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Kentish, Mrs. lines by, on the Rose, 117.
King, anecdote of the late, at his coronation, 62.
Kingly title-a great jackass! 255.
King's cock-crower, a singular office, 299.
Kings of England, curious fatality attending the suc
cession of the, 278.
King's Evil, woman touched for, by QUEEN ANNE, 135.
Kiss, lines on a, by Burns, 69.-Contradicted, 76, 80.
Kiss, the, lines so titled, by Westmore, 308.
Krudener, Madame, curious biographical notices of, 26.
Lacon, by Mr. Colton, extracts from, 262.
Lady, lines on a painting, by a, 204.-Lines on a young,
leaving England, 325.
Lake scenery, the, of England described, 198.
Lakes of North America, notices of their extent, 174.
Lancaster or Lancashire, a query respecting, 399.
Lancaster, Joseph, his tour in America, 126.
Languages in the known world, number of, 142.-A
short cut to the learned, 379.
Larkin, Mr. letter from, on changing songs, 63.
Larks, three, fly into a shop in Preston, 135.-Natural
history of the different species of, 309.-Sale of, 311.
Lathkyl Dale described by Wilfred Wender, 386.
Lathom House, brief Journal of the Siege of, 145, 153,
169.-The Contributor of (X. L. D.) accused of pla-
giarism, 320.-Defended by the Editor, 328.-His
own Defence, 336.-Notes to the, 1st, 340; 2d, 3d,
4th, 5th, 6th, 347; 7th, 366; 8th, 374; 9th, 10th,
11th, 12th, 382; 13th, part of 14th, 406; remainder
of 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 413; 20th, to
Latin, a town in France where that language only is
Latin pun, made at Rome, 135.
Laughter, stanzas to a young lady freely indulging in,
4.-Remarks on, by Pyrus, 359.
Lawless's adventure (a good tale, in verse) 12.
Lawrence, St. a wonderful decent down the rapids of,
Lawrence, William, his remarks on materialism, 251,
Le Cavalier Seul, or the miseries of quadrilles, 356.
Lectures in Paris, remarks on Mr. Mulock's, 318.
Leeks, on the Welsh custom of wearing, 292.
Leg, a baker undertakes to stand on one for three hours,
199.-Curious action about an artificial one, 230.-Of
the Marquis of Anglesea, lines on the, 188.
Legacy, a curious one, and curiously defeated, 102.
Leonora, translated from the German of Burgher, 132.
Leopard, American one described, 175.
Le Pattissier, a jeu d'esprit on Birch, 60.
Leprosy, a village in Africa appropriated to those afflicted
Letter, singular direction of one sent by post, 206.
Libraries, the essence of, 111.
Life, human, on the brevity of, 126.
Life-preserver, an ingenious marine one, 150.
Light, a new one (a whimsical anecdote) 124.-Method
of producing, under water, 262.---Produced by a
L-n-g-r-d, lines addressed to the Rev. by I. P. 316.
LITERARY NOTICES, CRITICISMS, &c. 5, 37, 38,
41, 57, 73, 86, 92, 113, 121, 133, 134, 140, 152, 156,
156, 165, 165, 172, 190, 190, 192, 200, 201, 241, 242,
249, 253, 256, 285, 295, 318, 404.
Literary characters in low life, 316.
Literary and social genealogy, 63.
Literary Society, a new Royal one to be established, 255.
Literary premia, remarks upon, 272.-Letter on, 279.
Literary men, on the misfortunes and poverty of, 245.
LITERARY TRIFLING, 86, 134, 168.-Sec Christmas
LIVERPOOL, notices respecting,-See Theatre, Dra-
matic Notices, &c. 32, 39, 39, 47, 61, 73, 85, 85, 85,
103, 112, 134, 134, 145, 153, 160, 160, 167, 168, 168,
169, 176, 176, 176, 176, 184, 184, 199, 200, 207, 207,
208, 208, 215, 224, 256, 256, 257, 278, 279, 286, 287,
330, 336, 336, 340, 344, 347, 398, 398, 399, 399, 400.
Liverpool, an heroic poem by Shaughnasey O'Shaugh-
nasey, Esq. 220, 228-Another canto, 284, 292.-
The fourth canto, 364.
LIVERPOOL, original essay descriptive of the manners,
customs, buildings, &c. of, 216.-Remarks on, by
Mirage, the, or phenomenon of the Desert, 211.
MISCELLANIES, 4, 7, 8, 16, 22, 23, 38, 40, 56, 56, 62,
62, 75, 79, 85, 86, 86, 102, 102, 103, 111, 158, 159,
165, 166, 175, 199, 206, 217, 218, 230, 277, 278, 294,
315, 326, 342, 350, 372, 388, 398, 407, 411.
Miser, good, epigram on the death of, 222.
Missionaries to the East Indies, 14.
Missionary, excellent reply of an Indian to a, 167.
Moles, how to destroy, 103.
Monsal Dale described by Wilfred Wender, 385.
Moore's Melodies, extract from, 60.-Almanack, notices
of the author of, 205.
Lorenzo, essay by, on the morality of the Drama, 268.
-Finds the missing cantos of "Liverpool," 280.-
Denied to be genuine by O'Goster, 295, 296, 351.-
Sonnet by, "To my big toe," 372.
"Lord Ullin's Daughter," by Campbell, 180.
Lothario, lines addressed by, "To any pretty girl," 253. Moral sense, original essay, 295.-Remarks on, 312.
Love affairs.-See Heart, affairs of the
Moore, Sir T. his opinion of capital punishments, 313.
