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slight exclamation of surprise, the maiden ex-mon means: the lips of his priest have spok. tended her arms towards him, while heavy en it.” tears rolled over her fair cheek, the first she Jowanda left the palace, and hurried forth had shed since the defeat of her best hopes. to cast himself in prayer at Krishna's shrine;

Jowanda bent towards his sister, and clasp- but the fiat of the council had gone forth, ed her in his arms; but as Komari felt the and his words availed nothing. Poison, in straining fervor of his embrace, and the hot the many shapes known in an Eastern harem, tears that mingled with her own, she started was soon tried, but the pure system of their back, and tremblingly inquired : “Ah! there intended victim repelled the means, or acted must be some new terror to affect thee thus, as their antidote, and still the helpless maidmy brother. Speak—tell me: why am I thus en lived in doomed solitude; while her frantic alone-why have I thus passed long hours mother, confined to a distant chamber, pourcommuning with my own sad thoughts, while ed forth maniacal ravings against the destroymy dear mother and kind companions solace ers of her child. me no more ?” “Alas! sweet sister," replied Jowanda,“ have none told thee, then-none prepared thee for thy sentence? Knowest thou not that the assembled chiefs have doom- Hours had passed away—those long, long ed thee to destruction, and that mine, as no hours, in which the heart receives no comfortcommon hand, was armed for the deed of hor- and days—every one of which is as a century ror? Komari! thy loveliness and sorrow have of endurance to the brain oppressed with unnerved me. I came hither, urged by the thought-yet still Komari sat with closed eyes, compelling sense of duty to my race and fam- calmly awaiting the doom which she now prayily, but thus do I now abandon my murder-ed might speedily arrive. Her cheek had lost ous design, cursing the serpent-tongues that its roundness, her eye its light. She had won me to accept the charge;" and so saying, contemplated death so long, that she had the priest disengaged a poignard from his ceased to desire to live, and no other emotion girdle, and hurled it through the open win- was apparent but the flickering smile which dow of the apartment.

hovered on her cheek, when a new footstep The maiden started, then clung to her was heard approaching her apartment. This brother's arm, and gazed wildly in his face; was apparent now, as a slave-an aged wobut soon the truth flashed on her puzzled man, one whom Komari had scarcely noted senses; then disengaging herself from the in the rawula-approached, bearing in her priest's support, and leaning against the lat- hand a jewelled cup, from which a strange tice of the apartment, with a gasping voice and lulling odor pervaded the apartment. she exclaimed :-"Ah! is it so ? Death! It “My child," she whispered, bending towards is very terrible; and I must prepare for a fate the maiden, "your eye is feverish, that, I thank the gods, comes not from a broth-Aushed; you have need of rest; drink this er's hand. Leave me, dear Jowanda, and be potion prepared from the finest herbs; you sure that when you hear Komari weeps no will sleep soundly, and know no grief." more, she met her doom as a Rajpoot maiden, The maiden took the proffered cup, and risworthy of her race."

ing as she did so, replied :-"True; I much The brother listened. He saw the light of need rest, both for my heart and brain, and heroic purpose beam from her eye; the beau- the kusümba draught will surely fail me not. tiful resignation of filial obedience stealing Bear, I charge thee, to my father my humble over her face; and overcome with tenderness reverence, and tell him that I fear not death, and grief, he hid his face in the folds of his but rather thank him for ending thus my sorample robe, and hurried from the apart- rows. He gave me life, and has full right to ment.

reclaim it at my hands. From my birth was Again Jowanda stood in the council of the I marked for sacrifice, and I thank him that princes, and to their inquiring glances he I have lived so long. I gratefully accept the thundered forth denunciations of ruin and bridegroom he ordains, and bow my head to destruction to all who plotted against his sis- his command." ter's life. “Woe, woe!” he cried, "to the So saying, the maiden raised the jewelled land and to the prince whose safety is so cup, and drained it to its dregs; but having purchased. The curse of Krishna is on them done so, it fell suddenly from her grasp, as a and on all who put forth their hand against the clash of arms resounded through the harem, innocent and pure. The princess Komari is and Prince Zalim, rushing into the apartthe favorite of the sun-god, who has bestowed ment, clasped Komari in his arms. “You upon her a talisman of rare virtue, and he are saved, sweet one,” he cried, "you are who seeks her injury shall perish by no com- saved! the palace is ours! but we must fly

your cheek

From the Court Journal.

