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his southern neighbours possess, of“ adding nansion of the late Earl Fauconherg, where of soda. The iron is held by the carbonic to the strength of their mineral waters, and he resided, commanded a well to lie sunk for acid gas. and thereby reaping a rich harvest from the the convenience of the house, which is situ In these numerous , vells there may be credulity of their visitors.” He then goes 'ated a few hundred yards to the westward shades of differenee as to their strength; but on to say, that a few tous of Glauber aud of the original Spa. At the depth of seventy I much doubt whether to such an amount Epsom salts must be provided, and mixed or eighty feet, a spring was discovered, as to produce any sensible difference in their with the pure element, from soupe rapid which, on examination, was found to possess effects upon the human body; and this torreut or deep well; and when salted to the the same purgatire properties as the original opinion has not been lightly taken up, but is taste (as Mrs. Glasso would call it) get your water; and it continned to be used as such the result of many years of observation and composition recominended by soine com- by many of the frequenters of Cheltenhamn, experience. plaisant editor of a monthly, pluilosophicul, for several years before the commencement Neither does it appear to me in a practical or inedical journal, by saying, “* We congra- of the Montpelier, or Mr. Thompson's Spas. point of view, that the trifling variation there tulate the public on the liscovery of a rich In process of time this well became less may be in the proportions of these respective mineral water, &c. &c.'"
productive in water, and ultimately quite dry. salts, is of any consequence; for men of exThis Dr. Neale calls jocularity. The sen- About this time, it was found by Mr. perience know that a mixture of purgative sible part of mankind, however, will consider Thompson, on examining the soil in the medicines act better than any will do sepait in a more serious point of view, and may neighbourhood of the old well, the property rately; and it may be from this law that the very naturally ask, what reward the recom- of which he had recently purchased, that at combination as it exists in the waters here, menders of so gross an imposition would be a depth of sixty feet or more, water of the has made them so efficacious. entitled to?
sanne quality was to be met with, in conse It has been asserted, that it is incompaThe jocularity of Dr. Neale’s production, quence of which several wells were sunk. tible with the laws of chemical affinity, for though levelled against the favored town of It was also found, that although ipany of Diuriate of soda and sulphate of magnesia to Cheltenham, vrill fäll pointless to the ground; the wells produced abundance of water iu the exist in the same solution. If this is the and, although among the conflicting opinious first instance, the quantity gradually dimni- case, and a double decomposition were to of men, there will always be found those nished; and that soine of thein, as had been take place, it would increase the predomiwho froin ignorance, prejudice, or inore un- the case in the King's well, ultimately be- nance of sulphate of soda; and the muriate ucorthy motives, will take the wrong side of came dry.
of magnesia which would thus be formed, is a question, still the good sense of the public This made it necessary to dig new wells as mild and nearly as active an aperient as will in the end prerail ; and thc excellence of almost every year. In the mean time, the the sulphate of magnesia has been long known Cheltenham water, as a remedy in many of proprietors of the Old Spa, in order to sup- to be. the diseases which aftict suffering humanity, ply the deficiency in the original well, sunk It may be remarked, howerer, that the will be acknowledged and sought after when new ones also with the same success; and laws of chemical affinity are varied by the its traducers will be sunk and buried in ob- within the last two years, a new establish: quantity of menstruum in which salts are livion.
ment altogether has been formed, called held ; and indeed, these substances in a state The reflection of Dr. Ncale upon the mc- the Sherborne Spa, in honor of the nobleman of dryness hardly act upon each other at all. dical men, who have long practised at Chel- of that name, who is Jord of the manor, Froin this it may happen that in the analizatenhamn, would not be wortlıy. of notice, were which has waters of the same properties, tion of mineral waters, combinations may be it not for the concluding sentence, which, at and where the proprietors have built a mag- varied, or new ones formed, producing retheir expence, conveys a compliment to nificent temple, and at great expence have sults not exactly corresponding with their himself.
laid out walks and drives, highly ornamental relations, as existing originally in the water. After expressing his surprise, that “none to the town.
This may in some mcasure account for the of the medical inen who have resided here Thus there are three establishments, at all discordant results given by different chemists for years, bave noticed and commented upon of which the saline water is drunk, and be of most mineral waters. what he calls a fact,” but which I trust has longing to the whole there are nearly one
These differences, however, are of less þeen satisfactorily prored to have been a mis-, hundred wells. representation, he states that, “such un The greater number of these, howerer, importance than a practical knowledge of labourers in the vineyard, who like myself obtain the salts, for which of late years, rience is too firmly established to be shaken grateful tasks are generally left to any casual are used to supply water for evaporation, to their effects upon the human body in discase ; may choose to take thein up from a pure there has been a vast demand from every part by any illiberal or unfonuded attacks, from love of truth.”
of the world. Of the delicacy or the truth of this remark I The soil in the immediate neighbourhood he further confirmed by any attempts in their
whatever quarter they may proceed; or to must leave the world to form their own opi- of Cheltenham is a dark blue clay, filled with favor in my power to makë. nion. numerous marine productions, as shells, &c.
