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ghould bave discovered her; then at night it must be, and power to peruse the work, we shall present our readers ! “On the morning of the 2d, he begged of me, as a last at night I'll wateh.” I was communing with myself in with the following sketch from a cotemporary.-Ed. Kal. request, that I would send him down to Gato, and thence

to Bohee, in the bopes of the sea breeze having a beneficial this manner, when my father rapped me on the back,

(From the Edinburgh Weekly Chronicle.) sboating in my ear, “ Will, my lad, breakfast's ready." “We are happy to announce the re-appearance of this effect; to which, although most reluctantly, i at last con. I immediately followed him, though curiosity had quite great luminary above our northern horizon; and if his orb, sented, believing that a change of air might possibly have taken away my appetite. After breakfast I lounged up and and but a partial obscuration, it shines forth now in fuli accordingly, got the people ready, and sent him off at down, just to wille away the time until evening: at last, splevdout. The apprehension which from time to time eight o'clock; by R. E. Smith, intending to follow lim sith sleeping, eating, and walking, I brought the day to involuntarily arises, that this extraordinary mine must at They reached that place late at nighi: on the path the

flux a close. To put my plan into execution, I retired to bed last be exhausted, is again completely refuted. The au abated, and on his arrival, Mr. B. although much fatiguell, early, and, without undressing, threw myself upon it, Peter Peebles, the blind fiddler, Joshua, and even Nanty He ate a piece of bread, and drank a cup of tea, after

thor has broke up an entirely fresh vein. Redgauntlet, conceived himself better, and appeared in very good spirits. waiting till the fast-coming shade should deepen the Ewart, are all originals, scarcely owning among their pre. which he slept until four o'clock, when he awoke, with a gimo around me. All who know what an evening in decessors any class to which they belong: The publica- dizziness in his head and coldness of the extremities, with July is, when in the country, must have observed with tion having got the start of us by a week, it could serve delight this necessary repose of nature. In the present case po purpose now to give extracts from what must be already and continued in a quiet

state until his death,

suffering familiar to nine-tenths of our readers. We cannot help; 1 but little pain, apparently. I fe's the serenity and peace of the landscape before me however, calling their attention tn the boldness, spirit, and come over my heart like the sweet south wind over a bed interest of the whole work, and to the vigour with which and desired, in case of his death, I would send home what

** On the morning of his leaving Benin, he called me, of violets;" for as I watched the yellow moon rise with the characters are drawn. Old Redgauntlet, though in a articles could not be sold in the country, by your vessel. her fall round orb, shedding her mild lustre on the tops very opposite attitude, reminds us somewhat of Burley: I requested he would have the goodness to sign a few lines of the large black firs that almost surrounded our man- his readiness to support it by every engine, either of gond and he afterwards fele well enough to copy the whole him. vion, I felt a glow of pleasure and ecstacy of feeling that be- or of evil. There is something almost supernatural in the self

. He then wrote to his agents, Messrs. Briggs and longs not to this world, its cares, or its troubles. As I stood deep mystery of his movements, in his dark and lofty Brothers, and was going to write to his wife, but his surveying this enchanting scene, my eye instinctively fell demeanour, even in those pacings, back and forward, strength failed him. However, he desired me to bear witea the rose tree below me; but how my heart palpitated," whose funereal slowness seemed to keep time with some

ness that he died in the fullest and most affectionate refemale! Just then a slight cloud passed the moon, par- prime ornament of the book; but though we trust our with calm fortitude of his approaching death, as an event and my pulse throbbed, when I beheld by the side of it a Poor Peter Peebles we find considered by many as the membrance; and begged I would write to her, with this tially obscuring her from my view ; but soon the "watery selves not insensible to the extraordinary merits of Peter, certain,-and declared, when he had finished, that he was veil" was withdrawn, and I had a good opportunity of particularly in some of the dialogue, yet he really appears satisfied, and committed his life and spirit to the will of viewing her figure. She appeared to be not more than to us somewhat too crazy and worthless. We think, if an

God. serenteen or eighteen, and from the lightness and elegance upon lawsuit, been turned half crazy on this one point, it Smith had already prepared the body for internsent, and I honest, reputable, otherwise sensible person had, by lawsuit

“ I arrived at Gato on the afternoon of the 4th. Mr. of her form I judged her to be handsome. For a few would have had a better effect. It is understood, indeed, went and arranged with the Governor, to bury it under the minutes she remained in a pensive attitude, seemingly that Peter is a real personage, well remembered by those large tree that you and I cleared away last year, for a cool qräte absorbed in contemplation, but afterwards directed who, twenty-five years ago, were accustomed to pace the her attention to the rose tree, which she bent over in the boards of the Parliament House ; but this is not to be retreat from the heat of the sun. We made the grave six

admitted as a full excuse ; for a writer of fancy ought pot mitted his remains to the earth, paying every mark of re. most affectionate manner; then, as if something had to adhere servilely to his model, but to expunge, modify,

feet deep; it was finished at nine o'clock, when we comalarmed her, she suddenly cast her eyes upon the very or soften, as suits his purpose. The blind Strolling tidle spect the

situation and time permitted. I read the Church sindow in which I stood, riveted to the spot, and almost appears more perfect and pleasing. Who hut must admire Service, and after the conclusion, my canoemen fired three

volleys of musketry over his grave. incapable of stirring a fibre. As quickly as I could I re- that lofty pride in his art, which, even in such humble tired, hoping to escape observation, but I was deceived, circumstances

; rises superior to any views of interest, and brated and intrepid Iraveller, in the flower or his age, and for, on returning, I found she had fled.

gentle or bountiful, whom he deems unworthy

to perform every arrangement made for his setting out on his daring * Had sbe sunk in the earth, had she melted in air, along with him? His legend of Sir Robert Redgauntlet is enterprise, with the fullest prospect of reaching, in a sho e

"Isaw not, I knew not, but nothing was there." Nothing more could be done, so I jumped into bed, but though we do not, so much as some, admire the

author's been the object of so many

travellers, and in which they

have been hitherto unsuccessful and unfortunate. not to sleep, for I had caught a glance of a dark black ruffian has something in it very original. There are some merry scoundrels, yet a remorseful and broken-hearted

