SONG. Vilb-ayt ease's feather I will write to my love, I will send it on the wince or the wind, I'll g-ive it to a white and beauteous turtle dove Which will serve for an emblem of her mind. J'irtell her that her eyes are af a heavenly blue, And her hair of the raven's jetty men. Her high, polished forehead is most graceful to view, And on her lips a. vermillion is seen. Her che-ekslre the roue and the lilly of the vale, There the roses and the lilliesunite. Her teeth like the snow that is driven by the gale And her bosom is the seat eftletíght. so snow on fhe mountain with her neck caacom- pare No ilibaster polished like her arms, Her hand and her fin £ »rs are en6arititlly fair— But no language can describe all her charms I Trtmadoc. B. )
ENGLYNION Y CUSAN. X. Heneth prin, dduon ddwyael,—wiw osgedd ,A wisgwyd aguraelt .Y Mnn gJfion mewu gafacl Meddwch cJiwt oes modd iw chael ? Lliw mangant, meddant, Em a.ddien)-nreiniol Yw Bronan Lloer gymrnen Grisial a dwy Geirioeseu* Cwraidd ygaingc yw gruddiau GWEN. Ei fhusan i win sydd well-na Bragod I)riwgc)rpli inusgrell I gael wrth ongl-, tnewncongl cell Fynychaf yw fy nichell. yfigys, cantl.t hoffagwedd,—wych liaflug» A cliyfiaefh ddigfwiedd; Arei gweru.hir gyfedd Treiglo mae Triagl a mêdd, Gwin, Suwgr, a met. gwet argoeltOB, mwy««idcl, Manna pèr Aeron JMae Mefut, llys, a Mafon A hufen tew ar fant hon. Ei chusao, Hwan fain hael,-iw gfrfie A gefais 4rwy drafacl; ?fi chaiff Bun gain* firain faei, Mo'i gwefus mwy o'm gafael. itilca JOKES. Chewy t t Vinnamon,
EDMUND awo EMMELINJK, The night it was dark and the wind it blew high And the rain fell on EMMELISE'S face; í Escap'd from her prison the Castle just by, Devotion's swec, tear was still wet on her eye, ¡ As she sought her some sheltering place. The maiden was fair, of a beautiful form J On her cheek was the roseate hue I JIer mind no rude passions could ever deform, Hot even the depth of adversity's storm And her soul not an evil thought, knew. Her guardian, Sir OSWALD, his duty betray'd, For he wish'd to have made ner his bri(1c To Rain all the riches possess'd by the maid, He sooth'd her, besought her, e'en force be es- sa y 'd i Till site sought from his power to hide. Her treFise4 unbound, in the depth of the wood, Where an oak spread its branches on high, A" wearied and faint the fair EHIMBX-ISB stood* Kesign'd to her fate let it be what it would. She is roused, for a footstep is nigh Have-pity," she cried, "an a maiden distressed, Quickly bear me from hence far away; U tf thou hast a soul wfth benevolence blest, H Oh yield me assistance, shelter, and rest And my blessing shall wait thee each 4ay." Tis EDMITWD, her lover-beloved- that is near, Oh how sweet is her voice to his heart! My beautiful maiden! thy EDMUND W here, I'll guard thee and gaide thee, then banish thy fear, *< From these horrors haste let us depart. tl The path to a woodman's wif d cottage I'll lead, H "Where peace and content love to rest, ft Where constant employment dots cheerfulness breed, II On labour's hard pittance tfceythankfelly feed, « And e'en with that pittance are bless'd." To hear the fair EMMBLINE tell bar sad tale The wraib of her lover inspir'd He vow'd that Sir OSWALD his deeds should bewail, If the strength of his arm did not utterly fail, For vengeance his honour required. He mounted his horse at break of the day, His warriors round him he calls Then swift to Sir OSWALD he urges his way, Nor tarried, nor raftered a moments delay, Till under the baron's high walls. The bugle he blew, a most terrible sound, The warder arose in a fright. The blast it was heard all The castle around, Xike oceans rough wave did the echo rebound, So tierce was the rage of the knight. f- Who blows such a blast at the baron's great gate ?" The warder did feai fnlly cry "Unknown to thy ma-tter my name* or estate, "To punish his villany now I await, And the traitor to combat defy." In hiffh polished armour Sir OSWALD is seen, His corslet rich jewels adorn ) And FjOMNB in mail of a jetty black mien, His shield is emboss'd wilh the silvery Queen, His motto—" To guide the forlorn." And no,7 they engage, and now fiercely they fight, With lance firmly fixtin the rest; The conscience of OSWALD obstructed his might. But EDMUND is bold, for his cause is the right- He pierces the baron's false breast! ow soon did fair EMMBLINE hear of the deed That ended her tyrant's command, And, joined by Sir EDMUND, she mounted her atecti, ie then iO her castle proceeded with speed k I to her lover her baad. JrnrtadvA R
