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28th, and 29th of JUNE. (R. EDWARD FOSTER respectfully ac. LECTION of PICTURES, of R. A. REINAGLE, Exq. R.A., at No. 54, Charlotte-street, Fitzroy-square, advertised for the 20th and 21st inst. is unavoidably deierrel to 27th, 28th, and 29th, in consequence of Ascot Races.

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GUIDE to the ISLE OF WIGHT, containing every information interesting to the Antiquarian, Botanist, Geologist, Historian, and Tourist; with a Biographical Notice or eminent Natives ; Remarks on the Climate ; the Sandrock Chalybeate Spring; the Rates of Passage, ke. To which is added, a List of the Members of the Royal Yacht Club.


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spectfully inform the Public, that on SATURDAY, Jane the 30th, they will SELL by AUCTION, at their Great Room, King-street, St. James's square, precisely at One o'clock, the exquisite COLLECTION of PAINTINGS in ENAMEL, by HENRY BONE, Esq. R.A., Enamel Painter to George the Third, George the Fourth, and his present Majesty: which have secured to this unrivalled Artist the bigh celebrity that he enjoys. Seventy-one in Number---they consist of Copies from the capital Pictures of the great Italian Masters in this country of unusual dimensions; and an interesting series of Portraits of Illustrious Characters, from the Original Pictures by Holbein, Sir Anthony More, Hillard, Jansens, Sir J. Reynolds, Hopner, Owen, Sir Thomas Lawrence, Northcote, Jackson, Phillips, Sir William Beechey, kc.

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ing dough-just, as he said, to settle the joints | tine, onion juice, and a glass of whisky; it was
quite even.

kept simmering till it became of a proper con

"The operator, having concluded his recon- sistence for application, and was then laid on
Personal Sketches of His Own Times. By noitring, proceeded to real action. He drew

with painter's brush, in the same way they
Sir Jonah Barrington, Author of The parallel lines with chalk down Tom's back- calk a pleasure-boat. Four coats of this savoury
History of the Irish Union,' &c. In 3 one on each side the back-bone; at particular substance did the farrier successively apply, each
Vols. Vol. III. London : Colburn & points he made a cross stroke, and at the tender one as the former began to cool. But, on the

parts a double one; so that Tom had a complete first application, even the dread of the touch

ladder delineated on bis back, as if the doctor could not restrain Tom White's vociferation.
Sir Jonah Barrington is the very prince of intended that something should mount by it After this had settled itself in the chinks, he
story-tellers; he goes right through to the
from his waistband to his cravat.

seemed to be quite stupid, and tired of roaring,
main object: there is no shuffling or equi- "The preliminaries being thus gone through, and lay completely passive, or rather insensible,
vocating; no pause' or hesitation; no be- and Mr. Butler furnished with a couple of red- while Mr. Butler finished to his taste; dotting
speaking your credence by asseverations and hot irons, such as maimed horses are fired with, it over with short lamb’s-wool as thick as it
assurances : he never supposes that a reader he began, in a most deliberate and skilful would stick, and then another coat of the unc-
would question a gentleman's word, or that manner, to fire Tom according to the rules and tion, with an addition of wool; so that, when
any rational being can doubt the simple, un- practice of the ars veterinaria. The poor fel- completed by several layers of charge and
adorned facts that he records.

It is true,

low's bellowing, while under the actual cautery, lamb's-wool, Tom's back might very well have that some silly people ventured to call

all the people said, they verily believed was the been mistaken for a saddle of Southdown before the “ Bansheen of Lord Rossmore,” in a

loudest ever heard in that country since the it was skinned. A thin ash board was now former volume, "a bounce"; and one went

massacre of Mullymart. This part of the neatly fitted to it down Tom's spine by the car

operation, indeed, was by no means superficially penter, and made fast with a few short nails so far as to accuse the author of publishing performed, as Mr. Butler mended the lines and | driven into the charge. I believe none of them “ absolute falsehoods"; but Sir Jonah dis

made them all of a uniform depth and colour, touched the quick, as the charge appeared above poses of the dull cavillers in a dull preface much as the writing-master mends the letters an inch and a half thick, and it was only at the of his own, and then runs on with his gar- and strokes in a child's copy-book: and as they blows of the hammer that the patient seemed to rulous pleasantries, to the heart's content were very straight and regular, and too well feel extra sensibility. Tom was now untied and of every reader who has any relish for hearty broiled, to suffer any effusion of red blood, Tom's helped to rise: his woolly carcase was bandaged laughter and a good after-dinner anecdote. back did not look much the worse for the tat- all round with long strips of a blanket, which It is, of course, not a book to be reviewed tooing. In truth, if my readers recollect the being done, the operation was declared to be and criticised, but to be laughed at and

excellent mode of making a cut down each side completed, in less than three quarters of an hour. thrown aside. We shall not, therefore, waste

of a saddle of mutton, just to elicit the brown “ The other servants now began to make another word upon it, but allow Sir Jonah

gravy, they will have a good idea of the longi-merry with Tom White. One asked him, how to entertain our readers; and first, let us

tudinal cauteries in question. On three or four he liked purgatory?--another, if he'd stop

of the tender places before mentioned Mr. thieving,' after that judgment on him ?-a third, give them an anecdote or two, illustrative

