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tion of Walkingame, and we shall, there- M. de Freycinet appears to have | By taking this track, the position of fore, conclude this article, with two of collected, respecting the people of the the dangerous isles of Byron was rectithe new questions as a speciinen :- Marianne Islands, information more fied, as well as that of the island of
"Water runs into a cistern by three extensive than that with which preced- Pyletant, the most southerly of the different pipes, and is drawn out again by ing voyagers have enriched their ac- Friendly Islands; and also that of two pumps. By the first pipe the cistern counts. He gives various details re- Howe Island. is filled in eight hours; by the first and specting their manners, language, and A new island, surrounded by dansecond pipes together, in five hours; and laws, as well as that singular govern- gerous reefs, was discovered to the east three hours. "Now the first pump empties inent of which much has been said, and of Tonga, which M. de Freycinet namthe cistern in an hour, and the second in in which the women act an important ed Rose Ísland. seventy-three minutes. The question is, part.
He communicates to us interest- The Urapia anchored in Port Jackif both pumps begin to work when the ing notions respecting the arts which son on the 18th of November, 1819; cistern is full, in what time will they emp. they practise, respecting their money, she remained there till the 25th of Dety it, provided the second and third pipes which is established on principles ab- cember, and this interval was employ, keep running?
solutely different from ours, and re-ed, as at all the preceding stoppages, • " There are two meadows of equal specting their architecture, of which he in scientific inquiries. M. de Freyciextent, the one in the form of a square still saw numerous ruins at Tinian. 1360 links of Gunter's chain on a side,
net speaks, in this respect, with gratiand the other in the form of a parallelo
Two months were employed in mak-tude for the assistance afforded to him gram 800 links in breadth. Required, the ing these researches; and at the same by Mr, Macquarie, the governor of the length of the parallelogram, and the ag- time they were occupied with those ob- colony. gregate content of both meadows in acres servations and experiments which form- On quitting Port Jackson, the course and roods?".
ed the principal object of the expedi- of the corvette was shaped to pass beLet Mr. Smith now state, and our tion. M. de Medinillo had, during all tween Van Diemen's Land and New columns are open to him, what we this time, the kindness to provide the Zealand. On the 7th of January, were authorised to conclude under such corvette abundantly with fresh prori. 1820, the southern extreinity of the latcircumstances,- Ep.
sions, to which he added provisions for ter islands was doubled in sight of
the voyage, and for which he afterwards Campbell's Island. Foreign Literature.
refused to accept any reimbursement, From that moment until nearing the
The course of the Urania, from coast of Terra del Fuego, the winds
Guam to the Sandwich Islands, pre- were constantly favourable. The UraAccount of the Voyage of Discovery sents nothing remarkable. On the nia reached 59 degrees of south lati, and Circumnavigation performed in 5th of August, 1819, she made the is- tude; and she found floating ice in the 1818, 1819, and 1820.
land of Owhy hee, and anchored in the 54th degree,
On the 5th of February the coast of Having sailed from Rawak on the Tamahama, king of the Sandwich Terra del Fuego was seen in the neigh5th of January, 1919, the Urania Isles, was dead; his palace had been bourhood of Cape Desolation; the seastretched towards the Ayon isles, which reduced to ashes, and almost all the son was as frightful as the adjoining they saw on the 6th and 8th of the hogs on the island had been slaughter- shores. . In the impossibility of reach, same month,
ed on account of his obsequies, according Christmas Harbour, it became neThe dysentery continued still to tor- ing to the custom of the country; cessary to make for the Bay of Good ment the crew; it was not long before which was a real disappointment in the Success, in the Straits of Lemaire; it was joined to ferers ; one of the first re-victualling of the corvette.
but hardly had the anchor dropped, victims of which was M. Labiche, the Uno Rio, the eldest son and succes, when a furious storm began to cause second lieutenant, an officer full of me- sor of Tamabama, enjoyed at that time the corvette to drive: there was not a rit, and of the most amiable character. but a badly-established authority. The moment to be lost in cutting the cable, This was the second loss of the kind chiefs compelled to submit to the arms and setting sail with all speed, in orduring the voyage, and it was keenly of his father, raising extraordinary pre- der to get out of the Bay, by skirting felt.
