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agines that he is fulfilling the duties of a procure them an establishment; if a wife careful parent in setting his daughter's lay-in she provided her with stores of babyshoulders awry over a tapestry frame, or in linen from the big-house; but if the woman “cramming” his son into a consumption, had twins, the family were positively pelted that he may enter college with éclat? Or with gratifications. To the poor workman what think you of that other gentleman she gave tools, to the small tradesman ma. who, duly impressed with the danger of terials. Coats and blankets were distributsparing the rod and spoiling the child, based at Christmas with a profuse and indisbrought up a family with such severity, that criminate hand; and there was not a tram. one son ran away to sea, and was eaten by per who passed within ten miles of the mathe cannibals, that a daughter married an nor-house, that did not go out of his way adventurer, to escape from the parental roof, for the sixpences, shillings, and halfcrowns, while his youngest boy remains little better which were freely doled out to every whinthan an idiot, without self-dependence or ing and canting impostor. Now what was resolution enough to carry any honest pur- the result of this “wondrous waste of unpose into execution ? That the wretched exampled goodness ?" You need but go to parent was influenced by the most praise the village, and it will stare you in the face. worthy motives is proved by the depth of It is overloaded with mendicants, in the his affliction at these family miscarriages, uttermost destitution; the cottagers, herewhich, however, he still attributes to his tofore accustomed to depend on themselves, own soft-heartedness in spoiling a self-will- and to calculate their resources, have beed and incorrigible offspring. We are our come careless and indolent. On every selves acquainted with a worthy and excel- emergency they fall back on "the good lalent family, who, if good intentions paved dy,” and lay by po savings against the rainy the road to heaven, would be entitled to the day. Notwithstanding all their lavish chari. best place at the disposition of St. Peter, ty, the workhouse is crowded; for the husbut whose deeds have scattered ruin and band, at his wife's intercession, built cottadiscontent on all sides of their neighbor- ges, without reference to the condition of hood. The husband on coming to a splen- the applicants, and the place has twice the did estate, and finding himself without any population it has the means to support. Of thing to do, married a wife to assist him in the workmen she had “assisted to bring the discharge of his office. If they had on. forward” and to “set up in business," half ly possessed the grace not to care for any have displaced the independent traders, who body, and to have “followed their own had no one to rely on but themselves, and vagary-oh,” without troubling their heads were undersold by the cheap interlopers ; with their neighbors, they might have run the other half, leaning on the bounty of their through their large property with credit protectors, became idle, dissipated, and and comfort to themselves, and have had a drunken, and finally ran away, leaving the tombstone over their heads, on leaving this parish in for the maintenance of their mortal coil, that would have made the repu- wretched families. By this lady's ill-adtation of a Chantrey. But the malignant vised donations of wine and nourishing fairy who was not asked to their christen- broths to the sick, and to lying-in women, ing, cursed these good people with a desire she has poisoned no small numbers, whose to benefit all mankind ; and so, before the families have been thrown on the parish; honeymoon was quite over, to work they and she has expelled a very respectable vil. went with their confounded benevolence. lage apothecary from the neighborhood,

On taking possession, they found them- for his ill-nature in standing between her selves surrounded by a thriving tenantry, in and his patients, by setting up a scamp in a the midst of a prosperous and contented dispensary of her own founding, who la. village, with a well-appointed set of res- bors in vain in his hopeless capacity of a pcctable and orderly servants. My lady preventive check. But has she gained began her labors by a course of what she thanks for her pains ? No. The peasantry called charity. She went through the vil- dread her interference, and fly from her lage twice a week, scolding the children for presence when not in immediate want of not minding their books, and the mothers her aid ; at the same time, being forced for not doing every thing in the world; and upon improvements which they do not then, being somewhat ashamed of her own themselves require, they make no efforts unnecessary severity, she scattered judul- after comfort but as they are compelled. gences on all sides, to stand well with her Where they formerly paid a penny a week dependents. If she heard of a couple who cheerfully to the village schoolmistress, wanted to be married, she interfered to they are now difficultly driven into sending

their children to the gratuitous school; and lics persecuted and Jews incapacitated by they abuse their benefactress for forcing members voting conscientiously in support them from their field-work. So effectually, of the reformed religion! How many men indeed, has she labored in her vocation, at this day would root up trade and beggar that the paupers she has created have quite the nation, for the express purpose of preontgrown her means of relief; and she is serving us from depending for food on our liourly abused by the poor, for the scanty natural enemies !! shabbiness of her donations; and by the far- Our readers will, we flatter ourselves, by mers, for raising the parish-rates.