Anecdote &f ilie tate, EARL OF BRISTOto BISHOP OF DERRY. hr his Lordship's journeys from Ireland to London, lie, at one time, turned iuto a book- seller's shop, where he purchased bookt to a cotisiderable aniount. He saw, lying upon the counter the second edition of Rowland's Mona Atititiua, which his Lorship said he wished he had seen, before he passed through Anglesey, as he thought it a curious book. The book- scller said, that if his Lordship had first edition, he would have thought it still more curious." He asked, "why so ?"-The bookseller answered, because in that edition his Lordship would have been gratified in seeing a map of the Isle of Anglesey, as it appeared before Noah's Flood." His Lord- ship said he would purebase it when he got to Lowe.-He sai(i, I think Mr. that you would be as well pleased to -see me come again into your shop, as any Bishop you have seen a good while.-I will send my servant overio pay your bill, and to bring me the books.— His Valet came in a short time when the bookseller observed to liini, that as his Lordship had purchased Petinaat's Journey, in Wales, I st. volume, his folio edition of Zoology coloured, and the history of the Isle of Anglesey, witti other Welsh topographical books, that he was going to travel into Wales,he answered, his Lordship lias just been through all North Wales, to seardb if he could find a more dreary, unfrequented spot to build a house upon, than the place in Ireland, where he has laid out ten or tif- teen thousand pounds, ia erecting one, and now it is finished, I bclieva he never means to see it again. We. his servants, have a saying, that there are three different sorts of of beings in this world-Men, Women, and Herveys, for in his return to town he wiii pass within a few iuiles distance of his family mansion, where are his Countess and several beautiful daughters, and he will not take the irouble to call to see them. e..
To the Editors of the North ffales Gazette. if; GFNTLEMEIT, X..r1\¡. I herewith send you an extract from the 9d. volume of the Antiquarian Repository, to be inserted in your entertaining paper. CLWD. The simple rustic, who serves his Sove. reign in4the time of need^o the utmost extent of his ^ability, is as deserving of our com- ineudatiou as the victorious leader of thou- sands," was a saying of King Charles II. to Richard Pendrell, at the time he was intro- duced to his Majesty after the Restoration. u Friend Richard," rejoined the King, I am glad to see thee, thou wert my preserver and conductor, the bright star that shewed ttio to my Bethelein, for which kindness I will engrave thy memory on the tablet of a grate- fill heart." Then turning to the Lords about him he said, 1; My Lords, I pray you respect this good man for my sake." After this kind treatment, becoiniii- hir- Majesty's greatness, he very merrily said, U Master Richard, be bold, and tell these Lords what passed among us, when I quitted the oak at Boscobel to reach the Pit Your Majesiy must well rensember" replied Richard," that uight, when brother Humphry brought his old mill horse from *White Ladies, Dot ac- coutred with Kingly gear, but with a pitiful old saddle and a worse bridle; not attended with royal guards, but with -Hvalf a dozen raw and undisciplined rustics, who had little else but good will to defend your Majesty with 'twas then your Majesty mounted, and as we journied towards Mosely, you did most heartily complain of the jade you rode on, and said, it was the dullest creature you ever met with & to which my brother Hum- phry replied, my Liege, can you blame the horsa to go heavily, when he has the weight of three kingdoms on his back ? At which your Majesty grew somewhat lighter, and commended brother Humphry's wit." In like manner did this poor peasant entertain Charles and his courier#, until his Majesty thought proper to dismiss him, but not without settling a sufficient pension on him for life, on which he lived within the vicinity of the court until the eighth of February, 1671, (twenty years after the battle of Worcester), when he