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The tomb shall be thy refuge :-there VIRTUE

thy woes Will find in Death 's cold arms at last repose.

H.C. [Written under a sprrading Tree, on

Pinnor Hill, Middleser.]
O YOU! who pass these svlvan glades,

Embow'rd in cool refreshing shades;

Allow beneath this spreading tree
One moment to mortality.
When lab’ring up this steep ascent,
Your eyes upon the summit bent, THE peaceful eve, with smile serene,
Toilsome and long the way appear’d, Her twilight mantle spread,
And you the undertaking feard: And Cynthia o'er the dewy green,
Yet, as you near and nearer drew, A silv'ry lustre shed.
The labour lessen'd to your view;
And when this calm recess you've gain d,

The feather'd songster's pleasing strain,

Amidst the leafy trees,
You wonder that the thought had pain'd. No longer charnu tie pensive swain,
'Tis so with virtue, when we see,

Or echoed on the breeze.
From far the sweet Divinity;
Her distant radiance we admire, All, all were hush'd in every grove
But think the tedious road may tire. That borders S-

- s rale;
Tis true she is with roses crown'd, Save Philomel, who tun'd her love,
Yet intervening Thorns are found : And told her ev'ning tale.
At length determined to pursue
The object that enchants our view,

On Echo's car her plantire strains

In mournful accents play'd,
With noble resolution arm’d,
By hope inspir’d, by glory charmid,

And sweetly in the distant plains
Despising vice--contemning rest

The warbling notes decay'd.
We venture-persevere-arc blest. And canst thou leave the giddy throng,
C. H. L. PR. And pace the church-yard drear,

To listen to her ev'ning song,

Soft swelling on the ear?

Sweet bird of night! for her extend SAY, trembling tenant of this pensive Each falling eve thy throat; breast,

And oh! ye whisp'ring gales befriend What lurking sorrow thus thy peace The melancholy note ! destroys ?

How happy is the swain who treads Why melancholy sadness o'er thy jors

As gentle ev’ning bends,
Thus broods; and, cruel, robs thee of With thee yon cloister's sable shades,
thy rest?

And all thy teps attends.
Does some fair maid for whom the
heavy sigh

The loves that round thy features play
In tones convulsive shrills around thy

Bid as their charms beguile,

To him those coral lips convey
Does she, alas! that fond return deny

A heav'n in their sinile.

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Leghorn, Sept. 4.

jected entirely; but there is no change THE entry of the French troops into in the Ministry in any department. Pressour city was so unexpected, that no one ing for soldiers has been much talked knew beforeband of their coming: froin of, but nothing of the kind has taken that time their number has increased to place; nor can I perceive any thing that 6,000, General Dumoulia commands indicates land preparations; and what them. Two French commissaries ar good purpose could it answer to make rived with them, who immediately any? "Accounts from France and from ordered an einbargo to be laid on all the Spain are so contradictory, regarding the ships in port, to examine if their cargoes invasion of this country, that no one consisted of English merchandise or not; knows what to believe. There is no doubt the troops occupied the ports and the but an army of observation is collecting forts of the city.

at and near Bayonne; and I believe it is The next day, the General published equally true, that our imbecile neigha proclamation, ordering all persons who bours are raising more troops. possessed English merchandise of what Vienna, Sept. 19. They write from crer nature it might be, to make a de- Trieste, that on the 5th inst. a squadron claration thereof within twenty-four was seen, consisting of three frigates and hours, with an injunction to every mer thirty transports, having on board the chant who should not make an exact Russian troops from Cattaro, who indeclaration, of paying three times the va- tended to land at Venice; but the Englue of the goods, which should be en lish frustrated this object, and forced tlie tirely confiscated; besides, no ship said squadron to take shelter in the port should leave the port, and no person to of Pisano, where it is now blockaded. guit the city until fresh orders. The Lisbon, Oct. 10. We have been disa English have sustained at Leghorn an appointed of the arrival of a packet; the incalculable loss, as it was there that departure of the convoy is, with diffithey have for some years past sent all the culty, postponed to the 16th instant; gools with which they supplied Italy. the Lively will accompany it, leaving

Lisbon, Sept.7. At last, activity be- the Cephalus brig at the orders of Lord gins to shew itself here! Every ship of Strangford, and the Raven, to remain in war in the river is put into commission, the neighbourhood. The Portuguese and they are at work at them all day and squadron in the Mediterranean had been all night, Sundays and holidays not ex sent for, and is arrived. Six ships of the cepted. Our squadrons in the Mediter- line are ready. The Prince of Beira (a ranean are called home, and small ships child nine years of age) is said to be about sent off to the islands for seamen, from to embark for the Brazils. It is doubtful whence you may know they always get whether his father, the Prince Regent, recruits for our navy. The whole world will go. The Portuguese ministry are seems to believe that these ships are pre- anxious for the English to get off. We paring to convoy a certain personage to have no adrice of the French having bethe Brazils, and that it is very true that gun their march from Bayonne. the demands of France have been re Venice, Oct. 11. We learn from Mala



ta, that an order of the English Govern- the purpose of obtaining means to proment has arrived there, purporting, that cure the amount of our debts from the for the future no Hag shall lie considered natives. as neutral, and that all nations who are The reports here are so variable and not in alliance with England shall be confused, that it is quite impossible to treated as enemics. A great many give, with certainty, any opinion on the Russians have, it is stated, been detain: absolute intentions of the Government. ed, and which are to remain until fur- One thing, however, appears past doubt, ther explanations take place between the that if the French, on any pretex courts of London and Petersburgh. whatever, march an army here, the