this time agree with us in thinking that The husband, on his part, set out as an Bayle's guaranteeing his intentions and not improver of husbandry, and assisted his his ignorance, was no such promising suretenantry so effectually to make improve-ty; and that the world requires for its moral ments which were generally failures, that government much more than the purest mo. they will no longer do any thing without tives. Fools, it must be clear to evidence, an advance of cash ; while he tied them are ten times more mischievous than knaves, down so closely in their leases to certain and a hundred times more numerous. The rotations of cropping, that they ceased to worst of it is, too, that your well-intentionthink on the subject, and lived and worked ed blockheads are about the most obstinate by the rule of thumb. By ill-judged relaxa-animals in creation, and that they will contions of his just demands, he created a pre- summate more mischief than the great fire valent absence of punctuality in the pay- of London, before they can be persuaded ment of his rents; and then, struck with the that they are not as wise as King Solomon, mischief of lenity, he became senselessly and as dexterous as the king of all the consevere, that he might improve the bad ha- jurors. We beg, therefore, in conclusion, bits he had created. So, having filled the to assure our readers, that in writing this village with poachers, by winking at their paper we have not the slightest good intenoffences, he was roused by a savage murder tion (or hope either) of making them wiser which one of the crew committed, and cov- or better-nay, not so much as a desire for ered his premises with man-traps and their amusement, further than in as far as spring-guns, in the service of morality. As that end is mixed up with a thoroughly selfa magistrate he is exemplary for punctuality ish wish to turn this and other such lucu. of attendance; but his humanity lets loose brations to the best pecuniary account. We the evil-doer, wbile his respect for authority therefore hope that they will not be mate. supports the county officials placed under rially the worse for favoring us with a peru. bis control in oppressions and plunders in- sal; and so we heartily bid them farewell. finite. On a very recent occasion, he half

flo ruined the people, by causing a strike of the manufacturers, through a well-meant lecture from the bench on wages and profits.

In their own family this couple are not more happy. By good-naturedly overlook

NO! ing faults innumerable, they have not a so

No sun-no moon– ber servant left on their establishment; and

No morn-no noonthey were compelled to transport their but. No dawn-no dusk-no proper lime of day

No sky-no earthly vierler for participating in the robbery of their

No distance looking blueplate-chest, because they had not the heart No road-no street-Do "tother side the way"to punish a series of petty dishonesties.

No end to any RowIf from private life we turned our atten

No indications when the Crescents go

No top to any sleepletion to what is done in Parliament, it would

No recognitions of familiar people, not be difficult to show that the worst mis. No courtesies for showing 'emcarriages in legislation are owing to the

No knowing 'em !good intentions of gentlemen who never

No travelling at all-no locomotion,

"| No inkling of the way--no notionthought on politics, economy, or any one "No go"-by land or oceanpublic question, before they found their No mail-no postway into the house. How many hundred).. No news from any foreign coastmen, for instance, were hung for forgery, "

No Park-no Ring-no aflernoon gentilily

No company-no nobilitywithout the slightest effect on the statistics No warmth, no cheerfulness, no healthful ease, of crime, by the repeated votes of men who! No comfortable feel in any memberhad no other intention than to secure the No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees,

No fruits, no flow'rs, no leaves, no birds, NoBank, and preserve the credit of the paper

