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were intimidated from risking an attempt What you have nobly done." (long and clusion. At the fall of the curtain, placards to gain admittance by these circumstances;
loud applauses) Act ii. Sc. iv. were exhibited in different parts of the pit and a multitude endeavoured, by letters and Again. “Cominius.- I shall lack voice and galleries, inscribed with this further mapersonal applications, to Mr. Harris, the per the deeds of Coriolanus
nifestation of the public wish, “NO PAREformers, and door-keepers, to obtain a safe Should not be ultered feebly.” (loud WELL FOR EVER FROM KEmble." Owing in admission by the private entrances. We
a misconception that these were designed to are informed that these applications were again. "Coriolanus mas soon in battle, prevent Mr. Kemble from delivering any steadfastly refused; and the people began to I would before thee fly, and howl for uddress, murmurs immediately arose. But assemble at the pit passage as early as 12 mercy, (repeated bursts of applause) this circumstance only furnished an addio'clock. On the opening of the doors, the As QUIT THE STATION they've assign'd tional proof of public esteem. The idea that a screams and struggles continued with' vio
me n ÉRE."
prevention or disrespect was intended, occalence for some minutes. Amidst the rend
Aufidius.—'Thou canst not hope ac-sioned soine tumult, although it soon aping of clothes, and loss of hats and shoes, quittal from the Volscians. peared that the audience had but one wish two ladies fainted, and were, with difficulty, Cor. I do :-Nay more, expect their and opinion. A short but anxious interval borne out of the crowd into the open air.
ensued. The curtain again was drawn up; The house soon filled, and we do not recol Their thanks” (several peals of ap- a grand street of Rome, which forms a prinlect a more brilliant display of Beauty and
plause) Act v. Sc. i.
cipal scene in the Tragedy, was displayed ; high Fashion in the boxes and orchestra. Kemble accompanied the first speech in and Kemble, in the Roman costume, in Notwithstanding the risk, an unusual num- this last extract, with a vehement grandeur which he had performed Coriolanus, came ber of ladies were in the pit
. Mr. Kemble of action, which produced an astonishing forward. One of those lofty public edificas, had chosen the favorite character of Corio effect. Every thing gave force to this strik which adorned the capital of the ancient lonus for this memorable night; and on his ing scene. The language of Shakspeare; World, rose behind him. The impression entrance in the first scene, he was received the crisis; the sublime spectacle of an indi- produced by this unison, on such an occawith a waving of white handkerchiefs and vidual, a 'Roman, bidding defiance to a hos- sion, was deeply felt. It appeared as if laurel branches, and a tumult of enthusiastic tile General in the midst of his army; the Kemble, the Roman spirit, the Roman grangreering, for many minutes. We do not Actor who spoke; the martial fury of his deur, and Rome itself, were about to disinean here to go into any critique on the passion; the voice; the look; the lofty appear from the stage, and leave a chasm, merits of his performance: we shall only re-Jerection and dilation of his commanding which could no more be filled. The ties of peat what was testified by the Audience, and figure, as if his nighty spirit could not find sympathy, which had for thirty years bound by the diurnal critics in the public journals rooin willin the confinenient of its habita- him to all that was great and noble in the since that he never performed this arduous tion; the combination of relative circums- Drama; and knit him, as it were, into the part with more energy and grandeur. We, stances, interests, and sympathies, of class- heart of the Public, were about to be at who witnessed his first and last performance ical taste and feeling and sentiment; all once, and it was to be feared for ever, disof Coriolanus on the London stage, fully contributed to excite the enthusiasm of the solved. Those who had seen his outset in concur in this general judgment. The ex: audience. When Kemble refused to quit their youth, felt in his retiring, the interests traordinary circumstance of his unabated his station in the camp, the general wish of the past, the present, and the narrow professional powers on the evening of his that he would not quit his station on the future, crowded into the single moment. Enal appearance on the stage, added to the Stage ; and the deep tone of his fiery bravery, Several long, and continued thunders of public regret for their immediate loss of his drew down the loudest acclamations, and applause rendered it impossible for him to exertions. The audience eagerly burst into cries of “No! no! dont quit!”-Ile ap- be heard for some time. At length, in a applauses at every passage in the play, which peared evidently affected by this expression faultering voice, and often interrupted by enabled them to express their sense of his of the public desire for his continuance: and his feelings, he addressed the audience: distinguished merits. We shall notice a it must have been highly gratifying to his
“ Ladies and Gentlemen, I have appearfew only of the many points which they ap- feelings to notice that whenever the points ed before you for the last tiine." (Here he plied, with shouts, to their justly valued fa- of Curiolanus's merits as the shield and glory was interrupted by loud cries of “ No, No," vorite. A long and loud interruptiou took of Rome could be applied to his foremost from all parts of the house.) He then replace, when Cominius told him,
rank as an Actor, the audience eagerly seized sumed, "I come now to close my long pro“ You shall not be upon the opportunity of testifying their fessional career.” (Here he was again
obliged to stop by loud cries of “ No, NoThe grace of your deserving. Rome sense of his excellence.