“ I had considerable difficulty in allaying the King's eye, and a raven tress on a neck of snow, which were quite fine images of the scenery of the Solway, particularly its jealousy, and more particularly that of the rascally Emin sufficient to drive the drowsy god from my eyelids. I rapid and fearful tides, which, after the hero had been grams and Pieddors (that is, nobles) but at last succeeded tried in ten thousand ways to account for her appearance : the rear of some immense monster defrauded of his prey." swain of my factory, and

Rob und Two, ho accompany to find out who she was, and what she was, now became of We cannot exacılyrapprove of the manner in which

the Mr. Belzoni as far as Houssa—to wait there his return from importance; but 'twas in vain ; morning broke, and found writer fies off from letter to narrative, from narrative to Timbuctoo, and bring letters for myself and his friends in me equally puzzled. After breakfast I set out into the journal, and from the journal of one person to that of Europe, on the receipt of which I was to give my note for village of —, to make some inquiries about Mr. F-, another,-at least it would not do for any other writer; ing to the report the letters should give of his conduct. --and amongst others I called upon the gardener, who had but as our present author is not one from whom much of This was the plan I mentioned to Mr. B. on his first comlived with him prior to his reverse of fortune. From him in the spirit and trim of the peory, we have really no obijcering into the river ; and on no other could he have got forI got this information—that Mr. F— had a daughter: tion to his taking such little liberties.” but I did not wait to hear any more, being quite satisfied

“I am still of opinion this is the only practicable path to

Timbuctoo. I know the point of departure must be from in my owa mind that she was the visitant of the rose tree.

Biographical Notice. some powerful King in the Gulf of Guinea, -as the dis

tance is not great, and the communication is frequent. [To be continued.)

Dahomey to Lagos, Jabos, and Benin, although less to THE LATE MR. BELZONI.

Benin than the former. But the King's name is feared

and respected to the borders of Houssa, so that I should Literature, Criticism, &c.

The following letter, containing an account of the illness consider myself perfectly secure, going and returning with

and death of this celebrated traveller, was addressed to his messenger. I am, yours,
REDGAUNTLET.
Lieut. Scott, of his Majesty's brig Swinger, by Mr. Hout.

“ JNO. HOUTSON.” son, a British trader at Benin :

“ P. S.-If you can get your carpenter to paint a piece We do not identify ourselves in any degree with the fol.

Galo, December 6, 1823. of board white, and print on it the following, as neat as baing brief critique of the last work of the “Great un- distress that I announce to you the death of our illustrious bring it with you in the canoe, or send it :

“My Dear

Sir,-It is with feelings of the deepest you can, with black paint, I shall feel much obliged, and known” as the author of Waverley is sometimes styled. friend, Mr. Belzoni, who paid the debt of nature at Gato,

“ Here We are certainly amongst the admirers of the extent and on the 3d inst, at fifteen minutes before three p. m.

lie the remains of versatility of his talents, but we are also aware that it is I wrote to you from this place on the 2d, and on des

G. BELZONI, Esq. tuo much the fashion to laud most extravagantly every found Mr. B. much worse, with every symptom of con. patching your canoe, set off for Benin. On my arrival I

who was attacked with a dysentery

on the 26th of November, at Benin, on his thing which proceeds from his pen. Such indiscriminate firmed dysentery: from the first day of his arrival at Benin, way to Houssa and Timbuictoo, and and often unmerited eulogy renders it hazardous to iden. he lost his wonted spirits, and told me the hand of death died at this place, on the 3d of December, 1823. tify ourselves with any critiques upon what are called was on him: on receiving the medicine chest from Gato,

The Gentlemen who placed this the Scotch Novels, especially if such critiques, as in the on the 28th, he took large quantities of castor oil, but inscription over the grave of this intrepid present instance, proceed from gentlemen on the other calomel combined with opium, until a slight salivation without any benefit. I strongly recommended a course of and enterprising Traveler, hope that every

European visiting the spot will cause side of the Tweed. However, as curiosity is on the alert should be effected, but he declined it, as too hazardous in the ground to be cleared, and the fence around put sa the subject, and as we have not yet had it in our his so weakly state.

in good repair."

THE LOVE THAT CANNOT DIE."

and these, in their turn, do fawn and lie and fout, and Our thanks are due to the managers for engaging Mrs. fout and fawn and lie, until one becomes disgusted out- Ozilvie, whose appearance amongst ns we hail with a most right with their sacred majestics' most royal morality. unfeigned welcome. She is a goodly portly dame, ay Then there is the sigrificant murmuring of the coming faith, of a pleasing look, and a most noble carriage;" indrum, which doth so affright the brave citizens of Angiers, comparably superior to any tragic actress we have seen that they straight hit upon a pretty matrimonial expedient from London, during the last three years. Immediately to save at once their boasted 'city, and allay the furor of on her entrance as Lady Constance, it occured to us, that

incensed majesty. Blanch and the Dauphin are on the she was not an entire stranger, and we now remember harLINES

instant betrothed, the wily John with his hectoriog per- ing witnessed her earlier efforts, once on occasion of Mr. WRITTEN AFTER READING C, H. TOWNSEND'S SONNET, ENTITLED jured brother, Philip of France, enter Angiers trium. Vandenhoff's benefit, we think, about five years since; it

phantly, where all goes swiromingly on in amity, till a was consequently erroneous in us to announce the evening of Is it the breathings of a mortal lyre?

busy meddling Cardinal pounces upon this loving brace this day se'nnight for her debui on our boards. Mrs. Ogil.

of Gud's annointed, and, by his threats and excommuni. vie's reception was extremely flattering, but not uowarOr heavenly harp, with inspiration's fire,

cations, sets them by the ears again. To it they go in rantably so; for she certainly personated Constance, in a That warbles of a love that cannot die;

good earnest, the pope-loving Philip is worsted, Prince inanner highly creditable to herself, and every way deserve But in the heart, and in the “tell-tale eye,“

Arthur taken prisoner, and conveyed hy John to Eng. ing of the warmth with which she was greeted throughout Holds the same language through revolving years land; where his affectionate unele makes especial provi

