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“ The thing that I loe best of a',

Lass an ye loe me, tell me now; The dearest thing that ever I saw,

Though I canna come every night to woo, Is the kindly smile that beams on me,

Whenever a gentle hand I press,
And the wily blink trae the dark-blue ee

Of a dear, dear lassie that they ca’ Bess."

Aha! young man, but I cou'dna see,

Wha I loe best I'll tell you now,
The compliment that ye sought frae me,

Though ye canna come every night to woo ; Yet I would rather hae frae you

A kindly look, an' a word witha', Than a' the flowers o' the forest pa',

Than a' the lads that ever I saw.”

tion, we venture to say the audience would have been thin enough. Let our histrionic friends therefore study novelty ;-it is one half of the battle. Moreover, if they have any genius at all, let them choose such characters as will give them an opportunity of displaying it; for it is a ridiculous thing to see them on their benefit nights sinking into situations far below those to which they are entitled, and which they are well able to support.

At the same time, it is not to be denied, that our company is far from being strong at present, and that there are some excellent pieces which it is as well for it not to attempt. We have no first tragedian, and no first comedian, either male or female ; and no lady capable of taking the lead in opera with any thing like eclat We do not know whether a manager can altogether expect the permanent members of his company to be satisfied with benefits at the fag end of a season, after he has allowed some of his most attractive performers to take their departure. Be this as it may, it is plain that things must not remain long as they now are. A sort of sleepy half-and-half feeling seems to have crept over the establishment, from which it must be roused ere long, else it will get into a state of confirmed lethargy. Our only reason for forbearing to press this subject more fully to-day is, that a new grant of the patent has not yet been actually signed and sealed, and given over to Mr Murray; and that the assignees, who seem to be rather a dilatory set, have, within the last week, been prevented from finally arranging the matter by the unexpected death of Sir John Hay, who was one of their pumber. But something must be done immediately, and we shall then take the liberty of speaking pretty freely as to the preparations which ought to be made for next season.

Among the benefits announced for next week, we observe that Pritchard's is to take place on Monday, and Denham's on Thursday. They both deserve well of the public. Pritchard is one of the most industrious and in. defatigable men in the company. He has, on the whole, made a very good selection of entertainments, and is to have the assistance of the military band of the 4th dragoons. In several Scotch characters Denham is unrivalled, and in nothing that he attempts does he offend ;-on the contrary, his acting is in general characterised by modesty and sound judgment.

Notwithstanding the puffing and blowing of the frogs who enact the part of toads to the Caledonian Theatre, that establishment remains very much in statu quo. There are one or two respectable persons connected with it; but on the whole, its entertainments, whether musical or otherwise, are heavy, vulgarish, and balt-price-like.

Old Cerberus.

“ Then, dear, dear Bessie, you shall be mine,

Sin' a' the truth ye hae tauld me now, Our hearts an' fortunes we'll entwine,

An' I'll ay come every night to woo; For, o I canna descrive to thee

The feeling o' love's and nature's law, How dear this world appears to me

Wi' Bessie, my ain for good an' for a'!”

SONG,
By Alexander Maclaggan.
I ken a fair wee flower that grows

Far doon in yon deep dell;
I ken its hame, its bonny haine,

But whar-troth I'll no tell :
When rings the shepherd's e'enin' horn,

Oft finds that soothing hourStars in the sky-dew on the earth

And me beside my flower.
It is not frae the tint o' day

My gentle flower receives
Its purest hue, nor does the sun

Call forth its blushing leaves ;
In secrecy it blooms, where Love

Delights to strew his bower, Where many an unseen spirit smiles

L'pon my happy tower.

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By the Ettrick Shepherd.
" Arore the moorcock begin to craw,

Lass an ye loe me, tell me now
The bonniest thing that ever ye saw,

For I canna come every night to woo." “ The gouden broom is bonny to see,

An' sae is the milk-white flower o' the haw, The daisy's wee freenge is sweet on the lea,

But the bud o' the rose is the bonniest of a'.” “ Now, wae light on a' your flow'ry chat,

Lass an ye loe me, tell me now; It's do the thing that I would be at,

An' I canna come every night to woo !" “ The lamb is bonny upon the brae,

The leveret friskin' o'er the knowe, The bird is bonny upon the tree

But which is the dearest of a' to you?"

