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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, (Continued from No. 39, February 10th.) [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 12 June 1827
CHILDE HAROLD'S PILGRIMAGE BY LORD BYRON. (Continued from No. 39, February 10th.) MANY of our readers, particularly those whose residence up the country prevents them having access to the work, have ex- pressed a wish that we should fill the space usually devoted to Poetical Contributions, with a continuation of this most admired production of the deceased noble Author. &nbsp; VII. The Childe departed from his father's hall: It was a vast and venerable pile ; So old, it seemed only not to fall, Yet strength was pillar'd in each massy aisle. Monastic dome ! condemned to uses vile ! Where Supersition once had made her den, Now Paphian dames were known to sing and smile; And monks might deem their time had come agen, If ancient tales tell true, nor wrong these serious men. VIII. Yet oft times in his maddest mirthful mood Strange pangs would flash across Childe Harold's brow ; 'As if the memory of some deadly feud Or disappointed passion lurk'd below : But this none knew, or hap...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE MONITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 12 June 1827
To THE EDITOR OP THE MONITOR. Sir, From the Paragraph in the Sydney Gazette of the 23rd instant, inserting four erroneous statements, 1st. that my men were in charge four days without my appearing against them, this falshood can be proved by several witnesses, particularly by the two constables, one who handcuffed them, and the other who remained all night with them, and brought them to Court on the 24th of April; I also attended the same morning and lodged my complaint against them; Doctor Harris ordered me to attend on the following Saturday; I did so, at a quarter past one o'Clock; this being rather late, the men made the best story they could for themselves and the business was decided; Michael Smith who lived with me &nbsp; for three years, on a re-hearing on the 12th instant, acknow &nbsp; ledged to the Bench that he always got his rations regular until the day he refused to go to Sydney for provisions; (Sa turday morning, 21st April) for which he and the other...
SYDNEY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 15 June 1827
SYDNEY MARKErTS. TrE Market yesterday was materially affected by the heavv state of the roa'ds, which prevented the ns'al attendance of Settlers. 'The supply of gilain'consequently was lirnitted, an4 produce of all othrc sorts wap proportionably scarc:e. There. were no cuLtle in Market. Graziers look foriward to an liin proremelit i, terms. Averaige price of Wheat from .4s. to 5..G Gd. per.]Bnshel- Maize 4s. Gd. to br. 3d -Barlev 6s. to 7,..6d.--Butter '2a. to 2.s, 9d. perl1h.-Cheese 1.q. 3d.-ELggs Is.10d. to 2s. r4. Ler doz.---Fowls 3Y. Gi,. per couple.-Duckise .--Geesot f. Gd. to 1 Is --Turkies' 12s., to '14s.-Potatoes 7s. to 128s.i per cwt.--Fin'e Flour' 1 6s. to ' 17s. d. sterling per cwt, -Bread d. per loaf..-llecf 2s. 10d. per stone,.---'Mvrit e o :s. 6dn-Veal 3s.. 1,1.-Lanmh 3&. 10d.l-Pork f. '4r.4 Straw 15s, to II. 'sr. 6d. per load,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 15 June 1827
N OTICE --AII Persons indebted for the Services of the Australian Agricultural Company's Horses Herald and Cleveland, are requested to pay the Amount at the Company's Office, MI ec liarie Place, as soon as convenient. Sydney June 4th, 1827. By Desire of the Committee, G. M. SLADE Secretary to the Committee. To Residents at the Fiue Islands, and all others Concerned. N OTICE is hereby given, that if any persons shall here a?fter cut cedar, depasture cattle,' or otherwise trespass on my Grant of Land at the lllawarra they will be prosecuted for the offence. Sydney 2Sth. May, 1827. JAMES FARMER. FOUND ASTRAY. AT Lake Macquarie, in the vicinity of Newcastle, A Cream Coloured Cow of the Buffaldo Breed, marked LB on the near Hip : The Owner may have the same by O applying to the undersigned at Newcastle. on paying the expences incurred ; but if not claimed within twenty eight days from the Date hereof, she will be sold to defray the eapences. Newcastle, May 16, 1827. JOSEPH WILKES. FEMALE...
