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my father so humanely took up his —' An ass carries mysteries,'—which upon being allowed a certain stipend cause, with which view he made a vo-Cornelius Agrippa, of erudite memory, for his trouble. Some of my readers, luminous compilation of all the favour-who has written an elaborate panegy, while reflecting upon the il success able traits which history records of his ric on this animal, refers to the conspi- which has attended so many modern character. He even went to the ex- cuous part he acted in carrying our Sa- professors (those of both universities tent of uniting, in one digest, all the viour io Jerusalem, and to which di- not excepted) in a similar enterprise, anecdotes and bon mols that have, at vive example it is, perhaps, owing, may be apt here to exclaimvarious times, been ascribed to the ass; that the impostor Muhammed is relat- Quid dignum tanto feret hic promissor hiatu ? and at the head of the latter stood his ed by some of his biographers to have However, without stopping to notice celebrated speech to the prophet Ba- taken his journey to heaven on an ass. this cavil, wbich would imply that our laam, which, if duly considerd in all Nor was the apparently sacred character hero was not a whit wiser than asses in its bearings, few of this animal's orato- of this animal confined to the christian general, I proceed to mention, that the rical namesakes, even within the walls and muhammedan religions :—for Apu. monarch, to whom this proposal was of St. Stephen's, have since surpassed. leius has recorded, that he was also ad- made, took our learned pedagogue at

It cannot be expected, that, within mitted to the mysteries of the Egyptian bis word, demanding merely, on his the limits to which I am confined, I deity, Isis ; and his very head, we read, own part of the contract, that the said should be able to retail even the sub- was an object of worship amongst the professor should consent to be hanged stance of all my father's curious lucu- Nauplians, who held him in grateful in the event of his failure. There was, brations. I shall content myself

, veneration, for having first, by browsing as may well be imagined, something therefore, with extracting from them a their vines, taught them the art of excessively outré, as well as unexpected, few of the most important testimonies pruning. As a proof of the reverence, in this stipulation ; but there was no as to those qualities, which historians, in which he was formerly held in the alternative. Our monarch was one of contrary to vulgar misrepresentation, Romish church, it is only pecessary to those facetious characters, yclept absoassign to this much abused quadruped. mention the • Feast of the Ass,' of lute sovereigns, and accordingly insistThe first that occur, relate to his cou- which a full account is given by Du ed on bis condition being performed to rage, some extraordinary instances of Cange. From this it appears, that the the very letter:—aut Cæsar aut nullus, which are recorded by oriental writers. ceremony.

several

was to be the fate of the astounded proIn Mesopotamia, in particular, it is churches in France, and was originally fessor. Many a man, in such a desreported to have been so great, that he established in commemoration of the perate dilemma; would have had rewas never known to turn his back on Virgin's flight from Egypt. The chief course to the remedy so well known in the enemy; on which account the very | actor in the scene was, on this solemn this happy country'; but our precepname of this animal carried with it, in occasion, caparisoned in the richest tor unfortunately was no Englishman, popular usage, an idea of human per- style, and on his back was seated a and chose rather to depend upon fection, and was actually borne by one young girl, superbly attired, with an chances, than rush at once on a disaof the Moslem princes of the Ommi-infant in her arms. In this form the greeable reality, for which he had no dan dynasty, as one of his highest ho- ass was led in procession to the altar, sort of relish, notwithstanding the exnours. In Égypt also, at this very day, where high mass was celebrated with ample of the renowned Cato himself. the nobleness of this animal's carriage, all the pomp and splendour of the He accordingly set about his enterand the vigour and beauty of his paces, popish religion. The ass was also in- prise with becoming earnestness, and are in such esteem, that he is employ- structed to kneel at the proper periods with a confidence, that might seem to ed to carry persons of the highest rank, of the service; a hymn, in every way be inspired by an anticipation of certain and even the wives of the beys, in pre- worthy of the occasion, wàs chaunted success, consoling himself inwardly, ference to the horse himself. But it in his praise. Finally, at the conclu- however, with the hope, that, before the musţ here be observed, that the ass has sion of the ceremony, the priest, in or- expiration of the time allotted for the always been more signalized for the der to confer on the animal all possible completion of his task, either the king, qualities now mentioned, in the east honour, dismissed the congregation by the ass, or himself might be no more. than in this part of the world, a gir. braying three times, and received from What the event was the historian has cunstance which has been ascribed by them in return, instead of the custo- enviously concealed from us; but, when some naturalists to the superior warmth mary responses, a valedictory greeting it is considered that the celebrated Amand dryness of the oriental countries, of the like melodious description. monius of Alexandria enrolled the ass and which agrees with Pliny's observa

