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the day, the fineness of the different regiments, , first line by files, to the left of the Hon. Artil.
the steadiness of their discipline, the exactness | lery Company, taken up by the left of the
of their maneuvres, the assembled crowds reach- |second line, and proceeding to the right of
ing from one end of the Common to the other, it; each corps, after firing, loaded, and stood
all made the spectacle such an one as can shouldered. At the sixth cannon, the same firing
scarcely be described in adequate terms. The l and loading was repeated. At the seventh cannon
whole of the troops were under the immediate the same firing repeated. At the eight cannon,
command of the Duke of Cambridge, as Com- | | three English cheers were given, hats and bands
mander of the bome district. They were drawe waving in the air, drums beating, music playing
up in two lines of at least one mile and an balf of “ God save the King." At the ninth can-
extent. The right rested ou Wimbledon-green, non, the whole of the two extensive lines
from whence the line was continued the full marched by his Royal Highness in order of re-
length of the Common to the south-east; and the view, officers saluting, the troops with their eyes
left touched the road that leads across the Com fixed on him, and the colours of each regiment
mon from London to Portsmouth; the Earl of dropping as they passed. The Prince Regent
Spencer's park-wall being right in their front. | received each corps with marked attention. He
The Prince left Carlton-house about a quarter | saluted the officers by putting his hand to
before eleven. A great concourse of people had || his hat; and as the colours of each corps
been waiting in Pall-Mall to see him set out; his passed he remained uncovered, as did also the
Royal Highness went in his travelling carrriage, Commander in Chief. As the regiments passed
preceded and followed by several servants on the Prince, they filed off' in the best order possible
horseback. At a quarter before twelve the first Il to the different roads leading from the Coinmon;
signul-gun was fired to notify the Regent's ap and every part of the conduct of the troops did
proach; the whole military stood shouldered, and credit to the officers by whom they were command-
the Royal Artillery and Artillery Company fired ed. The review was over before five o'clock
each a royal salute. The crowd rent the air The day was remarkably fine, and the spectators
with acclamations. His Royal Highness was ac were numerous beyond all former example. It
companied to the ground by the Duke of York, was supposed that, including the troops (about
who, on reaching the centre of the line, imme 20,000), there were at least 200,000 persons on
diately drew his sword, and took the command the ground. Every postchaise, glass coach, giy,
of the field, as Commander in Chief. The Prince buggy, and taxed cart, had been engaged for
Regent was also attended by a yast retinue, and many days; even a hackney coach was not to be
was mounted on a beautiful grey charger, richly had, except at the most exorbitant price. Mili-
caparisoned (the saddle alone, it is said, cost | tary telegraphs were planted on the ground for
nearly five hundred guineas), dressed in a full conveying the orders from right to left. One of
suit of General's regimentals, with tbe Order of the Volunteers belonging to the Westminster
the Garter, and a diamond star. A few ininutes corps suddenly dropped down while Colonel
after the Prince arrived in front of the line, a | Robinson was giving the word of command for
second cannon fired, and the whole line present. || the dismissal of the regiment from the ground,
ed arıns, officers saluting, and the bands playing and was taken into Lord Grantham's house, at
“ God save the King." A third cannon tired, I the end of the Common apparently dead. One
and the line shouldered, supported arms, and re-l of the horses that was taken from a carriage that
mained steady. His Royal Highness then pro was standing near the artillery, at the lower end
ceeded to the right of the line, and from the of the ground, took fright at the report of the
right of the first line to the left, and from the cannon, which they were firing, and set off
right of the second line to the left, the music galloping through the line that was formed by
playing as he passed; the Commander in Chief the troops, and in bis progress overturned a light-
rode on his left hand. After passiug from one end horesinan and his horse, when the animal
to the other, of those extensive lines, bis Royal trampled upon bim, and beat his eye out. He
Highness took his stand considerably to the was iminediately conveyed to a neighbouring
right of the centre. A fourth cannon was then bouse, where a surgeon attended him, and suc-
fired as a signal that the whole of the troops should ceeded in extracting the eye from the socket, and
load and shoulder. At the fifth cannon a feu he is now in a fair way of recovery. A gentleman
de joie was fired, beginning by the Royal Artil- || also, while stepping into his carriage, hud his
lery on the right, passing along the ranks of tho Il leg broke, by the horse running away, in conse.