. --- Her person is above the middle stature, well-proporsion for him in the tower. Nay, so very paternally is tioned, and dignified ; her style of acting lofty and com. Unchanged ; unchanging amid joy or tears;

John concerned for his hopeful nephew, that he resolves, manding; She possesses a countenance susceptible of If fortune smiles, or when her frown severe

in mercy, to rid him of ail royal cares, and concerts, with much and deep expression, particularly of the sterner kind; Strikes to the soul with withering touch of fear? magnanimous Hubert" his cutting off.”. Hubert, however, and a voice of considerable volume and intonation, but Tells it of rays that must for ever shine,

after consenting to be his liege lord's instrument in this somewhat defectively modulated. While her face is better Of ceaseless rivers, and of things divine?

unholy villany, suddenly becomes humane; and, wrought calculated for the imprint of strong impassioned emotion,

upon by the boy's affecting prattle, assigns the Prince an ber elocution seems more adapted to ibe pathetic; and Ah! heed it not;-a visionary strain

asylum secure from further mischief. Here the unoffend bence the reason why sie pleases less in the delivery of Never on earth was yet true passion's reign,

ing urchin might have awaited in patient safety his cut such speeches as that to Austria, commencing Where pride, ambition, interest, avarice mean, throat relative's death, but he was of regal blood, and “War! War! no peace! peace is to me a war," In phantom semblance of the god is seen;

could brook no delay ; and must needs, therefore, in at than in the one to the CardinalAnd pranking, in fantastic mock'ry drest, tempting to save his little highness' life by flight, fall from

“0, father Cardinal, I have heard you say, Thy shadow, Love, betrays the trusting breast.

the battlements and dislocate his royal neck. Refractory That we shall see and know our friends in heaven:

Barons, an invasion on the part of France, instigated by If that be true, I shall see my boy again; There is a love, a love that cannot die, his holiness the Pope, and domestic broils thus fermented,

For since the birth of Cain, the first male child Born not of rosy cheek, or sparkling eye;

at last bring John to his senses. He ackowledges again To him that did but yesterday suspire, A love that can the maddest grief control,

the authority of holy church, manifests some quaims of There was not such a gracious creature born,

conscience, recants his errors, and is at length poisoned by a S'istain the heart, and cheer the sinking soul;

But now will canker sorrow eat his bud, good.natured Monk; a “resolved villain," as Hubert styles And chase the native beauty from his cheek, A love defying inisery, time, and death;

him, who, we dare say, thought the King aweary of his And he will look as hollow as a ghost; A love surpassing all the dreams of earth;

life, and kindly undertook, with the sacrifice of his own As dim and meagre as an ague's fit: But, oh! this love in brighter region lies—

(for he was, on this occasion, taster to the King, and “his And so he'll die; and rising so again, The love of God, the love that never dies.

bowels suddenly burst out")) to ease bis Majesty of so trou. When I shall meet him in the court of heaven,

blesome an incumbrance. As he lived, so he dies-ingloLiverpool.

I shall not know him: therefore, never, nerer riously; leaving not behind him one unsullied spot on his Must I behold my pretty Arthur more."

escutcheon, or the recollection of a single virtue to em.
The Draina.
balm his memory,

The Merry Monarch" was repeated on Tuesday, and The still gloom of a malignant monarch sits not easy Miss Kenneth's Lady Clara, Miss Cramer's Mary, and

went off with great eclat. Mr. Kemble's King Charles, THE THEATRE.

nipon Mr. Vandenhoff, nor does he effectually embody the Mr. Andrew's Captain Copp, are each entitled to very

quiet dignity of regal repose. He must ride the whirl. respectful notice. Miss Cramer, especially, exhibited a " All the world's a stage,

wind and direct the storm;", the gentle zephyrs of a gaiety and archness in her acting, and an attention to the And all the nien and women merely players:

summer passion comport not with his potent agency. After general business of the scene, which hold out no small They have their exits, and their entrances;

what we have seen of him, he will always appear to como promise of future excellence. Mr. Hooper is a favourite And one man in his time plays many parts, parative disadvantage in the part of King Jobn; if we ex.

of ours, and we should certainly take great pleasure in His acts being seven ages."

cept the scene with Hubert, where he accomplishes, with adding his name to the list of those who aid in the success

such artful dexterity, his design of bringing that pliant of this favourite piece ; but, truth to say, this gentlemen It is a source of much gratification to us to be enabled gentleman over to his murderous purposes, together with wofully disappointed us in his assumption of Rochester. wo state, that throughout the whole of last week, numerous the last final effort of struggling nature, when he enters, He either totally misconceived the part, or miserably highly respectable audiences have frequented, in succes. poisoned, upon the stage. Here, in the orchard of Swin: failed in exemplying his conceptions, we know not which. THE WONDER, HENRY IV. and THE STRANGER; the anatomically correct picture of what he described himself where his appearance was unpolished, his delivery of the latter, as the bills aver, for Mr. Charles Kemble's benefit to be.

text vulgar, and his whole 'demeanour utterly irrecon. We rejoice to perceive the bugbear fashion, at length, " Ay, marry, now my soul hath elbow room ; cileable with the manners and accomplishments of that fairly overcome, and surrendering at discretion. “Time It would not out at windows, nor at doors.

pink of genteelity and wit he should huve been. An apt was, when the brains were out," that the great amongst There is so hot a summer in my bosom,

scholar would have profited, we should think, from coming the little great could only visit the Theatre on certain high That all my bowels crumble

to dust,

so closely in contact with the graceful negligence and bon nights, whatever might be the attraction : as for ex. I am a scribbled form, drawn with a pen

dignified ease of Mr. Charles Kenble. ample, supposing Monday, a fashionable, and Tuesday, Upon a parchment ; and against this fire

Mr Charles Kemble's second performance of Falstaff an unfashionable evening; Tom THUMB on the one, Do I shrink up."

has confirmed our opinion of its decided inferiority to would secure the attendance of more box beaux and belles, “And none of you will bid the winter come,

