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lumes to the flames, if my father would | all others with those volatile juices, this lucubration should happen to
not immediately betake himself to inore which are totally at variance with the fall.
solid and nutritive studies. It was dur. chaste propriety of conduct indispen- It does not appear from any records,
ing this period of self-mortification, that sable during Lent, and which even our now extant, how this celebrated dis-
the learned Cadwalader Von Muckle Court of Alderinen themselves, had they pute terminated; but it is too proba-
wit had stored up in his ancient repo- lived in Popish times, would have been ble, when we consider the frailties of
sitory the valuable researches, from obliged to study, at the expense even our nature, that the gourmands of Pa-
which I now offer to the world the of the same mortifying privations. ris continued to devour sea-ducks, and
following gleanings.

In reply to all this, Dr. Andry flat- enjoy the fumes of tobacco, as before,
The first work, published on this ly denies that the question, as stated without much respect to the truly pi-
important subject, was one by Dr. by his adversary, is, whether a sea-duck ous exhortations of Dr. Hecquet, en-
Hecquet, entitled Traité des Dispenses be fish, flesh, or fowl, but whether it couraged as they were, too, in their
de Carême, in which the learned au- sufficiently partakes of the nature of profane proceedings, by the heterodoxy
thor's principal aim appears to have fish, to come under the denomination of his antagonist. For, well may they
been to prove that a Lent diet had a of Lent food; and upon this point he have exclaimed,
natural agreement with the human asserts, t' at whoever will take the trou- Non nostrům tantas сотропете

lites.' constitution, and that it was the most ble of analysing the blood of a sea- Who shall decide when doctors disnourishing, the most fattening, and in duck, will find it as different from that I agree ? every respect the most wholesome that of any other duck, as a turtle's is from I shall conclude this short paper could be devised. Dr. Andry, on the a calf's. And he further insists upon with an extract from Addison's Tra. other hand, holding opinions of a more the propriety of eating sea-ducks dur- vels, which relates an anecdote, that worldly nature, and being moreover, ing Lent, as Dr. Harquet himself had my father had treasured with the rest perhaps, one of the flock of Epicurus, admitted the saine indulgence in fa- or his collectanea on this subject. The enters the lists, totis viribus, against vour of frogs, which, he still allowed, place, to which it relates, is Fribourg, Dr. Hecquet, and accordingly pub- were no fish.

in Switzerland, lishes two volumes, of which the titles I come now to the more serious * At the Capucins,' says Addison, are shortly Regime de Carême and question concerning tobacco, which I saw the Escargatoire, which I took Traité des Alimens de Carême, in which Dr. Hecquet discusses at some length, the more notice of, because I do not he most heretically combats the Pytha- and comes finally to the conclusion, remember to have met with any thing gorean dogmata of his rival. To these that the practice, whether considered of the same natue in other countries. answers of Dr. Andry his opponent en- as a pleasure or a nutriment, was It is a square place, boarded in), and joins in a second edition of his work equally destructive of that orthodox filled with a vast quantity of large

considerably enfärged and improved." abstinence, which ought to be observed suails, that are esteemed excellent food, And upon this state of the case issue during this season. And he says, the when they are welldresseat. The floor is joined between the parties.

question briefly resolves itself into this is strewed about half a foot deep with Among the inany interesting points - whether fasting be inconsistent with several plants, among which the snails of this controversy, pone seems, at the taking any thing that is vapourous ?" nestle all the winter season. When time, to have made a stronger impres- And this, he adds, is undeniable for Lent arrives, they open their inagasion upon the Parisian Sçavans, who several reasons. 1. Because the Jews zines, and take out of them the best are represented to have been all alive and Turks abstain froin the use of meagre food in the world; for there is to the subject, than the important odours on fasting days. 2. Because no dish of fish, that they reckon comquestion, as it is called, “whether the odours may be nourishing, as ought to parable to a ragout of snails.' use of sea-ducks and tobacco ought to be inferred from what Pliny says of be prohibited in Lent ?" and, as I doubt some Indian nations, that live only on

ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS, not, but all my readers will duly ap- odours,—from what is recorded of De

