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Far more painful is the sensation produced by the in- | the subject of my present reflections. The world is a scene starting-place, and to measure his course again, musth spection of a number of figures of about five or six inches of such proverbial misery, and the instances of continued possessed what even they may at the present mom in height, contained in four glass cases, and representing happiness, which are to be met with in it, are so rare, desire; and, resting upon this assumption with a persons afflicted by the plague at every period of its pro- that an avowal of this kind seems, upon first impressions, limited confidence as if it were incontestibly proved be gress. In the first, are represented persons suffering un. to bear the stamp of its own falsehood. So prone are man- fullest knowledge of his life, would urge the chase der the first attack of the disease ; in the second, they ap- kind to judge of others by themselves; so disposed are a speed redoubled by the idea, that the prize for vil pear in the ensuing state of langour and dejection; they they to reject, as fabulous, assertions which seem in oppo- they contend had, in this instance, conferred full had are extended upon the ground or upon straw mats; their sition to their own experience, that had this sentiment ness. Nor would they change their mode of reason complexion is of an olive colour, and a corrupted blood been the only record that remained of Franklin, his opi- if success in the pursuit should show them its falla issues from their wounds. In the third, their bodies are nions, or his actions, it would have been regarded, if not as and though, when satiated with the enjoyment of di represented as they appear after death; they are of a deep an intentional falsehood, at least as an opinion avowed in wishes, they started again, untired, and full of hope green and covered with livid spots. In the fourth case, is a moment of pleasure, and transient as the sunshine which some fresh chase, they would conclude themselves i faithfully depicted the putrefaction of the corpses, after warmed it into birth. It would, with much confidence, taken: yet they would perpetuate the error by making they are thrown into the vault, and have become the food have been asserted, that the person who had left these second object of pursuit, in its turn, the summum bom of worms and serpents. Such is the truth of these hideous words, as his only memorial, must have been young at But some would adopt a different opinion, who, wea compositions, that I have seen people involuntarily hold at the time he wrote them; that they were the production with continued endeavours, had, late in life, beet, their noses while looking at them.

of that age which entertains those flattering dreams of successive disappointments, driven from all hope of i The gallery of the Medici contains also specimens of the life, which are supposed to be invariably mocked by its cess; and id despair, ceased every effort to obtain ha vases, arms, and other utensils peculiar to every age and sad realities.

ness, and were ready to join Amavia, whenevery people. The rooms, devoted to the study of anatomy, I made these reflections on this passage in the auto-bio “But if that careless Heaven (quoth she) despise contain representations, in coloured wax, of every disease graphy of Franklin, which I sat down to peruse, on one The doom of just revenge, and take delight incident to the human race. There are also models of the of the few rainy days which the fine weather of this July To see sad pageants of men's miseries,

As bound by them to live in life's despight; human figure, in every stage of life, from early infancy has afforded. It was growing dusk, and when I came to

Yet can they not warn death from wretched wight, to decrepit age, in which the finest nerves, arteries, and this sentence, the evening bad darkened so far, that I

Come then, come soon, come sweetest death to me, fibres are executed with admirable science and exactness. could not continue the perusal of this very interesting work! And take away this long lent loathed light: These rooms are filled, at certain hours, by young students without a light. I was so comfortably seated, that I felt Sharp be thy wounds, but sweet the medicines be who multiply the copies of these valuable imitations, exe- unwilling to move; and, instead of rising to call for can.

That long captived souls from weary thraldom free." cuted under the direction of Professor Fontana, by dles, I leaned back in iny elbow chair to enjoy all the They would conclude that Franklin must have 8 Clement Safini and others. luxury of thought. .

highly favoured by fortune, and have met with but I stopped in the rotunda, in which the Venus de Medici I tried how far I could apply this assertion to my own of the misfortunes incident to human life. was placed, before she was taken to Paris to rejoin the life; and looked back into a series of events which awakened | Very different would be the inference of the man other deities of Olympus removed from Rome and Italy. I emotions of very diverse characters. Some were of that reason, who was accustomed to act from principle, Prefulgebat co ipso quod non videbatur.

bright and sunny cast which form spots of verdure on the not from impulse. Knowing from experience, that i The library of the Medici, at Saint Laurent, and those waste of life, where memory loves to linger ; but they not the enjoyment of ideal pleasures, nor any exempt of Marucelliana and Malabachiana contain many rare were few and far between, and they seemed barely visible from human misfortunes, which confer happiness; manuscripts. The latter is particularly remarkable for amidst the sombre hues of the remaining darkness. that it must be successfully sought, by a firm and 1 its collection of books printed in the fifteenth century. Turning from the gloom of reminiscence, I varied the wearied course of conduct, by reducing the scale of

I must not forget to mention the school of engravings, scene by generalizing the experiment, hoping that I expectations, and acting so as to find pleasure in rece kept by the celebrated Morghen, por the famous manufac- might draw consolation from comparing my lot with that lection, rather than in anticipation; he would, natural ture of works in alabaster of the brothers Pisani, whose of mankind in general, and perceiving that I stood not and justly, be led to conclude, that the man who bi statues, vases, and ornaments are much esteemed, both by single and alone in the cheerless retrospect. I reflected, lived a life which he was willing to repeal, must by the inhabitants and by foreigners, and are exported to that (pursuing my former supposition of this being the made use of every fault, as a beacon, whereby to gu every part of Europe. Leghorn, Pisa, and Volterra con only remaining passage of Franklin's writings) had it from his steps from a similar error; must, as he lived. I tain also many fabrics of alabaster ; that of Volterra, at any incontrovertible proofs been received without the least grown wiser, therefore happier; and must have enjo five or six leagues' distance from Pisa, is much esteemed, doubt, either that he had really felt and expressed such a all the pleasing recollection of having, during his past and its works are sold at a lower price than those of the sentiment, or that it was in his individual experience whenever circumstances allowed him, been useful to other manufactures.

founded on truth, and not the evanescent dream of mo- fellow-creatures. To the man who reasoned thus, Fn The school of painting, and of works in mosaic and mentary deception, the declaration would have appeared lin's life would be of inestimable value; there would precious stones, directed by the celebrated Pierre Ben- of immense importance. Present happiness is the object see the elenchus of all his views on this subject, and I venuti, a native of Pisa, is much celebrated. His pictures of almost universal pursuit : few are there, who, for any before his eyes a forcible example, that, not upon are excellent. I remarked one in particular at Pisa, length of time, imagine that they have attained it; and series of events which man can never control, but o placed at the bottom of the nave of the dome, on the ieft great would have been the anxiety to discover how that rational principles of action, firmly adopted, depende side of the choir, representing a young and beautiful man had passed his existence, who, when he had so nearly happiness of life. princess, performing the ceremony of taking the veil, and arrived at the haven, could wish again to cross the stormy But those who advocated the groundless opinions surrounded by her father, mother, and brothers, which is sea of life. Various would have been the hypotheses we noticed above, would, although they read his life, executed with admirable expression and truth to nature. which men would have formed : each would have been to perceive the necessary connection between reason Liverpool.

