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papers at Constantinople, and describing them as any liberal

mau to read the additional col. of very little consequence, the doctor makes this Jection of facts and statements

' in this Postscript. strange acknowledgment that he took such extracion without a feeling of concern and indignation at the froip the journals as he thought ynight be useful Erois imposition which has been practised apon the in any excursion which he might take over the patiogul credulity in the rainc of religion and phi. same ground. This it must be confessed was 'a Janthropý. We have here proofs incontrovertible. liberty which a sturdy moralist would hardly have that while the civilization of Africa and the benefit taken; but we learn from this narrative that Lord of the Negrees constituted thie pretext for an Asso. Bilgin carried bris. scruples of conscience so very ciation in England, and the settlement of a colony far as to destroy a parrel of rough draughts of letunder its direction, the managers were actuated by teps addressed by 'Twaddell to some la lies on üle an avaricious spirit which made them in lifferent to continent, lest they miglit give pain to his parent ibe character and proceedings of their agémis. Of or be exposed to public ricw. The mora) delicary tois'we have many evidences adduced in the present

of the ambassador, and the latitude of freedom trári, out of which we shall only select one, because whicls bis chaplain thought he had a right to take it is in itself decisive of the charge, that under the in regard to these papers, nay, in the judgment of specious plea of promoting moral order, the zealots some persons, be not at all to the disadvantage of in question hare only had in view their private either. For our parts, we bave no hesitation in interest.

saying that both instancés evinced such a contempt When I was in Sierra Leone," says Dr. Thorne, for the ordinary rules of social obligation and good "I reduced the licences for retailing spirituous faith, as to warrant the application of Dr. Joiin. liquors fram forty to four, and placed those frw in son's language to those who could be guilty of the tie hauds of the most prudent persons I could find;

indecorum: " We will not believe what you shall but immediately on my departure licences were say, but what you can prove." again profusely and indiscriminately distributed In the postscript to this pamphlet Dr. Itunt exby the proteerd partizans of Institutin; presses hiinselt' in very indig ant terms on account to supply those renders of prison, I have been in. of an insinuatiou thrown out by Dr. Clarke conse formed that Mr. 2. Macaulay has fairly shipperi cerning some persons who stole a Greck mánu. from Bristol to Sierra Leone about twenty pure script from one of the monasteries of Mount cheons of ram and gin, and from London about Athos. Now, as Dr. Clarke has no! mentioned se enteen ; which considering the colony contrios the parties, though he states that one of them is only three or four hundred settlers, must be dead, wliv, it say be asked, did our authoi take esteemeit a tolerable supply. This displays the real the trouble of vindicating himself and the late Proobject of those wlin are said to have toiled to ina lessor Carlyle from a charge which, for aught that prore the arorals of the settlers for above twenty appears, was not intended for either of them? years; this establishes the motive which actuales that person of whom afr. Wilberforce is reported Knowledge vindicated from a Charge of In

The Society for Promoting Christian to have said in the House of Commons," He never

knew a greater public hroefactor, a more disin. consistency and Contradiction, in Answer to * terested and indefatigable inclividual! " Next, to

a Publication entitled “ A Respectful Address diffuse this intoxicating morality, not only by

to the Archbishops, &c.". is. wholesale,' but by the glass, I have been assured A Letter to Robert Wissete in Answer to that Mr. 2: Macaulay's agevt has obtained a licence Four Letters audressed by him to the Author fost retating spirits ai Sierra Leone! This associate

on the subject of Licensing and Regulations of the Duke of Gloucester, this affianced friend of

for Public Houses and Liquor-Shops. By Mr. Wilberforce, this great London merchant, this

John Bowles, esq. 3s. director of directors, this arvirer of statesmen, Hiin evangelical editor, bas bis-acent dispepsing

Treatise on the Diseases of the Foot of the ***is móralizing bererage to the rich and the poor,

Horse. With Observations on Shoeing. By Wolesale ani retai!!"

