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but its original form also ; and we of these gical education they receive? They have never the premium upon which I hereby engage and
the ministers of the kirk in his time. With us, On this principle I advocate the multiplication Let us, however, not repine: there is a pro- the very reverse of this has been the case : our and redundancy of books, seeing they are not cess of creation going on within our ken—a clergy have always occupied the highest ranks only, as the ancients called them, the physic of creation as far transcending the production and in learning and science; and the consequence the mind, but also its food-nutriment and arrangement of mere physical atoms, as mind is, that no one in England can avow himself medicine combined ; and therefore the vendors transcends matter,--for does not the poet well an infidel, and retain a decent place in literary of them are cooks and apothecaries in one, or, and truly say,
society-for his infidelity would be instantly to speak more elegantly, they unite the culi"* Books, we know,
attributed to its true cause, ignorance. nary and pharmaceutic arts. As cooks have Are a substantial world, both pure and good.”
Let knowledge, therefore, be diffused over the latterly become literary characters and written And have we not here, in the heart of our earth as widely as the atmosphere. But it may books, let not this allusion be deemed dismetropolis, the great manufactory where these be perverted : 'undoubtedly; but are we to be paraging ; nor the former one, wherein book. * worlds" are fabricated ? Viewed in this deceived by the trite sophism of arguing from sellers were likened to accoucheurs—for close light, Paternoster Row becomes a theme, duly the abuse against the use? It is to be re- and apt is the similitude. “ Fer opem, Juno to expatiate concerning which,
gretted that so many excellent men should Lucina," was the cry of the young ladies in "Would tire Briareus with his hundred hands." have employed so pointless and brittle a Rome; and “ Fer opem, Murray vel Long, I, therefore, who have but two, can only glance weapon. To read some late publications, one man,” is the cry of the pregnant author in at a few scattered particulars.
would suppose it to be the serious opinion of London. The straits to which unhappy bards Observe the names of the Row and its ad- not a few eminent individuals, that the increase were reduced in those times when publishers jacencies : Paternoster, Ave Maria, Amen. and spreading of knowledge must be fatal to the did not exist, may be found most ludicrously This heathenish Latin may be thought to sa- Protestant faith and the British constitution ; detailed in the dialogue concerning the causes vour of
popery, therefore let us place ourselves and that the only sure and firm-set basis on of the corruption of eloquence, usually ascribed under the protecting shadow of Messrs. Bible- which they can rest is general ignorance. to Tacitus. The toil and trouble of an author and-Crown Rivingtons, the literary midwives Even if the first most preposterous assertion in collecting an audience to hear him recite to half the establishment. The unpretending, were true, the last is decidedly erroneous ; for his production, and the immense difficulty of unadorned appearance of the publications exhi. a state of utter ignorance is by no means a wringing a few sesterces out of them when bited in their windows is a striking type and state of security; Mr. Coleridge admirabiy the recitation was over, are very faithfully and assurance of quiet and sober orthodoxy." Turn observes.--" a bad government, if the people be very humorously depicted ; though the writer now to the neighbouring head-quarters of educated, will fall by them; if they be not edu- of the dialogue by no means considers it as any schism, and contrast the plain but wholesome cated, it will fall with them."*
joke, having probably been the suffering party viands of the church with the highly seasoned
The transition is easy from these remarks to himself. But conceive the plan adopted now. messes of the tabernacle : not only the pen, Knight and Lacy's establishment : what a con-a-days : the bellman sent round to announce but the graver is enlisted in the cause of dis- trast between their light and slender pamphlets, that'" Sir Walter Scott intends to read a new sent, and neither tract nor treatise lacks its and the ponderous, over-grown folios of Baynes novel at the Freemason's Tavern. Plates held appropriate wood-cut and engraving ; and yet and Ogle. Judging from the difference in at the door to receive contributions !" Thanks this display is equalled, if not surpassed, by size between our volumes
and those of our fure- to the press, an author has the whole world for that of the catholic bookseller at the very next fathers
, we might suppose ourselves stunted an andience now ! door
. The witty biographer of the three bro- and degenerate. But the fact is not so; we Let us once more, as the Irish orator said, thers informs us, that Jack, notwithstanding have not lost in absolute, for we have gained in return to our subject before we leave it. The all his efforts
, was often mistaken for Peter specific gravity. Our weight is as great, our termination of Paternoster Row is as replete and truly natural may the mistake be deemed, bulk only less; we are not diminished, but with moral as its beginning and middle; for if their persons resembled each other as much condensed. We have learned the art of cast- when you emerge from its narrow and dusky as their tenements. Many a worthy methodist ing an aged father of the flock into a cauldron, precincts into the breadth and brightness of has, I doubt not
, found himself, before he was and there transmuting him into a young and Cheapside, and, looking to your right and left, aware
, gazing intently on sł. Peter firmly vigorous lamb. In the number, too, of our observe the toy-shop at one corner, and the seated on a rock, and vainly assailed by the productions we completely outdo our ancestors. quack (I beg pardon) patent medicine warewaves of heresy; and many a catholic has been the fecundity of the press is inconceivable ; house at the other, you cannot fail to be betrayed into contemplating a fearful portrait but it must be acknowledged that many of her powerfully reminded by these repositories of of the Beast with seven heads, a hieroglyphic offspring are still-born, many die in the birth, infantine and adult imbecility, that all is which has lately been removed from the win. and many survive not their infancy. It is very vanity,—excepting, of course, the essay which dow, in consequence, it is said, of a malicious desirable that literary bills of mortality shoulă concludes
with this admonition.
