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Mr. Conolly, breathes such a spirit of privy council, a representative in parliaimpartiality throughout, added to the ment for the county of Londonderry, as confideration, that although eight years also, governor and cuftodes roiulorum, has elapsed since it was written, it ap. and colonel of the militia of the said plies with as much force at the pre- county. 1ent period, as it evidently did then, that we are induced to give it a place in Odis delivered before Earl Camden, Lord this article.

Lieutenant of Ireland, on Wednesday “The right honourable Thomas

the 20!h of April, 1796, the Day on Conolly, from his large fortune and which his Excellency laid the fort high family connection, is commonly Stone of the additional Buildings of regarded as the head of that respectable

the Royal College of St. Patrick, Muy. class of men, the.country genilemen : nooth. His abilities, now for a long series of years more addicted to sporting than

ΩΔΗ ΣΑΠΦΙΚΗ. . public bufinefs, have received no very high degree of polish; and his elocu• Habe roi aqwny is ay decorrer tion entitles him not to uch diftinc.

Βαρβιτον, και νας μελετως αοι δας, tion as a public speaker. Poffeffed of a fund of dry humour, he frequently opga uudioins sqartiya xoojen applies it not unhappily; and his arguments, though too generally loose, defultory, and ill arranged, ofien have Movos, a Felv @@xvoceny xaraxy point, force, and energy." A bluntness Endodos youn, daridov 7 Onwury, of manner, accompanied with a candid Πολλα μοχθησας , ανεπαυσατ ιρην openness of heart, strongly mark his

Ως ιδε Κερνην speeches, which evidently appear, and are felt by his audience as the plain, un- Ενθας Ηρωων γενεην παλαιων, artificial effufions of an honeft mind, Ενθα καλλισίαν αρεταν αυτον, deeply impre ffed with a full conviction Και φιλον Μεσαις, Χαριτεσσι πασαις, of the truth and justice of its sentiments.

Κοιβαγον ευρεί. . Enjoying a good natural understanding, it fupplics him with matter well Ουτος 81, φησιν, παλιν κυδος worth attending to, which (though Elmoer' Açystw, xgovidols @nbas perhaps not of the very firft impreflion) Παντα γεν κλεινος πόλε Νησιαρχης is always found and folid. Spirited he constantly is often warm, and fometimes even violent : but that violence Kat Cu Degaiolwy, mannę, arliament was juftited by the momentous occ, KANΔΕΝΟΥ και φιλτατε, των απανών fion, and did credit to the integrity of

Ω. Θεοι δωκαν να αισθαι his mind, and the warmth of his fcel

Τεμπέα Μεσαις. . ings. Too elevated to be the tool, and not aiming to be the leader of a party, he acts uniformly from the impulse of Eva Pojazy wy xEdados doy siar, his irclinations; and though ever on

Ενθα και’ αιζηων θαλερων αμοιβη, good terms with the chief governors of Χρησον εν μολπαις Μεδεοντ' αεισει, ibis country, he has frequently jiood

Και ζε μετ αυτον. . foremost in the most decided opposition to their measures. In the debatis on Mr. Orde's noies! commercial propofitions, be took the lead in a dirtin

TO grace the wonders of this glo. guished manner, ars by his firm, man, rious day, here lately, with her facred ly, and spirited conduct on that occá- tyre new-strung, the lovely Muie ar: lion, jusly entitied himself to įhe grate- rived, the charmer once of learned ful thanks of his country.'

Greece, and on Olyo.pus high with Mr. Conolly is a member of the raptures heard. Soon as lerne's fa


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cred land she made, well pleased the O nunc tenacem Qui imperio regis refted from her toilsome course; for Molem tremendo, Quique hominum here the found a race from heroes

genus, sprung: here every virtue in its loveliest TC Sancte, que fas eft, precamur: form : here on the throne a Prince, to Te Benefacta juvant benignum. the Muses and the Graces all a friend.

