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570 Original Poetry.
(July 1, Its fury quickly spent or past,
Each radiant star appears unmov'd; To mark the ravage of the blast;
Too high, too bright, to beed the shade; With feelings of alarm
Nor thinks a mild complacent smile, I look'd, supposing mischief done;
Its fire benignant can degrade. But save that simple reed alone,
Bot shall I, like the transient cloud, Saw vestige none of harm.
Regardless pass thy ornate sphere? Devoted reed! I then exclaim'd,
P'll prize the worth which thou contain'st, With sympathy shalt thou be namid,
And ever hold sweet Sydenkam dear. When next a theme I choose;
And shall not memory ever speak The moratist in thee shall find
Claims on regard, which choc cao'k A subject suited to his mind, Depicted by my Muse.
Eliza's beauty, kindness, worth? The vot'ries of ambition too,
And shall I not, sweet Sydenham love? Their semblance in thy form shall view; Their danger is thy fate;
LINES, While those of pleasure, wealth, and pride,
YOUNG LADY, 3x cow: Alarmid, perchance may step aside,
IMMODERATS And learn to contemplate.
GRIEF FOR THE LOSS OF HER CHILD. Chelmsfurd.
WHY, dearest friend! such signs of woc
Do thy conscious features wear?
Why, from thy eyes in ceaseless flow,
Streams Affliction's sacred tear? “HERALD of morn!" and minstrel of Why is thy soul to sorrow gio'n the sky!
For one that lives; and lives in heav'n?
To Death's cold and darksome sear!
True, his infant pratelings never,
Never more! thy ears shall greet 2
True, that thy fond maternal heart
Must keenly feel the fated dart. Give a new joy to every opening day, Yet consider, that good Being And fresher rapture to the vernal year.
Who cha lovely treasure gave; Gladden'd by thee I range the flow'ry fields, Kind I beneficent! all-seeing !
Forget awhile the anguish of my heart; Never strikes but strikes to save!
Nor feel, or faintly feel, sharp sorrow's dart. Bade him, thy guardian angel rise.
While reflection gently stealing
Soothes thy troubled roind to rest :
Kneel humbly to the afflictive rod,
WHY, sweet Sydenham, does my And bless thé fiat of thy God. I. U.
heart On thy loved haun's so fondly dwell ?
AN ADDRESS TO THE DEITY. And whence the charm, which chou alone
WRITT IN DURING A THUNDER STORM. Canst yield, each ruder sigh to quell?
ALTHOUGH around thy awful thundert Th' expansive scenes so oft admir'd,
Aly, Thy neighb'ring woods, thy Aowery And roll terrific thro' the vaulted sky; meads;
Althothy vivid lightnings blaze on me, Thy smooth canal, thy shady groves, Yet shall my hope, my trust, be fix'd on For these, the mind delighted pleads.
thee; These may awhile engage the mind,
On thee, the fountain whence our solace
flows, And Fancy's magic pow'r invite; But chese a bounded influence hold;
On thee, the soother of our wrong anh When absent, they no more delight.
Protect, I pray, if such thy blessed will, But kindness holds my heart to chec,
The mariner, who guides with wondrous By polished manners made more dear;
skill, And beauty's form, and spotless worth,
The unwieldy bark: oh! spare the airent'. Bid me thy very name severe."
rous crew, When night's blue vault, by gems illum'd, Safely let them their wonted cours Spreads o'er the world its glittering pursue; veil,
Save too, I pray, the wanderers on the shore, A bullying cloud will oft appear,
Shield them from harm, tho' lood the tenBorne by some unregarding sale.
Shield the poor hind who sleeps in lonely With her sorrow.piercing cry,
Hapless child of misery.
Next we hear the sceptic bold,
Tell us virtue is a cheat,
And the grave our last retreat.
