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likewise teaches drawing and book-keep- bility to the public. They are also favour- Antiochus III, and was made 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 reasonable grati- cipally devoted himself to epic poetry, but literature is thus provided for. fication and amusement on their own prem- he also wrote elegies and epigrams. He ises, a circumstance of no small moment. also produced some treatises on grammar They live in the midst of a healthy, moral, and history. He was charged with being and thriving population, and are surround- obscure in his expressions, and with using ed by scenery of great beauty, and of a words in a forced sense. cheerful character. All this has a favourable influence on the forming mind.

In whatever branch they can best teach, they are themselves the instructers. In the modern languages, and in some other things, instruction can best be given by men who devote themselves to the branch. Still they hold themselves responsible for every thing. Should their means allow it, they will add to their number an instructer in the language and literature of Italy.

The administration of the school rests solely with Mr Cogswell and Mr Bancroft. They are assisted by a gentleman, who, in the present divided state of the town, performs for them a service on Sunday. Determined to have nothing to do with disputes in religion, they wish the religious principle should be strong and efficacious

in the minds of all around them.

In short, they have begun a school, a place for the liberal education of boys assembled in numbers, where they wish to collect the means of teaching all that a boy needs to learn. They would have good disci pline, a free, constant, and affectionate intercourse between masters and pupils; they would encourage and promote a love of knowledge, and give instructions in the ancient languages, in French, Spanish, German, and if it be desired in the Italian, among the modern; in mathematics, the outlines of the natural sciences; in geography, history, morals; in reading, writing, composing; in short, in whatsoever it can be thought essential for boys to learn. Their object is, to establish a good school; and no more. If they can impart knowledge, they are indifferent to names, and think the evidence of a diploma, or the distinction of a degree, would be superfluous. There exists nowhere an institution exactly like this. The gentlemen who conduct it, have borrowed from the most different sources; one principle from the schools at Berlin, another from Hofwyl, a third from Edinburgh, a fourth from the books and practice of Niemeyer. With respect to health and morals, and the important branch of physical education, they trust to their observations. Originality is not the distinction they covet; they wish to bring to practical application the principles in education, which have the united testimony of nature, of reason, and of experience. They are aware, that a mere imitation of a foreign model would never succeed, and have endeavoured to adapt all things to our own conntry.

There are one or two circumstances which favour them very much. They are responsible only to the public. No tribunal, or board of men, stands between them and the country, whose rising generations they wish to serve; they gladly acknowledge the value of the public opinion, and in general the justice of the public voice; and, while any direct interference on the part of men who might not sufficiently understand their views, would be injurious, nothing but good can be apprehended from a responsi


Our readers may wish to know, particu A sarcophagus has been brought to Marlarly, how the day is passed at this school. seilles from Alexandria, which is described They rise in winter at six; and, after the de- as being very magnificent. It was found in votional exercises of the morning, are busy the burying grounds of Memphis, near the with teaching and study till eight, at which valley of the Pyramids, and was taken, with time all breakfast. They then engage in infinite pains, out of a well sixty feet in some vigorous exercise till nine, when the depth. The lower part is eight feet long, season for intellectual labor again com- two and a half high, and three and a half in mences, and continues till noon. Two its greatest breadth. It is covered with hours are allowed for exercise, dining, and a multitude of hieroglyphics, mythological for rest, when, at two, studies are resum- figures, and symbols, admirably executed. ed, and continued till four. An hour and This large and splendid antique weighs a half is then employed in the sports and above six thousand pounds. The lid, the exercises suited to the season. The eve workmanship of which is no less remarkning meal is over by six, when some time able, is nearly of equal weight. It is of is passed in attending to declamations, a dark green colour, resembling that of and then about an hour and a half is given bronze, with spots of a rich dark red. Beto study, and the exercises of devotion. The sides these spots, which are pretty equally instructers and pupils spend a few moments distributed, the lower part is marked in around the fire, and the boys are sent to bed three or four places by broad streaks of a at half past eight. In the morning and bright yellow colour, which extend to the evening religious services they chiefly use top: these accidents beautifully relieve the the excellent prayers of the Episcopal deep colour of the ground. It has sustained church. The collects and various services no damage, except two slight notches on furnish a variety of earnest and suitable the edge, doubtless made by persons who petitions. Saturday evening they meet, but had formerly attempted to remove the lid, not for study. At that time exhortations are in order to plunder the tomb of its contents. made to the boys on their studies, and on The two parts have been pla ced on separate subjects suggested by the events of the carriages, and despatched for Paris. week. The older boys read the New Testament aloud to the school. On Sunday the smaller boys read aloud in the Bible. The older ones are engaged with works of Paley, Porteus, or Mason, books where the duties of religion are inculcated without any of the spirit of party.

