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TUESDAY, AUGUST 3, 1824.
reaping the emoluments and the rewards due to a long hood : she collected shells and curious stones ; she fed the
life, successfully devoted to the interests of science and lite- young swallows under her window; or she watched the THE LATE MR. BOWDICA'S FAMILY. rature, and consequently to the good of his country and his gambols of the sea-gulls. fellow-men, this enterprising traveller was cut off at the pre
A daily walk on the shore was permitted to her, and TO THE EDITOR.
mature age of thirty, amid the very blossoming of his bopes she did not neglect to profit by this indulgence; although $18,-Among the various appeals, which from time to and expectations ; and his little all being necessarily gone, the witch of Endor, or her equally amiable male compatime have been made to the sympathy and liberality of leaving behind him an amiable and afflicted family, with nion, never failed to be close to her heels. Fortunately, the public
, I recollect none which appears to me more nothing which they could call their own, save the tears however, they became tired of watching her so closely, deserving of prompt attention than that now made in be- which they shed upon his grave. I am, Sir,
when they saw that there was no occasion for it. The old half of the late Mr. Bowdich's family. I say prompt at
Your obedient Servant,
woman had brought some fits of rheumatism upon herself tention, inasmuch as this is one of those cases which admits Islington, July 29, 1824.
L. L. by her frequent visits to the shore ; and the dissolute foot& ne delay on the part of the charitable. The old adage
man suffered more from the confinement to a small spot baya
, " Live well, and thou livest twice ;" so on such oc- Men and Manners. than bis mistress ; he spent, therefore, most of his time in casions as this present we may perhaps say, “ Give
the taverns of Ragusa. promptly, and thou givest twice.".
THE CHAPEL ON THE SHORE OF THE ADRIATIC. One day the Baroness had gone rather further than I do not wish to trespass on your columns, by recapitu.
usual, and she perceived it with terror, when a loup clap lating what has already been said on this interesting subFROM THE GERMAN OP KOTZEBUE, BY L. MAN, OF LIVERPOOL,
of thunder made her think of home. She made what haste
Translated expressly for the Kaleidoscope. est in the various papers; I merely would deduce there
she could ; but, on account of the deep sand, she had rom a few observations, with the hope of some little fur.
(Continued from our last.]
often to stop and recover her breath. The storm drew ther attracting the public notice. A young and accomplish- At last she perceived that she was in Dalmatia, and the nearer and nearer; but her alarm was still more increased ed female suddenly bereft of all her earthly hopes and pros- sight of the Adriatic sea had a powerful effect upon her, by the figure of a man, who had his face wrapped up in pects, and left totally desiitute with a dependant family of because she had never before left the interior; and she was his mantle, and who seemed to be very anxious to come three young orphan children,-can there, though a dis- so forcibly struck by the grand spectacle of so vast a body up with her. She began to run, but was unable to conressing, be a more interesting picture? But it is not of water, that she quite forgot her situation. Not far from tinue ; and when she looked behind her, she saw that the imply thus that our interest is excited. Our compassion is Ragusa she reached an old castle, on a steep rock, which man was likewise running: her knees trembled, and terror inher moved, and withal our sincere respect elicited, by belonged to her husband, and was then only inhabited by deprived her of the power to move: she sank down, on a be reflection that this unfortunate lady was, during the an old steward, and innumerable flocks of rooks and owls: rock, at the moment that her pursuer overtook her; and, le time of her husband, a perfect pattern of conjugal this was to be her residence. She shuddered as she drove immediately after, Robert lay at her feet. tvotedness—the promoter of his various schemes and un- through the court-yard, which was overgrown with grass ; She thought that the lightning must have struck her, so lertakings-the almost constant companion of his travels and when the old clock struck the hour, she fancied she completely was she overcome by her terror, and she stared tid bis toils, and the unwearied assistant of his numerous heard the tolling of a funeral bell.
