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Drury-Lane, have produced nothing this is delected by the viceroy himself, and month to call for observations, Fazio pot daring, on account of her 'fears for and the Bryde of Abydos having been her child, to avow her real motive, she repealed every evening, with the ex is convicted, on the strength of sume ception of the Oratorios, with increased dubious expressions she was overbeard erfect to crowded audiences. The Ora. to utler, of a design to poisou the vicetorios, the one under the direction of queen, and is condeinned to the fames. Sir George Smart, and the other under It hapeus fortunately, however, that that of Mr. Ashley, have been honoured Picquillo (Lision), a young Spaniard, with the most distinguished approba has in the mean time discovered the tion.
secret, and communicating il to the chief The principal attractions at Co physician, Dr. Bonoro (Fawcelt), the reot-Garden have been, Mr. Bra viec-queen is restored to health, and ham, Miss Corri, Miss Stephens, Mr. Zami, with her husband Mircan, who Thorne, and Mr. Yardley. This was had resolved to share ber fate, is saved, the first appearance of the latter gen. after the pile had been kindled, by an tleman, and the second of the prece:ling act of grace, on account of her mistress's one. The sweetness, taste, and expres. recovery. The interest excited by the sion, with which Miss Curri gave the piece is compartively trißing, nor do we celebrated “ Angels ever bright and think it by any means as good as any of fair,” were exquisite. The uew duelto, the author's other productions. The for the first time, performed by Mr. incidents, as may be seen, are few, and Brahain and Miss Slephens, did not give one so absurd as to excite merited disthe degree of satisfaction which was, approbation. We allude to Chinchilla's expected. Miss Frith, Miss George, (Mrs. Garrick) project for l'icquillo's Mr. Thorne, and Mr. Yardley, exbibited escape. The music, with a single extalents, certainly far beyond the sphere ception, is the composition of Bisbop of mediocrity-Miss Frith, indeed, pro and Braham, and possesses considerable inises to rank amongst some of the first merit. The airs or single songs, in geam rate singers. Mr. Braham was accom. nerat, forin the least successful part; panied in a song by Mr. Lindley upon they are not remarkable either for uriihe violoncello, which was luudly ap ginality or distinctness of character, and plauded. The admirable selection gave, some passages in them are obvious plaupon the whole, great satisfactiva. giarisins from well-known subjects. The
FEB. 21. - 'This evening the new conccrted pieces are very good; we' Opera, which has been long in prepara particularly adınired the opening trio, tion, was produced with the title of the septettu in the 2d act, and the Zuma; or, the Tree of Flealth. The chorus in thc 3d, “ Dangnier of error, scene is placed at Lima, aod the period heur.” The introductory slow moveis about the middle of the 17th century. Incot of the overture also deserves non Zumu (Miss Stephenson), a Peruvian tice, as the evident work of a musician lads, the wife of Mirvan (Braham), an of taste and experience. The exception Indiao chief, being one of the attend above alluded io, is the celebrated Mar.' auts on the vice-qucon (Miss Foute), seillois Hymn, " dux armes mes citoand known to be greatly attached to yens," so popular during the first years ber, is suspected by her countrymen, of the French revolution, and whicha who, detesting thic Spaniards, would produced in ils day a greater sensation keep the secret from them, of an inlen- than any other. The words to which it tion to reveal the properties of the was applied on Saturday night, are a bark, which appears to be the oolyparody on the original ones, aid, admeans left fur restoring the health of inilling au application to some lale wpher inistress. To secure her fidelity, popular ministerial acts, raiscú a coogie her child is deposited as a hostage, and derable lumult in the house. It was ils life is to be the forfeit of the mo sung by Brabans. On the whole we ther's treachery. Distracted between anticipated a favourable result of ico ber desire to save the vice-queen, and success, as the music is pretty. "The the terrors of maternal love, she re scenery is beautiful, and the dialogue solsen, at the suggestiou of ber bus replete with point, though, ou a better baod, to iofuse secretly the healing por. fuminatina, it wight have pruduced beition juto the accustomed driak of the ier effects, sick lady, so the act of duing this sac
