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postnles of the diseased with perfect security. The time would shartly. The Foxds.-There is no fluctuation of any consequence to record for arrive when his Hon. Friend near him, and all the old ladies in England, the past week, either in British or Foreign Stock, unless we except a would go to bed and sleep without the least fear of having the plague temporary operation in Mexican Scrip, in consequence of a statement of latroduced into the city, by unpacking a bundloof rags or a bale of cotton la Revolutionary movement in that quarter, which turned out to be a pure from the Levant! With respect to the opinions of professional men, there fabrication. The Shares are also very stationary, with little business were many reasons why much confidence should not be placed in their comparatively doing. Latest quotations : conclusions, Snch men were generally under sich shackles from their Consols, 93} } very calling, that they were rarely found the friends of improvement.
Consols for Account, 93 But he would say of that individual whose name had been so deservedly
si per Cents. Reduced, shut eologised that evening-he meant Dr. Maclean—that he was one of those
PRICES OF FOREIGN STOCKS YESTERDAY.
| Greek Scrip for Acc. 1825, 41 4 dis. extraordinary persons, destined, as well from vigour of intellect as ainre. Brazilian Bonds for Acc. 851 ex. div. Mexican Bonds, 79} } } ex. div. mitting exertion, to create a great change in the world, and to whom, in
Ditto Scrip, 1825, for Acc. 24 pr. Ditto Account, 797 ex. dir. future ages, the finger of the biatorjan will point as one of the greatest
Chilian Bonds, for Acc. 87' ex. div. Ditto Scrip, 1825, 1} 1 pr. benefactors to his species. (Hear, hear, hear?
Colombian Bonds, 91%
Ditto Account, 11 og pr. '. L ina.
Ditto Bonds, 1824, ior Acc. 90% Prussian Bonds, 1822, 100% Mr Trast believed that a full consideration of circumstances would Danish Scrip, 1 os dis.
Russian Bonds, 1872, 95 abew that there existed very just grounds for believing that the plague
Peruvian Bonds, 87
Ditto for Acc. 951 was contagious.
Greek Scrip, 1825,4 dis. Sir R. WILSOL said that he went to Egypt with the impression that the plague was contagious hy contact That apprehension was very speedily The Letter on the VIOLATION of the LIBERTY of the SUBJECT,--and an ample reinoyed. The Turks bad no hesitation in Entering infected places.
NOTICI of Mr. BUCKINGHAY's CALUMNIATORS, in our next.
The bodies of those who died of the plague were buried in their clothes, and were generally duy up and stripped by those who had less fear of the
THE EXAMINER. consequences. The moving divisjon of ihe British army passed throngh villages infected with the plague without being touched with it. Still it was not the business of Government to attempt to force public opinion
LONDON, APRIL 3, 1825. upon a subject of this pature. He would, howerer, recommend that the officers appointed to enforce the quarantine laws, should be placed under regulations which would entirely direst them of any suspicion of interested
THERE is no foreign news to record of the least moment, although as Botires.
a fact which may interest parties intending to visit France, it may be Mr. PBRL was of opinion that the subject was still involved in doubt. as well to observe, that according to the French journals, the Coro
Mr. HCM said that he was in Alexandria while the plague was there. nation of Charles X. will be put off until the 12th of June, as the and that tlie irregularity with which it was known to break out in Egypt, Chambers cannot terminate their sittings in time for the day at present while the whole coast of Asia Minor was quite free from it, proved that appointed. the principles upon which the quarautine laws had been enacted were not correct. Further enquiry was necessary. The bill was read a second time.. :
Some credulous persons expected, that the question of the legality The Threatening Letter Punishment Bill was read a third time and or illegality of the numerous Joint-Stock Companies recently formed, passed.
would be set at rest by the judgment of the Lord Chancellor, in the Thursday, March 31.
case of the Real del Monte Mine. The Learned Lord however does After transacting some routine business, the House adjourned for the not easily move out of his old habits. He gave “judgment" on holidays, till the 14th inst. (The Lords also adjourned till the 13th.) Tuesday last; and by decision more embroiled the fray." He
settled nothing: he started all sorts of suggestions, doubts, and diffFROM THE LONDON GAZETTES.
culties—wished there were precedents to guide him—but was partis Tuesday, March 29. ;.
cularly anxious not to be understood to pronounce any official opinion BANKRUPTCIES ENLARGED...
on any one point. This remark however applies only to the legal J. Sugden, from March 25 to April 15.: and S. Keene, sen., Long-Ditton, questions : his Lordship took care, in the course of his two hours' Surrey, coal-merchant, from April 9,10 April 12.
balancing of hints and doubts, to let the public know his private BANKRUPTCIES SUPERSEDED. R. Hell, jun. Ponlion-in-the-Fylde, Lancashire, liquor-merchant ; and
opinions of joint-stock companies. He condescended to repeat the vague J. H. and H. S. Robinson, Ridden-court, Essex, hay-salesmen.
declamation of Mr. Alderman WAITHMAN on the subject. “Perhaps,"
he remarked, “it was worthy of being noticed that our ancestors BANKRUPTS. J. Tornsey, Beaumont-street, grocer. Solicitor, Mr. Carlon, High-street,
struggled against the Crown ever allowing any monopoly ; but not Mary-lı-bonne.
only were there now monopolising companies respecting golden mines, R. Fry, sen., East-street, Hoxton, cheesemonger. Solicitors, Messrs. Tate
but the time seemed fast approaching when we should not be permitted and Johnston, Copthall-buildings, 'Throgmorton-street.
to eat or to drink, or to have clean linen, except upon the terms some J. Griffiths, Liverpool, grocer. Solicitor, Mr. John, Palsgrave-place, of those companies might think proper to impose."--Had these words Temple-bar.
proceeded from the lips of some Master ROBERT Shallow, sitting in Saturday, April 2.
petty sessions at a country town, we should have had our laugh, and BANKRUPTCY SUPERSEDED. .
there an end o'nt. But coming from the grave authority of the highest J. Cooper, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, shopkeeper.
