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denheim, has indeed publicly advanced, ' .con amore. His successor, who has inherited REVIEW OF NEW BOOKS, e of art, and that one in the Stockholm museum might hardly one of his father's tastes, has done ch offer the case be placed in the next rank after that of nothing for its improvement or the enlarge

LITHOLOGY. he instance als Paris : we must however confess, that ex- ment. It is for him only a sort of retire

Traité des Caractères physiques des Pierres in the screen cept the Nine Muses, a Grecian Priestess, ment, where he often indulges in his meEaste, that and an Endymion of remarkable beauty, lancholy ideas, and has only a small court précieuses, pour servir à leur détermination sublish this pe which was found in the rums of the Villa with him. Stockholm itself does not pos. Havy, Member of the Royal Academy of

Hadriani, in 1783, and was purchased by sess, one public or private building in a great Sciences, Professor of Mineralogy of the Jarsome bas-reliefs, the good Mr. Fredenheim hall of the assembly of the States (in front din du Roi and the Faculty of Sciences, Men

has indulged in an exaggeration which only of which stands the statue of Gustavus Vasa) ber of the Imperial Academy of Sciences at ON STELSE

St. Petersburg, and the Royal Academies patriotism can excuse.

is low, overloaded with architectural ornaseat of the arts, appears from the fact, that destination. The Schloszplaz (Palace-square) science and men of the world, presents reHow little Sweden can be considered as a inents, and remarkable for nothing but its of Berlin, Lisbon, Munich, &c. &c.

This work, which is destined for men of besides the cabinet of Count Brahê, which is more striking, and more modern. If you searches of a kind entirely new, and doully

which is an admirable David, by Guido, and Drottnings-gatan and Regerings-gatan, the interesting, whether considered with respect here whst ja

the beautiful portrait of Mad. Montespan, by palace lies just before you. Under the shade to themselves or the views of utility by

Mignard,) and the cabinet of a private col of the statue of Gustavus Adolphus, and by which the celebrated author has been guidei. la Tonare

the bridge over a small arm of the sea which His object is to enable artists who work in abroad, se there is not a single collection in Stockholm, divides the palace from the square you lections, to know and judge of these sub

precious stones, and amateurs who form colworth mentioning. Another proof is, that the inost eminent there the Opera-house, here the Palace of termine their value by experiments at once

and left are buildings in a very regular style: stances, after they have been cut, and to deSwedish painters, as Spaarman, Westmüller, the Princess Albertine, aunt to the King simple and decisive, and thus to avoid the

Hall, &c. &c. acquired their reputation and The whole is, as I have already said, strik mistakes to which those individuals are exHe malt 2 fortnne abroad. In this branch of art, the ing, but cannot be described in detail

. The posed who consult only their false and deonly other names worth mentioning are statue of the Swedish hero, though made ceiving physiognomy: Breda, the pupil of Sir Joshua Reynolds, an by L'Archèque, Sergell's master, is but in

Precious stones lose in the hands of art excellent portrait painter; Masreliez, an different, and does not exactly stand in one

the distinctive forms impressed upon then historical painter, whose compositions have line between the bridge and the castle. On by nature: the observer is thus deprived of more grace than strength, and the two bro- the whole, the place is too confined for so

the only characteristic which is invariably thers Martin, of whom the one is an excel-many objects. Stockholm is, notwithstand- combined with their essence, and thuse who,

lent engraver, and the other a pleasing, land- ing this,'one of the finest cities, and at least in judging of these substances, confine theme Bresi que

scape painter. Besides these, I could not one the most worthy of being seen in selves merely to ocular testimony, can permention any other, and even the latter might Europe. It would be one of the largest, if ceive only accidental differences of appearbe contested with Sweden.

it were equally extended every way, which ance by which they are liable to be deceived. With respect to statuary, the series seems is not the case. Some of the streets, scarce

It remained for the philosopher who first has, however, educated several pupils

, who extend far into the country selay, chemier torns, to bring artists to that degree of preto be nearly closed with Sergell's name. Hely indicated by two rows of wooden houses, gave correctness to the arrangement of mi.

nerals, by the observation of their natural already promise some thing, especially one sides you already fancy yourself in the who is gone to Rome, and taken with him fields, before you come to the barriers. Thecision, the advantages of which are lost with a uame of good omen; he is called Göthe. populous and Hourishing capital does not regard to precious stones, when they are In respect to architecture, neither Stock-strike you till you reach the more inhabited submitted to the operation of cutting. holm, nor its neighbourhood, has any thing parts.

