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become men of respectability and opulence. To enable water, as a good means of applying cold, because, besides its them to support themselves in Canada very little assistance intrinsic excellence, it is generally at hand; but supposing would be required. If they saileil early in the scason, they it not to be readily got, we may attenipt the same effects by would arrive in sufficient time to clear as much ground as would enable them to raise a crop of potatoes; and cloths soaked in cold water alone, or spirits and water; it would only be necessary to furnish them with a few always on the supposition that the injury does not destroy simple and unexpensive tools for clearing the ground, and the skin, or at most only the outer skin. If there is a deep for cultivating the potatoes, and to support them until the injury, any acrid substance added to the water, as vinegar crop was ripe. We have no doubt, that the sums which are annually sper on soldiers and policemen in Ireland,
or spirits, would be too painful to be borne, and would only would provide the means for carrying out half a million of add to the irritation; it is, therefore, better to use oily appli. persons to Canada, and for supporting them as long as would cations, and of these the Carroa Oil is one of the most famous. be found necessary. Were such an outlet afforded for the It is made by mixing equal parts of linseed oil and limeturbulent and starving population, it could hardly fail in producing the most beneficial effects, not only by removing
water ; this is to be plentifully smeared on the place burnt, those who are the most likely to create disturbances, but, with a feather or hair pencil, and a single fold of linen ng increasing the wage of labour, and, consequently, the placed over it to prevent the access of air. Immediately means of comfortable subsistence to those who remained. after the first application of the cooling wash, or oily matNor would Ireland be the only gainer. The labouring po- ter, if the paleness and shivering be great, a full dose of pulation of Britain, and probably also the classes above hein, are yearly becoming more and more depressed by the laudanum should be given, proportioned to the age of the constant emigration of the poorer Irish into this country. patient. During the cnre, the diet should be moderate; That'emigration would, by the plan we have proposed be and no strong drink allowed, except perhaps a little wine 'ither altogether stopped, or materially checked, and thus and water, or spirits, at first, as a cordial to assist in restorhe depression of our labouring population would be greatly ing an equable heat to the system, and puting an end to the Ptarded. It is now full time that some other means than srute force were resorted to for the pacification of Ireland. depressed and pallid state. In many cases, the application such means have been tried for centuries, and the Bill now of cold will accomplish the resolution or cure of the burn vefore Parliament tells us with what success. That the without further trouble; the skin will not rise in blisters, Coercive Bill will have any perinanent effect, the most san
and at worst the outer skin will dry and peel off. Or supcuine of its advocates do not pretend ; that it will eventuilly exasperate all the evils which it professes to remedy, posing blisters have arisen, when the pain has ceased, they s much more probable. After such an outrage on the may be pricked with a needle, and the fluid allowed to es. iberties of Ireland, no one can wonder that the Repeal of cape, keeping the skin on as long as possible. It may haphe Union, and a separation from a country which rules so lezpotically, will be eagerly embraced by every Irishman of pen that the pain abates and the skin comes off, leaving pirit. That such a repeal
, and, as we have always thought, the part below in a state of ulceration or suppuration ; in consequent separation will be ruinous to Britain, we cannot
this case, emollient poultices are to be applied till the supvesitate in thinking; and every one, therefore, who has the puration appears inclined to cease, and then the sores are food of his country at heart, must be desirous of seeing to be dressed with cerate, lard, Goulard's extract, or the iniet restored to Ireland, not merely for a time, by the rude like. In the dressing of burns, care must be taken to keep neans of Martial Law, domiciliary visits, and the bayonet, mut permanently, by improving the state of her population the raw surfaces from contact, to prevent them from growind by the removal of the evils under which she suffers.
ing together. Thus the fingers must all be dressed separ.
ately ; joints should be extended so as to prevent them from MEDICAL SELECTIONS.
