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all churches, chappels, schools, and other like At St. Mary, Newington, William Thomas public places, shall be free and open to receive Esq. of Dean-street, Southwark, to Miss Presser, the said goods when they shall be brought to be of Walworth, Surry. there laid. And all justices of the peace within At Douglas, Isle of Man, Mr. T. Long, of the the several counties of Middlesex, Essex, and Liverpool Coffee-house (eight weeks a widower), Surrey, are to see the same to be done according to Miss Hastings, Mantua-maker. ly. And likewise that all cities and towns what. At Chester, Mr. Macann, Apothecary, of Parsoever shall without any contradiction receive | liament-street, London, aged 64, to Miss Eliza the said distressed persons, and permit them the || Bailey, of Chester, aged 56. The happy pair had free exercise of their manual trades; his majesty | known each other but a fortnight. resolving and promising, that when the present

DIED. exigent shall be passed over, he will take such care and order, that the said persons shall be no At Cambridge, Sir Busick Harwood, Kut. burthen to their town's or parishes. And it is M. D. Professor of Anatomy, and one of the se. his majestie's pleasure, That this his declaration nior Fellows of Downing College. be forthwith published, not onely by the sherifs At the age of eighty, the noted Martin Van of London and Middlesex, but also by all other Butchell, who has for many years attracted pubsherifs, mayors, and other chief officers in their lic notice by the peculiarities of his long beard respective precincts and limits, and by the con and dress, his singular hand-bills, advertisements, stables in every parish. And of this bis majes- || &c. Among bis other oddities, he kept the body tie's pleasure all persons concerned are to take of his first wife embalmed in a glass-case. Though notice, and thereúnto give due obedience to the his surgery was more specious than scientific, be utmost of their power, as they will answer the is said to bave been originally an excellent sorcontrary at their perill. Givin ut our court at geons' instrument-maker. He was a great freWhitehall, this fifth day of September, in the quenter of Hyde-park on Sunday, on his little eighteenth year of our reign, one thousand six horse. hundred sixty six.

At Gloucester, universally regretted, Mr. GOD SAVE THE KING."

Thomson, of Kentish Town, aged 62. Dull as this Proclamation may appear, there

In St. Paul's Church-yard, London, after a will be some readers who regard the progress and short illness, aged twenty-four, Mr. J. Coopland, eessation of such a national calamity with great

son of Williain Coopland, Esq. of Birdforth, Dear interest; and it will be easily allowed, that the Thirsk, Yorkshire.

At Paris, Mr. Astley, senior. The public will measures adopted were as prompt and as well. conceived as the nature of the case would allow.

be sorry to bear, that this gentleman, who has so much contributed to their entertainment, and who commenced his career nearly fifty years ago, paid

the great debt to nature on the 27th of October BIRTHS,

Jast. His disorder was the gout in the stomach. At Uffington House, Lincolnshire, the Coun He was, in early life, a private in the Dragoons, tess of Lindsey, of a son and heir.

and was distingnished for gallantry and knowLady Thurlow of a son.

ledge in his profession. Soon after a Mr. Price At Islington, the lady of William Shirely, Esq.

came forward with the novel entertainment of of the East India Company's ship Surry, of a

Horsemanship, which be exhibited at Islington, daughter.

and from which he was able to retire with a moAt Owen's Place, Northampton-square, the lady derate fortune, Mr. Astley attracted public of J. H. Soares, Esq. of a daughter.

notice by the same entertainments, which he perOf a daughter; the lady of William Abbott, formed in St. George's Fields. He was one of Esq. at Tamworth House, near Mitcham, Surry the handsomest men in figure and conntenance

that has ever been seen. By talent, enterprise, MARRIED.

and prudence, he gradually acquired considerable At Langton, Lieut. William Holines, of the property, erected several Theatres in this counRoyal Navy, to Elizabeth, Daughter of Mr. try, Ireland, and France, as well as many houses Gould, of Blandford, Dorset.

in Lambeth ; and a few years ago resigned all At St. Sepi

re's Church, Farringdon With his public concerns to his son, to whom, and to out, Mr. Thomas Farley, of Snow-hill, to Miss his family, he has no doubt left a valuable inheLydia Nix, of Walworth, Surry.


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1. A correct PORTRAIT of MRS. JORDAN. Engraved from an Original Painting.
4. THE FLINT BOY, an original Song. Composed by Mr. REEVE.



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Select Anecdotes. What Feelings ! or, Charles and Maria. Lemonier, Physician to Lonis XVI.