I ain, Sir, I beg leave to disclaim any thing personal and interspersed in some places with consito Dr. Neale in what I have advanced, upon derable inasses of iron pyrites. By what re
Your very obedient Servant,
Thomas NEWELL, M. D. the attack he has made upon the Cheltenham volution of our globe this formation has been
And Surgeon Extraordinary to the King. waters. My motive has been to correct mis- produced, it is not the place here to enquire ; representation : how far I have been success- but it commences where the calcareous ful, the public must judge. structure which forms the Cotswold Hills
ARTS AND SCIENCES. I will now, as I promised, give you a con- ceases, and extends a distance into the rale çise history of the wells and waters of Chel- of Gloucester, and to a depth, neither of tenham ;-the result of twenty-eight years which have as yet been ascertained. As this Philology.-M. Frederick Adelung, condexperience, as a practitioner in this town. clay is of the same quality, the water which sellor of state to the Emperor of Russia,
From the first discovery of the saline "pervades it is impregnated with the same has lately published, in 163 pages, “A spring, in 1718, to the period of his late principles. The impregnation of Chelten-, View of all known Languages, and their DiaMajesty's visit here, in 1788, there was but ham water consists in purgative salts and lects.” In this View we find in all 987 one well, which was about eight feet deep, iron. They liare also other impurities, in Asiatic, 587 European, 276 African, and 1264 and was the receptacle of a scanty spring of common with all waters which pervade earthy American languages and dialects, enumewater, issuing out of the side of a slightly matter; and although these are fit objects rated and classed: a total of 3064. This very sloping bank, in a fielil a few hundred yards for cheinical enquiry, they have little or no- remarkable publication is only the introduce to the south of the town of Cheltenhain. thing to do with their medicinal efficacy. tion to a Bibliotheca Glottica, on which this
His Majesty finding there was no water for The predominant salt is sulphate of soda, indefatigable philosopher has been long emculinary purposes at Bays Hill Lodge, the afterwards sulphate of magnesía, and muriate ployed.
MSS.-Professor Cramer, at kiei, disco. gard, Brasennose College; Rev. J. Williams, school. Secoudly, his aunts Mary and Marvered two years ago, tin the library of the Fellow of Jesus College.
garet, taking the data from the appearance, Convent of St. Gallen, a MS, of the eleventh Masters Or Arts. -Rev. Jolin Templer, of his age, must have been elderly ladies ; century, which contains illustrations of Juve- and Rev. R. Greaves, Wadham College, Princess Margaret being forty-six and Prinnal which are said to be of greater importance Grand Compounders; Rev. H. B. Domvile, cess Mary thirty-seven when their nepbew than any hitherto known. He has now pub- Oriel College, Grand Coinpounder; W. Prince Edward was yet unborn. Surely then lished a specimen on occasion of the king's Blackstone Lee, Fellow of New College; the title of this family piece is not derived birth day, under the title of, Specimen novæ Henry Sissinore, Wadham College; Rev. S. from the learned boly to whom his late Mas editionis Scholastica Juvenalis.
Y. Seagrave, Magdalen Hall; F. De Chair, jesty * presented tiie interesting picture.
Oriel College ; James Mure, Rev. H. Pearce, Is it not inore reasonable to presuine that Baron Niebuhr, Prussian Ainbassador to Filleut, Scholar of Pembroke College; G. E. the sisters of Prince Edward, Mary, the
and Rev. E. Elms, Christ Church, Rev. P. the two ladies standing before the throne, are the Holy See, has again discovered and pub
Oatley, Rev. Rice Hugbes, and Rer. James danghter of Catharine of Arragon, and Elilished several ancient MSS. hitherto un
George, Jesus College; Rev. N. W. Hall-zabeth, the daughter of Anne Boleyne, by known. They are chiefly fragments of Cice. waril, ưurcester College ; Rev. J. Jetleris which we have the children of the first three ro's Orations pro M. Fonteio, and pro C. Coles, Balliol College.
queens of Henry VIII., Jane Seyinour being Rabirio ; a fragment of the 91st book of Livy;
or Arts.--Maurice l'es the third wife of this capriciously uxorious two works of Seneca, &c. Baron Niebuhr combe, Esq. Exeter College, Grand Com- monarch. Mary was boru seventeen, and has dedicated this edition to the Pope, by pounder;
J. Burt, Lincoln College; J. Wig. Pilizabeth five years, before their royal loro, these literary treasures in the library of the gitt and T. Quarles, Exeter Colleges Hasler ther; which, allowing for his age as described
Caprou, Brasennose College : Rev. J. Hold by the painter, would make the youngest a Vatican,
son, Magdalen Hall; J. P. Carpenter, woman grown. Hence the fainily piece inight Christ Church.
