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even beyond it, the road is very fine, but the lege; and the Rev. George William Hall, the admired air “ Whither, my Love ?" It
at the same time the seat of a Government. | brings life and improvement; round its fac- the music is of the Italian school, the piece The town is clean and handsomely built, tories it disperses the profit of extensive possesses the rare merit of being national and has a port formed by the mouth of a lit- speculations, and it hightens the enjoyment in its structure, and not too extravagant in tle river. The activity prevailing in a port, of life, by what it saves from shipwrecks, its incidents. even though so small as this is, has always bankruptcies, and the hands of pirates: if There are few scenes presented in a been to me a scene of pleasure. The imagi- commerce really produced no other effects theatre so gratifying as a successful debut; nation is excitedl, and the circle of one's ideas than these, it would deserve the indulgence especially if the performer be a female. The extended beyond the narrow horizon of ordi- of the philosopher. Adieu.
timidity and terrors of the entrance ; the nary life. I do not know what you will say
trembling anxiety of a personal appeal, vhere to the paradox, but I cannot fancy the inha LEARNED SOCIETIES. fame and fortune are at stake; the dissipabitants of a port to be quite stupid. Beyond Halmstadt there is an eminence from which Rev. Thomas Lee, D.D. President of Trinity approval; the recoil of mind producing ani
OXFORD, Oct. 11.-On Wednesday last the tion of alarm by the cheering voice of public a most beautiful prospect is enjoyed help the College, having been previously nominated mation and self-possession, in marked.com extreme borizon, the eye discovers the sạnili | by the Right Hon. Lord Grenville, Chan-trast to preceding dismay and privation of ing shores of the Island of Sealand, and cellor of the University, to be his Vice- powers, the natural consequence of aug. which Aows through the town, and then Chancellor for the ensuing year, was, in full mented exertion, rewarded by increased arfalls into the sea after it has tertilized its Convocation, invested with that office; after plause, and the general diffusion of spirit banks, and served the navigation by the which, the Vice-Chancellor nominated his brough, all the performers, constitute a seharbour of its mouth. There is another tington Landon, D. D. Provost of Worcester Pro-Vice-Chancellors, viz. the Rev. Whit-cond drama, mure interesting than that
which is represented pursuant to the bills of river near Falkenberg which is more rapid College; the Rev. John Cole, D. D. Rector the play, We felt this strongly on Tuesday but is not of much use. with immense Aint stones, and over it is a
of Exeter College; the Rev. Frodsham night. Miss Byrne almost sunk under bei bridge of five arches. To Falkenberg, and Hodson, D.D. Principal of Brasennose Col- apprehensions, as she advanced from the
to , Master of College. country miserable and unfruitful. The town
Yesterday, the first day of Michaelmas
is an einbarrassing and difficult entry. ller of Werberg at the second stage revidently Term, the following gentlemen were ad-voice nearly failed her altogether in the first soil by which it is surrounded. It occupies muchoroom, like most of the poor market Sandys Wall, of New College.
Bachelor in Civil Law. – Rev. Frederick the house, she gave fuller scope to her
powers, and before the song was finished, towns in Sweden, but its broad strait streets Master of Arts.-Mr. William Winstanley than those which were before offered gratui
obtained more fervent plaudits as a tribute, are almost a desert. Uncleanliness, which in general is not among the faults of the Hull, of Brasennose College. Swedes, prevails in the best inn, which af.
Bachelors of Arts.- John Hunter, Esq. of tously, to re-assure her courage. An encore forded us the worst night's lodging on the Magdalen College, Grand Compounder; Mr. produced a still more satisfactory develope
Daniel Francis Warner, of Magdalen Hall; order ; and the very favourable opinion thus whole way. A pretty broad bay washes the Mr. William Thomisman Hanbury, of New
ment of musical talents of the foremost gardens and plantations, with which the surrounding country is adorned. It contains College ; Mr. Henry Hare, of Exeter College. raised, was more than confirmed by every
piece which she gave throughout the opera. about half a dozen
barks, and about the The Journal des Savans for October, contains Miss Byrne's voice is a high treble, clear, same number of small ships. The whole coast from Helsingborg, to the frontiers of
Alexible, and of great compass. It does not
Reviews of the following Works : Norway is indented with bays and creeks, I. by M. Raoul-Rochette.
