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voked some learned controversy, as to the opi- In him pas some young, Galiongie. (p.it nions of the ancients on the subject. I dare not “Galiongée"-or Galiongi, a sailor, that is, a venture a conjecture on the point, though a little Turkish sailor; the Greeks navigate, the Turbo inclined to the “errare mallem," if Mr. Fox work the guns. Their dress is picturesque; and was mistaken.

I have seen the Capitan Pacha more thas ence

wearing it as a kind of incog. Their legs, bor Even Azrael, from his deadly quiver. (p. 71. ever, are generally naked. The buskins de Azrael—the angel of death.

scribed in the text as sheated behind with sitret,

are those of an Arnaut robber, who was my best (be Within the caves of Istakar. (p. 71. had quitted the profession), at his Pyrço, near The treasures of the Preadamite Sultans. See Gastouni in the Morea ; they were plated in scala D'HERBELOT, article Istaker.

one over the other, like the back of an armadilla

So may the Koran verse display d. (P-14. Holds not a Musselim's control.

The characters on all Turkish scimitar contaia Musselim, a governor , the next in rank after a Pacha; a Waywode is the third; and then sometimes the name of the place of their mart

facture but more generally a text from the come the Agas.

Koran, în letters of gold. Amongst those in my Was he not bred in Egripo ?

(p. 72. possession is one with a blade of singular cer Egripo-the Negropont. According to the pro-ed into serpentine carves like the ripple of verb, the Turks of Egripo, the jews of Salonica, water, or the wavering of flame. I asked the and the Greeks of Athens, are the worst of their Armenian who sold it, what possible ose sech : respective races.

figure could add: he said, in Italian, that he did

not know; but the Musgulmans had an idea that Ah! yonder see the Tchocadar. “Tchocadar"--one of the attendants who pre-liked it because it was " piu feroce. I did not

those of this form gave a severer wound; and cedes a man of authority.

much admire the reason, but bought it for its

peculiarity. Thine oun "broad Hellespont" still dashes. (p. 73. The wrangling about this epithet, “the broad But like the nephero of a Cain. Hellespont or the “boundless Hellespont, It is to be observed, that every allosion to whether it means one or the other, or what it any thing or personage in the vid Testamente means at all, has been beyond all possibility of such as the Ark, or Cain, is equally the privilege detail. I have even heard it disputed on the of Mussulman and Jew ; indeed the former prespot; and not foreseeing a speedy conclusion to fees to be much better acquainted with the lives, the contraversy, amused myself with swimming true and fabulous, of the patriarchs, thar is across it in the mean time, and probably may warranted by our own Sacred Writ, and bet again, before the point is settled. Indeed, the content with Adam, they have a biography at question as to the truth of “the tale of Troy Pre-Adamites. Solomon is the monarch of all divine" still continues, much of it resting upon necromancy, and Moses a propbet inferior enly the talismanic word "ATELLOC :" probably Homer to Christ and Mahomet. Zuleika is the Persian had the same notion of distance that a coquette name of Potiphar's wife, and her amour with has of time and when he talks of boundless, Joseph constitutes one of the finest poems in means half a mile; as the latter, by a like fi-| their language. It is therefore no violation of gure, when she says eternal attachment, simply costume to put the names of Cain, or Noah, inte specifies three weeks.

the mouth of a Moslem.

And Paswan's rebel hordes attest. (R 14. Which Ammon's son ran proudly round. [p: 73. Before his Persian invasion ; he crowned the the last years of his life set the whole power

Paswan Oglou, the rebel of Widdin, who for altar which laurel. He was afterwards imi- of the Porte at defiance. tated by Caracalla in his race. It is believed that the last also poisoned a friend, named They gave their horsetails to the reind. (p. 74 Festus, for the sake of new Patroclean games. I

Horsetail, the standard of a Pacha. have seen the sheep feeding on the tombs of Æsietes and Antilochus; the first is in the He drank one draught, nor needed more! (P.13. centre of the plain.

