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without feeling a lively indignation against the coal mines, by which numerous families have been tyrant who made such a wicked use of his power plunged into the greatest misery, that any attempt ful intluence as to carry ruin into a country from to discover the means of preventing such explowliich he had received no inimy; but the heart sions, or of so completely ventilating the pits as to must be absolutely indurated that can contemplate secure the workmen, has the strougest claim to the the iniseries of the retreating arny without pitying liberality of the public. We are, indeed, persuaded the sufferers, execrating the author, and admiring that the society at Sunderland requires Ouly to be that Providence which stangir's the wiched ia mrade generally knowi w inect will that support their own devices M Lalaume's book is written which is necessary for the acconiplisiment of its in a style of clegant simplicity, with a strong bias great objects. For the information of the beneroin favour of the military glory of his country. lent who may be desirous of aiding so loudable a men, but itt the same time, entertaining a becom. concern, it is proper to observe, thal" commuuice ing respect for the valnur and parriotism by which tions are received by Mr Burn, of Southwick, Dear they were oprosce ti oughout the whole of this Sunderland, Durham, secretary and treasurer; and vast enteryvize. A severer punishment, perbaps, it is requested that subscriptions be remitted to could not be inflicted unon the man of Elba than the Wear Bank, in Sunderland, or be named that of compelling him to read every word of this soon as possible, as the committee propose, is their affecting narrative, or rather, of hearing it publicly funds will enable them, to offer premions for the delivered, where all eyes might witness the effect best treatises, or any further important discovery of its agoulzug descriptions upon his soul.
or improvement that will effectually promote the
objert they have in view." History of England from the Norman
A Letter to the Earl of Liverpool on the Conquest to the Accession of Edward I. By
probable effect of a great reduction of con Sharon Turner, F. S. A. 410. 11. 165.
prices by importation ; upon the relative Narrative of the Retreat of the British
condition of the state and its creditors, and army from Burgos. By Geo. Frederick Bur
of debtors and creditors in general. $80. Iows. 810. 6s.
pp. 108, 3s. . HYDROGRAPHY.
This is the production of a yonng writer, but de Chart of the North, West, and South who is sensible and well informed, temperaie ia Coasts of Ireland, from Bengore Head to the
his sentiments, and accurate in luis language. It is Saltee Islands, including Plans of the River
a friend to the agricultural interests, but no adve
cate for innovating speculations, which he consi Shannon and the Harbours of Cork and Wa
ders as pregnant with incalculable mischief to the terfold. From the surveys and observations
public securities. Into tie principles and reaso of Mackenzie, Admiral Knight, and other
ing of this letter we shall not enter, but the whole officers. 2 sheets, 85, 6d.
is well worthy of perusal, and contains hints, of
which cven the state man to whom it is addressed LAW.
may avail himseit for the general good. The Jurisdiction of Justices of the Peace
The Causes of the present High Price of and Authority of Parish Officers in all mar.
Coals in the port of London explained; in a ters relating to Parochial Law, with the
Letter to the Editor of the Times. Svo. Adjudged Cases to Trin. Term, 1812, inclu
pp. 34. sive, and the aces 54 Geo. III. By T. W. PP
Attempts having been made through the medium Williams, esq barrister-at-law. 2 vols, roy.
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the persons concerued in the coal trade on the gece. A Letter to Lord Melville on the Constitu
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taking of vindicaung a much abused body of mra, Clarke's Law Pocket Book for 1815. 6s.
on the one hand, and ot setting the public right in
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has also had its share in this increase, and the car The Morbid Anatomy of the Brain in ployment of many ships in other pursuits in conMania and Hydrophobia, collected from the
sequence of the temptation held out by that ercate
must have contributed very much to an evil whicb, papers of the late Andrew Marshal, M. D.
however sorely it may press upon the inhabitants with a Sketch of his Life by S. Sawrey, Fel
of the metropolis, is certainly not to be sought for low of the Roy. Coll, of Surgeons. 8vo.
in the practices of individuals, but the circum. ics. td.
stances of the times. MISCELLANEOUS.
