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THE PLYMOUTH PILOT.
Is published every Wednesday, by!
JOHN Q. HOWELL.
-1 Plymouth, Marshall County Indiana.
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take a piper or pe.nlical from the otli:e, or
removing aul leiv.iu it uncullel ;or, is prima
facie evideuce of iutcutional trau I.
A Jlotlicr's Love.
I have stoo l beside the mother when
tlie terrifying intelligence of her infant's
death was announced to her, diid she
bent over its iifeles form und wipe i
away th cold Jcth dnno af
fection as she gaZed ujun its glassy,
m tiouless eye sunk beneath its hilf
closed lid mnl its graceful limbs Imd
and stiffened by the touch of death. I
have listened to her stifled shriek, and
seen her turn awiiy from this lust rem
nant of mortality, a ione, desolate, and
heart-stricken being.
From the first moment of that infant's
existence her heart strings had been
twining around it. until every holy feel
ing thai a mothers' love knows every
cherished idea of purity and virtue and
innocence were centered upon it, so that
in its death she heard tlie knell of all
her hopes, of all her bright visions of the
future. The hope that he was to soothe
her sorrow in after years by his filial love,
was crushed, the cherished expectation
that he would watch by her bed-side ai
the hour of her departure to close her
achiug eyes, to whisper her farewell.
"To breathe a deep s.gh to winds that mur
mur low,
And think on a.l htr love and all her wo,"
ws swept away, and she was left, bereft
of solace, and sadly convinced that her
hopes were 'as the baseless fabric of a
vision.' Oh! who can measure the extent
of a mother's deep and sacred love for
her offspring! It cannot know change! j
It gushes forth in its holy power as she
watches the couch, of slumbering inno
cence; it lives ia freshness and beautv
when her child has assumed tlie stations
and duties of manhood; au I when lime
wrinkles the features and palsies the
hand, it ebbs not! her last prayer is lhat
?i:!J-45,'TeIstM!; her last look
0f cuderrie.s is for him aloue!
x Starting in the World.
jinjran unwise parent labors hard and
liver5 PJ,,Jkly all his life, for the pur
p0f? of leaving enough to give his chil
(r(n a start in the world, as it is culled.
Uing a young man afl at with money
jeft him by his relatives, is like tying
ladders uuJer him h; loss bis blad
ders an I he goes to the bottom. Teach
mm to -wiin.and he will n r r need the
bladders. (live your child a sound tduua
tion,andyou have done weil fur him. See
to it that his morals are pure, his mind
well cultivated, and his whole nature
made subservient to the laws which gov
ern man, and you have what will be of
more value than the wealth of the lu
dies. You may have given him a start
which no misloriune can drp.ive him
of. The earlier von teach him , .1 !
upon his own resources, the belter.
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A returned California dog has made his
appearance at his old nome in Burlington
Iowa. He was left a the mines by his
mister, but by some means has worked
his parage back. Like a good many
other bipeds, he. brought nothing back
but bone. Prairie Chieftain.
3POSTSY.
RETURN OF SPRING.
Dear as the dove, whose wafting wing
The green leaf ransomed from the main,
Thy peüial glow, returning Spring,
Conies to oar shores again;
For tij.i hist been a wanderer Ion,
On n:ar.y a fair and foreigÄ strand,
In halm and beauty, sun and song.
Passing from land to land.
Thou I-rimr'st the blossoms to the bee,
To earth a robe of enter ill dye.
The leaflet to the naked tree.
And ruinbo'vin the sky;
I f el ,ny I'est benign control
The pulses if my youth restore;
Opiuiiiv' the springof sense and soul,
To live anl joy once more.
1 will not people thy green bowers.
With sorrow's pale and spectre band;
Or blend with hine the fa-led flowers
Of memory's distant land,
For thou wert surely never given
To wake regret from pleasures gone;
But like an angel sent from Heaven,
To sooiho creation's groan.
Then, wiiile tho groves thy garlands twine,
Thy spirit breathes in flower and tree.
My heart shall kindle at thy shrine,
And worship (Jod in thee;
And in some calm, sequestered spot.
While listening to thy choral strain.
Past griefs shall be awhile torgot,
And pleasures bloom again.
A TALE OF 1812.
