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FROM THE LONDON GAZETTES.
THB FUNDS. As might bave been foreseen in a case where no specific Tuesday, Nov. 29.
cause for a panic can be assigned, Consols are rapidly recovering, and the INSOLVENTS.
anxiety to buy is now as great as it has been for some time past to sell. Nov. 28.-M. Booty, Nodehill, Isle of Wight, wine-merchant.
In a smaller degree, the same result is taking place in the Foreign Mar
ket, and especially the South American stocks; an effect which has been Nov, 28.-S. Cooke, Beresford place, Dublin, coal-merchant.
produced by the rumour tbat France is about to acknowledge the republic Nov, 29.-I. Titley, jun. Bath, salt-refiner.
of Colombia. The freedom with which the Bank is again discounting is is in BANKRUPTCY SUPERSEDED.
also sedative of much embarrassinent and inconvenience in the channels L. Crown, Sunderland, ship-builder.
of trade, at least so far as it has been produced by cessation of the usual - . i s 'DANKRUPTS.
facilities only; and if the pending struggle lead to a due revision of the T. Kay, Hulme, Lancashire, shopkeeper. Solicitors, Messrs Milne and banking system, which it has proved to be absolutely necessary, the sufParry, Temple.
fering, in a national sense, will be amply repaid. Latest quotations ; H. and R. Davies, Hampton-bishop, Herefordshire, cora-dealers. Soli
Consols for Account, 8 . citor, Mr Robinson, Walbrook.
3) por Cents. reduced, 90491 T. Brewster, Wade's-Mill, Hertfordshire, miller. Solicitor, Mr Wey.
PRICES OF FOREIGN STOCKS YESTERDAY. mouth, Chancery lane...,
Brazilian Scrip (1825) Acc. 114 dis. | Russian Bonds (1822) 90%
Ditto for Account, go
Spanish 5 per Cent. Consols, 15} bury square.
Grock Bonds (1825) 19 18%
Ditto Account, 15 J. Schmidt, Ball court, Cornbill, bill-broker. Solicitors, Messrs Birch
Moxican Bonds 60 2 is
French Rentes, 5 per cent. 94 f. and Garth, Winchester street.
Ditto (1825) 67 0
50 c. 96f. J. M. Oliver, Bishopsgate street within, shoemaker, Solicitor, Mr Score,
Ditto for Account, 6
Exchange, 25 f. 10 c.
Peruvian Bonds, 47 9
. Clement's lon.
Mr Lang, Fenchurch street.
LONDON, DECEMBER 4, 1825.
Battye and Co. Chancery lane. G. Richards, St Martin's lane, dealer in watches. Solicitor, Mr Nichol- THE foreign news of the week requires little observation. The panic son, Percy street, Bedford square.
in the French money-market it seems is fully equal to our own; and W. Horsfall, Wakefeld, spirit-merchant. Solicitors, Messrs Battye and in fact they have been for some time materially operating on each . Co. Chancery laqe.
other, and appear at present to be recovering simultaneously. The J. Gardner, jun. Swallwell, Durham, victualler. Solicitor, Mr Dunn, trials of the Constitutionnel and Courier Français prove extremely Prince's street, Bank.
amusing; the speeches in defence, as might be expected, forming R. Fisher, Low Hesket, Cumberland, draper. Solicitors, Messrs Helder, a tissue of the most biting matter-of-fact and satire, in reference to Clement's lon.
the fanatical doings which have led to the prosecutions, that can be J. and J. Parker, Manchester, cotton-manufacturers. Solicitors, Messrs
imagined. It has been shewn that the Government cannot openly Adlington and Co. Bedford row.'. M. Barber, Morton-Banks, Yorkshire, maltster. Solicitors, Messrs
defend the follies which it is covertly seeking to support, and that the Baltye and Co, Chancery lane.
Advocate-General was obliged to admit the truth of the imputations W. Ford, Exeter, nurseryman. Solicitor, Mr Brutton, Old Broad street. as to fanaticism, fraudulent miracles, ridiculous impostures, and all J. Lake, Broad street, Golden square, tailor. Solicitor, Mr Jager, King's the other monstrous attempts to mislead the multitude which the place, Commercial road."
journals are to be prosecuted for exposing. The treachery and conÉ. Phillips and W. Curforth, Goldsmith street, warehousemen. Solicitor, stitutional treason of this base attempt to get rid of an open press, if 'Mr Phipps, Weavers' hall. :
successful, will form a deplorable proof of French subserviency; but Saturday, December 3.
in other respects it is obvious, that it will only re-produce the same INSOLVENT.
species of covered warfare against priestcraft which signalised the era Dec, 1.---J. Stansfield, Hanroyd, Yorkshire, reed-maker.
of VOLTAIRE, D'ALEMBERT, &c., and prove that, however protected, 'S BANKRUPTS.
the pranks of renovated fanaticism, will be eternally made ridiculous R. Bennett, jan. Dukinfield, Chester, scrivener. Solicitor, Mr Capes, in France. The advocate for the Courier Français boldly states, that Holborn 'court, Gray's Iny, .
it is to put down the opposition of these Journals to the re-estaT. Hope, Darcey-Lever, Lancaster, merchant. Solicitor, Mr Norris, blishment of the Jesuits in France, that the present insidious persecuJobo street, Bedford row..
tion has been undertaken. The ultimate object of this, and similar J. Grabam, jun. Brigham, Camberland, innkeeper. Solicitor, Mr Fisher,
attempts, is ably exposed in the following passage of his speech :Watling street, Cheapside. J. Braddock, Macclesfield, silk-manufacturer. Solicitors, Messrs Bell
««What you say is innocent, what you say is true, but your intention . and Brodrick, Bow Church yard.
is criminal.' This is the language which is addressed to us. WhatJ. Gay, Quadrant, Regent street, engraver. Solicitors, Messrs Sarell | ever may be the idea formed of the accusation which is submitted to and Son, Berkeley square,
you, the insult will be of great durable importance. It is a coup T. and I. Phillips, Fenchurch street, boot-makers. Solicitors, Messrs d'essai of the ecclesiastical power to render the clergy invulnerableNind and Cotterill, Thrognorton street,
to place an impenetrable veil between its faults and publicity. It is Sir W. Elford, bart. J. Tingcomb, and J. W. Clarke, Plymouth, bankers. the supplement to the Law of Sacrilege, and thus by degrees we · Solicitor, Mr Church, Great James street, Bedford row.
