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result. Of this, M. Le Commissaire de Po- sent my Krooman to a neighbouring brook for the sheep gave to Cut-throat to kill, who lice seemed aware, as, after having pro- water, with which I commenced washing, as well supported his claim to the cognomen, nounced the words ordres supérieurs, régle- well as the want of every thing necessary from the able and dexterous manner he permens, in a stentorian tone, he at length con- would allow, to the no small amusement of formed that office on the devoted animal : in sented to the reappearance of the charming some dozens of women and children who sur. about five minutes it was skinned, quartered, singer, who received the redoubled shower of rounded me, uttering the most ear-piercing and hung up in my cabin. Two quarters I praise with the utmost grace of acknowledg- yells. In the mean time I had set my fellow- sent to the Coco la Co, intending the other ment, and un baiser le plus gracieux calmed traveller to prepare a fowl, which was given two for our dinner, the Krooman assuring me in some measure the frenzy of the spectators. us for breakfast. This was soon done; thre he could eat one himself, and assist me in The divine Pasta (as she is termed here) was natives first of all pulling every feather out of despatching the other. Matters thus arranged expected to replace Madame Malibran; but it the fowl while alive, then killing it, and placing for the day, I took my leave of the chief, and appears English gold outweighs Parisian acu- it on the embers of last night's fire for a few started with Incledon and my fellow-traveller lation.-Macready is now the sole point d'al- minutes, and finally giving it to me barely sod- up the mountain, accompanied a short distance trail: if he sometimes plays to less crowded den. In cooking their fowls and mutton, I have by the whole strength of our little community. benches, it is not that admiration is cooled, often seen them eat them hardly warm through. Our route was about south, leading to the but that heat is increased ; and as yet the pub- As yesterday, the Coco la Co sent me a sup, summit of one of the lower ridges of the great lic are not incombustible.

ply of boiled yams and topé, on which I mountain, about five miles from its longitudi. Owing to the King of Bavaria's encourage- breakfasted. Being desirous to proceed this nal base. After leaving the chief's residence, ment of arts and sciences, many of the literati day as far as possible up the mountain, II saw but one small village of about a dozen are about to visit that country, where they proposed to Cut-throat and Incledon to start huts, with the exception of two by the side of expect a more discerning public will reward at once, as they had last evening promised a yam store, far up the hill. After walking the toils of their imagination. Indeed, it is to accompany me. This proposition met a a mile I found the palm-trees get scarce, most true that genius is crushed here; for if, decided negative, and I was told I must wait, a' thick impervious brushwood arising every unfortunately, a young man has not a fame as the Coco la Co wished to see me. After where around me. Our road now for miles established, or money to make it, in vain be stopping some time, I endeavoured to go to lay up a tortuous rugged steep, requiring no may address himself either to booksellers, ency- wards the hut of the chief ; but this was not trifling exertion to surmount it. I observed but clopedists, managers of theatres, &c. &c. un- allowed. Determined by some means to see few yam-stores in my ascent; what yams I less he knows all the by-ways and under-ways my friend Yapā, (the chief's name), I pretend- saw in them, and they were not a few, were of of intrigue, and will clip, change, modify, and ed to want a stroll about the court-yard, a party the same small, unsavoury appearance with betray his own sentiments, according to the of my last night's companions aitending me. those given me to eat, when compared with caprice of his protector ; - 1 ought to except Taking advantage of their going into a hut to those we get from the country round Clarence, scandal, this is a ready-money traffic, and visit a sick man, I gave them the slip, making which are an average from seven Bcarcely ever refused by the lords of the press. all possible haste to the Coco la Co's hut. twelve pounds. I have weighed many which

This morning the heart of the famous Gretry Getting over the rails in the rear of it, I crept have turned the scale at eighteen pounds, was removed from the hermitage of J.J. Rous- on my hands and knees to the front, to prevent whilst those I saw in these stores did not seau at Montmorency, and is to be conveyed being seen by any of the natives. I then moved average more than four pounds each. Whether to Liege, there to be deposited.

as gently as I could a large board, which was this discrepancy arose from a difference of soil, An historical picture, representing Charles X. placed at the entrance as a door. With all or whether the cold nocturnal breezes which at Rheims, by a M. Delavel, in which all my caution, however, I made noise enough to sweep down the mountain, check their growth, the grandees in the composition are to be por. awaken my friend, who lay in the first or outer I am unable to determine; but certain it is, traits, is in an advanced state. The Dauphin apartment, in the middle of about a dozen there is a vast and striking contrast, both gave a sitting the other day to the artist, who women. He immediately arose and came in size, appearance, and taste, between the is highly spoken of as an excellent painter. It towards me, apparently much angered. Aware productions of the two soils. About two miles was reported the picture was to be exhibited of the necessity of securing his good-will, I from the summit of the ridge, we lost all trace in London, but I rather doubt the authenticity retreated to a short distance from the door, of paths. Incledon now became excessively im. of the report.- I believe (for in this world of and on his approach went towards him, and portunate for me to turn back ; but being dedoubt it is dangerous to affirm,) that the child caught him by the hand, giving him to under- termined, if possible, to get a glimpse of the bearing the words “ Napoleon, empereur,” in stand I was come for the sheep he promised sea on the southern side of the island, on I its eyes, is shortly to set out for the British me last night, thinking it the best mode of went, forcing my way as well as I could metropolis. I saw it the other morning, and averting his wrath. Finding I had succeeded, through the brushivood. It was with difficulty am now convinced of the existence of the fact. by perceiving a smile on his generally morose I got Incledon forward, he repeatedly calling

I forgot to mention, that they talk of shoot. countenance, I ventured to propose my going my attention to the vertebræ of a spake he had ing passengers across the channel by means of with him into his hut, to partake of some tope about his loins, and pointing to the high grass a large pistol charged with tow, as a speedier together. This would not do-he promptly around us, wished me to believe we should method than the subterranean blow-pipe. informing me he would send me some when be bitten by them if we advanced farther.

the sun was up; for they always calculate Nothing but the most pressing entreaties and ARTS AND SCIENCES.

