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it proved in the sequel, most advantageous- Thy fleeces bathed in sunlight, while below Full and unveiled the moon's broad disk emerges.
Thy shadow o'er the vale moves slow : On Tivoli, and wbere the fairy hues ly for me. It began to storm and rain with
Where, 'midst their labour, pause the reaper train Of autumn glow upon Abruzzi's woods, such fury, that it would have been madness
As cool it comes along the grain.
The silver light is spreading. Far above, to proceed farther, so I turned, and wended
Beautiful cloud ! I would I were with thee Encompassed with their thin, cold atmosphere, back to Aberfoyle.
In thy calm way o'er land and sea :
The Apennines uplift their snowy brows, I found at the little inn two intelligent and To rest on thy unrolling skirts, and look Glowing with colder beauty, where unheard
On Earth as on an open book ; agreeable English gentlemen, who informed
The eagle screams in the fathomless ether,
On streams that tie her realıns with silver bands, And stays his wearied wing. Here let us pause ! me that they had attempted the day before
And the long ways that seam her lands; The spirit of these solitudes --the soul to ascend Loch Lomond in the steam-boat,
And hear her humming cities, and the sound That dwells within these steep and difficult placesbut had been forced by the storin to stop at Of waves that chafe their rocky bound. Speaks a mysterious language to mine own, Luss, and there procured guides to conduct Aye-I would sail upon thy air-borne car And brings unutterable musings. Earth them to Loch Katrine; that they had this To blooining regions distant far,
Sleeps in the shades of nightfall, and the sea To where the sun of Andalusia shines
Spreads like a thin blue haze beneath my feet, morning climbed Ben Lomond with great
On his own olive groves and vines,
Whilst the gray columns and the mouldering tombs labour, which was all they got for their
Or the soft lights of Italy's bright sky
Of the Imperial City, hidden deep
Beneath the mantle of their shadows, rest. ght-cap during the time they remained But I would woo the winds to let us rest My spirit looks on earth !-A heavenly voice e, in other words, it was so cloudy that
O'er Greece long fettered and opprest, Comes silently—“Dreamer, is earth thy dwelling?268 prospect beyond their noses was incon- Whose sons at length have heard the call that Lo! nursed within that fair and fruitful bosom
Which has sustained thy being, and within Serable. On learning that I was an
From the old battle-fields and tombs,
The colder breast of Ocean, lie the germs PAmerican and alone, they expressed some And risen, and drawn the sword, and, on the foe, Of thine own dissolution !--E'en the air, admiration at my venturing thus about in Have dealt the swift and desperate blow, That fans the clear blue sky and gives thee a strange country—and such a country- And the Othman power is cloven, and the stroke strength, without guide or companion; and as our
Has touched its chains, and they are broke. Up from the sullen lake of mouldering reeds, road the following day was to be the same
Aye, we would linger till the sunset there And the wide waste of forest, where the osier
Thrives in the damp and motionless atmosphere, for some distance, politely invited me to
And thou reflect, upon the sacred ground, Shall bring the dire and wasting pestilence join their party, which was, of course, The ruddy radiance streaming round. And blight thy cheek. Dream thou of higher agreed to; and co-operation immediately
things;Bright meteor! for the summer noontide made! This world is not thy home !"-And yet my eye commenced by an unanimous demand for
Thy peerless beauty yet shall fade.
