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The Doctor was just to his business proceeding,

With gentle emetic, and blister, and bleeding;

When all on a sudden she turn'd on her side,
Gave a horrible quack, a struggle, and died !!

(Inserted at the request of a Correspondent.)
Her remains were interr'd in a neighbouring swamp,
By her friends, with a great deal of funeral pomp;

Farewel, O Savannah! for ever farewel!
But I've heard this inscription her grave-stone is put on, Where Satan has fixed his head-quarters on earth,

Thou hot-bed of rogues, thou terestrial hell,

“ Here lies Mrs. Duck, the notorious glutton :" And outlaw'd integrity, wisdom, and worth;
And all the young ducklings are brought by their friends, Where villany thrives, and where honesty begs;
To see the disgrace in which gluttony ends.

Where folly is purse-proud, and wisdom in rags;

Where a man is worth nothing, except in one senke,
Which they always compute in pounds, shillings, ad


Where the greatest freeholder is holder of sleves, MY DEAR KALEIDOSCOPE,You are called a funny


And he that has most, about freedom most rare; tellow; and, in my opinion, very justly. I have a

Where they'd worship a calf, 'if like Aaron's of old; funny friend also, who sent me the following lines,


Where the may reign, if his scepure be geld:

Where which he copied the last time he visited the Poultry

against knavery is constantly bawing (From an American Journal.)

(For they seldom agree, who pursue the same calze ;) Compter. They are put in large characters, as a caution

With bailiffs he drives every rogue from the tovu, to the feathered tribe against intemperance and gluttuny; Oh, thou, who standest mid the bards of old,

Determined to put all competitors down; and as some of my best friends have been laid up with

Like Chimborazo, when the setting sun

Where even the churches, subservient to gain,

Has left his hundred mountains dark and dun, the gout ever since the Pancy Ball, it may act as a simi.

Are bought in by brokers, to sell out again;
Sole object visible, th'imperial one,

Each pew is a lucrative turnpike to heaven, lær caution to them. The author is unknown to you in purple robe and diadem of gold

At which an exorbitant toll must be given; and me; suppose, therefore we call him Immortal Shakspeare! who can hope to tell,

At tifty per cent you must purchase salvation, QUACK. With tongue less gifted, of the pleasing sadness

For the rich have monopolised all that's in fashian :

Where the most approv'd tests of a gentlema at, Liverpool, 17th April, 1821.

Wrought in thy deepest scenes of woe and inadness?
Who hope by words to paint the ecstatic gladness

The taste of his wine, and a Spanish cigar;
Of spirits Icaping mid thy merry spell ?

If those recommend, he's a gentleman sure,

Though a fool or a rogue, whether Christian or Wers A Duck, who had got such a habit of stuffing, When I have gazed upon thy wondrous page, Where your friend must compute, ere he asks you se dire, That all the day long she was panting and puffing ; And seen, as in some necromantic glass,

First your value to him, next the cost of his wines Add to ev'ry creature who did her great crop seë,

Thy visionary forms before me pass,

Then if it appears he will not be a winner, Was thought to be galloping fast to a dropsy.

Like breathing things of every living class,

You may go to old Nick, not to him, for a dinner: Goblin and hero, villain, fool, and sage.

Where the girls cannot tell if they'll scorn you or One day, after eating a plentiful dinner, it seem'd a task that not Bonarotti's e'en,


Without pencil and slate, to subtract and to add you; With full twice as much as should have been in her ;

Nor Raffaelli's hand could master by their art;

They make a shrewd bargain, miscalled nitrinosy Whüst up to the neck in the gutter a soaking,

To give the semblance of the meanest part

("Tis a mercantile business, a matter of money:) She was much alarm'd with the symptoms of choking.

Of all thy vast creation, on the heart

For a union in wedlock, in friendship, and trane Touch as thou touchest with a kindred scene.

Are alike by the rules of arithmetic made; There was an old fellow, much fain'd for discerning; And vainer still, methought, by mimic tone,

Each nation is mark'd by some national crine; A Drake, who had taken a fancy for learning;

And feigned look and attitude and air,

Man's vices, like plants, have their soil and theis nice; The actor's toil; for self will have its share

But the soil of Savannah new vigour imparts And high in repute with his feathery friends,

With nicest mimicry; and though it spare

To vices, transplanted from all other parts Was styl'd Doctor Drake-to this Doctor she sende. To others largely, gives not all its own.

Oh! cursed be the wind that blew me to your strand,

Your houses are boards, and your alleys are and; In a hole in the dunghill was Doctor Drake's shop, So did I deem, till, living to my view,

Oh! still may your beds be the moss of your trets Where he kept a few simples for curing the crop;

Scorning his country while he sougbt her good,

Long life to your bed-bugs, the same to your fea;

In Kemble forth thc unbending Roman stood;
Some gravel and pebbles to help the digestion,

May all your free citizens, wealthy or poor,
Till, snuffing at the scent of human blood,

Be bribed for their votes, as they've been heretofort; And certain fam'd herbs of the Doctor's selection. In Cooke strode forth the unrelenting Jewt.

May every quack doctor be patroniz'd still.
So taking a handful of comical things,
But these were beings tangible in vice,

And his talents be judged by the length of his till: And brushing his topple, and pluming his wings,

Their purpose searchable; their every thought May all your quack lawyers find hire for their ata
Index'd in living men; yet only sought,

And their brains get applause that is due to their langt And setting his feathers in apple-pię order,

Plain as they seem, by genius; only bought May your miserly merchants still cheat your PR, He set out to prescribe for the lady's disorder. By genius even, with laborious price.

