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de chambre presented to the deacon a profound obeisance to the king, a pair of gloves in a plate of silver kissed him on the forehead and gilt, which the deacon held while said, Vivat Rex in æternum. the archbishop blessed the gloves, The dauphin and the princes saying Omnipotens Creator, and took off their crowns, which they the archbishop sprinkled the gloves placed on their seats ; they advancwith holy water, and put them on ed and each of them received the the king. The same ceremony took embrace from the king, saying, place for the ring, which his grace Vivat Rex in æternum. put on his majesty's fourth finger, At this moment the trumpets saying Accipe annulum. The de- sounded, the people entered the livery of the sceptre and rod of jus- church ; the heralds distributed the tice was performed in the same medals; a thousand birds were let

The archbishop, with loose, all the bells were rung, and both hands, took from the altar the three volleys of musketry, fired by crown of Charlemagne, and held the infantry of the royal guard, it over the king's head, without its were answered by the artillery of touching his majesty; and the the ramparts of the city. princes put their hands to it to After these ceremonies the archsupport it. Then the archbishop, bishop chanted Te Deum, then holding it with his left hand, said, high mass was eelebrated, during making the benediction with the which the dauphin and the princes right, Coronet te Deus coronâ took off their crowns, and the cargloriæ atque justitiæ. After which, dinals their mitres. alone, he placed the crown on the The dauphin took the king's king's head.

crown and laid it on the desk of The dauphin, and the princes, a his majesty's pew. After the gossecond time put their hands on it, pel he replaced the crown on the as if to support it, and he said king's head, and resumed his own, Accipe Coronam Regni, in nomine as did the princes. patris, &c.

During the offertory, the kingThe ceremony of putting on the at-arms and three heralds carried erown being finished, the archbishop the offerings to four knights of the raised the king by the right arm, Holy Ghost. These offerings are and his majesty was conducted to a vase of silver gilt, containing the his throne. His majesty was at- wine ; a silver loaf, a gold loaf, and tended in the same manner as on a large dish of silver gilt, containhis entering the church, the duke ing the medals struck on the coroof Conegliano bearing the sword of nation. Charlemagne naked in his hand. After the elevation of the host,

Every body standing, the arch- the high almoner, prince de Croi, bishops holding the king by the went to take the kiss of peace

from right arm, and with their faces to- the archbishop; then, going up to wards the altar, said the prayer-Ita the throne, he gave it to the king; et retine a modo statum. Then the the dauphin and the princes of the king being seated, the archbishop blood came to receive it of his maholding his majesty by the hand, jesty, when the dauphin bent his said, In hoc regni solio confirmet te, knee. The dauphin having re&c. The prayers being ended, the ceived the king's embrace (accoarchbishop put off his mitre, made · lade), bent his knee to his august

father, who raised him and held altar, where Charles VII. again him long pressed in his arms. This took possession of this glorious affecting scene made a profound Crown, the splendour of which is impression on the assembly, and still heightened by your virtues. tears, produced by the sweetest “In seeing religion, which alone emotions, were mingled with nu- consolidates thrones, consecrate the merous cries of Vive le Roy! Vive beginning of your reign, Europe le Dauphin. The enthusiasm of participates in the hopes which the spectators was without bounds. France has conceived of it, at the His majesty afterwards took the same time that it joins with it in sacrament in both kinds ; after forming the most ardent wishes for which the dauphin approached the the happiness of your majesty, king, and delivered his crown to a happiness inseparable from the him again. His majesty remained public felicity, which finds, Sire, a few moments on his knees in the surest pledge in your wisdom, prayer, after which the archbishop your goodness, and your noble took from him the crown of Charle- character." magne,

and gave him a lighter one. The king answered—“ Sir He afterwards returned to his On an occasion so interesting to apartments, and repaired to the religion and the monarchy, I am royal entertainment in the great happy to see myself surrounded by hall of the Archiepiscopal Palace. the representatives of all the sove

On the following day, at ten reigns of Europe. I am very seno'clock in the morning the foreign sible to all that you have just said ambassadors and ministers paid their to me in the name of the diplomatic respects to the king and the royal body; I have the firm confidence family, when his excellency the that this august ceremony will Apostolic nuncio complimented the promote the happiness of my peoking in the name of the diplomatic ple; and I shall use all my efforts body in these terms :

to maintain the peace and harmony “Sire -- The diplomatic body, which at present subsist between deeply affected by the august cere- all the powers. I hope that God mony which they have just wit- will bless my efforts. We can do nessed, and by all the recollections nothing without him. Gentlemen, that it calls forth, hasten to offer I beg you to make known to your to your majesty the tribute of their masters the sentiments by which I felicitations.

am animated, and my gratitude After long reverses, followed for the part they have taken in my by events so marvellous that we coronation." should in vain endeavour to ex- At the breaking up of the plain them by causes purely hu- diplomatic meeting, M. de Lalive man, one of the kings (your pre- delivered, in the king's name, the decessors) received in this ancient coronation medal to the foreign city the holy unction which had ambassadors and ministers. flowed on the forehead of Clovis.

