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Observations on Coleridge's Biographia Remarks on the Review of Mr Stewart's


3 Dissertation in the Quarterly, No

Meteorological Phenomena observed in



18 Vindication of Mr Wordsworth's Letter

Letter from Mr Scoresby, jun. to Pro- to Mr Gray on a new edition of Burns'

fessor Jameson...mason

Analytical Essays on the Early English Verses by Mr Walter Paterson


Dramatists, No II. n. amma 21

Memoir of Rob Roy Macgregor, and

Account of Bothwell's Attempt on Holy- some Branches of his Family ib.

roodhouse in


The Progress of Learning, a Poem; by

Curious Facts relative to the Abdication

an Oxonian


of Queen Mary, communicated by Alarming Increase of Depravity among

J. R.

SI Animals


On the Optical Properties of Mother-of- Character of the Hon. Henry Erskine 86

pearl, by David Brewster, LL.D. &c. 33 Verses written at Killarney amanawane 87

Letter to the Lord High Constable from

Mr Dinmontmoramo


Present State of Animal Magnetism in INTELLIGENCEcono




On the Cockney School of Poetry, No I. 38

Works preparing for PUBLICATIONano 98

Strictures on an Article in No LVI. of




the Edinburgh Review, entitled,

“ Present State of West Indian Af.



Elegy by the Ettrick Shepherd

maranasan 47


Medical Report of Edinburghmaomonocoma 48 BRITISH CHRONICLE..


Account of a Manuscript of Bishop Les-

British Revenue


ley's History of Scotland, in the pos- Commercial


session of the Earl of Leven and Mel. Meteorological Report.


ville ; by Thomas M‘Crie, D.D. Com. Promotions and Appointments maman... 123

municated by Tho. Thomson, 52 | Births, Marriages, and Deaths.......... 125


SEVERAL interesting articles intended for insertion in this Number have,
owing to the press of matter, been necessarily delayed; and among others,
Reviews of Kirkton's Memoirs, Hazlitt's Shakspeare, Stirling Heads, and the
Lament of Tasso :-—the Case of the Deaf Mute; Prospectus of a Work intend-
ed to give a correct View of the State of Education in Scotland, with some
Remarks, and a Specimen of the Mode in which the Work will be executed,
by the Rev. Andrew Thomson, A.M. Minister of St George's Church, Edin-
burgh ; Sketches of Foreign Scenery, &c. They will probably appear in our

In place of a formal Prospectus, we now lay before our Readers the titles
of some of the articles which we have either already received, or which are
in preparation by our numerous Correspondents, among whom we are happy
to announce almost all the distinguished Contributors to the late Edinburgh
Monthly Magazine.

A series of Essays on the Pulpit A series of Essays on the Italian
Eloquence of Scotland, No I.; being Theatre, containing numerous Trans-
a parallel between Mr Alison and Dr lations of Compositions that have never

before appeared in English; by the
A series of Essays, entitled “ Baro- same Gentleman.
niana;" being Disquisitions concerning An Essay on Romance, prefatory to
the Origin and Early History of Scot- the Lives of the most eminent Trou-
tish Families.

Regular Intelligence from the Sci- An Account of all the great Public
entific Circles of Paris, by a distin- Schools in England, Eton, Winchester,
guished Member of the Institute. Harrow, Rugby, Christ's Hospital, St

Letter to Walter Scott, Esq. from Paul's, &c.: to be followed by a more
Mr William Laidlaw, on an interest- full account than has yet been laid
ing Agricultural Subject.

before the Public, of the English Uni-
Defence of Drummond of Hawa versities; and the subject to be con-
thornden, against an attack in Gif- cluded by a series of Essays on Edu-
ford's Life of Ben Jonson.

cation, containing a complete discus-
On the Life and Writings of Isaac_sion of the comparative merits of the
Walton, and his friend Bishop Ken. English and Scottish Systems.

Strictures on the Latinity of Dr Specimens of Translation from Span-

ish Poetry, written during the Penin-
On the Sports and Games of the sular War.

Dialogues over a Punch-bowl, No I.
“ Bibliopolo Detectus,” being an II. III. IV.
Account of the Tricks, Squabbles, and Historical and Critical Essay on Blue
Schemes of Booksellers.

Notices of Reprints of curious Old On the Ancient Modes of Interment
Books, No 1. Dekker's Gull's Horn and Incremation.

