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15 and 16. REBELLION in SCOTLAND, in 1745. By Ro
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17. ROBERTS'S NARRATIVE of VOYAGES and EXCUR. Fleet, lying at anchor in order of Battle.-Music, “ Turkish Air.'
SIONS in Central America. 11.- The combined Fleets of Britain, France, and Russia, en
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SCHILLER. From the German, by GEORGE Moir, Esq. miral Sir Edward Codrington on the quarter deck.-" Hearts of 20 and 21. ILLUSTRATIONS of BRITISH HISTORY. Oak.”
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IV.-The sinking of a Brulot, or Turkish Fire-Ship, by the 23. LIFE of ROBERT BURNS. By J. G. LOCKHART, Philomel Gun-Brig—the Cambrian and Glasgow Frigates engaged LL.B. with the Turkish Vessels and Batteries.--"Battle of the Nile."
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By John RUSSELL, Esq. Advocate. VII.-The daring position of the British Admiral's ship, the 31 and 32. The REBELLIONS in SCOTLAND under MONAsia, (commanded by Sir E. Codrington,) between the Egyptian TROSE, from 1638 to 1660. By ROBERT CHAMBERS, Author Admiral's ship and that of the Capitana Bey-Sir E. Codring'on of “ The Rebellion of 1745." 2 vols. conspicuous on the quarter deck.-"See the Conquering Hero,"
33, 34, and 35. HISTORY of the PRINCIPAL REVOLU. and “Battle Piece."
TIONS in EUROPE, from the Subversion of the Roman EmVIII.-The conclusion of the Battle, and the perilous situation
pire in the West, till the Abdication of Bonaparte. Transof the French Admiral's ship, La Syrene, commanded by Ad
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to any of them, except those which are large and expensive, must in opposition to Mr Combe, will carry his plan into execution or
be evident. They commonly refer to texts, without any con
nexion except that of a single leading word; and then take no not-We perceive that next week, Mr Lloyd, an old and respecto notice either of persons or places, whereas all that relates to per. able lecturer, is to illustrate, on three different evenings, in the sons, places, and subjects, is here presented collectively, and in Caledonian Theatre, his favourite subject of Astronomy. This
the arrangement and connexion of sense."
Seals and Devices. Our readers will probably be amused with he will do with the assistance of a very efficient Orrery; and as
some of the fancy devices and mottos upon the seals which, either no subject is more interesting, or leads to higher results, than through design or accident, some of the celebrated literary chaAstronomy, we strongly recommend these Lectures to the atten- racters of the day have h ppened to attach to letters now in our tion we doubt not they will merit.—Early in February, Lectures possession. We, of course, do not include in the following short
list family coats of arms :of a different description are to be given in the Waterloo Rooms,
Sir Walter Scott ;-the device—a shield bearing a red hand, by Mr William Carey, on the History and Progress of the Fine the motto-" Lham dearg aboo." Arts. Mr Carey is well known as an able and zealous advocate in J. G. Lockhart;-the device-a dove carrying an olive branch, the cause of British Art; and the late President of the Royal
no motto. Academy frequently expressed it as his opinion, that he look
Alaric Watts :-the device-a lyre decorated with roses,—the ed upon Mr Carey * as one of the first critical judges of works
motto-" Addolcire ed esaltare." of Art." There is good reason to hope, therefore, that these
The Ettrick Shepherd ;-the device--the prize-harn presented Lectures will be worthy of the important subject of which
by Queen Mary to the best minstrel,-the motto-above, “Mathey propose to treat. We have seen a syllabus of the course,
rie Regina," below, "Donum Naturæ." which appears highly interesting -Besides the two Theatres,
William Tennant;—the device-a book open,--the motto there are also offered to the public, as powerful auxiliarics to kill
“ Vivere est cogitare." a tedious morning or evening, the Panorama and Diorama, Ma
James Sheridan Knowles;-the device-a harp, with a willow dame Catalani's Concerts, Mr Thom's Statues, and a few more
branch intertwined with the strings,--no motto. exhibitions chiefly private.- The Professional Society's Concerts,
The late Archibald Constable ;-the device small urn, a we regret much to say, notwithstanding the accession of strength
chrysalis on one side, a butterfly on the other,-the mottothey would have received in Murray, are not to go on this win
• Ετι θνητος ουκ.” ter for want of patronage. We think, however, they have been Joanna Baillie ;-the device-Phaeton driving the chariot of the too hastily given up, before a sufficiently strong appeal was made sun,-no motto. to the public through the medium of the press.
More examples might easily be added, but these will suffice in MR ROLAND.-We are glad to perceive that Mr Roland has the meantime. at length opened Rooms for the accommorlation of his pupils in Theatrical Gossip. - The Glasgow Theatre has been bumed the New Town. We have always considered the young men of down to the ground, owing, it is said, to some carelessness in the Edinburgh fortunate in having it in their power to avail them
management of the gas. The house was insured; but the manaselves of the instructions of one who is so complete and scientific
ger is reported to have sustained a loss of £2000 in theatrical a master of the elegant, fashionable, and healthful art he pro- property. --The revival of the "Beaux Stratagem " has been so fesses.
