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jentleman he go along with me, and he say mo PARLIAMENTARY CANDIDATES. -" Where you go, sare?” so I say “I go to my 1 -The Agency Anti-Slavery Committee are ready

logement" (what you call lodging); and so to receive the opinions of Parliamentary Candidates on “ Fiat justitia ruat cælum."

then the jentlemen he say “he go along with the abolition of Colonial Slavery, before the 5th of me;" and I say “You not go along with me,

October, when the schedules will be made up for the TO THE EDITOR OF THE TOURIST. sare; I go down the street that way;" and the

fifth number of “THE TOURIST,” and the Provincial SIR : Should you think this worthy a corner jentleman he say “he go that way too!” He By order of the Committee of the Agency Anti-Slavery in your valuable “TOURIST,” it is at your look very mush like a jentleman, so we go to my Society.

JOHN CRISP, Secretary. service. logement; and the jentleman say to me " you

18, Åldermanbury, Oct. 4. Some years ago, I had occasion to visit a take your tea, sare ?" and I say “Yes, sare." Where may be had the following short papers,

at 48. per 1000. friend, not a hundred miles froin Weybridge; So the jentleman say “ he always take tea with and staying over the Sabbath, of course went to his friend when he dine with his friend." Then

1. « A few plain Questions to Plain Men." church. The officiating clergyman was newly I did tell my landlady to bring up my tea and

- 2. “ Common Sense against Colonial Logic.”

3. “ Citizens and Fellow Countrymen." appointed to the living; and such was his love my bread and buttare. So the jentleman he eat

4. “ On Pledges from Parliamentary Candidates." of pedantry, that, to use a clerical phrase, not | all my tea and drink all my bread and buttare ; - 5. “ Taxation in aid of Slavery the Worst of all one tithe part of his congregation could under-, and so I say “Now, sare, you go away, sare :"

tyranny.stand his discourse; the consequence of which but the jentleman say “He always take his sup - 6. “ Why and Because applied to Negro Slavery."

“ £1,000,000!!!- Electors of the United King. was, a vestry was called, a petition to him agreed pare with his friend, when he dine and drink tea

dom, to, requesting he would in future clothe his lan- with his friend." So I did tell to the landlady

- 8.“ A Scene in Real Life." guage in a more homely way. To the best of “Madame, you bring my suppare.” So the my recollection present you with a verbatim jentleman he eat all my suppare; but he look

Now ready, Part I. of the report of his apology! “Worthy and beloved very mush like a jentleman, and he tell me “I hearers ; my oral documents having been re- one dam good fellow:"—then I say to him “Now,

W ORKS of the late MR. LIVERSEEGE;

Containing «The Weekly Register." "The cently the subject of your vituperation, from sare, you go away ;' but the jentleman say “he

Inquiry," and "Captain Macheath, beautifully engraved their incompatability with your mental endow- always sleep with his friend when he dine and I by Giller, Quilley, and Ward. Prints, 108, 6d.: Proofs. ments, I hope and trust it will not be deemed andrink tea and sup with his friend;" and I say | £1 )s.; separate Prints, 5s. instance of vain eloquence or supererogation, if “Sare, I have but one bed for myself where I do London: Moon, Boys, and Graves, 6, Pall-mall; and

J. C. Grundy, Manchester. I laconically promulgate, that avoiding all sylo- sleep;" and the jentleman say "he sleep there

Also, just published, gistical or hypothetical allusions, all parabolical too,” and he look so mush like a jentleman, only

LADY PEEL. Painted by Sir Thomas Lawrence, or hyperbolical extenuations or exagerations, my he have no hair on the top of his head, and a exquisitely engraved by Samuel Cousins. Prints, 128.; future thesis and hypothesis, whether logical, little bit of shirt out of his elbow, and a big hole little bit of shirt out of his elbow, and a big hol

Proofs, £l 1s. ; India Proofs, £l lls, 6d,; before Let. physical, methaphysicai, political, or polemical, in his toe. So the jentleman he go up into my / ters, E2 28. shall, definitively and catagorically, be assimilated bed-room and he stand against the wall, and then with, and rendered congenial to, the cerebums, | I say to him “Sare, you pull off your coat, sare ;"

BOOKS. caputs and sensoriums of you, my respectable and but the jentleman say “he no pull off his coat intelligent congregation. Yours, respectfully, when he sleep with his friend;" and I say “Sare, I

0; Just published, in three vols. post 8vo. price 24s. boards, B.C. you not sleep with me with your coat on, sare." So the jentleman he pull off his coat, but he THE DOUBLE TRIAL:'or, The Conse.

