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3. The Mythology of Ancient Greece proportionate to the subjects, to answer the and Italy, for the Use of Schools, by reader's expectation, Thomas Keightley, (Whittaker, London, 8. Sacred Poetry, by a Layman, (Seeley, is intended to set aside Tom Thumb, Jack London,) consists of many articles, short, the Giant-killer, and other nursery books and unconnected with each other. These of a similar character, and to furnish a contain some decent lines, but nothing bebrief account of those heroes and demi- yond what may be found in many a' vóó gods which supply our poets with machi- lume that is born but to be forgotten. nery, and our classical writers with allu- 9. The Sunday Scholar's Repository, No.1, sions and illustrations. In these views, this (Depository, London,) contains a brief meis a valuable book, the contents of which moir of Mr. Raikes, and also of Wickliffe, will be found amusing, as well as instruc- with some other articles, but it is too early tive.
to form an estimate of its merits. 4. Moral Fables and Parables, by In- 10. The Bow in Strength, or a Pracgram Cobbin, M.A. (Westley, London,) are tical Dissertation on the History of very pretty, very short, very amusing, and Joseph, as recorded in the Book of very interesting. We think it is a book Genesis, by Charles Larom, (Hamilton, with which children will be innocently London,) follows this remarkable individiverted, and taught many wholesome dual through all the strange vicissitudes of moral lessons by the little tales with which his fortune. Few memoirs can furnisba they are gratified. Several wood-cuts serve greater variety of incidents, or suggest more to illustrate the subject of the fables, and to topics for moral reflections, than the history ornament the pages.
of Joseph. Of these Mr. Larom has availed 5. Christian Directions, Showing how himself, and produced a book that teaches to walk with God all the Day long, by many important lessons, which will be Thomas Gouge, (Religious Tract Society, perused with much interest, because they London,) is a reprint from the above place truth in an attractive light. author of 1660. It enters with tolerable 11. “ The Lord Our Righteousness," minuteness into most of the concerns of 8c., by the Rev. Frederic Sanders, M. A. life, and gives wholesome advice under a (Religious Tract Society,) is said to have great variety of circumstances. From the been the watchword of the reformers, and Religious Tract Society, we do not expect a we do not know that they could have found bad book. All are excellent, and this is any one more appropriate. It has been one that will claim a niche among the translated from the German, and now prohigher grade.
mises fair to prove beneficial to the reader 6. The Christian Pastor visiting his in an English dress. Flock; and the Flock reciprocating their 12. The Poor Man's Sabbath; a Poem, Shepherd's Care, by John Morison, D.D., by John Struthers, (Gallie, Glasgow,) is re(Westley, London,) opens before us a large commended by seven editions. It expafield both for labour and usefulness. The tiates, with much animation, on the nature, minister, who, having the welfare of his advantages, and sanctity of this holy day, flock at heart, is anxious for the salvation which extends its benign protection over of their souls, cannot eat the bread of idle- the labouring cattle; and its influence, in ness, because he will not neglect his duty. modern times, to the islands of the Pacific. Its various branches, Dr. Morison has dis- As a poetical composition, the lines are very tinctly unfolded in this little volume; and respectable. if all who fill the pastoral office were con. 13. A Discourse on the Church's Stascientiously to observe the rules laid down, bility, &c., by the Rev. Stephen Charnock, the enemies of religion would have but D. D., 1641, (Religious Tract Society, little occasion to charge them with disre- London,) is distinguished by that earnestgarding every thing besides the fleece. ness of appeal, and vigour of sentiment, for
7. The Writer's and Student's Assist- which writers, of the author's time, were ant, being a choice Selection of English particularly remarkable. Their writings are Synonyms, &c., (Whittaker, London,) is like old coin-the inscriptions may be quaint certainly much too diminutive for the task and obsolete, but the metal is sterling, and the author has undertaken. In some notes will bear the crucible. and observations, he has with much pre- 14. The Journeys of the Children of cision discriminated between the import of Isruel, and their Settlement in the Proterms that are generally, though erroneously, mised Land, (Tract Society, London,) traused as synonymous. In many cases, there ces the wanderings of this remarkable peocan be no doubt that this book will be ple, from their bondage in Egypt, to the found beneficial, but the limits are too dis- death of Joshua. The events recorded are