Giaffir, Pacha of Argyro Castro, or Scutari, I

am not sure which, was actually taken off by O'er which her fairy fingers ran. (p. 73. the Albanian Ali, in the manner described in When rubbed, the amber is susceptible of a the text. Ali Pacha, while I was in the country, perfume, which is slight, but not disagreeablc. married the daughter of his victim, some years

after the event had taken place at a bath is Her mother's sainted amulet. (p. 73. Sophia, or Adrianople. The poison was mixed The belief in amulets engraved on gems, or

in the cup of coffee, which is presented before enclosed in gold boxes, containing scraps from

the sherbet by the bath-keeper, after dressing. the Koran, worn round the neck, wrist, or arm, is still universal in the East. The Koorsee

I sought by turns, and saw them all. (p.is

The Turkish notions of almost all islands are (throne) verse in the second chapter of the Koran describes the attributes of the most High, and is confined to the Archipelago, the sea alluded to. engraved in this manner, and worn by the pious, as the most esteemed and sublime of all sentences.

The last of Lambro's patriots there.
Lambro Canzani, a Greek, famous for his ef-

forts in 1789–90 for the independence of his And by her Comboloio lies. (p. 73. country: abandoned by the Russians, he becase “Comboloios -a Turkish rosary. The Mss. a pirate, and the Archipelago was the scene of particularly those of the Persians, are richly his enterprises. He is said to be still alive at adorned and illuminated. The Greek females Petersburgh. He and Riga are the two post are kept in utter ignorance ; but many of the celebrated of the Greek revolutionists. 'Turkish girls are highly accomplished, though not actually qualified for a Christian coterie; To snatch the Rayahs from their fate. (p. 76 perhaps some of our own “blues" might not be “Rayahs," all who pay the capitation tas, callThe worse for bleaching.

ed the "Horatch."

(p. 76.

to recur.

ty! let me like the ocean-Patriarch roam. (p. 76., “the friends of my youth, where are they?" This first of voyages is one of the few with and an Echo answered, "Where are they ?

hich the Mussulmang profess much acquaintance. (Arabic MS.) Or only know on land the Tartar's home. (p. 76, the text is taken) must be already familiar to

The above quotation (from which the idea in * The wandering life of the Arabs, Tartars, and every reader-it is given in the annotations to = Turkomans, will be found well detailed in any “The Pleasures of Memory," a poem so well Zbook of Eastern travels. That it possesses a known ag to render a reference almost supercharm peculiar to itself cannot be denied. A fluous; but to whose pages all will be delighted

young French renegado confessed to Chateaubriand, that he never found himself alone, gal

loping in the desert, without a sensation approaching to rapture, which was indescribable.

Into Zuleika's name.

(p. 79.

“And airy tongues that syllable men's names." Blooming as Aden in its earliest hour. [p. 76. “Jannat al Aden," the perpetual abode, the

MILTON. Mussulman Paradise.

For a belief that the souls of the dead inhabit

the form of birds, we need not travel to the And mourn'd above his turban-etone. (p. 78. East. Lord Lyttleton's ghost-story, the belief

A turban is carved in stone above the graves of the Duchess of Kendal, that George I, flew 2 of men only.

into her window in the shape of a raven (see

Orford's Reminiscences), and many other inThe loud Wul-wulleh warn his distant ear. (p. 78. stances, bring this superstition nearer home. The

The death-gong of the Turkish women. The most singular was the whim of a Worcester "eilent slaves" are the men whose notions of lady, who, believing her daughter to exist in decorum forbid complaint in public.

the shape of a singing bird, literally furnished

her pew in the Cathedral with cages-full of the “Where is my child ?"-an Echo answers-kind; and as she was rich, and a benefactress * Where?

(p. 78. in beantifying the church, no objection was "I came to the place of my birth and cried, I made to her harmless folly.

NOTES TO THE CORSAIR.

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The time in this poem may seem too short for of nature I shall attempt to prove by some histhe occurrences, but the whole of the Ægean torical coincidences which I have met with since isles are within a few hours' sail of the conti- writing "The Corsair." nent, and the reader must be kind enough to "Eccelin prisonnier," dit Rolandini, "g'enfertake the wind as I have often found it.

moit dans un silence menaçant, il fixoit sur la

terre son visage féroce, et ne donnoit point of fair Olympia loved and left of old. (p. 85. d'essor à sa profonde indignation.- De toutes Orlando, Canto 10.

parts cependant les soldats et les peuples accou

roient ; ils vouloient voir cet homme, jadis si Around the waves' phosphoric brightness broke. puissant, et la joie universelle éclatoit de toutes

(p. 87. parts." By night, particularly in a warm latitude, every stroke of the oar, every motion of the “Eccelin étoit d'une petite taille ; mais tout boat or ship, is followed by a slight flash like l'aspect de sa personne, tous ses mouvemens insheet lightning from the water.

diyūoient un soldat. Son langage étoit amer,

son déportement superbe, et par son seul regard, --the sober berry's juice. (p. 87. il faisoit trembler les plus hardis." SI8MONDI, Coffee.

tome 111. p. 219.