1 have no shirt on his back, only little bit that

quences of an Irish Clearing. THE GENTLEMAN.

A Tale of the prehang out at his elbw, but he look very mush like

sent Day. TO THE EDITOR OF THE “ TOURIST." a jentleman : and then I say “Sare, you pull “ If this very excellent work has the success it so fully

deserves, it will have many readers, who cannot fail to find Sare : I am a Frenchman :--my name is Victor | off your boot ;” but he say “he never pull off" |

in its pages something more valuable than mere amuseGross-Ane, which I find in your Johnson Dic- his boot when he sleep with his friend.” Then

ment."-(Imperial Magazine.) tionary means Big-ass, but what that means I l I get into one grand passion, and I say “you no

«. The Double Trial' leads to an acquaintance with do not know at all. I did come to London last sleep with me, sare, with your black boot on, most of the topics which engage the attention at the week by the steam-boat, and was set down at the sare " So the jentleman-he look so mush like present critical period, and not only the desultory reader,

but the politician, the divine, the lawyer, and the philo. Tower by a waterman; he put me in his skull, a jentleman, only he have big hole in his toe-he.

sopher, may peruse this well-written work to much pur. which was empty ;-he cheat me, but he say it I pull off his boots, and HE HAVE NO STOCKING ON!

pose, as it conveys instruction on points which are become was fare, then laugh at me and say he smoke

Then I give him one great blow of his nose, and intensely interesting to every member of the community." me! no occasion - your street full of smoke.

I call him one dam good rascal, and I kick him -(Cheltenham Journal.) . Well- go to the Post Office, and I ask the down stairs !

Published by Smith, Elder and Co. Cornhill, postage man for one letter for Mr. Big-Ass ;-I

This is to give you notice of what I suffare for speak English very well, you see! But what do one person that look very mush like a jentleman ; THE PENNY NATIONAL LIBRARY. you tink? the postage man tell me I one Jack-ass

and I shall thank you to tell me, sare, what is a PARTS I. of the following STANDARD WORKS to ask for my letter! then I get in one rage, English Gentleman?

of EDUCATION and ENTERTAINMENT, price FourI have the honour, Sare, to be

pence each, in a NEAT WRAPPER; also, in Weekly and I lift my stick, and I hit him one blow, only

Numbers, price One Penny each, viz. he not let me. I

Your Servant, very humble,

PENNY SHAKESPEARE
VICTOR GROSS. ANE.

| PENNY LAW LIBRARY Then, after I bid him de good bye, I go into a

PENNY STANDARD WORKS | PENNY UNIVERSAL BIOGRAcoffy-house in the Strand; and now I tell you

OP FICTION

PHY one great big story, upon my soul I tell you the INVERTING Trees. In the course of ascer PENNY GRAMMAR AND Dic PENNY ANCIENT HISTORY truth! I ask to the vaiter, and I say-you vaiter taining how far a circulation of sap is carried

TIONARY

PENNY HISTORY OF ENG.

PENNY GEOGRAPHY AND LAND. -you garçon--you bring me my bif-stek and on in trees, some interesting facts have been

GAZETTEER my portare. So the vaiter bring it me, and at determined by Mr. Knight and others with re. that one moment there came one person ;-he gard to the effect of inverting stems, or, in other

Office, 113, Strand. Agents throughout the Kingdom. have very big hat on his head, and one cigar in words, of planting the superior part of the stem, his mouth, and he sit himself down vis-a-vis de and thus converting it into a root. If the stem

Now ready, neatly bound in cloth, price Is. 6d. each moi, that means opposite to me: and so he say to l of a plum or cherry tree

volume, and in weekly numbers, price 2d, e; and so he say to | of a plum or cherry tree, which is not too thick. I. me-"Sare, you dine, sare?" and I say to himbe bent, and the top be put under ground, while

MAE TALISMAN: A rich and rare col. "Yes, sare ;” and he say “ Sare, I dine along the roots are gradually detached, in proportion

1 lection of Original and Select MAGIC TALES,

&c. of the most intense interest; being highly calculated with you, sare," and I say “ Ver-well, sare ;” as the former top of the stem becomes firmly to Instruct and Amuse both Young and oid. Embeland the vaiter say he looks very mush like jen- fixed in the soil the branches of the root will lished with Plates. tleman,” only he have no hair on the top of his shoot forth leaves and flowers, and in due time

Published by G. Cowie, 312, Strand. head, and little bit of shirt at his elbow, and a will produce fruit. great hole in his toe. So the jentleman he eat FREQUENT DRINKING.-Labourers in the fields. all my portare and drink all my bif-stek, and I in hot weather, who are always drinking and

O R A L S O N G S. tell ihe vaiter to bring me some more portare and yet always dry, would do well to try Major Den

Words by Composed by S. d. more bif-stek, and the jentleman eat more than ham's plan, instead of pouring down their throats The Weather Glass...... W. F. Collard...J. Clifton... 1 6 half my dinner because he say he very hungry, such quantities of beer and cyder, the money ex 'Tis a sweet thing to ditto.

