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ring 'the bell ;-I won't have my top, but covering that part of the boys brought in at all, while this head just above the deck, to the gentleman chooses to stav :-nay, breadth of three or four inches, I'll send them out of the house this and protruding large metallic flaps moment,' ander a strong guard, over the temples, which had exthat I will." "pol

actly the appearance of a huge pair I had risen during this last of blinkers. The second, a boy of fulmination, and as for Sir Arthur, about seven, was ornamented with he was op his feet before. And I a head-piece of a precisely contrary was just about to vent my scorn, kind, and resembling nothing that when a look from my uncle Rich- I had ever seen but the paper ard silenced me. “Arthur," said fool's-caps with which boys are be, turning to his brother, and sometimes decked' at a villagespeaking with calm severity,“ were school. It pressed on the forehead Ito ring the belt at all, it would and crown of the head, but left be to order my horses, that I might the back and the region about the return home." The fiery knight temples perfectly bare. But this felt that he had acted wrong, and pair of curiosities fell far short of (what was worse) had exposed him- the third. The poor little fellow self: and his lurking respect for actually wore a close helmet, erhis brother began to operate; and, veloping his whole head with so I dare say, a grateful remembrance terrific a blackness that I every of my father crossed his mind : moment expected to see him close and he therefore stopped short, bis visor and set a lance in rest. in pitiable embarrassment, looked Sir Arthur, whose temper was round for something to say,--they always as ready to explode, and as begap mumbling a phrase which I quiet immediately after an exploafterwards found to be a very usual sion, as gunpowder, had by this refuge with him after dinner, viz. time quite forgotten the late scene; that "the bottle stood."-" It can- and the sight of the boy's entering, not help standing, while you do one after the other, in shrouded 80," said my uncle Richard : “come, majesty, threw him into such spi. sit you both down, and let us talk rits as made me strongly suspect this matter over." · We obeyed, that they had on this occasion but I will not delay you with relat found in him not only a fathrer but ing how the gentleness anul firm- a batter. Meantime, the Blinkers ness of my uncle gradually healed walked up and took the station of this breach. I was ashamed of honour by her ladyslip; the Helmyself, and resolved, for the fu- met wandered into the vacancy ture, to take Sir Arthur's worst next to me; and the Fool's-cap, Hights en badinant.

really a very intelligent and pleas• Peace had been for some time ing looking boy, occupied the post restored, when the promised boys between the Blinkers and my uncle entered." And here, whatever other Richard, whom he evidently reorgans I may want, I confess I am garded with great parliality. not without those of risibility: and After what had past; I had reseverely were these put to the test solved to receive my young relaon the entrance of my little cou- tives with peculiar kindness; and sins, whom I now beheld for the I was now too happy to compro. first time. The cause was not in mise with my muscles by relaxing their persons, but in what I may them into profuse smiles of cour. call their costume. They were tesy. The degree of apparent serrthree in humber. 'extending up- sation wbich, in spite of my' efforts, wards from about five years old remained in my countenance, anto mine. The eldest was crowned swered very well." For Sir Arthur, with a sort of machine open at the greatly Aattered by it,' as his lor. tured watch-chain but tog plainly related to me the whole matter. experienced, said, “You are a lit. He informed me, that Sir Arthur tle surprised, I believe, nephew had thought proper to judge the eh?" antwortlide svi characters of his children by stu


"I must confess I am," answered dying their respective heads; that, I, smiling; and I spoke truth, for having found each possessed of pethe sight of the three Cabadars culiar and valuable qualities, he could not have astonished me more. had determined to assist nature in

" Ha, ba,” said he,“ Gall and the developement of these endowSpurzheim for ever ! And yet it's ments, partly by means of an apnone of their invention either, but propriate education, partly by the all my own. Why, man, but I head furniture I beheld, which was must begin with asking you to tell so contrived as to leave the organs me the names of these young fel. of some particular faculties to ex: lows.” to


pand at pleasure, while those of I was just going to ask you to others sliould be proportionably tell me,” said I. c. 8904

restricted; and farther, that he had "No, no; guess," said he can't given each boy a characteristic you? What's the name of that lit- name, indicative of that distinction tle buck there, eh?” pointing to which they would all respectively the Fool's-cap.

to attain in their several departments. "I guess Richard,” said 1; for “ That eldest boy's head, for the likelihood of his being my up- instance," pursued my uncle, “be cle Richard's god-son flashed on speaks virtues which you will reas me.

