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Eclooium on the Press. M'Creery's Poem, The Prtti 1

The Love of our Country. Heuxit's Sermata 4

French Ingenuity, a modern anecdote. holer off» Travels .. 6

Jealousy", a poetical fragment. Darwin's Temple of Nature,. 9

Manners of the Circassians. Pallas's Travels, and Pinkerton's

Geography 10

The Lady's Rock; or, The Murderous Husband. Mrs. Mur-

ray's Companion to the Highlands 15

Prospectfrom theSumrait of fable Mountain. Semple's Sketches

at the Cape of Good Hope 17

Admonitory Address to London, a poetical fragment. Wraiig-

li,nn's Poem, The Destruction of Fiabijlon ?2

Mischance of French Gallanlry, a humorous anecdote. Parti

at it was, tiiid us it is 24

An Antiquarian in the Egyptian Catacombs. Rolando's Travels 2G

Cleone, or Maternal Deipair, a poetical fragment. Darwin's

Temple of Nature 30

A Fortunate Escape. Paris as it was, and as it is 31

W. Cowper's various Literary Observations. Hayley't Life

and Posthumous Works of W. Cowper 34

Character of the JMalay Slaves. Percival't Account of the

Cape of Good Hnpe 41

- On Temperance, an ode. Graves's Invalid 44

Plague of London, in the year 1349. Chaucer's Life, <%c. by

Godwin 4r;

Description of Madagascar. Rolando's Travels 51

Brighton, and the Bathing World. Squi, in Literary Journal 58

French Cruelty and Italian Heroism. Hinckley's translation

of Account of the Fall of Venice 68

Old Thomas, a poetical fragment. Kenny's Poem, entilled

Society 74

The French Surgeon to the Emperor of Morocco. Rolando's

Travels 79

A Glance on Austrian Literature, rinkerton's Geography ... 88

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The Combats of the Alphabet. Siddons's Vlrlumt Poverty .. 91

Guido Fawkes. Caitljield's History of the Powder Pitt .... 95

Independence is a Dream. Siddons't Virtuous Poverty 98

The Cambridge Scholar, a narrative ode. Brayley and Her-

bert's Poems 100

The New Hotel. La Fontaine'} Henrietta Bellman .• 105

Gondoline, a ballad. White's Clifton Grove 109

A Glance on the Highlands of Scotland. Col. Thornton't

Sporting Totir through the northern parts of England, tj-c. 119

Lc Terns et I'Amour. Time and Cupid,an ode. Segur's Ode,

translated hy Mrs. Lc Noir 124

The Power and Charms of Education, &c. Letters of a

Mameluke. "..... .... 129

Timon; or, the Comforts of Marriage, an ode. Siddons's Vir-

tuous Poverty. » .. 131

Religious Ceremonies of the Indians. Ptrcival's Account of

the Island of Ceylon 133

Martina, a pathetic tale. Siddons's Virtuous Poverty 136

OdeaCynthie. Ode to Cynthia. Mrs. Le Koir 148

Sketch of the English and French Manners. Pinkerton's

Geography and Holcro/t's Travels 159

Soliloquy of aLover by Jlooulight. La Fontaine's llenrittta

Bellman 159

History of a Female.Warrior. Siddons's Virtuous Poverty.. 169'

Libels, a dialogue. .. '. The same 171

Heroism of Conjugal Affection. La Fontaine's Henrietta

Bellman 175

On seeing a Vessel sail, an ode. Mrs. Le Noir ....tut

Advice on the Education of a Prince. Mis$ Williamt's Cor-
respondence of Louis XI' 1 18S

Britannia's Praise, a poxtical fragment. Bachelor's Progress

of Agriculture 190

... The Village Fair, descriptive poetry. Mrs. Le Xoir... .„ .. 194

Equality, a popular Converaation. Mrs. Le Noir's Village

Anecdotes 12$

Termination of the deadly reign of the Small-pox. Bloom-

feld's Good Tidings from the Farm 203

Christian Nain«», Kominalii, in Literary Journal...,,,., 208

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- Paxe Wan-shoo-yuen, or Paradise of Ten Thousand. Lord Macart-

- - - - - - mey, in Barrow’s Travels in China................ 359

French Savoir-vivre. Karamsin's and Kotzebue's Travels... 367

The Poor Old Blind Woman. Kotzebue's Travels.........sgr. Duelling. Mrs. Crespigny’s Letters, £e.................. 37.2

The Conjugal Happiness of a Poet. Richardson's Correspondence........................................sos Continuation of Collin's Ode to Evening................ 380 On a Wren, &c. an ode. Mr. White................... 383

- A Village Circulating Library. Dibden's Guilly or not
- Guilty. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .384
The Italian Pamela, a tale. Lady M. W. Montague's Letters 391

Description of the Holy City of Jerusalem. Whittman’s
- Travels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 397
Matrimonial Storm. Polyanthea........................ 402
Modern Sharpers. Franklin's Counterfeit................405
Modern cop-house. History of a Dog..................41s
What is Life but a Romance.......................... 415
A Dashing Auctioneer................................ 418

A Modern Writer and Tourist. ........................ 422

Polite Behaviour defined and commended................426

Ignorance and Education contrasted....................429 Biographical Account of Mary Queen of Scots. Betham's Biography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .431 Character of Julia Agrippina. Betham's Biography....... 439 lives and Manners of the Nations of Europe. Kotzebue's

o Journey to Paris............ ..................44s

To coRRESPONDENTs.

The manuscript of w. Caney, esq did not come to hand till the compiled part of the volume had been printed; it will appear in our next. In answer to several letters respecting original communications, we have generally to observe, that a portion of the volume is set apart for their insertion, subject to the approval and revision of the editor. -

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LITERARY CHARACTERS

Portrait! are given with this Volume.

Dr. WATSON,
LORD BISHOP OF LANDAFF.

Richard Watson, the present venerable Bishop of LandafF, was born in the year 1737. The village of Evesham, situated about five miles from Kcndal, in the county of Westmoreland, has the honour of being his birth-place.

Paternal instruction, where the father is competent to such a task, must ever prove of the greatest utility, in developing the early movements of the infant mind. The " young idea" is thus carefully taught to " shoot" in the most proper direction; the tender buddings of genius are facilitated in their expansion; and the surest foundation is laid lor future excellence. Of the advantages of paternal instruction, the subject of thit memoir fully availed himself; for, his father being a clergyman, possessed of superior abilities, and master of the Free Grammar School of Kendal, he received the whole of his school education under his immediate care. Having terminated his boyish studies, he looked forward to the University for higher attainments. He accordingly became a member of, we believe, King's College, in the University of Cambridge; a college somewhat notorious for its reforming tenets, of the pos> session of which Dr. Watson has been more than once suspected. However, he entered the college with a respectable

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