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feated the Archduke Charles and the arms amidst cries of Vive l'Empereur, cal attendants gave it as their decided ferocious Suvaroff, and, running a glo- and, in a march the most triumphant opinion, in which the physician who was rious career of victory, made peace with that history records, he reached 'Paris called in coincided, that the disease Austria ou terms highly favourable to on the 20th, and immediately resumed was incurable, and that the climate had France. He afterwards projected the his imperial sway. One act will dis- had no effect in producing it. One memorable expedition to Egypt, and tinguish this reign of a hundred days,' trait of character displayed itself in his returned to France in sufficient time and render it memorable: the abolition last moments, which marks the to rescue her from the distracted coun- of the slave trade by France, which • Ruling passion, strong in death.' cils of the Executive Directory, which England was too tame to demand, and As he found his end approach, he was he dissolved in as summary a manner Louis not generous enough to do, was habited, at his own request, in his unia, as Oliver Cromwell did the English effected by a single stroke of Napole- form of field marshal, with boots and Parliament. He was appointed First on's pen. The powers of Europe, spurs, and placed on a camp-bed, ou Consul for a limited term of years, however, were determined, if possible, which he was accustomed to sleep when and afterwards for life. New tri- to dethrone him, and large armies en in health, and preferred to
other. mnphs, in a new war against Aus- tered France. Bonaparte raised a con. In this dress he expired*. Irid, enabled him again to compelsiderable, but ill organized force to It has been asserted that the Rosario, that power to make peace on terins meet them; the battle of Waterloo which brought the dispatches, also still more advantageous, and, in 1804, followed, in which his army was utterly brought the body of Bonaparte to Enghe was raised to the throne, under defeated. He returned to the capital land; but this, we understand, is not the title of Emperor of the French, and abdicated in favour of his son, but the case. His attendants wished his and was crowned by the Pope. Every France, ungrateful France, would nobody to be conveyed to Europe ; but succeeding year added new glories to longer support him when deserted by on opening his will, it was found that his military famę, and new territories fortune, and he quitted Paris in hopes he had left a request that it should be to his empire; until he succeeded in of escaping to America. Finding this interred in the island, and pointed out raising four of his brothers to thrones, impracticable, he surrendered to an the spot where he wished his remains and placing one of his generats the next English ship of war, throwing himself, to rest, in a beautiful valley near his in succession to the throne of Sweden. as he said, into the hands of the most residence. Though Bonaparte is supThe whole of Europe, England ex- determined, but the inost generous of posed to have suffered much, his dis-, cepted, succumbed to his power; and his enemies.' How little claim our solution was so calm and serene, that the continental sovereigns and princes conduct had to the last title was proy- not a sigh escaped him, or any intimaattended his summons like vassal lordsed by sending him to St. Helena, tion to the by-standers that it was so doing homage. At length, vaulting where the privations and restrictions near, At the departure of the Rosaambition, that o'erleaps itself,' urged he was órder were much greater than rio, no day had been fixed for the fune. him to the war in Spain, where, dur- his safe custody required. From this ral, but it was understood that it would ing a period of almost twenty years, custody he was released by the inerci- be solemnized with the military hop he met with his first reverses. The ful hand of Death on the 5th of May. nours due to his rank. Russian campaign followed, in which The best particulars that have hither- A likeness of Bonaparte, after his he lost the finest, most numerous, and to transpired respecting this event, are decease, was sketched by an English best appointed army that ever took the as follows:
officer, and is brought to England. , field. After returning to France, he The illness of the Ex-Emperor lasted, Count Montholon, we hear, arrived by raised a new army, and again took the on the whole, six weeks. The effects the ship which brought the intelligence field with varied success, until, at of this long illness on the frame of Bo- of this event, and immediately forvard-. length, the tide of war, which he had naparte, as described by an officer who ed it by an extraordinary courier to the. urged from the Rhine to the Moskwa, had frequent opportunities of seeing French ambassador. Numerous exrolled back upon him, and he was him during that period, were so power. presses left town immediately, to ancompelled to contend
