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temperate both as to the quantity and spot some years ago, I was smitten with quality of his food. He eats content. its rural aspect and the retiredness of edly the hardest and most disagreeable its situation. The contemplative indi. herbage which the horse and other vidual may here bid adieu to the world, animals pass by and disdain. With and suffer bis time to pass away in obregard to water, he is extremely nice; livious security. The husbandmen he drinks only from the clearest brooks with their teams were slowly retiring he can find. In drinking he is equally homewards moderate as in eating. He never sink's bis nose in the water, being afraid, as

As now the sun is trembling o'er the ware,

Mild Evening comes, with her sweet hours has been alleged, of the shadow of his

of rest; ears. As nobody takes the trouble of Sweet to the reeking ox, that patient slave; combing him, he often rolls on the Sweet to the Swain, with suliry hoors opgrass ainong thistles or ferns. With

press'd. out paying any regard to the load he The cooling dews from heavenly climes carries, he lies down and rolls as often descend, as he can, scemiogly with a view to Whilst the gray landscape fades before the reproach the neglect of his master, for

eye. he never wallows, like the horse, in the Rocks, hills, and vales, in soft confusion mire or in water. He is even afraid of As Evening 'throws her mantle round the

blend, wetting bis feet, and turns off the road

sky.

REED. to avoid a puddle. His legs are also drier and cleaner than those of the The road to Rottingdean leads you horse. He is susceptible of education! onward along the coast, to Newhaven,

The more distant objects of curiosity Seaford, Beachy Head, East Bourne, in the neighbourhood of Brighton are Pevensey, Hastings, Winchelsea, Rye, FIVE-Rollingdean, Shoreham, Worth- Romney, Hythe, Folkstone, Dover, ing, the Devil's Dyke, and Lord Ches. Deal, Ramsgate, and Margate ; thus terfield's Seat and Park, on the road to embracing a great portion of the southLewes. The first and two last we vi. ern extremities of Sussex and Kent. sited in the carriage of an old and much. This road is rough, aod the stages respected friend, J. Hn, Esq. whose (with shame bc it spoken) are not of kindness in this and other respects, the best condition. Hence accidents during our stay at Brighton, I here frequently occur, which endanger the acknowledge with gratitude.

lives of bis Majesty's liege subjects

. ROTTINGDEAN is a small neat village, During my stay at Brighton, the distant four miles, to the east, from Hastings Coaca broke down, and had Brighton. The road winds along the it happened five minutes sooner, the east cliff, of tremendous aspect for its whole coach and passengers would have height above the ocean. The first part been precipitated over the cliff into the is guarded by a railing; but the latter ocean!

A friend of mine, with bis (#0 portion of the road is open to the pre- nephews, who were outside, had a war. cipice-wide yawning for destruction ! row escape; their bruises soon wore Accidents, however, seldom occur ; away, but the remembrance of their and when they do happen, it is owing catastrophe will never be obliterated. to certain circunstances, over which Shorenan is a very ancient lowo, human skill bas no controul.

lying about half way between WorthWe reach Rottingdean by a slighting and Brighton, at the distance of six descent, and turning to the left we miles. It goes under the names of enter the village without the least dif. Old and New Shoreham ; but both have ficulty. It stretches through a valley, the appearance of equal antiquity, lo and the Church stands at the top of it. the tortuous appals of electioneering it We drove round it, cheeringly; an air stands conspicuous for infamy. Most of serenity pervaded the spot ; which is brazen-faced were the displays of bria recommendation to invalids who can. bery and corruption! It however, still not bear the bustle of Brighton. Here sends iwo members to parliament. Its is a machine or two for sea-valhing, harbour is undergoing improvements. which being immediately under the Immense sums have been expended; clifts, may be said to boast of a degree and it is hoped that the place will turu of privacy. Here are good houses and out at length of some advantage to the neat cottages, with lodgings of various nation. It is the only recess of any descriptions. When l first visited the extent for ships to enter between