Love and madness (a ridiculous story) 53.
Mortality, remarks on, at different ages, 407.
Lover, a, his character of his mistress, 204.
Mountains, fall of two, one in Germany, another in
Love, the language of, poetically described, $56.
Love, at first sight, 117.-Lines on, 164.
Lusus Naturæ, 48, 56, 126, 134, 175, 218, 251, 255, 331.
Luxuries, French, in ancient and modern times, 254.
Lyceum, complaints of broken panes in the, 256.
Locusts of Egypt, notices of, 211.
Logierian system, remarks upon, 247.
Longevity, instances of, 5, 56, 165, 199, 294, 339, 343.
Longitude, the discovery of claimed by M. Wrousky, 20.
Looking-glasses, new mode of manufacturing, 109.
Looking for a thing, queries respecting, 192.-Answered,
M. a series of original essays by.-See Hora Otiosa.
M. a query by, respecting a point of honour, 384.
Case stated, 390.-Another letter from, 390.-Editor's
opinion, 392.-Conclusion of the affair, 399.-Re.
marks on, 400.
M'Avoy, Miss, remarks on her powers, 200.
Macready and Virginius, critique on, 87.—Another ori-
ginal one, 95.-Character of, from the Courier, 200.
Macready's Richard III. compared with Kean's, 119.
Mad dogs, humourous essay so entitled, by Goldsmith,51.
Madrepore, a magnificent specimen of, 342.
Magnesia, a native hydrate of, discovered, 199.
Magnetic needle, variation of the, 20.-Deviation of, 80.
Recession of the, 59.-Dip, 142.
Nabob, the, being a beautiful imitation of "Auld
lang Syne," 372.
Naldi, the unfortunate death of, 219.
Magnetism, remarks on Mr. Bywater's pamphlet on,
262.-Animal, prize question at Berlin on, 59.
Maids, the diary of an old one, 400.
Man, lines on, by Emma, 164.-Paper on the harmony
of the actions of the organs of, 185.-Poetical charac-NATURALIST'S DIARY, 43, 61, 70, 76, 93, 109, 118,
ter of an honest one, 204.
Maniac, curious tale of a, by a correspondent, 64.-
Lines so entitled, 117.
Naples, sketches of, in 1817, 306.
157, 166, 179, 189, 237, 245, 259, 293, 299, 323, 333,
355, 363, 394, 405.
NATURAL HISTORY, 86, 88, 94, 102, 136, 152, 166,
165, 175, 182, 206, 214, 218, 251, 255, 255, 293, 309,
310, 327, 367, 367, 387.
Nauticus, letter by, on swimming, 96.-Letters by, 280.
-On the preservation of eggs, 376.
Naval architecture, remarks upon, 386,
Negro feeling (an affecting anecdote) 393.
Negro asylum in Hayti, 141,
Newgate Calendar, state of, for the year, 195, 255.
Newspaper, extracts from a North American Indian
one, 126.-One published on board during the Arctic-
Newspapers, on the origin and history of, 222.
expedition of Captain Ross, extracts from, 263, 264,
Niger, on the exploration of the, 270.
Night, in a stage-coach, lines by Mr. Montgomery, 4.
Noctambulism, fatal effects of, 230.
-Sonnet on, 172.
Nose, sonnet to my, from the New Monthly Magazine,
372.-Parody on, by Lorenzo, 372.
Mariner, the, lines by a common sailor, 100.
Marmaduke Modish, letter by, on the Courtesy, 215.-
Another letter, 239.
Marriage, thoughts on, by a thoughtful fellow, 125.-
Two early offers of, and question respecting, 408.
Married folk, advice to, in rhyme, 396.
Mary, lines to, by Cornelius, 76.-By C. 228.-By
Anna, 308.-By Sinclair, 244.-By O. W. 276.-
"To the sweet and artless," 332.-W.. lines addressed
to, by Guli, 325.
Massaniello, biographical notices of, 387.
Materialism, an examination into, by Lawrence, 251,
Matlock, a walk to, by Wilfred Wender, 338, 345.
Matrimonial experience, humorous lines so titled, 180.
Maxims, a collection of good ones, 127.-Collection of,
by Mr. Colton, 262.
May, the wreath of (a song) 363.
Meanwell, George, letter from, on orthographical inno-
vations, 311.-Reply to, by A. B. C. 311.-Another
letter from, 318.
Meat, on the preservation of, by pyroligneous acid, 128.
Mechanic, an ingenious one (Ralph Heaton) 325.
Medallic biography of scientific men, 135.
Memnon, the statue of, remarks on, 407.
Mercurial atmosphere, 282.
Mermaid, the, notices of, 387.
Mes très chers père et mère, controversy as to the cor-
cectness of, 152, 156, 156, 165, 165, 165, 172, 192,
Mountains, on their distant visibility, 104.
Mouse-trap, curious (an oyster) 192.
Mozart, singular anecdote of, 190.
Muloch, Mr. a letter supposed to be by, 38.-Verses
by, 260, 268.-His lectures in Paris attacking the
French nation, 318.-Challenged by three French
Metalic vegetation, a curious experiment, 128.
METEOROLOGICAL REPORT for Manchester, monthly,
132, 159, 189, 235, 270, 282, 310, 342.-General table
for twelve months, with remarks, 373, 379, 398.
Meteorology, 38, 56, 126, 142, 151.
Methodists, on the increase of, in America, 175.
Mexico, the great temple of, description of, 33.
Michael's Church, letter on the bells of, 73.-On the
steeple of, 152.
