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likewise teaches drawing and book-keep-bility to the public. They are also favour-| Antiochus III, and was raade librarian at ing, has joined the institution, and the im- ed by their situation, as they are enabled Antioch, where he died. Euphorion prinportant branch of the Spanish language and by it to offer boys every roasonable grati- cipally devoted himself to opic poetry, but literature is thus provided for.

fication and amusement on their own prem- he also wrote elegies and epigrams. He In whatever branch they can best teach, ises, a circumstance of no small moment. also produced some treatises on grammar they are themselves the instructers. In They live in the midst of a healthy, moral, and history. He was charged with being the modern languages, and in some other and thriving population, and are surround- obscore in his expressions, and with using things, instruction can best begiven by men ed by scenery of great beauty, and of a words in a forced sense, who devote themselves to the branch. Still cheerful character. All this has a favoura. they hoid themselves responsible for every ble influence on the forming mind.

EGYPTIAN SARCOPHAGCS. thing. Should their means allow it, they Our readers may wish to know, partico- A sarcophagus has been brought to Marwill add to their number an instructer in larly, how the day is passed at this school. seilles from Alexandria, which is described the language and literature of Italy. They rise in winter at six; and, after the de- as being very maynificent. It was found in

The administration of the school rests votional exercises of the morning, are busy the burying grounds of Memphis, near the solely with Mr Corswell and Mr Bincroft. with teaching and study till eight, at which valley of the Pyramids, and was taken, with They are assisted by a gentleman, who, in time all breakfast. They then engage in infinite pains, out of a well sixty feet in the present divided state of the town, per- some vigorous exercise till nine, when the depth. The lower part is eight feet long, forms for them a service on Sunday. De- season for intellectual labor again com- two and a fralf high, and three and a half in termined to have nothing to do with dis- mences, and continues till noon. Two its greatest breadth. It is covered with putes in religion, they wish the religious hours are allowed for exercise, dining, and a multitude of hieroglyphics, mythological principle should be strong and efficacious for rest, when, at two, studies are resum- figures, and symbols, admirably executed. in the minds of all around them.

ed, and continued till four. An hour and This large and splendid antique weighs In short, they have begun a school, a a half is then employed in the sports and above six thousand pounds. The lid, the place for the liberal education of boys as- exercises suited to the season. The eve workmanship of wbich is no less remarksembled in numbers, where they wish to ning meal is over by six, when some time able, is nearly of equal weight. It is of collect the means of teaching all that a boy is passed in attending to declamations, a dark green colour, resembling that of needs to learn. They would have good disci. and then about an hour and a half is given bronze, with spots of a rich dark red. Beplinc, a free, constant, and affectionate in- to study, and the exercises of devotion. The sides these spots, which are pretty equally tercourse between masters and pupils ; they instructers and pupils spend a few moments distributed, the lower part is marked in would encourage and promote a love of around the fire, and the boys are sent to bed three or four places by broad streaks of a knowledge, and give instructions in the an- at half past eight. In the morning and bright yellow colour, which extend to the cient languages, in French, Spanish, Ger- evening religious services, they chiefly use top: these accidents beautifully relieve the man, and if it be desired in the Italian, the excellent prayers of the Episcopal deep colour of the ground. It has sustained among the modern; in mathematics, the church. The collects and various services no damage, except two slight notches on outlines of the natural sciences; in geog- furnish a variety of earnest and suitable the edge, doubtless made by persons who raphy, history, morals; in reading, writing, petitions. Saturday evening they meet, but had formerly attempted to remove the lid, composing ; in short, in whatsoever it can not for study. At that time exhortations are in order to plunder the tomb of its contents. be thought essential for boys to learn. made to the boys on their studies, and on the two parts have been pla ced on separate Their object is, to establish a good school; subjects suggested by the events of the carriages, and despatched for Paris. and no more. If they can impart knowl- week. The older boys read the New Tesedge, they are indifferent to names, and tament aloud to the school. On Sunday think the evidence of a diploma, or the dis- the smaller boys read aloud in the Bible.

