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conflicting decisions ;-but we must say, preparing the way for the highest intellec- And there hangs, on the sassafras broken and that it is a hard doubt for us to solve, how tual pursuits and attainments. We intend
One tress of the well known hair. that great and enlightened philosophered to offer some further remarks on this should not only spend the best of his days, subject, but bave neither room nor time But where is she who at this calm hour, and the keenest of his talents, in mak- now, and therefore must defer it.
Ever watched his coming to see, ing up a system of mere verbal subtilties We hope our readers will not accuse us She is not at the door, nor yet in the bower,
He calls—but he only bears on the flower and legerdemain, but should likewise be of waking the long slumber of the Organon
The hum of the laden bee. guilty of the petty, paltry artifice and chi. in order to show our knowledge of it. We cane, for the purpose of disguising, though do assure them, if they have not found it It is not a time for idle grief,
Nor a time for tears to flow, he could not hope long to conceal it, -which out already, that we know very little about have been ascribed to him by some very pop- it. We recurred to it for the purpose of
The borror that freezes his limbs is brief
He grasps his war axe and bow, and a sheaf ular writers in our day, who are never- removing some doubts from our own minds ;
Of darts made sharp for the foe. theless high in their admiration of his un- and our only wish now is to correct the false rivalled powers and wisdom. We allude par- impressions, which the extensive popularity
And he looks for the print of the ruffian's feet,
Where he borc ibe maiden away; ticularly to the opinions of Reid and Stew- of the review,—and the favourite writer of
And he darts on the fatal path nuore fleet art, who say that he uses algebraic charac- the article in question, might have fixed Than the blast that hurries the vapour and sleet ters in his syllogisms instead of real exam- upon the minds of many, of whom it may O'er the wild November day. ples, because these last must completely ex.' be a compiment to say, that they had
'Twas early Summer when Maquon's bride pose his weakness and his inanity. Perhaps scarcely ever heard of the Organon be- Was stolen away from his door; a solution of some of the difficulties in the fore, and who bave read Bacon's work prin- But at length the maples in crimson are dyed, History we are examining may be found in cipally in its prodigious effects on science And the grape is black on the cabin side, this, that the Organon is in fact a work of and the arts.
And she smiles at his hearth once more. real philosophic merit, but not at all titted
But far in a pine grove, dark and cold, nor intended for the purposes to which it
Where the yellow leaf falls not, was applied. An ingenious admirer may
Nor the Autumn shines in scarlet and gold, possibly find in it, as we have intimated be
There lies a hillock of fresh dark mould,
In the deepest gloom of the spot. fore, a profound inquiry into the structure of language, and its various departments,
“I know where the timid fawn abides
And the Indian girls, that pass that way, and the powers that universal consent bas In the depths of the shaded dell,
Point out the ravisher's grave; assigned to each, and the nice adjustment
Where the leaves are broad and the thicket bides, " And how soon to the bower she loved," they
say, of them to all its uses,-in a word its whole
From the eye of the hunter well.
“ Returned the maid that was borne away organization, which like the works of nature, the more it is examined, the more full “I know where the young May violet grows,
From Maquon the fond and brave."
B. In its lone and lowly nook, of admirable design it appears in its con
On the mossy bank, where the larch tree throws trivance ;-the strongest proof perhaps of Its broad dark boughs, in solemn repose,
MIDNIGHT HYMN AT SEA. its divine origin, or at least that it is not a Far over the silent brook.
By thy dusky mantle streaming, thing of mere human art, but probably one “An i that timid faw'n starts not with fear
By the stars that there are gleaming, of the principles at first interwoven with
When I steal to her secret bower,
By thy lone and solemn sky, our constitution, and necessarily developed, And that young May violet to me is dear,
Darkening on the pensive eye, as our other faculties are, by its growth to And I visit the silent streamlet near,
By thy wild waves as they sweep maturity. All this we say may possibly be To look on the lovely flower."
