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Kentish, Mrs. lines by, on the Rose, 117.
| Mirage, the, or phenomenon of the Desert, 211.
MISCELLANIES, 4, 7, 8, 16, 22, 23, 38, 40, 56, 56, 62,
Longevity, instances of, 5, 50, 165, 199, 294, 339, 343. 62, 75, 79, 85, 86, 86, 102, 102, 103, 111, 158, 159,
Longitude, the discovery of claimed by M. Wrousky, 20. 165, 166, 175, 199, 206, 217, 218, 230, 277, 278, 294,
Looking for a thing, queries respecting, 192.-Answered, Miser, good, epigram on the death of, 222.
Missionaries to the East Indies, 14.
-Finds the missing cantos of ** Liverpool," 280.- Moles, how to destroy, 103.
Sonnet by, “ To my big toe," 372.
Moore's Melodies, extract from, 60.-Almanack, notices
of the author of, 205.
Moore, Sir T. his opinion of capital punishinents, 313.
Mortality, remarks on, at different ages, 407.
Mountains, fall of two, one in Germany, another in
Mountains, on their distant visibility, 104.
Luxuries, French, in ancient and modern times, 254. Mozart, singular anecdote of, 190.
by, 260, 268.--His lectures in Paris attacking the
| officers, 318.
"Editor's Mummies, Egyptian, a description of, 111, 365.
Murder and insanity, horrid case of, 62.
Murder, curious case of, and the murderer in the jury-
ginal one, 95.-Character of, from the Courier, 200. Musket, a repeating one, 262.
Musical notices respecting the Liverpool concerts, &c.
330; and the muses, 341.
| Musical composer (a great one) 123.
“ My cot on the banks of the Dee," by Ryley, 76.
Magnetic needle, variation of the, 20.-Deviation of, so. / Mysterious affair in Ireland, 247.
Magnetism, remarks on Mr. Bywater's pamphlet on,
on, | Nabob, the, being a beautiful imitation of “ Auld
262.-Animal, prize question at Berlin on, 59.
lang Syne,” 372.
| Naldi, the unfortunate death of, 219.
Man, lines on, by Emma, 164.-Paper on the harmony
Naples, sketches of, in 1817, 306.
NATURALIST'S DIARY, 43, 61, 70, 76, 93, 109, 118,
157, 166, 179, 189, 237, 245, 259, 293, 299, 323, 333,
355, 363, 394, 405.
NATURAL HISTORY, 86, 88, 94, 102, 136, 152, 166,
165, 175, 182, 206, 214, 218, 251, 255, 255, 293, 309,
1 310, 327, 367, 367, 387.
Nauticus, letter by, on swimming. 96. Letters by, 280.
- On the preservation of eggs, 376.
Naval architecture, remarks upon, 386,
Negro asylum in Hayti, 141,
Anna, 308.-By Sinclair, 244.-By O. W. 276.--
Negro feeling (an affecting anecdote) 393.
Newgate Calendar, state of, for the year, 195, 255.
to, by Guli, 325.
| Newspaper, extracts from a North American Indian
one, 126.-One published on board during the Arctic.
expedition of Captain Ross, extracts from, 263, 264,
Materialism, an examination into, by Lawrence, 251,
Newspapers, on the origin and history of, 222.
Niger, on the exploration of the, 270.
Night, in a stage-coach, lines by Mr. Montgomery, 4.
1 - Sonnet on, 172.
Noctambulism, fatal effects of, 230.
by Mr. Colton, 262.
Nose, sonnet to my, from the New Monthly Magazine,
372.- Parody on, by Lorenzo, 372.
Oath, singular, about bad shillings, 395.
Mcat, on the preservation of, by pyroligneous acid, 128. Oats bruised for horses, more nutritious, 271.
Mechanic, an ingenious one (Ralph Heaton) 325. OBSERVER, the young one, by Pyrus, 319, 327, 335,
344, 359, 367, 416.
Ocean, an apostrophe to, by Barry Cornwall, 36.-By
Lord Byron, 60.
