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after nature. The text is professedly a technicalities of anthorship, or in the ss'compilation of facts from the best authori. perintendance of the press; and he has ties, but originally written throughout, in been obviously unfortunate in his choice a style adapted to the subjects. To avoid of a printer, but these are minor consithe dull didactic and elementary manner, derations. On the proof of the resnrrecthe whole is divided into Lectures, adapt: tion the whole fabric of Christianity is ed to family-reading, or for students of erected; and a case is here brought forall degrees. In a word, it is the fascina. ward, supported with much ingebuity and ting work of the Abbé la Pluche, revised, no little research, such as imperionsly call amended, and modernized; and is likely for refutation. But this is not all--it to ineet with as favourable a reception as seems to be determined that the office of that work, and, like it, form an essential “ Christian advocate” shall be no longer part of every library for the remainder of a sinecure; and another larger volume is this century. Something of the kind was now before us which has already attracted wanted to rescue us from that ascendancy much of the attention of those who choose of novel and frivolous reading which has to employ their reasoning faculties in po enervated and disgraced the taste and lemical investigations :-“ Not Paul, but Jiterature of the age. Nothing can be Jesus, by Gamaliel Smith, esq." is the more likely to effect this purpose than strange title of the extraordinary work rendering the study of nature attractive of which we now speak. Mr. Bentham and popular, by means of such a work as (for no other morial could assume the the present.

style and manner of this book) bere under. The Publishers of the previous work, to takes to denopstrate that St. Paul was forward the same object, have endeavour. a pretender; and that his religion, as oned to place the study of Nature on the folded in his Epistles, is not the religion footing of Geography, and have arranged of Jcsus! “ Whosoever," says he, “patthe whole of the engravings in “ Nature, ting aside all prepossessions, feels strong Displayed” in a FOLIO ATLAS, with such enoughi, in mind, to look steadily at the copious descriptions as will enable those originals, and from then to take his conwho use it to acquire much knowledge, ceptions of the matter, not from the disand gratify much curiosity, with little courses of others; whosoever has this labour of thinking. This volume they call command over himself, will recognize, if the Atlas of Nature; and it is one of the the author does not much deceive himself, most curious, interesting, and instructive, that by the two persons in question, as collections of graphic curiosities ever represented in the two sources of inforseen. It is sold by itself, and persons who mation the Gospels and Paul's Epistles; subsequently desire the whole text, may two quite different, if not opposite, repurchase it separately also.

ligions are inculcated: and that, in the On the recent memorable trial of Mrs. religion of Jesus, may be found ail the Wright, the lord chief justice said, good that has ever been the result of the that, “ the defendant was not called upon compound so incongruonsly and unlappily to answer for any reasonable or fair dis. made; in the religion of Paul, all the miscussion on the truth of Christianity in chief which, in such disastrous abundance, general, or any of its peculiar teneis: the has so indisputably flowed from it.” A law permitted that every subject, however summary of the plan of the work," is sacred, should be freely, yet moderately prefixed to the volume; but, notwithstandand temperately, discussed." We quote ing that it is concise as well as plain, it is this passage, because it is printed,' very nevertheless too long for insertion in oor appropriately, as a motto to a pamphlet, pages. We nust, therefore, content ourentitled, The new Trial of the Witnesses, or selves with general observations, which we the Resurrection of Jesus considered, on do with the less regret; because, we are Principles understood and acknowledged persuaded that the book must acquire an equally by Jews and Christians." Through extensive circulation ; not only on account out the whole of his work, the author ap- of the celebrity of its author, but of the pears to have kept his motto continnally novel and minute investigation of the in view ; for, though his arguments ter- character and writings of the most illosminate in infidelity, they are conducted trious of the apostles of Christianity. The in a manner so calm and dispassionale, divine mission and the doctrine of Jesus that even a jury of fanatics would find it are no where impeached. These are sadifficult to pick out a single sentence that cred by “the law of the land," and it could be twisted so as to offer the remains to be seen whether Paulism (as Mr. slightest insult to the religion of the Bentham would call it) must be considered country. The evidences are candidly as equally sacred. The standing objecexamined; and, if the decision be erro- tion to the warfare of infidels, is their peons, this error must have been of the making use of the arrows of ridicule. head and not of the heart. The writer Ridicule, of itself, is certainly no test of seems to have liad no experience in the truth; but, as assuredly, it is no argudient

in favour either of a fact, or of an opi. soply, in the Encyclopædia Londinensis, nion, that it can be made to appear ridi. merit potice from the celebrity they have culous. The legitimate use of these ap. acquired. The following Axioms of this palling weapons is so well illustrated by Transcendental Philosophy indicate a our author, that we cannot do better than clear method. give his own words :-“ Meantiine," says 1. Consciousness is the power to distinguish oushe, “let not any man make to hiinsell' a

selves from surrounding objects, and from our own

thoughts. · pretence for rejecting the important posi. 2. Time is the form of internal sense. iion thus offered to his consideration; let

