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LiTERATURE, PHILOSOPHY, SCIENCE, ARTS, HISTORY, THE DRAMA,
MORALS, MANNERS, AND AMUSEMENTS.

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Abyssinia, accountof, 213.

AU Pacha, cruelties of, 43 6,48C, 533,

Alnwick Castle, grandeur of, 594.

Americanisms, 630.

Angelo, Michael, anecdotes of, 386-8.

Ants, history of, 705, 722.

AjJichsms, 134. .

Assassins, French, 136

Banks, Sir Joseph, life of, 429,444.

Bartholomew Fair, 588.

Bathos, 362.

Eryeux Tapestry, 663.

Beadle, the, 682.

Fse, 16,32,48,64,06, 112,128,160,17C.192, 208,224,240, 256,272, 288,304, 320,336, 352, 368,333, 400, 416,448,464,480, 496, 512, 528, 544, 559, 575,591,607,640,656, 672, 688, 704, 720, 736, 768, 784, 800,816, 844.

Jleggars, continental, 332, 627.
Uerri, Due de, life of, 170.
Bird Mr., life of,

Boleyn, Anne, account of, 395, 553, 673 Bonaparte, anecdotes of, 99, 290, 337 9, 358, 497.

Bolocudos, account of the, 354.
Brazil, description of, 345.
Bretons, customs of the, 818, 836.
Broken heart, the, 178.
Brune, Marshal, death of, 540.
Burke, Mr., first rise of, 835.
Burning Springs in America, 252.
Business in Scotland, 60.
Byron, Lord, anecdote of, 59.
Cachmere Shawls, 502.
Calas, the fate of, 230.
Gilder, Sir R., -vindicated, 657.
Camel, natural history of the, 457.
Cameleon, account of the, 839.
Canada, description of, 9, 27, 424, 443.
Cunova, anecdotes of, 499, 551.
Cape of Good Hope, letter from the, 587.
Captivity, anecdotes of, 310.
Card-playing, defence of, 152.
Carlton House, history of, 165.
Caroline, Queen, Sketches of Life and Cha-
racter by, 650, 669, 684, 729, 795, 829.
Cervantes, life of, 790.
Chemical Experiments, 590.
Christmas Customs, 826.
Christ's Hospital, history of, 203, 218.
Church Melody, on, 426.
Clerical Dancing, 827, 840.
Coleridge's lines on the Queen, 424.
Conversion, instantaneous, 34rt.
Coronations, 105, 138, 241, 392.
Correspondent, on the death of a, 249.
Critical Independence, 374.
Dabomians, account of the, 598, 614.
Dash, how to cut a, 713.
Deleval, Sir F. anecdotes of, 307.
Diamonds, valuable, 105.
Dionysius, ear of, 419.
Divining Rod, the, 303.
Drama, 14, 31, 47, 62, 78, 95, 143, 159,
174, 191, 207,238, 255, 271, 287, 303, 317,
335, 351, 366,383, 398, 415, 431, 447, 459,
463, 479, 494, 511, 527, 543,558, 575, 590,
605, 621, 638, 655, 671, 687, 703, 718, 734,
750, 766,782, 798, 815, 331, 843.
Dramatic Authors in France, 28.
Drunkenness, names for, 509.
Dulwich Gallery, critiques on, 702, 732, 742,
781.

Eclipse of the Sun, 606.

Economy of Queen Elizabeth, 504.

Eddystone Lighthouse, 64.

Edgeworth, R. L. life of, 305, 345, 342.

Edward, a pathetic tale, 393.

Electioneering, 185.

Eloquence, anecdotes of, 66.

Enterprise, Ditto, 243.

Feudal Kings of France, 11.

Fidelity, anecdotes of, 803.

Fine Arts, 10, 30, 61, 107, 125, 158, 189, 205, 223, 237, 263, 268, 301, 319, 334, 350, 365, 381, 398, 413, 431, 461, 478, 493, 565, 542, 558, 574, 605, 620, 638, 654, 702, 717, 732, 749, 767, 781, 813.

