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a warmer and richer tint than that of the couple of gabbling ducks to enliven the dreary professional knowledge, to bear upon the ques. waves which chased us from Ilbreei's land to- yard. The small tents which had been sent tions. Need we add, that his book is one of wards Parkgate, and enables me to understand on last night were so soaked, that if you marked utility ? more fully than I ever did before the wine- touched the roof with the tip of your finger, faced sea,' 0190TQ Fortov, of Homer. For the rest, it immediately attracted a stream of water Parochial Law. By Alex. Dunlop, Esq., Ad. I have seen dolphins, flying fishes, and a gram- which ran down your sleeves; they were per.

8vo. pp. 416. Edinburgh, 1830. pus; a whale and a shark have paid the ship fectly pregnant with rain, and at the slightest Blackwood. a visit, but I was not then on deck. The motion given emitted a sluice. Our beds being The able work of an able writer on subjects flying fish are, as yet, very small; and the all thoroughly soaked, though covered with of this kind. Though of little use as a book of flocks in which they skim along the surface of oil-cloth, we were obliged to turn into the reference on this side of the Tweed, it must the waves gives them so much the appearance of palanquins, which were, perhaps, the best of possess great value in Scotland; and we could water-wagtails, that a repeated and attentive the two, as one is quite secure from rain in well wish to see a similar epitome in England. view is required to convince a stranger of their them.” actual fishhood."

And here we end, again warmly recommend- The History of the Church, from the Creation of As an appendage to this, we cannot resist a ing these volumes to the public.

the World, fic. By the late A. S. Paterson, sketch of him in one of his journeys in India,

of Aberdeen. Revised, &c. by the Rev. J. written by his companion Mr. J. Lushington. Pickering's Aldine Edition of the British Brewster. 2 vols. 8vo. Aberdeen, 1830, September.-Hume says that admiration

Poets. Vol. II.

Clark and Son; Edinburgh, Oliver and and acquaintance are incompatible towards any This handsome volume concludes the poems Boyd ; London, Whittaker and Co. human being; but the more I know of the of Robert Burns (thus comprised in two neat The worthy author began soon enough with Bishop, the more I esteem and revere him

and convenient tomes); and we have rarely his history—the creation—when there was no cujus amor tantum mihi crescit in horas, seen a prettier book. We could have wished church! Nevertheless, in the way of question Quantum vere novo viridis se surrigit alnus.

that some of the looser productions of the and answer, this is a genuine deduction of He seems born to conciliate all parties, and to poet's fancy had been omitted, though no great sacred history from the Bible, and, in later overcome what has before appeared impossible. friends to that sort of fastidious emendation. times, from Calvinistic divines and authorities. Most great talkers are sometimes guilty of talking absurdities; but, though scarcely an hour silent during the day, I have never heard Personal

Memoirs ; or, Reminiscences of Men Traits of Scottish Life, and Pictures of Scenes

and Manners at Home and Abroad during and Characters. him utter a word which I could wish recalled.

3 vols. London, 1830. Futlehpoor. In coming through a brook

the last half Century: with occasional Whittaker, Treacher, and Co. of water running across the road, the Bishop's

Sketches of the Author's Life: being Frag- We really cannot award very high praise to horse thought proper to lie down and give him

ments from the Portfolio of Pryse Lockhart the present author-his pictures want force, a roll; with his usual kindness, instead of

Gordon, Esq. 2 vols. 8vo. Colburn and and his characters originality; while the ground kicking him till he got up again, he only patted The very miscellaneous reminiscences of

Bentley.

he has taken has been too thoroughly beaten, him, and said, he was

for the subject to give him any assistance in nice fellow.'

old gentleman, who has seen much of the the way of novelty. Kuleanpoor.-Notwithstanding the threatI set

off to ride a long sixteen miles. We had a traveller, and an observer of what passed Sir Ethelbert, or the Dissolution of Monasteries ; ening appearance of the skies, the Bishop and world as an officer of marines, a soldier-officer,

a Romance. sent on all our clothes, hoping it might clear around him. . It is a book to be taken up and

By the Author of " Santo up; but had scarcely rode a hundred yards mode of reading is more of the business order,

laid down with great amusement; but as our Sebastiano,” &c. 3 vols. London, 1830. -when a rain came on that wet us to the skin ; i. e. straight forward, we shall defer our notice SANTO SEBASTIANO was a very popular novel

Longman and Co. and as we had not a dry rag to put on had we of the work till next week, when we shall have of our younger days, and these volumes posreturned to the tents, we faced the pelting the pleasure of exhibiting a selection of its sess the same interest of story, kept up by storm, which, by the by, was straight in our eyes, most manfully. ' We staid not for medley contents to our readers.

undeveloped mystery; while somewhat of our brook, and we stopped not for stone, but

modern school is visible in the exactness of dashed on to Pulliampoor, which we reached Conversations on Religion with Lord Byron and historical detail, and the minute accuracy of in about an hour and a half,-at least I did ; others, held in Cephalonia, a short time pre- manners and costume. Our author has thus his lordship’s horse knocked up, and he was vious to his Lordship's death. By the late added industry to invention, and united a due not up for half an hour after me.

