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CHAMBERS'

EDINBURGH JOURNAL.

CHAMBERS

EDINBURGH JOURNAL.

CONDUCTED BY

WILLIAM CHAMBERS,

AUTHOR OF "THE BOOK OF SCOTLAND," "GAZETTEER OF SCOTLAND," &c

AND

ROBERT CHAMBERS,

AUTHOR OF" TRADITIONS OF EDINBURGH," " HISTORY OF THE SCOTTISH REBELLIONS "" SCOTTISH BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY," Ac

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LONDON:

PUBLISHED, WITH PERMISSION OF THE PROPRIETORS,

BY ORR AND SMITH, AMEN CORNER, PATERNOSTER ROW;

AND SOLD BY MESSRS W. CURRY, JUN. & CO., DUBLIN; BANCKS & CO, MANCHESTER; WILLMER & SMITH,
LIVERPOOL; WRIGHTSON & WEBB, BIRMINGHAM; W. E. SOMERSCALE, LEEDS;

AND ALL BOOKSELLERS IN TOWN AND COUNTRY.
MDCCCXXXVI.

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LONDON: BRADBURY AND EVANS, PRINTERS, WHITEPRIABS. INDEX,

1

ARRANGED WITH REFERENCE TO THE PAGES.

In thi« Index, many of the article! are entered under different heads, in order to ensure their discovery by the reader.

i FAMILIAR SKETCHES AND
MORAL ESSAYS.

Affectation . . . 161

A few of our Smaller Foibles . 185

Beauty and the Beggar . 226

Botherations . . .141

Careful and Careless . 321

Coincidences . . .17

Degraded Nations . 2ffi)
Del .usive Notions of respective Ages 41

Disposition to Satire . . 149

Eflie . . . 57

Every Man has his Era . 241

Extempore Invitations . 281

Friends . . .369

Gentleman, the . . 377
Giving .... 313

Hero in Humble Life, the . 113

It Can't be Done ■ .177

Jock ... 353

Keep him out . . .65

Labour . . . 385

Lean Chapter on Fat Men . 172

Literary Fashions . 97

'Remuneration! . 169

Little Boys . . 105

Little Learning, a . . 329

London Wonders . . 233
Nat Phin ... 49

New Cut, the 9

Next Door Neighbours . 305

Oddities in Costume . 121
Old Cut ... 28

Passive and Active . 297

Philosophy of Amusement . 409

Poets Laureate . . 114
Prediction ... 209

Respectable Superstitions . 81

Reverses . . .361

Riding off ... 393

Self-Killing . . .129

Servants . . . 153

Serviceable Young Men . 401

Sets ... 201
Shaving considered as a Surgical

Operation . . . 205

Significations . . 273

Sincerity . . .257
Stories of the Table d'Hote—

Lost Spoon . . 89

{ Leathern Purse . 145

Old Hat . . 265

Suburbs . . . 345
Town Boys and Country Boys 193
Troubles of the Newly Married 217

Use and Have 33

Wants . . . 338

Widow Woman, the . 137

Word to the Merciless . 74

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POETRY.

Battle of Blenheim, the . 280

Bell of St Paul's, the . 288

Bicst in Heaven, the . . 280

Blind Mother, the . 392

Fountain, the . . . 240

Garden, the 85

Graves of a Household . 112

Green Linnet, the . . 192

Homes of England, the . 56

Hymn among the Alps . 208

Imprudent Marriages . 96

I've seen the smiling . 356

Lamente for the Auld Hostels 248

Lines on Drunkenness . 96

Mv Island Home . 328

My Own Fireside . 159

Mv Peggy is a Young Thing 291

Nettle King, the . 232

Number One . . .264

O waly, waly . 267

Occasional Prologue . 69

Ode to Enterprise . . 8

Ode to Peace . . 224

Old and Young Courtier . 142

Park's first Journey . 40

Pleasures of Retirement—

I. By Allan Ramsay . 80
XL By Hon. H. Erskine . 80
Scottish Comic Songs-
Ancient Maiden . . 200
Lass gin ye wad lo'e me 320
Lass's Wardrobe . 152
Want o' Siller . .176
She was a Phantom . 16
Sir Hugh . . .304
Songs, English . . 165
Sonnets by Moxon . . 344
Stanzas ... 72
Tak your Auld Cloak about ye 266
Taking of the Salmon . . 128
To a Young Friend . . 31
To the South Wind . 104
Vanity of the World . . 360
Verses to the Comet of 1811 312
Verses to the Memory of George

