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On Saturday week, Joseph Dane, the steeple-keeper at Shoreditch clothes, and went with him in search of the deceased. They looked into church, met witb a serious accident. The « Cumberland Youths" being every room in the house, but she was not to be found.' One of the win. about to ring a peal on the bells, it was Dane's duty to turn the clappers,dows in the upper story being partly open, Dr Owen, almost in a state but wbile doing so his foot slipped off the frame, and in his fall caught bordering on distraction, ejaculated “ I am afraid she has thrown berself hold of one of ihe bells, the weight of which is nearly 19 cwt.; and which, out of the window." However, upon examining beneath, no trace of the falling from the stay on the unfortunate man's leg, spilt the bone from the deceased was to be found. At length, upon proceeding through a dark ancle to the knee.' To that situation he lay for nearly 40 minutes, "until cellar, which was seldom used, at the extreme end of which was a still found by his son, who, having procured assistance, a rope was' fastened to narrower vault, which would just allow a person to creep in on their bands the bell in order to raise it froin the leg; but in doing so the rope" unfor. and knees, “ Judge our surprise and horror,” said witness, “ upon seeing tunately broke, and the bell again fell with its whole weight on the poor the unfortunate lady with her throat cut, lying down on her back at full man's leg, which, by this second concussion, was literally crushed to length, in her night clothes, and a lighted candle placed by her side ; her pieces. He was taken to St Bartholomew's Hospital in a dreadfol condition. cap was lying at her feet, and in one hand she held the knife with which
REMARKABLB INCIDENT: NAPLES, Aoc.23. A singular crime took place she had destroyed herself." There was a pair of scissors also stained with some time ago in Bari. A man, condemned to be hanged, was conducted blood, lying by her right side. The witness here described the dreadful to the scafold and, underwent his sentence. After the execution the state of agitation in which her master was when he discovered the de body was stripped and laid on a bier, but as it was on the way to its final ceased lying dead in the way described. Dr Walshman deposed, that home it was observed to move, and on examination it was discovered that he had known the deceased, whom he described as a most amiable woman, the xital, ispark was pot extinct. Surgical assistance was procured, apd for the last eight or nine years. About four years ago, he attended her the criminal was brought back to life, and re-conducted to prison. On his during her accouchement, and on that occasion she laboured under a arrival there bis grave clothes were taken away, and, as the hangmau bad great deal of mental depression, amounting in a degree to aberration of taken possession of the others, and refused to give them up, a furious mind. Indeed, said the doctor, she made an attempt upon her live during dispute arose between him and the paked fellow about them, the hangman her illness. On the present unfortunate occasion, when he saw the des elaiming them as his perquisites, upon the plea that he had banged the ceased, she appeared to be under the influence of extreme mental depres. fellow; whereas the other demanded them as bis property, alleging that sion, expressing her belief that she should die before morning. He enbe had not been properly hanged. Eşraged at got succeeding in so just deavoured to sooth her anxiety, and before he left her she appeared to be a demand, he caught up a knife that lay uear and stabbed the hangman more composed. The doctor added, that he was of opinion that she dein the belly. The wound was dangerous, but not immediately mortal.stroyed herself in a paroxysm of insanity. The Jury were unanimous in The criminal will probably be banged again with all convenient speed. this opinion, and a verdict to that effect was returred. H At all events, it is most likely he will be tbe first and the last who will FIRE AT BRIGHTON.-On Tuesday evening, the magnificent house, have to boast of having killed his own hang man, and that, 100, after building for Major Russell, on the East Cliff, and which was nearly coma having been bonged.,
pleted, was burnt to the ground, owing, some accounts say, to the careFALSE WEIGHTS AND MEASPRBS.-At the Mansion-house, on Wednes. lessness of one of the workmen, while others assert that it was done by day, a retailer was fined for using false weights. During the proceedings, I design. The loss is estimated at 10,0001.
