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way, than involved it, so that there fathers, one the master, the other the is no hope of discovering a glimpse servant, whose sons have married of light by any effort to follow his unknown to them, and who mistake track in the labyrinth. For the respectively their daughters-in-law, reason already stated, namely, the each supposing the other to be his unpretending nature of dramas of


Hence arise a number of this description, we refrain from diverting blunders and many opentering into any particular exami- portunities for equivoque, in which nation of the style. There are some the dialogue abounds. Old Porlaughable hits interspersed through celain, the master, was performed

, the dialogue, and some passages that by Minour for which he is

. Terry, in that style of must rank under the head of clap dry traps ; and it is to these circumstances markable.Delph, the servant, was .combined with such talents as Messrs. Mr. Liston's character, and he gave Liston, Terry, Jones, &c. are known it all the force of the broadest to possess, that we must ascribe the comedy ; nor was Mr. Oxberry besuccess which has hitherto attended hind hand, in exhibiting the ridiculits representations. The music, too, ous peculiarities of his love-smitten anust come in for some share of the son. Upon the whole, it was adcredit, though it did not strike

us mirably

, got up. In this, as in the as containing many original pas- former instance, the author was consages. It was agreeable, however, siderably indebted to the performers, and sometimes even impressive. It who exerted themselves with the most therefore, deserves to be commended, anxious perseverance. It still conespecially when we consider that mu- tinues to reward their labours, by sie furnishes a greater number of attracting the applause and laughter instances in which plagiarism, and of successive audiences. We may clumsy plagiarism too, can be esta-" notice the favourable reception of blished, than either of the sister arts, this little Piece, as a strong instance where the charge, though more fre- of the importance of situation. Noquent, is less tenable. Another novelty, produced on the composition. Not one of the

thing can be more meagre than the same boards, was à farce entitled 'racters has a single witty or humorFamily Jars. One would expect ous expression to deliver ; but the from the title, that it abounded in awkward predicament in which every those smart duets between some mar- one is placed, prepares the audience ried pair, which the wits of all coun. to laugh at the most vapid peculiaritries, whether in candour or in 'ma. ties which bear the slightest referlevolence, concur in enumerating ence to their condition. There is among the indulgences of the injury, and, perhaps, only one, state. But the author, under con- resulting from the success sideration, presents us not with Pieces. It has a tendency to quarrels and bickerings, but with firm the Managers in a notion, to adventures and mistakes. The plot, which they seem more than sufficiwbich is simple and perspicuous, has ' ently inclined already, the notion also the advantage of possessing that stage effect is a matter not only some good comic situations, and in distinct from, but in many instances those two points sconsists the whole opposed to, the graces of literary merit of this amusing trifle. With- composition. There needs but a out entering vinto particulars we small may describe the story as growing judice adition to this barbarous preout of the tembarrassment of two and diction altogether from the stage,

19.91198 110 4 verš 19b 0 4T ENGLISH OPERA HOUSE, Nothing worthy of remark has produced as an Opera, in five acts, taken place at this Theatre during is, at length, metamorphosed into the last month, but the contrivances

an Opera of two acts. This is cutadopted to render the Opera of Gil ting and slashing with a vengeance. Blas attractive. We gave, (in our -It must be confessed, at the same last Number, an account of the Piece time, that the general effect has been itself, but our readers will learn with much improved by this extensive surprise, that what was originally curtailment.

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Mr. Colman's Opera of Incle enthusiasm which belong to the part, in a manner which reflected much delightful voice and playful inanner credit on the strength of the Com-' to the manifest satisfaction of the pany. Mr. 'Bartley, sustained the audience; and Mr.Wilkinson's grave

part of Governor of Barbadoes with humour enabled him to moralize, as be considerable talent. His spirited re- the servant of Incle, with appropriate Ti proach of the sordid Incle was, if not simplicity. The house seems to in

the very best, one of the best efforts crease in popularity, and is likely to we remember to have witnessed from advance in public estimation, as the this gentleman. Miss Kelly's Yarico talents of the Company become betwas full of that mild tenderness and ter known.



