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Frequently, two or more
signs denote only one letter. always express an equal but what supported his opinion, passing over
Two or more signs must observed in his hieroglyphical pursuits any thing | Interior, with Dead B. Blake ...} Ditto.

Vessels of Eddystone

John Lynn,
Frequently, the same sign The same sign can never every thing opposed to it, I think it will be con- Light-House ...
deuotes two or more letters denote any other sound than ceded that other resources must be used in such Scene on Medway.. T. W. Dagnall....Ditto.
that by which the name of

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that sign commences.
a disquisition. Egyptian inscriptions, of which

IT.M. Richard-
The language of the an-

R.A. Thorpe, Esq cient Egyptians used on cient Egyptians used on main, as we have seen, the best tests for trying Idleness punished. H. H. Watts......J.Townshend, EsqThe language of the an- we have a Greek or Latin translation, still re

Boy and .. their monuments is the an- their monuments is the mocient Coptic. dern Coptie. any hieroglyphical system. It is certain that Fülberts

A. J. Oliver ....Geo. Walker, Esq

.... La Marshall I must suppose the reviewer proceeded the said manuscript, as also many other simi- Badger-Baiters

... P. Nasmyth against us upon the opinion that I would not lar monuments, have been found subsequent to An Overshet Mil. F. R. Lee ....... Walter Boyd, Exq.

Ditto. admit the merits of Dr. Young and Champol- the publication of my system, as well as that of May Morning, Lion; He has charged me with so doing: In. Champollion; and it is incontrovertible, that "Wonildren in the {Mpentem. Car: } Ditto deed, I could not approve of Champollion's Champollion's system, when applied to inscrip-Ochil

Hills ...... Alex. Nasmyth .. Dr. Penrose. system; and I am still of the same persuasion, tions with translations, produces pronuncia. These thirty-two, added to the preceding seventy-six, believing that only that hieroglyphical system tions and significations very different from make the whole number sold reach one hundred and can be true, which (1) corresponds with the ex. what the accompanying text supplies, while eight a very fair and satisfactory proportion of more

than a fifth part of the Exhibition. press assertions of the ancient authors, which ours invariably renders them perfectly similar. (2) is in itself satisfactory, and which (3), when While this fact exists, so long will our system

MOUNTING PRINTS. tried by Egyptian texts with a translation, remain unshaken; and, sooner or later, it We have lately seen specimens of a most inge. does not exhibit any thing different from what must be universally acknowledged, in defiance nious invention by Mr. Shepherd, bookseller the translation furnishes. Notwithstanding, of every attack to which it may be exposed. and binder, of Charles Street, Middlesex Hosin the same paragraph, I have duly appre.

pital, for mounting and inlaying prints. It far ciated Young and Champollion's exertions, I

surpasses any process hitherto discovered ; and

FINE ARTS. am quite averse to denying or diminishing the

no one can have any idea of its beauty and merits of others; but I confess I claim, and,

excellence without ocular observation. If the according to suum cuique, I dare claim, that The Beggar's Petition. Engraved by A. W. print be cut down, Mr. Shepherd can mount it others respect the property of Spohn and my- Warren, from a Picture by W. F. Wither- to have the appearance of being printed on self. Champollion's hieroglyphical works, it is ington.

the paper. If it have a margin, he can give already known, were published after Spohn's A PLEASING print, from a pleasing picture, it the resemblance of an India-paper proof. discoveries ; but I do not repeat this fact for and likely to be of much popular acceptation. If required, he can place several prints on the the purpose of diminishing Champollion's me

same piece of paper. If the print be torn, he rits, but to mention that what is true in Portraits of the late Emperor Alexander ; of can repair it; or, if mildewed, inked, or other. Champollion's system confirms Spohn's.* It

the Empress Alexandra Feodorovna and wise stained, he can, in most cases, remove the is therefore rather curious that the reviewer

Children ; of General Yermoloft; of Admi- blemish. We have been favoured by Mr. Shepshould forget, that in condemning our sys

ral Shishkoff ; and of General Benkendorf. herd with an account of his process; but only tem he condemns that of Champollion, which

Engraved by T. Wright, from Paintings by feel ourselves authorised to vouch for its extra he advocates. Besides this, in the conti