There was

James Kennedy, M.D. Medical Staff. 8vo. portion of research with his romance. no standing on ceremony, and I rode on and pp. 461. London, 1830. J. Murray. got a fire lighted in a wretched serai. Perhaps Tuis interesting publication has reached us too The Sailor Boy; or, the Admiral and his Pro. the smoke and stink, &c. kept out the cold, late for a detailed criticism. The author, though

tégé : a Novel. By Rosalia St. Clair, Auwhich I thought I must have caught after of the class called evangelical, describes Lord thor of “ Banker's Daughter of Bristol,” standing so long in drenched clothes. The Byron as having only " a slight tincture of in.

&c. &c. 4 vols. London, 1830. Newman scene was rather good when the Bishop ar- fidelity.” His error, he contends, was levity, and Co. rived. There was the Lord Bishop of all the but no deliberate denial, or rejection, of reli. A novel of the old school, with as many,

inIndies sitting cowring over a wretched fire of gion; in short," he was like all those nominal cidents as pages ; and really very amusing. wet wood, the smoke of which produced a Christians who are unregenerate.” He was We doubt not but many of our novel-loving bleary redness about the eyes, surrounded by a unsettled — not happy, and wished to be con readers will feel much interest in the pains and group of shivering blacks, some squatting, some vinced of the truth; but rejected the appella. perils of the sailor hero. half afraid to come further than the doorway tion of infidel, which he said was a cold and of the hut; and in the back-ground, close to chilling word. There are some curious anec

ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. his head, my horse's tail, with a boy attempting dotes in the volume. to scrape off some of the mud with which the poor beast was covered all over. The walls An Inquiry concerning the Indications of In. (In a recent L. G. we inserted a very characteristic

epistle

of the elder Rainer to a friend ; and we have been so were of inud, and the roof of rotten smoked sanity; with Suggestions for the better Pro much interested by the following, from and to the same bamboo, from which were suspended two or tection of the Insane. By John Conolly, parties, as to find a place also for its appearance.] three Kedgeree pots. We cut jokes upon the M.D., Prof. of Medicine in the University

Edinburgh, June 5th, 1830. ludicrous figure we were conscious of making, of London. 8vo. Pp. 495. London, 1830. My dear friend, I received your letter at and were comfortable enough as long as we J. Taylor.

Dublin, and have seen with great pleasure that were eating, which we did with ravenous ap- A MORE interesting subject, or one less under you and all your's do well, we have altered as petites. But in a short time we began to be stood, could not be brought under public dis- you see our road and are gone from Dublin sufficiently wretched, worse far than the stout cussion; and we are glad to see a physician of instead to Liverpool to Edinburgh we intent gentleman' on a rainy day—for the traveller's Dr. Conolly's skill apply his talents to its elu- to stay a few weeks longer in England, and room' leaked like a sieve. There were camels, cidation. Like hydrophobia, insanity appears then we are obliged to say good by to this and oxen, and tattoos too, all standing and liable to many conflicting definitions, and to country for ever!! to this country to which crouching to be rained upon ; and one solitary still more numerous nostrums prescribed as we are so much indebted and to which we cock, with his tail drawn up by the wet into a certain cures. Dr. Conolly has brought the have to thank all our wealth comfort and hapsingle feather ; but there were not even a strong artillery of common sense, as well as I pyness in our old days I it is most painful for

THE RAINER FAMILY.

us to leave this country where we have meet frod vibrates, is extended into a closed line, / announced to the public the existence of browith so great encouragements and we are proud depicting the orbit of the end of the wire. By mine in the mineral springs of England : a disto say a great many of truly good friends ; drawing a violin-bow along various parts of covery similar to that which had been prewho from Royal George through all ranks the wire, so as to produce different sounds, or, viously made by others in many analogous protected and advised us as we came to Eng- by merely tapping the bottom of the wire, situations on the continent. His reason for land ignorant of the world and the English beautifully formed and regular luminous figures offering the present communication to the Royal language, but the good and hospitable people are seen, rendering every vibration of the rod Society is, that he has examined on the spot a of England received us so that we never shall visible. Co-existing vibrations of various kinds great number of mineral springs, and endeaforget it in our life and we will feel always were here shewn.

voured to obtain, wherever it was practicable, thankfull and obliged to England and her most At the close of the lecture, Mr. Faraday an approximation to the proportion which gentlemanly population! i hope to have the referred to some very curious observations on iodine and bromine bear to the other ingre. pleasure to see some of our friends in our the means of contriving the rectilineal motion dients. He has also aimed at forming an esti. own country, and we will with great pleasure of a body having great velocity, with that of mate of their comparative frequency and abunddo every thing in our power to make their the eye at right angles, or an inclination to it, ance in the several rock formations; an object stay as pleasant as possible, yet dear. - if you so as to produce the appearance of a compound of considerable interest in geology, as tending or any of our friends shall coming to our country motion and apparent deflections of the moving to identify the products of the ancient seas in you have not need to enquire in large Town's body. It was stated, that hopes were enter their most minute particulars with those of the for us, no, you shall ask for the small Ziller tained of making these the foundation of a present ocean. The results of his inquiries Valey and for the like small Village of Fügen method for measuring extreme velocities occur. are given in the form of a table, in which the and there you will find us amongst our family ring only in short spaces, or through small springs, whose waters he examined, are classi. and relations in small houses build of wood arcs; but as these are at present undergoing fied according to the geological position of the happy and comfortable I hope ! !

