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Bois de Boulogne, that the first manufactory | jesty, carved by F. C. Phillips, and began to gleanings, and be almost blessed by this simple of wove stockings was established, in 1656. fear for another Charles the First affair ; but contrivance. We earnestly recommend it. Until the year 1665 there was no manufactory luckily the deed was done in sardonya, and We add the annexed rather as curiosities, to of plate-glass in France. Colbert induced another, still more natural, in mother-of-pearl. shew the diversity of matters which the Reposome Venetian workmen, of whom Nicolas du The same artist has the portrait of a youth sitory embraces, than as being of extraordinary Royer was at the head, to come to Paris, in its fittest emblem, wax ; flexible, susceptible utility. “ No. 230, 231. Portable Guns, in the granting them an exclusive privilege for twenty of any impressions--not durable! Wood en- shape of Walking-sticks ; manufactured by years (since continually renewed). They es gravings, printing, and other works of the J. P. Hubbard.-No. 232. Portable Pistols, tablished themselves at St. Gobin; and French class, followed ; and among these was “a de- in the shape of a Whip; manufactured by plate-glass, for size and beauty, soon surpassed sign for a Waterloo monument, proposed to J. P. Hubbard. No. 243. A Walking-stick, the Venetian. In November 1674, the exclu- be erected (of all places in the world) in St. covered with Whalebone : containing a masive privilege of manufacturing tobacco and James's canal.” A splendid fountain would bet- riner's compass, with opera-glass, telescope, snuff was granted, on a lease of six years, to ter suit the site ; and such a work is, we have pens, ink, &c. &c. &c._No. 261. Macintosh's Jean Breton, the first two years at 500,000 reason to believe, in contemplation. Another Elastio Air Pillow. The jean or canvass is francs per annum, the other four at 700,000 : remarkable design is, the project of a pyra- rendered impervious to air, by a thin stratum it was ceded in 1720 to the India Company, midal metropolitan sepulchre. By Thomas of caoutchouc, or India rubber, dissolved in pyro. at 1,500,000 ; and in 1771 it was let for Willson, Architect. The edifice is to consist ligneous ether."—And, strange to say, No. 27,000,000.*

of brick-work, to be faced with square blocks 289. Cook's Life Preserver for Carriages !” An. Having such proofs of benefit from public note of granite. The base of it would, according other rather droll entry is, “ Quarrel's Albion and competition before us, we ought rather to to the project, occupy an area of 40 acres, State Lamp”—but we never meddle with poli. repeat fas est ab hoste doceri, than set our about as large as Russell Square,) the length tics ; and as this is intended keep up a con. faces against any judicious effort to learn from of the ground.line being 1200 feet. The height stant flame, we must leave it to the care of its the proceedings of another country how to of it is intended to be 1500 feet, (nearly four (as far as a name goes) ill-omened inventor. promote the interests of our own. With these times the height of St. Paul's). --Thé pro- Altogether, though we recognise many old impressions, we have recently visited the Na-jector has published a prospectus of the work, acquaintances from the Society of Arts in these tional Repository, taking the Catalogue (se which will be found annexed to the painting rooms, we consider them to be eminently encond edition, with additions) of 295 articles exhibited in the gallery.". This monstrous titled to the public countenance. there at present exhibited, in our hand; and piece of folly, the object of which is to have we cannot help thinking the subject eminently generations rotting in one vast pyramid of CURE OF CONSUMPTIVE DISEASES.--(v1.) worthy of attention. Endeavouring to pro- Death, instead of being quietly mingled with Our readers need not be afraid that we are cure it that attention, our remarks must, their parent earth, and forgotten, is perhaps the going to weary them with any controversy : nevertheless, be very cursory and unconnected most ridiculous of the schemes broached in we have but a few words to add to the state

In the first place, we were struck with the our scheming age. The desire to accomplish ment in our last Number, and we finally beoddness, we had almost said the absurdity, of that which every wise and philosophical mind stow them on Dr. Johnson, and on the far more many of the names given to new productions. must wish not to have accomplished, is in- interesting topic to which his unmannerly at. They are quite unintelligible, and convey no deed worthy of a professor of that art or tack referred. It may be necessary to notice, idea of the substances to which they relate. science, Architecture, which is at so low an in the first place, that we have received a let Thus we have Phanosine, Grenadine, Harle- ebb in this country, as to stand at the bottom ter from Dr. J., in which he, like another quin-anglo-oriental, &c. for silks ; Crystallo. of the whole list.

Quixote, challenges us to appeal to a third ceramie incrustations for glass; Keramogra. No. 200 is a most ingenious and clever per- party, to decide between him and Mr. St. John phic for globes, &c. &c. One ought to know formance : “ Model of the Human Eye ; con. Long; and offers us the College of Physicians, Greek, Hebrew, and Sanscrit, to make out structed by G. Francis. Objects are very ac- the College of Surgeons, and the Company of what such appellations mean': plain, sensible curately depicted on an artificial retina, and Apothecaries, out of which to select some of English names would be far preferable. An. the image, as in the human eye, is inverted.” the most eminent members to sit as umpires, other defect we find in the Catalogue is, that This is well deserving of the notice of the while the combatants enter the lists and do prices are not mentioned ; as it is only by curious; and Mr. Francis of patronage for his battle. Now, we refuse this trial, because we comparisons in this essential particular that talents. The following are also very ingenious have no authority over Mr. Long to compel we can decide on the merit of the article ; for articles, and merit examination and reward.

