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leaden pipes of the brewery,' &c. To laris so far as relates to Britain. We pleted, draw off the liquor from the fly to tea was useless, for he assured us are harely told that the vine was intro- dregs, or lees, into a cask, which must be that he had examined 27 samples of duced here by the Romans, and
completely filled with the wine.
apinnitation leaves. In coffee, we were nopears to have very soon become com
• A small quantity of yeast will continue better, for it was only pigeon's -beans mon; that few ancient monasteries to become separated, and overflow the and peas. At last, we determined to did not manufacture wine. In an early fernientation in the cask. and hence the
bung-hole, in consequence of the slow drink nothing bnt water ; but here the period of the history of Britain, the Isle quantity of liquor diminishes; the loss persecuting spirit followed us, and we of Ely was expressly denominated the thus sustained, must be made up by adelwere forbidden to touch this simple Isle of Vine, by the Normans. The ing, froin time to time, a portion of the libeverage until had ascertained that Bishop of Els, shortly after the con-quor which was made for that purpose, so it contained the due proportions of quest, received at least three or four as to keep the cask always filled up to the commón air and carbonic acid gas. tons of wine, annually, as tithes from bung: hole. Soda-water, cream, custards, confec-' the vines in his dioceses, and in his
When the fermentation has nearly tionery, pickles, and sauces, bread and leases he made frequent reservations of its place; but a small hole must be bored
ceased, the bung may be put loosely into cheese, cum multis aliis, filled up the a certain quantity of wine, by way of by the side of the bung-hole, and loosely sordid catalogue of the miseries to rent.' We now pass on to the most tiited with a peg, to give vent for the ex. which eating and drinking subjected important part of the subject,--the art trication of the carbonic acid that may be
It was in vain to protest that we of making wines. Home made wines come developed. When no farther froth had dieted on them for many years, differ chiefly from foreign or grape appears, the vent-peg must be withdrawn, and enjoyed good health, for, like Par- wines, in containing a much greater the spile may then be tightened, and the tridge, the Almanack Maker, who con- quantity of malic acid, whilst the wine cask left undisturbed for five or six tradicted Swift's assertion, that he was of the grape contains chiefly tartareous should be drawn off from its lees into ano.
months; after which time, the wine dead, we were not believed. Our only acid.' The British fruits most capa.ther cask ; and if it is not fine, it may be remedy now appeared to be in calling ble of being converted into wine, be- rendered so by the addition of a small in the assistance of the physician, with sides grapes, are the gooseberry, elder- quantity of isinglass dissolved in water, au antidote to the thousand poisons we berry, mulberry, raspberry, black- which will render it clear in a few days, had swallowed; but Mr. Accum berry, strawberry, red currant, black after which it may be bottles and stored in would not even leave us this consola- currant, white currant, and cranberry.
a cool cellar. tion, for he declared that “nine-tenths These ferment well and afford good and fermentation, (before it is drawn off from
• Should the wine be too sweet, the of the most potent drugs and chemical / wholesome wines. Without carrying its lees,) may be re-excited by stirring up preparations used in pharınacy, are our readers through the processes of the contents of the cask, and suffering it vended in a sophisticated state by fermentation, racking and sulphuring, to repose in a warm place. By this means dealers who would be the last to be sus- barrelling and clarifying of wine, we an additional portion of the undecompected.' Nothing, we found, would shall extract a few of Mi. Accuin's re-posed sugar which it contains will disapnow save us, but to muster up courage cipes for making such wines as are pear. The wine may then be decanted. and make an exertion of common most common; and first, of,
Sometimes it is necessary to decintit a sesense; to burn Mr. Accurn's book, and
cond time, into a clean ca-k, after it has to drink our wine, sip our brandy, and mature gooseberries, freed from the re
Gooseberry Wine.- Take 50lbs. of im- been suffered to stand two months. In trifle over our custards and confection. mains of the blossoms and fruit stalks, month of March, provided that the
any case it must be boitled during the ery as usual. This saved us. bruise them in successive portions, in a
wine is become perfectly clear; if not, Mr. Accum, after sounding the tocsin wooden tub, without much compressing some mistake has been committed in of alarm, and suffering it to operate for the husk, or bruising, the seeds; dilute the manufacture of it,' nearly 12 months, now comes forward the mass with four gallons of water, and
Wine froin ripe gooseberries may to removeit, so far as relates to three iin- after having suffered it to stand for ten or portant articles, of the poison and adul- twelve hours, put it into a coarse canvas be made in a similar manner to what
has been just stated, a more careful exterations of which he had dwelt largely, bag, and squeeze out the liquor.