investigation, we do not now consider it expe- strata whence they issue, and of which the I have no doubt but that we could life here dient to enter more at length into the theory. several columns exhibit the total amount of . in England by all means good and comfortable It is gratifying to find that the exertions their saline ingredients; the nature and probut my dear friend if I look on the other side made at this Institution continue to secure portion of each ingredient, as ascertained by on the watter I see my old beloved father their reward; and that every season adds former chemists, or by the author himself; and, weeping for anxiousness to see us I see my many to the number of its friends. The lastly, where they contained either iodine or dear wife her face towards the sea and I hear managers, it appears, have announced an in-bromine; the ratio these substances bear to her calling out, felix my husband come in the tention of founding a quarterly scientific jour- the quantities of water, and likewise to the arms of your wife as soon as possible you wise nal, to be called “the Journal of the Royal In- chlorine also present in the same spring. He has no other wish in this world then to see stitution”_not as a matter of profit to the In- tinds that the proportion of iodine to chlorine you and to life with you! and this is sufficient stitution ; but whatever accrues above the ex- varies in every possible degree ; and that even to make me sorry for every one day that I penses incurred by the managing committee to springs which are most strongly impregnated must spend abroad.

be expended on the continual improvement of with common salt, are those in which he could Now I beg your pardon for tresspassing so the work. We trust it will succeed, and be of not detect the smallest trace of iodine. The long on your time and I send, in union with such a character as to invite the scientific of same remark, he observes, applies also to bromy sister and brothers, our sincerely respect our own and foreign countries to support it. mine; whence he considers, that although and good wishes to you and all yours, belief

these two principles may, perhaps, never be me I am your truly friend, Felix RAINER.

entirely absent where the muriates occur, yet

LITERARY AND LEARNED. Shall anything coming to you for us be so

their relative distribution is exceedingly unkind to send us to, Newcastle upon Tyne, in

equal. The author conceives that these ana. which place we will be in a fourthnight, we The President in the chair. Several interest- lyses will tend to throw some light on the conleave Edinburgh to moro for Aberdeen I would ing papers were read, and some others enume- nexion between the chemical constitution of feel obliged if you would write me a few lines rated. The President informed the meeting, mineral waters and their medicinal qualities. to Newcastl, good by.

that, in pursuance of an arrangement entered Almost the only two brine springs, properly so into between the council of the Society and the called, which have acquired any reputation as

trustees of the British Museum, relative to the medicinal agents, namely, that of Kreutznach ARTS AND SCIENCES.

exchange of the Arundel MSS. ; he, although in the Palatinate, and that of Ashby de la

not bound to do so by the noble donor of the Zouch in Leicestershire, contain a much larger The last of these agreeable evening meetings MSS., had consulted with his Grace the Duke proportion than usual of bromine, for the season took place on Friday se'nnight. of Norfolk, his representative, and had received stance, the poisonous quality of which was The subject was on the laws of the co-existing the assent of his grace to such exchange, pro- ascertained by its discoverer, Balard. The vibrations in strings and rods ; being one of vided the trustees of the Museum preserved author conceives that these two recently found that series of illustrations of the philosophy of the MSS. by themselves; putting certain principles exist in mineral waters in combinasound, contributed by Mr. Wheatstone, and marks upon them to shew whence they had tion with hydrogen, forming the hydriodic and delivered by Mr. Faraday. Such parts of the come. The President therefore examined the hydrobromic acids, neutralised, in all proba. preceding lectures on this exceedingly interest- books in the British Museum, a portion of bility, by magnesia, and constituting salts, ing subject, as had reference to the vibra- which were intended to be given in exchange ; which are decomposable at a low temperature. tions of strings, either in the lowest mode as but although the value of duplicates in that He has no doubt that a sufficient supply of a whole, or in the higher mode when sub- Institution amounted to about 10,0001., still bromine might be procured from our English divided into aliquot parts by nodal points, were there were not in the collection more than brine springs, should it ever happen that a touched upon by Mr. Faraday," who then 600l. or 7001. worth of books at all suitable to demand for this new substance were to arise. shewed the co-existence of these modes of the Royal Society; thus leaving about 2,6001. At the last sitting, on Thursday, the Society vibration in the same string. The experi- or 2,7001. of a balance on the value of the adjourned for the long vacation. ments were performed with rods, the different MSS. yet unsatisfied by the trustees of the laws applicable to strings and rods being also Museum. On this point the President last pointed out at the same time ; after which, the Saturday met the trustees,_and they came to Hudson GURNEY, Esq., in the chair. Mr. means of rendering visible the paths traced by a resolution of disposing of certain duplicates, E. Hawkins exhibited to the Society a gold .strings or rods, when vibrating either in one and of laying out the funds accruing there- medal found in Bedfordshire ; Mr. Dawson or several modes, were stated. Dr. Young's from upon such scientific works as the council Turner, a curious brazen enamelled dish ; and experiments upon the reflection of light from and fellows of the Royal Society should choose, Mr. Britton presented some beautiful drawings the strings of a piano-forte, were next noticed, from time to time. This arrangement ap- of the architectural details of the chapel of and then the phenom

omena under consideration peared to give the meeting great satisfaction. Henry V. at Westminster. The Rev. John made evident upon a much larger scale by The following is an abstract of a paper lately Skinner's disquisition on the site of Camelo. means of Mr. Wheatstone's kaleidophone. This read ; it is entitled, “On the occurrence of dunum, and the Roman remains discovered at instrument consists of an elastic rod, or wire, Iodine and Bromine in certain mineral waters Cammerton, was concluded. A communicafixed firmly in a vice at one end, and fur- of North Britain.” By Charles Daubeny, M.D. tion was read from John Gage, Esq., director, nished with a bright metallic bead at the other; F.R.S., Professor of Chemistry in the Uniwhen in the light of the sun, a candle, or lamp, versity of Oxford.

