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tactitian, directed a reconnoitring him to leave the object of his eye about
his position-the libidinous choice, to perish! auxiliaries, he saw, were too Fortunately, however, her cries potent to be subdued, but having were at length heard in the the weather gage, as he said, he neighbourhood ; she was rescued scorned to strike, and instantly from her horrible situation, and, made a dash at their centre, grateful to tell, without having broke the line, passed through it, sustained any essential injury, a and, the next moment springing sprained ancle excepted, and but over the Cliffe fence, went head for which hurt, she would, withlong, a depth, in some parts out assistance, have walked nearly vertical, of about twenty home. feet, to the beach below, and in The Rev. W. Nourse, A.M. the darkness disappeared. All rector of Clapham, in this county, efforts to find and secure him has been appointed by the lord were ineffectual; nor has any in- bishop of the diocese, a surroformation respecting him been gate for granting marriage ligained since.
cences. A dreadful accident, and which As a poor boy, at Upper Beedmight have had a fatal termina- ing, last week, was driving a tion, occurred in William-street, cart, the horse suddenly started, between ten and eleven o'clock, threw him down, and by a wheel on the night of yesterday se'n- passing over his body, was killed night. An unhappy female, who on the spot. Coroner's verdiet has respectable friends in this accidental death. town, but from whom she has Yesterday fortnight, Mr. for some years detached herself, Thompson, of Burwash, while and become the lowest of the writing a letter, in apparent low, among the street-walking health, died suddenly in his tribe, had descended an area in chair. When discovered he was the above street, with some per
a corpse, Coroner's verdict son, whom, in her dissipated died by the visitation of God. round, she had eventually picked On Thursday, July 18, a lad, up. At the opposite end of the named Watford, fell from a loadarea to the steps, a well had been ed waggon, at Balcomb, under sunk, which, imprudently, had the wheel, and was instantly been left uncovered ; into this crushed to death. Coroner's frightful chasm the. miserable verdict-accidental death. girl walked, and, in an instant, A meeting of the subscribers, was precipitated to a depth of for the construction of a chainabout thirty feet. The well was pier here, took place, at the Old dry, the earth not having been Ship, this day se'nnight. It is to lowered to the spring. Her be set about without delay. The shrieks
were reiterated and pierc- period allowed by the act of paring, but they had no other effect liament for carrying the measure on him who had been her com- into complete effect, is two years. panion, than that of hurrying The general conclusion is, that him from the spot, and inducit it will be finished much earlier.
THE DISSIPATED HUSBAND.
He comes not-I have watch'd the moon go down,
Of the late Thomas W. D: Esq. on being crossed in Love.
I must submit to see my Laura bless
Mr. Editor, The following solution to the Charade in your last number is at your service. July 25th.
Q. The orbs of heav'n refulgent shine
And shed their lustre bright,
Amid the gleam of night.-
Dart brill’ant rays of light:
Is the solution-right;
MARRIED.On the 9th instant, at Ardingly, in this county, by the Rev. T. Nash, the Rev. Purnell Thomas Hicks, Rector of that place, to Catherine, youngest daughter of the late Rear-Admiral Payton.-On the 16th, at Firle, Mr. Peachy, to Miss Jubb, of the same place. On the 16th, at Guildford, Mr. Gibbons to Miss Blackman, both of Yapton, near Arundel.—On the 4th instant, Mr. Garleton, to Mrs. Roscorla, relict of the late Mr. Roscorla, of the academy, St. Thomas's-square, Lewes.-Mr. M. Lillywhite. of Goodwood, to Miss Charlotte Parker, of South-street, Chichester.–At our parish church, on the 17th instant, Mr. W. Robbins Heycroft, to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of A. Abrahams, Esq. of Oxford-street, London.-On Monday last, in this town, Mr. W. Newman, saddler, St. James's-street, to Miss Hoare, daughter of Mr. Hoare, of Lewes.-Same day, at All Saints, Lewes, Louisa, eldest daughter of the late W. Attwood, ironmonger, of Lewes, to Mr. J. Arkcoll, grocer of Maidstone.
DIED.—On Friday, the 12th instant, in Marine-street, Mr. Huish, aged 32.-At Worthing, July 11th, Mrs. Wheeler, wife of Mr. W. Wheeler, of Cannonbury-place, corn-factor.-On the 10th instant. Miss E. Crochford, of School-Hill, Lewes, aged 32.—On Tuesday morning, the 16th instant, aged 21, Mary, eldest daughter of Mr. Goldring, of East-street, Chichester. On Thursday, the 18th, in Preston-street, T. Smith, M. D. aged 41.-On Thursday, the 11th instant, Hannah Cartier, daughter of the late Thomas Gibson, ironmonger, in the Cliff, Lewes, aged 18.-On Monday, the 15th, Mrs. Hadden, wife of M. Haddon, of Richmond-place.-On Friday, the 12th instant, after a short illness, Mr. Sacree, many years clerk to Mr. Langridge, clerk of the peace for this county.