have been painted by order of the soveItaly, 10th June. In the prosecution of
June Ist. Yesterday the following degrees reign, when he happened to be in good luthe excavations at Pompeii, several buildings were conferred:
mour with all the group. The other female have lately been laid open in the fine street BACHELOR AND Doctor in DIVINITY.- uext the throne perhaps was the then reigning leading to the temples of Isis and Hercules, Rev. George Richards, M. A. some tine queen. It is known ihat the king, according and to the theatre. In one house, which is Fellow of Oriel College, and now one of the to his humor, was sometimes lavish of his supposed to have belonged to a man of let- Vicars of Bampton, in the county of Oxford, favour to his children, and at other times mcters, some surgical instruments of excellent grand compounder.
naved them with degradation. Mary he workmanship were found, and sereral paint Doctor in Civil Lat.-Win. Birkett created Princess of Wales when only five ings of fruit and animals, very well cxecuted. Allen, B. C. L. Fellow of St. John's College. days old, although she was but presumptive
MASTERS OF Arts.-F. Bruen, Esg. of beiress. She afterwards, as well as her
Christ Church, grand compounder; Rev. J. sister, held no bigher title than the Lady LEARNED SOCIETIES, Chainbers, All Souls' College : Rev. E. Day Mary. It may not be generally known, that
Hulkes; G. Cobb ; Rev. A. Benoni Erans, the title of Majesty' was not used to the
St. John's College; Rev. T. Clarke, Bra- king until a later period, it being first adOXFORD.
sennose College ; E. Quin, Magdalen Hall. dressed to the contemporary Emperor of June 10th, the following degrees were Bachelors of Arts.-H.Cloptou Keogh, Germany. conferred :
Es. Christ Church, grand compounder ; J. It would be dificult to point to a more MASTERS or Arts.--T. Phillipps, Uni- Worsley; and W. Bury, Fellows of New curious speciinen of the graphic art in this versity College, Grand Componuder; B.S. College.
extensive and valuable collection, than that Claxson, Worcester College; W. Perkius
under consideration; as it conveys not only and Rev. J. Piccop, Lincoln College; G. June 11th. The Rev. F. R. IIall, Fellow a picture of the persons and correct costume Hammond, Fellow of Merton College ; Rer. of St. John's College, was adinitted Baches of the age, but a faithful representation of C. H. Martin, Exeter College ; Rev. Alfred lor in Divinity. J. Dashwood, Esq. of Trinity the architecture and decoration used in the Tooke, St. Mary Hall; Rev. H. Baker Tris. Hall, Bachelor in Civil Law.
royal palaces, when the gothic style was : tram, Christ Church; G. T. Austen Knigh!, T. A. Broomhead, Esq. of Christ College, giving way to the introduction of the Italian St. John's College.
and W. Lambe, Esq. of Crius College, were mode of building. And here we perceive the Bachelors of Arts. Mon. 'A. Hill on Wednesday last admitted Bachelors in first approaches to a new taste, in the re. Trevor, Nobleman of Christchurch ; F. J. Physic; and NIr. J.J. Tucker, of St John's vival of that which existed long before the
Gothic had birth. Pearce, Esq. Exeter College, Grand Com: College, Bachelor of arts. pounder; G. F. Thomas, Worcester Col
Holbein was employed by King Henry as lege; W. Whateley, New College; H. W.
an architect and designer, for the embellishWilder and J. Parker, Oriel College; W. H.
ments of his palaces, as well as his painter ; Deane, University College; J. Aspinall and
and made many alterations in the palace at R. Fayle, St. Mary Hall;' J. Forster, St. (Recollections oreggented by the Exhibition of Por- exhibits one of its state apartinents.
Whitehall, of which this subject very likely Edmund Hall, T. T. Churton and Archer
traits, continued.) Clive, Brasennose College; R. W. Jelf, H. No. 124. Portraits of Henry!!II.orith Jane affords some inforination to the curious, in
The garden, as seen through the doors, L. Neave, and G. M. Coleridge, Christ Srymour, their son Prince Eduard, and the the decoration of the plot, iminediately joinChurch ; R. Alder Thorpe, scholar of Cor.
Princesses Mary and Murgarri, sisters of ing the palacc ; and this, judging from the pus Christi College, J. T. Round, Scholar of Balliol College.
the king:-Painted by Hülbein. Socia
parterres, and particularly the trophies, which June 17th.-Yesterday the following de
sarour of Holbein's design, evince the care
We hare copied this title from ibe “ De- that was bestowed upon the pleasure garden ; grees were conferred :The Rev. Mr. Franks, M. A. of Trinity tish Gallery; but if the persons represented themselves, and for which they have latterly
scriptive Catalogue of Portraits,” of the Bri- an art in which the English have long prided College, Cambridge, was admitted ad eun- be those therein named, this is a picture of dem.