. Pour upon the residue one gallon of clusion of the husks and seeds being -wine, bread, and beer. Should these water, suffer it to macerate for twelve books be successful, we doubt not but hours, and then press it out, and add the
necessary. For,that, in the course of ten or a dozen produce to the before-obtained juice. Brisk Gooseberry Wine - Let 401bs. years, he will gradually remove all the Put the whole of the liquor into á ub, of unripe gooseberries be mashell, and terrors of his first publication, and and add to it from 30 to 40lbs. of white having poured upon the mass one gallon teach us how to make our pickles, loaf, sugar, according to the desired of water, squeeze out the juice, add to it sauces, and confectionery in the most strength and sweetness of the wine, and 12lbs. of lump sugar, and'sis ounces of wholesome and most economical man- trate of potash. Ub. of finely pulverized crude supertar- super-tartrate of potash, previously re's
duced to a fine powder? suiter the liquor
Stir this mixture, and make up the to ferment in a tub for about two days In the Treatise on Wines, Mr. A total bulk of the fluid with water, to the only, and then transfer it into a cask, gives a concise description of the art of amount of 102 gallons; cover it with a and attend to the process of replenishing preparing the several varieties, from the blanket or sacking, and let it stand in a the waste liquor by filling up the cash fruits of doinestic growth. He also moderately warm place.
from time to time, till the ferinentation states the destructive characters of In a day or two, the fluid will begin to has so far subsided, that the hissing noise British fruit wines, and their chemical ferment, and when the yeast froth, which which is heard at the bung-hole is but difference froin the wine of the grape. uniform texture, skim it off, and repeat cask may then be fastened down, and also
appears on the surface, has assumed an slightly perceptible. The bung of the The historical sketch of the art of the skimining from time to time, till no the spile, and the cask Jeft uudisturbed, making wine,' with which the work
more yeast. becomes separated. When in a cool cellar, till the month of Nocoin mences, is very imperfect, particu- the fermentation has so far been com- vember, at which time the clear liquor
should be racked off into a cask, and bot. Ginger Wine. Dissolve 18 or 20 The · Treatise on Brewing' is of a ted.'
pounds of sugar, in nine and a-half gallons less popular character than that on the Brisk Currant Wine.-Let the cur
of boiling water, and add to it 100r.12 makiag of wine; the first 190 pages rants be gathered when they have nearly mixture for
about a quarter of an hour,
ounces of bruised ginger-root. Boil, the being chiefly applicable to brewing on attained their full growth, but before they and when nearly cold, add to it half a pint
a large scale, as practised in the Lonhave shewn much tendency to ripen ; se. parate the berries from the stalks, mash of yeast, and pour it into a cask to fer- don breweries. Then comes a chapter the fruit, and let all the preliminary pro- ment, taking care to fill up the cask on brewing in the small way;' but cess for obtaining the juice, be conducted from time to time with the surplus of before we touch on this part of the subprecisely in the same manner as described the liquor made for that purpose. When ject, we shall notice some of the ingrein the method for making brisk goose the fermentation ceases, take off the wine, dients which ought to be used in all berry wine; add the same proportion of and bottle it when transparent.
breweries, both in a large and sinall sugar and super-tartrate of potash.' 'It is a common practice to boil the
And outer rind of a few lemons, together with way; such as malt and hops.
first, of malt:The fermentation and further treat- the ginger destined for the wine, to imment of the wine should also be simi- part to the wine the flavour of leinon- • The best malt is of a round full body; lar to that of brisk gooseberry wine. peel.'
