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Mr Johns of Crediton, author of “Dews of Castalie," reviewed Theatre.-Some interesting particulars concerning the Metropolitan in the Literary Journal some time ago, is about to publish, by sub-Theatricals will be found in a previous page.--So little taste for the seription, a poem in four cantos, entitled, “ The Pyramids." Some Drama appears to exist at present in Manchester, that the announceminor poems will be added.

ment of one of the first comic actors of the day-Dowton-in one of The Rev. John Romney is about to publish Memoirs of the Life his favourite characters, attracted a house containing no more than and Works of his Father, George Romney, the eminent painter. twenty shillings, which sum the Manager returned, and no perform

A work, entitled “Robert Einmet, or Ireland in 1803,” by the Ba. ance took place.-The French comedians pow in London have rcron Edward Henry, has been recently published in Paris.

cently gained an accession of strength in the person of a clever comic M. Lamartine has announced a new volume of poems, under the actor called Bernard Lear.-Caradori and Pasta are both engaged at title of Harmonies Poetiques et Religieuses."

Vienna.--An Italian company are at present performing in ConstanThe Foreign Review is henceforth to be incorporated with the Fotinople, and a French one in Smyrna.-We saw a Jersey raper a few reign Quarterly, which will be printed, we believe, in Edinburgh. days ago, by which it appears that theatricals are thriving in that The London University Magazine has been given up, and also the island. The star at present is a black man, who is styled the African daily newspaper, called the Morning Journal.

Roscius.-Yates and the Elephant are attracting crowds in Dublin : ILLUSTRATIONS FOR THE NEW EDITION OF THE ENCYCLOPÆDIA they are afterwards to visit Glasgow and Edinburgh.–At our Theatre BRITANNICA.-We are glad to perceive that the publishers of the Miss Isabella Paton concludes her week's engagement, and takes her nex edition of this valuable work are resolved upon making the il. benefit this evening. “ Masaniello" was revived on Wednesday lustrations worthy of the literary and scientific contents. We have evening, and Wilson re-appeared in that part. Though in very seen one or two specimens of the new engravings, particularly views different styles, this drama and “The Youthful Queen” are the two of the west fronts of the Cathedrals at York and at Pisa, and can best new pieces which have been brought out this season. The br. speak of them in the highest terms as beautifully executed specimens nefits are now commencing, and for the next fortnight we shall have of art.

little else. The Caledonian does not appear to be doing much gocd, NEW PORTRAIT OF Sir WALTER Scott.-We had the pleasure which was naturally to be expected as long as the Theatre Royal conof seeing, a few days ago, a Portrait of Sir Walter Scott, painted by tinues open. We believe Old CERBERUS will have something to say Mi Watson Gordon, and now nearly finished. We consider it the concerning theatrical matters next Saturday. best likeness which has yet been taken of the Author of Waverley. He is represented sitting in the dress he usually wears in the country

WEEKLY List of PERFORMANCES. a short green coat, and light yellow waistcoat; his hands rest upon his walking stick in an attitude at once easy, natural, and graceful. Mr

May 15—21. Gordon has, in this picture, entirely avoided the fault which painters SAT. The Country Girl, No! & The Weathercock. of celebrated persons are too apt to fall into--that of attempting to Mon. The Belle's Stratagem, The Day after the Wedding, and attach to the countenance some vague, ideal, and indescribable ex

Mary Stewart. pression of genius, much more calculated ad captandum vulgus, than

TUES. A Bold Stroke for a Husband, 'Twas I, and the Wood to satisfy those who look for truth to nature. It is always the excep

Demon. tion to find a great man carrying in his features the visible stamp of

The Honey Moon, f Masanicllo. that greatness. None but the unthinking would ever expect to see the Lady of the Lake, or Guy Mannering, written on Sir Walter

THURS. The Will, f Do. Scott's face, any mor than they would hope to catch Lalla Rookh

FRI. The Suspicious Husband, f Do. peeping from under Mr Moore's eyebrow, or the Pleasures of Hope lurking in some dimple of Mr Campbell's chin. The truth is, there is little that is rery peculiar in the predominant expression of Sir

