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STANZAS.

There is no such thing as forgetting possible to the mind."

Rev. C. R. Maturin.

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Forget! oh, when, or how, forget?

It may not, cannot be;
The brightest star of hope may set,

But when died memory?
Forget! oh, love has joys, and tears,

And hours of dark regret,
And sorrow but the more endears,

But when may love forget?
Forget! oh, never, never yet

Did love the meaning know
Of that strange word, wherein are met

All pangs and shades of woe!
Forget ! the heart may withered be,

Condemned for age to mourn;
And show, like wreck on stormy sea,

Dismantled and forlorn.
But ne'er, oh, ne'er did love forget

The gone-by days and years;
And memory's deepest seal is set

On hours bedimmed with tears.
Forget! the stricken heart may pine,

Lament, forswear, disdain;
But the past can memory ne'er resign,

Hopeless the toil, and vain.
Liverpool

My mother bade us all prepare,

For death was hastening fast;
And one by one she called us there,

But me she called the last.
First William came, with looks of woe,

Low bent his curly head;
And fast the pearly tears did flow,

Upon his mother's bed.
The children in my arms I bore,

Beside where she did lay:
And oft she kiss'd them o'er and o'er,

And oft she tried to pray:
And oft she press'd their little hands,

And smooth'd their shining hair;
And bid them mind her last commands,

And join her dying prayer.
The shades of death were gathering fast,

And still I watch'd to see
If aught of love might come at last,

Though but a look for me.
But no; her spirit passed away

To happier realms on high;
Too blest, one moinent more to stay,

For one so lost as I.
Behold me now! a broken reed !

Low bending at thy feet;
Yet think not I for mercy plead,

My punishment is meet.
I ask thee not to mourn with me,

My dream of love is o'er ;
That peace which I resign'd for thee,

Thou never canst restore.
Thou canst not chain the wand'ring mind,

Which thou hast taught to roam,
Without a resting place to find,

Or e'er a second home.
For idle thoughts throng in my brain,

Uncall'd, unwelcome too;
And visions that return again,

In spite of all I do.
If, when my weary father calls,

I spread his humble fare,
Perchance I think of stately halls,

And knights, and ladies fair.
When at the twilight close of day,

The children on my knee;
If I wouw teach them how to pray,

Oh! then I think of thee.
Our shelter'd garden, once so fair,

And deck'd with many a gem;
Now countless weeds around it stray,

But who shall care for them?
Go to my bower of jessamine,

Behold how bleak and bare ! The leafless ruin all is this thine;

It bloom'd til thou wert there.
For all the wealth of sea and land,

I could not now be gay;
I could not join thy jovial band,

Nor laugh my hours away.
But, hark! I hear the huntsman's horn

Loud winding up the vale;
Speed, speed away this jocund morn,

Nor heed my woeful tale.
And when thou see'st the harmless hare

Spring from her covert green;
Call up thy gallant horsemen there,

A noble train I ween.
Through woods and lawns her footsteps track,

Heed not her failing breath;
But cheer afresh thy ravening pack,

And chase her down to death.
Shout then to hear her dying groang,

With triumph, and with glee;
Laugh o'er the feeble cry that moans,

So piteously to thee.
But stay not here to mock my woe,

Nor memory strive to wake;
It is enough for me to know,

That thou could'st once forsake.
Speak to the roaring tempest peace,

The winter's current stem;
But go, my tears will never cease,

Thou need'st not stay for them.

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LAMENT OF THE PEASANT'S DAUGHTER.

WHITE.

The subject of education, and particularly of popular instruction, has of late excited an unusually large portion of public interest and inquiry ; and we have, therefore, pleasure in drawing attention to Mr.J. S. Walker's inten. tion to give a lecture on the general advantages of education. After Mr. W.'s address a debate will commence, on the moral character of the present community compared with that of former times—and as Mr. W. has taken means to secure the attendance of several gentlemen who will deliver their opinions on this occasion, an animated and interesting discussion is anticipated. The Lecture will be given at Mr. Paris's elegant and commodious saloon, Hardman-street, this evening (Tuesday.)

We were a simple family,

That only lov'd our Saviour's name: That only sought his light to see,

Till thou, the cruel spoiler, came.
To sbare my mother's daily care,

And, when our task was o'er,
To kneel me down at evening prayer,

My grateful thanks to pour:
To tend my father's peaceful sheep,

With William, Kate, and Sue;
To smooth his couch of nightly sleep,

Was all I learned to do.
With thoughtless maids, or idle swains,

I ne'er was found to roam;
Or loiter through the flow'ry plains,

Regardless of my home.
But since the hour there entered in

Both guilt and misery,
More dreary far that home has been,

Than desert sands to me.
My father rests nor day nor night;

My mother she is dead :
My brother shuns his sister's sight,

Since all her pride has fled.
From the first hour my shame was known,

My mother rarely smil'd; My father sorely wept alone,

But ne'er reproach'd his child.
Worn by a grief beyond all cure,

My mother pin'd away;
Think! what thy victim must endure,

To watch her day by day.
Yet day by day I labour'd on,

As I had done before;
Ani when my weary work was done,

My grief seemed more and more.