Constant through the gloomy deep,
Night! we hail thy solemn noon, found in the Organon of Aristotle,--we do Thus Maquon sings as he lightly walks
Sky without or cloud or moon! not profess to have found it ourselves, - To the hunting ground on ihe hills; and all this is very proper in its place, but "Tis a song of his maid of the woods and rocks,
Swiftly gliding o'er the ocean, it is by no means suited to take the lead, as With her bright black eyes and long black locks,
Rides the bark with rapid motion,
Waves are foaming at the prow, it formerly did in education, nor to instruct
Trembling waters round her flow, men in those important branches of it, which He goes to the chase—but evil eyes
Micnight hears the lonely sound, are intimately connected with the business
Are at watch in the thicker shades;
Through her ocean caves profound;
Night! we hail thy solemn noon,
Sky without or cloud or moon! is much better taught by analyzing and
The flower of the forest maids. studying things than words, and the most
Sailor, on thy restless pillow, The boughs in the morning wind are stirred, beautiful theory of these, without the for.
And the woods their song renew,
Why so tranquil on the billow? mer, would be at best but an ingenious and
Sailor, when thy vessels roam,
Think'st thou not of native home? interesting amusement. The learned have And the quickened tune of the streamlet heard
But when midnight shuts the scene, seen this truth by degrees, and not by any Where the hazels trickle with dew.
Hark! he sings with heart serenenew or sudden discovery. But Common And Maquon has promised his dark-haired maid,
Night! we hail thy solemn noon, Sense, which is always slow and sure, and Ere eve shall redden the sky,
Sky without or cloud or moon ! will find its way even into the halls of uni- A good red deer from the forest shade, versities at last, suggested it, and the trial That bounds with the herd through grove and
Weary wanderer, sadly roving
Far from home and all that's loving,
glade, of every day gave it additional proof.
At her cabin door shall lie.
Midnight lulls thy soul to peace, This has reversed the whose course of things
Then thy griefs and sorrcw cease; in the scholar's study, and turned Aristotle The hollow woods, in the setting sun,
Join us then in that wild strain, from the recitation room, and brought about
Ring shrill with the fire-biru's lay;
Sighing o'er the heaving main,
Night! we hail thy solemn noon, those practical changes in scientific speci:
And his shafts are spent, but the spoil they won Sky without or cloud or moon !
THE BLIND MAN'S LAMENT.
Strange traces along the ground
O where are the visions of extacy bright num ought to be made an essential branch
At once, to the earth his burden be beaves,
That can burst o'er the darkness, and banish the of education. It needs but to be stripped He breaks through the veil of boughs and leaves, o where are the charms that the day can unfold
night? of a few quaint technical terms, illustrated And gains its door with a bound.
To the heart and the eye that their glories can a little, and freely translated into the lanBut the vines are torn on its walls that leant,
hold? guage of the present day, and it would
And all from the young shrubs there Deep, deep in the silence of sorrow I mournmake an invaluable elementary treatise in By struggling hands have the leaves been rent, For no visions of beauty for me shall e'er burn!
FROM THE ARABIC OF TAALBETA SAERRAN.
They have told me of sweet purple hues of the
collected minerals, birds, natural produc
tions, costumes, works of native arts and Of the rich tints that sparkle on ocean's wide
[The following translation of a letter lately re- manufactures ; and availing himself of the breast;
ceived by a gentleman in this neighbourhood, from political situation of the country, which They have told me of stars that are burning on
one of the veterans of German science, may per- gave him free access to many sources of
haps interest our readers. Its author, the celebrat- knowledge recently opened, he obtained When the night is careering along the vast sky;
ed Eichhorn, is well known as the most conspicuBut alas! there remains wheresoever I flee,
ous of the Theologians of the modern school in possession of some very remarkable records, Nor beauty, nor lustre, nor brightness for me!
that country, and as a writer of uncommon origin- apparently of the greatest antiquarian valBut yet, to my lone gloomy couch there is given
ality and learning. Though now passed the limit ue. He also procured some beautiful modA ray to my heart that is kindled in heaven;
of three score years and ten, the following letter els, in full size as well as in little, of the It sooths the dark path through this valley of tears,
shows that he preserves his health, spirits, and fruits and vegetable productions. The It enlivens my heart, and my sorrow it cheers, literary activity, unabated.]
doubted hand-tree, with its fruit resembling For it tells of a morn when this night shall pass by,
“Göttingen, January, 18, 1824. the human hand; the torch thistle, three And my spirit shall dwell where the days do not
“ Allow me, my dear friend, to remind feet in thickness, and thirty feet high, with die.
you of an old promise you made me, that its many stems covered with flowers and you would procure the new edition of my fruits; the gigantic and clustering shapes Introduction to the Old Testament, the honor of the palms, bananas, plantains, paupaus,
of a place in the Library of your University. avocatas, and many varieties of plants Taalbeta Sherran wooed a girl of the family of It will appear at Easter this year, in five whose forms are almost totally unknown to the Absites; and she being desirous to marry volumes; and I beg you, through the agency the most skillful in botany. To these and him, appointed the wedding day; But when he of some American student here, or the book- many others, Mr Bullock has added specicame to her alone, she changed her mind and re jected him.
