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ened over her pallid features, as she lay intensely gazing tion of vengeance? Ha! and have I not obtained it ? upon him. He laid his fingers softly upon her brow, Answer me there !" and put aside a lock of her hair ; whilst half up was raised Without attempting to palliate the guilty rashness of her head, as if to meet and acknowledge this sacred touch my friend, Dr Arthur Bonnington, or the malignant vellof filial love.
geance of her who stole him away in boyhood, it must “ My own motber! my true mother !” said he, in a yet be acknowledged, that the first cause of all this ill lay low mournful tone,“ are you going to leave me so soon ?" | in the cruel folly of his father, who spoilt this woman's
With a convulsive shudder she turned her eyes from young heart, and prepared it for its vindictive purpose, bim ; but in a moment again her face was towards him, which, besides the intermediate sufferings it entailed on and, starting up, she threw herself upon his neck, crying bis innocent family, succeeded ultimately in cutting off his out, “ Come near to me, my first-born one !-And let lineal name from the earth. Thus it is, that the great Trithem all go-my long-lost boy! And tell your mother bupal of Justice above “ of our pleasant vices makes whips how it has fared with you in the hard world! Here am to scourge us." Thus it is, that a man's sins are visited I to you—Oh!” Her voice failed, her eyelid twinkled, upon the "third and fourth generations” of his descendants. and in another minute her heart, with all its love, was I may here remark, that Dr Bonnington caused this turned to clay.
wretched woman to be attended in his own house with In the interval, betwixt Mrs Bonnington's death and the utmost care, not sparing to procure for her the best funeral, I set myself to question the woman who was the medical skill which the neighbouring town could give; original cause of all this evil, and who was now so well that ere long she completely recovered ; and that he disthat she could stand examination, without the charge of missed her with a very considerable sum of money, eninhumanity being brought against me. It is impossible joining her strictly, however, to quit that part of the to say distinctly in what mood of mind she was, in re country, and never presume again to appear in his sight. ference to her evil doings against this family, unless we On the third day after Mrs Bonnington's funeral, I can suppose a strong spirit of malignant triumph, com- prepared to leave Mountcoin. patible with a mixture of penitent remorse, for the means “ So," said Dr Bonnington, “ you are going from me used to gratify such a spirit. The burden of her con- too. I am like a man left alone in a theatre when the fession was as follows :-In her early life, she was court- bustle is over, the music and the company gone, and the ed and seduced, under promise of marriage, by Dr Bon- lights burning low. Calvert, I am now literally left nington's father, who cast her off, and married another. alone; and darkness, I suppose, in this sorrowful house of
This set her upon thoughts of vengeance, and, as the most mine, must be the burier of the dead ! My mother has told effectual way of embittering the life of her who had su. me, too, that Wardrop himself is off this mortal stage, so perseded ber in his affections, she stole away her first-born I have missed some little work which might bave kept son. In her deep purpose of revenge, she had concerted me for a while from the fearful thoughts that must now her measures coolly, and had taken provisions to a remote hunt me. I am very glad, however, that the poor dear cave in a wood, whither she fled with the child, and child Emily believed herself in reality his wife, even there abode for many weeks, without once leaving it, till though the marriage was a sham trick on his part. Madthe heat of search and pursuit was over. She then made ness itself I think shall not deprive me of that satisfacher way to Glasgow, where, some months afterwards, as tion. Yet oh! my beautiful and sorely-hurt sister! my she was begging with the child by the river side, he was | Emily Bonnington ! my young-hearted preserver! She seen and coveted by Mrs Hastings, who had no children has left me for ever! and my mother has left her first. of her own. To this lady she willingly disposed of young born! and that boy Harry Bonnington, the most inBonnington, under the name of Edward Bremner, de- nocent, and most sadly wronged of us all! O that I claring, of course, at the same time, that he was her own had known him as my brother but for one year! And son. The conditions of this surrender were, that he | God be my judge, would I not fold my arms and lje should take the name of Hastings, that she should be down in the dust of death for him, if again he might be allowed to visit him at Mountcoin once every year, but let up in his shining youth to the sweet sunlight of this that she was never to claim relationship with him, or men, world! Day and night, day and night, shall I cry upon tion bis real name. After giving up the child, she had him, but he will never come to me at all! Calvert, Calvert, lived in Glasgow, without once leaving it, till lately, you have approached too near me; no one prospers or when, believing her health irrecoverably gone, she began lives that has been with me but a day; I am accursed of to feel the terrors of conscience, and set out to seek Mrs God; you have touched the plague, and cannot live !" Bonnington, that she might restore her to her long-lost About five months after his mother's death, I visited Dr child, if mother and son were yet alive. She was the Bonnington again at Mountcoin. “ I shall be with you more confirmed in her purpose, when, on making enqui- anon, Calvert," was his first salutation to me as I entered ries in the neighbourhood of the place where Mrs Bon- the room where he was sitting. “ One moment now nington formerly lived, she learned how her fortunes had suppose you are my brother Harry--well, where's the waned after the death of her husband, and by what an knife?-Give me leave and grace now, and don't interunhappy fate she had lost her children.
