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from the same source, have been brought for- to move out of the town. This movement soon moolahs, with other priests, hastened to the ward and propped.
became very general amongst them. Before spot. He sternly told the assuff to desist in
mid-day the whole body had nearly quitted, on further attempts to irritate the Russians, as ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE.
the road to Tehran : some few of the chiefs resistance, under existing circumstances, could RUSSIA AND PERSIA.
and less cowardly men alone remained linger. only be injurious—that he might relinquish his Cox presenting the following journal to our readers, we ing about the place.-Alli yar Khan was not charge, and go about his business. Alli yar have great pleasure in acknowledging, that it is derived early informed of the desertion of the troops. Khan then retired with two attendants, taking from the best authority, both as it gratifies ourselves It is believed that their alarm was increased by the road to Tehran. The keys of the gates and as it stamps the relation with a very superior degree of public interest. Other letters which have reached us the threats of the inhabitants of Tabreez, who, having been concealed, Meer Fatha ordered from Petersburgh and Tabreez possess singular import- besides having a great antipathy to the south. them to be broken open, At the head of the into their details. Suffice it to say, that they are the latest erns, were anxious that their deserted guard- priesthood and principal inhabitants, he profrom these parts ; and that on the frontiers of Persia the ians might leave the city, being either appre- ceeded to meet the general, Prince Arristaff, decided opinion of British residents (who have the first hensive that they might attempt to plunder it for the purpose of delivering up the town. He chance of any successful resistance being made to the ad- / before they quitted, or, by a weak defence, was well received : assurances were given him vance of the Russians. " The unwise Shah, by deferring might subject the town to ill treatment from that none but public property would be seized. the payment of the money demanded by Russia (says one the Russians. Alli yar Khan, when apprised While the main body advanced, Prince Arri. the Russian army was under orders to proceed to Teh- of their flight, could only send some of their staff, Generals Pankrutraff, Saacken Tcherran. It is difficult to foresee the ultimate consequences chiefs and his own immediate followers to stop mitchmatze, Colonel Mauravioff, chief of the they must be fatal to Persia, certainly to the Shah: the runaways. In his anger he likewise or- état-major, and various other officers, entered and in attempting to quit it with his treasure, he would, dered the Tabreez people to pursue and plunder the city by the Constantinople gate, escorted most likely, be attacked and plundered by his own them. His orders were no sooner issued, than by a body of Uhlans and Cossacks. The arsenal From Petersburgh we hear so gratifying an account of the a portion of the armed citizens attacked and was first visited, and proper measures adopted Emperor Nicolas, that we are sure it must interest our stripped the southerns who still remained at to secure the stores. Prince Arristaff and his readers, when so much depends on the personal charac; their posts. About one o'clock there were suite then went to the palace, which, previously is concerned, on the personal character of the Russian very few left of the 5000 : four hundred were to their arrival, had been plundered by the Autocrat. Again, we beg to state that our information indeed brought back; they were secured within Maraud and Nukhsheewaun horsemen, aided by is from such sources as to entitle it to not common con: the walls of the citadel (Ark), to prevent a second the low populace of the city: little else had man of superior information,) will, I trust, have a flight ; but on closing the gate which opens to been left in it but carpets, furniture, and prosperous reign; certainly no sovereign ever better the town, it was forgotten that there was an- tents; these were of considerable value.--The his private and public life are so manly and dignified, other behind the old building, from whence the British flag had been hoisted at the envoy's that he forms a model for gentlemen and monarchs. confined made their escape. The Arrauk troops house : Major Monteith, accompanied by the This opinion is not simply my own, however confirmed were chiefly encamped between the outer and officers, went at 3 P. M. to wait upon the genefrom all the foreign ministers, who have been strict ob- inner walls : many tents and other baggage ral at the palace. He received them kindly. servers of his conduct, and who have seen him in days were left on the ground. At this period two Major Monteith informed the general, that of difficulty and in hours of pleasure."
battalions, even two companies, of Russians although they had orders to quit Tabreez on the For the welfare of England and of Europe, we know not
that we could publish a more satisfactory statement than would have taken possession of the city. The approach of the Russian army, yet it had not
short distance beyond the walls, were then advance, and the consequent confusion, which
ordered to near the town, and take charge of deprived the British officers of the means of The narrative appears to us to be extremely characteristic the gateways. Alli yar Khan went out to per- doing so ; and he hoped the establishment
suade them to act with firmness and fidelity: would be treated with consideration. It was A DETAIL OF OCCURRENCES AT TABREEZ, he was listened to for a short time; but abusive further begged that a guard might be sent to From Oct. 24, to Nov. 5, 1827.