• Mr. Babbage has circulated a printed answer to Dr. a spot is reflected by the bead, which, as the The author lays claim to being the first who respecting the Society's minutes.

Roget's explanation; in which he reiterates his charge

ROYAL SOCIETY.

ROYAL INSTITUTION.

a sube

SOCIETY OF ANTIQUARIES.

ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY.

rust

being a short history of St. Olave's Church and the report detailed the works printed during jesty Queen Charlotte. W. Grimaldi ; No. 461. ancient Hostelry at Southwark, accompanied the past year, and those which were in course Enamel Portrait of the Son of the Hon. George by drawings, and an appendix containing docu- of preparation ; and then named the gentlemen Agar Ellis, painted from the original Picture ments, &c. confirmatory of the account. who had been selected as deserving of the re- by Sir T. Lawrence. W. Essex. Three skil.

The meetings of the Society were then ad- wards of the committee; viz. for the royal fully executed enamels. journed to the 18th of November.

medals, Professor Lee and J. F. Davis, Esq.; No. 463. Portrait, in enamel, of Captain Sir the Institution medal, Major Price ; and for William Hoste, R.N., Bart., K.C.B. H.

the pecuniary rewards, Messrs. Fraser, Neu- Bone, R.A.A characteristic and spirited perOn Saturday the anniversary meeting of this mann, and Belfour. The report concluded formance ; and, we regret to say, the only one Institution took place; Sir Gore Ouseley in with a list of new subscriptions, received since by this able artist. the chair. Colonel Broughton read a state- the last anniversary, amongst which were those No. 464. Disegnatrice. A. E. Chalon, R.A. ment of the Society's affairs during the past of his Majesty, the King of the Netherlands, -We always anticipate that we shall find year. In noticing the present volume of the the grand Dukes of Tuscany and Hesse Darm- something on this spot to be charmed with Society's Transactions, particular allusion was stadt, &c. &c. From the auditors' report, it from the hand of this tasteful artist ; and we made to the article and plates descriptive of appeared that there was a balance in hand of have never yet been disappointed. The fair the Arabic globe in the Society's museum. £1,400. The various reports were ordered to designer (are not all ladies fair designers ?) is This globe was given to Sir John Malcolm by be printed, and the rewards banded to the suc- elegantly disposed ;-we use the word in its the religious chief of the Bohras, a sect found cessful candidates whose names we have men- ordinary, as well as in its technical sense ;--for in great numbers in the Rajpoot states ; they tioned, or to their proxies, with suitable re- what can shew a more elegant disposition than are said to be the descendants of the followers marks. Amongst the distinguished individuals the practice of any branch of the fine arts ? of the Sheikh ul Tubal, or old man of the present were the Earl of Carlisle, Lord Selsey, To the female character it adds a peculiar mountains, renowned for his exploits during Count de Lasteyrie, Vice-President of the grace ; for it is the occupation of domestic rethe period of the Crusades. The auditors' re- Asiatic Society of Paris, and several others. tirement : it is unaccompanied by any of those port exhibited a balance in favour of the So

personal and public displays which too freciety to the extent of 5241. Sir Alexander

quently give to other accomplishments a vain Johnston addressed the meeting in the name

FINE ARTS.

and meretricious air. Mr. Chalon has two of the committee of correspondence, and detailed

EXHIBITION OF THE ROYAL ACADEMY.

other fascinating examples of the powers of his its operations for the past year: from his address

[Seventh and concluding Notice.]

pencil in No. 462. Portrait of a Lady; and we gathered, that the committee had directed its

ANTIQUE ACADEMY.

No. 476. Portraits of the Countess of Jersey and attention to a comparison of the languages or The miscellaneous character of the contents of the Lady Adela Corisanda Villiers. dialects spoken throughout Polynesia ; and in this apartment might, if it were well lighted, No. 475. Paris; Review of the British Army this branch of its labours acknowledged the give it a greater interest than any other portion marching past the Emperor Alexander and the valuable assistance and co-operation of Baron of the Academy. In its present sombre state, King of Prussia, led by the Duke of WellingWilliam Humboldt and Sir C. Colville. Ano- however, it can be considered little better ton. G. Jones, R.A.-We regard this dimi. ther point was the subject of the early com- than as a lumber-room, into which things of nutive sketch as a promise, which we munications, commercial and warlike, which all shapes and descriptions are thrown, and Mr. Jones will not break. It would be very had subsisted between Europe and Asia. huddled together ;- a perfect chaos of pictorial gratifying to see a picture of the termination of Thirdly, the committee had turned its atten. materials. Of these materials, the prints, the arduous and glorious struggle from the tion to the history of the institution of pro- drawings, and miniatures, are, generally speaka hand of this able artist. perty in law and slaves, and of marriage among ing, the most important; and we shall select a No. 477. The Colosseum, and part of the all the various classes of inhabitants throughout few of those, and of the other items, which Campagna of Rome, from a Sketch by Miss Gubthe whole extent of India. Lastly, the history come within the range of vision, and which bins. W. Westall, R.A. — Very poetically of the various settlements of foreign nations in deserve remark.

