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nothing to offer but personal security, the left the causeway, about twenty seet and as it rarely happens a gallant can in height, and but little damaged, as be found to pay the price of their ran- it was covered by the glacis, was effom, they remain flaves for iife, subject caled in an inftant; but the principal to rigours to which no other slaves are part of the troops, in defiance of all obliable.
ftructions, advanced ftraight forwards, " After I had been a filent fpeciator and surmounted every obstacle. At of this female jail, the hardest to which some places they clambered over mounds, any culprit can be condemned, I per- walls, bulwarks, and hindrances of ceived many of the prisoners, jaded various kinds, that had been shattered with mufic and dancing, for the charms by the cannonade. At others, where of which they could have no relih, fall- the fortifications were more entire, they en into a profound fleed, out of which afcended or descended by the help of their cruel owners aroused them by the ladders. As the assailants approached most brutal language, and even by the bastion and curtain that had been blows."
breached, the resistance, which will then
had fallen far short of expectation, beAccount of the ferming of Bangalore gan to increase. Awakened from a
(From Muckenfii's Sketch of the War fatal security, into which the garrison with Tippoo Sultan.)
had been lulled by the multiplícity of
difficulties that the besiegers had to enW
HILST the troops destined for the counter, as well as by the strength of the
affault advanced to their several place, and the number of the defenders, Itations with awful fillness, the garri. they now bethought of precautions, fon, both in the fort and out works, as which, if feasonably applied, would, if wearied with incessant exertion, were in all probabiliıy, have rendered fuc equally lull: a bright noon, at times cess doubtful. The alarm once given obscured by a pafting cloud, thone circulated like wildfire. Multitudes against the bariered precipices, over crowed tumultuoully to the point of atwhich the affailants had to pafs; from tack. In an instant, blue lights and the heavens there came not a breath of fire balls, thrown in every direction, wind; nothing difturbed though,; and rendered all objects around the fort clear this gallant corps, alter bestowing, in as at noon day; a blaze of musquetry, refletion, a foldierly and affectionate which added strength to this magnifitribule on their fair friends, bade adieu cent illumination, furnished it also with to all worldly concerns, and riveted abundance of victims : a general distheir minds to death or victory. charge of rockets contributed to the aw
At the hour of cleven a signal for ful grandeur of an exhibition in itfelf advancing passed along the ranks in trulý tremendous ; and one universal perfect filence. A causeway upwards roar of cannon all over the fort and of one hundred yards in length, which pettah at once ftrack the spectator with would not admit of eight men a breast, consternation and horror. was the only road that led from the Whilft the forlorn hope mounted the trenches to the point of attack. To breach, the leading companies kept render the breach inaccesible, the be- a constant fire on the parapet ; as shole freged had cut a wide and deep trench afcended, other divisions scoured the across this causeway, leaving a wall ramparts to the right and left. The afabout two feet thick entire on the sailants, although broken in advance, right hand. As there was no draw. pushed on with irrefiñible pressure. In. bridge, it was by this wall that the gas. Atances of individuals at single combat rifon communicated with the covert were to be seen in different directions; way, and were enabled to fally; but courage was equal on both sides, but although so 'narrow as to be passed by superiority in discipline and bodily Indian files only, it served allo to convey ftrength secured to the British troops a our troops over the dirch, which was firm footing on the ramparts. In short, no where fordable in this quarter. To before one hour had elapsed, ike gren?
diers march, beating all over the worksı ceiving almoft as many wounds as were announced to their friends without com- infided on Cæsar in the Capitol. In plete possession of the place. Of the death his manly countenance wore a garrison, however, there were many mild yet commanding aspect. His apwho fought with a degree of salcur chat pearance, reliectable from an old age bordered on desperation ; but the wani cf itmperate living, was rendered ve. of timely concert among them render. nerable by a beard of confiderable ed all attempis at opposition abortive. lengih, every hair of which vied with
Although the tiruggle was of thor: filver in whiteness; and his corpse, duration at the breach, it was repeat- fair as any European, covered with çdly renewed, as the columns proceeded wounds, all received from before, and to take pofieftion of the works. At clote to the point of attack, clearly defeveral of the baftions the defenders, clared that this resolute Mogul, befides encouraged by supplies of fresh troops, a firm attachment to his prince, por. in vain endeavoured to retrieve their sefied the genuine spirit of a soldier. lots; and the assailants, having pre- llis semains were offered 10 the Sulviously divided their force, rushed for- taun for interment, but refufed with wards to the right and left, until they many acknowledgements of the attenti. met at the opposite entrance, which is on: they were therefore decently intercalled the Mysore Gate.
