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Journal of Belles Lettres, Politics and fashion.
SATURDAY, MARCIL 99, 1817.
POLITE LITERATURE. adequacy, and by magmticence, constithe art of poetry. From this art be bora
lutes an essential part of good writing.rows nothing but its metre. He does not *** THE MEDICAL STYLE OF LORD BYRON so fur Lord Byron tuls. Almost every adorn or rehne, or el sale that meire. lie
To the F.ditor of the Lolcrary Gazette. impurity and maccuracy of diction, depends too much upon the strength of leis NIR, I am surprised, that amidse which had gradually been werdded from conception, or not the profund is of to 3. the different attempts made to classify our lingu.ge during the last century, we emotion, and does not suficiently conspe genus of Lord Biron, he has never time again springing up his works. I der, that a strong wea 1.4 be 1.ll Burst erutopared with Dante. Both poets will take a passige at random.
strengthened, and a beautiful se made the same intensity of passion and Int not enough, anhappy thing, to dno
still more beautitul, by the language in We of thought, the same neglect othwa art! Is this a d-von so kin it mora, huch it is couched. Thed be, for inpore, ibe same reiteration of stroke upon Thon knowist wol, trik it lot to winstoogm, os both tenderness and tie reebess, instead of
sance, told us, that the sense persel atrule, whub produces in the aggregate. On cath no more, but now gled with the skie the edirit of sublimity; and the same soll sill bou dream on future joy and se
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To com lude, I must userit, after a wduwiar fragment called Darkness, though
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cessive lines. It is a most ungracetulbul do justice to his own grumus; (untains, nevertheless more come me the present instance appropriate, quam subject of popular and permanent
tlut of he woud srlett ne forsets of this attimes between them, than any other of Lord Byron's sketches, so
so is too weab a word for a temuinas crest, and it unsuitable to his own tar as it goes, il mas matah with many
twn — and homeless bus niher rhyme peculiar gronus, he might, by operado passages of the Interno, 10 ferntie fancy
nor accent to trtoumrod u. Thus iting the begance and purity of modern and in the power of extracting porto a tavorabile peuven: but open dation, to the force and trichom of onroute from plulosophical causes. With
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of diction. But as other critics have from being enfeebled, are much strength- / sults to which we can find nothing analogous, NO. X. SATURDAY, MARCH 29, 1817.
PRICE ls. POLITE LITERATURE. adequacy, and by magnificence, consti- the art of poetry. From this art he bor
tutes an essential part of good writing, rows nothing but its metre. He does not ON THE POETICAL STYLE OF LORD BYRON. so far Lord Byron fails. Almost every adorn or refine, or elevate that metre. He
To the Editor of the Lilerary Gazette. impurity and inaccuracy of diction, depends too much upon the strength of his Sir, I am surprised, that amidst which had gradually been weeded from conception, or upon the profundity of his all the different attempts made to classify our language during the last century, we emotion, and does not sufficiently consithe genius of Lord Byron, he has never find again springing up in his works. I der, that a strong idea may be still been compared with Dante. Both poets will take a passage at random.
strengthened, and a beautiful one made possess the same intensity of passion and “ Is't not enongh, nnhappy thing, to know
still more beautiful, by the language in force of thought, the same neglect of Thou art? Is this a boon so kindly given, which it is couched. Had he, for ingrace, the same reiteration of stroke upon Thiou knowest not, reck'st not to what region, so both tenderness and fierceness, instead of
stance, told us, that the dove possessed stroke, which produces in the aggregate, On earth no more, but mingled with the skies? the effect of sublimity; and the same still will thou dream on future joy and woe?
“ tender fierceness,” the thought would power of conveying all that is horrible Regard and weighi you diist before it fies. still have remained the same, but would and grand, through the medium of emo- That little aru saith more than thousand homi. assuredly have lost all its poetical value.
