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whole of the sculpture is by D. Dunbar, the spirited founder, and A Manual of Instructions in Gymnastics has been printed at Co- chief stay, of the Carlisle Academy. penhagen, by order of the King of Denmark, and a copy sent to all Theatrical Gossip --At a meeting of the friends of Covent Garden the schools in the kingdom-his Majesty desiring that these exercises which took place a few days ago, a voluntary loan and subscription should be universally taught.
were entered into, to enable the performers to open the house at the MR ALEXANDER BALFOUR.-We are sorry to have to record the usual period. It was stated, that if £6000 could be collected, it would death of this gentleman, who died here a few days ago. Mr Balfour be sufficient to keep all the creditors quiet; and from the spirit which has long been known to the public as an author of much respecta- seemed to pervade the meeting, where £1500 was subscribed in a very bility, both in prose and verse. His principal works are “ The Scot- short time, there can be little doubt of the sum required being soon tish Probationer," a Novel, “ Contemplation, and other Poems,"
made up. It is strange, that at this meeting no notice whatever was and "Characters omitted in Crabbe's Parish Register." He was at taken of the liberal offer which had been made by Macready. It was one time the chief writer in Constable's Edinburgh Magazine, and mentioned, however, that Miss Kelly had offered to perform six nights contributed largely to many other periodicals, among which we have gratuitously. At the English Opera House, two little dramas have pleasure in including the LITERARY JOURNAL. He had been long been produced with suecess, the one entitled "Sold for a Song," and in an infirm state of health ; but his mental powers remained vigo
the other “ The Recruit."-At the Haymarket, another new piece by rous to the last. He has left many manuscripts behind him, which it
Miss Boaden, called “ William Thomson," seems to be pleasing the is not unlikely may yet be given to the public.
people pretty well.-Miss Foote and young Kean have been performFRENCH LITERATURE.-Paris is too busy with the new Mi
ing at Brighton.-Miss Love, who ran away from a provincial ennistry to afford us much literary novelty. What new works, either
gagement the other day, has intimated her intention not to rein literature or the fine arts, make their appearance, are either nie
turn to the stage till she is tired of her present more secluded mode * glected or laid hold of for the purpose of making a political squib.
of life. -Mackay, of our Theatre, seems to have established himself M. Charles Lacretelle, of the French Academy, has published "L'His
as a favourite in Liverpool ;-" His Benefit," says one of the Newstoire de la Restauration.” The Constitutionnel calls it impartial,
papers of that city, “was deservedly honoured by one of the fullest which is a good ground for believing it to be the reverse.-The nine
attendances of the present season. The play was · The Bride of months' confinement of the poet Beranger is on the eve of termina
Lammermuir,' in which he delighted us with one of the richest pieces tion. It is not unlikely that he may be delivered of a book as well
of comic acting, and one of the most finished specimens of dramatic as from a prison, at the end of that critical period. A subscription is
portraiture we ever witnessed, Caleb Balder stone." -Malibran Garcia in progress for the payment of his fine.-A Revue Britannique is now published at Paris : but, in the last number, only one of the eight coming here on a permanent engagement, has been performing there.
has been singing at the Liverpool Theatre; and Miss Jarman, who is principal articles has any reference to this country,—“Mæurs An
Her abilities are very well estimated by a Liverpool critic in these glaises; un concert bourgeois.”—Professer C. Dumenil, member of the Academy of Sciences, &c. commenced a course of Zoological dicious, unaffected, and, within a certain range, very forcible. In the
words; -“ Miss Jarman is an extremely agreeable actress-easy, julectures in the gallery of the Museum of Natural History on the 1st
various parts she performs, one has always pleasure in seeing her: of September. He proposes to confine himself this year to the patu.
for if she fails in any to produce all the effect which one can desire, ral history of reptiles and fishes.-"Le Proscrit, ou les Ruines du Chateau de Hunebourg." a new work lately announced, is undergo that Mr Jones, in consequence of the liberal encouragement he has
she never offends, either by tameness or extravagance."-We observe ing a round of puffs preliminary from some of the Journals.
