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same time as a 'sudorific. The pa The London Medical Society tient ought to remain two days in propose to confer the Fothergillian bed after the fever has ceased, and gold medal on the authors of the to avoid the air (especially if it be best essays on the following subjects: cold and moist) for four or five days. Question for the year 1807.At Berlin these cures have been The best account of the epidemic reiterated in the Charité, and found fevers which have prevailed at seof indubitable effect.

veral times in North America, Spain, and Gibraltar, since the year

1793, and whether they are the De Sacco, at Milan, has made same or different diseases. experiments, which prove that For the year 1808.What are the lymph of the malanders, or the best methods of preventing and rather the grease of horses (Italian, of curing epidemic dysentery? giardoni, German, mauke, French, For the year 1809.-What are eaux aux jambes), has the same the criteria by which epidemic diseffect, when inoculated, as the vac orders that are not infectious may cine virus. These experiments be distinguished from those that have been repeated several times at are? Berlin, by Dr. and counsellor Bre For the year 1810.-What are mer, who got re-produced lymph the qualities in the atmosphere from Vienna. He transplanted the most to be desired under the varilymph by four generations, and it circumstances of pulmonary remained effective. All necessary consumption ? means have been employed to ascer. tain that true cow-pock produced. Every child inoculated with this matter was re-inoculated

It has been lately recommendwith the natural small-pox, but did ed that, excepting the lancet emnot take it.

ployed in vaccination, all the instruments of surgery ought to be dipped

into oil at the moment when they The secret of the invisible are going to be used; by which girl has lately been supposed to method the pain of the subject opehave been discovered, from which rated upon will always be diminishit should seem, that the whole de. ed. It is recommended to make all ception consists in a very trifling ad- instruments of a blood-heat a little dition to the mechanism of the

before the operation. speaking bust; which consists of a tube from the mouth of the bust, leading to a confederate in an ada Mr. Hermbstadt, of Berlin, gives joining room, and another tube to the following as a cheap method the same place, ending in the ear of obtaining the sugar of the beetof the figure. By the last of these, root : Let the beet-roots be pounda sound whispered to the ear of the ed in a mortar, and then subjected bust is immediately carried to the to the press; the juice is next confederate, who instantly returns to be clarified with lime, like an answer by the other tube ending that of the sugar-cane, and then by in the mouth of the figure, who evaporation bring it to the consisseems to utter it : and the invisible

tence of syrup. From 100 lbs, of girl only differs in this circum raw sugar thus obtained, 80 lbs. may stance, that an artificial echo is pro- be had, by the first refining, of wellduced by means of certain trum- chrystalized sugar, inferior neither pets; and thus the sound does not in quality nor whiteness to that of proceed in its original direction, but the West-Indies. Two days are sufis completely reversed.

ficient to complete the operation. VOL. VIII. NP. XLVIII.

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casus.

An article in the foreign papers, freemen, and taking the oath of alle. dated St. Petersburgh, May 4, says: giance to his majesty. They may “ His imperial majesty has been also become converts to the religion pleased to grant a very remarkable of the colony. The colonists may charter to the colony of Scotsmen also buy and keep Kabardan, Cirwho have been settled for the last cassian, and other mahometan four years in the mountain of Cau- and heathen slaves.

The right and privileges “ They may freely exercise every accorded to the Scotsmen, who form sort of trade, art, or manufacture, a detached settlement in a district and within their own limits distill so thinly peopled, and bordering on and vend their spiritous liquors.. the territories of so many uncivilized The colony is placed under the spetribes of mahometans and heathens, cial protection of the civil governare intended to increase their acti- ment of Caucaso.vity in extending trade and manufactures, and to place them, in res. The oriental library of the late pect to their immunities, on the Tippoo Sultan, which, on the capture same footing withi the Evangelical of Seringapatam, was preserved enSociety of Sarepta.

tire, and consists of 2000 volumes of " They are to have the requisite Arabic, Persian, and Hindustane additional allotments of land as near manuscripts, was shortly after that. as possible to the village which event conveyed to Calcutta, and dethey have already founded. Of posited in the college of Fort Wilthese his majesty secures to them liam, where it much facilitated the the perpetual possession, promising labours and pursuits of the profes. that no part of the tract allotted to sors and students of those languages. their community shall ever pass, This library was, in the year 1805, by sale, mortgage, or bill of pre- minutely examined, by the assistant emption, or any other pretence, in- Persian professor, captain Charles to the occupation of strangers. Stewart, and a descriptive cataThey are exempted from all im- logue, explaining the subject of each posts or burthens for thirty years; volume, memoirs of the author, &c., at the end of which period they are, formed of its contents. Since that instead of a poll tax, to pay their gentleman's arrival in England, and proportion of the land tax, but to appointment to the East India Comremain exempt from all other im- pany's college at Hartford, he has posts, from the civil and military levised the work, and added an apservice of the state, and from the pendix, containing specimens of the billeting of soldiers in any of their Persian language (accompanied by villages.