terms were shortly bestowed upon him, and the envoy's house, in case any disturbance WEDNESDAY, Oct. 24th.- In the morning some stones thrown. Throughout the day the should arise in the city. The Russian officers letters arrived from Soufian, addressed to Aga most contradictory reports prevailed ; so much all expressed great surprise that no opposition Reza and other heads of the divisions (kud so, that it was confidently asserted that Abbas had been made to their advance on approaching khudas) of Tabreez: they were written by the Mirza would before the evening arrive with the place. They expected to have had some sons of Nuzzur Alli Khan, late chief of Maraud, the army from Khoeg. Syfe al Maulk Mirza hard fighting ; but, with the exception of the to inform the people of this city of the intended had been sent with a large body of cavalry three discharges of artillery, a single grain of early advance of the Russian force which some towards Soufian to reconnoitre. Towards sun- powder was not flashed on either side. No days ago had arrived in that district. It was set there was a greater appearance of tran- walled city of this extent was ever captured recommended that no opposition or resistance quillity throughout Tabreez: it was believed with so much ease. The Russians, without the should be made; for if the inhabitants remained that the prince had reached the bridge of the smallest apprehension, move singly about the quiet, violence would not be offered to their Augee, within four miles of the city, and the streets: the inhabitants are all panic-struck, lives or property. These letters being inter- kud khudas were positively ordered out to meet downcast, and preserve the deepest silence.cepted, were brought to the assuff ed dowlah him. The prince's wives yesterday removed the infantry and artillery of the army bave Alli yar Khan, who immediately summoned to the garden ; the chief civil authorities have encamped under the walls opposite the Conthe persons to whom they were addressed, and also quitted with their
stantinople gate ; the cavalry and irregular accused them of inviting the enemy to the city. Thursday, 25th. - It has proved too true horse, on the high ground on this side the The kud khudas, in the strongest terms, re- that the Russian force had reached Soufian : Augee; guards have been placed on the de pelled this charge ; but the contents of the last night their camp was at Suning Koorpee, fences of that face of the walls; the gateways letters having become public, the effect they twelve miles from the city. Early in the have been occupied ; a battalion has been quar. were probably intended to produce was per- morning their main body was seen advancing. tered in the Ark, another at the palace. About fectly fulfilled. Later in the morning, a shah's On their arrival at the bridge of the Augee, the sunset, a Major Sultikoff brought a sergeant's ghollaum reached the city from Soufian. He army halted, as if to prepare for action. The guard to Colonel Macdonald's quarters. reported that a strong advanced guard had Shaggangree battalions were stationed on the Friday, 26th. Early in the morning I learnt arrived at that village just as he was quitting walls on that side of the city; the artillery that Alli yar Khan had been taken prisoner, it. The alarm from this moment rapidly spread placed a few days ago on the bastions and On leaving the city, he fled along the principal to every corner of Tabreez. The inhabitants towers were loaded ; the gates were also se-avenue which leads to the general route to of the suburbs were seen hurrying to find cured. Alli yar Khan appeared on horseback Tehran. Whether Alli yar Khan did not wish refuge within the walls ; while the citizens, in between the inner and outer walls: he endea- to make his escape, or whether, as generally smaller numbers, were endeavouring to escape voured to encourage the troops to shew some known, he was fearful of being recognised into the country. Fear and extreme alarm resistance, and ordered the guns to be fired. during the daytime and closely pursued, is were depicted on the
countenances of all.. The Three alone were discharged; two with blank uncertain; but before he got clear of the garpresent report of the approach of the Russian cartridges, the other shotted.