This circumstance is not mentioned on the DOCTOR IN DIVINITY.- Rev. G. Slep- died, according to Anstey, on the fifth Catalogue in genere fully recommend its inpard, University College, Grand Com. day after the birth of Prince Edivarıl; and pounder.
+ Though we have onr doubts as to the mag. here we see her placed by the side of her ter; and ihink Mabuse full as likely as Holbein BACHELORS IN Divinity. -Rey. J. Liu- s011, grow old enough to be sent to a public to have painted this picture.Ed. :
derived great reputation, all Europe acknow all along been wits and humnourists. Besides, him to his chamber, long before his ledging the superiority of English landscape to indulge the hypothesis, vas be not the death. ! was when drawing near his gardening.
friend and protege of Sir Thomas More end, that the jester interposed in favour The sweet description of a garden attached the greatest wit that ever wore the chancel of his first patron, with, “My good to the palace at Windsor, from the pen of a lor's robe, and the boon companion of Eras- King Henry will not forget my old master, royal youth confined in that ancient pile, mus? He who had ever ready" some excel- and let his wife and children want bread.” will illustrate, tliis horticultural skill of our lent jestå fire new from the mint.”. And The monarch, roused to compunction by eountrymen four hundred years ago. further, to shew what a constellation of talent this artless address, immediately ordered a “ Now was there maide, fast by the touris wall and fun played round the sun of Henry's restoration of the property. A gardene faire; and in the corneres set, court, we have only to mention another The custom of keeping fools is of great An Herbere greeno, with wandis long and small humourist, in the person of Jean de Mabuse, antiquity. They were retained by princes, Railit about, and so with trce-is $ set
the other favorite painter of Henry VIII., popes, bishops, and nobles, in inost parts Was all the place, and hawthorn heggis knet, who had nearly killed the Emperor Charles V. of Europe. "Theophilus, the Emperor of That lyf tt vas none, walkynge there forbye, with laughter; whilst at a feast, with his thc East, ordered his court fool to be whipped, That might within scarce any wyght aspye. waggeries.
for telling that his daughter was playing with So thick the beughis and the levis grene
Little is now known of the character dolls.* Beschadet all the allies that there were.
of these eccentric retainers of the court; A succceding emperor, Michael, played And middis every harbere might be sene
for although the appellation of fool is held off a prophane joke upon the Empress TheThe scharpe, grene, suete juniperc,
synonymous with jester, yet it appears odora, by the agency of a fool. He pretended Growing so fast with branchis here and there, that folly was assunied by some a that the patriarch wished to bestow his blessThat, as it seenied to a lyf without,
cloke to cover mischievous prunks that ing upon her. She attended to receive the The beughis spread the harbere all aboute." would not have been tolerated but in the holy boon, when the buffoon, attired in the
There is yet another trait in this picture, wearer of the party-coloured suit. Hence he sacred yestments of the patriarch, and atthat cannot fail to interest the inquisitive in was often made the satirical instrument of tended by mock priests, addressed her with the habits and customs of the ancient royal party spirit; and many añ absurd courtier the utmost obscenity and boisterous ribaldry. household, which have furnished some of stood more in awe of the fool than of a minis- Similar prophane pranks were common to our favorite bards with imagery for their de- ter or priest. He was sometimes set upon all Christendom in those rude times. lightful musings-namely, the introduction the froward, the oppressor, the hypocrite, of the male and female foot.
and the bigot too ; and has put to shaine SKETCHES OF SOCIETY. Here we behold them, licensed as they those whoin no one else dared to reproach.
Useful vere, rainblinig about the palace garden, Such licensed humourists were
THE HERMIT IN THE COUNTRY. NÓ. 5. ready to amuse the first royal idler who about a court, when kings were arbitrary, LADY GRIZELDA MỘTAB'S BALL. should chuse to stroll where“ beughis spread and ministers too obsequious ; and when there “ What will your ladyship have for din. the harbere all aboute.” was no press, to expose the misdeeds of
ner ?” said Jessy, (her female fac totum), The name of this female Patch has escap
men of power.
with a hungry look and a broad anxious ed research : the inale jester appears to be
eye. that merry, witty wight, Will
Somers, of perior order of fools, as his wit was begotten Scotch ; not that she could not talk as high whom we shall say something in the subjoin- by a quick perception of current events. His English as any one, but that
when she ed article.
