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Church, between those people western Greyfriars habit the highest racine monks of St. Bernard, who

whether or not he has

If the corn be less good when we happen to reap, I least the merit of being a faithful picture of his habits | A BLACKSMITH'S WIFE BECOME A QUEEX.
More plenteous the grass for the cows and the sheep; and pursuits :-
If hot, it is better to ripen the grain;
If cloudy, my men their work better sustain ;
In Mancunium lived a man who knew

It is a curious circumstance that the present Quets
And, whate'er be the weather, the wind and the rain,
Much of old times, and much of ancient lore;

1 of the Sandwich Islands was formerly, or rather is at Still all goes on well, and I never complain. Strange and scarce books had he, and curious coins,

this time, the wife of a Russian blacksmith. An Eng. Medals, and painted glass, and ponderous arms, Instead, then, of watching the clouds and the wind,

lish vessel lying off, what we usually call the Fox Island, Helmets and breast-plates, gauntlets vast, and shields That promise most gracious I bear in my mind,

several years ago, one of the officers became enamoured Of many kinds, proof against bloody War; That thro' ages, so long as the earth shall remain,

of the fair spouse of a son of Vulcan there; and his Swords without number, of murdering shapes; Shall seed-time require, and harvest give grain,

passion being returned, contrived to smuggle her ca And one, which erst had graced a Prince's thigh, The cold and the heat, and the day and the night,

board the vessel, and keep her there concealed withoct More valued than the rest and more revered And summer and winter their course take aright;'

the knowledge of his capiain, till they had cleared the By him who owned it, and by all his friends.

port. And, whate'er be the weather, the wind and the rain, | He was versed in heraldry, and could tell I will still trust in God, and will never complain.

In the course of the voyage, however, the circunstance | How all the thanes and all the knights and squires,

became known to the Captain, who being highly enraged The Virginia creeper (hedera quinque-folia) is | And famed, too, was he, for his industry, | Within his shire, had sprung from times remote. at such a breach of faith and discipline, kept her co

fined till they arrived at the Sandwich Islands, wher: particularly rich and beautiful in the autumnal | For aye at Work, for much his business called;

she was put on shore. The forlorn Ariadne, however months, with its leaves of every hue, from a bright And yet full many a picture did he paint,

found a Bacchus for her Theseus, a royal lover to replan to a dark green and decp crimson. Pedigrees copied, branch and root, and carvings made

her lost Lieutenant. The King of the Island became That bighly-esteemed fish, the salmon, now as- ( Of antique shapes; and, almost beyond belief,

enamoured of the fair Russian, made her his wife and cends rivers to deposit its spawn in their gravelly

| Helmets and shields, to rival Greece and Rome;

raised her to his throne. He was no every day king. beds, at a great distance from their mourus. The Stealing from sleep the time to give them forin.

He was a statesman and a hero, though we should all Nay, once, grappling Patience, he made a suit of mail, him a savage. He progressively created a respectate trees are now stripped of their foliage. With thousands upon thousand links, for the love

navy of several well-built frigates, taught his cbjected | He bore to ancient arms: for he was curious

to be excellent sailors; raised armies, subdued the saTREES IN AUTUMN. As the searching air, which pries, without a blush,

rounding islands, and at the close of a prosperous tego, Into things scarce, or sacred, or profane.

left his possessions and his sovereignty to his Queca, who Alas! their splendour does but mark their fall,

now reigns as his successor. She is well obeyed by 1? Such is, and e'er shall be the lot of all;

subjects ; possesses great wealth in flocks, herds, and Soon the north winds th' neighbouring vales shall fill


rice-grounds, and sends frequent presents to her forwa With branchy spoils from every tow'ring hill :

deserted husband, who still continues to hammer horas The leaves by fits too, strewn upon the ground,


shoes in a Russian colony, while his faithless, but : May rouse the wanderer from his thoughts profound;

seems, not quite ungrateful spouse, stretches her sapat Yet still for me these ruins have their charms,

over several prosperous isles. And, if some fond regret my soul alarms,

A subscription was lately begun among the admirers of With nature's grief I love to mix mp own,

genius in Edinburgh, for erecting a monument in the Well pleased to stay amidst these scenes alone;

Greyfriars Church-yard, to the memory of the cele. Hospitable Institution. The labours, the attentions, And whilst I on their leafy honours trcad,

brated Scottish poet, Allan Ramsay. A tablet is now and the hazards of the monks of St. Bernard, who is

placed on the south wall of the western Greyfriars | habit the highest regions of the Alps a The days of vanity and folly fled,

e Aps are too well know, Let me to musing melancholy bring .

the memory of nor can any considerata A tribute equal to the sprightly spring;'

Professor M.Laurin and Dr. Blair. The tablet to the been assisted by their exertions and hospitality, withNot her whose cloud-wrapp'd brow is mix'd with storms, memory of Ramsay contains the following inscription: hold the praise due to that compassionate fraternity Or angry lightnings which her face deforms;