,:.. a Gentleman who had been long acquainted with the duties of ward jury. FIRB.-A tire broke out on Tuesday morning, in the preinises of Mr Bell, men, observed it was really laughable to see the manner in which the an oilman, Shoreditch. About a quarter after 12, the watchman observed general run of the jurymen went about their business. All the shop some smoke issuing from the lower part of the premises, and immediately keepers had notice of the day on which they were to be risited, and the gave the aların.. For some time his efforts, as he supposed, to awaken the inqnest, preceded by their Beadle in his robes, walked round to examine inhabitants were ineffectual, and the house was completely in flames weights and measures, which were, in many instances, prepared for the before any tidings could be gained of the fate of the inmates. Happily. occasioy, and wbich would, if the visit had been unexpected, have been bowever, only one person has fallen a victim to the fury of the devouring substituted by weights and ineasures of a very different description. The element, the unfortunate Mr Bell himself. It seems that the feinale part LORD MAYOR said he had been informed that the juries were extremely of the family, on hearing the aların, effected their escape through the back negligent upon occasions of the kind; and Mr Savage, the Cominon part of tbe premises, whilst Mr Belt, attended by bis man, endeavoured to. Cogucilman, announced his intention to bring the subject before the Court work a passage through the front entranee. On proceeding down the of Common Council, for the purpose of more effectgally checking a sys. stairs, however, the smoke became so dense that they were nearly suffo. tem of fraud which obviously affected the poorer orders of society. The cated. The man persuaded the master to abandon his intention, and ibey eril has long been a crying one, and Mr Savage may serve the poor essen.
were in the act of returning when the staircase gave way, and precipitated tially by his interference, ;,
the unfortunate Mr. Bell into the flames. Mrs Bell cut herself dreadfully On the 7th instant an inquest was taken on view of the body of the Rev. by falling on á skylight, and the woman servant is sbockingly bruised! Mr Beaudea, Curale of Doddington, Isle of Ely, wbo, about eight o'clock Tbe house of Mr Jacobs and that of Mr Reece, which adjoin that of Me jo the morniag was found by his servant maid weltering in bis blood, Bell, have sustained considerable damage, and property to a very large baving his throat cut from ear to ear with a razor, but some symptoms of amount has been destroyed in the latter. antoin ROOT!*** life were still remaining ; .an alarm was, instantly given, and surgical assistance sent for ; but he expired in a few minutes. It appeared in
..MARRIED.**,,!1 ; lentCTRE evidence that the unfortunate gentleman had been afflicted with a danger.
On the 10th inst. the Rev. J. H. Sparke, eldest son of the Bishop of Ely.to
| Agnes, youngest daughter of the late Sir Jacob Henry Astley, of Seaton Delaval. ous fever, which had affected his mind.-The Járy returned a verdict of on the 12th inst. at Uppark, Sir Harry Featherstonbaugh.'Bart to Mia « Insanity." -Lincoln Mercury. V
Apu Bullock. DREADFUL SUICIDROn Friday evening an inquest was held at the
On the 9th inst. at Newton Kyme, Yorkshire, Randall Gossip. És vf the
Third Foot Guards, to, Christiana, ouly daughter of the late Lieutenant-Colonel sign of the Swan, at Stockwell, on the body of Mrs Hannah Owen, aged
Marshall, of Newton Kyme.. 30, who put a period io ber existence that morning by cutting her tbroat. On the 7th inst. at St James's, Garlick Hithe, by the Rev. Thog. Burnett C. H. The deceased lady was the wife of Dr Owen, of Stockwell green, who
Blake, Esq. of Purueah, Bengal, to Frances, eldest daughter of the late Wm.. Las extensive practice in bis profession in that neighbourhood. Charlotte
Dennis, Esq. of Thames street. Dit's n ot Shotter, servant in the deceased's family, deposed ibat during the last five
DIED, or six days her mistress appeared to be excessively nervous and depressed Om Monday, the lady of Mr Wellesley Pole Long Wellesley.' For some time in spirits, and exhibited a want of feeling towards her children, Oa
she had been much indisposed, and, 'under the direction of her medical advisers.
