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the cheerful season and scenery of summer. I have been chosen for the pious purposes to the Abbey. From the gallery I entered the With melancholy feelings, then, did I proceed which it was devoted. To the north and east refectory, now the grand drawing-room--an in search of this noble relic of conventual is a garden walled in; and to the west the apartment of great dimensions, facing south, times, over which the departed spirit of the upper lake, into which Byron's uncle one day with a fine vaulted roof and polished oak floor, poet has now thrown the mantle of his genius, threw his wife ; and on the borders of which and splendidly furnished in the modern style. and cast a halo of fame, which ages will not are seen the baby forts mentioned by Horace The walls are covered with full-length portraits dissipate. The estate lies on the left-hand side Walpole in one of his letters describing a visit of the old school. As this room has been made of the high north road, eight miles beyond to Newstead. It was here that Byron amused fit for use entirely since the days of Byron, Nottingham; but, as I approached the place, himself with his boat and his dogs, the quali- there are not those associations connected with I looked in vain for some indication of the ties of one of which he has immortalised in it which are to be found in many of the other, Abbey. Nothing is seen but a thick plantation his verses. Of the external appearance of the though of inferior appearance. Two objects of young larch and firs, bordering the road, building, a much better idea may, of course, there are, however, which demand observation. until you arrive at the Hut, a small public. be formed from a glance at a drawing than The first that caught my attention was the house by the way-side. Nearly opposite to from pages of description. On the west side portrait of Byron, by Phillips, over the firethis is a plain white gate, without lodges, which the mansion is without any enclosure or garden place, upon which I gazed with strong feelings: opens into the park. From the appearance drive, and can therefore be approached by any it is certainly the handsomest and most pleasing which the Hut makes in Cary's Road-book, one person passing through the park. In this open likeness of him I have seen. The other is a might be led to think it an inn; and being space is the ancient fountain or cistern of the thing about which every body has heard, and situated so near the entrance to the park, of convent, covered with grotesque carvings, and of which few have any just idea. In a cabinet course a convenient place of accommodation having water still running into a basin. The at the end of the room, carefully preserved and for all visitors to the Abbey. It is, however, old church window, which, in an architectural concealed in a sliding case, is kept the celebrated only a small pot-house belonging to the estate, point of view, is most deserving of observation, skull cup, upon which are 'inscribed those and does not afford even one bed. Before the is nearly entire, and adjoins the north-west splendid verses :gate stands a fine, spreading oak, one of the corner of the Abbey. About the mysterious “ Start not,-nor deem my spirit fled," &c. few remaining trees of Sherwood forest, the sound produced at certain times by the wind People often suppose, from the name, that famous haunt of Robin Hood and his asso. on this arch (as mentioned in the thirteenth the cup retains all the terrific appearances of ciates, which once covered all this part of the canto of Don Juan, the whole of which descrip- a death's head, and imagine that they could county, and whose centre was about the do. tion relates to Newstead), I could obtain no

“ Behold through each lack-lustre, eyeless hole, main of Newstead. To this oak, the only information. Through the iron gate which The gay recess of wisdom and of wit :" one of any size on the estate, Byron was opens into the garden under the arch, is seen not at all there is nothing whatever startling very partial. It is pretty well known that the dog's tomb: it is on the north side, upon in it; nothing can be cleaner and less offensive his great uncle (to whom he succeeded) cut a raised ground, and surrounded by steps. in fact, nobody would know, were he not down almost all the valuable timber, partly The verses inscribed on one side of the pe- told, that it was not a common bone bowl. It to pay gambling debts, and partly for pure mis destal are well known, being published with is made of the crown of the head cut straight chief's sake, to injure the property which he his poems; but the lines preceding them are off, so that all the disgusting portion of a skull knew would pass into another branch of the not so—they run thus:

is avoided ; is well polished; its edge is bound family, all of whom, in consequence of his

Near this spot

by a broad rim of silver; and it is set in a neat having killed Mr. Chaworth, had forsaken him.