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Dover and PORTSMOUTH-a circum- carriages alarm female timidity: There stance, in bad weather, of inestimable is, however, no real danger, and thereutility. Here is a loog wooden bridge, fore such alarms are uonecessary; but with a proportionable toil-but of real we cannot reason with the passion of advantage to this part of the country. fear, and, left to itself, it gradually dies It superseded a ferry, which, however away. The ascent continues for most convenient lo an individual, must take part of the way: when, gaining the sum. over a carriage and horses with diffi- mit, you perceive, on the right hand, culty. The Pad Inn is an acceptable an IMMENSE CAVITY, hollowed out by repose for the pilgrim, who is travers- nature, and tbus exciting our astonishing this part of the southern coast of meut. This chasm, as the name intitbe island.

inates, bas been ascribed to the grand Aldringlon Church, between Brigh. author of evil, who (says tradition) ton and Shorebam, is io ruins. Near it bebolding with envy the numerous human bones are dug up, and urns, full churches of the WEALD of Sussex, deof Roman coin, have been found in its termined to form a cbannel which vicinity.

should admit the sea, and thus ¡nyaSix miles onwards is the rural date the whole tract with its pious in. village of WORTHING, of recent, but habitants! This plan, according to the deserved celebrity ; lying close to the author of the “Benulies of England sea, most of its houses enjoy delectable and Wales," was disconcerted by an OLD views of the ocean. The parish church woman, who, roused from her midnight being a mile distant, at Broadwater, slumbers through the noise which the the inhabitants of Worthing bave built progress of the work occasioned, peeped a handsome chapel of case; and there out of her chamber wicdow, and had is also a place of worship for the use of no difficulty in recognizing the infernal Protestant dissenters. Here are two agent. She perceived, likewise, the good libraries, both pleasantly situated; object of his undertaking, and, with the one kept by Mrs. Spooner, in a admirable presence of mind, held a beautiful situation; the other, by Mr. burning candle from the casement. Stafford, facing the ocean. Warwick The mischievous spirit, mistaking the House, a marine villa, the property of light for the rising sun, was so scared Edward Oyle, Esq. is generally occit- that he quitted his unfinished work pied duriog the season by some poble and made a hasty retreat! History, family. Steyne Row, frooting the unfortunately, bas not recorded the Steyne, is an excellent range of houses ; Dame of the shrewd matron who rendered and there are lodging houses of every such a signal service to her country. description. Here is a pretty little Let not, however, old women be any theatre, and a commodious market. longer despised — whilst young ladies place, well stored with provisions. will never fail, by their natural charms WORThisG is quiet and retired—though as well as various accomplishments, to it is becoming less and less so, on ac- maintain their dominion

over the count of its increasing dimensions. Its hearts and affections of their gallant viciaity is shady and delightful. The countrymen. The days of ChivaLRY chief rides are to Arundel, with its are not extinguished - the mutual priocely castle, belonging to the Duke claims of the sexes will be ever recog. of Norfolk; aud to Little Hampton, nised-continuing to delight and upLot forgettiog the Miller's Tomb; hold the world !* whence is a variegated view of the But our surprise at this natural cavity adjacent country. But having minutely has scarcely ceased, before our eye is, ex patiated on these topics in the first the right baod, exhiliarated by volume of my Picture of Worthing," the sight of a most extended prospect secood edition), I shall not say a word

of the interior part of the couoty of more on the subject. Worthing is a Sussex. Par and wide docs the visual favourile day's excursion from Brigh- faculty rove-from Chichester to Lewes ton.