G. Dawe, R.A.

ordinary effects. Print collectors, and the il. nuation of Spohn's work, I will give, with These are prints from

a few of the numerous lustrators of books, will find it to be of invaluperfect impartiality, and with all necessary portraits painted by Mr. Dawe during

his able

use to them ;-and indeed the whole circle exactness, the history of the restoration of residence at St. Petersburg. They carry

with of art is deeply interested in this invention. tell (I.) what scholars have contributed to the ral Shishkoff, especially, is a highly character. given this laudatory, but well-merited, notice. deciphering of the Egyptian literature since istic old head. There is something very plea. the exposition of the Rosetta stone ; (II.) what sing in the composition of the Empress and Extract of a Letter from an Artist at Rome. discoveries each of them has made concern.

her Children. Mr. Wright has engraved the Amongst the many works of painters, as well ing (1) the tongue of the ancient Egyptians, plates in a very broad and bold style of art. as sculptors, which I have seen in Rome, is a (2) the rules of their writings, (3) their glos

colossal horse, now completed by a British sary, (4) their grammar, (5) their alphabets,

BRITISH INSTITUTIOX.

artist, Mr. Thomas Campbell, which is part of &c. ; (III.) at what time the various discoveries on the principle that good example is better than pre- a group for a monument about to be erected at have been effected. I hope by this distin- cept for the encouragement of the Fine Arts, and that the Edinburgh, in memory of that distinguished guishing history to satisfy all parties, and to who found patrons and friends in consequence of the soldier, the late Lord Hopetown. In this silence all the conflicts which in later times exhibition of their works, is not only an act of justice, work, which certainly merits the attention of the hieroglyphical exertions in England, Ger- but a stimulus to fear there exertions, both in them and

is the cognoscenti, the artist has deviated from many, France, and Italy, or the envy and annexed, of the pictures sold at the British Institution, the ordinary paths of other sculptors, who in ignorance of reviewers, have occasioned. to the date of March 22d, amounting to seventy-six sub- executing a monument of this description have But perhaps it is easy to explain why this is one closed,

cut make room for the heb lex collection has always kept in view the celebrated Marcus particular reviewer should so hastily and so ancient masters which now adom the Gallery; but for Aurelius, or other equestrian statues. positively condemn our hieroglyphical system. complete our statement by adding the following list of senting the warrior on foot, leaning on his

The novelty of this design consists in repre. Champollion's system, certainly, appears on pictures disposed of after the end of March. a superficial examination to be thoroughly ex- Subjects. Artists' Names.

horse, as if reposing from the toils of battle. act and perfect ; therefore he did not suppose Scene in the vici

The relaxed attitude of the horse is in excel that any other system different from Cham.

nity of Mont Val- P. H. Rogers.. Peter Vere, Esq.

lent harmony with the figure; the action is

lie, - Pyrences pollion's could be true. However, it would A Brother of the

noble and natural; and the forms altogether have been as well if he had considered that

James Inskipp}
Angle

treated in a very masterly manner, particu

P. Nasmyth.. roughly investigated by a person versed in Champollion's system has not yet been tho- Fish, Vegetables, {n. Chantry -- }G. H. Errington, Ilarly the head, which, being inclined down

fc.

Esq. wards towards the foot, gives a line of the such matters, and acquainted with those mo- Christmas present. T. Lane

J.J. Stump Ed. Parrait, Esq. greatest. beauty, although difficult to execute ; numents which have furnished the proofs in Young Tormentors H. H. Watts.

and in this instance performed with surprising support of it. I repeat here, that in the next Const Scene ....... H. Platt...

truth and spirit. The artist has received great Number of my Egyptian Reviewt I shall take The Whist Party - John Knight ....Ditto.

applause, not from the lovers of the fine arts the opportunity of illustrating and demonstrat- Hampton Court Pa

alone, but also from the most distinguished

{H. B. Ziegler. Ditto ing our own system, to exhibit that of Cham.

artists at Rome. pollion in its true light. Supposing for a mo-Young Crab-Catch

I have seen another of his productions-a ment that the latter had been exhibited in a most

Wm. Shayer.. Ditto.

statue of the Princess Pauline Borghese, sister convincing manner, and that the author had not Returning from La- , Geo. Richard

of Napoleon, which is equally perfect in the The Cottage Door.. Robt. Brown Ditto.

style as in the beauty of the design. The See my Vita Spohnii, Lipsiæ, 1825, p. 21; and my The Diana in Bushy edition of Spohn's work, De Linguâ et Literis Vet.

H. B. Ziegler. Ditto.

princess is seated, looking on a medallion

of the emperor, which she holds in her hand. Ægypt. pars i. p. XV.