Michaud's History of the Crusades, Vol. possess the melody of Miss Stephens; but,
with this single exception, is not surpassed wbich form so many little ports and give some life to the poor country.
in another quality, by any singer that we are Dictionary of the Medical Sciences, Vol. XIX.-M. T'essier.
accustomed to upon the stage. DistinguishBeyond Backa, the next station, the coun
Wilkin's Atheniensia.-M. Letronne.
ing between force and volume, it is more try becomes finer and the spirit of cultivation more active. The road passes over ex numents discovered in ancient Gaul, 2 Vols. the latter. Her execution is pure, and in
Grivand de la Vincelle, unpublished Mo- remarkable for possessing the former than tensive plains, which are converted into
400.-M. Quatremere de Quincy.
Q. Anciilon's Academic Writings. — M. in both these respects a winter in London
will work much improvement, as the only becomes more fruitful. We now arrive at Kongs Backa, a dull market town, where lation in France.-M. Raynouard.
Le Graverend, Treatise of Criminal Legis- with the best models, and from no waot of
deficiencies arise from want of acquaintance the road passes between the town and the sea, but suddenly turns to the right, and
Krog-Meyer, Dissertation on Arnobius,and capacity to equal them. The very arduous Orell's new edition of Arnobius.--Daunou.
song, “ Be mine, tender passion,” afforded leads through a country really very fine, notwithstanding the lofty rocks piled one upon gedy.–Vanderbourg;
Mullner's King Yngurd, a German Tra- a proof of this position, and a high treat to
the audience. In the early parts the oranother. Various productions of the earth New edition of Isocrates' Panegyric on herself an accomplished musician, in str
chestra was at fault; but Miss Byrne showed seem to be here cultivated with care; as is
Athens.-Lelronne. shewn by fields of rye, barley, oats, potatoes,
mounting this bar, and towards the concluEgyptian beans; houses which are indeed
sion gave the bravura in the finest style. only of wood, but look very clean and neat,
This, and indeed all her airs were encored ; and scarcely any where upcultivated land.
and her debut may fairly be pronounced There is no sign of misery; because this, as On Saturday, Mr. Kean made his second one of the most completely successful, as Franklin's honest Richard, would say, appearance in Sir Giles Overrcach; and in one night she firmly established herself a “ Never follows in the train of industry.”
neither this part nor any of the others, the favourite with the metropolitan public. From Kongs Backa to Kocrra, the roadcast being unaltered from last season, offer In person, this lady is rather small, her proceeds over pretty steep rocky eminences. any food for new strictures.
arms are thin, and her countenance ordiWe leave the high road, and fall
into it again DEBUT OF Miss BYRNE.-On Tuesday, nary. But she is young, and graceful in her after going a good way round. From Koerra the comic opera of the Haunted Tower was movements. Her acting is lively and atit only takes three quarters of an hour to revived from its short slumber, for the pur-tractive. Her conversation voice, though Gottenburgh. The neighbourhood is dis- pose of introducing Miss Byrne, from the pretty distinct, by no means gives promise tinguished by many handsome country seats, Dublin stage to a London audience, in the of her excellence in singing, and is rather and many other visible results of great in- character of Adela. This is a pleasing unmusical than otherwise. This is over.dustry. "Wherever trade fixes its abode, it opera, and though a considerable portion of come by a charming falsetto in her middle
nutes l'pon the whole, Drury Lane has Comedy. 11194 Foote in Ms. Neville, inherit him, of to dissolve his marriage. With muide what in the theatrical phrase is termed antenot to Min Bruntun only in the minor the view he empluys Franks, Vallen's sef• Air, in adı ng so distinguished an ornar importance of the character, and is not vant, whom he instructs to accelerate the ment to the strength, of the Company. being so new tu the town. Mrs. Daven-ruin of the young Baron, in the hope that
MI.. Cubit, in Luly Enos, 'was some port's Mrs. Hardcastle, it would be hard to when he is reduced to extremity, he wild what tro tarne, but sung with great sweet improve upon. Fawcett's Harde anties of trave recourse to hun, and in return for the nese The the observations apply to the the same genus; and Laston's Tony is todo assistance desired, will consent to be sepaLurd Wiliam of Mr.T. Cooke. This style crous in the extreme. Mr. Abbott is a generated from Hennette. Vallen's prodigalny is extremelo pleasing; and even in " spint temanly Hastings, and Simmons in die but too rapidly favours the project of his of my suite sure," wr forgot much of our gory deserves as the least trom our hands unele. He gives a tete, to which a nume regret of Braham's admirable execution, in not to be pasard over in silence.
