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terati Parmegiani,' (Parma); which is de- | gravings appeared originally in the Great Briscribed as a masterpiece of laborious care, tain Illustrated.'— To such persons, therefore, as
THEATRICALS and even as surpassing in minute accuracy,
have that work it offers no novelty; but for Must not occupy much room this week, and, the work of the learned Father Ireneo Affo, others, we must acknowledge, that we know not therefore, we shall give the theatres a few words of which it is a continuation. A new and where they are likely to meet with any work so each, begging them to ascribe it to haste, if we
divide unfairly. Theatres will open shortly, beautiful edition of Winkelmann's works, is cheap and beautiful; it will recall a thousand also, it appears, now publishing at Prato, pleasant recollections of summer scenes to de- like oysters, by the dozen. We shall, however,
begin with the one which is about to close. with plates; and editions of Cicognara's and light their winter fire-sides. D'Agincourt's works on the Fine Arts,
ENGLISH OPERA-OLYMPIC THEATRE. have lately appeared at the same place.
The Queen of the Belgians in her Wedding Dress. This company finishes for the season this But among the latest novelties, is an edition
Engraved by W. Hopwood, from an original evening. The early part was not so prosperous of • The Life of Cellini,' published at Florence.
drawing by E. T. Parris.
as it deserved to be, but “ Cupid" has found It is said to be illustrated by some important ExCELLENT! Let the publisher proceed in this his way to the hearts of hundreds—the disorder notes, and that the last volume contains " his spirit, and we shall treasure up the fashions in is known to be catching, and was spreading Journal and his Poems;” these, we presume, why should we not, when such a man as the the Court Magazine among works of art—and rapidly, but unfortunately Mr. Arnold is obliged
to close just as he is getting excellent houses. are additions, and if so, we shall certainly painter of the Bridemaid consents to furnish look into the work itself, and report upon it, drawings ?–And why, when Raphael gave deEverything relating to this strange, mad signs for pottery and tapestry, should not a Opens on this day week. We regret to obgenius, is interesting.
young English artist hold up to English beauty Returning northward, we learn that some the glass of fashion? So be it, Mr. Parris, and during the recess for the bills of the house.
serve, that the schoolmaster has done nothing hitherto inedited poems of the middle ages, we honour you for it-so be it, Mr. Bull, and
His Majesty's English seems to be doomed to in Turkish, on the history of Alexander the may your liberality reap the harvest it deserves.
another season of suffering. Would anybody, Great, &c., have been discovered by M.
who had not seen it, believe, that the bills have Frederic Wolf, in the library of St. Mark,
day after day announced, that the management at Venice. The whole constitute a Poetical
engaged “the late Miss Mordaunt" ? Pantheon, embracing not merely the history Sacred Music, selected and arranged from the
such is the fact--we presume they expect she of Alexander, but also that of the entire East, Works of the most eminent composers, with
will make a deud hit. Why do they begin with before and since Alexander;-before, to the several original compositions, adapted for Con
• The Soldier's Daughter'?--the most stupid, period of the first Kings of Persia ; and since, gregational and Private Use, with a separate ac
senseless, mawkish, wishy-washy, clap-trappy, to the time of the writer; and painting the
companiment for the Organ or Piano-forte. By trumpery play in our language! Well, we shali William Shore. Manchester,
see-though we shan't see that, because we can philosophy and theology of the true believers
neither sit nor stand 'The Soldier's Daughter.' in a bold and brief style, that is not devoid of This is a most valuable volume of sacred poetical colouring. music. We, however, dislike the forming of
Mr. Power, however, will, no doubt, give the Now journeying to the farthest north, we standard compositions and the adapting of
audience a laugh after their yawn, and Midas' hear that the researches made in Turkey, withstanding the discretion of the author, we
is always safe. dramatic music to suit other purposes; and, notin the years 1829 and 1830, by command think they might have well been excluded. The of the Emperor Nicholas, have been pro- variety and excellence of the contributions from
Will open on Monday week. We understand ductive of some discoveries of great inter- no less than thirty composers, from Handel to that, upon this occasion, a young gentleman est to science and art. M. Sayger, librarian Spohr, warrant our warm commendation.
