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: SUICIDE.- A German young gentleman, named Cassmaner, aged 21, on 1
DIED. Wed nesday put a period to his life in Queen street, Golden square, by 1 On the 13th inst. in Spring gardens, John Woods, Esq. solicitor, aged 77. takino opim. He had heen melancholy of late in concedence of certain On the 13th inst. at his house in Beaumont street, Marylebonne, Willze.
Dickenson, Esq. aged S6, formerly of Antigua. religious opinions he held ; and in a note he sent to a friend, he said he
On Saturday week, in Marsham street, Westminster, Mr J. Kennedy, st. was tired of life. Remedies were in vain resorted to.-An ipquest was very advanced age. For many years he had been head door-keeper at the held on Friday-Verdict, “Insanity.”
House of Commons, and had amassed a considerable fortune. Mr S. Spiler is • EXBCUTION.-On Wednesday morning, Samuel Crook, a youth only 1
his successor as head door-keeper, a place of great emolument.
On the 12th inst. in the 57th year of his age, Mr William Wright, of Oxferi 20 years of age, was executed before Newgate. The offence for which
street, upholder. he soffered was that of robbing his masters, Messrs Waterlow and Sanger, On the 12th inst. in Golden square, in his 81st year, John Willock, Esq. est Bethnal green, of a quantity of manufactured silks, worth 1501. The of his Majesty's Justices of the Peace for Middlesex and Westminster. robbery was effected by Crook admitting one or more of his companions
On Tuesday week, at the advanced age of 100 years, Christopher Smirthraite,
of the Bank, Leeds, listing-maker. in erime into the premises. Since his conviction his demeanour bás been On Wednesday in his 430 year, Charles Cass, Esq. at the residence of his most exemplary. On Monday his mother and three of his sisters, and on brother, Fred. Cass, Esq. of Beaulieu Lodge, Winchinore Hill.
On Wednesday, in Fenchurch street, Mr John David Dayid, aged 4 Tuesday his father and his two brothers had tbeir last interview. A few 1
On the 16th inst. Mr W. Cary, Mathematical instrument maker, Strand. minutes before eight, Mr Sheriff Kelly, with the Under-Sheriffs, Messrs On Saturday, the 12th iust. at his town residence, in Marsham street, Richards and Smith, arrived at the prison. As St Paul's clock struck Westminster, John Kennedy, Esq. of Gwanas in the County of Merioneth, is eight, the prisoner was brought from his cell; he walkedt very feebly 1 the 70th year of his age. along ; his youth and horror-stricken countenance deeply affected the bystanders. While the preparation for the scaffold was going on, the Rev.
CHURCH ESTABLISHMENTS. Mr Isaac implored bim to pot his trust in Jesus, who had suffered on the Whether it be that souls are more precious in some councross for sinners. He shook hands with the Sheriff', sucked an orange I tries than in others : or that they are harder to save in the which Mr Baker presented to him, and was led through the dreary passages to the lobby at the foot of the scaffold, supported by two Ministers; here
West, than in the East, or in the North, we caonot tell; but the poor erenture reclined his head upon the shoulder of Mr Isaac, and certain it is that few things are so unequally paid in the diflooking upwards, said, “ I am going to glory-in Jesus I put my trust ferent parts of these realms, as the services of those who are we shall meet again." The Rev, Divines embraced him, and took their employed in the great work of human salvation. So far is farewell, commending his soul to God. He was then led up to the drop, and in a few minutes, during which be could scarcely support himself, was
the price of their pious labours from being regulated by any Jaunched into eternity.-Mr Under-Sheriff Richards was so deeply af. reference to " supply and demand,” that it seems to invert fected that he was nearly fainting, and burst into a flood of tears, in which the most simple axiom in political economy, and to be highest state he was fed away.'