their time by the inclination or declination of promises of reward could induce him to persethat orb. I then, as a dernier resource, re- vere, and then he kept largely in my rear;

quested permission, by first pointing to the in- whereas, until now he had invariably preceded Journal continued: Ascent of the Central side of the hut, and then placing my fore-finger me. When within a short distance of the acMountain.

on my eyes, (their manner of asking us to let complishment of my views, my efforts were Tuesday, December 4th...At day-break thi them see any thing), to let me look at the in- nearly being put a stop to, by my Krooman im. morning was awoke by Cut-throat shaking me side of his dwelling. To this proposal I received bibing my conductor's feelings, and joining with violently. Found myself almost frozen, so a peremptory refusal, Mr. Coco taking me by the him in persuasions not to proceed. Not heeding bitter cold had the night been. Though hand, and leading me to my own hut, where their entreaties, I however pressed on for some wrapped up in a blanket, and having all my he gave me in charge of Cut-throat and Incle- distance alone, the country around me being coclothes on, every joint in my body was be-don, whom he had called in, and appeared to vered with brushwood, with plots of large forest. numbed. My poor Krooman made the most chide for allowing me to approach his seraglio. trees. After an arduous task, I succeeded in bitter lamentations, stating he had not been A short time after this, the chief sent for and getting a distinct view of the sea, on the south. able to close his eyes all night, so extreme presented me with a sheep, at the same time ern side, to my no small gratification and to him had been the cold throughout. He giving me to understand, that on our return delight, imagining myself to be the first En. did not appear at all to relish his situa. to Clarence to-morrow, (pointing in that direc- glishman that had ever been permitted to go so tion, wishing to return immediately to Clar- tion), he should expect boullio of the length far into the interior. The country round ence : it was with difficulty I could pacify of his arm. To this I assented apodictically, about this spot I found much the same as that him. The natives, I perceived on waking perceiving that nothing was given without the of my last two miles. Wishing much to have once or twice in the night, were huddled as expectancy of a return being made. The advanced a mile or two in the direction of the

close to the fire as it was possible to get without sheep was then made fast to my wrist, (this peak of the mountain, it was with much chagrin, - burning themselves. They lay on the bare is their usual manner of presentation), and 1 and no small regret, that I was compelled to

ground, with a block of wood for a pillow, was stroked down from head to foot three times retrace my steps homewards, my conductor encircled in each other's arms. On rising, il by the chief --not a very pleasant ceremony. positively refusing to allow me 'to advance.




The peak I found to be nearly parallel to the Masters of Arts.-G. J. Pennington, J. Wilder, H. Bat- tained by Warburton and Orton, that it is a

, , P. eastern extremity of the island, which may, lege: E. Ventris, W. H. Wayne, J. Dunningham, J. Lee, poem of the dramatic form, composed by one I think, be called its longitudinal base, it E. W. Peshall

, J. Morley, W.F. Hamilton, H. E. Beville, of the prophets during the period of the caphaving a gradual ascent from that point, run. B.Barlow Hits Wilkinson, FjSmith, St. Peter's tivity. Having adduced his reasons for re

College; S. Crowther, C. Randolph, Ruspini ning about E.S.E. From my greatest height, Paske, J. N. Calcraft, D. Ashburnham, R. Davies, w.Wil: ceiving the Book of Job as an authentic narthe ascent towards the apex appeared so preci- liamson, R. C. Burton, Clare Hall; C. Jeaffreson, B. w. rative, relating to a real historical character,

, C. , Mathews, H. Hargreaves, J. pitous, and intersected with so many ravines, Evans,"). P. Byde, Pembroke ali ; "c. Borton, w. c: he proceeds to establish the following points :as, in my humble opinion, to baffle all human Twiss, H. Cape, H. Richardson, C. A. Brook, G. Cold- that Uz, the country of Job, was in the exertion to reach the peak from this quarter. ham, J. B: Reade, D. Mande, Caius College; A. Hussey, eastern part of Idumea, and contiguous to the

, J. , The view from this spot was one of delight and Cock, 11. Calthrop,

J. E. Everitt, J. Howard, Corpus southern border of Judea ; that the particular admiration. The stupendous, magnificent, and Christi College; J. Sturges, R. P. Roupell, R. Thomp- city of the patriarch's residence was Bozrah ; diversified objects around me engaging my son

. Buildealsos, Tripicole Es. Johnstone. W: Garden and that Job, whom we are led to seek among

W. , J. Bishton, F. S. Flood, H. D. , W. whole attention. The mighty Cameroons, M. Praed, J. H. Hawkins, H. W. Bucke, J. Yong, H. the Idumean princes, was the same as Jobab, with the far-spreading continent of Afric's Bateman, E. Davies, W.J. Pinwell, W. Barry, J. Pratt, mentioned as one of the kings of that country sultry shore, and the still, cerulean sea on one Puget, W. H.' Marriott, K. Andrews, E. St. Aubyn,

C. M. Macleod, E. H. Cropley, F. C. Knowles, J, H. in the 36th chapter of Genesis. This supside, with the no less majestic mount of Fer- L. H. Bland, T. W. Helps, W.J. H. Colquhoun, w. H. position being admitted, the era of the pa. nando Po, with its delightful groves of palms, Torriano, F. Hildyard, A. Hanbury, A. T. Malkin, triarch's afflictions must be placed about 1923

, , J. H. Hill, and gently sinuous declinations, to the far- son, T. F. Hall, w. H. Ord, J. Parker, E. Pearson, years B.C. The instruments of those af. spreading Atlantic on the other, were scenes H. G. Trail, H. Lewin, G. Willmore, J. Warne, C. B. flictions were four armies of Chaldæans and which do not every day catch the eye of con- Knight, L. T. Wigram, H. Claridge, L. O'Brien, T. & Sabæans, whose irruption is identified with

, Beales, J. C. Parr, Lambert, E. templative man. To say they were delightful, Ombler,'E. Pearce, L. Gwynne, R.K. Harvey, J. Crocker, the expedition of the four kings, related in the that they were beautiful, would be the expres- A. Lodge, Trinity

