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the wrench as severe as that needed Roland had been friends in youth, and “ To drag the magnet from the pole,

cannot have forgotten Coleridge's exTo chain the freedom of the soul,

quisite description of their quarrel and To freeze in ice desires that boil,

estrangement. He would have paint. To root the mandrake from the soil,” &c.

ed their reconciliation in a few lines of

light. But attend to Tupper-and But Amador, after ten years' absence remember the parties are, each of -So Christabel was no girl-now re- them, bordering, by his account, on turned “ with name and fame and for fourscore. tune-for

"Like aspens tall beside the brook, • The Lion-King, with his own right hand, The stalwarth warriors stood and shook, Had dubbed him Knight of Holy Land, And each advancing feared to look The crescent waned where'er he came,

Into the other's eye;
And Christendom rung with his fame, 'Tis fifty years ago to-day
And Saladin trembled at the name

Since in disdain and passion they
Of Amador de Ramothaim !”

Had flung each other's love away Having leapt the moat, and flung him.

With words of insult high ; self from his horse,

How had they lung'd and pray'd to meet! " In the hall

But memories cling; and pride is sweet; He met her!-but how pale and wan!

And which could be the first to greet
He started back, as she upon

The haply scornful other?
His neck would fall;

What if De Vaux were haughty still,----
He started back, -for by her side

Or Leoline's unbridled will (o blessed vision !) he espied

Consented not his rankling ill
A thing divine,

In charity to smother ?
Poor Christabel was lean and white,
But oh, how soft, and fair, and bright,

« Their knees give way, their faces are pale, Was Geraldine!

And loudly beneath the corslets of mail, Fairer and brighter, as he gazes

Their aged hearts in generous heat
All celestial beauty blazes

Almost to bursting boil and beat ;
From those glorious eyes,

The white lips quiver, the pulses throb, And Amador no more can brook

They stifle and swallow the rising sob, The jealous air and peevish look

And there they stand, faint and unmann'd, That in the other lies!"

As each holds forth his bare right hand !

Yes, the mail-clad warriors tremble, This is rather sudden, and takes the

All unable to dissemble reader aback-for though poor Chris- Penitence and love confest, tabel had had a strange night of it, she As within each aching breast was a lovely creature the day before, The flood of affection grows deeper and and could not have grown so very

stronger lean and white" in so short a time. Till they can refrain no longer, Only think of her looking " peevish! But with,-' Oh, my longt-lost brother !! But

To their hearts they clasp each other, “ A trampling of hoofs at the cullice-port,

Vowing in the face of heaven
A hundred horse in the castle court!

All forgotten and forgiven !
From border wastes a weary way,
Through Halegarth wood and Knorren

“ Then, the full luxury of grief

That brings the smothered soul relief, moor, A mingled numerous array,

Within them both so fiercely rushed On panting palfreys black and grey,

That from their vanquish'd eyes out-gushed With foam and mud bespattered o'er,

A tide of tears, as pure and deep II astily cross the flooded Irt,

As children, yea as cherubs weep!" And rich Waswater's beauty skirt,

Sir Roland tells Sir Leoline, that And Sparkling-Tairn, and rough Seath- his daughter Geraldine could not help waite,

being amused with Bard Bracy's tale And now that day is dropping late,

that she was in Langdale, seeing Have passed the drawbridge and the gate." that she was sitting at home in her Here again Mr Tupper shows, some own latticed bower; but the false one what ludicrously, his unacquaintance imposes on the old gentleman with a with the Lake-Land, and makes Sir pleasant story, and, manifest impostor Roland perform a most circuitous and liar though she be, they take her journey.

-do not start from your chair-for You know that Sir Leoline and Sir the Virgin Mary!

“ Her beauty hath conquer'd : a sunny smile « The spirit said, and all in light Laughs into goodness her seeming guile. Melted away that vision bright; Aye, was she not in mercy sent

My tale is told.” To heal the friendships pride had rent? Such is Geraldine, a Sequel to ColeIs she not here a blessed saint

ridge's Christabel! It is, indeed, a To work all good by subtle feint ?

most shocking likeness-call it ra. Yea, art thou not, mysterious dame,

ther a horrid caricature. Coleridge's Our Lady of Furness ?—the same, the same!

