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hot in summer and too cold in winter. Ma he writes Berthollet and Levèque:

I still do a little in mechanics: a part of which, if plete it, I shall have the honor of communicating in France.

He went steadily forward and succeede some fine copies in 1814. For one of Sap dates and the hours required for various pa a total of thirty-nine. Some censorious S discovered that the day he was employe "doing her breast with th drill" was Sabl in one who belonged to a strict Scottish family, betokened a sad fall from grace. W sider that his health was then precarious, debarred from chemical experiments, and sciely upon mechanical subjects; that in all pr was a stormy day (Sunday, February 3, 1811 also that "Satan finds mischief still for idle ha we hope our readers will pardon him for the irresistible temptation, even if on the ho day for once he could not "get off" his captivat The historical last workshop of the great w al its contents remains open to the public t as it was when he passed away. Pilgrims f lanis visit it, as Shakespeare's birthplace, B tage, and Scott's Abbettsford attract their m sands yearly. We recommend cur readers these this garret of Watt in their pilgrimage

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