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Education of the mind, letter on, 49—Mercantile, 238, Gerard, Mr. the painter poet, poetical letter to, by S.T. 312
-Interesting account of, 324, 329—Verses by, 329, 352. Ladies' Charity, of Liverpool, 200.
Lancashire, manners of the people of, 395.
Lancaster and Bell systems, 340-see Education.
Landlord and tenant, law of, 175, 196.
Languages, learned, 220-sce Learned and Quotations.
Lapsus linguæ, whimsical, 31.
Larder, economy of the, 71-Latin Grammars, 184.
Latin verses, by a Westminster scholar, 233—And trans
lations, 240, 248, 260, 268.
103, 104, 109, 119, 120, 195, 324, 348.
Law, nice point of, 287.
Gratitude, lines on, 240.
Lawrence, River St. most wonderful escape down the falls
Lawyers wearing black, origin of, 358, 439.
Lawyers' wigs, epigram on, 320.
'ings, 8, 16, 24, 29, 40, 48, 53, 76, 84, 88, 92, 96, 108, Learned quotations, letters on, 96, 123, 134, 139, 166, 160,
171, 178, 184, 195, 206, 207, 249.
Learning, remarks on, 185–Leather liquid, 379.
Leg (putting out) pun on, 211-Loss of, whimsical te.
marks on the, 215.
Leghorn, description of, 121, 129.
Letter, rhyming, to the editor, 72.!
Leven Water, ode to, 345-Libels, legal, 171.
16, 23, 32, 48, 55, 55, 75, 83, 92, 108, 234, 214, 266, Life, retrospect of, an original essay, by 2, 78-Reflections
on, 79-Verses on, by G, 398.
sketch of, 15.
Lifting at Easter, 340.
Haunted Chamber, the, (verses) 12.
Literary dinner. 115-Literary German lady, 365,
Literary squabbles, 109, 119, 194-Plagiarist, see Plagi-
arist-Literature, English, 43, 108, 194, 255, 437.
LIVER, the (notices of Liverpool)-see Liverpool.
Liverpool Apprentices' and Mechanics' Library, Mr.
Hermite en Italie-sce Translution.
Walker's lecture to the readers of, 176; Notices of,
258; Annual report of, 294; Lectures recommended
for, 332-Liverpool Cemetery, with an engraving, 333,
Mechanics' Institute, 346, 410.
see Burying-places-Liverpool exhibition of pietures, 86,
Hippopotamus. 349.- Hoarseness, syrup for, 295.
102, 106, 109, 119, 127-Liverpool Mechanics' Institute,
or School of Arts, recommended, 253, 396, 400, 400, 408,
413; Established, and address of Dr. Traill at the pub.
lic meeting, 430; Speeches of the Rev. Mr. Wilson and
of Mr. Egerton Smith, at, 438-Liverpool in 1855, an.
ticipations of a correspondent, 299, 299, 368-Liverpool
Royal Humane Society, 432.
Loch Lomond, excursion to, 318, 331--Critique on, 344.
259, 267, 283, 295, 335, 343, 358, 363, 428.
Lottery, matrimonial, 135.
Hulks, description of the, 247.
--Disinterested, 91--Verses on, by G. 125-Until death,
156-Hopeless, 168-A sonnet, by G. 284.
Lover's Dream, by G. 72.
Lyra, the infant, a musical prodigy, 8, 338.-Lines to, 20,
M. Miss, lines to, by W. J. D. 328.
M‘Culloch, Mr. lectures of soe Investigator,' and Na.
Immalee, by G. 352, 364.
Madman, shrewd remark of a, 31-Verses by, 188.
Magnetic (Thermo.) experiment, with a figure, 27.
Malediction, tremendous, 182.
Man of all work, 354.
Manchester Mechanics' Institute, Mr. Heywood's address
at the opening of, 346. 400.
Manchester ship canal humbug, 272, 276, 276, 276, 279,
279, 279, 284, 284, 296, 353.
Inventions, singular, 192—sce Patents and Scientific.
Maniac (verses) by G. 164.
Manuscripts, ancient classical, found, 192.
Marine Humane Society, of Liverpool, 8.