Law Officer in the State, they merit a slight notice. We cannot suppose BANKRUPTS. R. Millward, Longnor, Staffordshire, grocer. Solicitors. Messrs. Adling.
so good a scholar as Lord ELDON ignorant of the meaning of the word
monopoly, but he certaintly uses it here very ignorantly. Monopoly ton and Co. Bedford-row. . T. Gibbon, Warrington, Lancashire, grocer. Solicitors, Messrs. Taylor
is derived from two Greek words, and means simply the sole or exclusive and Roscoe, King's-hench-walk, Temple.
sale. The monopolies against which “ our ancestors struggled" were M. Abrahams, Mansell-street, Goodman's-fields, oil-merchant. Solicitor,
created by patents from the Crown, which confined the sale of Mr. Norton, Whitecross-street.'.
particular articles to certain persons or associated bodies -(for a A. Hawkins, Old London-road, Hertford, shopkeeper. Solicitor, Mr. monopoly may be vested in a single dealer as well as in a privileged J. Alexander, Chancery-lane.
association.) Now to liken the present companies to these legal J. Fentum, Strand, shopkeeper. Solicitors, Messrs. Dyke and Lock, monopolists, shows either a singular confusion of ideas, or a strange Arundel-street, Strand.
perversion of language. Fluellen's reason for the similarity between J. Hyde, Winchester, grocer. Solicitors, Messrs. Osbaldeston and
Macedon and Monmouth," because there is a river in each, and Murray, Fenchurch-street. T. Lacy, Basinghall-street, factor. Solicitors, Messrs. Borradaile and
salmons in both,"-is sensible in the comparison. The old or real Ashmore. King's Arms-yard, Coleman-streer.
monopolies were constituted by regal authority, which forbad the R. M. Gardner, Deal, merchant. Solicitor, Mr. Simpson, Austin-friars.
vending of certain commodities hy any other than the privileged party. J. Barker, Clare-market, potatoe-dealer. Solicitors, Messrs. Sherwood The present companies are established on the basis of free competitionand Son, Canterbury-square.
their success depends wholly upon the opinion and support of the 8. Robinson, Fenchurch-street, stationer. Solicitors, Messrs. Evitt and public. By the real monopolies, all competitors were shut out from Rixon, Haydon-square, Minories.
the market, in order that the public might be compelled to buy the bad P. Forsyth and J. Bell, Berwick-upon-Tweed, drapers. Solicitor, Mr.
or dear articles of the monopolists. Our new companies found their Dunn, Princes-street, Bank-buildings.
sole hope of procuring business upon their supplying the public with
better or cheaper things than can be had of the rival traders. If they MADAME PASTA.~ The manager of the Italian Opera in London (says our Paris Correspondent) is endeavouring to detach from us the charming
fail to offer this inducement, they must be inevitably ruined ; if they Pasa; he holds out to her the allurements of a most enormous salary,
make good their promises, the public will clearly be benefitted, and and the payment of a debt due to her from the regisseur, Benelli. Sig. the individual traders will have no right to complain. Had Lord Curioui is preparing to depart for London, and it is thought that Mlle. ELDON called them Cavaliers or Roundheads, he would pot have IS The Learned Lord appears to think, that if the baking of our bread, Cambridge University has now on its boards 4,700 students-Oxford, or the washing of our linen, comes to be performed by companies, 4,660. there will be an end of competition ! Does his lordship suppose, that Mr. LAWLESS. The friends of the freedom and happiness of Ireland insurance companies, banking companies, &c. do not compete with have invited Mr. LAWLESS to a Public Dinner on the 12th inst. at the each other, as well as any two contiguous butchers? There are, we London Tavern. Mr. Cool ETT has announced his intention to be preshould hope, comparatively few retail tradesmen in this country so sent, and it is expected that there' will be a large attendance, unreflecting as to take alarm at the jargon uttered about companies Rossix-MILAN.-The Maometto Secondo of Rossini has been attempted swallowing up whole trades. “ Very few branches of business" ob- l here, but without success.' In spite of all its stage effect, and the intro serves the Globe and Traveller, “ can be managed by large companies.
innlied words mon absurdly
duction of horses into the bargain, in spite of the great drum, all would Some, and especially those in which there is a necessity of a large
not do. The good Milanese pronounced it to be un vero errore. With the capital, applicable to remote contingencies, can only be managed by
exception of a preghiera in the first act, the whole is poor in song, and associations in some form or other, as, for instance, Insurances for
barren of ideas. It is to be recollected that, in the space of fifteen years,
Rossini has composed twenty-seven operas, and six farsi, (pieces in one long terms. But what can be best done by large partnerships, and acu; that the greater part of them are quietly laid at rest for ever, andet what by small ones, is best settled by experience, by the choice and the farsi but one, (the Inganno Felice,) still known to the public, and that enterprize of individuals. All that the law need do is to afford all of his later operas in particular, the greater part have come almost stille reasonable security to the public as against the partners, and to the born into the world, it assuredly ought to act as a hint to the composer, partners as against one another. All other interference is mischievous, that it is time to let his talents lie fallow for a season, in order to gain and, under the appearance of promoting the freedom of trade, only energies for future productiveness.—Harmonicon for April. goes to impede it."
PANORA VA OF EDINBURGIThere was yesterday a private view of - The present uncertainty and complication of the law respecting this Exhibition in Leicester-square. Science has laiely done much, and partnerships are disgraceful to the legislature. All parties admit that a steam-packet will waft us in a few hours within sight of the Northern the absurd jumble of enactments known as the “ Bubble Act,” can
Capital; but Art 100 has accomplished wonders; and by its aid we Menever be properly understood or enforced ; yet week after week passes,
tropolitans, at the cost of ls. can now enjoy a nearly equal advantage, while judges and members of parliament go on spargere voces in vulgum
and that too, as the renowned Dr. Brodum used to puff it, “ without loss
gum of time or hindrance of business." This view of stony Edinburgh, ambiguas, by which the thousands interested in various undertakings without any double allusion, is really a capital one, and is so well de are kept i needless uneasiness. As matters are now managed, those picted, that, after an hour's inspection of it, we do not doubt that we partnerships which can afford it, apply to Parliament for acts merely I could find our way to the principal points so admirably marked by the to afford themselves and the public the convenience of suing and being ingenious Artists. sued by one of their partners or servants; while those which are not DIORAMA. - Those who have not seen the new picture, cannot appreciate rich enough, go without, and incur the consequent inconveniences. The full capabilities of this combination of art and science. The Moonlight This is partial and disreputable. A general law should be passed, View of Holyrood Chapel is peculiarly adapted to this kind of exhibition. which would afford all proper facilities, and define the rights and ob However dexterously the light and shadow were managed in Canterbury Jigations of partnerships, without pretending to discriminate between and Chartre Cathedrals, there was still a something wanting to give the bad and good schemes, or to regulate those matters which a free trade
look of reality; there was a transparency arising from the necessity of alone can bring to their natural issue.