Miles Gloriosus, letter of, and extract from his grand-
father's journal, 112.
Mill erected in a prison in Yorkshire, 214.
Milton, original critique on, 206.
Mina Xavier, biographical memoirs of, 34, 42.
Mind, affections of the, paper on, by Y. Z. 225.
Miracle, a ridiculous one, 158.-Laughable one, 219.
Mirandola, remarks on the new play of, 239.-Original
critique upon, by Y. Z. 242.
Mummies, Egyptian, a description of, 111, 365.
Murder and insanity, horrid case of, 62.
Murder, curious case of, and the murderer in the jury-
Muses, the nine, poetically designated, 341.
Musket, a repeating one, 262.
Musical notices respecting the Liverpool concerts, &c.
Musical composer (a great one) 125.
330; and the muses, 341.
My cot on the banks of the Dee," by Ryley, 76.
Mysterious affair in Ireland, 247.
Oath, singular, about bad shillings, 395.
Oats bruised for horses, more nutritious, 271.
OBSERVER, the young one, by Pyrus, 319, 327, 335,
344, 359, 367, 416.
Ocean, an apostrophe to, by Barry Cornwall, 36.-By
Lord Byron, 60.
Ohio, origin of the name of the river, 79.
Oil gas, its superiority over that from coal, 318.
Olives, emigration of, from France, 131.
O'Neill, Miss, and Mrs. Siddons, 16.
Operas, Lord Chesterfield's opinion of, 135.
Old man of the mountains, notices of, 11.
Oratory, corporation (a whimsical anecdote) 351.
Orbilius, a flogging schoolmaster, 56.-Reply to, 72.
Organs of man, paper on the harmony of the actions of
Ormskirk, an enraged correspondent from, and his cau-
tion to females, 352.-His statements denied by Ve-
Orphan Asylum, speech of Counsellor Philips, at the
annual dinner of the, 369.
Orphans, the (a tale read by Mr. Putnam) 388.
ORTHOGRAPHICAL INNOVATIONS, various letters on,
311, 311, 318.-Editor's remarks on, 344, 368, 408.-
Letter of J. C. on, 360.
Orthographical transmogrification, 56.
Orthography, whimsical, 326, 372.
Ossian, story after the manner of, 123.
Otaheite, a printing press established at, 59.
0 Tummus, wilt Ó' go wi' me," 420.
Ough, on the different sounds of, 376, 424.
Oi! oui! (a laughable tale, in verse) 12.
Oyster catches a mouse, 192.
Oysters, opinions of the ancients respecting, 223.
0. W. lines by, to Mary, 276.
Porcelain, an engraving on, 218.
Painting, on the pleasures of, 190.
Palologus Modestus, a whimsical critique on "Willy Post-master taken in (a laugable story) 191.
Post-office, primitive one, 211.
Potato, an extraordinary one, 126.-Another, 159.
Poynton, lines by, to Fanny, 124.
Precedence, a singular point of, 393.
Presence of mind, great, 135.-In a courtier, 219.
Presents during courtship, by law to be returned, 367.
Rizzio, David, critique on the opera of, 8.
Roads, remarks on the improvement of, 397.
Pompeii, on the ruins of, 278.
Poor, the houseless.-See Houseless.
Poor, the, a society recommended by W. S. H. for re-
deeming goods pledged by, 334.
Pope's villa at Twickenham, 219.
Poison, important remedies against, 269.
Polar expedition.-See Arctic.
Polonius Pottinger, a laughable critique by, on some Robber, assumes the character of the devil, 85.
lines on Betsy, 121.
Rob Roy the Second, lines so signed, 164.
Roman altar, one discovered near Chester, 332.-Wood-
cut of, 347.-Barbarities described, from Valerius,
357.-Coins, on the present value of, 346.-Padlock,
discovered near Chester, 366.--Respecting, from
Forsyth, 367.-And remarks on, by Q. 367.-Eagle
discovered in Germany, 255.-Monument, a large
one discovered in Egypt, 80.
Romance in real life, 222.
Pacificus, a letter by, on duelling, 125.
Painters and poets, an anecdote of Annibal Caracci, Population, remarks on, as to the proportion between
the sexes, 211.
Romilly's, Sir Samuel, opinion of capital punishments,
Rooks, a pair build in a garden in Manchester, 387.
Rose-tree bears 1274 roses, 102.
Rose, lines to the, by Mrs. Kentish, 117.
Rose, lines on the everlasting, 189.
Rose, origin of the term Under the, 350.
Rosin-bubbles, on the blowing of (a curious experiment)
Pancakes on Shrove Tuesday, origin of, 299.
Panic, rapid spread of, an essay on mad dogs, 51.
Paradise-street, house in, in a dangerous state, 256.
Parent, letter so signed, 160.
Parental duties, letter of P. Z. upon, 368.
Paris, Mr. Muloch's lectures in, 318.-Challenged for Primrose, lines, to the, 330.
Parrot, Locke's extraordinary one, 23.
Parry, Captain, remarks on his Arctic expedition, 177,
186, 196, 234, 263, 279, 281.-Extracts from the
published voyage, 380, 381, 396.
Parsons, Captain, his South American journal, 2, 30.
Parting, lines on, by a common sailor, 100.
Partnership, a singular one, the Virgin Mary being one
of the firm, 346.
Partridges, out of 40 brace shot, 32 brace of old birds,
INDEX TO THE KALEIDOSCOPE.
Peter's, St. Church, alterations of the clock, query
PHENOMENA, remarkable, 7, 16, 38, 38, 56, 126.
