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The route of our return was not without
the quotation for its explanation, for with considerable difficulty and danger, frequently
out it we could not have entered into that crossing the paths of avalanches, and of
compound and complicated expression which loose masses of rock. Some of the passages 1o. 132. A l'illage Concert.-W. Ingallon. we are instructed to look for; and should were extremely hazardous to get over, and It is said, that“ In a multitude of coun- only have admired the skill of the artist in the delay and caution necessary for our secu- sellors there is safety.". But of art, it inay producing a very clever effect of light and rity brought to a nearer view the effect of be truly observed, that in a multitude of form ; and have guessed at the tite-d-tête
It is a vothose ponderous messengers of destruction. figures there is danger : more especially be conversation that was going on. Notivithstanding we took what we conceived fore the juilgment is matured, and the prac- luptuous picture. to be a road that would land us high upon tice sufficient to enable the painter to dispose Vö. 18. Jaternal Happiness—by the same, the slope of the pass, we were brought to the of them judiciously. Otherwise so many Is rather monotonous, but with a consi. grassy plain, and finding a flock of birds of claims are made upon the attention, that derable share of just expression and characnovel appearance, we loitered amongst then nothing is seen to advantage. It is under ter. till sunset, without haring a single shot. this view ire consider the Village Concert; Vo. 151. L'Escomateur, or the Jugglers.
In ascending to the tent, which we did in which there is no want of individual excel No. 185. Gardens of the Thuileries-J. not reach till dark, although the perpendicu- lence, or of just and striking expression,wbich
T. Chalon. lar height could not have exceeded 1,500 might have been husbanded to advantage. We are again introduced to the scenes feet, I was quite exhausted. The oppres Sonicthing of meagreness is evident in the and characters of Paris, with the same spirit sion which interrupted respiration and af- present performance, which a better use of and vivacity of pencil by which this artist fected me with giddiness, together with a the means, and a more competent knowledge
has heretofore entertained us. general lassitude and sluggishness, obliged of the fundamental principles of the art, will
The humour of the jugglers is most hapine to rest about twenty times. A light enable Mr. Ingalton to overcome.
pily bit oft, and the girl blowing upon the headache and throbbing in the ternples was
No. 186. The Dull Lecture.-G, S. cards, in all the simplicity of wouder, is also occasioned. These, and other symp
well contrasted by the osteutatious character toms far more decisive, which I shall here
Frostie age! frostic age!
of the mountebank. The other figures find after mention, strengthen the supposition
Vaine all your learning,
their places in an appropriate manner, with that the subtilty of the atmosphere at these
all the gaud of Paris finery. We have ouly altitudes is the direct eause which acts in
to lament that a crudeness of colours takes different degrees on the human constitution,
Young leade no lore will heede, so much from the value of a very capital proportionally to the susceptibility of the
Young hearte's a reckless rorer,
(i. e. Parisian) performance, individual subjected to it.
Young beautie while you reade,
No. 301. Mercury bringing the golden ap
Sleeping, dreames of absent lover. At Rampoor, the capital at Bussabir, the
ple to Paris.-C. L. Eastlake. breadth of the Sutluj is two hudred and
A very lively little picture, in which the Mr. Eastlake has occupied himself in conten feet, and it is called there the Satroodra, story is well told, and very appropriate to formity to the school of design, and evinced or Sutluj, i. e. Sutledge, a corruption.
the lines quoted; but would hare been rea- sufficient talent to warrant our favourable dily understood even without them.
espectations. To display skill in compo. No. 275. A llcath Scene neur Rygate.-sition, the choice of subject is of small J. B'ilson.
importance; but the heathicn mythology has LEARNED SOCIETIES.
This little inartificial scene is entitled to little interest in the present day, unless ac, every conimendation ; simple in its charac, companied with extraordinary merits
in form OXFORD, March 18.
ter, unaffected in its colouring, its truth of or colouring : the colouring of Mr. Eastlake On Thursday last the following Degrees imitation at once stamps, its value, and is dry and opake. were conferred:
shows the study and skill of the artist. No. 263. The Old Piper.-J. G. Strutt.