strong light behind, which deprived the columns and walls of that solid
appearance they have in nature.' But the dusky moonlight on the very QUARANTINE Laws - The attention of the public and the Legislature picturesque ruins in the new scene either does not create or conceals any has been called forcibly to this subject by the zealous and premitting little deficiencies, and leaves (to our feeling) a complete optical illusioti. ondeavours of Dr. Maclean, who showed his sincerity in the cause of It seems as though you could walk out of the exhibition room upon the non-contagion, by exposing himself to the plague in Turkey.-The ba cold dark ground, and the eye just pierces the darkness visible" through lance of evidence appears to us to be in favour of the position, that the the arches on the right hand. The bright rays of the moon, shining from plague (as well as iyphus fever, which it resembles) is not contagious behind the ruined gateway, produce a most beautiful effect on the monsthat it arises from local causes, and is propagated and continued by local growil walls, and throw « a dim religious light" over the whole picture causes--by exhalations from marshiy grounds, from filth and other cir which harmonises admirably with the subject, and communicates to the cumstances, that affect the air of spots more or less limited in extent. It spectator a sensation of the stillness and even chilliness of the place. The is, however, extremely ditficult to deal with medical evidence. The l perspective is exquisite-it is quite free from that want of level in the results are sometimes
someumes very clear, but the causes are uncertain, and the ground and lines of building, which commonly injures the effect of p800passions of the witnesses strons. It is easy to know when a man is dead. Iramic views. The little plaintive Scotch air which seems to gush out but it is sometimes hard to learn how he got into that predicainent. One from among the concealed ruins, would add much to the illusion it the must lay aside all one's prejudices, low often do we read in medical | ladies and gentlemen present did not supply a tongue-accompaniment publications of wonderful cures performed in desperate maladies, while the which breaks the charm. On the whole, however, we were never before patients immediately after take upon themselves to die, on the most tri- / so much gratified by any siinilar representation; and for the same reason iling and unjustifiable pretences! A man's hip is amputated, and he re- / never so much annoyed by the very ill-contrived plan of the spectators covers; but he dies directly of a rheumatism in his remaining foot. At platform, which excludes all but those in the front seats from a good view the time of the affair at Peterloo, it was stated by a most respeciable Mem. I of the scene, and gives rise to a very indecorous scrambling noise, and ber in the House of Commons, that a weaver who had been sabred and standing on benches, &c, during tlie whole exhibition. Pray Set the trodden on, without injury to his general health, died presently after par- | carpenters amend this without delay. taking of a slice of shoulder of mutton. The Radicals perversely attributed Lion Fight. The combat between the Lion Nero and six Mastiffs, his death to the wounds instead of the meat. Perhaps he had had onion took place on Tuesday, on Warwick Race-course, for, it is said, 5000 sauce.-The balance of evidence seems, we repeat, greatly in favour of sovereigns. The crowd to witness the fight was excessive, although the the non-contagion theory. Nearly all tlie facis brought against it may price of admission was 78. 6d. When the Lion was brought into the be explained in favour of it. A leading fact, strongly in favour of the area, he pawed the earth, lashed his tail, and ruared tremendously, non-contagionists, is the total disappearance of the plaque in England Three of ibe mastiff's were now let loose upon him, two of whom rane and other northern countries, since cleanliness and airiness in the towns him with great spirit. The Lion couched on his paws, sprang on one of diave been more prevalent than in ancient times. A leading argument in bem, grasped his loins, and literally cruslied him to pieces! The other their favour is, that if the theory of contagion were correct, the plagie mastiff succeeded in pinning the lion by his under jaw, while the third would never be extinguished in any place where it had once arisen. Yet fastened near his hind leg. The Noble Beast now threw up his we find that it is extinguislied, and revives at certain times of the year. head, and raising his near fore paw, made a plunge at the far dos, -Globe and Traveller.
bu he escaped ; but the other shortly got a blow with the Lion's The Committee for Mr. Brougham's Dinner have found it necessary paw, which broke his back; and thus two of his opponents lay to notice, for the purpose of discountenancing, some disreputable nitempis totally disabled.--In about five minutes, three fresh Mastiffs were 10 trailic in tickets, at greatly advanced prices, which the cupidity of the introduced, when the Gght re-commenced. All the dogs rushed holders, and the unprecedented anxiety to obtain adini sion, lave given at the Lion's noge, but he threw them off, got one of them in ni rise to. We know that trco guineas liad been offered for a tichet, and tremendous jaks, and crushed every bone in him in an instant! Another refused; the price of the ticket-brokers was three muineas and five dog receired his death blow direcıly after, and the Lion, now seemingly huineas. The arrangements of the Committee, to accommodate every goaded to madness, lashed his sides, and springing on the fifth Mastiti, body as far as possible, will spoil the vade.- Edinburgh Times.
grievously inaimed him in the side. It having been agreed, that if one Years ago, we recommended to Dr. MACLEAN, then subjected to the log only remained capable of fighliny, the victory should be given lo fierce assaults of envy, batred, and malice," to possess bis soul in the Lion, the combat row of course ceased; and Nero's triumph was patience, and persevere in his good work. He wanted no such advice declared amid shouts of applause! If the planners of this “poble sport from us; but he has persevered, and, almost miraculous as it inay seem, bad themselves received a wharp pat or two from Nero's paiv, we are o his enlightened opinions 1:0W find stocates even in the rery head - opinion that it iniulit have langhthem a liule discretion, if not humanity. quarters of bigotry and jobbing,--the House of Coinmons. li will be the spectators 100-Who so eagerly gave their money to witness this scene seen that the doctrine of Playlie Contagion is doubted or opposed by of bone-crushing and blood-if the Lion lad lashed their sides well in. some of the ables! persons in Parliament, and that Ministers contemplate stead of his own, it migheliave been quite as u-eful an exercise of his a relaxation at least in the Quarantine Laws. Mr. HOBROUSE's remarks Royal rail. Truly, we Britons of 1825 are a inoat bupane, and thigung, on medical testimony, and his eulogium on Dr. MACLEAN, are equally and polished people! sound inpriate. " So should deser! in Art be crowned."
