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L.200,000; and that the Prime Editor, toms for Scotland, with a salary or the Subordinates, and Contributors, L.3000 ; and Wastle, whose tenant pocket the remaining L.200,000. A very have given over paying rents, has sig

. few minutes consideration will suffice nified his willingness to accept the to point out the manifold advantages Home-Department, at L.4000. Nom of such an arrangement.

we four, Christopher North, the In the first place, an instantaneous English Opium-Eater, Tickler

, and shove will be given to the paper ma- Wastle, will, we hold, conduct the Dufactories of the kingdom. Mr Cow. affairs of a great Magazine with more an will become one of the richest men ability than all the literary men of in Scotland. What Mr Ballantyne Europe in a slump. The "Odontist

, will do, we know not. He must build with his characteristic generosity, has new premises about the size of the refused a salary; his practice among Glasgow Barracks, and set a hundred our fair subscribers being now at once presses at work, otherwise he never so extensive and so lucrative, that procan print the Magazine, and also the bably in a few years he will retire Scotch Novels. What a shew of de- from the profession, and dedicate himvils ! How the imps will pour forth self entirely to the completion of his into daylight when the great flood- great National Work. O'Doherty has gates of Pandemonium are Aung open, solicited the situation of Traveller for and they all issue out to dinner over Orders, and to collect the outstanding the Old Town, seeking what they may rural debts; and as they are not likely devour! Devils live cheap; at their to exceed L.2 or 3000 a year, we shall ordinaries we have heard they dine not baulk the Ensign in any rational devilish well at twopence an imp. As scheme of personal aggrandizement

. to our worthy printer, he will be en- e's wishes are moderate-a cottage at abled in a few years to purchase Fleurs Lasswade, with 1000l. a-year, and he -No, that is entailed—but any im- shall have it. Money goes a long way in mense property in the neighbourhood Germany, and Kemperhausen, who is of Kelso ;-and sure we are that now at Frankfort-on-the-Main

, can he will make a generous landlord. smoke his pipe and get maudlin with Suppose that our printer clears a penny Müllneron 500. The two Mullions have on each number, why, that amounts asked a few thousands by way of loan

, to upwards of L.5000 per annum; but as they have opened a splendid provision say twopence, and there is L.10,000 warehouse at the head of Leith Walk, per annum, neat. But let us leave and let their shew of hams tell the these calculations, in the general be- world the extent of our generosity. lief that paper-makers, printers, com But while we shall thus take care positors, pressmen, and demons, are all of all our resident contributors, our about to wallow in wealth, and let us remuneration to all our literary friends shortly consider the external circum- will be on a scale of proportionate mag. stances of the Editor and his merry nificence. We shall henceforth pay fifty men.

guineas a sheet for common articles

, and We have seen, then, that L.200,000 shall not bogle at a hundred for prime are to be set aside for a genteel and A number will contain about 30 sheets handsome remuneration to ourselves -our annual presents to non-resident and the men of talents over whom we contributors may be somewhere about preside. We prefer a moderate sala- J..40,000.; so that a considerable share ry, if fixed, to a much more splen- of profit will still be left in our hands did thing, uncertain ; and therefore A serious question arises, how is it 80 we are willing to accept L.20,000. be employed ? In the first place

, we The English Opium-eater must be- intend to found twenty travelling concome, as far as residence will make tributorships, at a salary of 1000l. each him so, a Scottish segar-smoker; and, per annum. We knox that, notwithas minister for foreign affairs, have the standing what is said to the contrary goodness to accept L.10,000 a-year. If by gentlemen shabby genteel

, travell

. this seems shabby, he has only to drop ing abroad cannot be done cheaper with a hint, and a few thousands additional, any comfort. Triese travellingcontribuhe well knows, can be no object to us. tors shall be sent all over Europe

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will first of all be given to the public several corps d'armee, which hitherin the Magazine, and then in the usual to have been acting without conquartos. This enlightened zeal and cert, and sometimes for one power, liberality of ours in the cause of science and sometimes for another, must come must make the African Association feel over with colours flying and drums themselves“ pretty damned considera- beating to the Emperor of the North. ble cheap,” to use the expressive phra- All little differences of opinion must be seology of Upper Canada. No travel. laid aside ; and the united Power may ling-contributor will be taken under 17 conquer the world. or above 70 years of age, and he must Taylor and Hessey, Colburn, Sir speak instinctively all the languages Richard, Messrs Nichols and Sons, known since the demolition of the Mr Asperne's heirs, and Messrs Tower of Babel, like the late Dr John Macready, Skelly, and Muckersy, Leyden.

