24 DECEMBER 1831, Page 3

Letters from the Polish frontiers give a melancholy picture of

the state of the country. Such is the suspicious terror of the conquerors, that, not content with disarming the peasantry, they have ordered them to give up their scythes, axes, and all other im- plements of husbandry, which might on an occasion be converted into warlike weapons. In Warsaw, citizens daily disappear, no one knows or dares inquire how or whither.