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[Feb. 1, more persons row together, instead of EDWARD Massey, Coventry, for liis the iron frame, let an iron rod or bar, chronometers and pocket watches.having a socket at the top to receive a Nov. 17. stanchion, be suspended by a hinge, or HORACE Hall, Golden-square, meron centres, from any convenient part of chant, for an improved method of prethe boat a-bead of the beadmust rower. paring and opening hemp, flax, and The lower end of this rod or bar inust other substances, communicated by a be fastened either by an iron rod or foreigner residing abroad. Nov. 17. by a rope connected either by iron rods, Robert Barlow, Francis-street, Sur. or ropes passing trom one to the other. rey, surgeon, for a machine or instruTo the upper end of the stanchion a rope ment called the hydrostatic self-blowing ipust be fastened, which from thence machine. Nov. 22. will pass along the middle of the boat ROBERT DICKINSON, Great Queentowards the stern. At a convenient dis- street, esq, for certain improvements in tauce a-head of each rowlock, a line, the art of Saddlery. Nov. 28. having a loop at the end of it, must Robert Dickinson, Great Queenbranch off from the last-mentioned rope; street, esq. for certain improvements in and there being as many lines as oars, the manufacture of barrels and other each loop must be put over the handle packages made of iron or other metals. of the oar it is designed to pull. The Dec. 10. "use of a moveable stretcher will enable Robert SALMON, Woburn, Beds, surthe rower to work an additional qar or veyor, for improved movements and Aoat-board with his feet, and he may combinations of wheels for working of tbus obtain a purchase in the water, in- cranes, mills, and all sorts of machinery, stead of obtaining it in the usual way on either portable or fixed.-- Dec. 10. the vessel itself. To effect this, to a Edward Glover, Penton-place, Walmoveable stretcher, inade as before de- worth, gent. for an apparatus for drawscribed, let iwo iron rods or bars of hard ing, or extracting bolts, nails, &c. and wood be attached. The other ends of for various other useful purposes.these rods or bars must pass through the Dec. 10. vessel, and with these an additional oar Henry JULIUS WINTER, Dover, cona float-board must be connected and fectioner, for a method of giving effect worked : : a'weight must be suspended to various operating processes. Dec. 12. by a rope, which, running over pulleys, JOSEPH C. Dyer, of Boston, in Ameaud having the other end fastened to a rica, now residing at Gloucester-place, staple, serves to run the stretcher back Camden Town, merchant, for certain as soon as the rower has stepped off it additions to, and improvements on, mapreparatory to renewing his stroke. chinery to be made and applied in ina

PATENTS RECENTLY GRANTED. nufacturing cards for carding wool, cotFrom the Repertory of Arts, Nos. 151 ton, silk, and tow, and other fibrous maand 152.

terials of the like description; commuJAMES LONGUURST, for an Æolian or- nicated to him partly by a foreigner regan, or barrel organ, with a self-acting siding abroad. Dec. 15. swell. Dated Nov. 1, 1814.

Joun Francis Wyatt, Furvival's-inn, JOHN WALTERS, Fenchurch-st.eet, ci- engineer, for a new kind of bricks or vil engineer, for certain improveinents on blocks, one of which is particularly the construction and fastening of frame adapted for the fronts of houses and tiinber, or binds of ships and vessels, other buildings, giving to them the apwhether building or under repair. Nov.7. pearance of stone; another is applicable

WILLIAM HOWARD, Old Brentford, to a new method of bonding brick work; gent. for improved apparatus for work also a new kind of blocks or slabs for mong the pumps on board ships, which paving floors, and facing or lining walls, may also be applied to churning, and instead of ashler, which will resemble various other useful purposes. Nov. 10. marble or stone, and which may also be

Leger Didot, Paddington, gent. for applied to steps or stairs, and other parts certain improvements in the method or of buildings. Dec. 15. means of illuminating houses or places WILLIAN EVERHARD BARON VON by the combination of tallow or other Door NICK, Sun-street, for improvements inftammable materials. Nov. 10. on the manufacture of soap. Dec. 20.

