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of accounting for it: no less than ther offers the following recipe three instances have occurred at for public benefit. my own table, in the course of Take the fruit before it is very the winter, in which pins were ripe, extract the juice, and to discovered concealed in the necks each quart add one pound of white and breasts of poultry, which had sugar, skim and boil it about half been stuck there to give them a an hour, when cool enough to botsmoother appearance, by prevent- tle add a small teacupful of braning the torn skin from showing it- dy. From one to two tableself. The public are therefore spoonfuls, may be taken frequentput on their guard against this ly, as age and circumstances may highly reprehensible practice. require. N.Y. Eve. Post.


WATER PROOF. Selected from the American Farmer. Mix together a quarter of a TO MAKE EXCELLENT BREAD pound of tallow, 3 onnces of com

mon turpentine, one ounce of shelScald about a double handful of lack, and one ounce of bees' wax. Indian meal, into which put a lit- Make the boots or shoes perfectly tle salt, and as much cold water dry, this is absolutely essential, as will make it rather warmer and warm, and rub them with this than new milk; then stir in wheat mixture, as hot as possible, and flour, till it is as thick as a family repeat this operation every other pudding, and set it down by the day, for at least four times sucfire to rise. In about half an cessively. The articles thus imhour, it generally grows thin; you pregnated will be found perfectly may sprinkle a little fresh flour water proof. on the top, and mind to turn the pot round, that it may not bake Sermons on the evils of intemto the side of it. In three or four perance,delivered by the Rev.Mr. hours, if you mind the above di- Palfrey, of this city, on the late rections, it will rise and ferment Public Fast, are published and as if you had set it with top yeast; for sale by Bowles and Dearborn, when it does, make it up in a soft Washington Street, at 25 cents. dough-flour a pan, put in your A more benevolent and useful act, bread, set it before the fire, co- perhaps, cannot be done than to vered up, turn it round to make distribute these discourses through it equally warm, and in about half the community. an hour it will be light enough to bake. It suits best to bake at home in a Dutch oven, as it should The public are cautioned against

into the oven as soon as it purchasing Cordials and Drops from is light.

those hawkers and pedlars who conBLACKBERRY SYRUP.

stantly infest our houses “ with their The present being not only a

nobody knows what,” under the title

of Essences. seasonable time to prepare this ticle has witnessed for eight days

The writer of this arvaluable medicine, but to recom- past an obstinate and dangerous case mend its usefulness, particularly of delirium, arising from a young feamongst children aflicted with male taking a quantity of essence, bowel complaints--a feeling mo labeled, "to gain love and friend


be put

ship," from a map who calls himself and enjoyment; secondly, that the Dr Cobb, who told her if she drank attainment of this blessing is the bait, it would only animate her, with- sis of all rational and prosperous out producing any other effect.

Dover Gazette. education; and thirdly, that all this

is very practicable. BOSTON, TUESDAY, MAY 29, 1827.

This extensive field of labor, when

ever it shall be duly cultivated, will OURSELVES AND OUR CHILDREN. yield a richer abundance of good

So long as our feelings and enjoy- fruits than has ever yet been gathments are affected by heat, cold, at- ered, or by many, even thought to mospheric changes, and other patu- be possible. We do not wish, bow. ral causes, to whose agency we are ever, to be enthusiastic on this subconstantly exposed, so long men will ject, but choose rather to confine our gaturally speculate and act in refer- expectations of improvement to the ence to subjects connected with demonstrations of actual experiment. health ; and their efforts to secure That education, generally speaking, their physical wellbeing will be more has at no time, or in any country, or less successful in proportion to been what it is now known it might their acquaintance with the causes be rendered, is a fact which no inof disease, and with the means of telligent individual will hesitate to avoiding these, or of counteracting admit, who is acquainted with the their effects. This information is effects produced in the gymnastic not only valuable, but attainable, and schools which have been recently should constitute a part of general established in Europe. These instieducation. Every man, in ordinary tutions are none of them old, and circumstances, should be able to take are doubtless susceptible of still nearcare of himself; this would not only er approaches to perfection. They prevent much suffering, but much have, however, already accomplishexpense and loss of time ; many in- ed so much more than any other in. terruptions of business and pleasure, stitutions in which the influence of --of noble pursuits, of cheering the body and the value of its cultihopes, and the dearest realities.-.vation are not distinctly recognized, Many other species of knowledge, that they promise more for the adwhich are sought with ardor and vancement of society, than any other perseverance, are, in comparison preceding sources of improvement. with this, of little or no worth. In To give the animal mechanism the pursuit, they copfer nothing worth estimation it deserves in the compopossessing, and lead to nothing de- sition of the human being; to point sirable in the result.

out and facilitate the means of exerTo succeed in this enterprize, it cising and unfolding its various oris only requisite that men should feel gaps and properties, and of preservthe conviction that a wellformed, ing these through life in a state of sound, and vigorous body, lays at the soundness, vigor, and activity, are foundation of every earthly privilege now beginning to receive something

of that primary attention to which a better knowledge of the human they can never cease to be entitled. being shall prevail, and the means

