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63 mediately after which England “ Her difpofition, considering and his feconds absconded; and the came from the Weft-Indies, a verdict of wilful murder being is gentle to a degree. She boa returned by the Coroner's Jury, stows very little time at her toilet, an indiet ment was preferred, and being so quick in her motions, a writ of outlawry followed of that she may be said to be dressed course, the parties not coming for the day, even the very maforward.

inent me jumps out of bede England, after being identified Though fond of chattering, you before a judge, was committed need not be at all alarmed left the. to Newgate, from whence, in the should divulge any family secrets, course of the present term, he for I give you my honour that a will be brought before the Court word will never escapę ber lips. of King's Bench, to plead to the " In short, Miss Jenny, (for outlawry, which must be got the truth must out) though over before he can take his trial possessed of infinite fagacity, fond. for the murder.

nels, and fidelity, has as maay During his residence in France tricks as a monkey he was several times in prison, “Your gallantry will, no doubt, and once sentenced to be guil suggest the propriety of an early lotined, but got pardoned through answer, as the lady cannot waii, the interest of a Member of the and it is but justice to add that Convention, who also procured the has a number of admirers. a passport for him, by which " Your's, fincerely, means he got back to this king

« W. D." dom. It may be said that he had a very narrow escape; for before he had received his" pardon, he had been terrified by the arrivai " Please to accept my heft of the executioner!

thanks for the favour of your note, and the very kind attention you:

have thewn to an ill-fated attache MATCH-MAKING.

ment, which, I am sorry to say,

is opposed by insurmountable "HE following humorous cor obstacles. The females about me,

respondence lately passed | whether from the envious dread between two whimsical friends : of admitting into their fociety a

lady of superior accomplishments, 66 DEAR SIR,

or from the still more illiberal " A lady for whom you for- prejudices which women usually merly entertained a penchant, entertain against poor relations, and who I promised to procure have cruelly determined that Miss for you, is now at liberty to re Jenny fall not be received into ceive proposals; and I have no the family. You would have difficulty in saying, that it will been distressed, as I have, had be your own fault if she is not you heard the volley of abuse your's on honourable terins, which they have levelled against within two days. I have men that amiable young person, -ugly, tioned honourable terms : but the brutal, fly, mischievous, were friends of the lady have not the some of their mildest epithets; least objection to her being taken nay, even yourself was not spared ; into keeping

for, on the first fight of your let.

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66 Dear Sir,

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Anecdote of Lord Northington.

ma.

THE

ter, they called you a pimping | serjeant gave the farmer the other fellow. In Nort, my dear Sir, shilling-in the King's name !!! I am forced by these tyrants in The woman became possessor of petticoats, to decline your very the corn, and the heroic votary desirable proposal, which I do of Mars, declaring that the corn. with all poftible reluctance. seller was enlifted, inGfted upon

“ All entreaties and arguments bis paying twenty thillings Smart have proved vain, and I have now money, and five shillings to drink only the consolation of fending, his Majesty's health, if he did through your kindness, a kiss to not choose to be sworn into the the fair damsel, and of begging service. Some of the spectators. you to believe me,

advised the farmer to pay the mo. 6 Your obliged,

ney, without appealing to a
giftrate.

After intreating the “ And very humble servant, sergeant in vain, to excuse the

66 E. L.” five shillings, he paid the whole

sum. The foldier gave the poor womas nine Millings, and to some

of the beholders fix shillings, reThe SOLDIER more humane than the taining the other ten for his own FARMER.

use. Our publifhing of this cu.

rious occurrence is not intended THE following fingular cir to Niew our entire approbation of

cumstance is said to have the soldier's conduct. happened in Chester market, early in last month :

A poor woman cheapened a measure of barley, for which the

ANECDOTE of Lord Nor. vender asked She offered

THINGTON. him gs. which, it feems, was all the money she was at that time

Lordship, his deathin poffeffion of.-The proprietorn bed, ordered his gardener of the corn, however, notwith cut down some clumps of standing the woman's poverty, trees, purely, as it is said, be(having a family of seven chil. cause they were agreeable to his dren) perfifted in requiring 10s. fon. The gardener, willing to for the bushel of barley. The worship the rising fun, neglected poor woman, not having money

to do it, expecting every mo. enough to make the desired pur meni the death of his old master. chase, was under the necesity of He, enquiring whether his comleaving the haggler without

mands had been executed, and making a bargain. She had not being answered in the negative, travelled very far before the inet easily conceived the gardener's with a ferjeant, who, observing motive for disobedience, and fendthat her cheeks were bedewed ling for him up to his chamber, with tears, became inquisitive io thus addresled him so den know the cause of her distress.

you, you have not done as I ørOn being told, he accompanied dered you : you think I am gothe woman to the man'with the ling, so I am, and be d-doto corn, and, after endeavouring in you, but you shall go first. vain, to persuade him to sell the Strip him, and kick him out of corn, at the price the offered, the the house."