WILLIAM BENECKE, of Deptford, gent. James SMITH, Newark-upon-Trent, for an improved method of manufactur- cabinet-maker, for a self-acting sashing verdigris, of the same quality as that fastening. Dec, 20. known in commerce by the fame of French verdigris. Nov. 12.

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NEW ACTS,
PASSED IN THE SECOND SESSION OF THE FIFTH PARLIAMENT OF THE UNITED

KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND.-53 GEO. III. (1814.) [The figure which follows the date of each Act, denotes the number of sheets of

which it consists : euch sheet is sold for THREE-PENCE.] CXIX. An act to repeal certain du- of masts, yards, bowsprits, and timber, ties-upon letters and packets sent by the for naval purposes froin the British copost within Ireland, and to grant other lonies in America. July 23.-1. duties in lieu thereof. July 23,-1. CXXVI. An act to alter and extend

CXX. An act to amend several aets an act passed in the 8th year of King relating to the revenues, matters and George I. for reliet of shipwrecked things under the managenient of the mariners and distressed fersons, being commissioners of customs and port du- his inajesty's subjects in the kingdom of ties, and of the commissioners of in- Portugal. July 29.-1. land excise and taxes in Ireland. July From Jan. 1, 1815, his majesty's consuls 23.-3.

are empowered to levy on British vessels enCXXI. An act to repeal the addi- tering the ports of the Portuguese dominions tional duties of excise on French wine in South America a sum not exceeding à per imported, and on spirits exported from cent on the value of their cargoes inwards the warehouses, and authorizing the and outwards, instead of the former duty.

The monies so raised to be applied to the repayment of the additional duty in respect of French wine found in dealers maintenance of a minister of the church of stocks, and authorizing the commis. England in the several ports, to the salary of sioners of excise duties to pay or remit a judge conservator and officers, and to the duties paid on liquors lost by accidental expenses of a hospital and medical assistants

for the relief of shipwrecked British mariners. staving before landing. July 23.-2.

CXXVII. An act to permit the exCXXII. An act to alter the mode of portation to foreign parts, from Scotland declaring the value of goods imported and Ireland, of linen cloth without into or exported from Great Britain.

stamps. July 23.-1. July 23.--2.

CXXVIII. An act to amend the seSo much of any act as requires the decla- veral acts for regulating the Foundling ration of the value of the goods to be made Hospital in Dublin. July 23.-1. in the presence of the principal officers of the customs repealed, and in future the value for admission has considerably increased,

Whereas the number of infants presented of goods subject to the payment of duty shall and there is reason to believe that several of be specified on the warrant, or bill of entry, them are children of parents able to mainattested by the importer or exporter. The value of goods duty free shall, instead of the tain chem; and it has been found that great former declaration before the principal offi- mortality has taken place among the infants cer, be specified in a separate shipping bill, sent to the hospital, particulatly during the

winter and spring months ; the governors delivered to the seareher or other proper

are authorized to suspend the admission for officer. CXXIII. An act to amend an act of six months in the year, and also to refuse ad

mission to infants without a certificate that the 39th and 40th year of his present the parents cannot be discovered. majesty, to prevent frauds and abuses in

CXXIX. An act to grant to his mathe trade of hops. July 23.--1. Growers of hops not to put any other name backs and bounties on certain goods,

jesty rates and duties, and to allow drawer place of abode than their own on bags or

wares, and merchandize, imported into pockets. Hop planters packing hops of difTerent qualities and value in the same bag to

and exported from Ireland in lieu of forforfeit 201.

mer rates and duties, drawbacks, and CXXIV. An act 10 permit the im- bounties, July 25.--18.

CXXX. An act to continue until portation of tobacco and snuff into the

three months after the ceasing of any report of Plymouth. July 23.-1.

