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If the corn be less good when we happen to reap, least the merit of being a faithful picture of his habits A BLACKSMITH'S WIFE BECOME A QUEEN.
More plenteous the grass for the cows and the sheep; and pursuits :
If hot, it is better to ripen the grain ;

In Mancunium lived a man who knew
If cloudy, my men their work better sustain ;

It is a curious circumstance that the present Queen Much of old times, and much of ancient lore; And, whate'er be the weather, the wind and the rain,

of the Sandwich Islands was forinerly, or rather is at Still all goes on well, and I never complain. Strange and scarce books had he, and curious coins,

this time, the wife of a Russian blacksmith. An Eng. Medals, and painted glass, and ponderous arms,, Instead, then, of watching the clouds and the wind,

lish vessel lying off, what we usually call the Fox Island, Helmets and breast-plates, gauntlets vast, and shields That promise most gracious I bear in my mind,

several years ago, one of the officers became enamoured Of many kinds, proof against bloody War; That “thro' ages, so long as the earth shall remain,

of the fair spouse of a son of Vulcan there; and, his Swords without number, of murdering shapes; Shall seed-time require, and harvest give grain,

passion being returned, contrived to smuggle her on And one, which erst had graced a Prince's thigh, board the vessel, and keep her there concealed without The cold and the heat, and the day and the night, More valued than the rest-and more revered And summer and winter their course take aright;'

the knowledge of his capiain, till they had cleared the By him who owned it, and by all his friends. And, whate'er be the weather, the wind and the rain,

port. He was versed in heraldry, and could tell I will still trust in God, and will never complain.

In the course of the voyage, however, the circumstance How all the thanes and all the knights and squires, became known to the Captain, who being highly evraged

Within his shire, had sprung from times remote. The Virginia creeper (hedera quinque-folia) is And famed, too, was he, for his industry,

at such a breach of faith and discipline, kept her coz


fined till they arrived at the Sandwich Islands, where particularly rich and beautiful in the autumnal For aye at Work, for much his business called ; she was put on shore. The forlorn Ariadne, however

, mouths, with its leaves of every hue, from a bright And yet full many a picture did he paint,

found a Bacchus for her Theseus, a royal lover to replace to a dark green and deep crimsun.

Pedigrees copied, branch and root, and carvings made her lost Lieutenant. The King of the Island becaire That bighly-esteemed fish, the salmon, vow as- Of antique shapes; and, almost beyond belief,

enamoured of the fair Russian, made her his wife and cends rivers to deposit its spawn in their gravelly Helmets and shields, to rival Greece and Rome; raised her to his throne. He was no every day King. beds, at a great distance from their mourlis. Tbe Stealing from sleep the time to give them form.

He was a statesman and a hero, though we should cal trees are now stripped of their foliage. Nay, once, grappling Patience, he made a suit of mail, him

savage. He progressively created a respectabile With thousands upon thousand links, for the love navy of several well-built frigates, taught his subjats He bore to ancieni arms; for he was curious

to be excellent sailors ; raised armies, subdued the sur. As the searching air, which pries, without a blush, rounding islands, and at the close of a prosperous renka, Into things scarce, or sacred, or profane.

left his possessions and his sovereignty to his Queen, who Alas! their splendour does but mark their fall,

now reigns as his successor. She is well obeyed by her Such is, and e'er shall be the lot of all;

subjects ; possesses great wealth in flocks, herds, and Soon the north winds th' neighbouring vales shall fill


rice grounds, and sends frequent presents to her former With branchy spoils from every tow'ring hill :

deserted husband, who still continues to hammer horses The leaves by fits too, strewn upon the ground,


shoes in a Russian colony, while his faithless, but is May rouse the wanderer from his thoughts profound;

seems, not quite ungrateful spouse, stretches her sapere Yet still for me these ruins have their charms,

over several prosperous isles. And, if some fond regret my soul alarms,

A subscription was lately begun among the admirers of With nature's grief I love to mix mp own,

genius in Edinburgh, for erecting a monument in the Well pleased to stay amidst these scenes alone;

Greyfriars Church-yard, to the memory of the cele. Hospitable Institution. The labours, the attentions, And whilst I on their leafy honours tread,

brated Scottish poet, Allan Ramsay. A tablet is now and the hazards of the monks of St. Bernard, who in. The days of vanity and folly fled,

placed on the south wall of the western Greyfriars habit the highest regions of the Alps are too well knowo, Let me to musing melancholy bring

Church, between those erected to the memory of por can any considerate person, whether or not be has A tribute equal to the sprightly spring ;

