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grate. She can say her beads, the angelus, i found to have no taste nor talents for music, On the tables around are mineralogical spe. the benedicite, the thanksgiving; she has learned the singing-master must bestow the more pains cimens, organic remains, &c. &c. the whole a hundred ways of recommending herself to the in teaching her to sol-fa, and she will scream offering an agreeable half hour's lounge

, which saint whose name she bears, to her guardian most confidently little opera airs, and play long we the more readily recommend, as the pro. angel, to the patron saint of the order and of concertos.

prietor appears to be a meritorious person, and the convent. She has read more than once Think, madam, how wonderful are the know, nearly as original as the needlework. some extracts of the legend ; she knows a ledge and acquirements of a young English lady number of marvellous tricks which demons of rank who has been fashionably educated ! A Panorama of the Greek War is daily to be and spirits play in this lower world ; she is the mother exults in introducing a daughter seen at the Rotunda, near Blackfriars Bridge, ignorant of none of those little pastimes with so well tutored to play her character--athrms The views (some dozen in number) rewire which the imagination and judgment of girls she is all talent, beauty, and elegance-com- before the eyes of the spectators, and sher are exercised ; she can colour images, and adorn pletely finished — an absolute phạnix. The them the principal scenes and events of this with straw and gilt paper an Agnus Dei or young lady, enriched with so many perfections, memorable contest. There is music

, to prepare a holy relic, as elegantly as a professed nun. finds herself the leader of a numerous and flat- the spirits for the moonlight passes and the Perhaps she also knows how to embroider a tering set of acquaintances-is presented at desperate fights; and our young friends will flower in gold

or silk, and in thread on cloth, Almack's-goes to every party devotes her. like it much better, even át first sight, than to work à la marli, to make buckles of ribands, self to fashion and is advised by her mamma

their Greek Lexicons. and even to knit stockings. She has received to become the bride of the most eligible man in the great parlour some lessons of the minuet that offers before the close of the season.

MUSIC. and country dance; she makes admirably well

NEW PUBLICATION, the most profound courtesies. Lastly, if she is

The Elements of Flute Playing. By T. Lind. fond of music, the matron grand chantress will The following is a verbatim copy of a printed

say, Intended to aid the Pupil and the take a pleasure in teaching her to sol-fa, and bill left by a party of these nuisances and

Preceptor. London, 1828. she will sing most devoutly little hymns and sleepbreakers. "To the ladies and gentle

. We have examined this work with much me long canticles.

men residing in Brunswick, Tavistock, and tention, and exceedingly regret chat our listín See, madam, how far they go-the know-Euston Squares, Burton Crescent, and neigh, (for notices of this class) do not permit us to read ledge, the talents, the attainments, of a young bourhood. Ladies and Gentlemen, — With sen. der ample justice to the value of an excellent Frenchwoman of quality, who has been weil sible recollection of by-gone patronage, your book of instruction. But we cannot help: educated. The mother glories in having a “Wandering Melodists, the Christmas Waits," pressing our concurrence in the author's remarka daughter so well formed for the world; she beg to offer

their best

compliments on the ap- on the choice of an instrument ; she want of pretends to discover that she does not hold up proaching festival. The Band on this occa, caution and judgment in the purchase of shiela her head, that she has a shoulder too high, or sion, as heretofore, has been numerous and has frequently been pernicious, as well as an atokward air, to have it thought that she select, and trust to merit that liberal diffusion pensive to the amateur. Mr. L. seems to be may still

be improved,'so as to become a pro- of your favours which has enlivened our homes perfectly studied in the flute, and has industria digy. The young lady, enriched with such an and cheered our hearts

for a series of years

. Ously availed himself of the abilities of the best ample collection of accomplishments, is placed at We trust our sprightly notes of melody, awak- masters who have preceded him at the same the head of a numerous and splendid household, ing sweet Echo on the dull ear of Night, has time honestly acknowledging the sources from is presented at court, introduced into all compa- stole on your gentle slumbers, and again lulled which he has compiled. We admire his dia. nies

, given up to the great world, and it is you to repose with the soothing candanza of gram shewing the angle of elevation of the recommended to her to commence mother of a the lullaby. family within the year.

