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sary to culogize articles in the way of business, Innocent thing
“ Life makes the soul dependent on the dust; more respectable and honourable men are not to
Without perfume'! thy bell
Death gives her wings to mount above the be found in London.-Editor.
Séems o'er thy silent grave to fling
Weep no more, that her aznre eye
Hath ceased to glisten,
That her wavy locks in the damp grare lie,
That her lip bath lost its crimson dye,
Her's in the skies.
That you vainly listen
For her roice of witching melody.
no more that each fleeting grace O'er its chords, while with more than a patriot's
“ WE'RE NA JUST fou."
This earth bad given, fire,
The stars a' blinkin
Hath left for ever her form and face ; He the triumphs of freedom and bravery sung.
Set ane thinkin
That her soul hath run its mortal races He had strings too for beauty, love, virtue, and What the de'il maks 'em thus nye winkin,
And the joys of heaven truth,
Fu' veel 'I ken,
The changing woes of this world replace, That shone ever bright, and as free from
Xmang us men,
Wecp no more, oh! weep no more!
Would'st thou renew
O'the lift, I ween
The colours that deck'd the worm before! youth,
Yon stars are the een, And gaz'd on in age as their souls fled away:*
Would'st thon its grov'ling shape restore? An the braw blue sky a bowzin has been
For the lovelier hue, Remember the bard like the huma sublime, t.
Then áll a bowl ample,
The lighter wings which heavenward soar? He ne'er sinks to the carth, 80 exalted his
Nor let sic bright example
a Novel. O'er his dear native land pours his heaven
THE SUN AND THE DEW.. drawn light.
Additional Verses to the national Anthem, The Sun, from his chariot of gold saw the Devo. Oh! Caledon, guard thou his ashes with awe, For thy poetick world was deserted and dim
arritten by. Gco. Colman, and sung at Illum'd by the first gleam of orient day;
Covent Garden Theatre. Till he rose 'on thy darkness, and Scotia then
In splendour he burst on the lowly one's view, • Lord ! while thy chast’ning hand,
Who, trembling, reflected his earliest ray. That world of the muse all illumin'd by him. Wide throngh this loyal land,
“ Fair Dew !" he exclaimed, “'tis with grief Sorrow doth fling,
and surprise, In the island of Paros a marble was plac'd
On yon rugged bramble such brightness I see;
Each Briton's heart-felt tear, On its rugged and desolate sea-beaten shore,
Shed o'er the Father's bier,
O! ascend to the place you should fill in the Where nought could be seen but the blue ocean's Bids us the Son revere;
Haste, dearest! come shine here with me." And nought could be heard but the sea's deaf
God save the King!.
Surpris'd and alarm'd such a lover to meet, Should a stranger but fail in respect to the tomb,
All-blushing Dew shrunk, his regards while Long inay the Dove of Peace
she bore; As many all heartless would fearlessly dare,
Here spread her wing! Swift a race of avengers sprung forth from its Lull'd thus, in sweet repose,
But felt, in her soft trembling bosom, a heat gloom, Oh! from domestic foes,
She never had known, till that moment, before. And punished his crime as he fled in despair.. Oh! froin black treason's blows,
And, listening now to the tempter's false
tongue, Thus, Scotia, protect thy lov'd poet, whose name
Heaven guard the King!
Inhaled the sweet poison; and soon, passionShould be blest by each child, with its infantine While George's praise we sound!
From the humble, but fostering bramble, she And should critics presume e'er to sully his
That moment, for ever was lost,
Thus oft sordid Wealth, the poor cottager's
charms Yet stay-let the drivellers from death be re
"Twas George our King. deemid,
Permitted by some fatal chance to behold, It were giving them honours from which they're
Lures the fair to abandon a parent's fond arms, exempt
For greatness and rank, falsely proffer'd, and "Twere declaring their venom too highly es
And dazzled by these, if unguarded the maid So leave them to die of neglect and contempt.
Dancing so light and merrily,
The heartless deluder with favour shall vicw;
Destroy'd all her peace, to shame mcanly be-
Brightly, for ever! The lines in the mountain, recorded in ori.
She fades, like the vanishing Dew.