A. D. report, that it was a caricature of the greatest be compiled ; so many books published last firm in the Row, with the other proprietors of year on such and such subjects ; so many ar
The sacred appel- of decease need not be specified, lest repeated on Monday the 25th of February, upon the old lations of these streets are emblematical of the charges of murder should be brought against plan, with mostly the old performers and old close alliance which should subsist between the Literary Gasette). If correct tables upon pieces. But as these things of old are eminently Learning and religion. Knowledge confers this plan were to be drawn up for each
of good, nothing disparaging is intended to be power, but power is twofold it may be good, the last
twenty years, I have no doubt that said of them, though they have not prompted it may likewise be evil-and infinite is the the results would approximate so nearly, as to our immediate notice
. If it, however, be true, corruption which ensues when splendid talent enable us, by means of the calculus of pro- as has been remarked, that the enthusiasm for wilfully forgets (alas, that we have seen ex. babilities, to compute the chance of any given these performances is rather on the decline, the amples in our own days !) that
work succeeding, without the slightest re-want of novelty just alluded to might well ac.“ Spirits are finely touched
ference to its merits (a point upon which count for it. A complaint has also been raised But to fine issues."
authors and readers sometimes differ); and against the directors, not quite unfounded, that The Scottish Presbytery have in their late thus we might upon this basis easily found a they introduce performers and compositions Address deplored the growth of infidelity, and Literary Insurance Company. If any public- which ought to be beneath the notice of such attributed it, without "scruple, to the diffusion spirited and opulent individuals should take an institution. In the first of the three conof literature
. But supposing that literature the hint and establish one, they cannot do less certs already given, Haydn's sinfonia, No. 8, bas been the occasion it never can be the than make me a present of at least 500 shares, in E fat, and Beethoven's in C, delighted every cause) of the scepticism which they say pre
Madame Caradori's and Signora Bramvails in Scotland, may we not ask whether this
Yet this highly billa's te, e il has not been mainly owing to the notorious - Pearning being presenting, if the populace should be bou was also charmingly executed. The next we deficiency of the Scottish clergy themselves in cated it might luminoso welehale vaid that internet hotell have to name, as deserving of high encomium, erudition, owing to the very superficial theolo- land temperate.
, if people were all to
is Mr. Oury, for his violin concerto, composed
THE PHILHARMONIC CONCERTS.
But this is a digression.
by Kreutzer and De Beriot. He is a native of | Minstrel Knight, by Dussek, is one of the his appearance until long after the timespecified, this country, a pupil of Kreutzer, Lafont, and prettiest things that can be imagined for the his reception at first was far from cordial : howthe late Kiesewetter. As a solo performer he instrument and voice, and will, we are sure, ever, Mr. Bishop having inade his apology, by appeared here for the first time, and his success become very popular.
stating that Signor De Beguis had no intention was complete. His playing reminded us strongly
of neglecting his duty, and that his tardiness of Kiesewetter, even in a certain trickery of
on the present occasion was owing to some
DRAMA. bowing, in which that great master indulged.
