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Rang loud, and stopped him in his pride of place. small town, similarly situated, and not a back; which, before the discovery of Pom-
He 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 VeOr 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 bad, forA 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 dee gle 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 flame 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. I can 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,

after so long an interval. It would appear that its depth is two thousand feet; but it And slept among the dewy leaves again

that, sixteen years before the shower of is a most horrid, magnificent sight. Here A long, unbroken sleep; and in that tree Which cradled it, it found its airy grave.

sand and ashes from Vesuvius occurred, 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 burial among these ndians, 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. In but paved; and the mark of the carriage spite of the sad example of Herculaneum 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 ; O that the desert were my dwelling place,

ployed in excavating; and so a great num- and our guide told us that one of them, call. With one fair spirit for my minister !".

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 painted. There are two theatres standing, simple method of liquefying the gases by 0! I shall not regret the lost Eden of bliss With a being like you, in an island like this. and one amphitheatre, all nearly perfect; the application of heat. 'It consists in plac

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

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


and sulphureous acid gas. When these owner's name painted in red, and the sign About fifty miles from Albergo Vittoria, of his shop rudely carved above the door. gases were reproduced they occasioned

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 Pæstum. 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 Dayis 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 ars 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 ! bave 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 unhealthiness 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 horsc- ! containing a few necessary directions as te






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

the Paris Moniteur and in the Bibliothèque *** The proprietors of Newspapers, for

which this Gazette is exchanged, and of In the arrondissemens of Dreux 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 1320 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 far from the village of Boucourt, having its states the following as some of the general rous observations on the polar lights. He

C. H. & Co. broad base resting on the ground, and its

results of his observations: summit lost in the clouds. It consisted of a

TO CORRESPONDENTS. 1. The polar lights are situated in the thick and blackish vapour, in the middle of

We fully intended to print the poem of which were often seen fames in several lightest and highest clouds of our atmos

phere. directions. Advancing along with the storm,

“ Clitus,” but, upon further consideration,

2. They are not confined to the winter are satisfied that it is somewhat too long to it broke or tore up by the roots, in the 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,

favourable circumstances, at all times, but 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

4. He never heard any noise proceed more particularly our reasons for declining all sides; the roofs, when carried off, broke

from them. in pieces, and the débris were dragged to

5. Their common form, in Iceland, is the to make use of it, if he will give us an opthe distance of half a league by the force of 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 by the fall of their houses, and those who within the limits of clouds containing them. enable us to comply with the requisition at

6. Their motions are various, but always B, C,” were not received soon enough to were occupied in the labours of the field, were overthrown or blown away by the

tached to them. whirlwind. Hailstones as large as the fist,

The first number of the transactions of

These three poems lie in the bookstore of and stones and other foreign bodies carried 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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The lower part of the waterspout is suppos- the temple of Minerva, supported by six American Lady.
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Boston Journal of Philosophy and the diameter.

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By Richardson f. Lord-Boston. - 1 month, a waterspout was observed, accom- Medicinc ac Naturalium Scientiarum Bo

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use of Schools By A. T. Lowe, M. Ď. first carried off the roof a house, in which ell of New York, are honorary members of two children were crushed to pieces, and the Academy. the parents wounded. The waterspout

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Sailors' Physician, containing Medical

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Cummings' First Lessons in Geography from the most approved writers, and designed for This work may occasionally contain discussions and Astronomy, with seven Maps and a




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