the grains, when broken, present a soft We now pass on to
Orange Wine --- Take the outer rind tour, enveloped in a thin skin; it breaks Elder W’ine. This fruit is excellently
of 100 Seville oranges, so thinly pared easy between the teeth, and has a sweet calculated for the production of wine. Its that no white appears in it; pour upon it mellow taste. Such malt as is devoid of a juice contains a considerable portion of Jozgallons of boiling water; sitter it to saccharine and mealy taste, and agreeable the fermentative matter which is so essen- strained ox the liquor, whilst slightly ought to be rejected.
stand for eight or ten hours, and having odour, and which breaks hard and flinty, tial for the production of a vigorous fermentation, and its beautiful colour com- from 26 to 30 pounds of lump sugar, and a
warın, add to it the juice of the pulp, and • Another method employed by brewmunicates to the wine a rich tint; but, as
ers to ascertain the goodness of malt, is to the fruit is deficient in saccharine matter, ferment in the cask for about five days, or that part of it which has been thoroughly
few table-spoonfuls of yeast; suffer it to put a quantity in a glass of water; when this substance must be liberally supplied. till the ferientation has apparently ceased; malted will swim upon its surface, and This wine is much ameliorated by ading and when the wine is perfectly transpa' such grains as are unmalted, sink to the to the elderberry juice a small portion of super-tart rate of potash. Dr. Maccul- rent, draw it off from the lees, and boitle bottom. loch observes, “that the proportion of
• The most rational method of ascerthis salt may vary from one to four, and
A raisin wine, possessing the flavour taining the relative value of different sameven six per cent. The cause of this ad- of Frontaignac, we are told, may be ples of malt, is to determine the quantity
of ferinentable matter obtainable from, inis.ible laxity will appear, when it is con- made in the following manner :sidered that the greater part of the super
given quantity; for no substance of come
• Take six pounds of raisins, boil them tartrate of potash is again deposited in the in six gallops of water, and, when per- And this may easily be accomplished, by
merce varies more in quality than malt. Jees. I may also remark, that from two to fectly soft, rub them through a cullender, extracting in the sinall way, by means of four per cent. will be found a susticient 10 separate the stones. Add the pulp to water heated to the temperature emciose, in proportion to the greater or less the water in which the raisins have been ployed in the brewing process, all the fer: sweetness of the fruit, the sweetest requir; boiled; pour the mixture upon 12lbs. of mentable matter from a given sample of ing the largest quantity of this salt, and white sugar, and suifer it to ferment with malt.' rice rersa. The dose of it ought also to the addition of half a pound of yeast. vary in proportion to the added sugar, in. When the fermentation has nearly ceased,
Mr. Accum says, hops were first creasing as it increases.' • To every two quarts of bruised ber- contained in a bag, which should be sus- lands, in the year 1524 ; and that they
add a quarter of a peck of elder flowers, brought into England froin the Netherries, put one quart of water; strain the pended in the cask, and removed when are first mentioned in the English stajuice through a hair sieve, and add to the wine has acquired the desired flavour: tute book in the year 1559. Now, alevery quart of the diluted juice one pound When the wine has becoine clear, draw thongh we have not the statute-book to of lump sugar. Boil the mixture for it off into bottles,' about one quarter of an hour, and sufler
refer to at the present moment, and din it to ferment in the manner before stated. With this extraet we close the Trea- 10 profess to be fully acquainted with -See Groseberry Wine".
tise on Wines ; we do not pledge our- the history of hops, yet we suspect Or, bruise a bushel of picked elder-selves that Mr. Accu's recipes are that Mr. Accum is quite erroneous in berries; dilute the mass with ten gallons unknown to many of our fair readers; bis statement, and that they were of water, and having boiled it for a few but even they will, we doubt not, be known in England at least a century minutes, strain off the juice, and squeeze pleased at having the opinion of a scien- before the date he assigns. In the Haout the husks. Measure the whole quan: titic veriter on the subject, who will, leian MSS. in the British Museum, tity of the juice, and to every quart pilt three-quarters of a pound of lump sugar;
co doubt, take care that in all the pre- vol. 990, we find the following inention ord, whilst still warm, add to it halt a pint parations he recommends, there shall of the prohibition of hops, so early as of yeast, and fill up the cask with some of not be death in the pot. The addi-the year 1428: • There was an irifor
tion of spirit, so often recommendeil in nation, about the 4th of Hen. VI. When the wine is clear, it may be the recipes for making wine, so far against a person, for that he put a kind drawn off from the lees, (which will be froni checking the wine from becom- of unwholesome weed into his brewing, in about three months,) and bottled for ing sour, increases the tendency'; and, called an hop..
