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Clarke never fails to exhibit, and the easy simplicity of the words, and well bass is uniforinly weil chosen.
calculated to promote the laudable inten: Cberusses from Handel's celebrated Te Deums. tion of their author. Arranged for the Pianoforte, with an Aosom
“ Hymn to the Virgin," selected from the popular paniment for a Flute or Violin, by Maxzingbi.
Poem of tbe Lady of the Lake. Writen
Walter Scott, esq. and composed for a Soprano Mr. Mazzingbi, in his arrangement of voice, witb an Accompaniment for tbe Harp or these sublime and celebrated composi. Piano-forle, by Henry Bishop. 2s.6d. cions, has acquitted himself with his usual. The melody of this hyinn is highly apo address; and to organ performers, and the
propriate and expressive. The accom. lorers of grand and classical composition,
paniment is elaborate and elegant, and the 'Te Deums, in the sliape in which they the general effect, such as only the efforts are bere presented to the public, will, of a real master can produce. we doubt not, be highly acceptable. “ Divine Songs,” in easy Language, by tbe Rev.
“The Italian Momfrina," an Original dir. Are J. Watts, D.D. Sei to Music by J. Gild. 1.
ranged as a Rondo for obe Piano-furie, by Mr.
Holst. 1s. 64. . This little work, the purport and ten. This is a pleasing little production; dency of which the composer has well calculated to please the general ear, and explained in his preface, contains twenty. improve the finger of the juvenile prace eight hymns, or divine songs, the nelodies titioner, of which are highly appropriate to the
· REPORT OF DISEASES, Under the Care of the late Senior Physician of the Finsbury Dispensary, from the
20th of October lo the 20th of November, 1810.
It seems idle to state what every one lids, who have often been rendered in.
I knows, that catarrh is at present a curably such by this circumstance, were very prevalent complaint ; neither is it never used, unless under the especial necessary to say any thing about the sanction of professional authority. And treatment of a species of indisposition it may at least be doubted whether even which there are few who do not think the sanction of professional authority be themselves competent to manage with not in general too carclessly and too eut professional assistance. The reine lightly lent to the employment of a drug. dies for it are principally negative, and the application of whose extraordinary confined in a great measure to the avoid. powers ought to be reserved for occasions ing of variations of temperature, but of proportionate emergenee. more especially an exposure to a heated Tlie writer of this article has at preone, and an abstinence from every ibing sent under his care an obstinate case that is stimulating in articles of diet. of chorea, or what is vulgarly denomi.
The Reporter has lately had occasion nated St. Vitus's dance.* The comto prescribe for a female patient, who plaint in this instance had been prelaboured under frequent returns of spas. ceded, as is not uncommon, by attacke modic affection, attended with an almost of epilepsy. In convulsive affections entire prostration of spirits and or strength. of this and of most other kinds, the cold The present lamentable condition of her bath and steel, with a due attention fraune seeins to have been produced by to the state of the bowels, may be re. à habit of taking opium in the form of garded as the cardinal remedies; and tucture. It was originally begun with a view to relieve bodily pain, and has since
It is remarkable that St. Vitus is no been continued whenever it was neces.
where to be found in the calendar of Romish
superstition. The mistake bas probably arisen sary to compose irritation to animate
from some misunderstanding or inaccuracy of languor, or to elevate depression. It
manuscript, by which chorea invira, or in. would be well if laudanum, which has
voluntary dance, the original and genuine jusensibly become a part of the habitual
name of this disease, was read and copied Jegwen of many hypochondriacal inva chorea st, Vici.
although not uniformly successful, are rest our opinion with regard to the ultimore hikely than any other uliinately to mate result. This remark more especi. prove so. The cold bath and steel seem ally applies to the last and worst of these to have an invigorating faculty, alınost diseases. In the evening twilight of life peculiar to themselves in mosi, at the it is especially difficult, even if it be possame time that they are by no ineans sible, to heal a wounded or reduce a ndinissible in all, cases of debility or dislocaled understanding, in a manner relaxation.