“ Jean Perthus, or the Citizen of Paris two tinction of a degree, would be superfluous. The older ones are engaged with works of

There exists nowhere an institution ex- Paley, Porteus, or Mason, books where the hundred and fifty years ago,” is an attempt actly like this. The gentlemen who con duties of religion are inculcated without in the manner of the Scotch norels, and duct it, have borrowed from the most dif- any of the spirit of party.

gives a good picture of France and Paris ferent sources; one principle from the They neither covet, nor shun inspection. at the time of the League. But the author schools at Berlin, another from Hofwyl, a A parent is in duty bound to know, in what has introduced a Baron de Malteste, who is third from Edinburgh, a fourth from the condition his child is, and these gentlemen much too fond of developing his political books and practice of Niemeyer. With have ever been ready to explain to any views, and too superior to those around him. respect to health and morals, and the im- the principles and practice of the school. When Sir Walter Scott places a personage portant branch of physical education, they The criterion, by which to judge of a good of his own creation among historical chartrust to their observations. Originality is school, must always be the state of the acters, he takes care not to assign him the not the distinction they covet; they wish scholars; and it is by this they must be and first rank. The author, it appears, has, in to bring to practical application the prin- are willing to be judged. As for health, manuscript, other novels relative to various ciples in education, which have the united they have as yet had no sickness; and now, periods of French history. testimony of nature, of reason, and of expe- out of forty boys, there is not one who does rience. They are aware, that a mere imi- not enjoy firm bealth, though many were GREAT HEAT AT NEW SOUTH WALES. tation of a foreign model would never suc- received in a weak state of body.

Dr Winterbottom relates, that a particuceed, and have endeavoured to adapt all It will certainly require much time to lar friend of his, a very careful observer, things to our own conntry.

complete this design, but its form and ten- saw the thermometer rise, in New South There are one or two circumstances dency are already apparent.

Wales, to 112", and continue so nearly a which favour them very much. They are

week. The effects of this heat upon the responsible only to the public. No tribu


human body, were extremely distressing, nal, or board of men, stands between them The life of this poet, and fragments of his producing extreme languor and incapability and the country, whose rising generations works, have been published at Leipsic, by of exertion. A gentleman, remarkably rothey wish to serve; they gladly acknowl- M. Meinecke; who distinguishes bim from bust and active, out of bravado, to show edge the value of the public opinion, and in another Eupborion, of Thrace, author of the that he could do what not a man in the general the justice of the public voice; and, Priapeia. Euphorion of Chalcis obtained colony dared to attempt, took his gun, and while any direct interference on the part of the right of citizenship at Athens. He was went out in pursuit of game; but he was men who might not sufficiently understand the pupil of Lacydes and Prytanis in phi- very soon obliged to return, and found some their views, would be injurious, nothing but losophy, and of Archebulus in poetry. “At difficulty in doing so. The effects of this good can be apprehended from a responsi- I the age of fifty, he went to the court of heat opon animals was such, that the parro


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Illi mors gruis incubat,
Qui, notus nimis omnibus,
Ignotus moritur sibi.

Having been thus minute in delineating
my own character, let me put on my mask-
ing-habit, and, as the Lay Monk, speak a
few words to the reader in reference to my
proposed writings. The severer studies
which are proper to manhood, leave me
sufficient leisure for that frequent reverie
and rambling thought which are well suited
to miscellaneous essays; and in all my
papers I shall claim the customary privile-
ges of essayists, and note down my loose
thoughts without regularity or any certain
order. In the choice of subjects for my
speculations, I shall be guided by my own
fancy; and that no one may accuse me of
failing in what I have never attempted, I
would be explicit in stating, that my aim is
rather to amuse the courteous reader and
help him pass away a tedious hour, than
eloquently to instruct him by deep thought
or high philosophy.



Glide on in the glory and gladness sent

So life is passing, thongh pleasure's dream To the farthest wall of the firmament,

Enliven its course, as the flowers the stream.
The boundless visible smile of him

This violet low that shines in dew
To the veil of whose brow our lamps are dim. Like eyes I love, and almost as blue,

B. Tomorrow will ither, and fade, and die,

And waken no sigh of sympathy.