vember. currency! How many years were Cathol

T. H.

agines that he is fulfilling the duties of a procure them an establishment; if a wife careful parent in setting his daughter's lay-in she provided her with stores of babyshoulders awry over a tapestry frame, or in linen from the big house; but if the woman “cramming” his son into a consumption, had twins, the family were positively pelted that he may enter college with éclat? Or with gratifications. To the poor workman what think you of that other gentleman she gave tools, to the small tradesman ma. who, duly impressed with the danger ofterials. Coats and blankets were distributsparing the rod and spoiling the child, has ed at Christmas with a profuse and indisbrought up a family with such severity, that criminate hand; and there was not a tram. one son ran away to sea, and was eaten by per who passed within ten miles of the ma. the cannibals, that a daughter married an nor-house, that did not go out of his way adventurer, to escape from the parental roof, for the sixpences, shillings, and halfcrowns, while his youngest boy remains little better which were freely doled out to every wbinthan an idiot, without self-dependence or ing and canting impostor. Now what was resolution enough to carry any honest pur- the result of this “wondrous waste of unpose into execution ? That the wretched exampled goodness?" You need but goto parent was influenced by the most praise the village, and it will stare you in the face. worthy motives is proved by the depth of It is overloaded with mendicants, in the his affliction at these family miscarriages, uttermost destitution; the cottagers, here. which, however, he still attributes to his tofore accustomed to depend on themselves, own soft-heartedness in spoiling a self-will- and to calculate their resources, have beed and incorrigible offspring. We are our come careless and indolent. On every selves acquainted with a worthy and excel- emergency they fall back on “the good lalent family, who, if good intentions paved dy," and lay by po savings against the rainy the road to heaven, would be entitled to the day. Notwithstanding all their lavish chari. best place at the disposition of St. Peter, ty, the workhouse is crowded; for the husbut whose deeds have scattered ruin and band, at his wife's intercession, built cottadiscontent on all sides of their neighbor-ges, without reference to the condition of hood. The husband on coming to a splen- the applicants, and the place has twice the did estate, and finding himself without any population it has the means to support. Of thing to do, married a wife to assist him in the workmen she had “assisted to bring the discharge of his office. If they had on. forward” and to “set up in business," half ly possessed the grace not to care for any have displaced the independent traders, who body, and to have “followed their own had no one to rely on but themselves, and vagary-oh," without troubling their heads were undersold by the cheap interlopers ; with their neighbors, they might have run the other half, leaning on the bounty of their through their large property with credit protectors, became idle, dissipated, and and comfort to themselves, and have had a drunken, and finally ran away, leaving the tombstone over their heads, on leaving this parish in for the maintenance of their mortal coil, that would have made the repu- bwretched families. By this lady's ill-adtation of a Chantrey. But the malignant vised donations of wine and nourishing fairy who was not asked to their christen-broths to the sick, and to lying-in women, ing, cursed these good people with a desire she has poisoned no small numbers, whose to benefit all mankind; and so, before the families have been thrown on the parish; honeymoon was quite over, to work they and she has expelled a very respectable vilwent with their confounded benevolence. | lage apothecary from the neighborhood,

On taking possession, they found them- for his ill-nature in standing between her selves surrounded by a thriving tenantry, in and his patients, by setting up a scamp in a the midst of a prosperous and contented dispensary of her own founding, who lavillage, with a well-appointed set of res. bors in vain in his hopeless capacity of a pectable and orderly servants. My lady preventive check. But has she gained began her labors by a course of what she thanks for her pains ? No. The peasantry called charity. She went through the vil-dread her interference, and fly from her lage twice a week, scolding the children for presence when not in immediate want of not minding their books, and the mothers her aid ; at the same time, being forced for not doing every thing in the world; and upon improvements which they do not then, being somewhat ashamed of her own themselves require, they make no efforts unnecessary severity, she scattered indul. after comfort but as they are compelled. gences on all sides, to stand well with her where they formerly paid a penny a week dependents. If she heard of a couple who cheerfully to the village schoolmistress, wanted to be married, she interfered to they are now difficultly driven into sending their children to the gratuitous school; and lics persecuted and Jews incapacitated by they abuse their benefactress for forcing members voting conscientiously in support them from their field-work. So effectually, of the reformed religion! How many men indeed, has she labored in her vocation, at this day would root up trade and beggar that the paupers she has created have quite the nation, for the express purpose of preontgrown her means of relief; and she is serving us from depending for food on our hourly abused by the poor, for the scanty natural enemies !! shabbiness of her donations; and by the far-/ Our readers will, we flatter ourselves, by mers, for raising the parish-rates.

