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BY MRS. FLETCHER.
' The Progress of Discovery on the more Northern select number of young gentlemen, Gordon
SIR WALTER SCOTT. Coast of America,' is the new volume of the House, Kentish Town," was indeed beyond our A clever and characteristic passage in a Edinburgh Cabinet Library, and, like all the endurance, and we threw the book into the fire.
letter written, we believe, to Mr. Heber at the preceding, compiled with great care ; the histo
Knowledge for the People ; or, the Plain Why time of the Roxburghe sale, by Sir Walter, has rical and critical part by Mr. Patrick Frazer
and Because, by John Timbs,' is a little work been kindly sent to us, and cannot fail to interest Tytler, the author of the History of Scotland'; we have often before commended. The present our readers. and the natural history by James Wilson. It is a capital volume for all who desire to have a
volume treats of Botany, Mineralogy, Geology, " The Roxburghe sale sets my teeth on edge. well-compiled history of this interesting subject; and Meteorology.
But if I can trust mine eyes there are now but for ourselves, we are rather too familiar
Our Neighbourhood : or,Letlers on Horticulture twelve masons at work on a cottage and offices with the works of the travellers, to feel much and Natural Phenomena, interspersed with Opinions
at this little farm, which I purchased last year. interest even in this excellent abridgment.
on Domestic and Moral Economy.'— This is an Item, I liave planted 30 acres, and am in the
American book, and one well worthy of a peru- act of walling a garden. Item, I have a wife 'Whistle-Binkie : a Collection of Comic and sal; it is written with the hope of exciting a love and four bairns crying as our old song has it, Sentimental Songs.'- A whistle-binkie means, for what is beautiful and useful; and the author in the Scottish dialect, a person who, unable to
• Crowdy ever mair.' So, on the whole, my pay for the fiddler or piper at a penny-wedding, of letters, which lie considers with some reason has chosen to convey his instruction in the form teeth must get off the edge as those of the fox
with the grapes in the fable. If I could get a may sit on the bench and whistle to himself, more suitable for the subject than a more formal priced catalogue, with purchasers' names, I and find comfort perhaps in that, since Burns kind of composition.
should hold it a great curiosity." avers from experience, that
“Abbotsford by Melrose, 3 May, 1812,"
The following is also interesting. It was ad. How far songs written to be sung in merry
dressed to Mr. Burn, bookseller, of King Street. companies, and chorused as many of these are,
THE SYLVAN BROOK.
The work alluded to was published anonycan come under the name of solitary Whistle
mously, but the letter establishes the certainty binkies, we leave to our northern friends to
(Late Miss Jewsbury.)
of its having been edited by Sir Walter. determine. We have, however, been much
“Dear Sir, — I have had my time little at amused with some, and moved by others : those
WHENCE comest thou, O Sylvan Brook? command, or I would have earlier replied to by Motherwell are the best. And whither flows thy lisping wave ?
your letter of the 7th current. The republica* The Stranger's Guide to Cheltenham.' --- A
From yonder mountain's heathery nook; tion of Franck's Northern Memoirs was superlittle useful volume, which, with its plans, and Small, yet embracing smaller rills, And many a mossy bank to lave;
intended by me, in a very superficial manner, scenes, and descriptions, lays Cheltenham before
to oblige a young friend, Mr. George Huntley the visitor, and may serve instead of a living The dancing daughter of the hills.
Gordon, presently a clerk in the Treasury. guide. Nameless to me, yet not unnamed
“ You are most welcome to the use of the
notes, if you desire it; but I am obliged to be 'Narrative of a Voyage to the South Seas, with | By others, as thou leap'st along, the Shipwreck of the Princess of Wales Cutter, and But sweeter far the accents framed
so often before the public, that I feel a strong an Eight Years' Residence in Van Diemen's Larid, By thine own wild and murmuring tongue ;
desire to remain anonymous where I have beby Charles Medyett Goodridge.'-There is a For Fancy on thy pebbled beach
stowed no pains, and produced no effect; I would good deal in this little volume to please the mere Hears lovely legends in that speech.
