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THE

LITERARY CHRONICLE

FOR THE YEAR 1823;

CONTAINING

A REVIEW OF ALL NEW PUBLICATIONS

OF VALUE AND INTEREST ;

ORIGINAL POETRY, ESSAYS, AND ANECDOTES;

AND FORMING

An Analysis and General Repository

LITERATURE,

PHILOSOPHY, SCIENCE, ARTS, HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY, THE DRAMA,

MORALS, MANNERS, AND AMUSEMENTS.

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Academy, Royal, the, 301, 316, 798 Crosses, ancient, 201

Heriot's Hospital, account of, 65

Mount Sinai, 56
Actors and Actresses, 139
Crossing the Line, 81
Highbury, history of, 468

- Vernon, visit to, 138
Africa, travels in, 63, 946, 4

Currant Tree, cultivation of the, 403 Highlands, trip to the, 602, 619, 635 Murat, Madame, pictures of, 462
Aikin, Dr., memoir of. 453

Dandies, ancient and muleru, 349 Hindou Widows, state of the, 641, 664, Museum, British, 521
Alchemy, 343 675
Davison, Mr., Gallery of, 430

681

Musical Language, on, 731
Alexandria described, 17
Dead and nut Dead, 185
Hippooras explained, 379

Names, puns on, 311
Algiers, bombardment of, 69
Denmark, literature of, 658
Holy Alliance, the, 289

Napoleon and Talleyrand, 139
American Reprints, 13-Antiguities, 298 | Diorama, the 221, 637, 751

Holberg, account of, 707

National History proposed, 28, 59
-Statesinen, 620—Puffing. 60, 80 Disastrous Friday, 203

Horticolture, Dutch, 136

Nature Undone, 331
Revolution, 89
Disasters in Retirenient, 87
House removed, 463

Naval Battle, 358
Anatomy, subjects for, 266, 284
Disappointments, dramatic, 604
Hughes's Beauties of Cambria, 511

Anecdotes, 517
Angerstein, J. J., memoirs of, 9)
Discoveries of Secluded Men, 620
Hurricane, West Indian, 450

Ned's Disaster at Epping, 223
Animalenles in the Arctic Sea, 791
Diving Bell, the, 511
Hutton, Dr., memoirs of, 77.

Nelson, Lord, letter of, 517
Antiquaries, society of, 271
Deg-rib Indians, 242
Hydraulic Machine, vew, 768

Neva, benediction of the, 391
Armies, tactics of ancient, 2A
Dominic Sampson, the origin of, 293 Iceberg, an, 541

Newspapers, German, 735
Armour, bistory of, 673, 693, 748
DRAMA, a notice of the acting drama Icebill in Russia, 179

North-West Passage, voyages
Aristocracy of learning, 125

in every number.
Iudexes, utility of 520

ver the, 47, 319, 700, 783
Artists, society of British, 332, 365, 383 | Drawings and Engravings, exhibition of, India, central, 578, 598, 613

Northeru Ligbts, the, 523
- in Sweden, 303

14,397
Indians, speed of the, 157

Norway, domestic economy in, 353
Arts, society of, list of prizes, 350
Duelling, history of, 156, 170

adventures among the, 281

Nose, a sketcb, 666
Augereau, Marshal, account of, 725 Dumouriez, memoir of, 236, 727

Institution, new Literary, 111, 335

Nubians, character of the, 55
Bags and Breeches, a tale, 74
Duncan, Lady M. letter of, 254
Interviews of Princes, 548

Old Lady, the, a tale, 66
Ballads, ancient, 465
Earth, new theory of the, 14, 205
Ireland, account of, 591

O'Meara, Mr. and the Quarterly Review,
Ballooning, on, 619, 668, 749

- Atmosphere of the, 627
Islington, poetical account of, 349

153
Barometer, horsekeeper's, 652
Easter Customs, 221, 250

anecdotes of, 467, 492

Oranges, drama of the Three, 505 .
Beard, a week's, 651
Eccentricity, anecdotes of, 107
Iron Mines of Presberg, 357

Orkneys in Pawn, the, 116
Beckford's Critiques, 602
Editorship, rules for, 45
Jamaica, account of, 449, 472

