Page images
PDF
EPUB
[ocr errors]

Perfpicuity, its great merit in writing, 40.
Plague of London, melancholy event which it produced poeti.

cally described, 30. Mothers then carrying their dead child.
ren to public graves, Note, ibid. Of London, in 1349, de.
scribed by Godwin, 46. Diffused a spirit of religion, 47.
Its direful effects delineated by Dryden, Motto, 46. Fol.

lowed by depravity of manners, 49.
Poet, the conjugal happiness of one described in a series of let.

ters, 374.
Poissardes, French, account of their cruelly, 33
Pope implores mercy, but does not deserve it, 39. Character.

iles mountains, Morto, 311. Describes Eden, Motto, 358.
Press, eulogium on the, Motto, I. It Mould be employed in

the cause of virtue, 3.
Princes, their hearts should be formed when young,. 184:

Their passions ought to be early curbel, 186. They ought

to be brought up in the love of religion, 188.
Prospect' from the Table Mountain delineated, 17. It is

majestic and sublime, 21.
Punishment never fails to fall on the guilty, Motto, 15.
Quatorze Oignons, account of a modern French Diogenes,

thus called, 367.
Reifenkoppe, the loftiest of all the Giant Mountains, described,
- 323.
Religion, according to Aulius Gellius, should not fall into fu.

perftition, 133.
Revenge, the law of, facredly observed among the Circassians,

II. It extends to the relations of the murderer, ibid.
Richardson, Samuel, account of his health, Note, 348. De.

scribes his person, Note, 352.
Rowe implores the happy art of speech, Motto, 91. Describes

wiih energy the tits of Hymen, Motto, 17.5
Royalty, its nature, according to Dryden, Motto, 237.
Rubenzahl, a capricious fort of spirit residing, according to an.

cient tradition, on the highest suinmit of the Giant Moun-

tains, Note, 326.
Sailors, the courage of the English, extolled by Dryden, Motto,

261.
Salt water exhilirates the spirits, according to Addison, Motto,

58. Dangerous to the fair, 65.
Savoir-vivre, French, some anecdotes of, 366.
Scotland a rich field for the botanist and the sportsman, 121.

May one day rival, if not excel, England, 122.
Schropfer, a German impostor, 233. Exhibits wonders of ne-

cromancy to his numerous pupils, 234. Gets in to debt and

shoots himself, 236.
Seamen, British, their character displayed, 261. They have

a high sense of religion, 262. They are tremulous, but

lafting friends, 264.
Servants, good ones are rare, according to Dryden, 265. Sui.

cide of one, discontented with his lowly fation, 267.
Shaffras, a rich Armenian, poffeffor of the largeft diamond, 299.

Obtains by its sale the grant of Russian nobility, 300.
Shakespeare, his address to an apparition, 26. His opinion of

death, Motto, 220.
Sharpers, two Frenchmen duping a Jew, a modern anecdote, 6.

Worthy to be admitted in the French legion of honour,
Note, 8. Modern, characterised in a scene of a comedy,

405.

Shoeffer contributed much to the improvement of the art of

printing, 3:
Silence, the eloge of, by Otway, Motto, 301.
Slander is, according to Juvenal, the food of ignoble minds,

Motto, 171.
Smallpox, verses on the termination of its deadly reign, 202.

Misfortune of a child blinded by it, 203. Mrs. Montague
gave it a deadly blow in England, 204. It proved fatal to
milions of people in Spain, Note, 205. Fatal also in the

Idle of France, Note, 207.
Soldier, Dryden's eloge of a hardy one, Motto, 304. The po-

etical dream of one, 357.
Soliloquy of a lover by moon-light, 159.
Spectator's, the, opinion of a palace, Motto, 105.
Sianislaus, his opinion of Voltaire, 240.
Speeclı, the happy art of it, implored by Rowe, Motto, 91.
Storm, matrimonial, description of one, 402.
. Sukey, a Chriftian name which awakes the idea of scowering

of kettles, &c. 208.
Superstition condemned by Aulius Gellius, Motto, 133.
Surgeon, French, in ordinary to the emperor of Morocco, how

promoted to that dignity, 80. The difficulry and danger of
his Gtuation, 81. Generously rewarded for curing the tooth-
ache of the emperor, 83. He becomes tired of his good for-
tune, 87. He fies, by the impulse of fear, froni the king.

dom of Morocco, 88.
Suvaroff, anecdote of him, Note, 305.
Swinging for a cast, an Indian ceremony, described, 134.
Swiss, escape of one, on the 10th of August, 33.

Table Mountain, the prospect from it described as enchanting

and folemn, 17.

Tears of sympathy are the glorious prerogative of man, Motto,

136.
- Temperance, ode on, imitated from Horace, by the Rev. Dr.

