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HISTORY, PHILOSOPHY, THE BELLES LETTRES,
JULY to DECEMBER, INCLUSIVE.
PRINTED FOR SHERWOOD, NEELY, AND JONES,
Printed by Squire & Warwick, Furnival's-Inn Court,
N° LXXX.-VOL. XIV.]
For JULY, 1810.
“We shali never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any other cause, if we can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue, ' and confidence to tru h."-DR. JOHNSON.
The ADVENTURES and TRAVELS, in would, while we are yet a short disParts of the Globe, of tance from the town, promise never HENRY VOGEL. Translated from to neglect your college studies withthe German. out the strictest necessity, nor visit taverns or brothels, nor engage in any duels, nor to spend more yearly than what you can spend without involving yourselves in debt."
While he was thus addressing us, our driver was accosted by the sentinel who stood at the city gates, and who demanded of him who we were? by which our discourse was interrupted, and the advice which we were receiving. We drove through Johnstreet, across the market, and alighted at the Sun iun. What a world! we exclaimed to our tutor, as we beheld, all at once, some hundreds of students assembled in the magnificent market place, part of whom were orderly and decent in their behaviour, were drunk and riotous, and all loudly roaring out together. We could not sufficiently look at such a numerous collection of students.
[Continued from Vol. x111. p. 301.]
S we approached towards Jena, am not wholly without anxiety that I shall be forced to leave you, in a few days, so entirely to yoursels and so far from my inspection. If I Ived but a few miles from here, I would see you at least once a week; for no one needs the advice of a faithful friend more than a youth at the university. His future destiny, I might almost say, is here alone marked out, and he may ascribe his future life, whether it be prosperous or adverse, happy or unhappy, to the course which he has held during his abode at the university. It is true, that a certain warmth and enthusiasm of character are peculiar to youth, and they often lead them into the most alarming excesses in the higher schools, they behold themselves possessing freedom, and few have learned how to respect themselves.
"At universities, and especially at one so numerously attended as this of Jena is, we may often find, among so many students, many who yield themselves up to intemperate delights, and who not only disturb their own welfare, but also become dangerous to those, by their example, whom a good ed, by his actions, that he had not and virtuous education had rendered promised in vain. My school-fellow, disinclined to every species of irregu- and now my fellow-lodger, who had larity. When I consider these and but little to spend, received from him many other perils, I cannot deny that not only all his lectures free of exI am in fear as to the consequences pense, but he promised him also, of committing you, my dear children, gratuitously, a place at AMTHOR'S to the direction of a university tutor table in Convictorio. This liberal amidst so many dangers: and it would legacy or bequest had been bequeathbe a real consolation to me, if you ed a few years before (viz. 1747) by
Next day we hired a room, entered our names upon the list of students, and cultivated the acquaintance of the professors whose lectures we proposed to attend: we were received by all of them in a very friendly manner. We received a general invitation to them, and the assurance that they would assist us on all occasions with their advice. The late WALCH shew