mistake, he was most enthusiastically hailed In the second concert, on the 10th of March, CHANGES of Otellos, Tancredis, Crociatos, and from Il Barbiere, and the third, “ a Composer
and encored in three successive pieces, - two the symphonies and overtures of Mozart, Haydn, occasionally Clemenzas, which have formed the and Beethoven, were excellent; and the same must be said of Beethoven's violin quintett in chief varieties of the past season here, offer little giving directions to the Orchestra,” which he
sung with great spirit and animation. Madame C, by Messrs. Mori, Watts, Moralt, Lyon, and for criticism, and our notices have consequently Pasta and Mademoiselle Brambilla sang the duet Lindley. Respecting Mr. J. B. Cramer's con. been brief. The silly fuss made by the parti- of “
Questo cor ti giura amore,” by Rossini, certo on the pianoforte (strangely enough by into the discussion of the very important points sang, “ Deeper and deeper still,” from Jephtha,
sans of Pasta and Velluti has not tempted us exquisitely, and were encored. Mr. Braham himself and Mozart), there was not that unani. mity of opinion which we have witnessed on
at issue bettveen them : the public must, we with much pathos ; and the popular song of former occasions. According to our judgment, think, be sick of the frivolous subject, which " Nelson” in such a spirited style, that it was he was as elegant as ever, but certainly less The malignity of some of the many paragraphs, the ballad of "O softly sleep, my baby boy;"
. has absolutely filled many newspaper columns. enthusiastically encored. Miss Shirreff sang effective. A greater failure than the scena, however, deserves reprobation ; such, for in- with her usual sweetness and expression. At “Per pietà,” by Madame Klingner, a German lady, was perhaps never heard.
stance, as one which has gone the round of the the end of the first part of the performance, The third concert, on the 24th inst., opened journals, announcing that “Madame Pasta wil Monsieur Vogt, from Paris, played a fantasia with Beethoven's magnificent sinfonia in c shortly appear in a new opera, La Sposa Infi.
on the oboe, in ch the air « Sweet home" minor ; and the enthusiasm with which the dele, composed expressly for her by Richeraud, whole audience expressed their delight, more
was introduced with great taste and execution. the insinuated slander of which must disgust
We must not forget to mention the orchestral than balanced the disappointment they had every candid mind. to endure from Onslow's quintett, played by
In the dancing department there has been a gone very well at these concerts: the overture
performances, which, generally speaking, have Messrs. Weichsel, Watts, Oury, Lindley, and very pretty divertissement produced : no grand to Euryanthe and Romberg's overture had & Dragonetti. Much of this disappointment is ballet, spectacle, or ballet d'action, however, to
remarkably fine effect on Wednesday, certainly to be charged to Mr. Onslow, other gladder our eyes—but pure French dancing; wise an excellent composer ; but some part of it so very French indeed, as to surpass our powers
GRIMALDI, senior, the best actor, perhaps, also to Messrs. Weichsel and Dragonetti, who of apprehension.
that ever contented himself with the name of were occasionally out of time. Miss Childe, from after Easter. Laporte is now at Paris con- last Monday week at Sadler's Wells. He was
Every exertion is making to produce novelty Clown upon the English stage, bade it farewell the Royal Academy of Music, was deservedly cluding his treaty with the ineffable Sontag, far superior to the best performers in his line received with the most encouraging applause. who is to make
her debut in La Donna del Lago that we ever saw; for, besides the extravagant Madame Puzzi gave less satisfaction, especially in the trio “ Cruda sorte,” with Miss Childe Pasta and she are to be brought out together. powers of feature and muscle which are not
De Begnis is to appear with Zuchelli. The uncommon in the tribe, he possessed a rich and Mr. Braham.
idea of bringing over Pisarme is, we are told, fund of genuine comic humour, and a ready
abandoned. THE MELODISTS' CLUB.-This Musical
wit to apply it. Such matters as the oyster Society, for the encouragement of native me.
crossed in love, were, fią his hands, irresistibly lody and ballad compositions, has announced a Obr, or Three-fingered Jack, has been revived laughable ; and we regtet to hear that ill health, grand concert for next month; and also the here with success.
not years, is the cause of removing one from design of giving medals for the best productions
the dramatic scene, who has contributed so in that style which it is its object to cultivate.
| largely to the innocent amusement of the On Thursday next, it is stated, the Duke of On Saturday an apology was made for Mr. Kean public. Sussex will attend the ordinary monthly meet, in Othello, and the part was undertaken by ing, as a visitor. His Royal Highness's taste Mr. C. Kemble, whose conception and execu
VARIETIES. in music makes this compliment both an honour tion of it as a whole, from beginning to end, Geognosy. Professor Engelhardt, of the to the members, and an act of condescension gave the crowded audience no cause to regret University of Dorpat, has lately made a geogwell calculated to increase the prosperity of the their cheerful acceptation of him as a substi nostic journey among the Oural Mountains, Institution.
