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Halle, 866; at Konisberg, 259. The to posterity the features of distinguishsum total of these youug men con- ed Russians. tains 1236 students in theology ; The new Atlas of the empire , of 1069 in law; 624 in medicine; and Russia, the kingdom of Poland, and 468 in philosophy.
the Grand Dutchy of Finland, is at BRESLAU.
length finished. This work, by ColoMoral Institutiot- A philanthro- nel Pladischef, is beautifully engraved, pist of the principality of Oels has and consists of seventy folio maps, given a sum of 20,000 Prussian crowns,
FRANCE. to form a fund for the encouragement Paris-Royal Library. - This lig and reward of poor country girls brary, in 1791, coptained only 150,000 that shall bear an excellent charac. volumes: now there are more than ter. The interest proceeding from 450,000. In 1783, it had but 2700 this capital will serve to portion each portfolios of engravings; there are year, at forty crowds a-piece, twenty now 5700. Six thousand French girls of unblemished reputation. - and Three Thousand foreign works are Two years after receiving the commu- added to it anpually ; which increase nion, they will be entitled to the ex. in fifty years will double its present pectation of this money; and a kpot literary and scientific riches. of silk in the colours of the priocipa- The arrangements for lighting Parig Jity of Oels with this inscription, Ho. with gas are in a state of great fornour to porerty and good behaviour, wardness. That side of the Palais will be given them besides. Their Royal parallel to the Rue de Richelieu noviciate will continue till the age of is quite prepared, and the pipes are twenty, wbea, if a suitable match does laid in the Rue St. Honoré, extending not present itself, their portion will be into the Rue de Richelieu. Several pot out at interest in their name. shops in the Faubourg St. Honoré, and Should any endowed woman continue opposite to the gallery of the Louvre, unmarried till the age of fifty, her have adopted that mode of lighting principal and interest will be paid to
PORTUGAL. her under condition that sbe will al- A French theatre is established at ways reader herself useful to the pub- Lisbon, under the direction of an lie, in taking care of the sick, for in- Italian manager, named Pellizari, stance. Any breach of the engage- and draws a crowd of spectators to ment to preserve good bebaviour will witness its success. The following forfejt the knot of honour.
fine tragedies, which are no longer RUSSIA.
performed in France, are particuThe Italian actors, who were in- Jarly well attended. Brutus, The vited to Moscow from Florence by a Death of Cæsar, Charles TX, Epichasociety of amateurs, and who made ris and Nero. The Portuguese govertheir debut in the Turco in Italia of ment makes use of the stage to enterRossini, have well deserved the sup- tain the public, and to inspire a love port of every friend to music. They of country and of liberty. There is a have already played more than sixty tolerable company of performers, and pieces at the theatre of M. Appraxin. the numerous friends of the French Their execution is good, and the parts language and literature encourage with well cast. They perform twice, and their presence and plaudits this useful sometimes thrice a week.
enterprisc, which is useful to the grand M. Hippius, a celebrated artist, on political views of the regenerators of his return from Rome, to St. Peters. Portugal. bourg, conceived the idea of publish
ITALY. ing, under the title of The Contempo- New Publications.--Signor Michele Taries, lithographic portraits of the Leoni contiques to publish his excellent most celebrated statesmen, writers and Translation of Shakspeare. He has artists of Russia. This truly patriotic taken all possible pains to understand undertaking deserves the encourage and appreciate the richpess, variety, ment of those who are desirous to cols and sublimity of the original. His lect the portraits of men, who have talents as a translator are extremely contributed to the happiness and glory excellent, and he does not weaken the of their country by their services, their thoughts of his author by mean extalents, or literary and scientific Ja- pressions and a verbose style. bour. This collection will band down
J. M. Duncan, A.B., of the University or, Student's Guide to Reasoning and Press, Glasgow, is preparing for publi- Composition. By W. Banks. cation an account of Travels through Narrative of a Tour through the part of the United States and Canada, Morea, giving an Account of the prein 1818 and 1819.
sent State of that Peninsala and its InEarly in March will be published, habitants. By Sir William Gell, in 1 the Diamond Edition of Sbakespeare, vol. 8vo. with Plates and Wood Cuts. from the Chiswick Press, comprising in In 1 vol. 8vo. Travels in Ireland, in one thin pocket volume the whole of the Year 1822. By Thomas Reid, Sure the Dramatic Works of that immortal geon in the Royal Navy. Bard, with a Glossary.