Professor M.Laurin and Dr. Blair. The tablet to the been assisted by their exertions and hospitality, withNot her whose cloud-wrapp'd brow is mix'd with storms, memory of Ramsay contains the following inscription : hold the praise due to that compassionate fraternity. Or angry lightnings which her face deforms ;

In this Cemetery

But it is not so well known, that a similar institute But her who through her misty veil we trace,

Was interred the mortal part of an
exists among the defiles of Mount Olympus; or, at least

, When lovely autumn shews each softer grace,

Immortal Poet,

an institution that has in view the same purposes, an With pensive looks, calm front, and dewy eyes,


employs the same means. It is maintained by fire tid. That sober sympathy to all supplies. Delille. Author of the GENTLE SHEPHERD, and other admirable lages, the inhabitants of which pay no kind of tas, but

Poems in the Scottish Dialect.

are bound to give their assistance to all travellers vies The stock-dove (columba anus) one of the latest

He was born in 1686, and died in 1758.

cross the mountains; and to serve them as guides winter birds of passage, arrives from more uorthern regions, towards the end of this month. The fe

No sculptured marble here, no pompous lay,

They discharge this honourable task with the greatest alacrity and good management; and like the benevolent

. No storied urn, no animated bust! males and young of the brown or Norway rat now

religious already alluded to, they employ the sagacity of

This simple stone directs palc Scotia's way leave their holes at the sides of ponds and rivers, 10

To pour her sorrows o'er her Poet's dust!'

dogs, to discover travellers who may have been so unkt

tunate as to be buried Beneath the snow. which they had betaken themselves in the spring,

Though here thou'rt buried, worthy ALLAN, and repair 10 barns, out-houses, corn-stacks, and

We'll ne'er forget thce, canty Callan ; dwellings. Moles now make their nests, in which

For while thy soul lives in the sky,

Punishment of Drunkards at Constantinople.The they lodge during the winter, and which are ready Thy GENTLE SHEPHERD ne'er can die!

Grand Vizier, in order to fill his coffers, conima for depositing their young in the spring. These

during the festival of the Bairami, and in times of the are distinguished by being of a larger size than the

Hard Times in Cincinnati.-The following extract mity, that the taverns, which, like the gaming-houere common mole-bill, and are lined with dried grass, of a letter, dated July 26, to a gentleman in Lexingtont Europe, are licensed, shall he shut, and soon afterwardske leaves, &c.

is copied from the Public Advertiser. We are aware receives a petition from the Greeks accompanied with a The woodman now repairs to the woodlands to that the distress in that town was keenly felt, but had present, which settles all difficulties. The news of the fell cuppices, underwood, and timber. formed no idea that it was so great as here de cribed:

opening of the taverns spreads joy among the drinkes, “ I am sorry I can give you no good tidings of this who forn a numerous class, though they are oiten che once flourishing town. The distress is beyond all con- in the streets by the guard is condemned to the basis

tised for their want of decorum. A Turk found drunk (Continued from our last.)

ception. Marshal and sheriff sales are almost daily. To
give you an idea of the situation of this town (alas! it is nado, which punishment is inflicted three times, if he
called a city!) I will give you a statement of some pro-

so often commit the offence; after this, he is considered Biographical Notices. perty sold this day by the Marshal, and which I have incorrigible, and receives the title of an imperial or pris

seen myself. A handsome gig and very valuable horse vileged drunkard. The next time he is arrested and in

sold for four dollars; an elegant sideboard for three dol- danger of receiving punishment, he has only to tell his THE ANTIQUARY.

lars; a fine Brussels carpet, and two Scotch carpets, for name, and prove his privilege, in order to be released three dollars; three beds and bedding for three dollars ;

-Fouqueville. On Sunday, in the 77th year of his age, died, Mr. T. a good dining table for 25 cents; and a long list of other Barrit, of Hanging-ditch, Manchester ; but better valuable articles at the same rate, and which I cannot Miracle.--Al the church of St. Gervais, in Paris, known, and in a far more expanded field, as an Anti- now exactly remember, and would not mention for fear a mass, called the the “ Hostie enlevés," is perforated qua of no common acquirements; as a man to of mistakes.”-American papers.

