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CORONATION OF ANNE BOLEYN. After which commandment given, they and the maior's last, as they go to Paul's
set forth in order, as hereafter is described : at Christmasse, and in that order they (From Gold and Northouse's “ London Magazine.") First, before maior's barge was a foyste, forrowed down to Greenwich towne, and there
a wafter full of ordinance, in which foyste cast anchor, making great melodie. The following description of the corona- there was a great red dragon, continually three of the clocke, the Queene, apparalled tion of Queen Ann (Ann Bullen) wife of mooving and casting wild fire, and round in rich cloth of gold, entered into her Henry VIII. was written by a person who about the said foyste stood terrible mon- barge, accompanied with divers ladies and lived at that time, and was present thereat. strous and wilde men castinge fire, and gentlewomen, and incontinent the citizens
The King's Highnesse addressed his lec- making a hideous noyse: next after the set forward in their order, the minstrels ters to the maior and commonalitie of Lon- foyste a good distance came the maior's continually playing; and the bachelors don, signifying unto them, that his pleasure barge, on whose right hand was the bache-bargegoing on the Queene's right hand, was to solemnize the coronation of his most lor's barge, in which were trumpets, and which she took great pleasure to behold. deare and well-beloved wife Queen Ann, at divers others melodious instruments; the About the Queene's barge were many noWestminster, at Whitsunday next ensuing; deckes of the said barge, and saile yards, blemen, as the Duke of Suffolke, the Marwilling to make preparation, as well to fetch and the top castles, were hanged with rich quesse Dorset, the Earl of Wilshise her her Grace from Greenwich to the Tower cloth of gold and silke; at the fore-ship father, the Earls of Arundell
, Darbie, by water, as to see the citie garnished with and the sterne were two great banners rich Rutland, Worcester, Huntingdon, Sussex, pageants in places accustomed for the ho- beaten with the arms of the Kynge and Oxford, and many bishops and noblemen, nour of her Grace, when she could be con. Queene ; and on the top castle was a long every one in his barge, which was a goodlie veyed from the Tower to Westminster. streamer newly beaten with the same armes, sight to beholde. She thus being accomWhereupon a common-council was called, the sides of the barge was set full of flags panied, rowed towards the Tower, and in and commandment given to the Haberdash- and banners of the devices of the company
the meane way the ships were commanded ers, of which craft the maior was, that they of haberdashers and merchant adventurers, to lie on the shore for the letting of the should prepare a barge for the bachelors, and the lasserass or cords were hanged barges shotte divers peals of gonns, and ere with a master, and a foyste garnished with with innumerable little bells at the endes, she landed, there was a marvellous shott out not only their bannners accustomed, but also which made a goodlie noyse, and was a lof the Tower,
I never heard the like; to decke them with targets by the sides of the goodlie sight, wavering with the wind. On and at her landing there met with
her the barges, and to sett up all such seemly banners the outside of them were three dozen es- Lord Chamberlaine, with the officers at and banneretts, as they had in their halles, cutcheons in mettal, of the armes of the armes, and brought her to the Kinge, which or could get to furnish their said barges, and Kyng and Queene, which were beaten on received her with loving countenance at every barge to have minstrels, according to
square buckerams, divided so that the right the postern by the water side, and kissed which commandment great preparation was side had the Kyng's colours, and the left her; and then she turned back againe, and made for all things necessary for such a side the Queene's, which scutcheons were thanked the maior and citizens with many noble triumph.