went to reside at Richmond Hin, where she was attended by Sir D. Dundasy. Thursday morning she was taken suddeuly ill and was taken up stairs and
On Friday week she was able to walk out, and her death on Monday was sonie placed upon ber bed. Dr Owen, ingether with her mother in law and
what sudden. sister, attended her constautly, but she became so excessively ill towards Governor Adam, while returning from Ben night, that witness's miaster thought proper to call in De Walshman,
1 On the oth inst. at Albro', of the cholera marbus, the wife of John Tempest. when. as witness had been informed, a premature labour occurred. At | Esg: Only S . S
ate Duke ! Buccleuch...
On the oth inst. at North Terrace, Camberwell, in his Toth yoar, very sud9 o'clock that night, witness saw the deceased, and she then appeared 10 denly, Mr James Fraser. be very bad, and Jooked wildly about the room; she, however, spoke to On Monday, the infant son of the Attorney-General. Al ll. 10 mil witness, and said, “ Charlotte, I am sure I shall not Jive the night out.”.
aut " Mr Fenshaw, printer, in Stangate street, Lambeth, when on a shooting party
at Mr Priend's farm, near Bushey, was taken with a shivering fit, and diod in a The deceased the desired her to go to ber bed room, and retire to rest, few seconds. He had been afflicted for some time with the cholera morbus, but which she did. About two o'clock in the morniog sbe thought she heard not violently on the day of his death. the deceased's voice, and was rising for the purpose of ascertaining if it ! On the 2d inst. at North Luffenham house, Rutland, Lady Anto Noel la
surviving child of the late Earl of Gainsborough, and aunt of Sir G. Noel, Bart. was the case, when she heard her master, wbo knocked at her door, and
On Wednesday week, at the Castle house, Ilfracombe, the lady of the Rev.
Robert Chichester, rector of Chittlehampton. She was about to leave Difracombe room, and I cannot fiod her;" he appeared to be in extreme agitation for her own residence, and on getting up to prepare for the journey, she dropt
down and almost instantly expired. mo answer to a question by a Juror, the witness said that her, master did
On the 14th inst. at Brighton, William Robertson, Esq. aged 88, of Keppell.
street, Russell square, and formerly of St Ann's, Jamaica. that ber mistress, particnlarly requested and induced the doctor to Icare Suddenly, on the 14th inst. at Han's place, Sloane street, Samuel Tolfrey, the room, and take a little rest, saying that she was then composed, and
Esq. aged 71 years.
on Saturday last, awfully sudden, Mrs Pardoe, of the Concert Tavern, Manwould endeavour to baye a little sleep in his absence. She proceeded inchester. She went to market in the afternoon, apparently well and hearty, and her evidence. Whep her master knocked at the door she burried on her soon after her return she was a corpse.
GENERAL EDUCATION, &c.
