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Kaloolah, or Journeyings to the Djebel Kumri; | drooping and decaying Nature. Stand forth,
an Autobiography of Jonaihan Romer. and enjoy it! Quail not! Bare your brow to Edited by W. S. Mayo, M. D. New York: the storm-look with a steady eye upon the George P. Putnam, 155 Broadway; Lon- lightning's flash-listen to the awful chorus, don: David Bogue, 86 Fleet street.
and feel alike the infinity of God and the great
ness of the soul. The storm has passed—the This book is full of spirit, life and excite-moistened foliage rustles in the breeze, but ment, and its interest never for a moment with a different tone-a tone of pure gladness; flags. The author is at home on the ocean, the insects beat the air with their tiny wings in the wilderness, on the vast desert. Kaloolah to a more joyful measure; the birds sing is an exquisite patriot, and the account of her freely, blithely; the trout springs actively from growing love for Romer is delightfully and the placid lake, and dashes the sparkling circles truly told. Every one will read it, but we with a sound of merriment and glee. The cannot refrain from giving one specimen of our harmony is of Nature revived, restored. It author's happy style. While "Romer is at speaks of hope and confidence-it presages school a “revival of religion” takes place in immortality. But how easy, natural and quiet! the village, and the temporary madness ex- Ah, in all that infinite variety of praise, and tends itself to the teachers in the seminary; prayer, and thanksgiving, you can discover the school-room is deserted. Romer says, nothing like rant or cant !" “At this time most of my hours were spent in the woods, either fishing, reading, or perchance dreaming. Often stretched at length upon the sunny bank of the most beautiful trout-stream Leonard Scott & Co., 79 Fulton street, New in the world, or seated upon some prostrate York, have reprinted the London Quarterly, giant of the forest, I have turned with shud- the Edinburgh and Westminster Reviews, and dering and loathing from the sight and sounds Blackwood's Magazine. They contain much of the distant village, and have felt borne to interesting and instructive reading, and are my innermost soul the conviction that cant and published at exceedingly low rates. The Lonrant are utterly inconsistent with the truc don Quarterly has some excellent remarks on worship of God. How soft, and low, and Macaulay's History of England. written in a calm, yet deep and full of meaning and power, fair tone and spirit. The reviewer thinks, are the hymns sung to His praise in the great There is hardly a page that does not contain temple of Nature. How varied too! How something objectionable either in substance or intinitely expressive! Listen to the hot sun. in color; and the whole of the brilliant and beams striking upon the thick pendent foliage, at first captivating narrative is perceived on to the soft sighing of the million leaves, as, dis- examination to be impregnated to a really turbed by the fitful breeze, they twist and marvellous degree with bad taste, bad feeling, wriggle themselves back to stillness and rest. and, we are under the painful necessity of addListen to the low hum of the lazy insects; to ing, bad faith. . . . . It makes the facts of the hesitating twitter of the sleepy birds, or to English history as fabulous as his Lays do the occasional sullen, sluggish plash of some those of Roman tradition; and it is written with trout, who has been lured from his siesta by as captious, as dogmatical, and as cynical a the temptation of a careless fly. The blended spirit as the bitterest of his reviews. whole makes music-low, melancholy music- does not take the slightest notice of Mackthe most saddening music-it speaks of life, intosh's history, no more than if it had never health, vigor; but of life, health, vigor, doomed existed. Mr. Macaulay deals with histo decay. It is prophetic in its tones; ihe tory, evidently, as we think, in imitation of deepest well-springs of the soul are stirred, the novelists--his first object being always gently, sadly, but not unpleasantly, as the fore picturesque effect—his constant endeavor to boding notes rise, and swell, and fall
. Anon give from all the repositories of gossip that the tempest comes, the majestic clouds speak have reached us a kind of circumstantial reto each other and to earth in the deep voices of ality to his incidents, and a sort of dramatic the pealing thunder; the sturdy woods re- life to his personages.,
He paints every echo, and prolong the crashing sounds; the thing that looks like a Tory in the blackest colwind sweeps through the folia ge with a hollow ... Mr. Macaulay has almost realized the rushing, as if a myriad view less spirits were work that Alexander Chalmers' playful imagiflapping their pinions and careering before it nation had fancied, a Bingraphia Flagitiosa,
- the big drops fall with leaden sound upon or, The Lives of Eminent Scoundrels. the leaves. Does not the whole make the We protest against this species of carnival wildest, sublimest harmony? There is nothing history; no more like the reality than the disinal or gloomy in it; it is sternly joyous; it Eglintoun Tournament or the Costume Qua. speaks of power, of might; but it speaks too drilles of Buckingham Palace; and we dein solemn and majestic tones-no ranting or plore the squandering of so much melo-dracanting-of a power above, and beyond mere matic talent on a subject which we have