M. Hauy has conceived the happy idea of to show which announces great progress in Now a coup-d'æil; as it were a bird's-eye the form of minerals, various physical pro

substituting for the character presented by this art. The royal palaces in Stockholm view. Rocks, rise upon rocks, and form a perties, which though insuficient in themand Drottningholm arc masses of stone, less rampart, which seems to surround the hori- selves, and when considered detachelly, deremarkable for their architecture than for zon about the town: on all sides the sea rive all their force from their union and comthe beauty of their situation. The one is a comes in and divides it into islands, and (bination. Their properties, which are in a large square building, on an eminence, which unites with the waters of the Meler Lake. overlooks the harbour, and nearly the whole The harbour, in a semi-circular form, Searches of the author, are presented in the

great measure the fruit of the delicate retown. The other exiends with heavy archi- stretches out in its whole extent, and is so form of a table, which by comprising under secture to the Meler Lake, and presents at a deep, that it even receives ships of war distance, if you come from Stockholm, a under the walls of the palace, and promotes which doubts may arise from the very pro

one genus the different stones, cuncerning beautiful prospect. The Castle of Haga, a in every way the advantage of maritime interhappy thought of Gustavus the Third, and course. properly nu more than a very pretty sketch great commercial activity on the broad quays. by which they may be distinguished.

In spite of rocks and frost, there is perty of colour, enables the reader to per

ceive at first glance the different experiments of a Royal Palace, lies in the middle of an Three of the finest quarters of the city are English garden, laid out with great judge ornamented with the statues of the three it was, however, necessary to make the

To facilitate the application of the method, ment, and the inside is adorned with much Gustavus's, which awaken great recollec, reader acquainted with the properties from

We see at the first look that Gusta- tions. The arsenal recalls the triumph of whence characters are derived, and likewise vus must have built and lived in this palace Gustavus the Third, in 1772; and the saloon with the mode of making experiments cal

of the Theatre reminds us of his unhappy culated to verify them. In order to render · When be published the antiques of the death 1792. Alternately filled with: admira: this part of the work generally intelligible, Royal Museum at Stockholm. – Von Göch- tion and reflections, we survey all this with the author found it requisite tu explain the

great interest; and perhaps ihis faint de- iruths of science by a particular torin of lan2 Reinhard and Sickler's almanack from Rome scription may enable you to conceive how of 1810, mentions him as the sculptor of a Me one may pass with pleasure, twenty rivers of those who are strangers to this kind of

guage, alapted, even to the comprehension Jeager, a Bacchus, a Hebe, and several busts. and three arms of the sea to see Stockholm. study. M. Hany has turtilled this consideraThe Bacchus, in particular, as far as we have Adieu. beeb able to learn, is said to be a masterpiece

rion by scrupulously avoiding all scientific equally distinguished by genius in the concep

phrases, and by an admirable choice of sim, tion and beauty in the execution.-Von Göch

ple expressions, and numerous comparisons haussen,

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inform without fatiguing the understand My mistress, Madam, sends by me,

To pont, look sulky, even sonr, ing. He begins by giving short explana “ And says she'll come and take lier tea When broke their little dream of power. tions of certain geometrical terms, which “ With yon to-day, but wliat the hour enable him to abbreviate the table of that I have forgot-or five, or four.”

'Twas thus the mighty school-dame's pride, beautiful theory, to which the mineralogical Thus said, he left the miller's dame,

For this time was severely try'd, system owes its advancement and perfection;

All wonder how this honor came;

Who thouglit no mischief, shame, or evil, and to demonstrate all its advantages by a

But come it was, and, mighty glad

Could match the dread of being civil brief description of the various species of

That such an honor now she had,

To those who held that state in life,
Her stiffen'd silks began to rustle,

As equal with the miller's wife. precious stones. He then proceeds to deve

Her household all partook the bustle, lope the physical knowledge relative to the Dobbin was saddled in a trice,

SONG. employment of characters, and to detail the

1. For port and sherry, cakes and spice, processes by which the experiments are to Well furnish'd from a neighbouring town,

0! sweet is the face of the dew-spangled mon! be made.

Was brought in safety, and set down.

When smiling she peeps the blue mountains This article is particularly remarkable on This, to the master's great amazement,

above, account of the interest which arises from the He saw within his humble casement;

But sweeter the blushes, by far, that adorn subject of which it treats, as well as its con

As home he came to take bis drinking,

The cheeks of the Maid who first tanght me nexion with all that precedes it. It may be And little of this favour thinking;

to love. termed a little treatise on natural philosophy

But would not mar the tea-cup plan :
He bade his wife to fill his can.

of the Sun-0! how brilliant the pure golden for general use, in which the principal pheMeanwhile the stately-looking lady,

blaze, nomena of light, electricity and magnetism

For tea and gossip drest and ready,

When high he has climbid in the arch of the are explained with that clearness and elegance Approach'd the humble curate's door,

sky! of style, which remind us of the important Whose only fault was being poor.