at once, for the hosts of Sangram are upon

BALLAD ROMANCE. us." He paused, but as he did so, a shrill laugh broke upon his ear, and, starting back, his glance fell upon the fiend-like countenance of the aged slave, who pointed exultingly to the fallen cup. Zalim, snatched it from in the days long gone by to a castle's tall keep,

A maiden retired to watch and to weep, the ground. “Aye,” he cried," is this, thrice for her Knight had gone forth, to a far distant land, cursed hag, thy work—and dost thou triumph Wealth and honors to win, ere he sued for her in thine infernal office ?" He said no more;

hand. but, seizing the struggling woman in his arms, bore her without, and, casting her from the Long years in the bloom of her beauty and youth, nearest rampart, watched her fall, down, far Sustained by the hope, no persuasions could move,

She rejected all suitors, and guarded her truth; dowu, among the crashing boughs of the dark. That Sir Edmund was living, and true to her love. ening foliage, to the lairs of the beasts that prowled below, and then, returning to the At length o'er the sea a gray palmer there came, couch of his affianced bride, clasped his arms Like those of her lover, had fallen in fight,

Who told how a Knight, with a crest and a name around her dying form, vainly beseeching her As at Centa he warr'd with the Saracens' might. to bless him with her love. But, alas ! in that fond embrace joined the enemy whom none

The tale was believed; yet in Isabel's breast could baffle; and so it was, that when the Hope nestled the closer, and whisper'd her rest;

Nor fled, till her father has bade her decide soldiers of Sangram Singh forced their way The day when another shall call her his bride. into the harem of the Rana Umra (as soon they did), defiance met them even there, even Then her cheek lost its bloom, and her eye lost its from that couch where lay the Jeitpoor Rajah, She watched thro' the day, and she wept thro' the Zalim Singh, with his fair bride, the beauti

night, ful Komari,united by the bonds of death! Entreating kind Heaven, in its infinite grace,

To release her by death ere that marriage had place. The Rajah Sangram Singh withdrew his on the eve of the bridal, the lady has gone hosts, and the land was left in peace; but its To the keep's highest turret, all wretched and prince was a heart-stricken man, aged before Where, praying, she raised her wan face to the his time, and desolate in the palace of his sky, fathers. He gave alms freely, and mostly so

“Oh! grant me to see him once more ere I die."' to the priestly class who ministered at the And lo! a Knight's lance flashes bright in the sun, richly-sculptured mausoleum, where, night The river he's forded, the castle he's won; and day, burned vases of perfumed oil before Yes! 'tis he! Ah! what raptures the Knight's the last resting-place of his murdered child bosom swell, and of her broken-hearted mother.

As his glance meets the form of his own Isabel.
At the entrance she greets him with one holy kiss.
All his toils are repaid by that moment of bliss ;
For that meeting how fondly his true heart has

beat,
ODE TO HOPE.

To lay all his titles and gold at her feet.
But short were his transports,-he sees with alarm

That her light, shadowy form, faintly clings to his
From Chambers's Edinburgh Journal.

arm ; O GENTLE Hope ! whose lovely form

And he marks that her face, tho'ļit up with love's The plunging sea-boy, ʼmidst the storm, Sees beckoning from the strand,

Pale and pure, bears the impress of suffering and If yet thy smile can chase the sighs From love and adverse fate which rise, 0 view this lifted hand !

• Long, long have I tarried, my true love," she

.cried, Through dire despair's tremendous shade,

“ To tell thee how sorely my faith has been tried ; Supported by thy secret aid, The troubled spirit flies.

But I've triumphed-thou’rt come-1 shall now be

at reet;" Thy sight sustains his drooping powers, Thv finger points to brighter hours,

Then with one gentle sigh she fell dead on his

breast. And clears the distant skies. Then haste thee, Hope, and o'er my

head,

The Knight's rich in treasures he's gathered in While yet impervious tempests spread,

war, Obtrude thy magic form:

The Baron can look o'er his lands spread afar; O give me, ere gay youth decline,

But gladly, oh! gladly their wealth would they To view the fair Želinda mine,

give, And I'll despise the storm.

All their gold and broad lands, to bid Isabel live.

BY JOHN MASON GOOD.