AT KEW. preciate the moinentous concern of this mocritus, who lived three days by Extract of a Letter dated 1st September, 1814, inquiry, I shall devote my present pa- breathing only the vapour of hot loaves,

from Sir Joseph Banks to George Harrison, per to a concise and impartial statement and from what we read of some others, Esq., recommending the appointment of two of the arguments used on each side by who kept themselves alive only by the Botanical Collectors at the Cape of Good these learned antagonists. smell of honey. The doctor allows,

Hope, and other distant paris ubroad, for the Dr. Hecquet, who appears to have however, that when tobacco is neces- Is obedience to the cominands of Lord

Royal Botanic Garden, at Kew. been a staunch Catholic, had taken the sary as a remedy, it may be taken on liberty of asserting, that the eating of a fast-days, at an appointed time, and I beg leave to state to you, for his lord

Liverpool, communicated to me by you, sea-duck, as not being bond fide a fish, immediately before meals.

ship's information, such remarks as occur according to the rash opinion of some On the other side, Dr. Andry under to me on the subject of the Royal Botanaturalists, was inconsistent with the takes to prove, that there is no ground nic Garden, at Kew, as well as the means due observance of Lent; and, accord- whatever for his opponent's objections, that appear, in my judgment, the most ingly, he exhorts all good Catholics, which he examines with much`minute likely to continue to that establishment who have a proper regard for their ness, but, as I humbly conceive, with the superiority it has hitherto held over souls, to abstain from sea-duck, as well out overturning the weighty arguments all similar institutions, in the opinion of as all otheramphibious animals, turtle of Dr. Hecquet against the use of to foreigners as well as of Englishmen, and included, during this holy season. bacco, whether by smoking or other though somewhat impaired by the interAnd he assigns, as his reason for mak-wise, in Lent; which I, therefore, ruptions of commerce during the last war; ing this charitable exhortation, that hope, will be hereafter avoided by or rather by the necessity of convoy, the amphibious animals abound more than every good Catholic under whose eyes I uncertainty and delays of which has for

some years past, rendered the transports and provision on their return; the re- If Lord Liverpool shall honour this are of living plants all but impossible, and maining 301., it is presumed, will be rangement with his approbation, and diinduced the king to desist almost wholly quite sufficient to furnish them with rect it to be carried into execution, I beg from sending out collectors, as his Majesty clothes, and pocket-money enough, to ren- leave to propose two persons, Allan Cunhad before been used to do.

der them respectable among their equals. ningham" and James Bowie, who are The only Botanic Garden that has hi

This plan of economy, I have no doubt, ready to undertake the business of coltherto held any competition with the they will follow nearly, if not exactly; if lectors,mindeed, anxious in the extreme Royal Gardens at Kew, is that of the em- they do not, their conduct abroad will be to obtain the appointment; both of the e peror, at the imperial palace, at Schon- distrusted, and they will either be re- men are, in Mr. Aiton's opinion, pero brun, near Vienna. This collection of called, if it proves at all incorrect ; if not, fectly qualified to execute the business; plants was raised at an expense more suit- they will, on their return, have no claim they have both been educated at Kew, ed to the pleasures of an emperor than to on government in any shape, for they where Cunningham still continues ; Bowie the sober expenditure of public money : will have had the power of saving, if lives at present in a gentleman's service as ships were freighted for the sole purpose they continue ten years abroad, a sumn gardener, but is rearly to quit it at the of bringing home living plants from both quite sufficient to enable them to gain ad. shortest warning, should he be so fortu.. the Indies, and men of education, some mission into the firm of soine respectable nate as to succeed. of whom have since become eminent as nursery garden, the best possible provi- It is proposed, in the first instance, to naturalists, were sent abroad, with salaries sion a man educated as a gardener can send these two persons together to the adequate to their station in life; hot look up to.