In this Cemetery

But it is not so well known, that a similar institutch But her who through her misty veil we trace,

Was interred the mortal part of an

exists among the defiles of Mount Olympus; or, at least, When lovely autumn shews each softer grace,

Immortal Poet,

an institution that has in view the same purposes, 2 With pensive looks, calm front, and dewy eyes,


employs the same means. It is maintained by fire ha That sober sympathy to all supplies. . Delille. | Author of the GENTLE SHEPHERD, and other admirable

lages, the inhabitants of which pay no kind of tar, but

are bound to give their assistance to all travellers The stock.dove (columba anus) one of the latest

· Poems in the Scottish Dialect.
He was born in 1686, and died in 1758.

cross the mountains; and to serve them as his winter birds of passage, arrives from more uorthern regions, towards the end of this month.

They discharge this honourable' task with the greater
No sculptured marble here, no pompous lay,
The fe.

alacrity and good management; and like the benevolen

No storied urn, no animated bust! males and young of the brown or Norway rat now

religious already alluded to, they employ the sagacity

This simple stone directs pale Scotia's way leave their holes at the sides of ponds and rivers, 10

dogs, to discover travellers who may have been so unlul

To pour her sorrows o'er her Poet's dust! which they had betaken themselves in the spring,

tunate as to be buried Beneath the snow.

Though here thou'rt buried, worthy ALLAN, and repair to barns, out-houses, corn-stacks, and

We'll ne'er forget thee, canty Callan ; dwellings. Moles now make their nests, in which

For while thy soul lives in the sky,

Punishment of Drunkards at Constantinople. The they lodge during the winter, and which are ready Thy GENTLE SHEPHERD ne'er can die!

Grand Vizier, in order to fill his coffers, coniina for depositing their young in the spring. These

during the festival of the Bairami, and in times of Ch are distinguished by being of a larger size than the

Hard Times in Cincinnati. The following extract |

mity, that the taverns, which, like the gaming-houses common mole-bill, and are lined with dried grass, l of a letter, dated July 26, to a gentleman in Lexingtont |

Europe, are licensed, shall he shut, and soon afterwards

receives a leaves, &c. is copied from the Public Advertiser. We are aware

om the Greeks accompanied with a The woodman now repairs to the woodlands to that the distress in that town was keenly felt, but had

| present, which settles all difficulties. The news of CBA fell cuppices, underwood, and timber.

creat as here de cribed:" opening of the taverns spreads joy among the drinkers “ I am sorry I can give you no good tidings of this

od tidings of this who form a numerous class, though they are often cha once flourishing town. The distress is beyond all con

tised for their want of decorum. °A Turk found drunk (Continued from our last.) ception. Marshal and sheriff sales are almost daily. To

| in the streets by the guard is condemned to the basta give you an idea of the situation of this town (alas! it is

nado, which punishment is inflicted three times, if be called a city!) I will give you a statement of some pro.

so often commit the offence; after this, he is consideret perty sold this day by the Marshal, and which I have

incorrigible, and receives the title of an imperial off!!" seen myself. A handsome gig and very valuable horse

vileged drunkard. The next time he is arrested and 11 sold for four dollars; an elegant sideboard for three dol

danger of receiving punishment, he has only to tell be THE ANTIQUARY. lars; a fine Brussels carpet, and two Scotch carpets, for

name, and prove his privilege, in order to be releasti three dollars; three beds and bedding for three dollars ;

-Fouqueville. On Sunday, in the 77th year of his age, died, Mr. T. a good dining table for 25 cents; and a long list of other Barrit, of Hanging-ditch, Manchester ; but better valuable articles at the same rate, and which I cannot

Miracle.--At the church of St. Gervais, in Paris, known, and in a far more expanded field, as an Anti- now exactly remember, and would not mention for fear a mass, called the the " Hostie enlevés" is performed quarian of no common acquirements; as a man to of mistakes."—American papers.

every Friday. Respecting the origin of this custom, whom the first scholars in the kingdom have often ap

tbe following curious story is related, A thief stele plied for inforınation, and have bowed to his opinions, At Girgentum, in Sicily, there are immense wells dug the vessel containing the host fron

ing the host from the church of St. which, on subjects connected with general and local an out of the rock, for the purpose of keeping grain for Gervais. On arriving near St. Denis, be opened the tiquities, Genealogy and Heraldry, could at any time be the use of the troops and inhabitants: during the late cup, when the host flew out, and fluttered around hin, quoted as most respectable authority. He was, we be- revolution in Sicily the King's troops of the above- without his being able to catch it. He was tried and lieve, the oldest nember of the Manchester Literary mentioned garrison seized the convicts, about 300 in condemned on the prosecution of the Abbé of St. and Philosophical Society, to whose Memoirs he contri. number, and lowered them down into these empty fossC8, Denis. A lawsuit afterwards ensued between the buted several ingenious papers. We cannot refrain as they are called, where, from the excessive heat, num. Abbe and the Bishop of Paris, respecting the possession from adding the following tribute to the persevering in-bers were suffocated, and others, in desperation, der of the miraculous host; and it was finally agreed that dustry and talents of Mr. Barritt, which was paid to stroyed each other. There could have been no real ne- it should be delivered up to the curate of St Gervais, him ncarly twenty years ago by one who knew him well, cessity for this horrid way of sacrificing the poor wretches, who had consecrated it ; but on the express conditich who valued his friendship, and who now mourns his as they were strongly ironed and in the midst of a gar- that the mass above mentioned should be regularly death. The lines (humble as the poetry is) have at rison of nearly 8000.


formed no idea that it was so great as

Biographical Notices.

