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LITERATURE, PHILOSOPHY, SCIENCE, ARTS, HISTORY, THE DRAMA,
MORALS, MANNERS, AND AMUSEMENTS.
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1 Every Volume of this work is complete in itself.
Ahyssinia, accountof, 213.
Ladies, hints for the, 333.
Law and Lawyers, defence of, 75.
Lazaroni, amusements of the, 570.
Edgeworth, R. L. life of, 305, 325, 342. Leap Year, notice of, 122.
* Lear,' King, original story of, 327.
Legendary Devil, the, 202.
LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC INTELLIGENCE,
16, 31, 48, 63, 80, 96, 107, 128, 144, 159,
175, 191, 207, 239, 256, 271, 288, 304, 320,
336, 351, 367, 383, 399, 415, 431, 448, 464,
FINE ARTS, 10, 30, 61, 107, 125, 158, 189, 479, 496, 512, 527, 544, 558, 575, 590, 606,
* 205, 223, 237, 253, 268, 301, 319, 334, 623, 639, 655, 671, 720, 735, 752, 766-8,784,
350, 365, 381, 398, 413, 431, 461, 478, 799, 815, 832.
208, 224, 240, 256, 272, 288, 304, 320, 336, 654, 702, 717, 732, 749, 767, 781, 813. Lithography, op, 24.
Little Britain, a Sketch, 546.
Living in Style, 173.
LONDINIANA, 140, 203, 284, 331, 491, 618,
FOREIGN LITERATURE, 9, 25, 248, 282, 345, 652, 685, 700, 714.
458, 507, 648.
Lord Mayor's Day, on, 714.
Madrid, a day at, 795.
Maiden's Leap, the, 380.
Marriage Customs, 332, 469, 820.
May Day Customs, 299.
Merchant Tailors' School, 140, 169, 184.
Methodism, history of, 280, 296.
Milner, Dr., life of, 410.
Minor Theatres, on the, 59.
Modern Amusement, 760.
-, Secret History of, 155, 185, 199. Montblanc, described, 491.
and Family, anecdotes of, 163. Mummies, account of, 805.
God save the King, origin of the anthem, 362. Naples, description of, 519.
National Ceremonies, 250.
Newspaper Chronology, 77.
New Year's Day, custom of, 8.
North Polar Passage, on the, 753, 778, 407, 825.
North-West Expedition, 735, 799.
Nubians, account of the, 72.
Old Maids, plan for, 198.
Orders of House of Commons, 811.
ORIGINAL CRITICISys on Principal Dramatic
and his Wives, 394.
Performers, 631, 668, 697, 730, 762,796, 829..
Paine, T. account of, 725.
Painting, on schools of, 385.
racter by, 650, 669, 684, 729, 795, 829. Hindoos, accountofthe,483,737,758,775, 792. Pearce, the Abyssinian Traveller, death of, 841..
Pearl Fishery at Panama, 412.
Persia, embassy to, 68.
Persian Stories, 88.
Petrifying Spring, 98.
Petition of Parts of Speech, 218.
Pindaries, account of the, 532.
Pitcairn's Island and the Mutineers, 711."
Poets, on, 26, 554.
Poetical Portraits, 12, 316.
Pompeii described, 357.
Precepts, fashionable, 396.
Prussian Agriculture, 628.
Pyramids, opening of the, 788.
INSTRUCTRESS, the, 603, 617, 633, 667, 699, Queen's, coronation of, 369,–Crown, 138.
747, 779, 310.
Reformation, on the, 695.
Rejected Poem, a, 665.
Rossini, anecdotes of, 550.
Rouen, cathedral of, 646.
Roxburgh Club, 412.
Royal Family, anecdotes of the, 517.
Vaults at Windsor, 157.
Science, anecdotes of, 388.
Scolding, cure for, 763.
Secret Writing, modes of, 375.
Self-Combustion, instance of, 83.
Siderography described, 228.
Silk, efficacy of, 447.
ronation Ceremonies, 241-Giovanni Sbogarro, New Britain, 755. Belzoni's Narrative, 769,
244, 263-Milman's Fall of Jerusalem, 257– 786, 805, 822, 838. Shabeeny's Timbuctoo,
Patronage, 265-Advice to Rouge et Noir Play- 773, 788. Tales of My Landlord, New Series,
ers, 266-Hogg's Winter Evening Tales, 273, 785. Mrs. Jamieson's Popular Voyages, 790.