Then said he, * What bath changed sellers at Hamburg or Brernen, to have the mens of all the productions that could be ihee?” She answered, “By Allah, thy renown is goodness to receive the copy placed at your preserved in their natural state, and has very great, but my family says to me. What wil disposition, and deposit it in your library. brought from Mexico, to enrich the flora of thou do with a husband, who will be killed to-day
“Since the departure of Mr my England, a large collection of living plants, or to-morrow, and leave thee a widow ?” At this he turned away and spake these words:
opportunities of receiving intelligence from and seeds of the rarest and most beautiful
you and our common friend have ceas- flowers. His specimens of natural history * Espouse not the chief who in danger rejoices,” ed. I therefore go back, the more fre- are as valuable as those in botany. Of Thựy called to the maiden I courted to wed; • When his cry next is heard "mid the war's loudest quently, to former times, and enjoy in re- nearly two hundred species of birds, the
collection those agreeable hours, which we greater number are undescribed. Many voices, The blade of the sword with his blood shall be fed.” used to pass together. I still live on the of these are humming-birds of exquisite same life, in which you found me, and in plumage and surpassing brilliancy.
Of Distrust seized the maiden; she trembled with which you left me. I still give my lectures these Mr Bullock had, at one time, seventy She feared lest the bridegroom, who round him had night my task of thirteen or fourteen motions and habits
. with great ease and alacrity, and finish at alive in one cage, and studied closely their
Mr B. has also prefung The night for his garment, might fall on the morrow, hours, without feeling the least exhaustion. served a great variety of the fishes of MexAnd the spouse he had chosen be widowed while I should gladly have released myself from ico and its coast, which are but little young.
the editorship of the Göttingen Journal of known; they are very singular in form and
Science, at the close of the last year; but beautiful in colour, and he enumerates in In sleep his fierce anger but seldom he hushes; The wrongs of his sires to avenge is his trade;
the ministry at Hanover refused to grant his catalogue between two and three hunIn carnage exulting, impetuous he rushes
the dismission which I requested. My ob- dred species. While augmenting the stores On the sun-burnt chief in full armor arrayed. ject was to procure leisure to prepare such of the vegetable and animal kingdoms, it
works for publication, as I still have in would have been singular had he failed to To contend against him strive the young nuen, who view. This I must for the present give up, visit the mineral world, in which Mexico
cherish The hope by their prowess in fight to be known,
as the care of the Journal consumes all is, perhaps, richer than all the universe beAnd ennoble their tribe; but beneath him they the time, which my lectures leave unoccu- sides. Her mines are more profuse and perish
pied. For the rest, our University is in valuable, than rare or beautiful, but they And increase not the fame, he already hath won. the highest degree prosperous. We count form her distinguishing character, and will
this winter 1532 students, of whom the law probably renew her wealth and importance The caves of the beasts are his shelter till morning; I students are the more numerous part. My as a nation, now that British and Aunerican The untamed creation grows used to his ways; And roams he at daybreak, his lair early scorning, son, in his lectures on the History of the skill and capital is about to be set to work Undisturbed by his steps they still fearlessly graze. ditors. But of what am I talking ? I wishing to work the disused and ruined mines.
German Law, has constantly near 300 au- upon them. Great contracts are now makThey see the young chief, who delights not in ed only to send you a hearty salutation, and The great mine of Valenciana is now Engchases,
beg the continuance of your kind remem-lish property (we believe it belongs to the Nor loves at their kind his sharp weapons to bend; brance beyond the ocean, and have fallen Messrs Barclay); it is said to have been And could they but warm to affection's embraces, The hand of affection they'd reach to their friend.
into the old man's garrulity. I commit one of the most productive mines in the
you, and all our friends in America, and all world; if ancient accounts may be relied Oft fierce from an ambush in fury he flashes, your undertakings, to the protection of an upon, the annual profits were at one time To meet the bold warriors he longs to engage ; On his foes from his covert he fearlessly dashes,
Eternal Providence, and assuring you af- equal to a million and a half sterling. And ever will dash, till his blood's chilled with age. friendly recollection, till I pass to those of Mr Poinsett's Notes upon this interest
fectionately of the continuance of my We hope to publish in our next, a review And beside, all the masters of camels have found who die not, once again I commend you to ing country. him
We have seen the first number of the Cam-
We learn from a late London Literary bridge Quarterly Review. If this work is to him, Nor dare they pursue him, e'en when he's alone.
