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CA ONSPIRATOR'S JOURNAL. (From the London " Examiner.") The following specimen of the journal of Mr Patrick O'Donoghue, on his way to exile on board her Majesty's sloop of war Swift, has been published in the Nation. T'hursday, 12th. July-4th day : very rough. Great, rain, a stiff breeze all night. After breakfast Mr. Meagher read aloud the book of Judith. My sea-sickness better. I read Tom Cringle's Log. Ship going three knots an hour. Sailors engaged in twisting ropes, &c. On the verge of the Bay of Biscay, very heavy swell. After didner, M'Manus and I played a game of cards. Tea at six o'clock, after

which O'Brien read aloud a portion of   Plutareh's life of Pericles. Still sea-sick.- 18th: Sea-sickness better. Mr. Meagher read aloud a chapter from the "Book of   Wisdom." Went on deck, and read a portion of Tom Cringle, also M'Cullogh's account of Van Diemen's Land. Two o'clook-about 200 miles off Spanish coast. Three ships on our larboard, coming from Mediterranean. Dinner-beef-steak pie and biscuits. O'Brien and Meagher read aloud, alternately, remain ing portion of life of Pericles. Great annoyance from crackling of ropes, crying of the watch and ringing of the watch bells, officer's orders, and noises of all sorts.-14th: Cocoa for breakfast. Mr. Meagher read six chapters from "Book of Wisdom," A young nobleman, a midshipman, about thirteen years of age, named Lord Ockham, mounted the rigging for the first time this evening. He is a grandson of Lord Byron, his father, the Earl of Lovelace, being married, to Ada. A fine boy, with dark expressive eyes. Mr. O'Brien read aloud Plutarch's life of Cato the elder. To bed at nine.-Sunday, 16th. church service read by the captain, during which Meagher, M'Manus, and I remained below, and read our prayers privately. Went on deck at two o'clock. Saw an English barque which crossed our lee; signals answered by our captain; sea rough. Mr. Meagher read for me the memoirs of Chateaubriand as we leant over the bulwarks of the gangway. Beautiful composition, great moral grandeur, far from the infidel tone of the generality of French historians and philosophers. After dinner read the sermon on the mount; 150 miles off Lisbon,-16th: Went on deck, and read the Catholic Epistle of St. James. Afterwards read some of Moore's poems, Returned to cabin, and played cards with M'Manus. After dinner read Emmerson's Essay on History, also the voyage of the Nemesis to China, and one chapter of the bible. Meagher read aloud Dicken's Pickwick, and O'Brien concluded Plutarch's life of Cato the Elder.-17th: Sun very hot. Read   Captain Tandy's Travels in the Arctic Regions. Dined at three, on hashed mutton; read "Book of Wisdom" for Mr. O'Brien. Mr. Meagher read aloud an election sketch from Pickwick, true to life. O'Brien read Plutarch's Life of Alcibiades.-18th: Madeira in view. It is of an oblong form both extremities com posed of shelving rocks of a conical shape, sharply pointed. Some portions of it remind me of the Hill of Howth, Lambay, and Ire land's Eye, from Dublin on the Howth road. God be with that road, its graceful windings, clusters of trees, and beautiful villas! A de   licious perfume scents the gale which blows from the island. Hundreds of porpoises are disporting themselves round the ship, occa sionally jumping to a great height out of the water. Evening calm, not a ripple on the waters; the entire crew singing on deck, ac companied by a fiddle, the gay little doctor of the ship dancing a hornpipe.-19th: Mr. Meagher read Byron's Siege of Corinth aloud, also Byron's poem on' George ithe Fourth's visit to Dublin in 1821. Mr. O'Brien read Byron's monody on the death of Sheridan. 20th : Read Ecclesiasticus. Mr. Meagher on this day announced the " O" as a prefix to his name; henceforth he is to be known by the name of Thomas Francis O'Meagher. Went on deck. The entire crew assembled on deck with a fiddler playing Irish jigs and Scotch reels. Mr. O'Brien read Moore's evenings in Greece.-21st: read Tom Cringle, smoked a cigar.-Sunday, 2nd : Read Book of Macca bees for O'Meaglher and M'Manus. The captain read the church service on deck, surrounded by the crew. The fly fishes are frisking about. This day twelve months I took the chair as vice-president of the Grattan Club.-23rd : Entered the tropic of Cancer last evening. After dinner, O'Meagher read aloud Lalla Rookh.--24th--16th day: After breakfast, O'Meagher read several chapters of the bible. Went on deck. Day hot and gloomy. Sun nearly vertical. Ship sailing eight knots an hour. Read Byron's Vision of Judgment, and several other poems. After this Mr. O'Meagher read Lalla Rookh. Went to bed at eight, and slept well.-25th : Off Cape Verd Islands, on the African coast. Day gloomy. Read Byron's Age of Bronze. It was this night twelvemonth O'Brien, Dillon, and I entered Ballingarry, at the head of about five hundred men, whom O'Brien addressed from the chapel wall. On yesterday evening twelvemonth we entered Mullinahone for the first time, and unfurled the green banner. After some hours about two hundred men were assembled. The influence of Father Corcoran and his curate, Father Cahill, dis persed them. O'Meagher read the Fire worshippers.-26th: Saw Islands of Brava and Fogo, two of the Cape Verd Islands. Fogo containing a volcano, which emits great quantities of lava, and is 9,000 feet above the level of the sea.-27th--19th day : Read four chapters of Ecclesiasticus aloud. Read Byron's works remainder of the day. O'Meagher read Lalla lRookh at night, went to bed at nine. The ship becalmed, but torrents of rain all night, which, pouring into my berth, kept me in warm bath till morning.-28th-20th day: The ship becalmed, rain still pouring. A deep dark atmosphere insufferably hot. Great headache and loss of appetite. Went on deck

a short time, took a pill and went to bed. Sunday, 29th: I have thrown away my dirty old wig, my hair, like that of the strong Nazarite, Sampson, having grown, though I am now in the hands of the Philistines.-30th : Saw four immense porpoises gamboling. Read Shelley's Queen Mab.-81st.: Off Sierra -Leone, quite black. I saw a star-like meteor flash for an instant, and disappear. (Like Mr. Patrick O'Donoghue.)