Dowton's. The part, as played by Mr. Kemble, is a most than King Lear, cast ever so strongly, on the other. This To thrust his icy fingers in my maw;

herculean task, and we will not, therefore, detract from same fashion is a most capricious and preposterous thing Nor let my kingdom's rivers take their course

the merit of so much labour by descending to particu. in general, but more particularly so, when foolishly suf? Through my burn'd bosom; nor en treat the north larize its demerits : indeed, we have not space, were we fered to affect taste and common sense. Who would not To make his bleak winds kiss my parched lips,

even so inclined. Mr. Vandenhoff's Hotspur was wont blush to prefer the symmetry of the crook'd back tyrant" And comfort me with cold."

to be considered one of his very happiest efforts. He has, to that of the Apollo Belvidere ? and yet, such is the thing's Faulconbridge ranks with Shakspeare's inimitable of late, however, «ffected so much in character of a bigher influence, were a strife for pre-eminence to occur, and sketches of Hotspur and Mercutio, characters of which he order, that it cannot now be thus designated. It is, not fashion award the palm to Richard, the decision would be appears to have been more than ordinarily enamoured. In withstanding, a finely sketched portrait, with a freshness, received as “ proof of holy writ."

Mr. Charles Remble, the brave blunt wit has an admira- dash, and vigour about it strikingly characteristic and “New customs,

ble representative. He is an intrepid braggart, an abrupt effective. Mrs. Vandenhoft presented a fine picture, jo Though they be never so ridiculous,

audacious spirit, whose every look and act proclaim “ his costume and appearance, of 'Lady Percy; as indeed she Nay, let them be unmanly yet are follow'd."

high descent, nor shame his noble lineage;" one would did of Lady Blanch, in King John; and we were much King John is not, by any means, one of Shakspeare's swear, intuitively, that he was of the lion hearted race. pleased at the testimony borne by the audience, on her happiest acting tragerlies; for although there are in it, as There is no withstanding, his merciless raillery, and the entrance, of their good opinion. We must say this lady in all he erer wrote, innumerable passages of great and cool sarcastic contempt with which lie perpetually taunts always evinces great taste in dressing her parts, and there varied beauty, it lacks the stimulating action of both mind the Duke of Austria, is positively beyond all durance: his is also a respectful modesty in her deporiment very pre. and body, which are necessary to keep alive and who'ly notable brother Robert, too, comes in for a good handsome possessing. 'On acknowledging the salutation of the auabsorb the attention of an audience. There is an inactive share of the mad-cap” illegitimate's terrible witticisms. dience on the evenings in question, there was a timidity sameness in the characters that cloys; a deal of sound Nothing could exceed the free impudent unconcern of Mr. observable quite in keeping with her assumed character. and fury, signifying nothing." One's ears are ever and Kemble's bearing throughout the first act; the piquant air, We had prepared some remarks on the enactment of anon" dinnd with the shrill clamour of some two or three particularly, of bold indifference with which he interrupted “ The Wonder," as well as on that of “ The Stranger," discordant trumpets, whose brazen tongues proclaim the his brother's appeal to the King

which, for want of room, have been reluctantly withdrawn approach of kingly imbccility and craft, and forth with in. “ Well, Sir, by this you cannot get my land;

THE COUNCIL OF TEN. produce to us the vapouring of two "sceptered bullies;" Your tale must be how he employ'd my mother,"

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The Beauties of Chess. | possibility of being mistaken, here in the outset give the cried out to her husband, in a voice of despair, to sacrifice

corresponding number and figure for the whole of the his castle, and save his wife.

pieces and pawns as they stand in their respective places The mode of play is as follows:* Ludimus cfigiem belli"............ VIDA. at the commencement of a game:

WHITE.

Castle........A-8+ King.............A-8 King's square is

E 2

EI-King's Pawn's The white to move, and give check-mate in two moves.

Pawn ........, C-7+ Mate by discovery.
Queen's

DI—Queen's Pawn's
King's Bishop's F1-K.'s B.'s Pawn's F 2 THE FOLLOWING IS A POETICAL VERSION OF THE ABOVE STORY.
Queen's Bishop's C 1 -Q.'s B.'s Pawn's C2

Where the stream of Solofrena
Black.
King's Knight's G1- -K.'s. K.'s Pawn's G 2

Winds along the silent vale;
Queen's Knight's B1 -Qi's K.'s Pawn's

B 2

Where the palm-trees softly murmur,
V - 5 а я а он
King's Castle's HI-K.'s P's Pawn's H2

Waving to the gentle gale,
Queen's Castle's A1-Q.'s Cast.'s Pawn's A 2

By the myrtle-woven windows
BLACK.

Of an old romantic seat,
King's square is

- King's Pawn's

E 7

Sat, at Chess, two noble Persians,
Queen's
D1-Q.'s Pawn's

Shelter'd from the scorching heat.
King's Bishop's
F1 -K.'s Bishop's F7

Here, with beating breast, Alcanzor
Queen's Bishop's C1 -Q.'s Bishop's

C7

View'd the deep eventful play,
King's Knight's G1

-King's K.'s

G7

There, with black o'er-arching eye-brows, Queen's Knight's B1-Q.'s K.'s

B7

Sat the Caliph, Mahmed-Bey.
King's Castle's H1K.'s Castle's

H7

But with wary eye the Persian
Queen's Castle's A1-Q.'s Castle's A7

Marks each passion of the heart;
Nothing can be more simple or easy to read off than this

And the gallant, brave Alcanzor
mode; and in order to render our tablet somewhat more

Yields, a victim to his art. picturesque than it was formerly, we have shaded the alter.

Soon his ancient store of treasures, nate squares.

Soon his wealth and wide domain, Those readers who intend to accompany us regularly Soon the glories of his fathers, through the intended series, would do well to mark their

Fall,—the crafty Caliph's gain. chess-boards, with figures and letters corresponding to

Now he maddens as the lion ogrs. This will be very easily done without disfiguring

Raging thro' the desert grove; the board, simply by pasting, on its side, a slip of writing

Now with desp'rate oath he pledges
A B C D E F G H paper, on which the letters and figures may be written.

