3 MAY 1851

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In want of real, earnest purpose, the great Protectionist meet-

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ing in London and the aggregate meeting of Roman Catholics in Dublin are much upon a par. At the former, all present pledged themselves to implicit confidence in Lord Stanley...

It is easy to make good resolutions; the difficulty lies

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in keep- ing them. The House of Commons broke up for the usual Easter holydays with a virtuous determination to set vigorously to work as soon as the recess was over, though all...


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THE character of the week has been essentially festive. People's thoughts have been running on the great Exhibition of Industry; bent upon sight-seeing, they have been...

The gayer doings of the Industrial Exhibition and the supple-

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mentary festivals that have arisen out of it, will this year throw the customnry "May meetings" somewhat into the shade. In numbers, however, these assemblages are likely to be...

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PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OF THE WEEK. Mom OF LORDS. Thursday, May 1. No business of interest. Friday, May 2. No business of interest. HorsE OF CONNONS.—Monday, April 28. Ceylon ;...

Paris has been disquieted by the circulation of a bulletin

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or manifesto, purporting to emanate from the ultra-democratic "Cen- tral Committee of Resistance," provocative of an immediate insur- rection. The subsequent appearance of a...

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THE Queen and Prince Albert came to town from Windsor on Mon- day. Her Majesty held a Court that afternoon, to receive Prince Henry of the Netherlands as a visitor at the...

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Queen Victoria has inaugurated the Exhibition of the Works of Indus- try of All Nations, by opening the great building in Hyde Park on the promised day—Thursday the 1st of May ;...

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Mr. John Simeon, M.P. for the Isle of Wight, has announced his con- - version to the Roman Catholic faith, and his intention to retire im- mediately from Parliament. The address...

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FRANCE.—The Paris journals depict a state of considerable alarm at the prospect, real or imaginary, of an insurrectionary movement on the 4th of May. A very violent...


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The great aggregate meeting of the Roman Catholics of Ireland, so long In preparation, took place at the Rotunda in Dublin on Tuesday. Though the admission was by ticket the...


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Tuesday's Gazette notified the appointment by the Queen of Lord Bloomfield, K.C.B., now Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipoten- tiary at the Court of St. Petersburg, to be...

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SATURDAY: The House of Commons last night discussed in Committee the Pro- perty-and-Income-tax Act Bill. The amendment which Mr. FREfm- FIELD moved according to notice, for...

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The Queen and Prince Albert with several of their children,

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aiia the princely guests who are visiting them from the continent, went to the Exhibition today, and spent some couple of hours in wandering through it. A vast number of the...

The friends of those emigrants to New Zealand who left

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this country last autumn to commence the Canterbury settlement, will rejoice to learn that news has been received of the safe arrival at Port Cooper of three out of the fleet of...

Accounts from Paris, of yesterday evening's date, say that the

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Police had discovered the clandestine printing-office from which the bulletin cir- culated by the "Central Committee of Resistance" was issued ; and that M. Greppo and M. Miot,...

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The "New Strand" has been reopened, with the new name

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of " Punch's Playhouse," by Mr. Copeland, manager of two Liverpool the- atres, and 'brother of Mrs. Fitzwilliam. The opening piece, in which the squabbles of two ne.tt-door...

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Whenever the season of French Plays commences, we are sure to be re- minded by some manifestation or other, that of the great cities Paris and London, the former affords the...

The Philharmonic concert of Monday—the fourth of the season—was honoured

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with the presence of the Queen and Prince Albert. The Duke of Wellington was among the distinguished personages who occupied the Royal box. The concert, in compliance with what...

Mademoiselle Alaymo, a tragedian and soprano of Italian fame, ap-

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peared at Her Majesty's Theatre on Saturday, in the character of Luerezia Borgia. She showed considerable powers ; but her performance, on the whole, made less impression than...

Later accounts from the scene of the terrible railway disaster

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in the Fred- sham tunnel communicate very few additional particulars. All appears to be still in confusion. Even the number of dead is not known, still teas that of the wounded....