Miller . . .288

Written in the Sand . 400

TALES.

Ball, the 61

Billiard Table, the . . 355

Cray Fisher, the . . 162

Dreadnought, the . . 244

Farmer and Soldier, the . 272

Fickle Lover, the . . 274

Harvest Day, the . 226

Hazelburn . . 249

Honest Fisherman, the . 79

Intemperate, the . . 186

It's my Luck . . 235
Jewel Hunter, Life and Adventures

of a . . . 363

King Robert's Bowl . . 387

Leathern Purse, tale of the 141

Lie of Benevolence, the . 195

Little Antoine and the Redbreasts 115

Lost Jagger, the . . 379
Lost Spoon, the . .89

Madame Delcourt . . 307

Man who could not say No, the 34

Mushroom Hunting . . 322

Ncal Malone . . 99

Night Attack, the . . 283

Old Hat, the . . 265

Rejected Addresses . 38

Resolve, the . . 211

Sandy Wright and the Orphan 107
Scorn not the Least . .27

Shipwreck, the . . 42

Siege of Namur, the . . 259

Silver Arrow, the . . 347

St Svmphorien de Lay . 411

Story for Little Girls . 23

Story of Real Life . . 371

Story of Hogan . . 219

Swamp Hall . . 339

Tale of Littlecote House . 122

Three Advices, the . 131

Traits of Humble Life . 203

Two Brothers, the . 330

Two Kates, the . . 179

Uses of Adversity . . 2

Velvet Pelisse, the . 403

Vincentia Delambra . 138

Wealth and Fashion . . 394

Young Market Woman, the 170

COLUMNS FOR PARTICULAR

CLASSES.
Column for Anglers—(bait-fish-

Ino) . . 184

Boys—(conciliation) 56

Boys—(honesty) 79

Boys—(manners) 392

• Bovs—(prejudices) 328

Boj-s—(slang Words) 176

Boys—(story Of The

Farmer And Sol-
Dier) . 272
——— Fathers of Families—
(management Of
Boys . .152

Column for Little Girls—{story} 160

Mothers—(training

Of Children) 208

Young Men—(rising

In The World) 360

Young Men—(order

At Public Meet-
Ings) . . 136

Young People—(for-
Ming Ons'ioNs) 32

BIOGRAPHIC SKETCHES.

Bacon, Francis . . 285

Bewick, Thomas . . 388

Boswell, James . . 341
Britton ... 36

Columbus ... 53

Cortes, Hernando . . 267

Cuvier ... 5

Dodsley, Robert . . 132

Duncan, Admiral . . 205

Fellenberg . . .171

Forbes, Sir William . 61

Glendower, Owen . . 196

Grotius and his Wife . 124

Haydn, Joseph . . 405

Haiiy, M. . . . 244

Jones, Sir William . .413

Lady Grizel Baillie . 220

Ludwig, John . 228

Plinies, the . . 349

Selkirk . . .164

Siddons, Mrs . . 148

Smith, Mrs Charlotte . . 108

Telford ... 29

Whitney . . .14

MISCELLANEOUS ARTICLES
OF INSTRUCTION AND EN-

TERTAINMENT."