not therefore wish my name mentioned. lover of adventures; much to interest all who | Young look'st thou, as if born to-day,
“ I am sorry I cannot give you any light on feel for human misfortunes; nor will those who
Franck's liistory, excepting the superficial Yet tell'st thou immemorial tales
hints in the edition. His brain appears to read for information be unrewarded. Of deeds and manners passed away
have been a little disturbed with metaphysical ' The Book of the Constitution, with the Reform from these dark hills and bloomy vales : refinement, a disease of his period. If any Bills abridged, by Thomas Stephen.' -- This Yon church and yew, that old appear,
particulars of Franck are to be traced at this seems to be honestly compiled. Have risen both since thou wert lere.
day, I have had sufficient experience to know, • Venice : a Poem, by Luis Cambray.'—This Old peasants pass thee with a staff
that the inquiry cannot be in better hands than is a sort of lament over the fallen condition of Old peasants with long silver hair;
your own. the sea Cybele: the feeling is right; but the
I am afraid poor
has left Scotland to Long since, thy waters heard their laugh, author cannot always express it well; for in- And knew their feet, as children fair;
find much family distress at home. You will stanceYet here hath age but seeming sway,
be glad, for poor Dan Terry's sake, to hear liis When o'er the warrior's couch we bend and sigh, 'Tis thou art old, bright thing, not they.
son Walter is a fine lad: he is with me just Where glory's tenement is spread to die,
now for the holidays. Mark life's red fever quiver in its shrine, The shadowing oak, whose turf-clad root
“ I am, dear Sir, And view the bright eye shroud its beam divine. Hath been so long the angler's haunt,
“ Your obedient Servant, “He closed his eyes and died,” is the meaning And village minstrel's, with his flute
“ WALTER SCOTT." of these four lines, we suppose. Preparing for the Sabbath-chaunt;
“ Abbotsford, 27 August, 1829. * The Literary Rambler ; a Monthly Magazine That aged oak--that patriarch-treeof Literature, Science, and Art; Nos. 1, 2, and Is but a child in years, to thee.
JOIN CLARE, THE POET, 3; Glasgow.'--A cheap publication, with here
The fields and banks that bound thy path, and there a clever paper, and now and then
We stated some time ago, from authority a print: we have old cathedrals, and ladies' | They, of the ancient earth, have changed
which we thought decisive, that Lord Milton The landmark, and the harvest, hath, dresses, and popular music: there is much to
had bestowed on John Clare for life and rentThe lord and serf, been oft estranged;amuse in the extracts, and to mislead in the
free, a snug cottage, and garden and orchard; The memory of most is gone, criticisms.
and as we knew that the poet had some skill in Thou, as of old, art smiling on.
flowers and fruit-trees, we thought the present *Narrative of the Conversion (by the instrumentality of two ladies) of James Cook, the mur- The sighs of grieving hearts are fled;
a generous and suitable one. We are sorry
both for the Noble Lord and the humble poet derer of Mr. Paas. By Mrs. Lachlan.'—We The hopes and vows of lovers--where?
to find we were misinformed. The editor of could have forgiven these poor fanatical "ladies," I see the household of the dead one of whom describes the foul murderer as "the Lie near me, and I answer-there ;
the Alfred, with better information than ours, brightest child of God I ever saw. He looks on Forgotten there a thousand lives :
says that Clare, indeed, “rents a cottage from death with a smile. His exceeding holiness in The tiny rivulet survives!
