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various accessories, are introduced and com- the handling better; and, indeed, was im- jaffairs, &c. &c. ; upon which, as fair by-standposed with Mr. Wilkie's usual skill. The exe- proved by being vigorously clutched. Its ers, looking on at the play, and seeing a good cution of the plate, which is a line engraving, features were broader, its characters more deal of the game, all that we shall now remark does Mr. Mitchell the highest credit.

English. The manners and sentiments of is, that we wish we could see superior genius

the ladies and gentlemen in the Step-Mother addressed to dramatic literature. In our judgThe Spanish Flower-Girl. Engraved by R. are decidedly French, and their English dress ment, Mr. Planché uses dramatic literature as

Graves, from a painting by Murillo. and language neither fit nor become them. he finds it; and the man who has furnished This is to be the frontispiece to the Amulet There is one exceedingly objectionable point half a hundred popular productions, is not, as for 1829. Every body knows the exquisite in the piece. No woman, so sensible, so vir- we think, to be accused of wanting higher beauty and character of the original picture, tuous, and so highly minded, as Mr. Lacy powers than he has displayed; the fact is, these which is one of the most valuable ornaments of would have us suppose Mrs. Bramwell to be, higher powers are not wanted, or he would soon the Dulwich Gallery, rich as that gallery is in would bestow the daughter of her husband, off display them. Our historical aspirants come the works of Murillo. The name of Mr. Graves hand, upon a scamp of a colonel who, not five in a few years to portrait painting ; and it is is new to us as an engraver for any of the An- minutes before, has insulted her, the wife of no imputation on any writer for the theatres, nuals, and we rather think that this is his first his best friend, with an open avowal of his to see him falling into the lighter taste of the contribution to them. Under these circum. passion, and who, from his whole conduct, she day and fancy subjects. To such belongs the stances, and without entering into any invi- must consider, at least, an egregious ass, if he Mason of Buda, a clever little piece, with the dious comparisons, we can justly say, that his be not an unprincipled coxcomb. Miss Jarman music by Mr. Rodwell, very sweetly composed, plate is highly creditable to him; and that we and Mr. Bartley, as Mr. and Mrs. Bramwell, and the acting as good as need be to pass such have no doubt he will give us future oppor. and Mr. Wrench, as the Colonel, did as much portion as it occupies of a pleasant evening, tunities of more unreserved eulogium. as was possible with the materials allotted to Two lovers, Count Emerich (Sinclair), and

them: but the gem of the piece was Miss Imra, a Turkish girl (Miss Graddon), get into DRAMA.

Goward's personation of the second son, Julius, a dreadful scrape with Abdallah, a despotic

a sentimental schoolboy-his heart divided be- Turk (J. Smith), who dooms them to be chained MR. FARREN made his appearance at this tween plum.cake and the tender passion! This to a rock, and walled in. Peter Stein, the theatre_last Thursday week, and played Sir young lady is very nearly the best actress now mason. (T. P. Cook), and Aspen, a locksmith Peter Teazle in his usual style of excellence. on the stage. Several busy-bodies, by the by, (Wilkinson), are employed to execute this Mr. Liston was the Crabtrec, and Mr. Harley have been indefatigable lately in their efforts agreeable job, and through their means the the Sir B. Backbite—both, we believe, for the to marry this good and clever little girl to as captives are ultimately liberated, and the affair first time. They could not be otherwise than good and clever a little comedian. Perhaps ends comfortably. Peter Stein and Aspen amusing ; but they were certainly out of their they will permit us to suggest a match, in our have also wives, who take part in the piece, element. Mr. Jones, who was evidently la. turn. We wish Mr. Raymond would marry and add to its whim and incident. Since the bouring under indisposition, played Charles Miss Cawse: we are sure it would be a happy first night it has been eminently and deservedly Surface, and Mr. Cooper Joseph ; but, next to union. Both have excellent teeth and capital growing in favour, and is always received with Farren's Sir Peter, the Mrs. Candour of Mrs. heads-of hair. They would do nothing but great applause. Davison deserves the most honourable men- smile and look pretty the live-long day; and Sinclair's delicious notes, every one, tell on tion. A translation of La Reine de Seixe Ans, each thinking so exceedingly well of themselves the ear in this commodious house ; and he is was announced for representation yesterday; as they evidently do, congeniality of mind and invariably encored in his beautiful song, “My and we perceive by the bills that the popularity disposition would render them, it is to be trust- Imra, come!” Indeed, all the rest of the of The Green-eyed Monster has induced Mr. ed, equally satisfied with each other.