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RTIFICIAL TEETH, by Mr. BEREND, SUR- Biographical Notices.

tram," after carrying all before it for the first seaser, GEON-DENTIST, 25, Bold-street, warranted to remain per

and being successfully represented in England, Ireland

, fgctly secure and comfortable in the mouth, withou: tying, twisting wires, or any fastening whatever to the adjoining BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF THE REV. C. R. MATURIN, finally discarded from the list of stock plays.

and Scotland, and even America, is now, we believe Teeth, and yet so effectuallysecured, that the most powerful motions of thejaws,in eating,cannotdisplaceor injurethem,

AUTHOR OF “BERTRAM," &c.

Bertram" was followed iny - Manuel;" relatise fixed without pain, and adapted with such accuracy to the re

the failure of which we have been favoured with some o maining Teeth, that not the least difference can be felt, nej.

(From La Belle Assemblee," 1820.) ther can the minutest observer distinguish them. These

rious circumstances. When Mr. Maturin visited Lotion Teeth can, with ease, be taken out, cleaned, and replaced

on the success of “ Bertram," he was urged to enabing with great safety by the wearer.

Charles Robert Maturin is the decendant of a Prench bis pen for Mr. Kean in the subsequent season. Hena 25, Boud street.

Protestant emigrant family, and the son of a gentleman intorned that that gentleman was extreniely anxious to i CHEAP & POPULAR BOOKS FOR WINTER EVENINGS. who held, for many years, a lucrative and respectable appear in a character of hoary and decrepit distress; and 1. THE ANECDOTE LIBRARY, consisting of 3000 situation under government:

He entered Trinity Col. that the calamitous situation of his Majesty having to of the most curious Anecdotes in the English Lan- lege, Dublin, at the age of fifteen, and his academical dered the representation of " Lear” improper, a private guage, price 10s. 6d. bound. 2. THE VOCAL LIBRARY, containing Two Thousand

progress was marked not only by the attainment of pre- character, in a state of grief and insanity, night be suis Two Hundred of the most approved Songs of all descriptions, niums and a scholarship, but of prizes for composition stituted for it, and would insure all the success which is price lis, d. bound.

and extempore' speaking in the theological class. Though talents of that great actor exerted in a character of this 3. THE UNIVERSAL RECEIPT-BOOK, or a new collec. his collegiate life was not without its honours, we under own selection, might be expected to comniand. Mr. We tion of Five Thousand approved Receipts in all the Arts of stand that he was considered, both by his tutors and his turin, accordingly, strained every nerve to teabte the coa.

4. THE HUNDRED WONDERS OF THE WORLD, de companions, as more remarkable for indolence and me. ceptions of the perfornier, and the result was a este! file scribed according to the latest and best Authorities, with 100 lancholy than for talent.

ure. This may, perhaps, be a useful lesson to the at: Engravings. By C. C. CLARKE, price 10s. 6d. bound. 5. THE NATURAL AND ARTIFICIAL WONDERS OF literally commenced in boyhood, he married Henrietta authors; causes to which may be ascribed the obvina na

At a very early period of life, after a courtship that bitious caprice of actors, and the fatal obsequituita di THE UNITED KINGDOM. Bythe Bera... GOLDSMITH, Kingsbury, sister to the present Archdieacon of Killala. progressive deterioration of the English stage.

6. THE WONDERS of the HEAVENS DISPLAYED, with Like most men who marry early, he became the father of Of " Bertram" so much has been said in praise and in fine Engravings, by C.C. CLARKE, 10s. 6d. bound.

several children, three of whom survive, at an age when dispraise, that it would be idle for us to add any thing 7. SHAW'S NATURE DISPLAYED, in the Heavens and upon the Earth, with 300 Engravings,'6 vols. *3 123. Hoaris. children are rather considered as toys to sport with, than -it was the most successful tragedy of its day—had a

8. SHAW'S ATLAS OF NATURE, consisting of 100 folio objects to be provided for in life. For several years after still a powerful monument of poetical ability. Plates, with descriptions, price 2 58.

his marraige he continued to reside in his father's house, Of the private habits of character of an individual 9. ALL THE VOYAGES ROUND THE WORLD, from till that father's dismission from the situation which he had living in another country little can be learned or related; Magella); in 1420.; to Freycinet, in 1820, with 80 Engravings. held forty-seven years, with a spotless and esteemed cha- but we have heard, that in private life Mr. Maturin is still

10. THE UNIVERSAL TRAVELLER, being the substance racter, plunged the whole family into a state of horrible to be a kind relative, an indulgent parent, and the tree of the best modern Travels in the Four Quarters of the distress, equalled only, perhaps, by that which occurred uxorious man

breathing. ,

By S. PRIOR, 10s.6d, bound. in the family of the unfortunate Sutherland, though not In person Mr. Maturin is tall, and formed with red 11. THE RELIGIONS AND RELIGIOUS CEREMONIES of all Nations fully described, with 100 curious Engravings. terminated by the same dreadful catastrophe.

elegance; and his countenance, unless when ilhiminged By the Rev. J. NIGHTINGALE, 108, 6d. bound.