the means of improvement seem far removed. We have been We believe there is no truth more certain, and we are glad led to observe and to lament this fact, by certain statements to see none more universally acknowledged, than that Edu- which have recently appeared in the newspapers relative to the cation is the boon most valuable to man, whether considered hours of labour in particular trades. In the linen drapers' as an individual, or as a member of civil society. That, not-trade, for example, as it is carried on in London, and most withstanding the rapid growth of this conviction, there should of the large provincial towns, the hours of work reach far into remain persons not only to doubt, but even to controvert the the night, the shops not being closed till nine or ten o'clock, position, cannot surprise any one who considers the inve- and in London, on Saturday night, not before twelve. Nor, teracy of prejudice, the natural unwillingness of selfish holding as we do, that legislative interference with the hours men to see themselvus approached or outstripped in know- of labour, or its prices, or any other of its terms, is undesirable ledge by others (particularly by their inferiors in wealth and in almost any case, we think the subject to which we have Btation), and the extraordinary kind of logic by which some alluded very proper for the consideration of the masters them. persons, whenever their prejudices are concerned, succeed in selves; and, as the master linen-drapers in London, Plymouth, imposing upon their own minds. It is but a fortnight ago and other places, have already agreed to close their shops, one; that a sagacious gentleman of this description, looking into two, or three hours earlier, we should be very glad to learn the Crown Calendar at the Lancaster Assizes, observed that that their brethren in Leeds and every other town were about six charges of forgery stood for trial. “ Aye,” said he, “ this to follow so good an example. We are convinced that they might have been foreseen; teaching the lower orders to write would not lose by it, when the alteration of hours had been is the sure way to create forgeries.” He then went on mora made public; and that their shopmen and assistants would lizing in a strain which might be very edifying to our readers, be very greatly benefited. In many cases, we believe, the had we space to report it, upon the headlong and ruinous constitutions of those who are subjected to what has been tendency to improvement which characterizes the present ge- called this white slavery,' are most seriously affected ; in neration ; foaming, like Sir Anthony Absolute, at the spread most, we should suppose, there must be lassitude, want of of letters, and evidently coinciding in the opinion of that spirits, and stagnation of intellect. The masters of London, luminous personage, that every library was “an evergreen Liverpool, and Plymouth, have satisfied themselves that their tree of diabolical knowledge." Our readers, no doubt, will own interests will sustain no injury froin granting some portion be able to recollect divers other good and weighty reasons, of the evening to their assistants, for the porpose of relaxation besides the encouragement given to forgery, which each and improvement; we trust that the masters elsewhere, will of them has heard from the friends of mental darkness; take the subject into their serious consideration, and we feel such, for example, as this, that servants, if taught to read, | little doubt that they will arrive at the same conclusion.will read all their masters' letters, an argument which we
Gument which we Leeds Mercury. personally have known to determine sundry grave persons against any contribution to the progress of knowledge, Ser
POSTSCRIPT. vants, unquestionably, if taught to read, may read their masters or mistresses' letters; and to be sure, in the letters of
MONDAY, Sept. 19. persons wise enough to urge this as an overwhelming objec- | The French papers of Thursday and Friday have arrived, tion to reading, they might possibly find a good deal of amuse-but contain no news of importance. ment, if not of edification. But it never seems to strike these COPY OF A LETTER DATED ZANTE, AUG. 6, 1825, VIA reasoners, that there is no power which mán possesses, whe-OTRANTO.