They neither covet, nor shun inspection. A parent is in duty bound to know, in what condition his child is, and these gentlemen have ever been ready to explain to any the principles and practice of the school. The criterion, by which to judge of a good school, must always be the state of the scholars; and it is by this they must be and are willing to be judged. As for health, they have as yet had no sickness; and now, out of forty boys, there is not one who does not enjoy firm bealth, though many were received in a weak state of body.

It will certainly require much time to complete this design, but its form and tendency are already apparent.


The life of this poet, and fragments of his works, have been published at Leipsic, by M. Meinecke; who distinguishes him from another Euphorion, of Thrace, author of the Priapeia. Euphorion of Chalcis obtained the right of citizenship at Athens. He was the pupil of Lacydes and Prytanis in philosophy, and of Archebulus in poetry. At the age of fifty, he went to the court of

FRENCH WAVERLEY NOVEL "Jean Perthus, or the Citizen of Paris two

hundred and fifty years ago," is an attempt in the manner of the Scotch novels, and gives a good picture of France and Paris at the time of the League. But the author has introduced a Baron de Malteste, who is much too fond of developing his political views, and too superior to those around him. When Sir Walter Scott places a personage of his own creation among historical char acters, he takes care not to assign him the first rank. The author, it appears, has, in manuscript, other novels relative to various periods of French history.


Dr Winterbottom relates, that a particu lar friend of his, a very careful observer, saw the thermometer rise, in New South Wales, to 112°, and continue so nearly a week. The effects of this heat upon the human body, were extremely distressing, producing extreme languor and incapability of exertion. A gentleman, remarkably robust and active, out of bravado, to show that he could do what not a man in the colony dared to attempt, took his gun, and went out in pursuit of game; but he was very soon obliged to return, and found some difficulty in doing so. The effects of this heat upon animals was such, that the parro

quets dropped down dead in the open air. In Africa, where Dr Winterbottom resided four years, he once observed the thermometer at 103° in the shade, and, placed upon the ground, (speaking from memory) at 1380. In the Soosoo country, to the north of Sierra Leone, at a considerable distance inland, he walked one day about twenty miles, when the thermometer, observed by Dr Afzelius, at present professor of botany at Upsal, stood at 9919 in the shade; which degree of heat was by no means disagreeable, nor even suspected to be so great by at least. 10°, owing to a pleasant breeze which met him. We judge very inaccurately of heat by our feelings, and are more affected by a sudden diminution of 10° of heat than by a much greater increase. The lowest degree of heat Dr Winterbottom ever experienced in Africa, was about half an hour before sunrise, when the mereury stood at 68o, and, to the feelings, the cold resembled that of a sharp frosty morning in England.



