. CURIOSITIES OF SPORTING . The polished poems of Oppian, on the Chase and on the Angle, had proved, ages before the Doctor took up his pedantic pen, that it was "practicable to combine the characters of a sportsman and a man of letters ;" and the " Cynegeticus" of Gratius of Fal
1 ENTLEMEN'S DRESS.-J. ALBERT, Tailor r 52, Killg William-street, City, respectfully submits his Estab- lishment to the notice of the Public, containing a large assortment of every article that is new for the approaching season, for GENTLE- MEN'S COATS, WAISTCOATS, and TROUSERS.
THE FITZ-FIRKINS, . A PICKWICKIAN TALE. The romantic manner in which Mr. Diogenes Fitz-firkin was introduced to the notice of the Governors of the Foundling first gave them the idea that no situation in life could be so suitable as to apprentice him, in due and proper season, to
ARRIVAL Of THE CREAT WESTERN.-IMPORTANT DESPATCHES ON THE BOUNDARY qJUESTION.I The Great Western steamer arrived at Kingroad, Bristol, on eledesday morning .-She left New York on the Ist inst., and ;,pleted the voyage in thirteen days and eight hours, brin- -5 ld Ps'sengers-the l
[LATEST PARTICULARS.] The unfortunate victim, William Reynolds Rothery, was about twenty years of age, and a dealer in rags, and resided alone in a housein Holbeck-lane. He lefthis home about noon on Thursday, the 2d inst., and sold a quantity of rags to Mr. J. Kirk, in Meadow-l
NOTICE.-We have given a full report of the trial of Oxford in our Supplement of to-day. TIIE RA. SUNDAY, JULY 12, 1840. Well, three more weeks will bring to a close the most dull, inglorious, and useless Parliamentary Ses- sion that ever afflicted our legislative history with rec
-4G-- INSOLVENTDEBTORS' COURT.-"-POLISHING OFr" CREDITORS. -Thomas Brandon was opposed by Mr. Woodrotfe, on the part of Mr. Stephens, a tailor, in Farringdon-sireet, and Mr. Watson, a gas-fitter. ne was supported by Mr. Nichols.-This insolvent had been an on- graveralcoppcr-l at
The Augsburg Gazette has the following interesting letter from a Paris rcrrespondent on the commercial relations of France 15itI Abyssinia "The commercial relations of France with Abyssinia have of years icreased in activity. Combes and Tamisier, two en- but rather ignorant St.
No. 12. -SECOND SERIES. Arwj omnlan, sir: I'd ?? headlong to the devil for a woman that is Tmirkeul eshe'd go with me. Wi-,b sir, when I was young, patten ofihie again~srtapving-stone would ignite the inflammable tinder styinst aO~ Covingy.asyug afte Ifa ?? wants to malse himsel
,, . BooKs.-In the time of Confucius, Uo10 years before Christ, books in China were formed of slips of Bamboo, upon which they wrote with the point of a style. Hlow many thousands of modern books are written upois slips of Bamboozle, with no point to their style $ CHEAP LITEATUaR