-" He then," said she, “ He then Tu magna magno praemia muneri it is that will, he the famed ruler of Clemens rependas, namque potes, prethis Ide, that will for us, cre long, revive the glory of Argos and of ancient Tu bella, foevum tu furorem, et Thebes, and every blessing to us all Infidias cohibe cruentas. secure." —And thou, great CAMDEN'S darling, happy son, what honours must Laetus, diuque Hic ftet Domitor maris thy noble toils await ; fince, raising a Immotus alii : fter Patriae Pater, new temple for ibe Muses, Heaven chose Seramque felici reponas to make thee the prime architect. - Progeniem Solio paterno. Here then the harp's melodious notes; bere the responsive choirs of grateful youths, will fing the praises of the best of Kings; and, nexi to his, will cele- Arise TERNE! dry shy tears, brate thy name.

The thades of night are


away; The blissful beam of morn appears, ODI ALCAICA.

And long shall last the coming day! Tandem infolentis ludibrium Freti Trucesque ventos, temperat, aureo

Lo! Perfecution's iron mace, Nunc iple prospectans Tridenti, That long opprefled thy fertile land, Helperiae Dominator Orac : And crushed thy brave ill fated race,

Drops broken from her withered Tandem peractis rite Laboribus,

hand! Victoque Ponti gurgite barbari, Jam vela ceperunt beatos,

Behold! the fiends that ranged our ille, o Socii Comitesque, Portus.

Sufpicion, Hatred, Civil Strise,

Whore open force, or lurking guile Celfit minacis jam Pelagi fragor, Empoisoned all the sweets of life, Turique fido in littore filtimur :

Civesque miramur peternae, Fly blafted from the face of light, Cum lachrymis gemituque, terrae. With all their gloomy train of woes!

And link at once in hell and night.Hic, cara avito, qúam juvat ofcula From hell and night they first arose. Flentem, Sodales, reddere Limini !

Quàm vora praesenii decebit Behold! a patriot King's command Incolumes ftatuifle, Cacfar!

Has called the public virtues forth,

And fent them, a confederate band, Tu nos jacentes, Maxime, fublevas; To raise and cherith drooping worth: Tu fanéta maeltis moenia Civibus,

Tu Conditor, Victorque, purae (With kindred pity) to affuage Fers fpolia unus opima Paci.

The sorrows of thy mourning fwains;

Recall once more a golden age, Tu fata praeftas nunc, melioribus, And pour abundance o'er thy plains : Placata, Princeps, confiliis, bone :

Tu fofpitas feffos penates To lead thy scattered offspring home, Barbarico reduces Tumultu.

Aliens and exiles now no more ;

Though long-too long condemned to Impune laetos, ambitiofius,

roam, Proferre cantus et licet et decet ;

And languila, on a foreign lore : Qyos, more sacrato, Nepotes Excipiant memores perenni.








But chief-to form thy infant race incrementum, hujus R. Collegii Catho

To every kind and generous art, lici Deo, fub nuncupatione S. Patricü Adorn their souls with every grace,

dicati, patriâque Munificentiá dotati, With every virtue warm ibeir heart. primum lapidem collocavit; præfenti

bus, præter Aulicum Comitalum, plu. Even now, before thy wondering eyes, rimis ex Collegii Curatoribus, et fre:

Behold! at noble Camden's call, quenriflimo populo: XI. Kal. Maii The sacred rowers already rise, Anni Salutis M.DCCxcvi. Regni Georgü

Already spreads the spacious wall. III. Regis Augusti xxxvI. See ! led by him, the smiling muse

Descends to view her future feat; Assumes her harp, her notes renews,

TO HIS EXCELLENCY. And greets him in her new retreat.


HIBERNIÆ PRO-REGI o Camden ! patron of our youth, R. ACAD. S. PATRITII APVD MAYNOOTH 'Tis thine to raise this ufetul pile,

AD RELIG. ET REIPVB. BONUM Sacred to virtuc, crder, fruih


FAVTORI PATRONO And hope long bánithed from our ille.


ÆDIF. PRIM. LAP. POSVIT For other chiefs let arches fwell,

DIE V.GESIMO APRILIS 1795 And pompous obelisks arise;


Let baughty domes their glories tell,
And bear their trophies to the skies :

ON A GOLD BOX, PRESENTED BY THE In breathing bronze, or marble warm

A glowing life, let heroes ftand; And long, a venerable form,

VIRO NOBILI Atract the wonder of the land.