Zaida's beauties, Zaida's love,
It is our intention to commence the series of check mates

Mehmed-Bey the offer seizes,
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or choice situations next week. The game we have now

Triumph glistens in his eyes :

Ah! rash youth, that thou had'st never Many of our readers will recollect the series of check selected is merely given by way of introduction, to ac

Dar'd to risk so fair a prize! mates and problems which have appeared in the former custom our chess friends to the method of reading the

For impending ruin threatens numbers of the Kaleidoscope, and they will perceive that board; and also an account of the interesting little story,

To devote thy hapless love :we have made several material alterations for the better in verse, which is attached to it by way of illustration.

But! what piercing accents issue in the appearance of our tablet, and also in the mode of This story is introduced in the following manner:

From the lattic'd height above? reading it with facility. In our former tablets, there were “ Two Persians bad engaged in such deep play, that

'Tis the beautious Zaida crying figures along to the top and bottom lines, as well as along the whole fortune of one of them was gained by his oppo.

Half distracted—"Oh! my life, the sides. In place of this arrangement, we now have the nent. He who played the white was the ruined man; top and bottom lines marked with the letters A B C, &c. and, made desperate by his loss, offered his favourite wife

To thy foe concede thy castle,

And from death preserve thy wife." retaining the figures along the sides. This will entirely as his last stake. The game is carried on until he would obviate any difficulty in finding the exact square indicated. have been check-mated by his adversary's next move. The Although it is almost superfluous, we shall, to prevent the lady, who had observed the game from a window above,

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Music.

We have in store several original pieces of music, ready for publication, including a song by Mr. Tilley, of London, and a waltz by Mr. Walker, of Liverpool. Until, however, we receive some further

accession to our stock of musical types, we cannot publish either of these pieces, which are too long for our present assortment. We musi therefore confine ourselves for a while to short pieces, like the subjoined, which has been lately introduced into the Harmonicon from

Dr. Burney's works.

It is the composition of the celebrated painter, Salvator Rosa, who has left many pieces on record, to show that his genius was of a most extraordinary and versatile kind.-Edit. Kal.

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Miscelianies. .

The Housewife.

side. Ear-rings and bracelets of diamonds. A necklace

à l'Egyptienne, formning a serpent of gold, with the tail LORD BYRON.

in its mouth; the eyes of the reptile of brilliants. Regal "Housekeeping and husbandry, if it be good,

mandle cloak of celestial blue gros de Noples, finished The wife, too, must husband as well as the man,

beautifully, with cape and trimming of swan's down; the (From the reports now in circulation, presuming to ex

Or farizal thy husbandry, do what thou can."

cloak fastened with silver chain, cordon, and tassels. plain the cause of Lord Byron's separation from his Lady, we copy, from the Examiner, the following coup de grace dyspeptic people is that which is tough, acescent, oily, and

On Indigestion. The food which should be avoided by White satin sandal slippers. domestic libels, and to all the dupes of editors who have mucilaginous. The flesh of full.grown animals is more

Scientific Records. no more sense and good feeling than to give insertion

to healthful than that of young, except beef. Fish is not such trash as hab disgraced the press on this subject. To casy of digestion, nor is it so nutritive as is generally [Comprehending Notices of new Discoveries or Improve. those who, with pretended regrets, have added their per- moderation. Soft bread is not so good as scale, or biscuit

.

ments in Science or Art; including, occasionally, sinsonal knowledge of such transactions, we leave to their Fresh vegetables, from

their tendency to ferment, are bad;

gular Medical Cases; Astronomical, Mechanical, Phi.

losophical, Botanical, Meteorological, and Mineralogical own feelings after learning the truth.]

and so are home-made wines. Cold fruits are bad, par- Phenomena, or singular Facts in Natural History :

ticularly the mellon. Grapes, strawberries, gooseberries, Vegetation, &c.; Antiquities, &c.; List of Patents ;Serera) London journals, who love gossip better than and currants, are the wholesomest. Turtle, inock-turtle, to be continued in a series through the Volume. truth, and who care not how absurd and impertinent a and all other soups, as well as fat, cheese, milk, butter, story is, provided it administers to the rage of tattling &c. should be scrupulously avoided. Plum-pudding,

FILTERING MACHINES. about eminent persons, have copied from a Dublin paper dumplings, and all boiled flour, is poison to dyspeptic a pretended statement of the cause of the separation be- people. Drink should not be taken at meals, unless thirst

TO TIJE EDITOR.

ITOR. tween Lord and Lady Byron, with very minute particu- calls for it: much fluid dilutes the gastric juices too much, lars. The writer of this fabrication rejects, with consi- and weakens their power. This is the reason that tea is SIR,–Our scientific townsman, Dr. Traill, in a late derable ostentation of liberality, the filthy scandals with so injurious, for many take three, four, and five cups at a lecture, took occasion to allude to the filtering machines which this country once teemed respecting that event; but meal. Cider, when it is really good, is a wholesome

ommonly used to purify water, and noticed one, which, still makes Mrs. Mardyn (the actress) the heroine of his drink. As a grand rule, eating moderately should be obtale. He relates, how that lady once called on Lord served, and not so often as people imagine; three or four from the simple method of constructing it, would be found Byron upon theatrical affairs-how she was shown into hours at least should pass between meals.-Medical Ad- extremely useful in country places. I have endeavoured hís library-how a shower of rain came on and detained viser.

in the enclosed sketch, to describe it, and if you consider it her there-how Lord Byron would have sent her home in his carriage, but was baffled by orders given to the ser.

Preserving Eggs.-In 1820, a tradesman of Paris asked of sufficient importance to give it insertion in the Kalela vants from Lady B., who by this time had worked herself permission of the Prefect of police to sell, in the market, doscope, it is much at your service. It is, I believe, the into a jealous passion-how dinner-time came, and Lord eggs that had been preserved a year in composition, of invention of a French chemist, whose name I am unatByrou introduced Mrs. Mardyninto thedining-room—what which he kept the secret. More than 30,000 of these eggs quainted with, but think its usefulness well entitles it to mutual reproaches were uttered—and how the affair ended were sold in the open market without any complaint being

publicity.

Yours, &c. by her ladyship's being whirled from the house, ** for made, or any notice taken of them, when the Board of

Great George-square.
Health thought proper to examine them. They were

C.R. ever,” in the very carriage which had been prepared for found to be perfectly fresh, and could only be distinguishMrs. Mardyn!