3. Space is the form of exiernal sense.

4. Sense makes intuitions, him not, for fear of its being the truth, 5. Understanding makes conceptions. shut his eyes against that which is pre 6. Reason makes ideas. sented to him as and for the trnth; let The Definitions seem tuexceptionable him not shut his eyes on any such pre- wlien understood, and these, with the tence as that of its being deficient in the preceding, may convey some notion of quality of seriousness. If, indeed, there the mature object of this philosophy ; be any such duty, religious or moral, as which, after all, we consider rather as a that of seriousness; and that the stating system of metaphysical logic than of as absurd that which is really absurd, is a philosophy. violation of that duty; at that rate, seri.

1 1 . Intuition- every thing present in time and

space; that we car, feel, see, hear, taste, or smell. ousness is a quality incompatible with 2. Conception-every thing absent in time and the delivery and perception of truth on space; that we can think of only, but cannot touch.

3. Idea-every thing out of time and space; that

we can think of only, but which never can come the most vital importance: seriousness is into time and space." a disposition to cling to falsehood, and to 4. Knowledge is intuition comprehended under

conception. reject truth.” It must be acknowledged 5. Thuught is conception joined to conception. that there are many passages in this vo- Mr. DANIELL's Meteorological Essays lume that appear to have been written constitute decidedly the best work which more in a playful than in a serions his. we have seen on the intricate subjects of mour; and, on the reading of which, he atmospheric phenomena. It analyzes and who has not been impressed in early arranges, and tabulates much, yet it afyouth with the awfulness of the subject firms and concludes little, owing to the might be teinpted to smile ; for instance: desultory character of past observations, - Foliows a sample of Panl's logic, and to so little having previously been wrapt up as usual in a cloud of tantologies determined. The comparisons and coland paralogisms, the sabstance of which lections of Mr. D. will, nevertheless, be amounts to this:-Jesus resurrects; there- eminently useful to all future writers, and fore, all men will do the same. Admitting will greatly assist the views of observers the legitimacy of this induction, what will and reasoners on these interesting topics. be the thing proved? That every man, a While Mr. D. is very severe on the Royal few days after bis death, will come to life Society, he pays a just tribute to the vaagain, and eat, drink, and walk in com- luable labours of Mr. Luke Howard. pany with his friends !" We grant that it The new Society devoted to Meteorology, is not quite fair to reason in this flippant will now confer increased valne on Mr. manner on so serious a subject. But let Daniell's future editions; and we hope not the true believer be afraid of the con- that, in a few years, the description of sequences of such reasoning. He may most of the phenomena of the atmosphere rest assured, that the mass of mankind will eqnal in precision Descartes' Analysis will never cease to look for happiness in of the Rainbow. the Heavens; nor (we fear) to persecute Mr. GULDSWORTHY GURNEY las pnbone another for the discordance in their lished a pleasing volume of Lectures on belief. Were we even so mufortunate as Experimental Philosophy. Being delivered to suspect, what it would be dangerous to before a popular audience, they are neacknowledge, that the Christian religiou vertheless not common-place; but, amidst is a tissue of fables, we should reckon it a the usual orthodox absurdities abont at hopeless task to attempt to cradicate the traction, repulsion, and caloric, exbibit belief in those fables from the creed of the many novel and ingenions reasonings. multitude. Reason and knowledge are He tells us some pleasant anecdotes of of slow growth and difficult acquirement, faith in alchymy among men of intellecand can be brought to malurity only un tual reputation, proving that any folly of der peculiar circumstances and in certain the day may have respectable votarice. minds; but the seeds of superstitiou, if The new electro-magnetic experiments sown in the nursery, will bear fruit under are very neatly described, and all recent every climate and in every soil.