The play-bill for Thursday is a droll during which he has examined with the
example of hotch-potch. It announces, in the greatest care the various and extensive mines NEW PUBLICATIONS.
usual way, Othello to be acted (“ to-morrow"), of iron, copper, gold, &c. with which that lofty Thalia : a Selection of Favourite Pieces for the and gives the list of the dramatis personæ,- and extensive range of hills abounds.
Spanish Guitar, by the most eminent Com- " Othello, Mr. Kean; Iago, Mr.Young ; Cassio, Hippopotamus. The head of one of these posers. Selected and Fingered by T. Eulen- Mr. C. Kemble ;” but, as if this were not suffi- mighty animals, well preserved, with the skin stein. Nos. I. to VI. W. Davis.
cient, there appears on the same bill, after the upon it, is to be seen in St. James's Street. MR. EULENSTEIN's extraordinary perform-characters of the farce, a reiteration of the Though curious as an article in a museum ances on the Guimbard, or Jew's-barp, have ex- leading part, viz. “ The public is most re- of natural history, we are afraid it is insufcited very general admiration ; but though his spectfully informed, that Othello will positively ficient for an exhibition. The forms of the exquisite tones and modulations of sound on be repeated to-morrow. Othello, Mr. Kean; teeth and tusks, however, by which the food that instrument shewed that his ear was fine, lago, Mr. Young; Cassio, Mr. C. Kemble.”' is submitted to an operation like grinding, his taste perfect, and his skill in music great, Assurance being thus made doubly sure, it are worthy of remark. it was not so manifest that he was a sweet really happened that the public did not meet Costume of 1828. The First Lord of the composer of original pieces, as well as an ele- with any disappointment.
Treasury and Premier attended the levee on gant arranger of the ideas of others. The
Thursday, in the dress of a Colonel of the present publication, however, of which six
Guards, with white duck trousers !! monthly parts have appeared, affords abundant On Friday last, Madame Caradori Allan graced
We observe, from the Bristol Mirror, that a proof of the latter : we have never heard any the oratorio of the evening; and between the new Altar-piece has been painted by Mr. King selections better adapted to the guitar (of first and second part, Mons. Labarre played for St. Thomas's church in that city. The subwhich instrument Mr. E. is an accomplished a fantasia on the harp, in which he introduced ject is the conviction of St. Thomas; and the teacher), fitter for the hand of learners, or the airs, “ My lodging is on the cold ground,” moment of time which the painter has emmore pleasing in themselves. Their variety is and “St. Patrick's Day;" the variations upon bodied is that of the incredulous apostle expressat once considerable and delightful: Guiliani, which he performed with astonishing execution ing his belief in the identity of Christ, by the Carulli, Diabelli, Dussek, and Weber, are the and spirit, particularly in St. Patrick's Day, energetic exclamation of, “ My Lord and my principal contributors ; and they shine in which he gave in true Irish style, and which God!” The picture is very large, and contains all the changes of march, anthem, air, ro- was encored.
twelve figures, arranged in three groups. “We mance, waltz, ballad, minuet, rondo, and On Wednesday, Signor De Begnis was an- hope,” says the editor, after describing the work, country dance, excellently arranged. The nounced in the bills ; but as he did not makedo that the example thus given by the restry of
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Earl of Shrewsbury's Reasons for Not. Taking the Test, arered; but which natural philosophers have the world of letters. It is said that the elegant author of
Rumours are abroad of another illustrious bonfire in in general ascribed to the effects of lightning many popular works had recently amused himself with METEOROLOGICAL JOURNAL, 1828. falling on a sandy soil, and melting and vitrify- writing a small volume entitled Familiar Epistles from
Barometer From 34.
29.45 to 29.14 ing the sand to a greater or less depth. All Captain Rock
to his Majesty the King; that this volume Thursday.. 20
was printed ; and that the whole impression (5000 copies) Friday drabt on the subject is now removed, by similar was put into the flames on the eve of publication, in con- Saturday tubes having been seen instantly formed in sequence of a legal opinion signed by a certain eminent Sunday.... 23
barrister and statesman, to this effect : “there is libel in Monday places where lightning has fallen. M. Fiedler, every sentence, and sedition in every page:"--no, not the Tuesday · young German philosopher, has collected whole impression; for, strange to say, this story comes to us Wednesday 26 several in Germany, which he has presented, copy now in the possession of an eminent wit and critic of
from Edinburgh, where our informant saw and perused a Prevailing wind N. and S.W. through M. Arago, to the French Academy.