Rich. Hayward Budd, Veterinary Surgeon.

8vo. 10s. 6d. A Narrative of what is known respecting the Literary Remains of the late John Twed

A Partern tor Parish Clerks, being Letters sell, by Philip Huni, L.L.D. formerly chap- written by an obscure Member of that Pradair to his Exeellency the Earl of Elgin, &c.

ternity. 35.“ &c. To which is added, a Short Answer to

The Fly-Fisher's Guide; illustrated by cetrain Allusions made by Dr. E. D. Clarke

coloured places, representing upwards of 40 in the third section of his Travels in Greece,

of the most useful Flies, from Nature. By &c. $vo, 25, od

Geo. C. Bainbridge. 8vo. 16s. That Ur. lunt should feel auxions to justify

Essays on Various Subjects. By Wm. hituself from any suspieion of having acted impro. Pitt Scargill. 8vo. 78, 6d. perly with respert to the Tweddell papers, was so

The Pamphleteer, No. XIII. 65.0d. xury Dalural that it would has been extraordinary » indeed if he had not taken an early opportunity of

NOVELS, TALES, &c. Billing to the public some information on the sub. The Soldier of Fortune. "By Capt. Ashe,

jeçt. It was with great pleasure, therefore, that 2 vols, 14. 'We heard of his intention to favourilie literary Love, Rashness, and Revenge; or Tales world with a narrative on this interesting ques. ofThree Passions. By Rippin Porier, esq. Ston; Bue-if our expectations were ardeut, they

2 vols. 10s: dd. have beed grievously disappointed, cand we are Style H mistaken if the perusal of this pamphlet will

Valentine's Eve. By Mrsi Opiet vols. na to raise the author in the tscination of his , 19 mo. 11. is.' *9 *Wienas ar dive him credit among those who have Memoirs of Myself. By Pil Garlick. hot whe hermour of his perpusintuncezs After going : 12 mo. 75.

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PHILOLOGY.

The Voyage to India, in four Epistles. Stephens's Greek Thesaurus. A new and Epistle I. 58. 6d. improved edition. No. I. il. ls. large paper The Grand Master, or Adventures of Qui 21. 2s.

Hi in Hindostan ; with engravings by Row

landson. Roy 8vo. il. 5s. POETRY The Wanderer in Norway, with other The Appeal of Poland, an Ode. By W.S. Poems, By Thomas Brown, M.D. Professor Walker, of Tr n. Coll. Cambridge. 1s. 6d. of Moral Philosophy in the University of POLITICS AND POLITICAL ECONOMY Edinburgh. Second Edition 12mo. 6s.

The Congress of Vienna. By M. de The poem which gives a name to this little

880. volume neither contains a story nor is descriptive Pradt. Translated from the French. of romantic scenery ; but is simply the moral pic

The nuthor of this work has had ahnndant op. ture of an impassioned mind suffering misery by

portunities to become ai quainted with the politics Javiog yielded 10 a guilty passion. The delinea.

of modern Europe by virtue of his connexion with tion, though strong, is far from being ideal, being Buoua parte, wliom he represented in a diplomatic no other than a portraiture of the celebrated Mary

capacity at Warsaw. But though it cannot be Wollstonecroft drawn from her own letters, and

denied that M. de Pradt is an acute observer of the scandalous merooir of her life published by her

men, and sufficiently read in the history of most affectionate and esumable husband. Dr. Brown

courts, to render his opinions and remarks in has converted the history of that unliappy woman

some degree worthy of po:ice, there is at the same to an excellent purpose by shewing the essential

time, throughout all his works, such an insufferable importance of those high principles of conduct

spirit of vanity in speaking of himself as to disgust which no mind, however ardent in its general ad.