Marriage, Voltaire's remarks on, 239-Epigram on, 372.
Married lady, lines to a, 188.
Mary, death of, by Charles Wolfe, 216.
Junius' Letters, the real author of, at length detected, 437. Mary, lines to, by G. 268- Mary's Grave, by G. 2,6.
INVESTIGATOR, new department of the Kaleidoscope i Mastodontes, extinct animals, 311.
including Political Economy, &c. 292, 294, 320, 3.39, Matrimonial partnership dissolved, 439.
346, 353, 364, 372, 390, 406.
Mathews, Charles, biographical sketch of, 234, 354.
Matthew's church, Manchester, view of, 342.
Maturin, the late Rev. Ms. lines of G. to. 180--Biographi.
cal sketch of the life of, 182, 216_Letter respecting, 204.
Kaleidoscope, address of Editor, on corcluding the fifth Mauvaise honte, 198.
May, Dr. Darwin's lines on, 404.
Mechanical paradox respecting locomotive machines, 214.
225, 250, 275, 275, 275, 287, 287, 297, 298, 313-And
editorial objections to, 215, 263, 270.
Mechanics' Institute-see Lioerpool, and Manchester. Parasols, new species of, 286.
Rush-bearings and country wakes, 324, 328.
Ryley, Mr. takes benefit at the Theatre, 280.
Patents, new-sce generally the first wocek of each month.
Sackville, Lord Viscount, the real Junius, 437.
Sadler, Mr. ascent of, from Dublin, 46–His dreadful
death, and narrative of his life, 116.
Pepys, Samuel, Esq. F.R.S. interesting journal of, 433. Satire, remarks on, 305.
Saturday's Liverpool paper, letter to the editor of, 160.
Scanzano, description of, 169, 177.
Screw, new, 288.
Philharmonic Society in Liverpool recommended, 278. Ships, extraordinary in former days, 167.
Ship, immense, for wood, 6,000 tons freight, 96.!
Shipwreck, plans of rafts, &c. for preserving lives from,
with engravings, 37, 45, 54.
Scientific information, 6, 13, 21, 27, 37, 46, 48, 51, 75,
81, 83, 97, 133, 173, 185, 189, 192, 214, 223, 235, 236,
250, 263, 287, 288, 382, 399, 428-see Geology and
Pirate chief, generous act of
Earth, also Patents,
Scotch novels, doggerels on the, 364.
Plagiarism, editorial remarks on, 360—Verses on, 396 Scott, Sir Walter's last novel, 19, and the Scotch novels,
Sca, sinking bottles in the, 48.
Seal, domesticated, 201.
Security, personal, 231.
Serpents in the Tower, 100.
Shakspeare, original edition of the works of, discovered,
Sickness, a sonnet by G. 320.
Sick-room, verses by G. 404.
Sienna, description of, 145.
Silent woman, 311.
Sleep, the bliss of (poetry) 20.
Smith, Egerton, letter of, describing the effects of the
nitrous oxide gas upon himself, 128-Extracts from his
pamphlet on preservation from shipwreck, &c. 405–
Speech of, at the meeting to establish the Liverpool
School of Arts, 438.
Smoke-hood, Roberts's, 358.
Snow.drops, verses by G, 304.
Sofa, The, sce Vive la Bagatelle.
Song, 132.—“Oh, take no heed of Mary's Eye,” 304.
Sonnet by G. 380— By T. H. S. 248.
Southport, alias North Meols, lines on, 52.
Spanish language, grammar, and literature, observations
Putnam, Mr., lines addressed to, 96–His recitations, 103. on, 149, 167, 195, 242, 313, 416, 418, 431.
Spider, American, 189.
Spinning machines, improvements in, 64.
Sports-spe Rural and Rush-bearings.
Spring, Latin lines on, and translation, 248, 260.
Siag's horns found in Wallasy Pool, 81.
Stanhope, Lady Hester, interesting memoir of, 29, 203,
Stanzas by G., 60.
Star, revolving, 288.
263, 270, 292_Editorial objections to, 215_Greaves's Steam-boats, &c. progress of, 201.
report on rail-roads, 225.
