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life and death.
during the past week. The houses have been
coachmen seeing an undertaker, the other day, good to these old comedies, and the managers Tuis merry fittle place goes on, to use a com- out to a brother whip,—" I say, Jim! 'there's
carrying an oaken coffin on his shoulders, called might as well, therefore, not have produced a trifling dance by a mediocre corps de ballet, mon saying, like a house on fire. We do not
your new box-coat going home?” which is dignified by the title of a divertise- mean that it has been burnt down, and we should
Prepared Ox-Gall for taking out Spots. ment, and is calculated only to lengthen an be sorry for our amusement if it should be, but Boil together one quart of ox-gall
, and four evening's bill of fare, already too long. Last that it fills every night to witness the varie- ounces of pulverised alum. After several boilThursday, for instance, we had the Wonder, ties provided for the public entertainment. ings, add four ounces of common
salt. Let a five-act comedy, this said divertisement, the Scheming and Seeming, a laughable burletta by the liquor settle, and then decant and preserve interlude of Intrigue, under the title of the Mr. Lunn, was produced on Thursday, and it in well-stopped bottles. It may be rendered Bath Road (an unfair ruse, by the way, well afforded Yates a free opportunity for displaying aromatic, by adding a little of the distilled enough at Sadler's Wells or Tottenham Street
, his mimic and histrionic talents, of which he essence of lemon, which also augments the but infra dig. at old Drury), and the Brigand, a made the most advantageous use, and kept the
properties of the preparation. two-act drama, besides the two grand overtures audience in high humour during the whole to Die Zauberflötte and Tancredi ! This is performance. His first personating Mathews only wearing out performers, pieces, and audi- to perfection, and then as Mathews imitating LITERARY NOVELTIES. ences ; and while we can wield a pen, we will other actors, Young, Macready, &c. is one of (Literary Gazette Weekly Advertisement, No. XLII. Oct. 16.) anathematise the practice. The effects, as at the most singular pieces of double mimicry we but misguided individual during his residence in Italy,
The Poet Shelley.-A memoir of the life of this gifted the Haymarket, are only observable in the lob- ever saw, and made us laugh very heartily. with several hitherto unpublished poems, is to be inbies during the latest hour, or hour and a half, This piece was, we think, played for a benext cluded in Captain Trelawney's Autobiography, now
prewhen nearly every respectable person is gone,
at Covent Garden; but it is now better than paring for the press. If Trelawney write as well as he and only and remain to degrade the new.-George and Adelaide, a loyal dramatic Byron and Shelley, a curious performance may be ex: theatre.
tribute, has a capital scene between Mrs. Fitz- pected. His own adventures are quite Anastasian. It is william and Wilkinson.
not generally known that the captain has reserved to himself a grave next to that of Shelley, in the Protestant
Campo Santo at Rome. This looks like friendship in A New Romeo, in the person of a Mr. Keppel,
VARIETIES. was suddenly announced on Monday. The
Captain Medwin, the Editor of “ Byron's Conversadébutant appeared to be nearly overwhelmed
Fine Arts.--Mr. William Wyon, the chief which he has been engaged for the last two years. We
tions," has just finished a Translation of Æschylus, on by anxiety and agitation ; but in characters of engraver of the Mint, has been for some time have reason to think that it will,
on its appearance, raise less importance Mr. Keppel may probably be past closely occupied in the preparation of dies his character very high as a Grecian. He is at present
residing at Genoa. more successful. Romeo on the boards of Co. for the new coinage.
A new edition of Colonel Montagu's Ornithological vent Garden requires more personal appearance
Light Varnish to preserve Insects.-- Take a Dictionary, with Additions, &c.- The History of the and physical power than nature seems to have pint of spirits of wine, and a little light amber, translated from the German of Neander, by the Rev. bestowed upon him; though our judgment being which should be allowed to dissolve in a sauce H. 9. Nose, M.A. formed upon a first attempt ought to leave pan for forty-eight hours: to this add a little
LIST OF NEW BOOKS. room for higher hopes.
