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ance for popular prejudice, must be admit- ingly jealous of its dignity. Still
, there is ted to contain a great deal. In fact, a young truth in the remark incidentally hazarded by man commencing the practice of physic, the sagacious Peter Peebles, when he is must be very singularly. (we will not say describing the effect produced by the callhappily) constituted, if he does not find it ing on of his cause. “A’ the best lawyers advisable to appear different in some res- in the house fleeing like eagles to the prey, pects from what he is. Anextreme gravity some because they are in the cause, and of deportment is indispensable; and it is some because they want to be thought engenerally deemed expedient to wear spec-gaged for there are tricks in other trades tacles. We have even heard it contended by selling muslins.” A Barrister whose that a physician ought to begin, where oth- briefs are like angel's visits, must make the ers are content to leave off, by setting up a most of them when they do come, and gloss carriage and a wife. He ought not to go to over the deficiency by a show of active occhurch above once a quarter, and then be cupation when they do not. Some contrive called out in the middle of the sermon or to keep up the delusion without any
briefs the communion service. He should ride or at all, by a sedulous attendance in the drive remarkable horses, so that bystanders Courts, or rather in the adjoining robing. may exclaim “ There goes Dr. —;" and rooms and coffee-houses, though the initiathe should never attend, or never stay out a ed are well aware that this, intellectually dinner-party until his reputation is firmly considered, is a most deteriorating sort of established; when his being seen mingling idleness. The only allowable mode of adwith the world will rather add to his fame, vertising is one instanced by Lord Brougby making people wonder how he manages ham-the publication or even announceto do so many things at once. An oddness ment of a book, which has been sadly overor surliness of manner has succeeded in two done, and now affords slight prospect of or three remarkable instances, but of late success. When Lord Loughborough first years has been rather overdone.
joined the English Bar, he solicited Mr. In the Standard of the 7th November, Strahan, the printer, to get him employed 1842, among the regular advertisements this in city causes. The propriety of such con will be found—"Dr. Granville is returned duct being doubted in Dr. Johnson's presfor the season to his residence in Piccadilly ence, he declared—“I should not solicit from the Continent, and a professional tour employment as a lawyer, not because I in the north of England."
should think it wrong, but because I should This was probably intended for insertion disdain it.” Professional etiquette is quite amongst the "fashionable movements," and clear upon the point; any canvassing for slipped into its actual position by mistake. business, particularly amongst attorneys, is At all events, it must not be regarded as a denounced under the denomination of hug. precedent. Physicians who wish to
an- gery. As some of the rules adopted for the nounce their arrival, should do so indirectly, prevention of this offence have been ridiin the manner of the late Dr. Brodem. He culed on the score of undue fastidiouswas in the habit of exhibiting a magnificentness, we are tempted to extract a defence gold snuff-box inlaid with diamonds (or of them by Mr. 'Sergeant Talfourd, from Bristol stones), which (he said) was a pre- his admirable Essay on the Bar, recently sent from an Emperor. An advertisement republished in America amongst his Misappeared in a Salisbury paper, stating that cellaniesthe box had been left in the chaise which
“Men who take a cursory view of the profesbrought Dr. Brodem to the hotel, and offer- sion, are liable to forget how peculiarly it is situing five hundred guineas for its recovery. ated in relation to those who distribute its busiA friend calling on him just afterwards, be- ness. These are not the people at large; not gan condoling with him on the loss of his even the factitious assemblage called the public; box, when the doctor produced it from his pot scholars, nor readers, nor thinkers, nor adpocket and requested the visitor to take a simply Attorneys. In this class of men are, of
miring audiences, nor sages of the law, but pinch. Sare, it was no lose at all,”. (his course, comprised infinite varieties of knowledge accent and idiom were slightly foreign,) and of worth ; many men of sound learning and --dis was one little drick to make you know honorable character; many who are tolerably I vas come.” Surely Dr. Granville could honest and decorously dull; some who are acute have lost one of his foreign orders for the and knavish; and more who are knavish with.
Respectable as is the stanonce, instead of scandalizing the whole out being acute. College of Physicians by an advertisement. ferior to the Bar in education and endowments ;
tion of attorneys, they are, as a body, greatly inMembers of the Bar are more under the and yet, on their opinion, without appeal, the fate surveillance of the body, which is exceed- of the members of the profession depends. It
not always perceive, as by intuition, the accu-Ste. Elizabeth.