“Gizericus (Genseric, king of the Vandals, While dance the Almas to wild minstrelsy. (p. 87. the conqueror of both Carthage and Rome), staDancing-girls.

tura mediocris, et equi casu claudicans, animo

profundos, sermone rarus, luxuriæ contemptor, A captive Dervise, from the pirate's nest ira turbidus, habendi cupidus, ad solicitandas Escaped, is here-himself would tell the rest. gentes providentissimus." " JORNANDES de Rebus

[p. 87. Geticis, c. 33. It has been objected that Conrad's entering I beg leave to quote these gloomy realities to disguised as a spy is out of nature.-Perhaps keep in countenance my Giaour and Corsair. 80.-I find something not unlike it in history.

“Anxious to explore with his own eyes the And my stern vow and order's laws oppose. state of the Vandals, Majorian ventured, after disguising the colour of his hair, to visit Car- The Dervises are in colleges, and of different thage in the character of his own ambassador; orders, as the monks. and Genseric was afterwards mortified by the discovery, that he had entertained and dismissed They seize that Derviseseise on Zatanai! the Emperor of the Romans. Such an anecdote

[p. 89. may be rejected as an improbable fiction ; but Satan. it is a fiction which would not have been imagined unless in the life of a hero." GIBBON, He tore his beard, and foaming Ned the night. Decl. and Fall, vol. VI. p. 180.

That Conrad is a character not altogether out A common and not very novel effect of Mus

(p. 88.

(p. 89. Gulman anger.

See Prince Eugene's Memotre, gulf of Mexico; lt runs through a rich but rery p. 24. “The Seraskier received a wound in the flat country, until it reaches within a mile or thigh; he plucked up his beard by the roots, the Mississippi river, fifteen miles below the because he was obliged to quit the field." city of New-Orleans. The bay has branches

almost innumerable, in which persons can lie Brief time had Conrad now to greet Gulnare.

concealed from the severest scrutiny. It can

(p. 89. municates with three lakes which lie on the Gulnare, a femalo name; it means, literally, southwest side, and these with the lake of the the flower of the Pomegranate.

same name, and which lies contiguous to the sca, where there is an island formed by the tu

arms of this lake and the sea. The east and Till even the scaffold echoes with their jest !

west points of this island were fortified in the

(p. 92. In Sir Thomas More, for instance, on the mand of 'one Mr. La Fitte. A large majority

year 1811, by a band of pirates, under the coa scaffold, and Anne Boleyn in the Tower, when of these outlaws are of that class of the pe grasping her neck, she remarked, that it was pulation of the state of Louisiana who died too slender to trouble the headsman much. from the island of St. Domingo during the During one part of the French Revolution, it troubles there, and took refuge in the island of became a fashion to leave some "mot" as a Cuba : and when the last war between Prabce legacy; and the quantity of facetious last words and Spain commenced, they were compelled to spoken during that period would form a melan- leave that island with the short notice of a fer choly jest-book of considerable size.

days. Without ceremony, they entered the Unit

ed States, the most of them the State of Louis That closed their murder'd sage's latest day! iana, with all the negroes they had possessed

(p. 93. in Cuba. They were notified by the Governor Socrates drank the hemlock a short time be- of that State of the clause in the constitution Pore sunset (the hour of execution), notwithstand which forbad the importation of slaves ; but, at ing the entreaties of his disciples to wait till the same time, received the assurance of the the sun went down.