being permanently bent; and the chin must be kept from
growing to the breast. It is a disagreeable and frequent THERE is no part of surgery on which there has characteristic of burns, that they are apt to be accompanied veen greater difference of opinion, than the treatment of with great rising of proud flesh, and to leave unsightly murns; and even the remedies popularly trusted to are very scars, much above the level of the skin. The rising flesh ‘arious. It must be admitted, however, that while medical must be eaten down hy blue vitrol, by lunar caustic, or writers have şuggested applications, absolutely pernicious other escharotics; and the new skin kept to its level by n spite of all the plausible theories with which they have proper bandaging and adhesive plaster. When the clothes ecommended them, the remedies known among the people are set on fire, or when, as too often happens, old persons sre only more or less salutary; and common sense has pre- intoxicated, or incapable of taking care of themselves, fall erved them from the improper practice of applying boiling into the fire, deplorable consequences ensue. Large eschars vater or turpentine, to an injury requiring to be treated are formed and drop off, extensive ulceration and exhaust. y far gentler mcans. It is not our intention to enter into ing suppuration take place, and death at a longer or shor. ny discussion of the comparative merits of the different ter period follows. We must dress the sores with all the pplications that have been recommended, but simply to care and skill possible; and support the strength with bark tate what in general the most judicious practitioners have and wine, and nutritious 'diet, to give the constitution, if avund to be successful. We shall first suppose that a per- possible, the power of supporting the copious discharge. on has received a pretty extensive scald, and that assistance
A remedy which has in some cases appeared to do good, > promptly at hand. Supposing the skin unbroken, and has of late been much celebrated, is to apply cotton to whether blisters are rising or not, we would strenuously extensive burns. The good effects of this are owing to its erommend the instant application of cold to the injured protecting the tender nervous extremities of the injured part. A ready mode of doing this, is by adding one part of part, from the contact of the external air. As formerly inegar to one part of water, taking a towel, or many folds hinted, some practitioners have adopted a theory to satisfy of soft linen, dipped in this inixture, and keeping it con themselves about the application of turpentine to burns ;
tantly wet to the part, continuing this cooling treatment but as this practice has not yet made its way beyond the For a longer or shorter period, according to the continuance profession, it is unnecessary to caution the general reader T abatement of the pain. We have mentioned vinegar and against its adoption.
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FINERY.There is nothing more vulgar among the
sins of social life than what is termed finery. It is, in ORIGINAL AND SELECTED.
fact, a distinguishing mark of absence of caste ; for what
can a person, really distinguished by birth or merit, gaia by MILTON'S MORNING HAUNTS AND EMPLOYMENTS.
presumptuous disparagement of the rest of the human raus “ Those Morning Haunts are where they should be,—at it is the policy of the eminent to elevate the cinims of the home; not sleeping, or concocting the surfeits of an irregu. beneath them, in order that, by raising the standart of ou.. lar feast, but up and stirring, in winter often, ere the sound parison, their own superiority may attain yet higher dis of any bell awake men to labour or to devotion ; in sum tinction ; and the moment a man or woman
a affects to be mer as oft, with the bird that first arouses, or not much fine-to shrink from contact with any but the elect
, and tardier, to read good authors, or cause them to be read, till
to raise a glass of inquiry to the unknown physiognomina the attention be weary, or memory have its full fraught ; of plebeian life, it is to be inferred that “something : there, with useful and generons la bours, preserving the
rotten in the state of Denmark ;" that so studious : body's health and hardiness, to render lightsome, clear, and arrangement of the folds of the velvet mantle and ermit not lumpish obedience to the mind, to the cause of religion, robe, purports the concealment of some gash or blemis and our country's liberty, when it shall require firm hearts beneath, known only to the wearer.- Mrs. Gorc. in sound bodies, to stand and cover their stations, rather than to see the ruin of our protestation, and the enforcement
THE MINSTREL, of a slavish life.”