Mr. Maturin, sen. during the course of a long and by conversation, expresses only the profoundest mean 12. WATKINS'S PORTABLE CYCLOPEDIA, or Dictionary respectable life, had brought up and maintained a nume- choly.--He must be now thirty seven years old, having of all Arts and Sciences, revised and enlarged, by Dr. MITCHELL, with numerous Engravings, price 16s. bound.

rous family; he had married his daughters, and established been born in the year 1782, though the advantages et i Printed for G. B. Whittaker, Ave-Maria-lane, London; and his sons. The day of his dismission be was pennyless : it figure unusually slight and juvenile, give bim the appeal. to te had of al Booksellers.

is singular, that though the commissioners of the inquiry, ance of being many years younger. SUPPLEMENTARY TO THE STUDY OF ARITHMETIC.

who sat repeatedly on the business, pronounced this un. This day is published, in a very large volume, with 50 En: fortunate gentleman wholly innocent of the charge of fraud kruvings, and 1000 Woodcuts, price €1 is. bound, brought against him, he has been suffered to linger nine

The Voilsewife. A Complete cose sledofiche Erandiomroselu And years since without redress, without relicf, and without Housekeeping and husbandry, if it be good,

Must love one anotha as cousin in blood : every branch, with many hundred examples for exercise. BY PETER NICHOLSON,

His son was obliged to apply himself to means for the The wife, too, must husband as trell as the man, Author of the Architectural Dictionary, &c. &c. &c. subsistence of his family, which the stipend of a Dublin Or farewel thy husbandry, do what thou can." This course carries the Student, as soon as he has learnt curate, his only preferment, could not afford. He proVulgar Fractions, through Algebra, in ali its Parts; Euclid's posed to take pupils, as inmates in his house ; and, en

ACID IN THE STOMACH. tion; Fluxions, Differentials, Functions, Transcendental couraged by the recollection of his own success at college, Geometry, Mensuration, Niechanics, Gauging, Lund-Survey applied himself to his task with industry and hope.

(From the Oracle of Health.) ing, Astronomy, Spheries, Optics, Hydrostatics, Logarithms, For some time he was successful, and we have been in&c. &c. heing the most complete System for the Use of Schools formed that “Bertram" was written while the author had We cannot repeat it too often that acid, generated in and Students ever published. Printed for G. B. Whittaker, Ave-Maria-lane, London; and

six young men residents in the house, and four who at the stomach, is the cause of more than the half of human to be had of all Booksellers.

tended him for instruction daily, to all of whom his at disorders. We repeat it, because we know that it is eitla Of whom may be hud, A KEY to the same work, in which tention was unremitting. At this period he was unfortu- forgotten or neglected by thousands, who suffer das every Question and Problem is worked at full length, by the nately induced to become security for a relation whose from not attending to our precepts of comfort and god i

Also, I MATHEMATICAL and PHILOSOPHICAL DIC- affairs were considerably involved: the consequence was, ing: Acid of some kind will be produced in the stories", TIONARY, exhibiting the Present State of those Sciences, the relation defeated his creditors by taking the benefit of | by overloading it with food or drink-by taking, esci by Dr. MITCHELL, 10s. 6d. boards, or 12s. calf gilt.

the Act of Insolvency, and left the burden of his debts a moderate quantity, in opposition to the roles of t* This day is published, Part IV. of

to those who had attempted to lighten their pressure on Oracle, substances which are difficult of digestion, er 3! him.

stopping or interrupting the process of digestion in any in conformity with its Organization, by the BARON

Mr. Maturin was compelled to give up bis establish-manner, whether that be by violent exercise after eatinCIVIER, &c. &c. &c. With additional Descriptions of all the ment, and is since, we understand, dependent solely on his by indulging the emotions or passions of the wind, such Species hitherto nan.ed, of many not before noticed, and talents for subsistence.

as melancholy, anger, love, 'fear, &c.-by exposure to other original matter, by EDWARD GRIFFITI, F.L.S. and others. Demy 4to, with early Impressions of the Plates, on

We willingly hasten over these details of misery, and too much heat or too much cold-every one and all of India Paper, price 24s, each Part; in royal 8vo, with the pass to what is more properly our province the history of which must withdraw the nervous energies from the Plates carefully coloured, 246. or plain 1ěs.; in demy 8vo, Mr. Maturin's literary lite. His first production was stomach, where, during the process of digestion, they are plain 12s. And, on the 1st of May next, will be published,

“ Montorio,” and this was followed by the Wild Irish indispensable. These remarks alone will enable our *** Part I (he whole to be included in Ten Parts) of a' Trans. Boy," and the “ Milesian.”

