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To slake the fervour of his feverous tongue;
What time the-Cow stands kneedeep in the pool,
Lashing her sides for anguish, scaring oft,
With sudden head reversed, the insect swarmn
That basks and preys upon ber sunny bide;
Or when she fies with tufted tail erect
The Breezefly's keen invasion, to the shade
Scampering madly -- let me wind my way
Toward the still lip of Ocean. Seated there,
Soon let me cast habiliment aside,

And to the cool wave give me. Transport sweet!
· Pleasure thrice delicate! Oh, let me plunge
Deep in the lucid element my head,
And, rising, sportful on his surface play.”

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July 9. St. Epherem. $t. Everildis Virgin. SS.

the Martyrs of Gorcum.

o rises at . 50'. and sets ut viii. 10'. CHRONOLOGY.-Russia revolutionized by the Empress in 1762. Battle of Sempach in Lucerne in 1986, in which the Duke Leopold of Austria was killed.

Solstitial Flora. – Though the Solstitial Plants begin to open early in June, and many of them arrive at perfection in that inonth; yet there are others which are not in full flower till the end of that period, which we consider as comprehended by the Reign of the Solstitial Flora. These are, by this time, all in perfection, and many of them already beginning to decline. They gradually give place, about the time of St. Swithin, to the Aestival Plants; many of which begin to flower in the solstitial period : so that Nature in this, as in every other instance, performs her changes by such slow degrees, that we find the artificial division of her phenomena into periods, after all, but an imperfect effort of human skill to facilitate the knowledge of times and seasons by a limitation of the periods in which they occur. The following is a catalogue of the Solstitial Flowers: those marked with an asterisk, though now in blow, from their culminating or coming to the highest perfection in the aestival period, may be said more properly to belong to that Flora.'

Solstitial Plants. — We shall begin with the Roses, as they are among the earliest, and come in to hail the month of June, prevailing through July, and lasting into August.'

Dutch or Garden Rose Rosa centifolia, numerous varieties.
The Provins Rose Rosa Provincialis, numerous varieties.
DAMASK Rose Rosa Dumascena, innumerable varieties.
Moss Rose Rosa muscosa.

Musk Ross Rosa moschata.
RED OFFICINAL Rose Rosa Gallica, several varieties.

WHITE Rose Rosa alba. Besides Rosa collina, R. semperflorens, R. Indica, R. canina, R.pendulina, R. tomentosa, R. Caucasica, R. bracteata, R. berbirifolia, R. sulphurea, R. Banksia, R. blanda, R. arvensis, R. Kamschatica, R. spinosissima, R. involuta, R. Carolina, R. rubifolia, R. Villosa, R. Hybernica, R. Sinica, R. ferov, R. semperdirens, R. pumila, R. turbinata, R. Alpina, R. multiflora.

CANTERBURY BELLS Campanula Medium.
SWEET WILLIAMS Dianthus barbatus, infinite varieties.
COMMON Pink Dianthus deltoides.
Monkey Flower Mimulus luteus.

SCARLET LYCHNIS Lychnis Chalcedonica is now the most brilliant ornament of the gardens.

ORANGE LILY Lilium bulbiferum plentifully.
POMPOon Lily Lilium pomponicum.
PURPLE MARTAGON Lily Lilium Martagon.
SCARLET MARTAGON or TURKSCAP Lily Lilium Chalcedonicum.

Waite Lily Lilium candidum, and various other Lilies and Solstitial
Liliaceous Plants.
GARDEN Poppy

Papaver horti, various. White Poppy Papaver somniferum.

Among the Greenhouse Plants now brought out of doors, we may enumerate many beautiful Geraniums, Myrtles, and a variety of foreign Plants, too numerous to be mentioned here.

Among wild Plants may be enumerated-
YELLOW Cistus Cistus helianthemum.
; LONGHeadED PRICKLY Poppy Papaver argemone nearly gone.
Corn Poppr Papaver Rhaeas.
DOUBTFUL Poppy Papaver dubium.
Mongrel Poppy Papaver hybridum.

YELLOWHORNED Poppy Chelidonium glaucum on sea shores, with the Red species also.

BLUE CORNFLOWER Centaurea cyanus.
COCKLE Agrosteinma Githago.
Foxglove Digitalis purpurea.

Yellow Fleur de lis Iris pseudacorus, and others of this genus in gardens. u YenLow CENTAUREA Centaurea Solstitialis.

To these we may add, that the Stonecrops all are in f6wer at this time. os The following Aestival Plants are by this time in blow :

Great Indian Cress Tropoeolum majus. Musk Flower Scabiosa utropurpurea. Dahlia Dahlia superflua.

The HERBASCUMS V, lychnitis, V. virgatum, V. thapsus, V. nigrum, &c.

The several $T. John's Worts Hypericum perforatum, and others.
Marsh Thistle Criscus palustris.
EVENING PRIMROSE Oenothera biennis.
The Freld Mallow Malva sylvestris by way sides.

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Musk MALLOW Maloa moschata.
Wood HIERACIUM Hieracium sylvaticum, and other species.
By Ditches and Ponds :-
The FLOWERING RUSA Butomus umbellatus.
MARSH GROUNDSEL Senecio paludosus in the Low Countries.

To these we might add, Moneywort, Agrimony, the Yellow, Blue, and Red Lupins, and many others whose first flowering, or time of rising as it may be called, will be found in their proper place.

Many of the vernal flowers still remain, as the Monkey Flower, the Columbine, numerous Marigolds, a few Ranunculi, the Yellow Rose, the Sweet Brier, the Cinnamon Rose, and some of the primaveral plants, such as the Daisies, the Violets, the Heartsease, and a few others. The rest are fading, or already faded and gone.

