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to this country bas been much shorter than was or for a waistband, of Amethyst, desiring her to expected, yet from their early rising, taking very keep it in remembrance of the Emperor. Mrs. little rest, the great variety and rapidity of their | E, observed, she felt herself bighly honoured and movements, they have done wonders in their | flattered, and expressed herself very warmly tosearch after knowledge, public and personal gra wards the Emperor. tification in the numberless places of amusement, Count Orloff, Couut Woroazo, Baron Nicolai, and edification, which they have attended early Colonel Fenshaw, and a number of Russian gen. and late. Their conduct, manners, and mode oftlemen who remain in England, attended to take living is well worthy of imitation by numbers of their farewell of the Emperor, and they embrathe inhabitants of this country. Neither of them | ced according to the custom of their country. are possessed of the ostentatious manners that are No person was admitted into the botel on Wednesgenerally supposed to be attached to the charac- day morning as a spectator --The Emperor, the ters of Kings; they are quite the reverse, being | Grand Duchess, the Duke of Oldenburgh, and extremely easy of access, living very plain, and the Prince of Wirtemberg, entered an open car. with very little pomp; yet bighly to the credit of | riage of the Prinee Regent's, exactly as the clock the Prince Regent and all those belonging to the struck nine. As they were entering the carriage Lord Chamberlain's office, who were engaged in a woman presented a book to the Emperor, which the preparations for their reception, every thing || be handed to a Page on the steps; another wowas prepared in the most sumptuous style worthy man presented bim with a very fine rose, which of their exalted and illustrious characters. The the Emperor gave to the Grand Duchess, and she Pulteney Hotel has scarcely ever been free from | placed it in her bosom. The carriage then drove a most ungovernable crowd, who began to assem off amidst the loud huzzas of the populace. The ble at seven o'clock in the morning, and they carriage drove to the Tower of London; and afcontinued frequently nearly all night opposite terwards, we understand, to other places, and the house, and for a considerable distance on passed over London Bridge at balf-past twelve each side, so as to render Piccadilly impassable, o'clock; on their way to the seat of the Earl of especially when there were a number of carriages | Liverpool, at Combe Wood, to breakfast. Aman waiting with the occupiers, eager to procure a
was stationed on horseback on the top of the bill glimpse of the Emperor, and when he appeared at Kingston, to conduct them to the house of the at the balcony, or passed in or out of the hotel, Noble Earl, from whence they were to proceed 10 the shoutings and ecstacy of the multitude ex Portsmouth. The King of Prussia, followed by ceeded all description. The interior of the house the Princes, left Clarence-honse at half-past nine has been constantly crowded with a numerous o'clock, in a Royal carriage, for the Earl of Liverassemblage of female nobility, the juvenile pool's seat. His Royal Highness the Prince Re. branches of their families, females genteelly | gent set off from Carlton-house a few minutes dressed, &c, who filled the great hall, the pas after nine o'clock, accompanied by his royal brosages, staircase, &c. with a constant succession
ther the Duke of Cambridge and General Bailey, from seven o'clock in the morning till the || in his travelling carriage, for Portsmouth. Emperor went to bed. In addition to the gra ARRIVAL AT Dover.--The Emperor and his tification of seeing the Emperor, novel scenes
Sister reached Dover on the 27th of June, at always took place; on his passing in or out of | eleven o'clock at night. The guns on the heights 'the hotel, he very condescendingly shook hands | announced the approach of the Royal visitors with some of the females, and would put his when they were within about two miles of the hand between the rails of the staircase to shake town, and continued to fire till after his Majesty hands with others: this had cansed such an emul had reached the house of J. M. Fector, Esq. lation with the fair sex to attain, that on hearing Although the hour was late, yet there did not apof others who had enjoyed the bonour, some pear to be the least diminution of the vast con. have actually come a considerable distance from course of people who had been assembled since the country in order to experience the same three o'clock; and upon the Royal Party entering gratification.
