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a style of engraving never surpassed in this country. was found in the late Dr James Browne, a man of This splendid work extended to forty-five volumes. varied and extensive learning. New and valuable In 1751-54 appeared Barrow's New and Universal articles were contributed by Sir David Brewster, by Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, and in 1766 an- Mr Galloway, Dr Traill, Dr Roget, Dr John Thomother Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, compiled by son, Mr Tytler, Professor Spalding, Mr Moir, &c. the Rev. H. Croker, Dr Thomas Williams, and Mr This great national work-for such it may justly Samuel Clerk. The celebrated French Encyclo-be entitled-was completed in 1842, in twenty-one pédie was published between the years 1751 and 1765. Among the various schemes of Goldsmith, In the interval between the different editions of was A Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, for the Encyclopædia Britannica, two other important which he wrote a prospectus (unfortunately lost), and works of the same kind were in progress. The to which the most eminent British writers were to be Edinburgh Encyclopædia, under the superintencontributors. The premature death of Goldsmith dence of Sir David Brewster, was commenced in frustrated this plan. In 1771 the Encyclopædia 1808, and completed in 1830, in eighteen quarto Britannica, edited by Mr William Smellie, was pub- volumes. The scientific department of the work, lished in four volumes quarto, presenting a novel under such an editor, could not fail to be rich and and important improvement upon its predecessors: valuable, and it is still highly prized. The Encyclo'it treated each science completely in a systematic pædia Metropolitana was begun in 1815, and preform, under its proper denomination; the technical sented this difference from its rivals, that it determs and subordinate heads being also explained parted from the alphabetical arrangement (certainly alphabetically, when anything more than a refer- the most convenient), and arranged its articles in ence to the general treatise was required.' The se- what the conductors considered their natural order. cond edition of this work, commenced in 1776, was Coleridge was one of the writers in this work; some enlarged to ten volumes, and embraced biography of its philological articles are ingenious. The Lonand history. The third edition, completed in 1797, don Encyclopædia, in twenty volumes royal 8vo., is amounted to eighteen volumes, and was enriched a useful compendium, and includes the whole of with valuable treatises on grammar and metaphysics, Johnson's Dictionary, with its citations. Lardner's by the Rev. Dr Gleig; with profound articles on Cyclopædia is a collection of different works on mythology, mysteries, and philology, by Dr Doig; natural philosophy, arts, and manufactures, history, and with an elaborate view of the philosophy of in- biography, &c. published in 131 small 8vo. volumes, duction and contributions in physical science, by issued monthly. The series embraces some valuable Professor Robison. Two supplementary volumes works: Sir James Mackintosh contributed part of a were afterwards added to this work. A fourth edi- popular history of England, Sir Walter Scott and tion was issued under the superintendence of Dr Mr Moore histories of Scotland and Ireland, and M. James Miller, and completed in 1810; it was en- Sismondi one of the Italian republics. Sir John riched with some admirable scientific treatises from Herschel wrote for it the Discourse on Natural the pen of Professor Wallace. Two other editions, Philosophy, already alluded to, and a treatise on merely nominal, of this Encyclopædia were published; Astronomy; and Sir David Brewster contributed and a supplement to the work was projected by the the history of Optics. In natural history and other late Mr Constable, and was placed under the charge departments this Cyclopædia is also valuable, but of Professor Macvey Napier. To this supplement Con- as a whole it is very defective. Popular Cyclostable attracted the greatest names both in Britain pædias, in one large volume each, have been puband France: it contained contributions from Dugald lished, condensing a large amount of information. Stewart, Playfair, Jameson, Leslie, Mackintosh, Dr Of these Mr M'Culloch is author of one on comThomas Thomson, Sir Walter Scott, Jeffrey, Ricar-merce, and another on geography; Dr Ure on arts do, Malthus, Mill, Professor Wallace, Dr Thomas and manufactures; Mr Brande on science, literature, Young, M. Biot, M. Arago, &c. The supplement and art; Mr Blaine on rural sports. There is also was completed in 1824, in six volumes. Six years a series of Cyclopædias on a larger scale, devoted to afterwards, when the property had fallen into the the various departments of medical science; namely, hands of Messrs Adam and Charles Black, a new the Cyclopædia of Practical Medicine, edited by edition of the whole was commenced, incorporating Drs Forbes, Tweedie, and Conolly; the Cyclopædia all the articles in the supplement, with such modifi- of Anatomy and Physiology, edited by Dr A. T. cations and additions as were necessary to adjust Thomson; and the Cyclopædia of Surgery, edited by them to the later views and information applicable Dr Costello; each being in four massive volumes, to their subjects. Mr Napier was chosen editor, and and composed of papers by the first men of the proan assistant in the work of revision and addition fession in the country.
