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ship in the London University. His reasons are understood to be the impossibility of realizing the prospects originally held out to the mcdical pupils. - It is said that a question is likely to arise whether the

Pavilion at Brighton is a royal palace, and as such, the property of PORTRAIT OF THE ETTRICK SHEPHERD.-Our readers will learn the Crown; or whether it is the private property of his present Ma. with pleasure that Mr Watson Gordon—whose admirable portrait of jesty.-An excellent Panorama of the city of Amsterdam has been Sir Walter Scott we described ten days ago-has now nearly finished recently opened by the indefatigable Mr Burford.—Lord Grosvenor a painting of a similar size, and of equal excellence, of the Ettrick has opened his splendid gallery of pictures to public view for a short Shepherd. It is by far the most striking and characteristic likeness time.-Dr Paris has sold his History of the Life and Times of Sir existing of the author of the “ Queen's Wake." It has been painted, Humphrey Davy for a thousand guineas.—There has been a great and is to be engraved, expressly for the Literary Journal. It gives falling off lately in many of the periodical publications; and it is difis much pleasure thus to have it in our power to present our readers ficult to discover the cause, unless it be in the want of means, of which with so excellent a likeness of one whose extraordinary genius is every body complains. The Sunday Newspapers have severely felt universally acknowledged, as well in England as in his own country; the depression--some of the oldest have fallen 250 to 500 per week and who, from the commencement of the Literary Journal, has been during the last two or three months. It would seem from this that one of our most valued and constant correspondents. The engra there is really a diminution of means in the lower and middling ving will be ready in a few weeks, and we shall give our readers due classes to purchase newspapers, for it cannot be said to arise from notice of its appearance.

want of news, since there are as many subjects of excitement now as Among other novelties announced for immediate publication, are there have been during the last twelve months. the following :-The Separation : a novel. By the authoress of

THE CONTRAST.-Ist. The Giant Angling. Flirtation. The story of which is reported to be founded upon a

His rod was fashion'd of a sturdy oak, recent extraordinary affair in high life. T'he Personal Memoirs of

His line a cable, which in storms ne'er broke, Pryce Gordon, Esq. who, it is understood, has seen much of men and manners, both at home and abroad, during the last half century.

His hook he baited with a dragon's tail,

And on a rock he sat and bobb'd for whale. -Wedded Life in the Upper Ranks: a novel.—The Oxonians. By Lill! IL the author of the Roué .-Frescatis; or Scenes in Paris.-And, Fo

2d. The Dandy Angling. reign Exclusives in London.

His angle was a peacock's feather, The first number of the Library of General Knowledge, which has

His casting line a midge's tether; been for some time announced by Messrs Colburn and Bentley, on

His hook he baited with mites of cheese, the popular plan of cheap monthly publication, will make its appear.

And he lay'in his bed and bobb'd for fleas. ance, we understand, on the first day of next month. The subject Theatrical Gossip. The most recent növelty is Taglioni, a new adopted for the commencement of the undertaking is one of univer.opera-dancer from Paris. Her dancing seems to be considered sal interest to Great Britain the Life of Loril Byron. The execu above all praise,-superior even to that of Brocard, Varennes, Vestion of the task, it appears, has been confided to Mr Galt, who was tris, or Noblet. She is only to be a short time in London.-Drury the companion of his lordship during one period of his foreign tra Lane closed for the season on the 14th, and Covent Garden on the vels, and who is reported to be the possessor of such materials as will

15th of this month. It is understood that Miss Paton is now living be found to add considerable novelty to the other attractions which a avowedly with Mr Wood, in which case we should like to know work of this nature, published on the plan in question, must possess. whether the Londoners, by way of example to their wives and daugh

We understand that " The Denounced," by the author of "The ters, will continue to heap their plaudits upon both the lady and genO'Hara Tales,” will be published in a few days. The work consists,

tleman. Kean was treated more severely; but " kissing goes by fawe are told, of two tales, which describe the severity of those laws your.”—The affairs of Covent Garden being now reinstated, the prowhich were enacted and enforced during the reign of William and

prietors have intimated their willingness to pay back the loans advanMary against the Catholics. The contentions that were continually ced at the beginning of the scason.—Madame Vestris is now in Dubtaking place between the proscribed papists and the emissaries of the lin, where she has been playing the appropriate part of Apollo in the government have doubtless afforded good scope for the author's farce of " Midas.”-The proprietors of the Theatre Royal, Liverpowers. The work is to be dedicated to the Duke of Wellington.