TO OUR READERS. Walter Scott's face. His hair is now of a silver grey, he has a narrow In order to make room for the favours of our advertising friends, but a very lofty forehead, his eye is of a light bluish grey, his nose we have of late been more than once obliged to encroach upon the is a very shapeless and unclassical combination of bone, skin, and

space allotted to our literary matter. To atone for this we shall premuscle, his mouth is large, (as the mouths of most clever people are,) sent our readers next Saturday with a double Number, containing and has a sweet and mild expression ; his cheeks and chin are deeply an additional half-sheet of letter-press, and enriched with many are marked with the lines of thought. The mental states most common ticles by writers of celebrity, among which will be an interesting ly represented by his countenance, are either a complete abstraction

paper on the General Assembly. from the external world, and consequently an absence of all play of We also take this opportunity of mentioning that there is now in feature, or a pleasant and humorous expression, somewhat sly and preparation as a frontispiece to the third volume of the LITERARY arch, or what the Scotch call pawky, betraying itself by the twinkling Journal, an engraving, from the most striking portrait of the Et. of the eye, and a certain puckering up of the corners of the mouth.

TRICK SHEPHERD which has yet been painted, and which is to be Sir Walter Scott's most intimate friends, who have seen him in the

executed expressly for this work. We shall state some further par. aet of composing his most popular works, will allow that they have culars concerning it ere long. seldom or never been able to trace upon his countenance the operations of his intellect to any extent beyond what we have now indicated. Mr Watson Gordon, aware of this fact, has contented himself

TO OUR CORRESPONDENTS. with giving us the man as he is, and the result is a strong, character The account of the rise and progress of the French Institution, istie, and highly pleasing likeness. We are glad to understand that as also communications from the Ettrick Shepherd, and others are this portrait is to be engraved by Horsburgh for the new edition of unavoidably postponed till next Saturday. The name mentioned by the Novels.-We may take this opportunity of mentioning, that “ Proteus" is not in our list of subscribers, and we have some doubts Mr Gordon has likewise painted lately, an exceedingly striking and whether he gives it seriously or not. However, he will find his voable portrait of Alexander Alexander, a man of very remarkable for lume of poetry marked as he desires at our publishers on Monday. tunes, whose Memoirs are about to be published by Blackwood. Our sins of omission and commission, to which he alludes, must

LOTHIAN'S NEW MAP OF EDINBURGH AND ITS ENVIRONS.-We remain, we suspect, in statu quo. The poetry of “ R. S.'_"R. L." have been favoured with an early copy of this new plan of the city

and of our Forfar correspondent, shall if possible have a place." The of Edinburgh and map of its environs, contained on one large sheet,

Morning Star," by “ R. H." of Glasgow, contains some poetical calculated either for a roller, boards, or case. From the examination thoughts and diction, but is unequal.-We think it our duty to pubwe have given it, we think we may pronounce it the best and com.

lish the following lines as probably the worst we have ever received: pletest plan of Edinburgh we have yet seen. It is executed by Mr

ON DEATH. Claud Shaw, civil engineer and surveyor, and is adapted to illustrate

Oh Death ! thou grimmest of the grim, not only the present state and intended improvements of the city,

Thou who dost all subdue; but also the antiquities, traditionary and historical-an interesting

On whom thou look'st his life's but slim, and hitherto almost neglected department. For this purpose, a

All bend the knee to you. number of printed references are given, which will be found exceedingly useful. The sheet is also embellished with nineteen marginal

To some thou’rt welcome,-to others not ; 'views in Edinburgh, very beautifully engraved from spirited draw

To some thou art a load ; ings by Thomas H. Shepherd. Altogether, it is as creditable and at

By the wicked thou art ne'er forgot, 'tractive a production of the kind as could be desired.

But long'd for by the sons of God. Theatrical Gossip.-Lablache, the new singer at the Italian Opera, appears likely to become a great favourite. “ He has a giant person,',

The guilty tremble, as well they may, says the Spectator, " and a giant bass to suit it. His voice is of great

For see Heaven they'll never; depth, but flexible, and managed with accomplished skill. His acting

There is at hand a judgment day, is of the best quality of busto performance--full of the part, but

When they'll sink down, alas! for ever. dever running into extravagance.” Lalande is not making much The author of this lucubration promises that if it is inserted we progress in public estimation. The boy Burke (by the by he has shall hear from him again; we willingly, however, release him from been a boy a good while now) is playing with great eclat at the Surrey this promise.



