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the space of 30 leagues, all the in-' loudest applauses on every side. habitants strove to outdo each other At four on the same afternoon, his in testimonies of enthusiasm and Excellency again returned to the gratitude, at length arrived at half palace of government, dressed in after three in the afternoon of the the English uniform, to partake of 16th instant, in the Commercial. a sumptuous entertainment prosquare of this capital. He was vided for him by the Regents of there received by all the Portu- the kingdom, to which were inguese and English generals, by all vited all the secular authorities, the troops of both nations, and the the bishops, the Portuguese, Engwhole armed force at present lish and Spanish general officers, in Lisbon. His arrival was an- the staff of his lordship, and of nounced by repeated salutes from marshal the count of Trancoso, the ships and frigates in the Tagus, the diplomatic body, the intendant and the castle of St. George. The general of the police, and all the troops were ranged in two lines, presidents of the tribunals. extending to the Palacio das Ne- The Portuguese company of the cessidades. His excellency, mount- royal theatre of San Carlos, preed on horseback, thus affording a suming that his Excellency would sight of himself to the immense honour that theatre with his preconcourse of spectators collected, sence, had in the short space that and the innumerable ladies who intervened between the notice giadorned the windows of that vast ven of his Excellency's coming and edifice, which had been prepared his actual arrival, made every exfor his reception. Repeated and ertion to present the bero with a

" loud acclamations accompanied his spectacle worthy of him, and of excellency as he passed on; and the Portuguese nation. All the the people of Lisbon, who had boxes were decorated with appronever given a plaudit, nor one sa priate ornaments, such as Genii lutation to Junot, notwithstanding with crowns and shields, on which all the power with which he was were inscribed the initials of lord surrounded, were now boundless in Wellington. The box of governtheir applauses to their deliverer ment, which was also that of his from the cruel invasion of Mas- Excellency, surpassed them all,

being richly adorned with figures of At night there was a general Fame and Victory. Never was the and voluntary illumination, which theatre of San Carlos so early and was repeated three successive completely crowded. His Excel- . nights.

lency came thither from the pa. On Sunday, at one o'clock, his lace of government, about half past Excellency, dressed in the Portu- seven; and the moment he apguese uniform, went to pay his peared, the most rapturous acclacompliments to the Lords Regents mations resounded on all sides. The of the kingdom, and took his seat scene was opened by an anthem, among them in the palace of go- sung in praise of our beloved prince, vernment; he shortly after re- whose portrait under a canopy, disturneds and, both in going and re- played on a sudden, electrified all turning, was accompanied with the the spectators, and the thunders of

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the state of education in Ireland, their parole) to France. He conit appeared, that in 17 dioceses, trived to get acquainted with a out of the 22 that are in Ireland, colonel and a major at Reading, in there are 3,737 school masters, Berkshire, who, glad of the op. who educate 162,367 pupils. Of portunity, agreed to give him 300 the masters, 1,271 are Protestants, guineas for assisting them in their 2,465 Catholics of their pupils escape ; 150 were paid down, and the Protestants are 45,590, and the other moiety was to be given the Catholics 116,977. These 17 him as soon as they were on board dioceses comprise about five-sixths the boat. They accordingly set out of the superficial extent of Ireland, together in a post-chaise, and arbut it is doubted, whether they rived, without the smallest intercontain more than four-fifths of ruption, at the public-house at its actual population. It is con- John's-cross, in the parish of cluded, that if similar returns from Mountfield, a few miles from the whole of Ireland had been Hastings, where they engaged made, the number of pupils would beds. They were, however, obappear to be upwards of 200,000, served by an exciseman, who susand of the masters to be above pected from their appearance what 4,600.

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а said he understood them to be tleman from Bristol, was returning German officers, on their journey from the Bank, in company with to Bexhill to join their regiment. a friend, at the corner of Buck- The exciseman, however, not belersbury, Walbrook," he made a ing satisfied with this, got a party sudden halt, and instantly dropped of the military, and going to the down dead : his body was imme- House, seized them in their beds. diately conveyed into a neighbour. They made no attempt to disguise ing house, and afterwards removed the fact, and submitted in a handto Walbrook church, where it now

When under exremains. The deceased had nearly amination before the magistrate, 10,0001. in his hands when he fell, the young man acknowledged his