Who, with scarce any brains, show a great dalo crnika

To tinish my curses on your cursed city, • Dear Sir," says the Duck, with a delicate quack, But who, methought, in confidence so brave,

And sum in four words the whole sense of myöss, And turning a little way round on her back,

Dofling himself, shall dare that form assume

Hear, cursed Savannah! a curse that is far

So strangely mix'd of wisdom, wit, and gloom- The worst of all curses, remain as you ARE. And leaning her head on a stone in the yard,

Playful in misery, even at the tomb

Baltimore, April 21. " My case, Doctor Drake, is exceedingly bard: Of hope, distinct, of faith and doubt, the slave? “ I feel so distended, with wind so oppressid,

That being strange, that only in the brain
So squeamish and faint, such a load at my chest ;

Perchance has lived yet still so rarely knit
In all its partsmis wisdom to its wit,

Sintiquities. "' And day after day, I assure you it is hard

And doubt to faith, loathing to love, so film " To suffer, with patience, these pains in my gizzard." It seem'd like one that lio'd and lives again!

NOTES “Give me leave," says the Doctor, with medical look,

Who then dare wear the princely Denmark's form ?
What starts before me -Ha! 'uis he I've seen

As her flabby cold paw in his fingers he took ;
Oft in a day-dream, when my youth was green-

OF LATHOM HOUSE, “By the feel of your pulse, your complaint, I've been The Dane himself—the Dane !who says 'tis Kean? Which appeared in three Numbers of dat je*** thinking, Yet, sure, it moves, as if its blood were warm.

- Volume ; see pages 145, 153, and 164 "* Is caus'd by your habits of eating and drinking." If this be Kean, then Hamlet liv'd indeed !

Look how his purpose hurrics him apace, "Oh! no, Sir, believe me,” the lady replied,

(1) James Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby, was te ellu Seeking a filful rest from place to place :

son of ihat Sir William Stanley, wb ise adver":79, Alarm'd for her stomach as well as her pride ;

And yet his trouble fits hiin with a grace

during an absence of twenty-one years from bis esti? As if his heart did love what makes it bleed, " I'm sure it arises from nothing l’ve eat,

land, are so fully set forth in mapy popuist bistums ! But I rather suspect I got wet in the feet He seems to move as in a world ideal.

and garlands. When Ferdinanda, the 5ch Earlerle

A world of thought, where wishes have their end by, was assassinated, April, 1594, Sir Williae, !* " I've only been raking a bit in the gutter,

In wishing merely, where resolves but spend next brother, with some difficulty, and after nupe k * " Where the cook had been throwing some cold melted Themselves resolving; as his will did lend

lay, obtained the family estates. Stow informat9,17 Not counsel e'en his body to defend,

on the 25th January, 1594-5, William, Earl of Derta butter, Or Kean, or Hamlet; what I see is real!

was married with great pronip, at Greenwich, A slice of green cabbage, and scraps of cold meat;

daughter of Edward Vere, the 17th Earl of One * Just a trifle or two that I thought I could eat"

Coriolanus. + Sbylock.

At this period the Earl was in his 32d year. Cut

vol. 2.) There were singular circumstances connected Lord Strange bad now, for nearly twelve years, en not the tuft on the chin usual in King Charles's days. with this marriage. Lord Oxford had, for his first joyed the Lieutenancy of Lancashire, Cheshire, and The face is a very remarkable one; and whilst in some wife, Anne Cecil, dau hier to the great Lord Bur. Flint; and, during this period, had endeavoured to portraits you fancy him the posiessor of that quiet and jeigh; and, whea that minister refused, at his instance, follow in the steps of Edward, 3d Earl of Derby, who, determined courage for which he has been so renowned, to intercede on behalf of the condemned Duke of in the most unsettled times (1521-1579) by removing and of that serene and tranquil piecy in which his whole Norfolk, Lord Oxford revenged himself by deserring himself from the court and its politics, by the most life was passed, by other artists he is given with a dark his wife and family, dismantling his houses, and laying princely hospitality and unblemished loyalty, passed a and troubled expression of face, leading us almost ce waste his estates ; so that the Countess of Derby's por- life in honour and usefulness. James, Earl of Derby, believe the popular tradition, that there were momento tion was paid by her grandfather, Lord Burleigh. thus speaks of his ancestor in the treatise referred to when he was not wholly hiniself. William, Earl of Derby, had, by this union, three above: “ But for patrerne, follow Edward; who left There exist many portraits of this great noblemen sons, and as many daughters : of chese, two of the lat. so excellent a name behinde him, that no vice or fault at Knowsley, at Lymes and at Lord Clarendon's the ter, and one of the former, died young. Lady Anne, is of him at all remembered." He was ever faithful bes: may be found: and of engravings, excepting Luthe youngest, married twice. Sir Robert Stanley, K. co the crowne; and took great glory in it, which I pray gans and the one in the illustrious portraits, I have seen B. wbo, as Reynolds informs us, in the dedication of may be your pride." “ He was an excellent econo- none worthy of attention. the 6th book of God's Judginents against Murther," mist;" "to maintaine which, he looked carefully to his Granger bas fallen into a mistake respecting this accompanied bis elder brother, James, then Lord estate; for he never exceeded his comings in, and died Earl of Derby, be gives a short biography of his latre Strange, abroad; married Elizabeth, daughter of Sir rich.” “The countrey was his home ; but he was noe actions, and assigns to Charles, Earl of Derby, she Arthur Gorges; and, fixing his residence at Chelsea, stranger to the court. He was familiar, but not cheape. early part of his father's life, supposing that he was the called his mansion Stanley House. He died 3d Jan. He was observed to weare the plainest clothes, buc al. Lord Strange who summoned Lancashire, 1642. Lloyd 1632, and was interred in the church, at Chelsea, on ways in the fashion; not too much, or too little; or too has, with his usual carelessness, made a similar ama. the 23d of the same month. A monument, with a soon, or too late. Enquire more of him, and you will chronism. buse and epicaph, still record the affection of his sur learn more by him.” "The proceedings of the Earl of viving friends; but this branch of the family became Derby, in bis voluntary retirement from public life,

