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Just published, in i volsmall gro. 6s. cloth,
ANTAREM; or, Sketches of Society and

Manners in the Interior of PORTUGAL.
A volume illustrative of the manners and opinions of the lo-
terior of Portugal cannot, at the present crisis in the abiain of
that country, be an unacceptable offering to the public,

“ The Sketches here presented to the reader claim no bigber
FROM WHICH THEY HAVE BEEN MADE; and they exibil, in a
desultory manner, the stale of Portuguese society disorganized
by warfare."--Introduction.

London: Fisher, Son, and Co.

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French Master to H.R.H., and Professor of the French Language

at Westminster College, &c. &c.
The Author has studiously avoided every expression which,
though usual in French, such as Mon Dieu !! Ciel,' dc, are
not only

offensive to English notions of propriely, but are wrong
in themselves.

London : Simpkin and Marshall, Stationers'-hall-court; Birch,
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GRAPHY, compiled for the use of King's College

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The other new production, “The Loves of to give orders until the last of his comrades the Angels,' is one of far more pretension, and was cut down, when, drawing forth two pistols, is entitled on that score to a more extended he, with one, shot a Russian who was rushing notice than, at this late period of the week, we upon him, and, with the exclamation-"So dies can afford either time or space for. It is evi

a Polish general!" fired the other through his dently constructed and written at the pieces own heart. called Olympic Revels' and 'Olympic Devils,' We observe, by the American papers, that which have for the last two seasons been playing

among the forthcoming volumes of the New York at Madame Vestris's theatre. The imitation is

Family Library is Mr. Taylor's 'Civil Wars of by no means an unsuccessful one, and the author Ireland.' (Mr. W. L. Rede, an actor at the Strand Theatre,) is entitled to credit for his exertions. The METEOROLOGICAL JOURNAL piece promised better at the beginning than its Days of ! Therinom. Barometer.

Winds. Weather. subsequent stages justified. The dialogue was

W. Mont. Max. Min.

Th. sprightly, and the versification easy, with occa

2 83

N.E. to N. Rain P.M.

N.E. to N. Cloudy. sional hits, which were well given and taken,

Sat. 471

Stat. SW. to W. Ditto. and which elicited repeated shouts of laughter Sun. 5 68

Stat. S.W. to W. Rain A.M. from the audience. The author, liowever, seemed

Mon. 679

Tues. 7| 80


W. Ditto. to us to have written himself out almost before

Wed. 81 92


the first scene was over-certainly before the
end of the first act. We think his mistake to

Prevailing Clouds.-Cirrocumulus, Cumulus, Cu

mulostratus. have been, that he has fancied his task an easier Nights and Mornings for the greater part fair. Much one than it was. As the piece proceeded, the thunder and lightning P.m, on Thursday. humour receded, and the rhymes became too

Mean temperature of the week, 72o.

Day decreased on Wednesday, lh. 36 min. forced even for comic licence. The acting was good and spirited throughout.--Mrs. Waylett,

NOVELTIES IN LITERATURE AND ARTS. Mrs. Chapman, Mrs. Honey, and the author

Mr. G. W. Collen, of the Herald's College, is comhimself, Mr. Rede, deserving, in particular, piling a Map of Great Britain, showing its divisions honourable mention. The music is extremely during the Saxon Octarchy, with a Synoptical Table. pretty throughout, and is arranged with that This Map is to be lithographed and coloured.

The Translator of Prince Puckler Muskau's Tour is good taste which distinguishes Mr. A, Lee. Its

now occupied in translating Falk's work, called Göthe, only defect is, clearly, that it is of too sombre a drawn from near Personal Intercourse. character, and, indeed, there is too much attempt Illustrations of Morbid Anatomy, adapted to Andral's at the pathetic in the dialogue itself, for an en

Elements, the London Cyclopædia of Practical Medi

cine, &c. by J. Hope, M.D., F.R.S., Physician to the tertainment of this description. The whole Marylebone Infirmary. To be published in monthly thing will doubtless be improved by repetition ; numbers, with coloured lithographic plates, from original but its reception by the audience, though good,

drawings by the Author. was not such as to justify us in predicting for it

Just published.-Rowe's Boundary Act, with Notes,

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4to. 21. 28. --Santarem, or, Sketches of Society and
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16, 4s. 6d.-Wilson and Bonaparte's American Orni.

