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Academics, and his literary Friends : cumstances which attended that literacollected during a familiar intercourse ry forgery, relating not only to the paof twenty years with that prince, Trans- pers, but to the various personages who lated from the French of Dieudonne distinguished themselves while the conThiebault, Professor of Belles Lettres troversy continued. in the Royal Academy of Berlin,"

Brisban and Brannan, of New York, We understand that a subterraneons have just published, in a small pocket cavern has been discovered within a few volume neatly printed, “ The Life of days, on the turnpike road in Manlius, Lamorgnon Malesherbes," formerly about three miles from the square, in French minister of state during the Onondago county, New-York. The reign of the last Louis, a work of uncircumstances attending this discovery common merit. are soinewhat singular. A Mr. Beck “ It exhibits the outlines of a characwith, inn-keeper, in digging a well, ter, distinguished most eminently by having descended about 25 feet, came purity and worth ; and at the same immediately upon the cave, or a cavity time, recommended by all the advanat the bottom, about 3 feet in depth, and tages which are conferred by family, 3 or 4 in diameter, filled with pure wa. rank, and accomplishments both eleter; upon which a candle was let down, gant and solid.-Europe, in the eighand the discovery completed. A pas. teenth century, does not furnish an insage was found, extending north and vidual of greater interest and on whose south (across the road) a considerable history the mind dwells with more satdistance; it was explored about 80 feet isfaction and delight. The narrative, each way, much to the gratification of indeed, has little to boast on the score its visitants, among whom was our in- of method or arrangement : but, as it formant. The entrance into the cavern details the most interesting passages in from the bottom of the well is 7 or 8 the life of such a man, it cannot fail' to feet high, but very narrow ; an equal engage attention, and is entitled to a height was preserved through the whole considerable share of notice." passage, excepting at one place to the northward, in which persons are obliged to crawl a short distance ; the width

Statement of Diseases from July of the aperture is unequal,being in some parts barely sufficient to admit a coin

20 t0 Augusi 20. mon sized person ; but in the southeru part there is one gradual globular ex- THE weather of the past month has pansion of many feet. The sides of the been much cooler than common.

The cave appear to be limestone, through winds from the south-west, east, and which water constantly oozes, and forms more frequently from the north-west a small stream that runs to the north

than usual at this season. ward through the whole explored 2- The most prevalent disease has been venue. The sides are decorated with á mild typhus, attended in many cases various excrescences, some resembling with affection of the intestinal canal ; it pillars, extending from top to bottom, has scarcely been fatal in any instance. and others in an inverted conical form, Diarrhea and dysentery have prevailed all having the appearance of grey mar- in some degree, but they have submitble, with small regular ridges, evidently ted readily to medicine. Cholera indenoting their gradual formation. The fantum has been comparatively rare. rill purling under foot, the transparence No great number of patients have of the sides of the cavern as exhibited been vaccinated during the month. The by the clear blaze of the candle, and the cause of this is principally an erroneous reflections naturally produced by the notion, that the vaccine-pock, analogous situntion of a visitant, are said to be to the small pos, will not operate so truly delightful. A vein of ore, sup- favourably during the summer, as in the posed to be copper or brass, is also said spring and autumn. to be found in the cave-Herkimer Monitor. Mr. W. H. Ireland, whose fabrica.

EDITORS' NOTE. -We hope that the gentle tion of the Shakspeare MSS. excited so

man, who sent the Sans Souci, No. 2, will excuse much att ntion a short time since in us for the alteration we have made in his arrange. England, has written an amusing book, ment. We can assure him, that contributions containing his confession of all the cir. from him will þe very acceptable,




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THERE is no subject of inquiry, their charms, and the sound of the more important to the study of clashing of armour and of the clanhuman understanding, than that, gour of trumpets has lengthened, which relates to the first action of and subsided in distance, that the genius ; or, to use the expression lyre might sweep over the ear, in of an idea rather than a term va- the deep tones and faint vibrations cant of it, that impulse of intellect, of inspiration. which propels an individual to the It is not merely poetry,that kinachievement of some subliine de- dles the passions into a pure and sign. It has been this bright prin- regular flame, and excites the whole ciple, which has shot light through mass of our natures into a motion the immeasurable extent of the re- of feeling and sympathy. They gions of the imagination, produced burst likewise from our hearts, a splendid medium to the mental with the sight of the enchanting vision, and presented new objects surface of the picture, and with the of beauty, grandeur, and delight. representation of the various ex. What philosophy has done in dis- pressions and attitudes of beauty ciplining the forces of the under and grace in the forms of sculpture. standing, the Arts have perform- Painting and sculpture imitate,and, ed in civilizing and refining them. by infinite combinations, even imThe stubbornness of prejudice and prove, nature. Poetry describes the awkwardness of pedantry,which her. Thousands of separate, natuhave followed the rigour of her im- ral beauties are thus gathered, and position, have been won by their concentrated into one imaginary tenderness and grace. The max- perfection. Apelles so forcibly exe ims of the profound Stagirite, and pressed power in his figure of Aeven the pomp of Philip, might lexander, that the thunder seemed never have roused the mighty rushing from his hand, to destroy 'spirit of Alexander, if the glory of the spectator ; and his AnadyoAchilles had not sprung from the mene was so lovely, that the paintfancy of Homer. Even the hard- er even became cliarmed with the ness and cruelty of millions, ming- fiction of his own creation. He, led in war and slaughter, have been who has not gazed on the tortures melted by the stealing influence of of the Laocoon, bardly has felt the

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