Painting, historical, in America, 621 "
Bedlam, scedes in, 336
Bdystone Lighthouse, anecdote of, 325 Jenner, Dr, memoir of, 75

Paintings at Waterloo Bridge, 369
BEE, see the last leaf of every number Edwards, Charles, last words of, 717 Jerusalem described, 18

Paper, bad qualites of, 526
Beer, bistorical notice of, 205
Egyptians, arts of the, 33
John, costume of King, 764

Park, Mungo, account of, 69

70
Belzopj's Expedition, 403, 814.

Egypt, Napoleon's campaign in, 401 Johnsou, Dr, on a Royal Library, 209 Paris in October, 685
Benevolence, metropolitan, 368
Elbow Chair, the, 156
Joubert, General, notice of, 310

Parker, the Mutineer, 517
Bernadotte, character of, 6
Embalming, Egyptian, 520
Kemble, J. P. memoir of, 173, 189

Parody on Lord Byron, 125
Dertbier, Marslal, account of, 725
Enapecinado, life of the, 459
| Kibitz, a tale, 471

Parry, Capt., second voyage of, 683,
Bensieres, General, notice of, 725
Encaustic Pavement, 201
Konza Indiaus, account of the, 169

697
BIOGRAPHY, 75, 77, 91, 171, 172, 236, Enfielu, history of, 313, 537

Ladies' Privileges, 357

Pawnees, human sacrifices of the, 534
, 300, 396, 403, 425, 453, 476,524, Engineers, Iustitutiou of, 108

La Vendee, war in, 480

Paul, Emperor, anecdotes of 391
523, 574, 575, 587, 609, 650, 718, 765, Engravings by Landseer, 607

La Vilaine Tete, a tale, 145

Panl's, St rebuilding of, 166
French, 316
Lambton, Col., memoir ef, 476

Penoie, Mr., memoir of, 403
Bloomfield, R., memoir of, 574
Eon, Chevalier d', 119
Larrey, Baron, anecdote of, 327

PERIPATETIC, the, 186, 219, 250, 265,
Book of Deatb, the, 56
Erskine, Lord, memoir of, 7
Latitude, instrument for the, 735

312, 848
Booksellers, London, in 1823, 811
Execntion in Sweden, 372
Legion of Honour, the, 402

Peristrephic Views, 429
Bonaparte, Lucien, character of, 327 Fairies, Scotch, 226

Lima, description of, 701

Peninsula, war of the, 615
Bonaparte, memoirs and anecdotes of, 2, Fantees, account of tbe, 418

Linnus, anecdote of, 571

Philosopher's Stone discovered, 527
23.3396. 106, 133, 139, 147, 167, 294. Feasting, ancient, 379

| Linwood's, Miss, exhibition, 445

Pilehard Fishery, 325
309, 398, 402, 424, 441, 487, 506, 563, Female Legislators, 357

Lisbon, description of, 517

Plants, geography of, 475
583, 600, 628, 647, 706, 724
Ferdinand VII., anecdotes of, 403

in the Spring of 1823, 555

sexual properties of, 143
- Juseph, 141, 148
Fetes on Napoleon's Marriage, 424 Literary Fund, the, 318

Playfair, Mr. W., memoir of, 171
- Family vf, 148
FINE ARTS, see the respective sub. -Prophecies, 454

Pococurante Society, song for tbe, 291
Borlasse, Col., life of, 195
T jects

- Property, 522

POETRY, ORIGINAL, in every nuia.
Bessell, Sir A, poem by. 14
Fire Arms and Holy Water, 237

Legislation, 95

ber
Brazils, account of the, 85
Fonthill Abbey, account of, 577, 605, 715,

Institution, 314

Pompey's Pillar, account of the, 18 )
Britain, pames of cities of,

732
Literature, curious relics of, 116

Porter, Miss, maxiins by, 714
British Institution, the, 93
-Mania, 603

periodical. 366

| Presentiment, 571
Brockbaus, memuis of, 718
Foote, Samuel, anecdotes of, 195

Italian, 504

| Prison Hlustrations, 61)
Buffalo Pound, the, 242
FOREIGN LITERATURE, 74, 185, 203,
Royal Society of, 415, 730, Recollections, 613

lei
Barns, the poet, 130, 510

218, 236, 250, 264, 282, 297, 330, 347,
754

Prisons in Spain, state of the, 10
Byron, Lord. Moore's poem on, 290

363, 376, 393, 414, 508, 617, 713

LITERATURE avd SCIENCE, varieties -, a visit to the, 123
Cairo, Grand, account of, 38
Foundling Hospital in Paris, 750 1 of, in every number

