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SELECT POETRY. SONG, ASSIGNED TO KING CHARLES WHEN OFFERING LOVE TO ALICE LEE. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 24 February 1827
S SELECT POETRY. SONG, iA F D TO RKIN CHARLES WHEN OFFERING LOVE TO ALICE LEE.. (From the Tale ofWOODSTOCK, jUt published.) S..... Ahour with thee !-When earliest day. " Dapples with gold the eastern gray, -?..B O, wlhat can frame my mind to bear The toil and turmoil, cark and care, *.New griefs, which coming hours unfold, And sad remembrance of the old ? One hour with thee. One hour with thee !-When burning June • Waves his red flag at pitch of noon, What shall repay the faithful swain His labour on the sultry plain, And more than cave or sheltering bough, Cool feverish blood and throbbing brow ?- One hour with thee. One hour with thee !-When sun is set, O" ., what can teach me to forget " he thankless labours of the day The hopes, the wishes flung away 'The increasing wants and lessening gains The master's pride, who scorns my pains ? One hour with thee.
SONNET TO MADAME PASTA, ON HER DEPARTURE FOR ITALY. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 24 February 1827
SONNET TO MADAME PASTA, ON HER DEPARTURE FOR ITALY. WEND o'er the waters to thine own bright land, SAPIIO of song ! Again, upon the shore Where footprints are immortal, for of yore Trod by Italia's all immortal band, To 'drink the inspiration of the scene 1 But come, Enchantress ! when the fields are green, SFull fraught with high-souled thought and thrilling sounds, To shew us, in this island's distant bounds, WVhat glorious creatures women oft have been ! Come, JUDITH, terrible as' Cqlchis' Queen, Or steal the tears from even man's strain'd eye, :As love-lorn'NANA. Years may not efface The print of rapture, stamp'd with matchless grace Upon my breast by thee ;-some pleasures never die ! T
THE MONITOR. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1827. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 24 February 1827
S TIE IMONITOR. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1827. We wished to see and hear, how General Darling's new code of Ticket-of-leave regulations worked, before we proceeded to analyse and discuss them. We per ceive, on lookibg over the Archives of this antient Realm, that on this subject, Governor Macquarie published a code of regulations, on the 9th of January 1813. Sir Thomas Brisbane on the 15th of November, 1822. And the present Governor, on the first day of the present year. We shall find in reference to these several codes, that as the Colony grows older the Government grows less merciful and benignant. Every change is in prejudice of the sweet attribute mercy. If the departure from cle jyency be as great the next fourteen years, as it has been the last, tickets of leave and emancipations in 1841, will be entirely exploded, and unknown. Example only, and npo the rerfmation of the unhappy convict, will be deemed tprthy ?ufL sideration, 14 years hence, WE sh?Jtreat of the.laws of tickets o...
SUPREME CRIMINAL COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 24 February 1827
SUPREME CRIMIIN4L COUURT. FRIDAY, FEB. 16.-George Jones, of Kissing Point, free labourer, was indicted for the Wilful Murder of John Bellin ger, alias Purdon, of the same place, also free labourer, by shooting him with a gun on the 26(ith Dec. last.-Not Guilty. John Evans, of Sydney, free dealer, was indicted for the. Wilful Murder of Joseph Hambleton, also of Sydney, free labourer, on the 12th Nov. last, by striking him with an axe. Not Guilty. John Mahoney, of Airds, free settler, was put to the Bar charged with forging a certain bond for the considpration of 651. purporting to be drawn by Mr. C. Hook, of Bringelly; with intent to defraud Mr. T. Rose of Sydney.-Guilty-but under very favourable circumstances, on account of which he was strongly recommended to mercy. MONDAY.--The following prisoners were brought up to receive sentence-William Pearce, of Liverpool, free labourer, for Grand Larceny committed on the premises of Mr. F. E. Forbes, also of Liverpool, dealer and shop-keepe...