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inclined to figure him to his imagination as successfully happiness; and driven from every other hold, would

engaged in that pursuit which he deemed most essentially maintain, that Franklin was of a particularly Literature, Criticism, &c. to happiness; and their ideas, of the manner in which he temperament, that he felt not the ills of life; for thera,

spent his life, would have resembled the picture which the souls, they are “ framed of tender stuff." “ His pas NO. iv.

ancients drew of their fabled Elysium, which is so beau- and feelings," they would say, “must have been ON THE RETROSPECT OF LIFE.

tifully described in the following we!l-known lines: sluggish-he must have been very cold. We are “Quæ gratia currim,

warmer temperature ; our feelings and passions hurt “* As constant good fortune has accompanied me even to an Armorumque fuit vivis; quæ cura nitentes

away with irresistible impulse." I do not know, ! advanced period of life, my posterity will perhaps be desirous Pascere equos, eadem sequitur tellure repostos." ther I would, if I could, be one of those cool menos of learning the means which I employed, and which, thanks And, though there is no fact more indisputable than that seem to attach ideas of energy, of mental superiority to Providence, so well succeeded with me. This good fortune.

nine-tenths of the value of the things, which we so ar- those who are the slaves of every present impression. when I reflect on it, which is frequently the case, has induced me sometimes to say that if it were left to my choice, I should dently desire in this world, consists in their being objects these are errors as deep as they are daugerous. In 28 have no objection to go over the same life from its beginning of pursuit that possession takes away the greatest value ing and maintaining an habitual commmand over to its end; requesting only the advantage authors have, in a from whatever we covet, the place of which is succeeded selves ; in restraining, but not extinguishing, our feelit second edition, of correcting the faults of the first. Notwith

by a fresh phantom, to be alike followed and disregarded— lies the whole secret of happiness. Allowing for en standing, if this condition was denied, I should still aceept the offer of recommencing the same life." -Memoirs of Dr. Frank- yet these are deductions which men seldom make : on difference of natural constitution, there are, to every lin, uritten by hinself.

this point continual experience fails of producing any | allotted, in an abundant degree, the means of effecting! conviction.

No man has, I believe, passions or feelings so strong, How few are there, who, looking back upon a life of Numbers, therefore, would think, that the man, who, they may not, by the determined and timely use of PN nilar length, could, with sincerity, echo the wish which is at the close of a long life, was willing to return to the means, be so far brought into gubjection, as is desiral


for is the business of reason to moderate, not to extin- first night or two, and thus lie ruminating on the noctur. Odd Coincidence.- The Cambridge paper of Friday

the passions." On all, then, who read, and particu nal pleasures she has thus cut herself off from, but persist 'se'ynight contains the following curious coincidence: on the young, whose dispositions are as yet ductile,

steadily for a few nights, when she shall find that habit “ The Chief Justice for the Isle of Ely, before entering

will produce as happy a sleep as that which followed a late the court to open the assizes, at Wisbeach, attended divine che task comparatively easy, would I wish earnestly to ball.

service, when an appropriate and impressive discourse was pes that they, and they alone, can make or mar their 2d. Let her rise about six o'clock in summer, and about preached by the Rev. Mr. Pratt, of Whittlesea, froin these

bappiness. To those who indulge a rational desire eight in winter, immediately brush her mouth well with a words :-"One day in thy couris, is better than a thouthat which their own efforts, rightly directed, will certooth-brush, and cold water, and then take a table-spoor - sand.”—Psalm lxxxiv. 10. Ly Kure, I would recommend Franklin's Journal

ful of the following mixture:-Of decoction of bark, six

ounces; of tincture of bark, one ounce; of diluted sul- / Irish and Dutch Bulls.-The bull related of the Irish is own Life as a most useful work. Thence they may pburic acid, one drachm; mix; after which breakfast hangman, who, upon asking a criminal about to be exeSED reason, and “ on reason build resolve." Let within an hour.

cuted, for the customary bequest, and receiving it, exthem with Rasselas, discover that what cannot be repaired 3d. Her breakfast should be something more solid than claimed, *. Long life to your honour," at the same muis oot to be regretted ; that our past errors may, if rightly I a cup of trashy tea, and a thin slice of bread and butter. ment he drew the bolt, which launched the ur.fortunate

She should take an egg or two, or a little cold meat, or a man into eternity, has found its fellow in a recent instance managed, be of more use to us than our good actions. cup of chocolate.

Antwerp. A criminal there, when condemned to be | Let them not despair at the former, or be puffed up with 4th. She should not sit reading romances all day by the broken on the wheel, is permitted to have any thing he the latter; bat endeavour to correct what is wrong, and fire, or indulge herself with thinking upon the perfidy of may require for his sustenance, previous to his execu:ion. To prove what is right. Nor are those studies which false swains, or the despair of a pining damsel, but bustle A person deservedly condemned to this punishment, for a trengthen the mind and confirm its powers to be neglected;

about, walk, or ride, or make puddings; and, when she murder he had committed, demanded a glass of beer. He

feels hungry, eat a mutton chop or a custard, with a glass obtained it, and was observed blowing off the froth which for to those who would live happily they are of infinite of wine.

surmounted its top. Upon being asked his reason for doimportance. Such must seek their recreation in mental, 5th. Let her dine upon mutton or beef, without fat;

ing so, he exclaimed, “Because it is very unwholesome." and not in sensual pleasures; the former exalt, the latter but she need not turn away occasionally from a fowl, or The criminal was executed in a very few minutes afterdebase and enervate our nature. On the exaltation of our any thing equally as good, only to observe to drink but | wards. nature, on our hopes and fears being lifted beyond this

little during dinner.

6th. She must not take three or four cups of tea, but one Musical Drake.-A Dunkirk journal, anxious to prove transient Forld, depends, after all, much of what men or two, and pre

or two, and pretty strong, at about two hours after dinner. that France possesses animals of rare merit, gives us the all happiness.

