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[Heb. 1, stitution undergoes at the cessation of symptoms of the disease he not met hy the catamenia, may render subsequent too active a treatinent. It is not very alterations less perceptible.
improbable that this important change Of the various immediate causes to in the condition of the constitution is which this malady may owe its com. connected with a deficiency in the energy mencement, there is none more frequent of the brain itself, and an irregular supply than a common cold. When the body of the nervous infidence to the heart. is predisposed to this change, any occa Whatever, therefore, would weaken the sion of feverish excitement, and a priva, general system must be detrimental ; and tion of rest at the same time, will readily it seems in all cases of this kind more induce it. I have known an act of in- prudent to direct local than general eva. temperance, where intemperance was cuations for the relief of occasional connot hab iual, the first apparent cause of gestions in the blood vessels. it. A fall, which did not appear of con For the torpor of the stomach and di. sequence at the moment, and which gestive organs the warmer pu' gatives are would not have been so at any other time, generally preferable to those of a saline has sometimes jarred the frame into this kind; and I have often heen better satisa disordered action. A marriage contract. fied with the effect of the decoctum aloes ed late in life has also afforded the first compositum than that of other evacuants. occasion to this change; buë above all, If the system appear to be surmuunt. anxiety of mind and sorrow have laid the ing its difficulties, the Bath water may be surest foundation for the malady in its recommended with probable advantage, least remediable form.
particularly if the stomach has been Physicians 'will not expect me to prn. weakened by intemperance, and still pose a cure for this malady. In fact, I more especially if symptoms of gout shall have nothing to offer with confidence, in have been blended with those of the clithat view, beyond a caution that the macteric malady in its course.
PATENTS LATELY ENROLLED.
HR, WILLIAM DRUNTON's, of Butterley petent machinist err in rendering the
Iron Works, Derbyshire, Engineer; said bars or legs, to which he commonia for Machinery for propelling or draw cates such reciprocating motion, efficient ing Curriages upon Roads or Railways, for the purpose of propelling the wheel without Horses; also Vessels upon carriage or floating vessel, that carries
Canals. Dated May 22, 1813. the said moving power, if he take care O for sponds or railways, og han er small, at which the lower ses
, of boat, barge, or other vessel, employed what he calls the feet of the said bars or upon canals or navigation, Mr. Brunton legs, act or press alternately or conjointly proposes to place the moving power, (say (but the alternate action will generally a steam-engine,) by which the said waga be found most convenient) against the gon, cart, boat, or other vehicle or vessel, road or railway when the body to be is to be propelled or drawn. And he moved is on land, or against the bottom effects the progressive motion of the same or sides of the canal or navigation, when by means of one, two, or more bars or the body to be moved is on water. The iegs; but he describes only two, which lower extremities of the said levers, bars, act against the ground or against a rope, or legs, should be furnished with one or chain, bar, or rod; and which bars or legs more pieces, which he calls feet, made are attached to, or connected with, the of wood or of metal, of a breadth proporsaid moving power in such manner as to tioned to the material or materials receive from ibe said moving power a against which they are to act. The reciprocating motion, something similar more soft or loose these materials are, to the motion of a man's legs when in the the broader should be the soles of the act of walking; which reciprocasing nosaid feet; and the said feet will be found tion may be communicated froin the said to act best when they are attached to the moving power, to the said bars or legs said bars or legs, by means of joints, in by any of the usual and fit mechanical such a manner as to allow the feet to means employed by machinists to give a adapt or accommodate themselves to the reciprocating motion, nor can any com various inclinations or inequalities which
the road or material may present, that or rod, provided for the purpose; and on they may the better keep hold of the being drawn back by the mechanisin that road or material against which they are connects it with the moving power, to act, with the whole or with the greater gripes or catches the said rope, chairi, part of their surface.
bar, or rod, then the waggon or other He constructs the said bars or legs of carriaye, or the boat or other vessel, will metal or of wood, and of such lengeli, be drawn forward in the direction of the that during the act of propulsion, the said rope, chain, bar, ör rod; and, on the angle formed by the said bars or legs, conirary, if the leg act behind the body and the surface of the road, may be to be moved, it must be made to gripe such as to afford sufficient resistance or catch the rope, chain, or bar, as it. from the materials propellet against to moves outward behind, that the body to overcome the friction of the body to be be moved may be propelled forward. moved. This angle admits of consider When, by such an arrangement as has able latitude, but will be found to an- just been described, the bar, or lever, swer best when between filty and seventy with its foot or hand, is made to gripe or degrees.