and passing through the town, the inhabitants, as The Emperor and the Grand Duchess did not if actuated by one feeling, spontaneously exhi. retire to rest till three o'clock on Wednesday bited lights at the windows and on the parapets June 29, and rose again at eight. They sent for of their houses. The cavalcade consisted of seven Mr. Escudier, the proprietor of the botel, and ad- || carriages: in the first of which, an open ope, dressed him in the French language, calling him rode the Emperor and his Sister, condescendingly their dear friend, acknowledging the great at bowing to the reiterated huzzas of the crowd, tention he had shewn them, and the comforts and which rent the air. The sight was most imposexcellent entertainment which they had experi- ll ingly grand; the flashes of the cannon every mi. enced in his house, and very kindly bid him nute illuminating the street, and the glittering of adieu. The Rev. Mr. Smyrna, a Russian clergy- | the swords of the immense number of dragoons, man, of Welbeck-street Chapel, waited upon who formed the escort, impressed one's mind with Mrs. Escudier, and by the commands of the Em. some idea of a battle by night. On the following peror, presented her with a very valuable brooch, | morning, at half past nine, the King of Prussia,
accompanied by his Son and Lord William Ben-' || count, and dying without issue his titles are ex. tinck, left the York Hotel in an open carriage, | tinct. and paid a morning visit to his Imperial Majesty At the house of his Grace the Duke of Rutland, at Mr. Fector's, where, after remaining for half | George John Frederick Manners, the infant Maran hour, they returned to the York Hotel, took a quis of Granby, beir to the noble house of Rutfarewel of the numerous visitors, and of the town, || land, aged ten months. He died of water upon and at eleven o'clock bis Majesty, accompanied the brain. by the Princes and attendants, embarked on board At Aiton, in Yorkshire, Eliza, daughter of Mr. the launch of his Majesty's frigate the Nymphen, || T. Staniforth. under a discha.ge from the batteries, and amidst
Of the hydrophobia, Henry Rex, aged thirteen, the shouts of “ Long live his Majesty” from all
son of G. Rex, a waterman of Southsea. He was classes of the spectators. About half past eleven, bitten in the cheek and over the eye by a mad the Duke of Clarence, in the Jason frigate, came
dog, on the 25th of March last. He continued into the roads under a royal salute; his Highness | very well until the morning of the 13th of June, proceeded in the launch to the Nymphen to take
when he appeared indisposed; he then grew farewell of the King. His Imperial Majesty em
rapidly worse, and complained exceedingly of ba: ked on board the Royal Charlotte yacht about
violent pains in the chest and throat, and on his six o'clock, anidst the roaring of guns from every seeing water, bis agony increased. He foamed part, and set sail immediately. The Emperor || at the mouth sufficiently to wet many cloaths, and was on deck most of the night, and took no le
would' frequently exclaim, “0, father, is that freshment, as be was very sick. On his leaving from the dog ?" He was bled profusely, but the ship, be called out in English for all the sailors to come on deck, when he said, “ Farewell
, l until near Wis death, when the effects of the dis
without any good effect. He retained his senses my boys,” wbich was returned with the most
order were extremely violent; but the paroxysms enthusiastic cheering. Prior to bis leaving the
abated about an hour before he expired. Another vessel he made the Captain's lady ( Capt. Scott)
persou was bitten in the wrist by the same dog ; a present of a ring, said'to be worth one thousand
but as the part was immediately cut off, it is pounds, and the Captain one of less value.
thought it will not be attended by any bad con
In the sixth year of her age, Sidney Lukin, the
second daughter of S. A. Leeks, Esq. of FludyerAt Barn Hall, near Colchester, the lady of
street, Westminster, Brigade-Major Treeve, of a son. The lady of Richard Westmacott, Esq. R. A. of | Dunning, Solicitor, Maidstone.
Mrs. Elizabeth Dunning, wife of Mr. Alex. Mrs. Robert Winter, of Great Russell-street, of relations, and sincerely regretted by them and a
At his house, Kensington Gore, beloved by his
large circle of acquaiutances, Mr. W. Hall, of MARRIED.
Duke-street, Lincoln's-inn-fields. At Wigan, the Rev. Samuel Hall, A. M. Fellow
In the fifty-ninth year of his age,Wm. Hudson, of St. John's College, Cambridge, to Laura Ma- || Esq. of Turnham Green, at his house, in Basingtilda, youngest danghter of the late A. G. Karr, || hall-street, after a long and severe illness. Esq. of Highbury Grove, Middlesex.
George Vander, son of Mr. Andrew Nash, of Mr. W. R. Sidney, of Hart-street Bloomsbury
Cornbill. square, to Sarah Ann, daughter of Mr. J. Blight, In the prime of life, Katharine, wife of Mr. of Windsor.
Mills, of Holywell-street, Strand.