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Bombay. Martha, a Memorial of a beloved and The Annual Biography and Obituary only Sister. By Andrew Reid, Author for the Year 1823, vol. 7, containing of No Fiction, a Narrative, founded on Memoirs of celebrated Men, who have facts.
died in 182)-22. Mr. Bakewell is preparing for pub
Mrs. Hoffland has in the Press, a lication, Observations made during a new Tale, in 1 vol, entitled Integrity. Residence in the Tarentane and vari.. Advice to a Young Mother on the ous Parts of the Grecian and Pennine Physical Education of her Children... Alps, in the years 1820, 1921, and 1822. By a Grandmother, 12 mo.
The Memoirs and Correspondence of Mr. John Dunlop, Author of the Chas. A. Stothard, S.A. By his Widow, History of Fiction, has nearly ready will be published very shortly, in one for publication the History of Roman Volume 8vo. with a Portrait and Fac- Literature, from the carliest periods to similies on Wood of some of his origi. the Augustan Age, in 2 vols. 8vo. pal Sketches, in Letters to his Friends. A Latin Grammar. By 0. G. Zumpt,
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KING'S THEATRE, ITALIAN OPERA.
We have to announce the opening of was necessarily allotted to another, this Theatre since our last number. and therefore, MadelleClerini performed It is now the only public resort of the Serrilia. M'de. Camporese sustained nobility and the fashionable, into which the character of Sesto with her usual persons of less exalted station can find excellence. Annio was represented by admittance. The higher orders bave Made, Graziavi in male attire. Curilong deserted the other Theatres, and opi, as Tito, omitted the original songs, au impartial inquiry into the causes of which was upworthy of his bigb rethis desertion would not only be very putation. Placci was entitled to praise interesting but higbly instructive. ir as Publio. Le Carnarlal de Venise folwe mistake not, however, these causes lowed, in which Made'lle Aurelie and M. would be found to spring from the Amand made their first appearance in general spread of knowledge, and the this Metropolis. The dancing of the dove of intellectual amusement among former, and the acting of the latter, the mass of the people. The more ig. were respectable. At the end of the norant mankind are, the more they opera, God save the King was sang, as delight in low amusements, pantomime usual at the commencement of a scuson, ‘and buffoonery; as the mists of ignor- by all the vocal performers. ance are gradually dispelled by the Rossini's opera La Gazza Ladra light of knowledge, the amusements of has also been performed; in which a people are refined, pantomime and Signor Porto was for the first time introhuttoonery are despised, and tragedy duced to an English audience. His and comedy preferred. Followiog this voice, as the part requires, is a bass of scale of improvement, the Minor Thea. some depth and firmness, but not reares are deserted by the more refined markable for clearness or flexibility : part of the middle class of society; and he was favourably received. M'de. The Winter Theatres by the nobility Camporese supported the part of Niand the more affluent part of the com- netta with her usual spirit. On the monality, who have kept almost ex. 25th ipst. M'de. Borgondio, from whom clusive possession of the Italian opera; so much had been expected, made her which, we are sorry to say, they do debut at this Theatre, in the cbaructer not support in a mamer becoming of Tancredi, which used to be so extheir claims to cultivated taste, nor in quisitely performed by M'de. Bellochi, a way to do hononr to the present state we are sorry to say, that we cannot of the arts in this country. We do not compliment the establishment on their wish to be severe in our strictures, new acquisition so much as we antici. nor shall we enter into any detail that pated. We think, however, that we may be unpleasant to the poblemen and discovered in her considerable diffigentemeii
, who have the direction of dence, arising from a first appearance; this great establisment: In the conduct although her evidently long experience and proper appointment of which, all of the stage, might lead us to a con. ibe lovers of art aud refinement have trary opinion : we thipk that she coneuch deep interest. Suffice it to say, siderably improved as the opera adthat the internal decorations of this vanced towards the end, and that she Theatre have undergone nu repair nor may be an acquisition to the Theatre in embellishment during the recess, ex- other characters, but certainly not in cept the orchestra wbich has been en- that of Tancredi, for sbe appeared to Jarged, although such improvements us to want animation and power. Her 'were very far from being unnecessary. acting as well as her singing are alike
On the 4th inst, this Theatre opened deficient in character and firmness. It for the scason, with Mozart's grand is, however, ongenerous to critieise serious opera La Clemenza di Tito too severely on a first appearance, and a work so well knowp and so much ad- we shall suspend any further observamired, that even praise would be im tions until we sball hav seen her in pertinent. In conséquence of the ten- other characters. Signor Reina also porary indisposition of M'de de Begnis, made his first appearance, and is likely the part of Vitellia was assigned to to prove a very useful addition. But Signora Catadori, who, although a Madame Ronzi de Begnis was the pleasing performer, was nol adequate charm of the opera. She sustained the to this arduous character. Her part character of Amenaide with admirable
effect. Her great talents, in spite of She was literally the support of ibe her recent illness, from the effects of opera, aud fully supported her high which sbe was evidently not recovered, reputation. Jeft all the other performers far behind.