That aged beech-where I carved a name FAREWELL TO CASTLES IN THE AIR. Dearer to me than riches or fame

With its trunk, shall cumber the spot it sha ies, Farewell, my Castles raised so high,

For strength must perish, as beauty fades.
Farewell, ye bowers of beauty,

And 1, when a few short summers are o'er,
Froin your enchantment I must fly,
To sober paths of duty.

Shall muse in these lonely scenes no more;-
Yet when I pass to eternity

O many an hour could I employ,
These lovely bowers adorning,

May virtue my strength and beauty be-
Till every airy ball of joy

My spirit rise to the blessed Giver,
Should seem a star of morning.

Aud my body rest by the Silent River.

S. H.
But go, vain dreams, depart,
Though fondly loved; I feel it,
That, while you sooth the heart,
From better things you steal it.

When rose the storms of grief and care,
On life's uncertain billow,

I sought my Castles in the Air,
And found a ready pillow;

The following is the conclusion of Mr
Here joys to come were always shown,

Southey's late letter on Lord Byron. The present grief dispelling,

“It was because Lord Byron had brought For future woe is all unknown

a stigma upon English literature, that I acIn my aërial dwelling. The lesson thus was lost,

cused him; because he had perverted great For which the storm was given,

talents to the worst purposes; because he To show the tempest-tost

had set up for pander-general to the youth A refuge sure in Heaven.

of Great Britaio, as long as his writings

should endure; because he had committed Here Hope, though cheated o'er and o'er, I thought would dwell securest,

a high crime and misdemeanor against soAnd deemed, of all her various store,

ciety, by sending forth a work, in wbich Such gift the best and surest.

mockery was mingled with horrors, filth While Fancy strove, with magic glass, with impiety, profligacy with sedition and To raise the scene ideal,

slander. For these offences, I came forward
Still whispered Hope, though this may pass, to arraign him. The accusation was not
The next will sure be real.
Thus cany a daring theme

made darkly; it was not insinuated; it was Was forming and undoing,

not advanced under the cover of a review. And still some brighter dream

I attacked him openly in my own name, and Arose upon their ruin.

only not by his, because he had not then

publicly avowed the flagitious production, Thus, in the fields of wild romance,

by which he will be remembered for lasting I tarried for a season, But still, at every change and chance,

infamy. He replied in a manner altogether I heard the voice of Reason:

worthy of himself and his cause. Conten"Oh, at some holier, happier shrine, tion with a generous and honourable oppoDevote thy thoughts so ranging;

nent leads naturally to esteem, and probably Whose base is truth and love divine,

to friendship; but next to such an antagoThe fabric never changing. Thy hopes from youth to age,

nist, an enemy like Lord Byron is to be If thou wilt hither guide them,

desired; one who by his conduct in the conThough tempests rise and rage,

test, divests himself of every claim to reSecurely may abide them."

spect; one whose baseness is such as to

sanctify the vindictive feeling it provokes ; I raised my eyes from all beneath,

and upon whom the act of taking vengeance And Hope stood in the portal, She held an amaranthine wreath,

is that of administering justice. I answered And promised life immortal.

him as he deserved to be answered, and the I felt the scene before my view

effect which that answer produced upon his Was more then idle seeming,

| lordship, has been described by his faithful And wish and strive to bid adieu

chronicler, Captain Medwin. This is the To all my days of dreaming. Then go, vain dreams, de part,

real history of what the purveyors of scanThough fondly loved; I feel it,

dal for the public, are pleased sometimes That, while you soothe the heart,

to announce in their advertisements, as From better things you steal it.

• Byron's Controversy with Southey.' What A.C. H. there was dark or devilish in it belongs to

his lordship; and had I been compelled to SUMMER MUSINGS.

resume it during bis life, he, who played

the monster in literature, and aimed his When a languor soft the sense invades, I stroll alone to the woodland glades,

blows at women, should have been treated And linger in coverts cool and green,

accordingly. “The republican trio,' says Beneath the poplars' beautiful screen.