(To be continued.] é extinct in the next generation; and, after having had were such as to cause suspicions of his loyalty on the

many possessors, and undergoing great alterations, part of the court, so deeply rooted, that (as it appears
Stanley House is now in the occupation of a physician. (trom Clarendon) his blood was hardly sufficient to ef-
Lysons Environs, vol 2, p. 103—125.)-It is proba face them. He placed in almost all his livings men of Musical Notices.
ble that James (Lord Strange) received the rudiments austere piety: these, and especially Herle, the Rector
of education from some teacher in his native county; of Winwick, afterwards became his greatest enemies.
for, in those days, public schools and universities were He stayed away when Strafford was voted to death;

licie resorted to by the wealthier nobility. He then choogh' it must be remarked, that, in his treatise, he
went abroad to learn the languages. Of the time thus protests agaiost the measure.' He did not in any nian.
spetit he makes the following mention, in a treatise ner attend upon the King, until his accumularing dif-

SIR, -The inclosed article appears to me to be a suisaddressed to his son Charles (Lord Strange:") · You ficulties drove bim to York. Then his hospitality was ble trifle for the next Kaleidoscope. Next week, that have already receive the benefit

of your mothers lan. unbounded, and of a character not very gratifying to the Vocal Powers are to be the grand attraction in this guage, so as you need not travel (as I and others have Presbyterians, wbo, so late as 1645, inade great offers, cone) to pass our time forwards, while we lost so to induce him to compromise bis loyalty. To these town; therefore, Apollo and the Muses are appropritouch of our life to have studied men and manners." grounds of suspicion may be added, that be was no ate subjects for the ensuing interesting occasion. Op his return he married; and, for a time, entered very distan: heir to the crown. It is not my intention Should you honour my little communication with a deeply into the gaieties of the court. His house is to trace the difficulties which these fatal jealousie3 mentioned by the Marquis of Barompiere as open to sowed in the path of the Eurl: suffice it, that he died place in your next, you will much oblige, distinguished foreigners; and the name of his illus- on the scaffold, at Bolton, 1651, about the 55th year

Sir, yours, very respectfully, trous Lady frequently occurs amongst those, who, of his age, and left behind him a great and glorious

A Constant Subscriber, with the Queen, took parts in the masques, and other name, which seems not likely to be sullied in our days. diversions of the palace. The Countess of Derby died He was a map of vodoubted learning and great ca

Liverpool, April 19, 1821.

A. R. K. in the year 1626; and, though Lord Strange had the pacity; and bad attained a rare eloquence in the exIsle of Lord of the Isle of Man, Chamberlain of Ches pression of his thoughts, wherein we are left to adtut, &r.t yer bis mother managed the estates, “by mire how the Christian and the politician can be so

FOR THE KALEIDOSCOPE. ierrain agreements between her and my father, and, blended together. Clarendon bas accused bim of * I take it, ordered by Kirg James, that blessed peace- haughtiness and inactivity. To be reserved and menaker, that her Lady'ship should have the full dispo- lancholy in times of civil war was no fault in Lord

THE HUMAN VOICE; al thereof for certain years." In an official commu- laulkland ; and why should it be charged upon one riestiet made by William (Earl of Derby) to King almost as accomplished, and quite as brave and honest

THE MUSES. Charles the lat, that he had given the Bishoprick of as that Lord, whom the Chancellor has, at such length, Man to William Forster-- Rymus, vol. 19, Dec. 26, eulogized! Inactivity is the most false charge that 165, 9 Parl. Carl. 1.) the strange tenure by wbick he could be devised against Lord Derby; and posterity Esasenied to regain those honours of his family then will wonder how he could for a day sustain the cause AN EPIGRAM OF CALLIMACHUS GIVES THE ATTRI sabeyance amongst the coneiresees of Earl Ferdinando, in Lancashire, when the King had taken the flower of BUTES OF THE MUSES IN AS MANY LINES. 1 more forcibly tå pressed than above. “Ac jam de- his tenantry, and almost all bis ammunition, and sent bò in consilus' Parliamentarus Principis magnifici Pa- him thus unprovided, not to oppose, as Clarendon 78 Majestalis vestre elementissimi, armo regni sui affirms, persons of ignoble birth and mean fortunes, CALLIOPE the deeds of heroes sings, loglie septimo, tentis, per eundem Dominum Regem but a great portion of the ancient gentry, and the

Great Clio sweeps of history the strings; i ordines in eisdem comitis congregatos, sancitum sit body of the yeomanry of the county. stabilitum, quod predictus subditus vester, et Eli. Lord Derby was rather below the common size

EUTERPE teaches MIMEs their silent show ; sbetba ejus conjux jnm defuncta, ad terminum vile of men; of an athletic make, his countejance was MELPOMENE presides o'er scenes of woe; orum et vite diucius coruña viventis, &c. (the usual one of those old Stanley faces which we love to TERPSICORE the flute's soft power displays; virsbip is then ordered) libere tenerent, habirent, et po- look upon as they darken in their dingy frames irentur, &c. A similar interference in the Earl of over the mantle-pieces of ancient inns, and asso

And Erato gives hymns, the gods to praise ; hrewsbury's affairs, by Queen Elizebeth, is upon re- ciate with them deeds of chivalry as enduring as the POLYHYMA's skill inspires melodious strains ; tord; but King James was actuated by less honourable history of that country with whose anuals their names URANIA, wise, the starry course explains, motives than bis predecessor, and more than one in. are so proudly associated. The most remarkable fea