Cattle and Figures.. John Dearman Ditto. t Beitraege zur Kenntniss der Altaegyptischen Lite- St. John in the Wil

The figure is admirably expressed, and displays ratur, &cy Leipaig, bei J. A. Barth, I Heft, 1826.

{James Ramsay } Ditto.

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sculpture, it is, in my opinion, in no respect | His circumscribed existence, Hope lay there, little of time and circumstance to knock down inferior to the statue of Madame Litizia, the A bright Aurora, heralding the Sun.

and scatter over the face of the earth. We mother of Napoleon, by the immortal Canova,

Unloved by him the rude and boisterous sports cannot but regret that, in this instance, some now in the possession of his Grace the Duke of of thoughtless childhood ; even then his mind arrangement bas not been made to preserve Devonshire, and to which I understand this is Nursed in its sanctuary the expanding germ

what our distinguished anatomist has with so to form a companion.

much of skill and toil got together ; the Of future greatness, treasuring in its depths A secret, incommunicable joy.

world, we believe, can furnish no parallel to The graceful art, whose early votary.

the pathological and zootomical divisions of this “The great hall in which Edward III. held two parlia- Antonio was (like Grecian youth trained up

Museum ; and altogether it was (we wish we

could have said is) more like the grand effort tion to John, king of France, who had been his prisoner To serve high altars), pastime and delight,

of a national institution than the performance is now used as a barn, and suffering constant mutilations What though despondency might cast a gloom it is said,—the Treasury is too low,--the glove

We are, however, too poor, for whitening their hearths, and from Gothic visitors -Offspring of thwarted efforts, that appeared slack,--the working of mines

is minus, -ri. freighbouring maid-servants, who require soft free-stone of transient languor o'er

his dawning powers, trade is falling off,--that of garters is getting frequently taking home fragments-purposely made-of the exquisitely carved ornaments, as memorials of their / Weak to the grand conceptions of the brain, band weaving is checked,-small beer declines, travels to “ King John's Barn." His genius, soaring on elastic wing,

-the iron business and lead veins are heavy, We have copied the above striking extract Rose from that slight depression with a zeal

-the demand for gas and candles is light, from Mr. Hunt's admirable Designs for Par. Proportionate to the exalted goal.

water companies run low, the price of hats sonage Houses, &c. published so long ago as the Visions of beauty filled his waking dreams :

is high,—hay is down, and cotton down-y, early part of 1827; and much do we rejoice to Imagination mystic glances caught find that the subject has at last attracted the Ev'n then of those fair forms his hand mature-grain is up, and the woollen all fleeced,

wine is a drug, and spirits are depressed, attention of Parliament so strongly, as to have Created into perfect excellence.

in the book line no quotation can be made,been twice introduced in the House of Peers To him all things thronging the paths of life

in the leather it goes against the grain,all is within the present week. As it has always Spoke in a loftier language. The perfume

dry in dry goods,—the orders for cutlery are been one of interest to us, and as we may of flowerets opening to the Ausonian air

not sharp,-in the manufactures of fire-arms the be better acquainted with it than even the Pour'd on his keener sense revealings rich.

workmen are discharged,-shoemakers' work noble lords who did honour to their tastes The high o'er-arching forest, through whose

glades by affording protection to these venerable re

and carpet manufacturers are quite trodden

(ness— mains, we shall take the liberty of saying a The shy fawn bounded, like a shape of light sail, Printer's Devilk],

under foot,-the shipping has no sale (query

the glass business few words. Though the most ancient struc- The breezy slopes, whereon the mantling vines broken up, and the bottle business quite blown, ture was of an anterior period, the existing Hung their green garlands_Nature's myriad

the tea trade all in hot water, exports building was, unquestionably, re-edified by stores,

all out, and imports of no import whatever, Edward IV. A great portion of the walls, Exhaustless as infinity,—tvere all

in short, the sinking fund is sunk, and Great if not from the foundation, must be of that A theme of rapture and of wonderment.