7th. Let her eat a custard for supper, or a few oysters, following example :-“ Mr. Jolly, a cloth-merchant of Here the candles appeared, and their light broke the or a basin of sago and wine, or any light thing of the kind, Abbe

| Abbeville, is in possession of a beautiful drake, which in of my thoughts, so I resolved, that my next retro. and then, in a little time after, let her go to bed.

he has, by perseverance for two years with a bird organ, pect should boast a brighter character, being convinced

1 8th. Let her read, if she will read, not die-away love taught to sing several different airs. He intends trying

tales, but humorous works, so as to keep the mind unin. the same experiment on a turkey!" Should this friend hat it depended upon myself; and under this impression cumbered with heavy thoughts.

of the feathered race succeed, we shall, in a few years, returned to the perusal of the work with redoubled

gth. Let her take a cup of senna tea, or fifteen grains of find ducks, geese, and turkeys, singing in cages, instead nterest

Z. rhubarb, or one or two of the family pills mentioned in an of smoking on our tables.

early number of the Medical Adviser, in such a way as to fashions for September.

keep the body regular: this last is indispensible to obtain Voltaire, the Inventor of Printing:-Mouctar Pacha, a clear and wholesome colour.

son of that Ali Pacha who, after putting to death so many

human beings, was himself doomed to meet a violent MORSING DRESS.--Shaded yellow jaconet muslin

end, looked upon Voltaire as the author of this pernicious res; the stripes in waves, with small sprigs of gold


discovery. "If he ever falls into my hands," says MoucColor; the corsage en blouse, and the long sleeves en

tar, “he shall swing for it without mercy. I will not bouffsata, having seven divisions formed by corded bands,

| Ancient Lawsuii.-The Egyptians (say the Ra

Ancient Lawsuit.-The Egyptians (say the Rabbius) suffer in my domioions (added his Excellency) a man more quidistant Plain enff. the size of the hand, with a neat sued the Jews for the gold and silver vessels carried off by learned than myself." His Excellency could not read. worked muslin ruffle: corded band round the waist, with their ancestors at their departure from Egypt, and insisted | News of Literature. plain gold buckle in front. The skirt is neatly trimmed on their making restitution. The Jews did not plead preith five double tucks, cut bias, and corded at the top and scription ; they readily admitted the claim, and offered

A Philadelphia paper relates the following laughable vottom: worked muslin square collar, fastened in front restitution ; but at the same time, preferred a counter occurrence:-"A prisoner in the bar at the Mayor's Court with a stnall gold buckle. Round cap of white crépe claim in their turn. For 210 years, they said, we were in

in that city, being called on to plead to an indictment for isse, drawn wito amber colour ribband, and a large square Egypt, to the number of 600,000 men ; we, therefore, de

| larceny, was told by the clerk to hold up his right hand. lace veil. Wrought gold drop ear-rings. Yellow kid mand day wages for that period, at the rate of a denarius

The man immediately held up his left hand. Hold up gloves and shoes. for each man, and our account stands thus:-365 multi.

your right hand,' said the clerk. • Please your honour,' EVENING DRESS.-Dress of white crépe lisse, orna. plied by 210, is equal to 76,650, which, multiplied by

said the culprit, still keeping his left hand up, please pented with small sprigs of rose colour floss silk; the cor

600,000, will give 45,900,000,000 denarii. The Egyptians, your honour I am left handed.' age rather high, falls on each side of the bust, and is con

The magpies and jackdaws of Milan were carefully sed by a narrow pink satin band at the top, supporting

taught to salute the Emperor of Austria, on his last visit,

Dryden, in his poem of Absalom and Achitophel says: row of semicircles, which unite and point downwards;

with the cry of “Va via Checco !" or, “Get away, ector tucker of fine blond.

“But 'twas hard fate which to the gallows led The sleeve is very short and

Frank !"-a circumstance which was omitted in the of

The dog that never heard the statute read;" AI, and is decorated with four fancy bows, formed of which is not a little applicable to the slaughter that is at

ficial account of his Imperial Majesty's reception. ut corded Persian lilac leaves, united by a knot; the Te is finished with a satin band, composed of three present going on among the canine race.

To make Names grow in Fruit.-When peaches and nallrdaleaus, and a vandyke blond lace beneath. The “ Life,” said one who had seen much of it, “ is like a nectarines are about half pipe, cover the side exposed to at has a deep bouillonnee of white tulle, cut bias, and

game at backgammon; the most skilful make the best of it. the sun with strips or specks of wax, in any desired shape aded with a band of three small rouleaus of pink satin ; The dice do not depend upon us in the one case. nor do lor form, which hinders the sun from colouring the parts Fame is introduced to confine the bouillonnee midway,

events depend upon us in the other : but it is the manner covered ; and, when the fruit is ripe, and the wax removed, di broad rouleau is added beneath the small ones at the toms, and two rows of pink satin bows, to correspond

of applying them that occasions the difference of success." | it will be found marked in the manner described. th the sieeves, are placed at regular distances in the The present King of Persia made many inquiries of Sir Swaliows. A curious instance of the choice of situation tillonnee. Large French bonnet of pink crépe lisse, Harford Jones respecting America, saying, “ What sort by swallows is powto be seen at Burton Hall, near Lincoln. atin front: the brim formed of double folds, and edged of a place is it? How do you get at it? Is it under The little creatur es having gained entrance to a closet A pink satin and a narrow rouleau ; the crown circular, ground, or how ?'

| through a broken pane, have fixed their nest on a huntsthe trimming cut into eight oblong divisions, each mond with satin, and edged with folded crépe lisse; four

man's old cap which hangs on a peg, and have erected their A Canon of Exeter Cathedral died a few weeks since.

Co I plaster dwelling on this moveable basis, which has been arge white ostrich feathers are placed in the front. The A gentleman crossing the Cathedral yard, in that city, ac-?

frequently brought down to exhibit to the visitors. There A dressed in light curls, and two full-blown white China

cidentally met a friend, to whom he said, “ So Canon

H son each side of the head. Emerald neck-lace, ear

areuow four eggs in the nest, on which the parents are

i s dead."-" Indeed!” replied the other, “I was gs, and bracelets. Long white kid gloves, white satin

not aware that Canons went off in that way." Yes, they es, lace ficho, or silk elegantine. do," rejoined the first, " for I have just heard the report."

The recent discoveries of Professor Gruithausen, the " How old are you, Pat?" said a clerk of indictment to

moonich astronomer, have been but imperfectly detailed The Housewife.

a convict, at a late assizes in the south of Ireland. “Faith, in the daily papers. The Learned Professor finds that the " Housekeeping and husbandry, if I be good,

Sir, I believe I'm pretty well as owld as ever I'll be." said moonites are by no means ignorant of horticulture. The Ma love one another as cousins in blood :

Pat: and, in good truth, he was hanged on the Monday crops of vegetables are good; but, he says, they do not The site, too, must husband as well as the man, following

exhibit many varieties of each kind: thus, among peas, Or fareed thy husbandry, do what thou can."

they have no Prussian blues: nor have they any WindLord Norbury is expected shortly to retire from the sorbeans. The inhabitants do not, it seems, make BEAUTY.

judicial bench. It will be seen by our Irish Assize Intel- the most of their gardens, for the Professor ascertained The following respecting the preservation of the beauty ligence that his Lordship has lately held some curious dia. that the onions are running to seed, and that the French young ladies is from the Medical Adviser.

logues in Court, and that he still retains his punning pro.beans have got too large even for pickling. The reports On restoring Colour to the Face.

pensity. In this latter respect, however, a fellow-punster of the Horticultural Society, and Phillips's History of Cul1st. Let her go to bed at ten o'clock-nine if she pleases. observes that his Lordship (whose name is TOLER) is no tivated Vegetables, have not, it appears, yet reached the ne must not grumble because she may not sleep for the longer Toler-able.--Irish paper.

| moon.--Literary Chronicle.