will make his appearance as Shylock. He is to the Emperor, and M. Desarnod, painter
a young gentleman, being yet under eighteen to the Grand Duke Michael, have travelled Septetto Concertante, for Trumpet, Horn, Flute,
years of age. His appearance approaches that over this classic ground, and have made dis- Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, and Double-Bass, ar
of Mr. Kean, and there is also a natural simi. coveries of many remains of antiquity of a ranged as a Duet for two performers on the larity about the two voices ;-the debutant, remote age, of which they have taken views Piano-forte, by the author-Chev. Neukomm.
however, having greatly the advantage of his that will now for the first time be presented We heard this composition at the Philharmonic in truth, a mostarduous undertaking for so young
renowned predecessor, in point of power. It is, to the public. The work is to consist of fifty Concerts, for which it was expressly composed; a man; but we have too anxious a desire to see plates, to be published in eight livraisons. and our opinion remains unaltered. We still
the hideous gaps, which have been left in traThe Society for the promotion of Danish consider the merit of the music to consist chiefly
gedy, filled up, not to be willing to afford him Literature has received as a prize essay, a in affording the most favourable display of the
every encouragement; such will, no doubt, be work in five volumes quarto, accompanied powers of each of the seven instruments in the
the feeling of the Press generally; if it should by maps! The Society, in its proposals, ishands of Willman, Nicholson, Harper, &c. The
appear that there really is good promise about sued in 1829, required “A systematic view arrangement is undoubtedly the best that could
him, it will be too hard to undervalue his tabe made of the original, but wanting in defined | lent, because nature has put it out of his power of the opinions of the ancient inhabitants of
and well-sustained melodies. This duet, we the north, on that portion of the world known
to help occasionally looking or speaking like fear, will not equal the expectation of many the favourite to whom we have alluded. to them previous to the 13th century.” The who were delighted with its performance as a
Mr. Perkins, Mr. Forrester, and Mr. Mit. essay alluded to has not only received the septet.
chell, are engaged at this house. We shall take prize, but is to be printed at the expense of
it as a favour if our readers will remember our the Society. The author is Mr. N. M. Peter- May Day; a characteristic Fantasia for the prediction in favour of this last-mentioned actor son, who some years since obtained a similar Piano-forte. By M. Marielli,
the first time we saw him. He is now transprize for an excellent work on the history of This species of composition, when united to ferred to a stage on which he will at once proScandinavian Literature.
the descriptive, as in Beethoven's Pastorale, ceed to fulfil it.
science--of the latter, there is sufficient in the
May Day' to claim for M. Marielli the repute
of being a good harmonist, and the composition will open on Monday week; their attracThe Landscape Album : or Great Britain Illus- altogether will be useful as a lesson; but to ex
tions are their own, and the management know trated in a Series of Sixty Views. By W. clude entirely the pastorale or pedal-bass, with
too well what will suit the audiences, not to hit Westall, Esq. A.R.A., with descriptions of its acknowledged power of association, is dis
them somehow. A new piece will be produced
on the first night. the Scenery, by Thomas Moule, Esq. London: pensing at once with the most valuable resource C. Tilt.
could supply for M. Marielli's purpose. This is the first of the Annuals, and, according to report, the forerunner of a splendid race. That “I love my love, because he loves me.” Poetry by Madame Vestris also enters the field on the it will be inferior in its embellishments to many, Barry Cornwall. Music by the Chevalier same evening; and Mr. Liston will re-appear at there can be no doubt; but in the number of Neukomm,
these his well-known quarters in a new two-act them, it bids fair to distance all competitors There is seldom a want of clever counter. piece-in which Mrs. Orger will make her first it contains no less than sixty! It is, however, point and rich harmonies in this author's music;
appearance at this theatre. Madame has done our duty to intimate to our readers, what Mr. and here we have much variety.
well and wisely to make so valuable an addiTilt has forgotten to do, either in the title-page
tion to her company. She has made others or in the preface-that the whole of these en
which we have not time to enumerate.