Lord Byron, 'when they began to publish Then I watch the wavelet that hastens by in common, were to have had a community To the sea, as time to eternity;

of all things, like the ancient Britons-to And I muse like Jaques, and moralise Ou themes that the silent scene supplies.

have lived in a state of nature, like savaI think, as the river glides away

ges-and peopled some island of the blest, Though banks of wild flowers woo its stay, with children in common, like


When the radiant morn of creation broke,
And the world in the smile of God awoke,
And the empty realms of darkness and death
Were moved through their depths by his mighty

And orbs of beauty, and spheres of flame,
From the void abyss, by myriads came,
In the joy of youth, as they darted away,
Through the widening wastes of space to play,
Their silver voices in chorus rung,
And this was the song the bright ones sung.
Away, away, through the wide, wide sky,
The fair blue fields that before us lie:
Each sun with the worlds that round us roll,
Each planet poised on her turning pole,
With her isles of green, and her clouds of white,
And her waters that lie like Auid light.
For the source of glory uncovers his face,
And the brightness o'erflows unbounded space;
And we drink, as we go, the luminous tides
In our ruddy air and our blooining sides;
Lo, yonder the living splendors play!
Away, on our joyous path away!
Look, look, through our glittering ranks afar,
In the infinite azure, star after star,
How they brighten and bloom as they swiftly pass!
How the verdure runs o'er each rolling mass!
And the path of the gentle winds is seen,
Where the small waves dance, and the young

woods lean.
And see, where the brighter day-beams poor,
How the rainbows bang in the sunny shower;
And the morn and the eve, with their pomp of hues,
Shift o'er the bright planets and shed their dews;
And 'twixt them both. o'er the teeming ground,
With her shadowy cone, the night goes round.
Away, away!—in our blossoming bowers,
In the soft air wrapping these spheres of ours,
In the seas and fountains that shine with morn,
See, love is brooding, and life is born,
And breathing myriads are breaking from night,
To rejoice, like us, in motion and light.
Glide on in your beauty, ye youthful spheres !
To weave the dance that measures the years.

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very pretty Arcadian nation! I may be domes; the magnificent Wladimir, the luxu- John Quin; seven hanks of yarn, the propexcused for wishing that Lord Byron bad rious Bojars, ibe valiant beroes, and the erty of the widmo Scott; and one petticoat published this bimself; but though he is re- bards of those times. The subject of the ! and one apron, the property of the widow sponsible for the atrocious falsehood, he is poem, in six cantos, is the carrying off of Gallagher, seized under and by virtue of a not for its posthumous publication. I shall the princess Ljudmilla by the magician levying warrant, for tithe due to the Rev. only observe, therefore, that the slander is Tschernomor, and her deliverance to her John Usher. Dated this 12th day of May, as worthy of his lordship as the scheme it. I husband Russlau, a valiant koight. The 1824.” self would have been. Nor would I have plan is adınirable, the execution masterly, condescended to notice it even thus, were and, notwithstanding the pumerous charac. it not to show how little this calumniator ters introduced, and the episodes and events

CONTINUATION OF LAPLACE'S MECANIQUE knew concerning the objects of his uneasy which cross each other, the narrative is and restless hatred. Mr Wordsworth and I rapid, the characters well drawn, the de.

Those who have read the Mécanique were strangers to each other, even by name, scriptions animated, and the language ex. Céleste, are aware, that upwards of twenwhen he represents us as engaged in a sa- cellent. Russl..u was soon succeeded by ty years ago M. Laplace promised to tertanic confederacy, and we never published " Kaw Koskoi Plennik,” a smaller, though minate this great work by an exposé of the any thing in common.

not less excellent, poein; which describes labours of geometers on the system of the Here I dismiss the subject. It might have the rude manners of the banditti of Cauca- world, and by assigning to each the share been thought that Lord Byron had attain- sus, their mode of life, and the peculiarity wbich he had contributed towards elucidated the last degree of disgrace, when his of the country and its inbabitants, in the ing its wonderful mechanism. The faithhead was set up for a sign at one of those most lively colours. This poem is gener- ful execution of this task would have im. preparatory schools for the brothel and ally known to the German public, through posed on the illustrious author of the Mé. the gallows, where obscenity, sedition, and a masterly translation by M. Wulfert, canique Céleste, the necessity of making blasphemy are retailed in drams for the vul- which is inferior to the original only in very ample acknowledgments to Lagrange, gar. There remained one further shame, the inimitable melody of the Russian lan- and it would almost appear that some rethere remained this exposure of his private guage.