illustrated by many wood engravings. To 20. Village Rhymes, (Seeley, London,
15. The Discipline of the Church of displeased, as it consists of narrative, dia-
world, with a variety of miscellaneous mat16. On the Portable. Sudatory; or, ter relating to affairs, facts, and incidents Hot Air Bath : its Medical Powers, and connected with nautical science. This great Utility in Cholera Morbus, &c., by number, in fifty-six pages, on a type like Mr. L. A. Beaume, (Highley, London.) is own, contains several interesting a pamphlet that makes its appeal to medical articles, some of which are of high im. men; and, by them, the utility of what it portance to mariners. Light-houses, buoys, recommends must be decided. As a fron- and improvements in harbours, are always tispiece, the Sudatory Bath appears in momentous subjects to those who traverse various forms; and a considerable portion the stormy deep. A curious frontispiece of what the author has written is, to explain arrests the eye; and the account of its use its application, and to expatiate on its will be perused with much sympathy and effects.
solicitude. 17. Second Annual Report of the Scot- 22. The Class Book, with Exercises, tish Temperance Society, (Whittaker, Lon- (Sunday-school Depository, London,) has don,) furnishes a frightful picture of the passages of scripture for its basis, and awful prevalence, and baneful effects, of questions founded on them, to exercise the drunkenness; with which are contrasted the pupil's understanding and memory, for its beneficial results of temperance societies, superstructure. It is a neat and useful Sunwherever they have been established. Scep- day-school book. tical men may ridicule these societies, as an 23. The Voice of Humanity, published Utopian scheme to reform the world, but quarterly, No. VII., (Nisbet, London,) let them look at the following facts :--the continues, with much argument, feeling, and number of societies, now in Scotland, is sympathy, to inculcate humanity towards 280; containing 44,044 members. On the brute creation. In the parts already the consumption of spirits in 1831, com- published, this work has been of essential pared with 1830, the decrease has been service, in awakening public attention to 660,676 gallons.
the detestable evils which it exposes, if not 18. The Saint's Everlasting Rest, by in exciting remorse in those whose barR. Baxter, abridged by I. Crewdson, eighth barous conduct towards animals has renedition, (Fisher & Co. London,) has already dered this publication necessary:
What obtained an impression of 30,000 copies. will the reader think of sausages, after perusMany have been purchased for gratuitous ing the two following facts ? : “In glancing distribution, and we scarcely know a book at the police report for January 30, at more likely to be useful when extensively Queen Square, we find, that a master circulated. For this purpose, the price is butcher and his journeyman had dressed exceedingly low :-in sheets, only eight. a poor old cow, which had died of a pence each, if one dozen be taken; and diseased udder, and sold it for thirty-five still lower, if in larger quantities, though shillings to a sausage-maker in Cow-Cross, containing 212 pages.
Smithfield ? The journeyman also affirmed, 19. The Miracles of the Irving School that he had been employed by a butcher shewn to be unworthy of Serious Exami- in Little Chelsea, to dig up some pigs nation, by the Rev. David Thom, (Long- which had died of disease, and been buried, man, London,) is a pamphlet to which the and that having dressed them, they were subject itself will attach some degree of also sold to the same sausage - maker.” interest; but, like the miracles it denies, it will live its day, and be forgotten. As a 24. Morning Manna, or Verse Book matter of curiosity, it may excite some for 1832, (Gallie, Glasgow,) is a neat little little atention; but few, we believe, want thing containing a passage of Scripture for arguments to convince them of a fact which every day in the year, which the reader is is rendered obvious by its own absurdity. requested to commit to memory.