THE ADELPHI THEATRE
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Daniel Boon.—Kentucky is now one of the as much noise and using as many different MISCELLANEA
most flourishing states of the Union, though it tones as they could. They fired, and he tilted Subscription for Millhouse. - We are truly
was only in 1770 that the first noise of its dis- | his man over the log, but the others bore him off. happy to announce, that Sir R. C. Ferguson has
covery was bruited about even in America. It They followed the Indians three quarters of a sent Five Pounds to Mr. Millhouse, with an
cannot fuil to be interesting to our readers to mile shouting and yelling; then came back, order for a dozen copies of his Poem, as well as read the particulars of the first exploring by gathered their own horses, and those of the a strong expression of the interest he takes in Daniel Boon, as we find them recorded in a Indians, put on their packs, and the packs of the welfare of the poet, and of his intention to
letter to the Editor of the Illinois Magazine. beaver fur, and drove them safe to his own make him known as far as possible among his friends. We have also to acknowledge as re
" I will inform you what he told me relative house, in North Carolina.—The above is just as
to his first discovery of Kentucky. He said, that he told it to me himself.” ceived, Ten Shillings from T. S.
himself, his brother Squire, and a servant boy, Alexandrine Column, St. Petersburgk.- We Mr. Ensom, the Engraver.-- It was only by came from North Carolina, to take a fall bunt in have adverted to this gigantic monument on too accident that we heard of the death of this Powell's Valley, having lounted there the year former occasions; and we now learn, that Montamiable and promising artist, who will probably before. lle was hunting along the side of the ferraud, the architect, is preparing a description be remembered by our readers for his very Cumberland Mountain, and discovered a gap or of the column with illustrative plates. The beautiful engravings in the different Annuals, low place in the mountain, which he ascended summit will be surmounted with a bronze statue especially his Master Lambton' and · Lady to the top; from whence he thought he could of Religion, holding a wreath in her hand; and Walscot. He was a pupil of the late Mr. C.
see to the Ohio river. He thought, in his own the only inscription on the pediment, will be Warren's, and greatly esteemed by him. In mind, that it was the most beautiful country in
"To the Emperor Alexander-Russia the grateful." 1821, he went to Paris to pursue his studies, the world. He recurned to the camp, and inand draw from the antique statues in the Louvre, formed his brother what he had seen; telling
New Reading,— A labourer reading our journal and there he became acquainted with Bonington, him that they must up and go across the
to liis wife, instead of "the President was re. who introduced him into the atelier of Le Baron | mountain. They did so, and travelled on to
ceived with three huzzas," pronounced the last Gros, under whose direction they studied together Scagg's creek, where the deer were so plenty, the scandalized lady.--American Paper.
word “ hussies." " More shame for him," said from the living model. It is believed, that his that they soon loaded their seven horses with anxious and devoted application there first un- skins, and he started his brother and the servant dermined his constitution. He returned to
boy back with them to North Carolina. He METEOROLOGICAL JOURNAL London in 1824, but, his health still declining, told his brother to bring back to him as many he found it necessary, for the benefit of country horses as he could get, and he would have their W.don. Mas, Nm. air, to retire to Wandsworth, where, however, loads ready against he came. He stayed and he pursued his protession. As an artist, the hunted there, and never saw the face of man for
SW'ONW. Sbrs. P.X. public can form their own judgment of Mr. eight months to a day. He declared that he
Clea. Sun. 181 64 45
S.W.to W. Cloudy. Ensom: but if any faitli can be put in the re- never enjoyed himself better in his life; he had
S.W. port of friends, it would be difficult to overrate three dogs that kept his camp while he was
Tues. 19 6+
Ditto. his virtues as a man. He possessed four or five hunting; and at night he would often lay hy bis
S.W. to N. Clear drawings by his friend Bonington, and one of fire and sing every song he could think of, Prevailing Clouds.-Cirrostratus, Comoid-cirrostrathem has been described to us, by a competent while the dogs would sit round him, and give tus, and Cymoid-cirrostratus, judge, as among the most finished drawings of as much attention as if they understood every
Nights fair throughout the week; Mornings fair, ex. that gilted artist.
cept Saturday. word he was saying.