Fingul's Cave described, 120.

Fire of London, 618.

Florian and Mariette, 67.

Foreign Literature, 9, 25, 248, 282, 345, 458, 507, 648.

Foune-Telling, evils of, 104.

Foundling Hospitals, history of, 84.

Franklin Dr., letters of, 522, 573, 636.

France, agriculture of, 372.

French Theatres, 521.

Fruit Trees, British, 689.

Gaming, on, 649.

Garrick, letters of, 693.

Genius, on, 083.

George III., Ufeof, 89,110.

, Secret History of, 155, 185, 199.

——— and Family, anecdotes of, 163.

God save the King, origin of the anthem, 362.

Goldsmith, Dr., letter of, 693.

Grattan, Mr., life of, 377.

Grecian Marriages and Funerals, 68.

Hadleigh, Mary of, 601.

Hampton Court Palace, 130.

Hanover, account of, 149.

Haylcy, Wm.Esq , poems by, 812.

Haywood, Eliz., account of, 409, 602.

Henry VIII., cruelties of, 696,708.

and his Wives, 394.

Herculancum, account of, 341.

Heroism, anecdotes of, 454.

Hiinala Mountains, the, 552, 741, 757.

Hindoos, accountof the, 483,737,758,775,792.

Hindostan, account of, 481.

Holy Fire, distribution of the, 455.

Sepulchre, knights of the, 54.

Howe, Michael, life of, 360.

Humanity, anecdotes of, 65.

Humour, anecdotes of, 691.

Hunt and Coleridge, Messrs. 489.

Hj pocondtiac, the, 135.

Icebergs, account of, 227.

Imagination, anecdotes, of, 739.

Impaling of a slave, 563.

lmprovisatrice, 279.

Inquisition, on the, 236, 347.

Instinct, anecdotes of, 595.

Instructress, the, 603, 617, 033, 667, 699, 747,779,810.

Italian Banditti, 726.

Javanese Bats, GO.

Jealousy, on, 267.

Jerusalem, description of, 53.

Jews, antiquities of the, 404.

Jesuit of Maranham, 635.

Justice, anecdotes of, 530.

Kensington Palace, history of, 131.

Kent, life of the duke of, 192,

Knighthood, orders of, 571.

Kottebue, life of, 449.

Ladies, hints for the, 333.

Law and Lawyers, defence of, 75.

Lazaroni, amusements of the, 570.

Leap Year, notice of, 122.

« Lear,' King, original story of, 327.

Legendary Devil, the, 202.

LlTERART AND SCIENTIFIC INTELLIGENCE,

16, 31, 48, 63, 80, 96, 107, 126, 144, 159, 175, 191; 207, 239, 256, 271; 288, 304, 320, 336, 351, 367, 383, 399, 415, 431, 448, 464, 479, 496, 512, 527, 544, 558, 575,590, 606, 623, 639,655, 671,720, 735,752, 766-8,784, 799, 815, 832. .,

Literary Quackery, 198.

Lithography, on, 24. .

Little Britain, a Sketch, 546.

Living in Style, 173.

Londiniana, 140, 203, 284, 331, 491, 618,

652, 685, 700, 714. Lord Mayor's Day, on, 714. Madrid, a day at, 795. Maiden's Leap, the, 380. Mariner's Return, the, 376. 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. Montblanc, described, 491. Mummies, account of, 805. Naples, description of, 519. National Ceremonies, 250. Newspaper Chronology, 77. New Year's Day, custom of, 8. North Polar Passuge, on the, 753,778,407,^25. North-West Expedition, 735, 799. Nubians, account of the, 72. Old Maids, plan for, 198.' Orders of House of Commons, 811. Original Criticisms on Principal Dramatio

Performers, 631,668,697,730,762,796,829. Paine, T. account of, 725. Painting, on schools of, 385. Patagonians, account of the, 85. Pcarce, the Abyssinian Traveller, death of, 841. Pearl Fishery at Panama, 412. Persia, embassy to, 68. Persian Stories, 88. Petrifying Spring, 98. Petition of Paris of Speech, 218. Pindarics, account of the, 532. Pitcairn's Island and the Mutineers, 711. Poets, on, 26, 554. Poetical Portraits, 12, 316. —— Triads, 747. Pompeii described, 357. Precepts, fashionable, 396. Prussian Agriculture, 628. Pyramids, opening of the, 788. Queen's, coronation of, 369,—Crown, 138. 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. . ■ .