College ; T. Ferris, W. H. Greene, 14th chapter of Genesis. From these various sion of a superficial observer. That they were Pooley, F. C. B. Earle, H. Cleveland, c: Cutbush,

J. H. Bright, G. Hepper. T. Nayler, F. J. Spitta, J. H. coincidences Mr. Davies infers, that Job was ennobling, that they were inspiring, would be C. H. Hartshorne, J. F. Isaacson, T. C. S. Kynnersley, no other than that righteous king and priest of the exclamation of a more rational surveyor. * B: Proctor, T: T. Lewis, 7. Newton, E. Wilson, R. the true God to whom Abraham, after rescuing

Qusby, W. , , J. Metcalfe, S. Donne Incledon now pressing my return, we com- 1. CX'Cane, ou. Neville, . Turner, 14. 9. 1. Warner, his brother Lot from the hands of those four menced our journey back, much in the same J. M. Wakefield, W. Falcon, P. J. Chabot, W. L. Gib-kings, is stated to have paid tithes of all. direction as we advanced. Suddenly my atten- don, E. Casson, s Dunn, A. Moulden, H. Moules G.R. The name, Melchizedek, King of Righteous.

Clarke, M. Darby, Pichering, R. L. Hopper, tion was called to the Krooman, who came w. Wilson, R. Willań, w. R. Skilton, R. H. Fielden, ness, given to this person by Moses, or King running towards me, to inform me," he find . o. Dayman, w. s: Bond, c. 1. Clarke, T. L. Lane, of Salem, which St. Paul interprets, King of very good place to build captain house, and an-hamn, T. Marshali, J. Hooper, G. Osborne, St. John's

E. D. Pitman, G. Lister, W. H. Wilkinson, H. Lang: Peace, was not his proper or original name, oder for Missa Macaulay : doubtless alluding College; J. Penny, R. T. Adnutt, G. A. Barnaby, H. but a title descriptive of his character, and is to the country-dwelling of the latter gentleman, Speke, C, Tomblin, Emmanuel College; . Graham, eminently characteristic of the most patient of at Sierra Leone, he added, “all white men E. c. Wilson, G. H. Webster,

J. Longhurst, B. Donne,
T. Ramshay, R. Barrick, R. Hustwick, T. Griffith,

The identity between this mysterious build house up hill," and “ me know you come M. H. Jones, N. Padwick, C. Blathwayt, W. Hammond, personage and the patriarch Job, is farther up here to find good place.” I found the de. B. Gilpin, W. Godfrey, Queen's Colleges Hd Wedgwood: confirmed by several particulars in St. Paul's

M. Mayson, Veel, Johnson, J. Ward, J. Do. scent much worse than the ascent, being obliged rington, H. Stuart, J. Forbes, 11. Williams, J. Phillips, account of him, and by the figurative epitome to run at times some hundred yards before we M. ...Berkeley, E. J. Edison, W. Spencer, J. H. Arthy of his history which appears in the 110th could stop ourselves. From the appearance of Christ College; R. cathfield, A. Campbell, W. B.

Psalm. The date and author of the book are James, E. Bower, W. Chenery, C. C. Bartholomew, the country on the summit of the ridge 15. Holdship, H. A. A. Oakes, P. 'H. Paliner, Jesus Col next considered. The result of an examina. ascended, I'am of opinion no natives whatever lege; E. L. Wollaston, G. Elliot, T. White, Trinity tion of the various evidence relating to these

Hall, C. M. reside in the mountains, where there was not T. Nunn, J. Saunders, Sidney College; E. H. Cosens, points is, that the work existed in an age long the vestige of a path. Near our journey's end H. T: Walford, H. Montagu, J. N. O'Brien Hall, R. prior to the date of the principal prophecies ; we fell in with the same man who gave me Rinkelck hatine weki:';. G. Brookie, Werjeantson; ; that it is not the production of any known

King, Hall; J. H. RavenS. W. , J. P. a bottle of topé on our advance, as he did Simpson, W. K. Fletcher, J. Evans, G. Blackburne, Mag: Jewish writer, nor of Elihu, as some comanother at this time, without asking any re- dalen College ; J. G. Cross, H. B. Longe, G. A. F. Chi- mentators have thought, but chiefly of Job compense. This conduct, coupled with what feester, J. d. Deakin, W. J. St. Aubyni, Downing Col. himself; and that the whole was written very

lege. I experienced in their huts, convinces me, that His royal highness the chancellor created the following shortly after the occurrence of the events which whatever defects they may have, they possess doctors:

it records. An analysis of its contents fol.

J. , kindness and hospitality in no ordinary degree. King's College, Prebendary of Durham; Rev. S. Birch, lows :—it inculcates the acknowledgment and (We have yet a few columns of this interesting Journal, late Fellow of St. John's College, Prebendary of St. worship of the One Supreme Being, and the to which we purpose giving insertion as soon as the Paul's; Rev. J. C. Miller, Queen's College.

immortality of the soul-it contains references numerous calls of more temporary matters will per- Doctor in Phyrie.--S. Luke, Jesus College. mit. 7

After the creations, Mr. C. Wordsworth, of Trinity to the leading events in primitive history.

College, recited his English poem for the Chancellor's Among other notices of a highly cultivated LITERARY AND LEARNED.

medal, his Latin ode and epigrams for Sir W. Browne's state of society, we find allusions to various

medals, and his exercise for the Porson prize; and Mr. Oxford, July 5th. --- Yesterday the following degrees F. Tennyson, of Trinity College, his Greck ode for Sir gradations of rank--to the cultivation of astrowere conferred :

W. Browne's medal. Bachelors in Dirinity.-Rev. W. Fawssett, Magdalen At a congregation yesterday, R. M. Baddeley and nomy and natural history; to the invention of Hall, Grand Compounder; Rev. G. Proctor, Woicester M. Devenish, of Jesus College, were admitted Masters of writing and some kind of engraving ; to the College. Arts ; and J. E. Massie, of Queen's College, Bachelor of knowledge of medicine and architecture, and

to the use of all the principal metals. Mention CAMBRIDGE, Friday, July 4th. At the congregation on Saturday last the following degrees were conferred :

is likewise made of musical instruments of dif. Doctor in Divinity.-Rev. J. B. Sumner, King's College.

ferent kinds; of a variety of implements of Bachelor in Divinity.--Rev. H. Banfather, Jesus Col.