when the market is most overstocked. The greater the glut, Another of those melancholy accidents arising out of the careless habits of sporting gentlemen, bas just taken place at Higham, the seat of
the seat of the dearer the commodity ! Nay, strange and incredible as it Francis Bentworth, Esq. near Ashby-de-la-Zouch. As Mr Hointrough may appear, clerical labourers are actually remunerated in an was passing throagh the small gate that Jeads from the pleasure grounds inverse ratio to the value set upon their services They are into the wood walks, the trigger of his gun was struck by a projecting paid most highly, where they are held most cheap: and piece of the latch, and the contents lodged in bis head. He expired before he could be taken back to the house.
derive the lowest reward where they are most highly esteemed! On Monday night, in Farobam lane, leading from Bagshot Heath, a It may be, that, in this method of stating the matter, we gentleman of the name of Frimley, together with his wife and a little boy, are confounding cause and effect. It may be, that " where returving home from Wingfield, Berkshire, in a single horse chaise, got the carcass is, there will the ravens be also.” We will enout of the track of the heath bear the Serpent public house, and the chaise and horse went down a precipice of fifteen feet and upwards. Mrs
deavour to illustrate our position, however, even if we should F. was killed on the spot, the boy had his arm broken, and the chaise leave to our readers the task of reconciling the paradoxes dashed in pieces, but Mr Frimley escaped unhurt.
which it involves. FATAL JEALOUSLY.Two young farmers met at the Queen's Head, In Ireland, the spiritual superintendance of about half a Hollyport, ihree miles from Henley, on Sunday, to pay their respects over their ale to a young widowed lady, of whom they were both admi- Milli
mis million of Protestant souls costs nearly as much as that of rers, when a quarrel arising, Phillips challenged his rival, Jennings, to nine millions of such souls costs in Eagland. The nine fighi, and the next morning they met by appointment, and fougbt a hard millions in England require, it appears, twenty-sir Arch. ,battle, wbich ended by the death of Phillips, from a fall in the 40th
bishops and Bishops to watch over their eternal welfare; and round. ATTEMPTBD SUICIDE.-On Wednesday night about eleven o'clock, the
the half million in Ireland absolutely require twenty-twowatchmen's attention in Whitechapel road was attracted by a very res. “ There is something in this more than natural, if philosophy pectable young man in appearance Jying on the road in a state of intoxi- could find it out.”. Should the Irish Protestants increase in cation; he was conveyed to the nearest watchbouse, where be slept for
numbers, four new Bishops may, we suppose, be added as several hours; the night constable (Plunkett) about four weat into the lock-up room, to see whether the young man had recovered, wben, to his
necessity shall require ; and such necessity would, no doubt, astonishment, he found him on the ground weltering in his blood; he speedily arise. If it were reasonable to judge of the duties was instantly placed in a chair and medical assistance procured, when it which they perform from the amount of money which they was discovered that be bad stabbed bimself with a penknife under his
receive, we should conclude that Irish Bishops are vastly right ear; the knife was afterwards found grasped in his hand. The blood baving been stopped, and the necessary restorative applied. be over-worked. The ESTATES of five of them (not to say ansrecovered sufficiently to give his name and address, and that be resided in thing of their other sources of revenue), are capable of yieldthe Commercial road. On being questioned as to the cause of his con ing an income nearly twice as great as that which rewards mitting so rash ap act, he said that notwithstanding he was only 25 years
the watching, the fasting, and the praying, of the wbale of age, and in good circumstances, be was convinced he had lived long enough, and that he was tired of his existence. He was, on having fur
twenty-six who buffet Satan on behalf of the nine millions a ther recovered, conveyed to his lodgings in a hackney coach, attended
English Lutherans ! This disproportion betwixt the expenses i by a professional geotleman, where he now remains in a precarious state. of England and Ireland, in their ecclesiasticalestablishment
must, especially if the disparity in their Protestant populatio MARRIED.
be taken into the comparison, be sufficiently obvious as: On the 12th inst. at Stapleton, Richard Elwes, Esq. of Whise Parsonage, to Catharine, eldest daughter of Isaac Elton, Esq. of Stapleton house, Glocester.
startling :-but we have yet a stronger contrast to oppose On the 12th inst. at St Pancras New Church, Garrett Dillon, of Fitzroy street,
the cost of Episcopacy in both countries. Esq. to Elizabeth Frances, eldest daughter of John Plura, Esq. of Bath.