freedom with the king, when the pope has meant to be kind and condescending to her No. 131. Portrait of William Somers.- | lavished upon him so many fulsome compli- inferiors—to persuade the lower order, or to
ments, and dubbed him for his polemics, be confidential and without pretensions, she Painted by Holbein.||--1118 MAJESTY. This " mirth moving" head las remained Henry was at table, with his courtiers, and
“ Fidei Defensor,” is evidence of this, stooped to the vernacular of Auld Reekié. the vériest personification of the jester, su-elated by their flattery, when the sagacious echoed the word in a hollow tone ; for Jessy,
Humph,” quoth Jessy, whose interior perseding all the pen could describe. Its motto well might be, “The image of the of royalty, and said, “Let's You and I defend and a glass of toast and water for dinner the jester fainiliarlylaid his handupon the shoulder
as well as her lady mistress, had had an egg jest I'll shew you here at large.” The archness, the gibe, the quaintness, stamped ou Faith to take care of itself.” This is not the from that of her mistress, for Lady Grizelda's
each other, my master Hal, and leave the day before,—Jessy's toast differing a little the countenance of incrry Will, point une only instance on record of a fool's opinion was burned bread immersed in the limpid quivocally to the “ Jest unseen, inscrutable, on matters of doctrine, in times of polemnical stream, whilst Jessy's was pure callar water, invisible, as a nose on a man's face, or a controversies ; for Archee, the fool of Bishop and hier toast was weathercock on a church steeple.” Here the Laud, was made a partizan of those who
“The deel tak thae quapainter has exhibited, by his art, the supe
His rior power of description which the peneil opposed that wrong-headed prelate.
Now, it must be made known to the readwit is chronicled. Laud was diminutive in
er, that this day was the vigil of a grand Doubtless he had seen himn thus, when person, and a zealot: Archee was desired to ball to be given by her ladyship all the brooding some new waggery, he tapped his say grace (fools were often foåde, to prom beauty and fashion of Edinburgh, and all her knuckles against the lattice, and arrested plaze, holy
, customs). Great laud to the numerous quality cousing and companionis ; some one who had a fellow taste for frolic, Lord;";said the way,and little Laud to not forgetting
the law-legion which came in with, “ I have a jest to execute that I cannot
by dozens, like clauses in a deed or agree
But to return to King Henry's jester. manage alone." Likely enough Holbein. I was the man; Farmer, of Eaton Neston, a gentleman for had been issued on this important occasion; He had formerly been in the service of a Mr ment, to swell the list and to increase the
Three hundred cards of invitation for we have it on record that painters have whom it may be presumed he felt a grateful and her house had literally been turned in. . Prince James.
affection. , He had, like Sir Thomas More, side out, in order to prepare it for this grand $ Trees.
tt Living man. Bought. refused to acknowledge the King's supre- let off, 'the report of which, lady Grizelda There is an engraving of this.--ED. Both Holbein and Mabuse were celebrated and a clean shirt to a poor sequcétered monk; macy, and had moreover sent a small suin
was aware, would spread far and near. bons vivants. Mabuse almost lived in the ta- for which offeuces the arbitrary king seized
Three weeks had been occupied in making
ornamental knick-knackeries for her suite of that, in return for writing the name of Erasmus his property and brought him to ruin . Will fanciful apartments, ornamental hangings, under the head of a shrivelled friar, in his was one of the few who had the felicity to private sketch-book, that great scholar re- retain his sovereigu's favour to the last. It The Emperor was averse to image-worship. tortod by writing Holbein under the head of'a is likely that his inirth beguiled the sad hours The fool alluded to this: being deficient in proof, drinking sot.
of the king, when disease occasionally confined was whipped as a tell-tale and a liar.
transparancies, arches of evergreens, fes-, and an open door, proclaimed that her lady- their hearts, and some with all their minds. toons, drawings, chalkings, &c. and three ship was at home; and by midnight, a bat- The untravelled Caledonian maid is nature's nieces were all this time employed in uniting talion of chairmen showed to all the town child: she shines the Terpsichore of the the efforts of their taste to give effect to this that Lady Grizelda M‘Tab received company. reel. The travelled, practised beauty, stufancy scene. No money, was spared upon The party was divided into three orders of dies each attitude and glance, and conquers the occasion; although dealt out with eco- beings; the professionals, the moderées and in the artful waltz. Returned emigrants nomy, and made to go the further by the the ultras of fashion. The black corps of strike in the quadrille; while the moderates loan of the united plate of six cousins, and by law and physic looked deadly to purse and do their best in the English country dance. her doors being chalked by a poor relation. constitution; they mustered very strong, And now the supper is announced ! What
Lady Grizelda had much to accomplish by and were inade up partly of relatives, and buzzing, what arming, what seeking of partthis ball and sapper; for, first, it was long partly of entertaining friends. The moderées ners, and what looking out for table coinpatalked of, and must answer all expectations were antiquated nobility and decent gentry nions! How are the eyes at work! Hope, secondly, she had the honor of her title and of the old school, who dropped in at, or be fear, delight, anxiety and doubt, all reign in noble fainily to support,-albeit the former fore eleven ; and who came to take a hand this little moment.--The supper is of the rested upon courtesy, and the latter was sup- at cards, or to see their children and grand- best. It is well chosen and befitting the table ported by government pension, yet there was children dance, and to shake hands with of a person of quality. The wines are exqui, nobility and antiquity enough in both, and soine threescore cousins, and connections site ; but the Lady Grizelda is not obtrusive in neither must be disgraced. Six suits of live with whom they were certain to meet. The pressing them on her male friends. An ul. ry were, therefore, pulled out of an old chest, ultras were the travelled nobility of the fra remarks, that the champagne has the aired and brushed up, and were to be made country, together with their shades and iini- taste of Revenez-y; and the ill natured ones to fit five mercenary funkies, in addition to tions, iheir sycophants and copies, who serv- say, that the negus is water-proof. But barher ladyship's old family footman, page and ed as caricatures to these living pictures of ring these two remarks, every one goes away butler-being one and the same representa- haut ton and elegance. These arrived from at day-light, delighted with the urbanity, the tive of servitude in the house.