ders to see clearly, that in many instances they are esta lation of the OSSEMENS FOSSILES of the BARON CUVIER. In anuo nein the continuation of the Animal King: merit in Montorio;" this was signified to Mr. Maturin. ing (unconsciously it may be), the production of this stad

Sir Walter Scott was pleased to find, or imagine, some selves the cause of all their diseases, by aiding and sust dom," and the Commonement of the “ Fossil Osteology," the Editir has the satisfaction of stating that there Works

He availed himself of it to solicit an epistolary communi- which causes them. will, in fut ire, be hono:ired, with occasional aid from the cation with Sir Walter Scott; and to the zealous friend. The substances which those who are troubled with acid mmunicate to the Editor such new faets and discoveries, both age of this most excellent man, our author has been

heard most readily disposed to run into fermentation. All see Beron Cuvier himseif, who has most liberally offered to com- hip, the judicious monitions, and the indefatigable patron. in the stomach ought chiefly to avoid, are, such as see in existing and in fassil organization, as moxarire pending gratefully to ascribe all the distinction and success he has watery, and crude vegetables

are of tiris kindi celebrate: “Theory of the Earth," which forms the Intro. subsequently enjoyed. d'ictory Discourse of the "O semens Fossiles," will be from Excited by the success of Mr. Shiel's first tragedy of turnips, Jerusalem artichokes, and every kind of salar rections, prepared for a new edition of that work, which he fered it to the"manager of "Crow-street Theatre

, by whom if eaten in a green state, though apples when dresses that

• Bertram," and of. with the exception of lettice. Fruits are almost ali bad Najor c. Hamilton Smith, F.R.S. &c. &c. &c. with the most it was rejected in the year 1814. distingui hed liberality, haw also gratuitously offered the use sessing any means of access to the London theatres

, suf- the best vegetable, yet many cannot even eat a portato of his immense collection of original drawings, now exceed- fered the manuscript to mouider for a year and a half

, without producing acidity and derangement of the sun the Mammile ou s tribes. The Monograph on the Antelopes, and then submitted it to the perusal of Sir Walter Scott; mach. with a g eat number of new species, will be from his pen, by whom it was transferred to Lord Byron, then a mem- of animal substances, those most disposed to become No additi ns to the possil osteology will be inserted, ex his influence brought out at that theatre, in May, 1816, meats, such as veal, lamb, sucking pig, chicken eine

ber of the committee of Drury-lane Theatre, and through acid in the stomach, are fat, and all the young white le pas diteral ng the corresponding idioma oftenie two languages with an effect and popularity unparalleled since the pro inay be proved by the experiment of allowing a basis will allow, The plates will be engraved, if possible, in a xuduction of “ Pizarro. perior style to those of the original; and the Work will be The popularity of dramatic works is, however, pro- same time. If you do this, you will find thae the real pub ished at a considerably less price. It will necesarly be in quarto only.

verbially transient; the moral feeling of the public was soup will become rapidly sour, while the beef tea will be Printed for Geo. B. Whittaker, Ave Maria-lane, London. wounded by an alleged fault in the narrative, and “Ber'main sweet for a considerable time. Fat is still forse la

all the symptoms of acidity and sour belching; and after Divorce.-- Rabbi Hillet maintained, that if a wife let ance, and the original or rather revived mode of his pulpit this solemn warning, those who persist to eat fat, and other the meat be too niuch roasted, it was a sufficient reason eloquence, must strike every one who hath heard hini. things here forbidden, can have no right to complain of for a husband to divorce her.-Busnage's History of the

It hath been said, that Edward Irving studies the porhe consequences, and must put quietly up with the gout, Jews. gravel, apoplexy, or palsy, which they bring upon them.

trait of the Scottish Reformer, John Knox, and decorates selves by disobedience to the rules of health and comfort.

Philosophy v. Theology.--The ancient fathers com- his bust in conformity to the fashion of that patriarch; be The driok forbidden in all such cases is hard malt plained heavily of the sect of Aristotle : and it is almost a this as it may, he certainly does not adopt the fashion of liquor

, tart wines, cider, or perry, and in a word, what- general complaint, that philosophy is injurious to theology; his own times, in the disposal of his dark hair, which, by an ver contains the adulterating leaven of an acid, which, but, on the other side, it is also as certain that theology is ke power and money, rapidly propagates itself, and in as injurious to philosophy:--they re two faculties which artificial arrangement, is' made to fall divided in glossy seases wherever it goes. Indeed we may lay it down as could never justly settle their limits, did not the balance of clusters over a forehead no way remarkable. idisputable, that more than half of the acidities, so much authority, which is always interested on the side of the

"his parted forelock manly hung Omplained of, arise from some acid previously existing former, make the regulation --Bayle.

