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acres in hops, which he poled about the in the course of a day and night. Sevemiddle of November last; they continued ral hot days, however, so affected the to look remarkably well, the weather vines, that, though the crop was estimated being moist and favourable until the mide at a ton, not more than one-third dle of December, the perceptible growth of that quantity was obtained. of the fines being from 12 to 18 inches
REVIEW OF NEW MUSICAL PUBLICATIONS.
"o, ibis Love;" or, The Masqueraders! . " Be a good Boy, and take care of Yourself ;**
Comic Opera in I bree Acis, as now performing a favourite Comic Song, sang wib unbounded
This is a song of humour, and Mr. M R . KING, in the music he has Whitaker may be said to have well en.
W furnished to this opera, has af. tered into its style. In general, the air forded another evidence of his talent for is so happily appropriate, that it is nat dramatic composition. The overture easy to imagine that any other world is diversified in its movements, and have given the author's meaning with the pleasant in its general effect; while the saine force: and this we deein the first vocal parts of the work, though not and highest quality in comic melody. stamped with any extraordinary degree
& Grand Marcb, sbree Allemands, and ibres of novelty, are conceived with ingenuity, Waltzes, for ibe Piano-furie.or Harp. Compo and possess much character. The me sed and Inscribed to Miss Cecilia Nassier, bg lodies are clear and natural in their Tbeodore Smitb, esq. 46o. style ; the basses are, in general, chosen Mr. Theodore Smith is so old and fair with judgment, and the piano-forte ac- a claimant upon our commendation, that companiment is skilfully arranged. In it is with peculiar pleasure we re-enter a word, the public will find in “O, this upon the task of holding up his merits to Love!" seventy-nine pages of music, the public. The present publication is masterly as to its degree of excellence, every way worthy his known ingenuity and as familiar as operatical in its ge and science. The march is bold and peral cast.
spirited, and the other pieces are sprightly • Tbe Minstrel's Tale;" 0r, Alice Brand; & and pleasing; while the whole serves to
Gke and Solo. Composed and dedicated to exhibit the man of superior talent, and
The « Minstrel's Tale,” is comprised A Second Duet for tbe Harp and Piano-forte, or in four numbers, (five shillings each,)
each. Two Piano-furles, as performed by tbe Author
and Miss Gautberut. Composed by, and dedi. which now lie before us. The words
cated to, the Miss Gaulberots, by J. Wocif, are from Mr. Scott's last poein, the esq. 6s. “ Lady of the Lake," and are here pre- Mr. WoelA has, in this second duet, sented to the public in the forin (to use kept pace with the taste and knowDr. Clarke's words) of a “Glee and ledge of effect, so fully displayed in his Solo," but more accurately speaking, in first. The passages are melodiously that of glees, duelts, and solos. We conceived, and the parts so judiciously bave perused the whole with a sedulous arranged, as not only to set off each attention, and shall be found justified in other to the highest advartage, but to awarding it our warmest praise. The produce a most masterly combination. ' trios possess all the science that the Blanche of Devon's Song, “They bid me Sleep. simplicity of style which the composer bey bid me Pray;" ibe Poetry from the Lady bas so properly prescribed to bimself, of the Lake. Composed and dedicated to Mrs. would tairly admit; and the other parts Campbell, by Dr. Clarke, of Cambridge. 28. are marked with an originality and Ease and sweetness aie su truly the strength of feature, that place Dr, characteristics of this song, that it will Clarke's powers in this species of com- not, we trust, fail to highly please the position very high. We should not be lovers of simplicity and nature in me. just to Mr. Phipps, the publisher, were lody. Whicre the sentiment of the po. we to disiniss this work without observ. etry is truly givell, and the ear soothed ing, that he has brought it out with una and gratified, fastidious must those be common neatness and accuracy.
who can withhold their commendation,
** Let me die;"' Ballad. The Words by Miss “I will not have you, Harry;" a favourite Comie
pod, esg. Ballad. sung wirb great applause at ausball : ts. 6d.