lies." tion, rather than of description. That
To conclude, I must assert, after a sedusingular fragment called Darkness, though
Here some of the pauses are placed lous and candid examination of his writwithout any adequate object in view, cessive lines. Is't is a most ungraceful wbich do justice to his own genius; without any adequate object in view, too near the beginning or ending of suc- ings
, that he has not yet produceti any which could justify it as a composition, abbreviation - saith, thoughperhaps in but that if he would select some contains, nevertheless, more convincing the present instance appropriate, is quaint subject of popular and permanent inproofs of this affinity between them, thay any other of Lord Byron's sketches. So tion -- and homilies has neither rhyme peculiar genius, he might, by superad
so is too weak a word for a termina- terest, and not unsuitable to his own far as it goes, it may match with
many passages of the Inferno, in terrific fancy,
nor accent to recommend it. This is ding the elegance and purity of modern and in the power of extracting poetical
even a favorable specimen; but open diction, to the force and freedom of anresults from philosophical causes. With
any where, and the same faults still apcient thought, execute a work, which all its faults, I consider it the finest spepear.
“posterity would not willingly let die." cimeu we bave hitherto bad, of his Lord
" I've scaped a bloodier hour thau this.” “ Now ship's abilities.
" And fire inquenchent, nnqnenchuble -One may clearly perceive, in the suc around, within thy heart shall drill,” PROGRESS OF THE SCIENCES. cessive publications of this noble author, Epithets, those vigorous auxiliaries of the gradual improvement of his poetical poetry, are but thinly scattered through
It is well known that the deeper we penefaculties, as time and experience contri-liis poems, whose natural dryness and aus
trate into the earth, the greater is the
warmthi. buted to mature them. Nay, one might terity want the relief of such ornaments. calculated, that this increase of warmth
At Frieberg, they prelend to have even imagine such an improvement visi
. The following beautiful simile in the amounts to one degree of the thermometer ble in the latter passages of his first Childe Harold, starts out of the gloomy for 150 feet: from which it is interred, that Childe Harold, as compared with its canvas with all the grace of contrast. at the depth of 50 German, (225 English) commencement.
But I regret to say, Speaking of the Spanish Heroines, who, miles iron must melt and the interior of the that neither practice nor precept has though they fought for their country, carth be a sea of liquid fire. produced any refinement in his style ; were not the less gentle and bewitching, NEW PROPERTIES OF LIGHT. on the contrary, this has sensibly de“ Tis but the tender fierceness of the dove,
Dr. Brewster's discovery, that a plate of teriorated. If poetry be the perfection Pecking the hand that hovers v'er her mate.” unequal temperature has different local powof thought and language, and if language
ers of polarization, seems to prove a close be the vehicle for conveying thought,
I shall now quote a stanza for the pur-connexion between the newly investigated both these qualities, and with them fail in elegance or correctness, from mere This is indeed his own opinion, and he states
pose of proviny, that this author does not properties of light and those of magnetism. poetry itself, are injured by carelessness inability; and, that his thoughts
, so far that the effects of his experiments are sufficiently aniinadverted on the broader ened by these qualities.
but in the perplexing phenomena of magnelifeatures of his writings, the plot, the
cal and clectrical polarity.” sentiments, and the characters; and as And those who know it best, deplore iỉ must.
“ "Tis an old lesson; Time approves it true, they have almost totally neglected that when all is won that all desire to woo,
ELECTRICAL TORPEDO. sort of verbal criticism, which, though The paltry prize is hardly worth the cost.
Some very curious discoveries, highly in
teresting to the lovers of Natural History, minute, is not therefore unimportant, and Youth wasted, mind degraded, honor lost; which every critic, from Longinus down If, kindly cruel, early hope is crost, These are thy fruits, successful Passion, these! have recently been communicated to the
Royal Society, by Mr, Todd, a medical gento Blair, has conceived necessary, I shall still to the last it rankles, a disease,
tleman, as the result of numerous expericonfine myself, almost exclusively, both Not to be cured when Love itself forgets to ments on that wonder of nature, the Torpedo, in this and subsequent essays, to the con
or Electrical Fish. Mr. Tudd observes, that sideration of style.