rous company as invited. Nina, bus wife's the feeling matter of his successor. Iow. The l'ruxe Repent again visited the The-vounger sulet, is accompanied by an old ton's Baron of Oakland 18 inimitable. It is atre, and Mr. C Kemble could play betore gentleman, named Muller, who among other one of those chete d'ouvre of comic humour, no better judge of the manners of a perfect singulanties constantly dresses himselt frem ef wlane to descriptan can convey no idea, gentleman,
head to hot in grey; whence he is called unless eiery luck and motion can be de In 'The Share on Wednesday, Miss Ste- the Grey mar. His coming a unwelcome to sitled Elwirl, by Harley, was scarcely phen's sweet song, Macready's passion, 1er Vallen, whose actions he is in the tabut of interior; and while bois performance obtain-ry's correctness, Sinclair's and Duruset's controlling Mulier, though a stranger, has ed the boot applotse it mented, it was no notes, and the bumours of Jones, Emery,, established himself in the tamily: he does writing to huo huronte tolents to mingle Liston, and Davenport, afturded an agree not mind a bad reception, and has besides a with it suine au knowledgment for the kid, able treat to a full house
singular ascendancy over all those whom he yet unustentatious mandet, in which he
MINOR THEATRES. aduresses. Several of Vallea's freads apo Patlar very gentlemanly and dcheate at irotuine, or with the new perturuer stood and on Monday Sadler's Wells, conchied review, telling them to theit tarea the better.
On Thursday-werk Astle's Amphitheatre, pear, and the Grey men passes them all in No much in need On Wednesday, Venice Preserved, can
their respective searons. I the latter pour tolles. The tete commences, and the first as het werk, was repeated, but without into an enlarged piece of water for aquatre act concludes
. During the night, l'allen, aldınsan orcase to us to extend our frinants On Thursday the Haunted lower
As a balance, in some degree, for these appears, has lost 400 forins al play, and be *** repeated, and was, ut faussut le, a best teme u Seu Parcol, opened for the trend of day w Bırmann, an old usurer, who Bean's t with arrater stiences than on Tuesday Winter on abonday Il grues cut that mans called a Capitou. Valien already owes
lapoes, the i teatre in the Strand, with the ing unable to pay themn, sends his servant at liur den having routered, the Cubbiet of Preston main takes its course.
new preces, and new performers of approved
, are forthcoming, and anta ipates ** tum a large sum, for what an actwa i Kreat succes as aliruded it the preceding
Lotiught against him; but the day beture, COVENT GARDEN.
season. We shall take an opportunisty w Burant led consented, (tipa the assup Salesfied with the attracions already report progress, and of the entertainments ance of the servant, who showed him a les brought forward, thus theatre ofera veevlit are as good as the bulls describe, we again to let trum Rusential to mspend proceedings, lie of wurelly since our last pubis alwu. On witness and introduce them to the Asuw- and he as eve a prumused to advance *** Monday the Prince Hegent hot ured thu ledge of our readers.
Honns. He brings them with him. brands burns with las presenue to see Guy Jan
pues to fetch his master to recene them. irring
A Drama founded on Lord Buron's Carla the interin the lurry men appears, and On Tue day Miss Brunwa assumed car has been produced by bit. Dasoud, and in order to serve Vallets
, to whom he designs mother trad... theater in the walk ot will be brought out at Drury Lane. Me to give a severe best instructive lesson, le Beuteel ( omedy. Mis Hardcastle in She Vardyn is that berone, and not Mine helly,
informs the usures that the young man biops to ( ut puuet. Thus pettutmance dis as has been stated in some of the News" | duherited, and that bus debis will not le played no new talent, and was only a vana- papers.
pard: he persuades Harmana to carry back not part, but in the same style in which
the oo Murile, and engages to get himsed Dius B bas already to advan? agendy prr.
what i owing to him, un cuando it at, wrnted terse:f to the pubire. Aimos even The Teales of Pans, wluto produced wittwut kas of tme, be wild seize the cha remark we bare offered up in ber Rosalindurtren novelties in July, and as many in Au- texu, and imnoun the proprietat. Valien, Aiud boulante in aplicable iu bei Misallard. quu, showed less activity during the month deprived of the resource of the son furios, Castie, dus we stiail content ourseves with of September, because perhaps the season and scelta hua chaleau Kiard, yrelds to the one of them, that it is a softened pleasing was more favourable. During last month vre or line wentant, and write to ( cute representation, wanung the sufre of colour only nine new puces were produced, nearly Rosenthal; but the latter " sanely rae, mag and totse wtur ka të tras received from mure add it wlach proved successful.
when I aslen u arrested, and connected to Lian one ot ber immediate predecessors,
THEATRE DE L'obros.
prisa. Heonette and Sina in vain ber the Mr ( Kemble plaveal young Mard, I'Hive Gru, a (omedy in three acts, in
Grey men to assist Vallen; he otstar.ate.y Suspect, a favourite part with him, as indeed pime, by Messrs. Pauligny and Porchelreften, though still prolessing his teises it ought to be, for with all his excellence in the muraltet dency of this piece is to prove stip for tam. Tlary leave him, upbraad.it Darkourt, telu, (aptain Plume, or even that the charms of domestie' hate and made his ill-nature, and gu to comfust the per Ligu and Martuff, there is not one in whicha rate desires are preferable to the false enjoy. snet. he more pedex thy een buites the character ments of a vain Catenlain.