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M. Faucillon, the Editor of the Jouri The Sieur Maillard, condemned to nal du Commerce, to one year's impri-, death by a Council of War, has been sonment, and a fine of 5,000 francs; executed at Bayonne, according to M. Legracieux, the Editor of the

, his sentence. As he marched to the Courier Français, to six months', place of execution, he sang, Mourir imprisonment, and a fine of 3,000 pour sa patrie est le sort le plus beau, francs; M. Cassano, the Editor ofir le plus digne d'envie. He died with the Pilote, to one month's imprison-, great firmness. General Berton, ment, and a fine of 1,000 francs. The Caffé, Sangé, H. Fradin, and Sene- four journals are also forbidden storu chaust

, have been sentenced to death publish any reports of judicial pros! and executed: all the others were ceedings--the two former for the

, found guilty of not revealing the space of a year; the third for sixy plot, and sentenced to various terms months ; and the last for three

; of imprisonment. Berton was a man months; and they are condemned of strong nerves and coarse mind, in costs. This proceeding was in and always remarked for a cynical stituted under the new law against turn. He was distinguished as a the Press, passed in March last. {1*.0;} most active partizan in the peninsu

mei lar war; a kind of European Buc

SPAIN, -a man of brute courage, General Quiroga has been ap« * impenetrable sang-froid, and had a pointed to the command of Galicia ; ! total disregard of consequences. General Vives to Old Castile; and

On the 12th instant, the Assize other tried patriots to two other Court of Paris was occupied with provinces. General Morillo has reiz the case of four newspapers-the signed the command of the First Constitutionnel, Courier Français, District, and has been succeeded by Pilote, and Journal du Commerce, General Copons. M. Casa - Irujo, charged by the Advocate - General the Spanish Minister at the Court of with infidelity and bad faith in their France, has been recalled, and the reports of the proceedings on the Duke de San Lorenzo is to be his trial of the Rochelle Conspiracy.

Since the unsuccessful. + On the part of the Advocate-General, insurrection of the Royal Guards, no proofs were adduced of the in- on the 7th July, the Archbishop of correctness of the reports. His De Saragossa, the Bishops of Malagar puty contended, that as the Attorney and of Ceuta, have been sentenced General was part of the Court, his to banishment. The Duke del In

declaration that the passage fantado has been banished to the was incorrect and malicious, was Canaries ; the Marquis de las Amal? sufficient. The Counsel for the jour , rillas to Ibiza, and the Count nals offered to bring witnesses to d'Espiletta to Seville The King, prove that the reports were correct. by the express desire of his MinisThe Court refused to hear any wit ters, has ordered the Convocation of nesses, and sentenced M. Guise, the the Extraordinary Cortes for the Editor of the Constitutionnel, and 25th instant (Sept.) General Elio,





well known for his bloody persecu. he is attached to one of the ministers tions of the Patriots of Valencia, bas or in his office; or, if he cannot do suffered death by the garote. Several that, he must prove that he is under of the provinces are still in a dis- the special protection of one of the turbed state, although the issue of great powers. the insurrection of the King's

Guard has depressed the hopes of the Servile party, and left the friends of the Con- The Emperor set out from Vienna stitution without any fears for the on 'the 7th inst. (Sept.) at eight future.—This confidence has been o'clock in the morning, for Wakersstill further increased by various dorf to receive his august guest the successes, gained by the Constitu- emperor of Russia. At noon the tional troops, under the commands two monarchs entered the city. The of the Empecinado, General Don Emperor Alexander had requested Zarco de Valle, and Col. Tabuenea, that he might not be received with over the Army of the Faith, under ceremony. It appears that the two Quesada, the band of Urango, the emperors will not set out for Italy Insurgents commanded by the Trap before the middle of September: pist, &c. It is said that Quesada, sus- thus the Congress will not open bepected of treachery, was conducted by fore the beginning of October, his own troops, bound hand and foot, to the fort of Iraty, in order to be tried. More than 1000 of the Army Since our last number the news of the Faith, after their defeat, de from this interesting country has serted to the Constitutional forces. been very contradictory, and we have

very little to state that can be relied PORTUGAL.