Butler drew his transverse cross bars, which what more could Father Cahill do for him! of the state of medicine in Ireland, forty quite took off the uniform appearance, and gave Doctor Butler said but little: he assumed great years ago.

a sort of garnished look to the whole drawing, gravity, and directed that the whipper-in The Farrier and the Whipper-in.

which seemed very much to gratify the operator, should sit up stiff for seven days and nights, by The preliminary part of this story may be

who again walked round and round the body which time the juices would be dried on him;

several times with a red-hot iron in his hand, after that he might lie down, if he could.'
very briefly told. Tom White, the whip, surveying, and here and there retouching the “ This indeed was a very useless permission,
per-in of Blandsfort, in his eagerness to pull

ragged or uneven parts. This finishing ren- as the patient's tortures were now only in their
off the scut of a hare, leaped into a gravel pit dered the whipper-in rather hoarse, and his first infancy. So soon as the charge got cold and
and broke his back. The faculty conceiving roars were now changed to softer notes—some- stiff in the nitches and fancy figures upon his
him past all hope of cure, he was handed over what as an opera singer occasionally breaks into back, he nearly went mad; so that for a few
to the farrier :
his falsetto.

days they were obliged to strap him with girths
“ The farrier first stripped Tom to his shirt, Howld your bother,' said Mr. Butler, to to the head of his bed to make him stay easy;'
and then placed him ftat on the great kitchen whom Tom's incessant shrieking had become and sometimes to gag him, that his roars might
table, with his face downward; and having very disagreeable: ‘howld your music, I say, or not disturb the company in the dining parlour.
(after being impeded by much roaring and I'll put a touch on your nose as tight as yourself Wallace the piper said that Tom's roarings put
kicking) tied a limb fast to each leg of it-(so did on Brown Jack, when I was firing the ring him quite out !
as to make a St. Andrew's cross of him) he bone out of him: you're a greater beast yourself “When the poor fellow's pains had altogether
drew a strong table-cloth over the lower part of nor ever Brown Jack was.'

subsided, and the swathing was off, he cut one
the sufferer's body; and tying the corners under- " Mr. Butler having partly silenced the of the most curious figures ever seen: he looked
neath the table, had the pleasure of seeing Tom whipper-in through fear of the touch, the second as if he had a stake driven through his body i
White as snug and fast as he could wish, to part of the process was undertaken--namely, and it was not till the end of four months that
undergo any degree of torture without being depositing what is termed by farriers the cold Mr. Butler began to pour sweet oil down his
able to shift a quarter of an inch.

charge, on the back of Tom White. However, neck, between his back and the charge, which “Mr. Butler then walked round in a sort of on this occasion the regular practice was some- he continued to do, daily for about another triumplı

, every now and then giving the knots what varied, and the cold charge was nearly month, till the charge gradually detached itself, a pull

, to tighten them, and saying, 'Mighty boiling hot when placed upon the raw ladder on and broken-backed Tom was declared cured: in
well,-mighty good! Now stand fast, Tom.' the whipper-in's back. I saw the torture boiled truth, I believe he never felt any inconvenience

"Tom's back being thus duly bared, the in a large iron ladle, and will mention the in- from his fall afterward."
doctor ran his immense thumb from top to gredienis, just to show that they were rather
bottom along the spine, with no slight degree of more exciting than our milk-and-water charges

Another anecdote is too good to be passed
pressure ; and whenever the whipper-in roared of the present day :- viz. “ Burgundy pitch,
loudest, Mr. Butler marked the spot he was black pitch, diaculum, yellow wax, white wax,

Skinning a Black Child.
touching with a lump of chalk. Having, in mustard, black resin, white resin, sal ammoniac, “A not unpleasant, because not fatal, inci.
that way, ascertained the tender parts, he press bruised hemlock, camphor, Spanish flies, and oil dent may serve to illustrate the state of medi.
ed them with all his force, as if he were knead- of origanum, boiled up with spirits of turpen- cine and surgery,' between forty and fifty years

