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grace over the rudeness of society. Who have leisure and means to do what they And far in heaven, the while, then shall doubt their utility? Or what will, and good taste enough to love what is The sun, that sends that gale to wander here, virtuous intellectual exercise is there, beautiful. The contrast, rather the com- Pours out on the fair earth his quiet smile,

The sweetest of the year. which is to be despised as unprofitable? parison, instituted between the two great “Philosophy,” says an eminent writer, epic poets of Italy, pleased us perhaps more Where now the solemn shade, “ teaches us to regard all human pursuits than any other part of this article. The Verdure and gloom where many branches meet; as equally vain.” Philosophy, say we, merits of each are allowed him; and the So grateful, when the noon of summer made

The vallies sick with heat ? should rather teach us to regard them as faults of each are fairly stated; and this the almost equally profitable. author has done as only he could have

Let in through all the trees done, who had studied them for himself, and come the strange rays; the forest depths are bright; learned to appreciate and enjoy their ex. Their sunny-coloured foliage, in the breeze, cellence. There are translations of parts

Twinkles, like beams of light. The first article in the XLV, number of Pulci's Morgante, of Ariosto's Satires, is a review of General Sumner's letter to and of the Ricciardetto of Fortiguerra, Where bickering through the shrubs its waters run,

The rivulet, late unseen, President Adams, respecting the Militia which, we suppose, should be accredited to Shines with the image of its golden screen, System, with his answer; and of Captain the writer of the article. They are, espe- And glimmerings of the sun. Partridge's observations upon the same sub- cially the last, so very good, that we canject. The writer recommends that the na- not help hinting to the writer, that he may Lover to listening maid might breathe his flame,

But, 'neath yon crimson tree, tional government should arm the militia perhaps employ a part of his leisure pleas- Nor mark, within its roseate canopy, at the expense of the nation; that Scott's antly and profitably in preparing for the Her blush of maiden shame. system of discipline, now used by the Unit- public translations of larger portions of ed States army, should be adapted to the Italian literature. The dramatic poetry of

Oh, Autumn! why so soon militia ; and that some kind of classification Italy did not fall within the scope of this Depart the hues that make thy forests glad; should be adopted, by which the severer writer's plan ; and he alludes to Alfieri's | Thy gentle wind and thy fair sunny noon, labour and greater expense of time should writings slightly and seldom. This we refall upon the younger class. He states with gret, for if there be one European author

Ah, 'twere a lot too blest force and accuracy the reasons which make of modern days, who must be read with ad- Forever in thy coloured shades to stray; those plans of occasional encampment of miration by every American, acquainted

Amidst the kisses of the soft southwest bodies of militia, which have often been with his language, it is Alfieri. His high

To rove and dream for aye; and probably often will be urged upon the respect for the institutions of our native And leave the vain low strife general and state governments, impolitic land is well known; and no one can read That makes men mad—the lug for wealth and and inexpedient. We understand that the his tragedies--especially the best of them

power, writer of this article is an officer in the without acknowledging how truly and deep

The passions and the cares that wither life,
And waste its little hour.

B. regular army of the United States; and it ly they sympathize with what should be the is gratifying to see a professional soldier habitual and ruling feelings of a citizen of

NARANT. speaking with so much candour and good this country. There are mistakes of the sense of an instrument of warfare which press in the French and Italian quota- Who ridest in the raging of the deep

Nahant, majestic Queen of promontories; his brethren are rather too apt to despise. tions, which disfigure the pages quite too Like a sea-monster; by what poteni hand He has however fallen into one error, un much.

Were thy unyielding crags deep-morticed less we be greatly mistaken.

The fourth article, upon Agriculture, is In sockets caverned to the inmost earth. poses the religious sects, now exempted by sensible and very well written. But there What strife of chaos or what shock of worlds, law from militia duty, would not complain should be in this work, or elsewhere, a Through the burst marble of the ocean's floor. were they taxed with the fine for the non- fuller exposition of the errors of the econ- Ages and ages ere man looked on thee, performance of this duty; We think, that omists, which, as the writer of this article Have thy rude battlements rung to the wreck no one at all acquainted with the princi- states, Adam Smith did certainly adopt. Of continents of ice. Impregnable, ples and habits of these sects can doubt

We bave not room to speak more partic- Thou seem'st to stand a footstool for the weight that they would complain, and that the fine ularly of other articles. If some of the

Of that gigantic angel whom the world could only be collected by legal distress. lighter publications of the day had been I look upon the violent strife of waters,

Cannot uphold alone. From thine oft shocked verge A very large sum is annually levied by dis- noticed, the number would certainly be As thundering they dash on thee, and split tress upon the Quakers, in England, for more amusing,—though perhaps less in. And fly to atoms at thy touch, silvering nonpayment of tythes and nonperformance structive.