A book has since ap


parts, and ultimately almost disappeared. time ago in exile. When cut thin, or when extended, this sub-peared under the title of "Memoirs," by stance forms excellent washers, or collars him, which contains many interesting anecfor stop-cocks, very little pressure being dotes of the revolution. It was eagerly read sufficient to render them perfectly tight. in France: the first edition was soon sold, Leather has also been coated on one surface and a second was printing, when the sons with the caoutchouc; and without being at of Fouché instituted the present suit to have all adhesive, or having any particular odour, the work suppressed. There has been one is perfectly water-tight. Before caoutchouc hearing of the cause, but only the plaintiff's was thus worked, it was often observed how counsel has yet argued. He rests chiefly many uses it might in such a case be applied on the following dilemma: Either the work to: now that it is so worked, how few the is genuine, or it is not: if it be genuine, the cases are in which persons are induced to copyright belongs to the heirs of the author, use it. who do not choose to publish it; if it be not genuine, the publication ought to be suppressed as spurious and fraudulent. In THERE is a college for the Chinese at point of fact, however, he asserts, that the Naples, of which M. Viesseaux gives the work is not genuine. The truth is, that following account. It is the only institu- some memoirs, said to be his, got into the tion of the kind in Europe. Its founder hands of the ultras, who suppressed and alwas Matteo Ripa, a Neapolitan mission-tered passages to suit their political views, several years at the missionary house at wish to have credited, and to cast an odium ary. Ripa went to China, and resided and have thus given them to the world, as a confirmation in many points of what they Pekin, where his skill in painting recommended him to the Emperor and his court. upon the fallen party. While living in that remote land he conMr T. Hancock has succeeded, by some ceived the plan which he afterwards exeThe following statistical accounts, if corprocess, the result of a long investigation, cuted, of establishing a college in Europe but which he has not published,-in working for the education of young Chinese as rect, evince the wealth, the power, and the caoutchouc with great facility and readiness. Christian missionaries to their countrymen. resources of the Brazilian empire. The It is cast, as we understand, into large in- Several trials were made, and at last Na- population of the nineteen provinces which gots or cakes, and being cut with a wet ples was fixed upon for this institution, as compose it, amounts to upwards of four knife into leaves or sheets, about an eighth the climate appeared to be the most favour-millions. In this census, it is to be lamented or a tenth of an inch in thickness, can then able and congenial to them. The youths that there are more than two millions of be applied to almost any purpose for which destined for this place are smuggled out of slaves. The regular army of Brazil amounts the properties of the material render it fit. their country at the age of thirteen or to between twenty-five and thirty thousand The caoutchone thus prepared, is more flexi- fourteen, by means of the Roman Catholic men; its militia to fifty thousand. The ble and adhesive than that which is gener- missionaries, who send them first to Macao, revenue of the empire is estimated at nearly ally found in the shops, and is worked with whence they are conveyed to Europe, gen- 3,000,000l. sterling; in the year 1824, it is singular facility. Recent sections made erally in Portuguese vessels bound to Lis- estimated at 95,000,000 francs, or nearly with a sharp knife or scissors, when brought bon, from which place they proceed to 4,000,000l. sterling. The vast extent of together and pressed, adhere so firmly as to Italy. The expenses are defrayed partly land belonging to the nation, permits Braresist rupture as strongly as any other part; by this institution, and partly by the Col- zil, by their sale, to redeem its debt, withso that, if two sheets be laid together and lege de Propagandâ Fide at Rome. "The out imposing burthens on the people. From cut round, the mere act of cutting joins the college," says M. Viesseaux, "is situated on the king's arrival in 1808, to his departure edges, and a little pressure on them makes the slope of the hill of Capo di Monte, in a in 1820, the revenue was in a regularly a perfect bag of one piece of substance. quiet, retired spot, which commands a fine progressive state, and during that period, The adhesion of the substance in those prospect of the bay. The house and the from fourteen millions to sixty-one millions parts where it is not required, is entirely adjoining church are simply but neatly con- of francs annually. prevented by rubbing them with a little structed, and the apartments are comfortaflour, or other substance in fine powder. In ble and airy; and the whole place is kept this way flexible tube catheters, &c. are remarkably clean and in the best order, so prepared. The tubes intended for experi- as to form an agreeable contrast with the ments on gases, and where occasion might generality of Neapolitan establishments. require they should sustain considerable The rector, a Neapolitan missionary, and a internal pressure, are made double, and sensible, well-informed man, politely showed have a piece of twine twisted spirally round us every thing deserving attention. We between the two. This, therefore, is im- entered first the hall, which is hung round bedded in the caoutchouc, and, at the same with portraits of the Chinese who have retime that it allows of any extension in length sided in this house since its establishment; of the tube, prevents its expanding laterally. they are about forty; and among them is The caoutchouc is, in this state, exceedingly that of Ripa, the founder. Those who have elastic. Bags made of it, in the way just suffered martyrdom are represented with described, have been expanded, by having the instruments of their death; others have air forced into them, until the caoutchouc chains around their necks, as a sign of their was quite transparent; and, when expanded having suffered imprisonment. There were by hydrogen, they were so light as to form six Chinese in the college when I visited it; balloons, with considerable ascending power; one of them was insane, and another blind." the hydrogen, however, gradually escapes, perhaps through the pores of this thin film of caoutchouc. On expanding the bags in


A curious trial has occupied the attention this way, the junctions yielded like the other of the Parisian public. Fouché died some

SOUTHEY'S LETTER ON LORD BYRON. Southey has published a letter respecting Lord Byron. We shall, says a London editor, give no further opinion on the controversy, than to express regret, that even the object of self-defence should reduce a living author to the alternative of so violently assaulting the dead.