French ful as nearly to reduce him to a ske- nounce the death of Bonaparte to the ground. Never, perhaps, did Bona- leton, and to obliterate all traces of his different European courts. parte display so much skill as on this former features. During the latter To this very imperfect sketch, for occasion, when, with a mere handful of part of his illness, he frequently con. which want of time must be our apolonien, he kept the armies of Russia, versed with his medical attendants on gy; we add a few anecdotes, referring Austria, Prussia, &c. from Paris. At its nature, of which he seemed to be our readers to our preceding volumes length, bowever, the capital fell into perfectly aware. He declared that it for several others to the hands of the allies, and Bonaparte was hereditary, and that his father had In March, 1779, Napoleon, being abdicated the throne on the condition died of the same disease. It is said then in his tenth year, was seqt to the of having the island of Elba in perpe- that he gave directions about his affairs school of Brienne, in Champagne, toal sovereignty, and a pension from and papers till five or six hours before which was superintended by some of France. This pension was not paid, he died, having retained his senses till the holy fathers, called Minims. of and, on the 26th of February, 1815, that period. He said he wished to be a silent and stern disposition, prone to Napoleon, with a few hundred faithful opened, in order that his son might be solitude and meditation, he seemed as followers, left the island, and landed informed of the nature of his disease. This reminds us of Seward, Earl of Norat Frejus on the 1st of March; a more The body was opened by his own sur-thumberland, who, feeling in his sickness that daring enterprise was never undertako geon. On examination, the stomach was death was fast approaching, quitted his bed and en, nor one attended with such success: found in a state of extreme ulceration, put on his armour, saying that it became not the armies sent to oppose him, on see so that it appeared in some places per
a man to die like a beast.' -ED.
+ See Literary Chronicle, Nosi 11, 13, 15, ing him, voluntarily threw down their forated in large openings. His medi- | 20, 39, 51, 52, 53, 54, and 64.
if cast by nature for the rigid order of lutions of the Macedonian phalanx. I apprehension that the feelings of the life imposed by the rules of the esta- His school-fellows began now to testify boy might embarrass the experiments; blishment. Each pupil was locked an uncommon desire of respect and at- on which Bonaparte is stated to have up by himself at night in a cell, the tachment towards him ; they felt, and exclaimed, • I am young, it is true, whole furniture of which consisted of a were the first to pay tribute to that fas- but fear neither the powers of earth girth bed, an iron water pitcher and cinating or rather coinmanding influ- nor of air! sternly adding, will you bason; yet gloomy as this seclusion ence, which was afterwards so principal let me ascend? The erratic philosowas, young Napoleon preferred retiring a means of raising him to empire and pher sharply replied, “No, sir, I will to it during the intervals of scholastic renowp.
not ; I beg that you will retire.' The exercise, to joining with his school- In the hard winter of 1783, Napo- little cadet, enraged at the refusal, inmates in their usual sports and amuse- leon conceived the idea of constructing stantly drew a small sabre, whieh he ments. At a later period he was wont a little fort of snow. With the assist- wore with his uniform, cut the balloon to prose into his solitary studies in a ance of some of his most zealous com- in several places, and destroyed the cu. little garden, which he had contrived rades, and with no other instruments rious apparatus which the aëronout had to inclose for his own exclusive use, by than the ordinary garden tools, he per- constructed with infinite labour and in. prevailing on some of the scholars to fected a complete quadrangle, defend- genuity for his experiment. assign to him the shares allotted to ed at the corners by four bastions, the them, and adding these to his own. It walls of which were three feet and a Such was the last notable act of the has been told of him at this period, half high. So well was it executed, boyhood of Bonaparte ;- it would seein that on one occasion when the other that some remains of it were in exist- as if on the verge of inauhood, he had school boys were thrown into great ence many weeks afterwards. While in this one adventure prefigured the consternation by the explosion of a it lasted, nothing but sieges and sallies whole of that extraordinary career fire-work which they were engaged in were the order of the day.
which he afterwards run; as the clouds preparing, and when some of them, in Some of his leisure hours he employ- aspiring, as the air trackless, its only their haste to get out of the way of the ed in writing a poem on the liberty of object to ascend; its only rudder the danger, broke through into the terri- bis native country, Corsica. It was whirlwihd; a vapour its impulse; tory of the young solitaire, he seized constructed on the idea, that the geni- downfall its destiny. his garden tools, and attacking the in- us of his country had appeared to hiin When Booaparte was forming the vaders, drove them with equal spirit in a dream, and putting a poignard in Code Napoleon, he astonished the counand non-chalance back into the midst his hand, had called on him for ven- cil of state by the readiness with which of the peril from which they were seek- geance. The effort appears to have he illustrated any point in discussion ing to escape. In consequence of been an abortive one; since beyond by quoting whole passages, extempore, these cold and forbidding features in the bare mention of the piece, nothing from the Roman civil law, a subject his character, he soon acquired the more of it is recorded.
