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VIII.
“ How they'll greet us”-and all in moment his roan,
Rolled neck and croup over, lay dead a stone :
And there was my Rowland to bear the whole weight
Of the news which alone could save Aix from her fate,
With his nostrils like pits full of blood to the brim,
And with circles of red to his eye-socket's rim.

IX. Then I cast loose my buff-coat, each holster let fall, Shook off both my jack-boots, let go belt and all, Stood up in the stirrup, leaned, patted his ear, Called my Rowland his pet name, my horse without peer ; Clapped my hands, laughed and sang, any noise, bad or good, Till at length into Aix Rowland galloped and stood.

X. And all I remember is friends flocking round As I sat with his head 'twixt my knees on the ground, And no voice but was praising this Rowland of mine, As I poured down his throat our last measure of wine, Which (the burgesses voted by common consent) Was no more than his due who brought good news from Ghent.

INDEX.

[N.B. The figures with Crotchets refer to the History.]

ACCIDENTS— Fall of a viaduct at Barentin, to the non-commissioned officers and

10; frightful colliery explosion at Risca, privates, 4
thirty-five lives lost, 14 ; two on the ASTRONOMICAL DISCOVERIES- Account
South Eastern railway, 18 ; fatal fire. of the discovery of the new planet
work explosion, 22; fatal explosion at Astræa, and M. Le Verrier's ( Neptune),
Dover, thirteen lives lost, 37; family 455
poisoned at Liverpool, 37; at Oxford,
to Mr. Singleton, 39; on the Eastern BANKRUPTS AND INSOLVENTS, table of,
Counties railway, 61 ; on the Brand 423
ling Junction railway, 62; at the Belgium, change of ministry in, [298] ;
Hungerford steam-boat pier, 63; on destitution in, 199
board H.M. S. Caledonia, 82; at the Births, 209
Balcombe tunnel of the Brighton rail BORNEO_Settlement of Mr. Brooke as
way, 99; on the Eastern Counties rajah of Sarāwak in Borneo, dissen-
railway, Ill; on the Brighton and sion among the native princes, [383] ;
Hastings railway, 128; on the Not. the piratical chiefs excite the anger
tingham and Lincoln railway, 134; on of the British Government, and se-
the Sunderland and Newcastle rail veral nests of pirates are destroyed,
way, 137; on the Great Western rail [384); at length_the Sultan himself
way, Farringdon Road station, 138; at is attacked by a British squadron un.
railway works, near Aberdeen, nine der Sir T. Cochrane, and compelled
lives lost, 143; coal-pit explosion, to fly, (385)
near Glasgow, six lives lost, 143; Borneo, attack on the pirates in, 146
boiler explosion at Newcastle, 157 ; of BRAZILS, the-Speech of the Emperor
a railway bridge near Reading, 171 ; on opening the Legislative Chambers,
explosion of fire-damp at Rounds Green [350]
Colliery, near Dudley, 175; several BUTCHERS' Meat,

average price of,
colliery accidents in Staffordshire, 183;

422.
to the Emperor of Russia, 189 ; on
the Manchester and Bolton railway, CANADA—Speech of Earl Cathcart to
191 ; steam-boiler explosion at Bristol, the Canadian Parliament, [374]; alarm
195

excited by the free-trade measures of
Acts, List of, passed in Session 1846 ; the British Parliament, address of the

Public General Acts, 395; Local and Legislative assembly [377]; speech
Personal Acts, 399; Private Acts, of Earl Cathcart on closing the Ses-
printed, 417

sion, (379)
Æther, discovery of the extraordinary use CHINA -- Accounts of disturbances in,
of, in surgical operations, 199

142
Algiers, the French in, Abd-el-Kader de. Coroner's Inquests -- Extraordinary mor.

feated by General Jussuf, 7; dread tality in a family, 13; on Mr. Richard
ful sufferings of a detachment under Dresser,hydropathy, 85; on Mr. Haydon,
General Levasseur, 7

91; on two brothers, suicides, at Not.
Amateur Theatricals The Elder Bro tingham, 100; Frederic John
ther, 1

White, private, 7th Hussars – flogging
Antiquities–Under Covent Garden mar in the army 105; on the Baron de
ket, 16

Bode, 149; on Mr. Alsager, 171;
Army - The new regulations, rewards death from starvation, 176; on a child

on

Coroner’s Inquests —continued.

