28 JULY 1849

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If there is anything to alarm her most gracious Majesty

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in the contemplated visit to Ireland, it is the outburst of "loyalty," which bids fair to be tremendous—" too much of a good thing" —excessive to the degree of the disagreeable,...

The Schleswig-Holstein affair, we are assured for the twentieth time,

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is settled; and some sanguine persons believe the report for the twentieth time. It may be correct, but how is one to tell ? Prussia and Denmark have agreed ; and Prussia is "...


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Mr. Osborne wanted to say something about Hungary, and Lord Palmerston wanted to say something about his critics; so the two birds were killed with one stone by dint of a...

The active friends of Hungary have succeeded in getting up

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i demonstrations in her favour n London and Birmingham ; and if speeches could turn back the armies of Austria and Russia, Hungary would be cleared of the alien intruders. At...

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While a gloomy discontent still holds possession of the West

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Indies, two of the colonies exhibit an opening of the complicated question still pending, into two ulterior questions. Jamaica seems disposed to rest her demands, now, upon the...

The turn of affairs in Northern Italy is such that,

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if we had any sufficient insight into the motives of the Government at Paris, we might expect a revision and improvement of the policy in Rome. Austria has disregarded French...

The portents in France somewhat baffle political insight ; and

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if we seek to penetrate beyond the surface into the under-current of rumours, we are lost in the maze of opposing drifts. His Royal Highness Prince Louis Napoleon, President of...

Debatts anti letotetilinas in Varliament.

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PRINCIP.AL BUSINESS OF THE WEEK. HOUSE OP LORDS. MOndory, Jtily 23. Stock In Trade Bill, read a second tim Titles of Religious Congregations (Scotland) Bill, thrown out on...

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Cbt ATEletropolfs.

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The Lord Mayor continues his splendid Mansionhouse hospitalities: on Wednesday he entertained a party of about a hundred and fifty gentlemen, many of them Irish Members of...

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THE Royal Family remain in good health at Osborne, receiving but few visitors. The Dutchess of Kent joined the circle on Saturday last. On Wednesday, Prince Albert went to...

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ebt lirobinces.

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Mr. Charles Russell has declined to stand for Reading; not wishing to enter into any Parliamentary engagement. Mr. George Bowyer, of North- court House, near Abingdon, the...

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ffortign ant( eolonfal.

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FRaNcE.—The President of the Republic has paid a visit to the fortress of Ham, where he was confined for six years. The visit was one of statee the people of Ham were prepared...


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A great meeting of the inhabitants of the county Dublin, called by the- Sheriff, was held on Monday, to give expression to their delight at the Queen's first visit to Ireland....

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We understand that Sir George Grey is the Secretary of State expected to accompany her Majesty on her visit to Ireland. The Royal party will embark at Osborne on the 1st of...

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Last night's Gazette announces that the Queen has appointed the

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Right 11011011I. able Sir James Stephen, K.C.B., to be Professor of Modern History in the Uni- versity of Cambridge, in the room of William Smyth, Esq., deceaesd At Clonmell...

The election of Sir James Duke as Member for London,

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in the room of Mr. Pattison, was performed yesterday in the Guildhall, without the slightest infraction of unanimity; no opponent having been found to emu late the fate of Lord...


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SATURDAY NIGHT. Both Houses of Parliament transacted a great variety of business ye s - terday, chiefly in the way of advancing bills. The Peers listened for some time to...

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OUR FOREIGN POLICY. CAurrousLv silent during the deliberative part of the session, Lord Palmerston has signalized its scampering penultimate week by a burst of eloquence in...


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STocK EXCHANGE, FRIDAY AFTERNOON. The business of the English Market has not been extensive; though from the simultaneous occurrence of several sales of Reduced and...

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THE NEW POLITICAL HEILF.SY. - Commurirsx is in possession of

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every section of the Parliament, if the frequency of the imputation may be trusted. Lord John Russell accuses Mr. Feargus O'Connor of Communism • though Mr. O'Connor declares...

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CERTAINLY the demands made upon the Metropolitan Commis- sioners of Sewers exceed all justification. They make drains and set up boards recording their labours, in every...


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Le Prophite, which has raised so much expectation in our musical circles, has at length been produced at Covent Garden. Judging from the great crowd attracted to witness its...

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Madame Sontag continues the unique and undiminished attraction at Her

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Majesty's Theatre. She appeared on Thursday as Desdemona, in the Otello of Rossini. This opera has not been performed here for a good many years: it is, indeed, rarely performed...

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The Rosalind of Mrs. C. Kean, like her Viola, is

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one of those exquisitely- conceived and highly-finished performances which make him that mourns over the degeneracy of modern histrionic art stop in the midst of his la-...


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Mitesile, 23d July 1849. Sta—The public journals have just printed Lord Palmerston's reply to Mani; m which his Lordship gives the assurance that her Majesty's Government have...

Mr. Kenney, the veteran author of Raising the Wind and

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other well- known pieces, died on Wednesday morning, after a performance for his benefit had been arranged to take plane at Drury Lane on the evening of that very day. The house...


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ausaix's SEVEN LAMPS. * Joan Russ" dint " the Oxford Graduate," has made people, even in England, think upon the subject of art—think artistically rather than didactically ; and...

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WE are tired of saying that Damascus, Jerusalem, and the memorable places in Syria, including Jordan and the Dead Sea, have neither freshness nor attraction as mere travels. A...

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this fiction is Francis the First ; the " Countess," the heiress of the fief or principality of Mirandola in Italy : the hero is an Eng- lish adventurer of gentle blood,...

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of science to the profitable and comfortable arts, together with the desperate condition of the West Indian planters, have of late years directed a good deal of scientific...


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BOOBS. A Perambulation of the Ancient and Royal Forest of Dartmoor, and the Vessville Precincts; or the Topographical Survey of the Antiquities and Scenery; with Notices of the...

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On the 18th July, at Milton House, Pembrokeshire, the Lady of T. H. Dory, Esq., Of a son. On the 18th, at the Vicarage, BradIng, Isle of Wight, the Wife of the Rev. I). J....


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Tuesday, July 24. PARTNEEMLIPS DiSsOLVED. Burbidge and Co. Bristol, booksellers-J. and W. Britten, Birmingham, grate- founders-W. and J. Oxley, Frome Selwood, tanners -Prest...


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Orme or ORDNANCE, July 23.-Royal RegL of Artillery-First Limit. W. R. N. Taylor to be Sec. Capt. vice Lyle, retired on half-pay ; Sec. Lieut. G. F. L'Estrange to be First Lieut....

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BRITISH FUNDS. (Closing Prices.) 8alurd. Monday. Tuesday. Widnes. Thur.- Spec Cest Consols 532 93 93 971 921 Ditto for Account 931 939 93 929 93 3 per Cents Reduced 9.11...