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XVI.--Buccaneers under Edward Da son that regards property, so well vis. At Amapalla Bay; Cocos Island ; discussed by Mr. Locke, stb chapter The Galapagos Islands; Coast of Peru. of his second Treatise on Government, Peruvian Wine. Knight quits the South
and every principle of religion, as Sea. Bezoar Stones. Marine Produc- laid down by Christ and his Apostles. tions on Mountains. Vermejo. Davis They hunted down this gentie feeble joins the French Buccaneers at Guaya- people with blood-bounds, by an ingequil. Long Sea Engagement. XVII. - Edward Davis; his Third
nious but dastardly cruelly, unknown visit to the Galapagos. One of those
to any nation before. But this reIslands, named Santa Maria de l'Aguada mains on record, to the glory of these by the Spaniards, a Careening Place of first discoverers, not of their religion ! the Buccaneers. Sailing thence South Though the accounts of such Chrisward they discover Land. Question, tian savages (or rather worse than whether Edward Davis's Discovery is the brutes) cannot be said to be agreeable, Land which was afterwards named Easter yet a review of this first settlement of Island: Davis and his Crew arrive in the Spaniards possesses much that is the West Indies.
very interesting; and must be more so XVIII. --- Adventures of Swan and
at present, when it is recollected that Townley on the Coast of New Spain, un the natives of Haytı, after having til their Separation.
passed into different hands, are at XIX. · The Cygnet and her Crew on the coast of Nueva Galicia, and at the length happily delivered from all their Tres Marias Islands.
taskmasters, and that the King of Hayti XX. The Cygnet. Her Passage
has actually now an anbassador to across the Pacific Ocean. At the La the Prince Regent of Great Britain. drones. At Mindanao.
The following passage will shew XXI.-The Cygnet departs from Min the proceedings of the Buccaneers in danao. At the Ponghou Isles. At the
succession to the Spaniards.
Domingo to the Island Porto Rico, to
250 tons, armed with cannon, which did Cygnet.
not appear to belong to the Spanish NaXXIII. -- French Buccaneers under
tion; and on sending a boat to make François Grogniet and Le Picard, to the inquiry, she was found to be English. Death of Grogniet.
The account given by the English ComXXIV. - Retreat of the French Buc
mander was, that two ships had sailed caneers across New Spain to the West from England in company, with the inIndies.. All the Buccaneers quit the tention to discover the country of the South Sea.
Great Cham; that they were soon seXXV.Steps taken towards reducing parated from each other by a tempest, the Buccaneers and Flibustiers under and that this ship was afterwards in a subordination to the regular Govern sea almost covered with ice; that thence
War of the Grand Alliance she had sailed Southward to Brasil, and, against France. Neutrality of the Island
after various adventures, had found the St. Christopher broken.
way to Porto Rico. This same English XXVI.-Siege and Plunder of the City ship, being provided with merchandise, of Carthagena on the Terra Firma, by went afterwards to Hispaniola, and an Armament from France in conjunc. anchored near the entrance of the port tion with the Flibustiers of St. Domingo. of San Domingo, where the Captain sent XXVII. Second Plunder of Cartha
on shore to demand leave to sell their gena. Peace of Ryswick, in 1697. En- goods. The demand was forwarded to tire Suppression of the Buecaneers and the Audiencia, or superior Court in San Flibustiers."