Generally clear; frequent hail storms. “ the north countrie." Our friend adds, that the supThey are remarkably large : one is above nine pressed work is as remarkable for
its wit as for its wicked- Edmonton.
CHARLRS H. ADAMS. teen feet long. It is difficult to conceive how late cabinet excited, in particular, his highest admiration,* Longitude .... 0
ness. Captain Rock's account of the breaking-up of the Latitude...... 51° 37' 32" N. the discharge of an electrical cloud can melt and that chapter, he says, might be, and ought to be, given and vitrify a mass of sand so dense. A similar to the public. Mr. Lockhart has nearly completed his Life of Robert
TO CORRESPONDENTS. effect could scarcely be produced by the most Burns, for Constable's Miscellany; and for those who are
O At the conclusion of the first quarter of 1828, we intense furnaces.
already possession of the best editions of the poet's beg particularly to suggest to our new subscribers the exMonument to the Memory of George III.— style, is also preparing. Both editions are to be embel year, if they wish to preserve perfect volumes of the
works, a small impression in octavo, in Ballantyne's best pediency of making good their preceding Nos. for the A meeting of the subscribers to this monument lished with a full-lengin portrait of Burns, engraved by Literary Gazette. The constant increase of its circulation has been summoned to the Thatched House, for Miller after Naysmith.
soon absorbs the extra provision made by the publisher in Best Wednesday; when it is proposed to ap- announced his intention of destroying some of the copper-ments to our friends
on the one
hand, and the great exThe proprietor of Robson's Views of English Cities has anticipation of that demand ; and to avoid disappointpropriate the fund which has been realised. plates, after 800 impressions on small
paper are worked. pense of many reprints on the other, is the object of the Though not adequate to the grand original value of the whole work, protect the property of the ori occasionally (once or twice in a twelvemonth, perhaps) a
This is certainly a laudable procedure to preserve the present notice. We observe from advertisements, that design, it is sufficient, we understand, for án ginal subscribers, and secure the credit of the artists and complete set of the Gazette gets into the market at an adatament to the metropolis, and a grateful proprietor.
vanced price; and that volumes from the earliest period tribute to our revered king.
Mr. Britton announces a continuation of this publica- at which they can be got, are always in request; and
tion, or rather a new one, to illustrate the Picturesque under these circumstances we are desirous to impress upon Sleelyard.-A new steelyard has been in- Antiquitles of the English Cities, consisting of Views of our recent subscribers the advantage of securing what they rented in France, which is said to possess Castles, Bars or Gates, old Houses, Street Views,
&c. want as early as possible. A very
Melton Mowbray.-L. L. D. is either very ignorant of greater accuracy than the description of that bic Dictionary, by Ellius Bocthor, late Professor of the actual state of affairs
at the Melton," or he is atmachine hitherto in use. One of the improve- Arabic in the Ecole Royale des Langues Orientales at tempting to mislead us.
We do not say that many men ments in the new invention, is the ease with Paris, is now publishing, under the patronage of Clermont of fair repute have not joined in these sports; but we which it can be verified.
Tonnère, by Coussin de Perceval. This work, it is assert, that the general bearing of the system is one of
The divisions, stated, will surpass every ancient and modern Arabic notorious profligacy and base gambling. How well this which are marked on the long arm of the Dictionary extant.
is understood by the best informed may be surmised, beans, begin from a zero point; that is, from Paris, ha uring the approach of the Allied Armies, and from his frail wife because baai Meltonian career has
In the Press.-A Narrative of Memorable Events in when we find the Bench refusing to relieve a husband a point at which the travelling weight places their' occupancy of that city, being
extracts from the placed him out of the pate of legal redress. But Nelton the machine in exact equilibrium, when no Journal of an English Detenu, who made notes of every is not the only source of the corruption which disgraces so Feight is attached to the short arm of the to, Residence car, and Return from, Elba.--Knight's
Mo not merely in morals,
but in honour, is fed by many day's occurrences: also an Account of Napoleon's Journey many in the upper classes of society: the common laxity, bearn This enables the most ignorant persons dern and Antique Gerns, from drawings by C. Vining, &c. causes, and prevails over a circle far too wide for one to judge at once of the correctness of its con with appropriate Mottos and Quotations to each subject. poison-spring. We should, from our observations on life struction.