25. A Letter of Inquiries addressed to 29. A Treatise on the Authority, Ends, the Rev. John Scott, A. M. occasioned by and Observance of the Christian Sabbath, the perusal of a Sermon recently published by the Rev. Duncan Macfarlan, (Whitby him, entitled, “ Reformation not Sub- taker, London,) not only swells the list of version,” purporting to be an Appeal to books already in circulation on this importthe People of England, on behalf of their ant subject, but adds considerably to the National Church, by Ebenezer Morley, aggregate stock of argument, by which the Hull, (Simpkin, London,) is a controversial observance of the Lord's day is enforced. article, written on the dissenting side of The Mosaic Sabbath he assumes as of di. the question, against the ecclesiastical esta- vine appointment, and argues that a change blishment. It passes through paths in of day cannot abrograte the moral obligawhich multitudes had travelled before the tion which is involved in its institution. author was born, but he seems well ac- The necessity of this change he argues from quainted with its turns and windings, and the superiority of the Christian over the knows how to handle the weapons provided Mosaic dispensation, from the conduct of for his use. It is a pamphlet calculated to the apostles and early Christians, and the mitigate the tone of censorious and super
edicts of the church in succeeding ages. cilious authority, in those who think the The abuse of this day is awfully exemplified national church to be infallible, and that by an appeal to facts of which no person heresy attaches itself to all who presume to can be ignorant. To the remedying of this doubt the fact.
deplorable profanation, he directs all his 26. The Nias Boy, or some Account of force, and brings to bear upon it a goodly Afoofoo, a Malay Youth, by the Rev. portion of all that argument and language N. Moren, A. M., (Westley, London,) can be expected to supply. is a pathetic narrative, which we think no 30. Essay on the Rights of Hindoos one can read without feeling an interest in over Ancestral Property, according to the his fate. Brought from an island in the Law of Bengal, by Rajah Rammohun Indian ocean, when about ten or twelve Roy, (Smith and Elder, London,) is a years old, he fell into the hands of a pious pamphlet which carries us to India, and family in Scotland, who took much pains introduces us to foreign manners, customs, to improve his mind, and instruct him in and laws, that, in most respects, have little the principles of the christian religion. His or no affinity with our own. On the subimprovement was great in both respects, jects, therefore, discussed by the learned but venturing on a log in the water, it over- author, as they stand connected with the turned, and he was drowned. The sim- rules of legislation and conquest, we find plicity of this tale is truly affecting. ourselves utterly incompetent to give any
27. The Deuf, Dumb, and Blind, or decided opinion. Viewing them, however, the Scotch Pedlar's Tale, (Gallie, Glas- in their relation to the immutable principles gow,) will please children, and furnish em. of justice, we feel no hesitation in saying, ployment for the philosophical mind. It that the writer has made out a strong case, carries us into the region of providential which demands a serious examination. dispensations, and partially discloses a wise He appears to be intimately acquainted economy in operation, lying behind a cloud with the rights for which he contends, and that we cannot fully pierce.
with the laws on which his claims are 28. The Classical English Vocabulary, founded. He is evidently a man of exten&c. &c., by Ingram Cobbin, 4. M., (West. sive learning and superior talents, and we ley, London,) evinces at once the industry, hope that he will not be suffered to remain the taste, and the acquirements of its unheard, or to plead in vain. author. It embraces a selection of words 31. The Harmonicon for January 1832, used by reputable writers, and gives their No. XLIX., (Longman, London,) sustains pronunciation, meaning, and derivation. its part in the series to which it belongs, in Among the higher classes of pupils, and a manner highly creditable to the conductor. others who have retired from seminaries of This work takes a general survey of musical learning, this book will be deservedly held science throughout the world, noticing im. in high repute. Mr. Cobbin seems to de- provements, inventions, development of vote a considerable portion of his time and individual genius, and national superiority, talents to the benefit of youth ; and by his and contrasting these with the fluctuations unremitting assiduity, he has laid those of to which it has been exposed. It is a pubboth sexes under lasting obligations. This lication enlivened with many anecdotes of is a book that must be examined through- musical enthusiasts, with which the reader out by all who wish duly to appreciate its cannot fail to be amused, even though value.
unable to play the organ.