Count Rosenthal appears in the thigal est; than in thus. We will make buid to say.l. Ile scene as land in Sascoy. Baron l'al he declares to leanette, taal be will do so that it coud not be better performed The len, a young man of a good disponion, but thing tor hus septes all the deed of separa traoutwa from sizeepish nens to rakisha! ponesed with the desire of shuning, through ton is rigned, and res out to have it diawa pudence, the latter, eggravated as it were has whcie tortune consets of a stau esiale, up. Vina cuines, and abroers silta transwest of "vanje up itu bute. sell for hu prece burdened with debts, has married or una parts of joy, that she has restbred V'asies do ding bashitua estolaarrassment, 1 exquiminly the will of his uncle, Count Boscethal liberty, by giving to Bumann, as a security Correct; and the whole w graced with that Henriette, a young person of checure birth., for bus ciut, a beálace what she had to sort of pulsand department w rare even in but onbeywed in the best qua:: How cared the same day frien Muller, and the laboralle lule, that we want not to be sential has laror property, which, having value of «h ste wensid not have suspe** wir got twed at its being so widen niet with love tis urly & the best to interided to leaved, had not the uszres Bulaced us beatfy. on the rage. There is a *** still cast in all to los pepew, but sprensed at hu unuto Besenthal appears 29219, and in som et the other parts of this agtecakse aiul amusing alle anime, he has segulved allai to d...piuya procuses and threats to induce liensk
of the peninsula, is characterised by its man- lin giving to Italy, at two periods so distant celebrated work is now published. This ners, its laws, its traditions, its claims to from each other, the blessings of civilization, great undertaking, comprising the Lord's
question, and the mind impressed by the Con molli soffj. Un susurrar di frondi
In mezzo a lor gioie sovrano a tutti, answer : the former is the help which
Lieve si sente intorno ; dai bei fiori
In lungo abito e sacre il buon cantore, Dolce fragranza spira; olezza l'aura
Quand ei le luci, gia di luci prive, infant years need, and the latter is the
Di lieli odori; un piu splendente lume, Ed ora di divin fuoco splendenti essence of all intellectual acquirement. Il virgalto gentil circonda e fregia.
Al cielo innalza, e la sonora citra, The skill necessary to balance these two
Canto Terzo. Or col plettro ricerca, or con le dita qualities, so as neither to assist so much The guard of this tree is confided to the
Tacciongli Elisi campi, et tace Orfeo,
A l'alto saon meravigliando anch'esso, as to weaken the reasoning powers, nor to Tuscans, and the author has embraced this expect so much as to overpower the ca-opportunity to characterize several great men, pacity of childhood, does appear to lis and to celebrate the glory of Tuscany.
Our notice of this work is abridged from
the critique of M. Raynouard in the Journal
In the sixth canto, the Carthaginian sucto be happily displayed in these Cate. chisms. We have that of the History of Barra, son to the Queen, and general of the cours arrive. During the voyage, young
de Savans for July last. England in our hand; and if it be allowed Africans, relates to the envoy of the King of
GERMAN LITERATURE. to us ex uno disce omnes,' we would say, Veii, all that has passed at Carthage since
Messrs. I. S. Ersch, and I. G. Gruber, Prothat more convenient, accurate, well- the death of Dido! In the eighth canto, fessor of the university of Halle, have una arranged, and proper publications for the while the pestilence afflicts the Roman dertaken to edit an Universal Encyclopædia purposes they embrace, were never sub-army, a truce is made, during which the of the Sciences and Arts, of which we have mitted to general approbation.
funeral rites are paid to the dead, and games just received the prospectus. It is to
celebrated in their honor. There are va- cunsist of thirty volumes, large quarto, with IL CAMILLO O VEJO CONQUISTATO,
rious other episodes, which we pass over. numerous maps and prints from original Concluded from No. 36.
