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from the facts and impressions which they had previously it." In a previous sentence, the author makes an avowal received, traditionally, or through the mere partisan re of his thoughts, which we apprehend will be conclusive in cords of the times in which the events happened, and in regard to his " Rationalism,” the new system which, parwhich the actors lived. Judging, however, from our own ticularly in Germany, is making war upon the common remembrance and limited knowledge of the events as they faith of Protestants and Catholics. These are his words: transpired, and as they are recorded in the volume before “But deeper and stronger than either Catholicism, than us, we cannot hesitate to say that the author has per- Protestantism, both perishable, is the imperishable Christformed his task, so far, with scrupulous impartiality and } ian principle of liberty, the quenchless longing for absolute justice, and that he is therefore worthy of the respect and mental freedom." The fact is, that his thrusts at that confidence of the American reader.

which he considers the most odious of the two Christian A LATIN-ENGLISH AND ENGLISH-LATIN DICTION. } systems are made so vigorously and thoroughly, they ARY, FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS. Chiefly from the pierce the vital principles of both alike. Lexicons of Freund, Georges, and Kaldtschmidt. By POPULAR AND PRACTICAL SCIENCE. The Laws of Charles Anthon, LL. D., Professor of the Greek and Latin Life, with especial reference to the Physical Education of Languages in Columbia College, Rector of the Grammar Girls. By Elizabeth Bakewell, M. D. The author of these School, etc. Part 1. Latin-English. This work has been lectures was the first of her sex to open the way, in this prepared with great care from a translation by Mr. Riddle country at least, to the attainment of medical knowledge, of Dr. Freund's “ Gesammptwörterbuch der Lateinischen and to practice the science professionally. We can all reSprache," and is designed to supply a deficiency that has collect the obloquy and ridicule against which she had to long existed in our educational books for younger students struggle, and we have all witnessed her noble triumph, of the Latin language.

alike honorable to herself and to her country, and proving LOTUS-EATING. A Summer Book. By Charles William to the world that the female mind is susceptible of as high Curtis, author of “Nile Notes,” etc. The sketches in this 3 a state of vigorous mental cultivation as has heretofore work will greatly interest northern travellers, particu been exclusively claimed as fit only for the minds of men. larly such as intend loitering awhile at Niagara, and the In her brief dedication to American women, we are told mountain and sea-shore watering-places.

that these lectures were delivered to a class of ladies dur. THE CHILD AT HOME; or, the Principles of Filial Duty ing the past spring; that they are presented as outlines of Familiarly Illustrated. By John S. C. Abbott, author of truth, and ideas of the right method of education, rather “ The Mother at Home.” Very greatly improved and en than as a full discussion of the subject. The outlines are, larged, with engravings. An excellent book to place in in our opinion, correctly and scientifically drawn, and the the hands of young readers.

ideas beautifully and glowingly expressed. The volume is

in a cheap form, but very handsomely printed, and conFrom TICKNOR, REED, & FIELDS, Boston, through W. P. tains more practical information for the female mind than HAZARD, Philadelphia :

could be found in twenty novels, each of the same number THE BLITHEDALE ROMANCE. By Nathaniel Haw of pages. Price 25 cents. thorne. The author of this romance has risen rapidly in favor as a writer of fiction, both at home and abroad, with

From REDDING & Co., Boston :in the few years past. We can recollect, it is true, when

SPECIMENS OF NEWSPAPER LITERATURE: with Nathaniel Hawthorne was comparatively in obscurity, and