received in London, is to continue to give lessons in elocution there FRENCH THEATRICALS.-The directors of the Parisian Theatres
for some time longer. -We are happy to understand, that it is not pay a tenth of the price of every ticket of admission towards a poor's
Mr Bass's intention to re-open the Caledonian Theatre during the 1. fund. They have lately refused to pay this proportion in the case
winter. He is to close in a week, and proceeds, we believe, to Perth of gratis tickets. The Prefecture of the Seine, however, has decreed that this tithe is to be levied on all tickets of admission, those which during the Hunt. Mrs Bass takes her benefit on Monday, but the are given gratuitously, as well as those which are sold. The only opening of the Theatre-Royal on that evening will be against her,
which we regret, as her husband has conducted the establishment Texception is in favour of tickets granted expressly to servants of the
well, and seems resolved to act with prudence, by avoiding any foolTheatre and police officers Rossini's new opera, William Tell, still
ish competition with Mr Murray. The report that De Begnis had keeps the stage at L'Academie.-The opera of Paul and Virginia,
taken the Caledonian Theatre for December is not correct; some which had been announced for representation at the “ Théâtre de la
correspondence took place between him and Mr Bass on the subject, rue Ventadour," has been withdrawn: it is said, at the command of the Ministry. 'M. la Bourdonnaye was afraid that the parterre might that Alexander intends opening a theatre in George Street; Alexan
but no terms have been agreed upon.-We do not believe the rumour take occasion, from a namesake of his who figures in the piece, to
der is not such a blockhead. cut some jokes a: his expense.-M. l'Abbé Motte, Cure of the Cathedral at Rouen, has had the unheard-of liberality to perform the marriage ceremony for a M. Serda, an actor there; and without pronouncing any anatherna against his profession. The liberal journals are
TO OUR CORRESPONDENTS. of course filled with praises of the magnanimous conduct of M. le
SEVERAL Reviews are unavoidably postponed. Curé.
We have received a letter from Ms Mackay, the author of the GERMAN LITERATURE.—We learn by a letter from Germany that
History of the Clan Mackay," in which it is taken for granted that Dr Becker, of Offenbach, is preparing a German Grammar for the
the review of that work which appeared in our pages was written by use of the London University, to be published early in the winter.
a person who did not write one word of it. It would be unfair, thereWe are glad that the University has fixed upon Dr Becker for the
fore, to publish the letter; nor are we desirous to enter into any conexecution of this task ; for, both from our own knowledge of the
troversy with Mr Mackay, never having expected that he would Doctor's grammatical researches, and from the experience of several
agree with the opinions we promulgated regarding his book. of our friends, we can safely state, that his plan of tuition has, in
The able article on “ The Literary Character of Charles James every instance, been found able to advance the student rapidly, and,
Fox" shall have an early place.—"A Reminiscence of School Days" at the same time, to ground him thoroughly in the language. We
lies over for insertion.-We never refuse a request, if possible ;-that observe that Dr Von Muhlenfels is also preparing selections from the
of " A Friend" is granted. We cannot insert the review sent us by German, in prose and poetry, together with lectures preliminary to
“ F. G.," as we have not seen the book reviewed, and do not choose the study of German literature, for the use of the students at the
to praise it so highly on the authority of an anonymous correspondLondon University. We contemplated offering some remarks of our
ent. There are some pretty thoughts in the story of “ The blind own on the most eligible plan of study for such as wish to acquire
Fiddler;" but it does not quite come up to our standard. German; but we shall now defer them till the appearance of these
The communication by the author of " Anster Fair" in our next. works-Another part of the Byzantine Historians has been published
The Ballad of “ Lord Aubrey's Daughter" is clever, but unequal, at Boon. It contains the Chronographies of Syncellus and Nicepho
and too long.–We were on the point of inserting “ The Auld Man rus. Neither work is of much interest.
