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downward, and the plumula on the contrary invariably ascends, required the cause ?
6 Qu. (72) By the same. From whence originates the caloric produced by friction; from the body rubbed, or from some other source?
7 Qu. (73) By the same. Draw the line of distinction between the electric and galvanic fluids.
8 Qu. (74) By Mr. A. Hirst, Marsden. If a thermometer be put under a receiver, and it be exhausted of air; will the focus of a burning lens thrown upon the thermometer have any effect in rais:-ing it? If not-required the reason.
9 Qu. (75) By the same. The heat of the sun's rays may be felt through a window, (or even ice), but this is not the case with the heat of a culinary fire, or any artificial heat-Query the cause?
10 Qu. (76) By the same. It is an old maxim, that if the sky be red in the west after sunset, it betokens that the succeeding day will be fine-Query, what is the cause of this redness, and what degree of credit ought to be given to this assertion ? 11 Qu. (77) By Mr. M. Borough, * of Rebroyd-bridge,
near Halifur. What is the cause of the sweet taste of a frosted. potatoe?
12 Qu. (78) By Mr. S. Lavel, Boston. Why do distillers use raw grain with their malt ?
13 Qu. (79) By Mr. Malt. It is a common opinion, that malt brewed in large quantities is more productive than when brewed in * This query was also proposed by Mr. John Nowell, of Farnley,
smaller portions; as for instance, that eight bushels will make a hogshead of stronger ale, than four bushels will make half a hogshead, or two bushel a quarter cask, &c.—Is this opinion correct?
14 Qu. (80) By Mr. A. Nesbit, Farnley. How are we to account for the peopling of America, which was unknown to the rest of the world, until the year 1492, when it was found inhabited, not only by human beings, as also with birds and beasts, differing in general from those of the old world ?
: 15 Qu. (81) By Mr. J. Nowell. Hay stacked green and soft, will heat and become brown; some grooms say that hay in this state is better for horses, as it causes them to drink more-is this assertion true or false; if true, what is the reason ?
16 Qu.(82) By the same. It is said that a barberry bush growing in a field of corn, causes mildew around to a certain extent is this true, if so, required the reason ?
17 Qu. (83) By Mr. M. Phoston. From what is the word Epiphany derived, and what is understood to be celebrated by this annual feast?
18 Qu. (84) By the same. Can the annual custom of eating twelfth-cake, be 'traced to any satisfactory source ?.
WHERE dost thou dwell,
The painter's art, the poet's fire,
Its consecrated shade!
From cares releas'd,
The primrose ! emblem of that frigid state,
Yet still me who,
Would wish to prove
food. Oh nymph with poppies crown'd, Shed thy dull power
around; Let thy dark mantle ravish from my
view Inconstant youth! your perjuries and you.
BY MARIANNE MEGGETT.
How oft doth merit pine alone,
She saw this rose which grac'd the bower,
here with weeds to vie,
My husband! And when our little boy was born, Who watch'd my bed from night till morn, And sigh’d, and look'd like one forlorn ?
My husband'! Who wept for joy to see me mend, Whate'er
heart would wish for send ? Oh! how shall I describe
My husband !