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fests the desire the liberated Africans have to la- | food and clothing. The schools for the admission letter of the date of October 1. 1826. “Coer. bour voluntarily to enable them by honest means of children born in the colony, are still progres- cion," he says, “has never been emploved in to become possessed of those luxuries which they | sively improving, and the parents evince an anx. | this colony." 'What, then. will an enlightened see their more wealthy brethren enjoying. The ious desire to avail themselves of the opportunity public think of the vagaries of Major Moody, police of the villages is administered by the libe- afforded them of obtaining useful instruction for
with which for a time we were insulted, under rated Africans ; they have given evident proof of their children."
the somewhat imposing title of the philosophy their affection for the laws as they are administer. | Thus we see, notwithstanding every disad- of labour ? Human nature is much the same ed, by the interest they show in implicitly obey
vantage under which this colony has laboured, in every quarter of the globe. Take away the ing them; and when it has been found requisite
that its peace has been updisturbed, its im- | incentives to industry, and the European will to adopt local regulations particularly affecting them, they have cheerfully conformed to them.
provement uniformly progressive, and the ha be as indolent as the African. Supply them, So very useful are the liberated Africans found in
bits of its African population industrious and and the latter will be industrious like the the rafting and catting of timber, and sawing praiseworthy. And all this has taken place in
former. boards and scantling, that many of them are re- the absence of coercion, as may be learned ceiving from four to five dollars per month, with from the statement of Sir Neil Campbell, in a
LANDSCAPE GARDENING, | metry and harmony between the baronial pa- | The open field, and where the unpierced shade
| lace itself and these its natural appendages, | Embrowned the noon-tide bowers. Then was this The garden, at first intended merely for which recommended them to the judgment as
place producing esculent vegetables, fruits, and well as the eye. The shrubs themselves were A happy rural seat of various view." flowers, began to assume another character, as artificial, inasmuch as they were either exotic, 800n as the increase of civilization tempted the
| or, if indigenous, were treated in a manner and This passage expresses exquisitely what feudal baron to step a little way out of the li
presented an appearance which was altogether | park scenery ought to be, and what it has in units of his fortifications, and permitted his high the work of cultivation. The examination of
some cases actually become; but we think the dame to come down from her seat upon the such objects furnished amusement to the mere- | quotation
h obiects furnished amusement to the mere quotation has been used to authorise conclucastle walls, so regularly assigned her by an-lly curious. information to the scientific and sions which the author never intended. Eden cient Minstrels, and tread the neighbouring pleasure at least to those who only looked at
was created by the almighty fiat, which called precincts which art had garnished for her re- | them, and passed on. Where there was little
beaven and earth into existence; and poets of lion. These gardens were defended with extent of ground, especially, what could be fit- genius much inferior, and falling far short of walls, as well for safety as for shelter; they ter for the amusement of “learned leisure,
Milton in the power of expressing their meanwere often surrounded with fosses, had the than those trim gardens," which Milton has
ing, would have avoided the solecism of reprecommand of water, and gave the disposer of represented as the chosen scene of the easy
senting Paradise as decorated with beds and the ground an opportunity to display his taste, I and unoccupied man of letters. He had there
curious knots of flowers, with which the idea of by intoducing canals, basins, and fountains, l around him the most delightful subjects of con
human labour and human care is inevitably the margins of which admitted of the highest templation, in the fruits and flowers, the
connected-an impropriety, indeed, which can architectural ornament. As art enlarged its shrubs and trees, many of them interesting
only be equalled by that of the French painter, range, and the nobles were satisfied with a | from their novelty and peculiar appearance
who gave the skin dress of our first father the display of magnificence, to atone for the and habits, inviting him to such studies as
cut of a court suit. Milton nobly conceived abriagment of their power, new ornaments lead from created things up to the Almighty that Eden, emanating directly from the Creawere successively introduced ; banqueting Creator. This sublime author, indeed, has been
tor, must possess that majestic freedom which houses were built; terraces were extended quoted, as bearing a testimony against the ar
characterizes even the less perfect works of paand connected by staircases and balustrades, tificial taste of gardening in the times when he
ture; and, in doing so, he has anticipated the of the richest forms. The result was, indeed, lived, in those well-known verses,
schemes of later improvers. But, we think it in the highest degree, artificial; but it was a
extremely dubious, that he either meant to resight beautiful in itself-a triumph of human
" Flowers worthy of Paradise which not nice art commend landscape gardening on an extenart over the elements; and, connected as these In beds and curious kpots, but Nature boon
sive scale, or to censure those "trim gardens," ornamental gardens were with splendid man- Poured out profuse on bill and dale and plain,
which he has elsewhere mentioned so affer sions of the same character, there was a sym. Both where the morning sun first warmly smole | tionately.-Quarterly Review.