Many Ladies and Gentlemen in the boxes No retiring- No furewell for ever."). This must know The value of her own.” Act 1. s. iii.
and pit bore laurels in their hands. Between tumult of applause, and the reiterated proofs
the second and third, fourth and fifth acts, of public esteem affected him to tears, and Again “ Volumnia.- he hath, in this action,
an address to Mr. Kerable, printed on a folió rendered him still less capable of collecting outdone his former deeds doubly.". sheet, was circulated, by several gentlemen, firmness. When he proceeded his tone was “Valeria. In troth, there's wondrous through the pit and boxes, and perused with broken and his countenance agitated. things spoke of him."
earnest attention. It was also circulated, at Ladies and Gentlemen, I do not wish to -“ Menenius.--- Wondrous ! Ay,,! war. the same time, in the galleries. This ad- trespass on your time I feared I should not
rant you, and not without his true Dress had been read in manuscript, in the have sufficient fortitude for this occasionpurchase."-Actii. Sc. i.
pit, a fortnight before, and the printed copies and it was my wish to have withdrawn in Again. “ Menenius.-A hundred thousand had been circulated, in town, during the pre- silence from you:” (loud cries and applauses,).
welcomes, (loud applauses) I could ceding week. A copy of it had heen also “ but I suffered myself to be persuaded, that weep
printed in gold letters, upon white satin, if only froin old custom, a few words would And I could laugh-I'm light and surrounded by a painted wreath of roses, be expected from me at parting.” (Renewed heavy--welcome!
surmounted by a crown of laurel; and en- applauses.), “ The invariable kindness with A curse begin at every root of his compassed by an outer border of fanciful which you have ever treated me, from the heart,
ornaments, embroidered in gold. The tas- first night of my coming forward as a candiThat is not glad to see thee. (tumults sels, at each corner, were acorns, composed date for public favour, down to this painful of applause.)
of gold iwist. This tasteful expression of moment, will be eternally remembered with -yet by the faith of Man public respect was accompanied by a superb gratitude. Such talents as I have been We've some old CRAB-TREES, HERE, crown ot' laurel to decorate the brows of master of, bave always cheerfully been ex
AT HOME, that will not be grufied to Mr. Kemble. The satin copy of the addresserted in your service; whether as an actor,
your relish." (applause.) Act ii. Sc. ii. and the laurel crown were handed by the au- in the character allotted to me, or as Agaio. “Menenius.---Sit, Coriolanus, never dience, from seat to seat, from the back to the manager, it has ever been my ambition to shame to bear
front of the pit, to be presented at the con- add to the splendour and propriety of the
Drama, and more especially to exert myself cern, and if possible, an increase of respect. the permanence of that celebrity which they
Monday June 23d, 1817.