Pride and Ignorance, 508
Cayal Navigation, 623
Franklin, Dr., poem by, 428

London, improvements in, 521, 666, 702 Publications, on juvenile, 509
tbrough Istbuous or D
Frederick the Great, battles of, 726

plan for rebuilding. 165

aponymous, 474
Carmen, Joculare, 332
French Manufactures, on, 29

Streets and Lanes, 265, 276, 541 Puff, sentimental, 304
Carnot, memoir of, 167, 524

Poets, critique on the, 85
Lord Mayor's Show, 316

Pyramid of Glizeh, 36
Cartwrigtel, Dr., memoir of, 765

Charter, a poem, il.
Louis XI., anecdote of, 581

Pyrennees, sketches in the, 213
Casanoviana, 562, 585

Censorsbip, 247
Love, on falling in, 67,

Queen's Trial, picture of the, 221
Case of Kubloch, 794

and English character, 261 Love and Innocence, an allegory, 286 Quin, Mr., memoir of, 714
Chantrey, Mr, memoir of, 609

Morality, 378
Mabaw Indians, the, 461

Raising of Lazarus, picture of, 174
Chapel in Stamford Street, 669

Newspapers, 703
Malays, account of the, 105

Raleigh, Sir W., his house, 493
Chapeau de Paille, 207
Gallery, Britisha, 333

Malté Brun, M, on the passage to the Regent's Park, tbe, 394
Chelsea Hospital, 183
Gaming, laws against, 563

North Pole, 728, 763

Revolution, the French, anecdotes of, 98,
Cherbourg Harbour, 234
Garnerin, M. Life of, 575
Manorial Customs, 237

118, 137, 150,489. See also article Bo-
Chinese Jugglers, 421-Apti
Garrick, anecdotes of, 34
Manners, national, 440

.naparte.
Christmas Carols, 345

picture of, 414
Manuscripts, ancient, 66R

- - Spanish, 162 .
Christiaoity iu lodia, 498
Gaslights, report on, 511

Marie Antoinette, memoir of, 97, 118, 137, Rhymes to the Eye, 258
Church, Dr., on Printing, 461
George IV., portraits of, 426,670

150

Richard Cour de Lion, 466
Church of England, state of, 131

picture of visit to Ireland, 429 Massena, Marshal, account of, 725 Richardson, Dr., narrative of, 280
Churcbes, Sir C. Wren ou, 183
Ghent, exhibition at, 637
Matrimony, opinions on, 130

Richmond Hill, 276
Cicesbee, the, 778
Ghost Stories, 12, 45, 226, 4
Materials for Public Buildings, 796

Rings, historical account of, 473
Coals, waste of, 140
Girl of Provence, the, 245

Mausoleum to Queen of Wirtemberg, 331 Rio de Janeiro, description of, 538
Coubett's Petition versified, 381
Gladiators, Literary, 571

Mechanics' Tour in France, 379, 427 Rossini, anecdotes of, 159
Cockloft, Mise Charity, 791
Glenbervie, Lord, life of, 300

Institute, 696, 731

Royal Library, the, 63, 110, 192, 270,
Coleridge, Mr., acconst of, 257
Glover's Exhibition, 287
Memorabilia of the Year 1822, 14

412
Colombia, account of, 197, 215
Gog and Magog, 346

Metamorphusis of the Seasons, 556 Savary's Memoirs, 717, 721
Coombe, W. Esq. memoir of, 396 Good old Times, the, 410

Mexican Magnificence, 228

Scene Painting, remarks on, 812
Copper Indians, 203
Gooseberry Tree, the, 803
Milan, works of art in, 333