THE AMERICAN COLONIZATION We have a numerous people who, though they can blood in his veins, and every other class in the . SOCIETY.
are among us, are not of us.'--Second An. Report community. The habits, the feelings, all the preof N. York Col. Soc.
judices of society--prejudices which neither reThis is at once the most impudent and the
*Among us is a growing population of strangers. finement, nor argument, nor education, nor reli. most successful hoax we ever heard of. The
* * . * It will furnish the means of granting gion itself can subdue-mark the people of colour, deception which has been practised upon the to every African exile among us, a happy home in whether bond or free, as the subjects of a degradaminds of the benevolent in this country, by the land of his fathers.' -Rev, Baxter Dickinson's the advocates of this society, has lasted so long, Sermon.
this country belongs by birth to the very lowest that it is now bigh time to inquire the causes Africa is indeed inviting her long exiled station in society, and from that station he can of the fact, and to remove them without de- children to return to her bosom.'-Circular of Rev. never rise, be his talents, his enterprise, his virtues lav. We cannot help attributing it in part to Mr. Gurley.".
what they may. ... They constitute a class by the remissness of the leading advocates of the
themselves a class out of which no individual
We shall present from the same source can be elevated, and below which none can be deabolition of slavery, in not taking more effec
on ve some more general evidence of the same in pressed.'-- African Repository, Vol. IV., pp. tual means to circulate correct information respecting the real character of the Colonization
117-119. famous and unchristian spirit.
• Here, invincible prejudices exclude them from Society—to show the sinister motives by which
“In employing the terms, white blood and the enjoyment of the society of the whites, and its members are actuated, the infamous object black blood, we are reminded of the emphatic deny them all the advantages of free men. The which they contemplate, and the consummate contradiction which the word of God supplies to bar, the pulpit, and our legislative halls are shut hypocrisy with which their designs are con- | the notion, that there is any essential difference to them by the irresistible force of public senticealed in this country, though no secret is (or between them. The Creator of all has' made of ment. No talents, however great ; no piety, howneed be) made of them in America.
| one blood all nations of men to dwell on all the ever pure and devoted; no patriotism, however We are much gratified, however, to perceive
face of the earth;' and he who practically denies ardent, can secure their admission. They conthat strenuous efforts are at length making, to
this, ‘maketh God a liar.' How admirably does stantly hear the accents and behold the triumph disabuse the minds of our countrymen, on these
the proud spirit which leads tbe white American of a liberty which here they can never enjoy.' points. A very able and convincing article has
to revolt at worshipping his Maker in the same Ib., Vol. VI., p. 17.
church with his sable fellow-christian, harmonize Is it not wise, then, for the free people of appeared in the Eclectic Review, for February,
with the apostolic exhortation, Let the same | colour and their friends to admit, what cannot which will, we doubt not, materially change mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus,' who is reasonably be doubted, that the people of colour the estimation in which American benevolence not ashamed to call us'-men of every hue, par- must, in this country, remain for ages, probably and religion are held in this part of the world; takers of the same flesh and blood- his breth- for ever, a separate and inferior caste, weighed and we pledge ourselves to omit no opportunity ren! selves to omit no opportunity | ren !' Had our Lord himseli appeared to the down by causes powerful, universal, inevitable,
Had our Lord himself appeared to the of giving publicity to facts and opinions of the American nation in the form of a servant,' with which neither legislation nor Christianity can relike character.