Arcades ambo, among the students of his academy, it tion, when he describes the ass as an

Et cantare pares, et respondere purati.

may not unreasonably be inferred, that animal • frigoris muximè impatiens.' We have already seen the genuine our learned professor succeeded suffiWe may, therefore, reasonably con- character of the ass vindicated from the ciently to elude the gripe of the execuclude, that whatever we find of dege. imputation of cowardice, to which it has tioner, and especially as his pupil is so neracy in his disposition, in these cold- been so long and so unjustly exposed. well known to possess, in an eminent er regions, has been occasioned by his I shall now adduce an anecdote from degree, the qualification, which Horace removal from those climates, which among my father's store, which will, 1 appropriates to Grecians, or, as we alone are congenial with the display think, prove that this animal's prover- should here say, learners of Greek. of his natural qualities.

bial reputation for stupidity is little Another reinarkable particular, re- short of a gross calumny. -A certain

Musa loqui.lating to this insulted quadruped, is learned professor, but of what country Who, that bath ever heard the ass in the mysterious and soniewhat sacred the narative makes no mention, once all the majestic energy of his eloquence, character he has borne from the most undertook to instruct an ass in the will deny him the full praise of vocia remote times. Hence the old proverb Goek tongue within a limited period, ferating ore rotundo?

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I shall merely observe, in addition GIVE THE SPRING A CHORUS. of vigorous original genius. It is the to these few particulars of my father's

Now the mowers cut the grass,

test and proof of genius to rise with the favourite quadruped, that his name

And the crop is tedding;

subject, and this Chantrey always does,

Now the clouds in splendour pass, has, in various countries, been bor

but never more strikingly than in the

And the leaves are spreading. rowed as a mark of high honour. Be- Young and lovely,-old and grey,

present instance. sides the case of the Moslem prince, Give to Spring a chorus ;

No. 1132, The Bust of the Maralready noticed, one of the first Patri- Dance your hearty roundelay

quis of Londonderry,' is a splendid efcian families of Rome bore the name

Summer is before us !

fort of art. The person and the counof Asinari, and, no doubt, well me

Fruits are ripening on their trees,

tenance of his lordship are highly farited this enviable distinction.. More

And the swallows diving ;

vourable to the sculptor, and so happily

Flocks with lambs in pastoral ease, — than one illustrious family of Great Insects skill contriving ;

have these been represented, that we Britain also, to their infinite credit, Waters near their shady hues,

should almost have thought his lordship quarter the ass's head on their family Skies are blue before us,

had been modelled while engaged in an shield. And so honourable did our

And, since this is Summer's news,

animated debate in Parliament, instead

J.R.P. hero's panegyrist, Cornelius Agrippa,

Give to Spring a chorus !

of when quietly sitting in Mr. Chanbefore cited, deem the appellation, that

trey's studio. The fine manly features

SONNET TO HOPE. he has not hesitated to apply it to the

of this statesman beam with life and inholy apostles themselves. Who, after

In anticipation of Parting.

telligence. The flesh, the hair, and this, shall use the naine as a term of To live from one, best loved of all her kind,

the draperies, are all as distinctly

To bear a dreary distance, measured space, obloquy or derision? At least, who Stretching its length beyond the strong eye's have been by the painter. This is an

inarked in the marble as they could shall dare to assert, that the ass of the trace! world is not a far more contemptible Ah! thought distressful ; come, thou solace, effort of art in which Chantrey is un

bind creature than the one that browses the

rivalled. Jo point of delicacy of exethistle

These breaking heartstrings; come, sweet cution, this bust is superior to any

Hope! efface

Each anxious fear, and calm the troubled mind, thing of modern times.
Original Poetry. Which, losing thee, can no true comfort find. No. 1134, • The Bust of W. Words-

One cheering beam can speedily dispel worth, Esq. The countenance of the

The heaviest gloom that shades the darkest Lake Poet is rather of a reflective than SONG.

hour; When midnight o'er the azure deep So, when two voices falter with farewell,

an observing character, more expresSpreads wide her silken veil, Do thou thy most delicious influence pour ;

sive of philosophic contemplation than And zephyrs light its bosom sweep,

Blend with the future memory of the past ; vigour of imagination. The profile is And kiss the shiv'ring sail;

Sweeten the fond embrace; the kiss, the warm- not unlike that of Locke, but with The weary sea boy o'er the how,

est and the last!