Thy Atlantean shoulders with their spoil. of military duty.

I love to look at thee by pale moonlight, The third article is upon the Life and

When the dun Ocean, wearied out with rage, Genius of Goethe. is well written and

Submissive, lays his head upon thy lap,
POETRY

And slumbers, wbile his rustling silver curls interesting; and discovers an extent and

Fringe with their shining ringlets thy dark feet. intimacy of acquaintance with the litera

But when the awakened waters shudder ture of Germany which is highly credita

In their dismaying sense of coming storms, ble to the writer. We have no doubt that

Ere, in the northern gale,

Then is thy greatest glory. Then amidst he speaks not only scholarly but wisely ; The summer tresses of the trees are gone, The scorching lightning and the thunders' din,

The howl of frenzied elements, the sigh but are not sufficiently well versed in the The woods of Autumn, all around our vale,

Have put their glory on.

Of apprebensive and alarmed nature, mysteries of the German tongue, to vouch

Thou standest like to one that trusts in God! for the accuracy of his criticisms.

The mountains that infold

How noble is the Ocean in his wrath ? The fifth article is a learned and beauti- In their wide sweep, the coloured landscape round, Swoln with the lashes of tempestuous winds, fully written essay upon Italian Narrative Seem groups of giant kings in purple and gold, Headlong the green surge rushes upon thee; Poetry. It is very long,occupying indeed fif- That guard the enchanted ground. And upward pouring with a thorough search

Fills every hollow-till the massy bulk ty-three pages; but we believe no readers

I roam the woods that crown

of the black wave, rising and threatening stands, will think it too long ;—they certainly will The upland, where the mingled splendours glow,

And then with one o'erwhelming, bursting stroke, not, who hold that the intellectof this country | Where the gay company of trees look down

Grinds the drenched granite in its giant arms! is nowise deficient in strength, and rejoice On the green fields below.

Thy strong rocks tremble, and the glittering spray at every new proof, that it will, ere long,

Darts upward like the gleams of northern morn, receive due culture. We doubt not that in these bright walks; the sweet southwest, at play, Then suddenly the exhausted waters fall

My steps are not alone

And spreads around a cloud of silver dust; the ornament of elegant literature will be Flies, rustling, where the painted leaves are strown Relaxing from their gallant hold to drop sought and won by those amongst us who Along the winding way.

Into the bosom of their baffled host.

He sup

AUTUMN WOODS.

FROM THE ITALIAN OF TASSO.

Deep-founded rock! thou curbstone of the sea, And there will pass a very few brief years lustre, transparency, hardness, &c. &c. To
If there is aught unchangeable, 'tis thou!
Ere all who people this fair land shall lie

these succeed the most perfect crystals, But with the march of time, Niagara

In the same grave which holds her earliest sons.
Has moved, and what was once her home hears now The oak shall grow upon the well plougheduglebe and Haüy, the modifications of these forms,

illustrating the primary forms of Werner,
Her voice from far; and thou too must depart;
But the great day that tears thee from thy hold And strangle it with a too close embrace-

and the effect of truncations, bevelments, Will leave a chasm whence must soon come forth The thistle shall o'errun the beautiful mead- &c.-A suite of models of crystals, in wood, Nature's last groan! 0. W. The bison feed upon the cities' site

terminates this first division of the cabinet.
The adder coil him in the lady's bower

The second division is the Systematic Ar-
And hiss upon the mastodon, as he
Spirits of Air !
Comes from his exile of a thousand years.

rangement of the different substances ac-
Who woke that heavenly strain And these shall be because such things have been, cording to their chemical composition; this
Warm with seraphic fire ;
For nature is immutable and keeps

method has been adopted as it is intended
Spirits of Air! O sweep again
No changeful course.

J. to combine the instruction in chemistry
Your viewless lyre.

with mineralogy
Song of the Spirits.

The third division comprises the Geologo We are borne along on the passing gale,

ical part of the collection; in this the rocks That softly is fanning our silken sail,

There blooms no floweret of the plain, are arranged in the relative order in which On its trembling wings as we float along;

Whose petals boast so fair a stain,

they are presented to us by nature ; and in Mortal! list to the Spirits' song.