Christabel, in any circumstances beO holy one, we know thee now,

neath the sun, moon, and stars, “ lean O gracious one, before thee bow,

and white, and peevish"!!-a most Help us, Mary, hallowed one, Bless us, for thy wondrous Son”

impious libel. Coleridge's Geraldine

“ like a lady from a far countree"At that word, the spell is half-bro

with that dreadful bosom and side. ken, and the dotards, who had been

stain still the most beautiful of all the kneeling, rise up; the Witch gives a

witches-and in her mysterious wickslight hiss, but instantly recovers her

edness powerful by the inscrutable gentleness and her beauty, and both

secret of some demon-spell over the fall in love with her, like the elders

best of human innocence the dragonwith Susanna.

daughter of an old red-raged hag, “ Wonder-stricken were they then, hobbling on wooden crutches! Where And full of love, those ancient men,

is our own ? Coleridge's bold EngFull-fired with guilty love, as when

lish Barons, stiff in their green cld as In times of old

oaks, Sir Leoline and Sir Roland, To young Susanna's fairness knelt

with rheumy eyes, slavering lips, and Those elders twain, and foully felt

tottering knees, shamelessly wooing The lava-streams of passion melt

the same witch in each others presence, Their bosoms cold.”

with all the impotence of the last stage They walk off as jealous as March

of dotage! hares, and Amador, a more fitting wooer, supplies their place.

" She had dreams all yesternight

Of her own betrothed knight; His head is cushioned on her breast,

And she in the midnight wood will pray Her dark eyes shed love on his,

For the weal of her lover that's far away!” And his changing cheek is prest By her hot and thrilling kiss,

That is all we hear of him from ColeWhile again from her moist lips

ridge-Mr Tupper brings before us The honeydew of joy he sips,

the handsome youth" (yes! he calls And views, with rising transport warm, him so), with Her half-unveil'd bewitching form."

“a goodly shield, At this critical juncture Christabel Three wild-boars or, on an azure field, comes gliding ghost-like up to him. While scallop-shells on an argent fess and Amador, most unaccountably Proclaim him a pilgrim and knight no stung

less !! "Stung with remorse, Enchased in gold on his helmet of steel Hath drop't at her feet as a clay-cold corse;" A deer-bound stands on the high-plumed she raises him up and kisses him-Ger

keel ! " &c. aldine, with an involuntary hiss and And thus equipped—booted and spursnake-like stare," gnashes her teeth red-armed cap-a-pie—he leaps the on the loving pair. Bard Bracy plays moat-contrary to all the courtesies on his triple-stringed Welsh harp'a of chivalry-and, rushing up to the holy hymn-Geraldine is convulsed, lady, who had been praying for him grows lank and lean

for ten years (ten is too many), he The spell is dead--the charm is o'er,

turns on his heel as if he had stumbled Writhing and circling on the floor,

by mistake on an elderly vinegar-viWhile she curl'd in pain, and then was

saged chambermaid, and makes fu

rious love before her face to the lady seen no more."

on whose arm she is fainting ;-and this Next day at noon Amador and is in the spirit of_Coleridge! It won't Christabel are wedthe spirit of the do to say Amador is under a spell. No bride's mother descending from heaven such spell can be tolerated-and so far to bless the nuptials-the bridegroom from being moved with pity for Amais declared by her to be Sir Rowland's dor as infatuated, we feel assured, son

that there is not one Quaker in Ken


Alcestis of Euripides, the, translated by Mr

Chapman, 408.
Ancient fragments of the Phænician, Chal-

dean, &c. writers, by Cory, reviewed,

Archæus, a poem, by him named the Sex-

ton's Daughter, 1-Part II. 3- Part III.
5- Part IV. 7-Part V.9_Part VI. 12
- Part VII. 14-Part VIII. 16—Part
IX. 18— Thoughts and images by him,
197- Legendary Lore, by him, No. IV.
Land and Sea, 335–No. V. The Onyx

king, Part I. 664— Part II. 741.
Arnold's History of Rome, reviewed, 142.
Attaché, Letters of an, 369.
Avenger, the, a tale, 208.
Banker, the Murdering, a tale, 823_Chap.