....ditto...... 16 but he look very mush like a jentleman; and then pended in which would obtain for thema nourish

while away ........... *****

The Nightingale ..................ditto ............ditto...... 1 6 we did both read the newspaper, which very ing mealof beefor mutton For health and strength

The Swan ............................ditto ..... ...ditto...... I 6 much surprize me, for the newspaper, he say, I in regard to drink, the half is better than the whole. 1 The dear delights of Duty......ditto .....

.ditto...... 16 one Englishman equal to three Frenchmani | Frequent drinking after the sun has risen, Then of goodness, 02 Begar that astonish me very much, and account should always be avoided ; it causes the same

never delay the hour.f ...ditto ............ditto...... 16

The Wand'ring Minstrel......ditto ............ditto...... 1 for the jentleman eating three times as much as sickness, drooping, and thirst in the animal, that O the Eye that's bright.........ditto .............ditto....... 1 6 I did!

may be observed in the vegetable kingdom. The pure Heart's cheer-) ......ditto ............ditto....... 1 6 When I had done with the newspaper, in Plants may be completely saturated with water

ful smile..................3

Awake, O Sleeper ...............ditto .... which I find great deal of nonsense about Whig at night, and will preserve their freshness through

.....ditto...... 1 6

The Sensitive Plant ....... .....ditto.... .....ditto...... and Tory, I say to the jentleman—" Now, sare, the whole of the following day, though exposed

My pretty Anne, good night...ditto ............ditto...... you pay for your dinner ;' but the jenüleman he to the sun; but if slightly watered in the morn

| Published by Collard and Collard (late Clernenti and Co.), stare at me, and smoke his cigar very fast, and ing, how different is their appearance! So it

26, Cheapside. he say " he never pay the dinner when he dine is with man. During the whole of our desart with his friend." So I hold up my two hands in travelling, on going to rest, I always drank one grand astonishment, when he call me his freely, seldom venturing to put the cup again to Printed and Published by J. CRISP, at No. 13, friend, for I never did see him in all my lives my lips till the following night; yet I suffered , Wellington-street, Strand, where a ll Advertisebefore; but he look so mush like a jentleman that less from the heat and thirst than my compa- ments and Communications for the Editor are I pay to the vaiter, and I go to the door, and the nions, who usually drank during the day.

to be addressed.

OR,

Sketch Book of the Times.

“I pencilled things I saw, and profited by things I heard.”—LETTER OF A WALKING GENTLEMAN.

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THE above description of initiation into the aspirant. After entering the grand vesti. | Stolæus: “It was a rude and fearful march Eleusinian mysteries will give the reader 1 bule of the mystic shrine, he was led by the through night and darkness. Presently some faint idea of the Persian and Indian hierophant, amidst surrounding darkness the ground began to rock beneath his feet, mysteries, of which the former were pro and incumbent horrors, through all the ex- | the whole temple trembled, and strange and bably the copy.

| tended ailes, winding avenues, and gloomy dreadful voices were heard through the midNothing can be conceived more solemn / adyta. The Metempsychosis was one of the night silence. To these succeeded other than the rites of initiation into the greater | leading principia taught in those temples, louder and more terrific noises, resembling mysteries, as described by Apuleius and | and this first stage was intended to represent thunder ; while quick and vivid flashes of Dion Chrysostome, who had both gone the toilsome wanderings of the benighted | lightning darted through the cavern, disthrough the awful ceremony : nothing more l'soul through the mazes of vice and error playing to his view many ghastly sights and tremendous and appalling than the scenery before initiation; or in the words of an hideous spectres, emblematical of the varie exhibited before the eyes of the terrified l ancient writer quoted by Warburton from ous vices, diseases, infirmities, and ca lami

ties, incident in that state of terrestrial bond--Because ignorance maintains the upper- I plonghed up for winter fallows : and, unless age from which his struggling soul was now hand, and the blessings even of elementary i

the weather be very wet, the wheat sowing going to emerge, as well as of the horrors education are withheld from the islanders. |