KEEx hlaws the wind o'er Donocht Hend, Nick-NAMES.- In the moors of Lancashire, there are
The snaw drives snelly through the dale, numerous instances where wives know their husbands only
The gaberlunzie tirls at my sneck, by their nick-names, and not by their real names; and the custom of giving and adhering to “ noms de guerre” is so
And shivering tells his woeful tale.
“Cauld is the night; 0, let me in, prevalent, that the men do not even know their own names.
And dinna let your minstrel fa'; The Cockey Moor postman lately carried a letter addressed
And dinna let his winding sheet to himself, “ James Whitehead,” about him for a whole
Be naething but a wreath o' snaw. fortnight, without knowing that the letter was for him, or that James Whitehead was his name : instead of “ Purr
“ Full ninety siimmers have I scen, ing Jim, o' owd Mall o' Tums o' long Ben fowd ;” and And piped whar gorcocks whirring flew ; great was his astonishment when the wise man of the vil. And mony a day ye've danced, I ween, lage, who happened to have been present at his christening,
To lilts that frae my drone I blew.' informed him, that, “if he were not mislippent, parsun My Eppie waked, and soon she cried, naint him Jim Whitehead, as his mam stood wi him in ur
“ Get up, gudeman, an' let him in; harms." At the recent County Election, an Entwistle free For weel ye ken the winter night holder, who had had his registry attended to by his land Seemed short when he began his din." Jord, was brought to the polling-booth, at Newton, to tender his vote. On being asked his name, he very readily re
My Eppie's voice_0, wow, it's sweet! plied, “ Mad Bill.” He was reminded that this must be
E'en though she banns and scolds a wee;
But when its tuned to pity's tale, his nick-name; he scratched his head, and studied a little, and said, “ Aw reckon yo wan't name as is ith' lease ?" On
O, haith, its doubly sweet to me! being replied to in the affirmative, he scratched his head, “Come ben, auld carle, I'll stir my firé, Hodge-like, and said, “ Hout a bit! Awst think on soon. And gar it bleeze a bonny fame. -Aw think, i' my heart, it's Juon K because they Your blude is thin; ye've tint the gate ; sed Squoire ot did um at Bouton, a gud deal o' years sin, Ye should na stray sae far frae hame." wurt same name os me." The next query was—“Where do you reside?” The answer was " Entwssi." The clerk,
“Nae hame have 1," the Minstrel said, being nonplussed, gently inquired, “ How is it spelled ?"
Since faction overturned my ba';
And, weeping at the eve of life, The voter replied “ Aw'm no great skollard, but as beiieves it begins e-1--t, ent; but as for twssl,' it's more than aw
I wander through a wreath o* snaw. con manage; so yo mun just put doawn that os youn o' This touching ballad was published anonymously in a moind."
Newcastle newspaper, and attributed to Burns, thou LIVERPOOL AND MANchester Railway.-Notwith
then writing. He said to a friend that it was not his; standing the injury which the pecuniary interests of the that.“ he would give ten guineas that it were.". The na
of the author was Pickering. concern sustained by the prevalence of the cholera during the two best months of the year, July aud August, which occasioned a diminution ju the number of passen.
