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into the interior; whereas in water the upper this the workmen perforated a bed of gypsum stratum, when cooled, descends, and has its and clay of 546 feet, when they reached place supplied by warmer water from below. another bed of salt eight feet thick. The The surface of the water will, therefore, in salt of the first bed is very white and transcalm and clear weather, and temperatures parent, and very pure: the second contains a above 450 Fabrenheit, be warmer than that small portion of gypsum and argillaceous of the contiguous land ; and consequently the substances, and brownish like clouded flint. air above the land will be cooler than that M. Peron, the naturalist, has had occasion above the water. When the cold air, there. to observe, that men in a savage state are fore, from the land mixes with that above inferior iri strength to men civilized. The the water, both of them containing their due following is the result of experiments which proportion of aqueous vapor, a mist or fog he has made on this subject with the Dynamust be the result.

mometer of M. Reigner. Mr. Henderson has discovered, in New

Savages Siberia, the claws of a bird measuring each

Diemen's Land.. 50. 6 a yard in length; and the Yakuts assured New Holland . . 51. 8 him, that they had frequently, in their hunting

Timor . . . . . 58. 7 excursions, met with skeletons and feathers

Civilized Men. of this bird ; the quills of which were large

French . . . . . 69. 2 enough to admit a man's arm. Captain

English . . . . 71. 4 Cook mentions having seen an immense bird's An excellent vein of marble bas been disnest in New Holland, on a low sandy island, covered in the vicinity of Newhaven, district in Endeavour river, with trees upon it, and of Milford, United States. This marble is an incredible number of sea-fowls: he found announced to be of the same beautiful species an eagle's nest with young ones, which he as what in Europe goes by the name of Verd killed ; and the nest of some other bird of a Antique, and which is now only to be found most enormous size, built with large sticks in Cabinets of Natural History, or in the on the ground, no less than twenty feet in Palaces of the Noblesse. It is thought to circumference and 2 feet 8 inches high. : excel in beauty, the known remains of

Mr. George Gibson, near George town, even that species. There appear to be imon the Conemough river, Westmoreland mensely large blocks of the marble, and county, Pennsylvania, in boring for salt the mine is held out as inexhaustible. water, at the depth of 270 feet, obtained According to Laplace, any actual diminaseneca oil, which is said to be very pure. tion of the mean temperature of the earth According to appearances, one barrel per would be detected by a diminution of the day may easily be procured.

length of the day. It appears by computation, In July last a regular search for rock-salt that one degree of Fahrenheit's thermometer was commenced at Moyenire in the depart- would make an alteration of nearly one ment of La Meurthe. At the depth of 200 second in the length of a day, and four or five feet they found a bed 11 feet thick; below minutes in that of a year.

MONTHLY AGRICULTURAL REPORT. D EAN planting being interrupted by the horses seem to have the quickest sale in the

D frost, has been backward this season, north, and in the Midland counties; in the and much remained to be done, as late as the south, they are reported cheaper and not very second week of the present month, in the ready of sale. The season has not been forwardest districts. Sowing the lent corn favourable for lambing many lambs, and has commenced in the north, and has been in even ewes lost from want of due nourishoperation from the early part of the month, ment; the ewes in general are not overin the south with considerable success and flowing with milk. In most parts of Scot. expedition, from the good and fertile state of land, the beans are said to have been excelthe lands; the soil, from the effects of the lently got in, from the fine state of the heavy frost, requiring but moderate labour and lands. Fat bogs in great demand and pigs turning up in garden moulds. The latter dear. Wool a dull trade. What with threshsown wheats appear weak and some thinlying for fodder and for necessary supplies of planted ; their improvement will depend on money, the farmers stocks of wheat reported the genial nature of the spring. The early to be greatly reduced. Markets have of late wheats are stout and healthy, but all have experienced several sudden variations, but been affected in degree by the sharp N. E. there seems little ground for the speculation winds, which have retarded vegetation, par- that the ports will be opened in August. ticularly of the grass, the meadows being Smithfield : Beef 5s. to 5s. 60.-Mutton quite bare and affording vo food for sheep. 55. to 6s. 4d.- Veal 6s. to 7s. 8d.-Pork The clovers of all green crops intended for 6s. to 7s. 6d.-Bacon 58.– Raw fat 4s. 1fd. spring food have suffered severely. Swedes, Corn Exchange: Wheat 64s. to 80s.--. the only remaining roots, are said to be half Barley 28s. to 425.-Oats 20s. to 32s. - The rotten, and the feeders stock are reduced to Quartern-loaf in London 12}d. to 100.the necessity of allowing hay and corn. The Hay 31. 7s. 6d, to 41. 155.-Clover do. 51. to invariable consequence of this, is, cattle and 71. 10s.-Straw 11. 10s.to 11. 18s. sheep from all quarters sent to market half Coals in the Pool, 37s. to 45s, 6d. per fat. Fortunately, the great quantity of chaldron. fodder helps to spare the bay. Catile and Middlesex, March 21.