Simplon, account of the, 293,322.
Snakes, water, history of, 42.
Sp\nish Anecdotes, 329.

• Constitution, 501.

Spitzbergen, account of, 634. *

St. James's Palace, history of, 150.

St. Paul's School, 284.

St. Peter's Church, account of, 340..

Stage Coachman, the, 565.

Statistics, 745.

Steam Navigation, 39.

Streets, on the names of, 652, 685, 700.

Suliots, bravery of the, 488,504.

Superstitions of the Normans, 626.

Taylor, Dr. Martyrdom of, 599.

Tea-Plant, history of the, 37!

Tentyra, temple of, 771.

Theseus, temple of, 435.

Timbuctoo, account of, 773.

Toes, use of the, 794

Turkish punishments, 475.

Vampires on, 539.

Veteran's Arm, the, 460.

Vesuvius, eruption of, 188.

Village, the pride of the, 666.

Volney, count, life of, 347.

Wallachians, account of the, 182.

Warwick's Spare Minutes, C29.

Washington, statue of, 411.

Water (Clocks, history of, 69. '.

Companies, history of, 491.

Weather, history of the, 183,138.
Welsh Superstitions, 316.
Wesley, John, life of, 278,296.
West, Benjamin, life of, 219, 233.
Whale, anecdotes of the, 860. *
Wife of Three Husbands, 556.
William the Conqueror, funeral Of, 662.
Windsor Castle, history of, 40.
Wolsey, Cardinal, character of, 694.
Worqan's Heart, 746.
Ybsambjil, temple of, 786, 807X
York, life of the duchess of, 522.
Young, Arthur, Esq. life of, 330.
Zealanden, New, account of, 557.

REVIEW OF NEW BOOKS.

Ivanhoe. 1, 21—Anastaslus, 4, 20, 34, 54—
Time's Telescope, 7—Spenca's Anecdotes, 17
—Hullmandel's Lithography, 24—Walsh's Ap-
peal, 33—Rondeau's Recitations, 37—History
of the Tea Plant, iA.—Quarterly Journal, 39—
Hogg's Jacobite Relics, 49—Burckhardl's Tra-
vel's, 50, 72,101,116—Letter's from Palestine,
53—Brown's Legitimacy, 5«"—Percy Anec-
dotes, 65, 132, 163, 243, 310, 386,454,530,
595, 091,739, 803—Williams's History of In-
ventions, 68, 83—Clare's Poems, 71—Observa-
tions on the Theatres, 74—Pamphleteer, 81—
Cordova's Voyage, 85—Life of Cromwell, 97—
ICilliams's Travels, 98—Glenfell, 100—Shroud
of Royalty, 103—Lessons of Thrift, 113—Ma-
cullock's Western Isles, 118—Gay's Poems,
121—Redmond the Rebel, iA.—Pyne's Royal
Residences, 129, 150, 165—Santagnello's Ita-
lian Dictionary, 132—Campaigns of the Duke
of Wellington, 145—Hodgkin's Travels, 147—
Accum on Adulterations, 161—Mrs. Hemans's
Sceptic, 167—Geoffrey Crayon's Sketch Book,
Vol. I, 177, 195, 216 —Vol. II, 546, 565—
Comic Talcs, 180—Wilkinson's Wallachia, &c.,
182—Emigrant's Return, 184—Glenfurgus, 193
—Poetical Tributes, 197—Taylor's Star, 198—
The Monastery, 209—Herbert's Hedin, 214—
Mrs. Sargant's Letters, 218—Scoresby's Arctic
Regions, 225, 247, 259—Quarterly Journal,
228—Swan's Retribution, 229—Thomson's Co-

