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sembled on the Quaid'Orsay, watching inches asunder, which leave the bottore with great interest, the cvolutions of a open like a network, to allow the tem. boat, of singular construction, which porale air to come up freely, and drire glided up and down the Seine, with out the hot air as it generates through and against wind and stream without the top valves. The whole of the body oars or sails, and having as its sole and roof are covered with the best sort moveable power, a sort of aerial wheel, of storm staysail canrass instead of where, in boats hitherto belonging to wouden or leather panelling; the roof this lower earth a sail or steam chinn. frame is simply that of the vilted way. ney should be. M. Eugeve de Fresne, gou. There are two strong iron shafts is the inventor of this apparatus, to
for one horse, but so constructed that which ho gires the name of “Moteur two other borses may be yoked to the Atmospherique."
machine all three abreast. One horse OVERLAND.— A carriage for conveyance will, it appears, be quite sufficient for through Egypt has been constructed, under the ordinary work. There are cashions the direction of Mr. Waghorn, by Messrs. placed on the beuches which form seats T. Jones and Co., of Spitalfields, cal. quite as comforiable as those of any culated to hold six persons, their stores, other coach. The machine is hung ou water, &c, which has not the smallest the centricat spring principle, which portion of wood in its construction. discharges the weight froin the horse, The frame-work, the wheels, shafts, and throws it on the wheeis- this is flooring, benches, &c., are all wronght- another great advantage in a hint couniron bars, either flal or round, accord- try. ing to the purpose required; as, for The Oriental Steam Company have instance, the door is composed of light parchased the iron steamer Dalilia, which flat bars in two rows, one
is on the point of starting for Egypt parallel to the side of the machine, on the Nile, under license of the Pasha, and another row lies across them at to convey the East India mail and right angles; the bars are set at two passengers through Egypt.
MINSTREL9Y.–At the period when traditiopary garb of the supernatural we first became acquainted with the bad been told, was the instrument to Anglo Saxons, society was in that state which his mind uwee ila culture ; his in wbich all literature is comprised very conversation was moulded upon under the one characteristic head of it, and even in the transactions of poetry; and all literary genius centres the council he spake in poetry. Among in one person, the ruinstrel, who equ. the many exaniples of the poetic feels ally composed and sang. This was ing of the Sadurs, furnished by old the literature which, in the year 449, historians, Bede gives us Olle which the Saxons brought with them into is peculiarly beautiful. When Pauli. our island, and during the first period nus preuched the doctrives of Christ of their establishment here, poetry held before the Court of King Eunin, oue a high place both by its comparative of his nobles arose and sairi, “ Thou importance and by its own intrinsic hast seen, o king, when the fire blaz. beauties. Life itself, and the language ed, and the hall was warm, and theu of life, were in those early ages es. wast seated at the feast amid thy sentially poetic; man lived and acted nobles, whilst the winter storm raged according to his impulses aud passi- without, and the snow fell, how somne ons; he was upacquainted with the solitary sparow has flown through, business like movements and feelings scarcely entered at one door belore of more civilized existence; but, when it disappeared by the other. Wbilst he was not occupied in imitating the it is in the hull it feels not the famous deeds of his forefathers, he storm, but aller the space of a molistoned to the words of the ministrel ment, it retums to whrnce it came, who celebrated them. The song in and thou beholdest it no longer, nor which the gigantic movements of an knowest where or to what it may be earlier period already clothed in a exposed. Such, as it appears to me, is the life of man-R short moment our ideas of that Omnipotent who for. of enjoyment, and we know not whence med this world, when we consider that we came, nor whether we are going great and measureless as is the view If this new doctrine brings us any which we have of his works, yet that greater certitude of the future, I for in reality, we see but a very soall one vote for its adoption."— Literalure portion of them. Each star which we and language of the Saxons.