treated; and the Byronian figure introduced India, the circumstances under which they No. 449. His Grace the Duke of Newcastle, in the foreground is in strict accordance with took place, and their effect upon the original painted by Sir T. Lawrence ; No. 450, John that feeling. inhabitants of the country, was spoken of : on Soane, Esq., painted by Sir T. Lawrence. C. No. 491. A Spanish Señoritta, with her Nurse this point Mr. Baber, Mr. Milman, Lord Turner, A.E.-Engraved in mezzotinto, and of the Asturias, walking in the Prado of Madrid. Prudhoe, Colonel Briggs, and several other in a style which for clearness and brilliancy D. Wilkie, R.A.-This slight sketch is fuller individuals distinguished for their learning and cannot be surpassed.

of meaning than many a more laboured productalents, were mentioned as coadjutors.

No. 983. Portrait of the late Archbishop of tion. Patrician haughtiness and plebeian huThe various reports were received with much York, from a Picture by Hoppner. J. Heath, mility tvere never more amusingly depicted. satisfaction; and the usual ballot for officers A.E.-On looking at this admirable line en No. 488. The Sketch from Nature. J. Wood. having taken place, the meeting separated. graving we were forcibly reminded of “auld - Why is this gay, spirited, and highly finished

ang syne," when, in the illustration of such drawing called merely a sketch ? ORIENTAL TRANSLATION FUND. works as Bell's Poets, and the Novelist's Ma No. 553. Design. S. W. Arnald.. The sub. Anniversary meeting ; Earl Amherst in the gazine, Mr. Heath's graver was distinguished ject is from the Revelations“ War in heachair. The right honourable chairman of the above that of any of his contemporaries; and ven.” Groups of figures are complicated in committee read a report for the past year. It we rejoiced to see that, after the lapse of so every possible way, calculated to shew the anaalluded, in general terms, to the flourishing many years, his powers were in no whit tomical knowledge of the artist. state of the Institution, and noticed his Majes- abated.

No. 572. View of the Eddystone Lighthouse, ty's donation of fifty guineas for two royal No. 984. His Grace the Duke of Wellington from a Sketch made on the spot. H. Parke.medals. The absence of Colonel Fitzclarence on horseback, engraved from the original Picture A very clever drawing ; exhibiting one of the was much regretted by the committee; but it painted by Sir T. Lawrence. W. Bromley, A.E. triumphs of art over difficulties apparently in. afforded an opportunity of descanting on his - This a masterpiece of the British school surmountable. arduous exertions in the cause of oriental lite- of engraving. As far as the situation in which No. 578. Graystock Castle, Cumberland, a rature during his sojourn at Rome, with a it is placed will allow us to examine its texture, seat of the Hon. Henry Howard, M.P. T. C. freedom of eulogy which his presence would Mr. Bromley seems to have most happily in- Hofland. This view evidently possesses every necessarily have limited. The treasures of the troduced all the tasteful variety of execution desirable quality in landscape composition ; but Vatican library had been thrown open to the requisite to express the several materials of the skill of the artist is rendered entirely un. committee by the liberality of his Holiness the which the picture is composed.

availing by the situation in which the picture Pope, the services of the eminent scholar Sig No. 457. Portrait of a Gentleman on the is placed. nor Maï had been promised, and a branch con- summit of Mont Blanc, on the 25th of July, No. 584. Mount Elna, seen from the road mittee formed at Rome. The report expatiated 1827, at two P.M. W. S. Hastings. A whim- near Syracuse. H. Parke.A scene of solitary on the advantages likely to arise from this ac- sical description. Probably the picture was grandeur ; and, as a drawing, executed with a cession to the committee's strength; and men- not painted on the spot : yet it conveys an skill that shews great practice. tioned that the prospectus would be translated idea very like truth.

No. 513. Portrait of Miss L. E. Landon. and published in Italy. The establishment of No. 459. Enamel Portrait of a Lady, painted D. M'Clise.-Merely as a work of art, this the Oriental Institute at St. Petersburgh, and from the original Picture by Sir T. Lawrence. drawing would do great credit to the artist; of the Branch Oriental Translation Committee W. Essex ; No. 460. Enamel Portrait of Mas- but it is much more: it is a faithful resem. at Calcutta, were next adverted to; after which, I ter Bunbury, Page of Honour ta her late Ma- blance of one whose genius, whether displayed

TO THE AUTHOR OF THE IMPROVISAT 2ICE.

in the descriptive, the imaginative, or the phi-simile of the original; and, as in other cases | them, and will become equally popular. In losophical, has held captive the attention, and where the costume of the parties forces the the meanwhile, every body who has any feeling elicited the admiration, of all who are capable painter to employ masses of colour more of for humour, or any love of native talent, must of feeling the beauties of fine poetical composia necessity than of taste, we must say that we visit the admirable originals. tion.

are inclined to prefer the print to the painting. No. 498. Portrait of a Lady; No. 502. Por. Cardinal Gonsalvi, F. c. Lewis, slightly What we observed, on the public meeting

PUBLIC CEMETERY. trait of a Gentleman. Miss Daniell. These, tinged with colour, and with all the appear; held at the Freemasons' Tavern on Wednesand other slight but tasteful performances by ance of an exquisite chalk drawing. The vivid the same lady, are examples of that rare know. eyes of the acute Italian retain all their ex- day 9th, relating to Mr. Carden's plan, referred ledge, the knowledge of when and where to traordinary expression.

to the general principle - viz. the necessity leave off.

