15 DECEMBER 1832

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The siege of the Citadel of Antwerp moves on but

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slowly. The Lunette St. Laurent, which has -been taken by report half-a-dozen times at least, is still in the hands of the Dutch. In fact, the be- siegers are still employed...


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their svaar - Sir RICHARD. VYVYAN, Sir ROBERT PEEL, Sir HENRY HARDINGE, Sir JAMES SCARLETT, and some others, will still grace the House, to show,. by specimen; what its ancient...

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The Daily Papers have published a correspondence between M. DRDEL

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and-Lord PALMERSTON, on the subject of the modifications which the King of Holland would introduce into the treaty of the twenty-four articles; and a projet of an amended treaty...

be Court.

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ALL that we have to report of their Majesties this week is, that they are in that state of good health and good spirits in which we believe every one of their subjects—Tories,...

LEOPOLD has no Ministry as yet, and does not seem

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to need them. "Inter arma, silent leges ;" and when the laws speak not, the lawmakers may go to sleep without impropriety.

M. ZEA BERMUDEZ has addressed a lengthy circular to the

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Spanish diplomatic agents in foreign countries, which, if rigidly interpreted, would not say much for the future intentions of the Queen and her Ministers. " Her Majesty," he...

The affairs of the Porte are assuming a somewhat less

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hopeless appearance. The Sultan has sent an army of 60,000 men to meet the 45,000 of IBRA.HIM ; and great expectations are entertained of the result. The Porte has hitherto had...

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PARLIAMENT. RETURNS TO Places. Names. m ABINGDON Mr. DIHRekl. • . • • ...•'. Arinovsa Mr. II. Fellowes 1 Mr. It. Etwall .. 1 AurNnzr, Lord D. C.Stuart 1 ASHBURTO Mr. Poyntz...

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Avi.Esisenv.—A wicked placard having charged Colonel Hammer, the Tory candidate,

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with selling his commission "for want of cash, and fear of Dutch bullets," the gallant Colonel proceeded to the abode of the printer to demand the author. The printer refused to...

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A. Court of Directors'was held at the East India House on Wed- nesday when the following ships were thus timed. Inglis, for Bengal. and aim, to be afloat on the lath instant,...

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Ije Catintrv.

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The candidates for the honour of representing the borough of Bury, Lancashire, are Richard Walker, an extensive iron-founder, and Mr. Edmund Grundy. A placard having lately made...

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. aliStertanerturi,

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In consequence of the death of Mr. Hyde Villiers, Secretary of the Board of Control, Earl Grey has offered that important post to Mr. Macauley, by whom it has been...


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Wan-orsicc, Dec. 14.-5th II egt. of Dragoon - Gunrds: I ivnt. D. E. Devine to be Capt., by purchase, vice Bryraer. who retires ; Cornet R. Mea,le to be Lieut., by per- chase,...


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Government have issued orders for the suspension of all proceedings (whether by process or otherivise) for the collection of tithes, during the progress of -the election in the...

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We have the resultrof the first day's polling for the

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City of Dublin— Mr. O'Connell Mr. Maitre!' 703 Mr. West C61 Sir George Bich 657


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TO TIIE EDITOR OF TIIE SPECTATOR. "Whole troops of' heroes Greece Las yet to boast, And sends thee one—a sample of our host." SIR—If Mr. Woons, of East Dulwich, had...

CORBETT is returned ! We do heartily rejoice at this.

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He is a Radical worth having. He will add fifty per cent. to the interest of the ses- sion's debates. This is the man who ought to have been put into the House when that poor...

The Gazette of last night contains the appointment of Mr.

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Stewart Mackenzie to the seat at the Board of Control vacated by Mr. Macau- lay's acceptance of the Secretaryship.

• COUNTRY ELECTIONS.—The arrivals of this morning give the fol-

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lowing additional returns. Leeds—Marshall and Macaulay. Blackburn —Fielden and Turner. (Dr. Bowing has lost the day ; which we re- gret.) BITC071—Watkins. Walsall—Foster....


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FRIDAy•EVENING. The H. C. S. Marquis Camden was out of dock, at Bombay, in the middle of August, and was about to proceed on lwr voyage. Arrival—At Gravesend, Dee. 11th,...


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IT is still announced that KEAN and MACREADY, who are now playing Othello and lag° together, are shortly to alternate their resnective cha- racters. But how are we to believe...


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SATURDAY. The most recent, we can hardly call thera the newest, accounts from Antwerp a may be summed up in the following notice, which we ex- tract from the Times of this...

Mr. Attwood of Birmingham was nominated by old Mr. Hill

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; Mr. Muntz proposed Mr. Scholefield. The whole proceeding was one of those fine combinations of good sense and sound feeling for which Birmingham is pre-eminent. At Walsall,...


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STOCK EXCHANGE. FRIDAY EVENING. STOCK EXCHANGE. FRIDAY EVENING. The Money Market nas evinced an upward tendency during the whole week, and Consols opened this morning at 8434...

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THE LONDON ELECTIONS. OUR anticipations of the past week have been realized by the events of the present e as far, at least, as they related to the defeat of the'Conservatives....