Adversity, Hymn to, ii.
Adversity and Prosperity, i.
Advice to the Married, ii.
Advice to a Reckless Youth, i.
Age, from Anacreon, i.
Age, Gradual Approaches of, ii.
Air, the Dancing of the, i.
ALISON, A. ii.
ALISON, REV. ARCHIBALD, ii.
Alps, Scenery of the, ii.
Althea, to, from Prison, i.
Amantium Ire amoris redinteg-
ratio est, i.
rary Tastes, ii.
and Guilty, ii.
Æsop's Invention to bring his Mis-
tress back, &c. i. .
Amelia Wentworth, ii.
America, from Burke's Speech on
America, Verses on the Prospect of
American Scenery, South, ii.
Anacreon, Note on, i.
Son in Egypt, &c. ii.
Ancient Greece, ii.
629 Ancient Poets, Translations of the, i. 494
Anecdote of the Discovery of the
Angels, Assembly of the Fallen, i.
48 Angler's Wish, the, i.
Angling, Recommendation of, ii.
Anster Fair, Passages from, ii.
315 Apelles and Protogenes, i.
366 Arcadia, Description of, i.
Arcite, the Death of, i.
Arctic Discovery, ii.
3 Arden of Feversham, Scene from, i. 175
377 ARNOTT, DR NEIL, ii.
Arthur's Coronation, Proceedings
ASCHAM, ROGER, i.
Ashford, Isaac, a Noble Peasant, ii.
Birds, an Invocation to, ii.
Birks of Invermay, ii.
BISHOP, SAMUEL, ii.
Bishop, to Mrs, ii.
BLACKLOCK, THOMAS, ii.
of, i. 303
Berkeley's Siris, the Concluding Sen-
tence Imitated, ii.
Bermudas, the Emigrants in, i.
Bertram, Scene from, ii.
Bloomfield to his Children, ii.
Bethlehem, the Shepherds of, i.
BINGHAM, CAPTAIN J. E. ii.
Bird and Musician, Contention of, i. 220
Biron, Return of, i.
Birtha, Description of the Virgin, f. 147
102 BULLAR, DR JOSEPH, ii.
71 BROME, RICHARD, i.
BOSWELL, JAMES, ii.
BOSWELL, SIR ALEXANDER, ii.
Botany, Invocation to the Goddess
BOTEVILLE, FRANCIS, L.
BOYLE, THE HON. ROBERT, i.
Braes of Yarrow, the, ii.
Bramble Flower, to the, ii.
BRUCE, JAMES, ii.
BRUCE, MICHAEL, ii.
207 BRUNTON, MRS, ii.
103 BULLAR, JOHN, ii.
Britain, the Languages of, i.
Breakfast, the Public, ii.
Bride's Tragedy, Passages from the, ii. 521
Broomstick, a Meditation upon, ac-
cording to the Style and Manner
BROUGHAM, LORD, ii.
BROWNE, SIR THOMAS, i.
Brownie of Blednoch, the, ii.
BROWNING, J. ii.
BULWER, SIR E. L. ii.
Bunyan's Autobiography, i.
Burial Ground in the Highlands,
Lines written in a, ii.
Burial of Sir John Moore, ii.
BURKE, EDMUND, ii.
Burke and the Duke of Bedford, Dif-
ference between, ii.
Burke's Account of his Son, ii.
BURNES, SIR ALEXANDER, ii.
Brutus and Titus, Scene between, i. 391
BRYDGES, SIR EGERTON, ii.
137th Psalm, i.
BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, DUKE OF, i.
Bud, the, i.
BUDGELL, EUSTACE, i.
Bull, John, History of, i.
BURY, LADY CHARLOTTE, ii.
Cade's Insurrection, i.
Cæsar, Generosity of, i.
Cairo, Legend of the Mosque of the
BURNEY, FRANCES [Madame D'Ar-
Burney, Miss, Explains to King
BURNEY, SARAH HARRIET, ii.