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The first volume of the Juvenile Library, to be published by

[No. 81, May 29, 1830.] Messrs Colburn and Bentley, will appear on the 1st of July. This work will embrace, among its leading features, an Historical Series

ADVERTISEMENTS, (sacred and profane)-a Biographical Series—a Scientific Series-a Series on the Fine Arts-a Series of Guides to Professional Pursuits

Connected with Literature, Science, and the Arts. -a Miscellaneous Series—and an Entertaining Series. intendence of the work has been intrusted to Mr William Jerdan, [AdvertISEMENTS from London, intended for insertion in this editor of the Literary Gazette.

JOURNAL, which now forms one of the most eligible mediums for The OFFICIAL KALENDAR.--Mr Burke, the author of the well

Literary Advertising in Scotland, are respectfully requested to be chi known work upon the Peerage and Baronetage, has announced for

left with Mr FREDERICK SOMKRS, No. 169, Fleet Street, who has immediate publication a new production under the above title. In

been appointed Agent for the Advertising Department in London. dependently of comprising the public men and public institutions of

Terms the same as the Edinburgh Newspapers.] the British Empire, including our colonial and foreign dependencies, the work, in the form of a Dictionary, will contain, we understand, ample information regarding public persons abroad, upon a

Theatre-Royal. scale hitherto unattempted in this country. Of the Reigning Houses MR PRITCHARD begs to announce that his of Europe—the Court of Rome-the Ottoman Court-the Marshals

BENEFIT is appointed for MONDAY EVENING next, May of France, &c. &c. full details will be given. Among the curious 31, and feels proud in having the honour to state, that, by the kind domestic information will be found a brief account of each of the permission of Colonel Ross and the Officers of the 4th Dragoon boroughs, the number of voters, prevailing influence, &c.

Guards, he is enabled to gratisy his Friends and the Public with the Theatrical Gossip.-Nothing but benefits are now going on in

valuable services of their very celebrated London.- At Drury-Lane, Farren, Harley, and Wallack, have had

MILITARY BAND. excellent houses.-At Covent-Garden, Fawcett has made his fare

Miss I. PATON and Mr WILSON will also appear. well erit with the utmost eclat; and on Tuesday last, Mrs Daven

The Entertainments will commence with port, one of the best performers of old women that ever appeared on

IVANHOE. the stage, took her first and last benefit. She chose the part of the

Isaac, the Jew of York, by Mr Pritchard, being Nurse in “ Romeo and Juliet,”—a part she has played for 30 years

his first appearance in that character. to all the Juliets who have come out during that period.-On Tues.

Kebe.ca, by Mrs Stanley. day next Miss Stephens takes her benefit at Drury-Lane, and on

To which will be added, Thursday Miss Foote at Covent-Garden, on which occasion she is to

OF AGE TO-MORROW. skappear as Donna Violante in “ The Wonder,” and “ Moggy M'Gil

Maria, by Miss Isabella Paton. pin" in " The Highland Reel."-Last night Miss Kemble was to

The whole to conclude with the Drama of make her first appearance in comedy, as Lady Townly, in “ The

THE BRIGAND. Provok'd Husband.”—Lablache, the new buffo singer at the Opera, Alessandro Massaroni, the Brigand Chief, by Mr Pritchard. is a native of Naples, and, in allusion to his enormous size, he has

Carlotti, by Mr Wilson. Er been called, " le veritable gros de Naples."-It is said that Mr Lee, Tickets and Places for the Boxes to be had of Mr KENNEDY, at the new lessee of Drury-Lane, has selected Mr Cooper as the stage

the Box-Office, from 11 unul 4 o'clock; and of Mr PRITCHARD, No. inanager.-Kean is engaged to appear next season at the Haymarket 27, Clyde Street.

for six nights.- Miss Smithson has made her debut at the Opera reading Comique in Paris, and has been received with as much empressement