quence of the firing of guns from the Volunteers. || that illustrious statesman was placed at the head Several other accidents occurred.--On Friday, of affairs. His Lordship's first political office was 3000 cavalry were reviewed upon Wimbledon | the Treasurership of the Navy, an office which Common by the Prince Regent. The troops, he discharged with great ability, and with the consisting of four regiments, viz. The Life | most laudable zeal for the comforts of our gallant Guards, Dragoon Guards, Queen's Bays, and seamen. Lord Melville was successively one of Flying Artillery, with six pieces of cannon, ap

the Secretaries of State, President of the Board of peared on the Common soon after nine in the Controul, and First Lord of the Admiralty. He morning. His Royal Highness the Prince Re was not only the firm supporter of Mr. Pitt during gentarrived between eleven and twelve o'clock, | the whole of his administration, but his private with the Duke of York, Duke of Cambridge, friend. Nobody was better acquainted with the Duke of Cumberland, the Staff Officers, and a true principles of the constitution than this strong escort. The Life Guards and the grena Nobleman, and no man more anxious to promote diers of the Foot Guards, formed the Staff, and ll the interest of the United Empire, and to main. the ground was kept by a party of the Dragoon | tain harmony among all its members. It is need. Guards dismounted. His retinue made a most | less to advert to the circumstances wbich occa. magnificent appearance. The movements of the sioned his Lordship’s removal from office, which cavalry excited admiration. The different squa took place before he was tried on the charges drons displayed the most steady discipline. The which were brought against him. He was hofour regiments charged in succession, in a style |nourably acquitted by his Peers, but the country which could not be excelled ; and after a variety | lost a very able and zealous servant, when he was of cavalry maneuvres, principally under the obliged to give way to the tide of prejudice which direction of his Royal Highness the Duke of bad been raised against him. All he said in ParYork, the whole made a grand salute. A dis

liament was marked by shrewd sense, a perfect charge of artillery took place at the same time | knowledge of the subject, and a strenuous zeal for on the right and left of the line; and the review the welfare of his country. He was rather to be ended.

considered as an able debater, than as an eloquent YORKSHIRE.

speaker.-When out of office be never lost sight INGENUITY.--As a proof of the ingenuity of ll of the public interest, and though greatly ad. Sheffield workmen, and the perfection to which ) vanced in life, he employed his vigorous mind in cutlery articles have been carried, a knife has been attention to the naval defence of this country. He made containing seventeen articles, viz. three was very anxious that a capacious harbour should blades, button-hook and saw, leather punch and be formed at Northfleet, and not only exerted screw-driver, box cork-screw, hook and gimblet, hiinself for that purpose in Parliament, byt pubtwo phleames, picker and tweezers, two lancets, ll lished a pamphlet on the subject, in which he with a ring at the head; the knife is only 11-16ths detailed the whole of his plan, and supported it of an inch long, and weighis one pennyweight | by strong facts and powerful reasoning. In pri. fourteen grains.

vate life he was distinguished for his good-humour

and convivial temper, and few persons bad more SCOTLAND.

friends, even amongst those who were not inDEATH OF LORD MELVILLE.-Tbis Noble

debted to him for promoting their interest.-His inan, who was so much distinguished in the poli

Lordship's father was the Right Hon. Robert tical world, died on the 29th of May at Edin

Dundas, Lord President of the Court of Session burgh. He was found dead in his bed in the

in Scotland, and M. P. for the county of Midmorning. He had arrived in that citty for the

Lothian. Lord Melville was twice married, first sole purpose of attending the funeral of his friend

to Elizabeth, the daughter of David Rendie, of the Lord President. The talents and learning of

Melville Castle, Esq. and secondly, to Lady Jane this Nobleman were universally acknowledged,

Hope. His Lordsbip is succeeded in his title of and he proved himself a profound statesman

Viscount Melville, in the county of Edinburgh, through all the different offices which he occupied.

cupied, and Baron Dunira, in the county of Perth, by He was a very active member of the House of |

the Right Hon. Robert Dundas, now President of Commons while he was Lord Advocate of Scot

the Board of Controul. land, and accompanied Mr. Pitt into office when

London : Printed by John BELL, Southampton-street, Strand, July 1, 1811.

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THIRD VOLUME OF THE NEW SERIES.

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF ILLUS-

FINE ARTS.
TRIOUS CHARACTERS.

ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE GRAPHIC ART.
George III. and Queen Charlotte, 3

Introductory Essay on Painting, 145
Kiug and Queen of Spain, 59

Biography and Portrait of Gerard Dow, 147
Ferdinand VII. of Spain, and his Sister, 115

Pamily of Gerard Dow-The Trumpeter-The
Francis Paul Antonio, and his Brother, junior Tooth-drawer 148

Princes of Spain, with their Sister, Maria The Drunkard— The Young Housewife, 207
Isabella, 171

The Dropsical Mouan- The Village Grocer, 265
Marchioness of Stafford, 297

The Dutch Cook-maid--The Servant-maid, 317
Joseph Bonaparte, King of Spain, and his
Queen, 283

Mr. West's Picture of Christ healing the Sick in

the Temple, 206

Exhibition of the Roral Academy, 261, 315
ORIGINAL COMMUNICATIONS. Lord Nelson's Monument in Guildhall, 264
Account of a Journey to Varennes; by Mara
Theresa, Duchess of Angouleme, 4

POETRY
Letters on Mythology; translated from the ll Hope A Winter Song---To a Snow-drop, 41

French of Demoustier, 6, 70, 133, 193, 233, The Eve of St. Mark--The Peasant's Coufort, 42
289

The Presumptuous Fly-The Miser's Dream-
Hymenæa in search of a Husband, 9, 65, 116, The Violet, 43
172, 298, 284,

The Negro Slave's Complaint-The Rose, 97
Love and Literature; from the French of Ma.