topics of philosophical curiosity are very Principles of the Kantesian or Transcen- perspicuously brought before the reader, dental Philosophy; by Thomas WiRGMAN, The only faults of the volume are in the author of the articles Kant, Logic, Meta- system of principles which an employed physics, Moral Philosophy, and Philo. lecturer, upder the direction of the coin

anittee, mittee of an institution, was perhaps ob- Foreman:-“ We find the defendant guilty liged to teach. The style is clear and on the seventh count of the indictmentneat, and we recommend the work to those not guilty on all the others. I am deslied, who wish to acquire not only the fashionable however, by my brother jurymen, to knowledge on its subjects, but also to state, that, but for the manner in which correct their vague notions about crystal- several of the counts are laid, as reJization, the atomic theory, the laws of de- nrarked on by your lordship, oor ver. finite proportions, and other unravelled dict would have been very different * subjects of modern research in chemical The defendant was ordered to be bronght philosophy.

op for judgment next term, but it is beA squib has been much read, called the derstood that he intends to more for a Trial of the Rey. EDWARD IRVING, M.A. new trial. A Cento of Criticism. The trial takes MACKENZIE's collection of Fice Thouplace before the high court of Common sand Receipts in wery Branch of Art and Sense. "The King, at the instance of Economy, is a work, at once, above and

Jacob Oldstyle, clerk, v, the Rev. Edward below criticism. Its obvious utility ren• Irving, M.A. The conrt is said to be ders it snperior to animadversion; and its

crowded to excess; and, at the extre- details are so numerous, that to examine mities of the bench, but railed off, are the them would fill a corresponding volume. Duke of Somerset, Lord Kenyon, Sir It will be sufficient to state, that there Gerard Noel, Sir Harcourt Lees, Mr. appears to be at least the number of rePeter Moore, Mr. Parkins, and Romeo ceipts and processes set forih in the title. Coates.' Below the bar, wailing to give page, which is seven or eight times more evidence, are the known or reputed editors than have before been assembled in one of all the principal periodicals. The in- book; and that the editor has drawn his dictment is laid on seven different counts materials from the most esteemed pracagainst Mr. Irving :

tical works of the age. It is a Thesaurus • First-For being ugly.

of useful knowledge, and a substitnte for second-For being a merry-andrew.

hundreds of volumes ; yet we should be Third-For being a common quack.

sorry that it were the only book left in Fourth-For being a common brawler. • Fifth-For being a common swearer.

the world, and that Hobbes's anathema • Sixth-For being of very common understanding. against books should prevail and leave us

And. seventh-For following divisive courses, subversive of the discipline of the order to which he only this volume. At the sanre time it belongs, and contrary to the priociples of Christian must be acknowledged, that the coliecfellowship and charity.

tion wonld preserve an immense body of It is a malicions jeu d'csprit, but not cal. useful knowledge, and prove that manculated 10 jujure the reputation of Mr. kind bad not been idle in directing natare Irving, and we hope not bus feelings. The to their own service. We are deceived attacks which lie has enconotered are so if, in 1840 or 50, it will not be found in many tributes of envy to his acknow, every house capable of paying poor-rates, ledged merit, and is a tax which all as it so addresses itself to the necessities eminence must pay. The only remedy to and luxuries of every condition, as to maintain the ascendency acquired, is to secure its own general recommendation. live down the calomnies. Mr. Cobbelt's MR. R. C. DALLAS bas printed ddres. cross-examination is a specimen of the tus, a tragedy, and some Miscellaneous author's satirical talents.

Poems, worthy of public respect; the tra• You know the “Times" newspaper, Mr gedy would be seen in action, if taste alone Cobbett!

governed such matters. The amiable and * The b y old “Times" |--Obyes-none better.

esteemed anthor having introduced his Do you ever write for it!

own portrait, we cannot refrain from pre• I have written all its best articles for a long time

senting it our readers :past; I wrote those famous articles about the queen, which raised its circulation froin 3,000 to

Oh! tempt me not, Leaf! with the lare of thy 20,000 in one week. To do it justice, however, I

whiteness, must say, that I don't think the stupid numsculls

To venture again where the Musez control; who manage it knew they were writien by me: if

The trace of the pen that gives shade to thy they had, they would rather have been smothered

brightness, to death to make use of one of their own favourite Should elicit some prominent featare of soul. similes), under the thousand and one quirce they printed daily at that time, than have adopted them. Persisting allure! and my heart bids be trying but I have a way of my own, Sir, of managing these To twine a new wreathi, ere I pass thee along; things. I can do other people's work for them, and And tells me forsooth, too, that, e'en were I dying, make them say and do what I please, without their Such friendship as mine would give life to any song knowing or suspecting any thing of the matter.