--The first part of the Bibliographer's Manual, being an and passing manners, be tempted to assert, that truly
Account of Rare, Curious, and Useful Books, published in gentleman-like feeling is rarely to be found except in the Travels_The celebrated traveller Edward or relating to Great Britain and Ireland,
from the Inven- middle ranks—in individuals of good descent, though of Rappel is on the point of setting out for Abys- tices, Cotiations of the farer Canticles, and the Prices at fessions. If the nicer sense of honour reigned in the
tion of Printing; with Bibliographical and Critical No- small fortunes, in the army and navy, and in some prositia, with the purpose of exploring those parts which they have sold in the present century. By William higher ranks, we should have fewer examples of men which have not hitherto been visited by any Thomwhose wobject is to maintain the essential Relation evasions, which souls, lowered by a familiarity with the
Thomas Lowndes.- The Theocratist, a monthly publica- submitting to parliamentary insults, and other similar European. The senate of Frankfort, by an which subsists between Religion and Politics. The turf, the hell, and the effeminacy and vice of fashion, Taanimous resolution, has granted him 1000 Boarding-school and Teacher's Directory; or the Ad: bear with such contemptible fortitude.
Well might Sorins of annual income for
the ensuing seven de education, and of the principal Finishing and Prepa till now bhat the age of swindling and truckling so fully
dresses of best London every Burke say, " not a eight years, as well in acknowledgment of ratory Seminaries for Young Ladies and Gentlemen in superseded it, his former services, as to enable him, agreeably and near the Metropolis.--Country Stories, Scenes, and
The Manchester Lines to an Infant are pleasing, but his wish, to continue his scientific travels Characters, forming a third series of Our Village : by the subject is very trite. Mary Russell Mitford.-Foscari, and Julian, Tragedies :
The work alluded to by a Constant Reader, dated sad researches.
by the same.-A new edition of Kitchiner's Art of Invi- “ India House," was reviewed in our No. 558. Russia. - The University formerly at Abo gorating and Prolonging Life. A new edition, with ad
To the Editor of the Literary Gazette. a on of
Sir,-It was only on Friday that we were informed of, has been transferred to the new capital of the Alps, by the Rey. J. A. Cramer, M.A., and H. L. Wick: and late on Saturday evening before we saw, youndatice Finland, Helsingfors; and is to bear the name ham, Esq.-A Work, in parts, under the general title of to Correspondents in the Literary Gazette of the 15th * Alexander's University."
India, and embracing the most important topics con- instant, accusing us of “ impudent imposition" in giving
nected with that country, by Mr. Rickards.--A Complete an extract as from the Literary Gazette of the 2d of Greek Coining. There are at Hydra and History of an Action at Law, with Observations, proving February, concerning the Novel of ". Uncle Peregrine's Sozzia between twenty and thirty regular the present Practice of the Courts of Law to be Absurd, Heiress." We plead guilty to the mistake of printing zu factories of false money, which are not depenfi Lincoln's Inn. - Moral and Sacred Poetry, se- the paper
we meant to refer to, and which paper we enclose Expensive, and Unjust, &c. &c.: by T. Mayhew, Stu- Literary Gazette instead of Literary Chronicle, which was altoderated, but supported by the members lected from the Works of the most admired Authors, to you, marking the critique
from which we made
the of the government. They coin Spanish dol- Ancient and Modern, by Thomas Willcocks and Thomas extract: but we totally
disclaim any idea of impositionbars, as well as paras, and all kinds of Turkish lating to the Jews : with other Poems on the subject of be contradicted immediately. The concluding paragraph
Horton.- The Harp of Judah ; a Selection of Pieces re- indeed, we should be very weak to attempt it, as it coald Boney; and this false coin is made an object different Religious Societies. A Volume of Miscellaneous of your notice, if referring to us, we totally deny, in the of traffe with the Maltese and the Ionians, who Prose Tales, and Sketches of Society and Manners;
to be most explicit terms.
entitled Waifs and Strays; or, Sceñes of Life and Shades We are, Sir, your most obedient servants, carry it into Egypt and Turkey, there to sell of Character. it again, or to circulate it fraudulently by
Leadenhal Street, 24th March, 1828. mans of their agents.Foreign Journal.
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