« ZurückWeiter »
Silvia. The trayedy, then, so far, appears likely to run the ordinary course of all comedies, and terminate in matrimony; but that would never do,so old Gomez, sooner than see his niece united to his rival, avails himself of the effectual means of preventing it which Hernani left at his disposal. He winds the horn; the fatal sounds are obeyed by Hernani; he swallows poison; his intended bride follows his example ; and Don Gomez completes the catastrophe by stabbing himself, of this tragedy, full of the most striking innovations on the French Drama, a parody has been got op at the Porte St. Martin, and it is admirably humorous and pointed. The title is · Ni Ni, a drama in Rhythmical Proge, translated from the Goth by a Vandal. Music by a Hun.' As a specimen of the manner in which the caricature has been done, we may mention one instance, in which the satire is not less amusing than it is critically just. The tragedy would appear to have its natural termination, as we already mentioned, where Charles pardons Hernani, and sanctions his marriage; this ends the fourth act. The parodist imitates the fault; but before the fifth act commences, which is to protract the action, and give it a different turn, one of the actors, grarely habited, and with a face of melancholy, comes forward, and begs to know from the audience if they will allow a few more last words.
Two more volumes, completing the literary labours of the celebrated Burckhardt, will shortly make their appearance. They are occupied chiefly with an account of the Wahabys, and Bedouins, and the modern Egyptians.
Paganini, the celebrated artist on the violin, is shortly expected in England. The great superiority of this performer is said to consist in an astonishing and unexampled effect which he produces on the fourth, or bass string, alone.
The first Valet de Chambre of Napoleon, M. Constant, is about to give us the late Emperor in his Slippers, we do not know in how many volumes. This valet was only eight days absent during sixteen years of personal attendance on his imperial master. · Mr. Rankin, of Bristol, will shortly publish a Familiar Treatise on Life Assurances and Annuities, comprising a Historical Sketch of the Origin, Progress, and Present State of the Science, and of Life Asssurance Offices, together with Observations on the Duration of Human Life, and on Various Objects of Interest connected with the subject.
*.* Dr. Bowring again! Ecce iterum Crispinus! We have received, since our last Number, an Epistle, left at our office, like an infant in a basket, in a most anonymous predicament. It is, however, so comically extravagant, that we have no hesitation in at once swearing it to Dr. Bowriug. They are as like as two eggs. The Doctor complaineth ; he is wroth at the familiarity of our reprehension, and can never forgive us for so unmercifully putting him in the pillory of a doggrel chorus beside the shade of the unfortunate Miss Bailey. Now all this, Dr. Bowring ascribes to personal malice ou our part-sheer envy, no doubt, being the proximate cause. Malice iudeed— The Monthly Review entertain malice against Dr. Bowring? Marry, but this is a more exqusite song than the other. Does any man imagine that Lord Tenterden is actuated by personal ill-will against the offender on whom he passes the just sentence of the law? But this is the way with all these delinquents. Convicted on the fairest evidence, they have no other resource than some such recrimination as this—" Its all a conspiracy; and judge and jury are at the bottom of the Poor Jack is as innocent a lad as the babe unborn : so help me,”-and the fellow pa out an oath,
MONTHLY LIST OF RECENT PUBLICATIONS,
BRITISH AND FOREIGN.
ARTS, SCIENCES, AND PHILOSOPHY. Harrison on Water Colours, 8vo. 2s.6d. Francænr's Mathematics, vol. ii. 8vo. 15s. Merlet's French Grammar, 12mo. 2s. 6d. Hall on the Sea and Shores of the Realm,
.8vo. 12s. Bland's Philosophical Problems, 8vo.
108. 6d. Finleyson's Universe as it is, 8vo, 5s. Ingram's System of Mathematics, 8vo.
78. 6d, Conversations on the Art of Miniature
Painting, 8vo. 88. 6d. Arcana of Science and Art for 1830, 12mo.
58. The Commentaries of Gamboa on the
Mining Ordinances of Spain, 2 vols.
8vo. Johnson's History of Gardening, 8vo.
Mathias's Conversations on Geography,
2 vols. 18mo. 5s. Piercy's History of Retford, 18mo. 6s. Architectural Notes on German Churches,
7s. 6d. Sir W. Gell's Pompeii, lst part of 2d Come
Series, 10s, 6d. Cantu's History of the Diocese of Cosmo,
8vo. History of the United Parishes of St. Giles in the fields, and St. George,
Bloomsbury, 8vo. 14s. Registrum Ecclesiæ Parochialis ; or, the
History of Parish Registers of England, from their first Institution, in the Reign of Henry VIII, and of the subsequent Statutes and Ordinances concerning them, including the 520 Geo. III. cap. 146. 8vo. 10s. 6d..
BIOGRAPHY. Robinson's Last Days of Heber, 1 vol.
8vo.58, Memoirs of Sir T. S. Raffes, 4to. bds.
21. 12s. 6d. Essay on the Lives of Cowper, Newton, · and Heber, 8vo. 10s. Swift's Anecdotal Reminiscences of Dis
tinguished Literary and Political Cha
racters, with Autographs, 1 vol. 8vo. Dr. Monk's Life of Richard Bentley, 4to. Memoires par Sanson, 8vo. Memoires Authentiques de Maximilian
de Robespierre, 2 vols. Fisher's Remains, by Brown, 8vo. 10s. 6d. Life of Sir T. Munro, 2 vols. 11. 8s. Od. Life of Columbus, No. XI. of the Family
Library, 5s. 6d.
HISTORY. Lardner's Cyclopædia, vol. ij. of Scott's
Scotland, fcp. 6s.bds. Brief Memoir of the Jews in relation to
their Civil and Municipal Disabilities,
by A. Pellatt. The Dorians, 2 vols. 8vo. Pinnock's Grammar of Sacred History,
18mo. 58. 6d. Lessons in Antient History, by a Lady,
18mo. 2s. Bower's University of Edinburgh, vol. 3d,
8vo. 12s. Sandy's Freemasonry, 8vo.
Law. Atkinson's Forms in Conveyancing, 8vo.
ll. 48. Tucker's Records of the Supreme Court of
Newfoundland, 8vo. 15s. Codigo de Comercio, or Commercial Code
of Spain. Swan on Ecclesiastical Courts, 8vo. 5s.
Hernani, a Tragedy, by Victor Hugo, 8vo. Family Library, Dramatic Series, No I.
Massinger, 12mo. The Doom of Devorgoil, a melodrama,
and Anchindrane, or the Ayrshire tra
gedy, by Sir W. Scott. 1 vol. 8vo. Wismar, a tragedy, 3s.
GEOGRAPHY, TOPOGRAPHY, AND ANTI
QUITIES. Shaw's History of the Chapel at Luton Park, imp. fol. 41. 43. Od. VOL. XIII.
MEDICINE AND SURGERY. Seymour's Diseases of the Ovaria, 8vo..
with plates, 11. Is. Od. Hennen's Medical Topography of Gibraltar,
Practice of Surgery, 8vo. bds. 8s.
Fate on Hysteria, 8vo. 5s.
Portugal, 12mo. 5s. 64.
Present Distress, Is.
Policy towards Portugal, 8vo. 2s. 6d. Practicability of Reducing Malt and Spirit
Duties, 2s. Mangler's Vindication of the East India
Company's government, 8vo. 3s. 6d. Pettiman's Resources of the United Kinga
dom, 8vo. Sinclair on Currency, 2s.6d.
MISCELLANEOUS. The Dominie's Legacy, 3 vols. 8vo. 11. 4s. Maunder's Treasury of Knowledge, 18mo.
7s.6d. Kincaid's Adventures in the Rifle Brigade,
8vo. 10s. 6d. The Log Book; or Nautical Miscellany, 8vo. Mac Diarmid's Sketches from Nature,
12mo. 7s. 6d. Humphry's Discourses to Youth, 1&mo.
38. 6d. Brady's Executor's Account Book, 4to. 12s. Maxims and Reflections, 12mo. 2s. Fry's Listener, 2 vols. 12mo. 12s. Bannister's Human Policy, 8vo. 14s. Sidney Anecdotes, 18mo. part i. 2s. 6d. The New Zealanders (part I.) published
by the Society for the Diffusion of
Useful Knowledge, 2s. Ouvres Completes de P. L. Courier, 4 vols.
8vo. The Almanack of the Carnival for 1830. Nolan's Supplement to an Inquiry into
the Integrity of the Greek Vulgate, 8vo. 8s.
NOVELS AND ROMANCES. The Jewish Maiden, 4 vols. 12mo. 11. 2s. Cloudesley, 3 vols. 8vo. 11. 11s. 6d. Gertrude, a tale of the 16th century, 2
vols. 8vo. Il. ls. Od. Walter Colyton, a tale of the reign of
· James Il. 3 vols. 8vo. The Oxonians, 3 vols. 8vo. Blandfords, by H. R. Mosse, 4 vols. 11.4s. My Own Story-a tale of old Times, 18mo. Protestant Truths and Roman Catholic
Errors, a tale, 1 vol. 12mo. 6s.
THEOLOGY. Newnham on Superstition, 8vo. 10s. 6d.. Deane on the Worship of the Serpent, 8vo.
12s. bds, The Drama brought to the test of Scrip
ture, 12mo. 2s.6d. Thomson's Sermons against universal par
don, 12mo. 6s. 6d. Strutt's Manual of Devotion, 18mo. 38. 6d. Blunt's Veracity of the Books of Moses,
8vo. 5s. 6d. Griffith's Sermons, 8vo. Ils. Acastor's Remedies for the Church in
Danger, 8vo. 48. 6d. Coventry's Revenues of the Church, 8vo.