Parfums, Rue du Temple près rate thinking, the delicate satire, the playful fancy “ Boulangeat, Parfumeur du Prince de Galles, or the lucid eloquence, which have charmed a à Londres, tient Magazin de tout ce qui concerne domestic circle, and obtained the applause of a la Parfumerie, la Ganterie, juste prix à Paris.” college, even if these were exactly the qualities "On the Perfume's Taste, Temple Street, near adapted to their purposes. They will never, in- St. Elizabeth. deed, continue to retain men who are obviously • Boulangeat, Perfumer from the Prince of unequal to their duty; but they have a large Wales, at London, keep a Magazine, from all portion of business to scatter, which numbers what the whole perfumerie relate, at the first greatly differing in real power can do equally price.” well; and some junior business, which hardly
The following appeared in the English requires any talent at all.
In some cases,
there. fore, they are virtually not only judges but pa
Newspapers, verbatim et literatimtrons, who, by employing young men early, give
“I, Jean de Merion, bein trow necessité oblige them not merely fees, but courage, practice, and to teach la langue Francaise to du peuple, I be the means of becoming known to others. From glad you send your child's à moi. Je demeure this extraordinary position arises the necessity of loder ind, Second Street. All my leisiere hour the strictest etiquette in form, and the nicest hon- ! make sausage à vend. Oh! I forget to tell or in conduct, which strangers are apt to ridicule, how much I ave for teach de school ; 4 crowns but which alone can prevent the Bar from being a quarter for teach de plus polite langue of Eu. prostrated at the feet of an inferior class.” rope.”
There is hardly any art of civilized life Among the varied qualities of advertise in which we have not been anticipated by ments, we must not forget the bold person the Chinese. They have carried the art of ifications contained in them. The other advertising to a high degree of perfection; day we saw one from a musical composer, but we can only afford room for a speciwho proposed to make a musical circuit for men. The original document, which has the purpose of giving concerts--" Wanted, been literally translated for this Journal, Five voices, who will be boarded and kept formed the envelope of an ink-bottleat the expense of the Advertiser.” In anoth. er, the friends of a youth desirous of ap: grandfaiher, father, and myself make this ink;
• Very good ink, very fine, very old shop; prenticing him, add—“No chemist need fine and hard; picked out very fine and black, beapply, or any very laborious employment." fore and now. Sell very good ink. Prime cost is Sometimes the language is calculated to en- very dear. This ink is heavy; so is gold; no one courage surmises that cannot be intended. can make like it; the others that make ink Thus:-“ PARTNER WANTED.—Any person
do it for money and to cheat. I only make it who can command from £2000 to £3000, my ink. My family never cheat.
good for a name. Plenty of gentlemen know
Always a may join the advertiser in his business, the good name. I make ink for the Emperor and all principal of which is for transportation." the mandarins round. All gentlemen must come Equally striking, though in a different way, to my shop and know my name. was what appeared newly painted over a
UNGWANCA Locce." shop-door in Exeter one Sunday morning a Notwithstanding the eloquence displayed few years since: "Mrs. M. deals in all sorts in the composition of the various printed of Ladies—” The whole place was in a appeals to the public, few speculators rest commotion ; a special meeting of the Dean satisfied without calling in the aid of the and Chapter was convened by the Bishop, pencil, to point and illustrate the flights and and a summons to attend the Ecclesiastical fancies of the pen. Thus the wonder. Court was ordered to be served the next working powers of “Holloway's Ointment" morning; but when the apparitor presented are brought home to the meanest apprehenhimself at the door of the culprit, he found sion by a tablet, at the top of which stands a painter in the act of adding Wearing an Esculapius distributing pots or boxes to Apparel.” The mischief had been occa- a gentleman in a brown coat on crutches, a sioned by the painter's leaving his job half- gentleman in a blue coat with a bandaged finished on the Saturday. Fortunately both leg, a lady in a yellow shawl who is making for him and Mrs. M., Dr. Philpotts was not wry faces, and a little boy in a puce-colorthen the Bishop.
ed jacket who has lost his hair. At the Foreigners naturally enough make strange bottom, in one corner, stands a finely-dressmistakes when they try their strength in ed woman, with a blue scroll, inscribed, English. We saw posted up in a shop win- “ Cancer, Burns, and Scalds,” worn like the dow in the Rue de St. Honore_“Here they ribbon of the Garter; in the opposite corspike the English.” M. Boulangeat once ner, is a finely-dressed woman wearing a red circulated the following card in two lan- ribbon (like the order of the Bath,) inscribguages
ed "Lumbago, Bunions, and Soft Corns."
