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Germany, the most ingenious and productive mines are overflowed, perfect methods are in use, for bring, which inight be drained by the use ing the ore safely, and at the least of proper inachinery. In other parts, possible expence, through the ordeal where the ground is rich in metallic of refinement. Formerly, it is well wealth, no skill or science is displayknown, that nearly all the quicksil- ed in searching after the ore; but ver employed in the operation was hosts of needy adventurers are col

mostly pres lected, as if for mere plunder, who

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