Scolding, on, 325, 357
Cornish Opera, the, 377
Graham, Mr. ascents of, 590, 608
Miners, laws of the, 631

Scotland, national monuments in, 302
Courtships, sbort, 16, 405
Greek Sculpture, 249

Miracle, new, of Prince Hohevloe, 8 Sculpture, on, 315
Coxcomb panished, a, 440
Greenland East, account of, 789
Misery of too many Presents, 762

Scotch Character, the, 27
Council of 500 dissolved, 7
Guatemala, account of, 229
Missouri Indians, the, 582

Sea Spirit, the, a tale, 102
Craviology. Napoleon ou, 295
Gunpowder Treason, 713
Monastery of Pestcherskey, 501

Sea Water, distillation of, 495
Cravatiaaa, 218
Gups, repeating, 570
Monks in Spain, 212

Sects on the continent, 151
(Prime, state of, in London and Paris, 38 Hallowe'n, customs at, 227

Monopoly, evils of, 200

Self-Love, on, 140
Crimea, account of the, 501
Hatiana, 252
Morcau, General, character of, 5

Shakspeare's character of Byron, 719
Critics and Criticism, 330
Haydon, Mr., and his pictures, 415 Morland, George, anecdote of, 492

Shakspeare's Descendants, 35
Crockery's Lamentations, 187
Herculaneum, antiquities of, 121 M'Quin, Abbe, memoir of, 476

Shakspearean Drama, on the, 586

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molerical Dictionary, 243

Shaw House described, 203
Bramsen on the North of Spain,
Handay on Usury Laws, 277

Peasants of Chamouni, 236
Sheridan, T. Stanzas by, 324
Brenton's Naval History, 517
Harding's Stenography, 168

Pecchio's Anecdotes of Spain, 162
Shakers of America, the, 60
Brittou's Illustrations of Londo
Harmonicou, tbe, 57

Penoy's Rogvald, 403
Ships, ancient, 773

410
Harrison on Fruit Trees, 802

Percy Mallory, 793, 809
Sketches from Spain, 410, 443, 540

Fontbill, 577
Hauberk Hall, 757

Percy Anecdotes, 107
Slave Trade, 55, 519
Brooke's Travels through Sweder
Hawkins's Anecdotes, 3

Peruvian Pampblet, the, 373
Smolensko, battle of, 506
Burns's Songs and Ballads, 692
Hayley's Life, 369

Peveril of the Peak, 49, 70
Snakes, West Indian, 451
Butler's Remains, 659
Haynes's Durazzo, 273, 29

Pinna's Melodies, 493
Snow Houses, Esquimaux, 259
Byron's Island, a Poein, 335

Heman's Vespers of Palermo, 801 Planche's Shere Afkun, 328
Southeogony, 258
Barnett's Memoirs, 458

Henniker's Visit to Egypt, 17, 36,54 Platts's Self-Interpreting Testament, 73
Spilling the Salt, on, 89

-Reply to Reed, ib.
Heraldic Anomalies, 311, 357

Pleasares of Friendsbip, 203
Spring, seven symptons of, 237, 284 Belfrage's Movitor to Families, 757 Hermit of Dumpton Cave, 54

Points of Humour, 405
Spy, the, 168
Benger's, Miss, Life of Mary Queen of - Abroad, the, 439

of Misery, 705
Stone Indians, the, 242
Scots, 361

in Prison, 610

Polwhele's Traditious, 195
Straw-plat Manufactory, 297
Bicknell on Reform, 748
Herriot, George, Memoirs of, 65

Poole's Byzantium, 460
St. Beruard, passage of the, 50
Blaquiere on the Greek Confederation, Herwalá de Wake, 771

Popular Tales and Romauces, 469
Statesmen, Americau, 28

597
Highlanders' Superstitions, 295

Portfolio, the, 203, 410, 601
Steam Navigation, origin of, 15
Bond's History of Looe, 325
Highways and Byways, 145

Porteusian Index, 698
Sunday Market at Moscow, 179
Boone's Men and Things, 389
Hill's, Mrs., Zaphna, 710

