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able to keep out of debt, living, sympathies, deaf to the voice of as he said he did, in an obscure sacred Charity, all filial feeling coffee-house. “How do you live, blunted and deformed, and, like Sam?” said I, “ to require so the minor and more abject animuch more
your allow- mals, only awake to a sense of ance?”—“Oh! very plainly, very personal gratification and of permiserably. In the morning, my sonal danger-thirst and hunger breakfast costs me four or five being the prevalent ideas of his shillings: I have only a cotelette, brains, self-preservation the only or some kidneys, shrimps, an egg counteractor to his supineness, so or two, and a glass of brandy as to induce him to remedy the after my green tea: then I get bile which high-feeding might tired with walking about on foot, produce, and to keep out of the and I look in and take a sandwich way of the coaches, or aught else and a couple of glasses of dry which might endanger his preSherry ; that is two shillings cious body! more: if it is hot, I take an ice This picture may appear overbefore that. I dine as plain as a drawn, but it is only a faithful man can—some soup, a bit of fish, delineation; and I am sorry to a chop or steak, a fowl or duck, say that the original does not three kinds of vegetables, a tart, stand alone on life's canvas. There some Stilton, a few nuts or a bit are others, who, with ample means, of fruit, a pint of Madeira, or Mo- add to the vices of selfishness and selle, or Bucellas, a bottle of Port, gluttony, pampered habits, and a a cup of coffee, and a dram. useless life, a long list of other well, one can't have less, and that evil customs, inexcusable from will dip into a pound. And then their motives, which mingle not there is half-play—I can't afford in their excesses any one geneany more: and then a fellow is rous feeling, any one disposition as hungry as a hawk at eleven of leaning towards sympathy, any o'clock, and must have a broiled momentary self-sacrifice for love chicken, a lobster, or a devil, or or friendship’s sake, but which broiled ham, and a drop of Scotch have all self, and nothing but ale, and a brace of tumblers of self, at bottom. There are anipunch: and then there's the bed mals in human form, whose orto pay for, and corrective medi- gies would maintain a vast numcine occasionally, and attendants, ber of the children of adverand the devil knows what.” sity; whose very hookah and
“ The devil knows what, in- smoking expenses and establishdeed !" quoth I to myself: here is ment would support the widow a neat article of a fellow living and her orphan; whose toilets all for self, alone as it were in a would clothe many indigent famicrowd, born to consume the fruits lies ; and whose cosmetics, drugs, of the earth, with one vice of sen- and false embellishments, would cual selfishness enough to ruin rescue from despair the naked him! What a fortune it takes to and hungry, raise up the dejected keep such a mass of useless clay- and sick, and shed comfort over the consumer of provisions, and their brethren in distress. the absorber of stimulating li- I parted from my old quondam quors--a mere worm gliding over brother sportsman with disgust: the earth, and defiling itlost to but our meeting not only pro
duced one reflection of contempt ANECDOTE OF GEORGE III. for men whose lives are as if Ar a Review of a very large they were fruges consumere nati; body of Volunteers, one corps of but it likewise brought with it which was commanded by the a conviction that the sports of late Lord Erskine, and was genethe field not only tend to invi- rally called the "Lawyers' Corps," gorate the body ; to promote His Majesty, passing along the health ; to improve the breed of line, seemed to examine it very horses; and to form hardy eques- attentively. “Very steady under trians for our cavalry-giving to arms !” said Lord Erskine to the the men of the trigger dexterity King._“Yes," retorted His Main that art, and inspiring courage jesty, with a smile ; “ a very fine in all ways to become the de
corps! and I will answer for it fenders of the country; and, they would be good at a charge ! even to those who do not go hey, Mr. Erskine they have abroad, nerve to fight pro aris et
great practice at that!” focis; as well as furnishing them with that knowledge of the nature
ANECDOTES OF GEORGE IV. and geography of countries, as will be found most valuable in a Those alone who have had both campaign--but that it occupies the honor and pleasure (and these that time which might, to say the feelings are commensurate) to see least of it, be spent in idleness, our late beloved Monarch for a and generally tends to make the a day, at a dinner, or for an evensons of the sporting field hearty ing, can duly appreciate the good fellows, detaching them flowers of his mind, which exfrom vicious and enervating pur- panded from the warmest and suits.
most kind heart that ever existed : he only wanted the excitement of good fellowship-the participa
tion in conviviality--the glow OLD FRENCH IIUNTING SONG.