Analysis of the Proceedings 1827-8.

and of instruments used in hunting and lege.

Bachelors of Arts.-W. Ogilby, C. D. Wake, H. J. VI. “ Thoughts and Conjectures relative to fishing : but especially of numerous particulars Davis, Trinity Hall.

the Book and History of Job.” By the Rev. relative to agriculture and the common arts of At the same congregation, J. Lee, BA; Trinity College, Edward Davies, R.A.R.S.L. — The author life. The Book of Job, therefore, exhibits the Dublin, was incorporated ad eundem of this University.

On Monday the Chancellor conferred the honorary begins his memoir (which occupied the time industry of man in the primitive ages as degree of Doctor in Civil Law on his Grace the Duke of allotted for reading during six meetings of the already called into action, and his genius em. St. Alban's and the Right Hon. Earl de la Warr. The following degrees were also conferred by his royal high- Society) by a statement of his reasons for dif- ployed in extensive researches. Nor was the

fering from the opinion entertained by some of various knowledge displayed by the person. Licentiate in Physico-J. B. Roberts, Corpus Christi the Jewish doctors, and of the early Christians, ages introduced, derived from the surrounding College.

Bachelor in Civil Lawo.-E. Romily, Trinity Hall. that the book of Job was composed or trans- nations, the Phænicians, Babylonians, and
Bachelors of Arts.-T. E. Perry, C. Nevill, W. Spear-lated by Moses, for the consolation of the Egyptians. The discoveries of these nations
man, and J. R. Cree, Trinity College.
Bachelor in Music.-S. Matthews, Trinity College.

Israelites in their Egyptian bondage ; but be must at that period have been recent; while The following gentlemen of Oxford were admitted ad admits the probability that Moses introduced these personages ascribe their knowledge to eundem of this University :JSleath, D.D. Wadham the volume to his countrymen as sacred and the wisdom of their ancestors, and expressly College; W. Mills, B.D., N. W. Senior, Mia Magdalen canonical. He likewise contends, in opposi- disclaim intercourse with strangers.

This ; and J. , M.A. St. John's College. Tuesday being commencement day, on which the tion to some modern writers, that this singular knowledge, then, contains the genuine tracreation of Doctors and Masters of Arts takes place, the book is no parable, but a true history ; and ditions of Noah and his immediate successors. pructors held a congregation at seven o'clock, and created the following

examines and refutes the hypothesis main-/ The writer states his conviction of the import





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ance of the Book of Job to the divine as well


companion to that of the lamented George as to the historian. He regards its preserva

Canning, upon the setting of whose light, tion as a special act of providence, in order to

the star of Wellington rose in the political confirm the testimony of Moses, and to trans- Lodge's Illustrious Portraits. Folio, Part XXX. horizon. Well may these two great men be mit to posterity the valuable maxims of the Quarto, Part XXXII. Harding and Lepard: remembered together, though, perhaps, with patriarchs. Nor, considering the simple naThe first fasciculus, noticed above, of this

some feelings not altogether in harmonious ture of prophetic poetry, in which the imagi- splendid work completes its third volume in unison. nation of the writer merely colours the style folio, and, with it, fulfils the original and

La Ronde du Sabat. Under this title a without distorting the facts, ought its poetical supplemental design,* in a manner which re. character to detract from the confidence due to flects great honour upon the publishers. Such large lithographic print, by Boulanger, has this composition as history. Even the cele- a publication, begun with so much of promise, just made its appearance at Paris. it is the brated expostulation in the 38th and following so carried on, and so concluded, is rare in the most diabolical and infernal scene that perhaps chapters, in which the Lord answers Job history of the arts and literature of any coun. the pencil ever sketched. Satan and his court out of the whirlwind,” which some critics try. We are not, therefore, surprised, but, must certainly have been sitting to the artist have represented as a mere act of a tragedy, on the contrary, highly gratified, at a conse for their portraits. In looking at it, the he considers in the light of a visible inter quence which has ensued from this spirited alarmed spectator fancies that he is inhaling position of the Almighty, preceded by the instance of good faith and liberality; namely, the fumes of burning brimstone. A dense most grand and awful phenomena, intended to that a third series, in continuation of the work, smoke pervades the vaults of the sacred edifice humble the pride and to confirm the faith of has been very loudly and unanimously called in which the nocturnal assembly of demons is the patriarch. The memoir concludes with for, and that Messrs. Harding and Lepard, collected ; lurid flames burst from every part ; some remarks upon the typical nature of Job's thus cheered and encouraged, have undertaken Lucifer and his legion have evidently just character and sufferings, with reference to those the task. It is to embrace the illustrious rushed in on a whirlwind. Hobgoblins, dra. of Christ. - Read Dec. 5th and 19th, 1827;

circle of personages who have distinguished gons, vampires, sorcerers, necromancers, all Jan. 2d and 16th, Feb. 20th, and March 19th, the last century, commencing with Locke, in kinds of horrid and monstrous shapes, linked 1828.

1704, and ending with Nelson, in 1805. This, together by their claws, their wings, or chains like the second set, will consist of ten parts, of serpents, are furiously dancing. In the

with six portraits in each, forming a volume of midst of the hideous cotillon stands Satan, DUBLIN, 25th May. A numerous meeting of sixty portraits, the fourth, and not the least dressed in the habit of an archbishop, hiding the Academy was this day held at their house acceptable, of 'these superb ornaments of our his horns under his mitre, and beating time in Grafton "Street; the Provost, V.P. in the libraries.

for the amiable party; while on each side a chair. The Secretary read a letter from Colonel Corresponding with the foregoing, the quarto dozen devils, disguised as monks, are chantEdward Hill, V.P., a Member of Council, and edition has proceeded with equal merits upon ing in full chorus !--Paris Paper. After this, Secretary for Foreign Correspondence, resign- its smaller scale. Part XXXII. gives us the we presume it will not be contended that the ing, in consequence of his going to reside in first Lord Somers, Henry Rich Earl of Hol- French authorities are very bigotted or in. England.