Pilgrimage to Land of Burns, 441
Surnames, a lyric, 765
Bristed on Charches, 130

Hindoo Widows, Papers concerning, Popplewell's Christian Family's Assist-
Swallow, return of the, 303
Buckland's Reliquiæ Diluviane

641, 664, 680

ant, 788
Sweden, customs, &c., in, 374, 390, 661 Burges's Son of Erin, 329

Hippesley, Sir J., on Tread Mill, 489 Praed's Lillian, 328
literature in, 347, 363, 376
Burnaby's School Hours, 649

Hofland, Mrs., Tale of Integrity, 235 Prison Discipline Reports, 100
Table Cloth, origin of the, 774
Burrow's Summary of Faith, 149
Hogg's Perils of Women, 615

Proud Shepherd's Tragedy, 762
Tam O'Shanter, memoir of, 587
Caius Gracchus, 741
Holderness's Journey from Riga,

Public Characters of all Nations, 24
Taylor, Watson, Esq., pictures of, 397 Campan's Memoirs of Qneen of France, Hone's Ancient Mysteries, 345

Quentin Durward, 321, 362
Temple Bar, mock procession to, 375 97, 118, 136, 149

Hurne's Study of the Scriptures, 89 Quin's Visit to Spaiu, 643, 682
Terni, cataract of, 232
Carbonari, the, 236
Horæ Momenta Cravene, 702

Rapp's Memoirs, 486, 506
rical Amusements, 108
Characteristics, 503
Horticultural Journal, 136

Rasselas in Italian, 203
Fund, 268
Chateaubriand's Speech, 207
Howitt's Forest Minstrel, 327

Raymond's Village Schoolmaster, 795
THEATRES, critical notices of the, in Chemical Recreations, 695.

Hughes on tbe Greek Revolution, 203 Reed's Martha, 458
every number.
China, Picture of, 420

Hudson on Sweeping Chimnies, 409 Reginald Dalton, 387, 407
Toper, the, a tale, 315
Churchill's Grammar, 460
Hulbert's Museum Africanum, 69

Reid's Travels in Ireland, 530
Tophana, the strong man, 467, 468 Clarke's Travels, 353, 371, 390

| Hunter's Memoirs, 281

Repou's Ionian, 810
Topographer, the, 700
Clara Chester, 744

Illustrations of Scotch Novels, 292 Rhodes's Peak Scenery, 609, 630
Torch of Liberty, the, 289
Coles's Discarded Son, 408

Quentin Durward, 45 Rich and Poor, 497
Transparency Painting, 779
Collet's Relics of Literature, 116
Influence and Example, 584

Ringan Gilhaize, 305, 339.
Troubadours, account of the, 466
Colombia, Description of, 197, 21
Inside out, 710

Reply to Rostopchin's Pamphlet, 712
Troubles of a Niglat, the, 313
Colombian Loan, on the, 373

Ipsi boe, by Comte d'Arlincourt, 74 Robins's Enfield, 513, 537"
Tread-Mill, on the, 489, 509, 526
Combe's Letters to Marianne, 616
Irving's Orations, 483

Rogers's Italy, 307
Twelfth Night, 14
Comines's Memoirs, 547, 581
Tsabel de Barsas, 409

Rose's Orlando Inamorat
Torner the Painter, 202
Cornwall's Flood of Thessaly, 213, 245 Isabella, a Novel, 373

Rouge et Noir, 562 o
Tyrolese, anecdotes of the, 246
Cottle's Dartmoor, 795
Italiaa Wife, the, 247

Royal Exile, the, 361
Ugly Wife, poems on an, 30
Crabb's Technological Dict

Jacobs's Fall of Coustantinople, 755 Russia, Picture of. 17
Umbrella, introduction of the, 775 Credit Pernicious, 123

James's Expedition, 533, 560

Sabbath among the Mountains, 203
United States, ecclesiastical history of, oo Critica Biblica, 509

Jenuings's Lecture, 282

Salmagundi, 791
customs in, 434, 456
Cruise's New Zealand, 775
Jones's Blackstone, 761

Salmons's Logic, 393
Usory, bistorical potice of, 278
Daniel on the Lord's Prayer, 346
Joplin's Political Economy, 328