Britain is so Little able, in her present cripking's reign, as the roof, the windows, and Instinct with poetry, his spirit was

pled and desperate condition, to purchase or the doors, bear incontestable proof of belonging an instrument, amidst whose golden chords

patronise what science or art may produce, to the best architecture of his time. The Rose Music lay slumbering, waiting but the touch

that we might as well expect to see the Man en Soleil, his own peculiar badge, is seen in Of skill to bring forth her enchanting tones

in the Moon annexed to England, together the spandrils of the arches, and the arches In fullest harmony. How oft would he, themselves are, perhaps, among the earliest When o'er the woods of Asolano fell

with the Isle of Man (which union is to be instances of the flat coustrucțion of that im- The shades of evening, watch the roseate clouds effected by an act of the next session of par

liament), as to see this country, as a country, portant feature. "As for removing this Barn, Floating along the distant Alpine range,

commit any other act of such prodigious waste the very idea is odious—it would be destroying Upon whose stainless summits daylight still that which belongs to posterity as much as it Reignd in her glory! How oft would he gaze, literature, a fine gallery of the chef-d'æuvres

and folly as to secure a fine library of rare does to us, as a model of perfect art. At the Until the emotions labouring in his breast, same time, it is our opinion (having often with

power resistless burst forth from his lips and repository of unequalled science. Two

of painting* or sculpture, or a useful studio viewed this ruin), that the estimate of 60001. In some impassioned vow, that he might mount

or three hundred thousand pounds expended for repairing and sustaining it, is excessive. A gilded beam of Sol's receding car, Nothing seems to be wanted to support it as Or sail upon the wings of fleetest winds ;

in this way, though it would enrich us for

ever, is too much for our wretched finances a study (and it need be applied to no agri- Till, mingling with the ethereal elements, cultural or domestic purpose), but to take off The sense of his mortality subdued,

to squander ; and honest John Bull would

not like his name to appear in the next (not and reconstruct the roof, strengthening the He might become a radiant seraph there,

Literary) Gazette as a bankrupt, to surupper part of the walls, with the oriels ; which, The inhabitant of heaven! we will be bound to say, could be most sub

render before the commissioners, at Guildhall,

Supremely blest, stantially done for half the money.

on the First of April, between the hours of In those romantic solitudes he pass'd

twelve and two-at the very time when the The years of boyhood, that in after-life

giants, Gog and Magog, walk down from their ORIGINAL POETRY.

To him were tablets of memorial fond. pedestals to visit the Tower, and, with their THE YOUTHFUL DAYS OF CANOVA.*

Yet some who looked on his sweet countenance, Other Cockney friends, behold the lions washed. He dwelt in an elysium of bright thoughts,

Shadowed by deep and contemplative thought, But the expression of our sorrow at the That, lavish as the vernal wealth of May,

Had deem'd the youth a prey to grief or care, pauper estate of this once wealthy and mighty Woke in his gifted fancy. His world was Unwitting what a luxury of delight

state, and our partial enumeration of its in. A pastoral valley, bounded by the Alps,

Beneath the veil of pensiveness may rest. numerable causes, has diverted us from our

CATHARINE G. Godwin. Whose snowy peaks, invading upper heaven,

visit to Mr. Brookes's Museum — or rather, Woo the soft splendours of th’ Italian sky.

after our general inspection of its incomparable Unknown to him the realms that lay beyond,

SIGHTS OF LONDON.

preparations, illustrating every part of the Save in romantic legend or wild song

BROOKES'S MUSEUM.

human frame, in health and in disease, and of Records of olden time, whence he might catch The scientific labours of thirty years have specimens, constituting a perfect school for the

its skeletons, pathological subjects, and animal Glimpses of busier life. Enough for bliss

this week been brought to the hammer; and study of medicine and comparative anatomy,That calm retreat, sequestered and obscure, Where his heart revelled in the first warm gush ployed in dispersing and dissipating what Mr. our visit to the Sale,-a spectacle at once of

Mr. George Robins has been zealously em- this digression, we say, has diverted us from Of sympathy, unsullied by mistrust.

Brookes has been so long, so zealously, and so vexation and strange speculation. The extraSupremely blest, the young Canova saw, honourably employed in collecting and pre- ordinary coincidences, contrasts, anomalies, Swifter than dreams, the morn of life glide on, paring. Thus runs the world away: what it and oddities, which ensued on this occasion, Beneath the shelter of his humble home : And if his ardent and aspiring gaze

has been the whole life-business of an in- would fill a volume ; and they were rendered

dividual, however enthusiastic in the pursuit still more curious and impressive, in con. Would pierce the dim of distance, and o'erpass of a favourite science, to form, it requires but The beautiful horizon girdling in

Witness, even now, the matchless Frescoes by Paul * See Memoirs of Canova, by J. S. Memes, A.M.

• The sale is to last twenty-four days, for there are Veronese, so frequently mentioned in the Literary Gazette upwards of six thousand preparations !!!