every Friday. Respecting the origin of this custom, whon the first scholars in the kingdom have often ap

the following curious story is related, A thief stele plied for infornation, and have bowed to his opinions, At Girgentum, in Sicily, there are immense wells dug the vessel containing the host from the church of St. which, on subjects connected with general and local an. out of the rock, for the purpose of keeping grain for Gervais. On arriving near St. Denis, be opened the tiquities, Genealogy and Heraldry, could at any time be the use of the troops and inhabitants: during the late cup, when the host flew out, and fluttered around bízt, quoted as most respectable authority. He was, we be- revolution in Sicily the King's troops of the above- without his being able to catch it. He was tried and lieve, the oldest piember of the Manchester Literary mentioned garrison seized the convicts, about 300 in condemned on the prosecution of the Abbé of site and Philosophical Society, to whose Memoirs he contri. number, and lowered them down into these empty fosscs, Denis. A lawsuit afterwards ensued between the buted several ingenious papers. We cannot refrain as they are called, where, from the excessive heat, num- Abbe and the Bishop of Paris, respecting the possession from adding the following tribute to the persevering in-bers were suffocated, and others, in desperation, de of the miraculous host; and it was finally agreed that dustry and talents of Mr. Barritt, which was paid to stroyed each other. There could have been no real ne- it should be delivered up to the curate of si Gerrae him ncarly twenty years ago by one who knew him well, cessity for this horrid way of sacrificing the poor wretches, who had consecrated it ; but on the express conditica who valued his friendship, and who now mourns his as they were strongly ironed and in the midst of a garo that the mass above mentioned should be regularis death. The lines (humble as the poetry is) have at I rison of nearly 8000.


Vaulting Ambition.-A rope-dancer lately applied to The title of Lord Byron's forthcoming tragedy is, we

The Drama. the magistrate of a little town in Switzerland, for per- hear, “ The Doge of Venice." We have before menmission to perform within his jurisdiction. The magis- tioned that it is to be published, not acted. trate refused, observing that the country was already

TO THE EDITOR. prerrun with mountebanks. But (said the dancer) Í am not one of the common class ; here is proof of my so abundant in the Philadelphia market, that those of a Cheap Fruit. In the summer of 1819, peaches were

SIR.-It is a matter of regret to me, that I have not superzority.”. With these words, he leaped completely quality fit to be placed upon any gentleman's table were witnessed Mr. Vandenhoff's performance in any of his cre the head of the magistrate, and this feat of agility Carted about the streets, and sold 121–10, and even 64 principal characters, excepting Lucius Junius Brutus, guined him the indulgence he applied for.

cents a half peck This year, those of the same quality and his great descendant, Marcus; a regret which I are selling from 25 to 50 cents.

feel the more deeply, as he has given out to the public, Dwelling-Some writer says this practice ought to be At this time, melons are so abundant as to be almost that he is about to come before the bar of the million, in encouraged, on the probability that in most duels, the without a price. The cry of melons and cantelopes, for an engagement at Covent-garden. Vandenhoff's Lucius Fold may get rid of one fowl if not two. We never sale, assails our ears in every street and at every corner, Junius is a fine and correct piece of acting, and unsaw a better illustration of the principle, than in a morn- and from morning until night. But loads of water-doubtedly superior to Mr. Kean's. Indeed, in almost ing paper lately, which announces a duel being about to melons have been sold, of ordinary size, at 100, 75, 50, all the essentials requisite for the just representation of oske place at Cheltenham, “in consequence of a pamph- and even 375 cents per hundred. and the largest single this noble character, Vandenhoff has a great advantage let published there by a physician, respecting the com. one which is brought to market, can be had for 61 cents.

over his Herculean rival. Man is more or less the slave partive eticacy of the waters of the different spas !" |--Philadelphia Daily Advertiser.

of prejudices; and those which we form in boyhood are The magistrales prevented the meeting. What a pity!

plants that take deep root, and wither but with life. All -Wooler's British Gazette.

As some workmen were lately repairing the church the cool experience and philosophy of our maturer years

of St. Mary-de-Crypt, in Gloucester, they discovered are unable to shake them, and t'iey fall, like old Priam's A Swiss soldier, of the 7th regiment of the Roya under one of the tables of benefactions a very curious dart, Telum in belle sine ictu. When our boyish imaGuard, who was killed in a duel, was lately inter- painting in fresco, representing a nobleman and his ginations are roused by the exploits of a Camillus, a red in the burial-ground of Vaurigard. A young and ady richly attired, with coroneis on their heads: it is | Coriolanus, or a Brutus, as painted by the masterly Sandsome female, who was fondly attached to the de- hvught that the persons here represented were James pencil of Livy, we ascribe to them the highest physical based, followed his remains fron Orleans to Paris. She Lord Berkely and his lady. The lady was cruelly and moral attributes. They are men, to use the words wa after repaired to the tomb of her lover, where she murdered in Gl ucester Cadile, and was buried in the of the poet,

Who are as a rock, rabbed herself three times with a pair of scissors, and adjuining monastery of Grey Friars, 1452.