The Pocket Herald, or concise IntroThe first Report of a Society for prevent- duction to Heraldry. Is. 60. ing Accident in Coal Mines, comprising a The Saxon and the Gael, or the Northern Letici !Q Sir Ralph Mullivanke, bart, on the Metropolis, including a View of the Lowland various Modes employed in the Ventilation and Highland Character. 4 vols, 19m., 11.15. of Collieries, illustrated by plans and sections. The Banker's Almanac for 1815. $5. By John Buddle. Svo. Pp. 28.
NOVELS. So many dreadful accidents have occurred in Christabelle, the Maid of Rouen; No
New Publications, with Critical Remarks.
549 vel, founded on Facts. By Mrs. Hanway. POLITICS AND POLITICAL ECONOMY. 4 vols. 12mo il, 4s,
Memorial of M. Carnot, Lieutenant-GeShould this good lady be again propelled, ac- neral in the French Army, Knight of the cording to a favourite phrase of her own, to in. Order of St. Louis, Member of the Legion dulge the scribbling humour, we would recom- of Honour, and of the Institute of France. mend to her a grammar and a sinall system of addresse 1 to his Most Christian Majesty, geography. The former will teach her the proper
Louis XVIII Translated from the French use of words, and by consultiug the latter, she
Manuscript Copy To which is subjoined will learn to avoid such errors as that of placing Switzerland on the sea coast. The facts on which a Sketch of M. Carnot's Lite, together with this story is said to be founded, must have had some remarkable Speeches which he made pened in a world very different from our planet; on former Occasions in the National Confor a tale more extravagant, it would be ditticult to vention and Tribunal By Lewis Guldsmith. select from those records of romance, where the Svo. pp. 56. 28. od. violation of probability constitutes the sole claim Thal justice has not had her duc in France, after to admiration.
So inany horrible outrages upon humanity, is a The Fugitive, or Family Incidents. In 3 truth deeply felt by every man who trembles at Vols. 12mo, 135. od.
the existence of the abominable principles by of this stupid farrago, which, as a narrative, which those atrocities were committed. Friends hath neither beginning, midule, nor oud, we may as we are to the liberty or discussing all public $ay, as the wag did, who being desired to give a questions, without any other restraint than that translation of Queen Anne's motto-" Semper ea imposed by the duty of defearling the State, it is dem," answered Worse and worse!"
painful to observe the licentiousness which still The Spanish Campaign, or the Jew. By prevatis in a country that has smarted so much Mis. Meeke, 3 vols. 18s.
from the diffusion of doctrines wiose tendency is Anna of Edinburgh By Mrs Bocbe to put the poignard into the hand of the assassin, vols. Jos.
and to spread every hind of inischief on the earth.
The peru al of this inemorial recalls to the memory Al Kalomer c, the Son of Magrauby ; an all the horrors of the French revolution; hut what Arabian Tale, now first translated from the
must be the feeling of the thinking mind, on being original MSS. discovered since the taking of told that a man whose crimes have been forgiven, Paris by the Allied Powers. 25. 6d.
has had the hardihood to insult the sovereigns, by A Father as he should be, or Obedience. putting into his hands a justification of his bro. By Mrs. Hofland. 4 vols. 12mo. 11. 45.
ther's murder Such, however, is the case; and, The Bachelor's Journal. By Miss Byron.
if any thing can add to the wickedness of this
monster, it is the attempt which he has made to 2 vols. 12mo. 10s 6d.
detend rebellion and regicide, by the authority of Modern Times, or the Age we live in; a
scripture! posthumous Novel. By Eliz. Helme. 3 vols, 16s. 6d.
Political Reflections on the true Interests POETRY.
of the French Nation, and on some PubliRoderick, the last of the Goths. By Ro. cations which have lately appeared. By F. bert Southey, Esq. Poet Laureat, and Mem
A. De Chateaubriand. 8vo. pp. 160. ber of the Royal Spanish Academy. 4to. pp.
The pleasure produced by an escape from the
hands of a murderous banditti, and the violence 384; and notes, pp. 137.21. 2s.
of midnight robbers, to a place of security and eleThis tragic poem, as the author designates it, is
gant entertainment is something like the satisfounded on the early part of the Spanish history,
faction which we have felt in quitting the apologist or rather on the legendary tales of the romantic
of murder and anarchy, for the society of a man of ages. The subject, however, is sufficiently rich
splendid talents and tried integrity. With unriand pathetic for the heroic muse, while the spirit
valled powers of eloquence and argument, the ai). of superstition aud chivalry with which it is neces.