Ohio, origin of the name of the river, 79.
cectness of, 152, 156, 156, 165, 165, 165, 172, 192, | Olives, emigration of, from France, 131.
O'Neill, Miss, and Mrs. Siddons, 16.
Operas, Lord Chesterfield's opinion of, 135.
Organs of man, paper on the harmony of the actions of
Michael's Church, letter on the bells of, 73.-On the tion to females, 352.-His statements denied by Ve.
annual dinner of the, 369.
Orphans, the (a tale read by Mr. Putnam) 388.
ORTHOGRAPHICAL INNOVATIONS, various letters or,
Miracle, a ridiculous one, 158.-Laughable one, 219. Orthographical transmogrification, 56.
critiquc upon, by Y. Z. 242.
Ossian, story after the manner of, 123.
Draheite, a printing press established at, 59.
| Rizzio, David, critique on the opera of, 8.
Roads, remarks on the improvement of, 397.
Polonius Pottinger, a laughable critique by, on some Robber, assumes the character of the devil, 65.
lines on Betsy, 121.
Rob Roy the Second, lines so signed, 164.
Roman altar, one discovered near Chester, 332.-Wood-
cut of, 847.—Barbarities described, from Valerius,
Poor, the, a society recommended by W. S. H. for re 357.--Coins, on the present value of, 346.- Padlock,
discovered near Chester, 366.--Respecting, from
Forsyth, 367.-And remarks on, by Q. 867,-Eagle
one discovered in Egypt, 80.
Romance in real life, 222.
Romilly's, Sir Samuel, opinion of capital punishments,
Potato, an extraordinary one, 196.-Another, 159. Rooks, a pair build in a garden in Manchester, 387.
Rose-tree bears 1274 roses, 102.
Rose, lines to the, by Mrs. Kentish, 117.
Presence of mind, great, 135.-In a courtier, 219. Rose, lines on the everlasting, 189.
Presents during courtship, by law to be returned, 367. Rose, origin of the term Under the, 350.
Rosin-bubbles, on the blowing of (a curious experiment)
PRINTS, original series of letters on collecting, &c. 201, 270.
| Royal family of England, dramatic recreations of, 1.
186, 190, 234, 263, 279, 281.-Extracts from the From fusible metal, 270.-Press, improvements in, Russian festival, an extraordinary one, 35.
Russian northern expedition, 59.
Pronunciations, English, queries of a foreigner respect- Sabbath, the violation of the, in the neighbourhood of
St Anne's, 336
Sachetti's novels, translation of one, 127.
Sailor relieved in Blundell-street cellar, lines by a, 264.
Pulmonary complaints, singular mode of discovery, 72. Salt between the timbers of a vessel preserves it, 116.
Sandwich Islands, singular letters from the King and
Queen of the, 411.
Savannah, lines on leaving, 310
Saxon dynasty, queries respecting the, 215.
Putnam, Mr. lines addressed to, on his reading of Scales, the philosopher's, 124
School advertisment in 1799, singular, 86.
Putnam, Mr. his readings and recitations, 368,372, 388, Schoolmaster, lines on the profession of, 236.
Schools' sociсty, notices of the National, 8.
Schools ir. Liverpool and its vicinity, a table of, 278
SCIENTIFIC NOTICES.-Sce Scientific Nccords.
SCIENTIFIC RECORDS, 20, 25, 36, 37, 49, 59, 72, 73,
80, 87, 103, 129, 142, 157, 174, 177, 185 191, 193,
Pyrus, letter from, 293, “the Young Obsłrver” by, 319, 310, 318, 330, 333, 342, 350, 358, 373, 373, 379, 356,
396, 397, 407, 410, 412.
Scorseby, Capt. on the Arctic regions, 186, 198***
Scotch bagpiper (a whimsical anecdote) 355.
Scotch Etymologies by Toi, 378; remarks on, by T. 379.
Scotch Novels, on the author of the, 41, 57, 73, 121,
133, 140, 404.
Scotland, the Highlands of, Mr. Philip's appeal respect-
Scoti, Burns, Byron, and Campbell, compared by Mr.
