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that other people more favourably circomstanced might take the alarm. MR. KBAN MORAL CANT.-We have thought with Sterne, that « of But we see the times are more favourable for the exercise of the power of all the cants that ever were canted in this canting world, the cant of criti. the Press than we had anticipated. So sovereign is this power, indeed, cism was the worst ;" but the cant of morality, especially when it supersedes that in the same paper, and in the same column, the same conduct is beld criticism, has, in our minds, completely engrossed the superlative. This up to execration in one which is imitated in another—" For the libéls “ cant" was never carried to a more offensive, or absurd length, than in complained of,” says The Times, speaking of the prosecution of Haydo, the present jostance ; in which we shrewdly suspect that it has been made“ it is enough to say, that they attacked the private character of the Lord a cloak for sundry sinister interests, much cowardly malignity, and many Lieutenant, in itself an unfair subject of abuse." We are the last persons skulking prejudices. It would be scarcely rational to account for the Drury. in the world who would wish to attack Lord Wellesley, on any other iban lane uproar upon any other supposition. Mr. Kean is a servant of the public grounds. Though, therefore, we may doubt the policy of the pro. public. In that capacity he is open to its censure, or entitled to its support, ceeding against Haydn, and regret that all the State prosecutions in in proportion to his merits or demerits. We go to the theatre to see an Ireland, since Lord Wellesley became Lord Lieutenant, should, with one actor, not jo bis domestic or personal character-but in his bistrionic exception, have bad for object the punishment of affronts offered to his character. We may sigh over the frailties by which genius is too fre. | Lordship personally, we willingly join with The Times in condemping the quently degraded, and we may entertain strong feelings as to particular inroads into his private life. But how secure must the bold on public acts of the individual, but we have no right to visit him in his profes- opinion have been deemned, when in the same breath, the same Journal sional exertions with an extra-judicial penalty for his moral transgressions. which tbrew its shield over Lord Wellesley, setting consistency at If we were going to invite him to our table, or to make him the companion defiance, has the following attack on a Member of the Legislatare :of our wives, the case would be altered. In the theatre, it is the actor, “ Belasco, the bruiser, was actively engaged for Kean.-A Whig Mem. and not the man, that claims our suffrages. The same principle applies to ber also, whom the more respectable part of the Whigs would be glad of all professions, that of the Church, perhaps, alone excepted. Michael | an opportunity of renouncing, evinces his respect for good morals by a Angelo is said to have stabbed a poor fellow whom he had hired to be constant attendance and great zeal on tbe same side. He sometimes has fastened to a cross (for his picture of the Crucifixion) in order to catch his middle-aged Thais with him. He had better not provoke us."-Of aod trapsmit to his canvas the expression of his last agonies. Is our ad-course the Gentleman will take the hint, and in all cases attend to our miration of the painter lost in our abhorrence of the assassin ? But his injunctions. It would be absurd in uncontrouled power to be governed by crime may impated to the aura sacra fames.-Be it so — Did the parsimony any thing like principle in the distribution of favours; tel est notre plaisir of Marlborough render him less fatal in the field, or less successful in is quite enough.-One man shall, by his liberality to his mistresses, and diplomacy? Are the military successes of Wellington neutralized by the splendour of their establishinents, raise the price of marketable beauty the notoriety of his amours ? Or are the decisions of a Chancellor less throughout Mary-la-bonne, and be the cause of mortgages, which, in the valuable because he may happen to be hen-pecked at home, despicable for late critical times, threatened to sweep away the inansions of balf of our bis avarice, and odious for his bigotry? Was the eloquence of Atterbury ancient families, and yet be a prodigious favourite, whilst another man less splendid or admirable on account of his moral turpitude? To these shall not be allowed to bestow a smile on a single Thais. This is all of questions we believe that there can be but one answer; and we would course as it should be ; only we do not exactly see the necessity for any apply that answer to Mr. Kean. But there is an inveteracy of personal longer looking shy on John Bull. If he was a little more outrageous than bostility towards this gifted tragedian, for which we cannot pretend to ourselves formerly, he has like other people profited by his moral lessons,
aceouni. His habits of bibacity and love of pleasurable indulgence are and indeed would almost seem to have abandoned his wicked crimes, and 1. arrayed against bim, although they never--but once-empted him to dis-taken to reading the book which be hangs out as a sign in good earnest.