him to fight with Dr. Johnson ; though we if it be twice or thrice as dear as that at which “No. 218. Patent Hinges ; manufactured by understand him to declare, that he has not the the foreign produce can be imported, it ought D. Redmund. They are so arranged as to slightest objection to bring the success of his to be discouraged as of no value. Ex. gr. close a door without the use of springs.

practice to proof even before the tribunal of when we read of a “fine specimen of Valencia No. 222. Filtering Machine by Capillary Al. the faculty, which it is very natural to suppose Shawl of British manufacture, equal in every traction ; sent in by C. F. Partington. The must be prejudiced against him. In truth, we respect to the Lyonese,” we ask what is the water to be filtered is placed in an inverted should hold any physician, surgeon, or apoprice of the British, and what of the Lyonese ? vessel, and then ascends through the cotton, thecary, in London, to be wrong, if he did not without which our intelligence is worthless. from whence it passes to the reservoir beneath doubt the efficacy of any discovery in medicine, The same remark applies to a very beautiful It is found useful in those cases of chemical such as Mr. St. John Long, or any other genarticle of female adornment—“ English Mech- mavipulation in which the gaseous compounds tleman not professionally educated, advances a lin Lace ; manufactured by Miss Sophia Wood- united with the water are to be prevented from claim to have made : but, at the same time, inward, New Basford, near Nottingham. The contact with the atmosphere.-- No. 225. Dyna- timate as we are with not a few of the leading fabric the same as French Mechlin; manufac- nomeler ; manufactured by H. Marriott

. This men in these three branches, we should also ex. tured entirely of English materials, only by instrument is employed to measure the strength pect, from their liberality and justice, that the the inventor of the machinery."

of animals.—No. 226. Indicator of Repulsion, moment they had inquired, and were convinced Having examined the silks and the looms at to shew the force of a blow; manufactured by of the validity of the pretension, they would work on various curious patterns,—the mus- H. Marriott.-No. 259. Improved Recumbent as decidedly pronounce in its favour, and prolins, table-covers, cloaks, straw plait, glass- Chair; manufactured by R. Dawe. By ele- mote its success. Several medical gentlemen ware, steam-engine models, engine wheels, vating a spring beneath the arm where the have, indeed, already done so, and given suspension bridges, bronzes, plate, &c. &c., hand rests, it may readily be converted into written testimonies of their conviction to our notice was attracted by " an ornamental a couch, and any required inclination given Mr. Long. (1.) Blackwood box, illustrative of the nature of to the back or arms ; and by drawing out a eccentric turning,” which we thought at once sliding pannel beneath, its length may be in-rience, having carefully examined Mr. Long's proceedings,

(1.) A must be a new edition of our worthy friend creased. — No. 271. Portable Flour-dressing writes to a friend, who had asked his opinion, and was a Christopher North's Magazine_but,' to our Machine ; manufactured by J. Yearsley:"-an patient of Mr....'s, after some very sensible remarks on disappointment, discovered to be literally an admirable invention, and one which may be stamina are so completely exhausted as to leave nothing

the impossibility of restoring those whose strength and Ebony box, manufactured by a firm, the pro- employed with the utmost advantage to so- to act upon, -"* It must be conceded, where those of the nouncing of which would give Christopher the ciety.' By it, private families may enjoy pure to render any benefit, Mr. Long has been extraordinarily

highest jaws'-ache, viz, " Holtzapffel and Co.” Run- and unadulterated bread, with the least pos- and wonderfully successful. Witness the cases of Miss ning on, we found the head of his present Ma- sible trouble. The poor in parishes, having E., Miss H., the Rev. Mr. N., Mr. Y., and a host of The government at present keeps the manufacture one placed at their service by a benevolent others: (we conceal the names, but the letter is in our

possession). In all these instances, extreme emaciation, pastor or squire, might grind their harvest-1 hectic fever, purulent expectoration, and the long and

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METALLIC ELECTRICITY.

engraved in the line manner, and accompanied in spite of the letter from a physician like him.

by letter-press descriptions in English and self, on which we have just supported our Sir,-In your Literary Gazette of Aug. 23, French. The plates in No. I. are pleasingly selves,) the grand question is, that the diseases is inserted a translation from Le Globe, on

executed, and give a very good idea of the which he acknowledges to be cured by Mr. Metallic Electricity; wherein it is stated, that different scenes which they are intended to Long are not bonâ fide consumption, and in M. Agnote Delarive, of Geneva, has success

represent. the case on which he founded his charge, the fully repeated the experiments of an English stethoscope* was more to be relied upon than chemist, who produced electricity by means of the 6th inst. we mentioned the beautiful en

The Souvenir.-In the Literary Gazette of the positive declaration of the patient respecto a pile composed exclusively of zinc, one face gravings which are to illustrate and adorn the ing his symptoms! Upon this point, all we of each plate of which was rough, and the other forthcoming “ Souvenir.” Their excellence, have to say is, that Mr. St. John Long has laid polished : these plates, which, placed at a cer- however, demands a fuller notice of some of before us not only many cases in which the tain distance from one another, had no commu- them. One of the most fascinating is “ The parties aver themselves to have been relieved nication except by means of the ambient air, Sisters,” engraved by J. H. Robinson, after and saved from complaints, all the appearances nevertheless exhibited a considerable degree of F. P. Stephanoff, and replete with grace, vi. of which were those hitherto considered to be electricity.” Now, I have every reason to be- vacity, and expression. We know not whether evidence of consumption (2), and of the most lieve that the pile here alluded to, was con- to assign the higher meed of praise to the deimmediate and fatal kind too (2), but has also structed by myself, the first and only one of signer or to the engraver. It is, indeed, an shewn us the diagnostics of distinguished me- the kind, until I exhibited it in my lecture on exquisite gem. Another extraordinary prodical authorities, previously consulted, stating galvanism, delivered before the Western Lite- duction is * Cleopatra embarking on the Cydthese very instances to be consumption, which