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French Prisoners. - A young driven to desperation by the total man, who formerly lived in the exhaustion of his finances, the neighbourhood of Rye, was last offer of 300 guineas was too temptweek committed to Horsham gaol, ing to be resisted. The French under the following circumstances: officers have been since properly He had been living in London in disposed of. an expensive style, until he had A Villain ascended at night by spent all his money; in this situ- a ladder to the bed-room window ation he set his wits to work, of Mrs. Fletcher, Kingston-buildwhen it occurred to him that he ings, Bristol, broke the square, might, as he was well acquainted unscrewed the window, threw up with the coast, raise a considera- the sash, and entered the room, ble sum by conducting French before Mrs. F. heard him. Two officers (who were at large upon children, her nieces, were in the

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placed them on Cossack horses, wherry, who was instantly charged and galloped off with them to the with being the murderer. The Russian head-quarters.

Spaniards have refused to let the 23. A fire broke out at Sidney parties necessary as witnesses come College, Cambridge. It was dis- on shore, but, upon the deposition covered about 11 o'clock at night; of the surgeon of the Indefatigawhen upon examination it was ble, and the two seamen of that found that two chambers in diffe- ship, a verdict of wilful murder rent parts of the building were on has been returned against Lucas fire; but the flames were very Garces, though he is not yet in soon extinguished. In consequence custody. of the depositions of the watchman, 27. It has been mentioned that a student, who had that day taken cast-iron, when at a certain degree his degree, has been examined be- of heat, may be cut like a piece of fore the magistrates, and is detain- wood with a common saw. The ed in custody.

discovery was announced in a let. 24. In the evening, three sea- ter from M. Duford, director of men belonging to the Indefatiga- the Iron-works at Montalaire, to ble frigate were returning to their M. D'Arcet, and published in the ship from Portsea Hard, when one Annales de Chimie. This experiof them, Malcolm Macdonald, tap- ment was tried at Glasgow, on ped a man, who he supposed was Monday se'nnight, with complete a waterman, upon the shoulder, success, by a gentleman of the saying to him, " Give us a put on Philosophical Society there, who, board." The man, who happened in presence of the workmen beto be a Spaniard, sharply asked, in longing to an ironmonger, cut with the Spanish language, what he the greatest ease a bar of cast-iron, wanted ? One of Macdonald's previously heated to a cherry red, ship-mates, who understood Spa- with a common carpenter's saw, in nish, answered him, “ Nothing." the course of less than two miThe Spaniard, however, without putes ; the saw was not in the least more words, or provocation, col- injured by the operation. lared Macdonald, and stabbed him Information having been receive in two places with a knife, which ed, that a gang of robbers intendhe drew from his bosom, and then ed attacking the Cork mail-coach, ran away. One of the seamen staid on its way to Dublin, a party of by the wounded man, whilst the soldiers were stationed, near the others pursued the Spaniard to- spot where the attack was intendwards his boat, but could not find ed to take place, and about one him. Macdonald was taken on o'clock, a party of 10 armed ruffians board the Indefatigable, where he appeared about two miles beyond 'soon died of his wounds. Lieut. Ullingford ; several shots were exScott, of that ship, immediately changed; three of the robbers repaired to the Spanish frigate were killed on the spot, one was Iphigenia with one of Macdonald's made prisoner, and the rest escaped. companions, and just as he had A soldier was severely wounded. reached her, a Spaniard, named From the report of the commisLucas Garces, came alongside in a sioners appointed to inquire into the state of education in Ireland, their parole) to France. He conit appeared, that in 17 dioceses, trived to get acquainted with a out of the 22 that are in Ireland, colonel and a major at Reading, in there are 3,737 school masters, Berkshire, who, glad of the op. who educate 162,367 pupils. Of portunity, agreed to give him 300 the masters, 1,271 are Protestants, guineas for assisting them in their 2,465 Catholics of their pupils escape ; 150 were paid down, and the Protestants are 45,590, and the other moiety was to be given the Catholics 116,977. These 17 him as soon as they were on board dioceses comprise about five-sixths the boat. They accordingly set out of the superficial extent of Ireland, together in a post-chaise, and arbut it is doubted, whether they rived, without the smallest intercontain more than four-fifths of ruption, at the public-house at its actual population. It is con- John's-cross, in the parish of cluded, that if similar returns from