, and The emotion among the gentlernen, was very the mad intoxication of Alexander, you trans- gesticulations; the rapidity of their utter
: strong; and many ladies were in tears. As ported your audience in imagination alter- ance in level' dialogue, and sudden transian additional mark of honor to the valued nately to Greece, Rome, or Babylon. Seconded tions in the very height of passion, are loudly favorite, the audience forbad any after- by the well-painted illusion of local Scenery, and deservedly applauded on the Parisian piece; and the performance of the night, you seemed every where in your native city; stage ; but appear extravagant and unda: was closed in compliance with their wishes every where contemporary with the august tural to an audience in London. Sedateness Thus we may parody the lines of Ilomer, edifices of the ancient world. In you, some is the basis of grandeur and majesty in Greek and apply them to Mr. Kemble: of thuse great characters lived, and we can- and Roman art: our English tragedians
, His long career, in one proud tenor ran, not conceal our apprehensions, that, when therefore, from the sedateness of the English And closed with glory as it first began. you withdraw, we shall lose sight of them maupers and character are more capable of
for a long time, and, as life is short, perhaps representing the majestic movements of a printed on the satin scroll, and presented to feel a warm respect for every Actor of genius. every justice to 'the energies of Talma and Mr. Kemble,
A mind like yours would be wounded by any Georges as the most distinguished actors on
compliment that was not founded in the the French Stage; but truth obliges us to own JOHN PHILIP KEMBLE, ESQ. most liberal sense of general desert. It is that they have little of the ancients in their
an additional merit in you to have obtained art, but the costume. Theatre Royal, Covent Garden. distinction in an age of refinemen:, and from Talma, with all bis vehement power, is a Sir,-After having so long received from a public qualified to appreciate your powers
. Frenchman in every thing but the classical the display of your cminent abilities, the A'small light shines in darkness; but you garb and name. Mademoiselle Georoes has greatest degree of gratification and instruc- have Hourished amidst a circle of generous a very noble and striking figure. Her Lady con, whiich the bighest class of Histrionic Competitors for fame, whose various abilities Macbeth, in Paris, is an astonishing performs the near approach of your intended farewell plause we proudly join. They behold in the conception of grandeur, it is only because to the Stage, with sentiments of deep con honours which your country pays to you, it is nearer our own time and country;
The Philoctctes of
nut muret e contient
plic opin the regtei
is not at all associated with our ideas of what| After a long interruption in the represen- form a calm contrast to that tumult which ly acquiredina is termed the grandeur of the antique. tation of this lyric drama, M. Jouy has frequently pervades other parts of the opera. Te honours
W. C. thought proper to change its arrangement, The character of Fernand Corlez has very
and to introduce a new character, that of few songs; but the recitatives of M. Spontini NEW ENGLISH OPERA. earnestly
Montezuma, King of Mexico, a character well are frequently more melodious than the redeprive to The large space justly devoted to mark for suited to the French theatre.
gular airs of other composers; they abound an hereafter, the important circumstances at
The triumphal entry of Cortez followed by in delicate feeling, and are always distinctly Du not to take
tending Mr. Kemble's unwilling retirement the seventeen horses, (which are historical and forcibly accentuated : these are particua from the stage and the extreme unwillingness personages in the conquest of Mexico), pre- lars in which his music hears a striking reof the Public to part with that great actor, ne- sents a very beautiful spectacle. Horace semblance to that of the composer of Aluste
cessitates us to be very brief in our observa complained that the Romans in his time and the two Iphigenies.
tions on the performances at this interesting preferred to the best dramatic writings, the
PARLIAMENT, it is now generally un-
seen for the first time and respecting the so often talked of dissois a sister of Miss Buggins of Drury-Lane Mexico. restricted Theatre; and, as far as we can judge from
explanaThere is a happy mixture of love and he- Castlereagh, in the course of valuable acquisition to the stage. She pos- has rendered Cortez sensible to the charms all knowledge of any immediate intena single performance, she promises to be a roism in the part of Amazily, and the author tory conversation, expressly disclaiming sesses considerable feeling and science, with and virtues of this fair Mexican, without di- tion of calling a vew one.