On the 15th inst. at St Andrew's, Holborn, the Rev. Robert Montgomery, The population of Scotland adhering to the “ Kirk," may Rector of Holcot, Northamptonshire, to Jane, daughter of Thomas Walker, Eso
alker, Esq. I be taken at about 1,423,467 souls: and these are shepherdei of John street, Bedford row.
On the 12th'inst. at St Giles's in the Fields, S. P. Vincent, Esq. of Lincoln's without the aid of one Bishop's Crosier! The Scotch are pro inn fields, to Elizabeth Mary, danghter of the late David Williams, Esq. of Pool .. house, Carmarthenshire.
verbially a religious, a moral, and, withal, a thrifty people On Tuesday, at St George's, Bloomsbury, Robert Gibson, Esq. of Torrington That they are the latter may, in some degrée. be ascribab square, to Sarah, youngest daughter of the late Edw. Hill, Esq. of Blackheath.
On Tuesday, at Croydon, J. J. Moffatt Bond, Esq. of Clapham common, to
On Thursday, at Wandsworth, Corbyn Lloyd, Esq. of Lombard street, banker, two Archbishops and Bishops-nay, without even ONEto Emily, youngest daughter of Jolin Falconer Atlee, Esq. of West Hall, Wands
seems just as improbable as that a nation should be pick worth.
On Thursday, at St Martin's-in-the-Fields, William, eldest son of William without an enormous debt; prosperous, without excess
| taxation; or peaceable, without legalized murder! . .
There are, in Scotland, only 950 parochial clergymen ; | counts received at Sierra Leone from the Gold Coast since who are paid at an average of not more than 2751. per the 24th of June: the last accounts were favourable. annum each. The number of parishioners to each, upon the Barbadoes papers to the 24th of September were received average, is about 1,500; while in Ireland, there are parishes on Saturday. A public meeting was held on the 23d in Bridge paying thousands of pounds to their rectors, which scarcely town, pursuant to public advertisement, to ascertain the sense contain ten Protestant souls each for them to solace, or to of the community in regard to the support of a daily paper, to instruct! If the purity and usefulness of religion may be be established in London, in defence of the colonies generally. estimated by its expensiveness, Irish protestantism is, incom- At this meeting certain resolutions in promotion of that obparably, the most enviable under the Sun. The English ject were passed, and a subscription list was opened, the “ establishment” stands next in the scale : and the Scotch amount of which would determine the final execution of the “ Kirk” skulks at an almost unfathomable distance below project.—A smart shock of an earthquake was felt in Barboth. We need not point out to our observant readers, in badoes on the 20th of September, but no injury followed. . which of the three kingdoms the “ established ” clergy are most beloved and revered; because it is notoriously that, in 3 per Cent. Consols, 853#. 3 per Cent. Reduced, 8535. New 4 per® which they have the largest quantum of duty to perform, and | Cent. 1822, 10276. the smallest remuneration to receive. We have no wish to
LONDON MARKETS.' see the priesthood of any sect or persuasion reformed back to
CORN EXCHANGE, Nov. 21, 1825. the primitive poverty of the Apostles. We shall shew, one of Supplies since last Monday very moderate. Old Wheat as last quoted; these days, if we have not already shewn, that we are not New Samples are rather dearer. Barley rather higher. Beans and such egregious levellers. We revere the doctrines of Him
Peas rather cheaper; and Oats dull at last Monday's prices. Flour is
generally considered at 60s. who taught that “ the labourer is worthy of his hire ;" but
CURRENT PRICES OF GRAIN. we would make the worth of the labourer, in some degree, the Wbeat; red ........ 64s. 72s. Boilers .............. 50s. 52s. criterion of that “ hire.” We would not " muzzle the ox Old, ................. 60s. 70s. Small Beans.. ........ 428. 43s. that treadeth out the corn;" but we are loth that one should
White, new ......