which might seem to be entirely foreign nick-name of the Spartan, which he After he had passed five years in this to him, as his whole life had been passed retained during his residence at Bri- academy, the royal inspector, on his in the tented field." On being asked enne.
annual examination, found him so well by Treilhard how he had acquired so The branch of study to which Na. informed in the art of fortification, that familiar a knowledge of law affairs, poleon directed his almost undivided he removed him to the ecole militaire, he replied When I was merely a attention, was mathematics. He paid at Paris, where he arrived on the 17th lieutenant, I was put uuder arrest, unbut little attention to the languages, of October, 1784. Here young Na justly it is true; but that is nothing to and still less to the elegant arts ; nay, poleon was under the direction of able the point. The little rooin, which was even in writing he is said to have taken and meritorious oficers, and found ex- assigned for my prison, contained no so little pleasure, as to neglect it al- cellent teachers in all the arts and sci- furniture but an old chair, an old most entirely: whence it has arisen, ences, particularly those connected bed, and an old cupboard; in the cupthat we never hear of any paper written with war. In the mathematics he had board was a ponderous folio volume, by him in his riper years, without a the celebrated Monge for his precep- older and more worm-eaten than all the note of wonder either'at its illegibility tor; and benefited so much by his in- rest; it proved to be the digest." As I or its legible incorrectness, both in structions, that on passing his first exa- had no paper, pens, ink, or pencils, character and orthoëpy.
mination after joining the school, he you may easily imagine that this book With a book of mathematics or his was placed as an officer in the corps of was a valuable prize to me. It was so tory~ Euclid or Plutarch in his hand, engineers.
voluminous, and the leaves were so cohis great delight was to shut himself While yet a cadet, he went on one vered with marginal notes in manuup in his little garden, to walk and to occasion to witness the ascent of a bal- script, that, had I been confined a honmeditate. His mind seemed for a long loon in the Champ de Mars. Impelled dred years, I could never have been time to disdain all lower occupations by an eager curiosity, he made his way idle. I was only ten days deprived of and less important studies ; but a de-through the crowd, and uuperceived my liberty; but, on recovering it, I was sire for action at last broke in upon entered the inner fence which contain saturated with Justinian, and the decihis repose, and he had no sooner mixed ed the apparatus forinflating the silken sions of the Roman legislators. Thus with his school-fellows for this purpose, globe. It was then very nearly filled, picked up my knowledge of civil thao he began to act the part of the in- and restrained from its aërial flight by law.' cipient general among them, taught the last cord only, when Napoleon re- The first campaigns of the French them the military exercise, and insti- quested the aëronaut to permit him to after the revolution, were remarkable tuted, for their usual sports, the com- mouot the car in company with him. for that sudden excitement which prebats of the Roman circus, and the evo- This, however, was refused, from an Icipitated towards the froutiers of France
a million of new and undisciplined the commencement of the campaign we
When the broad ocean rolls between men, to oppose by their courage and have had some very warm affairs, and
Thy plighted one and thee, enthusiasm, the confederated force of although the army has often been un
Will memory paint what once has been ?
Will memory tell of me? the finest troops of which Europe could der the necessity of acting with great When in the recreative round boast. The campaign of Italy, pre- audacity, nothing has occurred which Of pleasures, --(powerful spell!) -SPoted Europe with a spectacle still can be compared to the terrible passage Wilt thou forget that well-known sound, more astonishing; in this one cam- of the Bridge of Lodi.'
Which spoke the sad farewell ?' paign, which was nothing but a con- • Our loss has been small; and this Down, rising doubts; and from my mind tinued series of battles, three armies we owe to the promptitude of the exe
Be banished all distrust;
Hence, mingle with the mighty wind, were successively destroyed : more than cution, and to the sudden effect which
'Twill scatter ye, like dust! one hundred and 6fty colours were the charge of this intrepid column pro- For I have fully tried thy love ; taken ; forty thousand Austrians laid duced on the enemy.'
Full well have scanned thy heart; down their arms; the whole of Italy
And know thou can'st not faithless prove, was conquered; and all these prodigies
Nor act so vile a part.
Original Poetry. were achieved by no more than thirty
The tongue but ill supplies the meed thousand French, and a young general
To praise thee as I ought;
So 'twere ingratitude to feel of twenty-eight years of age !
