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INDEX.

247

manners

382, 467

Franklin's memoirs announced
79 Ladies' Library

227
- religion
178 Lady Maclean of Duart

698
- - anecdote of
179 Lakes, picturesque survey of

74
private correspondence 399 Lalla Rookh, observations on

731
letter to Dr. Priestley
406 La Mort

59
French curiosity
96 Langles and Klaproth

730
hotels
23, 609 Laplanders in London

58
anecdotes

138, 242, 815, 825 Larrey, baron
grenadiers
142 Lasne, general

825
815 Late dinners, the cause of bankruptcy 781
peculiarities

606 Laudanum, to have proper bottles for 312
robbers
216 Laughable customs in Poland

639
Friendly Isles, account of

522 Legends of Lampidosa 611, 633, 783, 905
Fuseli's lectures on painting

475 Leonidas, and the Rape of the Sabines 825
Gallery of the Louvre

895

Letters from a father to his son 795, 861
Gas fires of the Appeuines

928

- from London
Geese, their sagacity

212
.-.-of Dr. Franklin

399
George III., anecdote of

841
- of mrs. Carter

873
Gipsies, interview with a family of 83

of lady Mary W. Montague 805
Gleaner, No. I.
696 Leviathan, tlie crocodile

424
-, No U.

809

Lewis's, J. description of Waterloo battle 36
-, No. III.

Life of William Button, esq.
888

893
Gluttony of a priest and captain

Lime-water as an extinguisher

339
Goëthe

812
Lioness, Curious account of a

181
Gioose, a sacred dish
258 Literary criticism

223
Gordon on the Brain announced

80
forgeries

746
Goupy, Joseph, anecdote of

338
Literateur, its meaning

343
Grain, injured by the season

498
Long job

738
Green paint, new composition for 939

Longitude

933
Hair, beauty of the

Lovis 16th, his imprisonment and death 502
810 Louvre in Paris

461
Hamilton, Gerard, anecdote of

575 Lowe, author of Mary's dream, elegy on
Hausruck mountain

72
943 Luke and Damien

95
Health how to preserve it

6.30
He bas been at Blarney
52 Macbeth, as performed by Kean

695
He is a dah at it
189 Madame Mole

790
Hobson's choice
496 Magnetism

333
Hoffman, Professor
493 Mahogany saw dust

924
Holcroft, miss
79 Maiden and the Rose

7
Hollanders, their customs and manners 47 Manuel, a tragedy

189
Holstein, baroness de Stael, death of 942 Marcheta muliere

101
Horses, their sagacity

242 Mariner's account of the Friendly Isles 522
Hospitals of Paris
394 Marshal Massena, his death

836
Honsehould of Henry VIII

180 Martin Gaerre, the mysterious husband 31, 78,
Howard the philanthropist
793

145
Howling of dogs
46. Maury, cardinal, his death

946
Hutton, William, life of
750, 893 Mausoleum of Burns

443
III- Health, observations on

714

Measurement of the Kumaop mountains 254

MEMOIRS OF EMINENT PERSONS 62, 103, 183,
Immoceable jaws
(mn}uissance, its meaning