Gardens, by Miss dores. Composed by Mr.W. Mr. Allwoud has, in the present little
T. Parke. Lallad, given the public another sample
This is so pleasing a trifle, that we of his taste and fancy. The melody is will ensure it the suffrage of all the lovers highly pleasing, and not without some of light and a ry melody, in combination original traits. Analogy cements the with gay and sprightly words. music to the words, and a graceful and We have to announce that John Stafe impressive effect corroborates their ford Smub, esq. (urgaoist to his Majesty) union.
is distributing proposals for publishing ** W by does my Love ber Linnet mourn p A by subscription, a curious and interesting
favrurtle Song, Composed and Arranged with collection of ancient music, chiefly conan accompaniment for tbe Piano-forme, by Sir J. sisting of melodies in cantu fermo, proA. Suvenson, Mus. Doc. 18.
vençal lays,' and other pristine pieces, Sir John Stevenson is always easy and produced antecedent to the invention of graceful in his melodies, but in no into counter point; to which will be added, stance has, perhaps, been more so than hymns and anthems, by the celebrated in that now before us. The passages Orlando Gibbons, and other distinguished are reinarkably smooth and Howing, and masters of "the good old school.". The the sentiment of the words is given with publication, we understand, will be sure no less simplicity than truth and force. Ther enriched by selections froin the Tbe Persian Dance, a favourite Air, Composed Mass; l'Homme Armé; some very scàrce
and Arranged as a familiar Rondo for the Piuno- madrigals by Adrian Willeart, Orlando forte, by J. Parry. Is. Od.
de Lasso, Siradella, &c. up to the time This liuile exercise for the pianoforte of Bonoucini; and also with two Italian is skilfully arranged, and will not fail to songs, by Geminiani. The whole is to be acceprable to young practitioners on form a view of music, from the 7th to that instrument. The passages lie well the 18th century; and is intended to be for the juvenile hand, and the pleasing. illustrative of the Histories of Burney and ness of the effect is upon a par with the Hawkins, and to trace the sources and ease of the execution.
progress of melody in the British isles. “ Little Winny Wikin;" a favourite Song, sung To further this latier object, the whole
wiib unbjunded applause at ibe Theatres will be accompanied by remarks, biogra
Ruyal, Covent Garden and Haymarket, by Mrs. pbival and critical; and every effort is • Liston. Composed by Mr. W bitaker. is, 6d. promised to render the work worthy the
nis little ballad is intended as an notice of the curious and refined. The effort of humour, of which quality it is by publication is to be dedicated to the earl no means destitute. Mr. Whitaker has of Dartmouth; and from our knowledge given to it a melody perfectly appropri. of Mr. Smith's high professional qualiate, and has accompanied it with a part fications, we doubt not of its doing every for the piano-forte, which does much honour to the talents of the editor, and credit to his taste.
fully justifying his lordship's patronage.**
REPORT OF DISEASES, Under the Cure of the late Senior Physician of the Finsbury Dispensary, from the
201h of June to the 20th of July, 1810.
THE writer of this article finds that formed, that the signet of death is mark
some expressions have been misun- ed upon it beyond the possibility of era. derstood which he has made use of in sure or removal. There is an important former reports, with regard to the hope- distinction between the state of being less nature of consumption. In the pas consumptive, and that of being in a consages alluded to, he bas been far from sumption. One who is in the posture of meaving that every affection of the lungs leaning over a precipice, may yet escape is necessarily fatal; or even that there a fall, can be no wound in their structure which With regard to this malady, and more is not irreparable. There is a number particularly at this season of the year, it of gradations in pulmonary disorder; and may not be improper once more to reit is perhaps only in the last or penulti peat a caution which has been often inmato stage of the disease, when it is fully culcated, but which can never be sushi
ciently impressed, against the careless the most part more beneficial, and less and too judiscririnate use of the cold liable to be attended with danger or inbarb- fashionable remedy, which is convenience than the ordinary cold bath, much more frequently injurious than principally, if not entirely, because the those who have recourse to it are in ge temperature being higher, the transition beral aware of. There are certain cor- from one element into another is less poreal irregularities which the shock of violent in the former case than in the the cold bath may be calculated to rece latter. As to the saline particles, or any hty, or remure ; but that a course of of the chemical constituents upon which shocks should be likely to invigorate a are upposed to depend, in a great meafeeble, or give what is called tone to a sure, the virtue of other barns of media relaxed, constitution, is too glaringly ile cinal celebrity, they can scarcely have consistent with the suggestions of ordi- any important effect upon the body durpary sense, to harmonize with the genu. ing the usual period of i's immersion. ine principles of medical philosophy. Regarding, as it seems reasonable to A patient is in general to be raised to a do, the act of bathing as bineneral inly state of strength from the depression of so far as it performs the office of abludebility by those influences which are tion, it will appear that the utility of gradual and scarcely perceptible to hiin every species of water is equal in referself. Like the air which we are con- ence to external application. stantly breathing, although we are sel July 25, 1810,
J. RelD. dom conscious of its inspiration, or that Grenville-street, Brunswick-square. process of assimilation which is every hour going on in the body, without our
Erratum.-- No. 200, p. 589, for centripetal, being aware of it. Bathing in the sea, read as centrifugal." where baihing at all is advisable, is fur
STATE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS IN JULY.