All this has so much the air of a “domestic tale” from ed from others by a pulverous stratum of carbonate of the Minerva press, that it could hardly gain credit except induced him to make a series of experiments, which ended

lime, remarked by M. Cadet to be on the egg.shell. This easily supposed by others to have some foundation in truth in his discovering that they were preserved in highly

to be a loose or embellished version of a real occurrence; saturated lime-water. M. Cadet suggests adding a little the more so, as it would seem to be a liberal and moderate saturated muriate of lime, but gives no reason. They account of an affair which some years ago was the subject in boiling water, and then keeping them well dried in fine

may also be preserved by immersing them twenty seconds of general rumour and (we are ashamed to add) of very sifted ashes ; but this will give them a greyish green extended credit.

For these reasons, it may be as well to state, that this colour. The method of preserving them in lime-water pretended narrative is, from beginning to end, a pure fic has been long the practice of Italy, they may be kept

b tion. We take this opportunity to add, upon the

authority thus for two years. This useful mode is well known in of the illustrious Poet's nearest friends, that Lord Byron, many parts of England, and cannot be too much recom

mended.-Mechanic's Magazine.
so far from being acquainted with Mrs. Mardyn, never
spoke to her in his life.

This is one of the most curious and instructive examples Fashions for July.
of the operation of scandal that was ever heard of. "No
sooner was it known, that Lord and Lady Byron had se.

EVENING DRESS.-Polish robe of lilac gros de Naples ; parated, than the town rung with reports respecting the the

petticoat enriched at the border with a full and broad cause. Considering the suddenness of the event, the high puckering of crape of the same colour, on which are laid rank of his Lordship both in society and in literature, and flowers of lilac satin, representing

the Iris, or purple fleur

The dotted lines A and B are divisions on the cask per the excessive fordness of the Great” for mangling each de lis. The tunique part of à la Polonaise, trimmed with forated with holes, and between them is a bed of roug other's characters, this was natural enough. But then the three rows of bias folds, each fold headed by a narrow rou- sand or pebbles, through which the water filters itself un particulars invented! The falsehood and malice are really leau. The sleeves short and full, and ornamented on the til it comes to the space C, from whence a passage or pipe a lady who had no more to do with it than the Queen of made plain, with Buffont drapery of lilac crape, at the buse, D, conveys it to the cock.

By this means a large quantity of water may be purifie between whom and the Noble Author there was not the near to the hollow of each arm by a white fleur de lis. A in a short time, and much better than it will be by th shadow of evidence. Yet never was a rumour more gene- lilac belt, with narrow white blond on each side, simply common filtering machine. ral-never was one connected with more disgusting parti- encircling the waist, in which belt is stuck a fan, with the culars, differing indeed from each other, but all alike outside sticks exquisitely wrought in filigree gold. A odious and improbable. The sensitive Poet, disgusted drapery of lilac gauze and silver lama, beautifully twisted with the readiness with which the public swallowed this round the hair, with a rosette on the left side, the ends

(From the Philosophical Magazine for June] nauseous trash, would not condescend to refute it. Mrs. lightly fringed with silver. Ear-rings and necklace of Mardyn, whose professional hopes were on the point of amethysts or rubies, set in gold. Bracelets

of gold filigree, To John Dickinson of Nash Mill, in the parish being blasted for ever, explicity contradicted it in the worn over the gloves, and fastened with one large ruby of Abbotts Langley, Hertford, Esq. for his method of cuttir journals, and declared what we just now repeated.--viz, amethyst, to suit the necklace and ear-rings. White satin cards by means of machinery,

and also a process for a that she had never seen Lord Byron except in public, and sandal slippers.

plying paste or other adhesive matter to paper, and i had never once spoken to him.

BALL DRESS, OR GRAND FULL DRESS PARTY sticking paper together with paste or other adhesive matte

COSTUME.-Dress of tulle over white satin, with double by means of machinery applicable to such purposes. The calumny has continued current ever since among that rouleaux stripes of satin, in bias down the skirt. Border Dated 20th May, 1824.-—6 months allowed to enrol spe numerous

body who take things on trust, and it now dies consisting of a broad puckering of tulle or gauze, on which fication. only with its object. We have heard persons in decent are laid large leaves of satin edged by rouleaux, and in To James Cook, of Birmingham, Warwickshire, gr society—persons otherwise well informed

and well dis- the centre of each a blue flower two rouleaux of satin maker, for certain improvements in the method of maki posed, repeat this baseless slander as if it was acknowledg. above this border, on which are full and spiral bouquets, and constructing locks for guns, pistols, and other fi ed matter of fact! This little history may teach us two richly clustered, of the convolvolus. Corsage of white arms -- 20th May.-6 months. things:---first, not to put faith in reports, bowever

positive satin, trimmed across with blond. The hair dressed short To Thomas Marsh, of Charlotte-street, Portland-pla and general, of alleged transactions in private families; at the ears, and arranged on each side of the face in Middlesex, saddler and harness-maker, for an impro secondly, not to believe a man guilty, because he does not clustered curis, and at the summit of the head, inclining ment in the art of making saddles.--20th May.—2 mont

To Benjanin Black, of South Molton-street, in collect, that he may feel too great a scorn for the illiberal mented with a diadem of pearls and precious gems, and parish of St. George, Hanover-square, Middlesex, lan and scandal-loving weakness or those who can credit things the hair elegantly entwined with a drapery of celestial manufacturer, for his improvement on carriage-lamps so odious against him.

blue gauze, and å plumage of white feathers on the left! 25th May.-6 months.

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LIST OF NEW PATENTS.

19

To Joseph Wells, of Manchester, Lancashire, silk and set W. S. 11h. 37.n. still in the constellation Virgo. Ju-

Chit Chat.

carton manufacturer, for his machine for dressing and stif. piter is too near the Sun to be visible; his situation is 8°

fering and drying of cotton and linen warps, or any other to the southward of Pollux sil. Saturn, midway between

Sir Thomus More's Head.- A few days since, in making

#arps that may require it, at the same time the looin is Aldebaran and Pleiades, in Taurus, rises N. E. by E. 4 E. some necessary repairs in St. Dunstan's Church, Canter-

working, either with the motion of the loom or other ma- 13h. 364. The Georgian, in the head of Sagitarius, rises bury, a box was found, containing the head of the great

chicay.-25th May.-6 months.