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MONTHLY COMMERCIAL REPORT. PRICES OF MERCHANDIZE. Feb. 25.

- March 28. Cocoa, W. 1. common £3 10 0 to 4 0 0 5 0 0 to 600 per cwt. Coffee, Jamaica, ordinary 5 0 0 .. 5 12 0 5 18 0 .. 6 1 0 ditto.

---, fine : 6 90.. 7 0 0 6 5 0 .. 6 0 ditto. - Mocha •

. 6 6 0 .. 6 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Cotton, W. I. common , 0 0

0 0 10 per lb. - Demerara , . 0 1

5

0 1 3 ditto. Currants . . . 5 2 0 .. 5 4 0 5 0 0 .. 5 30 per cwt. Figs, Turkey .

2 16

3 5 0 ditto. Flax, Riga . . . 61 0 0

0 0

62 0 0 .. 0 0 0 per ton. Hemp, Riga Rhine . 47

0 0

0 0 0 ditto. Hops, new, Pockets 3

0 12

per cwt. -----, Sussex, do. . 3

0 0 3 0 .. 4 4 0 ditto. Iron, British, Bars . . 12 10

0 0 12 10 O .. 13 0 0 per ton. - Pigs . . 8.10

0 0 8 0 0 .. 900 ditto. Oil, Lucca

. 1000.. 0 0 12 0 0...000 per gall. -, Galipoli . . 75 0 0 .. 0 0 80 0 0 . 0 0 0 per ton.

. 2 20.. 0 0 2 0 0 . 0 0 0 jer ćwt. Raisins, bloom or jar, new 4 13 0

0 4 15 0 .. 500 ditto. Rice, Patna kind . : 0

1 15 0 .. 1 190 ditto. - East India . . 0 10 0 ..

0 12 O .. 0 14 0 ditto. Silk, China, raw . . 1 5 0 ..

0 0 0 . 0 0 0 per lb. --, Bengal, skein . 1 0 0 ..

0 0 0 . 0 0 0 ditto. Spices, Cinnamon . 091 0 9 3 0 9 1 .. 0 94 per lb. - , Cloves . . 0 3

0 0 0 . 0 0 0

ditto. , Nutmegs. . 0 4

0 4 8 .. 0 0 0 ditto. - Pepper, black . 0 0 61

0 0 6 ditto. -- ,-, white . 0 0

0 0 9 0 0 10°... 0 0 101 ditto. Spirits, Brandy, Cogniac . 0 3

0 4 3 0 4 0 .. 0 4 2 per gal. ---, Geneva Hollands 02 .. 0 3 0 0 2 3 .. 0 2 6 ditto. · ---, Rum, Jamaica. 0 3

0 4 2 .. 0 4 6' ditto. Sugar, brown

0 .. 3 3 0 per cwt. - , Jamaica, fine . 3 15

3 19 0 :. 4 60 per cwt. - , East India, brown 1 2 0

1 3 0 .. 1 5 0 ditto. - , lump, fine . . 4 12 0 .. 5 5 0 4 8 0 .

4 8

4 110 per cwt. Tallow, town-melted . 3 10

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6 .. 0 0 0 per cwt, ---, Russia, yellow , 2 15

3 7 0 .. 3 8 0 ditto. Tea, Bohea . : 0 2 2}..

0 2 0 0 2 2 per lb. ---, Hyson, besi . . 0 5 10 .. 0 6 0 0 3 5 . 0 4 6 ditto. Wine, Madeira, old . 62 0 0 .. 95 0 0 60 0 0 .. 65 0 0 per pipe.

- , Port, old . . 40.0 0 . 55 0 0 40 0 0 .. 50 0 0 ditto -------, Sherry . . 20 0 0 .. 55 0 0 30 0 0 .. 65 0 0 per butt.

Premiums of Insurance... Guernsey or Jersey, 155.-Cork or Dublin, 15s. 90.-Belfast, 15s. 9d.-Hambro', 10s. 6d.—Madeira, 205.-Jamaica, 30s.-Greenland, out and home, 4gs. to 5gs.