Cape of Good Hope, where two people houses and conservatories were built, on Some incidental expenses to govern- may, for oue season, be advantageously a scale in which magnificence was more ment will, no doubt, be incurred, in pro-employed in collecting such plants as consulted than economy; and yet the viding for passages by sea; but these can have formerly been in the Royal Garo Royal Garden at Kew, where that well. not be considerable, if the collectors are dens, and whose names still remain in the considered economy for which our ever-allowed, on all possible occasions, to be printed catalogues, though they have vered inonarch was ever so highly respect. sent on board king's ships. Former col- died from old age before the means of ed, was never for a moment forgotten, in lectors have, in this case, been allowed increasing them could be discovered ; a short time excelled those at Schonbrun, to mess with the warrant officers, whose most of these will be found near the and, at present, is considerably richer in mess extraordinaries are, of course, very, Cape Town, and it is hoped, that in more rare, curious, and interesting plants. moderate, and this will be the whole of searching for them other novelties will be The plan of collecting, at Kew, as esta- the charge.

met with. blished by his Majesty's commands, has What ihe expense of living in and tra

When this business of replacing plants hitherto been, to employ those young gar- velling over the countries to which they that have been lost is ended, the one of cleners, educated in the garden, who show may be sent, I am utterly unable to cal- the collectors may be sent to New South ed the most inclination to, and made the culate. That every thing is now much Wales, and the other may commence his greatest proticiency in botanical pursuits, dearer in all our distant dependencies journies to the distant parts of the Cape and were best skilled in the scientific ar- than it was twenty, or even ten years ago, country, where, especially on the southrangements of the plants in the gardien. cannot be doubted. In order, however, ern and south-eastern shores, there still Ainong the many young men who work to reduce as much as may be the amount remain vast tracts of unexplored country,' there in the hope of being recommended of these extra charges, the collectors must the plants of which may be kept in this to, gentlemen's families as gardeners, be directed by their instructions not to climate without the expense of hotwhen they have learned the art, some take upon themselves the character of houses, and are, of course, more applicawere always to be found whose disposi- gentlemen, but to establish themselves, in ble to ornamental uses, and more suitable tions led them to the study of botany; point of board and lodging, as servants to foreign trade, than those intertropical and whose talents enabled them to excel ought to do; and if the governors of the productions whose existence depends on in it; among these, the best were select- places they visit are instructed to supply a strong degree of heat; thesc, of course, ed, and it is remarkable, that I do not re- them with the use of slaves, bullocks, seldom flower well, and when they do collect one instance of a man well ac- waggons, &c. from the public stores, and, cannot be placed in our rooms, if the quainted with the plants in the garden above all, to grant them the use of the weather is cold, without the greatest hawho did not feel an ambition to be em. bullocks, &c. which the peasants of the zard of their entire destruction, ployed as a collector. Cape of Good Hope are obliged to pro

In New South Wales an infinite number The establishment of a Kew collector vide gratis for those who travel on the ac- of curious and beautiful plants, seen and was, forty years ago, one hundred a-year count of government, neither the cost of described by Mr. Brown, naturalist in the as wages, and he was allowed to draw bills living, nor the charge of travelling, can voyage of the Investigator, are still want. for travelling expenses and board wages amount to any serious sum. The better ing in our gardens; these also are cultito the amount of two hundred more; but to check all unreasonable expenditure, i vated in conservatories and green-houses, this he was not allowed 10 exceed ; in am willing, if Lord Liverpool thinks it none of them requiring a stove. In the fact, it was in almost all cases enough, would be advantageous to the undertak- case of Van Dieman's Land, where many and was never exceeded, without a satis. ing, to audit the accounts sent home by beautiful plants are found, we have every factory explanation being given. In no the collectors, and certify thein to the reason to hope that most of them will bear one instance, as far as I recollect, has cen- treasury, when sent there for their lord- the cold of our winters, and becoine the sure been passed on any one of these col- ships' approbation.

ornaments of our open gardens. lectors.

If by these expedients the amount of

Although is but a few inonths since As the value of money is now so much the board-wages and travelling expenses our friendly relations with the continent greater both at home and in our colonies can be kept within 2201. a-year, as fairly have been resumed, the following applithan it was forty years ago, when the esta- may be expected, the whole of the regu- cations for plants from the Royal Gardens blishment of a collector for Kew Gardens lar annual expense of each collector, have already been made. was first arranged, I beg leave to propose, which was forinerly 3001. a-year, will not To his Royal Highness the Prince Regent : that in case Lord Liverpool should de- exceedi 4001.; which, it is hoped, will cide upon employing such young inen at not be deemed unreasonable, as the per

From the King of Bavaria. present, their salaries may be fixed at sons employed are not allowed to have

From the Duke of Saxe Weimar. 1801. a-year; of this they will be expect any claim upon government for their

To the Queen :
ed to save 1501. at the least, to accumu- services, when they shall have been com-
late at home, for their ultimate reward pleted.