327 CAMPBELL, MAJOR CALDER, İL
pense of an Army, i.
Boleyn, Queen Anne, the Death of, i. 68
497 BURNS, ROBERT, ii.
Books and Ships Compared, i.
Burns to Mrs Dunlop, ii.
BOSTOCK, DR, ii.
345-353, 408, 409
Cameronian's Dream, the, il
CAMPBELL, DR JOHN, IL.
CALDERON DE LA BARCA, Ma-
CALDERWOOD, DAVID, i.
Calista's Passion for Lothario, i.
Careless Content, ii.
CAREW, LADY ELIZABETH,
Carnatic, Destruction of the, ii.
Castara, Description of, i.
Castle of Indolence, from the, ii.
Canterbury Pilgrimage, Select Cha-
Canterbury Tales, Introduction to
Cape, Spirit of the, ii.
Caractacus, Passage from, ii.
CAMPBELL, THOMAS, ii. 369-374,646, 678
CANNING, GEORGE, ii.
Canning, G. Portraiture of [From
Canning's Lines on the Death of his
Catiline, the Fall of, i.
Cato, from the Tragedy of, i.
Cause and Effect, i.
Cave, the [Written in the High-
CAVENDISH, GEORGE, I.
Censorious People, i.
Chalmers, Dr T-his appearances
CHAMBERLAYNE, WILLIAM, I.
CHAPMAN, GEORGE, i.
Character, Anatomy of, performed
in London [Note], ii.
Charity-[Dr Isaac Barrow], 1.
of Worcester, i.
Chase, Picture of the, ii.
Chastity, Praise of, i.
Chatham-his character, ii.
CHATTERTON, THOMAS, ii.
Chaucer, Inscription for a Statue of,
Chaucer, Last Verses of, i.
Chinese Expedition, Narratives of
Chinese Ladies' Feet, ii.
Chivalry and Modern Manners, ii.
Choice, Passage from the, i.
Christ Crucified afresh by Sinners, i. 276
Chronicle, the, i.
Church Music, Usefulness of, i.
Christiad, the, ii.
Christian, the Dying, to his Soul, i.
Lecture on, i.
Christianity, Arguments for the
Christianity, Inconveniences from a
Christmas Eve, Picture of, ii.
CONSTABLE, HENRY, i.
74 Constable's Miscellany, ii.
143 Constancy, i.
248 Constantinople, the Taking of, by
COLERIDGE, HARTLEY, ii.
Comical Revenge, Scene from, i.
Complaint of Nature, ii.
Comus, the Spirit's Epilogue in, i.
Conscience, Terrors of a Guilty-
the Turks, i.
Content, Careless, ii.
COOKE, GEORGE, i.
COOPER, JAMES FENIMORE, ii.
COTTON, CHARLES, i.
in a, ii.
Country Life, Praise of a, i.
Country, Love of, ii.
Court Masques of the Seventeenth
Cressey, Battle of, i.
Critics, Hostile, i.
CROKER, T. Crofton, il
Cowper, Inscription on the Tomb
COXE, WILLIAM, ii.
Creation-Dr R. Cudworth], i.
Cowper, on the Receipt of his Mo-
CROLY, REV. GEORGE, ii.
Cromwell, Oliver, Character of, i.
Cromwell, Oliver, Interview with, i. 459
Cromwell's Expulsion of the Parlia-
Croppy's House, Description of the
Crusade, Muster for the First, i.
CUDWORTH, DR RALPH, i.
333 Cupid, to, i.
Courtier, the Old and Young, i.
Courtship, Rustic, i.
Cupid and Campaspe, i.
414 Cymbeline, Dirge in, ii.
143 Death, Against Repining at, i.
Day of Judgment, ii.
642 De Montfort, Scene from, ii.
Czar Peter in England in 1698, i.
Daffodils, to, i.
Dance, the, i.
Daniel's Sonnets, Selections from,
DARWIN, DR ERASMUS, ii.
DAVIS, JOHN, i.
DAVIS, JOHN FRANCIS, ii.
Dawson, Phoebe, ii.
DAVENANT, SIR WILLIAM, i.
David and Goliah, i.
David II. Return of, from Captivity, i. 28
De Montfort, Jane, Description of, ii. 513
Death-its Desirableness, i.
