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No. I.

Original Prospectus, with List of Articles projected. On the

Execution of Iglesias.—Specimens of a Series of New Readings

in Bailey and Johnson, No. I.—The Local Epigrammatist, No. I.

- The Heron Correspondence, on the Chit-Chat of Glasgow,

No. I. ; Apocrypha Question ; Ladies' Sale; Mr. Knowles ;

Mechanics’ Institution; Miss Foote, &c.

No. II.

Specimens of New Readings, No. I'I.-Mislaid Epilogue to a

New Play.- What you Please ; or, the Dangers of Discretion. -

Heron Correspondence, No. II.; Theatrical Criticism; Brown's

Drawings ; Minor Theatre; Errors of the Press, &c.

No. III.

Questions for Debating Societies, No. I.-On the Recent

Architectural Embellishments of Glasgow; St. David's Church ;

Remonstrance of a late Member of the Incorporation of Taylors ;

Where is my Father's Grare?—Harry Marten to Charles

Heron ; Professor Sandford ; Swan's Views, &c. - Epigram.

No. IV.

Drygate Stories, No. I. - The Light in the Garret Window,

a Tale of the Trongate.—Questions for Debating Societies, No.

11.-Eulogium on Drunkenness. - Constancy; or, Pray will it

Last ? ---Heron Correspondence, No. III. ; Series of Concerts ;

Name of Editor; Mr. Lyon; Polish Literature, &c.—Letter on

Amateur Theatricals.

No. V.

The First Sigh, an Illustration.— New Readings in Bailey and

Johnson, No. III.-The Picture Gallery, No. I. ; On a Bac-

chante, by Henderson.—Heron Correspondence, No. IV.; Mrs.

Knyvett; Anniversaries of Burns and Byron, and Monument to

the former; Garret Window Story; New Exchange; Mr.

Ewing ; Glasgow Magistrate,” &c.

No. VI.

Glasgow at Six in the Morning, by the Hermit of the West.-

New Readings, No. IV.- The Picture Gallery, No. II. ; On

Brown's View of Loch Lomond.--Letter from an Aleppo Mer-

chant on the Site of the Exchange.-Heron Correspondence, No.

V.; Winter Parties; Dancing ; Miss Thomson ; Alexander and

the Minor Theatre; Tom Reynolds ; Dorsey; Harriston, &c.

No. VII.

Leaves from a Lounger's Note-Book, No. I. ; Journals of
Soldiers; Idyls of Gesner.- The Returned Letter-Bag; or, The
Fourteenth of February; with Specimens of Serious and Comic
Valentine Verses. -Heron Correspondence, No. VI. ; Apostoli-

cal Silks ; Bachelors' Balls ; New Fashions ; Glasgow Arcade ;

Employment of Females; Foote and Harvey's Works of Art, &c.


The Snow Storm, a Drygate Story, by Mr. Archibald M'-

Crony.--Heron Correspondence, No. VII.; Theatrical Dinner

in Edinburgh; Sir Walter Scott's Acknowledgment of the

Authorship of Waverley; Azzoher ; Royal and Minor Theatres ;

Mr. Melrose and Mrs. Mangeon; Play of Montrose ; Collegian

and its Publisher; Milton's Prose; Port M'Queen, &c.

No. IX.

The One-Legged Bookbinder, by the Hermit of the West.-

New Readings, No. V.-Love, Poetry, and Music. --Questions

for Debating Societies, No. III.-Epigram.Sonnet on the Bass

Rock.-Heron Correspondence, No. VIII. ; Mrs. Heron; Ball

at the Wheat Sheaf; Theatricals; African Roscius; Mrs. Man-

geon; Library of Useful Knowledge; Anatomy of Drunkenness;

Anecdotes of Impudence; Mr. Kirkland; The Scrutinist, &c.

No. X.

The Steam-Boat Quay.--Epistle from a Lover to his Mistress.