Opposed to the rude sea that beats against it, was carried off in a state which renders her recovery Loubtful. Curiosity. At a museum in Hamburgh, we are told

Worn by the waves, yet still o'ertopping them they exbibit, among other ancient reliques, a fragment

In sullen majesty."

Now, when we see an actor like Kean, possessed of Hymen on Crutches.-John Graham, of Bannockburn, of a black substance, which they call · Egyptian Darkmiserable looking old man, ahout 70 years of age, scription in one particular at least, viz. that it might be tion, come before us in Brutus or Cato, we cannot help

This, they think, agrees with the ancient de none of these external requisites for Roman representajaring a wooden leg, and leaning upon crutches, was felt.

remembering all the time, that it is Mr. Kean; and thus harged with celebrating clandestine marriages, and on is orn confession found guilty, and banished Scotland

the illusion, which is so necessary to the pleasure of the ir life.-Graham, we understand, was a dissenting mi

spectator, is entirely lost. In short, an actor, to proister near Kilsyth. 29.13 | Mean.

duce a powerful effect on his audience, must completely 30.45 | Highest.

identify himself with the character he represents; and

this, from his physical defects, Mr. Kean is unable to Wonderful Potato.-A remarkable potato was raised | 28.60 | Lowest.

do in his representation of the heroes of Greece or Ronie. Ba held at March field, belonging to James Heron, Esq. 1.85 | Range.

Mr. Vandenhoff's physical attributes are very great potato, of the enormous weight of 41b. loz. This

.85 | Greatest variation in 24 hours.

His voice is full toned, powerful, and melodious; and crescences, which gardeners call paps , growing from 5.6 Mean daily Spaces in inches.

in those passages which express patriotism or magnani3 he main body. But even independently of these ex

mity, extremely grand. His figure, although not of

15 | Number of changes. rescences, the body is of itself at least 31b. weight, and

correet symmetry, is dignified and commanding ; his | Real Spaces in Inches.

gestures, which are sometimes too stiff and formal, are. corns by far the largest potato we ever saw.-Dumfries carict, Oct. 24.

| Real Number of Changes.

yet chaste, and never offend against the modesty of• na.. ture;

his countenance is in some respects defective, but 47.7° | Mean. Gathering of the Clans. It is a singular circumstance, 61° | Highest.

he has such a wonderful power over it, and fashions it tha, in the island of Ceylon, a custom prevailed among

so finely to the conceit of the character he represents, the natives of the former kingdom of Candy, similar to 35° | Lowest.

that I may apply to him with great justice, the followthe Gathering," described in Sir Walter Scott's Lady 26° | Range.

ing passage of the great master spirit of nature : of the Lake. On any sudden call of the natives to rise

“ This player here, up in arms, one of them, carrying a crooked stick in his 14° | Greatest variation in 24 hours.

But in a fiction, in a dream of passion, nad, ran swiftly along, announcing to all he met the 4.310 | Inches.

Could force his soul so to his own conceit, ** of rendezvous. The place was generally some 21 | Number of wet days.

That from her working all his visage wann'd; sall rising ground, and marked by a single tree left 0 | Foggy.

Tears in his eyes, distraction in's aspect, sading. There are many such in the Canadian terri. O Snowy.

A broken voice, and his whole function suiting ty, and they are commonly the resort of the natives

With forms to his conceit." religious or other purposes.

0 | Haily.

But I am afraid I am departing from my original in. 0 | North.

tention, which was to offur some observations on Mr. The prolific author of Waverley, whose genius letos to be as inexhaustible as it is extraordinary, has

6 | North-east.

Vandenhofl"'s representation of Marcus Brutus. Not-: thounced another romance, the title of which is • Ken

0 | East.

withstanding the high opinion I entertained of this

actor's mcrits, I confess I took my seat in the Theatre Sporth.” From this name we presume that it will 1 | South-east.

not without some fears of his success ; for I had imemble Ivanhoe more than any of the other produc- 1 | South.

bibed such a prejudice in favour of the Brutus of Kemis of the same pen; and from the circumstance hav

13 | South-west.

ble, that mighty identifier of Roman character, that I transpired, we expect that we may look for its com

doubted if I could relish its representation by any other tion soon after Christmas.

5 | West.

1 | North-west. Extraordinary instance of honesty. A farmer of the

“ He was a man take him for all in all,

1.Variable. de of Waller, who formerly resided near Stockton,

We may not look upon his like again." de unfortunate and failed, and was unable to pay

0 | Calm.