Course of Exchange, Mar. 25.-Amsterdam, 12.-Hamburg), 36 7.-Paris, 25 45.--Leghorn, 47.-- Lisbon, 51.—Dublin, 94 per cent.

At Messrs. Wolfe and Edmonds' Canal Office, Change Alley, Cornhill.-Grand Junction · CANAL shares sell for 2201. per 1001, share.- Birmingham (div.) 5251.-Coventry, 9991.Leeds and Liverpool, 3001.-Trent and Mersey, 18001.-East India Dock, 1651. per share. -West India, 1751. —The Strand BRIDGE, 51. 10s.-West Middlesex WATER WORKS, 401. -GAS LIGHT COMPANY, 601.

The 3 per cent. Reduced, on the 28th was 683; 3 per cent. consols, 104 ; 5 per cent. navy;

Gold in bars 6). 175. 104d. per oz.–New doubloons, 31. 15s. 60.--Silver in bars 5s. ld. ALPHABETICAL List of BANKRUPTCIES announced between the 20th of Feb, and

the 20th of March, 1820: extracted from the London Gazette.

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BANKRUPTCIES. (This Month 122.1
Solicitors' Names are between Parentheses.
ARNOTT, J. Belle Sauvage-yard, Ludgate-hill,

stationer. (Temples.)
Asquith, T. G. and D. Asquith, Fenchurch-street,

merchants. (Lee and Co.)
Austin, J. Manchester, brick maker. (Ellis, L.)
Austin G. Long-acre, coach plater. (Ellis, L.

Shepherd.)
Angular, D. Devonshire-square, wine merchant.

(Pearce, L.)

Asquith, T. and.D. and T. Mellish, Bermondsey, ·

(Courteen.) ship owners. A Awnger, J. Exeter, woollen draper. (Brutton, L.) Atkinson, J. and T. Bradford, Yorkshire, wine

merchants. (Makinson, L.) Ashley, E. Liverpool, sail maker. (Rowlinson.) Atkinson, J. Newcastle-upon-Tyne, broker.

(Watson, L.) Brookes, J. Great Windmill-street, Westininster,

butcher. (Lumsden.) Block, W. Bathwick, Somersetshire, cabinet

maker. (Haliday, L.)

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Bilbrough, S. Gildersoma, Yorkshire, cloth mer. Kelty, A. Colonade, Pall Mall, jeweller.(Warrand) chant. (Evans, L.)

Knili, H. Duke-street, West Smithfield, butcher Booker, T. Emsworth, Hamshire, miller. (Śmith.) (Briggs, L.)

Keaies, J. Leek, Stafford, innholder. (Falcon, L.) Bunker, J.' Grafton-street, Soho, ready furnishing Longdew, J. Gloucester, coal merchant. (Adironmonger. (Fisher.)

lington and Co L.) Bouzer, F. W. Bristol, sugar refiner. (Bigg, L.) Lawrence, J. Hatton-garden, woollen draper. Barnard, W. H. and" c. Liverpool, merchants. (Bourdillon and Co.) (Lowe, L.)

Levy,, J. Carter-street, Houndsditch, dealer. Bollard, A. Poole, grocer. (Alexander, L.]

(Norton) Birmingham, W. Manchester, manufacturer. Leigh, R. Liv

Leigh, R. Liverpool, soap maker. (Lowes and (Hurd, L.)

Co, L.) Birch, J. Manchester, cotton spinner. (Kay.) Levi, J. Wells, Norfolk, cabinet maker. (Blake Blyth, E. Dyer's-buildings, Holborn, dealer. lock, L.) (Clarke.)

Langley,'J. N. Newcastle-street, Strand, apothecary Cheetbam, . Stockport, cotton spinner, and w. (Hunt.)

Wright, Glossop, 'Derby, machine maker. Lilley, F.C. Copthall-buildings, Coleman-street, (Hurd and Co. L.)"

tailor. (Knight.) Carter, W. jun. Nuneaton, Warwickshire, silk Lister, J. and J. Banksíay, Longroyd-bridge, Hudmanufacturer. (Edmunds, L.)

dersfield, dyers. (Stocker, L.) Comber, C. Dorking, Surrey, carpenter. (Tom Lyne, J. and C. Lyne, Finsbury-square, merchants. linson's and Co. L.)

(Walker.) Cook J. Helmsley, Yorkshire, merchant. (Bell Littlewood, s. Manchester, dealer. (Appleby, L.) and Co. L.)