land, Francis Lord Cottington, Thomas Cecil tolerant. The Secretary then announced, that he had Earl of Exeter, and Archibald Campbell Marreceived three essays, which had been trans- quis of Argyle: but the plates having been A Cup, in Gold. Designed, engraved, and

published by J. w. Cook. mitted to him from candidates for the prize found insufficient to supply the demand for this question proposed by the Academy; viz. the edition, we are glad to see that it is announced INTENDED to record, in an appropriate and social and political state of the people of Ire- to be re-engraved and re-produced in monthly tasteful manner, Lord Byron's opinion of wine. land, from the commencement of the Christian parts, with three portraits in each ; and that the Such a cup, actually formed of the precious era to the twelfth century their advance exhibition of the drawings in Pall-Mall has metal, would be a very splendid and attractive ment or retrogression in the arts, and the already contributed largely to fill the list of sub- object; especially when a magnum of claret

had been poured into it! character of their moral and religious opinions scribers. as connected with civil and ecclesiastical insti. Illustrations of Virginia Water, and the Adja- Select Views in Greece. By H. W. Williams, tutions,” &c. &c. These essays are now under the consideration of the Council. Several litho

cent Scenery. No. I. By W. A. Delamotte, No. XI. Black, Edinburgh ; Longman and graphic plates, intended to illustrate the essay

Jun. Drawn on stone by W. Gauci. Bul. Co. London. on the architecture of Ireland previous to the Slight but pleasing sketches of the beautiful but one of this beautiful little work. The

WE regret to say that this is the last Number English Conquest- and other essays, ordered scenery in the neighbourhood of his Majesty's plates which it contains are, Castri, the an. to be printed in the Transactions were laid “ favourite and frequent retreat.” before the Academy. Sir W. Betham exhibited them, we mean the view of the ruins which the Temple of Apollo ; part of Misitra, the

One of cient Delphi, from the supposed remains of two brazen seals; one found near Guisnes, in have been constructed near the arch which ancient Sparta ; Mountain Scenery, Gulf of France, on the site of le champ de Drap carries the Sunning-hill road over the private Aulon, in Albania; Plain of Chæronea; and d'Or, of John M*Carty, an Irish worthy, who drive of the park that leads from the margin View looking across the Isthmus of Corinth, probably attended Henry VIII. on that me. of the lake to the Belvidere pavilion, reminds from the Sea. Our favourites are Misitra, morable occasion. The other was an official us of a complaint made by one of our corre- and the Gulf of Aulon ; but they are all adseal of a legate of one of the Popes to the king: spondents (we have not ourselves seen the mirable. dom of Ireland, of the sixteenth or seventeenth spot), which we will briefly state. He observes century; found in digging a grave in the church. that these ruins, which are the remains of

STOTUARD'S PICTURES : HOBDAY'S yard of Clonmellan, in the county of Dublin. various ancient temples, brought to this country

The Secretary then proceeded to read an at different, some at distant, periods, although It is much to be desired, that some of these essay by the Rev. Dr. Bruce, of Belfast, on they have a fine and picturesque effect, are not master-pieces of one of our most imaginative the character and disposition of King James so arranged as to convey any idea of the edifices and best painters, should be added to the Hothe Sixth of Scotland and First of England; which they originally contributed to form ; and, garth’s, the Gainsborough's

, and the Wilkie's

, accompanied with many original autograph let.

His Shakespeare ters of that monarch and his secretary or mi consequently

, that they present to the eye of in the National Gallery. nister Maitland, written from Denmark while prised to hear this. taste a mass of incongruities. We are sur.

characters, Diana and Nymphs, &c. belong, in the king was in that country, where he went

every respect, to the finest graphic produc

tions of our native school. to espouse his queen. They were addressed to

Duke of Wellington. Mr. Flint has just “ Maister Robert Bruce, Minister of the Evan- published an exquisite miniature bust of his MR. PINNEY'S COLLECTION OF PICTURES, gile at Endinburgh;” and are now in the pos- Grace; full of character, and a striking like. session of his descendant and representative, the said Rev. Dr. Bruce, of Belfast. These

It is of the same size, and may be a ALTHOUGH this collection is situated between

the British Institution and Mr. Hobday's Galletters afford much information of James's cha. * The original design, or first series, was completed in lery, it is not to be considered in the predica. racter, at a period when little is known of him. two vols. folio. A second serics, to include memoirs and ment of the Irishman's bad shilling, to be They are dated in the year 1589, and are a of the former, was then demanded by the public voice, passed between two good ones. portraits of great characters excluded by the limitations

It contains valuable addition of historic evidence. The and is now finished in a style equally satisfactory. We many very clever pictures, ancient and modern

third series essay is directed to be printed in the next as popular, if not more so," as it approaches nearer to our principally the former. Among those in the volume of the Transactions, own times.

first rank, is a picture, by Annibal Caracci, of



For sale by commission ; 63, Pall Mall.







Christ healing the Blind ; admirable for the

Two Spanish Melodies, fc. By Mlle. simplicity and dignity of the action, and for Lays of a Minstrel. The Poetry by T. H. A. Riviere. Same Publishers. the deep and mellow tone of the colouring. This picture strongly reminded us of Opie's

Bayley, Esq.: the Symphonies and Accom- Both are very pretty: Viva Siempre beautiful.

paniments by J. B. Cramer. Vol. I. Cra. L'Espérance, by the same, &c. is a romance ;
There are, also, a beautiful and
mer; and Callcott.

but does not display equal good taste. Ah!
graceful group of Venus and Cupid, by L. Mn. BAYLEY, whom we remember to have vous aimerez, mon Amie (published by Belle-
Cambiaso, in which may be recognised the treated roughly as a novelist, is one of the gueule), and Honneur a la plus belle (Boosey),
union of Corregio and Parmegiano; a circular sweetest and most deservedly popular lyrical are both better, both very sweet, and both very
Landscape, by G. Poussin, in his finest style; writers of the present day. The simplicity of French in their style.
a small landscape by Mola, with a Nymph his style is finely adapted to the ballad and the
Sleepingquite a gem-rich both in effect and natural air in music; and his sentiments are Sleep on, dearest Ellen. Composed by P. H.
in colour; a composition, by Rubens, of l'enus often as touching as they are far removed from

Bernard, Esq. of the 68th Light Company. and Adonis ; a clever sketch, by the same, of the common-places of song-inditing. He some.