Savary's Memoirs, 721
Valencin, description of, 410
Daniel's Meteorological Essays, 626 Knowles's Discourses, 185

Scientia Biblica, 712
Van Os's Exhibitiou, 287
Deacon's Innkeeper's Album, 66. Kolli's Memoirs, 549, 567

Scoresby's Whale Fishery, 789
Varssala, wretchedness of, 391
December Tales, 102

Las Cases's Journal of St. Helena, Vol. I. Segur's Maxims, 425
Vase Mantuan, the, 383
Dolabarre vn Dentition, 250

1, 23, 38, 106; Vol. II, 133, 147, 166; Serratea's Ferdinand VII., 728
Vauxhall, Account of, 426
Denmark Delineated, 657, 67

Vol. III. 294, 309, 326; Vol. IV. 563, | Seventy-Six, a Novel, 409
Venetian Hones, on the, 717
De Piana's Music, 709

583, 600.-

Sextuple Alliance, the, 361
Vienna, account of, 246
Details of the Arrest of an Englislıman. | Leibnitz, Exposition de, 250

Shamrock Leaves, 712
Villemains, M., on Milton, 317

147
Lewis's Zelinda, 460

Shortt's Visit to Milan, 632
- works of art in, 797
Dibdin's Sea Songs, 689
Liber Amoris, 409

Sismondi on European Literature, 465,
Volcano of Arequipa, 293
Dictionary of Quotations, 7

Liberal, the, No. II. 8, 26; III. 257; IV. 504
Volney refuted, 650, 701
Don Juan, 451, 552, 769

481

Simpson's Histories, 728
Wake got the Dead, a tale,
Douglas's Fall of Coustantinople, 323 Limbird's Novelist, 810

- Introduction to Schools, 795
Wales, New South, 208
Dubois's Letters on India, 498
Lockhart's Pilgrim's Tale, 773

Sketches in Bedlani, 535
Washington, anecdote of, 256
Duke of Mantna, a Tragedy, 419
Logan, a Novel, 282

Smiles for all Seasons, 424
Water Coloun, exhibition of, 2
Elmes's Life of Wren, 161, 182
London Liberal, II

Soligoy's Letters un England, 261, 273
193
Empecinado, Life of the, 458
London apd Paris, 757

Spaewife, the, 785, 807
ancient painting in, 591 Entail, the, a Novel, 19, 39

Louis XVIII., Journey of, 235

St. Aubyn's Phantoms, 460
Water Volcapo, 229
Erskine, Lord, Letter of, 282

Lucubrations of Humphrey Ravelin, 87 St. Ronan's Well, 820
Spout, 5.59
Esprit de Madame de Stael, 250
Lunn's Amor Patria, 746

Stewart's Collections and Recollections,
Waverley Novels, on the authorship of Rssays on Scenes in Italy, 232

Hora Jocosse, 788

129
the, 394

on Liberalism, 529
Macauley's, Miss, Mary Stuart, 361

Jamaica, 440, 472
Welsh Language, on the, 700, 748, 791 Essay on Dancing, 748

Malcolm's Central India, 578,598, 613 St. Johnstoun, a Romance, 737, 758
West's New Gallery, 414
Ewing's Geography, 443
Marshall's Naval Biography, 517

Student's Mauual, the, 296
Westminster Abbey, bistory of, 753, 806, | Fables for the Holy Allinnce, 289, 309 Mansiou op Miniature Painting, 123 Sweet's British Warblers, 727
825
Fain's Manuscript, 628, 647
Maria, a Shapdean Journey, 373

Tales of my father and Friends, 86
Westminster Hall, account of, 283 Falearo, 810

Masinger's Considerations on Europe, - of Old Mr. Jefferson, 358
Wilkie, the Painter, 202 ,
Faux's Days in America, 433, 456
250

of Humour, 754
Womeu, character of, 612
Ferdinand VII., life of, 817
May You Like It, 422

Temple of Truth, 757
Wolcot, Jr., anecdote of, 196
Fire Eater, 747

Maude's Legend of Raveuswood, 723 Tennant's, Cardinal Beaton, 442
Wordsworth, character of, 275