Childs Harold's Pilgrimage, (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 15 June 1827
-- jtir 0armorh' Tftg Am F, BY LORD BYRON. (Continued.) But when the sun was sinking in the sea He seiz'd his harp, which he at times could string And strike, (albeit with untaught melody,) When deem'd he no strange ear was listening: And now his fingers o'er it he did fling, And tun'd his farewell in the dim twilight. While flew the vessel on her snowy wing, And fleeting shores receded from his sight, Thus to the elements he pour'd his last " Good Night." 1. " ADIEU, adieu! my native shore Fades o'er the waters blue; The Night -winds sigh, the breakers roar, And shrieks the wild sea-mew. Yon Sun that sets upon the sea We follow in his flight; Farewell awhile to him and thee, My native Land-Good Night t '2. " A few short hours and He will rise To give the morrow birth; And I shall hail the main and skies, But not my mother Earth. Li Deserted is my own good hall, Its hearth is desolate ; Wild weeds are gathering on the wall; My dog howls at the gate. .3. " Come hither, hither, my lit...
PUBLIC ADDRESSES. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 15 June 1827
PUBLIC ADDRESSES. IT is our intention to review the three Public Addres Ses voted in this. Colony within the last two years at three several public Meetings of the Colony, as the subject matter thereof, being now before Parliament, will we trust be found most interesting; and it will be pleasing to re-consider the former sentiments of the Colonists on the' three grand subjects of, a free untaxed Press, Trial by Jury, and Legislation by Representation. Preparatory to such Review, we shall re-publish the three Addresses in the order in which they were voted. The following is the Address which was voted to Sir Thomas Brisbane.
COUNTY MEETING. "To His Excellency Major General Sir Thomas Brisbane, Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath, Governor and Commander in Chief in and over theTerritory of New South Wales, and its Dependencies, &c. &c. &c. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 15 June 1827
COUNTY MEIETING. ft To His 'Excellency Major General Sir Thomas Brisbane, Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath, Governor and Commander in Chief in and over the Territory oj New South Wales, and its Dependencies, &c. &c. &c. "WE, His Majesty's most loyal and dutiful Subjects, bhe Gentry, Merchants, Landholders, Farmers, Traders, and other Free Inhabitants of New South WVales, assem bled in Sydney at a public Meeting duly convened and presi~ed at by the Sheriff of the Colony, beg leave to approach Your Excellency with the most sincere ex pression" of our respect and esteem ; and on the eve of your departure from .amongst us, to present our earnest wishes for the health and happiness of Your Excellency and Family, and for your and their safe arrival in the Land of your Fathers. " TUE period of Your Excellency's Government has been too short to permit you to give complete effect to those benignant views which we know have animated yo...
RURAL RIDE. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 15 June 1827
IURAL RIDE,. *rom T eston, nearSouthazpzpton, tot Kensington.. « W-Isior6N GROVE,'.I8th Oc'r. 1826.-1.broke: off. lab, ruptly, under this same date',' in my last Register, when speaking of ;Williamn' the Conquerqors, demolishiug of towns and villages to make th'e New 'Forest; and I was abopt to show, that all the historians have told us lies tie most abominable 'about this affair af the New Forests, or, that the Scotch writers on population. and particularly CHALMERS," have been the greatest of fodis, or the most impudent of impostors. . I, therefore, now resume this matter, it being, in my opinion, a matter of great inte rest, at a time, when in order to account for the notori ously bad living of the people of England, it is asserted, that they are become greatly more numerous than they for merly were. This would be 'no defence of the Govern-, ment, even if the fact were so; but as I have, over and over again proved, the fact is false; and to this I chat lenge denial; that, either ...