catch a rope, chain, bar, rod, rack, or On the foregoing arrangement it is similar contrivance, the smaller the anonly necessary further to remark, that gle which the said bar or lever makes the machinist, who may wish to make with the said rope, chain, bar, rod, rack, use of his said invention after the expi- or similar contrivance, the better; as the ration of the term of years mentioned in forementioned angle of between fifty and the said letters patent, will see the pro- seventy degrees, is requisite only when priety of so constructing the machinery, the foot has no other means of taking that when the one leg and foot is brought hold of the road or material against which to the ground, or about to take the it acts but its own friction. ground, the other, by a suitable contri Of course, one waygon or boat being vance, may be raised up and suspended propelled or drawn forward, as many until it is again to be brought into action, more may be attached to that one, as and so alternately with each leg and foot, the power employed may be able to move if he adopt the alternate action; but if forward with suitable speed, he prefer the conjoint action, he must Cause both legs to rise when they have reached the extremity of their propelling range, and keep them both suspended till they are again required to act for the purpose of repeating the propulsion.
In circumstances, when suitable machinery, as a rack, indentations, teeth, or pins of metal, or of any suitable material, or ropes, chains, rods, or bạrs, are attached to roads or railways, to, in, or over, canals or navigations for the porpose of facilitating the movement of carriages, or of floating bedies, by mechanical means, the lower extremes of the aforesaid legs, or the feet of the said The figure represents a side view, of an legs, may be made to act against such efficient mechanical travelier. On the rack, indentations, teeth, or pins, or body of a wheel carriage (or in a boat, against such rope, chaili, rod, or bar, in as ihe case may be) is placed the moving the manner before described; or the power, namely, a steam-enginc. To the said legs, in place of having such feet as lower extremities, or propelling ends, of hare been described attached to them, the legs a b avd cd are attached, by may be furnished with any of the usual joints, the feet it and c, which act against 'and fit contrivances, by which a rope, ti ground. From an inspection of the chain, bar, or rod, is allowed to slide drawing, it will be perceiverl, that the freely one way, but locked or griped piston-rod, being attached by the joint b when the motion is reversed. 11 this to the leg a b, and to the reciprocating kind of arrangernent, if the bar or ley, lever be, and the said reciprocating lever with its foot, (or in this case it may be be being joined by the joint i to the rod compared to an arm with its haud,) slide i n. the said rod i n must always have its easily forward on any rope, chain, bar, motion nearly parallel to that of the pis
[Feb. 1, ton, and always in the direction of the face, and a greater facility of adaptation piston. And the said rod i n being con to inequalities, it may be of advantage, nected by the joint n with the sliding that instead of one foot, two or more rack n o, which receives the teeth of a feet, with proper joints, should be ate horizontal wheel, cannot move without tached to each leg. causing the said wheel to revolve, and Where circumstances may render it so giving a contrary motion to the oppo. desirable, the cylinder of the steam-en. site sliding rack connected by the joints gine may be placed vertically upon the with the rod st, which communicates carriage or boat, and be made, by a motion to the reciprocating lever de, and suitable arrangement of the inechanism, so to the other leg dc.
to give the required motion to levers or For the purpose of raising one foot bars intended to act as legs or propellers, from the ground during the progression or
as hands to gripe or catch a rope, of its leg, any contrivance, similar in its chain, rod, or bar. effects to the following, may be employ
In some observations by the patentee, ed. Attach to the reciprocative lever, he states as the result of actual experior rod of the opposite leg at d or p., or to ments made upon one of his machines, any part of the machine having a suit- that the boiler is five feet six inches longg able motion, a roller, made moveable three feet diameter, of wrought iron, and on its axis in one direction only by means constructed in a peculiar manner, hy of a ratchet and catch. In the groove of which all acute bendings of the plates this roller put another roller moveable sre avoided, and is capable of sustaining easily in either direction; fasten the an internal pressure of four or five hunbroad end of a strap, made of leather, or dred pounds upon the square inch. The of some suitable material; and from the feet are constructed as in the specifica. said pin carry the sail strap over the tion, and the step is twenty-six inches roller, and suspend a small weight to the long. The cylmder of the steam-engine other end of the strap. Things being is six inches diameter, and the piston thus arranged, while the leg inoves froin rod has a stroke of twenty-four inches, its position to another position, the com and the weight of the whole, including pound roiler will move also. The broad water, &c. is about forty-five cwt. part of the strap acting upon the roller,