Mountfield, a few miles from the wbole of Ireland had been Hastings, where they engaged made, the number of pupils would beds. They were, however, obappear to be upwards of 200,000, served by an exciseman, who susand of the masters to be above

pected from their appearance what 4,600.

they were. The landlord, who was 29. Yesterday afternoon, about closely interrogated on the subject, two o'clock, as Mr. Inman, á

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said he understood them to be tleman from Bristol, was returning German officers, on their journey from the Bank, in company with to Bexhill to join their regiment. a friend, at the corner of Buck- The exciseman, however, not belersbury, Walbrook,he made à ing satisfied with this, got a party sudden halt, and instantly dropped of the military, and going to the

, down dead : his body was imme- House, seized them in their beds. diately conveyed into a neighbour. They made no attempt to disguise ing house, and afterwards removed the fact, and submitted in a bandto Walbrook church, where it now some manner.

When under exremains. The deceased had nearly amination before the magistrate, 10,000l. in his hands when he fell, the young man acknowledged his which property is secured. intentions, aod said, that being

French Prisoners. - A young driven to desperation by the total man, who formerly lived in the exhaustion of his finances, the neighbourhood of Rye, was last offer of 300 guineas was too temptweek committed to Horsham gaol, ing to be resisted. The French under the following circumstances: officers have been since properly He had been living in London in disposed of. an expensive style, until he had A Villain ascended at night by spent all his money; in this situ. a ladder to the bed-room window ation he set his wits to work, : of Mrs. Fletcher, Kingston-buildwhen it occurred to him that he ings, Bristol, broke the square, might, as he was well acquainted unscrewed the window, threw up with the coast, raise a considera- the sash, and entered the room, ble sum by conducting French before Mrs. F. heard him. Two officers (who were at large upon children, her nieces, were in the

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most marked attention was paid terwards coming in to the same field to him by the functionaries of in his way home, stumbled over the English government stationed the sticks, and seeing Langridge on his route. The cavalcade close by, asked him what he meant reached Etawah on the 27th_of by laying those things across the January, and on the 1st of Fe- road, to throw people down? Some bruary arrived at the bathing- words followed, and even some place at Singrampoor, on the sparring. The boy, who appears

. Ganges, where he was received to be very ingenuous, says, that Mr. by an honorary escort. The Sex attempted to knock his father crowd of pilgrims assembled at down, but could not accomplish Singrampoor on this occasion a- it; and then his father ordered mounted to 25,000. The ghauts him to go homewards, saying he and banks of the river were abso- would kill Sex that night, or else lutely covered with people while he would transport him to-morrow. the eclipse lasted: and from that After the boy had got the distance day to the 10th, Scindea bathed of another field, he distinctly heard twice daily in the river. Both the cry of " murder” several times himself and his consort expended repeated.' It appears, Langridge very large sums in charity. Ac- had a thick ashen club, cut sharp cording to custom, they were at the bottom, wherewith he beat weighed against a heap of gold Mr. Sex so dreadfully as to fracand jewels, &c. which were distri- ture his skull, break both his arms, buted among the attending Brah- and force out of the socket one of mins. Scindea is reported to have his eyes : he also thrust the pointbeen impressed with strong feel. ed end between the chin and windings of surprise at the fine

aspect pipe, into the mouth and through of cultivation which pervades our the tongue of the object of his provinces, and at the compara- fury; and after glutting his revenge, tively happy state of the people. left him to welter in his blood,

Henry Langridge, a tenant of and proceeded after the boy, whom Mr. Sex, and living very near him, he overtook before he got home, in the parish of Penshurst, in Kent, and strictly charged him to tell no was a day-labourer on the estate

person what had happened. When of Baden Powel, esq. at Lanking- at home, Langridge cut the instruton-green, near Penshurst, not far ment of his barbarity into three or from Tunbridge-wells. Having four pieces, and laid them on the left his work on Monday evening, fire, but with the bloody side tothe 1st of February, with his son, wards the flames, that his wife a boy about nine years old, be- might make no observations upon tween five and six o'clock, and it. Next morning, as if nothing proceeding homeward, they stop- had happened, he proceeded on to ped to rest in a field called Sand- his work again, and sent the boy field, about a quarter of a mile forward to see if Sex was from home, having first cut a moved : when he heard that the bundle of sticks and laid them body was still lying there and across the foot-path, Mr. Sex, af. alive, he took another road; and

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