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And ever round that lifeless thing
Where first their clusters grew,
Close as while yet it lived they cling,
And shrine it in a second spring
Of lustre dark and new.
LORD WELLESLEY'S EPITAPH.
The following Latin lines were written by Lord Wellesley, for his own
Epilaph, and given to Dr. Goodall, Provost of Eton College.
TITULUM PROPRIO SEPULCHRO INSCRIBENDUM.
“ FORTUNÆ rerumque vagis exercitus undis,
“ In gremium redeo, serus, Etona, tuum:
Magna sequi, et summæ minari culmina famæ,
“Et purum antiquæ lucis adire jubar,
Auspice te didici puer ; atque in limine vitæ
“Ingenuas veræ laudis amare vias.
“ Siqua meum vitæ decursu gloria nomen
“ Auxerit, aut siquis nobilitaret honos,
“Muneris, Alma, tui est : altrix da terra sepulchrum,
“Supremam lacrymam da ! memoremque mei!
“Kingston-house, January 5, 1842."
6. THRO' life on fortune's varied waters cast,
" To Eton's bosom I return at last
“By her in childhood taught the steep to climb
“ Of lofty fame-to search the 'olden time'-
“ And, led by virtue's pure and fostering rays,
“ To track the ascending path of well-earned praise.
“ If glory's beams have played around my name,
“ And made me soar aloft on wings of fame-
“ Nurse of my youth ! the praise be wholly thine !
“ The peaceful nook of earth and parting tear be mine !"
ON A MONUMENT BY SIR F. CHANTRY IN LICHFIELD
This cannot be the sleep of death,
Or sure it must be sweet to die ;
So soft, this holy roof beneath,
On such a quiet couch to lie.
Each gently pressing, gently prest,
To slumber in each other's arms;
This shrinking to her sister's breast,
For shelter from all earth’s alarms,
With such entire and perfect rest,
That e'en in sleep she seems to say, “ I shall rest safe, I know I must,
My Ellen holds me night and day."
The other with maturer grace,
In dawn of thoughtful womanhood,
Half upwards turns her fair, meek face,
As if an angel o'er her stood.
As calm her brow, as sure her faith,
But more than infants use, she knew (If right I guess) of life and death,
Of death and resurrection too.
Already now her ear began
The depth of solemn sound to trace,
The thrilling joys that round her ran,
When music filled this holy place.
Yon dark-arched galleries, high aloof,
The glory and the mystery
Of “ long-drawn aisle" and vaulted roof
Already caught her wondering eye.
And she would gaze when morning's glow
Through yonder glorious panes was streaming,
As if in every niche below
Saints in their glory robes were gleaming.
To thee, dear maid, each kindly wile
Was known that elder sisters know,
To check th’unseasonable smile
With warning hand and serious brow.
From dream to dream with her to rove,
Like fairy nurse with hermit child, Teach her to think, to pray, to love,
Make grief less bitter, joy less wild :
These were thy tasks; and who can say
What visions high, what solemn talk, What flashes of unearthly day
Might bless those infants' evening walk.
Oft as with arms and hearts entwined,
They mused aloud, this twilight hour, What awful truths high God hath shrined
In every star, and cloud, and flower.
But one day, when the glorious theme
Seemed but to mock their feeble sight,
As they looked up from earth's dark dream,
To worlds where all is pure and bright,
Strong in the strength of infancy,
In little children's wisdom wise, They heard a voice say
" Come to me ; Yours is the kingdom of the skies !"
They speed them home, one prayer they breathe,
Then down in peace together lie : This cannot be the sleep of death,
Or sure it must be sweet to die.
[N.B. The figures within Crotchets refer to the History.]
ABDUCTION of Miss Crellin at Liver Benevolent Institution, receipts of for
the year, 129
Accidents : by pistol-shot at Liverpool, Bills of mortality, 378
8 ; at Liverpool, four lives lost, 14; Births, 204
in Drury-lane, by falling of houses, Bishops for the Colonies- Pastoral Let-
21; at Liverpool, by fall of a cask, ter of the Bishop of London, 39; de-
22 ; on the Medway, 26; in escaping claration at Lambeth respecting it,
from a workhouse, 37 ; explosion of 41; consecration of, 138; recep-
D’Ernst’s firework factory, four lives tion of the Bishop of New Zealand,
lost, 38 ; at Wombwell's menagerie, 186
56; on Fish-street-hill, 62 ; at SouthBurglary, in Cheapside, 79
western Railway tunnel, 62; to Mr.