mastic, as much red arsenic, and an equal Burns's Principles of Surgery, Vol. I. Avo. 148. bds. quantity of turpentine; and let it dissolve in a Mackenzie on the Eye, 8vo. 218. bds.-Medico-Chirur
vessel for four and twenty hours. This done, I gical Transactions, Vol. XVI. Part I. 8vo. 98. bds. The Haymarket Theatre closed last night. take the insect you wish to preserve, extract Law, royal Nvo. 218. bds.-Albert, or the Lord's Prayer Kean at the commencement of the season, and its entrails, and let it be well bathed for Exemplified, 18mo. Is. 6d. sewed. - The Sonnets of ShakMiss Paton at its terinination, have probably several days in spirits of wine, into which some scriptive Geography, fcp. 2s. 6d. cloth.--Second Report
speare and Milton, fcp. 48. bds.-Davis's Outlines of Deproved, from peculiar circumstances, suffi- sugar-candy has been put. In this state, rub of Commissioners respecting Real Property, 8vo. 68. bds. ciently attractive to prevent its being a losing it over with the varnish at intervals until it Doddridge's Life and Correspondence, Vol. IV. 8vo. 158. one in a pecuniary point of view: but its re- shines : it may thus be preserved for a long 6s. sewed. The Lyre and the Laurel, 2 vols. 88. bds. putation as a theatre, which has been gra- time. dually declining for some time past, has this Counterfeit Gold.—A German, Dr. Herm- METEOROLOGICAL JOURNAL, 1830. summer met with a yet heavier fall. We do stad, has discovered a mixture of metals, which advise the proprietor, in the most friendly is not only of the colour of real gold, but also Thursday.. 7 spirit, to make such radical changes before possesses its hardness, all its ductility, and the Friday, he again opens the Haymarket as will restore same specific weight. The inventor, however, Sunday... 10 this still favourite place of amusement to the does not assert that it is as unchangeable as gold; Monday high situation it was wont to occupy in public and there can be no doubt that if he had met Wednesday 13
30.26 Stationary regard. Let him get together a company some- with that quality in it, he would not have
Winds, N.W. and N.E. thing better than a second-rate provincial failed to mention it; for in that case he would Except the 7th and 13th, generally cloudy; a little troop, and play old Haymarket comedies, have found the secret which has been so long rain fell on the evening of the 12th, but not sufficient to
be measurable. rather than such Coburgish melo-dramas as and so vainly sought by the alchemists. This
Occultation of Venus: Friday Morning.-Every indivi. the Force of Nature, the Goldsmith, and Clari, material is thus composed :-- out of twenty- dual who witnessed the occultation of Venus by the moon or the operas of Mozart and Rossini, for the four parts, equal in weight, there are sixteen this morning, must have felt much indebted to your decent representation of which his theatro has of platina, seven of pure copper, and one of defatigable exertions in warning us of so interesting a not the slightest capabilities. Let him dis- pure zinc; this is to be covered with powdered phenomenon. It is hardly to be expected in a climate charge his band, and smother his scene- charcoal, and placed in a crucible, on a strong was the moon at the period of the immersion, that a very painter-ring down his curtain at midnight, fire, until the fusion has reduced the three favourable observation could be made: independent of and owe his success to the deserved patronage into one mass, which will be the said counter. this, a cloud intercepted the southern limb of the moon of the respectable classes of society, instead of feit gold.- Journal des Connaissances Usuelles. had taken place; the emersion, however, was seen under
from our view till about 3' before 5, when the immersion pandering to its dregs and disgraces, by keep
The Schoo master all Abroad.
almost as favourable circumstances as could be wished, ing his doors open till half-past one in the
and occurred at 24' 6" after 5. No particular distortion SIR, I'm a plain pains-taking man,
of the shape of the planet during its emersion was per. morning, to catch the dissolute few who have Inflict, too, pains reciprocal with vigour;
ceptible; but when quite visible, it seemed as if attached scarcely a home to go to, and enter his house For, oh, my boys arithmetic won't learn,
to the dark part of the moon for the space of more than
But always do their best to cut a figure. but to turn it into a bagnio. Of the seven
7';-an appearance precisely similar to that which I reMultiplication wins them not;
member to have witnessed in an occultation of the planet pieces produced this season, Morton's Separa. Addition, thoughtless, is forgot ;
Jupiter. tion and Reparation is the only one likely to
Yet the young scamps will by and by
'T'he situation of Jupiter amongst the several small stars Too fast increase and multiply.
in and near the right arm of Sagittarius, renders the keep possession of the boards.' The list is as
Now, for subtraction, they subtract
planet, as a telescopic observation, peculiarly interesting. follows :
The finest fruit from off my trees;
Latitude...... 31° 37' 32" N.
The spoil, though no spoiled children these : Cloak, an Interlude, 1 act: Poole.
I flog them oft, they heed not me,
Till, wearied out with such distractions,
I know not, sir, what more to do,
We are obliged to postpone our Review of the Winter's Aug 13th. Husband at Sight, a Farce, 2 acts : Buxton.
So, in despuir, apply to you.
Wreath, being, indeed, this week, even without it, almost Aug. 31st. First of April, a Farce, 2 acts : Miss Boaden. Sept. 13th. Marie Mignot, a Drama, 3 acts: Mayhew
ERRATUM.-In our last No., page 659, col. 1, line 7, for and T. Arnold.