midnight, until two in the morning, and kindness, the welcome and the hospitality of The drilling of the liveried recruits was came only to lounge, to waltz, and to cut their Lady Hostess, who has put herself to left to Andra; and the table turn-out was all up their acquaintance. The ultras' ladies no inconsiderable expense to please her rehearsed in models and ticketed cards, by heads were built up in such castles of braids, friends.-Nor was the fête without its effect; way of dishes and supper ornaments, by the hair-bows, ornamental combs, brilliant cres- some made mischief
, and some made matches commander in chief (lady Grizelda) and by cents (no conjugal reflections, this ornainent in consequence thereof. her three female aides-de-camp). Above all, being one of the East and not of the North), Gang to bed, bairns," cries her ladyAndra was ordered to speak high English in feathers, flowers, &c. that the small wo ship, to her household troops, giving thein announcing the nobility as they arrived ; and men were extinguished under them, whilst a glass of wine each. They retire with a his repeating lieutenant, a smart footboy out the materialists were like elephants bearing sigh. A great load is off their minds, a very of place, was instructed to give audibility to castles.
little one is on their stomachs.-Now do her each title of marquess, earl, lord, lady, Sir When the magnificent suite of apartments ladyship and nieces collect the ends of wax Alexander, the baron (a law lord), and even was filled, the ladies with their tower head-tapers, gather together the fragments of the to the private gentlemen bearing the names dresses recalled to mind the Tower of Ba- feast, and unite the remains of bottles in of theirestates, even should the estate be sold, bel ; for there was a variety of tongues, the cornely decanters for another day,--this will because a name goes a great way ; for in- broad Scotch of the antiquaries, the half and be a rare week for the calls of country stance, Dalmaglashing, Balmagash, Lavrock half of the moderées, the lisp, the insipid, cousins! And they will not fail to make Hill, Stony Castle, Tinabyers, Glenburnie, the drawl, and the hyper-English of the ul- kind enquiries after her ladyship’s health. Invercraigie or New Park !-why, the gen- tras and their followers. The leading fea- The carnival will be short, and Lent must tfemen would be nothing without them! tures, however, of the society were winning succeed it.
But it is high time to introduce our reader smiles, modest beauty, engaging deportment, Well, it was one happy night! one splento lady Grizelda. Her ladyship stands and numerous families.
did banquet! The wish to please ofercame, about five feet ten and a half in her shoes, Nowhere was anore agility displayed than upon this occasion, every other passion ; and, is as upright as a serjeant's pike, as thin as in the youthful dancers. Sun-briglit eyes, after all
, what are Lady Grizelda's refleca hardrum greyhound, and has so strong a with complexions, which to look on was to tions after this costly treat? What the diffe, profile, and so national withal, that it're love, contrasted by raven or dark auburn rence betwixt herself and the most expensembles one side of a Lochabar battle-axe. hair, were frequently apparent in the mazes sive dame at the west end of the British me If high cheek bones are marks of being high of the dance : such northern lights are at tropolia ? The former can reflect with satisbred and born, her ladyship has the highest tractive beyond expression. Next came the faction, on having made a return, to her nupretensions on that head, and as tò points mild, the humid, fill blue eye, with glossy merous entertaining friends, can flatter berabout her, she is all points together. A su: light-brown hair, and that complexion of re- self with standing on the record of fashionapercilious look indicates the quality of old pose, whose quietude tells the heart that its ble parties, without any injury to herself or inaid, who has either entirely overlooked our best interests lie there, that there its affec- to her neighbourz. A highland visit, or a sex, (perhaps from retaliation) or cannot tions may rest, nor, seek for further happi- prolongation of abstinence, will soon make stoop to the ordinary race of beings. A fax ness. Lastly, the November tints of declin up the expenditure of the feast; whilst Lady en wig surmounting her argent crest (once ing Flora, blooming in neglect, like
wall Squander is ruining herself by her parties in fire red) completes her picture.