Clust'ring, but not beneath his shoulders broad." a the drink commonly used by the patient. Even plain wister , ar toast and water, when drank in too great quan; other cadgers, sometimes indulged in a drop of the genuine the general effect of his person, and the Italian hue of his

Repentance.-Johnnie Duncan of the Vray, who, like The peculiar appearance which his eyes present, add to ead powerfully to produce acid. Milk is the worst of all the grace among the ashes, with an old corn-sack over his physiognomy correspond admirably with the singular tout iquids, for a stomach prone to acidity. The smaller the shoulders. This, he said, was repenting in sack-cloth and ensemble of this extraordinary man.

ashes. There is only one system of proper diet for those who David Wilkie, intends to introduce Johonie into his next voked in the minds of the people, operates in no small

It is said that the celebrated Scottish Teniers, The high excitement which the London press hath pro- the victims of indigestions from acidity, and that is

picture.-Linlithgow Free Press. si te system of Training, in which biscuit is the only

degree against him as a preacher. Many went to lear him megetable substance used, and red meats, without fai, Women.-Francis I. of France, was the first monarch who on Friday with their minds prepared for a mental repast, E she only animal food, with mild ale for drink We do introduced ladies at his court. He said, in a style of true which no mortal preacher could have gratified. Some

10, however, affirm that even the most rigid training gallantry—that a drawing-room without ladies was like came away disgusted, others disappointed and astonished,

liet will always ensure a patient from acidity and its con- the year without the spring, or rather like the spring but many lauding the talents of the preacher, while they pequences; for if the disorder is severe, or of long stand without flowers. ng, even the best beef and biscuit which can be eaten

argued within themselves whether the high popularity 22l ometimes turn sour. We are confident, however,

Fontenelle being one day asked by a lord in waiting, which he so hastily had acquired would endure for any - at perseverance in this system will ultimately produce what difference there was between a clock and a woman, length of time.

e most beneficial results, and along with alkaline medi- instantly replied—“A clock serves to point out the hours, the, is the only remedy for effecting a complete cure. and a woman makes us forget them."

Mr. Irving claims to be a disciple of the preachers of

the olden school; those hardy veterans whose manly sen. To prevent Childlains.-Wear soft leather gloves and Admiral Duncan's address to the others who came on diments and their bold utterance of them brooked no remb's wool stockings in the approaching frosty weather. board his ship

for instructions, previous to the engage. straint, and whose vigorous manner (so the orator says) Medical Adviser.

morous:-“Gentlemen, you see a severe Winter approach. have been yearly dwindling, since the reformation, into

ing, I have only to advise you to keep up a good FIRE." whining cant and babyisin. Mr. I. also professes sim. Miscellanies. -Literary Chronicle.

plicity, and a total divestment of ceremony; nevertheless, da Odd Adventure. A New York paper details the A gentleman of Henley-on-Thames offered a farmer, many doubted the sincerity of this assertion, who heard lowing ladicrous occurrence :-"A few days ago, in when at the market, a dinner and a bottle of wine, if he and witnessed him on Friday. The graceful action which is eity, a gentleman from the country stopped at a bar- would bring him a grain of wheat on the

following mar. he displayed in general, together with the formal and t's shop to have his hair cut, and to be shaved. Having ket-day, and double the quantity each week unul that overcharged gestures which occasionally escaped him that ken off his coat, he laid it on a chair. Immediately day twelvemonth. This was acceded to for the moment; day, are undeniable testimonials of his devotion to art, and erwards, another gentleman, also from the country, but the following statement will, perhaps, satisfy those tered to be shaved, and he likewise took off his coat who have never entered into any similar calculations of prove his conviction of the necessity of exterior appeard laid it down. The last person was shaved first, and the impossibility of fulfilling such an engagement :

ances; while he denounced affectation and dramatic effect, parted. When the former had done, and went to get Amount of the number of grains, 4,503,599,627,370,495; he stood the living personification of the object of his own & coat, it was gone. He immediately exclaimed that he number of bushels, 12,509,998,96+; number of quarters, accusation. as a ruinai man, as he had eight or nine hundred dollars 1,563,749,870; number of loads, 312,749,974.

Since I had the profit of listening to Mr. Irving, in St. a his coat pocket. The apprentices and journeymen were espatched in all directions to find the other gentleman, in the last Edinburgh Review, is the following account of person and in manners ; he was then much more sparing

Segars.-In White's Voyage to Cochin China, noticed John's Church, Glasgow, he is materially altered both in rining the pockets of the remaining coat, when in one of extraordinary segars me It is of a taper form; Che says) of his gestures, not half so intolerant in his evangelical team was found a pocket-book, containing from fourteen big end, two and a quarter inches ; and at the smaller opinions, and upon the whole to my taste a better preacher. fiteen hundred dollars. About an hour afterwards; end, one and a half inches

. It is composed entirely of London hath taken away from the rotundity of his counite of perspiration, when an exchange took place to the tobacco, in parallel compact layers, and wrapped with the tenance

multiplied his clustering ringlets, and given to tisfaction of all parties. The first shaved gentleman had largest

leaves of the saine plant. It is ornamented with him a theatrical air, which addeth not force to his general de from the North River, as far as Catharine-market, other diagonally, the whole length of the cigar, and the cloquence