music does Mr. Rodwell much credit ; and the Price to put it into rehearsal at this theatre. The Step-Mother was but coolly received ; appropriate recurrence of the fine leading air,

and we do not think it likely to have a long on which much of the dénouement turns, has the

existence. It was followed by Dibdin's opera happiest effect. Cooke and Wilkinson are ex. A TRANSlation of the comédie-vaudeville of the Quaker, revived for the purpose of in- cellent in the mason and blacksmith; and called La Belle Mère, by Scribe and Bayard, troducing Mr. Wood as Steaily, Mr. B. Taylor Mrs. Hughes, Mrs. Daly, and Mrs. Gallot, in was produced on Wednesday evening, under as Lubin, and Misses Hughes and Forde as their respective xvives and a watchful neigh. the title of the Step-Mother. Mr. Bramwell, Gillian and Floretta. Mr. Taylor, we repeat, bour. Miss Graddon is the heroine. a merchant, who has suffered some severe pe- is a good musician; but he has no voice : his cuniary losses, is restored to opulence by the manners and person are unsuited to the cha

VARIETIES. love and gratitude of a young lady, whose for- racters generally appropriated to a first male French Improvement.--Another order has tune he was originally the means of preserving singer; and we are convinced he never will been sent by the French minister of war to to her, and who now bestows it with her hand be a favourite in a large theatre. Mr. Wood, the commanders of different corps of the army, upon her excellent, but somewhat aged, bene- on the contrary, is nightly advancing in popu- to furnish him with a complete list of the factor. The children of a former marriage larity. He gave the well-known air, “ While soldiers who are uneducated, and an account (two boys and a girl) are exceedingly indignant the Lads of the Village,” in the true style of of the number of military schools of mutual at the prospect of being subjected to the ty- old English singing ; and long as the song is, instruction, which have been established. This ranny of a step-mother; and, with the old it commanded a most hearty and unanimous order has been forwarded with a view to pro. housekeeper, who, of course, trembles for her encore. Let him only take care of himself-vide instruction for the troops wherever it may situation and influence, heap every opprobrious he has every thing to hope from the public. be deemed expedient. epithet upon the head of the unknown and Miss Hughes sang her first song modestly and Potato Farina.-The farina obtained from hated intruder. The lady arrives, and being sweetly; but her cadences in the second act potatoes is now an article of commerce in Scotmistaken for an expected companion for Miss were not only vulgar, but terribly out of tune. land, where very fine samples of it are brought Clara Bramwell, is let into a plot against her. She should abstain from flourishes, which are to market. It is stated to be quite equal to self, and eagerly pressed to become a party to merely supportable when brilliantly executed, genuine arrow-root, and is sold at about half it. She humours the deceit, and by her kind- and positively offensive under any other cir- the price of that preparation. Mixed with ness of heart, liveliness of disposition, and cumstances. Miss Forde is a better actress wheaten flour in the proportion of one-third, beauty of person, gradually wins the affections than a singer, though she does not seem to it is a great improvement to household bread, of the unconscious conspirators.--Mr. Lacy is think so.

and is light of digestion. Sir John Sinclair's the transplanter of this trifle; but it requires

mode of preparing the farina is perhaps gene. more tact and taste than he appears to pos

rally known; but the following short account sess to catch and preserve one of these French On Tuesday, the Mason of Buda, a lively and of the process for domestic use may not be unbutterflies in all their delicacy and brilliancy. interesting, a dramatic and amusing burletta, interesting. Into a pail of clean water place He knocked it down with his hat, and, satis in two acts, was added to the stock of nightly a fine colander or coarse sieve, so that it may fied with having secured the insect for himself, entertainments at this full-blown small theatre. be two inches in the water; grate the potatoes pins it to his paper, without observing that It is from the fertile pen of Mr. Planché, of when pared into the colander, taking care his fingers have robbed it of that impalpable whom we see it often and easily said (in dis- from time to time to agitate the pulp in the plumage, in which all the beauty of its “ ex- paragement, possibly not always meant, of ex- colander, so that the farina may fall to the quisite wing”, consisted. He was much more traordinary success upon the stage) that he is a bottom of the pail. When the fibrous part fortunate in his drama of The Two Friends, clever adapter from the French, an ingenious which remains in the colander or sieve, has which being a subject of “ størner stuff" bore writer, a person of great tact in theatricall accumulated so as to impedo the washing of