tensions, caused him to dread an ap- at a very short distance the rocks and After having visited several of the proaching war. He came with his breakers which lie upon its north point. Caroline isles, which are not pointed wives and a numerous suite on board
This dreadful tempest lasted for two out on the maps, and having received the Urania, on the occasion of the bap- days, and made the corvette drift conthroughout the most flattering recep- tism of one of the principal chiefs of siderably to the northward; which detion from the islanders, M. de Freyci- the island. That ceremony was per- termined M. de Freycinet to bear up net arrived, on the 17th of May, in sight formed with much pomp by the Abbé for the Falkland Islands, in sight of of the Isle of Guam, and cast anchor Quelin, chaplain of the vessel.
which they arrived on the 14th of Feon the night of the same day in the The Sandwich Islands were, like the bruary, according to their reckoning, roadstead of Humata. This delay, Marianne, the object of the assiduous but the 13th according to European and that which the corvette made at researches of M. de Freycinet and of time, they having gained a day in cirPort San Louis in the same island, re- the officers under his command. Nu cumnavigating the globe. * stored health to the crew; thanks to merous observations were made in Our readers are already acqnainted with the generous eagerness with which the search of the magnetic equator, and the loss of the Urania, in consequence of strikgovernor, Don Jose de Medinillo y its inflexions, in the Great Ocean. ing on a sunken rock, at the entrance of French Pineda, anticipated all the wants of On the 30th of August the Urania Bay, in the Falkland Islands, and of their bethe expedition, by procuring them re- sailed for Port Jackson, passing through brought first to Rio Janeiro, and afterwards to
ing taken off by an American whaler, and fresbinents and comforts of all kinds. the islands of the Austral Polynesia. Havre de Grace, where they arrived in safety,
In expectation that more detailed ac- 7th. The barometrical variations ing from our places of public worship, counts (proceeds the narrative) will could not be observed with precision, in his second essay on the Fine Arts*. make kuown all the importance of their except in the places which they touch- You muy be assured, Mr. Editor, labours, it will soffice to give a rapid ed at. The results of them have been that Tyro as I am, I have not the arroglance at them.
consigned to a particular register. gance to advance iny opinions as per1st. The observations on the pendu- 8th. It was not possible to observe tectly just; but am induced rather to lum, which formed one of the principal the tides and currents, except at a state my sentiments, to the end of harobjects of the voyage, have been made small number of points; but the data ing my scruples removed, together with the greatest care at every place acquired at Rio Janeiro, at the isle of wiih the clouds of ignorance and prewhere they stopped, and in every situa- France, at Rawak, and at Guam, are judice that may
intele tion throughout the voyage which would not without interest.
lectual faculties. permit. · The stations where these ex- gth. The number of charts formed Now, I confess I am not only an adperiments were made are nine in num- during the voyage is about thirty. A mirer of the Fine Arts, but would ber, viz. Rio Janeiro (first stay); the part of them have already been com- consider it an honour to be in any way Cape of Good Hope; Port Louis, in pleted; but the whole of the materials instrumental in supporting and encouthe Isle of France; the Island of Ra-collected on this subject, and classed raging them. However, 1 deem it a wak; the Island Guam; the Island of with great care, will give every facility mystery how painting could ever af, Mowa, in the Sandwich Isles; Port desirable for carrying on this work. ford support to piety or devotion, and Jackson; the Falkland Islands; and 10th. Notwithstanding the ship-I much doubt if the sensations or senat Rio Janeiro (second stay).
wreck at the Malouin or Falkland Is-timents produced from contemplating 2d. Each day during the voyage, lands, which caused the loss of eigh- the best executed or happiest cove two officers, at least, took by rotation teen cases of specimens of natural his- ceived painting, are either those of pi. the necessary astronomical observations tory, there remain still about forty. ety or devotion, such as are inculcated to ascertain the situation of the vessel | These contain a great number of speci
in the holy Scriptures. at sea, and, on shore, the positions of mens out of the three kingdoms of na- Long may the arts flourish, and long the different observatories ; to regulate ture; and especially almost the whole may painting be our national boast, the chronometers, &c. All these ob of those which were collected at the -numerous may the shrines be that are servations have been transcribed into Marianne Islands, yet little known in devoted to it, and numerous its devojournals destined for that purpose. that respect to natnralists.