Are deposited the remains of one
Who possessed beauty without vanity,

stand of the same metal, which serves as a So that when Byron came into possession of

Strength without insolence,

handle, and upon the four sides of which, and the estate, and indeed the whole time he had

Courage without ferocity,

not on the skull itself, the verses are enit, it presented a very bare and desolate ap.

This praise, which would be unmeaning flattery

graved. It is, in short, in appearance, a very pearance. Unluckily he had not fortune enough

If inscribed over human ashes,

handsome utensil, and one from which the to do what has since been done on such an

Is but a just tribute to the memory of

most fastidious person might (in my opinion) enlarged scale, and with so much taste, by the Who was born in Newfoundland, May 1803, drink without scruple. It was always pro. present owner, Lieut.-Colonel Wildman, and And died at Nowstead, November 18th, 1808. duced after dinner when Byron bad com. which alone can render the property intrinsically The whole edifice is a quadrangle, enclosing a pany at the Abbey, and a bottle of claret valuable. The soil is very poor, and fit only court, with a reservoir and jet-d'eau in the mid- poured into it. It was wrought by a man at for the growth of larch and firs; and of these dle, and the cloister still entire, running round Nottingham, who was severely reproved by a upwards of 700 acres have been planted. the four sides. At this time the ground was co-worthy divine not far from Newstead for this Byron could not afford the first outlay which vered with deep snow. The south, now, as I have profanation of the dead. The reply of the was necessary in order ultimately to increase said, the principal front, looks over a pleasure workman, that he should be happy to make a its worth, so that as long as he held it its garden to a small lake, which has been opened similar one out of his head after death, upon rental did not exceed £1300 a year. From the from the upper one since Byron's time. There being equally well paid for the trouble, so gate to the Abbey is a mile. The carriage. were before two lakes, one on the west, which alarmed the reverend gentleman, that he was road runs straight for about 300 yards through is the principal, and another supplied by a taken seriously ill, and confined for a conthe plantations, when it takes a sudden turn stream from it, at a considerable distance lower siderable time to his house. An elegant round to the right ; and on returning to the left, a down to the south-east. The entrance-door library-table is the only article of furniture in beautiful and extensive view over the valley is on the west, in a small vestibule, and has this room that belonged to Byron, and this and distant hills is opened, with the turrets nothing remarkable in it. On entering, I he constantly used. It may here be observed of the Abbey rising among the dark trees became into a large stone hall, and turning to as a matter of course, and a thing applicable to neath. The effect at this spot is admirably the left, went through it to a smaller, beyond the other rooms as well as to this, that the win. managed, and fully compensates for all the dis. which is the staircase. The whole of this part dows of the Abbey originally looked into the appointment at not seeing it sooner. To the has been almost entirely rebuilt by Col. Wild- cloister or quadrangle, and that the present ones right of the Abbey is perceived a tower on a hill, man: indeed, during Byron's occupation, the are of modern date. With this exception, and in the midst of a grove of firs. From this part only habitable rooms were some small ones in not taking into consideration the destruction of the road winds gently to the left, till it reaches the south-east angle. Over the cloister, on the the church and other buildings belonging to the the Abbey. About half a mile from the high four sides of the building, runs the gallery, Abbey, it does not appear that the structure road is another gate, with a wall running east from which doors open into various apartments, has undergone material changes in its exterand west. Here the plantation ceases, and the now fitted up with taste and elegance for the nal form or internal arrangement. Beyond trees, from this forward, are arranged in small accommodation of a family, but then empty, and the refectory, on the same floor, is Byron's circular patches here and there, as if to cover fast going to decay. In one of the galleries study, now used as a temporary dining-room, the nakedness of the land. The Abbey is ap- hang two oil paintings of dogs, as large as life: the entire furniture of which is the same that proached on the north side: it lies in a valley, one a red wolf-dog, and the other a black was used by him: it is all very plain_indeed very low, sheltered to the north and west by Newfoundland with white legs the celebrated ordinary. A good painting of a battle, over rising ground; and to the south, which is now Boatswain. These are the dogs that used to the sideboard, was also his. This apartment, to be considered the front, enjoying a fine drag him out of the lake, into which he would perhaps beyond all others, deserves the attenprospect over an undulating vale. 'It can only purposely fall to try their fidelity. They both tion of the pilgrim to Newstead, as more inbe called open, properly, to the south-west, as died at Newstead.' of the latter, Byron felt timately connected with the poetical existence the land on all the other sides is more or less the loss as of a dear friend. These are almost of Byron. It was here that he prepared for elevated. A more secluded spot could hardly the only paintings of Byron's that remain at the press those first effusions of his genius,