The Resolve-To Sleep and Music, 98
dame de Geulis, 14

Bannockburn-Retirement--Dirge, 99
On Sneezing, 19

Sunday in London, 154
Conjugal Happiness, 20

Sunday in the Country, 209
Oakwood House; an original Norel, 22, 73, 127, Music, an Ode, 210
177, 242, 305

Hapless Kate--Friendship-Slave--Epitaph, 211
The Speaking Comb, 95

Graham of Balgowaj-Song of the Fairies to the
Delia Doleful; or an Old Maid's fruitless search

Sea Nymplis-To a Primrose, 266
after a Husband, 28

To the memory of Matilda—The Cyprian's Peti-
Historic Romances; or Wonders in Real Life, 31, tion-Tbe Tear-Frogmore Gardens, 267.
60, 121

Lives by a despairing Lover-Op early Rising--
New System of Botany, 35, 89, 149, 197, 258, Pleasure-Queries on Seclusion, 318
308

Spanish Soldier's Widow's address to ber Son-
Praise of Silence, 38

*Cupid-Blind Beggar-Lines to a Lady, 319
The Gamester, 39

Anagram-To a Rose, 320
'The Gretna Green Parson, 40
Heraldry, illustrative of Ancestry and Gentility,

LA BECLE ASSEMBLEE.
77, 252, 314
The Mirror of Fashion, 30, 130, 196, 236, 292 Walking Dress, and Evening Full Dress, 44
Launcelot Lasthope, the Bachclor, 84, 246 Parisian Fashions, 44, 157
An ingenious fiction, 86

General Observations and Reflections on Fashion
Curious illustrations of the fatal power of Inna and Dress, 44, 100, 150, 212, 268 321
gination, 87

Diannonds, 45
Singularity of two Brothers, 88

Evening Full Dress, and Morning Carriage
Deat and Dumb Impostor, 92

Dress, 100
Memoirs of Nell Gwymue, 93

Russjan Assemblies, 101
Interesting Anecdotes, 95, 190, 232

| A Ball Dress, and Walking Dress, 156
The Chateau of Roussillon, 135, 238, 293

An Evening Dress, 212
History of Don Zumboga aud Seraphina, 139, Imperial Cradle of the young Napoleon, 214
180, 254

A Walking Dress, and Parisian Ball Dress, 269
Extraordinary instances of God's judgments, 152 Opera Dress, and Kensington-Gardens Proine-
A new Psalm, 153

nade Dress, 321
Remarks on the pronunciation of the English The Prince Regent's Fete, 321

Language, and on Mr. John Keuble, 175
The Spanish Character, 185

MONTHLY MISCELLANY.
Infernal Macbine, 187
The Dancing-master, 189

Essays to illustrate the present state of the Drama.
The Elephant, 200

43, 102, 158, 214
Essays on the efficacy of Baths in preserving Lost and Found; a Comedy, 47

Health and restoring Beauty, 201, 297 "The Knight of Snowdown, 102
Change of certain expressions among the bon ton , Revival of the Comedy of Twelfth Night, 103
at Paris, defended, 205

The Peasant Boy, 105
Thoughts on the Earth's assuming its present || The Bee Hive, and revival of Cato, ib.
fornu and contexture, 249

Blue Beard, 160
Curious Letter, 288

Ourselves, ib.
Description of Cadiz, 296

The Gazette Extraordinary, 27e
Adulterous Marriages, 300

Timour the Tartar, ib.
Probability of the Loud being submerged in the The Americans, 271
Osean, 302

The Royal Oak, 325

Works in the Press, 48, 161, 216, 272, 325

PROVINCIALS.
Penal Code of China, 48

Perilous situation of Mr. Hutton, 54
Cruelty to a Negro Wornan, 161

Singular circumstance of a Mail Coach, ib.
Size, 161
Anecdotes of Mirabean and a British Sailor, 162

Extraordinary undertaking by Mr. Milton, 55

A wonderfulcircumstance-Singular accident, ib,
New manufactory of Sugar, ib.

Arrival of Lucien Bonaparte at Ludlow, 55, 110
Singular Calculation, ib.

