30 APRIL 1831

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THE Election is the theme of the week ; its result will be the theme of centuries. We have endeavoured to bring it out in all its prominence, collecting our materials from every...

We will, make use of our Whitby correspondent's letter at

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a proper time. Be will perceive that it refers rather to the future, than the present stirring occasion.

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"Ildborough—Clinton, a J. F. ; Sadler, M. T. There seems

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to be a strange apathy. We hear of few movements either Beverley—Burton, H.; Marshall, W.* for or against the Bill. The following seem the only places where de....


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Kildare County—Sir W. Hort opposes Lord W. Fitzgerald. Leitrim County—Mr. Clements is again a candidate. Londonderry County—Mr. Jones has also addressed the electors....

Thirst—Frankl«nd, R.; Russell, R. G. In Scotland, the notices are

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almost as scanty as in Wales. The fa- Lord Stormont retires from Aldborough in order to relieve Lord die:at/shire—Mr. W. Campbell is in the field for this county ; he...

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We have nothing from France, save the echo of the

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glorious i event of last Friday in England. It has been a theme on which the Liberal papers have dilated with a sincerity of interest that proves how strongly and intimately the...

The Sultan, says the latest news from Constantinople, is about

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to establish a university, on liberal principles'.—he has already established a police. What next, in our world of wonders ?

The Poles are still, so far as our accounts can

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be relied on, in a fair way. Some apprehension, however, is felt lest General DIRBITSCH may have feigned a retreat, on the same principle that he did so previous to crossing the...

THE KING AND ins COURT.— In the Postscript of last

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week's second edition, we gave the proclamation for dissolving Parliament and calling another : it was agreed to at a Privy Council held by the King on Sa- turday afternoon. The...

The quarrel between France and Don MIGUEL is assuming an

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i air of importance. The answer to the representation of the consul in the case of BONHOMME, has at length been given, after a lapse of twenty-two days (it was made on the 18th...

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LiaoinNierrows.—An illumination took plaice on Monday night, prin- cipally in

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the line of the Strand and Fleet Street, in commemoration of the great event of last Friday. The notice was hastily given, and par- tially acted on bejltuse partially known. On...

Among the applicants for relief or compensation at Marlborough Street,

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was the great Sir Robert Wilson. The Magistrates doubted his claim, unless he could make out a felonious intent on the part of the mob ; which Sir Robert thought he could. At...

TRIP Atacntous AND LEGAL.—Joseph Spencer, a genteel young man, contrived,

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on Tuesday night last week, to insinuate himself so effectnt ally into the good graces of Martha Simmonds, a maid of low degree, in the gallery of the Queen's Theatre, that the...

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THE Tony Parma MINISTER AND HIS Psaxs.—Earl Mansfield is des-

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tined to fill the highs office of Premier, in the event of next Parliament's rejecting the Reform Bill. Sir Robert Peel will resume his old place as Home Secretary and leader of...


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morning, Lord Walsingham was burnt to death in his bed ; and his lady was so terribly injured in an attempt to escape by leaping from her bed chamber-window, as to expire, in...

SCART.ETT'S Pern.s.—Thursday being Grand Day at the Middle Temple. the

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King's health was toasted and received by benchers, bar, and students, with the most enthusiastic acclamations. It is the usual custom of the Hall to drink the health of his...

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SPECTATOR OFFICE, SATURDAY, Two o'CLocm{. The following authentic particulars have been communicated to us respecting a transaction which has been alluded to, very vaguely, by...

ALDERMAN SCALES. — The case of the successful candidate for Portsoken Ward

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was heard last week. In proof of the Alderman's quarrel- some disposition, the Green Yard case was gone into. A witness proved that Mr. Scales had broken open the Green Yard...


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Hindon 'Wallingford Brackley Nottingham Milborne Port Returns in favour of Reform..42 .... aeulinst Reform ....21 Majority for Reform..2I ST.1TE OF POLLS. New candidates are...

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0:KrOILD. APRIL 213.—This day the following gentlemen were adrai lie.: degrees Bachelor ix Direnity—ncv. E. P. New, Fellow of St. John's. ,1".irts—Rev. A. L. Kay,...