Reporting.-Boswell relates, that having boasted of bis reporting ability, Johnson took up a book, and read a while; and then called upon Boswell to re-read from his notes. The result was, that Boswell was ashamed of his work. Were the persons who complain of the newspapers put upon the same trial, they would undoubtedly have the same signal failure.
Suicides by Fire.-There have been only three instances of self-destruction by fire: that of the philosopher Empedocles, who threw himself into the crater of Mount Auna; that of a Frenchman, who, in imitation of the former, precipitated himself, in 1820, into the crater of Vesuvius; and that of an Englishman, who, about twenty years back, jumped into the fur: Dace of a forge.
Snuff.- A woman asked a doctor whether taking snuff was hurtful to the brain. “No," said the doctor, “ for he that has any brains will not take snuff.”
Horrible Traffic. The “Sydney Gazette," of the 19th of April, 1831, contains a government order, the object of which is to put an end to a most singular kind of traffic carried on by the masters and crews of vessels trading between that colony and New Zealand. The trade consists in the purchase of “human heads, preserved in a manner peculiar to that country." This practice, as the governor truly states, “has a tendency to increase the sacrifice of human life among savages, whose disregard of it is notorious.". But which party are we to consider the savages in this case-- the New Zealander, who prepares the commodity, or the European who makes the purchase?
“ A Fact connected with Whitecross-street Prison.A street-keeper, (who is now, I believe, removed from his office,)'in New Bond-street, was in the habit of sending the prisoner, who swept a crossing in that street, on messages, and dever paid him any thing for his trouble, but the prisoner occasionally borrowed a few pevce of him, which he thinks might amount to 1s. 9d. Not receiving ang payment, the prisoner declined going on any further errands for him. The plaintiff then brought a woman to put on his crossing, which prisoner resisted, and the former applied to some of the inhabitants to remove the prisoner, which they declined, saying he had always conducted himself with propriety ; in consequence of which, the street-keeper took the present method of revenging himself, and summoned the prisoner for 1s. 9d. which, with the costs, the prisoner offered to pay at 28. per month ; but the street-keeper had influence enough to persuade the commissioners he could pay the whole at once: they therefore made an order that he should pay the same, and 3s. 61. costs, on the Wedday next after the 3d day 'of October, 1831, which not being able to comply with, he is now incarcerated in Whitecross-street for ten days.' March 17, 1832.
A PRISONER. [When will the subject of imprisonment for debt be brought before parliament.)
British and Foreign Temperance Society. It is proposed to hold the Annual Meeting of this Society at Exeter Hall, on Tuesday the 22d of May, at 12 o'clock. The Right Hon. and Right Rev, the Lord Bishop of London in the chair.
A Word to Washer-women.-In washing printed calicoes, put a table-spoonful of common salt into the suds, and the colours will remain as bright as before.
Arrest for Debt.--It appears, from the affidavits which are officially filed, that, in two years and a half, 70,00) persons have been arrested for debt in and about London, the law expenses of which have amounted to upwards of half a million ; in addition to which, probably, quite as many more actions have heen brought on uobailable writs, for debts under 201. the costs on which must bave been little less than another half million.
Imprisonment for Debt.-The North American Review ioforms us that the number of persons imprisoned in the debtor's apartment in Philadelphia, from June 6, 1829, to Feb, 24, 1830, was 817, of whom there were- 30 whose debts were below 1 dollar; 233 above 1 and below 5 dollars ; 174 above 5 and below 10 dollars; 140 above 10 and below 20 dollars; 142 above 20 and below 100; 98 above 100 dollars.-Of 252 of these unfortunate people, the debts were 8663 dollars and the coasts 8448; and of 64 the debts were 858 and the costs 8,120 dollars!"-Atheneum.