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The loss of fortune's much,

The loss of knowledge more;
The loss of time is such,

No mortal can restore.



Written, and respectfully offered to the Members of THE BRISTOL

TYPOGRAPHIC UNION SOCIETY," by their friend and admirer

C. CUMMINS. The following lines have been often published, an
To set up a song for your pleasure I'll try,

said to have been written by the late Lord Erskine a And my thoughts I'll distribute though running to pie,

house of a friend, where he was on a visit. You shall have the best copy my scrip can afford,

What a plague's a summer breakfast, Time, why on rapid pinion only fly, And knowing my case must not stick for a word.

Eat whate'er you will! When Pleasure, laughing helmsman, steers the bark,

Chorus.-Tol de rol.

Cold butter'd bread's à nasty thing,
And heavenly azure tints the cloudless sky,
Of printing and printers we've long had fair proof,

Hot toast is nastier still!
Whose correction makes ignorant pride stand aloof;
And dances on the wave Joy's buoyant ark,

Then, how to pass the time away
On the rack we will batter each slavish opinion,
Mocking the destinies, a hideous train;

Till dinner, there's the doubt; And chase the base columns of Folly's dull minion.

You're hot if you stay in the house,
And but alone when roars the tempest loud,
At war and its myrmidons cannon still point,

You're hot if you go out.
And Misery lights her torch to fire the brain,
May piece-work still furnish its point and good joint;

And after dinner what to do,
And angry winds do lash the billows proud;
May the wielders of pikes find in pica a trimmer,

Not knowing where to move:
Then, then alone, to creep with sluggard pace,
And long shots be exploded by fire of long primer.

The gentlemen are hot below, And weeping liours, to ages, reckless swell; of press and press-warrants, our nation's disgrace,

The ladies hot above. Our press has long striven the shame to erase: · And, all forgetting thy allotted race,

And now the kettle comes, full trotMay the freedom from press be our tar's fond delight, Linger, like measured toll of passing bell?

That's not the way to cool one; And the freedom to press be the printer's proud right.

Tea makes an empty stomach hot,
Strange, so to scorn the bower where roses blow,
To press! what parenthesis gape in the word

But botter still a full one.
And love “the blasted heath," and couch of woe!
How inclusive the phrase, with what comfort 'tis stord;

Well, then an evening walk's the thing-
| To press, hot or cold, in fair sheets, wet or dry,

Not if you're hot before;
May our fortune be ever, nor sheets ever fly.

For he who sweats when he stands stili,
May our chapel, of wisdom and sense the bright fame,

Will, when he walks, sweat more.
Devoted to English and freedom remain;

So now the supper's come, and come
While monks and gray friars, ever fruitful in evil,
(From the Greek Anthology.)

To make bad worse, I wot;
Shall there meet their match in our old friend the devil.

For supper, while it beats the cool,
At the bank may we lay up a heap, and may that

will never cool the hot. 'Hy veos, anns nsyns võu gmgw, wócios ejet, Exhibit good matter and plenty of fat;

And bed, which cheers the cold man's heart, And where's the companion can e'er prove a churi, "Ώ μονος εκ παντων οικτρος εν αμφοτεροις,

Helps not the hot a pin; Whose hands daily glisten with diamond and pearl? • "0; TOT! HEY xenofas durapeny, omot' öda su uxor

For he who sweats when out of bed, Our art in its progress a TYPE has display'd

Sweats ten times more when in Nõv & OTOTE xenofel pen durcepeats, Tot' exw.

Of itself, while it folly and vice has dismay'd,
For in blocks though began, it has ended in letters,

And blocks have for once given place to their betters.

The marshall's gay staff to a STICK must give way,
In my youth, when of course I had need of one most,
And our tympan's the only drum Wisdom will play ;

Of no fortune, alas! was I able to boast,
Dismay'd at our balls shall the bigot retreat,

THE ROYAL PORTRAITS, which have been visit Though I'd numerous wants to employ it; And inquity's self shall still blacker be beat.

by upwards of eighty thousand persons of distinct

and taste since they have been on public view, can rem My case is a hard one, it must be confessed, Then may quoins ne'er be wanting, good copy ne'er fail,

here out a few days more, as they return to London May capituls ever your destiny hail;

engraved for a new Atiquarian Work, to be publisher · For now, an old man, with a fortune I'm blessed, With errors corrected your lives still be past,

parts, under the immediate patronage of the King... When I can't any longer enjoy it. And revis'd and amended be work'd off at last.

Stoakes's Rooms, Church-street, Liverpool, where his A WESTMINSTER SCHOLAR.

cal Catalogues may be had. Admittance, One Shilling. XIII. There, Sir! what think you of a Bristol bard?

To the Industrious Classes, and to Families in Gate At least you'll own there's point in what he says,

Now publishing, in Weekly Numbers, Price Three-pence LINES,

Monthly Parts, Price One Shilling, a New Work, entit The devil's in it if you wo'nt reward


1 A brief abstract of our plan will, however, best sber Besides, as little Morgan says, 'tis hard

nature of the undertaking: and we shall at all tube That merit should not have its meed of praise.

ready to adopt any suggestions which may contribute til "Twas twilight's hour, I'd felt its sad control,

We therefore join in hoping without humming,

improvement. When o'er my ear the sweetest music stole;

1. The Art of Housekeeping.-This branch of our Work

That Mr. Cummins will be soon forth coming. It was a strain familiar, yet so dear,

Include directions for purchasing all kinds of PTOVISION XIV,

the current prices of Meat. Poultry, Fish, and Vege I stay'd my trembling breath to bring it near:

But why expatiate on a theme so low

with a list of those in season, and the various meteo It was an air so ravishingly sweet,

When you might soar to one of any height?

cooking them :-directions for Carving:-Recipes for It made my heart bound heavy from its seat;

I thought you'd say so, but you ought to know,

ling, Preserving, &c. The complete art of Distilling, Fong mem'ry's joys, that long had ling'ring slept,

ing, and making various sorts of bread, &c. Poor Harris thought so too before his flight;