PHILANTHROPIST, the, 119, 127, 141, 193, 257, 265,
Phcards, on indelicate ones, 48.-Remarks on, 248, 248.
Plagiarism exposed, 304, 312.-Of Y. Z. 320.-the edi-
tor accused of, by Fairplay, 320.-Defence, $28.
Plague, inoculation for the, 80.
PRINTS, original series of letters on collecting, &c. 201,
209, 218, 225, 233, 243.
Printing, early, 6.-On copper, improvements in, 38.-
From fusible metal, 270.-Press, improvements in,
Plants, a valuable assortment of, presented to the Glas-
gow Botanic Garden, 191.
Platinum, prepared in the leaf, 59.
Play, the amateur one.-See Theatricals.
Playbill of 1511, a curious one, 379.
Plays, ancient, prices of, 227.
Plough, a newly-invented one, 142.
Plums, on the different species of, 142.
Plumpudding, 26 yards long, weighing 980 lbs. 175.
Poacher, a humorous parody of a, on Brutus, 214.
POETRY, original and selected, generally in the fourth
page of each number.
Post, poetically described by J. S. W. 156.
Prison, a scene in, 276.
Pronunciations, English, queries of a foreigner respect-
ing, 360.-Remarks of A.Q. W. upon, 376.
Publicans, caution to, 40.
Q. in a Corner, letter of, on the Liverpool theatre, 88.
Quack, singular, verses by, ridiculing gluttony, 340.
Quadrilles, the miseries of, or "Le Cavalier Soul," 356.
Quadrille, singular situation in the game of, 376.
Quakers, on the high moral character of, 199.
313, 334, 369, 393, 420.
Philip, the Rev. Mr. his appeal concerning the High-Quarantine, the miseries of, described by Peregrine, 337,
lands, 193.-Corrections in, 215.
Phillips, Counsellor, speech of, at a meeting of the Lon-
don Hibernian School Society, 181.-At a dinner of
the Orphan Asylum, 369.
Putnam, Mr. his readings and recitations, 368, 372, 388,
Puzzles, 213, 221, 220, 236, 236, 244, 253.
P-y, F. letter from, on swimming, 64.
Pyramids, remarks on, by Miller, 102.
Pyrenees, conflagration of the, 126.
Pyroligueous acid, on the preservative powers of, 128.
Pyrus, letter from, 293, the Young Observer” by, 319,
328, 335, 344, 359, 367, 416.
Pythagoras, curious custom of, 214.
P. Z. letter of, on parental duties, 368.
PHILOLOGY, 37, 38.
Philosopher's scales, the (good lines) 124.
Physicians, deplorable state of, in Spain, 343.
Physiology, paper on the harmony of action in the
organs of man, 185.
Physiognomy and Madame Tussaud's wax-work, re-
marks on, 374-As connected with the facial angle
of various nations and the beau ideal (with a wood
Radcliffe, Dr. a bon mot of, 135.
Picture of Charles I. containing the Psalms, 343.
Pig, a remarkably large one, 271.
Rain, on the comparative quantities of, 39.
Rainbow, lines to the, by Mr. Campbell, 260.
Pike, one caught by a gander, 150.-Interesting ac- Rake, a reformed one, letter from, 3.
Ramsay, Allan, epitaph on, 158.
count of its mode of life, habits, &c. 214.
Pine-apple, one weighs 5 pounds 14 ounces, 132.
Pitt, William, his opinion of the punishment of death,
Queen, a blacksmith's wife becomes one, 158.
Queen, the, entry of, into Jerusalem (a picture) 75.-Her
reception at Tunis, 814.-Remarks on her conduct
abroad, by Peregrine, 409.
Queries, two curious ones, 192.-Answered, 199, 208.
Quill, one discovered in a bird nearly filled with lead,
Quotations from the classics to be translated, 391.
,T-, letters by, 119.
Puffing, a capital specimen of American, 348.
Sailor relieved in Blundell-street cellar, lines by a, 264.
Pulmonary complaints, singular mode of discovery, 72. Salt between the timbers of a vessel preserves it, 116.
Pump, a newly-discovered nautical one, 231.
Sandwich Islands, singular letters from the King and
Pumps, improvements in, 191.
Queen of the, 411.
Punch-bowl made out of a cockle-shell, 75.
Punning, a curious specimen of, by Swift, 326.
Putnam, Mr. lines addressed to, on his reading of
"female education," 404.
Savannah, lines on leaving, 340
Saxon dynasty, queries respecting the, 215.
Scales, the philosopher's, 124
School advertisment in 1799, singular, $6.
Schoolmaster, lines on the profession of, 236.
Schools' society, notices of the National, 8.
Schools in Liverpool and its vicinity, a table of, 278
SCIENTIFIC NOTICES.-Sece Scientific Records.
SCIENTIFIC RECORDS, 20, 25, 36, 37, 49, 59, 72, 73,
80, 87, 103, 129, 142, 157, 174, 177, 185 191, 193,
196, 203, 213, 217, 218, 250, 258, 262, 269, 274, 782,"
310, 318, 330, 333, 342, 350, 358, 373, 373, 379, 386,
396, 397, 407, 410, 412.
Rat caught by an oyster, 7.
Rat and hen, a battle between, 54.
Rats, a bag full of, compared to the people under a
tyranny, 23.-A couple kept by a female maniac, 62.
Raven, a large one shot in Roxburgshire, 175.
Raymond, lines by, addressed to an absent friend, 268.
Recollection, lines on, 188.