11. 838.
Buenos-Ayres, war in disguise, 717.
Cabinet and the Country, the, 429_ Lord

Brougham has well branded the Melo
bourne Cabinet with the title of the “In-
capables,” ib.—the incapability of the
Premier shewn, 430—of the Foreign
Secretary, ib.-of the Colonial Secre-
tary, 431-vf thà Home Secretary, ib.

the important affairs of the nation are
neglected on the pretext of tranquillizing
Ireland, ib. - examples adduced of the va-
nity of tranquillizing Ireland by making
concessions to the Irish papists, 432-ex-
tracts from O'Connell's speeches quoted
in proof, ib. also Mr Roebuck's letter
on those speeches, 436–further evidence
by Lord Brougham, 437—no reliance can
be placed on the most solemn protesta-

tions of the papists, 438.
Callimachus, Hymn to Diana, by the trans.

lator of Homer's Hymns, 52.
Cassimir Perrier, his political character de

picted, 34-162.
Catholicism, Protestantism, and Philosophy

in France. By M. Guizot, reviewed, 524.
Chapman, Mr, his translation of the Alcestis

of Euripides, 408.
Christopher in his Cave, 268-among the

Mountains, 285.
Colonial misgovernment, 624—the political

character of the Colonial Secretary de-
picted, ib._his shameful conduct to Mr
Boulton, Chief-Justice, Newfoundland, ex-

posed, 625—his endowments of popery
the bane of colonial government, as exem-
plified in Lower Canada, 628-in New
South Wales, 630-in the West Indies,
632_his culpable conduct exposed, in re-
gard to the exportation of the Hill Coolies
of India to the West Indies, 633—some
of his proceedings, as the Malta Commis-
sion, are incidental specimens of the gene-
ral policy of the administration, 634-
besides these instances of improper con-
duct, he has permitted objectionable ap-
pointments to be made in our North Ame-

rican colonies, 635.
Colonial and reciprocity systems considered,

Coronation Ode for Queen Victoria I., June

28, 1838, by James Montgomery, 140--
Letters of an Attaché on the coronation,

369_Sonnets, on the, 402.
Corn Laws, the, 650—up to last crop, the

existence of the corn laws, as affecting
prices, was of no importance, ib. -the last
wet and cold summer raised the price of
corn, and the Radicals bave seized this
formidable weapon to move the passions
of the peoplo, ib.--the argument constant-
Jy maintained against the corn laws stated,
651_doubtful that unrestricted importa-
tion of foreign corn would lower the money
price of corn, 652-unrestricted importa-
tion would depress the home growers as
much as it would encourage the foreign
growers, ib.— examples of the effects of
this principle quoted in other articles of
consumption, 653--fallacy of the opinion
that low prices are the invariable concomi-
tant of prosperity, proved, 655-as well
as the opinion that a free trade in grain
would greatly extend our foreign trade,
ib.—the home trade rather would decliné
much more than the foreign trade would
increase, 657 -- official tables quoted to
show the greater value of agriculture than
manufactures, and of agriculture and the
home trade combined, than the foreign
trade, ib.- wbilst the cry for unrestricted
importation of corn is set up, the restric-
tions existing in favour of manufacturing
industry are permitted to rest unmolested,
659_when the home market consumes

more than double the quantity of manu. I., 539-Chap. II., 543– Chap. III,
factures than the foreign, it is unwise to 546_Chap. IV., 551.
cbange the direction of trade, 660-espe- Ireland, its tranquillity considered, 795.
cially when the persons who constitute Kenyon, John, liis poems reviewed, 779.
the home consumers are compared with Lace-Merchant of Namur, the, a tale, 245.
the foreign consumers, ib.---but the ques. Law and facts from the North, 57.
tion assumes more importance when the Legendary Lore, by Arcbæus, No. IV.,
national existence is concerned, 661- Land and Sea, Chap. I., 335--Chap. II.,
nor is there the least fear that the coun- 337-Chap. III., 341-No. v. The
try will become unable to support our in Onyx Ring, Part I., Chap. I., 664-
creasing manufacturing population, when Chap. II., 665-Chap. III., 667-_- Chap.
millions of acres lie uncultivated in all IV., 670-Chap. V., 672-Chap. VI.,
parts of the country which are yet capable 674-Chap. VII., 676_Chap. VIII.,
of cultivation, 662-unbounded as the ca 678_Chap. IX., 680_Chap. X., 681
pability of Britain is to support its inhabi – Chap. XI, 682.JPart II., Chap. I.,
tants, its agricultural production must be 741-Chap. II., 742-Chap. III., 744
liable to fluctuations from the nature of the --Chap. IV., 745-Chap. v., 7474
seasons, 663- the happy working of the Chap. VI. Henry's Papers, 749-Chap.
corn laws during such fluctuations proved, VII. Henry's Papers, continued, 752
ib.—and which effect could not bave taken Chap. VIII. Extraets from Maria's Note-
place had an unrestricted trade in corn er hook, 755_-Chap. IX., 737_Chap. X.,
isted, ib.