MR DENHAM'S BENEFIT. as ever. We can only say to the Parisians, as some old women are

MR DENHAM most respectfully announces to the reported to have said to a certain gentleman when they saw him car his Friends and the Public, thai his BENEFIT takes place on

rying off an exciseman—" We wish you luck of your prize.”—Mr THURSDAY, the 3d of June, on which occasion he solicits a con-
Goldsmidt, son of the celebrated banker, made a successful debut a tinuance of their favour.
few evenings ago at Drury-Lane, in the character of Monsieur Ton-

On THURSDAY, June 3, 1430,
At the falling of the curtain he was again called for to receive

Will be performed the celebrated Opera called the congratulations of his friends.-Yates has been playing Silvester

THE SLAVE, Dagyerwood, and giving imitations of all the popular performers, to

In which the whole strength of the Company, assisted by the great delight of the good people of Dublin.--Miss Jarman, who

MR WILSON, was for some time prevented from performing by a severe domestic

will be brought forward. affliction, has been playing this week in Belfast, and is to return to Gambia, the Slave, by Mr Denhain, being his first app arance in

that character. Glasgow on Monday for seven nights.-\liss Phillips takes her benefit here this evening, and Mrs Nicol on Tuesday.

Captain Malcolm by Mr Wilson.- Zelinda by Miss Phillips.


After which,

for the First time this season, the Laughable Farce of May 22–28.


The whole to conclude with, for the First Time these Two Years, SAT. The Wonder, a Concert, &c.

the highly popular Romantic Drama, called Mon. Speed the Plough, The Lancers, f Cramond Brig.

TUES. The Recruiting Officer, & Tekeli.

Guy Mannering, $ Rob Roy Macgregor.

Tickets and Places for the Boxes to be had of Mr KENNEDY, at THURS. Paul Pry, 8; Masaniello.

the Box-Ofhce, from Eleven until Four o'clock, and of Mr DENNAM, FRA.

A Tale of Mystery, Paris, Hooly and Fairly, f The Fall No. 7, Leith Street.
of Algiets.


BOOK.-The Times Newspaper of May 7, in Reviewing Dr Southey's Life of Bunyan, adds :-". But that for which we chiefly notice this work of Mr Southey's is, the very last sentence in it,

wherein is contained his frank and honourable recommendation TO OUR CORRESPONDENTS.

(though not more than they deserve) of the works of one whom the “The Prodigal” and “ The Faithless' are in types.-The “ Se

iron rou of oppression would have levelled with the dust.

**• In one of the volumes collected from various quarters, which renade Song" shall have a place." I weep for thee, "-" The were sent me for this purpose, I observed the nime of W. HONE, voice of Spring,” by our Correspondent on the banks of Spey, and notice it, that I may take the opportunity of recommending his “ David's Lament," by “ W. T." of Auchterarder,--and the " Son

EVERY DAY BOOK AND TABLE BOOh to those who are intenet" by "N. C." of Glasgow, lie over for probable insertion in

rested in the preservation of our national and local customs. By

these very curious publications their compiler has rendered good our next SLIPPERS.-The communications from West-houses are not

service in an important department of literature, and he may render overlooked.—The author of " Lines to the Memory of a Sister" yet more, if he obtain the encouragement he well deserves.' is imoving, but his diction is as yet too diffusive.---The verses “Not only we, and the person mentioned in this paragraph, but To Eliza” are inadmissible.—"Proteus” will positively find a packet all the friends of pure English literature all the curious in old Engat our publishers' on Monday.

Jish customs-in short, all intelligent men, with the hearts of Engliehmen in them, owe Mr Southey their gratitude for his recommendation. It springs from a just taste and right feelings uniei."

HONE'S EVERY DAY BOOK AND TABLE The extensive circulation and popularity of the Literary Journal BOOK may be had of all the Booksellers, in three very large vols. having rendered it so excellent a medium for Advertisements, they 8vo, with nearly 500 Engravings, price 1.2, 25. in boards. A news are increasing weekly on our hands; but this will only induce us to edition is also publishing in puris, price Is. Cach, and will be conipresent our readers more frequently with a doub!c Number like the pleted in 47 parts.

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