Copenhagen, Oct. 13. Christiansand Prince Regent will go off to the Brawas summoned by an English squadron zils. Every preparation continues to in the beginning of September: the be made for such an event, under the summons, however, was rejected ; and pretence of sending the Prince de Beira the enemy; un attempting an attack, thither, with the tiile of Lord High Conbravely repulsed.

stable. Within these few days, some ships Gottenburgh, Oct. 16. Admiral Stanfrom Rostock and Memel, and travellers hope, withnine or ten sail of Danish shipa with them, have arrived. There is now of the line, besides several frigates, en no obstruction in the passage over the their way to England, put into this harGreat Beit.

bour to-day. The Inflexible, of 74 guns, Sarony, Oct. 13. According to pri- is also here, with a convoy from Copenvate letters froin Berlin, the period for hagen. the cvacuation of that city is not yet set The king of France and suite, on board tled. It is said, that the King has hired the Freja frigate, remain wind-bound. a house at Memel for a whole year, for It is reported that a great many of the which he pays twenty-five Frederics-d'or English troops from Zealand will go inper month. We have very slender hope to winter-quarters in this country; inof seeing the King, at Berlin, in any decd, quarters are already engaged for a short time; of his return, and that of considerable number in Haaland and the treasury, at present there is not a Scania. single rumour.-- The two centinels that Christianso. Oct. 16. The Danish fowere taken from the door of General tilla, which was ai Fredericksberne, has Mollendorf, a few days since, have been come into Frclerickstadi, upon the Swerepluced.

dish frontiers, to pass the winter; a cutLisbon,Oct. 13. The alarining appear- ter and several gun-boats are also staances respecting this country continue tioned at Frederickstadt, which take all with increased dismay, and we have but the vessels that come near that place, little hope of the fatal disaster being Hamburgh, Oct. 92. When the much longer suspended. We continue tiine approached which the capitulain a state of confusion; and are exerting tion of Copenhagen had fixed for the ourselves to get away. We have no English to evacuale Zealand, the advice of the French troops having com British Government made a pretended menced their march from Bayonne, and conciliatory proposition, by which is in consequence, the convoy, which had offered the choice of the re-establishbeen previously appointed to sail on the ment of the Danish neutrality, or a 12th, has been put ofl' to the 16th, for strici alliance with Gæat Britain, the purpose of giving as much time as The cabinet of St. James's, in the first possible for the British subjects and ves case, encouragel the hope, that an arsels to get into readiness, as well as to see rangement should take place, in conseif some inore English vessels may arrive quence of which, the Danish fleet should in this river, as the number at present be restored in three years after the here is iosufficient for the accommoda- conclusion of a general peace. It detion of the people, who are anxiously. manded the cession of the island of Hewishing to get way. Some of us are en ligoland ; and, in case of an alliance, deavouring to contrive to remain here in it offered a powerful co-operation by safety until the lòth of next month, for land and sea, the guarantee of his Bri

taunic Majesty, or an equivalent, for the the French and King of Italy, and to provinces which Denmark might lose in his Catholic Majesty, in order to contrithe course of the war; and, above all, bute, as far as may be in my power, to a suitable extension of the Danish pos- the acceleration of a maritime peace : sessions in the Colonies.

wherefore I am pleased to order, that The English Government insisted, as the ports of this kingdom shall be iman essential preliminary, thatthe Danish mediately shut agaiust the entry of all Government should consent to the con- ships of war and merchant vessels betinuance of the English troops in 2ea- lunging to Great Britain. land during the negotiation; and to give Given at the Palace of Mafra, the greater weight to its propositions, the 20th of October, 1807, by order of the Cabinet of St. James's thought proper Prince Hegent, our Sovereign-That to support them by an active co-opera- all persons may have due notice, it is dition of Sweden in its hostile measures rected that this Edict be publicly affixagainst Denmark.-The Danish Cali- ed.