As thy sweet lips, my love!
Nor does the zephyr whispering nigh,

connexion with each are seen the minerals From the distant land where the happy dwell,

Nor all the woodland melody,

composing the rock, and those which are Where whispering lovers their fond vows tell,

The murmur of the bubbling spring,

more or less accidentally present in it, toWhere no sigh is heard save the sigh of love, Such transport o'er my spirit fling,

gether with the metallic ores and fossil re. Breathed by the Spirits who hither rove :

As thy sweet song, my love!

mains.

May nought disturb its melody, From the land where the jessamine ever Save the soft kiss and gentle sigh

The fourth division is Geographical, comblooms,

Of thee--and me, my love.

G. mencing with the mineral productions of And the Camalate* breathes its sweet per

the United States, arranged according to fumes,

the States. Where light by day and by night there is none,

INTELLIGENCE.

The last division is intended to embrace Save the light that beams from beauty's throne :

all the products of the Mineral kingdom CABINET OF MINERALS AT CAMBRIDGE. Where Spring and Summer forever reign,

employed in the Arts and Manufactures, in And the fairest flowrets bedeck the plain, The liberality of several gentlemen of their natural state, and in the different staWhere blasts of the death-wind never blow, Boston, and their desire to promote the ges of preparation. This department is one And the golden waters forever flow.

study of Mineralogy and Geology in this of peculiar interest and importance in this Mortal! we've come on the zephyr's wings,

vicinity, have lately been displayed in the country, and can only be rendered comAnd have waked our wild harps murmurings, purchase of an extensive and valuable col. plete by the liberality of artists and manOur journey of love to thee to tell ;

lection of minerals, which they have pre- ufacturers, who, it is hoped, will not be Mortal! 'tis told-farewell—farewell. sented to the University at Cambridge. backward to transmit to the University such

G.

This collection is now added to that pre- specimens as will best illustrate the differThe flower by which the heaven of Indra is sented by Andrew Ritchie, Esq. and to- ent stages of all the processes connected perfumed.

gether with the specimens formerly trans- with each substance. Thus, here will be
mitted by the French Government, and the seen the different ores, as when first taken

late Dr Lettsom, with the additions made from the earth, and the same in all the deLINES FROM A TRAVELLER'S PORT FOLIO.

by Dr Waterhouse, will constitute one of grees of purification, &c.--the clays in all I stood upon the lofty Alleghany.

the most complete and valuable mineralog. the stages of manufacture—the substances It was a summer morning—the bright sun ical cabinets in the United States.

used in colouring, in the manufacture of Shone o'er the mountain tops on the fair vales, Which lay stretched out beneath his gladdening

The collection embraces (with the ex- glass, &c. &c. beam.

ception of a very few of the rarest sub- Mineralogists throughout the country, it Calm, peaceful vales, such as the aged love stances) all the late discoveries, and many is hoped, will avail themselves of the per. To rest their wearied limbs upon when life

of those specimens, the localities of which mission granted by the Corporation of the
Draws near its close---such as young lovers seek.
And there I stood upon that mountain's brow,

are exhausted, and many of which are now University, to exchange duplicate speci-
And looked upon the morning;- far away rarely met with even in the large collec. mens.Boston Journal of Philosophy, &c.
On either hand, and where the Ohio glides tions of Europe. The suite of Ores is pe-
Serenely to the bed of other waters,

culiarly rich, as is likewise the volcanic
Lay fields of brightly shining summer grain, department; and the gems and precious A companion to Ourika, called Gunima,
Where lusty arms plied nimble reaping hooks,

stones are numerous. The specimens are from the pen of M. Hyppolite, has lately And bright-eyed virgins, as of olden time, Them followed, and the yellow sheaf opreared.

all well characterized, and the crystalliza- made its appearance at Paris. Gunima is And there were pastures fair beneath mine eye, tions are remarkably fine.

a young and handsome negress, whose heart
And o'er them grazed innumerous herds and Rocks, This collection is arranged in the spa- is wounded by the darts of love, and who
The wealth of the strong man, who years ago cious room formerly used as Commons Hall, cherishes a profound and passionate attach-
Built his rude cabin by the beetling brow
Of these eternal mountains, and sat down,

being 454 feet in length, 364 feet wide, and ment to a youthful white. Like Ourika she
And lapt the sycamore, and felled the oak,
17feet high.