Burton in Hyde-park, 71; to Rev. Calcutta, cathedral of, 57
W. Jeans, at Cumæ, 73; from lock- Cambridge, H. R. H. the Duke of, loses
jaw, 75; from machinery at Kenning his star at Cambridge, 121
ton, 80; explosion of a distillery, 81; CANADA — Principles of Lord Syden-
frightful railwayaccidentat Versailles, ham's Administration, State of Par-
83; on the Thames, 89; the sons of ties, (332); Sir C. Bagot appointed
Mr.Justice Pennefather drowned near Governor - General, (333); opens
Dublin, 92 ; from fire-arms at Ches United Parliament, ; attempt
terfield, 93; on Milnthorpe Sands, at conciliation,  ; dangerous ill-
95; at Beaumaris, fourteen persons ness of Sir C. Bagot, and death,
drowned, 99; explosion at Apotheca [304); Canada Corn-duties, 
ries' Hall, 101; H. R. H. the Duke Census of Ireland, 384
of Orleans killed at Paris, 124; at Chartist Demonstration, 77 ; camp-
Liverpool, curious escape, 142 ; to meeting near Blackburn, 102; near
rt. hon. W. E. Gladstone, 151 ; to Burnley, 107; leaders arrested, 157 ;
Mr. Hardinge, 151; boiler-explosion, female, 163; Miss Mary Anne Wal-
165; to Sir W.Geary, 165 ; on Brand. ker, 187
Jing Junction Railway, 170 ; at a pa Chatham, outrage on military at, 111
per-mill, 184; from an attack of a Chimney-Sweepers Act, 81
ram, 184; to the Cheltenham Hunt, CHINA--British squadron sails from
191; at Galway, by panic, many lives Hong Kong, attacks and captures
Amoy, ; Sir H. Pottinger's
Acrs, list of, Session, 1842, 361
Proclamation, (266); arrives at Chu-
san and takes Tinghae, ; takes
Affray with poachers, 185
Chinghae by assault, ; and
Agricultural Association, at Bristol, 122 Ningpo, ; attack of the Chinese
Antiquities: ancient Highland dungeon, on Ningpo defeated, ; takes
Chapoo, enters the Yang-tse river,
Assets and liabilities of the Bank, 379 ; takes Chin-keang-foo, ;
prepares to attack Nankin, suspension
Bankruptcy Act, legal appointment, of hostilities, ; Negociations
for peace, terms of the treaty,  ;
Bankruptcies and insolvencies, 1842, report from the Chinese Commis.
sioners to the Emperor, 
BAVARIA-Inauguration of the Valhalla, Church-building, interesting anecdote,
its object and origin, 
Coinage, light gold called in, 106 ; half-
Copyright, Law of, Moor v. Clarke, 29
Copyright Act, copy of, 399
Corn-laws--Ministerial plan for alter-
ing, produces great interest; Anti-
Corn-law League endeavour to take
possession of the lobbies of the House
of Commons, but are expelled, [15);
Copy of Tabular Statement of the
Scale of Duties proposed by Go-
vernment, ; great excitement
in the country; formation of the Anti-
Corn-law League ; Sir R. Peel burnt
in elligy ; letter of Lord Nugent with-
drawing his name from the League,
 ; resolutions of the Aylesbury
Agricultural Association,  ; Corn
Importation Act, 336; see PARLIA-
Corn, &c., average prices of, 377
Coroners' Inquests--on Rev. J. Pye-
mont, 13 ; at Liverpool, on man killed
by fall of a cask, 22 ; on James
Barry, 31 ; case of hydrophobia, 42;
on Mr. Burton, 71; on an Egyptian
mummy, 95; on Mr. Iely, 99; on
Anne Triesdale, 100; on Mr. E. Far-
rell, 117; on a suppositions child,
126; ellcct of prison-discipline, 166
Deaf and Dumb Institute, Divine ser-
vice at, 27
Addington, Mrs. 268 : Aguado, M.
267: Alexander, rt. hon. sir W.275 :
Allen, lady F. 237 : Andrew, rev. J.
278: Arnold, rev. T. 271 : Ash, capt.