.... 64s. 745. | Tick ............... 363. 42s. Old.........
64s. 76$. | Feed Oats............ 228. 24s, devour more than twenty can “tread out.” If, however, we
Grey Peas .........
46s. 478. Poland ............ 23s. 27s. were disposed to estimate the maximum of public good by the Old!
Old................... 40s. 44s. Potatoe ............ 24s. 32s, minimum of clerical wages, we might go much further than Maple................ 468. 485. Scotch ............. 3/s. 33s. we have gone. We might point to a Christian people who Wirite .............. 40s. 465. Flour, per Sack ....... 50s. 60s.
Aggregate Average Prices of the Twelve Maritime Districts of Engbave neither Bishops, nor Priests, nor tithes, nor Easter
land and Wales, by which Exportation and Bounty are to be regulated offerings, nor gorgeous temples, nor imposing ceremonies ; in Great Britain. who are wealthy without ostentation, beneficent without Wheat per Quarter, 65s. 20.--Barley, 41s. 3d.-Oats, 26s. 100.--Rye, parade, and frank without arrogance; and whose lives and
42s. 4d.-Beans, 46s. 2d.—Peas, 54s. 5d. conversation are consecrated to virtue, peace, and simplicity.
SMITHFIELD, Nov. 21. Turn your eyes to this people (who are too well known to
Beef is selling this morning at 4s. 4d. to 5s. 6d. per stonefor best cattle, need a designation) ye mitred heads, and plethoric pluralists ! and 4s.0d. to 4s. 4d. Mutton rather lower, and Veal from 5s.6d, to 6s.6d. See them
per stone. Pork the same as last week.
To sink the Offal-per Stone of 8lbs.
. 48. 4d. to 58. 6d. 1 Veal.......... 58. Od to 6s. Od.
Mutton........ 4s, 2d, to 5s. 6d. Pork........... 5s. Od, to 6s. Od. and wonder, if you can, that your own agrarian imposts, and
HEAD OF CATTLE THIS DAY. conventional dominations, should cease to be borne with
Beasts .....i ...... 3221 | Pigs ............ $. patience, or bowed down to with reverence of heart !-Here- Sheep ................... 18,650 | Calves........ ford Independent.
PRICE OF HAY AND STRAW.
Hay ....... ... £3.5s. to £5. Os. | Straw ........ £1, 16s. to £2. 2s POSTSCRIPT.
Clover £4, 10s, to £5. 17s.
MONDAY, Nov. 21.
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THE POLITICAL EXAMINER
| mixed with the Catholic peasantry, and we have known Catholic gentlefolk who would not venture to express an opinion unfavourable to
Tythes and Church rates, chuckle when they saw Mr Hume bela'Party is the madness of many for the gain of a few.-POPE.
bouring them and Mr PLUNKETT together. Well then, the Irish WHAT HAS MR PLUNKETT DONE FOR IRELAND ?
| Attorney-General has fought for that Tythe on which his children are
fattening, and he has calumniated the motives of those that opposed IN 'sober earnestness we ask, what has Mr PLUNKETT done for the Catholics--for the people of Ireland? What has he done to entitle
him. Parents, and brothers of those who were sabred or hanged at him so preeminently to their applause ? Has he spontaneously ori
Deshure and Carriganimma, thank him, do thank him! But he has ginated or worthily defended any one measure of practical benefit to
advocated Emancipation. He has, we admit it; and if he had adthem? These are questions which we have put to ourselves, and the
vocated it on proper grounds, we would have given credit for his exduped parson-feeding, tythe-paying people of Ireland are deeply in
ertions. But can we forget Mr PLUNKETT's own declaration, that he terested in their solution.