is subjected to many severe trials; but, unAnd had him sons and daughters born amidst

The specimens are placed in cases with like her, she ultimately triumphs. She
The shouts and battli songs of savage tribes. glass doors, against the walls of the room, meets with a heart that answers to her

And still I stood upon that mountain's brow, which, to the height of ten feet, are com- own, and from that grateful heart she ob-
And still it was the morning. O'er me past
A breath from out the deep and fearful glen,

pletely covered by them; a large propor- tains a marked preference over a white fer Which lay beside me, fringed with meagre pines-tion of the most beautiful specimens are male, proud of her colour, and of the comThe shrubbery of the bleak mountain top.

arranged upon eight glazed tables, and the bined advantages of youth, beauty, and forWithin me was a voice which bade me look residue in nearly 200 drawers.

tune, by whom Gunima had long been treatUpon the ages which had passed away ;

One of the tables is appropriated to the ed with the highest disdain. The scene be-
Upon the time when those far-spreading vales

EXTERNAL CHARACTERS of mineral sub-longs to the Cape of Good Hope, at the
Were peopled by another race of an
The builders of the proud sepulchral pile

stances, on wbich are disposed the most house of a rich Dutch merchant, who is And architects of works of use unknown.

distinctly characterized specimens, illustrat. accustomed to deliver up his slaves to the *Tis thus the potent finger of decay

ing all the technical terms of the science, dreadful samboe (a whip composed of strips Saps the foundation of all earthly things, the different varieties of colour, of fracture, / of the bide of the rhinoceros or the sea

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MOUNT ROSA THE HIGHEST IN EUROPE.

cow) of a brutal and ferocious driver. The fidently asserted as a matter of fact, but, low as 40° 2 Although the water exposson of this merchant, who has recently ar- which we confess we have been from the ed in this manner to the intense beat of rived from Europe, where he has imbibed beginning doubtful of, from what is already the furnace, remains permanently cold, yet, feelings and habits of bumanity, which known of the nature and principles of heat if any crack or opening should take place cause him to see with indignation the cruel and of steam. Having read the paper, how- in the bottom of the boiler within which the treatment inflicted on the slaves, declares ever, we really see nothing advanced in it water is pressed with a force of at least himself proteetor of these unfortunate crea- which tends in the least to alter the opinions 400 lb. on the inch, yet no water will issue tures, especially of two young Hottentots, we had previously formed ; and those who at the opening. The reason assigned for brother and sister, Igamma and Gunima, expect in it any reasons to satisfy their cu- this, we are unable to comprehend, or to whom his father consents to give up to him. riosity or belief, will undoubtedly be dis. render intelligible. 3. It is proposed to We will not follow the young white, and his appointed. In place of that clear and “pump back the heat” into the boiler, after black female companion, in a perilous ex- philosophical exposition of causes and ef- it has done its office of impelling the piston in pedition against the lions, panthers, and el- fects, which such a subject demands, and the cylinder; to pump it back into the geneephants of the desert, and against the Bos- certainly admits of, if any real discovery rator, and to cause it in this way to act again jesmans, the most ferocious of all the sav- has been made, we are here presented with and again upon the piston; so that, in this age nations of Southern Africa. We will such a mass of mere theories and assump- manner, the author, in the fervour of his leave to the curious reader the pleasure of tions, together with such fanciful paradoxes, imagination, thinks it but reasonable to exbecoming acquainted with the African and downright absurdities, as we believe pect, that an apparatus of this kind may be Hebe (the name she receives as a slave), have seldom been brought forward in the constructed, which, when once sufficiently whose regular features, inexpressible sweet- shape of philosophy. Instead of proceed- heated, will continue to move forever, and ness, settled melancholy (inspired by the ing with a plain statement of experiments, to drive machinery of itself, without any sense of her misfortunes, and her humilia- and of consequences deducible from them, farther consumption of fuel. On looking tion), ingenuous tenderness, intrepid cour- or advancing clearly and boldly forward into his description of this part of the apage amidst innumerable vicissitudes, adven- from principles already known, to some paratus, we find the plan consists merely in tures, and dangers, and absolute devotion great and striking conclusion, the author is heating the water of the generator by the to the man whom she loves, form a striking continually halting in his career, and be waste steam from the cylinder,--a plan contrast, and one infinitely to her advan- wilders himself in a maze of obscure and which has been already frequently propostage, to the cold egotism, the asperity, and unintelligible speculation, ingeniously con- ed, and which is indeed practised to a certhe insensibility of the beautiful Constance, trived, one would think, to puzzle himself tain extent in every steam engine in the her haughty rival.