Recreations. See Puzzles, Enigmas, Christmas Boxes.
Regularity and temperance, curious instance of, 255,
Rein deer, a pair domesticated at Ghent, 56.
Repartee (a good one) 216.
Respiration, an original article on, 25.
Resurrection-men, singular anecdote of some, 75.
Retirement, lines on, 308.
Retrospection, lines on, by G. F. 325.
Revenge of a dervise, curious, 111.
Rheumatism, the famous American recipe for, 213.
Ringlet, the, lines so entitled, 309.
Royal family of England, dramatic recreations of, 1.
Royal Society, a new literary one to be established, 255.
Russian festival, an extraordinary one, 35.
Russian northern expedition, 59.
Sabbath, the violation of the, in the neighbourhood of
St Anne's, 336
Sachetti's novels, translation of one, 127.
Scorseby, Capt. on the Arctic regions, 186, 195.
Scotch bagpiper (a whimsical anecdote) 355.
Scotch Etymologies by Toi, 378; remarks on, by T. 379.
Scotch Novels, on the author of the, 41, 57, 73, 121,
Shark, the hammerheaded, 7.-Several make their ap-
pearance on the Essex coast, 126.
Rapids of St. Lawrence, a wonderful descent down the, Shaughnasey O'Shaughnasey, Esq. Liverpool, an heroic
poem by, 220, 228.-Death of, detailed, 240; and
remarks on, 240.-The other cantos found by Loren-
zo, 280; and remarks on, 280, 295, 295, 296, 351.—
Invocation to the spirit of, 300.-Fourth canto found
by Lorenzo, 364.
Shaving by steam! in America, 75.
Shepherd, the Rev. William, brief memoir of, 313.
Shetland, New South.-Sce Southern and Antarctic
133, 140, 404.
Scotland, the Highlands of, Mr. Philip's appeal respect-
Scott, Burns, Byron, and Campbell, compared by Mr.
Scott, Sir Walter, and the Scotch novels.-See Scotch
Novels. On his poetical style, 261.
Sca, a winter view of the, by Crabbe, 246.
Seaman, lines supposed to be sung by a shipwrecked
Seamens' wives, C. S. B. on parish relief to, 85.
Season, the mildness of the, 339.
Seduction, lines on the victim of, 236.
Serpent, the American sea, re-appears, 271.
Serpent, a large one brought from India, 367.
Sexes, on the proportion between the, 211.
Shakspeare, letter from, addressed to his wife, 254-
His plays, number of lines in each, 86.
Shaking hands, a laughable American paper on, 149.-
Whimsical accident in, 240.
Sherry wine, etymology of, 80.
Shillings, bad, singular oath respecting, 395.
Ships, remarks on some old ones, 386.
Shipwrecked seaman, lines supposed to be sung by a,
signed J. S. W. 148.
Shipwreck, ingenious means of saving from (with a cut)
Shoemakers, literary ones, 175.
Shops kept open late, letter of Censor on, 85.-Shutters,
a nuisance, 103.-Another lettér, by Civitas, 134.
Shrove Tuesday, on the singular customs of, 299.
Shutters of shops, a nuisance, 103.
Siddons, Mrs. and Miss O'Neill, 16.
Siddons, Mrs. whimsical notice of the effects of her
Sigh, lines on hearing one from a young lady, 45.
Sign-posts with illuminated letters, 191.
Silk-worms, on the rearing of, 312, 327.
Simon Gulled, letter by, on the Logierian system, 247.
Simon Sensitive, letter from, on the miseries of good
Simson, John, letter from, on feats sf swimming, 24.
Sinclair, lines by, to Mary, 244.-To the memory of!
Sisters, the (a story, translated for the Kaleidoscope) 82.
Skeleton, a human one, found in Plymouth, 271.
Skeleton of the wreck, a dreadful story, 326.
Skeletons, a number found near Glasgow, 35.-And on
Sussex Downs, 350.-Pigmy ones, a depository of,
found in Tenessee, 129.
SKETCH BOOK, the, extracts from, 97, 105, 113, 121,
Sketch Book, the, criticised by the Edinburgh Review-
Slave advertisement, an American one, 91.-Manumis-
sion of one in America, 102.
Slaughtering animals, remarks on, 192.
Slaughtering cattle for food, the law respecting, 207.
Sleepers, the story of the seven, 190.
Sleep-walking, fatal effects of, 230.
Smiling at Celia in church, lines on, by J. P. 316.
Snake enters a public-house to warm itself, 206.
Snow, red, caused by a fungus, 38.
Sophia, letters from two, in answer to the complaints of
Jessamy, 383, 384.-Jessamy disclaims one Sophia,
391; and she announces her marriage, with a present
of bride-cake, 392.
Soul, lines on the immortality of the, 36.
Souls, on the transmigration of, 173.
Southern Continent, or island, 50.-Other notices of, 330.
Sounds, supernatural, from Southey's Life of Wesley, 5.
Spain, account of the present Queen of, 14.-Population
of, 343.-State of physicians in, 343.
Spider tamed, an instance of one, 142.
Spiders the best barometer, 126.
Sporting, extraordinary, 118.-Anecdotes of, 135, 135.
Square Toes, a letter so signed, 32.
Squinting, literary, an epigram, 60.
Staël, Madame de, anecdote of, 307.
Statue, the bronze one (a good story) 9.
Steam-boat, remarks on, by Mr. Holdsworth, 130.
Steam-boats to the Hebrides and North of Scotland, 203.
Stephens, Miss, letter of Clio on, 136.
Stewards and saints (a good story) 120.