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Sierra Leone and its Capital, Freetown... auce of merchandise, and a decrease in the general erpense of management. The total number of passengers
Slavery, (a Night Scene in Africa).... conveyed by the railway from the 1st of July to the 31st ELEMENTS OF THOUGHT-Some of the Evil Consequences of of December 1832, was 182,823, and the merchandise, Church Establishments-Tendency of the Aga-Coercive during the same period, amounted to 86,642 tons, inde
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circulation ; of one when the blood goes from the
right side of the heart through the lungs, and back In a former number we explained the composi- again to the left side of the heart; and of another, tion of air,* and we shall now make a few remarks where the blood passes from the left side of the explanatory of the objects of respiration, and of heart to the various parts of the body, and returns the evil effects of breathing impure air. Ilealthy through the veins to the right side of the heart. food, of whatever kind, is converted by the action The first, or the circulation through the lungs, is of the digestive apparatus into a milky-like fluid named the pulmonic—the last, or that through the termed chyle, which is taken up by numerous ves- | body, the systemic circulation. The objects of sels opening into the intestines, and by them con- these circulations are entirely different, though both veyed to a vein near the heart, where it mixes with are, of course, conducive to the same end-the the blood returning from the various parts of the support of life. We have already explained the body. The whole now enters the right side of the purposes of the systemic, and shall not explain heart, from whence it is forced into blood vessels, those of the pulmonic circulation. After passing by which it is conveyed to the lungs; continuing through the arteries, and serving the purposes of its course, it passes from the lungs back again to nourishment, the properties of the blood are no the left side of the heart. Here it is again forced longer the same ;-it is now not fit for the nourish-. into blood vessels, through which it passes to ment of the body, and is returned through the every, even the minutest part of the body; at the veins to the right side of the heart. Here com.. extremities of these vessels it enters the veins mences the pulmonic circulation. In passing through which it again returns to the right side through the lungs, the blood undergoes an imporof the heart. The vessels which convey the blood tant change ; a change on which the existence of from the heart are termed arteries, those which the animal depends. The lungs is a substance return it are called veins. The blood is injected composed almost entirely of blood vessels, which into the arteries by the contractions of the heart; are filled with the circulating blood; and of air and though the arteries, by their contractions, also cells, supplied with air by the process of respiraassist the motion of the blood, yet it is found that tion. While flowing through the lungs, the carbon the contractions of the heart correspond with of the blood combines with the oxygen of the air, those of the arteries ; and thus, by placing the and forms carbonic acid gas, or that kind of air hand on an artery even at the extremity of the which escapes from fermenting liquors, which, along body, we can tell how often the heart contracts; with the nitrogen of the air, is expelled from the this is, in fact, the pulse. In healthy people the lungs by expiration, while, by inspiration, fresh air heart contracts about seventy times in a minute. immediately succeeds, which, also acting on the These contractions go on unceasingly from birth to blood, undergoes a like change, and is also in its death; and it is calculated that the whole blood turn expired. The blood, in its passage through passes through the heart every three minutes. the lungs, is changed from a dark, to a bright red The objects of the circulation are most important. colour. It has, in fact, been renovated, fitted once The particles which compose the body are continu- more for the systemic circulation, and for tlie noually changing ; new particles taking the place of rishment of the various parts. Accordingly, it passes old. Every new formation, whether it be of bone, on to the left side of the heart, there to commence muscle, nerve, &c., is derived from the blood. It the circulation through the body. We have thus is necessary, then, to provide for this continual then, described the purposes of the two circulawaste, or change, by supplying every part with tions: the one is to provide for the waste which is healthy blood, that none may languish for want of at all times proceeding ; the other is for purifynourishment--and such is the purpose of the ciring and renewing the properties of the blood, culation. We have, however, spoken of a double which it has lost while administering to the nou..
rishment of the body, and also for converting The proportions of the gases were accidentally reversed ; chyle into proper blood. they are four of nitrogen to one of oxygen.
more ceremony than we can afford to show our grandans
defend them. The roses, that had long faded thence, still
He was never married, but in his youth he paid his ad.
dresses to the beautiful Susan Winstanley, old Winstanley's
These explanations, imperfect though they be,
MODERN GALLANTRY. will enable our readers to perceive the vast impor. I SHALL believe in it, then 'the Dorimants in bun. tance of attending to the state of air where a
bler life, who wonld be thought, in their way, notable ades number of individuals are collected. Air which
in this refinement, shall act upon it in places where they
are not known, or think themselves not observed when I has already been respired cannot, of course, an shall see the traveller for sonie rich tradesman, part with swer that purpose a second time, because the oxy- his admired box coat, to spread it over the defenceles gen, the principle of the air which purifies and shoulders of the poor woman, who is passing to her parisa renovates the blood, has already been consumed.
