The examples of scandal, and the progress of superstition, suggested the propriety of more forcible restraints.

The Jains, of whom mention has already been made, are seen in great numbers in the streets and bazaars. The English station is very picturesquely situated, and is purely European in appearance. The valor of the British army maintained, indeed, a sharp and doubtful contest, with the hardy discipline of the Illyrian legions. On the singular ability and courage of Brasidas there can be but one verdict of unqualified admiration: but the criticism passed by Thucydidês on Kleon, here as elsewhere, cannot be adopted without reserves. My mind was much relieved when I learned that no one on the transports had been killed and but few, if any, wounded.

There are people, amongst whom it is the fashion to turn their backs upon him they salute, and never look upon the man they intend to honour. They still preserved their former habitation of Pella, spread themselves into the villages adjacent to Damascus, and formed an inconsiderable church in the city of Beroea, or, as it is now called, of Aleppo, in Syria. By Howard Staunton. A child, by the ordinary rule of nature, hears, sees, and talks otherwise than a man of thirty years old; and he than one of threescore. As little mercy was shown by the populace to sufferers of a humbler rank.