Persomal Memoirs, Anecdotes, and Reminiscences. By Jowhen scarcely any one who had the least regard for his

seph T. Buckingham. In two volumes. We have ex

amined the contents of these volumes with unusual inteown literary pretensions, unless he was a very independent

rest, and feel assured that all printers and conductors of thinker, would venture to speak favorably of his genius or talents. But men's minds have changed, and Nathaniel

the newspaper press," to whom they have been particuHawthorne, if he does not make one of those mistakes so

larly dedicated by the author, will find in them abundant common to great minds and sudden favorites with the pub

matter for reflection, as well as of caution and advice. It lic, is bound to maintain his position as quietly and tri

is too plain, however, from the record before us, that, with umphantly as he attained it. The works of this author

all the progress we are presumed to have made in morality are now ranked with the highest literary efforts of his

and general intelligence, in literature and in the arts and countrymen. “Blithedale" seems to be one of those seri

sciences, the character of the newspaper and political press ous lessons on the mental follies and philosophic or phi

has male but little, if any improvement. And, that there lanthropic extravagancies of the times, which may, in some

has been any improvement, only a few, perhaps, will be measure, be relied upon for its influence in checking the

found willing to admit; for it has, indeed, grown into a exuberance of “new ideas," and in bringing back bewil

habit with us to denounce the licentiousness and the vuldered, but well-meaning people to the usages and require

gar vituperation of the public press in our times, as unpre

cedented for its reckless boldness in the annals of “newsments of common sense.

paper literature." It is certainly true, that we have From G. P. PUTNAM, New York, through W. B. ZIEBER, continually at command some specimens," which, to say Philadelphia

the least of them, are bad enough. But, bad as they may SCENES AND THOUGHTS IN EUROPE. By George be, we believe that nothing of the kind can be produced in H. Calvert. Second Series. There are many reflections in our day more personal, more vindictive, malicious, or ag. this book which will attract and merit the attention of the kravating, than the “specimens" of new paper controgeneral reader. In regard to the author's theological versy, rivalry, and jealousy which the author has here opinions, however, we question very much whether they produced in this collection of “newspaper literature," and will prove any inore satisfactory to Protestants than to as “specimens" of its career from the very first establisie Catholics. He seems, indeed, to think that Christianity ment of the press on this continent. Nevertheless, wo was a failure, even from the time of the Apostles; for he hope none of our newspaper contemporaries of the present says, “ Only in Jesus himself burnt purely the light of his day will attempt to profit by the examples or "specimene" revelation. The Apostles, his agents, were tainted with introduced by the author of this book, so as to extenuate Judaism. And soon the spirit of priesteraft, which had 3 their conduct in regard to the evils which are at this dav crucified Jesus, took possession of his doctrine and soiled apparent in a free press. In looking over the memoir of Benjamin Russell, we can applaud his zeal in behalf of tiful, and the letter-press descriptions highly interesting. liberty and the rights of his country, and we can now for Weik & Wieck, 195 Chestnut Street, are the sole agents for give his impassioned, and sometimes unfair attacks upon Philadelphia. his political opponents in the first days of the republic; From Gould & Lincoln, Boston, through W. B. Zieber, but, after all, when we see his newspaper and himself, as Philadelphia : “ Chambers's Pocket Miscellany." Vol. 4. it were, dying in the arms of a party on whom he had Price 25 cents. poured out the vials of his wrath for years, we should all From Stringer & Townsend, New York, through W. B. of us be admonished of the end. These volumes, there Zieber, Philadelphia: “ The Upper Ten Thousand: Sketches fore, as we said at the commencement, are good for advice, of American Society." By C. Astor Bristed. A new edifor reproof, and worthy of the calm reflection of all who tion. The contents of this book were originally published attempt to control the independent press of a free country. in parts, in Frazer's (London) Magazine. It is understood, As we often receive admonitions from our newspaper however, that the characters and the scenes introduced by friends in regard to “pictures" and " fashions," we hope the author are all from real life, and represent truly the we do not intrude in admonishing them of some of the social system as it exists among the aristocratic leaders of merits of Mr. Buckingham's “specimens.”

fashion and folly in New York.

From A. Hart (late Carey & Hart): “The Discarded

Daughter; or, the Children of the Isle." A Tale of the NOVELS, SERIALS, PAMPHLETS, &o.