may the pure spirit of devo3d. The magnetic phenomena were 11th. The number of drawings tion and piety be ever instilled and at the same time the object of constant inade during the voyage amounts to firmly fixed in the heart of every Briand multiplied studies, as well at sea several hundreds; the greater part ad. ton, from the contemplation of the inas in all the places which they touched mirable for the beauty of the situati- spired word of God, and the boundat. They comprise observations on the ons which they represent, or for the less productions of nature; and may magnetic declination and inclination; correctness of the portraits, and the music ever lend her aid to raise the on the intensity of both when tried by graces of their composition.
soul in ecstacy to anticipate the joys the horizontal needle, or the needle of 12th. In short, 'the observations on
of beaven ! inclination; and also on the hourly and the manners and custoins of the
It is much to be feared, that having
peoperiodical variations in the declination. ple whom they visited, have been cold in our view objects so capable of ar
4th. Comparative observations on lected in very great number by all the resting our attention and exciting our the temperature of the air, with that of officers employed in the expedition. adıniration as the finely executed paintthe sea at its surface, were made every All of them have been drawn up in ings of our great professors, would ra. two hours during the whole course of the the same spirit, and after the
ther interfere with the proper discharge voyage. This considerable mass of re
plan, in order that they may connect of our devotional duties, if not greatly sults may be useful to determine the themselves easily with the general ac- endanger us, by inducing os imperisothermic lines on the terrestrial globe. count of the voyage.
cepribly to pay greater adoration to 5th. More than sixty specimens of It is above all to be remarked, that the works of the creature, than worsea-water, taken in the seas which they this is the first expedition of the shipping the creator. traversed, were put into as many flasks, kind, in which all the scientific opera
Principiis obsta' is a motto we perfectly sealed up, in order to be ana- tions have been performed entirely by should do well to bear in mind at all lysed on their return. Each flask was officers attached to the service of the times. Who knows but that, at :ast, labelled with the latitude and longitude Royal Marine of France.-Phil. Mag.
the mists of our natural prejudices of the spot where the water was drawn.
may be so far cleared away, and we 6th. À meteorological journal kept
become so rehved in our sentiments of exery hour during the whole voyage, Original Communications. devotiol, that Mr. W. H. Parry may will show in methodical order all the
deem it expedieut to suygest the proobservations on the thermometer, the
priety of introducing scenic apostobarometer, and the hydrometer, which
ON PAINTINGS IN CHURCHES.
lic representations, and scriptural en. they made both by sea and land. They
To the Editor of the Literary Chronicle. actments, at the shrine and altar of will also show the indications of the Sir,-Sorry am I to enter my pro
our temples, by some of the theatrical prevailing winds, and their degrees of test against the sentiments of a person of characters
, whom he has criticised with force, the electrical and aërial phæno- so great and noble inental endowments such keen discrimination, as most.com mena, &c.
as your able and elegant essayist, w.H. genial with the taste of refined religiwith most of the collections made during the Parry, wher: I find him deploring the ou; while our priesthood shall As exo voyageSee Literary Chronicle, No. 64. banishment of the ornaments of paint
* Literary Chronicle, No. 90.
communicated from the desk and the struction must strike every one capa- upon reflection he will condemn himnpulpit.
ble of reflection with admiration, but self, and his suffering will be in proli would afford me great satisfaction to the philanthropist or to the intelli- portion to his internal sensibility. to see the subject discussed and eluci- gent and benevolent practical anato- That the laws of nature compel a dated by some of your enlightened mist, I leave it to be deservedly eulo- man to action cannot be denied, and readers, who may be more competent gized, and pass to the position, that so far as he is compelled, he cannot than, Sir,
with the general use and physical pro- severely condemn himself ; but the Your constant reader perties of the body all are sufficiently principal actions of life, which result Narbeth, Feb. 5, 1821. E. Perce,* acquainted to acknowledge, that it is from the imagination, are not acts of
capable of a state of composure, hap- necessity, consequently matters of HAPPINESS DEPENDENT ON
piness, sorrow, and wretchedness. My choice, and these chiefly affect his state OURSELVES.
opinion being that these sensations, of being whether comfortable or other. To the Editor of the Literary Chronicle. though resulting from the mind, a me- wise ; hence I conclude that a man's
SIR, -The writer who desires to be taphysical essence, are still generally happiness or misery depends princi. popular will avoid touching upon any subject to our own control, and I shall pally upon himself. I am, &c.