At his house in Spitalfields, after a lingering DIED.
illness, Mr. Jobn George Speck, aged seventyAt bis house at Twickenham, the Right Hon. two years, crucible and melting-pot manufac William, Viscount Howe, General of his Ma turer, whose death will be long and deeply rejesty's Forces. His Lordship was third son of || gretted by all who bad the happiness of knowing Scrope, second Viscount Howe, and Baron
him. Clonawly,of the kingdom of Ireland; be succeeded
Suddenly, at his house in the New Road, Tothis brother, Richard Earl of Howe, in bis Irish tenham Court, William Francis, Esq. of Highbonours, Aug. 5. 1799. He was the fifth Vis. Il bury Grove, Middlesex.
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WEEKLY MESSENGER, Corner of Clare-court, Drury-lane.
FOR AUGUST, 1814.
a pew and Improved Series.
EMBELLISHMENTS. 1. A correct PORTRAIT of NAPOLEON FRANCOIS CHARLES JOSEPH, KING OF ROME,
Engraved from an Original Picture ordered to be Painted by BONAPARTE, 2. A correct View of the TEMPLE OF CONCORD, erected in the Green Park in celebration of the Peace
of 1814. 3. Representation of the PAGODA erected over the Caval in St. James's Park, 4. Representation of the TEMPLE erected in the Green Park on the rejoicings for the Peace of Aix-la
Chapelle. 5. A beautiful WHOLE-LENGTH PORTRAIT FIGURE in a SEA-SIDE MORNING DRESS and
BATHING PRESERVER. 6, A WHOLE-LENGTH PORTRAIT FIGURE in a PAMELA EVENING DRESS. 7. Ao Original WALTZ. 8. An Original PATTERN for NEEDLE or TAMBOUR-WORK.
ORIGINAL COMMUNICATIONS. Pregnancy of Madame Dormeuil
62 Convietion of her husband's declining affecAnecdotes of Illustrious Females.
63 lary Margaret Lambrun
Prudent conduct of Madame Dormeuil 64 harlotte Christiana Sophia, Princess of Wolf
M. Dormeuil saved from revolutionary rage enbutel
by the solicitations of his wife .....
ib: ................ 52 bne Clarges, Duchess of Albemarle
New attachment formed by M. Dormeuil 65 Characters of celebrated French Women.
The Maniac of St. Joseph. A Tale. ladame d'Epinay
Description of the Maniac
65 ............... 53 adame de Villedieu
She cherishes the picture of her Rival 66 ......... 54
Her agitation at beholding her Lover .......... ib. Select Anecdotes.
Her apposite reflections on the Lamps in the
streets William Browne and Bishop Warburton 56
67 iancellor Cowper
Return of Maurice. lward Wortley Montague
Parting of Maurice and Therese lecdote of Milton
67 57 Maurice arrives at Nesselrode
ib. Musical Biography.
Attends the Funeral of a young Maiden larles Frederic Abel
Discovers it to be that of Ernestine 57
69 seph Haydn
Death of Maurice
ib. olfang Amadeus Mozart
59 || Fidelity of Africans; or, the History and The Divorce. A Tale.
Adventures of Mr. H. lits of M. Dormeuil
Alalleo the Negro takes vengeance on the s affection returned
ib. Captain of the Slave Ship ....................... 70 less of Madame Depreval
ib, Africans devote themselves to the Surgeon ib. ath of Madame Depreval
62 Alalleo gives an account of himself ""*°•......... ib.
Wreck of the Ship
70 | Hymn
............................................. 80 Mr. H-, the Surgeon, and Alalleo attain The Mother of Isidora restored by her prayers ib. the beach
ib. Entrance of Mr. Hinto Algiers
Extract from Lucien Bonapart's Poem of Mr. Himprisoned at Genoa
Charlemagne The New System of Botany; with practical
T'ke Address of a Daughter to her father, Illustrations of the Philosophy of Flora, &c.
conjuring him to spere her life .................. 81 Cryptogamous, or Mossy substances-Propation of Moss
................. 73 Its alliance to the animal kingdom
FASHIONS FOR SEPTEMBER, 1814.
No. 1. Description of a Sea-side Morning
81 On the former Influence of Women in France.
Pamela Evening Dress 82 General power of Women ......................
76 || General Observations on Fashion and Dress ib. Gloom and luxury of Napoleon's fetes
ib. Exalted actions inspired by Women
............ ib. Renowned Females during the Revolution 77 The Day before the Wedding. A Fragment.
MONTHLY MISCELLANY; A Brother's advice to bis Sister ....................... 77
INCLUDING VARIETIES, CRITICAL, LITE. Patient attention of the Sister .....