SYDNEY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 24 February 1827
SYDNEY MARKIETS. Tut Corn Market was but scantily supplied, prime sorts were rare. A good deal of inferior wheat remains on hand, being scarcely marketable, for the former the demand was brisk. Maize realizes a good price, no farther rise is anticipated. Floor keeps its station rather above a corres ponding rate, when judged by the declining price of wheat: T'htbsday's market was dull throughout. Dairy produce took a rise. 'he shew of lreasts was small, and met few bidders. BUSHELS OF WHEAT SOLD. 210 at 5:. 6d.--115 at 4s. 1 ld.--70 at 48. 8d.--50 at 4.. For Waterloo Qud Steam Engine, 530 from 4. 6d. 'to 5s, ToQtl 925 Bushels. Wheat from 4a. tol5.. 6d. Average on Total sold 4s. 6d. per BusheL--Maize 4s to 4.. 9d.--Barley 3a. to 3a. 9d.--But ter 2?. 3d. to 3s. 6d. per lb.---Cheese, Is. 6d.-Eggs Is. 8d. o 2a. 3d, per doz.--Fowle 3.. to48. 9d. per couple -Ducks 4s. to 5 6d.-G-eese 8S. to 14s.-Turkies 11. to 17..- Potatoes 6e. 6d. to 13s. per cwt.--Fine Flour 15.. sterling er cwt.-r.-Br...
ENGLISH MISCELLANIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 24 February 1827
"*L, ;.. • . .. ...L.A W~E have received tJdbagod Giett.s' ,to the 13th of Auigist last. The Diiumiber of. the ilth contains an ad dress of: tbgh two Houses of the Legislature to the governor, Sir F. P. Robinson on closing the session, in which his Excellency is told that he had involved the colothy intiiiisey, that he had never :made the law the mnca sUre of his government, and they proceeded to specify the la~wess. ind oppressive acts which he had committed.' The folTowiiig is th e address alluded toi? To his Excellency Lieut.-General Sir Frederick Philips Robinson, Knight Commander of the mni6?t honourable .-military.ordr .of the Bath, Captain-General and Gover-. nor-in-chief in "and oveir the Island of Tobago, and its Sdependencies, Chancellor, Ordinary,' and Vice-Admiral of. thedsaime, 8 c. 8fc.• 8.c. ." The House of General Assenibly, in tralismitting this message to your. Excellency, beg to declare, that the3 do so with hearts full of loyalty to his Majesty's Govern ment,. an...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 24 February 1827
SHIPPING INTELLIG1IE. ?E. ARRIVALS.-On Sunday, Brig Bonavista, Capt. R. Towns, from Batavia on Dec. 19. (for lading, see manifest in another column.) On Monday, the Schooner Alligator from Moreton Bay. On Wednesday the Barque Rolla from a speculating Voyage to the Society Islands. Lading-Pork, Oil, and Ar row Root. Passenger-Rev. Mr. Bourne. No Departures of importance. PROJECTED DEPARTUBES.--H. M. S. Fly is an iounced to sail this day for the Madras station; also, the Schooner HLrald for New Zealand. The Alligator for Port Macquarie on Monday. The Phillip Dundas with Stores for Western Port; the Grenada and Bombay for Batavia, and the Government Brig Amity for Norfolk Island on.the 27th. REMAIN IN HARBOUR with H. M. S. Rainboow.--Cum berland, Albion, Midas, Sisters, Br.othlers, Rosanna, Rolla, and Marqsuis of Landsdown. BRIOs.. Magnet, Bonavista, Amity, VP'lliigton, and Woodlark. CvTTln--Lambton.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 24 February 1827
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. .COLONIAL, SEORETARV'6, ,OvrPca,.FBa. 20, 1827. ONE HUNDRED POUNDS REWARD. W?HEREAS THE FIVE CONVICTED FELONS, . whose names are undermentibned effected their Escape from the Phoenix Hulk, at an early Hour in t e. Morning of Monday last; NOTICE IS HEREBY '1: VEN, that a R1EWARD of TWENTY POUNDS will be: paid for the Apprehension of each 6f the said Felons, who shall be safely lodged in one of His Majesty's Goals.... EDWARD M'GUINESS, per Tyne, 1819 Labourer, a Native of Dublin; 26 years of age; 5 feet 5 inches high ; with dark sallow complexion, pock-pitted, black hair, ind blue eyes. SWILLIAM WEBB, per Mangles, 1820, Cloth-dresser, a Native of Gloucestershire; 30 years of age; 5 feet 7 inches high; with fair pale complexion, brown hair, and hazle eyes. THOMAS QUINN, per Minerva, (3), 1819, Labour er, a Native of Cork City ; 24 years of age ; 5 feet 3 inches and 3 quarters high; with fair pale complexion, brown hair, and- hazle eyes. JOHN LYNGH, per Dorothy, 1820,...
DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 24 February 1827
DOMIESTIC INTELLIGENCE. A novel mode of obtaining ingress into the peaceable habitation of an humble resident in Philip Street, a few nights since was adopted by means of removing the shingles from the roof, thereby making an opening suffi ciently capacious to admit the body of the intruder. The honest couple, viz. the. occupier of the house and his wife, beheld him descending from the loft through a trap door "Unlooked for, unwished for, at that time of night, &nbsp; Their room t'invade softly creeping." &nbsp; A too hasty attempt to seize the unwelcome visitor, was rendered abortive, by the want of discretion and neces- sary caution, for his newly formed upper door-way ser- ved him as a place of egress, and his heels for once to a certainty sufficed to save his head. A CORRESPONDENT says-" The gossip of the day an- nounces that the coming season is likely to be unusually prolific in offerings at the shrine of Hymen. An union between the families at D- C- and C-n is...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 24 February 1827
*MONITOR: OFFICE. SEVERAle; of our Subscribers, notwithatanding.our repeated Advertisements to the contrary, have incautiously paid money to our Collecting Clerk without requiring a printed Receipt signed E. S. HALtt for the; same. " We beg to apprise our Friends that if any LaCHr be ever made by our Collecting Clerk, such Gentlemen will, in consequence of our reiterated cautions, he liable to pay their accounts over again. TO SHIP OWNERS, BUIlt~t?lt?, CAtf'NTElttS, AND OTHERS. J BROWN, Plumber," ,Painter, and Glazier, No. 1, J George Street, has received by the last arrivals, the undermentioned articles; namely, Water closets, Lead pumps, from 2 and. a half in. to 4 and .a half in. Mill'd lead, from 41bs. per foot to l21bs. - Patent pipe, from half, in. to 3 in. Plumber's solder, Window glass, of all sizes, . Best ground white lead, Ditto ditto, stone ochre, Ditto ditto blue of all shades, Good black paint, - Very fine Imperial, Brunswick and Tuscan green;- -Chrome yellow-Prussian ...
DIARY. MEMORANDUM FOR THE ENSUING WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 2 March 1827
MEMO3RANDUM FOR THE ENSUINOG WJEK. 3 SUN rises, at 41 min. past 5. s It. Sunday in Lent. -' Sun sets 18 min. past 6.. c . High Water 10 min. past 12 Mforn.-36 min. past 12 Nt. - I High Water, 6 min.,past 1. Morn.-33 min. past I Aft. • `' I Day decreased 1 hour 44 minutes. I HighWater, 2 .Morn.-28 min. past 2.Afternoon. ' First Quarter of the Moon, 32 min. past 4@[orn. Ht I Jligh Water, 59 min. past 2 Morn.-32 min. past 3 Aft. .' Day .12 Hours 30 Min. long, 1 Ferpetua. ? ? I High Water,.5 min. past 4 Morn.-36 min. past 4 Aft.% " I m I High Water, 15 min.,past.5 Morn.-43 min. past 5 Ev. .STATI OF THE WEATHER DURING THE LAST WEEK, WITH TIIE VARIATIONS OF.THE THERMOMETER, TAKEN AT .7 A. M. .AND 12 M. EACH DAY RESPECTIVELV. THURSDAY ....... 72 79 Wam and Pleasant. FRIDAY....... .... 74 76. Light Clouds. 'SATURDAY .. .... 1 75 Cloudy. - SAUNIAY .. ..... 74 75 Cloudy. MONDAY ..., .... 72 74 Light Breezes. . TUKFSDAY .... .... " 73 75 . Light Clouds and Cool. WVDNESDAY...... 73 74 'Clear wi...
