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Mingle? ted him to mingle a little wine with his water.

Thefe compliances however were fo extremely irksome to his temper, that the month

seemed to pass away as slowly as a year. expired? 61. When it was expired, and his servants

came to ask his orders, he inttantly threw himself into his carriage without taking leave. either of the doctor or his family. When he came to reflect

upon the treatment he had received, his forced exercises, his involuntary involuntary ? abstinence, and all the otner mortifications he

had undergone, he could not conceive but it muli be a plot of the physician he had left behind, and full of rage and indignation, drove directly to his house in order to reproach him

with it. Sugges? 62. Tlie physician happened to be at home,

but scarcely knew his patient again, though, after so thort an absence. He liad shrunk half his former bulk, his look and colcur were mended, and he had entirely thrown away his crutches. When he had given vent to all

that his anger could suggelt, the physician perfuafion. cooliy answered in the following manner: I

know not, sir, what right you have to make me these reproaches, since it was not by my persuasion that you put your elf under the

care of doct r Pamozini. integrity ? 63. Yes, fir, but you gave me a high charac,

ter of his ikill and integrity. Has he then de

ceived you in ether, or do you find yourself worse. worse than when you put you felf under his

care ? I cannot say that, ansiere.i thegentleinan.

64. I am, to be sure, surprizingly improved complain. in my dizeition ; I sleep better than ever I did

before ; I eat with an appetite; and I can walk, almost as well as ever I could in my life.

And do you seriously come, faid the phyfimiracles ? cian, to complain of a man that has effected all these miracles for you in so short a time,


and unless you are now wanting to yourself, has given you a degree of life and health, which


had not the smalleit reason to expect ?

65. The gentleman, who had not sufficient. Confused? ly conidered all thele advantages, began to look a littlé confuled, and the physician thus dupe ? went on. All that you have to complain of is, that you have been involuntarily your own parcel. dupe, and cheated into bealth and has piness. You went to doctor Ramozini, and law a parcel of miserable wretches comfortably at dinner.

66. That great and worthy man is the father of al about him : He knows that most of originate ? the diseases of the poor originate in their want of food and necessaries; and therefore benevolemtly alifts them with better diet and clothing.

67. The rich, on the contrary, are general. vidims ? ly the victims of their own foth and intemperance; and therefore he finds it necessary fo use a contrary method of cure, exercise, abstimence, and mortiication.

68. You, fır, have been indeed treated like rouzing. a child, but it has been for your own advantage. Neither your bed, nor meat, nor drink has ever been medicated; all the wonderful change that has been produced, has been by giving you better habits, and rouzing the flumbering powers of your own constitution.

69. As to deception, you have none to com- perfuaded. plain of, except what proceeded from your own foolith imagination; which persuaded you that a physician was to regulate his con- regulated? duct by the folly and intemperance of his patient.

70. As to all the rest, he only promised to promised. exert all the secrets of his art for your cure; and this, I am witness, he has done fo effect- effettually, ually, that were you to reward him with half


your fortune, it would hardly be too much

for his deserts. Dispatched? 71. The gentleman, who did not want ei

ther sense or generosity, could not help feel. ing ihe force of what was faid. He therefore

made a hand.ome apology for his behaviour, gratitude. and instantly dispatched a servant to Docior

Ramozini, with a handsome present, and a letter exprefling the highest gratitude.

72. And to much fatisfaction did he find in relapsed? the amendment of his health and spirits, that

he never again relapied into his former habits

of intemperance, but by ccnftant exercise and intemperance ? uniform moderation, cortinued free from any

considerable disease to a very comfortable old age.


The way to make money plenty in every man's

pocket.nl Money. A

T this time, when the general com

plaint is, that--"money is scarce," it will be an act of kindness to inform the moneyless how they may reinforce their pock

ets: I will acquaint them with the true fereinforce! cret of money-catching the certain way to

fill empty purses—and how to keep them always full. Two simple rules well observed,

will do the business. companions. 2. First, let honesty and indusry be thy

constant companions; and, fecondly, spend belly-ache. one penny less than thy clear gains, Thin

• fhall thy hide-bound pocket foon begin to creditors. thrive,and will neveragain cry with the empty

belly-ach neither will creditors insult thee, frerze. nor want oppress, nor hunger bite, nor naked.

ness freeze thee. hemisphere? 3. The whole hemisphere will shine bright. er, and pleasure fpring up in every corner of


thy heart. Now, therefore, embrace these Bleak?
rules and be happy: Banith the bleak winds
of sorrow from thy mind, and live independ-

4. Then shalt thou be a man, and not hide approack. thy face at the approach of the rich, nor suffer the pain of feeling little when the fons of fortune walk at thy right hand; for independen- fleece. cy, whether with little or much, is good fortune, and placeth thee on even ground with the proudest of the golden fleece,

5. Oh then, be wife, and let induftry walk reachest, with thee in the morning, and attend thee until thod reacheit ihe evening hour for rest. Let honesty be as the breach of thy soul, and never penny. forget to have a penny, when all thy expenses are enumerated and paid.

6. Then shalt thou reach the point of han- field? piness, and independence shall be thy the d. and buckler, thy helmet and crown; tiren buckler? fhall thy soul walk ti prightly, nor stoop to tlie fiiken wretch because he bath riches, nor pock- helmet? et an abuse because the hand which offers it wears a ring let with diarnondó.


On the Boiling of Potatoes.
T'HERE is nothing that would tend Confump

more to promote the consumption of tion? potatoes, than to have the proper mode of preparing them as food, generally known. In London, this is little attended to; whereas in potatoer. Lancastershire and Ireland the boiling of potatoes is brought to very great perfection indeed.

2. When prepared in the following manner, boiled. if the quality of the root be good, they may be eaten as bread, a practice nat unusual in Ireland. The potatoes should be, as much as separately. poflible, of the fame fize, and the large and {mall ones boiled separately;



3. They muit be washed clean, and with

out paring or scraping, put into a pit with produce ? cold water, not sufficicnt to cover them, as

they will produce themselves, before they gronse

bori, a considerable quantity of Auid. They do not admit being put into a vessel of boiling water, like greens.

4. If the potatoes are tolerably large it erude? will be ncceffary, as foon as they begin to

boil, to throw in some cold water, and occa

fionally repeat it, till the potatoes are boile unpalatable ? ed to the heart; they will otherwise crack,

and burst to pieces on the outside, whilst the

infide will be nearly in a crude state, and unwholesome ? consequently very unpalatable aud unwhole


5. During the boiling, throwing in a pour little falt occasionally is found a great im

provement, and it is certain that the flower, evaporate ? they are cooked the better.

When boiled, pour off the water, and evaporate the moistmoisture. ure, by replacing the veisel in which the

potatoes were boiled, once niore over the fire. This makes them remarkably dry and mealy.

6. They should be brought to the table

with the skins on, and eat with salt, as biead, fuperior Nothing but experience can satisfy any cre

how superior the potatoes will be thus prepared, if the fort be good and mealy.

7. Some have tried boiling potatoes in fteam, team. thinking by that process that they must inbibe

less water, but immerfion in water causes imbibe? the discharge of a certain substance, which immersion ? the team alone is incapable of doing, and by discharge ? retaining which the flavour of the root is in., flavour?


jured, and they afterwards become dry by retaining? being put over the fire a fecond time without


8. With a little butter, or milk, or fish,


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