to his Staff," but, on a second reading, we thought it scarcely good FINE ARTS.-Newcastle Exhibition. -Taken as a whole, this exhi
enough.-"J. C." of Glasgow has genius, but “ The Contrast" is not bition scarcely equals that of last year. The sale of pictures, too, is
his best effort.-" Philo-Celticus," of Dalmally, is rather Ossianic for dull; and, of the few that have sold, scarcely one has brought the
our taste.- The contributions from London, by the author of the price originally fixed upon it by the artist. Among the sales is
Translation from Heyne, are not so good as we could wish.-The efLauder's “ Dying Soldier." Among the names in the catalogue, we
fusions of "A Subscriber," and of “G. L.," will not suit us. recognise Martin, Howard, Crome, Forster, and a goodly number of our Edinburgh artists, among whom we observe Pairman, with his eternal “Sheep's head.” Many of the pictures, both by English and ERRATUM.-In the Edinburgh Literary Joumal, No. 13, p. 198, Scoitish artists, which are now at Newcastle, have already been ex- for “ H. V. Boluffy," read “ H. V. Bolaffy."
[No. 15. September 19, 1829.]
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A MELANCHOLY SITUATION.-The leading article of a recent Number of an American paper, consists of the following sentence:
" The editor, printer, publisher, foreman, and oldest apprentice, A New Juvenile Annual is in a state of forwardness, to be called
(two in all) are confined by sickness, and the whole establishment The Zoological Keepsake, a name which describes at once both its
has been left in the care of the devil." peculiar feature, and almost its whole plan of contents and publica
Theatrical Gossip. The subscription for the relief of Covent Gartion. It will be enlivened by a light conversational manner of treat
den proceeds more slowly than was expected, and it seems doubtful ing its Zoological topics, and by an abundance of anecdote, and a
whether the sum required will be obtained. Should the Theatre re. share of humorous poetry, and description. The embellishments
open, we understand that a tragedy from the pen of Charles Kemble's will consist of engravings, from drawings by Cruickshanks, Land
eldest daughter is likely to be brought out. We have heard of this seer, Baynes, Saunders, and others.
young lady's talents before, and believe she is the authoress of one The embellishments for the Third Series of the Tales of a Grand
or two successful minor pieces.—The admission prices at Drury Lane father are engraved. The frontispiece for the first volume is a por
are to be reduced for the ensuing season to six shillings for the trait of the Chevalier de St George, and the vignette is the execution
boxes, and three for the pit. It is said that Miss Mitford's new traof Lord Derwentwater and his unfortunate fellow-sufferers; for the second solume there is a portrait of the Duke of Argyle, and a vig- of the celebrated singer, is also to appear speedily at Drury-Lane.
gedy will be the opening piece. Young Charles Incledon, the son nette of an incident which took place at the battle of Sheriff-muir;
He is said to have a fine voice, and to resemble his father a good deal ? and for the third volume a portrait of a Highland Chieftain, out in
in every thing, except that he is extremely diffident a good fault.the “ forty-five," and a vignette of Flora Macdonald. The work is
Kean, it appears, is at loggerheads with the Dublin manager, who expected to appear about the end of the year. The Life and Times of Daniel de Foc is preparing for publica
has refused to pay him £350 of salary, which Kean says he owes
him. tion. If well executed, the publication ought to be an interesting Kean says that the manager would receive no report from a physi
If the action come into court, it promises some amusement. one, both as a literary biography, and as an illustration of a remark
cian as to the state of his health, and obliged him to play with a comable period of English literature. We understand that the Bijou is to appear this season along with
pany who were quite ignorant of their business. Lady Macbeth, he the other Annuals, with high graphic and literary attractions.
declares, know only about one line in seven, and the very ghosts Gleanings of an English Hermit in Portugal during the years
were deficient. The inanager's principal objection to payment is
founded on Kean's refusal to die, on certain occasions, with beco1827, 1828, and 1829, is announced as about to be published in Lis.
ming s; irit, and, in particular, to show proper fight with his own bon. Some Account of the Life and Writings of White Kennet, D.D.,
son, while he acted Macduff:-A new comic opera (the music by CaMinister of St Botolph, Aldgate, afterwards Lord Bishop of Peter
tel, professor of harmony in the French Institute) has been transla
ted by Mr Cummins, the manager of the Leeds Theatre, and has borough, by W. Burgess, is in the press.
been received there with enthusiastic applause.—Matthews and Yates The publication of the translation of Childe Harold into German,
have made a successful debut at Paris ; and, what is oud, Yates ap1 by Baron Von Sedlitz, has been prohibited by the Austrian authorities
pears to be the decided favourite with the Parisinn critics. One of at Vienna!