The inost important is that of Venilia, who drawings. It is intended to embrace every The first canto is concluded with a review serves in the Roman army disguised as a
branch of science and art, and to combine of the Tuscan army; in which the author warrior. Camillus, to punish the breach of richness of materials with conciseness of bascollected everything the could find res in refusing to obey Appius, orders the so) treated of, without extending the marricles.com specting the events of which Tuscany was diers to be decimated." Many had already an immoderate length. Four hundred 1900
discipline committed by a part of the army, style; so that every subject will be fully the theatre, on its peculiar mythology, and its ancient geography. The poet had to con
suffered their punishment, when one of the of letters, already honourably known in and tend with many difficulties in the numerous unhappy victims designated by drawing lots out of Germany, have engaged in this great details which the description of this review is discovered to be a woman. It is Venilia. undertaking, and every article will be signed required. He has endeavoured to animate We refer to the poem for the sequel of bei by its author. A number has been pubit by interesting narratives, by ingenious fa adventures, and her deathi, which she meets lished, as a specimen of the execution, conbles, and by brilliancy of style. The eleventh in Veii.
taining a selection of 120 articles, taken from canto contains, in like manner, an enumera
What we have said suffices to show the every letter of the alphabet, from A 102, tion of the various corps of the Italian army, has employed his talents in the celebration
object which the poet has had in view. He and in all the various clepartments of sciwhich come to the aid of Veii. Every coun- of ancient and modern Tuscany, and in im- about six years,
It is expected to be concluded in try of Italy, from the Alps to the extremity mortalizing the glory which it has acquired,
MITHRIDATES.—The fourth part of this , its ensigns, its habits, its arms, c all which details have a peculiar interest and The arrangement of the poem and the de- Prayer in near five hundred languages and local colouring, more gratifying to the Italian velopement of the characters are especially dialects, is thus happily brought to the dethan general reader.
worthy of praise. The character of Camillus sired conclusion. Conceived and begun by In the third canto, Juno descends to the is eminently heroic: it is happily conceived, the great lexicographer John Christopher infernal regions to implore the aid of Pluto and as happily executed. This hero fills the Adelung, who, we believe, completed only against the Romans; she traverses the Ely- foreground with dignity, and his absence is the first part (which was published in 1806 sian fields. The poet gives us several de las remarkable in the poem as his presence. fortune to be continued by a man fully ade
; scriptions; among others may be remarked the image of civilization, which is represent
absence of Achilles with that of Camillus, quate to the task, Dr. John Severin Vater of ed under the emblem of a very great tree, moral effect. the new poem has the advantage of a more
Konigsberg, one of the most learned philothe brauches of which spread afar, and al
Achilles withdraws from com
logers in Europe. The contents of this most reach the heavens. The description bat because the Greeks (or rather their gene.
fourth and last part are-1. Additions to of this tree is very remarkable, both for the ral) are unjust towards him, and sacrifices the first part, by the Russian counsellor of imagery and the expressions.
to his resentment what he owes to his coun- state, Adelung: and additions to the second « Amidst the smiling flow'r-enamelled plain
try: In Camillus, it is the popular factions volume.-2. Corrections and additions reA lofty orange proudly rears its head;
which deprive the hero of the honor of com- specting the Basque language, by bis ExcelWhose knotty bonghs, in shining verdure dress'a manding the Romanse and of procuring Willian Von Llumboldt, now ambassador And fruit Hesperian, to the heav'ns extend Cheir far out-spreading arms. Sweet Zephyr's for his country, he triumphs for her, as soon
from his Majesty the King of Prussia, to the breath as she allows, or rather commands, him.
court of Great Britain.-3. Additions by the Soft agitates the gently-whisp'ring leaves The style of this poem is noble and ele- counsellor of state, Von Adelung, and the That scarce are heard to sigh: the lovely fow'rs gant; the passage we have quoted above editor; and lastly, additions by the latter to Exliale delicious fragrance: all the air confirms this assertion, and we should be
the third volume.
A general index is Breathes richest odours : a more brilliant light happy, did our limits allow, to quote some
added. Around the beauteous tree mild-beaming plays.” others. We cannot, however,' resist the Restoration of the Science of Politics, or
For the benefit of such of our readers as temptation of transcribing the portrait of Theory of the natural State of Society, by understand Italian, we subjoin the original Homer.
