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ately on their arrival, His Majesty signified as by the process. The public are, however, wish to hear them again ; and after their gainers, inasmuch as that by the present ar
LITERARY NOVELTIES. performance, was pleased to command their rangement they are enabled to see Miss Foote meeting of the inhabitants of Camberwell and its vicinity
Surrey Literary Institution. – On Monday evening a attendance at St. James's Palace on the fol. in the one, and hear Miss Stephens in the was held at the Grove House tavern, Camberwell Grove, lowing evening. The Masters Schulz have other, et ça vaut toujours beaucoup.
to consider a plan for the erection of a building in which
the Committee might conduct the affairs of the Institution brought over a newly invented instrument,
on a more extended scale than had been hitherto praccalled the Eol-Harmonica, which, in concert
ticable. The Rev. J. Vane, A.M. President of the Society,
VARIETIES. with two guitars, produces a most beautiful
took the chair, and was supported by many of the most
influential residents in the neighbourhood. and surprising effect.
The last bad Puns, &c.—Why is the com. The report of the Committee detailed at great length
pletion of the building of the King's New Pa- the financial state of the Institution, from which it apDRAMA. lace an event to be despaired of ? Ans. Be- peared that the income of the Society was fully adequate
to its annual expenditure upon its present establishment, KING'S THEATRE.
cause it has already had an untimely dome! and that very numerous advantages would result from the On Thursday night Pasta's benefit took place, Why is A the best letter in the alphabet for direction of a spacious and convenient lecture-room, with
library, reading, and conversation-rooms, &c. to defray and an overwhelming audience contributed to a deaf woman? It makes her hear!!
the expense of which it was proposed to issue proprietors' swell her receipts. Pasta and Sontag appeared A French officer, appointed to command a shares at 101. 108. each, the holders of which might
avail together in Otello and Desdemona, and were storming party, to which some of the Irish themselves of all the privileges of the Institution, without evidently performing out of their accustomed brigade belonged, was delivering his opinion gratulated the meeting on the highly prosperous condition walks. Pasta’s part (Otello) is the one usually on the question, whether it was the duty of of the Society, and urged the adoption of the plan as a assigned to Curioni ; and Sontag, in Desde- the commander, on such an occasion, to lead close, a subscription was entered into, and a considerable mona, could not have been placed in a situation the men, or direct them from the rear ;-and sum raised. less suited to her line of talent. Notwithstand - seemed rather inclined to think the latter most from the Latin of Lewis Holberg.--A Manual of Ancient
ing this, the performance went off well ; and, expedient for the benefit of the service. “Bah!” History, considered in relation to the Constitutions, Comindeed, the mere appearance of the two prime cried an Irish officer, “ I'll tell you what, merce, and Colonies, of the different States of Antiquity, donne together, being a sight,” was enough Colonel, It is a custom more honoured in the by A: H: L. Heeren, Professor of History in the University
of Gottingen: translated from the German, in corre to fill the house.* breach, than in the observance."
spondence with the learned Author.
In making the sewer across Piccadilly, the RETIVALS are the order of the day. At gable of the corner house in White-horse-street Drury Lane Colman's “ paw-pair" farce of the gave way; the renainder was, however, sup- Days at Killarney, 8vo. 16. bds-Bainbridge's Fly Fisher's
, .— Gay Deceivers followed on Saturday evening ported by props; and it was remarked, there Guide, second edition, 8vo. 168. bds.---Bennett's Fishes of Cong eeve's “ fie-fie" comedy of Love for Love. was no end to that house.
Ceylon, No. I. 4to. ll. ls. sewed.-Britton's Cathedrals, Were either piece sent in new to the theatre Why does a carter seem fonder of grief than 42, Gloucester, No. 1: ,128. sewed; Architectural Antiat the present day, how the licenser's red ink any other man in England ? He is always cry- nongate, Second Series, 3 yols. post 8vo. 11. 118. 6d. bds. and the printer's black would low in judgmenting, “ Come hither wo !”
-Jowett's Sermons, 2 vols. 12mo. 108. bds.-Stewart's against it! But the ancient and the dead may The surgeons et Horsemonger Lane have, it 36. bd. bds.-- The Mortimers: or, Vale of Machyullaeth,
Sermons, 8vo. 108. 60. bds.-Bartlett's Discourses, 12mo. sin with impunity.t Shakespeare's Taming is said, changed their professions, and turned 3 vols. 12mo. 11. 18. bds.-Atherstone's Fall of Nineveh, of the Shrew was revived on Thursday evening, blacksmiths. Their first work was in the way Poems, rep. s. 6d. bds.—Recollections of Royalty, by with music composed and selected by Mr. Bra- of Cast Irons.
C. C. Jones, 2 vols. 8vo. 1l. 58. bds.-Continental Travelham and Mr. T. Cooke, as a makeshift for the Among the causes lately tried in the King's ler's Oracle, by Dr. Eldon, 2 vols. fcp. 158. bds.—Pelham; airs of Mr. Bishop, whose “ linked sweetness” Bench, was the strange one of Knight v. Darke. 97, the Adventures of a Gentleman, 3 vols. post 8vo.