And all the virtues of man without his vices.

which were published at Newark under the road through the park from Papplewick, the her as a very charming, graceful, and highly title of Hours of Idleness. It was here that nearest village to it - and from Annesley, a gifted songstress ; one who must be seen and he meditated, planned, and for the most part village two miles to the west. For a pretty heard with continual pleasure,- and who, wrote, that splendid retort to the severe landscape, the way by Papplewick is best : though she does not excite wonder, keeps ever critique they had called down, which placed but for effect, that by Annesley is decidedly alive the far more grateful sensation of dehim at once among the first poets, and stamped to be preferred. By the former you pass light. In person, Mademoiselle Sontag is ladyhim as the keenest satirist of the day. And through a newly planted avenue to the Abbey, like and feminine ; her form is symmetrical, it was here that his tender and beautiful having on the left the lower and middle and in the happy medium which inclines to verses to Mary Chaworth (afterwards and now lakes, and see the turrets long before you roundness and embon point. Her face is what Mrs. Musters), and many of those sweet pieces arrive. Whereas coming from Annesley, no- may be called Saxon ; complexion and hair are found among his miscellaneous poems, were thing is seen till you are at the top of a auburn, and the cheeks have something of the composed. Then a place of deep and abstracted hill close to the Abbey, when the south German breadth and height of bone ; but her thought—now of merriment and rejoicing; but front of it bursts suddenly on the sight, lips are sweetly pencilled with more than usual the memory of Byron flings over it a charm frowning in gloomy grandeur from below. German beauty. Her eyes are light, soft, and which attracts more strongly than the most It was from this quarter that I first saw it ; very expressive; her demeanour most modest sumptuous banquet. From the study I passed and, putting aside all association of ideas, I and becoming.* Altogether, we might say she through several other rooms, fitted in the mo- thought a more mournful, dreary - looking is a creature to inspire the gentlest feelings of dern style as sitting and bed-rooms for the place never

was beheld.

In winter espe- admiration : neither the ravishingly exquisite use of a family of rank : all extremely neat cially, nothing can be more desolate: the angel she has been portrayed, nor the Cataand tasteful, and kept in beautiful order : bleak country around, the thinness of the po- lani or Pasta of singers ; but an extremely but having been in his time totally unhabit- pulation, and the miserable villages, all im- pretty girl, with fascinating manners and an able, in no way remarkable as concerns the press one with feelings of melancholy. For enchanting voice. Her reception was cordial noble poet. His bed-room is small, and still an abbey, this is so much the better : it would and enthusiastic; nor was the applause less remains in the same state as when he occu- require but little to put it into a state which decisive or warm after she had executed her pied it.

It contains little worthy of notice would realise all our ideas of monastic seclusion. opening cavatina, “Una voce poco fa," which she besides the bed, which is of common size, with Even now, a warm imagination, more especially did in the most delicious style. The character gilt posts, surmounted by coronets. Over on a dismal day, and when no company is of Rosina affords no other opportunity for a the fire-place is a picture of Murray the old there, can easily conjure up the persons and display of musical powers. In the dialogue family servant (now dead), who accompanied habits of its former tenants, and fancy centuries Mademoiselle Sontag maintained her fame for Byron to Gibraltar when he first went abroad. long gone by restored to the earth. With flexibility and sweetness ; and in the fine trio, A picture of Henry VIII., and another por- the addition of the simple manners of old, the “ Zitti, zitti,” she was equally happy. In the trait in this room, complete the enumeration illusion might be complete: but, alas ! in this, concerted pieces throughout, however, she of all the furniture or paintings of Byron's re- morally more than physically, how is the abode was not prominent „this may be a merit; maining at the Abbey. In some of the rooms of sanctity changed! This pile, once the se- but we are used to have the primos and priare very curiously carved mantle-pieces with cluded haunt of those who had retired from mas overpowering their weaker associates. grotesque figures, evidently of old date. In a cor- the world and devoted themselves to God, and Her grand effort was an introduction in ner of one of the galleries there still remained here

the music lesson; and here she gave us some the fencing foils, gloves, masks, and single