These doubts were however most agreeably dispelled, kcreditors more than 8s. in the pound. Since that

1 Brisk.

and since the days of our second British Roscius, I do tid (twenty-six years ago) he has by bis industry, 0 | Boisterous.

not know when I was more delighted : Mr. Vandenhoff's ilised a sufficient sum to pay his creditors 203. in the


Brutus was a complete masterpiece; he was throughout und, and last Tuesday summoned the whole of them

the whole performance, the noble, generous, patriotic the house of Mr. Simpson, Red Lion, Silver-street, The greatest daily variation of the barometer was on Roman--the friend of peace, and the guardian of the this city, where, (after treating them with a good din- the 22d; upwards of eight-tenths of an inch of pressure freedom and liberty of his country. The actor identi

he paid them a further dividend of twelve shillings. was lost in the course of the day. The greatest daily tied himself completely with the character; the audi

creditors wishing to testify their admiration, as well variation of temperature was on the 15th. Mean tem- ence seemed entirely to forget him; and the patriot ratitude for such an honourable action, immediately perature of the oth week, commencing on the 30th of that slew his best lover for the good of Rome, and had scribed a sum to buy Mrs. Waller a set of China. September, 50° ; 41st, 49.4° ; 420, 48 3o; 430, 45.4.; the same dagger for himself when it should please his urhan Chronicie. ending on the 27th of the present month.

country to need his death, stood before them.

The character of this month has been wet and variable; His soliloquy in the first scene of the Second Act, specimen of the Corona Solis, or Sun-flower, was upwards of four inches of rain has fallen on twenty-one when he meditates on the death of Cæsar, was very fine, when in down by the late high winds in the garden of Mr. days and nights, eight of which may be designated as particularly his promise of redress to liis country: omas King, at Lewes, the stem was above 15 feet very rainy.

" () Rome, I make thee promise th, and of a proportionate circumference; and it ex- Ice was noticed on the ground for the first time this If the redres" will follow, thou receiv'st aidd more than thirty branches bearing flowers. season, on the 21st. Prevailing winds south-east.

Thy full petition at the hand of Cæsar,"

Barometrical Pressure. Temperature | Rain, &c.

Deducted from Diurnal Observations made at Manchester, in the month of October, 1820.



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62-1 sus mod plass at your noticing that aema

laie ver streets. I stue, what is called “ playing Porn me. Whenhell suosted in than pupus of the religion a white maps arisen var family bate jeres, in addition to those sentioned by you kubon w wapatawy, he una single sitten in promet within the be, tuo gears. As Ozonias cresia correspodesi, tbet bave loo frequently attended lia Tam bunga lamed" w me holmeget at tant a una change was releam in se manners and dividually. It is of a more serious aed still inere Wute Palataan kami with unikaalsun, and when a you widest our wezelleen dartsen, and can this casting to none, from tbe frequency of their occar. Have we che, Tiens udlende wateron loan cuons has been elect. My father bas become dangerous eril, tba i brz leave to solicit yours www.thepinis, in vain gamle vapaamme vo búa térenta, cand crna a hia political club, and hu already hard ter position in order to prevent. This is ation in die huwe die wind was

the cornerstone of his repotasion, by bis last speech powder to boys. While ibey pretend to commemurde

on the "Turnpike Act." My mother reads us ser- ibe happy frustration of an event long gone by, and Cam Weed for and, wate thend, ay him wildly, but now wrthfully

mons of her own compning, which have always tbe which dues not appear to have aby reference is the y carve hom as a dish it for the Gods

undesired effect of setting us all asleep. My sister has present times, they subject themselves to a variety Mot how to w Nowe his for hende turned portes, and has already composed three son. Magistrate for isseiug bandbills to prevent erikois

of dangers. Every praise is due to our wortby Chel Pliu funeus nadron in the Kennara, "* Prendu, Nemana, hets To Bensibility,”. “To a Tear," and “On the by fire-wurks, but metbinks be base note any samwyinen and lovers," was rather delivered in wo de death of the Princen Charkenre :" the last beginning the root of this evil; and I know you will indulge Wed long of view, and, on the secount, low some of with, "Why werps the Muse," is universally admired, the warmth of a parent's feelings (whose only child wa obye by upon the whole, It was fine piece of der and even quoted by the passons himself, in his sermon has been nearly deprived of sight, and totally of the www wieku plan your journal, But I cannot done this taste for literature, is content to raise her reputation on did, and so unfeeling as to sell this dangerous cus wwwd would beypy much more space than is comes t'other day, and my maiden aunt, Deborah, having no use of one band bý gunpowder), when I say, thet a

long as any sball be found so inconsiderate-NE yubony widout taking some notion of his performance the tottering basis of a tiff-taff shaking pudding, or the position to a thoughtless child, this evil will sales of impoten, ruge on the one side, and endles ramifications of a dish of macaroni; in the continue.