On the whole, I would say, that Lord the shocks received from the animal, were
never sensible above the shoulder, and selSo far, then, as style, by the glowing Byron displays in his performances, the dum above the elbow joint: the ititensity, combination of words, by the nervous mind of a great poet, but devies himself also, of the shock bore no relation to the size terseness of sentences, by harmony, by the benefit which he might derive from of the fish, but an evident relation to its live
liness and vice versa. The shock did not In the last number of the “ Annals of Phi., water, olive oil, gum and water, or butter;"
N. B. The same number of the “ Aonals the exercise of their electrical powers : were scanty, but his urine ccus abundant.” At of Philosophy" contains an account of four though in many instances they had recourse ter these recondite symptoms, which no one
inore dogs, a gendoo, a young lutra, two to that power in the first moment of coer- could have suspected without the assistance birds, a mouse, a monkey, a cat, a species cion. It was also ascertained by repeated of philosophy, appearances of disease pre- of ox, and a fowl, who were poisoned with the experiments, putting two animals of equally sented themselves, and “ as the leanness con
juice of the Oupas tree at Java, and after being apparent health into vessels of water, draw-tinually increased, the unimal lost its strength for some time deliberately tortured, died in ing successive shocks from one, and suffer- and died on the 32nd day. The dead body horrible ugonies, martyrs in the cause of sciing the other to remain quiescent, that the was found destitule of fat, and the muscles entific research !!! As this article is marked death of the animal was hastened by the ab- deprived of five-sixths of their usual volume." Straction of its electric fluid ! After a description of a few other physical communicate to you these remarks.
" to be continued,” I thought it high time to effects, deduced from the sacrifice of this vicBOTANICAL EFFECTS OF CLIMATE.
tim to the sciences, the learned narrator pro We are much pleased with the ridicule
ceeds to intorm us, with true philosophical our correspondent so justly throws over these It is a newly established facı iu Natural calmness, that “ a second, and a third dog, brutal and disgusting experiments. . We lijstnry, deserving the attention of orna- fed likewise upon sugar and water, shared a must further observe, that men so destitute mental Botanists, that a much greater pro- similar fate!"
of heart as these experimenters, have never portion of the various species of the botanical
Your readers will now, I presume, be dis- head enough to promote the real advancedivision of nature, is fitted for the endurance posed to cry “ Murder !" But though three ment of science. Mr. Mayendie might have of extreine heat than of violent cold. Recent dogs might have stopped the mouths of the saved bimselt much trouble and contempt if writers have drawn this observation from an three-headed dog of hell, nothing will stop he had merely recollected that the creatures accurate survey of vegetation through its dis- the mouth of a philosopher. “Two dogs fed which he thus treated with vegetable subtinct gradations from the polar towards the upon olive oil and water died on the 36th day stances were curnivorous animals!--that they equatorial regions, marking, in each stage, with precisely the same phenomenu.” “Seve- want the glandular system and long intesthe progressive course. The only exception ral dogs were fed with gum and water, their tinal canal which are essential even to the to the general rule is that of the Lichens, fate was precisely the same." “ A dog fed on mere digestion of such substances—and that which are to be found in all climates, and butter” (and here I cannot help exclaiming therefore any conclusion drawn from such alike unassailable by the extremes of each. with Pallet: “Lord in heaven! what beastly experiments, respecting the nutritive nature It is evident from this, that the varieties of fellows these philosophers' are!") died on of these substances, must be talse and ridicuindigenous plants, increase in proportion as the 36th day, with precisely the saine phe-lous. They do not even enter into the system we approach the equator: for, although in nomena; though on the 34th Hesh was given of the animals: they cannot digest them. We lands nearest to the pole, Spitzbergen and him, and he was allowed to eat of it at pleu- are astonished that Dr. Thompson could adGreenland, the number of species do not ex- sure.”
mit such a paper into bis work. Similar obceed 30, yet they increase gradually thus You will naturally ask what result these servations we would apply to the monsters Lapland, 534-Iceland, 553—Sweden, 1300 exploits of grey-headed iniquiry were ex- who open animals alivc, &c. &c. They ob-Centre of Europe, 2000-Piedmont, 2800 pected to produce. “ From these curioris er- serve not that the tortures they inflict al-and 4000 in Jamaica. This is an increas- periments of Mr. Magendie and Dr. Thomp ways induce a morbid action; that this acing ratio which cannot be the effect of son, it is obvious that none of these articlestion alone they discover, instead of the chance, and is worthy botanical considera- are capable of nourishing dogs!" Without any healthy ove; that nature thus baffles the ention. But it must be remembered that alti- pretence to the double application of “Vates," quiries of those who violate her most sacred tude produces a greater change than latitude; I would have ventured to predict the same, laws; and that they thus retaril, instead since it has been clearly ascertained that 4 or and since it has been justly observed that lit- of promote, the advancement of physio5000 yards in elevation in the hottest parts tle minds delight in conteniplating the stumb-logy. of the globe, produce greater changes in tem- ling of their superiors, it must be my igno
W. perature than 5000 miles in distance from rance which induces me to smile at the the equator. It is also a curious fact, as ascertained by learned Doctor will take the advice of a plain learned Doctor's conclusion. But if the
PROGRESS OF THE SCIENCES IN ITALY.ZA Humboldt, that in South America, plants unlettered man, he will suspend these ope- professor of Physiology in Sardinia has been will grow at a height of 1800 yards above rations in the dog-days; for I am but half discharged from his office for having em. that elevation, where on the Alps and Pyre-persuaded of the truth of Mr. Locke's obser- ployed in his last publication the heretical nees vegetation ceases.