red according to the Mohammedao riles. As women and children crowded It is said, that the Sultaun, in answer along with the affrighed garrison to Lord Cornwallis's soldierlike offer, through the gate, che carnage was dread- replied, that the Khan could be buried ful. The height of the surrounding no where with greater propriety than walls, the length of the arches, and the in the neighbourhood of the place at noise of the musquerry, which had not the defence of which he had fallen. yet subsided, not withstanding the huma- Mussulmans of the first rank in our arnity of the British troops, for a time pre- my attended his funeral with every yented all diftinction of age or sex. mark of respect and attention. At the About two thousand chofen troops, that loss of this faithful fervant, and the fehaftened to trengthen the garrison, verity of the blow be bad received, the preffed to get in at the Mylore Gaie ; Sultaun wept: but his reasonable griet but, from the rapidity of the assailants, was succeeded by unreasonable aod unthis reinforcement, which was too late many vengeance, which he wreaked in arrival, contributed only to increase on his unfortunate prisoners. the confufion and flaughier. On the whole, upwards of fourteen hundred Anecdose of the late Earl of Chefterfield. lives were loft in this momentous event; an eveni, which firmly fixed the war (From Mr. Wakefield's R-ply to Mr. in the heart of the enemy's dominions,
Burke.) Britain in poffeffion of, probably the Strongeft and most impor- Aihe burial-vault-of the earls of lant fortress of Mysore.
We should here close our review of Chesterfield. Some years ago, the sexe this work; but the subsequent pafiage, ton of that church, who was a tailor which describes ihe death and character by trade, viulated “the sanctuary of of the Killedar, or Governor of ihe Fort the tomb,” by cabbaging flices of red of Bangalore, is too important, and 100 velvet from the cofhns of the noble well written, not to deserve to be intert- Neepers, and selling them for coal-collars ed, whether we consider the writer's cre- to his cuftomers." The whole parish dit, or the pleasure of the reader. was surprised at the quantity of red
« Wherever gallantry is recorded, capes flaunting through the village, and Bahruder Khan, Killedar of Bangalore, illuminated the country round. will bold a conspicuous place among length the vicar, a sagacious and pious the heroes of our times. True to his man ! traced the cause of these daming, trust, he refigned it with life, after se exhibitions; and wrote, in terms of
the most piteous horror and lamentaadjudged at the same times respectively tion, to the late earl upon the subject of as the preceding premiums. such terrific and unhallowed depredaion. The willy nobleman adininifter. Planting Sueet Chesnut Trees. ed ghostly comfort to his vicar: exhorta ed him to moderate the excesses of his 3. A premium of three pounds per forrow; and to join rather with himself acre, will be given to each person who in admiring and commending the pro: fhall plant between the int of August videns ingenuity of the tailor, for bring: 1796, and the time of claiming, any, ing inio light, and employing usefully quantity of ground not less than one what himself and his ancestors had plantation acre, for which he shall not consigned to eternal darkness and be entitled to, or shall not claim either decay.
of the foregoing premiums, with two
thousand sweet chesnut trees (not less Ab;tract of Premiums offered by the than two nor more than five years old)
Dublin Society, for the Encouragement at the least to each acre, on proof being of Agriculture and Planting ; Manu, made before the society that the said factures and Fine Arts, in Iriland. ground is fufficiently fenced against
caille. Planting Timber Trees.