on the roof of the same stage-coach with him, drenched in If care, therefore, be not taken to change the air, in a pit of a London theatre, till she is sick and faite
the rain-when I shall no longer see a woman standing up if ventilation be not attended to, the room will with the exertion, with men about her, scated at their east: soon be filled with nitrogen gas, the other com and jeering at her distress; till one, that seems to have ponent of air, and with carbonic acid gas, the more manners or conscience than the rest, significantly de product of respiration, and evil consequences will clares, “ she should be welcome to his seat, if she were
little younger and handsomer.” Place this dapper wait immediately follow. An animal kept in a confined houseman, or that rider, in a circle of their own female quantity of air speedily dies. Our readers will acquaintance, and you shall confess you have not seen : recollect the account we lately gave of the lamen- politer-bred man in Lothbury, table death of 123 persons out of 146 who were
Lastly, I shall begin to believe that there is some such confined but for a few hours in a dungeon in principle, influencing our conduct, when more than ou
half of the drudgery and coarse servitade of the wori! Calcutta, where the ventilation was insufficient to
cease to be performed by women.
We need not, however, multiply examples--the prin- to be any thing more than a conventional fitiocu; a pa. ciple in every case is the same. Though these geant got up between the sexes, in a certain rank, and a facts have been long known, any thing like a pro- equally.
certain time of life, in which both find their accould per attention to ventilation is, to this day, very I shall be even disposed to rank it among the safatary much neglected, which we can attribute to nothing fictions of life, when in polite circles I shall see the sot but the grossest ignorance on the part of the pub- attentions paid to age as to youth, to homely features a i lic generally. Indeed, one great division of the handsome, to coarse complexions as to clear—to the wepublic is so exclusively occupied with more en.
man, as she is a woman, not as she is a beauty, a fortue,
or a title. grossing pursuits--some in money-making, others I shall believe it to be something more than a natur. in the gratification of their vanity and other when a well-dressed gentleman in a well-dressed company, lower feelings, that they have no time to attend and intending to excite a sneer :-when the phrases, to their mental and bodily comfort ; while the tiquated virginity," and such a one has "orerstad hot other great division has not hitherto possessed, market,” pronounced in good coinpany, shall raise imme nor does it yet possess the means of gaining the diate offence in m:an, or woman, that shall hear thora requisite information, far less of putting this infor- spoken. mation into practice. Thus we daily meet in large the Directors of the South Sea company—the same to the
Joseph Plaice, of Bread-Street Hill, merchant, and one of numbers in churches and other assemblies, for the Edwards, the Shakspeare commentator, has addressed a fine most part with closed doors and windows; we sleep sonnet-was the only pattern of consistent gallantry I have in small, close rooms, carefully surrounded with cur
met with. He took me under his shelter at an early age, and tains, as if we regarded the approach of fresh air with bestowed some pains upon ine. I owe to his precepts and es: horror. We have no doubt that much of the bodily ample whatever there is of the man of business (and that is
I did and mental debility under which our manufactur- not profit more. Though bred a Presbyterian, anił brought ers labour, is to be attributed to imperfect ventila up a merchant, he was the finest gentleman of his time tion; and certainly, whatever objections may be He had not one system of attention to females in the drama urged to a legislative interference with the hours ing room, and another in the shop or at the 'stalk 1 de
of labour, there can be none to adopt some means sight of sex, or orerlooked it in the casualties of a distin of compelling the manufacturers to ventilate their vantageous situation. I have seen him stand bare-headed factories in an efficient manner. The hvuses of the smile, if you please_to a poor servant girl, while she has labourers are, in general, ill provided with the been inquiring of him the way to some street _in such in means of ventilation, their windows being fixed, posture of unforced civility, as neither to embarras her in while, from their smallness, it is peculiarly neces- dangler, in the common acceptation of the worl,after which sary. This was, however, remedied in some parts men: but he reverenced and upheld, in every for in which of the country, on the late alarm of cholera. Those it came before him, womanhood.