No. 207. Coast Scene ; Morning.-J. Bachelors in. Divinity.—Rev. Row- Wilson. A Watering Place, gc. and scance.
Mr. Strutt's is a very excellent performland Grove Curtois ; Rev. Edward White-veral others, are in the same style of simpli- would have had still more interest without
We think the lead of the old man head, Fellows of C. C. C. city and truth.
the introduction of the child, which is very Masters of Arts. -Rev. James Evans Nö. 118. The risit of Sir Hudibras to the inferior in its execution, and takes from the Philips, of Queen's College; Stephen
Lady-F. P. Stephenoff effect of the picture. Creyke, Scholar of Corpus Christi College; Madam, I do, as is my duty.
No. 266.--A View in Rotterdam.-J. B, John Blake Kirby, of Magdalen Hall; Rev. Worship the shadow of your shoe-tie.
Crome, Jun. Samuel Hollinsed Burrows, of Pembroke This is one of the prettiest little cabinet To the breadth and clearness by which this College.
pictures we have seen of this master, whether view is distinguished, we may add that it Bachelors of Arts.-William Armi- we consider it as a pleasing composition, a possesses a tone of colour equally advantastead, of Brasennose College ; Duncoinbe just delineation of character and expression, geous to its character and effect. We have Steele Perkins, of Trinity College. or a variety of well applied and interesting seldom seen water painted so truly transpa
25th, Wednesday last, the Rev. Charles accessories. Its colouring is brilliant, and rent, or reflections more just. Crane, 'M. A. of Wadham College, was ad- the pencilling firm without hardness. We No. 150 and 159. The Cobler, fc.-Kidd. mitted to the degrees of Bachelor and Doc- are amused by the ridiculous presumption of High finishing and great labour is often tor in Divinity. Same day Thomas Bracken, the Knight, with so grotesque a form, as- exercised upon subjects little deserving the Scholar of Queen's College, was admitted piring to the love of so fair a lady, whose pains bestowed; and where effect is wanting, Bachelor of Arts.
arch looks are sufficient to show the esteem whether it arise from the failure of just ex
in which she holds the addresses of such a pression, or the ill management of the light CAMBRIDGE, March 17.
lover. A looking-glass on the table is well and shade, the means, however cxcellent, The Chancellor's Medallists for the pre-contrived to show the eye of Hudibras, will by the judicious be overlooked: we do sent year (Messrs. Waddington and Plati, of which his bent posture otherwise conceals
. not mean to apply these remarks directly to Trinity College) have been decided by the It is upon the whole, a very fascinating per- this artist, who is young and extremely cleexaminers to be equal.
formance; though in the purple tints we ver ; but something of them we think attaches The Rev. William Jones, Fellow of St. somewhat miss the portrait drawn by Butler, to his works. John's College, has presented to the Fitz- with beard resembling a tile.
No. 19. A celebrated Scotch Stag Hound, william Museum, a beautiful set of casts, No. 16. A scene from the Deril upon Treo
&C.-G. Hayter. taken from a collection of antique medals, Sticks.-. Chalon, R: A. There is great interest given to the porwhich he brought with him frozp Greece. This Chamber Scene is much indebted to trait of this dog, as well by the judicious ac,
cessories, as by the contrast of colour. The No. 58. Danger.-W. Willes. tion, by every intelligent niind. Yet, notback ground is in a bold and appropriate As we are not acquainted with the per- withstanding this excellence, and the notion style, and the whole presents fidelity of imi formances of this artist, we take occasion to of Mr. Haydon, respecting his principal tation with a sufficient union of the pictu- say that this work displays considerable pow- figure, we cannot help considering it to be resque. The action is however very feeble : ers of imagination, and originality of compo- the least felicitous part of his design. The the dog is quite destitute of the animation sition. The effect of light and shade is also salmon colour of the dress does not accord which its situation requires. well suited to the subject.
with our taste; nor can we imagine that No. 29. Bitch and Puppies.-T. Christmass. No. 69. View near the Beach.-S. Wood- either in broad simplicity of drapery, in A beautiful group, highly finished, and
personal dignity, or in divine expression of displaying great skill in the variety of form A very picturesque assemblage of build countenance, the Christ is equal to that ideal and character.
