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hept, the lights bright, and the shades perspective; it distorts the arch, and transparent,
inakes it look as if it stood diagonally 118. Lecnidas defending the Pass of Tbermopla. across the building, which the plan (a 4. A. ritkinson.
wood-cut introduced in the text) proves
it does not. 5th. An exterior view of A spirited lively representation of the subject : the figures are well grouped, and
the saine castle, engraved by Hay, from excellently foreshortened, particularly a
a drawing by J. R. Thompson. 6ih. dead figure in the foreground. The pen. Church, Norfolk, engraved by W Wool
An admirable view of Castle-acre Privny 'cilling is in a bold and vigorous style, suitable to the bustle of the subject
noth, from a drawing by F. Mackenzice Want of room, at this season of the The tout ensemble of this print is much
to be admired, as well for the correctness year, which is the holiday of the arts,
of the architecture as the excellence of deprives us of the opportunity of noticing otherwise than generally the rest of the
the engraving. And 7th. A south-east excellent pictures in this exhibition,
view of the Collegiate Church, Mancheswhich, if the press of matter will permit,
ter, engraved by S. Sparrow, from a draws will be resumed in the succeeding num.
ing by J. L. Bond, esq. architect, which bers. The next worthy notice are : 140.
for that accuracy of delineation which is
Mr. Bond’s well known characteristic of
style, arrangement of light and shade, Grotto of Egeria, by I Frearson ; 213. Pan
and beauty of engraving, has been rarely and Syren, by R. Corlour.d; 230. Melross Abbey,
surpassed : the sky is among the best (Moonligbe) G. Arnald; 243. A Landscape,
efforts of the art. The next part contains by Miss H. Gouldsmitb; 268. A Vrew in the seven engravings of Rosslyn Chapel, near Ísle of Wigbı, ty sir W. Beecbey, R. A.; Edinburgh, engraved from drawings iaken 315. A Pbeasant from Nature, by Miss Dubuis. on the spot, by Joseph Gaudy, csq. sion ;. and 318 Model of a Statue of Brisas. A. R. A. To those who are acquainted niu, by J. Nollekins, R. X.
with Mr.Gaudy's style of drawing, the two The Architectural Anriquiries of Great Britain, engravings hy Burnett of the cleration
displayed in a Series of Engravings, with an of part of the south-side, and a view of bistorical and descriptive sccount of each Subo its interior, which was exhibited at the jeci, by John Britton, F. S. A. Parts 19 and Royal Academy, must afford great satis20, furming Paris 1 and 2 of Vol. 3. Publish.
faction; they so closely iinitate the precied by Longman and Co. Taylor, and be
sion, sharpness of touch, and sparkling Auebor.
style of colouring of the originals, that This excellent delineation of the archi. it is impossible for engravings to go beyond tectural antiquities of our native country them. ' Neither must the other plates, of has reached the beginning of the third parts at large, by Noble and Woolnoth, volume, and with increased claiins to Le passed over without their due share public notice and encouragement. Each of praise : indeed, the whole of the plates of these parts contains seven engravings, are in the highest degree crectitable of of first-rate merit, the former consisting the artist's talents, and cannot fail of ad. of: Ist. A ground plan of Waltham Ab- vancing their names. The credit of bey Churchi, Essex, engraved by R. Roffe, arrangement, selection, and description, from a drawing by J. R. Thomps.iu. remains yet to be appreciated. They are 2nd. A section of the same, shewing the bighly satisfactory, and do credit to Mr. south side of the nave, by the same en- Britton's abilities as an editor and archigraver, from a drawing by F. Mackenzie.
tectural antiquary. The excellence as 3rd. A perspective view of the same, of well as extraordinary cheapness of this considerable picturesque effect and beau- work, must place it in the library of every ty, both of lineal and aerial perspec- lover of ancient English architecture. tive and engraving, engraved by John Roffe, from a drawing by F. Mackenzie.
