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Academics, and his literary Friends : collected during a familiar intercourse of twenty years with that prince. Translated from the French of Dieudonne Thiebault, Professor of Belles Lettres in the Royal Academy of Berlin.” We understand that a subterraneous cavern has been discovered within a few days, on the turnpike road in Manlius, about three miles from the square, in Onondago county, New-York. The circumstances attending this discovery are somewhat singular. A Mr. Beckwith, inn-keeper, in digging a well, having descended about 25 feet, came immediately upon the cave, or a cavity at the bottom, about 3 feet in depth, and 3 or 4 in diameter, filled with pure water; upon which a candle was let down, and the discovery completed. A passage was found, extending north and south (across the road) a considerable distance; it was explored about 80 feet each way, much to the gratification of its visitants, among whom was our informant. The entrance into the cavern from the bottom of the well is 7 or 8 feet high, but very narrow ; an equal height was preserved through the whole passage, excepting at one place to the northward, in which persons are obliged to crawl a short distance ; the width of the aperture is unequal,being in some parts barely sufficient to admit a coinmon sized person ; but in the souther, part there is one gradual globular expansion of many feet. The sides of the cave appear to be limestone, through which water constantly oozes, and forms a small stream that runs to the northward through the whole explored avenue. The sides are decorated with various excrescences, some resembling pillars, extending from top to bottom, and others in an inverted conical form, all having the appearance of grey marble, with small regular ridges, evidently denoting their gradual formation. The rill purling under foot, the transparence of the sides of the cavern as exhibited by the clear blaze of the candle, and the reflections naturally produced by the situation of a visitant, are said to be truly delightful. A vein of ore, supposed to be copper or brass, is also said to be found in the cave.—Herkimer Monitor. Mr. W. H. Ireland, whose fabrication of the Shakspeare MSS. excited so much attention a short time since in England, has written an amusing book, containing his confession of all the cir
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Brisban and Brannan, of New-York, have just published, in a small pocket volume neatly printed, “The Life of Lamorgaon . Malesherbes,” formerly French minister of state duri the reign of the last Louis, a work of uncommon merit.
“It exhibits the outlines of a character, distinguished most eminently by purity and worth ; and at the same time, recommended by all the advantages which are conferred by family, rank, and accomplishments both elegant and solid–Europe, in the eighteenth century, does not furnish an invidual of greater interest and on whose history the mind dwells with more sat. . isfaction and delight. The narrative, indeed, has little to boast on the score of method or arrangement : but, as it details the most interesting passages in the life of such a man, it cannot fail’ to engage attention, and is entitled to a considerable share of notice.”
Statement of Diseases from July 20 to August 20.
THE weather of the past month has been much cooler than common. The winds from the south-west, east, and more frequently from the north-west than usual at this season. . The most prevalent disease has been a mild typhus, attended in many cases with affection of the intestinal canal; it has scarcely been fatal in any instance. Diarrhoea and dysentery have prevailed in some degree, but they have submitted readily to medicine. Cholera infantum has been comparatively rare.
No great number of patients have been vaccinated during the month. The cause of this is principally an erroneous notion, that the vaccine-pock, analogous to the small pox, will not operate so favourably during the summer, as in the spring and autumn.
There is no subject of inquiry, more important to the study of human understanding, than that, which relates to the first action of genius; or, to use the expression of an idea rather than a term vacant of it, that impulse of intellect, which propels an individual to the achievement of some sublime design. It has been this bright principle, which has shot light through the immeasurable extent of the regions of the imagination, produced a splendid medium to the mental vision, and presented new objects of beauty, grandeur, and delight. What philosophy has done in disciplining the forces of the understanding, the ARTs have performed in civilizing and refining them. The stubbornness of prejudice and the awkwardness of pedantry, which have followed the rigour of herimposition, have been won by their tenderness and grace. The maxims of the profound Stagirite, and even the pomp of Philip, might never have roused the mighty 'spirit of Alexander, if the glory of Achilles had not sprung from the fancy of Homer. Even the hardness and cruelty of millions, mingled in war and slaughter, have been melted by the stealing influence of Vol. III. No. 9. 3.I
their charms, and the sound of the clashing of armour and of the clangour of trumpets has lengthened, and subsided in distance, that the lyre might sweep over the ear, in the deep tones and faint vibrations of inspiration. It is not merely poetry,that kindles the passions into a pure and regular flame, and excites the whole mass of our natures into a motion of feeling and sympathy. They burst likewise from our hearts, with the sight of the enchanting surface of the picture, and with the representation of the various expressions and attitudes of beauty and grace in the forms of sculpture. Painting and sculpture imitate,and, by infinite combinations, even imfirove, nature. Poetry describes her. Thousands of separate, natural beauties are thus gathered, and concentrated into one imaginary perfection. Apelles so forcibly expressed power in his figure of Alexander, that the thunder seemed rushing from his hand, to destroy the spectator ; and his Anadyomene was so lovely, that the painter even became charmed with the fiction of his own creation. He, who has not gazed on the tortures of the Laocoon, hardly has felt the