pugnance arising out of this conviction had conversations, which has compelled his lord- Puschkin's new poem, " The Fountain of retarded the completion of this part of his ship’s friends, in their own defence, to com- Baktschissarai,” is in many respects superior labours. The name of Laplace occurs only pare his oral declarations with his written to his former productions. The subject is once in the second edition of the Mécanique words, and thereby demonstrate that he was very simple : Ġbiraj, Khan of the Crimea, Analytique, a circumstance which seems as regardless of truth as he was incapable in one of his predatory excursions, takes to intimate, that Lagrange had felt some of sustaining those feelings suited to his prisoner a Polish princess, Maria. She is displeasure at the unacknowledged appro

a birth, station, and high endowments, which in his harem; the charms of the beautiful priation of his investigations and discovesometimes came across his better mind. christian make a deep impression upon the ries. M. Laplace is, however, at length ROBERT SOUTHEY." heart of the rude monarch. He forsakes slowly redeeming his pledge in the fifth

his former favourite, Sarema, a passionate volume of his work, which is in a course of RUSSIAN POETRY.

Georgian ; she knows indeed that Maria publication. The thirteenth Book, which The young poet Puschkin, has completed persists in rejecting his love, but, tormented has recently appeared, treats on one of the a new production, which, though of no great by jealousy, she murders her innocent rival. most difficult problems in physical astronoextent, surpasses, in the unanimous opinion Ghiraj, inconsolable, sentences the Georgian my, that of the oscillations of the fluids of the critics, all his former productions. to death; and dedicates to the memory of which cover the planets. The first chapter The title is, “The Fountain of Baktschis Maria, in a solitary part of his garden, a contains a rapid sketch of the principal sarai ;” and Mr Ponamarew, a bookseller fountain, the cold drops of which, falling, views and discoveries of geometers, on the of Moscow, has given him three thousand even to this day, into the marble báson, re- theory of the tides, from Newton to Laroubles for the copy-right. The poem con- mind feeling hearts of Maria's innocence place. No branch of the history of science tains about six hundred lines, so that five and Ghiraj's grief, and the young girls in presents more interest, than this view of roubles per line have been paid for it, a the neighbourhood still call it the fountain the progress of mathematical analysis in thing quite unheard of in Russia. Puschkin of tears!

one of the greatest questions of natural is a literary phenomenon, endowed by na

philosophy. It is the peculiar privilege of ture with all the qualifications of an excel


ihe inventors of the principal theories to lent poet; he has begun his career in a It appears, by a late census of the popu. show their origin, their difficulties

, and manner in which many would be happy to lation of Ireland, that the number of males their most important features. The anconclude. In his thirteenth year, when he is 3,341,926–of females 3,459,901. Those cient geometry has transmitted to us nothwas still a pupil in the Lyceum at Zarskoe- employed in agriculture are 1,138,069,

ing more exact and beautiful than the few Selo, he composed his first distinguished in trades, manufactures, or handicraft, words by which Archimedes has prefaced poem, "Wospominanie 0 Zarskom Selo," 1,170,044. Dublin is supposed to contain

his works. Remembrances of Zarskoe-Selo; this piece 227,335. The state of the whole country was, perhaps, too loudly and generally ad- is represented as very precarious. There

ENGLISH BOOKS. mired; the boy aimed henceforward only at are now public theological disputations, in the Muses' wreath, and neglected the more which the zeal on each side is quite equal the month of December, in Great Britain,

The number of works published, during serious studies which are essential to the to the christianity displayed. No doubt, if was sixty-three. The number of distinct poet. However, up to this time, when he each party could for a season enjoy the is about twenty-five years of age, he has pure, unmixed ascendancy of the primitive

volumes, eighty-one. composed, besides a number of charming times, neither would want a fine crop of little pieces, which have been received with martyrs. The following document is an

LONGWOOD. great approbation by the literary journals, amusing instance of real distress; and in- A late visitor at St Helena, says, that the three more considerable poems, which are dicates pretty well the degree of probabili- house inhabited by Napoleon in that island real ornaments of the Russian Parnassus; ty which exists for an amelioration in the is now converted into a barn, and that there and what is a particular merit in these days state of feeling upon the subject of re- is actually a threshing machine in the cham. of translation, they are quite original. ligion.

ber in which he breathed his last! Surely The first of them is " Russlau and Ljud. “ To be sold by public cant, in the town this residence, so much vaunted by Lowe milla,” which carries us back into the an- of Ballymore, on Saturday, the 16th

instant, and Co., could not bave been very valuable

, cient days of chivalry and fable in Russia, one cow, the property of James Scully; one if it is thus considered fit only for such « vile and places before us Kiow, with its gilded new bed-sheet and one gown, the property ofl uses.” What a tell-tale time is!