Scott, Sir Walter, and the Scotch novels.--Sec Scotch
Novels.-On his poctical style, 261.
Sca, a winter view of the, by Crabbe, 246.
Seaman, lines supposed to be sung by a shipwrecked
Scamens' wives, C. S. B. on parish relief to, 85.
Season, the mildness of the, 339.
Seduction, lines on the victim of, 236.
Serpent, the American sea, re-appears, 271.
Serpent, a large one brought from India, 367.
Sexes, on the proportion between the, 211.
Shakspeare, letter from, addressed to his wife, 251,-.
His plays, number of lines in each, 86.
Shaking hands, a laughable American paper on, 149,-
Whimsical accident in, 210.
Shark, the hammerheaded, 7.-Several make their ar-
pearance on the Essex coast, 126.
poem by, 220, 228.-Death of, detailed, 240; and
remarks on, 240.--The other cantos found by Loren-
zo, 280; and remarks on, 280, 295, 295, 296, 351. -
for accused of, by Fairplay, 320.Defence, 328. tyranny, 23.-A couple kept by a female maniac, 62. | by Lorenzo, 364.
Shaving by steam ! in America, 75.
Shetland, New South.--Sce Southern and Antarctic
Recreations.--Sce Puzzles, Enigmas, Christmas Boxes. Continent.
Regularity and temperance, curious instance of, 255, Sherry wine, etymology of, 80.
Shillings, bad, singular oath respecting, 395.
Ships, renaarks on some old ones, 380.
Shipwrecked seaman, lines supposed to be sung by a,
signed J. S. W. 148.
Shipwreck, ingenious means of saving from (with a cut)
Shoemakers, literary ones, 175.
Rheumatism, the famous American recipe for, 213. Shops kept open late, letter of Censor on, 85.-Shutters,
L a nuisance, 103.-Another letter, by Civitas, 134. .
Shrove Tuesday, on the singular customs of, 299. Teakettle and the bull.dog (a singular story) 279. Voice, the human, and instruments compared, 341.
Voltaire's Henriade, curious anecdote respecting, 295.;
| Tears the Queen of, hyperbolical account of the effects Voyage to India, satirical verses on the pleasures of a,
Temperance and regularity, curious instance of, in low Voyage of the Urania, a French vessel of discovery, 179
Tennessee, antiquities of, Pigmy Skeletons, 129.
Walpole and Pultney, a classical dispute between, 250.
Walking on the water, notices of, 386.
Washington, Gen. anecdote of a singular escape of, 267.
Water, walking on the, notices respecting, 386.
L, WAVERLY, &c. on the author or authors of, 41, 57,
* 73, 121, 133, 140, 404.
marks, by Dramaticus, on the new corps dramatique, I wau and' Wheu, a good joke. 62.
391.-Others by C. N. 400.
| Weasels eat frogs, 310.
clamation, paper on, 71.-Coincidences. See Dra- | Weisshorn. fall of the Glacier of the, 109.
| Webbe's Psalmody, notices of, 330.
Welch bard, lament of the last one, 76.
| Welsh executioner, difficulty of obtaining and charges
08, 108, 175, 175, 170,
of a, 398.
Welsh custom of wearing leeks, remarks on the, 292.
| Welsh Indians in America, 59.
“ Thee, thée, only thee," from Moore's Melodies, 380. (weli
| Well, an unusually deep one sunk in Lincoln's Inn
Thoughtful Fellow, letter of, on marriage, 125.
Wellington, anecdote of the Duke of, 40.
Westminster Abbey, from the Sketch Book, 137.
son for felling, 387.
Westmore, lines by, to Emma, 276.—“The Kiss," 308.
Wesley, the Methodist, supernatural sounds heard by, 5.
Whale, one fifty feet long, 88.-Skeleton of one found
Titian's death of Action sells for seventeen hundred
on a hill in New South Shetland, 331.
Whist, singular situation in the game of, 376.
Lines on solitude by, 188.
Whiston, murder at, inquiries respecting the, 136.
| White, on the mode of restoring, in paintings, 128.