ings, with a good deal of the Fleinish School perfection which we require froin a master's No. 158. Earthen Ware. No. 174. Still in it. The children at fun in the water, are hand.* The forms of the features do not
Life, No. 178. The Combat : and 181, whimsically employed, and impárt comic in- seem to us to be physiognomically fine ; and Battle, a Study.-A. B. Cooper. R. A. terest to the scene; which wants a little air- the light hair, by depriving the painter of There is little to distinguish these several tint alone to render it uniformly honourable all those accessory powers which are seated performances, from preceding productions of to the young painter.
in the eye-brows has confirmed the infethis artist. He has contrasted the objects of No. 140.°À Cottage neur Sudbury, by the rior cast of the face. We reluctantly say domestic and still life, with those of war and same Artist-is in a fine mellow tone of colour, this, because, if we are correct, it is a blemish destruction. The battle and the combat and shows his powers to great advantage. of no slight magnitude ; and if not well have great energy of character, with more Mr. Rippingill's picture of the Razor founded it is a double wrong, contrary to that appears like locality, than generally be- Grinder, is placed far below the level of its our inclination, depreciating Mr. Haydon's longs to subjects of this class. His still life merits; and Mr. Vincent's View of Edinburgh skill, and impeaching our own judgement. might vie with the best productions of the is obtruded upon the eye with equal disad- We shall endeavour, however, to get briefly Flemish School. That of earthen ware is vantage to its effect. We have no hesitation over our other critical objections. The gesweetly pencilled, but we think is wanting in in pronouncing it an extraordinary work, if neral tone of colour is undoubtedly too effect. The drawing of some of Mr. Coo- it could be seen in its properplace, which re- crude and harsh for any picture ;-and above per's horses is faulty, which must be the requires a greater distance than has been al- all, for a sacred subject, the gauds of a bed sult of carelessness, for he possesses high lowed.
of tulips are unappropriate. But a few years powers in this line.
, we presume, do much in remedying No. 75. The Coolin from Loch Seavigh. Christ's Triumphant Entry into Jerusalem, this defect; and then the eye of the spectator No. 123. Dunrobin Castle.-W. Daniel.
and other Pictures.-by Mr. Haydon. will find that necessary repose which is now A. R. A.
Few pictures have come before the public denied it. We must believe that Mr. HayThe first of these is a stupendous speci- under more disadvantage than Mr. Haydon's don has been trying experiments in colouring, men of the sublime in nature, brought into Triumphant Entry of Christ into Jerusalem, and it is not unlikely that what now appears view by the power of art, displaying the now exhibiting in Mr. Bullock's Great violent, may, by time, be sobered down till skill of the artist equally in the choice and Room ; it has been much spoken of, long as exquisite as parts of the Judgement of Soin the management of his subject. Clothed delayed, and an object of high expectation. lomon, or that sleeping. Page in Macbeth, with a gloomy grandeur, the effect of light The artist has also some adversaries in the one of the finest things, in every respect, of and shade is made to bear both upon the Royal Academy, with which body he has ancient or modern art. Having honestly near and distant objects, but in a manner been at war ; and, as a general controver- stated our chief objections, it is with unmixwell suited to the romantic appearance of sialist on subjects of art, he has further ex-ed satisfaction that we turn to the merits of the scene.
posed his pretensions to individual oppo- this performance, many of which are of the No. 201. Idea of Jupiter Pluvius, 8c.-sition. His claims may therefore look to highest order. The whole conception is J. M. Gandy. be critically canvassed.
grand, and full of genius. The Saviour is in This picture has already had our' remarks At the same time there are some consider the centre, riding on an ass, surrounded by in the last exhibition at the Royal Academy: ations peculiar to the present time, on his groups celebrated in the history of his earthly Mr. Gandy has no fewer than nine other sub- side. He puts forth his strength most op- mission and celestial miraeles. On the forejects at this Institution, all of them so much portunely, at the very moment when our ground are colossal figures of the Canaanalike in character (though upon a smaller National School is deploring the loss of such itish woman, spreading her garment on his scale), that they appear as satellites to the abilities as those of Mr. West, unrivalled as, path, and the centurion, laying his civic Pluvian Jupiter. There is something too in many respects, his historical compositions crown and sword at his feet, and Lazarus înuch of this; and the want of variety in style undoubtedly were. At such an epoch it is prostrate in adoration. On the left of the is no advantage to abundance. We inention consoling to the admirers of British art to beholder, a mother bringing a black-haired this rather as a hint, that the talents of this witness the exhibition of other talents sup and repentant daughter
pardon; behind artist (which are acknowledged to be of the plying to the public regard an assurance of whom is a married sister,
with a child, and highest class in this walk of art) ought to be the sustentation of our faine.