1818. Jan. 26. Point of Honour-Bombastes Furioso.
7. Gay Mannering-Harlequin Gulliver. Harlequin Gulliver.
9. Fazio-Ditto. 27. Guy Mannering-Ditto.
10. Guy Mannering-Ilustrious Travel.c. 28. She Stoops to Conquer-Ditto.
11. No Performance. 29. Point of Honour - Three Miles froin Pa.
12. Fazio-Harlequin Gulliver. ris-Harlequin Gulliver.
13. Oratorio so. No Performance,
14. Guy Mannering-Illustrious Travelber. 31. Guy Mannering-Harlequin Gulliver.
16. Fazio-Harlequin Gulliver. Feb. 2. Point of Honour-Bombastes Furioso
17. Point of Honour-Illustrious Traveller, Harlequin Gulliver.
18. No Performance, 3. Artaxerxes - The Illustrious Traveller
19. Fazio-Harlequin Galliver. Harlequin Gulliver.
20. Oratorio. 4. --Oratorio.
21. Zuma-Illustrious Traveller. 5. Fazio- Illustri ous Traveller.
23. Fazio-Harlequin Gulliver. 6. Oratorio.
THE SURREY THEATRE. FEB. 2.-“ Fazio, or the Italian some clue to his fate. He here meets Wife."- It is one of the proudest com with bis royal mother-an explanation pliments which could be paid to Mr. ensues—the villaioy of Emerie recoils Dipin's management of this concern, upon himself, and he falls by the hand that the tragedy of Fazio, now so popu of Lord Cossimer, Kinprili's son. . The Jar at Bath, and from its very superior rightful sovereigns of Illyria are cast of characters, promising to be so po slored~vice meets its punishment, aod pular in London, was originally brought virtue its reward, out as an acling piece at the Surrey From this slight sketch, it will be evi. Theatre, and from its first performance, dent, that the piece is more than osisbas continued to attract crowded houses, aily interesting, and from the excellent and to elicit undiminished applause. It acling of the priucipal characters, it rewas this evening re-produced, and the ceived every assisiance that could add, principal characters sustained by Miss to its effect. . Between the first and Tayler, and Mr. Huotley, with their second acts, an Address somewhat.oa usual excellence.
the plan of Shakspeare's Chorus, is ad. Fes. 9. – Noureuulé encore ! - Mr. mirably recited by Miss R. Adcock in Coleridge's Dramatic Poem of Znpolyn the character of Ariel, and concludes has furnished the Surrey Theatre with with the favourite air of " Where the a splendid Melo-Drama, entitled “ The Bee sucks"-Il principally alludes to War Wolf.” It consists in the successful the lapse of 20 years in the interval of altempts of Emeric to secore in hisoen the two acts, and contains much point person the sovereignty of Illyria, by and humour. We have only to add that deposing the Queen Zapolya and ber in this piece, Mrs. T. Dibdin made her infant son, who with Kinprili, a lord of first appearavce this season, and was re, the court, only escape the vengeance of ceived with loud and merited applause, the usurper by secret fight. lo the and that the scenery, always good, was forest to which they fee for shelter, the upon this occasion superior to aoy we Queen entrusts the infant Prince to a have lately witnessed. peasant, and seeks refuge in a cavero. Feb. 16.- Tom Jones" still retaias Twenty years are now supposed to have its popularity, and in fact seeins lo inelapsed before the curtain again rises prove on repetition. In our original and discovers all the characters as they notice of this Burletla we omitted to were left, with only the changes which announce the debut of Miss Jonas from lime bas wrought in their various ages. Windsor in the character of Sophius Zapolia and Kinprili still inhabit the
Western. This young Lady appears to cave, which, from the terrific sounds possess much musical talent, and has that occasionally issue from it, is deemed since appeared in one or two other parts the residence of a War Wolf. The' to much advantage. The Algerine specyoung Prince, hitherto brought up as a tacle revived this evening, has lost gone Mountaineer, is now informed of the of ite attractions by laying on the shelf mystery attaching to his birth, and since last summer. searches the forest to gain, if possible,
House Warming-Zapolya; or, the
War Wolf-Tom Jones.
16 10 21.
