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But go: and mine, be mine the pain; through all ages, institutions and forms suit- ed to a gentleman, whose intellectual Thy smile shall calm the boisterous main : ed only to the days of darkness in which strength and practised skill, both in conAnd when thou'rt far removed from me,

Pg. I still will think alone of thee.

they were invented. Nothing of this sort, troversy and in writing, are distinctly indiand nothing approaching it, should be suf- cated in this little pamphlet. He assails

fered here. If possible, let our Alma Ma- the Report on the ground of its inconsist. When the bright dreams of youth no more ter be preserved in perpetual youth. Let ency; he says that the Committee aim at Shall fairy prospects round me throw,

her advance with the progress of literature advantages essentially incongruous; that And poesy with happy tints No longer bids the landscape glow

and of thought, aiming oniy to become what they would have a University, and yet ap

the spirit of the age demands; content to ply to it a mode of discipline and processes When time has silvered o'er my head perform the uses required of her, actively of instruction, fitted only to a College, or And frozen youthful fancy's vein,

and efficiently; and distinctly recollecting, rather to a large School. But the stress of O may a kindly current yet 'Within my heart unchilled remain!

that her sole business is to teach valuable his argument lies against the exaltation of

truth, to provide for her children a course the Presidential office. This change, he The feelings which I cherish there,

of study and of discipline, which will give thinks would necessarily tend to lessen Have long my dearest treasure been; But fate, relentless, bids me keep

such culture to the intellectual powers, and the dignity, the honourable zeal, and the That treasure locked, that heart unseen.

lay up for future use such stores of knowl-sense of responsibility of the subordinate

edge, as shall send them forth into the officers. The President, says this writer, Bound by the spell, it vainly beats

world, prepared and disposed to be useful. should be “primus inter pares," and an atFor one, who may not, must not know

Then we may indeed say to her, not only tempt to make him more than the first How faithful, warm, and true a pulse Will throb for her in weal and woe!

with filial affection, but in the spirit of among his fellows, would probably cause prophecy, “Esto perpetua."

the most important and essential duties of At a meeting of the Overseers, July 24, the officers of the College to be weakly

1823, a Committee, of wbich the Hon. and imperfectly discharged; because all INTELLIGENCE.

Judge Story was Chairman, was appointed those motives which could move them to

to inquire into the state of the University, high endeavours,” would be taken away. The interests of Cambridge College are, and to report thereon. A report was read It is obvious that the changes which this or should be, in a good measure identified on the 4th of May last, and taken into con- gentleman would recommend are precisely with those of literature and all intellectual sideration at an adjourned meeting of the opposite to the principal measures suggesteducation. We cannot, therefore, doubt board, in the State House in Boston, on the ed by the Committee. But our business is that the public will always be eager to 1st of June. After much discussion, it was not to make an argument, to show whose learn all the circumstances which directly determined to let the whole matter lie for plan we think best; we would only inform affect these important interests ; nor can another year. This report may be consid- our readers what plans are in agitation. we any more doubt that they whose duty it ered expressive of the opinions of many We have seen a third pamphlet,—not diis both to conduct and protect this venera- gentlemen of our community, whose opin- rectly connected with these two-which is ble institution, will be ever disposed to ions must have all the weight which can be in fact a Memorial to the Corporation of avoid even the appearance of that reserve derived from their eminent intelligence and the College, claiming for the members of which tends to produce jealousy and feels high standing in society; we would there- the Immediate Government, an admission ings of unkindness, and frankly to acquaint fore state briefly, what, we suppose, gentle-into that body. This claim is made on the the public, for whose use it exists, with its men whose views this report exhibits, de ground of legal right, and is supported by actual condition, its wants, its dangers, and sire. They would have the gradation of many arguments drawn from expediency. prospects. With no further apology, and ranks, and the subordination of each to that As to the legal argument we can only say, perhaps none was needed, we proceed to above it, made more distinct, on the ground it appears to us in the highest degree comstate, as matter of interesting intelligence, that the officers of the government would plete and satisfactory. We are able to those circumstances respecting the Uni- act with more efficiency, when they found find in it no flaw ;-but understand that versity which have lately occurred. themselves under a more immediate and some gentlemen, whose opinions upon all

It seems, that while there is the most inevitable responsibility. The President law matters we should respect infinitely general and universal acknowledgment, should be wholly exempted from ministe- more than our own, say that the Memorial that the members of the Corporation, and rial duties have an absolute veto upon all exhibits but one side ; if this be so, the the officers of the government fully merit the boards and departments of the Univer- other side will doubtless appear in due seathe high respect and confidence which they sity, and a visitatorial authority and duty son. The question of expediency, as it reenjoy, there exists also a pretty general with respect to the internal government of spects the claim advanced in this Memo belief that changes in the institutions of the the College; and he is to be directly re- rial, seems to us very similar to the princiCollege have become necessary.

sponsible to the Corporation. Each Col- pal question in agitation between gentleReasoning from the nature of the case, lege is to have its own executive board, to men who approve the plans proposed by the one would readily conclude that this might be formed from the Professors and Tutors, committee of the Overseers, and those who be so.