translations), from the principal au. « The free exercise of their reli- thors quoted in the catalogue, rengion is confirmed to them, and the dering it not only a useful book to internal affairs and police of the the oriental student, but desirable settlement shall for ever be admi- by every person wishing for infornistered by a magistrate chosen from mation on such subjects, or curious among themselves. His passports of knowing the nature and extent will be a sufficient authority for of mahometan literature, which, them to travel and traffic in every it must be remembered, had arrived part of the empire, but not for leav

at a great degree of splendour, when ing the country

Europe was overcast with ignorance " Thechief magistrate is not, with and barbarism. For the conveniout special permission, to adinit to ence of foreigners, to whom the the privileges of a colonist any Rus- English letters may not give the sian subject, but is at liberty to re exact pronunciation of an oriental ceive as settlers Kabardans, Circas. word, ihe titles of the books will be sians, and every other description also inscribed in the Arabic characof mahometans and heathens, being ter.

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POETRY.

For the Literary Magazine. The paltry world, the common guide,

She nobly dares to spurn aside,
FRIENDSHIP.

While, true to Friendship's call,

She passes the gay, splendid dome, THOUGH, chilling as the wintry Pursues pale Mis’ry to its home, wind,

To share its cup of gall ; A weight of woes depress the mind,

To depths below the tomb, Forgets the bliss she left behind, Soft Friendship’s, voice, pure from the Anxious to raise the drooping mind, soul,

And bind the broken heart ; Would warm beneath the northern And pledges with a tear the cup, pole,

Eager to drink the mixture up, And dissipate the gloom.

Nor leave the wretch a part. The soul-reviving balm it bears Here Friendship makes a sacred claim: Would chase a hydra troop of cares 'Tis not a less ennobled name, From the perturbed heart;

Say Julius what he may, The happy few who prove its pow'r Nought else would stand the test of Well know it cheers the gloomiest years, hour

Even Pity sheds but transient tears, Affliction can impart.

Which dries as dew away.

Unlike to Love's despotic reign, Then, Julius, come, that mist dispel, Who binds with barb?rous, servile Though Friendship, some have said, chain,

can't dwell The instant when he smiles ;

But in equality, Whose joys would ne'er repay for I'll prove, though you should truth sighs,

resist, For tear-bedewed, bedimmed eyes Without the pale it can exist,

Of those who've prov'd his wiles. By the reality

'Tis not to age or sex confin'd, And well as Julius knows the heart, Nor dwells it in the vicious mind, He must mistake his own in part, For vice can never know

For Friendship triumphs there ; The bliss supreme which doth attend The mould that form'd Maria's mind, When virtuous hearts united blend, Form'd his as gentle, good, and kind, Weeping each other's woe.

And Friendship claims the pair.

Yet Julius says, 'twould not be found. Yet, Julius, man's but simple man, Though we should search the earth Say in his praise what mortal can; around;

By one false friend deceiv'd, He holds deception's most. You droop, and Friendship’s sweets But why need Julius now be told

resign, Friendship’s engravid on overy fold While I bow still before its shrine, Of his Maria's heart.

Though oh! how oft bereav'd!

SABINA,

For the Literary Magazine.

Though bless’d in him her heart re

veres,
Her couch is oft suffus'd with tears,

For sorrows not her own.
While he lies wrapt.in balmy sleep,
She wakes at midnight, wakes to

weep,
And breathe the heavy groan.

SONG

THE tears I shed must ever fall.

I mourn not for an absent swain;

THE SCOLD.

A Song

more.