2. Monthly Directions for Gardening. Reviv'd within my breast; I sigh'd, I wept :

A lass, and he, but rose to fall, I trow,

3. The Family Economist; or Plans for the Expendito Its subject was so dear and lov'd a scene,

Like Lucy, far into th' abyss of night;

Income, shewing the advantages of purchasing with That home, sweet home, appear'd what it had been;


The strangest thing attending this sad leap, When friends the dearest sweetly linger'd there,

IV. Directions for Parents in the selection of Trades and Was, that he owed his death to an escape.

sions for their children; pointing out those which are Whose kindness 'twas my happy lot to share:


likely to be permanent and profitable, and are the leap And they are gone, and time can ne'er erase

I had some thoughts, to you it should be known,

jurious to health, with the probable amount of premium My hopeless grief, nor aught such loss replace.

pected, &c. This department of our work will wc

To write a ditty on this pair o ducks-[paradox.) Oh! fond remembrance, wherefore dost thou dwell

brief account of the privileges of citizens of London,

I would begin, of course in strains high flown, on what I lost, what still I love so well?

list of the Companies, distinguishing the advantageous “Rise, honest muse, and sing the fall of stocks;"

the inferior ones. Ah! sure that strain it was the lovely voice

It surely would on the Exchange go down;

V. Annals of Gulling.-A series of articles under his head Of other days, and made my heart rejoice:

expose the many frauds by which the Publie are import

I care not who the speculation mocks, For worlds I would not then one word have spoken;

such as Cheap Ticketing Shops, Mock Auctions, Pawn Tho''tis an airy one, must be allow'd,

kers, Tally Shops, Dealers in Second-hand Articles, Sham Fur worlds I could not such a spell have broken:

Rather than under I'd be in a cloud.

gains, Hawkers, adulterated Tea, Coffee, Wine, &c. It was so sad and yet so sweet a grief,


VI. The Laws of Landlords and Tenants-in a clear and it would have hated and defied relief;

form, including advice respecting taking Houses,

I thought to you to write some verses twenty; The sombre quiet of the stilly hour,

ings, &c. And so I should, but time will not permit.

VII. Domestic Medicine.-The recipes we shall preseu When music hath a more than magic pow'r;

Verily, therefore, xvi. must content ye,

our readers are furnished from the practice of an emin The sweet solemnity that reign'd around

Seeing I've just now neither time nor wit.

physican. This department will also include an exam Seem'd echoing back each vibration of sound;

When next I write, I hope to send ye plenty,

tion of popular, or as it is usually termed, "Old Wom And evening's shadows could not then dispense

Remedies, which we shall decide upon with impartia I mean of verses, if in rhyming fit.

tice. Those lingering strains that bore my spirit hence, Mean while, I am,

A Copious Index, of the Contents of the Number an To those abodes of bliss, those realms of peace,

(In hopes of an epistle,)

published, will be found in Kright and Lacey's new Cold That "home" alone where earthly sorrows cease.

which may be had of all Booksellers.
Your's, very faithfully,

Sold in Liverpool by Thomas Smith, Paradiso-street,
SAM. TAYLOR-Bristol,

all Booksellers.


| even excepting the exquisite richness of Dowton's Fal. scientific gentleman of this town, whose opinion we ie. PERSON who writes a clear, free, and handsome

e staff, can reconcile us to this play, “as performed up- quested respecting the recently discovered horns:ROXNING-HAND, such as is prized by Merchants, for

DEAR SIR,—The horns found at Wallaysey Pool undoubttheir Cirealars and Prices Current, and who would accept of wards of forty nights last season, at the theatre-royal, 8n occasional, or partial EMPLOYMENT in this way; if such Drury-lane, interspersed with Songs, DUETS, cho. edly belong to a stag, very similar to the stag of the present & Person will be pleased to send in a Specimen, or specimens RUSSE3, &c." or we should, perhaps, rather say, “as per day (Cervus elaphus.) From their solidity, thickness, roughet ruch, his writing (free of postage) to Thos. S TY, Engra

formed at the theatre.royal," Liverpool. It may have ness, and the size of their antlers, they seem to have belonged Ter, dc. 13, Paradise-street, accompanied by some Address to De writer, the Specimen will be thankfully received, and

been differently performed in London. We should not, to a full grown animal, that fed plentifully. Though ex. duly attended to

however, omit mentioning, that, even in Liverpool, the tremely dense, and of considerable thickness, they cannot be

moon which shone so resplendently on the Adonis Fal. considered as large. MHE REAL SWISS GIANTESS, during her stay staff's antlers was much applauded.

I have seen longer horns on the stag of

these islands; and the magnificent horns in the Museum of in the metropolis was visited by upwards of 30,000. It seldom occurs that we remain to witness a farce ;

the Royal Inititution (I think between three and four feet persons, among whom were several members of the Royal

high) are those of the American stag. family, and many of the most distinguished Nobility. She but our old favourite Browne's Lord Duke was irre15 now exhibiting at STOAKES's Room, CHURCH-STREET.- sistible. The managers have this season evinced more

The horns found at Wallasey have been regularly shed, and Thaha have not yet seen this extraordinary and inter attention to decoration, and to the properties of the

ties of the their points have been polished by use. They are not in a esting Fernale, are respectfully requested to visit her as soon

fossil state, but retain their animal matter. Your's, &c. possible. as the Exhibition will shortly close.-Admit theatre, than heretofore ; and it was, therefore, with

Sept. 1, 1824.

T. S. T. Luce, is Children, half-price.-Open from Ten in the Morn some astonishment that we perceived Lovell's table lag till Ten at Night. so very scantily covered, on occasion of the grand en.

The horns may be seen for a few days at our office. THEATRB DU PETIT LAZARY DE PARIS, DE MESSRS.

tertainment given by Mr. Philip to his distinguished 14FFEY, YORK HOTEL, TARLETON-STREET. guests.

