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Its fury quickly spent or past,

Each radiant star appears comovid; 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 cap degrade. But save that simple reed alonc,

Bot shall I, like the transient cloud, Saw vestige none of harm.

Regardless pass thy ornate spliere : Devoted reed! I then exclaim'd,

I'll prize the worth which thou contain'si, 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 moralist in thee shall find

Claims on regard, which cbea cank A subject suited to his mind, Depicted by my Muse.

prove?

Eliza's beauty, kindness, worth? The vot'ries of ambition too,

And shall I not, sweet Sydenham lore? Their semblance in thy form shall view; Their danger in thy fate;

LINES, While those of pleasure, wealth, and pride,

SINT TO A YOUNG LADY,

IX cos Alarm'd, perchance may step aside,

SEQUENCE

IMMODERATS And learn to contemplate.

GRIEF FOR THE LOSS OF HER CHILD. Cbolmsfurd.

I. POTTER. WHY, dearest friend! such signs of vac

Do thy conscious features wear?
SONNET.

Why, from thy eyes in ceaseless flow,
TO A SKY-LARK.

Streams A fiction's sacred tear? “HERALD of morn!" and minstrel of Why is thy soul to sorrow gio'n

For one chat lives; and lives in hear'a ? Whose votive music hails the rising light; True, thy child is snatch'd for ever Now Autt'ring o'er the corn-now soaring

To Death's cold and darksome seat!
high,
Scarce seen, or wholly lost to human sight; Truc, his infant prattlings never,

Never more! thy ears shall greet
How dear to me, sweet warbler, is thy lay,
How thy lov'd notes my drooping spirit Must keenly feel the fated dart.

True, that thy fond maternal heart
cheer ;
Give a new joy to every opening day, Yet consider, that good Being

And fresher rapture to the vernal year. Who cha lovely treasure gare; Gladden'd by thee I range the flow'ry fields, Kind I beneficent! all-sceing !

Forget awhile the anguish of my heart; Never strikes but strikes to save!
Inhale the fragrance bounteous nature yields, And perhaps that word which clos'd his eyes,

Nor feel, or faintly feel, sharp sorrow's dart. Bade him, thy guardian angel sise,
Thy song attracts my gaze to yon blue scene, Ah! then let a softer feeling
And fills with heavenly sounds the airy Calm che tumults of thy breast;
space between

I. U.

While reflection gently stealing
Soothes thy troubled

mind to rest :
SYDENHAM.

Kneel humbly to the afflictive red, O, WHY, sweet Sydenham, does my And bless the fiat of thy God. I. U. On thy loved haunts so fondly dwell?

AN ADDRESS TO THE DEITY. And whence the charm, which chou alone

WRITTEN DURING A THUNDER 1707. Canst yield, each ruder sigh to quell?

ALTHOUGH around thy awful thudden Th' expansive scenes so oft admir'd,

fy, Thy neighb'ring woods, thy flowery And roll terrific thro' the vaulted sky; meads ;

Altho' thy vivid lightnings blaze oa nje, Thy smooth canal, thy shady groves, Yet shall my hope, my trust, de éx'd For these, the mind delighted pleads.

thee; These may awhile engage the mind,

On theo, the fountain whence oar salat

flows, And Fancy's magic pow'r invite; But chese a bounded influence hold;

On thee, the soother of our wrong si When absent, they no more delight.

woes;

Protect, I pray, if such thy blessed will, But kindness holds my heart to thee, 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 agrent" Bid me thy very name revere.

rous crew, When night's blue vault, by gems illum'd, Safely let them their wonted ceant 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' loud the terme Borne by some unregarding gale.

pesto roar ;

Suje

Shield the poor hind who sleeps in lonely With her sorrow.piercing cry,
shed,

Hapless child of misery.
And spare the great who rest on downy bed.
But should'st thou call me from this world of Dare his impious thoughts unfold,

Next we hear the sceptic bold,
woe,

Tell us virtue is a cheat,
Still in my heart let resignation flow;

And the grave our last retreat.
Lead me, oh ! lead me, to thy cour:s above,
And join me to the sainted friends I love.