I saw a rosebud in its bloom, ental tales, and said to last for ever.
Scenting the air, with rich perfume, + An eastern bird that flies continually in the And then, methought, a flow'r bo fair,
BIOGRAPHY. air, and never touches the earth.
Must always flourish sweetly there, “ The tomb of Archilochus was placed on
And perish never!
CHRISTOPHER SMART, M. A. the sea-shore, in the island of Paros, and the poets feigned, that in the cavities of the stone, A dark cloud came, the sun-beam flod, We have thought that a brief notice worn away by the wayes, a swarm of wasps was
And winter found the rosebud dead; of Mr. Smart, which we abridge from concealed, ready to avenge the least insult that And then I thought me-bliss and joy, Chalmers' English Poets, might not be could be offered to it."-Vide Notes to the Should ev'ry hour of life employ,
unacceptable in the same sheet in which 'Pursuits of Literature.
Ere death can sever,
the extraordinary effusion from his pen, THE SNOW-DROP.
And, with eternal shades of night, (or rather key) while labouring under
by a O! thou white flower,
Our sighing souls would fain possess, chance and odd coincidence, immedi-
When lost for ever! .
J. L. S.
ately after the review of a very ingeAnd the Spring's birth! Plyinouth, Feb. 1820.
nious inquiry into sound mind.
Christopher Smart was born rather pre-quished the prospect of a regular profession. tled respectably in the bookselling trade at maturely, at Shipbourne, in Kent, Ilth This we doubt was a luckless change, for Reading April, 1722 : his father was possessed of an writing and puffing in periodical works is Mr. Smart's piety was so fervent, that he independancy of about 3001. per ann, and now but a bad substitute, and was then a wrote parts of his religious poems on his acted as steward on the Kentish estate of worse, for professional exertions in any of the knees. "He was friendly, affectionate, and Lord Barnard, afterwards Earl of Darling- liberal pursnits. Smart contributed principal- liberal to excess. His conversation agreeaton. His mother, a Miss Gilpin, belongerlly to the Oxforil and Cambridge Miscellany, ble after he got over a habitual shyness. Ja to the family of the celebrated reformer of the Old Woman's Magazine, and other hu- poetry, his lighter pieces are preferred by Mr. that name. Christoplier was only 11 years morous publications. He also wrote sevc-Chalmers ; but his rich and original fancy in old, and stilt at school, when his father died, ral prologues and epilogues, upon which, as serious composition needs no praise in this so involved in circumstances, that the family well as his other compositions, he set a inuch Journal, where such eminent proofs of it property was obliged to be sold. It is stated, higher value than others acknowledged to be are given. The Hilliad is coarse; but for the that long previous to this period the boy had just. His pleasing manners, however, pro- expression of profound contempt, and poigshown an inclination for poetry, and had cured him the friendship of Johnson, Gar-nant ridicule, is perhaps unequalled in the even, (though this seems more than doubt-rick, Dr. James, Dr. Burney, and other English language-the first of its class. For ful,) made verses when only four years old. eminent men. Garrick, when he was in example, On the death of his father he left Ålaidstone distress in 1759, gave him the profits of a “O) thou, whatever name delight thine ear, and went to Durham, in the neighbourhood free benefit at Drury Lane Theatre. John Pimp ! poet! puffer! 'pothecary! play'r! of which city some of his paternal relations son wrote papers for him in the Universal Whose baseless fume by ranity is buoy'd, resided, and behaved to him with friendly Visitor ; and Dr. Burney set scveral of his like the huge carth, self-centered in the roid, kindness. He was also well received at songs to music. A dispute with Doctor, after- Accept onc part'ner thy own worth t' explore, Raby Castle, and patronised by the Hon. wards Sir John Hill, gave rise to a bitter And in thy praise be singular no more. Mrs. Hope, and by the late Duchess of Cleve- satire, entitled the Hilliad; and the reland, who allowed him 401. a year till her marks made on his first published collection A paltry play'r, that in no part succecds, death, in 1742. In October, 1739, he was of poems, 4to, 1752, set him at daggers The trnmpet of a base deserted cause, entered at Pembroke Hall, Oxford, being drawn with all reviews and reviewers. Froin Damned to the scandal of his own applause. then in his 17th year. At College he was 1754 to 1756, it is supposed that Smart's