M Master, J. Norfolk-street, New-road, Mile-end Chesmer, H. Brompton, merchant. Allisten, L.) Old Town, master mariner. (Fitzgerald.) Clark, J. T. Tothill-street, Westminster, vic- Morris, S. Blymbill Lawn, Staffordshire, butcher. túaller. (Williams.)

(Hicks, L.) Clarke, D. T. Gerrard-street, Soho, laceman. Martin, W. Great Ormond-yard, Ormond-street, (Pownall.)

Queen-square, livery stable keeper. (Vincent.) Daniels, H. and M. Danjels, Bury-street, St. Mary Mackintosh, J. Kingston, Surrey, `maltster'. axe, merchants. (Martin and Son.)

(Blunt, L.) Dickenson, J. Marsh-side, Lower Edmonton, cattle MʻIntire, J. "Tenby, Pembroke, cattle dealer. dealer. (Gray, L.)

(Williams, L.)" Down, R. Bridgewater, iron founder. (Alexan- Makeen, J. Liverpool, livery stable keeper. der, L.

(Chester, L.) Dale, W. Richmond, Yorkshire, woollen draper. Mathewson, A. H. Gateshead, grocer. (Harley, L.) (Brutton, L.)

Oliver, J. Durham, cattle dealer. (Jones, L.) Dickens, E. Macclesfield, victualler. (Hurd, L.) Potter, G. Poplar, grocer. (West, L.) Ellis, J.'Wellingore, Lincoln, maltster. (Loding Peters, W. Brecknock, innkeeper. (Clarke, L.) ton and Co. L.)

Percival, G. G. Walcot, Somersetshire, coininon Edwards, D. New port, Monmouth, corn dealer. brewer. (Potts, L.) (King, L.)

Parkinson, A.J. Duckett and S. Alsop, Manchester, Emmitt, D. Chippenham, butcher. (Eyre, L.)

calico printers. (Ellis, L.) Ellison, T. Liverpool, corn-dealer. (Norris, L.) Robinson, T. Cambridge, butcher. (Smith, L.): Edwards, W. Dartford, Kent, grocer. (Richard Russ, J. Devizes, innkeeper. (Strauge.) son, L.)

Ritchie, J. Woolwich, baker. (M‘Michael, L.) France, E. 'Huddersfield, plumber. (Lake, L.) Rogerson, J. Hardshaw, Lancashire, auctioneer. Forster, J. H. and C. Dobson, Norwich, manufac (Clarke, L.) turers. (Tilbury, L.)

Ringdon, 6. Westonsuper Mare, Somersetshire, Freeinan, T. Cheltenham, surgeon. (Vizard, L.)

innholder. (Chilton, L.) Flear, W. Turn-again-lane, painter and glazier. Richards, W. Penzance, merchant tailor. (Tores.

(Price, L.) Foulkes, E. and J. Darnton, Manchester, cabinet Roantree, W. Prince's-street, Westminster, coach makers. (Ellis, L.)

builder. (Doughty.) Gratwick, E. Melton, Kent, innkeeper. (Clutton Samson, M. Dorset place, Clapham-road, Surrey, and Co. L.)

Exchange broker. (Blunt, L) Gidney, J. F. Gravel-hill, Kent, victualler. Sandbach, J. Liverpool, merchant. ' Chester,( L.) (Glynes, L.)

Syinons, T. S. Falmouth, merchant. (Cardill, L. Gray, M. J. Cannon-street-road, wine merchant. Salisbury, T. Preston, grocer. (Blakelock, L.) (Vivash.)

Smith, J. Doncaster, Yorkshire, grocer. (Wat. Glover, C. Braintree, Essex, linen draper. (But kins, L.) ler, L.)

Smith, J. s. Brighthelmstone, Sussex, druggist. Griffin, T. jun. Trentham, Staffordshire, dealer. (Tucker, L.) (Barber, L.)

Taylor, W. K. Birmingham, dealer in bullion. Gleave, S. Warrington, shopkeeper. (Mason, L.) (Alexander, L.) Hatch, W. Eccleston, Lancashire, corn merchant. Thompson, J. Clement's-lane, Lombard-street, (Blakelock, L.)

provision broker. (Pike.) Hodgson, M. Sunderland, grocer. (Hindmarsh, L.) Tomlinson, W. Hinckley, innkeeper. (Long, L.) Hamilton, G. and J. Saxon, Queen-street, CI Turner, W. and J. North, Mold-green, Yorkshire, side, warehousemen. (Stratton.)

fancy clothier. (Lake, L.) Hindle, W. Leeds, draper. (Makinson, L.) Tanner, B. Burr-street, merchant. (Lamb.) Hoosfall, J. Gildersone, Yorkshire, cloth' mer. Tebbits, J. Birmingham, victualler. (Hicks, L.) chant. (Wilson, L.)