thor of these reflections lays open the actual state sarily coloured, affords ample materials for the
of France and hier true interesis, as contrasted hand of genius. We cannot deny to Mr. Southey
with the misery from which she has been delithe merit of having awakened curiosity, and of
cered. Digging deep into that fertile, but unhaving enlighteneet his story by many touching in.
happy soil, M. De Chalenubriand cuts up, by an cidents and animated descriptions,
appeal to experience, and destroys, by the blaze or Classical Pastime, in a Series of Poetical
truth, the wretched delusions which have for so Enigmas, on the Planets and Zodiacal Signs. many years been employed to corrupt the prinarianne Curtis. 12mo. pp. 103. 59, ciples of the French untion, and to erdanger the
ciples of the French Dittion, We may airly titke upon us to recoinmend this peace of all other countries. This publication has book, as being a very proper present to young per. also peculiar claims to the consideration of Eng. sons, who, while they are indulging themselves in lishmen, by the luminous view which it affords of an agreeable amusement, will be stimulated by it our own constitution. But we cannot avoid ex. to exercise their minds in the acquisition of uselui pressing our surprise, that a writer so well in. knowledge.
for:ned, should have fallen into the error of supCharlemagne, ou L'Eglise Delivrée,Poēme posing that a man may, in this counrry, lawfully Epique en vingt qu tre Chants. Par Lucien bring his wife for sale into a public market. Bonaparte. 2 vols. 4to. 41. 45. ; large paper, A Moral and Political Essay on the English 71. 7s.
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New Publications, with Critical Remarks.
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lic and Private Characters. To which is An Exposé on the Dissensions of Spanish added, an Appenuix, relacive to the present America. By Wm. Walton, Esq. 8vo. 195. Political State of Norway. By Jens Wolff,
An Inquiry into the Nature of the Kingly Esq. 4to. Pp. 223 ; and Appendix, pp. 128. Office, and how far the Act of Coronation il. 16s. is an indispensible Solemnity. By T. C. These two works, descriptive of the ScandinaBanks, Esq. 8vo. 75.
vian peninsula, possess very different merits, and A Sermon never preached, but respect- yel both may be read with pleasure. The per. fully addressed to both Houses of Parlia
formance of M. Von Buch is that of a man of
science, who explores every spot with a discerning ment. 810. 25
eye and a correct judginent--who being more de. STENOGRAPHY.
sirous of knowledge thau adventure-brings toge An Introduction to Byrom's Universal
ther a variety of valuable information, by which English Short-Hand. For the Use of Schools
geography will be considerably improved, and the and private Instruction. By T. Molineux. kingdom of natural history cxtended. The trans8vo. 4th edit. 7s.6d.
Jution comes from one who is intimate with the The Short-Hand Instructor, or Stenogra leading subject, as well as with thie language in phical Copy Book. containing a series of which the narrative is given; and the notes of the Elementary Lessons, and a Variety of sclect
learned professor render the version more valus
ble than the original edition. Specimens. To which are now added two
Mr. Wolff, who is the Danish consul in London, plates. 410. 5s.
has favoured the public with a lively and elegant No less a man than Mr. Locke, thought short.
* book, containing a rapid account of his journey haud so necessary an instrument of knowledge, through Norway, and part of Sweden, to Copen. that he recommends it strongly in his elementary
hagen. The volume is inscribed to that ephemeral book an education. One cause, perhaps, why this monarchi. Christian Frederick. who for a little art has not been so adopted, is the lule notion, while contrived to fix the attention of Europe upoa that it is serviceable only to particular persons,
Norway, and, atter making many vaunting deciawhen, in fact, there is no business in which it may
rations of his heroism and zral, suddenly abannot be practised to advantage; but the partial es.