Whether 'lopis had . For flavouring the wine, ginger, all
therefore, the use of brands as a pre- been the subject of legislative epact
servative to wine is founded in error. spice, or any other aromatic substance, the effect, on the contrary, is to des not pretend to determine, but the
ments before this tine or not, we will be enclosed in a bag, and suspended in the stroy the briskness of the wines, while sage we have quoted proves that they cask, and removed when the desired flait increases their expense and dimin were known and used in England early nishes their salubrity,
in the tifteenth century. On the cha
the reserved liquor.
your is produced.'
racters of the goodness of hops,' is still more considerable; hence, if the sentence. He then gives some prelimiwith which we doulit not Mr. A. is malt be purchased in a ground state, this nary observations on the chemical conbetter acquainted than with their bis-allowance must be made accordingly, stitution and nutritive quality of vegetory; he says,
• If the ale is intended for keeping, it is table food. This is followed by an
advisable to allow from five and three historical sketch of the art of making • The goodness of hops depends upon quarters to six bushels of pale inalt to a several different circumstances, but prin- hogshead, (54 gallons) of good ale. The bread,--an account of the various subcipally, on the clammy or resinous feel of quantity of hops must be suited to the stitutes for bread, an analysis of bread the yellow farinacious powdery matter taste of the drinker, and the time the li- flour,--the methods of louking various which is sprinkled over them, their co-quor is intended to be kept. For strong sorts of unleavened and leavened bread, Jour, and arounatic odour. And a sample ale, intended to be kept about 12 months, bread made with yeast, &c. Among is considered the może or less valuable, three-quarters of a pound of hops should the substitutes for bread, used in differthe more or less clamıny the flower-buds be used, (if the hop be new or of the best ent countries, are the bread fruit, sago, feel; while it is of the greatest consew kind,) to every bushel of malt. If the quence, in relation to the colour, that it beer is to be preserved 16 or 18 months, casava, tapioca, the plantain, banana, should be preserved as bright as possible; one pound of hops to a bushel of malt will read made of dried tish, of moss, yet it does not always follow that the best be a good proportion.'
and of earth. The Icelanders collect coloured samples possess the strongest • Pale malt is preferable to amber-co-the Lichen Rangiferinus, or reio-deer aromatic favour,
loured malt, for brewing in the small moss, in summer, and, when dry, grind * Rob a few of the hop-pods strongly way, and should always be used, and the it into powder and make it into bread, in the palın of the hand, and if they are
best malt produces the best flavoured beer. good, an oily, rich, or resinous substance if the beer be intended to have a brown that has ever been envployeit, is a sort
But the strangest substitute for bread will be perceptible, accompanied by a colour, the addition of a sinall portion of of white earth:most fragrant smell. The friction should burnt sugar answers that purpose very produce a quantity of fine yellow dust, well.'
• The poor, in the lordship of Moscoa, called by the trade, condition, in which
The private brewer may emplog mo
in Upper Lusania, have been frequently the richivess of the hop in part consists, as does their strength in the oily or resin- lasses, sugar, or any other substance compelled to make use of this earth as a
substitute for bread. ous substance. On opening a sample of in his brewing, which the public brew
•The earth is dug out of a pit where good hops, a considerable quantity of er is not allowed to do:
saltpetre had formerly been worked : seeds are found; and if they have been
When economy is an object, a quan- when exposed to the rays of the sun, it properly dried, they possess a fine olive, tity of molasses or muscovado sugar inay splits and cracks, and small. globules isgreen colour. Attention should be paid be substituted for a portion of the mali. sue froin it like meal, , which ferments 10 the bags, or pockets, to see that they From experiments in which we [Mr. Ac. when unixed with flour. On this earth, have been properly strained or tightened., cumn] have been professionally engaged, baked into bread, many persons have sube
Having treated on hops, we shall now on a large scale, we are authorized 10 sisted a considerable time.' inake a skip, and then jump at once, state that 12lbs. of molasses, or 10lbs. of not into the mash-tub, but into Mr. muscovado' sugar, are equivalent, or yield house-wife will think herself as well
We doubt not but that every good Accum's Treatise on Damestic Brewing. It would far exceed our limits to usual quality, that is, such as is capable of although she may not be able to ex
duced from one bushel of inalt of the qualified to make bread us Mr. Accum, give the whole procéss of brewing even yielding 651bs. of solid fermentable mat- plain the chemical chunges that it unin a small way;' nor could we con- ter per quarter of malt.'