EFFECT OF MODERATE DUTIES.--The reduction of the duty on spirits / PERSPIRATION.-As soon as the leaves of plants expand, insensible in Ireland, from 58. od. to 25. a gallon, went far towards putting down perspiration takes place, which is very abundant in some plants. The smiggling, and its train of evils; while it has been productive of a con-helianthus annuus, or sun flower, emits 17 times as much perspiration agi siderable increase of revenue. Have not the people of this over-laxed the human body, and the cornelian cherry, or cornus masculus, evaporales country a right to demand of the Government, seeing the sound prin in twenty-four hours twice the weight of the whole shrub. This process ciple of moderate duties thus strengthened by positive experience, that resembles the insensible perspiration of the human frame, wliich carries the inmoderate weight of taxation on tea, tobacco. suvar, brandy. &c. &c. off about five pounds daily, either from the pores of the skin or the should be lightened, for the ease of the people, and the repression of lungs.- Mr. Wheeler's Lecture at the London Mechanics' Institution. muggling, as well as for the promotion of commerce and the augmenta- WARM AND VAPOUR BATHING.--We are pleased to see the efforts tion of the revenne: Nor should the nerospaper tax be forgotten. regard. which are making to render the custoin of bathing more general in this ing which there is unquestionable proof, ihat the revenue has suffered in country, because we are fully convinced that the practice conduces more precise proportion to the increase of the dury. We are a little surprised ihan nimnost any other thing to the preservation and the restoration of that no Member of Parliament has proposed the abatement of an impost health. With respect to the vapour bath, we feel convinced that, in which operates as a direct check upon ihe spread of knowledge, without
many cases, arising from obstructed perspiration, and in a variety of disanswering even the purposes of revenue.
eases to which the natives of our ever-varying climate are particularly liable, it is a most efficacious remedy.--Some prejudices, however, still exist,
upon the subject of warm and vapour bathing, which operate against NEWSPAPER CHAT.
their becoming as general in this country as in many other parts of the
world. It is a prevailing opinion that it is dangerous to venture into the MUSIC.-A great sensation appears to bave been made in Italy by the cold air soon after having used the warm baths. Nothing can be more production at Venice and Florence of a new Opera called Il Crociato in unfounded, or contrary to experience, than this apprehension; as the Egillo. The Harmonicon informs us, that the composer is Mayerbeer, fact is, that the human body, after having been subjected 10 a high temwho was already known by his Romilda,-an Opera, however, far below perature of water or vapour, is better enabled to endure a very low one Pris present work. At Florence, we learn from the same journal, “ the ihan it was 'previously to such immersion; and, although it is true that Opera was received with great furore; during the first three evenings, a rapid transition from cold to heat is highly dangerous, and often fatal. the Composer was regularly summoned to make his appearance at least it is a well-ascertained fact that the human body can, without detriment, four times during the course of the piece, in order to receive the congra- or even much inconvenience, pars from great heat to intense cold; and talations of a very full house. The singers were also called to share the that, when inured by labit, it can endure a sudden transition from the same tribute of applause."
temperature of boiling water to that of freezing water.-London MechaIn the county of Derby, it is said, there is not a single clergy man in nics' Reģister... the commission of the peace.
ELOPEMENT.-An elopement took place on Tuesday morning from the Tac LION AND MASTIFF FIGNt.-Worcester race-course is the place neighbourhood of Gower-street, Bedford-square. The parties were fixed on for the approaching fight for 5.000 sovereigus, .between Mr. Miss S- , a wealthy heiress, turned twenty years of age, and the son Woinbwell's lion, Nero, and ihe six inastiffs. A temporary amphitheatre of a baronet. Trace has been had of the parties, and the purstiers were will, it is said, be erecied, and a circular den, 36 feet in circumference, in full chase northward. The lady, accompanied by a man-servanı, did made in the centre, while a suflicient space will be left between the bars not return home from a perambulation of the neighbouring squares, nor for the dogs to get in and out. The lion is five years old, stands 41 feet has the footman been as yet retornable. high and is 13 leet in length.
TAE SUN DIAL.-Wliy is it almost every wliere vanished? If its A NICE DISTINCTION._We see that Sir Thomas Lethbridge expressed business-use be superseded by more elaborate inventions, its moral uses, 19 Parliament his deep regret, at " the apathy that was manifested out of its beauty, might liave pleaded for its continuance. It spoke of moderate dsors on the subject; he sincerely regretted it ; but he was persuaded that labours, of pleasures 1101 protracted after sun-set, of temperance, and it was not in union with the true feeling of the country." Why, Sir / good hours. It was the priinitive clock, the liorolage of the first world. Thomas, as Sir Francis Burdett has most justly observed, “ to have is to Adam could scarce have missed it in Paradise. It was the measure ap. have;" so, Sir Thomas, to feel is to feel; and, Sir Thomas, if the people propriate for sweet plants and Powers to spring by, for the birds to out of doors do manifest an apathy, an apathy they feel; and, Sir Thomas, apportion their silver warblings by, for tlocks to pasture and be led to then that is “ the true feeling of the country :' for, what the devil is the fold by. The shepherd “ carved it out quaintly in the sun," and, turning country, if it be not " out of doors ?" You carry a great deal of power philosopher by the very occupation, provided it with moitos more touchinto the House, 1o be sure ; but you have not got the country there.--|
ing than tombstones.-- Elia. Cobbett's Register.