a skin of darker hue than their own, they would more? Let the free black in this country toil The motives by which the Colonization So- have exclaimed with one voice, ‘Crucify him.' from youth to age in the honourable pursuit of ciety are evidently actuated are, first, the most
ost “No one who is aware of the intense, the wisdom-let him store his mind with the most
"No one who is rooted aversion to the coloured population of almost savage antipathy
ation of almost savage antipathy which inspires an Ame- valuable researches of science and literature-and the states; and, secondly, a consciousness of ||
f rican towards the coloured races, will accuse us let him add to a highly gifted and cultivated in
of exaggeration. In this respect, our own West tellect, a piety pure, undefiled, and “unspotted their sympathy with the sufferings of the slaves,
Indians, with all their faults, discover a less un- from the world”-it is all nothing : he would not and concern for their emancipation; and, conquerable prejudice. It seems inherited less, be received into the very lowest walks of society. hence, they are naturally anxious for their re- indeed, from the European, than from the abori. If we were constrained to admire so uncommon a moval, in order that their victims may be left ginal Indian, between whom and the negro there being, our admiration would mingle with disgust; to their tender mercies, unprotected and un-exists a peculiar mutual repugnance, as there is because, in the physical organization of his frame, aided.
also the most extreme physical contrariety. The we meet an insurmountable barrier even to an apIn confirmation of the above remarks, we very sight of a gentleman of colour, whatever his proach to social intercourse ; and in the Egyptian will direct the notice of our readers to various wealth and intelligence, at the same dinner-table, colour which nature has stamped upon his feaparts of documents published by this Society in in the same box of a theatre, still more at the
in the same box of a theatre, still more at the tures, a principle of repulsion so strong as to for. America ; to some facts furnished in a recent same altar, would, even in this country, throw an * same altar, would, even in this country, throw an
bid the idea of a communion, e
bid the idea of a communion, either of interest or work, from the pen of Mr. Garrison, which
American into the agitation of suppressed rage of feeling, as utterly abhorrent. Whether these forms the subject of the review to which we
The well-authenticated anecdotes we have heard, | feelings are founded in reason or not, we will not
| illustrative of this fact, would be simply amusing, now inquire---perhaps, they are not. But educahave alluded, and to some brief extracts from were it not for the serious consequences of this ab- ' tion, and habit. and prejudice have so firmly the review itself.
surd prejudice. When we find such a spirit as this riveted them upon us, that they have become as With respect to the first motive which we in Christians, we may well cease to wonder at the strong as pature itself. And to expect their rehave attributed to this society, we have one haughty prejudice of the ancient Jews towards moval, or even their slightest modification, would rather curious fact to offer, supplied from the the Gentiles, which led them to resent our Savi be as idle and preposterous as to expect that we above sources. Will our readers believe that our's eating with 'publicans and sinners,' and to could reach forth our hands, and remove the the Americans in the nineteenth century are exclaim, respecting the apostle of the Gentiles, mountains from their foundations into the valleys at once so besotted, and so paltry, as to attempt Away with this fellow: he is not fit to live.' which are beneath them.'-lb., Vol. VII., pp. to get rid of the fact, that they and their colour
The conduct of the Brahmins towards the inferior | 195, 231. ed brethren belong to the same country? Let
castes finds its counterpart, in the nineteenth cen The Soodra is not further separated from the us listen for a moment to the Eclectic Review.
tury, among the philosophic republicans of Ame Brahmin, in regard to all his privileges, civil, in
rica. In proof of this, we shall transcribe a tellectual, and moral, than the negro is from the “Strange to say, every black man born in few sentences from the publications of the advo- white man, by the prejudices which result from America, is called an African. Although our cates of Colonization.
the difference made between them by the God of American brethren have so long ceased to regard •Among the twelve millions who make up our nature.'-Seventh Annual Report of Col. Soc. England as their mother country, notwithstanding census, two millions are Africans-separated from Christianity cannot do for them here, what it that they are, in language, in religion, and in the possessors of the soil by birth, by the brand of will do for them in Africa. This is not the fault many essential characteristics, Englishmen, yet, indelible ignominy, by prejudices, mutual, deep, of the coloured man, nor of the white man, nor of they persist in calling Africa the native country of incurable, by an irreconcileable diversity of interests. Chrissianity; but an ordination of Providence, a race born on their own soil, of parents born in They are aliens and outcasts ;-they are, as a body, and no more to be changed than a law of nature.' America for many generations upward ; and degraded beneath the influence of nearly all the - Fifteenth An. Rep. in representing these coloured freemen, their motives which prompt other men to enterprise, The coloured people are subject to legal disown countrymen, every inch Americans, as 'poor and almost below the sphere of virtuous affections. abilities, more or less galling and severe, in almost unfortunate exiles from their much loved Guinea Whatever may be attempted for the general im- every State of the Union. Who has not deeply or Congo! Our readers will require proof of this provement of society, their wants are untouched. regretted their late harsh expulsion from the State most palpable absurdity. The following are given Whatever may be effected for elevating the mass of Ohio, and their being forced to abandon the by Mi. Garrison as illustrative specimens : of the nation in the scale of happiness, or of in- country of their birth, which had profited by their
• At no very distant period, we should see all tellectual and moral character, their degradation labours, and to take refuge in a foreign land? the free coloured people in our land, transferred is the same,-dark, and deep, and hopeless. Be Severe regulations have been recently passed in to their own country. ******* Let us send | nevolence seems to overlook them, or struggles for Louisiana, to prevent the introduction of free them back to their native land. ****** By
their benefit in vain. Patriotism forgets them, or people of colour into the State. Wherever they returning them to their own ancient land of Africa, remembers them only with shame for what has appear, they are to be banished in 60 days. The improved in knowledge and in civilization, we re
been, and with dire forebodings for what is yet to strong opposition to a negro college in New Haven, pay the debt which has so long been due to them.' come. ... In every part of the United States, speaks, in a language not to be mistaken, the -African Repository.