-" I have written to you fully by Malta, and ther of a moral, a mental, or a corporeal nature, which is not also on the 4th by this channel. The principal object of the capable of being perverted, and which, upon their principles, present is to say, that the Greek fleet, consisting of between therefore, ought not to be deprecated, and (as far as possible) thirty-five and forty vessels, forced a passage through the abolished. Moral reputation, it is obvious, may be used most Turkish line of vessels which blockaded Missolonghi, oni advantageously for the purposes of swindling; mental powers the 4th instant, which place they succeeded in relieving may be applied to the framing of cunningly devised plots in the night. Early next morning the Captain Pacha bore against the state, or against individuals; while corporeal down on the Greek ships, which, however, kept their station, strength manifestly qualifies a man for highway robbery and and made a most gallant attack on the Turkish force, murder. By the very same logic, every improvement in succeeded in burning two of their vessels, and on the ape science or art is to be discouraged. The marvellous discove-proach of two fire-ships towards the Captain Pacha's vessel, ries of Newton in astronomy, have furnished, as is well he crowded all sail, was instantly followed by the rest of his known, one of the modern arguments for infidelity ; is it not, fleet, and passed Zante yesterday morning. The Greeks then then, lamentable that Newton ever lived ? A man's leg is did not chase him. There were at the time seven Greek broken by the.overturn of a stage-coach; but the breaking of cruisers off this Island, which, on the approach of the Turkish a man's leg is a misfortune; therefore it is a misfortune that fleet, ran down the Southern channel, but afterwards formed stage-coaches ever were invented. The syllogism halts a and actually sought a rencontre, but the panic-struck Turks little, to be sure, like the man; but sound principles will positively avoided it, and hauled to wind ward to get off. A excuse bad logic. ,
more cowardly and dastardly sight was, perhaps, never witnesFor our own part, such (to be serious) is our conviction of sed, and the Greeks really merit all the praise here bestowed the importance of mental improvement, that we have seen, on them. The Chanticleer brig of war was in the midst of the withi indescribable pleasure, the efforts recently made around action, off Missolonghi, and the shot flew about her in all us, for the general promotion of that grand purpose. In most directions. One Turkish frigate fired her whole broadside at classes of society, it is making rapid progress; the higher her, and although not half cables' length distant, all the shot classes have their useful and extensive libraries, their well-struck the water half way. Thus has the cowardice and stocked museums, and their Philosophical Halls; the lower incapacity of the Capitan Pacha completely undone all have their Mechenics’ Institutes, their narrow but useful that the Seraskier has been effecting for the last five months, libraries, and their valuable though humble lectures. · So far, and the chance now is, that Missolonghi will not fall, althougb no doubt, much good has already been done; but there are the heavy guns still fired in that direction prove that the certain classes of the people, out of whose teach; even now, Seraskier does not abandon the attempt. Jussuf Pacha was
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coroperating with the Captain Pacha, and commanded the Aggregate Average Prices of the Twelve Maritime Districts of Eng. boats of the fleet, and some small craft, which were inside land and Wales, by which Exportation and Bounty are to be regulated the island of Vasilades, close under the walls of Missolonghi,
in Great Britain. We do not know what has become of him, but probably he Wheat per Quarter, 69s, ld.-Barley, 40s. 70.-Oats, 268. 10d.-Rye, retreated. : I hảve already told you that the Seraskier and
418. 11d.-Beans, 45s. 100.Peás; 458. 10d. Jussuff Pacha were defeated in a general assault on the
SMITHFIELD, Sept. 12. 2d inst. Before this attack it is quite certain that the garrison Beef is selling this morning at 4s. 8d. to 5s. per stone for best cattle, twice offered to capitulate on condition of retaining their arms, and 4s. Ad. to 4s.6d. Mutton remains steady, and Veal from 5s, to 6s. but it was refused,"
per stone. Lamb rather worse. Pork is rather dearer.... The papers from New South Wales contain a great deal of
. To sink the Offal-per Stone of 8lbs. not very intelligible dissertation uwon the seizure of a vessel | Beef .......... 48. 8d. to 58. Od. 1 Veal.......... 5s. 6d. to 6s. Od. called the Almorah by his Majesty's ship Slaney. The Almo-|
Muttoni....... 48.4d. to 58. 4d. | Pork......... 6s. Od. to 6s. 4da
Lamb 5s. 48. to 6s. 2d. rah had been chartered—whether with the understood connivance of certain official personages in the colony or otherwise, Beasts ..
HEAD OF CATTLE THIS DAY.
....... 3166 | Pigs ............... we really cannot make out to proceed to Batavia for a Sheep ........ .....: 20,360 | Calvés. ...................
180 mixed cargo, part of which was to consist of tea, for importation into Sydney. On her arrival at the latter port, the Al
PRICE OF HAY AND STRAW. morah was boarded and made prize of. by Captain Mitchell Hay..........£3, 10s. to £5. 58. | Straw ...... £1. 18s. to £2. 65. of the Slaney, on behalf of the East India Company; because
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No. 921. MONDAY, SEPT. 26, 1825.