every reader of sensibility. This man, who was an miration of virtue, can abandon with impunity, and

abbé and an archbishop of the constitutional order, without the strength of which no powers are

became a very ready tool of the imperial govern. strong. Of the other pieces which make up the

ment; but when that was over thrown by the allies, contents of the book, by far the most animated is

his most reverend excellency took the merit of that addressed to l'rotessor Dugald Stewart, with a

that event to himself, for it seems by his account copy of Darwin's Zoonomia. It is no easy malier

the emperor said after his fall, “ One man less

and I should have been master of the world!" to clothe metaphysics with the graces of poetic embellishment, but in this undertaking the author

Now, who could this one man be? the reader will has succeeded more happily than Akenside, and

naturally ark, anticipating most probably that it developed in a very masterly manner the “ glories

could be no other than the Duke of Wellington. of the world of mind."

No such thing, my honest friend, for this important Moscow, a Poem. By Mrs. Henry Rolls,

person was 110 other than M. de Pradt, who says,

Cet homme c'est moi," " That man is myself;" Authoress of Sacred Sketches from Scripture

which he proves by telling us that he mismanaged History. 8vo. 28. od.

his embassy in F'oland, and thereby contributed to This performance does great credit to the genius Napoleon's failure in Russia. Such is the enlightaud sentiments of the fair au hor. who has made

ened and liberal statesman who has ju this volume good use of the genuine narrative of Labaume,

presumed to give his decisive opinion on the preparticularly of the interesting story of Paulowna.

sent and future state of empty country in Europe, After sketching her appearance in the cathedral of

A Few Observations on the Continuance Moscow, and the infamous conduct of the French commander towards his victim; our amiable coun.

of the Property Tax, and the Danger of a trywoman thus feelingly draws a moral lesson from great Military Establishment to our Freedom the scene of liorror wbich she has described : and Liberty. By a Friend to the Constitu.

tion. 8vo. 1s. “ Woe waits a nation when her leaders shame, By acts like these, her honor, and their name !

Of this pamphlet it may be said truly that it is When those who rise pre-eminent by birth

“Vox et præterea nihil ” There is nothing through

olt but mere empty declamation, delivered in vul. Or glory, fail in solid inanly worth!

gar and ungrammatical language, of which the fol If tainted in its core the noble tree,

lowing may he exhibited as a fair specimen : * A Base must the fruit, and frail the branches be!

great inilitary establishmeat in this country seenis If poisoned in :heir source the waters tlow,

30 completely contrary to coin mon sense, that They pour pollution on each vale below! When fall f om virtue's, bonor's heiglıls, the Great,

one can scarcely bring oneself to suppose that an

idea of it could be suffered one moment to exist." They bear swilt ruin on the proudest state:

From the einpliatic assumption of common sense in Not such the plans that fill'd his noble moind,

this sublime passage, we should be almost inclined Wbo, to these tianes, his capital resignid;

to think that this " friend to the Cou-titution," as lle saw, oppress'd by power and savige might,

he calls himself, is the editor of the old Monthly llis country's genius wrapp'd in transient niglit;

Magazine.
Calmis be paus ---o'erpower'it, but pot dismay'd,
Then summond Fire and Faminc to his aid,

A Speech which may not be spoken in the

House of Commons relative to the Army A poble, dreadful sacritice to war, Then bade the demon mount his iron car,

Estimates and Property or Income Tax, By And teach the conqucror, in his turn, to know Paul Silent, Esq. M. P. 8vo. Is. 6d. Each dread extreme ot' horror, shame, and woe." Though this Speech has not been delivered They follows a picture of the sufferings of the

within the walls of St. Stephen's Chapel, it sell French army in their retreat, wrought up with great

deserves to have been heard there ; as it well effect, and even sublimity.

merits the serious perusal of every Englishman.