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&c., by Rammohun Roy, 8vo. 75.--Hawker's Evening the Athenaum, of the 14th of last month, it was Portion, miniature edit. 32mo. 45.-Fawcett's Reflecmentioned, that these Sphinxes, just arrived at tions and Admonitory Hints, 12mo. 2s. 60.- EncycloCronstadt, had been presented by the Pasha of

pædia Britannica, 7th edit. Vol. 5, Part 2, 185.-Le

gends of the Rhine, 3 vols. 11. 11s. 6d.- Memoirs of Egypt to the Russian Autocrat.

We have now the Duchess of Abrantes, Vol. 3, Svo. English, 148.good authority for correcting this statement. Sherer's Memoirs of the Duke of Wellington, 2 vols. The Sphinxes were, it appears, purchased by

10s.-Keir on Cholera, 8vo. 55.-Tod on the Ear, 8vo.

7$.611. Mr. Rosetti, of Alexandria, agent for the Emperor of Russia, for a sum equivalent to nearly

TO CORRESPONDENTS fifty-five thousand francs, from a Mr. Jarri, a Thanks to C. F.J.-J. P.-C.W. Greek, to whom the Pashia has liberally conceded We cannot answer a country subscriber, but believe permission to explore for remains of antiquity. it now depends on the judgment of the publisher.

H. should have given us his name. It would have Naples, July 16.-"A pier, which projects al- saved us some trouble. An anonymous report cannot ready deep into the bay, and abuts on the Molo- be relied on. He has, however, and deserves our very sillo (or Little Mole), close to the arsenal under

best thanks.

It would occupy at least half a day to read over the the windows of the King's palace, will, when it is

letters we have received relating to steam-carriages. completed, form a new harbour, on one side of

All answers to such correspondence must therefore be which, ships of war, and, on the other, merchant deferred for another week at least. vessels, will ride at anchor far more snugly

The writer of The Reformer' protests against our

judgment of his work. And Mr. Braithwaite feels himthan in the old port.--A young naturalist of the self aggrieved at a statement in the potice of Ross's unname of Pilla, has associated himself with a few

fortunate expedition, where it is said, that "kis ship friends for the purpose of publishing a Giornale

was fitted with boilers of a new construction, which

have been since proved not to answer the high expecdel Vesuvio, in which the public will be kept tations then formed of them." Buth parties require us constantly informed of every successive occur- to print their letters. These requests bave the appear. rence, any ways connected with our turbulent ance of being so reasonable, that we always regret it neighbour. Pilla has already essayed his pen

is not in our power to comply with them--but like letters

received within the last month, would alone occupy a on a description of his ascent of Vesuvius in whole Athenæum. Mr. Braithwaite, however, speaks January last. It appeared a short time since to a fact, and we shall leave his report to be judged by

our readers : “ I shall be ready," he observes, " to sup. in the Progresse delle Scienze, a new scientific

ply the writer with a list of not a few manufacturing journal."

establishments in and about the metropolis, where boiPolish Heroism.-At the storming of Warsaw, lers have been made on the same plan, and continue to the principal battery was defended by only two the present hour in constant and successful operation.”