All the sandal-wood has been felled, and the is completed, to which we are to owe our and penal torments of the guilty in a future state. At this period, all the pageants of

only source of their former prosperity being next abundant harvest. Forest and fruit

therefore gone, the poor “creatures have trees, too, are now planted; and the farmer vulgar idolatry, all the train of gods, su

scarcely been fainiliarized with the wants of a is as busy in his useful and manly labours, pernal and infernal, passed in awful succes- civilized state of being before the means of as the “ sportsman" is, in his useless and sion before him, and a hymn, called the satisfying them have disappeared. Metals are l unmanly torturing of timid beasts, and Theology of Idols, recounting the genealogy found in the Sandwich Islands, and pieces of her

| beautiful and harmless birds. and functions of each, was sung: afterwards, molten gold have been collected in Owyhee, and the whole fabulous detail was solemnly re

silver and copper in O-a-hu; nothing certain,

however, is known as to their existence in any canted by the mystagogue; a divine hymn abundance. The religious and political state of

ORACLE OF ORIGINS.-No. IV. in honour of ETERNAL AND IMMUTABLE

the Sandwich Islands, at the present day, is TRUTH was chanted, and the profounder wretched indeed, and originates in a most de.

DEODANDS—In our customs, is a thing mysteries commenced. “And now, arrived plorable occurrence. After the death of the given or forfeited, as it were to God, for the on the verge of death and initiation, every | celebrated governor, Karaimoku, (better known pacification of his wrath in case of a misadthing wears a dreadful aspect; it is all hor- by the name of William Pitt), bis brother venture, whereby a Christian soul comes to a ror Frembling, and astonishment." An icy | Boli, who accompanied Riho-Riho to England, | violent end, without the fault of any reasonchilliness seizes his limbs ; a copious dew, became prime minister in (-a-hu. This

able creature. If a horse strikes its keeper individual protected the young king as well like the damp of real death, bathes his

and kills him—if a man driving a cart, fålls against the power of the Eri-tribe as the intemples; he staggers, and his faculties begin trigues of the missionaries. It is now about

so as the cart wheel runs over him, and to fail : when the scene is of a sudden fourteen months since he set sail for the new

presses him to death-if one, by felling a changed, and the doors of the interior and Hebrides in the brig Tameahamea, for which the tree, and giving warning to the standers by splendidly-illuminated temple are thrown king paid 40,000 hard dollars, besides a quan to look to themselves, yet a man is killed by wide open. A“miraculous and divine light tity of' sandalwood. He took about 360 Indian the fall thereof,—in the first place, the discloses itself and shining plains and warriors with him, apparently with the view | horse ; in the second, the cart wheel, cart,

hefore of making descents and conquering new terri. and horses ; and in the third, the tree, is him." Arrived at the bourn of mortality, | tories. The vessel disappeared, -not a word

Deodandus, to be given to God,” that is to has been heard of her fate; and the conse. after having trod the gloomy threshold of quence has been, that Kuakini, who brought bis

the king, to be distributed to the poor by his Proserpine, I passed rapidly through all the own followers with him from (wybee, con

almoner, for expiation of this dreadful event, surrounding elements; and, at deep mid spiring with his sister, the dowager queen-though erected by

though effected by irrational, nay, senseless night, beheld the sun shining in meridian mother, now reigns paramount in these islands. and deadly creatures. splendour. The clouds of mental error, and The young monarch observed to me himself Omnia quwe movent ad mortum sunt deodando. the shades of real darkness being now alike one evening, Things will be quite changed “ What moves to death, or kills him dead, dissipated, both the soul and the body of again when Boli comes back.'- But Boli will 18 deodand and forfeited." the initiated experienced a delightful vicis. " orienced a delightful viris never come back.”

This law seems to be an imitation of that in situde; and, while the latter, purified with

Exodus, chap. 21, “ If an ox gore a man or lustrations, bounded in a blaze of glory, the

OCTOBER.

woman with his horns, so that they die, he former dissolved in a tide of overwhelming

shall be stoned to death, and his flesh not to transport.