“Sought a refuge from the worldly shocks of Rode's variations in a style of unrivalled sticks, he used in his youth. A certain honour.

Which stir and sting the soul with hope, that wooes, brilliancy and melody. It was hardly possible ablo

, M. P., who was once as able a combatant is now the resort of dandy valets and forward to restrain the plaudits of the audience which might perchance recognise these implements grooms, the seat of fashion and its follies, and tumultuous cheering were its just reward. of war, having received from them raps as teenth century taints every nobler feeling of be heard with even greater pleasure in a con.

where the corruption of manners of the nine. Upon the whole, we imagine that Sontag will severe, perhaps, as any he has had within the the heart, and cold formality takes the place of walls of St. Stephen's. In a corner of the cordial benevolence. From the total absence her lower tones, some of her most delicate

cert room; for it appeared to us that some of cloister lies a stone coffin (which may also be remembered by another gentleman, Mr. Sof all accommodation in the neighbouring vil.

touches, and some of her loveliest ornaments, D. -), taken from the burial-ground of the having an invitation to the Abbey to visit crowded theatre. Perhaps, too, she will be still lages, it is very inconvenient for any one not

were lost in the magnitude and buzz of this Abbey.' The ground floor contains some spa- Newstead ; and but few people unacquainted cious halls, and divers apartments for domestic with the possessor have visited the place, nor tice, the necessary pitch for so extensive an area.

more effective when she has ascertained, by pracoffices—many in a state unfit for occupation, is there much encouragement for them to do so. But she needs no apology; for, on the whole, and filled with repairing materials. There is a neat little private chapel in the cloister, the possessor must be subjected by the obtrusive British public. She certainly resembles Fo

I can easily conceive the annoyance to which her talents are well calculated to charm a where service is performed on Sundays. Byron's enthusiasm of the admirers of Byron, and make dor more than any other singer ; and few have sole recreation here was his boat and dogs, and boxing and fencing for exercise, and to prevent to have the place shewn ; but surely he might other characters were well, but not very emi.

every allowance for the reluctance manifested been greater favourites than that lady was. The a tendency to obesity—which he dreaded. His constant employment was writing ; for which

have expected, when he purchased the estate, he used to sit up as late as two or three that, in addition to the numbers who would nently, sustained. Curioni, in the Count, was o'clock in the morning. His life here was

continue to visit the Abbey as a specimen of either careless, or has lost some of his powers, an entire seclusion, devoted to poetry.

by going so often to the Police-office in Maryarchitecture, thousands would be attracted la bonne. Pellegrini, in the Barber, was The present servants' hall was then the

thither by the fame of the poet, and would dining-room : it is a large cold place, paved admiration of posterity, than the property of a it (as he demanded, we are told), would be consider it more as a relic bequeathed to the spirited enough, but we have witnessed'a bet

ter; though £800 to De Begnis, for playing with stone: but was one of the few rooms impervious to the weather. Byron first sold private individual.*

too much, even for a good thing. Di Angeli the estate to Mr. Claughton, for the sum, as

was more than respectable in the Doctor, and I am informed by the then bailiff to it, of


exerted himself to do his best ; Porto capital

KING'S THEATRE. 135,000l. ; and upon the agreement not being

in all that Gasilio gives him to do. At the end, completed, Mr. C. paid forfeit of 25,000l. ;