And now a word to the writer of · The Reformer.' battalions, but with such bravery as history can When we read his first letter,we felt unmitigated regret hardly parallel. When it was evident that it

that it was impossible to condemn a bad book without could no longer hold out, several privates of the hazard of hurting the feelings of a good man; but now

that he has ventured to insinuate mean motives, as in. artillery seated themselves on powder barrels

fluencing our conduct, and dared to threaten us, we have and blew themselves up. But the conduct of subsided into indifference. He has our full permission General Sowinski was truly heroic. Having to follow Sir Fretful's example, and shame the rogues, lost one foot, he was, at his earnest request, seated by diffusing his own statement as widely, nay, more

widely, than the circulation of the Athenæum." We on a chair, and placed on the altar of the des

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COUNT of BRITISH INDIA, from the most Remote
Period to the Present Time.

F.R.S.E and M.W.S.; R. K. GREVILLE, LL.D.; Professor
Medical Staff of Southern India ; WILLIAM RHIND, Esq.
M.R.C.S.; Prosessor WALLACE and Captain CLARENCE
DALRYMPLE, Hon. East India Company's Service.

The first volume contains an Account of the Natural Featuri
of the Country-the knowledge of India among the Ancients
the Eariy Portugnese and English Voyages--the Revolutious la
the Mogul Empire-and the Conquest of the Carnatic by the

The second volume continues a Narrative of the Cooqueris made by Britain down to the complete Establishment or her Power in India. It includes also an account of the Social State of the Hindoox, their Mythology and Literature-the British Goverament and British Society in India-lhe Missionary Labour-the Natural Productions of the Soil--the Industrial Porsuits sad Manufactures of the Inhabitants-logether with very full Detalla respecting the Commercial Intercourse with this country.

The third volume, which concludes the work, embraces Illestrations of Indian Zoology-Botany-Climate, Geoloxy, Minerako gy, and Hydrography; also Medical Observations-38 Account of the Hindoo Astronomy-the Trigonometrical Surveys-and te Navigation of the Indian Seas.

Illustrated by a Map constructed for the work, and 4 ED.
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mences WOODSTOCK, is published this day, with copious Introduction and Noles. The liustrations by W. Boxall and E. LANDSEKR.

Volume Forty, which concludes WOODSTOCK,
will appear on 1st September.

Volume Forty-one, to be published on 1st
October, will comprise


(The Tale of THE SURGEON'S DAUGHTER will appear in sa

after Volume.)
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of fiction are completed in' 48 volumes, to be accompanied will
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renegado oaths lisped forth by the child. Some- | latter, when he saw his mother, in an agony of
times his wife would talk of prayers, and of the grief, throw herself upon her knees near the

Le Livre des Cent-et-Un. Vol. VI. Paris : Holy Virgin, and the infant Saviour'; but Jean

Guichard would reply, 'Peace, woman! I don't “ From the cab, Matthew passed into the

choose that my boy should be either a macca- diligence, accompanied by his father, who left
Nothing would be easier than to fill a whole roni parson or a Jesuit.'

him not an instant. The next morning they
Athenæum with praise and extract--but as Now, in this respect, Matthew did not dis- arrived at Havre.
we are under no obligation to do so, we in-appoint the expectations of his father: he was no “In every commercial seaport town in France,
tend to pursue our own course, and shall maccaroni parson, and certainly not a Jesuit. there are certain tavern-keepers wlio supply
begin and end with original papers, unless When he was ten years old, he would kick unemployed seamen with board and lodgings
the publishers favour us with works more

his mother-insult old men-steal old nails from upon credit. As soon as the latter are hired,
deserving or more entertaining than the last

the shop to raise the wind-do no work-re- they pay their tavern bill out of their advance of month has produced.