sent in a basket to Nottingham, 180;
on the master and mate of a French
ship, suffocated, 182; at Cambridge on
Elizabeth Howe-power of the proc-

tors, 184
Cracow-insurrection in Silesia, pro-

visional government organized at Cra-
cow, [304]; the city taken possession
of by the Austrians, [304]; and by the
Russians and Prussians, [305]; Édict
of the Emperor of Austria annexing
Cracow to the Imperial dominions,
[305] ; city taken possession of by
Count Castiglione, his manifesto an-
nouncing the determination of the
Three Powers; final extinction of

Polish nationality, [307]
Deaths— Ailsa, marq. 282; Alexander,

D. A. 243; Allen, hon. J. W. A.
286; Alsager, T. M. 297; Anderson,
A. 303; Anderson, J. 238; Anderson,
rev, sir C. J. 247; Anderson, W. 292;
Anhalt Dessau, duchess of, 239; An-
nesley, F. 261; Ansley, col. B. 286 ;
Anson, S. 29:3; Arbuthnot, lady, 269,
Armour, R. 241 ; Armstrong, mrs.
296; Arundel, F. V. J. 302; Ash-
hurst, W. H. 261; Atholl, duke of,
284; Atkin, T. T. 262; Atty, It. W.
F. W. 253; Austria, archduke of,
238

Baker, lady, 286 ; Balchild, maj. G.
E. r. m. 285; Baldwin, rev. Č. F.
297; Balfour, capt. W. r. n. 241;
Balmer, G. 249 ; Baring, lady, 270 ;
Barker, M. H. 265; Barlow, sir G. H.
312; Barneby, J. 300; Barrington,
sir J. 237 ; Bayly, gen. sir H. 251;
Beauchamp, cntss. 252; Beauclerk,
adm. lord A. 304; Bellamy, J. 312;
Beresford, J. C. 269; Bessel, dr. F.
W. 245; Blagrave, mrs. 239; Bloom-
field, lord, 275; Bodham, mrs. 234;
Bond, W. 293; Bondé, lady, 281;
Booth, D. 303; Boothby, sir W. 251;
Bouverie, mrs. 253; Bouverie, mrs.
265; Bramah, J. J. 284; Brockman,
rev. T. 270; Brooke, dame, 293;
Brown, r.-adm. E. W. 293; Buddi-
com, rev. R. P. 265; Buller, rev. J.
296; Bunbury, T. 256 ; Butler, hon.
P. 261

Calkin, J. 314; Cameron, lady,
239; Campbell, rev. H. 241 ; Camp-
bell, sir A. 270; Carnac, sir J. R.
239; Carrick, earl of, 250; Cassini,
count, 234 ; Cathcart, lady, 297; Ca-
ton, mrs. 297 ; Cawley, comm. J. 253;
Cayle, J. 262; Chandle, capt. 314;

Deaths—continued.

Cholmondeley, C. 302; Churchill,
miss, 296; Clarke, mrs. 252; Clark-
son, T. 287; Clavell, capt. J. 244;
Clay, E. S. 239; Clowes, rev. J.
290; Coates, D. 252; Cohen, J. 237;
Colborne, W. N. R. 246; Collard,
r.-adm. V. 245; Colquhoun, lady,
295; Compton, sir H. 238; Colton,
rev. H. S. 261; Crotty, dr. 292;
Curran, R. 304; Curzon, adm. hon.
H. 253; Cust, miss, 252

Dallas, lady, 249; Darley, G. 298;
Davie, sir H. P. 237; Davies, col. T.
H. 304 ; Dawnay, visct. 255; Dealtry,
B. 293; Dedel, baron, 279; De
Krusenstern, chev. 292; D'Oyly, rer.
G. 236 ; De Vitre, lt. J. r. n. 314;
De Bode, baron, 290; D'Harcourt,
marq. 264 ; De Kotzebue, 0. 245;
De Pollon, count, 313; De Melfort,
lady, 299; De Sablenkoff, mad. 305;
De Taaffe, entss. 293; Disney, gen. sir
M. 251; Doneraile, visctss.240;
Douglas, lady, 246; Doyle, capt. sir
B C. r. n. 274; Dragonetti