Feb. 10, 1820.
D. G. sułoject which the many' seldom take attempt to shew that the assumption is into consideration, but he who writes not totally without foundation. from principle will find pleasure in ob
Sensation is the proof of existence, taining the atteation of an intelligent and the complicated phenomena of sen
Original Criticisms circle, whether they approve or con- sation, or feeling, I have never seen fademn his theory. The admirable spi- miliarly or sufficiently explained. Of The Principal Performers of the Theatres
Royal Drury Lane 8 Covent Garden. nit in which your paper is conduct. the external senses, we are told, there ed, induces me to offer my humble are five; their existence is admitted,
No. XI.-MRS. EGERTON. assistance to diversify its columns, and, and little more, in general, is thought believe ine, should this effort
, prove the immediate effect of our state of Passions like chaos in confusion lie;
upon the subject. Are not these senses Fix'd in one frame of features, glare of eye, worthy of acceptance, I shall feel
peculiar pleasure in its being placed on re
Her voice no touch of harmony adınits, existence? Some possess them all in
Irregularly deep, and shrill by fits.' cord in the Literary Chronicle.
a věry acute degree: see better, hear A theologian of somne celebrityt de-quicker, feel sooner, taste more exqui- Among the many various changes scribes man to be made up of three sitely, and scent more immediately than which are constantly taking place in essences: the substantial or physical; perso:is in general ; and, that these are
our great city, those in theatric life are the internal, or moral or metaphysical; the judgment, must beallowed, though who would imagine that Mrs. Egerton,
all, more or less, under the control of not the least wonderful. For instance, tration, that you inay destroy the body still subject to the general laws of na- the inimitable representative of Meg in lingering tortures, set, while life
ture. The senses thus spoken of are Merrilies, &c. was in the habit of enactthe
admitted to be the outjoard senses, but ing, eight or ten years since, the tender continue not only uninjured but rise to still they form only one branch of sen. love-sick Juliet, and other characters
sation. its highest point of excellence; and
By the light of the mind, of a similar nature. This lady partithat, although the internal properties which is the essence of life, and the cularly excels in depicting the fierce, naturally die with the body which they stood by the light which is obtained voice, which was once soft and melo
cause of which life is not to be under the majestic, and the malignant. Hir mains, and will for ever remain, inde from it, the internal senses may be dis- dious, has now acquired considerable structible. These ontlines I consider covered : a sense of feeling, a will, me force and power; indeed, her whole safficiently clear to be generally admit-mory, imagination, and judgment. appearance is well adapted for those ted, but to the inquiring inind not suf-When inan is perfect in his kind, he
vigorous and companding characters ficiently minute; they give no idea of
has all these inward and outward senses which she has of late years assuined. man's means of action, they develop
in perfection-a circumstance of rare Her Helen Macgregor, calling forth none of the causes which prompt him occurrence. This being the constitution almost masculine powers, and affording to pursue a particular course, nor do
man, every event may be referred to so much scope for the contemptuous they define any thing but that which these qualities. By means of the judg. disdain of a haughty spirit, is an adthe practice and habits of mankind ment, aided by the experience of me- mirable performance, though, we think, seem to admit. In attempting to go cise of this reason, he discovers his own cit, whose representation is entitled to
mory, a man has reason ; by the exer- she finds a powerful rival in Mrs. Faufarther, I am not without hope that the subject may excite inore able
worth or worthlessness, his consistency the warmest possible eulogy.-- Her lay open the constraction of the hu- or inconsistency; and this forms con- Madge Wildfire possesses considerable man frame, so that man may at length ing ever operative when the body is excellent, but in this character she is
science ; and the light of the mind be merits ; her dying scene is particularly know himself. Our wonderful con
awake, man is of necessity compelled certainly far surpassed by Miss Cope• We coufess that we differ much in opini- to see his own actions. The imagina- land. Mrs. Egerton is much too old, have always regretted that the plan suggested tion or inventive quality may be consi- nor does her voice possess that sweetness by Sir Joshua Reynolds and Mr. West, for adorn- dered as the cause of his tappiness or which the wild yet plaintive airs of the ing the iaterior of our temples with appropriate inisery, for if it prompt his will to de- heart-broken Madge require. But paintings, was not carried into effect. -ED.