* by Jove assigned, more distinguished for his poetical efforts and hcalth was bad, and that both his person The universal butt of all mankind. clássical taste, than for the usual academi- and purse suffered so much in consequence But his amiable and religious poems deserve cal pursuits ; and, notwithstanding his con of his negligent and irregular habits, that better to be remembered than this severe stitutional delicacy, soon became a general temporary alienation of mind was frequently castigation; and it is probable, that this refavourite with such of his contemporaries as the result of embarrassments preying upon vival of one of them may lead to a more gewere men of gaiety and vivacity. His for his fervid imagination. He had at this neral perusal of the rest than they have had tune did not enable him to keep snch com- time two children. The unhappy bard for half a century. pany, and he was speedily involved in diffi- would fall upon his knees and say
prayers culties, which genius and literary habits are in the street, and insist on passengers ill calculated to surmount when opposed to praying with him ; hut his lunacy ivas some
THE DRAMA. worldly wisdom and prudential selfishness. times dangerous, and his confinement was As might be expected, they lasted him necessary to keep him from the intemperance King's THEATRE.—The obscene, witty, through life, and embittered his being ; which made it so. After his release, hc and immortal Rabelais has furnished Mr. drove kim to intemporance, the only blot on acted with greater composure, had pleasant Hullin with the subject of a Comic Ballet, his otherwise blameless character. In 1743 lodgings near the Park, and was supported which is decent, dull, and temporary. Grehe was admitted Bachelor of Arts, and in partly by his literary labours, and partly by try founded an opera on the adventures of 1745 elected a Fellow of Pembroke. He 501. per ann. granted from the Treasury,' In the renowned Panurge, on the Isle of Lanhad previously acquired considerable fame 1757 he published his prose translation of terns; and the Ballet-Master has turned by his Tripos Verscs, and by the translation Horace. In 1763 the Sony to David, which that into dancing, which Gretry turned into of Pope's Essay on Criticism, and other we have quoted so largely, was given to the fiddling. Much more, we think, might have poems,
into Latin verse. A comedy, now world; and also a sınall miscellany of poems been made of the materials : for though the lost, and other productions, were the fruits on several occasions. In 1764 appeared circumstances are extravagant, they are not of this period. A soliloquy of the Princess Hannah, an Oratorio, the music by Worgan; ill-adapted for comic action and lively TerpPeriwinkle, the heroine of the play, describ- and an Ode to the Earl of Northumberland, sichorran expression. In some of the deing her conflicting passions, pride, love, and with some other pieces, were produced ; tails there is considerable merit ; but taken reason, has the following lucierous compa-) but they afforded, amidst fine bursts of ima- as a whole, Panurge does not reach the bean rison
gination, only too strong evidence of disor- ideal of a perfect ballet, which, in the opiThus when a barber and a collier fight,
dered intellect. In 1765 he executed a neat nion of amateurs, and connoisseurs of comThe larber beats the lucklers collier-white. and faithful poetical translation of the Fables positions of that sort, should be as intelliThe dusky collier heaves his pond'rous sack, of Phædrus, with the Appendix of Gudius : gible as a philosophical essay, and as interestAndl,big with vengeance, beats the barber-black. his translation of the Psalms, in the same ing as a sentimental novel. For ourselves, In comes the brickdust-man, with grime o'er. year, gave melancholy proof of decay of we must say, that we never distinctly unsprcad,
powers. Two years after, Horace was re- derstood the language of the legs, nor could And beats the collier and the barber-red.
published, with a inetrical translation, con- catch with grammatical accuracy the points Black, red, and white,in various clouds are toss'd, taining many fine passages ; but in the year of the toes. We are therefore generally And in the dust they ruise, the combatants are 1768 his last work, The Parables of our well satisfied with motions of grace and acJost.