Bid us reyel all the day,

And idly cridle time away ;
SONNET.

Lugh at our most sacred laws,
TO TRUTH.

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,
Placid, berign, yet awful in her air ; Take your tenets far away,

Assur'd, determin'd, yet serenely fair ! And let us feel Religion's sway,
Scar'd at her frown, her glance, her tread,

Let us still enjoy the hope
Pale-visay'd Vice droops his detested head!

or sharing that unbounded scope,
Awak'ning conscience, rage, remorse, despair, Which Heaven's high King has long decreed
Guile's black and borrid train, his bosom For those who merit Virtue's meed.

tear,
And pierce his dark and secret soul with

SONG.
dread.
No timid fears Truth's stedfast purpose How peaceful smiles this sylvan scene!
break,

Cheerful and gay the songsters rove;
No mean and sordid views her dictates The fields are clad in vernal green,
sbake!

And vocal ev'ry breeze with love :
With virtue fir'd, with rectitude imprest,

How happy once the woods among,
She veils nu treacherous motives in her At early dawo, I lov'd to stray ;
breast;

Here Laura first inspir'd my song,
Bares her pure bosom, and rejects disguise; Here first she heard, and bless'd my lay.
And courts th' enquiry of discerning eyes. This transient dream of bliss is filed,

I.U. These rural charms no more delight,

Their fairest, fondest, nymph is dead,
ON THE PREVALENCE OF VICE.

And ravish'd from my longing sight :
VIRTUE, friend, is rarely found

A gloomy home my fancy seeks,
In this lite's uncertain round,

For this I heave the frequent sigh;
Vice fills up the mazy way,

Life's blush has left my Laura's check,
And bears, alas ! despotic sway.

And I wich Lausa wish to lie.
Here, Distraction spreads her snare,

I, U.
And pale Phirenzy rends the air,

PATENTS LATELY ENROLLED.

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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

densers

densers might be applied to one hoiler, more projections are formed; which place or two or more boilers may be applied to being let in, and lixed in the nare 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 carrizze, 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 a pond or reservoir, communicating with may prove most convenient, by euther the boiler, and acting as such cooler or chains, strings, cords, leather, or aaş condenser: any other way of causing an other substance necessary for the puz alternate variation of the degrees of posė. heat in the brine, during the process, would produce a similar effect; "but no MR. JOHN SCHMIDT's, (ST. MARY AIL) niethod,” say they, “can be more sim.

for a Phantasmagoric Chronometer, 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 De its principle, comprehends all other me of a Watch, against the IFell of a thods of graduating and regulating the Room, 8c. &c. heat of the brine, by alternate increase Tuis instrument consists of a vase, * 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 prerent may be produced, either entirely or pare the rays of the light frum being visible; tially, inasınuch as all such different and having on one sidle a watch with a 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 a 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 die 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 inchies and three-quarters; thereof, would operate to the forming of serving to represent the inward or night! the salt, 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 50 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 pasilina, the addition of the coolers or conden- and placed nearer or further off the these 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 taste oil of the can be made in the saine pans or boilers, lamp. Having stated at large the par without the coolers, or coudensers." ticulars of the nocturnal dial, the per

tentee goes on to describe the mysterious MR. CHARLES LE caan's, (LLANELLY,) circulation, or chronulógical equilibrius,

for an Invention of certain Apparutus which apparatus may be applied instrad to be added to the Axle-trees and of the watch-work, described in the spe Wheels, or Nudes of Wheels, of Cur. cification, and illustrated with figare, riages, so as to impede, resist, or check, or may be used as a separate time-pres their Action.

or as an orrery. It consists of the wat 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, representing the carriage whatsoever to be stopped, or earth. “I fix," says Mr. Schmidt, ja become stationary, at the pleasure of the the bour-hand wheel a weight; and the driver thereof, by means of bolts or box, with the watch and weight; at 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 thram by means of levers, with or without the prevent friction, is fixed. On the other assistance of springs, come into contact end of the lever is attached a box, with a plate of iron, or any other metal, taining lead sufficient to counter-balance or compound metal, on which one or the waich in every pošition when m finns

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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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