In reply to his Enigma.
One base suspicious thought. L. The rapidity with which the French Your Enigma's solution oft comes from a goose, army moved, far exceeded what Cæsar Sometimes from a crow, cock, or ben
THE CRUSADER. reports of the Roman legions in his (And above it hath tended myself to traduce)
For 'tis what I am using a pen. Commentaries. The Roman legions It hath swain in the water and flown thro' the
GREY twilight rested on the plain
Strewed with the dead and with the dying, marched at the rate of twenty-four miles air,
The star of glory in her wane, a day; the French marched thirty, and In the wings of the goose and the crow; Seemed from the crested warrior flying; fought every day. It tells, in the love-scroll, the thoughts of the Sir Hubert stretch'd him on the ground,
For Moslem sword bad left him wounded; It was a common saying with the
'Tis transparent, round, dumb; we all know. He heard the distant bugle sound, troops,~ The general has discovered a The humble to riches have oft by it risen, His fainting pulse now quicker bounded ; new method of making war; be makes Industrious knights of the quill; more pse of our legs than of our bay. While the forger has found his way into a pri- And his glazed eye rested on a form
With graceful sorrow bending o'er him, onets.' On a subsequent occasion, when the In the senate it aids the reporters and clerks ;
And paid, with his life, for a bill.
Whose eyes, like stars amid a storm,
Beamed on the dreary waste before him ; extreme fatigue which the soldiers un- It warrants the rogue's execution ;
He gazed again-he knew her face derwent was a su hject of observation, It preserves for the poet wit's choicest sparks,
He bore her from the baven flaming
He bore her as bis tottering pace Bonaparte observed, if I force them And, to finish-it wrote this solution.
Queen Street, Cheapside.
Told that his spirit fast was waning. to march, it is to spare their blood.'
He stretch'd his hand,—the chill of death At the enemorable passage of th:
Had froze his veins, the life-blood failing, Bridge of Lodi, it was not less the ce
SONNET TO W. B. L'
On her bosom he breath'd bis latest breath, Jerity and promptitude of noiement the whelp of a young puppy, and discusses a The turbaned horde rode fiercely on,
“He draws most important conclusions from And the air resounded with her wailing : than invincible heroism, that carried mutton-chop or a metaphysical inquiry, with The silver crescent brightly gleaming; the day. The fire of the enemy, who an equal facility. He will deduce most sapient and as in life their souls were one, defended the passage with thirty pieces inferences from a parboiled turnip, and preach
In death one crimson tide was streaming. of cannon, was terrible; the head of the on the stings of conscience from the contem: 3d May, 1821.
H. A. charging column of the French appear. Modern Writers, Literary Chronicle, No 110. ed to give wav; 'a moment of hesita
RETIREMENT. tion,' says Bonaparte, in his official | It is not thatte thou comest in a die
“Hail, mildly pleasing solitude, despatch on the occasion, would have Of partie-coloured brightnesse and displaie,
Companion of the wise and goodi' lost all.: • Generals Berthier, Mas.
Byspredde with lustrys of a diverse raie,
O SOLITUDE! what sweet elysium's thine, Ande all heseemlie to a merrie eie; sena, Cervoni, D'Allemagne, the chief
In view how beautiful-possess'd, divine! It is not thatte thou dauncest onne ye waie
Thy seat is fix'd wberc judgment rears its of brigade Lanne, and the chief of bat- Thieselfe doethe strewe with wilde and sor
throne, tallion Dupat; dashed forwards at its rell flowers,
Where silence reigns, and wisdom's rules are heud, and determined the fate of the Whither thyne fittfull fansies bide thee straie
known; day, still wavering in the balance.'
In jocuude moodes amonge righte plesaunte Where contemplation spreads her cherub wings,
houres ; Bonaparte does not include his own Thatte I doe love thee, “ L.,' but thatte I deeme Estrang’d from envy, guilt, remorse, and strife,
As adoration with the night-bird sings! name in the list of this heroic band, The rather thatte myne hearte delighteth (Corroding worms that waste this fev'rish though well known to have been one well
life,) of the foremost in the charge; the mo. To tayste ye spicie springes whyche thine Those restless dreams that shake the tortur'd desty which dictated this concealment,
breast, To revell in, with thyrste unslaykeabel; even his revilers must adınire, • This
Ne'er haunt the hermit, nor disturb bis rest; Ande it may bee--for thatte mie wittes doe Majestic reason, tho' unskill'd in schools, redoubtable column,' he continues, glize, overturned all opposed to it; Beau- Thatte I have kenu'd thee well, within farr dif: Weighs the just balance by law's nicest rules ;
As Meditation loves in shades to dwell; lieu's order of battle was broken; as,
Ou herbs and fruits, by flow'ry crystał well. tonishment, flight, and death, were
Whilst on his mind no anxious thoughts obspread on all sides. In the twinkling
trude, of an eye the enemy's army was scal
DOOMED by a separating fate
But those of peace and calm beatitude, To feel a novel pain;
On whose meek brow mild resignation there tered in confusion.'