that will ensure for any length of time It is well worthy of remark, that the its soundness or stability: like the frag. particular virtues of these invaluable re- ments of broken porcelain, which may medies were known to practitioners of be so carefully put together as to assume the snost distant antiquity. Melampus, the appearance of integrity, but which a Greek, one of the earliest who at- will fall to pieces again upon the slightest tempted to treat diseases, is said, by the touch, or even a vibration of the sot. employment of the cold bath, with the rounding atmosphere. help only of an aperient medicine, to A cure that is radical has scarcely ever have restored the daughter of Pætus been effected in the instance of a grey king of Argos; and afterwards he is re- headed maniac. The combination of inlaied to have cured Iphiclus, one of the sanity with old age seems to be almost heroes who attended Jason on bis Argo. indissoluble. The disorder of the faculTautic expedition, of a most deplorable ties is not likely in such a case to be respecies of debility, by giving him the rust medied, except by their total extinctior. of iron in wine.
The agitation of inind can be expected The most hopeful circumstance attend to subside only in the onlin of death, or ing the case of chorea above alluded to, in the inoffensive quiet of idiocy, or ideais the youth of the patient. In chorea, less superannuation. epilepsy, and mania, the early or ad.
J. Reip, vanced life of the subject of them is the Grenville-street, Brunswick-square. circumstance upon which we principally November 21, 1810,
STATE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS IN NOVEMBER.
Containing official Papers and authentic Documents.
of English manufacture, proceeding either THE Empress (the Princess Louisa of from our customs, or from seizures that may
1 Austria) has been declared preg. be made, shall be burnt. nant.
3. All prohibited merchandize of English . In order to annihilate the trade of manufacture, which shall be found in Holland
ac HinsesEngland with the continent, an imperial decree has been passed, by which it is tic Towns, and, generally, from the Mein to ordered that all' articles of English
the sea, shall be seized and burnt. mierchandise and manufacture found in
4. All the English merchandize to be
found in our kingdom of Italy, under whalFrance, or its dependencies, in future, ever description it may come, shall be size shall be burnt, and severe personal pu- and burnt.' misliments are also to attach to persons 5. All the English merchandize which concerved in the trafic. The following shall be found in our Illyrian provinces, shall is the decree. Its operation has since be seized and burut. been extended to Germany, Prussia, 6. All the Engiish merchandise which Deninark, Italy, Switzerland, &c. shall be found in the kingdom of Naples,
Palace of Fontainbleau, Oct. 19, 1810. ghall be seized and burnt. NAPOLEON, &c. Having considered the 7. All the English merchandize which fourth and fifth articles of our Berlin Decree, shall be found in the provinces of Spain occuof the 21st of November, 1806, we have de-. pied by our troops, shall be seized and burnt. creed, and do decree as follows:
8. All the English merchandize which Article 1. All merchandize, of whatever shall be found in the towns, and within the sort, proceeding from English manufacture, reach of places occupied by our troops, thali and which is prohibited, existing at this mo- be seized and burnt." Mient either in the real entre pots, or in the (Signed)
NAPOLEON. warehouses of our customs, vi whatever dc. (Attested) The Duke of PLACINISM scription it may be, shall be publicly burnt.
Prince Arit-Treasurir, asd Lirulinari. In future, all prubiciled merchandize
Gereral of the Empers and Mix
SPAIN AND PORTUGAL.
On the following day Brigadierigeneral These countries appear to be over- Miller and Colonel Wilson arrived as Co. run with detachments of the French ar. imbra with their detachments, and they have mies, but with little permanent elect: since taken about three hundred and fifty as they are equally covered by armed
prisoners, being soldiers who had straggled bodies of the Spaniards and Portuguese.
from their regiments, on the enemy's march, Of course it is a murderous contest, and
as they say, in search of focd.
