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and unhappy, he sets out for London; lage; when, alarmed and anxious for and, through the interest of a fellow his safety, she seeks and obtains a pri. traveller, he is placed as tutor in the vate interview with him to warn him family of a Mr. Cleveland, a Gentle- of his danger; becoming now conman whole brain is disturbed. Ac. vinced of the injustice that she had companying his pupil to the Opera, done him, he is liurried into a conhe meets and rescues Miss Marchmont fefsion of her long attachment to his from insule; by which he is involved person, and concludes with a vow of in a quarrel, and a duel ensues between becoming his wife. Here they sepahim and his brother Lord Delfield, in rate; and Leopold, rambling into the which the former is slightly wounded; country, relcues Lord Dormer from but, refusing to return the fire, they the hands of a highwayman; but is separate, Lord Delfield having no know, hiniself taken up for the robbery, comledge of his affinity to his antagonist. mitted upon strong circumstances to Lady Caroline Grimstone, who was prilon, and after fome time brought to under the conduct of Lord Delfield, trial; when he is confronted by the and present at the affray, acquaints her Eail, who by means of a watch found

guardian, Mr. Mountjoy, with the par- upon him when he was secured, diico. ticulars, and is in return informed to vers him to be his son ; and the im

whom Leopold owed liis birth; foon portor who had atlumed his name is after which we meets with an adver- found to be not only the robber of tilement in a new paper, wherein a Lord Dormer, but the seducer of Miss reward is offered for the apprehenlon Maichmont; he is detected in the act of Leopold Greville, who stiled himself of impoong upon the deranged Mr. the son of the Earl of Dormer, and who Cleveland, and finishes a life of infamy stood convicted of high crimes and by a violent death. mildemeanors. Without an idea re. Though we cannot but think that maining on her mind that this was any some of ihe adventures of this amusing other than her late favourite, the ac and intereiting Novel are carried to companies her father on a visit at some the very verge of probability ; yet, distance from town; here the finds on the whole, the work is evidently Leopold with the Cleveland family, the production of an experienced wrie inmates of the fame houle; and her ter, capable of deducing uletul inftrucs conduct to the former is didated by tion from the passing scenes of life; the contempt which his suppoled vices and we have been too well pleased in have inspired, until the learns that the perufal, to be always faltidious peace-officers have traced tie advero in inquiring why we were so. tiled culprit to the neighbouring vil.

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A Letter to a Member of Parliament. 8vo. pp. 50.

This letter is pregnant with sensible " Circumstanced as we now are, we

and inportant animadversion and have only to study how we may best act : advice. clothed in the animating lan the sword is instantly about to be drawn, guage of loyalty and patriotilm. With and war with all its horrors is inpendthe Writer's allumptions relpecting the ing. Let it be remembered, that the Union with lieland, we do not altoge. contest which awaits us is of no ordither accord; nor do we think that, as mary kind; that France has added to the Union has taken place, its pro- her population and her strength in a priety is now a proper object of allu. degree which has rendered her tar more fon; but there is much truth, we formidable than the ever was at any think, in his observations respecting former period of lier eventful history; the wisdom of immediate measures for that her numerous bands, accustomed conciliating the entire atfections of all 10 discipline, enured to hard thips, and classes of people in that country; "a familiarized with danger, have all that people," as thic Author describes them, carelessness of life, and love of enter.

light, generous, angry, and incon- prise, which may naturally he looked Itant, quick in malevolence, indiscreet for in men who have nothing to lose, in affection, exuberant in zeal." whilst they may reasonably hope to

We thall select a single paragraph as gain; that they are fushed with the a specimen of the stile of this pamphlet: noit unprecedented fuccelles; that the

Generals

Generals who command them thirt in into which the factions of Marius and an equal degree for plunder and for of Sylla had thrown the Roman comfame; that the national antipathies of monwealth, or rather of the laffitude the respective countries were, perhaps, which followed them, hath rendered never wrought up to such a pitch of himself the absolute matter of a molt venemous malevolence as at the present warlike people. Let us not forget that moment; above all, that the Gauls have this hitherto fortunate and truly aftonot now at their head, as heretofore, nishing perfonage reigns over a populaan inert Prince, exempt from undue tion which seems as if it were now ambition, alternately actuated by con composed only of soldiers and of llaves; science, influenced by a priett, or go- that he unites the advantages of expererned by a woman; but a man of trans rience to the activity of youth, and the cendant achievements, of unquestion- fpirit of a gambler to the science of able genius, and of finifter deligns; an enlightened warrior. Lastly, thac who, taking the same advantage of civil he is profoundly inimical to England, commotions in our time, which was and not a Corlican if he be not vintaken by Julius Cæsar of the dissentions di&tive."

