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Contents.

Time's Magic Lanthern, No II. Galileo Metrical Versions of the Psalmsmammmmm 63

in the Inquisitiothanara

3 Abstract of the proposed Bill for the

No III. Rembrandt's Workshop... 4 Protection of Banks for Savings in

On the Death of the Princess Charlotte 5 Scotland, with Remarks..canaan 68

On a disputed passage in Othello.mean... 8 Notice of Mr Hazlitt's Lectures on
On the Poor Laws of England ; and English Poetry, now in the course of

Answers to Queries transmitted by a Delivery at the Surrey Institution,
Member of Parliament, with a view London, No III.

to ascertain the Scottish System...come 9 Lecture Seventh-On Burns and
Anecdotes of the Fife Gypsies, No III. 14

the Old Ballads.maranan

71

Remarkable instance of Second Sighta. 18 Lecture Eighth-On the Living

Fragment of an Essay on Taste, suppos-

Poets

ed to be written by William Cobbett 21 Letters of Timothy Tickler to various

Letters on the Present State of Germany

Letter I.

24 Letter III. To Francis Jeffery, Esq. 75

The Fairies, a Dream-like Remembrance Notices of the Acted Drama in London 77-

of a Dream comes

30 Effect of Farm Overseers on the Morals

The Knights Errant, No II.com.amana 32 of Farm Servants.com

minamama 83

No III.mmmmmra 33 Hospital Scene in Portugal

On the History of the Great Sea Serpent ib. On Carmel's Brow. A Hebrew Melo-

Second Letter from an Old Indian Officer 42 dy; by the Ettrick Shepherdwoocomma 90

Colter's Escape from the Black-feet In Dialogues on Natural Religion.mamamma. ib.

dians

maneno 45 LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC

Extract from M. de Peudemotsaomannanna 46 INTELLIGENCE

Some Account of the Life and Writings WORKs preparing for PUBLICATION.co 99

of Ensign and Adjutant Odoherty, late MONTHLY LIST OF NEW PUBLICA-

of the 99th regiment ( Continued Jman 50 TIONS.

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Echo, in two Poetical Dialogues.

MONTHLY REGISTER.

Dialogue I.memesanan

Dialogue II....

SCOTTISH CHRONICLE monumuman..104

Letter from Glasgow.com

mannannasa ib.

Promotions and Appointments namama 109

Sonnet to John Carnegie, Esq.

58 Commercial Report.

112

Ranarks on the “ Petit Volume" of Meteorological Report al16

Births, Marriages, and Deathsmann] 18

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EDINBURGH:

WILLIAM BLACKWOOD, NO 17, PRINCE'S STREET, EDINBURGH ;
AND JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET, LONDON ;

To whom Communications (post paid) may be addressed ;
SOLD ALSO BY ALL THE BOOKSELLERS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM.

TO CORRESPONDENTS.

We had intended to give a Preface this month to the volume, but so many subjects of discussion arose in our mind when writing it, connected with the state of public feeling relative to PERIODICAL LITERATURE, that we found it absolutely necessary to desist, but hope to treat all of them fully, and in detail, in regular essays in the body of our Work.

We had resolved not to publish any verses on the late national calamity, for we found it impossible to select from the great number of poems (many of them of much merit) sent to us on that mournful event. We have however broken our resolution. Our readers will find in this Number a beautiful Elegy, by the elegant and accomplished author of “ Greece,” and “ The Restoration of the Works of Art to Italy,” two compositions imbued with the genuine spirit of classical poetry.

“ On Truth, a Reverie, by an Enthusiast,” is received and approved.
“ Time's Magic Lanthern, No IV. Lord Bacon and Shakspeare,” in our next.

We need use but few words to this valued Correspondent.

H. A.'s manly and spirited paper “On the qualifications of a Speaker of the House of Commons” in our next.

Our Aberdeen Correspondent will be attended to.
What is become' of Eremus? Has his muse felt the influence of the late cold weather ?
Iwto probably in our next. We wish to send a private letter to our clever young
friend. "What is his address ?