, D. 250 ;
Drummond, lady, 302; Dryden, rev.
L. E. 238; Dunkin, J. 314; Dun-
more,

dr.-cntss. 256; Dyke, sir P. H.
274

Edgell, r.-adm. H. F. 264; Edge-
worth, F. B. 293; Edgeworth, mrs.
290 ; Edmonstone, mr. 243; Elphin-
stone, maj..gen. sir H. 252; Edwin,
It.-col. 304; Errol, earl, 250 ;
Erskine, hon. H. D. 315; Ewart, C.
246
Fetherstonhaugh, sir

H. 295;
Fletcher, capt. W. r. n. 256; Fletcher,
rev. W. 248; Field, B. 249; Fisher,
T. R. 296; Foley, E. T. 248;
Forbes, sir J. 243; Forrest, sir D.
297 ; Foster, mrs. 250 ; Fraser, lady,
296; Freebairn, A. 280; Frere, rt.
hon. J. H. 234; Fyers, maj.-gen. P.
255

Gage, J. 314; Garrett, v.-adm. H.
250 ; Gisborne, rev. T. 247; Glan-
ville, F. 261; Goold, T. 268 ;
Goolden, W. 249; Gordon, It-col.
J. 294; Grant, sir M. G. 298; Gran-
ville, earl, 235; Green, It. J. 295;
Green, It. w. P. 294 ; Gregory XVI.
Pope, 258; Grenville, rt. hon. T. 305;
Griffiths, col. F. 294; Grimston, bon.
miss, 294 ; Groves, mrs. 261; Gywn,
J. F. 243

Hale, hon. mrs. 249; Hall, mrs.
300; Hamilton, lady, 293 ; Hamilton,
lady R. 297; Hancock, r.-adm. R. T.
244; Handley, H. 264; Harris, J.

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Deaths-continued.

296 ; Hawker, J. 249; Haydon. R.
262; Heales, lt. T. r. n. 298; Hein.
rich, prince, 269; Hesse, landgrave of,
304 ; Heward, sir S. 249; Hoare, rev.
R. P. 249; Hobhouse, lady, 315;
Hodgson, gen. J. 237; Hodgson, rev.
J. 233; Hood, mrs. 302; Hood, visct.
253; Homfray, mrs. 314; Howard,
lord, 312; Hume, J. 294; Hum-
phreys, J. D. 285 ; Hunter, gen. D.
244; Hunter, miss, 305

Isham, sir J. V. 280

Jefferson, S. 239; Jones, capt. W.
r. n. 256

Keith, capt. hon. W. r. n. 234;
Kempe, A. J. 280; Kerr, hon. J.
253; Kildare, bishop of, 274; Kil-
kerny, earl, 267 ; Knight, H. G.
240

Lake, sir J. 304; Latham, rev. T.
254; Latham, R. 239; Lawrence, T.
286; Lees, lady, 252; Lees, sir E. S.
287; Le Keux, J. 248; Leslie, miss,
254; Leycester, rev. 0. 264; Lid.
dell, miss, 261 ; Lipscombe, G. 296 ;
Liston, J. 245; Liverpool, dr.-cntss.
294; Logier, J. B. 267; Lover, mrs.
297; Loxdale, J. 248; Lumley, hon.
S. H. 297; Lumley, maj.-gen. sir
J. R. 243; Luxcombe, rt. rev. M.
280

Macaulay, H. W. 287; Macgregor,
lady, 249; Macgregor, sir W. 248;
MacKinnon, mrs. 298; Maclaren, col.
J. 234; Maister, H. W. 239; Man-
ners, lady, 296; Mant, lady, 248;
Marsh, J. 262; Martin, It.-col. R. F.

Martyn, mrs. 314; Maxwell,
mrs. 296 ; Mayo, rev. C. 243; Met-
calf, lord, 282; M Gregor, B. 298;
M.Nevin, D. 267; Miller, sir W. 254;
Mitchell, gen. G. 314; Money, rev.
E. K. 238; Moore, hon. mrs. 286 ;
Moore, rev. J. 262; Moore, rt. hon.
A. 234; Montague, hon. miss, 262;
Morgan, col J. 297 ; Mountsandford,
lord, 287 ; Muirhead, lady, 262; Mur.
ray, H. 243; Murray, sir G. 270 ;
Muskerry, baroness, 287 ; Morgan, sir
C. 303