Oldridge's “Balm of Columbia” is recom- | Truth. Lord Bacon says, “A mixture of mended by two pictorial embellishments; in lies doth ever add pleasure. Doth any man one, an Amazon, with hair reaching below doubt, that, if there were taken from men's the girdle, is leaning on a bow, to the end minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false of which is attached a streamer, with “ For valuations, imaginations as one would say, the Hair" printed on it; in the other, the and the like vinum Dæmonum, (as a Father Falls of Niagara appear in that fullness of calleth poetry,) but it would leave the minds grandeur which so many aspirants in the of a number of men poor shrunken things, line of "fine writing” have painfully taxed full of melancholy and indisposition, and their powers to portray:
unpleasing to themselves ?”
It would now “Balm of Syriacum” again, is stamped be more to the purpose to inquire, what is in large letters on the girdle of Fame, who likely to be the effect of living in an atmosis blowing her trumpet over the heads of phere of falsehood ?—where nobody says various respectable Orientals employed in what he means, or means what he saysrestoring their "nervous and debilitated where every thing is seen through the constitutions” with the medicine. A bear, smoked glass of interest, or the Claude worthy of Schneyder, surmounts a list of Lorraine glass of flattery-where copper testimonials to the efficacy of Bear's Grease; gilt passes current for gold, and Bristol and Atkinson's Infant Preservative, “ of stones for diamonds of the first waterwhich forty thousand bottles are annually where the best and wisest may coine in disposed of," is forced on public attention time to resemble the maniac, who mistakes by the portrait of a female in the act of his straw chaplet for a crown. Those who pouring the anti-Malthusian fluid down the feel confident in the strength of their heads throat of a struggling baby with a spoon. may follow up this train of speculation.
English artists complain that they are not For the present, we will rest satisfied with encouraged; and the utmost the legislature having supplied the materials and suggested has been able to do for them of late years, it; since our most strenuous efforts to solve is to create or confirm a copyright in de the problem have simply brought us to that signs for calicoes. Surely their genius disagreeable state of the mental faculties in would range more freely in the almost whichboundless field of advertisement. As for " Thinking is but an idle waste of thought, degradation, there is none. Canova came And nought is every thing, and everything is out in butter ; in other words, he first at
noughl." tracted notice by a design for an ornament in butter, required for the centre of a supper-table. Who can say that the next Þ.
LINES R. A. may not owe the patronage of a discerning public to a fancy-piece, illustrating
From the Dublin University Magazine. the healing properties of Antibilious Pills, There is a bark unseen in which we glide, or the beautifying effects of Kalydor ?
Above the billows of life's stormy sea, Space permitting, we would endeavor to As buoyant as the sea-bird on the tide
Though dangers thicken round, from fear as free. trace the progress of the Advertising System through the other leading countries of the winds may freshen, and the lightoing play, Europe, is only for the purpose of showing At midnight streaming o'er the briny deck; how it has invariably kepi pace with the Yet in this airy bark we speed away,
Certain of port, secure from rock and wreck. progress of intellect. The best things are often most liable to be perverted to the She laughs at th' elemental war; and the wild wave worst purposes; and constant exposure to
Dashes itself against the prow in vain :
A hand directs the helm that well can save, the assaults of charlatanry is probably a
And bid be hushed each doubling fear again. part of the price we must be content to pay for the blessings of education and the free. There is a land, a fair and happy land. dom of the press. But then comes the
Where all are welcome on her friendly coast :
No surges break upon that sunny strand, question, how, or where is all this to end?
Bul each dark care in pleasure pure is lost. Are we to sink back into stolid indifference with each his bushel over his light, or to There sorrow's fountain pours no crystal store; rush madly through the streets announcing the mind no torture, and the eye weeps no more our merits and pretensions—as Boswell ran
There smiles the captive o'er his broken chain. about at the Shakspeare festival with "Cor. sican Boswell” inscribed upon his hat? We Such is the clime we seek, and such the sail : have had speculations enough regarding Guide us, thou friendly star!-breathe, gentle gale!