must all hoist their flags under the Notwithstanding all these princely great banner of the Sultan Ebony. benefactions, a balance we find is still Let them divide the £200,000 annong upon our hands, and we confess that them as they chuse, and let them we feel considerable difficulty in fixing spend it as they chuse, only our friendon its application. Odoherty would ship for Mr Blackwood impels us to fain endow a Foundling Hospital or a offer him a few hints on the applicaMagdalen Asylum ; but the policy of tion of his moiety. With the other such buildings is more than question- proposed proprietors, being personally able. The Odontist proposes founding a unacquainted, they might think we College at Dinningyst, and Z is anxious were using an unwarrantable liberty that Missionaries should be sent to with them, were we to interfere with propagate Christianity among the na- any of their private concerns. tives of Cockaigne. But we shall let To Mr Blackwood, then, we have our readers into the secret a few pages to propose, first, that he present farther on.

Michael Linning with a promise of We have now spoken slightly of the £30,000, which is all that is now probable application of parts and parwanting to complete the subscriptionticles of two-thirds of the gross total money requisite for the erection of of the returns. We come now to al. the Parthenon on the Calton-hill. It lude to the remaining L.200,000, is a most absurd thing in us to call which

will become the annual netting Edinburgh the Modern Athens, and of the Proprietors and Trade. And here yet not to have the Parthenon to shew, we are necessarily led into some de- in support of our modest and approtails.

priate appellation. Such is the public The readers of this our very hasty spirit of all ranks of people in Scotland, and rude Prospectus will have percei- that the subscription amounts to seved, probably, by this time, that we veral thousand pounds; and Mr Blackintend there shall be no other Maga- wood, we are sure, will never think of zine but our own. The One is to su- grudging so paltry a sum. All that he persede, or rather to include, all will require in return, will be to have others; and we feel confident that a bis name either inscribed in letters of single moment's reflection will induce gold, or engraved on a marble slab on all the proprietors, editors, and con the front of the chief portico, and tributors of the most respectable Ma- perhaps his bust set by the side of gazines in the kingdom, to join the that of Minerva. It does not, howGreat Concern. They had as well be ever, seem unreasonable, on second swallowed up at once with a good thoughts, that he should draw the grace. It is for their own advantage rents of all the bottoms in the seats that they should be so. Their currents of the Presbyterian Kirk, which, we must join the vortex.

understand, is judiciously to be placed There are in Britain just six Maga- as a kernel in the shell of the Grecian zines, as far as we know, worthy of Temple; and, as we shall get a call joining the Grand Coalition—Taylor inoderated in favour of the Rev. Mr and Hessey's, Colburn's, the Gentle- L******, to preach in the Parthenon, man's, Sir Richard's, the European, Ebony may, after all, get 3 per cent and the Scotch Episcopal. All these for his coin.

more.

In the second place, we humbly eldest boys will be soon able for a propose, that the Publisher make a very responsible situation, they must loan to Government, on lower terms be the Head Clerks of the Establishthan Ricardo or Rothschild would do, ment, under the taking title of “ Twins for the purpose of annually clearing of the Tunnel.” and repairing the Caledonian Canal. In the fourth place, Blackwood must

In the third place, we humbly pro- give a helping hand to government, to pose that he shall dig a tunnel below enable them to put the finishing stone the Frith of Forth, connecting our to the Plymouth Breakwater. shores with the kingdom of Fife. Well, all is fixed, and a great deal This is a speculation that would pay But what become of all the well. We undertake ourselves to light contributors of the six Engulphed the tunnel by a contrivance of our own Magazines ? Not a hair of one of their that will astonish the scientific world, heads shall be wet. We take them all and put gas into bad odour. Mr Black- on trial, at fifty guineas a sheet. wood has many sons; and as his two

I lift my eyes upon the radiant Moon,
That long unnoticed o'er my head has held
Her solitary walk; and, as her light
Recals my wandering soul, I start to feel
That all has been a dream. Alone I stand
Amid the silence. Onward rolls the stream
Of time, while to my ear its waters sound
With a strange rushing music. O my soul !
Whate'er betide, for aye remember thou
These mystic warnings, for they are of Heaven.

L'Envoy
TO VOLUME TENTH.

TEN VOLUMES ARE COMPLETED! AND BETWEEN

SEVEN AND EIGHT THOUSAND PAGES THEY CONTAIN;

PAGES OF JOCULAR OR SOLEMN STRAIN,
OF MELTING PATHOS, OF DERISION KEEN,
OF POESY FOR CLOSET OR FOR SCENE,

OF CRITICISM TRUE, OF SMILING WIT,

of BoIST'ROUS HUMOUR, MERRIMENT EXQUISITE,
AND NOT unmix'D WITH BALAAM, AS I WEEN.
BUT, ABOVE ALL, THROUGH GOOD AND ILL SUCCESS,

FIRM HAVE WE STOOD TO BRITAIN'S MUCH-LOVED NAME,
HEWING DOWN THOSE, WHO, GODLESS, HONOURLESS,

HAVE SOUGHT BY WORD OR DEED TO WORK HER SHAME,
WHEREBY, AS ALL THE GOOD AND WISE CONFESS,

WE O'ER THE EARTH HAVE WON IMMORTAL FAME.

