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KENT. One thousand acres of land were The dangerous situation of the once Jately sold, in the parish of Eastham. much-admired ruins of Ethelbert's stead, for 51, per acre, by the Commis- Tower, at Canterbury, awfully prosioners appointed by an Act of Parlia. jectiog, rendering it expedient lo level ment passed in 1821, for inclosing the that beautiful remain of antiquity, the waste lands within the said manor and battering ram was brought to bear on parish, which lands, according to the one side of its massy angles, but its preamble of the Act, are to be greatly compact masonry for some time resisted improved by inclosure. It must have tbe united efforts of the workmen. The been a popular measure, for great and surrounding spectators uttered shouts small are said to have signed the Peti. of exclamation, as though they had tion for the Bill, from the humble in achieved a victory; while the attentive mate of the poor-house to the Lord of antiquarian could scarce refrain a tear the Manor.

at the premature fate of an object of CORNWALL.

his earliest veneration and constant reThe Justices, at the Quarter Sessions gard. Not any thing now remains of at Bodmin, have ordered that a tread this once beautiful specimen of gothic wheel be immediately erected in the architecture but a shapeless 'mass of Bridewell-yard, for the employment of ruin. Several relics have been selected the prisoners liable to be kept at hard from that mass, wbich will no doubt be labour.

preserved with pious care. DEVON Orders have been received in the

LANCASHIRE. Plymouth Dock-yard for the men to

A curious piece of antiquity was work the long hours in winter, viz.

lately found, in digging for turf upon from six till a quarter after five, from

Leylavd Moss, Lancashire. It consists the 25th of October to the 9th of No.

of a kind of medal of the exact size of vember, and afterwards from half-past

half-a-crown, with a bandle about two seven to a quarter before five. It is

inches in length, of the same metal as also directed that 20 per cent. be de

the medal, which is brass. On one side ducted from the present prices of job

is an effigy of the Pope, and the same and task work. Sixty men, of whoin

head reversed shows the profile of a fifty-four were labourers, were dis

figure, which appears to be intended

for a bust of the devil; the inscription charged from the Dock-yard on Friday last.

on this side runs as follows: ECCLESIA.

PERVERSA. TENET. FACILEM. DIABOLI. R. Ward, Esq. M.P. from the Ordnance Office, bas inspected the Artillery

On the other is a plain profile with the Barracks on the Topsham Road, near


The piece Exeter, and we understand, the whole will be shortly disposed of.

was found several yards below the sur

face, and about two hundred paces from The swell in the rivers, occasioned by the late rains, has brough down a

where a number of Roman coins were

discovered some time ago. vast number of eels, some thousand pounds weight of which have been sold

LEICESTERSHIRE. in Exeter at from 2d. to 4d. per Ib. Sal. It affords us unfeigned pleasure to mon, from the same cause, has been contrast the present state of the hosiery plentiful, at 6d. to Is.

trade in this town, with what it was GLOUCESTERSHIRE.

eighteen months or two years ago. At the Rookery, at Wanswell-farm, About the middle of 1820, frameworknear Berkeley, there are, at this time, knitters by hundreds might daily be several nests of young rooks, and some noticed traversing the streets in vain other nests on which the old birds are in search of employment. Now, what now sitting

with an increased demand for goods, HANTS.

and a disinclination on the part of the A requisition has been signed by the workmen to labour to the extent which Yeomanry of Hampshire, for the High they did when compelled to do so by Sheriff to call a County Meeting, to low prices, and the high price of provipetition both Houses of Parliament to sions, manufacturers can with great take into consideration the alarming difficulty execute their orders in due state of their property.


per lb.




landholders throughout England, for A respectable farmer, of North Pe.

the purpose of atrapging all tbe other therton, sold, at the late Fair, twenty counties to assemble for the same purprime Somerset ewes for fifteen pounds. pose. The same farmer sold a fat pig, two William Browli, esq. of Liverpool, years ago, for ten shillings more than having visited his estate at Ormesby, the twenty ewes now fetched!

in Cleveland, ordered bis steward to A quarrel took place lately at Frome call a meeting of his tenants, when their between two men ; when about to set farms were again re-let to them at a reto, one of them observed that his op duction of thirty per cent. The wor. ponent had but one eye, and, scorning thy and generous landlord then ordered to take the least advantage, immediate a dinner to be provided for them at the ly and gallantly tied his handkerchief Red Lion, on the Friday following, at over one of his own eyes.

his own expense - When will a Noble A tradesman left Bath lately to co] Lord in this neighbourhood imitate lect some accounts, amounting to up this? wards of a hundred and thirty pounds. He called at twenty-three places with

WALES. in a circle of twenty miles, and receiv. A report has got into circulation, that ed the enormous sum of three shillings! government contemplates discontinuing -his journey cost him 10s. 4d. From the Milford and Waterford Packet Es. people who had been heretofore most tablishment altogether. The disadranpunctual, not a shilling was to be had. tages, in a political and commercial

point of view, that may result to South The Ex-empress of Hayti, with her Wales, the adjoining counties of Engfamily, are now resident at Hastings, and, and the wtole of the south-West and much respected by the distinguish- of Ireland, if that measure be adopted, ed visitants to that place.