rary and Scientific Institution, on the 17th of nus,” engraved by E. Goodall. The picture, he has speedily arrested, and ultimately eradi. January last. I have, since that time, ex- by F. Danby, A., was the admiration of the cated. We are not, therefore, going into an hibited' its electrical powers in my lectures public, when in the Exhibition of the Royal argument on the pathology of the disease ;- before some other similar societies, and at Academy; and it is perfectly astonishing to all that we want to be sure of, is, that what is several academies. This pile was first con- see how successfully Mr. Goodall has copied like consumption, what not only patients but structed early in the summer of 1827, and its effects, and introduced almost all its des physicians call consumption, is precisely that its publication was reserved purposely for the tails, in the space of a few inches ! The sunny species of disease of which Mr. Long professes illustration of my lectures the following season, haze of the distance, in particular, is miracu. the cure, and produces a multitude of testi- and giving to them a greater degree of interest lously imitated. “ The Departure of Mary monials that he has cured.

hy bringing before my auditors this novel elec- Queen of Scots from France,” is also a deWith this we take our leave of the subject : trical apparatus. M. Delarive became informed lightful little print ; in the highest degree all that we have had to do with which has of the pile in question, in a conversation which creditable to the talents both of Mr. Leahy been to open it, as it well merited from its he had with Mr. Watkins, philosophical instru- and of Mr. Goodyear. In “ Ehrenbreitstein, importance, for public scrutiny. It was our ment maker, and curator of philosophical appa- Mr. Pye has very happily preserved the breadth misfortune, an accident not essential to the ratus in the University of London, who had and grandeur by which Mr. Turner, in his investigation, to excite the morbid humours seen it at my lecture at the Western Insti- best works, is distinguished above all his com. of Dr. Johnson, and provoke his ire against tution. Mr. Watkins has mentioned this petitors. “ Love taught by the Graces" is “ that prostituted, venal, and talentless jour. “ electric column" at page 17 of his Popular sweetly engraved by J. C. Edwards, after the nal-that sink of prostitution-the Literary Sketch of Electro-Magnetism; but not having pleasing original by W. Hilton, R.A.

" The Gazette.We are sure that we have sufficiently ascribed its invention, or the discovery of its Proposal,” engraved by C. Rolls, from a picvindicated ourselves from such imputations powers, to any particular individual, I was ture by C. R. Leslie, R.A., is also admirable. with the public at large; but we are anxious ready to suppose that that gentleman possibly Nothing can exceed the characteristic expresto stand better in the opinion of even our might have seen or heard of some other pile sion both of the lover and of his fair-one. accuser ; and to shew him that we are not of the same kind. I have, since the publication In short, we have seldom witnessed so rare an deserving of this abuse from an able person of that work, had an opportunity of seeing Mr. assemblage of talent, in so small a compass, as very high in his own esteem, we will copy Watkins, who has assured me that the pile this highly finished publication will be enabled the note sent to us by Dr. James Johnson, which I exhibited at the above-mentioned lec- to boast. with his " Essay on Morbid Sensibility." ture was the only one of the kind he had ever The proofs of the Forget-me-not, and Friends

" Dr. James Johnson, Editor of the Medico-Chirur- seen or heard of: Mr. Watkins likewise in- ship's Offering, have reached us ; but too late gical Review, begs to present the accompanying essay to the Editor of the Literary Gazette. Should the essay be formed me of the conversation which took for notice this week. found to merit half a column in the L. G., it would be place on this subject between himself and M. very gratifying to the author." Delarive.

Bunbury's Whims. Two Plates. For the Alas, hinc illæ lachrymæ ! the half-column

As my views of the nature of the action of Scrap-Book. Engraved from original Draw. gratification was unluckily not given, and dry electric piles do not exactly harmonise with ings by the late Henry Bunbury, Esq. hence the terrible bad character of the then any hypothesis yet made public, I purpose to

W. B. Cooke. esteemed and valuable Literary Gazette. notice them in an early communication for These plates comprehend five representations frightful train of symptoms usually indicative of tubercu

insertion in your journal. I shall, at the same of human figures, grotesquely composed of cir. lated lungs, and the approach of death, were present, but, time, have to notice other electric piles, with cles, angles, and squares. Under them are four as you already know, removed by the means employed by different kinds of metal, each pile containing distichs, by T. Hood, characterised by his pes Mr. Long: thereby conferring on the

only one kind.

W. STURGEON. value far beyond what the remedial measures usually pre

culiar talent, and which we would transcribe, scribed by the more regularly initiated in the profession are

Artillery Place, Woolwich, Aug. 27.

were it not that their effect would be mate: entitled to." (Can any thing be stronger ]

rially injured without the means of reference * This infallible machine, it must be recollected, is

FINE ARTS.

to the subjects of which they are the illustra. a thing, put to your chest, with a tube passing to your ear, which enables you to hear and comprehend how all

NEW PUBLICATIONS.

tion. is going on inside with your heart, liver, lungs, &c. &c. The Child's Dream. Engraved by G. Parker, &c. In this case the individual appears to have lost the greater portion of his disease before Dr. J. applied his

from a Picture by Sir Joshua Reynolds French Characters, for the Scrap-Book and Instrument to ascertain that he had no consumptive Bulcock.

Album. W. B. Cooke. symptoms !