But brighter by far are the love-shedding rape work of the author, who has rendered clas

His learning gentled his condition ;

That dart from the orb of her sparkling black sical those sublime truths, which were be His piety might gain admission,

eye.

S. fore reserved only io a few privileged minds. Wbere kings and courtiers stand without, The book concludes with an Appendix,

With less of hope than fear and doubt;

of the silver-clad eve-O, how set is the

tread! which explains within a narrow compass all

Bnt while these matters we're debating, the positive knowledge, which it is impor

The lady at the door is waiting,

Melodious the murmur that floats thro' the

grove; tant to acquire concerning another class of

Anticipating all the greeting substances, which come under our observa

That was to grace the favour'd meeting,

But softer by far are the accents that lead
And ill could brook the long delay

My food heart to hope, that she's melting to tion more frequently than precious stones,

love. Which barrd the entrance of her way. such as Agate, Lapis lazuli, yellow Amber,

4. &c., which appear under such a variety of The curate's wife had got her share

When the stars are away–0, how dark is the forms, and are applierl to so many useful Of sense, and cleanliness and care;

night, purposes.

And this to use the housewife's phrase)

When the pale moon is quench'd by some From what we have said of this work, it Was one of her most busy days ;

heavy black cloud ! must be evident that it needs only to be read

Lest gentles should mistake my meaning,

But should she bid hope from my bosom take It was a day of thorough cleaning;

flight, to be understood. Its value is besides en

When mop, and pail, and brush, and broom,

A much thicker gloom would niy soul then creased by the correctness of the printing, In turn must visit every room ;

enshrowd.
the elegance of the types and finished style Nor could the wainscot, or the ceiling,
of the Engravings.
Escape a portion of their feeling,

THE BANKS OF THE STOUR.
ORIGINAL POETRY.
Amidst this clatter, rout, and din,

The alder grows green on the banks of the Stour,
And the willow flings there its

grey

sbade;
The lady made her entrance in;
PRIDE'S MISTAKE :
And if her eyes could double two,

And frequent along its fresh margin á flower

Will discover its beautiful head.
They would have found enough to do:

Loos'ning the hinges of her tongue,
The stately mistress of a school,

There, gay as the flowret which hangs o'er the

Which was not very stiffly hung, Who rul'd to live and liv'd to rule,

stream,
With stifled interjecting stammer
Took breath and gave her tongue a halt,

In my childhood I rambled along ;
Inquir'd the meaning of this clamour,
And slipp'd the hour of finding fault.

There kindled my fancy with honour's wild
And whence tliis rude reception came;
Smoothing the wrinkles of her brow,

dream,
Scarce answer'd by the thrifty dame,
As much as time could well allow,

And I first felt the pleasure of song.
Who ply'd her brusl, and thought it crime
And while she gave her thoughts to range,

To lose in needless talk her time;

And now that affliction sits wan on my cheek,
Songht respite in some little change ;
And thinking time employ'd in use

Or the fever-flush fitfully glows,
But still between her want and pride

Could hardly want froin her excuse,

Ou the banks of the Stoor once more I must
It was not casy to decide.
Thank'd the good lady for her call,

seek
She took some little state upon her,
Pursued her task-and that was all -

An asylum in which to repose.
And thonght she did her neighbours honor; Till call'd to answer to her name,
To some a nod, to some her knee,

She understood the lofty dame,

Retir'd from the service of honour and wealth With sonie she'd gossip, some take tea, Of pride and etiqnette observaut,

As in indolence hither I roam, In short it was a mighty favor

Had sent a message by her servant;

Ye

breezes ! prevail on the red bloom of bealth, Thought by these honest folks to have her. To which she thouglit some credit due

To revisit her desolate home. Still undetermined, deep in thought, “ For Ma'am I only visit you:

Langham, The village in review was brought :

“ And this reception, worse than rude, Dame Gossling! po—hat would not do; “ The next time it shall do you good."

THE DISCONTENTED MAN.
The Quaker-was rejected too.
At length this visitation strife

The curate's wife could only wonder ;

There is a debt we all must pay,
Was settled in the Curate's wife.
At length she hit upon the blunder :

The sooner it is paid the better;
Pondering in thought and silence till

Come Tyrant Death ; why this delay?
Nor was the Curate's wife to blame;
Her name-sake cross'd her, of the mill.

