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O! would I were a mermaid now,
For then I'd follow him ;
And so I cannot swim.
“ The virgin and the seales," So I must curse my cruel stars,
And walk about in Wales.
That's underneath the world; 1773
And all the sails were furl’d.
To see how she went on,
How could you serve me so.. 10.32
But never such a blow !
He heav'd a heavy sigh,
2012-Piec And then he tried to sing “ All's Well," alist
But could not, though he tried ; Audio His head was turn'd, and so he chew'
d His pigtail till he died.
At forty-odd befel :
The sexton toll’d the bell.
e before, t
What is love ? a morning vapour,
Flying from the beams of day.
Dying, with the hours away.
Ere it knows the use of breath :
'Tis the moth that gaily flutters
Round the flame that dooms its death. 'Tis the glow-worm's witching glory,
Luring trav'llers in the mire :
Told around a winter fire.
'Tis a castle in the air ;
Tears that really never were.
In reality the thorn ;
'Twas the devil !-by his horn!
TO A LADY,
Who chose for the motto of her seal, “ Forget me not."
Forget thee ?-never !
& cheeks repose ;
Forget thee ?-never !
Oh never !
e s Which ever in
I shall doat to think upon ;
I can't abide you Turkish folk,
Who take your wives by twenty;
And numbers find it plenty !
And be as good as any;
We only find in many !
BIRTH.-In Grosvenor-place, London, the lady of colonel Fitzclarence, daughter of the earl of Egremont, of a daughter.
MARRIAGES.—On the 6th inst, at Littlehampton, Mr. R. Witherby, of St. John's College, Cambridge, to Emma, second daughter of Wm. Hale, esq. of Petworth, in this county.-On Wednesday, Mr. John Trangmar, grocer, of Boyce's-street, to Miss Sawyer, of Brighton-place.—At Funtington, Mr. Reeves, builder, to Miss Spencer, of Emsworth.
DEATHS.—On Friday the 19th inst. Mrs. Davison, of Warden's buildings, relict of the late Mr. Davison, many years a respectable cow-keeper in this town.-On Thursday, the 8th inst. at his father's house in Lewes, in the 31st year of his age, Mr. George Elphick, of Jermyn-street, London.-On Sunday, the 18th, Mrs. Cheesman, wife of Mr. Cheesman, formerly a builder of this town.-On Thursday, the 23d, Alexander Baldey, son of Mr. Alexander Baldey, grocer, of Ship-street, in this town.
No. 11. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 1822.
EPITOME OF BRIGHTON—continued from page 362.
ROYAL YORK HOTEL. — The ferred by noblemen, without Castle and Old Ship taverns, at their families, to more private which were the public assembly rooms. The apartment to the rooms, were coeval, ás superior west of the vestibule, has comconcerns of that nature, with munication with another, by the earliest dawn celebrity ac- means of folding doors, the two quired at this place. The trans- conjunctively affording space for fer of the fee simple of the latter tables at which an hundred perto his majesty, rendered a sub- sons, without the aid of side stituting inn, with a steyne site, tables, may conveniently dine a desideratum. Several houses, together, under all the favourain what was then called “Steyne- ble auspices of elegant accommoplace,” in one of which, his ma dation-and when divided and jesty, in former days, had him- used as separate apartments, each self resided, were, therefore, has an appearance, in architecselected for such a purpose, alter tural beauty and airiness, every ed and opened into one, licensed, way acceptable and inviting. Spaand designated, in reference to cious sitting rooms occupy nearly the royal duke, Frederick, whose the whole of the next floor, those permission was applied for and to the north, on which the solar obtained, the “ Royal York ho- rays have but little influence, tel.” In the new construction even in the warmest days of of the edifice in question, the summer, commanding, in enlichief attention paid was to com- vening prospect, the whole sweep bine elegance with spaciousness of the Steyne, Grand-parade, in the several apartments, and Level, and slope of the northern well has that part of the design Downs ; while those to the south been effected. The coffee-room open on the ocean, and are conopens, to the east of the vesti- 'stantly cooled and refreshed by bule, upon the Steyne, by sliding the invigorating breezes from sashes descending to the floor the world of waters. This house it contains no fixed boxes, and, was opened by Mr. Sheppard, its therefore, whether occupied by present tenant and conductor, few persons or many, nothing who soon found, by the willing appears wanting to give it a patronage bestowed by nobility cheerful aspect. It is often pre: on the establishment, that his
limits, expansive as they were, The assemblies here are held would be too confined for his weekly, from July to February, purpose, and, therefore, added on Monday nights; the price the two adjoining houses to the of admission to which is six shilwest, as useful allies, to the con- lings, tea and coffee included. cern. There is nothing that an There is sometimes a cotillion inn, in its exuberance of means, ball on Thursdays. W. S. Forth, can bestow, that will be looked Esq. is the master of the cerefor here in vain-for in the am- monies, who succeeded the late plitude of such means, an essen- Mr. Wade, in 1808. tial point, the directing spirit of The tavern part of the Old sound and willing management Ship is very extensive, and has never been absent.
contains many spacious rooms, in Old SHIP TAVERN.—This inn, addition to two houses, connected with that of the Castle, for a with the concern, on the Eastlong series of years, constituted cliff, where those who prefer sea the only inns of any considerable views may have elegant acimportance in Brighton. It is commodation, and an unintere situated in Ship-street, and has rupted prospect of the full sweep lost nothing of its original cha- of this part of the British channel. racter for excellent management Besides the above taverns, the and superior accommodation. town has also to boast of many
The public assembly rooms others, viz. The New Steyne were at the Castle, and at the Hotel, at the top of St. James'sOld Ship. The appropriation of street; the New Inn, in Norththe former, however, as before street; the New Ship Hotel, in described, has left the Old Ship Ship-street; the Star and Garter with the advantage of having the Hotel, on the East-cliff; the only rooms of that kind within White Horse Hotel, in Great Eastthe town. They consist of a ball street; the Prince Regent Hotel, room, elegantly fitted up, about in Church-street; the Gloucester eighty feet in length by between Hotel, in Gloucester-place; the thirty and forty feet in breadth, Norfolk Hotel, on the Westa spacious card room, the ad- cliff; the Marine Hotel, on the miration of architects for its Marine-parade, &c. and none of proportions and design, a tea- these are regarded as of secondroom, and a drawing room. ary import.
(To be continued.)
CHARLES THE FIRST-continued fom puge 365. In the battle of Taro, between gage, and artillery, which the the confederates of Italy and French in their breaking through Charles the eighth of France, it had left behind them. Hereupon happened so that the confede- a dispute was raised, to whom rates kept the field, and possess the honour of that day did of ed themselves of the camp, bag-' right belong; which, all know