Domingo; but the Castellana, or GoAt the beginning of this volume
vernor of the Castle, Francisco de Tapia, the Captain makes a few just remarks
could not endure with patience to see a on the right of occupancy; and he ship of another nation in that part of might, with advantage, have enlarged determination of the Audiencia, ordered
the world, and, without waiting for the on it. For it is remarkable, how the the cannon of the fort to be tired against Castilians who formed their first set her; on which she took up ber anchor tlement in Hayti or Hispaniola re and returned to Porto Rico, where she versed every principle of natural rea- purchased provisions, paying for what
she got with wrought-iron, and after. Spanish discoverer, who observed, that wards departed for Europe *. When there was country enough to conquer for this visit of an English ship to the West a thousand years. The continental purIndies was known in Spain, it caused suits caused much diminution in the there great inquietude; and the Gover importance of the West India Islands to nor of the Castle of San Domingo, it is the Spaniards. The mines of the Islands said, was much blamed, because he had were not comparable in richness with not, instead of forcing the ship to depart those of the Continent, and, for want by firing his cannon, contrived to seize of labourers, many were left unworked. her, so that no one might have returned The Colonists in Hispaniola, however, to teach others of their nation the route had applied themselves to the cultivato the Spanish Indies. - The English tion of the sugar-cane, and to manufacwere not the only people of whom the ture sugar; also to hunting cattle, Spaniards had cause to be jealous, nor
which was found a profitable employthose from whom the most mischief was ment, the skins and the suet turning to be apprehended. The French, as al to good account. The Spaniards denoready noticed, had very early made ex minated their hunters Matadores, which peditions to Brasil, and they now began in the Spanish language signifies killers to look at the West Indies ; so that in or slaughterers. That the English, a short time the sight of other European French, and Hollanders, in their early ships than those of Spain became no voyages to the West Indies, went in exnovelty there. Hakluyt mentions pectation of meeting hostility from the Thomas Tyson, an Englishman, who Spaniards, and with a determination went to the West Indies in 1526, as fac therefore to commit hostility if they tor to some English merchants. When could with advantage, appears by an inthe Spaniards met any of these intru- genious phrase of the French adventurers, ders, if able to master them, they made who, if the first opportunity was in their prisoners of them, and many they treated favour, termed their profiting hy it 'se as pirates. The new-comers soon began dedomager par avance.'-Much of Histo retaliate. In 1529, the Governor and paniola had become desert.
There were Council at San Domingo drew up the long ranges of coast, with good ports, plan of a regulation for the security of that were unfrequented by any inhabit - their ships against the increasing dan
ant whatever, and the land in every gers from pirates in the West Indies. part abounded with cattle. These were In this, they recommended, that a cen such great conveniencies to the ships of tral port of commerce should be esta the interlopers, that the Western coast, blished in the West Indies, to which which was the most distant part from every ship from Spain should be obliged the Spanish capital, became a place of to go first, as to a general rendezvous, common resort to them when in want of and thence be dispatched, as might suit provisions. Another great attraction to circumstances, to her farther destina them was the encouragement they retion ; also, that all their ships home ceived from Spanish settlers along the ward bound, from whatsoever part of coast; who, from the contracted and the West Indies, should first rendezvous monopolizing spirit of their government at the same port; by which regulation
in the management of their Colonies, their ships, both outward and home
have at all times been eager to have ward bound, would form escorts to each
communication with foreigners,that they other, and have the benefit of mutual might obtain supplies of European goods support; and they proposed that soine on terms less exorbitant than those which port in Hispaniola should be appointed the Royal regulations of Spain imposed. for the purpose, as most conveniently The Government at San Domingo emsituated. This plan appears to have ployed armed ships to prevent clandesbeen approved by the Council of the In tine trade, and to clear the coasts of dies; but, from indolence, or some Hispaniola of interlopers, which ships other cause, no farther measures were
were called guarda costas ; and it is taken for its adoption. The 'attention
said their Commanders were instructed of the Spaniards was at this time almost not to take prisoners. On the other wholly engrossed by the conquest and hand, the intruders formed combinaplunder of the American Continent, tions, came in collected numbers, and which it might have been supposed made descents on different parts of the would have sufficed them, according to