shall succeed in rendering invulnerable agents of authority, under L. Sykes and T. Bury, Bucklersbury, warehousemen. Solicitors, Messrs
the penalty of a process for tendency towards sedition, while Burra and Nield, King street, Cheapside.
the clergy will be made equally so by the threat of a proseR. Coopey, Gloucester, grocer. Solicitor, Mr a'Beckett, Golden square, S. Sotheby, Wellington street, Strand, auctioneer. Solicitors, Messrs
cution for tendency towards irreligion.” So much for the docHurd and Johnson, King's Bench Walk.
trine of tendencies, which Government, in aid of the priesthood, J. Buckley, Manchester, dealer. Solicitors, Messrs. Hurd and Johnson, and of its own impunity in regard to the periodical" press, is King's Bench Walk."
endeavouring to establish in France. That it cannot finally succeed D. Morris, F. Robinson, and E. Watson, Liverpool, dealers. Solicitors, we know; but the blow against the press is a bold one, and Messrs Battye ahd Co. Chancery lane.
may lead to extraordinary consequences. In the mean time, it is to T. Swain, South Collingham, Nottingham, miller. Solicitors, Messrs
the last degree satisfactory, that the accused journals boldly maintain Hall and Co. New Boswell court.
| their tone and privilege, and that, if extinguished, they will go out in 3. Dawkins, Southampton, tailor. Solicitors, Messrs Slade and Co.
the noble maintenance of a grand principle,--the right of a free press John street, Bedford row. G. and H. H. Johnson, Bristol, engravers. Solicitors, Messrs Bourdillon
to disseminate truths in regard to all parties. God help the country · aud Hewitt, Bread-street, Cheapside.
where priests have no occasion to dread it! W. Smith, Broad street, Ratcliffe, plumber. Solicitor, Mr Baddeley, From Spain we learn that FERDINAND has accepted another large Leman street, Goodman's fields.
donation from the Clergy,-a fact implying that he is still their locum C. Dowding, Shadwell Dock, coopeř. Solicitors, Messrs Overton and tenens, and will do nothing that he ought to do.-Letters from Portu''Coombe, Tokenhouse yard."
gal speak with great animation against the agreement with Brazil, A. Fiestal, Great Surrey street, Blackfriars' road, merchant. Solicitors, I which is very unpopular with the Portuguese. It was certainly injuMessrs Jay and Bytes, Gray's Inn place.
dicious not to send a native of the country with Sir CHARLES STUART, W. Stewart, Pall-mall, dealer: Solicitor, Mr Knight, Kensington. W. Oliver, Hamilton place, Battlebridge, builder. Solictors, Messis
as it gives some reason for a complaint that English and Brazilian Green and Ashurst, Saunbrook court, Basipgball street,
interests have been alone consulted.
There is a tretstor of die Comrt of Common Pleas, in this day's paper, T-The above farrago of malignant falsehood and nogense appeared in SPOPLETT 0. STOCKDALE, which we deem a tery improper one, the Morning Herald of Tuesday. Tbe extravagant absurdilice ilieh seehis that without the intervention of a Jury, a Judge can, on an er.parle that paper pots forth once or twice a week in the inost positive tone, sights statement, proqdance any publication to be infamous, and defeat a legal 1 to be sure have prepared 'the public to treat with mere ridicole so etapid clana however just. Mr Serjeant Wylde denounces a book as most in paragraph; and indeed the clumsy attempts in the two last sentences libeldudlhdecent!"Oh!" exclaims Mr Justice Best, (wbo, we all to point out symptoms and causes, are enough to prevent such a writer kho, N'Hitosti temperate, modest, and staid sort of a judge) —" is it so, from producing any serious effect upon his renders. His folly howerer is
bother WYLOR, then the Court will never protect any one aiding in such no excuse for his love of mischief. There can be no doubt of the object infimus doings and the Plaintiff is at once nonsuited. Now, though of such a paragraph, put forth at a moment when all classes of traders were the Memoirs of Hátrierte Wilson” may be an infamous book, and its suffering ihe embarrassment resulting from an alarming check to ali Vice-suppressiog and Anti: Catholic publisher, may also be an infamous pecuniary facilities. Besides, there is not a shadow of truth in the asserpersont, we say that until it be so pronounced by a Jury, no Judge has any rion upon which the trash of the Herald is founded the Bank bare dig. right to assume the power of legal condemnation.Good books, as well counted booksellers' bills every week, as usual ; and we huppen to kasi as båd ones, may thus be condemned without trial; and as the precedent that very large amounts were discounted this very week 2 We hare beard is a very dangersus one, we greatly dislike this wild kind of justice. that the Booksellers, feeling themselves aggrieved by this uncalled for
New York papers of the 5th, 6th, and 716, are filled with accounts of the and unfounded allack opon their credit; and feeling also, that they shall ceremonies which were performed, and the rejoicings which took place, lose little by int sending advertisements to the Morning Herali, to be to celebrate the completion of tbe Grand Canal which unites the lakes of kept uptopched fon three or four weeks, and then orunimed into a Supple. the North, or the Mediterranean seas of America, wirb the Atlantic Ocean. abent, bare il in contemplation to withhold their advertising support from Tlte provincial and, monicipal, Authorities of New York, together with the that journal. If this intention be carried into effect, it will perbaps have general body of the people, expressed the greatest joy on the occasion. the effect of bringing alinen-draper Thwaites" to his senses. pisme !
