5 MAY 1838, Page 11

An extravaganza, more remarkable for grotesque absurdity than broad humour,

called Pat and his Potatoes, or the Abandoned 1r4hman, has been got up for POWER and the monkey at the Adelphi I ut neither the Irishman nor the monkey appeared to advantage ; at d the ex- pectations raised by the title of the piece were not realized.