supported Emancipation because that measure would prop the Church If we understand'the Leaders of the Irish Catholics rightly, the
Establishment, and that if it could endanger that Church Establishexistence of the Catholic Association was an object dear to the people
ment, meaning thereby Tythes and Church rates, he would be the last of Ireland. If we know anything of human feeling, or political
man to advocate it? We understand Mr PLUNKETT perfectly well. So grievance, the Irish Tythe System is an intolerable oppression.
long as the poor Catholic has to complain of the Church, and the rich Emancipation has been always the aim of the Catholics. Let us see ||
Catholic of the State, so long will they be united, and by their union what the conduct of Mr PLUNKErT has been on these heads, and
the abuses of Church and State will be endangered; but conciliate the whether the Catholics, as straight-forward, plain-thinking men, are
one, suppose the rich, by Emancipation or Place—the Union is disbonnd to thank him.
solved; and the other party, even though they should be the people, The Catholic Association, according to a thousand resolutions of
go unnoticed and unredressed. If Mr PLUNKETT think that he can General, County and Parochial Catholic Meetings, was everything great
make a perpetual settlement for the Tythe System by Emancipation, und good. It was a highly useful and necessary body. It combined the
and such be its result, Emancipation is no blessing, and the man who million cries of Irishmen into one loud call for constitutional liberty. It
would employ it to perpetuate mischief, is not entitled to regard. spread useful information among the Catholics. It was, in a word, of
It is curious to observe how well suited the accompaniments of the iuch paramount utility to Ireland, that even its warmest advocates
late Emancipation Bill were to Mr PLUNKETT's views. The 40s. free-, were unequal to its praise. Now it does not matter whether all or
holders, who feel the weight of the Church Establishment most opany of these assertions were true. The Catholics made them, and
pressive, were to cease as a political body, and to lose all power of hey sent a deputation to England to confirm them upon oath, who,
enforcing their claims for justice, and a feint of retribution was to be ve ask, crushed that Association ? Who crushed it, and by an act,
made by paying 1s. 8d. in the pound as payment to the Catholic s one of the deputation said, which would disgrace Constantinople or
Clergy. The conduct of the Emancipator in the pension question Ilgiers? Was it not Mr PLUNKETT? He, the man whom they now
was most insolent to the Irish, or more unjust to the Empire. If Mr. ulogize as their meritorious and constitutional advocate? If the
PLUNKETT thought that there was fairness in the remonstrance of the xistence of such a body in Ireland as the Catholic Association, was a
Irish, that fourteen should not be forced to contribute to support the blessing inferior only to emancipation, he who could destroy its exis
clergy of one, why presume to compromise 3,000,000l. with 200,0001, ence without securing emancipation,-is he an enemy or a friend ?
Again, if he thought there was unfairness, why sanction the encrease of some of the Irish consistents may say that, on that score, he is neither.
taxation? Does he think that England is not taxed heavily enough as
it is? Does he think that if war should unfortunately arise between this f so, neither, perhaps, was the Association a blessing, nor its abo-tion an evil.
and another country, we shall not have a sufficient outlet for our reWe come now to the Irish Tythe System. We shall not speak of
sources independently of his new, and, in the present supposition, as we feel, neither can language compete with its enormity. It is
unreasonable expenditure ? n anomaly in the ecclesiastical history of the world. A hideous
Mr PLUNKETT's abilities as a senator, or his argumentative powers, ass of flesh and blood, animated by the spirit of hypocrisy and in
| as an orator, do not enter into the present enquiry. They are conistice. Good God! that thy creatures should rot in hovels, and
fessedly high, and we say he has not employed them for his country. will be compelled to build temples which they never enter,-that
But men who will not enter the lists on particulars will still deal ley should pine in hunger and nakedness, and yet be bayoneted, if
in vague general assertions, and ask, has not Ireland assumed, within ney pamper not a priesthood, whom they believe you never sent!