6s. Andrews' Sermons on Prayer. The Bishop of Limerick's Practical Theo
logy, 2 vols. 8vo. ll. 45. Od. An Explanation of the Thirteen Articles
of the Jewish religion, 18mo. Family Oblation, 12mo. 5s. Hinton on the Holy Spirit, 12mo. 7s.6d. Hooker's Ecclesiastical Polity, by B.
Hanbury, 3 vols. 17. 11s. 6d.
POETRY. Atherstone's Fall of Nineveb. vol. 20.
10s. 6d. Pilgrim of the Hebrides, 1 vol. 8vo. 10s. 6d. Steamers versus Stages, 18mo. 2s. Descent into Hell, 8vo. 78. 6d. The Reproof of Brutus, 8vo. 8s. 6d. Porson's Devil's Walk, 12mo. ls, Sotheby's Translations of the first book
of the Iliad, and other specimens, 8vo. Mrs. Norton's Undying One, and other
poems, 1 vol. 8vo. Edwards's Prayer, 8vo. 7s. 6d. Rose's Orlando Furioso, vol. 7. Portfolio of the Martyr-Student, 1 vol.
8vo. 6s. 6d.
TRAVELS AND VOYAGES. Duppa's Travels on the Continent, 2d edi
tion, 8vo. bds. 185. ' Moorsom's Letters from Nova Scotia, 8vo.
12s. Leake's Travels in the Morea, 3 vols. 8vo.
21.5s. Od. Lloyd's Field Sports of the North of
Europe, 2 vols. 8vo. Il. 12s. Od. Temple's Travels in Peru, 2 rols. 8vo.
11. 12s. Od. Dobell's Travels in Kamtschatka, 2 vols.
8vo. 11. ls. 0d. Dr. Walsh's Notice of Brazil, 1828-29,
2 vols. 8vo. Il. 14s. Od. Mackenzie's Notes on Haiti, 2 rols. 8vo. Webster's Poland, Crimea, &c. 2 vols. 8vo. Everest's Journey through Norway, &c.
8vo. 14s. Picture of Egypt, by Rifaud, Sro. Fuller's Tour in Turkey, l vol. large 8vo.
POLITICS. Affairs of the Nations, 12mo. 7s.
THIRTEENTH VOLUME OF THE MONTHLY REVIEW.
NEW AND IMPROVED SERIES.
Authors, calamities of, 237—an unfortunate
but candid one, 238
Aberdeen, Letter to Lord, by Mr. Knight,
The Royal, Anecdote of, 447
and coronation, 7
ings against Buonaparte, in 1813, 503
founders of the independence of, 279—
social ants, the phenomena of their his-
371-account of its habits, 388
influence of, 368
ianity on, 201—(see Fine Arts, Painters)
of Nineveh, 514
Dawson's statement of his services to, 153
and Buonaparte in 1813, 504
BAKER, (Rev. S. R.) his German Pulpit,
527_description of one, 5, 10, 48—of
Field, poetical description of one,
of 1813, 506
Town of, by Ĝ. Poulson, 299
408-his love of popularity, 409
on Vulgar Errors, 138
per Cents. 604
against him, 502—savage warfare of his
troops in the Peninsula, 537
T. Moore, 217
Calamy, (Edmund) Life and Times of,
Cambridge, mode of studying divinity'at, 140 Connoisseur, the periodical, 350
gal, 186—policy of, to Portugal, 611 Coronation, description of a Scottish one, 7
Correspondence and Diary of Philip Dod-
Cosmoraina, curious visual deception con-
Cottage Poetry, 152
Courtship, Dr. Doddridge's curious, 80—
Cow-pock a complete safeguard against
Crimes, how punished, in Africa, 291
Crusades, Wilkens' History of the, 65
Cuba, our policy towards, 610
time of, 242-oppressions of the Dis. Cunningham, (A.) bis Lives of Eminent
British Painters, 432
Cyclopædia, The Cabinet, I., 2
in, enumerated by Sir H. Davy, 407 D’Alton's Essay ia Ireland, 609
Dancing, description of, in Africa, 294–
Davy, (Sir H.) his Consolations in Travel,
the condition of women, 105—its prin. Death's-head, (the moth) anecdote of, 382
Digestion, process of, 361
Dinner, a public one at Potosi, 581
cussion in 1830, 455
Divine Judgments, observations on, 141
formed, 116-hints as to the government in, 44-anecdote of, 47
Divinity, mode of studying it in Germany,
Dixon, (Miss J.) her poetry, 300
Doddridge, (Doctor Philip) his Corres-
pondence and Diary, 73
Don Quixote, remarkable proof of partiality
Diamatist, a strange ope, 237-rules je.
Dream, a remarkable one, mentioned by
considerations respecting British, 553 specting King William, 246-a remark-