I wish not to remain thy debtor.
Because her neighbour had her name,
Or if the lady's tivery lout

If little things to little men,

Some ask a year, a month, an hour;
Her message took another route;
Swell into mighty matters, when

Nay, some implore a moment's credit!
But so it was, the miller's stream
They occupy iu time or place

And though, like them, I know aby pow'r,
Had some way took bis waking dream,
The narrow limits of their space,

Come when it will, I do not dread it.
And with his errand doft his hat,
We may allow the tender sex

No houses, lands, or gold bave I
To show he'd got his message pat.-
To vapour, break their fans, and vex;

Let Fortune, jade ! say why and werefore;

J. C. S.

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Bachelors of Arts.-George Thomas, of, blonassey, and for this reason :-one day, as Hing causes give rise to great names; for

ESED SETT,
Then what have I to do but die?

Yesterday the following gentlemen were majesty holds his greater court. It is here the dream di po With nothing left on earth to care for, admitted :

that he presents himself in all his magnifiboty sched-lamling Life is a feast-a strange one too!

Doctor in Medicine.-Charles Lewis Mer-cence; and no foreigner is introduced to erely try' To fare but poorly I've been able ; yon, of St. Jobn's Coll.

him without being struck by his imposing hief, shame , da Yet seen enough to pall my view

Bachelors of Arts.—Mr. Charles Herbert appearance. There is a spacious corridor, und of being in So let me now retire from table. Martin, of Exeter Coll.

leading to this saloon, called the Veni; and at state is the If twenty years I've still on earth

Mr. Thomas Johnson, of Merton Coll. ler's wie.

for this reason: you must know, O Vosges, T'exist, for I'm a young beginner;

Mr. Thomas Le Quesve Jones, of Queen's that some years since, there was a violent
Give ten to that gay son of mirtlı,
College.

contention in our state, respecting the right 'G. And ten to yon old trembling sinner!

to the throne. Blanco's right, however, was, se def-camely I value not ibis boon of life,

after long doubt, clearly ascertained; neither is the bee It's boasted joys are all a babble :

SKETCHES OF SOCIETY.

do I think it likely it will ever again be Youth is a scene of envious strife,

called in question. As soon as our political And age of hopeless toil and trouble.

broils had ceased, and the result in favor Throgmorton-Street. d who hit og

G. D.
THE MONT CERVIN

of Blanco was confirmed, our monarch thun

dered through the corridor these emphatic CHARADE TO M

A jeu d'esprit, roritten in the Alps, for the benefit of words : “ Veni, vidi, vici!” and from that liane te pare When in rose, on the billow, the sun-set is

Swiss Travellers.

hour, this passage, leading to the greater glowing,

I have heard, O Vosyes, that you envy us, court, has been always called the Veni," the 'in the arbó when like breath of its flowers the eve wind is your relations in the south. I will state to first of the three memorable words which blowing,

you briefly our condition, political, social, the king used to express his triumph, WestWhen the exquisite sadness that steals on the and moral; and will leave you to judge ward of the palace, is bis majesty's bakef her syarikat heart

whether you have good grounds for envy house, well furnished with ovens;} the chief Seems to grieve for the day that's about 10 de or no.

baker is one of our most respectable indivipart;

Know, then, that our state is a kingdom. Quals; he is always seen lifting his head to List to my First-it siglis a spell, Our King Blanco,' of gigantic stature, domi- heaven, expressive of fervent devotion; and To tell thee-what I must not tell.

neers over all of us. He may be easily he is only known by that best of all titles, When the billow is pale, and the sou-set is gone, all his attendants. He keeps numerous mis- intending his business at the bake-house, a

recognized, for he wears more powder than the Good Man. One day, as he was superWhen the gale thro' the forest sweeps gusty and tresses ;--some say that La Charmoz is the violent wind, no uncommon thing, in our lond,

favourite ; some, la piquante Dru; some, la territory, arose ; his while hat, which he And the moon's face of beauty is veil'd in the Montantert; some again, Mademoiselle Ar- had put carelessly on, was blown off, and cloud;

gentière, so called from her always wearing hurried to a considerable distance; the spot Let the weary wanderer come

a white turban of a silvery lustre. I suspect where it fell, has ever since been called To my Secords bumble home.

she is the reigning favourite, for it is certain Chapiu, corrupted, I imagine, from chapeau. But at night, when the tapers around us are that to be coëffée à l'Argentière is a sure pass- Beyond the bake-house, is an elevated walk, gleaminy,

port of recommendation at his court. Like where the ladies of our court take the air ; And more than its stars in thy blue eyes are most sovereigns, he has some dwarfs in at- it commands a noble view, and goes by the beaming,

tendance; among them is a negro boy, who name of the Ladies' Terrace. I must not When a glance, when a blush on the snow of thy goes by the name of Tête-noire. He has also omit to inform you, that his majesty has cheek,

a porter constantly in waiting, emphatically a smaller saloon, where he exhibits himself Has answered me all that I ventured to speak, styled le Géant. His mistresses are famous with less pomp.' It is called Chamouny, and

Shall my Tout lead thee, Love, to twine for their needle-work, which is handed about for this reason: you must know that seve-
Thy band, thy gentle heart with mine? to the courtiers, and admired. When they ral porters are here in constant attendance,

E. R.
We solicit an answer to the Enigma say,

speak of their work, it is usual for them to to show strangers the curiosities of the pa

Ah! c'est l'aiguille de la Dru! de la lace, and, like others, are always fee'd. "It from our fair Correspondents.