It is a curious fact that the Emperor of Russia has recently prohibited London MECHANICS INSTITUTION --The Members of this admirable the entrance of a work into his States, which he formerly honoured with Institution celebrated their second anpirersary on Friday by'a dioner at his approbation, and for which be sent the author a diamond souff-box. the Crown and Anchor tavern, which was attended by the Dake of Morning Chronicles # ha y, a nd
Sussex (who presided), Mr Brougham, Mr Denman, the Hon. Mr Aber PARLIAMENTARY REFORM.An event which took place yesterday in cromby, Mr J. Smith, Mr Alderman Wood, Dr Birkbeck, the other this place, pugbi, we think, to satisfy the most strenuous opponent of any principal officers of the Institution, and about 600 members. So Yumes alteration in the representative system' of England, that in Scotland soine rous was the assemblage on this occasion, that several individuals were change is indispensables and if the fact we are going to inention finds its obliged to remain standing, there being no room to accommodate theor way into the House of Commons, inpon any discussion of this important with seals-The Dake of SussBX, after bis health had been drunk, subject, it is not yery easy to see what answer can be made to sueb al addressed abe compaoy, and cautioned the Members riot "to adroit the proof of the degraded and corrupt state of the Electors of the Scotch coun introduction of political or religious topics into their discussions, but ties. A Freehold Qualification in the county of Dumbarton 'was yester. confine ebem to scientifie subjects, or else their eneintes would endeavour day sold by publie auction at Gibson's sale-rooms; the upset price was, to create dissention among them.Dr BIRR BECK spoke of the begefits to as nearly as we can recolleet, 12001: or 14001. but this simple right of be derived froor an enlightened population; and Mr BROOGAAX congrh. voting, withopt ope single acre of land, brought the extraordinary sum oflulated the neeting on the irresistible progress which education was con Two Thousand Nine Hundred Pounds.. Will not any man of common making in all parts of the empire, particularly among the working classes, sense at once perceive, that lie who bought this qualification must have a Mr B., alluding to the objectors to the present system, said, he could not preux tolerable certaidig sof getting a full return for the capital he has conceive that any mortal man could reason bim into a belief that it was, thps laid out?-Scotsman, Nov. 26.
| better, or happier, for any class of inen to approach tbe condition of brute PornBY PAROCAIAL AFFAIRS. A Correspondent (T. C.) complains of beasts, ihan to improve and enlighten their reason.-Mr ABERCRONUL the system adopted in the parish of Putney by the Select Vestry and observed, that ignorance, not knowledge, was the mother of false conclu. Magistratesa w The poor-rates, le says, amount to between 3 and 40001. sions ;--and Mr Denmay also combatted the objections urged against the a year the collector has a salary of 401. per annum, but he holds another diffusion of knowledge amongst the working classes. As a proal ibal ofice, tbal of surbo for of the highways; and lie persuaded the Magistrales enlightening the mind did not encrease even the means, still less the at Wandsworili to raise fois payment from 6d. in the pound to ls. 6d. that disposition, to commit criine, be mentioned a case as having come withia. is, three times the amount that others bad deemed sufficient ! «Now his own knowledge, in wbick the most cunning of forgeries had been wiark fobiserves our Correspondent) the advantage of a Select Vestry committed by a person who could neither read oor write, and wbase stale The gentlemen keep away—the tradesmen fear to interfere--and ihree or of mind very nearly bordered ou idiotcy: he effected the furgery by, fourwa do 'just as they please without cobiroul!" Our Correspondent, altering a guinea note into a ten-pound note. After the healths of sereral when he asked to see the accounts, was refused a sight of the books, other gentlemen were drank, his Royal Highucis retired. .. ** though the officets" have got the rates raised from 21d. to 8 d. in ihe STORY OF THE SINGING DWAREThis (says the Dramatic Critic of pound ;-he' calls' upoo, the respectable inhabitants to awake from their the London Magazine) is a reinarkably pleasing statemente les a sort of shumher; and maintains that Magistrates ought not to have the power 10 Coachmaker's Fairy Tale, fancifully told and full of agreeable conceit. give away the money of a parisli, of which they have no knowledge, on A large festival is held in the back workshop, , and all the screwdrivers the there'representation of an interested person,
and springmakers, and sarnishers, are asseinbled together in their costly ORIENTAL JUSTICE.-Jostice at this day seems to be administered in artire. Duon too is there, the Treasurer; and the great George Smilie the East, whether in the Turkish or British possessions, much after the the celebrated bass-singer"-(Mark that!). Just as a sery, emiatt ancient fashion. The last Oriental Herald gives us two specimens ;- buggy-builder, in the enthusiasm of broken springs, bas given, “ Confo In Egypt recently, while a ship was discharging a cargo of coals from sion to Mr M'Adam, with three,” Mr Birch knocks the table anfully, England, a poor woman and two cbildren stole a few pounds of coals; and commands attention for « a voice from witbour." The song is fasci the officers inquired wbat punishinent they should suffer; tbe Pasha im nation itsell! Who sang it?' All the huod red guesta express their ad. nredintely ordered that they should be sbot!"-The other example is to miration seriatim, fron eminent Birch down to the charmed journeyman! be found in the treatinept of, Mr Buckingham in India, from which he It must be a woinan: "No," vociferates George Smith, the celebrated was banished by British Rulers, without trial, and despoiled of his valuable bass singer,'« it comes from a male." This magical declaration is the property, in the most sum:nary and outrageous manner. Of ibis abouni key to a delicate pantomimic trick. “From a mail!" exclaims entitat nalle conduct, the Oriental Herald gives additional details, under the Birch-(his head of course running on his own wheels)-Smith, you are head of Further Disclosures respecting the Destruction of Mr Buck. right;" and suddenly a coacb-door is opened, and out steps a linle ingham's Property in India,”, which display a spirit quite as arbitrary as thing, only so high and so old, as musical as a nigbtingale, and of the that evinced by the Egyptian Pasha..