On being seized with Cholera.-On the first attack, bleeding, or hot water and vapour baths, are to be resorted to. The former is a surgical operation, and dangerous in its performance without proper analomical knowledge: with regard to the latter, we have lately heard of a novel mode of exhibiting the vapour bath by means of a tea kettle; the patient is enclosed in a blanket, and the spout of the kettle introduced between the folds : the water is to be kept boiling, and a most efficient vapour bath is produced.
Scarlet Runners.-The perennial kidney-bean, exhi. bited by Mr. Lindley lately, at the horticultural meeting in Norwich, was the well-known scarlet rupner Phaseolus multiflorus. Johnson, in his edition of “Gerarde, 1633," says it was introduced into this country by John Tradescant, but from whence it does not appear. It was figured by Cornutus, in his " Canad. Plant,” p. 181. t. 185, printed in 1635. The plants exhibited were some from seeds sown in April 1830. These were taken up in November, and preserved in some dry mould in the cellar through the winter, and planted out again the 7th of April last. The roots were then perfecily sound, as well the stems, from both of which, at the time of their exhibition, they had pushed vigorous young shoots, of from six to nine inches in length. Others, of which these formed a part; are now growing luxuriantly, twining round their stakes, and will soon produce a second year's crop. It is not a litile remarkable, that this useful and valuable inhabitant of our gardens, for at least two centuries, should not have been discovered to be perennial by any of our English writers on horticulture. The first erop of our scarlet-runners from year-old roots, of which we have any knowledge, was grown under the superintendence of the exhibitor in 1827.
Lawyers in Parliament.---James I. issued a proclamation, in which the voters for members of parliament were directed not to choose curious and wrangling lawyers, who seek reputation by stirring needless questions.'
Anagram.--Some of our fair collectors of charades, conundrums, and the like, may not be aware that the very anagram of lawyers is, sly ware.
A Chinese Bride.-" The greatest rarity, however, after this feast, was the sight of a Chinese bride. The son of our host haviug been married a few days before, we were honoured (according to the usago of the country, during the honey-moon) with permission to look at his wife, as she stood at the door of her apartment, while we were passing out. The lady was surrounded by several old women, who held tapers and lamps above and about her, that we might have a more complete view of her figure and attire. She was a young person (perhaps 17 years of age,) of middle stature, with very agreeable features and a light complexion, though she seemed to us to have used paint. She wore a scarlet robe, superbly trimmed with gold, which completely covered her from the shoulders to the ground. The sleeves were very full, and along the bottom ran a beautiful fringe of small bells, Her head-dress sparkled with jewels, and was most elegantly beaded with rows of pearls, encircling it like a coronet; from the front of which a brilliant angular ornament hung over her forehead and between her eye-brows. She stood in a modest and graceful attitude, having her eyes fixed on the floor, though she occasionally raised them, with a glance of timia curiosity, towards the spectators. Her bands, joined together, but folded in her robe, she lifted several times towards her face, and then lowered them very slowly. Her attendants, presuming that the guests would be gratified with a peep at that consummation of Chinese beauty, the lady's feet, raised the hem of the mantle from hers, for a moment or two. They were of the most dimivutive kind, and reduced to a mere point at the toe. Her shoes, like the rest of her bridal apparel, were scarlet, embroidered with gold, In justice to the poor creature, during this torturing exhibition, (as we imagine it must have been to her,) her demeanour was natural and becoming, and once or twice something like half a smile, for an instant, showed that she not not entirely unconscious of the admiration which her appearance excited, nor much displeased by it." -Tyermun and Bennet's Travels.
Extract of a Letter from Thomas Jefferson to Major Cartwright, in the Year 1824 -"Your age of 84, and mine of 81 years, insure us a speedy meeting. We may then commune at leisure and more fully, on the good and evil which, in the course of our long lives, we have both witnessed ; and, in the mean time, I pray you to accept assurances of my high veneration and esteem for your person and character." Thomas Jefferson.