314-Matthews's Diary of an Invalid, 276, 292 Juvenile County Atlas, 794. Gerning's Tour
-Southey's Life of Wesley, 279, 296—Jack along the Rhine, 801. Webb's Sonnets, 810.
son's Poems, 282---Poetical Paraphrase of Ruth, Mrs. Stothard's Tour in Normandy, 817, 836.
ib.-Louis Bonaparte's Historical Documents, The World in Miniature, 820. Time's Tele-
289, 308, 323–Mollien's Travels, 294-Young scope for 1821, 826. Hulbert's Biographical
Countess, 299-Edgeworth's Memoirs, 305, Sketches, 627. Hulbert's Choicest Flowers of
324, 342-Biographia Curiosa, 312-Starke's English Poetry, ib. The New Prophetic Alma-
Travels, 321, 339, 357-Moncrieff's Ivanhoe, nack for 1821, 833. The Literary Pocket Book,
son and Revelation, ib._Odeleben's Narrative, 835. Letters written for the Post and not for
337,358_Whitby's Retrospection, 344_Prince the Press, 837. The Dejuné, 840.
Maximilian's Travels, 353_Trivial Poems and
Triolets, 355-Jones's Miscellanies, 360-Mi-
369, 391-Barton's Poems, 371-Playfair's Ode to New Year, 12-Lines, 14-Epitaplı, ib.
France as it is, 372_Peerage Chart, 374-1-Answer to Charade, 29—Stanzas, ib.-Lines,
James's Italian Schools of Painting, 385--Tan- ib.-Time, ib.Stanzas, 44-Melancholy, ib.-
coigne's Jonmney into Persia, 390—Enthusiasm 'Tis Love, 45—Beauties of Nature, ib.—Health,
of Methodists and Papists, 401-Brown's An- ib.--Songs, 61-Epigram, ib.--Child of Misery,
tiquities of the Jews, 404-Graham's Travels, ib.-- Translation, 77—My Lady's Face, ib.
406—Bowring on Spain, ib.-The Retreat, 408. Love, 78—Winter Scenes, ib.-Lines on the
Hughes's Travels in Sicily, Greece, &c., 417, Death of George III. and the Duke of Kent, 94,
435, 468, 486, 504. Wordsworth's River Dud- 95—Answer to an unpleasant Question, 106.-
don, 420. Essays and Sketches of Life and LOde to St. Valentine. ib-Love in St. Giles's,
Character, 422. Good Humour, 424. Turner's 106, 125.-Lines, ib.-The Birth Day, ib.-Va-
Tour in the Levant, 433, 455, 475. The Fancy, lentine, 142– Epigram, ib.—Sonnet, ib.-Cot-
437. System of Education for the King of tage of Peace, 158—To Corinna, ib.-Impromptu,
Rome, 440. Life of Kotzebue, 449. Barry 173–Labin, ib.-Lines, 188—Rhymes, 1894
Cornwall's Marcian Colonna, 452. Defferrari's Dream of Memory, ib. Songs, 205—Epigram,
Italian Grammar, 457. A Queen's Appeal, ib.The Oath, ib.-An Address, 222-Lelia,
465. Stanzas to the Queen, ib. The Protocol, 236—Rural Life, 237—The Tear, ib.-Lines,
ib. Mrs. Opie's Tales of the Heart, 466. Wif- 253--The Parting Sigh, ib.-Serenade, ib.-
fen's Julia Alpinula, 470. Lochiel, 473. Pin- Lines, 268—Sonnet, ib.—Lines, 286—A Dream,
nock's County Histories, 476. Hamilton'. ib.--Serenade, 303–Irish Rebel to his Mistress,
and other Poems, 484. Letters from Germany Lily, and Zephyr, ib.-Translation, ib.-De-
and Holland, 485. Setches of Italy, 497, 519. serted Mother to her Infant, ib. Song, 333–
Thurtle's History of Spain, 500. Transactions Epitaph on a Dog, ibLines, ib.—To Miss Ca-
of the Literary Society of Bombay, 513. Mrs. rew, 334-Lines, 349—Sonnet, ib —The Con-
Delany's Letters, 517. Syntax's Tour in Search trast, 364- Ode to Music, ib.-Gratitude, 380
of Consolation, 529. Galiffe's Italy, 534, 549, Love, ib. -Lovely Woman, ib.The Minstrel
568. Paine on the violin, 538. Piranesi's Ita. Boy, 381-Courtesy, 396_Epigram, 397-Ju-
lian Grammar, ib. Supreme Bon Ton, 545. lia, ib.-Despair, ib.Stanzas, 413–To Eliza,
Lifeof Anne Boleyn,553. Advice to Julia, 561. ib.-The Widow'd Bride, ib —Prayer to Venus,
Crawford's Indian Archipelago, 563. Annals 431—Epigram, ib.— The Forester's Song, 446m
, Arctic Regions ; Ross's Voyage of Discovery; Return, 813–To J. W. Dalby, Esq., ib.-The