Then oft may thy mistress, no care to torment her, 'Well, will you tell us one thing more? Was it not

While calling for pastime some tribute retin'd, you who wrote that clever article in the “ Times,"

Here viewing the Portrait thou, Leat! shalt present about Mr. Irving, beginning “there is a fashion in

her, every thing-in wigs and bonnets," and so forth?

Recal with affection her friend to her mind, .Yes-every word of it. • You swear that!

With grey hairs, a bald crown, and a face some• Broil me on a gridiron if it was not.'

what Roman, She may image the part that mortality claim'd;

Already it moulder'd, youth stayeth with no man, about an hour, returned into court. And his Spirit of Earth, or he hoped it, was tam'd.

For

For that part of ber friend, oft call'd aptly the and many thousand casual visitors. The meetings better,

and dehberations of congress were held under the Let the sketch of its failings lie hid to the shade: shade of an orange and lemon grove, between God knows how he struggled to throw off their sunsise and noon; while all those who were defetter,

sirous of hearing the debates, or witnessing the And God will have mercy where mercy is pray'd. proceedings, occupied the surrounding space thickly Nor blazon his virtues,-at best, ah! so slender!

shaded with olive trees. They call more for pardon tban merit a boast :

The first care of the Congress thus assembled, was Let her view bim iu habits that best may back

to revise and correct such articles in the Consti

tution framed at Epidaurus sixteen months before, render

as experience had proved to be su ce prible of ameThose glimpses of life that endear it the most.

lioration. Adopting the most liberal institutions of And has she not seen him, with lovers surrounded, Europe for their models, there was nut a single Receiving and giving the family kiss?

cla use added or retrenched, without a precedent Obsery'd the affection at which the heart bounded, being previously established, either in the practice By sincerity render'd the world's truest bliss ?

of the British Constitution or that of the United At his side a kind wife, of near forty years Aeeting,

States. Having decided that the seat of governGood-hamour'dly preaching her turnips for health,

ment should be fixed at Tripolizza, previous to its

final establishment at Athens, the last act of ConWhile he smir'd, and maintain't that good beef

gress was an addiess to the people, in which the was good eating, And matton still better, when he got it by

object of assembling and a succinct notice of the

proceedings were detailed. stealth ?

The result of each day's deliberation was watched Not so learned was he as enamour'd of learning,

with the inost intense anxiety by all classes, repreAnd much be delighted to form the young spirit;

senting the whole as a scene of the greatest enthuTo point out the truths which are worthy disceruing,

siasm and unanimity, with the exception of one And show that the heart gives the head its best

single point-the propriety of distributing a portion merit.

of the national domains among the chiefs and sol

diery. Aware that more than nineteen twentieths But now, thou staio'd Leaf! see thy limit is of the territory freed from the tyrant, had belooged rounded!

to Turkish proprietors, it was extremely natural Go, bid thy dear mistress, in judging his style, for those whose lives had been passed in the labours To think of those days wben the old Man's heart of agriculture as slaves, to feel anxious about the bounded

possession of a spot of ground, however small, To receive as his daughter's the cheer of her smile. which they could call their own; and there was Mr. D. having long resided in Jamaica,

every disposition on the part of government and

congress to accede to their wishes. is qualified by local knowledge to execute As to the excesses attributed to the Greek solthe following happy piece :

diery, it would appear that the number of able and

eloquent writers who have advocated the cause of The Bonja Song.

Greece, have brought forward such facts and are What are the joys of white inan bere?

gumenis as must satisfy every impartial observer, What are his pleasures? say;

that these excesses, like every other subject calcu. Me want no joys, no ilis me fear,

lated to prejudice the cause, have been most But on my Bonja play.

wantonly exaggerated. In coinmon with all the Me sing all day, me sleep all uight,

friends of the Greek cause, 1 lament, most deeply Me hab no care, my beart is light;

lainent, the excesses which marked the early Me tink not what to-norrow bring,

stages of the contest: but I would entreat those who Me happy, so me sing.

judge them, not to pronounce before they become

ihoroughly acquainted with the innumerable provoBut white man's joys are not like mine,

cations which, in war at least, would fully justify Dho' he look smart and gay:

still greater excesses, without referring to those He proud, he jealous, haughiy, fine,

centuries of galling and intolerable oppression While I my Bouja play.

which the Greek people had to avenge. Would it He sleep all day, he wake all pight,

be possible for the most able pen, or eloquent He full of care, bis heart no light,

tongue, to describe the scenes which followed the He great deal want, he little get,

executions of the capital, at Adrianople, Salonica, He sorry, so he fret.