Charmoz!” meaning their work. Our mo: happened that a poor fellow, who was shown

narch is, however, by no means satisfied the palace, only had one piece of coin in LEARNED SOCIETIES.

with these mistresses; for he indulges in his pocket, which proved to be base metal. low concubinage; the consequence is, that the porter demanded another with a me

he breaks out in great swellings ? in his lower nacing tone. The poor fellow took to his OXFORD. Tuesday week the following parts, which are always increasing in size. heels and escaped, all the porters following gentlemen were admitted to Degrees: Charles Lewis Meryon, M. A. of St. John's He is noteid for his gourmandise. Never was ly, “ Sham money! sham money!” and from

He suffers tuo from goitres about the neck. him with their sticks, and vociferating loudCollege, was admitted Bachelor, and in he known to pass a day without his gouder. this incident, the saloon has always been practise in Medicine,

A particular butler always attends him at called Sham money, gradually altered into Master of Arts.-Rev. Thomas Ilodges, of these repasts, who goes by the name of Chamouny. So true ii is, o Vosges, that triBalliol College.

his majesty was entering bis superb rotunda, note well that the origin of Chamouny is St. Alban Hall, Esq. Grand Compounder. called Le Dome du Gouler, he saw this but only a forgery. Our king has also a garden?

*Thomas Fowles Luttrell, of Exeler Coll. ler busily employed in arranging a profusion which he keeps much to himself. It is very Esq. Grand Compounder.

of ices on the side-board. The king, eyeing difficult of access, and he often puts his John Jones, of Trinity Coll. Esq. Grand him

archly, said, “ Mais nous en avons bien courtiers out of breath, who go to pay their Compounder.

assez, j'espère ; c'est une mer!3 bien assez ! Mr. Charles Hodges, of Queen's Coll. repeating his words with emphasis.

· Courmayeur, on the Italian side of Mont Mr. William Hale Hall, of Oriel Coll.

Sire, bien assez," replied the butler, who from Blanc. Mr. Rowland Thomas Bradstock, of Uni-that hour has been always called 'Bien assez, * The Val Veni, leading to Courmayeur. versity Coll.

gradually corrupted into Bionassey.* Beyond 3 Le Col des Fours. Mr. Rice Hughes, of Jesus Coll. the rotunda is a superb saloon, where his 4 Le Bonhomme, overlooking the Col des

Fours.
Mr. Samuel Ellis Garrard, of St. Edmund
Hall.

"Le Mont Blanc.

s Le chalet de Chapiu, at the foot of the Bon2 Le Glacier des Bossons.

homme. Mr. Henry Compton, of St. Edmund Hall. 3 La Grande Mer de Glace.

6 Le Plan des Dames. Mr. John William Hughes, of Trinity Coll.

4 Le Glacier de Bionassey, attached to the ? Le Jardin, an almost inaccessible spot, so George Cuncliffe, Esq. of Balliol Coll. Dôme du Goûter.

called, surrounded by glaciers. Mr. John (lughes, of Pembroke Coll.

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respects to him there. Round it are many together. Next door to us, lives Madame have a way of proving whether you be czes ice-houses. “ Faire le voyage du jardin" has Fee. As she keeps much to herself, the or no." Refreshments were served; u almost passed into a proverb, at our court, neighbours accuse her of witchcraft. Per- water in abundance. She then produced and is applied to persons who undertake any haps, after all, it is only a Conte de Fée. veral pair of horns. These horns," she sa thing difficult. The king is very childish Close to her is a morose 2 old gentleman," have a magical power in them; if he to air and wanton in his sports, often throwing who lives very retired, and is hardly ever temples they are applied, be a real cucká great stones and snow-balls for his amuse- visited.- Beyond him, resides a stripling, there they will remain fired; if he bener, ment. When reproached with his wanton- who is so simple as tu suffer the children to application, they will instantly fall of." ness in injuring the trees, he answers, frown-play at leap-frog over his back; we call him saying, she altached horns successivelse ing, Is there, then, any crime in playing at Simplon, which is short for simpleton. He Messrs. Nest, Eiger, Wetter, Shreck, 9 nine-pins ?" Forgive me, o Vosges, for dwel is universally cut. I should like to see the Finsteraar ;-they remained in moveablyk ling on these trifles; but no doubt you are brats make ine stoop my back. One snow-ed. There happened, however, to be con aware that the least things about a court ball filliped at them by iny little finger, young married fellow present, on whee become matters of importance. Near our should soon bring them to their senses.3 temples the horts would not stand. Dic monarch, reside the two Bernards,' strict I am glad at last to be able to name that twice, and thrice, did Jungfrau apply be methodists, and we call them the Saints. real ornament of our society, my venerable and as often did they fall off. The went The yoanger brother is a good little fellow friend Gothard. He and the two Bernards as barefaced a wanton as ever existed, et enough, and we pick-name him Le Pelit are the only saints we have among us. Hestead of paying bim a decent complime Saint. The elder is very kind to sick or is an excellent creature; and never fails to began to scoff at him: “Oh, oh! then le distressed travellers. They are often seen show the greatest hospitality to strangers, we have a Fall-horn umong us; let us all lemn with their powdered heads at a great bow- who frequently go both to see him, and the to keep our beds as undefiled as the pare.it window,2 admiring the prospect which their noble view which his house commands. Faulhorn.All the party joined in a to house commands.