appoint an audience, or to appear before it “ sborn of his beams." For Let us all, therefore, be on good understanding-let us bear with each his altimate triumph over the paltry hy pocrisy of his adversaries, we have other, and allow to each other the impunity which each would wish to pot a single apprehension ; but we must protest against the precedent, have for bimself, and we shall laud it gaily over the world. During the which those adversaries would establish; put in the claim of other per present bickerings, a number of bitter invectives against some of our corformers to a bearing (which they were denied on Monday night) when Mr. temporaries, have been communicated to us; but we always bore id mind Kean is not on the stage ; and reprobate the mock morality-ihe pseudo the fable of the Bundle of Sticks. If the world will bear with us, wby purity, which would sacrifice at the altar of its hatred, or of its cupidity, shall we not bear with one another ? --Morning Chronicle. ibe interests of a guilty man's unoffending posterily, and the enjoyments, Tory Inconsistency.-A Quarterly Reviewer, taken off bis guard, exquisite and intellectual as they are, which less sordid, or less fastidious as when treating of a subject not directly political,-will sometimes furauditors, may derive from his talents. Hereford Independent.
nish a cutting argument against the very system which he most strenuously Rait-ROADS.-LOCO-MOTIVE STEAM-ENGINES.-A Correspondent in upholds. The last No. of the Quarterly Review, in an article on Savings forms us that be was present, on the 17th inst., at Kellingworth Colliery,
Banks and Country Banks, bas the following passage as a note :-“ We near Newcastle-upon-Tyne, in order to witoess a grand experiment as to
suggest the consolidation of the present five acts on the Savings Banks the power of loco-motive Engines, which was performed at the desire and into one. It would not cost much trouble to those accustomed to frame acts in the presence of more than twelve gentlemen, from the Committees of of Parliament; but it costs a plain man of business (and such are the most the intended Manchester and Liverpool, and the Birmingham Rail. Road valuable conductors of Savings Banks) an infinite deal of labour to read Companies, and the following was the result :-The Engine being of eight five acts of Parliament, and find out what clauses in the first four are borse power, and weighing, with the tender (containing water aud coals) I repeated, and what are still to be considered as included in the fifth." Here five tons and ten hundred weight, was placed on a portion of Rail-Road, the writer, full of his subject, and sincerely zealous apparently for the the inclination of which, in one mile and a quarter, was stated by the success of the institutions in question, feels strongly the absurdity and proprietor, Mr. Wood, to be one inch in a chain, or one part in 792. the mischief of the bungling legislation which creates five successive and Twelve waggons were placed on the Rail-Road, each containing two tons, distinct laws on one limited subject, instead of embodying the previous acts and between 13 and 14 hundred weight of coals, making a total weight of in the new measure. Yet this same Quarterly Review, if a BexTHAM 32 tops, and eight hundred weight. The twelve waggons were drawn proposes to reduce the hideous mass of statutes, old and new, obsolete, one mile aod a quarter each way, making two miles and a balf in the whole
complex, inconsistent, and voluminous beyond the capacity even of a in forty minutes, or at the rate of 34 miles per hour, consuming 4 pecks and learned lawyer to comprebend, into one well-digested Code ; this sume one-half of coals : eight waggons were then drawn over the same distance Review, we say, and very likely this identical writer, would yell out in thirty-six minutes, consuming 4 pecks of coals; and six waggons were “ sedition !" against the proposer of such a reform-wbine over the “rebe. then drawn over the same ground in thirty-two minutes, consuming five rable fabric" of our" sacred and time-honoured institutions," or sneer at the pecks of coals. -Our Correspondent mentions, that the Rail-Road, the pretended vanity of a man who presumed to set himself up against « the Engine, and Machinery were all in excellent order, and well prepared for wisdom of our ancestors !” the experiment; and that the Engine requires to be supplied with hot or