Whatever known causes can im- of making him happy shall be dispair or destroy the health of the in- tioctly perceived, every institutor and dividual, or of the community, it will projector while locating and erecting be one object of this paper to point his schoolhouse and college, will feel out, and to make koowo the me. it to be no less their duty and interthods of avoiding, lessening, or re- est to provide light for the eye, pure moving them. It also comes within air for the lungs, and sufficient space the plan of the editor to notice, from for exercising the muscles, nerves, time to time, such popular errors, and senses, than they will to pretheoretical and practical, in the pare for their pupils—books, forms, treatment of diseases, as are inces. benches, apparatus and teachers-santly doing much mischief in society. because the former are quite as ne

We had proceeded thus far some cessary and beneficial as the latter. months ago, and of course before we As a common instance of the absurhad the pleasure of reading the ar- dity and incongruity which still preticle on Physical Education in the .vail on this subject, let us turn our last number of the American Journal attention, for a moment, to the Pub. of Education. This article is wor. lic Latin School in this city. The thy of the subject it treats, and of building, is situated in the midst of a the excellent publication in which it crowded, noisy, and busy part of the appears. We do not renew this sub- town, where every foot of earth ject today because it will bring to would sell for three dollars or more. our readers the charm of novelty, lo the intervals of recess, the boys without which so many fastidious are very properly forbidden to go readers of the present day caunot into the street, where the passing consent to be charmed at all, but multitude are not disposed to be because we deem it important to turned out of their course by one or keep it continually before the pub- two hundred of capering boys, intent lic till our legislators, school com- only on their own amusement, and mittees, parents, and teachers, shall who in this state of action and ex. unite and cooperate in bead, heart, citement, would be little less likely and hand, till the improvement aim to run down a lady than a pig would ed at shall be fully accomplished.

be in the city of New York. If they All the defects in the management go into the yard, which is exceedof children and youug persons, men- ingly narrow and restricted, the more tioned in the article of the Jourpal quiet and orderly are subjected to of Education, arise from causes of the tricks and annoyances of their longstanding, and which have gained more turbulent and mischievous comstrength from time and usage ; let it rades. And while thus cooped ? be the glory, then, of the present during the periods assigned for regeneration, to detect, expose and freshment and recreation, they are cradicate them. From the day that compelled to breathe an almosphere


which, from the proximity of nume One of Thompson's disciples, at rous sources of impurity, is bad Ogdensburg, N.Y. recently prescribenough to sicken the stomach, and ed to a pulmonary patient the inhal

ing of the fumes of burning sulphur! to turn the cheek pale. Hence some This was only a foretaste of the boys, instead of going out at all, re-burning lake. The patient howmain to lounge and doze on their ever was rescued from the jaws of seats till they are again summoned death by his friends. to their books, We have seen fine lads, who would have been brisk

The Count de Noe, a peer of and cheerful, under fair treatment, France, and a great lover of the return from this school so exbausted arts, professes, not to have discoverand dispirited, as to be fit for no- ed the ancient method of painting on thing but the sofa or couch. And glass, but to have invented a new yet we boast that our seats of jus- tures painted by him on glass have

method of equal value. Four pictice, our balls of legislation, our been lately inserted in the windows statesmen and professional ranks have of the chapel at Luxembourg, and been, and are to be recruited, from elsewhere; and are spoken of in this nursery, as if it were right or

terms of great praise by the Parisian requisite that our sons, while their de Chabrol, the prefect of the Seine,

critics. lo conjunction with the Count minds are disciplined, expanded and the Count de Noe has established a strengthened by imbibing the litera- special school for painting on glass, ture of antiquity and the science of under the direction of some of the our own period, should be compell- most skilful French painters. ed to neglect their organs of motion

Medical Essay, 00. 4, Salus, no. and sense, and with the lessons of

2, &c. are received. wisdom to inhale at the same time mephitic gases, active enough to im.

DICTIONARY. pair their health, and with other Amenorrhea, a partial or total ob

struction of the menstrual secretion. causes of physical degeneracy, to

Bronchia, the braoches or ramifiundermine their constitutions !

cations of the bronchos, or wiodpipe. Notwithstanding all this, the Pub Erethism, increased irritability lic Latiu School of Boston is an insti- and sensibility. tutino.of which we bave cause to be

Exostosis, a morbid enlargemeut

of a bone. proud, or rather much reason to be

Ichor, a thin, aqueous, and acrid grateful for the vigilance and fore

discharge. sight of our virtuous ancestors, its

Os frontis, the bone of the forefounders; and of late we have had head. cause to be satisfied with the map

Parietes, the walls, coats or living ner in which we have sustained and

of any cavity, or vessel.

Sarcoma, a fleshy cxcrescence. carried forward their benevolent

Sanies, a bloody, thin, bad diswishes and designs,-excepting al- charge from sores. ways the cloud of physical evils Scirrhus, a hard tumor, commonly which bangs heavily over its repu- not readily suppurating

of some glandular part,-indolent, tation, and obscures its otherwise Varicose veins, morbidly enlarged unspotted lustre.


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