12 MAY 1832

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THE KING HAS DESERTED TILE REFORM BILL. The labour and anxiety and sacrifices of .eighteen months have purchased for us - nothing but disappointment. Our enemies. sit iir the...

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The news from France this week is not of much

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importance in itself, and it sinks into insignificance when compared with the great events that press upon us at home. The notable attempt of the 30th April, at Marseilles,...

A plot was lately hatched at Brunswick,for the destruction of

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the infant liberties:of the ppople by the restoration of the late So- vereign. The head of the plot was a woman, a certain Countess' WEISBERG. She was arrested on the 26th, but...

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The rupture between the Sublime Porte a:ad the Paella of

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Egypt is now complete. The Sultan has publicly declared the Paella a rebel, and deserving of exemplary punishment.

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1. THE REFORM Bud- Previous to the House of Lords going into Committee, a number of petitions in its favour were presented,—from the merchants and Guild of Leith ; from the...

The Count DE FuNctiaL, Ambassador from the Queen of Por-

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tugal, arrived in London on Sunday evening. The expedition against Portugal will sail, it appears, about the 20th. Madeira will not be attempted, as it would consume too much...

The disputes about the presentation of Lord W. FENTINCKS letter

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to the Chinese Authorities has been adjusted. It was pre- sented to the Viceroy of Canton on the 31st December, by Captain FREMANTLE in person. Mr. MARJORIBANKS returns home,...

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be Court.

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The King arrived in town on Wednesday, to hold a Levee. The whole of the Cabinet Ministers, with the exception of Lord Carlisle, who is indisposed, were present, and tendered...

Vie airtropolfiff.

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Cosmos ConscaL.—A Court of Common Council was held on Thursday, for the purpose of petitioning the House of Commons on the subject of the present crisis. Mr. Galloway moved the...

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THE BIRMINGHAM MET...us:G.—This great and interesting display of the Reforming spirit of the manufacturing districts, took place, as was intended, en Monday. In point of...

The National Union held what is called an ordinary meeting

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on Wednesday night. The circumstances of the times, however, bestowed on it all the marks of an extraordinary meeting ; for so great was the anxiety of the public to learn what...

His Majesty's frigate Dover, which during the last three months

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has been stationed off Limehouse as an hospital-ship for the reception of cholera patients, was removed on Monday afternoon, and towed down the River by a Government steamer to...

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On Thursday, the instant the intelligence of Ministers having re-

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signed reached Manchester, a petition was agreed on to the House of Commons, playing them to grant no Supply until the Bill was passed umoutilated. In four hours, it was signed...

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PARTNERSHIPS DISSOLVED. MOORE jun. and LADIIERT, Albany Road, Kent Road, clarified sugardnakers-Nt- caoLs and Co. Earl coma, Cranbourn Street, I eicester Square, printer-Cans...


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Among the on tuts, is one, that the Duke of Cumberland was the first who announced to his Majesty on Tuesday, at Windsor, the defeat of Ministers, at least six hours before Earl...


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There was a splendid meeting at the little town of Haddington, on Friday ; at which Mr. Stewart, the favourite candidate at last election, presided. Strong resolutions in favour...


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BIRTHS. , On the 3d inst. in Whitehall Yard, the Lady of the Right lion. E. G. STANLEY, of daughter, who uiett shortly after its birth. On the 6th lust, the Lady of the Rev....


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WAR-OFFicF, May 8, 1832.-Memorandum-The1malf-pav of the undermentioned Offi- cers has been cancelled from the Nth inst. inclusive, they having received a commuted allowanam Sir...

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It has seldom or ever happened that on the eve of a new Ministry the public has been left for almost a week with so few facts on which to speculate. There have been numerous...


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We have reason to believe, that the new Government is formed. The Duke of WELLINGTON to be Premier ; and Mr. BARING to lead in the House of Commons, as Chancellor of the...


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The King and the Queen arrived in town to-day about one o'clock. They were greeted with sonic unpleasant sounds, on their way to the Palace. Two of the King's natural sons rode...

