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List of Siallicns to Cover this season.
329 noiffeur; they are none of your manner finely characteristic, which impaflionate 1peakers, who regard
attracted reiterated applaufe deferv. emphasis, &c.- no, they are elo. edly. In the first scene, where he quently expressive by Orugs, and is discovered with a newfpaper in nods, and winks, though they bave his hand, he apparently read a pa. a ijtile defect in pronunciation, ragraph lamenting the arbitrary having tongues unfortunately too power in theatrical managers at the big for their mouths, that every
Weft end of the town, monopolizing word seems (as it were) entangled entertainments, and their profits in between the tongue and teeth, and that quarter; the hint was imme. so strangled in its birth-Will diately taken by the audience, and nobody bid ?-then I must keep greatly applauded. them a little longer upon my hands Gradus, Granger, Sandford, they may improve !
Miss Doyley, and Charlotte, were Lot 2. King, Duke of Athens, performed in a manner which reCharney, Marianna. This is a loi Hects no fmall degree of reputation I cannot say 100 much on, as the on each respectively: on the whole, foriner seems to follow too much the the farce was got up and performed manner of established players, in superior to what I have ever wit. discriminating between pallion and neiled by novices in the drama. tameness, and representing the Charlotte fung, “ At the dead of character's drawn by the poet, di the night," in a style delicately vesting themselves of their homely plaintive, and sweetly harmonious; harits; in mort, if you like them The received repeated plaudits at as they are, speak quickly Go. the end of each verre. ing--goinggone!
Having made these few cursory Lot 3. Arnold and Ribemont. observations on private playing,&c. This is but a small lottet not let me adivise the stage:ftruck youths, contemptible; in fhort, they are previously to sporting their figures berwveen the two former lets in re before a large audience, to look in gard to merir.
the mirror of reason, and see if they Fair reader, think noi that par. have any particular aukward habits, tiality, or prejudice, has guided my provincial pronunciation, or oratori, pen. When folly and ignorance dar 'cal impediment ; if they have any, ingly intrudes, and imprudently or all of these, (as I have olteu assumes the form of wisdom, 'tis seen) fudy to correct them, I be, Jatire's talk to lath the impostor, or fecch jou, before you sudy a part. hold up the mirror of truth that the
LITTLE B. ignoramus may see himself and bluth.
It would be almost unpardonable to conclude, without noticing the farce, or at least the performers in
Liss of STALLIONS to Cover this the farce, which io a great degree
Seafon. recompenced the audience for what
(Continued from page 145.) they had suffered in their feelings for the tragedization of Edward the
Clementis Black Prince. The character of
Hill Top, near
Winston Old Doyley was performed with Bridge, twelve miles from Richnice discrimination; the agitated mond, and three from Staindrop.' workings of rapture, upon finding Blood marts, 2 guineas and gs. Granger poll'ess the greatest portion country mares, one guinea and balf of knowledge, was displayed in a à crown.
Antient Times, -No Game Laws: Stride, at Catterick, at five gui but a little further back, to the neas and a crowneach.
days of Anna Bullen, the contrast Tickle Toby will cover eighty seems to present the greatest possible mares only this season, at Hution burlesque. In that time, very few Hall, near Berwick upon Tweed;
ladies went to court. thorough bred mares at three gui- officers of state left their spouses at neas each, and common mares at their magnificent mansions in the one guinea and a half, and half a country, to entertain their sporting crown to the groom.
neighbours. Good madam was then Hercules, at one guinea each delighted to have a snug country mare, and half a crown the groom; dance in her parlour with the the money to be paid at the time 'fquire's wife, the parson of the of covering. He will be at Mor parilh, perhaps the butler, and a peth, on Wednesday, the 6th of couple of chairs to make up the April; at Hexhain, on Tuesday,
fet. She role at five o'clock to see the 12th; and through the reason
breakfast served in the great hall, he will be every Saturday at Wal which was then a principal meal. ker's, the Black Bull Inn, High Master, mistress, and servants, ali bridge, Newcastle; and the rest of feafted in the same room, not omii. the week at Stella.