Cassandra, Mount Athos, Sinyrna, Scala Novo, Me euvy not dhe white man dhen.

Aivali, Rhodes, Cyprus, Candia, and Scio! Had the

cries reached our country, of infants torn from their Me poor, but me is gay: Me glad at heart, me happy when

moihers' breasts and flung into the sea, or dashed Me ou my Bonja play.

against the rocks, as at Scio and various other

places-of fathers, husbands, and brothers, bitchMe sing all day, ie sleep all night,

ered before the eyes of mothers, wives, and sisters, Me hab no care, my heart is light; Me tiuk not wbat tomorrow bring,

who were themselves destined either to share a

similar fate, o be dragged into that hopeless slavery Me happy, so me sing.

in which thousands languish at this moment,-it is The Greek Committee in London have needless to say that every British heart would have

melted, and every British hand been stretched out published in a small pamphlet the very

to succour or to save a perishing community! interesting and ably-drawn Report of Mr. The almost miraculous deliverance of the Morea, Blaquiere, on the present state of the

at a time when the most sanguine friends of the

Greek cause in England had nearly given it up as Greek Confederation, and on its claims to

lost, may be justly hailed as a totally new and brilthe support of the Christian World.

liant epoch in the contest; for, there is no instance

on record subsequently to the capture of Napoli de “The almost total destruction (says Mr. B.) of Romania, one of the first fruits of the triumphs the Turkish army, which followed its attempt to gained on the Plain of Argos, in which the Greeks invade the Mores in the autumn of 1822, as well as have not completely disproved the accusations of the various important events to which that me their enemies, by showing every disposition to conmorable campaign gave rise, having induced the duct the war on principles strictly conformable to Provisional Government to convoke a general the laws of civilized nations; and they have acted congress at Astros; the members of the executive

thus in the midst of incessant provocations on the and deputies had just reached Tripolizza as we ar.

part of the Turks, whose excesses continue unrived. Although the decree of convocation, which abated to this hour. It is not my intention to be also pointed out the mode to be pursued in the

come an indiscriminate panegyrist of the Greeks at new elections, toge her with the necessity of only

the expense of truth, or to deny the existence of returning men distinguished for their patriotisın

vices among them-vices which are paruly insepaand virtue, merely specified the number of repre

rable from our nature, but much more generally desentatives prescribed by the law of Epidaurus; yet, rived from the peculiar circumstances of their en. such was the eagerness of the people throughout slaved and degraded condition: but I will say, the confederation to contribute to the common from the observation and inquiry of many years, weal, that above three hundred deputies had as that I am justified in pronouncing them to be an sembled by the beginning of April: there was also

eminently moral and religious people. ' a large body of troops, gearly all the mihtary chtels, The political code of the confederation, or law of

Epidaurus,

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congresouties had judecree ol he pursue

merelyef on the line peupline

three contribute cuple furtus; yet,

'a larged by the

Epidaurus, as it is more commonly called, esta.

Males and Romances blished that the system of government should be a elective, consisting of representatives chosen by Northern Nalions havo appeared in three the people, and an executive of five members se very elegant volumes, with some fine spe. lected from the legislative body. There are, besides,

cimens of vignettes, in wood. mipisters of finance, war, interior, public instruc.

They are tion, and police, named by the executive for carry. curious, and often interesting, but rather ing its decrees into effect; also a secretary general,

too gloomy and too superstitions to be recharged with the manageinent of foreign relations: this last office is now held by Prince Mavrocordato,

commended to general reading. The ig. the late president. The duties and powers allotted norant population of every district in to each department of the state were prescribed by

Europe night snpply their local tales of the law of Epidaurus. The amount of revenue collected for ibis year is necessarily very limited, this kind. The fire-sides of farm-houses, and chiefly derived from farming out the crops on cottages, and public-louses, in Wales, thie nacional domains-of which only a small portion were sown. The crops on the plain of Gastouni, in

Scotland, or Ireland, would soon fill three the Morea, one of the finest in the world, and which such volumes as the present, if they were was even this year worth five millions of francs,

worthy of being preserved. In his pre. only yielded a sum of 800,000, owing to its vicinity to Patras. That of Argos, equally rich, though of face, the editor introduces the followins much less extent, has been in fallow ever since the observations. The legends of these vo invasion of last year: there is, however, little doubt

- Jumes have been gathered from varioms of its being all turned to account in the coming season. The produce of Candia, in oil alone, sources, and, of course, will be found to amounts on an average to 400,000 barrels peran brave characters as various; the elegant num; and each of them brings an average price of eight Spanish dollars in the markets of France and

and playful Musäus has nothing at all in Italy.