Fischer's Considerations on Germany, M'Diarmid's Vicar of Wakefield, 18 Thiers's Tour to the Pyrenees, 211
Ysambul, description of, 37

264

Memoirs of a Greek Lady, 393, 545 Ticheburn's Maid's Revenge, 282
Zhukovsky, mentoir of, 286
First Affections, 519

- Allied Arinics, 743

Tilloch on the Apocalypse, 437
Footman's Directory, 460

Meyricks on Ancient Armour, 673, 693, Times' Telescope, 761
Forman on the Tides, 374

745

Tour through the upper Provinces of
Review of Books.
Porget me not, 691
Milton's Apiarian Guide, 602

of Hindostan, 819

Trial of Rev. Mr. Irving
Fosbroke's Encyclopaedia of Antiquities, Mitford, Miss, her Julian, 177
Adam's Scourge of Lord Byron, 374
33, 120, 200, 773.

John, on Madhous

Trials of Margaret Lynds:
Africa, 417, 439
Franklin, Captain, Narrative of, 241, 259, | Monopoly Unmasked, 200

Underwood's Diary, 712
African Institution Reports, 518

278, 296
Montalvyn, a Drama, 281

Vallance on Caloric, 533
Age of Bronze, the, 209
Friendship's Offering, 724
1 Montholon's Historical Mis

Valperga, 13
Aikin's Memoirs, 450
Fulvius Valens, a Tragedy, 590

401, 424, 441, 708, 725

Villiers's France and Italy, 617, 650
Album, the, 12, v. 324
Gazetteer, General, 666

Napoleon's Memoirs, Vol. I. 5, 25, 56 Villemaid's Miscellabies, 330
Arago's Narrative, 81, 104, 121
Genlis's Memoirs of M. de Bonchamps, | Nash's Views in Paris, 490

Young Countess, 6
Arts, Transactions of the Society of, 235, 488

Naval and Military Auecdotes, 168 Waltop's Angler, 459
Austria, Picture of, 246
Ghost Stories, 405

eale's Views of Noblemen's Seats, 308 Warner's Illustrations, 514
Bail on the French Revolution, 282 Gordon's American Revolution. 8

- Westminster Abbey, 753, 806, 825 | Waterloo, a Poem, 712
Baily's Guatemala, 228
Gourgaud's Memoirs of Napoleon
Neelee's Poems, 193, 234

Watts's Poetical Sketches,
Banker's Daughter of Bristol, 710

vol. II. 401, 424, 441, 708

Nelson's History of Íslington, 465, 491 Week's Amusements, 810
Barker's Defence of the Greeks, 203. Gray's Elements of Pharmacy, 342 No Fiction, a Tale, 458

Wepsley's Four Songs, 700

100
Barugh's Loves of the Devils, 694 Guizot ou Conspiracies, 297

Note Book, the, 421

White, H. Kirke, MSS. 138.
Bell's Universal History, 392
Gurney's Lectures on Chemistry, 675 O'Driscoll's Views of Ireland

Wieland's Graces, 406
Blackford's Family of M Roy, 45
Guzman d' Alfarache, 649

Other Timios, a Novel, 216, 232
Bloomfield's Haselwood Hall, 42

Wright's Guide to the Giant's Causeway,
Gwenllean, a Tale, 139

Papworth 'op Gardening, 437
Blossoms of Anecdote, 340
Gymuastic Exercise, 455

Pampbleteer, No. XLII. 184: XLIII. Williams. Miss, on French Literature,
Bowsing's Russian Anthology, 202, 230 | Hammond's Travels in Rotherhitbe, 695 374; XLIV. 694.

| Willoughby, a Novel, 374

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critical bed of justice we know none of * PETITION me no petitions !" says us, either as friends or enemies. That

the parties brought in judgment before Memorial de Sainte Helene. Journal of King Arthur, in the extravaganza of Tom such a review, honest in its praise and

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the Emperor Napoleon at St. Helena. censure, and rapid in its decisions, was By the CounT DE LAS CASES. wald be our request, were the whole

a desideratum before our journal com- 2 vols. 8vo. London, 1823. pablic centered in our own proper per- menced, we were well assured, and of When we consider with what avidity sos, to every editor, who once a year this time and experience has since con every catch-penny publication relating Feels himself called upon to say some vioced us.