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During the Levee on Wednesday, whilst the Duke of WELLINGTON

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was showing himself to the King, Sir ROBERT PEEL was observed walking up and down in St. James's Park, at the back of the Palace- Supported on one side by Mr. GOULBURN, and on...

STOCK EXCHANGE. FittDAV EYENIWO.—Consolselueed on Saturday at 85; Exchequer Bills

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15s. to 16s. premium. The vote of the House or Lords on Monday night was pro- ductive of a fall, but the fall was by no means so crusiderable as might have been e pected from...

The Standard of this evening commences by telling its readers

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that it sometimes misleads—" because, though we truly state what is truly stated to us, that which was true at two o'clock, by change of intention, may have become false at...

The Cholera reports for London to-day are-8 new cases, 2

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deaths, remaining 29. Remaining in the Country 136, in Dublin 789, in Cork 415.

KING'S THEATRE.—PACINrS opera Gli Arabi nelle Calle was brought out

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to-night, after two announcements which ended in the substitution of other pieces. The fact is, that the orchestral parts were received from Milan in so imperfect a state, that,...

Up to a late hour this evening, no intelligence had

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been received either at the Foreign Office, or by the 'French Ambassador, of a re- ported movement in the South of France, under BOURMONT, which is alluded to by the Paris...

The Anti-Slavery Society met to-day in the great room at

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Exeter Hall. The interest attached to the meeting was great beyond all for- mer occasions. Not less than nine thousand tickets of admission were issued ; -one-third of the...

The National Union is now sitting. This society has added,

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since Monday, about 8,000 to its former members ; 1,500 persons entered to-day. The total number on the hooks is 14,000. The latter entrants are all substantial people. Take the...


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Arrived—At Gravesend, May 7th. H. C. ship Ingl.s. Dada an, fram China.; Duke of Buceleugh, Denning. from Bengal; and Ale:eau:IT Robertson. 0.ey, from Mauritius; 8th, Glenalvon,...

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THE BILL, THE WHOLE BILL, AND NOTHING BUT THE BILL! WE repeat the cry. The fulfilment of the compact between Lord GREY and the Nation is now assured. But of this presently....


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(The following Statement on Lord Lyndhurst's motion for rejecting the Bill, has appeared in the Daily Journals : it is not correct,but we have no means of rendering it so.] 1....

The great and pressing events that ctowl our columns this

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week, must be our apology for omitting several articles of less impottance, chiefly in the department of Belles Lettres. Some liberties have been taken with the Advertisements...


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Guise. Sir B W. Ilandley, W. F. Harvey, I). W. Hawkins, J. II. Ilem•a g e„ G. F. I leywood, B. I I &Amuse, Sir J. C. !lodges. T. 11(al g son, J. Borne, Sir W. loskins, K....

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IT matters not, it may be said, from whom the. boon of Reform comes, provided we get it. This is a sophism ; which it will be as well to unmask. If we are to have Reform, why...


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THE agitation in the public mind has given rise to a variety of strong and a few wild proposals. Among the desperate sugges- tions natural to a state of great excitement and to...


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THE Gathering of the Clans used to be a fine thing ; now it is the Gathering of the Trades. It was a glorious sight to see the masses of brawny strength come collecting in the...

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THESE words mark an important era in ourmusical history. Upon the fallen grandeur of the Italian Opera, will be erected the proud - trophies of MOZART, WEBER, and SPOHR. We...


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amused at the master-aping manners of the slaves. They give themselves great airs. On Sundays they either hire hacks, or more commonly ride their master's horses. I saw dozens...

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FICTION, The Contrast. By the Author of "Matilda," "Yes and No," Sze. 3 Vols. 131onasenr, (Warn and Bentlev. Memoires de Louis XVII I. Mis en Ordre par M. Is Due de D • I. 4...


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IT would be a famous House of Peers if a majority of them could write Contrasts. By what happy accident is it that we have a Sound Peer who might be mistaken for a Commoner of...

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however, the work of some one intimately acquainted with the in- trigues of the time, and give a very excellent account of the royal responsibility : who stand hem een a...


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EXHIBITION OF THE ROYAL ACADEMY. THE display of pictures this year is, we think, superior to that of last; though there are but few Historical Paintings, a more than usual pre-...