The dull season,

ceive sound threshings from his father-and wages; and on their return from sea spend at

spend whole days from home. At twelve, he the same tavern the money they have earned however, is universal-France looks like a

had already commenced his career of gallantry, during the voyage. Then credit again succeeds fallow field-Germany sent us Falk only to

bad broken lamps-beaten the watch-and was to ready money; and this goes on until a wave
disappoint us—and one little volume of in-

an admitted member of the society of mauvais off Cape Horn, or a tropical squall, puts an end
different poems is all we could glean from a

to these alternate days of dearth and abundance.
whole arm-full of American literature. We

“As he advanced in years, so his offences It is in these taverns that the masters of vessels
were therefore about to despatch a quire of increased; and the torrent of his misdeeds be- recruit their crews; and to the landlord of one
manuscripts to the printer, when the sixth came so strong, that it threatened to sweep away of them was Jean Guichard recommended by
volume of this entertaining work arrived; and, the reputation, the honour, and the savings of the conducteur of the diligence in which he had

travelled to Havre.
though not quite equal to its predecessors, it Jean Guichard, his father, who had in vain op-
was most welcome.

posed to it, in the form of a dyke, sundry elm As a measure of precaution, Matthew was
The contributors are -the Baron Charles and oak cudgels broken upon the back of his provisionally locked up in a room, with grated
Dupin, whose writings are well known in

son Matthew, but without improving the habits windows and door of massive oak, which was
this country, Nestor de Lamarque, Kératry, membered an old proverb, common with the
of the youth. Fortunately, Jean Guichard re- not opened till the next morning at nine o'clock.

" There is the lad,' said Jean Guichard, as
Eugène Sue, an anonymous writer who signs Parisians, which represents a ship as a sort of he entered, to a short, squat, muscular, red-
himself an Idler, Regnier Destourbet, Gus- moral cess-pool, into which all the filth and nosed man, who accompanied him.
tave Planche, Madlle. Elise Voiart, Viennet, rubbish of society is thrown. Thus, when a

“ Is that he ? said the stranger; 'why he
Ernest Desprez, Alphonse François, De Sal- youth of condition commits one of those egre- is not fit to light the pipe of my cabin boy.
vandy, Louis Desnoyers, Guilbert de Pixé- gious follies, which never occur but at the dawn “• But you promised me, Captain—.
récourt, Lesguillon, and Alphonse de Lamar- of manhood, there is a meeting of the family,

"Yes, and I will keep my promise. The
and a grave resolution passed, that the young

wind is fair; we sail at eleven, and it is now
We shall begin our translations with a Don Juan must be shipped off to the West In- nine. Come, my lad, get under weigh, and follow
strange tale by Eugène Sue: it is a sort of

dies, to encounter the hard rubs of life, until he in my wake. Thou hast a rare character from
biography of a Parisian hopeful --- one of
be polished down into discretion.

thy father, and thy back shall soon become ac-
those dare-devil scoundrels, out of whom

"So also, when a young villain, the terror of quainted with a good rope's end.' heroes, highwaymen, and pirates, are manu

the neighbourhood, puts 110 longer any restraint “ Matthew readily understood what was in factured-and is entitled,

upon his enormities, after being threatened, in reserve for him. He calculated with marvellous

succession, with the commissary, a prison, and rapidity the chances of escaping, or of success-
The Parisian at Sea.

the gallies, the climax is wound up by saying, fully opposing his father's will; but, finding the
• He must be sent to sea.'

odds against him, he quietly resigned himself to
" Matthew Guichard was the son of Jean "Now it happened that, one morning, Jean | his fate.
Guichard, locksmith, in the Rue Saint-Benoît. Guichard entered his son's bed-room, who, I . Come, Matthew,' said Jean Guichard, 'em-
He was about seventeen, of the middle height; know not by what chance, had slept at liome. | brace thy old father. Behave thyself well, cor-
slim, nervous, and pale. He had small, twinkling On opening his eyes, Matthew shuddered, for he rect thy errors, and we shall meet again, boy.'
grey eyes; and thin, silky brown hair. His perceived that his father had no cudgel.