Governor that he would obtain, if possible, the

approbation of the general, Government for their Slow sinks, more lovely ere his race be run. . . . retaining this property. That frown where gentler ocean seems to smile. The island of Barrataria is situated about

[p. 93. lat. 29. deg. 15 min. long. 92. 30. and is as reThe opening lines of Canto III. have, per-markable for its health as for the superior scale haps, little business here, and were annexed and shellfish with which its waters abound. The to an unpublished (thongh printed) poem; but chief of this horde, like Charles Moor, had they were written on the spot in the Spring of mixed with his many vices sone virtues. In the 1811, and—I scarce know why—the reader must year 1813 this party had, from its turpitude and excuse their appearance here if he can. (See boldness, claimed the attention of the Governor “Curse of Minerva."')

of Louisiana ; and, to break up the establishment,

he thought proper to strike at the head. He The queen of night asserts her silent reign. therefore offered a reward of 500 dollars for

(p. 94. the head of Mr. La Fitte, who was well known The twilight in Greece is much shorter than to the inhabitants of the city of New-Orin our own country; the days in winter are leans, from his immediate connexion, and his longer, but in summer of shorter duration.

once having been a fencing-master in that city

of great reputation, which art he learnt in The gleaming turret of the gay Kiosk. [p. 94. Buonaparte's army, where he was a Captain

The Kiosk is a Turkish summer-house; the The reward which was offered by the Governor palm is without the present walls of Athens, not for the head of La Fitte was answered by the far from the temple of Theseus, between which offer of a reward from the latter of 15,000 fer and the tree the wall intervenes.-Cephisus's the head of the Governor. The Governor orstream is indeed scanty, and lissus has no dered ont a company to march from the city te stream at all.

La Fitte's islanıl, and to burn and destroy all

the property, and to bring to the city of Ver. His only bends in seeming o'er his beads. (p. 95. Orleans all his banditti. This company, onder

The Comboloio, or Mahometan rosary; the the command of a man who had been the intibeads are in number ninety-nine.

mate associate of this bold Captain, approached

very near to the fortified island, before he saw And the cold flowers her colder hand contain'd. a man, or heard a sound, until he heard a

[p. 100. whistle, not unlike a boatswain's call. Then it In the Levant it is the custom to strew flowers was he found himself surrounded by armed nea on the bodies of the dead, and in the hands of who had emerged from the secret avenues which young persons to place a posegay.

led into Bayou. Here it was that the modern

Charles Moor developed his few noble traits, Link'd with one virtue, and a thousand crimes. for to this man, who had come to destroy his

(p. 101. life and all that was dear to him, he not only That the point of honour which is represented spared his life, but offered him that which would in one instance of Conrad's character has not have made the honest soldier easy for the rebeen carried beyond the bounds of probability mainder of his days, which was indignantly re may perhaps be in some degree confirmed by fused. He then, with the approbation of his the following anecdote of a brother buccaneer captor, returned to the city. This circumstance, in the present year, 1814.

and some concomitant events, proved that this Our readers have all seen the account of the band of pirates was not to be taken by land. enterprise against the pirates of Barrataria; Our naval force having always been small in but few, we believe, were informed of the situ- that quarter, exertions for the destruction of ation, history, or nature of that establishment. this illicit establishment could not be expected For the information of such as were unacquaint- ! from them until augmented; for an officer of ed with it we have procured from a friend the the navy, with most of the gun-boats on that following interesting narrative of the main facts, station, had to retreat from an overwhelming of which he has personal knowledge, and which force of La Fitte's. So soon as the augmentacannot fail to interest some of our readers. tion of the navy authorised an attack, one was

Barrataria is a bay, or a narrow arm of the made; the overthrow of this banditti has bers

the result; and now this almost invulnerable | the see. Rumour whispered ho retained the vicoe point and key to New-Orlcans is clear of an of his youth, and that a passion for the fair sex enemy, it is to be hoped the government will formed an item in the list of his weaknesses ; hold it by a strong military force.-Prom an but so far from being convicted by seventy witAmerican Newspaper.

nesses, he does not appear to have been directly In Noble's continuation of Granger's Biograph- criminated by one. In short, 1 look upon these

{cal Dictionary, there is a singular passage aspersions as the effects of mere malice. How *** in his account of archbishop Blackbourne, and is it possible a buccaneer should have been so

as in some measure connected with the profes- good a scholar as Blackbourne certainly was? sion of the hero of the foregoing poem, I cannot he who had so perfect a knowledge of the clasresist the temptation of extracting it.

sics (particularly of the Greek tragedians), as “There is something mysterious in the history to be able to read them with the same ease as and character of Dr. Blackbourne. The former he could Shakespeare, must have taken great 18 but imperfectly known; and report has even pains to acquire the learned languages, and have asserted he was a buccaneer, and that one of his had both leisure and good masters. But he was brethren in that profession having asked, on his undoubtedly educated at Christ-charch - College, arrival in England, what had become of his old Oxford. He is allowed to have been a pleasant

chum, Blackbourne, was answered, he is Arch-man: this, however, was turned against him, by 1 bishop of York. We are informed', that Black- its being said, "He gained more hearts than souls."