rupt me for a little while, John Calvert. I shall soon Such was the purport of the explanations given me by see it all. Or suppose I had not met Emily that night this wretched woman, who, while she professed peni- on the street."-And on he thus went, arranging and tence, could not altogether forbear expressions of triumph confusing, and again arranging circumstances, by which over her rival in early love ; and whose last haste to bring he might have been prevented from slaying his brother ; mother and son together was, if chiefly to make repara- that fearful and never-ending process, which by day and tion to Mrs Bonnington, yet not without a wish at the in the night-watches keeps a man feverish and irritable, same time, as I was led to calculate from the circumstance till whirling madness o'ermaster his dried brain, which of her midnight visit to Mrs Bonnington's bedside, mor- to the outcast spirits must be the very worst mode of hell. tally to stab that mother's peace, by showing her son to I shall proceed no farther with my unhappy record, be a fratricide. I could not refrain from giving vent to but merely state that De Bonnington died within a year my indignation against her._“ But look at me now," from the time when I first met him. she said, interrupting me; “ a homeless wretch-every And now why have I entered upon this defence? Why way degraded; and what was I once? In hope, in sta- have I opened the sacred cabinet of private friendship, tion of life, in beauty, in innocence, equal to my rival. I and given the story of his life to the public? Assuredly had parents, and brothers, and sisters, who loved me; I have not done it to make up a tale for but they cast me off, when I was betrayed to shame and
“ Knitters in the sun, ruin! Do you wonder, then, that I sought the satisfac- And the free maids that weave the thread with bones."
But I have heard it foully hinted that my late friend, as best, though both the anecdotes of Monsieur Vindrine, a jealous rival, slew his own brother, &c. &c. And all the adventures of Dispepys,—Mr Sadjolly and fasurely I have done right in thus publicly stating the main mily,—and the Kingston negro ball in the West Indies, circunstances of his life, that his memory may never will doubtless be the most attractive sketches; and of the henceforth be cast out to the shameless dogs of Calumny songs, the Zoological Gardens, the Corkculler's Festiral, and Disrespect. Yea, so thoroughly convinced am I and the Irish Berrin, will, par excellence, become the that he was a man of a lofty and tender heart, and so most popular. The third part is, selon la regle, a monoprofoundly do I love his memory, that, were it the only polylogue, called “ The Lone House,” which is six miles way of leaving not one individual in this world doubtful from a butcher's, six and a half from a baker's, seven from of his character, nothing less would satisfy me than to | a public house, seven and a half from a doctor's, eight send forth this Apology on leaves as numerous and as from the post office, and nine from church! In this freely scattered as the leaves of Autumn that bedim the piece my talented friend performs seven different charac. winds of the wilderness.
ters, with a fidelity and excellence which those who know
him may conceive, but which those who do not, never Now I solemnly swear, that I have set forth the can ; amongst which are the once celebrated highway. particulars of Dr Arthur Bonnington's life, partly
men, Jeremiah Abbershaw and Jack Shephard ; the late as I witnessed them myself, and partly as he com
ter of whom is a most amusing vagabond. The whole municated them to me, to the best of my recollec
entertainment, wbich lasts about three hours and a half, tion. So help me God!
is from the pen of R. B. Peake, wbo has written seJohn CALVERT.
veral of the preceding ; and until the English Opera season commences in the same Theatre, early in July next,
I unhesitatingly predict for it crowded audiences, and the METROPOLITAN THEATRICALS. most tumultuous applause.