-themselves & glorious school of art.Ed. L. G.

HAY MARKET.

Sequence of the singular mixture of the me

DRAMA.

Farren in the Two Friends. He is one of the lancholy and grotesque presented at every turn

KING'S THEATRE.

few artistes of whom they would envy us the to the sigh or the smile of the philosophical On Tuesday, after the Opera of Medea, re- possession. Miss F. H. Kelly's personation of moralist. A“ beautiful example of rupture” splendent through the incomparable tragic act- Elinor is by far the best thing she has done at was disposed of without competition; and ing of Pasta, a new ballet by Anatole, with this theatre. There is less effort, and conse“ many species of human monstrosities” were music by Wade, was produced at this theatre. quently more nature, about it; and that ex. eagerly bid for by very good-looking persons of The loves of Diana and Endymion furnish the ceedingly unpleasant deprecating tone (we will both sexes. Lot 9. "A cast of the dreadful dis- Story, and the usual mythological personages so term it, for want of a more explicit phrase), ease denominated noli me tangere,” i. e. the figure in the dance, which has not much of which so continually offends our ear, is more entire face, nose, cheeks, mouth, chin, eyes novelty (how should it?) to recommend

sparingly introduced than in any other cha. and all, eaten away—one of the most horrid There is some pretty new scenery.

racter we have lately seen her sustain.* Mrs. appearances with which it is possible that life

Velluti took his benefit on Thursday, with Humby is fitted to admiration ; and Cooper can be compatible, was bought, it was reported the splendid opera of n Crociato in Egitto

. plays, as he always does, with great zeal and in the room, by a nobleman of taste and virtu The house was but poorly filled, and very few ability. Why should this clever piece be called as a companion to his superb bronze of the persons of distinction were there. He was in a drama? We think it a comedy, and of a Venus di Medicis. Lot 20. “ A child without good voice, and well received ; the audience very high order. If Mr. Lacy can write such extremities," (being an extreme case, neverthe- called for him at the end—a custom becoming a piece as this, we entreat him not to give us less) brought twice the price of a child, Lot 16, much too common. A word as to costume,

whick any more“ Milliners.” He should have “ with four legs. Lots 52, 3, 4, 5. Casts of the in this opera has much to do.

Porto's was soul above buttons." heads of Genevese, Dutch, and other idiots, pretty correct--not so Deville's; he wears his were sold immediately before Lots 57, 8, 9, &c. sword, too, with the wrong side upwards. The Another successful piece !—The Noyades,

EXGLISH OPERA HOUSE. some admirable dissections of brains, with Turks carry their swords with the edge up- or Love and Gratitude, is founded on a tale in their lobes cerebri and lobes cerebelli, crura, wards ; not as the Franks, downwards. We Highways and Byways, and the interest is &c. &c. So small a distance is wisdom generally beg to inform Malle. Sontag, that the Turkish removed from folly! Lot 141. “ A splendid ladies do not wear bustles-they, are by, no French officer by a royalist peasant girl in La

excited by the preservation of a Republican cast of hernia,” was only matched by 153.“ A means a bustling people--nor gird in their Vendée. The English Opera House is deterbeautiful cast of a malignant and spreading waists à la mode Française,-nor wear silk, mined not to be behind its rival, the Hayulcer of the nose;" and 178. “A cast of a stockings and satin shoes, but boots : we renose," was catalogued and spoken of just as commend her to study the print of Madame

market, in good acting. Miss Kelly's perwe have been wont to hear of the cast of an Ronzi de Begnis as Fatima.

sonation of Carline is as great in its way as eye. Lot 181. “A model of the organ of

Farren's Ambrose. The drama would, we think, taste," was eagerly contended for by several

be materially improved by the omission of the distinguished connoisseurs, but was ultimately A new candidate for theatrical fame made very subordinate and unnecessary characters of carried off by some one employed by Govern- his appearance on these boards last Thursday Major Lenigan and Julie. We would also rement, for the use of the Board of Works ; 80 week, in the character of Shylock : he has commend a general pardon for the wretched that we may now fairly hope for very different since repeated his performance, and with suf. Noyades, as nearly a dozen are left to be public buildings from those which have of late ficient success to authorise his announcement

drowned at the fall of the curtain ; a circum. dişgraced the

metropolis. We consider it cer- for the still mote arduous character of King stance which greatly detracts from the pleatain, after this purchase, that the dome of Lear. The daily and weekly press have, with sure imparted by the preservation of Carline Buckingham Palace will be taken down like one accord, condemned him as a servile imi. and Tardiff: The part of Eugenia, though the wings; that there will be no roofed foun- tator of Mr. Kean. If to differ from that exceedingly well sustained by Miss Goward, is tain to shut the view of the Park out from extraordinary performer in voice, in person, rid of in the most uncéremonious manner.

