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[No. 19. October 17, 1829.]

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mar.

A DIFFICULT Point.We are credibly informed, that the March first new piece to be produced at this Theatre, is a tragedy by Mr of Intellect is making progress among the Old Light Burghers, and Thomas Wade, author of "Woman's Love." The work possesses that a Committee has been actually appointed by that association, to attractions of a rather peculiar kind, as the two principal characters, take into serious consideration, whether the reading of the line by father and daughter, are Jews, and will be represented by Mr Kemble the precentor during the singing of the Psalm should not be dis- and his daughter. It was at first intended to bring out this piece im. pensed with ? This practice is considered by some of the members mediately; but the advice of friends has induced the manager to deas a very great innovation on the “ wisdom of our ancestors," and termine on letting Miss Kemble play Belvidere first. ** Venice Preis likely, we understand, to create as great a schism among them as servest" is therefore in preparation, and will be the second play in the Organ Controversy has caused among the Relief Communion. which Miss Kemble will act. The petite comedy of the “ First of

NECROLOGY.-Died at Milan, on the 29th of September, Etienne May," which we noticed last Saturday, continues to be played suc. Dumont, edicor and translator of the works of Jeremy Bentham, at cessfwly. It is from the pen of Miss J. Hill, sister of Mr Benson Hill,

the age of seventy. He ranked high among those literary men who furinerly of the Edinburgh Theatre, and authoress of “ Holiday E gain a reputation by becoming the mouth-pieces and assistants of Dreams, ' and other poetical pieces, which have attraeted some share

men of genius. In his youth, he stood in this relation to Mirabeau, of attention.-Mr Lister's tragedy of " Epicharis" seems to be inand latterly to our great jurist.–Died at Paris, on the 25th of Sep

creasing in popularity, chiefly in consequence of the fine acting of tember, J. Rondelet, architect, in the eighty-sixth year of his age. Young, who plays Subrius Flavius, “the noblest Roman of them He published, in 178.3, his “ Traité Theorique et Pratique de all," and of Miss Philips, who sustains the part of Epicharis, a Grel'Art de Batir." In 1794-5, he was appointed joint director in the cian freedwoman, betrothed to Flavius. Since the re-opening of the erection of the various monumen's then executing in France, and Adelphi, Messrs Matthews and Yates have been excecdingly prosperhad a share in the formation of the Ecole Polytechnique. He was ous, although i hey have lost the valuable assistance of T. P. Caoke. : subsequently appointed professor in the school of the Fine Arts. He

It is said that they are about to bring over to the Adelphi a huge ele became latterly quite blind; and in this state the venerable old man

phant, whose performances have been attracting immense crowds to might frequently be seen led by his son to the meetings of the Insti- the Cirque Olympique at Paris. This will be a novel sort of “star." tute.

- The Haymarket closed last week, after a profitable season.-Jones EDINBURGH PROFESSIONAL Society's CONCERTS.-We are glad has not appeared a second time at Covent Garden, and considering to understand that the Edinburgh Professional Society of Musicians his success on his debut, we cannot help thinking this strange. There intends giving four Subscription Concerts during the ensuing season. must be a cause for it behind the curtain - A Miss Mordaunt has made To say merely that this body has done more towards encouraging a a successful first appearance at Drury Lane, in the character of Wi. taste for instrumental music in Scotland than any other Institution in dow Cheerly. She is said to possess qualities calculated to make her this country, would be saying nothing ;-it has, in truth, tormed, and an excellent actress in genteel comedy.-Kean has been performing to

diffused a taste, which did not previously exist, and which, without rather indifferent houses at Neweastle.-A provincial paper announces ** its exertions, would never have existed. Yet, we regret to say, that

that it will be impossible to open the Cardiff Theatre this season, the receipts of the three sets of Concerts it has already given have not the late rains having inundated it to the depth of nearly six feet, and been equal to the expenses. The total expenses consequent on the

the water being at present above the stage." Managers sometimes # Concerts of 1826, 1827, and 1828, were L.1475, 11s. Id.; and the boast of exhibitiog “rcal water," but an overflowing house of this

total receipts were only L.1392, leaving a deficiency of 1.83, 11s. Id. description is by no means desirable.- Pasta and Moscheles are to The surplus of the receipts of the single Benefit Concert which was

perform at Copenhagen in the course of the ensuing winter.-Bra. given last season was only L.45, so that the Society is still nearly ham, who takes his benefit here this evening, proceeds shortly w

Dublin, L. 10 out of pocket. This is not creditable to the public of Edinburgh ; but we sincerely hope that the Society's Subseription Book

WEEKLY LIST OF PERFORMANCES. for the present season will be so well filled up, that their affairs will

Oct. 17-Oct. 23. assume a more prosperous appearance, and the reproach of extend. ing so niggard a patronage to this delightful branch of the fine arts SAT. Guy Mannering, & Happiest Day of My Life. be no louger applicable to the better classes of our townsmen.

