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We have received several communications and advertisements, but they arrived too late for insertion this week-ED. D. M.
For the Demetian Mirror.
For the Demetian Mirror. LINES IN HONOUR OF THE LLANDRINDOD WELLS, CALLED, IN WELSH, ifgtntott WHAT healing spring beneath the sky, On mountain high, or valley low, Can e'er in efficacy vie With the wells of Cwm-y-Go'. ? Samaria's matrons vaunted loud. That they could Jacob's fountain show; But Cambria's matrons are more proud Of the wells of Cwm-y-Go'. And Judah praised, in days of yore, Bethesda's portico; But its stagnant waters heal no more, Like the waters of Cwm-y-Go'. Of Castalie and Agannippe, The Greek bards used to crow; But they'd change their tone could they but sip The waters of Cwm-y-Go'. The muses sang at Hippocrern', With Apollo for their beau; But they would change their fa' .-■] For the wells of Cwm-y-Go'. j Some praise a French and r> opa, Of which they little know; But foreign springs must yiekf lie pas, To the wells of Cwm-y-Go'. And Bladud springs are called a balm To heal the gouty toe But Bladud's self must yield the palm, To the wells of Cwm-y-Go'. In Cheltenham walks, in bilious mood, Stalk Indians many a row Who had better digest their curried food At the wells of Cwm-y-Go'. And many wasted forms you'll view, Where Clifton waters flow, Who would soon recover their healthy hue At the wells of Cwm-y-Go'. Or should you wish your pallid cheek Again with health to glow, The balmy restoration seek At the wells of Cwm-y-Go'. Should you with trouble be depress'd, And your spirits feel full low, Then go relieve the care-worn breast At the wells of Cwm-y-Go'. And should a hapless maiden sigh, When jilted by her beau, The breezes soon her cheek would dry That breathe o'er Cwm-y-Go'. Or should a pining lover wear The willow sign of woe, He'll soon forget desponding care At the wells of Cwm-y-Go'. Should even death upraise his dart, Prepared to strike his blow, Without his victim, he'd depart From the wells of Cwm-y-Go'. Then visitors upraise your voice, And full your praise bestow, And cheerfully let all rejoice At the wells of Cwm-y-Go'. And now you've raised the poets flame, And caused such strains to flow, Bright and immortal be your fame, Ye wells of Cwm-y-Go'.
Hatest jmtclltgence. The Gazette of last night publishes the Treaty of July 15th, and we have elsewhere extracted from it an additional article which the copy we have already published did not contain. That article supplies an additional proof of the perfect disin- terestedness and good faith of the Allies in a solemn stipulation, which each will enforce against any contemplated infraction of it, that the Powers seek no augmentation of territory, nor exclusive influence, nor commercial advantages for their sub- jects which those of every other nation may not equally obtain." The French, therefore, must, or, at least, ought to be convinced that no injury whatever to them is contemplated, not even that relative injury, if it be one, of obtaining an advan- tage which they may not have. We also publish the note from Lord PALMER- STON to M. GUIZOT, with which he forwarded a copy of the Treaty to the French Ambassador after it was ratified, and in which he expressed his great regret that France did not chose to become a party to it, while the Noble Lord assured him that the great object of the Treaty was to uphold the integrity of Turkey, and take precautions to avert events which might disturb the general peace. From that note also we learn that on the 17th of July, only two days after the Treaty was signed, the French Ambassador was informed that such a convention had been concluded. All treaties, all assurances of statesmen, however solemn, must be regarded as worse than waste paper, all straight- forward open dealing must be held to be a cheat, if 'the French CovwJ'inent persist in seeing in this Treaty arty cause ',Jar"l, in the conduct of I,o, design to outwit and de- cei .he. the French Ministers to be so ex picious indicates in them a very lax mor.. ,n intention to prosecute some sinis- ter de-ugn of their own. The preparations for war accordingly continue unabatedly in France. The Paris Papers, which ar- rived to-day, speak of renewed activity in Toulon to organize a reserve squadron, and of great pre- paration in all the other ports. The Constitu- tionnel takes great pains to show that the Mi- nisters have called all the soldiers into active ser- vice, which the law has placed at their disposal, and have neglected nothing which is in their power to provide an immense army, fully equipped and most fully provided." A great deal, too, is con- tinually said in these papers about the rela- tive strength of the fleets of France and Eng- land. It is England therefore, and England chiefly, if not England alone, that is con- templated in all these mighty preparations. Now we will be bold to say that never did one nation, in the prosecution of