C. L. Von Haller, vol. ii. of this passage, though we are fully aware Amid the rest, soperior o'er them all,
In our 9th Number we noticed the appear. to how great a disadvantage our translation In ample, sacred robe, the poet siood,
ance of the first volume of this interesting must appear in comparison. When he those orbs, of vision erst bereft,
work. This second volume contains chapters Sorge per mezzo a la region fiorita But now irradiate with celestial fire,
23 to 43 inclusive, most of which treat on subRotondo, e grande, un rigoglioso arancio, To heav'n up-raised, and the deep-sounding lyre, jects of the highest importance such as the Che con le verdi foglie, e i pomi d'oro, Now with the plectrum, now the finger, waked,' origin of sovereignty, the duties of princes the L'annose braccia in fino al cielo estolle. Th’ Elysian plains were still, and Orpheus' self rights and duties of subjects, the means posa L'aura soave ador ador to fere
In silent wonder beard the lofty song. sessed by subjects to secure their rights, the
loss of independence or the ruin of states, ily distinguish him from the laboured and liar grace to his pictures. It was with refe &c.
microscopic wonders of Gerard Dow, Mi- rence to their form, that Sir Joshua Reynolds Bibliotheca Germano-glottica, or Vier oferis, &c.
remarked, they had all the currectness of an the Literaiure of the Antiquities of the Lan
His landscapes, when they are given as academy drawing, guages and People of the Kingdoms of Ger- exclusively sucb, are generally accompanied Pynaker. The subjects of this painter man,or partly German, ruce, by Dr. Nicolaus by some figures, in which a portion of posi- are also pastoral, and somewhat resemble Heinrich Julius.
tive colour in the drapery or cap of his boors those of Berghem; but in the play of his foThis small treatise, or rather catalogue, serves to set off and heighten the subdued liage, and the elegant forın of his trees, he consisting of only 100 pages, and 24 pages
tone of the rest. There is no elevation of has more of Both. of introduction, contains a treasure of thought in his compositions, though his He is however cooler in his style and valuable information, that might be else- forms are in general well chosen, and often sharper in his pencil; indeed nothing can go where sought for in vain. Comprising all approach to the romantic. His trees are of beyond the sweetness of touch and lightness the nations of German race, it affords the a general character, beautiful in shape, and of hand by which his foliage and branches Englishman, the Swede, the Dane, and the exquisitely touched. Of him it may be said, oppose the clear and beautiful skies, over Hullander, as well as the German, the ea. that having once seen his works, you can which they are thrown. siest view of every thing that has been pub- never be at a loss to know them again. His compositions are of the most beautiful lished, since the revival of the study of Ger
The prints after him by P. le Bas, Major, and select kind, and his observance of nature man antiquities, (i. e. since ihe middle of &c. give a tolerable idea of his style. is not less than his judicious choice of subthe last century), both in monuments of Hobbima and Ruysdal in a great mea
ject. their languages, and contributions to facili- sure resemble each other in their general
The cool inists that are seen rising betate the knowledge of them. Nay, the au-style-all is subdued into a dark mellow tweeu distance and distance, give a separathor has even performed more than the main tone, deeply green. Hobbima is more sim- tion, (the effect of almosphere, the most perobject of his undertaking could lead us to ple, in choice of subject, as well as co- fect that can be imagined, and by no artist expect; for he has taken into his'plan the li- lour-a large spreading tree, the entrance to have they been more happily expressed. terature of the French, Italian, Spanish, Por- a wood, cottages seen through a vista or
WATERL00.-We cannot now tuguese, and other languages related, though opening form the broad masses in the fore- see this name without associating far difbut distanıly, with the German ; and has also ground.
ferent ideas than those sylvan scenes which prefixed to his book a sketch, short indeed, In the paintings of Ruysdal there is a
the pencil of this artist communicated. His but uncommonly rich in information, of the greater variety of tones and colours, rich hues pictures are scarce, his drawings and etchcourse which the antiquarian literature, of purple and gold teints; the latter judi- ings more numerous. His style has someproperly belonging to the western nations, ciously sprinkled near or between the dark thing of Bergheni's, but is less artificial. has hitherto taken. It is to be wished, thai foliage and masses of his trees, as well as on
The compositions of Waterloo are formed in future editions of this work, which cannot the luninous parts of his fore-grounds. The and selected with good taste
, and the chafail to be called for, the worthy author may general character of both, is dark opposed to racter of nature so truly observed, that ang be induced to extend this sketch, to mention sky.
one moderately acquainted with painting, or more particularly the contents of the most Cuyp.-In the landscapes of Cuyp, the observant of the effects in landscape, may important or not well-known books, and utmost simplicity prevails-stillness and enjoy from his book of etchings almost as their real value; and if possible to notice the warmth are the characteristics of his style,
much pleasure as from the finished piece, more ancient literature of the Germanic
His pictures are seldom without cattle, nor is their variety their least charm.