An unseasonable occurrence in the cellar of the late Sir Joseph Banks boiling, and not cold water, and that two hundred gallons of water will
may be acceptable in the mention, and excite particular sympathy in pertake the Engine 14 miles, at the end of which a supply of hot or boiling sons who recreate with the juice of the vine : as a fact, it may tend to water must be renewed.-Another gentleman, an eminent engineer, who elucidate the origin and nature of vegetable fungi, particularly of that witnessed the experiment above alluded to, has given us a very different species termed mushroom. The worthy baronet had a cask of wine rather representation of the matter : he says that an engine of eight horse power too sweet for immediate use; he therefore directed that it should be placed conveyed twelve loaded waggons, weighing 48 tons, or deducting the in a cellar, in order that the saccharine matter it coulained might be more weight of the waggons, 39 tous of goods, at the rate of six miles and a perfectly decomposed by age. At the end of three years, he directed bis half an hour; and adds, that a teo horse engine will unquestionably convey butler to ascertain the state of the wine, when, on attempting to open the 20 tons of merchandize (exclusive of the waggons) at the rate of eight cellar door, he could not effect it, in consequence of some powerful ob. miles an hour, or 40 tons at the rate of four iniles an hour.-Leeds Mercury. stacle. The door was cut down, and the cellar found to be completely
New$PAPER MORALITY. We were somewhat afraid, in the commence-filled with a firm fungus vegetable production-so firm tbat it was necesment of this business (Mr. Kean's) that the Press bad gone a little too far sary to use the axe for its removal. This appeared to have grown from, in trying Mr. Kean over again, and laying the lash of public opinion on or have been nourished by, the decomposed particles of the wine : the cask bis shoulders We knew, indeed, that the morality of this country was was empty, and carried op to the ceiling, where it was supported by the very latitudinarian, that provided an adulterer did not expose his partner surface of the fungus.-Hone's Every-day Book. in sin, by the production of her letters, in order to redace bis damages, a New Year's Gifts.—[From Mr. Hone's weekly sheet egtitled the verdiet would only make hiin the more welcome into good society, and “Every-day Book," a storehouse of pleasant information, drawn from that players are punished for their sins merely upon the principle that books of all sorts, including rare and curious old works, of which be pos. asses are beat. because they take blows patiently: but still we were sufraid I sesse tive & knowledge. - In a Mont of Jeste, 1034." 12mn.
there is a pleasant story of Archee, the king's jester, who, having fooled and that they show still more conclusively the high perfection many, was fooled himself. Coming to a nobleman, upon new year's day, to which public and private credit have been brought in to bid bim good-morrow, Arcbee received twenty pieces of gold; but, covetously desiring more, be shook them in his band, and said they were
England. An excess of capital over the means of employing too light. The donor answered : «I prithee, Archee, let me see them it produces a low rate of interest, and this causes capitalists again, for there is one amongst them I would be loth to part with :" Arcbee, to seek fresh modes of investing their money-which, though expecting the sum to be increased, returned the pieces to his lordship ; they are less safe, promise larger profits, than the ordinary who put them in his pocket with this remark, “ lonce gave money into a fool's band, who had not the wit to keep it."-Pins were acceptable new
modes. But we are inclined to think, that the phenomena year's gifts to the ladies, instead of the wooden skewers which they used now observed are attributable less to a surplus capital than iill the end of the fifteenth century. Sometimes they received a com to the high perfection of credit. In disturbed countries, or in position in money : and hence allowances for their separate use is still denominated “ pin-money.”—Gloves were customary new year's gifts.