I have seen him disgusting manufactories of carbonic gas, or non
smile not-tenderly escorting a market-woman, whout he respirable air, dunghills--because this gas rises in her poor basket of fruit, that it might receive no dames
had encountered in a shower, exalting his umbrella over great quantity from fermenting dung-were also with as much carefulness as if she had been a Counters removed from the doors, though in some places they To the reverend form of Female Eld he would yieldwide are already beginning to creep back. We are some
wall (though it were to an ancient beggar-woman) wich times inclined to bless the cholera, owing to the favourable impulse it gave to the mind of the public. Sie Tristan, to those who have no Calidores or Tristan
He was the Preux Chevalier of Age; the Sir Calidor, or bloomed for him in those withered and yellow cheeks.
daughter of Clapton--who dying in the early days of their servances that can in the slightest degree discompose the courtship confirmed to him the resolution of perperual process. Even your lion of a talker, for effect sake, would batchelorship. It was during their short courtship, he told be a sort of inonster, whose best things would pass com. me, that he had been one day treating his mistress with a pletely unheeded. profusion of civil speeches-the common gallantries, to The German has diurnally four regular meals_breakwhich kind of thing she had hitherto manifested no repug- fast at eight, dinner at one, an evening repast at four, and nance, but in this instance with no effect. He could not coffee and supper at nine. His symposiums are moderate. obtain from her a decent acknowledgment in retura. If we condemn such gourmands, assuredly in England we She rather seemed to resent his compliments. He could not have not much to boast on the score of abstinence, with set it down to caprice, for the lady had always shewn ker our eggs, tea, and cold meat for breakfast, a lunch (itself self above that littleness. When he ventured on the fol. no despicable dinner) at two or three o'clock, the grand lowing day, finding her a little better humoured, to expos- evening cram at seven, besides a supplementary complement tulate with her on her coldness of yesterday, she confessed, of tea and coffee, and, until Abernethy's book appeared, a' with her usual frankness, that she had no sort of dislike to supper. Yet there are few liver cases in Germany. The his attentions; that she could even endure some high-flown people of all conditions are well nourished and portly, and compliments; that a young woman placed in her situation in possession of a stock of health and strength not to be achad a right to expect all sort of civil things said to her ; complished among us by all our might of mutton and blue that she hoped, she could digest a dose of adulation, short pill, of which latter they know no more than they do of of insincerity, with as little injury to her humility as most our bile and blue devils. young women : but that, a little before he had commenced
But notwithstanding the absence of blue devils, it should his coinpliments, she had overheard him by accident, in ra seem that they possess an invincible dulness, which to a ther rough language, rating a young woman, who had not traveller, must be a bore of the first order. In proof of this brought home his cravats quite to the appointed time; and charge, Sir Arthur quotes Madame de Staël's opinion in she thought to herself, “ As I am Miss Susan Winstanley, support of his own: In Germany," says this queen of and a young lady, a reputed beauty, and known to be a for the blues, “they don't know how to express their thoughts tune, I can have my choice of the finest speeches from the in conversation; and very few persons, even among the mouth of this very fine gentleman who is courting me, but most distingaished, are in the habit of asking and answer. if I had been poor Mary Such-a-one, ( naming the milliner,) ing questions; so that there is hardly any thing that can and had failed of bringing home the cravats at the appointed deserve io be called society. hour, though perhaps I had sat up half the night to forward " I myself might have as easily drawn living water out them, what sort of compliments should I have received of the obdurate fiint without the wand of Moses, as by any then ? And my woman's pride came to my assistance; and device got them into a fuent humour. Information was I thought, that if it were only to do me honour, a female, to be dug out by dint of distressing labour; the testa tclike myself, might have received handsomer usage : and I desca to be worked like a pump, which, if you would have was determined not to accept any fine speeches, to the com. a flow at all, you must keep perpetually feeling. Ple:lpromise of that sex, the belonging to which was, after all, santry, or any approach to it, is quite exotic. I have now my strongest claim and title to them."