see is not that little dazzling ball of THE HAND.-Voltaire has said that fire which it appears, but is itself a Nerton, with all his science, know sun, the centre of other worlds like not how his arm moved ! So true it our own, round which they revolve in is that all such studies have their endless infiuity. Philosophers tell 113 limits. But, as be ackuowlerige:s, there that there are some stars placed at is a wide difference between the ig. such an immeasurable distance, that norance of the child or of the peas- though the light from them has been ant, and the consciousness of the phi. travelling since the Creation, it has losopher that he bas arrived at a point pot yet reached the earth. This, con. beyond which man's faculties do not sidering the velocity with which light carry him. We may add, is it noth- is transniitted, can give ns some idea ing to have the mind awakened to the
of the proportion which this earth bears mans proofs of design in the hand, to to all the works of God. be brought to the conviction that every OPPORTUNITIES.- A Christian cannot thing is orderly and systematic in its tell in the morning what opportunities structure,-that the most perfect me. ho may have of doing good during chanism, the most minute and curious the day; but if he be a real Christi. apparatus, and sensibilities the most an, he can tell that he will try to delicate and appropriate, are all com. keep his heart open, his mind prepabined in operation thut we may move red, his affections alive to do what: the band' What the first impulse to ever may occur in the way of duty. motion is we do not kuow, nor how He will, us it were, stand in the way the mind is related to the body; yet to receive the orders of Providence: it is important to know with what ex. doing good is his vocation.- Hannah traordinary contrivance and perfection More, of workmanship the bodily apparatus MARRIAGE, - When young persons is placed between that iuternal faculty marry, even with the sairest prospects, which impels us to use it and the they should never forget thai infirmi. exterior world. – Bell's Bridgewater Trea. tv is inseperably bound up with their tise.
very nature, and that in bearing oue Gaiety anił a light heart, in all another's burdens, they fulfil one of virtue and decorum, are the best me- the highest duties of the uuion.- Ibid. dieines for the young, or rather for all. THE FARNER'S DAUGHTER.--"'I here's I who have passed my life in dejec- a world of buxom beauty flourishing tion and gloomy thoughts, now catch in the shades of the conatry. Farvu. at enjoyment, come from shat quur houses are dangerous places. As you ter it may, and even seek for it. Cri.
are thinking only of sheep, or of curds, minal pleasure, indeed, comes from you may be suudenly shot through Satan; but that which we find in the hy a pair of bright eyes, and inelted bociety of good and pious men is ap- away in a bewitching smile that you prored by God. Ride, hunt witb your never dreaint of till ibe mischief was friends, amuse yourself in their com- code.
In towns, and theatres, ont pany. Solitude and melancholy are througed asseinblies of the rich and poison. They are deadly to all, but, the titled fuir, you are on your guard;. above all, to the young.-Luther. ou how what you are exposed to,
THE HEAVENS AT NIGHT.-There is and put on your breasipiates, and pass no sight more truly wonderful than a through the most deadly onslaught of riew of the interminable expanse of beauty-safe and sound. But iu those ether at this period, when the sun has sylvan retreats, dreaming of nightinwithdrawn his light, and the sky is gales, and bearing only the jowing of spangled with thousands of orbs, that
oxen, you are taken by surprise. Out twinkle throughout this wide and un- steps a fair creature, crosses a glade, bounded sange. How exalted must be leaps a stile; you start, you stand,
löst in wonder and astonished adıniraswiftly advanced towards the breaches, tion; you take out your tablets while the guard in the trenches, leap. write a sunet ou the return of the ing out with a loud shout, enreloped nymphs and dryades to earth, when and carried the little outwork of Sant up comes. John Tompkins, and says, Roque, by which the column attack. "It's only the farmer's Daughter! ing the castle might have been enfi. What! hire farmers such daughters Jadot in Dank. They were discovered; now a days? Yes; I tell you they however, as they reacbed the crest have such daughters- those farm hou- of the glacis, by the accidental ex. ses are dangerous places. Let no man plosion of a bomb, and its light showed with a poetical ini ugination, which is the ramparts crowded with dark figures but another name for a very tindery and glittering arms, which the next beart, tatter himself with faneies of instant were shrouded in gloom. Still the calo delights of the country; with not a shot was fired on either side. the serene idea of sitting with ihe far- Sileutly the hay-packs were let down, mer in his old-fashioned chimney. the ladders placed to the counterscarp, corner, and hearing bim talk of corn and the forlorn hopes and storming and mutton--of joining him in the parties descended into the fosse. Fire pensive pleasures of a pipe, and brown hundred of the bravest were already jng of October; of listening to the down and approaching the breaches, gossip of the comfortable farmer's wife; wben a stream of fire shot upward of the parson and his family, of his into the heavens, as if the earth had sermons and his tenth pig-over a been rent asunder; instantly a crasli, fragrant cup of young hyson, or lapt louder than the bursting of a rolcano, in the delicious luxuries of custards was heard in the ditch, and the exand whipt creams; in walks a fairy plosion of hundreds of shells and powder vision of wondrous witchery, and with barrels blew the men beneath into a curtsey and a smile, of most winn. atoms. For a moment only the light iug anil mysterious magic, takes her division paused on the edge of the seat just opposite. It is the Farmer's crater; then, with a shout which drowned Daughter! A lively creature of eigh. even the roar of the artillery, they
Fair as the lily, fresh as May leaped down into the fiery gull, while, dew, rosy as the rose itself; graceful at the
same inoment, the fourth di. as the peacock perched on the pales vision came running up, and poured there by the window ; sweet as a posy
over with the like fary. of violets and clore gillivers; modest
And now a scene ensued unparalleled as early morning, and amiable as your ora imagination of Desdemona, or Gera
even in the long and bloody annals. trude of Wyoming. You are lost! It's of the revolutionary war. Boiling with
intrepidity, the British columns came all orer with you. I wouldn't give an
rushing on; and, the rear constantly empty filbert, or a frog bitten straw. berry, for your peace of mind, if that urging on the front, pushed down, no
one knew how, into the ditch. Num. glittering creature be not as pitiful as she is fair.