size of a tom.tit! Calcraft and Rabins are immediately apprised of the DATA TAKING.After giving our last week's exposé of Mr Justice Dwarf Treasure, and an engagement ensues The first appeurance Park's, piqus irritability, tbe Taunton Courier adds, “It is quite farcical this Six-inch Prodigy will be marvellously amusing a to talk of ibe solemnity with which an oath is ordinarily administerer! in either of the Couets at Westminster, or at the Judges Chambers. The crier stands in the passage outside the Court of Kings Berich, and, having
NEWSPAPER CHAT, a handful of affidavitsy thrusts a small grease-covered edition of the New Testament towards the persons to be sworn, and with breathik'ss rapidity saya, Take the book 4 Yon swear the contents of this your'affidavit are
pidity Gross BIGOTRY.—Mt George Mortimer, of Islington, having an in
are fant, about twelve months old, lying dead, made application to the sotrue saibelp you God-Eighteen Penice !” The Books ULERS AND THE MORNING HERALD.-" The book trade burying-place for its interment;' but what must have been his astonish
thorities belonging to the church in the yard of which bis family have a warndrer koww to be in so depressed a state as at the present time. Thement and disgust, at being refused Christian burial for lois daughter by Baoks of bughand has? refused for the last three weeks to discount any the Reverend Minister of ille parish', whose name is William Woolcombe booksellerle bul. Nothing can be more confirmatory of the falling off in Now, in this enlightened age, as it is called, who would conceive it pos tlitto bookkotling business than the fact of the two principal booksellers, Isible that a Clergyman ofilie Protestant Church of England refused to Comiablo ant Morray, having becojve number publishers. This state of perform the burial service over the remains of a beloved infant, becaur thing has to doirot Bock trought about by the refusal of the respectable it had not been baprised? Yet sich in the fact - Bath Journal.-And newspapers to put into the newspapers, paragraphs puffing off books, ex- yet these Reverend Gentry sneer at the Catholics, forsooth, on account cept the word Advertisement 'was prefixed to such puffing paragraphs,” of their Superstition and Intolerance ! ;** Colin18 101111
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**LORD ROLLE.The present Lord Rolleu (wbo, it seems from his SELP-INDULGENCE.-Mr Sheridan's chief misfortunes arose from his, coarse behaviour on a late occasion, when irritated respecting the shoot. ) indolent' and self-indulging habits. He undoubtedly could feel for, ing some game in Devonshire, has not learned during his long life to others, but he felt too much for himself, and thus, though in the receipt carry himself like a gentleman)--when Mr Rolle, was the hero of a l of large sums of money, as they were all swaliowed up in his own gratis satire called the Rolliad. Mr Moore, in his Life of Sheridan, describes fications, he rarely possessed the means of being generous, le colliers, or him as “ one of those unlucky persons whose destiny it is to be immor- of even doing his duty by them,When his immediate pleasures were talised by ridicule, and to whom the world owes the same sort of grati. concerned, he had no self-controut-the want of which virtue allowed tode for the wit of wbich they were the butts, as the merchants did, in him to become an inveterate promise-breaker, spendthrift,i a low senSinbad's story, to those pieces of meat to which diamonds adhered. The sualist, a dependant, a flatterer, and a pauper... His habits of procrasti. chief offence, besides his political obnoxiousness, by which he provoked nation were excessive; he could scarcely ever find time to do anything! this satirical warfare, was the lead which he took in a sort of conspiracy, that was not immediately “agreeable" to himself, boweyer honourable or formed on the ministerial beaches, to interrupt, by coughing, hawking, advantageous the result might have been. He seems to have adopted and other unsocmly noises, the speeches of Mr Burke." This dignified literally the advice which Lord Holland used satirically to address to mode of harassing an opponent, it must be remembered, way practised his son: "never do to-day, wbat you can possibly put oft till touinarrow; against Burke, before he had recommended bimself to the late king by nor ever do yourself, what you can get any one else to do for you." hjs apostacy from liberty. We never before could imagine the cause of ROYAL KINDNESS, CONSIDERATION, AND GOODNESS.Of the many such a man's elevation to a title-we now obtain a glimpse of those“ dear friends" who are loaded with praises by Mt Kelly, in Kis book of services which a monarch like George the Third is never backward in Reminiscences, after a Mr and Mrs Shugard, boarding house keepers at honouring!. siis , et in wei is iss , .,.; Brighton, his most gracious Majesty George the Fourth comes in for the
You WILL DO A GREAT DEAL OF Harm." Such is the remark which greatest share of compliment; and, as Mr Kelly assures Us, that "the the timid, the cupping, and the ignorant, commonly-make, when they
following circumstance, though but little known,' richly deserves to be cannot give a reason for their opposition to reform, whether in Chyrch
universally 30," we hasten to give it the benefit of our circulixion : _The or, State.', Prove to them that the evils complained of are most pernici
inisi King gave a splendid party at the Pavilion, arid commanded the atten00s, and that the remedies are equally sound in theory and good in prac
dance of Mr Kelly. His Majesty did him the honour to seat himself beside tice, they have nothing to say but, you will do a great deal of harm.”_1
of her the musician, asked him how he liked the music, and was, he says, “ alla In noticing this inveterate, ancient, and " loyal" habit of predicting evil,
kindness and condescension." Mr Kelly had a little god-daughter, the Reverend Mr Thompson, at a late meeting in Scotland of " the
whom he had smuggled behind the organi, in order that she might see Church Patronage Society," related the following pleasant anecdote :_
the show. The girl had crepe from her biding-place, when'liis Majesty's" be
A countryman, who was what is termed a little silly, got an idea joto his quick, eye, while sitting on a sopha bei ween the Princess Esterhazy and head that it yas always a fine day. His friends were anxious to get the
the Countess Lieven, in a moment caught a glimpse of the little intruder." better of this extraordinary prejudice of his. So one day when Samuel
“Who is that beautiful little child ?" said the King: "Who' brought" came in very cold, there being a severe snow and storm at the time, he
her here :" and immediately walked to poor Julia and asked her came in all white, with his cloths covered wiib snow; he was like a
who she, was, I belong to K. said Julia. And who the Deuce cloud of snowthay thought it a good opportunity to try him They Is K, said his Majesty. I was seated continues Mr Kelly) quite ar the said, “ A terrible snow this,” Says Samuel, “It's a fine day.". They
farther end of the room, conversing with Sir Wm. Keppelt, and thre" were very anxious to convince him of liis error, and they waited till
moment I saw what was going on, I requested Sir William to go to the another day, when there was a deluge of rain, and he was quite drenched
King and say that the child belonged to me, which he with great good his bat hanging down, and his cloths all wet, and he appeared in a most
nature did. His Majesty kissed poor little Julia, and, taking her into 2,511 uncomfortable condition, feeling in such a way apparently as to confess
his arms, threw her over his shoulder, and carried her across the room to anything. A terrible rain this.”, they observed to him—“0, a
me, and placed her in a chair by my side, saying with the greatest com Ane day," Samuel answered. After this they waited some months
descension, “ Why did you leave the child in the cold Why not bring * longer; and at last a dreadful storm occurred-the rain came down
her into the room > If she be fond of music, bring her here whenever you in torrents-the wind blew as to go through bim-the lightning
like.”—This act of kindness, consideration, and goodness, was duly apoi Aashed about him, and the thunder roared loudly over him, and
preciated by all who witnessed it, and by me will be ever remembered Samuel was in terrible consternation—he came in quite pale with dread.