Adventure on the Adige . .335
Adventure on the Columbia River 299

Adventure of the Mason . 256

Adventure with a Whale . 30

Alaster Mac Col . . 373

Allotment System . . 101

American Forest on Fire 126

Amusements at Melton . 166
Ancient Empires of Mexico and

Peru ... 263
Angling-
Flies ... 15
Fly Fishing . 127
Bait Fishing . . 184
Antiquity . . . 221
Aristocracy of the Skin . 232
Armorial Mottoes . .8
Art of Paper-Making . 119
Art of Navigation . 98
Artesian Wells . . 391
Atlantic, Currents of the . 88
Atmosphere, the . . 306
Atmospherical Illusions . 362
Ascent of Mont Blanc • 386
Avarice, Anecdotes of . 55
Barbara S. 318
Barbarous Amusements of the Ro-
mans ... 85
Bastile, the 1 . 28
Bazaars of Constantinople 412
Bee Hunt, a . . 247
Berlin, Sketch of . . 300
Birds ... 123

Uses of . . 151

Wild and in Cage . 70

Blessing of Literature . 391

Blind, Institutions for the . 20

Bohemian Fortune-Teller . Ill

Book Puffing a Century ago 62

Books, Cleaning and Preserving 55

Botherations . . . 141

Botanical Pursuits. . 199

Bounty, Mutiny of the . 157

Brain, its Condition in Early Life 258
Brigham, Dr—

First Extract from . 234
Second . . .258

Third . . 278
Fourth . . 30*
Fifth . . 351
Brothers, the three . . 62
Brown People of Jamaica 349
Bugs (Terror by Night) . 46
Burning of Frendraught . 101
Cage Birds . . 70
Cagots, Sketch of the . 319
Calico-Printing . . 90
Camel, the . 108
Canada, Particulars regarding 118
Canada, who should go to . 21
Canals in the United States 182
Capillary Attraction . 86
Captain Jackson . 19
Captain X. 51
Cetaceous Animals—the Whale 292
Chambers's Educational Course 336
Chambers's Journal . 1
Mechanism of . . 149
Characteristics of uncivilised Na-
tions '. . . .178
Characters . . 231
Charles d'Eon de Beaumont 261
Charles Lamb . . 68
Charming away Diseases . 342
Chapter on Trees . . 317
Chimney Swallows . . 232
Cholera . . .407
Citizen Jaffray . . 301
Classical Education . 223
Clean Fireside, a . .192
Cleaning and preserving Books 56
Climate of North America 405
Clyde Steamers, the . . 308
Cockbum, Mrs . . :157
Col KeitOch . . 373
Columbia River, Adventure on

the ... 299

Comets ... 78

Comforts of an Iron-Gang 375

Commercial Travellers . 351
Compass, the . . .74

Constantinople Slave Market 168

Consumption . . 282

Consumption and Reproduction :>70

Continental Sketches . . 262

Coverley, Sir Roger de . 02

Cow and Pig, how to keep a -00
Cramp Fish . . .93

Cruise of the Saldanha . 133

Crystallisation . . 218

Cullen, Lord . . 326

Currents of the Atlantic . 88

Custom of Giving Vails . 40
Deal Boatmen . .315

Death of Youth . . 247

Deepest Mine in Britain . 199

Deer-Shooting . . 263

D'Eon de Beaumont . . 261

Diet . . . 323

Dinner in China . . 204
Dippings into Old Magazines—

the Gentleman's for 1731 , 7

Disappointed Affection. . 375

Disease of Double Consciousness 309

Disposition to Satire . . 149

Dissection of a Classic Poem 4

Dissection, Uses of . 154

Doings of Ignorance . . . 103
Donald Miller's Wars with the

Sea . . . 144

Double Consciousness . 309

Double Stars . . 389

Dram-Drinking Usages . 418

Dreadnought, the . 244
Dreich, Unco Dreich, and Dreicher 191

Drelincourt on Death, Puffing of 52

Droll Story—but no Joke . 343

Drop of Water . . 31

Dry-Rot, the . . . 334

Duellist, the . . 24

Dwellings of Rude Nations . 270

Dwellings of Wandering Tribes 314

Eastern Story-Teller . . 224

Eddystone Lighthouse . 13J

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