Naylor, T. 290; Newby, rev. G.
253; Newcome, rev. W. 255; Nichols,
mrs. 237; Nightingale, sir C. 304

Ongley, hon. F. H. 281; Osborne,
hon. D. A. G. 254; Otway, sir R. W.
254; Owen, It.-gen. R. 285

Pakenham, T. 294 ; Park, A. 250 ;
Partis, mrs. 238; Pascoe, J. 238 ;
Paterson, R. 2533 ; Paxton, lady, 301;
Penfold, rev. G. S. 293; Pennant,

Deaths--continued.

lady, 301 ; Phillips, gen. sir C. 262 ;
Phillott, It.-col. J. 297; Plunkett, hon.
E. R. 256; Portal, W. 241; Praed,
W. T. 266; Preston, lady, 280; Pres-
ton, sir R. 281; Prichard, H. 299;
Pring, D. 299; Prussia, princess W.
of, 249; Purcell, P. 256

Ramsay, lady, 237; Reade, lady,
312; Reigo, canon, 298; Richards,
R. V. 265; Rodney, baron, 255;
Rollo, lord, 315; Romney, cntss. 261;
Rose, mrs. 238; Rothes, dr.-entss.
255; Rowles. S. 314; Rowley, adm.
sir C. 233; Rycroft, sir H. 292; Rus-
sell, maj.-gen, lord, G. W. 267

Salm-Salm, prince of, 281; Salt-
marshe, P. 299; Samo, J. 245; Sa-
mouelle, G. 241; Saunders, gen. S.
248; Shee, mrs. 253; Shelley, lady,
280 ; Shortall, It.-gen. J. 304; Sim-
mons, R. 285; Skipsey, r.-adm. W.
245; Slade, capt. J. r. n. 296; Smith,
capt. T. r. n. 236 ; Sorell, lt-col, sir
T. 247; St. Asaph, bishop of, 284;
Stewart, P. M. 296; Stillingfleet, rev.
H. A. 282; Stourton, lord, 302;
Strathmore, earl, 281; Stuart, D. 280;
Sutton, F. H. 256; Swale, col. R.
303; Sydenham, J. jun. 301; Sykes,
lady, 255

Taddy, mrs. 280; Tagore, baboo D.
272; Talbot, J. 252; Talbot, lady,
247; Taylor, rt. hon. sir B 294 ;
Tegg, T. 252; Templetown, visct.
286 ; Thomond, marq. 279; Thomp-
son, lady, 282; Tindal, sir N. C. 265;
Toker, capt. T. R. 264 ; Tonna, mrs.
267; Trench, adm. hon. W. C.
275; Trenchard, W. T. D. 285 ;
Trevelyan, sir J. 256; Tufnell, hon.
mrs. 261; Turner, mrs. 304 ; Turner,
sir E. 293

Ude, E. 249; Uniacke, N. F. 304

Vassall, capt. sir S. L. H. 258 ;
Vavasour, C. 252

Wade, col. T. F. 301 ; Wakefield,
capt. G. 238; Wakefield, D. 269;
Waldegrave, earl of, 289; Walker,
W. 286; Waller, T. G. 241 ; Wal.
ton, rev. J. 251; Warburton, rev. R.
E. 255; Ward, G. R. M. 256; Ward,
R. P. 274; Weld, P. 250; West.
minster, march. 300; Westwood, R.
299; Wetherell, sir C. 276; Wells,

234; Whithead, lady, 299;
White r.-adm. T. 297 ; Whitmore, T.
240; Whittingham, J. 279; Wildman,
col. E. 248; Williams, sir J. 284 ;
Winchester, It.-col. R. 270; Winter-
ton, dr.-cntss. 296 ; Wodehouse, lord,

267 ;

mrs.

Deaths—continued.

257; Wolseley, sir C. 291; Wombell,
sir G. 296; Wood, sir F. L. 315;
Wordsworth, rev. C. 239; Wyndham,
J. C. 241; Wynn, G. 281.