St. John, H. letter by, on cruelty to cats, 208.
Stoneleigh Abbey, lines addressed to, by Chandos
Leigh, Esq. 164.
Story, a romantic one, 64.-A good one, from Boccac-
cio, 6.-A singular and romantic one, 266.
Stratford-upon-Avon, from the Sketch Book, 113, 121.
Stranger's Friend Society, the annual report of the, 265.
Suicide, for love, 159.-Dr. Johnson's opinion of, 343.
Sulphur, a shower of, 7.
Summer evening, stanzas written on a, 172.
Sun, on the gradual diminution of the, by emanation,
Snuff-taking, whimsical dissuasion from, 342.
Soldier, the, and the Cordeliers, a tale by Sachetti, 127. Toads found in solid trees, 136.
Soldier's wish, the, lines so entitled, 84.
Solitude, lines on, 188.
Song, an original one to the tune of Gilderoy, 164,-An-
other, 188, by Moore, 212.
Sonnet to the memory of John Keats, the poet, 348.-
An original one, 236.-Translation of a German one,
Sunflower, a large specimen of, 159.
Surgical operation, an extraordinary one, 22.
Swallows, a pair breed twice in the same nest, 56.
SWIMMING, feats of, 9, 24, 32, 46, 64, 96, 321.
Swine, a remedy for a disease incidental to, 203.
Tabitha Tortoiseshell, letter from, 224
Tale of a maniac, curious, from a correspondent, 64,
Tales of my Landlord.-See Waverly, and Scotch
Tar from coal, the refuse of the gas works, on its uses,
Tar, efficacious in the asthma, 46.
Taste, fluctuations in, 304.-Pugilism and the fine arts,
Tea plant, the, introduced into America, 7.
Teacher, lines on the profession of, 236.
Teakettle and the bull-dog (a singular story) 279.
Tear of Gratitude, lines to the, 380,
Tears the Queen of, hyperbolical account of the effects
of Mrs Siddons' acting, 342.
Temperance and regularity, curious instance of, in low
Tennessee, antiquities of, Pigmy Skeletons, 129.
Terpodian, the, a new musical instrument, 407.
THEATRE AND THEATRICAL CRITICISM-See the
Theatre, state of the, in 1511, and singular play-bill,
379.-Liverpool, at the close of the season, 184.-Re-
marks, by Dramaticus, on the new corps dramatique,
391.-Others by C. N. 400.
Theatrical aspirant, singular letter from one, 192.-De-
clamation, paper on, 71.-Coincidences.-See Dra-
Theatricals, amateur, recommended by I. P. 143.-Let-
ters in consequence, 152, 168, 168, 175, 175, 176,
176, 176, 176, 183, 183, 200.
Theatricus, letter by, on the Liverpool Theatre, 159.
Thermometer, the bachelor's, 305.
Thee, thee, only thee," from Moore's Melodies, 380.
Timber, on the best time for felling, 80.-On the sea-
Thoughtful Fellow, letter of, on marriage, 125.
son for felling, 387.
Time, a picture of, 56.-A picture of, by Mr. Colton,
196.-Lines on, 356,
Titian's death of Action sells for seventeen hundred
Tityrus Quillet," Henry and Helen," a tale by, 52.-
Lines on solitude by, 188.
Tityrus, verses so signed, 276.
Toad, a tame one, 277.
Toe, sonnet to My big, by Lorenzo, 372.
Tomb, the, lines so titled, 45.
Tom Thumb, on original copies of, 46.
"Too late for Dinner," plot of the new play, 70.
Tooke, John Horne, good anecdote of, 336.
Tombs, Egyptian.-See Egyptian.
Transmigration, remarks on the doctrines of, 173.
Tooth-drawing, galvanism applied to, 72.
TRAVELLER, the, original and selected letters from
foreign countries, &c. 297, 306, 314, 322, 330, 337,
345, 353, 361, 370, 377, 385, 401, 409, 417.
Traveller, an enterprising English one, 339.
Travelling, quick, in old times! 398.
Travellers', society of, Liverpool, query respecting, 344,
Trees, on the appearance of, in autumn, 158.
Trial, a curious one, in France.
Trinity College, Dublin, 1634 students at, 62.
Trippet Bob, letter from, on his disasters, 143.
T. Q. Rugbiensis, critique on Virginius and Macready,
Tuesday, Shrove, on the singular customs of, 299.
Tulip tree, an extraordinary one, 75.
Tunis, the Queen's reception at, 314.
Turkey and dog, a singular attachment between, 387.
Tussaud, Madame, remarks on her exhibition, 343, 343,
Turkish ideas of honesty, 255.
Tygers on trees, an East Indian story, 6.
Ullin's daughter, by Campbell, 180.
Unicorn, the, discovered, 210.
United States of America, list of the, 279.
Urns, sepulchral, discovered in Bedfordshire, 126.
Vaccination, calculation of the lives saved by, 74.
Valerio, a letter of advice from, to Jessamy, 390.
Vampyre, criticism on the new melo-drame of the, 62.
Valerius, a Roman story, extracts from, 357.
Vandenhoff, Mr. critiques on his acting, 19, 31, 151.-
His farewell performance and speech, 168.-His first
appearance in London, 199.-See Dramatic Criticisms.
Variation of the magnetic needle, 20.
Vaulting ambition, anecdote of a rope-dancer, 159.
Vavaoo, the interesting tale of, 89.
Vegetable phenomena, a curious one, 152.
Vegetation in cold climates, remarks on, 183.
Verax, letter by, on swimming, 32.