Sir Astley Cooper, in mezzotinto, by S. Cou. of doing away with the continuance of bury. Among the remaining prominent portraits in sins; and as fine a specimen of the art as

ing the dead within the metropolis; and, conwater-colours are, H. R. H. Princess Sophia, could be scraped. As in the portrait of the sequently, we gave our

entire approval of that Mrs.S. C. Hall, and T. Campbell, Esq., President himself

, there is a considerable re- gentleman's plan for a general cemetery. But D. M'Clise ; Miss Grim, T. Heaphy'; and Lieu- semblance in this to Mr. Canning: no one is of a higher character, arises from a desire to

our support of Mr. Goodwin's design, which tenant Richardson of the Bombay Marine, who puts the least faith in physiognomy, but w. Derby. The last is a highly finished per- must grant that the

possessor of such a head see such a project carried into effect, as it will

and countenance could be no ordinary person. sance so generally and so loudly complained of, There are in this room several very clever Intellect is stamped upon them. portraits in oil. We especially remarked The Dr. Thomas Young, by C. Turner, is ano

but at the same time afford the architects and Hon. Mrs. Newton Lane, Mrs. W. Carpenter; ther beautiful example of mezzotinto: it is, sculptors of the British school that opportu. Thomas Stothard, Esq. R.A., J. Green Lieu- farther, a very faithful representation of that nity of exhibiting their talents, which becomes tenant-Col. D’Aguilar, R. Rothwell ; A Family highly distinguished scholar.

the present enlightened epoch, and is worthy of Group, J. G. Middleton ; Miss Phillips, of the Miss Susan Bloxam, by F. C. Lewis, a niece the metropolis of the British empire. Indeed, Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Miss E. Drum- of the President's, and in the same style as

Paris having four public cemeteries ; surely mond: The Rev. J. Brooke, J. Lonsdale ; The Gonsalvi; a style "admirably adapted to the London, with its vast superiority of population, Rev. S. Creyke, T. Ellerby, &c.

The miniatures are as numerous as nsual ; loveliness. It is one of Lawrence's sweetest one east, west, north, and south. This of and many of them exhibit great talent. Among compositions.

Mr. Goodwin's, if properly supported, would the most striking are those from the pencils of Italian Girls (by the same publishers) is take the lead—the site proposed being one of Mrs. J. Robertson, A. E. Chalon, R.A., from a painting by P. Williams, and en

the finest for such a purpose, perhaps, to be A. Robertson, W. J. Newton, F. T. Rochard, graved by D. Lucas. It is also a naïve

found near any city in the world.
W. C. Ross, C. R. Bone, W. Bone, M. Haugh- and delightful composition, such as one of our
on, Miss M. Ross, Miss Heaphy, J. Burgess, best Annuals might have prized. The costume

ORIGINAL POETRY.
C. Winser, and last and least, as we imagined, and character are both charming.
The Rev. Henry North, E. Robertson ; but on

I know thee not, high Spirit! but the sympalooking further we found Mrs. Russell, J. Stew. Portrait of the late Sir Thomas Lawrence,

thy of thought art, still more surprisingly small. Both these

P.R.A.' Painted by himself, and engraved Hath often to my hour of dreams thy living Lilliputian works of art are in the best style of by E. Cousins. Tiflin.

presence brought; execution, and furnish true examples of the The publication of this fine print is also very And I feel that I could love thee with the fondmultum in parvo. opportune. It is an admirable resemblance;

ness of a brother, Of Aowers and fruit there is also a gay show. and is not rendered less interesting by the As the sainted ones of Paradise bear love for In The Gardener's Shed, V. Bartholomew, we pensive expression which overspreads the fea

one another. recognise the same lightness of execution, and tures, and which marks the man of amiable Clearness and brilliance of colouring which dis- feelings and strong sensibilities, on whom long For I know thy spirit hath been poured full

freely in thy song, tinguished the splendid cluster of Hollyhocks and intimate acquaintance with the world has exhibited by the same artist last year. The produced its too usual effects on such a cha- Where feeling hath been prodigal, and passion

hath been strong

The merits of Mr. Cousins as a mez. jonquil appears in the group, with a degree of racter. unusual brightness, owing, we suspect, to a zotinto engraver are well known ; and he has That the secrets of thy bosom are burning on

(fire.

thy lyre, colour recently discovered by the ingenious and evidently exerted himself on this occasion. indefatigable Mr. George Field. The Crinum

In the nature of thy worshipping, a ministry of Augustum, from the East Indies, Mrs. Denis

MR. THOY's STATUES.

