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BURETTED HYDROGEN GAS.

STEAM ENGINES.

IRON RAIL ROADS AND THE STEAM COACH.

gentleman is universally considered in of France or Britain at this day. It is the air escape, the room is shortly filled that neighbourhood as the first person pleasing indeed to think that at the moment with an air unfit for respiration. Persons who noticed the effects of the Vaccine when the gigantic republics of the new experience a sense of suffocation by breathVirus. Many years past a Medical Club world are starting into existence, the inven- ing it freely. The stoppage of the aperwas established at Thornbury, where gen- tive genius of man is creating new moral tures, or the combustion of this air, renders tlemen of that profession met each oth- and mechanical powers to cement and bind the atmosphere of the room salubrious. er, and communicated any fact or obser- their vast and distant members together, On filling the stove with this air, and revation that had occurred in the course and to give the human race the benefits of kindling it, it is so mixed with atmospheric of their practice. At one of these meetings a more extended and perfect civilization. air, as to cause a slight explosion, sufficient Mr Fewster mentioned to the members

to force open the doors of the stove, and present, that the hands of those persons ECONOMICAL APPLICATION OF NATURAL CAR

then burns steadily. On the sides of the that were employed in milking the cows,

stove and apertures, there collects a beauin that great dairy neighbourhood, contract

tiful oily lamp-black. ed a complaint from the animal, appearing

The Ontario Freeman (N. Y.) gives a This natural curiosity, thus improved and in the form of pustules, and that persons so curious account of the application of this managed by art, excites the attention of affected were not liable to the contagion of gas, as spontaneously produced, to the usual people, and the number of visitants is so Small Pox. Mr Jenner of Berkely, a broth- purposes of fuel, in the house of Mr Allen great as to interrupt the ordinary domestic er Æsculapius, being struck with the rela. Loomis of Middlesex.

concerns of the family. Therefore, for tion, requested Mr Fewster to investigate

“On a declivity west of a hill, about self-protection, they have commenced tav, this curious fact more narrowly by a course three miles east of the east margin

of the ern-keeping. The novelty of warming and of experiments ; this Mr Fewster declined Canandaigua Lake, and 12 miles distant from lighting this house, and the mode of cooking on account of professional occupations, but this village, for several years past, places practiced, induce the learned and the unpressed Mr Jenner to do so. Fortunately

on the farm have been noticed from whence learned, idle and curious, beaux and belles for mankind, the advice was not neglected"; emanated an exhalation, which, on the ap- to visit this place of resort. Perhaps not and from the skill and perseverance of this plication of a lighted torch, suddenly took more than one twentieth part of the air gentleman (afterwards Dr Jenner) the fire, and continued to burn for some length capable of being collected and applied to blessings of the Vaccine Virus were distri- of time. These spots, marked by a want use, is concentrated by this rude apparatus.” buted through the earth.”

vegetation, and a blackness on the surface
of the earth, are comprised within an area
of four acres. Between this site and the

lake, there are some other places of a simi- The French Institute have subjected to When the steam coach is brought fully lar appearance. When this land was first a careful examination, the various circuminto use, practice will teach us many things cleared, about 30 years ago, it resembled a stances connected with the explosion of respecting it, of which theory leaves us ig. quagmire, and since its improvement and steam boilers, and an ordinance of the king, norant. With the facilities for rapid motion exposure to the sun, the earth has become founded most probably upon the conclusions which it will afford, however, we think we are more compact. The surface is a light of the Academy, decrees : 1st. That no not too sanguine, in expecting to see the pres- mould, and under that rests a bluish clay, to high pressure engine shall be established ent extreme rate of travelling doubled. It the depth of seven or eight inches. without a license. 2d. That every propriis impossible to anticipate the effects of such In one of these places, whence inflam-etor shall declare before the proper authoran extraordinary facility of communication mable air issues, the proprietors have sunk ity, the degree of pressure with which his when generally introduced. The Ameri- a well of the depth of about eight feet. The machine is intended habitually to act. 3d. cans with their characteristic ardor for im- air constantly rises through water at the That no high pressure engine shall be provements, are now collecting information bottom of it, and has been confined at top erected without having its strength previabout rail-ways and locomotive machines in by planks and earth. In the centre of these ously determined by the hydraulic press; England; and to them these inventions will planks has been fitted a section of a hollow that every boiler shall be able to sustain five prove of inestimable value. Some persons tree, to the height of three or four feet, and times the force under which it is to act; doubt, for instance, whether it is possible secured in such a manner as to form a pent that the intended pressure shall be stamped to kee" est a territory as theirs under stock. From this pent stock the air has upon it; and that no boiler shall be erected