(2.) We would ask if the following documents, from This is a picture which has been repeatedly This little whimsical publication belongs to many testimonies voluntarily and gratefully offered to us engraved. Mr. Parker has executed his task the same class as that which we have just as públic journalists by the parties, are not our sufficient with much ability: the tone of the flesh is very

mentioned. It consists of what are called warrant for what we have said? The Rev. Mr. N. declares beautiful; and the masses of light and shade

Implemental Characters ;" that is, of heads, that his lungs were decidedly in a tuberculated state, &c.

the features of which are formed of the in: describing the worst symptoms. Mr. H., & personal ac- are well preserved. It is in stipple. quaintance, describes the most wasting decline. Miss E.

plements used by the originals in their rerelates the utmost debility, and a dreadful state of noisome Paris and its Environs. Engraved under the spective occupations. A palette, a colour-box, expectoration. Miss H., cough, hæmorrhage, and utter prostration of strength. And, in short, we did not utter a

superintendence of Mr. C. Heath, from Draw- a portfolio, a mall-stick, &c. make up the head word till we were overwhelmed by testimonies of this ings made under the direction of A. Pugin, of an artist; a loaf of sugar, a pestle and mor. nature, from intelligent persons in the upper walks of life; and therefore, instead of regretting what we have

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tar, a pound of candles, &c. the head of a gro. published, we should consider ourselves inexcusable if, as This is the first Number of a little work which cer; an anvil, a vice, a hammer, a pair of friends of humanity, we had not brought the matter for- is to appear once a fortnight, at a price so bellows, &c. the head of a blacksmith; and a

moderate as to come within the means of every milk-pan, a skimming-dish, sundry jugs and

Each Number will contain four views, I kettles, &c. the head of a dairy-maid. As in

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SHAKESPEARE.

the former work, each plate is enlivened by | Stratford, whose acquirements, taste, and leic not hesitate to withhold it; for, he continues, two humorous lines from the pen of T. Hood. sure, have secured him the most intimate ac- (page 29 of the Supplement,) in speaking of a Those on the blacksmith are especially happy: quaintance with the subject.

portrait in his possession, one of the forgeries “'Tis said that Vice-and here's the very case

Unvarying tradition has pointed out the by Zincke, which has been engraved among the Can harden the expression of the face."

house represented in the accompanying plate as illustrations in the Supplement :“ I think that STATUE OF MR. CANNING AT LIVERPOOL.

that in which John Shakspeare resided when I may say with truth, that it is the most suc.

his illustrious son was born. Though it is now cessful effort to deceive the unwary, or even the Ar å meeting of subscribers to a monumental of unassuming appearance, and rather of mean experienced connoisseur, ever done.” Judging tribute in memory of Mr. Canning, at Liver- character as to architectural grace, it was pro- from the print, wo think that Mr. Wivell has pool, it was, after considerable discussion, bably in the sixteenth century esteemed a in no one instance exposed so clumsy a fabri. agreed, on the motion of Mr. Gladstone, to dwelling quite adequate to the domestic ac- cation, and one so obviously an imposition. erect a bronze statue of the illustrious deceased, commodation of a glover, even though enrolled We suspect that Mr. Wivell’s real dislike to in the centre of St. George's crescent, at the amongst the corporation, and executing the our criticism of his work, arose from our having top of Lord Street. Some of the subscribers magistracy in a provincial town of the ordinary not only disbelieved his assertion upon the Fel. wished the statue to be of marble, and placed pretensions of Stratford. The instrument is ton picture, but proved that it was a forgery; in the town-hall; but the majority decided on still preserved in the archives of the borough In stating its history, and that it was painted the more public situation, which necessarily whereby John Shakspeare became the actual by Cranch (mispelt Crauch in our notice), we led to the adoption of bronze, Mr. Chantrey possessor of these premises, in 1574, by pur- repeated the declaration of one of Cranch's most is to execute the work; and as Mr. West- chase from Edmund and Emma Halí, for the intimate friends, who knew of the facts as they macott is engaged to make a similar statue, sum of 401. They then consisted of two dwel. occurred, and who had often enjoyed a laugh on a larger scale, for London, we shall have lings, with gardens, &c. He resided in the with Cranch at the folly of those who had the opportunity of witnessing the different Eastern House, including the frontage here been deceived. We may add, in justice to Mr. ideas of these two distinguished artists on one delineated ; and on his demise he left the Wivell, who checks our further remarks upon of the finest subjects that could exercise their whole to William, his eldest son, who be- his ill-written book by his plea of ignorance, genius.

queathed them to his children, reserving a life that, in spite of its errors, it contains much

interest to his sister Joan in the particular re- valuable and authentic information, which will The Spirit of the Plays of Shakespeare, exhi- sidence of their father, wherein she dwelt till be read with advantage by those who are interbited in a Series of Outline Plates. Drawn her death in 1646.”

ested in the subject. The plates in the Supple. and engraved by Frank Howard. Nos. V. To this paragraph Mr. Rider adds : ment are valuable additions to an “ Inquiry" VI. VII. VIII. IX. London. Cadell, &c.

“ As the father of Shakspeare is generally which Mr. Wivell appears to have nearly, if The fifth Number of Mr. Howard's work (of known only to have been a woolstapler, and in not quite, exhausted. which we have already spoken well in its pro- the preceding account he is mentioned as havgress) contains outlines of All's Well that Ends ing been a glover, it may be necessary to re- Gallery of Shakspeare: Hamlet. By

J. W. Lake. Rolandi. Well, and Hamlet ; and we are glad that Mr. mark, that he is said to have followed the latter Howard did not end with it; for, though very occupation previous to his becoming a dealer in MINIATURE copies, etched with great skill meritorious, it is, to us, the least impressive of wool.”

and neatness, of Retzsch's Outlines ; accomhis dramatic illustrations. It borders too closely {We believe he was a gentleman, and entitled panied by extracts from the play. on Retzsch's Faust, for originality; and the pla- to arms : a matter not then, as now, to be asgiarisms from Planche's Costume are so mani. sumed by any body and every body.-Ed. L. G.)