doned the throne when the Swedes passed the teen in whicin this accounplishment is held, may
frontier of a kingdom to which he had an equivo. also be attributed, in a great measure, to the
cal relation. But, though we neither can approve many perplexing books which have been ob
of the encomiums here paid to that prince, nos truded on the world, as the easiest and most ex
admire the spirit of Mr Wolff in imperiously propeditious guides to the exercise of stenograrby
nouncing judgment against the amiable and unfor Some of these we could mention in severe terms, as
tunate Caroline Malilda of Denmark, it is but having been compiled by men who knew not
justice to say that this volume affords inuch curious enough of the subject to qualify them for a right jistari
historical information, mary descriptive sketches, choice of their materials. When, therefore, the
and some biographical notices, which are attogestudent, who relies upon such helps, meets with
ther new in this country. The ornamental illusnothing but labour and disappointment, the failure
trations of the book do great credit to the tasie should be charged to lie empiricism by which he
and liberality of the author, who certainly has not has been duped, and not to any real difficulues in
consulted pecuniary advantage in this publication the art, or to his incapacity in comprehending its of his trasele principles, By following the method of Byrom, which is the only one that has the claim of sci
Alpine Sketches, comprised in a Tour entific regularity and elegant simplicity, the learner
through Parts of Holland, Flanders. France, will soon find the ample reward of his industry. Savoy, Switzerland, and Germany, during These publications of Mr. Molineux have ibe me. the Summer of 1814. By a Member of the rit of familiarizing that excellent plan for the ge- University of Oxford. 8vo. pp. 312, neral use of schools, and for the particular guid. From wis very elegant and entertaining volame, ance of those who, without the assistance of a which rises far superior to the generality of modera master, may be desirous of a literary attainment, books of travels, we are tempted to extract the which is as beneficial as it is ornainental. The in- following anecdote: troduction explains the theory of the art in a very « Among the Alps alone, are found men rustic clear and perspicuous manner, while the practice without being ferocious, civilized without being is exhibited with great beauty in the Instructor, so corrupted. Our peasants in Englanit are not to as to form together the only complete system of be coinpared with them :-there, living among them short-hand worth naming
equals, they are contented, possess an elevatod VOYAGES AND TRAVELS.
miud, are generous, and welcome strangers as Travels through Norway and Lapland, brothers. The following trait is as characteristic during the Years 1806, 1807, and 1809. as it is singular :-Franta went one evening to By Leopold Von Buch, Member of the Royal Gaspard, who was mowing his field, “ My friend," Academy of Sciences of Berlin.
said he, “ the time is come to get up this hay, you Trans
know there is a dispute about the meadow, lated from the original German by John Black, with Notes and Illustrations, chiefly
whom it belongs, you or me; to decide the mese
tion I have assembled together the appoini Mineralogical, and some Account of the judges at Saleoche, 50 come with me to-mort Author. By Robert Jamieson, F, R. S, and state your claims." " You see, Franta," *
Review of New Musical Publications,
swered Gaspard, “ that I have cut the grass ; it is, whimsical agecdotes, and characteristic descriptherefore, absolutely necessary that I should get tions of men and manners. But though these von it up to morrow; I cannot leave it." And I lunes afford manifest proofs of the liberality and cannot send away the judges, who have chosen good sense of the author, neither his long captithe day themselves; be ides, we must know to vity, rank, nor profession, could secure him from whom the meadow belongs before it is cleared." the venomous attacks of jacobinical malice : for, in They debated some time; at length, Gaspard said the last number of the Old Monthly Magazine, his to Frantz, “ Go to Salenche, tell the judges my lordship is inost scurrilously abused, in coinpany reasons as well as your own, fer claiming the with Sir Robert Wilson and Mr. Morier, because, meadow, and then I need not go nyself." So it like those gentlemen, he has exposed the tyranny was agreed-Frantx pleaded both for and against of the Ernperor Napoleon ! himself, and, to the best of his power, gave in his Letters from Albion to a Friend on the own claims as well as those of Gaspard. When
Continent; written in the Years 1810, 1811, the judges had pronounced their opinion, he re. turned to his friend, saying, “The meadow is 1812, and 1813. In 2 vols. 8vo, 14s. thine; the sentence is in thy favour, and I wish These letters are written with great vivacity, and you joy." Frantz and Gaspard ever afterwards the descriptive sketches have considerable merit; remained friends,"
but were it not for a few awkward phrases, and Narrative of a Forced Journey through some peculiarities of idiom, we should be inclined Spain and France, as a Prisoner of War in to doubt the truth of what is asserted in the prethe Years 1810 to 1814. By Major-General face-that the original correspondence was carried Lord Biayney, 2 vols. 8vo. 11. os,
on in German, without any view to publication.