died much lamented by his Majesty, and other great personages* whom he had protected White Ladies, so called from its having been a monastery of Cistercian nuns, whose habit was of that colour. The house is 26 miles from -Worcester, and half a. mile from Bosrobel; and for many years awseat of the Gitrard's, of the antient and loyal family of Chillington. To this Giffard the King was mufch indebted for his safe- t.), when sought after by the regicides. t The King's attendants were, William, John, Richard, Humphry, and George Pendrell, and Frajicit If'ales, a servant of Mr. Giffard. from savage barbarity, and fanatical persecu- tion. His Royal Master, to perpetuate the memory of this faithful man, out of his princely munificence, caused a fair monument to be raised over him, in the church-yard of St. Giles's in the Fields, on which is engraven as follows, Here lies Richard Pendrell, Preserver and Conductor to his Majesty King Charles the Second, after his escape from Worcester fight in the year 1.651. Died Feb. 8, 1671. Hold passenger, here's shrouded in this house, UnpamlM'd Pendrell, through the Universe. T.ik-e when the Eastern star from Heaven gave iifht To three lost Kiags, so he in such dark night, To Britain's Monarch, toss'd by adverse war, On earth appear'd a second Eastern star. A pole, a ttera, in her rebellious traia, A pilot to her Royal Sovereign. Now to-triumph in Heaven's eternal sphere, He's hence advane'd for his just steerage here, Whilst Albion's Chronicles with matchless lauae, Embalm the story of great Pendrell's iiatue.
For the North IYales Gazette. -instruct »f the f ife of the fam&w RdNVLPH, Zt I t?f C'Iiesier,. Ramilpb (Blondeville) the third of that name, and the sixth Ear! of Chester, tommen* ced his Earldont in 1180, is said to have been very learned, and to have written a book oh the L,ws of Ftiglahd. He was so jealous of any innovation, t, that he stood singly to oppose the Pope's decree to pay tenths, which he would not suffer to he collected in ivisdonii niotis. He was distinguished as being one of the bravest, and most fa mo HS warriors of his time. He attached himself to the interests of i king Henry ill. in his minority, and debated Lewis the French king's son, and the Iviri n-- who assisted him, at the great battle Qf LilLo- coln, compelling him to quit the realm, lie WUII also very successful in his wars abroad; and exhibite.d many instances of great per<»«x nal valonr, both in Enpt. and Syria, again4; the SaracenR, ,and in t;del; a!R() in Brítanyi Anjoy, and Sormandy against the irench^ p Piers Plowman, in his makes olle ok his characters say I can not par iifie mi Pater Nosier, as the prcet if syngesb, But I can ttpacs of Roljjn Hoode, and Ibndof Erl of Chester." ii hii return to his Earldom <of Chester, he 'Hsilt ( li-irtiv and Beesion castles, and founded Hie Abbey of I)e la Cross. He also founded Ihechapelof little St. John, without, the north- gate in Chester, and endowed it with Sand? and great privilsges. for three chaplains, and thirteen pour widows, to pray for ful in -Christ. He also built the hospital in 'Spittal Boughton, Chester, for the leprous and sick, to be relieved, and priests to pray for th em. Bolh these chapels were ruinated during the sicfe of Chester. In one ofItis voyages, in his return from "the Holy Land. it fell out, that one night a great and terrible tempest arose. The Earl liet-ng asleep, the mariners laboured soe hard and sore that they were iipeiiteisidot,I, i)f fioloit of life, and being soe weary. gave it ail ewer, and came to the JSarl, and awoke him, Selling- him what d&%er they were in, ano vristiwl tiitn to prepare, for they were oute of hc^e. r Whereupon he arrwe, and came oute and did so encourage them; enquiring what titre of night it was, and whether midnight was past, and they told him the houre of midnight was at,hand: 'He then desiretl them to labour till the houre was past, and all wóutd be well, saying, God will not sller such a person as me to perish, who adventured to relieve his children. And at that hoiire his motJke of Chester would he at their midnight niattins and prayers, and he should n<ot after that I hotire perish." This did soe encourage them, that they revived, and fell again to litbour.