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Messrs. WOLFE and EDMONDS, No. 9, 'Change-Alley, Cornbill.
MARCH, 1823 :
PUBLISHED ON THE FIRST OF
Embellished with an excellent Engraving of THE GROUP OP CHILDREN, FROM THE MONUMENT IN LICHFIELD
CATHEDRAL, BY FRANCIS CHANTREY, ESQ. R.A.
AN ENGRAVED OUTLINE OF MR. GEORGE HAYTER'S GREAT PICTURE OF
THE LATE QUEEN'S TRIAL.
The Loves of the Angels, by T. Moore, esq. 256 Description of the Group of CHILDREN in Lichfield Cathedral
German Popular Stories, by M. M. Grimm. 259
261 Description of the Monument erected to the memory of C. J. Fox in Westmin
High-ways and Bye-ways, by a Walking
262 ster Abbey
264 Analysis of Ý. Jomard's edition of Cail.
Valperga, by the Author of Frankestein liaud's first Travels in Egypt
265 Epistles of MABY, QUEEN OF Scot's, by
Letters from a Lady to her Niece
201 Sketches of Society in London and Paris.. 204 An Historical Account of His Majesty's The Hermit-ess in London
266 4 Twilight Dream, an Allegory, by AzAR 214 Sketches of Popular Preachers.--Dr. Hodge
Science and Literature. 608-Rev.J. R. Pitman.
FORBION: - America - Asia - Africa Original Letter of General Krasinski. 220 A Journey from London to Paris..
West Indies - Germany - Russia
Poland Jealousy, a Dramatic Fragment
- Spain - Portugal - Italy France
267 Memoir of Buonaparte (continued).
ENGLISH: — Literary Intelligence Ode to Spring .......
Works preparing for Publication, in
eluding Works in the Press — New Fine Arts. Publications
270 The British Gallery.
The Drama. Mr. Haydon's Great picture of the Raising of Lazarus,
241 Italian Opera Mr. Hayter's Great picture of the late Drury-Lane Theatre
274 Queen's Trial 244 Covent-Garden Theatre
275 The Chapeau de Paille. by Rubens, 246 Intelligence relative to the Fine Arts, Fo- POLITICAL DIGEST
278 reign and Domestie
282 FOREIGN BOOKS.
Society for the Protection of Trade .... 283
284 Dietionary of works by anonymous and List of Patents..
284 fetitious authore, by M. Barbier 252 | List of Bankrupts and Dividends
285 On the Egyptian Diviníties, by A. Hist... 254
East India Shipping List
287 The Hymns of Orpheus, in Greek and Ger
288 man, by C. P. Dietsch ... 255 Price of Canal Shares, &e.
Published for the Proprietors,
We feel it due to certain of our Readers to apologize for some faulty impressions of the Lithographic Plate in our last Number; we allude to the Engraving of the SCAFFOLDING, &c. from whence Mr. Hornor took his View of London. In our desire to illustrate a portion of the Letterpress by a sectional representation of that grand scientific structure, the time was too limited to admit of every impression being as faultless as could be wished. To supply this partial "defect our next Number will contain a similar sectional View, but executed in a far superior style.
Communications received since our last. Copy of a Letter from Mr. Ferguson.-The Orphan, from Maria Anne. Love and the Rose.-A hint relative to Greek and Latin quotations.Poem from R. E. I. I.-Invocation to Fancy, from W. 1.-Ellen to Emma. -Lines from Mrs. Hughes. —Prose and Poetry from S.-The Shipwreck, from I, M. K.-Fragments from B.-Letters from Lichfield. Letters from R. D.-Fragment composed like Lightning
Several other Correspondents, who have favoured us with their addresses, will be answered by post.
Drawu expressly for this work by H. CORBOULD, Esq. and engraved by J. THOMSON.
