16 JULY 1831

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THE Reform question moves, and therefore we conclude it lives. On Tuesday night (or rather on Wednesday morning), after seven divisions, the House was permitted to go into...

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The Belgian Congress has at length decided on the acceptance

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-of the preliminary articles of peace ; and Prince LEOPOLD is now de facto King of Belgium. The division on this great question, which involves not-less the peace of Europe at...

The only facts of interest which we have this week

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to record re- specting Poland, are the discovery of a conspiracy in the capital, and the death of the Archduke .CONSTANTINE. The death of the Archduke took place. at Witepsk,...

The number of the French Chamber of Deputies, under the

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new law, will be 459, instead of 430 of which it consisted last year. Of these, 334 had been ascertained on Saturday ; and out of the 334, the Ministry had secured 248, being...

TILE KING AND tus COU ItT.-011 Wednesday, Isis Majesty held

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a Privy Connell ; when the Coronation was agreed to he celebrated on the 8th of September, and the members of the Privy Council were appointed a Court of Claims to hear and...

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THE LONDON UNIVERSITY.—On Wednesday, a meeting of the pro- prietors

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and other friends of this institution was held in the large the- atre of the University, for the purpose of witnessing the distribution of prizes to the more successful students...

ALDERMAN THOMPSON AND THE BILL .—On Tuesday, Alderman Thompson, much to

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the surprise of his constituents, but we believe not at all to the surprise of the Reformers in the House of Commons, saw fit to join Lord Maitland in his attempt to delay and...

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MIL GISBORNE, M.P.—On Monday, this gentleman, in descending the steep

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hill into Buxton, was thrown out of his phaeton, and two wheels of the carriage passed over his face, and along the whole length. of his body. He succeeded, however, in keeping...

STREET ROBBERY,—AS Mrs. Tracey, a lady of respectability, residing at

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Ludgate Hill, was passing down Cheapside on Monday, two fellows came round her, and cutting her reticule which was round her arm, and contained eigbLen sovereigns, ran away with...

DISTRESS IN IRELAND. — It grieves us to be obliged to mention,

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that disease, which is always the concomitant of starvation, has afflicted our people; and that fever and cholera morbus are making ravages amongst them, which could not be...

ROBERT Taysone—The Surry Magistrates have directed that this man should

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be treated in every respect as others who are convicted of misde- meanour. It is most foolish to observe any peculiarity of conduct to- wards him. He only wants to be made a...

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Pi imeo LODOE.—On Saturday the workmen commenced erecting a new

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lodge in St. James's Park, near the New Palace. It is to be similar to the one at Grosvenor Gate, Hyde Park, with two entrances. In a few weeks it is expected the workmen will...

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THE VOTES.—This is a very meagre document ; but the

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dry way in -which it puts the brawling scene of Tuesday night is amusing. Having noticed the result of the division on Lord Maitland's Apple-pye motion, which brings down the...

Tualtiaut Qtralithitraz.---Tfle 'Smyrna fetters of the 3d instant,

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• t • • announce that the plague had broken out at that place ; but was not ex- pected to make much progress, the season being far advanced. The novel precaution of quarantine...


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MY LORD—A letter having appeared in the Morning. Post of Monday; signed " An Independent Freeholder of Forfarshire," in which yoUr Lord- ship's political conduct is virulently...

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The Hon. and Rev. Lord J. Thynne has vacated the Subdeanery of Lincoln : his Lordship is understood to have exchanged it for a prebendal stall at Westminster with the Rev. T. M....


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WAR-OFFICE, July 12,1831.-3rd Regt. of Dragoon Guards : Cornet J. E. Dyson to be Lieut. by purchase, vice Sheppard. who retires; E. Evans, Gent. to be Ens. by purchase, vice...


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Arrived - At Gravesend, July 14th, Lady East, Denny, from Bengal ; Henry, Bunny, from Van Diemen's Land ; and Forth, Robertson, from New South Wales. 15th, Lord Hungerford,...


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BIRTHS. On the 9th inst. at Breadsall Rectory, Derbyshire, the Lady of the Rev. HERVEY R. Com 6. of a son. On the Snd inst. at White House, the Lady Lucy GRANT, of a son. On...


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There was considerable agitation in the Market on Thursday, in consequence of a sudden and not very Intelligible fall of 2 per cent. in the French Funds. The de- pression of the...


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OXFORD. JULY 11. - On Thursday last the Rev. C. Boothby, of St. Mary Hall, was admitted to the degree of Master of Arts, Grand Compounder. On Saturday, being the last day of...


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PARTNERSHIPS DISSOLVED. NORTZELL and BROUGHTON, Bouverie Street, Fleet Street, hardwaremen - J. and W. SISLEY, Size Lane, silk warehousemen - WEST and Woon, University of...