with the most respectful gratitude.-Kelly's Reminiscences. Well may They thought this a glorious opportunity to root out of bis mind the ex
the grateful god-papa exclaim, as he does, after relating this anecdote, traordinary votion that it was always fine weather, and remarked“ This
and stating that for many years past, upon his annual night, he bons been is'a terrible storm." But Samuel, with his usual manner, soused down
regularly honoured with a munificent donation by his sovereign,“ God on a chair, and said," This is a fine day !"-Now, (continued Mr
save the King!" Thompson) that is not a bad illustration of our friends. Attack them
A RATCHING CHANCELLOR.-Among the late Duke of Norfolk's owloat logically-prove to them by Facts, nothing will have any effect on them
Arundel was one which was named by its keeper" Lord Thurlow,"? with a shake of the head and shrug of 'The 'shoulder, They give always
from an imaginary likeness between the bird and his Lordship. One the same answer, " You will do a great deal of harm."' it is a sort of
morning, when the Duke was closeted with his solicitor, the old owl confession on their parë, thal' tliey have nothiog to'urge against us."..
keeper knocked at the library door, and said, “ My 'Lord, I have great
news to give your Grace." '. Well," said the Duke, " what is ju?!? CHARACTER OŃ The EAST INDIA COMPANY.--There was somejhing in “ Why, my Lord," said the man, “ Lord Thurlow has laid an egg this the first frame and constitvtion of the Company which extended the sordid principles of their origin over all their successive operations, con.
morning." Not recollecting at the moment that the owl had been nick
named Lord Thorlow," the Duke was not a little astonished, and, necting with their civil policy, and even with their boldest achievements, until the keeper explained, the solicitor was dreadfully scandalized by the meanness of a pedlar and the profigacy of pirates. Alike in the such an audacious calumny upon a Noble Lord, who had been so long political and military line could be observed auctioneering ambassadors
sitting-upon the woolsack.- Kelly's Reminiscences, and trading generals, and thus we saw a revolution brought about by
DR MARRYAT.-The following list of Dr Marryat's publications will beste affidavite ; a town besieged on a note of hand; a prince dethroned for the
probably be gratifying to your Correspondent W.-1. Medical Aphoa. balance of an account. Thus it was that they exhibited a government, 1 risms; or a Compendium of Physic, founded on irrefragable principlesa. 3 which uoited the mock majesty of a bloody scepire and the little traffic
Ipswich, 1757.-2. Therapeutics, or the Art of Healing, Wrillen in of a merchant's counting-house, wielding'a trúncheon with one hand, Latin, and published in 1758. He then translated it into English, and the and picking a pocket with the other.--Sheridan.
Thirteenth edition was in the press at the time of his death. There have BORYING IN CITIES. It is notorious that there are many church-yards in which the soil has been raised several feet above the level of the ad- of the Ladies. First published in Ireland about the year 1771.
been as 'many since.-9. Sentimental Tables, chiefly designed for the use
Third wala jorning, street by the accumulated remains of mortality ; and there are edition, Bristol, 1791. Nature; a Poem, in six books. Bristol, 1786, w others in which the ground is actuaily probed with a borer before a grave 5. The Philosophy of Masons; in several Epistles from Egypt, to a
is opened. The coinmissioners for improvements in Westminster, report- Nobleman.. London, 1790. , Ridgway printed a second edition (of the ed to Parliament in 1814, that St. Margaret's church-yard could not,
title-page poly, I believe) in the same year. No other part of the work consistently with the health of the neighbourhood, be used much longer
has been published. In 1791 an answer to it was printed in Bristol, as a burial-ground, for that it was, with the greatest difficulty e vacant entitled " A Brief, but, it is presumed, a Sufficient Answer to the Philo. place could at any time be found for strangers; that the samily graves sophy of Masons ; intended for the benefit of such unlettered persons as generally would not admit of more than one interment, and that many of may have perused that work to their spiritual injury. By the Rev. them were then too full for the reception of any member of the family to H. E. Holder.". - lo reply to this tract, Dr Marryat jinmediately pubwhich they belonged.”-Paris and Fonblanque's Medical Jurisprudence. lished_6. A Letter to the Rev. H. E. Holder, on-his Brief and Buificient
The author of that admirable and most original fiction, Frankenstein, Answer to the Philosophy of Masons, Bristol, 12mo. These are all the i has in the press a romance, entitled The Last Man.The publication of publications of Dr Marryat that have come to my knowledge. He was
the Life of Napoleon, written by the Great Wakaown, will follow the an extraordinary man; but great talents, extensive usefulness, and as bistorical novel' of Woodstock, or the Long Parliament," which the bounded benevolence were unable to abield him from the animosity of
author of Waverly had on the anvil previously to his determination to religious intolerance. He would have perished through, want in this vai encounter the Emperor of the French.-Morning Chronicle. . HD
city but for the assistance of one or two individuals. The memory of is 23. ELOPEMENT.-A Reverend Genleman, in the neighbourhood of Hali- such a man should not be forgotten; and I have collected same oircumfi fax, who took to himself a wife only on Saturday se'nnigbt, bas bad but stances and anecdotes relating to him, which I may probably farm into a into a short trial of the married life;, his lady eloped from him (whether in Memoir.W. TYSON.—Bristol, 25th November, 1825. p L 901 9994182 ti',
company or not we cannot tell), the Wednesdayfollowing, taking along A TAILOR TURNED ACCOUCHEUX.--Ata meeting lalely held in Word with her, not her own maiden paraplıernalia only, but also a part of the cestershire, to examine the accounts of an insolvent's creditors, a Tailor most valuable of the goods in communion. Leeds Mercury. - . sent in his bill as follows:" TO A Countess delivered, 151. Ils. 9d."