Yarborough, earl, 281; Younge, mr.
297

ENGLAND- Apparent security; sudden

break up of Sir R. Peel's Government;
its causes, viz. the failure of the potato
crop, and the consequent removal of
the Corn Laws, [2] ; Lord John Rus.
sell receives Her Majesty's commands
to form a Government, [3]; he fails,
and Sir R. Peel returns to office as an
opponent of the Corn Laws, [3]; ex-
amination of his motives, (3); Parlia-
ment opened by Her Majesty in per-

son, [4) - see PARLIAMENT
Execution of Martha Browning, 4; of

Bryan Seery, at Mullingar, 19; of
Yarham, the Yarmouth murder, 58

v.

France-continued.

charges of corruption, [235]; foreiga
policy, amendment moved by M. Ber-
ryer, [236]; reply of M. Guizot,
[237]; amicable relations with Eng.
land, MM. Remusat, Thiers, Guizot,
[239); the slave trade and right of
search, MM. Billault, Peyramont, (240
to 242]; affairs of the Rio de la Plata,
[242]; Madagascar, MM. Vitet, Gui-
zot, [243]; Poland, MM. de Lamar-
tine, Guizot, [244]; address adopted,
reply of the King, [245] ; Government
patronage, remarkable speech of M.
Thiers, [247]; reply of M. Guizot,
(250); secret service money bill, speech
of M.'de Montalembert, [251]; reply
of M. Guizot, (252]; view taken by
the French of the English free-trade
measures, speech of the Minister of
Commerce, (252); and of M. Guizot,
[254]; attack of M. Thiers on the
policy of the Ministry, (255); reply
of M. Guizot, [258]; attempt of Le-
comte to assassinate the King, his trial
and execution, [266]—See Chronicle
-and of Henri, [266]; escape of
Prince Louis Napoleon from Ham,
[267]; the Chambers dissolved, gene-
ral election, and speech of the King to
the New Chambers, [267); election of
President, [268]; dreadful inundations
and scarcity, [268]; marriage of the
Duc de Montpensier to the Infantá
Louisa, (269]; marriage of the Due
de Bourdeaux with a princess of Mo-

dena, [269]
France- Abd-el-Kader defeated by Ge-

neral Jussuf, 7; dreadful sufferings of a
French force under General Levasseur,
7; fall of a viaduct at Barentin, 10;
attempt of Lecomte to assassinate the
King, 64; attempt of Henri, 113;
trial of Henri, 122; food riots, 148;
great flood, rise of the Rhone and the

Loire, 162
Geneva-Civil war in ; city attacked by

the insurgents, the State Council resign,

152
GREAT BRITAIN— See ENGLAND and

PARLIAMENT
GREECE—The King's speech on opening

the Chambers, [299]; the addresses in
reply unfavourable to the Colletti
Ministry, [301]; extraordinary state-
ment of the Minister of Finance, ter.
mination of the Session, and reopened,

speech of the King, (303]
Gun cotton, discovery of, by Professor

Schönbein, 203

FINANCE ACCOUNTS-i. Public Income,

376; ii. Public Expenditure, 378 ;
iii. Disposition of Grants, 379; iv.
Unfunded Debt, 389; Public
Funded Debt, 390; vi. Trade and
Navigation, 392
Fires—at Newcastle, 23; in Liverpool,

34; in Crawford Street, four lives lost,
51; extraordinary fire at Dublin, 57;
conflagration of St. John's, Newfound.
land, 85; conflagration at Soham, 101;
at Liverpool, 110; at Liverpool and
Greenock, 137; at the Croydon rail-
way station, 141; in Kent Street,
Southwark, 152 ; the Garrick theatre
burnt, 167; at Bedford, 168; extensive
conflagration 170; conflagration
Gravesend, 178; the steamer Shannon
burnt, 189; Flixton Hall destroyed,

190; at Irongate Wharf, 202
FRANCE-Opening of the Chambers,

triumph of Ministers on the election
of President, [220]; address of the
Chamber of Peers to the King, [220];
discussions on the address, finance,
[221]; the Syrian Christians, speech
of M. Guizot, [222]; address carried,
[224]; the King's reply, (225); ad-
dress of the Chamber of Deputies,
(225); debate thereon, charges of cor-
ruption, speeches of M. Corne Ley-
rand, Peyramont, Duchâtel, Duver-
gier d'Hauranne, [226 to 228]; fo-
reign policy, speech of M. Thiers (228);
of M. Guizot in reply, [233]; M.
Billault, [235]; discussion on the para-
graphs_amendment of M. Isambert

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