there is a broad and impassable line of demarca- jealousy with which they are regarded. And tion between every man who has one drop of Afric lihere is no reason to expect that the lapse of centuries will make any change in this respect. '
A SEAMAN'S FUNERAL. always, I believe, be found to stand on as good Matthew Carey's Reflections. With us, colour is the bar. Nature has raised Very shortly after poor Jack dies. he is, antage ground, in this respect, as their fel
S low-countrymen on shore. Be this as it may, up barriers between the races, which no man, with prepared for his deep-sea grave by his mess
there can be no more attentive, or apparently a proper sense of the dignity of his species, desires to mates, who, with the assistance of the sail
reverent auditory, than assembles on the deck see surmounted.'Speeches at the formation of a maker, and in the presence of the master-at
of a ship of war, on the occasion of a shipCol. Soc. in New York, pp. 135—140. arms, sew him up in his hammock, and, hav
mate's burial. "And this in America! These are the fruits ing placed a couple of cannon shot at his
The land service for the burial of the dead, of reason and philosophy, in a republic founded
feet, they rest the body, (which now not a little on the rights of man, and glorying in the poli.
contains the following words :-"Forasmuch resembles an Egyptian mummy) on a spare tical equality of its citizens, while every sixth in
as it has pleased Almighty God, of his great grating. Some portion of the bedding and dividual is a soodra, the victim of a prejudice as
mercy, to take unto himself the soul of our clothes are always made up in the package, dear brother here departed, we therefore comsenseless, of injustice as enormous, as ever dis. graced a heathen nation. Talk of freedom, of apparently to prevent the form being too much mit his body to the ground; earth to earth, toleration, of justice, in a country where a free seen. It is then carried off, and, being placed
ashes to ashes, dust to dust; in sure and cercitizen may be expelled from his native soil, be across the after-hatchway, the union jack is
tain hope,” &c. Every one, I am sure, who cause of his complexion! Why Russia and its | thrown over all. Sometimes it is placed be
has attended the funeral of a friend--and whom autocrat appear to advantage in comparison with tween two of the guns, under the half-deck;
will not this include?-must recollect the sothis ruthless, irresponsible despotism. And, then, but generally, I think, he is laid where I have
lemnity of that stage of the ceremony, where, think of the blasphemy of making the Deity an mentioned, just abast the mainmast. I should
as the above words are pronounced, there are accomplice in this cruelty and injustice, by re- have mentioned before, that as soon as the resolving it into an ordination of Providence,' a
cast into the grave three successive portions of surgeon's ineffectual professional offices are at • law of the God of nature,' which defies the
earth, which, falling on the coffin, send up a an end, he walks to the quarter-deck, and reutmost power of Christianity, which religion can.
hollow, mournful sound, resembling no other ports to the officer on the watch that one of his not, that is, shall not subdue! How must this
that I know. In the burial service at sea, the patients has just expired. At whatever hour language of obstinate determination and defiance
part quoted above is varied in the following sound in the ears of heaven! How righteously of the day or night this occurs, the captain is
very striking and impressive manner:- Forwill the refusal to inquire whether these feelings immediately made acquainted with the circum- last
asmuch," &c.-" we therefore commit his body be founded in reason or not, whether they be con- stance.