Mean temperature of the week, diminished 15° in Goethe.- Among the MSS. of Goethe, there " At the end of eight months his brother and
three days. are nearly 500 inedited letters, which passed servant boy came to him, with fourteen horses.
Day decreased on Wednesday, 4h. 14 min. between him and Schiller; they have been put | His brother informed him, that when he got into into the hands of the government, as, according North Carolina with his peltry, the Indians had NOVELTIES IN LITERATURE AND ARTS. to the will of the deceased, they are not to be fallen upon the frontiers, and that he had to go, Heath's Picturesque Annual for 1933. The engrav. published before the year 1840 or 1850.
with others, against them. Boon had the packs as executed under the exclusive direction of Mr. A School of Military Surgery has been newly nearly all ready, and in a day or two, they sq., with Travelling Sketches on the Rhine, in bel formed at Constantinople, and the direction loaded the horses, and started for home. They gium, and in Holland, by Leitch Ritchie, Esq. committed to a Frenchiman, Dr. Sat Deygal. | travelled on that day, and until about ten
The keepsake for 1833.
The Literary Souvenir for 1833, edited by Alaric A. lieres. The site is on the Bosphorus, and accom- o'clock the next day, when he saw four Indians, mudation is provided for 200 pupils.
with four horses, loaded with beaver iur. They The New Year's Gift and Juvenile Souvenir for 1833, Dr. Morrison's Chinese Dictionary.— Those of
were crossing each other; and seeing, plainly, edited by Mrs. Alaric A. Watts. our readers who watch the progress of oriental that they must meet, be cautioned his brother
Drawing-room Scrap-book for 1833, with poetical
illustrations, by L. E. L. literature, will recollect the severe attacks made and the servant boy not to let the Indians have
The Emigrant's Tale, with other Poems, by J. Bird.
Shortly, the Life of the late Dr. A. Clarke, written by Mr. Klaproth on the Chinese Dictionary' of their guns out of their hands ; for they would Dr. Morrison. Honourable testimony, however, be sure to make the attempt to get them, under by himself, with a continuation to the time of bis de
cease, by a member of his own family. has recently been borne to the value and accu
the pretence of wanting to examine them. The racy of the Doctor's labours, by many most Indians endeavoured to get their guns, but they
Just published.-Kidd's Guide to Dover, samo.
13. 64. Beamish's History of the King's Gernan le competent scholars, and by none more so than
would not let them get possession of them. The giən, Vol. 1. 8vo. 20s.--Coi. Napier's History of the Pe by a Mr. Gutzlaff, whose Travels in Siam re
Indians then went round Boon's horses, and ninsular War, Vol II. 8vo. 205:-Newton on the Prodrove them off with their own. Boon said he
phecies, 8vo. 135.- Rev. J. Slade's Explanation of the cently appeared, and who spent five years
Psalms, 12mo, 5.5.-- Rev. John Hall's Expository Dis in various parts of China, continually using the looked after them awhile, and then put off for
courses on the Gospels, 2 vols. 8vo. 21s.- A Christian Doctor's Dictionary, and in constant corresponhome. They went on that day, and the next, Portrait, in the Memoirs of Eliza, 12mo. 58.-Good
ridge's Narrative of a l'oyage to the South Seas, and dence with the natives, who could scarcely credit until nine or ten o'clock; he then observed to that a barbarian was the author of so accurate a his brother and the boy, that if they would stick
Residence in Van Diemen's Land, 1220. i$. od. -- De to him, he would follow them to their towns
Porquet's French Dictionary, 55.- Mosaical and lui. work as Dr. Morrison's Dictionary was found
versal Geologies, by fliggins, 1s. - Zohrab the Hostage, to be. but he would liave his skins and horses back. 3 vols. post 850. 315. 01.-Herklots' Qapovp-e-Islam,
8vo. 168.-The Diadem, selection of poetry, roy. 329. Goethe. The finest portrait of Goethe is and came in sight of them the fourtlı day. “Now, They agreed to it, and pursued hard after them,
3s. 60.-Anatomical Demonstrations of the Human pronounced, by the German critics, to be that said Boon, we must trail them on, until they country Curate, Ismo. 25.- Dove's Life of Andres His
Body, Part II. os, 6d.-Christian Amusement, by a just completed by Schwerdgeburth, engraver to the Grand-Duke of Weimar. It is said to be a stop to eat.