Joseta Humr. —The Edinburgh dinner to Mr Hume has gone off in Mosc.- The number of the Harmonicon just out, contaias a notice of the very best' style. This is an event at which every journalist who loves 4 a Collection of Motetts, for the Offertory, and other Pieces, principally his country should express his satisfaction ; and we do so most cordially. I adapted for the Morniog Service': the whole composed, selected, and Mr Hume cannot be called a party man; nor has he any of the usual arranged, with a separate accompaniment for the organ or piano-forte, by attractions of high rank of showy oratory, that may be supposed suffi-| VINCENT NOVELLO, Organist to the Portuguese Embassy in London." cient of themselves to draw an Edinburgh assemblage together: his sole The critic says, “it is a publication not only for the present but for the recommendation is, that he has paved a new way to the foundations of future generation-à classical work, interesting to musical amateurs, corruption, and mapped them so effectually, that no party will ever after whatever creed they may possess, and of course doubly so to those of the wards be able to build much upon them, that he has curtailed the Catholic Church, by whom, we should imagine, it will be considered as ments of that undud influence to the possession of which every party that an invaluable means of diversifying such parts of their religious service as can will expire. The honour conferred upon him, therefore, is a better admit of variety, and also as a delightful occupation for some of their proof of the increased dissemination of right foeling and right principle leisure hours. We will add, that we mogt unfeignedly congratulate not in the metrópolis, than any we have yet seen, although proofs of this only Mr Novello on his access to the rich stores of barmony, both ancient kind have not of late' been rare.-Dundee Advertiser.
and modern, whence he has drawn these volumes, but likewise the * * · ANERICAN LITERATURE.-There can be little doubt that the claims of public, that such treasures should have fallen into hands so capable of America, as a literary nation, are shamefully underrated. In what converting them to the best possible use.”—The Examiner, some time country has more been achieved in the same time, and under the same back, announced the intended publication of various pieces of choice old circumstances. The works on Politics, Law, Political Economy, Poetry, Italian music, contained in the Fitzwilliam Collection at Cambridge. and History, which have been published in the United States, during Mr Novello, of whose labours the Harmonicon thus speaks, is the accon. the last ten op twelve years, would astonish the most prejudiced enemies plished musician to whom the University has entrusted the tank of of America, If we except Scotland, we know no nation in which there bringing out the work. is so admirable and effective a provision for the education of the people, PorgoNS.—A couple of sheets have just been published, entitled, A. under the immediate control of the Government authorities. There is Toxicological Chart, exhibitiog at one view the Symptoms, Treatmnenj, note town without its school-house, nor a school without an adequate and Modes of detecting the various Poisons, Mineral, Vegetable, and degree of support, raised from the community at large. Upwards of 6000 Animal; to which are added, concise Directions for the Treatment of young men are studying at the different colleges and seminaries of edu. Suspended Animation ; by Wm, Stowe, Member of the London College cation. All the popular works of England are re-published, as soon as of Surgeons." —From ibis very useful publication we extract the followthey cross the Atlantic, in a pheap form, so as to give the body of the ing directions concerning the treatment of persons who have been bidea people an opportunity of purchasing them, Public libraries are multi- by rabid animals, and those who have taken arsenic :- Hydrophobia plying in every quarier, Literary and scientific schools are rapidly in. is more easily prevented than cured indeed it is doubtful if ever it has creasing, and the number of native works published, in the States, is been cured.' Mercury, arsenic, opium, musk, camphor, acids, wise, daily becoming greater. Two hundred periodicals are issued in the vegetable and mineral alkali, oil, varions herbs, and many other remedies States, in addition to the newspapers, which, from being unfettered by whose effects are quite opposite, have been employed, but none can be a.lieavy stamp duty, are in the hands of the poorest of the population. relied on. Large blood-lettings, the warm and cold bath, and almost It is impossible for a nation possessing so many powerful rescources for every other remedial agent have been tried without success. The bittea diffusing the riches of literature and science throughout the country part should be completely cut out, even after it has healed, if the sympenjoying, in its true gense, the advantages of a Free Press-increasing toms have not yet come on ; the part should then be immersed in wara in wealih-and rapidly approximating to that state of national prospe water, or washed with it as long as it will bleed ; and after the most pere, rity wlaen commercial oceupations can be partially abandoned for the severing ablution, caustic should be applied to overy part of the surface, calm pleasures of literary pursuits; We say, it is impossible for a nation and then the wound covered with a poultice, and suffered to beal by thus fortunately oircumstanced, to remain long without attaining as high granulations. No milder discipline can ensure safely." - When arsenio a character for literary glory, as it hay for political freedom, without has been ļaken, “ Vomiting is to be excited or encouraged by large adding to the javaluable blessings of a liberal government, the proud drauglits of sugared water, linseed tea, or other emollient Auids. Lite and durable triumphs of literature, science, and philosophy.Belfast water, or chalk and water, may be drank freely if the arsenic has been Northern Whig. . . i
I taken in solution. Fat, oil, vinegar, charcoal-powder, alkaline, sulphuMRS BELZONI.It has been generally supposed that Mrs Belzoni is a rets, and vegetable decoctions, which have been recommended, are not foreigner; but such is not the fact. She was born and educated in the to be relied on. Magnesia would increase the activity of the poison. West of England, we believe in the noighbourhood of Bristol, and bas Inflammatory symptoms are to be combatied by Bleeding from the arm always conducted herself in the most extemplary manner, both as a wife and by leeches, fomentations, frequent emollient clysters, and other reand á widow. She has suffered almost incredible hardships and priva medies as symptoms may demand. If death does not ensue, the diet tions, in'endeavouring to keep together the antiquities collected by her must be fluid, farinaceous, and demulcent, for a considerable time after husband. She has ofteti, and for a considerable time together, been wards. No specific antidote yet known. In all severe cases of poison. compelled to subsist upon coarger and more scanty fare than the huming, recourse should he had to the stomach-pump, or to the syphon." blest of those who derive their sustenance from casual labour. All these The chief value of Mr Stowe's, publication is this-it enables persona, difficulties she has borne without a murmur, and surely the public immediately to take some useful steps, when accidents occur to avert the sympathies will be awakened ja favour of a female at once so distresssed threatened mischief, before the aid of a medical man, who is not alwats and so deserving of their support.-Morning Chroniclo. '. ' at hand, can be obtained; for the delay of a few minutes is frequenty
i ADVANTAGES OF SCIENCE AND LITERATURE.-The importance of fatal in such cases. science is not to be estimated exclusively by a pecuniary standard. The DecrEASE OF RELIGION.-lo 1815, after Napaleon's return, a violest pure and unalloyed pleasures and gratifications which result from the Royalist exclaimed to his Confessor, who happened to dine with him at cultivation of a faste for literature, are in themselves of the highest value. Ghent" What !” exclaimed he, "Henry III and IV were assastaYou cannot be always engaged in the pursuit of wealth ; nor in the com- nated, and nobody can be found to rid us of the Usurper Buonaparte!" binations and details of your different professions. Recreation of some The Priest fetched a deep sigh :-- Ah, my dear Sir,' said he, there is species or another is indispensable; and those who are 'fortunately im- no longer any religion in the world as in those days!"-Buonaparte is bued with a taste for scientific and literary studies, are not only stran- said to have been much amused with this anecdote, gers to that ennui and languor which so frequently embitter the leisure