Latour. Peace and War ; (among the moderns), the times falls short of his purpose for it is ex. The multitude of songs and serenades which Cardinal Beaufort, by Sir Joshua Reynolds ; tremely difficult to keep the just boundary bave been written, desiring fair ladies to sleep, the well-known Richmond Hill, by Hofland, between the simple and the puerile or affected; to wake, to watch, to walk out by the moon. &c. ; in all, 179 works; most of which possess but even in these cases of partial failure, there shine, to open their casements, to sing, to play greater or less claims to the notice of the artist is generally a redeeming quality which displays the lute, and commit a hundred other midand the amateur.

the taste and talent of the poet. Thus, for night gambols, without the least inquiry into

instance, the concluding couplet in the rather the condition of their apparelling at that un. MUSIC.

indifferent composition (we speak of the poetry) scasonable and generally unreasonable hour,

“ I'd be a Butterfly” is so pretty, that we for- has often surprised us, as we doubt not it has In our No. of June 28th we noticed the ab- give all the preceding triteness about nightin- often surprised them. “Come forth, my love,” sence of Mr. Braham and Madame Stock- gales and roses; while in “ Oh no, we never breathed under a lattice, just as the last string hausen from Madame de Vigo's concert, in the mention her!" there is nothing to do but to of the night-cap was tied, and the dear (or programme of which they were announced. admire the pathos of common feelings most delishhshuss, as Jones has it in the drama,) A letter from M. Stockhausen very satisfac- justly and exquisitely expressed.

creature was stepping into bed, must be a little torily explains the absence of Madame, who

With regard to the twelve pieces which con- laughable request at the moment; and indeed caught a severe cold and sore throat in travel. stitute this first volume of Minstrel Lays, they we can suppose many circumstances which ling from Manchester by night as well as by partake of the same characteristics. They are vould make it peculiarly inconvenient to pay day, to fulfil her engagements in London ; and either beautiful, or, in some immaterial parts, immediate attention to the prayers of Philan. the whole course of Mr. Braham's professional fall short of the standard at which the writer ders on the outside of the chamber and house. life is a sufficient proor that, eminent as he is, has aimed. No. 1. the Bridemaid, like the We consider it as anomalous, that a gentleman he is one of the last persons to neglect his duty soug last mentioned, gives a new and touching belonging to the “ Light” should, above all or disappoint public expectation. In these

turn to an every-day occurrence, and thus others, enforce the expediency of sleeping upon

particular cases, therefore, it was not with any dom or never reached by artifice and ornament. and peep out upon the light? Nevertheless,

comes home to the human heart, which is sel. his adored : had not she better open her eyes view to blame that we mentioned what hap: we cannot resist the pleasure of quoting this though the poetry is but so so—about stars that pened; but the evil generally is of so frequent

melt the music is very pretty. occurrence, and the non-appearance of musical charming ballad. performers who have been announced for con- The bride's only sister sits weeping alone; ". The bridal is over, the guests are all gone,

Oh! Time is like a River. The Words from certs and other entertainments so often de- The wreath of white roses is torn from her brow,

Henry Neele. Composed by C. H. Bernard. mands excuses and apologies, that we are of And the heart of the bridemaid is desolate now.

Latour. opinion audiences would do well to mark their with smiles and caresses she deck'd the fair bride, displeasure in the most sensible manner when. She knew that together no inore they should dwell, And then led her forth with affectionate pride:

STILL more sweet and pretty. Mr. Ber.

nard's compositions do credit to his taste and ever they are treated so unceremoniously and yet she smiled when she kiss'd her and whisper'd farewell. feeling. uncivilly. As far as the matter goes it is a She would not embliter a festival day, fraud, and should be punished with the more Nor send her sweet sister in sadness away:

Miss Paton. Our musical friends will be She hears the bells ringing-she sees her depart, severity, because no class of people are so she cannot veil longer the grief of her heart.

much gratified to learn that the health of that amply paid for their talents and exertions she thinks of each pleasure, each pain, that endears

favourite and accomplished vocalist, Miss Paton, (when they condescend to make them) as The gentle companion of happier years;

is happily and completely re-established. We musical, and especially vocal, performers. 'In- The wreath of white roses is tom from her brow, had an opportunity of hearing her a few evendeed, the monstrous sums now demanded in

ings since at a private party, when she was in this way must, if persevered in, put an end to

No. 2, the Beacon Light is also a mournful fine voice, and executed several of her best dramatic speculations in Opera ; for it is im- thought, and treated with much tenderness. songs with equal taste and brilliancy. She possible to pay even two or three singers out of No. 3 has nothing particular upon which to has, we find, declined any engagement at either any profits that can be realised. Their exac. remark; and No. 4, on a remembered melody, of the summer theatres in town this season ; tions remind us of a manager, who applied to

is only a variation of an old and often-sung but proceeds early in August to Salisbury, and a celebrated vocalist to sing upon some occa

strain. Adeline (5) is at once playful and appears at the musical festival held there on sion : the terms required were half the receipts. pleasing; and the next is another pretty ver- the 9th; thence to that at Hereford, in SepVery well; as one singer does not make a con- sion of woman's love and fidelity; but the tember ; and to similar meetings at Manchester cert, away went our manager to another dis- phrase “ use me well," addressed to her lover, and Bury, in October : after which she returns tingished songstress; and lo! her terms also is an example of the lapses to which we have to London, and will, 'in all probability, resume were hall the receipts !! Upon this, a pause alluded. The remaining six pieces we will not her engagements at one of the winter theatres. ensued: for the engager had just calculation specially notice: of them, Gay to the lastenough in him to discover, that if he gave the Hand in hand, love and Benedicite, Daughter

DRAMA. two halves in this way to the two performers, (the last a light and charming production, he would literally leave nothing for himself.. are our favourites. Cramer's music is quite


The houses here are becoming thin—signs of Another of the necessary bad consequences is, worthy of the best of the words. the cruel injustice which is done to individuals

the approaching termination of the season. of great merit, though not at the very head Six admired Duets from Rossini's Operas. On Tuesday, Nina was repeated, with the first of their profession, who are quite inadequately

Arranged for the Harp and Piano-forte, act of La Gazza Ladra,—Pasta and Sontag remunerated, while the principal idols, like

with Accompaniments for the Flute and performing as usual. Signor Velluti has en. Aaron's serpent, swallow up all.

