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my name and profession in Ispahan; are inclined to think, certainly not and further, that if any person has of an age to be insensible to attracassumed them, let him be old or tions such as are now before me : young, he is a counterfeit, and therefore, if your cure depends means to impose on the loveliest of upon me her sex.”
66 You !” exclaimed Zulima : "I
ain now convinced," said Zu “ You are not the person I allude lima, recovering herself; “ you are
to !" perfectly right, most learned Nadir! “ Believe me, lovely Zulima, I and I intreat your pardon.”. am the only Nadir in Ispahan."
“ She seems more collected since « Then I am more wretched than you have arrived," said Tangra. I even imagined. How have I been
6 No doubt!" returned Nadir. deceived ?" “ I think, from the few observations « Deceived!” said Nadir : «I that I have already made, that I thought just now that her senses can answer for her cure.”
had returned; but I perceive she “Let all, except Nadir, leave the again wanders." room,” said Zuliina, whose pene “ Yet," continued Zulima, “ the trating eyes had for some time been gravity of your appearance ; your fixed upon the sage.
age " All!” cried Tangra ; "you will My age !" cried the Apothesurely suffer me to attend you." cary:
By no means !” returned Zuli. " The mild benevolence of your ma, whose keen and animated glan- aspectces seemed now again to indicate is The fit seems to have passed intellectual commotion.
over,” said Nadir. " You must suffer her to have Inclines me to make you my her way !” said Nadir.
confidant: therefore, most vénera66 I will! I will !” exclaimed the ble Nadir! listen to me." young lady.
( No one shall con " Venerable !” said the sage to troul me!"
himself; “ I am afraid it will be “ No one will attempt it, most difficult to effect this cure.” lovely and interesting Zulima ! you “ Well, listen to me." waved your hand, and your attend 6 I could for ever listen to you, ants have all retired. Alla protect most lovely Zulima !” us! What do I see? the daughter " Come sit by me :
now be all of Mirza in tears !"
attention," she continued, holding up “ What do you see? Oh, Nadir ! her finger. “ The care of the matron you see before you a vile hypo- whom you just now saw, Tangra, crite!”
my nurse (for I still call her by " A vile hypocrite!” repeated that fond epithet), could only be Nadir. “What strange turns there equalled by the indulgence of my are in this disorder!"
father and the love of my brother. “ An abominable wretch !" I never knew my mother. Within
6 Wretch!" said the apothecary, the walls of this Haram, every obfixing her, eyes upon her while she ject that could form the taste, imcontinued, “ who has deceived her prove the mind, or amuse and gratifather, set at defiance the injunctions fy the senses, was collected. I had no of her religion and the laws of her wish to wander beyond the bounds country, and dared to suffer a pase of its extensive gardens, until my sion for a youth of the name of Na. father presented to me a Grecian dir to take possession of her heart!” slave of the name of Lesbia.
66 Is that all?" said the apothe " Touched with her condition, I cary.
freely conversed with her, and " All!” returned the lady. found her genius as great as had
“ Yes?” he continued ; “because been her misfortunes. The educathough not so very a youth as you tion she had received bespoke her
former rank in society. To her I at once obliterated from my mind became attached (nay, from my all that Absalom had said respecting warmth of temper,
I may say, de. the trinkets, nay, the trinkets themvoted); but from her I one day selves. Never had I seen a man so heard a word then' as much a perfectly beautiful. My brother, stranger to my ears as the idea although he has been esteemed a which it inspired was to my mind : model of perfection, is, in features this word was liberty!"
and form, much his inferior. He “ A pretty important one," said was examining a brilliant sabre,
therefore I had time to conteniplate “ I found it so," returned Zulima, him, but without exchanging a word “ from the ideas which it inspired; I left the shop. The next day ) for, not satisfied with the histories sent Lesbia to enquire his name. which Lesbia constantly recited of How, or from what source, she de. the unconstrained piety of the Gre- rived her intelligence, I have never cian matrons, and the unconstrained asked; but she informed me, that chastity of the Grecian virgins, they his name was Nadir, an apothecary, seemed to desire to take a still wid- living in the Meydan. er range, and, freed from the " She did me a great deal of hoshackles in which my country's cus- nour,” said Nadir; “but although, toms had confined the female mind for a little man, not absolutely des. and the female body, explore those picable, she must have wanted eyes places which I had only observed if she had mistaken me for my through the lattices of the carriage guest, who is, without exception, I which conveyed me from the black think, the most beautiful youth in marble palace, our winter, to the the kingdom.” white marble palace, our summer
« Is he a Persian ?" residence. This desire I communi "" He is from the capital of Golcated to Tangra. She was amazed. conda,” said Nadir. My father was still more astonished; “ His birth is unquestionably no. but, accustomed to indulge me in ble?”— every thing, he permitted me to go 66 Brilliant,” he continued, “ it abroad sometimes, attended only by certainly is; for his father is an the eunuchs and Lesbia. In the eminent jeweller and diamond mer. course of these excursions, it was chant in- But I dare say no more. my delight to visit the shops; In fact, I have said all I know, except which, I need not inform you, oh that some domestic disagreement Nadir! exhibit so brilliant and obliged him to travel ; and I hope magnificent a spectacle in this im- that some pleasing circumstance perial city. A few days since, we, will induce him to reside with me; among others, called at that of an for since his arrival every thing has eminent Jew."
prospered in my house; and then he What! Black Absalom?' said is so affable, so even tempered, so Nadir.
generous, so truly benevolent“ The same," returned Zulima. Merciful Alla!-Nurse!-Lesbia! “ He was showing us his superb as --Slaves !-Attend! your lady semblage of jewels and tasteful faints !!! trinkets, when a young man entered. This exclamation of Nadir's soon Our veils were down; therefore we filled the apartment with attendcontinued in the shop, struck with ants, some of whom immediately admiration
communicated the event that caus“ Of the young man, or the trink- ed it to Mirza, who sent for Na. ets?” said Nadir.
dir in an instant. " As,” continued Zulima, “ I “ How do you find your patient ?" mean to unbosom myself to you with cried the afflicted father. the utmost sincerity, I will freely 66 Better than I expected!" re'confess that the sight of this youth turned the apothecary.
“ Better! why I hear that she is eunuch is to call on me this evennow in a fit."
ing. To morrow I will see her " I mean worse,” said Nadir, again." « for the present; but she will be “ I just return, noble Mirza, to better hereafter."
tell you I have seen lier, and we “ Heaven and earth! how you an seem to be in a good way.” swer me! Are these fits the effects
“ Rest”-Light food”—“Gentle of her disorder ?”
exercise"_" Air"_" The mind to 6 Yes!”
be unbent with moderate amuseThen you think she is far ment.”-“ Music”- Reading”
and-hem-a hem_" I have no “ Very far gone indeed,” return- doubt but all will go well.” ed Nadir. You do not," said Mirza,
(To be continued.) " deem ber incurable ?"
« No? I have a medicine at home that I think will cure her!”
" Then,” cried Mirza, “ fly for For the Literary Magazine. it instantly !!
" I cannot," continued Nadir, NEW RELIGIOUS SECT. « fly, nor can I very speedily produce it: I must first see what turn A SECT has lately been disher disorder has taken, as her fa. covered in Silesia, which, though vourite maid has just whispered they have existed upwards of a cenme, that she has in some degree re. tury, have not attracted the public covered from her fit.”
attention till lately. This conceal“ Be sure you prescribe that me ment has been chiefly occasioned by dicine"
their peculiar and fundamental max“ I will, if I should deem it pru. ims, which enjoin them to conform dent."
outwardly to the rites and ceremo“ And," continued Mirza, “ see nies of other sects, when required her take it yourself; for she threw to do so by considerations of personal the last prescription out of the win ease and safety ; to abstain from atdow."
tempting to make any converts • She will not throw my medicine from the followers of a different out of the window, I'll engage.” faith, and to communicate their te.
6 No!” said Lesbia, who just en nets only in the way of education, "tered, my lady has too great a to their own children, or to infants regard for whatsoever comes from consigned by poverty or death of the house of the sage Nadir; for natural protectors to their care. In she says, oh noble Mirza! that he their modes of worship they interis not only the tenderest, the most pret strictly that injunction in scripsagacious, but the very best physi. ture, When you pray, go into your cian that she ever had in her life; closets, and pray in secret, &c. and that she will follow his advice Worship, according to them, is acin every thing; and has no doubt ceptable, when offered in sincerity, but, through his scientific influence, by whomsoever and in whatsoever her cure will soon be complete." manner offered, but the precept of
“ This,” said Mirza, " is indeed Christ, rightly understood, enjoins surprizing !"