RARY, AND HISTORICAL. .................... 78 Description of the intended Bridegroom's The Theatres.-Criticism on the new Harle. manners and avocations
ib. quinade called Doctor Hocus Pocus ........... 84
Criticism on Harlequin Hoax; or, a PantoSingular Customs at Arracan, beyond the mime Proposed
.......... 85 Ganges.
Literary Intelligence.- Containing an acThe Natives' conduct in Sickness
count of Works in the Press ................ 86 Customs at their Funerals ib. Manners of the French
ib, Singularity of Dress ib. Grand National Jubilee on the 1st of August,
88 1814.- Description of the Fete The inclosure in St. James's Park
89 The Balloon
90 FUGITIVE POETRY. The Illuminations
91 The Naval Arch
ib. The Mother to her Child .................... 79 The Fire-works
ib. Isidora ; or the Triumph of Faith.
The Temple of Concord Description of the valley of Bievre
93 Of Isidora. ib. ll The Nanmachia
ib, Her piety
ib. || Description of the Fete for the Peace of Heaven promises her relief
95 Description of the Fete de Dieu .................. ib. Births, Marriages and Deaths.......
79 | Hyde Park
TO OUR READERS.
WE have endeavoured to compensate in this Number for the omission of the Portrait in No.58, of La Belle AssEMBLEE, by giving a most expensive Portrait of BONAPARTE’s Son, as well as three other Embellishments of subjects which it is supposed cannot fail of giving universal satis. faction, as they are intended to commemorate and keep in recollection the termination of a long and mast destructive War. The rejoicings were certainly unparalleled in this country. In our next Number we shall give an accurate representation of the NAUMAGHIA in Hyde Park; so that LA BELLE ASSEMBLEE will contain not only historical details of the Fetes in honour of the Peace, but Emble matical Illustrations to assist the recollection.
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SEPTEMBER 1, 1814,
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LA BELLE ASSEMBLEE:
MARY, MARGARET LAMBRUN.
whom he was faithfully devoted. For me, This Lady was born at Stirling, in loving both of them with ardour, 1 resolvFY; tland, and is well worthy of a place ed, at the risk of my life, to avenge their
ongst the illustrious females of the four- | death by yours. Every effort that I have nth century. She married, at an early made to abandon this project has only , a French gentleman, named Lambrun, served to convince me, that there is
io was also in the spring of youth, and vengeance too great to be undertaken by a Pan y both entered into the service of Mary I woman, whose love has a double motive to
lart, Queen of Scots, whom they abso- || excite her to revenge." ely idolized. After the tragical death of Notwithstanding the emotion of Elizais unfortunate Princess, which had caused | beth at this discourse, she listened attenat of the faithful Lambrun, his wife, urg- tively, and mildly replied,
6. You imagine, on by despair, resolved to avenge their then, you have only done your duty, and aths by a terrible crime. She dressed shewn your love to your mistress and your rself in man's attire, and took the name husband; but what do you think is my Anthony Spark; she then immediately duty towards you?" Madame Lambrun :paired to London, armed with two loaded nobly replied, " I will tell your Majesty istols, one to kill the Queen (Elizabeth), Il frankly my opinion, provided you will first je other to destroy herself, in order to say whether you as me this question in void an ignominious death on a scaffold. quality of a Queen or a judge.” Elizabeth e as she energetically made her way through assured her, it was in that of a Queen. he crowd, in order to approach the Queen, “ Your Majesty then ought to pardon me," pho was walking in her gardens, she drop- said Madame Lambrun.
« But what asled one of her pistols : the guards were surance will you give me," said the Queen, mmediately about to carry her to prison, " that you will not abuse my clemency, nor Jut Elizabeth was desirous of interrogating undertake a second time a similar attempt?" der herself. She asked her her name, her || To which Madame Lambrun made answer, country, and condition in life? Madame “Madam, a pardon granted with so much * Lambrun answered her with firmness, in || precaution, is, in my opinion, no pardon at er the following terms:-“Madam, my native || 21l; therefore your Majesty may act to.
country is Scotland; and, though I wear wards me as my judge.” The Queen then w this habit, I am a woman: my name is turned to some of the members of her
Bi Mary Margaret Lambrun. For several | privy council, and said, “ Thirty-three at En years I was employed about the person of years have I been on the throne, but I never
the royal Mary, whom you have unjustly remember yet to have received such a lesput to death; and by her death you have son. Go," added she, “ I grant you my caused that of my husband, who could not entire pardon, without any condition."purvive the loss of his innocent mistress, to | Madame Lambrun fell at her Majesty's