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The Turk in linen wraps his head,
The German loves his coney-wool,
The Russ drinks quass; Dutch, Lubeck beer,
The Italian in her high chopine,
cAMBRIDGE belom Akers.
This office is not confined to ser. In justice to the women, they have not only been reckoned adepts at making a bed, secundum artem, as the phrase is— but, when they have had a mind to it, have shown themselves very alert in helping to un-make the bed they have made, secundum naturam ” Indeed, these their natural parts and endowments were at one time so notorious, or generally known, that, by a most mer
ciless and unmanly decree of the senate, the whol, sex was rusticated '
“It is enacted, that no woman, of whatever age to condition, be permitted in any college to make any one's bed, or to go to the hall, kitchen, or butter, to carry the provision to any one's chamber, unles she be sent for as a nurse; which nurse must be of mature age, good fame, and either wife or widow; but upon no account young maids be permitted is attend the students' chambers.” This statute was made in 1625. O tempora! O Mulirres There is no scruple in the present Saturnian age, respecute the admission of “young maids" into “the students chambers.”
GAzetten AND IN The c---TIE
These terms imply very different things. These of a nobleman is gazetted, as a cornet in a regimes. and all his friends rejoice, John Thomson is in the Gazette, and all his friends lament.
BeNEfits of M.Ar RIA Gr.
Jacobus de Voragine, in twelve arguments, pathetic, succinct, and elegant, has described the brofits of marriage, as follows: 1. Hast thou means? Thou hast one to keep == increase it. 2. Hast none? Thou hast one to help to get score 3. Art thou in prosperity ? She doubles it. 4. Art in adversity She'll comfort, assist, beart. . Art thou at home 1 She'll drive away molascholy. *An thou abroad Î She prays for ther, wise thee at home, welcomes thee with joy. 7. Nothing is delightsome alone. equal to marriage. 8. The bond of conjugal love is adamanture. 9. Kindred is increased, parents doubled, togethers sisters, families, nephews. 10. Thou art a father by a legal and happy so 11. Barren matrimony is cursed by Miosos. iimuch more a single life
No society a -- “A light heart and a thin pair of breeches, - Go through the world, my brave boys;”
Steward—At your mother's funeral. Mr. G-My mother dead. Steward.-Ah! poor lady- she never looked up after it. Mr. G-After what? Steward.-The loss of your father. Mr. G.-My father gone, too ! Steward–Yes, poor gentleman' he took to his bed as soon as he heard of it. Mr. G.-Heard of what' Steward—The bad news, sir, an' please your honour. Mr. G.-What more miseries –more bad news? Steward.—Yes, sir, your bank has failed, your credit is lost, and you are not worth a shilling in the world; I made bold, sir, to come to wait on you to tell you about it, for I thought you would like to hear the news.
BishopIn Cambridge, this title is not confined to the dignitaries of the church; but port wine, made copiously potable by being mulled and burnt, with the addenda. of roasted lemons all bristling like angry hedge-hogs (studded with cloves,) is dignified with the appellation of Bishop. Beneath some old oak, come and rest thee, hearty; Our foreheads with roses, oh let us entwine ! And, inviting young Bacchus to be of the party, We'll drown all our troubles in oceans of wine ! And, perfumed with Macassar or Otto of roses, We'll pass round the Bishop, the spice-breathing Cup, And take . that medicine such wit-breeding doses, We'll knock down the god, or he shall knock us up, huntington's leath on an Erches... The remarkable circumstance which occurred concerning a certain part of Huntington's dress, has made the S. S. known beyond the little sphere of his own followers.