We have pretended only to give the list of the most striking and ornamental plants in these catalogues of the six Floras of the year, in order to convey to the reader a general idea of the appearance of the gardens, and of the Howery fields, at each period. Under each particular day, more plants are noticed in the order of their lowering ; but it would be impossible to give the names of any thing like the whole of the exotics which have been introduced into our gardens, greenhouses, and hothouses.

The times of flowering here noticed are calculated for the South of England and North of France; in different climes, of course there is some difference, though not so much so as might be expected. The Snowdrop flowers, for example, at Rome at the same time as at London.

July 10. St. Felicitas, &c. Martyrs. SS. Rufinus

and Secunda Virgin Martyrs.

O rises at ini. 51'. and sets at viii. 9'.
CHRONOLOGY.-Female Pageant or Procession at Beauvais, in comme
moration of the spirited conduct of the young women at the siege by the
Duke of Burgundy in 1472.

Fire of London Bridge in 1212, when 3000 persons were bumt.
William Prince of Orange murdered at Delft in 1584.

This Prince and his Sons laid the foundation for the liberty of the flourishing Republic of Holland, afterwards so celebrated. The Dutch used to pretend that the Stork, the reputed bird of liberty, which used to build on their housetops during the Republic, deserted them after the conquest of the country by Buonaparte. The fact, however, is untrue; Storks, though less common, are still to be seen in Holland. We saw them, both in Alsace and in the Netherlands, in 1822.

HYGBIA. - Early rising and exercise before the heat of the day comes on, together with temperance, and the eating of abundance of Summer fruits, are unexceptionable receipts for health at this season.

The.“ Ode on the Approach of Summer" gives us a very accurate description of a morning's walk in July :

But when mild Morn, in saffron stole,
First issues from her eastern goal,
Let not my due feet fail to climb
Some breezy summit's brow sublime,
Whence Nature's universal face
Ilumined smiles with newbom grace;
The misty streains that wind below,
With silver sparkling lustre glow;
The groves and castled cliffs appear
Invested all in radiance clear;
Ol every village charm beneath!
The smoke that mounts in azure wreath!
O beauteous rural interchange!
The simple spire and elmy grange;
Content, indulging blissful' hours,
Whistles o'er the fragrant flowers;
And cattle, roused to pasture new,

Shake jocund from their sides the dew. The following Song, by Mr. Allan Cunningham, is taken from a late Number of “ The London Magazine:"

Awake, my Love.
Awake, my love! ere morning's ray
Throws off night's weed of pilgrim, grey;
Ere yet the Hare, cowered close from view,
Licks from her fleece the Clover dew;
Or Wild Swan shakes her snowy wings,
By hunters roused from secret springs ;
Or birds upon the boughs awake,
Till green Arbigland's woodlands shake.

She combed her curling ringlets down,
- Laced her green jupes, and clasped her shoon,

And from her home, by Preston burn,
Came forth the rival light of morn.
The Lark's song Jropt, now loud, now bush

The Goldspink answered from the bush-
kit rut The Plover, fed on heather crop,
oa ebraGalled from the misty mountain top.
Sd Tis sweet, she said, while thus the day
quos Grows into gold from silvery, grey,
le's

To hearken heaven, and bush, and brake,
Iostinct with soul of

song awake;
99! To see the smoke, in many a wreath,
"Stream blue from hall and bower beneath,

Where yon blithe mower hastes along,
With glittering scythe and rustic song.

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Yes, lovely one! and dost thou mark
The moral of yon caroling Lark?
Takest thou from Nature's counsellor tongue
The warning precept of her song?
Each bird that shakes the dewy grove,
Warms its wild note with nuptial love;
The bird, the Bee, with various sound,

Proclaim the sweets of wedlock round. FLORA.—The early morning is to young persons now much more interesting than formerly, since Botany has become a favourite Science. For, a particular account of the Plants to be found in each season in the South of England, and their time of flowering, see Flora Tunbrigensis, by T. F. Forster, F.L.S. 12mo. London, 1816. Mr. Forster has discovered many new and very rare Plants in the neighbourhood of Tunbridge Wells, having been indefatigable in his Researches into the Botany of Essex, Kent, Surrey, and Sussex, for the last thirty years. Among the curious plants discovered by him, may be reckoned the Blasia pusilla, Hymenophyllum Tunbrigense, Splachnum ampullaceum, and Viola Tunbrigensis. Mr. Forster has since discovered several new species of Parmelia, and other plants; and Mr. B. M. Forster and Mr. Dickson have found some novel Fungi in this neighbourhood, which seems as much ornamented by the pearls of Flora, as the South Down, a little beyond it, is enriched by wandering flocks of Pales.

July 11. St. James Bp. C. St. Hidulphus Bp. St. Pius I. P. and Martyr. St. Drostan A.

Ludi Apollinares.-Rom. Cal. Coelum-If it has not rained about the time of St. John the Baptist's day, nor since, yet it nevertheless generally becomes pretty certain by this time what sort of a St. Swithin's we shall have. If the weather be now clear and settled, and the temperature high with steady barometer, we may hope for a fine Summer.

HYGEIA.-Those who are subject to headaches and to nervous complaints in general, or who have weak and irritable constitutions, should at this, as well as at other times of the year, guard against exposure to those occasional East winds which blow for a short time at apparently uncertain intervals, but which really have certain periods. The first change of wind to East on these occasions often produces sick Headaches, and various other temporary complaints, to which different persons are subject. These effects are aggravated when the change to East takes place

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