The author very properly designates the contest in Alastor, or the Spirit of Solitude, with

winch we were recently engaged, as "a war for other Poems. By Percy Bysshe Shelley. principles;" and he proves beyond all doubt that Fc, 8vo. 5s.

though actual hostilities no longer subsist, it is

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necessary to maintain the advantage we have beeu is the adaptation of it to scientific and commercial contending for, by providing & check against those purposes by short hand arithinetic. The work is evils we have subdued, but which inny possibly, dedicated by perinission to the Prince Regent, and and even probably, revive in a inore formidable it is truly deserving of that high distinction. state. On this acıount lie advocates the policy of

TOPOGRAPHY. keeping up a stroog force, and of supporting our establisliment hy thont kind of supply which is The History and Antiquities of Bicester, a drawn from ascertained nro erty. Oueof the most Market Town in Oxfordshire : compiled from eurious parts of this well reasonru tract is the pic. Original Records, the. Parish Archives, Title tere giveu of oui forriga settlements, as it will be

Deeds of Estates, &c. &c. and containing probably realized about four years hence, it from bad management and tadse economy our govern.

Translations of the principal Papers, Charters, ment shall be induced to lessen the means of de.

&c. in Kennet's Parochial Antiquities. To froding them from Freach intrigue and American which is added, an Inquiry into the History гарасitу.

of Alchester, a City of the Dobuni. With On the lace Persecution of the Protestants an Appendix, and the whole of Bishop Kenin the South of France. By Helen Maria nett's Glossary. 8vo. pp. 444, with plates, Williams. 3s.od.

175. (only 250 copies printed.) The Representative History of Great Bri The utility of topographical publications, when tain and Ireland; being a' History of the faithfully executed, must be apparent to every one House of Commons and of the Counties,

wiw. has paid the smallest attention to the subject: Cities, and Boroughs, of the United King

eren though entirely destitute of general interest:

they are, nevertheless, valuable as local records, dom. By T. H. B. Oldfield. 6 vols. 8vo.

and as such are ret unfrequently referred to as au31. 125.

thorities in matters of legal procedure. If written Observations on the Income Tax. By a with judgment and ability, their sphere of interest Citizen of London. ls.

becomes more widely extended. By the developeThe Speech of Pascue Grenfell, esq. in the ment of ancient manners and customs they afford House of Commons, Feb. 13, 1816, on Tran malerials for philosophic reflection, and often sactions berween the Public and the Bank of enable the lawyer, the antiquary, and the historian, England.

to elucidale passages in old writers, and to account Two Letters to Lord Castlereagh on the impossible to explain.

for present customs which otherwise it would be Present Situation of the Landed Interest and

The work, the title of which was just quoled, we the Intended Partial Repeal of the Income hail with much satisfaction. With the exception of Tax.

Kennete's Parochial Antiquities, Plot's Natural SCHOOL BOOK'S AND WORKS FOR CHILDREN. History, the volume of Oxfordshire in the Beauties

A New Introduction to the French Lan of England, and the Agricultural Survey, it is, we guage, being an Abridgment of the Gram- believe, the first publication that has appeared mar of M. de Levizac. By A. Picquot.

relative to any part of the county not included

within the city and liberties of Oxford. We trust, 25. 6d.

therefore, that it will prove a favourable oinen of Butterworth's New Universal Penman.

future exertions, and that we shall shortly find sie il, is.

whole of this interesting district of England illus, Butterworth's Young Writer's Instructor. trated, as it deserves, by able and intelligent. 75. 60.

writers. A Tour throughout the whole of France. The listory and Antiquities of Bicester appears By John Barnes. 12mo, 4s.

to have been compiled with great care. After The Adventures of a Donkey. By Ara. giving a very general view of English history to

the time of the Conquest, the author proceeds to bella Argus. 18mo. 2s. 6d.

the description of the town as it at present exists, STENOGRAPHY.

and then enters into detailed accounts of the more The Ready Writer, whereby more may be important objects it contains, and of the more in

teresting circumstances connected with its local written in Forty Minutes than in One Hour history. These he unfolds in a perspicuous inanby any other System of Short Hand hitherto

per, and though somielimes too tediously minute, published. By James Henry Lewis, Teacher he amply compensates for that defect by the introof Short Hand. 8vo. pp. 106.