OBSERVATIONS ON THE EFFICACY OF WHITE MUS. It was the reverse, in fine, of what the pre

TARD SEED, TAKEN INTERNALLY, ceding circumstances of the farce lead one to expect. TX consequence of the rush of Spectators, whose numbers

nightly increase, Messrs. Maffey have resolved yet to pro From “ the note of preparation" we thought to have seen long their stay for one week longer, and will have the honour the festive board crowded with the choicest viands, and

The following article is entitled to the serious attention to bmit to ibe Publie,

labouring under the accumulated weight of ragouts and of our readers, who, but for this hint, might wholly pass This present MONDAY, the 6th instant, and every EvenIng during the week, Saturday excepted,

wine. But “ 'twas no such thing;” a more meagre show over a paper with so unpromising a title. Our reasons for THE ATTACK OF THE CONVOY, of the hospitality of High Life below Stairs, was never

publishing it are :—first, the importance of the discovery, Or the DEFEAT of the BANDITTI,

exhibited in the most needy commoner's hall in christenA grand military melo-dramatic Spectacle. This piece isdom

if it merit what is here said in its favour; and, secondly, dom. embellished with superb Changes of Seenery and Decorations, and superb Dances, Costumes, Ballets, Metamorphoges, 1 On Tuesday, Bickerstaff's celebrated comedy of the the conviction that we feel that the individual who is now Military Marches and Evolutions, Charges of Cavalry, des-HYPOCRITE, as commanded by his Majesty last season labouring to recommend to the public the white mustard perate Combats, Firing, &c. In the course of which, and in- at the theatre-royal, Drury-lane, was performed to a very in. seed, is actuated by the most disinterested and philantho. cident to the Piece, the beautiful and picturesque View of

| different house; notwithstanding the intimation at the head pic motives. He is a gentleman of independent property. THE PROCESSION OF THE CONVOY Across the defiles of the Mountains. This fine Painting of the bills, that it was “ THE ONLY NIGHT THE HYPOFill be animated with a variety of analogous objects, and in CRITE CAN BE ACTED THIS SEASON," and, what is

and what he advances on the subject of the efficacy of the partieplar will be distinguished the meeting of the hostile

stranger still, notwithstanding Dewton's known excellence mustard seed is the result of his own experience. He asAmies, in roads, which at first appear inaccessible; together with other entertainments which will be announced in the

as Cantwell. Were it not that the king is really a gentleman sures us that it has been found a great and general bles. Bills of the day. Bills will be given to the Spectators at the (we trust we speak not treason) of acknowledged refinement, sing amongst the poor in the neighbourhood in which he Door, announcing the Piece in the English Language. we should almost conceive the managers had, themselves, resides - Edit. Ral Dars to be opened at half-past Seven, and the performance

contributed not a little to this most singular occurrence; to enanmence at half past Eight precisely.

chil in the month of June, 1822, I made a trial of the White Messrs. Maffey have the honour to announce, that before for, from the advertisement, it might have been thought learing the town, they request all those who may have any by many that they were not going to witness the represen.

Mustard Seed merely as an aperient : when the generally claims upon them, to apply to them at the York Hotel, any Itation of " Bickerstaff's Humocrite.' but of “Bickerstaff's

improved state of my feelings, which soon followed, inday before the 13th Instant, the period fixed for their

clined me to give it credit for other medicinal propertirs departure.

Hypocrite as commanded by his Majesty," the inference
being that they were totally different from each other, or a very b

of a very beneficial nature. Under this impression, i gare

it to some of the sick poor in the neighbourhood, and with when, in fact, they are precisely the same. We went, The Drama.

nevertheless, and. for once, were certainly much pleased a success which excited my astonishment. I have since with the whole of the dramatis personæ; more espe.

pe recommended it in many cases, of which, several were THE THEATRE. cially with Miss Kenneth's Charlotte. It was a perfor.

very distressing. The result is such as to authorize a permance distinguished by much good sense, an accu

suasion, that the public are not aware of its very extraor

dinary powers, nor of the very great variety of cases to a That it should come to this!"

rate conception of the character, and replete with the
arch gaiety of one whose deportment was frank as her

which it is applicable, and that in order to its adoption is The MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, Shakspeare's

a remedy for disease, its virtues require only to be knowr. mind, whose feeling was unrestrained as her thought, ac

In the white mustard seed are combined a valuable Merry Wires of Windsor, has been mercilessly mutilated

companied by the felicitous grace and dignity suited to her

" breeding. Of Mr. Dowton's Gantwell we have always been to an opera, to the great scandal of dramatic orthodoxy, .

aperient and an equally valuable tonic: and thus, while

it affords the most salutary and comfortable relief to the the profit of music composers and dealers, as well as the : warm admirers: it is worthy a place beside Kemble's Co.

bowels, it strengthens and invigorates in a very remar delight, perhaps, of " some quantity of barren spectators."

U riolanus and Vandenhoff's Cato.

6th Sept. Hereafter few things of this kind will much surprise us.

able degree the whole line of the alimentary canal. For THE COUNCIL OF TEN.

diseases, therefore, and morbid symptoms connected with Coriolanus, belike, will next be melo-dramatised, Macbeth

a disordered state of the stomach and bowels, it is a very educed to the empty parade of pageant spectacle, Lear

Scientific Records.

general remedy: and, accordingly, it has been found to Bansformed to a capering ballad singer, and Hamlet

succeed in tendency of blood to the head, in head-ache, made to chant his plaintive tale of domestic woe

weakness of the eyes and voice, and hoarseness; in asthme, tippity witchet, after the manner of Grimaldi.

[From the Liverpool Mercury.]

shortness of breath, wheezing, cough, and other distressQueen Elizabeth," says Mr. Theobald, “was so well

ing affections of the chest; in indigestion, oppression after eased with the admirable character of Falstaff in the two DISCOVERY OF STAG'S HORNS UNDER THE BED OF

eating, heartburn, sickness, wind and spasms, cramp, ar d of Henry the IV. that, as Mr. Rowe informs us,


other uneasy affections of the stomach ; in debility, uner. de commanded Shakspeare to continue it for one play The labourers engaged in excavating the bed of Wal-siness, pain and sense of tenderness and soreness in the Dites, and to show him in love. To this command we lasey Pool, for the purpose of making a wet dock, have interior, and particularly at the pit of the stomach, and in Be The Merry Wives of Windsor: which, Mr. Gildon lately discovered several fine stag's horns in the most pain in the left side and lower part of the body; in det. RTS, he was very well assured, our author finished in a perfect state of preservation, which is surprising when we cient perspiration, gravel, scanty and unhealthy state of moight. But this must be meant, only of the first im- consider the length of time they must necessarily have the urine, and other morbid affections of the skin and kid. afect sketch of this comedy, an old quarto edition been buried. We shall forbear to indulge in conjecture neys; in relaxed and irritable bowels, flatulence, and Rereof I have, printed in 1602; which says, in the title respecting the period when these remains of former days occasional and habitual costiveness ; in rheumatism, lum.