Tityrus, verses so signed, 276.
White, Henry Kirke, verses on visiting the tomb of, 244.
Whitechapel, remarks on the flooding of, during heavy
Whitfield's sermons, the number of, 277.
W. T. S. lines by, 148, 156, 212, 800.
Widows, two Hindoo ones burnt, 150.
Widows, Hindoo, remarks on the immolation of, 173.
-Mr. Buxton's motion in Parliament, on the burn.
ing of, 420.
Tooth-drawing, galvanism applied to, 72.
Wife, a tender one! 214.—The purchase of one, 83 —
One sold in Liverpool by private contract, 398.
gus Modestus, 183.
345, 353, 361, 370, 377, 385, 401, 409, 417.
Wilfred Wender, a Pedestrian Pilgrimage by, through
some of the most romantic parts of Derbyshire, 338,
Travellers', society of, Liverpool, query respecting, 344.
345, 353, 370, 385, 402, 417.
Wilfreda Wender, poetry by, 418.
Window, an enchanted one in the Liverpool Town-
Winifred, the legend of, represented from Wynkin de
: Trippet Bob, letter from, on his disasters, 143. i Worde's Golden Legend, A.D. 1512, 348.
T. Q. Rugbiensis, critique on Virginius and Macready, winter. sonnet
• Winter, sonnet on the approach of, 172.
Wolf, an Arctic one becomes intimate with a dog, 191.
Tuesday, Shrove, on the singular customs of, 299.
Woman, a wild one caught in the Island of Java, 150.
Wood long buried under ground, curious effects of time
Tunís, the Queen's reception at, 314.
Wood-pigeons of America described, 7.
Wood, Mr. prospectus of his lectures on architecture, 412.
Wood engravings, notices of very ancient, 342.
Wood, John, letter by, from Birkbeck's settlement on
the Illinois, 182.
Women, treatment of the native, in India, 254, 420.
Wordsworth's Peter Bell, a laughable critique on, 285.
Wreck, skeleton of the, a dreadful story, 326.
United States of America, list of the, 279.
Valerio, a letter of advice from, to Jessamy, 390. ¡ Yarrington, the, wild projects of, 398.
Ybsambul, description of the temple of, in Egypt, 227.
Vandenhoff, Mr. critiques on his acting, 19, 31, 151.-! tavern licences, in, 79.
His farewell performance and speech, 168.-His first York, eulogy on the late Duchess of, by Erskine, 69,
appearance in London, 199.-Sce Dramatic Criticisms. , Young, Mr. remarks on his Virginius, 24.
Youth, a thought on, lines so titled, 45.
· Vaulting ambition, anecdote of a rope-dancer, 159. ." Youth, poems for," extracts from, 69.–Further ex.
Vavaoo, the interesting tale of, 89.
: tracts and critique on, 92.
Youthful heroism, 60.
Y. Z. paper by, 185, 193, 201, 217, 225, 242.-The
plagiarisms of, exposed by Cornelius, 304, 312, 320.
Violet, lines accompanying one sent to a lady, 334.
m i Z. letter so signed, on affairs of the heart, 38.
Z. poetry so signed, 45.
Zephyr, lines to, 284.
| Zero, poetry by, 124.
Zimmerman, anecdote of, 395.
Visions and sounds, supernatural, 5.
17. letter so signed, 24.
.., letter so signed, 31.
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elvstated at the end of our last column. NEWSMEN branches of the nobility, performed the tragedy of Cato irregular, the whole edition of some numbers being are also appointed who will delay
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In future, as a defensive measure, an additional dramalis personæ on this interesting occasion : defer procuring their copies until some days after the
halfpenny will be charged for every number except it be Portius.....................Prince George actual time of publication; for this reason, it is never purchased within a week after the regular day of pub
Juba....................... Prince Edward plausible to ascertain the number which it would be pru. | lication; and the back numbers of the first and se
Cato ....................... Master Nugent dent to venture upon, in order to be on the safe side. Cond voi sitecond volumes (with certain exceptions) will be charged
Sempronius.............., Master Evelyn The Kaleidoscope is now so well known, that it is not four perce.