Chesapeake. By Emma D. E. Nevitt Southworth. In two

volumes. Price 75 cents. A very interesting tale. From Harper & Brothers, New York, through Lindsay &

From T. B. Peterson, Philadelphia: “Life in the South." Blakiston, Philadelphia: “Pictorial Field Book of the Revo

A companion of “Uncle Tom's Cabin." By C. H. Wiley, of lution." No. 25. Price 25 cents.--"London Labor and North Carolina.-" The Necromancer; or, the Mysteries of London Poor.” Part 21. Price 25 cents.

the Court of Henry the Eighth.” Vol. 2. By G. W. M! From Robert E. Peterson & Co., N. W. corner of Fifth

Reynolds. and Arch Streets, Philadelphia: “The National Portrait From Stringer & Townsend, New York, through T. B. Gallery of Distinguished Americans, with Biographical Peterson, Philadelphia : “The Heirs of Randolph Abbey.** Sketches: containing upwards of one hundred and twenty

One of the best novels of the day, and, as the “ London engraved Portraits of the most Eminent Persons who bave

Literary Gazette" says, “ The most brilliant production occupied a place in the History of the United States.” Nos. since Jane Eyre.” The call for this novel is so great, that 2 and 3. Price 25 cents. The second number contains the the publishers find some difficulty in supplying the demand. portraits of Jefferson, Hancock, and Carroll; the third, Stringer & Townsend, of New York, advertise a splendid those of Scott, Wayne, and M’Donough. This work richly catalogue of books, among which will be found a complete merits the approbation of the American public.

edition of " Cooper's Novels"-uniform periodical editionFrom Hermann J. Meyer, 164 William Street, New York: in all, sixty-five volumes, in paper covers, at twenty-five Nos. 2, 3, and 4 of “Meyer's Universum.” Price 25 cents cents each. The cheapest edition of the works of this great each part. The engravings in these numbers are very beau- } novelist ever published.

Godry's Il rm - Chair.

Four full page engravings again, and we mean to keep it į tractions, especially for the ladies. The first number has up. We may challenge all previous efforts to eclipse the thirty plates, mostly steel and mezzotint, and many of two leading plates in this number. Our reading matter is them very beautiful and finely executed.” also of a very superior order,

PARTICULAR attention is called to the paragraph in the As we do not wish to bore our subscribers with the advertisement of "Arthur's Home Gazette" on our cover, opinions of the press," though they sound sweetly to us, giving a list of the contents of his paper. This is now the we ask attention, if they choose to give it, to the notices on best, while it is one of the cheapest, weekly papers publishour cover. As Sheridan says, “When they do agree, their ed; and, to meet this spirit on the part of the proprietor, we unanimity is wonderful."

have agreed to club with him on the following low terms:

"Godey's Lady's Book” and “Arthur's Home Gazette" each “THE SORROWS OF A WEALTHY CITIZEN,” published in our

sent one year for $3 50. These are certainly the most reaJuly number, seems to have created a great sensation in

sonable terms on which two first class works can be obthe city. Everybody says, “That is just my case;"“Glad

tained. Only fifty cents more than the price of the “Lady's you published it; but it is not quite strong enough.” It Book” will procure the best of the Philadelphia weekly has been very extensively copied.

papers. The money must be remitted at one time.

The biographies of the elder Mrs. Adams, Mrs. Hamilton, and Mrs. Madison will be continued in the November and succeeding numbers.

We are now able to supply the orders for “Godey's Gallery of Splendid Engravings," having printed a new supply, which we think will last us at least a month. The demand for them is very great. The “Independent Demo crat," of Concord, N. H., says :

“GODEY'S GALLERY OP SPLENDID ENGRAVINGS:- Godey, of the · Lady's Book,' has commenced a serial of engravings, with the above title, which promises to possess many at

We copy the following, as it is particularly suitable to a class of persons who come under the head of "slow" subscribers. The truth is homely, but not the less forcible :