At the opposite side of our street, is a of laughter against him, and thought it s An old maiden lady lives near them, who school of mischievous brats, who are often excellent joke: for my part, I thought passes most of her time in weeping over the seen to pelt people with stones and snow- wretched, and could only turn away frus miseries of this sinful world. Her name is balls. We call them the little devils. We the wench in disgust. However, from the La Dolente ;3 she is intimately connected want a new system of education for these hour, this stripling has been always know with the Bernards, but no one ever enter- refractory imps.

under the paine of Fallhorn.' I took cart tained the slightest suspicion of any thing Gothard, the Bernards, and myself, are that she should not make the experime wrong. The tears she sheds are incessant. much hurt when we reflect on the state of our on me. She always carries a fan 4 in her hand; and morals. The truth is, very many of us are I am known in our state by two name she is much looked up to.

cuckolds. There is ihat wench Jungfrau, My friends style me Cervin; my enemies Not far from the Bernards, resides my who resides nearly opposite to me; she mar- who want to make me a cuckold, call n friend Combin. He is a fine personable ried a fine young tellow, eager to win her Mutterhorn. This is a sarcasm, rather fellow enough; but wastes his manhood in hand. What was the consequence? She pointed, you will say. But they cannot den ogling with his mistress, Mademoiselle Cher- cuckolded him immediately.s About the that I possess acuter parts than all the res montane. It is always his chère Chermon- time of her marriage, too, it is notorious that of our fraternity. No matter, however

, hen tane, and nothing else. He is often seen she was brought to bed of twins, the fruit or no, since horns are so much the vogue combing his head for his Chermontane. The of an illicit amour with a tall bloomless? fel- The isl, if any, rests with my wife Rosaquantity of powder which falls from this low. It is, besides, pretty well known that my conscience is clear. operation, is prodigious. He has a barber, a she has a lech for a slippery youth, young In spite of all these iniquities, we are no hard-breathing fellow, whom he nick-names Rodan, who, however, is French in heart, strangers to more rational and innocent Boreas, and who never fails to apply fresh and swears he will have nothing to do with amusements. We have an Italiau residen powder with his puff. They both live very our sturdy lasses. In spite of her infamous among us, who has opened a noble panorama retired : report says that his concubine is conduct, she has the impudence to call her- of our territory; his name is Righi; he es very pale and beautiful, but with a heart as self virgin.

hibits it sometimes in a camera lucida, somecold as ice. Near him resides one of our Close to her, lives Finsteraar, very laro in times in a camera obscura. worst characters; unfortunately for the re- his propensities, and not less vischiously' in. Our laws are in a very bad state. Our putation of our neighbourhood, liis notoriety clined. At a party given one evening by judge, a stern inexorable fellow, keeps alone is great: we call him Le Vilain, or in our that shameless wench Jungfrau, at which from 'us all

, and bad as liere condemn the dialect, Le Velan.

were present Messrs. Nest, Furca, Eiger, innocent as the guilty. The little devils call Beyond my friend Combin, lives another Wetter, Shreck, and Finsteraar, she taunt-him Pontius Pilule. There is that Rossa profigate ; he too keeps a mistress, whom ingly asked : “ I should like to know which of berg, one of our puisné judges ; be preside he plagues much; she goes by the name of you gentlemen present do not wear horns. 1 at a horrid tribunal

. At one session, be La Tourmentée.? Report, however, says,

condemned upwards of 450 persons; and no that she is attached to him. After him, Le Mont Fée.