his Lordship, but has had no reason to believe
that his rent will be remitted;" and adds, what word, look, and manner, exceed any thing I
Yet be it so, dear Sylvan Brook, ever beheld in man.” We could have forgiven this
we are sorry to hear, that his poems yielded And flow along as heretofore;
bim no profit, and that fifteen pounds a year is and the handkerchief and the other numberAnd let each beart, as in a book,
all that he has to maintain a wife and six chil. less offences—but when we saw them presumpRead in thy bosom, tales of yore;
His health too, we have reason to tuously disputing with the authorized' minister And sing thou on, till sun and moon
know, will not allow him to undertake any of the church, to whom the spiritual welfare of
Fall from the heavens,—thy own sweet tune. heavy work. All this, and more, the poet has the wretched man was entrusted—and heard their mouth-piece, Mrs. Lachlan, defend this obtru- Flow on, and bathe each wilding flower confirmed by issuing proposals to publish a vosive vanity, because neither the established nor That lives, and dies, and lives again;
lume of what he calls * Cottage Poems," by
subscription. These are his words, and they the dissenting clergy do their duty, and read Flow on, blessed by the vernal shower,
are to us most touching ones :her trading dedication (for which the Stamp And morning dew, and summer rain,
The proposals for publishing these fugitives, being Office ought to charge as an advertisement) to A little emblem of that river
addressed to friends, no further apology is necessary Dr. Holloway, “ the conscientious preceptor of a ! Which flows in Paradise, for ever!
than the statement of facts. The truth is, that difficulty A paper
has grown up like a tree of the forest, and being no
Egyptian Obelisks: the French, however, | Emperor gives us a grand dinner in the Palace longer able to conceal it, I meet it in the best way pos. I have, it is said, brought home their presents of Laxenburg, about ten miles from town, on
, and that of a large family.
from the Pacha : the character of our neigh- which occasion the eilwagens are again to be It were false delicacy to make an idle parade of in. dependence in my situation;
and it would be unmanly bours has been mistaken--we talk and they provided gratis. On 'Thursday, M. de Mittrowto make a troublesome appeal to persons, public or work,
sky, the Minister of Public Instruction, gives private, like a public petitioner.
us a grand dinner in town. The Meetings are Friends neither expect this from me, or wish me to do
to close on Friday.
The requisite repairs having been completed, This is the season of fruits in nature, but of
flowers in art: our table is heaped with noseby explaining them.
popular meetings, the members met for the The book will be printed on fine paper, and published
gays and with garlands; with sweet buds and as soon as a sufficient number of subscribersare procured,
first time again on Tuesday week, but in con- blooms from our own gardens and groves, and to defray the expenses of publishing. sequence of the deserted state of the town, the
with wreaths and posies from other lands: some The price will not exceed seven shillings and sixpence,
attendance was not very numerous. and it may not be so much, as the number of pages
are all odour, and others all blossom ; some are and the expense of the book, will be regulated by the was read on the cultivation of the striped Hou
gaudy and garish, others simple and elegant; publisher. sainee melon, one of the Persian varieties now
and on looking a little more closely, we are We are sure that our readers will sympathize in such high repute. The flowers exhibited,
sorry to say, that not a few are artificial. We in the sad condition to which the poet is reprincipally consisted of dahlias, some of which
shall examine them as they lie, and speak conduced ; and we are sure too that Lord Milton,
were exceedingly fine. We especially remarked scientiously of their merits.
The editor has given us his usual number of must not--nay, it shall not be forgotten--that tinguished from the rest of its tribe, by having certain men of this earth pushed the poor un
a distinct spot of white at the apex of each of engravings, and selected them with his usual
its crimson petals. Five sorts of salvia, a species educated youth, whether he would or not, before
Some are beautiful, nor is there an in
different one among the dozen. "The Gentle the world, quoted his verses, got Gifford to re
of erigeron, and the beautiful erica Bowieana, view them, kindly called him the Northampton
were included in the miscellaneous collection Student,' by Newton, is lovely and natural ; shire Poet, and held him up as a person of great specimen of the cucurbita clavata, or trumpet of flowers from the Society's garden. A curious
* The Duchess of Richmond, by Lawrence, is
very elegant; “The Evening Star,' from the genius-in short, an English Burns, though he gourd, was exhibited from the garden of the
same pencil, is an attractive thing; “The Young justified their notice by writing better poetry Marquis of Salisbury-when first received, its Navigators,' after Mulready, by the graver of than what they had formed their judgment upon. length was 3 feet 8 inches, and its circumference
Fox, is truth and nature; "The Lute,' by No sooner did they see that he was not quite the wonder they had imagined, than they shrunk 114 inches, and it forms when cooked, an ex- Liverseege, is less to our liking, still we cannot from his side, and left him on the barren emicellent vegetable marrow. The peaches and
censure it ; The English Mother,' too, is a nence to which they had raised him, to wither pears were of the best description, the variety sweet performance; so is ‘The Golden Age, in the sun and wind, like a plant plucked up
among the latter known by the name of Fon- from the same great master; nor should the by the roots. We hope such success from these dante d'Automne, was much admired for the
head which forms part of the title-page be overproposals as will remedy this.