761–Chap. XI., 764.
Corruption, Whig-Radical, exposed, 345. Letter from Tomkins - Bagman, versus
Cory's Ancient Fragments, reviewed, 105. Pedlar ; to Christopher North, Esq. 508.
Country and the Cabinet, the, 429. Letters of an Attaché--the Coronation, 369
Crustaceous Tour, a, by the Irish Oyster the Review, 378-the Review of the
Eater, 637.

Guards, 383.
Earlier English Moral Songs and Poems, on Liberalism of Popery, the, 730--the poli-
the, No. I., 453.

tical character of popery as it has always
See Moral.

been described, ib. the support given by
Euripides, the Alcestis of, translated by popery to liberalism proved to be for
Mr Chapman, 409.

fraudulent purposes, first, in reference to
Extract from the drawer of our What-not, the ballot, ib. --second, to the voluntary

the law of content, 120-general expen principle, 731--and thirdly, as to nation-
diency, 121-dependence of morality on al education, 732-history supports this
the divine will, 123--origin of the fine view of the hollowness of popery, as wit-
arts, 124-form, 126-correction of nessed in the suppression of the reforma-
Hume's doctrine of association, 1:27—the tion in Poland, 734_in its attempted
apathy of the stoics, 129-spirit of the suppression in England, 735—if a doubt
age, 130---remarks on a passage in Cole exists of the tyrannical intention of popery
ridge's “ Aids to Reflectione," 136.

in those times, a glance at its proceedings
Fimily antiquity, the sentiment of, 403. in the present age in surrounding coun-
Tood of the herring and salmon, on the, by tries, will dispel it, 736-if the preten.

John Stuk, Edinburgh ; I. food of the her. sions of popery were sincere towards li-

ring, 175-11. food of the salmon, 185. beralism, she would support all Protestant
France, war in disguise, 717.

Governments which are based on tolerant
Funerals, 469.

principles, 737—the union now of popery
Geology and love, a tale, 396-Chap. II., and liberalism is a sign of the times, as

390-Chip. III., 393_Chap. IV.,397. preguant with gloomy forebodings, as it
Geraldine, Tupper's, 835.

was in times past, 739_- the remarkably
Glance over the poetry of Thomas Warton, prophetic sentiments of Bishop Horsley
a, 333.

on such an ominous combination, aptly
Frring, on the food of the, 175.

quoted, 740--popery has never yet suc.
!!,sical coincidences quoted betwixt ceeded in her aggressions against protes-
iive measures of the 17th century, and tantism, and it is hoped never will, ib.
Loose of the present men in power, 597 Lines suggested by a poem called " The

character of an honest and worthy Flight of Youth," in the August number
lirliament man, quoted, 599--the cha- (p. 271), of Blickwood's Magazine, 401.
I ter of a sneaker, quoted, ib.

Love and Geology, a tale, 386.
Ilymn to Dian 1.--Callimachus, by the Memoranda of the origin and history of Our
translator of Homer's hymns, 52.

Village, and of its Founders, 358.
Latroduction to the philosophy of conscious Mexico, war in disguise, 717.

ness, Part IV., Chap. I., 234-Chap. Misgovernment of the colonies demonstrated,
II., 236--Chap. III., 237-Chap. IV. 6:24.
241 - Chap. V. 242. Part 1, Chap. Mitchell, T. L., Major, his three Expedi-


tions into the interior of Eastern Austra progress of popery, and attempted acts
lia, reviewed, 690.

of the papists since their entrance into
Montgomery, James, his Coronation Ode for Parliament, enumerated, 503—the office-
Victoria I., June 28, 1838, 140.

bearers of the society for the diffusion
Moral songs and poems, on the earlier Eng of Catholic publications enumerated, and
lish, No. I. 453.

the objects of that society described, 504
Murdering Banker, the, a tale, 823.