The Drama.


it to be placed un


Vaulting Ambition.-A rope-dancer lately applied to The title of Lord Byron's forthcoming tragedy is, we
the magistrate of a little town in Switzerland, for per- hear, The Doge of Venice." We have before men-
mission to perform within his jurisdiction. The magis- tioned that it is to be published, not acted.
trate refused, observing that the country was already

Oferrun with mountebanks. " But (said the dancer) I Cheap Fruit. In the summer of 1819, peaches were !
am not one of the common class; here is proof of my so abundant in the Philadelphia market, that those of a

Ise of a Sir, It is a matter of regret to me, that I have not operiority." With these words, he leaped completely

deman's table were witnessed Mr. Vandenhoff's performance in any of his crer the head of the magistrate, and this feat of agility /

carted about the streets, and sold 121-10, and even 64 principal characters, excepting Lucius Junius Brutus, gained him the indulgence he applied for.

cents a half peck. This year, those of the same quality |

quality and his great descendant, Marcus; a regret which I are selling from 25 to 50 cents.

feel the more deeply, as he has given out to the public, Duelling -Some writer says this practice ought to be At this time, 'melons are so abundant as to be almost

that he is about to come before the bar of the million, in encoura ved, on the probability that in most duels, the without a price. The cry of melons and cantelopes, for an engagement at Covent-garden. Vandenhor s Lucius

unius is a fine and correct piece of acting, and unworld may get rid of one fool if not troo. We never sale, assails our ears in every street and at every corner, sv a better illustration of the principle, than in a morn and from morniny until niebt. But loads of water. doubtedly superior to Mr. Keans. Indeed, in almost ing paper lately, which announces a duel being about to melons have been sold, of ordinary size, at 100, 75, 50,

all the essentials requisite for the just representation of take place at Cheltenham, “in consequence of a pamph and even 374 cents per hundred. and the largest single

| this noble character, Vandenhoff has a great advantage love published there by a physician, respecting the com. I one which is brought to market, can be had for 6) cents. | over his fierculean rival. Man is more or less the slave parative efficacy of the waters of the different spas !" -Philadelphia Daily Advertiser.

of prejudices; and those which we form in boyhood are The magistrates prevented the meeting. What a pity!

plants that take deep root, and wither but with life. All -Wooler's British Gazette.

As some workmen were lately repairing the church the cool experience and philosophy of our maturer years

of St. Mary-de-Crypt, in Gloucester, they discovered are unable to shake them, and they fall, like old Priam's A Swiss soldier, of the 7th regiment of the Roya

| under one of the tables of benefactions a very curious dart, Telum in belle sine ictu. When our boyish imaGuard, who was killed in a duel, was lately inter

painting in fresco, representing a nobleman and his ginations are roused by the exploits of a Camillus, a red in the burial-ground of Vaurigard. A young and

ady richiv attired, with coroneis on their heads : it is | Coriolanus, or a Brutus, as painted by the masterly

pencil of Livy, we ascribe to them the highest physical handsome female, who was fondly attached to the de. bloed, followed his remains froni Orleans to Paris. She

Lord Berkely and his lady. The lady was cruelly and moral attributes. They are men, to use the words oua after repaired to the tomb of her lover, where she murdered in G ucester Castle, and was buried in the of the poel,

" Who are as a rock, abbed herself three times with a pair of scissors, and adjoining monastery of Grey Friars, 1452.

Opposed to the rude sea that beats against it, is carried off in a state which renders her recovery Curiosity.-At a museum in Hamburgh, we are told

Worn by the waves, yet still o'ertopping them loubtful. they exbibit, among other ancient reliques, a fragment

In sullen majesty." Hymen on Crutches.—John Graham, of Bannockburn,

of a black substance, which they call Egyptian Dark Now, when we see an actor like Kean, possessed of Imiserable looking old man, about 70 years of age,

ness." This, they think, agrees with the ancient de none of these external requisites for Roman representa

scription in one particular at least, viz. that it might be tion, come before us in Brutus or Cato, we cannot help jaring a wooden leg, and leaning upon crutches, was harged with celebrating clandestine marriages, and on felt.

remembering all the time, that it is Mr. Kean; and thus

the illusion, which is so necessary to the pleasure of the is own confession found guilty, and banished Scotland

spectator, is entirely lost. In short, an actor, to proe r life. Graham, we understand, was a dissenting mi. istar near Kilsyth. 29.13 Mean.

duce a powerful effect on his audience, must completely 30.45 | Highest.

identify himself witil the character he represents; and

this, from his physical defects, Mr. Kean is unable to Wonderful Potato.-A remarkable potato was raised | 28.60 | Lowest.

do in his representation of the heroes of Greece or Ronie. sa held at March field, belonging to James Heron, Esq. belonging to James Heron, | Range.