another female friend. The attitudes and reserved and cherished, and not made cheap The grandeur of the attempt is another expression in these are truly adınirable. A by frequency or number.
fact favourable to the artist; and it is to be little further on is Joseph of Arimathca. On No. 105. A Country Girl. No.52. A Stu- hoped, that whenever we have painters who the right are the disciples, of whom John is
dent. No. 143. A Pastoral.-H. P. Bone aim at the noblest achievements in their pro- a delightful head, replete with beautiful en
The first of these is a clear and pleasing fession, we shall find a sentiment in the thusiasm, and Peter a powerful study. On the specimen of Mr. Bone's pencil, and also pos- country kind towards them, and encouraging right of these, among the Spectators, are sesses that character of simplicity and inno- towards their arduous exertions. In this portraits of Newton, Voltaire, and Wordscence which should belong to the character. spirit, at least, we shall speak of this superb worth—intelligence, scepticism, and patriThe situation of this, as well as No. 52, is work'; and where we happen to differ froin archal simplicity personified, A little Tower very unfavorable to investigation. The pas- the genius which conceived and executed it, goral is a congenial scene : the composition that opinion shall be expressed not only with
To show what different opinions may exist is wel! imagined, and executed with much candour leaning to partiality, but with de- on this subject, it may suffice to mention that
ference allied to doubt. That the picture is jestic and awful) expressed her decided admiraNo. 24. Attachment.-W. Davison. splendid and imposing, every eye will confess tion of the Christ. Quite unlike any other
A pretty picture of a child and dog, with at the first glance ; that it is one of the most representation of his divinity, it would be' assome clever colouring. This young artist sublime productions of this age and country, tonishing if all connoisseurs agreed upon its chadoes well in looking so attentively to Sir will, we think, be acknowledged on reflec-racter. Joshua.
A DISTINGUISHED AUTHOR.
down, a capital head of Jairus and his Sank in the waters screaming. The great sea cess be ever happy, and protected from daughter, in humble thankfulness ; a sweet Bared, like a grave, its bosom silently, danger. After offering you my sincere good figure, though we should have preferred na- Then fell and panted like an angry thing wishes, I have the honour to inform you tural shadow to the brown flesh-colour which, With its own strength at war : The vessel flew
that, at the happy period in which we live, owing to the rawness of the whole, the Towards the land, and then the billows grew
and through the great mercy of the Almighty, painter has felt to be requisite in this indi- Larger and white, and roared as triumphing,
the gardens of the two great powers proScattering afar and wide the heavy spray, vidual, placed where she is on the canvass. That shone like bright snow as it passed away.
duce fresh roses, and that the difficulties The Mount of Olives is in the distance, with At first, the dolphin and the porpoise dark
which had risen up between the two courts, a brilliant sky of Palestine. The multitude Came rolling by them, and the hungry shark
are now removed by a sincere reconciliation is represented by an ocean of heads, at once Followed the boat, patient and eager-eyed,
and union; all who are connected with these picturesque and magnificent. On one side And the gray curlew slanting dipped her side, two courts, acknowledging the great bless, are two pillars, on the other a building. And the hoarse gull his wings within the foam; ing, will never cease to maintain amicable reSuch are the prominent features of the Tri- But some had sunk-the rest had hurried home. lations and correspondence between thein. umphant Entry. If we do not dwell on the And now pale Julia and her husband (clasped “ Now that his excellency Mirza Abdul elegance, grace, and interest of the female Each in the other's arms) sate viewing death;
Hassan Khan, the ambassador to the grand groupe ; on the grand manner displayed in She, for his sake in fear, silently gasped,
court of Russia, is about to depart for the And he to cheer her kept his steady breath, the Centurion and Woman of Canaan ; on the feeling and pathos in Jairus and his Talking of hope, and smiled like morning.- capital of that empire, I have resolved to
open the gates of friendship with the key of daughter;" on the fine character in John; on They sate together in their sweet despair:
this sincere letter; and, as it is an ancient the boldness of the invention, in regard to Sometimes npon his breast she laid her head,
custom, conformable the principles of the innumerable face3 ; and on the excellen- And he upon her silent beauty fed,
friendship and cordiality, that friends should cies of the whole composition, it is only be- Hushing her fears, and 'tween her and the storm send presents to each other, I beg of you to cause our limits are too small for that ade- Drew his embroider'd cloak to keep her warm ; accept a few of the finest products of our quate eulogy to which we consider the work She thanked him with a look upturned to his, country. I hope that you will refresh with to be so justly entitled.