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PUBLIC FUNDS. Solar. Mon. Tues. 921 31 8•J' 1 it 821 82/3 291 830414 8-1f 4 Ii — -- 89i 904 913 994 99 199 201 2091 201 161 17 17 1-16 4 43 14 9 12 10 7 15 16 14 14 14 13 IS...

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WHEN it.was asked the other night what the people would gain by the Reform Bill, Mr. WILLIAM BROUGHAM, with equal point and propriety, replied, " All that the Boroughmongers...


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THE DEBATES OF THE WEEK. NEW arguments in the discussion of the Reform Bill may be desi- derated, but the public can no longer complain of languor in carry- ing it on. The...

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THE Cholera works abroad, and if we may believe the reports of those who " Bode ruin From what they fear, yet know not what they fear," it works at home also. Abroad it has...


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HAYMARKET. A NEW Comedy, called The School for Coquettes, was brought out at this theatre on Thursday. It is a clever production, from the pen of Mrs. GORE, who is known as the...

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WE have had an opportunity, during the last week, of seeing and hearing the extraordinary child, GIULIO REGONDI, whose musi. cal talent, as a performer on the guitar, has...

SHALDER'S FOUNTAIN Pume.—The principle upon which this pump is constructed,

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is that of avoiding the friction of the common pump. This is accomplished by substituting for the sucker a metal bucket, attached by a flexible leather connecter to the...

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HISTORY, History of Poland. (Lardner's Cyclopaedia, 1 No. XX.) TRAVELS, Inglis 's Spain in 1330 2 V VOYAGES AND ADVENTU R ES, Sir Edward Seaward's Narrative of his Ship-...

Mr. INGLis, the author of Spain in 1830, whom we

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have had several occasions to applaud under the pseudonym of DERWENT CONWAY, is an exceedingly agreeable and well-informed writer. His Spain has not the detail and particularity...

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Sir EDWARD SEAWARD'S Narrative of his Shipwreck, and con- sequent.discovery

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of certain Islands in the Caribbean Sea, as written in his own diary, and edited by Miss JANE PORTER, is a publication of extreme curiosity. Literary forgeries are so fre-...

Ivan Vefee.ghen is a Russian Gil Blas, and a very

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amusing one. It is thoroughly Russian, when it is not Polish. We should look in vain for any work which presented a more lively or more ge- nuine view of the manners of a large...

The Stuff ()Per, or the Soldier of Fortune, by OLIVER

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MOORE. (an assumed name), gives, as it pretends to do, a pretty correct idea of the life of a military man, who may have been tossed about in the army for the last thirty or...

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The Novelist's Library, No. V., contains the whole of GODWIN'S

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admirable St.Leon, in one volume. Without exception, we think this is the cheapest volume which has issued from the press, both relatively and positively,—relatively, to the...


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WE are somewhat in arrear with our notices of NEW PRINTS: there are none, however, of very prominent interest or surpassing excellence. Amongst several Lithographic Views of...

Mr. St. JOHN'S Lives of Celebrated Travellers, forming the last

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Number of the National Library, is a conscientious compilation. The lives are very interesting, and are compiled from a great va- riety of sources.

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The Stranger's Bride ; a Ballad. Written and composed by

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G. LINLEY. This ballad, we presume, is sung of that nameless and disconsolate damsel of whom Mr. BAYLEY, Mr. BALL, Mr. FITZBALL, and other kindred poets, have written so much....

" To win the love of thee ;" a Ballad.

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" When first I saw thee smile ;" a Polacca. By C. M. SOLA. " When moonlight brightly ;" a Ballad. The first of these songs is one of those agreeable melodies, without much...

The Nightingale's Death-Song. Written by Mrs. HEMANS, and composed by

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JOHN LODGE, Esq. This is a production of extraordinary merit, and as unlike as possible to the trash which our music-venders. contrive to dispose of in such quantities, by the...


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A SMALL PORTION OF NARRATIVE POETRY, FROM THE PEN OF R-- 5—, P. L. As I was walking in the Park, The other evening, after dark, What time the far-famed London lark Is on the...

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Musical Illustrations of the Waverley Novels. By ELIZA FLOWER. Miss Feowen has attempted a task of no ordinary difficulty. She has endeavoured to give form and shape to what...

DEATH OF MR. NORTIICOTE, R.A.—Mr. NORTHCOTE, the paia- ter, died

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on Wednesday, at his house in Argyll Place, in the eighty-fourth yearof his age. He was the last connecting link between the present gene- ration of artists and Sir Josn ra RE...

The Burial of the Rose. The melody from the Introductory

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Movement to BoluLniEu's Overture to the " Caliph of Bag,dad." By GEORGE WARE. Mr. WARE has arranged this melody with great cleverness, and trans- formed it into a pleasing song.