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people such topics will, however, be discussed; and, in seasons of great domestic distress, will excite irritations which the specious argument of giving employment, or taking labour for the money collected from others, does not allay. Our opinion is not called for; but we confess that we are no enemies to splendid architecture, provided those who indulge in such expensive gratifications, are at the same time equally anxious about the humble comforts of cottages; and do not forget their brotherhood with their species, and all those obligations to the sources of wealth which are created by its possession.
“The limited size of this elegant structure precludes, however, serious alarm in regard to the expenses of its completion. We know nothing of the estimates; but it is generally rumoured, in the circles of Brighton, that the completion of the known plans may cost nearly a million. The principal front, as represented in the engraving, is but 100 yards, and the wings will probably add 50 yards each to the north and south. The pinnacles of the highest domes are from 90 to 100 feet high. The dining-room, at the south or left side, is 72 feet long, 50 feet wide, and 40 high. The centre constitutes a series of three drawing-rooms, behind which is a superb gallery of communication; and at the north end, on the right hand, is the music saloon. For descriptions of the ornamental finishings, and decorated furniture, of these apart. ments, we must refer to the Arabian Tales, to the drawings of Daniel, and to the Travels of Forbes, when they describe the Taje Mahl of Shah Jehan at Agra, or the Jumma Musjed at Delhi. They are, or they are to be, every thing which wealth and power, aided by the arts of gilding, painting, carving, and sculpture, can render them.
• The walls are of brick, and covered and ornamented with the patent mastic, which dries of the most delicate stone-colour, and acquires the hardness and apparent durability of granite. The cupolas and minarets are framed and covered
with iron, and finished with a coating of mastic. The quantities of massive timber and iron-work from Woolwich, which have long employed trains of artillery-waggons in their transport, prove that durability is not neglected for splendour.
Art. VIII.-Going to Boarding School.
Tue annexed plate is taken from a spirited sketch by Krimmel, and is a good specimen of that artist's manner. In this and its companion picture he has intended to portray the change affected by fashionable boarding schools, upon the tastes and manners of country lasses. The view now presented, shows the successful farmer counting over the golden returns of his harvest; the implements of husbandry close at hand, and the rustic decorations of the room are all indicative of his occupation. The old grandmother withdraws her attention from her bible, and raises her spectacles to gaze on the splendid heaps of money. The wife reproves the farmer's incivility, and removes his hat in compliment to the presence of the mistress of the boarding school, who having called to take her intended pupil to the city, looks with great scorn upon the vulgar rustics among whom she is obliged to pass a few moments. The girl appears to be taking leave of her lover, and is seen in all the simplicity of mien characteristic of a farmer's daughter. The stage coach is seen through the open dour, and the driver is urging the departure of his passengers. The little girl packing up her young mistresses trunk, which seems to be providently furnished with a large bible, forms also a consistent part of the scene.
The return from boarding school, to be published next month, will show a very natural and striking alteration produced by the refinement of a city education,
Extract from Parmly's Lectures although nature has guarded them on the Teelh.-The advantages of thus far against the attacks of iocicleanliness to the well being of ani- dental disease, she has deprived them mal life, are too obvious to require of that power of freeing themselves illustration; and the influence it ex. by their own efforts, which otherorerts on contagious and various other gans possess, by a dense and comdiseases, is more than a sufficient pact structure to fit them for their groundwork for this position. mechanical use.
Since it applies no less as an axiom But the healthy condition of the to local than to general circumstan- teeth is necessary even to the perces, those important instruments of fect exercise of our senses, in consethe animal machine, the teeth, de- quence of their connexion with the mand its fullest exertion; for these, nervous system. when disordered, produce the seeds The secretions of the mouth fur. of constitutional disease.
nish a stimulus to the nerves, which By a chymical agency on those excite the sensation of taste, and relics of the food, wbich accidental- these form an intimate communicaly lodge between them, a deleterious tion with those of the organs of hear change takes place, constituting an ing, of smell, and of vision. active poison, which corrodes their This view alone should establish structure.
the importance of preserving the The importance of the teeth to the mouth and its apparatus ip a healthfunctions of the System, and the per- ful condition, the better to derive, fect enjoyment of health, is apparent through the use of our senses, the from the moment of their develop- full and perfect enjoyment of life ment, a process which constitutes the from every surrounding object premost critical period of infancy, and sented to them. which shows at once their extensive In a vitiated state of the mouth, influence on the constitution at where the secretions are loaded with large.
disease, and impregnated with noxiThe effects of those aches and ous matter, the offspring of uncleanpains that then distress the child ex- liness, the general feelings are ancite a general derangement of the noyed to such a degree, that the inwhole machine; fever accedes, the dividual is often in a mannerderang. functions in every part are disturb. ed. In that state, can the palate coned, and the brain not unfrequently vey the proper sensation of taste? suffers by an attack of convulsion. Can the olfactory nerves receive the
The teeth are alone the cause of free impression of pleasing odours, this dangerous attack on health and or the ear be duly acted on by sound! existence; and they display an influ. Thus, a want of cleanliness coun. ence no less serious at an after pe teracts the harmony of the system, riod of life when they become diseas. by which the growth of a child is uned.
prosperous, and the senses do not reHence, we should bear in mind ceive that full evolution which they the care that ought to be taken of would have made, if not thus restrainthis important part of our frame. ed.
Nature, to guard the teeth against Since in childhood the first sufdisease, has placed them as extra- ferings begin, in childhood also the neous bodies; and it is only from ne- foundation of a good or bad constiglect in allowing their structure to tutiou is laid. Hence, as these sufbe acted upon by what ought to be ferings are in part unavoidable, it is removed, that disease occurs. But at this stage of life, in particular,