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Elements of Astronomy, illustrated with are in the possession of the editor. * Roswell King, jr. Esq. bas politely sent

Just published, the Poetical Works of Plates, for the use of Schools and Acadeus a few specimens or the beaver's ingenuity, William Wordsworth, complete in four mies, with questions. By John H. Wil

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I have examined your treatise on asJogs measures two feet in length, girts six- Extract from the North American Review. tronomy, and I think that subject is better teen inches, and weighs fourteen pounds ; “ The great distinction and glory of explained, and that more matter is contained this was one of the side logs of the house; Wordsworth's Poetry is the intimate con- in this, than any other book of the kind, another of the same girt, is balf the length verse which it holds with nature. He sees with which I am acquainted ; 1 therefore of the former, and was one of the end logs her face to face; he is her friend, her con- cheerfully recommend it to the patronage of the building; the others are smaller, and fidential counsellor, her high priest ; and of the public. With respect, sir, your obe were used as rafters. It is evident from the he comes from ber inmost temple to rereal dient servant, marks at the ends of them, that they have all to us her mysteries, and unravel those se

WARREN COLBURN. been cut through with the teeth; and cut cret influences which he had always felt,

Mr. J. H. WILKINS. in a manner so as to lock, when laid upon but hardly understood. It is not merely Boston, 14 June, 1822. each other, the same as logs formed by hu- that he admires her beauties with enthusiman industry for the construction of log- asm, and describes them with the nicest Wilkins' Elements of Astronomy, by houses, so often met with in this state. But accuracy, but he gives them voice, lan- presenting in a concise, but perspicuous and where these animals found strength, or how guage, passion, power, sympathy; he causes familiar manner, the descriptive and physithey raised purchase to lift the logs, is a them to live, breathe, feel. We acknowl- cal branches of the science, and rejecting question that we cannot solve. The honse edge that even this has been done by gifted what is merely mechanical, exhibits to the being two stories high, each story being bards before him; but never so thoroughly student all that is most valuable and intereighteen inches, must have cost no little la. as by him; they lifted up corners of the esting to the youthful mind in this sublime bour to the architects in placing these heavy veil, and he has drawn it aside ; he has department of human knowledge. logs one upon the other. The logs may be established new relationships, and detected

WALTER R. JOHNSON, seen at this office.” hitherto unexplored affinities, and made the

Principal of the Academy, Germantoren. connexion still closer than ever between Germantown, (Penn.) 5th June, 1833. PERKINS' STEAM ENGINE.

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Messrs Cummings, Hilliard, & Co. Its form is long and narrow, to accommo

The silence that is in the starry sky,

Having been partially engaged in giving date it to the Regent's Canal, where it is

The sleep that is among the lonely hills.

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Wordsworth has taught these sentiments years, it has been necessary for me to exIt is seventy-one feet in length, seven feet and impuises a language, and has given amine all the treatises on education which in breadth, and carries twenty-two tons; it them a law and a rule. Our intercourse came within my reach. Among other treahas an iron paddle at the stern, seven feet with nature becomes permanent; we actises examined, there have been several on in diameter, with wings eighteen inches quire a habit of transferring human feel astronomy. Of these, the “ Elements of Asbroad at the ends; the generator contains ings to the growth of earth, the elements, tronomy, by John H. Wilkins, A. M.,” rethree gallons of water, and the furnace half the lights of heaven, and a capacity of recently published by you, is, in my opinion, a bushel of coal; the heat is usually raised ceiving rich modifications and improve- decidedly the best. I have accordingly inin fifteen minutes; the piston has thirteen ments of those feelings in return. We are troduced it into my Seminary, and find it inches stroke, and the whole engine occu- convinced that there is more mind, more well calculated to answer its intended purpies only one-fifth of the space of one of Watt soul about 18, wherever we look, and wher- pose, by plain illustrations to lead young and Boston's, and weighs only one-fifth as ever we move; and there is for we have persons to a knowledge of that most interest. much. With the temperature raised to only imparted both to the material world; there ing science. J. L. BLAKE, one half the proper number of atmospheres, is no longer any dullness or death in our

Principal of Lit. Sem. for Young Ladies. it moved at the rate of six miles an hour.