Mr. Vandenhoff's physical attributes are very great potato, of the enormous weight of 41b. 1oz. This

His voice is full toned, powerful, and melodious; and C

| .85 | Greatest variation in 24 hours. oco is of the Winter-kidney kind, and has six of those

in those passages which express patriotism or magnanie

| 5.6 | Mean daily Spaces in inches. xcrescences, which gardeners call paps, growing from

mity, extremely grand. His figure, although not of he main body. But even independently of these ex 15 | Number of changes.

correet symmetry, is dignified and commanding ; his rescences, the body is of itself at least 3lb. weight, and

| Real Spaces in Inches.

vestures, which are sometimes too stiff and formal, are. rus by far the largest potato we ever saw.-Dumfries carier, Oct. 24.

| Real Number of Changes.

yet chaste, and never offend against the modesty of na..

ture; his countenance is in some respects defective, but 47.70 | Mean. Gathering of the Clans.-It is a singular circumstance,

he has such a wonderful power over it, and fashions it! pin that, in the island of Ceylon, a custom prevailed among

610 | Highest.

so finely to the conceit of the character he represents, ..the natives of the former kingdom of Candy, similar to

35° | Lowest.

that I may apply to him with great justice, the followthe" Gathering," described in Sir Walter Scott's Lady 26° | Range.

ing passage of the great master spirit of nature : of the Lake. On any sudden call of the natives to rise 114° | Greatest variation in 24 hours.

“ This player here, up in arms, one of them, carrying a crooked stick in his

But in a fiction, in a dream of passion, -basd, ran swiftly along, announcing to all he met the 4.310 | Inches.

Could force his soul so to his own conceit, 1.70€ of rendezvous. The place was generally some

21 | Number of wet days.

That from her working all his visage wann'd; pall rising ground, and marked by a single tree left 0 | Foggy.

Tears in his eyes, distraction in's aspect, unding. There are many such in the Canadian terri.

A broken voice, and his whole function suiting ty, and they are commonly the resort of the natives

0 Snowy.

With forms to his conceit." religious or other purposes.

0 | Haily.

But I am afraid I am departing from my original in. 0 | North.

tention, which was to offer some observations on Mr. = "The prolific author of Waverley, whose genius 6 | North-east.

Vandenhofl''s representation of Marcus Brutus. Notletos to be as inexhaustible as it is extraordinary, has ll

withstanding the high opinion I entertained of this ótbounced another romance, the title of which is “ Ken.

0 | East.

actor's mcrits, I confess I took my seat in the Theatre borth.” From this name we presume that it will T | South-east.

not without some fears of his success; for I had imsemble Ivanhoe more than any of the other produc 11 South.

bibed such a prejudice in favour of the Brutus of Kemmes of the same pen ; and from the circumstance hav11 13 | South-west.

ble, that mighty identifier of Roman character, that I transpired, we expect that we may look for its com

doubted if I could relish its representation by any other tion soon after Christmas.

5 | West.


1 | North-west. Extraordinary instance of honesty. A farmer of the

" He was a man take him for all in all, 4 1. Variable. de of Waller, who formerly resided near Stockton,

We may not look upon his like again."

Calm. arbe unfortunate and failed, and was unable to pay

These doubts were however most agreeably dispelled, i creditors more than 8s. in the pound. Since that

1 Brisk.

and since the days of our second British Roscius, I do d (twenty-six years ago) he has by bis industry, o | Boisterous.

not know when I was more delighted : Mr. Vandenhoff's ilised a sufficient sum to pay his creditors 20s. in the


Brutus was a complete masterpiece; he was throughout und, and last Tuesday summoned the whole of them

the whole performance, the noble, generous, patriotic the house of Mr. Simpson, Red Lion, Silver-street, The greatest daily variation of the barometer was on Roman--the friend of peace, and the guardian of the this city, where, (after treating them with a good din- the 22d; upwards ot' eight-tenths of an inch of pressure freedom and liberty of his country. The actor idenii

he paid them a further dividend of troelve shillings. I was lost in the course of the day. The greatest daily tied himself completely with the character; the audi. $ creditors wishing to testify their admiration, as well variation of temperature was on the 15thMean ten-ence secmed entirely to forget him; and the patriot

ratitude for such an honourable action, immediately perature of the 40th week, commencing on the 30th of that slew his best lover for the good of Rome, and had

cribed a sum to buy Mrs. Waller a set of China. September, 50° ; 41st, 49.4°; 42d, 49 30 ; 13d, 45.4; 1 the same dagger for himself when it should please his urham Chronicie. ending on the 27th of the present month.

country to need his death, stood before them.

