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REPORT OF DISEASES, In the public and private Practice of one of the Physicians of the City Dis
pensary, from the 20th May, to the 20th June, 1807. Phtluisis Pulmonalis
4 and instinct a much more sure and Hæmoptysis .
2 certain director. Observe also, that Catarrhus
10 those animals more immediately under Cynanche Tonsillaris
2 tre direction of man, as horses, cows, Rheumatismus.
4 and other domesticated animals, are febris
3 much more subject to disease and Hypochondriasis
6 death than wild animals, or the same Dyspepsia
7 species in the wild state. Wben lett Paralysis.
4 to the direction of their natural inDiarrhea
15 stincts, they enjoy uninterrupted Amenorrhea
4 health; but, subjugated by the caMenorrhagia
5 price of man, they become partakers Leucorrhea
4 of his calamities. Hydrops
4 Man, again, in the most uncultiHlvsteria.
2 vated state, possesses, in a consideraHæmorrhois
3 ble degree, several of those advanIcterus
2 tages, which brute anitnals have over Asthma
In proportion as the human Morbi Cutanei
4 race are less civilized, they are more Morbi Intantiles
6 guided by instinct, and are therefore Asthenia.
16 proportionally strangers to the refined I N our last report, we noticed the pleasures, as well as the miseries to I frequency of disease and death, which their more cultivated brethren among the intants of mankind; and are subject. It is, indeed, the prothat these evils arose from their mis- vince of reason to correct and prevent management, or from a general over-, the impetuous action of our instincts sight, of all the laws and institutions and passions, and, as far as this is of Nature, in regard to their treat- done, man arrives, with respect to ment.
temporal things, at the utmost perfecThe inferior animals, incapable of tion of which his nature is capable. combining ideas, and drawing con- But, unhappily, froin the improper clusions; not favoured with the boast- use of those mental faculties which so ed reasoning power of man, but strikingly distinguish us from the infe. wholly guided by the dictates of pure rior animals, we frequently observe instinct, seldom, if ever, deviate from the most capricious deviations from the laws and institutions of Nature, the laws and institutions of Nature, They vary not in their modes of life. to wbich the uninformed savage, and They never einploy, except from the the irrational animal, would most most urgent necessity, any species of rigidly adhere. It toilows, therefore, tooil but what is consonant to their that in a considerable part of the ordinature; and in their general habits of nary conduct of life, instinct is a lite, they never pursue courses inju- guide, upon whose direction, we can rious to that constitution which Na- with much more safety rely, than on ture has be towed upon them. They that of reason; and that inuch advanare, therefore, strangers to many of tage may be lerived, from an accuthose diseases and calamities existing rate knowledge of our own instincts, among mankind, which evidently as well as those of the inferior animals. owe their origin to deviations froin Were it possible to ascertain with the laws and institutions of Nature. certainty what are indeed the natural
Thus, in the general economy of instincts of man, we should, as far as life, season is a trail and erring guide, these yo, be possessed of an unerring guide. But, among civilized nations, are only to be found pure and undeeducation has, in many instances, filed among the inferior animals, smothered, if not almost eradicated, where the dictates of Nature and of many of our natural instincts. And, instinct reign free and uncontrou erl, on the other hand, many customs and where all their actions are strictly founded on mere caprice, on the mis- consonant to the nature and conditiun application of our reasoning powers, of their infantile oftspring.
And have, by habit, acquired so great a de- mark the elect-their offspring are gree of force, that we are liable, not free from pain, disease, and prema. unfrequently, to suppose them origi- ture death. nal instincts of our nature.
Such, also, would be the case with Again, if we search for the natural our infants, were they treated accord. instincts of man among the savage ing to the pure dictates and inten. nations, we shall also find ourselves tions of Nature. Thus treated, ininvolved in dificulties, and in danger stead of pain they would have every of deception; for, though more imme- agrecable sensation; instead of leandiately under the direction of this ness and emaciation they would have principle than civilized nations, yet plumpness; instead of distortion, and we are unacquainted with any savage à stinted growth, they would have tribe among whom some mode of every beauty of shape, and a growih education does not exist, and by the most perfect. in one word, inwhich the natural feelings and in- stead of discase and death, they would stincts of man are inore or less per- have life and health. Nature's ecoverted. And, in proportion to the nomny would be perfect within thein. prevalence of ignorance, and its con- Let us, therefore, hearken to the comitant, supeistition, it is proba- voice of Nature; relinquish our old ble that, in some instances at least, practices and prejudices; forget as if their deviations from the laws and in- we had never learned them; then see stitutions of Nature, will be inore the institutions, intentions, and dic. absurd and preposterous.