vell, 12mo. 2s. 61.-Ocean Gem, by ly. N. Daries, “ The Indians at length halted, hoppled their
12mo. 45. 01.-On Circulating Credit, and the Banking most accurate and animated likeness, as well as horses, cooked and eat; Boon and his com
Syster of Britain, by a Scottish Banker, 8vo. 5s.6d.a fine specimen of the capabilities of the German panions watching them all the while. He well
Lachlan's Narrative pf the Conversion of Cook the mur.
derer, 13mo.38, 0d. - Edinburgh Atlas, folio, completed, burin. The last volume of (Goethe's) • Posthu- knew, that, having eaten, they would all lie down mous Works,' will, we hear, be the first in the
to sleep, except one. They did so; and the one order of publication, and will consist of Notes on Art and Aniiquity, many of which are reported the others, and Boon and his boys had to creep who was on guard, sat on a log, at the head of
Thanks to G. S.-A. Y. as being more than commonly valuable. on all fours a hundred yards, to get rear enough
The Sonnets of J. G. are astronomical speculations in Change in the Almanack.-A Columbian toast- to shoot. The colonel then told his brother, verse. There is power, and poetry too, but they want
human interest. maker intimates that this is the last fourth of that he would take for his own mark, the one July that the Nullitiers intend to have. They on the log—that he, the brother, must aim at
We thank E. B., and desire to know where to address
him.-- We are also obliged to “A Pastor," but the sub expect to have one of their own hereafter. It the one on the right, and the boy at the one on ject is not well suited to our pages, is supposed they will conclude to have it some- the left; and that when he gave the signal, they Thanks to Bibas. time in February, - American Paper. must fire, and keep loading and shooting, making
The inquiry of J. W, is hopeless. We decline.
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strong as their illustrious father's ; but, as we people. Persia is no land of romance, but
said before, the question lies between the a sad reality. It much resembles, in its Death has this season been busy in the country and Sir Walter's creditors, and we features, the Morea. It presents a succeshigh places; the destroyer can go no higher have no doubt that it will be satisfactorily sion of arid mountains and grey rocks, with now : Sir Walter Scott is dead, and laid in his settled.
patches here and there of short-lived verdure, grave, in Dryburgh kirkyard, and the spirit
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borders of Armenia, the banks of the Cas
REVIEWS is gone to mix with the Homers and the
pian, and a few isolated tracts, only the more Tassos and the Miltons. But a little while Zohrab the Hostage. By the Author of cities consist of low mud houses, fenced
bleak and desolate; and their towns and ago he was living and delighting his friends
* Hajji Baba.' 3 vols. London: Bentley. about by jealous mud walls, and are seldom with his conversation, and the world with
his works-and now he is silenced for ever, The Persians have what they call a false distinguished by mosques or minarets of and passed from among us. The manner of dawn, or twilight. They suppose that this magnificence, such as we meet with in other his going is the saddest story that has ever phenomenon arises from the circumstance parts of the East. been told of a son of genius. He made him of the sun passing through a certain aperture
Even in the environs of the cities, the self responsible for immense debts which he in the mountains some time before it ascends formal poplar and still more formal cypress did not, strictly speaking, contract; he re- above the horizon. 'Zohrab' may be com- are almost the only trees; whilst man, from fused to become a bankrupt, considering, pared to this optical illusion. We must con- an uninterrupted continuance of misgovernlike the elder Osbaldistone of his own im- fess, that when we read the very flattering ment, has degenerated into two classes--the mortal pages, commercial honour as dear as review of this novel, so many weeks before tyrant and the slave. any other honour, and set himself the co- the appearance of the work itself, a suspicion What materials does such an unhappy lossal task of paying every penny of one crossed our minds, that this unnatural dan- country afford for awakening any interest hundred and twenty thousand pounds. Indling into notice betrayed a ricketiness in the that comes home to the better feelings of six short years—are we writing truth or fic- Offspring: To be serious: this holding out humanity ?