From Jan, 5, 1815, tobacco and snuff striction imposed on the Bank of Engmay be imported into Plymouth, subject 10 land from issuing cash in payment, the the same regulations as at the other ports several acts for confirming and conwhere such importation is allowed by 29

tinuing the restriction on payınents in Geo. 3.

cash by the Bank or beland. July CXXV. An act to continue until the 25.--1. end of the next session of parliament an CXXXI. An act to provi le fis the act inade in the 46th year of his present better execution of the laws us izland majesty, for permitting the importation by appointing superintending strates

Acts of Parliament recently passed.

(Feb. 1, and additional constables in counties in within the limits of the charter of the certain cases. July 25.-2.

East India Company, in ships not of Whereas disturbances have from time to British built; and for the better maintetime existed in different parts of Ireland, for nance and care of Lascars and other the suppression whereot the ordinary police Asiatic seamen arriving in this kingdtom. hath been found insufficient, it shall be law. July 25.-1. ful, fron the passing of this act, for the lord

No vessel having on board Asiatic sailors, lieutenant, by the advice of the privy coun &c. shall be permitted to clear, until bond cil, 10 declare by proclamation, that any be given for the support of such persons. county, city, town, barony, or half barony, Asiatic sailors, &c. found in distress, to be is in a stare of disturbance, and to appoint taken care of by the East India Company, one chiet magistrate with all the powers of a

at the expense of the owner of the ship justice of the peace for such county, &c. which brought them. with a salary of 700l. a-year. Such chief

CXXXV. An act to further explain magistrate shall have for his aid and support and amend an act of the 50th year of a clerk and chief constable, with a salary of his present Majesty's reign, tor repealing 150l. per annum each, and petty constables, certain parts of several acts relating to who shall receive 50l. a-year. Salaries and the limiting the number of persons to be other expenses to be defrayed by presentment. Chief magistrate to return weekly a

carried by stage coaches in Ireland. state of the county, &c. for which he shall July 25.--1. be appointed, to the lord lieutenant, who ČXXXVI. An act for enabling the may declare by proclamation when any commissioners of the northern lightcounty, &c. is restored to peace and good houses to purchase the island and light of order.

May, at the entrance of the Frith of CXXXII. An act to repeal the duty Forth; for enabling the commissioners payable in Ireland on certain houses or of the Treasury to advance a certain tenements under the annual value of ten sum of money towards that purpose; pounds. July 25.--1.

and for amending several acts in regard CXXXIII. 'An act for better enabling to the northern light-houses. July 25.–2. the Commissioners of Stamps to make Commissioners authorized to purchase the allowances for spoiled stamps on polic island and light of May, of the Duke and cies of insurance in Great Britain, and Duchess of Portland.---Light to be altered, for preventing frauds relating thereto. and other light-houses erected—30,0001. to July 25.-2.

be paid out of the Exchequer towards the CXXXIV. An act to continue until purchase. the 1st day of Jan. 1816, and to amend

CXXXVII. An act for rendering the several acts for allowing importations payment of creditors more equal and extroin, and exportations to the places peditious in Scotland. July 25.-8.

ORIGINAL POETRY.

VALENTINE.

For his cases and judgments, though law A Lawyer to a Lady.

with some folks, DEAR MADAM,

Are not to be found in our Blackstones ot I own I'm your Ladyship's debtor, Coles. At least three and sixpence, our charge for

To wit, a letter,

As for that prison they talk of-the heart For 1 promised to send you some verses you Where sighs are pent up till let out by a know,

dart, If a tender perusal you'd deign to bestow : I humbly insist on't that lawfully no man, And, for once, I shall write without asking Can be turned to a prison by fairy or woman; a fee,

And that such walking jails cannot be unOr making your Ladyship debtor to me;

derstood, For if ever I get you, by hook, or by crook, Without detamation to bones, flesh, and Into my sharp claws, -that is, into my book, blood. You'll find yourself lighter, before you get Then what are the fetters of silk and of roses, thence,

In which ev'ry Valentine lover supposes In those sweet little cherubs, pounds, shil- His heart to be dressed in capricious festoons. lings, and pence.