On Tuesday night, an audience, crowded in the débutante was loudly called for; and being but I do not vouch for the accuracy of this every part, greeted the début of the celebrated led on, between the Count and the Barber, statement. It was then sold to Lieut-Col. Sontag, in the character of Rosina, the heroine made her obeisances

for the flattering applause Wildman for 95,0001.— much more than its of the Barbiere di Seviglia. Premising, that of the whole house. intrinsic value. Notwithstanding all that has this fair stranger has nothing so much to apbeen done, a large sum of money would be reprehend, as the preposterous panegyrics which

A , quired to complete the repairs. During the filled some of the journals previous to her ap- just published by Mr. Ackermann, will, however, make last five years of Byron's minority, the Abbey pearance amongst us, we have to acknowledge her features better known than a hundred descriptions.

It represents her with too much hair at the sides of her was tenanted by Lord De Ruthven for 1001.

• It is a curious coincidence that this Sketch should forehead, and with two giraffe tufts near the crown, a year, for the purposes of sporting. Besides have reached us so as to appear in our Gazette on the eractly as she herself appeared dressed ; and very improthe principal entrance from the high road, anniversary of the

death of Lord Byron.

We propose to perly, for such head-gear was never seen in Spain: any

follow it by a series of papers containing original anecdotes fbarber in Seville would faint at such a sight. the Abbey may be approached by a bridle of his life.Ed.

7-Even at £200 a-night, as is said ?





openings appeared, and volumes of smoke and An English Translation of Manzoni's Romance, the On Monday Adelgitha was revived with Mrs. fire, with eruptions of lava, ensued. These Betrothed Lovers, is printing at Milan.

Preparing for publication, a General Compendium of Duff, and Kean jun. ; but this tragedy, never grand phenomena have continued for some the County Histories of England. very popular, did not recommend itself more time; and many travellers were hastening New German Journals.-Every species of rational titles by the new arrangement. In the Poor Gen- from various parts towards Naples, to witness parently been exhausted, two new ones are announced tleman and other comedies, with very strong them. We do not learn whether the volcano for the present year, under the following foolish names :casts of the characters, the house has been far had sunk into its former quiet when the last 2. Die Teufelszeitung (the Devil's Journal). Edited by

Satanas, the Prince of Darkness; with Contributions more successful, and full to overflowing. Poor accounts came away,

from all the Demons, &c.: Hamburgh, B. A. HerrWieland, the monkey, fell and hurt himself The Tree !--London has been for some years mann. 2. Asmus Omnia sua secum portans. Hamburgh, severely one night; and his part has since been constantly surprised and delighted by a suc- and are to be, as it were, the "Ahriman and Ormuzd of performed by Ridgway.

cession of Trees; and the last, our pretty the West; the former giving an account of all the diaEllen Tree, of Drury Lane, is by no means bleries of man, for a salutary warning; and the other the least worth looking at : but there is a tree cheering in the events of the world.

reporting and treating of whatever is consoling and MR. J. REEVE was regularly transferred from just come from America greater and more In the Press. The Second Edition of the Rev. E. Burthe boards of the Adelphi to those of this theatre wonderful than all the rest, – it is neither ton’s Description of the Antiquities and Curiosities of on Wednesday evening last, and sang, capered, more nor less than a big black walnut-tree, merous Illustrations from Ancient and Modern Writers.and gobbled through the part of the General which upon its native soil

, in the neighbour- An Historical Inquiry into the Relationist Character lately in Bombastes Furioso with irresistible drollery. hood of Lake Erie, was for many years one E. B. Pusey.-An Abridgment of the Rev. H. Soames's He looked uncommonly like a turkey-cock in of the lions most sought after by travellers. History of the Reformation of the Church of England. a scarlet coat, Ramillies wig, and jack-boots, if As it stood, its height, up to the beginning Narrative of a Journey from Constantinople to England, our readers have ever seen one so attired. We of the branches, was eighty feet, and its entire an Ascent to the Summit of Mont Blanc in August last, confess we have not ; but can fancy nothing else height one hundred and fifty : its bark was by John Auldjo, Esq., with Plates, &c. &c.--Detraction like him for either strut or delivery.