Young priestess at a holy shrine, I scarce can Dighton; Fruit, E. Smith; Composition of Mn. Thou's exhibition re-opened to the public

deem that years

[tears-Flowers, J. Holland; Dahlias, George the yesterday, with two new statues, or rather So few and beautiful as thine are registered in Fourth, and other Varieties, Mrs. Pope ; Roses, with four new statues ; for, although the sta- That the gift of thy affections hath gone abroad and Studies of Black and White Grapes, Ma- tues of Tam O'Shanter and Souter Johnny are

in vaindame Comolera are all executed with great nearly the same as those by which the town A rose-leaf on the autumn wind. skill. We are likewise much pleased with a was so delighted last year, yet they are ab

wreath on the main ! small drawing, Flowers and Fruit, G. Sintze- solutely new. The great interest of the ex- Yet blended with thy beautiful and intellectual nich. It is hung in a disadvantageous situa- hibition, however, consists in the addition of

lays,

(evil days; tion; but evinces a fidelity of imitation, a taste the statues of the landlord and landlady; which, I read a mournful consciousness of cold and in composition, and a tenderness and delicacy of especially the latter, are quite worthy of their of the weariness existence feels when its sunfinish, which are rarely united. jolly companions. The four figures are ar

light has gone down, In thus closing our account of the Exhibi- ranged in a line; the landlord 'being in con- And from the autumn of the heart the flowers tion of the present year, we beg to observe, versation with the souter, and the landlady of Hope are strown ;that we are quite sensible it contains many with Tam:- the landlord throwing himself able works which our limits have not permitted back in his chair in a convulsion of laughter at of the coldness of the hollow world, its vanities us to notice. one of the souter's “ queerest stories ;" the

(the grass landlady leaning earnestly forwards towards Like tinges from the sunset, or night-gems from Prints from Lawrence.

Tam, with whom she is evidently “ growing” Its mocking and unmeaning praise, the flatMESSRS. COLNAGHI and Son bave just en. very gracious."--A great musical amateur,

terer's fatal artriched our portfolio with a of engravings when any piece of music, which he had not Flowers madly to the bosom clasped, with serwhich possess a peculiar interest at this mo- heard, was praised in his presence, used to ask pents at their heart! ment, from being from paintings by Sir Tho" whether it would grind ?" Mr. Thom's And oh! if things like these have been the mas Lawrence, and several of them from pic- two former figures have received a similar tes. chasteners of thy years, tures now attracting so much of public atten- timony to their excellence, as may be seen on How hath thy woman's spirit known the bittion at the British Gallery in Pall Mall. the board of every Italian boy who wanders terness of tears! They are as follow :

the streets, offering his “ images” for sale; How have thy girlhood visions- the warm, wild Whole-length of Charles X., King of France, and we have no doubt that the novelties will thought of youth,

[truth! in mezzotinto, by Charles Turner, a fine fac. Ispeedily have the same compliment paid to Folded their sunny pinions, and darkened into

a foam.

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O wearily, most wearily, unto the child of made for her. The manager was in a terrible A very bad melodrama, with a very good name, song,

[ along-puzzle what to substitute to fill up the evening's bettered the business till Easter. On Easter The heavy tide of being rolls, a sunless wave, entertainments; when Blasis was luckily seen Tuesday the opera of Cinderella was produced ; When the promise of existence fades before the in a box, and begged to undertake the part so and originally from its intrinsic merits, and time of noon,

unexpectedly vacated. She accordingly dressed latterly through the equivocal interest thrown And the evening of the soul comes on, unblest for it, and was just about to proceed, when it around its heroine, (O tempora ! O mores!) by star or moon!

was found that the indisposed prima donna had has formed a triumphant close to the season. God help thee in thy weary way! and if the recovered as rapidly as she fell sick, and was The following are the lists of the pieces prosilver tone

[thine own, quite ready to finish the part herself. So much duced at each theatre ; which, curiously enough, of Fame hath music for an ear so chastened as for the medical skill of Dr. Blasis !

exactly correspond in number, (15), counting Thou hast it from another clime, where heart

Black-eyed Susan, as its success entitles us to and mind are free,

do, amongst the productions at Covent Garden. And where the brave and beautiful have bowed Tue period has again arrived for us to record

Drury Lane. themselves to thee.

the closing of the two great theatres, and to

review the winter campaign. That its issue Oct. 14. Epicharis, a Tragedy, 5 acts: Lister And one whose home hath been among the has been widely different from that calculated

Greek Family, a Melodrama, 2 mountains of the North,

acts: Barrymore and Raymond Withdrawn. upon at the commencement of the season, even Nov. 3. Snakes in the Grass, a Farce, 2 Where the cataract mocks the earthquake, and by the most“ knowing ones, we believe they the giant streams come forth

Brigand, a Drama, 2 acts: Planche will admit; and the argument to be drawn

Follies of Fashion, a Comedy, 5 Where spirits in their robes of flame dance o'er from it is, in our opinion, all in favour of

acts: Lord Glengall. the cold blue sky,

Witch - Finder, a Drama, 2 acts:
theatrical property. It proves that there is Dec. 19.
And to the many-voiced storm the eagle makes always vitality in a theatre; and that, pro-

Jack in the Box, Christmas Panto-
reply !
vided a manager knows how to play a bad

miine: Barrymore

National Guard, an Opera, 2 acts: A worshipper before the shrine at which thy hand, the chances themselves are strongly in spirit bendeth, favour of the table. In September, 1829, the

Past and Present, a Drama, 3 acts: While on its pure and natural gifts the holy proprietors of Covent Garden Theatre would

Mar. 23. Popping the Question, Interlude: flame descendeth,

have been but too happy if any one would have Hath poured his tribute on thine ear, as he insured them against the loss of nearly as many Perfection, a Farce, 2 acts: Bayly 17.

Dragon's Gift,

piece: would praise a star thousands as they now stand the gainers of. Mr. Apr. 12.