se, "As it hath been divers times acted, both before her were deposited in this spot. At that time, it is probable, bago, spasms and cramp in the body or limbs, partial and Lajesty and elsewhere.” It should now be announced, "as that what is now termed Wallasey Pool was part of a wood general dropsy, palsy, coldness of the limbs and feet, loss Chath ben divers times" ALTERED both by men of sound or forest, as, in the neighbourhood, the remains of large of appetite, failure of sleep, weakness of nerves, depres

we, and senseless men. We have surely operas enough trees are frequently found at different depths below the sur. sion of spirits, and general debility of the system. In atbrat dressing up Shakspeare in the fantastic garb of face, and also out of the ground. These vegetable remains some species of gout and epilepsy, and in some diseases of 12. Bishop, or Mr. any body else, who chooses to enrich are of a very dark colour ; some as black as coal, and so the liver, the seed may probably be taken with advantage. Larself at the trifling cost of the poet's degradation. And, hard, that the farmers use them as gate posts. The horns-It invariably expels worms both in children and adults, 12 all, what do we gain by the metamorphosis? In the were found nearly thirty feet below the bed of the pool. and not only the long round worms, but the small white erry Wives of Windsor, songs (two of them Shak. The specimen which has been committed to our care, for ones also.-It has been successful in a case of ague. A are's. certainly, from As You Like it,) as inapposite, public inspection, consists of a single and very perfect poor woman, of the age of 77, had been suffering from a cepting "Sweet Ann Page" to the tune of “ Shenkin antler, so hard as almost to defy the file. It weighs three quotidian ague, of at least a fortnight's standing, when ah Or Sheer Montgomery,” vulgarly called “ Poor pounds and a half, and is very elegantly branched. We had she began the mustard seed, taking two small tea-spoonLary Anne," as the music is old. What occasion, almost omitted stating a circumstance, which, if true, is fuls every three hours. The disease abated almost imme. I example, could Master Fenton possibly have to fully as extraordinary as the discovery of the animal re-diately, and in two days was entirely subdued. She had

plain of " man's ingratitude ?Nobody had been mains; and we doubt not, that some of our antiquarian also for some years laboured under the consequences of a grateful to him but fortune, for the lady he so readers will endeavour to ascertain whether it be fact, as very weak interior, and had suffered greatly from habitual dently sighed for was kind enough in all conscience.-- reported, that the workmen have discovered evident traces costiveness, and extreme coldness in the extremities, and alstaff might just as appropriately have entertained us of an ancient road having once existed, twenty or thirty in the stomach and bowels. Such was the sense of cold. Eith the birth, parentage, education, et cetera,of the feet below the bed of Wallasey Pool.

ness in the interior, that warm tea and broth afforded no mous Dennis Brulgruddery. Nothing, in short, not We have been favoured with the following note from a l relief. After taking the seed for a fortnight, all these un,

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15 of the paneci w ate pertes bede ging to the mustard seed, whid * 5 azt aby se to i henty ovet af 1. : amt DS 235 Er be readset to persee may perkus i see measure acount for its extraordi i seperting to d e las doces, he met 1 serere nie verfoe soce webct Decibe loget, so a tary powers Ii Cascinges a sort of mucilage, whid o st dB 2 red piante lett said. Toen to the more efectoai e

che ficker diseased serves as a Teace for its medicinal Droperties and bence and te perez . He remained 25t, by the starostment of a beal. y oce ir its stead is descage is sios aod gradoni, is perceived by reuil

sate for mensly a furtzighi, when the book the Lord Th prec0000, borsa, bay ect foooeed is etery Case ga potutc of the seed ja the mouth for ten or iwels Sed she kapport ect. The Castressing espous When the disease as been c# ter locg star 5icz, returss a greater tæber of boats, during which, a sort of me abated a sostitusedly, and in two or three days be of it may occu: bot by Lavice recourse to the seed oc Lage is food to be in candy to sing from it. WW * pertecay testedT se following interesting care such occasions, each atsack l probably be less serae Derefore the seed is taken whole, there is some groen CELT particular borce. A very respectable surgeon and than the former, the interzis between them I be see. It so pong that its virtues are not exbausted in Epochory, whom I are long knova, a person of regular cessively enlarged, ard Ens by degrees the disorder will $ 10h and FT Tiz, bet that tbey reach every part 28 radhzt kabets, ho, during a period of finally disappear.

be alisentary camal, by direct communication, as ! tvirty years, had soraised the fatigue of an extensive The mastard seed is valuable, Dot Orly as a remeis for seed passes tragh it. And it is also very probable, th netry practice, with scarcely a day's illness, at the age disease, but as a means of pretentingit Or its posa as the bores are assist in the propulsion of their groter of fizy-tvo was soddenly attacked with severe pain in the a preventive, a very extraordinar D ance bas occurred. by the same mechanical action of the seed thus tako lett ride and lower part of the body. Sapposing the pain A friend of mine had, for time or sis Tears previous to the 23 edute and un buodes state. to arise froen constipated bowels, he had recourse to calo- last, been regularly attacked with bay-asthma in the sugu. 1824. mel, babarb, castor or], and several other active ape- months of June or Jaly in each of those years. The at. X.B. The kite nustard seed is sold by seeds reats, bat without obtaining relief. He then took an tacks were almays violent, and for the most part 2009-0. grocers, and drugi, at various prices, from sixpet ecedit, was bled largely in the armn, used a hot bath, was panied with some danger. And such was the impressive de sting per pound. " blistered in the part affected, and lay for seventy hours in made on his constitution by the disease, and the remedies. a most profase perspiration. By this treatment the pain resorted to (of which bleeding and blastering were the! gradually abated, leaving him, however, at the end of chief that each illness led to a loog ooc.fipetreat to the Or Jr. Samuel Serris cisis to the location four days, extremely weak and emaciated. For the space house, extending to a period of nearly three booths in Eigero atic Paso for COM presing Gaa, er two years after, he had frequent and severe returns of the early part of the last year, he resolved to make a trial By Jr. J a Marionn. the pain; and his constitution being undermined, the of the seed, in order to prevent, if possible, a recurrecce, TO THE EDITORS OF THE PHILOSOPHIC MAGA stomach, liver, and kidneys became sensibly affected, and of the asthma: and in the month of Warch in that year

ZISE ASD JOTEXAL indigestion, constipation, and flatulence succeeded, with he began the use of it, and thenceforzard took it regu. GENTLEMEN -I obserte D your last sumber a dray the appearance of general decay. Having consulted seve-larly every day without intermission; and the result was, ing and description of a pap for condensing 1 ral professional men, and taken a great variety of medi. tha: he escaped the disease. In November last, he is. Mr. S. Seaward, which pemp be states to be hos IT cines during this period, but to no good purpose, in No- formed me, that, from the time when he first took the As far I am myself concerned, I sbould have kar vember, 1822, he made a trial of the mustard seed. It is seed, his health had not only never been interrupted by thought it worth while to contradict his statutett; be remarkable, that in a very few days after taking the seed illness of any kind, but it had been progressively impror.' CODOT in justice to yourself or yeez respecta the pain entirely ceased, and has never since returned. ing: and he further assured me, that he did not recollect journal to be made the rebide for conteying a fileta The action of the affected organs was gradually improved, that he had ever enjoyed so good a state of health as at to the digestion was restored, the bowels resumed their func- that time.