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A TREATISE on FARRIBRY, with 10 F PUSTULES, ABSCESSES, AND

ULCERS OF THE HORNY COAT ANATOMICAL PLates.

OF THE EYE.

(Continued from page 12.)

PUSTULES, which sometimes

appear on the horny coat of the W pricked by orne thoin olen i pufules, wproperly to called? otherwise, and the aqueous hu. The former are like small blisters, mour fhould run out, it will fill the latter lie a little deeper, and a day

as 1 have several times observed. When there is no great inflam. disorders are generally the conse

like pimples on the face. These mation, a wound in the cornea will heal insensibly. But if the the eye, when the blood contained

quences of the inflammation of inflammation is considerable, it in the enlarged vessels does not will open the wound, and let the disperle, but turns acrid and corwatery humour out again, which rodes the part in which it lies, had been renewed and kept in with this difference, that the before, and sometimes the eye acrid serum occasions phlyctenæ, will become quite empty, and and the red part pustules. therefore we should always dis

As the phlyctenæ are transpatrust this sort of wounds. But to prevent this as much as possible, colour of that part of the eye in

rent, they appear to be of the we should dip two pieces of good which they arise. When pustules flannel, of the breadth of two arise on the conjunctive coat of hands, in the following fomenta. the eye, they are reddish at first, tion, lerring them soak, and then and afterwards white. But when wring out one and apply it very they are on the transparent cor, warm, but not too hot, over the

nea, they look dusky at first, and wounded

eye ;
and when the first

in time turn white. All the danbegins to cool, apply the other. Let this be done alternately for ger lies in their turning to ill.

conditioned ulcers; and if they half an hour, keeping the fomen

do, they are very hard to heal. tation hot enough for the por. Phlyctevæ are not so bad as pur. pose. This management may be

tules ; and they are aeither of repeated twice a day, or oftener, them so dangerous on the con-. till the swelling begins to Gok, junctive as on the transparent , and the wound discharges laud

When they are , overable matter: Take camomile flowers, elder against the pupil, they are worst

of all. flowers and red roses, all dried,

The cure of both is alike: and of each half an ounce; of marsh; if they seem to be dangerous, you mallow leaves, an ounce; of fal must begin with bleeding; keepammoniac, half an ounce: pour ing his body open, and make of boiling water upon them, three rowels as in the last section. Also pints. When the infusion is al

dißolve five or fix grains of sugar most cold, strain it off, and then of lead, in three ounces of rose add half a pint of red port wine.

water, and dip a compress in rose It must be heated again to dip

water and the white of an egg the flannel in.

beaten together, and lay it over the Vol. VII. No. XXXVIII.

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eye.

cornea.

be like other abscesses, from a hot,

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A Treatise on Farriery. eye. This must be removed five, lowing eye-water into the eye or fix times in a day. When several times a day : they are attended with pain, steep Take of lime-water, a pint; of as much saffron in new milk as sal ammoniac,' a dram : let them will make it of a fine yellow, and stand in a copper veffel, till the mix it with an equal part of the water becomes of a fine sky.co. mucilage of quinces, and drop in lour, and then it is fit for use. a little of the mixture warm. An abscess of the cornea is often Afterwards lay a compress over the consequence of a great infiamthe eye dipped in the same mix mation of the eyes, when it does ture, and renew it every two or not terminare by resolution. It three hours.

sometimes arifes spontaneously, Note, this mixture must freth every day with new milk. I acrid serum, or from an extravaThe mucilage is wade use of be. sation of the horny coat from cause it is a little anodyne, and external violence. fheathes the acrid particles that It differs from phlyctenæ and offend the eye, as well as it gives postules in being more deep, and a body to the inixture, that it the matter that forms it more may lie on longer without diy thick. While this abscess is ing. When the pustules seem to forming, the inflammation is viogive way, mix a

little brandy lent, and the pain is great, which with fennel water, and wash the continue till the pus is formed. eye two or three times a day, Scmetimes the abscess is so small which will strengthen the eye, as to take up no more room than and bring it to itself the sooner. a puftuie, and sometimes it is so

When the puftule tends to a large as to take up a good part of suppuration, appiy fome drops of

ihe cornea.