The character of this month has been wet and variable: His soliloquy in the first scone of the Second Act, specimen of the Corona Solis, or Sun-flower, was upwards of four inches of rain has fallen on twenty-one when he meditates on the death of Caesar, was very fine, berhen down by the late high winds in the garden of Mr. days and nights, eight of which may be designated as particularly his promise of redress to his country: omas King, at Lewes, the stem was above 15 feet very rainy.

" () Rome, I make thee promise sh, and of a proportionate circumference; and it ex. Ice was noticed on the ground for the first time this

If the redres" will follow, thou receiv'st Sied more than thirty branches bearing flowers. season, on the 21st. Prevailing winds south-east.

Thy full petition at the hand of Cæsar,"

Barometrical Pressure. | Temperature | Ruin, gie.

Deducted from Diurnal Observations made at Manchester, in the month of October, 1820.




TO THE EDITOR. with a w in with one wa kita hanya muera d e lain, isa liczbe, duced less, for un in

W ary had the wm, was la den Themen wie w

1 dia vertimulare in se preprise

at the Bea Lettres) S -1 u mod plased at your noticing that w e wpistins, wwwar Khey, was trysk Werchanlage, B.Edua, but as the postoji, very degreeable suisasce ubic has so often aaaaa

weapons weten wat is ,

lated our streets. I wens, what is called" playing #pana si var

at basdy," I a id coumerate a variety of serious

the rest f which one aziom oor family kave isjares, in addition to those mentioned by your ww


be wa Sida eros in on this the Bestwo years. An Ozonias coresin cortowodest, that have too frequently attended ili the man whether the way in the same has died that there are some faiot glimmerisps dangerous amasemest. But as instances can be W Pwa w widownload bokhas

of aius amet out loetlee sal darkness; and on this
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casting to none, from the frequency of their occar. in un films when he cases just

reece, it appears JODccessary to particolarize any iv. = fue and where you, whah I have

* vonal change 204 retiam in oor mannens u dividually. It is of a more serious aed still meny i ww ul. The slender went a les nos has been leared. My father has become

dangeroos eril, that I beg leave to solicit yours. when , in de zomerne Iran Ichiel oras at his political dlab, and has already laid ter position in order to prevent. This is ation in dhe fun woke the wind was

the cornerstone of his reporaria, by bis last speech powder to boys, Wbile ibey pretend to commemurale

on the "Turnpike Act." My mother reads us ser ibe happy frustration of an event long gone by, and Cwmn Weed for and, witte Thand,

mons of her own composing, which have always the which dues not appear to have aby reference in the Lo y him wildly, but no wruthfully

present tirpes, tbey subject themselves to a variety L arve im w

undesired effect of setting us all asleep. My sister has nit for the Gods,

of dangers. Every praise is due to our wortbyChiel Hot how it ww * enrow hit for bonds" turned poetess, and has already composed three son-Mau

Magistrate for issoiug bandbills to prevent accidents niet Wewno wdrs to the flomane, " Wriends,

To Sensibility," u To a Tear,” and “ On the by fire-wurks, but methinks be bas not truck a

ans, wamerymen and love." was rather delivered in wo de death of the Princess Charlotte :" the last beginning the root of this evil; and I know you will itduke i Wed tons of vohen, and, on the secount, lot some of with, "Why weeps the Muse," is universally admired, the warmth of a parent's feeliogs (whose only e luid Ha afy Init upon the whole, it was fine piece of de Gamydion To enumerws the scenes in which this actor

and even quoted by the parson himself, in his sermon bas been nearly deprived of sight, and totally et wwwded would supy much more space than is consist'other day, and my maiden aunt, Deborah, having no use ut ove band bý gunpowder), when I say, that are

long as any sball be found so inconsiderate-- NE Henk widi the plan of your journal, But I cannot done this taste for literature, is content to raise her reputation on www widtout taking some notice of his performance the tottering basis of a tiff-raff shaking pudding, or the position to a thoughtless child, this eril will still

I did, and so unfeeling as to sell this dangerous cus in the Talonene in the fourth wet. This mene, for the

teachine , dich of macaroni: in the riayural exhibition of impotent rage on the one side, and eng

continue. That

such wretc parlent authoring and magnanimity on the other, excelsmaking of both wbich dainties she has attained a mort no hesitation io saying, though I do not wa werything of the kind in the draina of this or any other enviable pitch of pre-eminence. On my owo merit to meution any one in particular; but should the 13 sihtry, is no wonder, then, that an seor of much I must be dumb.

dictates of humanity so far preponderate over the valent jus M. Vandenhoff, should rhan for above him.

acquisition of a litile paltry gain, as in any degree wert is

You nee, Mr. Editor, what a little nest of geniuses diminish this serious evil, an important consolatia indeed there wus something so ineffably pro VIM the eam dignified indisyonce, and in the we form; onr fame was all about the country, and would be enjoyed by many an unbappy

willowing irony with which he answered the thyentem w y , w ould forgive him the latter from my "Ron Beef Hall," became the acknowledged temple