Planché
Whose beams had wandered down to him from Price, the then lessee of Drury, on the con- May 1. Hofer, an Opera, 3 acts: Planché
their blue home and far.
trary confided too much in the chances he thought

A Joke's a Joke, a Farce, 2 acts:
T. Hook

Withdrawn. Lady! amidst the clarion-note of well-deserved self to be out-generaled by them in more than be perceived against his rivals, and suffered him.

Spanish Husband, a Drama, 3 acts:

H. Payne fame, It were, perhaps, but vain to hope this feeble and the extraordinary lethargy which, during one important instance. But even this mistake,

Covent Garden.

Nights. lay might claim A portion of thy fair regard, or win a thought establishment, did not prevent it eventually

the commencement of the season, overhung that Oct. 10. First of May, a Drama, 2 acts : of thine To linger on a gift so frail and dissonant as which had set in for its neighbour, and fully Nov. 7. Night before the Wedding, &c. an

{mine. from making strong head against the current Shakespeare's Early Days, ib, : SoBut onward in thy skyward path - a thousand sharing in the Pactolean stream. For, be it

Opera, 2 acts : Ball eyes shall turn understood, as in justice to Drury Lane The

Royal Fugitive, a Drama, 3 acts:

c. Kemble To where, like heaven's unwasting stars, thy atre it should be, that the embarrassments of Black-eyed Susan, a Melodrama, gifts of spirit burnMr. Price have arisen ont of circumstances

2 acts : Jerrold A thousand hearts shall wildly thrill where'er unconnected with theatricals, the receipts of Dec. 26. Harlequin and Cock Robin, Christthy lays are known,

the theatre having averaged 53,0001. per season Jan. 3. Husband's Mistake, a Comedy, 2 And stately manhood blend its praise with during his lesseeship: so that granting the woman's gentlest tone.

Phrenologists, a Farce, 2 acts: expenses to be 2501. per night for the 200 nights,

Withdrawn. Farewell !—the hand that traces this may perish leave a profit of 3,0001. on each season-not a which they could scarcely exceed, it would Feb. 2. Robert the Devil, a Melodrama,

2 acts : Raymond ere life's noon,

Ninetta, an Opera, 3 acts : Ball .. And the spirit that hath guided it may be for sufficient recompense, perhaps, for the toil and

8. Teddy the Tiler, an Interlude:

Rodwell Forgotten with its lofty hopes – the fevered anxiety attending theatrical management, but dreams of mind still

The Wigwam, Easter piece : Peake any thing but a losing game. But to Apr. 12.

13. Cinderella, an Opera, 3 acts: Lacy Unnoted, stealing to the dead without a name proceed to our review. Drury Lane opened May 4.

The Colonel, a farce, 2 acts: Lacy Withdrawn. behind. on the first of October ; and most injudiciously

Here break we off. Encouraged by their the lessee reduced the price to the boxes, in. But thou upon the human heart, in characters stead of providing entertainments which should making strong preparations for next season,

success, the managers of Covent Garden are of flame,

[thy name; have rendered the admission money a matter the last under the existing and long-disputed And on the heaven of intellect, hast registered of indifference. At Christmas the old prices lease. Drury Lane has already passed into The gifted ones of fallen earth shall worship at were resumed ; and the triumph of the panto- fresh hands-untried ones certainly; but for thy shrine,

mime over that of Covent Garden, the success that very reason not to be prejudged. Let And sainted spirits joy to hold companionship of the Brigand, and the accession of Kean and Mr. Lee be sure that honourable and liberal with thine.

Madame Vestris, gave a prosperous turn to the behaviour will not only “deserve success,". J. GREENLEAF WHITTIER. affairs, which was furthered by the production but “ command it;" and that the Scylla of Haverhill, Massachusetts, 8th of læt Month, 1830.

of the National Guard, Perfection, Popping what has been hitherto called economy, is as
the Question, the Easter piece, and the opera of fatal as the Charybdis of extravagance.

Hofer ; the latter particularly, if produced ear.
DRAMA.

lier in the season, might alone have redeemed
KING'S THEATRE.

HAYMARKET. the fortunes of the lessee. On looking at the Tus theatre opened on Tuesday. A new farce Last Tuesday a rather curious scene occurred course of Covent Garden, we are dazzled at the at the Opera. Malibran was taken suddenly outset hy the brilliant career of Miss Remble. by Poole, from the French, was produced, and Seconds to be unable to go upon the stage in the Her nights, it is reported, have averaged 3003: proved an amusing little piece. Kean has apsecond act of Cenerentola ; and an apology was the off-nights, as they are technically termed; peared in Richard III., with less of demand * We do not often admit personal tributes into our were, however, deplorable, till Black-eyed Susan upon his physical powers than at the large

theatres. columns; but the poetical beauties of this composition, came on board, “and brought them up with a and its gratifying character, as confirming, from another wet sail” to Christmas. The comparative hemisphere, the fame attached to the writings of L. E. L., failure of the pantomime was a sad drawback ;

VARIETIES. have induced us to give it insertion. The author is de and Miss Paton in Ninetta only added to the Algerine Journal. — Among the advertise. scribed to us, in a letter from Philadelphia, to be a expenses of the establishment. At this critical ments in the French papers is one announcing

young American poet-editor of great promise" in the U. S.; and these lines afford high proofs of talent.

moment, Teddy the Tiler came Pat, and with the intention of establishing a journal, either more than forty.horse Power pulling after it. I on board a vessel belonging to the French fleet

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