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|gious persuasions. All citizens are equal before

the law. Individual liberty is inviolable. The EMEUTE IN THE CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES.-A slave trade is prohibited. A slave of any nation is more successful example of political audacity, one free on setting foot on the soil of Greece. There might say impudence, has never been given than is liberty of the press, and the censorship is not in the conduct of the Legitimists in the French permitted under any pretext.-Examiner. Chamber. These gentlemen have defiled the Government and constitutional system at home by com

THE WILL

THE MARQUESS ing to London, openly paying court to the Duke of Wellesley have just been proved by Mr. John Bordeaux, and proclaiming him King of France. Thornton Down, the sole executor, who has a They then returned quietly to Paris, and, because legacy of £1,000. He bequeaths to Mr. Alfred the Ministry sought to insert in the address two Montgomery, his private secretary, £1,000, “ in words of censure on their culpable manæuvres, they regard of his affectionate, dutiful, and zealous serset up the loudest cries of being the most injured vices, and the residue of his property to his wife, and aggrieved of men. Nay, they succeeded in Mary. Ann, Marchioness of Wellesley. By the turning the tables on the Minister, and in bringing codicil he gives to his secretary (Mr. Montgomery), forward M. Guizot's preference of the constitutional in addition to the legacy in bis will, all his manugovernment of Louis the Eighteenth to the mili- scripts; and gives the following directions, which tary despotism of Napoleon, as a crine deserving are verbatim :-“And I desire him to publish such lapidation in 1844. Having succeeded in hustling of my papers as shall tend to illustrate my two adM. Guizot, the Legitimists then shake the dust of ministrations in Ireland, and to protect my honor the Chamber from their feet and depart. They against the slander of Melbourne and his pillar of discharge it, as a footman might his master. In state, O'Connell.To Lord Brougham he leaves most periods of French history these gentlemen " Homer," in four vols., and earnestly desires him would have been hanged, drawn, and quartered ; to assist him in publishing his M88., saying, "I and most certainly the insertion of two words of leave my memory in his charge, confiding in his censure in the address is a penalty under which the justice and honor.” To Earl Grey“ my George, Legitimists need not have groaned or writhed. carved on an amethyst, and worn by George II.”

The scene was most uproarious when M. Ber- To his valet he leaves his wearing apparel, robes, ryer complained that the Chamber could not have stars, &c., " for his kindness during my illness." been more severe to him had he gone to Ghent. The property is sworn under £6,000.-Britannia. M. Guizot ascended the tribune and opened his mouth many times, but the yells of opposition REFINEMENT.-In Dresden, a little ragged child drowned his excuses.

For more than an hour this was heard to call from the window of a mean house lasted, the President being unable to command to her opposite neighbor_"Please, Mrs. Muller, silence, and none of the independent supporters of mother sends her best compliments, and, if it's fine the Ministers coming forward with courage to face weather, would you go a-begging with her to-morand to quell the storm. Singular to say, this row !"-Morning Post. extravagant outburst, excited by M. Berryer, was against the elder Bourbons, against M. Berryer's THERE died lately at Colmar, in the Haut Rhin, own principles and dynasty, whilst M. Guizot's an Israelite, at the age of ninety-eight, leaving an curious preference of Louis the Eighteenth to immense fortune. This he accumulated by buy. Napoleon was certainly the act of a constitutional ing and selling land, by purchasing reversions, and Royalist.

by granting loans of money with usurious interest. The French are, however, so stark staring mad He was blind for the last twenty years of his life, in their absurd fear and jealousy of the etranger, and yet examined, personally, all the property purthat they cannot be considered rational beings on chased before he concluded the bargain, which he that subject. There can be no use in arguing with took care should be a good one for himself. When or of them. The present result of this commence land was the object he went over every part of it, ment of the Parliament's campaign must, however, and when a house was offered to him, he visited be noted. M. Guizot had succeeded in neutralizing every room from top to bottom, running his hands the Legitimists in the Chamber, and making one- over all that he could touch, and making his guide half of them vote with him. Now this is undone, give him the details of such parts as he could not and all the Legitimists are in opposition. The reach. He had, it is affirmed, between 6,000 and Molé party, opining that the King is vexed at the 7,000 persons who owed him money, and when Regent's dotation not being brought forward, has ever it was required to settle an account with any deserted to opposition at the same time ; whilst M. one of these, his numerous debtors, he immediately Thiers brings his band in support of Count Molé. gave, from memory, an accurate statement of every This makes a formidable coalition, and the general item, principal and interest, dates and circumopinion is that M. Guizot cannot long resist it. stances, being, in fact, a living journal and ledger

One is curious to see what the French will think-Galignani's Messenger.
of our debate, of the lukewarm definition of his
alliance with France given by Sir Robert Peel, of