The Greek government has sent over two letters, addressed to the daughter of Lord Byron, giving an account of her father's death, and of the services he had rendered Greece, and declaring that Greece will consider her as its own child.


Among the curiosities lately deposited in the British Museum, are some Roman wine jars of the year before Christ 105. Their antiquity and precise date are placed be

yond a doubt by the following circumstances. A number of earthen-ware vessels of various kinds, were dug up among the rains of Carthage, and sent to this government as a present, by the Bey, who knew nothing of their age or value, except that the English liked such curiosities. On arriving at the colonial office, they were forwarded to the British Museum; and a learned antiquarian of that establishment, examining them with care, discovered on one of the amphora, the names of the consuls of the abovementioned year.


M. Choulaut has published at Leipsic a pamphlet entitled "De Locis Pompeianis ad Rem Medicam facientibus," containing an account of different objects relating to the medical art, discovered at Pompeii. He describes the temple of Esculapius, the amulets, surgical instruments, pharmaceutical apparatus, &c. found in the midst of the ruins. Amongst the surgical instruments were found some nearly resembling those made use of at the present day; as, for instance, elevators for the operation of trepanning, lancets, spatulæ, instruments for the application of the actual cautery, &c. There has not been found one single building which could be regarded as a school of surgery or anatomical museum.

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Feb. 1.


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A Letter from a Blacksmith to the Ministers and Elders of the Church of Scotland, in which the manner of Public Worship in that Church is considered, its inconveniences and defects pointed out, and methods for removing them humbly proposed.

Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thine heart be hasty to utter any thing before God, for let thy words be few. Eccl. v. 2. God is in heaven, and thou upon earth: therefore

I will pray with the spirit, and I will pray with the understanding also. 1 Cor. xiv. 15.

From a London edition. For sale as above, and by the booksellers throughout the United States.

The Pronouncing Introduction, being This work is published on common paMurray's Introduction with accents, calcu-per, and sold at a cheap rate for distribulated to lead to a correct pronunciation. tion; also on fine five dollar paper, to bind, and match other elegant books. Feb. 1.

The Pronouncing English Reader, being Murray's Reader accented, divided into paragraphs. Enriched with a Frontispiece, exhibiting Walker's illustration of the Inflections of the Voice. The work is printed on a fine linen paper, and solicits the public patronage.

Adams' Geography; a very much approved work, which has passed through numerous editions. With a correct Atlas. Temple's Arithmetic, with additions and improvements. Printed on fine paper. Eighth edition.

It is to be regretted that so few fully understand the grammatical and accurate construction of their own language. There is a fashion already too prevalent in our country, which has long obtained in England, particularly among the superior classes of society, and which has by no means been conducive to a general and extensive cultivation of the English language. The subject of allusion is an extravagant predilection for the study of foreign languages, The Pronouncing Testament, in which to the neglect of our own, a language all the proper names, and many other which by us should be esteemed the most words, are divided and accented agreeably useful and valuable of all. This extrava- to Walker's Dictionary and Classical Key; gance has been justly censured by Mr Wal--peculiarly suited to the use of Schools. ker in the following remark. "We think," Conversations on Natural Philosophy, says he, "we show our breeding by a knowledge of those tongues [the French and Italian], and an ignorance of our own."

with Questions for examination, with additional Notes and Illustrations, a Frontispiece representing the Solar System, &c. &c., being a greatly improved edition. By the Rev. J. L. Blake.

Alger's Murray, being an Abridgement of Murray's Grammar, in which large additions of Rules and Notes are inserted from the larger work.

A knowledge of other languages is truly desirable, and the acquisition of them ought, in a proper degree, to be encouraged by all friends of improvement; but it is devoutly to be wished, by every friend to the interests of our country and of English literature, that American youth would show The English Teacher, being Murray's a zeal, in this respect, exemplified by the Exercises and Key, placed in opposite colmatrons of ancient Rome; and, like them, umns, with the addition of rules and obsersuffer not the study of foreign languages to vations from the Grammar;-an admiprevent, but strictly to subserve the culti-rable private learner's guide to an accurate vation of their own. knowledge of the English language, and also an assistant to instructers. By T. Alger, jr.

It is confidently believed that the English Teacher and Exercises are excellently

WELLS & LILLY, HAVE in press, and will shortly publish, A New Digest of Massachusetts Reports. By Lewis Bigelow, Counsellor at Law. The work will embrace all the Reports now published, and will be otherwise improved in several important particulars.

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