This may be said to be the month in which be eat; so shall his owner be innocent.”

autumn is decidedly set in. The leaves now | Parson. Though we write parson dif. THE SANDWICH ISLANDS.

strew the ground in desolate and dreary ferently, yet it is but person ; that is, the

abundance; and most of the birds which individual person set apart for the service of ( Extracted from a letter written on the spot last migrate to our shores in the spring, and such a church ; and it is in Latin persona,

summer.) « (-A- HU is, in every sense of the word, a delight us with their sweet warblings tbroug

delight us with their sweet warblings through and personalus is a personage ; indeed with second paradise. There is not a single pro- | the summer, have now winged their way to the canon lo duction of the vegetable kingdom but thrives | less frigid and more congenial climes. The lor preferment in the church. here with the greatest luxuriance, and every trees grow daily more and more bare, and animal imported into the island has increased in the stubble-fields and fallows look as dismal

TURNPIKES _Were originally formed an astonishing manner. The horned cattle as though they had been laid waste by fire.

with a cross of two bars, armed at the end in Owyhee have grown wild, and live in large large. But though the fields and the forests have

with pikes turning on a pin, and fixed to herds upon the acclivities of the snow-capt.

prevent the passage of horses, &c.-hence volcanic mountains. It will scarcely be cre. 1 no now parted with the many tinted beauties:

the term. dited, that these animals at times attack the which they so lately presented to our game, Indian villages and compel the inhabitants to the hedge-rows which received the thousand BARONET.-Signifies a little baron, and escape for their lives. The missionaries, who pimps of summer we scarcely deigned to accordingly is a degree of honour next below would almost appear to sport with the welfare notice, offer some bright colours and beau. a Baron and above a Knight. The order of their flocks, have contrived to have the cul- tiful shapes to our view. The nightshade. I was founded by James I, 1611. It is the tivation of the more important species of colo

the holly, the privet, and the alder, are now lowest degree of heredilary honour. vial productions strictly prohibited. Don Fran

in the pride of their beauty ; and boys gather cisco Marini, a man of vulgar education but 1 of an intelligent and upright mind, whose name blackberries, and hips and haws, and almost

CRIER EXTRAORDINARY.-A gentleman informs will always stand foremost in the appals of forget that

us that, while sojourning at one of the towns in Polynesian agriculture, has introduced the

“The beautiful summer is gone."

Virginia, he encountered in the street, a stout double

lunged negro, who was ringing a hand-bell most most useful plants from every quarter. His The good housewife must now take her | manfully; after labouring at it sometime, the fellow Guatimalo cocoa is of the finest quality ;-he likewise cultivates coffee, limes, oranges, grapes, sweet store of honey from the hives ; for the

made a dead halt, and bellowed out something to the

following effect :-"Sale dis nite-frying-pansasplenia popaya from the Marquesas islands,

bees will otherwise begin to consume it, gridirons-book-oyster knives, and odder kinds of tamarinds, cotton, pine-apples, and other fruits. from the failure of the nectar-bearing flow

medicines-Joe Williams will hab some fresh oysters A M. Serriere of Batavia has also introduced ers, upon which they disported and ban

at his 'stablishment-by tickler desire, Mr. Hewlett

will gib imitations ober again-two or three dozen indigo, which has turned out of an excellent quetted during the summer.

damaged discussion gun-locks, and-Rev. Mr. P_Q description. But every one of these products,

will deliber a sarmont on temperance, half-past six on which the prosperity of so many civilized

| Now, too, is the time for taking wild fowl o'clock precise-dats not all; widout money or nations depends, even to the growth of the in the tens of Lincolnshire and Cam

e crowth of the in the fens of Lincolnshire and Cambridge, price-de great bull Phillip will be statint at Squire sugar-cane on a large scale, are lost to the and for brewing the good old English be- 13-'-and dats not all nudder !---dare will be a perlite

Now

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stubble - fields are people of this region : and why are they lost? verage-ale!

v e and coloured ball at Mrs. Johnson's jus arter dis is

SLATE QUARRIES.

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It was like a subterranean world! Above the blasted walls of slate, smooth as a mirror, and several hundred feet long, scarcely enough of the blue heaven was visible to enable me to distinguish mid-day from twilight. The earth on which we stood was likewise blasted rock ; just in the middle was a deep cleft six or eight feet wide. Some children of the workmen were amusing themselves in leaping across the chasm, for the sake of earning a few pence. The perpen

dicular sides were hung with men, who looked MEMS. OF A SLAVE. Methodist, and highly valuable to him (and

| like dark birds, striking the rock with their “ Facts—not fictions."

long picks, and throwing down masses of or nine children), whose husband, also of our slate which fell with a sharp and clattering (From the Antigua Register, June 5, | connection, was the property of another

sound. But on a sudden the whole moun1832.) .