17. , was so “ long drawing out,” that the manager The damages were nominal.
Vol. III. 8vo. 148. bds.-Dialogues on Prophecy, 8vo. 148, lost his patience, and the composer gave up his Why did a fat fellow, dreadfully squeezed bds.-Village Plans and Domestic Sketches, 12mo. 58. bds. engagement. We will deliver our important in going in to the Opera, become very com- and Purchasers of wine, 12mo. 58. cloth.-Letters
from opinion respecting this revival in our next No. plimentary to the ladies ? The pressure made Cambridge, post Hvo. &. bds. The Cambist's ComAt Covent Garden the rival Aladdin has also him flatter.
pendium, royal 8o. 203. bds. been revived, with a label in his mouth like What is the slight difference between a that of the Black Bear in Piccadilly—“ I am warrior and an infant ? The one is in and METEOROLOGICAL JOURNAL, 1828. the original.” The Drury Lane opera having the other under arms.
May. been turned into a melo-drama, the Covent Price of Musical Talent. A letter from Thursday .. Garden melo-drama has been transformed into Vienna mentions, that the celebrated violin- Saturday
30.07 an opera. We do not think either has benefited player Paganini is giving concerts there, Sunday
47. • It is pretty well known, we believe, to all who
attend each of which brings him above 600 forins Monday: Mr. Ebers, was a loser to a fearful extent by this concern, this for the encouragement of those who do the Opera, and to many who do not, that the late manager, convention money, i. e. 6001. We mention Wednesday 14
71. and that his bankruptcy was the consequence of his en
Wind variable; prevailing N. and S.W. gagements connected with it. The responsibility of a lessee not pillage Mr. Bull.
Generally clear, a little rain on the 10th. of the Opera is so extensive, and the success of the best
CHARLES H. ADAMS. During the last few days Messrs. Stewart, Latitude...... 51° 37' 39" N. management so precarious, that any one who engages
3 51 W. of Greenwich. and fails in the perilous enterprise, is entitled to all the Wheatley, and Adlard, have been selling the Longitude.... 0 assistance that can be rendered him by those to whose very extensive and valuable library of Thomas tastes the undertaking was to minister. we think the late manager stands. His shipwreck has Edwards, Esq. of Halifax. We have seldom
TO CORRESPONDENTS. been a total one.
seen a more complete collection belonging to a The object of these remarks is to impress on our readers private individual; and some of the best
Declined, C. F. S. the justice of affording Mr. Ebers some slight compensa
Armigo's advice cannot be taken. What he and his tion for his losses, in the easiest and most appropriate way,
are finely illusti ted. The prices, though con- friends object to enables a journal to be at great expense hia benefit at the King's Theatre. The produce would siderable, have not appeared extravagant : the in obtaining variety of information, not the less valuable it is true, be trifling, compared to the amount of his losses ; sale continues.
. but it could not fail to be of service; and the testimony
X. Y. Z. at our office. it would afford of public sympathy would be worth some
The number of the new works that have
For the present we can only thank T. H. S. C. thinz: La Porte, who is, we believe, a liberal man, been published at the last Easter fair at Leip- We shall endeavour to reply to a number of correwould of course permit the use of the house, om being zig, as stated in the annual fair catalogue, spondents, who require private letters, in the course of the performers, would, we are sure, contribute their ser- amounts to 3234, viz. :-2852 books, including Vice gratuitously.
upon us at this busy period, will, we trust, be our The managers of foreign theatres, it is known, have
smaller works, as pamphlets ; 191 novels and apology, even to the most urgent of them. aid from their governments, under whose control and tales ; 37 dramatic pieces, whole collections The mass of interesting matters of a temporary nature, protection the theatres are, and are thus secured against counting each for one number ; 116 maps, relating to general literature, the fine arts, scientific prose here, it is because it is considered that the liberality globes, &c.; 33 musical works; 5 games. The the present
hour, has compelled
us this week to abridge of the public supersedes the necessity of such an arrange- books in foreign modern languages, exclusive our Review, though so largely occupied by one popular mrent. We should be glad to see this opinion confirmed, of the preceding list, amount to 336.
Pelham, the Croppy, Ward's Mexico, opportunity of practically evincing its truth cannot be works eminently good, Professor. Beck men- ably postponed besides many articles of a miscellaneous pointed out, we think, than the one we have suggestel. tions, Ehrenberg's Natural-Historical Journey character. We had fallen here into the vulgar error of believing in Egypt; Mailath's History of the Magyari
ERRATUM.—In the account of Captain Kater's paper ke was no more. While this was passing through the (Hungarians); Lancizolle's History of the Rise of the Literary Gazette, at line 34 the telescope of the press, however, a friend remarked to us, that George Col- of the Prussian Monarchy; Salvandy's History collimator is by mistake stated to be 40 inches long, which
nan the Younger could not possibly be dead yet, as he of King Sobiesky. The number of publishers been stated that its focal length is 8 inches, and its aperknew, from the best authority, that his publisher expected him to " and his Life" in the course of a few weeks. is stated at 401.Beck's Repertorium.
ture 1 inch and a quarter.