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BIRTHS. On the 21st Mat. the Lady of the Rev. Firmly BRODEERS, of a daughter. At Edinbuperh. on the 19th inst. Mrs. Admiral CAMPBELL, of a son. On time 22:::1 inst. at...


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The Rev. R. Clifton, M.A. of Worcester College, Osrord, to bold by dispensation the Rectory of Somerton, in this county, with the Rectory of St. Nicholas, Wor- cester. The Rev....


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STOCK Extol:axon. FatiDAT EV E r:C.--This tree]: very much resembles the last in inactivity. Very little !amines', indeed, has been dune, and the extreme range of fluctuations...


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The Company's ship Tlz.diance, which has arrived from China, encountered a dreadful hurricane on the l'ithJanuary, in lat. IS South, long. 85 East, in which she lost two boats...


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WAR.OFI , ICE, April S. - 2nd Rent. of Life Guards : Cornet J. E. Spalding, from the 9th Light Dragoons, to be Cornet, by purchase, vice Vansittart, who retires - 6th Regt. of...


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INSOLVENTS. LOXDOX,EnwAnn, Tunbridge, victualler, April 22. BCIII/NSONI TonmAs, Anchor-and-Hope Alley, St. George's in the East, tallow- chandler, April 23. nOCCIITON, LEWIS....

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PUBLIC FUNDS. 3 per Cent. Reduced ...... 3 per Cent. Consols ....... Ditto for Account ........ 34 per Cent. Old 34 per Cent. New . . . Satyr. Mon. Tues. Wednes. Thurs....

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tions, recommendations, warnings, and useful information, all trary to law?

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That question w as - who so sneered at us, have this week been crying out," The danger Come what may, the immense sum subscribed by the borough- is great for want of...

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PARIS rules France, but London is subject to the country: :When, of late years, has any important political movement ori- ginated in London ? We recollect no instance of the...


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Flu:vT's method with the electors of Wigan is well known. It consists in that kind of endearment called, in popular language, a Cornish hug, accompanied by a little...

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By great good fortune, there was an excellent concert on Monday. We had heard that Madame Puzzi was engaged ; and, knowing her exclu- sive attachment to the sweets of PACINI,...


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ON Tuesday, Signor and Signora RIMINI made their d6buts at the King's Theatre, in Dcza.nsi's Il Pirata. Expectation had been con- siderably excited with regard to the former,...


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WE never witnessed so enthusiastic a reception of a play as was given to Mr. SHERIDAN KNOWLES'S Alfred the Great, at Drury Lane Theatre, on Thursday night. That the appearance...

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i The Young Duke. By the Author I 3 vols. 1. of Vivian Grey . 1 Pulgrave's History of England. HISTORY .... f ' (Anglo-Saxon Period.) Family ; Murray. Library, No. XXI. . .1 B1...

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Mr. PALGRAVE has written the first volume of his History

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of England, and it forms the Twenty-first Number of Mr. MUR- RAY'S Family Library. The whole of the volume is occupied by the Anglo-Saxon period of our history ; so that if the...

The Life of Dr. Walker, by Dr. EPPS, is a

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curious volume, highly deserving the attention of the student of character. Dr. WALKER was, like HOWARD, and many other of the greatest benefactors of the world, a man with but...

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MYSTERIES—An exhibition, of the nature of the primitive dramas, took

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place at Lisbon on Good Friday, intended for the edification and amusement of King Miguel. A fabric of cork wood, covered over with sand so as to resemble rocks, was placed in...


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April 27th. Ronsatex Muncmsoa, Esq.,President, in the Chair. William Pyle Taunton, Esq. of Stoke Bishop, near Bristol, was elected a Fellow of this Society. An extract was...

Indigestion is the most popular disease of the day :

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treatises upon it have taken the place of dissertations on morality : every thing is attributed to the stomach. Dr. MAYo knows parents who, when their children are naughty, give...


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April 28, 1831. His Royal Highness the Duke of SUSSEX, Presi- dent, in the Chair. Sir Martin Archer Shee, President of the Royal Academy, was admitted a Fellow. The Boni:arable...