L. In musing sadness hends,

less intensity of mind and dignity of And chides the wave that rolls below,

aspect. The bust is remarkable for And parts him from his friends.

Fine Arts.

truth of conception, fidelity of outline, But should warm fancy o'er his soul

and simplicity of execution. Her magic sweetness shed,

ROYAL ACADEMY.

Nos, 1126, 1128, 1131, 1136, and He eyes no more the billow's roll,

We have always considered the Model 1139, are well-executed busts by the Its dangers all have fled. Sweet prospects in his bosom rise

Academy, if not the most interesting, same artist, of the Hon. Walter CharOf many a future day,

at least the most original part of the teris; Mr. Phillips, R. A. a very spiritWhen home again shall bless his eyes, exhibition at Somerset House, and we ed head; a gentleman ; the Bishop of And love each care repay.

hurry with pleasure from the host of Rochester; and Sir Anthony HamSAM SPRITSAIL.

unknown ladies and gentlemen, whose mond. All these bespeak the skill

unmeaning faces have puzzled the of a master, but they do not call for ENIGMA. I've swam in the water and flown thro' the air, aniinated productions of a Chantrey. painter's skill, to have a peep at the particular observation.

Westmacott has only two subjects I've a body transparent and round, And sometimes I tell you the thoughts of the This great sculptor, for so he really is, in the exhibition, No. 1084, Resig fair,

has no fewer than eight busts in the nation ;' a statue in marble, which, Though I never yet utter'd a sound. exhibition: Among these, the most though a work of considerable merit, The bumble in station, by my friendly aid, prominent, both in point of execu- both as to conception and execution,

Have great riches and honours acquired : tion and the celebrity of the indivi- does not please us so much as one on While some to the prison's darle cells I've be- duals, must be placed those of Sir the same subject by Flaxman, gene

tray'd, Who at length on the gallows expir’d.

Walter Scott, the Marquis of London- rally known by the name of Thy Will I stand by the judge when declaring the laws, derry, and Mr. Wordsworth.

be Done;' a sentiment so beautifully His words pierce the poor criminal's heart;

No. 1133, The Bust of Sir Walter expressed. And, in fact, our courts ne'er decided a cause Scott,' would alone stamp the charac- No. 1085, "A Hindoo Girl;' a staIn which I have not taken a part.

ter of Chantrey as a sculptor. He re- tue in marble, being part of a monuIn the senate, where eloquence brilliantly flows, ally seems to have been inspired with ment to be erected' at Calcutta, in I have always secured a seat;

his subject, and has made the poet of memory of A. Colvin, Esq. This is And in the old attics where poets repose, chivalry and of nature live in marble. an excellent performance, by. WestWith me you may constantly meet.

No one can look on this bust without macott, who has imparted great interIn forming of riddles I'm frequently used, feeling that it is one of no ordinary in- est to the figure of the girl, whose sim

And perhaps it will not be ainiss,
In order that you may be better amused,

dividual. It possesses an eye of ro- plicity of character, and natural attiTo declare that I helped to make this. mantic and intellectual observation, tude, are well expressed. April, 182L.

WILLIAM. and the whole countenance is expressive No. 1086, Caledon and Amelia;'

shook

groupe in marble; C. Rossi, R. A.markable for vigour and spirit than fe-dows, which open into the saloon. This is the best production in the minine delicacy.