successful at Covent Garlen, that another of Farquhar's comeAn Historical and Biographical work, entitled “ The Life and
dies, “The Recruiting Officer," is about to be produced, - pruned Times of William Laud, D.D., Lord Archbishop of Canterbury,”
a little, we presume. We really wish Mr Murray would get up from the pen of our young countryman, Mr John Parker Law. the “ Beaux Stratagem," pruned, of course, in the same way: son, author of the Life of the Regent Murray, has just issued -A new tragedy, called "i Caswallon," is about to be played from the London press. The important era in the history of the at Drury Lane ; and, at Covent Garden, a new comedy, called church of England, when this distinguished prelate flourished, "Village Vagaries." We do not augur very highly of either, ought to render the present work at once a source of great in- but we may be wrong.-The performers at the Dublin Theatre terest, and of much valuar le information, to the reader of history, have been quarrelling with the manager, Mr Bunn, because both civil and ecclesiastical.
he will not allow them to introduce any songs they choose We have been favoured with an early copy of “ The Edin into the operas. Melrose has, in consequence, resigned his burgh Musical Album,” but have this week only time to mention engagement; and Miss Paton is said to be among the number of the very handsome style in which it is got up, and the apparent the malcontents. We highly approve
of the manager's conduct, merit of most of its contents; of these we shall give a full ac- and wish some others would follow his example. - Mr J. P. Col. count next Saturday.
lier (whom we have not the honour of knowing) is preparing for We perceive that Mr Sillery's Poem of “ Vallery, or the Cita- the press a history of the English Slage." I will have a wife," del of the Lake," is speedily to make its appearance. It is to ex- a farce, in two acts, is the only novelty that has been produced tend to nine cantos, and will comprise sketches, ristorical and this week at our Theatre: it is not very good.-Colley Cibber's descriptive, of the Crusaders, the Chivalryof France an i Spain, the “ Hypocrite" has been revived ; it is an excellent comedy, and Moors, and the Arabians, and many other things. Several hun- ought to be encouraged. dred Notes are to be added. Every variety of Verse is to be in
WEEKLY List of PERFORMANCES. troduced ; and the whole, in two handsome duodecimo volumes, is to be sold for ten shillings. This is a spirited attempt for so
Jan 10.-Jan. 16. young an author, and we hope he may find it a successful one. SAT. Sweethearts and Wives, Aloyse, & Robinson Crusoe.
Mr Murray is busy publishing min ature editions of all his lar. Mon. Jane Shore, I will have a Wife, - Do. ger and more successful works. Lord Byron's Poems, and Ca:- Tues. George Heriot, Free and Easy, of Do. tain Parry's Voyages, in four volumes, 18mo, appeared some lit. Wed. Bride of Lammermoor, I will have a Wife. & Do. tle time ago ; and Captain Franklin's Journey to the shores of THUR. Marquis of Montrose Scape-Goat, Do.f Fatal Rock. the Polar Sea, in the same size, has just reached us. This sys
The Hypocrite, Free and Easy. of Gilderoy. tem of thus supplying to general readers, who would otherwise never see them, cheap copies of valuable works, deserves every encouragement. It is to the late Mr Constable that the public
TO OUR READERS. are indebted for the original plan, which has been ably carried into execution in his Miscellacy:
THERE is preparing for the Edinburgh Literary Journal, and We observe that Mr Murray has the following new works in will appear in an early Number, a Collection of the Autographs preparation for the ensuing publishing season :-X Memoir of the of all the most distinguished men of the day, accompanied with Public Life of the late Lord Londonderry; Flaxman's Lectures
some observations on the inferences to be drawn regarding chaon Sculpture; Lectures on Physical Geography, by Baron Humboldt, translated from his mss.; The Journal of Naturalist; racter, from the hand-writing. the Life and Services of Captain Philip Beaver, K. N. by Captain W. H. Smyth, R. N.; a second volume of Reliquiæ Diluvianæ, by Professor Buckland ; Lives of British Painters, Sculptors, and
TO OUR CORRESPONDENTS. Architects; History of the Jews; and other works, which have We shall be always glad to receive Notices of Books from our already been an ounced in the Literary Journal.
Correspondents, but they must be accompanied with a copy of A new work, entitled The Scripture Student's Assistant, being the book reviewed, that we may forin our own opinion of the jus a complete Index, and concise Dicionary, to the Holy Bible, has tice of the observations made upon it. The book will be return. just been published by Blackie, Fullarton, and Co. of Glasgow. ed if desired. These remarks apply, in the present instance, to The work, which we have seen, is printed in a very beautiful
the writer who has favoured us with a review of Barbour's ". Evenand distinct type, and its plan and object are thus explained in the ings in Greece."-" The Ghost of the Old Bell," will appear as Preface :-"This little work is intended, not only to assist un
soon as we can find room.-" Cato's” remarks on " Humbug," learned readers in understanding the language of the Bible, but
will be of use to us.-We should be obliged by a call from the chiefly in readily turning to the places where every topic of in
Translator of " The Sandman." formation comprised in it occurs. This, to all cla of readers,
The verses On the
Death of a Daughter," we may find room must be of high importance. Among those who are well acquaint for by aud by. We have the same remark to make
to “ Askil." ed with the Bible, there are few who are able to recollect the He will improve as he goes on.-The lines to an Unfortunate t'ebook, chapter, and verse, where suitable texts are to be met with
male will not suit us.-"R. S." of Aberdeen is good, but not quite in proof of every doctrine, and which treat of every person, event, I good enough.-" H. H. H." perhaps