ronation Ceremonies, 241—Giovanni Sbogarro,
244, 263—Milman's Fall of Jerusalem, 257—
Patronage, 265—Advice to Rouge et Noir Play-
ers, 266—Hogg's Winter Evening Tales, 273,
314—Matthews's Diary of an Invalid, 276, 292
—Southey's Life of Wesley, 279, 296—Jack
son's Poems, 282—Poetical Paraphrase of Ruth,
ib.—Louis Bonaparte's Historical Documents,
289, 308, 323—Mollien's Travels, 294—Young
Countess, 299—Edgeworth's Memoirs, 305,
324, 342—Biographia Curiosa, 312—Starke's
Travels, 321, 339, 857—Moncrieff's Ivanhoe,
326^—Home's Deism refuted, iA.—Cooke's Rea-
son and Revelation, ib—Odeleben's Narrative,
337,358—Whitby's Retrospection, 344—Prince
Maximilian's Travels, 353—Trivial Poems and
Triolets, 355-—Jones's Miscellanies, 360—Mi-
chael Howe, ib,—Taylor's Glory of Regality,
369, 391—Barton's Poems, 371—Play fair's
France as it is, 372—Peerage Chart, 374—
James's Italian Schools of Painting, 385—Tan-
coigne's Journey into Persia, 390—Enthusiasm
of Methodists and Papists, 401—Brown's An-
tiquities of the Jews, 404—Graham's Travels,
406—Bowring on Spain, ib.—The Retreat, 408.
Hughes's Travels in Sicily, Greece, See., 417,

436, 468,486, 504. Wordsworth's River Dud-
don, 420. Essays and Sketches of Life and
Character, 422. Good Humour, 424. Turner's
Tour in the Levant, 433,455,475. The Fancy,

437. System of Education for the King of
Rome, 440. Life of Kotzebue, 449. Barry
Cornwall'sMarcian Colonna, 452. Defferraria
Italian Grammar, 457. A Queen's Appeal,
465. Stanzas to the Queen, ib. The Protocol,
ib. Mrs. Opie's Tales of the Heart, 466. Wif-
fen's Julia Alpinula, 470. Lochiel, 473. Pin-
nock's County Histories, 476. Hamilton's
Hindostan, 461,502,552, 552. Keats's Lamia
and other Poems, 484. Letters from Germany
and Holland, 485. Setches of Italy, 497, 519.
Tuurtle's History of Spain, 500. Transactions
of the Literary Society of Bombay, 513. Mrs.
Delany's Letters, 517. Syntax's Tour in Search
of Consolation, 529. Galiffe's Italy, 534, 549,
568. Paine on the violin, 538. Piranesi's Ita-
lian Grammar, ib. Supreme Bon Ton, 545.
Lifeof Anne Boleyn, 553. Advice to Julia, 561.
Crawford's Indian Archipelago, 563. Annals
of Peterhead, 570. The Abbot, 577. living's
Catechisms, 585. Harmoniere's French Dic-
tionary, 586, Brooke's Guide to the Stars,
587. Spiker's Travels, 593, 611. M'Leod's
Voyage to Africa, 597, 614. Drakcs's Winter
Nights, 599. Cheltenham Mail Bag, 609.
Maxeppa Travestied, 612. Clarke's Tour of
Europe, 613. Select Biography, 615. Tur-
ner's Tour in Normandy, 625, 645, 661. Ja-
cob's Agriculture of Germany, &e. 627. Re-
trospective Review, 629. Jack Randall's
Diary, 630. Knickerbocker's History of New
York, 641, 659, 678. Third Tour of Dr. Syn-
tax, 644. Ashford Rectory, 647. NavalChro-
nology of Great Britain, 657. Sheffield Park,
664. Lingard's Hist, of England, Vol. IV, 673,
694, 708. Colman's Posthumous Letters, 675,'
692. Clarke's Tour of Asia, 681. Phillips'
Pomarium Britannicum, 689. Pinnock's French
Catechisms, 697. Huber's History of Ants,
705,722. Britannia's Cypress, 710. The Vi-
sion, 721. Hulbert's Literary Beauties, 725.
Ward's History of tie Hindoos, 737,758, 775,
792. Fraser's Journey to the Himala Moun-
tains, 741, 757. Fables from La Fontaine, 744.
Phipps's Voyage towards the North Pole; Bar-
ringtoti's Possibility of approaching the North
Pole; Barrow's History of Voyages into the
Arctic Regions; Ross's Voyage of Discpvery
Journal of Ship Alexander, 753, 778, 807, 824.