which Nature, satisfied and aniFriend! why so drowsy?
mated, requires to be the most I pri’thee arouse thee, (the horn; harmonious member of society, The woods now ring with the sound of had his rank been what it might:
Off Somnus shaking,
[thorn. a fine taste, a fine person, a playThe dew-drop spar and hangs on the ful voice, and young (to his His mistress grieving,
latest hour) expressions of counWith bosom heaving,
tenance, marked him to be alterThe hunter leaving,
nately the Monarch of a great Through forests will roam ; But ere returning,
nation, or l'ami du
genre humain ; His warm bosom burning,
and he could act both in a royal With ardour increasing he seeks his home. and masterly manner.
His conFriend! why so drowsy ? &c.
descensions were the productions His perils telling,
of suavity the most sublimated He seeks his loved dwelling, And frowns now dispelling,
and refined; his displeasure was He flies to her arms :
dignity without malice, and conWith added graces
troul without invective. Little Her love she embraces, And banishes sorrow's and love's alarms,
things, from a professor of the Friend ! why se drowsy ? &c. Graces, become captivating, which
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from an ordinary being might passed that His Royal Highness never almost unobserved ; but THAT
named Sir Edmund in that way; Sovereign was all a King-in de- upon which the late King replied, portment, appearance, heart, and “No, Neddy Nagle would never intellect
; and his perfections do !” and then, fearful that the were so divided, that the scholar joke should embarrass his friend, was a Bacchanalian, the wit a be- pledged him in a bumper; and nevolent table companion, the then, to divert the attention quite jester a man of humanity, and another way, turned to a servant the Prince a private Gentleman in waiting, and said, “ give me a to his circle. These remarks glass of water to surprise my stowill give a true colouring to the mach." This was the first time following (otherwise) immaterial that throwing cold water on a scene in one day at Brighton. subject gave it additional warmth.
The Prince rose with a smile, But of these pleasing and warmwhich was George the Fourth's hearted trifles was his life made only_his mind was sportive to a up; and in instancing this last degree. All those who frequented anecdote we may say ab uno the Pavilion are aware of the disce omnes. friendship which His late Majesty In one of His late Majesty's had for Admiral Sir Edmund excursions, accompanied by the Nagle, and the jokes which fami- Lady Fatima--id est, the Marliarity gave rise to, and justified, chioness of Conyngham-ix his connected with that gallant Hi- pony-chaise, the two beautiful bernian. The painting of his horse, Highland animals, overpowered which he rode and did not recog- by the weight of Royalty, turned nise; the sewing up of his waist- restive, and would not stir an coat; and other funny and fanci- inch. In vain did the Sovereign ful tricks, stand on record. On apply the lash; in vain did the this day the worthy Admiral, attendants pull at them; even anxious to follow his Royal Mas- the soft and rosy palm of her ter briskly up the steps, stum- Ladyship_which could do wonbled, upon which the (then) ders in the coaxing and persuaPrince said, “My dear Nagle, Í sive line-had no effect; the atdid not think that at your time tendants were out of breath, and of life you would have been the lady was out of patience; but guilty of a faux pas!" After din- the merry Monarch lost not his ner the Prince-who, from a temper, but coolly ordered one of kindly disposition, which made his servants to fetch a carriage. him the Sovereign and Father of " It would require an Act of his household and guests-ad- Parliament,” said he,
to move dressed two or three about him by these Northern rebels; but I must their Christian names and sur say one thing in their favour names together, as Tommy Tyr- they are true game, for they seem whitt, &c., which alliteration as if they would rather die than pleased him mightily. A Noble- run." man of his household (who ought THE HERMIT IN LONDON. to love and regret him) observe Dec. 10, 1831.
* St. Swithin, if I recollect right, was not at the last Horticultural, nor did any Lady even tumble into the water on her return home......how stupid !
Funny beat Darling.
Fury ran a bye. For the Cup.-Mr. Perkins's Potiphar
beat Mr. Fryer's Catherine; Mr. Searle's Deciding Course-Funny beat Fury, Snake beat Captain Perkins's Bung; Mr. and won the Stakes. Dobede's Deptford_beat Mr. Fyson's
Several Matches were run, The Cours. Faithful; Mr. J. King's Reuben beat Mr. Fisher's Minna ; Mr. Vipan's Vul.
ing was in Bottesham Field the first and can beat Mr. Dobede's Diamond ; Mr.
second days, and in Elyedon Field the
third, Finch's Gift beat Mr. King's Rhoda ; Mr. Layton's Lincoln beat Mr. Gillett's Gay. hurst; Mr. Edwards's Asmodeus beat Mr.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1831.