--papists are now united throughout the
My First Circuit : Law and facts from the empire in one complete organization,

North, in a letter to Christopher North, 505-vigorous and animated exertions are
Exq, from an old contributor, 57.

' required on the part of Protestants to
Namur, the Lace-Merchant of, a tale, 245 maintain their cause, 507.

- the apparition, 246-an interference, Protestantism, Catholicism, and Philoso-
248—the obstacle, ib.— the mistake, 250 phy in France. By M. Guizot, reviewed,
—the lessons, ib. the helper, 252-the
treasure, 253--the journey to Valerian Reciprocity and Colonial Systems, the, 317
des Anges, 255-the litting of the trea - two different principles have governed
sure, 256 —the dream, 257—the duchess, this country in their foreign and colonial
258--the duke, 259-the secret, 261- relations, ib.--the two systems have
separation, 263-as you were, 264 come into collision, ib.- impossible to
Abubeker again, 266_all's well that ends enjoy the advantages of both, ib.—the
well, 267

vital point which separates the two sys-
New South Wales, three expeditions into . tems is, whether the producers or con-

the interior of Eastern Australia, by Ma sumers shall bave the ruling power, ib.
jor T. L. Mitchell, Surveyor-General, re to protect the producers, the navigation
viewed, 690.

laws were enacted, 318-the reciprocity
Our Would-be Rector, 833.

system is founded on diametrically oppo-
Orpheus, thoughts on, 21.

site principles, ib.-the reciprocity act
Our Pocket Companions, 573.

quoted, 319—the effects of the recipro-
Our Two Vases, extracts from them with city system on the maritime strength,
out comment, 804.

and resources of the empire, demonstrated
Oyster Eater, a crustaceous tour by the to be injurious to our commercial navy,
Irish, 637.

320_its alleged favourable effects on the
poil Philosophy, Catholicism, and Protestantism, commerce of the country examined, and

in France. By M. Guizot, reviewed, 524. proved to be unable to preserve our
Picture Gallery, the, 439_He will come European trade from decay, 323--where-

to-morrow, a tale, Chap. I. 441- Chap. as the restrictive system has been unable
II. 444_Chap. III, 418_Chap. IV. to check the growth of our commerce with

our colonies, 326-the favourable results
Poems by John Kenyon reviewed, 779

of the restrictive system in our colonial
Poetry of Thomas Warton, a glance over trade, has enabled the advocates of the reci,
it, 553,

procity system to blind the nation regarding
Popery, its progress at the present time the real tendency of the latter, 328--the

traced, 494-its liberalism proved to be grand error of the latter system is the sacri.
hypocritical, 730.

ficing the national security and defence to
Progress of popery, the, 494--the Roman the national wealth, 329-the two grand

Catholics of England and Scotland took articles of national independence are grain
very little part in bringing about the and shipping, ib.-a free trade cannot be
emancipation act of 1829, and none in maintained in either, 330-in the applica-
the revolutionary measures connected tion of the reciprocity system, the price at
with the war with France, ib.—now that which different commodities can be raised
they see political power within their in different countries, is an essential dis-
grasp, they are using the means of wealth tinction to be kept in view, ib.--the acts
and influence at their disposal to gain it, and reasonings of foreign nations in rela-
495—their numbers are increasing in the tion to prices, stated and considered, and
country, in the legislature, and in offices their injurious effects on this country
of trust, 496_its progress in Canada, shown, 331 - the two points on which the
Cape of Good Hope, New South Wales, reciprocity system is well-founded is the
the United States, proved from the tract repeal of duties on foreign raw produce,
of Mr Bickersteth the writings of Dr and the opening of the trade of our colo-
Lang, and other documents, 498 - of nies to the colonies of other nations, 334
the proceedings of the Roman Catholic --the true principles of reciprocity in
missions, Dr Wiseman's lectures, and the commerce stated, ib.
account of those missions in Australia, Rector, our Would-be, 833.
by Dr Ullathome, noticed, 500—the pe- Rome, Arnold's History of that empire,
tition of the Irish papists for emancie reviewed, 142.
pation, quoted, 502 -- the successful Salmon, on the food of the, 185.

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