SYDNEY MARKETS. BUSHELS OF WHEAT SOLD. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 2 March 1827
SYDNEY MARKETS. BUSHELS OF WHEAT SOLD. 260 at 4,. 9d.-395 at 58. ' Total 653 Bushels. Wheat from 4s. SW. to 5s. Average on Total, old .4. l Id. halfpenny per Bushel.-Maize 5s.'to5s. 6d.-Butter 2s. to 3s. 9d. per Ilb.-Cheese l.-Eggs 28. to ..2. 6d per doz.- Fowls 2:. 6d. to 3s. 6d. per, couple.--Ducks 4s. 6d. to 6s. -Geese 10s.-Turkies 108. to 16s.-r Pbthtoesl10s. to 16s. per cwt.--Fine Flour 15. steiling per cwt.-Bread four-. pence half-penny to Fivepence halfpenny per Loaf--Beef 38. 3d. .per stone.-Mutten 4s.-Pork 4s. 8d.-Hay 71..10 per.ton.--Straw II..10s. per load.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 2 March 1827
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. &nbsp; ARRIVALS. - On Friday,the Sloop Brisbane, Curry, from Launceston on the 10th ult. lading 124 seal skins and 3 casks of hides. On Tuesday the Hope, Captain Cunningham, from London the 9th. of August, Algoa Bay the 19th of November, Derwent 18th. ultimo; Passengers, Messrs. Coleman, Couston, Drysdale and.child, and Sarah Smith; Messrs. Dodds,.. &nbsp; Sherwin, Sibley, and Edward Byers, from Europe; Mr. Fie. ming, Mr. Hamiltoni, and six steerage Passengers from Hobart'Town. 'Ladig '68 pigs, 5 sheets lead, 200 bundles of iron rooping, 400 ditto rod iron, 18 packages of drugs, 25 hogsheads-of beer, 50 casks of beef, 20 boxes of soap, a casge of. cottons, I cask of glue, 1 truss of slops, 11 bales of Derwent wool. and 3 bundles of kangaroo skins. The Hope &nbsp; reports the arrival at Hobart Town of the Admiral Cockburn, Captain Cooling, with merchandize and .passengers; among whom is -- Stephen, Esq. son of Mr. Justice Stephen, .]ady,...
ENGLISH MISCELLANIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 2 March 1827
SNGLISI M1SCELLANJI~., $ C~i~ rAL HAPrPIJess.--A. Brussels, paper cOntains in a -satirfchglarticle on the state of morals iri Be'giuid, the follow ing table.. The Editor gravelyy assures the readers, that it is the result of authentic researches, and that they may rely 'upon ixs fidelity : Wives who have abandoned their husbands to follow lovers.. 3,021 Husbands who have fled to avoid their wives........ .. .. ..4,102 Voluntary separations.. ..................... . ..... 2,033 Couples living at war with each other under the same roof.. 5,142 Couples who hate each other cordially, but who think it neces sary tokeep up a certain reputation before the world.. ,... 6,112 Persons living together with the most marked indifference to " the habitsand pursuits of each Qther............... .. 4,012 Persons whq are reported happy by the world, but who really are not so....................... ..............1,210 Persons wiho are happy, .in comparison with others who are Smre wretched.. ...........
THE MONITOR. FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 1827. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 2 March 1827
WTHE MIOIITOR. ,. .? RIDAY, MARCH 2, .1827. . "TWENTy-TNri~E of the Pirates have been sentenoed to death, and it is the general opinion that a portion of them atleast, will suffer. We are sorry for it. Thering leaders, who on such occasions are considered the most guilty, happen in the' present instance to be the very men we would wish to see spared, on account of the extreme moderation and good conduct -evinced to the conquered crew and guard. `The advocates -for mercy, among whom we have the honour to take' our place, say, that although in law the capturers are pirates, still it was a .piracy infinitely'less immoral-than where the commander or crew of a merchant vessel, -without other moti;ves than sheer avarice and treachery, run away with it. The'cases are not, at all to be compared in moral turpi- - tude. And while such piracy as the last-mentioned is commonly visited with- death in England, it does not follow that.the present kind,of piracy .should be visited " with death here...