ting to tell their dreams of the Saxe Cobourg, (if not disposed of) night. The men, after breakfast, at a guinea a mare, (groom exclud. went to the cellar to drink, the lady ed) at the following places, viz, to'her poultry and dairy, and the Newcastle, Sunderland, and Hex young ladies to their usual occupaham, on their respective weekly tions of making their clothes and market days.
flockings—weaving and knitting Cimet, at Raby Castle, in the not being then known. At twelve. county of Durham, (13 miles from
they dined in a room neatly strewed Darlington, and 18 miles from with ruches, and supped at fix, Catterick,) at five guineas, and which was their greatest entertainhalf a guinea to the groom, for all ment. With this inode of life, blood mares; and three guineas, compare that of a modern lady of and a crown the groom, for half fashion ! bred, or country mares.
Dart, at Raby Castle, at three guineas and a crown the groom. Enchanter, at GibGde. Blood
* We have heard. of many Alomares at two guineas, and country ciations for the preservation of mares at one guinea each, and two the Game, but never, till now, of fhillings and lixpence the groom. one for the destruction of it. He will be at Mr. Thomas Smith's, a late provincial paper is the fol. Half-moon Inn, Gateshead, every lowing advertisement, which is too Saturday during the season.
curious to be omitted, or
NO GAME LAWS.
Liberty of the Subject.
make a comparison between the ladies of the present day, and those who lived a century ago. If we go
gentlemen associated for the liberty of the subject,
Hare in View On the Bite of a Mad Dog. 331 " Resolved, That the exertions
HARE in View. hitherto made for the preservation of the liberty of the subject, relative | THE ability which our artist has
to conspicuously displayed in to the game laws, have hitherto
the execution of this, our fourth been attended with good effect.
etching on the subject of hare-hunt• Resolved, That it is necessary ing, will, we prefume, not only that those exertions should be fur serve as a further proof of our grather continued.
titude for the very liberal encou" Resolved, That the public ad
ragement we have ever received vertisemeni issued some time since
from our numerous and respectable by this society, respecting the game
subscribers, but also insure to us affociation at Caltle Hill, had the their future patronage. defired effect.
“ Resolved, That this society do jecommend all farmers (for the re
Extract from “
an Essay on the curity of their property) to restroy as soon as hatched and littered, all
Bite of a Mad Dog, by Daniel the young pheasants, partridges,
Peter Layard, M. D. Member of and hares, which they may find on
the Royal College of Physicians, heis land.
and of the Royal Society, in Lou.
don." 66 Resolved, That the encouragement given to the breed of foxes, in this county, is founded on injur HERE is not a more dread. tice, and that this society hopes 'every farmer will use his belt endea. man nature, than that which we vours to extirpare (as their forefa are liable to from the bice of a mad thers did the wolves) this cursed dog. The symptoms of it are terrace of vermin out of the country. rible, the consequences are gene
• Resolved, That the thanks of rally fatal, and the core hitherto this society be given to Mr. Cur uncertain. The reflection on fuch wen, M. P. for his late exertions in an unhappy fituation, which inftantthe House of Commons to procure Ty occurs to a person bitten, dispoan abolition of the present game les him to hearken, with implicit laws.
fubmission, to the opinion and adResolved, That another meet. vice of every one in whom he has ing be held, &c. &c.
the least confidence. The boasted “ Signed,
remedies of the ancients, or empi
ricle jumbles of later times, are “ J. Giffard, Secretary." applied in vain, the poison gains . King's Head, Sheffield,
ground, and the patient seeing himFeb. 11, 1796.
self disappointed, begins to doubt of the possibility of bis being faved,
and adds to the fury of the disease We profess no opinion on this by his defpondency and despair; subject; but gentlemen who would till at last the aggravated symptoms sooner forgive the murderer of a relieve him from misery by a welfellow creature, than the man who come death; or, which was the unlawfully kills a hare, will confi. custo:n not a century pait, the under the above alsociation as fortunate person was, contrary to abomination to the Lord”f thie all rules of humanity, deprived of Manor.
life by being smothered between tuo feather beds.