That sucb wretcbes aboutd, 1 bere paciowo wolenanimity on the other, excele making of both which dainties she has attained a moet oo hesitation in saying, though I do bol tin very think of the kind in the draina of this or any other enviable pitch of pre-eminence. On my owo merit to meution any one in particular; but should there wy, bo wonder, then, that an actor of such I must be dumb.

dictates of humanity so far preponderate orer ta pa MX, Vandenholl, should run for above him. in Indeed there was something so ineffably pro You see, Mr. Editor, what a lletle nest of geniuses diminish this serious evil

, an important consolatia

acquisition of a little paltry gain, as in any degre the one to dignified indillevenee, ond in the we form; one fame was all about the country, and would be enjoyed by many an unbappy wir Tawon irony with which he answered the thyents www, we could forgive him the latter from my "Ronst Beef Hall," became the acknowledged temple

PARENT wantud bio boon toropted to have forgotten Mimoeld of Minerva in those parts; yet in such society, where Liverpool, Soo. 10, 1890.

wint of Brujus flew only to his eye, and his study one might expect to find social and elegant mirtb gilons supplied the terror which he diulained to ding in the foast of reason and the flow of soul," should

TO THE EDITOR. demy of compile an unlieeding rook, ho ro we not all be happy? Alas! It is not so. My father ported the foam of hookus

la bappy when composing, and still more when reading There to no tawow, Cassius, in your threatet to wo blu club spooches, a weekly penance we endure esteemed paper, to state the great inconvenience perts

$12, I beg leave, through the medium dlje Wow In wild so strong in honesty

every Monday moruing at breakfast. My mother is the congregation of St. Peter's church are unde, The they pass by mow the idle wind,

happy when she lo lulling her nodding audience by the young persons of both sexes, who make a practice While I Popeor nok, somniferous and you countable spell her homilies pro-organ; forgetting the words over the Communior


meeting, every Sunday afternoon, in a gallery heart on the whole, the masterly manner in which this very duce. My sister to bappy when she sces, under the least paying little attention to them, " This is not buto alaracter was led Cirughout, redocta che word original," ber own versos shining in fair print other but the house of God;" for, during the world dans and who any text he was greeted with just in your amusing Koloidoscope ; and happy, ebrice time of Divine service, they are talking, laughing, and and deserved apa, am saying a great deal, and happy, is that amiable spinster, my aunt Deborah, books, &c. Hoping this long-continued erd met

obably paying the best compliment to the actor for when she sees tho oft-replenished place of the parson or speedily be removed, is the sincere wish of wilotom We the words of a cotemporary writer,

Yours, respectfully, willen ortilor minettier be anual, or interested, or exclueman sent again for another small piece of her pud.

A FRIEND TO GOOD OLDIL. Wincere nue the involuntary and unpromelitated ap ding; with a commendatory espaciation on its merits,

November 8, 1820.
pana la buget from an assembleil multitude, is quite between the time the plate vanishes from under his
Sonte nove poes directly to the matter, and there is fork, till it resumes its place again on the table-cloth.
He gain saying to

I alone am the black sheep amidst this fair flock. My

To Correspondents.
father calls me a "blockhead;" my mother and sister
declare me "incorrigible; and my aunt Deborah has

GENERAL APOLOGY.—The messenger to whose ata Correspondence. never forgiven me the insuli I put upon her, by making

our acknowledgments to Correspondents was cos her favourite cat swallow half the contents of the

mitted, lost the manuscript from the packet, in the GENIUS mustard por. I am fond of society: buc false taste

road between our residence and the printing-office

. and ignorance have banished it from this house : no E. J. of Staffordshire Potteries, one of whose pices TO THE RINOR. more hunting parties, no more balls; all is dull, stupid,

peared in a recent number, is informed that we feet and tiresome; and were it not for fear of being disin- we have mislaid the copy of the remainder, which

was our intention to publish also. If our corresponde Mi-Perhaps there is no terme universally aperited, I should be at open war with the whole party.

ent can overlook the circumstance, we hope to be plied, and yet to file expable of analysis, at that of My sister has prevailed on her father to change the