New Britain, 755. Belzoni's Narrative, 769r
786, 805, 822, 838. Shabeeny's Timbuctoo,
773, 788. Tales of My Landlord, New Series,
785. Mrs. Jamieson's Popular Voyages, 790.
Juvenile County Atlas, 794. Geming's Tout
along the Rhine, 801. Webb's Sonnets, 810.
Mrs. Stothard's Tour in Normandy, 817, 836.
The World in Miniature, 820. Time's Tele-
scope for 1821, 826. Hulbert's Biographical
Sketches, 827. Hulbert's Choicest Flowers of
English Poetry, ib. The New Prophetic Alma-
nack for 1821, 833. The Literary Pocket Book,

834. Nichols's Recollections and Reflections,

835. Letters written for the Post and not fox
the Press, 837. The Dejune, 840.

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UUbfefo of ilely asoofcs.

Ieanhoe; a Romance. By the Author of 'Waverly,'

&c. 3 vols, crown 8vo. pp. 996. Edinburgh, 1820. If the present volumes do not let us into the grand secret of the authorship of the Scottish historical novels, an advertisement from Messrs. Coustable informs us, that Waverley, Guy Mannering, The Antiquary, Rob Roy, and the three series of the Tales of My Landlord are all from the same pen. Much conjecture had been hazarded, and no small quantity of ink spilt, to shew, that Rob Roy and the Tales of My Landlord, were not by the author of the first three works; audio this opinion we confess we inclined. But if all these works are realJy written by the 'great unknown,' it gives us a still higher opinion of his talents than we had before entertained; for it proves not only the power of his trauscendant genius, but also the variety he can impart in the exercise of" it. We will not now. detain our readers by any further exordium, but proceed to analyse ' Ivanhoe,' a novel which partakes more of the nature of romance, than any of the author's former productions.

In an excellent dedicatory epistle to ■ the Rev. Dr. Dryasdust, F. A. S.' of York, the author, who now appears under the cognomen of * Laurence Templeton, of Toppingwold, in Cumberland,* discusses the question, whether an interest might not be obtained for the traditions and manners of old England, similar to that which has been excited in behalf of those of our poorer and less celebrated neighbours, remarking that,-—

'The Kendal Green, though its date is more ancient, ought surely to be as dear to our feelings as the variegated tartans of the north. The name of Robin Hood, if duly conjured with, should raise a spirit as soon as that of Rob Roy; and the patriots of England deserve ho less their renown in our modern circles, than the Bruces and Wallaces of Ca'edonia.'

The date of the story of Ivachoe, refers to a period towards the end of the reign of Richard I, when his return from his long captivity was rather wished for than expected by his despairing and oppressed subjects. The site of the commencement of the tale is in the neighbourhood of Doucaster, in a forest, where—

'Hundreds of broad short-stemmed oaks, which had witnessed, perhaps, the stately march of the Roman soldiery, flung their broad gnarled arms over a thick carpet of the most delicious green sward; in some places they were intermingled with beeches, hollies, and copsewood, of various descriptions, so closely as to intercept the level beams of the sinking sun; in others they receded from each other, forming those long sweeping vistas, in the intricacy of which the eye delights to lose itself, while imagination considers them as the paths to yet wilder scenes of sylvan solitude. Here the red rays of the sun shot a broken and discoloured light, that partially hung upon the shattered boughs and mossy trunks of the

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