Lucius....................... Master Montagu doemad necessary to enter into any minute details of its
Decius....................Lord Milsington piso, of which we shall therefore only say, that no ex
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Marcus..................... Master Madden bon the original design, as developed in the prospectus
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| Previous to the rising of the curtain, Prince George, tions at no inconsiderable expense. We shall lay no stress on the further advantages we derive from a weekly
then eleven years of age, came forward, and delivered DRAMATIC RECREATIONS.
in a most graceful and impressive manner the following used to upwards of sixty newspapers, because the expense of these items would have to be incurred whe
(From the Percy Anecdotes.) ther we continue or discontinue the Kaleidoscope.
To speak with freedom, dignity, and case, Our original object, in which, as we are flatteringly
The Princes of the House of Brunswick have gene To learn those arts which may hereafter please, Patareid, we have not altogether failed, was to render rally been partial to theatrical entertainments. George Wise authors say, let youth, in earliest age, * Kokidoscope an agreeable, useful, and CHEAP | 11. frequently visited the theatres, notwithstanding his Rehearse the poet's labours on the stage. TLA TABLE COMPANION, so unexceptionable in imperfect knowledge of the English language prevented Nay, more! a nobler end is still behind, Iti plection, that it might be confidently introduced his enjoying the beauties of the drama as much as he The poet's labours elevate the mind; into a FAMILY CIRCLE. It would ill become us must otherwise have done. This monarch was at Drury Teach our young hearts with gen'rous fire to buma, #olage upon the pretensions of our work to public lane theatre, when the Culloden despatches were pre- And feel the virtuous sentiments we learn,
angerously it, and it not yet scen.c liten teen-pounde
T' attain these glorious ends what play so fit,
soon came up with her. She was a small As that where all the powers of human wit Combine to dignify great Cato's name,
brig, and displayed English - colours ; her
CAPTAIN PARSONS JOURNAL... To deck his tomb, and consecrate his fame?
captain was greatly frightened, for he was Where Liberty, O name for ever dear!
« Rio de la Hache, March 15, 1820. carrying on a trade with the Indians, for Breathes forth in every line, and bids us fear
“ MY DEAREST Tomy-It gives me very which his vessel was liable to seizure if she Nor pains, nor death, to guard our sacred laws,
great pleasure to be able to date a letter had fallen into the hands of the Spaniards. But bravely perish in our country's cause. Patriots indeed! Nor why that honest name,
from the Spanish Main. We sailed from The captain came on board us, showed his Through every time and station still the same, Margaritta on the 6th instant, at three papers, and was allowed to proceed on his Should this superior to my years be thought, o'clock, P. M. our fleet consisting of eleven voyage. We anchored late in the evening, Know, 'tis the first great lesson I was taught.
vessels of war, two gunboats, and three at Cape la Villa, and expected that, on the What, though a boy! it may with pride be said, A boy in England born, in England bred;
transports ; our army is small, for, including following day, we would make our attack Where freedom well becomes the earliest state, both soldiers and sailors, it amounted to but on their town. The following morning we For there the love of liberty's innate.
1800 men; the troops commanded by Colo- were detained at the Cape' later than me Yet more ; before my eyes those heroes stand,
nel Montillo, and our navy by his Excel- expected, owing to two of our vessels being Whom the great William brought to bless this land, To guard, with pious care, that gen'rous plan lency Admiral Brion; the ftag-ship, the missing; but, as one of them made her apOf power well bounded, which he first began.' Urdaneta, on board of which was your very | pearance at about eleven o'clock, we got But while my great forefathers fire my mind,
humble servant ; we had but very few sick under weigh. The other, a fine schooner, The friends, the joy, the glory of mankind,
on board the fleet, but among them was carrying sixteen eighteen-pounders, we have Can I forget that here is one more dear? but he is present, and I must forbear.