And gay Thalia's glass points where folly reigns. Hance of the familiarities which passed betwen the cure, and in this he somewhat differs from his family, Countess of Derby and himself have come down to is the almost total want of forebead, which is rendered by Lodge's Illustrations - The old Earl, retiring to more remarkable by the combing of his lank brown Fulgentius informs us, from various ancient aui bouse on the banks of the Dee, transferred, with the bair straight down : this hanys bebiad, long, but little thors, “ that A pollo was painted with a Cithera of ten tzception of £1000 a year, the whole of bis posseseions curled, and is far from being a graceful addition to his strings, as a symbol of the union of the God with the to James Lord Strange (1637) and there quietly awaited portrait

. The eyes are sunk in the head, large, and of Nine Níuses, and to show that the human voice is that change, which in youth'he had so often dared by a clear brown, not sparkling, but full of a grave and composed of ten parts ; of which the first are the distant travel and in perilous encounter. An entry in almost melancholy expression. There is a remarkable frupi teeth, placed one against the other, so useful the Corporation-books of Congleton, of the date 1642, difference in pictures as to the placing of the eyebrows; for the appulse of the tongue in forming sounds, that he was then entertained by that town, and in some they are high and arched, and have a very va: ihat without any one of them, a whistle would be prowoday, Sept. 25th, in the same year, he died, Vicars the possessor of them had passed an unruffled lite. duced instead of a voice ; the fiftb and sixth are tlie afirma (Jehovah Jiveh, p.174) of a broken heart, caused The pose is large, but not in the least degree aguiline, two lips, like cymbals, which, by being struck against by his suos' exertions in favour of the King; but it the latest paintings represent his cheeks full and ruddy each other, greatly facilitate speech; the seventh is pould be easy to show there was no difference of opi. with no marks of age. He wore mustachios, but had the tongue, which serves as a plectrum to articulata =jon between these loyal noblemen in this respect.

sounds; the eighth is the pulate, the concave of

* The ward of the magnificent Woolsey bere receives an ain. • As I shall have occasion again to quote this treatise, I beg become testimony to his hospitality and grandeur. The account is the throat, and performs the part of a Dute; and

ple eulogium from his descendant; and Holinxhead has already of which forms a belly to the instrument; the pinch crvention, that it may be found in Pēck's Desiderata Curiosa, Fox gives of the pare he look in bringing the accomplished

and the tenth, ibé lungs, włiicb supply the place of bel 9.2.


In person,

holy Marsh to the stake, is a dark reverse to all these bright + See Herle's dedication of hia" Contemplations," &c.


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menon of tragic excellence! this star of Melpomen:! Of the Atmospherical Pressure and Temperature, Rain, this comet of the stage! this sun of the firmament of

Wind, &c. deduced from diurnal Observations made the Muses ! this moon of blank verse ! this queen and [Comprehending Notices of new Discoveries or Improve- at Manchester in the month of March, 1821, by princess of tears ! this Donellan of the poisoned bow ments in Science or Art; including, occasionally, Thos. HANSON, Surgeon.

this empress of the pistol and dagger! this chac: bi singular Medical Cases ; Astronomical, Mechanical,

Shakespear! this world of weeping clouds! this Jura Philosophical, Botanical, Meteorological, and Mine

Inches of commanding aspects ! this Terpsichore of the cusralogical Phenomena, or singular Facts in Natural The monthly mean.........

29.42 tains and scenes ! this Proserpine of fire and earebHistory, Vegetation, &c.; Antiquities, &c. ; to be Highest, which took place on the 14th, 15th, and quake! this Katterfelto of wonders ! exceeded expfis continued in a Series through the Volume.)

16th Lowest, which took place on the 27th and 28th, 28.92 tation, went beyond belief, and soared above all ite Difference of the extremes ...

natural powers of description! She was nature itselle Mr. Belzoni lately invited a small party of scientific Greatest variation in twenty-four hours, which She was the most exquisite work of art! she was ik persons to witness the opening and unfolding of a mum

was on the 23d

very daisy, primrose, tuberose, sweetbriar, furze-blok my, and to view some other Egyptian curiosities, previ. Spaces, taken from the daily means.................

Number of changes....

som, gilliflower, wallflower, cauliflower, auricula, ard ously to his completion of the interesting fac-simile of the tombs which he is preparing at Bullock's Museum.


rosemary! In short, she was the bouquet of ParnasDr. Baillie, and other most distinguished anatomists Monthly me


eus! Where expectation was raised so high, it i

44.7 were present. The subject appeared to be the remains Mean of the first week, commencing on the 20th

thought she would be injured by her appearance ; bu? of a young man ; the mummy measured four feet nine

(the time of the inox).

it was the audience who were injured ! severalfaiated inches; it was perfect in every part, and the linen in which it was rolled was still fresh and sound. Mr. Bel.

second week, ending on the 8th of before the curtain drew up! but when she came ta

April...... zoni also unrolled the mummy of a monkey, one of the Highest, which took place on the 5th

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the scene of parting with her wedding ring, ab ular idols worshipped by the Egyptians, which was also per

a sight was there! the very fiddlers in the orchestra, fect. The company had an opportunity of inspecting a variety of the curious relics which this indefatigable North

0 | West ....................... 6

“ albeit, unused to the melting mood," blubbered tile traveler has rescued from oblivion, and of seeing the North-east ................ 3 North-west .............. 3 hungry children crying for their bread and butter; progress of his intended exhibition, which will be most East


2 and when the bell rang for music between the neth curious, as it will convey to every spectator a view of the South-east................. Calm

the tears ran from the basoon-players' eyes in sac tombs, in a way much more satisfactory than any de South............ ........... Brisk scription could convey. The figures are all as large as South-west ..............17 | Boisterous.

plentiful showers, that they choked the finger steps: the original; and to prove that the colours are as vivid,

and, making a spout of the instrument, poured in each portions of the original are also brought home to be pre: Lowest, which took place on the 230 sented to the eye in comparison with the fac-simile Difference of the extreme............