pool, have obtained a conviction against the proprietors of the minor CHEAP LITERATURE Among the many proofs of the increasing theatre there, for an infringement of the patent. The penalty for one demand for literary information may be mentioned the sale of the night's performances was L.30. Mr Bass of the Caledonian Theatre cheap editions of the English Translations of the ancient classic wri: derstand, to London, and from thence is to proceed to Switzerland,

here should read the case attentively.—Mr Murray has gone, we unters. We are informed from good authority that nearly twenty thousand volumes have already been sold of Valpy's beautiful pocket (prospectively speaking) in a very unsettled state-There is no truth

on account of his health. He has left the affairs of the theatre here edition of the Classical Library, now in the course of publication,

whatever in the report that Miss Noel (now Mrs Dr Bushe) is to and in which have already been given English Translations of De

return to the stage.--Mr Horncastle of the Caledonian Theatre takes mosthenes, Sallust, Xenophon, and Herodotus.

his benefit on Monday, and as he is much the cleverest and most reThe first volume of the History of England, by Sir James Mack spectable performer in that establishment, we hope bis merits will intosh, will appear on the first of next month. THE JUVENILE LIBRARY.-(From a Correspondent.)--Besides about to obtain a five-years' lease of the patent of the Theatre Royal

not go without recompense. —We understand that Mr Alexander is one or two other collections of a totally distinct nature, Messrs Col

Glasgow. burn and Bentley are about to publish that great desideratum, a Juvenile Library, in cheap monthly volumes, with suitable illustra

Weekly List or PERFORMANCES. tions. The truism, that when the young are removed from their

June 12-18. schools, or studies, with the character of having completed their

The Slave, of Life in London. education, they are in general deplorably ignorant of almost every

Mon. Romeo and Juliet, 4 Rosina. thing which their immediate intercourse with the world requires they TUES. Venice Preserved, Brother and Sister, should know, is too notorious to need argument. To simplify infor. Wed. Isabella, A; Raising the Wind. in mation—to afford facilities to parents' and teachers to prepare juve

Thuks. The Gamester, g Gilderoy.

FRI. nile minds for more complicated and extended relations than mere

Romeo and Juliet, $ Teddy the Tiler. education (even with all its modern improvements) has ever con- waren er du? templated ;-such are the objects of this Library, which is formed to

TO OUR CORRESPONDENTS. supply a regular succession of volumes that shall be eligible to place.1964 in the hands of the young, to guide their steps, to strengthen their

We are glad that F, acknowledges the unfairness of " pressing us moral character, and, by the great force of example, to smooth their

to death with wit,” without affording us the means of answering, way to knowledge, and its concomitant, happiness. The conduct of

which we deem partieularly eruel. The packet is perfectly safe, and the work is to be confided to the able Editor of the Literary Gasette,

will remain so. Our friend at Woolwich will hear from us soon.

We have already reviewed the volume he has sent us. The novel assisted by a large cirele of talented friends.

called " The Writer's Clerk" is the production, we believe, of a perCHIT-CHAT FROM LONDON.-There appears every probability that

son of the name of Kelly. Not having read the work, we can give a Metropolitan cemetery, on the model of Père la Chaise, will speed

no opinion upon its merits.- A Letter from Oban” in our next. ily be commenced. A public meeting on the subject was held a few days ago, which was attended by many noblemen and gentlemen of

"A Poet's Feelings,” by" W.M.” of Glasgow, and " The Pride

o' the Glen," by “ M." of Arbroath, shall have a place." The influence.—The fuss that has been made about the death of M'Kay Harp of Griel," the Lines by “ T. C.," and the Verses from Glase the pugilist is quite ridiculous. Every body knows that boxing is a sport countenanced by the first authorities in England, and a prize- sow in praise of Ale, are inadmissible. fighter takes the chances of death just as a soldier does who receives the king's pay. The one uses a musket, and the other his own fists, ERRATUM IN OUR LAST.-In the notice of the Illustrations of the and both kill or are killed equally lawfully. It would be the grossest Waverley Novels-speaking of Lucy Ashton and her father rescued injustice to punish Byrne by what would be nothing less than an ex. from the bull by Ravenswood, the artist's name should be Landseer, post-facto enactment.-Mr Charles Bell has resigned his professor- instead of Leslie,

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