S. E. E. Sh. 22m. and passes the meridian 12h. 17m. Lord Chancellor of England, who was condemned to the

To James Holland, of Fence House, in the parish of On tie 10.1, at bh. this planet and the Moon will be in block by that ruthless King, llenry VIII. for refusing to

Aston, Yorkshire, shoemaker, for certain improvements

in conjunction, invisible to us; but at 10h, the Moon will be take the oath of supremacy to that self-willed monarch.

the manufacture of boots and shoes.-31st May.—2 months. rather more than 1° to the left, and nearly the same dis. The head, with the exception of the teeth, was much de-

To John Heathcoat, of l'iverton, Devonshire, lace iance above the Georgian. At the commencement of the cayed; and the sacred remains have been restored to their

manufacturer, for certain improvements in the methods of month, at 10h. Som. the constellations on the meridian are resting place. Our readers are aware that Sir Thomas

preparing and waufacturing silk for weaving and other Hercules, Serpentarius, Ophiucus (the two u 52e above the was beheaded on the 6th of July, 1585, in the 53d year of

purposes 15th June.-6 months.

horizon) and the head of Draco in the zenith, or perpen. his age ; but they are not, perhaps, equally aware, that

To Wikain Ainsworth Jurup, of Middlewich, Cheshire, dicularly above us; Georgian S.S. L. 1 E.; Mars W.S.W.; after the execution, though the body was buried in the

sale proprietor, and William Court, of Manor Hall, Che. Antares, in Scorpio, S. by W.; W.; Capricornus S. E.; church of St. Peter in the Tower, and afterwards in Chel.

sivire, Lsy, for their iniproved method of manufacturing Aquarius rising

E.S. E.; the tive triangular stars in the sea church, where it now lies, yet his head was set on a

To Richard Hooton, of the Aqueduct Iron-works, Bir- by E.J., Perseus N. X. E. ; 21.d above these last are Cas- bought by his daughter Margaret, wife of Jolin Roper,

mingham, Warwickshire, iron-manufacturer, for certain siopcia and Cepheus. On the both, at 15h. 25m. 176. the Esq. (a distinguished family long resident in the parish of

improvements in quanufacturing wrought iron.--15th June. shadow of the Earth will fall on the Moon's southern limb, St. 'Dunstan's.) 118 daughier

preserved the head in a

- months.

To William Harwood Horrocks, of Stockwort, Cheshire, us, and the Moon will sti eclipsed al 16h. 2m. 'In South, in the wall, on the south side of tire church, where it was

and produce a small eclipse, which will be partly visible to box, with niuch devotion, and placed it in a vauli, partly

estuia-mazufacturer, for his new apparatus in giving ten and part of North America, ou the western coast of Africa, recently discovered, and very near to her own tomb. The

en to the warp in looms.-15th June.--6 months. and in the Atlantic Oceans, it will be visible during its south chancel of the church is called the Roper chancel;

To Robert Garbutt, of the town of Kingston upon: whole continuance. The Moon will pass in its zenith

over and there hung the helmet und surcoat, with the arms of

Hal, merchant, for his apparatus for the more convenient South America, nearly in the parallel of Rio Janeiro. At Sir Thomas More on it. Hume says of this interesting

filing of papers and other articles, and protecting the same the close of the month three of the planetary bodies would character :-" That when Sir Thomas More was mounting

from dust or damage, including improvements on or ad- display peculiarly interesting and beautiful appearances, the scaffold, he said to one, • Friend, help me up, and

dinwas to the files in common use.—15th June. i months. was it possible to see them. On the 25th day, Mercury, when I come down again, let me shift for myself.' The

To diam !!arrington, of Crosshaven, in the county Venus, and the

Sun and Moon, will come to the meridian executioner asking him forgiveness, be granted the re-

of Cork. Esq. for his improved raft for transporting timn. ncarly at the saine time; and Jupiter will be only go to the quest,

but told him, " You

will never get credit by behead-

bet.— 15th June.—5 months.

right hand, or westward, forming an assemblage of bril ing me, my neck is so short.' Then laying his head on

To Charles Chubb, oi Portsea, Hampshire, ironmonger, liant orbs, which rarely meet within a similar space. Mars the block, the bade the executioner stay till

' he put aside

far his improvement in the construction of locks.-15th will pass the meridian at 5h. 3m. and set W. by S. s. his beard: For," said he, 'it never committed treason.'”

Jane.—2 months.

101. 20m. This planet will be in conjunction with Spica Kent Herald.

To Benjamin Ayer Day, of Birmingham, Warwickshire, Virginis on the 23d day. Saturn will rise N. E. by E.
fire-screen maker, for certain improvements in the manu- 12h. 8in. The Georgian rises S. E. E. Gh. 40m. and Ignorant Naïveté.--An old officer had lost an eye in
facturing of drawer, door, and lock knobs, and knobs of passes meridian 19h. 34m. On this evening, at 10h. 30m. the wars, and supplied it with a glass one, which he always
every description.-15th June.—2 months.

the Georgian will be the only planet above the horizon ; took out when he went to bed. Being at an inn, he took
To John MacCurdy, of New York, United States of Sagittarius, Lyra, and that part ot Corona Australis visible out this eye, and gave it to the simple wench who attended,

America, but now of Snow-hill, London, Esq. who, in to our latitude, on the meridian; Aries rising E. N. E. desiring ber 19 lay it on the table. The maid afterwards

consequence of a compunication made to him by a certain

forager residing abroad, is in possession of an improved

Phases of the Moon.

still waiting and staring, " What dost wait for ?" said

DFirst Quarter..

method of generating steam.-15th June.-months.

3d. 2h. 31m. the officer. Only for the other eye, Sir."

( Full Moon

.10 16

To Philip Taylor, of the City Road, Middlesex, en-

gineer, for certain improvements in apparatus for produc.