Answer to the Question,
The Knight Errants, No I.

the Church of Scotland illiterate ?"
Some Account of the Life and Un- On the Latin Poems of Petrarch and
published Poems of John Finlay, Bocaccio.
Author of the Vale of Ellerslie.

On Marino and his Poetry, con-
A series of Essays on the Greek sidered in relation with the Writings
Drama, containing New Translations of Guarini.
both of the Dialogue and Chorusses. On the Infancy and Youth of Shak-
By the writer of the Analytical Es- speare.
says on the Early English Dramatic Remarks on Dunlop's History of

Fiction, and an Essay on the Prose
A series of Essays on the French Romances.
Theatre, by the same Gentleman, and Essays on the Writings of Lope do
on a similar plan.

Vega and Calderon, with Specimens.

Why is

View of the Age of Hadrian.

On the absurd belief that the study Translations from the Minor Greek of the Mathematics strengthens the Poets.

Power of Moral Reasoning. Hours before Breakfast, No I. II. On Militar: Genius, and the Edua Six Letters from Killarney.

cation of a Soldier. Walks through the Highlands, in a An Account of different interesting series of Letters.

Funeral Ceremonies. The Angler's Guide through Scot- Scraps of Criticism, No I. II. III. land, No I. II. III. IV. V.

Essays on British Zoology, No I. On the Egotism of the Lake Poets, II. III. more especially of Wordsworth.

On the Old Maids of the Greeks, A Friendly Remonstrance with John and the Mysogynaical Apophthegms of Wilson, Esq. on some of the Principles Greek Authors. of Poetic Composition adopted by him Comparison between Ancient and in his “ City of the Plague.”

Modern Eloquence, in a series of Essays. Life of Zachary Boyd, with some Two Letters to W. E. Leach, Esq. extracts from his Works, published of the British Museum. and unpublished.

On the Modern Method of manuMemoir of the Literary Life of John facturing Encyclopædias, addressed to Pinkerton.

Macvey Napier, Esq. On the Marriage-Law of Scotland. On “ Translation,” by Madame de On the Genius of Baxter.

Stael, her last Work, and never pubExtraordinary Anecdotes of a Con- lished in this country. vict.

Notices of William Cleland, the A Complete Guide through the Covenanter. Lakes of England.

A Dissertation on the “ Periodical Specimens of Oxford Prize Poetry, Criticism” of Great Britain, translated with Critical Remarks.

from the German of Schlegel. An Essay on Marine Poetry.

Curious Notices of Gawin Douglas, On Academical Abuses. Addressed Bishop of Dunkeld. to John Young, Esq. Professor of Remarks on the Melody of certain Greek in the University of Glasgow. old Scots Airs.

Review of the “ Political Works" On the Character of Sappho. of James Graham, Esq. Advocate. Account of the Life and Poems of

A series of Essays on the more ob- Chiabrera. scure, but meritorious Modern Poets. On Lyrical Poetry. No I. Of the

On the Poets of the West End of Hebrews. the Town, No I.

Remarks on the mean Qualifications On the Cockney School of Poetry, of all the English Lexicographers, and No II. III.

on the Etymological Genius of J. H. Accounts of various living Scottish. Tooke. Versifiers in the lower Ranks of So- On the Study of Anglo-Saxon. ciety, with Specimens; No I.

On the fashionable Dances of Scoto Letter addressed to C. K. Sharpe, land about the time of Queen Mary. Esq. on his mode of commenting on “ Vitruvius Iratus," addressed to Church History

the Magistrates of Edinburgh. Essays on the Genius of the living MS. Tractate on Elves and Brownies, Artists of Scotland. No I. Allan. with Notes.

Three Essays --on the English, Duke Hamilton's Ghost, or the Una Scotch, and Irish Characters.

derminer countermined, a Poem, datOn Pastoral Poetry.

ed 1659. On Public Opinion regarding Liter- Account of some remarkable Trials ature.

omitted by Lord Fountainhall. On what Coleridge calls the “ Read. Remarkable Interview between Franing Public"

cis Jeffrey and William Wordsworth ; Ought not Poets to be the best Cri- a Dream. tics on Poetry?

On the Taste of Burger in altering Is Superstition necessarily pernicie our old Scottish and English Ballads. ous ?

On a proposed New Poetical Version On Capital Punishment.

of the Psalms. On the Profession of the Law,-an On Byron's Imitation of the Lake Essay.

School. VOL. II.


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