A SPY IN THE CAMP. '
In tlie war o 1812, the volunteers of
the St.te of Awnsvlvania nrornotlv
oh y 'l tl;e authorities, vKr a .aiV av,;s
nsn upon tlpm for tlieir setvices t a
ln I our shores from invasion. The sane
spirit lht urg-d every true-hearted
Am ric dii to abandon his domestic cir
de and Iiis daily business, and girdle on
the sword or shoulder the musket, still
onim tes the bosoms of the present gen
eration. At the first tan of the drum
a
thousands started up. ready and anxious
for any emergency, either to repel an ag
gression, or to chastise an insolent fe.
Many sacrifices, no doubt, would be
willingly made of personal comfort and
of pecuniary profit; but if in the hour
ol need, personal sacrifices weigh not a
leather with the American, as the nast
and the present strongly exemplifies.
Anmng the many companies in this
city, whose services were accepted du
ring the last war, there was one com nos
ed entirely of gentlenen and merchants
of Philadelphia, under the command of
Captain J!o-c a fine spirited gentleman,
wnose memory is cherished by a larae
circle of former companions in arms
and hssooiales in business. It was a
ircop of horse, called the Fist Citv
Troop a corps established, during the
revolution, an I winch still preserves tfce
flag borne upon the fields of Princeton
and Trenton. The writer of this sketch
was a member of that troop many years.
and he well remembers the sensation of
pride when gazing upon that war-worn
trophy; and no doubt the same sentations
throb the breasts of the youthful mem
bers, when tlie sacred banner is unfurled.
During the war, this fine corps, ad
mirably equipped and well mounted, act
ed as videttes between the Chesapeake
Pay, and the scene of strife, and the
trooj'sof Gen. Cadwallader. They were
posted at the head of E'.k, at a place
called Mount Ball, a very exposed sta
tion, wirhin a view of the British fleet
which then infested the waters of the
Chesapeake.
Upon one occasion, on Saturday, after
the troop had been mustered and gone
through th"ir drill the. horses wre
picketed an I the regular oiler of mili
tary drill was being performed a stran
ger in the garb of a countryman, was
seated nn a rail, knocking his heels
against the fence, apparently a careless
spectator of the various scenes before
him., when, being observed by Rose, he
addressed him with the inquiry, 'who he
was, and what be wanted. The stranger,
with a remarkable tone, and many ex-
. pressions peculiar to the genuine Yan-
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kee nül. oft so far uth replied
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that he lived hard by; and wanted to see
the surgeon of the trocp.as he had a black
boy with him, who he was fearful hud
the small pox, and before he took him
among his other hands, he wanted to b
certain of it. Capt. Rose, after scruti
nizing the man for a moment or 60, re
plied that th. re was no surgeon attached
to his troop, but plenty of first rate doc
tors, whose patients were suffering in
Philadelphia for the want of their ser
vices, and pointed out one of these gen
tlemen, at that moment busily engaged
in cleaning off his charger.
Doctor, drop your curry-comb, unl
come here a moment here's a patient for
you.'
The doctor promptly obeyed the sum
mons, and in company with Mr. S ,
commenced making a professional exam
ination of the boy, which resulted in a
very satisfactory declaration that there
was no symptoms of the fatal dis.-asc
spoken of, it being a common rash o v
ing to the. season. The farmer appear'
highly delighted, all sorts of remunera
tion in the shape of chickens, ducks,
geese, &c, were offered if they would
visit him. The sun was at that moment
sinking behind the horizon, and the long
shailows indicated the near approach of
night. After gazing a moment at the
waters of the bay and his little punt or
dug out 'See here, gentlemen it's a
long row to my place, with the iJ
against me I suppose I must stay here
till morning.
Oh certainly, old fellow, replied the
Doctor, and Mr. S., come to our quar
ters we are going to tap a small basket
of champaigne, sent to us by our friends
in Philadelphia, and if you never tasted
that beverage, you have the chance of
a first rate liquid, which by Jupiter and
the roaring boys, was called Nectar."
The far-nr followed them, aud they
were soon, at work, popping off corks,
and imbibing the sparkling liquid, which
he of the punt declared to be the real
stuff, and no mistake. A dead set was
made upon the man of the chickens, but
his head appeared tobe proof against the
most violent assaults.drawing forth, how
ever some qualities of which his figure
had given no evidence. He sung admi-
I rable songs, in which sailors and saucy
tars were the heroes, whieh so captivated
our troopers, that th?y made him repeat
them over and thus passed convivially
the better parr of the night, when they
fell to sleep without any preparations of
the toilet, except doffing the belt and
casque.