Steain-engines, &c. alleged improvements in, 14, 14-
Steam-navigation to India, 13, 22.
Stomach, cure for a pain in the, 358.
Stone, gravel, &c. alleged cure for the, 428.
Reugauntlet, critique on, 3, 11, 19-Extract from, 19. Stove, compendium, 288.
Reformation, Protestant, letters, &c. on, 282, 306, 310. Strength and activity, wonderful, of a man at the circus,
Stuarts, the, rempant of, 67.
Sublime oratory, 54, 103-Writing, 196, 196,
Sublime, touch of the, 424.
Respiration of nitrous oxide-sec Smith, Egerton, letter of. Sun, on the setting of (verses) 364.
Sunrise, as seen from the Pyrenees, 239.
Sunset on the Mersey (verses) 296.
Superstitious customs, 320, 332, 340, 378, 403–sre Suttee.
Surgical operations and suspended animation-sce Ani.
Suttee, or burning a widow, 95.
Sweetmeats, copper in, test of, 47.
Swimming school-see Floating Bath.
Swiss horn, 135.
Tales of a Traveller, by Washington Irving, 83, 93, 110,
Tallow, substitute for, 192.
Taste, essay on, by Q., 74.
Tea, how to detect copper in, 193.
Tea shrub of Louisiana, 343.
Teeth on edge, query respecting, 316.
Telegraph, electrical, 138.
Walnuts recommended as medicine, 147.
Translations, original, paper on, 227, 231, 239, 250. Warning, giving, to a wife, 253.
Water, glass of, how to invert, without spilling, 287.
Waters of the ocean, on the mass of, 385, 393.
Watt, the late Mr. speech of Mr. Jeffrey, respecting, 34.
Whale, enormous, stranded, 388, 395, 401.
Whale found in a moss in Scotland, 189.
Whalebones (burlesque lines) 200.
Wealth, national, Mr. M‘Culloch's lecture on, 406.
Wealthy commoners in England, 287.
Webbe, Mr. prize Catch, by, 269.
Week, explanation of the days of the, 250.
Weights and measures, alterations in, 63, 163, 321--Ori.
ginal letters respecting, 190, 191.
Wet feet, precautions against, 343.
White, Henry Kirke, lines by, 380.
Wife, right of, to a dower, 287—How to choose a, 428.
Will, curious, 107.
the Liverpool Mechanics’ Institute, 438.
Wine, compound, 35~And Bark, versified, 352- Pars-
Winds, lines by G. on, 52.
Winter cautions, 231-see Latin verses.
Woman, the essentials in a, 54.
enigmas, &c. 7, 14, 24, 33, 40, 220, 228, 232, 244, 256, Worcester, Marquis of, Century of Inventions, a reprint
of the whole, beginning at page 21, and continued each
Parry and Franklin.
Year, dying, by G. 216_Retrospect of the last, 285.
York Assize week (verses) 353.
Zinc plates for engraving, 285.
Zodiacal signs-see Astronomical Signs.
Wakes, country, and rush-bearings, 824, 328.
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TUESDAY, JULY 6, 1824.
Men and Manners. ancient, and is supposed to have been founded by a Greek | tude for a prince, who had, as they said, withdrawn them
colony. The founders came from a city of Greece, of the from the tyrannical dominion of the Florentines. “We' name of Pisa, built on the shores of the river Alpheus, in owe to the French," said they, “our liberty, which is Elis, a province of Peloponesus.
dearer to us than life, and we are determined never to be Virgil says, speaking of Pisa, verses 179 and 180 of the separated from that generous people. Our town formerly ARRIVAL AT PISA. tenth book of the Æneid:
constituted a part of the Duchy of Milan; we therefore
belong to France. Let the king deign to receive us VOX L'HERMITE EN ITALIE, THE LATEST WORK OF MR. JOUY. “ Hos parere jubent Alpheæ ab origine Pisæ,
Urbs Etrusca solo. - Sequitur pulcherimus Astur."
among the number of his subjects, and we will willingly [Translated expressly for the Kaleidoscope.)