- A Week's Diary of a Sight-See-er; Rev. Mr. Brown; Cap-

tain Weddell's Voyage; M. Chabert; Miss Pearson ; Duelling ;

Mr. Knowles's Pupils, &c.—Heron Correspondence, No. IX. ;

Thomas Campbell, Esq.; Busy Bodies, &c.- The Maximist,

No. 1.-Cure for Love.

No. XI.

The Emigrants of Avondale, by the Hermit of the West.

New Readings, No. VI.---Local Epigrammatist, No. II.-

Diary of a Sight See-er, No. II.; Mr. Kean; Mr. Ryder ;

The Lord Rector; Mary Woolstonecraft; Kean as a Huron

Chief; Gymnastics, &c.—Heron Correspondence, No. X. ; Vine

Tavern; Shaws Water and Greenock Ladies ; Cromwell's Camp,

&c. - The Maximist, No. II. - On Mr. Campbell's Arrival.

No. XII.

Reminiscences of Driddell, the Pye-Poet, No. I. -- Leaves from

a Lounger's Note-Book, No. II. ; Courage; Dr. Drake; Liter-

ature; Phrenology; The Well-Bred Style; Lord Normanby.-

The Shereef Selim, a Turkish Tale.—Heron Correspondence,

No. XI.; St. Enoch's Church; Civic Magniloquence; Mr.

Ryder; Minor Theatre; Dinner to the Lord Rector; Swan's

Views; Falkirk Magazine, &c.—Local Literary Intelligence.


Hannah Barclay; or, Quaker-Love, a Drygate Story.-New
Readings, No. VII.-Grace Gadabout to the Editor, on the Water-
ing-Places; with his Reply.--Heron Correspondence, No. XII.;
Secession Church, and Testimony; Miss Graddon; Alexander,
and Sweeps, and Hunchbacks; Account of the Dinner to Thomas
Campbell, Esq., &c.—On sundry Local Annoyances.

No. XIV.

Leaves from a Lounger's Note-Book, No. III.; Knowles's

Virginius; Lauzun's Memoirs ; Jewish Spy's Theory of Man.

Remembrance.—The Maximist, No. III.-Local Literary Intelli-

gence, No. II.-Music.—Heron Correspondence, No. XIII;

Quacks: Mons. Gouffe ; Alexander; Kirkland; Lewis : China

Sales; Fashions, &c.—Meum et Tuum ; L. MʻL. ; Dr. Stirling.

No. XV.

New Readings, No. VIII.- Reminiscences of Driddell, No.

II. ; with Extracts from his Works. - Baxter's Works, a Tale.--

The Sofa, No. I.; Venus Steamer; St. Enoch's and its Archi-

tect; The Bridges of Glasgow; Botanic Garden Promenades;

Alexander's Farewell, and Attack upon “ The Ant,” &c.

No. XVI.

The Watering-Places, by the Hermit of the West, No. I. ;

GOUROCK.- The Changeful, yet Unchanged. — The Modern

Friend, a Narrative and Sketch.-Animal Food.--Letter to the

Dilletanti Society.--Ballad. -A Ghost Story. --Sonnet.— The

Sofa, No. II. ; Swan's Views; James Scott; Canada ; Song on

the Clyde ; Boxing; Provincial Theatres; Song, Come meet me at

Gloamin', &c. The Maximist, No. IV.-The Hope Fulfilled. -



Gourock, a Sketch. — The Phraseologist, No. I. --The Sofa,

No. III. ; Steam Organ; Booksellers give Fame; Dr. Scott;

Love Song of a Bedouin Chief: Translation from the Servian;

Sir Walter Scott; Mr. M‘Diarmid ; Jewish Actress, &c.


The Watering-Places, No. II.; DUMBLANE. —Heron Cor-

respondence, No. XIV.; Miss Foote; The Fiddlers; Conun-

drums ; Miller and Bell's Claims; Gourock Club; Fashions, &c.

No. XIX.