to the deep, to be turned into corruption, sonant with justice and religion or not, be visited Next day, generally about eleven o'clock,
leven o'clock, looking for the resurrection of the body, when with a rebuke of fearful indignation! When we the bell on which the half hours are struck is
the sea shall give up her dead, and the life of read such expressions, we are forcibly reminded of tolled for the funeral; and all who choose to
the world to come,' &c. At the commencethe emphatic words of President Jefferson in re- be present assemble on the gangways, booms,
ment of this part of the service, one of the ference to slavery :- I tremble for my country, and round the mainmast, while the forepart
seamen stoops down, and disengages the flag when I reflect that God is just, and that his justice
of the quarter-deck is occupied by the officers. cannot sleep for ever.' In some ships—and, perhaps, it ought to be so
the others, at the words, “ we commit his body After these disclosures, we think our readers in all-it is made imperative on the officers
to the deep,” project the grating right into the will agree with us, that a lower tone of proand crew to attend the ceremony. If such
sea. The body being loaded with shot at one fession (if not the silence of shame) becomes attendance be a proper mark of respect to a
end, glances off the grating, plunges at once our American brethren. In spite of the numprofessional brother, as it surely is, it ought to
into the ocean, and ber of Christian ministers and professors con
be enforced, and not left to caprice. There
“ In a moment, like a drop of rain, nected with the Colonization Society, we are
He sinks into its depths with bubbling groan, unwilling to believe that it is by any means it would harass men and officers needlessly,
Without a grave, unknelled, uncoffined, and universally advocated or approved. Until, to oblige them to come on deck, for every fune
unknown.” however, it is abandoned and repented of in
ral; and, upon such occasions, the watch on dust and ashes, we trust, we shall hear less of
This part of the ceremony is rather less sodeck may be sufficient.-Or, when some dire
lemn than the correspondent part on land; their religious prosperity, and no more of their disease gets into the ship, and is cutting down
but still there is something impressive, as well “liberty and equality!"
her crew by some daily and nightly, or, it
as startling, in the sudden splash, followed by times on watch, the ceremony inust be repeat
the sound of the grating, as it is towed along ed, those only, whose turn it is to be on deck,
under the main-chains.- Captain Basil Hall's DAVID'S LOVE FOR SAUL'S DAUGHTER. need be assembled. In such fearful times,
Sketches. the funeral is generally made to follow close AWAKE, awake, my lyre !
upon the death. And tell thy master's humble tale,
ter-deck, in obedience to the summons of the Vessels intended to contain a liquid at a Sounds that gentle thoughts inspire ; Though so exalted she,
bell, the grating on which the body is placed, higher temperature than the surrouoding meAnd I so lowly be,
being lifted from the main-deck by the mess- dium, and to keep that liquid as long as posTell her such different notes make all thy harmony.
mates of the man who has died, is made to sible at the higher temperature, should be
rest across the lee-gangway. The stanchions constructed of materials which are the worst Hark how the strings awake!
for the man-ropes of the side are upshipped, radiators of heat. Thus tea-urns, and tea-pots, And tho' the moving hand approach not near,
and an opening made at the after-end of the are best adapted for their purpose, when conThemselves with awful fear
hammock-netting, sufficiently large to allow a structed of polished metal, and worst when A kind of numerous trembling make;
free passage. The body is still covered by constructed of black porcelain. A black porNow all thy forces try,
the flag already mentioned, with the feet pro- celain tea-pot is the worst conceivable material Now all thy charms apply:
jecting a little over the gunwale, while the for that vessel, for both its material and colour Revenge upon her ear the conquests of her eye! messmates of the deceased range themselves are good radiators of heat, and the liquid con
on each side. A rope, which is kept out of tained in it cools with the greatest possible Weak lyre! thy virtue sure
sight in these arrangements, is then made fast rapidity. On the other hand, a bright metal Is useless here, since thou art only found
to the grating, for a purpose which will be tea-pot is best adapted for the purpose, because To cure, and not to wound:
seen presently. When all is ready, the chap- it is the worst radiator of heat, and, therefore, And she to wound, but not to cure.
lain, if there be one on board, or, if not, the cools as slowly as possible. A polished silver Too weak, too, wilt thou prove My passion to remove
captain, or any of the officers he may direct to or brass tea-urn is better adapted to retain the Physic to other ills, thou'rt nourishment to love !