Telemachus relating ber Adventures 10 Calyplo. 4th. A view of the interior of a room called
Peintea by Richard Wistall, esq. R. Aen. the armoury in Hedingham Castle, Essex,
groved by Thomas Williamson, and published engraved by J. Burnett, froin a drawing
by Messrs Clay and Scriven, Ludgute-bill. by F. Mackenzie. The effect and en- This print is companion to the one graving of this print are peculiarly beauti- from the same poem, and by the same ful, particularly in the texture of the painter, but engraved by Scriren, redifferent materials; but the cluster of viewed in the last number, and baz the columns on the right hand of the picture same beauties of style and composition. is considerably too short for correct Calypso is reclined on a verdant bank,
[May 1, her head crowned with roses, her drapery class of the five arts has risen in England. and attitude elegant and voluptuous. They shall be noticed in our next. Telemachus is seated nearer the front of The committee of the Royal Academy the picture, in the attitude of narration have completed their labours, in arrang. between them; on part of the bank is a ing the works of art for the present collation of fruits and wines. Mentor is exhibition at Somerset-house; it opened bebivad, attentively watching over his on the 30th ult. The time that this part youthtul charge. These are the princi- of the Magazine goes to press prevents ples in the composition. The trunk of a any critical observations on it, as to the tree, two nymphs attentively listening progress the English school have made to the youth's narrative, a distant land. in their road to excellency. Report scape of part of a thick wood through speaks highly of it, as advancing the Briwhose branches the sun gleams, with a tist character in art. cooling rivulet running through it, form Among the pictures that our space will the accessories. The chiaroscuro is permit mentioning are, a large historical well managed, the principal light is kept picture of Hercules combating Pluto, by broad on the faces, and light upper dra- the professor Fuseli. Some historical pery of Telemachus and Calypso, which pictures by Mr. Nortlicote, from Mr. are connected by the light bank and his Fox's work. A brilliant and striking Jeft leg; while the shades are also con. portrait of Lord Grenville, among others, nected by a darker colored vestment, and by Mr. Phillips. An historical picture bis left leg being thrown in shadow. It from the Troads of Seneca, by Mr. is a print worthy of its companion ; and Dawe. Portraits of the marquis of although the engraving is not of quite so Downshire, sir Phillip Francis, &c. by high a class of art as that, is, on the whole, Mr. Lonsdale, &c. &c. A careful beautifully executed. They are cer- analysis of the whole will be given in the tainly as fine a pair of classical furniture ensuing numbers. prints as have been published for a long Another vacancy occurs in the list of time.
academicians, by the death of Ozias
Mr. Howard is announced as deputy The two Water Colour Exhibitions secretary to the Royal Academy, un opened on Monday the 23d, one at the account of the indisposition of Mr. Great Room, Spring Gardens, and the Richards. other in Bond-street. They are both of Erratum in our last.-For 10th read 30th in them additional proofs (if such were want- the announcement of the time of the exhibiing) of the elevated rank to which this tion opening.
W professional experience,
REPORT OF DISEASES, Under the Care of the late Senior Physician of the Finsbury Dispensary, from the
20ch of March, to the 20th of April 1810. TITHIN the pale of the Reporter's is particularly remarkable, and by ro
means infrequent, some cine before a melancholy cases of palsy have recently fatal seizure, a numbness of one side occurred, in which it had been very slow, shall occasionally be felt for a little Line although not altogether imperceptible, in and then pass off.* Dr. Bedidoes speaks its approach, before it made its violent of one, who once feeling in this manner and open
attack upon the constituţion. while the tavlor was employed abo it his A decided assault of apoplexy, or hemiplegia, seldona takes place without having
A relation of the above, and other ana. been preceded, long before, by menacing logous and connected symptoms, the writer indications. Fearful feelings are frequente of this article has at different times received ly experienced, such as deep seated from paralytic correspondents. It has been pains on the back part of the head, that from the communication of persons who have give an idea of pressure, or of the firm bas principally derived his acquaintance with
consulted him by letter, chai the Reporter and violent grasp of an iron hand; these the smaller features, and less observable cir. are often accompanied with a ringing in cumstances in the history of disease: oa the ears, an awkward infacility of motion which account, to some of those patients, he or articulation, a diminished acuteness, has felt himself must obliged, whom he thas in some or all of the senses. But what never seen.