“ Tried, Sire, by greater misfortunes, but which never shook

JUNE. your royal soul, Providence has conducted you in a manner no less 1. COURT OF King's BENCHmarvellous, to the foot of the same Poole v. Elliston.--This was an

action against Robert William collar Mr. Poole, and on his friend Elliston, for an assault.

interposing to separate them, he Mr. Brougham stated the case. called him a liar, and threatened The plaintiff, who had from the to serve him in the same way. year 1812 to 1820 occupied his The following witness was then leisure in writing for the Stage, called :-Mr. St. Aubyn, a barhad written two theatrical pieces rister, said, he was a friend of Mr. for Drury-lane theatre, which Poole, and accompanied him to had been very favourably received. Drury-lane theatre. They were In consequence of these successes, shewn in to Mr. Elliston's room. he became entitled to a privilege When they were there Mr. Elliswhich was always expected by the ton came in, apparently in a violent authors of successful pieces, and passion, and, addressing himself to was uniformly bestowed upon Mr. Poole said, “ Get out of this them, that of free admission to house, or I will kick you,” using a the theatre. In pursuance


very coarse expression. He then that custom, this privilege was con- “suited the action to the word " ferred on Mr. Poole by Mr. Ellis- A scuffle ensued and Mr. Poole atton. Afterwards the latter thought tempted to remonstrate with Mr. fit to withdraw the privilege, Elliston, who, however, would not and refused Mr. Poole entrance. hear him. “I then offered," said Several letters passed upon the the witness, “to speak, but he would subject, and at last the defendant not hear me; and I advised Mr. Poole was pleased to treat the plaintiff's immediately to leave the theatre. correspondence with silent con- We did so; Mr. Elliston followed tempt. Mr. Poole, being unable us across the stage, and said to Mr. to obtain an answer, determined to Poole, “I don't strike you, for if I call on Mr. Elliston, and went for did I should kill you." I said, that purpose to the theatre, accom- “Sir, you have struck him.” He panied by a friend ; he chose the turned short round, and said “You morning, not wishing to disturb lie.” I went on with Mr. Poole, the defendant in his hours of re- Mr. Elliston following us into the laxation and enjoyment; he knock- street, and continuing to abuse us, ed at the door, sent in his card, and giving orders to the doorand was desired to walk up stairs. keepers, in our_hearing to take He had a friend with him, who also notice of Mr. Poole, and not to sentup his card, and they were both admit him." shown into a room. In a short Cross-examined by Mr. Scarlett : time afterwards, Mr. Elliston en- How long have you been at the tered the apartment in a violent bar? - The witness : Thirteen or rage, and storming with passion; fourteen years. he instantly addressed the plaintiff Mr. Scarlett : Did Mr. Poole in terms most gross and low. This take

you with him as his Counsel ? was accompanied with a threat of -Witness: No; very few people personal violence if the plaintiff did do that. The counsel I gave to Mr. not immediately leave the room, Poole was, to get away as soon as and in fact, before the plaintiff possible. could obey the mandate, he began Mr. Scarlett: Did


make an beating, and attempted to kick him. oration ?-Witness: O no! there Mr. Elliston then endeavoured to was no time; Mr. Elliston fola

lowed up

his threat by immediate the son aliment to the extent of execution.

800l. a year. Against that decision On his further cross-examina- Mr. Maule, sen., appealed to the tion, he said he was not aware

House of Lords. The son had that there had been previous differ- proceeded for 2,0001. yearly, as a ences between Mr. Elliston and reasonable and suitable allowance, the plaintiff, but recollected that according to his rank and station, the plaintiff had said that there and for the support of the rank of was some misunderstanding be- his family. The lord chancellor, in tween him and the manager; the pronouncing judgment, said, that, plaintiff had said that he had in if the principles recognised by the the public prints held Elliston up decision now appealed against were to public ridicule ; but did not re-established, the court of session in collect his saying that he would Scotland would have power supedo so again. The plaintiff did not rior to that possessed by any court state he was going to the theatre in England. It would empower for the purpose of insulting Mr. the next heir of entail in all cases Elliston.

to call

the court to require an Mr. Scarlett then addressed the account of the income, debts, and jury for the defendant.

burthens of the estate ; and then to The lord chief justice summed decree a portion of the estate's up, leaving it with the jury, that produce; or, in other words, to if they thought Mr. Poole had render it competent, on arbitrary brought -the assault on himself, notions of what might be suitable they would give only the most and reasonable between father and moderate damages.