states subject to despotic caprice and exaction, credit is They were more expensive than in our times, and occasionally a money
scarcely known, money bears an enormons interest, and the present was tendered instead : this was called “ glove-money." Sir Thos. operations of trade require a much greater amount of real More, as Lord Chancellor, decreed in favour of a Mrs. Croaker against wealth, in proportion to their extent, to carry them on, than the Lord Arundel. On the following new year's day, in token of her gratitude, she presented Sir Thomas with a pair of gloves, containiug
amongst a free and tranquil people. But in England credit forty angels. « It would be agaiost good manners," said the Chancellor,
is more perfect than in any other country. Public credit to forsake a gentlewoman's new year's gift, and I accept the gloyes; their has been maintained unsullied and unimpaired through the lining you will be pleased otherwise to bestow."
tempests of war, and the severest pressure of commercial and
agricultural distress; and of course the confidence of the JOINT STOCK COMPANIES.
public in the faith of Government and the strength of the Though we have, on several recent occasions, called the national reeources, is proportioned to the trials which that attention of the public to the various new projects with which faith and those resources have sustained. And private credit the age teems, for the profitable employment of capital, is also much higher in Britain than in any other part of the and to the Joint-Stock Companies daily formed for realizing world, owing to the better state of morals, the greater amount them, yet neither the Mercury nor any other paper has said of property, the fewer hazards of trade, the firmer foundation half as much on the subject, as the prodigious phenomena and more established character of the mercantile body, and presented to our view demand. No previous age-not even the highly improved system of banking. Both public and the reign of George I. so renowned for the Mississippi, South private credit are strengthened by peace, and by the comSea, and other schemes-ever offered such a multitude of new manding rank which the country now occupies in the scale of and vast speculations, supported by such a mass of capital, as nations. Money is easily obtained; long credit is given ; the short reign of his present Majesty, and in particular the hard cash is superseded by bills of exchange, which wonderyear 1824. To look at the announcements in tlie London fully facilitate trade and commerce ; every germ of prospepapers for a few weeks back, the almost countless millionsrity is developed in the genial warmth of the season ; and subscribed, or likely to be subscribed, for undertakings, some thus a seeming overflow and torrent of wealth is produced, of them the most gigantic, and others the most ridiculous, which a time of war or distress would contract to a considerto see the avidity with which the public rush into enterprises, ably narrower stream. We do not insinuate that the counin total ignorance of their grounds, and knowing only that try is not really prosperous, or that credit is not a blessing : their object is gain,--one might imagine that the fables of the but we wish to show that there is not quite so much wealth East were realized, and that every man possessed a key to as there seems to be, and that credit, like other good things, subterraneous chambers filled with treasure, whilst at the may be abused, and may do occasional mischief. same time a spirit of boundless avidity seized upon all minds, Another consideration to be borne in mind, in contemplaand the suddenly acquired wealth was scattered over the ting the vast amount of capital subscribed for carrying the whole earth, in hopes of bringing back fresh stores of riches. new projects into effect, is, that very little of the nominal We do not say that the popular frenzy in the pursuit of these capital is actually produced and employed, nor will it be schemes is 60 great as on some former occasions, but the required for years, even supposing the schemes to be prosecu schemes themselves are much more numerous and extensive ted. Any measure that should suddenly call for the producthan was ever before known. As it is impossible to enu- tion of the money would annihilate a large proportion of the merate all the projects-brought before the public, we refer our speculations, which now appear to be so substantially supreaders to the first paragraph in our Miscellany, for the an- | ported. nouncements of a single day made in a single journal; from Having ascertained the causes of the multitudinous prowhich some idea may be formed of the spirit of speculation, jects of the day, it is natural to enquire how they are likely which is the prevailing epidemnic of the country. Railways, to operate, and in what they will end. But these questions insurance companies, and banks for the whole of England, can be very imperfectly answered, even by persons best Scotland, and Ireland ; paving companies, mining companies, acquainted with the circumstances of the country, and mos diving companies, gas-light companies, dairy companies, sagacious in their calculations of the future. The character washing companies, improvement companies, pawnbroking of the speculations is so extremely different, that no genera companies, companies for manufacturing and selling all sorts fate can attend them; and events may lie in the womb o of commodities ;-athese are a few of the branches of enter- time, to disconcert the best and soundest plans. A few ob prise now entered into by bands of capitalists, who do not servations, however, may safely be made, to distinguish the confine their operations to their own country, but are preparing various classes of projects from each other. It is obvious tha to dive on the coasts of Colombia, burrow in the Andes, and those will in general be the least hazardous, and most benefi even illuminate with gas the towns of South America and the cial to the country, which have the field of their operations a West Indies! In a single day, projects. like these were an home. They are founded on better information, liable to nounced, supported by a nominal capital of thirteen millions fewer contingencies, may be more easily supported, and wil and a half sterling!