duction of much matter which cannot fail to be Disposed as we are io nouit the validity of high read with great pleasure by all genuine antiquaries pretensions in general, avd in that spirit of scepti. and topographers. The same may be justly said of cism to hesitaie when new systems of instruction that portion of the volume which relates to the are offered in the public, in this era of innovation History of Alchester: but here the author has and empiricisni, we took up the present volume with allowed his imagination rather ample scope, and stroug expressions of suspicion. The sense of jus.' like most of his brother writert on such subjects, Sice, however, compels us to say that though the displwys more ingenuity than sound in:ormation. book sarours a little of pedantry in the style of The disquisition on Alchester is followed by an composition, it possesses merit of no ordinary de. Appendix, containing a variety of documents rela: greens vu elementary guide in the art of short tive to the manor of Bicester, the priory, and bos. and quirk writing. Among the various substantial pital, which could not properly be introduced into improvements which the author has introduced, we the body of the work. The volume concludes regard tire methor of expressing the prepositions with a reprint of the very useful Glossary of Bishop and terminations as one of the most important, Kennett, inteuded to explain " the original, tbc and which gives to his system not only a feature of acceptation, and obsoleteness of words and phrases; originality, but of decideu superiority orer others. and to show the rise, practice, and alteration, of Another peculiarity in this scheme of Stenograpılıy customs, laws, and manners;" the value of which

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may be readily appreciated by its great scarcity, and the high price it brings when exposed for sale. We have compared the reprint carerully with the original, and can safely assure our readers that it has been printed with faithfuluess and accuracy.

Storer's Graphic and Historical Description of the Carhedral Churches of Great Biirain. Püst XIV. containing the History of Lichfield Cathedral, 9vo. 75, 6d. large paper 12s.

TRAVELS. A Tour to Alet and La Grande Chartreuse. By Dom Claude Lancelot. With some Ac. count of the Monastery of La Trappe, &c. By Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck. 2 vols. cr. 8vo. 13s.

Peninsular Sketches during a Recent Tour, By John Milford, jun. 8vo. 9s.

REVIEW OF NEW MUSICAL PUBLICATIONS. A Selection of German Natiunal Melodies, cularly to our recollections In short, in no art with the words, both in the original and will opiuions be found more divided, ani tatious translated into English. By E. B. Impey,

more attached to their original turn than in this

The actual state of the opera, in most phashatinan Ls4. W. Sotheby, Esq. the Hon.W. Spencer,

nic countries of Europe, is the best proof of this aso Viscount Strangford, W. Tighe, Esq. and S.

sertion. The author then goes ioto an elaborate Tolfrey, E.4. The whule accompanied by review of the music of France, Italy, Germany, a Treatise of National Music, and the Airs and the northern patiuns. Speaking of the 1aselected by Charles Baron Arnim. The in- tional songs of Russia, he says, “ to hear a legi. troductory Symphonies by J. Mazzinghi.. ment of Cossacks sing, on entering a town, is like Goulding, D'Almainc and Co.

listening to the elaborate chorusses on the stege.

Whoever hnows how difficult it is sometimes to This work will consist of three volumes, each voiuwe w contain two nuinbers, each number

make a chorus go ou well, so that every individual containiug len songs. Price One Guinea a volume. keeps his part, even when executed hy those whose

The treatise tirst arrests vur attention. The proression it is, must be struck wheu lie liears author observes, of all the arts, music affords per.