Ah ! weel ye guess that fancy gives

This living gem o' mine
A female form a' loveliness,

A soul in't a' divine,
A glorious ee that rows beneath

A fringe o' midnight hue,-
Twa yielding lips, wi’ love's ain sweets

Aye melting kindly through. 'Tis a' the wealth that I am worth,

'Tis a' my praise and pride, And fast the hours flee over me

When wooing by its side-
Or looking on its bonnie breast,

So innocently fair,
To see the purity, and peace,

And love, that's growin' there.

Wi' saftest words I woo my flower,

But wi' a stronger arın
I shield each gentle opening bud

Frae every ruthless harm;
The wretch that would, wi'serpent wile,

Betray my flower so rare, May he live without a cheering friend,

Aud die without a prayer!

THE FALLEN ROCK.

By Thomas Brydson. No mortal hand, save mine, hath yet

Upon thy cold form prest, Thou mighty rock, just freshly torn

From off the cliff's dark breast,

Oh! glorious our fate that where'er we be,
On the smiling land or the stormy sea,
Whether in crowds, or with Nature alone,
The prayer of the heart will mount to His throne !
Oh! whether we're captive in pleasure's chain,
Or pine in the bondage of grief and pain,
There is nought to the soul such peace can give,
As prayer to that God by whom all things live!

GERTRUDL.

So steep that never hunter climb'd

Unto its helm of snow, To gaze across the wide expanse

Of desert spread below.

LITERARY CHIT-CHAT AND VARIETIES.

But yesterday the fleecy cloud

Went ourling o'er thy face ; But yesternight the eagle slept

Within thy calm embrace ;

While moon and stars, thine ancient friends,

In glory journey'd by,
And bathed thee with their purest light

Up in the silent sky.

Ah, me! and thou art downward hurl'd

Into this lowly glen ;
From thy majestic place of pride,

Down to the haunts of men ;

Thou who throughout all time hast been

So lofty and so lone,
That voice of human joy or grief

Scarce reach'd thy marble throne.

Thou'st stood unmoved, while age on age

Earth's myriads pass'd away : Strange destiny, methinks, that I

Should mark thyself decay !

PRAYER.

I saw on the shore of the wintry sea
An aged man on his bended knee ;--
And the wind, as it Aung back his long white hair,
Show'd me his visage devout in prayer.
He gazed on the starless and solemn sky,
And a tear stood bright in his earnest eye,
For the son of his bosom-his last dear child--
He knew was adrift on these waters wild;
And the father's love in that holy hour,
Grew stronger and deeper in awful power ;
Fast from his pale lips the accents ran-
The fears and the griefs of a lonely man-
And shadows took shapes to his wilder'd brain,
And fancy o'er truth held her feverish reign.

THE CAPTIVE OP F8z.-We have been favoured with an early copy of Mr Aird's forthcoming poem, which we announced some time ago, entitled the Captive of Fez, in four cantos. We pteter delaying our review of it till next week, that we may be able to do it the greater justice.

The EncycLOPÆDIA BRITANNICA.We have received Volume 1. Part I. of this great national work. It contains a portion of Duca Stewart's admirable Preliminary Dissertation on the History of the Sciences, and the alphabetical matter from A to Ætna, together onth seventeen plates beautifully executed, illustrative of the article

Acoustics, Aerostation, Africa, and Agriculture. It is evident that | both the Editor and Publishers are determined to make the seventh edition the best which has yet appeared.

Messrs Colburn and Bentley have commenced a new work, to be entitled the Library of Modern Travels, Voyages, and Discoverie, comprising original journals of recent travellers in various parts of the world, and presenting an epitome of the present state of geogra phical knowledge. The work is to appear in monthly volunes, like the Family Library.

The forthcoming Number of the Family Library will consist of the third volume of the lives of eminent British painters, seulptor, and architects, by Allan Cunningham.

We understand that Sir Thomas Lauder Dick's work on the floods in the North of Scotland in the early part of this year, is nearly ready for publication.