yield the whole profits of success to the people of this country The first question naturally suggested, in looking upon this Some of these, as the Railway projects, will be a permanen state of things, is-what is it owing to ? and the next, --what source of wealth to the community, even if the hopes of th. will be its consequences, and where will it end?
first proprietors should not be immediately realized. The In answer to the first question, it may be said, that all will do us as much good as if they added to the natural ferti these speculations show the existence of a surplus capital in lity of our soil. Some of the schemes for din improve
American Mining speculations we are extremely distrustful. | City, 12 o'Clock:-Consols for Account are quoted 934 #, with little
doing. Austrian Bunds, 973; Buenos Ayres, 92; Colombian, 924; They are brought out in a hasty, slovenly, suspicious manner,
Chilian, 88%; Mexican, 823; Spanish, 21; Greek, 583; Reduced, 94 and must of necessity be attended in their execution with difficulties and risks of the most formidable nature. The situation of the mines, on high, cold, and barren mountains, with
POSTSCRIPT.. a scanty, half-civilized population around them, deficient
MONDAY, Feb. 7. fuel, execrable roads, no means of repairing machinery, a
Advices have been received from Lisbon by way of Paris, dangerous climate, unskilful workmen, jealous natives, unset
which state that the appointment of Sir Charles Stuart, on tled governments—these are only a few of the difficulties and
a special mission to the Court of Lisbon, had been officially dangers to be encountered by the Englishmen, who shall go
announced to the King, who had received the communication out to La Plata, Peru, and Mexico, for the purpose of work
in the most gracious manner, and had expressed great satising mines. Of many of the other speculations broached we
faction at the appointment. Sir Charles Stuart is therefore, can say nothing, because we know nothing; and we only wish
we understand, to embark for Lisbon in a few days. Several that others, who are as ignorant as ourselves, would obtain
noblemen, it is said, are to accompany him, for the purpose very good information before they risk their property in sup
sup- of giving greater splendour and consequence to his mission. porting them. It requires no conjuror to foretel, that many
| Letters have been received from Mr. Henderson,. dated of these projects will never be carried into execution at all,
it all: Bogota, Nov. 19, which state that an extraordinary courier and that others will fall short of their anticipated effects. We
e had arrived with despatches overland from Bolivar's army, are convinced that a great number of them are the production
with the account of having totally defeated Canterac, who of mere stock-jobbers, who hope to profit by the delusion of ha
had retreated in great disorder with, it is said, no more the public, and will abandon the schemes when they have than 1.600 men, closely pursued towards Cuzco. The action realized their fraudulent expectations. We shall watch the
took place on the banks of the Apurimac, on the 29th of progress of events, and use our best exertions to encourage
urage September. No letters of a later date have been received honest and good undertakings, and to warn our readers against from Bogota, a
against from Bogota, and the news, we learn from good authority, is those which are hazardous and suspicious.-Leeds Mercury.
confirmed by another of our Consuls, and letters from Cartha
gena of the 29th of November. If this account be perfectly SHERIFF'S COURT, COLEMAN-STREET, FEB. 5. correct-and it comes from an authority to which we are CHARLES TRISTAN, COUNT DE MONTHOLON, EXECUTOR OF THE LAST disposed to give great credit-the struggle in Peru may be
WILL OF NAPOLEON BUONAPARTE, PLAINTIFF, JAQUES LAFITTE, I considered as at an end.