This pump was constructed at the manufactary ed tions, and at different times he was relieved by the die in further recommendation of the mustard seed, it is! I am a proprietor, during the time that Mr. Savad charge of several small portions of gravel. Encouraged by I to be observed, that where the patient steadily perseveres 2 situatioa as draughtsman in it In that capacit these advantages, he continued the use of the seed with in the use of it, taking it at proper times and in quantity made the necessary dravings connected, with it; bal increased confidence. In November last, he discharged sufficient to keep the bowels in a perfectly free and unr. do most positively assert, that he did not istenta with ease a large, rugged, oblong portion of gravel, and, formly open state, a complete cure, or, at least, very subo any one essential part of it I content myself ride to use his own language, his health is now, and has been stantial relief may be expected as a result in the highest stating the above facts, and remain year west eleme for some time past, in a state of wonderful improvement. degree probable. As an aperient, it never weakens the servant,

Jous MATIC When the seed is used merely as an aperient, and for system, and has succeeded in many cases when the usual City Road, August 10, 1181 accidental or occasional costiveness, it should be taken routine of opening medicines has failed. It requires Deifasting, about an hour before breakfast; and, generally ther confinement, nor any particular attention to diet;

LIST OF YIT PATENTS. speaking, a table spoonful is the proper dose. With some and in the absence of decidedly infiammatory symptoms, To Charles Random Baroa De Berenga, ef Texel constitutions, however, a tea-spoonful is sufficient, while is alwaye safe. A material improvement is generally estage, Kentish Town, in the risb of $ Pudas, 1 others require a second or even a third table-spoonful to perienced in the short space of three weeks or a month, dlesex, for his improvement as to a a tev gehad be taken in the course of the day.-- When it is used as a and, in some instances, in a very few days. In do case methods of applying percussion to the purpose of in remedy for the diseases and morbid symptoms above de has it appeared to lose its effect by familiarity with the charges in fire-arms generally, and in a bote and pera tailed, three doses should be taken in the day; the first an constitution; on the contrary, as the disease has abated, manner, whereby a reduction of the present bigh pea hour before breakfast, the second about the same time af smaller doses have generally sufficed. A circumstance fire-arts can be effected, and the priming is also e ter dinner, and the third either at bed-time, or before, as also which stamps a particular value upon it is, that by ally protected against the innence of rain x other may best agree with the patient. Those who dine at a strengthening the constitution, it obriates, in great mea ture; such invention and contrivances rendering the very late hour should take the second dose at two or three sure, the effects of sudden exposure to cold; and is thas, cussion principle more generally applicable even to a o'clock in the a!ternoon, and the third about an hour after probably in no small degree, a protection against that bost pistols, blunderbusses and muskecs, as well as to all! dinner. The quantity in each dose must always be regu- of evils which flow from our very variable and uncertain of sporting and other guns, by zready reducing lated by the effect produced on the bowels; which are not climate. It seems peculiariy adapted both to infancy and the charges of their maoufacture, but also share info to be purged, but in every instance must be uniformly old age. It enables the young to contend with the mor- circumstances which persons have to encounter maintained in a perfectly free and open state. The quanbid debility frequently attaching to their tender years, loading or discharging fire arms be in darkes tity, therefore, in each individual case can be ascertained and it supports the aged under the pressure of infirmities whilst exposed to ret, or during rapid progress only by trial. The patient should begin with a tea-spoon- generally annexed to declining life. When taken by the impediments which soldiers and sailors, and conser ful in each dose; which he must afterwards diminish or former, it occasionally throws out a considerable eruption the service, more particularly and most injarinusite increase, as the effect designed to be produced on the on the skin; a result which has never failed to promote rience.-Dated with July, ish- monks alone bowels may happen to require. With most constitutions the general health of the child. Perhaps it may be ser enrol specification. two tea-spoonfuls in each dose are found to be sufficient ; viceable as an antiscorbutic and general purifier of the To Alexander Nesbitt, of Upper Thames-stret, while others require three times that quantity, or a table-blood : and it may reasonably be questioned, whether doo, broker, who, ia consequence of a common spoonful. In some few cases, four doses in the day, each there exists a safer or more effectual means of regaining made to him by William Fan Hautes the young containing a table-spoonful, have been necessary, and have strength, after the loss of it from severe illness. - foreigner residing abroad, is in possessist of a process been taken without the slightest inconvenience. When It is peculiarly adapted to the wants of the poor. The which certain materials may be manufactured to this quantity fails (a circumstance, however, which very labouring classes of society are almost universally destined or felt, or a substance Dearly resembling course rarely occurs) it will be proper to assist the operation of to hard work, and scanty means of support. With them, felt, which material so prepared is applicable to a the seed with a little Epsom salt, taken in the morning, as therefore, the stomach and bovels very commonly lose useful purposes-97th July.-6 months occasion may require, instead of the first dose of the mus their tone, and fail in the dae discharge of their important To Thomas Wolrich Stanstiell. of Les tard seed. Where the patient is much troubled with piles, functions: and hence they have generally to contend with merchant, for certain improvements in povery it may be advisable to relieve the bowels occasionally with one or more of the distressing disorders before enumerated, the preparation of rarps for de sme- wy a small tea-spoonful of milk of sulphur and an equal for which the seed appears to be an almost certain remedy: months quantity of magnesia, mixed together in a little milk or It is also a medicine extremely cheap, taken with equal To Edward Cartwright, of Brewer-treet, bou water, taken at bed-time, either with or after the last dose ease at home or in the field, and requiring neither con- square, in the parish of St. James, Westminstt. of the seed. It not unfrequently happens that with the finement to the house, nor any alteration of diet.

dlesex, engraver and printer, der bis ! same patient, the seed varies from time to time in its effect. It is to be observed, that there are constitutions which additions to roiler printing presses-eth July on the bowels; and whenever this takes place, the quantity forbid the application of this remedy. Two instances To Charles Jeffreys, of Hariah Mills near Com in each dose should be reduced or enlarged accordingly. have occurred, in which the highly inflammatory habit silk thrower, and Edward Deketord, of Carga When it is taken for the expulsion of worms, four doses of the patients would not admit of a trial of it, although maker, both in the county of Chester, für Wer should be taken in the day, at equal intervals between it was given in very small quantities. In one of these, a making a swift and other appass therein beko each, and in such quantity as to keep the bowels in a state dose of only ten seeds produced an irritation and degree the purpose of vinding silk and other ions rather more free and open than in ordinary cases. The of heat so great as to preclude the trial of a second. Ge-' 29th July.- months.

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