DIARY. MEMORANDUM FOR THE ENSUING WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 15 June 1827
DIARY. MEMORANDUM FOR THE ENSUING WEEK. 'I ? SUN rises, at 8 min. past 7. High Water at Port-Jackson, 56 min. past 11 in the Morning. Sun sets 52 min. past 4. High Water, 29 min. past 12 Morn.-46 min. past 12 Af. Equation of Time.-Sun on the meridian of Sydney, at 12 o'Clock mean time. _ Last Quarter of the Moon 32 min. past 6 Evenings 1st. Sunday after Trinity. St. Albion. High Water i5 min. past 1 Morn.-55 min. past 1 Aft. 1 I Battle of Waterloo. 1815. High Water, 30 min. past 2 Morn.-6 min. past 3 Aft. High Water, 33 min. pasc 3 Morn.-5 min. past 4 Aft. Day decreased 4 hours and 36 minutes. : Trans. Edw. K.of W. Sax. ? High Water, 36 min. past 4.Morn.-8 min. past 5 Ev. Day 0 Hours and 42 Minutes long. "..j [ High Water,40min. past5 Morn.-14 min. past 6 Ev. S1 C Shortest Day. VARIATIONS OF THERMOMETER, &IC. &C. TAKEN AT 7 IN THE MORNING, 12 AT NOOt, AND 5 IN TIlE EVENING RESPEC STIVELY. IURSDAY ....... 58 63 61 Cloudy. FRIDAY.......... 53 57 56 Showery. SATURDAY .....
TO THE EDITOR OF THE MONITOR. George Street, June 11, 1827. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 15 June 1827
To T?1E EDITOR OF THE MONITOR.. George. Street, June 11, 1S27. SIRn, Or the recent Appointments made by His Excel lency the Governor, I cannot say I approve of the wbole. To Francis Rossi receiving the situation of Comptroller of the Customs, I have no manner of objection Mr. Rossi has given up one situation (that of Superintendent of Police).to which as a Native of the South of Europe he opght never to have been appointed, and has received in lieu another, (and no doubt a better) which any man may fill; any man possessing common integrity. Of Mr. Arthur Pooley Onslow, however, we know as little as he knows of the Colony-he arrived from India the other day in the Rainbow, and can have no claim- i. e. no just claim,: on His Majesty's Colonial Government. Mr. Ouslow may have talents, but I am not aware that he has -now, are there not many men (mnen of talents too) in the Colony, who have been in it for years, who have served the Crown faithfully, and who have, in consequence, claims t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 15 June 1827
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. COLONIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE, 12th June, 1827. "IS EXCuL.LNCY the Governor, being about to pro ceed to some of the Northern Settlements, directs, that the Ordinary Reports and Communications may be addressed, as usual, to the Colonial Secretary, for His Excellency's Information. By His Excellency's Command ALEXANDER M'LEAY GOVERNMENT NOTICE. COLONIAL SECRETARY S OFFICE 12th June 1827. H IS EXCELLENCY the Governor has been pleased to make the following Appointments in the depart ment of the Customs: To be` Landing VWaiter. Mr. Wui. UCrOJJINsON. To be Tide Wailers. Mr. CHARRES FARRELL. AMr. W?ILLIAM 'SYMONS. Mr. CARLEs DRIvER. By His Excellency's Command. ALEXANDER M'LEAY, R. IV. GREGSON begs leave to announce to his . Friends and the Public, that he is about to establish himself as an Accountant, Custom-house Agent, and General Broker or Factor, in Sydney. Foa this undertaking, he trusts that his former experience in business, aund an arduous Employment of three yea...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 15 June 1827