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Narrative Poemt. By 1. D'Ifraeli. 4to. “ Lo, Death, the pale instructor! guards These poems are three in number. And truth celestial waves her mighty

this porch, The firit, “ The Carder and the Carrier;" the second, “Cominge," a story Far from the world's deceiving path we

torch! to be found in a little novel by Madame

we fig, Tencin; and the third, “ A Tale ad

To find a pallage to ETERNITY! dressed to a Sybarite,"i.e. an inhabit.

All are not finners here! there walls

detain ant of Sybaris, an ancient town, whose

[vein! inhabitants were so effeminate, that the

Much injur'd loves, the men of lofter term Sybarite became proverbial to in- Hope to their breast in fond delirium timate a man devoted to pleafure. Of The laugher, while the charm d,conceald

[her wings; there the second is the best, though we cannot commend the choice of either. And from her lap the copious feeds the The following lines describe the abbey which never to the eye of promise grew."

threw, LA TRAPPE : " 'Twas where La Trappe had rais'd DIATESSARON; or, The History of Our its lavage feat,

Lord Jesus Chirj, compiled from the Of grief and piety the last retreat;

Four Gospels, according to the authorised And dark the rocks and dark the forest

English Version; with brief Notes, praclay,

tical and explanatory: to which are prea And fhrill the wind blew o'er the abbey

fixed, a Map of the Holy Land, and an grey,

Introduction. By T. Thirlwall, M. A. House of remorse, of penitence, and care, Its inmate Griel, its architect Despair ! This work is a translation of the The shepherd from the stony pafture Diatessaron lately published by the Rev. flies,

J. White, S.T.P. Profeffor of Arabic No music warbles in those filent skies : in the University of Oxford. It is Where in the wilderne!s the cyprels waves, “ compiled from the four Golpels, and The pale-ey'd votaries hover round their in the words of the facred historians graves ;

profesies to arrange the events in due Silence and Solitude perpetual reign order of time; to mark the scenes in Around this hermit family of pain. which they took place; to point out Mark the dread portal I-who without the duration of our Lord's ministry

to digest his life in regular series, and Forgets the murmuring earth to enter into one continued narrative; to fupa HERE?

ply the omilions of one Goipel with As the deep folitude more sternly grows, the materials of another; to fill up the With locial tenderness the pilgrim glows; sketches of St. Mark with the nicer And while he reads the awful lines above, touches and finishing strokes of St. Turns to his native vale and native Matthew; to pass over no circumstance love.

that is recorded, and at the same time

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to avoid a repetition either of the mat of the negociations with our inveterate ter or the words; and, lastly, to regu enemy. It proves to a demonttration late the division of the history by the the perfidy, arrogance, and bad faith, nature and number of die lubjects, and of our infolent neighbour, whose deexhibit in a forin more populur and ligns we hope to see frustrated, and the agreeable.” We mall only add, that anbitious Civief covered with disgrace what the Author profeties to have by the failure of his unprincipled endone he may be allowed to bave per- terprizes. formed in a fatisfactory manner.

Wallace; or, The Vale of Ellerflie. With A l'indication of the Cause of Great Bri.

other Poems. Small 8vo. tain; with Sirietures on the insolent and It implies no little modelty and selfperfidious Condu 7 of France since the denial, in a Poet of so respectable a kind Signature of the Preliminaries of Peace. as the Author of this work, to have To which is added, A Poftfcript on the sent it into the world anonymously. Situation of the Continent, and the pro- The Itile of the lighter pieces is fowjected Invasion of this country. By ing and elegant; and those in which William Hunter, Esq. of the Inner Tem. historical and traditionary circumple. 8vo.

stances have been mingled are replete Mr. Hunter, in this very able pamph with fire and fancy. What Pope faid let, profeses his design to be, to disse- when Joh» son published his London," minate among his countrymen a proper the production, he was told, of fome representation of the many important obscure man, we may venture to prequestions which have led to the preferit diet of the Writer of these Poenis, confliét; a conflict on the issue of which " He will soon be deterré.' We must our own fate, and in some measure that obferve, however, that had the quality of Europe, depends. “We mult,” lie been inferior, we should have thought observes, “either continue to be great, the quantity (120 loosely-printed pages, or our existence as an independent na without embelliments), dear ac Fivè tion must terminate. This convi&ion Shillings. once establithed, our safety is insured; Scenes of Youth; or, Rural Recolle Eions : because under luch an impression, one

with other Poems. By William Follogeneral impulse of active courage, inHexible perseverance, and cheerful re

wy.