Lord,” &c. done into familiar verse, seems tivity, merefy for their intrinsic qualities ; In 1747 Smart took the degree of M. A. to indicate more eqmpletely than any of his and provided a dancer spins round a dozen and became a candidate for the Seatonian later performances a want of judgment, ap- of times like a top, we are surprised to our prize, which was adjudged to him for five proaching to imbecility. At length he was heart's content, without going into the reconyears, four of them in succession. In 1753, he confined in the King's Bench Prison, or ra- dite translation of the pirouette into some married Miss Ann Maria Carnan, the daugh-ther in the Rules, which his brother-in-law, necessary incident connected with the fable ter by a former husband of Mary, wife of the Mr. Carnan, obtained for him; and there he of the piece. In short, we consider it very late 'respected Mr. John Newbery. This died of a liver complaint, after a short all. absurd to be trying to trace solid sense in an gentleman seems to have engaged him in a nesx, on the 18th of May, 1770. He left aplomb, narrative in a pas scul, and a world general scheme of authorship, and he relin- two daughters, who, with their mother, set of meaning in a high jump.
::--Madame Vestris, an King: in the dialogue, which, without straining Ivanhoe has been dramatized for Drury lish lady, (we believe,) though of foreign for effect, is generally easy and spirited, and Lane, under the title of The Hebrew; and parentage, and affecting a foreign prefix to ever and anòn enlivened with some witty Kean is to play Isaac of York. The chaher naine, made a first and very successful turn or play on words. Indeed, it has no racter seems alunost drawn for him, and we appearance on these boards, last Saturday, faults that inay not be overlooked in a farce, anticipate a striking display of his peculiar as Lilla, in the Siege of Belgrade ; and has and many good qualities which we see very energy and talent in the part ;, especially in since confirmed the favourable impression of seldom i modern dramatic
compositions. the dungeon-scene, where he is threatened the public, in another musical part. Her ORATORIOS, &c.-On Friday was pro- with torture, and braves the worst when he voice is remarkably clear, and her style of duced at Covent Garden a musical perfora- hears of his daughter's dishonour. singing is excellent. Some flurry, appro- ance, learnedly called. from Seneca, a grand priute to the occasion, as the bills would epicedium : we wonder that epicitharismates
FOREIGN DRAMA. say, prevented her from executing the most were not lugged into the interludes, epimones
THEATRE ROYAL DE L'OPERA COMIQUE. difficult passages correctly, and seemed u into the choruses, epinicioni into the songs, First representation of La Bergère Chutelittle to confuse her runs and impair her and all the other epis, whether combined laine, an Opera in three Acts. shakes. But we have no doubt that she with ra¢w, or 9hazpos, or TEN, into the other The story of this new opera, which carries will not only acquire more power, but that parts of music; for since we are to have a us back to the chivalrous days of the cruwhat she already possesses will be displayed Greek coinpound for a funeral song, why sades, appears to be borrowed from a Gerto greater advantage, as she gains conti- should our affectation stop short in the redence; which the favour of her reception maining, appellatives, and the inedley of The Lord of Rochefort, on his departure is well calculated to inspire. It may be re-Greek, Latin, Italian, and English be left for Palestine, leaves his wife under the pro. inembered, that this lady played some years incomplete? We did not attend the theatre, tection of his brother, who, losing sight of ago at the King's Theatre, since which she but on the report of a friend, venture to say, his most sacred duty, and eager to inherit has visited the Continent.
that the whole selection was very excellent the great wealth of his brother, overwhelms Covest Garden.—Too Late for Dinner. and very heary, the entire execution very the poor Chatelaine with all kinds of indigo A farce under this appalling name, and re- able and very tircsomc.