DRURY LANE. The first novelty at this Theatre, is engaged with the party whom he during the month, has been a lively had recently brared, aod, in her enPiece in Two Acts, called, Simpson deavours to save a man whom she, and Co. The plot is extremely slight, could not see, she receives a dreadful but the situations are exceedingly co- wound. Earnest is subsequently admic, and the equivoque which runs mitted into the Castle of Rhinesburg throagh it was kept up with unusual as a tutor, and falls in love with the spirit and felicity. It was richly sup- blind, lady. After a short sojourn he ported by Terry and Mrs. Davidson, proceeds to Paris, where he learns the and has been several times repeated art of an Oculist; determined to open with unanimous applause.
the eyes of his intended, before he The new Pantomime called, Harle- espoused ber. After a lapse of three quin Antiquary, has been withdrawn. years, he emerges from his lowly stait would, iberefore, be worse than use- tion by the death of his relations, aud less, to enter upon its merits. Another, becomes Count Hortzburg with conbowever, has been substituted, which siderable riches. The will of bis undeserves and has received a considera cle is, however, a great alloy to his able portion of pablic approbation.-It happiness. Mr. Bloomberg, a near re: is called, Harlequin and the Golden lation of the unclc, had married CaroAre. The scenery, indeed, is highly line (Mrs. Davidson) and, on his deatů, tasteful, particularly a fairy lake by had bequeathed to her a handsome moonlight, which is delightfully, ima- annuity. This bequest the uncle of ginative and picturesque. Various other Hortzburg had long contended; and scenes possess kindred merit, and the he declared by his will, that the suit tricks are managed respectably. The should proceed, unless Caroline' conintroductory story is made out of the sented to marry the Count. On bis fable of the peasant who dropped bis journey to Rhinesburg Castle, the are into the water, which being dived young nobleman pays a visit to Carofor by Mercury, the god brings op first line, with whom Augusta, who is nearly a golder, and then a silter one, which related to ber, is then residing. Here the honest peasant refuses, but receives the lovers meet and are, as usual, full back his own with gratitude. The of ecstacy, but poor Augusta is soon peasant becomes Harlequin ; the greedy rendered very unhappy by the ill-timed fellow who loses his axe in imitation, suspicious of Hermand ( Mr. Penley) Pantaloon ;his son, Clown; and his who leads her to believe, that Hortzdaughter, Columbine; and then to bu- berg means to deceive her, and that siness as usual. The agility displayed the rich contingeni heiress Caroline by Blanchard as Pantaloon, Southey is the object, if not of his affection at as Clown, and Bartlett as Searamouch, least of his ambition. The blind lady, was saper-eminent in every thing but however, conceals herself in a tavourthe graces. They might be compared able place, and hears her beloved to three ring-tailed monkeys for Aexi- Hortzberg decline a marriage with bility and twistification - Blanchard Caroline. She hears him speak of especially.
Augusta with raplures. - She rushes Another novelty, is a new Drama from her hiding place-she expresses entitled, Augusta, or the Blind Girl, her admiration of a man, who sacrifices borrowed from the French stage.- fortune to affection; and, as the greatAugusta, the heroine (Mrs. W. West), est proof of her love, she suffers bim bas, at an early age, been afficted to exert his skill for the restoration of with blindness. She resides with a her sight. He succeeds, and the drama female friend at the Casile of Rhines- closes with various exclamations of bury. In one of her evening walks, surprise on the part of the person thus when accompanied by Emily, the miraculously relieved. It has sucdaughter of her protectress, the party ceeded, if a moderate degree of apare assailed by some rude young men. plause can be called success, wbich Ernest (Mr. Cooper) soccoars the in- arises more from the good-nature than sulted ladies, who retire. But Au- the satisfaction of an audience. The gusta, hearing the clang of arms, rushes goodness of the moral contributed bot towards the spot where her deliverer a little to its success.