the last few years, a more imposing attitude in the empire, and has hal this system should have lasted for centuries, and that men, pro
not this change occurred during Mr Plunkett's connexion with
office? We admit that Ireland bas assumed a more imposing issing themselves honest, should be found to advocate it! Is not the ythe System the great and crying evil of Ireland ? Is it not the
attitude, and we thank God for it; but we deny that such is the effect early tribute which an oppressed and an outraged people pay to their
of Mr PLUNKETT's politics, or Lord WELLESLEY's administration. isk-masters? We may be told that the Irish people have never
Captain Rock, and the summer of starvation, and the English Press, lised their voices against it. Poor people! The penal laws and the
those were the circumstances which created a moral change in the emands of the parson left them not the means of education, and
English mind, and that change gave the lift to Ireland. We ask lerefore they indited no petitions to Parliament, but the story of the
| any Irishman who approved of the Catholic Association, or collected everend Moritts and the Hares, and the annals of the White Boy,
| or contributed a farthing of the Catholic Rent, was it the countenance -clare that they hate it “ even unto death.” It is true, Mr Joseph
Yo of Mr PLUNKETT that cheered him? or, did he not feel he did Ume receives no votes of thanks from the people of Ireland ; but let
what Mr PLUNKETT condemned? We utterly disapprove the attri. man infer thence that his motions are not anxiously expected, and
buting to others that good which we have effected for ourselves. The uiled with satisfaction. We know the Irish well, and we declare it!
I practice is indicative of a degraded mind, or leads to it, and it is be our decided opinion, that let their silence proceed from what |
seldom done when the people are concerned, that the particular wuse it inay, Joseph HUME is the idol of their hearts. He is the |
individual who does it has not some corrupt motire behind him. 'actical righteous man. But who has said that the Tythe System of
It is curious to observe the description of persons who have been eland must live for ever? Who has said, with the famine of 1821,
| most prominent in lauding Mr PLUNKETT. Mr Counsellor Wolfe id the pestilence of 1817, and the speatre of justice and the blood
I proposed a vote of thanks to him at the Catholic Association, and the killing and the killed before him, that ihat system of abomi
Mr Counsellor Howley at the Mumster Provincial Meeting. Now vion is the cement of the United Kingdom and the stay of the
we have no doubt but those gentlemen think most favourably of the mpire? Who is it that confounded the claims of the landlord with
in politics of the Irish Attorney-General. Mr Counsellor Wolfe has e extortion of the Irish parson, and when an honest senator de
got a silk gown, and Mr Counsellor Howley is, we presumé, in anded justice for those who had none to speak for them, shouled
expectancy. But a silk gown to every Catholic Barrister in Ireland Spoliation ?" Come, did M: PLUNKETT verily believe that the abo
would be no national advantage. It may warm the lawyer's limbs, but jón of the Tythe System would be spoliation? If he does, there is
the wretch who starves and pays the tythe and the church-rate would it a Catholic peasant in Ireland who would not be guilty of the spo
still starve and go forth in nakedness; he would betake himself to the tion to-morrow, nor a Catholic gentleman whose conscience would
pest-house (as the Irish witness De la Cour said) for a home, or fling Compt him to punish the offenders. This we know well. We have!,
them into an Assize Dock for transportation and subsistence. - Fruir a Correspondent.
us to be the principal defect, looking to the article novelty.
comic parts of Don Guzman and Flora, in the hands of Dowtore on The Magic Ring, a Romance, from the German of the Baron de la Miss Kelly, were rendered extremely rich. The humour of 10 Motte Fouqué.