at the man without being able to stir. Some large drops Hlerary and scientific labours; and now, in her widow- A male-servant, of a most ferocious mien, had travelled of rain, which fell upon her face, brought her a little to fred, expressing nothing further than the laudable wish on the out-side, and he now gave the steward a written in her recollection. Robert lay still extended on the ground, ) devote her talents to such pursuit as may best obtain for straction; the latter read it in silence, and then looked for and embraced her knees: be spoke not-he only sighed tt a respectable subsistence, and enable her to bring up a bunch of keys; and having scraped the rust from them, and sobbed : it was to her that female pride imparted the helpless family in a manner that may be worthy of applied them to the doors, which creaked upon their power of first finding words. de coble and generous soul which is now with its Crea- hinges when he opened them. Damp marble stairs led to “ What do you seek here ?" she exclaimed: "are you
some old-fashioned, dilapidated rooms, in which the Ba- come to feast on my misery ?"_" Listen to me," he Meetings have been held in various parts of the king- roness requested to be left alone, as soon as the necessary replied : "I am innocent." At the same moment, the bet to do honour to the late Mr. Watt. May the same spirit arrangements for her accommodation were made. The croaking voice of Mrs. Brigitta was heard at a distance; hich prompted this, impel the public to stretch forth a gloominess of the abode suited her feelings, but she re- Robert concealed himself behind a rock, and the Baroness elping hand in the present distressing case. As zealously frained from yielding to them in the presence of her went to meet her. She brought an umbrella, and scolded
dans as that celebrated individual was, in the advance keepers. She wept bitterly when they had left her ; but the Baroness for having extended her walk so far. For. Lent of science, and with it the promotion of the interests her frame was so exhausted with anxiety and fatigue, tunately, she had to hold the umbrella straight before her, Id the renown of his country, Mr. Bowdich, though that sleep closed, at last, her weary eye-lids; although the and was thereby prevented from looking about. Louisa rruing a different path, had, like him, given up his howling of the wind among the old towers disturbed her reached her room in the most violent emotion : the words, lole soul to the noble end he bad in view. Desarts, with frightful dreams, and awoke her before day-break. “ I am innocent,” which she was so willing to believe, ming-sands, encountering the most savage hordes of the She arose with the first dawn, and looked through the rang continually in her ears. “ It must be so," she said, kuncivilized quarter of the habitable globe, deterred window, which presented to her a view of the water. The " for what else could engage him to visit me in this in nothing from the object of his enthusiastic pursuit. majesty of the rising sun inspired her with renewed confi- desert? What would he care for my fate, if that horrible Leered by the smile of her who almost ever was near dence in the Creator of the universe, and she threw herself letter had been actually written by him ?” She waited d assisting him, and his heart constantly buoyant with on her knees, to implore for protection in her misfortune, anxiously for the next day, and looked at the sky in every
laudable enterprize he had in view, he dreamt not of and for strength to bear it. She derived much comfort direction, in the apprehension that the state of the weather nger, but looked forward with exultation to the day, from her devotion, and began to think of the manner in might prevent her from taking the usual walk; not that sugh perhaps distant, when his arduous efforts might be which she was to spend her time. There were no books she would have been afraid of braving even the most aned with complete success. But, alas ! unlike in his on the premises, and writing materials were denied to her: pelting storm, but because it would create suspicion if tune to the great man alluded to, in place of going, but she knew how to make little baskets of rushes, and she offered to go out at an unseasonable time. Besides, e bica, to his grave, full of years and honours, after rosaries of corals, which were got in the neighbour. she could not conceal from herself that it was giving Robert a positive meeting, although nothing had been of another of our illustrious countrymen, and one to whom engineer detailing and expounding, for hours togethe agreed on the subject. She considered a long time, whe- mankind has been still more largely indebted—Mr. James the metaphysical theories of the German logicians, or a ther it was proper or not for her to afford any facilities Watt, the great improver of the
ticising the measures or the inatter of German poetry. for an explanation ; and, in order to reflect more quietly, ours; for he that bore it survived to see it crowned with great measure, by å still higher and rarer faculty-byi
“ This name fortunately needs no commemoration of “ His astonishing memory was aided, no doubt, in she went earlier than usual to the sea-side, resolving to undisputed and unenvied honours; and many generations power of digesting and arranging in its proper place return if Robert should present himself before she had will probably pass away before it shall have gathered all the information he received, and of casting aside and I come to any conclusion : but he came so unexpectedly its fame.' We have said that Mr. Watt was the great jecting, as it were instinctively, whatever was worthless and suddenly, from behind a rock, that there was no that is admirable in its structure, or fast in its utility, he mind