Claims to be made and adjudged at
the same times refpectively. PREMIUM after the rate
of four pounds an acre, will be Sowing Acorns, and Beech Maf. given to each person planting between the if August 1796, and the cime of 4. A premium of 155. a barrel will claiming, any quantity of ground not be given for every barrel containing 4 less than ten acres lying togetheror in bulhels of found 'acorns, or of found leparate enclofures, each containing not beech mast, which shall be imported less than one acre, with at least 1000 into this kingdom between the ift of oak trees, and 1000 of one or erore of November 1796 and the ift of April the following kinds, viz. ath, beech, 1797, and either fown or fold by the poplar, black cherry, elm, chelnut, importer for fowing, and which all larch, fir, or pine, to each and every be sown accordingly. acre, on proof being made before the society that the said ground is fufficient. Sowing / weet Che/nut, &c. ly fericed against cattle.
The claims for this premium to be 5. A premium of thirty Thillings a made on or before the ift of May, harrel will be given for every barrel of 1797
found sweet Cheinuts not kiln dried,
which shall be fown between the ift of Planting Oak Trees.
November 1796 and the ift of May
1797, and of forty thillings for every 2. A premium of three pounds per pound of good found feed of the cedar acre, will be given to each perton who of Lebanon, and of twenty Chillings for thali plant between the It May 1796, every pound of good found feed of and the time of claiming, any quanuity the Pinus Cembro, which shall be fown of ground not less than one plantation between said times. acre, for which he shall not be entitled The claims for acorns and beech to, or tball not claim the foregoing maft, and the foregoing feeds and chelpremium, wirb two thousand oak trees puts to be made on or before the ift (not less than iwo nor more than five May 1797. years old) at the least to each
acre, on proof being made before the fociety
Agriculture. that the said ground is sufficiently teoced againt caule.
1. To the person who shall at a pubThe claims are to be sent in, and lic examination to be held in the winter
of 1797, or spring of 1798, (of the shall be threshed before the 24th June precife time of which notice will be 1797, by any threshing machine workgiven) answer beft in hotany at large, ed by wind or water, or by one or two the fam of 50l, and a gold medal. 50l. horses at the most, and ereded after
To the second best," the sum of 301. the ift May, 1796, the fum of 6d. will and a filver medal.
301. be given, provided no more bounty be To the third beft the sum of 20l. paid for at any one machine than for
2. To the person who fall at a like 1000 barrels. examination answer belt on the several The claims to be made on forts of vegetables, nutritive or detri. fore the 24th of June 1797. mental to each fpecies of cattle, with their several qualities, botanic deferip
Bees.' tions, foils in which they thrive beft, &c. the sum of 5ol. and a gold medal. 501. A premium of ten killings will be
To the fecond best," the sum of 30l. given for every stock of bees preserved and a filver medal.
301. by any person ebrough the succeeding To the third beft, the sum of 201. winter, over and above ten stocks.
3. To the person who Iball answer The claims are to be made on the beft at a like examination, on the feve-' first Thursday of May 1797. ral foris of hay-graffes, their qualities, botanic descriptions, and soils in wbich
Hops. they thrive beit, she sum of
To the second beft the fum of iol. A premium of one fhilling per bar.
4. To any person who fall in 1796 rel will be given on beer brewed with or 1797, produce to the society any Irish hops of the growth of the years plant, either tree, shrub or herb, fo far 1796 and 1797, for private use or fale. peculiar to Ireland, as that it is a native, The claims to be made on oath before and is not described in any work of ihe 25th of March 1797. Linnæus or the later botanists, the sum of five guineas.
The Dublin Society having taken
fixtcen acres of ground at Glasnevie, 6. For every acre which Ihall be for the purpose of forming a Botanic completely watered by irrigation before Garden, pursuant to act of parliament, the ift May 1797, according to the best for promoting a scientific koowlege ia mode now practiled in Great Britain the yarious branches of agriculture, they will give a premium of 403. bave made fome progress in laying them
Claim is to be sent in before the oui, pursuant to the following report if Thursday in May 1797.
from their committe of agriculture.