Over the portico, is a frame of circular poetic department in the academy. No. 1125. Bast of the Right Hon. windows, which give light to the galleThe moment chosen is very judicious. George Canning;' W. Spence. This ries and upper parts of the house. The It is when the ill-fated maiden hears, distinguished statesman should apply whole frontage is stuccoed, in imitation in the dreadful' voice of the storm, her for an injunction, to prevent his ex- of plain stone, and is unosteatatiously untimely summons to the grave, and pressive countenance from being cari- neat and elegant. when

catured, as it is in the present instance. The entrances to the boxes and pit In vain assuming love, and confidence

No. 1150. • Bust of Charles Phil- are far more commodious than they In Heaven, repress'd her fear; it grew and lips, Esq.;' C. Mour. A very rational were in the old theatre, and the descent Her frame near dissolution.'

looking face, and yet very like the 'ce- to the pit is considerably less. The

lebrated Irish barrister, who, we un interior is extremely beautiful, and the To portray such a scene is a task of derstand, is now ready and willing to proscenium, with an elegantly painted great difficulty; but the artist has sur- display his oratorical talents in the ceiling, particularly excite admiration, mounted it, and the story is so told English law courts.

We wish him There are two tiers of boxes, built geo. that it is impossible to mistake it; the employment and success.

metrically, with projecting fronts, un moral beauty is exquisite; the purity, No. 1152. Night producing Æther supported by pillars, so that the view fondness, and shrinking timidity of this and the Day: the agony of Hesiod;' of the stage is completely unobstruct. stranger to offence and inward storm,' J. E. Hinchcliff. This is an attempt ed, and the elegant frequenters of this is most happily represented, by giving to embody a very difficult subject; part of the theatre will add conspicuto this part of the marble the most and, although we cannot say it is quite ously to the beauty of the coup

d'ail. tremulous and sensitive expression, successful, yet the group is graceful, Behind the front part of the second while the violence of the storm is de- and displays much genius as well as tier, extending the whole width of the scribed with equal felicity in its effect good taste.

house, is a commodious saloon, taste. on the drapery. The confidence and Nos. 1153. "Sisyphus;' a sketch ; fully fitted up. Even with the lower manly assurance of the lover, who 153. A Faun;' and 1154, • David gallery, which is very spacious, are finds his safety to be near 'bis love, and rescuing the Lamb from the Lion;' slips, so constructed as to leave the view thus to clasp perfection,' is given J. Gott -are all very creditable pro- from the gallery entirely open from with an elevation of feeling which apductions.

every part; and the pit is somewhat proaches to the sublime.

The execu

No. 1155. Benevolence;' part of a larger and better laid out than the old tion of the whole is full of spirit, free- monument now erecting in memory of one. - The entire building reflects dom, and delicacy.

the late Archibald Seton, Esq. at Čal. much credit upon the artists engaged No. 1017. - Medallic Portrait of cutta; J. Bacon. This is the only in its erection, and is admirably calcuCaptain Cartwright, R. N.;' G. Mills. production that this artist has contri- lated to ensure to the proprietors an On seeing this portrait, we were sur buted; it, however, does him much accession to their extensive patronage. prised to recognize an admirable like- credit, as he has been very successful ness of the venerable: father of reform, in representing this god-like virtue.

The Drama. as he has been whimsically egough No. 1164. . Model of his late Macalled, Major Cartwright. As we jesty George the Third ;' R. G. Free- DRURY LANE.—This theatre re-opened could contemplate the copy with less bairn. We do not envy either the on Wednesday night, with the opera

of uneasiness than the original; and with taste or the feelings of those who seek False Alarms, and Givvanni in London. out the penance of hearing a long to perpetuate the recollection of the af. On the Monday preceding, the masked speech, we could not but remark the ficting malady under which our vene- festival was repeated with alterations

. tirmness of character and calm enthu- rable sovereign so long laboured, by Sylvester Daggerwood, and a scene siasm which the face indicates. representing him like an old Jew or a from the Mayor of Garratt, were fol

No: 1089. Temptation;' L. A. hermit. This has been often done in lowed by the grand entrée of the Goblet: has nothing tempting about it. prints, and we have turned from them Champion of England, with the cerer

No. 1092. * Telemachus and Hip with disgust; and we wish that the ta- mony of giving the defiauce,' and all pias ;' J. Buck. There is a great deal lents of Mr. Freehairn had been more the appropriate costume on Horses." of vigour in these figures, without a worthily employed,

The exhibition was, however, not very very strict attention to anatomical cor

splendid, and was much surpassed at rectness.