BRUEGHEL AND ELSIEMER are in a style
tures. In those of Brueghel the tone of cohighly interesting. The following is the A storm, or any turbulent scene, would lour is a lively green, the trees are remarktitle at length: The History of Joau of Arc, indeed be a noveliy in this master's works;
ably elegant in their form, and the foliage called the Maid of Orleans, derived from her his water is always calm, and his sky is al- dotted with much care and precision; the
sky blue and vivid. Upon the whole, paint
have small claim to regard.
Vander Heyden is in every way opposite
tures are dark, in contrast to a light and mends the Luctuca Viroza, as a remedy for his practice on this style of art. the drupsy. Dr. Coilin, of Vienna, many BOTH, with much of the warmth and still clear sky, but with every attention to indiyears ago, found the Lacluca Sylvestris effica- ness of Cuyp, has more of study and selec- but with little choice as to selection or com
vidual imitation; they are much laboured, cions iu this disorrer.
partake much of the Italian form; his trees position, and are seldom without water, in THE FINE ARTS. have a studied elegance, with more of gene-great brilliancy to his subject.
which the objects are reflected, so as to give
To these we might add the name of Van
links in the chain which seems to connectjects were mostly taken from the sea coasts, D. TENIERS.—This artist may rather be the Flemish with the Italian school.
simple both in form and colour; the general considered a painter of pastoral scenes, and Berghem, with the most exquisite pencil hue of his pictures a low-toned yellow or rustic life, than of landscape; and in and style of colour, has still an artificial mode clay colour, and his trees dotted as if by common with Wovermans, divided his at- of making out his relief : contrasts of colour, some mechanical process. There are many tention between his figures and their back- rather than light and shade, produce the others of the Flemish school of landscape ground. Yet while in him we are almost effect. His sparkling, touches of light and well worthy of notice, but in treating on the exclusively rivetted to the polish of his pen- colour are often brought in, where it would different styles, it is only necessary to bring cil as employed on the detail of his figures, be difficult to determine upon principle how such forward as are distinct: and these we in Teniers we are invariably attracted by the they came there.
think will be sufficient to mark the charace scenery of his works.
The subjects of his paintings are mostly teristic features of the Flemish style in landThe modest liveliness of this artist's co-pastoral, with cattle and figures, and touched scape. louring, his silvery and chastened hues, the with great spirit and freedom of pencil: the The Italian style of Landscape in our beatness and freedom of his pencil will read- rolling appearance of his clouds gives a pecu- pext.
CHAPTER THE NINTH.
care of Count Cicognara, and of the clergy-tion received from the natives, who de Venice, Avo. 10, 1817.— Yesterday the man, the monuments of many other ruined scribert its course inland to be very cir prizes of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts churches are placed in St. Giovanni e Paolu,
cunscribed, The entrance of the bext were distributed to those artists, whose works and thus preserved. Here we observe the were adjudged to be the most worthy. The monuments of Vendramini and Marcello, creek that deserves at all to be noticed is Governor-General, Count Goes, General out of St. Fantino and St. Marina : and the distinguished by the three islands (if such Chasteller, and the most distinguished per- Carita, &c. The celebrated picture of Titian, stowed the names of Knox, Bonnet, and
carvings in wood, out of the Scuola de la they really are) on which Maxwell be assembled in the former Scuola de la Carita, the Martyrdom of St. Peter, is here placed Halcyon. The first of these, according which was assigned by the French to the again in its ancient situation, and in the to the natives, is a peninsula. Bolunet Academy of Arts. After Count Leopold most advantageous light.