For the Cup. Mr. E. Alison's r. and Gift beat Asmodeus.
wh. d. Agitator, by Rector out of Lu. Snake Vulcan.
naria, beat Mr. Lloyd's blk. d. Libertine, Reuben Lincoln-drawn, disabled.
by Lucius out of Sir H. Vivian's Volage ; Deptford Potiphar.
Mr. E. Hornby's brin. d. Hearsay, by
Hawkeye out of Windlass, beat the Hon. SECOND TIES.
R. Wilbraham's blk. b. Wonderful, by Snake
Ultimo out of Harry Percy's dam ; Mr. beat Gift. Deptford Reuben.
Tollemache's brin. d. Turpin beat Mr. E.
Alison's brin. d. Anglesea, by Rector out Deciding Course.-Snake beat Dept. of Lunaria ; Mr. Tollemache's bl. d. ford, and won the Cup; Deptford the Trimmer beat Mr. H. Hornby's blk. b. Goblet.
Hopeful, by Merlin out of Leaf ; Mr. Allington Hill Stakes, for Dog Pup. Fleetwood’s bl. and wh. b. Fairy Queen, pies.-Mr. Searle's Sovereign rec. from
by Mr. Bradshaw's Driver out of Sister Mr. Perkins's Priam ; Mr. Dobede's Dick
to Hetman, beat Mr. Lloyd's blk. d. Leo, beat Mr. Perkins's Patch ; Capt. Perkins's
by Milo out of Linnet ; Mr. Unsworth's Blunder agst Mr. King's Ruler-unde.
bl. d. Uncle, by Merlin out of Leaf, beat cided_ Blunder drawn ; Mr. Vipan's Vic.
Mr. Towneley's brin. d. Tippler; Lord tor beat Mr. Fryer's Cato; Mr. J. King's Molyneux's r. b. Maiden, by Meteor out Rodney beat Mr. Gillett's Goshawk; Mr.
of May, beat the Hon. R. Wilbraham's Fyson's Farmer ran a bye.
yel. and wh. d. Weatherbeaten, by Hawkeye out of Windlass ; Mr. Brock
holes' brin. d. Bolivar, by Filho da Puta Dick beat Victor.
out of Nettle, beat Mr. E. Hornby's brin.
and wh. d. Hemlock, by Hawkeye out of Ruler Sovereign.
The Sefton Stakes. Mr. E. Alison's
brin. d. Rector, by Mentor out of Effie,
beat Mr. Brockholes's r. and wh. d. Big Dick beat Ruler.
Ben, by Barry ; Mr. E. Hornby's blk. Farmer ran a bye.
and wh. d. Helenus, by Turk out of HeDeciding Course.--Messrs. Dobede and len, beat Mr. Tollemache's wh. d. Miller ; Fyson divided the Stakes.
Mr. Lloyd's blk. d. Longwaist, by LotElvedon Stakes, for Bitch Puppies.- tery
, out of Djan, beat Mr. Fleetwood's
r. d. Hotspur, by Hotspur out of Busy ; Mr. Vipan's Victorine beat Mr. King's
Mr. H. Hornby's r. d. Higgler, by HighRuby; Mr. King's Ruth agst Mr. Fyson's lander out of Heedless, beat Mr. UnsFunny-undecided, Funny drawn; Mr.
worth's blk. and wh. d. Ultimo, by Turk Dobede's Darling beat Mr. Fryer's Cara- out of Love. dori ; Mr. Fyson's Fury beat Mr. Lay.
The Croxteth Stakes.--Mr. Lloyd's ton's Lively; Mr. Dobede's Dryad beat Mr. Smale's Souvenir ; Mr. Layton's beat Lord Molyneux's wh. b. Moggy, by
blk. b. Letitia, by Lunardi out of Lettice, Lucy beat Mr. Finch's Gallopade.
Senator out of Nettle ; Mr. Tollemache's blk. and wh. b. Malice, by Mr. Lloyd's
Brutus, beat Mr. H. Hornby's f. b.
Handy, by Herod out of Duchess.
The West Derby Stakes.-Mr. Tolle-
mache's blk, and wh. b. Fly beat Mr. VOL, IV._Second SERIES.--No. 21.