The machine has been tried upon the and aided by the small weight, produces railway at the Crick lime-works, belongsufficient friction to raise the leg, till ing to the Batterley Company, and perprevented by a stop, from rising higher forms very well, and will be set to work than necessary; and when it has attained there regularly in the course of a few this elevation, the strap slips upon the weeks. roller, but still sustains the weight of the leg until the narrow part of the strap
Other Patents lately granted, of which we coming upon the loose roller, reduces the
solicit the Specifications. friction, and allows the leg to fall to the
ISAAC WILLSON, of the city of Bath, ground by its own gravity. Upon the gentleman ; for certain improvements upon
stove-grates, to prevent smoky rooms, and next propulsion, the leg resumes its po- for obtaining an increased heat from the sition, and the roller its position; the
same quantity of fuel.-Dated Novemsmall weight redrawing the strap over ber 29, 1813. the compound roller preparatory to a re SAMUEL TYRRELL, of Peddinghoe, in pesition of the mivement. *
the county of Sussex, farmer; for a broadThe feet may be made of any conve cast sowing machine.--Dated December 4, nient form, as like a horse's foot; and to prevent this part from l'eing rendered JOHN BATEMAN, of the township of soon upserviceable by wear, it should be Wyke, in the county of York; for an infurnished with some kind of shoe, which provement on musical instruments.-Dated may be renewed when necessary. The
December 9, 1813. soles of the feet should be of an extent
JOHN SWARBRECK Rogers, of the city proportioned to the materials on which ning or making a species of wool into yarn,
of Chester, merchant; for a mode of spinthey are 10 act, and in some cases for either by itself or with any other material, the purpose of gaining encreased sure
which yarn may be beneficially used in
various branches of manufacture. -Dated * For drawings illustrative of these pas- December 14, 1813. sages we refer the interested reader to that We invite Patentees to favour us with aseful work the Repertory of Arts, No. 140. copies of their Specifications.
REVIEW OF NEW MUSICAL PUBLICATIONS.
The celebrated Comic Divertisement entitled A Pyreneese Melody, wit! Variations for
ORANGE Boven, or MORe Good News, the Piano forte. Composed by Gelinex, 18 performed at the Theatre Royal Drury 1s, 6d. Lane. The Words written by Mr. T. The melody which forms the theme of Dibdin; the Music composed and selected this little production, was deserving of by John Whitaker. 8s.
the composer's choice. It is pleasing THIS piece, which consists of an
and interesting; and neither its novelty overture, eight songs, and a finale,
nor simplicity is lost in the variations by was evidently furnished in such haste, which Nir. Gclinex has given it the am. (to flatter the effervescence of a moment) plitude of a respectable and useful exthat even if we were disposed to the ercise for the instrument for which it is severity of rigid animadversion, sucli a
here adapted. Most of the practicable circumstance alone were sufficient to advantages have been embraced for disarm criticism : but Mr. Whitaker, diversifying, without disguising, the suisthough we do not award bim our unqua- ject matter, and it displays much in this lified praise, has succeeded too well not species of composition. Though the to claim a considerable degree of our latter variations are not without brila approbation. The overture is spirited liancy, they are tolerably well accommoand characteristic; the greater portion dared to the juvenile finger; and may of the songs are easy and vivacious; be practised, with advantage by those and the finale, though trivial, is appro- who are not prepared for more difficult priate, In a word, if the text:ire of exercises. the whole is slight, the materials are ingeniously manufactured, and have al
Grand Triumphal March, for two Pero
formuers on one Piano-forte. Composed ready proved lasting enough for the
by Ferdinand Ries. 25. 6d. occasion.
Mr. Rics, who has the honour of A Sonata for the Piano-forte; composed and holding a seat in the Royal Academy of
dedicated to Muzio Clementi, by his Pupil, Music in Sweden, has furnished, in the Louis Berger, of Berlin. 5s.
composition before us, a piece whic!), Mr. Berger, in the present piece, has besides the merit of conveying a wellpresented to piano-forte practitioners earned compliment to our victorious an agreeable and improving exercise. countrymen on the Continent, exhibits It is but just to add, that it abounds the author's talents and science in a with evidences of real science; and very favourable point of view, The that, although it cannot boast of any subject, as well as the general cast and very striking instances of original fancy, spirit of the music, is truly martial ; it is, taken in the aggregate, truly inye. and, by the novel manner of opposing nious, and calculated to invite the atten the purts in some particular passages, tion of every cultivated ear.
it pleasing and striking effect is proNine Variations on the favourite Air nf claced. The whole is bold, free, and
“ The Bay of Biscay." Composed and flowing; and the connection of the inscribrd to M. Clementi, by Suniuel ideas be praks a prompi and well-re. Wesley. 38.