submit to the conditions he shall impose, however severe Pisa is situated in a vast, richly cultivated, and popu. they may be ; but let him not abandon us to pitiless I set out on horseback from Spezzia, accompanied by a lous plain. The marshes which once infected the purity wolves, to inexorable tyrants; to the Florentines, our inguide, and we soon arrived at Lerici, the ancient Erix, of the air, have been drained, and its climate is now placable enemies. If we cannot obtain this favour, let or Portus Erici of Ptolemy. This town, situated at the esteemed one of the finest in Italy, the extremes both of him at least grant us an asylum in his kingom, since we foot of a range of rocks, is excluded from every view heat and cold being less frequent than at Florence. except that of the sea. Its gulf is separated by a narrow Snow never falls there, and the frost does not continue prefer exile and poverty to the horrors of servitude which
would await us in our own country.” Deck of land from that of Spezzia. Towards sunset, we above eight days in the year. It is usual, in the months
Whilst the captains, affected by this appeal, were enreached Sarzana, situated on the frontiers of Tuscany of December and January, to dine with the windows open; deavouring to persuade the people to submit by promises and the territory of Genoa, and separated from Lerici by and the mild spring weather begins as early as the month to alleviate the severity of their fate, the gates of the hall » mountainous country, about five or six leagues in ex. of February. The heats of summer are constantly tem
were thrown open, and five hundred young girls, dressed lett. Sarzana, called by the Latins Sarazana, Sergiamum, pered by the sea winds.
in white, and with dishevelled hair, entered, conducted by nd Lux4 ma, forms a part of the Genoese territory, and
Pisa was, in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, a
two venerable matrons, and throwing themselves at the eighteen leagues distant from the city of Genoa. It republic no less powerful than that of Genoa. She then feet of the two envoys, conjured them to remember the ormerly belonged to the Grand Duke of Tuscany, but made conquests in Africa and the Mediterranean, pos- solomn oath they had taken, on receiving the order of se ceded it in the fifteenth century to the Republic of sessed herself of Carthage, and took from the Sarrasins chivalry, to be the defenders of the fair sex, and not to Benoa, in exchange for a small hamlet of fishermen's the Balearic Isles, Corsica, and Sardinia. She sustained abandon them to the brutality of their enemies. Arboukuts , called Leghom, a name still retained by the great long wars with the Florentines and Genoese, to whom ville and Mortemar vent their eyes to the ground,
much dan which now occupies the same site. Sarzana has a she finally owed the destruction of her power.
embar ressed, and attempted to withdraw, but these young full uninteresting appearance, and the houses are of a A village of the name of San-Pietro is built upon the girls, surrounding them, dragged them before an image gray dusky hue, like those of most of the old towns in land formerly bathed by the waves of the ancient port, of the Virgin, and would not allow them to depart, until luiy. The most remarkable buildings are the cathedral w nich fell in o ruin, when fortune and the Mediterranear they had moved them to tears by the earnestness of their and publie palace. Near Lunen za are quarries contain- deserted it. A large loose stone, in the middle of the entreaties. The envoys then returned to their camp, ing a part of marble called by the Latins lupidi lunensi. nave of the parish church, designates the spot, where, loaded with presents, and related what they had seen and It is of the purest white, and the grain is exceedingly according to tradition, Saint Peter landed and fastened heard. ine. It is so transparent that it has often been mistaken the anchor of his vessel, when he visited Pisa, one of the
It was difficult for an army of French soldiers to attack the Parian marble, the latter being even inferior to it in so- tirst towns where Christianity was established. The Flo- a people who opposed to them arms like these, but though klits and whiteness. The house of Benedetli, at Sarzana, rentines deprived the inhabitants of Pisa of their liberty the principal officers wished the assault to be deferred until built of this marble.
and government in 1406. Charles the Eighth, at the further orders were received from the king, Beaumont 1 passed the night at Sarzana, and the next day hired a time of his journey into Italy, assisted them in recovering persisted in his resolution to invest the town. He could arriage, which conveyed me to Pisa, a large and fine city both; but, in 1609, they again lost them; and have, from not, however, prevent a friendly intercourse from being Tuscany.
that time, remained in the power of the Grand Dukes of established between the besiegers and the besieged. All The quay of the Arno is the finest ornament of Pisa, Tuscany.