been here several months, and if my affidavit 'were required I think the lady discovered both generosity, and a just to the fact, I hardly think I could honestly charge my conway of thinking, in this rebuke which she gave her lover ; stience with ever having seen a German laugli, with three and I have sometimes imagined, that the uncommon exceptions, the two already mentioned at Marburg, and the strain of courtesy, which through life regulated the actions third, the basso at my quartett, who used, when any thing and behaviour of my friend towards all of womankind in- tickled his fancy, to explode into a sort of epileptic chuckle, discriminately,, owed its happy origin to this seasonaõle and then tenor and secondo would stare at him with more lesson from the lips of his lamented mistress.
than common seriousness." I wish the whole female world would entertain the same German Barons are, as is well known, a vastly plentiful notion of these things, that Miss Winstanley showed. Then
race; and no wonder, seeing that “the title is purchasable we should see something of the spirit of consistent gallan- at Wurtemburg for an old song.” On this point Sir Arthur; try; and no longer witness the anomaly of the same man, a waxing somewhat satirical, says, “ Though Darmstadt pattern of true politeness to a wife, of cold conteinpt or absolutely swarms with the gandy herd of cordons and rudeness to a sister--the idolater of his female mistress— stars, yet there are but very few nobility of ancient family. the disparager and despiser of his no less female aunt, or
A von is a diurnally negociable affair, and orders of various unfortunate, still female, maiden cousin. Just so much re
kinds are conferred without any specification of services or spect as a woman derogates from her own sex, in whatever desert. All the sons of a baron are barons, el qui nascencondition placed-her handmaid, or dependant—she deserves tur ab illis, just as all the sons of an ass are asses to the to have diminished from herself on that score ; and proba- thousandth generation. A sensible German gave me a rule bly will feel the diminution, when youth, and beauty, and to go by, in estimating the genuine worth of the baronial advantages, not inseparable from sex, shall lose of their genus ; and that is, if a man calls himself Baron you may attraction. What a woman should demand of a man, in suspect him; if only Mr. you may respect him.” courtship, or after it, is first, respect for her as she is a wo. man; and next to that, to be respected by him above all
RICHIES OF PARLIAMENTARY CANDIDATES-CAUSES other women. But let her stand upon her female character,
OF THE CONTEMPT SHEWN TO LANDLESS MEN." as upon a foundation; and let the attentions, incident to individual preference, be so many pretty additaments, and ornaments, as many, and as fanciful, as you please, to that
The Westminster Review, in taking up our admired main structure. Let her first lesson be, with sweet Susan ANDREW MARVELL, our beau ideal of a Member of ParWinstanley, to reverence her sex.
liament, (See Schoolmaster, 20 No.) makes the following ELIA. remarks on Marvell :-"History does not state that the
friends of tyranny and corruption raised any objection to GERMAN MANNERS. *
Marvell as a Parliamentary candidate, on the score of his THEY manage their hospitalities incomparably better poverty. But they are now become bolder ; and the strugthan we do-no stuck out drawing room parties, solemnly gle of party, which is at present going on, affords an opporconveted, awaiting a nocturnal summons to dine, and sim- tunity for the discussion of an important question to the pering out the interval in a martyrdom of formal talk ;- welfare of the community. The gravamen of the charge no playing at ladies and gentlemen in their Sunday clothes. raised by one of the contending parties against the other, is Refection and sociability are the true objects of a German that of not being rich, or, as some of the most violent exrepast. Your digestion is not taxed with any rules or ob press it, of being beggars,—the world being too far advanced
. From an account of Sir Arthur Faulkner's Work on Germany. to pay much attention to the cries of heresy and blasphemy,