jaent. But it is forgotten, that been conducted in pump logs, of one and a until it receive this stamp. 4th. That two extent of territory is a bar to political un- half inch calibre, to the house, distant safety valves shall be adapted to each boilion, only as it renders communication slow twenty-seven rods.

er, so large that either of them can disenand difficult; and with the rapid and easy By the side of the house is raised anoth- gage the steam with sufficient rapidity, one means of intercourse which the rail-way er pent stock, and into its side at the height of them to be at the disposal of the fireman, affords, New York, New Orleans, and Co- of about six feet, is inserted the muzzle of and the other covered with a grating, locklumbia river, though distant respectively a gun barrel. This gun barrel conveys the ed, and the key kept by the proprietor. 5th. from 2 to 3000 miles, will be politically and gas two or three feet into his kitchen, and That iwo round plates shall be inclosed in morally nearer to one another than London through the proper aperture in the side of the boiler, one of which to be at least equal and Edinburgh were a century ago. Free the barrel there issues a stream of air, when in diameter to the safety valve, and to be goveraments in ancient times were neces- burning, to produce a flame of fourteen composed of a mixture of metals which will sarily small, because they depended on un- inches in height. On removing the wood- melt or soften at a temperature of 10° cenion of sentiment in the mass of the people; en breech pin, the flame issues from the tigrade, above that of the boiler; the other and one citizen would not then know the end thereof, and rises about four feet before of double the diameter, inserted near the opinion of another at thirty miles' distance. the combustion is complete. The logs are locked valve, and of such a composition as But the post, the press, and the stage coach continued under the house, and from them to soften at 20° centigrade, above the beat have made it easier to unite twenty mil- another gun barrel of three-fourth inch of the boiler. These plugs to be stamped lions of men in a common cause, in our days, calibre, conducts it into a culinary stove with the degree at which they are fusible. than it was to unite the fiftieth part of the through its bottom plate. On lighting this number in the days of Philip of Macedon. current of air, diffused by a tin, perforated And with the means of communication we in the shape of an inverted cullender bot

CAMBRIDGE: are likely soon to possess, we think the one tom, sufficient heat is created to warm a hundred and fifty millions who will inbabit stove for the purposes of baking and cook

PRINTED AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS, North America next century, will be more ing. completely one people, than the inhabitants On extinguishing the flame, and letting HILLIARD AND METCALF.

one go

peaceable and contented,-amusing themselves, in fine weather, with books or singing. A party of them would often take their seats on the quarter-deck on a moonlight evening, and sing their national songs with great effect.

As we approached the Banks, we passed near several islands of ice; the appearance of these objects in the sunshine has often been described; but no description can do justice to its sublimity and beauty; I shall certainly not attempt one.

About five weeks from the time of our departure, we made Newfoundland, and a few days after, came near being wrecked on its south-west point. We were running directly before the wind, with a smart gale and reefed topsails, in a thick fog, when we were startled by the white foam of breakers ahead. You may judge of the comfortable nature of our situation-it required nearly two days hard beating to obtain a tolerable offing ; but we did obtain it, and soon after a fair wind, which soon carried us through the bay and into the noble river St Law

In ascending the river, we had one more escape, but I will spare you the particulars of it, since it was an escape. We ran up the river at last, with a noble breeze, and without a pilot, and anchored safely opposite point Levi. Our passengers were mightily amazed at the number of churches which appeared on the banks of the river, as we approached the city,-as they had been informed there was no religion in America. The following day, we came up to the quay, and I took my leave, with some regret, of my fellow-passengers, who had nearly all, at different times, been under my care, during a passage of more than forty days; and, I flatter myself, the regret was inutual. Fortunately we lost noue during the passage, but, on the contrary, added one, a sea-born“ wee lady,” to our comple. ment. Of Quebec, you have read much, and I will tell you more when I see you. Farewell.

rence.

