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Nature in winter

63 Salt and sulphur springs, account of 393

Silva, No. 11, 15-12, 62–13, 127
Original letters from Europe, 1, 61, 113,

14, 175-15, 235–16, 302-
169, 225, 281, 337

17, 357—18, 41619, 466
Original letter from England 403

20, 525—21, 576m 22, 627
Ossian and Homer
417 Swift, style of

Our country, characteristicks of 579 Southey, extract from


Publick lotteries

630 Schools of painting, and masters 449
Parnell and Voltaire

17,416 Shakespeare's mulberry tree 65
Petronius Arbiter, eccentricity of 236 Sans Souci

24, 79, 360
Pope and Gray

304. Statement of diseases 56, 112, 168,
Port Folio

176 224, 266, 392, 448, 504, 560, 616, 672
Pope, anecdotes of 15, 468, 527
Plane tree
63 Tacitus, thoughts on

172, 405
Protestant churches in Boston, di. Translators, on

gest of the rights of
632 Taste, on


Remarker, No. V, 19-VI, 69-VII, Vaniere's prædam rusticum 418

124--VIII, 185–IX, 243—X, 285 Voltaire, writings of 627, 418
XI, 343-XII, 399-XIII, 473-

XIV, 518–XV, 567—XVI, 617 Westminster school, account of 636
Racine's Britannicus, La Harpe's

Whether the world will ever re-
criticism on 345, 395, 461, 513 lapse into barbarism
Rousseau, character of

Winter evening

Ruins of Thebes or Luxorg 380 Warburton and Drayton




Ad Julium, academiam pro Mer- Helvellyn
catura linquentum

532 Hymn, by Burns
African, the, by Bowles

306 Herb Rosemary, to the


Baucis and Philemon, by Swift

363 Jackdaw, the, by Cowper


Cantata, by Prior
Cave, the

Death and Daphne

Experience, or folly as it fies
Epistle to Theophilus Parsons

to a young friend
by Cowper

to Dolly
Epitaph, by Prior
Epigram, by J. M. Sewall
Eulogy on laughing

248 Know yourself, by Dr. Johnson 195

Listening to a cricket, lines on 1533
193 Lines, written after a storm at sea 535
to W. C. jun.

on a melancholy event 419
643 on the death of a young lady 248
477 Lyre, lines on the

137 Monody to the memory of General
307 Knox

534 Madoc, extracts from 26, 81, 136
136 New-Year's Address


249 Pairing time anticipated

536 Prosopopæia Umbre


647 Procellarius Pelagicus, to the


Fowler, the
Funeral Hymn
Hield Flower, lines on the

Grave, the




195, 365, 420 Song
Poverty, lines to

588 Snow-drop, lines on the

Story of an apparition
Solomon's song, version of the 8th Shipwreck, the
chapter of

Smith's poem to the memory of Χειρων δεινοτατος Κενταυρος

Spring, verses on

193 Winter
Sunset, verscs written at






Adams's understanding reader 498 Elements of general knowledge 160
Akenside's pleasures of imagination375 Eliot's sermon at the ordination of
American Annals, by Rev. Abiel

Rev. H. Edes

Holmes, vol. 1

257, 371 Emcrson's discourse before the fe-
male asylum

Bentley's sermon at the ordination Enchanted lake of the fairy Mor.
of Rev. J. Richardson


Biographical memoirs of lord Nel-

652 Facts and observations relative to
Bowen's discourse on the death of the pestilential fever

General Gadsden

104 Fessenden's original poems 369
Bowditch's chart of Salem harbour 490 First settlers of Virginia


Fleetwood, or new man of feeling 159
Caine's New-York term reports 367 Foscari, or the Venetian exile 603
Carr's northern summer
Cary's address to the Merrimack Grammar of the French tongue 497
Humane Society

Charnock's memoirs of Nelson 652 Hardie's account of the fever in
Cheselden's anatomy of the human


376 Hopkins's life

Christian Monitor, No. I. 215, 495 Holmes's American annals, vol. I. 257,

No. II.