this time agree with us in thinking that The husband, on his part, set out as an Bayle's guaranteeing his intentions and not improver of husbandry, and assisted his his ignorance, was no such promising suretenantry so effectually to make improve- ty; and that the world requires for its moral ments which were generally failures, that government much more than the purest mo. they will no longer do anything without tives. Fools, it must be clear to evidence, an advance of cash; while he tied them are ten times more mischievous than knaves, down so closely in their leases to certain and a hundred times more numerous. The rotations of cropping, that they ceased to worst of it is, too, that your well-intentionthink on the subject, and lived and worked led blockheads are about the most obstinate by the rule of thumb. By ill-judged relaxa-animals in creation, and that they will contions of bis just demands, he created a pre- summate more mischief than the great fire valent absence of punctuality in the pay- of London, before they can be persuaded ment of his rents; and then, struck with the that they are not as wise as King Solomon, mischief of lenity, he became senselessly and as dexterous as the king of all the consevere, that he might improve the bad ha- jurors. We beg, therefore, in conclusion, bits he had created. So, having filled the to assure our readers, that in writing this village with poachers, by winking at their paper we have not the slightest good intenoffences, he was roused by a savage murder (tion (or hope either) of making them wiser which one of the crew committed, and cov- or better-nay, not so much as a desire for ered his premises with man-traps and their amusement, further than in as far as spring-guns, in the service of morality. As that end is mixed up with a thoroughly selfa magistrate he is exemplary for punctuality ish wish to turn this and other such lucu. of attendance ; but his humanity lets loose brations to the best pecuniary account. We the evil-doer, while his respect for authority therefore hope that they will not be mate. supports the county officials placed under rially the worse for favoring us with a peru. bis control in oppressions and plunders in- sal; and so we heartily bid ihem farewell. finite. On a very recent occasion, he halfruined the people, by causing a strike of the manufacturers, through a well-meant lecture from the bench on wages and profits.

In their own family this couple are not more happy. By good-naturedly overlook

NO! ing fanlts innumerable, they have not a so

No sun-no moon– ber servant left on their establishment; and

No morn-no noon— they were compelled to transport their but- No dawn-po dusk-no proper time of day

No sky-no earthly view ler for participating in the robbery of their

No distance looking blueplate-chest, because they had not the heart No road-no street-no "tother side the way"to punish a series of petty dishonesties...

No end to any RowIf from private life we turned our atten

No indications when the Crescents go

No top to any steepletion to what is done in Parliament, it would

No recognitions of familiar people, not be difficult to show that the worst mis. No courtesies for showing 'emcarriages in legislation are owing to the

No knowing 'em!

No travelling at all-no locomotion, good intentions of gentlemen who never

No inkling of the way-no notionthought on politics, economy, or any one "No go"-by land or oceanpublic question, before they found their

No mail-no postway into the house. How many hundred

No news from any foreign coast

No Park-no Ring-no alternoon gentilitymen, for instance, were hung for forgery, / "no

vity,

No company-no nobilitywithout the slightest effect on the statistics No warmth, no cheerfulness, no healthful ease, of crime, by the repeated votes of men who No comfortable feel in any memberhad no other intention than to secure the No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees,

1 No fruits, no flow'rs, no leaves, no birds, NoBank, and preserve the credit of the paper

vember. currency! How many years were Catho

T. H.

meat nearest the bone is not only the first to spoil plied he; "why, probably I am not wholly unknown when the salt does not sufficiently take, but event to you, at least by name—I am the King of Prussia !" vally becomes the saltest when it does so. Were, " Better and belier," said the man; "and you, what indeed, the bone removed, and the mixture of sugar are you, then, ?! looking at the third person. "I with the salt universally adopted in meat-curing, am ihe Emperor of Austria !” “Perfect, perfect," ship's beef would cease to be known among sailors, exclained the provincial, laughing with all his when long in brine by the sobriquets of old horse, might." But you, monsieur," said the Emperor old junk, mahogany, &c.; or a ship.carpenter be Alexander,“ surely you will also let us know whom puzzled to tell what species of wood it was on a we have the honor to speak to ?" "To be sure," salt-hardened piece of lean cut square and polished

replied the man, quitting them with an important being presented for his inspection.

strut, “I am the Great Mogul." Bell's Life in Water in ships' casks soon becomes so nauseous London. to taste and smell as to be a frequent source of dis.

| MACHINE FOR MAKING BRICKS AND Tiles.-A ease, owing to the evolution of inflammable noxjous gases by the chemical action of the water upon very ingenious machine, constructed by Mr. Ainsthe wood. A table-spoon-full of fresh lime well

lie, is now on view at the pin-manufactory in the mingled with a bult of water, by a stick agitation

Borough-road A very short description of the ob. through the bung hole, not only prevents this, but

jects and operation of this invention will show its destroys the contained animalcules, and'precipitates

value to manufacturers of tiles or bricks, and more the dissolved vegetable matter; thus keeping the

especially to those persons who are engaged in water pure, sweet and wholesome, during the

draining lands. The clay is thrown in on the top longest voyages ; a desideratnm so conducive to

of two circular cylinders, which are placed perpen. health and comfort, that the lime-mingling ought

dicularly at a distance of about a quarter of an inch to be enforced in every emigrant-ship by the Gov.

from each other; and the clay is thus ground be. ernment-agents.

