29 OCTOBER 1831

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The King of Holland is understood to have rejected the

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terms of peace proffered by the Allies. Subsequently, however, to his refusal, his Majesty is said to have requested time for considera- tion : it ought to have been for...


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THE " reaction;' as the Tories pleasantly call it, continues to mani- fest its workings in every corner of the kingdom ; and, as days and weeks roll on, the fervour of the...

FrFrn OF NOVEMBER. — The next Number of the SPECTATOR will contain

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the • ANATOMY of the PEERAGE, which is intended to form a companion to the Anatomy of the House of Commons, published a year ago. We can receive no new information on the...

NEW COLONY IN AIISTRALIA. — In the absence of Parliamentary business, wehave

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thought that we could not do better than devote a portion of our pages to the consideration of this subject, which is of so much interest to many individuals, and to the nation...

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GLAD TDDINGS.—It is with the greatest satisfaction that we now

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state, on the best authority, that there is no foundation for the belief in the postponement of the meeting of Parliament to January. It will meet, at the very latest, on the...

When the last mails left New York, there was a

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convention of delegates from fifteen of the States assembled at Philadelphia, to consider the propriety of revising the Tariff. The Southern States call for its total repeal ;...

THE Knw. — Our chronicle of his Majesty is this week limited

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to two • facts—that he has passed the week in the enjoyment of his illustrious family in the green retreats of Windsor ; and that he this day exchanges that truly princely...

A measure of the greatest importance was submitted to the

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French Chamber of Deputies on Monday—it was aprojet of' law for the establishment of a school of primary instruction in every one of the 40,000 communes of France. From a report...

Greece, which may be said to have had no settled

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Government since the commencement of the insurrection that led to its inde- pendence, has been suddenly deprived of its nominal head, by the hand either of private revenge or of...

The Polish army has at length given up all resistance.

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The Prussian Government has already delivered 9,000 horses to the Russians ; at the same time affording a hospitable reception to the unfortunate Poles. Every private soldier...

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Caminnerm Erescermx.—This election, which commenced on Thurs- day, seems likely,

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for a week to come, to engross not a little of the public attention. It is, in fact, a contest between the old and new systems ; and though of very little consequence in the...

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THE CHESHIRE MEETING.—The meeting of Chester county was called on

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two requisitions, one signed by 45, the other by 247 freeholders. It took place on Tuesday, at Northwich; the Under Sheriff, Philip Hum- berston, Esq. in the chair. The meeting...

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THE Bmsnops axe THE Peoorm.—The indignation which time recent vote

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of the Bishops has excited appears to be felt more universally, if possible, than even the anger inspired by time pertinacity of time Borough- mongers; perhaps because, in time...

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glee of the country.—ficsolution. admitted, that the constant state of

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interested warfare in which the Brigs (Scotland)—" The meeting observe with great regret, that the Nvorkmau and his employer live, has a strong tendency to generate, not...

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ELECTION DisrueneNees.—There have been some riots in Yeovil, occasioned by

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the disappointment of the Reformers at the termination. of the late election in Dorset. "On Saturday night," says a corre- spondent of the Taunton Courier, "every pane of glass,...

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RESIGNED PENSIONERS. — By a return made to the House of Commons,

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it appears that five persons, namely, the Duchess of Newcastle, Lord Farnborough, Lord Reay, .1Irs. Percy Smith, and Lady Seymour, have relinquished their pensions on the Civil...

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STOCK EXCHANGE, FRIDAY Essex NG.-Three per Cents. closed on Saturday at Ste buyers ; Exchequer Bills 9s. to 10s. premium. On Monday there was a slight advance; but on Tuesday,...


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DAVIS, JAMES, Worcester, glover, Oct. 24. NEWMAN, GEORGE, Pancras Lane, Cheapside, agent, Oct. 25. BANKRUPTCY ENLARGED. CLARK, Jonx, Jewry Street, Aldgate, and Tottenham,...


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OXFORD. On the 26th, the Rev. S. Hinds, nr. A. of Queen's College, and late Vice-Principal of St. Alban's Hall, was admitted to the degree of Bachelor in Divinity. On the...


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Wan-OFFICE, Oct. 28.-13th Regt. of Foot : Ensign W. T. Shakespear to be Lieut. by purchase, vice Pearson, who retires ; 0. A. Tyner, Gent. to be Ensign, by purchase, vice...


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The Rev. S. J. Cory, B.D., Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, has been instituted by the Lord Bishop of Lincoln to the Vicarage of Orton-on-the-Mil cum Twycross, in the county of...


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Arrived. At Gravesend, Oct. 27th, Georgiana, Thins, from Madras. Off Liver- pool, 27th inst. Hoodless, from Calcutta. In the Clyde, 25th, Elizabeth, M'Alpine, from Bombay. At...

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NATIONAL UNIONS. LAST week we urged the expediency of promoting, Political Unions throughout the country. Since then, the most powerful of our contemporaries have taken up the...


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PUBLIC FUNDS. Soto.. Mon. Tues. Wednes.I Thurs.1 Friday. 81 t 81ii f 31 * 111814 g 1811 7. a 82,1 62311, 23 823kii 1823 1- it 1824 3/ 821 4 3 1 2f ii2H 62s3lis:4 oval set set,...

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SomE weeks ago, we laid before our readers the heads of a pro- posal which had been submitted to the Government for founding a Colony on the southern Coast of Australia. As we...

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Henry the Eighth has been once more got up at Covent Garden, and given another occasion to another generation of the KEMBLES to show, that when once true tragedy has been well...


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INSTEAD of a set of rules, which we fear will be found wholly im- practicable—and a description of symptoms, with which the whole of the reading public are theoretically as...

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ANNuALS, Forget.Me-Not Ackermann. Literary Souvenir • . .. Longman and Co. Friendship's Offering Smith and Elder. Amulet Westley and Davis. Winter's Wreath Whittaker and Co....

COST OF A. ROYAL BOROCOBMONGER.—An estimate has been made of

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the expense to France of the elder branch of the Bourbons, from the Restoration to the month of August 1830. By this it appears, that the cost has been 5,466,725,722 francs, or...

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ENGRAVINGS OF THE NATIONAL GALLERY. WE have not for a long time seen a publication of such sterling excel- lence, both in the subjects chosen and the execution of the plates,...

It was the fashion to represent the producers of wealth

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as pur- suing a low and illiberal occupation. In the vocabulary of our forefathers, value and utility were opposite terms. The classes which furnished the subsistence, comforts,...

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Mn. Cousties has just finished a brilliant mezzotint of LAWRENCE'S beautiful picture of Lady Dover and her Son. As a whole, it is a master- piece of this style of engraving. The...


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MR. PROIIT, who commenced, if he did not originate, the Landscape Annual, — the first two volumes of that work being illustrated by him,— Las this year to compete with two...

II. B. has not, we might be sure, overlooked Sydney

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Smith's amusing simile of " Dame Partin;, , ton." He has represented the simple house- wife with a silly, Wellington-looking physiognomy, mounted on patens, wielding her mop...

Among the novelties for Scrap-books and transferring, the best and

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most interesting are two sheets, of four views each, of the principal edifices in Rome and Venice ; being Nos. I. and IL . of a series of Italian scenery, lithographed by PURSER...