313

263, 346, 426, 199, 646, 750, 819
Incubus, or night-mare

Memoir of Jacoba of Hainault
590

706

Merry Andrew, its meaning
Indian poison for arrows
3.39

658
Influence of commerce on civilization

Mezzotinto, discovery of
761

334
Inhumanity to brutes

142
Miller, capt. his death

839
Inhabit, inhabitable, their meaning 343

Miners, dreadful deaths of

937
Insanity, simple remedy for

999
Modern ceremony of taking the veil

862
Insects in the haman skin

995

Nontagne, Lady Mary W. letters of 805
Instinct of the monkey

872
Montgomery's thoughs on wheels

739
Intelligence in literatre and arts 79, 119, 576 Moot point, illustrated

496
Inventions and discoveries

Blurality of the Parisians

144
Isle of Wight, sketches in the 327, 411, 482

Norland, the painter, his life 829,912
Monsing ben

184
Jacoba, countess of lainault
796 Muscular strength

592
Jessup, Samuel, his death
9.15 Music, an essay

121
Jesuits' college in England
636 Must, its meaning

949
Joanna Southcote's disciples
931 Musty gain, experiments on

584
Joseph's cup

Niy eye, Betty Martin

51
Journey to Adam's Peak
Iunius, letters of, ascribed to sir P. Francis 79 Naples and the Campagna Felice 563
Juvenile Books
318, 627 Napoleon medals

247
Kean, the tragedian 159, 428, 570, 695, 91 Narrative of Robert Adams, an American
- and Sheridan

371
sailor

15, 55
Kemble, the tragedian

Natural ingenuity
372

911
.., his retirement

895
Noel, 's poems, strictures on

219
Klaproth and Langles

Neid J.memoirs of
730

646
Koster's travels in Brazil

Now Mosical instruments
167

812
Kotzebue

849
th, ory of the sun

614
Kunaon mountains

Night-ware
954

590
Nurçi- ading,a cause of female depravity 7If

5.90

INDEX,

Odin, notice of

813 Sandwich islands

Old maids, undeserved stigma vo 801 Scalds and burns, treatment of

177

Omens and charms

46 Sçavans, its meaning

343

Oopas tree, deceptions respecting the 547 Scotch predilections

231
Opening the seven seals, West's painting 256 -.-- education

234
Oswald, Dr. his death
840 Seasons, similarity in

184
Oxygen gas, debility cured by
931 Selina, countess of Huntingdon

110

419

Padilla, a tale of Palestine

719 Serpents of the West Indies

50

Paine, Thomas, his death

350 Shakspeare's birth day

626

- writings
Painting, lectures on
475

139

Sheep in France

-8, exhibition of

666

Palais Royale

459

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley 62, 103, 190, 267

Parisian anecdotes

79

o's memoirs announced
59, 355, 727, 730
- and Kean

371
Parisiao, a tale
905

932

Partridges, affection of

Sheep-shearing, dexterity in

99

Pastor's Fire-side

943
Shottoe, miss Jane, her death

201
Peevishness, its miseries

Siddons, mrs.

909
303
Periodical publications, their utility 42

Sketches of a pedestrian in the isle of Wight
Petrarch's villa

327, 410, 482

210

Slave trade

638

Pictures presented to the Prince regent 859

abolished by France

924

Picturesque survey of water, wood, and

mountain scenery

446

Smedley's Prescience

67, 143, 386

Pig of Brest

261

Snipe shooting

176

182

Pigott diamond

815 Spick and span

932

Pindar

421

Sponging

Pocket companion of a new kind

911

Spurred rye, M. Virey on
104

745,942
Poems, account of some lately published 669 Stael, madame de
Poetry of the present day

426
Stanhope, sketch of his life

601
Poison for arrows, its composition

St. Cecilia and St. Catherine

339
Poison tree of Java

661
Steam-boat accident

517
Pope vs. bible societies

920

$t. Mark's day
Potatoes, how to preserve them

429 Stone, new cure for the

Predilections of the Scotch

Strictures on Neele's poems

219

231

Premature talent

96
Striking contrasts

493
Prescience, or the secrets of divination 4.16

Stuart manuscripts
Suicide

1990
Prescot, Catharine, her death

915
Presence of mind in a sailor

588

punished, post mortem
Prince Malcolm

Swift, dean

615

Printing press, new invention

279

Swiss scenery, unconnected sketches of 252,

Prison of the Conciergerie

877

Ji, 591, 699, 884
Prognosticators

416
Tales of my landlord

1, 13, 40
Proverbs and obscore sayings

431
Talma, the French Garrick

51, 657, 747
Proviocial manners, French

917
138

Teeth, their beauty
Public buildings in Paris

303
451

Tempers, good and bad
Punishment of prevarication

500

Tenteiden steeple

The three blue balls
Race and racehorse, their meaning 314 Thomson, poetical character of
Rage for povelty