Colonel Wilson has since advanced to vast numbers are assassinated or put to Codeixa, with an advanced guard of infantry death on each side. Cadiz, Gibraltar, and cavalry, and Brigadier-gencral Miller is Lisbun, Oporto, and Corunna, are the at Coimbra. only places in the Peninsula accessible A detachment from the garrison of Peni. to the Englisb.
ché, sent out by Brigadier-general Blunt, The following are the last dispatches, under Captain Fenwick, has been successful addressed to the Earl of Liverpool, from in a similar manner, and has brought in General Lord Wellington, who had then forty.cight prisoners niade in the rear of the retreated within fifteen miles of Lisbon : enemy's army, having killed nine ; and
Pero Negro, 201b Ort. 1810. Lieutenant-colonel Waters, who has been My Loko.Since I addressed you, the employed by me with small detachments of enemy have been employed principally in cavalry and infantry, also in the enemy's seconnoitring the positions occupied by our rear, has taken many prisoners. . troops, and in strengthening their own. In
The difficulties which the enemy experieffecting the former object they have skir ence in procuring subsistence, owing to mished with the troops on our out-posts,
their having invaded this country without who have always conducted themselves well.
magazines, and having adopted no measures On the 14th, they attacked with infantry, for the security of their rear, or of their supported by artillery, a small detachment communication with Spain, has rendered it of the 71st regiment, which formed the necessary for the soldiers to straygle in search advanced guard of Lieutenant-general Sir of food; and not a day passes that prisoners Brent Suescere division, near Sobral de and deserters are not sent in. Montagaree, in order to cover one of their All remained quiet in the north of Portu. reconnoitring parties. This detachment hav. gal, according to the last accounts. Marshal ing the Hon. Lieutenant-colonel Cadogan Mortier retired from Zafra and Los Santos and Lieutenant-colonel Reynell at their on the 8th ; and, according to the last achead, charged the enemy in a most gallant counts, he had arrived at Seville with the style, and drove them into the town. troops under his command. General Ballas
The whole of the 8th Corps d'Armée, teros had followed him to the neighbourhond however, and part of the 6th, arrived on the of Castillo de las Guardias, and the Portu. ground near Sobral on that evening; and I guese and Spanish cavalry had moved on therefore thought it proper to withdraw from the Guadiana towards the Sierra Mo. Lieutenant-general Sir Brent Spencer's divi. rena. sion from the advanced situation which it In the mean time, the infantry of the had occupied, and these troops marched to Marquis de la Romana's corps was put ia Zibreira, about one mile in the rear, on the motion for this quarter on the 8th instant. 15th in the morning.
and the head of it (the division under the The gun.boats on the Tagus, under Lieu. command of General O'Donnell) arrived at tenant Berkeley, with which Admiral Berke. Cabeça de Montechique yesterday, having ley has supported the right of the army crossed the Tagus in the morning. Dear Albandra, have likewise been engaged
WELLINGTON. with the enemy's reconnoitring parties, and
Pero Negro, 2716 Oct. 1810, have been of great service to us.
My LORD.-The enemy still occupy the I have the pleasure to inform your lord.
same positions in front of this army, which ship, that the report which I communicated to you in my last dispatch, regarding the
they held when I addressed you on the 20th
instant. They have detached some troops march of the detachment of troops under the
towards Santarem, and on the 23d, General command of General Barcellar, has been confirmed,
Loison marched towards that place with the Colonel Trapt arrived near Coimbra on
division under his command ; and it appears, the 7th, and immediately attacked the ene
from accounts from the commanding officer my's out-posts, which he cut off from the a
at Abrantes, of the 24th, that a body of the town, and he then pushed into it and took
enemy's infantry and cavalry entered Tho. possesion of it. The resistance made by the
mar on that day. enemy did not last long, and he took eighty
The reports which I have received from eficers and five thousand men (principally
the prisoners and deserters which have been sits and wounded), prisoners,
brought in, concus is the accounts of the distress felt by the enemy for the want of division have certainly remained in the provisions of all descriptions.