flowers beyond the reach of Hyınen's hand, quick time, and either falls a self-devoted The ball-night now arrived, and a fast stood, statue' like, against the hangings of victim, at the shrine of fashion, or visits the preceded it, in order to make her three nieces the apartment, glared the forced sinile, continent, until time or death wipes off her the filter for dancing, to keep her domestics pouted the faded lip, joined mentally in the debts, and leaves ber unpaid tradesmen lite active and keen, and hersel cool and col-dance, or accepted, with urbanity and gra- rally“ to pay the Piper," of her fancy ball. lected. The frugal egg and toast and water titude, the hand of the elderly advocate, the was the family fare. Indeed Andra had been juvenile complaisant clerk to the sigaet, or so egged on this week, that he felt scarcely the related hanger-on student.
THE DRAMA. able to bear the yoke of servitude. The Now turn to the groupes of lookers-on, maids too had nothing but a shake down for the knots of criticisers, and the files of con
KING'S THEATRE. their couch, all the furniture being displaced. noisseurs. Quizzing-glasses are up; and On Saturday, after Il Flauto Magico, was A couple such balls would have proved fatal looks fall upon ankles, ivory necks, and well performed a new Ballet, Le Plumet Rouge ; to her ladyship's doinestics.
turned shoulders. What an ordeal for the à performance probably produced with the Ai eleven o'clock at night, a blaze of light fair to pass through! Some dance with all | mere object of varying the list of Ballets. It
Open to "
advantage, and introduced a Mr. Younger, lighted by the colloquial powers and great
was a representation of a fashionable ball.
Mahatty and Collis happened to be retained Quadrilles, some of them extremely pretty,
in the same case a short time after his were exhibited, with some national dances.
Lordship’s elevation, and before he was A reel, a Russ dance, and unfortunately for
acquainted personally with the Irish bar. our national graces, an English hornpipe. Two rein-deer, one male and the other Mr. Collis was opening the motion, when The Ballet might admit of inprovements; female, were in November last ; conveyed Lord R. observed; " Mr. Collis, when a but we presuine that this was simply intend- from Lapland to a plain about two leagues barrister addresses the court, he must stand.” ed as a substitute. The honse was full. from Ghent, were they live in a state of per- “ I am stauding on the bench, my Lord,”
Drury Lane closed on Saturday till next feet freedom. They have cudured the change said Collis. “I beg a thousand pardons," month. , Kcan is to run through his princi- of climate exceedingly well. The female replied his Lordship, somewhat confused; pal parts before going to America. As we has recently brought forth a female fawn, “sit down, Mr. Mahaffy.". "I am sitting, have nothing to observe upon the dropping which is perfectly fivalthy, and there is every My Lord,” was the reply to the confounded of the curtain, we inay give our readers å reason to expect that it may be successfully Chancellor. bit of ainusement, by transcribing the printed reared. This is the first instance of these ani On this occasion, the following epigram, form of letter with which rejected pieces are inals having thriven and multiplied at so great (attributed, as every pun in Ireland, good or returned to their authors, from this thentre. a distance from their native country. bad is, to Lord Norbury, but really the proAs if it were not suficiently mortifying to Cathedral Abuses.A very marked and duction of a barrister then eminent, but fuil
; the poor devils get an extra slap i' the proper notice has been taken in Parliament now retired from the bar) was composed. face by being assured, that while the writer of the indecent traffic by which our Cathe- Mahatly and Collis, ill paired in a case, begs to be spared the pain of pointing out drals are turned into mere slows, for the Representatives true of the rattling size ace; their demerits, the doors of the theatre are selfish gains of individuals connected with To the heights of the law, though I hope you every kind of talent”!
the Chapters. The trees in the churchyard You will gerer be judges, I'm sure of assize. Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. adjoining Westminster Abbey have, it seems, Sir-I am desired to return the manuscript been cut down, for booths and benches to be
The motto of the city of Cork arms is, of which you submitted to hireil out at the spectacle of the coronation.
“Statio benefida carinis," altered from the the judgment of Mr. Elliston.
