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   British Press (Newspaper) - December 30, 1820, London, Middlesex                                TntiATRliKOrAL, DRl/HV.LAKR HIS EVENING, SATURDAY. Dec. 30, (lis Majesty's Servaiils will perforin iLe Comeil; of THE WONDEIl. Don FeliK. Wr. Ellisfun; Fiedirirlt, Mr. Barnard: Bim P.'dro, Mr. Gallic; Colonel Briioji, Mr. Coopfr; Gibby, ;Mr. Thompson; Lissardo, Mr. Harley.   Donnn Violanlp, by I,�rly Ijaer first appearance at Ibis Theatre) ; Isabella, Miss u-,tnson i Flora, Miss Kelly j Iri^ Mrs. Orger. To conclude witli, 5lb time, � new Gruml Comic Pantomime, railed , THE NOKTHAVIiST P.^SSAGE; Or, HARLEQUIN ESQUIMAUX. ' !j;;a|)l8in ofihc Hecla, Mr.Vinrne: IMidsliipman, Mr. Ray. moiiii; Boatswain, Mr. Willmoli; Yonng Esquimaux (afier-words lliirlcquin), Mr. Bologna; Pintaloau, Mr. Elliott; Clown, Mr. .Siinlliby.   Esqnimaicx Uirl (ofierwards CulutD-. bine), .1115.1 Tre�. The Dc)iir= will lie opened at llalf-piit .Six n'ClocU, and lliererformnnces oil each Evening commenceal Seveh. BiixHS, 79.; Second Price, Ss.ed.-Pit, 3s. 6d.; Second Pries, 2� - L"wcr Giillery, 2s.; Second Price, Is.- Upper, Galleij, Is.; Second Price, fid. , i'iares tn he taken of Mr. Rodx'ell, in the Rotunda of the Saloon of (lie Theatre. Private Bnxes can oirfy be obtainedtor llie Evenin? of Mr. liodwell, at ihe Box-08JCe. The new Comic Pintomime called The Nnrlb-West Pas-s3�e will he repeated every Eveiiins till fMrlher notice. Oil Monilay, Sliakspeare's Trajeriy of Ciirihianns. Oh Tuesday, The Lord of the Afanor: Tniemore, Mr. Brahain. a new Cnmic AJiisical Piece, in two parts, will be produced inafew days, called Giovanni in Ireland^ TfTflA rnii.KnVjtL, Cl)VEffT-G,tllDK\. [JIS KVENING, .SATUKDAV, Dec. 30, will be performed I lie .^lusiial Drama of .THE SLAVE. Governor of Surinam, H7r. DlMucharil; Capt. Malrolm, _ MONTHLY MAGAZINR.,(NEW SERIES), Ell-larked, and Priiiieil on �t Nei� Plan, conlainine l^cttires on Poetry, by Tbomaji Camnbieli; E�q. .and a variety of other inlerealinc Papers iir^ Prose aiidVers^, will be piitlishfd on Monday next, prire Ss. 6d. ,, . . , Printed for*He�ry Colbnrri,^and Sold by nil Booksellers. WESTMINSrEH. ,LIF,E INSURANCE and ANNUITY OFFiCE, Strand aiid Cornl.ill, I/>ndon, Establislied "in .1792, ("or Insurance  OstJie >aroe.a^vHnineeoiiBlero�s to Ihe Public as have hilherlo secnred lo Ibis EsUblishment their decided Patronageaiid supjiort. DiRRrTORii, TRlJgTRES, ANW AUOITOItS: Sir James Graham. Bart.^M.P.Chaiiraan, Charles Freeman, Esq Deputy Chairman, The Hon. DnuE^s Kinoaird Sirp. F. Haip.pson, (Sari. ' ^�rJohii Cox (lip>|i^i'idi  N.B-Fire Policies will he isjued free of Exoense to the Assured, where the Annual Premium' amounts to 6s. ur upwards. ATLAS ASSURANCE CO.MPANY. LIFIi DEPARTMENT. lERSONS �>siirf(l for the �h'>le fprm of Life _ will have an addition made to Iheir Policies evtry seventh year, en ihe principle so beucfirially prncHted /ill liiigly at the Eqiiilafile Assiirnnre Ofiir''; or llie amount thereof mav be applied in reduction of the futurf. priymcnts of I'remum. Policies may al..;o be 1 ff rl< sniiounce Iheir Inng-esf'iblisbrd Imnroveuient iberoii-; iiucuon of lKSlR0MF:NT8'fiir-ihe RF.r.lEp <.f*|lER-11 A, aijd to calilion ibe Public ngaitist .the mipositiuin of be iweleodedHlitptun-curing (lua�k aFeligbl,Hft!aDt,Bud admil of dnperior; tltairfiBest, are ada|tlrd fi/r rifiil or J�fl �idp, iiifr^rise itiiil lly (ii.lilbd to as any other de-rription of nianufaciurerH, aud we plriltre o'nTselves tu use oiir utm.isl eiideavuurs lo stimulate all tb -good W rk they Tii|ve on. g^ged lu, and beg leave 10 assure ilieiii of the must steady Cii-operatiori of this Club, to obtain *onndiegiMla*ive pru'-iccliuti tu AgricullHrisla agaiiiti Fureigu Coiupitiliuu.duly' fre*-. itiAi&KWffQtrs- EDiNSfjRGfr^iVISGA^ ZINE, No. XLV. for DECEMBER, 1820. Contents:-1. On Ihe Literary Characlers of Bishop Warburlun and Dr. Jobnsnn.