The enemy dens, he sought refuge in the house of Mirza army did not pass unheeded by the Arrauk and were completely out of range, nor were the Jabbur, a former confidential mirza of the Mazaunderoun troops, who, to the number of guns directed towards their line of march : Sirdar of Eriwan. Unfortunately this man 5 or 6000 men, had been left by the shah for they only served as a signal for the Persian was a connexion of the sons of the late khan the defence of the city. They were observed infantry, who fled out of the town with the of Maraud, who were immediately informed of quietly to lead their cattle, and, in small parties, utmost celerity. Meer Fatha, the chief of the the place of the assuff's concealment. A party
Te have mischievous monkeys, meditating tears of the forlorn foreigner, and he trudged |(seventeen, we believe) are double ; 1st, on monkeys, political monkeys, boxing monkeys, away either to re-enact the scene elsewhere paper ; and 2d, on that kind of enamel of medical monkeys, patient monkeys, military (for it is not an uncommon one), or to enjoy which we have heretofore spoken in describing Datkeys, drunken monkeys, coxcomb monkeys, the fruits of his ingenuity. But what amused gold, silver, and other metallic printing or Watchmen monkeys, artist monkeys,-in short, us was the conduct of a spectator ; a ragged, engraving, now no longer a novelty in London, u Saylock says, “ a whole wilderness of dirty, little rascal, who was selling, from a box, as we receive cards in that style almost as freDonkeys.” When will it be felt that there is, flints for tinder and other domestic purposes. quently as in plain paper and ink. The designs as the old saying has it, “ too much of the We thought there was something curious in are replete with characteristics which might be monkey in this.
his manner, and watched the result. He expected from the illustrator of the Faust and Na 154. The Fire-King. D. T. Egerton. stopped awhile till the street had new pas- Fridolin; the conceptions throughout are Wr. Egerton has again visited the marvellous sengers, when he dashed all his box of fints highly poetical. As for their antiquarian corand supernatural world; and in this, and upon the pavement, and began to weep as if rectness, whether in architecture, costume, or Na 441, The Water-King, has shewn a he was utterly ruined. But, alas ! the imi- arms, we beg to deliver no opinion ; but their porerful imagination. As a variety in an tation, like most imitations, failed: the mob merit is of a more imaginative and impres. exhibition, such works as these are occasionally laughed, and, by and by, the beadle came and sive order. Several of the scenes are indeed very advantageous; but they may be too fré- whipped the miserable urchin out of the place, wonderfully fine ; and we rejoice to find Shake. quently repeated.
who gathered up his flint-stones, that would speare so felt and understood in a foreign land. No. 39. The Flight ; from the Jealous Wife. not break like " imashes," and departed, but Having alluded to the ty pographical ornaT. Clater. Although not directly a scene from not in peace.
ments, we have to specify printing in gold and the comedy, the idea is derived from it. The No. 56. The Mask. W. Gill. A little gem; silver letters ; but in this splendid copy these costume and character of Old Courteous are perfectly depicting infantile mirth on the one have been coloured and shaded by the hand, well applied; and the story is happily told. hand, and infantile fear on the other. The and a surprising effect produced. We are not, Brilliant in colouring, and spirited in execution, thought is not new; but it was never better however, behind the Continent in this branch this highly finished cabinet picture ranks among expressed.
of art; for we have on our table at this moment the best works of its class.
No. 57. Dead Game. B. Blake... It is a some exquisite specimens of the skill of Messrs. No. 175. The Love-Tale. J. Wood. How pity that this beautiful and skilfully executed Howlett and Brimmer. Their cards in gold fle tale is told, we do not readily perceive-that cabinet picture has not a clearer back-ground. and ruby intermingled are very tasteful; but fast be left to the imagination : how it is We are no admirers of mechanical Hatness, the most wonderful display of their art is an painted, all may see ;-in our opinion, beauti- either in painting or in engraving; but the edition of Pope's Messiah, so exquisitely finish. taly. It is evidently, the wish of this artist to spottiness of the back.ground in this otherwise ed in that manner, that we can convey, no site the classic in character with the gay in fine work is very injurious, and destroys all notion of its beauty, and must tell our readers colour. We think, however, that in No. 435. repose.
to procure it as a curiosity. Peale Friendship, draped figures would have been better : ladies don't sit and chat naked in
MR. HOBDAY'S GALLERY, PALL MALL. modern times, or in Europe,
His Most Gracious Majesty King George the Our Gazette of the 15th of March gave notice No. 51. - Massa out; Sambo werry dry!" Fourth. Engraved by W. Say, from a Pic. of a valuable acquisition about to be made to H. Pidding-A good thought, beautifully exe- ture by J. Northcote, Esq. R.A. Sams. this collection of modern art, from the pencil ented. The gleam of light, however, though The general effect of this print is pleasing and of Thos. Stothard, Esq. R.A. The paintings well and deceptively painted, we do not think powerful: we are not quite so well satisfied consist of the Shakespeare Characters, the Can. very advantageous to the picture. It is eccen- with the details. The original painting (evi- terbury Pilgrims (painted as a companion to trie rather than useful.