fastened on the clothes of gold and silver, goodlike wordes, and so entered into the The 29th day of May being Thursday, hanging on the deckes ; on the left hand of Tower. After which entrie, the citizens all the maior and his brethren all in scarlet, the maior's was another foyste, in the whiche this while hovered before the Tower, making and such as were knights had collars of was a mount, and on the mount stood a great melody, and went not a land, for none esses (SS.) and the residue having great white faulcon crowned, upon a roote of were assigned to land but the maior, the chains, and the councell of the cities as. golde environed with white roses and red, recorder, and two aldermen: but to speake sembled with them at St. Mary-hiH, and at which was the Queene's device ; about of the people that stoode on every shore to one of the clock descended with them to which mount sate virgins singing and play- beholde this sight, he that saw it not, will the new staire to their barge, which was ing melodiously: next after the maior fol- not believe it. garnished with many goodly banners and lowed his fellowship the haberdashers; next On Friday at dinner, served the Kinge, streamers, richly covered, in which barge after them the mercers ; then the grocers, all such as were appointed by his Highnesse was shalmes, sackbutts, and divers other and so every companie in his order ; and to be Knights of the Bathe, which after instruments of musicke, which played con last of all the maior's and sheriffe's officers, dinner were brought to their chambers, and
every companie having melodie in their that night were bathed and shriven accord. After that the maior and his brethren barge by themselves, and goodlie garnished ing to the old usage of England; and the were in their barge, seeing that the com- with banners, and some covered with silke, next day in the morning the Kinge dubbed panies to the number of fifty barges were and some with arras or such like, which them according to the ceremonies thereto ready to waite upon them, they gave com- was a goodly sight to behold ; and in this belonging, whose names hereafter ensue, mandment to the companies, that no barge order they towed by Greenwich, to the nineteen in number. should row nearer to another, than twice point beyond Greenwich, and there they The Marquesse of Dorset; the Earle of the length of the barge ; and to see the turned backwards in another order: that is, Darbie ; the Lord Clifforde, sonne and heire order kept, there were three wherries pre- to wit
, the maior's and sheriffe's officers to the Earle of Cumberland; the Lord pared, and in every part one of them iwo first, and the meanest craft next, and so Fitz-Walter, sonne and heire to the Earle officers to call on them to keep their order. ascending to the uppermost craft in order, of Sussex ; the Lord Hastings, sonne and
heire to the Earle of Huntingdon; the Bishop, these translators of the holy scriptures, one | family, the elder sister, who was attached to the Lord Montague ; the Lord Vaux; Sir by one, from Affganistan, from Guzurat, from prince she has since mastied, in order to avoid the Henry Parker, sonne and heire to the Lord Cashmere, from Telinga, from Nepal, from Assam, honour of Ferdinand's hand, disfigured, by her from China, &c.
mode of dress, & person not unpleasing. The Morley; Sir William Windsore, sonne and
« We bave still bigher gratification in these younger, Josepha, did not need much persuasion to heire to the Lord Windsore ; Sir John translations. The perusal of them without the induce her to accept the proffered crown, nor did Mordant, sonne and heire to the Lord intervention of a living teacher, has led several of she practise any besitation when the formal proposal Mordant; Sir Francis Weston; Sir Tho- the natives to renounce the tenets of heathenism was made. mas Arondell; Sir John Huddlestone; Sir and profess the Christian faith. Two very respect- She is said to be an extremely pious, or what some Thomas Poynings ; Sir Henry Sorrell; Sir able Hindoos of the writer cast, have been led by a call a bigoted, catholic, observing all the injuncGeorge Fitz-Williams, of Lincolnshire; Sir perusal of the Bengalic Testament to renounce tions of that church with most scrupulous exact
paganism. One of them is now employed in the ness.-She is distinguisbed by an undeviating sin. George Tindall; Sir Thomas Jerney.
Court of Justice under the Dutch government, al cerity in all her expressions, by the most rigid ad.
Chinsurah; the other is one of our best Hindoo herence to truth, and the punctual observation of all (To be continued.)
poets, the greater part of the hymns in our Bengalee ber engagements. She had studied the Spanish lanhymn book being of his composition.
guage, and at an early period of her engagement EAST INDIA MISSION.
66 The persons connected with the Serampore with Ferdinand, had begun to correspond with bim.
Mission have baptized between six and seveu hun. It was suggested that her letters had better be corThe attention of the Christian public, of late, dred Hindoo Pagans and Mahometans. There is a rected by some person who was an adept in that. has been frequently called to Missionary exertions in Christian church of Aracanese in and around Chitta- tongue ; bụt she repelled the suggestion with great Foreign lands. Christians, of various denomina- gong, speaking the Burman language, and reading scorn, declaring that it would be practising a detivns, have warmly engaged in them, and talents, of that part of the New Testament already published. ception on the King, which she would never use. the first order, have been consecrated to the cause. In Jessore there is another church of converted After the formal marriage, she appeared much The Church of England has taken a conspicuous Hindous and Mahometans, cousisting of nearly 100 Aattered by the Spanish Minister addressing her on part in this field of labonr ; and not many days members. At Cutwa another church of nearly the bis knee; though it is said, when he first placed have elapsed since some of her sons, under the eye same number exists, consisting of converted Hin- himself in that posture before her, she was alarmed and patronage of our worthy mayor, communicated doos and Mahometang. At Dinajepore there is an by the apprebension that he was about to communimost pleasing information of the toils and fruits of other church of more than 100 members. In Seram. cate some disastrous intelligence from Spain. her servants in distant parts of the globe. Since pore and Calcutta there are nearly 200 christian con. The picture of Ferdinand, superbly set with dia1793, the English Baptists have been eugaged in a verts from the Hindoos and Mahometans. In short, monds, was presented to her, with wbich she was Foreign Mission, which a gracious, Providence has this Mssion has in Hiudoost, here, and Bengal, much pleased, as he was certainly a fine looking crowned with great success. Their Missionaries at nearly twenty churches of christian datives ; among man. It was afterwards known, and by some perSerampore, in Bengal, have particularly devoted these are many individuals who adorn, highly adorn, son communicated to her, that the picture was tbemselves to the department of translation; and, in the doctrine of God, our Sariour. Krishnoo, the painted' for, and presented to his first wife; that that department, bave laid a foundation for the dif- first Indian convert, has stood the test of lwenty after her death, the same present was sent to Brazil fusion of Christianity by Cbristians of other deao- years, and still recoin mends the christian profession." for his late Queen; avd now for the third time, minations among the populous pations of the East.