tates of Nature in the treatment of Where then, are we to find pre- our infants : see them illustrated, cepts to guide us, in the right inanage- strengthened, and confirmed, by the ment of our infants? They are not example of those of our own species, to be found in civilized society; for who have not wandered so far from there perverted reason reigns tri- the paths of Nature; and by the conumphant, and absurd and destructive duct of the inferior animals, who practices universally prevail. Neither kuow nothing but obedience to her are they to be found among the savage institutions, ber dictates, and her nations; for they also, in some med- laws, sure, forsake the paths of Nature, and
J. HERDMAN follow their own inventions. Where, Old Broad-Street, then, are they to be found? They 25th June, 1807.
SEMPER FIDELIS." “Oh, open the door." Written by the general structure of his harmoor.
Burns. The Music composed and Nor do we approve of either of the dedicated to Miss Merle, by Wm. symphonies. The time is , but at Holland. Price 15. Od.
the commencement of the filih bar E
, Holland's first productions; and notice; and we must add without taking it for granted that it is so, we either rhyme or reason: for although feel disposed to be mercifulin our ap- it may be contended that six quarers plication of the lash of criticism. Tie are equal, in point of time or duration, melody, we must say, is pleasing, well to three crotchets, or that a minim and adapted to the words, and discovers a crotchet together are also of equal at least, a considerable portion of taste measure; yet the divisions being and ingenuity. But here we must wholly different, do certainly conti stop; as we really cannot commend tute triple tinc, and should be so do.
poted, as those bars cannot well be Mr. Fish (and which he certainly played in time. We hope Mr. H. merits); but unfortunately, it is a wiil study a little more, and endea- fault which many young composers vour to make himselt fully acquainted are guilty of, viz. That if there hapwith the principles of harmony; for pens to be a very popular song, (and though there are faults in the piece very popular songs are generally well now before us, it has also its beauties. set), yet forsooth, they must re-set
2. them to music, although ninety-nine
times out of an bundred, the imita“ An Invocation to Sleep," as sung at tion falls very far short of the origi.
the principal concerts, Norwich, nal, We wish they would at least "let with the greatest applause.
The well enough alone;" and either write words by Mr. Gent. Composed music to new words, or to such old with an Accompaniment for the ones as have been so badly set, as that Ilarp and Piano Forte, by Wm. they are quite sure they can mend the Fish. Price Is. 6d.
matter. But when this gentleman atThe words of this pleasing and pa- tempts to set such a song as the Maid thetic invocation are truly poetical; of Marlirale, after Dr. Stevenson had and Mr. Fish has enriched them witń alreally done it so well, he must be very appropriate music, in a stvle considered as much out of his element which is not above the reach of the as a " fish out of water." generality of performers on those in. he will take these bints as well meant; struments for which it is intended. particularly when we add, that had The subject is judiciously chosen, and not the Maid of Marlivale been alwell sustained throughout, and the feady well set to music, we should not bass with the accoinpaniment are have withheld our approbation; but neatly arranged. We think this little as it has been done, and well done, piece will become a favourite when the present appears to us something generally known.
2. like a catch-penny, or rather a catcheighteen-pence.
2. “ Maria's Adieu," as sung by Mr.
Vaughan with the greatest applause; Monthly Minstrelsy, No. 4.-Written adapted from Professor Carlisie's and Composed by T. D. Worgan. Is. translation of the original Arabic,
Mr. Worgan has, in imitation, we and set to Music with an Accom- suppose, of the bards of former dars, paniment for the Harp or Piano undertaken the double part of poet Forte, by W. Fish. Price Is. 6.1.
and musician, and this at the inodeWhat we have said of the foregoing rate price of is. per monthly sheet. article will nearly apply to this, which on the first page of the present numis pretty much in the same style. The ber we are treated with a dish of melody here is very pleasing, and the poetry of about sixty lines, called whole as a harmony is simple, well The _irbour, whence “ gleams of genius conducted, and well adapted to the burst through folly," and from whence words. In fact, we may say of both he contemplates this mighty metrothese productions, that they are far polis, as superior to the generality of provin- “ A hell on earth, where monsters teem, cial compositions.