officiate, appears on the quarter-deck, and heat of the water than one of a dull brown
commences the beautiful service, which, though colour, such as is most commonly used. Sleep, sleep again, my lyre,
but too familiar to most ears, I have observed, A tin kettle retains the heat of water boiled For thou can'st never tell my humble tale
never fails to rivet the attention even of the in it, more effectually if it be kept clean and In sounds that will prevail,
rudest, and least reflecting. Of course, the polished, than if it be allowed to collect the Nor gentle thoughts in her aspire ;
bell has ceased to toll, and every one stands in smoke and soot, to which it is exposed from All thy vain mirth lay by,
silence and uncovered as the prayers are read the action of the fire. When coated with this, Bid thy strings silent lie :
Sailors, with all their looseness of habits, are its surface becomes rough and black, and is a Sleep, sleep again, my lyre, and let thy master die! well disposed to be sincerely religious; and powerful radiator of heat.-Dr. Lardner's Trea
Cowley. | when they have fair play given them, they will rise on Heat.
MEDICINE OF NATURE. should have died from fatigue : the second he | Edited by the late WILLIAM GREENYIELD, Superintend
ant of the Editorial department of the British and Foreign was less fatigued, and slept better: in eight Bible Society. It becomes us, before we decree the honours
days he recovered all his strength. Zadig then of a cure to a favourite medicine, carefully and
THE PSALMS, Metrically and Historicalls said to him, “There is no such thing in nature 1 Arranged. Stereotype Edition, 4s. 6d. candidly to ascertain the exact circumstances
The only book in the English language of its size, in under which it is exhibited, or we shall rapidly
type, that contains a book of the Bible, accumulate examples of the fallacies to which I been temperate, and hast therefore recovered thu health !"" But the medical practitioner may
Sold by S. Bagster, Paternoster Row ; Darton, Holour art is exposed. What has been more
born; Fry, Houndsditch ; Arch, Cornhill; Darton and perhaps receive more satisfaction from a
Co., Gracechurch Street; and all otber Booksellers in common than to attribute to the efficacy of a
modern illustration ; if so, the following anec town and country. mineral water those fortunate changes of con
| dote, related by Sydenham, may not be unstitution that have entirely, or in great mea
BRITISH COLLEGE OF HEALTH, KING'S acceptable. This great physician having long sure, arisen from salubrity of situation, hilarity attended a gentleman of fortune with little
CROSS, NEW ROAD, LONDON. of mind, exercise of body, and regularity of habits, which have incidentally accompanied ied or no advantage, frankly avowed his inability
MORISON'S UNIVERSAL VEGETABLE | to render him any further service, adding, at its potation. Thus the celebrated John Wesley, the same time, that there was a physician of
MEDICINE. while he commemorates the triumph of “sulthe name of Robinson, at Inverness, who had
CURE OF CHOLERA. phur and supplication" over his bodily indistinguished himself by the performance of
To Mr. Mason, Agent for Staffordshire. firmity, forgets to appreciate the resuscitating
SIR.-For the benefit of my fellow-sufferers I lay before many remarkable cures of the same complaint
you, and for the acceptance of Mr. Morison and the British influence of four months' repose from his
as that under which his patient laboured, and College of Health, a statement of my case and cure, from apostolic labours; and such is the disposition expressing a conviction that, if he applied to
the use of the Universal Medicines only. About the 1st of of the human mind to place confidence in the
August I was taken suddenly ill, with alarming symptoms him, he would come back cured. This was too of the disease called cholera. I lay in bed five days, in exoperation of mysterious agents, that we find
trenie torture, from constant retchings and cramps, from him more disposed to attribute his cure to a
which I had no hope of alleviation, so many were carried gentleman received from Sydenham a state
off by the complaint all around me. Finding no relief brown paper plaister of egg and brimstone, ge
from any other quarter, I was induced by your agent, than to Dr. Fothergill's salutary prescription of
Mr. Round, of Tipton.) to try Morison's Pills, which, by introduction, and proceeded without delay to country air, rest, asses' milk, and horse-exer
the blessing of God, and the use of strong doses, carried cise. The ancient physicians duly appreciated to the place in question.