· THE POLITICAL EXAMINER.
the Duke of York, afterwards King JAMES II. as Lord High Admi
ral, in naval affairs, he was necessarily thrown under his observation .; Party is the madness of many for the gain of a few.-Pepa. .
and became indeed a personal favourite. We briefly mention these particulars, in order to shew the predilections and interests of the
individual, of whose observations we mean to avail ourselves. This PEPYS MEMOIRS—ERA OF THE RESTORATION. 'I
interest and these predilections were counteracted by nothing but WE hesitate not to confess, with the major part of onr contemporaries, possibly a somewhat boyish attachment to the theoretical principles tbat we regard the publication which has led to the following obser- of the early opponents of CHARLES I, and naturally, no doubt, to a vations, as amusing, instructive, and in a very high degree historically little of their religious gravity. Such was the man who adopted and · valuable. That, labouring in their vocation, most of our brother perseveringly practised for ten years, commencing at the Revolution,
journalists should, in their remarks and extracts, be led to a prefe-l a form of Diary intended for no.perusal but his own, which has faithrence of the more light and entertaining matter in this carious record, fully recorded not only his settled convictions, but his passing opiis no way surprising ; not only as being more widely attractive, but nions and impulses. Hence, we are favoured with the operation of very as the only way to avoid the exposition of certain manners and pro
striking incident and circumstance, as it arose, on a sensible obserceedings, which vastly militate against a prevalent desire in particular
vant public officer, altogether attached to the restored family, both by quarters to exalt the principles of ancient Jacobitism into a political
interest and connexion; and having thus introduced him, let us 'virtue, and to jargonise the weak and unprincipled family of the
attend to a few of his remarks on their conduct and merits. STUARTS into a portion of sentimental public favour. Thus the
Omitting reference to his very picturesque account of the return of greater part of these gentlemen have confined themselves to the thea. CHARLES II, and family, whom he attended on the voyage home, in trical and gallant details, so illustrative of the morale and decorum of the train of Lord SANDWICH, we commence our sketch, observing no , the court and regimen of “ His. Most Sacred Majesty” King order but that of time, a few months after the King's return. The CHARLES li, and have avoided, as much as possible, any selection following brief extract will show the character of many of the loyal from the Diary which conveys a political notion of the times. Our claimants on the restored monarch, as well as his dignified mode of object in this article is precisely the reverse; and we honestly say so, rewarding them :not to be deemed obtuse to much piquant and amusing matter, exhi
“ 1660. Aug. 14. To the Privy Seale, when Sir SAMUEL MORLAND biting the seduction of a steady man of business and a conventional
came with a Baronet's grant'tó pass, which the King had given him to religionist by the contagious force of bad example and a vitiated moral make money of. Here we staid with him a great while, and he told me atmosphere, into an amateur of plays and female beauty. But in the whole manner of his serving the King during the time of the Protectruth Lady CasteLMAIN, Mrs KNIPP, « sprightly NeLLY," and the tor, and how he had suük his fortune for the King, who had given him a playhouses, have had their due share in the Newspapers ; let us see if, 1 pension of 5001. per ann.'out of the Post-office, and the benefit of two Ba. in the character of Examiner, we may not select a little information ronets; all which do make me begin to think that he is not such a fool as nearly as entertaining, and certainly more instructive: 1 *FM mod I took him to be."..
To such of our readers as have neither looked at the book nor! The operation of the manners and notions of the restored Court attended to the remarks upon it, it may be necessary, in the way of 1 upon men who had worn very different vizors in the previous times, is order, to observe, that by the patronage of EDWARD Earl of Sand- plea
p art of Sand pleasantly marked in the following passage; nor is the melancholy wich, the naval Monk of the Restoration, Pepys, a young man of a
tenor in the conclusion of the paragraph without claim to attention on respectable family in middle life, who without fortune contrived to
the score of contrast:give him a tolerable education, was early introduced into the Admi
“ 1660. Oct. 20. I dined with my Lord and Lady (SANDWICH); he ralty. Of this Department. owing to his prudence. assiduity, and I was very merry, and did talk very high, how he would liave a French marked talents for business, he gradually became Secretary, in which
cooke and a master of his horse, and his lady and child to wear black post he so distinguished himself, that for some years he seems to have