also quite an excrescence; and is finally got Regent Street ;-..in short, that 'the Organ of in action, and in conception of the part, be The excellent acting, however, of Miss Kelly, Taste will be suffered to have something to do to imitate him, we perfectly agree with our Mr. Keeley, Mr. Vining, and, though last, not with our national architecture.

The third day's sale consisted of various test against the accusation. That he may be least, Mrs. Bryan, carried every thing before, organs of the horse, ass, &c. &c. admirably classed in the Kean or the familiar school, we

it; and the piece was announced for repetition humanity—but humanity in such wonderful part were as remote from Mr. Kean's

as light Major Lenigan, and did all that could be done prepared : the fourth day returned again to will admit; but his reading and acting of the amidst universal applause. Mr. Benson Hill fragments and shapes, that the living people in from darkness. Whether or not he will sucthe room were ever and anon feeling themselves ceed as well in portraying the mad old Lear, for it. Both he and Mr. Vining looked like all over, to be sure either that they were like we cannot predict : but we will venture to say

officers and gentlemen—a rare occurrence on what they saw around them, or something else. he may play Shylock "with any actor (Kean

our stage. We were particularly pleased with Remarkable calculi made them tremble with excepted) who now treads the boards ; and in the performance of the latter in the first scene apprehensions ; and whether formed of phos- many instances we prefer his conception of with Carline ;—there was a mixture of galphates of lime or ammonia, of lithic acid, of the part even to that gentleman's. We will lantry, foppery, and feeling, about it, peroxalate of lime, of lithate of ammonia, or of instance the trial-scene in particular, in which, fectly characteristic of a young French officer. carbonates, it appeared as if the spectators if the sarcasm was not so Keen-ly given, the We must not omit mention of the scenery. rather wished to be stone blind, than to exa- implacability and determination of the cha- The City of Nantes and the River Loire was mine these torturing engines of disease. Lot racter was far more strongly marked. The a picture worthy of the pencil of Stanfield. 67..“ A choice illustration of a morbid bladder whole performance was sensible and satisfac- Tomkins is a treasure to this establishment. which produced death,” seemed to be a choice tory; and the gentleman,” whoever he may lated, by persons not conversant with Italian,

Veluli in Speculum has been ignorantly transarticle, and produced lively bidding ; while the be, has judgment and power enough to make next, Lot 68. “ An interesting specimen of him a valuable acquisition to any theatrical“ Velluti in a Speculum ;" whereas the real diseased prostate gland,” also excited con- establishment.

meaning is, “ As in a Glass ;” that is, you are siderable interest, though not so much as Lot On the following evening (Friday) a new supposed to see men and manners, &c. repre82, which was“ a most interesting specimen of drama, entitled the Two Friends, was pro- sented on the stage as if they were reflected in a morbid bladder, containing a very large cal- duced, and received (as it deserved to be) with a mirror. But if this was a compliment to the culus," and which absolutely may be said to acclamations. It is one of the best-written theatrical art in days of old, how much higher have been sold by the stone weight. Kidneys, and best-acted pieces we have seen for many is it now made to stand by the performances at in various ways, finished the materials set a long day. The plot having already appeared the English Opera House? As in a Glass, is before us on this day; and yesterday, the fifth in all the papers, it is needless for us, at this nothing to be compared to As in a Bottle ; day of the sale, a multitude of exquisite ske- distance of time, to enter into a detail of it. and Imp-erial measure too! What an exletons of mammalia, as well as specimens If any thing could have heightened our opinion traordinary this Bottle is ! At first it appears finely stuffed, dried, or in spirits, were dis- of Mr. Farren, it would have been his exqui- to be merely, blue ruin ; then it is a magnum ; posed of. To-day the mammalia are continued, site performance of Ambrose. We have often in the beginning it is a pleasure, in the end, and contain many remarkable and unique in- wished we could transport all our English We must add, en passant, that when we criticise this dividuals, and, in general, a most

complete actors to Paris, to see one comedy performed lady severely, it is only because we consider her to have classification of genera and species. there: we now wish, for the honour of Old all the requisites for becoming one of the best female

actors of the day--when female excellence is so much England, that all French actors could see Mr. I wanted on the stage-Bela

Years.