We have the pleasure this month in which neither guilt nor sorrow to illustrate the European Magazine has yet laid its unsparing hand. with an engraving, which we trust The perception of what it is, is inwill very vividly recall to the imagi- separably combined even in the most nations of our readers the exquisite sanguine minds, and under the most little group from the chissel of Mr. auspicious circumstances, with the Chantrey, which was so deservedly anticipation of what it may possibly attractive in the exhibition six or become, after years of vicious indulseven years ago, and which is now a gence or of worldly difficulty and misprincipal ornament of Lichfield Ca- fortune have impressed their deep ibedral.• Beauty, in one of its most and deforming traces; and we are aldelightful shapes, that of infantile most tempted to wish, that the pregrace and simplicity, is its distin- sent moment of delicious tranquillity guishing quality. It is the beauty might be perpetuated. That moment of pure nature viewed by the eye, that transient moment, Mr. Chanand transferred to marble by the trey has fixed and perpetuated. Whehand of refined art. A celebrated ther we consider the sweetness of the philanthropist, who was remarkably composition and the perfect ease and fond of children, used to call them repose which breathe through the “innocent little men and women," whole, or, regarding the work with and, certainly, if the innocence of a colder and more critical eye, exatheir character is at any period more mine the well-selected and feliciespecially visible than at another, tous forms and details of the various it is during their hours of peaceful parts, we are alike sensible of Mr. slumber. The exuberant and un- Chantrey's extraordinary powers; saspecting gaiety of childhood is and find it difficult to determine, if full of charms, but the real interest they have been more successfully of infancy is perhaps never so irre- manifested in the conception or in sistably felt as in the contemplation the execution of this most interestof a sleeping cherub-countenance, ing subject.
• This interesting group forms part of a Monument erected during the Autumn of 1816, in Lichfield Cathedral, to the memory of two children of a Mrs. Robinson, now Mrs. Acland.
MONUMENT TO MR. FOX.
We have the pleasure to gite, in those of Mr. Fox is very striking, our Magazine of the present month, and the languor of approaching a representation of the Monument dissolution which pervades the limbs to the memory of the Right Hon. is admirably expressed. At his feet Charles James Fox, which has been reclines the figure of Peace, lamentrecently erected in the north trau ing over the fate of her invariable sept of Westminster Abbey; within and eloquent advocate. By his side a few yards of the spot where his kneels an African, his hands firmly mortal remains almost mingle with knit together, and his countenance those of his mighty contemporary and manner strongly indicative of and rival. The expense of this grateful interest towards the benenoble testimony of veneration for volent being, one of the most medeparted greatness has been de- morable acts of whose brief adminifrayed by the principle members of stration was the atchievement of that political party of which Mr. that object so long desired by every Fox was the acknowledged and friend to humanity-the abolition powerful leader; and it is highly of the slave-trade. 'We consider this creditable to the warmth and gene- African to be one of Mr. Westmarosity of His Majesty's feelings, that cott's master-pieces. The anatomihe contributed no less a'sum than a cal details are exquisite ; and we thousand guineas towards this me- were especially struck by the skill morial of one of the most intimate and taste with which the expression and attached of his “ early friends.” has been softened, and even digni
The following distinguished no- fied, without the abandonment of blemen and gentlemen were appoint- the distinguishing traits of national ed a Committee to carry into effect character. the object of the subscription, viz. We were much surprised however,
and dissatisfied at the situation in which this fine marble is placed. We said that it had been “ erected';" we recall the word. It has been merely “ deposited.” Squat on the pave
ment, huddled into a corner, and W. ADAM, ESQ.
with the varnished wood-work of the choir serving as an incongruous
, It is a singular fact, and one very back.ground, it seems as if it were honorable to the individual, that the still in the exhibition room of the same accomplished sculptor has been sculptor, rather than in its approselected to commemorate, in the priate station in our venerable absame sacred edifice, the two most bey. The injurious effect of this eminent statesmen of their day: degraded position is much increased The monument to Mr. Pitt, placed by the almost ostentatiously lofty over the principal Western entrance bearing of some of the neighbouring into the Abbey, has long been known monuments. The verger told us that, .to, and admired by the public; and at the coronation, one of the tempoit is with great pleasure we express rary platforms passed over the place our conviction that the present pro
in which Mr. Fox's monument is duction of Mr. Westmacott's mas- situated; and, therefore, that was terly chissel will add to his well necessary the monument should not deserved celebrity.
exeeed its present height; which is, The monument consists of a finely in all, eight feet from the ground. composed group of four figures, of If this be the case, let the monument heroic dimensions. The dying Pa- be removed to some part of the triot is supported in the arms of abbey where no such impediment Liberty, towards whom his last and exists to its assuming that dignity tenderest regard seems to be directed. to which it is in every respect so The resemblance of the features to justly entitled.
THE DUKE OP BEDFORD.
* This plate was included jo our fast pumber.