patches ; which methought was strange ; bui he is become a perfect
courtier ; and among other things, my lady saying that he could get a been looked up to as a sort of oracle in regard to naval arrangement.*
good merchant for his daughter Jenn, he answered, that he would rather His connexion with Lord SANDWICH naturally made him a firm par see her with a pedlar's pack at her back, wo she inarried a gentleinan, tisan of the STUARTS; and, in consequence of the interest taken by than she should marry a citizen. This afternoon going through London,
- and calling at CROWE's, the upholsterers, in St. Bariholomew's, I saw * Pepys was an able map of business, somewhat of the old George Rose | limbs of some of our new traitors set upon Aldersgate, which was a sad class, but apparently better educated and more scientifically inclined. sight to see ; and a bloody week this and the last have been, there have He was also much more solicitous for the advancement of public objects ing been ten hanged, drawn, and quartered." and the welfare of posterity, as evinced by the expenditure of his fortune At the end of this year, 1660, that is to say, about seven months in expensive collections, his gifts to learned institutions, and his very after the King's returü. PEPYS speaks of him being " seltled and be. wide patronage of learned and ingenious writers. His having no family of his awa to advance, doubiless Tended to give him a portion of this
loved of all,” except that the Parliament, " which had done so much Advantage over the useful lack of the Pitt Treasury; but in other respects good to him, began to grow tactious," and ha
good to him, began to grow factivus," and had in consequence been he also stands much higher, since, to his sagacity, perseverance, and
dissolved. Exactly eight months later, our Journalist gives the followindustry, the first consistent form of the Admiralty department is chiefly ing emphatic testimony in regard to the character of the restored indebted, and we know of nothing on the part of the late Mr Rose which sway : can vie with such a service. Still the men were of the same genus, both “1661. Aug. 31. At Court things are in a very ill condition; there in a prudent regard to their own advancement and in the quality of their being so much einulation, poverty, and the vices of drinking, swearing, tact and industry : Lord Braybrooke, the generally judicious and candid and loose amourk, that I know not what will be the end of it but couline editor of these Memoirs, highly exalts the character of Pepys in the brief sion. And the Clergy so high, that all people that I meet with do protest sketch of his life which precedex the Diary, and he was no doubt at against their practice. In short, I see no satisfaction anywhere, in any excellent public servant, and, for the times, an honest and conscientious one sort of people. We are at our office quiet; only for lack of money man ; but low, on a perúsal of his Journal, his Lordship could quote an | all things go to rack. Our very bills offered to be sold upon the Exchange eutogium, which asseris that he “ feared no one, courted no one, and neg. at 10 per cent. loss." lected his own private fortone,” we are at a loss to understand. So far
The following mode of increasing the peerage neither originated frotn not fearing and not courting any one, he was scrupulously attentive
with “ the merry Monarch," nor ended with him. It is amusing, in regard to all intercourse that might affect his interests and advance. ment; and all that can be said in this respect is, that where he felt great
however, in the way of contemplation, as a proof of the propriety of attachment and obligation, as to Lord Sandwich, Sir W. Coventry, and an aristocratical grade for the reward of public services :A few ourers, he had ibe courage to act with more propriely. Like most “ 1661. Dec. 7. To the Privy Seale, and sealed there; and among able inen of his particular class, he had but little feeling of polite litera other things that passed, there was a patent for Roger PALMER (Madanie ture, and in respect to the drama, to which he was so much attached, he PALMER's liusband) to be Earl of Castelmain and Baron of Limerick in was a very iniserable critic. What are we to think of the penetration of Ireland ; but the honour is tied up to the males got of the body of his & mais, who could find no wit in Hudibras, who calls “ Othello the best wife, the Lady BARBARA ;* the reason whereof everybody knows." piece he ever saw except the Adventures of Five Hours," and deno- It is remarkable, that whatever their abilities, the creatures of the minates Macbeth a tolerable play! On the whole, however, he was an amiable and estimable man, of that description of men who are possibly * We need not say that this meretricious woman was the open mistress more effectively useful in their generation, than persons endowed with of CHARLES, and the subsequeot Duchess of CLEVELAND. PALMER Way more brisk and dazzling qualities,
made a Peer, in order to enuoble a bastard of his wife's by the King.