nity. To preserve her infant daughter froin ported to be written by Mr. Theodore DRURY LAVE.-We have seldom witness- ill-treatment, the wretched mother, on her Hooke, was produced on Tuesday. It is a ed a fuller house, or an abler performance, death-bed, charges Bertha, her faithful atlively, bustling, humourous thing, was only then Wednesday's oratorio presented at tendant, to convey the heiress of Rocheinterrupted by laughter during its perform- Drury Lane. The most admired pieces of fort far from the residence of her cruel ance, and at its close received the unanimous, Nozart's Requiem liad been judiciously uncle. Bertha retires to the territories of plaudits of a very full house. I'wo brothers selected for the first act, anul derived addi- the young Count de Montfort, with the of very dissimilar claracters, but of initially tional excellence from the inauner in which child, who passes for her daughter, under similar nanes, viz. Mr. F. (Frederick) and they were executed by Mrs. Salinon, Miss the simple name of Lucette. Mr.F. (Francis) Poppleton, are mistaken for M. Tree, Miss Goodall, Braham, Pyne, and At the age of eighteen, Lucette appears å each other, ani in various atfuirs of taverns, a Mr. Swift, who successfully made his tirst model of beauty and virtue :--she captivales rows, love, driving, and dining, the wild appearance that evening. A grand scena and the heart of the young Count de Montfort, habits of Frank create great confusion when aria, compo:ed for thë vecasion, and allud- whose life she has saved after a combat, in substituted for the modest bearing of Fred. ing to our late loss, were given by Madaine which he was dangerously wounded. The These gemini are sustained by Messrs. Con- Bellochi, with exquisite taste, and the inost faithful nurse acquaints the Duke of Brittany nor and Jones; the latter, in the thoughtless powerful effect, and produced a rapturous with the Count's passion; and at the same rake, being the very soul of the piece, which encore. The sa'ne justice was done to inost time discloses to him the illustrious origin of he absolutely carries through like wild-fire, of the airs in the first part of Haydn's Crea- the supposed shepherdess. The Duke deterby the sheer force of his gaiety and spirit. tion, which forned the second act. Between mines to put the Count's fidelity to the test ; The other parts are Pincloth, a retired ha- the second and the third Madame Bellochi and for this purpose he introduces him to berdasher (Nir. Blanchard), and Twill his was also encored in a beautiful cavatina, by the beautiful Baroness de Courcy, as the nephew, and successor in trade (Mr. Liston); Rossini ; and, in the third act, which was lady he intends him to marry. Bobby, a Yorkshire servant to Mr.Frederick miscellaneous, Miss Povey obtained the The fair Baroness, however, is no other Poppleton, (Mr. Emery); the widow Thoin same honour in an air of Mozart's “ Come than Lucette, disgnised in a dress of the sou (Mrs. Davenport); her niece (Miss May, bring pleasant weather.” The whole most costly deseription. Montfort, like a Foote); their snaid (Mrs. Gibbs); and Pin- concluded with Beethoven's Battle Sinfo-true lover of the eleventh century, though cloth's daughter (Miss Beaumont). Mrs. nia, executed in all its fullness and teinpes- not insensible to the charins of the Baroness, Thomson is contriving a match between tuous grandeur.
firmly resolves to remain faithful to Lucette. the sober brother and the latter; while There are Oratorios at the Coburg, for He hastens to Bertha's cottage, where he Twill
, who is a complete Cockney dandy, is the especial cars of the inhabitants of "Cam- finds liis mistress attired in her humble habiintended for her own niece, Emma. The ir- berwell
, Walworth, 'Peekham, and the cuivi- liments. ruption of Frank, however, disconcerts these rons,” cvery Friday.
The Duke, however, is not satisfied with projects. He falls in love with Emma at a Miss MACAULEY.-"This lady has again this trial. He contrives another stratagem, ball; and in the hope of seeing her at Cali- appealed to tie public, and presented a sort and declares his intention of marrying the co Lodge personates Frederick, and accept of mono-dramatic entertaimentat the Crown fair shepherdess to Robert, a protege of ing the invitation meant for him, drives out and Anchor. She has unquestionably consi- the Bailly of the district, who takes the to Blackheath with poor Twill in his shuy. derable merit ; but we cannot anticipate any thing seriously, and abandons his village Their misadventures on the road, and the beneficial result to her from these exhibi- sweetheart for Lucette ; finally, after once lover's insolence to the honest citizen's fa- tions; nor do we think that she has so much more introducing the Baroness, who vainly mily when disappointed in mečting luis ador- reason to complain of public or managerial teners her rank ard fortune, the Duke recd, lead to an angry separation ; after which injustice, as to excite a feeling favourable to wards the fidelity of the lovers, and restores the graver Poppleton arrives" too late for her claim for a reversal of the judgement. the young shepherdess to her rightful dinner,” and is peremptorily refused ad Mr. Lloyd has coințnenced astronomical honours. mittance, under the supposition that it is lectures, illustrated by an orrery, for the The piece was favourably received. The Rakehell wishing to break in" again. An Wednesdays and Fridays during Lent, at the music, which is the production of M. Aueclaircissement however takes place. Repén- Haymarket Theatre.
