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he had raised up the poor man, but the looked round them ; but though on one
gazing round, he saw, yet hardly noticing proach from beneath : most of the encir-
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mother, then be agrin fainted, and the There will be a new Heaven and a new bi od gushed from his mouth and pose. earth, and man alone will be preserved The best morn.ng, Lawrence whispered from the general destruction. tu bis brother, who bad sate up with him not return to me, but I shall go to him.” all aigtı, • Dear Arthur, take me out into “ As Arthur stood, the only mourner the tresh air once more, and let me see over the grave of his brother, he wept the chuld.' The mother brought her little when the well remembered words were url asleep in her arins : the child awoke, read, "Spare me a little, that I may reand was begioning to cry; when she per- cover my strength, before I go hence, ceived Lawrence, she stretched ont her and be no more seen. Those words were arms to him, and offered ber smiling alone engraved on the humble tombstone month to be kissed.--Arthur carried out of Lawrence Western.--his brother to the lawn belore the cottage, "" Whose portraits are these, grandand supported him in his arms: Lawrence mother?' said a little boy to an old lady, tried to speak, but he was unable; he re- as he stood before a picture of two young peatedly moved his hand; at last, with an men; • Mother, will you tell me?' be conesort be pointed to the sky, and then tinued, turning round, for the old lady looked at his brother; his look told Ar- had not answered him. His grandmothar all that he would have said ; he was ther was weeping. The child thought periectly sensible to the last, and he he had acted wrongly, and looked up to set med to hear every word of his brother's his mother, blushing deeply, and in siprayer, as he lay and gazed up at Arthur's lence, asking, by a look, what he had countenance, till death fell upon him like done? "I am not angry with you, Arsleep.
thur,' said the old lady, you are not · The fresh morning air waved the old enongh yet to weep for joy. That is branches of the trees ander which the the picture of two brothers. The youn. brothers had been lying, and the cool ger brother, whose hair is so bright dew fell in a crystal shower over them. and who appears to speak so earnestly Tie sun rose fiaroing above the horizon, that the colour on his cheek deepens as and it's rich trembling rays wanioned it did in yours, when you came in this through the shade over the pallid conute. morning from running throngh the snow, Daner of the corpse ; it sparkled in the was, then only twenty years of age, condew drops which hung on the thick hair, demned to leave his country for acting and which mingled with the cold drops wickedly. The elder brother was then of death-sweat upon the marble forehead; about to become a clergyman; and was eved the glowing colour of some flowers engaged to be married to a young lady which grew near in gay luxuriance, were, whom he loved very much; but he gave reflected on the conntenance, and flitting up his opportunities of becoming rich, and varying, as the blossoms were moved and what many considered to be his hapby the breeze, they gave a mockery of life piness; and lett England with his guilty to it. Arthur observed all this, his mind but penitent brother, to live, almost in dwelt upon every, the least circumstance poverty, among persons who had been which marked ont so strongly the contrast sent out to that distant land, as a punishof all that seemed young and fresh, and ment for almost every sort of crime.' "I radiant with life, with cold, senseless, am sure I should love that brother,' interhaggard death: he was too agonized to rupted the child. “I am sure you do love weep; but he tried to raise his thoughts him,' said the old lady: “ He is your Fa. to another world, he tried to tear them ther!'” from the body of his brother and to follow bis soul. “ All this must pass away,' he, at last, said to himself, yes, even this sky
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DRURY LANE. JAN, 28. A long talked of Tragedy, deceives his master and saves Theowith a long title, though destined to a dora, whom Owen is informed has short career, was produced for a first eloped from Madoc's custody. In destime this evening. It's magnificent pair he rushes to battle and is defcated; appellation was “ Owen, Prince of when, on his retreat to Mladoc's castle, Porys; or, Welsh Feuds." and our he discovers his lady-love alive and Teaders will readily believe how well, and exposes his friend's treawholly and solely Mr. Kean was the chery. More trumpeting and drumhero, when we inform them that the ming now ensue, when Theodora is draina was introduced to the Theatre accidentally wounded by a stray through his interference, and per- arrow, and dies, soon after which formed at his recommendation, the Owen receives his Coup de Grace, and author being unknown even in the though he walked and ialked for a very penetralia of the Green Room. The long while after receiving bis mortal fable of a play, yawned at for two wound, at last, he died 100; Madoc's evenings, and withdrawn after the head having been previously cleft by third, has scarcely a.claim to des- him behind the scenes. Owen's death cription, but custom is imperative, being the catastrophe, thus ended the and for the edification of our friends Tragedy. There were several other we submit; merely premising, that characters whom we have not enumethe plot is historical, and that we are rated, but they were of no importance, utterly unable to do more than give a and had but little either to do, or sketch of what none of the audience talk about. The poetry of the piece seemed thoroughly to comprehend. was in some instances tolerable, but Our English Henry's entrée into Cam- in none splendid, plagiarisms of whole bria to punish the Welsh Radicals, lines from Shakspeare, down to the being met with determined opposition Tragedy of “ Tom Thumb,” were too by Oren, Prince of Powys, a sort of frequent to escape detection, and bush-fighting warfare ensues, in which though the novelty of the toute ensemble either party are alternately trium- was little, the interest was much less. phant. "Previous to venturing his The actors acquitted themselves inPrincely person in the fight, Owen finitely better than their characters commits his betrothed Theodora to the deserved, and would doubtless have care of Madoc, who evinces his friend- given vitality to the piece, had it posship, by making fierce love to the sessed any vigour of it's own. Kean lady the moment he has departed. as Ouen gave all the effect of which Theodora very properly repulses his the part was capable, though his cosamatory inclination, upon which Tudor tume of real chain mail, had an effect is ordered to drown the lady as an ex- which will, we think, preclude his ainple to such of her sex, as know not adopting it again very speedily. how to behave to a gentleman. Tudor Cooper as Maduc acted with much Eur. Mug, Vol. 81. Feb. 1822.
