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Mayne (John), his verses quoted, 530
Mechanics' Institution at Frankfort, 263
Memoirs of the Duc de Rovigo, 65
Memoirs of the Empress Josephine, 402 ·
Character of our reading population, 403
---account of the authoress, 404---her
account of Christian, king of Denmark,
quoted, 405---ditto of Madame de Stael,
406-7---Balmat, Saussure's guide to the
summit of Mont Blanc, 408---anecdotes
of Josephine and Napoleon, 409-413---
Paësiello and Méhul, 409.--account of
a sorceress, 411

Memoirs of Lorenzo de Ponte, by himself,

421-account of the author ib.
Memoir of General Miller, 167---escape of
Benavides, 176---desert shores of Lima,
178---Peruvians at the period of Pi-
zarro's invasion, 180---mines of Potosi,

Milton's account of Cromwel, 484
Military Resources of Ireland, 450-461
Military anecdotes, 115

Miller (General), memoirs of, 167

Mitford (Miss), her tragedy of Rienzi cha-
racterised, 419

Monarchies, hereditary, their advantages,


Montholon, anecdote of, 187.

Monroe (President) his declaration, 206
Montgomery's (R.) Universal Prayer,
Death, &c. 300--- His portrait charac-
terised, 301--his Vision of Heaven, 301

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Extracts from, 302---Faults of the
poem, 303---his Vision of Hell, ib.---
extracts from, 304, 5---his "Death,"
305---extracts from, 306-310---his Uni-
versal Prayer, &c. characterised, 310
Moore's (Thomas) Odes upon Cash, Corn,
and Catholics, from the Times, 548---
his "If and Perhaps," quoted, ib.
Mrs. Heman's verses quoted, 531
Muller, (Fred.) his verses quoted, 583
Musical feelings, 209-211

Musical instrument, singular one, 266


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"Spider and Fly" quoted, 414-15
Niagara, falls of, 98

Nicholas (the Emperor), policy of, 121...
character of, 122

Noblet (Mademoiselle), 61
Nollekens and his Times, by J. T. Smith---
character of the work, 427-429---ava-
rice of Nollekens blended with benevo-
lence, 428---his genealogy, 429---anec-
dote of Barry, 430---statue-mending at
Rome, 431---Nollekens' wedding, 432---
anecdotes, 433-437

North-west passage, probability of, 2
Novelists, Female, their merits and defects,
311---Male ditto, 313

Novels of the Day, 232---disadvantages
of fiction, 232-234---character of histori-
cal romance, 234-5

Novels of the Season, 86-310---general
character of, 52

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NAPOLEON affronts Paësiello by uninten-
tionally praising Cimarosa, 409---al-
leged attempt to assassinate, 327---his
situation at the capitulation of Paris,
361---his system of espionage, 360---
his return from Elba, 367---his exposure
to intriguing courtiers, ib.

New Year's Gift and Juvenile Souvenir, by
Mrs. A. A. Watts, 413---engravings in,

PAESIELLO, Anecdotes of, 409
Papists and Protestants, 32

Paris, Narrative of Memorable Events in,

Parisian Theatres, number of persons each
will contain, 423

Parr (Dr. Samuel) his works, memoirs,
and correspondence, 345-character of
his mind, ib.-character as a scholar,
346-8-his childhood, and early assump-
tions of clerical dignity, 350, 351—his

opinion of the Catholic Question, 355-
facetious letter from, 356
Parriana, Notices of Dr. Parr, 79-cha-
racter of the work, ib.-Parr's vanity,
80-Mr. Barker's extravagant eulogiums
upon, 81-Rev. J. Stewart's Poems ex-
travagantly praised, 82-3-Dr. Johnson
and Dr. Parr compared, 85-Prints of
Dr. Parr, ib.-Character of Kett, 87
Peach's Religious Discourses, 162-state
of the Catholic priesthood, ib.-Catholic
ceremonies on Good Friday explained,

Pelham, a Novel reviewed, 50-characters
in the work, ib.-extract from, 50-52
Penn's Mosaic Geology, 229

Peruvians at the time of Pizarro, 180
Petersburgh (St.) by Dr. Granville, 258-
bird's-eye view of, 267-9-coast of, 270
Phrenology has been written up by its op-
ponents, 523

Pleiad, by Rev. Francis Wrangham, 135
Poets of Great Britain, specimens of 277
Polar Sea, expedition to by Capt. Frank-
lin, 1

Police, stratagems of Savary, 72-3

Ponte (Lorenzo da) Memoirs of, by him-
self, 421

Porter (Jane and Anna Maria), their cha-

racters as novelists, 310

Portuguese Physician, singular account of,
290--peasantry, 292

Portugal illustrated by Kinsey, 285-late
events in, 286

Potosi, mines of, 182

Proctor, the sculptor, account of, 386
Prussic acid, test for, 472

QUAINT style of 1655, example of, 18
Queen of Westphalia's jewels seized by
M. Mabreuil, 326