Bid us reyel all the day,
And idly cridle time away ;
Lugh at our most sacred laws,
And claim (oh impious !) our applause, How mild, and yet how firm, is Truth Wretched wanderer from the truth, pourtray'd :
Cease to tempo unguarded youth,
Assur'd, determin'd, yet serenely fair ! And let us feel Religion's sway,
Let us still enjoy the hope
or sharing that unbounded scope,
Cheerful and gay the songsters rove;
And vocal ev'ry breeze with love :
How happy once the woods among,
Here Laura first inspir'd my song,
I.U. These rural charms no more delight,
Their fairest, fondest, nymph is dead,
And ravish'd from my longing sight :
A gloomy home my fancy seeks,
For this I heave the frequent sigh;
Life's blush has left my Laura's check,
And I wich Lausa wish to lie.
PATENTS LATELY ENROLLED.
MR. JOHN MARSHALL'S AND MR. JOHN boiler, by which means the heated brine
Naylor's, (NORTHWICH,) for a Nero may freely flow from the boiler into, and and Improved Melkod of Manufactur- circulate about, the cooler or condenser, ing Salt.
and froin thence back again, which it Y the method now in use, the salt- will do by ineans of the impulse and moto the whole of which the fire has access, the consequent expansion of the brine, and all the parts of it are equally heated. the most heated parts following upon the No means are employed for the special top, and so going on towards the extreme purpose of causing the brine to sustain, part of the condenser, and afterwards, in different parts, various degrees of heat, when become more cool and dense, reby the greater or less proxiniity of such turning in an under and backward curparts respectively to the fire. The new rent towards the fire, which progress inethod consists in varying, at short and forward and backward is continued, and successive intervals, the degrees of heat thus the salt is formed into crystals, which the brine receives from the fire; chiefly in the condenser, and not in the and it is done by adding to the coinmon heated pan or boiler, in which the salt is brine-pan or boiler a condenser or wholly formed by the method now in qualer, having a communication with the use. For dispatch, two or mare con
[July 1, densers might be applied to one boiler, more projections are formed; which plate or two or more boilers may be applied to being let in, and fixed to the nave of a one or more condensers. The cooler wheel, will answer the purpose required, or condenser might be another pan not by impeding the motion of any carriage, heated, but for saving of expense, the to the wheel or wheels of which the patentees recommend clay lined with same is applied. The levers are, or may brick-flags, or any other cheap and con- be, connected with the body of any kind venient inaterials, for forming a shallow of carriage, and to such part thereof as pond or reservoir, communicating with may prove most convenient, by either the boiler, and acting as such cooler or chains, strings, cords, leather, or any condenser: any other way of causing an other substance necessary for the puralternate variation of the degrees of 'pose. heat in the brine, during the process, would produce a similar effect; “but no MR. JOHN SCHMIDT's, (ST. MARY AIE,) miethod," say they, can be more siin.
for a Phantasmagoric Chronometer, er ple and easy for this purpose, than that Nocturnal Dial, rendering visible at which we have described; and this, in Night, to any enlarged size, the Dino its principle, comprehends all other me- of a Watch, against the Wall of a thods of graduating and regulating the Room, 8c. &c. heat of the brine, by alternate increase. This instrument consists of a rase, or and diminution; and therefore we pro- any ornamental case, either of wood, test against the evasive employment of stone, tin, or any other metal applicable, any mode different in form and appear- and so constructed as to allow a free ance, whereby the same or the like effect, communication of the air, yet to prevent may be produced, either entirely or par- the rays of the light from being visible; tially, inasmuch as all such different and having on one side a watch with iro modes would be in substance and prin• dials, or what are called the day and ciple, the same as that which we have night.dial, and on the opposite side described; and we particularly notice combination of glasses, or a single glass that, as the communication is to be moveable in a tube: the diameter of the open, a pan or pans of an enlarged size, glass is one inch and three quarters, and having the heat applied only to part the pins two inches and three-quarters; thereof, would operate to the forming of serving to represent the inward or nightly the sale, because in that case the parts dial, against the wall. In the foot of the of the pan not heated, would be in effect vase is a light or lamp, shut in, yet so condensers to the heated parts of the constructed, that by means of a little pan; but the extension of the pans would door or slider; it may be taken out, and operate against saving of expense. By when in, may be altered in its position, the addition of the coolers or conden- and placed nearer or further off the rage sers, a much greater quantity of salt will nifier or dial. In the bottom of the rase be made in the sanie space of time, than is a case, to receive the waste oil of the can be made in the saine pans or boilers, Jamp. Having stated at large the par. without the coolers, or coudensers." ticulars of the noclurnal djal, the pa
tentee goes on to describe the mysterious MR. CHARLES LE CAAM'S, (LLANELLY,) circulation, or chronological equilibrium;
for an Invention of certain Apparutus which apparatus may be applied instead "to be udded to the Axle-trees and of the watch-work, described in the spel'heels, or Nudes of Wheels, of Cur. cification, and illustrated with fignres, riages, so as to impede, resist, or check, or may be used as a separate cineprece, their Action.
