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PRINTED FOR RICHARD PHILLIPS,

No. 6, Bridge-Street, Blackfriars,

By T. Gillet, Wild-Court.

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PATRIOTIC.

SKETCHES,

&c.

SKETCH XII.

ALTHOUGH the sun was hastening to his goal, pursued by gloomy masses of dark red clouds, that seemed "portentous of a storm," we were tempted a few evenings back to take a short ramble, which amply repaid us for the risk we voluntarily encountered.

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The threatened inclemency, however, passed away in a few heavy drops the air was soft and oppressive, and its tranquillity was only disturbed at distant intervals by sudden gusts of wind, which increased the dashing of the waves against the bar.

The mountains on the other side of the bay were veiled in deep blue mists, while the summits of those we approached were brightened by the slanting sun-beam, which shot its sacred light from the watery clouds on which it seemed to repose. As we proceeded through a deep-en

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