camps in front of this army, '. They state, that they are collecting and The enemy have pushed some troops preparing materials to construct a bridge over across the Zezere, above Punhete, principally the Tagus; but although we have a good cavalry, apparently to reconnoitre the roads view of that river from different parts of the in that direction and the fort at Abrantes ; ground occupied by the army, and have offi- but I conclude that the rains which have fallen cers and others employed on the left of the within these few days will have swelled that Tagus, to observe the motions of the ene. river, and that these troops will have retired my, I have not been able to discover either again. where this work is carrying on, or where the They are still reported to be at work upon bridge is to be placed on the river, if it materials for a bridge both at Santarem and ahould be constructed.
Barquinha; but I have detached Major-ge. · The enemy appears to be very anxious toneral Fane with a body of cavalry and infancollect boats; and on the 24th, endeavoured try to the left of the Tagus, from whom I to drive a party of the Ordenanza from Cba. hope to receive accurate accounts of what is musca, by the fire of artillery, in order to passing opposite to him on this side ; and he obtain possession of some which were under will endeavour to destroy these materials, if that place
it should be practicable, Colonel Wilson had been at Leyria, with It is reported by all the deserters that the the cavalry attached to General Barcellar's enemy's troops continue to suffer great dis• division, and had proceeded to Ourem. The tress from the want of provisions. advance of the infantry was at Pou bal.
It is impossible to form an estimate of the On the side of Obidos and Ramalbal, the quantity of provisions which they found in the British cavalry and a battalion of Spanish villages on the ground which they occupy; Bight infantry, and the troops of the garrison but it is certain that they can draw none of Peniché, confine the enemy's detach. froin any other part of the country, the ments; and they really possess no part of whole being in the possession of our troopse the country, excepting that on which their The garrison of Peniche, and the garrison army stands.
of Obidos, which place Captain Fenwick, of . By the last accounts from General Silveira the Portuguese service, has lately occupied, of the 17th instant, it appears that all was under the direction of Brigadier general quiet in the North ; and he had not received' Blunt, and the British cavalry, coatinue to any accounts of the march of troops in carry on a destructive warfare in the rear of Castille.
the enemy's right, while the high road from The parties of Guerillas had been more Coimbra by Leyria is in the possession of daring than usual ; and they had united in Colonel Wilson's detach nient. the neighbourhood of Valladolid, early in I have received no letter from General the month of October, to the amount of Silveira of a later date than the 19th of fifteen hundred, in order to carry uffa convoy October. He had not, at that time, heard of money which had been raised in contribu. of the march of any of the enemy's troops tions from the country, in which attempt, in Castille bowever, they failed.
He occupied with his detachment the · According to the accounts of the 21st, roads from Almeida to Trancoso, Celerico, from Estremadura, it appears that Marshal and Guarda. He had beard that General Mortier's corps was still at Seville ; and Ge- Bonnet had evacuated the Asturias; and, it peral Ballasteros was observing it from is supposed, had moved into Biscay. Aracena.
I have letters from Estremadura and The second division of the Marquis de la Castromarin, of as late a date as the 27th Romana's corps, under General Carrera, are of October, stating that Merlier's corps was rived at Lisbon on the 25th, and will be still at Seville in a very efficient state, with the army this day. My last accounts and having many sick. from Cadiz are of the 4th instant.
My last accounts from Cadiz are of the
WELLINGTON. MY LORD.--I have not observed any al. teration in the enemy's position or numbers
ITALY. since I addressed you on the 27th ult.