“ Nox-PAYING SCBSCRILERS.--Wagons cannot run without

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wheels, boats without steam, bull-frogs jump without lega, { still, to improve contributions; to keep down absurditios; or a newspaper be carried on, an everlasting time, no more { to infuse spirit; to excite the timid; to repress violence; than a dog can wag his tail when he has none. Our sub to soothe jealousies; to quell mutinies; to watch times; scribers are all good; but what good does a man's goodness and all this in the morning of the reviewing day, before do when it don't do you any good? We have no doubt experience had taught editors conciliatory firmness, and every one thinks that all have paid except him, and, as we contributors reasonable submission. He directed and conare a clever fellow, and his is a little matter, it will make trolled the elements he presided over with a master's judgno difference. It would not, if it were only confined to a ment. There was not one of his associates who could have dozen or a hundred cases; 'but when the slow fever seizes even held these elements together for a single year. The most all, the complaint is altogether too general. As the merit of getting so many writers to forego the ordinary bull-frog said, 'It's fun for you; but it's death to us.'” jealousies of authors and of parties, and to write invisibly,

and without the fame of individual and avowed publication,

in the promotion of a work made up of unconnected porSIGNIFICANT SIGN.-A clockmaker in New York has the

tions, and assailed by such fierce and various hostility, is sign of a clock, on the face of which a boy is represented as

{ due to him entirely. He acquired it by his capacity of undergoing a flagellation from his master for coming too

discussing almost any subject, in a conciliatory spirit, with late to school. His excuse is, "Mother has no clock.” As clocks and watches are merely the representatives of pass

almost any author; by the wisdom with which his authori

ty was exercised; by the infusion of his personal kindness ing time, as at present constructed, it has appeared to us

into his official intercourse; and his liberal and gentlemanthat the ingenious device of the New York clockmaker

like demeanor. Inferior to these excellences, but still might be extended so as to remind others of “larger growth” than the school-boy, of some of their more import

important, was his dexterity in revising the writings of ant moral and social duties. We could point out many

others. Without altering the general tone or character of

the composition, he had great skill in leaving out defective maxims, had we the leisure at this time, which would be of universal application, and which would be likely to pro

ideas or words, and in so aiding the original by lively or

graceful touches, that reasonable authors were surprised duce a great moral reform. But, as we have not the lei- } sure at this time, owing to the fact that “time is money,"

and charmed on seeing how much better they looked than

they thought they would." and that money is the means by which we live, and amuse and hope to instruct our readers, we can only, and briefly, mention one device which the whole fraternity of editors MRS. DARLEY.-We have before referred to this lady—the throughout the country would like to see engraven on all student and the daughter of the venerable portrait painter, the clocks in the houses, and on all the watches at the sides Thomas Sully—as the very best limner of children in the of all the ladies and in the fobs of all the gentlemen, the country. This lady has a peculiar tact of engaging the simple words, “PAY THE PRINTER !" Oh, conscience, con confidence of the little subject, of arresting the calmest atscience, how could you evade such emphatic admonitions tention, and at once securing a most perfect likeness of the made to you hourly by the records of time, dunning you unconscious original. We hope Mrs. D. is as fully patronincessantly for the fulfilment of your promises !

ized as she deserves to be by those who are desirous

as almost all parents are-of having a correct copy of their We call attention to the advertisement of Dr. Ayer's first editions. medicines, published on the cover of this number.

PETITIONING CONGRESS. Some evil-minded editor, in ridiWe have received a card printed at the office of the cule, as we presume, of the almost universal practice of “Minden (La.) Herald.” Some of our job printers in this petitioning Congress and the State Legislatures, on very city would like to know how such neat work is done. It is trifling occasions, and sometimes asking for very silly and really one of the prettiest business cards we ever saw, and unconstitutional grants, has had the impertinence, to say a credit to any office.

the least of his conduct, to represent that “an old maid"