bourne was installed sub-dean of Exeter in 1694,
which office he resigned in 1702: but after his
successor's, Lewis Barnct's, death, in 1704, he “The only voice that could soothe the passions
regained it. In the following year he became of the savage ( Alphonso 3d) was that of an
dean; and, in 1714, held with it the archdeanery amiable and virtuous wife, the sole object of his
of Cornwall. He was consecrated bishop of Ex- love: the voice of Donna Isabella, the daughter
eter, February 24, 1716 ; and translated to York, of the duke of Savoy, and the grand-daughter of
November 28, 1724, as a reward, according to Philip 2d, King of Spain.--Her dying words sunk
court scandal, for uniting George I. to the Duch- deep into his memory; his fierce spirit melted

ess of Munster. This, however, appears to into lears; and after the last embrace Alphonso 2 Go

have been an unfounded calumny. As archbishop retired into his chamber to bewail his irreparablo he behaved with great prudence, and was equally loss, and to meditate on the vanity of human respectable as the guardian of the revenues of life." Gibson,

NOTE TO L A R A.

The event in the latter part of Canto 2d was alarmed; and one of them informed the Pontiff suggested by the description of the death, or of the evening - excursion of his sons, and that rather burial, of the Duke of Gandia.

the Duke had not yet made his appearance. This The most interesting and particular account gave the Pope no small anxiety; but he conof this mysterious event is given by Burchard, jectured that the Duke had been attracted by and is in substance as follows: “On the eighth day some courtesan to pass the night with her, and of June the “Cardinal of Valenza, and the Duke not choosing to quit the house in open day, had of Gandia, song of the Pope, supped with their waited till the following evening to return home. mother, Vanozza, near the church of S. Pietro When, however, the evening arrived, and he ad vincula ; several other persons being present found himself disappointed in his expectations, at the entertainment. A late hour approaching, he became deeply aiflicted, and began to make and the Cardinal having reminded his brother, inquiries from different persons, whom he ordered that it was time to return to the apostolic palace, to attend him for that purpose. Amongst theso they mounted their horses or mules, with only was a man named Giorgio Schiavoni, who, hava few attendants, and proceeded together as far ing discharged some timber from a bark in the as the palace of Cardinal Ascanio Sforza, when river, had remained on board the vessel to watch the Duke informed the Cardinal, that before he it, and being interrogated whether he had seen returned home, he had to pay a visit of pleasure. any one thrown into the river, on the night Dismissing therefore all his attendants, except- preceding, he replied, that he saw two men.on ing his staffiero, or footman, and a person in a foot, who came down the street, and looked dilimask, who had paid him a visit whilst at supper, gently about, to observe whether any person and who, during the space of a month, or there- was passing. That seeing no one, they returned, abouts, previous to this time, had called upon and a short time afterwards two others came, him almost daily, at the apostolic palace ;' he and looked around in the same manner as the took this person behind bin on his mule, and former; no person still appearing, they gave a proceeded to the street of the Jews, where he sign to their companions, when a man came, quitted his servant, directing him to remain mounted on a white horse, having behind him a there until a certain hour; when, if he did not dead body, the head and arms of which hung on return, he might repair to the palace. The Duke one side, and the feet on the other side of the then scated the person in the mask behind him, horse; the two persons on foot supporting the and rode, 1 know not whither ; but in that night body, to prevent its falling. They thus proceeded he was assassinated, and thrown into the river. towards that part, where the filth of the city is The servant, after having been dismissed, was usually discharged into the river, and turning also assaulted and mortally wounded ; and al- the horse, with his tail towards the water, the though he was attended with great care, yet two persons took the dead body by the arins and such was his situation, that he could give no feet, and with all their strength flung it into intelligible account of 'what had befallen his the river. The person on horseback then asked master. In the morning, the Duke not having if they had thrown it in, to which they replicd, returned to the palace, his servants began to be l Signor, si (yes, Sir). He then looked towards the river, and seeing a mantle floating on the the others in his head, body, and limbe to stream, he inquired what it was that appeared sooner was the Pontiff informed of the death black; to which they answered, it was a mantle; his son, and that he had been throw, like fich, and one of them threw stoves upon it, in con- into the river, than giving way to his grid. he sequence of which it sunk. The attendants of shut himself up in a chamber and wept bitterly. the Pontill then inquired from Giorgio, why he The Cardinal of Segovia, and other attenduta had not revealed this to the governor of the on the Pope, went to the door, and after say city; to which he replied, that he had seen in hours spent in persuasions and exhortation, his time a hundred dead bodies thrown into the prevailed upon him to admit them. Prost river at the same place, without any inquiry evening of Wednesday, till the following Sarer being made respecting them, and that he had day, the Pope took no food ; nor did ke slee not, therefore, considered it as a matter of any from Thursday morning till the same hour a importance. The fishermen and seamen were the ensuing day. At length, however, girin then collected, and ordered to search the river; way to the entreaties of his attendants, be began where, on the following evening, they found the to restrain his sorrow, and to consider the injury body of the Duke, with his habit entire, and which his own health might sustain, by the thirty ducats in his purse. He was pierced with further indulgence of his grief."-Roscoe's la nine wounds, one of which was in his throat, Tenth, Vol. 1, p. 265.