The above is a short extract from the upvargished presented to the Saxon Princess as the resemblance We shall take the liberty of aduexing an extract letter of one of the three senior Missionaries, who is of one, who must have passed a longer period than from a letter lately addressed to a friend in Edin- expected in town in a few days to plead the cause of she has lived, since it was painted for him. Whatever burgh, by the Rev. Mr. Ward, one of the senior a Mission, in which he has taken so' active a part, chagrin the discovery might have occasioned, the Missionaries at Serampore, which will prove more and of which he has been so bright' an ornament. prospect of a crowa seemed to have healed the gratifying to our readers than any thing we can Did not our limits forbid, we could set before our wound and allayed the feeling. advance.
readers a most interesting account of the schools set Extract from the Rev. Mr. Ward's letter :-ou foot by this Mission, in which many thousand
BRITISH DESCENT, " When I left Serampore, there had been trans- children are now educating in India. For the same lated, printed, and published, the whole of the reasou we are compelled to say nothing of the noble
(From the Percy Anecdotce.) Old and New Testaments in the Sungskrit, the Bep: attempts made by these Missionaries in promotiug galee, the Mahratta, the Hindee, and the Odriya the interests of general literature. A college has
The connection of the House of Brunswick with languages. The New Testaments in the Kunkun, been lately founded at Serampore, which has been the royal family of England, and the act of settlement the Pushtoo, the Telinga, the Punjabee, the Assam, honoured by the patronage of the Governor General by which the succession was settled, are circumstances
well known to every reader, but few are conscious that the Kuruata, the Guzuratee, and the Chinese. In of India.
the King of England is heir in direct succession (the the Punjabee and the Chinese, considerable pru.
Catholic line of course excluded) to the British, Camgress had also been made in printing the old testa.
bro-British, English, and Scottish Kings. Mr. Yorke, THE QUEEN OF SPAIN.
in his “ Royal Tribes,” has given the pedigree, and ment. Several other versions were also in the press;
from this curious work we extract the following acand there are now sixteen presses at work in the
(From Jacob's Continental Tour.)
count of the British descent of George III. Serainpore Printing-office, mostly employed on new
1. Cadwaldr, last King of the Britons. versions or new editious of the scriptures.
2. Idwal Iwrch, his son. The young Queen is said, by those who have been
3. Rhodri Molwnog, son of Idwal. Ah! my dear friend, bow do I wish that you as intimate with her as court etiquette would allow, 4. Cynan Tyndæthwy, son of Rhodri. could have been present, when the Marquis and to possess most unbounded ambition, and to have
5. Esyllt, daughter and heiress of Cynan, married Marchioness of Hastings, the Bishop of Calcutta, such a commanding spirit as to have obtained, at her
to Merfyn Frych.
6. Rhodri Mawr, their son. &c. &c. did us the honour of visiting the establish- early age, almost the sole power over the Royal
7. Anarawd, son of Rhodri. ment at Serampore; when they entered the room in Family. When her elder sister was demanded in
8. Idwal Foel, son of Anarawd.
9. Meurig, son of Idwal. which about thirty learned Hindoos were silently marriage by an Austrian Archduke, she declared 10. lago, son of Meurig. sitting, and translating the sacred writings, each in she would never marry but to a kingly throne.
12. Cynan, son of lago. his own tongue, when Dr. Carey presented to the When the ambassador of Spain, the object of whose
13. Gruifydd, son of Cynan.
14. Owain Guynedd, son of Gruffydd. Governor-General of India and to the learned mission was known, was first introduced to the 15. Iorwerth, Owain's son.