coast, ravaging the Spanish towns and the opinion of Francisco Preciado, a
This part of our History (that of *“ Historia General de las Indias, por
the Buccaneers) closes with the folGong. Hernandez de Oviedo, lib. 19. lowing just observations : cap. 13. Also Hakluyt, vol. III, p, 499, “In the history of so much robbery edit, 1600,"
and outrage, the rapacity shewn in Voyage of Discovery proposed by John some instances by the European Go Welbe. Supposed Discovery of Íslands vernments in their West-India transac near Japan. tions, and by Governors of their ap XII. - Voyage of Captain John Clippointment, appears in a worse light perton, and Captain George Shelvocke. than that of the Buccaneers, from whom, XIV. - Voyage round the World by they being professed ruffians, nothing Jacob Roggewein, commonly called the better was expected. The superior at. Expedition of three Ships." tainments of Europeans, though they have done much towards their own civi
This part of the present Volume is lization, chiefly in humanising their in
at once more agreeable, and more iostitutiors, bave, in their dealings with teresting (at least, we apprehend, it the inbabitants of the rest of the globe, will be thought so by general readers,) with few exceptions, been made the in
than the preceding. The Navigalors struments of usurpation and extortion.- generally go some important After the suppression of the Buccaneers, trading commission, or voyage enand partly from their relicks, arose à tirely for discovery. The latter is race of pirates of a more desperate cast, peculiarly the case of Capt. William so rendered by the increased danger of Dampier's Voyage to New Holland their occupation, who for a number of and New Guinea : it was a voyage years preyed upon the commerce of all undertaken expressly for the acquisi. nations, till they were hunted down; tion of kuowledge; and he wrote an and, it may be said, exterminated. Of excellent account of his loyage to one crew of pirates who were brought New Holland, which has not been before a Court of Justice, fifty-two men superseded bý the more modern acwere condemned and executed at one time, in the year 1722."
counts by Governors Phillips, Hunter, The Second Part, being Voyages Dey gives, with much propriety, Dam
and others. Accordingly Capt. Burand Discoveries in the South Sea, af- pier's account in his own words, cur. ter the retreat of the Buccaneers, tailing ooly some parts, which do not contains the following particulars :
belong to the History of South Sea “Chapter 1.-Voyage of Captain John Navigations. A similar account (be. Strong to the Coast of Chili and Peru.
ing in the form of a Journal) is given II.-Notices of the Discoveries of two Islands, whose Situations have not been
of Capt. Dampier's Voyage to New
Guinea. ascertained. Voyage of M. de Gennes
This volume finishes Vol. IV. to the Strait of Magalbanes. Ot Gemelli Careri.
stated at the end of the volume. We III.--Of the Expeditions of the Spa
therefore ioferred in our last Review, niards in California, to their first Esta
that there was to be a Vol. V, and ex. blishment, in 1697.
pressed an expectation of meeting IV. - The Company of Scotland tra with some curious particulars relative ding to Africa and the Indies. History to the voyages of Captain Cook. But of the Colony formed by then at Darien. here we spoke only what we wished,
V. - Voyage of M. de Beauchesne and not what we were led to from Gouin.
any declared object of the work. VI.- Voyage to the South Atlantic This volume in the title-page proOcean, by Dr. Edmund Halley,
fesses only to come down to the year VII. — Voyage of Captain William
1723, including a History of the BucDampier, in the Roebuck, to New Hol
caneers of America. Asto what, thereland and New Guinea.
VIII.-Voyage of Capt. William Dam- fore, there may be still to follow, in pier to the South Sea, with the Ships the form of an Appendix, the reader's St. George and Cinque Ports Galley.
curiosity is only excited, though we IX. – 1703 to 1708. Voyages of the think, from the preceding volones, Dutch for the farther Discovery of New it will not be disappointed. We enHolland and New Guinea. Navigations tertain, too, no doubt that it will be of the French to the South Sea.
accompanied with a General lodex. X. - Voyage of the Ships Duke and Dutchess, of Bristol, under Captain 39. A Manual of Instruction and DevoWoodes Rogers, round the World.
tion, on the Sacrament of the Lord's XI. — Voyages of the French to the Supper: containing 1. Three SerSouth Sea in the years 1709 to 1721, mons on the subject. 2. The Comincluding the Voyage of M. Frezier. munion Service, with a few short
XII. -- The Asiento Contract. The Voies. 3. Heads of Self-eramination. English South Sea Company, Plan for a 4. Practical Instructions for Young
Persons. 5. Select Texts of Scripture tings, will easily trace that tenderness classed for Meditation. And, 6. Prayers of sentiment, and beauty of language, suitable to the Occasion. By the Rev. which characterize the productions of Jn. Hewlett, B.D. Morning Preacher his pen. out the Foundling-Hospital, &c. &c. &c. 12mo. Pp. 236. Rivingtons, &c.