2 Le Montemoro. comes your humble servant, and his wife

3 Cervin, however, brags a little too hastily; were razed to the ground. Himself the

they were executed. Their houses, too, Rosa. 8

She is a full-blown Jose indeed.
I do not mean to praise myself, or my merchants who transport wine from Chatillon,

for the Col du Cerrin is occasionally passed by
wife; but the truth is, we do all we can
to counteract the depravity of the neigh- the romantic valley of St. Nicholas, witnessed.
on the Dora; as the author, in his passage np

The Faulhorn, on the Lake of Brientz. bourhood by our example. short, as man and wife should du, always it rises not less than 10,284 feet above the sea. 13,854 feet above the sea. It is a complete Le Grand et le Petit Saint Bernard. * Les Diablerets, lesser

mountains, N. E. of pyramid, springing from a Col de Neige, the 2 Le Col des Fenêtres, near the Grand Saint the Valais. Some of these imps, however, rise sides regularly defined, and very similar in shape Bernard. pot less than 8000 feet above the sea.

to the Pyramids of Saceara, in Egypt. In the 3 Le Mont Dolente, near the Col de Ferret. s The Eigerhorn.

opinion of the author, no other alp can be por 4 Le Glacier de L'Eventail, shaped like a fan, 6 The Gemini, vnlgò Gemmi.

in competition with the majestic singularity and attached to the Mont Dolente.

7 The Blumlis Alp.

the Cervin. So tutto in se stesso does he rise! $ The Cherinontane glacier, which falls from $ The Aletch glacier, which falls from the

3 Le Mont Righi, which commands the finest the Mont Combin. Jungfrau to the Rhone,

panoramic view of the Alps. 6 Le Mont Velan.

9 Lax, a village in the Valais, opposite the * Le Mont Pilate. 7 Le Glacier Tourmenté, attached to the Col Finsteraar. d'Oren. * Le Mont Rosa. teraar.

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proving whether eshmeats treze w judge, the jury, and executioner! What there exists a beart which beats higher at svulsions of despair. She runs up-the child lance. She the think you of this, O Vosges ? I was enjoy- the ideas of glory, of misfortune, of country; is still rolling down a precipice above a ins." They em ing, one morning, a téle-à-tête with my and I venture to affirm, that if there are hundred feet deep: without hesitating an poncer in the friend, the elder Bernard. All of a sudden, in France a hundred thousand men like instant, without reflecting on the dreadful re applied

, te ne we heard a shout of laugliter from the little that woman, we may be without uneasiness danger which she braves—a young, weak, remain fired;

derils. On inquiring the cause of their respecting the future. I do not know what and delicate woman descends, or rather y will ne'mi mirth, we found that it was occasioned by this lady thinks of love, nor how she speaks rushes down, this abyss; directing herself in Sached horns ses the report of Judge Rossberg's cruel verdict. fof it, (it is a question upon which people do her descent by the cries of the unfortunate Eiger, Wetter,

The report of a similar condemnation, from uot understand each other at the two extre- little girl, who is hangiog to the branches ey renained 09:57

another stern judge, formerly made Tears' Inities of life); but I do not hesitate to ot an old willow, suspended over the pointed pened, bowers: 1

fall. But mark the difference of the morals adduce her as a living refutation of ihe re- rocks which line the bottom of the abyss.

of the rising generation. Poor Bernard and proach which Montaigne, La Rochefoucault, The heroic Eleonore, to whom nature, at ons would mean myself were so shocked, we could only lift and Beaumarchais, have cast upon women, this moment, gives a degree of strength », did Junkies our heads to heaven in silence.

that they do not know real friendship be- which she will perhaps never feel again, You may easily imagine, ( Vosges, that tween themselves. Madame D'Ettivale has disengages the child, seizes with her teeth

these depraved habits of our society afflict a female friend of her own age, several of her collar of her frock, inakes her ascend him a desce sole myself by having recourse to innocent should be one day published, I would not thorns, which tear in vain her face and : "

I look after my Piedmontese answer for their dispossessing Madame de hands, she succeeds, after an hour's superand Swiss farms, which I water plenteously. Sevigné of the epistolary sceptre, which she natural efforts, in restoring the child to her is undefilet sich When the weather is sultry, I throw on my holds by prescriptive admiration; but I am mother, whom the postilliun, who held her the parts liten loose grey night-gown, retire to my conceri- certain that people will find in them senti- in his arms, had alone prevented from throwit bin, and ta

rooin, and play a solo on my organ. I wish ments which are just and natural, even in ing herself down the precipice. I shall say if my park you could hear it. The fugues are strikingly their exaltation; and the expression of an nothing of the painful and transporting scene uld only tun w fine; the diapasons sonorous and grand. ardent soul, which discharges itself into the which followed the unhoped-for re-union. ust. Horst My wife Rosa, and neighbour Cumbin, bosom of a friend withone thinking of the I was not witness to it; and there are, be has been ute sometimes join me in a glee.