resident on the island, where I happened to tain seemed to totter, loud cries of warning AUCTION OF BUILDINGS AND SLAVES. be at the time. Their masters not agreeing

re-echoed from various points--the mine was -On Wednesday the 13th inst, at 11 on a sale, separation ensued, and I went to

sprung. A large mass of rock loosened itself o'clock, will be sold, on the premises, those the beach to be an eye-witness of their

slowly and majestically from above, fell extensive and valuable buildings, of C. K.

behaviour in this greatest pang of all. I down with a mighty plunge, and while Dow, Esa.. with three cisterns, and exten- | One by one the man kissed his children with

dust and splinters darkened the air like sive out-offices, all of which have been the firmness of a hero, and, blessing them,

smoke, the thunder rang along in wild echoes. put in most excellent repair, and fit for I gave as his last words—(oh! will it be be

These operations, which are of almost daily the immediate reception of one or more falieved, and have no influence upon our vene

necessity in one part or other of the quarry, milies. Immediately after, ration of the NEGRO?)—“Farewell ! BE

are so dangerous, that, according to the THIRTY SLAVES, HONEST AND OBEDIENT TO YOUR MASTER!"

statement of the overseer himself, they calAt length he had to take leave of his wife : consisting of carpenters, house-servants, field.

culate on the average of a hundred and fifty there he stood (I have him in my mind's eye negroes, sailors, washers, &c. Particulars,

men wounded, and seven or eight killed, in a at this moment), five or six yards from the see Herald, of 21st April last. Coleman

year. An hospital, exclusively devoted to mother of his children, unable to move, the workmen on this property, receives the H. Lamitt, Auctioneer. Terms made known at the sale. speak, or do anything, but gaze, and still to I wonnded : an

wounded; and on my way I had met, withgaze on the object of his long affection, soon out being aware of

out being aware of it, the body of one who Canst thou, and honoured with a Christian name, to cross the blue wave for ever from his

had fallen the day before yesterday ;-"car Buy what is woman-born, and feel no shame? aching sight. The fire of his eye alone gave c'est comme un champ bataille.” The people Trade in the blood of innocence, and plead Expedience as a warrant for the deed ?

indication of the passion within, until, after who escorted it were so smartly dressed and Not he, but his emergence forced the door,

some minutes standing thus, he fell sense- 1 so decorated with flowers, that I at first took He found it inconvenient to be poor;

less on the sand, as if suddenly struck So may the ruffian, who with ghostly glide,

the procession for a wedding, and was shocked Dagger in hand, steals close to your bed-side.

Imighty; when, in answer to my inquiry for the brideA Briton knows,- or if he knows it not, Nature could do no more; the blood gushed

groom, one of the attendants pointed in siThe Scripture placed within his reach, he ought, - from his nostrils and mouth, as if rushing That souls have no discriminating hue,

lence to the coffin which followed at some Alike important in their Maker's view; from the terrors of the conflict within, and

distance. The overseer assured me that half That none are free from blemish since the fall; amid the confusion occasioned by the cir

these accidents were owing to the indifferAnd Love Divine has paid one price for all.

cumstance, the vessel bore off his family CowPER.

ence of the men, who are too careless to A clergyman who resided some years in for over from the island! After some days

remove in time and to a sufficient distance, the West Indies, informs us, “that many

he recovered, and came to ask advice of me! though at ever explosion they have full a bitter cry is heard when the marshals' de

What could an Englishman do in such a warning given them. The slate invariably puties are sent to hunt down and seize the

case? I felt the blood boiling within me, I splits in sharp edged Alakes, so that an inconvictims, and drive them away to the workbut I conquered: I brow-beat my own man

siderable piece thrown to a great distance, | hood, and gave him the humblest advice I lis sufficient to cut a man's hand, leg, or even house or gaol, till the day of sale arrives | which is to deprive them of all the little could afford.

head, clean off. On one occasion, this last, comforts which make even Slavery, in some

Mr. P. then narrated several other anec

then narrated several other aneca as I was assured, actually happened.--(Tour

dotes to prove the liberality and quickness in England) measure, tolerable. The woman may be separated from her husband, or parents from

of intellect inherent in the slave population, their children. The tenderest ties of nature

most of which were highly descriptive.
Let those who attempt to justify West

LACONICS.
are broken in an instant, and the wife's, or
mother's, or children's cries would not be in Indian Slavery from Scripture, reconcile this
the least attended to, any more than the with the Mosaic law: “ Ye shall have one
moan of so many animals.”

manner of law, as well for the stranger, Morals impose silence on the laws, and It is they The following affecting account of the se- as for one of your own country.”—Lev. alone that either aggrandise, or overthrow empires.

| The virtues of a mother give virtue to her children; paration of a Negro family was related by xxxv. 22.