seemed instantly to take its place among its otka improver of the steam-engine; but, in truth, as to all immaterial. Every conception that was suggested to h avoiding him. “ In the name of mercy !" he began, “hear my jus. inventions that its action was so regulated as to make it most convenient form. He never appeared, therefore,
should rather be described as its inventor. It was by bis rich furoiture, and to be condensed into the smallest al tification : we have been both most shamefully misled. Be capable of being applied to the finest and most delicate be at all encumbered or perplexed with the verbiage of fore I had ever seen you, I had been intimate with Madame manufactures, and its power so increased as to set weight dull books he perused, or the idle talk to which he li Wickenfeld. She was young, handsome, vain, and a and solidity at defiance. By his admirable contrivances, ened; but to have at once extracted, by a kind of int coquette. She distinguished me from the crowd of her its flexibility, ---for the prodigious power which it can exert, have reduced it for his own use, to its true value and
to it has become a thing stupendous alike for its force and lectual alcheniy, all that was worthy of attention, and admirers, and I felt Aattered ; but this lasted only until and the ease, and precision, and ductility with which it simplest form. And thus it often happened, that a go I met you. I then freed myself from the net, and you can be varied, distributed, and applied. The trunk of an deal more was learned from his brief and vigorous know what was said at the Dorothea-stone. My heart elephant that can pick up a pin or rend an oak is ag no. counts of the theories and arguments of tedious write misgave me at that time; but the artful woman knew so obdurate metal like wax before it; draw out, without most faithful study of the originals,--and that errors a well how to conceal her real feelings, she counterfeited breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of absurdities became manifest from the mere clearness a generosity so cunningly, and appeared so entirely divested war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin plainness of his statement of them, which might have d of selfishness, that she won my confidence, and made me and forge anchors,-cut steel into ribbands, and impel luded and perplexed most of his hearers without that i actually believe in the possibility of her enjoying the hap. loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves. valuable assistance. piness of others. I saw with what sisterly affection she nefits which these inventions have conferred upon the his conversation was at all times rich and instructive in a
“It would be difficult to estimate the value of the be- " It is needless to say, that, with those vast resource accompanied all your steps, I heard her daily speak of country. There is no branch of industry that has not been ordinary degree; but it was, if possible, still more plea you in raptures, and we owed her so many happy hours, indebted to them; and in all the most material, they have ing than wise, and had all the charms of familiarity, wi that all my suspicions were lulled asleep. She ap- not only widened most magnificently the field of its ex- all the substantial treasures of knowledge. No m peared, indeed, on some occasions to doubt your attach- ertions, but multiplied a thousandfold the amount of its could be more social in bis spirit, less assuming or fastid ment for me, and she pointed out to me some slight fought the battles of Europe, and exalted and sustained, all who approached him. He rather liked to talk,
productions. It is our improved steam-engine that has ous in his manners, or more kind and indulgent tofan marks of levity in you which had escaped my attention ; through the late tremendous contest, the political great least in his later years; but though he took a considerat but all was said in the good-natured tone of friendship, ness of our land. It is the same great power which share of the conversation, he rarely suggested the topi and even her remarks on the smallness of your fortune now enables us to pay the interest of our debt, and to on which it was to turn, but readily and quietly took seemed but to originate in her extreme anxiety for our maintain the arduous struggle, in which we are still er. whatever was presented by those around him, and I
gaged, with the skill and capital of countries less op- tonished the idle and barren propounders of an ording welfare. It was only after our separation that her at. pressed with taxation. But these are poor and narrow theme, by the treasures which he drew from the mi tempts at making me jealous became more direct and views of its importance. It has increased indefinitely the which they had unconsciously
, opened. He general daring. She pretended to regret, most bitterly, that the mass of human comforts and enjoyments, and rendered scemed, indeed, to have no choice or predilection for a duties of friendship imposed upon her the irksome and cheap and accessible, all over the world, the materials of subject of discourse rather than another; but allowedł painful task of informing me of the real state of my man, in short, with a power to which no limits can be his associates might choose to turn up, and only !