the French soldiers who presented themselves at the gates, na has even been thought to surpass in beauty the quay In 1500, Lewis tlie Twelfth, in conformity with his either during the day, or in the night time, were hospitably | tte Ardo at Florence. It extends in the form of a promise to assist the Florentines in their attempts upon entertained, and often dismissed with wine and meat for tex.dat from the gate delle Piage to that called del Mare, Pisa, lent then 6,000 good in fantry and a large body of their comrades in the camp. When the attack was comtad presents a magnificent coup d'ail from whatever cavalry. Determined to allow the inhabitants of Pisa ng menced, the inhabitants pointed out to them the places
is curveyed. Palaces and fine houses are erected quarter, the Florentines insisted upon choosing their upon which the cannons of the town were to fire, in order quay,
which is also adorned by three bridges general themselves, and demanded of the King of France that they might avoid them. Some assaults were made, Bring a communication between the quarters of St. Hugh de Beaumont, as a man whose stern and inflexible but little slaughter was committed. The soldiers by delery and St. Antony. The scene is enlivened by the character rendered him a fit instrument of their ani- grees abandoned their posts, until the desertion became Bergen's barks, and boats laden with merchandise, mosity.
so general, that Beaumont was obliged to retire with his trually crossing each other upon the river, which Having arrived before Pisa, Beaumont seni D'Arbou- army in the night time, leaving the sick and wounded at bexists itself into the sca, at the distance of two or three ville and Hector de Mortemar, two of his principal cap- the mercy of the besieged. The inhabitants of Pisa, at
tains, to summon the inhabitants, in the name of the tracted by the groans uttered by the disabled soldiers upon fine grase, which is permitted to grow in many of the king, to return to the yoke of their former masters. The seeing their comrades depart from them, came out from e streets, gives to the interior of the town a solitary magistrates received the envoys with great ceremony, and the gates of the city, carrying torches, and removed these ciznal aspect. The population, which once amounted led them to the town-hall. They there shewed them the wretched men into the town, where they bestowed upon sore than a hundred and fifty thousand inhabitants, portrait of Charles the Eighth, honourably placed under them every care necessary for the re-establishment of their aut reduced to sixteen thousand. This town is very a canopy, and surrounded by the emblems of their grati- health. They then permitted them to return to Milan,
Nome las estimo en nada."-Moorish Ballad.
,nd furnished them with money for their journey, still
TIIE BACHELOR'S STORY.
Zenophon, Tully, Herodotus, Homer, Virgil, Plato, Cato, expressing to them their desire to belong to l'rance. We
and the whole host of Romans and Greeks marshalled in must do Napolcon the justice to own that less entreaty
battle array on the tablet of my memory, but the utile was vas necessary to induce him to grant a people the honour
quite forgotten. Of our own history I knew little or no of forming a part of the great empire.
thing; whether the Normans conquered the Saxons, or the
"Perdi una hija donzella My mind continued occupied with these remembrances
Saxons the Normans, I was quite ignorant. Geography was
Que era la fior desta tierra a'l passed through the streets. I at length alighted at
put aside; astronomy ne'er enlightened my mind; the
Cien doblas dava por eila an inn, situated on the quay. The bridge is said to be of
Black Sea might unite with the Baltic, and the Wolga n arble, which does not answer to the descriptions given
with the Ganges, for all that I knew about the matler: of it. The surface of its free-stone parapets is covered
the course of the celestial bodics might have attracted my to the height of at l'ast (welve feet with pieces of marble, I was born in London, in the year 1775, just about the attention, but to believe that the earth moved round the joined togeiher. The inhabitants, taking a part for the b:e.sking out of the American war. My father was re- sun, seemed to m" too large a draft on my credulity. I whole, boast that their bridge is built of marble, and as putably established in lite as a callow.chandler, and was will not tire you with an account of my school pranks, the causeway and pavement are composed of fays of considered by many as a man of property. He loved me, they were like those of others, and if I was a little more common stone, much res a bling, at the first glaner, un and I loved him, and never shall Liorget the kind manner in daring than the rest of my competitors, I generally sufhewn marble, the deception is not easily discovered. which he used to make me a small present for my own use, fered in a proportionable ratio. At sixteen I was taken
