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cloying it with the sweets of literature cations, how can the leisure moments of alone. For those who are fond of sipping pupils be so happily employed as in pe. of all, and feasting upon nothing, who love rusing pages in wbich utility and amuse, ““ catches, and the ends of old songs," ment are blended together? The attempt better than sterling wit, we advise to read of the author to render them inseparable, the chefs-d'æuures of authors, in prefer- has in this little work been apparently suca ence to applying to the original sources cessful, from whence they spring.
A Review of the Colonial Slare Regis. As au humble follower of Ivanhoe, Robin tration Acts, in a Report of a Committee Hood has made his appearance before the of the Board of Directors of the African public, furnished with A Collection of all Institution, has just been published by the Ancient Poems, Songs, and Ballads, order of that Board. It contains the renow extant, relative to that celebrated sult of enquiries of the committee to whom English Outlaw; to which are prefixed it was referred to examine the acts passed historical anecdotes of his life. As this il. by the legislatures of the different colonies lustrious personage is nightly seen gracing in the West Indies, for a Registration of the boards of all our theatres, ad vivum, slaves in those colonies, and to report their 6 with forest spear and garb of green,” it opinion thereon to the Board. It appears, cannot be an unreasonable supposition that that in the course of this examination the these ancient testimonies to his thieving committee appointed has detected many prowess, should meet with the signal re. defects, and other very objectionable gard and favour both of the managers and clauses in different acts which are pointed audience. They form the most complete out, though without carrying the investiand authentic history of his proceedings gation to a conclusion. The three classes that has yet been written, as they are a of provisions, however, into which the subcollection of the numerous collections, of ject was originally divided, have been the numerous old antiquaries from the poet fairly and with sufficient fullness reDrayton to Mr. Joseph Ritson and Sir viewed, clearly establishing the utter inWalter Scott. Though there are rather sufficiency of the laws as substitutes for too many of them to be “familiar in our the register bill. In addition to this they mouths as household words,” as Mr. Ritson are stated as not at all adequate in thempoetically observes, they are still interest- selves to the objects proposed. It may, ing as elucidations of the national spirit, says the committee, be clearly foreseen, and peculiarities of a race of men who are that they will not even supply that grand now nearly extinct.
and unfortunate defect in our colonial David CAREY, esq. has recently pub- policy, so long strangely suffered to exist, lished a collection from the living poets, the want of an accurate periodical census entitled — Beauties of the Modern Poets, of the slave-population. Much less can being Selections from the Works of the laws like these effectually exclude a clanmost popular Authors of the present day, destine slave-trade, prevent the imposition including many original pieces, never be of illegal slavery, and produce that salufore published. To this there is prefixed tary despair of any future foreign supply an Introductory View of the Modern Tem. which would most effectually promote the ple of Fame, as a sort of inspiring prospect, humane treatment of the plantation slaves, we presume, for the yet unfledged offspring and their consequent preservation and inof Parnassus. As there is very little art crease. It is an excellent Report. or judgment required to extract some toler. A Geological Primer in Verse, &c. So ably good poetry out of the voluminous the public is already again greeted with works of contemporary genius, we have no a satirical, facetious, but ambiguous hesitation in saying that it is well selected; production of the new Poetico-geologico but how far this habit of condensing the school, meant we presume (if it really matter held as copyright by others, may pretends to any meaning) as a witty expobe'agreeable to book-law, and booksellers, sure of the harsh and crabbed terms of is rather a more doubtful point. There is, deep Geology," of which so many ingehowever, no such dearth of literary genius, "nious, but contradictory systems have been that we need seriously to quarrel about it. lately broached. Our poetical and ano.
Mr. J. RONDEAU, of Clayhill Academy, Dymous coal-heaver (the right dame for Enfield, has lately published an amusing Collier) has laid the train of his wit so little volume, called Humorous Recitations deep and darkly, that it seems to have in Verse; with Pride and Prejudice, or called forth even his own admiration of it. Strictures on Public Schools. Without The author of King Coal's Levee, has the pretending to any of the higher honours of rare merit of attempting an entire revoluthe lyre, there is a simplicity and unaffected tion in poetry, and of placing himself at ease in these little offerings to youth, which the head of a new school, which may be cannot fail of engaging the attention, and styled par excellence « the unideal.” This informing the minds of the young people though spoken in jest is not without some for whom they were written. During va- degree of truth, as it really leaves after its
perusal a very indefinite feeling of its
ARITHMETIC, merits. This personification of still life An Introduction to Arithmetic, in which in earth and metals, animating the ele- the primary Rules are interspersed with a ments, and conveying instruction by fi. variety of Biographical, Historical and Misgures of speech, is little less ridiculous cellaneous information; revised and enlarged. than the methods resorted to by Von Feina. By R. Chambers. Price 2s. gle in mnemonics: to impress the object on Souter's Young Lady's Arithmetical Table your mind, he turns it into absurdity; and Book. Price 4d. this species of wit, is certainly as enter.
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of the Physician who has the care of the Western District of the City DISPENSARY, the limits of which, commencing at the Fleet-street end of Chancery Lane, pass through Gray's Inn-lane, Portpool-lane, Hatton Wall, Great Saffron-hill, West street, Smithfield-bars, Charterhouse-lane and Square; along Gosicell-street to Old street; down Old-street, as far as Bunhill-row ; thence crossing the Old Jewry and extending along Queen-street, terminate at the water-side.
A MONG the prevailing disorders of the named spasm, when occuring on parts enA present period, hooping cough holds dowed with much vascularity, very coma prominent place. This is always a tedious, inonly superinduces the absolutely inflamand often-times an intractable malady; and matory state ; ant inflammation, when the rationale and management of it have tbus occasioned, is not seldom of the most recently been made more complicated and seyere kind. It is questionable, whether difficult, by the conjunction of the complaint visitations of the nature now alluded to, with other inflammatory and eruptive af- may not occasionally have been consefections—or rather, perhaps, it ought to be quent upon these depletory and debilisaid, by the rapid transition from one of tating processes which, however loudly these diseased states to another-thus the called for at the actual commencement of scarcely convalescent from measles has inflammation, are often worse than ineffici. been frequently visited by hooping cough, ent when had recourse to, as preventive and vice versa. In these cases one of the measures. On the other hand, we must main objects of the medical practitioner is in all cases of hooping cough be careful to guard against pulmonary inflamma- to preserve the frame free from every tion ; for when either one or the other of source of artificial irritation. It is of the the above visitations terminates in death, greatest consequence to counteract all the lungs or their investing membranes are tendency to derangement in what are almost invariably found to be especially called the first passages; of so much moimplicated with the diseased agency. ment indeed is it to be watchful against But let the young Physician, on the the intrusion of stomach irritation, and other hand, be aware that hooping cough so conspicuously beneficial do merely sto. may establish itself, and that, too, with machic medicines in many cases prove, no trifling force, as a mere spasmodic that some theorists have supposed this affection; and that, if his sole indications important organ-the stomach, to be the of treatnient be drawn from inflammatory actual residence of the disease in question, - notions, he may often produce the very or rather that it is upon this part the virus disorder he is anxious to relieve and re- first impinges, and that the pulmonary medy. That species of action, which is affections are consequential and sympa