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THE ANTI-SLA VEHY UUGLE
Miscellaneous. THE FRIENDS IN GREAT BRITAIN AND THE EASTERN WAR. The following in the address of British Friends, to which Kossuth replied in his exegesis in favor of war, which we published week hofure lasti .1 Christ inn Appeal from the Society of Frirn.1) to their Fellow Countrymen on the present H r. We would respectfully bespeak tho serious nttcn tior. of our fellow-countrymen whilst we earnestly plead with them, on behnlf of tlio claim of reli figion aud humanity, in reference to the sanguina ry conflict now raging in tlio East. It is, wo reverently trut, in the love of Christ, and it ia in the spirit of true patriotism, that we make this nppoal. Our country is dear to ns; we honour our (sovereign, and pme our free institu tions; and wc can but desire that our national poli cy may accord with the spitit and precepts of that Redeemer who enmo "not to destroy men s lives but to savo them." We feel it to be a solemn thing thus to stand forth as the advocates of invio lable peace; and the events which are passing around us, and the warlike spirit which meets us in every direction, have led us very seriously to revio.f the grounds of our Christian testimony in this mitter. But this review has only confirmed the conviction, which we dare not shrink from avftwing, however unpopular at a crisis like the present, that all war, on whatever plea of policy or necessity, is uulawful under the Gospel Uispensa- will bo admitted as a truth applicable alike to individuals and to nations, lluit it is only iu the use of those means which are sanctioned by the law of Christ that we enn expect the Divine bless ing upon our efforts. When these means are ex hausted, it becomes man, as a dependant being, to coin di it all results unto God a trust which will never be confounded. Can it then be that war, with all its attendant misery and crime, is a means the employment of which is sanctioned by Christianity? We unreser vedly make our appeal to those inspired records, which, as Christians, we all profess to accept as a revelation from Heaven. True it is that in the Old Testament wo find not only war, out retaliation also, permitted, and, under certain circumstances, even command. As regards the command, wc pre sume that no such commission to wage war against the Lord's enemies, as that given to his chosen pcoplo formerly, is pretended, or oven expected now. And in icgard to the permission, it is suffi cient to say, that the provisions of the Old Cove nant, as to the return of evil for evil, like those bearing upon the conjugal relation, are expressly contrasted by our Lord himself with his own pre cepts, for the purpose of showing that that which, iu both these cases, was allowed to them of old time, bv reason of the hardness of their hearts, is prohibited by the higher and holier morality of the New Covenant. To the Gospel standard, therefore, whether exhibited by prophecy, or nioro fully de veloped by Christ himself nnd his Apostles, must his professed disciples resort for their practical guidance. In the face then of all the glorious an ticipations of prophecy in regard to the peaceable reign of the Messiah, and of the deep significance of that name by which He is called "The Frince of Pjace :" in the face of tho annunciation of the Heavenly Host which sharacterized tho new dis pensation, as that wnictt was to Dring -uiory to God in the highest, on earth peace, good will to wards men;" in the face of the express commands of our Redeemer biinsclt, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them that despitefully use you nnd persecute you ;" who will venture to say that Christianity affords any authority or justifi cation for war? And not alone by precept, but bv his example also, has our Lord nnd Saviour emphatically taught us the lesson of forgiveness, forbearance, and love. How touching is bis prayer for his bitterest ene mies 1 How wondrous the forbearance of Him who said, "Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Father, and He shall presently give me more than twelve legions of angels 1" What power miirht he not have commanded, and that not in any doubtful controversy, but in the vindication of eternal Right! yet he used it not: a forbearance, eiarcised not merely with a view to the nccom plishmeut of that most precious sacrifice w hich IIh made of himself for our sins: but also, as we learu from the testimony of the Apostle Peter, in reference to this very subject, as a holy example fur our imitation, an example of abstinence from all self-defensive violence, even in the best of causes. " For Christ also suffered for us, leaving i.s an example that we should follow his steps; who when he was reviled, roviled not again when he suffered he threatened not, but committed himself to Him thatjudgeth rigbtoously." Now. although it may be admittod that the pre cepts and example of our Lord have a primary ref erence to tho conduct of individuals, they can surelv be no loss binding upon a nation professing allegfance to Christ the supreme Ruler, than upon the individuals of whom it is composed. Let us