Mon. Siege of Belgrade, $ No Song No Supper. CANOVA.-Canova's group of the Graces has just been purehased TUES. Der Freischutz, The Sleeping Draught. aby Dr Clarke of Philadelphia, who has made a present of it to the

WED. The Duenna, and No Song No Supper. Academy of Fine Arts of that city. The cost of removing this piece Thun. Devil's Bridge, Spectre Bridegroom. % of sculpture to it- place of destination will not be less than L.500.

FRI. Der Freischutz, 4 The Sleeping Draught
BARON HUMBOLDT.-Haron de Humboldt, the celebrated German
traveller, is at present engaged in an expedition to the Ourahc
Mountains, and Chinese Mongolia, where he and his colleagues are

TO OUR CORRESPONDENTS. prosecuting their scientific researches. The Baron has inspected the

THE EDITOR IN HIS SLIPPERS, No. V. in our next; also, LET. gold and platina mines of the Qural Mountains, and reports that the working is in full activity. The produce of gold from these mines, TERS FROM PARIS, No. I.; and reviews of Lothian's Historical At. in a single year, is 6000 kilogrammes (between 12 and 13,000 lbs.)

las, the Jew Exile, and other trew works. SINGERS AND RACE-Horses. It is a most exquisite compliment We shall be glad to receive one or two more Sketches by the "ofc that the English nobility pay to the public singers, when they bestow

ficer of H.M.S. Cambrian," that we may better judge of the interest their names upon their favourite horses. The Newmarket Chronicle

they will be likely to possess.-"A Queer Yarn, blow me!" is a spiinforms us that at the late meeting, “ Caradori was rode by G. Ed

rited tale, but, we regret to say, it is nearly one-half too long for us, wards," and the “ Sister of Sontag by Arnull." We hope this dis

and it could not well bear curtailment.—“Thoughts and Scenes, No. tinction is not in reserve for Pasta, or Malibran, or any of those

1." shall have as early a place as possible;-We shall be glad to hear whose names are consecrated by genius. The effigies of some of our

soon again from their author. The Fragment of a Lecture, &e.,' nebility have ornamented sign-posts extremely well; but the aristo- though rather too political for our columns, will appear elsewhere. cracy may be excused if they amit persons of genius in returning the It will give us pleasure to hear again shortly from the same quarter. compliment of the publicans. Race-horses are beautiful creatures; -Some remarks concerning the very laudable Institutions in Duo but the enquiry who was the dam of Miss Sontag seems too nice, and bar and Haddington in our next. the thought of Braham running for a cup too absurd.

The Song of the Exile," by "W. A." of Glasgow, and “ The WILKIE.-In allusion to the compliments which Wilkie paid to Bankrupt," by " J. B." of Paisley, shall, if possible, have a place.his native city-the Modern Athens - at the late civic dinner here, The verses by our fair friend, entitled "An Ol Maid's Complaint; ** we find the following peevish comment in the Court Journal :-" It are clever but unequal. We like the following stanza: is a wonder that he did not discover that this all-rivalling city lies

"Ogire me back the friends I loved, bencath a sky which might put that of Naples to the blush-is clothed

With whom I've wander'd free, in an atmosphere which an Areadian might envy-and is, moreover,

When lovers round about me poppd inhabited by heroes and houris, whom a Mahometan Elysium itself

Like apples from a trec: would be troubled to match. In fact, all these (and every thing else)

We used to sit at night and talk may possibly be found there'—by the 'poetic fancy' to which our

of their sad knowing ways, admired artist so naively refers them." This sapient crític, we pre

And say- Do you really think it true sime, was never out of sight of the smoke of London, and is angry

That all the men wear stays?"" that a man of genius should find any thing to admire beyond the sound of Bow Bells.

The lines by our other fair Correspondent “A.” though pretty, Theatrical Gossip.--" Romeo and Juliet” has been performed hardly come up to our standard.--" A Jacobite Relic” scarcely every alternate night since the opening of Covent Garden. Miss breathes sufficieutly the spirit of the olden time.-The Lincs “ To Kemble's success increases with each repetition, and her fame as an -" by “G. S.," "The Slave," and the " Very Mournful Ditty" zetress of much genius may now be considered as established. The from Glasgow, will not suit. use

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