Ah! lovers' vows,-bow frail are they! But her heart was seared by a soul untrue,
And his-were made but yesterday.

And torn from each hope in its springing,

Like the ivy that's rent from the friendly yew Why comes he not? I call

To which all its tendrils were clinging.
In tears upon bim yet;-
"Twere better ne'er to love at all,

Oh blest be the spot, where her head lies low,
Than love, and then forget!

And the willows that o'er it are weeping;
Why comes he not? Alas! I should

Long, long shall the traveller's tears, as they flow, Reclaim bim still, if weeping could.

Wet the turf where her ashes are sleeping.
But see,-he leaves the glade,

But her spirit is gone to a brighter sphere,
And beckons me away:

Where rest to the weary is given;
He comes to seek bis mountain maid !-

And the tears that moistened her path while here, I cannot cbide his stay.

Are dried in the smiles of Heaven!
Glad sounds along the valley swell,

HENRY.
And voices hail the evening bell.
H. W. L.

SONNET.
TO IINETMA.

Sweet are the flowers that morning's light displays,

And sweet the fragrance of the early dews; Tempests their furious course may sweep But soon shall fade the lustre of their rays, Swiftly o'er the troubled deep,

And evening's hour shall weep their vanished hues. Darkness may lend her gloomy aid,

Fair is the day, without a cloud the sky, And wrap the groaning world in shade ; No speck obscures its azure vault serene,But man can show a darker hour,

Hark! 't is the tempest roars its terrors high, And bend beneath a stronger power, Rolling iis darkness o'er the lovely scene. There is a tempest of the soul,

And such this earthly course; in youth's gay morn, A gloom where wilder billows roll !

Hope spreads her sail, and pleasure sooths the ear;

Till sorrow rends the soul, and biting scorn;
The howling wilderness may spread

Hope fades and leaves us nothing but a tear;
Its pathless deserts parched and dread, There is no hope below, nor joy, nor peace,
Where not a blade of herbage blooms, Go seek them in the realms of heavenly bliss.
Nor yields the breeze its soft perfumes;
Where silence, death, and horror reign,
Unchecked, across the wide domain ;-
There is a desert of the MIND,

INTELLIGENCE.
More hopeless, dreary, undefined.

ORIENTAL COMPLIMENTARY STYLE.
There Sorrow, moudy Discontent,
And gnawing Care are wildly blent,

Mahomed Ismael Khan, of Chiraz, who is There Horror hangs her darkest clouds, now at Paris, was there admitted a member And the whole scene in gloom enshrouds; of the Asiatic Society. In his letter to M. A sickly ray is cast around,

de Tassy, the Secretary, accepting the apWhere nought but dreariness is found; A feeling that may not be told,

pointment, a translation of which from the Dark, rending, lonely, drear, and cold. Persian is published, he acknowledges the

honour in the following terms: “I write The wildest ills that darken life

these words in order to announce to your Are rapture to the bosom's strife;

benevolent mind, and to make known to The tempest in its blackest form Is beauty to the bosom's storm;

your good and enlightened heart, that, havThe ocean lashed to fury loud,

ing had the advantage and honor of seeing Its high wave mingling with the cloud, arrive at the most fortunate time, and at a Is peaceful, sweet serenity

most propitious hour, the message marked To passion's dark and boundless sea !

with the signs of your friendship, the drops There sleeps no calm,—there smiles no rest,

of the cloud of favours of the elevated beWhen storms are warring in the breast; ing who inhabits the garden of hope, have There is no moment of repose

so refreshed and watered your sincere friend In bosoms lashed by hidden woes;

that in the middle of Autumn, the new formThe scorpion sting the fury rears, And every trembling fibre tears;

ed bud of a delighted smile has opened into The vulture preys with bloody beak

full bloom on the rose tree of his thoughts." Upon the heart that can but break!