the virtues of a father give only fame. T. Pennock, a Wesleyan Missionary, at a « Hear the causes between your brethren, Riches take away more happiness than they public meeting at Newcastle. Doubtless and judge righteously between every man bestow, but one must have a soul to feel this.

| Your only true woman hater, is he who becomes many such cases are continually occurring : and his brother, and the stranger that is

trammelled in the magic of one, whom his reason A few years ago, it was enacted, that it with thee. If I did despise the cause of my bids him despise. should not be legal to transport once esta- | man-servant, or of my maid-servant, when! The man who is most slow in promising is most blished slaves from one island to another; they contended with me; what shall I do

| A great talker never wants enemies; the man of and a gentleman owner finding it advisable when God riseth up? And when he visiteth, sense speaks little, and hears much. to do so before the Act came in force, the what shall I answer him ? Did not he that He that runs against Time, has an antagonist not

subject to casualties. removal of great part of his live stock was the made me, make him? And did not one su

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NOTICES TO CORRESPONDENTS. ! The cheapness of production is the great! ADVANTAGES OF TEMPERANCE.

point to which we shall call your attention, We are obliged, from want of room, to defer noticing

as we give you other examples of the good | Two glasses of giv every day, at three-balfpence the communication of JUVENIS, till our next Number.

of machinery. In the case of books pro- a glass, cost four pounds eleven shillings and A highly respectable Correspondent. who has fur duced by the printing-press you have a cheap

three pence in a year; wbich would pay fornished us with the extracts from the Voyage of

E s. d. Messrs. Bennett and Tyerman, shall hear from us in article, and an increased number of persons

A man's Shirt ......

0 6 0 a day or two. engaged in manufacturing that article. In Pair Men's Stocklngs ...............

.. 019 almost all trades the introduction of machines Pair Women's ditto...........

Shift and Muslin Cap. ... has, sooner or later, the like effects. This

Printed Cotton Gown... THE TOURIST. we shall show you as we go on. But to Full-sized man's Cotton Shirt.. make the matter even more clear, we shall Ditto ditto Fustian Coat

Pair large Blankets .... MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 1832. direct your notice to the very book you hold

Neck handkerchief .... in your hand, to complete our illustration of Pair Men's Shoes..... It is about 350 years since the art of print- the advantages of machinery to the consumer, Pair Women's ditto .........

Flannel Petticoat...... ing books was invented. Befure that time that is, to the person who wants and buys

Coarse Cloth Cloak ................ all books were written by the hand. There the article consumed, as well as to the pro Quilting Waistcoat :.......... were many persons employed to copy out ducer, or the person who manufactures the

Fustian Trowsers, lined......... books, but they were very dear, although the article produced.

Pair large Cotton Sheets ............ copiers had small wages. A Bible was sold This little book is intended to consist of

£4112 for thirty pounds in the money of that day, 216 pages, to be printed, eighteen on a side, which was equal to a great deal more of our upon six sheets of printing paper, called by money. Of course, very few people had the makers demy. These sheets of demy, at

MY NOTE BOOK.--No. 2. Bibles or any other books. An ingenious the price charged in the shops, would cost

THE MUSIC OF NATURE. man invented a mode of imitating the written fourpence. If the same number of words

NATURE seems to have mingled harmony in all her books by cutting the letters on wood, and were written, instead of being printed—that|

works. Each crowded and tumultuous city may taking off copies from the wooden blocks by is, if the closeness and regularity of printing

be called a te rubbing the sheet on the back; and soon were superseded by the looseness and uneven- | Nature holds undisputed dominion, Music is the after other clever men thought of casting ness of writing, they would cover 200 pages,

partner of her empire—the “ lonely voice of water,"

the hum of bees, the chorus of birds; nay, if these metal types or letters, which could be ar- or 50 sheets, of the paper called foolscap, be wanting, the very breeze that rustles through ranged in words, and sentences, and pages, which would cost in the shops three shillings; the foliage, is music. From the music of Nature,

Solitude gains all her charms; for dead silenceand volumes; and then a machine, called a and you would have a book difficult instead

such as that which precedes thunder-storms-rather printing-press, upon the principle of a screw, of easy to read, because writing is much terrifies then delights the mind: was made to stamp impressions of these types harder to decipher than print. Here, then,

On earth 'twas yet all calm around, so arranged. There was an end, then, at besides the superiority of the workmanship,