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STOCK EXCHANGE, FRIDAY ArTERNOON. money is to be had nearly as cheaply as ever, the rate of discount in bard street being from 21 to 3 per cent, there was the usual...

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THE EXPOSITION. Mum trumpeting of preparation, prolonged for a full year, had produced the usual effect, and not a few had begun to grow sick of "the Exposition," especially...


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By clubbing their forces from various parts of the country, the Protectionists are able to fill Drury Lane Theatre, with a supple- mental meeting in St. Martin's Hall: what then...

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THE METROPOLIS. THE main alteration on the present system proposed by Sir George Grey is the consolidation of all the nine joint-stook Water Com- panies on either side of the...


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To be lost is often to be endowed with a special value : the lost books of Livy are prized above price ; the island of Atlantis is worth an indefinite sum per acre ; and we have...

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THE republication in a pamphlet form of Lord Brougham's speech on introducing the Law of Evidence Bill,* suggests the advantage of reviewing the arguments against and in favour...

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As the gallants of the French court tossed up the slipper of Ninon de rEnclos in a ragout, so Alexis Soyer has cooked up Lady Bles- sington's deserted house into a banqueting...


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[The following letter was originally addressed to the rnzes, but it has not yet al). peared in that journal. In a private letter to us, the writer urges the claim to put forth,...

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ADVERSE OCCUPATION. Sia — A gift is to be disposed after the receiver's pleasure, a trust is dis- charged according to the trustee's discretion. Where no conditions are ex-...

A Gratz journal states that the price of paper is

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rising in Vienna in eon. sequence of the demand being greater than the supply, particularly with respect to ordinary writing and packing paper. Some printing-offices are at a...

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KELLY'S EXCURSION TO CALIFORNIA. * ML WrT,T,TAM KELLY is an Irishman of some enterprise and expe- rience, who started for the - United States in January 1849 to seek fortune in...

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style of sermons from different churches be ex- amined, it will be found, we think, that the Nonconformists are distinguished by an accumulation of images reiterating as much as...

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THE framework or story of this novel consists of the "autobio- graphy of a Scotch minister's daughter," from early youth to the period when she tells her tale in the decline of...

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BOOKS. .Notes of a Residence in the Canary Islands, the South of Spain, and Algiers ; illustrative of the State of Religion in those Countries. By the Reverend Thomas Debary,...

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THE ROYAL ACADEMY EXHIBITION. YESTERDAY the Academicians had a second experience of their most novel institution—a private-view day. The only positive result we can record of...


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The view-day common to both the Old and the New Water-Colour So- cieties affords immediate and special occasion for a comparison of their strength. In number of works, the...

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The noble collection of casts by Flaxman-groups of figures, statues, and relievi-presented to University College by his sister-in-law and executrix, Miss Denman, has been open...


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A very interesting collection of the works of British artists, living or recently deceased, has been opened at Mr. Wass's Gallery, 188 Bond Street, with the view of fairly and...


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On the 23d April, at East Tisted Rectory, the Wife of the Rev. F. H. Cunning- ham, of a son. On the 23d, Lady Knighton, of a son, still-born. On the 23d, at Castle Ashby,...


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Results of the Registrar-General's return of mortality in the Metropolis for the week ending on Saturday last. Ten Weeks Week. of of 1841-50. 1851. Zymotic Diseases 1,672 .......


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WAR-OFFICE, May 2.-4th Regt. of Drag. Guards-Lieut. E. H. Lane to be Capt. by purchase, vice Cunningham, who retires; Cornet J. Glasgow to be Lieut. by pur- chase, vice Lane....

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Tueaday, April 29. PARTNERSHIPS DissoLvEn.-Gill and Silley, South Mo1ton Street, plumbers- Bowen and Sons, Morriston, Glamorganshire, manufacturers of naphtha ; as far as...


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BANK OF ENGLAND. An Account, pursuant to the Act 7th and slim Victoria, cap. 32, for the week ending on Saturday. the 26th day of April 1851. ISSUE DEPADTMENT• Notes issued...