Violoncello, by N. C. Bochsa. Books IV. tered into an engagement for six representa.
and V. J. Boosey and Co.

tions, and is to have a benefit on Thursday *"We shall probably have it in our power next week,' We do not remember to have seen the pre- next. This will afford some support to the says the editor of the Cambridge Chronicle (speaking of ceding three books, but if they resemble these last days of the Opera, and is an additional

estimate of the receipts and expenditure: the latter, hariever, owing two, they are magnificent and delightful. The proof of the spirit which M. La Porte has to the enormous sume demanded by first-rate vocalists, has twelve compositions are from Semiramide, Ar. shewn in the management of the theatre. A been so great, thet we do not enticipate a considerable mida, Il Turco, Conradino, Tancredi, and new ballet is also preparing, to aid the above. balance for the hospital, independent of the collection and donations," Maometto.

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ceeded by Malle. Duval. Judging from the and professor at the Ecole de Médecine, at Paris, | priety. It is absolutely necessary that a quantity of water appearance of one of the fair figurantes, there made his exit some time ago, after having contri greater than that considered to be demanded for immediate will shortly be an accession to the corps de buted to the death of some, and perhaps added superabundant quantity must have a channel by which to ballet. to the life of others. En vrai médecin, he died escape. These channels are already almost entirely formed

by the beds of the stagnant waters in the park ; which, by Mr. Ebers' benefit, on Thursday evening, without demanding the consolations of religion, the accession of this stream, would be at once beautified. was, we are glad to say, very fully and fashion and ordered that his remains should not be pre-cleansed, and made wholesome.

bath ably attended : a proof of public feeling and sented at the church. As usual, the scholars would probably make A return for its cost in the sman

and sympathy, which it is a pleasure to record. bore his body to the grave, as a last proof of would be merely for cutting short channels of communi.

their respect. The police attempted to oppose cation between the stagnant waters. Such an objection ENGLISH OPERA HOUSE. this custom, but did not succeed, as the milito a plan that would at once beautify and render more

healthful those parks which have been happily named the A new melodrame, founded on one of the tary refused to interfere ; and after a short lungs of this great city, must therefore surely be abanPopular German Tales, was produced at this combat, the cortège continued its march un- doned.” theatre on Monday last. Our readers will impeded to Père la Chaise, followed by a deputa

I HAVE drank the cup of happiness recollect the story of the Bottle-Imp in the tion of the Institute and the Faculty of Medi.

Till pleasure's fount was dry ! above-named amusing collection of legends ; cine.

The streams of joy soon waste themselves and the adapter (we believe, Mr. Peake) has

Epigram on lately finding the church of Its springs our search desy. ingeniously combined the most interesting situ- Notre Dame (Paris) very thinly attended by I have drank the cup of bitterness, ations of the story with some very diverting the ladies :

And still it overflows : matter of his own—in which Keeley does him

A l'église de Notre Dame on trouve tous les maris ; In broken hearts the spring is found ample justice. Willibald (for so is he named) Mais où est l'église de nos dames de Paris -S. W.

Eternal spring of woes ! is the confidential servant of a young harum. New Paddles.--Mr. J. L. Stevens, of Ply- Now let me taste another cupscarum German, Albert (Wood), who is in- mouth, has taken out patents for paddles Oblivion's blessed draught ! duced by Nicola (James Vining) to purchase recently invented and improved by him. This the magic bottle, which ensures the fulfilment invention consists of a method of propelling

Ah! 'tis, like that of Tantalus, of every wish to its possessor, upon the rather vessels by the agency of a series of paddles

Forbidden to be quaff'd ! ULRIC. awkward condition, that if not sold previous attached to a three-throw crank, with the aid to death, for less than the sum it last cost, the of steam or other power, and which may be

LITERARY NOVELTIES. wretched proprietor becomes the prey of the used as a substitute for undershot water- appear.

A work on Insanity, by Dr. Burrows, will shortly insidious fiend it contains. The bottle passes wheels, &c. One set of paddles is always

Mr. Bernays announces a Sclection from the German from purchaser to purchaser with great spirit, acting against the water, and sometimes two use of Students in Gerinan literature.

Poets, with Grammatical and Explanatory Notes, for the and tolerable dram-atic probability; and being sets at the same time; and the chief advan- A second edition of Plain Advice to the Public to at length fortunately resold by Albert to Nicola tages obtained by this method over the com- facilitate the Making of their own wills, is in a state

of for the “ smallest coin in the world,” the mon wheel are-1. As the inventor's paddles published anonymously, and which was ascribed, by miswicked Spaniard, unable to get rid of it accord- work in a vertical position (with sufficient al. take, in the index of the Literary Garette for 1920, to Dr.

for impetus of the ), flames of the Inquisition, by his terrible credit- cause a saving of the power now consumed by Years a clerk in the Legacy Duty Office, Somerset House.

The Subaltern's Log - Book, including Anecdotes of or;. Throughout these incidents, Willibald- the descending and ascending paddles, and well-known Military characters, with incidents during who becomes an agent in the sale of the bottle, produce an increased application, of power. Voyages

to and from, and a residence, in, India—so long

, purchases it unconsciously himself, palms it 2. The avoidance of unpleasant vibration and Mr. William Peter, of Christ Church, Oxford, has off to a Jew, &c.—was the main support of consequent wear and tear in the vessel and nearly ready a small

volume of Sacred Songs, or Portions the piece. Nothing could be more perfect than engines ; and also of the run of backwater,

of the Psaln's Paraphrased.

