[Review of Harold the Dauntless, by Walter Scott]
Amusement, Natural Philosophy, Experiment, Cruelty, Instruments
Quotes the opening stanzas of the poem, which attribute to ennui such amusements as card-playing, billiards, dice, and 'Retort and airpump, threatening frogs and mice, | (Murders disguised by philosophic name)' (78).
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