Mrs. S. the wife of a respectable merchant, residing in the City-road, REASON AND INSTINCT..-Qiher animals appear to possess the faculty
the mother of four children, eloped on Friday week, with a gentleman of of mentory as strongly as man; for dogs will recognise persons, places,
considerable properly, residing in the neighbourhood, and who is upand things, when ihe minds of their masters have lost all traces of them.
wards of fifty years of age. The seducer was on the most intimate terms This may be by some attributed to instinct; but I have never heard or
with Mr. S. and his family. Tuesday evening, the faithless wife and read any account of that faculty, satisfactorily distinguishing it from
her paramour were discovered residing at Chelsea. Mrs. S. is scarcely reason in every instance; and until I have been more fully informed, I
30 years of age, possessing great personal attractions. We understand am quite willing to allow the brute creation to enjoy certain faculties
thai the subject will, in the ensuing Term, undergo public investigation. with ourselves, Birds, too, seemn to possess memory, which is evinced
- Morning Herald. by their learning tunes, and their endeavours to hit upon the right
There is a very pleasant article in the last London Magazine, under the notes ; for it is impossible that they should endeavour to conforın their
ir title of “ Loose Thoughts on Harriette Wilson.” “The sound objection voices lo notes of which they have no idea.--Mr. Reynolds's Lecture at
(says the writer) if any, to these publications, is, that there are not the London Mechanics' Institution.
enough of them. If every Serumpet had her Stockdale; if there were a
co-extension of bookselling with brothels; if multiplied John Bulls hung MR. HAYNE AND Miss Foote.--Great pains have been taken to keep
to keep their Bible and cushions over against each gin-shop, pounced upon every the affairs of these parties before the public; but the truth has not yet
fish woman guilıy of a dram, noted the crapula of every cosiermonger beea stated. The fact is, that the marriage settlements were actually
with extreme liberty, and bronght every obscene oath under the severe signed by both parties, and that Miss Foole was the person who declined
eye of a moral public, we should anticipate results most favourable to the match, although one year's pin money (5001.) had been paid in advance 10 her Solicitor, Mr. Gili. The marriage was to have taken
- Blest dreams, alas! place on the Sunday, at Dover, from whence the happy pair were to have
From man withheld, even to these latter days! proceeded to the Continent to spend the loneymoon; but on the Saturday
lay But what can one Wilson do-what can two Wilsons do--(for there is pighi, Mr. Hayne was verbally assured by Mr. Gill, that Miss Foote had
another Professor of Morality of that name, besides Miss Ilarriette)-10 changed her inind.-Morning Chronicle.
stem the wickedness of the age ?" HORTPOL INFLUENCE OF BAKER'S BREAD.-A correspondent of the Lancet says, “ A physicjan, of extensive practice and long experience,
TUE TOLERANT BISHOP. bas made the following remark : That out of fifty cases of indigestion
COLLECTING my dues, when your farm-yard I enter, and its consequent calainities, thirty-nine, on on average, may be cured
It is not my custom to say, by obliging the patient to use home-made bread, instead of ihat which
“ Do you go to church, or are you a dissenter;" is made by the baker. The writer of this article, also a medical man,
But," Have you the money to pay ?" can confirm, from his own experience as well as an extensive practice,
But when, by the Doctor, you're left in the lurch, the truth of the above remark, communicated to him by a brother phy.
And Deall his commission discloves, Scian. Bakers' bread is a perfectly sui generis substance, and is unlike
I ask-" Did the fellow allend to luis church!” any other bread. It always contains a portion of alun and the subcar.
If you did I say, “ Toll the Bell, Moses !" bonale of potae, and some other unknown ingredient. The proof of fond bread is its keeping. Country bread will keep good a week, and
But if the Nicene ever silick in your throattans is a beller test of the genuineness of bread ihan the usual test
Or the Thirty-nine Articlex staggered, employed for alum. Bakers' bread binds the bowels, and produces
You die a Dissenter,lalter my note Bervous disorders, in many persons, of an alarming kind; and the writer
To-- Don't toll the Bell for inat Blackguard !" well remembers the improved healeh enjoyed by the students of the And this for a maxim I always advance, college at which he was educated, after the medical professor had for
'Tho' my reasons I cannot unriddle bidden the use of bakers' bread, and an oven had been erected for the
“ All those who wont fiddle when I chose to danoe, en lloge beking."
" When dead-shall not dance lo my Middle."
NAPOLEON TURNED GARDENER.-The Emperor made his arrangements, CURE FOR Fever.- was in my turn attacked with a violent fever, and the next morning he was already at work. He named Noveraz, and having but little confidence in the treatment prescribed by our who had been accustomed in rural occipalions, head-uardener, and Europeon Surgeons, whose practice was rather at fault in this burning worked under his directions, His first atteinpes were successful; and, I zone (Souch Ainerica) I made an attempt to cure myself; and for that desirous that I should witness his dexterity, he sent for me. “ Well, purpose, got up to the neck in a tub full of cold water, and remained 24 Doctor," said he, as I approached, * are you satisfied with your patient ? hours in it. This rash expedient proved successful; the fever left me.
is le obedient enough ?" In saying this, he held up his spade, laughed, Memoirs of Count Segur. looked at me, shook bis head, glancing his eye at what he had done. We are sorry to learn that, owing to a renewal of the unpleasant dis“ This is better than your pilly, Dottoraccio ; you shall not physic me any turbances which occurred some iime ago at Oxford, three or four more."--Ile set to work again, but left off after a few minutes. “ This young men of family have been rusticated for a twelvemonth.-Herald. occupation is too laborious; I ain exhausted; my hands conspire with It is asserted that the young gentlemen of a public school, not satisfied my weakness, they pain me; the remainder anoilier time."
remainder, another time.' And he with the reputation which they lately acquired at Bow-street, afterwards
And lie will die reputation which the threw down the spade.-" You are laughing," said lie: “I see the calls actually turned their missiles against the head master himself.--Herald. of your merriment; you piry my fair bands. Never mind : I have always
A NEW LUXURY!—The Courier of Tuesday contained the following accustomed my body to bend io my will, and I shall bring it to do so
advertisement:" Any Nobleman, Gentleman, or Lady, wishing to have Now, and inure il to ibis exercise.” He did so, and soon grew fond of it.]
a Hermit on their estaies, may hear of one who would engage for seren He carried away the mould, caused it to be conveyed from one spot 10 another, and pressed all Longwood into his service. The Emperor urged
years, by sending proposals (post-paid) with real name, to A. B. at," &c. 114, excited us, and every thing around us soon assumed a different aspect.