Containing official Papers and authentic Docunienis.
these cities having lost the commerce of the
Rhine, which goes direct, hy the cu fron. Report to the Emperor. Paris, July 1, 1810.
tier, to the ports of the Scheldt, pissing I HAVE the honour to lay before your Ma. Through the Biesoch. The part of Holland
jesty an act of the King of Holland, dated which is still alien to the empire, is deprived the 3d inst. by which that monarch declares, of the advantages enjoyed by the part united that be abdicates the crown in favour of his thereto. Compelled, nevertheless, to make eldest son, leaving, according to the constitu common cause with France, Holland will tion, the regency to the Queen, and establish- have to support the charges of this allowance, es a council of regency composed of his minis
without reaping any of its benefits. Holland ters. Such an act, sire, ought not to have ap- is sunk under the weight of her public debt, peared without a previous concert with your which amounts to between 85 and 90 millions, Majesty. It can have no force without your chat is to say, a tour n more than the debt of approbation. Ought your Majesty to confirm the whol: empire; and if a reduction had the disposition taken by the King o. Holland ? been proj-cted by the government of the couns The union of Belgium with France, has. try, it would not have been in its power to destroyed the independence of Holland. Her give a guarantee for the inviolability and persystem has necessarily become the same with manence of such a measure, inasmuch as the that of France. She is obliged to take part debt, if even reduced to 30 milions, would is all the maritime wars of France, as it she still be beyond the actual means and ability were one of her provinces. Since the creation of that country. It is estimated Holland of the arsenal of the Scheldt, and the annex pays triple the sum that France pays. . The ation to Fra
vinces composing people aroan under the weight of 23 distinct tbe departments of the mouths of the Rhine, descriptio s of contributions. The Dutch and the mouths of the Scheldt, the cum nation sinks under lis contributions, and can mercial existence of Holland lias become pre no longer pay them. Nevertheless, the nea Carious. The merchants of Antwerp, Ghent, cessary expences of the government require and Middleburgh, who can, without any re. that this burden should be augmented the striction, extend their speculations to the ex. budget for the marine amounted, in 1809, trepities of the empire, of which tiey tonn to three millions only of florins, a sum a fart, necessarily carry on the commerce scarcely sufficient to pay the administrators, wh.ch Holland transacted. Rotterdam and the officers, and seamen, and to defray the Do drecht are already on the verge of ruin; expence of the arsenals, and which has not alMONTHLY MAG. No. 2.2.