Rests upon earth again! How beautiful, the whiskey, hot water, and sugar, with The sun, that fills with light each glistening fold, Where wild Velino heaves its sullen waves which appliances, and the help of a good Shall set, and leave thee dark and cold : Down the high cliff of gray and shapeless granite, -fire, we proposed to make a night of it. The blast shall rend thy skirts, or thou may'st Hung on the curling mist, the moonlight bow The comforts of our situation were, at the
Arches the perilous river.-A soft light
In the dark heaven when storms come down, same time, enhanced by comparison; the
Silvers the Albanian mountains, and the haze
And weep in rain, till man's inquiring eye That rests upon their summits, mellows down wind without, by fits, “ blew as 'twad blawn
Miss thee, forever, from the sky. B. The austerer features of their beauty. Faint its last;" the rain pattered against the win
And dim-discovered glow the Sabine hills, dows, and the storm roared and howled
And listening to the sea's monotonous shell, round the little building, like the voice of
High on the cliffs of Terracina stands some demon of the winds, enraged at finding Night rests in beauty on Mont Alto. The castle of the royal Goth* in ruins. me cozily reinforcing the radical moisture, Beneath its shade the beauteous Arno sleeps
But night is in her wape :-day's early flush instead of foundering in a flow-moss, or be-In Vallombrosa's bosom, and dark trees
Glows like a hectic on her fading cheek, wildered in some abominable “ beal or cor- Upon the beauty of that silent river. Bend with a calm and quiet shadow down
Wasting its beauty. And the opening dawn rie;" a consummation reasonably to have still in the west, a melancholy smile
With cheerful lustre lights the royal city,
Where with its proud tiara of dark towers, been expected from my original project of Mantles the lips of day, and twilight pale
It sleeps upon its own romantic bay, extending my day's march to Alpine. There Moves like a spectre in the dusky sky;
H. W.L. was no lack of conversation among us, for, While eve's sweet star on the fast-fading year not to mention the inspiring influence of Smiles calmly :-Music steals at intervals
* Theodoric. Across the water, with a tremulous swell, John Barleycorn, a Yankee in the High- From out the upland dingle of tall firs, lands was a lion extraordinary to my com- And a faint foot-fall sounds, where dim and dark
TO AN INDIAN SKELETON, BURIED AFTER panions, while, on my part, I had been long Hangs the gray willow from the river's brink,
TAE MANNER OF HIS TRIBE.* enough alone to be glad to find any one O'er-shadowing its current. Slowly there
Son of the woods! thy cradle was thy grave. who spoke a christian language, to whom The lover's gondola drops down the stream, I could say “how lovely is this solitude." Or in its eddy sighs the rippling wave. » Silent,-save when its dipping oar is heard, The air of heaven fanned thy infancy ;
The atmosphere thy dwelling, the green leaves So, on these and other arguments our Mouldering and moss-grown, through the lapse of Thy roof. Serenely, from the giant limb mouths were opened, as the man in the years,
Of a vast oak, gazing at all around, play says, for the agreeable things that In motionless beauty stands the giant oak, The sun, the moon, the calm and stormy heaven,popped out, and the pleasant liquor that Whilst those, that saw its green and flourishing Thy lullaby the hoarse wind and thunder,
youth, went in. But the merriest night, as well as
There thine eye grew keen, and thy fierce spirit Are gone and are forgotten. Soft the fount, Learned its wild trade of war. The night-dew fell the longest lane, must have an ending, and Whose secret springs the star-light pale discloses, On thy young limbs, as on thy neighbour leaves ; after we had settled the state of the United Gushes in hollow music, and beyond
Not chilling, but refreshing them and thee. States, the British empire, and the world The broader river sweeps its silent way,
And when the morning sun upon thee shone, in general, to our satisfaction, we parted, Mingling a silver current with that sea,
The sparkling dews made thee a living crystal. at what hour this letter saith not, and re- On noiseless wing along that fair blue sea
Whose waters have no tides, coming nor going. Time saw thee next in thy proportions fuli, tired to beds stuffed with heather, to dream, The halcyon fits,- and where the wearied storm
Roaming the woods, thy earliest, latest home. as unshackled association might direct, of Left a loud moaning, all is peace again.
Son of the woods! thy cradle was thy grave. the adventures of Baillie Jarvie or the mis
Thou wert the chieftain of thy tribe ; thy foot
A calm is on the deep! The vinds that came hap of Tam O'Shanter's mare.
Outsped the elk ; and thy dark, piercing eye O'er the dark sea-surge with a tremulous breath. Followed the eagle towards the sun; thy bow
And mourned on the dark cliff where weeds grew * The Indians, it is said, hang their infants in
rude baskets on the branches of trees, for repose
It is said the tribes on the Columbia bury their Beautiful cloud! with folds so soft and fair, Like a wayofaring mourner. Silently
dead in coffins of bark, secured by thongs of skin, Swimming in the pure quiet air !
Up from the calm sea's dim and distant verge, and hung in the branches of high trees.
TO A CLOUD.
ang loud, and stopped him in his pride of place. small town, similarly situated, and not a , back; which, before the discovery of PomHe fell, slow wheeling on his outspread wings, mile off from it. In returning to Naples, peii, was unknown. Bequeathing all he left to thee ;-a name.
on the third day, we stopped at a large san- On the 6th of this month (February, The EAGLE of thy tribe! Thy piercing eye Has fed the eagle.* Was thy tribe cruel,
dy looking bank, on the right side of the 1824), we made our visit to the top of Ve Or kind, when full of age, they cast thee forth
road, about ten miles from town. The suvius. The ascent and descent along the Upon that wilderness the world, to thee
bank was that which destroyed Pompeii, 'lava take about five hours. We had, for. A lonelier place than wood or mountain high, A. D. 79; and we were now at the walls of tunately Salvadori for our guide, who told Or the deep glen, or the remotest cave?