INDEX TO VOLUME X.

ABSTRACT, brief, of Mr OʻFogarty's Blackwood, Mr, letter of Mr Coleridge to,
Journal, 438

253
Acrostic, 348

Blaize Fitztravesty, A Midsummer Night's
Administration, of the Magazine, on the Dream, by, 557

late Rumour of a Change of, 743. Na- Blue and Yellow, learning and liberality
tional Distress consequent on, ib. Mo.

of, 411
tives of the Editor on sending in his re British Drama, the Modern, No. I. 53
signation, 744. Consternation of the Broken Heart, the, 170
Publisher, and the world of Edinburgh, Brown, Tom, remarks on his Table-Talk,
ib. The Editor relents, and determines 332
never to part with his office but with life, Bull, John, the, and the Morning Chroni-
745. Rumour of the publisher's death, cle, on the personalities of, 315
and its consequences, ib. Effects of the Buried Alive, the, 262
rumour of the Editor's resignation, in Byron, Lord, review of his contin uation of
London, 746. General meeting in Edin Don Juan, 107. Remarks on his Anas-
burgh on the subject, 748; and its re tasius, 200
solutions, 749. Rejoicings and illumi.
nations on the Editor resuming his func. Canada, the emigrants' voyage to, 455.
tions, ib. Effects produced by the ru. Review of Howison's sketches of, 537
mour over Scotland, 750 ; and by its Carder, Martin, the, a tale, 199
contradiction, ib. Remarks on these mo Cerebral developement of David Haggart,
mentous events, 751. Proposal for pub remarks on phrenological observations on
lishing only one Magazine for the island, the, 682
752

Characters of Living Authors, by them-
Adventure in the North-west territory, 137 selves, No. I. 69
Adventus in Hiberniam Regi svera atque Chaucer and Don Juan, remarks on, 295
perfecta historia, 319

Cheese, civilization, and north country bal.
Anastasius, or Memoirs of a modern Greek, lads, letter on, 441
remarks on, 200

Christmas Chit-chat, 493
Ancient National Melodies, No. I. 554. Christmas in Edinburgh, 691

Song 1. Comparisons are Odious, a Christophe, late Emperor of Hayti, letter
Chaunt, ib. Song 2. Cobbett's Com relating to, 545
plaint, a Dirge, 556

Christopher Agonistes, 409
Ancient World, remarks on dramas of the, Cobbett's Complaint, a dirge, 556
738

Cochrane, Captain, remarks on his journey
Annals of the Parish, letter to the author from Petersburgh to the North-East
of, 666

Cape of Asia, 741
Apologetical Note, 348

Coleridge, Mr, letter from, 243. Selec-
Appointments, military, 236, 356, 487, tions from his literary correspondence,
605

ib. Letter I. From a professional friend,
Asia, remarks on Captain Cochrane's Jour ib. II. In answer to the foregoing, 244.
ney to the north-east cape of, 741

On the philosophical import of the words

Object and Subject, 246. III. To Mr
Balbogle, Mrs Ogle of, 290

Blackwood, 253. IV. To a Junior Soph,
Ballad, a Lyrical, 123

at Cambridge, 255. Substance of a dia-
Bankrupts, British, 235, 355, 486, 603 logue, with a commentary on the same.
Barker, Mr, expostulation with, 216. His 256. V. To a Junior Soph, at Cam-

retort courteous, 415. The Quip-modest bridge, 259
to, 587

Columbus Secundus, the voyages and tra-
Battle of Roslin, the, 299

vels of, 33. Children's plays in Edin-
Beacon, the floating, 270

burgh, ib. Those of the Boys, 34, of
Bell, the man in the, 373

the Girls, 36. A Scene in the Grass-
Birth-day, the King's, in Edinburgh, de market, 38. In Musselburgh, 40. Edin.
scription of, 304

burgh Fish Market, 206. A chapter of
Births, list of, 238, 357, 488, 608

blunders, 210. The King's birth-day
Vol. X.