The debates, a voice of great compass and sweetness
. minishing the manliness of his hero, as is during the past week, have been as proAlthough she manifested less embarrass- too much the custom in operas. ment than is usual to a new performer,
tracted as usual, though but little has
There are few modern lyric tragedies been done ; indeed the new system of she has yet to acquire that easy self-pos- written in a more energetic or purer style proposing questions for discussion, and session, which is necessary for the free than Fernand Cortez. We recognize inhever then declining to press a division, seems exercise of her judgment and full de- scene the elegant and easy pen of the auvelopement of her attractive powers. The thor of La Vestale.
as if intended to turn both Houses into playful or pensive graces of expression, are
The music of this piece is the production Debating Societies, now that these latrarely to be found in the first public essays of M. Spontini. His style of composition ter, out of doors
, have come under the of an actor or singer. Her person is above is well known; its characteristics are grace, licensing act! A long speech was made the middle size; her speaking countenance majesty, and pathos. This artist commenced in the Commons introductory to a motion somewhat like the prints of Mrs. Abingdon his career in Italy, where he composed when young; and nut unpleasing nor inex-fourteen operas, all of which were repre
on Lord Sidmouth's circular, but that pressive; her smiles are arch and agreeable. sented with success in that classic land of was waived, a division taken on a vote of Probably owing to her being unpractised on harmony: he then proceeded to Paris, where censure and lost. The subject of the the stage, her articulation in the dialogue he distinguished himself by the production resumption of cash payments has been was somewhat indistinct ; but, as an actress, of an opera buffa and two French comic again brought before the House; but she has no bad habits, and time will soon operas. But these were only preludes, and surely the supporters of such questions enable her to display her person and talents La Vestale, which appeared in 1807, placed must be aware that paper is actually preto their full advantage. The new Opera of the Election, was per-stinguished masters.
M. Spontini at once in the rank of dis- ferred to gold in the common intercourse formed at this Theatre on Thursday night; peared two years afterwards, and twenty of metropolitan trade, that stocks are with the new Ballet divertisement of the eight consecutive representations proved rising, that interest is falling notwithAnglers, or Sport after Rain ; and the Operetta that the divine inspirations of the author of standing the large expected issue of Exof Is he jealousWe were glad to see a full La Vestale, were far from being exhausted. chequer Bills, and that confidence is rahouse on the Manager's account; and de- The chief characteristic of the vast compo- pidly reviving in all branches of domestic lighted to see the Duke of WELLINGTON in sition of Fernand Cortez, is variety and force and exterior traffic in spite of Bullion one of the boxes, on his Grace's account. It of local colouring. All is a powerful contrast. must add another laurel to the brow of our The ferocious and savage joy of the Mex-reports and clamorous croakings! The illustrious countryman, after having con- icans insulting the captives whom they are
Habeas Suspension has been carried quered the conqueror of the Continent, to about to sacrifice, is expressed by tumultuous through most of its stages in the Lower set a praise worthy example, by patronising accents and furious and disorderly cries; House, with such large majorities that it the genius of his own country. The English and these rude sounds are rendered more is probably passed on a third reading Opera House is, op public grounds, peculi appalling by accompaniments which are whilst this sheet is in the press. It now arly entitled tv the encouragement of the in perfect unison with them. M. Spontini appears that not more than 32 indiinterest in its success, as a manly attempt to difficult: but he has acquitted himself with viduals are at present committed under vindicate the character of English singing honour; the imitation will always be heard the former act, with the exception of from contempt and to rescue English pro- with pleasure, though, we can scarcely ever the very recent arrests
. Several attempts fessors from neglect and poverty.
hope to find an equal to the model. have been made to bring the Catholic
A sweet and flowing style of melody di- Question again before the Legislature, First representation of the revival of Fer-versifies the effects of this terrible chorus, by means of detached motions on tranmand Cortez or the Conquest of Merico, an and the hymn is a fine specimen of harmony substantiation, the idolatry of the
Church Opera, by M. Jouy.
deriving all its charms from truth and ex- of Rome, &c.; but such discussions This Opera, which was represented for the pression. The trio, Createur de ce nouveau
have, very wisely, been checked in the first time in 1809, obtained a most brilliant monde, is no less excellent.
outset. success; critics then were unauimous in The music allotted to the character of
Wooller's case, brought before praising the judicious simplicity of the action, Amazilly is composed in a pure, tender, and the House of Commons in the shape of the elegaát style of the language, and the impassioned style; all the airs, duets, and a petition, bas produced a very curious excellence of the music.
concerted pieces in which her voice joins, result, for both Mr. Ponsonby, and Mr.