dently suggested by Vandyke's fine equestrian the Characters), the Deserted Village, and a No. 135. Dry Reading. J. Knight.-What- portrait of Charles the First) is now exhibiting Titian-like composition of Diana and Nymphs. ever the reading may be, there is nothing dry at the Gallery of the British Artists, in Suffolk To these are added two pictures from the in the painting, which we may safely pronounce Street. By the by, the horse is the horse of pencil of Morland ; one of them, a Study of to be one of Mr. Knight's best productions, as King Charles at Charing Cross.
Pigs, painted for the Morland Gallery of the well as one of the best imitations that we have
late J. R. Smith, which may be considered a seen of the Flemish school.
The King's Court of Trinity College. En- chef d'æuvre of this artist; and an Interior by No. 331. Children in the Wood, from a graved by H. Le Keux, from a Drawing by the same. Sketch of the late Miss Spilsbury. Miss E. F. F. Mackenzie.
In the four paintings by Stothard will be Dagley-It was but the other day that we gave A BEAUTIFUL architectural print. It does seen the united powers of his varied and fasci. jest praise to one of the productions of Miss equal credit to the talents of the designer and nating pencil, comprehending the first qualities Dagley's pen, and we bave now the same gra- to those of the engraver.
in art, grace, humour, and pathos. It may be fying duty to perform with reference to one of
remarked, that in no instance of his practice the productions of her pencil. This is a very Odds and Ends ; from the Portfolio of an does it appear, that a more suitable subject pleasing and unaffected little picture. Fre. Amateur. No. I. B. Steuart.
could have occurred to this artist than that of prieatly as the sabject has been painted, we do AmusING trifles ; the first attempts, we under the Shakespeare Characters, for bringing these me recollect that we ever saw it treated with stand, of a young etcher.
qualities into view: accordingly, we find in this Dote simpbicity, and truth of expression and
performance all that can allure in the gaiety of daracter.
The British Preserve ; drawn and etched by Comedy, and all that can affect the mind in the No. 99. 4 Oimè Santa Maria.” J. Holmes. J. Howitt. No. III. T. Griffiths, and R. terrific of Tragedy ; the whole presenting an Catastrophes like this pictured accident of the
harmonious and graduated scale of emotions and pa Italian boy, too often excite mirth instead The present number contains “Wood Grouse,” passions, from their lightest to their deepest dirumiseration ; bat that is no fault of the “ Bustard,” “ Coot and Moorhen,” and “Rabotone. Belonging to the same collection are painter's: he does not desire you to “ laugh at bit.” They are all represented with great some choice drawings by Girtin, Turner, Owen, alamity,” or “ mock when disaster cometh :" fidelity. Considered as works of art, the last. Dewint, Havell, &c.: among them, a Cottage by be nasi avail himself of any incident that gives mentioned plate is our favourite.
Girtin, a Swiss View by Turner, and a Calm by bia an opportunity of shewing his skill; and
Owen, are examples of the highest excellence in must paint things, not as they ought to be, but Retch's Shakespeare._Of this German illus. water-colour painting. a they are. We think that Mr. Holmes has tration of our immortał bard, produced by been very successful in this performance: Ernst Fleischer of Leipsig, the first No. (Hammore so than an imitation we once witnessed let) is announced for immediate publication.
ORIGINAL POETRY. his pictorial catastrophe. One of these It has been our good fortune to see a magnifivandering Italian artists in the street towards cent copy intended for presentation to the
WEEP not because our beauty wears nightfall had his whole tray of juvenile mo. highest quarter in this kingdom; and though
Beneath the wings of Time, deling smashed to pieces ; whether by accident not an object for remark, it is undoubtedly one
And age contracts the brow with cares » a last resource against the ill success of for intelligence. The style in which it is got
That once was raised sublime ! his day, we cannot tell, but he was crying most up is splendid even for royalty; and besides Weep not because the beamless eye piteously. Such distress could not fail to ex- the spirit of the designs, there is extraordinary No dumb delight can speak ; éte cotripassion and draw forth relief: many mechanical taste and novelty displayed in exe- And fresh and fair no longer lie peace, and even some silver, soon dried the 'cuting the accessory parts. The etchings Joy-tints upon the cheek.