CHIT-CHAT FROM LONDON.-Poor Haydon the painter is again in the very last extremity of poverty, and has written a letter to s newspaper to say, that unless some assistance be speedily afforded him, he will be incarcerated. We do not exactly understand this: Haydon is a clever man, and his necessities must, in a great mea sure, be of his own making. Besides, we do not approve of people writing letters to the public press concerning their own wantsTwo collections of great interest to the antiquarian and the scholar are, in a few days, to be sold by Mr Sotheby : the one consisting of a valuable series of medals, the other of a well-chosen library. The medals are those of the late Earl of Morton, a nobleman of noted

taste; the books belonged to Sir Thomas Lawrence. The former I possess only their own intrinsic worth, which is great; but the books

of such a man as the late President, derive an adventitious value from their being associated with the private studies of a man of genius.--Mr Burchell, the well-known African traveller, has st length returned to England, after an absence of nearly six years. In this period he has explored those vast inland provinces of Brazil into which no European traveller, at least of modern times, has vebtured to penetrate. We may look for an interesting work from his pen ere long.--Now that the weather has become warm, the Londoners are beginning to indulge in their annual fear of mad dogs. It would be well were they never bit in any way but this.-A monument is erecting in Westminster Abbey, by Mr Westmacott, to the memory of the late Mr Tierney. The fund for this splendid testimonial to his worth has been raised by private subscription.--A new periodical, of the same size as the Edinburgh Literary Journal, is about to be commenced in London, to be published every Saturday morning, and to be called The Chat of the Week. It is to contain, besides original matter, the most interesting passages on all subjects from all the periodicals. This is not a bad idea, and may succeed. It is said that a large sum is subscribing for the institution of a per morning paper. The Star Evening Paper is for sale, the price de manded is L. 800, which includes types, lease of the house, &c. This is by no means a good time for newspapers; the best established cannot hold their ground, and the Sunday newspapers in particular feel the pressure of the times, for the middling and lower orders, who chiefly read Sunday newspapers, either cannot afford the expense, or the occurrences of the week are not sufficient to excite interest. In France, however, things are different; new papers are starting there daily, and succeeding well:--at Lyons two new papers have appeared within the last three months, and in different parts of France about fifteen papers have been successfully started during the present year.--A University Club is in the progress of formation, on the model of the other great clubs of London. It is to consist, in the first instance, of 600 members 3:0 from each University.

But, lo! as I look'd on that face of despair,
A change came o'er it-the change of prayer !
Still on the shore of the wintry sea,
The parent was fix'd on his bended knee,
But a lovely light o'er his features stole,
For the sunshine of faith had touch'd his soul;
And the Spirit of God, in its mercy and love,
Brought peace on its wings, from the throne above ;
And calm as the breast of the moonlight deep,
When the tempest is past and the wild winds sleep,
Were the face and the heart of that father mild,
As he thought of his God and the God of his child,

Alas! how rarely we pause to say, How precious a blessing it is to pray!

ADVERTISEMENTS,

Theatre-Royal.

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The first volume of the Juvenile Library, to be published by

(No. 81, May 29, 1830.] Messrs Colburn and Bentley, will appear on the 1st of July. This work will embrace, among its leading features, an Historical Series (sacred and profane)-a Biographical Series-a Scientific Series—a Series on the Fine Arts-a Series of Guides to Professional Pursuits

Connected with Literature, Science, and the Arts, -a Miscellaneous Series and an Entertaining Series. The superintendence of the work has been intrusted to Mr William Jerdan, Any ERTISEMENTS from London, intended for insertion in this editor of the Literary Gaxette.

JOURNAL, which now forms one of the most eligible mediums for THE OFFICIAL KALENDAR.-Mr Burke, the author of the well.

Literary Advertising in Scotland, are respectfully requested to be known work upon the Peerage and Baronetage, has announced for

left with Mr FREDERICK SOMERS, No. 169, Fleet Street, who has immediate publication a new production under the above title. In

been appointed Agent for the Advertising Department in London. dependently of comprising the public men and public institutions of the British Empire, including our colonial and foreign dependen

Terms the same as the Edinburgh Newspapers.] cies, the work, in the form of a Dictionary, will contain, we under. stand, ample information regarding public persons abroad, upon a scale hitherto unattempted in this country. Of the Reigning Houses

MR PRITCHARD begs to announce that his of Europe-the Court of Rome-the Ottoman Court--the Marshals

BENEFIT is appointed for MONDAY EVENING next, May of France, &c. &c. full details will be given. Among the curious

31, and feels proud in having the honour to state, that, by the kind domestic information will be found a brief account of each of the permission of Colonel Ross and the Officers of the 4th Dragoon boroughs, the pumber of voters, prevailing influence, &c.