Oh! say, will absence ere create
Makes beaven of earth--and God his only care! • Although,' he continues, since
HATT. False vows or cold disdain?
Nicol Jarvie, is said to have been ho- of the winter theatres, and concluded
poured with the approbation of Sir with allusions to the performers who ROYAL ACADEMY.
Walter Scott, and a present from Je- had been introduced to the public on Among the works of art exhibited this dediah Cleishbotham. Mr: Mackay the Haymarket stage, including Ma. year at Somerset House, particularly gives a very correct representation of thews, whom it had found a wanderer, deserving of notice, are three small the Baillie as drawn in the novel, with but who was now so much at home;" landscapes, painted by a Mr. Edwart, a happy observance of costume; but . Liston' and their favourite Young,' Nos. 507, 74.5, and 822. The style of we much doubt that his portrait of him the mention of whose names was rethese pictures is a perfectly new in- would ever be so popular with a Lon- ceived with loud applause, as was the vention, and does infinite credit to the don audience as that of Liston. address generally. The national air of artist. At a little distance they re
On Monday, a new afterpiece, from God save the King' was twice sung semble enamel, with, however, a truth the pen of Mr. Moncrieff, was produced, by the whole coin pany. The play was of colouring that is selalom if ever entitled The Spectre Bridegroom, or a Sheridan's first dramatic production, found in enamel paintings; but a
Ghost in spite of himself. It is a bust. The Rivals, a play which combines a closer inspection shows that they are ling piece full of equivoque, and was great deal of rich humour and exquioil paintings, fastened to plate glass. favourably received.
site tenderness; but which we must The advantage of this mode overenamel
New Theatre ROYAL HAYMAR- confess we have seldom witnessed with is obvious, inasmuch as the artist is not ket.—This elegant house opened for so little pleasure. It introduced to confined to copy other works, but has a
the season on Wednesday night, and the public some old favourites and free range in the field of original com- although it has
although it has assumed the title of the some new faces, whether the latter will position.
New Theatre,' yet we were very hap- become favourites or not seems rather The first of these elegant little pro- py, to find it still entitled to the ap- questionable. Mr. Terry, who is ductions is a copy, or rather an imita-pellation, endeared by a thousand without an equal as a testy old man, tion, of. Tobit and the Angel,' by pleasing recollections, of the Little played Sir Anthony Absolute with Claude, which we recollect to have Theatre in the Haymarket.' It is cer- great spirit... It was a finished perseen in the picture gallery at Malmai- tainly larger than the old theatre, but formance. . De Camp, who has been son. It strikes us that Mr. Edwart there is scarcely a seat in the whole absent from the London boards four or mnst have copied the drawing of this house, boxes, pit
, or gallery, where the five years, was favorably greeted on picture from a print, for the colouring actors cannot be seen and heard dis- appearing as Captain Absolute, Sir seems wholly his own. The other two
tinctly. To facilitate the latter, a Lucius O'Trigger was rendered a very landscapes are original compositions. sounding-board has been constructed, vulgar and a very insignificant personThe execution of all three is exquisite, which projects considerably over the age by a Mr. Ward, from Dublin. and not unworthy of the pencil of our orchestra, and somewhat disfigures that the most successful debut was that of greatest masters. The trees, particu- part of the house,
a Mr. Tayleare, from Liverpool, in the larly, are touched with a delicacy and
On the ceiling, is an allegorical re- character of Acres, who represented the a freedom that are really enchanting.