To CORRESPONDENTS.-Huntington's Epitome of the Bible in our next. -L. has been received and shall be attended to; as shall also A. Z. -Quiz is not admissible in our pages.
Returning to the Chinese gal- constructed to represent an eastlery, and passing down its whole ern sky, partially obscured by the length, the opposite and southern broad and branching foliage of a extremity communicates with the luxuriant plantain-tree. This royal banqueting room.
bold feature is expressed as bearThe introductory remarks to ing its fruit in all the progresthe royal music room, previously sive stages to maturity, from made, will equally apply to this the tender shootings of early most splendid and beautiful blossom, to the rich and glowing apartment ;-it presents a design mellowness of its most ripe and the most striking, involving the perfect state. From its truncatintricacies of invention, not con- ed centre, Chinese symbols defusedly, but distinctly to be tra- pend, and characterize its appaced, from the minutest objects to rent use, that of connecting it with the harmonized combinations of the grand lustre, rising thirty the whole; it exhibits grandeur feet, and assuming the shape of without tawdriness ; good taste, lotus flowers, the expressive eastas emanating from intellectual ern emblems of perfection and cultivation ; and, generally, a re- brightness. The lilies, when sistless fascination of effect, in- illuminated, dart their copious possible accurately to be describ- and vivid rays through their ed. Its situation is nearly at the multiplied and sparkling tints, southern extremity of the palace, and influence connected objects and its dimensions are sixty feet to the semblance of rubies, pearls, in length, by forty-two feet wide. glittering, brilliant, and shining The walls are bounded at the gold-creating, if the figure may height of twenty-three feet, by a be allowed, in mid air, a diamond cornice of the most elegant form, blaze. Its effect is magical : it apparently, inlaid with pearls enchants the senses, and excites, and gold. On this cornice rest as it were, a feeling of spellfour ecliptic arches, which, with bound admiration in all within their spandrils, are supported its radiance and circle. Other in the angles by four golden lustres, in the several angles, of columns, connecting themselves minor magnitudes, but similarly with a unique cove, surmounted unique and beautiful, contribute by a doine, rising to the height to an effulgence as mild as bright; of forty-five feet. This dome is and which, with four horizontal
windows of stained glass, illumi- ments in or-molu. On the cennated from without, above the tre of that to the north is a timecornice, perfect an appearance of piece of excellent fancy and artificial day. The walls of this workinanship : it is presented room are divided into compart- through the medium of an openments, containing illustrations, by ing sun-flower, on each side of domestic groups of figures, near- which are figures in brilliant ly as large as life, of the manners colours of beautiful enamel work, and elegant 'costumes of the which appear as reposing in the higher order of the Chinese peo- shade of its exuberant and varied ple. "These
pictures possess foliage, chased in gold. The great variety, and teem with playfulness of imagination has domestic episodes, which are given singular interest to this familiar to us ; they attach us to useful ornament—its character is them by an appeal to our feelings, perfect; but it farther delights, for they seem like the reflected on a close inspection, by disclos. imagery of our own minds. ing, in the combination of the The ground of these masterly leaves, a chimera of forms as expaintings is an imitation of inlaid quisitely contrived as expressed. pearl, richly wrought in all the This unique specimen of design, varied forms of Chinese mytholo- and perfect execution, is repeatgy. The tranquil and silvery hue ed on the chimney-piece opposite of this imitation, from its ge- as a thermometer. At the backs neral introduction, gives, at once, of these superb and dazzling obthe complexion of the room; and, jects, rising from the chimneyit may be said, affords a charm- pieces to the lower cornice, are ing repose and contrast to the mirrors, of extraordinary dimensplendid furniture, and brilliant sions ; these, facing each other, colours of the paintings which it though at a distance of sixty feet, surrounds. The furniture here reflect all within the sparkling is chiefly fixed; as a banqueting space, producing an effect almost room, it consists of sideboards celestial, and giving the semand their candlelebra, which are blance of a centre point to the continued on each side. The beholder, when situated at either former are of the finest rosewood, extremity. On either side are tastefully carved and inlaid with folding doors, presenting an ele. gold. In suitable spaces be- gant imitation of japan, framed tween these, are Chinese cisterns, with golden architraves, and surmounted in or-molu, of the most mounted with exquisite specisuperior workmanship. These, mens of wood carvings, in altotogether with the chimney-pieces, relievo, exhibiting subjects of and their exquisite ornaments, in chimera from the oriental myor-molu, complete the elevation, thology, the peculiar animation by giving to the superstructure and character of which induce an an efficient and appropriate base. idea that they are actually existThe chimney-pieces, north and ing in an atmosphere of burning south, face each other, and are gold. Splendour of light and coof the finest statuary marble, with lour, with a natural and effective golden canopied figures as em- disposition of light and shade, apbellishments, and other orna- pear to have been a grand and