......... 255 Letter from Charles Lenox to his friend Macklin, the Actor

.................................. ib. Heary 243 Pitrot, a French Dancing-master

256 Reflections on the tender care of Mothers 244

Remarkable instance of Stage Effect

ib. Charles introduced to Maria Seyinour

........ 245

Anecdotes of the Marshal Duke of Richelieu. A Hunting Party

Great talents of the Marshal

257 Filial love of Maria

Elegance of bis manners

25$ A Tour through France in 1914, in a series His extraordinary superstition of Letters from a Lady to her Cousin in His longevity.

259 London.

Youthful Errors amended, and the Reward of Letter VI. from Paris


Conjugal Fidelity.
Trip to Versailles

Enterprise of Donna Clara

.: 260 Historic account of the place ....


Reconciliation of Donna Clara and her husOpera-house, Park, and Gardens

.............. 250

261 Superb Study of Bonaparte


Death of Lucretia and Don Ferdinand ib. Elegant Pavilion of Maria Louisa ....... 251 Le Petit Trianon ...........

Marriage of Don Sancho and Clara

262 ib. Elegant parties at the house of Madame de.

The Dumb Lover. A true Story. Stael

ib. Meta becomes invisible to her Lover 262

Frank has recourse to Music
Anecdotes of Illustrious Females,


Understood by Meta
Maria Wilhelmina, Princess of Auersberg ... 252 Penetration of Dame Bridget ..

264 Arch-Duchess Josepha

ib. Removal of the Mother and Daughter 265 Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough

Frank meets his Mistress at Church

ib. Winifred, Countess of Nithisdale

ib. Mrs. Letitia Pilkington ......

Their mutual affection ............ ..... ib.

253 Donna Maria Pacheco

History of an India Shauli
Workmanship of the Shawl

266 Characters of celelrated French Women. Given by a Gentoo Widow to the Author 207 Madame La Marechale de Mirepoix ........... 254

Passes to France, and becomes the property Madame Necker ib. of the Duke of Aiguillon

ib. Madame du Boccage ................255 Purchased at Rag Fais by a Lady



............ - ib.

Proleslalinns put to the Proof.

FASHIONS FOR JANUARY, 1815. Mutual affection of the Taylor Hann and his Explanation of the Prints of Fashion. Wife

269 No. 1.-Description of a Morning Walking Death of the Wife and her resuscitation ib.


297 Unable to withstand the Priuce's persuasions 270 No. 2. Description of a Walking Dress 228 Death of the Wife happens again without General Observations op Fashion and Dress ib.

the lamentation of the Husband ............. 271 Cabinet of Taste; or Monthly Compendium Letter from a returned French Emigrant.

of Foreigo Costumes.....

279 The Emigrant returns to France

271 Finds a Fountain in the place of his Villa ... 272 MONTHLY MISCELLANY; His house in town pulled down to make an

INCLUDING VARIETIES, CRITICAL, LITE. entrance to the Thuilleries

RARY, AND HISTORICAL. Chapel built by his uncestors converted into

The Theatres.-Criticism on The King and a Sot's Hole

the Duke; or Il'hich is Which?

281 French Theatricals.-Jeannot and Collin ib.


Literary Intelligence.-Works in the Press
Hayter's Introduction to Perspective

283 Commemoration of Reynolds; by Mr. Shee.

Manners of the French Chief subject of the Poem considered

273 Account of an Automaton eshibited at Vienna 986 Extracts from the Work 274 || Oriental Coruelian

087 Ballad of Ellen affixed to the Volume ib. French Beggars

ib. Extracts from it 275 '' Birtlis, Marriages, and Deaths..





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“ Dear mother, you are gone never to re- 1 I have followed your advice, and

turn; in vain shall I call to you,wish for lave kept a daily account of the various

you,-look after you,-never shall I see you sentiments that have agitated me., Think

again!" ing that you would read my journal, I said,

I alighted from my chaise, as I suffered My friend will be to me a second con too much from being confined within such science; I shall address either him or my

narrow limits. I hastened to the house, self with a similar sincerity.”

where I entered the apartment of my aged

father. He extended his arms towards CorTis greatly wise to talk with our past bours : “Their answers - form what men experience me, clasped me to his breast, and dropped call."

YOUNG. a tèar, which fell on my hand. I still feel How I have grieved at so many of my that precious tear; it brings back to my days being void of interest; they have mind the recollection of my parent overbrought back to my mind the astonish- || whelmed with grief, debilitated and disment of a certain philosopher, at the sight

tressed. Oh, my father! you who had of those numberless epitaphs wherein the hitherto been the arbitrator of my destiny, date of his birth and of his death compose

how acutely did I feel, when, for the first the whole history of a man. I have there. time, I saw you grieve! I wished to speak fore omitted mentioning in my journalsuch to bim, to offer him some consolation. days as have elapsed, without leaving a re