At one extremity of the quay, near the gate of Lucca, though he certainly hud a very queer way of lacking to from school, and homewards bent my way. My father is an immense square, part of which is occupied by the his gift this phrase "there, and don't make a beast of was then getting old, and even my mother's “ vast mind" done, baptistry, Campanile, or steeple, and, Cumpo Sunto yourselt.” He was not much informed, but was what the had fallen considerably away. By dint of diligence and or cemetery. These four buildings are very lofty, and of wo. ld call an easy man; easily imposed upon he was, 'tis economy my father had now amassed a very handsome great extent. They are entirely composed of white mar. true; " but then, he could not help inankind being vil- fortune, and one morning as I passed him on the stairs, he ble, and surrounded on the outside by antique columns of lains, and if he was more unfortunate than his neighbours, called after me to come up into his own room, " for I diff:rent orders, incrustated with marbles of various why, he could not help it so there it might end." My want to speak to thee, my lad, atout thy future welfare,” colours, and adorned by gothic sculptures. The Campa. mother, be it known, was completely different; in oppo. said he, with a laugh upon his face. When we were fastnile, a circular building, situated at the western extremity sition to my father's corpulency, she was slim and lengthy ened up (for he had a great dislike to an open door) he of the dome, is the most deserving of attention. It is a in her person, and possessed what she termed a “vast commenced his harangue thus :-"Will, my boy, I am hundred and ninety feet high, and its summit inclines mind." This vast mind" of hers was, however, only filled old, and have scraped together more than thou'lt spend, so from its base more than forty feet; it is ornamented by with scraps froin badly selected novels; and armed with I don't see why I should go on in business, wasting myself seven rows of pillars. The interior staircase is so easy of every quotation from the last romance, she assaulted my for nothing-I'll shut up shop, and we'll live in sone ascen., that it is said to be practicable fo a man on horse. father with a vigorous display of her transcendant talents. comfortable place in the country, and thou, my lad, shall back. The inhabitants call this
ir Torre Ratta. Some Some one had cold her that every clever woman was ab. be a gentleman." Of course I did not dissent from such assert that the architect sported w his art, when he gave sent and thou zhtful; she, too, would therefore be absent, a proposal ; for, to tell the truth, I had a natural aversion this tower so marked an inclination ; others maintain, that and would frequrotly, in some of her reveries, overturn to business: I answered as became a dutiful child, " that after having been regularly constructed, it gradually as. the tea urn with her arm, or upset the whole tea equipage their will was mine.” So the shop was shut up, and every sumed an inclined position, as the suil sunk under its with her foot, and she could not be brought back to her thing sold, and away we posted to our country-house, my weight.
herself, but by the cups and saucers clattering about her mother quite delighted with the change, and I myself not The interior of the Metropolitan church is majestic; it feet; and after being wet and scalded in every direction, less 80. We had purchased the manson of a gentleman is ornamented by seventy-six pillars, numerous basso-re. she just found out that she was not in the midst of a near the pleasant town of —, most charmingly situated, lievos, and paintings by the first masters. I remarked wood, but sitting down with her “clump of a husband," and commanding a fine view of the river --, as it swept particularly a Saint Agnes, of Andrea del Sarte. The as she called him, at the odious tea table. She would sit along with its rapid current. Mr. F-, the gentleman pavement is of Musaic; the choir rises in the form of an
up all morning, poring over the “lettered page," and from whom the house was purchased, had once been inverted half globe, and is composed of a substance having feasting herself and her “vast mind” on the rich stores a very considerable merchant, but owing to a reverse the appearance of painted glass, penetrable to the light, of the impenetrable secret, or a romance of the sixteenth of fortune, he had been obliged to sell his estate, and live and in which the rays of the sun are refracted. At the century, she would exclaim—"Oh that I should be wedded in a more retired manner at a small house in the neigh. bottom of this half sphere is observed an imge of the to a tallow.chandler"
bourhood. The mansion had been uninhabited for some Almighty, of gigantic size, painted several centuries ayo. My father bore all this with patience (but as in my own time, for the grass was on the walks, and the trees were
The doors at the bottom of the church are of bronze, story I should wish to adhere to truth, so in that of others scattering their wild branches in every direction, but sull and covered with numerous fi rures moulded witir them, the same principle ought to be observed.) I must in- it was evident that the whole had been planned and exe. which the inhabitants pretend to have been brought from form you inat he was rather henpecked, and feared my cuted in an elegant and tasteful manner. Jerusalem by their ancestors ia 1070). These figures repre. mother's vast tongue a great deal more than her “ vast Sheltered from the northern blast by a row of stately sent traits in holy writ. The lateral doors possess nothing mind.” They lived, however, as happily as a literate firs, vur garden bloomed in the severest weather. The ra. remarkable.
wife could live with an illiterate husband, and if they nunculus, the hyacinth, the modest lily of the valley, and The Campo Santo, or cemetery, is about a thousand often quarrelled, they did, to do them justice, very often the blushing anemone, were scattered in profusion over feet in circumference. It is rendered interesting by the agree: one point they did differ on, and had they lived to the ground. Ruse trees inyumerable shed their fragrance paintings, in fresco, which adorn the whole extent of its eternity, would have still diifered on,-this was politics. in the air; but one in pariicular attracted my attention : interior walls. The figures are of the thirteenth and My father was a tory, my mother was a whig; he loved this was close under one of the windows, and, from its fourteenth centuries, and represent the histories of the peace, she loved war; he was contented with the then height and beauty, seemed to have received no common Old and New Testament, and views of Paradise, Purga: present state of affiirs, she railed against thein; he sided care. In a few days my father set to, got the garden tory, and Hell. The latter are particularly worthy of with the ministers, the opposed them. Amidst this clash of cleared of its incumbranees, and again brought it is to its study. On one of the walls is painted the celebrated pic opinions no wonder there were sparks; but my mother got original state. Being myself fond of exercise, I frequently ture of Vergogna, or Modestina, who, to avoid seeing her the better in the argument, if argument it could be called, (for want of betur employment) busied myself in digging father Noalı, extended near her, naked and intoxicated, and in the whirlpool of liberty, rights of man, privilege around the different trees, not forgetting my favourite one covers her eyes with her hands, the fingers of which re. I of women, tyrany, and oppression, my poor father was I had been occupied thus one evening, and had left the main separated. Tlie dampness has spoiled most of these lost. The only rı» urce he had was his shop; to that he earth perfectly level round the root of the finest, when, on paintings. Copies of them may be found in a collection hastened as his ** sanctum sanctorum, "for there my mother returning in the morning to view its opening beauties, I of engravings published by Jorghen, in 1810, and the would not condescend to enter; and, shrouded in its gloom, was surpriseż to find the prints of feet about it.
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he dipped on in price and quietness. Whether my father son Crusoc could not have been more agitated when he The inhabitants of Pisa afirm that the reddish earth of bad suttered enough from his own ignorance, or wh.ther saw the marks of footsteps on his barren and desolate this ce netery, in hic?thrir dead are interred, was brought he imagined that the knowledge of Latin and Greek would shore, than I was then ; for, upon examining them more from Mount Calvary, near Jerusalem, in the twelfth prevent me from enduring the yoke which he so quietly particularly, from the size, I discovered them to be thoseci Cir.tury, and that it cursumes the body in the course of bore, I could never determine, but he took great pains to a female! “ Perhaps 'tis the servant's ?-ro, no; we biedt twenty-fvur hours.
select for me a school where these necessary accomplish- but one female, and she had never such a fout as this A vast gallery, contained in the cemetery, is bordered meats to a man of any pretensions to ability were most Perhaps 'tis my mother's ?-oh, Lord, said I to myseit, by ancient tombs, of which the sculpture attests the great completely of the greatest importance, and where every her foot would make six of these! Then whose could i untiquity. The inscriptions are unfortunately for the mest thing else but the classics were quite neglected. I went be?-a stranger's—thui's certain. But when could she part illegible.
through the wsual rouride of a classical education; had' cone? not in the morning, fun I was an early riser, a