richness of its qualities. The collections of looked, or the clever hand, that of W. Edwards, grapes, apples, &c. were also very good.
which engraved it: “The Theft of the Cap,' by Major Gen. Monckton was clected a Fellow Wilkie, and the · Young Navigators,' by MulOUR WEEKLY GOSSIP ON LITERATURE of the Society.
ready, are our favourites; and Fox and Finden
seem to have contended for mastery in the exThe spirit which the death of Sir Walter
Vienpa, 23rd September.
The subjects selected by Mr. Pringle are very honour to his memory by some public testi- The first public sitting took place on Tuesday various: we have portrait, history, domestic monials: and we are pleased to see that the last, in the great theatre of the University; an story, and landscape; some of them too are of gentry of the vale of Selkirk have already additional degree of éclat was given to it by the high merit; “The Christ entering into Jeruvoted a monument; that the noblemen and presence of Prince Metternich, Marshal Mar- salem,' by Martin, only wants space, to rank
with his tinest performances; «The Morning gentlemen of Edinburgh, influenced by the mont, M. de Montbel, Lord Kerry, and other eloquence of the young Buccleuch, Jeffrey,
friends and patrons of science. The most dis- Walk,' is lovely; . Unveiling' is, perhaps, a little and Wilson, have opened a subscription for tinguished English naturalist is Mr. Bentham. affected, still it is beautiful; "The Female Pi
Between six and seven hundred members of the rates,' is a joyous affair; "The Miniature,' is the like purpose ; and we know at this mo
much to our liking, for it has nature, though ment, that London is organizing a committee Society and visitors assisted at the meeting. After an address from Baron von Jacquin, the
less lovely than we could wish; «The Highland for a similar object: we wish them all success. We hear, that, by his will, the great poet has president for the present year, and the reading Huntsman,' too, may find friends among those of the of ,
who are partial to the tartan; though we wish. desired his son-in-law, Mr. Lockhart, to write M. Burdach of Königsberg read a memoir on
he would look to the work in hand; he is too his life: the admirable life of Burns, from the pulsation and throbbing of the heart, Prof.
much in attitude. The landscapes, by Parson, the pen of the Editor of the Quarterly, no Wawruch, of this university, gave a detailed are very well; but Turner and Stanfield eclipse doubt influenced his choice, which we think account of such traces of the cholera as are every other artist, in the splendour of light and
shade. under all circumstances a wise one.
We preserved in the Old Testament, and Prof. have no doubt that many lives will, ere long, and maintenance of warmth in living plants.
Göppert, of Breslau, descanted on the origin be written of that illustrious person; but we
Both the literature and the art of the Keep-When the meeting broke up, the mem- sake are of high pretensions: the first is genecan have full faith in none, save that which
bers resolved themselves into five sections for rally written by lords and ladies of high degree ; comes from an official source.