Her hall with massy treasures stor's,
A steadfast, broad, and rev'rend pile,
Rich with a hundred ages' toil:
There cluster'd oaks, its columns proud,
Stood like a rude but loyal croud,
Supporters of the one-arch'd roof
And wreath'd around those columos hong,
And bandes hewn in deathful fight.
"Their faded honours iwin'd:
Above, in sov'reign pomp unrolla,
The Red Cross banoer's starry fold
Wav'd in the western wind,
Which crept thro' windows bla zon'd bigla
Witb pomp of gorgeous heraldry,
Shone in a rich but fading blaze.
Firm in the mid-t the stone of Pow's
Rose like the bulwark of the tow'r
" When Albine is the victor's bride ?
He deck'd his dark cheed with the glow
The fair damesmil'd with beanty's pride-
Give to thy faithful seryant ear-
Where stern amaze agd anger blaz'd-
Cau Albine's woe or weal create ?
Sways him who rules the Beacon Tow'r ?
Unheard, unseen, the hermit-boy
Pursues his Jark and savage joy!
Beneath yon chapel's ruin d' wall
Eise wherefore from their mould'ring bed
Wakes he the spirits of the dead?
Once Platn's gold her coflers lind, called a Parlement, and could raise spi. And pilgrims frora the farthest till rits," - Old Romaunt.
Their treasures :?! hcr fcet resisau Europ. Mag. l'ol. LXX!!!. rev. 1918.
In piles of woven gold?
And spreads his venom'd fold.”
On youth's enamell'd brow !
Yet scorn a victor's vow?
While A bine's self is there!"
First let the pilot ask in vain
of the main ?"
While on its spiral point supreme
Whence come the lonely feel that tread
Around him from their dark repose
**INSCRIPTION The Future's awful shadows 'rose, Imperial on bis porple throne
For the Tomb erected to ihe Memory of the The mighty Wizard sat alone;
MARQUIS OF ANGLESEA's Leg, deposited And 'twas a pageant strange to view, at WATERLOO. When banners streak'd with ev'ry hue, By cróuds of trembling vassals spread,
ERE rests, -and let no saucy knave Wide as a rainbow, arcb'd his head.
Presume to sneer or langh, Beneath his feet, a footstool proud!
To learn that monldering in this grave St. Jago's warworn helmet bow'd,
Is laid a- British Calf! · And that fam'd shield, in slumber lost, With tow'ss of blazing gold emboss'd,
For he who writes these lines, is sure,
That those who read the whole,
For here too, lies-a Sole !
Of him whose thought was fate. And here, --- five little ones repose,'
Twin born, with other five;
· Who all are now alive.
A leg and foot, - to speak more plain, An empire's secret groans, his dirge ! Rest here, of one commanding ; The vision changes and a throng
Who though his wits he may retain, Of bridal minstrels float along:
Lost-half his underslanding!
Could only in this way be brought,
Like sunbeams pour'd on Alpine snow, As in the battle brave; * The noblest of her noble race
Goes to the Rout, Review, or Play,
With-one foot in the Grave !
Fortune in vain has shewn her spite,
For he will still be found, Stand knights and chiefs of ev'ry clime:
Should England's sons engage in fight, But from ber brow the myrtle leaf
Resolved to stand his ground.
But Fortune's pardon I must beg,
She wish'd not to disarm; That empires paus'd to gaze upon ;
And when she-lopped the Hero's Legend
See did not seek his harm.
And but indulged a harmless whim,
Sjuce he could walk with one; Its place in nobler spheres has won,
She saw-Treo legs were lost on him,
Who never deign'd to run !
JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE IMPÉRIAL PARLIAMENT OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND.
*** Days omitted, no Business of Importance.
HOUSE OF LORDS. WESDAY, Jan. 27, 1818.-The House moreland, and the Duke of Montrose, en.
t met this day for the despatch of busi- tered the House as Lords Commissioners, ness.“. Shortly after three o'clock, the Lord and the House of Commons, attended by Chancellor, the Archbishop of Canterbury, their Speaker, appeared at the Bar: his the Earl of Harrowby, the Earl of West Lordship then read the speech: