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Suppose thee return'd to thy country and home;

DRAMA.
Suppose thee to meet, in the days yet to come,
The child whose existence is dated from thee,
And whom, in the wreck of the things which now be,

Drury Lane.- Mr. Elliston has engaged Madame CatuTbou fondly wouldst clasp in a Father's embrace ;

| lani to sing three or four songs each night, and he is reapBut see her recede! with a blush on her face;

ing a good harvest from it. So far as he is concerned, we While, deep at her heart, a too sharply felt pain,

see no objection to the thing ; but, is it not a little infra Proclaims thec her Parent! and quick thrills again,

dig. for the lady? TO KNOW THEE THE AUTHOR OF WORSE BOOKS THAN Cain!” Mr. Macready made his last appearance for this season,

on Wednesday night, in Cardinal Ilolsey. He displayed a This is not in the very loftiest style of poetry, but it | better conception of the character than we could have ex. is in very excellent feeling. Mrs. Mott's religion is a pected. It was occasionally faulty, where his physical little too predominant for a poet, but it is without bi

requisites were imperfect; but the whole performance was

distinguished by a much larger grasp of intellect than iingotry or moroseness. Her admonitions are firm, yet

| partial judges usually award to him. We were glad to see temperate ; severe, though friendly. We have hitherto him escape from the abrupt breaks and transitions of voice refrained from expressing any opinions upon the death which are common to his acting, and which he mistakes of Lord Byron, unwilling to swell the tribe of canting

for simplicity, just as if the shortest way were necessarily

the simplest. One might as well jump down stairs, and adulators, and still more unwilling to join that smaller

call it nature, because stairs are a work of art. Mr. Kean and less amiable band of harsh revilers of his fame. We brought these trickeries into fashion ; they are bad enough look upon his death as a great public calamity, and in him, but they are intolerable in his imitators. The regard him, with all his faults, as the most remarkable

concluding scenes--bating a little too much of feebleness

in physical de por ment-were very beautiful and attecting. and splendid poet of our day. There was time enough

10 si sic omnia! Mrs. Bunn, in the Queen, was very for him to abandon whatever of foolish, vain, perverted handsome and queen-like; and Mr. Pope, in the king, and perverting, had entered into his habits, and cha very unkingly. This gentleman's voice is very much like racterized his productions, and we had hoped to see

that of Bottoin; he “ roars you gently, an' it were a suck

ing pig." from him some noble and enduring creation of genius. It was in his power, and we believed it was also in his

ODD FISH! will. But that hope and that belief are both violently destroyed, and we are left to grieve over his in every Were we, although as it might seem in duty bound alrespect-80 untimely death.

most so to do, to attend all the public exhibitions and The rest of Mrs. Mott's volume is made up of Sacred curious sights to which we ex atlicio are invited, we inight Melodies, adapted to the music of Nathan. Some of

fly from post to pillur by day, and not repose ourselves upon

the pillow by night: or who would do the writing? It is them are extremely well done-as will appear from the

idle to murinur at the dispensations of the Fates, yet being ensuing :

at heart mere idlers, could our will be their will, we should

yad about like our betters, and see all that is to be seen. " Prophetic visions swell’d each string,

We have perpetual cards for self and friend laying by, unAnd mystic thoughts in concord flow'd;

soiled, which might have made us familiar with the great The Minstrel Warrior-Israel's king-

brute bonassus, and others that would have afforded us a Sung not himself-His verses glow'd

little friendly vossip, with the littlest human think lately With that bright star, that Lord of Lords ! who bore the extant. We saw the first however, and not the last, which load

we shall ever regret--although we aspired not to a rivalry Of guilt and sin from Adam's fall:

with the worthy Editor of the Literary, in the affections of Who gives the heart to virtue flam'd,

the fairy heart; such a wonder, who shall behold again ! And adds the lip of pray'r to all

Another wonder is announced, and all the world is runWho, after him, are children named;

ning to see it, if we are to credit report. One, the more Bought dear by curse endur'd-by purchase claim'd. wonderful, as it appears from its being announced, of quesAnd still he strikes the tunelul string,

tionable gender : we mean the “Merman or Mermaid." Wherever gospel news is heard;

The last mermaid, actually a maid in chancery, was ca. Ascribing glory to its King,

pitally cut up by an able compeer, with his literary lancet, Its risen, bright, incarnate Lord!

although not permitted to dissect the non-descript. WheEternal Father! 'Prince of Peace! and God ador'd!

ther this new importation of man-fish, or woman-rish, is to Let Europe catch the bursting sound !

be anatomized, and then anathematised by the same skilul To Asia, wladsome tidings bear!

and learned doctor, is yet to be determined. Look to it Let pagan Afrie's utinost bound

Mr. Editor. Rejoice, the joyful news to hear;

It would appear with mer-men, as with other men, that And nations, yet unborn, to him repair."

they must becoine defunct, to nerit the honours bestowed

by the illustrious living, unless indeed they be odd jish, like Mrs. Mott has us hered her book into the world in George Morland, and some others we could name." On Saso modest and unpretending a way, that it would be

turday, “ UPWARDS OF ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY DISTIN

I GUISHED FASHIONABLES" (we quote on authority), visited absolute cruelty to point out any of the little defi

the exhibition of the merman. ciencies and errors we have noticed. She has at least || But what of this! how many more of the great went to one consolation, that nothing has fallen from her pen the Haymarket theatre to behold a man get into a quart

Il bottle, among whom were many of the illustrious provenirespecting Lord Byron while living, which she has any

tors of these distinguished fashionables! And all the lords cause to regret now that he is dea... Let some others

and ladies in the land posted up to town to see another man say the same thing if they can.

perform still greater feats, at the same theatre ; and who,

nage."

by way of finale, engaged to turn himself inside out, and states as follows:-" This accession of fortune and rank, it then to jump down his own throat!

is said, be ostentatiously displayed in endeavouring to purWe know that there are those who would doubt the pos- | chase, in order to destroy all the pictures which he bad forsibility of such a feat ; yet, who shall venture to say, what Il merly painted, among which were many of high and demay be possible, or impossible, to the troop at the amphi | served celebrity; this, however, he did at the cost of some theatre or Sadlers Wells, to fire-eaters and the like, who thousands, in order to enter the pictorial world as an amado these deeds for bread, when we behold what lords,

teur, &c.This absurd story originated from bis destroymarquises, and dukes-ladies, marchionesses, and duchesses ing (at the time he relinquished his profession) a few picwill swallow, merely pour passer le temps !

tures then remaining, with many others in his possession; all which he had formerly painted. These few pictures he

destroyed on account of their being, as he thought, very in• The Literray Gazette completely exposed the impostureship of terior to his other works, and therefore, if preserved, might that mermaid exhibition.

hereafter injure his reputation as an artist. The fact of his destroying these few pictures being circulated abroad, was

soon magnified by his enemies, jealous of his merit and good NOTICE.

tune, into an attempt to purchase, in order to destroy all

the pictures he had formerly painted, that he might re-enter A LITHOGRAPHIC print of the king of the Sandwich Islands | the pictorial world as an amateur. has been recently published, from a drawing by Mr. Jobn Hayter, which we understand is a most faithful resemblance

Fama, malum quo non aliud ullum of "the illustrious stranger.” This, it appears, is the only

Mobilliate viget, viresque acquirit eundo. likeness for which his Majesty has sat. The print, more But such a wild attempt as this supposes him to have been over, is published " under his royal authority and patro- || out of his senses; for how, otherwise, could he believe such a

Il project practicable, considering the great number of pictures A companion print is in preparation, of the “ most au- || he had painted, their very wide dispersion, and that many gust Queen consort,” which will be published in a few days. persons possessing portraits of their relations and friends, We are glad to hear that their portraits bave been thus ac would not part with them for any money. What renders curately taken, for such graphic memorials gratify present this story highly improbable is, that after his good fortune, curiosity, and contribute interesting features to future his he made presents to his relations and friends of many of the tory.

pictures he had formerly painted, which then remained in Among the collections bequeathed to the British Museum, his possession. Among these were two portraits of the late is a card, written on, by Omai, a native of one of the Sand- || Kinx and Queen, and a portrait of the late Cipriani, an wich Isles, who was brought to England by Capt. Cook. eminent historical painter, which he gave to a relation, who This curious relic of the improved habits of a civilized sa- || after the death of the Baronet, made a present of the two vage, is now become a curiosity of much interest. He had former to Lord Camden. He gave me several pictures he been confined by illness, and the card is inscribed

ibed by his | bad formerly painted, which are now in my possession. He own hand. “MR. OMAI presents his compliments to Sir likewise after his accession of fortune and rank, exhibited Joseph and Lady Bunks, and returns thanks for the honor several pictures at the Royal Academy. Now, how is it of their obliging inquiries,” Poor Omai's fate, on his re possible he could attempt the destruction of all the picturn home, leit him no cause for exultation on his superior || tures he had formerly painted, in order to erase the meacquirements.

mory of his having been an artist, and at the same time He was generally courted and caressed during his sojourn I should be giving many of them away? And is it not a conment in England. Among other compliments which were tradiction to say, he wished it to be forgot that he had ever paid him, the celebrated DE LOITHERBOURG composed a been a painter by profession; and yet at the same time conpantomime, entitled Queen Obera, or Harlequin Omai, for tinued to exhibit his pictures at the Royal Academy? It is which he painted the scenery, and produced such a stage true, having relinquished his profession, and becoine indespectacle as bad never been sren before, nor may ever be pendent and a Baronet, he exhibited these pictures in the beheld again. The studies for the scenery prepared for a | name of Sir Nathaniel Holland; but at the same time he stage on a scale of an inch to a foot, exquisitely finished by must have known, that under that name he would most certhis inimitable scene painter, were sold by Mr. Peter Coxe, tainly be recognised as the late Nathaniel Dance, R. A. after the decease of the artist. Some of these were purcbased by Mr. Ackermann of the Strand; and we believe are now in his very extensive and interesting collection of

MAP ENGRAVING. original works of art.

To the Editor of the Somerset House Gazette. TO THE EDITOR OF THE SOMERSET HOUSE GAZETTE. The Monthly Magazine for June last, contains an interestSIR,

ing account of the celebrated Cassinis the astronomer

and mathematicians during whose time, and principally By giving a place in your GAZETTE to the following con- ll under whose direction was executed a very splendid map of cerning the late Sir Nathaniel Holland, which I had written | France, comprehending a square of thirty-six feet. This before I saw the letter on the same subject in your GAZETTE, account naturally brought to my recollection the surveys No. XXXIV., you will oblige a constant reader of your and maps that have been made, and are still in progress, of very interesting work.

Great Britain, and their style of execution. A trigonomeVERITAS.

trical survey of Great Britain was commenced in 1787, by J. C. having sent you some account, inserted in your the late General Roy; on whose data, the geometrical surGAZETTE, No. XXX..of Nathaniel Dance, the painter, after vey has been carried on, and about two-thirds of that of wards Şir Nathaniel Holland, in answer to one of your cor England completed. The map is engraving on a scale of one respondents requesting information concerning that artist. inch to an English mile; but on so large a scale, the usual Besides several errors in that account, which prove J. C.'s style of map engraving is quite inadequate to represent information upon that subject to be very inaccurate, I noticed

the yaried surface of this

other country. The a very gross culumıny, which J. C., upon hearsay evidence, | Map of the Isle of Wight is, I believe, looked upon by the

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Board of Ordnance and all map engravers, as a remarkably such splendid encouragement to the Fine Arts; when every fine specimen of map engraving; but in my opinion, it class of the people are daily becoming niore interesied in appears to want nearly all the qualifications of a good map, thir cnltivation; when new societies for their encourage. excepti

jronomatrical accuracy. Landscape engraving | ment are being established, and those already in existence is much better suited to the delineation of hilly countries, are increasing; a Dictionary exclusively devoted to the particularly on a large scale, than the style of the Ordnance Literature of the Fine Arts is peculiarly necessary. maps.

Such a work has never yet appeared in the English lanI am informed that a Committee of the House of Com- | guaxe; and, although there are treatises in the French, mons is now sitting, to arrange a plan for making a land | Italian, and other modern languages, yet they are inapplisurvey and general map of Ireland, and it is to be hoped, I cable in many requisites to the English student, professor, that so great a national work, will be executed conformably l and patron of the British School of Art. to the improved state of science and art. We have maps ofl. With the French the Fine Arts comprise not only Paint

of them are pretty well || ing, Sculpture, Architecture, and Engraviny, but also executed; but I wish more particularly to call your atten I poetry, music, and the dramatic art, which in England are tion to a very beautiful map of Mayo, which I remember to | separately classed among the polite arts, as well as dancing, have seen in London in 1815. It occupied a square of about fencing, mimetic action, and other bodily accomplishments, 18 feet, and the mountains, hills, rising grounds, bogs, &c. which we do not adunit into either. The Italians are more were distinguished with judgment and delicacy. The ele- || select in their arrangeinent, but their disquisitions rarely vation of the mountains, hills and passes, were also laid extend to the English school, and are consequently defers down, and a section of the whole country from West to East, tive in information concerning an important feature in illustrated its geological structure. It excelled any thing modern art; as the time is now arrived when no treatise on of the kind which I have seen, and was executed by Mr. the Fine Arts can be complete in which the English school, William Bald, civil engineer, by order of the Grand Jury its artists, its mode of practice, and its works are omitted. of Mayo, who raised a considerable sum for the purpose of The intention, therefore, of the present work is to give in having it engraved, ayowedly in the best manner. Nine l alphabetical order the essence of the best Treatises in the

lapsed since this intention was expressed, and English, the French, and the Italian languacce, no one, either of the map or landscape engravers of London, || Theory and Practice of the Fine Arts, divented of all extrahave been engaged to undertake it. To my surprise, Il neous matter, and adapted to the present state of British and I think to the astonishment of all who hear of it, this | Art and Literature. To the various leading articles will be beautiful

to France a few years since, and || added, a Descriptive Catalogue of the best Books and TreaTardicu employed to engrave a part at least of it. His spe-|| tises thereon, so that the investigating student may know cimens however, failed to give that satisfaction to the Grand | what authorities to refer to when he wishes or requires furJury which they expected, and they have ordered it back to ther information. London, where, I should think, many mapengravers might ! In saying that this work is intended to be a complete be found better qualitied for tho purpose, than the French || Manual of the Fine Arts, it may be necessary to name some ones; to say nothing of Mr. J. Pye, Messrs. Cooke, Mr. ll of the works which have been consulted and amalgamated Lowry more particnlarly, and other landscupe engravers, l into it. They are Le Dictionnaire des Beaux Arts, par who appear to me to be the most proper persons to undertake LA COMBE; Dictionnaire de Peinture et de Sculpture, par such a work, orthe national disgrace of sending such a survey || WATELET: Encyclopedie Methodique : Theorie generale des to a rival country. For it should be remembered, that in 1798, Beaux Arts, par Sulzer; Le Dictionnaire des Beaur Arts, it was on the shores of Mayo that General Hoche landed with par Mullin; Abecedario Pittorico; Principi de Architet. the French army, and his head quarters were at Castlebar, || tura civili; Manuale de Pittore per il anno 1792; Memorie the capital of the county. I have, indeed, been informed, l per le Belle Arti. The Biographical Works of Blankenthat a copy of this map has actually been made by the mili burg, Sulzer, &c. the Catalogues of Paignon Dijonval ; tary engineers of the Depot of War in Paris; who, of course, || Count Strogonoff, &c. &c. &.; the Works of Mengs, are now just as well acquainted with the distances, roads, Lairesse, Hagedorn, Da Vinci, De Piles, Alberti, Winckledepths of water in the harbours, &c. as the natives of the man, Richardson, Reynolds, Barry, Pilkington, Opie, country.

West, Fuseli, &c. &c.; in short, every Work in the lilira

ries of the British Museum, the Royal Academy, and other TO THE

public and private libraries, to which the author has had acEDITOR OF THE SOMERSET HOUSE GAZETTE. cess, have been and will be consulted to render The Die

tionary of the Fine Arts as useful and as complete as possiSIR, I ALWAYS read with much pleasure and instruction your

ble.-For Advertisement see last page. excellent and amusing criticisms on art in the SOMERSET HOUSE GAZETTE, but pray pardon my finding fault with the epithet, “ Poor Edridge.''

MODERN MAXIMS. Was he hung? did he die in debt or wretchedness? what were the horrors that grouped round his grave ? No, he was respected and respectable-honourable, cheerful, a

OUR readers we know were pleased with certain old good man, and not a poor man.

maxims which we selected for their amusement, amongst Would you say, poor Rubens, poor Sir Joshua, poor Ca our former miscellanen. For variety's sake, we this nova. Are there not always unpleasant associations with

week offer them a specimen of certain new ones, which the word poor? Then why use it where we feel respect? which I beg leave to assure you, is sincerely felt by

for originality, observation, wit, and that species of Your most obedient servant. grave drolling, above all, so delectable, and the best S. PALETTE

test of good taste on such points, deserve to be printed

in every periodical work, for the edification of the preLITERARY NOTICE.

sent generation, and that which is to come. These

maxims are broad and liberal. They are witty as PROPOSED DICTIONARY OF THE FINE ARTS.

Swift, and spotless from that dirt with which his pages In the present state of intellectual society, when the Sovereign and the Legislature of the country are giving | were splashed. They are more moral than Rochefoucault, as they inspire sociality. They are full of life and fun, saying or muttering something savage about your want of and therefore suited to the age.

taste or politeness; for that, of course, you will not care We need not doubt then that they will be acceptable ||

three straws, having extinguished him. If the company

press him to go on, you are safe, for he will then decidedly to our readers, particularly as they are from the pen of grow restive to snew bis importance, and you will escape that most social moralist,

his songs for the rest of the evening.

IL Or-after he has really done, and is sucking in the bravo MORGAN O'DOHERTY, ESQ.

of the people at table, stretch across to him, and say-You

sung that very well, Mr. -a-a-a, very well indeed-but did YAXIM FIRST.

you not, (laying a most decided emphasis on the not) did Ir you intend to drink much after dinner, never drink

you not hear Mr. Incledon, or Mr. Braham (or any body else much at dinner, and particularly avoid mixing wines. If

whom you think most annoying to him) sing in some play, you havin with Santerne for example, stick to Sauterne,

or pantomime, or something? When he answers, No, in a thoush, on the whole, red wines are best. Avoid mult

pert, snappish style ; for all these people are asses-resume liqar most cautiously, for nothing is so apt to get into the poor most erect posture, and say quite audibly to your next hoai unawares, or, what is almost as bad, to fill the sto

neighbour-So I thought. This twice repeated is a dose. mach with wind. Champagne, on the latter account, is bid. Port, three glasses at dinner-claret, three bottles

MAXIM FIFTH. after-behold the fair proportion, and the most excellent wines.

Brouglam the politician is to be hated, but not so every

Brougham. In this apophthegm, I particularly have an eye MAXIM SECOND.

to John Waugh Brougham, Esq. wine merchant, or OLVOWwo,

in the court of the Pnyx, Athens, and partner of Samuel It is laid down in fashionable life, that you must drink

Anderson, E-.-a man for whom I have a particular rechampagne after white cheeseg-water after red. This is

gard. This Mr. Bronham has had the merit of re-intromore nonsense. The best thing to be drunk after cheese is strong ale, for the taste is more coberent. We should

ducing among the autox Coves of Attica the custom of alvays take our ideas of these things from the most con

drinking lin de Bordeaux from the tap-a custom which stant practitioners. Now. you never hear of a drayman, who

more especialiy in hot weather, is deserving of much com, lives al nost entirely on bread and cheese, thinking of

mendation and diligent observance. One gets the tipple

1 much cheaper in this way, and I have found by persona washing it down with water, far less with champagne. He

experience, that the headache, of which copious potation know what is better. As for champagne, there is a reason against drinking it alter cheese, which I could give if it were

of this potable is productive, yields at once to a dose of the cleanly. It is not so, and therefore I am silent concerning

Seidlitz, whereas that arising from old-bottled claret not it, but it is true.

unfrequently requires a touch of the Glauber-an offensive

salt, acting harshly and ungenteelly upon the inner Adam. · N. B. According to apophthegm the first, ale is to be avoided in case a wet night is expected-as should cheese also. I recommend ale only when there is no chance of a

MAXIM SIXTH. man's getting a skinful.

A Whig is an ass.
MAXIM THIRD.
A runster, during dinner, is a most inconvenient animal.

MAXIM SEVENTH. He bould, thes-fore, be immediately discomfitted. The Tap-claret tastes hest out of a pewter pot. There is art of discomfitting a pinster is this: Pretend to be deaf, something solemn and affecting in these renewals of the and after he has committed his pun, and just before he Il antique observances of the symposium. I never was so pyporte prople to langh at it, bog his pardon, and request pleasantly situated as the first time I saw on the board of my him to repeat it again. After you have made him do this friend Francis Jeffrey, Esq., editor of a periodical work three times, say, () ! that is a pun, I believe. I never published in Athens, a man for whom I have a particular kry a pupster verture a third exhibition under similar | regard, an array of these venerab!

ribed treatment. It rear:res a little nirety, so as to make him | " More Mojorum.” Mr. Hallan furnished the classic motto repatit in proper time. If well done, the company laugh to Mr. Jeffrey, who is himself as ignorant of Latin as Mr. at the punster, and then he is ruined for ever.

Cobbett: tor he understood the meaning to be “ more in

the jorum,' until Mr. Pillans expounded to him the real MAXIM FOURTH.

meaning of Mr. Hallam. A fine singer, after dinner, is a still greater bore, for he stops the wine. This we pardon in a slang or drinking

MAXIM EIGHTH. con, for such things serve as sho ing-horns to draw on A story-teller is so often a mighty pleasant fellow, that mor bottles by jollifying your host, so that though the it may be deemed a difficult matter to decide whether he supply inay be slow, it is more copious in the end; but all ought to be stopped or not. In case, however, that it be fine-song-singer only serves to put people in mind of tea. Il required, far the best way of doing it is this: After he has You therefore, not only lose the circulation of the bottle I discharged his first tale, say across to some confederate, while he is getting through his crotchets and quavers, but (for this method requires confederates, like some juggler's bertually tends to cut off the final supply. He, then, is 1 tricks,) Number one. As soon as he has told a second, in by all mean to be discouraged. These fellows are always like manner, say, Number two; perhaps he may perceive most insulinally conceited, so that it is not very easy to it, and if so, he stops: if not, the very moment his third keep them down-but it is possible, nevertheless. One of

| story is told, laugh out quite loud, and cry to your friendthe best rules is, as soon as he has sing the first verse, and

I trouble you for the sovereign. You see I was right when while he is taking breath for the second, applaud him most || I betted that he would tell these three stories exactly in vocilerously, as if all was over; and say to the gentleman

| that order in the first twenty minutes after his arrival in farthest from you at table, that you admire the conclusion

|| the room! Depend on it he is mum after that. of this song very much. It is ten to one, but his musical pride will take affront, and he will resusc to sing any more,

(To be continued.)

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