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telligent voice, are forever speaking to our

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ENGLISH TEACHER AND EXER. United States, are very earnestly requested in it, and gather from the confiding grati

CISES. to forward to us, regularly and seasonably, tude of surrounding objects, fresh cause of Cummings, HILLIARD, & Co. No. 134 Washthe names of all works of every kind, pre- praise to the Maker of them all.”

ington street (No. 1 Corobill], bave for paring for publication, in the press, or re- For sale by Cummings, Hilliard, & Co. sale, new editions of these peal and valuacently published. As they will be inserted Boston; William Hilliard, Cambridge ; ble School Books. in the Gazette, it is particularly desired Gray, Childs, & Co. and J. W. Foster, The English Teacher contains all the that the exact titles be stated at length. Portsmouth; B. Perkins, Hanover; W. Rules, Notes, and important Observations

*** The proprietors of Newspapers, for Hyde, Portland; Bliss & White, and Car. in Murray's large Grammar, which are inwhich this Gazette is exchanged, and of vill, New York; A. Small, and Cary & troduced in their proper places, and united which the price is less than that of the Lea, Philadelphia ; E. Mickle, Baltimore; with the Exercises and Key in perpendicuGazette, are expected to pay the differ- Pishey Thompson, Washington; and s. lar collateral columns, which show inluj

c. H. & Co. Babcock & Co., Charleston, S. C. tively both the errors and corrections through all the exereises in Orthography, / adapted to produce a radical improvement Murray's Exercises ; a new and improve Syntax, Punctuation, and Rhetorical con- in this very important department of Eng- ed stereotype edition, in which references struction.


lish education. With these aids, individu- are made, in the Promiscuous Exercises, to The Exercises form a neat 18mo volume als and pupils, with a little instruction in the particolar rules to which they relate. of 25% pages, on good paper and neat type, parsing, may alone become not only profi- Also for sale, the School Books in generfor the particular use of pupils in schools ; cients, but skilful and just critics, in one of al use. and being a counterpart to the Teacher, the most copious and difficult of all lan- *** Io issuing the above works, it has corresponds to it in design and execution. guages, our own.

been the object of the publishers to elevate The Key is left out of this volume for the Feb. 1.

the style of School Books in typographical purpose of giving the scholar an opportuni

execution; and they cherish the expectaty of exercising his judgment upon the ap- VALUABLE SCHOOL BOOKS,

tion that instructers and school committees plication of the rules, without a too ready

will, on examination, be disposed to patronand frequent reference to the key.

PUBLISHED and for sale by LINCOLN & ise them. The Promiscuous Exercises in cach of EDMANDS, 59 Washington-street (53 Corn- Feb. 1. the four parts of False Grammar, in both hill.] volumes, have figures, or letters of the al- Walker's School Dictionary, printed on

JUST PUBLISHED, phabet, introduced, referring to the partic- a fine paper, on handsomne stereotype plates. BY R. P. & C. WILLIAMS, 79 Washingular rule or principle by which nearly eve- The Elements of Arithmetic, by James ry individual correction is to be made. Robinson, jr. ; an appropriate work for ton-street, Boston, Great care and vigilance have been exer- the first classes in schools.