^2 SeRiihorffl Biog'raphicip, No. II.-3 Slaitzrs writt'o in a P�*h.io-Sori-ey, October, 1820-4. Pr. l.igne spoken before a |irn-ate thiatrical per-forniauce in Manchester-5. The Ayrshire Legatees, No. VI. -6. SkrtcheB of Village Character, No. IIL-Helmorran; the Village Cobliler; the Village Magdalene; Holy Jamie; ["alhcr.Syeiipbaiil ; tlie Village Wit; Jedrdiab; the Tailor's Wife; the S.nilli's Wife; the Village Sabbalh-7. James Barry, the Ilii-torical Painter-8, Sir Harold-9. Adeline (a ballail) -10. Death-II. Hora; Danira;, No. II C�r-icgio, a Tragedy, by Adam Oehlen Shclaeger-12. Of Ihe Three Impostors-1.>. Translations from the lets familiar Luliii Classics, No, III, Sineca, the Tragic Port-14. Death of Mif rusoplms, and Sale of his Mnseuiii-15 Re-coilrrtiuusi^f Mark Mai'ri.bin, Ihe Cainerimiau, No XI.-16, On Doinestir Polities-17. Lilerary,Rnd Scientific liitelli-geuce-18. Wurks preparing fur Publication-IS Muiilbly Lisl of New Puhlicatious, .Monthly Register, &c Printed lor T. Cadell and W. Davies, Siraud. London; and William Blackjyood, No. 17, Prinee'astfeet, Edinburgh. '  THOMSoH ANNALS OF PHILOSOPHY. This day is published. No. 1. qf a New Series, prire 2s Gd, of Ibe N N A L S  OFF H I L O SOPH Y. ___    *�* Since bis resideuce at Glasgow, Dr. Thomson has found it impossible lo do full justice lu the active Eili-tirship of a Monthly'Scieiitilic Journal. Be has therefore roignefl It to Mr. Richard PlilDips:; but the ANNALS will, aiill icieivelhe ailvaut.ige of his valuable assistance ; and the Publishers trust that the Work will be inaterially improved by this arrangement.       .        . The Coiitenis of the present Number .are as follow:-; I Experimculs tu deterir:ine liietrnc Atomic Weight ofSiron-tian. Lime, Mugnesia, Phosphorir; Arid, and Arsenic Arid, by Dr. I'biiinsoo-11. Mr. Wm. Phillips oji the Geology of the Malrern Hills-III. Acronnl of a remarkable Siraiom of Liaiesione, situated.at' Cnldcr-side, with a- P ate-IV. Wr, l{|tlini(( Pbjllips; ou the A,rl\un itf Cbloride.s and Waler- V. T�o late alfempls'tu ris'cend Munt Blauc, by Dr. Hamel - VI. pe.cripiiori 6f:a.>.�ewC|inuineler, with a Plate, by S. P. Prait-VII. Oo Red Siui^i bx,Mr..^H�uaw-i.u-VI11, New Meihud uf drawing a'Taugent in the Circle, by Mr. Williiiin Rilcliie-IX! On ihe Dry Uol, bf Mr. W. M. Diiis-dile-X. On the Fa|luf Rain-XL E^pefiiiieiiU on Whale 0,1, by Dr. lJustock-Xll. On the Prepar�lion"*bf pure Salts of Manganese, and' on tlie Gompiisi.tiou of its Oxides, by' Dr, Foirhhamnier-Xlll. Revigw of tb� Edinburgh Phar-iiiacu|iu, ridbOur2000/;&c,:&c;,. ..,'...., .....    U5,94U ^ Riaidiig, i�KMoney and CtmBols..�284,940 Aiffl altiiongh we'1iave,^piii(l^ (Kerr - lAtrdSiiipii a large Extrii' : Sitni, per Ticket fiM^ tj^eae.,unpriecrd�^^^    advan{beeii, we have nut unly rediicrd.thr p'riipe tif Tickels and ^.Shares, but llie Blft'nkt tliiii) Hilfj MdiheVtitetdretnereaud  Tlieyeare itjany-curioos rustciins (ironnecieii*1t,!'> tliia rluy-the .history of tlieoi is oiiiustng.-' The pi-i^rtic^,o.f Chri%tmns-boxes ivr k long vovai*e9; a hox wiis apprijpriat-ttl u> eatli fiiipi, HiJtJ .ketit^jii tlie cunndy of the j>ri^!.t,:ii�!o wfiiclt niiiiiey.