gulated fancy. The ingenuity with which the va
A favourite Air by Rode, will Variations riations to this popular air are
for a Fiute and Piano-forte, by F. Eley. ceived, is perfectly consonant with our elevated opinion of Mr. S. Wesley's It is due to Mr. Eley that we should taste and science. While a free and give him considerable credit for his va. pleasing fancy pervades the adscititious riations to this justly admired air. The matter, the ingenious conduct of the manner in which the original ideas are inner and under parts, particularly that treated, and the judgment evinced in of the bass, at once points out the the distribution of the passages between musician and the man of talent. We the two instruments for which the comcannot better conclude our remarks on position is intended, prove Mr. Eley's this valuable, though circumscribed pre entire qualification for the task of arduction, than by recommending it to the ranging, arnplifying, and adapting. The attention of young piano-forte practia notes given to the flute, and those astioners.
signed to the piano-forte, sbew Mr. E. MONTHLY MAG, No. 251.
Alphabetical List of Bankruptcies. [Feb. 1, to be a master of those instruments, at subject, presents, in its digressive matter, least as far as regards the knowledge of proofs of a florid and ductile fancy. their characters and powers; and the Pyrenean Niarch for the Piano-forte. Concombined effect demonstrates his skill in
posed and dedicuted to the brare Armies design and disposition.
under Lord Wellington, by Louis Berger,
of Berlin. A Trio for the Piano-forte, Flute, and If this march does not possess all Violoncello. Composed and dedicated to
the novel character and martial ardour Miss Littlejohn, by T. Haigh. 23. 60. This trio, which the composer bas
worthy of the particular subject to founded on the well-known air of “When
which it is applied, still it is entitled to War's alarms,” is far from being devoid of
our acknowledgment of its ranking merit. The prelude is fanciful and in
above the generality of modern nuilitary genious; and the principal movement,
pieces, and offers a promise of future excepting that its combinations are, per
excellence in this species of compo
sition, haps, a little lov organical, is managed with an address creditable to Nir, Haigh's
Frcedoe's Tree; a Patriotic Bass Song. talent and judgment.
Composed with an Accompaniment for the
Piano-forte, by John Whitaker. 18. 6d. Prelude, Variations, and Rondo, for the We find, in this song, some bold and
Harp or Piano forte. Composed by Ber energetic passayes; and though a fine nard Romberg: 3s.
and wasculine turn or two, which lay in The concents of Mr. Romberg's pre bis way, have escaped Mr. Whitaker's sent publication are as ingenious as va attention, yet no inconsiderable com. rious. The prelude possesses much well. mendation is due to his effort, which arranged execution; the succeeding certainly breathes, in a great degree, the movement is free and masterly; and the generous and redoubled spirit of a trueconcluding rondo, while agreeable in its born Englishman.
ALPIIABETICAL List of BANKRUPTCIES and Dividends, announced between the
14th of December and the 18th of Junuary, extracted from the London Gazettes. N. B.-In Bankruptcies in and near London, the Attorniis are to be understood io reside in
lon, and in Country Bunkruptcies at the Residence the Bunkrupt, except other, wise expressed.
Willis and CO.
BANKRUPTCIES. (This Month 109.)
(Ross and son. London
chants. ( Windus and Hoijaway
cery lane Bunn T Suuth Town, Southwark, merchant. (Fran)
cis, London Pilhan J. Norwich, grocer. (Foster and Unthank Bilby . Tottenham Court road, builder. (Lee, south
rers, (Kinderley audio. London Cusack P. Norwich taylor. (Preland and Procter,
and Bunn Clay G. Poplar,
baker. (Stratton and Allport, Shreditch Coles J. New Bond ftreet, jeweller. (Fruwde and
Rute shampiog J. St. Paul's Church Yard, grocer. (Moutriou afton J. Spalding, mofchance Games LOCOR
Dowdell G. Castle Areet, Southwark, four factor. (
dington), cotton spirners. (Willis and co.
factors. : Roffer and son, London Gregory J Neath, Glamorgan, linen draper.
(Cardale and Young, London Gray E. ana T. Laver, Newgate street, worited trimming
hard and co.
fon) and cu London
(Battye Iddon w. Creston, linen draper. (Winde, London Ireland R. Eat Areet. Sr. Mary-le Bune, cheefemongers
(Green well and Lloyd IJRACS J. Hackney Crefceist, jeweller. (Ifaacs, London