shooters was led towards the gates of Rome ; | day the brave soldiers of the sister repubit was received by discharges of musketry, and lic. retreated in good order. Soon afterwards a The Triumvirs, CARLO ARMELLINI, portion of the division advanced, and without
GUIZEPPE MAZZINI, much difficulty got within the walls of the
AURELIO Saffi. city, the streets of which were barricaded ; but Rome, May 7, 1849. there it was received by a well-sustained fire of musketry, and by showers of missiles of General Oudinot, not wishing to be outdone every description hurled from the windows and in generosity, ordered the release of a battalion the roofs of houses. The 20th regiment of the of light troops which had until then been deline, which bad opened the march, suffered tained by his order at Civita Vecchia. greatly; one of the light companies was almost It is stated that the French prisoners were entirely destroyed. The General, perceiving treated with the greatest hospitality during their the impossibility of continuing a struggle so stay at Rome. The citizens vied with each fatal to his troops, gave orders for a retreat, other in paying them attention, conducting and the French army took up a strong position them to see the monuments and galleries of at some short distance from the city.'
art of the Eternal City. They were saluted It is said that the French lost 1,200 men, everywhere with cries of Viren les Français, killed and wounded and prisoners. Among and on their release conducted them in triumph the former was M. Harris, an aide-de-camp to the camp at Palo. One account says, that on of General Oudinot, and in the latter Captain the prisoners passing by Saint Peter's they Oudinot, his relation. The General himself rushed into the cathedral and unanimously was surrounded, and would have been taken vowed not again to draw their swords against prisoner but for the gallant exertions of his the inhabitants of Rome. troops.
The government being informed that it was A Neapolitan army, said to consist of from the intention of the French general again to 15,000 to 20,000 troops, had invaded the Roman attack Rome, issued the following proclamaterritory, and was advancing towards the tion, which was placarded on all the walls and capital. Garribaldi, the Roman general, went gates of Rome : out to meet them, and on the 3d of May, in the neighborhood of La Torre di Mezza Via, about Soldiers of the French Republic! For the eight miles from Rome, he met a detachment second time you are forced to appear as of 1,200 of this new enemy, and defeated them, enemies under the walls of Rome, of the retaking one hundred and fifty prisoners, and publican city which was once the cradle of two pieces of cannon. Having received or- liberty and military glory. It is an act of ders from the government to act only for the fratricide, which is imposed upon you; and defense of the city, Garribaldi returned to this fratricide, if ever it could be consummated, Rome on the 8th of May.
would strike a mortal blow against the liberty On the 7th the Triumviri, wishing to give a of France. The two people are bound by convincing proof that there was no feeling of mutual ties. The republic extinguished enmity towards the French nation, issued the amongst us, would be an eternal stain on your following decree, and sent back the prisoners flag, one ally the less for France in Europe, they had made to the camp at Palo:
one step the more on the road to monarchical
restoration, towards which a deceitful and deIn the name of God and the people :
ceived government impels your beautiful and Considering that between the French people
great country. and Rome, the state of war does not and can not
Rome, therefore, will combat as she has alexist :
ready combated. She knows that she fights That Rome defends, by right and duty, its
for her own liberty and for yours. Soldiers of own inviolability, but deprecates as an offense the French Republic ! Whilst you are marchagainst the common creed every collision be- ing against our tri-colored flag, the Russians, :ween the two republics :
the men of 1815, are marching into Hungary, That the Roman people does not hold re
and dreaming of a march into France. At sponsible for the acts of a misguided govern
some miles distance from you, a Neapolitan ment the soldiers who obey its orders by fight- banner of despotism and intolerance unfurled.
corps, which we have attacked, holds the ing :
At some leagues from you on your left, a reThe Triumvirate decrees :
publican city, Leghorn, resists at this moment
an Austrian invasion. There is your place. Art. 1. The Frenchmen taken prisoners on Tell your leaders to keep their word. Remind the day of the 30th of April are free, and will them that at Marseilles and at Toulon they be sent to the French camp.
promised you a battle against the Croats. ReArt. 2. The Roman people will salute with mind them that the French soldier holds at the applause and fraternal demonstrations at mid- end of his bayonet the honor and liberty of
France. French soldiers ! Soldiers of liberty!