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ago, in Ireland. It occurred near my brother's “Oh! Oh-h! responded Mrs. Gregory. medical: namely, either by gradually flaying
house, at Castlewood, and the same Lieutenant ""Blood and ouns!' said the lieutenant.- with the knife, or by blisters."
Palmer, of Dureen, was a very interested party 'See how I am shaking,' said the midwife, taking Most people inclined to the blister, but
in it. * * The lieutenant having been in Ame- up a large glass of potsheen and drinking it off the doctors, conceiving a blister might not
rica, had brought home a black lad as a servant, to settle her nerves.

rise regularly, and would, in that case, leave
who resided in the house of Dureen with the “ Sufficient could be gathered to demonstrate the child piebald, determined, as a first ex-
family. It is one of the mysteries of nature, that young master Washington liad not one

periment, to try both. Accordingly,
that infants sometimes come into this world
white, or even gray spot on his entire body, and

“A strong blister, two inches by three, was
marked and spotted in divers fantastical ways that some frizzled hair was already beginning placed on the child's right arm, and being pro-
and places, a circumstance which the faculty, so to show itself on his little pate; but that no
far as they know anything about it, consider as

perly covered, remained there without inficting
nurse could be found who would give him a
the sympathetic effect either of external touch / drop of nourishment, even were he famishing any torture for above an hour. The left arm

was reserved for the scalpel and forceps, and
or ardent imagination ;- ior,

if neither of these

all the women verily believing that, as Mrs.
are held to be the cause, then they regard it as Washington was herself an unexceptionable complete success.

the operator entertained no doubt whatever of
a sort of lusus. * * *
wife, it must be a son of the d-] by a dream,

“ The mode he pursued was very scientific;
"A sister of the lieutenant, successively a and nothing else than an imp. * *

he made too parallel slaslies as deep as he could very good maiden, woman, and wife, had been “Never was there such a buzz and hubbub

in reason, about three inches down the upper married to one Mr. George Washington, of the in any neighbourhood as now took place in and part of the arm, and a cross one, to introduce neighbourhood, who, from his name, was sup- about the town of Castle Durrow.

the forceps and strip the loose black skin off, posed to be some distant blood relation to the

“ Mr. Washington and the lieutenant were celebrated General Washington; and, as that by no means at ease upon the subject

when he could snip it away at the bottom, and

this leave the white or rather red flesh underneath, distinguished individual had no children, all the

freak of Nature. old women and other wiseacres of Durrow, Bal

to generate a new skin, and show the proper

“ Lieutenant Palmer was of course high in colouring for a god-child of General Wash-
lyragget, Ballyspellen, and Ballynakill, made

blood for the honour of his sister, and Mr. ington.
up their minds that his Excellency, when dying, Washington cock-a-whoop for the character of "All eyes were now riveted to the spot. The
would leave a capital legacy in America to his

his wife. * * *
blood relation, Mr. George Washington, of Du-

women cried in an under key to Master George,

“ The father and uncle decided calmly and who roared. ' Hush, hush, my dear,' said the reen, in Ireland.

properly to lay the whole affair before a consul- Doctor, you don't know what's good for you,
“No joy ever exceeded that which seized on

tation of doctors, to know if it was not a regular my little neocent!' whilst be applied the for-
Mr. Washington, when it was announced that
imagination mark. *


, to strip off the skin like a surtout. The his beloved wife had been taken ill, and was in

“ All the doctors in the neighbourhood were skin was tight, and would not come away cle.
excessive torture. The entire household, master

called in to the consultation. Old Butler the verly with the first tug, as the doctor had ex-
included, were just seated at a comfortable and farrier (heretofore mentioned), came with all pected; nor did anything white appear, though
plentiful' dinner; the first slices off the round, I expedition to Dureen, and begged leave to a sufficiency of red blood manifested itself.
or turkey, were cut and tasted; * * when Mrs.

“ The doctor was greatly surprised. 'I see,
Gregory (the lady's doctor), who was, in her give his opinion and offer his services, wishing

to see Master Washington before the doctors said he, it is somewhat deeper than we had
own way, a very shrewd, humorous kind of arrived, as he had a secret for turning any skin conceived. We have not got deep enough.'
body, and to whom most people in that country
ever so brown as white as milk!

