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THIS has perhaps been the most anxious week of the Parliamen- tary session. At the commencement, it was quite uncertain in what way the Commons would deal with the alterations...

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The Government law against the Press of France was voted

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on Saturday, in the Chamber of Deputies, by a majority of 226 to 153. The only material alteration was the reduction of the deposit or cautionnement on the daily journals, from...

According to the last accounts from Madrid, every symptom of

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insurrection had disappeared. GALIANO, the Cadiz Deputy, had been set at large, as well as the Colonel of the Urban Militia, who had been arrested. There were many rumours of a...

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chatc4 anti Pratcrltingriill Parriantritt.

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1. THE MUNICIPAL BILL. In the House of Commons, on Monday, a great number of petitions were presented against the Lords' amendments, and a few in favour of them. Among the...

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tine Court.

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THE King and Queen dined on Monday with the Duke of Cumber- land, and a select party, at Kew Palace. On Wednesday, the King, attended by Sir Herbert Taylor, came to town to hold...

Cbe Ilietropoitst.

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Ilireetings to petition Parliament to reject the alterations of the Peers in the Municipal Bill have been held during the week, in the Tower .Hamlets, the Ward of Portsoken, the...

At the Bow Street Office, on Wednesday, a known thief,

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named Woolley, was charged with robbing a Polish gentleman of his purse, containing upwards of 10/. in Chancery Lane, and with assaulting the constable and others who took him...

There have been an unusual number of accidents, and attempts

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at suicide, this week. We subjoin accounts of some of them. On Wednesday night, a fire broke out in a lodging-house in the " Rookery " in St. Giles's parish. The poor Irish, who...

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ebe Country.

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The provincial news this week consists almost entirely of accounts of meetings to petition the House of Commons not to sanction the mutilation of the Municipal Bill by the...

The following extracts from different country papers—and they are only

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a sample of many—will prove the activity of both Reformers and Tories with a view to the registration. In the West Riding, and probably through the kingdom generally, the Tories...

The Earl of Winchilsea has recently been very profuse in

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his dis- tribution of fawns to various individuals residing in the villages around Haverholm. Beneficent as his Lordship may appear to be, some of his lynx-eyed neighbours have...

Mr. Thomas Berry, who was for many years an Army

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Quarter- master, and lately accepted the commutation, was killed a few days ago, by being thrown out of, and run over by, one of the trams on the Leeds and Selby Railway. He was...

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It is believed that the Earl of Minto will succeed

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Lord Auckland as First Lord of the Admiralty. It is believed that the Earl of Minto will succeed Lord Auckland as First Lord of the Admiralty. The following order, which has...

The Belfast Northern Whig, received this morning, has an energetic

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and spirit-stirring article, headed " OUR CHURCH BILL DESTROYED, O r UR POLICE BILL REJECTED, AND OUR REGISTRATION BILL DOOMED!" T o this may be added, the Dublin Police Bill...

Mr. O'CONNELL gave notice last night, that, in the next

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session, he should move for the appointment of a Select Committee "to inquire and report whether it be necessary for the maintenance of the rights and liberties of the people of...

Last night, the Duke of WELLINGTON stated without reserve, that

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lie bad assigned to Lord LYNDHURST the duty of superintending the mangling of the Municipal Bill in the House of Peers. It is also known, that at the Duke's bidding, PEEL left...


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The Tories are fond of asserting that the change in the Scottish Municipal system has thrown the government of the towns into the hands of men of comparatively small property....

Norman Maclean, a witness who was committed to the custody

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of the Sergeant-at-Arms for prevarication before the Committee on General Darling's conduct, escaped from the Westminster Hotel, Westminster Bridge, on Sunday ; and has not...

It is plain that Lord LYNDHURST has got "the length

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of Lord BROUGHAM'S foot" (in vulgar parlance), though Lord BROUG mot very probably imagines that LYNDHURST is his tool. Any one, how- ever, who takes the trouble to pass an...


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The Lords met at four o'clock ; and after several bills had been for- warded a stage, Lord ELLEN110R0UGH read some resolutions agreed to by a Committee appointed to confer with...


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OFFICE OF ORDNANCE, Aug. 31.—Corps of Royal Engineers—Second Lieut. F. A. Yorke to be First Lieut. vice A. F. Campbell, resigned; &Vend Capt. L. A. Hall to be Capt. vice Reid,...

F. A. Z. is informed that we never insert volunteer

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critiques, on any subject ; if we dik our own strictures would lose their authority, whatever it may be worth, and our columns be defaced by the puffs of interested parties and...

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Arrived—Off Cowes, Sept. 1st, William Lockerby, Rowe, from Batavia. In the Clyde. Aug. 29th, John Campbell, M'Lelland, from Bombay. /it Bombay, April 18th, Osprey. Salmon, from...


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Dl RTIIS. On the 31st ult., at Athlone, Lady DUCHAN, of a son. On the 20th ult., at Teviot Row. Edinburgh. Mrs. LEBURN. of a son. Ou the 21st ult., at Errol Park, Perthshire,...


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STOCK EXCHANGE. FRIDAY AFTERNOON. The Consol Market has experienced a decided improvemeut since our last report ; which has been attributed, in a considerable degree, to the...


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Reform of the Civil Administration, Revenue, and Expenditure of the Government of Malta, conformably to the actual limited resources of that island, its reduced trade, and the...

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TORYISM versus UTILITY. Fsw months have elapsed since it was almost an insult to call a man a Tory. The breed of Tories seemed to be extinct; they REFORM OF THE HOUSE OF...

HURST faction. Commons upon reconsideration determine to pass. This is

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only The thoroughgoing Morning Post thus boastingly proclaims a palliative of the evil, and whatever the constitution of a Second the policy and designs of the men whose...

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"Count John Tyszkiewiez, a Russian gentleman, was yesteiday afternoon robbed, in Fleet Street, of his purse, containing ten sovereigns and six shillings, by a young man, a...


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TO TIIE EDITOR OP THE SPECTATOR. Albany, 2d September 1835. SIR—Agreeable • to that spirit which, whenever you honour me with mention, animates your remarks, a paragraph in...


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IN a previous column, we ,have given a sketch of a new constitu- tion for the island of Malta, drawn up by a gentleman of talent and industry, a native of Malta, now in London,...

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A TWOFOLD curiosity, to see once more that noble pile of Eliza- bethan architecture Hatfield House, and the fine pictures it con- tains, and to view St. Alban's Abbey since it...

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From a correspondence in the newspapers, it appears that Sir

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F . B. Head has required and received an apology from Mr. H. N. Cole ridg e, i (on behalf of his deceased uncle,) for the publication of a passage n Coleridge's Table Talk ; Sir...


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IN literature the results of observation are chiefly shown in two ways. Those of the first and commonest sort merely enable the observer to represent truly what he has himself...


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Trernord‘n Cliff. By Frances Trollope, Author of " Domestic Manners of the Ameriinitts," Eke. In 3 vols. Bentleys The Land of Vision ; or Glimpses of the Past, the Present, and...

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Is a mystical work, of some fancy and much elegance of style, with a sprinkling of school philosophy, and of theological doc- trines more charitable than orthodox. The subject,...


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THE all-engrossing interest of Politics has affected Literature as well as other things ; and the publications of the week are few and unimportant. Of the two works added to our...