PARENT. Hart had be been teropted to have forgotten Mimary of Minerva in those parts; yet in such society, where Liverpool, Nov. 10, 1820.

was of Bruins flew only to his eye, and his stody one might expect to find social and elegant mirtb gilo Wone, applied that terror which he diulained to Aing teha la

ason and the flow by w intemperance in bila volce and with a settled

TO THE EDITOR. w of Boorp, like an unleading rock, he rol we not all be happy? Alas! It is not so. My father peted the foam of alus lo happy when composing, and still more when reading

SIR-I beg leave, through the medium dybu There is no topo, Casua, in your threatey

to us blu club spooches, a weekly penance we endure esteemed paper, to state the great inconvenient per Wow I am wild 40 trong in honesty

every Monday morulng at breakfast. My mother is the congregation of St. Peter's church are unca, It Thas they pass by me the idlo wind,

n she lo lulling her nodding audience by the young persons of both sexes, who make a practices While Peopoot hot somniferous and wonomuntable spell her homilies pro

meeting, every Sunday afternoon, in a gallery near the When the whole, the masterly manner in which this very duce. My sister to bappy when she sees, under the least paying little attention to them, “This is not

organ; forgetting the words over the Communio, od Acute character was dustained throughout, reflects the word

word "original," ber own verses shining in fair print other but the house of God;" for, during the whole

or thiest honour on MX Vandenhoil, as an actor and a

time of Divine service, they are talking, laughing, and wholar 1 And when any that he was greeted with just in your amusing Kaleidoscope; and happy, Ebrice

making a noise with the chains belonging to the per And deserve applause, am saying a great deal, and happy, is that amiablo apinster, my aunt Deborah,

books, &c. Hoping this long-continued era molte probably paying the best compliment to the actor for when she sees tho oft-replenished place of the parson or speedily be removed, is the sincere wish of Witam who the words of wotemporary writer, I witte

Yours, respectfully,
exclueman sent again for another small piece of her pud.
viiteen my other be unjust, or interested, or

A FRIEND TO GOOD OLS Twincere nue the involuntary and unprometitated ap-ding: with a commendatory espaciation on its merits, pawn that burutu from an assembled multitude, is quite between the time the plate vanishes from under his

November 8, 1820.
Ooreetve te groen directly to the matter, and there is

fork, till it resumes its place again on the table-cloth.
I alone am the black sheep amidst this fair flock. My

To Correspondents.
father calls me a "blockhead;" my mother and sister
declare me "incorrigible; and my aunt Deborah has

GEXERAL APOLOGY.—The messenger to whose at Correspondence. never forgiven me the insult I put upon her, by making

our acknowledgments to Correspondents was cos! her favourite cat swallow half the contents of the

mitted, lost the manuscript from the packet, in te GENIUS mustand por. I am fond of society: buc false taste

road between our residence and the printing-office. and ignorance have banished it from this house : no

E. J. of Staffordshire Potteries, one of whose picces ! TO TXX ROTOR. more hunting parties, no more balls; all is dull, stupid,

peared in & recent number, is informed that we fee and tiresome; and were it not for fear of being disin we have mislaid the copy of the remainder, which

herited, I should be at open war with the whole party vas our intention to publish also. If our corresponde Perhaps there is no terut universally apMy sister has prevailed on her father to change the

ent can overlook the circumstance, we hope to a Alied, and yet so lutte capable of analysis, ** that of

again from him. name of our seat, and "Roast Beef Hall" is now porti Itune in so many various channels, and are

mollitied into *Hymetrus Park." These innovations BENVOLIO's ONE Pousd has been passed to the tree minen so many grotesque appearances, that it would distraet me, and when I my so, I am told that I have

of the Stranger's Friend fund. require the eye of Lavater or the figures of a Spur

ne goles. Pray now, Mr. Editor, do let the world hm, to detect le beneath the variety and multiplicity know what is the actual definition ef she word genius

Printed, pablished, and sold of superficial poverty To a family who are steach and and whether dad taste, igaoranee, and folly, can ever

BY EGERTON SMITH AND CO. Allgeweer dat belang: my grandfathers, good homes separately or conjunetly be styled by such an appeila

Liverpool Moreary Oficer. aut were restau rantcal country gentlemen, ton am, with the greatest respect, your humble

Sald also be John Byvater and Ca Pool-lane; Mars was een w eek end je suitetetly te sien edele

Evans, Chemin and Hall, Castle-stret. TO et agen jury de, and read it afterwards:

Smith, Paradise-street; Hz. Warbrick, Pube

INSCIL'S Library, Lime-streer; Mr. G. P. Day, Seres their only way t hey Justine of use, and there

Dala street; Mr. Leed, Hanover-street; 200 Tanget m ention to the rish churoh to the own as Park, Pristine