ORIGINAL POETRY. fest that they ought to have been acknowledged.

THE CASTELL HYLL APPARYCYONN. The very Ghost is borrowed, and ought to have A Supplement to an Inquiry into the His.

By Robertt Haiercoode. been given up. The sixth Number illustrates tory, Authenticity, and Characteristics of the The rodie feytures of the sonne the Taming of the Shrew; the seventh, Julius Shakspeare Portraits, fc. By A. Wivell. Ne longerr smyl’dd upponn the lea, Cæsar, and Antony and Cleopatra ; the eighth, MR. WIVELL, sometime since, published a Butt faste beforre the evenynge donne the Merchant of Venice ; and the ninth, Much work, to which the present is a Supplement. Dyd hys goldenn feeres expyrynge flee. Ado about Nothing, and Richard the Second. We reviewed that work in the 546th No. of The pale-fac’dd estells" tremblynge eyne, We are happy to say that we think this last the Literary Gazette ; and Mr. Wivell has

Imbruedd wyth teares, appear'dd onn hie; Number is decidedly the best that Mr. Howard taken advantage of his Supplement, to shew that Wyth syckenynge glarre the moone dyd sheene, has produced. It contains several exceedingly our notice of his work put him more out of hu.

And meteorrs shott alonge the skie. beautiful groups ; the expression of most of mour with us, or with himself, than he ought The fyttfull wynds were calme and styll, which is as complete as it could possibly be to have been. It will be remembered by our made by any addition of light and shade. readers, that we have contributed assiduously

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broke ; to the exposure of the knaves who have been Views in Stratford-upon-Avon and its Vicinity, concerned in the manufacture and sale of Darke vapoures hange on everie hyll, illustrative of the Biography of Shakspeare ; Shakspeare Portraits. It is probable, that but

Lych age's sylverrie cryne? orr smoke. accompanied with Descriptive Remarks. By for our having been previously engaged in this Inn breathelesse sylence stoode the trees, William Rider. 1828. Warwick and Lea- laudable undertaking, from sources of informa.

The ryverrs trembledd onn theyr waie, mington, J. Merridew and W. Rider ; Lon. tion to which we had access, Mr. Wivell's And lyghttlie o'err the dewie mees don, W. Goodhugh.

book might have escaped our notice altogether ; Inn cyrcles daunc'dd the leven’ss raie. TuE etchings in this little publication are five but the subject was one upon which we wel. Whann lo ! bie yonderr moulderrynge tower in number; and are executed in a free artist- comed a fellow-labourer; and while we praised Appear'dd a phantomm wann and pale, like style. They consist of “ Anne Hath- his industry and research, we felt ourselves Lych Paeyence, restynge free fromm stoure,' away's Cottage at Shottery, exterior ;"" Anne obliged to state that the production was ill Upponn the plomage off the gale. Hathaway's Cottage at Shottery, interior;" written, or else have allowed its readers to Hys face look’dd whyterr thann a shrowd, “Shakespeare's Birth - place, Stratford-upon- charge us with having permitted this glaring

Hys eyne two estells fyll’dd wyth teares, Avon ;" “ the Keeper's Lodge, on Daisy fact to escape us. The justification of our Hys mantell was a sabell cloude, Hill, Fulbroke Park ;” and “ Charlecote Hall, remark is to be found in every page of the Hys stature bentt and hoare wyth yeares. Warwickshire.” The descriptive remarks do work; and, we may now add, is as visible in

A pot contain much information ; but so little is every page of the Supplement. Mr. Wivell ad

sanguyne mole upponn hys breste, known of our great bard, that for even the mits his want of literary attainments, whilst Appear’dd beneathe hys ayrie vestt,

Butt bryghtterr farr thann crymson gore, scantiest addition to that knowledge we are he is inconsistently angry with us for having grateful. The following notice of Shakespeare's made the discovery vhich he confirms : he

And inn hys hand a speare he bore. birth-place at Stratford-upon-Avon, Mr. Rider ought to know, that whoever ventures to become And thos the lornlie phantomm spoke, says he has extracted from an account with an author, must abide the comments of public Itts fayntestt tones were lowdd and shryll, which he was favoured by a gentleman of critics upon the manner as well as matter of his Lych cavern'dd wyndds eche accentt broke,

'Orr thonderr onn a dystantt hyll. How often do we regret, on consulting this work, production. Mr. Wivell states that “ he prides that it had not been undertaken on a higher scale, and himself only upon a knowledge of paintings and

In our last poein from this beautiful source we should adequately executed?. We hardly know a design, con: engravings.” If by this statement he expects correct the following :- for autumpe read autumpner necting antiquities with the popular feelings attached to the stage and reforming the stage itself, better calcu- us to subscribe to the infallibility of his judg- carnefully amefull-Ne moe wyth myne wyli, &c., Ne

moe wyth myne 'tt wyll, &c.-darkenns, darkenn. lated to unite the suffrages of the general public. ment upon the Shakspeare Portraits, we dol" i Stars. + Hair 3 Lightning Perturbation.