Jergoes in the process; we shall, howdense it sufficiently to render our rea. We will conclude the brewing ever, quote his recipe for home-made ders masters of the subject; we shall, treatise with Mr. Accum's recipe for wheuten bread :therefore, only quote av extract on the quantity of ale or table beer to be brew, in the following manner :making spruce beer, which is prepared • Take a bushel of wheaten flour, and
put two third parts of it in one heap into a ed from a given quantity of malt and hops :
• Add to 18 gallons of boiling water, irough or tub; then dilute two pints of
from 12 to 141bs of inolasses, and from 14 yea t with thee or four pints of war! In domestic brewing, and if the beer to 16 ounces of extract of spruce. Suffer water, and add to this mixture from eight be not intended for keeping, one bushel the nixture to cool, and when lukewarm, to ten ounces of salt. Make a hole in the of malt, and ten ounces of hops, will pro- add to it one pint of yeast, and suffer the middle of the heap of flour, pour the mix; duce 12 gallons of common, or table ale; mixture to ferinent.
ture of yeast, salt, and water into it, anel and ale brewers allow one measure of
• Whisst the fermentation is going on, knead the whole into an uniform stiff such ale to be equal to two of table beer. remove the yeast by skiinning, and when dough, with such an additional quantity of From one bushel of malt, therefore, may the fermentative process begins to become water as is requisite for that purpose, and be brewed 24 gallons of table beer, with languid, which usually happens in two suffer the dough to rise ir a warm place. out any table ale, or nine gallons of ale, days, let the beer be bottled. It will be • When the dough has risen, and juist and six of table beer; or six of ale and 12 fit for use in three or four days. Sugar is begins again to subside, add to it graduof table beer, or any other proportions of preferable to molasses, and if malt-wort, ally the remaining one-third part of the ale and table beer, bearing in mind the of an ordinary strength, (15 or 18 gallons flour; knead it again thoroughly, taking proportions that common ale and table drawn from a bushel of pale malt,) be care to add gradually so much warm water beer are here considered as two of table substituted for the water, a spruce beer of as is sufficient to form the whole into a beer being equivalent to one of ale. This a much superior flavour is obtained. stiff tenaceous dough, and continue the is the smallest quantity of malt that should • White spruce beer is made in a simi- kneading. At first the mass is very adhe. be employed for brewing 12 gallons of lar manner, by substituting for molasses, sive, and clings to the fingers, but it be good table or cominon ale. It is likewise common sugar.'
coines less so the longer the knealing is understood that the malt be measured be
We now come to Mr. Accum's trea withdrawn, leaves its perfect impression
continued ; and when the fist, on being fore it is ground, because a bushel of malt, by measure, produces, when coarse
tise on making bread. An egotistical in the dough, none of it adhering to the ly ground, one and a quarter of grist; and, preface commences the work, in which fingers, the kneading may be discontinuo when finely ground, the increase of bulk / an • I have begins almost every ed. The dough may be then divided int
loaf pieces, (of about 51b. in weight.) whose business is merely to separate the Wallace ; A Historical Tragedy, in Knead each piece once more separately, different pieces into two, and place them and having made it up in the proper immediately under the hand of himn who
five acts. By C. E. Walker, Esq. form, put it in a warm place, cover it supplies the oven, whose work of throw
8vo. pp. 74. London, 1820. with a blanket, to promote the last rising: ing, or rather chucking, the bread upon If we thought that we should be the and when this has taken place, put it into the peel, must be so exact, that if he look- of discouraging the the oren. When the loaves are with ed round for a single moment, it is im- thor of this dramatic production, which
young audrzwn, they should be covered up with a possible he should perform it correctly, has been represented with so much sucblanket, to cool as slowly as possible.' The fifth receives the biscuit on the peel,
As a matter of curiosity rather than and arranges it in the oven; in which du- cess at Covent Garden Theatre, or that of actual utility to our readers, we quote different pieces are thrown at the rate of his creditable' fame, we would throw
ty he is so very expert, that though the we should, in the least deyree, injore the account of manufacturing sea-bis- seventy in a minute, the peel is always down our pen and let the tragedy of cuits:
disengaged in time to receive them sepa- Wallace repose with all its inperlerThe process of biscuit-bakiug for the rately.