Another gash on each side; but the second gash
under thirty-five years of age had owed their
existence, entered the apartment to announce

On seeing Master Washington, however, he had no better success. Doctor Bathron seemed
the happy arrival of as fine a healthy little boy cines, or any body else's.* * *
declared he was too black entirely for his medi- desperate ; but conceiving that in so young a

subject one short cut-be it ever so deep-
as could be, and that Mrs. Washington was as
well, or indeed rather better, than might be ex-

" The first point stated and unanimously could do no harm, his hand shook, and he gave

the scalpel its full force, till he found it touch
pected under the circumstances. A general cheer agreed on, was, that the child was black.' The
by the whole company followed, and bumpers
reasons for that colour being universal on the

the bone. The experiment was now complete;
of hot punch were drunk with enthusiasm to young gentleman were not quite so clear. At he opened the wound, and starting back, affect-
the success and future glory of the young Ge- length Dr. Bathron, finding he had the lead, ed to be struck with horror, threw down his
neral Washington.

declared with great gravity that he had knife, stamped and swore the child was in fact
Mrs. Gregory at length beckoned old Mrs. read many authors upon the subject of marks, either the devil or a lusus Nature, for that he
Palmer to the window with a mysterious air,
and could take upon himself positively to assert

could see the very bone, and the child was ac-
and whispered something in her ear; on hear-

that the child was (according to all authority on tually coal-black to the bone, and the bone black
ing which, Mrs. Palmer immediately fell flat on
such matters) a casus omissus. The others, not

also, and that he would not have taken a thou

sand guineas to have given a single gash to a
the floor, as if dead. The old dames hobbled / being exactly sure either of the shape, size, or

thing which was clearly supernatural ---actually
off to her assistance, and Mrs. Gregory afiected colour, of a casus omissus, thougıt it better to
to feel strongly herself about something,-eja- accede to what they did not comprehend, and all dyed in grain. He appeared distracted; how-
culating, loud enough to be generally heard, and

ever, the child's arm was bound up, a good
subscribed to the opinion that the child was a
with that sort of emphasis people use when they
casus omissus. * *

poultice put over it, the blister hastily removed
wish to persuade us they are praying in down-
Dr. Bathron, however, having, by search of from the other arm, and the young gentleman

right earnest, 'God's will be done!'

old bookstalls in Dublin (whither he went for fortunately for Doctor Bathron, recovered from " • What about ?' said the lieutenant, bristling the purpose), found an ancient treatise, trans

the scarification, and lived with an old dry

nurse for four or five years. He was then killed
up: I suppose my mother has taken a glass Cratorius (who Hourished in the fourteenth by a cow of his father's horning him, and died

muchthe !
come round again, never fear. Don't be alarm- century), on skinning certain parts of the body with the full reputation of having been a devil
ed, my friends.'
to change the colour or complexion, or effectu in reality, which was fully corroborated by a

white sister."
"God's will be done!' again exclaimed the ally to disguise criminals who had escaped from
oracular Mrs. Gregory.

prison ;-by which means, likewise, disfiguring We might go on with these anecdotes,
"What's the matter? What is all this marks, freckles, moles, &c. might be removed, through our whole paper ; but, as those who
about ?' grumbled the men. Lord bless us ! --decided, that if this could be done partially, love a hearty laugh, and have read the two
what can it be?' squalled the women.

why not on the entire body, by little and little, first volumes, will not rest content until they "• There cannot be a finer or stronger little and not skinning one spot till the last should have devoured this third ; and those who boy in the 'varsal world,' said Mrs. Gregory :

be healed ? He therefore stated to Mr. Wash-have not read the former, will be very likely,
but, Lord help us!' continued she, unable ington, and all the good family of Dureen, that either to buy all, or borrow all from the cir-
longer to contain her overcharged grief, ' It's he would take upon himself to whiten the child culating library, we shall restrict ourselves
not so—so white as it should be!'

« Not white?' exclaimed every one of the was merely the outside, or scarf-skin, and that to the two or three of the first brief anec-
company simultaneously.

the real skin and flesh underneath were the dotes, which we may chance to alight on.
“No,-0 Lord, no? answered Mrs. Gre- same as every body else's.

Here is—
'God's will be done! but the dear “ The mode of operating was now the subject

Curran and the Miller's Dog.
little boy is-is-quite black !

of difficulty. It was suggested, and agreed on,
""Black! black!' eclioed from every quarter
to call in Mr. Knaggs, the doctor of Mount of an adventure between him and a mastiff

“Curran had told me, with infinite humour,
of the apartment.

Meleck. * “As black as your liat, if not blacker,' re

when he was a boy. He had heard somebody

* The state of practice in Ireland suggested say, that any person throwing the skirts of his
plied Mrs. Gregory.
* "Oh! Oh-hi groaned Mr. Washington.

but two ways of performing this notable opera. coat over his head, stooping low, holding out
tion-one purely surgical, the other surgico- his arms and creeping along backward, might

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