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dily guess from the nick-name "Won't do, won't do a very which has superseded his baptisgood guess too ; but what's your mal name of Arthur. He is called name, my little man, eh?” address- Job; and I fervently hope he may ing the boy. mudelaua joven

ao verify the title only by his virtues The boy hesitated. - looked at and bis prosperity. I n total his uncle, then at bis father, "The upper-works of my little then at me,--then again at his fellow here denote, it seems, great uncle, and at last timidly said, musical faculties. They proclain “ Handel."

this by some appearance or other; Haudel!" exclaimed I, in per- but I really forget what it is callfeet amaze.bos aldizk e d.mod got bas) salitang “Who gave you this pame?" Who

"The tune of organ," interruptsaid my uncle Richard placidly, ed her ladyship, simpering. yet gravely and with meaning, or "The organ of tune, said Sir

Papa," said the boys Arthur, snappisbly. sodob must

He did indeed, he did indeed," Well, tune of organ, or organ cried the papa : it was all my of tune," proceeded my uncle, own doing—Gall and Spurzheim smiling, " it matters not which; for ever! - but it was all iny own but poor little Richard (whom you doing for all that, my dear, eh? justly suspected of being my god casting his delighted eyes towards son and vamesake) has been found her ladyship. JOY vs and guilty of this same organ: and the

The lady was just commencing consequence is that he is in a fair with her usual proem of Upon my way of being set to tune organs for word, Sir Arthur, as you say, wlien life. The best music master in my uncle Richard, perceiving my London comes down three times a surprise, and sensible that at least week, at a vast expense, to give an hour wonldelapse before I should him lessons: he has been adoraed be able to make up an explanation with the iron crown you see in of these wonders out of the broken order to assist his musical fucular statements of Sir Arthur, shortlv ties; and I continued my uncle

with a smile,“ have been cheated por yet of constructiveness.-Why, out of my church-relationsbip to man, tbis is poibing at all to wbat him, in order to make room for I can do.-Come, it must out,” (as the migbty musical name you have if to himself )-“Why, man, what heard.

: . d'ye think now I'm composing ?“ The last, who is your name night and morning in my own sake, has now been converted into room, eh?” no less a personage than Epami- " Composing!" nondas. His head discovers, it “ Yes, yes, yes ; composing seems, the same universality of inventing — making, - pight and talents and virtues which adorned morning, -eh?” that celebrated character. In other “ How should I guess, ?" said words, all its good and great or- my uncle Richard, smiling, “ you gans are developed equally; and, know I have po organs for these that this organie symmetry may be things." . preserved, it is enveloped in the “Why then, I'll tell you," reterrors of that sable helmet which joined the knight; with a look of is periodically to be changed for such importance as if he had been one of larger size. By means of an in the act of issuing out of the equal pressure over the whole sur. Trojan horse, “—it's something a face, it is thought that the organs little in your way;--it's a manual will be prevented from attempting of self-examination !to overtop one another. They “ Indeed!” cried his brother, will, as it were, march forwards in but with less emotion than I should Line, or (to use a still more mili- have expected ; " that may be a tary phrase) always dress together; very useful work.” and thus be one day adequate to "Useful!-O capital, capital ! effect, if necessary, the deliverance and I'm sure it will take,-eh?" of their country."

“ Take! Why, you do'nt think My uncle Richard had hardly of publishing it ?” closed his statement, wben Sir " Ha, ha, poor Richard !--he's Arthur, furning to me in an ecstasy, always thinking of those musty cried out,' “ Gall and Spurzheim books !--Why, man, you dou't for ever!--Capital,-isn't it now, think it's a book I'm speaking of, nephew, capital,-eh?”'

eh3--Why, it's a machine." * It is literally so," answered I, “A machine!-Is it possible ?". taking refuge (and I fear not very “ Possible l-ay, possible, and, honestly) in a poor pun.', what's more, done and ready..

“It is indeed," resumed he, But I'll tell you how it is, man.-« and what d'ye think I call these, You kyow, people's characters may same clever bead-machines, eh?-A change every day,-and, wben they dozen of Madeira now for a guess.— do, their organs are sure to change I call them Spurzheims.-A hard too;-so this is a machine which you name, to be sure,, that German fit to your head with your haud, doctor's.-And, when I put the you understand me, and it mea-' machine on any body's head, how sures to a T how much your organs d'ye think I say it, eh ?-1 call it lave altered since last time. And Spurzheiming them."

so this way you examine yourself, * “ Would it not be easier to call You may use it, if you will, ouce it Galling them?” said my uncle or twice a day.-And so I call it a Richard.

i manual of self-examination.-- Isn't O brother Richard,” cried the it most capital, eh ?" knight, with a smile of superiority, My uncle Richard paused a mo."

you have no turn for these, ment, and then said, “ And do, things, with all your learning:- you really conceive, Arthur, that, You have no organ of casuality, by means of all this ingenious Craei CHRIST. OBSLRV, No. 167.

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niology, you can turn one of our It is impossible to describe the most important duties into a mat appearance now made by Sir Arter of pure mechanism ?"

thur, enraged as he was, on the Can I cried Sir Arthur, not one hand, at the boy for discredit. at all taking his brother's meaning, ing his theory, and, on the otber, $ Can? -Ha, ha, poor Richard ! alarmed lest harsh measures should Why, man, I have; why, it's all only produce a still more marked done, ready cut and dried. My exposure of it. But resentment wife knows all about it, don't you, and conciliation were alike in vain, my dear, eh ?--And you think it in vain he spoke blandishments; charming, eh?" * sport, ir vain he looked daggers; in vain,

« Upon my word, Sir Arthur, as a fist, intended for the private eye you say," replieil she; "I think of the rebel, peeped from under as that there mangle of examina- the table. To every remonstrapce, tion's the bandiest thing as ever “ Be patient, Job !” no other anI see." P

swer was returned than a roar of, .“ Pythagoras, observed my un. "Job sha'n't be patient! be sha'n't!" cle Richard, is said to have en till resentment mastered fear, and forced the duty of self-examination the young gentleman was ordered on his scholars; and he was a great away to close confinement, and i mathematical genius also ; but I do deep but rather awkward silence not remember to have heard of his ensued. aiding the performance of this dáty. And here, sir, it is time that by machinery." And thus, begin your correspondent should be sining on the lower key of philo- lept also. "I have given you, I sophy, that he might not alarm trust, a tolerably clear picture of his hearers at the outset, my uncle my first day at my proposed pagradually proceeded to more sacred tron's. A 'week was passed very topics ; and, while he avoided an niucb in the same manner. It was immediate collision with the self- a week, however," by no means examining apparatus of Sir Arthur, barren of incidents. During the gently insinuated principles shew course of it, poor little Handel's ing the extent and obligation of musical instructor, a very respecte the duty which his brother had inable man. bad the honesty agd so gross a manner endeavoured to conscience to inform Sir Arthur mechanize. AOITADIEU that he must discontinue his at

Alas, he had not advanced far, tendances; as his pupil, though a when he was interrupted by the model of industry and docility, had increasing animosity of a contest received from nature no means of which had arisen between the el discriminating one sound from anodest boy (Job) and his mother. ther, or knowing the scraping of The boy, having already feasted a fiddle from that of a shoe. A on two large slices of pine-apple, still more important revolution took was greatly disposed to augment place. The impatient Master Job bis stock by a third, and, with was, to the universal satisfaction of this view, made a dash at the only the house, sent off to school; where remaining one in the plate. The I understand that, in ridicule of lady opposed, on the ground that his name and his temper, the poor he would make himself ill. The boy has ever since been known by one party still persisted; the other the appellation of Job's Wife. And, still resisted : till the deepening as for that paragon of universal tumult drew the attention of the faculties, the learned Theban, I am whole table; and we soon per, grieved to say, that it now seems ceived that Job was conducting very doubtful whether he will ever himself in a way very little befit- have any faculties at all.s ting his name and character, anden But I had almost forgotten my


own fate. Sir Arthur, satisfied that Bending from thy throne on high, loja I had no organs for the clerical Hear our solemn litany! 7am 2002 profession, but was born a great By thy helpless infant years, do 13 musician, procured for me, without By thy life of want and tears, 12 my concurrence, or even know- By thy days of sore distress 13 ledge, the place of chief musical In the savage wilderness, teacher to a great seminary. As I By the dread, permitted hour

Of th' insulting tempter's pow'r, not only had never learned a note

Turn, O turn a pitying eye, of music, but was naturally gifted Hear our solemn litany! pretty much like my little friend By the sacred griefs that wept Handel in this respect, I thought

" O'er the grave where Lazaras slept, it my duty to decline the office; Buy Ounce; By the boding tears that flow'

d a t and I was turned out of Sir Arthur's Over Salem's lov'd abode, doors on the following morning. By the anguish'd sigh that told

Once more, sir, I disclaim any Treachery lurk'd within thy fold, hostility to the science of Crani- From thy seat above the sky ology, or its authors : yet, after Hear our solemn litanyl og the complicated wrongs it has By thine hoar of dire despair, wrought me, I may surely without By thine agony of pray'r, offence subscribe myself


By the cross, the nail, the thorn, the o m ANTI-GALL-ICUS. Piercing spear, and tort'ring scorn,

By the gloom that veild the skies

O'er the dreadful sacrifice, authie 9 PM

Listen to our humble cry, na
For the Christian Observer.

Hear our soleinn litany!

By thy deep expiring groan.

By the sad sepulcliral stone,
BAVIOUR, when in dast to the

By the vault whose dark abode ER Low we bow th' adoring knee,

Held in vain the rising God, When repentant to the skies

O from earth to heaven restord, ESNA Scarce we lift our streaming eyes, Mighty, renascended Lord, O, by all thy pains and woe

Listen, listen to the cry Suffered once for man below,

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