Gazette, the safe arrival of Mr Bullock be considered a fair specimen of the literary
from Mexico, after a sojourn of six months. skill and talent of the University, one must While I live shall my feet to the battle field bear He visited the capital and many principal believe that the Muses are at least preparing
The leading cities, and with great zeal and assiduity to leave their ancient seats. Its grass with my blood soon or late will be wet; For I know, though the sabre of death long should climbed volcanoes and pyramids, drew article-a review of Southey's “ Book of the spare me,
landscapes and temples, exhumed ancient Church”—is quite good ; that is to say, it i - Wado brightly gleaming, must one day be met. images, and unniched long established gods; I exact, thorough, and elaborate, and evi
NEW LITERARY JOURNAL.
94 dently all that the writer could make of it; individuals for which it is intended. There as to be perfectly air-tight. From the upbut it displays no remarkable power of is no contest in the career of the drama. In per portion of the chamber, two tubes prothought or language. The reviewer prais- the years 1821 and 1822, there were produ- ject, of sufficient diameter to allow musket es Dr Southey, and the whole religious his- ced only two melo-dramas. The greater part bullets to pass freely down, for the purpose tory and condition of England, with quite of the works which issue from the Sicilian of loading the gun. Nothing more is neas much zeal as discretion. There is a presses, relate to antiquities and the fine arts. cessary than to lift the short lever of a slidpleasant story related of Archbishop Laud,
ing valve, when the rush of steam into the whom both author and reviewer seem in
chamber instantaneously discharges the clined to praise rather more than most his- A new Literary Journal was announced bullet, with a force much greater than ortorians.
for the month of May—“Revue Euro- dinary gunpowder. Several times, three or “ The spirit of faction arose to such virulence, péenne, ou Productions de l'Esprit humain four balls thrown in at once have been that even the softer sex opened upon him the bat- en France, en Angleterre, en Italie, en Al- stopped in the gun-barrel for want of suffitery of vulgar and insolent invective. An instanca lemagne.” The publication is to be month- cient steam pressure. This might be avoided is related by Heylyn, the biographer of this great ly, and in bulk about ten sheets 8vo. It by giving any degree of pressure required. man, in which the Primate adroitly foiled an antago. proposes to give information of all the Mr Perkins has not yet employed a greater nist of this description with herown weapons. Lady Davies, the widow of the Attorney General of Ire- works published, discoveries made, pro- 'power than thirty-five atmospheres, though land, took upon herself, in the true spirit of fanat-gress ascertained. &c., in the arts and sci- the strength of his apparatus would admit icism, to prophesy against Laud, shortly before his ences in every part of Europe ; and is to five times that power if necessary.” advancement to the Archiepiscopal See; believing be published in English at London, French Mr Perkins' reputation must be injured that the spirit of Daniel had passed into her, be- at Paris, Italian in Italy, German in Ger- by such premature and imperfect accounts cause out of the letters of her name, ELEANOR
It is stated in Davies, she could form the anagram, REVEAL many, &c. Already the contributors and of his inventions as this. O DANIEL ; though by the way, it had too much by editors are provided.
the above notice, that he has only used a an S, and too little by an L. While the other bish
pressure of thirty-five atmospheres; now, ops and clergy were gravely endeavouring to con
EXTRAORDINARY IMPROVISATOR. the force of gunpowder has been ascertainfute this wretched fanatic by arguments deduced A young French poet, who possesses an ed to be equal to one thousand atmospheres, from Scripture, Laud went a readier way to work. astonishing faculty, proposes to improvise and of course, we should presume, a priori
, Taking a pen. he wrote this anagram, «DAME ELEANOR DAVIES-NEVER SO MAD A LADIE," publicly, in French, something very extra- that the force of the balls projected from this and presented it to her, saying, 'Madam, I see you ordinary,-a Tragedy in 5 acts, and a grand apparatus, must be comparatively trifling. build much on anagrams, and I have found one Opera in 3 acts. This young man, M. Eu- And in confirmation, is the fact that three which I hope will suit you.' This threw the whole gène de Pradel, has but just left Sainte or four balls together in the barrel are sufcourt into laughter, and either the poor woman Pelagie, where he has been imprisoned dur- ficient to choke it up, and prevent the disgrew wiser, or was less regarded." There is a review of Irving (the preach- this time he has applied himself closely to any bursting of the barrel, a consequence?
