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Our roof-all Heaven! My beantsul, my bread of sorrow to eat; my confidence; own!

lay me in the cold hụt of poverty, Nerer did said more gladly glide to port and on the thorny bed of disease; set: Then I to thee! my anchor is thy faith, death before me iu all its terrors do; And in thine eyes my haren.-Bulwer. all this wouly let me trust in my Sa

viour, and “pillow my head

on the INFIDELITY.- It is amidst trials and bosom pf Omnipotęuce," and I will SOITows that infidelity appears in its just "fear no evil," = will rise superior est and most frightful 'aspect, When to affliction, I will " rejoice in my subjected to the multifarioùs ills which tribụlution." Bui let in fidelity inter. flesh is beir to, what is there to up poşe ylpeen God and my soul, and bold our spirit but the discoveries and draw its impenetrable reil over a futhe prospecựs that are unfolded to ture state of existence, and limit all us by rerclation ? Whại, for this pur. Dy trụst to the creatures of a day, pose, can be compared with the belief avd all my expectations to a few years ihat eợery thing here below is under certain as they are short ; and how the managemeţit of infinite wisdom and shall I bear up with fortitude or with goodness, and that there is an immur. cheerfulpess, under the burden of tality of bliss awaiting lis in another distress. Or wþere shall I find one word? If this copviction be taken to drop of consolation to put into the way, what is it that we cau have re- þitter draught which ḥas been given course to, on which the mind may pa. me to driuk? I look over the whole tiently and safely repose in the sea. fange of this wilderness in which I son of adversity? where is the balm dwell, but I see nnt one covert from which may apply with effect to my the storm nor one leaf for the heal. wounded heart, after I have rejected iög of my soul, nor one cup of cold the aid of the Almighty Physician? water to refresh me in the weariness Impose upon me whatever hardships and the faintings of my pilgrimage.-you please; give me nothing but the Andrew Thumsun.

Extracts from Periodicals.

PROGRESS or SOUTH AUSTRALIA ! - transformed from a ralueless wilder“ Four years ago, the wild silence ness into a bustling aud thriving town of the shores of South Australia was of seven hundred houses, the site of only broken by the occasional scream which is worth from £100 10 £1,500 of the gaudy-plumaged parrots in the per acre, and are joined by a bridge woods, the flocks of wild fowl in the lit with lumps. Scarcely a strip lad creeks, or the gentle ripple in the broob. been then seen 10 cleave the waters The very few palives,-- who had picked of the South Australian gut. Nineup a scanty and miserable subsistence 11.seven ships of 21,232 tons burden on the gleanings of that beantiful colin, entered the colony in 1838; and even try,-wbose simple winds were scarcely a greater puwber, ninety-nine ships more iptelligent than the kangaroos of 21,109 tonnage, were counte. at which their forefathers hud laughi them Port Adelaide within the firisl si,e months to chuse, or the half-savage dogs with of 1839. The powerful agencies that which they hunted,-exulting and lux- British enterprise is capable of pul. uriating in the enjoyment of mere ani. tina in operation, are visible in the mal existence,-had scarcely seen the 68,600 sheep which are now extractface of a white man, or deemed that ing lealth divnu the pastures; the 6,250 such existed, much less that while men cuws mud (Xen, and 520 horses which could ever be expected to come amongst are now snjplying food and labour to them. At the moment at which we the enterprising settlers, who are exwrite, at least 15,000 wbite prople ploring every crevice and cranny of bare taken possession of their country. the country. Nearly all the circum.' The banks of the Torrens have Leen stances before quoted from the chru:

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nology of New South Wales hare long solitary conscquence. The changes since taken place in South Australia. irhich have been effected in swiely big A church, a Wesleyan and other chapels, such causes, are indeed infinite; and three newspapers (two, at least, con. it cannot be doubted that these hard ducted with considerable calent), a well. exerted, and still exert, á collateral in. organized police force, a mechanics' fluence over the democratic impulse institution and reading room, courts of itself; sometimes directly assisting in quarter.sessions, petty sessions of the its extention and increase, and somemagistracy, courts for the recorers of times modifying and even moderating debts under £20, a supreme court for its activity: civil and criıninal trials by grand and There is nothing connected with this petit juries, a coroner, a iparket, races, sentiment more remarkable than iqs public balls, and public meetings, – total absence among the nations spread are advantages which the South Aus. over large regions of the earth, and this tralians have been fortonate enough too during long series of ages. As far to enjoy already; and it speaks much as history records, the idea of self. for their liberality and inteliigence, government seems scarcely lu have been that within four days vo lesy a suun conceired, till it arose in the bosoins than £1,000 was raised by subscrip. of the Greeks: 01111 our author has tion for the foundation of a college justly stated, that the very term de. which should provide first-rate educa- mocracy, as applied to the republics tivu, and thus supersede the necessity of Gireece and of Rome, was a misno. of sending the childreu from India to

mer; the pervading spirit being exclusive Great Britain for that purpose.” Fur: and aristocratic, and the majority of the Quarterly Keriew.

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a consequent creation and dissemination be put in action as soon as possible

of a new species of wealth, distinct from after being taken out of the press:- Me. that resulting from landed property, and chimic's Magazine.

subjected to their laws. Concurrently

with these canses, we discover the great The tendency of mankind to desire Christian principle of the equality of a free governinent, like any other phe. all men before God, awkening nes nomenon), is not self-begotlen. It has thoughts; while by establishing in sonot started spontaneousy into being, ciety a corporate body, from which no but has been gradually developed dar. temporal rank, bowever humble, was ing many centuries, by a series of excluded, and which ruled by a supecauses, of which that feeling is not a riority of knowledge, it promoted the 96! Sundries*.

domination of moral ideas, fostered a M. de Tocqueville's lucubrations. Tho lore of justice, and popularized those philosophy of history in tracing the general conceptions, which are at once the series of these complicated events, disinspiration and the guarantees of free covers the closest connexion between government. Sabsequently, in the order the progress of the abovementioned of time, came the discovery of the New causes, and the progress ot liberty. The World, the invention of printing, and, history of liberty, and the history of its first-born offspring, the Reforuiation civilization, are indeed one; and the in Religion ; to which, as to its most imputed democratic spirit of the age proximate cause, must be assigned the is but the summing up, into one point, developement of that more sublimated of the particular desires and instincts democratic spirit, which distinguishes awakened under the several conditions the modern from the ancient world, by which civilization exists. Atheneum and which is the immediate theme of

THE TRADE OF CEYLON.

(From the Ceylon Government Gazette.)

Goods imported into the Port of Colombo during the quarter ending

10th October, 1840.

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• Arms, Apparel, Books, Cutlery, Gunnies, Provisions, Perfumery, Saddlery,

Spirits, Sugar, &c. &c.

Goods exported from the Port of Colombo during the quarter ending

10th October 1840.

Articles to Great Britain

British Possess

For:

Possess.

Total.

22210

116

Arrack..... :£

1897 | 41 41 242 49 1,897| 414 Arreka puts.

2,782 6 3

3,02410 Cinnamon. 4,6-17 11:36

169 4,071 196 Coffee. 16,067 118 7 438 111

16,52:19 2 Coconut Oil.. 7,801 1210 19 14

7,82: 7 Bullion..

969

2,615 / 7.4 2,028 107 7191 5,362 1811 Total-£ 31,132 12 3 8,136 2 3 1,200 4 9 40,46819 3 • Coir Rope, Cocounuts, Gunnies, Horns, Rico, Precious Stones, &c. &c.

STATE OF THERMOMETER AND WEATHER AT OOPEWELLE,

NOVEMBER --DECEMBER 1810.
ELEVATION 2,900 FEET ABOVE THE SEA.

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Heavy rain all day.
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Bright moving, heavy showers and clouds a. M.
Fine clear mornivg, rain commenced at 3 P.m.
Clear bright morning, rain commenced 2 P.n.
Dark morning, rain all afternoon.
Cloudy morning, very heavy rain all day,
High wind 4 1.M. cloudy and rainy all day.
Cloudy morning with showers, fine A.M.
Bright morning, fine clear day, light breeze.
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