A pulseless silence, dread, profound once to the trade of the pen-and-ink copiers; is at once a saving of two shillings and eight- Perhaps it is the idea of mortality, thereby because the copiers in types, who could press pence to the consumer, by the invention of

nce to the consumer. by the invention of awakened, that makes absolute stillness so awful. We

cannot bear to think that even Nature herself is off several hundred books while the writers printing, all other things being equal. But

inanition; we love to feel her pulse throbbing bewere producing one, drove them out of the the great saving is to come. Work as hard neath us, and to listen to her accents amid the market. A single printer could do the work | as he could, a writer could not transcribe this still retirements of her deserts. That solitude, in

truth, which is described by our poets, as ex. of at least two hundred writers. At first little book upon these 200 pages of foolscap

panding the heart and tranquillizing the passions, sight this seems a hardship, for a hundred in less than ten days; and he would think | though far removed from the inharmonious din ot and ninety-nine people might have been, and himself very ill paid to receive thirty shil-worldly business, is yet varied by such gentle sounds probably were, thrown out of their accus- lings for the operation. Adding, therefore, I with

| as are most likely to make the heart beat in unison

ang: merefore, with the serenity of all surrounding objects; thus tomed employment. But what was the con- a profit for the publisher and retail tradesman, | Graysequence in a year or two? Where one I a single written copy of this little book, which Now fades the glimmering landscape on my sight, written book was sold a thousand printed

| And all the air a solemn stillness holds,

you buy for a shilling, could not be produced Save where the beetle wheels his droning light, books were required. The old books were for two pounds. Is it not perfectly clear, And drowsy tinklings lull the distant folds. multiplied in all countries, and new books then, if there were no printing-press, if the

if there were no printing press if the Even when Nature arrays herself in all her ter

rors, when the thunder roars above our heads, and were composed by men of talent and learn- art of printing did not exist, that if we found

man, as he listens to the sound, shrinks at the ing, because they then could find numerous purchasers at all for this dear book at the sense of his own insignificance-even this, with, readers. The printing press did the work cost of two pounds, we should only sell, at / out at all derogating from its awful character, may

be termed a grand chorus in the music of Nature. more neatly and more correctly than the the utmost, a fortieth part of what we now

Almost every scene in the creation has its pecuwriter, and it did it infinitely cheaper. What sell; that instead of selling ten thousand liar music, by which its character as cheering,melan. then? The writers of books had to turn copies we could only sell, even if there were

choly, awful, or lulling, is marked and deined. This their hands to some other trade, it is true; the same quantity of book-buying funds When the splendour of day has departed, how con

appears in the alternate succession of day and night. but type-founders, paper-makers, printers, amongst the few purchasers as amongst the sonant with the sombre gloom of night in the hum and bookbinders, were set to work, by the many, two hundred and fifty copies; and

of the beetle, or the lonely, plaintive voice of the

nightingale. But more especially, as the different new art or machine, to at least a hundred that therefore, although we might employ seasons'r

We migat employ i seasons revolve, a corresponding variation taks place times greater number of persons than the old two hundred and fifty writers for a in the music of Nature. As winter approaches, way of making books employed. If the pen- week, instead of about twenty printers in

the voice of birds, which cheered the days of summer,

ceases; the breeze, that was lately singing among and-ink copiers could break the printing the same period, we should have forty times

the leaves, now shrilly hisses through the naked presses and melt down the types that are less employment for paper-makers, ink. boughs; and the rill, that but a short time ago murused in London alone at the present day, makers, book-binders, and many other per

mured softly as it towed along, gushes headlong in a

deafening torrent. twenty thousand people would at least be sons, besides the printers themselves, who It is not therefore in vain that, in the full epirit thrown out of employment to make room for are called into activity by the large demand of prophetic song, Isaiah has called upon the moun. two hundred at the utmost; and what would which follows cheapness of production ?

tains to break forth into singing, "the forests, and

every tree thereof." Thus we may literally be said be even worse than all this misery, books Results of Machinery.

to find tongues in trees, books in the running could only be purchased, as before the in

brooks;" and as we look upward to the vault of vention of printing, by the few rich, instead

WOMEN.

Heaven, we are inclined to believe, that

There's not the smallest orb which we behold, of being the guides, and comforters, and best Oh! nought of self is in their gentle hearts

Blit in his motion like an angel sings, friends, of the millions who are now within The things we tempt, and trample when they Still quiring to the young-eyed cherubim :

fall; reach of the benefits and enjoyments which

Such harmony is in immortal souls ;

Danger and death, the dread that sin imparts But whilst this muddy vesture of decay they bestow.

Sadden but shake not, they will love through all. I Doth grossly close it in, we cannot hear it.

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