off the acrimonious humours, which I have now every On arriving at Inver
reason to believe is all that is required, and restored me the influence of such agents; their temples,
to health in eight days. Strongly recommending the genelike our watering-places, were the resort of
é of Dr. Robinson, he found, to his utter dismay
ral adoption of this sure remerly, those whom medicine could not cure, and we
I am, Sir, most respectfully yours, and disappointment, that there was no phyare expressly told by Plutarch that these temsician of that name, nor ever had been in
Casal Side, Tipton Green, Sept. 12, 1822. ples, especially that of Esculapius, were erected the memory of any person there. The gen
CAUTION TO THE PUBLIC. tleman returned, vowing eternal hostility to on elevated spots, with the most congenial the peace of Sydenham; and, on his arrival at
MORISON'S UNIVERSAL MEDICINES aspects; a circumstance which, when aided
having superseded the use of almost all the Patent Me.
dicines wbich the wholesale venders have foisted upon by the invigorating effects of hope, by the
the credulity of the searchers after health, for so many having been sent on a journey of so many hundiversions which the patient experienced in his journey, and perhaps by the exercise to which
years, the town druggists and chemists, not able to establish dred miles for no purpose. “Well," replies
a fair fame on the invention of any plausible means of Sydenham, “are you better in health ?” competition, have plunged into the mean expedient of pufr. he had been unaccustomed, certainly performed
ing up a “Dr. Morrison" (observe the subterfuge of the many cures.
“Yes, I am now quite well; but no thanks to It follows, then, that in the re
donble r), a being who never existed, as prescribing a | you."-"No," says Sydenham, “but you may commendation of a watering-place, something
“ Vegetable Universal Pill, No. 1 and 2," for the express
purpose (by means of this forged imposition upon the pub. thank Dr. Robinson for curing you. I wished more than the composition of a mineral spring
lic), of deteriorating the estimation of the “UNIVERSAL is to direct our choice. The chemist will tell to send you a journey with some object of in
MEDICINES" of the " BRITISH COLLEGE OP
HEALTH." terest in view : I knew it would be of service us, that the springs of Hampstead and Islington
KNOW ALL Men, then, that this attempted delusion to you. In going, you had Dr. Robinson and rival those of Tunbridge and Malvern; that
must fall under the fact, that (however specions the prethe waters of Bagnigge Wells, as a chalybeate his wonderful cures in contemplation ; and,
tence), none can be held genuine by the College but those
which have “Morison's Universal Medicines" impressed in returning, you were equally engaged in purgative, might supersede those of Chelten
upon the Government Stamp attached to cach box and ham and Scarborough; and that an invalid | thinking of scolding me.”---Paris's Pharmaco
packet, to counterfeit which is felony by the laws of the would frequent the spring in the vicinity of logia.
land. the Dog and Duck, in St. George's Fields, with
The “ Vegetable Universal Medicines" are to be had at
the College, New Road, King's Cross, London; at the as inuch advantage as the celebrated Spa at
Surrey Branch, 96, Great Surrey-street; Mr. Field's, 16, AirLeamington; but the physician is well aware
street, Quadrant ; Mr. Chappell's, Royal Exchange; Mr. that, by the adoption of such advice, he would
Walker's, Lamb's conduit-passage, Red-lion-square: Mr.
J. Loft's, Mile-end-road; Mr. Bennett's, Covent-gardendeprive his patient of those most powerful
market: Mr. Havdon's, Fleur-de-lis-court, Norton-falgate : auxiliaries to which I have alluded, and, above Such princes as tyrannize over the consciences
Mr. Haslet's, 147, Ratclifte-highway; Messrs. Norbury's,
Brentford ; Mrs. Stepping, Clare-market; Messrs. Salmon, all, lose the advantage of the medicina mentis. of men attack the throne of the Supreme Being, Little Bell-alley; Miss Varai's, 24, Lucas-street, CommerOn the other hand, the recommendation of and frequently lose the earth by interfering too
cial-road; Mrs. Beech's, 7, Sloane-square, Chelsca; Mrs.
Chapple's, Royal Library, Pall-mall; Mrs. Pippen's, 18. change of air and habits will rarely inspire much with hearen.-MAXIMILIAN II.
Wingrove-place, Clerkenwell; Miss C. Atkinson, 19, New confidence, unless it be associated with some The senses, like the sun. open the surface of Trinity-grounds, Deptford ; Mr. Taylor, Hanwell; Mr. medicinal treatment--a truth which it is more the terrestrial globe, but close and seal up that of
Kirtlam, 4, Bolingbroke-row, Walworth; Mr. Payne, 64,
Jermyn-street; Mr. Howard, at Mr. Wood's, hairdresser, easy and satisfactory to elucidate and enforce the celestial.--Lord Bacon.