Universities, with all their institu- and to exercise all ministerial duties with oppose them. The effective control of the tions, fashions, and processes, are exceed- respect to the residents within that College. University is now in the hands of certain ingly apt to repose too quietly, while all the classes are to be so subdivided, that gentlemen who are selected to become things about them are in motion ; they are each scholar may be very thoroughly ex- fellows of the College, but who, except naturally in stereotype. Hence, some have amined; all the Collegians are to be visited from the office to which they are thus choseven thought that they were but as a strong in their rooms, at nine o'clock, and all are en, have no connexion whatever with the anchor, which could hold the “ship of to wear some very peculiar College garb to College. The question,-shall it remain knowledge” fast to her moorings, while it be made by the College tailor; and other there or be restored to the members of the was no part of their business or use, to act plans are suggested for the purpose of im- Immediate Government,-must soon be deas sails and waft her onwards. This simili- proving the discipline of the University, and cided by the competent authorities. Certude may have some truth in foreign coun- lessening the expenses of a College educa- tain it is, that, as things now are, all the tries, but it should be utterly falsified in tion. We should have premised, that this advantages are secured to the University, our own. Past ages may have left many Report was printed but not published; it which can be derived from giving to the prejudices and absurdities in Oxford and in was, however, as we believe, extensively most distinguished and influential gentlethe elder Cambridge, as in a sanctuary ; circulated; and was answered by “ Re- men in the vicinity of Boston, a strong, time may have stood still for them, or pass- marks” purporting to be from “one lately direct, and permanent interest in the welled by with little injury and less good; and a member of the Immediate Government of being of the University. But it is no less there it may be considered wise to retain, I the College.”. They are commonly ascrib- I certain that the officers of the institution


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are made the mere officials of a separate sive, obstinate. There is a letter also giv- | manifested a degree of perseverance and and supreme body. Whether this be, on en, written in the true Suffolk lingo, in fortitude which cannot be paralleled exthe whole, wise,-or likely to give the which may also be detected many Ameri- cept perhaps in Parry's voyage. In fact, University a choice of officers among the can phrases and corrupt modes of pronun- the hardships encountered by the Russian first in intellect and literature in the coun- ciation. “ Wbat will the Yankees say,” expedition were probably greater than try, or to secure the most zealous and effi- says the reviewer, “if this volume should those to which the British adventurers were cient exertion of what abilities they may find its way to America, at learning that exposed. The latter could always retreat possess in promoting the best interests of such English is still spoken in the mother to their well-built and warm ships, whilst the the College,-many seem to doubt. So country? We ought not to be very se- former, in their excursions on the icy sea, much must be trusted to these officers, vere on the subject of Americanisms. which sometimes lasted for several weeks and the reposing confidence in men is so Another thirty years, however, by means together, had, during the whole time, no apt to make them trust-worthy, we should of Sunday Schools, Bible Societies, and shelter whatever, and were able to take hardly think it worth while to fear that other innovations, will make sad havoc with them, for their sustenance, only so these gentlemen would rob the College among these remnants of the olden phra- much dried fish as could be stowed away treasury, and give themselves undue sala- seology. Our antiquarians must make the in narrow sledges, drawn by dogs, the chief ries; and the time has almost past for sup- most of their time.”

part of which was occupied by food for posing that scholars do or should or will

these dogs ; and they were in the same or live in such monkish seclusion as to know


a worse situation with regard to fuel, of nothing of the world beyond their cells,

There has lately issued from the royal which they had none but what could be and to be unfit to govern themselves. The press at Naples, a folio volume, with 107 transported on these sledges. In one of system of checks and balances may be car- plates, under the title of Decorations of the his excursions the Baron went two hundred ried out, to the extinction of far better Walls and Pavements of the Chambers in and thirty-five miles from the coast upon motives than it can supply ;-and it must the ancient Pompeii