common with the dark, wild fancy of la Although nearly the whole male population of the Motle Fouqué; just as little similarity is Morea capable of carrying arms is provided with pistols and attagans, the number which can take the there between Veit Weber and the author field is comparatively limited, dependin, almost of the Freischutz; and, though supernaentirely on the means possessed by the leaders, each of whom has hitherto been unable to employ tural agency forms the basis of all, the inore followers than he could provide for out of his superstructures vary with the varying personal resources and the scanty and precarious

characters of the authors.”-“ It must, aid of governinent. These troops are also supplied with muskeis, and are led by several chiefs or however, be allowed that, with the Ger. capitani. The wants and privations of the Greek mans, fancy has had too much sway, for army are of a nature the most discouraging. There is not more than a third of the number. 'tus emit has seldom been under the guidance of ployed in saving a whole people from exterinina. sound taste, and the consequence is, that iion, supplied with sufficient clothing to shelter the multitude of their original fictions is them from the inclemencies of a mountain warfare ; that they often march forty miles a day, almost in- disgraced by the most barbarons absur. variably sleep in the open air, and frequently pass dities. The same may, in some measure, two or three days without any other food than the herbs of the field. Though the number of horses

be said of their modern romance; but at taken from the Turks, and now in the Morea, is the same time the reader cannot fail to

be delighted with the variety and richness valry, it will be impossible for the government to avail itself of this species of force until provided of its inventions, diablerie with the Ger. with funds. The Greek army receives no pay what. mans being as inexhaustible as the fairyisin ever. The general mode adopted by the chiefs, is to advance a small sum to each soldier previous to

of the Eastern world. Sometimes it is entering the field: with this he provides himself presented to us under its most terrific with bread, tobacco, and whatever other necessa• fornis ; at others it appears, as in Masans, ries he may require, as far as the supply will go ;for it very seldoni exceeds two Spanish doilars.

"" under a light veil of irony, in a tone half The naval efforts of the confederation, like those jest, half earnest, and that is, indeed, its of the army, have been principally, if not altogether, most beautiful form. Few tales are more supported by the patriotism and public spirit of a few individuals at Hydra, Spezzia, Ipsara, and pleasing than the “ Spectre Barber," one Sainos. There have not been less than a hundred of the happiest illustrations of this class ships and vessels of various sizes employed at the expense of about thirty ship-owners, ever since the

of writing, where a playful fancy sports commence nent of the struggle; and the number with a fiction, that was at no distant time has, on more than one occasion, extended to one the delight and terror of the peasant's hundred and eighty. The Greek seamen, who amount to about 20,000 of the most expert in Europe, fireside. La Motte Fouqué, on ihe conreceive no regular pay : all thes require for their trary, is altogether a magician of darkservices, is the means of subsistence for their fa. milies. It is with such means as I have ihus shorily ness, who loves to treat the wild and impointed out, that above a hundred thousand of the possible as serious matters, but who al infidels, whose path was marked with carnage and ways endeavours to draw from them some devastation during the first two years of the con. dest, have been destroyed; and the whole of the moral conclusions. Veit Weber, another Morea, Livadia, Negropont, a great portion of great pame of roinance, builds his tales Romelia in Epirus, together with the islands of Candia, Milo, Naxia, Tino, Myconos, Skyro, Sainos,

on the dark times of chivalry, when the Andro, Zea, Patmos, Serpho, Hydra, pezzia, and knights plundered the people with the Ipsara, have been conquered; there being only a sword and the monks plundered the few isolated points in the enemy's possession, viz. Acro, Corinth, Patras, Modon, Coroni, and Carysto,

knights with the Bible. Ottmar and on the continent;--and Canea and Retymo, in Büsching are the antiquarians of romance, Candia ; and all of these places are either in a state of siege, or closely blockaded. The number of who have collected the scattered traditions Turks shut up within the walls, and who cannot of the peasantry, and retailed them to the leave the gates without falling into the hands of the world with little deviation from their ori. Greeks, does not exceed ten thousand men, two thirds of whom forra the garrison of Patras. Un

givals. Madame Naubert is more akin in provided with battering and field trains, the chief her genins to Musäus, though a spirit of ineans possessed by the Greek forces for reducing the above points, are confined to a rigorous system

an interior order; her materials are geof blockade, and occasional assiults.*

nerally of the light and playful kiad; or,

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