Colonel Bourke, considered the best officer not yet seen. After getting under wcigh, After the tragedy had been performed in a manner o
out here; he was dangerously ill, and is we ran about sixty miles, and anchored, highly creditable to the royal and other juvenile ama- | still very unwell. On the 8th one of the late in the evening, in five fathoms water teurs, and much to the honour of those who had con- sailors on board us died suddenly, and in On this, and the night before, I may say, ducted their education, the Princess Augusta, afterwards holton
half an hour after he was consigned to the were the only nights I had any sleep, for Duchess of Brunswick, and mother of her present Majesty, and Prince Edward, afterwards Duke of York,
deep; on the following day we had very our vessel rolled so desperately that our delivered an epilogue, of which the following is a copy: rough weather, a whirlwind passed within decks were constantly under water ; to think PRINCESS AUGUSTA.
a few yards of us, which drove the water of going into the cabin was ridiculous, it 'The prologue's filled with such fine phrases,
in clouds in a circular manner, higher than being very small, having births but for four George will alone have all the praises ;
our masts, and white as snow. While I was persons, yet eight contrived to squeeze Unless we can (to get in vogue)
leaning over the ship's side, looking at the themselves into it. I would roll myself up Contrive to speak an epilogue.
effects of this whirlwind, I heard a dreadful in my boat-cloak, and lie down on the quarPRINCE EDWARD.
splash in the water, and instantly after saw ter deck, with an eighteen-pound shot under George has, 'tis true, vouchsaf'd to mention His future gracious intention
a poor sailor emerge out of the waves; we my head, by way of a pillow. Here, In such heroic strains, that no man
were going at the time about nine knots stretched at full length, I would soon faney Will e'er deny his soul is Roman.
under our topsails; this poor fellow fell myself back at Margaritta, chatting with But what have you or I to say to
from the fore top gallant yard ; the top.gal. Mrs. English, in her neat and comfortable The pompous sentiments of Cato ?
lant mast was at the same time carried away, room ; and often I would fancy myself at George is to have imperial sway; Our task is only to obey ;
in one instant we luffed in the wind, had Kildare-street, and say, how wonderful it is And trust me I'll not thwart his will,
our boat lowered and manned, but all our that yesterday I was tossing about in the But be his faithful Juba still ;
efforts to save the unfortunate person were Atlantic, on board the Urdanetta, and toThough, sister, now the play is over, I wish you'd get a better lover.
vain ; he disappeared, and I never saw him day to be comfortably at home with the
more, except in my dreams for two nights ; girls, questioning me about what I had seen, PRINCESS AUGUSTA. Why, net to underrate your merit,
as soon as I closed my eyes I fancied I saw and how glad they were at my sudden Others would court with different spirit,
him struggling in the waves. On the 11th return. I would think myself quite happy And I perhaps might like another
we had a most lovely day, and, in order until the thought rushed into my head, that A little better than a brother.
that I might see our fleet to advantage, 1 I was so long in this service, and had returned Could I have one of England's breeding, But 'tis a point they're all agreed in,
mounted to the main-top gallant-mast head, to my own country, nothing better than That I must wed a foreigner,
from which the fleet looked very respectable when I left it; suddenly I would start up, And cross the seas, the Lord knows where, indeed. . I had likewise a view of the Main, happy in one respect, and unhappy in Yet, let me go where'er I will,
which was not very far distant from us : in another ; happy at finding myself still in England shall have my wishes still.
the evening, about four o'clock, we saw a this service, and unhappy at being covered PRINCE EDWARD.
sail a head of us; we instantly set all can- over with water ; instead of being where, a In England born, my inclination, Like your's, is wedded to the nation ;
vas, and made after her as fast as we could. few moments before, my wandering imagi. And future times I hope will see
Here our fleet, for the first time, broke nation led me to suppose I was. After Me general, in reality.
their line, some went to windward and shaking the water off my boat-cloak, I Indeed, I wish to serre this land,
some to leeward of us; in order to in- would again lie down in hopes of enjoying It is my father's strict command ; And none he ever gave will be
tercept this vessel, as we approached the same happy insensibility ; but this seemas More cheerfully obeyed by me,
her, we hoisted Spanish colours; we to be a wrong term for it, so suppose !