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corrents on the first fiddler's book, that, not seeing the imitations. It will afford a complete idea of the state of Greatest variation in twenty-four hours, which

overture was in two sharps, the leader of the baodas the arts in Egypt at that early period of the world.

tually played in one flat. But the sobs and sighs of the occurred on the 5th.......


groaning audience, and the noise of the corks draw

RAIN, &c. At the last meeting of the Royal Society of Edinburgh,

from the smelling boctles, prevented the mistake bo

2.625 Inches. there was presented to the museum of that body, by the

Number of wet days

tween the flats and sharps being discovered. 054 Marchioness of Huntley, a magnificent specimen of

foggy days

hundred and nine ladies fainted; forty-six went ice Madrepore, about two feet four inches in diameter, and,


fits; and ninety-five bad strong hysterics!! The we believe, the largest in the kingdom. This interest

haily ing object of natural history is in a state of excellent

world will scarcely credit the truth, when they are told preservation ; and its magnitude is such, that eight men

that fourteen children, five old women, one hundred experienced great difficulty in carrying it to the Society's

REMARKS.- March 1st, copious fall of snow, during tailors, and six conimon.council men, were ac:9." apartments.

jast night, which was melted in the course of the day: drowned in the inundation of tears that flowed

3d, much rain in the evening : 15th, foggy morning, the galleries, the slips, and the boxes, to increase the A late number of the Carlisle Patriot states, that a fine clear day ; in the evening a large faint halo round briny pond in the pit! the water was three feet teen into one of the parlours

, was rather alarnied by a smell the moon : 17th, hard frost and ice on the ground in the and the people that were obliged to stand upst. ib of burning. On examination, it was discovered that the morning; in the evening, rain: 18th, hail and rain benches were in that position up to their ankles sa sun's rays, concentrated by a glass globe which con- showers, attended with violent gusts of wind from the tears! An Act of Parliament against her playig ay tained Gold Fish, had ignited the green table-cover. north and north-west : 19th, hail, snow, and sleet, with more will certainly pass.”. Although this, as the Editor remarks, may be singu frequent gusts of wind : 20th (the vernal equinox) fine lar when the time of year is taken into consideration, similar accidents have frequently arisen from the same day, but the wind very strong from the north-west : cause in the heat of summer. 24th, rain at intervals during the day, but copious at

Bridge-street, 14th April, 1821.

In an Essay on Noses, in the last number of the 1.5 The first engraving on wood, of which there is any

Monthly Magazine, the following remarks occur 33 record in Europe, is chat of “ 'The Actions of Alex.

the habit of taking snuff: ander," by the two Cunios, executed in the year 1285

Miscellanies. or 1286. The engravings are eight in number, and in

“ As a friend to noses, of all denominations, isas size about nine inches by six. In a frontispiece, deco.

bere enter my solemn protest against a berbarous abate rated with fanciful ornaments, there is an inscription,


to which they are too often subjected, by contetuin? which states the engravings to have been by " Alles. sandro Alberico Cunio, Cavaliere, and Isabella Cunio, The following hyperbolical morceau, wbich appeared able pretext of taking snuff, an abomination for which

them into dust-boles and soot-bags, under the fasts twin brother and sister ; first reduced, imagined, and at many years since, in a Dublin newspaper, has been reLempted to be executed in relief, with a small knife, commended to our notice, as likely to amuse, at least, have been included in the articles of bis impeachmen:

Sir Walter Raleigh is responsible, and which ought ! on blocks of wood, made even and polished by this learned sister: continued and finished by us together, the laughter-loving portion of our readers : at Ravenna, from the eight pictures of our invention,

When some “ Sir Plume, of amber snuff-box jush

"Ou Saturday, Mrs. Siddons, about whom all the painted six times larger than here represented; en world has been talking, exposed her beautiful, ada. / vain," after gently tapping its top, with a look of die , explained by verses, and thus

plomatic complacency, embraces a modicum of is The paper, to perpetuate the number of them, and to mantine, soft, and lovely person, for the first time, at

contents with his finger and thumb, curves roued Els in testimony of gratitude, friendship, and affection all-tearful character of Isabella. From the repeated and commits the high-dried pulvilio to the air, so the enable us to present them to our relations and friends, Smock-alley Theatre, in the bewitching, melting, and hand, so as to display the brilliant

on his litle beger All this was done and finished by us when only six- panegyrics in the impartial London newspapers, we nothing but its impalpable aroma ascends into his by Papillon, who saw the engravings

, has been much were taught to expect the sight of an beavenly angel; we may smile at the custom, as a harmless and not per: disputed; but Mr. Ottley, in bis late valuable work, but how were we supernaturally surprised into the graceful foppery; but, when a filthy, clamny son deems ir authentic. most awful joy, at beholding a mortal goddess. The

post is perpetually thrust up the nostrils with a to Etrurian Ware.- Plutarch, ir, his life of Publicola, mentione a chariot made of earthenware ; a point of hold, without thousands of admiring spectators, that the beholders, as I believe it to be injurious to become perfection to which it has not yet arrived among us. went away with a sight. This extraordinary pheno- fender. The nose is the einunctory of the braio ; 136


When its functions are impeded, the whole system of Physicians in Spain. In the present day the fee of a dation and encouragement of an enlightened public. the head becomes deranged. A professed snuff-taker Physician is 2d. from the tradesman, 10d. from the man we have been induced to offer these remarks in re

of fashion, and nothing from the poor. Some noble ference to a species of workmanship which has always is generally recognizable by bis total loss of the sense families agree with the physician by the year, paying had a high place in our estimation, in coosequence of smeling, by his snufiling and snorting, by his pale him annually four score reals; that is, 168. for his atten- of our having more closely inspected some of the sodden complexion, and by that defective modulation dance on them and their families.