or as an orrery. It consists of the work This invention consists in causing the of a horizontal or vertical watch, fixed wheels, or either wheel "singly, of any in a box or globe, represeming the carriage whatsoever to be stopped, or earth. “I fix," says Mr. Schmidi, to become stationary, at the pleasure of the thie bour-hand wheel a weight; and the driver thereof, by means of bolts or box, with the watch and weight, are slides of iron, or any other metal or com- fixed to the lever, through which the pound metal, attached to an axle-tree steel centre or axis, made of hardened of any kind or sort, which bolts or slides, steel turned very smooth and than in by means of levers, with or wiil.out the prevent friction, is fixed. On the other assistance of springs, come into contact end of the lever is attached a box, coiswith a plate of iron, or any other metal, taining lead sufficient to counter-balance or coinpound metal, on which one or the waich in every position when in mo
tion; to obtain which with facility, the to the steel centre, and is confined withia weight should be fastened in such a man- the ornamental case or vase, that conner as to be moveable out and in, upo tains the lamp and magnifier; the hand wards and downwards, &c. when ad- shewing the hours is fixed within the justing it, the proper weight and quantity case. By this contrivance, the watchof the counterpoise should be found by work is not exposed to the heat of the trials, as the weight and size of different lamp, as in the manner described witla eine-pieces are not alike." In that re- the double dial. To represent the incomraended by Mr. S. the box contain. crease and decrease, as well as the reing the watch is three quarters of an inch gular revolution of the moon round the high, and the distance from the steel earth, an apparatus is fixed to the back centre, is one inch and seven-eighths of the globe or box, in such a inanuer long: the counterpoise is one inch and a as to make the moon invisible when beo quarter in diameter, and half an inch tween the sun and earth, and then, high; and the distance from the steel when turning round, gradually to incentre is two inches and one-eighth of an crease, shewing the phases on the proinch long, the weight fixed to the hour. per day; for which reason, the number band wheel, forms a semi-circle, and is of days in the month are engraved opon the one-eighth of an inch thick : the a brass circle, fixed round the globe. whole rests upon two ornanental and The motion is effected by a little weight jewelled supporters, or friction rollers, fixed to the axis of a pinion, with six which are screwed upon a stand, upon teeth, this pinion acting into a wheel which is also fistened a supporter for the with thirty teeth. To the axis of this rim, serving as a dial, which may be Ji. wheel is attached the bent arın of the vided into twelve, or twenty-foor hours, moon, the other end of this arın serving according to the construction of the as a counterpoise to the weight of the tune-piece; the hours and minuies are moon; this apparatus, turning round shewni by one hand only, or, if required, with the box or globe, occasions the a nonius may be applied to subdivide the pinion to be turned by the weight, al. minutes. The centre piece serves to ways hanging perpendicularly, and thererepresent the sun. To use this apparatus by causing the wheel, with the moon, to as a nocturnal dial, the reflector is fixed move one tooth every day.
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