Sceptical as we are on this point, and tempted to This gallant nobicman having fallen into the
think that the letters, like those of Dop Manoel hands of the French, in an unsuccessful expedition
Velasquez de Espriella, are of English inanufacagainst Malaga, was couveyed from one part of Spain to another, and lastly sent under an escort
ture, still we must acknowledge that the perusal
of the present volumes has afforded us considerto France, where he suffered many indignities, and experienced several remarkable adventures, the
able pleasure, unmixed with any of that disgust
which was excited by the splenetic retnarks, aud relation of which cannot fail to amuse the reader. The narra:ive is written in a style of pleasantry,
grozs misrepresentations, of the pretended Spa.
piard. and rendered peculiarly agreeable by a number of
REVIEW OF NEW MUSICAL PUBLICATIONS. The Return of the Troops; a Grand and uncommou effect. The triumphal march of March ; for Two Performers on one Piano. Napoleon into Moscow, on the air of Marlborough, forte. Composed by Ferd. Ries. Clementi exhibits traits of the sublime and beautiful. At and Co. 3s.
page 6 the conflagration begins, in the minor key
of D, in the middle of wbich is brought in (rathor The troops, no doubt, set out on their return in
awkwardly) the air of "God save the King!" Yet the midst of disorder and discord dire, when Bel.
it is just as appropriate here as in the Battle of lona had let loose the dogs of war, and, finding
Prague." When this joyous air is finished, we but little harmony in the scene, began to fiddle
return again to the conflagration, in the aforesaid away as fast as possible, and that was the reason Mr. Kies had not time to prepare the discord at
mournful key. Then cornes the lamentation of the
conquered, to the air “ Allons, enfans ;" which is the beginning of the piece; but why he placed the
followed by the flight of these precious infants said discord so remote from the key-note, and
through all the half-tones of the scale. The conentirely out of the natural harmony of the scale, is beyond our comprehension. After stumbling thus
cluding morement, expressive of the joy of the
conquerors, on a Russian dance with variations, at the threshold, it is but justice to say that his
combines every thing of harmony and melody that march displays a bold and masterly outline, and
the ear can conceive, or the hand execute. It is possesses high claims to originality. The trio, we
with reluctance we quit this charming piece, which, observe, is in four parts; yet this misnomer is not imputable to Mr. R.; for it is usual to call the
while good taste and scientific skill prevail, must
retain the highest rank in the scale of musical lesser or second subject of a march or minuet the trio, from the custom in ancient mosic in which
celebrity. there were but few wind instruments) of intro Overture to the New Farce, called Fair ducing after a ininuet, a second movement in the Cheating, or the Wise Ones Outwitted, as same measure, which was generally performed
t the Thea by two hautboys and a bassoon, and thence ob
Composed by John Parry. Bland and Weltained the game of trio. (See Bach's Overture to
ler, 2s, Orione, &c.) We by no means wish to discourage
This gay and pleasing overture is already beMr. R. by any thing we have said; for we repeat
come a favourite, and part of it has furnished in. it, that his march contains proofs of uncommon talent.
citement to the light fantastic toe, by being played
with admirable effect to those who dance in many The Conflagration of Moscow; Grand
a mazy round. Some of the modulations are rather Fantasia, for the Piano-forte. Composed,
abrupt, and the frequent change of key seems un. and dedicated to the Russian Nation, by D. necessary; but the rapidity of the execution may Steibelt. Clementi and Co. 5s.
cover that detect; nor should we have noticed it, We are glad to find that Mr. Steibett has not had we not been highly gratified with the effect forgotten his old friends in England. The intro- of the whole. The haste with which theatrical duvione displays a wonderful variety of modula- music is generally got up, will sufficiently apolo. tions; the chord of the diminished seventh is gize for any inadvertency; and we have reason to brought in, in various forms, and produces a novel know that Mr. Parry is one of the quickest and 532
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most useful composers the theatre can boast. The songs, by the salue composer, “If it were deein'd i sin to love"-" Dennis O Larry"- Wilt thou forget ine?" display a taste in the ballad style ex. celled by few.