mitted of the equipment of a single ship of with reluctance to the treaty of the 14h war. To provide for the armament ordered March, which aggrayated the calamities of in 1810, and which is the minimum of the Holland, without meeting any one view of naval force necessary for the defence of Hol' your Majesty. The obstacle which prevented land, triple that sum would be requisite. The it, has now disappeared of itself. Your Man war budget has scarcely afforded a sufficiency jesty owes it to your empire to cake advantage for maintaining the fortresses and 16 battalions; of a circumstance which so naturally leads and whilst two branches of such importance to the union. There can be none more fac are so far from having what is necessary for vourable for the execution of your projects. supporting the honour and dignity of inde. Your Majesty has established at Antwerp pendence, the interest of the public debe has powerful arsenal. The astonished Schelde Ceased to be paid. It is more than a year and swells with pride to behold 20 vessels of the a half in arrear. If, in such a state of things, first rale bearing your Majesty's flag, and pro. your Majesty maintain the recent dispositions, tecting its shores, chat were formerly scarcely by assigning to Holland a provisional govern visited by some trading vessels. But she ment, you will only be prolonging her painful great designs of your Majesty in this respect, agony. If the government of a Prince, in cannot be fully accomplished except by che the vigour of life, has left the country in so union of Holland. It is necessary to complete distressed a situation, what can be expected so astonished a creation. Under your Majes. from a long minority? It cannot, therefore, ty's energetic government, the ensuing year be saved but by a new order of things. The will not terminate before, by calling into ac.. period of the power and prosperity of Holland, tion the maritime resources of Holland, a was when it formed part of the greatest mo. fleet of 40 sail of the line, and a great num. narchy then in Europe. Her incorporation ber of troups, shall be assembled in the Scheldt with the great empire is the only stable con- and Texel, to dispute with the British govern. dition in which Holland can henceforth re- ment the sovereignty of the sea, and repel its pose from her sufferings and long vicissitudes, unjust claims. So that it is not the interest and recover her ancient prosperity. Thus of France alone that calls for this union : it ought your Majesty to decide in favour of such is that of continental Europe, who applies to an union, for the interest, nay more, for the France to repair the losses of her marine, and salvation of Holland. She ought to be assue combat, on her owu element, the enemy of ciated in our blessings, as she has been asso. the prosperity of Europe ; whose industry it ciated in our calamities. But another interest, has not been able tu stifle, but whose comstill more imperiously indicates to your Majesty munications it obstructs by its insolent claims, the conduct which you ought to adopt. Holland and the vast number of ics ships of war. is, in fact, a shoot from the French territory; Finally, the union of Holland augments the it constitutes a portion of soil necessary to empire, in rendering more close the frontiers complete the form of the empire. To liecome she defends, and in adding to the security of full master of the Rhine, your Majesty should its arsenals and docks. It enriches it by an advance to the Zuyder sea. By this means, industrious, thrifty, and laborious people, all the rivers which have their source in who will add to the stuck of public wealth Prance, or which wash the frontiers, will be in increasing their private fortunes. There long to you as far as the sea. To leave the are no people more estimable, or better adapt. mouths of your rivers in the possession of ed to derive benefit from the advantages which strangers, would, in fact, sire, confine your the liberal policy of your government affords power to an ill-limited monarchy, instead of to industry. France could not have made a erecting an imperial throne. To leave in the more valuable acquisition. The annexation power of foreigners the mouths of the Rhine, of Holland to France, is the necessary conthe Meuse, and the Scheldt, would be tanta. scquence of the union of Belgium. li com. Mount io submitting your laws to them, it pletes your Maje: ty's empire, as well as the would render your manufactures and comnerce execution of your system of war, politics, dependent on the powers who should be in and trade. It is the first, but a necessary step, possession of those mouths; it would admit a towards the restoration of your navy; in fact.. foreign influence in that which is most ime it is the heaviest blow which your Majesty portant to the happiness of your subjects. could inflict upon England. As to the young The aprexation of Holland is still necessary Prince, who is so scar to your Majesty, he has to complete the system of the empire, parti. already felt the effects of your good will, cularly since the British Orders in Council of You have bestowed on him the grand duchy November, 1807. Twice since that period of Berg. He has therefore no occasion for your Majesty has been obliged to close your any new establishment. I have the honour custom-houses to the trade of Holland, in to propose to your Majesty the project of the consequence of which, Holland was isolated foliowing decree. I am, &c. from the empire and the continent. After "THAMPAGNY, Duke of Cadare." the peace of Vienna, it was in your Majesty's Extract from the Registers of ibe Office of ibe contemplation to annex this kingdom. You
Secretary of State. were induced to abandon this idea from con. Palace of Rambouillet, July 9, 1810. siderations that no longer exist. You agreed We, Napolcon, Emperor of the French,
King of Italy, Protector of the Confederation gislative body of Holland, a commission of of the Rhine, Mediator of tbe Swiss Confe• 15 members, to proceed to Paris, in order te deration, &c. have decreed, and do hereby de constitute a council, whose business shall be cree, as follow:
to regulate definitively all that relates to the Title I. Art. 1. Holland is united to public and local debts, and to conciliate the France.-2. The city of Amsterdamn shall be principles of the union with the localities and the third city of the empire.-3. Holland interests of the country.-13. Our ministers shall làve six senators, six deputies to the are charged with the execution of the present council of stae, 25 deputies to the legis. decrec. (Signed) lative body, and two fudges in the court of
By the Emperor NAPOLEON. Cessation.-4. The officers by sea and land, (Signed) The Minister Societary of State, of whatever rank, shall be confirmed in their
H. B. Duke of BAISANO. employments. Commissions shall be doli. Holland, in censequence of the above, bas" vered to them, signed with our hand. The since annexed to Francet royal guard shall be united to our imperial
HOLLAND quard. Titie II.-of obe Administration for 1810.