16. Slewelyn, son of Iorwerth.
little pleasure in relaxation, what to ordinary minds which will not soon be able to reflect on its termina. 17. Dafydd, son of Slewelyn.
must have been a fatigue, appeared to his no more tion by the stroke of death, without a tear of painful At the above were Princes of Wales.
than merely a matter of course, or perhaps, more pro- remembrance in thinking of what can never be recall18. Guladys Ddu, sister and heiress of Dafydd, mar- tion cook possession of his mind, he was eager to ren- of appreciating a character which well deserves to be
perly speaking, a luxury. When any topic of specula- ed. Such an initimacy afforded peculiar opportunity ried to Ralph Mortimer. 19. Roger, their son.
der it the subject of conversation, in which his powers generally known, and which ougbt not soon to be for20. Edmund Mortimer, son of Roger.
of clear conception and appropriate expression were gotten. 21. Roger, son of Edmund, first Earl of Marche.
uncommonly great. Yet this eagerness of discussion 22. Edmund, son of Roger, married Philippa,
daugh. display; it proceeded only from the fulness of his
had no connection with motives of vanity, or of selfter and heiress of Lionel, Duke of Clarence, heart, impressed with the importance or interest of
The Brama. third son of Edward III.
his subjeci, into which, in all its bearings, he entered 23. Roger, their son. 4. Anne, daughter and heiress of Roger, married to tion. With the practice of composition he had not
THE NEW TRAGEDY VIRGINIUS. deeply, and with singular actuteness and discriminaRichard of Conisburg, Earl of Cambridge.
been early familiarised, nor did it ever become easy to 95. Richard, Duke of York, their son. bim; but his judgment of it was always correct, and
(From a cotenporary Journal.) 26. Edward IV. eldest son of Richard. 27. Elizabeth, Edward's eldest sister, married Henry could hardly be excelled.
in verbal discussion, which was evidently bis forte, he VII.
« We rejoice in having at length the opportunity 28. Margaret, their eldest daughter, married James the facility with white he brought it to bear in til his of congratulating
the public on the appearance of a
on , and 29. James V. of Scotland, their son. topics of conversation, were indeed admirable, and successful and genuine tragedy. Mr.
Knowles's Vir. 30. Mary Queen of Scots, daughter of James.
certainly formed a qualification of no ordinary' value ginius which was received at Covent-garden, for the 51. James L. of England, son of Mary, by Lord Darn- for an instructor of youth. At the same time, how- first time on Wednesday se'unight, with the most ley.
ever ably he must be allowed to have discharged the enthusiastic and most unanimous approbation we 52. Elizabeth, daughter of James, married to Frede- bad the light and energy of so powerful an intellect worthy, in fact, of the reception it encountered. As
functions of his office, it can hardly be doubted, that for a long time remember to have witnessed, was 33. Sophia, their daughter, married to Ernest Au- been more exclusively concentrated on the peculiar a poem, indeed, it will not rank in the first order of gastus, Elector of Hanover.
studies of his profession, he must have attained to a energetic and beautiful compositions. Its diction 34. George I. their son.
scill higher rank in the scale of professional eminence.
aspires not to the vigour and comprehensive energy 55. IL son. 36. Frederic Prince of Wales, son of George II. and racter must be esteemed, qualities of yet a bigher and volumes of sentiment and feeling into one nervous father of
-George III. his late Majesty.
ianocence and simplicity of mind-bis acuteness of line; but if it hath not this species of merit, it hath moral sensibility is disposition, so truly disinterest that (with only one or two exceptions) which is next ed, unassuming, inoffensive, and susceptible of the to it in excellence an expressive and unaffected
warmest attachment and friendship. Never did a simplicity, which, if it places not the feeling in the Biographical Notices.
heart of purer benevolence and integrity, or more ex. strongest point of view, is never false to it; the du
alted above every thing mean, dishonourable, or un- dience go along with the speaker, and if they be not THE LATE PROFESSOR CHRISTISON. wortby, glow in the breast of a buman being. Jo as transported, they are moved; and the emotions that
sisting the needy, and in patronising or encouraging are awakened are never such as the heart can afterAmong the lamented characters of eminence, whose occasions, his least concern, and his liberality, in pro-vices and virtues exhibited are such as we know be.
merit, his own interest or convenience were, on all wards reproach itself for having entertained. The few are entitled to a higher place in the estimation and treme. Affectation and
disguise, in every shape,
were long to human nature; and they are not so mingled regret of the public, ihan Professor Christison.
I equally foreign to his pature, which delighted in and confounded together as to bewilder the moral will not, therefore, be deemed improper by those wha manly openness and sincerity. A spirit, naturally sense, and to fix the sympathies of the audience, as
are alive to the feeling of intellectual and moral excel- quick and lively, was always tempered by amiable feel- upon the rack, and make us forget the crime in thc - lence, that a small portion of our transient page ing, and the expression of benignity, wbich so fre torture. Vice, indeed, is punished, but the suffershould be devoted to the memory of a man who is quently brightened his masculine countenance, carried ings that swell our
bosoms and call the water to our bibited so rare and valuable an assemblage of the with it a peculiar charm.-This expression of benig eyes, are the sufferinge of innocence and virtue. The - bigbest powers and best affections of human nature. nity, and the powers of speech which it always
, accomsortow is such as leaves the mind that has sympaand comprehension been found united with a beart so will the impression they produced be effaced
from the thised with it purified, not contaminated; which is pure and undisguised.
recollection of the friends who remain to lament his of itself no small praise in a composition of this Possessing an ardour and energy of mind which loss!