bers, from keeping too far to the right, And that comes of fell into the part inundated, and were going into the country, out of the
drowned ; but the dead bodies filled way of vanity and templation; and fancying furni-houses only vice old- up the ditch and formed a ghastly fashioned places of oli.fashioned con.
bridge, over which their comrades pass. tentment."- Heads of the people.
ed. Others inclining to the left, camo
to the dry part, and shunned a watery SIEGE OF BADAJOZ.-It was inten- grave; but they did so only to fall ded that the whole points should be into the still more appalling terrors assailed at once, and ten o'clock was of fire. The space into which both the bour assigned for this attack. But dirisions had now descended, was a a bomb baring burst close to the third ditch of very confined diaensions, with division, destined for the assault of the enemy's rampart in front and both the castle, and discovered their posi- tlanks; so that the troops, crowded tion, Picton was obliged to hurry on together in a narrow space at the bot. the Assault; and as the ramparts now tom, were exposed to a cross plunging streamed out fire in all directious, the fire on every side except the rear, where fourth and light divisions could no stood a ravine filled with British sol. longer be rostruined, but silently and diers, whose loud cheers and incessant
though ineffectual fire against the pa. attempt !- the popierous beams, thick. tapets rather augmented than dimi- studded with sword-blades, barred ang nished the general confusion. The further progress; the numerous spikes enemy's shouts, also, from the breaches
set among the ruins transfixed their and walls, were loud and terrible ; and feet; discharges of grape and musketry, the bursting of the shells, the explo. within pistol-shot on their Hank, tore siou of the powder barrels, the heavy down their ranks; and even the des. crash of the descending logs, the con- peration of the rear, who strore lo tinned stream of fire from the
force the front forward, in order to parts, the roaring of the guns from make a bridge of their writhing bodies, either flank, and distant thunder of failed in shaking the steady girdle of the parallel batteries, which still ihreit steel. Some eren strove to make their howitzers on the breaches, formed a way under it, and having forced their scene of matchless sublimity and hor- beads through, had their brains beat for. Still, even in this awful situation, out by the bat-ends of the enemy'* the gallantry of the officers and the muskety. Never since the intention of derotion of the men prompted them fire-arnis had such a slaughter taken to the most heroic efforts ; the loud place in
a space : for two shouts of defiance by the enemy were hours the men continued in that living answered by vehement cheers grave, disdaining to retreat, unable to from dying lips, and roused the En- advance; that it was not till two-thou. glish to maddened effort ; again and sand bad fallen in this scene of hor again bands of daring leaders, followed ror, that by Wellington's orders they by the bravest of their followers, rushed retired to re-form for a second assaule up the breaches, and, despite every -dlison's History of Europe. obstacle, reached the summits. Vain
Extracts from Periodicals.
Enthusiasts, fanatics, spiritual des. whom they belonged, in all its vicis. pots, sciolists in education—the pas- situdes of despondency anil bope, of tors who slumber within the fold, and grave wisdom, and of a mirch as light the robbers who spoil it, form a con- and pnre as that of infancy. This is federacy, the assailant of which should the high prerogative of genius, ad. be encouraged by the gratitude of all dressing mankind at larve through gond men. If the soul of William the vernacular idiom of one land in Cowper has transmigrated into any the universal language of all. But human fraine, it is that of the histo. Stanford Rivers, the dwelling place of rian of Enthusiasın. Not, indeed, that the anonymous writer of these the poet has found a successor in the lames, has given birth to a succession magic art of establishing a personal of etforts to exall the national charac. and affectionate intimacy between him- ter, wbich might rie with those of self and his readers. There is no Olney and of Weston in piely and dew fireside like that of Olney round earnestuess, in genuine freedom of which we can gather; nor any walks thought, in the relish for domestic like those of Westod Underwood, of pleasures, and for all the innocent which we are the companions; nor a delights of life, in the filial love of heart at once broken and playful, God, and the brotherly lore of man. whose sorrows and amusements
There is in Christianity an our own; nor
we surrounded by pausite power, sometimes repressed a family group, with tame bares, but never destroyed; and that latent spaniels, birdcages, and knitting-need- energy be strives to draw forth into les, as familiar to us as those of our life and action. Those mysteries which own boyhood, and almost as dear, - shroud the condition and the prospects each in turn reflecting the gentle, of our race, however inscrutable to the thoughtful, elevated mind of him to slaves of appetite, are not absolutely
imperrinus to a soul purified by de- The impression being obtained on fout contemplation; and to these em- this prepared paper, is to be trans. pyreal heights he aspires at once ferred in the usual ray to a smooth point and to lead the way. To him plalc of zinc.