P. CUNNINGHAM, R. N.

tween them and falls into a receiver below, crush- Colonial Gazette.

ing to atoms all stones or other impurities, so that

even bad material can be used. The clay is then PENSION TO WORDSWORTH.-" There have been propelled forward against the iron plate on which statements and counter-statements in the newspa. are cut the apertures through which the tiles, pers in respect to the grant of a Civil List pension bricks, etc., to be manufactured are forced. The io Wordsworth, the poet. We understand ihe fact material moves forward on a sheet of felt, and a to be, that her Majesiy has been graciously pleased wire cuts each tile or brick as it moves forward into to grant a pension of £300 per annum on the Civil equal lengths. The clay comes through the iron List to Mr. Wordsworth.

plate in three supplies at once, and it is calculated "Her Majesty has also, we are informed, granted that on an average thirty tiles of the most perfect a pension of £100 per annum to each of the Miss form are made in one minute under ordinary cirKennedys, the sisters of the late Sir Robert Ken- cumstances, but much more may be done ; bricks, nedy ; to whose distinguished services during the about the same ; flat tiles double the number. The war, as Commissary-General of the Forces, such

orces, such great advantages in this process are that the arti. honorable lestimony was borne by the Duke of Wel-cles made come from the machine in perfect form lington in his place in the House of Lords during land ready for drying for the kiln; and, being thus the last session of Parliament.

perfected by machinery, the backs of the curved "Every friend to science will rejoice to hear that are

r that drainage tiles are stronger than those made by any the name of Mr. Owen, the Hunterian Professor of

con other process. Here the substance must be of one the College of Surgeons, has been added to the list of thi

st of thickness, and the shape uniform and smooth in all eminent men (Airey, Faraday, and others of equale distinction) whose claims upon public gratitude

respects. The cost of making 3,000 drain tiles a have been acknowledged by ihe Sovereign.-Colo-1000

day, by hand, is calculated at £1 Os. 6d., or of

0 1.000 at 6s. iod. The cost of manufacturing nial Gazette.

10,000 of the same article in a day by this machine THE THREE SOVEREIGNS.—The following anec

is 14s. 6d.-Britannia. dote has often been told by the Emperor Alexander, and is amongst the traditions of the Russian court: I..

A PARALLEL TO “THE GRAPES ARE SOUR."-A -In 1814. during the period that the allies were black slave in one of the southern states of the masters of Paris, the Czar, who resided in the Hotel

American Union, to whom meat was a rare bless. of M. de Talleyrand, was in the daily habit of ta- ing, one day found in his trap a plump rabbit. He inga walk (in strict incognito every morning in the took him out alive, held him under his arm, patted gardens of the Tuileries, and thence to the Palais him, and began to speculate on his qualities." Oh, Royale. He one day met two other sovereigns, and how berry fat! De fattest I ebber did see! Let the three were returning arm-in-arm to breakfast us see how me cook him. Me roast bim? No ; in the Rue St. Florentin, when, on their way thither. I he be so fai me lose all de grease. Me fry him? they encountered a provincial, evidently freshly im? Ah, he be so berry fat he fry himself. Golly, how ported to Paris, and who had lost his way. "Gen. fat he be: Den me stew him.” The thought of ilemen,' said he, “ can you tell me which is the the savory stew made the nigger forget himself, Tuileries ?'' " Yes," replied Alexander, “ follow and, in spreading out the feast to his imagination, us, we are going that way, and will show you.” his arm relaxed, when off hopped the rabbit, and Thanks on the part of the countryman led Them squatting at a goodly distance, eyed his last owner soon into conversation. A few minutes sufficed to with great composure. The negro knew there was arrive at the palace; and, as here their roules lay an end of the matter, so, summoning all his philo. in opposite directions, they bade each other reciprosophy, he thus addressed the rabbit-" You longe cally adieu. " Parbleu !" cried all at once the eared, white-whiskered, red-eyed rat, you not so provincial, “ I should be glad to know the names of berry fat after all !"-Ibid. persons so amiable and complaisant as you are?" || "My name?" said the first"Oh, certainly; you SUPERSTITIONS OF CORNWALL.-The ceremony of have, perhaps, heard of me; I am the Emperor dipping children afflicted with various diseases in a Alexander !" "A capital joke," exclaimed the Gas- well in the parish of Cubert, and afterwards passcon; "an Emperor !"-and you,'' addressing the ing them through a hole in the cliff near the spot, second individual," who may you be ?" "17" re-I actually takes place every Holy Thursday, at which

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