judgment, and Penley in Tudor left us of the Prince's birth-day, the unfortunothing to complain of but his piebald nate girl makes her escape, and doublet of goat-skins, giving him every plunges into a canal in the presence appearance of a Welsh Robinson Cru- of the assemblage; she is taken up soe; or, rather as a little girl in the and brought in expiring in her father's next box to is, enquired if he was arms, and all is terror, confusion, and not, - a wandering billy-goat on bis despair. This is a melancholy story, lind legs. The very remarkably named but it bas considerable interest, au, Welsh heroine Thcodora, was given to with it's aids of scenery and acting, it Niss Edmiston, who had the female succeeded, and deserved to succeed. side of the question to herself, and Miss Copeland performed Adeline, baiing a little dissonance in her upper and sustained the part with unexnoies, which are always pitched much pected skill. She was throughout 100 harshly and too loud, she pei- tender and affecting, and not a few of formed with very considerable spirit, her conceptions were highly entitled and might fairly lay claim to a full to applause. Cooper as her Father, share of tbe sli; litapplause. But chain and Penley as her Seducer, also mail and goat-skins, and all the other deserve honourable mention. Miss etceteras of attraction, failed of their Smithson as the Countess had only to elleet; and after a reign of only three look interesting, and she did so ; while days, “ Owen, Prince of Powys," was knight as kerizler, a rather unnatural unfortunately compelled both io resign kind of sentimental Gaidener, was and to retire.
the only other member of the DraFib. 9. To supply the hiatus in matis Persona entitled to notice. this Theatre's amusement, occasioned Bromley and Thompson looked aboby the failure of Mr. Kean's Welsh pro-, minably and acted worse, which we tegé, the Tragedy whose fate we have unhesitatingly reprobate, as the piece recorded, aud whose authorship no- was so well worthy of their best supLody will own, we were this evening port. Il, however, they favoured us presented with a new very serious with their best, we presume that we Melo-drame entitled, “ Adeline ; the have no right to complain. The Victim of Seduction.". That this piece drama has been equally well received was of Ficuch origin it is almost on all it's subsequent representations, superfluous to state, and without going though we are sorry to add, that on into particulais, therefore, we merely the first night the Theatre was less inform our friends, that it is an altera fully attended than on any right tion from a drama, by M. R. C, Guils within our recollection, excepting bert de Pixerécourt, with much pretty only on a public visit of the late scenery, and good music; some excel- Queen last Summer. lent acting, and some very far from Feb. 14. After “ Adeline” had been being bearable. The story is brietly repeated with additional applause and this.-- Adeline, the daughter of Dorlin, cncreased effect, a very pleasant petit an old blind officer, has been seduced Comedy, somewhat after the manner by a young man of rank, who has of “ Blue Devils”, and like that 100, iinposed on her by a fictitious mar- from the French, was produced under riage, under the name of Fabian. The the title of “ Love in humble Life;" Count, whose real name is Wilhelm, which said appellation, by the bye, is had represented himself as a poor the only olijection we can make to the artist. Dorlin, however, suspects drama, for it means absolutely nobim, and forbids his visits. Adeline thing, and is neither attractive nor resees him once more, insists on having commendatory. The piece itself met her marriage made public, and dis- with most decided and deserved succovers that she is betrayed. A strik- cess; the interest is kept up from ing Melo-drame scene follows, in begioning to end with considerable which the old Officer challenges the ingenuity, and the plot inay be given Count, and fires at him. 4deline, in in a few words :- Christine, (Miss despair, resolves on self-destruction, Booth,) a Bar-maid, at an Inn, has follows the Count to the family man- two lovers,---Roncelaus, a soldier, sion, where she is met by his (Cooper,) and Carlitz, a peasant Countess, her distraction seen, and (Knight). The soldier having been her sitety provided for. In the midst, enriched by a bequest of his Colonel, however, of a splendid Fote in honour on the field of baitie, rimils, anony