M. Putnam and J. Lawless, Vidins, 6, Swinton Place, representing the fingering of the notes, botay.com

instrument across the lips, and also the mode of [The above has been translated from an old French work, Town .. sayer, clarianet. Tiestoord Street, Somers which are (to us) ingenious and novel modes

and thus parodied with reference to the march of mind | Town: E. Smith, Double Bass, 16, Little Coran Street; of explanation. The rules for applying the
in the education of English females.]
Smith, Violoncello, T. Shambler, Fitte, 7. Swinton various ways of fingering were much wanted

,
(Addressed to a Chinese Lady)

Place, Bagnigge Wells Road.
An English young lady at sixteen or seventeen Having redeemed our pledge, we shall have sound in his remarks on tone, secentuation,

and are well exemplified. Mr. L. is also very years of age, sometimes sooner, goes from a

the honour of paying our personal respects in and tonguing ; and has given a regular series boarding school into the world.-(you know the holyday week. In respectfully taking our of well-digested examples for a student's prato what a hnarding school is); the governess

with leave,
we beg to remind you, that as some who tice. On the whole, we congratulate him

on whom she has lived ever since her childhood are pretenders to the Magic Wand of Apollo, the merits of his very useful work, and wish (except during the holydays) restores her to would attempt to impose on your liberality, him every success with it. His second book her parents, who, frequently the same day, and defraud us of your favours, it may be will

, we trust, soon- make its appearance, and introduce her to their friends, of whom she necessary to say, that we will produce a book knows a little by a few cold caresses she has with a printed label, containing our names,

must meet with a very favourable-reception. received from them in her mamma's drawing- instruments, and addresses as above," Referring to preceding works of this class,

we may remark, (and it will be a sort of retro. room, when at home for the holydays, before

spective musical review,) that Wragg's old being brought out. She knows very well how

SIGHTS OF LONDON. to conduct herself at church, repeat her prayers, At the Western Exchange Gallery, in Bond of plates !) is so unscientific and moreaboutus

work, (though it has run through eighteen sets and note down the heads of the sermon. She Street, there is an exhibition, by an ingenious from beginning to end, as now

to be despised has a hundred ways of recommending herself individual, of the name of Walker, which con by all intelligent masters. Gunn's philosophia to the world for her devotion to the religion sists of a remarkable variety of articles. Among cal work (compiled about forty years agodie she professes her own conscience, and the these is (we should suppose) a unique specimen more. theoretical than practical, and, like patroness of the Bible Society to which she of ancient needlework, representing the Mes- Wragg's, is many year too angient to poster belongs. She has read, at least once, all the siah assembling the people of all nations, from any of the great advantages which have resultado popular novels ; she knows a number of extra. the Apocalypse. It it very large, and consists from the modern improvements of bngesine ordinary tricks which lords and ladies play in of hundreds of figures, celestial and

terrestrial
. Nicholson's

book, (not

, however, his escaliens of those little flirtations with which the imagi- society for many years, though it is nothing as Lessons, which is really clever,) is entirely nation and judgment of girls are exercised; a production of art, it is certainly

a great unworthy the author's name, having been she can paint dowers, and adorn chimney- curiosity as a work of human invention and written by him when a mere lad, and longe knick-knacks, as elegantly as a supplier to one of considerable merit and interest :-including his present high reputation. Again, More pieces with straw and gilt paper, and other industry; In the gallery are several pictures before he had acquired even a small portion of of the bazars. Perhaps she also knows how a Group of Irish Peasants, which makes us zani's Preceptor, though an excellent work in to embroider a flower on muslin in worsted or acquainted with the name of a painter of that some respecte, is so very defective in arrangesatin-stitch, to work en appliquée, make bead country, Grattan, (who has, we understand, ment as greatly to lessen its utility, and, by bracelets, and even gentlemen's watch-guards

, been dead some years,) and does credit to. bis strange error in judgment, is filled up with She has been taught in the dancing-room how talents. There are parts of it possessing much cadenzas and preludes, fit only for concerto to walk a quadrille, and in the coach-house beauty, and the whole is clever and charac players ! Dressler's work, lately published how to step into a carriage : gives admirable teristic. An early picture by Northoste, finely Although much too difficult, is perhaps the lens slares, and inimitable nods, Lastly, if she is coloured, is also among the number, book of them all.