cree in opposition to his memory and whatever admiration her performance tive pieces, argument shouid have weight, not judgment, i.e. his reason, to which he of these characters may elicit, she cer
is often induced by external sensation, tainly far surpasses those exertions in
her exqnisite delineation of Meg Merri- ly the pain of witnessing representa- the best representative of the day. She lies. Here she possesses no equal ; in- tions which neither' reflect credit on imparts wonderful effect to the fein deed, her judicious action, her com- herself or the theatre.
passages of Emelia, nor will we forget manding figure and powerful voice,
the force she gives to the repulsive displace her far above all her competitors.
gusting character of Goneril, or her
No. XII.-MRS. GLOVER. We can conceive nothing of its kind
excellence in the haughty Tullia. On finer than her attitnde, when, standing than what she chooses.' _SHAKESPEARE.
“Her faults in her seem what she cannot change, her performance of Queen Margaret, on an eminence, she beholds Hatteraick
in Richard IIT. we can bestow almost and his party about to attack Henry Malgré her unwieldly person, we con- unqualified praises. There are, perBertram; when she waves her hand to fess we cannot but experience a great haps, few things finer or more affecting the gipsies, they really appear to shrink degree of pleasure in witnessing Mrs. than the scene ia which she takes leave from her as something super-human; Glover's performances. In exhibiting of her children, when they are torn her sudden exclamation, and what cool contemptuous defiance, as in Es from her by the mandate of the tyrant; d’ye fear froin her,' on finding Glossin tifania, for instance, or downright vi- it is only to be excelled by her lamenand Hatteraick conversing about her, rulence or anger, affecting coolness, es tation after their murder, or the keen has its due effect; but her masterpiece in Mrs. Oakley, her features can as- and cutting irony with which she anis the mingled look of rage, exultation, sume a vixen-like expression that ac
swers Gloster's interrogatories. · Mrs. and convulsive
agony, which she casts cords admirably with the character she Glover's figure is now much too large on the smuggler in her dying moments; is representing Indeed, we have no and matronly to represent youthful it is indeed the acmé of inelodramatic actress any way equal to her in either of characters or passions. We trust that, perfection. But if Mrs. Egerton is these parts. We think her Estifania for the future, she will relinquish such once put out of this peculiar line, like will never be surpassed; her easy and characters, as Donna Violante, Flora, some other of our principal performers, unrivalled assurance chills even the in the Midnight Hour,' Mrs. Racket, her conception has no boldness of fancy, impudence of the Copper Captain.&c. &c. which are neither suited to her no prominence, no variety ; she cannot She makes the character the most age or abilities. W. H. PARRY. express inore than simple passions ; her amusing Jezebel that ever trod the grief is a monotonous incessant whine, stage; she positively leads her husband Original Poetry. and her dignity is comprised in a lofty up and down by the nose, cheats, and toss of the head, and a sudden elevation fairly laughs at him to his face, and
EPIGRAM of the voice. We know but of one actually convinces him that he has been On hearing that Miss Dance is expected to apcharacter in tragedy which she plays fooled for his own good. Were Cooke pear in Tragedy at Covent Garden. finely; we allude to Elvira; she pour- himself to rise from the grave, he could THERE's nothing novel in this age trays this part in all the fierce carica- not abuse his enemy with more bitter
To see a dance upon the stage;: ture of the original. Regan is a cha contemptuous sarcasm, than Mrs. Glo.
But 'twill, indeed, be novelty
TOBIT. . racter which can never be rendered ef. ver rails at my • Mahound cousin.'fective on the stage, but through the Never were the advantages of inpu
THE FASHIONABLE MISSES. excellence of its representative; Mrs. dence so happily pourtrayed. Second Egerton, however, contrives to look, only to her excellence in this character,
"I make the cap but not the head to wear it."