When the pus is the following eye water to it ten collected between the pellicles of or twelve times a day :

the external surface of the corTake the root of marmh mal. pea, the rumour will point outlow's, camomile flowers, and me. ward, like a nail; when in the Jilot, of each half an

middle, it is flat and depreffed'; Boil them a little while in role and when more inwarilly, there is water and fennel water, of each no tumour on the outside. fix ouces"; then add a scruple of The abscess of the cornea is a satfion, and strain off the decoc. very troublesome disease, because tion.

it is oíten attended with loss of Likewise, dip a compress in light, either on account of the this water, and lay it over the deep cicatrix it leaves behind it, eyes, as before directed. When

or from the ulcer it may happen the poftules are long before they to turn to, which is always very break, open them with the point malignant. Befides, the horny of a lancet or needle, to preveni coat is sometimes eaten through, the matter from corroding the and then the watry humour will cornea, and rendering the ulcer run out, which is often attended more deep, which will be attend with a difplacing of the rest of ed with a larger cicatrix.

the humours; or, lastly, the When the puftules break of whole may fuppurate, or, at least, themselves, or have been opened, a part of it, when the abscess drop five or fix drops of the fol. 'breaks into the eye,

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The smaller the abscess is, the pain; and then the eye water

be with lime water, and sal-ainmo:
sooneft beales. Those which are niac described as before.
on the outlide of this coat, are Úlcers of the conjunctive' and
not so bad as those which lie in transparent cornea common
the middle of it; and those are disorders, being the consequence
still worse which are formed near of inflammations, puftules, ab-
the internal surface. Those like scesses and wounds; as also of
wife which are formed in the the Auxions of sharp corrosive
opake cornea are not so bad as humours, which proceeding from
those in the transparent cornea; the glands of the eyes, by con
and the nearer they are to the tiruing therein, cause a solation
middle of the pupil, the of the continuity.
dangerous are the consequences. Ulcers are either superficial

In the cure of this abscess, we or profound. The fuperficial are must make use of medicines as usually caused by farp corrosive well general as particular. The humours, which'eat into the eye ; general are bleeding, rowelling, or by phlyátenæ, or by flight clyfters, and laxatives, as before hurts of the eye. There are four directed. When the inflamma kinds of these uicers which only tion begins to abate, and the differ in degree. The first is a matter that is collected does not light ulcer which appears like a appear to be of a bad quality, you kind of mist upon the transparent may attempt to disperse it by a cornea, and which occupies the decoction of the flowers of camo greater part of it: This is no. mile, and melilot, and the feeds thing but the begioning of an ulof fennel, in equal quantities, in cer, and is feated in the surface rose water : to which add saffron thereof, which some have called, enough to colour it, and fonie but improperly, the cuticle. drops of the tipature of myrrh. l When this is healed in time, The

eye may be washed with this, it leaves no cicatrix behind it. and compresses laid over it as The second is an ulcer 'like the usual.

former, but is somewhat more When this or the like medi- deep and more white, and genecines do not discuss the humour, rally takes up less room. When we must have recourse to the last it is cured, it leaves a light cicaremedy, which is to open the ab. trix behind it, which a little infcess with the point of a lancet commodes the light when it lies to let out the pus, without wait. over the pupil. ing tiil it breaks of itself. The The third is a round ulcer and lancet must be applied to the deeper than the former, and suçe most prominent part of the abo ceeds the opening of pustules, scess, and penetrate fo deep as to looking white when in the trantreach the matter that is formed, parent cornea, and appears redtaking care, as the lancet is with: / dish when on the conjuctive ; drawing, to make the aperture as when this is seated on the pupil, wide as the femidiameter of the it obscures the fight after ii 'is abscess.

healed. Immediately after the opening, The fourth is a corroding you may apply new milk tinc-painful ulcer, rough and unequal, tured with saffron, or any other of an ash colour, appearing like a anodyne application, to ease the I'z

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