No. III, 657 Home, a poem

Chart of Salem and Marblehead

490 Inquiry into the law merchant of
Chandler's life of president Johnson 92 the United States

Collections of Massachusetts His. Inquiry into the present state of
torical Society, vol. VI.
315 the Union

Cock's inaugural dissertation 156 Journal of Andrew Ellicot

Complete justice of the peace 653
Cullen's first lines of the practice Keti's elements of general knowl-
of physick
158 edge


Kendall's artillery election sermon 377
Davies' sketch of the geography
of North-Carolina
264 Lay of the last ministrel

Dearborn's oration

444 Lathrop's discourse at Springfield
Democracy unvieled
376 on opening the bridge

Dow's familier letters


illustrations and reflec-
Drayton's view of South-Carolina 205 tions on Saul's consulting the
Dunlap's dramatick works, vol. I. 550 witch of Endor

Leonora, hy miss Edgeworth

Edgeworth's Leonora

436 Letters from Europe during a tour
Ellicot's journal

538 through Switzerland and Italy 86

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Life and campaigns of Gen.Moreau 314 Scott's lay of the last minstrel 546
Life of Rev. Dr. Hopkins 152 Shade of Plato

Life of president Johnson 92 Shepard's election sermon

Lyman's sermon before the con- Sherman on the trinity

vention of ministers

496 Snowden's history of North and
South Carolina

Map of the United States 345 Strangford's translation of the
Memoirs of Richard Cumberland 597 poems of Camoens

Memoirs of American academy of Sullivan's lectures on the constitu-
arts and sciences, vol. I. 28, 83, 197 tion and laws of England

Michaux's travels to the west of Sullivan's map of the United States 325

the Alleghany mountains 378 " Supplement to Johnson's dictionary 105
Modern Philosopher, or terrible Swett's military address



Translation of Camoens' poems 216
New-York term reports, by Caines 367 Travels in Louisiana, translated by
Northern summer, by Carr 263 John Davis


Trial of the journeymen boot and
Original poems, by T.G. Fessenden 369 shoe makers of Philadelphia

Phocion on neutral rights 494 Understanding reader

Philadelphia medical museum, Underwood on the diseases of
vols. I. and II.
599 children

Pleasures of imagination 375 Unguiology, brief sketch of 496
Porter's sermon at the ordination
of Rey. C. Lowell

103 War in disguise, or frauds of neu-
tral flags

Rees' new cyclopædia, part I. 423, 485 Webster's 4th July oration 441
Report of the trial of judge Chase 31 Williams's reports of cases in the

supreme court of Massachusetts 138
Savage's poetical works

215 Wortman's political inquiry 544
Satire of Juvenal, new translation 592 Wreath for the Rev. Daniel Dow 661
Sabbath, a poem



JANUARY, 1806.


The original letteri, which we have frequently had the pleasure of communicating to the publick,

have been in general written in different situations, and on desultery subjects. The following is the beginning of a regular series of letters by a gentleman, who has all the qualities which taste, talents, fortunc, and liberality can give, to make him a pleasant traveller.


No. 1.

Departure from America...storms in the ocean.,lunar rainbow...streights of

Gibraltar...island of Sicily...Ustica...Lipari islande...coast of St. Eufernia ...arrival at Naples...quarantine.