But twelve inches thick—its branches, in due pro- Synopsis of Cutaneous Diseases, considerably enlarged, then a turkey-cock cannot sing, -and Mr. portion to its immense size, being three to four and lilustrated by an Atlas of 'Coloured Plátes, edited J. Reeve runs up and down the crow-matic feet in diameter. It measured at the base by Dr. A. T. Thomson, Professor of Materia Medica to scale like a cock of high musical taste and thirty-six feet round. The lower part of this

the University of London. education. He is the very Sontag of burlesque ; tree, up to the height of some nine feet, has

View of the Social Life of England and France, 8vo. and in the encore of “ Hope told a flattering been scooped out, and made into a very splen- 138. bds.-—Bayldon on Poor's Rate, 8vo. 78, 6d. bus.-tale" was evidently obliged to be his own echo, did room, large enough to contain thirty-six Head on Early Rising, 12mo. 5x. bds.-Dublin Medical as “none but himself could be his parallel.” persons ; and this part it is which has been tions on the Practice of Surgery, 12mo. 79. bds.-Philip's In short, this gentleman possesses a fund of brought to England, and which the gentleman Christian Experience, 18mo. bds. --Life of Mansie natural humour of the richest quality; and to whom it belongs has given permission to 17. 116. od. bds: -Noel on the Second Advent, 8vo. 3s

. bds. will have only himself to blame, if public be exhibited. We must not omit to tell Terrot on the Romans, 8vo. 98. bds.—Marshall's Hints favour do not finally accord him a niche in the our literary readers, that a calculation has to Medical Officers of the Army, 8vo. ks. bds Colonel temple of Momus, the next in honour to that been made, by which it has been ascertained Napier's History of the Peninsular War, Vol.

1. 8vo. 11

. of his great prototype, Liston.

that this tree would contain, on shelves pro. 8vo. 11. 18s. bds. - Philip's Christian Experience, or a At this theatre, Sponge, in the Race for a jecting not more than six inches, three thou. Guide to the Perplexed," 18mo. 36. bds. - Thornton's

Fruits of the Spirit, 18mo. 48. bds.--Encouragement to Dinner, has proved himself any thing but sand volumes.

Christian Mothers, 32mo. 60.-Sir Arthur Faulkner's Resecond best; and kept the house in constant The last bad puns in circulation are as fol. ply to Clerical objections against his Rambling Notes, laughter.

low :-When is small beer, not small beer-8vo. 28. Cid. sewed.
(D'ye give it up)? Response : When it is a

METEOROLOGICAL JOURNAL, 1828. SOME private circumstances prevented Yates little tart! - Which is the cheapest way to


From 32. to 52. procure a musical instrument ? Buy sixpen'orth Thursday.. 27 from shewing his theatrical Faces under a of tincture of rhubarb at the apothecary's, and Friday Hood, as advertised last Monday; and the he will give you a phial in. - What insect Sunday... 30

29.75 consequence is, that he is shewing his own would his Majesty mention, if he were Monday face all over the town, in idle pleasures, seeing knighting his coachman ?

April. sights and performances, instead of delighting Cochineal !!!

Wednesday 2 all the town by his talents.

Flying. A fellow has been gulling the town Wind variable, prevailing N.E. ENGLISH THEATRE IN PARIS. for the last few days, by giving out that he storm of hail on the 29th ult.

Generally clear; a little rain on the 28th, and a heavy MR. MACREADY appeared for the first time would fly over Westminster Hall, &c., after before a Parisian audience in Macbeth, and, the manner of Icarus. One of the crowd, April.

Thursday .. 3 From 31. as was to be expected from his powerful man. waiting for this sight on Westminster Bridge, Friday ner of acting, with very great effect.

The inquired of a neighbour, “ Pray who was Saturday French critics do not discover in him those Icarus?" to which the reply was, " the son of Sunday

Monday... faults which some of our contemporaries at Diddle-us, I believe.”