In the Press.- Past Feelings Renovated, or Ideas occaKeeley's entire performance :- his perusal of which is so very dangerous to wherries, &c. sioned by the Perusal of Dr. Hibliert's

Philosophy reach the Dissertation on Devils, and his first sight preventing the introduction of steamers upon Dictionary, compiled from Boyer and Deletanville, boy

-English and Englishof the horrible Bottle-Imp, were irresistible, canals: and, 3. The capability of increased D. Boileau: – A new edition, in a pocket volume of the both from their novelty and nature. Mr. James velocity, commensurate with the power ap- Cambrian Tourist: --A new edition of the herAbraham Vining played Nicola with great judgment and plied, not being governed with the maximum 3 vols. avo., under the superintendence of a Comunittee

examined, Defences, in feeling :-we have no doubt of his becoming a of motion that limits the revolutions of the of the Baptist Fund.

The Life and Remains of Wilmot favourite with the town. The music, by Mr. common wheel. – Though difficult to explain Warwick, edited by his friend, Ilenry Vernon. Rodwell, is clever, and some of it very pretty. without an engraving, this seems to be alA song by Wood in the second act was londly together a very ingenious and valuable inven- 12. Ils. bus.---Britton's architectural Antiquities, Part. VII.

Good's Book of Nature, second edition, 3 vols. 8vo. and deservedly encored. The first scene, Venice, tion.

4to. 21. 28. bds.- Medical Gazette, Vol. I. 8vo. 188. bds.with canal and gondolas, is an admirable picture; but the Grand Hall of the Inquisition, some time ago inserted in the Literary Ga- phant folio, 11. 11s. Cd.: coloured, 62.5. bds:-Bigland's

Supply of Water to the Metropolis.—We Williams's Greece, No. XI. imperial Uvo. 12.; royal 4to.

11. 1s.-Selby's Water Birds, No. V. Second Series, eledestroyed by fire, is a bungling business, and, zette an account of Mr. Martin's plan for sup- Ancient and Modern History, sixth edition, 12mo, l. bis. tainment, which was received with much favour, tifying, the western end of the metropolis. bas.- Archbold on Commitments, como los de belsta in our opinion, the only blot upon the enter-plying with pure water, and materially beau. --Rymer's Treatise on Diet and Regimen, 8vo. 10s. bds.

-Plain Sermons by a Country Clergyman, 12mo. os. 6d. and will, we dare say, continue to bring full Mr. Martin has recently republished his plan Planchi's Descent of the Danube, xxo. 248. Golo bodas de Salhouses.

, or Days Fly, fcp8vo108. (. bds with some additional observations, in the course Bradley's Psalms and Hymns, 24mo. 2s. (d. sheep-But

of which he says VARIETIES.

ler's (James) Outlines of Practical Education, 12mo. 48.

bds.—Jeremy's Jurisdiction of the Court of Chancery, A Long Table. A gentleman, writing the missioners appointed to examine the state of the Thames Justice in the British Colonies in the East Indies,

“ Șince this plan was published, the report of the Com- royal 8vo. 11. 105. bds.—Miller on the Administration of History of the Table, has made a curious cal. Water has been printed, and its utter insalubrity has been 35. id.–Smith's (Mrs.) Female Economist, or a Plain culation. Solomon the wise gave a feast in sufficiently proved. Two recent visits to the Coln have System of Cookery, twelfth edition, 4s. d. bils.- The the court-yard of the Temple, at which were the height of the fall from the proposed point of the Coln lers on the Continent, in English, French, and Italian, by

confirmed the designer in his opinions; he has ascertained Manuel du Voyageur, or Dialogues for the use of Travelconsumed 22,000 oxen and 120,000 sheep. to the Paddington reservoir, which will be at the rate of Madame de Genlis, new edition, lx. 6d. hf.-bil.-CollingThis feast, then, would require sixty acres of a font, and a half to every mile, and can therefore he wood's Memoirs of Lord Collingwood, third edition, 8vo.

assured of a rapidity of current sufficient to preserve the ground for kitchens, 17,000 cooks, and allowing water in complete purity. The fall of the New River is one pound of meat to each guest, and eighteen said to be at the rate of four or five inches only per mile, inches for each seat, the table would extend and its course is consequently so sluggish as barely to pre- METEOROLOGICAL JOURNAL, 1828.

vent stagnation. One important circumstance, however, the whole length of Solomon's kingdom, viz. the proposer has omitted to remark upon, namely, the Thursday .. from Dan to Beersheba, or from White- necessity of tunnelling the hill situated about a inile and Friday, chapel Church to Bristol Cross !!

a half north of Uxbridge. After this the country would Saturday

admit of nearly a direct line of route, till the stream Sunday Thames Tunnel.--A public subscription, for should arrive by the canal near Northolt. The whole Nionday. the completion of this remarkable under-taking, | miles. It has been asserted that the Coln could not afford Wednesday length of the route proposed would not exceed fifteen Tuesday

29.70 has been commenced under the auspices of the a supply of water adequate to the demand ; this is, how- Wind variable, prevailing S.W. Duke of Wellington; and a considerable sum ever, erroneous. A personal inspection of the river during Except the 4th and 9th, generally clear. Thunder and already raised. It would be a great pity were a summer of unusual drought, afforded to the present lightuing incessant in the evening of the 3d, and! morning

proposer evidence of an ample supply; and inquiries of the 4th, accompanied by a heavy storm of rain; a few it to be left unfinished, if, as we believe, any from several persons resident for years upon its banks, claps of thunder in the N. iv. in the evening of the oth. tolerable assurance can be given of its practica- were equally satisfactory. The stream is ample, and the Rain fallen, 1.5 inches. bility within a certain limited expense. quality is excellent. An objection has also been made by Edmonton,

CHARLES IL ADANS. a few persons to the proposed improvements in the parks; l Latitude...... 51° 37' 32" N. The celebrated Doctor Chaussier, physician I but a slight consideration will surlice to prove their pro Longitude.ona 0 ja 9. of Greenwich





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