that city. There are few things so strange us all about the different eruptions, &c. &c. And didst thou die, neglected and alone,
as a walk through the silent streets of a The crater is not at all the thing I expected, Or was it thine in victory to fall ? Or fan the fame with thy heroic breath,
town, which, for 1700 years, has been hid but a gulph of most immense size, and one As round thee curled the slow consuming fire,
from the light of day and the world, when can see to the very bottom of it. Victim indeed! the requiem yelling
the manners and every-day scenes of so re- scarcely believe what we were told that it is O'er thine own ashes ? Such was not thy end ! mote an age, stand revealed, unchanged, four and a half miles round the crater, and Thine aged body found a tranquil death, And slept among the dewy leaves again
after so long an interval. It would appear that its depth is two thousand feet; but it
that, sixteen years before the shower of is a most horrid, magnificent sight. A long, unbroken sleep; and in that tree
Here Which cradled it, it found its airy grave.
sand and ashes from Vesuvius occur
curred, an and there a quantity of smoke is seen curlW.C. earthquake had nearly ruined the town; so ing up the rocky sides; but at present the
that the houses are roofless, partly from mountain is very quiet. All around is a The features of the dead, being exposed by the that cause, and from the weight of ashes dark, black looking waste of lava, extendmode of burial among these Indians, are first de- which fell. Otherwise they stand just as ing to the sea; and near the foot are the voured by the birds of prey.
they were left. The streets are narrow, vineyards of the Lachryma Christi. la
but paved; and the mark of the carriage spite of the sad example of Herculaneum JUAN FERNANDEZ.
wheels in the lava pavement is evident. In and Pompeii, villages are sprinkled here
Murat's time four thousand men were em- and there, at the very foot of the mountain ; " ( that the desert were my dwelling place, With one fair spirit for my minister!"
ployed in excavating; and so a great num- and our guide told us that one of them, call
ber of houses, perhaps one third of the ed Torre del Greco, had now been destroyThere's an island afar in the blue western sea, town, have been uncovered; but at present ed fourteen times, and another seven. The Where spring smiles forever for you, love, and me; there are only eleven men and a few boys day was very clear and beautiful, and the The winds breathing fragrance will waft away care, at work. I fancy the Neapolitans find the view very fine. The country around NaAnd sorrow and envy can never come there.
expense of giving 20,000 Austrian troops ples, towards the hills, is so rich and proThe sun when he sets on the fountain and flowers, double pay a little troublesome; and so ex- ductive, that it is called the Campagna Will leave not a bower so delicious as ours; cavations must stand over for the present. Felice; but still the people are poor and And the moon rising pale on that island of green The houses were all small, generally of two miserable. Will shed her calm light over souls as serene. stories, but beautifully painted; and the
figures of animals, such as horses, peacocks, SIMPLE METHOD OF LIQUEFYING THE GASES. To solitudes lovely then hasten with me Where Paradise blooms in the isle of the sea;
&c. are as bright as that day they were
Sir H. Davy has recently used a very
S. H. but I find it impossible to give you any idea ing the gas in one leg of a sealed bent
of the wonders we saw in one walk through tube, confined by mercury, and applying
Pompeii. At one time, we walked up a heat to ether, alcohol, or water, in the other INTELLIGENCE.
street, called the Strada dei Mercanti, on end. In this way, by the pressure of the either side of us, the shops of mosaic sel
lers, statuaries, bakers, &c. &c. with the vapour of ether, he liquified prussic gas, VISIT TO PÆSTUM, POMPEIT, AND VESUVIUS.
and sulphureous acid gas. When these owner's name painted in red, and the sign gases were reproduced they occasioned About fifty miles from Albergo Vittoria, of his shop rudely carved above the door. cold. are the ruins of three temples, standing to The mill in the baker's shop, and the oven, gether on the seashore, at a place called amused us much. At another time, we Pastum. We made up a party last week, passed through the hall of Justice, the temand drove out to these ruins. It was cold, ple of Hercules, the villa of Cicero, and
Mr Davis has shown, in a paper lately clear weather, and the Apennines were the villa of Sallust. The only villa of three published in the London Philosophical covered with snow, but a more interesting stories I observed, belonged to a man call. Transactions, that the Chinese year is a trip we never made.