From the Dowager Empress of Russia.
From the Queen of Wirtemburgh.

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THE LITERARY CHRONICLE

To his Majesty's Ministers :
To charm her, bade its little throat,

Who would this little hour outlive
From the University of Leyden,
For her alone, pour forth each note.

That flies with so much haste,
Gone, now, to Pluto's drear domain,

Could he not all its value give
To the Superintendent of the Gardens : Whence none e'er return again.

To valued moments past? From the Imperial Gardens at Schon. Sad be, dark shades, thine every hour,

O, life would be a desert drear
brun.
Who thus whate'er is fair devour!

Were all we've known effaced
From the Teylerion Society at Ley-
Who bade to hell my sparrow speed

Could we not still, in fancy, hear
den.
Poor sparrow! oh, accursed deed!

The loved voice of the past !
From the University of Erfurt.
For loss of thee, ah! see how red

I'd rather shun in the cold grave
On this latter head I shall consider it
The eyelids of my weeping maid.

Misfortune's biting blast

ALPHEUS. as my duty to regulate the correspon

Than live, and living, cease to have dence between the superintendent of his

The memory of the past ? Majesty's and those of foreign gardens, in

НОРЕ. .

J. W. DALBY. such manner as to prevent the direct in- THERE is a star that oft will dart a ray tercourse between the superintendent of Thro' the soul's darkness, and its portals ope,

Fine Arts. Kew Garden, and the persons who corres-To meet the cheering beams of mental day ;pond with him, from being so advantage

It is the heavenly morning star of Hope.

REVELLI's PICTURE OF THE ous to the gardens where plants are reSad is the heart that never felt its beams,

QUEEN'S TRIAL. ceived, as those to which collections are Its waking reveries and sleeping dreams;

DISMISSING from our minds every po sent by command of the Queen, or the No morning rises clad in rich delight, Prince Regent, or under the orders of Within, without, around is cheerless night,

For it no season wears ecstatic bloom, litical consideration respecting the

Queen's trial, and avoiding every rehis majesty's ministers.

Which shews no comfort e’en beyond the mark as to the similarity of subjects The commerce of living plants is at tomb; present of some importance, and promises But resting all its tide of sorrow there,

chosen by Mr. Revelli, who lately exin time to improve; the orders already Drinks at the fount of woe the currents of de- bibited a picture of the Inquisition, received from the continent are not incon- spair.

G. A. N. we shall notice his present painting siderable, and but for the extreme po- Bow, April 9, 1821.

merely as a work of art. Having been verty of the whole of Europe, would, be

in the House of Lords more than once fore this time, have become an object

THE PAST.

during the important investigation, and worthy consideration. This commerce must continue to improve, if new plants. Let us not rashly quit our hold upon the past, being acquainted with the persons, at that are beautiful and interesting continue when, perhaps, there is little else left to bind least, of most of the poblemen and to be introduced into England; when so

118 to existence. Is it nothing to have being other personages who had a prominent vereigns have obtained such plants from and to have been happy or miserable or is it share in this memorable trial, we visited the Royal Gardens, their subjects will a matter of the moment to think whether Ilkaye Mr. Revelli's picture with the hope of seek to procure them from our nursery- I build up a shadow or a dream, do I dress up recognizing many old friends. By the men. The domestic trade of plants, support. fiction, with nothing answering to it in the uni. tion together, we did find them, in

in the gaudy garb of illeness on folly, a pure help of the exhibitor and the descriped far above its natural level by the use verse of things, or the records of truth, when I deed; but they were old friends with of growing plants in all expensive enter look back with fond delight, or with tender retainments, so much patronized by the re- gret to that which was at one time to me my new faces, and out of the two hundred gent, maintains a race of sober, healthy, All, when I receive the glowing image of some portraits which the picture is said to and industrious population, daily on the bright reality.

contain, we were not able to identify increase. This also will be maintained The thoughts of which will never from my more than a dozen, and very few, and increased by the introduction of heart?'