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discharging an arrow at two persons who sented to the library by Sultan Mahmoud), Schamai- , than it was under the imperial government: and that appear chained or linked together by the hands. Schawashidu-Nubuve (Sacred History of the Prophet, of of six to one of the number admitted during the peso The figures generally resemble the Egyptian. his Governors, and his House), &c.; Poems in the Arabic Amiens, when a shew of liberty was awarded to de The vase has been presented to the city of language, by Kasside-Buride and Abbaleba; in Persian press. Within the last few days, the prohibition of the Orleans.

by Hafiz, in Turkish by Ragib, Issabit, &c. We have French government against the admission of certa Fe.

also found in Achmed's mosque several of the books glish newspapers has been taken off: This prohibaza Superstition. At Freshford, if the church which, at the request of some of our friends learned in had, indeed, long been nominal; for although lisesi clock bappen to strike while the choir is sing- oriental literature

, were looked for by the emperor's prohibited papers were stuck up in the custom-boro, ing, during divine service, it is almost univer- at Etchmiudzin; namely, 1.'Anwaru Tansil, composed by seizure; and one of the perquisites of the department sally considered by the lower class of the inha- Kazi-Beisawi; 2. Keschaf; 3. Schakankunneiman() foreign affairs in Paris, was the receipt, on account of bitants as a sign that some person in the parish Tarrat, by Seyl-Scharif; and, 7. Kitab Siase, by Aristotle every kind, including, of course, those against sha will die before the next Sunday. Captain Sy- The library taken at Akhalzik cannot be compared there was a nominal prohibition. It is now getaran monds's gamekeeper, who recently died very with that at Ardebil for splendid Mss, but is superior to believed in Paris, that the law authorising the artis suddenly, lived at Freshford, attended the at Ardebil are written in the Tarsi language, and consist to their being declared libellous by a jury, will be abcLisbei church the Sunday before his decease, and on almost exclusively of the works of poets and historians, next session. his return home, told his wife that the church which have been collected at different times, without any The forthcoming "London Review," edited by the clock had struck during the singing, and that contains works on every branch of knowledge requisite early in February. The editor, in a brief prospectus,

systematic arrangement; whereas the library at Akhalzik Rev. !. Blanco White, will, we are informed, appa somebody in the parish would die before the in a learned Institution, such as grammar, rhetoric, states, that the London Review is not established, as le next Sabbath day. His own awful end veri-mathematics, astronomy, philosophy, theology, legisla- been surmised from his former writings, with the dar

Most of these books are in either of opposing or assisting the claims of the Ronen fied the omen in that instance, and infested it Arabic, which gives an advantage to this library, as the Catholics. He also asserts political independence of 2 with tenfold dread; and has afforded matter Persians, Turks, and Tartars, are known to have en parties; attaches great weight to questions of polita

economy: professes religious moderation ;-and decias for many grave discussions by the nurses and riched their language trom the Arabic.

N.B. In the proper names the orthography of the Ger. his determination that the London Review shall not a midwives of the village.—York Courant. man journal from which the article is taken has been vocate the interests, real or supposed, of any cláss, bo Planning. — Some wag in the provincial scrupulously

retained, for fear of still farther disfiguring ever powerful, in opposition to those of the community, journals is gravely circulating a paragraph,

them, by attempting to accommodate them to the English Lasuy, (says the prospectus,) the public are requered to pronunciation.

understand that the London Review is not set up with under the title of " a hint to the learned," Another work from the pen of the Rev. Richard War. This country is rich enough in talent to afford toto

an intention to rival any work of a similar descris in which he proposes to establish a subscrip- ner, entitled, What must I do to be saved? may soon be butors to many new journals, without depriving the old tion society for publishing such books as book- expected, sellers will not publish. Why not have other Arms, is also announced.

The Annual Peerage for 1829, with new Plates of the of transferring ils patronage, instead of extending i, to

any and all that may deserve it. establishments for selling such meat or fish as A new novel entitled the Collegians is nearly ready. butchers or fishmongers will not sell ?!

The third edition of Robinson's Designs for Ornamental H. Thoseley, B.A. of St. John's College, Cambridge

In the Press.o-A Treatise on Hydrostatics, by the Rs. A Dutchman's Climax of Happiness. - It Cottages, Lodges, Dairies, &c. &c. is promised.