The gardens at Glasnevis to be laid Saving Clover Seed.
out as follows:
į. A Hortus LINNÆENIS. 7. For every hundred weight of good Divided into three parts: found white or reu clover seed, or cow The Herbaceous, (Herbarium.) grafs feed which shall be saved in Ire The Shrubs, (Fruticeium.) land in 1796, and fit for fowing, a The Trees, (Arboretum.) premium of 205. will be given. Claim Each plant therein to be arranged to be made within the same time as the according to its class, order, genus and preceding.
fpecies, beginning with the firft class, By cow-grass is meant perenial and proceeding regularly to the last or naiural red clover.
class of cryptogamia, for which a sepa
rate division of ground is to be alThreshing Corn by Machines. lotted.
In each of these divisions every plant $. For every barrel of corn which is to have a painted mark affixed to it,
which is to shew-she number in the 3. The horse divifion, or Hortus Glafnevin Catalogue, -the class and Equinus. order-the generic and specific name, 4. The goat division, or Hortus Hir. all in black on a white ground, and the cinus. Engliib name in, red.
5. The swine division, or Hortus Wherever a genus contains herbs and Suinous. Ihrubs, or trees and thrubs, a nark Each of these is to be laid out in rewill be placed in its proper order in the gular beds, with alleys three feet wide herbarium and fruiiceium, referring between each, and with a gravel walk from one to the other, and so in the ar- nearly in the center, across the beds ; boretum, in order to lhew the regular on the one side of this walk are to be continuation of the lystem; and in like arranged in Linnan order all plants manner, wherever in the herbarium any which the animal to which the division class or order is omitted as not contain- is appropriated is fond of cating, and ing any herb, or any herb not hardy which are wholesome food for it, and enough for the open air, a mark will be also all plants which it is not fond of fixed in its proper place, to thew why eating, though not unwholesome; on ir is omitted.
the opposite fide of the walks are to be In the arboretum, which is proposed arranged all plants which the fame ani. to occupy the west and fouth sides of mal will eat, but are injurious to it, theground, and to form a skreen of and likewise all which ii refuses to eat, about five or fix perches wide, with a whether injurious or not. broad gravel way through the center, The herbaceous plants and Ihrubs to and the grass kept as fine as a bowling. be kept in each arrangement distinct, green; the trees are to be planted from whereby a useful feler will be gained twenty to thirty feet apart, and where in many parts. there is a very delicate or choice fpecies, Every plant is to have a like painted two may be planted, left one ihould mark to it, as before described, and if fail; the intermediate spaces are to be native, N. 1o be on the back of the mark. filled with fir, larch, laurel, elm, &c. for shelter, wbich are to be cut away
3. The Hay Garden, when they come to interfere with the : Linnæn plants, or are useless as ourses, The next garden will be the medow
always taking care that the nurses be as division, containing all plants of which diftinct in appearance as poffible from hay can be made, arranged according the species they are planted to protect, to their times of being fit for cutting. as deciduons for ever-greens, and vice placing on one side of the walk thote
that are valuable, and on the other, Linnæs, Alton, &c.-do noi notice those that are the least useful, for the varieties in general, but in this garden, scythe. every variery, even those that are merely These hay and cattle gardens are pro. seminal, and all variegations must be posed for the insiruction of the practical arranged in their proper places. husbandman; he will there see every
This garden is calculated for the plant, fbrub and weed which grows in fcientific botanist, who studies the Ireland; he will fee at once what are < plants fyftematically.
useful, what otherwise, for each ani
mal; he will learn how to weed his 2. The Catlle Garden. meadows and pastures, how to select
the hay feeds which should be sown toThe next garden is the cattle garden gether, and what weeds on his ditches or or pecudarium, which is to consist of tillage grounds he should be moft five divisions, as follows :
anxious to prevent feeding; and the 1. The lheep division, or Hortus molt illiterate man is capable of instrucOviaus.
rion from these, by being told what is 2. The horned cattle division, or the desciption of the division he looks Hortus Bovinus.