No! weep not that the ruin-trace
NEW MUSICAL FUND DIXXER. Of wasting Time is seen
When we gaze upon thee, and think heaven is The annual dinner of the members and friends Around the form, and in the face,
of this Fund was held on Monday last, at the Where beauty's bloom has been.
MARY Anx BROWNE."
Freemasons' Tavern, his Royal Highness the Elms, Maidenhead. But weep the inward wreck we feel,
Duke of Sussex in the chair. As hoary years depart ;
The music, under the direction of Sir G. And Time's effacing fingers steal
SIGHTS OF LONDON.
Smart, went off exceedingly well; Miss Hughes Young feelings from the heart !
DRURY LANE FUND.-Of the anniversary honoured the company by singing from the Those joyous thoughts that rise and spring
of this most meritorious fund, the best memo- ladies' gallery; Signor Huerta performed ad. From ont the buoyant mind
rial we can keep is, that nearly 15001. was pro- mirably on the guitar, producing almost the Like summer bees upon the wing,
duced by it. Owing to the bodily indisposition effect of a whole orchestra, and was particularly Or echoes on the wind.
of the Duke of Clarence, and the not bodily happy in imitating the kettle-drums, by_beat
indisposition of the Duke of Sussex, the chair ing on the sounding board. Master Burke The hopes that waken every hour,
was taken, and its duties well discharged, by performed an air, with variations, on the violin, Like blossoms from a soul, Lord Normanby.
and sung a comic song; and several good glees Where sorrow sheds no blighting power, Messrs. Cooper and Harley entitled them were performed by professors of eminence : And care has no control.
selves to more than dramatic praise, by their the whole forming an excellent prelude to the And all the rich enchantment thrown addresses on the occasion, where the interests superb concert to be held on Thursday next On life's fair scene around,
of their less fortunate brethren were concerned ; at the King's Theatre, for the benefit of the As if the world within a zone
and what with song and sentiment, no enter- charity. Of happiness were bound.
tainment of above three hundred strong could
THE MELODISTS' CLUB had a grand Oh! these endure a mournful doom, have given the Duke of St. Albans a speech Highness the Duke of Sussex was present, and As day by day they die
about his lady, which he did not deliver ; but Till age becomes a barren tomb, there was no harm in embellishing a point, in the country, foreign as well as native. The
a perfect galaxy of the highest musical talent Where wither'd feelings lie !
about distributing the wealth earned from inR. MONTGOMERY. dustry, in favour of the necessitons of that pro- gallery was filled with fair auditors.
company were about 150 in number, and the London, March 31, 1828.
The fession to which the duchess had belonged.
health of the royal visiter was drank with ac
clamations, for which his Royal Highness re" The sky we look up to, though glorious and fair,
turned thanks, and proposed the chairman, Is looked up to the more because heaven is there."
W. Mudford, Esq., which was also received Fair sky! what hast thou in the time of The Oratorios closed for the season on Friday expressed his acknowledgments, his Royal
with great applause. Mr. Mudford, having spring ?
in last week ; the pit, as on a former evening, Highness consented to become an honorary. Birds borne along on the joyous wing, being literally crowded, and the house in every member of the club; the whole number of Feathery clouds and fleeting showers, part very well filled. If the object of music which (forty) is now filled up. Songs, glees; Odours breathed up from the fresh-blown (like the sister arts) be to please generally, we and every variety of vocal and instrumental flowers,
have no reason to find fault with the manage, music, completed the enjoyments of this social Echoes of voices and song on earth,
ment for introducing a variety of styles, adapted and harmonious entertainment. Of the child's light laugh and the peasant's to different tastes, as by such means that end mirth,
is more likely to be attained. Thus for those Blue gleams bright from the sum-ray's kiss, who love the marvellous and imaginative in
DRAMA. And trembling as if with excess of bliss. instrumental effect, there was Weber's over.