—But we anticipate. tion ?-he paid sixty thousand pounds of that of false lights this system of puffing--has However it may be the duty of the hisinoney by his genius alone; but he crushed gone on increasing to an extent that is dis- torian to hold up to the execration of his his spirit in the gigantic struggle; or, in plain graceful to the publisher, and an insult to species, the Islımaels, and Molu Mulochs, words, sacrificed himself in the attempt to the understandings of the public; and we and Christierns of past times, such characters restore his broken fortunes. By the terms hold, that if this contraband trading be not come not within the scope or province of of the arrangement which Sir Walter made thoroughly exposed, it must in the end be the novel-writer. Voltaire has been justly with his creditors, Abbotsford will be sold to ruinous to all sound literature and criticism. blamed for his treatment of Mahomet, and pay the residue of the debt. Thiş must not There is no country about which so much might perhaps have been even more so, for be; the profane hammer of an auctioneer has been written, and, till the publication of selecting that subject for a tragedy; and if must not be heard in our temple of the Hajji Baba,' so little was really known, as our author considered he had no delicacy to muses. Shall we bring upon ourselves infamy Persia. We used once to depict it in all the observe, as regarded one who so lately filled that cannot die, and be made a mockery and glowing colours of oriental fable, as a land of the throne of Persia, we are not exactly rea wonder
among nations for the sake of sixty diamonds and emeralds—as breathing with conciled to his blending history and fiction thousand pounds? Let the country which he the most aromatic gums and spices—as pos- in such a way, that we know not where one has enriched as much as he has adorned, sessing looms, whose fabrics were as un-begins and the other ends. Though we have fulfil the engagement of its illustrious son. rivalled as those of Tyre and Sidon of old. no respect for tyrants, justice requires their
Britain owes him millions; we call upon her, We had accustomed ourselves, from that de- crimes should not be exaggerated, much less to pay a small portion of the debt, and win light of our boyhood, the · Arabian Nights,' crimes invented, to serve the purposes of a
back Abbotsford-houses and lands—to the to revel in the splendour of its processions novelist; but even admitting the late Shah to children of the poet for ever and ever. This and courts--its enchanted palaces, inlaid have been the monster of iniquity depicted can give no offence to any one, and it with the finest marbles--its luxurious gardens in the pages before us, many may be of cannot but gratify millions.
-its baths and fountains—and to feast our opinion that little utility can arise, -certainly tion lies between the country—the heirs of imaginations on the loves of the Rose and the no gratification or entertainment (the prinScott's fame, the sharers in his glory—and Nightingale, as told in the mystic and me- cipal end and aim of novels,)—from that his immediate creditors. We call, there-taphorical language of Hafiz. We are un- anatomical dissection in which" Mr. Morier's fore, upon the country at large to bestir willing to have our early illusions questioned scalping-knife delights—from laying bare to itself; we call upon the titled of the land to or destroyed. It was for Mr. Morier to com- his readers the sickening wickedness of Aga head the subscription as they ought-and to plete this invidious task.
Mahomed. do it immediately, lest humbler men It is true, that many intelligent travellers, Such subjects have been very properly mence it, and deprive them of the post of from Chardin to Fraser, had traversed the exiled from the stage ; and our nerves are honour. For ourselves we lay down ten widely-extended provinces of that empire, scarcely strong enough to bear the dreadful guineas, and hope to have to pay them be- from the borders of Armenia to Asterabad, and appalling spectacles displayed in almost fore these sheets are dry—for we assuredly and taken us to Tehran, and Bokara, and every page of these volumes. It may be, that never laid out money more worthily. The Samarcand, and Shiraz, and the ruins of the our author has resided in that country till
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