Q. IN THE CORNER. dress, and act the character more like is her inimitable representation of the
AN EPISTLE TO a waiting woman, than the proud, vin- jealousy and hysteric violence of Mrs. You say I've not written--you know not how dictive, unnatural daughter of old Lear. l'Oakley; our attention is kept intensely longHer performance of Laura, in the tra- alive by the airs she gives herself, and Either sonnet, epistle, or little love song
Tho' I once was so partial to prosing, gedy of Montalto, did not please us; her fantastic behaviour in the situations
That my nuse and myself have been dozing. there was much scope for good acting, in which she is placed. She makes an But were I to tell you what sights I have seen, particularly in the concluding scenes ; admirable Mrs. Candour; so excel- How much in gay circles I lately have been,her despair, on finding her ambitious lently does she manage her voice and Among charming ladies, who deem themselves designs blighted, as well as her subse- countenance, that her scandal carries If the world can but see them fantastie’ly drest; quent remorse, might have afforded an complete conviction to all around her. 'In feathers and furbelows, Anunces and lace ample field for a display of genius, Her humour is admirably adapted for Neglecting the mind to embellish the face but Mrs. Egerton was seized with a fit this affectation of truth, and is of that You'd forgive me, and say, tbat I'd plenty to do, of indolent languor, and gave us no- dry nature, which a casual observer And excuse me for not having written to you. thing, but a caricature of Meg Mer- would naturally mistake for seriousness. You know Mr. G«? he's as honest a man rilies in its worst form. In the Coun- Although she is rather too embonpoint,
As e'er got a fortune by prosperous trade ;tess de Morville, in the new melodrame she contrives to give every fascination
Well, his daughters--sweet creatures would
die if a man of Thérèse,' she has a trifling charac- and blandishment to the execrable
(Unless in fine clothes he an overture made,) ter, and plays it as badly as possible. Millwood; perhaps its only fault is a Were to give them a glance, and a kiss_lack This lady is certainly a very limited ac- too strict resemblance to nature. We ah, me! tress; in comedy she completely fails: have, in a former number, observed, (From a tradesman) eternal perdition would be! indeed, we are astonished why she so that 'all our actresses completely fail in Miss Susan is tall, and considered genteel
been; often appears before us in such parts as Lady Macbeth; we shall, therefore, and some say her sister has got the best heel Miss Vortex, Mrs. Changeable, Clarin- without expatiating more fully on Mrs. (of her foot they say nothing)--that ever da, &c. We delight to see her in her Glover's performance of the character, wild and fanciful characters, but as content ourselves with observing, that, Thus pair'd, they together with statelineis these performances can necessarily oc- however short she may fall of Siddonial with yes, mem, and was he, he,'-the chief cur but seldom, we have too frequent- lexcellence or grandeur, she is decidedly of their talk,
If they meet with a neighbour that's willing to er praise, and exhibits great skill and sincerity of heart which she can so well
chatAs they glance first on this side and then upon worih, and as the story must be well Varney was very spirited, and her in
judgment. This is the case with Kenil- express: her treatment of the miscreant But if—as they once were the person they known to all our readers, we shall not terview with the Queen in the garden meet,
detail it. We need only observe that at Kenilworth, in which the dread of Who hails them with how-d'-ye-do'—in the the tale is closely followed during the exposing her husband so chastened her
whole drama up to the catastrophe, in indignation at Varney, was admirably Be humble in life-- what a stigma 't would be, To be seen by the world in such low company.
which Mr. Dibdin has ventured an al- performed. Bengough supported the When a party they give, not a tradesman is teration, which is certainly an improve- dignity of England's proudest earl; there
ment. The piece opens with a scene and Fitzwilliam was quite at home in No weigher of sugar-no dresser of hair
at the Black Bear Ion, is thence trans. the double character of Lawrence No ladies who throw the steel bar to and from ferred to Tony Foster's house, and Goldthred, the cutting mercer of That both these sweet misses are dying to wed, the whole of the interesting incidents Abingdon, and the coscomb, NichoAnd care not how soon they by Hymen are led. relating to the Countess of Leicester, las Blount. Wyatt elicited much apIf vulgar mechanics were ever allow'd -her interviews with her lord, with plause in the braggadocio, Michael To mingle with fashion's immaculate crowd,
his follower Varney, and Tressilian,-Lambourné; and Miss Copeland And they were, by chance, their professions to her escape from Cumnor, and her meet- played Janet Foster very prettily. The Oh! how would some people recover their ing with the Queen in the gardens of other characters were well sustained. shame?