latter, when she discovers the Marquis in the box and contrives 1 x 1 Tue celebrity of the Baron de la Motte Fouqué in a peculiar pro
Nicholas into the same awkward situation, levied largely on the more vince of romance is not unknown to the English reader, by the trans
of the audience; as did also the garden scene, when she is obliged the Tated stories of Undine and Sintram. Both of these have obtained Don Guzman toʻsing the concerted signal to attract the Marquis. admiration from their originality, in a certain wild and misty manner the latter occasion, her burst of exultation when she finds that: 1 of handling, wherein, to borrow the language of Milton, « more is mistress has, after all, escaped, was a truly constitutional explom meant than meets the ear." The Magic Ring is a still more elabo
of the heartfelt mirth of an Abigail who exults in the trickery as mei" rate tale of a similar description, in which it is obvious that the author
from feeling as interest. HARLEY has scarcely scope for his humu has shadowed out a portion of the European social and intellectual | in Nicholas ; but, as usual, was always whimsical and divertise. I progress, with much of the mysterious dreaminess which forms at RussELL was the opposing valet Sebastian, and enacted the selda Once the chirni and the perplexity of his performances. Nothing can varying varlet of that description in Spanish with tolerable breadth: less resemble the trite and formal mode of allegory than the tale be
the frite and formal mode of allegory than the tale bea humour. Upon the whole, the piece went off lightly and fascina: fore us, which is eternally piquing us into a suspicion that we have A few voices were beard in opposition at the close, but they er found out something, without allowing us much of certainty on the sub- drowned by a great majority, and the piece was given out for rent ject :-an artisce, by the way, which keeps up no slight degree of tition on the next evening. It will probably take its turn through a interest and attention. The ground-work of the mystery, in the pre- season, which we take for granted is all that has been expected to sent instance, is founded on the historical progress and settlement of it. the Normans in the various quarters of Europe, including Greece; and
COVENT GARDE. # poen in Palestine and the East. With this clue, which after a while
The Road to Ruin was performed at this theatre on Friday, wi is so far obvious, much of the wild adventure may be rendered com- | little novelty in the caste ; for although Mrs Glover is new it patible: but we suspect that a far deeper consideration than readers character of the Widow Warren at this house, her performance of me of rómances are usually willing to bestow, is necessary to trace the the Haymarket has been greeted with great and merited applas ir anultifarious figure and allusion contained in a story, in which, accord- | Her reading is more refined and less disgusting than the usual o he ing to the opivion of the Translator, the Author has, in every part of and certainly to the advantage of the character of Young Derate la the incident and machinery, intended to signify some reality or Miss GOWARD, in Sophia, was the only novelty; she exlub (1 other. The result is a mixture of bizurrie and 'eccentricity in the somewhat too much point and too little simplicity for Sophia, who, a. * character and adventure, which would scarcely be palatable if regarded speak plainly, is neither more nor less than a fool. The play the as mere fanciful mental wanderings; but which, as the case stands. I followed by a new one-act piece, entitled The Scape Goat. Anto" immediately taxes ingenuity, and, as we said before, holds up | pedantic tutor is entrusted with the education of a young mas 1 : attention to some singularly wild and shadowy imaginings. In other retired country mansion, and supposes him interested only by insur respects, the tale, like the Fairy Queen, assumes the garb of chivalry, guages and the mathematics; whereas the hopeful youth is such and is composed, in the original, in what the Translator calls the old | married, and possesses a wife and child, who are concealed in a Frankish tournure of language, which is elegantly rendered into
house on the arrival of his father. The good-hearted pedant, daa [ elegant correspondent English of similar antique construction.