. Here are represent- the ice of the Polar Sea, to the latitude of be a difficult task to provide for the College ations of the Arabesques, Mosaics, and 72 3', where he arrived at the open sea, a supreme power, out of the College, and other ornaments found in the houses of that and afterwards travelled many days to the other than that body of Overseers who re- city. Among other groups and composi- westward, along the ice. All his provisions present the public, against which some tions, interesting to the artist and antiqua- being exhausted, he returned, after spendweighty objections shall not lie.

rian, are six designs of the arenas of the ing forty-six days upon the surface of this amphitheatre, preserving their memory, as ocean, without any shelter, the thermome

the originais have been destroyed. The ter never arising above — 15°, and frequentA Royal Society of Literature has been royal press has also made much use of the ly sinking to - 24° R. (- 54 and — 28° F.) instituted in Great Britain within the last unpublished monuments of Winckelman,

In another excursion the Baron attemptyear. Its organization is similar to that of and printed a new edition of them. ed to examine the sea to the east of Cape the Royal Philosophical Society. The

Schalagskoi. He was informed by the naBishop of St David's is its President, and


tives that they could see land, in clear among its other office-bearers are many in- There has been found within a short time weather, to the N. E. and estimated its dis. dividuals distinguished for birth and rank, at Gordon in Berwickshire, (G. B.) a small The Baron immediately set out himself,

tance at eighty versts (fifty-four miles.) and some for their literary eminence. horn, containing fourteen silver coins of There is a provision for the election, by the about the diameterof the modern shilling, but and sent one of the officers

of his expediCouncil, of ten Royal Associates, who re- not quite so thick. On one side is the head of

tion in another direction with the same ceive from the king an annual allowance the prince, with the legend Henriu di Gra. view. But he had hardly got thirty-three of a hundred guineas, Among those who Rex. Ang. & Franc. On the obverse is the

miles from the coast, when a violent storm, have received this distinction are Mr Cole- cross, with a border inscribed Posui deum,

which continued several days, broke up the ridge the poet, Mr Malthus, and Sir W. Adjutorem Meum ; and on an inner circle ice, and not only rendered it impossible for Ousely. At the late annual meeting of the Villa Calisie. These are taken to be a but even made his return to land very

him to proceed further towards the north, Society, Mr Mitford, the venerable histo- coinage of Henry V. (from the u in the rian of Greece, was presented by the Pres- name Henriu), and stamped by that great and after passing several days on a piece of

problematical. It was with great difficulty ident with one of the beautiful gold medals and victorious king at Calais. which the king had enabled the Society to

floating ice, among the masses piled up present annually. 'RUSSIAN EXPEDITION TOWARDS THE NORTR

around him, in the utmost danger, and exposed to total want of provisions, that he at

length succeeded in reaching the land, where A book with this title has been publish- sian government in March, 1820, under the ring a similar risk. By the breaking up of

An expedition was sent out by the Rus- the other party had also arrived after incured in England, containing two thousand direction of Baron Wrangel, towards the the ice the possibility of reaching the land five hundred leading words (as they are north pole, for the following purposes. To pointed out by the Tschukutskoi was descalled) peculiar to the county of Suffolk. determine, by astronomical observations on troyed, not only for that year, but probably It was compiled by Mr Moor, author of the coasts of the Frozen ocean, the extent for several years to come. a treatise on Hindu Infanticide, to whom of Eastern Siberia, and the true geographthe plan was first suggested, on return-ical position of Cape Schalagskoj, the northing to his native county, after twenty ern point of Asia ; to decide the still dis

PNEUMATIC LAMP. years' absence, by hearing these long for- puted question, whether Behring's Strait Among the ingenious novelties of the gotten provincialisms, “which produced, be a real channel between Asia and Ameri- present day, is a machine invented by Mr as they fell upon his ear, a sensation simi- ca, or only a deep bay, as Burney asserts ; Garden, a chemist in London, for the purlar to the welcome sight of an old friend." and lastly, to examine more accurately pose of producing instantaneous light. This Among the few of these Suffolk words, which than has hitherto been done, the islands invention is founded upon a very remarkaare noticed in a review of this work in the that may exist to the north of the Jana, the ble property of platinum, discovered very Eclectic Review, we recognise several which Kolyma, and the country of the Tschukuts- lately by Professor Dæbereiner. When a are in common use in America. Such as koi. The return of the party was expect- jet of hydrogen is thrown upon a preparaJingo, used as a familiar oath-Gumshun, ed in the month of April, 1824, after hav- tion of this metal called platinum sponge, or Gumption, signifying cleverness or tal- ing passed four years in the most desolate and the metal immediately becomes red bot, and ent-Gumshus, or Rumgumshus (rather, inhospitable tracts of North-eastern Sibe- the hydrogen inflames. The whole conperhaps, Gumptious), quarrelsome, offen- ria, and on the ice of the Polar Ocean, and trivance consists in retaining a quantity of