-a range of fifty miles; whilst the The Devil's Dyke, situated north. little villages, with their rustic spires, West and at the distance of five miles from enrich and diversify the landscape! It Brighton, Prom its vulgar name little has a phantusmugorian appearance. can be ascertained of jis actual form aud position. We ascend the Downs * See Vision of Pemale Ercellence, in by a stody road, where the jogs of the JUVENILE PIECES, by J, Evans. 6th edit. Europ. Mag. Pol. LXXIV. Oct. 1818,

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Suddenly presenting itself, in the mo. ing through the trees, and adding to ment, it 'overwhelms the spectator the beauty of the prospect. Bere the will admiration

bumble peasant joias with his august

neighbour in offering up his praises and The mountain's top that seems to meet

thanksgiving to the great Maker and The height of Hear'n's imperial seat ;

Preserver of all! The rocks, the valley's guardian pride,

The title of Earl of Cbichester is Or boundaries of THE OCEAN's tide, That oft in grand coofusjon hurld,

illustrated by the Pelham family. Dur. seem like the fragments of A WORLD

ing bis father's life, the present noble. While the low hill and vale between man was known by the name of Lord Appear to variegate the scene !

Pelham; and duriog that period be

sustained the office of secretary of Here we found a booth, with a va. state ; hence it was that, somo years riety of refreshmeot: beef and bam, ago, waiting at Buckingham Ilouse, in cheese and butter, with the staff of life, conjunction with ofber dissenting mi. porter, cyder, and confectionary, were nisters, to address his Majesty, I had to be had in perfection. The fire was an opportunity of witnessing bis urbane lighted in a sort of cabin stove, oo manners and gratifying deportmeut. wbich the kettle soon boiled, and we Virtue alone is true nobility. bad a cup of tea very comfortably, on I confess that I never view Gentle tbe occasion. Av old Brilish tar had

men's seals in the country without conthe care of the premises, waiting upon trasting them with their residence at liis customers with alacrity. From town houses in the great city. Quit. May to November be occupies this ting at once the hustle aod inmult of bleak and solitary station, Sundays a town life, they plunge themselves into excepted. I told him his secluded si- the calm pleasures of retirement. Their tuation on the summit of these Dowos feelings on such an occasion are well was not unlike that of Bunnaparle on expressed in the following brief epistle the rock of St. Helena. His reply was, to a friend in town from a NOBLEMAN he wished he had Buovaparte along with in the country, the Earl of Orford, him, for it would prove a better specu. dated 1743, Boughton, Norfolk :lation than that in which he was at “ This place affords no news-00 present engaged. So apart from the subjects of amusement for such foe habitation of man is this spot, that the men as you. Men of pleasure and wit provisions brought here on Saturday in towo uoderstand not the language, evening were once stolen and carried por taste the charms of tbe inanimele clear off by Monday morning! The world. My fatterers bere are all mutes; number of visitor's is great; and the the ouks, ibe beeches, and the che sixli, juster of the house boasted that, among contend which of them shall best please other nobility, the Duke of York had the Lord of the Manor. They cannot partook of his entertainment.

deceive-They will not lie. I, in sinOur last object of curiosity in the cerity, admire them, aod have as many vicinity of Brighton is Lord Chiches beautics round me to fill up all my TER'S SEAT and Park. This is only bours of dangling, and no disgrace at: four miles distant on the road to Lewes, tends me from sixty-seven years of age! It lies in a valley, ioto which you enter Within doors, we come a little nearer by a baodsome gate, with appropriate to REAL LIFE, and admire, upon the lodges. You ride on for some time almost speaking canvass, all the air before the mansion presents itself to and graces wbich the proudest of the view. It is a neat building, of some towo ladies can boast ! With these I extent, auguring the resideuce of nobi. am satisfied, because they gratify me lity. Being a modern structure, it has with all I want and all I wish, and ex. nothing of the venerable grandeur of pect nothing in return which I cannot antiquity to recommend it. The grounds give. If these, dear Charles, are aby by which it is environed are charming. temptations, I heartily invite you to The spot abounds with trees of almost come and partake ot' them." every description; we recognized the In visiting STANDEN House and its slutely 0.1k, of no mean dimensions. Park we drove through the grounde Groups of barmless sheep were scattered up to the downs, taking a circuitous in various directions. Not far from route, wbich brought us, at length, this moblemav's mansion is a neat vil. after a delightful ride, to our old sta. luze, with its Lilliputian church peep tion al Brighton, about sis in the

evening, having surveyed a wide por. Derally rugged and bare, but from their tion of the adjacent territory.