• Never!' replied Matthew, drawing back
countenance indicated a singular mixture of He is certainly going to strangle me,' from the paternal embrace, and whistling a tune
cunning and simplicity; and his livid and wan thought the lad.

with the utmost nonchalunce, as he followed the
complexion had that unhealthy and shrivelled “Listen to me, Matthew,' said old Guichard, captain.
appearance so common among the children of coolly: 'thou art now fifteen years old, and the * • But if he were never to return!' thought
the poor and working classes in Paris.

most consummate scoundrel I know; blows Jean Guichard. Balı! a stray pigeon always
"In his moral constitution,-if, indeed, he have no effect upon you, and you will die upon returns to the dove-cot.'
had a moral constitution,-Matthew was inso- the gallows. I have been a soldier, but am an Nevertheless, Jean Guichard was very sad
lent, lascivious, lazy, and gluttonous : he was, lionest man; and things cannot therefore go on for a long time after his son's departure."
moreover, a scoffer and a bully. He was neither as they do. You must come with me to Havre.'
infidel, nor believer, nor sceptic; but of a stoical

"6" When?'

"Meantime, five days had elapsed since the indifference in matters of religion ;-never in- Immediately: dress yourself.'

Charming Louisa, a brig of 180 tons burthen, voking the name of God but in a manner so

Matthew said not another word; but so

bound to Pernambuco, had left Havre, bear-
detestable, that he had much better not have soon as his clothes were on, cast a sly glance at ing off the only son and heir of the Guichard
invoked it at all. But, in truth, we must not the door ; then, making a sudden bolt, was in a family.
bear too hard upon him on this account; for moment upon the stairs. But his father had “This individual, the type and prototype of
the very first words which his father, formerly watched his motions, and Matthew, already the Parisian populace, so astonished at every
an artillery-man, taught him to utter, were the exulting in the anticipation of his escape, felt the thing, was astonished at nothing, because he
most frightful oaths. These lessons formed the muscular grip of his father's huge lands. found analogies everywhere. When a sailor,
recreation of the old soldier, wben, after a hard "Softly, lad-not so fast,' said Jean, and pointing to the main top, said to him, ' Pari-
day's work, he was seated near his extinguished preceding Matthew into the shop, ordered his sian, could you get up there?'— Marthew re-
forge. He would then place young Matthew wife to call a cab, into which the father and son | plied, with a look of contempt, ' That's nothing
upon his knee, and listen with delight to the mounted,-a big tear starting in the eyes of the new! I have climbed a thousand times a mat de


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cocagne, rubbed with soap, which is more diffi. then paid the balance-kicks or halfpence, a head, decked out in a pair of white trowsers cult than to climb with the aid of those ropes.' | buffet or a glass of grog, as might be.

and a blue jacket with anchor buttons. His So saying, he mounted to the main top with “Meantime two years had expired, during shirt collar was fastened by a clasp of American the agility of a squirrel, and without passing which it is difficult to say whether the sum total berries, a love present from a lady of Marithrough lubber's hole: he then descended by the was in favour of buffets or glasses of grog; for, nique. mainstay, as proud as a merry-andrew.

in point of fact, our hero was neither better nor * The Parisian was endowed with a prodi" • What lies bis father has been telling me,' worse than at first--a young soul used to the gious philological faculty. said the captain, seeing Matthew's address; parching atmosphere of Paris, becomes liarden- simple, and it enabled him to solve every diffi'why the lad is not so bad, after all.'

ed, and preserves for ever the first impression. culty, without exception of language or idiom. “ The breeze was stiff, and the swell ratlier “ Thus Matthew had brought with him, and “ His method was, siinply-whenever he ask. strong. The sailors expected to see Matthew's maintained that careless idleness, and that ner- ed an Englislunan to direct him on his way, he stomach turned inside out. No such thing. vous and instantaneous activity which charac- would imitate, as nearly as he could, the ridicu. The Parisian was not at all sick; he nibbled his terize bis race. If there was anything laborious lous patois given to the English in the French biscuit, tore his salt junk with his teeth, drank to do in fine weather, the Parisian was slug; plays. In addressing a German, his language two rations of wine, because he stole one from gish, lazy, and taciturn; but when the wind underwent a slight modification, as it also did a sailor belonging to his mess, then went upon whistled and the thunder roared, it seemed when he spoke to an Italian or an American. the forecastle to smoke his pipe.