London, Monday, 26th April, 1830. MIRABILE diclu ! both our Patent Theatres are now LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES OF flourishing ; Covent Garden positively, and Drury Lane
EDINBURGH. comparatively; since it is no less singular, perhaps, than
SOCIETY OF ANTIQUARIES. true, that the latter concern has done much better since the abdication, or dethronement, whichever be the more
Monday, April 26. correct phrase, of Mister Manager Price. At the rival
Dr Carson in the Chair. house, Rophino Lacy's adaptation of Rossini's “ Ceneren
Present,- Rev. Dr Blair; Drs Hibbert and Moncrieff ; tola" has been a complete hit; and from the prima donna, John Anderson, John Sim, D. Laing, T. G. Repp, Lady William Lennox, downwards, does all parties con Alexander Macdonald, D. Gregory, Esquires, &c. &c. cerned very great credit. The scenery and decorations
AFTER the announcement of a donation, by Mr Moubray, are, in every respect, well worthy of the music; and the W.S. F.S. A. Scot., of a copy of the Genealogical Memoirs singing and acting no whit behind either. To meet and of the Royal Family of France, Dr Blair proceeded to rend neutralize this attractive novelty, Drury Lane has an “a Letter intended for the Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, Anglicised version of Rossini's “ Guillaume Tell," by
President of the Society, with an account of the abuse and Planché and Bishop, which is announced for Saturday
ruin of the Scottish Hospitals in France, given by the
bishops and clergy of that realm in General Council assemnext, under the title of “ Hofer, the Tell of the Tyrol;" |
bled at Meaux, A.D. 825, in the reign of Charles the Bold; for which a deserved and lasting popularity is most con with many particulars regarding these and other ancient fidently predicted. Miss Stephens's return here has proved hospitals founded by Charlemagne and his successors."—No her as great a favourite, though not so good a singer, as remarks were made by any of the gentlemen present upon ever she was ; and the only other circumstance worthy
this very learned paper, probably because the subject was notice at this Theatre, has been the very unseemly souab new to the members. It is certainly not a little remarkable bling of Madame Vestris and Mr Jonathan Rose Ander
to find, as appears from the laborious researches of the reson, the new vocalist, who, on Tuesday last, seemed in- l our ancestors were a nation of barbarians, the holy men
verend author, that at a time when it is usually supposed clined to make the audience their bottleholders, by acting of Scotland should have endowed Hospitals in France, for over their brouillerie close to the footlights. Who is right, the confort and support of the weary pilgrims of their naor who is wrong, is a question of such entire indifference, tion. as not to interest any body; but as the affair is to undergo legal investigation, it must be all public enough very speedily. So far as oratory was concerned, madame had
ORIGINAL POETRY. by far the best of it, as she has also had in the letter-writing departinent since; but Mr Wallack, as stage-manager', certainly showed neither taste nor judgment, in suf
TO ONE I LOVE. fering them to appear together at all, under existing circumstances, when such a disgraceful result might have
By Henry G. Bell. been so easily foreseen.
Flowers make me think of thee ;I turn, however, to a far more pleasant subject, by Thou hast a deep and gentle love for flowers, noticing that one of the most attractive dramatic exbibi. Those golden children of the summer sun ; tions of the season will commence this evening, in Ma Their beauty and their innocence appeal thews's eleventh single-handed display of his inimitable With a soft magic to thy happy heart, imitations; and though the Adelphi curtain will rise And in their dewy fragrance there doth dwell only as the mail leaves London with this packet, yet, A spirit like thine own, unseen and pure, having been present at his dressed rehearsal to a few pri For ever yielding to the perfumed air vate friends on Saturday evening last, I am thus enabled A richness like the breathings of fond love, to anticipate every other criticism, by a slight sketch of When, as a flower, the proud high soul of man his new performance. It is, as usual, in three parts, most Is faint beneath the fulness of its joy ;appropriately entitled, “ Mathews's Comic Annual for
Flowers make me think of thee! 1830, with humorous cuts, and other embellishments ;” and, taken as a whole, is fully equal, if not superior, to all its
Streams make me think of thee;predecessors. Where all is good, it is extremely difficult Whether they glide midst mossy banks away to make any selection which can be fairly termed the In sweet low murmurings to the distant main,
Or with a prattling merriment dance on
| Yet less dreary the fate of that evening star, In mazy windings o'er the pebbled strand.