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cious animal comprehend the nature of the Madrid, March 11.--" Principles of policy ap
conspiracy, which is fomenting against his plicable to all representative governments, Mr. Editor, Among the various experi- domestic quiet, I tremble to think of the con- and particularly to the present constitution ments of that gifted class of beings whose sequences of a philosophic hydrophobia. of France, by M. Benjamin de Constant, titular denomination I have inscribed above, I had long considered tha:: of “ my uncle," ous consideration. The different religious and propositions false in politics and the hi
The question also involves apother seri-Counsellor of State," as containing maxims who contined frogs in waxen brceches, as the sectarians are daily petitioning parliament erarchical order, contrary to the spirit of remost sagacious ; but, it appears, I considered for relief and protection, and should any ligion, captious, subversive of the power of wrongly, for I am enabled to lay before you, zealous follower of the Pythagorean system the cliurch,anti-dogmatical, leading to schism from
the respectable authority of Dr. Thomp take this matter in hand, parliamentary in- and to religivus tolerance, and pernicious to son, the operations of a Philosopher, whose Auence might possibly obtain the enactment the state, were prohibited here by order of progress in the career of Science seems preg- of a lex talionis, wbich might reduce the the King on the 2nd of March. nant with alarm and danger to the canine Doctor and his associates to the disagreeable
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1 2mo. CONSTANTINOPLE, Jan. 25, 1817.-The tol- but toward 3 o'Clock, he was seized with a
Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough, having lowing letters of Dr. Burghardt (who con violent diarrhæa, which weakened him so
an elecíioneering object to carry against ducted M. Von Rosenfeld into the Lazaretto, much that he was soon obliged to lie down. Lord Grimstone, got into her possession the and observed him there) give the continuation le band a fever through the night, and was
manuscript of a foolish play, called “ Love of the accounts of Mr. Von Rosenteld's expe- at times delirious: the diarrhaa became in a Hollow Tree," written by that nobleriments with his preventative of the plaguc more violent, and his weakness increased in man when a boy at school. This comedy and the unfortunate result of thein.
proportion. When I desired to speak to him she published and circulated with great inDECEMBER 27, 1816.-Llaving been inform yesterday morning, I learned with alliction dustry, and at a considerable expense, for the ed by the Dragoman of the Porie, that M. Von ihat the unfortuvaie man, by his heroic zeal purpose of covering her opponent with ridiRosenfeld, before he visited persons infected in the service of humanity, had himself becule; but all that lier Grace gained by the with ttie plague, (which he did regularly twice come the viction of the scourge which he vindictive maneuvre was the raising a a day) rubbed himself with oil, I immediately sought w avert. Two hours before my ar- laugh against his Lordship and herself
. went to him, and soon discovered that this rival, a plaguc-bubo appeared under the leti The artıtice of the Duchess, however, was a report was set on foot out of envy, by a per- armpit. 'llis sental faculties abandoned only harmless piece of pleasantry, compared with son to whom Rosenfeld would not coniinu- for moments, he was fully aware of his situ- the rancorous malevolence or wicked cupinicate his secret. More certainly to contro-ation, which'excited in him a kind of gloomy day of those persons who have, contrary to vert this suspicion, 1 caused Mr. Von Rosen. aftliction, which was expressed in his ges- Wat 'Tyler into the world, without the confeld, in my presence, to wash his hands with soap, to dry them, and then, also in my pre- mained the same during the day (the 20th)
, sent of the author, Whether their intensence, to touch fresh plagne ulcers, which he but in the course of the night preceding the tion has been to hold him p. to public ridishowed himself perfectly willing to du. lle
21st bccarve more violent: the disease cule, or to put money into their own pockels, touched upon several patients six or seven reached the highest degree, and all the symp