The ruins are the ed Arrius Diomedes (his name was at the lunar year, consisting of twelve months of most magnificent in Italy, particularly what outside of the door); and, in the cellar, twenty-nine and thirty days alternately, with is called the temple of Neptune, with four- beside some jars for wine, still standing, the triennial intercalation of a thirteenth teen large Doric pillars in length and eight was the skeleton of this poor fellow found month, or rather an intercalation seven in the other direction. Further than these with a purse in one hand, and some trink. times in nineteen years, to make the year ruins, and the wall of the town, not a vestige ets in his left, followed by another, bearing correspond more nearly with the sun's of it remains; and what is very singular, up some silver and bronze vases, the last course. It has not been ascertained why scarce a notice now exists of any account supposed to have been his servant. They they fix upon the fifteenth degree of Aquaof the town, though it must have been a had been trying to escape by taking refuge rius as a rule for regulating the commencevery considerable maritime place. Like in the cellar. Many other curious things ment of their lunar year; but they have most of the other places on that coast, it have been discovered here, and a great deal an annual festival about the recurrence of must have been a Greek settlement; but may yet be brought to light, for, from a this period, which resembles the deification times, alas ! have sadly changed with it, for ticket of a sale stuck up on the wall of a of the god Apis. now three solitary farin-houses are all that house, it would appear that one person had remain, owing to its being unhealthy in no fewer than nine hundred shops to let.
VACCINATION IN CHINA. There is something very incom- The street of the tombs is the most im- Mr Davis, in the paper just quoted, menprehensible about the unliealthiness of towns pressive; they are beautiful and extremely tions the following curious fact. When Dr in Italy ; for the town of Salerno, situated interesting. One for the gladiators has a Pearson made the Chinese his invaluable on a beautiful bay, which we passed along, representation of the different modes of present of vaccine inoculation, it was acis almost deserted by its inhabitants in sum- fighting carved on it; and from this it would companied by a small pamphlet, in Chinese, mer; and yet they find safety at another seem, that they occasionally fought on horse- I containing a few necessary directions as to
WATERSPOUT IN FRANCE.
269 the use of the virus, and stating the discovery, carried off the roofs of two inhabited houses, the names of all works of every kind, preto have been English. A purified edition of and advanced along the mountain in the paring for publication, in the press, or this little book was very soon after publish- district of Quigliano, where it dissipated ited, in which not one word was retained as self near the convent of Capuchins, situated recently published. As they will be into its origin, nor any trace by which it in the village It tore up many large trees of serted in the Gazette, it is particularly could be known that the discovery was not all kinds, and committed ravages, the extent desired that the exact titles be stated at Chinese.
of which was not certainly ascertained.
The preceding accounts are contained in length.
which this Gazette is exchanged, and of Mantes, about three o'clock on the twenty
which the price is less than that of the sixth of August, 1823, a storm came on from the S. W. accompanied with a sudden and of 1820 and 1821, in Iceland, made nume- ence.
Dr. L. Thienemann, who spent the winter Gazette, are expected to pay the differpowerful heat. A waterspout was seen not
C. H. & Co. far from the village of Boucourt, having its rous observations on the polar lights. He broad base resting on the ground, and its states the following as some of the general
results of his observations :summit lost in the clouds. It consisted of a
TO CORRESPONDENTS. thick and blackish vapour, in the middle of
1. The polar lights are situated in the which were often seen flames in several lightest and highest clouds of our atmos- We fully intended to print the poem of directions. Advancing along with the storm, phere.
“ Clitus,” but, upon further consideration, it broke or tore up by the roots, in the
2. They are not confined to the winter are satisfied that it is somewhat too long to space of a league, seven or eight hundred season, or to the night, but are present, in be inserted entire in a work of this kind, trees of different sizes, and at last burst with great violence in the village of Mar- are only distinctly visible, during the ab- and that it ought not to be cut into pieces. sence of the solar ray.
A condition annexed to the poem of chepey, one half of the houses of which
3. The polar lights have no determinate “ Ariel” makes it impossible for us to pubwere instantly destroyed. The walls over
connexion with the earth. turned to their foundations, rolled down on
lish it. We should be glad to state to him all sides; the roofs, when carried off, broke
4. He never heard any noise proceed from them.
more particularly our reasons for declining in pieces, and the débris were dragged to the distance of half a league by the force
5. Their common form, in Iceland, is the to make use of it, if he will give us an opof this aërial torrent. Some of the inhab arched, and in the direction from N. E. and portunity. W. S. W.