Anecdote of William IV.-On a late occasion, his present Majesty, while viewing the royal collection, was observed to pause before a splendid portrait by Vandyke, of that ill-fated monarch Charles I. standing by the side of his horse. When one of the nobleblemen of the court, approaching him, said, “Is not that, Sire, a fine painting?” his Majesty replied “ Yes; and how finely it tells his history? His fate was melancholy, but he sacrificed himself in opposing the just wishes and privileges of his people."Library of the Fine Arts.
Inky Remedies.-If ink would keep away the cholera, surely it has done its part, there having been no less than two hundred and twenty-six works upon the subject published within the last few months.
Cholera Morinis.-An eminent surgeon, Mr. Hope, who has had thirty years' practice, in which he has treated cases of cholera morbus very successfully, has made public the means which he used, for the general good. He says-" The remedy I gave was one drachm of nitrous acid (not nitric-that has foiled me;) one ounce of peppermint-water, or camphor mixture; and forty drops of tincture of opium. A fourth part every three or four hours in a cupful of thin gruel. The belly should be covered with a succession of hot cloths (dry ;) bottles of hot water to the feet, if they can be obtained; constant and small sippings of tinely strained gruel, or sago, or tapioca ; no spirit-Do wine-no fermented liquors, till quite restored.”
Ardent Spirits.-From a calculation made at Exeter Hall, London, it appears that not less than 15,000,0001. are expended annually for distilled spirits.
Pilgrims in the Black Forest.--" I must not forget an interesting party of five pilgrims making a tour of the sanctuaries, and now on their way to Lichenthal. -The leader is a patriarch of seventy-five years or upwards ; snowy locks over his shoulders; en chemise, and chanting as he goes. The next is a stout baur, of repulsive countenance, coarse features, but with a fine harmonious voice. The other three following in a string, are “flowers of the forest, with gipsy eyes and faces, varying in age from fifteen to twenty-one. What can they have done? Not much yet ; but perhaps they wish to do something more, and are in quest or absolution per advance. They ask no charity; -and this being out of character, their
piety It is the performance of a family vow, and is to be noticed with respect and silence. It is not uncommon here, in cases of domestic calamity, or on the accession of unexpecteď happiness, to carry their thanksgivings to some favourite shrine, in the same family order as exhibited by the party now passing."- Dr. Beattie's German Courts.
Patent Bread. A discovery has recently been made in the baking of bread, which promises important consequences. The process, for which Mr. Hicks, of Wimpole-street, has obtained a patent, may be briefly described as follows. His oven is made of iron, of a cylindrical form, so constructed as to be hermetically sealed. The fuel is placed on a plate, which is kept revolving in a circle, under the oven; by which means, the heat is supplied at the smallest expense of fuel. The temperature within the oven is indicated by a thermometer, according to which the application of the fuel is regulated. When the thermometer has reached about 300 degrees, the oven is charged ; and then, hy a simple process, the door is closed, and made air-tight. In a quarter of an hour, the vapour, which is evolved from the dough, passes through a small aperture in the top of the oven,which communicates with a still, and thus undergoes the process of distillation. The only care required is, not to raise the temperature much above 300 degrees. When the alcohol ceases to drop, it is a sure sign that the bread is sufficiently baked. The time to complete a batch is about an hour and three quarters. Each quartern loaf produces about an ounce of proof spirit. The advantages of this invention are many and obvious. The bread is purified, and rendered of superior quality, by the expulsion, in vapour, of all the matter which, when allowed to remain, renders it acid and unwholesome; and this very matter is converted into alcohol, in such quantity as to be an ob. ject of importance. Bread baked in this way, after being kept a week, is more moist, and fresher, than bread baked bythe present process only two days old. We are informed that a company, for the baking of bread under Mr. Hick's patent, is to be immediately established, and to be called the Metropolitan Genuine Bread Company.
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