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the farina into the pail, remove it. About | French Scientific Expeditions. In the second | are so on the alert here, that they sleep on the one gallon of potatoes is sufficient for a pail expedition to the Morea, should it really set cannons." of water. After the water has remained in an out, there will be another commission of The announcement of a new piece at the undisturbed state for twelve hours, pour it off, learned and scientific men, who will be fur- theatre of Berlin had excited much curiosity. the farina will be in a cake at the bottom. It nished with abundant pecuniary and other A student who had waited all day at the is to be dried slowly before the fire, being means for the prosecution of their researches. principal door, rushed in the moment it was rubbed occasionally between the hands to pre- To the commission in Egypt there will be opened. “Now, shame! shame !" cried he, vent its becoming lumpy; and it is then fit additions ; and an expedition is spoken of for on gaining a glimpse of the interior, “ the

The French prepare an extract from the interior of Africa. The King of France house is half full already, and yet, by heavens, the apple in the same way; but this is ex- is said to feel a warm interest in these under- not a single person has come in !" pensive, as the farinaceous part of the apple is takings.

The ridiculous style in which the Germans very small.

Turkey.-- The Ottoman empire is as extensive advertise domestic occurrences is well known. End of the World. A popular panic, the at the present day in Europe, in Asia, and in Take the following specimen from a Leipzig origin of which it is difficult to discover, spread Africa, as it was during the period of its splen- paper of 1817. “ Dr. and Mrs. Baumgouten itself over Europe towards the conclusion of dour; but among the vast countries which it make known to their sympathising friends, the tenth century. It was believed that the still considers under its dominion, some, as the that yesterday evening, at seven o'clock, it world would be destroyed at the termination of Barbarian States of Egypt, are independent of pleased God to remove from them, by her teeth, the year 1000. That epoch was awaited with its authority, or recognise it only in an il. their darling little Eliza, aged three years and an anxiety that may easily be conceived ; but lusory manner ; others, as the Asiatic pro- twenty days.” it passed without any extraordinary event. A vinces, cannot, in their condition of ruin and profound feeling of piety then took possession devastation, afford it the assistance promised

LITERARY NOVELTIES. of all hearts. Every one thought that he by their size, their fertility, and the riches, as owed to Heaven a token of acknowledgment for well as the population, which they formerly tour of Inquiry and observation through the United

Sir Richard Phillips has been for some months on a having rescued him from so terrible a danger. possessed. The Ottoman empire, it considered Kingdom, and is about to publish his first Part, containThe kings and the nobility, who had partaken as comprehending all these countries, is one of ing Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, &c. of the general alarm, were the first to prove the largest on the face of the globe. It con- some time engaged in preparing for the press a second

Dr. Richard Bright, of Guy's Hospital, has been for their gratitude, by building churches, which were sists of

volume of his Medical Reports. consecrated to God, or rich monasteries destined Turkey in Europe, with Greece • 23,692 square leagues. Hebrew Tale relating to the early part of the reign of

Mr. Horace Smith's new work of Zillah is said to be a for his servants. It was a contest of magnifi- Turkey in Asia, with its Islands

Herod, when the destinies of Jerusalem assumed a deep African Territories. cence and generosity, In a short time Europe


Mr. James Shaw announces a new and practical work, was covered with a great portion of those

Total........ 118,739

entitled the Parochial Lawyer, or Church warden and Gothic abbeys and churches which are still the This is a surface inferior in extent only to overseer's Guide on the laws relative to parish matters; ornaments of the most remarkable and pic- that of the empire of Russia, which com- persons liable to serve the offices of Churchwarden,

calculated , turesque scenes. A contemporary writer, Gla- prehends 210,000 square leagues. But the Overseer, &c. with full instructions for their legal and ber Radulph, characterised this epoch by a sin. Barbarian States have long been emancipated ;