NEW HAYMARKET THEATRE. the other house, to which we turn. No. 1104. Bust of the Rev. Dr. Among the improvements at the court COVENT GARDEN.–The extensive Parr;' G. Clarke-is very much like end of the town, and immediately in stage of this theatre was, perhaps

, the worthy Grecian; and, therefore, the vicinity of Carlton Palace, now never employed to so much advautage not the most pleasing object of con- stands conspicuously ornamental, the as on Monday night, in the revival of templation.

New Theatre Royal, in the Playmar- the second part of Shakespeare's Henry No. 1105. “Colossal Bust of the ket. It is an elegant tasteful struc- the Fourth. The play was admirably Rt. Hon. H. Grattan ; C. More, ture, with a noble portico, sustain performed. Macready's Henry was a very animated likeness of that ani-ed by five lofty pillars, of the Co- a touching and powerful representation mating senator. rintian order of arehitecture. Withi- of a regal spirit sinking under disease

, No. 1110,-is another excellent bust out side the portico, at each extremity, but yet retaining the ruling passiot. of the same individual, by Turnerelli., No. 1113. " Bust of Lady Caroline other doors, opening to the pit; boxes

, low was one of his very best characters, are the gallery doors; within are five strong in death. Farren's Justice ShalLamb;' P. Turnerelli,- is more re- and box-office, surmounted by five win- and we never saw the lack-brain ma.

con

The notion

gistrate so well represented. These, happy means of accomplishing this desir- | desideratum in Scottish literature. however, were objects of minor interest able end, I confess my gratifications will This was most satisfactorily and dewhen compared with the coronation, be unbounded and complete, provided you cisively ascertained.

allow me the pleasure of anticipating as which developed its glories at the clusion of the play. The first scene mean time, accept with gracious kindness cheerful a meeting next year; and, in the

The Bee. was the procession to Westminster Ab- my heartfelt thanks and most respectful Floriferis ut apes in saltibus omnia limant, bey. The pageant moved along a crim-farewell.

Omnia nos itidem depascimur aurea dicta.' son path, curtained with crimson cloth, SADLER's Wells. -Mr. Dibdin's

LUCRETIUS. escutcheoned with royal emblems. The celebrated piece, the Heart of Midlo

Fontenelle.-- This agreeable author costume of the nobility of England was thian, was produced, on Monday, at lived to be nearly a hundred years old; very rich, and the liveries of the attend this theatre, and was played effectively and preserved his wit to the last. A ants were stiff and sparkling with evers to a crowded audience. The charac- lady of pearly equal years said to hin ornament of the old costly time of co

ters were respectably sustained. Mrs. one day in a large company, “Monsieurs ronation. In the procession, were dukes Egerton plays Madge Wildfire, and you and I stay here so long, I have a and duchesses, bishops and beadles, hereceives un bounded applause.

death has forgotten us.' ralds and herbwoinen, judges, lawyers, scenery and costume are appropriate.

"Speak as low as you cao, Madam,' sheriffs, &c. &c. Mr. Kemble was the

replied Fontenelle, - lest you should remonarch, and looked the character ex

mind him of us; the proverb says, the tremely well. The second scene dis

Literature and Science. sleeping lion must not be roused.' played Westminster Abbey; Henry the

The Grace of God in Dollars. I Seventh's chapel with the window illu

Mr. Valpy has issued proposals for met a fat plumped-faced speculator the minated, and the ceremony of crown- publishing, by subscription, a collec- other day, staggering under a heavy ing, which was very imposing. The tion from the works of the most cele- canvass bay. With true yankee freefinal scene was the grand banquet in brated poets of Italy, from the end of dom, I asked what he had in his bag: Westminster Hall, where the champion the twelfth to the beginning of the the grace of God,' replied the wag. entered on his white charger, and boldly 19th century, accompanied by biogra. Ah, said I, I have often heard of that challenged to defend his sovereign's phical and critical accounts of their article, but never saw it in a bag. By right to the crown. The whole was lives and writings. The work, which this time he had slipped bis hand into very magnificent, and announced for it is calculated will extend to forty- the bag, and taking out a doilar, repetition amidst the greatest applause. eight parts, will be under the direction there," said be, · Dei Gratia, Ferdi,

