25 AUGUST 1838

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Under the auspices of Mr. O'CoNNELL, a new Association has

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been formed in Dublin, for the ostensible purpose of obtaining a remedy for Irish wrongs; among which the Tithe Bill of last ses- sion. which Mr. O'CONNELL himself supported on...


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The movement of " the masses" did not end with the Birming- ham meeting. The men of the North are ready to take part in it. There has already been a large assemblage of the...

Four subjects, each of consideiahle interest, occupy the atten- tion

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of our French neighbours,—a new combination of parties in opposition to the Ministry and the Court ; the sugar question, or the Home Beet-root versus the Colonial Cane ; the...

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The only intelligence of interest from Spain relates to an

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un- successful attack of the Carlist General, the Marquis of VALDES-. PENAS, on a body of Biscayans, headed by LACA, formerly a Car- list officer. This news is important,...

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THE Queen received visits, on Monday morning, from the Duke of Sussex and Lord Melbourne. The Premier dined with her Majesty in the evening. On Tuesday afternoon, the Queen,...

Letters from Constantinople mention, that an English arma- ment from

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Bombay had taken possession of Bushire, on the Per- sian Gulf; and confirm a previous statement that Mr. M'NIEL, the British Minister at the court of Persia, had broken off all...

A report came to London on Thursday, from the Mediterranean,

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that a British schooner, the Cruise, had been captured by the Russians in the Black Sea, off the coast of Circassia. The rumour, however, is not generally credited. There had...

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Mr. Harvey is said to have been appointed Registrar of Hackney Carriages for the Metropolis under Alderman Wood's new act. We hope that the Member for Southwark has bargained...

By the Royal William steamer, which arrived in Liverpool on

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Sunday, after a splendid voyage from New York in fourteen days and a half, some particulars have been received of Lord DURHAM'S viceroyal progress through the Canadas. The...

The Central Criminal Court Sessions commenced on Monday. The number

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of prisoners is 367,—larger than has been known at the same season of the year since the establishment of the Court in 1834. The offences, too, are serious. There are three...

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The Globe yesterday gave the following account of a fatal

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duel, from a correspondent, who mentioned no names— " A duel was fought on Wimbledon Common yesterday, in a ravine, about two hun- dred yards from the mill. The result was fatal...


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The working classes " have been meeting in large numbers in the North and South—in manufacturing Lancashire end agricultural Suf- folk. On the evening of the 1GO,, about 20,000...

On Tuesday afternoon, as the Queen was passing through the

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triumphal arch at the entrance of the Green Park, facing Apsley House, on her road to Windsor, a man in the crowd threw a letter into the royal carriage, with such force as to...

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There has been a good deal of electioneering excitement this

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week in Yarmouth. It will be recollected that a compromise was effected be- tween the Liberals and Tories, according to which the former agreed to give up Mr. Wilshere, one of...

Mr. Russell Bowlby called the attention of Judge Alderson to

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the remarks imputed to him on charging the Jury in Mr. Bowlby's case against the scurrilous Newcastle paper, and which were noticed in the Spectator a fortnight ago. Judge...

The following are now on a visit at Longsbaw, a

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sporting-lodge near Sheffield, belonging to the Duke of Rutland. The Duke of Rat' land, Lord and Lady Southampton, Sir Robert Peel, Lord Goal Manners, Sir Richard Sutton, &c....

Mr. Swynfen Jervis, Member for Bridport, sent the following letter

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to Mr. Attwood with his subscription of five pounds to the Birmingham Political Union. " Whitehall Place, August 4th. 153S. " Dear Sir—I received the Petition you did me the...

The Association for the Advancement of Science had their gel *

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ing this year at Newcastle-upon- Tyne. The Committee met thee t ; Saturday, and despatched some preliminary business. The sectionse, sembled on Monday in their various...

A meeting of the shareholders in the Grand Junction Railway

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took place on Wednesday week, at the Cotton Sale-room, Liverpool. The meeting came to the determination of creating an addition of half t million sterling to the stock of the...

The accounts of' the crops are chiefly derived from the

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mete of last week, when the weather was fine ; consequently they wen more favourable than would now be received, for the weather during the present week has been unsettled, and...

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A numerous meeting was held in the Caledonian Hall, Dundee, on t he 13th instant, to hear speeches from Mr. Abraham Duncan of Glasgow, and Mr. Fraser of Edinburgh, on the...


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Mr. O'Connell's new club of agitation is to he called " The Pre- cursor Society of Ireland." It is intended that this society shall con- tinue till the end of next session of...

11r. O'Connell has actually gone to Mount Atelleray, upon "

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a re- treat" for eight days; during which, it is said, he is to devote himself to religious exercises, according to the rigid system adopted in that monastery The monks who...

The following well-reasoned arid forcible article appears in the Dub-

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lin Freeman ' s Journal ; a paper whose disposition is favourable to the 1Vhig Government, though its honesty will not allow it to apologize for the political tergiversation of...

The last bubble of Spottiswode's Joint-Stock-Company Gang has burst !

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and with no better lack than that of its predecessors. The Westmeath Tories have abandoned the struggle, at last, in despair; and Chapman and Nagle continue the unquestioned...

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A trial before the Royal Court of Paris has excited

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the public interest of that capital to an extreme degree. Our readers have head of the attacks against M. Emile de Girardin for having set commas eittl enterprises on foot, and...

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The Marquis of tleadfort is to have the rilnusl of the order of St. Patrick, worn by the late Marquis of °monde. Mr. Binning, a Commissioner of Customs, is about to retire; to...