has petitioned the first named honorable body to have her EDITORIAL DUTIES.—We find the following paragraph in age changed. It is, indeed, but too true that, as a free peothe Life of Lord Jeffrey,” recently published in Philadelphia ple, we carry the “ right of petition” to the highest extent by Lippincott, Grambo, & Co. We commend it to the con of our privileges, and to the lowest depths of our humility. sideration of our literary readers, and especially to such as But the attempt to bring the practice into disrepute, hy may have adopted the erroneous idea that any person hay representing that an old maid had petitioned Congress to ing the advantages of genius and a warm imagination, and have her age changed, is not only a libel upon that excelwho can write with ease and facility, is fully capable of } lent and amiable class of females, but implies a feebleness performing all the duties required of an able editor. Alas! of mind in our people which could only be truly representbut few of those who have never experienced the care and ed by misrepresenting “old maids." It is our good fortune anxiety, the wearisome labors, and mental and physical to number among our very best friends many ladies who exhaustion that attend the selection and management of have passed the heyday of life, whose calmness, serenity, other men's productions, and the preparing them for the and dignity, whose cheerfulness and charity are always so public acceptance, can well conceive the amount of literary apparent, that we feel convinced that they have little to drudgery performed by an editor, who but seldom has the regret in the past, and no apprehensions whatever about time, or enjoys the pleasure of inditing his own thoughts the future. To many of them, we believe the approach of and his own views precisely in his own language:

age is so gentle, that they seldom notice the changes that “Jeffrey's value as editor was incalculable. He had not come over them, and therefore have no desire to avail only to revise and arrange each number after its parts were themselves of any change that Congress might be able to brought together, but, before he got this length, he, like make, being long since convinced, no doubt, that Congress any other person in that situation, had much difficult and seldom makes any changes for the better. delicate work to perform. He had to discover, and to train Perhaps we shall be laughed at by some of our readers authors; to discern what truth and the public mind re for this exhibition of our respectful feelings, on a very quired; to suggest subjects; to reject, and, more offensive trifling occasion, in favor of “old maids." The fact is, we

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never witness any attempts at wit and sarcasm, at the ex- and the protection of dishonesty, than those would be penge of womanhood, without feeling somewhat annoyed, which should transfer the responsibilities and the conse and more especially if those attempts are made in ridicule quences of guilt to the innocent, honest, and industrious of unmarried ladies, of whom it bas been correctly and members of society. There is a great deal of counterfeitbeautifully said, that “the single state is no diminution of ing carried on in the world, but it has not yet been made the beauties and the utilities of the female character; on plain that honest men should be made the victims of vice the contrary, our present life would lose many of the com- } and villany. Bank-note counterfeiters are, when caught, forts, and much likewise of what is absolutely essential to sent to the penitentiary. Let them be kept there until the well-being of every part of society, and even of the pri they pay those whom they have swindled out of the provate home, without the unmarried female. The singles ceeds of their "hard labor," the State deducting all neces woman is as important an element of social and private sary expenses. happiness as the married one. The utilities of each are different, but both are necessary; and it is vulgar non

TRIPS ON THE SCHUILKILL.-We take so much pleasure in sense, unworthy of manly reason and discreditable to every

our own excursions on the Schuylkill River, that we eren just feeling, for any one to depreciate the unmarried con

take pleasure in referring to them from our " Arm-Cheir," dition."

which we do in order that our city readers, and friends visiting from abroad, may be induced to accompany us, and

enjoy the beauty of the scenery presented along its banks. RESPONSTBILITIES OF BANKS.-One of our contemporaries

Above all, we would advise strangers visiting Philadelphia suggests that "the banks should be made responsible for 3

to make the Schuylkill a point in their suburban excur. the redemption of all counterfeits of their own notes."

sions. In passing up the river on the steamboats, after “This," says another of our friends, "is a capital idea," and

leaving Fairmount, you have some of the most delightful proceeds to illustrate it with the comment that “such as

and picturesque views that can well be imagined. On the law would make the banks exceedingly careful to put out

margin, and turning along at the foot of the hills that line notes which could not be counterfeited successfully, thus

the river shores, you have in full view the railroad, with a saving vast amounts annually to the poor, who are the

train of one hundred cars or more; the canal, with boats sufferers generally by this species of robbery."

noiselessly pursuing their voyages from and to the inte So, then, in order to save vast amounts annually to the

rior; the common roads, alive with carriages bearing happoor, our contemporary would proceed deliberately to rob

py parties from the city; and, in all, comprising a scene of the banks, by making the banks responsible for the inge- life and beauty which cannot be equalled even by the nious villany of counterfeiters. What more the banks can

scenery along the Iludson. There also, you have views of do than they have done, to protect the public from loss, we

many splendid mansions, to which our opulent citizens can do not know. We presume, however, that the public au- }

now resort in perfect safety, as the ague, so much dreaded thorities could do much more than has yet been done, as

in former years, has entirely disappeared ; and, among the well for the detection as for the punishment of counter

rest, is the cottage which was once the residence of Thomas feiters. Be that as it may, such a course as has been pro