5 C

758

in Edinburgh, 304. Columbus mista- Edinburgh Review, on the learning and li.
ken for a highway-man, 308. Leith

berality of the, 411. On the rise, pro.
Races, 389. Columbus disturbed by a gress, decline, and fall of the, 668
ghost, 398. Private Note, 403. Christ. Efigies, the, 168
mas in Edinburgh, 691

Emigrants' voyage to Canada, the, 455
Comedies, notices of old English. No. I. English Comedies, notices of old ones, 127
127

English Literature, on the personalities of
Commercial Reports, 232, 352, 483, 599

the Augustine age of, 312
Comparisons are odious. A chaunt, 554 Epistle Preliminary, the, 3
Contributors, an expostulatory Round-ro general, 476
bin from fourteen, 116

Epistles familiar, from an old friend with
Coplestone, Dr, on his inquiry into the a new face, 43, 200, 217, 312

doctrines of necessity and predestination, Expedition against the Pirates of the Per.
192, 376

sian gulf, proceedings of the, 151
Corbet's, Bishop, remarks on his poems, 88 Expostulation with Mr Barker, 216. His
Coronation, the, Thomas Duffle's account retort-courteous, 415

of the preparations for, 8, and the cere. Expostulatory Round-robin from 14 con.
mony, 14. Account of a dinner in ho. tributors, 116

nour of, in Edinburgh, 26
Coronation Tragedy, remarks on a, 53

Falkland Palace, account of a visit to, 61
Covenant, the Whigs of the, 665

Familiar Epistles from an old friend with
Cranioscopy, craniology, phrenology, &c. a new face. On Hogg's memoirs, 43.
Essays on, 73. Chap. II. 77

On Anastasius, by Lord Byron, 200.
Critics, why are poets indifferent ones ? On the personalities of the Whigs, 217.
180

On the personalities of the Augustine

age of English literature, 312
Daniel O'Rourke, an Epic poem, Canto Feldberg's Denmark, remarks on, 172
VI. 429

Fifeana, No. 1. 60. Visit to Falkland
Deans, a Jeanie, in love, 5

Palace, 61
Death, singular recovery from, 582

Fisheries, remarks on those of Shetland,
Deaths, lists of, 239, 358, 489, 609

728
Denmark Delineated, remarks on, 172

Floating Beacon, the, a scene on the coast
Dialogue, substance of a, with a comment of Norway, 270
ary on the same, 256

Fogarty O'Fogarty, letter from, inclosing
Dirge, a mother's, over her child, 187 Canto VI. of Daniel O'Rourke, 428
Doctrines of necessity and predestination,

Sonnet and lines to, 437. Brief Ab-
remarks on Coplestone's inquiry into

stract of his journal, 438
the, 192, 376

Funeral of the late Queen, remarks on the
Don Juan, review of the continuation of, proceedings at the, 222
107

and Chaucer, remarks on, 295 Gall and Spurzheim, remarks on an in.
Drama, the modern British, No. I. The quiry into the principles and utility of
Fatal Unction, 53

the system of, 682
Review of the First Murder, a

General Epistle, 476
sacred, 321

Giorno, Parini's, remarks on, 525
Dramas of the Ancient World, by David Glenlonely-Trout, Mr Snapflint's visit to
Lyndsay, remarks on, 730

the minister of, 286
Dramatic tale, the Vigil of St Mark, a, Good Town, the, on the propriety of pro-
341

viding a mansion-house and state-equi.
Duffle, Thomas, the voyages and travels page for the Lord Provost of, 449

of, 4. His account of the preparations Gracious Rain, 186
for, 8, and the ceremony of the King's Grave, the silent, a sonnet, 300
Coronation, 14. He contrasts that of

H.
George IV. with King Crispin's in Glas. Haggart, David, remarks on the cerebral
gow, 1818, 15. London adventures of, developement of, 684
166. The wig and the black cat, 636. Hans Beudix ; a tale, 264
Travelling by night, 658. The Odon- Harold's Grave, a poem, 651
tist's monkey, 660. The Covenanters, Haydon's paintings, letter concerning, 60
661

Hayti, and its late Emperor Christophe,

letter relative to, 545
Early Rising, remarks on, 570

Historical view of the rise, progress,

de.
Edinburgh, account of a Coronation Din cline, and fall of the Edinburgh Re.
ner in, 26. Of the children's plays in,

view, 668
33. Scene in the Grassmarket of, 38. Hogg, James, the Ettrick Shepherd, re-
In the Fish-market, 206. The King's marks on his auto-biography, 43
Birth-day in, 304. On the propriety of Hop-ground, the, 623. `Introductory leto
purchasing a mansion-house and state ter, ib. Spring, 625. Summer, ib.
cquipage for the Lord Provost of, 449. Autumn, 626. Winter, ib
Christmas in, 691

lloræ Cantabrigiensis, No. VII. 352

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