· A ludicrous circumstance occurred a few days back, which exciied hours of the possessors of vast wealth, but are protected by the strongest
not a little, merriment. Our readers are aware that couch proprietors barrier that can be erected against the risk of becoming addicted to vicia
have lately established double-bodied coaches. It happened that a ous and degradiag habits and pursuits.”—From the able Speech delivered
Frenchiman, of no ordinary stature, had booked himself to London by by Mr M Culloch at the opening of the City of London Literary and Scien
one of these conveyances, and the book keeper fanoying to himself the tific Institution, which has just been published for the benefit of that
awkward situation his customer would be placed in by sitting at the back excellent Establishment.', , Bini
of the vehicle with both seats crowded, pilied the length of his legs, and "THE CHURCH IS IN DANGER.?!..But what is the Church What placed him inside the front body, which had only one seat. Mongeat do they mean? They mhean, by the Church, a political engine the made himself very contented and the coach jogged on, unul changing domination of a certain partye a great instrument for promoting Parlia-horses at Rochester, he alighted from his seat, and having paced mentary or other corrupt influence., 11. , 1 la 16" 17" mulle , pavement a few minutes, minutely examined ihe coach, until espying ca • PROTESTANT HIGH CHURCH POLITICS. We have much talk of the the door of that portion wberein he was nocommodated, the work slavish' political priticiples inculcated by Priests of the Catholic persua | Cheapside," he few into a violent rage. “Val," said he « jou ei sion, but passive obedience cannot possibly be more strongly insisted me here for; I pay de best price, and I will not be disgraced by riding upon than it has been by Protestant Divines, and some of ihem of the the cheap side of de coach." ' In vain did the coachman and passenen highest rank. Bishop Horseley asserted in the House of Lords, that endeavour to appease his anger; the Frenchiman was inexorablehe o man's abuse of his delegated authority is to be borne witb resignation, would hear no nothing-he pay good price and would ride in the she like any bther of God judgments/" that "the opposition of the iodid side." Words and persuasion were of no'avail; his wrath tiad predt.ro vidual to the Sovereign power is an opposition to God's providential pated over all reason. What was to be done? he would not hear arrangements; and that the people have nothing to do with the laws Cheapside: the coach too had been detained longer than is usual trou. but to obey them.”—The Reverend Nero Wilson teaches the same and in this dilemma it remained, the Frenchman without thoderatir; klavish doctrine to his gaping flock, and we cannot well imagine that biy choler, and the passengers cursing him for a fool; at lust an arran the duty of non-resistance to oppression could be moro plainly onforced ment was made, and he proceeded in the hinder part the remaindere either iu Turkish Mosque or Catholic Cathedral.
the journey, Kent Herald,
t a coach
shed on the
EVOTVRUTURO ATH OF DR BLACK, THE GREAT CHEMIST. On the 2611 November | affair six weeks after it could see the
lind as well as O and in the 71st year of his age, he expired, without any convulsion, There was a sofa in the room large enough for five or six people to sit olej
or stupor, lo announce or retard the approach of death." Being at The sofa was a cane sofa, without cushions. I mentioned this matter to in witli his usual fare, some bread, a few prunes, and a measured the foreman the next morning. I did not tell my mastor, because the ity of milk diluted with water, and having the cup in his hand 1 foreman told me to let it be.” My mistress's mother was at the house the last stroke of his pulse was to be given, he had set it down on when I told my master. He called ine in to tell it before Mrs Ambridge bees, which were joined together, and kept it steady with his hand, and her mother, and I did tell it as I have to-day. Her father was sent ina manner of a person perfectly at ease ; and in this attitude expired; for, and took her away that night, Wut'spilling a drop, and without a writhe in his countenance, as if an
| for, and took her a way that night, white bliv e ved at
- Mr BROUGHAM addressed the jury for the defendant. He said, that not. ament had been required to show to his friends' the facility with a little of evidence was giron to show that they lived even in ordinary. 'he departed. His servant opened the door, to tell him that some comfort before this pretended act of adultery; and from this silence he ad lent his name; but getting no answer, stepped about half way had a right to take it as confested that they lived in misery. He denied, ds him, and seeing him sitting in that easy posture, supporting his, that any criminal interopurse occurred; and he felt assured the jury os of milk with one hand, he thought that he had dropped asleep, I would never believe that it did occur under the extraordinary circum. a he had sometimes seen happen after his meals. He went back,
stances related by Stevens. Would any man believe that the parties hut the door ; but before he got down stairs, some anxiety, which would select
ich would select a small cane-bottomed chair for such a parpore, when uld not 'account for, made him return and look again'at his master. Larve
1 large and commodious sofa was ready for their use at the other side of the then he was satisfied, after coming pretty near him, and turned to maicursw
1 parlour? Was it probable that they would choose a situation in which vay; but again returned, and, coming quite close to him, he found they were
they were liable to be observed from the window? And when did he first, without life. Professor Robison's Preface to Black's Lectures. tell this marvellous tale to his master? Six yeoks after the occurrence, PROVEMENTS OF LONDON.—The Gazette contains several notices of op occasion of a squabble among the servants, of which his mistress bad cted improvements in the City, in Westminster, and the suburbs. given information, and obviously for the purpose of revenge. Surely, the
eastern parts several new roads are intended to be formed ; and in jury would not give credit to the statement he had made, absurd and inorth, a new road connecting the Hackney road with Kingsland road. I consistent as it was, but would refuse, by giving a farthing to the plaintiff,
City a new street is projected from Moorgate to the Bank (con-' to authorize him to seek the divorce which it was his real object to obtain.. ng Finsbury square with the centre of the metropolis). . To the The LORD Cuike Justice left the Word to many whether the first of vard a new street is to be formed, from Lincoln's Inn fields to adultery was made out to their satisfaction by the evidence of Sevens ; orn (which will complete the passage from the latter street to the land if it was, what damages the plaintiff ought to recover. On this last *d, through the intended opening at Pickett place, Temple bar). Il question, if it should arise, the jury would bear in mind that the case was, anded to enlarge Hungerford 'market, improve the adjacent quays, singularly destitute of any proof of the previous happiness of the parties, stablish a fish market (so long wanted in that part of the town). Land tbat, if the story of Stevens were true, the plaintiff's wife had acted the parish of Lambeth, having gained so great a population, is to be with
I with a degree of grossness, which implied that her virtue was of no very imodated with a new bridge, from the Church to the Horseferry mich and a street from the same to Stafford-place, Pimlico, which will
Ibigh valye, or reqniring any great courtsbip to destroy: the *ct the Borough in a straight line with Hyde Park corner. And in
li The Jury, aftor retiring for half an hour, returned 4 verdict for the westward, it is intended to make a navigable canal from the P LATDAges, Foto
v o " "31 10 4649,19 911 tor! res to Kensington.
