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Halle, 866; at Konisberg, 259. The to posteritg the features of distinguishsum total of these young men con ed Russians. tains 1236 students ju . theology ; The new Atlas of the empire, of 1069 in law; 624 in medicine; and Russia, the kingdom of Poland, and 468 in philosophy.
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length finished. This work, by ColoMoral Institution - A philanthro- nel Pladischef, is beautifully engrayed, pist of the principality of Oels has and consists of seventy folio maps, given a sum of 20,000 Prussian crowns,
FRANCE. to form a fund for the encouragement Paris-Royal Library. This like and reward of poor country girls brary, in 1791, contained only 150,000 that shall bear an excellent charac. volumes; now there are more than ter. The interest proceeding from 450,000. In 1783, it had but 2700 this capital will serve to portion each portfolios of engravings; there are year, at forty crowns a-piece, twenty
Six thousand French girls of unblemished reputation. and Three Thousand foreign works are Two years after receiving the commu. added to it annually; which increase nion, they will be entitled to the ex. in fifty years will double' its present pectation of this money; and a kpot literary and scientific riches. of silk in the colours of the pripcipa The arrangements for lighting Paris Jity of Dels with this inscription, Ho. with gas are in a state of great fornour to porerty and good behaviour, wardness. That side of the Palais will be given them besides. Their Royal parallel to the Rue de Richelieu noriciate will continue till the age of is quite prepared, and the pipes are twenty, when, if a suitable match does laid in the Rue St. Honoré, extending not present itself, their portion will be into the Rue de Richelieu, Several put out at interest in their name. shops in the Faubourg St. Honoré, and Should any endowed woman continue opposite to the gallery of the Louvre, unmarried till the age of fifty, her bave adopted that mode of lighting principal and interest will be paid to
PORTUGAL. her under condition that she will al A French theatre is established at ways render herself useful to the pub- Lisbon, under the direction of an lic, in taking care of the sick, for in- Italian manager, named Pellizari, stance. Any breach of the engage- and draws a crowd of spectators to ment to preserve good behaviour will witness its success. The following forfeit the knot of honour.
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performed in France, are particuThe Italian actors, who were in larly well attended. Brutus, The vited to Moscow from Florence by a Death of Cæsar, Charles IX, Epichasociety of amateurs, and who made ris and Nero. The Portuguese governtheir debut in the l'urco in Italia of ment makes use of the stage to enterRossini, have well deserved the sup tain the public, and to inspire a love port of every friend to music. They of country and of liberty. There is a have already played more than sixty tolerable company of performers, and pieces at the theatre of M. Appraxın. the numerous friends of the French Their execution is good, and the parts language and literature encourage with well cast. They perform twice, and their presence and plaudits this useful sometimes thrice a week,
enterprise, which is useful to the grand M. Hippius, a celebrated artist, on political views of the regenerators of his return from Rome, to St. Peters., Portugal. bourg, conceived the idea of publish
ITALY. ing, under the title of The Contempo New Publications. Signor Michele Taries, lithographic portraits of the Leoni continues to publish his excellent Dost celebrated statesmen, writers and Translation of Shakspeare. He has artists of Russia. This truly patriotic taken all possible pains to understand undertaking deserves the epcourage and appreciate the richness, variety, ment of those who are desirous to cols and sublimity of the original. His lect the portraits of men, who have talents as a translator are extremely contributed to the happipess and glory excellent, and be does not weaken the of their country by their services, their thoughts of his uthor mean extalents, or literary aod scientific la pressions and a verbose style. bours. This collection will band down
J. M. Duncan, A.B., of the University or, Student's Guide to Reasoning and Press, Glasgow, is preparing for public Composition. By W. Banks. cation an account of Travels through Narrative of a Tour through the part of the United States and Canada, Morea, giving an Account of the prein 1818 and 1819.
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KING'S THEATRE, ITALIAN OPERA.
We have to announce the opening of was necessarily allotted to another, this Theatre since our last number. and therefore, MadelleClerioi performed It is now the only public resort of the Serrilia. M'de. Camporese sustained nobility and the fashionable, into which the character of Sesto with her usual persons of less exalted station can find excellence. Annio was represented by admittance. The higher orders have Made, Graziavi in male attire. Curilong deserted the other Theatres, and opi, as Tito, omitted the original songs, av impartial inquiry into the causes of which was upworthy of his higb rethis desertion would not only be very putation. Placci was entitled to praise interesting but highly instructive. it as Publio. Le Carnavlal de Venise folwe mistake not, however, these causes lowed, in which Made'He Aurelie and M. would be found to spring from the Amand made their first appearance iu generał spread of knowledge, and the this Metropolis. The dancing of the love of intellectual amusement among foriner, and the acting of the latter, the mass of the people. The more ig. were respectable. At the end of the norant mankind are, the more they opera, God save the King was song, as delight in low amusements, pantomime usual at the commencement of a scuson, and buffoonery; as the mists of ignor- by all the vocal performers. ance are gradually dispelled by the Rossini's opera La Gazza Ladra light of knowledge, the amusements of bas also been performed; in which a people are refined, pantomime and Signor Porto was for the first time introbuttoonery are despised, and tragedy duced to an English audience. His and comedy preferred. Following this voice, as the part reqoires, is a bass of scale of improvement, the Minor Thea. some depth and firmness, but not re2res are deserted by the more refined markable for clearness or fexibility : part of the middle class of society; and be was favourably received. M'de. ihe Winter Theatres by the nobility Camporene supported the part of Nic and the more affluent part of the com netta with her usual spirit. On the monality, who have kept almost ex. 25th inst. M'de. Borgondio, from whom clusive