The King of Holland has abdicated -5. The Duke of Placentia, arch-treasurer
kis Throne, and on the occasion he pubof the empire, sball repair to Amsterdam in
lished the following declaration: the capacity of our liewenant.general. He
- Louis Napoleon, by the grace of God, and shall preside in the council of ministers, and
the constitucion of the kingdom, King of Htend to the dispatch of business. His func.
Holland, constable of France. To a!l those tions shall cease the 1st of January, 1811,
who may see or bear, or read these presents, the period when the French administration
Health. Ball commence.-6. All the public function
“ Hollanders. Being convinced that non aries, of whatever tank, are confirmed in
thing more tor your interest or your welfare their employments.
can be effected by me, but, on the contrary, Title !11.-Of Ibe Finances.-7. The prea
considering myself as an obstacle which may sent contributions shall continue to be levied
prevent the good will and intentions of my until the 1st of January, 1811, at which pewa
brother towards this country, I have resigned ried the country shall be eased of that burden,
my rank and royal dignity in favour of my and the imposts put on the same footing as for
eldest son, Napoleon Louis, and of his brother, the rest of the empire.-8. The budget of
Prince Charles Louis Napoleon. receipts and bisbursements shall be submitted
“ Her Majesty, the Queen, being of right, to our approbation before the 1st of August
and according to the constitution, regent of next. Only one-third of the present amount
the kingdom, the regency shall, till her arri. of interest upon the public debt shall be car.
val, be vested in the council of ministers. ried to the account of expenditure for 1810.
* Holianders. Never shall 'I forget' so The interest of the debt for 1808 and 1809,
good and virtuous a people as you are: my sot yet paid, shall be reduced to one-third,
last thought, as well as my last sigh, shall' and charged on the budget of 1810.-9. The
be for your happiness. On leaving you, I custom-houses on the frontier, other than
cannot sufficiently recommend to you to re. those of France, shall be organized under the
ceive well the military and civil officers of reperintendance of our director general of the
France. This is the only means to gratify custom-houses. The Dutch custom houses
his Majesty the Emperor, on whom your fate, shall be incorporated rberewith. The line of
that of your children, and that of your whola cestom-houses now on the French frontier,
country, depends. And now, as ill-will and shall be kept up until the 1st of January,
calumny can no longer reach me, at least so 1811, when it shall be removed, and the com
far as relates to you, I have a well-founded punication of Holland with tbe empire be
hope that you will at length find the reward free.-10. The colonial produce, actually in
for all your sacrifices, and for all your mag, Holland, shall remain in the hands of the
« Louis NAPOLEON. owners, upon paying a duty of 50 per cent. el valores. A declaration of the amount
“ Done at Haarlem, July 1, 1810." shall be made before the 1st of September,
ITALY. at farthest. The said merchandize, upon pays Strong symptoms of dissatisfaction have scens of the duties, may be imported into been manifested throughout the Papal States, France, and circulated through the whole ex. and which the dignified clergy are suspected tent of the empire.
of promoting, has rendered it necessary for Title IV. 11. There shall be at Amsterdam the governor to collect in the vicinity of a special adninistration, presided over by one Rome an asmed force of 20,000 men, Many of of our counsellors of state, which shall have the French troops were, until lately, quartered the seperintendance of, and the necessary upon the inhabitants, bus in consequence of funds to provide for, the repairs of the dikes, the aumerous assassinations which this dise polders, and other public works,
persion occasioned, it was abandoned, and the Titic V. 19. In the course of the present cathedrals, and ocher public buildings, have manib, shere oball bs Dominated, by tbe 1 been converted into barracks for their use.