Tuesday, home are so apt to find ; but with them, the

Wednesday gentleman and scholar off the stage, appears to


Wind variable; prevailing N. and N.W. be one of the ablest actors of the age upon it. We hear that Mr. Jacob has in the press a volume

Except the 6th and 8th, generally cloudy, with ra n. of Tracts on Subjects connected with the Corn Trade and Corn Laws; comprehending, besides his Second Re- April.

port, ordered by the House of Lords, with Notes, an Thursday.. 10 VARIETIES.

Account of the Commerce of the Black Sea and Sea of Friday Electricity.

- Various experiments which Azoff, especially as regards the Trade in Wheat and the Saturday .. 12 have been recently made on heat and electri- Agriculture

of the Districts of that part of the Russian Sunday.... 13

Territory; and Observations on the benefit to be obtained Monday city, render it probable that during the dilata- by the Application of Pauper Labour to Poor Soils, as Tuesday, tion of bodies there is an absorption of electri. exemplified in the Colonies for the Indigent and for Wednesday 16 Orphans in the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Wind prevailing S.W. city; and an emission of it during their con- The Rev. F. A. Cox, LL.D. is preparing a Translation Excepi the 14th, generally cloudy, with frequent heavy traction. of the chief Works of the celebrated Massillon, to be showers of rain. A few claps of thunder in the N.W. on

the 10th and 15th. Gout.—Iodine has lately been exhibited, both issued ip Parts, at moderate intervals of time. internally and externally, in cases of gout, Prose to an eminent Puffer—is said to be on the eve of Edmonton. with considerable success. It has, it is asserted, making its appearance, subdued the most violent paroxysms.

Mr. Frederic Shoberl has nearly ready for publication a Longitude .... 0

duodecimo volume, entitled, the Present State of ChrisFossil Remains.—A fossil portion of the jaw tianity, and of the Missionary Establishinents for its Pro

TO CORRESPONDENTS. of a beast of prey has lately been discovered in pagation in all Parts of the World.

There is preparing a work on the Present State of the The letter froin Hull relative to the attack on New the plaster-quarries of Montmartre, which is Tenancy of Land in England and the principal Counties Orleans, was too late for this week. strictly analogous to that of an animal in Van of Scotland and Wales, made from a recent Survey, with We do not know which is the best guide to a Swiss tour. Diemen's Land - the didelphis cynocephala.

the Customs now most prevalent in the several Counties ERRATUM. - In our notice of the Bull of Benedict

between Landlord and Tenant, and incoming and out against Charles VI. in our last, the year 1607 was printed Vesuvius. _ This mountain, after several going Tenant. In this work, the Mode of Farming as by mistake for 1407; indications, began to display great volcanic now practised, and the Implements of Husbandry in use, By some oversight, an Advertisement different from activity on the 14th of March. Several new explained by a brief Notice.




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This day is published, price Six Shillings,

Daniell on Meteorology.

This day is published, 2d edition, in 8vo. price 18s.
Connected with Literature and the Arts.

Contents.-I. Papal Domination in Spain--II. Chinese Novels

OBSERVATIONS; embracing, among others, the INSTITUTION.

tin's Poetical Works_V. Goethe's Helena-VI. Chateaubriand's sphere--On the Climate of London--On the Trade Winds, consi. The Nobility, Friends, and Subscribers, are respectfully inform later Productions-VII. Botta's Histories and Historical Vera dered with regard to Mr. Daniell's Theory of the Constitution of ed, that the Thirteenth Anniversary Festival will be celebrated city-VIII. Geijer's Records of Sweden, Northern Mythology-the Atmosphere, by Captain Basil Hall, R.N. F.R.S.-On Eva. in Freemasons' Hall, on Friday, the 25th instant.

IX. Modern Roman Festivities-X. Kortum; Republican Con- poration, as connected with Atmospheric Phenomena-On Clie The Right Hon. LORD GRANTHAM in the Chair. federacies of the Middle Ages XI. Moallaka: Arabian Poetry : mate, considered with regard to Horticulture On the Oscilla. Stewards.

State of Oriental Literature in Germany-XII. Agathias; the tions of the Barometer-On the Gradual Deterioration of Baro. Right Hon. the Earl of Aber. R. Lauder, Esq.

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