Tindeed, the whole sacred depository of the malejidu of Virgil ; and most deservedly, The reasons which have led to the deter- ashes of the dead is as actively turning into with regard to the harbour of Cork. The mination of returning it you will spare me show-rooir:s, as any ground ever was for a fair city aris are of course commonly adopted the necessity of writing ; they are founded at Camberwellor 16thill-fields. Surely, surely the ingenuity of a sigy painter has, by a upon the best attentioų, and upon the strict- this is very indecorous and unfdeling What est impartiality.
sentiinerit but išgest can lie inspired, when happy blunder, made the inotto quite apwhich you have shown to the establishinent ; gain ; and posts and stakes are struck through He has exhibitel it, “Statio benefida carnis,"
Mr. Elliston is flattered by the preference the very graves are dishonoured for a paltry propriate for an eating-house, over which and, while he expresses his hope that you moullering corpses, to sustain these profane will still be n.indful of its interests, he has edifices of inhalowed lucre. We trust thut omitting the central i,) which may be transthe honour to declare his deterınination to having been noticed in consequence of this lated, excellent place for meat. open the doors of this thcatre to every kind indecent proceeding, the House of Cominons
i lic Bishop of Winchester has very speedof talent which it snay be in his poiver to will not stop; buit apply a general
remicdy jest of his venerable brother of Durham, in
ily rendered serious the good humoured sanction and reward. I ain, &c.
to the disgraceful practices which exist, as
was truly stated, in St. Paul's and West- our last Number. His lordship died at Acting Manager.
Chelsea, on Wednesday, in his 79th year, minster; as well as iu all places of the The HAYMARKET THE.TRE.-This thea- sacred description, where similar unlroly
and 40th of his episcopacy. tre opened on Monday with an Acklress, the uses prevail. Green Man, and a new farce called Oil and
METEOROLOGICAL JOURNAL. Vinegar. The first, noticed the conveniency College, Dublin, found himself seated one Thursday, 6 - Thermometer from 36 to 60. Fair Pux.-A late member for Trinity
JULY, 1820. of seeing and hearing which is enjoyed at this day at a large dinner, given by one of the house; and annonnced, that the new theatrė, senior felloivs of that university, near
Barometer from 30, 30 to 30, 31. to be built for next season, yould be better, young man to whom he had not been intro- shine.
Wind N. E. .--Generally cloudy, with sunbut not bigger. The second, exhibitert Mr. duced. They, however, soon entered into Friday, 7 – Thermometer from 38 to 65. Terry in his fine canstie peculiarity to great conrersation, and the M. P. was quite de
Barometer, stationary at 30, 31.
Wind N, 1. avd N. D. E. from Dublin, in the unimportant part of information of his neighbour. He took an ally passing; at times clear, ed Major Dumplin, a Mr. Williams, from carly opportunity of asking his host the Saturday, * -Thermometer from 32 to 58.
Barometer from 30, 33 to 30, 36. Bath, as Closefist, and a Miss Leigh, from name of the young gentleman. “I thought
Wind N. b. E. ., and 1.-Generally cloudy. Bristol, as Bertha ;-characters which do not you knew him," was the reply. “It is
Sunday, 9-Thermometer from 49 to 66.
the new Fellow." (It is to be reafford sufficient grounds for estimating the marked, that the Fellows of Trinity College,
Barometer from 30, 34 to 30, 31. merits of their representatives. The third Dublin, vote for members of parliament, and Monday, 10– Thermometer from 50 to 69.
Wind N.V. E. and N. E. I.-Generally cloudy. is barely amusing, though stated to be from the pen of that humourist, Mr. F. are generally very fufluential in elections.)
Barometer from 30, 31 to 30, 25. Hooke. The perforinances, however were i really felt an attraction for him." "I do cloudy, the rest of the day generally, clear
" Ah !" said the member," is that the case ? Wind E., E.b. N. and E. b. S.. Morning throughout, of an entertaining cast; and not doubt it," replied Dr. Kyle ; " it must Treasury, 11 - Thermometer from 39 to 70. with the prospect of a new, moderate
Barometer from 30, 23 to 30, 18. sizeil theatre, the public mạy, continue be an electire attraction."
Wind E. and S. E. Clouds passing during for one year more to endeavour to relish
At the Irish bar, Ninian Mahaffy, Esq. the morning, the rest of the day clear, them," in spite of the noise and confusion of is as much above the middle size, as Mr. Wednesday, 12-Thermoineter from 45 to 69. lobbies, apparently contrived on purpose to Collis is below it. (Mr, Mahaffy, in Curran's
Barometer from 30, 13 to 30, 05. offend decorum and preclude gratification life time, was Deputy to Sir Jonah Barring: Wind E. b. N, 1. - Generally clear; , heavy from the stage ; and at the risk of life from ton, Judge of the Admiralty in Ireland, and clouds passing at times.
Edmonton, Middlesex. JOHN ADAMS. passages and outlets evidently constructed to whenever he presided there, Curran used to favour the destruction of a considerable num- say, that Court was very fitly called, the high
TO CORRESPONDENTS. ber of the audience in the event of alarm or Court of Admirality.) Wien Lord Redesaccident. dale was Lord Chancellor in Ireland, Messrs.
To T. Pk. Barberi, on Sælro pro Salvato, ér our