to Bonaparte has been seized, we cannot thing about himself,-a custom to which

Of our industry in the Review depart- be surprised that the publication of meve yield, we confess, so reluctant

ment, we need only refer to the last moirs, dictated and corrected by bimcompliance, that we would as soon read the dullest book that has passed in re- find a list of more than Two Hundred and conversations, recorded by one of

year's volume, where our readers will self, and a journal of his private life view before us--even Southey's Vision and Fifty works, consisting of several the most faithful of his followers, should of Judgment,' as go through the penance hundred volumes.

excite an unusual sensation. We are of an annual address.

In Original Communications our last not, we confess, among those who give Let it not, however, be supposed that volume can boast many valuable arti-implicit credence to statements which se are the less grateful to our readers for cles : and in the Miscellaneous depart- have evidently a taint of prejudice in ebeir support, or that we are the less sen- ment we believe it will be admitted their composition; and we regret that sible of our obligations to their kindness; that we have not been deficient, but those who, from their intercourse with but it is that we dislike all professions, that our work is what it professes to be Napoleon, have bad guch good opportuand wish only to be known by our works. _'an Analytical and General Reposi- nities of becoming his historians, should

This is now the fourth year that our tory of Literature, Philosophy, Sci- mix that history with personalities. duty to our readers and to our literary ence, Arts, History, the Drama, Mo- Mr. O'Meara's, work, valuable and infriends has demanded our thanks; dur, rals, Manners, and Amusements.' teresting as it was, appeared to some ing which time The Literary Chronicle Having thus glanced at the past, we disadvantage on this account; and even has been steadily rising in character and have now to speak of the future. Pro- the journal of Las Cases, though thus circulation, notwithstanding the oppo- fiting by experience, cujoying full lite- offending in a much less degree, is not sition it has had to encounter from pow- rary health and vigour, and with exten- aitogether free from such a disadvanerful and disingenuous rivals, and from sive means, which the rapidly increas- tage. There are, however, grounds of those numerous competitors who have ing sale of The Literary Chronicle is extenuation in the one which we look in arisen since its commencement. Many constantly augmenting, it shall be our vain for in the other: Count Las Cases of these, after fretting their brief hour, constant pride and attention to merit a was strongly attached to his royal mashave gone hence for ever, and others continuance of that liberal support we ter, and shared with him in all his sufexhibit such throes as indicate their have obtained, and to present new ferings; and, although he may not be speedy annihilation.

claims to additional patronage. With wholly free from political tergiversation, A few years' intimacy with our friends this view we have made arrangements, yet the fidelity with which he attended might render all explanation of the the value of which we doubt not the Napoleon in his misfortunes was unnature of The Literary Chronicle—all public will duly appreciate as they are shaken and sincere, and ought to cover retrospection of our labours unneces- developed. Our Review department a multitude of sins. sary; but as we are still increasing the shall be as honest and as comprehensive The Napoleon works now published, circle of our acquaintance, we may be as it has hitherto'been; while our Ori- and which are by far the most imporpermitted to introduce ourselves to our ginal Articles will be more numerous, tant that ever appeared on the subject, new friends in our own way.

and embrace subjects of real interest are four in number. Two of them are The avowed object of The Literary and utility.

the journal of Las Cases; the other two Claronicle is, then, to give an analytical Some improvements have also been are Napoleon's own Memoirs, as dictareview of every new work of value or in- made in the typographical execution of ted to General Gourgaud and Count terest as soon as published. Independ- The Literary Chronicle, which will in. Montholon. Count Las Cases, in a ent in principle, and unfettered by any future be printed with new modern preface to the volumes now before us, association, we criticise books, not their type, admitting some addition of mat- says, that he collected and recorded, anthors, and never inquire whether the ter, but calculated rather to assist the day by day, all that he saw of Napowriter is a Whig or à Tory, or what eye by its clearness, than to produce any leon, and all that he heard him say, may be his moral or political creed, or inconvenience in being more diminutive. during the period of eighteen months,

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