purpose of electing their respective chair- and the other is supposed to be inspired by In art there is but little doing, though the
men and secretaries, and settling the proceed- such polite company, and to have an air of nochief painters are fully employed. We lately ings for their subsequent meetings. The im- bility about it. We must say, however, that stated that His Majesty had given orders to perial library and every other public col- these advantages appear to be imaginary: we fulfil his late brother's intentions respecting a lection in the town have been thrown open for have, it is true, some very splendid performances collection of the busts of the illustrious men the use of the members.-On Saturday, Prince of the pencil; but there are others of an infeof the land, for the gallery at Windsor. This Metternich received us at a soirée, when he, as rior character, and which can only perform the was contradicted in some of the newspapers;
well as the Princess, did the honours with great part of foils; and, in truth, we are afraid there nevertheless the newspapers were wrong: affability. To-day, about 300 of us were con- is even a charm in this, for the dulness of one, some of the busts are now in preparation, and veyed in 38 eilwagens (diligences) to Baden, (a may make another look more beautiful and we have no reason to doubt that the whole watering-place with sulphur baths, about twelve bright. The Bridemaid,' by Parris, is lovely,
miles from hence,) where the town gave a hand- with a touch too much of the picturesque ; will be completed in the course of time. The
some dinner, the Arch-Duke Antony paying * Caius Marius among the ruins of Carthage,' head of King William III., of the Duke of half the expense. We went to pay our respects, by Martin, is too magnificent a scene, for the Marlborough, and others, are in progress. in a body, to the Arch-Duke Charles
, and also scale on which it is engraved; Verrex,' a We hear nothing more of the Reform columns to the Arch-Duke Antony, who received us very landscape by Stanfield, almost equals the Fall of solid granite, nor of the importation of the courteously and graciously. To-morrow, the l of the Rhine,' by Turner; but it is inferior to
his 'Ehrenbrietstein,' which is a magnificent | There is a character of no ordinary kind in these command from all who have the good fortune to work, and well engraved by Wallis. • Mrs. scenes of the bridges; the picturesque effect is look upon it, and she proved, by the excellence Mailsetter and her two companions, peeping the least part of the merit; there is fine group. of her acting, that the welcome would still have into the post-office letters,' in the 'Antiquary,' by ing, and many touches of character, worthy of been deserved, had nature been less bounti Richter, is laughable and clever; the Juliet,' more extended landscapes. “The demolition of ful to her. The other established favourites reby Liverseege, is a touching and lovely thing; the Chapel Pier,' would make a capital painting. ceived the customary, "compliments of the but the one most to our liking, for its nature
season" as they entered. The play was followed and easy elegance, is ‘Rosina,' a lady reading,
Tombleson's Views of the Rhine.
by a new afterpiece by Mr. Planché, which the by Boxall. We could select some others which Half-a-dozen numbers of this wondrously bills, if we remember rightly, call “A Military merit notice, but these are the best; the ‘Flora cheap work lie before us ; though there are three Spectacle'-they might have called it a pair of Mac-Ivor' of Miss Sharpe, is much too tall, engravings for sixpence, we cannot say that they spectacles, for, in point of splendour, it equals and has nothing Highland in her air. are indifferently executed.
any two we ever saw and saw through. it is THE PICTURESQUE ANNUAL.
founded on an incident in the early life of Here are twenty-six scenes from the pencil
Marlborough ; and a scene between Marshal
THEATRICALS of Stanfield; we could pick out six of them,
Turenne and Young Churchill, admirably acted by
Mr. Warde and Mr. Forrester, was honoured well worth double the money which buys the [Some of our theatrical criticisms should have apvolume to which they belong. Our chief fa- peared last week, but, like all other things, they were
with well deserved applause. The first act ends vourites are, 1, 'Frankfort, 2, 'St. Goar,' 3,
put aside to make room for the Memoir of Sir Walter with a ball-room scene, which is so magnificent,
Scott.) • Bingen,' 4, 'Andernach,' 5, Coblentz froin
that the Easter piece will be troubled to beat it,
and the second with a storming, which includes Ehrenbrietstein,'6, Ehrenbrietstein’itself. There are, however, a round dozen more,
A new tragedy has been produced here, called the best and most real-looking fighting we ever equal merit; nay, on looking over them again,
"The House of Colberg. Its author is Mr. saw on the stage. The love part of the business
Serle-known to the town as an actor of sense has not been neglected-Estelle (Miss Taylor) we see some which we may fairly rank with the six elect, both in airiness and splendour. The
and ability, and as a writer of considerable talent is the daughter of a Major Marsin (Mr. Bartley).