This Writer gives us rho pretty ho. fignation, will pervade every rank and class of the community. We all rally gravings on wood and copper into the

nelt pages, with leveral beautiful en. round the altar, the throne, and the

bargain, for Four Shillings.-In our constitution, with zealous and unania

XLIit volume, p. 288, we reviewed a mous devotion; and great and unex

former collection of Mr. Holloway's ampled as the efforts and the sacrifices

poetry. To the character that we gave may be which, in all probability, we

of them we now refer our readers, with fall be called upon to make, we shall

an assurance that neither the pen nor not be found to shrink from the cha. racter we fiave hitherto sustained, nor

the fancy of the Author have manimall we frustrate the expectations of intention of " The Peaiant's Fate"

feited any signs of debility:-ds the hope by the desertion of duty."

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“Scones of Youth” is, to draw a come A spirited call, which we hope will parison between private and public have its proper effe&t in rouling the life, and to contrait city and country refentment of the nation againit the ri mades and manners.” The former enormous aggresion of an inveterate poem was in royme; the latter is in enemy Uhreatening our destruction. blank verle. This finall performance is fo well

The Domestic Medical Guide ; or, Complete adapted to the times, that we recommend an extensive circulation of it.

Companion to the family Medicine Cbel,

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the General Infirmary at Hireford, and This is an accurate investigation of Author of ibe Medical and Chirurgical the origin and progress and final result Fbarm.acopæia. . 8v0. PP. 308.

Mr.

Mr. Reece dedicates his book to Dr. Poetical Pieces comprised in this work, Gisborne, President, and the Fellows many will be found very amuling and and Licentiates, of the Royal College instructive. As to the Newspaper Narof Phyficians.

ratives, &c. we contets that to us they Without withing to recommend Eve- have not afforded much either of prokt ry Man and Woman to be their own or delight. Perfons, however, who Doctor, we think that there are very have a knowledge of, and take as few families in the king on who may interest in, the local hiltory and poin not find advantage from an occasional litics of India, will probally consider reference to this book, and a prudent this part of the collection as the most attention to its inkructions ; either in valuable. cases that are of too little importance The Official Correspondence between Great to render the aid of a physician necef Britani and France, on tbe Subject of the lary, or under circumstances of locality late Negociation; with his Majesty's which preclude an application to such Declaration To which is (are] prefixed, aid.

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that England was compelled to renew The East Indian settlements have, the war, or be content to become the for several years, greatly and agreeably vasal of France, muft either be an added to our stock of miscellaneous idiot, or something much more discreliterature; and among the Erays and ditable.

THEATRICAL JOURNAL.

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"He following article, having been had undertaken. He solemnly declared

unintentionally that this was through no fiult of his; omitted under its proper date lait for that he was confined to bed for month. In justice to Mr. Cooke, twenty-four hours by a violent disorder. therefore, we here insert it.]

There were many things in the part MAY 20.

The Historical Play of which he admired; and he never w33 King John (as altered from Shakspeare more anxious to come forward. What. by Dr. Valpy, of Reading, for the use ever acts of imprudence he might have of his fcholars) was performed at Co. committed, or might yet commit, in vent Garden Theatre, for the benefit this instance he felt that his conduct of Mrs. Litchfield, who played the part was unimpeachable. The applaufe of Constance with great judgment, feel. which he had received in that house ing, and effect.

had made the deepeit inpreslion upon The King was represented by Mr. his mind; and it should be bis itudy Cooke ; who no sooner appeared before to thew himself not undeserving of the audience than he received from the public favour."-This address was feveral quarters severe tokens of cere extremely well received, and appeared fure : on which he came forward, and to be con&dered by every one as a saciffaid, “ that he could not affect to be factory explanation. ignorant of the cause of this cisappro. Mr. Cooke pourtrayed the gloomy bation. He had lately failed to fultain character of John in an excellent itile, a part in a new play (The Harper's and in our opinion has ruely been seen Daugbter), which it was announced he to greater advantage.