A Lost Watch.-About the year 1793, when the use made of the admissions of MM. Thiers and the antimony mines at Glendinning, in the pa risb Guizot by Lord John Russell and Lord Palmer- of Westerkirk, Dumfriesshire, were in full operaston, and of the declaration of Lord Brougham that tion, and on a day when the miners had met, as he knew France and the French much better than usual, at the Knock (a noted rendezvous for regale. M. Thiers and Count Molé, the present leaders of ment), one of the company, named Andrew Johnthe French opposition. But we shall have French ston, observing the ploughman of Bonees at work comments on this subject next week.—Examiner. in an adjoining field, went and invited him to go

for a glass, offering to plough till he returned. It GREECE.—The Levant packet brings a summary may be easily supposed, Andrew not being overof the projected constitution of Greece. The domi- steady, that it would take some pains to keep the nant religion of Greece is that of the orthodox plough right, and “ draw a gude straught." How. church of the East; freedom in Greece for all reli- ever that may be, Andrew dropped his watch while.

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ploughing, and buried it so deep, that although example, Chateaubriand avoids as much as possible numerous grapes and spades were put into imme- the use of the relative pronouns qui and que, and diate service, till his furrows were literally har- in their stead employs verbs in the participial form, rowed, still no watch appeared. The field has ending in ant. This sufficiently accounts for the ever since undergone the periodical ordeal of speedy consumption of the types a and n in your ploughing, with the rest of the farm, and the watch printing.office.' remained in the earth till the 19th ult., when it was turned up by David Thompson, the present ploughman. The steel parts have gone to powder, buting of the admirers of the Rev. Dr. Isaac Watts was

Dr. I. Watts.—Thursday an influential meetthe wheels are yet entire, with and number. This noted watch has thus been in held at the King's Arms, in the Poultry, to conthe ground for 50 years, and many still living

sider the propriety of erecting a monument to his remember the circumstance of the loss, the event memory. W. A. Hankey, Esq., was called to the having excited a great deal of interest in the parish.

chair, and a subscription was opened.— Examiner. - Galloway Advertiser.

SALE OF AUTOGRAPHS.- :-An interesting collec. FULFILMENT OF A DREAM.—A young man named tion of letters and autographs of eminent characters, John Gray, residing at Cinderford, before he went both living and dead, has been sold by Mr. Fletcher to his usual work, at the Crump Meadow coal-pits, in Piccadilly. It was stated in the catalogue to told his mother that he had dreamed he was at his belong to a “ lady of title, an eminent authoress," work, and that a large stone fell upon him and and it was understood that the lady was Lady Harkilled him. He then went to his employment, but riet d'Orsay. The following were some of the had not been in the pit many hours, before an im- most important articles :-A letter from his late mense block of stone, as much as four or five men

Majesty George IV. to Mrs. Robinson, sold for 24s. could move, fell upon him. He lingered somewhat A letter from Mrs. Jordan, dated Bushey-park, less than an hour in the most indescribable agony, 1798, 308. Another letter from the same lady, 428 when death released him from his sufferings. A Letters from G. Colman the elder, to Macklin, coroner's inquest has been held, and a verdict of Fawcett, and Bannister, on the farce of the Reviere " Accidental death.” returned. Thus has an aged and the song of “The Ghost,” in Bannister's Budmother been deprived of her only surviving son, get, realized sums of 10s. 158. and 20s. each. A having had another killed in a similar manner about letter from Garrick to Newcombe, 228. A letter of four years since.— Bath Journal.

the late Edmund Kean, sold for 31s. The numbers

on the catalogue from No. 65 to 108 consisted of CHATEAUBRIAND.-The following anecdote re

letters from Munden, Young, Quick, C. Mathews, spectiog Chateaubriand's grammatical construction,

Liston, J. Kemble, Terry, Tate Wilkinson, Mais at least amusing. “In the year 1829,” says the dame Vestris, Bunn, Power, Sheridan Knowles, Foreign Quarterly Review, “ Pinard, the eminent &c., and realized sums from 58. to 108. The sig. printer, of Paris, was engaged by the bookseller, nature of Sir Isaac Newton, to a receipt, 20s. Å Ladvocat, to print the collected works of Chateau- receipt of Sir Christopher Wren, written on the day briand. Every one must be aware, that in deal. he died, and dated 1718, 10s. From No. 118 to 150, ing out types for the use of the compositors in a

the collection consisted of letters from eminent printing-office, it is not necessary to supply all the painters, comprising the names of Lawrence, letters of the alphabet in equal numbers. For ex

Beechy, Copley, Shee, Constable, Hayter, Stanample, a very few of the leiter z will be required in field, &c., and realized sums averaging from 258. proportion to hundreds of the letters A or B. Being date 1645, 258. A letter from Matthew Prior to

to 58. A letter of Lord Edward Herbert, bearing supplied with type, distributed in the usual relative proportions, the compositors in Pinard's office set Braithwate, 258. A letter from the poet Shento work on the new edition of Chateaubriand stone to the Honorable Mr. Knight, relative to his After the lapse of a day or two, one of the composi- poems, sold for 34s. Letter from Bloomfield retors applied to the foreman of the office for a fresh specting his poem of the “Farmer's Boy," 20s. supply of letter A. The foreman expressed some

A letter from Southey, the late poet laureate, to surprise, but finding that the man had not a single Sir Walter Scott, 12s. Letter from Chevalier Ramletter A remaining, he ordered a fresh supply. sey to the Pretender, 138. Letter from G. Scott to Presently another compositor, employed on another the Earl of Buchan, 23s. A letter from the Duke volume of the work, and in quite a different part of of Wellington to Madame St. Etienne, 168. The the office, entered the foreman's room; and declared other lots consisted of letters from Mooro, Canning, that he too had used all his letters a. This infor- Byron, &c., and brought small sums.-Gentleman's mation created some dismay, and a suspicion arose

Magazine that a portion of the type must have been stolen; but the compositor declared his conviction that no AMERICAN NEWSPAPER Wir.-" Halloo, boy, theft had been committed, and that if the number ain't you got a daddy living?" “ No, but my broof a's in the composed sheets were counted, they thers have !” " What's their names?" would be found to correspond with the number of they're both named Bill, except Sam, and his types distributed to him. Whilst this point was name's Bob! My name's Booze, but they calls me under discussion, a third compositor made his ap- Boozy for short. Any thing more to ax?"- Lit. pearance, and announced that he had used all his Gaz. letters N. Struck with the singularity of these facts, Pinard mentioned the subject to Raymond, BORING FOR WATER IN AFRICA.- From A lexanwho has since then rendered himself eminent by dria, we hear that the Pasha is about to ro ut one his philological learning: What can be the rea- more of the monsters of the desert--by bor ing for son,' inquired Pinard, that so many letters A and water between Cairo and Suez, which he e xpects are required in printing Chateaubriand's work?' to find, sweet, at the depth of 1000 feet. For •The reason is obvious,' replied Raymond; and this purpose he is awaiting an apparatus, o rdered you will find that in proportion as the celebrated from England, calculated for boring to the de pth o writer employs A and N, he apares and 1. For ( 1500 feet.-Ath.

" Why, SCIENCE AND ARTS.

Lieut. Christopher's EXPLORATIONS ON THE

North-East Coast or AFRICA.—He explored ON THE TEMPERATURE NATURAL TO MAN IN HIS this coast from Kilwa to Hafun, and discovered an ParsioLOGICAL AND PATHOLOGICAL Condition.- important river, to which he has given the name of After giving the mean temperature of new-born Haines, after the political agent at Aden. Haines , children, and those of older growth, in a state of river, it appears, takes its rise somewhere at the health, at 370 centigrade, M. Rozer proceeds to foot of the southern slope of the great Abyssinian study the temperature in the diseases of childhood, plateau, and after a long and winding course through the laws which govern it, and the application ihe plains, approaches to within ten miles of the which may be made of those laws in the art of re- sea, in about 1° 40' N. lat. and 44° 35' E. long., at cognizing the affections of the first period of man's a place called Galwen, whence it runs parallel with

He concludes from a series of experi- the coast to Barawa, a distance of about 45 miles ; ments :- 1. That the maximum of heat is 42° 50, and then diverging a little inland eventually empand the minimum 23° 50 ; thus the temperature of ties itself into a lake having no known ontlet. Besick children varies about 19.%; whereas, according tween the river and the sea runs a range of sand to M. Auchal, the variation in adults does not ex. hills, about 200 feet high, through which, it apo ceed seven degrees. 2. That whenever the tem- pears, much of the water reaches the sea by infil. perature of a child is above thirty-eight degrees, tration : it is every where met with along the it may be said fever exists. This increase of heat coast, in this part, near the surface, and at a very is the surest existence of the febrile state, for in the little distance above high-water mark. case of a new-born child the pulsation is frequently The country on the banks of the river, where as high as from 120 to 140, without there being the visited by Lieut. Christopher, was found to consist slightest fever or any appearance of ill health. 3. of a rich'soil, well cultivated by a happy and hospiThe thermometer announces the existence of fever, table race. Grain ripens all the year, and yields but it does not indicate its nature. 4. The affec- from 80 to 150 fold. '1300 lbs. of Jouari were obtions of childhood which produce the maximum of tained for one dollar! Lieut. Christopher is of caloric are pneumonia and typhus fever. 5. Ty- opinion, that, with proper cultivation, every luxury plius fever is the only malady in which a consider- of the East might be here produced with facility: able elevation of the temperature may exist, with a The population is represented as considerable; and moderate acceleration of the pulse. Typhus fever along the coast the inhabitants were in some places has another character which distinguishes it from found living in fine stope dwellings-the probable enteritis, viz., its high state of caloric even in slight remains of Portuguese establishments.Lil. Gaz. cases, whereas, on the contrary, in enteritis the maximum of heat is 390 6. If in the case of a child STEAM CARRIAGES.- We understand that a whose respiration and pulsation are notably accele- steam carriage has at last been invented, adapted rated, the thermometer should mark 41°, or even in every respect for locomotion on common turn40°, it may be asserted, without fear of error, that pike roads. The carriage for passengers is some: there is pneumonia. 7. The diseases attended with thing like an ordinary stage coach, and is propelled the lowering of the temperature are very rare; the by an engine on two extra wheels, fitted closely to heat is partially diminished in paralysis, gangrene, the rear of the carriage, but which can be discon. cholera, and intermittent fever in the cold stage. nected at pleasure. The machinery is inuch sim8. It is not demonstrated that the general tempera- plified, and is rendered so compact that it can be Lure of the body is ever lower in adults, but this is placed upon patent springs of such construction positively the case with new-born children, where that its liability to derangement from the unevenThere is induration of the cellular tissue. 9. If, in ness of surface on common roads is entirely a new-born child, aged from one to eight days, the avoided. This appears to be a most important im. thermometer indicates a heat of less than 36°, the provement, as it gets rid of the only obstacle development of this disease may be dreaded, and if | hitherto found insurmountable in the way of sucit falls to 32°, 30°, and aven lower, no doubt can be cessful locomotion on common roads. It has entertained of the existence of the malady. If, in already been run several thousand miles, over some the subsequent application of the thermometer un of the worst roads in England, ascending and deder the arm-pit, the mercury rises or falls, then scending the steepest hills with facility and safety, just in proportion with its variations we may infer and maintaining an average speed of fifteen miles that the induration is increasing or diminishing. an hour. A company has been formed to bring it The lowering of the temperature in the disease is into use.- Morning Chronicle. sometimes extraordinary; in many cases the cold is even greater than that of the bodies of children CAST-Iron Bridge.—The principal novelty of dead 10 or 12 hours.-Atheneum.

existence.

this work, which was proposed, and its execu.

tion superintended by Mr. Ward of Falmouth, is INTERESTING MEDAL.--A person turning up the the mode of constructing the two piers, which were ground in the environs of the village of Goemminge, externally of cast iron in the form of caissons, each in the isle of Oeland, found a medal of fine gold, weighing about 23 tons; the plates composing each representing the god' Odin standing on a kind of caisson were put together on a platform erected platform, and the iwo ravens, his messengers, on upon piles over the site of the pier ; the bottom of his shoulders. On the reverse is an inscription in the river being levelled by a scoop-dredger, the an unknown character, surrounded with a string of caisson was lowerod, and some clay being thrown beads. The medal has an eye attached to it, which around the exterior, a joint was formed, so nearly seems to indicate that it was meant to be suspended water-tight that two small pumps drained it in six to a collar. It is the only monument hitherto hours. The foundation being then excavated to known with a representation relative to the my: the requisite depth, the caisson, which sank as the thology of the Edida. The fine execution, and still excavation proceeded, was filled with concrete and more the shape of the characters of the inscription, masonry ; cap-plates were next fixed for supporting indicate a foreign, perhaps an Asiatic origin.' It is eight pillars with an entablature, to which was atto be sent to the Royal Museum of Northern An- tached one end of the segmental arches, 57 feet tiquities at Stockholm.-Lit. Gaz.

span, with a versed sine of 5 feet 2 inches. There

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