J. F. LUDOVICE.' net contented itself with observing, in Elsincur, Oct.28. Yesterday notice was answer to this insultivg and ridiculous given by general orders, that the English proposition, · That it had received the are to be considered and treated as eneproposals and menaces of the Cabinet of mies both by sea and land. All English London with equal indignation; and vessels which come within the range of that after what had passed, there could can non-shot are therefore firedai, and all be no question whatever of a separate the English are arrested as soou as they arrangement between Denmark and

come on shore. Great Britain.' Nothing can be more Yesterday fourteen or fifteen English evident, than that the English Govern- vessels love in sight, under convoy of a ment, in making these overtures, had cutter: they were fired at, and four of the twofold.object of acquiring some de- them were taken. They came from gree of merit in the eyes of the nation, London, and the masters stated, that at and of cluding the obligation to evacuate the time of their departure, it was geneZealand

rally reported in England, that on their Nurlaix,Oct.25. We have been in the arrival in the Sound peace would probehabit of sending flags of truce from time bly have been concluded with Denmark. to time to Lonlon. It has been forbid- It'sliouk therefore seem that those robden to allow any to proceed thither in bers still cherish the proud idea that the future. No further communication Danes feel disposed to compound with ought to exist with that country, go- them. Two pieces of cannon have lateverned by the unjust and etemalenemies ly been momited on the bridge, to preof the continent.

vent the English from making an attempt Lislon, Oct. 25. All doubts with re at night to land and retake their ships. spect to the intentions of the Court of We learn from Helsingborg, that a Portugal are removed. The following Rossian minister has arrived there, and Proclamation, or Edict, wis signed by opened a negotiation with the King of the Prince Regent on the 20th ult. and Swelen. ordered to be published on the 22d. Helsinlorg, Oct. 28. The Danish

• It having been my greatest desire to man of war the Neptunus, of 84 guns, preserve within my dominions the most one of the finest ships in the fleet, is perfect neutrality duringthe present war, ashore on a sind bank near the island of upon the account of the acknowledged Wienn, and will be lost. Six hundred good effects that result from it to the Highlanders, who were on board her, subjects of this crown; but it being im- are on the island : it is expected she possible to preserve it any longer, and will be burnta reflecting at the same time how bene Gottenburgh, Nov. 5. The report ofan ficial a general peace will be to huma- armistice between Sweden and France, nity, I have judged it proper to accele until April next, has been current here, to the cause of the continent, by uniting but it cannot be traced to any authentic myself to his Majesty the Emperor of source.


Margate, Oct. 25.

theatre clains, under a deed of agree. ON Thursday last, a sudden and un ment between him and the deceased expected storm of wind from the S.W. Mr. Goold, the direction of the entercaine on about four o'clock, and blew tainments; and, as an advertisement with such violence, that several pleasure- shows, he has proceeded to engage a boats, which were catching whitings, company of performers for the ensuing were driven to sea, in one of which were season. He has appointed Mr. D'Eg Mr. Salter, surgeon of the Infirmary, ville to be acting manager; and accordand another person. They were picked ingly has for some time been employed up at eleven o'clock at night by a fish in preparing the theatre for opening. ing snack, which, having lost all her On the other hand, Mr. Waters, a gensails in the storm, was drifted so near tleman who was appointed executor to Mr. Salter's boat, that they fortunately Mr. Goold, has been acting under his discovered it just as it was sinking, be- will as trustee; and we understand that ing nearly full of water; they regained he also has engaged a company, and the shore about one o'clock: another has made preparations for opening. was brought in at two, and another not Both parties have workmen in the theatill morning, all safe.

tre. Both are painting and decorating ; London, Oct. 26. On Thursday, the and both of them boast of the splenLord Mayor was in considerable danger did exertions which will be made in the on the river. He had been to the Med- service of the public. On Saturday last, way, to hold a Court of Conservancy, as both parties were at work in the theaand on his return, a squall laid the boat tre, a fracas took place, which is likely on her beam ends, with the sail in the to bring the whole matter into a court water. By the activity of the men on of law. board, she ivas most extraordinarily pre

Mr. D'T gville was superintending vented from filling.

the painters and machinists in the paintCanterbury, Oct. 28. Monday morn ing room, when Mr. Waters interfered, ing, between the hours of ten and ele and ordered them to desist, and to quit ven, a part of the steeple, with the bell, the place of which he was in possession. belonging to Luddenham church, Can- Mr. D'Egville declared that he would terbury, fell down upon the middle of the protect his people, and warned Mr. Wa. church, and destroyed the pulpit, pews, ters off the preinises A scuffle ensued, &c. in that part of the building A in which Mr. D'Egville accused Mr bricklayer was at the moment examin- Waters of being the aggressor He

aping the steeple, and on removing some plied for a warrant against Mr. Waters mortar, observed the key-stone of the for the assault, and he was brought up to arch giving way, when he luekily ef- Bow-street, and examined by Mr. Read fected his escape, just in time to save and Mr. Graham. Mr. D'Egville perhimself from being buried in the ruins. ' sisted iu his charge, and Mr. Waters

London, Oct. 26. The arrangements gave bail to appear at the quarter-sesfor the Opera are not yet completely sions. settled. The principal proprietor of the Yarmouth, Oct. 29. The Swedish fcio

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