Moore, and in which he wrote his celebrated farewell to the posed would, indeed, be to compel the innocent to suffer for

Schuylkill. the guilty, and would, at the same time, legalize a new

But what renders the scenery on the water and on the system of responsibilities, which, if carried out to the ex

shores more beautiful and interesting than all, are the tent which would be applicable, would revolutionize all the

crowds of innocent and joyful children, who, full of life and business, social, and even religious relations of society. loveliness themselves, add greatly to the life and loveliness Let us make the attempt to trace this proposition to its

of all around. Many a parent, during the past summer, legitimate consequences, by a moment's reflection. Let us

can testify, as well as we, to the beneficial effects which suppose that a dishonest man commences any business

resulted to their little ones from an occasional trip on the whatever, and that, in order the more successfully to im

River Schuylkill. pose on the credulous, he very nearly, though not completely, represents the face, form, and voice, the habits, WATER COOLERS.-J. S. Clark, 322 Market Street, makes manners, and sometimes even the name of a man of honor the best water coolers to be found in this city. We have and integrity, engaged in the same profession; let us sup tried those of other celebrated manufacturers, but have pose that, finally, because imitation has not been altogether found thern far inferior to those manufactured as above. complete, the rogue is detected and his frauds exposed; } We have one in our office which we purchased some time and, when that is done, let us ask with what show of since, and such is its superiority over all others that we justice or propriety we could demand of the person whose give this notice unknown to the manufacturer; and, sinname and character had been assumed, to account for the gular as it may seem to many of our brethren of the press, losses sustained through the counterfeiter? Again, if a it is a notice absolutely brought forth by merit only. The man manufactures a machine, in imitation of one which great superiority of the cooler is that, with less ice, you can an inventor has been careful to take out a patent for, and have cold water for a greater length of time. succeeds in passing off his imitation for the original, with what face would you attempt to hold the patentee liable? THE FREAKS OF FORTUNE.- A curious incident took place for damages? In our opinion, you might as well expect to recently in London, showing how singularly diversified are compel religious and other societies to repair all the wrongs the fortunes of persons of the same family. On the same done, and all the impositions practised by their hypocriti evening that the Countess of Waldegrave was giving a cal and worthless members, who may have counterfeited splendid entertainment to a select number of the nobility the principles and actions of the true members and profes and aristocracy of that city, her brother, young Braham, sors; or you might as well hope to hold manhood, or wo the inheritor of his father's focal powers, was giving & conmanhood, or society in general amepable for the crimes ] cert to a party made up of somewhat different materials. and roguery perpetrated by cheats and vagabonds, merely Who shall say which of the two was the happier, or which because cheats and vagabonds happen to bear a very near of them was the more rationally or usefully employed, the resemblance to the rest of the human race. In fine, nos sister or the brother? We hope our republican readers Letter menns could be adopted for the elevation of crime will not all send in their opinions by the same mail.

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Por au Fet.--This is by far the most wholesome of all soups. Take three pounds of good rump of beef, of any part free from bone and not too fat; put it in an earthen fire-proof pot, with three quarts of water, one large carrot, two turnips, two leeks, a head of celery, and one burnt onion; season, and let the soup boil slowly, skimming it from time to time, for at least five hours; then strain it through a fine sieve, and pour it over thin slices of bread to serve. The meat and vegetables make a dish which is afterwards served. Thus cooked, the beef becomes tender and juicy, and is excellent cold.

A nad has an excellent flavor boiled as follows: Preparatory to cooking, soak it well in vinegar and water; then boil in water with some heads of celery, two or three turnips, five or six onions, and a handful of sweet herbs. Put the ham in cold water, and allow it to heat very gradually. One of sixteen pounds will require four and a half hours.