KING'S THEATRE. And what is thine in the summer eve,
ture to Oberon. For those who are gratified WE purpose taking a hasty survey of the perWhen the full bright sun hath taken his leave? only by what is truly solid and scientific in formances exhibited at this theatre up to Clouds that are rich as young Hope's dreams,
vocal and instrumental music combined, Mo- Easter. On the whole, the present manageRainbow colouring and amber beams,
zart's second grand motetto: the scene from ment has been very active and praiseworthy. Flushes of crimson glory growing,
Handel's Oratorio of Israel in Egypt, and the The season commenced on the 12th of January, Like a maiden's blush, more intensely glowing, Hallelujah from Beethoven's Mount of Olives, with the presentation of Mayerbeer's Margharita Beneath the ardent gazer's view,
might delight the most fastidious, both with d'Anjou, introducing Caradori and the dark. Purple twilight and fragrant dew.
respect to the music and the performance : and eyed Brambilla. To this succeeded, for a single
the admirers of the Italian Opera might be night, as a make-shift, Tancredi, displaced on What hast thou in the depth of night? gratified by Pasta, Brambilla, Madame Feron, the Tuesday by Zelmira, with the great Pasta. Grandeur, and beauty, and calm moonlight, and Signor De Begnis, who were each excel. Two nights after, Otello was produced ; and Stars_bright stars, on their thrones on high, lent in their respective departments.
during the interregnum of preparation, the Making their voiceless melody;
We must notice, as an honour to our modern Margharita ennuyéed a Tuesday's audience. Prayers sent up from the sleepless bed, English school of composition, Bishop's battle On Saturday the 10th February, La Rosa Sounds of the weary sentinel's tread,
of the angels, from Milton, which Mr. Braham Bianca et Rosa Rossa was for the first time Murmurs from forests by light winds stirred, sung in his best style. There were also various represented, and unequivocally received. It And sweet, sweet music from night's own bird. pleasing songs and ballads, &c. well executed ran for three nights. Tancredi again for a What is below thee? A land of sin,
by Miss Hughes, Miss Shirreff, Miss Love, single evening. Madame Schutz next made
and Mr. Horncastle. Miss Hughes was much her début, in Mozart's Clemenza; and either Where Sorrow and Death have entered in;
more successful in the ballad, “ Over sea and she or the opera were too good or too bad, Where tears have darkened the brightest eyes, over mountains,” than in the Soldier tired." since both were shelfed.* Diello and Tancredi And the rosiest lip breathes forth sad sighs ;
Miss Grant, 'like most of the pupils of the were next alternately played ; followed by Il Where the sunny curls blanche with the hand Royal Academy, sings Italian better than Eng- Crociato, to introduce Pasta in Vellati's
former lish, and was admirable in the recitative and part. This, notwithstanding much poffing, And the purest spirits are tinged with crime; aria, “ Ah! compir,” by Guglielmi, which Mr. failed ; and up to the present period, . Tancredi, Where the flowers, and the trees, and the birds, Mori accompanied sweetly on the violin. Mr. Otello, or the Clemenza, have been given in its
must die, And all things tell of mortality. Labarre again performed on the harp, and was stead. We hope for better things hereafter.
The ballets have been in number four or very justly applauded.
five: Hassan et le Calife, Le Sicilien ou What is beyond thee? A world where the
• A new volume of poetry, entitled Ada, &c. from the L'Amour Peintre, and Phillis et Mélibée, with power Of Time cannot wither a single flower ;
pen of this young and accomplished female, is on the others : the dancing in these is for the most
eve of publication. It is not to bespeak favour, that we Where the earthy stains of our human clay mention the age of seventeen; but surely it is a thing of part unexceptionably excellent--perhaps a little In the streams of mercy are washed away;
much promise; and, consequently, that which sues not too French." What could be desired better, in
for generosity or liberality, but commands the cherishing Where there comes not a shade o'er the tran- of justice. Not having seen a line of this particular • We have heard, as a reason for this, that Pasta, who quil brow,
work, we speak upon general principles and are not had before demanded a rest for three weeks, immediately And the voice never sounds in one tone of wo. needs none.
injudiciously deprecating indulgence for what (perhaps) came forward and demanded to run through all her best
their way, than such people as Anatole Albert, Christianity. At the last general meeting Compelled to quit his peaceful retreat, he left Brocard, Gosselin, and Le Comte? The dresses of the Society for the Promotion of Christian behind him a cabinet of objects of art which he and costume were in many instances (Le Calife Knowledge, the board agreed to place at the had passed his life in collecting ; and which no in particular,) superb. Let us, however, beg disposal of his grace the Lord Archbishop of doubt have since been destroyed, either by the to be indulged with a showy spectacle after Armagh the sum of £1,000 for the purpose of carelessness of the Greeks, or by the barbarity Easter.