Vive Henri Quatro, the celebrated National French Air: with an Introduction. and Eighi Vanations, for the Piano-forte. ty Frederic Kalkbrenner. Clementiand Co, 4s.
Mr. K has done as mush for this air as the dry ness of the themna would permit. Much variety is to be found in the introduction, and the variations display more skill and contrivance than could be expected from such indifferent materials. Yet this air, so repulsive to an Luglich ear, the French are said to admire with entusiasm! It seems far in. ferior to the German "Vive l'Empereur," or our * God save the King." IIowever, such as it is, Mr. K. has made the most of it, and evinced å
knowledge of modulation, which leads us to hope he will try his haud on some more fertile subjeet.
A Duet Concertante, for the Harp and Piano-foste, in which are introduced Thret favourite Irish Melodies, viz. Erin go bragh, Graniachree, and The Bard's Bequest, or the Legacy. Coniposed by .. B. Challoner. 45. Clementi and Co.
The harmony produced by the harp and tiando forte is fur more pleasing than any thing that sa be obtained by two performers op one piano-torte, provided the genius of the different iusu amcals bc consulted The judicious choice of the Irisa melodies by Mr. Challover for tbis surrose, und the transitions « from grave to pay, from livels to severe," give the wholo by contrast, the less po sible effect The marking the charge of pedals in thic harp part is a urry useful practare, la o hope to see generally adopied, for the counc urna of lady performers.
DRAMATIC REGISTER. COVENT-GARDEN.-Dec. 6, a new pe- his compensation by an addition to his tils piece was produced at this theatre, titles and fortune. Miss Toote was the called The King and the Duke. We heroine, and looked pretty and childisli; understand it to be from the French, Jones, the monarch; and Abbot, the and the plot is certainly neater and more duke. The entire was well performed, destrous than the fabrication of our and received with applause, customary writers. A king of Poland, Dec. 14, a most croweled audience travelling under the disguise of an hus- assembled to witness the representation sar officer, falls in love with the daugh- of The Gamester. The character of ter of an old diplomatic baron, at wlose Mrs. Beverley was for the first time pere castle he has been entertained. The formed by Miss O'Neill, and in a malDuke of Cales, a Pele, has at the same ner that we have no doubt wi!l insure 145 time made pretensions to the lady, and frequent repetition. The talents already his suit is naturally accepted by the displayed by this lady, naturally lead 1 father, even before his arrival from the the expectation that Mrs. Beverley would army. By finding a handkerchief with meet in her with an able and effective marks applicable to the duke, the baron representative, and in no respect was believes he has detected this noble suitor that expectation disappointed. This, under the hussar's disguise. The king indeed, is by no means adequate praise. favours the deception from its advan- The character, with all its difficulties, tages to his courtsbip; but the real duke was supported throughout with a consuddenly appears with the baron's son. ception, a feeling, and a pathos, that They discover the monarch, and, fearful rivetted the attention of the audience, of thwarting a royal purpose, conceive and repeatedly drew from them the the enterprising idea of an exchange of loudest applause. Miss O'Neill entered titles; and, as the king bas usurped tne completely into the spiuit of the part, duke, giving the duke the homage of the and acted up to every idea that can be king. The royal feelings are at first formed of it by the most judicious Cri struck with surprise and indignation, but tics. In one or two instances she mig!! further thought subdues them, and the be thought to fail in chergy; lut in all fictitious duke bow's the knee before the the pathetic part of the character real. The embarrassment of the old all of it that interests or affects-the politician, confused by those puzzling feelings of the audience mere entirely alterations the perpetual change of his with her, and gave a testimony, not to opinions on the merit of the candidates be mistaken, of her excellence as an -and the courtierly suppleness with actress. Her scene with Siukes, where which he slides from his promise to his he endeavours to seduce her affections, wish-are happily imagined. The daugh- was admirably managed; nor could there ter's constancy, however, triumplis over be a better test of her talents than the the father's vacillation; the king, loved manner in which she repelled his ad as the colonel, and accepted as the duke, vances, and his calumnies upon her aus retains his original place in her affec- sent husband. In the concluding scene tions; and the Duke of Cales receives she was equally great; vor could wey