263: Astley, Sir J. 1. 246 : Astley,
capt. Sir E. 275 : Athol, duchess of,
294 : Atkins, rev. II. 294 : Austin,
Bailes, rev. J. 271: Baird, licut.
269: Baker, rev. C. 282 : Ball, rev.
F. J. 271 : Ballance, J. 261 : Bamp-
field, rev. J. 273: Barnard, rev. B.
264: Barnewall, R. V. 247: Banim,
J. 279 : Bathurst, rev. C.254: Beat-
ty, sir W. 260: Beauclerk, lady C.
281: Bell, sir Charles, 265 : Ber-
nard, dr. 303 : Best, W. T. 304 : Be.
verley, W. 283 ; Biddulph, rev. Z.H.
303: Blake, mrs. E. 305 : Blakeney,
W. 285: Blowers, bon. S. S. 301:
Blunt, F. S. 309 ; Blyth, capi. J. 293 :
Bonar, mrs. 263: Boswell, E. 298;
Boughton, lady, 298 : Bowen, T. B.
297 : Bowen, H. T. 249 : Bradford,
countess of, 995 : Brock, D. de L.
286: Broderick, hon. gen. 294 : Bros-
den, Jas. 279: Bromfield, rev. T. R.
276 : Brondstead, Prof. 275: Brooks-
by, rev. T. 300: Brown, rev. J. 268 :
Browne, dean, 278 : Buckton, mrs.
261 : Burgess, mrs. Margery, 247 :
Burke, W. 243: Burrell, rev. C. W.
286: Butler, hon. H. 304: Buxton,
sir J.J. 295
Caldwell, sir J. 297: Calvert, W.
304 ; Campbell, lady, 261 : Canbam,
H. 294 : Cauning, comm. 302: Ca.
rew, G. 11. 295 ; Carlisle, lady, 264:
Carver, rev. J. R. 283: Carysfort,
countess of, 309 : Casberd, R. M.
242 ; Cashel and Waterford, bishop
of (Sandes), 302: Causton, rev. dr.
300; Cave, John, 261: Chamberlain,
W. T. 268 : Chambers, miss, 257 :
Chambers, lady, 249: Channing, dr.
292: Chapple, W. C. 285: Charle.
wood, rev. c. B. 304: Chichester,
sir A. 269 : Chichester, bishop of
(Shuttleworth) 243: Chinn, T. B.
293 ; Clark, Edm. 257 : Clarke, R.
261: Clayton, rey. S. 309 : Cleveland,
duke of, 218: Clinton, lord E. P.
304: Cimitiere, col. 295: Coffin, rear-
arim. 263 : Cole, gen. sir G. Lowry,
294: Collins, lieut. 292 : Colman, rev.
S. S. 269. Commeline, rev. Thos.
279: Congleton, lord, 271 : Cooke,
rev. J. C. 296 : Coote, C. 305: Coote,
lieut. 268 : Copeland, R. 268: Cor-
field, rev. Tbos. 278: Corr, mrs.
Mary, 281: Cory, I. P. 261: Cowan,
ald. sir J. 396 : Craven, H. V. 253 ;
Croke, sir A. 309 : Cross, sir John,
300: Cunningham, Allan, 297 : Cun-
ningbame, lady M. 295: Currey, col.
Sir E. 283: Curry, Wm. 286
Daniell, rey. E. T, 286: D’Arville,
rev. L. F. 282 : Davidge, G. B. 248 :
Davies, rev. S. 294 : Davies, rev. E.
W. 300: Davis, R. Hart, 254: Daw-
son, J. 298 : Dayrell, miss, 257 :
Deacon, maj. gen. sir C. 309 ; Deal-
try, P. 304; Degrenthe, rev. R. C.
260: Dennie, col. 262 : Dick, J. 295:
Dickenson, dr. (bishop of Meatb),
277: Dickson, rev. dr. 292: Digby,
adın, sir H. 281: Dilkes, gen. W.T.
241 : Ducrow, 247 : Durham, rev. P.
Eddy, rev. J. 302 : Edgeworth, L.
309: Edwards, C. 286: Edwards, rev.
T. 276 : Ellaw, lieuto-col., 257: El-
phinstone, maj.-gen. 264: Emra, rev.
J. 286 : Erne, earl of, 271 : Erne,
countess-dow. 244: Evans, rt. hon. G.
276 : Evans, rev. W. R. 282
Ferrers, earl, 293 : Filmer, dow.