809 Thomson, William, his death.
Rape of the Sabines

825 Thou art'a dog in a doublet
Raphael's memoirs announced
79 Tiger huning in lod ia

2011

.. travels in Arabia

291 Timber, strength of

Rats, sagacity of

99 Tissue, its meaning

Red-cross of England

420 Tombuctoo, description of

Red man and minim

730 Torga, or Friendly Isles
Reid's essays, interesting features of 323 Tour in Poland
Religion of Dr. Franklin

178 Transfusion of blood
Remarkable thunder-cloud

937 Translation of the bible
Remedies for poisons
934 Tricks upon travellers

739

Rewards to the learned

345 Tri-coloured cockade

60

Rheyrnatisın, reinedy for

666, 938 Trip to Paris

Richter's travels

22, 62, 307, 394, 45!
251 Truly heroic action

949

Ridicule

917 Tuckey, capt. his journal

663

Right and wrong, a tale

52

Rios, Joseph de Mendoza, his death

Unconnected sketches of Swiss scenery 992

943
Ripperda, duke of, genuine account of 175

351, 531, 294

Rivers, picturesque survey of

Unsuccessful machinations

67

298, 559
Rocber de Cancale

59 VARIETIES, LITERARY, CRITICAL, AND MS-

Rochon, Alexis-Marie, his death 94b TORICAL 46, 94, 175, 331, 414, 587, 738, 610

Rohalt's Wife

Romances

492 Vaucluse, its valley and fountain

549

658 Veil, modern ceremony of taking the

Rousseau's house

284 Venus de' Medici

4N2

Royal marriages

935 Villemain, the writer and orator

12

783 Visit to Petrarch's villa

210,542
Sacred poems, notice of
919 Volcanic mountain

584

Sagacity of brute animals 239, 286, 538 Water, wood, and mountain scenery 386

Sailors, characteristics of

Sale of a wife

659 Waterloo subscriptions

910

931
Salmasius's wife

- monuments erected at

452

- battle of, described by a soldier 26

Russian, a story

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INDEX

Waterloo, anecdote

. - bravery at
Welsh manners
West's picture of the seven seals
West India serpents
Wigs, their origin and progression
Wind of a ball
Winter fogs

877 Wire bridges

999 57 Wives of literary men

491 406 Wonderful preservation

61 256 Wouods in the beart

924 419 Wynne, James Huddlestone.

186 748 Young, Dr. inquiry into his moral character 737

90, 163

519

POETRY

117, 195

593

355

Absent soldier recollected by his family 198 Man and the monkey, a fable

872 Abstaio, O man, abstain 679 Manfred, extract from

850 A fairy scene with sportive hand 199 Mermaid's song,

515 All hail, thou solitary star 671 Midnight sketch

845 Beauties of nature 1929 Miracle at foreb

278 Beneath the main a coral cave 193 Moderate wishes

71 Beauty in smiles 278 Northern spring

273 Bryobilda

273, 358 Ode for the anniversary of the Jews' hosBallad, by Webb

276
pital

847 Bard's farewell to his broken lute 352

845 Blithe as the birds that wing the air

----- to fancy

671 Brother, when thou wert far away

to sleep

680 92 Burnie-bee

to time, by Neele

221 927 Oh why did you bid me awake

199 Byron's Prisoner of Chillon 80, 117, 190 O lady buy tbese budding flowers 276 Canadian Indian 438 Original Epigram

760 Chatterton, Thomas 928 Orphan, the

600 Choral song of the fairies 111 Palace of fame

929 Church-yard

114
. - of the sun

928 Churchill's grave, by Byron

679 Prisoners of Chillon Cossack's grave

69 Primrose, to the Darkness, by Byron 518 Progress of British sculpture

518 David's lamentation for Saul and Jonatlian 78 Religion---There is a calm Daylight, when the storm was o'er 436 Retirement