DEATH.--Died at Timor, about three months ago ,in his 20th year, Mr. GEORGE GREENWAY, Of a fever. He was the eldest son of Mr. GREENWAY, Architect. In tihe circle in which he moved, since his arrival,in this colony some years past, he was deservedly esteemed for his amiable disposition and engaging manners. His loss is deeply lamented by his afflicted parents, and an extensive circle of acquaintance. NO. 81, GEORGE STREET, SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES: EDITED, PRINTED, AND PUBLISHED BY THE PROPRIETOR, . .E. S. HALL. &nbsp;
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 15 June 1827
rW. MACDONALD, GUN MAIKEiR,` ASS FOUNDERI. AND IRON.. MONGER, No. 68, George Street Sydney, HAS just received by tue 'latest arrivals, double and single barrell'd fowling pieces, muskets, blunderbusses,' holster and pocket pistos; likewise a few casks of tine cannister and quarry gunpowder, shot and balls of sizes; flints of sorts; belts, ftasKs, moulds, Wash rods, wadding punches, and vices. eALSO a large assortment of CULINARY UTENSILS, consisting of round and oval iron pots, troun I to 12 gallons, tin'd iniside; saucepans from halt-a-pint to I gallon ditto; fish kettles, tea kettles and boilers ; ntto of copper stewpans, from No. I to 12; frying pans, gridirons of sizes, iron pots from 1 gallon to 2o; .~Bt stove grates, from 1t to ?3 . ills.; furnace grates, fenders and fire irons, camp ovens of sizes, flour and corn mills, with or witnout fly wheels, warranute; flour sieves, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, and wove wire wheat caving, and ryeing riddles'of best cane ; patent coftee mills of s...
LATEST ENGLISH NEWS, BY THE LUCY ANNE. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 15 June 1827
LATEST ENGLISHI NEWS, BY THEI LUCY ANNE. THE Duke of Wellington had bee:i Gazetted, when the Licy. Anne left, as Commandcr-in-Chief, ii the place of the )Duke of York. Some disc.ntent had arisen, in consequence of His Grace sitting as a Privy Counsellor, as Master General of the Ordnance, and holding the office of Commander-in. Chief. The Ordnance Office was, however, to be dissolved; the military portion to he transferre. to the direction of the Commander-in-Chief,fand the naval to the Admiralty,--Capt. Dacre says, 'that three officers were candidates for the Gover norship of Van Dieman's Land; but that Colonel Gibbs stood at the bottom of the list. ThLe salary attached to the post being 2,5001. per annum.-Letters had been received by very respectable houses in London, from which it appeared, that 'great fears were entertained of a war with America. Mr. President Adams's speech is said to be very hostile.-Previous to the adjournment for the holidays, Mr. Huskisson gave notice in th...
ENGLISH MISCELLANIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 15 June 1827
ENGLI0H MISCELLANIES. PnoPHEcIEs Fro 18'27-In the course of the following year a number of ladies will catch cold for want of cloth ing ; while others will carry their whole wardrobe on their back, and yet be starved to death.-Several young ladies of good property will fall violently in love with young men of no property, or expectations ; dreadful dis appointments will consequently ensue on both sides,-A great many lectures and sermons will be preached, and unattended to.-Novel reading will be all the rage, and young misses will rise early and go to bed late, to read love tales.--It will be the fashion for ladies to wear no pockets; and, from circumstances some gentlemen may not require any.-Several duels will occur, when the parties will miss fire, it being their original intention not to hurt each other. FINE ARTs.-Some very beautiful specimens of met allic plates, of a peculiar composition, have lately ap peared under the name of " Cast Engravings." This invention consists in ta...