READING Population, character of, 403
Recollections of Venezuela and Colombia,
167-anonymous voyages and travels
reprehended, 167-169-veracity of the
author questioned, 169-170-visit to the
Congress of Venezuela, 171---character
of Admiral Brien, 172---ditto of Ge
neral Urdenetta, 173-Ascent of the
Andes, 173-175

Rector of Overton, a novel, 310---charac-
ter of, 324-5

Religious state of Spanish America, 203
Religious views of the Spinster Tourist,

Republican, the most natural form of go
vernment, 343

Restoration of, 1660, 33

Revolutionary character of France, 34
Rhine Steam Navigation, 261

Rienzi, a Tragedy, by Miss Mitford, its
character, 419---extracts from, ib.
Ringrove, a novel, 232---character of, 246
Rio Janeiro, opera at, 114

Rocks on fire spontaneously, 13

Romance, Historical, characterized, 234
Romantic Love-story, 440

Rome, Antiquities and Curiosities of, by
Burton, 277

Roscoe's Juvenile Keepsake characterised,


Ronzi de Begnis (Mad.) anecdote of, 58-


Rovigo (Duc de) Memoirs of, 65 and 358

-Napoleon at Warsaw, 67---Savary at
St. Petersburgh, 68---Josephine's di-
vorce, 69-71---police stratagems, 72-3
---spy-system at Paris, 73-4---bribe of
the English throne to the Duke of Wel-
lington, 77---character of the memoirs,
78---this work the very romance of his-
tory, 358---character of M. Savary, Duc
de Rovigo, 359-360---Espionage of Na-
poleon, 360---situation of Napoleon at
the capitulation of Paris, 361-3---Tal-
leyrand, Marmont, and Macdonald, 363
---consultation of the Emperor Alex-
ander with the French Marshals, 363-4
-the Empress Maria Louisa, 365---
Napoleon's return from Elba, 365-367
---Savary's exile in St. Helena, and
arrival in England, 368-9-character of
the work, 369.

Roué (the), a novel, reviewed, 47---cha-
racter of the work bad, ib.-extracts
from, 47-49

Roumage, trial of, 325

Rousseau, a zealous natural historian, 370
Russia, Designs of, by Evans, 120


SANSCRIT origin of Greek and Gothic,

Savary, at St. Petersburgh, 68

Savary (Duc de Rovigo), his character
359-60---character of his memoirs, 369
---his exile in St. Helena, and arrival in
England, 368-9

Sayings and Doings, third series, 243---
character of, ib.extract from, 243-

Saxe-Weimar (Duke of), his travels in
North America, 95---his account of the
prison at Boston, 97---Falls of Niagara,
98---Passage of the Rapids, ib.---Ca-
tholic Bishop of Quebec, 99---the
Shakers, ib.---omen of an eagle, 101
---New Orleans, 102---Franklin's grave,


Scenery on the Mackenzie river, 4
Scepticism, Theological, of Germany, 446
Schelling's Theology,

Scott's (Sir Walter)" Death of Keeldar,"

Sea-bathing, rules for, 253-257
Sea-coast is advantageous to Invalids, 249
Shampooing Baths at Brighton, 257
Shakers, state of their colony, 99
Shawnee, origin of the town, 512
Sisters (the) extracts from, 395
Sontag (Madmoiselle), her character, 266
Society, characters of, 26

Social Life in England and France, 24-.-
errors of legislation, ib.---character of
Society, 26---court of Charles II. and its
intrigues, 27.30---female character, 30
---court of William and Mary, 31---
opera anecdotes, ib.---Restoration of
1660, 33---fanaticism in Edinburgh, 34
---revolutionary character of France, 34
Sorceress, adventure with one, 411
South American Republics, 198
Souvenir (the Literary), characterized, 393
Souvenir, Juvenile, by Mrs. A. A. Watts,

Smith (J. T.), his Nollekens and his Times,
427-endeavours to render his old mas-
ter ridiculous, ib.

