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The properties of carriages are allow him to be .circumvented, feldom sufficiently understood by by giving encouragement to others those who occupy them: and yet copying his plan. nothing is more effential for gentlemen who keep a carriage to know, than the various principles THEATRICAL REGISTER. on which they may be built to fuit their convenience, whereby with ease and certainty they may construct a carriage for themselves

COVENT-GARDEN, Sept. 26. suitable to their wish. We have THE Chapter of Accidents to lament, the impoflibility of was last night performed, laying before our readers a full for the purpose of introducing description of all the plates con Mr. and Mrs. Knight, from the tained in the above treatise Theatre-Royal, Bath, in the cha: carriages and harness, which racters of Jacob and Bridget : and would convey much useful infor. we are happy to congratulate the mation to our readers who are

manager on the success of his interested that way, as there are endeavours to gratify the public fifty-three plates representing the taste, by bringing forward acquisections, and copies of every kind Gtions so considerable to bis of carriage in use ; fold, in two

company. volumes octavo, bound, gilt, and Mr. Knight is, what we have lettered, for il.75. by the author, long looked for in vain in the No. 36, Leather-Lane, Holborn, l'ine which he has taken-an aca who executes orders conformable tor, having nature for his model, to the prices he has published: divested of that common place he receives and gives information buffoonery and grimace, from of carriages wanted, or intended which the discerning miod, alfor sale, and also fuperintends the though it may enjoy a temporary care of carriages while in use, for spark of merriment, can acquire a very small consideration. To no real or substantial entertainour sporting friends, we do not ment. His action is at once irknow a more useful work that refiftibly comic and chase ; his we could recommend.

voice well adapted to the stage, It seems to have been the in- and his figure very good. tention of the author of the Mrs. Knight's person is comely, Treatife, to establish at his own not fo tall as her Gister, and her house, a convenient plan for the features bear some resemblance ready purchase or disposal of all to that diftinguished ornament of sorts of carriages and horses, by the drama. Her action is easy way of register. The apparent and sprightly, and her voice, advantages to be derived from though not very full, is pleasing this plan, has induced others to and melodious. On the whole, attempt the same; the evil con. The possesses qualifications suffi. sequences of which will be, that, cient to render her useful and dividing the communication, the respectable, but not to rank her public can derive no advantage, with a Jordan. and might as readily apply them They were both received in selves at the various places of the most flattering manner, and fate, as at the various registers universal plaudits accompanied that may be established, if they them throughout.

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Theatrical Register. The pleasant opera of Love in Her perfon is rather petite, hut a Village introduced Mrs. Serris, agreeable; and her face, in spite for the first time on any stage, in of her teeth, very handloine. the character of Rosetta. On fuch an occasion, a per

NEW ROMEO. former has many claims on the A young gentleman of the indulgence of a critic; but, in name of Toms, has lately at. the present case, the lady came tempted the above arduous chaforward with a degree of undaunracter, and fell into the usual ted courage, which betpoke that error, that of fubftituting the she stood in need of none on the whining for the enthufiaftic lover. score of diffidence. Indeed, had in the stronger partages of the we not been told otherwise by the play, be had recourse to a kind of bills, we mould have supposed miseellaneous invitation of ber experienced scholar, what we had feen before, but brought up under an injudicious with little effect. The person, masterwe mean as to her action, and some of the tones of Mr. which, we doubt not, a little at- | Tom's voice are, however, not tention will ro improve, as to bad, and he appears to pofTefs render her highly respectable, rome knowledge of stage bu6ness, even as a performer. By the way, which may render him, in due we would wish to persuade her time, an useful fecond. not to habituate herself to those He is direct from Weymouth, sudden and frequent inclinations having played, we believe, here: of her person, which characotofore, in yet more obscure proterised her throughout, giving to vincial companies. her action more the appearance of indifcreat levity than easy ele

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A young lady, whose naine is As a finger, we are happy to Mansell, made her first appearcongratulate her on the success ance on any stage last night. In of her first public effay, and the the character of Sophia, in the manager on an acquisition so re Road to Ruin. We do not recol. fpectable to the vocal department lect ever to have been present of his company.

Her voice is where fo young and inexperienced musical and sweet, but not very a performer played with equal full, and experience may improve spirit, understanding, and effect. its power, which although not Her perfonis han some, her wanting in ability, are in some manner highly plealing, and her particulars not sufficiently ex delivery (especially in her two tensive for the magnitude of the first scenes) was audible and cor. theatre. Most of her songs were reat. With such a figurt, added executed in a high style of musical to the presence of mind and good excellence, some were encored, and sense me discovered on her first the whole were such as to call appearance, there is every reason forth universal and reiterated to expect she will be a valuable burfts of applause. As a speaker, acquisition to this theatre. the is not so happy ; in her conversation there is too great a pre Mrs. Jordan has returned to cipitancy, and a want of articu. the exercise of her duty, which lation ; which, however, time family misfortune has for some may in some measure correct. time suspended.

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ANATOMICAL PLATES, tied in a rag. The antimony in (Con:inued from Page 296, Vol. particular will be very proper

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in the head, neck, or other parts ALTS and ftyptic medicines of the body.

must be forborne, for they Rowels may be serviceable for will do more harm than good. a time, in drawing off the offendo Ioistead of the laxative ball, he ing humour, but unless the blood may take two balls of quick filver is cleansed by the above methort, killed with a sufficient quantity the disease will return when they of turpentine, and mixed with

are dried up. half an ounce of succotrine aloes, I know not how a rụnning eye and the fame quantity of gun which is properly a lippitude, guaiacum, made into a ball with comes by the name of moon. common treacle. He may take blind, for this is more truly a it every other day, for five or lix dispolition to a cateract, in which times, uoless it makes him dung the eye is

Dout up or too much, which it feldom does, closed, or rups, but it looks thick and then it must be given him at or cloudy, and the horse fees little longer intervals. He would be or nothing. If at the same time kept fafting two or three hours the eye finks, and, as it were, after it, and then have only warm dries away, it is in vain to atwater and scalded bran. If it has

tempt a cure, since no internal a tendency to falivation, which remedies will reach the cause of inay be known by the fore this disease ; for a cataract being ness of his mouth, and this last an opacity of the chrystalline huo may be discovered by his manner mour of the eye, attended with a of eating, he must be fed with hardness when it is ripe, it is no water gruel for two or three days, wonder that it will nor yield to till the foreness is gone

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remedies. It cannot be denied, there is very little danger of this, but the best authors who have because the quicksilver almost al. wrote upon this subject are very ways passes off by stool. On the confused in their accounts of intermediate days, the ball men. moon-blindness; but if the symptioned above with valerian root, toms are attended to, there is no &c. may be continged ; as also danger of making any mistake. after the mercurial course is over.

When there is occafion to in OF SPOTS, FILMS, AND THE HAW vigorate the blood, and strengthen the solids, you may mix a quart When a horse has had an ulcer, of clear forge water with the wa or wound of the eye, there will ter he is to drink, once every remain a cicatrix or scar in the day. Or you may boil a pound same manner as in other parts of of the shavings of lignum vitæ the body. When it happens in in three gallons of forge water, the transparent cornea, it appears and allow him a quart a day, as like a white spot, more or less before. Or you may add a pouod extended, and more or less thick, of old rusty nails to the decoction according to the nature of the of lignum vitæ in spring water, wound or ulcer. The spot ge.. while it is boiling; or a pound nerally looks smooth and shining, VOL YII, No. XXXVII. B

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