Richmond ; Mr. Meyar, 3, May's-buildings, Blackheath; by examples than by precept. Let the follow- The great chain of causes which link one to
Mr. Grifliths, Wood-wharf, Greenwich ; Mr. Pitt, 1, Corning story by Voltaire serve as an illustration. another to the throne of God himself can never be
wall-road, Lambeth; Mr. J. Dobson, 35, Craven-street,
Strand; Mr. Oliver, Bridge-street, Vauxhall; Mr. J. “ Ogul, a voluptuary, who could be managed unravelled by any industry of ours. When we go
Monck, Bexley Heath; Mr. T. Stokes, 12, St. Ronan's, but with difficulty by his physician, on finding but one step beyond the immediate sensible quali.
Deptford; Mr. Cowell, 22, Terrace, Pimlico; Mr. Parfitt,
96, Edgware-road; Mr. Hart, Portsmouth-place, Kenninghimself extremely ill from indolence and in- | ties of things, we go out of our depth; all we do ton-lanc ; Mr. Charlesworth, grocer, 124, Shoreditch; Mr. temperance, requested advice. 'Eat a Basilisk, after is but a faint struggle, that shows us we are R. G. Bower, grocer, 22, Brick-lane, St. Luke's; Mr. S.
J. Avila, pawnbroker, opposite the church, Hackney; Mr stewed in rose-water,' replied the physician. in an element which does not belong to us.--
J. S. Briggs, 1, Brunswick-place, Stoke Newington; Mr. In vain did the slaves search for a Basilisk, / BURKE.
T. Gardner, 95, Wood-street, Cheapside, and 9, Nortonuntil they met with Zadig, who, approaching I sle who diffuses the most happiness, and miti.
falgate : Mr. J. Williamson, 15, Seabright-place, Hackney
road: Mr. J. Osborn, Wells-street, Hackney road, and Ogul, exclaimed, “Behold that which thou gates the most distress, within his own circle, is
Homerton; Mr. H. Cox, grocer, 16, Union-street, Bishopedesirest. But, my lord,' continued he, “it is undoubtedly the best friend to his country and the gate-street Mr. T. Walter, cheesemonger, 67, Hoxton Old
Town; and at one agent's in every principal town in Great not to be eaten; all its virtues must enter world, since nothing more is necessary than for
Britain, the Islands of Guernsey and Malta; and thronghthrough thy pores; I have, therefore, enclosed | all men to imitate his conduct, to make the great.
out the whole of the United States of America. it in a little ball, blown up, and covered with est part of the misery of the world cease in a mo N. B. The College will not be answerable for the con
sequences of any medicines sold by any chymist or draggist. a fine skin: thou must strike this ball with all ment.--ROBERT HALL.
as none such are allowed to sell the “ Universal Medithy might, and I must strike it back again,
Kings rule by their laws as God does by the cines." for a considerable time, and by observing this
ervind this laws of nature, and ought as rarely to put in use regimen, and taking no other drink than rose
their supreme prerogative as God doth his power water for a few days, thou wilt see and ac
Printed by J. Haddon and Co.; and Published of working miracles. --JAMES I.
by J. Crisp, at No. 27, Ivy Lane, Patornoster knowledge the effect of my art.' The first
Row, where all Advertisements and Communiday Ogul was out of breath, and thought he
cations for the Editor are to be addressed.
" There is a tomb in Arqua ;-reared in air, “ They keep his dust in Arqua, where he died ; ' “ And the soft quiet hamlet where he dwelt, Pillar'd in their sarcophagus, repose
The mountain-village where his latter days Is one of that complexion, which seems made The bones of Laura's lover : here repair
Went down the vale of years; and 'tis their For those who their mortality have felt, Many familiar with his well-sung woes,
And sought a refuge from their hopes decay'd The pilgrims of his genius. He rose
An honest pride-and let it be their praise, In the deep umbrage of a green hill's shade, To raise a language, and his land reclaim To offer to the passing stranger's gaze
Which shows a distant prospect far away, From the dull yoke of her barbaric foes :
His mansion and his sepulchre ; both plain Of busy cities, now in vain display'd, Watering the tree which bears his lady's pame And venerably simple, such as raise
For they can lure no further; and the ray With his melodious tears, he gave himself to A feeling more accordant with his strain I of a bright sun can make sufficient holiday." fame. | Than if a pyramid form'd his monumental fane.