numerous objects in the collection now exbibit. of the voice called, talking through the nose; though it

ing in this town. And we consider it simply a point Population of Spain.--According to the last census of justice to the merits of the female Artisi, whose is, in fact, an inability so to talk, from the partial or total

taken in Spain, the actual population amounts to 13 talents and industry are here onitedly displayed, to droppage of that passage. Not being provided with an millions, including the Balearic Isles and Canaries. Poounce of civet, I will not suffer my imagination to pulation of Madrid, 280,000, exclusive of the clergy; speak of her performances as well calculated, by both wallow in all the revolting concomitants of this dirty Barcelona, 115,000; Cadiz, 75,000: Granada, 485,000; theirextraordinary variety and characteristic ingenui. Balearic Isles, 278,000; Canaries, 520,000.

ty to repay the attention of the candid and intelligent crick; but I cannot refrain from an extract, by which we

visitor. Perfectly aware of the difficulties and dismay form some idea of the time consumed in its performance. Every professed, inveterate, and incuBritannia on Copper Coins.-To Charles II. for his advantages with which Madame Tussaud has had

to contend, in the process of conveying such a talle snufi-taker," says Lord Stanhope, “at a mode- owe the elegant representation of Britannia on our cop multiplicity of subjects (made up of fragile and sate computation, takes one pinch in ten minutes. per coin. He admired and even idolized this celebrated deteriorative components) from one end of ihe kingEvery pinch, with the agreeable ceremony of blow. beauty, and assailed her with compliments. It was from dom to the other, we are to consider the great su. og and wiping the nose, and other incidental circum- one of the medals struck to perpetuate his admiration periority which the busts possess over the other parts

of her delicate symmetry, that Britannia was stamped of the figures, only with the view of accounting for tances

, consumes a minute and a half. One minute in the form she still bears on our half-pence and far- any discoverable want of just symmetry and anatoind a half out of every ten, allowing sixteen hours to things.

mical want of proportion in the latter, as mainly stuff-taking day, amounts tu two hours and twenty. vur minutes out of every natural day, or one day out which by means of steam, not only warms the room, also be ascribed the deficiency of appropriate at:

arising from the state of compression to which, it is A mechanic has invented a machine for seminaries, obvious, they must be reduced. To a like cause may every ten. One day out of every ten aniounts to but flogs all the boys, on a general scale ! irty-six days and a half in a year. Hence, if we sup

titude, which is perhaps to be discerned in some

figures, otherwise unexceptiovable, as well for corse the practice to be persisted in for forty years, two Singular Notice. There is painted on a board near rectness of desigo), as resemblance to their originals, stire years of the snuff.taker's life will be dedicated Middleton, Lancashire, the following emphatic and - Among the different groaps, we observed none wilde ti.kling bis nose, and two more to blowing it." peremptory caution : Whoever is found trespassing mure pleasure than that of Henry IV. of Franca aken medicinally, or as a simple sternutatory, it may notice.”

in these grounds, will be shot dead without further and the Duke of Sully. The heads are finely copied excused; but, the moment your snuff is not to be

from authentic statues, and every feature reveals ezzed at, you are che slave of a habit which literally Longevity.-At a Dissenting place of worship in the the touch of a masterly hand; there is a colloquial akes you grovel in the dust; your snuff-box has seized West-riding of Yorkshire, upwards of 63 years ago, livellwers in the disposition of these two figures, and

thirteen scrious persons were admitted to join the com- we are prompted to admire the majestic and contin le as St. Dunstan did the devil; and, if the red-hot municants at the sacrament; they all lived to old age dential frankness beaming in the countenance of the ticers with which he per'ormed the feat could oc- without a speck in moral character, and there is at this Vanquisher, of the League," and the noble sinplin ani sually start up from an Ormskirk snul-box, it time four of them living: whose united ages amount to city and reventialingewuvusuess impressed on the li right have a salutary effect in checking this tasty pro- upwards of 330 years. There is a man now living, who neniments of that honourable favourite u hiuse services

was born in the parish of Kingston, near Hereford, on and justly valued qualities gave confirmation to the ees anrong our real and pseudo fashionables."

the 8th December, 1702. He is consequently of the
extraordinary age of 118

adage of Bon ministre, bon Roi. To a Dalive of

the same country, but of another age, and of a very ple. "Suppose, Sir (said Boswell to Dr. Johnson,

different school we next turn vur eyes; and Voltaire ter haring put the case of one who was accused of forg- Morci, a French writer of eminence, who died in presents a striking portrail, replete with intellecnga will, and who had suok himself into the Thames 16:38, at the age of 78, sacrificed every thing to study. iual expression of visage, and with corporeal meaore the trial of its authenticity came on) that a man Being inforned that his wife was in the act of expiring, ab lutely sure that if he lives a few days longer he he refused to quit his pen till he had finished what he reason a combiuation and a form indeed," that di loc detected in a traud, the consequence of which was about, and by that time news was brought him that remiuded us of the well-known epigram, addressed I be utter disgrace and expulsion from society." she was dead ; to which he coolly replied, I am sorry extempore, to that philosopher, by Dr. Young, hason replied, ** Then, Sir, let him go abroad to a for it; she was a good wompan!”