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Circumstantial Evidence. during which, he observed the change of the more so, as there seemed too much

raiment which the prisoner had made since reason to apprehend he had been murdered ; (l'ontinued from our former numbers.) the time he had seen him in the morning; that he entreated the deceased to discover,

that at the time of the examination, the if possible, the occasion of his misfortune, In the reign of Queen Elizabeth a person prisoner was dressed in the same cloaths assuring him he would use his utmost enwas arraigned before Sir John Dyer, Lord which he had on at the trial; end that on deavours to bring the murderer to justice ; Chief Justice of the Court of Common the witness's charging him with having that the deceased seemed to be sensible of Pleas, upon an indictment for the murder changed his clothes, he gave several evasive what he said, and in the midst of his agoof a man who dwelt in the same parish with answers, and would have denied it; that nies attempted to speak, but being seized the prisoner. The first witness deposed, upon his mentioning this circumstance of with a rattling in his throat, after a hard hat on a certain day mentioned by the the change of dress, the justice granted a struggle, he gave a dreadful groan, and vitness, in the morning, as he was going warrant to search the prisoner's house for vomiting a great deal of blood, some of brough a close which he particularly de- the clothes described by the witness, as which fell on his (the prisoner's) clothes, cribed, at some distance from the path, he having been put off since the morning; that he expired in his arms; that the shock he aw a person lying, seeming to be either after a diligent search the very clothes felt.on account of this accident was not to lead or drunk: that he went and found him which the witness had described were dis- be expressed ; and the rather, as it was well octually dead, two wounds appearing in his covered all bloody, concealed in a straw known there had been a difference between

reast, and his shirt and clothes much bed. He then produced the bloody clothes the deceased and himself, on which account tained with blood; that the wounds ap- in court, which the prisoner owned to be he might possibly be suspected of the murpeared to have been given by the puncture his, and to have been thrast into the straw der : that he therefore thought it advisable of a fork or some such instrument: and bed, with an intention to conceal them on to leave the deceased in the condition he looking about he discovered a fork, lying account of their being bloody.

was, and to take no further notice of the near the corpse, which he took up, and ob- The prisoner being called upon to make matter, that in the confusion he was in, : served it to be marked with the initial let- his defence, gave the following narrative to when he left the place, he took away the ers of the prisoner's name. The witness the court as containing all he knew con- fork of the deceased, and left his own in I the same time produced the fork in court, cerning the manner and circumstance of the room of it, by the side of the corpse ; rhich the prisoner owned to be his. the death of the deceased, viz. “ That he that, being obliged to go to his work, he

A second witness deposed, that on the rented a close in the same parish with the thought it best to shift his clothes ; and that torning of the day on which the deceased deceased, and that the deceased rented they might not be seen, he confessed he had as killed, he had risen early with an inten- another close adjoining to it: that the only hid them in the place where they were found: on to go to a neighbouring market-town ; way to his close was through that of the that it was true, he had denied before the jusid as he was standing in his house, the deceased, and on that day when the murder tice to have changed his clothes, being consor being open, he saw the prisoner go by, was committed, he rose early in the morn- scious that it was an ugly circumstance that essed in a suit of clothes, the colour anding to go to work in his close, with a fork might be urged against him, and being unshion of which he described; that he (the in his hand, and passing through the ground willing to be brought into trouble, if he could kness) was prevented from going to mar- of the deceased, he observed a man at some help it. He concluded his story with a sot, and afterwards the first witness brought distance from the path, lying as if dead, or lemn declaration, that he had related notice to the town of the death and wounds drunk; that he went to see what condition thing but the truth, without adding or the deceased, and of the prisoner’s fork the person was in, and found him in the last diminishing one tittle, as he should answer ing found near the corpse ; that upon this extremity, with two wounds in his breast, it to God Almighty." Being called upon port the prisoner was apprehended and from which a great deal of blood had issu- to produce his witnesses, the prisoner anrried before a justice of the peace, who ed ; that, in order to relieve him, he raised swered with a steady composed countenance is then present in court; that he (the him up, and with great difficulty set him in and solemn tone of voice, that he had no tness) followed the prisoner to the jus- his lap; that he told the deceased he was witness but God and his own conscience. le's house and attended his examination, greatly concerned at his unhappy fate, and The Judge then proceeded to deliver his

charge to the Jury, in which he pathetically the next morning, he sent again to the jury, at the accident, and especially when the enlarged on the heinousness of the crime, on which all the eleven members joined in prisoner was taken up on suspicion of the and laid great stress on the force of the evi- requesting their Foreman to go again into murder: that the former assizes being just dence, which, although circumstantial only, Court, assuring him they would adhere to over, he was unwilling to surrender himself, he declared he thought to be irresistible, their former verdict, whatever was the con- because his farm and affairs would have and little inferior to the most positive proof: sequence; and upon being reproached for been ruined, by his living in a jail so long: that the prisoner had indeed contrived a their former inconstancy, they promised that he was sure to have been acquitted on very plausible story, but if such allegations never to desert or recriminate their Foreman his trial, for he had consulted the ablest were admitted, in a case of this kind, no any more. Upor this, they proceeded into lawyers on the case, who all agreed, that as murderer would ever be brought to justice, Court, and again brought in the prisoner- the deceased had been the aggressor,

he such bloody deeds being generally perpe- Not Guilty.