Rob Roy's Grave.--Lines on Keats.— The Journeyman

Rhymer.— The Mysogonist.Dramatic Scene; Alberto. —The

Sofa, No. IV.; Glasgow Fair; Lord Douglas ; Civic Voyage;

Scott's Napoleon; Theatricals; Mr. Lyon's Establishment, &c.-

More Miseries, in a Series of Groans. --List of Contributors.

No. XX.

The Watering-Places, No. III. ; ARDENTINNY.—New Read-

ings, No. IX.-The Settee, No. I.; New Discoveries ; Mr.

Chambers ; Literary Souvenir, &c.—Ay, these were Nights.

No. XXI.

The Watering-Places, No. IV.; LARGS. A Dream.--The
Midnight Hour.-The March of Discovery, Stride I.- From the
German. Notice of an Important Auto-Biographical Work..
The Contrast.-Burlesque Questions for Debating Societies.-
Content. --The Maximist, No. V.-Heron Correspondence, No.

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XV.; Regatta of the Yacht Club; Mr. Bland; Miss Noel;

Botanical Candidates ; Meg Dods ; Confessions of a Femicide, &c.


Blind Angus, by the Hermit of the West.---To mmomo More

Miseries, Groans 7th to 14th.-- The Sofa, No. V.; Library-

Parlours ; Lent Books; Rich and Poor Authors; Constable's

Miscellany; The Casquet; Errors of the Press, &c.


The Watering-Places, No. V.; HELENSBURGH.-The Lamp

of Love.--I ask not Wealth.To Miss Noel.-Sketch of the

Origin of the Holy War in Palestine.--An Inn, from an Old

Play. ---Abdarraman's Address to the First Palm-Tree introduced

into Spain.—Letter to the Lord Provost on the Public Amuse-

ments of Glasgow, and on a Plan for supporting the Legitimate

Drama.-Lines on the Theatre.--Sonnet.-The Heron Cor.

respondence, No. XVI.; Grammar School Studies; Poor Rates ;

Pollok; Grouse, &c. - The Lay of the Homeless.--Sonnet on St.

Paul's.- By the Home of my Youth.—The Maximist, No. VI.


Tit for Tat, an Anecdotical Recollection.—Minutes of a Se-

derunt of the Careless Club.—More Miseries, Groans 15th to

19th.—The Sofa, No. VI.; Inns ; Sea-Bathing; Errata;

Scottish Rant; The Western Magazine, &c.

No. XXV.

The Bookseller's Wife, by a Back-Shop Lounger.— The

Struggle.—Matthew Fact to the Editor, upon the Allegories of

the Elder Essayists.—Johnson's Second Journey.— The Disin-

humed. — Travels into the Vulgar Parts of the City, by a Fine

Gentleman.-- We meet as Lovers, or we meet no more. The

Heron Correspondence, No. XVII.; Livery Gloves; New

Shops; “ Sufferers ”; Dumfries Magazine ; Byrne's Battle ;

First Announcement of the Chronicles of the Canongate; Who

is the Femicide ? &c.—More Miseries, Groans 20th to 29th.-

The Maximist, No. VII.


On Some of the Personal Peculiarities of the Literary Men of

the Last and Present Age.—The Phraseologist, No. II.--The

Representative of Majesty.-The Sofa, No. VII.; Vine and

Fig-Tree; Kean's Villa ; Barber's French ; Tonga Islands; Dr.

Chalmers; Anecdotes ; Epitaph, &c.— Remember Thee !


Chronological and Bibliographical Catalogue of Literary Period-

ical Works published in Glasgow during the Present Century:-

New Readings, No. X., a Specimen from the Alphabet.— The

Heron Family: Conclusion of the Correspondence, in the Marriage

of a Member; Madame Pasta ; Miss Pearson, &c. - Resolutions

of the Dunce Club. Concluding Tete-a-Tete with the Public upon

The Settee, No. II., and ending with The Benison ; or, L'Envoye.

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