Kenilworth, are given in the very lan- The dresses are quite appropriate, and Dear creatures to fancy esteem can be caught, guage of the romance. The adventures carry us back at once to the 'glorious Like light on a mirror, by beauty alone; That blaze of attraction, where delicate thought Smith at Cumnor-at court, and at scenery is very excellent.
of Tressilian at the inn—with Wayland days of good Queen Bess;' and the On a brow of divinity raises her throne !
The piece The world might a lesson these pretty ones' Kenilworth, are introduced with the was received with immense applause, teach
same fidelity. The reconciliation of and will, no doubt, long continue a fa(And aequirements are surely not out of their Leicester and Sussex, by the Queen, vourite.
reach;) That the mind should be sikaped to perfection tection of the unfortunate Amy, are has also produced its Kenilworth, -her visit to Kenilworth, and her
ADELPHI THEATRE.—This house before, The mass of a moment they're bade to adore ! all retained in the drama. We now which is well got up and well played ; A butterfly's wing in its gay colours drest, come to the last scene, in which our and, what to the proprietors is of still How beautiful, ere by the finger 'tis prest
well attended But stript of its fine painted feathershow few readers will recollect, that the countess more importance is Would admire the gay thing as in sunshine it is, by the novelist, made to fall down a every night. fiew!
trap-door designedly left open from her EAST LONDON THEATRE. - The And she, who imagines that beauty – frail apartment, into a dreadful abyss be company of this house has lately rething !
low. This scene in the drama is man-ceived a great acquisition in the perWill always attract, and never take wingTuat exquisite features affection will bind
aged with great skill; there is a cu- son of a Mr. Serle, who is acting the Without the sweet charm of a well tutor'a riously constructed mechanical stair- prominent characters in the most pomind,
case, which ascends to the apartments pular' of our standard tragedies. We Will find, at the last, to her sorrow, that she, of the countess ; Varney, before he saw him on Monday evening in the. Like the butterfly's wing, disregarded will be ! You need not a lesson, dear girl of my heart,
lowers the trap-door, goes up to see if character of Romeo, and were really To teach thee to play a divinity's part:
the countess is in her rooin. In the very much pleased with him. His pere To charm and be loved thou wert given to me
mean time, Janet Foster gets the key, formance of the character was respecFor knowledge are blended in thee!
and winds down the trap-door, in order table throughout, and, in some scenes, WILFORD.
to aid the countess in her escape. highly effective. Mrs. Payne's Juliet,
Varuey, unconscious of it, falls into the also, deserves a very favourable notice ; The Brama.
spare he had prepared for the countess, in the last scene, where she recovers
and the Earl of Leicester, arriving at from her sleep, she surpassed any thing SURREY Theatre.—The populari- the moment, rescues his wife.
we could expect to witness in a minor ty of the novels attributed to Sir Wal. The piece, which is got up with great theatre. ter Scott, and the success of Mr. Dib- splendour, combines the whole strength. din in adapting them to the stage, at- of the Surrey company, and is extremetracted a very crowded and elegant au.ly well acted. England's Maiden Literature and Science. dience to this theatre on Wednesday Queen' was admirably personified by night, to witness the first representa- Mrs. Dibdin, who looked and acted Deafness cured. - The Narrateur de tion of a new grand melodrarnatic his the character to the life. In her rea la Meuse states that M. Delau, a doctorical romance, under the title of Ke- bukes of the haughty Leicester, her tor of medicine, established at Mibiel, nilcorth, or the Countess of Leicester,' jealousy, and the assertion of her perforated with dexterity and success founded on the so recently published power as Queen of England, she gave the mealus audiotrius on Mademoiselle romance of that name. When Mr. great effect. The villain Varney af. Bivier, aged sixteen, and the Sieur Dihdin produced his Heart of Mid forded Huntley an excellent opportu- Toussaint, aged twenty-eight, both till Lothian,' he modestly disclaimed every nity of displaying his talents and judg. then deaf and dumb. The girl takes other merit save that of an amanuensis; ment. Miss Taylor appeared to much notice of the least sounds, and begins but we think that a faithful condensa- advantage in the Countess of Leices to articulate words. She is incessantly
The young tion of the story of the incidents of ter; the struggle between her affection humming various airs. three volumes into an acting drama of for her husband and her duty to her fa- man hears as well as his comrades, and three hours, is entitled to a much high-ther, displayed all that tenderness and makes constant efforts to pronounce all