summit in almost every direction is In thus rambliog through the coun- presented the panorama of Naturr! try we are emitten with its undulating And it may be added, that from the variety. Agreeably to my motto from ' quantity of wild thyme and other aro. Cowper - NATURE is the universal matic shrubs, spontaneously growing prize! Nor can any reverse of coodi. about them, the air, particularly after å. tion deprive us of this refined and luxu. shower, is impregnated with odours, rious species of enjoyment :

refreshingly grateful to the senses, and “`MISPORTONE's band may tear away my tioo. But, after all, the vicinity of

eminently salubrious to the constituwealth, Despoil my fields, and lay ay gardens Brighton, vot unlike the land of Pales.

tine, must cause the inhabitants to waste, Yet not bercave me of lor'd Nature's lameut the want of protection froin the charms.

rays of a summer sun, and to feel the The verdant meads, ibe yellow-waving beauty of eastern imagery enriching corn,

and adoruing the language of prophecy The new.mown hay, the melody of birds, relative to the reign of the Messiah The pomp of groves, the sweets of early

as an hiding place from the wind and mørn,

a cover from the tempesl; as rivers of The rural valk at eve, or the more calm

walers in a dry place; as the shadow had solemn hour of night-she cannot shade

of a great rock in a weury land. Spring's early blossoms-Summer's gay

One evening the rain poured down in attire,

torrents, and Tremendous was the thunOr Autumn's richer hues she cannot hide

der and lightoing The mooo's wild radianee, or the brighter beains

The sun set red, the clouds were scadding of yonder setting sun--she cannot veil

wild, The spangled firmament thro' which the And their black fragments into masses mind,

piled ; Upboro ou Meditation's wiog, will soar

The birds of Ocean scream'd, and OCEAN Sublime to untold world's to Nature's

gave God

A hoarser inurmur and a heasier wave! She cannot rob me of my hopes of ITEAFEN!”

SMITHERS.

The Pavilion, opposite our habitation,

en veloped in the thick darkvess of the The contemplation of the varieties night, disclosed itself to our sigbt, and of nature may be pronounced a pure like a phantasmagorian spcclre, having and inexbaustible source of enjogment. dazzled the eye, as instantaneously dis

Such arc the rural objects in the appeared! These reiterated exhibi. ricinity of BRIGATON ; which, however tivas filled the mind with awewbilst diversified, cannot, excepting the last, the atmospbere, being, purified, the boast of forest sccpery: allowing for earth was refreshed, glowing, on the the want of umbrageous walks seldom subsequent morning with renovated met with by the sea side, the visitant bcauly. must be gratificd. Here is little of the I conclude with remarking that acquae dullness of level ground to fatigue the tic ctcursions may, of course, be en. eye and deaden the heart. Leaving

Leaving joyed at Brighton in perfection. In Brighton in almost any direction, you this point thc PRINCE REGENT himself feel yourself upon an asceat, and the has set an example. Embarking here prospect widens around you! Evening with his associales, in a rurAL TACET, aud morning the leisure hour may be fitted up for the purpose, a cruize of agreeably spent in rarnbling about sud some days has been effected, fitting lo exploring the beauties of creation. and fro with music and gay streamers, Evca the sight of the cominon furze is along the sinooth and expanded surface not wilboot gratification. When Line of the British channel. The navigation NABUS came to England in the year of a steam boat, which urges its progreso 1786, be was so much delighted with in spite of wind and tido, would be a the golden bloom of the PURZE, which still further source of amusement. To he saw for the first time on the cott adventurous American having built mons near London, that it is said he a vessel of this description, means to fell on his knees in raptures at the cross and recross the Atlantic-ibac sight.

