, in which the latter lost above blew up, and six men and three horses 30,000 men, and 80 pieces of cannon.
were killed. 22. An armistice concluded between Russia and France.
2. A comet made its appearance. 24. The conference between Bona
15. A dreadful accident happened at. parte and the emperor of Russia on a raft in the middle of the Niemen.
Sadler's Wells in consequence of a false 29. The return of sir Francis Bur- their lives. See page 565.
alarm of fire,' when i8 persons lost dett for the city of Westminster celebrated, on which occasion sir Francis
30. The king of Spain published rode in a lofty car from his house to the decrec, accusing his son, the prince of Crown and Anchor tavern in the Asturias, of a conspiracy against his
life. Strand. JULY.
NOVEMBER 7. The duchess of Brunswick landed 5. Another decree ..blished at Maat Gravesend.
drid, declaring the prince of Asturias 16. The emperor of Russia arrived pardoned, he having confessed his fault, at St. Petersburgh, after having con
and made known the authors of the cluded the peace of Tilsit.
plot. 26. Bonaparte arrived at St. Cloud,
DECEMBER having returned from the army in Po 2. Intelligence received that the emland.
peror of Russia had published a declaraAUGUST.
tion announcing his determination to 3. The first division of the English break off all cominunication with Engfleet employed in the expedition to Co- land, and recall his embassador. penhagen arrived off the castle of Cron 19. Lord Strangford arrived from berg in the Sound.
Lisbon with intelligence that the court 16. The English troops landed on of Portugal had embarked, and sailed the island of Zealand without oppo. for the Brazils on the 24th of No sition.
Sol's last ray,
THE setting sun proclaims departing Gravid on the rugged stones we spatday,
ter'd find, The bleating flocks returning to their The sacred praise of souls for ever fold,
fled. And evening twilight comes, whilst
Yon frowning turrets now with ing Tinges the ring clouds with bright crown'd, est gold.
Those gloomy cells with waring mioss
o'ergrown, The mild serenity of evening air, Might once confine a warrior rem The mind to silent contemplation nown'd, leads,
Or echo'd to a penitential's moan. And all around smiles Nature's bounteous, care,
The vaulted chapel that was once so Whilst beauteous verdure clothes the
grand, lovely meads.
That echo'd with the pealing organ's Then how delightful pleasant 'tis to
Where once the pious monk, with upAmidst yon Gothic ruin'd stately
lift hand, pile,
Or bent in meek devotion to the Where once pale Superstition held her
ground. sway, And Sorrow echo'd through the But now, alas ! in ruins all are seen, length’ning aisle.
And scatter'd fragments burst upou
the sight, Blest Fancy aids us, whilst we call to Whilst nought is heard but the dread mind,
raven's scream, Its inmates, long since number'd Or birds ill-omen'd hov'ring thro' the with the dead,
INDEX TO THE POETRY.
Lines addressed by count O. to bis
45 to the memory of the infant son
to a young lady
162 a distressed female to relieve her 444
48 addressed to miss S. on seeing her
500 Muses' mite of gratitude, the
614 on the approach of spring 276
for his Majesty's birth-day 329
on the surrender of Dantzic 442
the old cat's
the old maid's
Primrose, to the
to Errors Excepted -
274 Songs in the opera of False Alarms 48
217 Songs -
Father, my :
out Botany; plate 13
Sonnets 101, 219, 276, 329, 555, 672
272 Verses 'addressed to Dr. Thornton by
to miss AB. GL.
addressed by a lady to her hus-
332 Wife, description of a good
DIRECTIONS TO THE BINDER.
59 Rustic walking and half-dress - 476
236 View of the villa of Mr. A. Goldsmid,
261 London fashionable walking and even-
END OF VOLUME XXXVIII.
C. Robinsor., Printer,