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of the Austrian monarchy, double that of the The Mole.Does the mole see? Aristotle, Germanic Confederation, four times that of and all the Greek philosophers, maintain that Prussia, and thrice and a half that of France. METEOROLOGICAL JOURNAL, 1888. it does not ; Galen, on the contrary, maintains This immense territory will, however, lose that it does. The question has been re-agi- much of its importance when we consider that Thursday: tated in modern days. Naturalists discovered Turkey in Asia is a distant colony, badly Saturday the eye; but as it was unprovided with an peopled, feebly united to its metropolis, and in Sunday,

Monday.... 13 optic nerve, its capacity of vision was still the neighbourhood of powerful enemies. Se- Tuesday doubted. It has, however, since been ascer- parated from Turkey in Asia, and reduced to Wednesday 15 tained that the mole actually sees, and that it its European provinces, the Ottoman empire Prevailing winds N.W. and S.W. is enabled to do so by the aid of a particular would have an extent of only about 16,128

Generally clear. nerve, of which it is exclusively possessed. square league3. It would then be larger than Thursday.: 16

to 57. The Ear.-It appears by recent experiments Prussia, than Italy, or than the Britannic Friday made on the semi-circular ducts of the ear, Isles; and would, in size, hold the seventh Saturday .. 18 that the division of them by the scissors pro- rank among the European states.

Sunday.... 19 duces no sensible effect on the hearing, but davia and Wallachia were also detached from Tuesday, occasions a complete derangement of the bodily it, its surface would be reduced to 11,626

Wednesday 22

Wind variable, prevailing N.E. movements. square leagues, which is about that of Great

Generally clear. Provision for the Poor. It is reported, and Britain.

Rain fallen, 15 of an inch.

Edmonton. we hope with truth, that the experiment we so Anecdotes, 8c. — The old Duke of Saxe- Latitude...... 51° 37' 32" N.

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a tiara. Immense rings of wrought gold de- mals of so stupendous a size as those now about

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crypts, into which the rabble were allowed to was subdued to what it worked in”_many an Antony and Cytheris, as Hercules and Om-/ crowd, and obtain a peep at the arena, just hour's hard reading, as only antiquaries can phale.-_* An open car, drawn by two enor. level with their heads. The lower ranges of read, must these volumes have cost their inde- mous lions, and preceded by laurelled lictors, seats, in which the foreign ambassadors, the fatigable writer. The dresses and dishes the was seen slowly advancing from one of the dignitaries, and most distinguished personages, Temple and the market-place—the thousand woody avenues towards the high-road. A man were placed, were defended by a broad trench, little observances of social life, its fashions and was seated within it, whose graceful length of filled with water, and surmounted by an iron follies, paintings and perfumes, are described beard, large forehead, aquiline nose, and noble railing, as well as by nets, spikes, and gilt with the minuteness of an eye-witness—a curi. dignity of countenance, imparted to him a com- palisades, affixed to rotatory staves, to prevent ous, hearing, listening, seeing eye-witness. We manding aspect, that might almost justify the the grappling and climbing of the wild beasts. can scarcely speak of Zillah as a novel-though presumption of his vestments, which were in In these first rows, which were considered the its love-affairs, its hairbreadth scapes, &c. are obvious imitation of the garb of Hercules. Be- most honourable, sat, in a separate tribunal, enough to attract its young lady-readers—but side him sat a beautiful, but wanton and vo- the whole sisterhood of the restals, in their as an animated picture-gallery, whose colouring luptuous-looking female, sparkling with jewels, white robes of state; and in a parallel line is from one of the most gorgeous periods of and faunting in splendid habiliments, her suo with them, sweeping round the vast circle, antiquity; and we must say Mr. Smith has perb golden ringlets enwreathed with flowers, were seen the chief priests, the flamens and collected a mass of matériel which an historian and her naked, round, alabaster arm, hanging augurs, the consuls, prætors, and ædiles, the might be proud to set forth. But let our read over the side of the car, though she forgot not senators, and all the magistrates of rank, their ers judge for themselves.