Byrooised and Maturinised age; and we thank both could bardly be contemplated without astonishment
In reference to the highest and most important of the author and the public for justifying the sentias well as admiration, the attainments of knowledge all our moral obligacions, he appeared to consider re- ment we had already ventured to pronounce, that which he made in the different departments of litera- ligion as a concern betwixt che Almighty and our such moral exhibitions would prove more in tune ture and science were, as might be expected, equally own conscience alone. But, from all his conduct and with the genuine feelings of the time, than the exavarious, extensive, and profound. Nor is it surpris- avowed sentiments on this momentous subject, it is cerbations of profligate depravity which the bad ing, that with such pacive force of talent, he should at first have owed the elements of what he knew, less to his views and feelings
with regard both to natural and taste of certain popular authors has obtruded of late the instruction and aid of others, than to his own un to revealed religion were such as every real Christian into our closets, and upon the stage: wearied industry and application; and that, with no could have wished them to be. With such principles
“ The story of Virginius is too well known, and too original advantages of birth or fortune, he should have and dispositions
it is hardly necessary to observe, chat fai:hfully
followed by the author to require any
pargradually raised himeslf to his acknowledged emi. in every domestic and social relation he was a pattern ticular detail of the plot or fable. The only matenence and respectability. He was early noted at the of kind affection and propriety of conduct.
rial deviation from the record of history, is the manUniversizy as a classical scholar of the first distinction. Thus qualified, be filled successively, and with increas- Diver the remarkable
and instructive union of intel. der of the death of Appius; who, in the tragedy, is ing reputation, different offices in the department of led and moral excellence now described, Death strangled by Virginius in prison, during the insanity Lerary instruction, before he was appointed one of base length drawn his veil. How justly it was ap- with which the unhappy father is represented as the masters of the High School; from which, after preciated in this community, and how feelingly its afflicted after the immolation of his child : and discharging his duty
in that distinguished seminary, extinction is now regretted, may be concluded from which is conducted with much more dramatic effect with the highest credit to himself, he was, in conse | the last honours which were paid to the
remains of than the incident itself would seem to promise it quence of his singular merits, and under the impres- Professor Christison by the Patrons and Members of sion of his extraordinary qualification, as a literary the University, and by an attendance of friends and is certainly a defect, in a critical point of view, that character, promoted lay the unanimous voice, not only students unusually numerous and respectable. To the death of the heroine, the real dramatic calas. of the patrons, but of the community at large, to the all appearance the strength and soundness of his con- trophe, takes place at the end of the fourth act; bonourable station of the Professorship of Humanity stitution corresponded to the vigorous character of and leaves us another whole act to witness after the in the University of Edinburgh.
his mind, and promised, from his regular habits of chief object of sympathy is no more. But we do During the whole of Professor Christison's public temperance, a duration of life prolonged beyond the not remember a siugle instance in which a defect of life, it was always an object of interest and pleasure usual term. But an inward disease, which seems to this kind is so well got over :- happiness, however, to observe the vigour and activity of his mind, delight-have eluded observation, had long, it is probable, in no small degree attributable to the fine acting of ing to range uncontrolled over at the fields of human preyed on the vitals of his frame, and has unexpect- Macready; for whose great powers the whole chaknowledge, and entering with ease into the most ab-edly deprived society of so valuable a member, at an
racter, indeed, affords very ample opportunities of struse and difficult speculations both of philosophical age comparatively little advanced.
display. Nothing could be more lovely or more and of matbematical science. If he indulged any par- This hasty sketch of departed worth, exbibiting ticulas tendency, it was towards the scudy of the features somewhat novel, has perhaps exceeded the interesting than Miss Foote's Virginia. It is a chahigher calculus; with a view to explain ics elementary proper bounds. But it will be received with the racter within the compass of her powers, and it principles in a clearer and simpler manner than, in his greater indulgence, that it is the affectionate tribuce would not be saying at all too much, if we should opinion, had yet been done. By bis perpetual habits of a friendship which, without abatement or inter pronounce that there is, perhaps, no actress, either e intense thióking, from wbich be seemed to bave ruption, has subsisted upwards of forty years, and on or off the stage, that could have performed'it
better. Terry's Siccius Donatus was also a master. tance of this gigantic undertaking, bas also proved
Miscellanies. piece. We never saw him to more advantage. The himself fully competent to do all that it requires be episode which introduces this character, is, we think, should do. Mr. Vandenhoff ranks high in the ele.