King Joachim having attempted the . They have a considerable body of troops, invasion of Sicily, his forces were re principally cavalry, on the Tagus, between
pulsed under the circumstances detailed
1. Punhete and Santarem, and I have reason to lelicve that Loison's division of intantry
in the following dispatch from the gullaub had not marched in that direction, as I re- Sir Jolin Stuart. ported to your lordship they had in my last
Messina, Spr. 22, 1810. vispaigh; some of the corps composing that MY LORD.-Early on the mornisg of the
18th instant, our attention was occupied by tion, fell among other captures of the morn, the opposite movements of General Murat, ing into our hands; and I hope his Majesty who, by the embarkation of the principal will be graciously pleased to approve my body of his army, in the whole of his long transmittal of this trophy to be respectfully range of boats at Scylla and the Punta del laid at the feet of his Sicilian Majesty, as a Pizzo, and the disposition of these vessels af. token of our zeal in the support of his royal ter being cast off from the shore, seemed to cause, and as a record that the first effort of a indicate a conclusive design upon the part of daring enemy to plant the standard of usurpa. our line extending towards the Faro.
tion in this his second kingdom, and which While the attention of our left was en. still owns his rightful dominion, was repulsed caged by the above operation, information by a British army. was brought to me, that a division of the ene. I cannot close this communication to your my, having embarked at Reggio during the lordship without expressivg my official acknowpreceding night, had been perceived comple, ledgments to the great assistance I have deting a landing upon our right, just before rived from Lieut.-general Lord Forbes, as well dawn, at about seven miles to the southward as the other general officers, and indeed every of Messina
department and rank of this army, during a Reinforcements, which were held in rc. long period of four months, in which the cone serve in this garrison to move according to tiguity and constant menaces of an enterpria circumstances, marched to sustain our posts sing enemy have demanded from us a system at the invaded point upon the first signal of of unabating vigilance, to which every mind alarm ; but the active vigilance of the troops has submitted with cheerfulness, but which stationed at that extremity of our defences, your lordship will believe has not been with. and their prompt and spirited behaviour, un out its fatigue. der the conduct of Major-general Campbell, This habitual, cordial, and friendly, coo had already happily rendered the presence of operation, which I have received from Admi. these succours unnecessary.
ral Martin, and the naval force under his or. The repulse of the enemy in this partial ders, during this interval of anxiety, I have enterprize, and the equally disgraceful and before had occasion to mention to your lord. precipitate fight of the French general who ship.
J. STUART, Count of Maida, commanded it, with the sacrifice of so considerabie a part of his equipment, are more
GREAT BRITAIN. fully detailed in the report from Major At home the public attention has been general Campbell to myself, on the procecd deeply occupied by the commercial and ings of this fortunate day; and, I hope his
pecuniary distresses of the country; and, Majesty will be graciously pleased to draw an
by the return of that malady, which on augur from the relation of this officer of the
two former occasions, rendered the king future conduct of this army at large, in any
unable to exercise the executive funcemergency of service which it may become
tions. This disorder became evident on their duty to encounter, The xcal, the warmth, exemplified by the
the 34th of September, the day on which neighbouring peasantry in our behalf, and his majesty coinpleted the fitiiech year which were not manifested without a loss, and of his reign; and, it has contined with the judgment, as well as alacrity, with which slight variations of violence during the i have since learnt that those in renocer month. In the mean tiine, parliainenc districts made immediate dispositions to ob- has been twice assembled and twice adstruct the progress of the enemy in their pos- journed, without etfecting any thing tosible attempt to penetrate into the country, wards the appointment of a Regent, were far beyond what I could have hoped or On a motion of Sir FRANCIS BORDETT. expected from their peaceful habits; and so
against the adjournment of the Coins strongly was their animosity marked towards
mons, a division took place of 58 ayainst their invaders, that the interpusition of our
363. escorts was frequently necessary to protect
Another domestic event, deserving of our prisoners trum their fury in conducting Chem. after their surrender, to the citadel of record, has been the death of the kinu's Messina.
youngest daughter, the Princess Annelia, A colour jascribed, as a gift from Gioachi. in her 28th year, after a long und severe no Napoleone to the Royal Corsican corps, illness, mid to be new for the occasion of the expedie