presentation of Morning, attended by vanity, foppers, boasting, and tinidity On seeing these works in a style of Zephyr, appearing in the horizon, while of fighting Bob' with yoot effect, which we feel convinced that this is the in the opposite quarter, Cynthia is seen It was, however, a rather unequal per, first specimen ever exhibited, we felt retiring from the presence of Apollo. formance: some of the best scenes disposed to make inquiries concerning The ornaments which encircle the de- were—his first interview with Absolute the artist hy whom they were contri- sign are composed of four groups of and Faulkner; his conversation with buted. The result of our inquiries Cupids, bearing emblematic trophies Sir Lucius on the intended challenge, leads us to suspect that the name of of the different seasons. On the pros. when he really fancies that he is valiEdwart is assumed, and that these cenium are various figures and embel- ant; and his dialogue with his servant beautiful little pictures are the work of lishments, correspondent with those David, when, notwithstanding the rea foreign officer, who cultivated as an upon the ceiling
monstrances of that faithful adherent, amusement, an art in which he has at- The new drop-scene represents, ou Bobby still retains his valour, thouyh tained such excellence. Whether our
the left hand of the audience, the en- now and then interrupted with a few conjectures be well founded or not, we trance of a temple of the Composite qualms. Tayleure is a bustling acsincerely hope that Mr. Edwart will Order, richly ornamented with basso tor, who promises well. Falkland continue to exercise in this country, a
relievos, and dedicated to Apollo. The was enacted by a Mr: Faulkner talent of which the specimen he has statues of Thalia and Melpomene sur- from Newcastle, who imitated Mr. El given us leads as to form so high an
mount the principal entrance. on liston's manner and voice, but wanted opinion.
C. the right hand is an altar, dedicated to the spirit of that gentleman. The
Beauty, and flowers and various orna- Fag of Mr. Baker, and the David of The Drama...
ments, allusive to the costumes of the Mr. Williams, were both good. Mrs.
Bacchantes, are introduced.' The era H. Johnston, who during her absence DRURY LANE.-The opera of Rob Roy of the new building, as well as of the from the stage has added considera was played for the first time at this new reign, are alluded to by the temple bly to her embonpoint, played Lydia house on Tuesday, for the benefit of of the muses, illuminated by the rising Languish with great animation; and Mr. Cooper. and Mr. H. Johuston, which sun.
Mrs. Chatterly made a very interesting we were happy to find well attended. An opening address, written, we sus. Julia. We had nearly forgotten Mrs. The principal attraction of the evening pect, by George Colman, was admira- Malaprop, which, was very well sasa was a Mr. Mackay, from the Edinburgh bly delivered by Mr. Terry. It contained by Mrs. Pearce. Theatre,whose delineation of the Baillie, taiaed some smart hits at the monopoly After the comedy, a pew Vaudeville opera in two acts was produced, enti- has been produced at this house under bronze. The collection of engravings tled Peter and Paul, or Love in the the title of the Soldier's Father. It is is about 30,000, filling 800 cases, of Vineyards. An apparently pre-deter- extremely well played, particularly the which 217 contain portraits, and twenmined disposition to oppose it, which characters of Durimel, by Huntley, ty-five miniatures painted on parchdisplayed itself during the whole per. and Bertha by Mrs. W. Feariñan, from meat. In the number of incunabula, formance, rendered it very unintelligi. the York stage, who made a very suc- are seven Xylographic works i. e. ble to the audience. The story turns veseful debut. Bengough, Fitzwilliam, printed with wooden characters.) The on a young rustic on the point of mar- Wyatt, and Miss Poole, added much total number of printed volumes rying a lady, who, nineteen years ago, to the strength of the piece.
amounts to 300,000. This library is had been engaged to her godfather,
open to the public for six hours every if he should continue so long in the Literature and Science.
day; but, in the troe spirit of the Aussame wish. He unexpectedly comes
trian monarchy, the curiosity of reato claim her. A brother, so, like him Mr. Ackermann has announced ders is thwarted by a prohibition to that it is impossible to know which is The History of Little Johnny, the read many of the books, and the perthe 'real Simon Pure,' cornes at the Foundling of the late Doctor Syntax, sons in attendance strictly observe the same time, and a series of mistakes re- Ja Poem,' from the same pen and pencil injunction.—Classical Journal. sult, which terminate in the union of as the three tours of Doctor Syntax the lovers. We cannot but consider already published.