ACADEMIE ROYALE DE MUSIQUE.
and promising the happiest results for many. The visit of this distinguished anti- tion on it is as follows: setting limits to the mania for emigration. (Hirt has now left Rome to return to Ger-Barberi to the Foro Romano. The inscrip-found prudent and effective measure would be opinion of Mr. Hirt is very remarkable, reæðile C. Bibulus first, and after him the bytte
Brougham, on the Attorney-General's re BRITISH JURISPRUDENCE. those Albanese monuments, may as well as presentation, have candidly, and honor
those in the North, derive their origio from bein ably to themselves, given such opinions As a matter of some curiosity to your the Northern (at that time still Pagan) of on it as will tend much to support the legal readers, I beg leave to state, that in turn tribes, such as the Heruli, &c. who come from
ing over an old volume of the weekly Jour- panied Alaric during his vine months' siege mo dignity of our Courts of Justice, in spite nals during the Protectorale, I have met with of Rome. These nations still retained by of all attempts at intimidation, both the case of one Sundercombe, indicted, con custom of burning their dead, and were fond the within doors and without. It was binted victed and hanged for High Treason against of placing their sepulchral vases according indeed, in the House, “ that the Judges Cromwell
, the particulars of which bear a to the fashion of their country; and had an should be left to do as they pleased, or most remarkable resemblance to the charges perhaps, that their repose might not be disas they dared !”—but we trust that against Watson and his fellows. There were turbed, the same reasons for concealing eben cieg Judges will always dare to do their duty: purchasing arms, of burning Whitehall by cians at an earlier period had for secteuing from
the same circumstances of hiriog houses, of in caves and under the sand, that the Chris grai Oliver the Protector, bowever, thought means of a basket filled with gun-powder, theirs in the Catacombs. In respect to the a lo otherwise, for he asked the judges “ who &c. &c. The principal evidence to prove fact of these graves having been found under How made them so !" the affair, was one Toope, an accomplice: a stratum of Java, on which the opinion wa
blous · The riots in the interior have met with but the remarkable circumstance is, that the founded that they were of the time of the a salutary check; and a new system of Court declared that by the common law to Aborigines, it must be observed, that is will tactics is now adopted, by exciting the compass or imagine the death of the Chief indeed true that they were discovered by the forro most absurd and unfounded misrepresen. he was called, whether' Lord Protector or perpendicularly broken through to plane
Magistrate of the land, by what nanie soever layer of Peperino over them, being by chance tation in the case of Oliver the spy, evi- otherwise, was High Treason; and that the trees; but on the other hand, the spot tas
Bri dently with the hope of mystifying ju- Statutes of Treason, made 25th Edward III., not been yet sufficiently examined for it to ries on the trials of the rioters; but the as to this, did only declare what the common be decided, whether there may not be dis land increasing demand in the iron and other lurzo was before the making of the statutes, covered natural horizontal passages leading sow trades, together with the approaching and was not introductive of a new law! Now, to them, which are merely choaked up with
poin plentiful harvest, will speedily give a turn Sir, what will your liberty lawyers say to sand and earth.