person, said, that " he should proba- only exist separately, but the one way biy never want the suit of clout his, as he appear in its most virulent or maligdistinctly felt death taking measure of nanc form, without any simultaneous him for his shroud." This individual tendency to the other. Cousumption, some years afterward died suddenly of indeed, seldom comparatively comunits palsy.
its interval depredations upou a frame, Bath is a favourite place of refuge which is defaced by tumours or cicatrices for the paralytic, whether made so. of the more superticial glands. * But by debauchery or natural decay. But scrophula is a word of wide and uncir. the fashionable springs of that crowded cumscribed import. It serves as a kind mart of health, are not impregnated with of lumber-room in medicine, into which the power of restoring lost energies, or inay be thrown any of those avoinalous bringing back the ride of ebbing anima- and unlabelled maladies, which have no tion. The late Dr. Heberden, emincit place assigned to them in any other defor the largeness of his experience partment of the nosulge. From its being and the correctness of his observa- vulyarly deniminated “the evil," one tions, observes, wat
" these waters
should imagine that it was the characterare veither in any way detrimental istic calamity, the great original sin of nor of the least
in palsy."* the physical constitution. But popular Il such neutral merit were attached to prejudice clothes it with borrors and every remedy employed in medicine, it with ignorniny, which are by no means would in any lands have the praise at attached to it, in the eye of reason or least of an innocent inetticiency. The
Ii is a complaint whichi, professor of this art or science, if it compared with many others, is an object could then
be called either, would scarcely deserving of anv painful solicirequire little more than automatic skill. tude, or serious apprehension. By One should imagine indeed that with early exercise and discipline, hy a judio many this were the actual opinion: how cious educulion of the muscular fibre, cominon is it to hear it said of a person that due and healthy tone may be given that, to be sure, he is a stupid man, but to it, froin an absence or deficiency of he is a very good practitioner. As it to which, arise immediately or indirectly, be able to correct the irregular or erro- all the degrees and mouitications of scroneous inovements of so delicate and com- phulous disorder. plicated a machine as the human frame, It is n't a merely idle no-ological disrequired no superior sagacity or acumen. tinction between pihusis and scrophula. When it is considered that in many serious The treatment which the one requires is, and critical disorders, so short a time is in several crcunstances, opposite to itat allowed to the physician, in which not only which would be best adapted for the to form his opinion, but to act upon it, other. The marine air and immersion bis office would seem to require a more in the sea, scem specifically deobstruent than ordinary perspicacity of talent, as in cases of glandular obstruction, but inwell as alermess and facility in the variably aggravate and accelerate the extemporary application of it. It would fatal progress of pulinonary ailments. To be desirable for him to possess a faculty send a consumptive patient to bathe in of discernment approaching to that of the waters, or simply to inhale the ato intuition in the instantaneous result of mosphere of the ocean, is infallibly to its operation : the urgency of the case hasten bis exit out of the world; it is to may be such as not to adınit of much drive bim by an unnecessary impulse pondering and poring over it; the down the declivity of existence. Forahat patient may die during the delay of a cla-s of sufferers, not only an inland sidrawling deliberation.
tuation should be chusen, but one that At this season of the year, scrophula is most sheliered from the cruelkcenness, is apt to shew itself more particula ly on the external surface of the body. Con- lungs of the pthysical, were formerly ima.
The tubercles, which abound in the sumption and scroplula are by inany re.
gined to be indurated glands. But a greater garded as the same discase, only affecting accuracy in anatomical research has proved different parts. In fact, however, there this opinion with respect to their structure is scarcely any connection or alliance
to be erroneous. " There is no glandular between the iwo maladies. They not structure in the cellular connecting membrane
of the lungs; and on the inside of the • Posthumous Commentaries, p. 303, of follicles, tubercles have never been seen.”
branches of the trachea, where there are whe Latin edition.
Beillie's Morbid Anatomy, p. 16.