With plates and woodcuts, a Treatise on Prin ung and

The Disowned has already run through a large edition Dyeing Silk Shawls, Garments. Bandanas, &c. in Pa. is better to walk than to run ; it is better to and come to a second impression. stand than to walk; it is better to sit than to for early publication, containing all the Popular Dis- with a slight Sketch of the Science of Phreuology. by

The Arcana of Science and Art for 1829 is announced manent and Fancy Colours, by H. McKernan. Esper stand; it is better to lie down than to sit; it coveries and Improvements of the past year, in Mecha: Dr. Epps, author of the Internal Evidences of Christiis better to sleep than to lie down ; it is better nical and Chemical Science, scatural History Rural and anity deduced from Phrenology.--The Bookbinders na to die than to sleep.

Useful and Fine ; a Leather and Vet

Miscellaneous Register.
We cannot insert the whole of this song, Preparing for Publication.-We observe in Mr.

Murray's ling, Colouring, Prices, &c.—A second edition of Stories

lum Binding; also, numerous valuable Recipes for Sprinkbut transplant a verse from our poetical to Life of the late Lord Londonderry: Flaxman's Lectures

lists the following novelties:-A Memoir

of the Public of Chivalry and Romance. our variorum page, where it may stand for on Sculpture: Lectures on Physical Geography, by Baron

LIST OF NEW BOOKS. an epigram :

A. de Humboldt, translated from his Mss. ; the Rise History of Bullanabee and Clinkataboo, 18mo. 36. GL. Ve sprigs of ton, cast off your fears,

and Progress of the English Commonwealth, from the bds. - Pinnock's Young Gentleman's Library, The No longer, for their pretty dears

Period of the Anglo-Saxons, by F. Palgrave, Esq.; the 38. 6d. bds. Magendie's Physiology, by Milligan, third Are mothers daring courters ;

Journal of a Naturalist; the Life and Services of Captain edition, 8vo. 1. Is. bds. Josephine's Memoirs, French, They're vastly economic now

Philip, Beaver, R.N., by Captain W. H. Smyth, R.N.; Vol. II. &vo. &s. sewed. Letters from an Eastern Colony, The coterie have ta'en a vow

Captain Back's Arctic Scenery (of which we have seen 8vo. 78. bds.-Croker's Legends of the Lakes, 9 rols. fcp. Of husbanding their daughters.

portions, and may say it possesses great interest); Bertha's 18s. bds.-Forsyth's Jurisprudence, 8vo. Is. ld, bdsVisit to her Uncle in England ; Ulysses, the Author of Delkeskamp's Panorama of the Rhine, sto. Os. 6. in

Homer; a second Vol. of Reliquiæ Diluvianæ, by Pro- case. -The Pomological Magazine, Vol. I. toyal 80 LITERARY NOVELTIES. fessor Buckland; Lives of British Painters, Sculptors, 31. 38. bds.-Gleig's Sermons, 12mo. 48. 6d. bds.-MontThe principal Mosque and the Library at Akhalcik, in and Architects; History of the Jews; and a Historical morency, a Tragic Drama, by W. H. Montagu. Crow Asiatic Turkey. (From the Gazette of Tiflis.) — The Mosque Memoir of the Foreign Policy of Great Britain since 8vo. 58. bds.-Widowson's Present State of Van Diemen's of Achmed, the largest in Akhalzik, has a very striking 1814,

by H. Ellis, Esq. Byron's Life, by Moore, Southey's Land, 8vo. &. Gid. bds.-Mrs. Hurry's Sunday Lectures, appearance. In the midst of a strange labyrinth of all for Love, Colonel Leake's History of the Morea, 12mo. 38. Od.-Dr. Channing's Works, 1 vol. 8vo. Asiatic buildings of all kinds, and the ancient walls of Gleig's Sermons, Clapperton's Travels, and other works the citadel, rise the gilded domes of the mosque, which is in the same list, we have noticed in preceding Literary METEOROLOGICAL JOURNAL, 1828. a work of regular European architecture. The surface Gazettes.

December.
Thermometer.

Barometer, of these domes every where bears the marks of the destruc- Mr. John Hinds (author of the Veterinary Surgeon)

Thursday From 50. to 41. 29.86 to 30.29 Lion caused by the bombs of our well-directed artillery. has a new work in the press, entitled the Groom's Oracle

Friday The Mussulman crescents are partly shot away-an em and Pocket Stable Directory, discussing the management

Saturday blem of the Ottoman power which was here overthrown of horses generally.

Sunday by the Russian arms. The Mosque of Achmed, and all the The United Service' Journal, and Military and Naval

Monday.... 15 buildings attached to it, are of hewn stone. On the right Gazette, to be continued monthly, is announced by Mr.