The which he answered by a tender kiss, a few drops of friendly correspondence the
And all her love and terror mutely told. I entreat you will favour me with some com-
missions, that I may enjoy the pleasure of
fulfilling them. May leaven preserve your A STORM.
days serene, happy, and glorious!" EXTRACT FROM AN UNPUBLISHED POEM, BY
(Here follows the signature.}
The presents sent with the letter conWhen I sent you my melons, you cried out with sisted of a pearl necklace, weighing 498 caThere was a Tempest brooding in the air, Far in the west. Above, the skies were fair, And the sun seemed to go iu glory down;
“ They ought to be heavy, and wrinkled and rats ; five Indian shawls ; a casket, a writing yellow ;"
box, and dressing case, furnished with every One small black cloud, (one only,) like a crown When offered myself, whom these graces adorn, necessary; and five pieces of brocade of the Touched his descending disk and rested there :
You flouted, and called me an ugly old fellow. most superb manufacture.
SAVOISI AND THE UNIVERSITY OF Paris, Came on increasing, and across the blue EPIGRAM, IMITATED FROM THE FRENCH. -The university of Paris is certainly an Spread its dark shape and left the sun behind. A certain specious German vender,
admirable institution; but, like most priThe daylight sank, and the winds wailed about A Jew-by trade a money lender;
vileged corporations, it attaches inore innThe barque wherein the luckless couple lay, At cent per cent, received from Paul
portance to the extension of its rights than And from the distant cloud came scattering out His last sad pledge, his little all.
to the maintenance of salutary and impartial Rivers of fire: it seemed as tho' the day
“ Here!” said the profligate young man, Had burst from out the billows far away. “ Rascal ! now do the best you can,
discipline. The Rue Parée Saint Antoine No pilot had they their small boat to steer Give me the cash, I say you must,
was once the theatre of an erent, which, Aside from rocks; no sca-worn mariner, And to your conscience, Sir, I trust."
had it occurred in our times, would have Who knew each creek and bay and sheltering Abraham, now being left alone,
been immediately repressed, without being steep, On Paul's advice began to drone;
attended by any deplorable excess. Piganiol And all the dangers of the turbulent deep. “Rascal's term,” said he, “I know full well; thus relates the principal circumstances of a They fled for life,-(for happiness is life,) What conscience MEANS, I swear, I cannot tell." curious contest, which was kept up with aniAnd met the Tempest in his hour of strife
A. A. mosity for upwards of a century. Abroad upon the waters : They were driven
“ On the 14th of July, 1408, as the proa Against him by the angry winds of Heaven;
SKETCHES OF SOCIETY.
cession of students was passing through the Or thus it seemed :-The clouds, the air, the
Rue du Roi de Sicile," on its way to the sea,
Church of Sainte Catharine, Duval des Rose from unnatural dead tranquillity, And came to battle with their legions : Hail
St. Petersburgh, Jan. 21st.—The Persian Ecoliers, one of the servants of Charles SaShot shattering down, and thunders roared Ambassador, Abdul Hassan Khan, on his visit voisi, who had been watering his horse, aloud,
to this city, was directed to deliver to the em- made it gallop across the street, through the And the wild lightning from his dripping shroud press mother an autograph letter, accompa- procession, by which one of the students Unbound his arrowy pinions blue and pale, nied by several magnificent presents, from was covered with mud. The student struck And darted through the heavens. Below, the the wife of the Schah :—the Russian journals the servant, who called the rest of his masa gale
have published the following translation of ter's domestics to his aid. They pursued Sang like a dirge, and the white billows lashed the letter.
