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INDEX TO THE ECLECTIC MAGAZINE, VOL. VIII.
FROM MAY TO AUGUST, 1846.
f V 1. Plats-Charlzs I., by Vandyke, engraved France, Impressions of, by a Young Lady,–
320 by Sartain. V2.
-British Quar. Portrait-WalTER SAVAGE LAN- France, Newspaper Press in,dor, by D'Orsay, engraved by Sar. terly Review,
372 tain. Portrait-Thomas Hood, by Lewis,
G engraved by Sartain.
Gilfillan's Gallery of Literary Portraits,4. TRAVELLED Monkey, by Landseer,
202 engraved by Sartain.
James-Fraser's Magazine, 181 А
H Algeria, Past and Present,-Foreign Quar
Hommaire's Travels in the Steppes of the terly Review,
187 Caspian,-Foreign Quarterly Revier, 116 Algerines, Life among the, - Literary Gaz., 364 Hood, the late Thomas -Dublin University Anecdotes, Jesse's, of Dogs,-Lit. Gazette, 495
289 Autobiography of Heinrich Zschokke,
Household Verses, Bernard Barton, - EclecChambers' Edinburgh Journal,
80 Bacon, Lord, and Sir Thos. Moore,-Edin
Hume, David, Passages in the Life of, burgh Review,
Dublin University Magazine,
258 322 Barton, Bernard, Household 'Verses by,
Hugo, Victor,-Fraser's Magazine,
508 Eclectic Revier,
565 a'Becket, Thomas, Life and Times of, - Athe
K Bell's Life of Canning, - Taii's Magazine, 332 Keats, John, Literary Portrait, — Tait's MagBibliographical Notices, 144, 287 azine,
202 Blanchard, Laman, a Brother of the Press,Fraser's Magazine,
L British Poetry, past and present condition Landor, Walter Savage, Collected Writings of,-Fraser's 's Magazine, 339, 499 of,- Edinburgh Reriero,
161 Behind the Scenes,
557 Leibnitz, Life and Speculations of, -North British Review,
Letters, Travelling, Charles Dickens,' 45, 239, Canning, Bell's Life of,— Tuit's Magazine, 332
397,510 Chamber of the Bell, a Tale,- Fraser's
Letters of Royal and Illustrious Ladies,-
482 Chaucer, his Age and Writings,-- British Literary Men, History of, - Fraser's MagaQuarterly Revier,
128 Christianity, an Organ of Political Move- Literature of the Eighteenth century,– ment,— Tait's Magazine,
532 Contemporary Orators, -- Fraser's Magazine, 181 Lucas, Margaret, Duchess of New Castle,
M Dalton, Life of, Westminster Review, 56 Melanchthon, Character and Works of,– Dickens, Charles, Travelling Letters, 45, 239,
British Quarterly Reviero,
27 397, 519 Mervyn's (Frank) Temptation, a Tale,Despatches and Letters of Lord Nelson.
273 Dogs, Jesse's Anecdotes of, -- Literary Gaz., 493 Middle Ages, Popular Superstitions of,
176 More, Sir Thomas, and Lord Bacon,- EdinE burgh Revier,
322 Exploring Expedition, Wilkes, -Edinburgh Murillo, the Painter without Ambition, Review, 352 Fraser's Magazine,
Marvels in Marine Natural History,
549 Fragments of Life, 281.-Two Marys at
From the Edinburgh Review.
who conceived themselves injured by false THE QUESTION OF PRIVILEGE.
evidence, given against them behind their
backs, to Committees of either House, [The following eloquent and manly defence brought actions for the purpose of vindiof liberty has been imputed to the pen of Lord cating their character from the slander; Chief Justice Denman. Though specially de- and that each House, on being informed, signed to rebuke an encroachment upon pop- tion had been brought, sent for the plaintiff
by petition of the party sued, that such acular rights which does not exist here, its and his attorney, and, by direct menaces, noble principles and fervid arguments will find compelled them to stay their actions, and a response in every free heart.-Ed.]
so far submit to the imputations which the
evidence had brought upon them. This 1. Minutes of the Proceedings of the House was said to be done in exercise of Privilege of Commons, July 5, 1845.
of Parliament. 2. Minutes of the Proceedings of the House The fact cannot fail to awaken the most of Commons, Aug. 5, 1845.
serious reflections in all constitutional 3. Minutes of the Proceedings of the House minds. To interpose the authority of either of Lords, July 10, 1845.
House between any one of the Queen's 4. Report from the Select Committee (of the subjects and the remedy which the law may
House of Lords) appointed to search for give him against another for an invasion of Precedents in reference to the Petition of his personal rights, would appear to be a Thomas Baker for protection.
most questionable practice; yet the step 5. Minutes of the Proceedings of the House was taken by the House of Commons almost of Lords, 10th and 14th of July, 1845.
as a matter of course; in a thin house, to6. Lord Brougham's Speech on Privilege wards the close of a session, with scarcely
of Parliament. With his Protest against the form of a debate, and without any divithe decision of the House of Lords. July, sion. This vote of the Commons became a 1845.
precedent for a similar vote, on a similar The proceedings of both Houses of Par- occasion, in the Lords. The greatest judihament above referred to show that persons / cial body in the empire was strongly warn
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