great enterprizes, give another less cause of war than England has given to France. If the two greatest and most civilized nations of the world were now to go to war, even to divide Turkey between them, it would be an indelible disgrace to them if they were, however, to go to war for no rea- son whatever, posterity would execrate the states- men of this day. Such a war will be for our descendants wholly inexcusable, and no con- ceivable pretext will justify it. But the journalists who aid in forcing on such a war, and who now are almost as influential as statesmen, who call themselves, and perhaps with justice, the elite, and leaders of society, will be fully as much to blame as the statesmen and as long as their names are re- membered, they will be spoken of with detestation. We make an appeal to our continental brethren, for their honour, and the honour of humanity. England, rich in maritime resources, has nothing to fear but her people cherish peace as the means of human happiness and human improvement. War is bnt another name for destruction. It com- prises within itself all possible crimes, and is a disgrace to civilised man. The Paris Papers contain much discussion, but very little news. Louis PHILIPPE and his Ministers take a great interest in the fortifica- tions, of Paris, and have ridden out to inspect the proposed line in the vicinity of the Bois de Bou- logne and Neuilly. Louis PHILIPPE'S ordinary residence, therefore, is to be the first point secured. It has occurred to us to remind our neighbours that for the sum they are about to expend in fortifying Paris they might make railroads, abutting on Paris, to every part of the kingdom, and thus for the same sum, provide the means ef bringing the whole army of France, if necessary, to the Capital for its defence in a few hours, besides the facilitating com- merce and furnishing those means of communication which are the life-blood of improvement. To sacri- fice the interest of France for many years to the crotchet of fortifying Paris, when improvements in science may make the walls no meaus of defence, is paying an enormous price for a Royal whistle. The Ministerial Papers positively contradict the assertion of the Univers, mentioned in The Sun of yesterday, that a misunderstanding existed be- tween M. THIERS and M. GUIZOT on the subject of the Eastern Question. The Moniteur annouuces from Algiers, Sept. 12, that Colonel LEVASSEUR attacked the troops of ABD-ET-KADER at Medzergah, before Setif. His battalion of regulars was routed, and lost its colours. ll5 dead bodies remained on the field, and the enemy had a great number wounded. The French lost 5 killed and 24 wounded. These papers contain a report that the States on the German side of the Rhine are beginning to arm, and Austria is compelled to imitate France.
measure, and the lukewarmness of others—a rock of which the Aberystwith gentlemen should be aware. Perhaps I may add, that it is supposed if the Tories had been in office, Welshpool would still have re- tained the Assizes. I am, Sir, &c. LEGALIS. Radnorshire, Sept. 1840. Prestbury, nr CheWnarn 23 Sept. 1840. Mistir Hedditor Having had the last of your papers sent to me, I was surprised to see in it a letter from Mister Brodie, about Aberdovey Races, I doant want to pick a hoal in his cote if he does in mine, but I thinks him spiteful, and that he had no occasion to say what he has. In the furst Race he says that Miss Flirt came in second, leaving the little gray Victoria half a mile behinder. If I had a tried 1 could ha' beat his'n but its a no good to distress an- nymals without a chance, so I pulled her up when I fund it no go" Now about the Ladies Purse when we had word off" we went as far as could be, but he was so wery claver, that he cold'nt manage Miss Flirt and her bolted, and although I now the purswa- ded my Mistir Roberts to have it no "go" and he let um run again, when as Victoria had had no traneing and no work she could'nt stand it and was beaten. This here is the truth and no[misteak and Mister Roberts can stand beating gain. Mister Brodie says he is under the disagreeable nedcessity of taking the shine out on me. Cause I was beat,-which I do'ant think any disgrace, and instead of finding fault with he I would give him some good words, as he says he is going to Noomarket. If he goes there he will have to ride round posts, and should recommend him to ride with his toes not quite so much turned out, as if he went to near the postesis he would upset um, and hurt his foot into the bargain, and he must also learn to stand up in his stirrups, and not go "jolt" "jolt" like a postboy, orelse he will get larfedat; this is all I got to say to him, and will only tell him that if he goes there, the less he says the better, or nobody wont have him if he finds faults with others, and brags hisself up, as a mouth shut tells people a wise hed. Hoping you will plaze to put this in your paper. I begs to be your humble servant BUCKLE VEATHER WEIGHT.