would only be found guilty of manslaughter: trated in the dark, and with the greatest se- The Judge, unable to conceal his rage at it was true he had suffered greatly in ba cresy: that the present case was exempted, a verdict which appeared to him in the most own mind on the prisoner's account ; but in his opinion, from all possibility of doubt, iniquitous light, reproached them with the being well assured that imprisonment would and that they ought not to hesitate one mo- seyerest censures, and dismissed them with be of less ill consequence to the prisoner ment about finding the prisoner guilty. this cutting reflection, “ That the blood of than to himself, he had suffered the law to The Foreman begged of his Lordship, as the deceased lay at their door.”

take its course.

And in order to reader it was a case of life and death, that the The Judge enquired, both of the sheriff the prisoner's confinement as easy as possia Jury might be at liberty to withdraw; and and the minister of the parish, into the cha- ble, he had given him every kind of assiste upon this motion, an officer was sworn to racter of the Foreman, who each gave him ance, and had wholly supported his family keep the Jury. This trial came on in the an excellent character.

ever since; but to get him cleared of the morning, and the Judge having sat till nine These accounts rather increased his Lurd. charge against him, he could think of at night, expecting the return of the jury, ship’s perplexity; he therefore desired a other expedient than procuring himself is at last sent an officer, to enquire if they conference with the juryman. The jury- be summoned on the jury, and sit at the were agreed in their verdict, for his Lord. man and his Lordship having met, and re- head of them, which with great labour and ship would wait no longer for them. Some tired to a closet, the Judge asked his rea- expense he had accomplished, having all answered, that eleven of them had been of sons for acquitting the prisoner. The jury- along determined in his own breast, rather one mind from the first, but their Foreman man said, as he was under no compulsion to die himself, than to suffer any harm w was of a different opinion, and was unaltera- to avow his reasons, he expected his Lord- be done to the prisoner." bly fixed in it.

ship would engage upon his honour, to His Lordship expressed great satisfactor The messenger no sooner returned, but keep what he was about to unfold, as secret at this account, and after thanking his le the complaining members, alarmed at the as himself had done ; which his Lordship it, and making this farther stipulation, that thoughts of being confined all night, and having promised to do, the juryman then in case his Lordship should happen to sudespairing of bringing their dissenting bro-proceeded to give him the following ac- vive him, he might then be at liberty to ther over to their way of thinking, agreed count:-The deceased being titheman of relate this story, that it might be delivered to accede to his opinion, and having ac- the parish, where he (the juryman) lived, down to posterity, the conference broke up quainted him with their resolution, they sent he had, the morning of his decease been in The juryman lived fifteen years an officer to detain bis Lordship a few mi- his (the juryman's) grounds amongst his wards: the Judge enquired after him evet nutes, and then went into Court, and by corn, and had done him much injustice, by year, and happening to survive him, deir their Foreman brought in the prisoner taking more than his due, and acting other-vered the above relation. Not Guilty.

wise in a most arbitrary manner ; when he His Lordship could not help expressing complained of this arbitrary treatment, he Biographical Notices. the greatest surprise and indignation at this was not only abused with scurrilous lanunexpected verdict, and, after giving the guage, but the deceased likewise struck at

ALI PASHA. jury a severe admonition,' he refused to him several times with his fork, and actually again, with directions that they should be which wounds he then showed his Lord

stories, is partly from Mr. Hobbouse's Travels locked up all night without fire or candle. ship. The deceased seemed bent on mis- and partly from the British Review.] The whole blame was publicly laid upon the chief, and he (the juryman) having no Foreman by the rest of the members, and weapon to defend himself, had no other “ The vizier (Ali) was a short man, about they spent the night in loading him with way to preserve his own life, but by closing five feet five inches in height, and very reflections, and bewailing their fate in being in with the deceased, and wrenching the though not particularly corpulent. He had associated with so hardened a wretch; but fork out of his hands, which having effect- a very pleasing face, fair and round, will he remained quite indexible, constantly deed, the deceased attempted to recover the blue quick eyes, not at all settled into a claring, he would suffer death rather than fork, and in the scuffle received the two Turkish gravity. His beard was long and change his opinion.

wounds which had occasioned his death. white and such a one as any other Turk As soon as his Lordship çame ipto Court He said he was inexpressibly concerned would have been proud of; though he who

cess and defeat we have had so many contradictor

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