“ Motives for celebrating the Lord's
Supper. WE notice with peculiar satisfac
6 When, therefore, we reflect on the tion this interesting production of a
numerous occasions that gave rise to Divine whose former labours entitle ceremonies, rites, and sacrifices in forhim to the highest rank amongst our
mer times, and consider the many seablest expounders of Holy Scripture,
cular occurrences, both private and puband our most impressive teachers of lic, that render them indispensable at the doctrines and duties of Christi present, shall we think it too much to
celebrate, by an appropriate act, the anity. The work before us consists
greatest event that could ever happen principally of three Sermons on the
- the death of Christ, which made an Sacrament of the Lord's Supper, atonement for sin, and procured the repreached in the Chapel of the Found- demption of mankind? -- Had the Saliog Hospital, where their influence viour of the world omitted to give us was satisfactorily evidenced by the any form, any precept, or any example immediate attendance of upwards of on the occasion, it would bave been 300 communicants. They are divid- perfectly consonant with the feelings of ed ioto several short Sections, for the the human beart, to have invented some convenience of persons who may not
means, however unworthy, of commehave opportunities of reading them morating the tremendous sufferings and without interruption, as well as for death, by which the great work was the pucpose of occasional reference accomplished; by which we hope our
sins will be pardoned, and our imperfect to any particular point. To each of
services accepted, 'through faith in his these Sections an appropriate title is blood, at the awful day of judgment: prefixed. The Sermons are distin but baving given us not only his inguished by sound scriptural views of structions, but his express command on the doctrine of the Holy Sacrament, the subject, to neglect it seems to be by fervent piely, and by an affection, the highest inconsistency, and an inate zeal to engage all Christians in stance of the strangest disobedience." the habitual observance of a duty of “ Interesting and affecting Occasion of the highest obligation, and of the
this Divine Institution. most important use. The Author's " Another motive for obeying the arguments are so forcible, his exhor. precept of our Saviour in the text, arises tations are
30 persuasive, and bis out of the very interesting and affecting whole consideration of the subject is circumstances under which it was given. 50 judicious, edifying, and full of Those who are endeared to us by friendcomfort, that we anticipate the most ship and affection can scarcely make beneficial results from the wide dif- any practicable request, with which we fusion of this little volume, which we
would not willingly comply; nor impose earnestly recomamend to universal at
any duty upon us, which we think' too
difficult to perform. Thus far the ardour tention. To these Sermons are sub
of human passions will carry us in the joined many valuable additions enu
ordinary occurrences of life; but if, in merated ia the title-page, the compo- addition to this, it should be our fate to sition and selection of which afford receive the injunctions of those we reevident proofs of great ability, and verence and love at the point of death, discrimination. The whole forms a we must be lost to all the feelings of complete “Manual of instruction and humanity, if we did not deem them devotion on the Sacrament of the sacred and inviolable. Now, making Lord's Supper;" and we entertain no
due allowance for the infinitely higher doubt that its intrinsic excellence will relation that subsises between our Sagradually secure to it that general viour and his disciples, this was prereception and use to which it is emni. cisely their case. They who had · fornently entitled. In confirmation of saken all and followed him * ;' they who the favourable opinion we have ex
feared neither poverty, sufferings, nor pressed of this little volume, we select
death, wbile they enjoyed the divine
intercourse which his presence afforded; a few passages from the Sermons, in and, after his crucifixion, endured them which those of our readers who are acquainted with Mr. Hewletl's wri.