PARVENU SOCIWY.-It appears that a society has recently been formed in Paris which promises to give to the world a new order of nobility, or, at least, of aristocracy. Accord ing to its regulations, the right of membership is always to be established upon undoubted testimonials of the applicant's having attained his elevation in the arts, sciences, in literature or in politics, in the army or navy, simply by the force of his own genius, and independent of the patronage of rich or powerful family connections. In fact, it is an effort to form an aristocratic society of talent out of the poorer classes, and to place industry, genius, and virtue on a par with the meretricious aids of wealth, without the possession of which, industry, genius, talent, and virtue are thought to be too frequently driven to the wall.

Now, for our own part, we confess we are not in favor of any form of aristocracy, believing that an aristocracy of poverty, in which the noble poor would become the exclusives, or an aristocracy of talent, in which the supremacy would be given to individuals of a class of merit, would, after all, effect nothing for the amelioration of society. The moment that one association sets itself up against any other association, even if it be against the tinsel wealth, or against titled pretenders, it falls into the same error of ex clusiveness, and the same folly of pretension, which has rendered its opponents ridiculous in the estimate of all sensible minds. After the poor men of genius and talent, etc., have formed themselves into an association, which sets up its aristocratic exclusiveness against the aristocracy of wealth and titles, then we shall have, in all probability, on association of laborers or of mechanics, and associations of various grades, according to the professions of the members, all formed one against the other, all contending against aristocracy, and all as exclusive in their principles and pretensions as the original after which they have been compelled to copy. Thank Heaven, as we believe, there is no use for such associations in this free country! Indus. try, genius, and talent are always sure of their reward here, while those who have no other resources but the wealth hoarded by their fathers, no other reliance but the social or political distinctions of their parents, are daily seen falling into neglect and decay.

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MARKING INK.--Nitrate of silver 1/4 oz., hot boiled water Receipts, &c.

24 oz. When cooled a little, add gum water 1 oz., and a little indigo to color. The preparation is made: carbonate of soda

1 oz. to 1 pint of boiled water; color with cochineal or indiTO MAKE GERMAN CAKE.-Mix well together a pound and

go. 2. Without preparation : Nitrate of soda 1% drachms a half of finely powdered loaf sugar, two pounds of well-} to 3oz. of water. Add as much of the strongest ammonia dried flour, and a few caraway seeds; make it into a stiff

water as will dissolve the precipitate formed on its first paste with the whites of three eggs beaten in a little milk;

addition; then further add, gum water 12 drachms. Writroll it out very thin, cut into shapes, prick, and bake upon

ing executed with this ink turns black on being passed buttered tins.

ovor a hot Italian iron, or on being held to the fire.

A LOTION FOR WEAK EYES.-Twenty drops of laudanum and five drops of brandy in a wineglass of water. Apply three times a day as warm as the eye will bear it.

TO MAKE YEAST.-To one large teacupful of split or bruised dry peas put one pint of boiling water, cover it closely 80 as wholly to exclude the air, and set it in a cool oven or hy the side of the fire for twenty-four hours, when it should have a fine froth on the top. A tablespoonful of the water is the proportion (in a warm climate) to one pound of flour. } Yeast thus prepared is very generally used in Persia, and the writer has employed it in India for three years with } success.

NANKEENS will keep their color if washed as follows: Put a large handful of salt into a vessel with a gallon of cold water; put the articles in, and let them soak twenty-four hours; then wash in hot lye, without soap, and without wringing.

STEWED OYSTERS.—Strain off the liquor from a dozen and PARTICULARLY ADDRESSED TO LADIES.Dining in gloves is a half of fine oysters; thicken it with flour and butter; } a vulgarity, and not allowable under any circumstances. add & tablespoonful of cream, a teaspoonful of mace in powder, and a very little salt. As soon as you have well The white azalea is an emblem of purity and temperance. mixed these, pour them into a stew-pan and put in the The white rose expresses, “I am worthy of you.” The oyeters. Shake the pan over the fire, but do not let the myrtle, “ Friendship and Love.” Orange blossom, “Chassauce boil, or the oysters will be hard.

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