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Agaynstt mie lyffe upponn thys spott voted heads, strike the knife to their hearts, informed; but even if he did, we are proud to

Hys lethall sworde the murth'rerr boro, and sprinkle their blood about, that we may say that England has just furnished a nobler And here itt is mie spyrytt's lott be considered purified.

instance of devotedness to science. A young To roame att nyghtt foreverrmore !

We have been led to these remarks by the surgeon (as appears from the police reports), of Deny'dd a restynge-place onn hie,

perusal of a variety of pamphlets* relative to the name of Mr. Henry Holme, having through Through erthe itt nowe bewreenes hirr dole, transactions in the upper sphere of life, and the agency of his father obtained access into Forr nothynge can approache the skie which have really astonished us by the scenes the family vault at Hendon, under the plea of Exceptt a pees departedd soule.

they unfold. It is painful to read these de- burying the daughter of the one and the sister Yett doethh itt mie spyrytt joie,

tails ; but when read, we are forced to ac- of the other (most probably a headless trunk), As thorow ayre itt roames unblestt,

knowledge that there are more extraordinary took the opportunity of pursuing his phrenoTo wote the thornes thatt nowe alloie

things in real life than were ever invented for logical researches, by breaking open three cof. Wyll tayntt forr aye the murthererr's breste."

the plots of fashionable novels, or fictions of fins, and cutting off and carrying away in a any description whatever.

bag the beads of their ghastly inmates. What Thann lych the sylverrie mystts thatt flee Of all the narratives which we ever perused, adds to the beauty of the transaction, is the

Beforre the sonne's effulgentt raie, that which (in several of these pamphlets) re- circumstance that one of these heads was that Orr Pees abash'dd att Slauffterr's ee, lates the domestic history of Mr. L. Wellesley of the enthusiastic Inquirer's own mother. The Itt meltedd innto agre awaie.

is the most extraordinary.

When a man sits evidence states that he lifted up the corpse,

down in his closet quietly and dispassionately removed the shroud from the body, and then SKETCHES OF SOCIETY.

to weigh it, he cannot believe his senses, that severed its head with a knife, and bagged the MODERN : HOME: HIGH! (1.)

such a farce has been gravely and legally acted, maternal booty for a home* experiment. This

by men of the highest station and authority, matter has, it seems, excited a strong antiTHERE is an adage to the effect, that one in the very present age. Of errors this gentle scientific sensation in the uncivilised parish of man may steal a horse with impunity, while man has displayed an abundance for his every Hendon, a place in the wilds, eight miles remote another man shall be hanged for looking over hour, at home or abroad, his moments of re- from London; and the church wardens, &c. are a hedge; and we see illustrations of the truth laxation and hilarity, have been ransacked, prosecuting Mr. H. junior for stealing his mam. of this every day. We see that, as if by com- his looks and his language, in privacy and in ma’s head. Mr. H. senior, however, the present mon consent, the vices or crimes of certain public, have been translated_nay, his motives or existing head of the H. family, has given bail persons are seldom or never alluded to: it and ideas have been sworn to ;--and all this by for his son, and the magistrates were assured seems as if only such parts of their characters whom ?-by worthless menials, by scoundrel that the investigation was desired only in conseas they might wish the world to think and attorneys and their clerks, and by disappointed quence of there being something wrong about the speak of, are what the world consents to expectants, who, if they could not eat the brains of the H.'s, and that the furtive operator receive and act upon. On the contrary, we honey, were well enough disposed to destroy did not the less “ honour his father and his see other persons, as it were, singled out to the honey-maker. We have looked at this mother, that his days might be long in the be the scapegoats of society, the victims for case carefully, and we would not palliate one land." _We consider the whole to be a trisacrifice, with a whole hecatomb of the sins error of Mr. L. Wellesley's for the universe ; umph of science, and especially of the princiof their fellows laid upon their heads, all but because we condemn his dissipation, are ples of phrenology. their good qualities thrown into oblivion, and we prepared for the inquisitorial consequence, themselves persecuted as monsters without a for the rack he has suffered, and for the moral redeeming virtue. death to which he has been doomed ?+ We say

(From a Correspondent.) And the rationale of both these cases is frankly that we are not ; and we shall proceed At the time Lord Byron was one of the com. to be discovered firmly founded on human to develop the most prominent of the circum- mittee for the management of Drury Lane, a mature it is, indeed, the same principle stances which our pamphlet-reading enables us pretty young woman, who had been smitten with which leads to the extreme opposites of con- to review_promising, that we shall at least the disease of scrawling poetry, went to his house clusions and actions ; as from our own centre afford our readers some curious sketches of with her manuscripts, to request permission to we indifferently direct our eye to either pole. society from these and other sources.

The dedicate her work to his lordship. He received Self is the source of all.' In sparing, on Literary Gazette cannot deal in scandal, or her in his library, and made many inquiries the one hand, we soothe our sense we should have enough to gratify the rankest respecting, her situation and mode of life. of errors, and plume ourselves upon the li- appetites. Some strange stories must appear, Finding she was dependant, and had formed berality which makes allowances for the im- but of these we shall be tender and cautious. the intention of trusting to her pen for her perfections of mankind, ourselves among the What Lord Westmeath has to tell of his lady- future subsistence, he urged her in the most number. We are wonderfully magnanimous loss; and what Mr. Wellesley has to say eloquent and gentle manner to abandon such towards frailties, because we admit that we against

those who, if he be deprived of his a thought

, and pointed out the wretchedness too are frail; and in the compromise held parental rights, have, at least, no right to of a mode of existence at once so laborious out to others, we not only rock our own supersede him, we shall fairly extract. The and precarious. He warned her of the great consciences to sleep, but we require an equal account we promise, will fill an appropriate danger of doing what she had then done, and license to be granted to our offences in sheet of our sketches of living manners; and, counselled her never again to visit a young man