The Lee. the opposition made to this piece as Library at Vienna.-An historical
Floriferis ut apes in saltibus omnia limant, very ungenerous. It is not usual with account of the public library in Vien
Omnia nos itidem depascimur aurea dicta.' Englishmen to condemn unheard, and na, has lately been published -Kurz
LUCRETIUS. yet this may be said to have been the gefaste Beschreibung der Kaiserlichen case with this little opera, which de Bibliothek in Wien, by which it appears his astonishment, that he who had de
Ariosto. A friend once expressing served a better fate. It was with con. to have originated in the year 1.440, scribed such magnificent edifices in his siderable difficulty that Mr. Terry could consisting only, at that period, of some get leave to announce it for repetition. MSS. which the Emperor Frederick poem, should be contented with so
ENGLISH Opera House.- A little IV. had purchased. It is indebted for poor a dwelling, Ariosto answered, piece in two acts, called Love's Dream, its first organization to the poet lau
" day night, with complete success. The was appointed librarian to the Emper: this distich, which was engraven on the was produced at this theatre on Thurs- reate Conrad de Celtes, who, in 1495, gether than bricks; and leading him story may be briefly told. Miss Dor- o: Maximilian I. Since that time it mer (Miss Kelly), is strongly attached has been successively augmented by
portico : to Heury Morton (Pearman); but, from the incorporation of other libraries and Parva, sed apta mihi, sed nulla obnoxia, sed non some supposed slight on his part, she collections of MSS. including those of Sordida, parta meo sed tamen ære domus. engages to marry Frederick Easy Conrad, Busbeck, Faggen, Tycho Sir John Falstaff. The knight (Wrench). Easy and Morton are very Brahé, Baron Hohendort, the Prince whoin Shakspeare has ridiculed under intimate friends, and accidentally mert- Eugene of Savoy, A pustolo Zeno, &c. the character of Sir John Falstaff, was jog, when the former is on his matri- as well as the collections which had Sir Johu Fastolff, 'a valiant general, monial excursion, Morton accoinpa- been before formed at Ambras, In- of an ancient fainily, born at Yarnies hin, without knowing the intend- spruck, and by Mathias Corvinus, mouth, in Norfolk, about 1377. He ed bride until he gets to the house. King of Hungary. The immense attended the Duke of Clarence, as The marriage contract is signed, and building which it occupies at present, Lieutenant of Ireland, about 1405 and Morton is reluctantly prevailed upon was constructed in 1723, by the Em-1406, and in 1408 he married a rich to be one of the trustees. Miss Dor- per Charles VI. and since its transfer widow of that kingdom, and soon after iner is a somnambulist, and the night thither has been made public. The went over to France, where, under the before her marriage, she unconsciously literary treasures it contains are di- English regency, he was promoted to finds her way to the Pavilion, where vided into four principal classes: the places of trust and honour. He reMorton, unable to sleep, is sitting. In collection of MSS.; that of engravings; turned home in 1440, covered with her dreim, she discloses her attach the incunabula or principes editiones; laurels bravely won in the field, and in ment to Morton, and gives him a ring, and modern works. Ainong the his private conduct he now exhibited On retiring, she leaves her veil, which scarce objects in the first classes is a the hospitable, generous, and benevois found by Easy. The secret is disco- geographical chart, the most ancient lent man.
He bestowed large legacies vered, the match broken off, and Easy known, called the table of Peutinger, on Cainbridge, to build the schools of generously resigns the lady to his dated in the 13th century. A hiero- philosophy and civil law, and was a friend. The piece, though not pos- glyphical MS. of Mexico, done upon most liberal benefactor to Magdalen sessing much originality, is a very sixty-five leaves of deer-skio. Hilari- College, Oxford, founded by his friend pleasing production. Wreach played us Pictaviensis de Trinitate, an Egyp- Wainfleet. He died, 1459, aged up with great spirit, and Pearman sung tian paper of the 4th century. Seve wards of eighty, according to what prettily, but the piece rested chiefly on ral MSS. on parchment, coloured pur-Caxton, his cotemporary, has mentionMiss Kelly, who rendered the scene of ple, with gold and silver letters. The ed. Fastolff, as is well observed, was a • Love's dream' particularly effective, original MSS. of Jerusalem Delivered, young and grave, discreet and valiant; The piece was received with great ap- by Tasso. The original act of the chaste and spber. commandes abroad, plause.
Roman sepate for the abolition of Bac- and eminent for every virtue at home.' SURREY. THEATRE.—Mr. C. Kem chanals, dated in the year 1806, before Shakespeare has been severely censured ble's drama of The Point of Honour, the Christian era, engraved on tables of for abusing this great and good man.