WINSDOR POLICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 15 June 1827
WINSDOR POLICE. TUESDAY, MAY 29.-David Sexton was charged with a degree of insubordination. Sexton lives as his master lives, and does not work too hard ; here's the point; he is by trade a shoemaker, and does not like handling kettles, saucepans, basons, plates, &c. lie would rather have some leisure time for " heel-tapping,:" which could afford the comforts of " will you take a glass ?" and so, on; one indulgence frequently bringing on a. pro portionate degree of error. " Put him on his mesf. " (There's a sentence-" give him his due. ")---Admo nished and discharged. Patrick Goodman, Brian Spalding, Mary Walsh, an I Charles Walsh commonly called Spalding, were severally charged on the oath of an approver, that they had seve r~ily been concerned in stealing a Sheep. All' th'e parties committed for trial before the Supreme Court. WrEDNISDAY, MIAY 30.-James Cooper was brought before the Court, on suspicion that he had sold his bla-, ket ; that particular article.of comfort to ...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE MONITOR. Sydney, June 12, 1827. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 15 June 1827
To THE EDITOR OF THE MONITOR. S S " Sydneiy;June 12, 1827. SIn, I beg leave to acquaint, you that the Soldier who became the victim of inebriety'on the night :of Friday last,, did not belong to the 57th Regiment, neither has the non-com missioned officer been reduced, as stated in your paper of this date. Several errors of a like nature having odcuried, I have taken the liberty to inform you, that individuals of the 57th have been sufficiently exposed, without charging that honour able Corps with crimes belonging to other Regiments. I remain, Sir, Your sincere well-wisher ind humble Servant, 4 Military Subscriber. (We regret much to find our. Reporter so careless, and feel greatly indebted to " A Military Subscriber" for. his candid explanation. Ed.)
THE MONITOR. FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 1827. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 15 June 1827
THE MONITOR. FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 1827. A REMARKABLY well-written letter appeared in The Australian of the 1st instant, signed James Hardy Vaux. And as the Editor of that Journal has not thought pro per to notice it, we shall now take up the subject. The main facts described in the letter, are the following. That the said Vaux describes himself as an Emancipist-- that is to say, he was once a Prisoner of the Crown, but is now a free man. That he arrived the second time in the Colony, 17 years ago; i. e. 1810. That in 1819, he was made free by Governor Macquarie, by pardon, which pardon was confirmed by the Sovereign. That he was made free on account of his having faithfully served as Store-keeper in the Commissariat, on a salary and allow- ances, five years, and for serving judge Field subse- quently one year, by a special application of the latter gentleman to obtain his services. And that in further proof of General Macquarie's good opinion, the latter at the time he granted Vaux his ...
Shipping Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 15 June 1827
Shipping Intelligence. &nbsp; ARRIVALS.--On Monday, the Brig Anne, Captain Grimes, after an absence of nine months, during which time she had visited Timor which she left on the 2nd March, Melville Island, on the 14th April, and King George's Sound on the 22nd May.--On Wednesday, the Ship John Bull, Captain H. J. Rowe, from Canton on the 9th March, and Hobart Town,--Passengers from the latter place, Mr. Clarkson and Mr. Inglis, (for lading see manifest.) Also, the Cutter Speedwell, from Hobart Town, June 1st.--Passengers, Mr. Munro and Bailey. Brings the mail of the Barque, Lucy Anne, Capt. Dacre. Also, the Cutter Lambton, from Port Stephens. DEPARTURES.--On Wednesday, H. M. S. Rainbort?, with His Excellency the Governor and the Archdeacon on a Northern Tour. Also, the Schooner Hunter for Port Dal- rymple. The Currency Lass which sailed yesterday sen'nigbt for Port Dalrym[p]le, put back on Sunday from stress of wea- ther, but resumed her voyage on Wednesday. PROJECTED DEPART...
DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 15 June 1827
' Tn: olltiwn1 n p 'dent observatiuhs on Colonial. Go-, . vernment are extracted from an elegant 'oration by Mr. De TVitt- Clinton, America, 1815.--"There is something in the nature of prosvincial Government, which tends to engender faction and to prevent the -expansion of the intellect. It inevitably creates two distinct interests; on regarding. the Colony as subservient in every respect to the mother country, and the other rising up in opposi-. tion to this assumption. The Governor and principal magistrates, who derive their appointments from an ex trinsic.source, feel independent of the people over whom they are placed. TaE annals of our Colonial state present a continual controversy between the ministers of the crown and the Representatives of the people. What did the Governor ..and Judges care for a country where they were strangers; where their continuance was transient, and to which they were attached by no tie that reaches the human heart ? Their 'offices emanated from anoth...