Vessels preserved by salt between the timbers, 116.
lines one sent
Virgin, the fete of the, at Naples, attended by 80,000
Voice, the human, and instruments compared, 341.
Voltaire's Henriade, curious anecdote respecting, 295.
Voyage to India, satirical verses on the pleasures of a,
Voyage of the Urania, a French vessel of discovery, 172
Walpole and Pultney, a classical dispute between, 250.
Washington, Get. anecdote of a singular escape of, 267.
Walking on the water, notices of, 386.
WAVERLY, &c. on the author or authors of, 41, 57,
Water, walking on the, notices respecting, 386.
73, 121, 133, 140, 404.
Way and Whey, a good joke, 62.
Weasels eat frogs, 310.
Webbe's Psalmody, notices of, 330.
Weisshorn, fall of the Glacier of the, 109.
Welch bard, lament of the last one, 76.
Welsh executioner, difficulty of obtaining and charges
of a, 398.
Welsh custom of wearing leeks, remarks on the, 292.
Welsh Indians in America, 59.
Well, an unusually deep one sunk in Lincoln's Inn
Wellington, anecdote of the Duke of, 40.
Westminster Abbey, from the Sketch Book, 137.
Wesley, the Methodist, supernatural sounds heard by, 5.
Westmore, lines by, to Emma, 276.—" The Kiss." 308.
Whale, one fifty feet long, 88.-Skeleton of one found
on a hill in New South Shetland, 331.
Whiston, murder at, inquiries respecting the, 136.
Whist, singular situation in the game of, 376.
White, on the mode of restoring, in paintings, 128.
White, Henry Kirke, verses on visiting the tomb of, 244.
Whitechapel, remarks on the flooding of, during heavy
Whitfield's sermons, the number of, 277.
W. T. S. lines by, 148, 156, 212, 300.
Widows, two Hindoo ones burnt, 150.
Widows, Hindoo, remarks on the immolation of, 173.
-Mr. Buxton's motion in Parliament, on the burn-
ing of, 420.
Wife, a tender one! 214.-The purchase of one, 83
One sold in Liverpool by private contract, 398.
"Willy White," a humourous critique on, by Pallo-
gus Modestus, 183.
Wilfred Wender, a Pedestrian Pilgrimage by, through
some of the most romantic parts of Derbyshire, 338,
345, 353, 370, 385, 402, 417.
Wilfreda Wender, poetry by, 418.
Window, an enchanted one in the Liverpool Town-
Y. a sonnet by, 117.-Lines addressed to Ellen by, 372.
Yarrington, the, wild projects of, 398.
York, New, law concerning dogs in, 4.-Number of
Ybsambul, description of the temple of, in Egypt, 227.
tavern licences, in, 79.
York, eulogy on the late Duchess of, by Erskine, 69.
Young, Mr. remarks on his Virginius, 24.
Youth, a thought on, lines so titled, 45.
"Youth, poems for," extracts from, 69.-Further ex-
tracts and critique on, 92.
Youthful heroism, 60.
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"I am but a gatherer and disposer of other men's stuff." WOTTON.
(From the Percy Anecdotes.)
The Princes of the House of Brunswick have generally been partial to theatrical entertainments. George II. frequently visited the theatres, notwithstanding his imperfect knowledge of the English language prevented his enjoying the beauties of the drama as much as he must otherwise have done. This monarch was at Drurylane theatre, when the Culloden despatches were pre
his father, and was very fond of instructing his children Prince Frederic of Wales possessed a similar tate to at a very early age to repeat moral speeches out of plays; and with this view, he desired Mrs. Devenish, whose edition of Rowe's works printed, which that lady acfirst husband was Mr. Rowe the poet, to have a correst cation written by Mr. Newton, afterwards Bishop of cordingly did. The press was corrected, and the dedi
While his family were still very young, the prince had plays at Leicester House, in which the children of his Royal Highness sustained the principal characters.
These were under the direction of the celebrated Quin;
the boy to speak.”
On the 4th of January, 1749, the children of his Royal Highness, with the aid of some of the juvenile branches of the nobility, performed the tragedy of Caso before their royal parents, and a numerous audiense of distinguished personages. dramatis persona on this interesting occasion: The following were the Portius................ ..Prince George Juba....... .......Prince Edward Cato Sempronius... Lucius.....
Master Nugent .....Master Evelyn ...Master Montagu .Lord Milsington ..Lord North's son ............Master Madden
Previous to the rising of the curtain, Prince George, then eleven years of age, came forward, and delivered in a most graceful and impressive manner the following Prologue:
To speak with freedom, dignity, and ease,
To learn those arts which may hereafter please,
Wise authors say, let youth, in earliest age,
Rehearse the poet's labours on the stage.
Nay, more! a nobler end is still behind,
The poet's labours elevate the mind;
Teach our young hearts with gen'rous fire to bura,
And feel the virtuous sentiments we learn,"
T'attain these glorious ends what play so fit,
As that where all the powers of human wit
Combine to dignify great Cato's name,
To deck his tomb, and consecrate his fame?
Where Liberty, O name for ever dear!
Breathes forth in every line, and bids us fear
Nor pains, nor death, to guard our sacred laws,
But bravely perish in our country's cause.
Patriots indeed! Nor why that honest name,
'Through every time and station still the same,
Should this superior to my years be thought,
Know, 'tis the first great lesson I was taught.
What, though a boy! it may with pride be said,
A boy in England born, in England bred;
Where freedom well becomes the earliest state,
For there the love of liberty's innate.