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Circumstantial Evidence. | during which, he observed the change of the more so, as there seemed too much

raiment which the prisoner had made since reason to apprehend he had been murdered ; (continued from our former numbers.) the time he had seen him in the morning ; that he entreated the deceased to discover,

that at the time of the examination, the if possible, the occasion of his misfortune, In the reign of Queen Elizabeth a person prisoner was dressed in the same cloaths assuring him he would use his utmost enwas arraigned before Sir John Dyer, Lord which he had on at the trial; end that on deavours to bring the murderer to justice ; Chief Justice of the Court of Common the witness's charging him with having that the deceased seemed to be sensible of Pleas, upon an indictment for the murder changed his clothes, he gave several evasive what he said, and in the midst of his agoof a man who dwelt in the same parish with answers, and would have denied it; that nies attempted to speak, but being seized the prisoner. The first witness deposed, upon his mentioning this circumstance of with a rattling in his throat, after a hard hat on a certain day mentioned by the the change of dress, the justice granted a struggle, he gave a dreadful groan, and vitness, in the morning, as he was going warrant to search the prisoner's house for vomiting a great deal of blood, some of brough a close which he particularly de- the clothes described by the witness, as which fell on his (the prisoner's) clothes, cribed, at some distance from the path, he having been put off since the morning; that he expired in his arms; that the shock he aw a person lying, seeming to be either after a diligent search the very clothes felt on account of this accident was not to lead or drunk: that he went and found him which the witness had described were dis- be expressed ; and the rather, as it was well ictually dead, two wounds appearing in his covered all bloody, concealed in a straw known there had been a difference between reast, and his shirt and clothes much bed. He then produced the bloody clothes the deceased and himself, on which account *Aained with blood ; that the wounds ap- in court, which the prisoner owned to be he might possibly be suspected of the 'mur. peared to have been given by the puncture his, and to have been thrast into the straw der : that he therefore thought it advisable of a fork or some such instrument: and bed, with an intention to conceal them on to leave the deceased in the condition he looking about he discovered a fork, lying account of their being bloody..

was, and to take no further notice of the mear the corpse, which he took up, and ob-! The prisoner being called upon to make matter, that in the confusion he was in, : served it to be marked with the initial let- his defence, gave the following narrative to when he left the place, he took away the ers of the prisoner's name. The witness the court as containing all he knew con- fork of the deceased, and left his own in I the same time produced the fork in couri, cerning the manner and circumstance of the room of it, by the side of the corpse: thich the prisoner owned to be his. the death of the deceased, viz. “ That he that, being obliged to go to his work, he

A second witness deposed, that on the rented a close in the same parish with the thought it best to shift his clothes; and that porning of the day on which the deceased deceased, and that the deceased rented they might not be seen, he confessed he had as killed, he had risen early with an inten- another close adjoining to it: that the only hid them in the place where they were found: on to go to a neighbouring market-town ; way to his close was through that of the that it was true, he had denied before the jusad as he was standing in his house, the deceased, and on that day when the murder | tice to have changed his clothes, being conbor being open, he saw the prisoner go by, was committed, he rose early in the morn- scious that it was an ugly circumstance that essed in a suit of clothes, the colour anding to go to work in his close, with a fork I might be urged against him, and being un- . shion of which he described; that he (the in his hand, and passing through the ground willing to be brought into trouble, if he could tness ) was prevented from going to mar-1 of the deceased, he observed a man at some help it. He concluded his story with a so. it and afterwards the first witness brought distance from the path, lying as if dead, or lemn declaration, that he had related notice to the town of the death and wounds | drunk; that he went to see what condition thing but the truth, without adding or the deceased, and of the prisoner's fork the person was in, and found him in the last diminishing one tittle, as he should answer ing found near the corpse ; that upon this extremity, with two wounds in his breast, it to God Almighty." Being called upon port the prisoner was apprehended and from which a great deal of blood had issu-l to produce his witnesses, the prisoner an. rried before a justice of the peace, who ed; that, in order to relieve him, he raised swered with a steady composed countenance is then present in court; that he (the him up, and with great difficulty set him in and solemn tone of voice, that he had no tness ) followed the prisoner to the jus- his lap; that he told the deceased he was witness but God and his own conscience. e's house and attended his examination, I greatly concerned at his unhappy fate, and The Judge then proceeded to deliver his

a the last thing but aration, that his se

rried before a justice of the pended and from which a great deal of blood is breast, it to God Almighty."

charge to the Jury, in which he pathetically the next morning, he sent again to the jury, at the accident, and especially when the enlarged on the heinousness of the crime, on which all the eleven members joined in prisoner was taken up on suspicion of the and laid great stress on the force of the evi- requesting their Foreman to go again into murder: that the former assizes being just dence, which, although circumstantial only, Court, assuring him they would adhere to over, he was unwilling to surrender himself, he declared he thought to be irresistible, their former verdict, whatever was the con- | because his farm and affairs would have and little inferior to the most positive proof: sequence; and upon being reproached for been ruined, by his living in a jail so long: that the prisoner had indeed contrived a their former inconstancy, they promised that he was sure to have been acquitted on very plausible story, but if such allegations never to desert or recriminate their Foreman bis trial, for he had consulted the ablest were admitted, in a case of this kind, no any more. Upor this, they proceeded into lawyers on the case, who all agreed, that as murderer would ever be brought to justice, Court, and again brought in the prisoner- the deceased had been the aggressor, he such bloody deeds being generally perpe- Not Guilty.