to shade it with a little canopy of peacocks' seats being of Parian or African marble, coA Jewish Court-Dress.—" She accordingly feathers, that answered the purpose of a pa- vered with rich cushions; though some, to wore the particoloured robe, which she had her- rasol. Both parties were laughing loudly and whom the honour of the bisellium, or the self embroidered with flowers and gold thread, heartily. Another vehicle followed, drawn by curule-chair, had been decreed by the people, and of which the sleeves were of the richest mules; and several horsemen accompanied them, had decorated them with ivory and silver. gauze, decorated with ribands and facings cu- whose animals, having probably been trained Above these were the circles for the knights ; riously sewed together. These were blue, to endure the society of the lions, betrayed not and then came the great mass of the spectawhich, being a celestial colour, was in high the smallest terror at their presence." tors, divided, for their more commodious arfavour, and much used for cuffs and trim. Before we leave the fashionables of the ca- rangemeni, into masses of a wedge-like shape, mings ; though it was not deemed decorous to pitol, we shall quote two customs, and one and lining the walls with innumerable heads have the whole apparel of this hue, since none mode, the very echo of last winter. , up to the dizzy top of the building. Perfumes more was used about the curtains and veils of “ Look at the female wigs in that hair- were diffused through the theatre by means the Tabernacle. Her under-garment of fine dresser's shop-positively they get higher and of pipes, which scattered odoriferous showers linen, reaching to the ankles, and bordered also higher every day.

She started back in various directions ; in addition to which, with blue, had been decorated by her own skil- on beholding a live snake writhing itself about most of the better class, and many of the ful needle with clouded colours, which bore the in the bosom of one of the party, until in. plebeians, tad provided themselves with flowname of feather-work. Across her bosom was formed by Maia that it was a harmless little ers and nosegays." a pectoral of byssus, a sort of silk of a golden tame serpent, which many ladies thus carried, Zillah's escape from Antony is too striking a yellow, formed from the tuft that grows on a on account of the refreshing coolness it im- scene for omission. large shellfish of the muscle species, found on parted to the skin. The female in question * Zillah, gazing beneath her, beheld a vast the coasts of the Mediterranean--for the great took out the twisting reptile, called it her pet, and lofty hall, near the ceiling of which she ones of the earth had not then begun to rob her grig, her dear little anguilla, kissed it ten- found herself standing. It was spacions as the the silkworm of its covering. Her sandals were derly, and returned it to its nest.

* interior of a temple, decorated with ponderous of badger-skin leather, secured with golden Octavia standing beside a lofty candelabrum, columns, a large statue of the veiled Isis, and clasps. Her head-dress was of simple, and, on which her arm was leaning, and occasion other grim, gigantic

, and hideous deities of the according to modern notions, of not very beally passing from one hand to the other a ball Egyptian mythology, which being only indis, coming form ; for her black and luxuriant locks, of amber, which it was the fashion of the day tinctly revealed in the dim twilight, imparted being drawn behind the head, were divided to carry, because its refrigerating qualities kept an additionally stupendous and terrific characinto several tresses, their beauty consisting in the palm always cool

. Her long stole, bor. ter to the gloomy vastness of the enclosure their length and thickness, and the extremity dered with gold and purple tissue, and sup- wherein they stood. A wrought stone cornice, of each being adorned with pearls and jewels, ported by female slaves, was left open in front projecting about two feet from the wall, exor ornaments of silver and gold, of which latter to display the stomacher, resplendent with tended from the spot where they stood to the metal she also wore narrow plain circlets around jewels; while a mantle of light fabric falling opposite extremity of the building. Have her wrists and ankles."

in graceful folds from the clasp of her shoulder, you the courage to risk your life by walking One in Roman Costume.-“ Her face was was gathered up at its other extremity, and along this dizzy ledge ?' 'inquired Cleopatra, painted, her eyebrows pencilled and extended thrown across her wrist.”

pointing to it. It is your only means of so as to join one another,-one among the The Theatre.-“ Tbe large statue of the vic- escape, and I have myself just traversed it for many Roman fashions which were then in torious Venus, as well as the sacred columns, the purpose of visiting you ?'” vogue. Her hair, gathered up in tresses under obelisks, and altars, which usually stood ranged Night comes, and Zillah puts on her disguise : her veil, and received into a gold caul behind, along the centre of the arena, had been all re- -“ It was a garment which Cleopatra herself was confined by a jewelled and embroidered moved, not only to afford a better view to the had worn when it pleased her to personate the bandelette, vhioh in front assumed the form of spectators, but in the apprehension that ani. I goddess Isis, the robe being decorated with the


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