opinions of the great world, for which such sides, situations in life, which it is sufficient I have heard that you people in the north letters are not written. The history of these to indicate in order to describe them. at make the have lately invented gas lights for your two ladies, which is connected with the prin

places of public resort. Our concert-rooms cipal events of the revolution, would furnish MADAME DESHOULIERES,
are illuminated with electrical, which, though an excellent chapter of manners; but inde-
not so lasting as gas, are far more brilliant. pendently of the secrecy which we owe to This lady was inuch admired as a poetess

My health is by no means goud; but this confidential communications, this narrative by her countrymen, yet except her pastorals,
is generally complained of by all our frater- would throw me back into the whirlpool of the subjects chosen by her are little inter-
nity. We suffer from a constant diuretic, the capital, which I have quitted for a time. esting; and rather evince strength of mind
and fill regularly a dozen immense basins, I will confine myself to relating the travel than harmony of verse, or delicacy of feel-
besides many smaller. We have several ling adventure which gave birth to a friend- ing. Indeed they are what might have been
attendants 3 in waiting, whose business it is ship of which few instances would be found expected from a character endued with the
to empty them regularly out;--we keep among the men of any age or country. self-possession displayed in the following ad-
them, nevertheless, always full. For God's Madame Eleonore de Monbrey (this is the venture, in wbich she conducted herself with
sake, send us a styptic, for this distemper name of Madame D'Errivale's friend) had a an intrepiduy and couluess which would have
weakens all of us much; and we always mere general acquaintance with her when done honour to a hero.
hail the approach of winter, which never they made a journey together, some years Madame Deshoulieres was invited by the
fails to brace our bladders.

ago, to Bagneres, where they were going to Count and Countess de Larneville to pass I have now stated, O Vosges, a full account take the walers. Madame D'Ettivale had some time at their chateau, several leagues of our condition.

You see you have nothing with ber, her daughter, eight years old, from Paris. On her arrival she was freely to envy. The cause of half our evils is the whose beauty begins to be talked of in the offered the choice of all the bed-chambers ball example set by our King Blanco. You world. A singular conformity of taste, of in the mansion, except one, which, from the are a wise people

, for you form a republic; opinions, (which at that time were only sen- strange noises that had been for some time and I doubt nut that you are a happier race timents) and wliich the intimacy of a few nocturnally heard within it, was generally than we. (Signed) CERVIN.

days developed, had already laid the foun-believed to be haunted, and as such had been dation for an union between these two young deserted. Madame Deshoulieres was no

ladies, which was soon to be cemented by a sooner informed of this circumstance by her From L'Ermite en Prorince. horrible event.

friends, than to their great surprise and terI made the journey from Agen to Montau

A few leagues on the way from Bagneres rur she immediately declared her resolution ban (says M. Jouy, whose recent essays un

to Luchon, on seeing a steep road, which of occupying this dreaded room in preferder the above tiile have become rather too made it necessary to put a drag, on the ence to any other. The Count looked aghast diffuse for our publication, too political in wheels of their carriage, Madame de Mon- as she disclosed this determination, and in a their tendency, and not devoted with the brey proposed to her conipanion to descend tremulous voice entreated her to give up - same happiness as heretofore to the picture the mountain on foot. The latter fearing the so rash an intention, since however brave of manners) in company with a handsome fatigue more than the danger of the road, curiosity might at present make her, it was young lady, whom I will call Madaine entrusted her daughter to the care of a maid more than probable that in her present situD'Ettivale, in order to come near to her servant, and remained alone in the carriage. tion she would pay for its gratification with name, without naming her: she is a French The road passed, for about a hundred toises, her life. The Countess observing that all woman in the whole force, in the whole ex- between two precipices, the depth of which that her husband said failed of intimidating tent, in the whole grace of the term : the was coucealed by the hedges and brush- the bigh spirited Madame Deshoulieres, now words charme and entrainement would have wood which covered the edge. The little added her persuasions to divert her friend been invented for her. I do not think that girl holding the servant by the hand, was from an enterprise from which the bravest The town of Pleurs, in the Grisons, which, road. Madame de Monbrey, who had taken we not to fear then," she added, " for a wo

walking in a path worn on the side of the man might shrink appalled. “ What have in 1618, was destroyed by the fall of half a the other side of

the road, was a few steps man on the eve of becoming a mother? Let 2 Lakes Maggiore, Conio, Garda, Lugano, / before them: suddenly a piercing shriek is me conjure you if not for your own sake, for Geneva, Lucerne, Thun, &c. &c.

heard-she turns,' and sees the servant that of your unborn infant, give up your 3 Rhine, Rhone, Adda, Tessino, Limmat, stretched upon the ground, writhing in con- daring plan." All these argriments repeated and Reuss.

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