Greaves, 44. The inother of health, 45.
Tems, le, et l'Amour, French ode on, 124.
Thlil-uasa, the price of blood, thus is called the tribute of

money paid in Circaffia, by the family of the murderer to

the family of the murdered, 12.
Thomas, old, a poor and honeit peasant, 75. Poetical hiftorý

of his life, ibid. His death, 78.
Time and Cupid, translation of a French ode on, 125.
Timon reconciled to wedded love, 131.
Travels, their object, says Lucian, is to observe mankind,
Motto, gi. The same idea expressed by Horace, Motto,

132.
Tunbridge Wells, description of that place as it was in 1745,

348. A place of diffipation, 349.
Tyrant, a, characterised by Blackmore, Motto, 3546 .

Yan-shoo-Yuen, the Chinese · emperor's park, described by

Lord Macartney, 358.
Verita, a Veronese nobleman, perfidiously put to death by Au.

gereau, 69.
Verona filled with lamentations by the treacherous cruelty of

Augereau, 71,
Vesels, an ode on seeing one failing, 181. Poetical address of

Dryden to them, Moito, ibid.
Village fair described, 194.
Virgil asserts the omnipresence of God, 17. Assures that there

are some events which cannot be related without a tear,
Motto, 31. His address to a barbarian, Motto, 41. Cha.

racterises duellifts, Motto, 372.
Voltaire, some original anecdotes of this eminent writer, 239.

Describes himself as a peasant in his retreat, 240. He dil-
liked the king of Pruília, 241. Tronchin's saying on him,
242. What he thought of Helverius's book, De l'Esprit,
ibid. His laying on Condorcet's eulogium on, Pascal, 243.
His expression on the family of Calas, 244. Critic on Con-
dorcet's life of that writer, 246.

Waller, his thoughts on education, Motto, 128.
Warnings, the three, of death exemplified in a poetical tale,

220.
Warrior, history of a female, 162.
Whiston, an account of that extraordinary old man, 353.
Watson's, Dr. bishop of Llandaff, thoughts on the French in.

valion, 224.

White's, T. address to Britons for arming themselves, Motto,

224. His continuation of Collins's ode to evening, 380.
Widow, Indian, obliged to burn herself on the pile of her hus.

band, 288.
Wife, a talkative one has generally been a filent girl, as exem-

plified in an anecdote, 301.
Wildfire, an old veteran soldier, instruets his young captain,

163. Meets with nothing from hiin but ingratitude, 167.
Wildfire, Jane, a female warrior, 162. Dreams of nothing but:

fighting, ibid. Sends her spruce, but dishonourable, lover
Sprawling into the mud, 166. Persecuted and reduced, on
that account, to poverty, 168. Marries Bob and goes with
hiin to the American war, 169. Is mangled in her face in
an heroic action, 170. Loses her husband, who is killed in
battle, ibid. Receives a penfion froin the general whole life

she had saved, 171.
Woman, an ignorant one is always talkative, 303.
Wren, ode on a, 383.
Zacher le Fall, in Silesia, described, 314.

FINIS. :

Printed by J. Swan, 76,

Fleet Strect.

BOOKS

JUST PUBLISHED BY

B. CROSBY & Co.
STATIONERS' COURT, PATERNOSTER ROW,

London.

1. A NECDOTES OF EMINENT PERSONS, consisting of Inte

resting Literary Fragments, Biographical Sketches, Dialogues, Letters, Characters, &c. in Prose and Verse, 2 vols. 8vo. 145.

2. BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY of Six Hundred and Seventy-three CELEBRATED WOMEN, of all Ages and Countries. By Matilda Betham, embellished with elegant portraits, from original drawings by Hopwood, printed on fine yellow wove paper, 1 vol. 8vo. 125. Another Edition, in 12mo. 75.

"6 The volume before us appears to have very superior claims to the patronage of the public, from the variety of authorities which have been consulted, from che comprehensive catalogue of names which it embraces, and most of all, from che lauable distinction which is uniformly paid to morality of character, as well as to celebrity of talent. It is the former of these which constitutes true pre-emi. nence, and which deserves to be held up as the primary object of female imitation.

Monthly Mirpur, Feb. 1804. 3. The BEAUTIES of Dr. MOORE, selected from his much-atmired Writings, Moral, Philosophical, and Miscellaneous, to which is prefixed a Life of the Author, with a portrait, second edition, by Prevost and Blagdon, making one large volume, neatly printed on fine

paper, 55.

4. LODGE's ILLUSTRATIONS of BRITISH HISTORY, Biography and Manners, in the Reigns of Henry 8th, Edward 6th, Mary, Elizabeth, and James 1st, exhibited in a series of Original Papers, in the Manuscripts of the noble families of Howard, Talbot, and Cecil. Embellished with a number of fine engravings, (published at 31. 155.) 3 vuls. 4to. 21. 125, 6d.

5. CASTLE of the TUILLERIES; or, a Narrative of all the Events which have taken place in the interior of that Palace, from the time of its construction to the eighth year of the Republic, translated from the French, by F. Latham, 2 vols. 8vo. 125.

6. SONNINI's TRAVELS in GREECE and TURKEY, undertaken by order of Louis XVI.and the Ottoman Court, from the French; with an atlas, containing a four-sheet general chart of the Levant, and other plates, 2 vols. 8vo. Il. is.

7. OLIVIER'S TRAVELS in the OTTOMAN EMPIRE, EGYPT and PERSIA, undertaken by order of the Government of France, during the first six years of the Republic, illustrated by engravings of human Figures, Animals, Plants, Maps, Plans, &c in 2 vols. 8vo. Il. 18.

8. MARCHAND's VOYAGE ROUND the WORLD, performed during the Years 1790, 1791, and 1792, preceded by an historical Introduction, and illustrated by Charts, &c.—Translated from the French of C. P. Claret Fleurieu, of the National Institute of Arts and Sciences, and of the baord of Longitude of France. In 2 vols. 8vo. with an Atlas, il. is.

« PreviousContinue »