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in the park? Smiling, she answered so without measure misordered, that I me :

think myself in hell, till time come that “ "I wist, all their sport in the park is I must go to Mr. Elmer; who teachetla but a shadow to that pleasure that I find me so gently, so pleasantly, with such in Plato. Alas! good-folk, they never fair allurements to learning, that I think felt what true pleasure meant.'

all the time nothing, while I am with him : “ And how came you, madam,' quoth and when I am called from him, I fall on I, to this deep kuowledge of pleasure ? weeping, because whatsoever I do else, And what did chiefly allure you unto it, but learning, is full of grief, trouble, fear, seeing not many women, but very few and whole misliking unto me: and thue men, have attained thereunto ?

my book hath been so much my pleasure,
“I will tell you,' quoth she,' and tell and bringeth daily to me more pleasure
you a truth, which perchance you will and more, that in respect of it, all other
marvel at. One of the greatest benefits pleasures in very deed, be but trifles and
that ever God gave me, is, that he sent me troubles unto me.'
so sharp and severe parents, and so gentle Surely this innocent creature's confes-
a schoolmaster. For when I am in pre- sion, that she was won to the love of
sence either of father or mother, whether learning and her teacher by his gentle-
I speak, keep silence, sit, stand, or go, ness, and the disclosure of her affiction
eat, drink, be merry, or sad, be sewing, under the severe discipline of her parents,
playing, dancing, or doing any thing else, are positive testimony to the fact, that
I must do it, as it were, in such weight, our children are to be governed and
measure, and number, even so perfectly, taught by the law of kindness : nor let
as God made the world; or else I am so it detract from the force of the remark,
sharply taunted, so cruelly threatened, that in connection with her artless feel
yea presently soinetimes with pinches, ings and blameless deportment, if her
nips, and bobs, and other ways (which I hard fate call forth a versified effusion
will not name for the honour I bear them)
INSCRIBED BENEATH A PORTRAIT OF LADY JANE GREY,

Originai.
Young, beautiful, and learned Jane, intent

On knowledge, found it peace; her vast acquiremens
Of goodness was her fall; she was content

With dulcet pleasures, such as calm retirement
Yields to the wise alone ;-her only vice

Was virtue : in obedience to her sire
And lord she died, with them, a sacrifice

To their ambition : her own mild desire
Was rather to be happy than be great ;

For though at their request she claimed the crown,
That they, through her, might rise to rule the state,

Yet, the bright diadem, and gorgeous throne,
She view'd as cares, dimming the dignity
Of her unsullied mind, and pure benignity.

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1815. On the 4th of January, died they were excluded from the throne of the alexander Macdonald, Esq., who is no people, by the aristocracy and commonother way remarkable, than for a chival- alty of England in parliament assembled. rous devotion to the family of Stuart. He As evidence of the spirit that dictated raised a monument in the vale of Glen- such a memorial, and of the proper feelfinnyn, at the head of Lochshiel, in the ing which permits that spirit to be excounty of Inverness, with a Latin, Gaelic, pressed, in spite of its hostility to the and English inscription, to commemo- principles that deposited and continued rate the last open efforts of that family, the diadem of the commonwealth in the for the recovery of a crown they had custody of the house of Hanover, the in forfeited by innumerable breaches of the scription on the nionument is placed in laws, and whose aggressions on life and the next column. It stands in English in property being suffered, till

these words: Non-resistance could no further go,"

Alas!

On the spot where

After the expulsion of pope Pius
PRINCE CHARLES EDWARD
First raised his Standard,

VI. from “ the chair of St. Peter," by On the 19th day of August, MDCCXLV,

the French, he fled from his splendid When be made the daring and romantic attempt To recover a Throne iost by the imprudence of his residences at Rome and Frascati to VeAncestors,

nice, infirm in health, distressed in cirThis Column was erected by ALEXANDER MACDONALD, Esq., of cumstances, and at the age of seventyGlenaladale,

five. He subsisted for awhile on the To commemorate the generous zeal, Theundaented bravery, and the inviolable 'fidelity, produce of some silver plate, which he Or his forefathers, and the rest of those had saved from the ruin of his property. Who fought

and bled in that Arduous and unfortunate enterprise.

By the friendly interference of sir John This Pillar is now,

Cox Hippisley, the cardinal's situation Also become the Monument

was made known to his late majesty, and or its amiable and accomplished Founder, lord Minto had orders to remit him a

Who,
Before it was finished,

present of 20001., which he received in Died in Edinburgh on the 4th day of January, February 1800, with an intimation that MDCCCXV.

he might draw for the same amount in The “ right line” of the Stuart race terminated in the late cardinal York. He the July following; and sir J. C. Hippiswas the second son of “the Pretender," and of 40001. would be at his service, so long

ley communicated to him, that an annuity was born at Rome on the 26th of March

as his circumstances might require it. 1725; where he was baptized by the name

This liberality was received and acknowef Henry Benedict Maria Clemens : he died there in 1807, in the 83d year of his ledged by the cardinal in terms of gratiage. In 1745 he went to France to head tude, and made a considerable impression an army of fifteen thousand men, assem- These facts are extracted from the Gen

on the reigning pope and his court. bled at Dunkirk for the invasion of tleman's Magazine, (vols. 74 and 77,) England. The battle of Culloden settled which also observes, that “ from the time * the arduous and unfortunate enter- he devoted himself to ecclesiastical func. prise," which the “ amiable and accom

tions he seemed to have laid aside all plished founder of the monument commemorates, and not a single transport left worldly, views, till his father's death in Dunkirk roads. As soon as Henry Bene- 1788, when he had medals struck, bearing dict heard of the affair at Culloden, he NONUS Angliæ Rex; on the reverse, a

on their face his head, with HENRICUS returned to Rome, entered into priest's

city, with GRATIA DEI, SED NON VOorders, and in 1747 was made a cardinal by pope Benedict XIV. It was taunted TUNTATE HOMINUM: if we are not by a former pope upon James II. that he these medals.” From one in the posses

inisinformed, our sovereign has one of * lost his kingdom for a mass ;” and it is sion of the compiler of this work, he is certain that Henry Benedict was better enabled to present an engraving of it qualified to take a red-hat and pull on

to his readers. and off red stockings, than to attempt the conquest of a free protestant nation.

HENRY IX. KING OF ENGLAND.

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ST. SIMEON STYLITES, HERMIT OF THE PILLAR.
January 5.

his mortifications. In the monastery of

Heliodorus, a man sixty-five years of age, Sr. Simeon Stylites. St. Telesphoru... who had spent sixty-two years so abSl. Syncletia.

stracted from the world, that he was St. Simeon Stylites.

ignorant of the most obvious things in it; Alban Butler declares, that St. Simeon the monks ate but once a day : Simeon astonished the whole Roman empire by joined the community, and ate but once a

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