Monday afternoon, when Mr. Montague was arguing on a bankrapt's Here was an excavationthere a basin or a road. We made alleys,
petition before the Vice-Chancellor, the Court was thrown into a grollos, cascades; the appearance of the ground had now some life and
momentary confusion, in consequence of a crowd of persons rushing into diversity. We planted willows, oaks, peach-irees, to give a little shade
the Court. They were alarined, it seemed, at the sudden and unexpected round the liouse. Having completed the ornamental part of our labours,
appearance of a mad bullock, which entered Lincoln's Ion by Chancery we turned to the useful. We divided the ground; we manured it, and
lane, pursued by a party of boys, buichers, and dogs. The infuriated sowed it with abundance of beans, peas, and every vegetable that grows
aniinal endeavoured to enter the door of the Court, but a person who had in the island. The Governor beard of our plantations, &c. and looked
ted from it, and who had effected his security, closed them just as the upon them with a suspicious mye: this great movement was certainly
bullock was at the threshold. Tue animal then turned round, and ran intended to mask some conspiracy, some plot. He hastened to the spot.
into Carey-street, followed by a numerons party of assailants.-The “ Is it by your advice that General Bopaparle takes this violent exer
erection of the grand slaughter-house at Smithfield will prevent dangers cise?"--Tassenied, and he shrugged up his shoulders, protesting that he
and nuisances of this description. could not conceive what we were about. “ You harass yourselves in Ifihe Phrenologists (a sect who now boast much of the rapid progress transplanting trees in a soil without humidity, and exposed to a burning
of their creed) are to be believed, the Irish would have but a poor prosun: it is labour lost; they will die; not one will grow up."-linformed spect before them, alıbough they were emancipated to their hears' colla the Emperor of our conversation.-- The wretch," said he, “envies me teni. It is asserted in the last number of the Phrenological Journal, that every minute tliat he does not embitter. He wishes my death; he calls the genuine Irish head is much smaller than the generality of English for that moment; it comes too slowly to satisfy his impatience. But let and Scortish heads, and that the organs of the relecting faculties and of him be comforted, this horrible climate is charged with the execution of most of the moral sentiments in the former are not nearly so well developed the crime, and it will full its trust sooner than he expects."'-Last Days | as in the latter. Here, then, is the root of the evil. The prosperity of of Napoleon.
The North of Ireland, it seems, is not attributable to the introduction of Thomas CAMPBELL-POETRY AND FREEDOY.- Mr. Campbell is not
the linen trade, as many politicians have imagined; but to the capacity among the number of those poets whose hatred of oppression has been
and intelligence of the Scottish brain, which is there prevalent, and as chilled by the lapse of years, or allayed by a base self-interest. He has
distinguishable from that of the Aborigines as the manufactured turnip held on his course, through good and through bad report, unseduced,
of Blackwood was from the head of Bonaparte. There still, however, unterrified, and is now found in his duty, testifying as fearlessly against
appears to be a ray of hope for the Irish. The organs of the brain, it is the invaders of Spain, in the volume before us, as he did against the
said, may be increased in size and power by exercise, in the same way as spoilers of Poland in the very first of his publications. It is a proud thing
the army of a black nith grow strong in consequence of his constant indeed for England, for poetry, and for mankind, that all the illustrious
luammering. It is therefore recommended to Government to afford the poets of the present day-Byron, Moore. Rogers, Campbell,--are dis
Irish some opportunity of exercising their belter faculties. Hitherto, they linguished for their zeal for freedom, and their scorn for courtly adu.
have been chietly occupied in reflecting on acis of oppression, and devislarion; while those who have deserted that manly and most holy cause
ing schemes of revenge the consequence of which, it is alleged, is, that bave, from that hour, felt their inspiration withdrawn, their harp-strings
their organs of combativeness and destructiveness are remarkably large. broken, and the fire quenched in their censers! Even the Laureate, since
-Dundee Advertiser. bis unhappy Vision of Judgment, has ceased to sing, and fallen into
Dr. Bailly has communicated to the Institute the results of some curious undiful as well as ignoble silence, even on court festivals.- Edinburgh
researches on the numbers of births in several towns. He infers, from Reviere.
numerous inquiries of this description, that the health and vigour of The daughter of a wealthy merchant, who was at boariling-school near parents has a remar
parents has a remarkable infuence on the sex of their offspring, and that Windsor, has eloped with the valet of a gentleman of lasliion, resident it is possible, by means of appropriate regimen, to produce such a stale in the neighbourhood. The fugitives are gone to Scotland to be married l of health as may augment the chances in favour of a male or female it is supposed, but it is believed that the valet has already a wife living.
birthi. This discovery may be useful in many respects, particularly by JRISH PROVINCIAL BANKS.–Our country requires an increase of capital, enabling us to augment either the males or females of our flocks and and she has resources within herself 10 'amply repay those who emplov herds. -- French Paper. it for her benefit. Our peasantry want suitable objects npon which their 1 Another instance of the intolerant spirit
Another instance of the intolerant spirit of the French Clergy occurred industry can be efficiently and constantly exercised. They are deficient « few days ago at Piney, near Troves. A rich and respectable farmer in the knowledge of many rational con forts, which an improved state of named Berlin, aged seventy-four, having died suddenly, without receit. civilization and a free circulation of money must inevitably bring. The ing the sacrament, the curate refused to admit the body into the church, establislıment of Provincial Banks in Ireland will, in addition to these or to perform the funeral ceremony. The body was accordingly put into important advantages, produce a diminution in the burihens and an aug. the ground by the friends, who repealed the prayers ordered for the ser. mentation in the revenue of the nation. It would render the Union be. vice of the dead. It was worthy of remark, that the curate had been sent tween Ireland and England not inerely one of political expediency, but, I for to administer the sacrament, and had refused on the ground that the as Mr. Dawson justly remarked, of mutual interest and reciprocal obli- sick person was not in so dangerous a state as to require it. gation.-The Northern Whig.