In the morning, the stranger, now be
come familiar with his friends of the last
j nights convivial party, loitered about the
.out, iiTiojt wtii.tii.ifi-ji7..fcfr.1'
ed the parade, and after drill even assist
ed the doctor and his friend Mr. S. to
rub and curry their horses. Towards
night-fall he departed with his negro,
and after a time his little boat slowly re
ceded upon the waters, turned a point,
and was lost to view. Som? time after
the troops were recalled to Philadelphia,
and were there discharged. The enemy
after their attack on Baltimore, with
drew all tlieir forces from the waters of
the Chesepeake, to concentrate upon
New Orleans, where they received a ter
rible chastisement for their robberies up
on the defenceless inhabitants of the
bays and creeks of Maryland and Virgin
ia. Dr. II . and Mr. S , th"
two gents spoken of as the entertainers
of the Susquehanna farmer, in ide a voy
age to Gibralter in a fine vessel, as su
percargoej, and upon their return to the
United States with fair prospects of real
izing a handsome profit, were overhaul
ed by the Southampton frigate, and cap
tured. They were both transferred to
the decks of the British man-of-war, and
whilst seate I apart upon a gun carriage,
bemoaning their ill luck and wondering
what would be done with them, thtir at
tention was drawn to the officer of the
deck, who had stopped before them once
or twice anil examined them with great
attention. As he passed them again he
was heard to mutter some words which
were very familiar to our ftiends.
"Threes about, troop right dress wheel
in line, march.'
'Why, II ,' said Mr. S . do you
hear that fellow curse me if he is not
going through a troop drill. He must
be a horse marine.'
At that moment, the officer stepped
up to them, and after gazing at them a
few moments with a comical expression,
said: 'Gents, you have got into a fix.'
'Yes, Sir,' replied the Doctor 'your
assertion is very self-evident, and what
is worse, we see no way of getting out
of it.
You are from Philadelphia, hey? you
have a fine troop of horses, called the
'First City Troop,' par excellence com
manded byCharles Boss.'
Our friends made, no reply to tliis,
wondering the while how a lieutenant on
board His Majesty's ship should know
anything about these old troops. And
further he continued, you have some
good fellows in that troop, who know
how to crack a bot'le of charnpigne, and
tell whether a black boy has got the
small pox or not.' The last observation
quickly recalled to both of them th in
cident above narrated, and starting to
their feet, they asked him how he knew
anything about this troop and that inci
dent of the black boy and champaigne.
The officer then coming up close to
them said, smilingly. 'Gentlemen. I
knew your faces the moment I Ret eyes
upon you; I was a spy in your camp for
' two days; I was second officer on board
the Endymon, under the command of Ad
miral Cockburn; disguised as you saw me
with that black boy, hired for the occa
sion, I visited your out posts, and it was
! I who spent such a jovial night with you
' on the shores of the Chesepeake. Now
le.'sseeifl cannot return the compli
ment. Come to my mess, and though
I have no champaigne, yet there is some-
thing in the locker to treat a clever fel
low with.'
They were treated whilst on board
! with the greatest kindness, and through
tht intercession of this officer were re
leased and shortly after returned to the
United States.
HARD OF Hi: AIUJtG.
A LOVE STOKY.
A Young Jonathan once courted
tlie
daughter of an old man that lived
down east, who professed to deaf but for
sooth; was more captious than limited in
hearing as the sequel will show.
It was a stormy night in the id's of
March, if I mistake not. when lightning,
and loud peals of thunder answered thun
der that Jonathan sat by the old man's
fireside, discussing with the old lady,
(his intended mother-in-law,) on the ex
pediency of asking the old man's permis
sion to marry Sal.' Jonathan resolved
to 'pop it' to the old man the next day.
Night passed, and by the dawn of anoth
er day, the old man was found in bis
barn-lot, feeding his pigs. Jonathan
rose from his bed early in the morning,
spied tlie old man feeding his pigs, and
resolved to ask him for Sal.