Letters from Pernambuco, dated the 23d of December, Mr. F. Pollock, Counsel for the plaintiff, stated that the were received on Saturday, which bring an account of the plaintiff was the executor of the last will of Napoleon Buona
complete termination of the insurrection in that province. parte; and the defendant had been Buonaparte's banker in Most of the chiefs of the republican party were in custody, Paris, with whom he was in the habit of lodging considerable
tor logging considerable and were undergoing a trial before a military commission, and suais of money, previous to his quitting France in the year it was supposed that their lives would be forfeited. According 1815. When Buonaparte left France in that year, he took to the statements in those letters, the individuals who fomented with him documents from the defendant, which showed the those insurrections were chiefly actuated by the love of plunder, amount of the money then in the defendant's hands, belong
aud were influenced by no patriotic motives for effecting a ing to Buonaparte. These documents it would not be neces
reformation in the Government. About 700 more of the sary now to produce; but an account, the result of them, and
Insurgents were in prison at Govana, and vessels were prea declaration of the defendant's admitting its correctness, and
paring to convey them to Rio, to await the Emperor's will. that the balance, equal to 129,4221. 6s. 2d. remained in his
The Insurgents from Bahia were also to be sent to the capital. bands, would be proved, which would entitle the plaintiff to
They were to sail in the first instance from Bahia to Pernama verdict for that sum. It would be unnecessary to prove the buco on the 6th of January, and orders had been given to will of Buonaparte, as the defendant, by allowing judgment disarm them as soon as they should come to an anchorage. to go by default, adınitted that the plaintiff was his executor. The Hon. Douglas Kinnaird stated, that he was acquainted
THE LONDON MARKETS. with the defendant's hand-writing; he had seen him write,
Corn ExchaNGE, MARK LANE, FEB. 7. and was in the habit of seeing his writing every week ; the We had large arrivals of grain of all descriptions last week, and a signature to the account and declaration produced were in the | very considerable supply of Flour. The fresh arrivals this morniog are
however small, and fine Wheat being scarce, ls. and 2. advance has defendant's hand-writing.
been obtained, but in the inferior there is little to notice. The fear of the Mr. John Allan Powell produced translated copies of the
poris being opened has much abated, and Barley may be quoted 4s. per account and declaration proved by Kinnaird. The balance quarter dearer, with good trade. Beans are as last week, but Boiling due to Bonaparte on the account was 3,248,500 francs. The
Pease are 4s. advanced. Oats are slow sale. The Flour trade is very dull.
CURRENT PRICES OF GRAIN. declaration stated, that the defendant held that sum on
Wheat, red (new) ...... 528. 68s. Pease, White.......... 425 453. account of Napoleon Bonaparte, and was dated Jan. 15,
Ditto old .......... 54s. 71s. Boilers ............ 50s. 545 1825.
Wheat, white (new) .... 54s. 755. Maple............. 395.415. Major Miller stated, that he knew the defendant, and had
60s. 79s. Grey ............
37s. 38s. Barley ...... 35s. 50s. Oats, Feed...
20s. 24s lately seen him in Paris, at which time he (the defendant) Ru
... 21s. 275 read the declaration now produced, and said the contents Beans, small ... . 438 458. | Potatoe ...... ... 23s. 27. were true.
Tick ditto ..... ... 353. 388. Flour, per Sack........ 52%. 655
Aggregate Average Prices of the Twelve Maritime Districts of Eng. Mr. William Criquler stated, that he was clerk to a French
land and Wales, by which Exportation and Bounty are to be regulated · merchant in London, and was acquainted with the rate of in Great Britain. exchange with France. At the rate of exchange yesterday, Wheat per Quarter, 66s. 3d.-Barley, 388. 9d.-Oats, 23s. 20.-Rye, 3,248,500 francs was equal to 129,4221. 6s. 2d. This was
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