“Elysee National, May 8, 1849. march not against your brethren. Our battles “My dear General—The telegraphic news are yours. Let the two tri-colored flags ally announcing the unforeseen resistance which theinselves, and march together to the libera- you have met under the walls of Rome, has tion of nations and the destruction of tyrants. greatly grieved me. I had hoped that the inGod, France and Italy will bless your arms. habitants of Rome, opening their eyes to eviLong live the French republic! Long live the dence, would receive with eagerness an army Roman republic!
which had arrived to accomplish a friendly and The Triumvirs,
ARMELLINI, disinterested mission. This has not been the
Our soldiers have been received as
MAZZINI. enemies. Our military honor is injured. I Rome, May 10, 1849.
will not suffer it to be assailed, for reinforce
ments shall not be wanting to you. Tell your And the following address to the Romans soldiers I appreciate their bravery, and take was issued by Avezzana :
part in what they endure, and that they may
always rely upon my support and my gratitude. “ Romana! With inexpressible joy I have My dear General, receive the assurance of received and published the tin of General | my sentiments of high esteem. Garibaldi relative to the brilliant feat of arms
· Louis NAPOLEON Bonaparte." at Palestrina, performed yesterday. Citizens ! This letter has been severely discussed in Modern Rome is like the ancient city, sur the Legislative Assembly; but the ministers rounded with enemies in the infancy of its declared that it was merely a private letter of republican life. But if the first came forth the President's, expressing his regret to the armed and powerful in war from being so often General, and was not in any way official—that assailed, the second, innocent, pure from blood, they had no participation in it. It has been cleansed from ambition, and aspiring only to highly reprobated, as being an insult upon the the exercise of human rights, will be encour. Assembly, promising to send reinforcements aged in her glorious mission by the sanctity of without taking the opinion of the representaher cause, and protected by the justice of God. tives of the nation on the subject. Persevere, therefore, Romans, with all courage. No important event has since occurred in We will overcome our enemies; we will guard Italy up to the date of the last advices, except. our rights; we will be the corner-stone of the ing that the Spaniards have landed a small rebuilding of Italy.
force, about 4000 men, at Fiunacini, to assist “ The French threaten yet once inore to the Pope. It will be seen that the Romans return to the assault; we will chase them back have altogether acted the most noble part in again in the tracks they have left from the these affairs, and that they are determined to 30th of April. At the first discharge of can resist to the uttermost. The next advices will oon, let all the citizens run gallantly to arms, be highly important. With regard to the sudand fy to defend the walls and barricades. den change of opinion which has taken place God is with us. The eternal right of the in France, and which, from a small minority of people shall not perish.
85, las raised the number of Montagnards “ JOSEPH Avezzana, the General-in-Chief, and Socialists in the National Assembly to Minister of War and Marine.
250, or perhaps 300, in the new Legislative ** Rome, 10th May, 1849."
Assembly, which is to consist of 750 members,
we cannot do better than give our readers The effect of this reverse was sensibly felt lardet, the former editor, and now the corres
some extracts from the letters of Mr. F. Gailby the Parisians, and throughout France. They were wounded in the tenderest point-in their pondent, of the Courrier des Etats Unis. Mr. military glory, and that too in fields where they of l'Yonne, comprising the whole of the former
Gaillardet was a candidate for the Department had always been accustomed to victory. The administration of Louis Napoleon was dis-province of Burgundy, and which, in the eleccredited; upon it fell the greater share of the
tion of the first Legislative Assembly, had disgrace incurred. For it had not been
shown an almost unanimous distaste for imagined by the French people that their sol- Socialist principles. Mr. Gaillardet obtained diers had been sent to Italy for the sole purpose ists, who obtained upwards of 28.000. This
27,158 votes, but was defeated by the Social. of reinstating the Pope. They had been told Auence, and their mortification and disappoint- Socialist members, out of eight, to represent it was to combat Austrian and Neapolitan in- Department, which was considered the very
incarnation of Bonapartism, has sent three ment were unbounded.
On this intelligence reaching Paris, the them in the Assembly President addressed the following letter to
M. Gaillardet says, in a letter dated 24th General Oudinot, which was immediately pub
Maylisbed in the Moniteur :
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