We are glad to find from all quartets that the

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fine harvestable weather of the lust few weeks still c prcvail on)hont the British Islands. The fear, therefore, of a deficient crop, will, we hope, prove at all events...

The Glasgow Argus of the lath contains an address from

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the work- men of the Govanhill Colliery to its proprietor, Ala Dixon, of Glas- gow. It is a very interesting document, highly creditable to the work- men who presented, and the...

Some of the Liberal journals, which were last year firm

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allies of as Whig-Radical Ministry, exhibit disgust at the recent conduct of the Whigs. Among these is the Liverpool Albion ; which says- " All faith in public melt begins to be...

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Lieutenant G. E. Cuyler, of the Second or Queen's Royals,

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has been tried by Court-martial at Simla, in India, for having reported falsehoods of his superior officer, Captain Keith. There were two charges arising out of this...

The Hertford Reformer (a Whig-Radical paper, which, though of provincial

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locality, is metropolitan and Parliamentary in many of its political speculations,) says that all the " pure Whigs" will follow Lord John Russell, and become " first, Reform...

The quarterly average of the weekly liabilities and assets of

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the Bank of England, from the 119th of May to the 2Ist of August, ap- peared in last night's Gazette. LIABILITIES. ASSETS. Circulation £19,481,000 Securities £' 1...


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STOCK EXCHANGE. FRIDAY AFTERNOON. The business here has not been more extensive or important than usual ; and the fluctuation of the English Stock Market has been but trifling,...


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TO THE EDITOR OF THE SPECTATOR. 3, St. James's Sirtare, 2241 A ingest Ica SIR—In doing me the honour to review the first part of my eventful history, recently published in two...


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SATURDAY. The Mimiteur of Thursday, received this morning, announces the capture of Morella, a small town in Valencia, by the Queen of Spain's troops. This event is said to be...


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Arrived—At Gravesend, /log. 21,', Earl of Liverpool, from Bombay; 23d, Vectis, Iseinouger ; and Duke of K 'ant Now by, from New South Walt.s. At Deal, 22d, Bobo°, Brock, from...

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LETTER IL The Select Committee en Railroads, one of the best Committees that ever sat, who have done very great service to the pal die. sifted and enaillered this question,...

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CORN PROSPECTS. THE price of' wheat advabees or falls in the London and provir.. cial markets according to the variations in the weather. A fine day damps the speculator; with...

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Isr an additional article to a second edition of the Lond'in and Westminster Review, the Ordinances of Lord. DURHAM are de- fended with a zeal approaching to enthusiasm. The...

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THE last two sessions of Parliament, so unsatisfactory in most respects, produced a valuable inquiry into the subject of Criminal WILLIAM Transportation. To Sir vv testaat...

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AN interesting musical exhibition took place in this venerable id beautiful building, on Tuesday evening. In order to encourage the cultivation of the pure style of Church...

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A Mr. WALTER LACY, from the Liverpool Theatre, made his

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debt at the Haymarket on Tuesday, as Charles Surface. Though a useful acquisition to that company, he does not All a void on the stage ; the gay gallants and fine gentlemen of...


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TIIE Italian Opera closed for the season on Saturday night : wishing to take leave of it with a favourable impression, amid with recollections upon which we could feast till...


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ALBERTAZZT, of the Italian stage, took a benefit at Drury Lane Theatre on Monday; and the house was crowded to suffocation with a more brilliant audience than ordinary. Even the...

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At the Lyceum, Winne: 'S comical antics and feats of

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agility make the absurdities of The Devil's Opera amusing, now that the audience understand the diablerie is fun and not earnest. WIELAND not only carries on the plot, but...

The five Indian Dancing-girls—veritable Bayadares brought from a temple near

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Pondicherry—whose fame has resounded in the French journals, have arrived in Paris, and (lanced before the King and the Court at the Tuileries. The feuilletoniste of the Dards,...

On the night of the 16th instant, the Theatre at

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Sinigaglia, in the Roman States, was entirely consumed by fire. The ballet of The Battle of Navarino had been performed, and it was supposed thut some sparks of fire at the last...


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ALTHOUGH the first volume of this Correspondence will not have much attraction for the general—that is, for the idle and the lane rant reader, and is likely to disappoint...

The charming CELESTE has taken leave of us, in a

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" farewell ad- dress to the British public," dated from Liverpool, the lust spot of English ground she trod upon ; in which she gives vent to the grateful feelings of a lively...


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lifOORAPHY, Correspondence of William Pitt, Earl of Chatham. Edited by the Executors orbi, Son, John Earl of Chatham, a n d published from the Original Manuscript, la th,4;...

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1829, Mr. RAIKES started fur Hamburg, in an ill- !' No v ember steam-boat, with a vulgar and motley company, con- 01) „ h says , very strikingly with the " well-known resorts of...

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HIS LIFE OF SCOTT. THIS is a pamphlet of 88 pages, by the Son and the Trustees of' the late Mr. JAMES BALLANTYNE — the schoolfellow, printer, partner, manuscript-reviser, and...

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THE season for art, as for every thing else, is over: the last exhibi- tion, and the best—the pictures by the Old Masters at the British In- stitution—closes to-day. Publication...

We have received a long letter from Mr. WILLIAM JONES,

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MA,, intimating dissatisfaction with the " conciseness " of our notice of his Lectures on Ecclesiastical History; complaining of Its injustice; taking up its leading points in...

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The principles of Perspective are few and simple, but their

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explanation makes them appear difficult ; and the detailed application of them to a complex variety of forms renders such a multiplicity of lines necessary, that the learner is...


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THE subject of Light and Shadow, with reference to the art of picture. making, would seem already exhausted ; but if little that is really new can be said, the mere reiteration...