and his readers. He appears to entertain, kingdom.”
in some respects, very correct views on the The above statement is copied from the Ed-

nature of heat, and its expansive force; but inbugh Philosophical Journal into the BosDr Brewster has published, in his new

he has taken up some strange notion re- ton Journal of Philosophy and the Arts. The « Edinburgh Journal of Science,” from the garding its power of compressing a confin- editors of the Boston Journal in republishMemoirs of the Royal Academy of Turin, and of forcing or squeezing out of it, “ as Mr Perkins' Engine in a former number,

ed liquid, such as the water in a generator, ing it, refer their readers to an account of cent of the southern summit of Mount Rosa, from a sponge,” the heat which it contains. also copied from the Edinburgh, in which by MM. Zumstein and Vincent. Having This

, and several other notions of a similar Mr Perkins and his invention are spoken determined, by means of the barometer,

kind, seem to have confused his whole ideas of in terms of high commendation. They that the elevation of the southern summit, of the subject he attempts to explain ; so also remark, in justice to Mr Perkins, that which they had gained for the first time, that, though his remarks on other points " he is not to be considered answerable for was 13,920 Paris, or 14,83564 English feet are, in many respects, sensible and judi- all the absurdities which are published, in above the level of the sea, they ascertained, cious, yet on these topics he appears inca- various forms, in the accounts of his engine, by a trigonometrical measurement thence pable of reasoning with his accustomed ac- by people who are ready to admire whatmade, that the elevation of the highest often at a loss to know what he would ful and judicious examination of the prin

and vigour of judgment. We are ever they do not understand.” For a caresummit of the mountain was 1680 Paris feet above it, or 15,600 (16,6264 English) above be at; and all his endeavours to prove ciples upon which the new discovery of Mr the level of the sea. Thus Mount Rosa is

what he wishes to demonstrate, are vain. Perkins purports to be founded, and an exin reality the highest in Europe; the height

He occasionally proceeds so clearly and position of the fallacy of some points which of Mont Blanc, according to Prof. Tralics, methodically with bis principles, that you he has assumed, we beg leave to refer to being only 14,793 Paris, or 15,7084 Eng

are prepared for some important conse- an article in the same Journal, Vol. I. p. 294. lish feet.

quences; instead of which you are landed
in some ingenious paradox, --some palpable NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE AND

inconsistency,--some result which turns out,
PERKINS' STEAM-ENGINE.

after all, mere assertion or assumption, or We noticed in one of our late numbers “ The Bibliothèque Universelle for March not deducible from the premises; or, lastly, a change in the editorial department of this 1824, contains an elaborate paper on Mr some obvious truth, in which you are sur- work; the following uotice of the plan on Perkins' Steam-Engine, by a friend of Mr prised the author can discover any thing which it will in future be conducted, acPerkins, which was carried to Geneva, and new or important.

companied the Journal for October. communicated to the editors, by Mr Church, Having only just received this paper, our “The general plan and principles of the the American Consul, who had made a voy- limits do not permit us to enter more fully work will continue the same that they have age to London for the express purpose of into the particulars of it in the present hitherto been, and no exertions will be seeing Mr Perkins' apparatus. This paper number. We shall just state, therefore, in spared on the part of its conductors, to rencontains the most complete description of proof of what we have said, one or two, as der it worthy of a continuance of the libthe above engine which has yet appeared, a specimen of the propositions maintained eral patronage it has received. Each numand it presents, we believe, the first at- there. 1. It is said, that, in the generator, ber will in future contain, tempt to explain its operation on philosoph- or high-pressure boiler, the heat is great- “1. A department for original communiical principles. We have been anxious, est at the top, and decreases towards the cations, which will comprehend such papers therefore, more particularly on the latter bottom, against which the flame and heat as have been usually placed in the first ground, to examine it, having hitherto of the furnace are chiefly directed ; so that part of the numbers. It is desirable that looked in vain for any rational account of while the temperature of the upper part of this department should be made the deposiMr Perkins' plans, or of those advantages boiler is at 400°, that of the lower part tory for as much information as possible rearising from them which have been so con- next the fire may, in extreme cases, be so | lating to the history and treatment of the

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