would only be found guilty of manslaughter: trated in the dark, and with the greatest se- The Judge, unable to conceal his rage at it was true he had suffered greatly in ba cresy: that the present case was exempted, a verdict which appeared to him in the most own mind on the prisoner's accoudt; but in his opinion, from all possibility of doubt, siniquitous light, reproached them with the being well assured that imprisonment would and that they ought not to hesitate one mo- seyerest censures, and dismissed them with be of less ill consequence to the prisoner ment about finding the prisoner guilty. this cutting reflection, “That the blood of than to himself, he had suffered the law to The Foreman begged of his Lordship, as the deceased lay at their door.”

take its course. And in order to reader it was a case of life and death, that the The Judge enquired; both of the sheriff the prisoner's confinement as easy as possis Jury might be at liberty to withdraw; and and the minister of the parish, into the cha- ble, he had given him every kind of assist upon this motion, an officer was sworn to racter of the Foreman, who each gave him ance, and had wholly supported his lamis keep the Jury. This trial came on in the an excellent character.

ever since ; but to get him cleared of the morning, and the Judge having sat till nine These accounts rather increased his Lurd. charge against him, he could think of ho at night, expecting the return of the jury, ship’s perplexity; he therefore desired a other expedient than procuring himself w at last sent an officer, to enquire if they conference with the juryman. The jury- be summoned on the jury, and sit at the were agreed in their verdict, for his Lord. man and his Lordship having met, and re- head of them, which with great labour and ship would wait no longer for them. Some tired to a closet, the Judge asked his rea- expense he had accomplished, having a answered, that eleven of them had been of sons for acquitting the prisoner. The jury-along determined in his own breast, rather one mind from the first, but their Foreman man said, as he was under no compulsion to die himself, than to suffer any harm to was of a different opinion, and was unaltera- to avow his reasons, he expected his Lord be done to the prisoner.” bly fixed in it.

ship would engage upon his honour, to His Lordship expressed great satisfacter The messenger no sooner returned, but keep what he was ahout to unfold, as secret at this account, and after thanking hiep the complaining members, alarmed at the as himself had done ; which his Lordship it, and making this farther stipulation, that thoughts of being confined all night, and having promised to do, the juryman then in case his Lordship should happen to su despairing of bringing their dissenting bro- proceeded to give him the following ac vive him, he might then be at liberty t* ther over to their way of thinking, agreed count:-The deceased being titheman of relate this story, that it might be delivered to accede to his opinion, and having ac- the parish, where he (the juryman) lived, down to posterity, the conference broke up quainted him with their resolution, they sent he had, the morning of his decease been in The juryman lived fifteen years after an officer to detain bis Lordship a few mi- his (the juryman's) grounds amongst his wards: the Judge enquired after him er! nutes, and then went into Court, and by corn, and had done him much injustice, by year, and happening to survive him, deire their Foreman brought in the prisoner taking more than his due, and acting other-vered the above relation. Not Guilty.

wise in a most arbitrary manner ; when he His Lordship could not help expressing complained of this arbitrary treatment, he Biographical Notices. the greatest surprise and indignation at this was not only abused with scurrilous lanunexpected verdict, and, after giving the guage, but the deceased likewise struck at

ALI PASHA. jury a severe admonition, he refused to him several times with his fork, and actually

[The following account of Ali Pasha, of whose sur record their verdict, and sent them back wounded him in two places, the scars of

cess and defeat we have had so many contradie again, with directions that they should be which wounds he then showed his Lord

stories, is partly from Mr. Hobbouse's Travel locked up all night without fire or candle. ship. The deceased seemed bent on mis- and partly from the British Review] The whole blame was publicly laid upon the chief, and he (the juryman) having no Foreman by the rest of the members, and weapon to defend himself, had no other « The vizier (Ali) was a short man, they spent the night in loading him with | way to preserve his own life, but by closing | five feet five inches in height, and reflections, and bewailing their fate in being in with the deceased, and wrenching the though not particularly corpulent. associated with so hardened a wretch; but fork out of his hands, which having effect- a very pleasing face, fair and roun he remained quite inflexible, constantly de- led, the deceased attempted to recover the blue quick eyes, not at all settles claring he would suffer death rather than fork, and in the scuffle received the two | Turkish gravity. His beard was 101 change his opinion.

wounds which had occasioned his death. white and such a one as any other As soon as his Lordship came into Court. He said he was inexpressibly concerned would have been proud of; though

y corpulent. He had

ard was long and

any other Turk

though he who

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