as if the storm produced a reaction upon It is true ihat this method was not always suc" • Has the motion of the vessel no effect his irritable temperament, and centupled 'liis cessful; indeed, sometimes foreigners who would upon you?' said an old sailor, who expected not strength and energy. In such times he was very probably have understood him had he only to laugh at the contortions of the Parisian seen at the yard-arm in the post of danger, as addressed them in proper French, could tot during his sickness, but to drink his wine for cool and steady as an old sailor : but when the comprehend liis jargon. This he attributed 10 him when he should be too ill to notice it. fine weather returned, he sunk into his former obstinacy, ill-breeding, or national jealousy;

"That's nothing new!' boldly replied Mat- apathy, and became what he was before-what and it must be confessed, that Matthew Guithew. ' I have played too often at balancing in a Parisian always is and always will be-lazy, chard never experienced that embarrassment and the Champs-Elysées, and rode too often upon insolent, fond of bantering, because he pos- timidity generally felt by a foreigner in a coththe Russian swing, for that to have any effect sessed the vivacious and picturesque spirit of try whose language be does not understand. upon me.'

thie Parisian populace, and cunning because he “ Thus the Parisian walked on with as firm a " This answer was accompanied with clouds was not strong, although by his gab (let us be step, and as little concern as if he had studied of smoke, which, for an instant, concealed every- pardoned this vulgarity, for it alone can convey for seven years the grammar of Rodriguez y thing around from the Parisian. When the the meaning) he had gained a wonderful as- Berna at Badajos or Toledo. smoke disappeared, the smiling face of the cap- cendancy over the crew, and even the captain "As Matthew advanced, the coup d'ail pleased tain met liis eye. The latter had heard what himself.

him. That animated multitude, those pictu. had passed.

** No matter whether the Parisian was put in

resque costumes, the men with small hats and " * Positively,' said he, 'the father is an old irons, sent up the shrouds, or started with a

long brown cloaks, the women with satin or silk fool;' then addressing Matthew,' From this day, rope's end, he lost not a single joke, nor a shocs, those small feet, short petticoats, dresses lad, thou art no longer a cabin-boy, but a fore- single mouthful, nor was his sleep a wink less fitting closely to the shape, and natural flowers mast man.'

sound. He would take off everybody; the cap- scattered with so much taste among their dark “'As you please,' replied Matthew, with in- tain first, with his hoarse voice, his half-closed

and luxuriant hair—their gait, in short their difference.

eye, and liis favourite oathi. The grey great walk, their salero,-all this excited the ardent " The next day the captain, who had an eye coat and the oilskin hat were alone wanting attention of our hero, who mentally compared to everything, perceived that the sailors of the to make the portrait perfect. Then the head these beauties to the women of colour in the watch went together below; and listening at the cook had his turn; his twisted leg and stupid | West Indies. hatchway, he heard a violent dispute.

stuttering were hit off with exquisite facility: “ As he passed by a flight of steps leading to "• The rascal,' exclaimed several voices, “ Then came the bacchanalian songs, and the the ramparts, he lifted up his eyes and per. has been put before the mast. It is unjust to

romances, and fragments of comedies, melo- ceived a female near the top, ascending the refavour him in this way. He shall be keel drames, and comic operas, which Matthew gave maining steps with great rapidity

. This rapid hauledi'

out in broad and characteristic declamation, ascent enabled him to perceive a beautitully " + I shall

, if you are bent upon it,' replied | imitating the gestures and voices of the favou- moulied leg, and Andalusian foot, which iothe Parisian with the most determined coolness, rite Parisian actors.