Port of Naples, Feb. 1802. subsiding a rainbow, which contin

ued in the most perfect state for half You will, my dear friend, partici- an hour. The arc was entire, but pate the satisfaction I feel in dating the colours fainter than those promy letter from this place. The duced by the sun. The agitation of dangers and hardships to which ships the waves gradually dying away, the are exposed in a winter passage a- splendour of the moon, the dense cross the ocean have been this sea- clouds on which this bow appeared son uncommonly numerous. From with majestick elegance, altogether the period of our departure till our formed a scene, the sublimity of arrival here, we have been devoted which afforded ine consolation for to the fury of successive tempests, the storm which was past. with only short intervals of good The thirtieth day of our passage weather. We were told upon our we saw the streights of Gibraltar, arrival that we were not alone in the pillars of Hercules, and the formisfortune, that the winter had been midable rock, which, since its favery tempestuous, and that the mous siege, must be deemed im. shores of Europe were covered with pregnable. A favourable wind gare wrecks.

the vessel a rapid passage through When in the latitude of the Wes- the streights. On one side of us tern Islands, a most violent storm were the shores of Europe, on the assailed us, which continued during other those of Africa. Civilization two days with unabated violence. and barbarity are here within sight It cleared away in the evening, and of each other : Even the appearI was witness to an appearance I ance of the shores was expressive had never before seen. The full of the different characters of the moon was considerably elevated a. two regions ; the Spanish coast bove the horizon, and her rays oc- presented to view green fields, white casioned in the heavy cloud that was buildings, and smiling cultivation ;

Vol. III. No. 1. A

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that of Barbary looked dark and the singular fantastick forms of its gloomy.

capes and promontories. We tried After getting thro' the streights in vain to get into Palermo ; the we saw two Swedish frigates with a wind was fair to go to Naples, and convoy of forty or fifty sail of their the captain bore away. Soon after conutrymen. The wind was we passed the island of Ustica gainst them, and from what we af- which is in the route from Palermo terwards experienced must have to Naples, a vessel appeared behind continued adverse to them for sev- us of suspicious aspect. Like eral days, during which they could frightened children in the dark, to not advance. The current, through whom every Object is a sprite, evthe strtights, runs constantly tiro ery vessel we saw was a Tripolitan or three miles an hour ; merchant pirate, and the sight of breakers vessels and heavy ships of war nein was less territick than that of a sail. eraitempt to pass out of the streights The ship in question sailed better with a contrary wind, though some- than ourselves, and was gaining fast times they have been known to ex- upon as. Every one of the crew was perience a delay of two months. anticipating the horrours of slavery,

Thc e:ening of the day we pas- when a violent squall came upon us sed the streights the sky was cover- so suddenly,that for several minutes ed with flying clouds, the night was every one expected to see the masts obscure, and we were sailing with carried away, even after the vessel a gentle breeze, while the sea was put before the wind. After an was remarkably brilliant ; every hour, during which we had changed little wave that broke looked like a our course and were going with bank of snow reflecting the rays of great rapidity, the squall cleared the sun, while the passage of the away, and we saw no more of the vessel through the sea made the vessel which had alarmed us. This water all around her so luminous, propitious squall, though it threatthat I could see to read as ciearly ened us with destruction, was welas by day. This sparkling appear- comed with great cordiality. How ance of the waves is said to denote barbarous is the state of human naan approaching storm, though af- . ture! The sight of a vessel, on the terwards we experienced five or six dreary expanse of the sea, ought to days of the only fine weather we be an object of the most pleasing had during the voyage. During sensations, and in moments of danthe night the vessel had gone fifty ger, alleviating the solitude of hormiles, and in the morning, when I rour, should inspire us with hope came upon deck, the coasts of Spain by knowing that others are particiwere four or five leagues distant, pating the same danger ; yet such and those of Africa still more. The a sight is deprecated more than the mountains of Grenada seenied to be wildest fury of the elements, and on the edge of the coast, and the we greet the howling tempest that shining appearance of their distant separates us from each other. slimmits recalled to mind the splen- The next day we were in the did aërial palaces of romance. mouth of the bay of Naples, but

After three days we passed by the weather was cloudy and the land Cape Tarolaro on the island of Sar- could only be seen partially. The dinia, and twenty-four hours after- captain thought himself wards saw the island of Sicily and northward of the island of Ischia,

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