never forget the authority of Him who has thus khnwn unto man what is good. Let us never for got that the Gospel is not a transitory but an obid ing dispensation ; that it is the dispensation under which we are now actually living; ana that these blessed principles are among its most glorious and must essential characteristics. To affirm that they arc impracticable, or not to be practised, is to set at naugnt their supreme nuthority.and to put dis honor upon their Divino Author. To postpone tbeir application until all shall act upon them is, in scarcely a less degree, to deny his present au thority, and involves the practical contradiction of supposing Ho has prescribed a scries of duties for things in which the occasion for their exercise shall have ceased to exist. It is now in this still tossed nnd tempted world, that the Christian is called upon to act out these lessons. It is now that he is bound to prove his allegiance to his Divine Master, and. so far as bis influence may extend, to promote the spreading of His kingdom upon the earth. That kingdom is one of righteousness ' and poace " and all who adopt tho petition, " Thy kingdom come," at once confess the duty of their preseut subjection to it, and pray for its universal estab lishment. With such precepts, nnd such an example, what have Christians to do with the moral or political standards of Greece oi Rome ; nations which, with all their intellectual refinement, knew not the Gos pel of Christ. Yet must it net be confessed that it is from sources such as these that the maxims of the military code, and the prevailing ideas of glory in connection with successful bloodshed, are principally drawn ? And what are the effects of this heathen standard on the practice of the profes sed followors of the Lord Jesus ? Without carry ing our thoughts back to the miseries of past times, if we turn to the aTecting details of the war in which our country is now engaged, and contem plate the vast amount of physical and moral suffer ing inflicted on the dying and wounded, and on innocent widows and children; when we see pro ' fessed Christians of one nation engaged in deadly conflict with their fellow-Christians of another na- tion, in the presence of the Infinite ; and above all when we think of the thousands of immortal beings believers and unbelievers, hurried into eternity, many of them, we must fear, altogether unprepar- ... . . j . r r 1 4 to meet me ngnieous juugineni ui uuu, can we believe that these things, at which humanity shud ders, brinz no dishonor on on the religion of Je- . sus, or tnai nicy are not ocensive in me signi oi llini whose name is love, who hath made of one blood all nations of men, and on whose authority wa learn the value of a single immortal soul? Can any prospects of temporal good, either to ourselves 'or others, compensate for such evils? If these thinirs were felt as we think that they ought to be fc.lt imt as a calamity only, but as a national sin, we believe that it would be the means of paving the way for their early termination. T members of the government of our be tnmit nvrein. then, in the first place, would we Address our earnest but respectful appeal, implor ing them t ) Use every Christian effort for the res toration of peace. We are not insensible to the tiffi..,ili nf thfcir oosition. in this momentous cri- sis, In having to deal with a powerful enemy, and . at the same time U item the mighty irent of '.martial etoltemeot In the pumiciuinq, or iu satis fy its exaggerated cxpeotations with reference to -(the war iuelf. and to the results to be obtained by It let we believe that trust in God, combined with bumbliug views of our national sins, and a tempera'e estimate of our own position, even when convinced that wo have clenily the right on our side, will bo found at all times, and especially in the present peculiar ana trvinir circumstances oi the country, tho best preparation for obtaining peace. We implore our senators, now assembling in both houses of parliament for the avowed purpose of aiding the vigorous prosecution of the war, to romomher that that which is morally or re ligiously wrong cannot bo politically right) that the non reeoenition of tho peaceable doctrines and- precepts of the Gospel by the nation which is op posed to us a nation too, intellectually and spirit ually, far less enlightened than our own, consti tutes no valid plea for our violation of them ; and that parliament may more truly servo the country by promoting tempnrate counsels, nnd wiso and conciliatory ncgocintions, than by urging forward a war which has already peen so fearlully destrnc' live of British life and treasure, and which threat ens in its progress to involve the whole of Europe in one wide-spread conflagration. We appeal to all who possess power or influence whether ny their secular or thoir religi ous position, nnd especially to those who are look ed up to as Ministers of the Gospel of 1'caco, to use that authority and influence of which they are stewards, not In stirring up the martini spirit ot tho nation, or in nervine the arm of war, but in promoting pence on earth and good men, even towards their enemies n-;il n-rH We appeal as Christians to our fellow Christians as Englishmen to our fellow eountrym.n of every class: we implore them to view their present posi tion and duties calmly and temperntcly, not under the impulse of vindictive excitement, but with tha practical wisdom which recognizes it as a political not less than a religious trulh, that rightnousnoss exalteth a nation, nnd with thatfar-sightod patriot ism which comprehends within its scope the moral not less than the material, the future as well as the present welfaro of cur country, and the still more enduring interests of eternity. We pray tho Almighty Father of tho Universe to breathe the spirit of reconciliation into the hearts of his contending children, British, French, Turk ish, nnd Russian, and guide them to the promotion of their mutual well-being in conforming them selves to His universal law of love. Given forth by a meeting representing the Soci ety of Friends in Great Brituin, held in London, this Cth day of Twelfth Month, 1854, and signed in and oil behalf thereof by ROBERT FORSTER, Clerk. From the Evening Post. MY VISITOR. BY THOMAS G. HARRISSON. Sweet spirit of light, thou art with mo to-night ; How cam'st thou so close to my bed ? I feel thou art nearer, covh thought makes thee dearer, But thy beauty unnerves me with dread. May I speak to thee low, like the falling of snow, So softly, so slowly, so cold ; I will seem nil ice, I will so chill my voice, Though a volcano burns in my soul, 0, my cowardly heart, that doth wildly upstart, As thy soft rustling wings move in play ; I feel thou art weeping, although I am sleeping Dewy tears sprinkle from them like spray. I was down on the shore, where the wild breakers roar, And the sea-gull shrieks loud in his flight. And there on the wave, like a form from tho grave, Thou wcrt with me, as thou nrt to night. For thy sake I will strive, like the bee in its hive, j Awe shoots from tbine eyes, like the fire that flies Where darkly tho thunder-clouds roll ; let thou nightly dost come (o my sad, lonely room. To be good like thec, up in the sky ; And thou must not upbraid, for thou know'ut I'm afraid, I Of the seraph that lives in thine eye. With those eyes locking into my soul. I am nevor without thee, I feel thee about me, Still calming my slumbors and making them light, And oft there is stealing around me a feeling, That abashes the terrible silence of night. Thou know est I love thee, although far above me In thy home amongst amaranth bowers. Thou liv'st not as I do, thou woo'st not ns I woo, Thou smilest and pressed thy lips to the flowers. Come, smile on me sweetly, gently, come kiss my soul For I love thy sweet innocense better than gold ; Come toach me to greet thee, with smiles when I meet theo, And I'll love thee the more when the sky is unrolled. JUST AND EQUAL RIGHTS OF WOMAN. HEARING BEFORE THE ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE. SATURDAY EVENING, Feb. 17, 1855. The Select Committee of the Assembly, to whom was referred the petition for Woman's Rights, con sisting of Messrs. Riekerson, Wells, Rider, Baker, Stanton, Lourie, J. Bonnet and Aitken, granted a hearing to the petitioners, who were represented by the Rev. Antoinette L. Brown, Miss Susan B. An thony, and Mrs. Ernestine L. Rose, in tho Assem bly Chamber, Saturday evening. Mr. llickcrson, the Chairman of the Select Com mittee, first introduced to the meeting the Rev. An toinette L. lirown, who opened by saying that it was probably understood that they claimed equal , . . i i .i i . . ( llglllO Willi UlOil, UIIU, IU IL'UUU UlUbB TlglllH, IUCJ demanded the right of suffrage. She said, ever, in the history of the world, had woman been denied her rights been the subordinate in all govern ments. Man was first created physically the stronger, which accounts for his always ruling. ... t . J L . t M 1 f 1 1 . , woman s maiernny ana ner vnuuren nnu kept per under that rule. She did not believe woman would ever equal man physically, but could not concede from this any necessity for a deprivation of her rights. She alluded to the first condition, in re mote ages, of owned and oirner, and the causes that led to the change to protector and protected. This theory, she claimed, must be considered that of the onene of the male and female. And she only desired that either should represent that one that both should be upon the same footing. Man, said she, cannot represent woman, unless they are essentially alike ; and, if they are alike, she can as well represent him as he, represent her. Why, she asked, if they were alike, could not man, for awhile, be relieved of the burden and responsi bility gf making the laws? And, if it was a priv ilege, should not they share that privilege? But she denied that man and woman were suffi ciently alike to be represented one by the other. The laws look upon woman as a suhordinato, ana under them, man has rights that she docs not pos sess. she would not institute a comparison bo- tween man nnd woman. As well, said she, may you ask, " Which is the largest a railroad or a steamboat ? Which the longest a day in June, or a boa constrictor ?" Ac. Men and women would not bear a comparison ; they were essentially unlike. There were rights common to humanity; these, woman oould not, unrepresented, secure or entoy, An unrepresented party in any Government, is always a dependent To prove this, she cited the conditional Ireland and Scotland contrasted. The one idea of the law is, that woman is to own nothing to have but a support. She does not get the common right to own property, because unrep resented. - She then referred to woman as a criminal, and asked if she eould have justice done her while she was not tried by her peor. No man was a peer of woman. Women never had been jurymen, hither, aid she, take back the principle thai man has a right to trial by his peois, or grant woman the same : or, at least, ie envn o incu Dy a jury oi the race men and women together. Man could not, from his different position, understand the temptations to which woman niigiu ne exposed. Man can lalxir and lie honored. ot so woman. She pictured faithfully the temptations to woman to commit sins In order te retain her social position, that might exist, and claimed that man was inca pable of appreciating porfoctly all these things. Of our laws, she said they containod not one wo- mnnlv plttfncnt. They were hence incapable of judging mattore of difference between '.no two. in uiiinrences levwecn a marriod pair, woman is compelled tocomeboforc tho mi.sculine court, and there lay bare her femi nine soul, and before a court that cannot understand her nature. Sho will rathor suffer in silence than thus reveal herself. Since the matrimonial rela tions exist between man and woman, lot mnn nnd woman make Unlaw regulating that union,-and regulating divorce. 1 he justice ol t ns was to her very apparent, and she could not but fcplthatit u-nubi I m granted. Miss B. then proceeded to diStuss the injustice of property-luxation without representation, and claimed that woman's moral naturo, too, must sub mit to bo taxod by certain lnws, in which it was unrepresented. In the license-laws sho is taxed morally, and not reprcsenica. uovernmenis are SaiU HI UCrnC UIU1I UH 1'nria ,mv uouni of the governed. If that was true, wo had not in our Government just powers, for the consont of the i I iroverned was not granted - . '' , 11 Ui. l. hat good reason, sue asKou, eouin do urgei to granting woman nt once her right of suffrage? Suppose her rights were now granted her, they could not be retained unless sho was tcpresented in the Government nnd at the ballot-box. A few years ago this subject was ridiculed ; now it was attracting serious attention, and the very first jrinoiples of right give to woman the light of suffrage in common with man. No matter, she said, whether woman claimed tho right nnd desired to exercise it pr not, it was hers by right, by rea son of her humanity. Suppose but one woman demands her rights, must she wait till all the rest demand the same? But, she said, there were hundreds of thousands in the State who desired the right of suffrage. The objections urged to this were, first, that woman did not desire political privileges. If you have perfect faith, said she, that it is in consistent with her naturo to vote, don't show your want of contidenco in her naturo by declaring she shall not vote. Permit her to determine whether she desires it or not. Do not cast contempt into her face nnd that of her God, by attempting to leg islnie as to her nature. Woman ought not to be tempted to enter tho political held, by tolling her sho shaii not. Let her prove whether sho have tho right talent cr not whether she isadaptcd to pub lic life or not. Let this question be determined by trial once, and it will be forever settled. Another objection urged wns, that public life is coarse and gross, she did not like to say, a low life, but pcoplo talked ns if it was. If this were indeed so, sho thought woman ought to be permitted to seek to improve, to refine the character of the po litical world. Sho thought it the very argument for giving woman access to tho ballot-box, that it was a coarse and low field that needed improving. Sho did did not claim that woman wns more holy than man, but that the effect of tho ono upon the other was beneficial, restraining nnd harmonizing. It was this effect that wls wanted everywhere, even perhnps in so grave a hall as this. The womanly presence sho would extend every where that hunii.n etlort in put forth She alluded to the remarks of an cx-Scnntor of, the danger of our democracy going back to a mon archy, and claimed that it could only be diminished by enlarging our democracy ; cniier woman must bo made free ns ninn is, or wc shall go back to monarchy. We may have another monarchy, and i then out of it a greater republic, where nil the peo- pie snail try tne experiment oi sen-government. Come it must. The application of equal rights to woman are Been: let them then. bo granted, and throw down all restraints. Tho State that firRt I grants her equality will be blessed. At least give ! her n reason ithu she should not irovcrn nnd rcpre- I sent herself. Wherever man can yo, and be trve to mannooa woman ., ami oc , t . . , ... , , , h j it an(1 1 ... ' -I.- A .. ron oais, nioucn in uie iiirnai-u oi iuw, hi v j.ui in round her; yet, when her spirit rouses within her, and she feels that she has a mission to perforin, these barriers will fall down bclore her. If women were worthy to net in Government, they would suun bo permitted to net in it; but make her worthy by giving her the motive. She felt sure of ultimate results, nnd only asked for help now, that the world might be better now. Woman asks justice, and that justice will bo es teemed by her a favor. She feels that she has n mission to perforin ; and if you see tho justice of her claims, that they are in accordance with the law of God, "what ye would men should do to you, do yo even so to them," givo her this, give her iu:4ice. Airs. Ernestine J.. Jloso tollowcd, alluding nrst to the fundamental principle of our Revolutionary , fathers, that "all men nrereated equal," and said". that under that principle, all that woman asked had been granted already. She only asked in fact what is grunted m theory tho right ot life, libor- ty, nnd the pursuit of happiness. V ill any one say woman is not included in that glorious Decla ration ? That principle required no sex, for it was based upon humanity and mind, and they knew no sex. Happiness nnd misery, lile and death, recog nize no sex. In nil the essentials of human Iifo, woman is like man. Where the dividing line be gins or ends, we need not sock to know. Her cl'iims nre based above these,' and she claims nothing she ought not to possess, and she ought to tako no less, lor principle knows no compromise, She repented the idea, that without the right to the elective franchise, woman was not secure in the possession of any of her lights ; and replied to the objections urged to it. She thought it time that woman helped man in securing peace and quiet at the bnliot-box It was urged that woman, with political rights. would neglect her family. She replied that she would know hotter her dutios to tier lamily, and would the better discharge them. It was asked why, when woman wns represented by her father, brother, and son, she would seek to represent her self. The question was worthy of consideration, but she claimed that even if not wronged by their representation, self-representation would be her right, lint facts were stubborn things, and she could cite tacts to show nor position. ... The Btntute bonks say "he and "his" and in but few instances, "she" and "hers." It is said, "husband nnd wife are one;" avo said she, but that one is the husband. She wished they were truly one; if so, there would be far loss reason tor the claims she urged, w hen woman marries, in almost every sense she dies, lezallv If she commits crime in the presence of her hus band, he is held responsible. The Iaws make no distinction between man ana man, but between man and woman. Sho is on our statute books classed with children and idiots. The distinction should be between good men and bad men, between right and wrong, not between sexes. Mrs. R. noticed in detail the laws of our land dwelling upon the property features of existing laws respecting women. .-?ne auuucd to the legal right possesssed by the husband to take the earn ing of his wife and spend for liquor. The hus band has entire controll over her, and all business must be transacted in his name, let his character be ever so bad. She desired that woman be al lowed to control her own earnings when the hus band did not provide. It was just, that the laws pertaining to co-partnership be applied to hus bands and wives. The right of the husband to bind out the children without the consent of the mother, was a gross injustice to woman. She claimed equal rights for the mother in this particular, and urged the passage of a law upon these subjects now before the Legislature. Woman was a piece of property, belonging to father, guardian, or husband, transferred from one to the other her feelings harrassed from the era die to the grave. And oppressions inflicted upon woman must fall back upon man. Her place was to lay the foundation for the after-character of her child, and upon that child would be visited the effects of the mother s position and treatment, Human right and human freedom were necessary .i i,. i. i ,. iq tne cnuoonng oi any numan pcing. xuc claim of woman ia not for herself alone ; it is for sooiety nt large. . . . . . Air. 1(. dented that to man alone boiongoa tne head, and to woman tho heart, claiming that both head and heart wero necessary for a human being, nnd that the figure of speech ought not to be the bnsis of our laws. Woman ncvor had the chance to prove what she might bo. Insult is added to oppression when man says her capacity is unequal to his. It is yet to be seen, under a more favorable state of things, what her capacity is. When woman has her full rights in forming and executing laws, her rights to property and her offspring, then will there be a union of the intellet and tho sentiment in man and woman, and her real capacity can be truly estimntod. cue pruicsiuu HiniiiiBi mu mjuniicv ui m; iwwb that give tho wile only the uso of one-third of tho property at the death of tho