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tience to lay before our numerous invaded Corsica in 1730, and emi. readers an imperfect copy of this nently contributed by his talents to grand and interesting spectacle. Had the capture of Callansara, where he we any opision that our presumption received a severe wound. In 1732 would give the most remote degree and 4 he was succesively advanced to of offence, we would have moft cau. the posts of chamberlain to the Empe. tiously avoided the grand and edify- rorand full colonel, in which capacity ing exhibition, as we are aware that he highly distinguished himself inltaly, from the agitated and grumbling ap- especially at the battles of Parma and pearance our people evince, at the Gualtaita, where he burnt, in the prewant of trade and the great exporta. sence of the French army, the bridge tion of mutton, that another TAW which Marshal Noalles had thrown feason fast approaches, and as our over the Adige. Appointed general hides are not so callous nor divested of battalion in 1756, he in the eolu. of proper feeling, that we would un- ing year secured the retreat of the dertaketorunourconstitutions against Auftrian army, and saved all its bagthe difpleasure of power, for the pet gage, after the unfortunate action at ry or pecuniary advantages, to be had Banjacula in Bosnia, on the 3d of from an imprudent exposure of great May, by a molt mafterly maneuvre. characters.
Inrecompense for this famous exploit
he was gifted with the colonelcy of MILITARY MEMOIRS a second regiment, vacant by the
death of Count Wallis. On his return or ULYSSES MAXIMILIAN
to Vienna, in 1759, the Emperor
Charles VI. raised him to the dignity COUNT BROWN. of field-marshal, and me aber of the GENERALLISSIMO OF THE IMPERIAL Aulic council of war. After the de ARMIES, &c. &c. .
cease of that prince, the King of
Prullra having invaded Silela, Count (Translated from the Dictionnaire Brown with a handful of troops dis. Historique.) ,
puted every inch of ground with that
monarch ; he commanded the right Ulyffes Maximilian de Brown, a wing of the Austrians at Molwitz, celebrated General of the 19th cen. and though dangerously wounded, tury, was the son of Baron Browo, a effceted his retreat in a brilliant ftile. colonel of cuirasliers in the Austrian On ber coronation, in Bohemia, in service, and descendant of one of the 1743, the Empress Queen appointed miott ancient and illustrious families him her privy couolellor ; palang in Ireland. He was born O&tober thence ioio Bavaria, as commander 21, 1705, and having commenced of the van of the Austrian army, be his literary career at Limerick, was cook Deckendorf, a vast quantity of in the year 1715 called into Hunga. military itores, compelled the French ry by his uncle Count Brown, com- to'evacuate the banks of the Daoube, mander of a regiment of infanity. la and procured the whole Auftrian 1717, he was present at the famous force an uomolested paffage acrols Siege of Belgrade ; towards the close that river. Deputed to Worms the of 1723, promoted to the rauk of same year by the Queen of Hungary, captain, and sabsequently to that of as her ambassador, to treat with the colonel in 1725, under his uncle, English emissaries, he completed and with a battalion of whose regiment he ratificd the treaty of alliance between
the courts of Vienna, London, and that of the city of Prague, and nomi. Turin. To the course of the next dated him generalislimo of all her gear he followed Prince Lobkowitz forces, while the King of Poland, into Italy, storined the city of Velé. Elector of Saxony, in 1753, invested tri on the 4th of May, and regardless him with the order of obe White Eaof the superior oumbers of the enemy ele. In the year 1756, the King ot. boldly dalhed into their camp, bore Prusia having invaded Saxony and down all oppoGtion, and carried off a Bohemia, Count Brown advanced to multitude of prisoners. Recalled to meet him, and on the 1 st of October the Bavarian frontiers, he'again Signa. defeated that consummate general at Jized himself, and returned to Italy in the battle of Lobosicz, although his 1746; drove the Spanih armies from force amounted only to 26,800 men, the Milanele į and having effected a while the Prussiaos exceeded 40,000! junction with Prince Licheoftein, he Seven days after this victory be ulco::manded the left wing of the Aur. dertook'that celebrated march into trians at the battle of Plaisance, on Saxony, tò extricate the Saxon troops the 15th of June, and totally defeated who were hemmed in between Piroa the right wing of the French, com. and Konigstein. an action worthy the maoded by Marthal Maillebois.