them says,-" We are not aware what may be the comparative deThe Poems lately published by the King of Bavaria, have exc ed
gree of merit assigned to these two famous mimics by the English ma considerable sensation amongst the literati of Germany; and an emi.
public; but, to judge from the effect which they produced on the nent literary character, now residing abroad, we understand, is pre
French portion of their audience, Yates would amuse more in a paring a translation of them, with which the public will be shortly quarter of an hour, than Matthews in the whole hour."— Rossini was favoured.
lately a few days at Milan, and was present at a representation of the CHEAP LITERATURE.-The spirit which gave rise in England to
“Pirate," a new opera by a new composer, named Bellini. A great the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, has spread itself
crowd was attracted to see il gran maestro, but it pleased him to keep over the Continent. A subscription has been opened at Louvain
at the back of his box during the whole of the performance, and only for the economical propagation of useful books. Each member is to receive a copy of all the works which the Society may have pub- opera was among the number, to whom he paid some high compli
a few friends were admitted to a sight of him. The author of the lished in the course of the year, in virtue of a subscription of six flo
ments. He also expressed himself in high terms of praise of a female rins (10s. 70.) Twelve volumes will be published annually, con
singer, whom he had not heard till that occasion,-Mademoiselle taining at least 120 sheets each, and embracing the matter of twelve
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opera season at Paris, is the idol of the Milanese dilettanti, who place
her on a par with Madame Fodor.-We are happy to learn that a Bust OF MRS HEMANS.—Mr Angus Fletcher has nearly finished a bust of this celebrated poetess. We have had the pleasure of seeing author of " Virginius," is in active preparation ; and we believe
tragedy, from the pen of James Sheridan Knowles, the distinguished it, and are able to speak very favourably of it. It is chastely and
Miss Smithson, his countrywoman, is to play the heroine. — The Caelegantly executed, and, whilst the individual features are well copied, ledonian Theatre closes this evening. We shall have no objection to the general character of the countenance has been happily brought see Mr Bass again, when the Theatre-Royal shuts its doors,—but not out. It is somewhat remarkable, that there is a striking resemblance
till then. between the expression of Mrs Hemans's face and that of Miss O'Neil. We believe the bust has been executed for Sir Robert Liston, but it
WEEKLY List or PerFORMANCES. will be exhibited here next season. MacDonald's STATUES.–A drawing which has been taken of this
Sept. 22-Sept. 25. group by Lauder, is about to be lithographed, we believe, by Johnstone, and will be published immediately. This is a compliment Tues. The Stranger, f Happiest Day of My Life. which Macdonald deserves.
WED. The Provok'd Husband, & Do. GYMNASTICS.- A Hint to the Highlanders.-A French periodical, Thur. King Richard III., & Do. the Revue Encyclopedique, adverting to the account given in the FRI. The Merchant of Venice, f 'Twould Puzzle a Conjuror. Edinburgh newspapers, of the feats performed at the last meeting of the Highland Club, observes, that if the best high leaper sprang only 50 inches from the ground, and that if the best thrower of the hammer threw the 21-pound hammer only 31 feet 4 inches, and the
TO OUR CORRESPONDENTS. 12-pound hammer only 67 feet 4 inches, there is scarcely a villager The descriptive sketch of the ascent of Bennevis shall be inserted. in France who would not be willing to dispute the palm with the -"A Tale of the Coast of Kent," and " J. C. U." are under considerScotch either in leaping or throwing the hainmer. We daresay the ation -We have received Mr Brydson's explanatory note.—The Jones Revue Encyclopedique is right; but, fortunately for Scotland, the alluded to by the John Bull is not our Jones. inembers of the Highland Club are far from being its best gymnas. The posthumous poem by the late Alexander Balfour, which we tics. We have seen a Scotchman clear at a high leap 61 inches; and, think one of its author's happiest efforts, shall have an early place.as for throwing the hammer, we will, ourselves, undertake to throw “ The Weepers," by “ T. B.J." of Glasgow,-the Communications either of the two mentioned half-a-dozen feet farther, and we know from Montrose,-the Ballad by “ C." of Dalkeith, the Letter from many men who could throw them a dozen.
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