, nor
graceth the

intensity of his deeper moods, E .

intersections of the bands are ornamented with spangles ; Charles Bannister, father of John, went one night into a fire is applied to the smallest end of this unwieldy mass, Chalmers, and instead of being idolized by thousands, as

Fee.bouse, where three surgeons were present. As he and the large end is received by the mouth. One of he now is, he found a serious difficulty in securing of the itered the room, he said, with apparent concern and feel these cigars, as may be supposed, will last you some approval of a scanty portion of his parochial hearers. 8,5 There has been a dreadful accident at the end of the eight or ten days' smoking. Pipes are seldom used, ex- Many a Sunday have I witnessed, when Mr. I. advanced reet!" " Accident! what is it?" said each of the sur cept by the Chinese.' oni, reaching their hats and canes. “Why, a gentle.

to the pulpit, several of the regular, as well as the occasi, in in crossing that terrible place at the end of the street

onal visitors of the church, evacuate their seats and defer spat out his leg.” This was quite enough ; a steeple.

Correspondence.

their devotions, until the idol of the day, Dr. Chalmers, kse ensued, and, in ten minutes, they all returned breath.

ascended the rostrum. This was by no means an uncommon 3. "There is no accident !" "We can't find any one!" The man has been removed !” burst at once from the

THE REV. MR. IRVING.

occurrence; but I think I might safely aver, that if Ed. isappointed doctors. “Why, probably,” said Charles,

ward Irving, at this time of day, now that his name is the man removed himself." *** Oh, that's impossible

O wad some pow'r the giftie gie us,

emblazoned, did St. John's the honour of his services, there a leg was broken.” “A leg broken !" returned

To see oursels as ithers see us !

he would find it o) difficult matter to gain over to him lannister," who heard, but yourselves, any thing of a

It wad frae mony a blunder free us

those minions of the popular voice. Such is the power of roken leg? I said, a gentleman in crossing the kennel

An' foolish notion;

fashion, and so utterly valueless are the voices of the many. ai put his leg out; and bow can a man cross a kennel

What airs in dress an' gait wad lea'e us, rithout !"

Had Mr. Irving remained in Glasgow, he might have An' ev'n devotion!

preached himself into his grave, and never have been The Nervous System.-A Doninie in one of the parishes

noted but for a stalking cold declaimer. Good fortune this county had occasion, last week, to go a few miles to sacrament. For this purpose, he borrowed a horse from

ordered it otherwise ; he was called to London, and with ne of the farmers in the neighbourhood. The farmer, SIR,-Since the 3d of December, the whole conversa- his many peculiarities, joined to an admirable voice and

nowing that the Dominie was no horseman, sent him ove tion of Liverpool has been engrossed by discussing the no mean abilities, he became the favourite, it is said, of * his cart-horses, which for many years had not been very extraordinary qualities of Edward Irving. Some cabinets as well as crowds. I doubt, however, if his fame Da un to expedite his velocity beyond a walk. When the bestow upon him unqualified praise, while others are shall endure beyond his living days, save in the registers "canny enough ?" Oh yes," replied the instrucs equally liberal of their censures.

of wonderful events. of youth, “but he cocked his ears iwo times, and I That he has talent no one disputes, but that a vast share

Sic transit gloria mundi." = very much agitated !" -Lenlithgow Free Press. of his popularity is to be ascribed to his singular appear. I am, &c. DOCTOR TIMOTHY TWIST.

Burns.

TO THE EDITOR.

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display her utter incapability of personifying a part for Chess.—We regret that A Chess Player should have incurrent

which she is not in possession of a solitary requisite, bating the postage from Stewartstown, as on this occasion it as THE THEATRE. the necessary assurance; and how she could have the un- so little purpose.

We shall here transcribe an extract from blushing effrontery to advertise her performance of this his note, in order to rectify the mistake into which bebas ". You have not a man in all Athens, able to discharge performed by Madam Vestris," would be astonishing,

truly feminine and purely virtuous hero, “as originally fallen, in his solicitude to set us right. Pyramus, but he."

TO THE EDITOR. could any act of Miss Cramer's any longer surprise' us. SIR,- In your paper of the 23d ult. you have given a sig We recently adverted to the then approaching benefit of

tion at Chess, in which you say, the white " can turn Mr. Hooper, and now congratulate that gentleman on the Few persons, we presume, will accuse us of a disposi

the black to check-mate him with the King's Bibu result of his first appeal to the suffrage of the town; nottion to view the management with an eye of too placable

Pawn, in 11 or 12 moves" I beg leave to remark, that he pecuniarily, be it understood, but professionally. We leniency. We have earned the contrary character; whe.

may compel him to do so in Eight moves; as will appes gratulate him, not on the number of his auditory, but on ther justly or not, is not for us to determine. And, be

from the annexed solution.-Yours, &c. their great respectability ; not on the profit accruing to this as it may, we do not hesitate now to laud at least one