A Jarvey's Joke. One of the Paddington “ Corporal," read " Caporal."
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times against popular passion, were seen suddelineation is too highly appreciated to require We cannot agree with Mr. C., however, in denly to shrink and fade away before the apany eulogy from us.
thinking Eton or Westminster the place for proach of the new. regeneration, like mists The book is altogether such a work as might educating the heir to the throne. A coup d'æil before the sunbeams. "The listless life of the be expected from a man of strong sense and over Lord North's administration strikes us as man of rank was suddenly supplied with an practised literature, living so near the time very able, in this early part of the volume, excitement that kindled all the latent activities embraced in his descriptions, and aiming more which is also diversified by an episode about of his nature; the man of study found, with at a free and popular narrative than at the phi- Swift, and other retrospects ; but we pass to delight, his solitary speculation assuming a life losophy of more remote history: yet it abounds the commencement of the prince's chequered and substantial shape before his eye, and the with profound observations; and often in a career, 1783, when the Commons voted him loog arrears of fortune about to be paid in tone of sarcastic scorn lashes the follies and 50,000/. for income, and 100,0001. for the outfit public fame and power; the lower classes vices it is forced to depict. But a few extracts, of his household. Here the author says finely- listened with fierce avidity to the declaration, which we now proceed to give, will convey a “ There are no faults that we discover with that the time was at hand for enjoying their better idea of Mr. Croly's performance than more proverbial rapidity than the faults of share of that opulent and glittering world on any long commentary of our own; and as we others; and none that generate a more vin- which they had hitherto gazed, with as little always prefer making an author speak for him- dictive spirit of virtue, and are softened down hope of reaching it as the firmament above self, to exhibiting ourselves as his spokesmen, by fewer attempts at palliation, than the faults their heads. Thus was prepared the Revoluhere follow remarks on public and private of princes in the grave. Yet, without justice, tion. Thus was laid under the foundation of education, as brought into discussion on the history is but a more solemn libel; and no the throne a deadly compound of real and system adopted towards the Prince of Wales. justice can be done to the memory of any fantastic injury, of offended virtue and em
" The great schools were panegyrised, as public personage without considering the pe- bittered vice, of the honest zeal of general breeding a noble equality among the sons of culiar circumstances of his time. The close of good, and the desperate determination to put men of the various ranks of society; as inspir- the American war was the commencement of all to hazard for individual license, rapine, and ing those feelings of honour and independence, the most extraordinary period of modern Eu. revenge,-a mighty deposit and magazine of which in after-life make the man lift up his rope: all England, all France, the whole con- explosion, long visible to the eyes of Europe, fearless front in the presence of his superiors in tinent, were in a state of the most powerful invisible to the French government alone, and all but knowledge and virtue; and as pre-emi. excitement: England rejoicing at the cessation which only waited the first touch of the incennently training the youth of the land to that of hostilities, long unpopular and galling to diary, to scatter the monarchy in fragments personal resolution, mental resource, and intel. the pride of a country accustomed to conquer; round the world. · Philosophy' was the grand lectual dignity, which are essential to every yet with the stain of transatlantic defeat splen- leader in this progress of crime ; and it is a honourable career; and are congenial, above didly effaced by her triumph at Gibraltar, and striking coincidence, that at this period its title all, to the free spirit and high-minded habits of the proof given in that memorable siege, of the to national homage should have been, as if by England. All those advantages must be con- unimpaired energies of her naval and military an angry destiny, suffered to aid its popular ceded, though burlesqued and tarnished by the power, - France, vain of her fatal success, and ambition. fantastic and selfish tales of extraordinary faci. exulting in the twofold triumph of wresting “ The peace of 1782 threw open the conti. lities furnished to the man by the companions America from England, and raising up a new nent; and it was scarcely proclaimed, when of the boy; of the road to fortune smoothed, rival for the sovereignty of the seas, the con- France was crowded with the English nobility. the ladder of eminence miraculously placed in tinental states, habitually obeying the impulses Versailles was the centre of all that was sumphis grasp, the coronet, the mitre, the highest of the two great movers of the world, England tuous in Europe. The graces of the young and most sparkling honours of statesmanship, and France, and feeling the return of life in queen, then in the pride of youth and beauty held forth to the aspirant by the hand of early the new activity of all interests, public, per- the pomp of the royal family and the noblesse ; association.---Hopes, in their conception mean, sonal, and commercial. But a deeper and and the costliness of the fêtes and celebrations, in their nature infinitely fallacious, and in (fearful influence was at work, invisibly, but for which France has been always famous,