Total.

325 Theology and

Morals.

Jurisprudence,
a Medicine, and

Natural Philosophy.

338 History and

Biography

Philology, Poetry, and

Miscellaneous

In 1825

1876

93 105

679

135
134
114

246 325 286

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just like tippling, it is a sore curse. The peared at Stuttgardt, an article from New details with respect to the pains taken by Romoral is excellent : do not indulge too much Cambridge treats at some length of the extent ger II. king of Sicily, to enable him to conin ardent spirits. No persons who live in well. to whieh the German language is spoken in municate to the learned of his day positive frequented and hard gin-drinking neighbour- the United States ; and it mentions, that in information as to the form and condition of the hoods (as we see advertised when public houses the year 1826 no fewer than twenty-eight various countries of the world then known. are to be let), but should witness this dram-a. German newspapers were in circulation there; Not contented with collecting and collating all What a warning to the dealers in cheap, and that at the last congress of the state of that the Greeks and Arabs had written on the adulterated, and manufactured wines ! Can Pensylvannia, the German language had nearly subject, he consulted a great number of the bestthey sleep in their beds after witnessing the been raised to be the language of the country (for informed persons respecting it. The discovery horrors of that paragon of human nature, the courts of law, &c.), the English language of this manuscript is a great acquisition to the Keeley,* from having only one bottle of stuff having had a majority of only one vote; in knowledge of the geography of the middle ages. as devilish bad as that of which they are the virtue of which, however, it maintains its M. Jaubert has undertaken a complete translamakers ? Surely if ever there was a piece cal- superiority for the present.

tion of it. aulated to scourge the vices of the age, it is Holland. During the last three years, there Church Guns. - It has long been a common this Bottle Imp, with its music so appropriately have been published in the kingdom of the expression in Scotland, when speaking of any supplied by Mr. Rod-well. Long may it run, Netherlands, (chiefly in the northern or Hol- eminent preacher, to say that he was “a as a good bottle should, bumper after bumper; landish provinces), works to the amount fol. great gun of the kirk;” but last week there and the English Opera House resemble the lowing:

was a new reading of this phrase. The Rev. Thames for many a week—not in Noyades,

Mr. Somerville, minister of Currie, presented though the acting in this is truly admirable,

to the King in person a patent safety gun of but in audiences, “ without o'erflowing, full.”

his own invention, which was most graciously

received by His Majesty. This is, therefore, VARIETIES.

another great gun of the kirk. Bythinia.-Baron Hanmer, in the map of Bythinia published in his History of the Otto.

LITERARY NOVELTIES.

We have just seen an anonymous quarto voluine on the man Empire, places Lefka on the right bank

Landscape Architecture of the Great Painters of Italy (by of the Sangaria, in conformity to Leake and

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G. L. M.), privately circulated, we believe, but with

1827 Otter : Ritter and other geographers place it

which we have been so much pleased, that we have to

express our hope that it will not be kept from the public. on the left bank. Such a circumstance as this The number of translations in various branches,

Àlexander von Humboldt's Lectures on Physical Geomight puzzle an invading Russian army, going but almost exclusively in the nine northern graphy are announced for publication in 2 vols. 8vo. by to war upon the latest authorities !! provinces, was, in 1827, 120 works from the Cotta, under the title of Entwurf einer Physischen Wett,

beschreibung. They will at the same time appear in Thames Tunnel.-We are glad to see that German, 58 from the French, and 25 from the English and in French. the voluntary subscription in aid of this great English. In 1826 the number was 107, 57, The Netherlands.-A work has lately been published at undertaking, is mounting with considerable and 30...Blätter für Litterarische Unterhal- Utrecht, containing a history of the discoveries made at

various periods by the people of the Netherlands, in rapidity. We trust it will enable Mr. Brunel tung.

America, in Australia, ia the Indies, and in the Polar to finish his difficult and extraordinary work.