M. Von Hirt's travelling companion, to popular feeling, and perhaps render reasonings, and speechifications of a very Count Von Ingenheim, happened, in turning been any further coercion unnecessary, beyond different tendency under a monarchy; but thus over Tacitus, to meet with a passage,
which the mere temporary detention of the ac- wags the world!
more exactly fixes the era of a monument at tive misleaders. Your's, No LAWYER. Rome, concerning which many doubts bare
tiese The same hopes extend, and on the
been hitherto entertained, and which was
her f same foundation, towards the tranquillity
generally thought to be of the times of the on the Continent where the prospects of
Republic. It is the monument of C. Bibu-have ROME, APRIL 27-Mr. Aulic Counsellor little streets which lead from the Ripresa de ele
lus on the Vicolo di Marfovio, one of the plenty are of the most flattering nature;
quary, though short, was of the more im-C. POBLICIO L. F. BIBVLO AED. PL starving multitudes. The effect of this portance, as it took place at the time when upon our own markets is already great; various discoveries and excavations were
HONORIS yet, by some most iniquitous aud mono- nade in the Campo Vaccino e coteja Several CONSVLTO POPVLIQVE IVSSV LOCVS varie
VIRTUTISQVE CAUSA SENATVS polizing combinations, no advantage is dis part belles cains arport forward quarianis MONUMENTO QVO YPSE POSTEREL hitherto experienced by the consumer,
QVE occasion, as for instance, that of the site of though without any advantage whatever, the temple of Jupiter Capitolinus, which EJVS INFERRENTVR PVBLICE DATVS in the either to the fariner or the landholder. the learned advocate Fea still supposes to be ihere are links in this combination, where the church and conventief
Aracerle the name of Bibulus, load entirely overordnet er en
The antiquarians who sought in vain for from the baker up to the corn-factor, now stand; whereas Mr. Hirt alledges more what Tacitus says of him in the third book that require to be broken by the strong powerful arguments for placing it on the hand of government. Perhaps the most lower point of the Capitoline Will. The of the Annals; that in the consulship of the e
CajSulpitius and Decius , the establishment of public granaries, under the Peperino near Albano, to which other Ædiles, protested against the increase from whence flour, &c. might at all times Alexander Visconti, in an Essay which is of luxury at Rome, but the senate referred the be issued to the immediate consumer, far from satisfactory, pretends to ascribe' an matter to the Emperor
, who on this whenever monopoly raises the article unheard of antiquity. Mr. Hirt finds the occasion wrote a fine letter to the senate, above the fair level of the market, This most strict analogy in the form, materials, but declined interfering in these sumptuary would strike at the root of the evil, and and position of all those objects with what laws and restrictions, and left the matter to do more to preserve the fair equability and are known by the names of the
aun: Bibulus received as a reward for this ezers of price than fifty Corn Bills.
Our foreign relations present little re an essay in German and French. He there by a decree of the senate and the order of markable. The Pernambucco affair ceases fore affirms, with much probability, that the people. Hence we may account for the to preserve the air of revolution, and is
"The German Literati are in fact little more than an insurrection. agreed on the true meaning of the name given were suitable for a man who wanted :0
not exactly licio and Postereique of the inscription which
the In such an affair, however, there can be to these graves or tumuli. The word Hunne vive the austerity of the ancient censors no medium. Brazil must either be relor Henne appears sometimes to mean volutionized, or Pernambucco must yield foreigner or stranger, and sometimes a giant : this fatter sense seems to me very opposite Notebook is of generally known to be his
Poetic REDUNDANCE. The late Duke of to superior power. The American papers here. assert that Apodaca, the royal viceroy, Graves of the Giants, symbolically
for Gräres oj been a man of any literary taste; yet bus has declared himself independent in Mex-the Heroes, in strict analogy with the Grandia. friendly patronage of some of the earlier ico; but “this requires confirmation,"
works of 'Mr. Taylor, the well-known Pla.