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The part of Falconbridge was well 23. Miss GRIMANI (from the Bachi Sustained by Mr. H. Johnston, and that of Theatre) made her first appearance at the Prince Arthur, by Mifs Norton.

same House in the character of Amantbis Previous to the commencement of Mr. (Child of Nature). Her a&ting was Kemble's management at Covent Garden, chatte and natural, and the was very the architectural department of the The- favourably received. atre is to undergo some confiderable altera A GENTLEMAN (pupil of Mr. Kelly) tions.

We understand that the Frontiso made his debut the same evening as Cape piece (upon'a grander scale, lighter, and tain Greville, in the Flirch of Bacon. more elegant in its effect than the present His voice was pleasing, and he sung with one) is to be decorated with appropriate some taste; but as an actor he has very embellishments. The ceiling is to be much to learn. changed from a sweep into a perfect flat, JULY 15. Mr. TAYLOR (from Bath) fo as to give to the audience in the one appeared for the first time at the Haya Shilling Gallery a complete view of the market as Lubin, in The Quaker. He ftage.

The nips of the two-milling has a good voice, an easy manner, bngs gallery will be converted into private with taste, and acts with spirit. His Boxes; and the whole of the third tier of voice and person have been often menBoxes is to have an additional feat. The tioned as much resembling those of Mr. new painting of the audience part of the Incledon. He is, however, a taller and house will possess more variety and bril- larger man; and his tones in finging liancy of colouring; and the Boxes are reminded us more frequently of Kelly's, to be lighted up on a system fimilar than of Incledon's.-Mr.' Taylor' we to that adopted at the Opera at Vjenna. think a very desirable addition to the A transpolition of Performers is also to

company, both as an actor and a singer, take place between the two Winter 16. A young lady (whom the bills House's next season. Mr. H. Johnsteds of the day announced as Mrs. KiNG. and his wife, Mr. J. Johnstone, the ston) made her appearance, for the firit excellent reprefentative of Irish Cha. time on any stage, in the character of racters, and, it is said, Mr. Ellifton, Louisa (Deserter), but with so little cose are engaged for Drury-lane. Mrs. Side fidence or courage, that we were wholly dons and Mr. C. Kemble quit Drury, to unable to appreciate her talents. On aid the intereit of their brother at Covent her first coming upon the stage, Nie twice Garden ; whither also, we are told, they fainted in the arms of Mr. Denman, will be followed by Mıs, Glover and was obliged to be led off, and a cona. Miss De Camp.

derable time elapsed ere she could muster At the Haymarket, Mr. Colman's plan up fpirits sufficient even to walk through of an independent Company continues to the character. The little that we did fucceed. His audiences are numerous hear rather preposened us in her favour; and respectable. Mr. Ellifton has added and when her excessive timidity hall to his former characters those of Sir Ed. have subsided, Mrs. Kingston may perward Mortimer (Iron Chelt), Gondibert haps succeed in Characters where len. (Battle of Hexham), Eustace de St Pierre Nibility and modesty forni the leading Surrender of Calais), and Richard the features.-- Mr. Taylor, in Henry, conThird; and all with well-earned applaute. firmed the favourable impresion that he

JUNE 21. A Mr. GROVES (who had made in Lubin the preceding evening. had previvusly diftinguished himself at In The General Evening Poft of this private theatricals) made his firit ap- day, appeared the following Hint: pearance at the Haymarket, as Robin

“ TO GEORGE COIMAN, ES4. Patentee of Rough bead, in Fortune's Frolick, to

the Theatre Royal, in the Haymarket. which character he did great juttice. “ SIR-At this crisis the Public reThe native goodness of heart, the genuine quire from the Theatres the performance morality bursting out with force and of Pieces calculated to increase the Ardour feeling from the aukward country clown, of the People against the execrabie Tye the mixture of honelt lentiment with rant by whom we are threatened with boorilh manners, were very ably given, invasion. If you cannot procure new and received by the audience with the Pieces of the kind from the Authors of molt encouraging tokens of approbation. the present day, why not make use of -Mr. Groves has since perforined Abed. Shirley's Edward the Black Prince, and nego, in the Jew and Doctor, with other Shakespeare's Hienry the Fifib and King paits, and, we understand, is put on a John? The Theatres ought to refound regular engagement.

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