Mere fanciful rags for poetical wounds ? But, to tell you the truth, I'm out of my The writers who treat of such prisons and shine,

fetters, When I dabble in verse, and invoke Valen. Trust me, iny dear Madam, with us are dead line,

letters,

tell ye,

sin ;

1815.)
A Lawyer's Valentine.

63 For the things of this sort with which judges But none of all these, I will venture to

environ The legs of their patients are nothing butiron, Need dream of a stake being drove through Their Courts too (of Conscience,) are truly

his belly, absurd,

Which the law kindly says in a cross road The Court of Apollo, where prayers are

shall pin preferred

The wretch who amuses himself with such For the gift of bad rhyme, and the Court of fair Venus,

Though I think that some loyers much betTo which lovers fly with their pleas, while ter would thrive between us,

With a steak in their belly, sometimes when A lover who chooses a mistress should deck alive. her

I admit by the way that the bonds which With an order or two from the Court of Ex

ensue, chequer.

Are as bad as our judgments at law, and And as to that Cupid whose conduct de worse too, notes,

If the parties united should happen to tiff, While men's hearts he is stealing from un And the fetters of silk grow by accident stiff : der their coats,

For when man is once caught, there is no That thieving's his trade, I'll be bold now writ for error, to say,

No convenient sham-pleading, or quirking No judge would transport him to Botany Bay: demurrer, But, though he escapes, yet the girl who is No appeal to the Bench, or by twirl or by courted,

twist, And receives the stol'n goods, has been often But the simple appeal from the tongue to transported.

the fist, Then to mention the murders which gen- And the only ten jurors whose office ne'er tlemen, sighing,

fails Indict the fair ladies for, swearing they're (T'is a dernier resort,) are ten blood-thirsty dying,

nails :Expiring of wounds, not of sticks, staves, For though an attachment the law someand knives,

times issues, But inflicted by glances endang'ring their Yet this would not answer the poor creatures' lives;

wishes; There's no jury I'm sure, but would throw 0, Lord! they'd exclaim, that can't lighten

out the bill, And acquit the fair felons of meaning to kill. We tried an attachment, some five weeks But you'll tell me that suicide often ensues, Which a lawyer may handle as well as the Some husbands, quite wretched, whisk off muse ;

to the Commons, For many there are who un indly rejected, And give rent to their grief in the shape of a Or for a new lover most wisely neglected, Begin in a new fashioned ma ner to shave, But this, you must know, is a very dear And cut off the remnant of noddle they have ; court, Or, meaning their lives for vain honour to As the husband soon finds, when his combarter,

mons are short. Hang dangling from pegs,-real Knights of Now if I, do you see, were a Parliament the Garter ;

man, Or, disdaining to trust to a peg or a lath, I'd submit to the nation a capital plan, Whip into a river,--true Knights of the For issuing comfort to husbands and wives, Bath;

And assist population by saving their lives. Or, fearing to give such bold methods a trial, Upon Tattersal's plan I'd establish a sale, Take a comforting dose from a deadly pint Where ladies and gents should tie up to a rail, phial;

(When inclined their own property thus ta Or, better than all who imitate Cato,

dispose of,) And their love-sick hearts find a very short. The lots upon hand, which when all the way to,

world knows of, Who fall on a spit, and then twirling expire, They'd go for a lounge, and if wishing to buy, Like stoical beef, going round at a fire ; Might fairly the goods in the market-place Or with a desert knife, well sharpened and try ; clean,

And the more to encourage this auction of To dash through the fat, and lay open the beauty, lean,

The lots should be free of the sixpenny duty. Who pick their poor soul-cases quite full of As for stands 1 submit, that well Great Tower holes,

Hill And spurting like apples, thus hiss out their Might suit for the city; the beau mande souls.

would fill

our woe,

ago!

summons:

verse:

64
Mr. Elmes to Mr. Haydon.

[Feb. 1. Covent Garden, Hyde Park, Piccadilly, and Like flies, they stick to every morbid place, Sloane-street,

Panders of lust, retailers of disgrace : Where each husband might lawfully knock The foibles of the great they note with care ; down his own sweet.

