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George the Fourth, received by the Nobles and people of Scotland,

upon his entrance to the Palace of Holyrood House, on the 15th of WRITTEN BY THE SIDE OF THE TWEED.

August 1822." Besides the King, this painting contains full-length

portraits of the Dukes of Hamilton, Montrose, and Argyle, the late By Laurence Macdonald.

Earl of Hopetoun, Sir Alexander Keith, Sir Walter Scott, and others.

There are also, of course, a great multitude of persons of all ranks TWEED's bright blue waters—dancing in the sun

and ages, executed in Wilkie's peculiarly racy style. The critics, To their own music and soft zephyr's song

however, differ much in their estimate of the merits of the work. When o'er their pebbly bed they laughing run, “ The whole picture," says a writer in one of the weekly journals, Or smoothly glide, like happiness, along,

" has the air of the reception of a buckram commander of the old Seem fraught with life like thee !-when feelings strong

military school, by the lairds of a petty town, all look so staid, me

lancholy, and demi-officially ceremonious. It is a sad affair, and the Stir in thy soul and sparkle in thine eye

streaky handling of the painting makes its dim and murky tone more When new-born joys into thy bosom throng,

uninviting." Etty, Turner, Briggs, and Newton, exhibit, upon the And brighten o'er thy face, as if the sky

whole, the finest pictures.-A Geographical Society is about to be Were mirror'd there, and heaven itself to earth drew nigh formed in London on a plan similar to that of the Geographical So

ciety of Paris. An institution of this kind has hitherto been a desi2 The earth's green surface, and the glassy stream

deratum in this country, and, if properly conducted, is likely to be

of very essential service to the cause of science.-At a recent meetThe soft and wavy line of hills around,

ing of the Oriental Translation Committee, a resolution of considerGilt by the radiance of the sun's last beam !

able interest to Oriental scholars was agreed to, that a sum varying Fair nature's beauty, that doth here abound,

from 20 to 100 sovereigns should be given to any person who can In deep and fairy vale, in flowery mound

point out a translation in the Arabic or any other Oriental language, All that attracts the gaze, in form or hue,

of a lost Greek or Latin work. And all that meets the ear of heavenly sound,

Theatrical Gossip.-" Hofer, the Tell of the Tyrol," written by But conjures up thy image to my view

Planche, and the music taken from Rossini's “Guillaume Tell," has

been prodigiously successful at Drury-Lane. It is supported by the So much thy pure young spirit seems all things t'imbue.

combined talents of Miss Stephens, Vestris, Sinclair, H. Phillips, May 7th, 1830.

and Bland.--Two new farces have been produced, one at Drury-Lane and the other at Covent Garden, called, “A Joke's a Joke, or, too much for Friendship,” and “ The Colonel;" both were deservedly

and unequivocally damned.-Miss Paton took her benefit on ThursLITERARY CHIT-CHAT AND VARIETIES.

day last at Covent-Garden. She played Jessica, with songs, in the “ Merchant of Venice," to Miss Kemble's Portia, and her father's Shylock.-Ducrow has commenced his season at Astley's Amphi

theatre, and is drawing crowds.-A ludicrous scene occurred the We understand that the first volume of the History of German

other evening at the King's Theatre. Malibran and Castelli had Literature, by Mr Thomas Carlyle, translator of “ Wilhelm Meis

performed the parts of Romeo and Juliet, but having died too near ter," and author of the “ Life of Schiller," is now ready for the

the front of the stage, they were left at the fall of the curtain still press. The work is to be published in London. The Book of Scotland, by Mr William Chambers, is, we under

lying before the audience. It would scarcely have done for them to

have risen and walked off, so two gentlemen in yellow livery came stand, now in the press, and is expected to appear about the end of this month. The contents appear to be of a varied and instructive

forward, and each taking a lady in his arms, bore her away, amidst

the shouts and laughter of the audience. Sontag has been getting nature. They are designed to exhibit a popular view of our different national institutions, whether political, civil, or religious,-pro.

herself hissed at Berlin, and this treatment affected her so much that minent and peculiar laws and usages,—duties of public functionaries,

she fainted twice in the course of the evening.--Nothing new has and other matters hitherto unpublished, or scattered over a number

been doing at our Theatre this week. Miss Isabella Paton is to of works not easily accessible. The book is intended chiefly for the

commence a week's engagement this evening, in the “ Country use of strangers, and will form a companion to the Picture of Scot

Girl," and the “Weathercock."-We observe that Mrs Eyre is to land.

take her benefit on Tuesday, on which occasion Miss Eyre is to apThe Reverend John Parker Lawson, M.A., author of the “ Life

pear.-Mr Murray has returned from London, and, as we hinted in and Times of Archbishop Laud," is preparing for the press a vo

our last, he has not come alone. lume entitled, the Doctrine of the Absolution of Sin, as maintained

WEEKLY List of PERFORMANCES. by the Holy Catholic Church in all ages, stated and explained in seven discourses, with notes and illustrations. In these discourses

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The Drama of Nature, a poem, by Joseph Mitchell Burton, is announced.

MEDICAL PROVIDENT INSTITUTION OF SCOTLAND.-The annual public meeting of this society is to take place, we understand, early

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Notices of several new works of interest are unavoidably post. members throughout their lives from the casualties to which profes. sional men are exposed, and to make provision for their widows, poned. children, or other dependants, after their death. We believe it is

The dramatic production of Clarens” is not without merit, but

it contains many symptoms of immature judgment, and we are afraid to the highly praiseworthy exertions of Dr Edward D. Alison, that the success which has hitherto attended this excellent institution is

is not in its present form calculated for representation. It lies

at our Publishers'.-The communication from “R. W.” of Dun. mainly to be attributed.

THE STONBHAVEN LUMINARY. A small literary periodical, bear.bar, on the subject of the Psalms, will be forwarded to Mr Tennant. ing this name, has been established in Stonehaven. It contains some

-We cannot comply with the request of “Proteus," in reference to rery creditable writing, both in prose and verse, and indicates a good

his volume of manuscript poetry, unless he ceases to write to us anospirit on the part of its conductors.

nymously.-The “Sketches in Sutherland and Caithness" will not NẾw Music.-We have received a copy of a new song, entitled,

suit us. We are obliged by the communication of “ T. A." of Glas “Where are the Flowers of the Wildwood ?” the music by the au gow. We are afraid that the MS. to which he alludes has gone amiss. thoress of “ Aloyse," the words by Charles Doyne Sillery. The air

ing.-We received with pleasure the communications of our Aberdeen is original, plaintive, and expressive. The song was sung by Miss Correspondent “ W. S.;" the “ Ascent of Elijah" shall have a Jarman in the part of Aloyse, in Glasgow, with much applause.

place. Its author will hear from us in a day or two.—" Remarks on CHIT CHAT FROM LONDON.-The Exhibition of the Royal Aca

Philology" are unavoidably postponed till next Saturday. demy is now open at Somerset-House. It contains eleven hundred The poetry of “T. B. J.” and of “W. W.," if possible, in our pictures, one half of which are portraits. There are six portraits by next.-The Sonnet by “N. C." of Glasgow is more laboured than the late Sir Thomas Lawrence, all of which are very interesting, usual, and does not please us quite so well as we could wish.-" The particularly those of the Earl of Aberdeen, and Mr Thomas Moore, Song of Love,” by “G." of Glasgow, contains some good verses, but though the last is not quite finished. The subject of Wilkie's prin it is unequal. We shall be glad, however, to hear again from its cipal picture, as explained in the catalogue, is " His Majesty, King author.-A packet lies for " J. S.' of Inverness at our Publishers',

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