at bis expeose, the inference drawn by every pustules and as many bubocs, and even put ioms began to be morial. When I visited liberal mind will be equally decisive in rehis fore-finger so deep into the buvoes, that ium this morning early, he was already ncar prolating the nefarious transaction. But if the pus ran down upon his hands, which he is end; he was no longer able to swallow this conduct be so reprehensible, what then with the palms of both hands rubbed in the medicines. Towards noon, the body be-apology can be made for those legislaturs on his bare arms till no trace of moisture was gan to puro blue, and lost its natural warmth, (we speak without the slightest selervisible. I remained filleen minutes with and about 2 o'clock in the afternoon, the cace to party, with which we have nothing to him after this operation, in order fully 20 last spark was extinguished of the life of a
do, and for which we feel only contempt,) convince myself ihat the pestiferous matter man universally lamented by all, who even who, forgerill of their intimate connexion must in that time bave been wholly received after his death will retain a grateful remem- with the laws and constitution of the counby the absorbent vessels, into the systems. brance of his generous but unsuccessful ry, have dragged this surrej.litious piece I followed the same process with the Drago enterprise.
into their political debates, with the view man, whom he had also provided with his
M. 'Von Rosenteld had been 38 days in of wounding the feelings of the author swe preservative.
the Lazzaretto. In his last moments he had more severely, and of aggravating an injury JANUARY 12, 1817.-11. Von Rosenfeld, as the spiritual assistance of the worthy Catho which was already sufficiently enormous, well as his Dragoman, found themselves per- lic clergyman, who also took down his last The poem), it seems, was composed at the fectly well after the trial made on the 27th of will, in which he recommends his necessitous carly age of nineteen, and at a perjod, too, December, as described in the preceding let family to the favor of his sovereign the when older heads than that of the author ter; and as no change has appeared in his Emperor Francis.”
were heated tr a degree of enthusiastic health up to this day, (being the 16th day)
transport by revolutionary doctrines, then his preservative may perhaps be considerecí MECTANICAL ARTS.
rendered dazzling through the deceitful meas thereby confirmed, or, what perbaps is niore Rome, 22 FEBRUARY.-- An object of ad- dium of the French declaration of equal probable, he is not susceptible of the plague, miration at present is an equally inge- rights. That a youth of lively imagination, or at least is not at present so disposed as to be nious and bold scaffolding in the Church of under such circumstances, should take a infected by it. In my opinion, all depends St. Peter, within the interior of the dome, popular story out of the English annals, and on this circumstance, and repeated experi- up to the lantern, in order to repair the turn it into a scenic representation, corence has contirmed this opinion. Thus, für No aic's there. It is of the invention of responding in sentiment with what was instance, we see people who during the inost Angelo Pazacini, Engineer of St. Peter's, and actually passing on the great stage of the malignant plague, have served for ycars in the vill soon be engraved by the care of the world, ought neither to excite surprize, nor hospitals, as attendants on the sick, without architect Marini.- A scaffolding designed hy to provoke severity. But the poem, though lieing infected, and yet fall at last victims to the celebrated Nicola Zadaglia was not found it does in fait make the insurgents of the le contagion, without any satisfactory rea- applicable.
fourteenth century speak the language of son appearing, why they should be intectco A Sun-dial is now constructing in St. modern zealots on the subjects of liberty and just at that moment, and not years before. Peier’s Place, to which the obelisk standing cquality, is so far in character, that the Physicians, who are inevitably exposed to there is to serve as the index, and thus be truth of the history is by no means vio ated, the contagion every year, sometimes remain restored perhaps to its original destination. unless it be in the hypocrisy ascribed to the untouched, till at last one or other of them Monsignor Maccazani, Prefect della Fabrica Archbishop, and the charge of treachery is seized with the plague. Fathers of tami- (of the works of St. Peter), has this Sun-dial cast upon the King. Our object here, lies, who have attended their faruily in the erected at his own expenre,
however, is But Iv review the drama, which
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