NOTES TO THE SIEGE OF CORINTH.

The Turcoman hath left his herd. (p. 116.9 intentional, resemblance in these twelve lines to Tre life of the Turcomans is wandering and a passage in an unpublished poem of Mr. Cale patriarchal: they dwell in tents.

ridge, called “Christabel. " It was not till

after these lines were written that I heard that Coumourgi-he whose closing scene. (p. 117. wild and singularly original and beautiful peen Ali Coumourgi, the favourite of three sultans, recited; and the MS. of that production I never and Grand Vizier to Achmet III., after recovering saw till very recently, by the kindness of Mr. Peloponnesus from the Venetians in one com- Coleridge himself, who, I hope, is convinced paign, was mortally wounded in the next, against that I have not been a wilful plagiarist. The the Germans , at the battle of Peterwaradin (in original idea undoubtedly pertains to Mr. Colethe plain of Carlowitz), in Hungary, endeavour- ridge, whose poem has been composed above ing to rally his guards. He died of his wounds fourteen years. Let me conclude by a hope that next day. His last order was the decapitation he will not longer delay the pablication of i of General Breuner, and some other German production, of which I can only add my mite af prisoners; and his last words, “Oh that I could approbation to the applause of far more compeihus serve all the Christian dogs!" a speech tent judges. (“Christabel" was published in 1816.) and act not unlike one of Caligula. He was a young man of great ambition and unbounded presumption : on being told that Prince Eugene,

There is a light cloud by the moonthen opposed to him, "was a great general," he

'Tis passing and will pass full soonsaid “I'shall become a greater, and at his expense."

If, by the time is vapoury sail ....

(p. 121

I have been told that the idea expressed in There shrinks no ebb in that tidelesa sea. (p. 119. these lines has been admired by those whese are no perceptible tides in the Mediterranean. found much better expressed in “Vathek" a vert The reader need hardly be reminded that there approbation is valuable. I am glad of it: bet

it is not original-at least not mine ; it may be And their white tusks crunchid o'er the whiter to which I have before referred, and never skull.

[p. 120.

recur to, or read, without a renewal of gra

tification. This spectacle I have seen, such as described, beneath the wall of the Seraglio at Constantinople, in the little cavities worn by the Bos- The horsetails are pluck'd from the ground, phorus in the rock, a narrow terrace of which

and the surord. projects between the wall and the water. I think The horsetail, fixed upon a lance, a Pacha! the fact is also mentioned in Hobhouse's Tra- standard. vels. The bodies were probably those of some refractory Janizaries.

And since the day, when in the strait. (p. 12.

In the naval battle at the mouth of the DarAnd each scalp had a single long tuft of hair. danelles, between the Venetians and the

[p. 120. Turks. This tuft, or long lock, is left from a superetition that Mahomet will draw them into Para- The jackals troop, in gather'd cry. dise by it.

I believe I have taken a poetical license to

transplant the jackal from Asia. In Greece 1 Was it the wind, through some hollow stone. ... never saw nor heard these animals ; but among

(p. 121. the ruins of Ephesus I have heard them by I must here acknowledge a close, though up- l hundreds. They haunt ruins, and follow armies

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