- greatest military geniuses of ancient After this celebrated victory, of which or modern days; he succeeded in be claims the undivided honour, be compelling the Prullians to abandon commanded in chief the troops fent Bohemia, and was honored by the againll the Genoese, forced the passage Emperor for this Ggpal service with of the Bochetta, though defended by the collar of the Golden Fleece, og four thousand veterans, and entered the 6th of March, 1757. A Inort the capital of the state im triumph, time after this he re-entered Bohe; In concert with the forces of the mia to oppose the Prullian monarch, King of Sardinia, Count Brown took who had made a new incurlion with Montalban, and overrun Nice ; he his whole force. Having assembled the passed the Var, on the 30th of No. Auftriad troops in hafte, on the 6th vember, in the teeth of the French of May, was fought the far-famed army, entered Provence, and captu. battle of Prague, in wbich the heroic sed »t. Margaret and St. Honore. Brown receiveda mortal wound. ReHe had now formed a grand plan for luctantly compelled to retire to Prague the capture of the moft considerable he expired on the 26th of June, 1757, portion of Provence, when the sud. aged 52. His reputation was not conden revolution of the Genoese and the fined to his valt military talents, for troops of Marthål Belleille, compel- his abilities as a statesman and a pleled him to commence that memora- nipotentiary were alike universally ac: 'ble retreat which drew upon him'the knowledged. The Count espoused, in admiration of the military world - the year 1726, Maria Phillipine, He spent the remaining part of thät Countess of Marthinitz, of an illusyear in protecting the territories in trious family in Bohemia, by whoin Italy, subject to the house of Austria. he had issue two sons. His eventful The Empress Queen, in consideration life has been published in two vols. of his brilliant successes, bestowed on the one in German, the other in him, in 1749, the government of French, both printed at Prague, in Transylvania ; in 1752 he added 1757. :
IRISH BIOGRAPHY. ter the decease of her husband for her
dower, according to the custom of the
manor. It is the custom of the manors PETER WADDING,
of Eult avid West Emburn, Chadle. Was born a: Waterford in Ireland, worth, in the county of Berks, Tor 1586, became a Jesuit at Tournai in in Devonshire, and other places of 1601; taught divinity partly at th“ West, that if a customary tenant Prague and parily at Louvain, du- die, the widow fall have her free. ring the space of fixteen years ; was beach in all his copy hold land, dum. Chancellor of the Universities of modo fola et casta fuerit, but if the Prague and Gratz in Styria ; lived commit incontinency, the forfeits her many years in Bohemia and several
eftate ; yet, if she will come into the other parts of the Emperor of Aus court riding backwards on a black tria's dominions, highly esteemed and ram, with Dis tail in her hand, and respected for his piety, learniny, say the words following, the steward meekness and humility. He died at is bound by the custom, to re-admit Gratz, in 1644, and left differenç her to her free bench:- . works in Latin.
ini." Here I am .: LUKE WADDING
Riding upon a black ram, An Irish Franciscan, livedin Rome, Like a whore as I am ; where he acquired great fame and re. And for my crincum crancum, putation for his profound erudition, Have lost my bincum bancum; piery, virtue, and probity ; he died And for my tail's game, there 1655 ; he is the author of the Have done this worldly Ahame ; Annals of his Order, the best edition Therefore, I pray yo11, Mr. Steward, of which is that of Rome 1731, and Let me have my land again." . . the years after, in seventeen volumes, in folio. He also wrote the History of SALE OF PICTURES. the celebrated Writers of his Order, two most learned works; the latter in folio, 1650. Father Castel has (Continued from page 305.) given a good abridgement of the annals, in four volumes. Father Francis Sir Ruebens Legboard wishing to Harold has continued and revised the dispose of his stock on hands, and to Hiltory of the celebrated Writers of be able fully to answer che divine call the Order, two volumes in folio. ' upon his eloquence and bis energies,
in the Methodilt Crusade agaiost PoENGLISH CIVILIZATION. · pery, will at any loss renounce the va- (From Bailie's Dizionary.j'. nity of his tasteful calling, and will
sell his pictures without reserve. Mr. BENCH, (Benc Sax) a feat made Cox has directions to this effect :-of a long board, distinguithed from a ' No. 1. The grandfather of Sir stool by its length, used for the pri. Ruebens Legboard carrying a lady's son or liberties of the King's Bench; lap dog. The dress of a beadle at that the seat whereon judges lit; figura. period is accurately ascertained by tively, the persons fitting in the trial this picture, which was painted by of causes. Free-bench, lignifies that special direction, and at the cost of estate in copy-hold lands, which the the Corporation of Barbers, on acwife, being espoused a virgin, has af- count of the fingular ogliness, and
affection to the Protestant cause of brother-attornies, Crosby Morgeland their bellman, old Ton Legboard. — Sir John Macartney. The best of this The family likeness is strong, as appears piece is a lameness and expression of in the cock of his grandson Sir Reu. disgust in the audience, and Itrong bens's bofe, and his high cheek bones effrontery in the introducers and the
the laced hat is well drawn ; the introduced. leciers upon the back of the bellman's » Tudge Bladderchops reading the coat are ioo much in the Italic fiyle; Irith Magazine--is ä fine painting. the bell is too large; the croud about The Judge seems struck with the him are happily exhibited, as to their force of articles upon general subjects, rags and attention. The picture is in and wonder and delight beam ihral the mellow style with much gu'ro. ftupidity and cruelty of face.