but the latter qualification is better for going through the world on foot than on horseback; so uncle Toby found it, and so did Huntington, who must be his own historian: no language but his own can do justice to such a story; and it is in itself so pithy, that to use the words of Fuller the Worthy, all compendium would be dispendium thereof. “Having now had my horse for some time, and riding a great deal every week, I soon wore my breeches out, as they were not fit to ride in. I hope the reader will excuse my mentioning the word breeches, which I should have avoided, had not this j of scripture obtruded into my mind, just as I ad resolved in my own thoughts not to mention this kind providence of God. “And thou shalt make them linen breeches to cover their nakedness; from the loins even unto the thighs shall they reach. And they shall be upon Aaron and upon his sons when they come into the tabernacle of the congregation, or when they come near unto the altar to minister in the holy place; that they bear not iniquity and die. It shall be a statute for ever unto him and his seed after him,” Exod. xxviii. 42, 43. By which, and three others, namely, Ezek. xliv. 18; Lev. vi. 10; and Lev. xvi. 4; I saw that it was no crime to mention the word breeches, nor the way in which God sent them to me; Aaron and his sons being clothed entirely by Providence; and as God himself condescended to give orders what they should be made of, and how they should be cut. And I believe the same God ordered mine, as I trust it will appear in the following history. “The scripture tells us to call no man master, for one is our master, even Christ. I therefore told my most bountiful and ever-adored Master what I wanted; and he, who stripped Adam and Eve of their fig-leaved aprons . made coats of skins and clothed them ; and who clothes the grass of the field, which to-day is and to-morrow is cast into the oven ; must clotheus, or we shall soon go naked ; so Israel found it, when God took away his wool and his flax,
which he gave to cover their nakedness, and whithey prepared for Baal; for which iniquity were the skirts discovered, and their heels made bare, jer xiii. 22. “I often made very free in my prayers with = invaluable Master for this favour; but he still keto me so amazingly poor that I could not get them -any rate. At last I was determined to go to a for. of mine at Kingston, who is of that branch of b-ness, to bespeak a pair; and to get him to trust = until my Master sent me money to pay him a was that day going to London, fully determined rbespeak them, as I rode through the town. Howers when I passed the shop I forgot it; but when I carto London I called on Mr. Croucher, a shoemail-in Shepherd's Market, who told me a parcel was is there for me, but what it was he knew not. 1 operit, and behold there was a pair of leather breeches, " a note in them the substance of which was, to -the best of my remembrance, as follows: “Sir, I have sent you a pair of breeches, = , hope they will fit. I beg your acceptance of tieand, if they want any alteration, leave in a note -the alteration is, and I will call in a few days = alter them. * J. S
“I tried them on, and they fitted as well as -ahad been measured for them; at which I was imarhaving never been measured by any leather breece– maker in London. I wrote an answer to the ice- this effect:
“Sir, I received your present, and thank von Fit. I was going to order a pair of leather bree-to be made, because I did not know till now thaMaster had bespoke them of you. They fit very which fully convinces me that the same G moved thy heart to give, guided thy hand to because he perfectly knows my size, having clo--me in a miraculous manner for near five years. W = you are in trouble, sir, I hope you will tell my M = of this, and what you have doue for me, and he repay you with honour.”
“This is as near as I am able to relate it,
The aspiring student who may be ignorant of the course of study he is to pursue at the University, will find ample information in the pages of the Cambridge Calendar, but as he cannot be expected to devote every hour of his undergraduateship to reading, he must find out amusements for his leisure moand a few agreeable friends to be the compansons of his mirth, and his exercises, as well as his studies. To obtain companions, he must be inducted, and to pass his leisure time in conviviality and mirth, he must give or be invited to entertainments. At three entertainments he will meet with other promising young men of various descriptions, and he will naturally be inducted to, and Inake acquaintances amongsi, a portion of these young men. Now it is undeniable that a young man for his improvement, mental as well as coporeal, must see society; and he will naturally copy the manners of his college acquaintances, in order that he might not seem a different being amongst them. He will enter, into trir pursuits, do the same as they do, and, in short, proceed to the degree of B.A. in the regular warmint roatinet. Now the rarmint way to proceed to B. A. degree is this—Cut lectures, go to chapel as little as possitle, dine in hall seldom more than once a week, give Goodies and spreads, keep a horse or two, go to Newmarket, attend the six-mile bottom, drive a triz, wear warmint clothes and well-built coats, be to smoke a rum one at Barnwell," a regular go at Mew Zealand,” a staunch admirer of the bottle, and care a damn for no man. “At lucre or renown let aher, aim,” for a warmint-man spurns a scholarship, road consider it a degradation to be a fellow, and as for taking an honour, it would be about the very ust idea that could enter his head. What cares he
