24 NOVEMBER 1832

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TEE French forces directed against Antwerp—for they cannot be said to be directed against Holland—have arrived within sight of the citadel. On Tuesday, Marshal GERARD made his...

The French Chambers were opened • on Monday, by Louis

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Primp in person. The following is a copy of the Royal Speech on the occasion, as we find it translated in the Times. " Gentlemen—I am glad, after a long separation, again to...

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CU Court.

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The only events of the Court week, if we except the exhibition of ' Duerow, which the Royal Family witnessed on Tuesday, have been the arrival at Brighton of the Princess...

On Tuesday, in the case of Small v. Attwood, Lord

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Lyndhurst i con- firmed the injunction of the transfer of Stock, of which an i nterim injunction was obtained last week. An attempt has been made to . set aside the verdict of...


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Orders were sent to the Customhouse on Monday morning allowing all vessels bound to Holland, which had cleared out previous to the laying on of the embargo, to sail to the ports...

The Constitutionnel, on the authority of a correspondent, gives the

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following account of the attempted assassination of Louis PHILIP. "Mademoiselle Adele Boury, aged nineteen, daughter of the Postmaster of Bergues, in the Department du Nord,...

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Three fellows, named Wilkes, Skipp, and Cain, were on Monday

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charged before the Lord Mayor with breaking into and plundering a warehouse in Upper Thames Street. The booty was not great. It consisted of a coat, a pair of boots, a pair of...

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ANTI -M I N1STERIAL MEETINGS. A GREAT meeting took place at Leeds on Wednesday, on the question of the Dutch and Belgians,—or in other words, on the questions Nrlictiter...

The above is the penny-a-line account, given of course in

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all those great depositaries of truth and knowledge for whose conservation the newspaper and advertisement taxes are specially continued—the Daily Journals. Let us look at the...

A new banking establishment has just been opened in Bristol.

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The application for a pier or jetty at Gravesend will be repeated to the Reformed Parliament. It was cushioned last time by a Committee of the House of Lords. A correspondent...

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Mr. O'Connell paid a visit the other day to Mr. Scott the Dublin Corporation Repealer, accompanied by a deputation of blacksmiths, with an address. Mr. Scott gave a grand...


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His Majesty has appointed Dr. Macrobin Assistant to Dr. Skene, in the Medical Chair of Marischal College, Aberdeen. Mr. Henry Cockburn, Solicitor-General for Scotland, has been...


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BRIDGEWATER.—Monday, a deputation of twelve of the principal inhabitants of the town of Bridgewater waited upon Colonel Tynte, and presented an address from the electors,...

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AYR Bow:ans.—James Cruikshank, Esq., of Langley Park, Forfarshire, a gentleman

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of great respectability and independent prin- ciples, intends to offer as a candidate.—Ayr Observer.

Mr. Boyton, at a recent meeting of the Dublin Conservatives,

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gave the following estimate of the Irish returns- " I have searched all the counties, cities, and boroughs that return 105 members to Parliament; and with every search I could...


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On flue 13th inst., at Windsor Castle, Lady SYDNEY, Of a still-born infant. On the 21st inst., the Viscountess TURNOUR, of a daughter. On the 5th inst., at Gadlys. near...

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The following paragraphs appeared in the Times of Tuesday, in

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the order in which we give them— The following list of 'anticipated English County Members has been banded about in the highest quarters. It is calculated to the 26th of...

We have heard repeated complaints of the treatment to which

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naval officers are exposed in their interviews with the First Lord of the Ad- miralty. His manners are described as the very reverse of courteous. His favours are unaccompanied...

The French Ministers will, it is said, be in a

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minority ill their at- tempt to try the Dutchess DE BERRI by a special law ; the Deputies will impeach her. It has been agreed, at a private meeting of the French Deputies, •...

The accounts front Oporto come down to the 17th. The

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position of the besieged and besieging parties is the , , mer as it was. On the • 14th, a sortie was made by the garrison, Nr 111111, after some considerable opposition, drove...


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The only Dews front Antwerp, this morning, consists of,a, rvuiitnmi- cation made, or intended to he made, to Baron I '11AssE, that if he be - content to admit the neutrality of...

FROM THE LONDON GAZETTES, Tuesday, November 20.

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PARTNERSHIPS DISSOLVED. SMITH and WADDET.L, Birmingham, conelphuildere—LAMIIERT nil Ttionsom, Old Bond Street, dress-makers—BILLsom and Co , Pertsea, linen drapers—Wu:rl: and...

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It is amusing to observe how entirely the Tories and

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the Whigs have now changed sentiments as well as positions. During the last war, and long after, the Tory writers complained most grievously of the encouragement which their...

The Cholera Board, on Wednesday,

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"Closed its light labours, with a sigh, to find The swift recovery of dull mankind." The reports have indeed so regularly diminished of late, that it became plain and evident...