115 De Courcy 514 Reynolds, Richard, verses on

73 Deluge, translated from Ovid 846 Roinance

760 Don Sebastian

111 Doris, from the German of Haller

517 354

Savoyard
Sea Nymph

466 Echoes 357 She never told her love

517 Elegy on John Lowe 72 Sighs, by mrs. Rolls

193 Eolian harp 356 Soliloquy by dr. Sewell

759 Epistle to the Emperor of China 848 Song of a lover

596 Eric and Amabel 672 - by lord Thurlow

116 Extract from an address to Napoleon 847 - to the river Avon

354 Farewell address, by Kemble

- of a Highlander

439 Fisher's grave 197 - to my friend

440 Flower of Love

593 Sound the loud timbrel o'er Egypt 990 Four Ages, translated from Ovid 758 Stanzas

671

197 Helen of Kirkconnell

275

-, written in sickness Hohenelm

193 --- on the sea-shore of Kent 434

Storm, written during a tempest Incantation by Jord Byron 277

73 In every change of busy life

Thoughts in a ball-room 671

193 In vain I court refreshing sleep

The orb of light descending gave

197 Jonah's Gourd

596

There is an eye whose shaded light
To the oak that near my cottage grew

390 Keepsake, the 608 Tomb of love

593 Lalla Rookh extracts from

578, 675 Lines by a Mother

194

Vanity of Life - on a goblet, by Byron

594

Vola, or sybil of the north
Visions of Youth

755 - - sent with a repeating watch

674 written in Richmond church-yard

756 When Cupid prompts the virgin sigh

849 Lost dove

56 When winds breathe soft

751 Love of fame, by Neele

439 Winter in Canada

222 ..song 70 Yorkshire angling

930 's visit 598 You bid me hope

194

595

359

191

353 925

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By the Author of Waverley, Guy Mannering, and the Antiquary. IT T is impossible to read the first sheet " Old Mortality" is a sort of nick

of this production without a convic- name, given by the people of Scotland to tion that it is by the author of Waverly, an antiquated Presbyterian, who having Guy Mannering, and the Antiquary, engaged and suffered in the struggles of though the title-page gives no such in- 1679, preserved his unshaken zeal for formation.

his party, and, in his declining years, The Tales are two in number, and are journied from burial-ground to burialcalled “ The Black Dwarf” and “ Old ground with his hammer and chisel, reMortality.” The scenes of both lie in newing the decayed names on the tombScotland, and the design of the author is stones of those who had fought and faldeclared to be, to portray the manners of len in the cause he had reverenced : from bis countrymen ; and they are to be fol- the details he supplied, Peter Pattieson lowed by others of the same character, at is supposed to have framed the novel a future period. The “ Black Dwari” which bears his title. refers to the state of Scotland in the reign The man who forms the principal feaof Queen Anne, and “ Old Mortality” ture, and who first excites and afterwards speaks of its condition during the strug- heads the Co:e ianters in the battles of gles by the Presbyterians in favour of the London-Hill and Bothwell-Bridge, is * solemn league and covenant,” in the John Balfour, of Burley, who assassinalatter end of the reign of Charles II. ted Dr. Thorpe, archbishop of St. An

The general title of “ Tales of my drew's. He is a Highlander, or one Landlord” is derived from the circum- “ of the hill-folk," of uncommonly sture st.mice, that they are supposed to have dy proportions, and of a mind corres. been collected from the relations of diffe- ponding with his make-undaunted, rent persons at the Wallace-Inn at Gan- fierce, and zealous to the last degree in dercleugh. Mr. Peter Patrieson is sup- the holy cause he has espoused. He has posed to have been the writer and con- fed from the murder he has committed, piler of the tales, who, dying young, left and is sheltered, as a distressed traveller them to the care of Mr. Jedidiah Cleish- merely, by Henry Morton, the hero of botham, the schoolmaster, to whom he the tale, a young man of henevolence, had been usher and assistant.

courage, and lian Isome proportions, who B Ing. Maş. Vol. 1

is in love with M:49 Edith Bellenger, the

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Tales of My Landlord.