A Letter from a Blacksmith to the Mincised to prevent defects of the press in The American Arithmetic, by James isters and Elders of the Church of Scotthese editions, as well as to correct the nu- Robinson, jr. ; intended as a Sequel to the land, in which the manner of Public Wormerous errors which have found their way Elements. This work contains all the gen- ship in that Church is considered, its incon. into the various editions of these works eral rules which are necessary to adapt it veniences and defects pointed out, and now in circulation. There can be no haz- to schools in cities and in the country, em- methods for removing them humbly proard in saying, that there is no American bracing Commission, Discount, Duties, An posed. edition, either of Murray's Exercises or nuities, Barter, Guaging, Mechanical Pow- Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thine Key, so correct as the English Teacher, ers, &c. &c. Although the work is put at heart be hasty to utter any thing before God, for and the Boston “ Improved Stereotype Edi- a low price, it will be found to contain a God is in heaven, and thou upon earth : therefore tion of the English Exercises." greater quantity of matter than most of let thy words be few. Eccl. v. 2.

I will pray with the spirit, and I will pray with These very neat and handsome school the School Arithmetics in general use. the understanding also. 1 Cor. xiv. 15. manuals will perform much service, save The Child's Assistant in the Art of Read.

From a London edition. For sale as much time, and furnish teachers, private ing, containing a pleasing selection of easy above, and by the booksellers throughout learners, and schools with those facilities readings for young children. Price 124 cts. the United States. which will enable the attentive and indus- The Pronouncing Introduction, being

This work is published on common patrions student to trace with precision, Murray's Introduction with accents, calcu- per, and sold at a cheap rate for distribupleasure, and profit, the great variety of lated to lead to a correct pronunciation.

Lion; also on fine five dollar paper, to principles, which, like the muscles of the The Pronouncing English Reader, being bind, and match other elegant books. body, spread themselves through the Eng- Murray's Reader accented, divided into Feb. 1. lish language.

paragraphs. Enriched with a Frontispiece, It is to be regretted that so few fully in- exhibiting Walker's illustration of the Inderstand the grammatical and accurate flections of the Voice. The work is printed

WELLS & LILLY, construction of their owa language. There on a fine linen paper, and solicits the pub- HAVE in press, and will shortly publish, is a fashion already too prevalent in our lic patronage.

A New Digest of Massachusetts Reports. country, which has long obtained in Eng. Adams' Geography; a very much appror- By Lewis Bigelow, Counsellor at Law. The land, particularly among the superior class- ed work, which has passed through numer- work will embrace all the Reports now pubes of society, and which has by no means ous editions. With a correct Atlas. lished, and will be otherwise improved in been conducire to a general and extensive Temple's Arithmetic, with additions and several important particulars. cultivation of the English language. The improvements. Printed on fine paper. subject of allusion is an extravagant predi. Eighth edition. lection for the study of foreign languages, The Pronouncing Testament, in which The Publishers of this Gazette furnish, to the neglect of our own, a language all the proper names

, and many other on liberal terms, every book and every which by us should be esteemed the most words, are divided and accented agreeably periodical work of any value which America useful and valuable of all. This extrava- to Walker's Dictionary and Classical Key; affords. They have regular correspondents, gance has been justly censured by Mr Wald - peculiarly suited to the use of Schools.

and make up orders on the tenth of every ker in the following remark. “We think," Conversations on Natural Philosophy, month for England and France, and fresays he, “ we show our breeding by a knowl. with Questions for examination, with addi- quently for Germany and Italy, and import edge of those tongues [the French and tional Notes and Illustrations, a Frontis. from thence to order, books, in quantities Italian), and an ignorance of our own." piece representing the Solar System, &c. or single copies, for a moderate commis. A knowledge of other languages is truly &c., being a greatly improved edition. By sion.

Their orders are served by gentledesirable, and the acquisition of them the Rev. J. L. Blake.

men well qualified to select the best ediought, in a proper degree, to be encourag- Alger's Murray, being an Abridgement tions, and are purchased at the lowest cash ed by all friends of improvement; but it is of Murray's Grammar, in which large ad- prices. All new publications in any way devoutly to be wished, by every friend to ditions of Rules and Notes are inserted noticed in this Gazette, they have for sale, the interests of our country and of English from the larger work.

or can procure on quite as good terins as literature, that American youth would show The English Teacher, being Murray's those of their respective publishers. a zeal, in this respect, exemplified by the Exercises and Key, placed in opposite col.

CUMMINGS, HILLIARD, & Co, matrops of ancient Roine; and, like them, umns, with the addition of rules and obsersuffer not the study of foreign languages to vations from the Grammar ;-an admi

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