That tree on the wild, and that bark at sea, Heaven bless the streams! They are like sunny days Than to roam o'er the earth, unloved and alone, In life's long winter. Not a tone have they
With none, O my heart! who can feel with thee! That speaks not to my heart, and there awakes
GERTRUDE. An answering echo of remember'd joy! And with remember'd joy is ever link'd
LITERARY CHIT-CHAT AND VARIETIES. Thy queenly form, thy light elastic tread,
We understand that Mr Pitcairn is preparing for publication a li. Thy voice, that like the wimpling crystal falls
mited impression of an Historical and Genealogical Account of the In silvery clearness on affection's ear ;
principal families of the name of Kennedy, from a MS. in the AdvoStreams make me think of thee!
cates' Library, written before 1610, with Notes and mustralions.
Mr Pitcairn's object in printing these Memoirs, is to illustrate the Hills make ine think of thee;
Auchindrane Trial, which will be given in Part VI. of his collection
of Criminal Records. The narratives interspersed with this trial, The lights and shadows that alternate blend,
afford the fullest account of the deadly feuds which gave rise to a se. Until the eye rests dazzled in the blaze
ries of bloodshed and violence, of which Sir Walter Scott has afforded Of purple splendour flooding the high peak,
but a faint outline in his Preface to the drama of Auchindrane. Illumine all my soul, so that it grows
There are few things more extraordinary in the Scottish annals than A temple, dearest, not unworthy thee !
this Family History, disclosing, as it does, a state of society in CarHills are Creation's gift to our own land,
rick, of which few persons had any previous knowledge or idea. Li
terally, every man's hand was “ against his brother." The houses The peerless feature of its scenery !
of Cassillis, Bargany, and Colzean, having separate interests, and If love of nature and of country be
each struggling for the mastery, were involved in perpetual broils. Humanity's prerogative, how can I feel
The story of Auchindrane, interesting and unique as it certainly is, Their value as I ought, unless there rush
was a mere interlude in the general melée. The mere genealogical Into my heart thy image blent with theirs ?
portion of Mr Pitcairn's forthcoming volume will form but a small
part of the book, which might with more propriety be termed a His Hills make me think of thee !
tory of Carrick, during the period embraced.
The Life of Alexander Alexander, written by himself, and edited Stars make me think of thee ;
by John Howell, author of "Journal of a Soldier," "Life of John Beneath the silence of their holy beam
Nicol,” &c. is in the press. This singular piece of autobiography The bosom hath its own thoughts to itself,
exbibits, most minutely and faithfully, the real adventures of Alex. Thoughts which through all the day unheeded slept, ander Alexander, the disowned son of a gentleman in the West of Lost midst the cares and false lights of the world ;
Scotland. It commences with infancy, traverses three quarters of
the globe, and comprehends a period of nearly fifty years of the life But in the hush of evening they return,
of a man who has been placed in many trying situations, as a soldier, Like Sabbath music to a sacred shrine,
an overseer in the West Indies, and an officer in the Patriot arınies And in their presence there is deep delight,
of South America. Devotion, and revival of old hopes
Parochial Law; Embracing the Law of Scotland on the following That long lay crush'd, and recollections bright,
subjects: -Churches-Church Officers-Church-yarıs-Parish Dues And feelings to be cherish'd, but not told :
-Manses and Glebes—The Poor-Sacraments, Necessaries for the
Administration of-and Schools, by Alexander Dunlop, Esq. AdyoSmall is that sister band of starry thoughts,
cate, is announced. But one is in itself a galaxy,—
The Practical Planter; containing Directions for the Planting of Stars make me think of thee !