[May 1, or still more unfriendly ricissitudes of excess of a virtue, but in the affectation external temperature. There is in this of it. Those are the real prudes in reg! country an indiscreet passion for air. men, who would strain at a gnat and We often find taking the air to be, swallow a camel; who would on no acwith the hectically disposed, the same count drink a glass of wine, but would as taking a chill, and of that chill con- not scruple, every day of their lives, to sumption to be the ultimate, if not imme- ingurgitate in a pharmaceutical shape, diate, consequence. To the pthysical, a tertiâ quâ que horâ draughts containing spare diet should be recommended; an the worst and most concentrated spirits. abstinence, for instance, in a great mea. In this consists the privileged debauchery sure, from animal food. To the scro- of nervous valetudinarians. phulous, on the contrary, a generous re- A man, it is true, may be intemperate in gimen is most wholesome and congenial. his eulogy of abstinence, and violate modeBut the generous ought here to be dis. ration in liis invectives against excess. But tinguished from the stimulating; which where are we to find or fix that imaginary latter is almost exclusively, but from its line, the meridian of moderation? It decidedly bad operation upon the health should at the same time he considered very improperly, called good living. that what is evit in its essence, no reduce
The writer may be suspected of tion of quantity can convert into good, having, on a recent occasion, driven Vice retains its character in all the gras The matter too far, when he repro- dations of its scale. Io none of its debated the rise of strong liquors alto- scending degrees can it produce any thing geiber. Tliis may bave appeared as the better, than more diluted and mitigated prudery of temperance, as carrying it mischief. to an unnecessary and even ridiculous
April 24, 1810.
J. REID. extent.
But it should be recol. Grenville-street, Brunswick-square. lected that prudery consists not in the
STATE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS IN APRIL.
Containing official Papers and authentic Documents.
according to localities, and besides, those of * Substance of tbe Ukase, issued February 2, 1810, the 2d guilde, 15 per cent. of the capital chey
by bis imperial Mojesty, on ebe Subject of have declared themselves possessed of, and Finances, after baving received ibe Advice of those of the 3d guilde, 25 rubles. bis Council of State.
Foreign tradesmen of both capitals shall ALL the Bank assignats (the paper money of pay 100 rubles, their partners 40, and their
the country) now in circulation, are once workmen 20 rubles. more declared to form part of the national In both capitals a duty of half a ruble shall debt, and guaranteed by all the wealth of the be raised on houses, in virtue of the existing empire. From the present moment, the bank im posts. assignats shall receive no increase. In order The tax on traders shall receive an increase to pay the national debt, a loan shall be of half copeek on the produce of industry and opened in the interior of the country, at fix. the capital. ed prices. In order to provide for all ex- The price of salt, formerly fixed at 40 co. penses, and to reduce the taxis to their for. peeks per pood, shall be raised to one ruble. mer state, it is ordered, provisionally, for the The impost on copper shall be augmented present year, and until the publication of ge
three rubles per pood. neral regulations for the finances and taxes, The Custom-house duties on imported that the following additional imposts shall goods, shall be raised from 210 to 490 rubles, take place:
and in proportion. An increase of 2 rubles a-head on the Stamps have also experienced an advanco crown pasantry.
in price. An impost of 3, 2], and 2 rubles, accord- The nobility shall assist in relieving the ing to the various governments, on the pea.
wants of the state, by paying a duty of 50 santry occupied in cultivating the lands of copeeks for every peasant in their possession. the state.
Citizens employed in the arts, and other The following royal decree has been branches of public industry, shall pay 5 rubles. issued :
Countrymen trading in both capitals shall Know all me by these presents, that We, pay for every shop 100, 50, and 25 rubles, Charles XIII. having in the third article of
the treaty of peace concluded with the emó has received the following report, ad.' peror of Russia, dated 17th September last, dressed to his excellency don F. Guia: agreed to adopt such measures as should be Most EXCELLENT SIR.-It is with the regulated hy the treaty then about to be en.