common soldiers observe this with the greatest ac. haps the fewest comprehensible rules whereon to curacy. Wiether this talent for music is juliercut establish w all parts of the world, conformity of

in the Cossacks, or whether it has been the fruit of opinion, evch among those who possess an eletaled study, propagated through many centuries, if. mind and a good taste in other arts. Music de

mains doubitul. The imperial born music, where vives its origin, in point of melody, from the hu. from finy to sixty people play upon the horn, and man voice, and perhaps from the singing of the

where each of them having but one note to sound, birds. Whether harmony has been invented, or

yet falls in always exactly at the given time, and whether two, three, or four people have ever sung

so contributes to the performance of a most bezati. instiue lively in treble, counter-tenor, tenor, and

ful concert, is another instance of musical talent bass, inight be difficult to ascertain. The only be

which no other country affords. Musie, ad inus whicls, by instinct, produce a music wherein

chieffy that kind which is known under the decethere is harmony, are the frogs. William Priest,

mination of ancient music, is perhaps carried oa in his Travels in the United States of America,

no where more scientifically than in England. The says, “ The first frog concert I heard in America

execution of Handel's coinpositions in this cous. was so much beyond any thing I could conceive try, when compared with their performance in his of tive powers of these musicians, that I was truly

own walive land, must be allowed to predominate Astonished. This performance was al fresco, and

in favour of the former. But the English lanLook place on the night of the 18th of April, in a guage may perhaps be cousidered less fit for mu. large swamp, where there were at least ten thou

sic than others. The partial want of ibe spoodes sind performers, and I really believe not iwo ex

and trochee in the single words, and the indistinct actly in the same pitch. The treble was perform.

pronuciation of so many letters (for instance the

th wavering belween t and s, so distrult to prus ed by the tree frogs, the smallest and most beautifoi specirs; they are always of the same colour as

nounce well in music), are no doubt great impedi. the bark of the tree they inhabit, and their uote is

ments to the composers. The beauriful and inelo.

dious words which Mr. Moore has writen for the not unlike the chirping of a cricket. The next in size are the counter lenors, they have a bote re.

Irish melodies induce us almost to believe that is semnhling the setting of a saw. A still larger spe.

general, contrary to former experience, the Eos cies sang the tenor; and the under part was sup

lisis sougs would be found more melodious, if the ported by the bull frogs, which are as large as a

music were giren :o the poet, aud vot the poem mag's foot, and bellowed out the bass in a tar as

to the composer. loud and sonorous as that animal from which Among the German musicians we are surprised they take their name,"--If we consider the human that the name of Huyun is not mentioned; and voice as the standard of music, vocal music ought live beautiiul air of :: Life let us cheni," wbica always to be preferred to instrumental; on this has always been considered as the production of account, those instruments whose sound is more Mozart, is here given to Nägeli. Tre landscape imitative of the human voice than others would be in the froutispiece represents a virw of the banks preferable to the latter, if the more inelodious of the Rhine, and principally the spor siere diar. sounds alone and not the harmouy, were to be al

shal Prince Blucher crossed that river, January 1, tended to. Music, therefore, beiog incapable of 1614. The figures are drawn by Aliss E. Berés deriving my general rules of comparison from ford; the landscave by Count Jenison. nature, must, in order to propagate a gencrul taste, Tbe pleasing task n wiemaius 10 speak of the he suliject to rules derived scientifically, and music ; the composers arr Himmel, lura, llauch, through the most inquisitive exertions in putling Benekin, and Berchard; names to 115 eausely use together corresponding notes; bevertheless, with known, but whose music breathes a pure strain of gleat defereuce to our feelings, habils, and pausi- genuine simplicity, We shall give the words of

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sci Pen.

" Tlie Adieu!" an'air for two voices, as translatod demned to wosk in sulphur and smoke, and after by E, B, (inpey, Esq.

being twice brought out to the guillotine, it is

next to a miracle to find his head on his shoulders. Three borsemeu rode out from the gate of the

This song is quite in the chromatics, a style we tower. Adieu ! A maiden lookd wistfully from her bower. Adieu!

should think not well adapted to the harp, but

which our author seems to have retained ever Her lover he sigh'd, " Is it thus we must part, Perchance for ever, sweetheart." Adieu, adieu,

since he composed the Jubilee Songs, twouly adieu !

years ago. We hope he will now have leisure to 'Tis torture to innrmur, adieu.

go on with the “ Night Thoughts,” which, like

" the bear and addle, was sung, but broke off in Though mountains or oceans divide us, my dear. the middle." After which we would recommend Adieu !

him to set to music Locke's Essay on the Human Yet check, ere it trickle, that oininous lear. Adieu ! Understanding, or the tenth chapter of Nche. We part bal to meet on a happier diy,

miah. A lappier, happier day. Adieu, adicu, adieu!