tions on its heal.' But, if the judga British navy is as follows, and it is equally •As the oven stands open during the ment of a well-known critic and poet simple and ingenious. The meal, and whole tiine of filling it, the biscuits first every other article, being supplied with thrown in would be first baked, were
can be relied on, that much certainty and simplicity, large lumps there not some counteraction to such an
(Your own defects to know,' of dough, consi-ting merely of Hour and inconvenience. The remedy lies in the you must water, are mixed up together; and as the ingenuity of the man who forms the pieces • Make use of every friend aud every foc;' quantity is so iminense as to preclude, by, of dougli, and who, by imperceptible de then we shall feel ourselves justified by any common process, a possibility of kneading it, a man manages, or, as it is size, till the loss of ihat time, which is pointing out the most striking bletermed, rides a machine, which is called taken up during the filling of the oven,
mishes that deface many poetical and a horse. This machine is a long roller, bas no more effect to the disadvantage of judicious passages in this tragedy. apparently about four or five inches in di- one of the biscuits than to another.
A modern writer, in speaking of our ameter, and about seven or eight feet in So much critical exactness and neat ac- immortal bard, who was not for an age length. It has a play to a certain exten- tivity occur in the exercise of this labour, but for all time, bas justly observed, sion, by means of a staple in the wall, to that it is difficult to decide whether the That which distinguishes the dramawhich is inserted a kind of eye, making palm of excellence is due to the mould. ric productions of Shakespear from all its action like the machine by which they er, the marker, the splitter, the chucker, others, is the wonderful variety and cut chait for horses. The lump of dough or the depositor; all of them, like the being placed exactly in the centre of a wheels of a machine, seeming to be ac
perfect individuality of his characters. Tilsed platform, the iman sits upon the end tuated by the same principle. The busi- Each of these is as much itself, and as of the machine, and literally rides up and ness is to deposit in the oven seventy bis- absolștely independent of the rest, as down throughout its whole circular direc- cuits in a minute ; anci this is accomplish- if they were living persons, not fictions tion, till the dough is equally indented; ed with the regularity of a clock the of the mind. The poet appears, for and this is repeated till it is sufficiently lack of the peel, during the motion in the the time being, to be identified with kneaded ; at ishich times, by the differ: oven, operating like the pendulum.' the character he wishes to represent, ent positions of the lines, large or small circles are described, according as they tice the methods of making turnip the sume soul, successively animating
We do not think it necessary to no and to pass froin one to the other, like are near to or distant from the wall.
* The dough, in this state, is handed | bread, or potatoe bread, since the price different bodies. By an art like that over to a second workman, who slices il of grain is such, at pres-nt, as will, we of the ventriloqnist, he throws his imawith a prodigious knife; and it is then in trust, enable the humblest peasant to gination out of himself: and makes a proper state for the use of those bakers eat good wheaten bread. A descrip- every word appear to proceed from the who attend the oven. These are five in tion of a family oven, an abstract of the very mouth of the person whose name are as well calculated for expedition and laws prohibitidg the adulterations of it bears. His plays, alone, are procorrectness, as the making of pins, or bread, and a few remarks on the econo- perly expressions of the passions, not
His characters other mechanical employments. On each mieal use of yeast, couclude the volume. descriptions of them. side of a large table, where the dough is We will now take leave of Mr. Ac- are real beings of Aesh and blood; laid, stan: a workman; at a small table car and his three treatises on the mak- they speak like men, not like authors. near the oven stands another; a fourth ing of wine, beer, and bread. There Oue might suppose thut he had stood Stands by the side of the oven, to receive is another art which these works teach, by at the time and had overheard what the bread; and a fifth to supply the peel. and which Mr. A. has had the modesty passed. Each object and circuinBy this arrangement the oven is as regu- not to mention. We mean the art of stance seems to exist in his mind as it larly filled, and the whole exercise per book-making, in which he has proved existed in nature.
