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ANALYSIS

NUMBER FOR JANUARY.

ART. I. Internal Dangers of the Country. P. 1-16.

Character of times—prevalent delusion and radical errors—their probable
consequences--revolution described-features of existing disease specified

-remedy proposed and enforced.

Art. II. Benjamin West, and Progress of Fine Arts in England.

P. 17–43.

Historical sketch and biographical notices relative to progress of fine arts

in England from time of Henry VIII.--Memoirs of Benjamin West,

with extracts from Mr. Galt's work-account of institutions for promo-

tion of fine arts-influence of West on fine arts.

Art. III. Political State of Germany. P. 44–66.

Görres' work characterized-anticipated value of it not realized prelimina-

ry and general observations on political state of Germany—work analyz-

ed, with extracts-concluding disapprobation.

Art. IV. Louis Bonaparte. P. 66-90.

Rarity of royal authors Louis very probably author of work—its general

nature detail of its most important contents, with sundry reflections, cri-

ticisms, animadversions, and quotations-low character of work, and

blunders of its author.

Art. V. Mackenzie's Illustrations of Phrenology. P. 90—108.

Progress of intellectual philosophy—defects of prevalent systems--difficul-

ties in science to be removed-claims of phrenology-its principles and

probable benefits-nature, plan, and objects of work--its value appre-

ciated.

Art. VI. Wiffen's Julia Alpinula, &c. P. 108–116.

The real Julia Alpinula eulogized-her history might have been in better

hands—the author's defects specimens of his performance, with strictures

--other poems in the work characterized-friendly advice to author.

Art. VII. The Percy Anecdotes-Humanity. P. 116-121.

General opinion of anecdotes—how to use them-nature of present work

specimens.

NUMBER FOR FEBRUARY.

Art. I. Private Correspondence of David Hume. P. 127-138.'

Authenticity of work admitted general character of its contents not very

important, but has interest-specimens of correspondence, with occasional

remarks—the letters do not, on the whole, raise the character of the writ-

ers-moral inferences from work.

ART. II.-A Father's Gift to his Children, &c. P. 139–143.

Importance of domestic and paternal instruction Scotland still eminently
enjoys it-commendation of author and the works noticed, with extracts

value of such productions as antidotes to infidelity.

Art. III. Prinsep’s Narrative of British India, &c. P. 144-158.

Qualified commendation of author-peculiar relation between India and the

British government-abstract of recent history—progress of Pindarees

defeat of Mahrattas--cholera morbus attacks British army-Holkar sub-

dued—the Peishwa surrenders-predominance of British power--what the

utility of our Indian possessions.

Art. IV. Progress of the Fine Arts in Scotland. P. 159_-179.

Why noticed-historical sketch and biographical remarks, with critical ob.

servations" Illustrations of Waverley, &c. &c.” by Allan, specially and

favourably mentioned.

ART. V. The Percy Anecdotes--Eloquence. P. 180-186.

Preliminary estimate of Part II.-specimens.

Art. VI.-History of Fruits known in Britain. P. 186-208.

Mr. Phillips's work disappoints expectation-what it is, and is not-its most

important contents noticed, with corrections and supplementary remarks

-qualified commendation.

ART. VII. Murray's Account of Discoveries in Asia. P. 208–218.

Favourable opinion of work-its nature and design--some of the most im-

portant enterprises of which it treats noticed, with extracts.

ART. VIII. Life of Andrew Hofer. P. 219-231.

Original work censured for depreciating Hofer--probably the production of

Baron Hormayr, whose eulogium it forins-memoirs of Hofer, with ex-
tracts.

Art. IX. Knickerbocker's History of New York. P. 232_248.
Fanciful encomium--ludicrous extracts and commentary,

NUMBER FOR MARCH,

ART. I. Dunbar's Addition to the Collectanea Majora. P. 253-277,

ardy cultivation of classical literature in Scotland accounted for its recent
progress-merits of Dalzel-examination of Dunbar's addition to his Ma.
jora-contents of volume extracts, strictures, and commendations-ger
neral opinion highly favourable,

Art. II. The Percy Anecdotes ---Youth. P. 278-291.
A copious subject-how to be treated--selected instances of precocity.

Art. III. Modern History of Prussia. P. 291–310. Reference to former volumes-greater caution of author recently-imperfection of work-abstract of most important contents.

ART. IV. Jacobite Relics-Second Series. P. 310-323. Former opinion of editor on the whole confirmed-analysis of work, with extracts and miscellaneous remarks.

Art. V. Kenilworth. P. 324-353. Reiterated eulogium of author-charms of his English subjects-story analyzed, with ample extracts.

ART. VI. Lloyd's Thoughts in London. P. 354363. Peculiar character of this poet--specimenis, with remarks Mr. Lloyd's defects surpassed by his excellencies.

Arr. VII. State of the Press. P. 363—376. Claimant importance of press--culpable indifference to it--more culpable fa

vour towards its crimes this chargeable on whigs-consequent growth of evils--high value of genuine freedom of press-its limits-enjoined by necessities and nature of society its safeguard liable to be corrupted by its licentiousness-prostituted literature what the press has done, no ara gument for its future and entire excellence-sophistical and dangerous opi. nions as to prevalence and unmixed benefit of truth-special and chief examples of pestilent writers-best and true remedy to be sought, not in coercion, but in intellectual superiority-duty of the well-disposed to exert and encourage it.

NUMBER FOR APRIL. Art. I. Political State of Germany. P. 381-408. Notice of Mr. Sartorius-general view of his work-progress of Germany

how influenced by French revolution-its present aspect, component parts, various institutions, and political discontents especially of Austria, Prussia, Bavaria, Wirtemberg, Baden, Darmstadt, Hesse Cassel, Saxony, Hanover-author's general opinion as to condition of Germany-his remedies against threatening evils.

Art. II. The Scrap Book. P. 408—416. Qualified estimate of work-editor's mismanagement of metaphors-commendation-extracts.

Art. III. Albrechtsberger on Musical Composition. P. 416-428. Why noticed-nature of work-judgment respecting translator, and objec

tions to some of his opinions commendation of work, with sundry remarks on principles, difficulties, styles of music-sketch of its progress as a science -comparison of old and modern school.rules of severe school to be studied, thougil condemned.

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