(Letters on Ireland Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 2 March 1827
(Letters on Ireland Continuced. MRI DEAn Sin, TuBi object of ,this Letter is to give you some.idea of the state of parties in Irelaid, their composition, and ulterior views, and to throw dome light on. the character of. our gentry. W, HEN Cromwell was dying, instead of seeking to obtain mercy,, he employed himself in meditating between the people and Almighty God. I have .no disposition to imitate the pre sulnptuous folly of this arch hypocrite. I shall therefore write nothing with a view of conciliating the conflicting parties amongst us; 1 shall only endeavour to consult the good of.the country by presenting to thenm your view. In doing so it is ne cessary to " -------despise the .farce of Mtate, The sober follies ot the wise and great," and to look with a simple eye. at what is passijng before us. Tir: country is divided into three great parties, the Orange men, the Catholics, and the Governmlent party, besides a vast mass of inert matter, or what Swift would call prudent men, vw...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 2 March 1827
DEATHS. On Saturday last, at the Halfway House, Parramatta, Mr. 'WILLIAM UNDERWOOD, leaving a wife and family to regret his loss. The deceased having died suddenly, the Coroner held an Inquest the' following morning, when a verdict was returned-- &nbsp; DIED BY THE VISTATION OF GOD. 'On Wednesday, at Harrington Farm, William Campbell, Esq. a very old resident in this Colony; and formerly Commander of the brig Harrington, that was piratically taken out of this portf in 1808. The deecased's illness was but short. MARRIED.- By Special License, on Saturday, at St. James's Church, A. GIBSON Esq. Assistant Surgeon N. S. W. V. Corps, &nbsp; to Miss .A. FAITHFUL; niece of Mrs Jenkins, O'Connell-street.
DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 2 March 1827
DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. AN extensive forgery has been discovered within the last few days. A' bill purporting to be drawn by' Mr. Bunn, upon Mr. Icely, and endorsed by Dr. Bowman, was presented to, and cashed at the house of Messrs. Aspinall and Brown, for the sum 1501, Several persops have been in custody on suspicion of being concerned in the fraud, but nothing has been established against them. CAPTAIN ALLMAN has, we understand, resigned the police magistracy of Newcastle. The gallant officer retires to enjoy otium dut* dignitate, at his estate over the mountains.' We have heard, but we can't believe it, that Captain A. was offended at our giving him credit for benevolence at the expense of his military character. But we merely said Captain A. was not a military man out of the regiment-in the service we believe him to be as gallant and skilful a soldier as any ol~icer of his, rank in or out of the colony. M?. NIGHTINGALE,: at the foot, of the Brickfield-hill, has lately been robbe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 2 March 1827
* "THE. GEANERB" .' .,E' E WE/KL Y :NEWSPAPEIR E'*: Cox arsrss or NEw Soura WALES may be said to' S.: be, littrily: inundated with 5laily, 'trid~s , :and weekly N:ia sppers,; and itt xua '.therefote;:-be t iaturally enquired, " what motecairen?. rompt a superogatory attempt,. to swell: the. nnmlber": -f thdese Periodicall ?. and, with what raitioia). hope, can ap lEmbryo-Editor be inspired, of patronge; .or suacss ?"'--We will answer the qbjestion with candor, and pre fer our pretensions. to a: garticipatioi of .public. favor with ' ecoming dilfidence. Tao' we arbe ready to pay due homage to .the talent, and "ability, with which the existing Journals are-respectively con Sdiueted, we are'yet of opinion, "'that the public taste is not • sufficiently consulted ;" and that a literary dish, differently -dressed, and less highly seasoned, may beamore suitable .to the palate of no Inconsiderable portion of our growing Comrn munity.- rRich, and hot Ragputs may, please a vitiated taste, San...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Monitor — 2 March 1827
ROSe AND CROWN INN, CASTLEREAGH STREET, SYDNEY. THE PROPRIETOR of the above Inn, in retiring from the Business he has so long carried on, and' impressed with a gateful sense of the liberal support he has received for a series of years from the Australian Public, begs leave to recommend to his Friends, and those Gentlemen who have usuall made his House their choice, his successor, MR. A. HILL, of the Hyde Park Tavern, who will, on the 1st. day of April next, relieve him from the duties of his present Establishment. February 20,- 1827;. HILL'S TAVERN &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Hyde Park, Sydney &nbsp; &nbsp; Mr and Mrs. HILL, beg leave to return their sincere thanks to their numerous Friends and a generous &nbsp; public, for the very liberal patronage and support which they have received dusing the time they have conducted the above establishment, a period of nearly six years, and, th...