island was so called from a clump of Cicognara, President of the Institution, had
trees, which meet tbe view and give it all made a speech, in which he pronounced a
ORIGINAL AND INTERESTING
air of fantastical gaiety. The Congo cast warm panegyric upon the Emperor, who
NARRATIVE. had done much for the Academy, and upon
anchor in an excellent little haven formed the Governor-General, who interests bim
VOYAGE TO THE CONGO. at the entrance of this creek, having five self so deeply in its success, and upon
fathom water. A town called Loocanscy own zeal, which nubody disputes, he turned
Preparations for proceeding up the was liere spoken of by the natives, which, his eyes on two works, which attracted ge river in the double-boat. - Description of by ascending this creek in a row-boat
, neral attention, and the excellence of which the creeks and islands which are seen. - might be reached in about three hours. he duly extolled. The first was the statue A vessel appears under Spanish colours, on the morning of the 21st August, a of the muse Polyhymnia, by Canova, (origi- which is supposed to be an English or fishing party was sent out, which pronally the portrait of a lady of Bonaparte's American slave-trader. family, the head of which is changed); leaves the Congo, and ascends the river obtained a plentiful supply of fish. What
The Captain ceeded to Knox's island, off which they only to pay a just tribute of praise to his in the double-boat.- Delightful evening was here taken proved to be of four spefriend Canova, of whom his country, Ve- sail.- Large flights of parrots seen cies, among which were the sparus, the nice, is proud, but also to proclaim aloud to their daily habits described.-Captain mullet (surmutus) and the old wife or the rest of Europe, " that Italy was still the Tuckey reaches the “Look Out" islands balistes. soil in which the greatest talents for the Arts
While detained here, a Sail bove in and Sciences fourished, and that nobody
-passes on to Draper's island.--Debut Canova was able to furnish so suitable scription of the shell-fish taken at Com-sight, under Spanish colours, carrying a present for their Imperial Majesties of penzy.-Joy of the natives at the return twelve guns and fifty men; which had Austria, to whom the statue had been re- of one of their countrymen from slavery. cleared out from the Havannah on a slave. spectfully offered by the States of Venice." - The boat grounds in an attempt to pass tradiug voyage. A person of the name of The second work, which, as it were, illumin-between two islands, but is got off with Sherwood was her captain, though it was ed the hall with its splendor, was an im- out damage - Altered appearance of the pretended he was only hier mate. Most mensely large and magnificent picture by coast.-Singular incident.
of the crew were either English or Irish, Titian, which represents the Ascension of the Virgin; it was in a very dirty and nes river in the double-boat had not been Every circumstance considered, the Cap:
The preparations for passing up the but they all called themselves Americans. lected condition in the Church of de' Frati, where Count Cicognara perceived its beauty; neglected while those incidents were oc- tain had no doubt that the vessel, though and by the care of old Baldaccini, (who was curring, which have been narrated in the carrying Spanish colours, was either Enchosen at this sitting a member of the two preceding chapters. The necessary glish or American property, and illegally Academy,) it is restored in the highest per- stores and provisions having been trans- engaged in that trade, which policy and fection. "After Cicognara, Messrs. Diedo shipped on the 18th, every thing was humanity, in both the countries last wellthe Academy,) spoke; the former on the ready to proceed up the Congo; but from tioned, have joined to oppose and apniimportance of the Fine Arts, and the latter the faintness of the sea-breeze, they were hilate. upon Cornaro, (celebrated for his temper- compelled to remain at anchor all that
Determined to proceed to Enıbomma ance), as the Mecenas of the Arts. After day. On the 19th, from the same cause, in the sloop double-boat, in consequence this, Count Von Goes made a short and they remained stationary; but on the of the difficulty of getting the Congo suitable speech to the young artists, and 20th, the adventurers, favoured by the up the river from the unsteadiness of the then distributed the prize medals. After the wind, were enabled to get the Congo up sea breeze, Captain Tuckey, at four ceremony was concluded, the company sepa, abreast of Halcyon Island, or Zoonga o'clock this afternoon, left the Congo, the specimens of sculpture, painting, &c., Compenda, as it is named by the Africans. accompanied by the scientific gentlemen, which were opened to day for the first time. The banks of the river, as they advanced, with the exception of Mr. Crapch, who That in which the prizes were distributed still retained the character which has been preferred remaining on board the ship. contained the finest productions of the old already given of them--being covered To avoid the current they kept within a Venetian scliool. The natural splendor of with mangrove, and intersected with nu- boat's length of the shore, and completely their colouring was heightened by the richly merous
creeks. Though they frequently succeeded in escaping it, till they made gilled ceiling. These Scuole
, of which there sailed within a hundred yards of the shore, the point called Scotchman's Head. Here meeting places of lay Fraternities, for reli- nothing which had not been previously they found the current ran at the rate of gious exercises, and are mostly adorned with observed could be discovered.' The first three miles and a half in the hour, and the finest paintings and the most magni- creek of any cousiderable magnitude, the breeze was so weak that they could ficent ornaments. Count Cicognara gave which was noticed after passing Finoa, with difficulty stem it. The Captain be opened to the public. The interior of the well's ligator's Bond. The large ex-posite shore, and take the chance of hopes, that in a short time new rooms would was called Kanga Bomba; and is Max- judged it advisable to steer for the op: ness of ornament and decoration uncommon panse of water which this presents to the meeting with a counter-current. By the in our times, where we see more temples go eye excites ideas of its importance and time they had crossed the river it was to ruin, than new ones arise. Through the extent not at all borne out by the informa- quite dark, and they anchored on the