possession of the Italian opera; so much bad been expected, made her which, we are sorry to say, they do debut at this Theatre, in the cbaracter not support in a mamer becoming of Tancredi, which used to be so extheir claims to cultivated taste, nor in quisitely performed by M’de. Bellochi, a way to do hononr to the present state we are sorry to say, that we cannot of the arts in this country. We do not compliment the establishment on their wish to be severe in our strictures, new acquisition so much as we antici. nor shall we enter into any detail that pated. We think, however, that we may be unpleasant to the poblemen and discovered in her considerable diffi. gentleméii, who have the direction of dence, arising from a first appearance; this great establisment: In the conduct although her evidently long experience and proper appointment of which, all of the stage, might lead us to a conibe lovers of art aud refinement have trary opinion : we think that she con. such deep interest. Suffice it to say, siderably improved as the opera ada that the internal decorations of this vanced towards the end, and that she Theatre bave undergone ou repair nor may be an acquisition to the Theatre in embellishment during the recess, ex other characters, but certainly not in cept the orchestra which has been en. that of Tancredi, for sbe appeared to Jarged, although such improvements us to want animation and power. Her 'were very far from being unnecessary. acting as well as her singing are alike
On the 4th inst, this Theatre opened deficient in character and firmness. It for the scason, with Mozart's grand is, however, ungenerous to critieise serious opera La Clemenza di Tita too severely on a first appearance, and a work so well known and so much ad. we sball suspend any further observamired, that even praise would be im tions until we sball have seen her in pertinent. In consequence of the ten other characters. Signor Reina also porary indisposition of M'de de Begnis, made his first appearance, and is likely the part of Vitellia was assigoed to to prove a very useful addition. But Signora Caradori, who, although a Madame Ronzi de Begnis was the pleasing performer, was not adequate charm of the opera. She sustained the to this arduous character. Her part character of A monccide with admirable
effect. Her great talents, in spite of She was literally the support of tbe her recent illness, from the effects of opera, aud fully supported her high which she was evidently not recovered, reputation. left all the other performers far behind.
The first novelty at this Theatre, is engaged with the party whom he during the month, has been a lively had recently brased, and, in her enPiece in Two Acts, called, Simpson deavours to save a man whom she. and Co. The plot is extremely slight, could not see, she receives a dreadful but the situations are exceedingly co wound. Earnest is subsequently admie, and the equivoque which runs mitted into the Castle of Rhinesburg through it was kept up with unusual as a tutor, and falls in love with the spirit and felicity. It was richly sup blind lady. After a short sojourn he ported by Terry and Mrs. Davidson, proceeds to Paris, where he learns the and has been several times repeated art of an Oculist; determined to open with unanimous applause.
the eyes of his intended, before he The new Pantomime called, Harle espoused ber. After a lapse of three quin Antiquary, has been withdrawn, years, he emerges from his lowly staIt would, iberefore, be worse than use tion by the death of his relations, aud less, to enter upon its merits. Another, becomes Count Hortzburg with conbowever, has been substituted, which siderable riches. The will of bis uodeserves and has received a considera cle is, however, a great alloy to his able portion of pablic approbation.-It happiness. Mr. Bloomberg, a near re: is called, Harlequin and the Golden lation of the uncle, had married CaroAre. The scenery, indeed, is highly line (Mrs. Davidson) and, on his death, tasteful, particularly a fairy lake by had bequeathed to her a handsome moonligbi, which is delightfully, ima- apnuity. This bequest the upcle of ginative and picturesque. Various other Hortzburg, had long contended; and scenes possess kindred merit, and the he declared by his will, that the suit tricks are managed respectably. The should proceed, unless Caroline conintroductory story is made out of the sented to marry the Count. On bis fable of the peasant who dropped his journey to Rhinesburg Castle, the are into the water, which being dived young nobleman pays a visit to Carofor by Mercury, the god brings ap first line, with whom Augusta, who is nearly a golder, and then a silver one, which related to ber, is then residing. Here the hopest peasant refuses, but receives the lovers meet and are, as usual, full back his own with gratitude. The of ecstacy, but poor Augusta is soon peasant becomes Harlequin ; the greedy rendered very unhappy by the ill-timed fellow who loses his axe in imitation, suspicious of Hermand (Mr. Penley) Pantaloon ;- his son, Clowa; and, his who leads her to believe, that Hortzdaughter, Columbine; and then to bum berg means to deceive her, and that siness as usual. The agility displayed the rich, contingent heiress Caroline by Blanchard as Pantaloon, Southey is the object, if not of his affection at as Clown, and Bartlett as Searamouch, least of his ambition. The blind lady, was soper-eminent in every thing but however, conceals herself in a favourthe graces. They might be compared able place, and hears her beloved to three riug-tailed mopkeys for 'Hexie Hortzberg decline a marriage with bility and twistification - Blanchard Caroline. She hears him speak of especially.
Augusta with raptures. - She rushes Another novelty, is a new Drama from her hiding place-she expresses entitled, Augusta, or the Blind Girl, her admiration of a man, who sacrifices borrowed from the French stage. fortune to affection; and, as the greatAugusta, the heroine (Mrs. W. West), est proof of her love, she suffers bim bas, at an early age, been afflicted to exert his skill for the restoration of with blindness. Sbe resides with a her sight. He succeeds, and the drama female friend at the Castle of Rhines- closes with various exclamations of bury. In one of her evening walks, surprise on the part of the person thus when accompanied by Emily, the miraculously relieved, — It has sucdaughter of her protectress, the party ceeded, if a moderate degree of apare assailed by some rude young men. plause "can be called success, wbich Ernest (Mr. Cooper) soccoars the in arises more from the good-nature than sulted ladies, who retire. But Authe satisfaction of an audience. The gosta, hearing the clang of arms, rushes goodness of the moral contributed not towards the spot where her deliverer a little to its success.