| A Good PATIENT.-Brighton, March 27.-Mrs. Dulany, a lady who The IRISH.-Mr. Ensor, in a pamphlet he has just published, entitled, has been residing for some time past in Brighton, and who is very rich, A Defence of the Irish, and the Means of their Redemption, observes, having, in addition to an income which was always large, came into "Then it is said that the Irish, are idle; and what people in bondare. I posseesion, a few months since, of considerable property by the death of a from the Jews in Egypt to the Negroes in the West Indies, ever gratified brother, has a dair biter, of whom she is exceedingly fond, and who has their lank-muwiers? But it is false that the Irish are idle. Could they pay for several years been afficted with an illness from which the physicians such renis, lithes, or imposts, where there is lille capital or encourage to whom slie applied could give no relief. She was at lengih advised to mient, and where llie greater part of ille produce is transmilled to ab. consulDr. Yales. She did no, and in the course of three months her guteps, and be idle! There is, besides, direct evidence for the intensity daughter was cured. The gratirude of Mrs. Dulany knew no bounds. of their exertions. In a report of a Committee of the House of Commons. In addition to the established medical fees, she prevented the Doctor with published last lear, it is stored, thar the Irish people are most anxious to a check for 1.000) yuineas, and not content with this, has given him a to work ; that they worhed for the smallest pillance, for mere subsistence, carriage and horses, the former built in the most handsome style, which and that when able to obrain labour by contract, they frequently exere cost 300 guinegu; shie has also insisted on defraving the expenres incurred themselves to the injury of their lealth. Such are they at home, wbile | by the establishment of coach and horses. Besides this, Mr. Dulany in England they mix in every operation during the harvest, replenish presented Mrs. Yates with a valuable diamond ring, and on New Year's the manufactories of Glasgow, Manchester, &c. with able hands, and in day sent the Doctor a watch which cost 90 guineas. And further, she Tandon they onl-do the severpost drucures. Possilier abroad, they swell has made a present of 5001. 10 the young lady, Mise B- n, whose re1!1mgiile of indonery and enterprise in the United States; and in the new commendation induced her to consiflo Dr. Y. on her daughter': case. bi comtries of the South, in the second and third generation afier Mrs. Dulany is probably worih 10,0001. A year. (Dr. Yales is brother 10
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HOSPITALITY IN NORWAY.-Mr. Boie asking for his reckoning at of the Liturgy in which a prayer was offered up for “ our most religious Seyerstad, the mistress of the house led him to the window, aud points and gracious King ;” and ibat it was his intention to interrupt it in one ing to the sea and to the surrounding fields, said So long as the land of the parish churches. When the witness arrived at that part of the gives us corn, and the sea fish, no traveller shall be able to say, that we Liturgy, in which the High Court of Parliament and the King are prayed have accepted money of him."-See “ M. Boie's Tour in Norway," ia for, he raised his voice as much as possible in order to keep the attention the Cabinet of Foreign Voyages and Travels.
of the congregation engaged if he could, in the event of an attempt being,
made to disturb them. As soon as he repeated the words “our most . LAW
religious and gracious King," the defendant muttered something about “a lie,” which attracted the attention of the whole congregation. The
bendle immediately removed bin ; not, however, before he repeated the COURT OF CHANCERY. MÁRCH 29.
words, “It is a most abominable lie." REAL DEL MONTE COMPANY:-KINDER U. TAYLOR AND OTHERS. The defendant's letter was here read. It stated that the prayer in
This day, the LORD CHANCBLLOR gare bis judgment in this case, which question was a most wicked mockery of the Christian religion, and that bad been previously argued at great length. It occupied his Lordship Paine or Carlile had never published or written anything half so impions. two hours, and in the course of his speech he observed, that supposing the Enclosed in it was a printed hand bill, addressed “ To all nen who love acting as a corporation were not within the siatute 6 Geo. I. could it be Troth,” denouncing the wickedness of pronouncing the Sovereign in asserted that persons acting so, and exhibiting themselves to the world as solemn prayer to be « a most religions and gracious King," when it was a corporale body, were not committing an offence at common law !--His well-known that he was “ a most immoral and irreligious King." Lordship, with reference to the clause limiting the respongibility of the The Beadle stated, that the words used by the defendant were," That proprietors to the amount of their shares, observed, the Company night so is a lie : you ought to be ashamed of yourself to tell such an aboinimalimit it as among themselves, but not as to tbird persons; every subo ble lie.” kcriber in such concerns as these become liable to third persons to the Being called on for his defenee, Mr. 'Hale asked how a King living in extent of every shilling he had or would have in the world. It was im- the commission of every crione could be held up as the very image of the portant, also, for such persons to know, that their liability to third per- Son of God? This prayer did not hold op the King as a religious King, soos might be to the whole amount of the capital. It was a question whenor yet a very religious King, nor yet an exceedingly religious King ; but ther the acting as a corporation was not an offence, independent of open, las ó a most religious and gracious King,” than which no higher words ing books and receiving subscriptioos. There was no doubt, that if there could be applied to the Son of God himself; to whose image, therefore, it were a case of a person puffing off some project, pocketing the premium, exalted him. Now the character of the King was notoriously immoral, and getting out of the scrape, the offence was indictable. Our forefathers and anything but like the Son of God bad nselessly struggled agaiust monopolies granted by the Crown, if indi. The CHAIRMAN said, the Court could not allow him to go on to abuse ridoals could create them at pleasure. The time seemed approaching, the Sovereign. when we should not be able to cat, or drink, or have clean linen, but The Defendant said, he did not want to abuse the Sovereign, but to apon terms which these companies inight think fit to prescribe. Then as defend the Christian faith. ta pablic credit, if it were true that directors of companies might, if they The CHAIRMAN observed, that he