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Handfome. The article determin- concern the fucceffion to the crown, ing the right of private persons to and became a fundamental law of Salic lands, was declared equally to the state.

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died in four minutes. As they having several times attempted to thought the snake's poison was not bite the stick. He then let it down, spent, they got a cat, which he bit and it was quite dead in eight or an hour afrer; she was very sick, ten minutes. The snake was then and they put her in a closet; but by cut into five pieces, and given to a fome means or other she got oui, hog, the head-part first, in the fight and the next morning was found of several people. The hag eat up dead in the garden.

all the snake, and ten or twelve days Amon, h after these experiments afterwards the captain saw the hog were made, the captain procured a alive and healthful. common black Snake not of the vi. To tbe instances already given of per kind, about two feet and a the Itrength and virulence of this half long, and just taken; and put poison on animals, let us add anoting this and the rattle-pake toge- ther on a vegetable body, which is ther, he irritated them so that they mentioned by colonel Beverly, who bit each other. He perceived that says, he was informed by colonel the black inake had drawn blood of Taylor, that being in company with the rattle-soake, before he took others in the woods, they found a them alunder ; the black snake died rattle-snake and cut off his head; in less than eight minutes, but the then with a green stick which he had rattlesnake did not seem fick, or at in his hand, about eighteen inches all the worse tor his wound. long, the bark of which was newly · The lait experiment the captain peeled off, he urged and provoked the made with this snake, was to try whe- head till it bit the stick with fury ther its poison would not prove mor- several times; whereupon the colonel tal to itself. In order to this he observing small green streaks rise up hanged it in such a manner that it along the stick towards his hand, he was not above half its length on the threw it on the ground, and in a ground, and then so irritated it, by quarter of an hour it split into sevepricking and fcratching it with two ral pieces, and fell alunder from needles fattened to the end of a end to end. stick, that it soon bit itself, after

The ADVANTAGES of HUSBANDRY: a FABLE.

IN the age of American adventures, ents; for it abounded with woods,

about the year 1550, when all rivulets, pasturage, and gold-inines. Europe proposed to grow rich in a Nay, the very stones were reported. moment, a Spanish gentleman, one to have a mixture of gold in them., Don Gregorio de Brice, being ac- Animated with this relation, Don quainted with some of Orellana's Gregorio turned his whole estate companions, lately returned from into money, and fitted out a ship, the siver of the Amazons, procured persuading his younger brother, Don intelligence of a small inland, called Eftevan, to join with him in the by the natives Rhadamilla. This adventure. The latter was a man little spot of land was represented to of a cool head, and totally devaid be the true Herperides of the anti- of aa:bition and avarice, but com

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