It is a bargain of iniquity; the if we execute our purpose as we contemplate, either in his own house or any where else; quid pro quo in vicious indulgence ! --- But be uninstructive neither to the present age nor and having ascertained what she expected to we must also, on other occasions, assume a to that which may hereafter pick up a volume receive for her manuscript, which he advised virtue if we have it not, and then it is of our labours.

her not to publish, he presented her with a that our fury keeps no bounds. There is no

501. note, and dismissed her, full of gratitude, consideration, no mercy, in us. As if our own

PHRENOLOGY IN ITS GLORY.

and deeply affected by his dignified kindness purity were in proportion to the vehemence WHETHER Dr. Gall bequeathed his cranium and the sterling value of his advices. with which we denounce every fault, we find to his disciples or not, we are not sufficiently This I have related to you to shew that no grounds of alleviation, no causes for excuse.

Lord B. did not deserve some of the obloquy In the severity of our judgments we seek to Printed at the Independent Press; and privately circulated

* 1. A Sketch of Lord Westmeath's Case. Pp: 48. heaped upon him in his mature years ; but, hide ourselves from ourselves, and most hypo- to a very limited number,

going deeper into the causes of such errors critically condemn the very follies and crimes 2. Judgment of the Right Honourable Earl Eldon, Lord as those with which he may be more justly of which we are guilty. This mixture of cun- Beaufort, February 1, 1827. Pp. 64. London. Miller.

Chancellor, on the Petition of Wellesley”. Duke of charged, there is a circumstance which I know ning and villany shews us off to advantage ; 3. Two Letters to the Right Hon. Earl Eldon, &c. did occur, and which, I doubt not, had a and, by a strange delusion, as we fancy we de- By the Hon. W. L. Wellesley. Pp. 134. Third edition. powerful influence upon his disposition. It ceive the rest of the world, we, either partially 4. Observations upon the Power exercised by the Court is well known that his father, Colonel Byron, or entirely deceive our own perceptions. The of Chancery, of depriving a father of the custody of his wooed and married Miss Gordon, of Gight, tacit compact is general, and its terms are,

Children. Pp. 48. Miller.
5. Atfidavit of the Hon. W. L. Wellesley, in September her fortune; and having succeeded in this

for the purpose of paying his debts out of Give me credit for my good qualities, and I 1827. Unpublished. will give you a like credit; at the same time

6. Statements respecting Six W. Crespigny, &c. &c. right honourable scheme, the whole of his let us cordially join in abhorring, detesting, Clerk, &c. &c.

7. Statement respecting Mr. Hutchinson, Solicitor, his subsequent conduct towards her was consistent and execrating, the stricken deers of the herd. + We are now speaking as if the testimony against him with it, and calculated to blight her every inAs in the old Mosaic law, let us lay the whole were entitled to implicit credit; taking the matter upon nocent hope, to poison her high spirit, and to burthens of the congregation upon their de- / side. its own face, and not weighing the showings on the other

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crush her heart. Some months before the From Vienna he intends to proceed to Paris, varied talents. Skilful in the art of express. birth of Lord Byron, she went to the theatre and thence to London.

ing malice, perverseness, cutting irony, terin Edinburgh, to see Mrs. Siddons, then in A new translation of Sir W. Scott's Lady of rible rage, he does not know how to impart the full glory of her powers, play the part of the Lake has appeared ; it is masterly done : as to his acting the charm which accompanies Isabella, in the Fatal Marriage ; and the co-a proof of its fidelity I give you the following heroism, generous sentiments, noble virtues ; incidence of the name of Biron, added to the line :

and it must be confessed, that it is especially effect of Mrs. Siddons's performance, so com. - The deer, half seen, are to the covert wending," this description of dramatic pictures which the pletely overwhelmed her, that she fell into is given by

French public prefers ; although, to succeed in strong convulsions, and was carried home de.

Der vogel taucht in's dickicht sein gefieder; producing it, an actor may have less need of lirious. All sensible medical men are aware of which literally means,

talent. If to this disadvantage be joined the the powerful influence that such agitations, and

The bird into the copse its plumage plunges.

exhaustion which at present deprives this actor such a state of mind and feeling in a mother,

of a portion of his powers, the reputation were likely to have on the future temper and

which he has acquired in England, and the eharacter of her son.

DRAMA.

| judgment which has been pronounced upon HAYMARKET.

him in France, may easily be explained. Valeria !_altered from Valerie by a lady of They who have been shocked by certain ac. MUSIC.

rank : prettily written, but the subject too tions, without grace or dignity, too often re[The following, from Vienna, has been printed several extravagant and dull to be made any thing of peated, and by those affected sobs, which oc

weeks, and waiting an opportunity for insertion.] by any body. Miss F. H. Kelly played the open-casionally resemble a convulsive laugh, are The great novelty and prodigy of the day is ing scenes admirably; but was rather too violent right in their censure; but justice requires one M. Paganini, an Italian performer on the towards the end. The celebrated j'existe! was us to remark, that these are the defects of the violin. This is the first time that he has left quite lost in the translation, and was j'existe national taste, rather than of that of the actor ; Italy; but I heard him previously, about five no longer. Miss Kelly looked towards the for it was precisely in those passages that his years ago, at Milan, in competition with audience for objects, when she had recovered countrymen applauded him with the greatest M. Lafond, whom he beat fairly. He is, her sight; Mademoiselle Mars, with propriety, enthusiasm. He must, therefore, be pardoned without contradiction, not only the first player kept at the back of the stage, where there was for having too frequent recourse to these vulon the violin, but no other performer, upon a landscape. But as Miss K. had only a library garities : it is precisely that cause of his sucwhat instrument soever, can be styled his scene, she could not well help the deviation, cess in his own country which has in ours equal : Kalkbrenner, Rode, Romberg, Mo- which had, however, a ridiculous effect. Als diminished the effect of his talent. Kean was scheles, Jew and Gentile, are his inferiors by at together, the subject was better handled by also more highly appreciated, and his performleast some thousand degrees : they are not fit Poole, in a small piece called Augusta, at ances attracted' fuller audiences, towards the as we say in Germany, to reach him the water. Drury Lane, a few seasons ago, where it failed. close of his engagement in Paris.” - Revue He is Matthews on the violin, performs a