duced him to run up the steps bimself, and .but I will be revenged. I am alone, it is true: "Nobody could resist Matthew's fun. Every- overtake the fair lady who displayed such but no matter-woe to him that presumes to thing was forgotten in listening to him ;--thie

charms. As he possessed much more assurance touch me.' helmsman steered wrong, nobody slept on board, than timidity, he, with great familiarity

, ap“But, you rascal,' said the orator of the the hammocks were deserted, and the open and proached the young girl—for she was a young crew, why did you presume not to be sea- simple countenances of the sailors might be girl, and a very pretty one too-and looking in sick, and to go aloft as fast as we could ? You seen, crouched in a circle around him, listening her face, said, in a kind of French patois

, which know it was only to flatter the officers.' with imperturbable gravity to his readily-coined he made to resemble Spanish in sound as much “Yes, roared the others, in chorus, ' he did and most monstrous lies.

as possible, ' Spanish girl, you are very beauit on purpose.'

“ As for Matthew, he continued to be asto

tiful!' The young girl blushed, smiled, and Listen to me,' said the Parisian : 'if any nished at nothing. The sailors had anticipated doubled her pace. of you will fight me alone, let us each take one much from the effect which the sight of negroes, • Where the devil did I learn Spanish?" of those pointed irons (looking at two marline and palm trees, and sugar canes, and many ejaculated the Parisian, certain of having been spikes), and we will sce which is the best man.' things beside, would produce upon him. All understood, and following with eager steps his " • Done,' replied the orator. this, however, had no effect. The eternal'that's

new conquest. “The father decidedly deserves to be keel- nothing new,' disconcerted all their hopes. Mathauled,' thought the captain: the son is an ex

“ Just opposite to the Custom-house the lady thew had seen negroes at Robinson, palm trees

descendeid, turned her head, looked at the Pacellent fellow.' at the Jardin des Plantes, had bought sugar

risian, crossed the little square de la Torre, and “ The captain having interposed his autho- cane on the Pont Neuf, and liad actually made entered an adjoining strect. rity, the dispute ended, but the fight took place a cup from a cocoa-nut shell for his mistress.

“ The Parisian, animated, exalted to enthuin the evening, and the Parisian was the con- What was to be done with so encyclopædical an siası, and delighted with his conquest, eagerly queror. organization ? Be silent and admire; and that

followed. He was just about to cross the street, "From that day, nobody on board presumed is what the crew did.

when he heard a religious chant, and saw a long to molest our hero, who enjoyed the esteem of his

file of penitents issue from a neighbouring officers and the friendship of his comrades.

“ It was on a Sunday. The Charming Louisa, street. At the head of the procession were borne

generally employed in voyages to the West In- lanterns, next banners, relics, shrines, and “ Had the captain been endowed with the dies, had, on this occasion, been freighted for flowers, followed by the Host. Next came the faculty of anaiysis, lie certainly would have Cadiz, whither she carried Bourdeaux wine, and governor. In short, this was a solemn proces. called it into action with regard to the character was to bring back Sherry in return.

sion to ask Heaven for a little rain ; for the of Matthew Guichard. But the worthy man “ The Parisian, surfeited with the West In- drought was frightful in the year of grace 1829. never analysed ; le contented himself with dies, negro wenches and women of colour, was “ The Parisian, instead of joining the multibeating the Parisian or overwhelming him with not sorry for the change; and no sooner was the tude, uttered a dreadful oath, for the procession favours, according to his opinion of Matthew's brig safely moored along-side the quay than stopped the way, and he trembled lest he should deserts. Without amusing himself by tracing Matthew, at a single bound, found himself on

lose sight of the black-eyed Andalusian girl

. effects to causes, he appreciated only results; shore, with thirty francs in his pocket, a smallhe made up his accounts, as he called it, and I crowned and wide-brimmed straw hat upon his sound of the rattle carried by a white monk,

The populace bared their heads at the tirst

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