J. F. at Paisley has our thanks for his curious communication.
“ The Dying Indian” probably in our next. It possesses much vigour.

Our Dundee Correspondent ought to remember, “ To R” “ is human, to forgive divine."

A. H. D.'s imitation of a certain modern poet is clever, and he will hear from us soon.

Our Limehouse Correspondent, G. will be attended to ere long. We often regret being obliged to delay our attention to those for whom we entertain the most friendly feelings.

“Memoirs of Roderic Milesius O'Donaghue, late of Tralee, county Kerry, Ireland, first cousin to Ensign and Adjutant Morgan Odoherty,” are received, and will follow the life of his illustrious kinsman, which we hope to conclude in a few more Numbers.

We are not in the practice of publishing that which is intended for several journals at the same time, unless when we are apprised of the author's intention. Mr F.'s Report of the Mineralogy of Edinburgh is known here, and, we understand, is incorrect. The public still want a statement from Mr Smith himself.

Our London Correspondent's interesting paper “On the Schools in Newgate” has been received.

We return our best thanks to G. W. for his friendly hints, and though the plan of our Miscellany may prevent their being adopted, yet they shall not be lost sight of.

Want of room prevents us from acknowledging many other favours.

Poetical Notices will be given in the concluding Number of each volume. Therefore, on the 21st of September, our friends may expect to be addressed in an Irregular Ode, after the manner of Pindar, and probably in Greek, in which case there will be a free translation, with notes, illustrative and explanatory.

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Contents.

Description of the Patent Kaleidoscope, Cautionary Hints to Speculators on the

invented by Dr Brewstercanananananmaa 121 Increase of Crimes.com mamme 176

On Truth

mmm.123 Metrical Versions of the Psalms (Con.

Letter from the celebrated Colin M‘Lau.

tinued)

commune 178

rinn

,127 Letter from Andrew Fairservice, Jun.

The Fudge Family in Paris.. .129 to Doctor Nicol Jarvien

Time's Magic Lanthern, No IV. Bun. Letter from a Friend of Mrs Granta. 187

yanus Obsessus, or a Tift with Apol. On some Popular Superstitions in Wales 188

lyotimna

-137 Letter from Z. to Leigh Hunt, King of

Humorous Description of Shipwreck by

the Cockneys.

196

Drink (From THOMAS HEYWOOD's Fragment of a Fifth Canto of Childe

English Traveller).

.141 Harold's Pilgrimage

201

Thoughts, from a Whig, on the Qualifi Some Remarks on W.'s Account of the

cations of a Speaker of the House of Kraken, Colossal Cuttle Fish, and

Commons

ib. Great Sea Serpent

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The Craniologist's Review.

Notices of the Acted Drama in London.

No I. Napoleon's Head mammamanan. 146

207

Thoughts concerning Tythes ; with An The Herald...

..211

swers to Queries on the subject, lately Phantasmagoria, No I.

ib.

circulated in Scotland by a Member Childe Harold, Canto IV. By Lord

of Parliament.com

www.148 Byron

216

On the Aristophanic Comedy communen 152

LITERARY

Cassandra (From the German of Schiller) 153

AND SCIENTIFIC

INTELLIGENCE.

*219

Letters to the Supporters of the Edin-

burgh Review.

WORKS preparing for PUBLICATION *221

MONTHLY LIST OF NEW PUBLICA-
No I. To the Reverend Thomas

TIONS.no

Chalmers, D. D.mummmmmwne155

225

Horace Walpole's Letters to Mr Mon-

MONTHLY REGISTER.

tagu anao

-162

The Tale of Ivan ( Translated from the SCOTTISH CHRONICLE.

.229

Cornish)

ww169 Promotions and Appointments. 236

Dialogues on Natural and Revealed Re-

Commercial Report

238

ligion.

Meteorological Report

243

Dialogue II. On Natural Religion 170 Births, Marriages, and Deathsmano 244

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