He closes the letter by wishing “may your E-N honorable society be ever flourishing, and

may its lofty shade last for ever! Yes, I trust so long as the radiant monarch of na

ture continues to rise in the east, and to She was happy once, but the hours have flown When happiness gladdened her eye,

gild your horizon, your literary assembly And the hue of her fairest hopes has gone,

being always enlightened by the luminous Like a dream that has long passed by : rays of information and knowledge, those

who shall enjoy the advantage of being Her cheek, once glowing in youth's bright bloom, seated at this banquet of true instruction, And joy's glad smile disclosing, Now mocks in its paleness the lonely tomb,

will forever shine at the very summit of Where her form is serenely reposing.

the orb of science." For that form has found in the grave repose,

DISCOVERY OF VACCINATION, And the night breeze oft sighs o'er it, As it lays like a blighted and withered rose, In an annual British periodical work entiBy the side of the stem that bore it.

tled “Time's Telescope" of which the twelfth

volume was issued at the commencement of Oh there was a hand that could once sustain That rose through each storm of sorrow;

the present year, is recorded the death of Had that hand been true, -it might yet remain

Mr John Fewster," a very respectable surTo rejoice in the beams of to-morrow.

geon and apothecary at Thornbury, This

POETRY

A SONG OF SAVOY.

ON ***

As the dim twilight shrouds

The mountain's purple crest,
And summer's white and folded clouds

Are glowing in the west,
Loud shouts come up the rocky dell,
And voices hail the evening bell.
Faint is the goatherd's song,

And sighing comes the breeze:
The silent river sweeps along

Amid its bending trees, -.
And the full moon shines faintly there,
And music fills the evening air.
Beneath the waving firs

The tinkling cymbals sound;
And as the wind the foliage stirs,

I see the dancers bound Where the green branches, arched above,

Bend over this fair scene of love.
And he is there, that sought

My young heart long ago!
But he has left me,--though I thought

He ne'er could leave me so.

BURETTED HYDROGEN GAS.

IRON RAIL ROADS AND THE STEAM COACH.

gentleman is universally considered in of France or Britain at this day. It is the air escape, the room is shortly filled that neighbourhood as the first person pleasing indeed to think that at the moment with an air unfit for respiration. Persons who noticed the effects of the Vaccine when the gigantic republics of the new experience a sense of suffocation by breathVirus. Many years past a Medical Club world are starting into existence, the inven- ing it freely. The stoppage of the aperwas established at Thornbury, where gen- tive genius of man is creating new moral tures, or the combustion of this air, renders tlemen of that profession met each oth- and mechanical powers to cement and bind the atmosphere of the room salubrious. er, and communicated any fact or obser- their vast and distant members together, On filling the stove with this air, and revation that had occurred in the course and to give the human race the benefits of kindling it, it is so mixed with atmospheric of their practice. At one of these meetings a more extended and perfect civilization. air, as to cause a slight explosion, sufficient Mr Fewster mentioned to the members

to force open the doors of the stove, and present, that the hands of those persons ECONOMICAL APPLICATION OF NATURAL CAR- stove and apertures, there collects a beau

then burns steadily. On the sides of the that were employed in milking the cows, in that great dairy neighbourhood, contract

tiful oily lamp-black. ed a complaint from the animal, appearing

The Ontario Freeman (N. Y.) gives a This natural curiosity, thus improved and in the form of pustules, and that persons so curious account of the application of this managed by art, excites the attention of affected were not liable to the contagion of gas, as spontaneously produced, to the usual people, and the number of visitants is so Small Pox. Mr Jenner of Berkely, a broth- purposes of fuel, in the house of Mr Allen great as to interrupt the ordinary domestic

Loomis of Middlesex. er Æsculapius, being struck with the rela

concerns of the family. Therefore, for tion, requested Mr Fewster to investigate

“On a declivity west of a hill, about self-protection, they have commenced tavthis curious fact more narrowly by a course three miles east of the east margin

of the ern-keeping. The novelty of warming and of experiments; this Mr Fewster declined Canandaigua Lake, and 12 miles distant from lighting this house, and the mode of cooking on account of professional occupations, but this village, for several years past, places practiced, induce the learned and the un pressed Mr Jenner to do so. Fortunately on the farm have been noticed from whence learned, idle and curious, beaux and belles for mankind, the advice was not neglected; emanated an exhalation, which, on the ap- to visit this place of resort. Perhaps not and from the skill and perseverance of this plication of a lighted torch, suddenly took more than one twentieth part of the air gentleman (afterwards Dr Jenner) the fire, and continued to burn for some length capable of being collected and applied to Blessings of the Vaccine Virus were distri- of time. These spots, marked by a want use, is concentrated by this rude apparatus.” buted through the earth.”