Each several train formed in as exact time, as a military
evol himself quite an adept. The treatises of thought and feeling gors on of itself the large table, inoulds the dough; having on wine and on brewing afford fine spe- without effort or confusion; in the previously formed it into small pieces, cimens of spinning out a subject; and world of his imagination, every thing ill it has the appearance of inuftins, al- that on bread has been eked out, with has a life, a, place, and being of its though rather thinner, and which he does nearly thirty pages of extracts from an own.' Every drainatic writer would two together, with each hand; and, as old pamphlet on the advantage of eat- do well to recollect these remarks; and fast as he accomplishes this task, he deli- ing pure and genuine bread.' The Mr. Walker in particular, for he has vers his work over to the man on the whole of the works are printed very failed most in individuality of characwith a docker on both sides with a mark. loosely, and, though sold at the price ter. Al his characters think, act, and As he rids himself of this work, he throws of sixteen shillings and sixpence, do not speak alike. He has fixed on some fathe biscuits on the smaller table next the contaiu so much matter as three num-vourite words and expressions which he ofen, where stands the third workmau, Ibers of the Literary Chronicle. has put into the mouths of each of them, and they are repeated perpetu
Wal. I have heard no less.
To conclude, we must observe that the ally. The exclamations away,
Glos. Aye ; but belike this hour; éven now orthography and punctuation are very • enough,?. heaven,’ • ha,' &c. are used Do wait without to bear thee to thy fate;
incorrectly printed throughout, and indiscriminately, by several of the cha- And circling thousands, round the barrierstand, trust Mr. Walker will improve from racters, in vast profusion. Wallace In hope to see
our candour and impartiality ; for we haga
Wal. A fellow-creature die?
can assure him we would not have taken • Aiday! hence some of you, and skirt the And they shall see, how undismay'd
this pains with an old anthor, whoun we glen? By every chance and charge, the intrepid soul
might suspect to be incorrigible. * Away at once.'
Can proudly triumph o'er oppression.Away with hands.'
I am prepared. “Wert thou but now away.'
Glos. Farewell, then, thou brave Scot!
Would that my power availed to change thy Notes on Rio Janeiro and the Southern Helen has
doom; Away--waste not a thought on me.' But Edward's edict is imperative,
Parts of Brazil ; taken during a ReThen away to him.' Nor will admit delay-yet-yet--awhile--
sidence of Ten Years in that Country, 'Hence, away, and leave me here to die.' Farewell!
from 1808 10 1818. By John Luc"And I stand idly here-Away." Helen: (without.] Restrain me not!
cock. 4tn. pp. 639. London, 1820. Douglas away's it half a dozen
[From scene the last.] times, and Monteith nearly as many.
Wal. Free again! once more my country MR. Southey has given us a valuable free!
history of Brazil; Koster and Prince The word enough is used frequently, Catch the blest sound ye choiring angels-e Maximilian, of Wied Neuwied, have and often very injudiciously.
Take That circles beaven's high throne exolungly; added much information respecting the following examples :
Ye thunders, join your notes, and loud proclaim that interesting and extensive country;
To all the astonish'd world, the tidings round, Hallace. "Enough! and now I do but snatch Scotland agiin is free! the star hath viset
Mawe has explored its mines; and now an hour.' That presages a day of peace!
Mr. Luccock, in a bulky quarto, pours Douglas. 'Enough; now mark!!
The Bruce! the Bruce! he comes! he rushes on "Erough! thy hand.'
in a vast quantity of general informaAlonteitha 'Enough! thou hast remember'd Scotland again is free! Her chains -iny native laud is free!
tion to complete our knowledge of the me of that
subject. The title of · Notes' is mo.
Clif. But for thee [which) Miglit make nie drag a ling'ring life of This instant
destly and very appropriately assumed, woe.'