Kant.-A traveller once showed Lavater (the physi. judiciously interwoven by the author. Played as it vated walk of the drama, and few men perhaps have is, we at least are sure that the audience would be ever merited general approbation more than he does.ognomist) two portraits ; the one of an highwayman
His Macbeth, though, I believe, not considered
by ) who had been broken upon
the wheel the other was very sorry to lose
it. c. Kemble was so hoarse as himself his most successful effort, in my judgment the portrait of Kant, the philosopher: he was desired to be sometimes scarcely audible ; in spite of which, is not surpassed
by that of any man now on the British to distinguish between them. Lavater took up that of however, he played to his very best, and we know stage. Ispeak, sir, of the chaste, dignified, and enero the highwayman : after attentively considering it for not that his efforts were ever crowned with more getic delineation of Macbeth, with which be delighted some time," here," said be, "we have the true philohearty or more merited applause. The play, indeed, all the judicious admirers of dramatic excellence who sopher, here is penetration in the eye, and reflection in was admirably acted throughout. When it comes saw him on the above evening; and which, I again the forehead; here is cause, and there is effect; here is before us from the press, we shall probably notice it assert, is worthy a place among the very best perform analytic nose."
Then turning to the portrait of the again. For the present we resign it to that career
ances of the present day. of success to which we believe it is destined." Mr. Vandenhoff's first scene was uncommonly good, is so well expressed and so strongly marked in his
philosopher, be exclaimed, “che calm thinking villain as was likewise that with Lady Macbeth, wherein she countenance, that it needs no comment." This anec. Another journalist adds the following information : suggests the borrid idea of murdering Duncan; the dote Kant used to tell with great glec. “ The anthor of Virginius is a Mr. Sheridan dreadful cogitations of his distempered mind, after he Koowles, a relation, we are informed, of the cele-1Thane of Cawdor," and during the developement of became acquainted with the fact that he was really
HOW TO MAKE A MASTIFF. brated person from whom he takes bis Christian his wife's fell purposes, were ably depicted, and the line he was very anxious to preserve the game upon his
When the present Marquis of B. came to the title, name. It is curious that modern tragedy and co
“ We will speak further."
estates, and desired that none of his tenants should medy should both issue out of the same family: -was uttered in such a way as pourtrayed most feelingly keep sporting dogs. One
of them, who had a favou: We wish, for our part, we could have prevented it: the mighty workings of his soul." The soliloquy rite of that description, being unwilling to pare with for we know nothing that would have been inore to commencing
bim, attempted to retain him by a metamorphose of the taste of our ambition, than the revival of a natu
“If it were done, when 'tis done, then 'twere well,
his appearance. Some time afterwards, a gentleman ral style in represented tragedy. But we love the • It were done quickly,"
seeing this animal following a man driving a team, esthing itself much better than any thing we might was executed in a masterly manner, and his start at the quired to whom it belonged to farmer have been able to do for it; and bail it accordingly. sudden appearance of Lady Macbeth, with the inter- said the fellow. 4 of what breed is he?" “ Wb Non equidem invideo: miror magis," rogatory
Sur, he was a greyhound, but measter cut his ears and « How now, what news!"
tail off, and made a mastiff on un.” was remarkably effective ; so indeed was his varied MRS. SIDDONS AND MISS O'NEILL. agitation when her Ladysbip, after he had resolved to
A mushroom was lately gathered in the neighbour. "proceed no further in this business," roused into action bood of Huddersfield, of the following dimensions : A theatrical critic, in a recent sketch of the cele, appeal to his valour and magnanimity:. The internal all the feelings of his nature by a forcible and ironical
Diameter across the top of the mushroom 131 brated actress, Mrs. West, speaking of her individual conflict which evidently raged within his bosom while
Circumference round the brim merits, in comparison with those of Mrs. Siddons she poured ber damning poison in his ear, with the dire
Thickness through the top and the late Miss O'Neil, says struggle between honour and ambition, hupe, doubt,
.34 Ounces. “ As an actress, she certainly ranks with the first and fear, were finely drawn; and when he at length
The reptile stated in the papers to have been recently rate tragedians of the age. It is true, in the repre-conceded to her wishes, be seemed to sink the sad vice killed near Canterbury, was not a viper, but a black sentations of the extremes of deep and agonizing tim of necessicy: We pitied the man, though we con snake. The road which was found
within it presented distress
of the convulsiveness of exquisite and im demned his imbecility: Some part of the soliloquy nothing extraordinary, as we have seen two toads in a passioned anguish she is inferior to the late Miss previous to Duncan's murder,
similar state taken from a snake of lesser growth.O'Neill; and in the delineation of the majestic, the
“Is this a dagger, which I see before me.”