Z. Brutes roars, impscurse, ani urchins scream:
Where hosts of fallen angels nioan, “The MInid of Marlivale," as sung by And souls condemu'd in darkness gruan.”
Nir. Vaughan with the greatest ap- No very flattering picture truly; for plause. The words by Thomas though perhaps the outline contains Moore, Esq. Set to Music with an some very prominent features, yet we Accompaniment for the Harp and inust consider the performance as a Piano Forte, by W'm. Fish. Price caricature rather than a correct like1s. 6ch
But to notice the music.-We This well-known ballad is already have here a Poundclay, which we cana great favourite with the public, as not say much in praise of; indeed we set by Dr. Stevenson. We are sorry consider it as altogether inferior to to subtract any thing from the ap- some of Mr. Wn's foregoing numplause we have already bestowed on bers. In the second strain he has a
consecution of three fifths between 6. The Young Gypsey has monthe treble and the bass, and moving quered my Heart; sung by Mr. Gibin the same progression (See the 2d bon-Hook, is. and 3d bars); tirse a major fifth, then
7. Ye brave Jolly Sportsmen; surg a minor, and then a major fitih again. by Mr. Gibbon-Hook, Is. This we consider a violation of gram
8. The Rights of Election; sung mar, which we cannot tole ate; neither by Mrs. Franklin-Hook, is. do we approve of the inodulation 9. The New School; sung by Mr. which follows the above passage. We Dignum-Ilook, ls. think Mr. W. must have overlooked For the want of room we can this these passages, otherwise he would cei- month merely give a list of such of tainly have corrected them.
the Vauxhall songs, for the present
season, as have reached us, deferring Vauxhall Songs~1807. our remarks upon them till dient 1. Come Jocke', sweet Jockey; month. sung by Mrs. Bland--Llook, ls.
2. Beneath the Weeping Willow; sung by Mrs. Bland-Hook, 1s.
Music. 3. Farewell each Bliss, each Joy, The Panharmonicon, a new musifarewell; sung by Mrs. Bland-Hook, cal instrument, lateiv invented at Na
ples, excites general interest in Itar. 4. The Cottage that stands by the It unites all wind instruinents in itSea; sung by Mrs. Margerum-Hook, self, and performs the most difficuit Is.
symphonies with an astonishing preci5. Catch me if you can; sung by sion and purity. Mrs. Margerum-Ilook, Is.
Dodi was the engineer.
lively poet and respectable man, corporation of London, was lateis CHRISTOPHER Anstey, Esq. has launched at Westminster Bridge. It been recently placed in Westminster is ninety feet long, and at the leadis Abbey. It is a merited tribute of a figure of the Thames: the stero is filial affection to departed genius. decorated with the city arms, supThis monument is properly placed in ported by Neptune and Amphitrite; Poet's corner, and bears a Latin in- the state room, which is suificient to scription that does justice to the me- accommodate 100 persons, is lighted mory of the dead, without that extra- by twenty mirror windows; and the vagance of eulogy which too often ap- roof is supported by twenty-two copears in such compositions.
lumns. The city arms, surinounting The opening of the South London the state door, are supported by two Water Works, in Kennington Lane, Grillins; the pannels of the door extook place on the 16th of June. Two bibit allegorical paintings of Justice, reservoirs or tanks, containing 26,000 Fortitude, Prudence, and Temperbutts, each 10 feet deep, are supplied ance; the pannels on each side bear from the river Thames to the height the arms and insignia of London and of the spring tide, and are worked by its chiet magistrate; and the whole of the steam engine upwards of three the ornaments are richly gilt. feet above the whole level; the water The Students of the Royal Ac3is then left to purify itself in the two demy have presented an elegant Vave reservoirs; and by the same engine is to Mr. Fuseli, as a testimony of their lifted 50 feet above its level, and sup- gratitude for the benefit they have replies the inhabitants of Clapham, ceived from his instructions, since his Camberwell, and its surrounding appointment to the office of keeper. neighbou hood, and might be con- The Vase was presented by Mr. Flave veyed one hundred miles round on a don, with an appropriate address, io level. A large company of nobility which Mr. Fuseli replied with great