Voysey, J. S. Ratcliffe-highway, grocer. (Evitt . Horley, E. T. Harbury, Warwickshire, miller, and Rixon.) (Burfoot, L.)

Vaughan W. Compton Dands, Somersetshire, Hayley, T. Long-acre, coach lace manufacturer. maltster. (Nettersole, L ) (Beckett.)

Welman, C. Ilminster, Somerset, linen draper. Hatch, W.P.Shipdham, Norfolk, tanner. (Ab (Addlington, L.) bott, L.

Wood, J. and J. Thomas, Yorkshire, dyers. Hopkins, J. H. Liverpool, merchant. (Blak (Lake, L.) stock, L.)

Watson, P. Liverpool, merchant. (Addlington.) Hay, H. High-row, Kensington-gravel-pits, Ken. Wainwright, J. Birmingham, bellows maker.

sington Boarding-house, keeper. (Phillips, L.) (Bourdillon, L.) Hoggatt, T. R. Boscastle, Cornwall, draper. Warwick, T. Hitchin, draper. (Gallibrand, L.) (Darke and Co. L.)

Wilkinson,IR. Lindley, Yorkshire, copperas manyHerbert, C, Warminster, farmer. (Platt, L.)

facturer. (Walker, L.) Hould, Ś. Laystone, Essex, butcher. (Favell, L.) White, G. Great Driffield, Yorkshire, cabinet Holliday, s. 'Stockport, victualler (Wilson, L.) maker. (Spence, L.) Jackson, R. Otley, Yorkshire, linen draper. (Few Wilbee, G. Eltham, Kent, carpenter. (Pearson, L.) and Co. L.)

Wilkins, G. Bradford,' Wiltshire, victualler. King, J. Birining hain, wire worker. (Bour. (Addlington, L.) dillon, L.)

Ward, s, Boston, Lincolnshire, miller.(Walker. L.

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Number of days on which rain has fallen, 9; snow, 2.

Clouds.
Cirrus. Cirro-stratus. Cirro-cumulus. Cuinulus. Cumulo-stratus. Nimbus.
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0 The fall of rain and snow during the amounting to about three inches in depth. month, excepting on two or three days was on the 21st a thaw ensued, accompanied very triling, and the weather though with heavy rain in the evening. chiefly cloudy, was for the most part fair and dry, with hard frost at intervals. The The thermometer at SIDMOUTH, situated 1st, 9th, 10th, 15th, 16tb, 17th, 28th, and North East at Wallis's Royal Marine 29th, were fine bright days. In the after. Library, during the month of January, noon of the 19th. we had a few light average 36°, was never below 16°, and showers of snow; but on the following day several days between 40 and 50. it snowed heavily throughout the full,

POLITICAL AFFAIRS IN MARCH.

GREAT BRITAIN.

This acquits the parties of any conspiTHE new reign has not hitherto been racy, riot, or resistance, and of the I characterized by that train of cir. charge to alter the constitution and gocumstances, which it would have given vernment by force and threats. The us pleasure to record. There has yet judgment of the court merely held the been no act of grace, no amnesty for parties to bail for good behaviour for either political or civil offences; nor six month on their own recognizance. have we yet experienced any result of And for expressing his opinions of those beneficent feelings, which at similar that dispersion, in the unguarded lanepochs of national History, usually turn guage of strong feeling, Sir FRANCIS the current of judicial and political BURDETT, the man who has by the public severity. The dangerous illness of the voice been denominated « England's Monarch on his accession, may proba- Hope, and Westminster's Pride,has bly have been the cause, and it is there- been brought to trial before a Leicesterfore in a double sense to be lamented. shire Special Jury, whose foreman prc. Notwithstanding the late Laws, which nounced him guilty. render the repetition of the pretended And for directing another meeting of offences impossible, the prosecutions Petitioners, at Birmingham, and parhave continued to be pressed against ticipating in the mock return of a Messrs. Hunt and others, for direct- Legislatorial Attorney, MAJOR CARTing the meeting of that body of Peti. WRIGHT, MR. WOOLER, and other distioners at Manchester, whose tragical tinguished persons, are to be brought to dispersion has to this hour escaped trial at Warwick. punishinent. This momentous trial last- And for aiding in meetings of Petied ten days, during which Mr. Hunt ably tioners in Cheshire, and for using lansupported the cause of the people of guage charged as seditious, Sir CHARLES England in their fundamental right to WOLESLEY, and others, are under inmeet and petition; but the Yorkshire dictments in that County. Special Jury, before whom the question While nearer home, Mr. ALDERMAN was tried, found the following verdict:- WAITAMAN, MR. PARKINS, one of the