mighty mass of waters, dividing the The adjacent dowos are; iddeed, ge. old and new world

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And, weLL-LOVED VESSEL / way'st thou associations had commenced. Those glide

whom I once knew as children I found Calm onward, without breeze or tide,

after the intermediate lapse of time With stedfast and upaltered motion

taken up in my continuaoce at a public Along the bright and starry ocean

school and at college, advanced in For in thy bosom's inmost cells Some self-impelling spirit dwells:

equal growth with myself—a natural re

sult which, notwithstanding its evident And thy majestic form is driven Along the slumbering sea,

consequence, my absence had almost As on the peaceful soul of heaven

caused me to lose sight of. Wheu, how.' Uato Eternity!”

ever, we again met, the renewal of our

WILSON. friendship made us more intimate than Nor among the rocommendations of ever, and, from having been associated Brighton and its Vicinily should it be in the earliest days of our youth, our forgotten, tbat at nine o'clock every sentiments were blended by a congeniaevening our ears were saluted with the lity which united us io mutual regard. admirable air of God save the King_ No, never shall I forget the moment the long-suspended and reverberated when I ascended the pulpit stairs to bid tones of which issuing from the adjacent a long, a last farewell to the fathers and barracks, were rendered more delight. mothers, the brothers and sisters of my ful by the solemoity of closing day. flock, with whom I had lived, I may say, I am, dear Sir,

as loog as I had understood existence, Your's respectfully, in a reciprocal interchange of affectionJ. EVANS.

ale respect. I bad served two neighbour. P.S. My next will be - Relurn jog curacies at different times with that Home, through Lowes, &c.

which I had considered my chief.

When I looked around me, I beheld the RECOLLECTIONS

major part of these congregations mig. gled with that of my principal cure, and

was convinced that I was about to METROPOLITAN CURATE.

make my final address to them. I will Chapter II.

pot assume to myself a self-possession ( Continued from page 206.)

which I did not feel-my heart was di. πολλα και ανθρώπους γνωμά tarde de avSpaísoos wapał goespaces were feelings were already spread througti

vided among them-all niy most eargest έμπαλιν μεν τέρψιος

out the kind-hearted crowd. Here I ΠΙΝΔ. ΟΛ. Είδα», IB.

saw the friend of my infancy; there « Oft our most sanguine views th' event the playmate of my boyish bours;

deceives And veils in sudden grief the smiling ray," whose heart and hand were ever open

iu one pew sate the generous man WEST.

to my call-in another, the liberal I was not without a full conviction patron of my beloved father, aod by dis and a sorrowful application of it to my endeared mother: wbile in every part self, under many circumstances of bitter of the aisles I caught the glance of some experience, that I bade farewell to a one whom I had been in the babit of flock, among whoin I had for seven hailing with the cheerful accents and years exercised the pastoral functions the cordial sbake of unfeigned welcome of a couplry Curate. I shall never for. whenever we had met, as they had get the impressions with which I ascendo arranged themselves with their neighed the pulpit of the village church for bours on the sunny-side of the village the last time. I had long been known church. O, what' a thrill of painful among the parisbioners before I became certainty did I feel that pow no more their spiritual iustructor. My revered we should meet as pastor and fock, no parents had resided among them for more exchange those upseigned grect: gome years, and when they left the towa ings in which our hearts confessed the for another residence, I was consigned ioluence of ugaffected gratification at to the care and tuitiou of the then Cu. being spared from Sunday to Sunday to rate, who it was my lol to succeed in re-assemble in the hallowed service of the curacy soon after I had taken orders, public worship. The die was cast; it They knew me, herefore, from a boy; was expedient that I should go away; and I thought it the happiest ereat they knew the cause, and sympathized that I could desire, to return and live with me in its adverse infuence opoa ainong those with whom my carliest mỹ peace. My heart sank within me,

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