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, ' Now fitted the halter, now traersed the cart, LORD HENLEY has resigned Middlesex. Notwithstanding our these less exciting topics,—bitherto, and forthese reasons mainly, high...

URING the last Session of Congress, it will be recollected

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that, ' have " tied himself hand and foot" to vote for any particular mea- instead of complying with the insatiable demands of the itestric- sure at any particular time. But it...

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The election at Canterbury has been graced by a candidate

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of extra- ordinary pretensions,—a Sir W. COURTENAY, a Knight of Malta who wears a beard, and lives at an inn. He has won the hearts Of the people, but not of the voters. His...

The siege of Antwerp is not the only contest going

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on in Belgium. The outposts of the two leading Morning Papers are skirmishing, and they interlard the history of the French in the Netherlands with des- patches of their private...

"The fire of our batteries has compelled the Dutch to

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withdraw to the can-- mates of the Citadel, which are immense. The communications from one bas- , . tion to another are now only made under ground; and except the number o2 men...

" There are reports in circulation of certain kite-flyings between

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the Secretary of a Club and a noble Lord not now in England. They repel the imputation." What kite-flying is, we do not pretend to know ; but presume that it is something...


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; and dis- played powers of acting which we had not before Given him the credit of possessing: Viewed as a whole, it was not so perfect a performance as his William T614—which...

SPURZHEI3I is dead : his own skull will now stand

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on his own table. He will lecture no longer, but be lectured over; and his successor will be able to point out the bump of phrenology at any rate, if there is one. To this...

The first feeling with the vulgar is to believe that

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a man of high rank must be a coward ; next, when they find be does those things which any other man would de, that be is a magnanimous hero. So is it with the young French Duke;...

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Sir WILLIAM HORNE, we have beard, owes his election for

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Maryle- bone to the activity of those among his friends who had influence with the shopkeepers of that borough. Each became for the nonce a solici- tor-general, and entreated...


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Two volumes remarkable for their good sense and the absence of' pretension. The information respecting the condition of the Ger- man people, as far as Sir ARTHUR FAULKNER'S...

One of the principals in the duel at Greenwich, the

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other day, was shot through the most fleshy part of the hip. This is often the part , where the ball takes effect. It is the most appropriate place. In an "affair of honour,"...

More of H. B. !---We 'tracked H. B. to the

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War- Office. We might have gone further into the Army. He is certainly a military man. His costumes have all the neatness and smartness of the undress of -an officer. The only...

Mr. Catutot.n, the last remaining of the greatest and most

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glorious band of patriots that 'aver appeared in history—men who established liberty in the New World by their acts, and restored it in the Old by their example—the 'signers of...

The following colloquy, which lately occurred in the Committee- -

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room of one of the candidates for a Metropolitan borough, shows the idea -which, under the old system of representation, was ever up- permost in the minds of the independent...

A Morning Paper enlightened its readers nis week, with an

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account of the number of Argand lamps with which Mr. JEFEERYS ALLEN, the candidate for .East Surry, lighted up the Picture Gallery of Dul- wich College, of which he is the...


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Talivrts, Visit to Geemanv and the Low Countries in the•Years 1829,-1830, nd 131. By S irArthur Brooke Faulkner. 2 vets Bentley. Emmy, Tito Buccaneer ; a Tale. 3vols...

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THIS is understood to be the production of Mrs. HALL; a lady favourz..'aly known to the world of literature by her sketches of Irish character, in which she rivalled, if she did...

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THE first volume, or series—as it is the fashion to call separate volumes or batches of volumes continuing the same subjects in the same manner—of this publication was received...


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THESE volumes contain an amusing collection of Tales, translated from different German authors, such as PICHLER, SPINDLER, STAHL, and the Swiss writer of innumerable fictions,...

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Is a painstaking romance, by the author of Derwentwater, a book which during its short day enjoyed a respectable character. The present is a still more ambitious effort: its...

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TtNNYSON . It IT does not appear to us, from a very

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attentive- perusal of this volume, that Mr. TENNYSON has either consulted his fame by its publication, or at all approached the beauties of his first pro- duction. His general...

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THERE is a great deal that is liberal and enlightened in this book, and its general perusal can only do good : but we cannot discover in it either new principles or new...


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THE author was led to this inquiry by the loss of two relatives., The dedication is addressed to the objects whose deaths had driven the writer to the conkdation of...


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THIS is a regular catchpenny, and ought to be denounced as such. The "Letters" on which the great name of Sir WALTER SCOTT is impressed, are a few letters such as anybody might...


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TFIIS little book is a kind of literary KITCHENER'S zest. It is se- lected from the literature of the last year or two: it might have been taken from the extracts of the...


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Tins selection is executed with judgment and taste. Under the different heads of the Attributes of God, of the Condition, Duties, and Destiny of Man, and Lyrical and Prophetical...

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moral little book, and may be safely pre- sented to children of eight or•ten, for their amusement, and pe- rused by parents themselves, as a series of good hints as to the tenor...


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Triz Pilgrim's Progress, like Robinson Crusoe, is the "Boy's Own Book ;" and will live as long as the language it is written in. A handsome edition, in a portable form ' has...