Mr. Mathews.-This gentleman, on of William Roscoe, Esq. the elegant nand V. 11. is stamped upon the face of concluding his fourth season 'AtHome,' author of the Life of Lorenzo de Me- every dollar in the bag. I was sur on Saturday the 16th inst, delivered the dici.

prised to hear a speculator say he had following farewell addres :

A poor blind man, of the name of the grace of God, especially such a Ladies and Gentlemen,--It has been James Watson, of Edinburgh, has in- load as to stagger under it; but, upon şaid, and I believe truly, that every man, vented and brought to perfection, a explaining himself

, my surprise ceased, however gifted by talents and cultivated

He had cleared three by learning, has some point in his cha: musical instrument which unites the and I smiled. racter open to the attacks of flattery and power of two violiucellos; it has a hundred dollars that morning, by the

Ile was too accesible to the assaults of vanity. To range of sixty-four semi-tones, and sale of public papers. partake of this weakness, therefore, in com. more could be added if necessary. He much pleased with the abundance of mon with the clever and the wise, is a dis- plays on this instrument himself, with his grace to stand discussing nice grace to no man. Be this as it may, I a remarkable degree of practical dexte points, and we parted.-Amer. Paper. freely acknowledge myself, albeit neither rity.

Bon Mot of Voltiare.-Lord Ches. learned nor wise, in the highest degree

À desideratum in Scotch history ; tertield happened to be at a rout in vain, and to the greatest extent susceptible the long lost MS. of Sir Geo. Macken. France, where Voltaire was one of the

Chesterfield seemed to be is your undiminished approbation and ap- zie, of Rosehaugh, has been recently guests. pláuse, and the vanity which I think so discovered, and is now published. It gazing about the brilliant circle of laexcusable as to make it my boast, arises is a history of the affairs of Scotland, dies, when Voltaire thus accosted him: from the belief that no man, by his own from the restoration of Charles the Se- -My lord, I know you are a judge; single exertions, ever was so fortunate as cond to the death of the author, in which are more beautiful, the English to excite the public notice and attention 1691. About four years ago, a large or Freuch ladies?'— Upon my word,' for so long a period as I have had the happiness of exciting your's. This evening in Edinburgh, and purchased by him sence of mind, I am no conneisseur

mass of papers was brought to a grocer replied his lordship, with his usual prewill close the 160th performance in which I have stood alone before you; and I may,

for the humblest purposes of his trade, in paintings.'-Sometime after this: therefore, with truth assert--what few in the From these his curiosity induced him Voltaire, being in London, happened world, perhaps, can assert so truly—that I to select a MS. voluine, which ap- to be at a nobleman's rout with Lord hare passed 160 evenings with unmixed peared to be something of an historical Chesterfield. A lady in company, pleasure, for I have seen nothing around nature. He handed it to Dr. M'Crie, prodigiously painled, directed her whole me but cheerful friends and happy faces. the well-known author of the Lives of discourse to Voltaire, and entirely enIf this world be, indeed, what we are told Knox and Melville, who, on examining grossed his conversation. Chesterfield it is, a world of trouble and care, how gra- the volume, soon discovered, from its came up, and tapped him on the shoul: at least.) cao banish those demons from tenor and contents, that it was the com- der, saying, “Sir, take care you are not the hearts of his friends ; and, believing position of Sir Geo. Mackenzie, and captivated.'— My lord,' replied the as my vanity Spardonable vanity I trust that in truth it must be a portion of French wit, ' I scorn to be taken by an induces' me to believe, that [have been the the history of his own times, so long al English bottom under French colours.'

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NEW and IMPROVED GLOBES, which, from their esting Memoir of the LIFE of COSMO II. portunities of exerting it.

tronized by, and appointed GLOBE MAKER to, His Grand Duke, and Thirty-nine Views of the Singular Custom, at Westwickham, Most Gracious Majesty GEORGE IV. These Globes are constructed upon the best principle, blemen's and Gentlemen's Seats, as they existed

Metropolis, Cities, Provincial Towns, and Noin Kent.-In rogation week, there is an and engraved from entirely new Designs, containing

at that period, and were delineated by Artists every Discovery aud Improvement (including those of odd castom in the country, about Kes. Captain Parry) that have been made both in Geography

in the suite of Cosmo. ton and Wickham, in Kent. A num- and Astronomy up to the present day. The elegant Printed for J. MAWMAN, 39, Ludgate Street.