Encyclopédique. whole concert on a single string, where you A very pleasant trifle, called The Quartette,

MACREADY." are sure to hear, besides his own instrument, a harp, a guitar, and a fute. In one word, he or Interrupted Harmony, -as light as a feather, We have already stated our opinion of is a necromancer, and bids fair to beat la was brought out here on Thursday. It is Macready, and we have little to add to it. giraffe. We have here hats, shawls

, gloves, whimsical, and well put together, with two of the three tragedians who share the apand nonsense of every description à la giraffe very pretty songs, prettily sung by Miss Gow- plause of the English public,t Macready is but yesterday I actually ate Auflaufy: --- you ard, who played capitally. The story is of a the one whom we prefer. It is he who apwill caution your translator against translating lady, who, living in retirement some leagues pears to us to possess, in the highest degree, the word by the gathering of a mob_it is from Paris, and, to escape scandal, forbidding the secret of speaking to the soul, and the merely a very innocent, rather insipid, sweet- men the house,-through her love for music gift of creating emotion : it is he who apmeat-à la Paganini.

gets the staff of a hussar ingiment by degrees proximates the most nearly to our taste, by There is a great deal of romance in the arrival of her uncle, the general, hide them- without affectațion. He is occasionally charge

quartered upon her. These heroes, on the being natural without vulgarity, and elegant report about his former life, and the means and vicissitudes by which he has attained such selves; but he finding the trumpeter, who is able with action a little formal, with attitudes extraordinary skill.

also of the party, makes him blow the turn a little too academical; and also with-excla. Already a clever per out, and they all turn out accordingly. The mations too much prolonged, and consequently former, he killed his wife from jealousy, or whole raised a good laugh from beginning to without effect (although certain persons prethrew her into the water, which amounts to

tend to admire them); but these are faults the same thing, as it shews the same kind end, as hearty as it was short. disposition.

Macready For want of evidence, how

which may easily be corrected. condemned to ten years' imprisonment. His been played by the juvenile corps : and the is passionately fond of his art; he is well in. ever, he was not executed for this crime, but At this theatre the opera of Artaxerxes has possesses most of the qualities which consti

He is still young; he judge, it seems, must have been an ama- little Coveney proved herself a perfect young formed; and he has a taste for study. With teur, for he allowed him to take his violin Billington in Mandane. The other parts were such qualities he ought to do much, and even to his place of confinement; but, by, the also filled as well as possible by their small to surpass himself. He has already had the whimsical proviso he made, one might think representatives. A new harlequinade, besides, courage to reform a manner which had been this same judge to have been an English. witnesses to the activity of Mr. Elliston. man; for, although he allowed him his violin,

very successful, but which did not satisfy the he would by no means grant him a supply of

purity of his taste. He is now in a good path, strings,--so that poor Paganini was reduced to “ We attentively studied Kean in the last and he has only to persevere, to place himself

in the rank of the most celebrated actors of the one only, when, after seven years' imprison characters in which he appeared, and we rament, the King of Naples (for the whole hap-tify all the praises that we have already given

English stage."--Revue Encyclopédique. pened at Naples, and under the reign of Na. him; only adding, that in comparing him to Sinclair has been performing for ten days poleon) chanced to pass his prison-house, heard Monvel for the perfect accuracy of his diction, with great éclat at Liverpool, where the jour. him harp upon his last string, and was 80 his great intelligence, and his talent in sup-nals say he was in excellent voice and enchanted by his performance, that he imme- plying by art the absence of the gifts of na: cored in every thing." Miss Noel enacted and diately issued orders for his release. All this, ture, we ought to have said that he did not sang the leading female parts also much to the however, he contradicts by an article in the approach Monvel with respect to the unction

gratification of the audiences. Beobachter and the Modenzeitung, of which I which that actor threw so admirably into his send you a copy parts. Kean has not obtained a fashionable

VARIETIES. He has already performed thrice to crowded success at Paris ; but he has been duly esti.

Saltpetre.-.A commission, composed of four houses in our great Masquerade Hall. The be- mated by a select portion of the public,mby ginning of the concert was, as usual, stated for amateurs who have taken the pains to study members of the French Academy, appointed at half-past eleven; at eleven, not a pin dropping his manner. Undoubtedly, they do not re

• Mr. Macready is playing, we observe from the Cam. from the roof would have reached the ground: cognise in Kean a perfect actor, or one of very bridge Chronicle, with immense applause at Cambridge. people were already there at nine o'clock. He

His Virginius, Othello, and William Tell, are spoken came hither with six florins (paper) in his

• Mr. Kean has been of late occasionally performing most enthusiastically.

with success in the west of England, Liverpool, and other + Kemble, Kean, and Macready. The Parisians pocket ; now you may style him a warm man places.

not yet had an opportunity of seeing Young.-E. L. G.

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