are incalculable. According to tbe

present line of conveyance from SwabWithin the last five years, we under-' sea to Waterford, the time occupied is stand, that not less than 500 houses, about twenty-one hours, and the dis. forming streets, &c. have been built in tance about 155 miles, the postage bethe town of Trowbridge, and are pow ing 10d.; while the proposed rout, it is inhabited; and that a great number estimated, will occupy ninety-six bours, more are in a state of forwardness. making the distance about 478 miles, This town now contains more inbabit. and the postage about 2s. apts than any other in the county; its trade still continues extremely brisk,

SCOTLAND. and many of the manufacturers are The foreign trade appears to be raobliged to keep workmen employed ther in an improving state than other. night and day, in order to execute their wise, as we learn that the sum remited orders in time.

to London from customs alone, was, last YORKSHIRE.

quarter, 43,0681. 6s. 8d. more than ia On Wednesday the 30th October, An. the corresponding quarter of last year, drew Allan Hardy, esq. of Sheffield, was and the excess during the whole year elected coroner for the west riding of beyond the preceding one,23,1811.58.7d. the county of York, in the room of John The Royal Bank of Scotland bare Foster, esq. deceased.

come to the resolution of charging is. A numerous and respectable meeting terest on cash account credits, at the of the York Wbig Club took place on rate of four per cent, only, at their ofMonday 25th inst. York. Both the Mem. fice here, and at their branch in Glasbers attended, and the speeches evinced gow. both zeal and sincerity in behalf of The election of a Lord Rector for the reform. A requisition issigning through. University of Glasgow has produced an out Yorkshire for a county meeting, to vnusual contest this year. Sir Walter petition for reform: and the committee Scott and Sir James Mackintosh were appointed for the purpose of taking the competitors. Sir James was elected measures on the subjeci, will, it is said, by a great majority, having 750 votes open a correspondence with the leading out of 1000.

By T, BLUNT, Mathematical Instrument Maker to his Majesty, No. 22, CORNHILL.

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Do. Stock ....3) 92 4 per Cent. Coosols Annuities 98% a Govt. Debepts. 4

101 Long Annuities, expire 5th Jan. 1860 20 11-16ths Do. Stock ....4

100 South Sea Old Ann. div. 3 per cent. 803

Paving Debeds. 4 3 per Cent. Consols Annuities 814 a Govt, Debents. 5

1071 4 per Cent. Ditto, New

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Do. Stock .... 5 5 per Cent. Navy Annuities

Gd.Canal Loan 6 per ct. 694 India Stock, div. 104 per cent. 256

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Do. do. do... 6 3 per Cent. Annuities, 1751

City Debents.. 5 Imperial 3 per cent. Annuities 1793 a 7

Grand Canal Stock 4 per Cent. India Bouds

43 a 42 pm.. Royal Canal Stock | 204 Exchequer Bills, £1000. 2d. per dag 7 a 5 pm.. Exchange on London

.17 Ditto £500.

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Portugal Gold, in Coin Consols for Opening, 27th Nov. 81; a Foreign Gold, in Bars

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Silver, in Bars, Standard 0 411

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Painted from the Life, expressly for this Work.



PAGE Original Essays.


POREIGN America - Africa AsiaImpromptu

495 Syria - Russia - Germany - SwitzerLines to the Memory of Ullyat Wood

land-Italy-Greece—Spain-Portugal house. "By Mrs. Opie


511 On the Tragic Drama (concluded)

497 ENGLISH Works preparing for Publi. British Antiquities

514 cation--Works in the Press-List of Sketches of Society in London and Paris.. 515

* New Publications

552 Stanzas to Mrs. H. on her Birth Day 521 The Pastor of Arley

522 THE FINE ARTs-Picture of the CoronaStanzas, by Azar 4.1.

527 tion of Napoleon. By M, David 556 On Pulpit Eloquence ....

5:28 | Intelligence relative to the Fine Arts ..... 560 Lines to Isabet

. 530 Man's First Request (...

.:.: 530

Theatrical Journal. On the Advantages of Literary Correction 531

562 MSMOIR of GOETHE ...!

Drury-Lane Theatre 537 Covent Garden Theatre


565 Plutarchi Alcibiades, textum e Cod :

List of Patents

568 Paris. By M. Baehr. 538 Agricultural Report

568 History of the late Events in Greece 539 Commercial ditto

569 A Moral, Literary and Philosophical Mis Society for Protection of Trade

569 cellany. By J. H. Meister 540 List of Bankrupts and Dividends

570 History of the Reign of Charlemagne. By Le Comte de Segur...



Marriages and Deaths Abroad - MetropoLondon Review.

litan Occurrences


Births, Marriages, and Deaths during the MEMOIRA of BENVENUTO CELLINI. By


574 Thomas Roscoe, Esq.


Price of English and Foreign Stocks, &c. 576 The School for Mothers; with the Politics Meteorological Table

577 of a Village 549 Price of Canal Shares, &e,

577 Traditional Tales of the English & Scottish East India Shipping List

578 Peasantry. By Allan Cunningham..., 551 Index to the Volume


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