A CHESS-PLAYER. hin, individually, but on the claim he has, at length, in- act of the managers, which, to us, seems strictly just and our correspondent then gives his scheme; which we with disputably established for himself, of a much higher situa. becoming; more especially as one of those gentlemen,

join, in order to show that he is mistaken. When the tion in the theatre than he had previously appeared to in particular, has laboured under much unmerited oblo

black pawn moves to G 6, and gives check (which oor et. hoid. As Charles Surface, Mr. Hooper shone, conspicu. quy on a subject, in itself less than insignificant-the

respondent calls mate) the black king can not only ere ously, quite a different person from what we had before wit. very proper, and, as we think, commendablc dismissal of

the check, but also get a pawn by moving to H & We nessed, or had at all anticipated of him ; he was, in fine, Miss Cramer.

first we received this correspondent's letter, we felt prices absolutely created anew to the audience. We hold it to be We hold the theatre to be the private property of who

confident we were correct; and that Lolli rus atse corret thing of course that no one else of the present company ever may rent it from those to whom the inere bricks and

This game, and some of the most ingenious struations re will hereafter essay this character, so completely has Mr. mortar belong. The performers we regard as the mana

have given, or have in store, are taken from a no Hooper's admirable personation of the part identified him gers' servants, hired, like the servants of other people, for

and rare Italian work, a bulky folio, in which is Mäertel with it, and triumphantly secured it his own.

But we
the exclusive use of those to whom they have voluntarily

together the best display of Chess science, whied the world should not rejoice with Mr. Hooper alone, at the gratify. become subject ; not to minister to the necessities of

affords. If our Chess readers were aware of the tradise ing result of his late benefit. For although it was, to others. The Music-hall skı uld not be dependant on the

we have with this department, it would enhance its rulu hiin, pregnant with incalculable professional utility, inas. Theatie. The affairs of those employed and the employers

in their estimation. In the first instance, the verbaltra much as it indicated his own personal respectability, cannot, or should not, be in any wise exposed to the rude

lation is to be made from the Italian, then the old te by obviously demonstrating him to be well-intormed control of a third party; much less to that of an infuriate

about phraseology is to be translated into our simge pige of wilat is due to his character as a gentleman as well mob, assuming to be the public.

of notation; after which the two schemes must be cherie as scrupulous of marring that of his vocation, coupled, If any of our readers knew us in propriis personis (and

an operation which must also be repeated when the rest also, with being the era of his first proper introduction many of them do, without knowing it themselves) they

is given. Weare glad to perceive that our correspondesstan to the theatrical people of this place; although, we would not require to be told that there are not living many

Stewartstown has adopted our notation or mode of gartige

the board. say, Mr. Hooper's benefit was thus highly advanta. ten men who respect the vox populi more than our

We have no hesitation in saying that it genus to him, the town, too, is not the least benefited selves. So far, however, are we from acceding to the arbi.

simplest ever devised; as an illustration of whiali, te vi party. We shall no longer have to complain, as we have trary position that players are the servants of the public

suppose a white pawn upon the square G 4, and the done, of the very inadequate manner in which genteel co- alone, and that, consequently, the public have a right to

pawn on the square F. 5, and that the white fawrites

take the black pawn. medy has been represented since the departure of Cooper, choose such servants for themselves as may to them seem

According to the clumseyret to whom the management would do well to procure as effi- meet, without reference to the wishes, circumstances, or

about phraseology adopted by Philidore, by Loli Sink cient a successor in the sombre, as it now appears they convenience of the management; so far are we from sub.

and others, this simple move would be thus encum have had the good fortune to do in the lightened and more scribing to this odious doctrine, that we deny it altogether.

with words, “ King's knight's pawn, to the oppos.temp amiable walk of his profession. We deny, unequivocally, that performers are exclusively

bishop's fourth square," where all we should have tund Having seen the combined exertions of many worthies the servants of the public, and we deny, therefore, the

the occasion would be simply “ Pawn F. 6." familiar to the lover of the drama, concentrated in repre right claimed by the public, of intertering, at pleasure, senting the School for Scandal, we cannot eulogize over with the arrangements, disputes, or cond'act of a manager 1. Queen to F-6

1. King to 6-8 warmly the last performance of this play, as a whole. and his people. Players are only the public's servants, in. 2. King ....G-4

2. King....F-8&8-7 There were portions of it, however, which, to our think asmuch as they minister to the pleasure, or otherwise, of

3. King....G_ ing, could scarcely be surpassed. We allude more parti- of an audience; and public interposition, in a theatre, 4. Queen D-8

4. King....H-1 cularly to the enactment of Joseph Surface, by Mr. Van- must be confined to an expression of applause or disappro- 5. Knight F-6

5. King.... 6-6-1 denhoff, which, though less effective, as relates to the ex. bation, in the manner sanctioned by usage of that which 6. Queen ..G_84

6. King....F-6 citement of applause, than on previous occasions, was transpires there. It is only what may be passing on the

7. King .. H-5

7. King....F-5 a happy combination of an accurate conception of his stage that is cogniza le by the public, who cannot arrogate 8. Queen ..G-Oy