wealth and prosperity. It has armed the feeble hand of mind, like a great cyclopædia, to be opened at any letto prospects, by telling me how much you indulged in all assigned, completed the dominion of mind over the most deavoured to select from his inexhaustible stores wka the fashionable follies of the day, and how highly you refractory qualities of matter, and laid a sure foundation might be best adapted to the taste of his present heater relished the amusements which were offered to you. for all those future miracles of mechanic power which are As to their capacity he gave himself no trouble; and, it With every post she furnished me with some fresh proofs to aid and reward the labours of after generations. It is deed, such was his singular talent for making all thin of her sincerity and your faithlessless ; but it was with to the genius of one man, too, that all this is mainly owing; plain, clear, and intelligible, that scarcely any one a
and certainly no man ever before bestowed such a gift on be aware of such a deficiency in his presence. His tal the greatest re’uctance that she did it.' In this manner his kind. The blessing is not only universal, but un- too, though overflowing with information, had no reser she worked upon my passions until she had brought me bounded; and the fabled inventors of the plough and the blance to lecturing or solemn discoursing, but, on !! to the resolution of resigning my claims. I discontinued loom, who were deified by the erring gratitude of their contrary, was full of colloquial spirit and pleasantry. I writing to you, and remained also for a considerable time rude contemporaries, conferred less important benefits on had a certain quiet and grave humour, which ran ihmu
most of his conversation, and a vein of temperate jos without hearing any thing from you, until I received your mankind than the inventor of our present steam-engine.
“ This will be the fame of Watt with future genera- larity, which gave infinite zest and effect to the condens last letter, which I took for an absolute mockery; since tions, and it is sufficient for his race and his country. But and inexhaustible information, which formed its na Madame Wickenfeld wrote, at the same time, that you to those to whom he more immediately belenged, who staple and characteristic. There was a little air of affet had long lived in the most intimate connexion with the lived in his society, and
enjoyed his conversation, it is not ed testiness, and a tone of pretended rebuke and counter Baron, and that the consequences of your intercourse perhaps, the character in which he will be most frequently diction, with which he used to address bis younger friend required a speedy marriage. Thence my mad declaration. mired. Independently of his great attainments in me. kindness and familiarity, and prized, accordingly. A few months afterwards my elder brother was killed in chanics, Mr. Watt was an extraordinary, and in many re- beyond all the solemn compliments that ever proceed a duel, and my father died of grief. I became heir of the spects a wonderful man. Perhaps no individual in his age from the lips of authority. His voice was deep and por estate, and hastened home, where I found a letter of Ma- possessed so much and such varied and exact information, ful,—though he commonly spoke in a low and some wh dame Wickenfeld to my late father, which was dated from -had read so much, or remembered what he had read so monotonous tone, which harmonised admirably with
accurately and well. He had infinite quickness of appre weight and brevity of his observations, and set off to Carlsbad, and in which she informed him of our love, hension, a prodigious memory, and a certain rectifying greatest advantage the pleasant anecdotes which he and advised him to remove me with the utmost expedition, and methodising power of understanding, which extracted livered with the same grave brow and the same calm si representing you as the most dangerous person with whom something precious out of all that was presented to it. playing soberly on his lips. There was nothing of effi I could possibly be connected. I should have doubted His stores of miscellaneous knowledge were immense,- indeed, or impatience, any more than of pride or levi the existence of such abominable duplicity if the proof times over them. It seemed as if every subject that was reposing strength, and mild self-possession in his mann
and yet less astonishing than the command he had at all in his demeanour; and there was a finer expression had not been so very clear; and I need not tell you what casually started in conversation with him, had been that than we ever recollect to have met with in any other py where my feelings when I thought of yours, and of the which he had been last occupied in studying and exhaust- son. He had in his character the utmost abhorrence 1 misery which my blindness had brought upon us both. ing;—such was the copiousness, the precision, and admi- all sorts of forwardness, parade, and pretensions ; ar As soon as I found myself at all able to connect my ideas, rable clearness of the information which he poured out indeed, never failed to put all such impostors out I resolved to see you once more,—to withdraw, in silence, titude and compass of knowledge confined in any degree dity of his language and deportment.
upon it without effort or hesitation. Nor was this promp- countenance, by the manly plainness and honest intre if I should find you happy, or to free you from bondage, to the studies connected with his ordinary pursuits... That In his temper and dispositions he was not only ki if I should find you to be the victim of tyranny. he should have been minutely and extensively skilled in and affectionate, but generous, and considerate of [To be continued.)
chemistry and the arts, and in most of the branches of feelings of all around him, and gave the most liberal physical science, might perhaps have been conjectured; sistance and encouragement to all young persons " but it could not have been inferred
from his usual occu- showed any indications of talent, or applied to him MR. JEFFREY'S SPEECH
pations, and probably is not generally known, that he was patronage or advice. His health, which was delicate in At the late Mceting in Edinburgh to contribute to the Mo- physics, medicine, and etymology, and perfectly at home vanced in years; and he preserved, up almost to the nument in honour of the late Mr. Watt. in all the details of architecture, music, and law. He was moment of his existence, not only the full command
well acquainted, too, with most of the modern languages, his extraordinary intellect, but all the alacrity of spi " It is with pain that we find ourselves called upon, so and fandiliar with the most recent literature. Nor was it and the social gaiety which had illuminated his bappi soon after the loss of Mr. Playfair, to record the decease at all extraordinary to hear the great piechanician and days. His friends in this part of the country never :
bin more full of intellectual vigour and colloquial ani. “He was twice married, but has left no issue but one standing open for three days, during which it is to bo tuation-never more delightful or instructive than in his son, long associated with him in his business and studies, stirred frequently, it is to be put into a barrel, and left for last visit to Scotland, in the Autumn of 1817. Indeed, it was and two grandchildren by a daughter who predeceased a fortnight, to work, when a ninth part of brandy is to be after that time that he applied himself, with all the ar- him. He was a Fellow of the Royal Societies both of added, and the whole bunged down. In a few months it dour of early life, to the invention of a machine for me. London and Edinburgh, and one of the few Englishmen will be most excellent wine.-Economist. chanically copying all sorts of sculpture and statuary, who were elected members of the National Institute of and distributed among his friends some of its earliest per France. All men of learning and science were his cordial formances, as the productions of a young artist just enter friends; and such was the influence of his mild character A new and expeditious Method of milking Cows.-I ing en bis 83rd year.
and perfect fairness and liberality, even upon the pretenders have had the satisfaction of witnessing, in presence of a *** This happy and useful life came at last to a gentle to these accomplishments, that he lived to disarm even number of gentlemen, a cow evacuating the whole of her close. He had suffered some inconvenience through the envy itself, and died, we verily believe, without a single milk by the following simple contrivance :A rye straw summer; but was not seriously indisposed till within a enemy."
was introduced into the orifice of each teat, through which few weeks from his death. He then became perfectly
the milk flowed spontaneously in a full and uninterrupted aware of the event which was approaching; and with his
stream, until the udder was completely emptied. In exasual tranquillity and benevolence of nature, seemed only
actly five minutes, between five and six quarts were thus anuious to point out to the friends around him the many
drawn off. After the straws were withdrawn, the udder sources of consolation which were afforded by the circum. stances under which it was about to take place. He ex
“ Housekeeping and husbandry, if it be good,
was collapsed and empty, 'and not a spoonful of milk Must love one another as cousins in Wood :
could be obtained by the efforts of the hand. It is well pressed his sincere gratitude to Providence for the length The wife, too, must husband as well as the man,
known to anatomists, that the numerous milk tubes or of days with which he had been blessed, and his exemp Or farewel thy husbandry, do what thou can."
canals are so formed as to communicate with each other, tion from most of the infirmities of age, as well as for the
and all terminate in the extremity of the teat, and the calm and cheerful evening of life that he had been per Compound Wine.-An excellent compound wine may milk is retained by a power similar to the contraction of a mitted to enjoy, after the honourable labours of the day be made from red, white, and black currants, ripe cherries, sphincter muscle. The straw, or any tube, being introhad been concluded. And thus, full of years and honours, and raspberries, well bruised, and mixed with soft water, duced removes the contraction mechanically, and allows in all calmness and tranquillity, he yielded up his soul, in the proportion of four pounds of fruit to one gallon of the milk to flow freely. The discovery of this novel provi.bout a pang or struggle,--and passed from the bosom water.' When strained and pressed, three pounds of moist cess was reserved for a simple rustic boy in the town of of his family to that of his God!
sugar are to be added to each gallon of liquid. After ' Middleborough.-American Paper.
BOAT IS ON THE SHORE,
With this view I made an experiment in this harbour, on the quarter-deck of a brig of about 200 tons, and con
Scientific notices. constructing three different sorts of rafts, limiting the structed with the boom, gaft, studdingsail-boonis, &c. with eans to those materials that are already in use on board four butts, and put together as already described.