vegetation, and a blackness on the surface
of the earth, are comprised within an area
of four acres. Between this site and the

STEAM ENGINES.
lake, there are some other places of a simi-

The French Institute have subjected to When the steam coach is brought fully lar appearance. When this land was first

a careful examination, the various circuminto use, practice will teach us many things cleared, about 30 years ago, it resembled a stances connected with the explosion of respecting it, of which theory leaves us ig- quagmire, and since its improvement and steam boilers, and an ordinance of the king, norant. With the facilities for rapid motion exposure to the sun, the earth has become founded most probably upon the conclusions which it will afford, however, we think we are more compact. The surface is a light of the Academy, decrees : 1st. That no not too sanguine,in expecting to see the pres- mould, and under that rests a bluish clay, to high pressure engine shall be established ent extreme rate of travelling doubled. It the depth of seven or eight inches. without a license. 2d. That every propriis impossible to anticipate the effects of such In one of these places, whence inflam-etor shall declare before the proper authoran extraordinary facility of communication mable air issues, the proprietors have sunk ity, the degree of pressure with which his when generally introduced. The Ameri- a well of the depth of about eight feet. The machine is intended habitually to act. 3d. cans with their characteristic ardor for im- air constantly rises through water at the That no high pressure engine shall be provements, are now collecting information bottom of it, and has been confined at top erected without having its strength previabout rail-ways and locomotive machines in by planks and earth. In the centre of these ously determined by the hydraulic press; England; and to them these inventions will planks has been fitted a section of a hollow that every boiler shall be able to sustain five prove of inestimable value. Some persons tree, to the height of three or four feet, and times the force under which it is to act; doubt, for instance, whether it is possible secured in such a manner as to form a pent that the intended pressure shall be stamped to kee" ist a territory as theirs under stock. From this pent stock the air has upon it; and that no boiler shall be erected one go gent. But it is forgotten, that been conducted in pump logs, of one and a until it receive this stamp. 4th. That two extent of territory is a bar to political un- half inch calibre, to the house, distant safety valves shall be adapted to each boilion, only as it renders communication slow twenty-seven rods.

er, só large that either of them can disenand difficult; and with the rapid and easy By the side of the house is raised anoth-gage the steam with sufficient rapidity, one means of intercourse which the rail-way er pent stock, and into its side at the height of them to be at the disposal of the fireman, affords, New York, New Orleans, and Co- of about six feet, is inserted the muzzle of and the other covered with a grating, locklumbia river, though distant respectively a gun barrel. This gun barrel conveys the ed, and the key kept by the proprietor. 5th. from 2 to 3000 miles, will be politically and gas two or three feet into his kitchen, and that two round plates shall be inclosed in morally nearer to one another than London through the proper aperture in the side of the boiler, one of which to be at least equal and Edinburgh were a century ago. Free the barrel there issues a stream of air, when in diameter to the safety valve, and to be goveroments in ancient times were neces- burning, to produce a flame of fourteen composed of a mixture of metals which will sarily small, because they depended on un- inches in height. On removing the wood- melt or soften at a temperature of 10° cenion of sentiment in the mass of the people; en breech pin, the flame issues from the tigrade, above that of the boiler; the other and one citizen would not then know the end thereof, and rises about four feet before of double the diameter, inserted near the opinion of another at thirty miles' distance. the combustion is complete. The logs are locked valve, and of such a composition as But the post, the press, and the stage coach continued under the house, and from them to soften at 20° centigrade, above the beat have made it easier to unite twenty mil another gun barrel of three-fourth inch of the boiler. These plugs to be stamped lions of men in a common cause, in our days, calibre, conducts it into a culinary stove with the degree at which they are fusible. than it was to unite the fiftieth part of the through its bottom plate. On lighting this number in the days of Philip of Macedon. current of air, diffused by a tin, perforated And with the means of communication we in the shape of an inverted cullender bot

CAMBRIDGE: cre likely soon to possess, we think the one tom, sufficient heat is created to warm a hundred and fifty millions who will inhabit stove for the purposes of baking and cook

PRINTED AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS, North America next century, will be more ing. completely one people, than the inhabitants On extinguishing the flame, and letting HILLIARD AND METCALF.

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