18-inch Globes have, by the express command of His ber of young men meet together for Majesty, been recently fitted up at Carlton Palace. the purpose, and, with a most hideous They are in great estimation by the most scientific TO READERS & CORRESPONDENTS. noise, run into the orchards, and en

persons, and are now very generally introduced into the

Libraries of the Nobility, their beauty and correctness POETICAL COINCIDENCES,'and a continuation ircling each tree, pronounce

these

being unrivalled. words:

serve, that the smaller Globes are on the same correct of the Reviews of Sir Robert Porter's Travels,

principles, and are admirably adapted for Private and · An Autumn near the Rhine,' in our next.' Stand fast, root; bear well, top; Teaching and Public Schools, forming at the same

An Inquirer is informed, that we are not inGod send us a youling sop!

time a truly useful as well as ornamental article of Fur-
niture. The Globes mostly in use, are the 12.inch, in

attentive to the Coronation, but the various interE'ry twig, apple big;

mahogany frames, on pillar and claw stands, with Maesting details published in our volume for last E’ry bough, apple enow.

river's Compass, 61. 6s.; or in stands, table high, year, places us very far in advance of our liFor this incantation, the confused 181, 188.; 12-inch common, 31. 133, 6d.". The covers, ir terary cotemporaries on this subject

. The Cohad, are extra charges.

ronation will, however, form an interesting arrabble expect a gratuity in money or N.B. Parties possessing old Globes, may have them ticle in our ensuing number. drink, which is no less welcome. But re-covered with the above new and improved plates, on Cambro is not forgotten.

reasonable Terms, if they are disappointed in both, they, 267, St. Clement's Church Yard, Strand, London.

The communications of Civis, Mr. Lockhart,

and H. A., have been received. with great solemnity, anathematize the

SUPERIOR TONED PIANO-FORTES, We have received two memorials from Any( warranted.)

body, but we cannot find room for either of significant a curse.

W. PINNOCK has the honour of them. • It seems highly probable,' says constantly on Sale a choice and Elegant Assortment announcing to the Nobility and Gentry, that he has E. G. B. is requested to send to our office for

a letter on Monday, Mr. Hasted, in his History of Kent, of SUPERIOR-TONED PIANO FORTES which,

A Correspondent's notice of Mr. Edward's " that this custom has arisen from the touch, the valuable quality of keeping in tune, and pictures in the Royal Academy, in our next, ancient one of perambulation among assured the correctness of w. P.'s pretensions to

The full price will be given by our Pubthe heathens, when they made their superiority in this respect, he" seps tuleb serve, that lisher, for saleable copies of No. 103, 104, 105, prayers to the gods for the use and it is his invariable practice to offer no Instrument 106, 108, and 109, of the Country Literary

Both Editions of The Literary blessing of the fruits coming up, with ities above described, iu pronf of which, he under

: Chronicle becoming very scarce

, regular. Sabi thanksgiving for those of the preceding thised of hima, e nor approvare il in three months scribers are advised to complete their sets without year. And as the heatheus supplica- after the delivery, from any part of the kingdom.

delay. ted Eolus, the god of the winds, for band Piano. Fortes, by the most eminent Makers, from London :- Published by J. Limbird, 355, Strand, his favourable blasts, so in this cus. Stantly ou sale, or taken in exchange for others from two doors East of Exeter Change; where advertise tom tbey still retain his name with a

any, part of the country. A good toned second-band
horizontal grand, to be sold
for Twenty Guineas, and a

ments are received,

and communications for the

Editor' (post paid) are to be addressed. sold alio very small variation, the ceremony be square Piano, by Broadwood, for Eight Guineas.-Mu: by souter, 73, St. Paul's Church Yard; Simpan ing called yeuling, and the word is order, and Music Teachers of eminence recommended. Mau, Grapel, Liverpod, and by all hotele often used in this in their invocations,

All orders from the country punctually attended to. and Nersvenders.Printed by Darldson, Old Body

207, St. Cleueut's Churcli Yard, Strayd, Londou. wall Court, Curey Street,

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