TESSELATED PAVEMENT AT CIRENCESTER. every vessel (except steam-packets, as hereafter men
No. 3 was made with the readiest means found on board Lately, as some workmen were employed in removing med :) those rafts, in a very imperfect state, fully an- of a small sloop, viz. boom, gaft, and other small spars, a mulberry-tree, near Barton-mill, at a short distance rezing my expectations; a sketch of each I hereby subjoin. with only two water-casks.
from one of the entrances to Oakley-park, the seat of the No. 1, forty men and myself crossed this harbour, As connected with this subject, I also mention that I Earl of Bathurst, they discovered some tesselated pave12, thirteen men, and No. 3, four men and myself. have always had the S. Stack gig-boat fitted out with small Lordship, who immediately ordered a tent
ment; and, pursuing their search, by the direction of his
be erected Raft No. 1 is proposed for a steam-packet, and is con- kegs for water ballast. Two ring-bolts, one forward and over the spot, to protect the pavement from the effects of tructed upon a scale of spars now on board of H. M. the other aft, are fastened to the keel with a good rope the weather, it was ascertained that the curious remains Heam-packets on this station, and intended to be put to-span extended from one bolt to the other. The casks be- must have been the floor of an apartment. The subject is zether in the following manner, viz.-A A are the masts ing well slung and bunged, are secured below to the span presumed to relate to Orpheus, as the centre figure is seen hat down dose to the deck, forty feet long; B, the square at the bottom, and above to the thwarts ; there are also rounded, as the
classic legends describe the great master of mil-yard, forty-two feet long, first placing the latter spar, two boat pumps, with which the keys are emptied in a few song, by the quadruped and biped auditors, the fierceness 3 across the quarter-rails, upon which the two lower ends minutes, and the boat become a complete life-boat. The of whosc savage natures had been subdued into gentleness f the masts, A A, are to be lashed, twenty-four feet experiment was made years ago, and lately in this harbour, by the magic charm of his melody. Amongst other obtros on the taffrail, which makes the triangular form with four men and myself. In cases of great emergency, are'in excellent preservation, and the colours vividly part, with the other ends coming together and lashed when the boat full of water proved sufficiently buoyant jects are distinctly
seen a lion, a panther, a peacock, a peand size of the raft. Near the centre, under the masts, when boats have to pass through high cross seas, this me. bright. The whole of this tesseræ yet developed, occupies
a space of twelve feet square. Already has this vestige of tash the fore-gaf, C, twenty-four feet long, to which three thod might be found useful and simple. batts are fastened. Near the outer end, a strong spar, D, In submitting these suggestions I can only propose them Roman antiquity attracted a vast concourse.--Cheltenham
Chronicle. lighteen feet long, should be also lashed under the masts, as the outlines of what may be done, and leaving it to
Antiquities.--A cave was lately discovered in a rocky Thich to butts are fastened ; three other butts are every experienced mariner to improve and adopt his own hill, near Killin, by following a fox
which had entered it shed to the squaresail-yard, B. All the other spars be- plans; at the
same time I reckon every thing of this de- as a refuge. It is said to be contained in a precipice of priiz the train-gast, and those already on board, (probably scription in some measure useful, as tending to prepare mitive limestone. The opening is sman, but the interior to or three of particular lengths must be provided for the and lead the minds of seamen, when in distress, to make is said to contain chambers, in number, equal to those of
an inn. It has no appearance of being an artificial excaarpse) are to be laid across over the masts, and lashed use of the means within their reach.
M. W. EVANS, Agent to the Trinity House,
vation, and is said to be distressingly cold and very dark. I the best manner. On those latter spars the bottom is to
The existence of such a cave had been traditionaily talked and Harbour-master.
of, as having been the resort of a famous freebooter, who - made, by frapping lines in all directions to connect the
Holyhead, July, 1824.
was betrayed by a paramour, to whom Duncan Dhu it together, as well as to prevent any opening that a
offered, as a reward, as much gold as she could contain in dan could drop through-(if a proper netting-bottom
her two hands. The gold, however, having been delivered already prepared for the purpose, it would be of great
in a melted state, the recompense proved perfectly suitable Avantage,)-over which, lengthways with the masts,
Just published, price One Shilling,
to the service.
