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- SUMMER EVENING.

THE PENITENT.

MRS. CAUDLES CURTAIN LECTURES.

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THOUGHTS ON CEMETERIES.

A ROMANCE OF REAL LIFE.

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THE BROAD AND NARROW GUAGE…

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RAILWAY COMMITTEE-FRIDAY,…

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TUESDAY.

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HOUSE OF COMMONS.

Corn Trade.

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THE WRONGS OF THE POSTMEN!

THE PECULIAR BURDENS UPON…

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THE PECULIAR BURDENS UPON LAND, Mr. Ward haslat.ely broughl forward an unsuccessful motion for lin inquilY ioto this subject. We quile agree with the majo- rity that rejected it-there n no reason lor auy inquiry inlo the matter. W e can save the house Ii blue-book (so called (rom Íls effect upon the looks of honourable members while engaged in ils perusal) by a succinct account of these" peculiar bUldeDs" (or elicit of the three divisions of Ihe United Kingdom. ENGLAND. Imprimis, we should say a very peculiar burden upon the lanel in England is- 1. A sporting lanrllord, in whose eyes partridges are of more consequence than paupers, and who iu all 6chelues of aiuelioia- lion spells peasant" with a ph." 2. A n ill-paid overworked labourer, with 8 mind as bare a, his body, a dog-hole for a dwelling, and an union. house for a refuge. 3. An ignorant tenantry, with a confidence in Sir Robert Pcel, and a blind dependence on protection and the landlord. 4. A non. resident reetor, wilh a tasle for Cheltenham waters, and a notion that tbe working clergy are composed of curates at £ 80 per annum. IRELAND. 1. An absentee proprietor, who considers hedge.8hooting the natural amusement of the Iiish peasantry believes Ihe only genteel" residence for a man of taste to be an English watering- place, and hold. tbe duties of properly to be all on the siùe 01 Il1e tenant. 2. A Protestant ascendancy panon, who looks on Orange Lodges all a development of the Christisn church Boyne water" as a hymn; and a National School as a favoUfte parade- ground (or the Evil One. 3. A rack-renting agent, whose favourite argument is a po- liceman's bayonet. SCOTLAND. 1. A Highland landholder, with a preference for sheep-walks over small holdings, and a tendency to promole emigraliou on a Jurge scale by driviug oul forty families ill oue clearing. 2. A population of paupers depending on what the heritors like to give them. Let England, ireland, and Scotland, rid themselves of these burdeos respectively, and we should not despair of even more wondelful results than R Repeal of the Coin Laws, a millenium in which tht: Duke of Buckingham \lhould play in Mr. Cobdeu's drying-grounds, and Vrilliers Sporl over Sir John Tyrell's pre- serves when Sibthorp should exchange Ihe kiss of peace with Bowring; and Hume Ind Herbert 8it cheek-by-jowl on the Treasury Beuch, with the smile of brotherly love upon 1heir faces, and their arms round one another's necks.— Punch.

RAILWAY COl\1l\lITTÉE.

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WOMAN'S EYE.

THE S TAT E S 1\1 A N'S DREAM.

A GEOLOGICAL ODE.

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