- The storm Ceased, and he returned again safe to the king, who received him with great joy and embraced him."—HOLMES'S MSS. He shewed his love of Juslice in punishing Hubert, Chief Justice of England for his op- pression, The number and splendour of his retinue, and cxpences of his house wcrcexces- sive. The old Shire Hall iu the castle of Chester (lately taken down) was the place where the Saris were used to entertain their numerous attendants; and their antient Par- liament House was close adjoining. He mar- ried three wives, first Constance, daughter of the Duke of Britany and Richmond, secondly Clemence daugh-t-er of Lord Ferrers, Earl of Derby, thirdly Margaret daughter of Hum- phry Bohun, Earl of Bedford and Essex, died without issue, at Wallingford, in Berkshire, 1232, and was buried in the Chapter House in St, Werburgli's, Cathedral. Chester; his bowels were buried at Wallingford; having been Earl fifty-one years; in the reigns of king Henry H.Iticbard I. king John, and Henry ill.
MISCELLANIES. A flight of ea,,t*i have lately visited the Sussex coast near Hastings. They have often been seen on the shore to the Eastward of the Town. or hovering over the stupendous cliffs between tbeoGovcu and Ecclesbourn, or Fair. light Farm. It is supposed that they are of the species called the Sea Eagle, which are described by naturalists to be nearly as large as the Golden Eagle. The very uncommon appearance of these birds on the Southern coast, haseicited very great curiosity. Alaiiv of the gentlemen and farmers in the neigh- bourhood have endeavoured to shoot them, from an apprehension ofdanger to their lambs in spring, if they should remain there, but hitherto without success. They have already made greatdestruction amongst the rabbits on the warren, near the sigual station, from whence they were firstdiscoveredby the Lieu- tenant who has the charge of it. A'servant at Edinburgh lately instituted a suit against his master, a nobleman resident in that city, for refusing to give him a certi- ficate «f character. The cause, which excited much interest, was tried in the Court of Sessi. on, when many ingenious arguments were ad- vanced to support the justice and necessity of granting conscientious written certificates of character to servants, as being of the greatest importance to them in obtaining a future si- tuation and living. The Lord Ordiuary, at the first hearing, decreed, that the master should give the gemot forthwith a character. | agreeably to truth and his coascieace. This J judgment has been brought under review of s the Cburt, and reversed 4 by which decision, it seems, therefore, now to be an established principle, that there is no obligation on the part of the master to grant a certificate of character to any servant. SINGULAR. INTRFPIDITY.-The following singular instance of intrepidity is stated, in a letter to the Editor of the Bombay Courier, tohave taken placeon Tuesday the gist March, fast, at Agoada, near Goa. Early in the morning a report was received at the canton- ments that a large Cheetur (Tiger) had been seen on the rocks near the sea. About nine o'clock, a number of officers and men assem- bled at the spot whereitwas said to have been seen, when after some search, the animal was discovered to be in the recess of an immense rock* dogs were sentia, in the hopes of start ing him, but without effect, they having returned with several wounds Lieut. Evan Davies. of lt 1th regiment, attempted to enter the den, but was obliged to return, find- ing the passage extremely narrow and dark. lie, however, attempted it a second time, with a pick axe in his hand, with which he removed some obstructions that were in his way, and having proceeded a few yard*, he ,heard ntito 's! which he conceived to he that of the animal in question. He then returned, an^.communi-cated the same t» Lieut. Thew, of the artillery, who also went in the same distance and was of a similar opinion. What courceto pursue was doubtful; souse propos- ed blowing up the rock, others smoking him out At length a portfire was tied to the end of a bamboo, and introduced iuto a small crevice which led towards the den. Lieut. Davies went on his hands and knees donva the- narrow passage which led to it (which h. ac- complished with eminent danger to himself), ud by the tight of it he was enabled to dis cover the animal; having returned, he said e could kill him with a psstol, which being prvcnred, he eiit- red again, and fired, but -out success, owing to the aukward situ ation he was then placed ill, with his left hand orily at liberty. He went again with a mus- ket and bayonet, and wounded hinl in the loins, but WAS obliged to » jtreat as quick as the narrow passage would allow, the tiger having forced the musket back towards the mouth of Ihe den. He then procured a rifle, with which he again forced his way into the place, and taking- a deliberate aip at his head, fired, and put al) end to his existence. Another difficulty still presented itself-bow to get him out required some consideration. Ropes were procured, but every attempt to reach him proved fruitless, till Lieutenant D. with a pick-axe in his hand, cut his way into the den, and got sufficiently near to fasten a strong rope round his neck, by which means he was dragged out, to the ii,(.)sinall satisfac- tion of a numerous crowd of anxious specta- tors, He measured seven feet and a-ha It from the nose to the tail. A pheasant was shot on Friday the 8th iiist. on the plantations belonging to E. L. Irton, Esq. at Irion Hall, near Whitehaven, by Mr. Fearou, -of ililock, which weighed 56 ounces I —and measured from the end of the bill to the extremity of the tail, one yard five inchesJ Another very Serious affray took place be- tween two parties of Irishmen, Oil Tuesdays in the Hampstead-road, arising, in ,some mea-' sure,v out of that in St. Giles's, d'n Sunday. Three men were taken away apparently life- less, and another had his head fractured, and is not expected to recover. There were above eighty persons engaged, half that number having saiiied forth from Bloomsbury, to at- tack oThers who wereat work in the neighbour- bood of Camden Towu, but the latter party obiained the victory. A few days ago a person of genteel appear- ance, went to the house of Mr. Trueman,inn- keeper, in Newcastle, where he announced his intention ofstaying a short time, and deliver- ed into the landlord's possession a trunk of u valuable property. During his stay he re- presented himself as a gentleman of the long robe, and mentioned several characters of the profession in the neighbourhood, with which he pretended to be intimately acquainted but, unfortunately for him, as the servant was making bis bed one morning, she found a pick-lock, which naturally created suspicion, and put the persons of the house on their guard. On Wednesday last he gave notice of his intention to depart early next morning, discharged his bill with the greatest prompt- ness, and received his trunk. In the evening he was observed by the servant to go easily up stairs, and enter a room where there was much property, and on the girl ascending to discover what he was about, she found the door locked. Mr. T. however, on being in- formed, found means to enter the room, when the gentleman was discovered attempting to eutcr a large chest where there was consider- able property. It is much to be lamented that in the confusion he effected his escape, with out a hat. and in slippers, leaving behind him a pair ofboott, and his valuable trunk, which was found to contain part of an old sack and two broken pantiles. Equitable Assurance.—Thursday, Ri. a Qiiar- terly General Court of the Lifa le- surunce Company, n bonus was declared, arising from the profits of 2l per cent, per anuum, on the respective policies, being a sum to be distributed among the partners of jEI,287,000 in addition to all their former appropriations; and further, Mr Morgan, the Actuary, stated the prosperity of the Society to be so great, from the moderation, econo- my, and forbearance of their early proceed- ings, that they could afford to appropriate a further sum of 2 per celit per anuum for ten years to comet onalithc existing assurances. The Proprietors unanimously voted a present of 20001. to Mr. Morgan, to whose exemplary skill and attention the Society is so greatly indebted for this unprecedented success. Thoy voted also 5001. to the Accountant, Mr. Coo- per; 3001. to their First Clerk. and so on in proportion to all their officers. And tet it lie a lesson to other Joint Stock Companies, that though the Directors of the Equitable manage a concern in which there are about 8 millions of money assured, and an aggregate fund of near 4 millions of premiums in hand. they have no annual salaries assigned to them for their trouble, but are paid a single guinea each on attendance—an example of frugality that ought to be universally followed* Mfeclrieal In cent travels, affirms that the marshy of Bera aud Rastro in South America, ar 1;11 of electrical eels, whose slimy body, das with yellow spots, commtt.Kcaie III di. rectiou, and spontaneously with a vi, le,"t t shock. These gymrtoti are five or si* feet bug, and when they suitably d uct tin ac- tum of their organs, armed with an apnari- tus of multiplied neives, they are nbre to kill the nwst ro.bust al!jmals.ÙI tislW>i ÖIJ.iI Ht. approach of this formidable eel. It even IIltr- prises men, who, standing on the steel) bank, are fishing with a hook, the wetted sine con- veying the fatal commotion, hi ti is instance* the electrical fire is disengaged fruin the tcft ) bottom of the waters. [ The Duke of Montague was partial to the j exercise of walking, and has perhaps by his *i example contributed to make it o fnslM u— I ableas it is now become. He had a foot patfc made from his estate to Edinburgh on pur- pose that he might enjoy it undisturbed. Out day his Grace met on the palll a person oil horse-back, to appearance a gentleman, when the Duke observed that the path was made solely for the conveniance oi foot-passefi.(:ers. The stranger flew into a passion, exclaiming And who Hi to prevent me from riding here t do you know to- whom you are speaking ? z: am, Esq. and who the de- vil may you be?"" My name, Sir," replied the Dnke, calmly pulling off his hat and ma- king a bow, "is George, commonly called Duke of :Montagne. His Grace then tur.u d ¡;IS back upon the great man arId wa ked oif. The eagerness with which Bonaparte seeks to center in his capita! all the finest produc- tions of art is well known, and the following anecdote will further exempiit'y it .-A very fine painting (the woman taken in adultery) was brought from France, during the trou- bles of the Revolution, and was purchased by gen rfa man in Kent, for S0001. BoiiRlipriff being desirous of making his collection com- plete, sent an agent to this country with di- rections to purchase the picture, though it should cost 10,0001. The tempting offer made no Impression on the Kentish gentleman, who told the agent, that he chose to keep the painting. The agent returned to France, but soon came over agaytwith almost unlimited powers respecting ifie purchase; he waited again on the Kentish gentleman and gradually increased his offer to 30,0001. without ef- fect. At last the Frenchman offered 40,0001. adding, U You may natural'y suppose my employer is no common purchaser, it is indeed I no other than the Emperor Nspoleon." 16 What I" exeliiiiie(i the gentleman, "is it Bo- naparte whowants.to buy the picture 1 Now I am very glad you have told me so much, for d—m me if he shall have it for his Crowu." The agent departed, wondering how a mao could refuse so much money. ROBBERY.—A robbery, to the amount of 10001. has lately been committed, at West- bury, m Wiltshire } the warehouse there, be* longing to Messrs. Crosby and Whits, having been broken open, and robbed of superiins cloth, to the above amount. Upon the dis- covery of the robbery, Messrs. Crosby and, White exerted themselves for the detection of the robbers, and the recovery of their pro- perty, and-adopted the proper mode, by luk. ing diligent enquiries after the strangers who liad been seen in or near the town; they learnt from the turnpike-gate keeper, near the town. that a singularly-built cart, empty, entered the town, accompanied by two men on hors0 back,, on the night of the robbery t and that, early the morning following, the same cart, loaded heavily, and attended by the same men, on horseback, left the town. Messrs. Crosby and White proceeded on the road, aud traced the cart, front its particular form, and the men Oil horseback, with it, tQ" Wells, where the men breakfasted aud after- they traced it to within two miles of Cross, in Somersetshire, but from thence they could not gain any information of it. They then sent to Exeter, supposing they were goo. there, describing the cart and men to Searte, an old and experienced constable he exerted himself, and discovered the men, in Exeter < aitti, with assistance, took them into custody* Searle proceeded to search them, and founds in a pair of saddle-bags, belonging to them, a number of picklock keys, a dark lantern, a bottle of phosphorus and matches, wittll other implements of housebreaking. They* entered Exeter, either by a stage, or returtt- ed chaise, therefore, the principal object ill their apprehension was not accomplished, a* they had not got the cart with them 5 conse- quentiy, the property was not recovered but Searle, the constable, sent off an express, in,-r forming Messrs. Crosby and White, that be- had no doubt he had got the robbers in cus- tody. They had, in the mean time, applied? to Mr. Read, of BQw-strect, for an active officer to be sent down, to apprehend the robbers, and recover the property. Mr. Read sent liivett, the officer. He proceeded to &*eter, and went to Searle, the constable* and learnt, that one of the throe men who were apprehended, had made his escape ojit of a two pair ot stairs window, with oniifhttt shirt 011, by means of tying two sheets toge- ther. Rivett Was joined there by Mr. White* a»$they proceeded to make inquiries, H> en* able them to trace the property j they learnt* that a number of Bridgewater Bank-notes had been found upon the prisoners, which led them to suspect they had been there t thejT accordingly set off for that place. As thejf passed through Taunton, they found the horse and cart, which had been left by one of the men iti custody of a persoa of the name ot Hancock, alias Johnson, a few days previous.. < They went on to Bridgewaler, where, upow application at the Bank, they learnt, that the notes found apon the men ia custodv, had beeni/issubd to a man of the name of lioldo reiidiiigat a town called Cross, following the trade of a hawker and pedlar. Rivett obtain- ed a search-warrant frem a Magistrate, t6 search his house. The officer proceeded thertf- and found him in bed. On searching the house', he- found several pieces of superfine cloth, which Mr. White identified to be part of his property stolen. In his stable wai found a horse, which was proved to belong tO one of the men in custody. Lloyd was taken into custody and conveyed, to Westbury, tt.0 two other men were brought there also, and all three underwent an examination before Mr. Fhipps and another Magistrate, and were fully committed for trial. An AUorufty a Luuuotllor, attended foi Liojd. J r
EPIGRAM. THUS with kind words, Sir Edward eb,ceed his friend, near Dick thou on my friendship may'st depend, 1 know thy fortune is but very scant, Uuf he assur'd, I'll ne'er see Dick in fount. Dick's soon coofin'd.-His frifend, no doobt would free him! —His word he kept.-i-In want he ne'er wou'd see him.
STOW, in his Chronicle, gives -f7.,e following description of men of extraordinary stature.. IN the year 1581 were to BE seen in don, two Dutchmen, of lilrnge statures, the one in height seven foote and seven inches, i in breadth betwixt the shoulders three quar ters of a yard, and an inch, the coinpasye of his breast one yard and a half and two inchcs; and about the waste one yard, quarter, and one inch, the length ofhisaritoe feo his hand, a full yard t a conjely man of p-erson but lame of his legges, for"he bad broken tbeui with lifting of abarral of beer. The other was in height but three foote, had neve.r a good foote, nor any knee at all, and yet could he dannce a galliard; he had no arme, "but a stump to the elhowe, a little more to the right side, on the which singing, he vwrtjJd douuce a cup, and after fosse it above thrre or four times, and every time receive the same on the said stumpe; he would shoote an arrow near to the marke, flourish with a ra- pire, throw p. bowle, beat with a hammery hew with an axe, sound a trumpet, and drink every day t.cn quaits tf the beltt, beer if lie could get it. I iiiymelf oil the ittli of Jiily, could get it. I myself on the If th of July, saw the taller man sitting on a bench bare headed, and the lesser standing ou the same* bench, and having on his head a hat with a. feather, was yet the lower. Also, the taller i •lan standing on his feet, (he lesser, with hij hat and feather on his head, weht upright be- tween his legs, and touched hitji uot."