promoting Christian knowledge in Ireland. of the Turks. His mind and his imagination So, the glorious Sontag is arrived, or is arriv- In connexion with this subject, we understand are constantly returning to his beloved Athens; ing! --for at the moment of writing we are that Messrs. Rivington and Co intend to publish and at the age of eighty-five he is busy in com, uncertain. This is as it should be, - deserves, the discourse which was delivered, in August pleting a model in wax of the Acropolis, the and will meet with, encouragement. What last, by the Rev. Stephen Clissold, at the Tric town, and the suburbs ; which will be unique houses ! Now could the two stars, Pasta and nity Church, Cheltenham, on the subject of as regards the finish of the execution, and the she (the fairest Sunday in the year), be in the late distresses, and the diffusion of Chris- perfect accuracy of the details.- Foreign Jourduced to shine in the same hemisphere, or, tian knowledge, in Ireland.
nal. more vulgarly, to act together. what a treat! Earthquake. On the 15th of November last, African Coast. The powerful currents on We trust this is not physically impossible. at six o'clock in the evening, a shock was felt the western coast of Africa, and especially near
in the town of Popayan, about eighty leagues the Canaries, are the cause of frequent shipADELPH).
from the capital of Colombia, which was im- wrecks. A hundred and sixty passengers, em. On Saturday last, this well-conducted theatre mediately followed by an undulatory motion, barked in a vessel bound for Chili, but wrecked closed its season, which has been one productive that lasted three or four minutes. The direc- off the coast of the desert of Sahara, were of continual novelty and much entertainment tion of this motion was from the S. E. to N.w. lately miraculously saved from falling into the and attraction in the different moods of the gay During the whole night the earth was sensibly hands of the savage people who inhabit that and the graver muse. The performances were affected, and every forty or fifty minutes a inhospitable region, by the sudden appearance Presumptive Evidence, the Scapegrace, and shock, more or less violent, took place. At of some European ships ; a rare occurrence in London and Paris : the first an excellent sam. three quarters after eleven in the morning, those latitudes. ple of deep-wrought interest; and the last these shocks became so frequent and irresistible, two as fair specimens of the humorous and that a large part of the town was destroyed. comic. Having, when these and other pieces Several shocks afterwards occurred, until at
LITERARY NOVELTIES. were brought out, done justice to their merits length they were terminated by an eruption of are announced for early publication: We understand
Salmonia, or Dialogues on Fly-fishing, by an Angler, and to the merits of the principal actors lava, which burst forth from the neighbouring that these are a series of colloquies after the manner, to Mr. and Mrs. Yates, Terry, Mrs. Hughes, volcanic mountain of Purace, and which swept which has formed the occupation and entertainment of
a certain extent, of Izaac Walton, the composition of Mrs. Daly, T. P. Cooke, Reeve, Wilkin- away several villages through which it passed. the leisure hours of Sir Huinphrey Davy, since his reson, Buckstone, Benson Hill, and Gallott, we
Ruins of the Brunswick Theatre.-A small tirement from the chair of the Royal Society; and we shall now only repeat that Mr. Hill has been view of these ruins, on stone, by B. Dixie, have heard, that the drawings from the baronet's pencil
known, that gradually increasing that good understanding may be mentioned among our Varieties as one Sir Humphrey Davy, mingled the worship of the lighter with the public which is so essential to the de- of the means for preserving a memorial of this muses with that
of Divine Philosophy and we ex: velopment of a performer's talents, and conse- unfortunate event.