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CUMMINGS, HILLIARD, & CO. assert with some confidence, that there are not ten been more judiciously prosecuted; a great variety

men in the country who are, from their local expe- of the most necessary and pleasant instruction HAVE for sale the following new publi- rience, qualified to have produced the adventures of drawn from the best sources, and skillfully recast

, Hajji Baba. We may add, too, that such is our is brought within a narrow compass, under a neat, cations.

opinion of the talent displayed in them, that on appropriate form." A new edition of Conversations on Chem- that account alone we should not be inclined to in

Hobomok; a Tale of Early Times. By istry; and also on Natural Philosophy. crease that number very considerably, were we re

an American. 1 vol. 12mo. price 75 cents. Both these works have just been repub- quired to say how many were capable of writing

Then all this youthful paradise around, lished, having undergone supervision and them at all with the same easy humour, the same

felicitous strokes of satire, with the same vigorous And all the broad and boundless mainland, lay correction, the first by J. L. Comstock, M. delineations of character."

Cooled by the interminable wood, that frowned D., and the latter by the Rev. J. L. Blake,

O’er mount and vale.
Extract from the London Literary Gazette.

Bryant. A. M. These gentlemen have added to these valuable and popular School Books, “ Ap: we may use the phrase) with a moral and moving

The Adventures of Hajji Baba present us (if propriate Questions for Examination and panorama of Persian, Curdish, Turcoman, and

R. P. & C. WILLIAMS, Exercise.”

Turkish manners. We know only two books in Cornhill Square-Boston, Have for Sale,

the language, published since our Gazette comMemoir of John Aikin, M. D. By Lucy menced, which this book resembles; namely, Anas. A Description of the Island of St. MiAikin, author of the Life of Queen Eliza-tasius

, and the Memoirs of Artemi, with both of chael, comprising an account of its Geolo

which our readers may remember we were much beth, and James I. With a selection of delighted. And though the story-chain of Hajji gical Structure ; with remarks on the

other his Miscellaneous Pieces, Biographical, wants the intense interest of the former of these, Azores or Western Islands. Originally Moral, and Critical. In 1 vol. 8vo. it is a great favourite with us, and will, we think, communicated to the Linnæan Society of greatly please the majority of readers.

New England. By John W. Webster, M. CONTENTS.

“ The whole narrative brings the national traits D. Cor. Sec. L. S. N. E. With 6 Copper Memoir of John Aikin, M. D. Critical Essays of the different Asiatics very vividly before us ; and Plates. 8vo. pp. 244. on English Poets-Account of the Life and Works at the conclusion we have clearer notions than any of Spencer; An Essay on the Poetry of Milton; Travels could give us of Persian cunning, dupli

The American Edition of the New EdinAn Essay on the Heroic Poem of Gondibert; Crit- city, tyranny, and avarice; of Turkish pride, rapa- burgh Encyclopædia, conducted by David ical Remarks on Dryden's Fables ; Observations city, and oppression ; of the ferocity of one tribe, Brewster, LL. D. Fellow of the Royal Soon Pope's Essay on Man; An Essay on the Plan and the servility of another; and in general, of the ciety of Edinburgh, and of the Society of and Character of Thomson's Seasons; A Compari- strange effects of political despotism

and a formal, Antiquaries of Scotland, assisted by upson between Thomson and Cowper as Descriptive sensual religion in rendering Man a creature inexPoets; Essay on the Poems of Green;

A Critical pressibly cruel and unjust to those below, base and wards of one hundred gentlemen in EuEssay on Somerville's Poem of the The Chase ; An Slavish to those above him, and false and heartless rope, most eminent in science and literaEssay on the Poetry of Goldsmith. Miscellaneous to all."

ture; and now improved, for the greater Pieces.-Aphorisms on Mind and Manners; What

satisfaction and better information of the Man is made for; On the Touch for the King's