husband, but upon her death, gives him all. And also against tho implication, from that law, that the mother had not a heart for her children' wants as the father had. ! She did not desire much legislation we had too much already; but only that laws be just and equal. Right always rewards itself, and wrong punishes itself. After the closo of her remarks, members of the committee, and individuals in the audience, sent up quite a number of questions respecting the effect of granting to woman the elective franchise which Airs. Rose answered, in a characteristic manner, and greatly to tho entertainment of the audience. In answer to the question, whether, by entering public life, woman would not be degraded instead of man elevated MiBs Brown remarked that when equals and uncquals meet, the higher is brought down; but when they meet as equals, there is no such thing as evil resulting. She said there were yet no type-men and no type-women ; she hoped not to elevate man to the standard of woman, but greatly above the present position of either sex. 4. he lnlluence ot the sexes upon each other is always good when they meet as equals. After continuing this exercise until 11 o'clock, the large company in Attendance dispersed. THE DIAMOND LIGHT OF SYLVIC OIL. In the heading of this article wo give the name of a new kind of light for lamps, and of the oil from which it is obtained, the method of using which wns perfected only a few days since. It is rosin-oil, obtained by a peculiar procoss of distillation from the hard residuum ot turpentine. Until hitclv vast nuantitics of rosin were thrown awav ns worthless. Ditches were filled with it, in North Carolina, where pino forests cover immense tracts ot country ; it wns used to make hard paths, and to form a pavement for wharves. For about four years, Messrs. Lcavitt, Wadswnrth & Com pany, tho inventors of tho diamond light, have been engaged in making from it, by distillation, a kind of nil which, being mixed with animal oil, was extensively used for lubricating machinery, for pninting, for oiling hides in tanning and wool in the clothiers' shops. In consequcuce, however, of the quantity of smoke which it gave out, it was found impossible to burn in any of the lamps in common use. When in a flame it threw out vol umes of smoke like a pine torch, and filled the air with flakes of lamp-black A further improvement in the process by which this oil is obtained, the contrivance of a lamp of peculiar construction, has, within a short time past, enabled tho firm, who now offer this oil for sale, to burn it without smoke, and with a beautiful nnd hrillinnt lii-ht. Thev cull the newlv invented oil the "eyh-ic oil," nnd the light obtained from it they name tho "diamond light." It is a fine white light, 0f perfect steadiness, in which rospect it has the advantage of gas. For both the oil and the lamp in which it is bnrned they have taken out a patent, and nre now engnged in the nttcmpt to bring them into general uso. In this they have the most flattering prospect ot success, We have had the opportunity of useing this light nud und it easily managed, in the lamp which Messrs. Lcevitt.W adswortliAComnanv have invent ed for tho purpose. It is perfectly safe, there being no dancer of explosion or sudden combustion. Dip a lighted wisp ot paper into it, nnd tho name instantly extinguished. Neither is it subject, ike sperm oil, to becomo gradually fainter and fainter by the clogging of the wick, and thus, at length, to expire. Une ot the lamps once tilled, will burn ten or twelve hours without trimming or being replenished a socond time. It gives n light t equal to that of six sperm candles burning togetl: er. The oil is sold for fifty cents a gallon, so that tho light is obtained for about half a cent an hour, a light ns chenp ns that of pine-knots in North Carolina. The lamps resemble gas in one respect they are stationary, and do not bear to be carried about. In respect to brilliancy, the diamond light is only inferior to that of gas in steadiness it has the ad vantage over that of gas in safety it is equal to the light obtained trom sperm oil, nnd in cheapness it takes the prcedence of any mode of lighting dwellings that we ever heard of. There is nothing complicated, or which one mny not easily learn, in the management ot the lamp. iv. i. Evening Post. THE SUN. Sir David Brewster makes the following remarks relntivo to tho structure of the sun : "So strong has been the belief that the sun cannot be a habit able world, that a sciontifio gentlemen was pro nounced by his medical attendant to be insnne be cause he had sent a paper to the Royal Society, in which he maintained that the light ot the sun pro coeds from a dense and universal aurora which may afford ample light to the inhabitants of the surface beneath, and yet be at such a distance aloft as not to annoy them ;' that 'there may be water end dry land there, hills and dales, rain and fair weather, and 'that, as the light and the seasons must be eternal,' the 'sun may easily be conceived to be by far the most blissfull habitation of the whole system.' 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