The plot is slight-too slight, indeed, to bear Her cousin Victor (Mr. Perkins) is in love with gravers of Wallis and Brandard have been busy among these fine landscapes.
the weight of five acts upon its shoulders, not- her, but she is in love with Churchill, the hand
withstanding the merits of the piece in point of some Englishman; and then he, as the dramaTHE NEW YEAR'S GIFT. Mrs. Watts has fine taste in arts and lite composition, Mr. Macready's acting was clever tist will have it, is in love with somebody in
and energetic, and in some instances powerful England-and so the poor girl disguises herself rature; in both she addresses herself to the
in the extreme. All others concerned did their as an officer-joins the storming party—abanmatter in band; the engravings of her New best, and the play was, as it deserved to be, well dons all hopes but the forlorn one--and is blown Year's Gift are all good, and some of them are received. There is so great a lack, at present, up. Miss Poole played a little drummer-who excellent. They are nine in number, and the
of sterling dramatic writing, that it is painful to has been a boy about the Palace of St. James's, subjects embodied are chiefly of a domestic na- us to say anything disheartening to one who, and who affects the manners and language of ture. 1, “The Sisters,' by Johannot, has a like Mr. Serle, has the courage to venture, and the great people he has been accustomed to see. French look, but full of nature and beauty; 2, the ability to succeed. Still
we are forced by The character is somewhat outré, but perhaps • The Mother of Procida,' by Colin, is easy and
truth to express our doubts whether The House not too much so for a piece of this nature, and, expressive; 3, ' The Little Mendicant,' almost
of Colberg,' will prove permanently attractive. whether so or not, the audience applauded its reconciles us to some of the better things of
Mr. Serle ought to write for the stage, most un- excellent representation by this clever girl, Westall, and reminds us of his earlier and better
doubtedly; but we question whether he is wise without stopping to inquire. M. Laporte days; 4, 'The invalid Mother,' by Scheffor, is
in soaring to the topmost fight. Γνωθι σεαυτον enacted a serjeant with great humour and good gentle and touching ; 5, The French Village is nowhere more wanted than among authors. humour; and the opening scene of the second School,' by Decamps, recalls our own youthful Mr. Serle has too much knowledge of the stage, act, in which he and the little drummer form days, when, all lessons done and difficult ques- and too much talent, to fail altogether, let him the garrison of a mill, make a prisoner, stand tions cleared, we burst out of doors with a shout,
try what he may; but we fear he has not the an attack, and capitulate upon terms of their and shortened the way home with all manner genius to sustain himself through a five act tra- own dictation, was ably sustained by both of of pranks and harmless mischief; 6, “The In
gedy, with any well.grounded hope of solid good, them. This piece was, as we have said, highly troduction of Raphael to the Duchess of Ur
either to himself or to the theatre. We shall successful, but we should have liked this to have bino,' is rather a stately affair ; 7,6 The Novice'
be glad to find ourselves wrong, and will at any been left for the press to say. We had hoped is very well; but looks like hers may be spared moment cheerfully acknowledge it if proved so. better things from M. Laporte, than to have by man-"go to a nunnery, go;" 8,* The Kit. In the meantime, we may safely invite every seen him fall into the old managerial vice of as
mance; the boy and the old cat, are masterly delineations; 9, . The Tambourine Boy,' is the frontispiece. On the whole, we have been much pleased with Mrs. Watts's collection.