• celebrated as the residences of the Cyprian tribes,
for tutors or proctors, for masters or vice-chancellors, since his whole aim is pleasure and amusement, since a day's hard reading would drive him half mad or give him the blue devils; since subordination is a word of the meaning of which he professes to be ignorant; and since rows and sprees are the delight of his soul. He is never seen in academicals till hall time, or towards evening, and then only puts them on for “docency's sake,” or because it is a custom throughout the “ varsity.” But in the day, he is seen in a Jarvey tile, or a low-crowned-broad-brim, a pair of white swell tops, warmint inexpressibles, a regular flash waistcoat, and his coat of a nameless cut ; his “ cloth” of the most uncommon pattern, tied after his own way, and a short crookt-stick or bit o' plant in his hand; and thus he goes out riding: or he may dress differently, and lounge through the streets, always in company with a friend or two, visiting saddlers, milliners, barbers, bootmakers, and tailors; or looking in at a friend's rooms, and to arrange matters for the day: or, if fine, he may make up a water-party, if in the summer term, and go down the Camus in a sixoar, dine at Clay-hive, or Ditton, or take a snack at Chesterton, and return in the evening ; or he may walk out to Chesterton to play at billiards, and return plus or minus the sum he started with ; or he may drive out in a buggy; or do fifty other things, and enter into fifty other schemes, all productive of amusement. In the evening he dines at his own rooms, or at those of a friend, and afterwards blows a cloud, puffs at a segar, and drinks copiously. He then sings a song, tells a story, comments on the events of the day, talks of horses, gives his opinion on the ensuing race between Highflyer and Emilius, or makes bets on the late fight between Spring and Langan. After this the whole party sit down to unlimited loo, and half-guinea, or guinea points, and here again he comes off plus or minus 401 or 50s. If he has lost, he is no way concerned at it, for he is sure of winning as much the succeeding night; he therefore takes his glass or sits down to supper, and gets to bed about two or three in the morning. Determined to sleep a few, after having cast off his
habiliments, he hops into bed, and snores—somno vinoque gravatus, till about six in the evening, and then gets up more sleepy than ever. He dresses; but having no appetite, eats nothing, drinks a glass of soda-water, and walks to a friend's rooms, where he relates his adventures and excites the risibility of his auditors. He then resolves on a ride, and without togging for the occasion, just puts on his tile and mounts his prad. Determining to be very steady and sober for the future, i. e. for the next twelve hours, he urges his steed along the Trumpington Road, goes out by the Shelford Common, and returns home between eight and nine. He then feels as if he could eat something, and accordingly he does, by way of supper, and retires to his rooms, with an intention of being quiet, and in order to go early to bed. But lo! he is told by his gyp that the master or dean has sent a message desiring to see him the next morning. Well knowing what this is for, he goeth to bed and cons over in his own mind what to say in extenuation of his irregularities, and he so falleth to sleep. Next day, he calls at the appointed time, when the M. C. with a countenance not to be surpassed in gravity, informs him for the last week he has been very irregular, and requires an account of the circumstances which occasioned the said irregularity. For the gate-bill thus standeth : Monday night, out till three o'clock; Tuesday half past four ; Wednesday half past two ; Thursday half past three ; Friday half past four ; Saturday—all night. His excuses are that he has been at different parties, where he was detained late, and where he has found the society so agreeable, and the time fly so imperceptibly fast, that morning has broke in upon him ere he imagined it was an hour past midnight. This draws down a very heavy invective against parties altogether, and a still longer and more tedious lecture on the dangerous tendency of such conduct, so directly opposite to the laws and discipline of the University; and a conclusive paragraph containing (amongst other things) a pardon for past offences, but with an assurance that a repetition of similar conduct cannot but meet with a concomitant cheque in proportion to its enormity, in either
rustication or expulsion. Thus dismissed ho