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Now proudly spreads his leading-string of state,
“ But turn, O Goddess, turn thine eyes, and view
-e was ordain'd to rend.
“ See H
-nf secure in silence sit,
-n, thy wisdom stands confess'd.
-by || the wise, in council sif.
“ While these, Britannia, watchful o'er thy state,
“ Lo! to yon bench tt now, Goddess, turn thine eyes,
-n, I G
* Newcastle. + Harrington. Doubtless the first Marquis of Bute. Essex and Argyle.
|| Willoughby. Grafton. ** Grantham. # The Bench of Bisbops. 11 Chester.
* Poor Woolston boldly Smallbrook there assailed,
“ But chief Pastorius, ever grave and dull,
“ Who would not run, speak, vote, or conscience pawn,
“ Lo! o'er yon flood He casts his low'ring eyes,
“ These rulers see, and nameless numbers more,
“ Full plae'd and pension'd see H-1-09 stands
* The transcriber is not quite sure whether he is correct in his reading of this line, but he conceives the present form of words is fully adequate to satisfy the same.
† A Prelate noted for writing spiritural pastorals and temporal charges; in the one he endeavours to serve the cause of christianity; in the other, the mammon of a ministry. M.S. #herlock,
§ Hare. V A noted sermon preached on the 30th of January on this text, “ Woe be unto them that are given to changes, &c.” M.S.
Horatio, meaning Horatio Walpole, afterwards Lord Orford. ** This is apparently the word in the manuscript. I presume it means the catalogue.
" Silence! ye senates, while enribhon'd Y-, *
« There W-n and P-,' Goddess, view,
« To dance, dress, sing, and serenade the fair,
« Behold a star emblazon C-n's coat,
« To murder science, and my cause defend,
« Lo! to thy darling Osborne turn thine eyes,
at his wit.
† The Poet Laureat. | Winington and Pelham.
Harvey. || Portmore.
« Nor less, O Walsingham, thy worth appears,
“ Dunce to Dunce in endless numbers breed,
“ These, Goddess, view the choicest of the train,
Enough," " the Goddess cries, “ enough I've seen,
UPON THE SCOTAKS.
AMONGST the people who inhabit in Transylvania and Moldavia; feed Hungary the Scotaks must be in them during summer, and in the cluded, of whom geographers have autumn sell them at the market of till now made but little mention. Hannussalva, or in Bohemia, MoThe Scotaks live in seventy-five vil- ravia, or Silicia. Many of them are lages, in the district of Zemplin.
wine and leaThey are of Sclavonic origin, and ther to Poland, Russia, Prussia, and appear to be between the slaves, the Austria. A full-grown man very Ruceniaks and the Polish; but dif- seldom gets on horseback to drive a fering from them in their dialect, carriage; this is confided to the boys manners and customs. The men in order not to overload the horses; and women have almost all white white - headed children who are hair, it is very rare that an indivi scarcely taller than the sill of the dual with black hair is seen. They saddle, are capable of managing generally live together in a patri- with great dexterity six or eight archal manner. The father gives horses. In these teams there is the management of his house to one always a white horse, that the driver of his sons whom he thinks most may see bim better in the dark. The capable of that office, and the others Scotaks very seldom unite themrespect his orders, even though he selves with other people or tribes; be the youngest in the family. Their they preserve their own language principal employment is keeping and take care not to introduce forsheep. They buy them 'every year
FALSE OR TRUE; OR, THE JOURNEY TO LONDON.
(An original-Tale by Mrs. Opie.) “Well then, Ellen, all is settled," dear Charles : for Ellen, though said Sir George Mortimer to his she had a fine understanding, had a niece and ward ; " and you are re heart even too fond and too confidsolved to go to London by the mailing, and she was only eighteen. from W next Monday."
Charles Mandeville, whi
at the age “ Yes, dear uncle, it is the quick- of five and twenty, was to come into est conveyance; and as I am only to possession of a handsome fortune, stay a month I shall like to lose as had finished his classical studies little time as I can in travelling." under the tuition of a country
“Oh! certainly; to lose twelve clergyman in the village where hours of such delight as awaits you, Sir George Mortimer resided, and Ellen, would be shocking indeed!" thence had had an intimate and fre
“ Oh! but it is not only that, it quent intercourse with Sir George's will be less trouble, and less expense family, which had ended in a tender you know ; and I shall want all my attachment between him and his money for London; and as my aunt cousin Ellen Mortimer, whose molets ner maid go with me, and Mr. ther was his father's sister. Not Betson, the attorney, will take care that any thing like an engagement of me, I do not see why I should not existed between them; that Sir go by the mail.”
George had positively forbidden. “ Nor I neither, my dear; but, He had represented to them that Ellen, I suppose you have written they were as yet too young to kvow to desire your cousin Charles Man- their own minds; and that, as Mr. deville to meet you at the inn?". Mandeville could not marry till he
“ No, indeed, I have not,” Ellen was of age, it wonld be better to replied, deeply blushing," for I wish prove the strength and reality of to surprize him; besides, I should their attachment by absence, and by not like to take the poor youth out mixing with the world. The young of his bed so early in a cold May.”, lovers would have talked of eternal
“ A great hardship, indeed, to constancy, and declared their hearts force a healthy young man of one were unalterably fixed on each other and twenty ont of his bed in a spring if lie would have allowed them to do morning, at five or six o'clock.” so; but he forbade it, assuring them
“Oh! but if I should give him that their rhapsodies would not cold! you know he often has a bad carry conviction to his mind, as he cough."
had known many a passion, which “ Poor delicate creature! I am the retirement of a village had glad you have so much considera- created, vanish away in the vation for him."
ried intercourse and pleasures of “ Nay, I am sure Charles is not busy life. And very soon was abdelicate; he looks very manly, and sence the great test of affection to has a fine healthy colour.”
prove that of Charles Mandeville, “ Then why should he not get up for his guardian wrote to tell him to meet you?”
it was time for him to enter him“ Oh! but I wish to surprize self at Lincoln's-inn. As Manhim. I tell you he will be so sur deville's father had been a strict prized, and so delighted !"
dissepter he had forbidden his son “ No doubt; well, well, silly girl! to be educated at College; therehave your own way.” And Ellen fore instead of going to Cambridge having sent for places in the W he received the private tuition mail, ran to talk to her aunt and which I have mentioned, and was cousins on the only subject upper- then to commence his legal studies, most in her young and contiding as intellectual pursuit of some heart; namely, the joy of a first sort was wisely deemed necessary visit to the metropolis, and of the for him during the years that were delight which her unexpected pre- yet to come of his long minority. sence there would occasion her dear, But a young man, who knows that
Eur. Mag. June, 1823.