Scarce had a minute elapsed, after
Jonathan made his resolution, ere he bid
the old man 'good morning.' Now Jon
athan's heart beat; now he. scratched his
head, and ever and anon gave birth to a
pensive yawn. Jonathan declared he'd,
as lief take thirty-nine 'stripes' as to ask
the old man; 'but, said he aloud to him
self, 'however, here goes it, a faint heart
never won a fair girl,' and addressed the
old man thus:
I say, old man, I want to marry your
daughter
Old Man 'You want to borrow rry
halter. 1 would loan it to?you, Jona
than but my sou has Uken ilnnd poxjevC
to the mill.'
Jonathan Putting his month close to
the old man's ear, and speaking in a deaf
ening tone 'I've got five hundred
pounds of money!'
Old man Stepping bck as if greatly
alarmed, and exclaiming in a voice of
snrprise 'You have got five hundred
pounds of honey Jouathan? Vhy, it is
more than all the neighborhood has use
for.'
Jonathan not yet the victim of des
pair, and putting his mouth to the old
man's ear bawled out I've got gold.
Old Man 'So have I. Jonathan, and
ii is the worst cold I ever had in my life.1
So saying, he sneezed a 'wash up.
By this time the old lady came up,
and having observed Jonathan's unfortu
i.ate luck, she put her mouth close to the
fild man's ear, and screamed like a woun--'d
Yahoo-
'Daddy, I say Daddy you don't un
derstand; he wait's to marry our daugh
ter.' Old Man 'I told him our calf haller
was gone.'
Old Lady 'Why daddy, you don't un
derstand he's got gold he's rich!
Old Man 'He's got a cold and the
itch eh! What's he doing here with the
itch eh! So saying the old man aimed
a blow at Jonathan's head with a walk
ing cane but happily for Jonathan,- he
dodged it. Nor did the rage of the old
men stop at this, but with angry coun
tenance, he made 'after Jonathan, who
took to his heels: nor did Jonathan's luck
stop here, he had i.3t got out of the barn
yard, nor far from the old man, who run
him a close race, ere Jonathan stumped
hi toe and fell to the ground, and before
the old man could 'take up,' he stumbled
over Jonathan, and fell sprawling in a
mud hole. Jonathan sprung to his heels
and with the speed of John Gilpin, clear
ed himself. And poor Sal! she died a
;iun. Aevcr had 710 husband.
Tut Wild Woman. The Houston
Telegraph notices the capture of the wild 1
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woman of the Navida, relating to whom
so much has been published. It says:
A party of hunters who were out hun
ting deer accidentally came upon the
camp of this singular creature and captu
red her. She is an African negress who
fled to those wilds when the settlements
were deserted just after Fanuing's de
feat, and she has been wandering like an
ourang outang for a period of about fif
iein years.
Her food during that period has con
sisted of acorns, nuts, and other wild
fruits, with sue. 1 other food as she could
occasionally steal from the neighboring
settlements. She cannot poak English,
but converses freely with the Africans on
the neighboring plantations. Thus is
solved the mystery that has hitherto giv
en a romantic interest to the story of the
From Oregon.
Extract from a letter written by an
Orgon Emigrant from Cass County, I II 1 -
nois
It is much more pleasant for a farmer,
in Oregon to set in his house, and let his!
cattle roam about over the hills and plains j
and get fat in the winter season, without j
the least attendance from him; and if it 1
does rain a little, "than it is for a farmer!
in Illinois, -who has to work hard in sum
mer to make food for his cattle during
the winter, and then has to feed itont to
them in rains, snows, hail, &c. In short
Oregon, is a great country for the farrrr.
Everything that he raises brings a good
price, l wilt give you a lew examples;
of Oregon farmers, taken from the neigh- ; some of tlie Eastern States, that on the
borhood in which I arn now living, j sea shore they have iloated in winrowj
Jessee Looney has a farm of about six! OI1 tne sanc, having been driven into the
hundred and forty acres, w hich by the sea bv winds and drowned. They have
way is the size of all Oregon farm?, for' only made their appearance in this region
the law allows each man to claim thatjjnänv considerable quantities, within
much, and all hands are certain to claim; three or four years.
