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l England with the announcement of the death of Charles Waterton, and actually contained an obituary notice of him. To-day, Mr. Waterton's son publishes a note saying that at last accounts his father was enjoying perfect health. Nevertheless, the announcement has called to my mind a purpose which entered it several weeks ago of giving you some account of this man, and his home, and mode of life. Charles Waterton — whose 'Wanderings' amused a generation almost, passed away, and furnished Sidney Smith for the subject of one of his funniest reviews — who bitted and bridled with log and rope an alligator in the Essequibo, and rode on terra firma--will be best known by my readers, perhaps, if I call him the English Thoreau. Although there is a vast difference between the one living by Walden Pond, in a house built by his own hand, and about the cube of his own length in size, at a cost of a pound per annum, or thereabout, and the wealthy naturalist of Walton Hall, yet it is more apparent