BON. ART. ET SCIENT. Let vulgar Fame thus fondly trust

PATRONO Such mouldering monuments of pride,

R. ACAD. S. PATRICII That, vain as man, return to dult,


CC. And fink in Time's oblivious iide.

DD, CC. Here be thy trophies--not alone Albert and Emma: an Interesting HisTo yon auf icious work configned,

tory. (Continued from Page 339.) Noi caft in brals, nor raised in Itune,

'HE While many a chief, repulsed by fame, baron, could only be heightened by

ma, at the humble pofture of the And many à Itatesman lies forgot :

his address. She had instantly retreatNursed by the mufe, thy favoured name ed a tew paces from the door which lae Shall live and fourth on this spol. · had vainly attempted to open,


supporied herself with difficulty against Here ever new, to future days

a bookcase. Ee not alarmed, charm. Thy beiter glories shall descend :

ing Emma,' said the baron, io a voice And hearts, too young to lavish praise, otatsumed softness, you fee before you Shall hail thee-.FounderFather

a man, who, till he beheld your inFriend,

comparable beauty, never completely lost his liberiy. Regard me no longer as the master of your father, but as the Nave and lover of his daughter,

and who only waits her commands to COMES DE CAMDEN, Hiberniæ Chew by his obedience the crụih and Pro Rex, ad Religionis et Litterarum, generofity of his sentiments. During




this speech, Emma's gentle frame was fhall know no limits.' While the baagitated by a variety of inexpressible ron displayed the sparkling treasure 10 emotions. Amazement, fear, and in the eyes of the unambitious Emma, the dignation prevented her interrupting pushed them from her with disdain. the baron ; but when, on his rising and once more, my lord,' said the, let advancing to her at the close of his me assure you, that I have a heart imspeech he attempted to take her hand, penetrable to vanity, or to any gran.

My lord,' said she, shrinking from deur, to which the power of wealth his touch, you must permit me to assure could raise me :'But,' cried the bayou, that I have no wish but to return ron, interrupting her, foftening the to my father : in his cottage all my natural ferocity of his features and gaze ideas of happiness are centered. Con- ing tenderly on her, 'is your heart imdescend to open this door, or to ad- penetrable to love, and cannot it be mit my departure through that colon- moved to yield a generous return to nade; my intrusion here was entirely sentiments su fincere? Let me owe to owing to madame de Chalons, who mutual affection that, which you deny proposed to show me the castle.'. How to ambition ; and accept the honours much indebted am I then to her,' re- which shall be offered you, as cributes plied the baron, 'for this interview, dee from my gratitude, rather than which gives me an opportunity to un as bribes to allure your compliance.' fold the sentiments of a heart devoted Never, never,' replied Emma : 'my to you alone. No longer shall such heart will ever continue as untouched beauty, formed to thine in palaces, be by love, as by your proffered gifts : it concealed in a cottage. Accept my af. is proof against every sentiment, that fections, and command my fortune. would injure my honour and debase · Indignant blushes dyed the cheeks my virtue !'- I understand you, preof Emma, at a proposal, which the fumptuous girl,' returned the baron could not misconceive, and all the pride you would raise your daring hopes to of wounded delicacy ruibing into her share by legal ties my name and rank.' bosom, suspended for a moment is na - No,' exclaimed Emma, “could tural timidity, and animated her to you stoop so low as to demand my hand pronounce these words : “ That forcune, in an honourable alliance, my heart my lord, from which you. aliume the would reject the offer, and my tongue privilege thus to insult the daughter of ditclaim an union, which, no intreaties a peasani, can neither dazzle my vani. could induce, no authority compel me ty, nor tempt my ambition ; my hum- to accept ! After this honeft conteflion, ble birth inspires in me no pride, but my lord, you will suffer me to quit your that of virtue, and the poffeffion of no presence. The enraged baron was dignity, but that of conscious inno- now raised to a pitch of resentment