The jury, son,

to take what is confessedly after consulting for ten minutes, the property of one man and give returned a verdict for the plaintiff it to another.” That was a prin- Damages 801.

ciple, which he (lord Eldon) could HOUSE OF LORDS-Maule v. not recognize--it was not consistMaule (of Panmure).- The Lord ent with the laws of the land. For Chancellor gave judgment in the the court of session to take to itself appeal of “ Maule v. Maule.” The the right thus to interfere between father, Mr. Maule, has the entailed father and son, was contrary to estate of Panmure, in Scotland, all notions of law and equity; and producing about 20,000l. a year; it was against the laws of nature, he purchased for the son a commis- as recognized by society, which sion in the 37th regiment, and gave the power assumed by the allowed him besides about 100l. a court of session, to the father alone. year ; but the son urged that such The decree of the court of session a sum was not sufficient to main

was reversed. tain him, and to enable him to mix LONDON MECHANICS' INSTITUwith that company which would TION.--A quarterly general meetqualify him for his future station ing of the London Mechanics' Inin society. He therefore insti- stitution, took place in the temporatuted a suit in the court of session, ry lecture-room, Monkwell-street, proceeding on the law of aliment, Falcon-square : Dr. Birkbeck, the peculiar to Scotland, for further president of the Institution, was in allowance from his father. The the chair, supported by Dr. Gilcourt adjudged the father to allow christ and Robert M William, esq.,

£. s.

two of the vice-presidents. About difficulty, upon his rising to the 500 of the members were present. surface, that he was got back into The cash account was stated as

the boat. Another shot, however, follows:

was fatal to the animal, and it was

towed Expense of the quarter's


ashore in triumph. The rent, paid for books, and

skin of the walrus, when dried, other incidental expenses 586 17 1 measured 15 feet by 14 feet; and Balance in hand.

1,507 15 11 the tusks, which appeared much

worn at the ends, protruded from

2,094 13 0 Balance in hand lastquarter 607 16 8

the head about 12 inches. Money since received ...... 1,486 16 4

2. UNION-HALL.-Several of the

parish officers of Newington attend

2,094 13 0 ed at this office, before the sitting It appeared from the report that magistrate, in order to state facts 134 volumes of books had been which had come to their knowpresented to the Institution during ledge, relative to the ill-treatment the quarter, and that the library at of a young girl named Sarah Holpresent consisted of upwards of man, by her father, who had turned 1,400 volumes; that the Institution, her out of his house into the streets, had increased in number, within in consequence of her refusal to the same period, by 239 members; become a convert to a sect of which and that the total number of he was a member, who denominated members regularly paying sub- themselves “ The true believers in scription is 1,185.

the faith of Mary Johanna SouthIt also appeared that the follow- cote, and the coming of the young ing elementary schools had been Shiloh.” opened gratuitously to the members: The female, who now came for-Four schools for teaching the ward to make a complaint against French language on Mr. Black's her parent, had attended at their system; three arithmetical schools, workhouse the day before, and one for instruction in drawing; applied for parish relief, stating and another for teaching mathe- that she had been turned out of matics.

doors that morning by her father. A SEA-HORSE.-A walrus, or The girl, being questioned as to sea-horse, was discovered on the the cause of the conduct pursued rocks of Fierceness, on Eday, towards her, and as to who and Orkney. Having been shot at what her father was, replied that and wounded by one of Mr. he was a master-tailor, in comfortLaing's shepherds there, it took able circumstances, having two to sea, and was followed by him, houses in which he alternately reand some others, in a boat. The sided, one of them situated in man fired a second time, and Pleasant-row, and the other in pierced the animal through the Pleasant-place, Walworth; and eyes; it now lay on the water that her determination not to beapparently lifeless, but, upon the come one of the believers, in the boat coming alongside, and one of filith of " Mary Johanna," was the the men catching hold of the fore- sole cause of the cruel manner in paw, the walrus made a sudden

which she had been for a length of plunge, and carried the man to the time persecuted by him. Upon hearbottom with him; and it was with ing this account, the parish officers

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