solitary and secret prayer. Accor“Not at all, oh Mirza !” replied dingly, they abjure all assemblies Nadir: “ when a patient is proper. and churches for religious worship. ly treated, these turns are common. Their forms of devotion are a set of This young lady seems so perfectly hymns in Latin, composed by their to have recovered her senses, that I founder, in which the topics menwill only look in upon her
to take my tioned in the Lord's prayer are leave for the present. Tamas the strictly adhered to ; but these hymns
are regarded by them as convenient, don, observations on the camel's stobut not obligatory, and they hold mach, respecting the water it conthemselves at liberty to follow any tains, and the reservoirs in which other mode, or merely to muse in that fluid is enclosed. silence, provided the topics of their The camel, the subject of these meditation are those included in the observations, was a female brought Lord's prayer, and provided it be from Arabia ; it was 28 years old, done in secret. This method in- and said to have been 20 years in cluding their whole practical reli. England. The animal was gion, they, of course, reject all festi- out, and in a state of great debility, vals,solemn days,consecrated places, before it came into the hands of the and all rites, including baplism and college of surgeons, and they put an the eucharist. The latter they con end to its miseries by means of a sider themselves as celebrating narrow double-edged poniard passed whenever they eat and drink with in between the skull and first verterecollections of Christ, this being, bræ of the neck : in this way the according to them, the true mean medulla oblongata was divided, and ing of the command, Do this in re. the animal instantaneously deprived membrance of nie. In their dress, of sensibility. language, manners, and social con In the common mode of pithing duct, they conform to the prevailing an animal, the medulla spinalis only customs of their country. Their is cut through, and the head resystem enjoins no forms of burial, mains alive, which renders it the marriage, &c., peculiar to them most cruel mode of killing an animal selves. These are points indifferent that could be invented. in themselves, and duty prescribes The stomachs of this animal were to conform to custom, because it the first things examined, and, on is the custom, and because a de- measuring the capacities of these parture from it would only occasion different reservoirs in the dead body, trouble and suspicion. In their mo the anterior cells of the first stomach ral and social conduct they are ge were found capable of containing nerally distinguished by good sense, one quart of water, when poured inindustry, and benevolence. Their to them. The posterior cells, three belief on doctrinal points, such as quarts. One of the largest cells the nature of Christ, and the state held two ounces and a half, and the of souls after death, is not well un second stomach four quarts. This derstood, but they represent these is much short of what ihose cavities points as disconnected with any can contain in the living animal, practical consequences : as mere since there are large muscles coverquestions in history and metaphy. ing the bottom of the cellular strucsics, about which a man is concern. ture, to force out the water, which ed to enquire for the sake of truth, must have been contracted imme. but not for the sake of any mode of diately after death, and by that external conduct to be engrafted on means had diminished the cavities. it. Good behaviour in private life, The camel, when it drinks, conducts and a sincere belief, whatever its the water in a pure state into the objects be, they deein sufficient to second stomach ; part of it is reinsure the approbation of the Deity. tained there, and the rest runs over
into the cellular structure of the
first, acquiring a yellow colour. For the Literary Magazine.
That the second stomach in the camel contained water, had been generally asserted ; but by what means the water was kept separate from the
food had never been explained, nor MR. EVERARD HOME lately had any other part been discovered laid before the Royal Society of Lone by which the common offices of a
second stomach could be performed. shelf from which the food may be To this Mr. Hunter did not give regurgitated along the canal, con. credit, but considered the second tinued from the esophagus. There stomach of the camel to correspond is indeed no other mode by which in its use with that of other rumi this can be effected, since it is hardnants.
This difference of opinion ly possible for the animal to sepaled Mr. Home to examine accurate rate small portions from the surface ly the camel's stomach, and also the of the mass of dry food in the first stomachs of those ruminants which stomach, and force it up into the have horns, in order to determine mouth. It is also ascertained that the peculiar offices belonging to water is received into the second their different cavities.
stomach while the animal is drink, The best mode of conducting this ing, and is thus enabled to have its enquiry is to describe the different contents always in a proper state of stomachs of the bullock, and then moisture to admit of its being reathose of the camel, and afterwards dily thrown up into the mouth for to point out the peculiarities by rumination, which seems to be the which this animal is enabled to go a true office of this stomach, and not longer time without drink than to receive the food after that proothers, and thereby fitted to live in cess has been gone through. those sandy deserts of which it is When the food is swallowed the the natural inhabitant.
second time, the orifice of the third When the first stomach of the stomach is brought forward by the bullock is laid open, and the solid muscular bands which terminate in contents removed, the cavity ap- it, so as to oppose the end of the pears to be made up of two large esophagus, and receive the morsel compartments, separated from each without the smallest risk of its dropother by two transverse bands of ping into the second stomach. The considerable thickness, and the se third stomach of the bullock is a cacond stomach forms a pouch or les vity, in the form of a crescent, conser compartment, on the anterior taining 24 septa, 7 inches broad; part of it, somewhat to the right of about 23, 4 inches broad; and about the oesophagus, so that the first and 48 of 1 inch at their broadest part. second stomach are both included These are thus arranged : in one general cavity, and lined broad one, with one of the narrowwith a cuticle. The resophagus ap. est next it; then a narrow one, with pears to open into the first stomach, one of the narrowest next it; then a but on each side of its termination broad one and so on.
The septa there is a muscular ridge, projecting are thin membranes, and have their from the coats of the first stomach, origin in the orifice leading from so as to form a channel into the se. the esophagus, so that whatever cond. These muscular bands are passes into the cavity must fall becontinued on to the orifice of the tween these septa, and describe third stomach, in which they are three-fourths of a circle, before it lost. The food can readily pass can arrive at the orifice leading to from the esophagus, either into the the true stomach, which is so near general cavity of the first stomach the other, that the distance between or into the second, which last is pe them does not exceed three inches: culiarly fitted by its situation, and and therefore the direct line from the muscular power of its coats, both the terinination of the æsophagus Lo throw up its contents into the to the orifice of the fourth stomach mouth, and to receive a supply from is only of that length. While the the general cavity of the first sto young calf is fed on milk, that liquor, mach, at the will of the animal. The which does not require to be rumisecond stomach contains the same nated, is conveyed directly to the food as the first, only more moist; fourth stomach, not passing through it must therefore be considered as a the plica of the third; and after