Death-[Supposed Last Verses of the
Death-the Changes it Effects, i.
Death, the Court of, i.
Death, Fear of, i.
Death and Funeral of a Pauper, ii.
Death, Old Age and, i.
Death of Two Lovers by Lightning
Deception, a-[From She Stoops to
Definition of Good Breeding, ii.
DENHAM AND CLAPPERTON, ii. 667, 668
DENHAM, SIR JOHN, i.
DENNIE, COLONEL, ii.
Desolation of the Cities whose War-
Detraction, Against, i.
Devils in the Head, i.
Diana, Hymn to, i.
Dirge (Blessed is the turf, serenely
Dirge in Cymbeline, ii.
Discretion in Giving, i.
Dispensary the-[Sir S. Garth], i.
D'ISRAELI, BENJAMIN, ii. .
Distinction, Means of Acquiring, ii.
Doctrines, Opposition to New, i.
DODSLEY, ROBERT, ii.
Drama, the-its Rise in England, i.
DRAYTON, MICHAEL, i.
Dream, the, i.
Dream-Children-a Reverie, ii.
Drum, Ode on Hearing the, ii.
Drury Lane, a Tale of-By W. S.
[Rejected Addresses], ii.
John Dryden, Esq. i.
Dryden's Translation of Virgil, i.
DUGDALE, SIR WILLIAM, i.
in a Blank Leaf of, ii.
Dungeon, Picture of a, ii.
Durandarte and Belerma, ii.
D'URFEY AND BROWN, i.
Dwarfs, on the Marriage of the, i.
DYER, JOHN, ii.
Dying Bequest, i.
EARLE, JOHN, i.
Early History of Nations, i.
Eastern Manners and Language-
Eastern Travellers, ii.
113 ECHARD, LAWRENCE, i.
Economy, Domestic, i.
Edinburgh, a Sunday in, ii.
Education Confined too much to
Education, on Female-[Lady Mary
Education, Importance of Moral, i.
EDWARDS, RICHARD, i.
Edwin, Description of, ii.
Elegy on an Unfortunate Lady, i.
Envy, against, i.
Envy and Emulation, i..
Epic Poem, Receipt to Make an, i.
Elegy, written in Spring, ii.
Elizabeth, L. H. Epitaph on, i.
Elizabeth's Reign, Sports upon the
ELLIOTT, EBENEZER, ii.
ELYOT, SIR THOMAS, i.
English, Commencement of the Pre-
English Country Seat, Ancient-
English Courage, i.
English Mansion, Ancient, Descrip-
Englishman, Characteristic of an, i.
Envious Man and the Miser, i.
56 Evening Primrose, to the, ii.
Epistle to the Countess of Cumber-
Epistle to a Friend, i.
Epitaph-Jack and Joan, i.
Eton College, Ode on a distant Pro-
EUSTACE, J. C. ii.
EVELYN, JOHN, i.
Evelyn's Account of his Daughter
Exercise, Different Kinds of, i.
Eye and Ear, Pleasures of the, ii.
FABIAN, ROBERT, i.
Fair Recluse, the, ii.
Fairies of the Caldon-Low-a Mid-
Fairies, Farewell to the, i.
FALCONER, WILLIAM, ii.
Falkland, Lord, Character of, i.
Falstaff Arrested by his Hostess,
Falstaff, Character of, ii.
Falstaff's Cowardice and Boasting, i. 189
Familiar Faces, the Old, ii.
Family Library, ii.
Fanaticism, Ludicrous Image of, i
FANE, H. G. ii.
FANSHAWE, SIR Richard, i.
Farewell Hymn to the Valley of Ir-
Farewell, Sweet William's, to Black-
FARMER, HUGH, ii.
Fashion, Picture of the Life of a
Fatal Curiosity, i.
Father's Grief for the Death of his
FAWKES, FRANCIS, ii.
Feast in the Manner of the Ancients,
Feelings, Lost, ii.
Felon, Dream of the Condemned, ii. 313
FELLTRAM, OWEN, i.
Female Beauty, a Description of, il
FERGUSON, DR ADAM, ii.
FERGUSSON, ROBERT, ii.
Feudal System, Effects of the, ii.
First Love's Recollections, ii.
FISCHER, JOHN, i.
FITZROY, CAPTAIN, ii.
268 Flatterers and Agreeable Compa-
315 Flattery of the Great, i..