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reside under them by names indicative of the Marmora, four; and the base (i. e. the wall and Dr. Walsh set out from Constantinople on estimation in which they hold them. The fortifications) five miles: extending from sea to the 28th of October, to traverse the route which Greeks Yeshir, or slaves, as they were con- sea, and terminating in the Seven Towers." Darius pursued in his memorable expedition sidered to have forfeited their life at the taking The narrative continues to rise in interest. against the Scythians 2300 years ago, and that of Constantinople, and hold it ever since on “We now arrived at the Top Kapousi,* or Gate which the Russians have already taken, and sufferance; the Armenians Rayas, or subjects, of the Cannon, which was the gate where Ma. are again taking, in their march against the as they were never a conquered people, but homet entered the devoted city. It is called Ottoman Porte. Like an agreeable traveller, merged insensibly into the population of the Top Kapousi, because the Turks have set over he tells us, as he proceeds, many anecdotes empire ; but the Jews they call Mousaphir, or it some large globes of granite, such as they use suggested by the different places which he visitors, because they sought an asylum among for balls in their immense pieces of ordnance ; visits; he revives recollections of ancient his-them. They treat them, therefore, as visitors, and they have placed them here to commetory; he illustrates the numismatics, geo- with kindness and hospitality." All the sub- morate the spot where they entered and took graphy, botany, antiquities, &c. that occur jects of Turkey, who are not surks, are loosely possession of this capital of the Christian world. throughout his path ; and his classical allu- called Rayas.
At some distance, in front of this gate, is an sions fill up the measure of what is justly styled The author also notices a different matter in artificial mound, called Maltepe, which I pleasant reading, in way at once so copious Constantinople, which may form a feature in ascended. The summit commands a magni. and amusing, that we admire the extent of his its immediate destinies. We allude to a cis. ficent view of the city, the sea of Marmora, and information, and are delighted by his fashion tern mentioned by Gillius, which Dr. Clarke the country for a very great extent all round of communicating it. It resembles the easy searched for in vain, but which our author dis. it. Here it was that Mahomet displayed the and unconstrained conversation of a person of covered, and found it exactly as described by standard of his prophet, and directed the attack great natural and cultivated talents; and variety him. “ We entered (says he) a private house, on this side.” The author then expresses his and instruction are the results of the out. descended a deep flight of steps, and found our- admiration at the resistance offered by the pourings. Without further preface, we come, selves on the borders of a subterranean lake, disheartened Greeks, which he imputes to the however, to the journey, the Pisgah of which extending under several streets. The roof was genius and spirit of one individual, and says : is not of the most tempting kind.
arched and supported by 336 magnificent mar. “ That one man was Constantine Palæo. “ Conceive (says the author) travelling ble pillars ; a number of tubes descended into logus. The name of Constantine occurs more through a country in winter, where, generally the water, and supplied the streets above ; the frequently than that of any other in the his. speaking, there are no roads, no carriages, no inhabitants of which, as Gillius justly observes, tory of the lower empire: it was borne by inns, no suppers, and no beds! The only did not know whence the water came—' In- fourteen emperors ; but they were all marked roads are beaten pathways, made by one horse-colas ignorare cisternam infra ædes suas posi- by imbecility, except the first and the last_he man and followed by another, and every man tam.' Of all the reservoirs which the prudent who founded the empire, and be in whom it may make one for himself if he pleases. The precautions of the Greek emperors established, terminated. The details given of this teronly carriages are wooden planks, laid upon this is the only one which now exists as a cis mination, and of the character and conduct of rough wheels, called arubas, drawn with cords tern; and such is the apathy and ignorance of him who endeavoured to avert or delay it, by buffaloes, which are seldom used except for the Turks, that they themselves, it appears, are particularly affecting; and his devotion burdens. The only inns are large stables, did not, in the time of Gillius, three hundred of himself to the cause of his country, when where nothing is to be had but chopped straw. years ago, and do not at present, generally it could no longer be preserved, and seeking The only suppers are what you may pick up on know of its existence. The Turk through death in the midst of his enemies, are worthy the road, if you are so fortunate, and bring it whose house we had access to it, called it Yeré of the best ages of Greece or Rome. The to where you stop for the night; and the only batan Sarai, or the Subterranean Palace; and breaches which remain in the wall for a con. beds are the chopped straw in the stable, or a said, that his neighbours, whose houses were siderable extent, near this Top Kapousi gate, deal board in a cock-loft over it; and even this, also over it, did not know any thing about it. and which the Turks have never since repaired, in many places, is not to be had. There are, Indeed, from the state of neglect in which the This gate, we observe, from a good map of Constandoubtless, exceptions to this general picture, as walls and every thing about it appeared, it tinople and the adjacent territory, is about the centre of I myself experienced ; but, in the main, it is seemed probable that it had not been visited or harbour to the sea, and is the northern line of defence, true : and such is the actual state of travelling & repaired since the Turks entered Constanti-L and indeed the whole land defence, against attack.-Hil.