“Guilty against Messrs. Hunt, Johnson, Sheriffs, and several Patriotic Citizens, Knight, Bamford, and Healey, on the fourth are under prosecution for the alledged count, for procuring and attending a seditious offence of moving Resolutions at a meeting in order to create disaffection and Common Hall, previous to the rouexcite contempt of the constitution and en die binnenfon

Superadded to these judicial proceed- a quarter where it was least expected ; ings are those pending against Thistle- and Europe is indebted to Spain-to wood and his associates for permitting enslaved Spain, where the priesthood themselves to be instigated to plan the had endeavoured to destroy every scinassassination of the ministers. The re- tillation of reason, and where the goports in regard to the sources of insti- vernment hoped by keeping the people gation are painful to hear; and we for- in ignorance, to be able from their mass bear to detail them, because the whole to draw troops of Cossacks, of whose seraffair is in train for investigation before vility and swords they might avail thema special commission.

selves;- yet to this unfortunate counAll these circumstances, together try, and to those very Cossacks among with the General Election, and the Spa- the Spaniards, are mankind indebted for nish Revolution, have excited a ferment the re-establishment of a constitution, in the public mind from the Land's End which will restore dignity to the Spato the Orkneys, which has seldom been mish name and nation, and place a fine equalled.

country under the domination of reason The Election has proceeded in a man- and patriotism. ner which shews that three-fourths of The hopes of despotism have therefore, the great body of the people are averse failed, in its strong hold; and tyrants to the system which Ministers have long who rely on their soldiery rather on due pursued. In general, popular Candidates respect for the rights of the people, and have been successful; and where it has the justice of their measures, ought to been otherwise, some features of the take this Second WARNING, if they are contest have served to neutralize the not blinded by pride, and are notinsensivotes. At any rate, if the grants of ble of any degree of feeling or reflection. money and the public expenditure con- The example of France and of the fate of tinue to be diminished; the facilities of one branch of the Bourbon family, was, corruption will also be so diminished, however, it seems, not sufficient to warn as to render it less worth while for men even another branch of the same family, to persist in future elections in oppos. nor we suspect even the family itself; ing the public voice, in the hope of and FERDINAND—" the legitimate,”— obtaining indemnity, and remunera- “the beloved”-or by whatever other tion from public employments or the nick-name he has been designated by the public money.

sycophants of his time, after violating In our next number we propose to every obligation, bas at length been cominsert a correct list of the New Parlia- pelled to sue to to his insulted people ment; but in the present one, we have for mercy, and submit without reserve given place to the Poll, at all the great to those constitutional bonds which he contests.

ought never to have broken. Though, during all this effervescence, The revolution has been happily betrade is bad, and the revenue not im- gun, and it will as happily continue, if proving, yet the Stocks continue un- the Spanish people are not endangered usually steady, and no perceptible effect by treachery or bad faith, or are not inhas arisen from the Bank of England be- sülted by foreign interference. The ing obliged to give bullion for its notes. effects on the extensive colonies of SPAIN

Spain cannot at present be anticipated, · The friends of humanity have been but as colonies are useful only to corcheered during the month by flatter- rupt governments as means of patronage ing prospects in Spain, which finally -no Spaniard will have cause of regret, have brightened into a scene of light and if they should one after another declare liberty, such as has not been witnessed themselves independent. since the glorious epoch of the destruc- The constitution promulgated by the tion of the Bastille, in 1789.

Cortes , appeared in this miscellany in We always foresaw that principles December, 1813, and January, 1814, and would triumph over brute force, that we earnestly recommend it to the attenthe season of disgrace and mourning tion of our readers as a monument of would in due time be relieved, and that human wisdom, and as the best of all in fine, reason would induce mankind those arrangements of government, to shake off the influence of priestcraft, , which have yet been promulgated. It and the chains rivetted by the insolence errs only in denying religious liberty ; of accidental victory.

but this arose from the influence of the. · But the ebullition has taken place in priests, and the necessity of conforming

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