Waste Lands, and Management of Wood, by Thomas Cruickshank,
Forester at Careston, will shortly be published,
The Greek Grammar of Dr Frederick Thiersch, translated from Nor flowers, nor streams, nor hills, nor stars alone,
the German, with bricf Remarks, by Professor Sandford, is in the Recall thee to a heart, in which thou liv'st
Attempts in Verse, by John Jones, an old servant; with some ac. As perfume in the flower, light in the stream,
count of the Writer; and an Introductory Essay on the Lives and Beauty in hills, and God himself in stars !
Works of uneducated Poets, .by Robert Southey, LL.D., is prepaI take thee with me wheresoe'er I go,
ring for publication. And in my spirit's wildest fights thy form,
The Progress of Society, a work by the late Dr Robert Hamilton. As in a morning dream, shines by my side!
Professor of Mathematics in the Marischal College and University of
Aberdeen, is about to appear. Dr Hamilton was engaged for many At home, abroad, alone, or in a crowd,
years in writing this work, and continued to revise and improve it When think I not of thee ?
until within a few days of his death.
Miss Anna Maria Porter's new work, which may be expected in a
few days, is entitled the Barony, a Romance. SONG-THOU ART LONELY, MY HEART.
Mr Charles Heath, proprietor of the Keepsake, is preparing a set
of plates similar to those which appear in his annual, to be entitled Thou art lonely, my heart, as the lonely star
Heath's Historical Illustrations to the Waverley Novels. Six plates, That shines on the brow of the deepening even,
illustrative of Guy Mannering, will be ready this month. And sheds her pale light from her throne afar,
A new edition of Dr Ure's Dictionary of Chemistry, nearly reEre her sisters come forth in full glory in heaven ! written, is in the press Oh! many are round thee, yet none may tell
• The Denounced, by the author of the O'Hara Tales, consisting of How mournful the thoughts in thy depths that be ;
two stories, entitled the Last Baron of Cranagh, and the Conformists, While all have found kindred and friends to love,
will speedily appear.
The English at Home, by the author of the English in Italy, is anThere are none, O my heart! who can feel with thee !
nounced. Thou art lonely, my heart, as the lonely tree
The Anthology, an annual Reward Book for Midsummer and
Christmas 1830, consisting of Selections, &c. by the Rev. J. D. That stands on the dreary and sunless plain;
Parry, M.A. will be ready in a few weeks. Without one bird on its leafless boughs,
Miss INVERARITY'S CONCERT.-Miss Inverarity was perhaps a To waken the morn with its blithesome strain.
little too ambitious in fixing on the Assembly Rooms for her concert I have wander'd long, I have pined for a soul
which took place last Monday evening. The Rooms were not much Like mine in youth's summer as warm and free; more than one half filled, and the music, consequently, went off more But, alas ! while all bave found something to love,
flatly than it would otherwise have done. Miss Inverarity, however,
acquitted herself exceedingly well, and she was ably supported by There are none, O my heart! who can feel with thee!
several of her professional brothers and sisters.
CHIT-CHAT PROM LONDON.-Hummel has arrived in London, Thou art lonely, my heart, as the lonely wreck
and was to give a concert last Thursday. His great power consists in Tossing for ever on ocean wide,
the beauty and variety of his extemporaneous performances. He is With its canvass shatter'd, its tall masts strewn
now about fifty years of age.--A very general feeling at present preIn ruin around on the heaying tide!
vails that a reduction on the duty of newspapers and advertisemerts
gured. Also, and references to proper soils, modes of
should take place immediately. Various meetings have been held
(No. 77, May 1, 1850.) by different public bodies to bring the matter, in a proper point of view, under the attention of Government.--Almack's opened for the season a few days ago, and the attendance was numerous.-Joseph Hume has been elected one of the Vice-presidents of the Society of Arts.-There is at present exhibiting in London a curious and inte. resting specimen of Hindoo seulpture, consisting of a figure as lar as life, representing a doorjee, or lady's tailor, seated at his work. It is a clay model, and evinces considerable mechanical skill, and
WORKS ON GARDENING some taste. - The Exhibition at Somerset House will this year be a
Published by WHITTAKER, TREACHER, and Co., Are-Maria
Lane, London; and WAUGH and INNES, Edinburgh, very crowded one. It is said there is not room to hang half the pic.