The Byron Gallery.- Part III. This we consider the most interesting number of this elegant work. The Witch appearing to Manfred,' by Howard, is truly poetic; there is nothing picturesque or startling ; the calm and tranquil grandeur of the meeting is fine. · The Boy and Girl,' from the 'Hours of Idleness,' by Richter, and · Parisina,' by Wood, are both of high merit. We cannot, however, commend the . Return of Beppo'; the lady affects too much surprise ; nay, she has something of a look of horror: now Byron says, that wonder painted her cheek, and that her colour changed; he says nothing, that we remember, of spread out hands and staring eyes. In truth, she was a very cool sort of lady, and in the first moment of her husband's finding her suspicious company, she noticed the change in his complexion, and fell in love with the fine shawl round his head. She was none of your shrieking and starting dames, depend upon it.
Old and New London Bridges. William Edward Cooke has fairly earned himself a name among those who handle well both pencil and graver; and we may well call him the worthy son of a very worthy father.
his mite towards its encouragement, by paying and Blacking-makers. We take leave once a clever and industrious man the just compli- more to remind the managers of Covent Garden ment of going to see his play.
and Drury Lane, that the only theatre which A new farce, in two acts, called 'Mr. and never has disgraced its bills by puffing, is the Mrs. Pringle,' was produced here on Tuesday Olympic, under the management of Madame last. We must, on account of the matter left | Vestris. And it is well known, that such has over from last week, defer a detailed notice of been her success, that she has gained almost as it. It is attributed to Don Telesforo de Trueba. much money as they have lost. It was highly and deservedly successful, and A new Hamlet, and, as we understand, candiwill, we should hope, prove attractive.
date for tragic honours generally, made his bow to a London audience on Monday last. As we
were prevented from seeing him, we can only This house opened on Monday week under report what we have heard, but that is so the management of M. Laporte.' Some alter- favourable that it would be unjust to withations have been made in the interior arrange- hold it. We understand, then, that Mr. Butler
The new chandelier is very splendid. has considerable advantages both of figure and The performances of the season commenced face; that he played the first three acts of his with The Merchant of Venice,' in which the arduous character in a manner which was ad. young gentleman we mentioned before, made mitted to be faultless, but that he was not so his appearance in Shylock. He has certain re
successful in the last two. This has been exquisites, and a certain aptitude for the stage, plained in some measure by a necessity under but, owing to want of experience, there is which he laboured of humouring his voice to necessarily so much uncertainty mixed up with conceal the consequences of a cold. If this be these certainties, that he must do as others have so, we may, after the warm reception which done before him, and submit to two or three Mr. Butler met with, not unsafely pronounce years of rough-riding in the country, to form him, unseen by us, a valuable acquisition to the his paces and fit him for London harness. Miss stage. Sydney made her first appearance on these boards in Nerissa, and acquitted herself to the expressed satisfaction of the audience. Miss Ellen Tree acted Portia-she was received with scenic effects, also re-opened for business on
This bazaar of fun, horrors, and strong that hearty welcome, which her sweet face must Monday week. The first piece was a new to.
mantic drama called • Rip Van Winkle, or, the The Revue Britannique is entirely made up of The Royal Society of Literature for Hungary
garian tongue, which should be published in
ance, promising advantages, not only to the
tributors. The principal editor (redacteur en make Dover the shipping port of London.
Cochineal.-- There is a small insect, peculiar
Last, not least, upon the list, comes our old to the Russo-Armenian provinces on the eastern
to render any detailed description of its plan ing a dye, which imparts a brilliant carmine to
and principles superfluous. But it is a matter silk, woollen, and cotton substances, and re-
Winds. | Weather.
S. to W. Rain, A.M.
Ditto. compliment they had paid her, with compounding, liberality, perseverance and enterprise.
Prevailing Clouds.- Cirrostratus, Nimbus, Cumu. interest, by the genuine and unaffected excel
A réunion of the contributors to this review lostratus.
takes place every Wednesday evening at the Nights for the greater part fair; Mornings for the
greater part rainy,
Mean temperature of the week, 52.5° called The Water Party - I'll be your Se literary men of Paris contribute occasionally,
Day decreased on Wednesday, 5h. 36m.
it would be difficult to name a more agreeable
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