Spider and Fly, by Mrs. Howitt, quoted,


Spinster's Tour in France and Genoa, 183
---character of the book, 184---descrip-
tion of Bernay, 185---Religious views of
the authoress, 186---anecdote of Month-
olon, 187--Asti, ib.---description of
Genoa, 188---the Genoese, 191
Spy System at Paris, 73-4
Stael (Madame de), account of, 405
Statue-mending at Rome, 431

Steam Navigation of the Rhine, 261
Stebbing (Rev. H.), his May Morning
Sports, 540

Stevenson on Deafness characterised, 280
Stephens's British Entomology, 369-study

of insects does not weaken the fancy,
370---celebrated men of genius fond of
Natural History, ib.---Gray's Hexameter
on Insects, ib.---varieties of insects, 371-
372-ridicule of entomology and its ori-
gin, 373---means of defence in the
Brachinidæ, 374-cry of the deaths'-
head hawk-moth, 375-arrangement

adopted by Mr. Stephens, 376---cha-
racter of the work, 377

Stewart's (Rev. Jolin) Poems, 82-3
Subaltern's Log-Book, with anecdotes of
Military Characters, 115---anecdotes of
the Duke of York, 117-Extracts from
the work, 117-120

Swain (Charles), his verses quoted, 538
Sydney's Letter to the King, 545


TALLEYRAND, his character, 363---engages
Mabreuil in a plot for recovering the
crown jewels, 326---assaulted by M.
Mabreuil, 331---his verbal communica-
tion respecting Mabreuil, 355-6

Taylor (W.) History of German Poetry,


Taylor's (Emily) Mother's Love, 539
Theatres of Paris, number of persons each
will contain, 423

Theodore, the culture-history of an evan-
gelical divine, 446-plan of the work,


Theological Scepticism in Germany,
Thomson the poet fond of Natural His-
tory, 370

Time's Telescope for 1829, characterised
Misrepresentation of the Story of Guy
Fawkes, 551---Music, by Miss M. A.
Browne, quoted, ib.

Tonbridge Wells, 232

Tone (Theobald Wolfe), commentary on
his memoirs, 454-Military coercion of
Ireland, ib.-The Orange faction, 455—
advantages and disadvantages of the
Union, ib.-object of the commentaries
on Tone, 456-intended invasion of
Ireland by Napoleon, 457-Ireland, a
natural fortress, 450- her military capa-
bilities, 460-461-character of an Irish-
463-Ireland compared with Hol-
land, 464


Trials, celebrated French ones, 325
Trials of Life, a novel, characterized, 495
-extracts from, 496-499

Turkey, consequences of the conquest of,

Turner's Elements of Chemistry, charac-
terized, 465-defects as an initiatory
work, 467-vapours in the atmosphere,
469-doctrine of definite proportions,
tests for arsenic, 470-71-chloride of
gold, 471-test for prussic acid, disco-
vered by Scheele, 473-new vegetable
alkalies, 473-2


UNION (Irish), its advantages and disad-
vantages, 455

United States, their political condition and
prospects, 193-198

Urdenetta (General) character of, 173


VALENCA described, 293

Vandyke's Wreath not a winter one, 389
Vanity of Dr. Parr, 80

Vanity of the English compared with that
of the Americans, 508

Vapours in the atmosphere, 469

Venezuela, Recollections of, 167---con-
gress of, 171

Vernon's Remains of Wilmot Warwick,

Vienna, scenery at, 293

Victoria, a novel, merits of, 310---extract
from, 323-4

Vidocq, Memoirs of, 514-a thief from his
infancy, 514-joins a singular character
at Lille, 515-account of the Bohemians
of Belgium, 517-escapes from prison,
518---singular adventures, 520

Vineyards near Oporto, 298

Vision of Heaven and Hell, by R. Mont-
gomery, 301-305


WANDERER'S Legacy, by Mrs. C. G. God-
win, 547

Warburton compared with Dr. Parr, 353
Warwick (Wilmot) Remains of, by Ver-
non, 214---requisites of book-making,

224-imitation of Washington Irving,
216---" Heniy Halworth," quoted from,

Watts' (A. A.) Youngling of the Flock,
quoted, 400

Watts (Mrs. A. A.) her New Year's Gift,

Weber's (Carl Maria von) Posthumous
Works, 208-feelings of the beautiful as
excited by music, 209-211---birth of
Von Weber, 211-notices of his after-
life, 212-213

Weimar, Industrie Comptoir of, 264
Wellington to be bribed with the English
throne, 77

Wernerian Theory, sketch of, 225
Whales, speculations from their appear-

ance, 13

Whig and Tory, 32

William and Mary, court of, 31
Wine Trade of Oporto, 298

Winter amusements at Fort Franklin, 5
Winter's Wreath, its merits and its faults,
383---" Kit Wallis" quoted, ib. and 386
-Proctor, the Sculptor, account of, 386-
388-Vandyke's Wreath, not a winter
one, 389

Whim-Whams, by four of us, 130
Worengow's (Count) Dinner at, 273
Worsley's View of the American Indians,
279---extract from, ib,

Wreath, Winter's, characterized, 383
Wrangham's Pleiad, 135


YES AND NO, a novel, 245---character of,
245---extract from, 245-246
York (Duke of) anecdotes of, 117

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