Guards, he is enabled to gratify his Friends and the Public with the Theatrical Gossip.-Nothing but benefits are now going on in

valuable services of their very celebrated London, -At Drury-Lane, Farren, Harley, and Wallack, have had

MILITARY BAND. excellent houses.-At Covent-Garden, Fawcett has made his fare.

Miss I. PATON and Mr WILSON will also appear. well exit with the utmost eclat; and on Tuesday last, Mrs Daven

The Entertainments will commence with port, one of the best perforiners of old women that ever appeared on

IVANHOE. the stage, took her first and last benefit. She chose the part of the

Isaac, the Jew of York, by Mr Pritchard, being Nurse in “ Romeo and Juliet,"part she has played for 30 years

his first appearance in that character. to all the Juliets who have come out during that period.-On Tues.

Rebecca, by Mrs Stanley. day next Miss Stephens takes her benefit at Drury-Lane, and on

To which will be added, Thursday Miss Foote at Covent Garden, on which occasion she is to

OF AGE TO-MORROW. appear as Donna Violante in " The Wonder,” and “ Moggy M'Gil

Maria, by Miss Isabella Paton. pin" in “ The Highland Reel."-Last night Miss Kemble was to

The whole to conclude with the Drama of make her first appearance in comedy, as Lady Townly, in “ The

THE BRIGAND. Provok'd Husband."-Lablache, the new buffo singer at the Opera, Alessandro Massaroni, the Brigand Chief, by Mr Pritchard. is a native of Naples, and, in allusion to his enormous size, he has

Carlotti, by Mr Wilson. been called, " le veritable gros de Naples."-It is said that Mr Lee, Tickets and Places for the Boxes to be had of Mr KENNEDY, at the new lessee of Drury-Lane, has selected Mr Cooper as the stage- | the Box-Office, from 11 unul 4 o'clock; and of Mr PRITCHARD, No. manager.-Kean is engaged to appear next season at the Haymarket

27, Clyde Street. for six nights.--Miss Smithson has made her debut at the Opera Comique in Paris, and has been received with as much empressement

MR DENHAM'S BENEFIT. as ever. We can only say to the Parisians, as some old women are MR DENHAM most respectfully announces to reported to have said to a certain gentleman when they saw him car

A his friends and the Public, that his BENEFIT takes place on rying off an exciseinan" We wish you luck of your prize."- Mr THURSDAY, the 3d of June, on which occasion he solicits a couGoldsmidt, son of the celebrated banker, made a successful debut a tinuance of their favour. few evenings ago at Drury-Lane, in the character of Monsieur Ton

Ou THURSDAY, June 3, 1830, son. At the falling of the curtain he was again called for to receive

Will be performed the celebrated Opera called the congratulations of his friends.-Yates has been playing Silvester

THE SLAVE, Daggerwood, and giving imitations of all the popular performers, to

In which the whole strength of the Company, assisted by the great delight of the good people of Dublin.-Miss Jarman, who

MR WILSON, was for some time prevented from performing by a severe domestic

will be brought forward. affliction, has been playing this week in Belfast, and is to return to Gambia, the Slave, by Mr Denhain, being his first appcarance in

that Character.
Glasgow on Monday for seven nights.-Miss Phillips takes her be-
nefit here this evening, and Mrs Nicol on Tuesday.

Captain Malcolm by Mr Wilson.- Zelinda by Miss Phillips,
A VARIETY OF ENTERTAINMENTS.

After which,
WEEKLY List of PERFORMANCES.

for the First time this Season, the Laughable Farce of May 22—28.

THE SPECTRE BRIDEGROOM!

The whole to conclude with, for the First Time these Two Years, SAT. The Wonder, a Concert, fc.

the highly popular Romantic Drama, called Mon. Speed the Plough, The Lancers, $ Cramond Brig.

THE WARLOCK OF THE GLEN,
TUES. The Recruiting Officer, * Tekeli.

OR THE CASTLE OF GLENCAIRN.
WED. Guy Mannering, & Rob Roy Macgregor.

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