might take with bim his pass from the Guards. || companion down with a stick, and, at that in. Cheeking himself, however, he immediately added, stant, he says, “the devil tempted liim to finish “ But of what use is the pass to me; I shall soon her," which he accordingly did with a stoue. pass into another world; wherr, o, horror! I bave sent a fellow-creature before me.” The

BIRTIS. pass was, of course, given to the upheppy man.

Ann Oliver, the wife of a poor wearer, at When the party arrived within a short distance Satelwell's-rents, London, has been delivered of the fatal spot, on their way to town' with the

of three children, two girls and a boy, which are

living. prisoner, he raised his head, which had before Mrs. Southall, the wife of a working shoe. bung down upon his breast, and looked towards maker, residing in Mansion-house-row, Ken

nington-lane, has been safely delivered of three the beavens. He then appeared to be greatly tine boys, all of whom are likely to do well. agitated. On arriving at the gate, still stained

These make four childreu born within eleven

months. with the blood of his victim, he turned his head

At Kirkham-gate, Yorkshire, the wife of a poor towards it, but instantly drew it back, with ap- collier, of three tine boys, who, with their mother,

are likely to do well. parent borror. It sink again upon his bosom,

Within the English-gate, Carlisle, the chere and he never afterwards looked up until he ar amie of an Irishman, of three sons, still-born. rived at the prison. In the evening he sent for a | labouring-man, named Patrick Minaham.

At Limerick, of three daughters, the wife of a clergyman, wbo remained with him a consider

MARRIED. able time. He is about thirty years of age. -Kennagh was, as described, a private in the

At Linton, near Skipton, Mr. Thomas Gill, of

Bradley, to Miss Fanny Hindley, of GrassingColdstream Guards. He is by trade a mason, and ton; and Mr. William Edderton, of Grassing. had been employed, during the summer, on the

tou, having a licence in lis pocket, borrowed the

bride's ring, and there and then married Miss repairs of Carlton House, by which he had been

Mary Hindley, cousin to the said bride. enabled to save a little money; and, having pro

DIED cured a pass from the regiment, he set out from London to Bristol, whence he sailed for Cork,

The Lady of Sir Joseph York, at bis house at

the Admiralty: with the intention of spending it among his

On the oth Jan. at Hedon, aged 97, Miss friends in the county of Tipperary. Unbappily | Ellis ; on the 15th, aged 16, Bliss Sarah Ellis;

Martha Ellis ; on the 19th, aged 14; Mr. John for both, as he says, the upfortunate victim of his on the 31st, aged 25, five days after the death of violence was a passenger in the same vessel, the

her infant ebild, Mrs. Ann Dearing, wife of Mr.

John Dearing, sister to the above, and daugh. Greyhound. He was never married, nor had ever ter of Mr. Matthew Ellis; and on the 3d of seen the deceased until he went on board the February, the said Mr. Ellis kimself-being six packet. There, however, a criminal connec

persons out of one family in less than one month.

So affecting an instance of mortality has scarcely tion took place between them; and, on their ever come to our knowledge. landing at Cork, sbe informed him that a small Buckden, Hunts.-On his death-bed, he is said

Lately, aged 32, Mr. Melton, of Gamshall pear property had been left her by her father iu the || to have expressed a wish that a favourite daugh. North, and that if he would desert and go with

ter, abont seyen years of age, should enter eter

nity with him. Although then apparently well, her, he should have it. To this, he says, be un awful to relate, the day after her father's decease, fortunately, though reluctantly, consented; and she breathed ber last !-- They were both interred

at the same time, in one gravc. this design brought bim towards Waterford, in

Lately, at Lynn, Mr. Lym, taylor.--His death stead of pursuing his original ronte. His con

was occasioned by smoaking a pipe...Some per.

sons in company, for a joke, put some gun-powder science, bowever, frequently accused him for de

in the tobacco be was using ; it of course exserting. He was unhappy all the way from Clon- | ploded, and caused the fragment of the tobacco nel to the fatal spot, where, in consequence, of

pipe to enter the roof of his mouth. Instnať

death ensued! He has left thirteen children to altercation on the subject, he knocked bis ! lament bis loss.

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ģc. of different Countries. RACTERS.

Hungary (Continued) Miss Smitb

Extract from Mrs. Green's New Novel of 115 “ Gooi Men of Modern Dale,"


Memoirs of the late Astronomer, Lalande 146 ORIGINAL COMMUNICATIONS. New system of Botany, with practical Hymenæa in search of a Husband ...... 117

illustrations of the “ Philosophy of Flora,” &c. &c.--The Jasmine...

149 Zara; or the Adventures of an English Wife ...,

FINE ARTS. Mr. Horne Tooke

124 Singular and interesting Narrative ..


Francois de Moncade ; by Van Dyk. 151 Letters on Mythology; translated from the

A Lady with her Daughter; by Van Dyk 152 French of Demoustier

129 Oakwood House; including a description

FUGITIVE POETRY. of the Lakes and adjacent country in

Lines to Mary....

153 Westmoreland.....

Reflections in a Church-yard.

ib. News from the Comet

The Sweets of Life

ib. Voyages and Travels in Sardinia, Sicily, and Anacreon on bimself.

154 Malta. By J. Galt. The Maniac

ib. Gibraltar

Translation of a Fragment of Lucien Sardinia


Bonaparte's Poem entitled Charlemagne ib. Syracuse ib Hope

155 Malia 140 The Heroine of Saragoza

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