Lewes Journal. sublime, the awful, and the terrible of tragedy, she was extremely beautiful; after be had ascertained that
From a peach tree in the garden of H. P.T. Aubrey, is considerably below the great Mrs. Siddons; but but his exit to the King's' apartment made ample Esq. of Broome Hall,
near Oswestry, which is but 11 in describing the pathos of woe and the softness of amends for this falling
off. His entrance, after he had feet in height, and 13 feet broad, there have been taken tenderness, parental affection and filial love, the " done the deed," was admirable, and imparted to the 1113 peaches, and there yet remain 574. This tree has piety of a daughter's zeal and the power of a mo-audience such a sensation of thrilling horror as cannot in no way been protected by covering. ther's fondness, she is greatly superior to either. In easily be described ; here it was that this gentleman's fine, if we might illustrate our meaning by a meta- nice discriminating judgment shone to greatest advanphor, we should say, that the acting of Miss O'Neill cage. Throughout the whole of this appalling scene, To Correspondents. reminded us of a willow, agitated with ten thousand I witnessed such terrific grandeur, as will not soon be couvulsions by the least fury of the blast ; Mrs. obliterated from my recollection. The lines,
CORONATION OF ANNE BOLEYN. The account of Siddons to the majestic oak, bravely daring, battling, “To know my deod, -—'were best not know myself.
this ceremony, of which we give the first part in our
(Knock without.) and conquering the force of the elements, and Mrs. Wake Duncan with this knocking! Would thou could'st."
present number, is inserted at the particular desire West to the lily, bowing its head before the storm, spoken at bis exit were delivered with so much poigo
of a READER, although we fancy a majority of our and neither unnecessarily writhing onder its influ. nancy and pathos, as must have excited the sympathy
readers will not find it so interesting as our corres eace, nor fearlessly braving its desolating power. of every one who heard them. The hypocrisy subse
pondent appears to regard it. The latter part, hom "A comparison, however, cannot well be insti- quently necessary to conceal the black transaction in
ever, which is reserved for our next publication, is tuted between performers who belong to decidedly which he had just been engaged was well managed. I
much more entertaining: Passing events give to the different schools of acting.
narrative more than ordinary interest at this peculiar It is notorious, that the come now to the banquet ; and though I did not partake
time. celebrated Mr. Kemble, and, indeed, the whole of either of the wine, or the viands, it was, nevertheless, that distinguished family, have attempted to make to me, a most delicious feast. Mr. Vi' surprise and “VIVE LA BAGATELLE!"-We shall endeavour to the histrionic profession as mechanical in its acquire exquisitely painted, particularly after consternation on discovering the ghost of Banquon re profit from the hint of Momus, by introducing oeca.
sionally such whimsical subjects as may suit him and meat as any of the useful sciences; in fact, to ren
And to our dear friend Banquo, whom we miss ;
the laughter-loving crew; and we recommend to his der dramatic excellence the result of art more than
Would he were here! to all, and him, we thirst, of nature of deep and continued study, more than
perusal as a pledge, the “Sketch from St. George's And all to all."
Fields,” in our poetical column, a recently published of innate inspiring propensities."
When the goblet fell from his palsied hand, and during piece of humour, by George Colman, jun.; and in his frantic address to the ghost, his attitude, his pallid our opinion, almost unrivalled in its way.
countenance, and the wild glare of bis astonished eye, LIVERPOOL THEATRE.
presented a most affecting spectacle. The last inter- R. M. has omitted to state whether his lines are original.
view with the "weird sisters," was excellently supTO THE EDITOR OF THE KALEIDOSCOPE. ported. From this period until bis death, which was G. N. came too late for insertion this week.
cruly grand, every thing he did and said was marked
with finishing touches of such peculiar brilliancy, as Sir,-Having honoured me with a distinguished situation in your interesting miscellany of Tuesday can only be elicited from an actor of highly refined
Printed, published, and sold last, I am encouraged to hope I may again find fa. taste, and extraordinary genius.
Macduff was very well performed by Mr. Bass ; BY EGERTON SMITH AND CO. vour in your sight," and thereby communicate to the the same remark will apply
to Mr. Younge's Banquo. public some portion of the gratification I experienced Mrs. Bartley having passed the ordeal of the metro- Sold also by John Bywater and Co. Pool-lane; Messrs.
Liverpool Mercury Office. at our Theatre on Monday evening. Whoever engages to personate the arduous character Lion to notice her performance of Lady Macbeth fur
Evans, Chegwin and Hall, Castle-street ; Mr. Thos. of Macbeth, undertakes what few have ever fully ther than that it was in her usual style of excellence.