MUSICAL INTELLIGENCE.
Tis torture to murinur, adieu !
The horsemen had pierc'd thro' the wild forest

The lovers of music and classical poetry
Auipu!

will learn with pleasure that Mr. LINLEY is Yet still at her window the mourner was seen. preparing for the press a second volume of Adieu!

Shakspeare's Dramatic Songs ; consisting of fle is gone' he is lost! we shall ne'er meet again, all the songs, duetis, trios, and chorusses, in No dever, never again. Adieu, adieu, adieu !

character, as introduced by him in his vari'Tis torture lo inurmur, adieu!

ous dramas ; the music partly new and Eliza, an introduction and air, with varia partly selected, with new symphonies and tions for the Piano-forte, and an accompani- accompaniments for the piano-forte, from ment' (ad libitum) for the Flute, or Patent the works of Purcell, Fielding, Drs. Boyce, Keyed Harmonica, composed and dedicated Nares, Arne, Cooke, Messrs. J. Smith, J. S. to Thomas Alsager, esq. By J. Hunter. Smith, T. Linley, jun. and R. J. S. Stevens, Chappell. 45.

To which are prefixed, a general introducWe are liappy to bear testimony to the rising tion of the subject, and explanatory remarks fuerit of this young composer. The introduction is

on each play. sbesy, and the air, with the powerful aid of the

Mr. CONFE will in the course of the en. harmonica, is extremely well supported through suing inonth publish a second edition of the the different variations. Blest Charlotte. Composed by Thomas

Beauties of Purcell ; consisting of the most Billington, and arranged for the Harp or

favourite songs, duetis, trios, &c. selected Piano-forte. Preston. is. 6d.

from the various works of that great master.

Revised and arranged, with a separate aeWe are happy to find our old friend still in the land of the living, after the various perils he has

companiment for the piano-forte, and a tho. eucoqutered in France--after being twice con rough bass to the whole.

REVIEW AND REGISTER OF THE FINE ARTS.

“ L'onore conferito da Grandi à bravi Artisti dà vita e vigore alle Belle Arti; come il poco incoragimento, e le critiche severe, e poco discrete, le fanno languire."

Condivi, Vita di Michel Angiolo Buonarolli. Esinition of the British INSTITU- need only add our congratulations to the

TION, for promoting the line Arts directors and the artist for their mutual in the United Kingdom, at their Gal- good fortune,-the former as being the lery, Pull Bull. 1816

possessors of so fine a work of art, and Of the gcueral merits of this exhibi- the latter for having his work deposited tion we liave given an opinion in our last in so public and permanent an institute nunber, and shall now proceed to the tion. more pleasant task of presenting to our 12, Half holiday Musler, W. COLLINS, readers a summary of the best or most A. R... - This beautiful subject was prominent pictures in the rooms, seriu- also in the above-named exhibition, axd tim, with brief polices of their merits has been purchased by Lady Lucas for a or defects,

hundred yuineas. The first picture that arrests our at 20, Prince

. Henry mounting his Chare

for, (First Part of King Henry IV.) II.' No. 11, Distraining, for Rent, (pur. COLBOULD.-Spirited, yraceful, and sechazed by the Directors of the British tive; beaulitully personifying the British Institution,) D. Wilkie, K. A:-Of lero, and einbödying the poet's fancy. this file picture we have already recorded 23, a knight of Malta, G.!lavien. sur sentiments, in ou review of the last ---This fine head, replete with all the enlik.com al ile Avyal Academy's iud excellencies of the ali, was in the last

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