Tuesday

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30.03 hand of the lofty arched gateway is a small chamber, in Colburn, to begin with the year. We like the plan, Wednesday 17 45. 50. 29.72 276 which, during the late siege, the Turkish pashas reposed which is to establish a communication on professional

Prevailing wind s.w. from fatigue and danger. In the court there are two mo- topics between the respective services, to be a history of numents, surrounded by a low balustrade, in memory of military and naval events, and to be embellished with

Generally cloudy, raining heavily on the 11th and 17th.

Rain fallen, .575 of an inche the Vizier Hadschi Achmed Pasha and his wife. This narratives by officers now living, and biographical me

Edmonton.

CHARLES H. ADAUS pasha, who died in the year 1176 of the Hegira, was moirs of those who are deceased. All other naval and

Latitude ......51° 37' 32N. the founder of the mosque, which was completed in seven military news will, of course, form a fair portion of this

Longitude.. 03 81 W. of Greenwich. years. It is affirmed, that it was built on the model of publication, with which, we have heard, the quarterly Santa Sophia, at Constantinople.

work of a similar kind has been united. Towards the west the mosque joins the lyceum, which Mr. Parkin has in the press the Abomination of Deso

TO CORRESPONDENTS. possessed one of the best libraries in the East, collected lation, to shew that the destruction of Jerusalem is not We have two particular requests to make to our and enriched by the care of Achmed. It would have predicted in Matt. 24, Mark 13, and Luke 21, and ex. friends; first, that such of our old subscribers as are debeen unpardonable to lose this opportunity of augment- plains the principal parts of these chapters.

ficient in j.ast Nos. to complete their volumes, will lose ing the literary resources of our own country. Three A Guide to the Zoological Gardens and Museum, with no time in ordering them, as every week augments the hundred books were selected from the library; but in numerous engravings, is on the eve of publication. difficulty of perfecting sets; and, secondly, that nex making the division, the mosque and the lyceum retained The Casket, Vol. II. is nearly ready.

subscribers who desire to begin our thirteenth year with those works which the former requires for the service of The Adventures of a King's Page at our Court and us, will give their orders as early as possible to their bookreligion, and the latter for the instruction of the pupils. at several Foreign Courts, by the Author of Almack's sellers or newsmen. The most remarkable of the books found at Akhalzik is Revisited, is announced for early publication.

We do not think the specimen of W. A.S. (Leeds) sufthe first part of the Kitab Sibewe (Elements of Arabic A new History of Yorkshire, by T. Allen, illustrated ficiently polished for publication. -We cannot infor Eloquence), which is a copy made 697 years ago from a by engravings on steel, and dedicated to the archbishop, H. C.-G. is a pretty thought,--but we are obliged to MS. 158 years older. We also took three copies of the is being published in Nos. The editor of the York Cou- postpone many beautles. Koran (one of which is a splendid MS.), Commentaries rant speaks highly of the execution of the first two. We have seen Mr. St. John Long's letter in the John on the Koran, theological works, an Arabic translation Allen's History of London is promised shortly. Bull, Morning Post, &c. and do not feel called upon of the Psalms, philosophical writings, many books on the The periodical press in France, political, literary, and again to entertain the question of his cure of corvurup law, and rules for the interpretation of the laws, pub- scientific, is in full activity. At Bordeaux two new pe- tions. All that we know of the matte: sirce we dircted lished by Abuhanife, the first of the four lawgivers of the riodicals have been started within the last two months. attention to it, is, that some medical writers continue to sect of Omar, who lived in the seventh century of our era, Toulouse, Montpellier, Dijon, and Lyons, have also wit-attack him bitterly, and that when he does npls, he during the kaliphate in Bagdad; likewise Turkish and nessed new speculations in this way; and there is now does so very coolly; and, by appealing to his increasing Arabic grammatical and lexicographical works; and in scarcely any considerable town in the kingdom which and successful practice, seems to throw himself open to the department of history, Tarichi-Raschid, Siarl Kebir has not one or more daily or weekly papers. It is com- the only true criterion,-public opinion. This is all we (Narrative of the Principal Events in the History of puted that the number of newspapers or literary po- need say to the numerous inquiries adressed to us on Tarkey, which comes down to our times, and was preriodicals now circulated in France, is i wenty times greates) this important subject.

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