A New Mineral resembling gold, and containing cerery thing about the deck will come of use, viz. boat A TRIBUTE to the MLMORY of LORD BYRON.
tain particles of it, has been lately discovered in Corsica ; mars, ears, handspikes, hatches, &c. &c. In proposing tis sort of raft, eight butts (or more if convenient) should all
may vie with vermiliop: it has taken the name of Caualways ready slinged on deck, with proper bungs to HODGSON'S TRAVELS IN NORTH AMERICA.
sicorum. em, four each side the deck forward of the paddle-box, Just published, in 2 vols. 8vo. price 24s. in boards, muld not cause much inconvenience on board of a steam
during a Tour in the United States and Canada.
The Beauties of Chess. teket; added to which, it will readily appear useful to
By ADAM HODGSON.
“ Ludimus effigiem belli". ..VIDA. nd if cork mattresses and cushions were used, it would Sold by W. Grapel and the other Booksellers, Liverpool. Teatly add to the buoyancy of a raft.
NEW MUSIC, AT HALF PRICE.
SOLUTION TO GAME IV. Being thus prepared with the necessary materials, and
Black. e mode they should be put together, with such ample | WILLMER and Co. 25, LORD-STREET (opposite W.
King.... E-8 sistance of men, preserving good order, and proper wards of 5000 Pieces of the most celebrated Vocal and Instru mental MUSIC, which they are selling at HALF the published
King.... D-8 hance, a complete raft might be made in half an hour, prices. Best Music Paper 3s. per quire.
Castle....F-8+CHECKMATE. d easily launched overboard ; during that time the Printing and Bookbinding neatly executed
A large Assortment of Stationery, Bibles, Prayers, School ats can be hoisted out, and take on board females, books, and other publications on Sale.
CONDITIONAL GAME. ildren, &e. the boats given in charge of the mate; and
[No. v.] should be expected that no master would so disgrace MUSIC HALL, BOLD STREET.-The EXTRA
ORDINARY PERFORMANCES of MAGICAL ILLUmself, 23 not to be the last person to quit the raft. SIONS, with the grand Feat of the NE PLUS ULTRA, will
The white undertakes to give Checkmate in five moves be repeated this Evening (Monday) the 2d instant. I do not presume to state it as a new thing to construct
with the Pawn, without moving the Bishop. fs with spars and casks, but I am not aware of any MONSR
Black. in where it is proposed to use them in the same manner.
BARNET 1 will Goat above water sixty persons, and sixty more required might cling to it until assistance arrive, which begs leave most respectfully
to inform the Public of Liver- V 4 5 α Α 5 Η slå probably not be long in the track of a steam-packet: Evening this Week, being positively the LAST WEEK;
and to prove how little will support a person's head above to afford every Person an opportunity of witnessing his Adter, I beg to mention that two men who sunk with the OF THE HALL, 23.–GALLERY, 18.–Upon which occasions he ett, got hold of a crate of eggs, which supported them will repeat all his most PROMINENT
7 til the return of the boat from the shore)—it affords space past Eight. Tickets to be had at the Printers, of Mr. WILLAN,
6 d buoyancy, a good bearing in the water, and will not Bold-street, and of Mons. BARNET, No. 20, Basnett-street.
9 day capsize, particularly with the pointed end to the THEATRE DU PETIT LAZARY DE PARIS, tom of the raft is in the water. The life lines are bent of the week, Saturday excepted, will be represented the
DAY EVENING, August 2, and every subsequent evening spar over the bung of the casks, and passed along in admired dramatic Piece of RICHARD CEUR DE LION, best manner for the security of those using it, that on Monday and Tuesday Evenings, for the first time, the le a person has any strength remaining, he has the splendid maritime and picturesque view of the CITY of
42 ans of holding fast to prevent being washed off. Also the principal monuments of this magnificent city, viz. the approaching a lee-shore and shoal water, a raft of this Seraglio, the Church of St. Sophia, the Fort of the Seven eription would be preferable to a boat, as the former and Friday Evenings, the charming maritime view of the uld probably get within the reach of assistance, but in PORT and CITY of CORFU.
This view will
be animated py instances boats, when near the ground, have swamp-Jects analogous to the customs of the country, with many A B C D E F G H and all on board perished.
other entertainments, particulars of which in the hand-bills. No. 2 is a copy of a raft made with the materials found to commence at half-past eight precisely. Doors to be opened at half-past Seven, and the performance