“ Thou art so wicked, profligato, and thin, dant country ; let him go to some place where he is

“ Thou seem'st a Milion with his death and sin.' 1 koown, don't let him go to the devil where he is

The lovely Madame St. Arumunthe is a very well affine Surts.

imagined and captivating piece of art. To look on

it long, we deem it to breathe Perro observed to a degenerate patrician, I am

“ And that the veins did verily bear blood; first of my family, but you are the last of yours ;

MADAME TUSSAUD'S EXHIBITION. 1 since his time those, who value themselves merely

The very life seeins warm upon her lip." tbeir ancestry, have been compared to potatoes, all

"Tweether incumbent figures; the Princess de Lam. ! is good of them is under the ground; perhaps 64 The following article on the merits of this elegant balle, and Jadume Barre, are extremely beautiful, is but fair that such nobility should have descended hem, since they never could have raised themselves exhibition, now open in Liverpool, is copied from a and highly finished. The Count de Lorge is a five

provincial newspaper, and we doubt not, its impar- piece of phisiognomy. There is an excellent liketiality will recommend it to attention. Edita

ness of the brave and howest Blucher. The figure, n the library of St. John's College, Oxford, there is

of Mrs. Siddlons is a very effective and comnauding, icture of King Charles I. done with a pen; the lines

represelilation of that celebrate Tragedian. And which contain all the Psalms, in a legible hand.

6. There is scarcely a branch of the Fine Arts whose shoblast in this briet' selection, yet uot least in our productions are more interestingly illusive, or through favourable regard, as a good model, an admirable

whose instrumentality results of a more instructive deception, and a faithful likeness, be it allowed us to The following Epitaplı on Thomas à Becket is given nature are obtained, than that of modeling. Inferior mention the Artiste (Madame Tussaud) takew by Roger, in the Chronicles of England:

to sculpture itself, only in the arduousness of herself, of whose extensive and entertaining MuI thousand hundred, seaucnty one it was,

execution, and in the durability of the thing wroughi, seum our circumscribed limits now compel us for Phien Primate Thomas with the sworde was slain :

it is capable of giving to the material envployed as the present to take leave.” Liefeste of Christmas from the woride did passe

assimilation with the appearances of animated nature, itis world's fair Aower, whose fruit with God doth reigne." as especially eviucrul in specimens of the human “ When the above exhibition was at Manchester,

form, far transcending what can be singly accom- a lively lady, after making ber observations on the plished by the proudest labours of the chaised, or by several figures, came to one of an officer, “ Well, sir,

The pencil's happiest efforts. And if to the illustra said she, with great nuireti," and pray who are you: Brengheli, a Dutch painter, in a picture of the lion of scientific cruili, the plastic and pictorial skill To her great surprise and confusion, live supposed vero Magi, drew the Indian King in a large white of the modeler has been applied with a vivulness of model, bowed very politely, and replied, " My name's lice, with boots and spurs, and bearing in his hand, - present to the holy infant, the model of a Dutch effect, and with a minuteness of accuracy, u bicbare Wadan, is ('aptain B-, of the

regiment, venty-four-gun ship-On an altar-piece at Capua, in the highest degree satisfactory, suredy we may be and very much at your service.” On recovering

Virgin is seated in a rich arm-chair, of crimson permitted to urge, ibat its subscrvieney to the less herself, the lady wirlily observed, " I big pardon, ivet, with gold flowers; a cat and parrot are placed important, but more generally attractive and equally Captain - -, for iny mistake, and must confess, that at her, extremely attentive to the scene; on a table successful purposes of personal representativu nay in the involuntary compliment which I have paid to <a silver coffee-pot and cup!

be rauked among its fair preculious to the commensbe exhibition, 1 cut rather a sorry figure myself.".

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monly, lamentations of the insufficiency of medicine | TRAVELER'S SOCIETY. Connected with this subje, to preserve life, or regret of the deceased to leave the

we have to acknowledge the note of VIATOR, CR. world so soon : “He craved the gift, but Heav'n

veying a hint by which we would gladly profit, lo THE ENCHANTED WINDOW.

the benefit of our readers and the reputation of the denied." Nay, we often meet with the same rhymes Kaleidoscope. Our correspondent, in allusion to a over a dozen graves.

paragraph in the last Mercury, on the subject of the TO THE EDITOR. Surely, Mr. Editor, if epitaphs, in contradiction to

Liverpool Traveler's Society, asks whether it would

not be advisable on our parts to make a tender of our SIR,_Many of your readers are probably acquainted the opinions of Frontisius and other sages, are neces

pages for the purpose of recording the proceedings of with the tale of Aladdin, in the Arabian Nights Enter- sary, they ought to be such as may benefit posterity, so interesting a society? With this suggestion w

most readily fall in ; and take this occasion to intimate tainments ; how that he produced (through the instru- not such as would make the dead blush if they could rise and read them.

to the members of the association, bow proud mentality of a good genius) a gorgeous palace, perfect

should be of becoming the organ by which their pro in all points, with the exception of one window that

This reform, I am of opinion, might be easily accom- ceedings might be ushered into the world of literature remained unfinished, which all the wealth of the King plished. I would propose that all monumental in- The Kaleidoscope presents, at all events, a cheap med

of publication, and has the advantage also of ac his father-in-law, aided by the united skill of the ablest scriptions, whether in prose or verse, be submitted

culation, not only pretty extensive, but of as respect architects of the empire, could not complete. However to the resident clergyman's perusal and criticism; a

able a description as any journal in the county an incredible this may seem, I am disposed to give some

task for which he should be better qualified than any boast of. credence to the veracity of the historian, as there ap- other person in the parish, and to which he surely pears to exist in the town of Liverpool, visible to the would not object, when informed that a distinguished ORTHOGRAPHICAL INNOVATIONS.—In addition u

the letter of BENVOLIO, already noticed, we have to eye of every one, a case precisely similar. Go to the prelate of the Church of England did not consider it

acknowledge others from CRITICUS and Axicos Town-hall, and look at the east front, in the left-hand degrading to superintend the alteratioa of the obnox.

also, against our mode of spelling the word Trende

with only one l. This innovation they all cmur comer, and you will behold a window in the upper story, ious expression on a tomb, “ By God survives," into

pronouncing to be a piece of affectatica; ad te without glass, and unfinished. This is the identical " Through God survives."