Montgomery's New Work. “Prose by people of the United States, in the civil, Evil; Literary Prophecies for 1797; Remarks on

religious, and natural history of their counthe Charge of Jacobinism; On the Probability of a Poet.” In 2 vols. 18mo. a future Melioration of the State of Mankind; On Extract from the Westminster Review. try; in American Biography; and in the Toleration in Russia; Military Piety; Inquiry into “ This is an amiable little work, of good native great discoveries in Mechanics and the the Nature of Family Pride ; Apology for the De- fancy, and what, perhaps, the author himself does Arts. molition of Ruins; Inquiry into the essential Char- not suspect, humour. Though inclined to quarrel Published by E. Parker, Philadelphia. acter of Man; Thoughts on the Formation of with the title, we had not read far before we were No. 20, Vol. 15, Part 2, PAT-POL, now Character; On Self-Biographers; On the Attach- assured that the author was not only a soi disant ment of Mary, Queen of Scots; On the Imitative poet-hay, we moreover discovered, not only that published, for sale by R. P. & C.-Williams, Principle ; Historical Relations of Poisonings; A he was a bona fide poet, but we had no difficulty, on Boston, and by the other agents. Word for Philosophy; On Cant;, On Mottoes . proceeding a little further, in detecting under the

Lives of the Ancient Philosophers ; transAppendir.- Descriptions of Vegetables from the general designation, the excellent author of The lated from the French of Fenelon, with Roman Poets; Biographical Account of the Rev.

Wanderer of Switzerland." The purest feelings Notes, and a Life of the Author. By the Dr Enfield; Description of the Country about of philanthropy have always distinguished that Dorking;

Biographical Account of Richard Pulte amiable man; "and they never, perhaps, were dis- Rev. John Cormack, M. A. First Ameriney, M. D.; Memoir of Gilbert Wakefield, B. A.; played more conspicuously or more amiably than can edition, revised and corrected. PubMemoir of Joseph Priestley, LL. D. F. R. S.; Me- in these very entertaining and instructive essays."

lished 1824.
moir of James Currie, M. D.; Memoir of the Rev.
George Walker.

Extract from the London Literary Gazette.
“These are very pleasing productions. The

Fenelon, Thales, Solon, Pittacus, Bias, The Adventures of Hajji Baba. In 2 Prose of a writer of not only poetical feeling and Periander, Chilo, Cleobulus, Epimenides, vols. 12mo. Said to be written by the author imagination, but one gifted with a fine mind, re- Anacharsis, Pythagoras, Heraclitus, Anas

plete with graceful sentiments, original thoughts, agoras, Democritus, Empedocles, Socrates, of “ Anastasius."

and delightful fancies. The language, too, is wor. Plato, Antisthenes, Aristippus, Aristotle, Extract from the Westminster Review. thy of the matter, easy and elegant.'

Xenocrates, Diogenes, Crates, Pyrrho, This is a Persian Gil Blas, certainly not quite

Private Correspondence of William Cow- Bion, Epicurus, and Zeno. so full of genius as the amusing work of Le Sage, per, Esq., with some of his most Intimate 1 Vol. 12mo. pp. 300. nor yet falling below it to an unmeasurable dis- Friends. Edited by J. Johnson, LL. D., &c. tance; something is wanting in the writer, as much In 1 vol. 8vo. or more in the nation to whom his hero belongs.

CUMMINGS, HILLIARD, & CO. Persia is the best scene for a light-hearted adven- Extract from the London Literary Gazette,

Have just Received, , in for the same rich' materials of romance as are to be lightful work in manuscript

, and rejoice to say it is A Journal of a Second Voyage for the found in the manners, pursuits, occupations, and gov- now on the eve of publication. A more pleasing Discovery of a North-West Passage from ernment of the latter most remarkable country. Like and intellectual treat the literary world could hardly the Atlantic to the Pacific; performed in Gil Blas, Hajji Baba is tossed about from rank to receive. The mingled character of Cowper is rank with all that suddedness of elevation and de- finely displayed in these Letters, and they are full years 1821-22-23, in his Majesty's Ships pression which can only happen in a despotic gov- of anecdote and remark upon the literature of the Fury and Hecla, under the orders of Capernment, where the fortunes of all men depend preceding generation.”

tain William Edward Parry, R. N., F. R. S., upon the will of one, and where, for the quick dispatch of business or pleasure, the tedious forms of

American Popular Lessons, chiefly se- and Commander of the Expedition. law and justice are dispensed with. These rapid lected from the writings of Mrs Barbauld, changes present every advantage to the novelist; Miss Edgeworth, and other approved auand from his intimate acquaintance with the man- thors. Designed particularly for the young

CAMBRIDGE : ners of Persia, the author of this book has been er Classes of Children in Schools.

PRINTED AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS, able to avail himself of them to a very great extent. Indeed, such is this writer's familiar, almost native

Mr Walsh, speaking of this work, says, knowledge of the people he describes, that we may “ The design could not, in our judgment, have



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