Wul. Aye-this instant to the block! Monteith. Enough! ye have your orders.'
for the facts stated by Mr. Luccock are Scotland is free and Wallace falls contented! llelen. • Enough! I see.'
desultory and ill arranged : he is eviClif. Now lead him on!
dently a plain and intelligent inau, who But of all others, the word heaven is The King bath sworn be will not quityou tower the inost backnied; we could quote at Till the commingling swell of trump and drum, has, during his ten years' residence, Jeast forty lines in which it occurs; for, Th’arch-rebel is no more!
Shail to the city's utmost bounds proclaim, gleaned a variety of interesting inforin addition to numerous appeals to come! [Irelen falls senseless into the arms of singular facts which he details in na
mation respecting the Brazíls. The heaven, we have .gracious heaven,' the Gloster.] * face of heaven,' dews from heaven,'
Wal. Hold yet, awhile:
tural history are confined to general de. * merciful heaven,' . a glimpse of heaHelen! my latest moment is arrived.
scriptions, and not to scientific notices: ven,' yonder heaven,' patient heaven,' To bid me one farewell—one deur faie wellNay; rouse thee-and collect thy noblerself, this being a branch of science with
which he does not appear to be ac* the eye of heaven,' with a number of Till we do part. • ah! heavens,' and oh! heavens.' The
quainted. This is the more to be re
Clif. Now, prisoner-it were best exclamation • Ha! is used still more re- Guards, bear him to the block! (Soldiers ap- gretted its no country in the world pre
sents such an extensive or valuable field prehensibly: but we will not stop to notice the instances, as the author will per
Wal. [with crtreme indignation.] Back! for the naturalist ; but, not to dwell
back! haps think we have done enough already. Nor dare pollute me with your ruffian hand!
longer on what Mr. Luccock does not Well then, to be brief; there are a few Shall it not be permitted me to pour
presume to know, we will come to must not be's, cannot be's, and other A few warm tears o'er an expiring wise? those subjects on which he is sufficibe's which, though evidently favourites,
Look there-there-there-[throwing himselfon ently ivformed, and make a few exhis knees besiile ker.]
tracts from this miscellaneous and unare intruders in legitimate tragedy; Thou loveliest and then best!
connected work : and, although by therefore, we advise Mr. Walker to give Is there a power on earth to tear me hence,
no means first in order, yet of the first them a peaceful esit. There is a little Ere I have ta’en of thee one last embrace ? word called ye, that has crept in and Ah me! my wife ! my poor, dear, desolate wise!importance, we quote a passage on the
And art thou stricken ihus for me?--for me present state of literature and the arts in distigured some of the best poetry. Falls tliis stroke on thee? Ah! when I'm gone Brazil:No more of that, has spoiled another Thou shalt revive! for I have been to tijee dozen lines; and in sooth is any thing as the tell poison-tree, benenth whose strade,
• The licensed press has produced some but soothing: Tho'l, sweetest tower, bäst sickening died useful works besides those which relate to
military affairs. Among them we reckon, Thus, having dwelt so largely on its Farewell ? farewell! fårewell! [Retiring slowly.] as the most useful, the Thesouro dos Meblemishes, justice demands our giving Yet, one kisa inore!
ninos, which treats of “ Morals, Virtue, quotations of a higher description, One other! oh, eternally farewell!'
and Good Manners.” It was dedicated, and which have biassed the public, as We have av utter dislike to the pre- very properly, to Don Miguel, the king's well as ourselves, in Mr. Walker's sumptuous appeals of trayedians, how- second son, for no boy can require such favour:
ever Roman-like and prevailing; and instructions more than he does; his edaFrom Act 5m-Scene the First. [Interior of a
independently of our citations of cation has been inost limited and unfortuprison.) henvens, there are other expressions losophy, contains too much of the dogmas
nate. A book entitled, Lectures on Phi"Glos. Wallace, it pitieth me to speak tby which are reprehensible. The gallop- of Aristotle and the dark ages to evince
doom; But, lo! the sovereign's seal and signature
ing syllable is permitted to run very that the author is either enlightened or ju. Hath past, and thou must die!
freely, and the imitations are numeroas. ) dicious. We have also the History of