In foolscap 8vo, price 6s. tures that have been sent in.--The Universal Library, announced by
1. THE VILLA and 'COTTAGE FLORIST'S Messrs Colburn and Bentley, is a new work of the Constable's Mis
DIRECTORY : being a familiar Treatise on Floriculture, cellany species, which is to be edited by Mr Gleig. It will, of course,
particularly the management of the best stage, bed, and border interfere a good deal with Murray's Family Library, but the profits flowers, usually cultivated in Britain. To which are added, Direcof that work are so great, that there may possibly be room for both.
tions for the Management of the Hothouse, Greenhouse, and ConMessrs Whittaker and Co. are to publish a French Annual for
servatory, with the different modes of raising and propagating exotie
plants. Interspersed with many new physiological observations. By 18.31, the letter-press of which is to be supplied by the most eminent
JAB. MAIN, A.L.S. French authors, but the plates will be all engraved in this country. 2. THE GREENHOUSE COMPANION, comTheatrical Gossip.-Madame Malibran is to appear this evening at
prising a general course of greenhouse and conservatory practice the king's Theatre, for the first time this season.Lalande does not | throughout the year; a natural arrangement of all the greenhouse seem to have made a great hit. The London crities speak of her plants in cultivation; with a descriptive catalogue of the most desiwith cautious admiration. Her voice is a high soprano ;- she is not
rable to form a collection, their proper soils, modes of propagation,
management, and references to botanical works in which they are fivery young, but still in the full meridian of her vocal powers.-Mr
gured. Also, the proper treatment of flowers in rooms, and bulbs in les Kemble took for his benefit on Wednesday last, the tragedy water glasses. In 8vo, with a coloured frontispiece, the ed edition. of “ Isabella, or the Fatal Marriage," to give his daughter an op
13s, bds. portunity of personating the heroine. It is stated that the clear pro
3. A CONCISE and PRACTICAL TREATISE fits of the season at Covent-Garden, up to the present time, have
on the GROWTH and CULTURE of the CARNATION, PINK. bern L.13,000.-A Miss Hosac, who is said to excel in both tragedy
AURICULA, POLYANTHUS, RANUNCULUS, TULIP, HVA
CINTH, ROSE, and other Flowers ; including a dissertation on soils and comedy, has arrived in London from America. It is reported
and manures, and catalogues of the most esteemed varieties of each that Elliston is about to publish his life. The Shakspearian Festi
flower. By THOMAS HOGG. A new Edition, in 12.no, with coloured val is now going on with great eclat at Stratford-on-Avon. Gor. Plates, 8s. geous processions, concerts, public breakfasts, banquets, and fire 4. THE GARDENER'S MANUAL and ENGworks, are to constitute the Jubilee. The eating and drinking de LISH BOTANIST'S COMPANION, being an introduction to Gar.
dening, on philosophical principles. To which is added a Catalogue partment is under the superintendence of Charles Wright. There
of British Plants, in the monthly order of their flowering. By a appears to be a good theatrical company at present at Birmingham.
Horticultural Chemist. In 8vo, to be complete in 12 Nos. 1s, each. Among others, there are Miss Foote, Mrs Humby, Miss F. H. Kelly, Vandenhoff, and a Mr Pemberton, whom we have heard favourably Three of the most widely circulated Weekly Newspapers publishspoken of. The company will proceed to Liverpool shortly. When
ed in London, at Sevenpence each. Sold by all Newspaper Agents
in Town ard Country, Mathews was last in Manchester, he introduced himself to the audience in these words: "Mr Pit, Mr Mathews--Mr Mathews, Mr
THE OBSERVER, Pu." This was thought an excellent joke.-Liston terminated a suc
Priee Sevenpence. cessful engagement with Seymour in Glasgow last Saturday evening,
A MONDAY EDITION of the OBSERVER is regularly published, and has now returned to London.-Miss Jarman terminated a success- containing the Latest News, Clerical Intelligence, the Corn Market, ful engagement with Alexander in Glasgow on Monday last, in the up to the Monday afternoon ; always published sufficiently early for
the Newsmen to send by the General Post. course of which she appeared four times in the drama of “Aloyse."