When the zinc bas re. whose foot is firmly planted on the ceived the transferred impression, it eternal verities of Heaven, there be. is to be covered with an infusion of long motives of such force, and a cou. nut-galls, in the proportion of oue Inge so undaunted, as should burst ounce of galls to hatf a pint of water, through all resistance; and he calls the mixture to be then simmered for on those who enjoy this high priri. 10 minutes in any vessel not of iron. lege to assert their native supremacy The liquor is to be left on the plate above the sordid ambition, the fritus for from five to 10 minutes, its effect lities, and the virulence of the lower being to neutralise the alkali of the world. The voice thus raised in ex- transfer ink, and thus to harden it postulation will did away, not unheed- and prevent it from spreading when ed by the interior circle he addres. sponged with water previous to printing ses, nor unblessed by a ineet recom- from it. - Mechanices Magazine. pense; but unrewarded, we fear, by
FRENCH ROAD.-No the accomplishment of these exalted
hedges, io dividlog fells. 2o cattleyrazing; purposes.--The Edinburgh Review. The first part of the process con:
women doing farm labour; horse taik
ed to, and reasoning with, instead of sists in taking an impression from the
being boaten. If a peasant wants in copperplate in the usual way, but with
little faster, he descends troin a peculiar ink, on transfer paper pe
his roulage, and runs on before the culiarly prepared.
horse, who immediately sets off after TRANSFERS FROM COPPERPLATE TO ZINC
bim. No comfortable-looking houses, OR STONE.--The composition of this ink, #bich he calls chemical ink, is as fol
to which you may suppose Mr. Jenkins, lows:
Mr. Sunith, or Mr. Higginbotham to
have retired, after a life spent in busi3 oz. of shell lac;
No nice little gardens, with 1 mastich; li vellow bees' was;
monthly-roses, bee-hires, cabbages, ouin.
beds, in front of the poor man's cottage; tallow;
no wall-towers near the door, nur tuft bard curd swap, and lamp black
of honse leek orer. it; vor little patches enough to colour it. The above ingredients aro
of sweet-william, nasturtium, strawberry
to be mixed togetber most intimately, and
plants, currant and gooseberry bushes. are then to be burnt in a pipkin for
Thiuks I to myself, 'You may grum.
ble at home, my boys; but you would 10 minutes, stirring the mass carefully all the time. The residue by
be sorry to change with your own exposure to tbe air becomes dainp; so
class in France,-that is, as far as I
saw of it. Lord bless me!' thought I, that by pounding it in a mortar it
when you come to see a real French concretes into a paste of a very stiff consistence, and in this state is called village, and compare it with a scene by Mr. Redman, hard ink.
representing one at a London theatre,
and then a STAGE RURAL BALLET crossed One part of this hard ink, rubbed my imagination-scene; a beautiful wood. and ground with two parts of common ed country in France, with a cottage Buff lithograpbic ink, forms the trans- on one side: lively music: M. Gilbert fer ink; which being applied to the comes on as a peasant, in a blue satis surface of an engraved copperplate ju jacket with silk sleeves, tight white the usual way, gives an accurate im- breeches, and silk stockings, which prove pression to prepared transfer paper. that he has not been to plough that
The latter is prepared as follows: morning, at any rate,-he taps at iho
One quarter of a pound of the best cottage door, and Miss Ballin looks out flour is to be mixed with common at the window, and, although it is just porter, in such proportion that it shall sunrise, she is up and dressed, with form, by boiling, a thin paste of a flowers in her bair, with a close-fitting perfectly uniform consistence; which selvet bodice, and gauze petticoat mado paste is to be laid quite evenly on very full, and quite enough bustle to iho smooth surface of a sheet of In- keep up the interest of the ballet. H. dia paper, and is to be dried gradually, lifts up bis leg as high as he possibly