For thoughts may past delights re For the Literary Magazine.

cal,
And parted lovers meet again.
I weep not for the silent dead,
Their toils are past, their sorrows

o'er; And those they lov'd their steps shall SOME women take delight in dress, tread,

And some in cards take pleasure i And death shall join to part no Whilst others place their happiness

In heaping hoards of treasure ;
In private some delight to kiss,

Their hidden charms unfolding ; Tho' boundless oceans roll’d between, But all mistake the sovereign bliss,

If certain that his heart is near, There's no such joy as scolding. A conscious transport glads each

The instant that I ope my eyes, Soft is the sigh, and sweet the tear. Adieu all day to silence ; Even when, by death's cold hand re Before my neighbours they can rise, moved,

They hear my tongue a mile hence : We mourn the tenant of the tomb, When at the board I take my seat, To think that e'en in death he loved, 'Tis one continu'd riot ; Can gild the horrors of the gloom. I eat and scold, and scold and eat,

My clack is ne'er at quiet.

scene i

But bitter, bitter are the tears Too fat, too lean, too hot, too cold,

Of her whor slighted love bewails, I ever am complaining; No hope her dreary prospect cheers, Too raw, too roast, too young, too old,

No pleasing melancholy hails. Each guest at table paining ; Here are the pangs of wounded Let it be fowl, or flesh, or fish, pride,

Tho' of my own providing,
Of blasted hope, of wither'd joy : I still find fault with every dish,
The flattering veil is rent aside, Still every servant chiding.
The flame of love burns to destroy.

But when to będ I go at night,

I surely fall a weeping ; In vain does memory renew

For then I lose my great delight, The hours once ting'd in trans How can I scold when sleeping? port's dye ;

But this my pain doth mitigate, The sad reverse soon starts to view, And soon disperses sorrow;

And turns the past to agony ; Altho' to-night it be too late, Even time itself.despairs to cure I'll pay it off to-morrow.

Those pangs to ev'ry feeling due ; Ungenerous youth! thy boast how

poor, To win a heart, and break it too.

For the Literary Magazine.

No cold approach, no altered mien,

WRITTEN EXTEMPORE, Just what would make suspicion start,

On the author's being cured of a fit of No pause the dire extremes between; the head-ache by dancing with Miss He made me blest, and broke my

heart. From hope, the wretched's anchor QUACK doctors too oft their patients torn,

deceive,
Neglected, and neglecting all, By boasted pretensions to skill ;
Friendless, forsaken, and forlorn, And whilst they the present disorder
The tears I shed must ever fall !

relieve,
ELIZA. . Fix some more incurable ill.

Thus Celia by dancing my head-ach Ah! then I see thee o'er her charms reliev'd,

A look of fond affection cast; And I vainly applauded her art; I see thee clasp her in thine arms, Till at last the fair mountebank's cheat And in the present lose the past.

I perceiv'd,
For the pain is now fix'd in my But soon the dear illusion Aies;
heart.

The sad reality returns :
My crimes again to memory rise,
And, ab! in vain

my orphan

G.

mourns :

THE

TO

HER

DYING DAUGHTER

For the Literary Magazine.

Till suddenly some keen remorse,
Some deep regret her claims shall

MOTHER.

quil be

my fame.

aid; For wrath that held too long its

course ; By Mrs. Opie.

For words of peace too long de

layed. MOTHER! when these unsteady lines

For pardon (most, alas ! denied, Thy long averted eye shall see,

When pardon might have snatched This hand that writes, this heart that from shame) pines,

And kindness, hadst thou kindness Will cold, quite cold, and tran

tried,

Had checked my guilt, and saved That guilty child, so long disowned, Can then, blest thought! no more And then thou’lt wish, as I do now, offend ;

Thy hand my humble bed had And, shouldst thou deem my crimes

smoothed, atoned,

Wiped the chill moisture off my brow, O, deign my orphan to befriend :

And all the wants of sickness

soothed. That orphan, who, with trembling hand,

For, oh! the means to sooth my pain To thee will give my dying prayer; My poverty has still denied; Canst thou my dying prayer withstand, And thou wilt wish, ah! wish in vain, And from my child withhold thy

Thy riches had those means supcare ?

plied. 0, raise the yeil, which hides her Thou'lt wish, with keen repentance cheek,

wrwig, Nor start her mother's face to see ;

I'd closed my eyes upon thy breast, But let her look thy love bespeak, Expiring, while thy faultering tongue

For once that face was dear to thee. Pardon in kindesť tones expressed. Gaze on, and thou’lt perchance forget O sounds which I must never hear! The long, the mournful lapse of

Through years of woe my fond deyears,

sire ! Thy couch with tears of anguish wet, And e'en the guilt which caused

O mother, spite of all most dear,

Must I, unblest by thee, expire ? those tears.

And in my pure and artless child,
Thou’lt think her mother meets

thy view ;
Such as she was when life first

smiled, And guilt by name alone she knew.

Thy love alone I call to mind,

And all thy past disdain forget; Each keen reproach, each frown un

kind, That crushed my hopes when last

we met ;

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