of the te DOUDEN
mudros, m tonist, is sufficient to mark his desire of saw with equal astonishment and pleasure whom, from want of general knowledge, are to. derwe tais being a Mecenas. But he was also a man boxes placed in the middle and at the corner tally unable, of themselves, to solve the doubts
, that times of some literary observation, as appears of every street, with this simple inscription : difficulties,' and obscurities which must una Herali
, de er from his being, perhaps, the first to notice a Bone-Bor. 3 bis aimewemost remarkable instance of redundance and there the bones from its kitchen, and every the Sacred Word, must be of importance, and
Every family daily deposits voidably occur to them. Every thing, there. ations et mtautology in Pope, which he pointed out to day the
magistrates have them fetched away we observe
with much satisfaction a work in weir dead, and the translator of Aristotle:
and carried to the establishment, whiere they progress, wbich promises to be more useful even ulebral fatis Close to the cliff, with both his hands he clung, are converted into jelly. In this manner a than Harmer's Illustrations, because it emheir country: And stuck adherent, and suspended hung." considerable quantity of excellent soup is braces a wider field, including the geography pose mights GRAPHIC BOTANY. -The lovers of that procured to be distributed to the poor. The and natural history of the East, as well as the he sand, but gratified
with various graphic illustrations streets and public places: they are furnished dern times. It is said to be from the pen of period hedni from different sources. Coloured plates, in with work and food.”
PROFESSOR PAXTON of Edinburgh, and to exmbs. loneta long series, of all the rare and curious Two establishments are fully employed at tend, already, to 3 octavo volumes; but we aving been lw flowers, both British and Exotic, which have Geneva in extracting the nutritious parts cannot help suggesting, that it might be renwhich the blown in the garden of Mr. Conrad Loddiges, from bones. In oue they proceed by simple dered much more valuable by another volume e of them at Hackney, so well known to amateurs, boiling for a longer or a shorter time. To embracing a popular account of the historical be observed will soon be presented to public view, in the the other the bones reduced by the aid of the earliest period of the purity of the Sepwere discore form of a Botanical Cabinet. They are said muriatic acid yield the jelly or glue (gela- tuagint over the Hebrew and Samaritan them
, bem to comprehend a great number of the most tine) which is a must excellent resource be copies of the historical chronology of the en therapy curious specimens known throughout Great cause it will keep any length of time when New Testament~of the astronomical proofs ier hand, t Britain; whilst specimens on a more cir- it is dry, and takes up in this state a very from Bishop Newton, as well as from the pen idly esamin cumscribed scale, being exclusively a Mid- small space in proportion to the quantity of of the immortal philosopher of that name, Sir there mayı land Flora, engraved by the well-known Mr. Dutritious matter which it contains. All Isaac-together with slight notices of and aninta! Sowerby, and illustrated with letter-press by bones however are not equally susceptible swers to the modern and so much disseminated :rely elbak Mr. T. Purton, of Alcester, are also on the of giving jelly, after having furnished the doubts respecting the truth of divine revelation. point of appearance.
broth, because there are some, of an earthy In consequence of cheap editions, the poison of avelling as So little known as Britain has hitherto nature, which it is important to know, in Volney's ruins of Empires has extended much happel's been to the rest of the world, except by the order not to lose the expence of boiling, and slight notice, with a simple refutation of his vith'a pase terror of her arms, or the excellence of her not to communicate a disagreeable taste to falsehoods and misrepresentations, would be a ya ofa as manufactures, it is gratifying to reflect, that the jelly produced by the others.
valuable addition to Professor Paxton's work. th HADDE
these and similar works will tend to spread ned, zo her fame in the more pleasing arts.
Mr. T. N. Talfourd, of the Middle Temple, GOUT AND RHEUMATISM.--Experiments
is preparing for publication, a Practical Treatise have recently been made in France upon the
LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC
on the Laws of Toleration and Religious LiINTELLIGENCE.
berty, as they affect every class of Dissenters arfonis, nature of the gases developed from food in
from the Church of England, intended to form fron the be the human stomach. These have been
a compendiam of the civil, political, and religfound to consist of oxygen, carbonic acid, There has just issued from the press of ious rights of all his Majesty's subjects, as, at pure hydrogen, and azote. In the stomach Bourlie, “A Chronological Catalogue of the present, affected by the profession of religious the oxygen was discovered, but not in any works in sculpture of Antonio Canova, publish- opinions. With an Appendix, containing the
of the intestines; but the azote and carbo- ed at the request of His Royal Highness the most important statutes on the subject of ToSA SH Dic acid were found every where, whilst Prince of Bavaria,” Rome 1817, 18 pages in leration, and forms of proceedings by indict
various combinations of the hydrogen were 4to. Canova's first work, two fruit baskets in ment, and before Magistrates for infractions met with in the great intestine.