His voice lowered involuntarily whilst he collection behind. I have related only

related the various circumstances of my such occurrences as may suggest either mother's illness and dissolution. I could consoling reflections, or dilatory regret, hardly hear him; he sobbed incessantly; from which generous resolutions may

his sentences were broken :--but when he spring

expatiated on the extent of the loss that we had sustained, his voice grew louder

unknown to himself. His eyes enlivened 10th June. I was still at Oxford, had in proportion as he bestowed encomiums just completed my twentieth year, and was on my departed mother. Was he still celebrating my birth-day with several of harbouring the sweet hope of meeting my fellow collegians, when I received a li again her whom he had lost? ---Oh! moletter informing me of my mother's illness, ther! that you might have heard those and of her extreme danger. I set off imme- || last expressions of his love! diately, but will not attempt to describe the ilth June.- As I entered the dininguneasiness I experienced during my jour-room to-day, I turned off mine eyes from ney. As I drew near my father's house, I || the place where my mother used to sit at scarcely durst lift up my eyes, lest I should the head of the table. I underwent a most meet that dreadful escutcheon which speaks | painful sensation in seeing that place, for the death of either the master or mistress. || the first time, filled up by another person, Alas! it struck my eye; 1 .gazed on the I would wish that through a kind of reatchievement, and involuntarily exclaimed: 'spect, the habits of those that were dear to



us should be observed; that they should be pavilion from whence those sweet and succeeded to, as it were, gradually ; and tender accents issued. I leaned against a that at least, when the remembrance of tree, and there remained motionless. An them is most striking, our eyes should meet entire stranger to all that surrounded me; with some trace of their former residence hearing only that voice which was equally among us. I know not whether my father unknown to me, but which seemed to come experienced similar feelings to mine at the from heaven, or intended to reach the cetime; but he also turned his eyes aside, lestial abode, I felt a charm that it is not in and resumed his accustomed seat. “My my power to define; and became forgetful son," said he," let that place renain empty of the whole world besides, and of my own til such time as your wife will occupy it;' self. I will then resign mine to you also; my The voice ceased, and immediately sefortune will then become yours; not that veral persons began to bestow high enyou shall inherit of a father, but share with comiums on her who had just done sing

frierrd. Before I die I shall see you act | ing. At that same moment my illusion the part of head of our family; before I die was at an end; those eulogiums vexed me. I shall be enabled to judge of your future I cannot tell whether she to whom I was conduct when I am no more."

indebted for such sweet impressions had Whilst he was speaking, I vowed with| inspired me with too particular an interest, in myself never to forget so much kindness. but I felt angry with her. I imagined

15th.June.-I went down this morning that she was anxious of being praised. It into the garden my mother liked so much. || is by dint of art, thought I, that she has How many sad and pleasing thoughts at found out those melting notes, that she has ogce occurred to me! Every inch of ground, surprised my unguarded heart. As I reevery tree reminded me of my childhood. treated hastily from the pavilion, I felt a The tender care and attention of my mo. kind of inward delight at not having seen ther are so interwoven with the early part the songstress. Perhaps I shall meet her of my life, that I know not from what some day without kuowing her to be the period, from what day I am to date a re same object; perhaps she will again charm collection without the remembrance of her | me, without putting me in mind of the ap

being thereto connected. My mother and plause which still rings in mine ears. Pro1, I and my mother, fill up all the days of | vided she sing not, let her speak to me. my youth.

How sweet her voice must be ! tender affections of the soul which

Close by the pavilion where she had she always endeavoured to inculcate within | been seated stood a rose tree, overloaded me; generous compassion, unlimited bene- | with roses; I had plucked one, which, volence, lead me through life that I may | without being able to account from what find out and relieve the distressed; ye tears motive, I had smelled with particular deof sensibility and of gratitude never forsake light, every time that her enchanting mume, yet remain uuseen, for men have named | sic had created new emotions in my breast. you~-weakness!

When I entered my apartinent, I could see 24th June.—My father having retired by the lights that I still beld the flower in yesterday at an early hour, I went to take my hand; but I did not like it any more; a walk across the fields. I followed me- | I threw it on my table, and went to bed. chanically the course of a rivulet that led || When I awoke in the morning it was. me to a delightful park, which I entered. | faded, and I began to regret the loss of it. It was a moon-light night; never had the | I took a walk in my father's garden, where sky appeared to me so bright; the air was there are abundance of rose trees; but canembalmed with the sweet scent of the sur. not tell wherefore so many flowers collectrounding flowers, and I now and then stop- ed increased my ill-humour. At last I dis. ped to inhale their perfume; frequently covered a solitary rose, which, on that ac. would I look up to the beautiful heavens, count, appeared to me more beautiful than the better to enjoy my emotion. From a the rest, and I tore it off. Whilst smelling distance I heard the interrupted sounds of a || it, I wished it might procure similar seuspaintive ballad; and gently drew near a sations to those I had experienced from the

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