Dreadful conflagration in India, 56
Stramonium-Grog, ib.
Projected Travels in Africa, 272

Curious circumstance attending a Pike, 109

Cruel conduct to a girlin Darndean Ilnt, ib. .
Method of detecting Arsenic when in water, ib.
Cure for Apoplexy, ib.

Shocking Accidents, 1o, 365, 221, 273

Apprehension and Trial of the Rev. Mr. Bing-
Mr. Davy's Lectures on Geology, 273, 326

1 bam, 110, 221
New method of Engraving and Printing, 274

· Remarkable circunstance in a Church-yard, 110
Importance of a misplaced Comma, 275

Two Guineas found in the craw of a Hawk, 111

Singular Plienomena-The Irish Miser, 112
INCIDENTS NEAR LONDON.

Shocking circumstance in Wicklow, 112

Extraordinary Sale-Furious Bull, 165
Proceeding in Parliament relative to the Regency Lunatic- Accident at Oxepham-Honesty, ih.

Disturbances at Nottingham-Intrepid robber, 160
Principal Clauses in the Regency Bill, 50

Remarkable detection of a Murder, 167
Protest of the Royal Dukes, and Mr. Perceval's Shocking murders in Ireland 168, 224,
Answer, 51

Death of Sir William Addington, 221
State of his Majesty's Health, 51, 163, 217, 276, Trial of J. Whitehead for attempting to murder
327

bis Sweetheart, 023
Death of the Duke of Queensberry, 59

Horror and mystery, 224
Mr. Lewis the Actor, 54

I Singular deathis-Extraordinary circumstance, 278
Installation of the Prince Regent, 106

A most miraculous Escape, 278
Opening of Parliament, 107

Dreadful Storms, 279, 280
The plunder of the Marquis of Headfort, 163, 218 Daring and extraordinary robbery, 278
Forgeries- Elopement-Attempt at Suicide, 164 Fatal Buel Singular occurrence, 279
Apprebension and Trial of Rich. Armitage, 2.7, Account of the murder at Haverfordwest, ib,
328

Repartee--Escape of Prisoners of War, 280
Providential Escape-Accident in Old-street, 218 Long Incumbency-Curions Epitaph 329
Trial of J. Fallan for the murder of his Wife, 215 || Teazing an over-driven Bull, 329
Robbery at Lynn, 920

Grand Review at Wimbeldon, 330
Extraordinary Trial-Lord Berkeley's Will, 276 Review at Hounslow, 330
Dreadful Fire, 277

Ingenuity, 339
Death of Richard Cumberland, Esq.977

| Death of Lord Melville, 332

Bill, 49

EMBELLISHMENTS IN VOL. III.

No. XV. A Medallion Print representing their Majesties George III and Queen Charlotte.

Two whole-length Figures in the Fashions of the Season, coloured.
“Life's Ileather Gauge,” an original Song, composed by Mr. Dibdin for this work.

An elegant Pattern for Needle-work.
No. XVI. Two Portraits representing Charles IV. and Louisa Maria, King and Queen of Spain.

Two whole-length Figures in the Fashions of the Season, coloured.
"All Ileathers,” an original Song, composed by Mr. Dibdin.

An elegant Pattern for Needle-work.
No. XVII. Two Portraits representing Ferdinand VII King of Spain, and his sister.

Portroit of Gerard Dow— The Family of Gerard Dow--The Trumpeter-The Tooth-

Drawer; by Gerard Dow.
Two whole-length Figures in the Fashions of the Season, coloured.
“ Friendship put to the Test,"'an original Song, composed by Mr. Dibdin.

An elegant Pattern for Needle-work.
No. XVIII. Three Portraits representing the two Junior Princes of Spain, and their Sister.

Mr. West's Picture of Christ Healing the Sick in the Temple.
The Truinpeter-The Young Horsewife; by Gerard Dow.
A whole-length Figure in the Fashions of the Season, coloured.
A complete Suit of Pearl Ornaments.
« Conversation betwceu the Old Pensioners Malplaquet and Hoekstet, on our recent

Successes in Spain and Portugal,” an original Song, composed by Mr. Dibdin,
No. XIX. An elegant Portrait of the Marchioness of Stafford.

The Dropsical Woman-The Village Grocer; by Gerard Dow.
Two whole-length Figures in the Fashions of the Season, coloured.
An elegant Pattern for Needle-work.

“ Jack's Alive," an original Song, composed by Mr. Dibdin.
No. XX.

Tvo Portraits representing Joseph Bonaparte, and
The Dutch Cook-maid--The Servant-maid; by Gerard Dow.
Two whole-length Figures in the Fashions of ihe Season, coloured.
An elegant Pattern for Needle-work.
“ French cruelty and British generosity," an original Soog, composed by Mr. Dibdin.

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