Yet more; before my eyes those heroes stand,
Whom the great William brought to bless this land,
To guard, with pious care, that gen'rous plan
Of power well bounded, which he first began.
But while my great forefathers fire my mind,
The friends, the joy, the glory of mankind,
Can I forget that here is one more dear?
But he is present, and I must forbear.
After the tragedy had been performed in a manner highly creditable to the royal and other juvenile amateurs, and much to the honour of those who had conducted their education, the Princess Augusta, afterwards Duchess of Brunswick, and mother of her present Ma
jesty, and Prince Edward, afterwards Duke of York, delivered an epilogue, of which the following is a copy:
The prologue's filled with such fine phrases,
George will alone have all the praises;
Unless we can (to get in vogue)
Contrive to speak an epilogue.
George has, 'tis true, vouchsaf'd to mention
His future gracious intention
In such heroic strains, that no man
Will e'er deny his soul is Reman.
But what have you or I to say to
The pompous sentiments of Cato?
George is to have imperial sway;
Our task is only to obey;
And trust me I'll not thwart his will,
But be his faithful Juba still;
Though, sister, now the play is over,
I wish you'd get a better lover.
Why, not to underrate your merit,
Others would court with different spirit,
And I perhaps might like another
A little better than a brother.
Could I have one of England's breeding,
But 'tis a point they're all agreed in,
That I must wed a foreigner,
And cross the seas, the Lord knows where,
Yet, let me go where'er I will,
England shall have my wishes still.
In England born, my inclination,
Like your's, is wedded to the nation;
And future times I hope will see
Me general, in reality.
Indeed, I wish to serve this land,
It is my father's strict command;
And none he ever gave will be
More cheerfully obeyed by me,
soon came up with her. She was a small brig, and displayed English colours; her captain was greatly frightened, for he was "Rio de la Hache, March 15, 1820. carrying on a trade with the Indians, for "MY DEAREST TOM,-It gives me very which his vessel was liable to seizure if she great pleasure to be able to date a letter had fallen into the hands of the Spaniards. from the Spanish Main. We sailed from The captain came on board us, showed his Margaritta on the 6th instant, at three papers, and was allowed to proceed on his o'clock, P. M. our fleet consisting of eleven voyage. We anchored late in the evening, vessels of war, two gunboats, and three at Cape la Villa, and expected that, on the transports; our army is small, for, including following day, we would make our attack both soldiers and sailors, it amounted to but on their town. The following morning we 1800 men; the troops commanded by Colo- were detained at the Cape later than we nel Montillo, and our navy by his Excel- expected, owing to two of our vessels being lency Admiral Brion; the flag-ship, the missing; but, as one of them made her apUrdaneta, on board of which was your very pearance at about eleven o'clock, we got humble servant; we had but very few sick under weigh. The other, a fine schooner, on board the fleet, but among them was carrying sixteen eighteen-pounders, we have Colonel Bourke, considered the best officer not yet seen. After getting under weigh, out here; he was dangerously ill, and is we ran about sixty miles, and anchored, still very unwell. On the 8th one of the late in the evening, in five fathoms water, sailors on board us died suddenly, and in On this, and the night before, I may say, half an hour after he was consigned to the were the only nights I had any sleep, for deep; on the following day we had very our vessel rolled so desperately that our rough weather, a whirlwind passed within decks were constantly under water; to think a few yards of us, which drove the water cf going into the cabin was ridiculous, it in clouds in a circular manner, higher than being very small, having births but for four our masts, and white as snow. While I was persons, yet eight contrived to squeeze leaning over the ship's side, looking at the themselves into it. I would roll myself up effects of this whirlwind, I heard a dreadful in my boat-cloak, and lie down on the quarsplash in the water, and instantly after saw ter deck, with an eighteen-pound shot under a poor sailor emerge out of the waves; we my head, by way of a pillow. Here, were going at the time about nine knots stretched at full length, I would soon faney under our topsails; this poor fellow fell myself back at Margaritta, chatting with from the fore top gallant yard; the top gal- Mrs. English, in her neat and comfortable lant mast was at the same time carried away, room; and often I would fancy myself at in one instant we luffed in the wind, had Kildare-street, and say, how wonderful it is our boat lowered and manned, but all our that yesterday I was tossing about in the efforts to save the unfortunate person were Atlantic, on board the Urdanetta, and tovain; he disappeared, and I never saw him day to be comfortably at home with the more, except in my dreams for two nights; girls, questioning me about what I had seen, as soon as I closed my eyes I fancied I saw and how glad they were at my sudden him struggling in the waves. On the 11th return. I would think myself quite happy we had a most lovely day, and, in order until the thought rushed into my head, that that I might see our fleet to advantage, II was so long in this service, and had returned mounted to the main-top gallant-mast head, to my own country, nothing better than from which the fleet looked very respectable when I left it; suddenly I would start up, indeed. I had likewise a view of the Main, happy in one respect, and unhappy in which was not very far distant from us: in another; happy at finding myself still in the evening, about four o'clock, we saw a this service, and unhappy at being covered sail a-head of us; we instantly set all can- over with water; instead of being where, a vas, and made after her as fast as we could. few moments before, my wandering imagiHere our fleet, for the first time, broke nation led me to suppose I was. After their line, some went to windward and shaking the water off my boat-cloak, I some to leeward of us; in order to in- would again lie down in hopes of enjoying tercept this vessel, as we approached the same happy insensibility; but this seems her, we hoisted Spanish colours; we to be a wrong term for it, so suppose I
CAPTAIN PARSONS' JOURNAL.