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NUMBER FOR JANUARY.
Character of times—prevalent delusion and radical errors—their probable
consequences-revolution described-features of existing disease specified
-remedy proposed and enforced.
ry and general observations on political state of Germany—work analyz-
ed, with extracts—concluding disapprobation.
Art. IV. Louis Bonaparte. P. 66-90.
Rarity of royal authors-Louis very probably author of work—its general
nature-detail of its most important contents, with sundry reflections, cri-
ticisms, animadversions, and quotations—low character of work, and
blunders of its author.
ART. V. Mackenzie's Illustrations of Phrenology. P. 90-108.
Progress of intellectual philosophy-defects of prevalent systems--difficul-
ties in science to be removed-claims of phrenology-its principles and
probable benefits-nature, plan, and objects of work—its value appre-
Art. VI. Wiffen's Julia Alpinula, &c. P. 108–116.
The real Julia Alpinula eulogized-her history might have been in better
hands—the author's defects specimens of his performance, with strictures
poems in the work characterized-friendly advice to author.
ART. VII. The Percy Anecdotes-Humanity. P. 116-121.
General opinion of anecdotes how to use them-nature of present work-
Why noticed-historical sketch and biographical remarks, with critical ob-
servations" Illustrations of Waverley, &c. &c.” by Allan, specially and
Fanciful encomium--ludicrous extracts and commentary,
Art. I. Dunbar's Addition to the Collectanea Majora. P. 253—277,
progressmerits of Dalzel-mexamination of Dunbar's addition to his Ma,
ART. II. The Percy Anecdotes Youth. P. 278-291.
Art. III. Modern History of Prussia. P. 291-310.
greater caution of author recently-imperfection of work—abstract of most important contents.
Art. IV. Jacobite Relics-Second Series. P. 310-323. Former opinion of editor on the whole confirmed-analysis of work, with extracts and miscellaneous remarks.
ART. V. Kenilworth. P. 324-353. Reiterated eulogium of author-charms of his English subjects-story analyzed, with ample extracts.
Art. VI. Lloyd's Thoughts in London. P. 354–363. Peculiar character of this poet--specimens, with remarks--Mr. Lloyd's defects surpassed by his excellencies.
Arr. VII. State of the Press. P. 363-376. Claimant importance of press-culpable indifference to it--more culpable fa
vour towards its crimes--this chargeable on whigsconsequent growth of evils -high value of genuine freedom of press-its limits-enjoined by necessities and nature of society-its safeguard liable to be corrupted by its licentiousness-prostituted literature—what the press has done, no argument for its future and entire excellence---sophistical and dangerous opinions as to prevalence and unmixed benefit of truth-special and chief examples of pestilent writers-best and true remedy to be sought, not in coercion, but in intellectual superiority-duty of the well-disposed to exert and encourage it.
NUMBER FOR APRIL. Art. I. Political State of Germany. P. 381_408. Notice of Mr. Sartorius-general view of his work-progress of Germany—
how influenced by French revolution—its present aspect, component parts, various institutions, and political discontents
especially of Austria, Prussia, Bavaria, Wirtemberg, Baden, Darmstadt, Hesse Cassel, Saxony, Hanover-author's general opinion as to condition of Germany-his remedies against threatening evils.
Art. II. The Scrap Book. P. 408-416. Qualified estimate of work-editor's mismanagement of metaphors-commendation-extracts.
Art. III. Albrechtsberger on Musical Composition. P. 416—428. Why noticed-nature of work-judgment respecting translator, and objec
tions to some of his opinions--commendation of work, with sundry remarks on principles, difficulties, styles of music-sketch of its progress as a science -comparison of old and modern school-rules of severe school to be studied, thougă condemned.