upon. After the misfortunes of the On the 26th of August, two letters Turkish fleet in the canal of Chio, from the Prince Regent in Brazil to it sailed for Tenedos, pursued by the the King his father were communi- Greeks; and, being found unfit for cated to the Cortes, by order of his longer service, took refuge in the Majesty. In these letters the Prince Dardanelles. The Greeks cut off declared, that he had adhered to what three small, vessels in the chące. the inhabitants Brazil wished, the However victorious the Greeks have greater part of the provinces having been by sea, it appears there is too already recognized him as their per- much reason to believe that they have petual defender, and having made experienced reverses by land, and manifest their desire to proclaim his that Corinth, the key to the Pelopon. Majesty Emperor of the United King- nesus, has fallen into the hands of dom, and himself King of Brazil. the Turks through treachery. These

The Cortes have issued an Address reverses are confirmed by the fact of to the people of Brazil, in which are the Greeks having raiped a levy en set forth the advantages which the masst, since the capture of Corinth. latter will derive from being united A proclamation of the Provisional to Portugal. The Cortes declare, Government, dated Machata, July 19, that the Brazilians will enjoy all the and signed by Prince Maurocordato, blessings of freedom in common with calls

upon all the male Greeks, from the Portugueze; that an authority 16 to 60 years of age, to assemble delegated from the king always re- in arms, and repair to the post of side in Brazil, to prevent the incon- danger in the present crisis of affairs, veniences which might arise from under penalty of the loss of their the distance between the countries; rights of citizenship, and the sale of and that the power and glory of both their

property for the public benefit. can be consulted only by their re- All Greeks, who have taken refuge maining united under one monarchy. in the Ionian Islands, are summoned

to return to the defence of their

country, under the penalties of exGreat preparations of all kinds patriation and confiscation. If, howare making at Verona for the ap- ever, we may believe the latest acproaching Congress. Every stran- counts, these reverses have been sucger, who desires to remain there dur- ceeded by a signal victory gained by ing the Congress, must prove that the Greeks over the Turks, headed



by Char Hadje Ati Pacha, who bravé- of chance medley. If he possesses ty perished lighting at the head of great talents, he may retain it ; if his cavalry. If this news should be he is but an ordinary man, he will confirmed, of which there appears fall beneath the weight of public little doubt, this eruption of the opinion." Other accounts mention Turks into the Peloponesus may end that he had fixed his coronation as fortunately, as well as gloriously, to Emperor of Mexico, for the 24th the cause of the Greeks;

an event that June, and preparations were making must be the ardent wish of every for performing the ceremony with one who prefers civilization to bar- extraordinary magnificence. The barism, and the mild tenets of the whole cost was estimated at a million Christian faith, to the persecuting of dollars, (above $200,000.) The spirit of Mahometanism.

order of the ancient Caziques was to be renewed, and the glories of the

ancestors of Montezuma re-acted. Letters from Brazil up to the 5th The enlightened and liberal part of June give various public declara- the Mexicans, says 'a Charleston pations, issued by the Prince Regent per, will not endure this usurpation and other authorities; from which -the people generally murmur. it appears that the Prince has taken the title of Perpetual Defender of Brazil, that the Brazilians are to A Gazette Extraordinary, pubhave a Cortes of their own, but that lished by the Government of Colomthey will continue to acknowledge bia, announces the receipt of news John VI. as King both of Portugal from the President Bolivar in Quito, and Brazil.

from which it appears that the libe

ration of that kingdom was comThe accounts in the North Ameri- pleted by the surrender of Pastos can papers from Mexico do not an- on the 8th of June, and of the city ticipate a long reign for the new of Quito on the 25th May. A mil. Emperor Iturbide. His election to lion of Americans are thus added to that dignity is described as partly the family of the Republic; and Bolthe result of corruption and partly ivar has acquired fresh glory.