[ grand-daughter of Lady Margaret Bel- confined by a green ribband from wanlenger, and neice to Major Bellenger. toning over her shoulders ; her cast of The rival of Morton is Lord Evandale, features, soft and feminine, yet not withwho, though unsuccessful with the lady, out an expression of playful archness, is, we apprehend, too successful with the which redeemed their sweetness from the reader, for he attracts even more interest charge of insipidity, sometimes brought than Morton.

against blondes and blue-eyed beauties,Henry Morton unites himself with the these attracted more admiration from the Covenanters, and becomes one of their western youth than either the splendour leaders, his associates besides Balfour, of her equipment, or the figure of her being the fanatical preachers, who put palfrey." themselves at the head of the rebels to

The following is a humorous account vindicate the cause against the Prelatists, of an old penurious Scotch laird's table upon whom they denounce, and after and family party dinner about the year execute, the most bloody vengeance. 1680:On the other side, at the head of the

“ The Laird of Milowood kept up all royalists, is Colonel Grahame, of Clav- old fashions which were connected with erhouse, afterwards created for his servi, economy. It was, therefore, still the ces, Viscount Dundee. At the period custom of his house, as it had been uniembraced by this story he is the enter- versal in Scotland about fifty years beprising, courageous, and skilful antagonist fore, that the domestics, after having of Balfour and his zeal-blinded friends, placed the dinner on the table, sate down and is supported principally by Lord at the end of the board, and partook of Evandale and others.

the share which was assigned to them, The person of the heroine, Edith Bel- in company with their masters

. Upon lenger, is thus spoken of. Her grand- the day, therefore, after Cuddie's arrival

, mother, Lady Margaret, is first men- being the third froin the opening of this tioned :

narrative, old Robin, who was butler, “ Near to the enormous leather vehi- valet-de-chambre, footman, gardener, and cle* which we have attempted to de- what not, in the house of Milnwood, scribe, vindicating her title to precedence placed on the table an immense charger over the untitled gentry of the country, of broth, thickened with oatmeal and might be seen the sober palfrey of Lady colewort, in which ocean of liquid was Margaret Bellenger, bearing the erect indistinctly discovered, by close observe and primitive form of Lady Margaret ers, two or three short ribs of lean mutherself

, decked in those widow's weeds ton sailing to and fro. Two huge baswhich the good lady had never laid aside kets, one of bread made of barley and since the execution of her husband for peas, and one of oat-cakes, flanked this his adherence to Montrose,

standing dish. A large boiled salmon “ Her grand-daughter, and only would now-a-days have indicated more earthly care, the fair-haired Edith, who liberal house-keeping ; but, at that periwas generally allowed to be the prettiest od, it was caught in such plenty in the lass in the Upper Ward, appeared beside considerable rivers in Scotland, that it her aged relative like Spring placed close was generally applied to feed the serto Winter. Her black Spanish jennet, vants, who are said sometiines to have which she managed with great grace, stipulated that they should not be requirher gay riding-dress, and laced side- ed to eat a food so luscious and surfeitsaddle, had been anxiously prepared to ing in its quality above five times a week. set her forth to the best advantage. But The large black-jack, filled with very the clustering profusion of ringlets, which, small beer of Milnwood's own brewing. escaping from under her cap, were only was indulged to the servants at discretion,

as were the bannocks, cakes, and broth; * The antique coach of the Lord Lieutenant but the mutton was reserved for the of the county.

heads of the family, Mrs. Wilson inclu

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