The lines which have the signature, “ A, itants were crushed to pieces, or wounded
6. Their motions are various, but always B, C,” were not received soon enough to by the fall of their houses, and those who were occupied in the labours of the field. within the limits of clouds containing them. enable us to comply with the requisition at. were overthrown or blown away by the
tached to them. whirlwind. Hailstones as large as the fist, and stones and other foreign bodies carried The first number of the transactions of
These three poems lie in the bookstore of off by the wind, injured several individuals
. this society was published in August 1823. Messrs Cummings, Hilliard, & Co. subject Carts heavily loaded were broken in pieces, It contains an account of its objects and to the orders of the respective writers. and their loads dispersed. Their axle-trees progress, and several dissertations on im- Are we to have nothing more from were broken, and the wheels were found portant medical subjects. at the distance of two hundred or three greatest contributors is Don Manuel Moreno
December 12. hundred paces from the spot where they a graduate of the University of Maryland. were overturned. One of these carts, which in the introductory discourse, many comhad been carried off almost bodily, was pliments are paid to the people of the
LIST OF NEW PUBLICATIONS pitched above a tile-kiln which had been United States, their policy, scientific instibeaten down, and some of the materials of tutions, and literati. The academy offers which had been carried to a considerable prizes for the best dissertations on certain
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American Lady. The lower part of the waterspout is suppos- the temple of Minerva, supported by six
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The waterspout then advanced to the opposite side of the
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Worcester's Geography. Third Edition, comprehending the Doctrine of Equilibrium and cd, to publish in quarterly numbers, a series of very much improved. Motion, as applied to Solids and Fluids, compiled | Treatises, selected from distinguished authors. Cummings First Lessons in Geography from the most approved writers, and desigued for This work may occasionally contain discussions and Astronomy, with seven Maps and a
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to give a large fund of entertainment and through which our Saviour and his Apos
instruction to the youthful mind.” tles travelled. CUMMINGS, HILLIARD, & CO. have
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« We know of no book which would be Cummings. Third Edition. This Spelling tion of this work. The Geography is print- more suitable to be read by scholars in our Book contains every word of common use ed in a handsome style, and a new map of higher schools, and which would excite in our language, that is difficult either to the Eastern and Middle States is added to more interest in the family circle." spell or pronounce. The pronunciation is the Atlas.
R. I. American. strictly conformed to that of Walker's
“ These volumes are extremely enterCritical Pronouncing Dictionary, and is so
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“Mr Worcester's Geography appears to perusal' of those even, who conceive themwho knows the powers of the letters, can
us a most excellent manual. It is concise, selves to be past the necessity of elemenmistake the true pronunciation. well arranged, free from redundancies and
tary instruction.”—Christian Examiner. The New Testament, with References, repetitions, and contains exactly what it
- The Sketches' &c. form a most valuaand a Key Sheet of Questions, historical
, should, a brief
outline of the natural and ble companion to the Elements of Geogradoctrinal, and practical, designed to facili- political characteristics of cach country. phy,' admirably calculated to interest the tate the acquisition of Scriptural knowl. The tabular views are of great value.”
attention, and impart useful knowledge to
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our youth."—Roberts Vaux, Esq. Common Schools, and private Families. By “We consider the work, in its present “The work is, in my opinion, ably exeHervey Wilbur, A. M. Second edition, state, as the best compend of Geography cuted, and well fitted to be both popular stereotype.
for the use of schools, which has appeared and useful."-Rev. Dr S. Miller. The Bible Class-Book ; or Biblical Cate in our country.” chism, containing Questions historical, doc
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“From a careful examination of thy Ge. ed to promote an intimate acquaintance ography, and a comparison of the work with the Inspired Volume. By Hervey with other productions of like character, I
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“ The authorities which Mr Worcester pe. C. H. & Co. have a great variety of Bi. published in our country.” valuable system of elementary geography specifies, are certainly those most wortby
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National Gazette. USE OF CHILDREN.
the whole, the best compend of geography “ In its present form, it [the Universal
for the use of academies, that I have ever | Gazetteer) is, we believe, the most comExtract from Reviews.
Rev. Dr S. Miller.
prehensive geographical dictionary that In this little work pure devotion and morality are expressed in chaste, and often
“Of all the elementary treatises on the can be called a manual, and we třink it beautiful poetical language. The questions subject which have been published, I have would be difficult to name a work in two are comprehensive, and are answered in seen none with which I am, on the whole, volumes, in which more information is con
so well pleased, and which I can so cheer- tained. We are disposed to regard it as Hymns of considerable length, each verse of which, however, forms a distinct reply. fully recommend to the public."
freer from defects than any other work of President Tyler.
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SKETCHES OF THE EARTH AND ITS forms a repository of geographical and sta
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NEW SCHOOL BOOK. chism are not particularly suited to chil. ing Objects and Natural Curiosities; also dren, but are adapted to give pleasure to of the Chief Cities and Remarkable Edi- Derio, CLARKE, & Tyler, of Greenfield, all wbo have a taste for descriptive and fices and Ruins; together with a view of Mass., have lately published moral poetry. the Manners and Customs of different Na
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