HAZLITT's Table Talk.

even of this limited number, were beautiful novelties. These considera- What cannot fortune steal away

good likenesses. tions, it is hoped, will induce his Majes- Or into darkness cast?

If the artist had not assured us that ty's ministers, to foster an establishment, What sheds on life a cheering ray? Kew Gardens, I mean, which does honour The memory of the past.

the picture was an accurate represento the science of the country, promotes,

tation of the interior of the House of

What will remain to cheer us still in some degree, its commerce, aids its When joys are fleeting fast?

Lords, as it appeared on that inetnorapopulation, and enables the sovereign What blunts the sting of present ill ?

ble occasion,' and introduced himself and his ministers to make acceptable pre

The pleasures of the past.

very prominently in the act of taking sents to crowned heads, without incurring What makes us aye with fondness dwell sketches, we should have suspected any expense in providing them.

On dreams which would not last? that the picture had been painted withWhitehall Treasury Chambers,

It is the witchery and spell

out ocular inspection of the scene.
2nd April, 1821.
Which hallows all the past.

The grand outline is by no means a
S. R. LUSHINGTON.
What makes us cheerful and content

faithful representation of the house, While treading life's dull waste?

and neither the positions of the peers, Original Poetry.

Dear thoughts that, with our sorrows blent,
Tell of bright moments past.

nor their dresses have been attended THE FUNUS PASSERIS OF CATULLUS.

What doubles all the bliss of love,

to. The Dukes of York and Glou(TRANSLATION.) Making it boundless, vast?

cester are represented as dressed in ini. Weep soft joys and gentle loves,

Memory of pangs all pangs above! litary costume, although it is notorious And whosoe'er with beauty moves;

Fears, doubts, that now are past. that they wore plain clothes on the oce The sparrow of my girl is dead,

If aught can make fair friendship's stream casion. Of the counsel on both sides, The sparrow of my darling maid,

Of heav'n more deeply taste,

whose

persons and portraits are very faWhich more than e'en herself she lov'd,

It is that soft and sootbing beam

miliar to the public, it would be very For honey sweet to her it proved;

The sunshine of the past.

difficult to identify more than three, And well her beauteous form could trace, And how could being's cold cares be As the young girl her mother's face,

Reluctantly embraced,

and these only with a good stretch of Nor from her bosom would it stir,

Did they not form eventually

imagination. The best likenesses in But hopping round-now here, now there, The treasures of the past?

the whole picture are the portraits of

1

Lord Holland, Sir Robert Dallaș, the with a mixture of astonishment and ter- scene which it has, we believe, never Duke of Wellington, Lady Anne Ha- ror an appearance for which no one before presented, and which had a ipost milton, and the Marquis of Lansdowne. could account, and which it was there appalling and wild effect. 'The sky was The coup d'ail of the picture is rather fore impossible to pronounce to be ei- veiled in gloom—the place d'armes was pleasing, notwithstanding the harshness ther the precursor or follower of preter- crowded, was continually swelling by of the colouring, which is often very natural disaster.

the floods of people who poured in from injudicious.

“ On Saturday last the weather was all the adjacent streets; and, towering WIVELL's PORTRAITS. bright and unclouded, but at eight over the heads of the throng, was to be As forming a striking contrast to M. o'clock in the evening the sky became seen the steeple of the French parish Revelli's picture, we must notice a se