tem ASKEW U. PERROT AND, BERTRANDO nama
on the This was an indictment against Elizabeth Virginia Perrot and Xictor.) ton and Darlington rail.road which carries plassengers at the low
Bertrand, the defendants, for a conspiracy maliciously to injure the prosee of one penny a mile inside.-Tyne Mercury.
cutor. From the evidence, it appeared, that the female defondant had IL ROAD, --Already do the inhabitants of Stockton begin to feel been brought over from Paris by Askew to conduct the millipers business sensibly the advantages of the communication made by the opening for him at his abop in Oxford Street, when the parties having quarrelled,
3 e new Dørlington Rail-road; for the price of coals, which was she had him indicted for a felony, charging bim witha, having stolen . - the opening of the Rail-road 188. a ton at Stookton, is now reduced jewellery
9. now reduced jewellery and seven promissory potes for 1000 françs each, and fire, for Now what must be the adrantage when a suficient time has 500 fra
2500 francs cach, which were alleged to belong to Bertrand, and, to bave. Ed to enable the proprietors of coal mines on the line of the Rail
been purloined from a drawer; of which drawer Askew admitted he had a to open the same? Incalculable. It is added, the Rail-road Com-,
=key, and out of which he had certaiply taken a private letter belonging to find carriages, and propelling powers, included, for one balfpenny Mademoisell. Per
ampe | Mademoiselle Perrot, of whose intimacy with Bertrand, he appeared to be in per mile-Liverpool 4dvertiser. Mire
jealous. Askew, however, was acquitted of the felony, the Recorder, e Duke of Bedford is said to be seriously indisposed at Paris. His having told the Jury that the charge against him amounted to a breach of, s began, we understand, with a sore throat. His Grace is accom
trust, and that the remedy in that case was by a civil aclioo. Bertrand, it d at the Freoch metropolis by his Duchess.
was proved, was in indigent circumstances wbep Askew received them at his house; and he was introduced by Medemoiselle Perrot as ber
brother, which was not the fact; and it was also proved that the defend. , ......Hii LAW
ants bad both threatened to be the rain of Askew i bvs en die interior:
After an ingenious defence by Mr BROUGHAM, Missodales como COURT OF KING'S BENCH.
The Chief JUSTICB told the Jury, that the main question to decide Tuesday, November 29.
was, whether the notes and property which Askew was charged with
stealing were left by Perrot, jų the drawer, in Askew's house. If they CRIN CON.-AMBRIDGE V. JAMES.
were left there, even if Askew did not purloin them, there was reagonable is action was brought by the plaintiffto recover damages for criminal
ground for the charge; if they never were there, the Jury would consider Ersation bad by the defendant, a publican in Greek street, Soho.
whether it was possible to reconcile the prosecution for felony to any but SCARLETT very shortly stated the case. The plaintiff was a young
wicked motives. In determining this question, he advised the Tury, got to. a butcher.' In May 1824, he was married to his present wife, wbol look to the evidence of Askew, which might be fairly considered as op; f a suitable age. The act of aduitery of which he complaiped took
posed by the oath of Perrot on the former trial, but to such other circumabout the 28th of October following. On thatevening the defendant
slances as might lead to a just conclusion, Timur me smo and supped with Mrs Ambridge, in the absence of her husband. oom in which they supped was a parlour behind the shop, 'and baringe,
The Jury retired, but returned in a few minutes, finding the defendants
1 dow into the shop partially covered with a blind, so that'any personu
, COURT OF COMMON PLEAS. THE... ficient height could look over into the room. One of the servants,
?!nd at 7 Wednesday, Nov. 30. más intendere in iu! zting what was going on, looked over this blind and saw Mrs Ame and Mr James in a situation which, if he was believed, would
BREACH OF PROMISE—HUTCHINSON v. SAUNDERS. no doubt that criminal intercourse had taken place. It was true. Mr Serjeant TADDY stated this case' to the Jury. It was an action to nly one servant saw the transaction, but others could speak to cir recorer compensation for a breach of promise of marriage. The plaintiff abces wbicb would confirm his story. This was the short account of was the daughter of a shoemaker. The defendant, a farmer, residing in ffair, which, if told by the 'witness in such a manner as to obtain Essex, now about 60 years of age. The plaintiff lived as sergant with would entitle the plaintiff to a verdict." With respect to damages, 1 defendant, and by his promises so far gained on her, as that she yielded true that Mrs Ambridge brought her husband no fortune; but she to his wishes and became pregnant by him. Ia September a friend of red service not only in the management of his domestic affairs, but her's called on the desepdant, and spoke to him on the subject of Mary a the conduct of his business, of which this unfortunate connexion
Hutchinson's situation, when he gave a promise that þe would matrs hero eprived hin.
and the wedding-ring was bought, and the day, pamed; but after all he orge Stevens said, he was in the service of Mr Ambridge. After the changed his mind, and refused to perform bis promise. was shut up, and before supper, I went into the room to take soine
| Me Serjeant VAUGHAN, on the part of the defendant, congented ibat a Code beef, but observed nothing. 1 afterwards went to put'a lainp verdict should be entered against his client for 1001.
T o "To this the plaintiff's Counsel consented, and a perdict was accordingly the shop, and then observed Mrs Ambridge move from Mr James's
this I saw ihrough the blind she moves to her own chair liastily. I entered for 1001. damages and costs.. tup stairs io go to bed, but afterwards, in consequence of suspicion,
E ", Thursday, Dec. 1.; e down softly. I went and looked over the blind. (The witness. HARRIETTE WILSON'S MEMOIRS,POPLETT V. J.J. STOCKDALE, described the situation of the parties.) I told my master of this 1. [It was said in Court, and the statement has been made in print, and ha