This edition is render
ed particularly acceptable to persons in the country, and those resi. Her benefit was very crowdedly attended. She is now in Belfast.
ding abroad. The price of the Monday edition of The Observer is Miss Fanny Ayton is at present in Glasgow.We understand that the Sevenpence.-Printed and published by Mr WM. CLEMENT, adjoindispute between Alexander and Seymour concerning the patent is | ing the Office of the Morning Chronicle, in the Strand, London. likely soon to be brought to a conclusion, and that the former mana
BELL'S LIFE IN LONDON, ger will obtain it.-A new drama, called “The Brigand," was pro
Price Sevenpence. duced here on Wednesday evening. It had been previously per
BELI'S LIFE IN LONDON is the best and cheapest Journal extant formed at the Caledonian, and we regret to say, that it was better
for Sporting varieties. It is a large folio twenty-column Weekly Jour. performed there than at the Theatre-Royal.-T. P. Cooke takes his nal, published in London every Saturday afternoon, in time for that benefit this evening. Next week the Theatre will be closed on day's post, and may be received at the distance of two hundred iniles account of the sacrament; but will re-open on Tuesday, the 11th,
from London on Sunday. This paper combines, with the news of the
week, a rich repository of Fashion, Wit, Humour, and other intewith Miss Isabella Paton and Wilson, who has been re-engaged. Mr
resting incidents of Real Life. The events in the Sporting Depart. Murray has gone to London to arrange concerning various matters ment are copiously detailed, and, for aceuracy, stand unrivalled. connected with his establishment.---Powerful reasons, we under
The emblematical Illustrations, which head the articles on Drama, stand, have prevented Mr Bass's appearance at the Caledonian for a
Poetry, the Turf, the Chase, the Ring, the Police, Cricketing, Pic
geon-shooting, the Aquatic Register, and the affairs of the Fancy, week or two.
were all designed by Cruikshank, in his most humorous and happy
manner. These cuts alone are worth more than the price of this WEEKLY List or PERFORMANCES.
Newspaper, which is only Sevenpence. The sale of Bell's Life in
London, and Sporting Chronicle, is the largest of any London April 24_30.
Weekly Journal, except The Observer. Innkeepers and Publicans SAT. Black-eyed Susan, $ Nelson.
are likely to benefit by additional business to their house, froin ta
king in Bell's Life in London, and Sporting Chronicle, being a Mon. Do., & The Pilot.
Journal of comicality and fun, calculated to drive dull care away," TUES. The Red Rover, 4 Black-eyed Susan,
and dissipate the blue devils. Omee, 169, Strand, London, WED. The Brigand, & Neson.
THE ENGLISHMAN, THURS. Do., & Black-eyed Susan.
Price Sevenpence. FRI. Presumption, & The Red Rover.
This highly respectable and independent Weekly Newspaper is published at No. 170, in the Strand, every Sunday Morning, at 4 o'. clock, at the price of Sevenpence only. The Englishman has now been
published twenty-six years, and during that long period has invaria. TO OUR CORRESPONDENTS.
bly pursued the same course in all its departments that of the strict
est impartiality. It may be truly said of The Englishman, that it is We are obliged to postpone several notices of interesting new
“open to all parties influenced by none." As a Family Newspaworks till next week.
per, The Englishman stands unrivalled ; not a line, or an advertise The paper “ On Puppies" will be of use to us. We are afraid that ment, of an immoral tendency, is allowed, under any circumstances, none of the communications of “R." of Migvie will exactly suit us,
to stain its pages. The Englishman is a folio twenty-column JourThe hint of “A Well-wisher" shall be attended to.
nal, the same size and price as The Observer. The paper upon which
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