Mrs. Ruebens, the bellman's wife, The Riding-house Black dyinelinging ballads. She is drawn too big is a fide painting. The priest and the with child, and her mouth opens too
minister meeting is conceived well ; wide for the song's conipals, which the Black shoving off the Riding: the lettering of the ballad announces house chaplain, expresses well both to be" William over the Water."
contempt and despair ; the white of
con Claudius, when a child, killing of the Black's eyes is judiciously exAles with a pin--is a prophetic pic- bibited. ture; the villainy is too matured in " S--s, the barber, shaving the Dog the expression of childish phyfiogno- mis merely a copy of Bunbury's my, however it illustrates the concep- Barber's Ahop; the Dog is flattered ; tion of Aristotle, an oak io an acorn. he is not drawn as cruel and mean as The Torture of Horish—is a va Horim : a professor of likeness should exhibit
in a ferocious bloodhouod. Juable painting, from the extent of the piece, the importance of the fub. The Interview of Temmy O'Brien's ject, and the naivette of the execution. Wife and the Major, after the execu: The likeness of the executioners add tion. The calm, composed attonilhmuch to the value of the painting ment of the Major, upon being asked the triangles are drawn too erect for the blood-money, is well contrast. Horish is rather on the piket stretch ed with the fiery indignation of the than allowed the exertion of muscle disappointed woman. This picture in the agony, which judge Long. News valt variety of passion, and is Nose used to call the “ Croppy wriq. illustrative of two strong villainous gle under the big Blackamoor's.cat. characters, much tinged by loyalty. o-nine-tails ;” Claudius, the Major, 'Portrait of Mrs. Jordan. Portrait Crawly, Monro, Cornwal, Jemmy of Peg Woffington Portrait of Sal. Armstrong, and Jemmy O'Brien are ly M Clean. Portrait of an Ugly valuable likenesses of valuable charac- Judge. Portrait of the Major. Por ters; the Big Black is a chef l'ouvre, trait of Lame Godfrey. but he is drawn too like Nosy Ormis. Do&tor W-k-r, the Methodist, by--smutted. The effect of the piece
explaining the text from Chesterfield is loyally conceived, it is drafted con
--“ Sin, repent, and you will make amore, filled with energy, and viewed
aholy-day in heaven." The audience with satisfaction.
confitts in a very preccy girl, and no. The Introduction of Billy Keller, body else; the reformer is drawn too the attorney, into the Senate, by his ugly for his doctrine, his look is too
baboonish, horror is well expressed in the "dogs of war” Lipt upon the city the disciple, and loathing of the apos. again. We are happy to say that the le appears in the general exprellion worthy rider received no incoveniof the girl's countenance.
ence, farther than a fright, and what The Major at a convivial dinoer every feeling heart like his must ex. with the Duke of Richmond, relat- perience at uneasiness given to aay of jng his ingenuity. The Noble Gover. the lower order. nor appears greatly pleased with the We are sorry to learn that com. Major's official exertions; the table fort Lodge, the seat of the above genis covered with smoaking pipes, tum leman, was broken open a few nights blers and decanters This piece de- ago by some villians, (papists, and re. serves the attention of conailleurs in hels it is imagined,) and much injury the art of governing or painting.
done to his property. No one ima. The Duke of Richmond relieving
e giacs that robbery could have been a population of thirty thousand per
their object, as his bureau, in which Tons, with two hundred pounds. This
there was a sum of two thousand gui. miraculous picture is equal to the ce .
neas in fpecie, and a tenpenny piece, Jebrated one by. Tepiers, of Chrilt
was not opened ; but his museum was relieving the multitude with the five
plundered completely of some valua. Toaves. This painting is executed by
ble and curious articles ; amongst a British artist, in the true style and
them was a Court of Conscience fum'colouring peculiar to that great na.
mons, Titus Oates's Bible, upon which he achieved his celebrated
perjuries, Robert Emmet's jacket, Sims, the Barber, and City Orator, Tom Braughall's silver mounted speowhetting a razor, while Sir Ruebens tacles with which he used to read the Legboard, the Dog, the Major, and ('Union Star,'' Jemmy O'Brien's a croud of loyal customers, are deba- dagger given him by the Major, the ting in the top of the necessity and cac-o nine.tails with which Claudius emoluments of martial law."
Hogged Horish, and a very valuable
edition of the “Woman of Pleasure,” THE EDITOR
with proof impression prints, and mar. OF THE
'ginal annotations by his late friend RIDING.HOUSE JOURNAL.
Nosy Tisdal. His valuable collection of paintings was to:ally destroyed ;
the picture of Claudius was cut in As Mr. Tipperary F
pieces; his own pi&ture, as Master of on Saturday. laft was returning to an Orange Lodge, for painting of Comfort Lodge, his horse took fright which he gave Hamilton his note for at the sudden appearance of old Char. one hundred guineas, with the cock ley Walth, and Mr. Bloomield, at of the nose in which Hamilton took the corner of Dawson street, and ran such pains to preserve the likeness, with the utmost impetrolity until he and avoid the expression of low life, came to the Canal bridge ; an apple was burned to alhes; the beautiful woman at the corner of Merrion-row picture of the dogging of Horis, in had her eltablishment totally discom. which were the admirable likenesses fited, and from her knowledge of the of the Landlord of Comfort Lodge, gentleman, in »798, she was fright of Claudius, of Horish, of Jemmy ened into a swoon, imagining that O'Brien, and Jemmy Armstrong, was free-quarters were proclaimed, and cut in pieces ; his rouge-box was