^C^^^^ 'effic3j;y 1� the . pruyrt*' of the]eh�Wf�l aiiiM^^ llieiice ^;^t thwr nrtin�i< oh(ChriWc(ia�.bo3Je.�, which ffkrfily came to be ttt4lerstQo4;iia tjie^jitle.of tite presents tiietn�eivea.       A  merrj,- JGhristmn-" is still occnsiorially nser it in^ foreifjii laiigu�ge�, have fouiid it in their niolher iQugiie.   * When ihe wi�e men," say they, " were seeking the infant Jesos, they were informed hy the �hepherd�ihBt ibey weretoipursue the, way the sliir directed, for the Saviour is in ihe house over which it  will stop; uiul tliere,"  added ihey. ? Olfj iilB,:'uIiei^iifei-i;;-;;^ T''^T* P''d'l'ngMi�T�,'puVi' '     , �  . . .Crjick nui�,^ijid|. %.'^. iit^.'^^ .direKi^refers eiict*.to,the jiatt^i�j',,atid,;, ' ' ', ..The hos^pitality, ;att(tf,.fe8ijt|Jt^^^^        fjtis si^Sbn,' : .htivie now, .uhiv.'St ,�li�a}Vgeaitufit^ ni*iiii< r�.jhas ^ba.islVedrinijGb.i^^        sbdKjtttaltly^xv'F o�r fathers from tl|i;(f5|all�,,8ni^^^^ (;�ii.lea. of llie. ;)jsinej;%yttK'^/SlitMiJi prtj?j^ atMeudinent, �b�?e^-�%i:.% ftoiScw -h >ii^i'^r- '-��:'.'';5 In times far.back'inrCbifistiiiti*.jr�re Was turkeyaud-a.chincj i .-;f,'*      ..      ' A podding made of things moslrare,, .lif-^^^ And p'eiity'o'fgooJ wine. ^' : i j'� IVb'en tiroes grew worse, f still could dine        j On goose or f oas'led pig; A glassoPgroViiisteild of "wine,   '       ;    :i ^ And daucea merry jig.        �  -       ' When poorer crown,'roy ChriBrmiis.cheer ' Wasbcef and ptiildi(ie plain ;    �   , Instead nf grpg.ia.pot of beer, Nor did 1 Ihen coinplain, . But now, my mirth is iurned to grief. For Ch'frsima's"day is' near; No turkey,-puddings goose, nor beef, No wine-lit) grog-iio.beer. Si. .?/fp/}ftj is called the fir^t, martyr or witness of the New Teftabietil; ajul iti� owini; to this that his anniversary haHbeen fixed immeiUatt ly. folh '.vmjr Christma�-d�y, In all piclurnr ri^preseiiiuiinns of * Si. Sephen he is shewn kneeling, appaiently in the act of pruyiug^ Hnd-i-urrounded by a rabbleV cas'in;; hiige.�tooej� �l bimi. St. John.-,4fte.r haying successfully preached the pure doclriiie of .Chrislianityv this grcii, h"ly, ^ anil list Rurviviiig ApnsMe. exi'.itcd with tranqnillilv,' .: as it were in a sleep, ut._Er>ilie9u�, at the a:;e ol y4,: .: if\i the year of our Lord  I.Pp ; thus making ihe hi>.t.: ceniury of ihe Clirislj>in ei;a,and the Apostolic age tetininale loaether.   Slj Johp is generally, drawn fianding witti a small urn in his left hand, froia  . which a figui-e apparently diabolical isescopiiig : Ins | heaJ and eyes are Casl toward.*, heaven, n* if in i:ie   j act of prayer, and the two-first fingprs of hia right  , hand pointing at ihe figure.   In several old paiiilr inga and scriptural pieces, a dragon is made issn,-ing from lli^ urn, and in many  other't.'-ia serpent, both alike hieroglyphical represen'ations'of Satan, l-i Ttieh^^arf-^tlw^'tMi-:iaf-^'t St. if"I�n ��rstjk a'V cup of puison, to remove ihe scepHcisin "f a pnest-fr of Diana qs to his miraculous power,"wiihout >u?-' tainiiig any injury, and niakiiig on the cup the sign of the crow, inn.iSb�im^: ooa put an end to? their Ivopes ; he used some strong and patriotic^x-.. J: prexsiou m faviiur of the fights of the � peoplej. al^ii   ?i: cundetni.ainty (if iVJttiisiers, \?hich e!(ci.ti-d.^a.,bufrt of applause sO loud and decided, iliat-thehoallAiiJ* p and hi?-iiigs of tUe liirtd men were ciiinpleti-ly,.fiiver-. (iheitivd,   Fioding i>:us"tbai otsi^ssiQU^-ijiowitl, ||   

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