all they can hold. He has about 300 i The cedar or cherry bird, was first no
head of American cattle which are worth ; tired west cf the Gentsee river, in 1S'J3;
one hundred dollars per head. His lady .. anj nou- is so gx(ml a pest as to induce
has made this season, a thousand pounds; many to give up the cultivation of cher
of butter, for which she got one dollar 1 ries, especially if not in the wood,
per lb. He has id his granary about four j rj !ie gopher a species cf ground squir
thousand bushels of wheat; worth two : rel, with pouches on the outside cf it
dollars per bushel. Mr. Hamilton Camp-! cheeks to carry the dirt from its hole, is
bell, a gentleman formerly from Sping-j Very plenty in Missouri and Iowa: but
field, Illinos, has about three hundred j bas never crossed th? river into Illinois
head of horses, and about two thousand ; or Wisconsin. It only vorls at r.lght,
head of cattle; but stop says your rea- j burrowing in holes under ground sub
der. These men are not fair samples of j sisting upon the roots of the trees, grass
the farmers of Oregon. They are not the am vegetables. There are persons wh j
Strawns of the country. No, they orejjave suffered by their depredations for
not: Mr. Looney is about an average Or-j twenty years who have never been able
egon farmer. All the hands he employ- j to calci, or even see one of these nocturn
cd on his farm during the last three, years j aj depredators.
are himself and two sons, twelve and
sixteen years old. No farmer thinks of
hiring hands to work on his farm; labor
costs too much. Besides, he could not
get hands to work on his farm if he want
ed to, as
no man is fool enough to work;
for another, on a farm, when he can claim j sa(
a tract of land, and work for himself, j The Hessian fiy was introduced, it is
It takes less labor to make a living offof j supposed by the foreign mercenaries in
a farm in Oregon than in any country un- 1.777, on Long Island, from their baggage
der our government in my opinion. or jn tlC forage of their horses. It has
Stock requires no wintering here as in proved tlie greatest pest on this conti
the Stat-.?: as the grass found upon th .' Vjln perhaps the exceptiou -of the
Commons here is ample to keep sio.k i weevil. ! .
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- Washington monument.
The dimensions of the monument at
Washington, now in the course of con
struction at the national capital, areas!
follows: 1
The foundation was laid S feet below!
the surlace or the earth. When the ba
sis had been thus prepared, the first
course of marble commenced, consisting
of lame blocks, constituting thp mit;, In i
snrf.rp nf tl, .,,.,,., 1 t .. '
stnnp U .-nnti'mi .itT,: Tv .1 :
mensionsat the bottom, from outside to i &C" "s ,!l s,,mUesl vo,c
outside, are 55 feet; from which they are f b e. very mum to the annoyance
gradually to diminish to th. tool? feet ' tf tlie ilnce' . aml J!,e 's-?ra-c "f
from the ground, where, they will shrink ! !he 1 Dm.iue, hose voice by the
to 33 feet. The monument will be hoi- j "as ver; 8n' u :oae: . ,
low throughout; a square of 25 feet each ' IthaPPe'1 one Sabbath morning that
way being left from top to bottom, and j B.ets?' as more than usually de vout and
continuing of the same siza all the war j lcalatory. so noisy , in truth, tha. the
up. Its sides re 15 feet thick at the I ier could stand it no longer, and he
bottom, and gradually diminish in thick-! mrA'wd f0 "e ' lhe.w0la!0Ul
uess to 4 feet. Round this aperture, I ofchurcn.
within, there is to wind a stair, having! young bucks immediately a-
a hollow Land-rail of metal, containing j lCm,,le(1 .""f "t nc üorr.ine s wish
gas, vhkl, being let into burners from I esj ote ulak,"S U!ls-V ,b lhe ols and, thft
space to space, will supply the building olhet , b' thc he. ma( a
with an ample amount of light, niglu Src,at la','ien!' a"'1 strusslc'l violently.
and day. There are no window 01 open- a"t! as thev (,re lCr do lhe br?aJ a's!C
;,c e, ;n 4,n . she screamed at the top of her voice, -Oh.
ings of any sort, till near the top, w here
nrnhahltr thuro wiM K n lnnar.i rrii
view from this point will be of unequal-
ed magnificence. !
TTIio arc your Aristocrats.