The poor have vices, but the poor they spare, But a truce to this nonsense, your ladyship's Perhaps the trailties of these valgar men yawning,

Would dim the lustre of their polish'd pen. I've che honour to wish you a very good Hark how they rant 'bout rustic sylvan life, morning!

T.1

How good the cottager, how chaste his wife!
As it of vice alone its name they knew,

And virtue in their breasts spontaneous grew.
SONNET,
Addressed in B. R. HAYDON, Spainter of Revive the golden age in modern day.

Arcadian scenes and manners they pourtray, the sublime picture of the Judgment of Why are our jails with peasants fill'd ? or Solomon)," on his return from Paris; by

why his friend, James Elmes, Architect.

Are men so harmless doom'd by law to die?

Exists there not for this some flagrant cause ? An Architect leaves his drawing-board and square, his diagrams and problems, his Yes, crimes exist, for ours are perfect laws. lines and rules, to dabble in rhyme, in praise Loud let them rave in bombast prose or

rhymes, of a Painter, but it is to honour an old friend, whom only to know is reputation, While these to titl'd belles or lordships soar,

The poor have vices--vices lead to crimes. but to be ranked among his friends, (among Be't mine to paint tħe viees of the poor ; his admirers he ong has been,) and those not of short date, is among the degrees of Recall from error some deluded heart.

For these display'd, a warning may impart, carthly happiness.

A striking case permit me to rehearse,

'Tis drawn from life, accept the tale in HAYDON, I long have mark'd thy soaring mind,

Behold those convicts rang'd upon the And long have witnessed thy bold career,

strand, Thy genius from its course, no storm

Doom'd for their crimes to leave their nacould veer,

tive land ; Nor by dull trammels could it be confin'd,

Chain'd to each other like the brutal race, But like Great BUONAROTTi's rose at once

At once their punishment and foul disgrace. sublim'd. Yet to the Louvre's spoil-clad walls you Some sing, some execrate, some weep aloud.

What diff'rent feelings agitate the croud ! Your way, as if its view would make more

Now from the ship, with measur'd strokes, the oars

[shores. clear,

Push off the boats to bear them from our Those streams which from their sources were

Sensations keen the hardest breasts assail ; refin'd.

Smit with regret the stoutest bosoms quail : Goon dear friend like this thy way pursue, Their friends fock round to bid a last adieu, Command like this, and conquer tardy Feelings tu nature must be ever true; fame,

These lost ones claim from sonie the pitying And place yourself’midst her immortal host,

tear, Then in the presence of all mortal view, To friends or wife or parent still they're dear. She must invest you with a deathless name, Mark you that youth approaching man, And, BRITAIN of her HAYDON proudly hood's prime, boast.

J. E. Unmov'd he seems tho'siain'd with many a

crimo. THE CONVICTS;

You ask the deeds that doom'd him to this OR, THE POWER OF CONSCIENCE.

fate, A Tale, after the manner of Crabbe, The sequel of my tale will these relate. “ The proper study of mankind is man,” He dy'd in blood his homicidal handia So sung the bard, his moral theme thus ran. See where with agile bound he spurns the His virtues, vices, all are ours to trace,

sands : As well in simple as in gentle race.

Within the boat he calmly takes his seat,
Some novelists we have with vicious taste, Insensible to feeling and regret.
Who waste their time, their ink and paper Yet he was once a father's joy and pride,
waste,

Sorrowing for him his aged mother died. Displaying human nature in disguise, His sire, good man, was poor as poor could be, Conceal'd beneath the mask of art and lies: To him look'd up a num'rous progeny:

the purport of their chaste design He taught them by his practice how to live, Tova huilt to pass for current coin. And gave them good advice, 'twas all he had Deem ¢y to lash the follies of the age

to give. With the loose ribald of their looser page

e? Full oft we see the summer's tender bloom As well might vice the privileges claim Untimely fall when worms the core conTo preach morality in virtue's name.

sume ;

steer

It sex

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