the students to the door of the Church of The boat, and then like ravenous lions dashed
“ As long as the elements of which Sainte Catharine, where one of the servants Against the deep wave-hidden rocks, and told the world is composed shall last, may
shot several arrows into the Church, one of of ghastly perils as they backward rolled.
the august lady of the palace of gran- which flew to the grand altar, during the
deur—the cluster of pearls of the king performance of mass. The University purt The lovers driven along from hour to hour, Were helpless-hopeless--in the ocean's power.
dom-the constellation of the stars of * René, Duke of Anjou, being called to the The storm continued; and no voice was heard, sovereignty-she who bore the sun of the throne of Sicily, gave his name to the street Save that of some poor solitary bird, great empire-the centre of the circle of in which he lived before he was invested with the
Under the reign of this That sought a shelter on the quivering mast; sovereignty-the palm tree of the fruit of Neapolitan crown. Bu: soon borae of by the tremendous blast, supreme authority--may that august prin- prince, the horrible massacre of the Sicilian
V'espers took place.
ORIENTAL PRESENTS AND STYLE.
sued Savoisi rigorously for this insult; and Earthquakes. - On the oth of October 11y Post Bag,” d., is we hear to make its by a decree of the council of state, at which last, a violent earthquake took place at appearance before the Fudge Family in Italy, the king presided, with the princes of the Martinigne. The shocks were more re- which was previously announced. blood, it was ordained that his house should markable for their duration tban their force. be demolished; and he was condemned to No accident however occurred. The earín METEOROLOGICAL JOURNAL. pay a fine of 1500 livres to the wounded, and quake took place during a violent gale ; and
MARCH, 1820. 1000 livres to the miversity. Three of Sa- fin the Antilles this singular coincidence voisi's servants were condeinned to perform between the geological and atınospheric phe-| Thursdny, 16–Thermometer from 43 to 53.
Barometer from 30, 53 to 30,56. penance, stript to their shirts, with torches nomena is by no nieans wfrequent. In the Iriday, 17—Thermometer from 24 to 51. in their hands, before the churches of Sainte West Indies and the United States, the
Barometer from 30, 46 to 30, 42. Genevieve, Sainte Catharine, and Saint Se- yellow fever is attributed to the vapours Saturday, 18-Thermometer from 31 to 46. verin; after which they were whipped at the which rise from the cracks occasioned by
Barometer from 30, 53 to 30, 49. cross-roads of Paris, and banished for three earthquakes : and it is asserted that the dis- Sunday, 19—Therinometer from 34 to 45. years." case was unknown in Jamaica previons to
Barometer from 30, 45 to 30, 39. Two years afterwards the king permitted the year 1692, when the city of Port-Royal Monday, 20–Thermometer trom 33 to 47. Savoisi to rebuild his house; but the Uni- was destroyed by an earthquake. This opi
Barometer from 30, 44 to 30, 40. versity obstinately opposed this act of royal nion is not however confirmed by facts : for T'vesiluy, 21-Thermometer from 30 to 49.
Barometer from 30, 33 to 30, 12. cleinency. It was not until twelve years had the last eighteen months no carthquake has elapsed, that they suffered Savoisi to rebuild taken place at Martinique, and this intermis- Wednesday, 22 Thermometer from 35 to 52.
Barometer from 29, 56 to 29,99. bis house, on the express condition, that sion, which has been much longer than usual, the sentence pronounced on him shonld be has had no influence on the yellow fever. It Thursday, 23—Therinometer from 41 to 52.
Barometer from 29, 58 to 29, 28. engraven on a stone, and placed above the has continued to rage during the above in Wind S. W. I and 3.-Clouds generally pasdoor. The inscription was made, but the terval with inore or less violence.
sing, till the evening when it became clear. stone was fixed up against a wall in the A lithographic caricature, just publisherlat
Rain fallen ,(5 of an inch. garden. (French Journal.)