** Matt. xix. 27."
ali to manifest their lively faith and fore, who have hitherto neglected your steadfast obedience; they who had but duty in this respect, to neglect it no just begun to feel and understand the longer. We are all drawing nearer to many blessings of his wisdom and his
that great tribunal, where we must love, were now told, that he was about give an account of the things done in to break bread with them for the last the body 1. When we anticipate that time, and that he would drink no more awful day, even at the greatest distance of the fruit of the vine, until he drank that human life will allow us to do, it new with them'in his Father's king- nothing can contribute to support us dom *,' Judge, then, what must have more, than the consciousness of having been their sentiments and feelings, when performed our duty as well as we could; the holy ceremony was prefaced with and, especially, of not having neglected the solemn command, 'This do in re such commands of our Lord as were membrance of me." They heard in silent practicable and easy, and left our dissubmission, and they obeyed with glade obedience without the sbadow of an ness, reverence, and humility. So ought
On the bed of sickness and of we, also, on every remembrance of this death, when the terrors of eternity are divine institution, if we have any liveli in view, when omissions and transgresness of faith, any true holiness, or any sions occur with bitter remembrance to love for our beavenly Master.”
the harassed and afflicted spirit, then it “ The only Sacrament that Christ insti is not uncommon, as we who are protuted in honour of himself.
fessionally called on well know, for men « We should remember, also, that
to hunger after that bread, of which though many were the precepts, ex
they had been so often invited to partake amples, and miracles of love, which he in vain, and to crave for the blessings of exhibited for the instruction, benefit,
that cup, wbich they had never tasted and happiness of all mankind-though
before. God grant that we may none of he taught the multitudes that thronged
us put off the day of peace and reconto hear him how to fill the various rela
ciliation till it is too late to do effectutions of life with comfort to themselves ally what has bitherto been left undone, and blessings to others - though he nor go on still neglecting his holy laws, shewed them how to bear the visitations till we have no power to obey them! of Providence with patient resignation,
but that we may with thankfulness and bow to promote peace and good-will on joy, as one means of promoting our salearth, by mortifying, or subduing every vation, be ready to celebrate the hoły sinful passion, and how to worship the Sacrament which our Lord has ordained! Almighty Father in spirit and in truth t; And may the remembrance of his death yet this is the only command that per
and passion produce in us that reverence sonally regarıls himself, so far as it was and love, that charity and humility, intended to institute a particular service that peace and resignation, which can in honour, or rather, as he meekly and
alone make us happy here, and lead us humbly states it, in remembrance of his to the regions of immortal bliss heresufferings and death. You, therefore, after! Amen.” who boast of sensibility, fidelity, and at As a subject of minor, but not ustachment on other occasions, will you important consideration, we remark dismiss them all on the present ? Shall with pleasure the distinct and elethose sympathies of our common nature, gant manner in which this work is to which we owe so much of our virtue and our happiness, be called on to give life and vigour to every thing else but the
39. Emma: A Novel. By the Author devotional pașsion? That would be a
of “ Pride and Prejudice.” 12mo. strange abuse and perversion of God's
Murray. best gifts. If, then, you are desirous of obeying the precepts of your heavenly
DULCE est desipere in loco ; and Saviour at all times, you will not surely
a good Novel is now and then an neglect his dying exhortation and com- agreeable relaxation from severer mand; and if you endeavour to follow studies. Of tbis description was those rules of conduct which relate to “ Pride and Prejudice ;" and froin others, you cannot, with any consistency, the entertaioment which those voor shew of reason, treat with contemptu- lumes afforded us, we were desirous ous indifference this divine ordinance, to peruse the present work;, por which particularly respects himself.” have our expectations been disap“ Concluding Exhortation to Obedience. pointed. If i Emma” has not tbe “Let me carnestly exhort you, there highly-drawn characters in superior *" Matt. xxvi. 29."
t“ John iv. 23."
I “ 2 Cor. v. 10."