TwPllll' VPiirc rtrtn tlile mio Im I -tio rö,l
, 1 11 ,i ..
that one made candles, another sold
cheese and butter, a fourth earripd on a i
.i::n... . ... -
uisiuirit, aiiuinci n ab a cumracior on
VlM.J V4I V t V IUV 1 Wlillil Ulli lilt
chanics. They are acquainted with both
rnnn c- ntliA
ends of society as their children w ill
bp ftfler lFiem tlini-rrli it ti-miKl unl ,1n ir. I
say so out loud. For often you shall 1
find that these toiling worms hatch but-!
terflies. and they live about a vear. i
Death brings divisions of property, and
ml
it brings new financiers; the old agent is
discharged: the vounir netitleiran takes
bis revenues, and begins to travelto-
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cjo
wards poverty, which he reaches be fore
death or his children do if he does not.
So that, in fact, though there is a sort of
monyed rank, it is not hereditary; it is
accessible to all; three good seasons of
cotton will send a generation of men up;
a score of years will bring them all
down, and send their children again to
labor. The father grubs and grows rich;
his children strut, and use the moner:
their children inherit their pride, and go
to shiftless poverty, their children re-in
vigorated by fresh, plebian blood, and by !
fhe smell of the clod, come up again. I
thus society, like a tree draws its sap
from the earth, change ii into leaves and
blossoms, spreads them abroad in great
glory, sheds them off to fall back to the
earth, again to mingle with the soil, and
at length to re-appear in new trees and j
frrsh girnttir. Hunt' Mrrrh. Msg.
Its but little more than forty years
since the fust crow crossed the Genesee
river westwards. They with the fox,
tlie lien? hawk, swallow and many other
birds' aridinsects, seem to follow in the
track of civilization.
The grain worm or weevil hegan it3
course of destruction in Vermont, about
the vear 1S25. and it progresses in the
course it takes from ten to fifteen mile:
a year. It has not reached West.ra
New York to any extent; but the destroy
er is on its march, and desolation will
fcUcw i' Uzzlis in tb?.2 reat
.Vtlüi
growing region
Rose bugs
has
ben so common in
The cut worm is of recent origin
The first time it was noticed as doing
much damage was during 1 61 G and 1917,
noted as the cold year, when the whole
northern country approached the very
brink
of famine. Thev are now univer-
C'hurcti Incident.
A few years since there dwelt in the
goodlv citv of Brunswick, N. J., a cer
i tain Betsev BAer, a vcrv devout, but at
the same time very nervous hysterical,
fidget ty old maiJ. Now Betsy was a
constant attendant of the Rtr. Dr.
Home's Church, and during the morning
prayer and in fact, at all periods of the
sermon, she was in the habit cf breaking
" t i n to cjacul a t ions,
such as 'Glory to
God! Come Lord Jesus.
Amen,' &c.
top
Lord God! I am
served worse
than mv
vior: He rode lhrouSh. theT s.rCelS f
-rusem upon ose as, out I nie upon
r wo.
i
The church was not in a very proper
, mood for devotion, and vv . believe ser-
vice was dispensed with tor the iore-
. , ' . , ,
1 noon. .-YS mr ire young c-uch, mri uu
not
show themselves
again
it that
I r! u
! innren.
l'oison in Kpss.
The editors of the Salem Gazette, in
publishing an account of the death of Mr.
ILett's children, says:
A friend on reading thc above slate-
ment, gives us the following extract from
a Cyclopedia: Th? while of an egg boil
ed hard in the. shell &nd suspended in the.
a5r afterwards, & liquid drop from it
l...it,i
which will dissolve myrrh, which is
J more than even water, oil, spirits, or ev
en fire itself can effect. A little putrid
white of an egg taken into the stomach,
occasions nausta, horror, fainting, dUr--rbea,
and gripes. It inflames the HI.,
excites heat, thirst, fever' and .disvolv-s
the humors like the pUuv--
The liquid that drops -.from' ti - t
boiled ttg is an oil and ft0n;oT?-ouii-can
be obtained by distillation. Any
putrid animal matter will cause nausea.
&c - es well as the putrid white of an
'gg. The white of an egg is composed
of albumen. There is one thine singU'
lar about albumen, x'u; 'nitric acid at 70
deg. disengages from it an abundance cf
azotic gas, and if the heat be increased.
prussic acid is formed, aftrr which car-
bonic acid and carburctud hydrogen are
cn - rl, Seitntilr Arritan.
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