(Last Quarter

18 19 56

ing gas from various substances.--15th June.-6 months. New Moon

19 9

advertisements.

To John Gibson, woollen-draper and hatter, in Glasgow,
for his manufacturing or making of an elastic fabric from

EXTRACTING POISON.
whalebone, and the manufacturing, or making of elastic

A case recently occurred in Dublin, in which the timely This day is published, in 3 vols. 12mo. priee 21s. boards.

TRIALS; a Tale.-By the Author of the Favourite

fasties from whalebone, hemp, and other materials

com application of Sir Astley Cooper's apparatus for withdraw.

of Nature," &c. &c.

bined, suitable for making into elastic frames or bodies iug poison from the stomach, has been attended with the

" To man in this his trial state,
for bats, caps, and bonnets, and for other purposes, and also most perfect and gratifying success. Same days ago, Mr.

The privilege is given,
the manufacturing or making of such elastic frames or Office, finding himself indisposed, took from a small me-
Russel, a gentleman who holds a situation in the Ordnance

When tost by tides of human fate,
bodies from the same materials by the mode of plaiting.-dicine chest, & dose, as he supposed, of Epsom salts, which

To anchor fast on heaven."-Watts,

Printed for G. & W. B. Whittaker, Ave Maria-lane, London.
15th June.- months.

“These volumes display much discrimination of character,
To William Bailey, the younger, of Lane End, Stafford he dissolved in warm water, and swallowed. Surprised at and much that rendersa novel both an using and instructive."
shire Potteries, manufacturer and ornamenter of lustre experiencing a sudden feeling of pain and inflammation,
ware, for bis improved gas consumer for the more effectue he was induced to examine the paper from whence he had of its being useful and agreeable.”Lit. Gazetle, víay 1, 1824.
ally consuming the smoke arising from gas burners or taken a large dose of salt petre. A messenger was hastily
taken it; and, to his great alarm, found that he had

2. The FAVOURITE OF NATURE, in 3 vols. third edition, 215.
lamps. 15th June.- 2 months.

3. OSMOND; a Tale, in 3 vols. second edition, 21s.
despatched for Surgeon Ferrall, of Bachelor's Walk, who
EVENING AMUSEMENTS FOR JULY. immediately attended ; and, by a prompt application of this day is published, in 8vo, with a large Map, price 128. bds

of astronomy is the simple method which it presents for mach were, in about a minute and a half, transferred into tional character, &c. in Greece

. By EDWARD BLAQUIÉRE,

One of the greatest advantages derived from the science the apparatus in question,

the whole contents of the sto: THE GREEK REVOLUTION : its origin and Pro-

firding the longitude of any place, either at sea or on land. a basin. The operation was unattended with pain or difti. Esq. Author ore". An Historical Review of the Spanish

Revo-

The Sun's apparent motion round the Earth, from east to culty, and so completely successful, that, in little more luton," &c. &c.

Wist, is over an arch of 15° of the equator, in one hour of than an hour, Mr. Russel was pronounced out of danger. Printed for G.and W.B.Whittaker, Ave Maria-lane, London.

"Mr.Blaquiere's Book is written with great fervuur on the

tine, consequently all places to the cast ward of the fixed

side which he has espoused, and on behalf of which he has

Meridian (Greenwich) will have noon earlier, or, if to the

Che Fireside.

shown hiinself so indefatigable an agent. That he should be

Festward, later, according to the number of degrees of

partial is natural; but we think that every discriminating

longitude east or west. Thus a ship at sea finds, at noon, in order to employ one part of this life in serious and important --Literary Gazette, atay 22, 1824.

reader may be able to reap much information from his work."

that a chronometer, set and calculated for Greenwich time, occupations, it is necessary to spend another in mere amuse-

Also, by the same author,

is three hours past noon, or three o'clock. It immediately

JOHN LOCKE.

An Historical Review of the SPANISH REVOLUTION, in one

follows that the ship is in 45° west longitude, because the There is a time to laugh and a time to weep."-SOLOMON.

thick volume, 8vo, with a Nap, price 188. boards.

San pisses over 45° in three hours of time; and the time

by die watch being greater than the time at ship, likewise

VIVE LA BAGATELLE.

This day is published, by G. and W. B. Whittaker, Ave Maria-

points out the longitude to be west, for the Sun must have

lane, London, Pant II. of

prised the meridian of Greenwich three hours earlier than PUZZLES.We have this week begun to avail our. in conformity with its organization, by the BARON

at the ship. In the same manner, if it was three o'clock selves of the manuscript collection of puzzles obligingly CUVIER, Member of the Institute and Academy of France,

2: the ship, and noon by chronometer, the longitude would lent to us, some time ago, by one of our fair readers at the Museum of Natural llistory at Paris, and other. Public

be 45 degrees east, for the Sun would have passed the me-

Chester.

Collections, with large additional descriptions of all the spe-

ridian of the ship three hours before it arrived at the me-

eies hitherto named, and of many not before noticed, and
ridian of Greenwich. There are several other methods of

1. Why is an axe like coffee ?

other original matter, by the Translators. Translated by
finding the longitude, of which we shall speak in future 2. Why is sealing.wax like a soldier ?

EDWARD GRIFFITHS, F.L. S. and others. In demy 4to.
burbers-On the 1st day Mercury rises N. E. by E. 14h.

3-A REBUS.

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Three-fifths of one-fourth of three.fifths of five score,
3en.; and at 15h. will be N. E. by E. & E. 3° to the

In royal 8vo. with the Plates carefully co-

loured, 24s. or plain, 18s. In demy 8vo. plain, 128.
right of the 8, or the tip of the Bull's lower horn, and
One-third of two sixes divided by four,

*** The two former Editions having been printed at the
Half of two-thirds of six more than five threes,

particular request of many of the Subscribers, who were de-
about 40 above the horizon. Venus will rise 9m, after-

Three-fourths of eight dozen, add eight if you please ;

sirous of having a larger size, and the First Number having been
Ward (and 36m. before the Sun) N. E. 4. E. Dearlv in con.

The initials of each if you join you will spy

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the same for either of the two former ones, by application te
their own Booksellers or the Publishers.

Also, by the same Author,

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