Smith, Paradise-street ; Mr. Warbrick, Public accomplished. We have, however, the good fortune
Library, Lime-street; Mr. G. P. Day, Newsman, to possess an actor, (I fear we shall not possess him
Dale-street; and Mr. John Smith, St. James's-road, long), who, while he duly appreciates the vast impor- Liverpool, 6th Jaly, 1820. DRAMATICUS. for ready money only.
Hope told a flatt'ring tale,
Much longer than my arm ; issued from the English press, for reasons of which we are And drank and smok’d, and smok'd and drank again:
That love and pots of ale, not aware. The author is also unknown, as we are in- Such was the case, our very actions such,
In peace, would keep us warm : formed. We are indebted for the manuscript copy to Until at length we got a cup too much :
The flatterer is not gone, the kindness of a friend, who thought the publication But the fresh bowl each sickening pain subdues;
She visits number one. of “Bombastes Furioso" would chime in with the Sit, learned Fusbos, sit and tell the news.
In love I'm six feet deep, plan of the Kaleidoscope. Fusbos. General Bombastes, whose resistless force,
Love, odds bobs ! destroys my sleep.
Hope told a fatt'ring tale,
[Drums and fife. A tub thrown to a whale,
To make the fish'a fool.
Should Distaffina frown,
Then hope's gone out of town;
And when love's dream is o'er,
Then we'll wake and dream no more. Bombastes Furioso...... General of the Army. Bomb. (to his army] Meet me this evening at the
[Exit Bombastes. Distaffina.........
[The King, having evinced strong emotions during the Begone brave army, don't kick up a row.
Song, appears in a dejected state.
Fus. What ails my Liege, oh! why that look so sad ? watch with silken string,
King. I am in love, I scorch, I freeze, I'm mad. The King, scated at a table, a bowl, dobacco-box, glasses, Worn by their chief, I as a trophy bring :
Oh! tell me, Fusbos, first and best of friends, decanters, pipes, fc.
I knock'd kim down, then snatch'd it from his fob; You who've got wisdom at your finger ends, Trio, “TEKELI." Courlicts attending.
“ Watch, watch," he eried, when I had done the job, Shall it be so, or shall it not be so ? Ist Courtier. What will your Majesty please to wear;
My watch is gone,” says he ; says I, “ just so," Shall I my Griskanissa's charms forego; Or blue, green, red, white, or brown?
“ Stop where you are, watches were made to go." Compel her to give up the regal chair, 24 Court. D'ye choose to look at the bill of fare?
King. For which we make you Duke of Strombolo. And place the rosy Distaffina there? · King. Get out of my sight, or I'll knock you down.
In such a case, what course should I pursue ? 21 Court . Here is soup, fish, or goose, or duck, or (Bombastes kneels to the King, who breaks a pipe over
I love my Queen and Distaffina too. fowl, or pigeon, pig, or hare ;
Fusbos. And would my King his General supplant? 1st Couri. Or blue, or green, or red, or black, or Bomb. Honours so great, have all my toils repaid,
I can't advise, upon my soul I can't. 'white, or brown?
My leige and Fusbos, here's success to trade, (drinks.) What will your Majesty please to wear ;
Fus. Well said, Bombastes, since thy mighty blows King. So when two feasts, whereat there's nought to Or blue, or green, or red, or black, or white, or brown? Have given a quietus to all our foes;
pay, 23 Court. D'ye choose to look at the bill of fare? Now shall our farmers gather in their crops,
Fall unpropitious on the self same day, King. Get out of my sight, or I'll knock you down. And busy tradesmen mind their crowded shops ;'
The anxious cit, each invitation views, [Exeunt Courtiers. The deadly havoc of war's hatchet cease,
And ponders which to take, and which refuse : Eater FUSBOS. Knocls to the King. Now shall we smoke the calumet of peace.
From this or that to keep away is loath,
(Erit King Pregnant with news, but ere that news I tell, Bomb. & Fus. Whate'er your Majesty shall deign to
Pusbos. Or like a schoolboy on a rainy day, . First let me hope your Majesty is well.
Who finds his playmates' will no longer stay,
Heinkes the hint himself, and walks away.
[Ea it Fusbos. Futes. Only so, so; Oh! monstrous doleful thing,
impart, Is it the mullygrubs affect the King ?
How firm you're lock'd and bolted in my heart ;.
Or a full glass in that there bowl remains,
King. I'll seek the maid I love, though in my way That vest unbutton'd, and that wig awry;
............... Fusbos, give place, A dozen Generals stood in firm array; So sickly cats neglect their fur attire, You know you have not got a singing face:
Such rosy beauties, nature meant for Kings: And sit and mope beside the kitchen fire.
Here nature, smiling, gave the winning grace. Subjects have treat enough to see such things.