utmose pleasure I transmit to you, for the inCered into between Sweden, France, and Den- formation of his majesty, the annexed report, mark, for enforcing the continental system, which I have just received from colonel ordered, in our circular of the 27th of October don J. Valdivia, relative to the evacuation of last, chat no British vessels, or ships of war, ' Malaga by the French. should, after the cime therein mentioned, be This flattering intelligence I have received permitted to enter our ports; and further, in from the chief magistrate of Marvilla, by the third article of che treaty with the em
which it appears, that captain F. Lopez, who peror of France, of date the 6th of January arrived from the port of Malaga, affirmed to last, having fully and in every respect ac- him that the French evacuated that city on ceded to the continental system, bound our
the 17th, at seven o'clock in the morning. selves to shut our ports against the trade of I further learnt that the enemy has also eva. Great Britain, and not permit the importation cuated Medina, and fallen back to the woods of English goods or manufactures, of what.
near Chiclana, and that in consequence of a ever descripcion, or in whatever vessel the sally, inade by the enemy, the French lost same inighe arrive: and whereas having re
about 1000 men,
in killed, wounded, and prilinquished the permission we reserved to our.
ADRIAN JACOME, selves in the treaty with his majesty the em
Lines of Gibraltar, March 20. peror of Russia, of importing colonial produce, Extract of the Dispatches transmitted by the we now only retain to ourselves the power to General in Chief of the Army of Estremadura, import salt, sufficient for the consumption
dated the 21st of March. of our kingdom ; farther, to fulfil the treaties
In consequence of a fruitless attack made with the said powers, we hereby graciously by the French against Badajos, they escablish. command, that on and after the 24th of April ed themselves in Merida, Zafra, and Santa next, no goods shall be imported, neither on
Marta. In order to molest them, the mar. paying the duties oor in transitu, which be- quis de la Romana detached major general long to Great Britain and Ireland; the colo
don Carlos O'Donnell, who commands the nies or countries under the influence of the
second division of that army, with orders to British Government, or goods of any descrip- attack Caceres, Trurillo, and the front of tion whatsoever, loaded in vessels froru Great his position. Britain, or any of her dependencies, be admit.
O'Donnell marched, accordingly, from led into any of our ports: and that all vessels, Albuquerque, on the 12th instant, with 250* under whatever fag, which shall be proved men, 200 of whom were cavalry, and pursued to carry such goods, as are not furnished with his march till the 14th, when at break of day, certificates and documents to certify the origin our advanced parties fell in with che enemy's and full particulars of their cargoes, from vanguard, and drove the French out of Ca. their pores of lading, shall upon their arrival
ceres, and pursued theni as far as Alden de in our harbours, be ordered off, save and ex.
Cano, three leagues distance from Caceres. cept such vessels as are solely laden with salt, Being again attacked in that position, they the importation of which, from all foreign retreated to Meandello, nine leagues distant countries, we permit, in vessels not belonging from the point where they were first attacked; to his Britannic majesty or his subjects. For and it is known from accounts since received, the full execution of our decree, we com
that they have completely evacuated Merida, mand all officers, and persons in our service, Zafra, and Santa Marta. to exert their utmost vigilance, in strictly ex.
The enemy's loss is said to exceed 150 men. amining the papers, certificates, and docu.
It is reported that in consequence of the above ments, of all vessels that may arrive, agree.
successes, our troops entered St. Olaila on the ably to the gracious separate command we on
22d, to which point major general don Fran. chis subject, shall or may issue.
cisco Ballasteros was directing his niarch, to Given at our Court of Stockholm, &c. cut off the enemy's retreat. The loss which
the French sustain from our Bying partis is The only event, of any interest, that such, that the foreign troops who serve in has taken place during the last month, their armies are quice disgusted with that is the marriage of Buonaparte, to
kind of warfare, and desert in considerat le
numbers. Upwards of 100 have to-day are the princess Maria Louisa, of Austria; sbich after having been solemvised by torga; and all deserters unanimously state
rived at Cindad Rodrigo Badajos, and As. proxy, at Vienna, on the 12th of March, that desertion would be more frequent, were was repeated with great pomp at Paris, the men not afraid of the peasants
. The on the 1st and 2nd of April; these two junta of Seville has reported from Ayamente latter days being appropriated to the civil to the supreme council of regency, under the and the religious ceremony respectively. date of the 24th inst. that the French have SPAIN.
been completely driven out of Estremadura, The supreme council of governmen: and pursued by general Ballasteros, who are