For it, from home all willingly we're driven. the advantages of living in the Palace of For that fair bark is Hope—that land is Heaven !
BY THE REV. M. VICARY.
BY WALTER SAVAGE LANDOR.
SANDT AND KOTZEBUE.
a law, the absurdity of a tenet, the malverIMAGINARY CONVERSATION. sation of a minister, or the impiety of a priest,
and who has not been stoned, or hanged, or
burnt, or imprisoned, or exiled, or reduced From Blackwood's Magazine.
to poverty. The chain of Prometheus is
hanging yet upon his rock, and weaker limbs Sandt.-GENERALLY men of letters in our writhe daily in its rusty links. Who then, days, contrary to the practice of antiquity, unless for others, would be a darer of wisare little fond of admitting the young and dom? And yet, how full of it is even the unlearned into their studies or their society. inanimate world? We may gather it out
Kotzebue.—They should rather those than of stones and straws. Much lies within the others. The young must cease to be young, reach of all : little has been collected by and the unlearned may cease to be unlearn- the wisest of the wise. O slaves to passion! ed. According to the letters you bring with O minions to power! ye carry your own you, sir, there is only youth against you. scourges about you; ye endure their tor. In the seclusion of a college life, you ap- tures daily; yet ye crouch for more. Ye pear to have studied with much assiduity believe that God beholds you ; ye know that and advantage, and to have pursued no he will punish you, even worse than ye other courses than the paths of wisdom. punish yourselves; and still ye lick the dust
Sandt.-Do you approve of the pursuit ? where the Old Serpent went before you. Kotzebue.-Who does not?
Kotzebue.--I am afraid, sir, you have Sandt.—None, if you will consent that formed to yourself a romantic and strange they direct the chase, bag the game, inebri- idea, both of happiness and of wisdom. ate some of the sportsmen, and leave the Sandt.--I too am afraid it may be so. My rest behind in the slough. May I ask you idea of happiness is, the power of commuanother question ?
nicating peace, good-will, gentle affections, Kotzebue.—Certainly.
ease, comfort, independence, freedom, to all Sandt.—Where lie the paths of wisdom? men capable of them. I did not expect, my dear sir, to throw you Kotzebue.-The idea is, truly, no humble back upon your chair. I hope it was no rudeness to seek information from you? Sandt.—A higher may descend more se
Kotzebue. The paths of wisdom, young curely on a stronger mind. The power of man, are those which lead us to truth and communicating those blessings to the capahappiness.
ble, is enough for my aspirations. A stronger Sandt.—If they leads us away from for- mind may exercise its faculties in the divine tune, from employments, from civil and work of creating the capacity. political utility ; if they cast us where the Kotzebue.-Childish! childish!-Men have powerful persecute, where the rich trample cravings enow already; give them fresh us down, and where the poorer (at seeing capacities, and they will have fresh appeit) despise us, rejecting our counsel and tites. Let us be contented in the sphere spurning our consolation, what valuable wherein it is the will of Providence to place truth do they enable us to discover, or what us; and let us render ourselves useful in rational happiness to expect? To say that it to the utmost of our power, without idle wisdom leads to truth, is only to say that aspirations after impracticable good. wisdom leads to wisdom; for such is truth. Sandt.— sir! you lead me where I tremNonsense is better than falsehood; and we ble to step; to the haunts of your intellect, come to that.
to the recesses of your spirit. Alas! alas! Kotzebue.-How?
how small and how vacant is the central Sandt.—No falsehood is more palpable chamber of the lofty pyramid ? than that wisdom leads to happiness-I mean Kotzebue.- Is this to me? in this world ; in another, we may well in- Sandt.-To you, and many mightier. deed believe that the words are constructed Reverting to your own words; could not of very different materials. But here we you yourself have remained in the sphere are, standing on a barren molehill that you were placed in ? crumbles and sinks under our tread; here Kotzebue.- What sphere? I have written we are, and show me from hence, Von Kot- dramas, and novels, and travels. I have zebue, a discoverer who has not suffered been called to the Imperial Court of Russia. for his discovery, whether it be of a world Sandt.—You sought celebrity.- I blame or of a truth-whether a Columbus or a not that. The thick air of multitudes may Galileo. Let us come down lower: show be good for some constitutions of mind, me a man who has detected the injustice of as the thioner of solitudes is for others,
Some horses will not run without the clap- and were not at liberty–(if right and liberping of hands; others fly out of the course ty are one, and unless they are, they are rather than bear it. But let us come to the good for nothing)--you are at liberty, I repoint. Imperial courts! What do they peat it, to enter into the service of an alien. know of letters? What letters do they Kotzebue.—No magistrate, higher or lowcountenance—do they tolerate ?