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STOCK EXCHANA FRIDAY EVENING. The operations in the Money Market during the week, have given abundant evidence of the indisposition of the holders of Stock to part with their...


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The Cape Breton, Johnson, from Liverpool to the Cape, has put into Cork leaky. The Arabian, Molt, from Bengal to Bristol, put back on the 26th June leaky, and was discharging at...

The politicians of Belgium are extremely busy in inventing reasons

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why General CHASSE should not batter down Antwerp. We think the mere fact that Antwerp does not stand in his way, is a pretty Talid reason. It is indeed observed, that the...

It may be necessary to explain to the uninitiated, that

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the grand source of the very extraordinary unanimity that prevails in the district meetings of the Conservative candidates, arises out of the fact, that these meetings, however...

We were wont to imagine that a narrow thoroughfare was

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an inconvenience. It seems, however, we were mistaken. Mr. PETER JEFFREY, who was so active during the building of London Bridge, in suggesting plans for its improvement, thus...

A robbery was committed at CROCKFORD'S Bazaar, the week before

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last, which has been cushioned, because of the respectability of the thieves; a whimsical reason, it must be owned. We are sorry, because we think the vindication of public...

A sort of sneaking amende has been made by Lord

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ItIENLEY'S Committee for the imputation of Atheism cast upon Mr. HOME. Mr. HANNIBAL SANDYS junior now pretends, that in his letter he did not point at Mr. HOME (nor, it would...

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We observed, in the Supplement on PUBLIC EXPENDITURE, that the Diplomatic service was the most lucrative in the patronage of Govern- ment. A glance at the reduced Table of...


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IN pursuance of our engagement, we continue our exposition of this important question. The Postponed Subject we select for the present Topic is the Oipromatic arrbirc. The...

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A saving of 29,100/. in an expenditure of 79,625/. has been effected by the present Ministry in the Consular service. Without attaching much weight to a gossiping report that...

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IN our closing remarks in the last SUPPLEMENT, we observed that there was probably a difference of some 200,000/. or 800,0001. between our accounts and what would be the...

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THE WESTMINSTER ELECTION. Irappears certain that there will be a contest for Westminster The sitting members again come forward; being called upon 1 Ay a large body of the...

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lv will be recollected that the requisition to Mr. THORNELY to . .k.tand for Liverpool was signed by upwards of 1,700 electors; and we have just received inforniation, which...


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THIS gentleman, as our readers are aware, is a candidate to re- present the borough of Finsbury. Some of our contemporaries have objected to his fitness, on the ground that...

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SHERIDAN KNOWLES'S personation of William Tell has esta- blished him as an actor. His performance of the Hunchback was deemed extraordinary as a spontaneous effort of natural...

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It seems probable that two German companies will find their

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way to this country next season. One of them is to be engaged by the new lessee of the King's Theatre. This is rather a dan- gerous game for -him to play. The effect of bringing...

We learn, with pleasure, that WILLMAN has been elected a

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member of the Philharmonic Society. This distinction could not have been more fitly or worthily bestowed.


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THE work of reform is proceeding in the Philharmonic - Society exactly as we could wish. Instead of being the arena for mise- rable intrigue and mere personal advancement, the...

We noticed the resignation of Sir JOHN ROGERS as the

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Pre- sident of the Madrigal Society; and we have great pleasure in learning that Mr. W. LINLEY has been elected his successor. The name of LINLEY is so associated with English...

While' talking about managers and actors, we cannot refrain from

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deprecating a little bit of malicious triumph which is in- dulged in by YATES at the expense of LAPORTE, in the introduc- tion to the laughable extravaganza brought out at the...

The Manager of Covent Garden has prudently determined on opening

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the theatre only three or four nights in the week, until Christmas • and the actors have agreed to submit to a reluction - of their salaries one half during this period. We...

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THIS is a book which must be immediately set apart from the crowd of ephemeral books with which the press is teeming. It is not a book made, but a book conceived and animated,...


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History of the Greek Revolution. By Thomas Gordon, F.R.S. 2 vols Blackwood. MEDICINE, Four Lectures on the Study and Practice of Medicine. delivered on different occasions in...

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THE perusal of these Lectures gives additional cause for bitter re- gret that their author, owing to any cause whatever, should have been removed from a large sphere of...

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THE BOOK OF BEAUTY. WE really do not know how to look this procession of fine full-grown Foundlings of Fancy in their beautiful faces, and complain, as we are most critically...


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IT is impossible to understand the state of a man's mind who could write and publish a novel or legend, or whatever it may be, so utterly destitute of even common sense as is...


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THIS is a most laborious, and we judge, accurate investigation into the history, composition, and medicinal effects, of all the cele- brated baths and springs, both hot and...