marble, is of the year 1772 when he was 14 years of the Acts protecting worship, and other This subject has been formerly considered of age. In 1781 having already acquired some offences relating to Religion, in 1 vol. 8vo. in this country; and in an early number of dominions, and came to Rome. The number of Berlin, dated June 7: “ The learned Professor reputation he left his country, the Venetian
The following is an extract of a Letter from the New Monthly Magazine, it was boldly bis works inentioned in the catalogue, large and Schleiermacher, whose name is already, well laid down as a principle, that the superfluity small, statues, bas-reliefs, models, groups, dapo known to the public as the translator of Plato's of gas on the muscular system from impeded Licates of statues, busts, &c. amounts to 125; works, has lately commenced a course of Lecperspiration, produces rheumatism; whilst aniong which are such undertakings as the tures on the Republic of Plato, and on the form the entrance of globules of gas into the veins monuments of Popes Ganganelli and Rezzonico, and administration of Governments such as they and arteries, is the mechanical cause of gout of the Archduchess Christina, at Vienna, of have been and as they ought to be. These Lec. by the obstruction of circulation.
Alfieri, at Florence, of Emo, at Venice, Santa tures, if they should ever be printed, will doubtMETEOROLOGY.-During the last year at Crux, &c. Besides these works, some paintings less be found to contain a great number of Paris, there were
167 days of rain; 13 of by Canova are also mentioned among others speculative and profound ideas, but very few snow; 19 of bail; 71 of frost; and 10 thun-IWie Altarpiece in the church of his native town which are practicable, or at all applicable to derstorms. The prevalent winds had been Possagno.
the state in which Society is at present placed.” 12 days from the North ; 51, N. E. ; 24, E.; that the first volume of the Treatise on the
ELGIN MARBLES.-It is interesting to learn
The Academy of La Crusca has recently 24, S. E.; 52, S.; 83, S. W.; 84, W.; and Elgin Marbles, including an historical and to appointed five new corresponding members to 36, N. W.
pographical account of Athens, is nearly ready fill the places which were vacant in its establishWe shall be obliged to any of our Corres- for publication. It will be accoinpanied by ment. These members are the Chevalier Mopondents for a similar table at London. nearly 40 plates; and we trust that it will be relli, Keeper of the Library at Venice; Signor
NATURAL HISTORY.—The islands of Mar- to surrounding nations, a splendid monument Michel Colombo, of Parma ; Count Francois Matinique and St. Lucie have now become so of what British taste,
learning, and philosophical zotti, of Milan Father Antonio Cæsari, Priest of Fruch infested with the yellow viper, which research can accomplish. Hitherto Britain has the Oratory of Verona ; and Mr. Mathius, of is frequently found six feet in length, that been too modest—too much inclined to yield London. The academy renewed its officers in the French Government are actually about the palm of superiority in art to her neigh- the sitting of the 26th of May; Count Badulli to colonize those islands with a bird of prey and arms
bours ; let them now learn that in both our arts was appointed President; and the Abbé Zannoni, ve can excel !
antiquary to the Grand Duke of Toscany, Sefrom Southern Africa, called the Secretary, SCRIPTURE History.-We are well cou- cretary. or falco serpentarius of Linnæus, which has vinced that the more scripture bistory is inves The Royal Academy of Erfurt has recently long been famous for habits of devouring tigated, the more clear and conclusive will be fixed on the following singular question, for the Serpents, &c.
found the evidence on which it rests. The best reply to which it is intended to award a LETTER FROM Geneva.-" I yesterday present rapid distribution of Holy Writ has also prize. Namely, how far the wars of 1814 and walked about the streets of this city, and lucreased the number of inquirers, many of|1819 contributed to the benefit of humanity,