ing five years for political opinions. During charge; yet we are not told that there was er), very abusive and not much to the pur study, and has published several works in which would certainly follow under the pose; and one of St Ronan's Well, in which
same circumstances, had it been chargthe writer endeavours to be exceedingly
ed with gunpowder. Besides, if we recolwitty, but must be satisfied with the credit of good intention. The review of Blunt's
lect right, the generator of Mr Perkins'
The Chinese have a method of hatching new engine works with a presssure of only Vestiges of Ancient Manners discoverable the spawn of fish, and thus protecting it thirty-five or thirty-six atmospheres, and he in Modern Italy, is quite interesting, be- from those accidents which ordinarily des- has found it difficult to provide a boiler which cause the book itself is very much so, as it troy so large a portion of it. The fisher- should bear even this pressure without givplaces in a strong light the remarkable sim- men collect with care on the margin and ing way. It is, of course, impossible, or ilarity between the Catholic form of Chris- surface of waters, all those gelatinous mas- exceedingly improbable, that his present tianity and the Pagan institutions which it ses which contain the spawn of fish ; after apparatus should be able to bear five times supplanted. The review of Croly's Cati- they have found a sufficient quantity, they this pressure, or one hundred and seventyline is pretty good, but far inferior to that fill with it the shell of a fresh hens-egg, five atmospheres, which this account states which appeared in the North American which they have previously emptied, stop it will admit. Review some time since, This Review is also an Academical Reg- At the expiration of a certain number of up the hole, and put it under a sitting fowl.
CORRECTION OF THE LOCAL ATTRACTION ister, and contains many pages of Univer- days they break the shell in water warmed sity Intelligence, Prize Poems, Lectures, by the sun, the young fry are presently
The Board of Longitude has voted the &c. &c.
hatched, and they are kept in pure fresh sum of £500, to Mr Barlow for his simple
water, till large enough to be thrown into invention for correcting the local attracSICILIAN LITERATURE.
the pond with the old fish. The sale of tion of ships. It consists of a plate of iron The “ Bibliothèque Italienne” for 1823, spawn for this purpose forms an important abast the compass, which being regulated contains an account of the literary produc- branch of trade in China.
so as to correct the effects of the ship in tions furnished by Sicily in 1821 and 1822.
any one place, does the same in all places. It does not appear that literature is much
PERKINS' STEAM GUN.
This invention is expected to be of very encouraged or cultivated by the Sicilians. Some late accounts from Great Britain, important service in navigation. In those two years, according to this ac- speak of the application of steam, by our count, only about fifty-six works were pub- celebrated countryman, Mr Perkins, to the All publishers of books throughout the lished. Sicilian Literature is equally poor purpose of discharging bullets from a gun United States, are very earnestly requested in its journals. There is a publication call- barrel. It is said that “his present appa- to forward to us, regularly and seasonably, ed " The Iris,” a journal of sciences, letters, ratus is constructed rather with the view of the names of all works of every kind, preand arts; but it is not very expensively showing the practicability of this applica- paring for publication, in the press, or regot up, being principally composed of ex- tion of steam, than as a model of a machine cently published. As they will be inserted tracts from foreign journals. The“ Abeille,” for that purpose. A copper pipe of two in the Gazette, it is particularly desired which served as a literary Gazette for Si- inches in diameter is connected at one ex- that the exact titles be stated at length. cily, was so badly supported, that it ceased tremity with the steam reservoir belonging **The proprietors of Newspapers, for at the twelfth number. The “ Journal de to Mr Perkins' improved engine, and at which this Gazette is exchanged, and of Médecine,” in which are published the ob- the other with a strong metal chamber. which the price is less than that of the servations made at the great Hospital of Into this chamber a strong gun-barrel is Gazette, are expected to pay the difference. Palermo, may be interesting to the class of) firmly screwed in a horizontal direction, so
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