Paris, represents Johu Buli leading his wife Friday, 24 — Thermometer from 31 to 5).
Barometer from 29, 27 to 29, 10. neck, and with his other hand giving liberty
Wind S. W. -Generally cloudy, with sunTHE DRAMA. to a fernale negro his slave. This fancied shine. A fue ha'o formed in the evening.
Rain fallen ,025 of an inch. This being Passion-week, there have been incongruity of national characteristic affords
Saturday, 25— Thermometer from 31 to 51. no performances. We observe from the great delight to the French.
Barometer, from 29, 36 10 29,73. Guardian, Sunday News-paper, that Mr.
St. Patrick's Day was observed with due Wind N. and N. b. W. 1. Generally clear, Young is making a triumphant tour in the festivity by the Irish in the French capital : with clouds passing. provinces ; and from the Bath Chronicle, and the Journalists, with their usual accu Sunday, 21- Thermometer from 24 to 50.
Barometer from 29, 92 to 29, 83. that Conway has had a benefit worthy of racy in British names, inform us that “ Sir
Wind S. W.3.-Generally cloudy, with rain his great talents at Bath, where his acting is Themas Moer," was among the company.
and hail attimes. so much and so justly admired.
The Paslia of Egypt, it is said, is about to Mumluy, 27 –Thermometer from 45 to 51. sen several young Arahs to Europe, to study
Barometer froin 29, 90 to 30, 00.
Rain fallen ,05 of an inch.
Barometer from 30, 15 to 30, 22. The annual quantity of salt raised from to superintend in person the placing of his
Wind S. W. and 2-Generally cloudy, with the bowels of the earth in Europe, by salt statue of Charles 111; upon the horse, by sunshine. The greater part of a halo formed mines and salt springs, is calculated at the late Righetti
. The human figure is cast between 8 and 9 o'clock this evening. between 25 and 30 millions of Cwis. by the son of the last named artist.
Wednesday, 29–Thermometer from 41 to 60. Sepia-colour from peat. The stagnant In the language of Ava, the letter r is ge
Barometer from 30,26 to 30, 22. water in peat-boys atfords, on evaporation, nerally softened into y; and only pro
Wind S. W. 1.--Morning and noon cloudy, a substance whence a colour may be extract-pounced r by the priests upon very solemn the rest of the day generally clear. ed equal to that of Sepia. occasions.
Edmouton, Middlesex. JOHN ADAMS. Edin. Phil. Journal, No. III. A carriage with sails has recently been ANECDOTES.-Buonaparte always consi- exhibited in the Garden Marbeuf, at Paris ;
TO CORRESPONDENTS, dered Moreau as his cnemy. To beget a the model having been previously submitted more friendly disposition, he tried to attach to the inspection of the king, by Mesdames of IP's Poem to Sophia, we can only insert the
Concluding lines. him with the bonds of relationship. He Dering and Zettelly. It is said that this ma
But man is born to bear the storm with this design caused an article to be in chine can travel at the rate of twelve leagues
Of fate;. . and when he views the shore serted in the papers, circulating a report, an hour without horses, and upon ice six Of all bis joys, fast from him torn, that Moreau was to marry Napoleon's sister teen leagues. Among its adınirers, the
Earth then appears but a vale of Caroline. Buonaparte purposely put this Proprietors announce the Persian Ambas Sadness; be's glad to shuffle off paper into Moreau's hands, and asked him sador, who must consider it a fine invention Its surface. Come what may, he fears what he thought of it? Moreau said nothing, for caravans traversing the deserts. Per No hell worse than-than that which sears but spoke of something else. From this it haps, like the dandy-horses, it will not last Ilis heart :-Fell disappointment-ah! appeared clear to Buonaparte, that Morcau beyond the period of exhibition.
The Editor has seen The Harp of the Desert, &c. declined the offer. The relator of this
and the impression on his mind was, that he had anecdote affirms, that had Buonaparte suc
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however, discover it in the inder, and supposes it clared himself Emperor directly after the
must have been accidentally mislaid, after being battle of Marengo.
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