Sweden.-Captain Chevalier M. G. Ankar. Regions. In this work other countries are charged with Drowning.–The most respectable authors swaerd has the merit of bringing out an ex. discoverers, and with having had recourse to other means have recommended, in the case of persons ap- ceedingly interesting work,mA Description of of depriving them of the honour of discovery. parently dead from drowning, the artificial all the remarkable Ruins to be found at pre- Hortator, and approved ofEy“Mr. Abernethy, the sur insufflation of the lungs, as one of the most sent in Sweden, together with Lithographie geon. efficacious proceedings. Recent experiments Views of them. The first No. contains four on animals have however shewn, that, unless ruins of the famous town of Wisby; and three Kennedy's Origin of Languages, 4to. 21. 128. 6. bdsm under very judicious direction, it is attended more Numbers are to be published within the Buru's Principles of Midwifery, seventh edition, 8vo. 16e.

bds.-Burn's Principles of Christian Philosophy, second with great danger. In sheep especially, a present month.

edition, 12mo. 78. bds-Pearson's Sermons, 8vo. 12s.bds. single insufflation, if a little too strong, proHuman Salamander.- The French papers Notes by Carey, 12mo. 58. bds.- Mosely's

Greek Exercises,

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the revolution, and grees of Reaumur (30 degrees above the heat Johnson's Cicero, Latin and English, 8vo. 1. cloth.-stripped of its ornaments. The arms of France of boiling water); and, on leaving the oven 108. 6d. : large paper, 17. Is. bds. – Pratt's Justice of the are replaced in burnished gold, and the en- in which he had been shut up, plunged into Peace, 12mo... bds Formation and Culture of the semble' has a very fine effect : the arms are a cold bath, without experiencing the least Twelve Designs, 12mo. 6. bds.-si R. Inglis on the composed of a globe, surmounted by a crown, inconvenience. This capacity of supporting Catholic Question, 8vo. 58. bds. Calcutta Medical Transreposing on palms and other ornaments. Con- heat is attributed by them to the circumstance actions, Vol. III. 8vo. 158. bds. noisseurs find the crown too large, the globe of the air being a bad conductor of heat; as METEOROLOGICAL JOURNAL, 1828. trop bombée, and the central part altogether also to the precaution used by Martinez of

Thermometer. too massive and heavy.--Paris Letter. wrapping himself in woollen cloth, which is Thursday .. 10 From 52. to 70. The 19th of January last the cold in Gefle also a bad condnctor of heat. Various in. Saturday

29.48 (60 deg. 39 min. 15 sec. n. lat.) and at Fahlun stances are mentioned in which an equal and Sunday (60 deg. 35 min. 15 sec. n. lat.) was at 34 deg. even a greater degree of heat has been sup- Monday.... 14 Reaumur ; but it did not last more than twelve ported by human beings; and among them, Wednesday 16

75. hours.-Ausland, No. 79.

that of several females in one of the French Wind prevailing S.W. The number of students in the University of provinces, who, by habit, were enabled to re.

Except the 16th, generally cloudy, with frequent show, Upsala last year was 1520, of whom only seven main for ten minutes without injury in an

Rain fallen, 625 of an inch, were foreigners. Among them were 141 noble- oven in which meat and vegetables were cook. Edmonton,

CHARLES H. ADAMS. men, 358 sons of clergymen, 229 sons of pea- ing, and the temperature of which was 112

TO CORRESPONDENTS. sants, 264 sons of civilians in office, 68 sons degrees of Reaumur ; being two degrees above

We received the design of a New Palace, which we of military persons, and 199 of citizens. Of that endured by Martinez.

cannot engrave, and do not entirely approve of, though all these, 357 studied theology, 356 jurispru- The Edrisi.-The perfect manuscript copy infinitely superior to the abortion which now deforins dence, 82 medicine, 403 philosophy, and 322 of the Edrisi lately discovered in the Royal Not having got in time two illustrative engravings applied themselves to no particular branch. Library at Paris consists of 260 leaves, and is to explain a remarkable event in Dr. Walsh's history of Ausland. dated in the 744th year of the Hegira, the the Gnostics and early Christian persecutions, we are

of State of German Literature in America.-1343d of our era. It was written at Almeria

ERRATA. -- Indisposition led to a few typographical In an historic-geographical journal, Das Aus- in Spain, in the Arabic characters used by the errors in our last No., not of much importance, but land, the first® No. of which has lately ap- Moors in Africa, and which are very ugly: read they:" p. 435, col. 3, line 4 after the signature of

The preface states that the work was finished Byron, for « curious," read “recondite;" p. 186, col. 1, * Keeley is so capital in this piece, that a punster, who in the 548th year of the Hegira, the 1154th of line 34 for cand subjected to;" read and only subjudges of every thing by long measure, swore he was within an ell (L) of Kelly: our era. This preface contains very curious l' entirely."

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