forbade me. Fine notions of freedom Kotzebue.-Plays.
are these! Sandt.-Playthings.
Sandt.-A man is always a minor in regard Kotzebue.- Travels.
to his fatherland; and the servants of his Sandt.—On their business. O ye paviors fatherland are wrong and criminal, if they of the dreary road along which their can- whisper in his ear that he may go away, non rolls for conquest! my blood throbs at that he may work in another country, that every stroke of your rammers. When will he may ask to be fed in it, and that he may ye lay them by i
wait there until orders and tasks are given Kotzebue.- We are not such drudges. for his hands to execute. Being a German,
Sandt.-Germans! Germans ! Must ye you voluntarily placed yourself in a position never have a rood on earth ye can call your where you might eventually be coerced to own, in the vast inheritance of your fathers ? act against Germans.
Kotzebue.—Those who strive and labor, Kotzebue.- I would not. gain it; and many have rich possessions. Sandt.-Perhaps you think so. Sandt.-None; not the highest.
Kotzebue.—Sir, I know my duty. Kotzebue.- Perhaps you may think them Sandt.-We all do; yet duties are transinsecure ; but they are not lost yet, although gressed, and daily. Where the will is weak the rapacity of France does indeed threaten in accepting, it is weaker in resisting. Alto swallow them up. But her fraudulence ready have you left the ranks of your fel. is more to be apprehended than her force. low-citizens-already have yon taken the The promise of liberty is more formidable enlisting money and marched away. than the threat of servitude. The wise Kotzebue.-Phrases! metaphors ! and let know that she never will bring us freedom; me tell you, M. Sandt, not very polite ones. the brave know that she never can bring us You have hitherto seen little of the world, thraldom. She herself is alike impatient of and you speak rather the language of books both; in the dazzle of arms she mistakes than of men. the one for the other, and is never more Sandt.-What! are books written by some agitated than in the midst of peace. creatures of less intellect than ours? I
Sandt.-The fools that went to war fancied them to convey the language and against her, did the only thing that could reasonings of men. I was wrong, and you unite her; and every sword they drew was are right, Von Kotzebue ! They are, in a conductor of that lightning which fell general, the productions of such as have upon their heads. But we must now look neither the constancy of courage, nor the ai our homes. Where there is no strict continuity of sense, to act up to what they union, there is no perfect love ; and where know to be right, or to maintain it, even no perfect love, there is no true helper. in words, to the end of their lives. You are Are you satisfied, sir, at the celebrity and aware that I am speaking now of political the distinctions you have obtained ? ethics. This is the worst I can think of the
Kotzebue.—My celebrity and distinctions, matter, and bad enough is this. if I must speak of them, quite satisfy me. Kotzebue.--You misunderstand me. Our Neither in youth nor in advancing age- conduct must fall in with our circumstances. neither in difficult nor in easy circumstan. We may be patriotic, yet not puritanical ces, have I ventured to proclaim myself the in our patriotism, not harsh, nor intolerant, tutor or the guardian of mankind.
nor contracted. The philosophical mind Sandt. I understand the reproof, and re-should consider the whole world as its habiceive it humbly and gratefully. You did tation, and not look so minutely into it as well in writing the dramas, and the novels, to see the lines that divide nations and gov. and the travels; but pardon my question, ernments; much less should it act the part who called you to the courts of princes in of a busy shrew, and take pleasure in givstrange countries ?
ing loose to the tongue, at finding things a Kotzebue.—They themselves.
little out of place. Sandt.—They have no more right to Sandt. We will leave the shrew where take you away from your country, than to we find her : she certainly is better with eradicate a forest, or to subvert a church the comedian than with the philosopher, in it. You belong to the land that bore you, I But this indistinctness in the moral and