in to assist in their concealment, is, through the revengeful prymi - The title of the tale is taken from a Magic Ring, apparently, to
a female servant, made the “ Scape Goat." or object of all the si as, intended to typify practical science and its consequences, especi-cions which arise. FARREN was pleasant enough in this character, :, ally the advancement of commerce, with its almost magical command | was Miss Jones in Betty Maggs, the bustling female servant us of worldly advantages. This ring is eternally changing hands, and produces the catastrophe. Her sister, Miss A. JONES—a first a there is much chivalric adventure to recover it. Religion and Super
pearance--performed the youthful wife, who had little to do or stition are also personified, while the general social and religious oro with unassuming case and simplicity. As a whole, this trifle is peris gress of Europe, especially as connected with the northern stock, is able, but not very good; the style of tuition alluded to, is, in fact, if obviously the nucleus of much of the invention. After this source of funct; and the humour always appears forced when there is a lack 1 , ; interest, the attraction of this curious tale consists in its fine preserva verisimilitude. The ayes however had it. tion of the sentiment and manners, or imputed sentiment and manners, of the age of chivalry, which-with the exception of a certain | AWKWARD EFFECTS OF IRRITABILITY IN A JUDGE romantic costume, at a distance appearing at once gorgeous and
Mr Justice PARK made himself somewhat ridiculous on Morty graceful-is probably nearly as visionary in its pretensions as the Arcadia of the poets. For what it has assumed to be in these cases,
last, in the Court of Common Pleas. No great novelty this, we are
es;fess; but the occasion was a little out of the common way. In a ci however, we willingly take it, and therefore have felt much amused by the fine exposition of knightly rule and courtesy displayed in
of justification of bail, one of two gentlemen who stood up in these volumes, the translation of which is truly characteristic and
witness-box to be sworn, when that not very delicate article, a B bk elegant. Aware, however, that this sort of viand is by no means
which has been fingered and slobbered in the Court for perhaps ta adapted for every palate, our recommendation of it is chiefly confined
or twenty years, was placed in his hands, put it gently to his lips, *
as to touch as small a part of it as possible, pot conceiving that the to those only who have detected within themselves a disposition to indulge in the day-dreams of the most volatile and airy-clad fiction,
virtue of the oath depended at all on the quantity of calf covered 'To such, the concluding words of the author's address to the reader
his mouth. Mr Justice Park however, who happened to be looki:
that way, spying, we suppose, a famous opportunity of signalizing to will be found very appropriate :
zeal in behalf of legal Orthodoxy, broke out in that peculiar tone 29 “In the following pages I lay before thee the best fruits of those hours
manner which have long distinguished him, with_That would when my fancy is most free and exalted. On this, as a true knight, I pledge my word of honour. And yow I bid thee heartily welcome to the
Sir; that won't do !” The Officer of the Court thereupon agz: groves and the meadows, the battles and festivals, the joyous weddings or
handed the book to the Gentleman, who repeated the gentle mournful obsequies, which our story may unfold."
homage as before. Some words then passed between Mr Just To conclude: our readers may be satisfied that the Magic Ring is
Park and the Chief Justice (Best) inaudible to the spectators: no common production, and if, as a species, the style of its romance
former seemed to be vindicating his interference, for be was heard may not be relished very widely, we should exceedingly doubt the say, -" there was great flippancy of manner." Now, unfortunate! imaginative faculty of any one who did not pronounce it to be the
for the Learned Judge, there was not the slightest flippancy of meer fruits of a highly creative power, elegantly but peculiarly directed.
ner in the proceeding: the party certainly did not kiss the binding * Q.
the book as if it were a lady's cheek, but he touched it with his mor and went through the formula with perfect decorum. It would sus
puzzle even our testy Justice to pronounce what is the precise deg! THEATRICAL EXAMINER. of labial empressement necessary to constitute a "good and sufficio
oath. For our parts, we should like nothing better than to have
DRURY LANE. I point mooted some day: if a wag of a witness would "kiss the bodi On Wednesday evening, ap adaptation of Mrs INC BALD's Midnight in an ambiguous fashion, poor Justice Park would be sure to fly al Hour was got up at this house with the introduction of music from like a parched pea, and might easily be worked up into suta various composers, arranged and selected by Mr T, COOKE. It was irritation to reject the testimony; the case might be brought bent spirited and tolerably appropriate, especially in the songs given to Mr the Court by a special motion; and an interesting argument wou Horns and Miss CUBITT, who performed the Marquis and Julia. be held before the four Judges upon the important question, wber That the greater part of the introduction was too famüliar; seemed to I simple contact between the book and the lips constitute a sound on