gratification from as well as their quently so essential to his success ;-and that
graphic accompaniments. Mr. James Sadler.--This veteran aeronaut, The Life and Correspondence, Public and Private, of Ihre Gallott, taking several parts in the first a man of great
courage and enterprise, as well the late Marquess of Londonderry, are, it is said, in preinstance assigned to others, has displayed much as of talent and intelligence, died last week at
Mr. Moore has, we hear, gathered so many diaries and versatility and ability. For Mrs. Yates, always his native place, Oxford, aged 73. We were letters, that his Memoir of Lord Byron is likely to turn charming, gracefully feminine, and elegant
, well acquainted with Mr. Sadler for a number out all but an auto-biography on Pané mieur, even in casts which might seem to defy these of years, and can speak of him as a modest and are progressing. The Fair Maid of Perth” being one
The Second Series of the Chronicles of the Canongate engaging qualities, we had on this occasion a unassuming man, full of enthusiasm in a pur- of the Tales;-of a volume, as we have heard. substitute in Miss Curtis, who played Lady suit not so common at his day as it afterwards Sir
Walter has consigned to the Annual Keepsake, “ for Volatile
. It must be confessed, that she boyed became; and though not so fortunate as he de-a con-sid-er-a-tion.” it with as much modesty and decorum as was served, yet as welĩ deserving of the esteem and
Mr. Frost has announced a course of Lectures on Boagainst her; and as critics we may observe, prosperous. posibile ; but appearances were very largely respect of the world as if he had been more tany at the Argyll Rooms in the beginning of May.
la new Magazine, to be called the Gentleman's
Magazine of Fashions, &c. is about to appear. without any breach of courtesy, that at her Death of Young Park.-We lament to see it Thames, from its Source to the Mouth, forming a com
In the Press. — A Picturesque Tour of the River esit from the stage, she will not leave her stated that this interesting individual has become parion work to the Tours of the Rhine, Seine, and heyat behind. Indeed she far surpassed the another victim to African enterprise. A letter Ganges to appear in six monthly parts, cach containing lady she succeeded, in one part of her perform- from Cape Coast Castle to Mr. Secretary Hay, William Westall, with descriptive letter-press. The Life
four coloured , ance. At the end of the second piece, Yates, in announces that he died in the Akimboo country, and Times of Francis the First of France. The Second a clever address, alluded to the small size of the a little to the south-east of Accoa,
some time in Series of The Romance of History, to comprise Tales theatre, and, with great truth, as the audience of October. This melancholy event, we are sorry reign of Charlemagne to that of Louis XIV. inclusive.-this evening could testify,
to the magnitude of to learn, was produced by a want of due const characters in the citand f'ancy Ball given by the British some of its productions. He hoped its merri- deration on the part of our countryman ; for Ambassadors Sig Henny cliente hinte Vienna, at the con
clusion of the Carnival 1826, coloured plates, ment, and other admirable qualifications, were it is related, that on the occasion of ihe annual with a description of the entertainments on that
occanot to be measured by the space of the stage ; festival or yam custom, which the natives were sion.Observations on Geographical Projections, with a and the loud applauses with which his speech assembled on a lar
plain to celebrate,-he description of a Georama, by M. Delanglard, member of
the Geographical Society of Paris, and inventor and was received, proved how heartily the public would not be dissuaded by the king from constructor of the Georama there.— The First Lines of teknowledged the pleasure it had received from mounting a fetish, or sacred tree, for the pur-Philosophical and Experimental Chemistry by Me his exertions. His own single-handed Mono- pose of sketching the scene.
Forsythand of and Experi
The consequence mental Mineralogy, by the same author. polylogue, of which we hear a very favourable of this profanation was, that within two days report, was announced for after Easter.
he was poisoned by the marabouts or priests.
Botany.-- Experiments recently made seem Macauley's Medical Dictionary, 8vo. 148. bds. - The Head-
Hence, 12mo. 66. bds.-Bridge's Roman Empire under
having any analogy (as hitherto supposed) to Constantine the Great, 8vo. 12s. bds.—Beaufoy's Mexican
post 8vo. ll. 11s. 6d. bds.-Archdeacon Parry's Sermons, Athens.-M. Fauvel, formerly the French tvo. 108. fed. bds. The
Holy Week, 12mo. 6$. bds.--Damans, in the year 842, has been lately sent to consul at Athens, and' of whom Lord Byron vis's Hints to Hearers, 18mo. 2. cd. bdsung the French Academy, and referred to the Com- speaks
so honourably in his notes to Childe
We are not acquainted with Mr. Don's address : we
Poente on Saturday last, instead of Thursday, levee of the signal services which he rendered to the dare say it may be found in any Directory:
ERRATA.In our last No., notice of the King's Theatre, She a very benevolent purpose , was er de rejoice When the Greek
revolution broke out, ent. I read incron. Pour operaterie Write a band mens
ler than a Dancing-master's; and our Deviis, hate him 1 Kate, considerable,
Faurel had inhabited Athens for forty years. I worse,
Some , intended for ,
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