bort, is deserving of praise, particularly the tance is promised, forgiveness granted, and Mr. Matthews has announced a new opening chorus, a quartett, and the finale each young lady takes a husband for better " At Hoine," at the old place: to begin on to the second act, which was loudly apThere are many good points Monday.
or for worse.
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grass of a redish tint; the charm being. A poem of Mr. Shelly's bas, we are inVARIETIES.
that the fortunate finder got the husband formed, been transmitted from abroad.
Travels, poetry, and novels, seem almost
wholly to engross the literature of our travellers who had proceeded to foreign
OF TIIE BRITISH GALLERY OPENED. countries for scientific purposes, we omitted to inention M. Cailland of Nantes, who set tish Institution.-George Jones. A Veteran
Battle of Waterloo ; Directors of the Briout for Egypt a few months ago. The
METEOROLOGICAL JOURNAL. last accounts stated that he had arrived at R.A. The Reaper's Repast; Countess de Highlander ; R. P. Knight, Esq.-D. Wilkie,
FERBUARY, 1820. Alexandria, and was preparing to sail up the
Cottage at Thursday, 17— Thermometer from 19 to 37. Nile, to pursue his investigations under the
Grey.-W. F. Witherington.
Barometer from 30, 31 to 30, 26, protection of Mohammed- Ali Pasha.
--C. J. Scott. Scenc near Botsen, in the Wind S. E. . --Generally clear. Anecdote.-During the late sudden innn- Tyrol, Marquiss of Staffor«l-Geo. Hayter. Friday, 18 — Thermometer from 18 to 34. dation of the Rhine, a hare, unable to escape Gardens of the Thuilleries ; Tho. Hope, Esq.
Barometer from 30, 27 to 30, 25, through the water to an eminence, climbed | --J. G. Chalon. A Village Concert ; Roli. Wind E. b. 3.4.-Morning clear; the rest of up a free. This, one of the boatinen, rowing Molford, Esq.-W. Ingalton. The Cup of the day cloudy, about to assist the unfortunate inhabitants, Tea; H. Ph. Hope, Esq.-11. M. Sharpe. Saturday, 19–Thermometer from 30 to 34. observed, pulled up to the tree, and wount- Rice hridge, near Betchworth ; Iloine Gor
Barometer, from 30,26 1030, ed it, eager for the game, withont properly don, Esq.-C. J. Scott. Coast Scene, morn
Wind N. b. E. 1.-Generally cloudy. fastening his boat. The terrified hare, on ing ; Geo. Watson Taylor, Esq. Jolin Wil. Sunday, 20 — Thermometer from 25 to 34. the approach of its pursuer, sprang froin the son. Windsor, from Clewer Meadows, moon.
Barometer from 30,05 to 30, 10. branch into the boat, which thus set in ino- light; Sir B. C. Hoare, Bart. M. P.-T. C. Wind W. and S. b. E. 1.-Cloudy; snowing tion, foated away ; leaving its owner in the Hofland. Hay-making : Countess de Grey most of the day. tree, in dread of its being washed away by -E. Childe. View of Eton College; H.R. Monday, 21- Thermometer from 27 to 38 the current; till after several hours anxiety, Hoare, Esq.-W. Inglaton. View of Green
Barometer from 30, 01 to 29,9%. he was perceived and taken off hy some of wich; James Wadınore, Esq.-George Vin
Wind S. b. E. and E. N E.. Morning his companions !-German Paper.
cent. A Highland Whiskey Still; Sir Wil- cloudy, thick fog from about 9 till 11, after The American newspapers state that a loughly Gordon, Bart.-D, Wilkie, R. A. I. wards generally raining. silver minc, of very pure ore, above six feet Alpine' Mastiffs reanimating a Traveller ; [Tuesday, 22 – Thermometer from 26 to 43.