surcharged with heavy black clouds church, with its ball, blazing like a ries of portraits of the counsel employ- from the N. W. and snow fell in large meteor, and throwing out, from the ed on both sides in the Queen's trial, Aakes. The next morning these clouds foot of the cross, with which it was sursketched in the House of Lords, by an were diffused over the sky, and there mounted, radiations of sparks, renartist of the name of Wivell, whose descended a heavy shower of blackish dered lurid by the incumbent and surname was heretofore unknown to us, rain, which, upon examination, was rounding baze. Never was there shewn but who cannot long remain in obscu- found to contain a substance resem- a greater zeal than was exhibited on this rity. The engravings are plain and bling to the eye, the taste, and the smell occasion. The different engines were cheap; but some of them are the best of soot. Towards evening, however, in a moment on the spot; lines were likenesses we ever suw: Every passion the weather cleared, and yesterday formed almost involuntarily; and every and feeling of which Sir Robert Gir- morning was ushered in by a large one seemed to think alone on the fand is capable-his whole mind and frost:- This gradually relaxed, until means of preserving the holy edifice. character seem embodied in Mr. Win the influence of a weighty damp, va- The ball continued to burn for a long vell's sketch of him. It is a portrait pour, which descended from a thick time, being inaccessible to water ; the from which Lavater would have found stratum of clouds that seemed progres- tia, however, with which the steeple no difficulty in describing the man. sively to deepen in colour and density, was covered, retarded its progress, and The portrait of Sir John Copley is and at noon the darkness was so great, the wind was fortunately very gentle. scarcely less happy; and Mr. Brongh- that candles were burning in the Court- . By the activity of the people an ain, who is represented as giving vent house, the banks, and in most of the engine was raised to the belfry, from to one of his strong exclamations, is offices in this city. The gloom alter- which water was conveyed, through a drawn to the life. The portraits of nately increased or diminished, accord-trap-door, into the interior of the steeDr. Lushington, Messrs. Denman, ing to the ascendancy of the wind, ple, to prevent the extension of the Williams, and Parke, are also very which during the day was fitful and Aamnes. The fire was happily extinet good. We feel happy in bearing tes changeable, till three o'clock, when a by half-past eight in the evening. It timony to the merits of a young artist, formidable body of clouds from the had, however, a quarter of an hour bewhose talents give him so strong and N. E. hurried over the town, and fore, consumed the timber in which so legitimste a claim on the liberal and brought the obscurity to its climax. the cross was inserted, so that it fell extensive patronage of the public. To At this moment there certainly reigned on that part of the wall above the printhe engraver, Mr. Wright, who has a very general awe. Nature had, from cipal entrance, and broke into many done the sketches of Mr. Wivell so the morning, seemed sullen and de- pieces, the largest of which descended much justice, no ordinary praise is due, jected, as if aware of impending cala- on the pavement of the corner of the and we congratulate him on his fidelity mity, and the crisis appeared to have house of Mr.Bernard, the milliner. Thus of execution.

R. arrived. While the inhabitants were terminated the events of this day, which

expressing to each other their surprise, will long be remembered by the inhaLiterature and Science.

and exchanging opinions on the pro-bitants of Montreal, and be classed bable cause of an appearance so un- with the dark Sunday of 1785. We

usual, they were almost electrified by a have omitted to state that the rain Extraordinary Atmospheric Pheno- brilliant Aash of lightning, succeeded which descended yesterday was similar menon al Mmtreal.—The following by a clap of thunder that was echoed to that of last Sunday ; but contained account of the singular, we might als and reverberated for many seconds more of the snoty ingredient, and carmost say terrific darkness which over after its causes had past.

ried on its surface, as it flowed through spread the town of Montreal in the • This was followed by some others, the streets, a dense foain resembling early part of November, 1819, contains rain aguin fell, and there seemed a soap-suds. many interesting particulars of this good prospect of fair weather; but it

We have been informed that many remarkable phenomenon not generally was of short duration, for the clouds persons crossed to the other side of the known. We extract it from the Cana- again accumulated from the N. E. and river, expecting the accomplishment. dian Courant of November 10, 1819:- at four o'clock it was nearly as dark as of a traditional prediction, that the

' Remarkable Obscurity. To those, before. Those who had felt alarm, island of Montreal is to be swallowed who are in the habit of anticipating a now became, by the continued contem- up by an earthqnake. For the truth dreadful catastrophe froin singular ap- plation of the subject of terror, tran- of this information, however, we will pearances, yesterday must have been quil, and were reposing after their not vouch.. an awful day. Even those blunt minds, recent inquietude, when, suddenly, • At this moment (Wednesday mornthe excursions of which seldoin deviate the tocsin was tolled by every bell in ing, seven o'clock,) the sky is almost from the routine of usual occupation, the city, and the streets resounded as clear, and day-light as strong, as is seemed for once to be withdrawn from with the cries of fire !! Montreal, cer- usual at this hour of the day, at this the beaten path, and to contemplate tainly, at this moment, exhibited a season of the year."

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