coold not do that here ; neither had pleased, ask for millions and millions, to the amount of more in one year it anything to do with the charge against him, which was for disturbing than the mioister of this country was able to raise during an expensire a congregation. war in many years, could things remain in this state? If there should be The Defendaut replied, that since he was prevented from making a a clash between the calls of the country and these companies, it might be defence in his own way, he would make the best defence he could. He worth while to consider wbether the country could go on in such circun. then asked Mr. Garney-Pray, did you never state that his Majesty was staoces; and if not, how could they be beneficial ? His Lordship then the greatest adulterer in the world? pmeerded to consider the grievance complained of in the present suit. Mr. Gurney shook his head, and the Court again interposed. Sopposing tbe company to be legal (a point his Lordship could not decide The Defendant asked if he would not be allowed to make his defence ? without further information), the cause of difference between the parties The CHAIRMAN. Certainly not that kind of desence. If you have any was, That Mr. Kinder had not done right in neglecting to distribute 50 observations to make to the Jury of a different description, you will be shares in Mexico; and that the Bolanos Company said, if you will take heard as long as you choose.. 21 shares, you may; but you shall not, after your past conduct, be a The Defendant then addressed the Jary, but still in a similar strail.' partner. The Court had nothing to do with this question, whether Mr. H. quoted passages from Scripture, to show the heinolistiess of attering a Kinder or Mr. Taylor had acted right. This Company might or might lie in prayer to God, and was again proceeding to prove that the prayer pot be'in existence. This Coort might be applied to by all sorts of in anestion contained what was untrue, when mielies; it might have before it a company for extractiug oil from The CHAIRMAN once more stopped him, and left the case to the Jury, | radishes, as existed in 1720. If there were such a company as the Bola.
who instanıly pronounced a verdict of Guilty. Dos Company (for there was nothing to show whether there was a con. Mr. ALLEY observed, that the Act of William and Mary limited the fine tract, or what it was) that Company bad no right to benefit by the con- to only 201. wbich however was then perhaps equal to 1002. now. tract, if it had been so acquired as to make it a subject of trust for the The Defendant. I don't know what your circumstances are ; but Real del Monte Company. If the Real del Monte Company thought I perhaps 202 are as much to me as 20,0001. 10 you. proper to say to Mr Kinder, we are not bound to take the. Bolanos mine,' Mr: ALLEY –And you have just now stated that you have spent 300l. and we divest ourselves of it, his Lordship would not say that they might in disseminating your wickedness. not take it for themselves. Ji Mr. Kinder had a right to say, I insist The Defendant - If uttering the truth be wickedness, I glory in it. that the mine shall belong to the Real del Monte Company, and the The CHAIRMAN.-Well, what course do you mean to pursue ? 200,0001. shall be raised for the New Company, might not other proprie. The Defendant. It is not in my power to pay the five. tors, with equal right, soy they would not take it with Mr. Kinder? There The CHAIRMAN.-Then you must remain in prison all your life, iinless Vis one point on which the Company were wrong: they could not carry you apply to that quarter which you have just been abusig. my business with the officers and servants of the Real del Monte Coni.
The Defendant.--It was not my intention to abuse the Sovereign ; nor pay; they must therefore be prevented, unless the association were should I have considered myself as warranted in speaking of bim at all, illegal. After anxious consideration, this point appeared to his Lordship had not his name been made use of in this impious manner. to be the only one upon which the Court's opinion as to the illegality of He was then removed from the bar. the Company could be insisted on. His Lordship considered that there bad not been such a case made out as to authorize biin to grant an injunc.
ASSIZES. ton on behalf of Mr. Kinder. The Court therefore refused it, with the
LEICESTER, Marcu 28 - Abraham Billson, aged 40, was tried for the reservation, that if the parties could not arrange matters, the Court must
murder of his wife, Anu Billson, on the 7th of December last. It ap be resorted to again; and when the contract and the further inforination
peared from ibe evidence, that the prisoner aod his wife had quarrelled, a'loded lo should be before it, the opinion of a Court of Law might then
as he was afflicted with jealousy. He had been heard to threaten her with be taken !--The injunction was therefore refused.
something faial; and on the evening in question, a cry of murder was The Court was throoged to excess. Several ladies were present, which
heard, and soon after she was seen running in the street with her hans was the occasion of several facetious remarks froin his Lordship, with
to her throat. She was taken to a house, where she soon died. Her reference to their interest in the question. The Earl of Lauderdale was
throat bad been cit across upwards of seven inches, and the windpipe 9a the bench, as usual.
completely cut from the tongue. The Prisoner ut first denied, but subie.
sequently confessed his guilt. Three months after the murder, a razor WESTMINSTER SESSIONS.
was found, ditched with rust and blood, near the prisoner's house. DurOn Thursday, George Hale, a man of respectable appearance, and ing the line the Learved Judge was slimning up, he was frequently so abugt 23 ur 24 years of age, was indicted for disturbing the congregation overpowered by his ferlings as to be unable to prceed for some moments: of the church of St. Clement Danes, while assembled at divine worship, The Jury consulied for a few minutes-Verdiet, Guillit. - When thie 07 Znoday, the 20th of March.
Judge placed the black cap upon his head, a Jusor exclaimed, “Oli, Mr. Alley conducted the prosecution, and called upon the Jury, “as Christ!" and burst inwo teurs - Mr. Baroo HULLOCK, in passing smilenc“, Csians," 1o convict the Defendant.
said that the prisoner had hren convicied upon the clearest evidenceThe Rev, William Gurney stuled, that he was rector of St. Clement Prisoner : It is noi, Siri-The JUDGE: The prisoner had beeu guilty of Diges. On the morning of the 20th of March, a letter from the defendant un enormous crime, io his case reudised more enormous, by his uitorilo
i natinto his handa inning that the reita. neatentadumaine that martinet rietim being one who looked up to hion for protection and support.