Barometer from 30, 00 to 29, 96. in thickness, has been discovered near Jesse Watts Russell, Esq.-Edwin Landscer.
Wind. N. E. S.-Cloudy. Zanesville, Ohio, at the depth of 130 fcet ; View upon Loch-Tay; the Countess de Grey.
Rain fallen, 425 of an inch. and that a company has been formed tó --P. Nasmyth. Grove Scene; James Wadwork it. more, Esq.-J. Starke. View of Abbeville; Wednesday, 23—Thermometer from 39 to 51.
Barometer from 29, 86 to 29, 62, A letter from the Cape of Good Ilope Westminster Hall; F. Pollock, Esq.-- Miss afternoon. In the evening it became clicar.si Lord Granville.-George Jones. View of
Wind S. E. 1.-Cloudy with some rain in the mentions that M. Lalande, the French naturalist, has transmitted several valuable ob E. Maskall. View on the Thames towards
Rain fallen, 175 of an inch, 14 jects to the collection of the Jardin du Roi, Richmond; J. Hammet, Esq.-Charles
From the intense cold in Norway, we may examong which are a skeleton of a hippopo- Deane. Attachment; . Allnutt, Esq.
pect our cold weather has not yet left us. tamus, for the gallery of comparative anaW. Da, ison. The Coinbat between Balfour
Osterdalben, Feb. 2, 1820. tomy; the carcase of a whale 75 feet long; and Bothwell ; Earl Brownlow.-A. Cooper,
On the 20th. of Jạn. the Thermometer (Reanskulls of several of the indigenous races of R. A. Cottages near Linton, Kent; G. mur's Scale) was 34% below zero, and the quickAfrica, &c. The Minister of the Interior Stanley, Esq.-C. R. Stanley. Game; Mr. silver was frozen. This is the severest cold ever has granted funds for M1. Lalande's impor-Jones. -. Pitman. The New Hat;. w. observed. The snow is six feet deep on an avertant journey, on the application of the Pro Chamberlayne, Esq. M. P.-W. Davison. age, and by the great drift, many lives bare fessors of the Musuem o Natural History, The Dull Lecture; \\'. Chamberlaync, Esq. been lost.
Note. ---By Hutchin's experiments, mercury A young chamois, which was caught some M. P.-6. S. Newton. The Village Car. months ago among the Alps, and which M. penter; Frederick Webh, Esg.-W. Wat will freeze at 40° below zero of Fahrenheit's
. Magol presented to the French Musuem of son, The Ploughman; Captain Abraham.
Lat. 51, 37.34. N. Natural History, lately arrived at the mena
-John Burnett. A Windmill; James
Lon. 0. 3. 51. W. geric of the above establishment: it is
Edmonton, Middlesex. JOHN ADAMS. fectly well in health, and is continually re- asleep in the Ale-house ; Frederick Webb, ceiving the visits of the curious.
Esq.-W. Kidd. Pistol announcing the The Royal Parisian Acarlemy of Sciences, John Cawse. Heath Scene, near RycDeath of Henry IV.; Frederick Webb, Esq.
TO CORRESPONDENTS. of which the Duke d’Angouleme is perpetual Presideót, renewed its bureau at a late sitting, Cobler at Home; B. Clapman, Esq.-W: gate ; Smith, Esq: John Wilson. The The Editor of the literary Gazette can hrdly an
swer the question respecting the hundred Sornets: The Chevalier Fabré-Paleprat is appointed Kidd,
that to the Dee is replete with poetical thought, Vice-president; M. Bepon second Vicc
but the versification does not appear to flow with president; the Marques de Monferrier, Ge
sufficient ease. This is, however, merely matter neral Secretary ; M. Bellart, Private Secre
of opinion ; as others may approve of sonorons tary; M. Dabat, archivist; and M. Deligny,
pomp in that species of composition, in which ke Treasurer. ,
requires rather neatness and facility. If ith regard We hear that Lord Byron has finished two
to the main point, a respectable publisher is the ANCIENT CUSTOM.-We do not remem more Cantos of Don Juan; and, of course,
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