Allow me to retire, my lord: which banished at the moment every my father doubtless wonders at my ab- paffion but that of anger. Mortified fence.' Your father, froward beauty, pride ftung him to the quick ; and waits my pleasure in the castle,' return- viewing her with a look of contempt, ed the baron, with a look of anger, Tis well,' said he, 'your audacity

your compliance or rejection of my has dispelled the charm of beauty : ungenerous offers will decide his future worthy of a prepoffeffion, which cofate. Recollect, Emma, the extent of vers me with disgrace, you may return my power ; dread my resentment, or to that obscurity and indigence, which deserve my gratitude; they each fhall befit the meanness of your birth, and be unbounded. If you reward my paf- the groveling sentiments of your soul.' fion, your father will reside in this calo - Vitering these words he took a key tle, freed from the toils of servitude, from his pocket, and throwing it on the winess and parraker of those bene, the ground left her at liberty ; Ibe infits which my love shall beap upon ftantly leized the opportunity to unyou: receive this casket of jewels, as a faften the door, and to escape; haftentrifling earneft of a liberality, which ing through the hall, instead of turn


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ing toward the offices by which she had Emma had presumed to offer to proentred it, lhe took advantage of the posals that did her but too much ho great door, that stood open, and def. nour, and would have raised her and cending a flight of Iteps with a celerity her family to a fituation which mult urged by her fears of detension, the have rendered them the object of envy

fiew across the court, darted through to the surrounding peasantry. Berthe iron gates, and gained the end of nard, Atrongly agitated, replied to this the front avenue in a few moments. She harangue, then may I truly glory in then stopped for want of breath, and my child, whose steady virtue teaches lunk, almost spent, under the thadle of her lo refist the treacherous arts of le. a lofty elm: recollecting, however, that duclion, and to spurn at an elevation, The was not yet beyond the reach of which would sink her far beneath her pursuit, should the enraged baron charge lowly birth and bụmble education, his mind, anu atseinpt to recall her, Let me haften from a spot once the sea she arose, and catting an apprehensive fidence of worth and honour, but now log ioward the caiile, the perceived become the scene of infamy and shame.! ber father advancing toward her with Have a care, old man,' replied Dú Now steps : assured by his presence, Val, how you tempt the vengeance of the hesitated not to wait his anproach ; your mafter, hy luch daring language. and he had no fuoner reached the fpot, I fear no danger, interrupted Berwhere she ftood trembling to receive nard, but the loss of honour, and him, than they clasped each oiher jn à own no real master but that power filent embrace : bui Emma, urged by Oinnipotent, who guarding the innocent

, the dread of a moment's delay, entreat forsakes only the guilty !'-Having ed her father to fufpend all interroga- thus faid, he reached the lodge; the tions till they fhould have regained porter opened a private gate which ado their collage, which they had no foon- minted him through the avenue, where er reached, than they each gave vent to he joined, as we before related, his be the agitations, which mutually oppreff. loved daughter. ed them.

The enraged baron, in the first emo: The story of Bernard's illness had tions of his resentment, had been inbeen a fabrication, invented merely for duced to banish from his presence, the the purpose of entrapping his daughter woman, who had presumed to despise in the fnare laid for her." As he passed his cffers, and rejed his love. A mothe castle, in the morning, he had been mentary haired iook posreffion of his met by monfieur Du Val, the fieward, mind, but it foon gave place . and requested to wait there to receive fenciments :-her beauty, the fimple the commands of bis lord, who had elegance of her form, her unftudied some defigns to communicate to him, graces, and even the innocence which greatly to his advantage. The good he meditated to destroy, returned to old man, who never yet had formed a his imagination, and

and disappointed wilh, beyond the fufficiency which his pafion once more raged with greater humble itation had always ailowed him, violence than ever.

In the first trant heard this circumstance with cold in poris of his anger, he had commanded difference; but out of respect to the Du Val to dilmifs Bernard with cope baron, waited his pleasure. He was tempt, as an object beneath his fucure introduced into a pavilion in the gar- notice ; he now summoned again into den, and requested not to quit it till his presence this frufty messenger

, this the baron, who proposed to join him confidential friend of all his vices. The there, fhould dismiss him.

wily minion foon pacified the perturbed He remained about iwo hours, in spirit of his lord, with that fubtle fiatvain expectation; the steward at longeh tery, which he well knew how 10 ado entered, and informed him that he had minifter; he artfully and respectfully liberty to depart, as the baron's fenii- ventured to blame the baton, for fet ments were charged in regard to him, ting at liberty she prey which he had from the ungrateful rejection, which once fecured in his net, and advised

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