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ENGLAND.-The very sanguine ex- productive districts, our grand depend. pectations held out in our last report ence, the wheat crop, is safely housed, appear to have been most amply veri- and the next article in rank for human fied. The weather has continued suit- subsistence, potatoes, is of equal proable and the most adapted to getting mise with the crop of wheat, both in in the harvest, and indeed to every regard to quantity and quality. Baragricultural purpose, that could even ley, oats, and beans, are good only in be chosen, were it'in our power to some few forward situatiors; in genechoose. This is to speak generally, as ral these crops are considerably below most suitable to the end of a general an average, though much improved by report. The exceptions are, those the showers which succeeded the long heavy rains which, early in the present drought. Oats particularly have sufmonth, inundated a great part of the fered from the smut in many parts. No midland and northern counties, accom

crop has received greater benefit from panied by storms which beat down the the rains apd subsequent warm weather stoutest and best of the corn, render- than the hops, which will nearly double ing the operation of reaping very la- the former expectations. Swedish turborious and expensive, and inducing nips are a failing crop, destroyed althe risk of mildew and smut from un- most entirely by the drought and fly

In all the most mere convertible terms. Much of the Eur. Mag. Vol. 82.

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absorbed moisture.

corn abroad during the rains bas sprout, ceeding season. Last year the prices ed, and they talk of a double crop of were bad enough, but this year the the hops, ripe and unripe. The fallows opening prices for new wheat have not are backward in tilth, and in too many much exceeded the half of what they parts choaked with couch and root were last year. Pinkeye potatoes were weeds; yet, on a general view, the sold in Dublin market for 16d. per cwt. good condition of the lands is wonder- 2s. 6d. per cwt. was the highest price ful, considering the unprecedented dis- for those kinds; which price cannot tress of the country.

noy be obtained. WALES.—The principality has been Cork.—The wheat harvest is saved, blessed with a plentiful harvest, at least and in general the quality excellent. as far as regards the wheat, which is The oat crop in some distriets light, but both a heavy crop and good in quality. every where sound; barley an average Barley, as well as oats,

are pot a heavy crop; the effect on the market is what crop, and generally short in straw. The may be expected; some old wheat has market price of all grain ruinously low: been sold so low as 13s. or 14s. per bar-wheat, 328. to 40s.; barley, 16s. to rel. No price has been fixed for new 228., oats, 128, to 15s. per quarter, at wheat, in consequence of the quantity this period, which usually brings a bet, of old in market. First flour from ter price than when new corn becomes 17s. to 18s. per cwt.; seconds, 138. to fuller to market.

158., and household from 12s, to 14s. SCOTLAND.-Unfavourable reports

per cwt. have been circulated of the deficiency Galway. The weather has contiof the oat and barley crops, but there nued to be so very fine that the fate of is reason to believe they are without the harvest is decided. We shall have foundation. Contrary to expectation, the most abundant one ever rememberthere will still be a tolerable crop of ed, and the quality very superior. Al. turnips, owing to the quantity of rain ready have prices declined exceedingly; which has fallen lately. Potatoes an potatoes are about 2d. per stone, and immense produce, and good in qualitythere is not the least doubt but they

DRELAND. All parts of Ireland par. will fall to one penny. Grain already take of the blessings of an abundant feels a serious depression; that which harvest, and the near prospect of re- sold for 13s. per cwt. a short time since, turning plenty is not more cheering to will scarcely now fetch 8s., and even the fately starving population, than to at this reduced price there is no dethose generous friends of humanity, mand. who so promptly aud munificently af- Armagh. Through a very large porforded the necessary succour in the tion of the north and west parts of the hour of need to the distressed Irish kingdom the crops generally are abunpeasantry. The following accounts dant, and of superior quality, far surmay be considered as a general view of passing the crops of last year. Potathe whole country, although they come toes, wheat, and barley are best in from particular districts,

quality and quantity, and the oats and Dublin. The wheat crop will realize hay, which it was supposed from the the most sanguine expectations with long dryness materially suffered, are regard to bulk and quality. The oats, amply sufficient in quality and quantity although bulky beyond what was 'ex- to afford perfect satisfaction to the pected five or six weeks ago, are com- farmer. plained of by many people as being

We are now storing one of deficient in quality. Farmers do not the richest and most abundant harvest know what to do about their rents, the with which kind Providence has blesschurch cess, and county cess; anded this country during half a century. thousands of them would think them- The potatoe crops of the kingdom are well

most luxuriant ; it is calculated that came and carried away nearly 20 per cent. over what is called all, except a small portion for bread for

an average crop of all kinds will be their families, and for seed in the suc- gathered this season in Ireland: , ;

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