8. Pawn G- Nate author, and the most thorough adaptation of himself any dictatorial authority over the regulations of the green. Our correspondent has made a great mistake here, er at to the feelings, passions, and circumstances, of the room, mode of conducting the business of the treasury, white king, when he represents him as checkmated, te character. He was Joseph's very self. Whilst speaking or any the least particie of what is clearly the province of escape the check and get a pawn to the bargain. of Mr. Vandenhoff, we must be permitted to bear com

the management. mendatory testimony of liis Leontes, in the Winter's Theatrical serving-gentlemen and ladies have the same

Music:--We have to thank three correspondents for en Tale, performed for the benefit of a native artist, and a efficient means of obtaining ample redress for any wrong

ble contributions in this department, viz. Anorex freeman of the Borough," on Wednesday, the 8th instant.* done to them, as have other servants of every denomina

a MS. copy of the National Air of Lima; L. S farite Than on this especial occasion, Mr. Vandenhoff has rarely tion, and to those known means alone should they have

good original March; and Mr. Walker, musical pn for appeared to much greater advantage, which is saying not

If any manager act iniquitously towards those

this town, for an original Psalm tune. They shals

attended to. a little. His Leontes was a very beautiful piece of acting, he employs, he becomes amenable, not to the public, but and might be quoted as highly characteristic of the best w the same tribunals which punish other offenders. S. L's communication shall not be delayed beyond mert and purest style of playing it was energetic, chaste, dis- Though a manager were ever so tyrannical or capricious The only fault we have to ind with it is, that the criminating, and effective. Would we could say as much in the government of his theatre, though with him honour seems to have been set at rest by what has already appelle of the native artist's” pencil, which we should prefer were unknown, policy despised, and all consequences

in the Kaleidoscope. seeing successfully exercised apart from all enfranchise- madly detied, still the public could only chastise him by 0. R.'s essay and verses, and the lines of W. H. B. stav upra ment, save that conferred by nature. Mr. Goore should their absence from the scat of his oppression. But this next week. contrast the stiffness, glare, and false-colouring of his late hypothesis cannot be realized, so long as it shall remain The original Hymn, beginning “Bow'd down," &e. $a" scenery witin the ease, admirable perspective, and glow of the obvious interest of the management to engage such a place in the next Kaleidoscope. rich mellowness that characterise walmsley's old drop- performers as the public will approve, and to behave to

Asuton ASSEMBLIES.—The letter of Triptalis shal mes Mr. Goore has taste and judgment enough to those performers so as to secure their services; which poprofit by the comparison ; we hope, therefore, this hint liey, on the part of all managers, will be as durable as may be serviceable to him. their theatres.

CHRISTMAS BAGATELLES.-We shall next week TECAS

this department; and solicit contributions T'he low ribaldry set forth in the bills, with all the pomp of cant plıraseology, as Giovanni in London, has really

THE COUNCIL OF TEN.

POLITICAL ECONOMY.-We shall bave much ploch? disgusted us to very nausea. It should have been termed, Dec. 20.

week in assigning a place in our columns to the stic properly speaking, Giovanni in Liverpool ; every one

sis of one of Mr. M'Culloch's most important fertures would then have understood the thing. Nothing but the

which we have been favoured by a correspondent, very highest talent in song, accompanied by the most ex. Co Correspondents.

we shall feel further obliged if he will enable us to f-**

an outline of any of the other excellent lectares i quisite acting, could, in any degree compensate for the

M'Culloch. Our correspondent appears to poses the fully and obscenity of the piece: and it is notorious enough Chess.- If H. H. will examine attentively the solution of

talent of abridging without impairing the sense, or it to the frequenters of our theatre, that we have no opera game 24, he will perceive that all the moves of the black

the spirit of the original. company worthy the most trifling mention, if we except king are forced, and that it is therefore impossible for him the veteran Doyle, Mrs. Aldridge, and the Ben wells. One to escape checkmate in five moves, allowing the castle to Council of Ten.-Our critical decemviri will perreire of the latter, indeed, Mr. Edward, as Simpkins, exhibits be taken, and in six, if the castle be not taken. *If, at the we have omitted a portion of their strictures, wbie, the only assumption of character in the filthy thing's whole third move, the black king were to move to H 7, instead of existing circumstances, we thought might, with PARTE conduct. To this gentleman, alone, is Giovanni in Liver. G 8, the white castle would check him at F 7, and in the be dispensed with. poul indebted for its short-lived existence. Why Miss following move give checkmate at G 7.

The tale of the “Indians Outwitted” has been received CRANER should have selerted Giovanni, obtrusively to THEATRICAL Fracas —As the affair between the Managers Vide the newspaper puffs, which, however, are but puffs,

and Miss Cramer is arranged, we shall decline any further Printed, published, and sold, EVER! TUESDAT, of course, and there. ore mean nothing. comment upon the subject.

E. Smith & Co. 75, Lord-street, Liverpoul.

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