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Review of New Books. When The Literary Chronicle was first commenced, Ivanhoe ; a Romance. By the Author of Waverlý,' we contented ourselves with barely stating the general na- &c. 3 vols. crown 8vo. pp. 996. Edinburgh, 1820. ture of the work, and avoided all those professions which If the present volumes do not let us into the grand secret are seldom credited, and in which the word of promise of the authorship of the Scottish historical novels, an adis kept to the ear only.' If those professions were deemed vertisement from Messrs. Constable informs us, that Waunaecessary at the commencement, they will scarcely now verley, Guy Mannering, The Antiquary, Rob Roy, and be expected, when an acquaintance of eight mouths with the three series of the Tales of My Landlord are all from the Public has enabled them to judge for themselves ; the same pen. Much conjecture had been bazarded, and it is, therefore, with honest pride, that we refer to the no small quantity of ink spilt, to shew, that Rob Roy and volume just completed, and with gratitude we acknow the Tales of My Landlord, were not by the author of the ledge, that the public patronage has realized our fondest first three works; and to this opinion we confess we inexpectations. It has been a leading feature of The Lite- clined. But if all these works are really written by the sary Chronicle, that no article having the slightest ten- 'great unknown,' it gives us a still higher opinion of his dency to immorality should be inserted; that while we talents than we had before entertained; for it proves not instructed the minds, we should not corrupt the hearts of only the power of his transcendant genius, but also the vaour readers, and that our pages should contain
riety he can impart in the exercise of it. We will not now, which, dying, we would wish to blot,'
detain our readers by any further exordium, but proceed The advantage of a weekly review, by communicatiog to analyse Ivanhoe,' a novel which partakes more of the to the public an account of every new work of value and nature of romance, than any of the author's former proimportance with all its freshness, is too obvious to be ductions. doubted, and, in this respect, has a decided superiority
In an excellent dedicatory epistle to the Rev. Dr. over those pablications which appear less frequently Dryasdust, F. A. S.' of York, the author, who now ap.
The price at which The Literary Chronicle is pub- pears under the cognomen of Laurence Templeton, of lished, by placing it within the reach of all classes of the Toppingwold, in Cumberland, discusses the questioir, reading public, offers the means of diffusing an acquaint- whether an interest might not be obtained for the truance with all that is interesting in the literature and science ditions and manners of old England, similar to that of the day, more extensively than any other periodical which has been excited in behalf of those of our poorer publication.
and less celebrated neighbours, remarking that,--The independence which we professed in our critical de
• The Kendal Green, though its date is more ancient, ought partment has been strictly maintained: The Literary Chro- surely to be as dear to our feelings as the variegated tartans nicle is a Review of Books, but not a Bookseller's Review: of the north. The name of Robin Hood, if duly conjured this is a distinction which we know the public will be able to with, should raise a spirit as soon as that of Rob Roy; and appreciate, and we look for no other patronage or reward, the patriots of England deserve 110 less their renown in our than sach as our honest labours may justly claim. modern circles, than the Bruces and Wallaces of Caledonia.'
How far the Bill now peuding in Parliament, respect- The date of the story of Ivanhoe, refers to a period toing periodical publications, may affect us, we have not wards the end of the reign of Richard 1, when his return yet correctly ascertained; but our readers inay rest as- from his long captivity was rather wished for than expected sured, that no alteration in our plan will be made, unless by his despairing and oppressed subjects. The site of the in obedience to those laws which the Legislature may commencement of the tale is in the neighbourhood of deem it necessary to enact, and upon which we shall be Doncaster, in a forest, whereable to speak decisively in our next.
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