(that is, the writer of this paragraph) mas benedy window which neither the power por the purse of the

Were this plan carried into execution it is not to be

say, that we have uniformly disliked the charges whole corporate body of Liverpool can complete. doubted that our churcb-yards would be more in- which we have permitted rather than approved

. The word TRAVELER, as our printers spell it

, has a mort Mr. Poster, the town's architect, gave it up in despair Structive thac at present. Then, the eye and the ear

meagre and half-starved appearance, poich obenda twenty years ago, and in vain has his son made the tour would not be offended as they are now; and the con

our eye not a little. If it be correct, howere, o of Athens and Rome in search of architectural know-templative might linger with satisfaction, where the

pearance ought to be disregarded ; and there are pe ledge to qualify him for the undertaking. All attempts ludicrous too often supplaats the mournfully pensive sons in our office with whom the change origineel

who defend its propriety, by the authority of War are useless : there the unfinished window remains, and thought; or pacience and resignation are neglected to

and Lindley Murray; although it must be eberred, must remain unless his Worship, the Mayor, can como record complaint which border upon blasphemy.

that the theory of these critics is at variance with the mand old Wood, the original designer of the fabric, to

I remain, Sir, yours truly, practice, as they persist in retaining the two letters . cotae forth from the world of spirits, as Aladdin did the Liverpool.


Now as we really detest any thing bordering apa

affectation, we wish to be relieved from the dilem Gmius of the Lamp, and order a completion of this

ma in which we find ourselves involved upon this window, which has, for years past, bidden defiance to all

point; and we crave the assistance of our friends the authorities, taste, and genius of Liverpool.

Antiquities. As some men were digging lately in a to extricate us. If a jury of our critical resten

field adjoining the Edgeware-road, a short distance from I am, Sir, yours, &c.

should bring, against our typographers

, a vended Kilburn, they discovered, about 10 feet below the sur. literary petty larceny, in thus abstracting an inescent

OBSERVER. face of the ground, a large stone coffin, containing two liquid from its proper station, we shall most cheer April 21, 1821.

skeletons; one of considerable dimensions, the other fully bow to their award, and forthwith amend ca apparently the skeleton of a child. Also were found, ways. If, however, we see reason to conclude that near the same place, several ancient coins ; one or two we are not guilty, we shall persist in disregarding up

of the reign of Henry VIII. which renders it very pro- pearances.

bable that these remains were deposited about that period.
On the same spot there formerly stood a nunnery of the O'SHAUGANASEY'S 4th CANTO, we expect to recimo
Benedictine order, founded by Herbert, Abbot of West- in time for our next publication.
minster, in the reign of Henry I. and demolished in the
fifteenth century.

We feel obliged to our friend J. J. for the two medias

with the loan of which he has favoured us

, and shall

take the earliest opportunity to inspect them. Frlead, for thy epitaphs, r'a griev'd:

To Correspondents.

A READER to whom we are indebted for an ABEIRO

comment upon our national character, vil det prin Srry-In a preceding number 1 observed, that even COUNTRY ORDERS. We are always desirous of ful- bably, see an extract from it in our next in the busy haunts of men the spectator mighe point filling the instructions of our agents, without delay; X. Y's query, respecting the felling of timber

, skais to every object around him aod exclaim, “ Si mionu- but, in future, their letters must arrive in Liverpool attended to. menta requiras, circumspice." In this paper, however, on Monday morning, or they will be too late for the

week. I intend to confine myself entirely to the discussion of

We will endeavour to make the arrangement stress

by a friend at York. monuments properly so called.

PASSAGE OF THE JURA. We are much pleased with And the first idea that presents itself is, the impro

the extract froin the journal of a young gentleman of CHESS -We shall, previously to our next publiais. priecy of most epitaphs. When wandering in the Liverpool, which has been offered for insertion in the

revise the letter of our Warrington correspondet country, the curious stranger seldom neglects to view Kaleidoscope, and which is entitled to our earliest at.

which the alleged

errata occur : if our corres PALE tention. The writer appears to have a lively and cor.

should prove to be in the right, we shall not in a the neighbouring church, and ramble over its ceme

rect taste for the sublime scenery which he describes

rectify the mistake. tery. It might be supposed that the emblems of mu

with much simplicity and feeling. That species of tability around hiin would be sufficient to efface every composition which comes under the department of BEESTON CASTLE.-J. H. whose note was madre image from his mind, but that of deatb; yet, not The Traveler is peculiarly congenial to the design of inquires whether

there has ever been published an be our work; and this day's publication affords the fullest thentic account of Beeston Castle; if so

, by the unfrequently a smile is seen upon bis lips as he reads

assurance that materials of this character are not and where? Perhaps some correspondent will be shi over some doggrel lines, little more resembling an epi

wanting amongst us ;-the original communications to answer more satisfactorily than we are enabled tués toph perhaps than the couplet:

of Wilfred Winder, and Peregrine, will be perused

with considerable interest by our readers in general. ALCANDER's offering is acceptable. “Here lies W. W. Never more to trouble you, trouble you." Eco has not been overlooked. It has always

been our Printed, published, and sold by E. Smsta and 64 intention to assign a place in our present volume to the poem in question ; and we shall take care that it

54, Lord-street, Liverpool « Here lies Pat! here lies be! shall not be excluded.

Sold also by J. Bywater and Co. Pool-lane; Erass, the Hallelujah! Hallelujeh!"

win & Hall, Castle-st.; T. Smith, Paradise-st: 1.. lastead of “ holy text" " to teach che rustic moralist Horæ otiosæ, No. X. and The Antiquary, Mo. VII. brick, Public Library, Lime-st.; L. Willaa, Blade

in our next, and probably F. J. C.'s essay on Novel M. Smith, Tea-dealer and Suationer, Richmodo * die," in these degenerate days, we find, more com. Reading

and J. Smith, St. James' frond, für roudly swang mit


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